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  • List of Popular Courses - Fall 2016

Seminar in Organizational Behavior

ENMG 6401 - 476 (3 cr.)

Prerequisite: MANG 3401 or ENMG 6101 or consent of department.

Course Description: A study of organizational behavior across all levels of organizational life: the individual, interpersonal, group, organizational, and society. Problems to be discussed and dealt with include motivation, communications, leadership, group dynamics, power, organizational structures and design, and various types of environmental constraints including competition, markets, and governmental regulations. Lecture, discussion, and group problem-solving project reports are included in instructional methodology.

Educational Policy Analysis

EDAD 6950 - 601 (3 cr.)

Prerequisite: Admission to Educational Administration doctoral program or consent of the department.

Course Description: This seminar will introduce discipline-based conceptual perspectives (or analytic frameworks), which can be used to interpret, analyze, and critique education policy construction, content, and outcomes. The course will also place policy within its socio-economic and political contexts so that students will be able to navigate the broader forces that influence policy and policymaking. The course also endeavors to heighten students' overall awareness to the role and impact policy plays in education so that future educational leaders can help improve processes and products.

Seminar in Educational Administration

EDAD 6890 - 601 (3 cr.)

Prerequisite: consent of department.

Course Description: This course is designed to analyze in depth contemporary administrative problems of metropolitan and suburban educational systems.

Health Care Law and Ethics

BA 6015 - 601 (3 cr.)

Course Description: This is a comprehensive course, which addresses principles of health law and medical ethics. The course covers basic ethical principles and theories together with federal and state laws that regulate the practice of medicine, professional liability issues and examines constraints and opportunities created for health care entity managers by law and regulations.

Computer Networks and Telecommunications

CSCI 5311 - 001 (3 cr.)

Prerequisite: completion of CSCI 2125 and CSCI 2450.

Course Description:Overview of modern computer communication networks covering the theoretic multi-layered model from the top down with an emphasis on working protocols and algorithms. Topics include client-server model, common application protocols, connectionless and reliable transport, flow and congestion control, routing, switching, shared medium protocols, transmission media and network hardware.

Strategic Approaches to Educational Administration

EDAD 6910 - 601 (3 cr.)

Prerequisite: admission to the doctoral program in Educational Administration or consent of department.

Course Description: The course provides an overview of the development and use of strategic approaches to planning and management in education. The analysis of case studies is used to build skills in strategic analysis and understanding of the role of strategic decisions in organizational change in all levels of education.

Applied Combinatorics and Graph Theory

CSCI 6110 - 601 (3 cr.)

Prerequisites: CSCI 4101.

Course Description: A study of combinatorial and graph theoretic techniques for complexity analysis. Includes generating functions, recurrence relations, Polya's theory of counting, planar directed and undirected graphs, and NP-complete problems of combinatorial or graph-theoretic nature. Application of techniques to analysis of algorithms in graph theory, as well as more general problems, such as sorting and searching.

Agile Software Engineering

CSCI 6363 - 001 (3 cr.)

Prerequisites:CSCI 4210 or consent of department.

Course Description: Students will learn and exercise with various agile techniques and best practices adopted in the software industry. Topics include (but are not limited to) prototyping, scrum, version control, continuous integration, test driven development, feature-driven development, lean development, project estimation, evaluation, and iterative development.

Planning Algorithms in Artificial Intelligence

CSCI 6645 - 001 (3 cr.)

Prerequisite: CSCI 4525/5525 or consent of department.

Course Description: Planning a formalism within classical Artificial Intelligence research that studies how to represent and discover sequences of actions that change the world from some initial state to a desired goal state. This class surveys planning research from the 1960's to the present. Topics covered include partial-order and least-commitment planners, plan graphs, planners based on satisfiability and constraint-satisfaction, and modern state-space planning heuristics.

Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods

EDFR 6715 - 601 (3 cr.)

Prerequisite: EDFR 6705 or consent of department.

Course Description: This course is designed to introduce graduate students to the nature and uses of qualitative research methods in education. This course addresses the process of qualitative research design, the various traditions within qualitative research, selected methodological issues, and writing up research results.

Theories of Counseling

EDGC 6400 - 601 (3 cr.)

Course Description: Examination of the major theoretical approaches to counseling and their relationship to the counseling process. Analysis and evaluation of the function of theoretical constructs and their impact on counseling practice.

Clinical Mental Health Counseling

EDGC 6540 - 495 (3 cr.)

Course Description: This course provides an overview of the theory and practice of counseling in human services agencies and other community settings. Emphasis is given to the role, function, and professional identity of community counselors, and to principles and practices of community outreach, intervention, education, consultation, and client advocacy.

Human Development

EDUC 6210 - 476 (3 cr.)

Prerequisites: Admission to Master of Arts in Teaching.

Course Description: he course examines human development from infancy to adolescence and addresses theoretical perspectives in terms of applications to the classroom. Field experiences included in this course require candidates to engage in the professional roles and responsibilities embedded in the conceptual framework of the College of Education. During this course, teacher candidates will take their first initial assessment for initial certification.

Special Topics in Counselor Education

EDGC 6993 - 495 (1-3 cr.)

Prerequisite: consent of department.

Course Description: Topic will vary from semester to semester. Section number will correspond with the credit to be earned. Course may be repeated for a maximum of six semester hours within a particular degree program.

Measure and Integration

MATH 6450 - 001 (3 cr.)

Prerequisite: MATH 4102 or consent of department.

Course Description:Measure theory, integration, types of convergence, absolute continuity, function spaces.

General Psychology

PSYC 1000 (3 cr.)

Offered each semester.

Course Description: A general introduction to the scientific study of the behavior of organisms. An honors section (1009) is available for qualified students.