Sep 27, 2020  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Courses


 

Accounting

  
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    ACCT 2331 - Accounting Principles 1 - Financial

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Description
    Fundamentals of financial accounting.
    TCCNS Equivalent: ACCT 2301
  
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    ACCT 2332 - Accounting Principles 2 -Managerial

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0


    Prerequisite: ACCT 2331  or equivalent with grade C or better.


    Description
    Fundamentals of managerial accounting.


    TCCNS Equivalent: ACCT 2302

  
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    ACCT 3172 - Analysis of Accounting Data with Excel

    Credit Hours: 1.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 1    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: Junior standing; good academic standing; and one or more of the following: pre-business major with advisor approval, declared business major, or if required for a declared minor or special program.
    Description
    Data Analysis with Excel.
  
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    ACCT 3366 - Financial Reporting Frameworks

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: ACCT 2331  or equivalent with a grade of C or better; ACCT 2332  with a grade of C or better or concurrent enrollment in ACCT 2332  ; good academic standing; and one or more of the following: pre-business major with advisor approval, declared business major, or if required for a declared minor or special program.
    Description
    Introduction to GAAP and IFRS standard setting processes and frameworks. Accounting process and its application.
  
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    ACCT 3367 - Intermediate Accounting I

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: ACCT 3366  , or equivalent with a grade of C or better; good academic standing; and one or more of the following: pre-business major with advisor approval, declared business major, or if required for a declared minor or special program.
    Description
    Accounting organizations, the conceptual framework of accounting, the accounting process, basic financial statements, and the time value of money. Financial theory and practice in accounting for assets.
  
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    ACCT 3368 - Intermediate Accounting II

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: ACCT 3367  ,with a minimum grade of C; good academic standing; and one or more of the following: pre-business major with advisor approval, declared business major, or if required for a declared minor or special program.
    Description
    Financial theory and practice in accounting for liabilities, shareholders’ equity, earnings per share, and special disclosure topics.
  
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    ACCT 3371 - Accounting Information Systems

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: ACCT 3366  , or equivalent with a grade of C or better and MIS 3300  or equivalent; good academic standing; and one or more of the following: pre-business major with advisor approval, declared business major, or if required for a declared minor or special program.
    Description
    Accounting systems, including file, program, control, and system structures.
  
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    ACCT 3377 - Cost Accounting

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: ACCT 2332  with a grade of C or better; good academic standing; and one or more of the following: pre-business major with advisor approval, declared business major, or if required for a declared minor or special program.
    Description
    A review and expansion on issues associated with traditional product-costing methods and recognize the need for changing existing management accounting systems to calculate more accurate product costs and better cost information.
  
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    ACCT 3378 - Management Accounting

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: ACCT 3377  ; good academic standing; and one or more of the following: pre-business major with advisor approval, declared business major, or if required for a declared minor or special program.
    Description
    Analysis and use of cost data in planning, controlling and decision-making.
  
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    ACCT 3399 - Senior Honors Thesis

    Credit Hours: 3.0
       
    Prerequisite: approval of department chair and Bauer College’s Office of Undergraduate Business Programs.
  
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    ACCT 4105 - Professional Program in Accountancy Colloquium 1

    Credit Hours: 1.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 1    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: admission to the professional program in accountancy (PPA).
    Description
    Introduction to the business environment of professional accountants.
    May be repeated when topics vary.

  
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    ACCT 4106 - Professional Program in Accountancy Colloquium 2

    Credit Hours: 1.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 1    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: admission to the professional program in accountancy (PPA) and completion of ACCT 4105 .
    Description
    Professional responsibilities of CPAs.
    May be repeated when topics vary.

  
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    ACCT 4107 - Oil and Gas Accounting Colloquium

    Credit Hours: 1.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 1    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: A 2.5 GPA in accounting and completed certificate courses and concurrent enrollment in or completion of ACCT 4378 .
    Description
    Introduction to the business environment of oil and gas accountants.
    May be repeated when topics vary.

  
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    ACCT 4108 - Internal Audit Colloquium

    Credit Hours: 1.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 1    Lab Contact Hours: 0


    Prerequisite: A 2.5 GPA in accounting and completed certificate courses and concurrent enrollment in or completion of ACCT 4375 .
    Description
    Introduction to the business environment of internal audit auditors.

     
    May be repeated when topics vary.

  
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    ACCT 4198 - Independent Study

    Credit Hours: 1.0
       
    Prerequisite: junior standing and approval of department chair.
  
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    ACCT 4330 - Advanced Accounting

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: ACCT 3368  ,with minimum grade of C; good academic standing; and one or more of the following: pre-business major with advisor approval, declared business major, or if required for a declared minor or special program.
    Description
    Investments and consolidations, foreign currency translation, branch accounting, segmental reporting, bankruptcy, and partnerships.
  
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    ACCT 4331 - Federal Income Tax-Individual

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: Good academic standing; and one or more of the following: pre-business major with advisor approval, declared business major, or if required for a declared minor or special program.
    Description
    Taxation of individuals and property transactions.
  
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    ACCT 4332 - Corporate Taxation

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: ACCT 4331  ; good academic standing; and one or more of the following: pre-business major with advisor approval, declared business major, or if required for a declared minor or special program.
    Description
    Taxation of corporations, partnerships, estates, and trusts.
  
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    ACCT 4335 - Financial Statement Auditing

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: ACCT 3367  ,with minimum grade of C, and ACCT 3371  ; good academic standing; and one or more of the following: pre-business major with advisor approval, declared business major, or if required for a declared minor or special program.
    Description
    Financial statement auditing standards and procedures, internal control, working papers, and report writing.
  
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    ACCT 4344 - Financial Statement Analysis

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: ACCT 3368  ; good academic standing; and one or more of the following: pre-business major with advisor approval, declared business major, or if required for a declared minor or special program.
    Description
    Basic methods and information used in analyzing financial statements and related disclosures for decision-making purposes.
  
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    ACCT 4375 - Internal Audit and Entity Control Environment

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: ACCT 2331  or equivalent with a minimum grade of C, junior standing, good academic standing; pre-business major with advisor approval, declared business major, or if required for a declared minor or special program.
    Description
    Control and auditing procedures within companies.
  
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    ACCT 4377 - Government and Nonprofit Accounting

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: ACCT 3367  ; good academic standing; and one or more of the following: pre-business major with advisor approval, declared business major, or if required for a declared minor or special program.
    Description
    Principles of fund accounting, governmental budgets, program-planning-budget systems, hospital and not-for-profit accounting systems.
  
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    ACCT 4378 - Oil and Gas Accounting I

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: ACCT 3367  ,with minimum grade of C; good academic standing; and one or more of the following: pre-business major with advisor approval, declared business major, or if required for a declared minor or special program.
    Description
    Accounting for exploration, acquisition, drilling, production, and conveyances of oil and gas.
  
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    ACCT 4379 - Enterprise Risk Management

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: ACCT 3367  ,with a minimum grade of C; good academic standing; and one or more of the following: pre-business major with advisor approval, declared business major, or if required for a declared minor or special program.
  
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    ACCT 4380 - Control and Security of Internal Financial Infor: Theory and Practices

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: ACCT 3367  ,with a minimum grade of C; good academic standing; and one or more of the following: pre-business major with advisor approval, declared business major, or if required for a declared minor or special program.
  
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    ACCT 4381 - Oil and Gas Accounting 2

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: ACCT 4378  ; good academic standing; and one or more of the following: pre-business major with advisor approval, declared business major, or if required for a declared minor or special program.
    Description
    Application of accounting systems for exploration, acquisition, drilling, production, and conveyances of oil and gas.
  
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    ACCT 4382 - Oil and Gas Accounting 3

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: ACCT 4378  ; good academic standing; and one or more of the following: pre-business major with advisor approval, declared business major, or if required for a declared minor or special program.
    Description
    Regulatory environment of oil and gas, including international and tax applications.
  
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    ACCT 4396 - Accounting Internship

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 0    Lab Contact Hours: 3
    Formerly ACCT 4341 Accounting Internship
    Prerequisite: junior standing and prior written approval of the program director.
    Description
    Enhancement of concepts and techniques learned in the classroom through work experience directly related to the auditing or accounting profession.
    Note: Internship credit is limited to three credit hours and requires employer evaluation.
  
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    ACCT 4397 - Selected Topics in Accounting

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: Approval of chair or program director; good academic standing; and one or more of the following: pre-business major with advisor approval, declared business major, or if required for a declared minor or special program.
    May be repeated when topics vary.

    Note: May be repeated when topics vary.
  
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    ACCT 4398 - Independent Study

    Credit Hours: 3.0
       
    Prerequisite: junior standing and approval of department chair.
  
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    ACCT 4399 - Senior Honors Thesis

    Credit Hours: 3.0
       
    Prerequisite: approval of department chair and Bauer College’s Office of Undergraduate Business Programs.
  
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    ACCT 5105 - Certificate in Accountancy Colloquium

    Credit Hours: 1.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 1    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: a baccalaureate degree.
    Description
    Introduction to the business environment of professional accountants.
    May be repeated when topics vary.

  
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    ACCT 5330 - Advanced Accounting

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: a baccalaureate degree and ACCT 5368  or equivalent.
    Description
    Investments and consolidations, foreign currency translation, branch accounting, segmental reporting, bankruptcy, and partnerships.
  
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    ACCT 5331 - Federal Income Tax - Individual

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: a baccalaureate degree.
    Description
    Taxation of individuals and property transactions.
  
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    ACCT 5332 - Corporate Taxation

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: a baccalaureate degree and ACCT 5331  or equivalent.
    Description
    Taxation of corporations, partnerships, estates and trusts.
  
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    ACCT 5335 - Financial Statement Auditing

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Formerly ACCT 5335 Auditing
    Prerequisite: a baccalaureate degree and ACCT 5367  and ACCT 5371 .
    Description
    Financial statement auditing standards and procedures, internal control, working papers and report writing.
  
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    ACCT 5337 - Management Accounting

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: a baccalaureate degree and ACCT 2332  or equivalent.
    Description
    Cost accounting, including standard costing, information for managerial planning and control, and information for special decisions.
  
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    ACCT 5367 - Intermediate Accounting 1

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: a baccalaureate degree and ACCT 2331  or equivalent.
    Description
    Accounting organizations, the conceptual framework of accounting, the accounting process, basic financial statements, and the time value of money. Financial theory and practice in accounting for assets, liabilities and equity.
  
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    ACCT 5368 - Intermediate Accounting 2

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: a baccalaureate degree and ACCT 5367  or equivalent.
    Description
    Financial theory and practice in accounting for earnings per share, investments, revenue, leases, pensions, deferred taxes and accounting changes.
  
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    ACCT 5371 - Accounting Information Systems

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: a baccalaureate degree and ACCT 2331  or equivalent.
    Description
    Accounting systems, including file, program, control, and system structures.
  
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    ACCT 5375 - Internal Auditing and the Entity Control Environment

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: ACCT 2331  or equivalent with a minimum grade of C, a baccalaureate degree, good academic standing; pre-business major with advisor approval, declared business major, or if required for a declared minor or special program.
    Description
    Control and auditing procedures within companies.
  
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    ACCT 5376 - Advanced Financial Statement Auditing

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: a baccalaureate degree and ACCT 5335  or equivalent
    Description
    Current issues in auditing. Emphasis on practical applications
  
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    ACCT 5377 - Government and Nonprofit Accounting

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: a baccalaureate degree and ACCT 2331  or equivalent.
    Description
    Principles of fund accounting, governmental budgets, program-planning-budget systems, hospital and not-for-profit accounting systems.
  
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    ACCT 5378 - Control and Security of Internal Financial Information: Theory and Practice

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: a baccalaureate degree, ACCT 5367  or equivalent, and completion or concurrent enrollment in  ACCT 5375 .
    Description
    Policies, practices, and systems for security of financial information in business.
  
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    ACCT 5379 - Enterprise Risk Management

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: a baccalaureate degree, ACCT 5367  or equivalent, and completion or concurrent enrollment in ACCT 5375 .
    Description
    An examination of the risks, controls, and assurance services in business organizations.
  
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    ACCT 5380 - Oil and Gas Accounting 1

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: a baccalaureate degree, ACCT 5367  or equivalent.
    Description
    Accounting for exploration, acquisition, drilling, production, and conveyances of oil and gas.
  
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    ACCT 5381 - Oil and Gas Accounting 2

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: a baccalaureate degree, ACCT 5380  or equivalent.
    Description
    Application of accounting systems for exploration, acquisition, drilling, production, and conveyances of oil and gas.
  
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    ACCT 5382 - Oil and Gas Accounting 3

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: a baccalaureate degree, ACCT 5380  or equivalent.
    Description
    Regulatory environment of oil and gas, including international and tax applications.
  
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    ACCT 5397 - Selected Topics in Accounting

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: a baccalaureate degree and ACCT 2331  or equivalent.
    May be repeated when topics vary.


African American Studies

  
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    AAS 1310 - Introduction to Africana Culture

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Description
    Survey of Africana culture in Americas and throughout the world by examining its origins and development from an African-centered point of reference.
  
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    AAS 2320 - Introduction to African American Studies

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: ENGL 1303 .
    Description
    An introductory analysis of the discipline of African American/Africana Studies, its mission, key theories and major concerns.
    Core Category: [40] Language, Philosophy, & Culture
  
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    AAS 2322 - Introduction to African Religions and Philosophy

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Description
    Traditional African religions and philosophy.
  
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    AAS 2330 - Black Liberation Theology

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: ENGL 1304 .
    Description
    This course will examine, compare and contrast the theologies and resulting programmatic actions taken by persons espousing Black Liberation Theology.
    Core Category: [40] Language, Philosophy, & Culture
  
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    AAS 2396 - The History of Black Education

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Description
    Prerequisite(s): AAS 2320 : Introduction to African American Studies. This course is designed to explore the texts that early writers produced to chronicle the contributions of African Americans to the making of America and relevant contributions to black education.
  
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    AAS 3301 - Hip Hop History and Culture

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Description
    Hip Hop as a cultural phenomena, expression, and experience for African American people.
  
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    AAS 3307 - African Spiritual Transformation in the Social Sciences

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: AAS 2320  and AAS 2322 .
    Description
    Cultural world views that shape perceptions, thoughts, feelings, behavior, and thus human experience of Africana phenomena. Emphasizing Africana culture, this course will use social science data to investigate the epistemological aspects of critical analysis, communal self-reflection and introspection of the human experience.
  
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    AAS 3310 - African American Experience through Theatre

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: AAS 2320  or consent of instructor.
    Description
    Critical analysis and issues relevant to contemporary works of African-American playwrights in historical and sociological contexts.
  
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    AAS 3330 - African American Studies Oral History and Field Research

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: AAS 2320  and AAS 3379  or consent of instructor.
    Description
    Development of oral history as a discipline and its use in developing sources for African American and Africans history. Practical training in oral interviewing techniques through field work.
  
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    AAS 3340 - Seminar in African American Sociolinguistics

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: AAS 2320  or consent of instructor.
    Description
    Significant theories and arguments concerning the genesis, maintenance, and social function of African American English. Changing and diverse character of the African American speech community as described by dialectologists, sociolinguists, and Creologists.
  
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    AAS 3345 - History of Black Education

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: AAS 2320  or consent of instructor.
    Description
    Introduction to African American Studies. Study of the contributions of African Americans to making of America and relevant contributions to black education, including essays, monographs, anthologies, journals and other writings of individuals such as Booker T. Washington, W.E.B . Du Bois and Carter G. Woodson. Additional focus on pivotal events that unmade and reshaped American society and African American education such as Brown vs. The Board of Education, Jim Crow Laws, No Child Left Behind and the School to Prison Pipeline.
  
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    AAS 3348 - African Americans and the Law

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: AAS 2320 .
    Description
    Historical and contemporary analyses of American laws and constitutional decisions affecting African Americans from slavery to the present.
  
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    AAS 3350 - Slavery and Race Relations in the African Diaspora

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: AAS 2320  or consent of instructor.
    Description
    The black experience in the Americas outside of the U.S. Historical and geographical aspects of black life and race relations, both during and after slavery, contrasted with European and Native American experiences. Common themes traced using the cross-cultural approach among Africana ethnic groups.
  
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    AAS 3354 - African Nationalist Thought and Ethics in the U.S.

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: AAS 2320 .
    Description
    Various intellectual traditions and historical developments that contribute to the quest by African people to build or recover cultural sovereignty within the U.S.
  
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    AAS 3356 - Africana Thought and Philosophy

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: AAS 2320  or consent of instructor.
    Description
    Political and social philosophies which have shaped the struggle for Black liberation in the United States; strategies and ideologies such as integration, cultural assimilation, nonviolence, passive resistance, direct action, and Pan-Africanism; thoughts and ideas of Africana leadership figures throughout the global diaspora.
  
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    AAS 3366 - African American Studies Community Internship

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: AAS 2320 .
    Description
    Provides minors in African American Studies with supervised practice and educational experiences to study, express, or resolve contemporary issues impacting African and African-descended communities.
  
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    AAS 3379 - Africana Oratory

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: AAS 2320  or consent of instructor.
    Description
    Representative African and African American oratory throughout history.
  
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    AAS 3394 - Selected Topics Afr Am Stdy

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
  
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    AAS 4300 - African Philosophy

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: AAS 2320  or consent of instructor.
    Description
    Historical and contemporary African philosophical/theological concepts: cosmological, metaphysical, ontological, and ethical world view.
  
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    AAS 4330 - The Black Church in America

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: ENGL 1304 , MATH 1310 , and AAS 2320  or equivalent.
    Description
    The institutional church’s role in the life of black Americans and influence in the black community.
  
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    AAS 4370 - Seminar in African American Studies

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: AAS 2320  and AAS 2322  or consent of instructor.
    Description
    Historical, intellectual, and professional foundations of African American Studies.
  
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    AAS 4373 - Black Leaders of the Twentieth Century

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: AAS 2320  or consent of instructor.
    Description
    Study of selected twentieth century African American leaders examining issues and schema of race, gender, and class. The leaders and their relationship in mass social movement.
  
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    AAS 4377 - Seminar on W.E.B. DuBois

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: AAS 2320  or consent of instructor.
    Description
    Writings and ideas of W.E.B. DuBois from an interdisciplinary perspective.
  
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    AAS 4440 - Model African Union Seminar

    Credit Hours: 4.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 1
    Prerequisite: AAS 1310 , AAS 2320 , and AAS 4370  or consent of instructor.
    Description
    Historic and political process of the design and maintenance of the African Union. Requires travel to Washington, D.C. to participate in the Model African Union conference. Students to defray expenses for air travel and lodging.

Air Force Science

  
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    AFSC 1201 - Foundations of the USAF I

    Credit Hours: 2.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 1    Lab Contact Hours: 1
    Description
    Overall roles and missions of the USAF; career fields available. Emphasis on military customs and courtesies, appearance standards, core values, written and personal communication. Introduction to American military history.
  
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    AFSC 1202 - Foundations of the USAF II

    Credit Hours: 2.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 1    Lab Contact Hours: 1
    Description
    Overall roles and missions of the USAF; career fields available. Emphasis on military customs and courtesies, appearance standards, core values, written and personal communication. Introduction to American military history.
  
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    AFSC 2201 - Evolution of Air Power I

    Credit Hours: 2.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 1    Lab Contact Hours: 1
    Description
    Key historical events and milestones in the development of air power as a primary instrument of United States national security. Core values and competencies of leaders in the United States Air Force. Tenets of leadership and ethics.
  
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    AFSC 2202 - Evolution of Air Power II

    Credit Hours: 2.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 1    Lab Contact Hours: 1
    Description
    Key historical events and milestones in the development of air power as a primary instrument of United States national security. Core values and competencies of leaders in the United States Air Force. Tenets of leadership and ethics.
  
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    AFSC 3301 - Air Force Leadership Studies I

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 1
    Description
    Leadership, management fundamentals, professional knowledge, Air Force personnel and evaluation systems, and leadership ethics. Case studies of Air Force leadership and management situations.
  
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    AFSC 3302 - Air Force Leadership Studies II

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 1
    Description
    Leadership, management fundamentals, professional knowledge, Air Force personnel and evaluation systems, and leadership ethics. Case studies of Air Force leadership and management situations.
  
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    AFSC 3801 - Field Training

    Credit Hours: 9.0
       
    Prerequisite: AFSC 2202  or consent of department chair.
    Description
    No military obligation is associated with this course. Four week off-campus field training practicum. Introduces student to Air Force leadership. Places student in demanding and stressful leadership situations.
  
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    AFSC 4301 - National Security Affairs I

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 1
    Description
    Evolution of the role of national security in a democratic society with emphasis on policy formation, competing values, and organizations. Civilian control of the military; roles of the services; functions of the Air Force Commands.
  
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    AFSC 4302 - National Security Affairs II

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 1
    Description
    Evolution of the role of national security in a democratic society with emphasis on policy formation, competing values, and organizations. Civilian control of the military; roles of the services; functions of the Air Force Commands.

American Culture

  
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    AMER 3300 - The Americas: Identity, Culture, and Power

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: ENGL 1304  and MATH 1310 .
    Description
    Introduction to the cultures and histories of the peoples of the Americas.
  
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    AMER 3390 - American Cultural Internship

    Credit Hours: 3.0
       
    Prerequisite: junior standing and consent of instructor.
    Description
    Supervised field experience through placement.
  
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    AMER 3398 - Independent Study

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: junior standing or consent of instructor.
    May be repeated for credit when topics vary.

  
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    AMER 4300 - Senior Seminar in American Cultures

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: consent of instructor.
    Description
    Intensive study of the peoples and the cultures of the Americas including extensive writing requirements.
    May be repeated for credit.


American Sign Language Interpretation

  
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    ASLI 1301 - Elementary American Sign Language I

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: None.
    Description
    Introduction to American Sign Language (ASL); understanding and expression of basic vocabulary, basic grammar rules and non-manual aspects. Language lab access and community involvement required in addition to class meetings.
    TCCNS Equivalent: SGNL 1301
  
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    ASLI 1302 - Elementary American Sign Language II

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Formerly COMD 1302
    Prerequisite: ASLI 1301   within the last 12 months, placement testing into ASLI 1302 or passing of Departmental exam.
    Description
    Continuation of Elementary ASL I (ASLI 1301 ); understanding and expression of broader lexicon, advanced grammar and non-manual aspects.
    Note: Language lab access and community involvement required in addition to class meetings.
    Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

    TCCNS Equivalent: SGNL 1302
  
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    ASLI 1310 - Fingerspelling in American Sign Language

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Description
    Development of the fingerspelling and numeral system of American Sign Language. Expressive skills focus on speed, clarity, and accuracy. Receptive skills focus on whole word, phrase recognition, and comprehension.
  
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    ASLI 2233 - History of Interpreting

    Credit Hours: 2.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 2.0    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite:  ASLI 1302, placement into ASLI 2301 or permission of the instructor.
    Description
    Overview of interpreting and translation discipline.  Historical roots of interpreting for deaf community analyzed.
  
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    ASLI 2301 - Intermediate American Sign Language I

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Formerly COMD 2301
    Prerequisite: ASLI 1302  within the last 12 months, placement testing into ASLI 2301 or passing of Departmental exam.
    Description
    Expansion on ASLI 1302 ; understanding and expression of expanded lexicon, the use of classifiers and rules for categorization.
    Note: Language lab access and community involvement required in addition to class meetings.
    Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

    TCCNS Equivalent: SGNL 2301
  
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    ASLI 2302 - Intermediate American Sign Language II

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Formerly COMD 2302
    Prerequisite: ASLI 2301  within the last 12 months, placement testing into ASLI 2302 or passing of Departmental exam.
    Description
    Continuation of ASLI 2301  ; understanding expression of a wide lexicon for story telling in ASL including the use of classifiers and non-manual expression.
    Note: Language lab access and community involvement required in addition to class meetings.
    Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

    TCCNS Equivalent: SGNL 2302
  
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    ASLI 2335 - Multiculturalism & Diversity in ASL Interpreting

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: ASLI 2301  or instructor approval.
    Description
    Analysis of cultural diversity and how it impacts the work of interpreters, both linguistically and paralinguistically. Emphasis will be placed on subcultures within the Deaf and hard-of-hearing communities.
  
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    ASLI 3301 - History and Culture of American Deaf Community

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: ENGL 1303  and 1304.
    Description
    Historical overview of the American Deaf community and its evolving culture. Theoretical frameworks from sociology are explored.
  
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    ASLI 3330 - Consecutive Interpreting and Translation

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: ASLI Majors. Concurrent enrollment in ASLI 3360  required unless instructor approval obtained.
    Description
    Models of interpreting theory and the process of consecutive interpreting will be explored. Intralingual ability will be emphasized. Cognitive processing skills will be analyzed and practiced for translation skill development.
  
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    ASLI 3333 - Simultaneous Interpreting: Foundational Skills

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: ASLI majors and ASLI 3330 
    Description
    Theoretical strategies for interpreting simultaneously between spoken English and American Sign Language will be introduced. Lab included for intensive interlingual practice.
  
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    ASLI 3334 - Simultaneous Interpreting: Intermediate Skills

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: ASLI majors and ASLI 3333  .
    Description
    Enhanced techniques for skill development when interpreting simultaneously between spoken/written English and American Sign Language. Lab included for intensive interlingual practice.
  
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    ASLI 3360 - Advanced American Sign Language

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: ASLI Majors, ASLI 2302  and COMD 3301 .  Concurrent enrollment in ASLI 3330  required unless instructor approval obtained.
    Description
    Linguistic competence is emphasized by modeling, analyzing and dissecting complex language techniques of American Sign Language including classifiers, depiction, mouth morphemes, narration, idiomatic language and description ability.
  
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    ASLI 4210 - Literature in American Sign Language

    Credit Hours: 2.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 2    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: ASLI 3333  and 3334.
    Description
    Overview of literary works in American Sign Language. Emphasis on poetry, narratives, and dramatic productions.
    Note: This course may be repeated for credit.
  
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    ASLI 4335 - Advanced Interpreting Techniques and Skills in ASL/English

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
    Prerequisite: ASLI 3333  and ASLI 3334 . Builds on the ASL interpreting skills acquired in ASLI 3333  and ASLI 3334 .
    Description
    Increasing task demands and complex communication contexts are emphasized.
 

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