School of Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences

College of Education, Health and Human Services
School of Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences
405 White Hall
Kent Campus
330-672-2294
www.kent.edu/ehhs/ldes


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School of Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences Faculty

  • Albritton, Kizzy (2014), Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Georgia State University, 2014
  • Alexander, Donna C. (2008), Lecturer, B.A., Kent State University, 1992
  • Anhalt, Karla (2003), Associate Professor, Ph.D., West Virginia University, 2000
  • Balan, Christine M. (1986), Professor, Ph.D., Kent State University, 1994
  • Barber, Brian R. (2013), Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Kent State University, 2014
  • Barton, Lyle (1984), Professor, Ed.D., Northern Illinois University, 1981
  • Bedesem, Pena L. (2010), Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of Central Florida, 2010
  • Bergh, Kathleen A. (2000), Associate Lecturer, M.Ed., University of Akron, 1985
  • Blankemeyer, Maureen S. (1996), Associate Professor, Ph.D., Oklahoma State University, 1996
  • Burgess, Sloan R. (2008), Associate Professor, Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University, 2007
  • Chen, Ching-I (2014), Assistant Professor
  • Cichy, Kelly E. (2008), Associate Professor, Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 2007
  • Cimera, Robert E. (2007), Professor, Ph.D., University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign, 1998
  • Cowan, Richard J. (2003), Associate Professor, Ph.D., University of Nebraska, 2003
  • Cox, Jane A. (2007), Associate Professor, Ph.D., Kent State University, 1997
  • Curry, Dale H. (1988), Professor, Ph.D., Kent State University, 1997
  • Dellmann-Jenkins, Mary M. (1981), Professor and School Director, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1982
  • Ferdig, Richard (2009), Professor, Ph.D., Michigan State University, 2000
  • Guillot-Miller, Lynne M. (2003), Associate Professor, Ph.D., University of New Orleans, 2003
  • Hallaman, Lisa M. (2007), Associate Lecturer, M.A., Kent State University, 1996
  • Harjusola-Webb, Sanna M. (2006), Associate Professor, Ph.D., University of Kansas, 2006
  • Hines, Laura A. (2000), Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Indiana University-Bloomington, 2000
  • Ingram, Albert L. (1996), Associate Professor, Ph.D., Arizona State University, 1984
  • Janice, Byrd (2016), Assistant Professor, Ph.D., The University of Iowa, 2016
  • Jencius, Martin J. (2000), Associate Professor, Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 1996
  • Jennifer, Miller (2016), Lecturer, M.Ed., Kent State University, 2016
  • Jenny, Cureton (2016), Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of Northern Colorado, 2016
  • Kenyon, Cynthia (2009), Lecturer, M.Ed., Kent State University, 2010
  • Kritzer, Karen (2007), Associate Professor, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2007
  • Kuo, Chia-Ling (2005), Associate Professor, Ph.D., Ohio University, 2005
  • Liou, Chih-Ling (2014), Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2011
  • Luft, Pamela J. (1995), Associate Professor, Ph.D., University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign, 1995
  • McCartney, Jamie L. (2007), Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of Akron, 2004
  • McGlothlin, Jason M. (2000), Associate Professor, Ph.D., Ohio University, 2001
  • McLouglin, Caven S. (1981), Professor, Ph.D., University of Utah, 1981
  • McWilliams-Woods, Wendy (1984), Assistant Professor, M.Ed., Kent State University, 1988
  • Moore, Alma J. (2012), Lecturer, M.Ed., Malone University, 2004
  • Morris, Bradley J. (2012), Associate Professor, Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 1998
  • Morrison, Anne B. (1993), Professor, Ph.D., Kent State University, 2001
  • Morsefield, Rebecca H. (1998), Associate Lecturer, M.Ed., Kent State University, 1997
  • Mupinga, Emily E. (2008), Lecturer, M.S., Louisiana State University-Baton Rouge, 1999
  • Novak, Elena (2015), Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Florida State University, 2012
  • Osborn, Cynthia J. (1997), Professor, Ph.D., Ohio University, 1996
  • Page, Betsy J. (1996), Associate Professor, Ed.D., University of Maine, 1996
  • Pieper, Alicia (1969), Assistant Professor, M.A., Kent State University, 1968
  • Rainey, John S. (2002), Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 2001
  • Richardson, Rhonda A. (1984), Professor, Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 1984
  • Rumrill, Phillip D. (1996), Professor, Ph.D., University of Arkansas, 1983
  • Sansosti, Frank J. (2006), Associate Professor, Ph.D., University of South Florida, 2005
  • Smith, Gregory C. (2001), Professor, Ph.D., University of Rochester, 1983
  • Stevenson, Nathan (2015), Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Michigan State University, 2015
  • Storlie, Cassandra A. (2013), Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of Iowa, 2013
  • Tankersley, Melody J. (1993), Professor and Senior Associate Provost, Ph.D., University of Virginia, 1992
  • Tobias, Scott A. (2009), Assistant Professor, D.Sci., University of Missouri, 2009
  • Toepfer, Steven M. (2004), Associate Professor, Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 2001
  • Walker, Kathleen K. (2002), Associate Professor, Ph.D., Kansas State University, 2002
  • Wiley, Andrew L. (2008), Associate Professor, Ed.D., University of Virginia, 2008
  • Wisdom, Sonya L. (2012), Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Kent State University, 2010

American Sign Language/English Interpreting (ASEI)

ASEI 43100     SURVEY OF THE INTERPRETING PROFESSION      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPED 53100) Introduction to the field of ASL-English interpreting. The following will be discussed: the history of the interpreting profession; the varied roles and responsibilities of interpreters; issues & concerns facing interpreters; legal mandates and constraints governing the provision of interpreters; ethical guidelines and their application to educational environments. Since interpreters are expected to be fluent in both English and ASL, this course will strive to enhance students' facility with both languages.

Prerequisite: ASL 19202.

Pre/corequisite: ASL 29201.

Corequisite: ASEI 43106 and SPED 43309.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ASEI 43102     INTERPRETING PROCESSES I      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPED 53102) Beginning level interpreting course that examines the models of interpreting and their application to practice. Consecutive and simultaneous interpreting strategies are used to develop processing skills for both English to ASL and ASL to English interpretations. Samples of narrative genre are the texts used for interpretations as students examine the linguistic and cultural differences between ASL and English narratives.

Prerequisite: ASL 29201 and ASEI 43100; and ASL English Interpreting (ASEI) major.

Pre/corequisite: ASL 29202.

Corequisite: ASL 49401.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ASEI 43103     INTERPRETING PROCESSES II      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPED 43103) Intermediate level interpreting course that challenges students to interpret the more complex genres including expository, procedural, and argumentative texts. Students will study and apply contextualization strategies. Discourse that is common to both the adult deaf community and educational settings will be interpreted and transliterated. Students will be assigned to a thirty-hour practicum placement. Corerequisites: ASEI 43110 and ASEI 43111.

Prerequisite: ASL 29202 and ASEI 43102; and ASL English Interepreting (ASEI) major; and admission to professional phase.

Pre/corequisite: ASL 39201.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ASEI 43104     INTERPRETING PROCESS III      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPED 53104) Advanced level interpreting course focused on enhancing students’ English to ASL and ASL to English skills in a variety of settings. Complex texts are selected from a variety of disciplines from both community and educational settings. Students build on previously developed self-assessment skills to create detailed and analytical diagnostic charts of their interpreted work. Students will be assigned to a 30-hour practicum placement. Pre/corequiste: ASEI 43112.

Prerequisite: ASL 39202, ASEI 43107 and SPED 43092; and ASL English Interpreting (ASEI) major; and admission to pofessional phase.

Corequisite: ASL 49108.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ASEI 43105     TRANSLITERATING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed wtih SPED 53105) Receptive and expressive use of English-based sign language systems; ASL root words, prefix suffix use, simultaneous speaking and signing. Explanation and demonstration of Cued speech; exploration of the research related to individuals who use Cued speech.

Prerequisite: ASEI 43103 and ASL 39201; and ASL English Interpreting (ASEI) major; and admission to professional phase.

Pre/corequisite: ASL 39202.

Corequisite: ASEI 43107, ASEI 43310 and SPED 43092.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ASEI 43106     SCHOOL SETTING INTERPRETING      3 Credit Hours

Issues, challenges, roles, responsibilities, and ethics of classroom-based educational interpreting are explored. Students are exposed to the variety of classroom designs where interpreters work such us mainstreaming, inclusion, resource room, and self-contained classrooms. K-12 settings place additional expectations for interpreter participation including IEP meetings, counseling, school assemblies and performing arts presentations.

Prerequisite: ASL 19202.

Pre/corequisite: ASL 29201.

Corequisite: ASEI 43100.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ASEI 43107     COMMUNITY SETTING INTERPRETING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPED 53107) This course explores the various venues that interpreters can work in the community. Emphasis will be given to the development of specialized vocabulary. Students participate in mock interpreting situations common to community interpreting in order to identify ethical dilemmas, demands and controls.

Prerequisite: ASEI 43103, ASEI 43111, ASL 39201 and SPED 43310; and ASL English Interpreting (ASEI) major; and admission to professional phase.

Pre/corequisite: ASL 39202.

Corequisite: ASEI 43110, ASEI 43105 and SPED 43092.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ASEI 43110     DISCOURSE ANALYSIS FOR INTERPRETERS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPED 53110) This course will explore the field of discourse analysis and its relation to the work of an interpreter. Students will complete the course with an understanding of terminology specific to discourse analysis, a better understanding of one’s own discourse style, and a better idea of how English and ASL use various discourse features. These features include the following: Turn-taking, Conversational Repair- false starts, Discourse Markers, Constructing Dialogue & Action, Cohesion, Rhythm, Rhyme, & Repetition.

Prerequisite: ASL 39201; and ASEI 43103, ASEI 43111 and ASEI 43310; and admission to the professional phase.

Pre/corequisite: ASL 39202.

Corequisite: ASEI 43105 and ASEI 43107.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ASEI 43111     THE PROFESSIONAL INTERPRETER      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ASEI 53111) Covers current trends in the field regarding situational and ethical issues. Demand-control schema and the RID Code of Professional Conduct are key components of the students' investigation and application. Students receive guidance in preparing for the RID NIC and participate in practicing for the RID performance test.

Prerequisite: ASEI 43102 and ASL 49401; and ASL English Interpreting (ASEI) major; and admission to professional phase.

Pre/corequisite: ASL 39201.

Corequisite: ASEI 43103 and SPED 43310.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ASEI 43112     INTERACTIVE INTERPRETING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPED 53112) Guides students through a process of examining the complex nature of interpreting interactive discourse. Discussions will focus on managing this multi-layered process when participants' roles, assumptions, and goals can be congruent or adversarial. Student will learn to navigate contrasting cultural, linguistic, and discourse expectations. This course will present numerous interactive scenarios for students to interpret typical of a variety of settings with different participant configurations.

Prerequisite: ASL 29202, ASL 49401, ASEI 43100, ASEI 43102, ASEI 43103, ASEI 43106 and SPED 43309; and ASL English Interpreting (ASEI) major; and admission to professional phase.

Pre/corequisite: ASL 39201.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ASEI 43113     ASL TO ENGLISH INTERPRETING PROCESSES      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPED 43113) Guides students in developing interpreting skills from their L2 (ASL) to their L1 (English). Students will learn strategies for increasing their ASL and English vocabularies for the purposes of understanding equivalents when applying English vocabulary to ASL signs. Students will examine their ability to apply this proficiency to various registers of ASL. Course will also emphasize incorporating Academic English into written scholarly papers to increase students' abilities to apply this to their interpretations.

Prerequisite: ASL 292001 and ASEI 43100; and ASL English Interpreting (ASEI) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ASEI 43192     ADVANCED PRACTICUM: ASL ENGLISH INTERPRETING (ELR)      9 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Field-based practicum experience provides pre-service educational interpreters with opportunity to participate with currently practicing master educational interpreters. Students placed in education and-or community settings. University supervisor and teacher mentor observe and assess student skill. Students are required to complete Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification (BCII) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background checks and submit the results to authorized personnel at their assigned school-agency before the first day of the semester in which internship will take place. Official valid certification of Child Safety Training, approved Basic Life Support and A.L.I.C.E. Training must be presented to the campus office of clinical experience or designated faculty-staff at Regional campuses before registering for this course.

Prerequisite: ASEI 43104, ASEI 43112 and ASL 49108; and ASL English Interpreting (ASEI) major; and admission to professional phase; and special approval.

Corequisite: ASEI 49625.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 27 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

ASEI 49625     INQUIRY SEMINAR FOR ASL-ENGLISH INTERPRETERS      3 Credit Hours

Final semester course to coincide with the advanced practice. Students present a professional description of their interpreting site analyzing students' needs, school and instructor expectations or barriers, application of the Demand – Control Schema, and ethical challenges. Current research in the field of interpreting is examined and a diagnostic chart of a work sample is created. Students explore the EIPA exam, its theoretical foundations, and participate in practicing for the EIPA.

Prerequisite: ASL 49108, ASEI 43104 and ASEI 43112; and ASL English Interpreting (ASEI) major; and admission to professional phase.

Corequisite: SPED 43192.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Career and Community Services (CCS)

CCS 00005     COLLEGE ORIENTATION      1 Credit Hour

This course introduces students to the expectations and responsibilities of being a college student. Students will be provided with valuable information of the resources and activities available at Kent State. Students will explore personal values, skills, abilities, and beliefs, and learn how to set academic goals that will guide them throughout their college experience. Satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) graded.

Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

CCS 00010     PERSONAL EXPLORATION I: NUTRITION AND PHYSCIAL FITNESS      3 Credit Hours

This course focuses on the importance of nutrition and physical exercise in order to take care of and to improve upon one’s personal health needs.

Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CCS 00015     ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE I: DISABILITY AWARENESS      3 Credit Hours

This course promotes development of self-awareness through identifying personal strengths and needs, and self-advocacy skills through various methods of communication. Students will learn of their rights, responsibilities, and of the disabilities laws that help them to advocate for necessary supports.

Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CCS 00020     TECHNOLOGY LABORATORY I      1 Credit Hour

This course is an introduction to the uses of Flashline, BlackBoard Learn, and Microsoft Word to enhance student academic performance.

Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CCS 00025     FINANCIAL LITERACY I      1 Credit Hour

This introductory course will provide the student with an opportunity to develop attitudes and skills to achieve personal financial wellness and satisfaction. Topics include setting up a budget, identifying where one might save money in daily living, calculating wages and understanding federal, state, and local taxes.

Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CCS 00030     PHYSICAL EDUCATION I      1 Credit Hour

Students will participate in a sport or physical fitness activity in order to learn more about the topic of interest and to increase personal health. Students will practice appropriate personal and social skills, and demonstrate abilities to manage course responsibilities.

Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 2 lab

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

CCS 00035     HEALTH AND WELLNESS I: PERSONAL SOCIAL SKILLS      3 Credit Hours

Effective communication enhances personal, family, and community health. Select personal and social skills are presented in order to improve the health of the student. The student will participate in activities that allow them to practice and perform skills both in and outside of the classroom. The student creates a portfolio of course assignments for evaluation.

Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CCS 00105     INTRODUCTION TO CAREER EXPLORATION      1 Credit Hour

Students begin the exploration process that helps them to become aware of their specific abilities, interests, and needs, and how these relate to their future life work.

Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CCS 00110     PERSONAL EXPLORATION II: INDEPENDENT LIVING AND LEISURE EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

This course focuses on two different but related topics. The first half of the semester is designed to provide college students with the opportunity to explore and develop personal leisure values, and expand their leisure interests. During the second half of the semester, students will practice various independent living skills in order to become more responsible adults.

Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CCS 00115     ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE II: SELF-DETERMINATION      3 Credit Hours

This course will provide students with opportunities to recognize and develop skills that can help them to increase success in all areas of their lives. Persons who are more self-determined often experience academic, employment, community living and personal satisfaction.

Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CCS 00120     TECHNOLOGY LABORATORY II      1 Credit Hour

Introduction to the uses of Microsoft Power Point, Publisher, and Excel in order to connect knowledge and learning experiences for student success.

Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CCS 00125     FINANCIAL LITERACY II      1 Credit Hour

This course will provide the student with a more detailed opportunity to reflect on one’s desire and ability to save money. It will include a wide variety of ways to save, as well as, how finance institutions can help your savings grow.

Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CCS 00130     PHYSICAL EDUCATION II      1 Credit Hour

Students will participate in a sport or physical fitness activity in order to learn more about the topic of interest and to increase personal health. Students will advance appropriate personal and social skills, and demonstrate increased abilities to manage course responsibilities. Satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) graded.

Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 2 lab

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

CCS 00135     HEALTH AND WELLNESS II: HUMAN SEXUALITY      3 Credit Hours

Focus of the course is to understand behaviors and issues related to human sexuality.

Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CCS 00196     FRESHMAN INDIVIDUAL STUDY      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Independent Study is a student-initiated experience in order to pursue an area of career interest not covered by a regular course offering; with the approval and guidance of a Career and Community Studies faculty member. In-progress (IP) mark permissible.

Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 3-9 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

CCS 00205     CAREER EXPLORATION I      1 Credit Hour

This course promotes assessment of specific career skills, interests, and needs, and how these relate to future life work. The student develops career awareness through evaluation of past experiences that have influenced career development and uses person-centered planning tools to develop and implement meaningful future career goals.

Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CCS 00210     ACADEMIC SUCCESS I      4 Credit Hours

This introductory course is designed to teach many different literacy (e.g. reading, writing, speaking, and technology) skills that college students must develop in order to have academic and social success. The student will practice to communicate effectively through speaking and writing, and will complete coursework assignments in a laboratory setting using accurate grammar, capitalization, and punctuation.

Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 1 lecture, 9 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CCS 00215     INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION SKILLS      3 Credit Hours

This course explores communication theories and practices in group, interpersonal, and public contexts. Students explore the processes of active listening, developing effective communication skills, and the processes of organizing thoughts into clear messages so that others may more easily understand.

Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

CCS 00225     FINANCIAL LITERACY III      1 Credit Hour

This course provides the student with real-life situations to practice basic math skills used in budgeting and managing money wisely. The student recognizes the hidden costs associated with many of the essentials and conveniences they use daily.

Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CCS 00235     HEALTH AND WELLNESS III: INJURY PREVENTION      3 Credit Hours

The focus of the course is to understand behaviors and issues related to personal injury and safety.

Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CCS 00292     SOPHOMORE PRACTICUM I      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) This course provides the student with the opportunity to develop crucial work skills that are important in any employment positions. The student gains self-awareness of their work skills and habits and receives support as they prepare for the career that they ultimately desire. In-progress (IP) mark permissible.

Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 9 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

CCS 00296     SOPHOMORE INDEPENDENT STUDY      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Independent Study is a student-initiated experience in order to pursue an area of career interest not covered by a regular course offering, with the approval and guidance of a Career and Community Studies faculty member. In-progress (IP) mark permissible.

Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 3-9 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

CCS 00305     CAREER EXPLORATION II      1 Credit Hour

The purpose of this course is to help the student to narrow career possibilities and to identify the career of their choice. The student conducts research into an identified career field in order to list the necessary skills, to investigate local occupational opportunities, and to specify any training experiences that are available to advance knowledge and skills in this area.

Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major; and CCS 00205.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CCS 00310     ACADEMIC SUCCESS II      4 Credit Hours

This course supports the student as they advance skills in learning strategies and study skills, and as they apply them in coursework that prepares for a specific career interest. The student practices effective communicate through reading, writing, and speaking while completing coursework assignments using accurate grammar, capitalization, and punctuation.

Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 1 lecture, 9 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CCS 00325     FINANCIAL LITERACY IV      1 Credit Hour

The student will understand how credit card debt, personal loans for housing, leisure, or transportation needs, and investing in savings and bonds can have an effect on the lifestyle that one hopes to achieve. Making wise financial decisions and planning is important when becoming an independent adult.

Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CCS 00335     HEALTH AND WELLNESS IV: HEALTHY LIVING AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE      3 Credit Hours

This course will support behavior that encourages students to make responsible choices for lifelong health and wellness through instruction and active participation. Topics to be discussed include personal and social skills, nutrition and fitness, developing coping skills, sexuality education, substance use, and injury prevention.

Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CCS 00392     SOPHOMORE PRACTICUM II      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) This course provides the student with additional opportunities to develop crucial work skills that are important in all employment positions. The student expands self-awareness of their work skills and habits and receives support as they prepare for the career that they ultimately desire. In-progress (IP) mark permissible.

Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 9 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

CCS 00395     SPECIAL TOPICS      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Course topic will vary depending upon individual career choices. The student will participate in courses with like-minded peers in order to gain knowledge and skills in the career field of interest. Students must get approval from their academic advisor and course faculty prior to taking this course. Satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) graded.

Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-4 lecture, 2-8 lab

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

CCS 00396     JUNIOR INDEPENDENT STUDY      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Independent Study is a student-initiated experience in order to pursue an area of career interest not covered by a regular course offering, with the approval and guidance of a Career and Community Studies faculty member. In-progress (IP) mark permissible.

Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 3-9 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

CCS 00405     CAREER PREPARATION I: CHOOSING YOUR CAREER      3 Credit Hours

This course prepares the student for entering the work force by creating a resume, practicing interviewing skills, and by developing networks of people who can help them to achieve their career goals. The student will participate in job shadowing opportunities in order to better understand the expectations and requirements of the career field of interest.

Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CCS 00420     ACADEMIC SUPPORT I      3 Credit Hours

This course provides support to the student as they advance in goal setting and attainment skills. The student is supported as they increase critical thinking skills and monitors academic progress; and as they complete course assignments while working towards becoming an organized and self-determined student.

Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CCS 00492     JUNIOR PRACTICUM III      4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Once a career has been initially identified, it is important early on for the student to be exposed to the requirements and environments of that field. Students will be provided opportunities to perform work relevant to their career choice. Evaluating the fit helps to ensure that they have chosen wisely. In-progress (IP) mark permissible.

Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 12 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

CCS 00495     SPECIAL TOPICS      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Course topic will vary depending upon individual career choices. The student will participate in courses with like-minded peers in order to gain knowledge and skills in the career field of interest. Students must get approval from their academic advisor and course faculty prior to taking this course.

Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major and special approval.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-4 lecture, 1-4 lab

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

CCS 00496     SENIOR INDEPENDENT STUDY      1-3 Credit Hours

Independent Study is a student-initiated experience in order to pursue an area of career interest not covered by a regular course offering, with the approval and guidance of a Career and Community Studies faculty member. In-progress (IP) mark permissible.

Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 3-9 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

CCS 00505     CAREER PREPARATION II      3 Credit Hours

This course is designed to continue to prepare the student for entering into the work force by expanding interview skills and by locating and utilizing resources such as state employment and vocational rehabilitation services to promote career decisions.

Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major; and CCS 00405.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CCS 00520     ACADEMIC SUPPORT II      3 Credit Hours

This sequenced course continues to provide support to the student as they advance in goal setting and attainment skills. The student is supported as they increase critical thinking skills, monitors progress, and receives support as they complete course assignments pertaining to career goals while working towards becoming an organized and self-determined student.

Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major; and CCS 00420.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CCS 00592     JUNIOR PRACTICUM IV      4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) This course provides additional opportunities for the student to be exposed to the requirements and environments of the career field to ensure the student’s commitment to the career choice. Additionally, the student continues to develop appropriate work habits and behaviors while obtaining specific occupation skills. In-progress (IP) mark permissible.

Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 12 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

CCS 00595     SPECIAL TOPICS      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Course topic will vary depending upon individual career choices. The student will participate in courses with like-minded peers in order to gain knowledge and skills in the career field of interest. Students must get approval from their academic advisor and course faculty prior to taking this course. Satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) graded.

Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture

Contact Hours: 2-8 lab

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

CCS 00605     COMMUNITY LIFE I: LIFE AFTER COLLEGE      1 Credit Hour

This course guides the student as they plan for transitioning back to the community in which they will live after graduation. The student considers personal strengths, preferences, interests, and needs as they identify the various advantages and disadvantages of their chosen community.

Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major.

Corequisite: CCS 00606.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CCS 00606     COMMUNITY LIFE I LABORATORY      3 Credit Hours

Using the Personal Profile created in a coexisting course, the student conducts a thorough investigation into their community by researching all of the advantages, disadvantages, resources, demographics, and necessary amenities available to community residents. The student will then develop a Community Life Plan.

Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major.

Corequisite: CCS 00605.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 9 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CCS 00692     SENIOR INTERNSHIP I      1-12 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Internship courses are credit-bearing work experiences that are integrated with academic instruction and relate to an individual student’s career goals. The internship occurs in a natural community setting and provides an environment and context to integrate specific career knowledge, skills, and professional behaviors. In-progress (IP) mark permissible.

Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 3-36 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

CCS 00695     SPECIAL TOPICS      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Course topic will vary depending upon individual career choices. The student will participate in courses with like-minded peers in order to gain knowledge and skills in the career field of interest. Students must get approval from their academic advisor and course faculty prior to taking this course. Satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) graded.

Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-4 lecture, 2-8 lab

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

CCS 00705     COMMUNITY LIFE II: MAKING COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS      1 Credit Hour

The student will develop strategies to implement the Community Life Plan. Steps will be generated to serve as a guide and checklist as students establish the necessary connections to resources such as service and medical providers, community organizations, employment, public transportation, and residential living.

Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major.

Corequisite: CCS 00705.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CCS 00706     COMMUNITY LIFE II LABORATORY      3 Credit Hours

The student will implement the goals established in their Community Life Plan that was developed in a coexisting course. This is a hands-on course where the student will travel to each of the resources recorded in their Plan so that they become familiar with their community in order to increase confidence in abilities and to make crucial connections necessary for independent adult living.

Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major.

Corequisite: CCS 00705.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 9 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CCS 00792     SENIOR INTERNSHIP II      1-12 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Internship courses are credit-bearing work experiences that are integrated with academic instruction and relate to an individual student’s career goals. The internship occurs in a natural community setting and provides an environment and context to integrate specific career knowledge, skills, and professional behaviors. In-progress (IP) mark permissible.

Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 3-36 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

CCS 00795     SPECIAL TOPICS      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Course topic will vary depending upon individual career choices. The student will participate in courses with like-minded peers in order to gain knowledge and skills in the career field of interest. Students must get approval from their academic advisor and course faculty prior to taking this course. Satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) graded. Prerequisite: Career and Community Studies (CCS) major; and special approval

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-4 lecture, 2-8 lab

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

Counselor Education and Supervision (CES)

CES 20092     FIELD EXPERIENCE I: MIDDLE CHILDHOOD (ELR)      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) Course augments from an experiential perspective knowledge of early adolescence period of development. Placement in school settings (30 hrs.). Satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) graded. In-progress (IP) mark permissible.

Corequisite: HDFS 24013.

Schedule Type: Field Experience

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

CES 37800     SMALL GROUP PROCESS      2 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with HED 34060) Students learn to understand the dynamics of problem-solving groups and how to become effective leaders and members. Topics include climate, goals, decision making, communication, leadership, membership. Experience- based learning combined with conceptualizing.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 40093     VARIABLE TITLE WORKSHOP IN COUNSELOR EDUCATION AND SUPERVISION      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credit hours) Topics of special interest to students who desire to increase their knowledge in counseling and related areas. Kent faculty and experts from other institutions and agencies. Topics will be announced in the schedule of classes booklet. Satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) graded.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Workshop

Contact Hours: 1-4 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

CES 44084     BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE IN HEALTH PROFESSIONS      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 12 hours) Behavioral science perspective on individual and social issues affecting medical care delivery. Individually arranged. May include field projects participation in health related investigations and presentations and personal development programs.

Prerequisite: special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 50093     VARIABLE TITLE WORKSHOP IN COUNSELOR EDUCATION AND SUPERVISION      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Slashed with CES 70093) Workshops and training laboratories in various aspects of counseling, guidance and personnel services for counselors, supervisors, administrators and paraprofessionals. Prospective enrollees not currently admitted to graduate school may obtain special admission for graduate credit in a workshop. Topics are announced in brochures of college of continuing studies. Limit of 6 hours with adviser's permission toward any degree program. Satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) graded. In-progress (IP) mark permissible.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Workshop

Contact Hours: 1-4 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

CES 60199     THESIS I      2-6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Thesis students must register for a total of 6 hours, 2 to 6 hours in a single semester distributed over several semesters if desired. Satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) graded. In-progress (IP) mark permissible.

Prerequisite: graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Masters Thesis

Contact Hours: 2-6 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

CES 60299     THESIS II      2 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Thesis students must continue registration each semester until all degree requirements are met. Satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) graded. In-progress (IP) mark permissible.

Prerequisite: CES 60199; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Masters Thesis

Contact Hours: 2 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

CES 64084     BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE IN THE HEALTH PROFESSIONS      1-3 Credit Hours

Behavioral science perspective on individual and social issues that affect medical care delivery. Individually arranged.

Prerequisite: graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

CES 65511     RESEARCH IN COUNSELING      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to purposes and practice of qualitative and quantitative research related to counseling. There will be emphasis on elements of conducting research and using products of research to support and enhance practice. Authentic examples from counseling will be used as illustration.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 67392     ADVANCED INDIVIDUAL COUNSELING PRACTICUM      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable twice for credit) (Slashed with CES 87392) Supervised experience in counseling. Students meet for individual supervision and in seminar groups to assess their effectiveness in helping relationships. Satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) graded. In-progress (IP) mark permissible.

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of S in CES 67492 and 67592 and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 13.666 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

CES 67492     PRACTICUM I: CLINICAL MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with CES 77492) Students begin supervised practice of counseling with clients, primarily in the Counseling and Human Development Center. Individual supervision and seminar discussion are used for the development of counseling skills, strategies and professional role. Satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) graded. In-progress (IP) mark permissible.

Prerequisite: minimum B- (2.700) grade in CES 67530 and 67531 and 67663 and 67820 and 68126 and 68182; and clinical mental health counseling (CMHC) major; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 16 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

CES 67530     COUNSELING THEORIES      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with CES 77530) A survey of counseling practice that examines the nature of counseling process and relationships as described from major theoretical perspectives.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 67531     COUNSELING SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with CES 77531) Didactic and experiential training in basic interviewing and counseling techniques prepares the student for practicum through role playing, videotaped feedback and simulation.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 67580     MULTICULTURAL COUNSELING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with CES 77580) Seminar focused on sensitivities needed to work effectively with diverse clients. Consideration given to racism, oppression, poverty, agism, gender, and relational affinity.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 67591     SEMINAR IN COUNSELOR EDUCATION AND SUPERVISION      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Variable topic seminars considering problems, research and current practices for counselors and personnel workers. Topic to be announced in schedule of classes booklet.

Prerequisite: graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 67592     PRACTICUM II: CLINICAL MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with CES 77592) Involves individual counseling and group work with appropriate populations. Caseload geared toward preparation for internship. Satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) graded. In-progress (IP) mark permissible.

Prerequisite: CES 67492 with a grade of satisfactory; and minimum B- (2.700) in CES 67628 or 77628; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 16 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

CES 67595     SPECIAL TOPICS IN COUNSELOR EDUCATION AND SUPERVISION      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Slashed with CES 87595) Presentation of topics of special interest to students in counselor education and supervision. Offered irregularly. Topics will be announced in schedule of classes booklet.

Prerequisite: graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 67596     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN COUNSELOR EDUCATION AND SUPERVISION      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Slashed with CES 87596) Student investigates one or more topics in counseling under supervision. Review selected literature beyond normal course coverage. Arrangements with instructor must be made prior to registration. Satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) graded. In-progress (IP) mark permissible.

Prerequisite: graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

CES 67628     DIAGNOSIS IN COUNSELING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with CHDS 77628) To develop diagnostic skills in interviewing and use of appropriate nosology in counseling diagnosis.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 67663     ORIENTATION TO CLINICAL MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with CES 87663) Attention is given to the identity, professional standards and organizations, and employment settings of the clinical mental health counselor. Models of problem definition, administrative structure and service delivery are explored.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 67664     THEORIES AND PRACTICES IN ADDICTIONS COUNSELING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with CES 77664) Introduction to theories, models, and practices in addictions counseling, with emphasis on research supported approaches and ethical standards.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 67665     TREATMENT PLANNING IN ADDICTION COUNSELING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with CHDS 77665) Assessment and diagnosis of substance use disorders, and determining appropriate care levels, treatment goals and interventions.

Prerequisite: CES 67664 or CES 77664; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 67668     MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with CES 77668) Introduction to motivational interviewing (MI), a strengths-based evidence-based practice designed to facilitate the self-directed and beneficial change of others in a variety of health behaviors. Practice of MI-consistent skills with immediate feedback, use of MI coding scheme to evaluate MI-consistency, and emphasis on continuous learning and skill-building.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 67695     SPECIAL TOPICS IN CLINICAL MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with CES 77695) Presentations of special interest to students. Offered irregularly. Topics will be announced in schedule of classes booklet.

Prerequisite: graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 67698     INDIVIDUAL RESEARCH IN CLINICAL MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING      1-9 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Student pursues research project on selected aspect of clinical mental health counseling under supervision of instructor. Arrangements with instructor must be made prior to registration. Credit hours to be fixed at registration time. Satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) graded.

Prerequisite: graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Research

Contact Hours: 1-9 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

CES 67792     INTERNSHIP I: CLINICAL MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Assignment to a mental health agency, private practice, etc. for extensive and intensive applications of clinical mental health counseling. The scope of practice for this internship is diagnosis and treatment of mental and emotional disorders.

Prerequisite: clinical mental health counseling (CMHC) major; and graduate standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture, Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 3 lecture, 20 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

CES 67820     GROUP WORK:THEORY AND TECHNIQUES      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with CES 77820) This is an experiential and dicactic course designed to provide both an overview of groups and a basic group experience. Involvement in a group is part of this course as is practice of group leadership skills.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 67858     SEMINAR: GROUP COUNSELING      2 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with CES 77858) Study and experience of various theoretical and methodological and practical approaches to group counseling. Includes experience as counselor and participant in peer counseling group.

Prerequisite: grading standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 2 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 67892     INTERNSHIP II: CLINICAL MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Assignment to a mental health agency, private practice, etc. for extensive and intensive applications of clinical mental health counseling. The scope of practice for this internship is diagnosis and treatment of mental and emotional disorders. Satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) graded. In-progress (IP) mark permissible.

Prerequisite: clinical mental health counseling (CMHC) major; and graduate standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture, Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 3 lecture, 20 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

CES 68011     FOUNDATIONS OF SCHOOL COUNSELING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with CES 78011) Foundation course in school counseling. Focuses on the professional identity of school counselors and other pupil service personnel and on the development of comprehensive school counseling programs.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 68066     COUNSELING ADOLESCENTS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with CES 78066) A didactic and experiential seminar focusing on adolescents frequently referred to counselors. Counseling procedures, treatment plans and referral procedures for youth will be covered.

Prerequisite: minimum grade of B- (2.700) in CES 67530 and 67531 and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 68067     COUNSELING CHILDREN      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with CES 78067) Seminar focusing on intra and interpersonal dynamics of children referred for treatment to counselors. Designed to supplement individual and group counseling skills with play media.

Prerequisite: CES 67530 or 77530 and 67531 or 77531; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 68068     SCHOOL COUNSELING PROGRAM MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with CES 78068) Focuses on the management, leadership and implementation of comprehensive school counseling program including developmental counseling approaches, management systems and outcome research.

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of B- (2.700) in CES 68011 and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 68069     SCHOOL COUNSELING: ORIENTATION AND ETHICS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with CES 78069) Consideration given to issues that provide an orientation to school counseling. Examples of these issues include professional preparation standards, roles and functions of school counselors, and ethical standards and legal issues.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 68095     SPECIAL TOPICS IN SCHOOL COUNSELING      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Presentations of special interest to students. Offered irregularly. Topics will be announced in schedule of classes booklet.

Prerequisite: graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 68126     INTRODUCTION TO ASSESSMENT IN COUNSELING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with CES 78126) Instruction and experience in utilizing observational, measurement and appraisal methods and instruments relevant to clinical mental health counseling and school counseling settings. Measurement theory and concepts related to the appraisal process are presented.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 68128     CLINICAL ASSESSMENT IN COUNSELING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with CES 78128) Experience in selecting, administering and interpreting measures of personality and motivation. Primary attention will be placed on measures of psychopathology.

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of B- (2.700) in CES 68126 and 67628 and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 68130     PSYCHOPATHOLOGY FOR COUNSELORS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with CES 78130) This course covers the etiology and treatment of various disorders covered in the current DSM system. Assessment, treatment and psychopharmocological aspects of treatment are considered.

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of B- (2.700) in CES 67628 and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 68167     CASE CONCEPTUALIZATION AND TREATMENT PLANNING      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable twice for credit) (Slashed with CES 88167) Development of understanding of more in-depth and complex counseling processes, case conceptualization and treatment planning, and advanced skills for intervention. Didactic and role-playing methods will be used.

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of B- (2.700) in CES 67628; and CES 67492; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 68168     ADVANCED COUNSELING THEORIES      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable twice for credit) (Slashed with CES 88168) Consideration in depth of major counseling theories, with special emphasis on comparative analysis. original readings used.

Prerequisite: Grade of S in CES 67492 and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 68182     CAREER COUNSELING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with CES 78182) The world of work, theories of career choice, techniques in career counseling. An introductory course in the career area for practitioners in education, helping services, human resources and personnel.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 68192     INTERNSHIP I SCHOOL COUNSELING      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Assignment to a school for extensive and intensive applications appropriate for school counseling. A focus on the implementation of advocacy, leadership, collaboration, and systemic change is highlighted. This course meets specific CACREP standards.

Prerequisite: graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture, Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 3 lecture, 20 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

CES 68284     SUPERVISION OF COUNSELING      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable twice for credit) (Slashed with CES 88284) Focuses on supervisory processes in terms of theoretical perspectives and practices of supervision. Reviews relevant literature related to the roles, functions and settings of clinical supervisor. includes supervisory experiences.

Prerequisite: Grade of S in CES 67592 or 77592; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 68292     INTERNSHIP II: SCHOOL COUNSELING      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Assignment to a school for extensive and intensive applications appropriate for school counseling. A focus on the application of advocacy, leadership, collaboration and systemic change are highlighted in this course. This course meets specific CACREP standards. Satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) graded. In-progress (IP) mark permissible.

Prerequisite: graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture, Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 20 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

CES 68392     SCHOOL COUNSELING PRACTICUM      3 Credit Hours

Supervised counseling practice in the counseling and human development center and-or in the schools. Engage in counseling with children, teachers and colleagues. Direct observation and audio video recording and supervisory critiques used for counseling skills. Students are required to complete Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification (BCII) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background checks and submit the results to authorized personnel at their assigned school-agency before the first day of the semester in which student teaching internship will take place. Satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) graded. In-progress (IP) mark permissible.

Prerequisite: CES 67530 and CES 67531 and CES 67820 and CES 68069; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 20 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

CES 68529     COUPLES THERAPY:THEORY AND TECHNIQUES      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with CES 78529) Study of selected couples therapy theories. Focus on concepts and techniques and their application in the therapeutic setting.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 68533     FAMILY THERAPY: THEORY AND TECHNIQUES      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with CES 78533) Explores systemic family therapy utilizing various philosophical orientations,theoretical concepts and techniques in a didactic experiential and applied atmosphere.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 68538     ADVANCED MULTICULTURAL COUNSELING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with CES 78538) This course is designed to assist helping professionals in enhancing the knowledge and skill components of multicultural counseling. Cultural and multicultural counseling experiences with constructive feedback are provided.

Prerequisite: graduate standing; CES 67580 or CES 77580 and CES 67531 or CES 77531.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 68592     PRACTICUM IN COUPLES AND FAMILY THERAPY      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with CES 78536) An intensive-extensive supervised experience in the practice of couples and family therapy. Live video and audio supervisory processes will be utilized to assist with skill development. Satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) graded. In-progress (IP) mark permissible.

Prerequisite: CES 67492 and CES 67592; and graduate standing in clinical mental health counseling (CMHC) or school counseling (SCON); and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 14 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

CES 70093     VARIABLE TITLE WORKSHOP IN COUNSELOR EDUCATION AND SUPERVISION      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Slashed with CES 50093) Workshops and training laboratories in various aspects of counseling, guidance and personnel services for counselors, supervisors, administrators and paraprofessionals. Prospective enrollees not currently admitted to graduate school may obtain special admission for graduate credit in a workshop. Topics are announced in brochures of College of Continuing Studies. Limit of 6 hours with adviser's permission toward any degree program. Satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) graded. In-progress (IP) mark permissible.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Workshop

Contact Hours: 1-4 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

CES 77492     PRACTICUM I: CLINICAL MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with CES 67492) Enrollees begin supervised practice of counseling with clients, primarily in the Counseling and Human Development Center. Individual supervision and seminar discussion are used for the development of counseling skills, strategies and professional role. Satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) graded. In-progress (IP) mark permissible.

Prerequisite: minimum grade of B- (2.7) in the following courses: CES 67530 or 77530; and CES 67531 or 77531; and CES 67663 or 77663; and CES 67820 or 77820; and CES 68126 or 78126; and CES 68182 or 78182; and clinical mental health counseling (CMHC) major; and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 16 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

CES 77530     COUNSELING THEORIES      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with CES 67530) A survey of counseling practice that examines the nature of counseling process and relationships as described from major theoretical perspectives.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 77531     COUNSELING SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with CES 67531) Didactic and experiential training in basic interviewing and counseling techniques prepares the student for practicum through role playing, videotaped feedback and simulation.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 77580     MULTICULTURAL COUNSELING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with CES 67580) Seminar focused on sensitivities needed to work effectively with diverse clients. Consideration given to racism, oppression, poverty, agism, gender and relational affinity.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 77584     WRITING FOR PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATIONS      3 Credit Hours

Seminar experience designed to prepare professionals to publish research findings,conceptualizations and professional field experiences in refereed journals and books. Elements of grant writing also treated.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 77592     PRACTICUM II: CLINICAL MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with CES 67592) Involves individual counseling and group work with appropriate populations. Caseload geared toward preparation for internship. Controlled registration. Satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) graded. In-progress (IP) mark permissible.

Prerequisite: CES 77628 and 77492; and clinical mental health counseling (CMHC) majors; and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 16 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

CES 77628     DIAGNOSIS IN COUNSELING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with CES 67628) To develop diagnostic skills in interviewing and use of appropriate nosology in counseling diagnosis.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 77663     ORIENTATION TO CLINICAL MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with CES 67663) Attention is given to the identity, professional standards and organizations and employment settings of the clinical mental health counselor. Models of problem definition, administrative structure and service delivery are explored.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 77664     THEORY AND PRACTICES IN ADDICTIONS COUNSELING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with CES 77664) Introduction to theories, models, and practices in addictions counseling, with emphasis on research supported approaches and ethical standards.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 77665     TREATMENT PLANNING IN ADDICTIONS COUNSELING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with CES 67665) Assessment and diagnosis of substance use disorders, and determining appropriate care levels, treatment goals and interventions.

Prerequisite: CES 67664 or CES 77664; and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 77668     MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with CES 67668) Introduction to motivational interviewing (MI), a strengths-based evidence-based practice designed to facilitate the self-directed and beneficial change of others in a variety of health behaviors. Practice of MI-consistent skills with immediate feedback, use of MI coding scheme to evaluate MI-consistency, and emphasis on continuous learning and skill-building.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 77695     SPECIAL TOPICS IN CLINICAL MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with CES 67695) Presentations of special interest to students. Offered irregularly. Topics will be announced in schedule of classes booklet.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 77820     GROUP WORK: THEORY AND TECHNIQUES      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with CES 67820) This is an experiential and dicactic course designed to provide both an overview of groups and a basic group experience. Involvement in a group is part of this course as is practice of group leadership skills.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 77858     SEMINAR: GROUP COUNSELING      2 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with CES 67858) Study and experience of various theoretical and methodological and practical approaches to group counseling. Includes experience as counselor and participant in peer counseling group.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 78011     FOUNDATIONS OF SCHOOL COUNSELING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with CES 68011) Foundation course in school counseling. Focuses on the professional identity of school counselors and other pupil service personnel and on the development of comprehensive school counseling program.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 78066     COUNSELING ADOLESCENTS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with CES 68066) A didactic and experiential seminar focusing on adolescents frequently referred to counselors. Counseling procedures, treatment plans and referral procedures for youth will be covered.

Prerequisite: minimum grade of B- (2.700) in CES 67530 or CES 77530; and minimum grade of B- (2.700) in CES 67531 and CES 77531 and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 78067     COUNSELING CHILDREN      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with CES 68067) Seminar focusing on intra and interpersonal dynamics of children referred for treatment to counselors. Designed to supplement individual and group counseling skills with play media.

Prerequisite: CES 67530 or CES 77530 and CES 67531 or CES 77531; and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 78068     SCHOOL COUNSELING PROGRAM MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with CES 68068) Focuses on the management, leadership and implementation of comprehensive school counseling program including developmental counseling approaches, management systems and outcome research.

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of B- (2.700) in CES 68011 or CES 78011 and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 78069     SCHOOL COUNSELING: ORIENTATION AND ETHICS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with CES 68069) Consideration given to issues that provide an orientation to school counseling. Examples of these issues include professional preparation standards roles and functions of school counselors and ethical standards and legal issues.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 78126     INTRODUCTION TO ASSESSMENT IN COUNSELING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with CES 68126) Instruction and experience in utilizing observational, measurement and appraisal methods and instruments relevant to clinical mental health counseling and school counseling settings. Measurement theory and concepts related to the appraisal process are presented.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 78128     CLINICAL ASSESSMENT IN COUNSELING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with CES 68128) A laboratory experience in selecting, administering and interpreting measures of personality and motivation. Primary attention will be placed on measures of psychopathology.

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of B- (2.700) in CES 68126 or CES 78126; and CES 67628 or CES 77628 and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 78130     PSYCHOPATHOLOGY FOR COUNSELORS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with CES 68130) This course covers the etiology and treatment of various disorders covered in the current DSM system. Assessment, treatment and psychopharmocological aspects of treatment are considered.

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of B- (2.700) in CES 67628 or CES 77628; and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 78182     CAREER COUNSELING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with CES 68182) The world of work, theories of career choice, techniques in career counseling. An introductory course in the career area for practitioners in education, helping services, human resources and personnel.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 78529     COUPLES THERAPY:THEORY AND TECHNIQUES      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with CES 68529) Study of selected couples therapy theories. Focus on concepts and techniques and their application in the therapeutic setting.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 78533     FAMILY THERAPY: THEORY AND TECHNIQUES      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with CES 68533) Explores systemic family therapy utilizing various philosophical orientations,theoretical concepts and techniques in a didactic experiential and applied atmosphere.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 78538     ADVANCED MULTICULTURAL COUNSELING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with CES 68538) This course is designed to assist helping professionals in enhancing the knowledge and skill components of multicultural counseling. Cultural and multicultural counseling experiences with constructive feedback are provided.

Prerequisite: CES 67580 or CES 77580 and CES 67531 or CES 77531; and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 78592     PRACTICUM IN COUPLES AND FAMILY THERAPY      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Slashed with CES 68592) An intensive-extensive supervised experience in the practice of couples and family therapy. Live video and audio supervisory processes will be utilized to assist with skill development. Satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) graded. In-progress (IP) mark permissible.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing in counselor education and supervision (CES) major.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 14 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

CES 80090     DOCTORAL RESIDENCY SEMINAR IN COUNSELOR EDUCATION AND SUPERVISION      3 Credit Hours

Focus on professional identity, current issues and trends and involvement in professional activities.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing in counselor education and supervision (CES) major.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 80199     DISSERTATION I      15 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Doctoral candidates work on dissertation research in consultation with their advisors. Doctoral candidates will register for two consecutive semesters of CES 80199 Dissertation I for 15 hours each semester, immediately following successful completion of doctoral comprehensive exams. Thereafter, students will register for CES 80299 Dissertation II each semester, including summer, until all degree requirements have been met. Satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) graded. In-progress (IP) mark permissible.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Dissertation

Contact Hours: 15 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

CES 80299     DISSERTATION II      15 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Continuing registration required of doctoral students who have completed the initial 30 hours of Dissertation I and continuing until all degree requirements are met. Satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) graded. In-progress (IP) mark permissible. Prerequisite: CES 80199; and doctoral standing;

Schedule Type: Dissertation

Contact Hours: 15 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

CES 87392     ADVANCED INDIVIDUAL COUNSELING PRACTICUM      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable twice for credit) (Cross-listed with CES 67392) Supervised experience in counseling. Students meet for individual supervision and in seminar groups to assess their effectiveness in helping relationships. Satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) graded. In-progress (IP) mark permissible.

Prerequisite: Grade of S in CES 67492 or CES 77492 and CES 67592 or CES 77592; and minimum grade of B- (2.700) in CES 88166; and counselor education and supervision (CES) major; and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 14 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

CES 87595     SPECIAL TOPICS IN COUNSELOR EDUCATION AND SUPERVISION      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Presentation of topics of special interest to students in counselor education and supervision. Offered irregularly. Topics will be announced in schedule of classes booklet.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 87596     INDIV INVEST IN CES      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Slashed with CES 67596) Student investigates one or more topics in counseling under supervision. Review selected literature beyond normal course coverage. Arrangements with instructor must be made prior to registration. Satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) graded. In-progress (IP) mark permissible.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

CES 88167     CASE CONCEPTUALIZATION AND TREATMENT PLANNING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with CES 68167) Development of understanding of more in-depth and complex counseling processes, case conceptualization and treatment planning, and advanced skills for intervention. Didactic and role-playing methods will be used.

Prerequisite: CES 67492 or CES 77492; and minimum grade of B- (2.700) in CES 67628 or CES 77628; and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 88168     ADVANCED COUNSELING THEORIES      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable twice for credit) (Slashed with CES 68168) Consideration in depth of major counseling theories, with special emphasis on comparative analysis. Original readings used.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 88281     RESEARCH SEMINAR IN COUNSELOR EDUCATION AND SUPERVISION      3 Credit Hours

Topics or problems of current concern in counslor education and supervision services. Review of significant studies, design strategies, instrumentation, data analysis and research issues. Topic to be announced in schedule of classes booklet.

Prerequisite: EVAL 75510, EVAL 85515 and EVAL 85516; doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 88284     SUPERVISION OF COUNSELING      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable twice for credit) (Slashed with CES 68284) This seminar focuses on supervisory processes in terms of theoretical perspectives and practices of supervision. Reviews relevant literature related to the roles, functions and settings of clinical supervisor. Includes supervisory experiences.

Prerequisite: CES 67592 or CES 77592 with a grade of S; and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 88292     INTERNSHIP IN COUNSELOR EDUCATION AND SUPERVISION      3-6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Opportunity to integrate learning and skills in Counseling, Teaching, Research and Scholarship, Leadership, and Supervision. Each experience requires supervision. Completion of program course requirements is necessary prior to registration.Satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) graded. In-progress (IP) mark permissible.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship, Seminar

Contact Hours: 23-46 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

CES 88294     COLLEGE TEACHING IN COUNSELOR EDUCATION AND SUPERVISION      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Application of planning, instructional and evaluation skills. Doctoral students lead skill training groups, lecture a large class and guide group discussion with faculty supervision. Arrangements for this experience to be made before semester begins.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CES 88298     INDIVIDUAL RESEARCH IN COUNSELOR EDUCATION AND SUPERVISION      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Individual research on selected aspect of counseling and human development services under supervision of instructor. Arrangements with instructor must be made prior to registration. Satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) graded.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Research

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

Educational Psychology (EPSY)

EPSY 29525     EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Examines major theories of human development and learning, motivation, instructional strategies, assessment; similarities and differences in learners. The role of factors in the students' learning and development is considered. Participation in the educational psychology research participant pool or an alternative research assignment is required.

Prerequisite: CULT 29535.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Education

EPSY 49525     RELATIONAL LEARNING IN EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Seminar focuses on national and international relational learning approaches to education. Current literature on relational learning is critiques. Professional identity is supported through engages learning opportunities in per mentoring experiences and faculty-let research. Course may be repeated for maximum 9 credit hours.

Prerequisite: special approval.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EPSY 50093     VARIABLE TITLE WORKSHOP IN EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credit hours) (Cross-listed with EPSY 70093) Offered on request of school system. Enrollment limited to teachers, administrators or supervisors who are employed in sponsoring system and who are accepted to the university.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Workshop

Contact Hours: 1-4 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

EPSY 60199     THESIS I      2-6 Credit Hours

Thesis student must register for total of 6 hours, 2 to 6 hours in a single semester distributed over several semesters if desired.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Masters Thesis

Contact Hours: 2-6 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

EPSY 60299     THESIS II      2 Credit Hours

Thesis students must continue registration each semester until all degree requirements are met.

Prerequisite: EPSY 60199 and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Masters Thesis

Contact Hours: 2 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

EPSY 65520     CHILD AND ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with EPSY 75520) Dimensions of human development and learning, causal factors and research findings which carry implications for educators in various settings; focusing on birth through adolescence.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EPSY 65521     ADULT DEVELOPMENT      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with EPSY 75521) Essential dimensions of human development and learning, the causal factors and the research findings which carry implications for educators in various settings; focusing on early through late adulthood.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EPSY 65523     LIFE SPAN DEVELOPMENT      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with EPSY 75523) Orientation to human development across life span from conception to death; emphasis on pluralistic determinants of individual growth within changing environmental contexts. Implications for educational and human service practices are emphasized.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EPSY 65524     LEARNING THEORIES      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with EPSY 75524) Theories of learning with special emphasis on application to professional practice. A critical examination of research on human learning processes.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EPSY 65529     EDUCATIONAL MOTIVATION      3 Credit Hours

Provides students with the opportunity to explore, analyze and evaluate literature related to theories of motivation. Content is grounded in theories but each of the theories has clear classroom application.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EPSY 68901     PSYCHOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with EPSY 78901) Overview of human development, particularly adolescence, and implications for educational policy and programming, generally and specifically for secondary schools. A.T. program and graduate standing.

Prerequisite: Admission to the M.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EPSY 68905     EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with EPSY 78905) Analysis and critique of major learning theories, state-of-the-art development in theory, research and application to educational practice in selected disciplines.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EPSY 69091     SEMINAR IN LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT      1-5 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Variable topic seminar for advanced study of specialized topics and areas; in learning and development; emphasis on theory and research findings as related to educational practice.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1-5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EPSY 69092     ADVANCED PRACTICUM AND INTERNSHIP      1-6 Credit Hours

Supervised program in field setting involving application of theories, principles, and methodology in learning and development; planned with and supervised by graduate faculty member.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 3.333-20 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

EPSY 69095     SPECIAL TOPICS IN LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Specific topic course offering in response to emerging student or program needs in learning and development.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EPSY 69096     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Students pursue an individual project on a specific topic in learning and development with approval and under direction of instructor.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

EPSY 69098     RESEARCH IN LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT      1-15 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Students pursue an individual research project on a specific topic in learning and development with approval and under direction of instructor.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Research

Contact Hours: 1-15 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

EPSY 70093     VARIABLE TOPIC WORKSHOP IN EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable once for a maximum of 6 credit hours) (Cross-listed with EPSY 50093) Offered on request of school system. Enrollment limited to teachers, administrators or supervisors who are employed in sponsoring system and who are accepted to the university.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Workshop

Contact Hours: 1-4 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

EPSY 70094     COLLEGE TEACHING      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Discusses major aspects of teaching in higher education, including such topics as students' philosophy of teaching, principles of adult learning, instructional strategies, students' assessment.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EPSY 75520     CHILD AND ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with EPSY 65520) Dimensions of human development and learning, causal factors and research findings which carry implications for educators in various settings; focusing on birth through adolescence.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EPSY 75521     ADULT DEVELOPMENT      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with EPSY 65521) Essential dimensions of human development and learning, the causal factors and the research findings which carry implications for educators in various settings; focusing on early through late adulthood.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EPSY 75523     LIFE SPAN DEVELOPMENT      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with EPSY 65523) Orientation to human development across life span from conception to death; emphasis on pluralistic determinants of individual growth within changing environmental contexts. Implications for educational and human service practices are emphasized.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EPSY 75524     LEARNING THEORIES      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with EPSY 65524) Theories of learning with special emphasis on application to professional practice. A critical examination of research on human learning processes.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EPSY 75529     EDUCATIONAL MOTIVATION      3 Credit Hours

Provides students with the opportunity to explore, analyze and evaluate literature related to theories of motivation. Content is grounded in theories but each of the theories has clear classroom application.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EPSY 78901     PSYCHOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with EPSY 68901) Overview of human development and its implications for educational policy and programming for schools.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EPSY 78905     EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with EPSY 68905) Analysis and critique of major learning theories, state-of-the-art development in theory, research and application to educational practice in selected disciplines.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EPSY 80090     DOCTORAL RESIDENCY SEMINAR      3 Credit Hours

Advanced doctoral residency seminar for students in all areas of educational foundations. Focus on current and emergent issues research and trends in education in multiple settings.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EPSY 80199     DISSERTATION I      15 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Doctoral dissertation for which registration in at least two semesters is required,first of which will be semester in which dissertation work is begun and continuing until the completion of 30 hours.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Dissertation

Contact Hours: 15 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

EPSY 80299     DISSERTATION II      15 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Continuing registration required of doctoral students who have completed the initial 30 hours of dissertation and continuing until all degree requirements are met.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing; EPSY 80199.

Schedule Type: Dissertation

Contact Hours: 15 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

EPSY 87450     PSYCHOLOGICAL PRINCIPLES OF EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

Provides an exploration of educational psychology as the study of learning and teaching, in particular the mental representations and processes involved in the acquisition, storage, retrieval and use of knowledge in educational settings. Discusses how research and theory in educational psychology can be applied to real world classroom problems. Students are also required to develop a research project, which utilizes technology to test psychological theories about learning and instruction.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Corequisite: ITEC 87450.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EPSY 89091     SEMINAR IN LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT      1-5 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Variable topic seminar for advanced study of specialized topics and areas; in learning and development; emphasis on theory and research findings as related to educational practice.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1-5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EPSY 89092     ADVANCED PRACTICUM AND INTERNSHIP      1-6 Credit Hours

Supervised program in field setting involving application of theories, principles, and methodology in learning and development; planned with and supervised by graduate faculty member.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 3.333-20 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

EPSY 89095     SPECIAL TOPICS IN LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Specific topic course offering in response to emerging student or program needs in learning and development.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EPSY 89096     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Students pursue an individual project on a specific topic in learning and development with approval and under direction of instructor.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

EPSY 89098     RESEARCH IN LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT      1-15 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Students pursue an individual research project on a specific topic in learning and development with approval and under direction of instructor.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Research

Contact Hours: 1-15 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

Gerontology (GERO)

GERO 14029     INTRODUCTION TO GERONTOLOGY (DIVD) (KSS)      3 Credit Hours

Interdisciplinary approach to the study of the aging process.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Diversity Domestic, Kent Core Social Sciences, Transfer Module Social Sciences

GERO 40656     PSYCHOLOGY OF AGING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with GERO 50656 and GERO 70656) Exploration of basic research and theory on the psychological consequences of aging and psychological factors that affect the behavior of older persons.

Prerequisite: PSYC 11762.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GERO 41095     SPECIAL TOPICS IN GERONTOLOGY      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with GERO 51095) Discussion of a major topic within a specific field of gerontology.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GERO 41096     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Independent study in gerontology.

Prerequisite: Written permission from instructor.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GERO 43092     PRACTICUM IN NURSING HOME ADMINISTRATION I (ELR)      9 Credit Hours

Internship in skilled nursing facility. One, 3 hour, on-campus seminar every three weeks (meets four times). Approximately 35-40 clock hours per week at internship site is required. Students participate in weekly online course discussions and have an on-site visit to their internship site during the semester.

Prerequisite: minimum B grade in GERO 44032; and human development and family studies (HDFS) majors; and senior standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture, Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 33.33 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

GERO 43192     PRACTICUM IN NURSING HOME ADMINISTRATION II (ELR)      9 Credit Hours

Internship in skilled nursing facility. One 3-hour, on-campus seminar every three weeks (meets four times). Approximately 35 clock hours per week at internship site is required. Students participate in weekly online course discussions and have an on-site visit to their internship site during the semester.

Prerequisite: minimum B grade in GERO 43092; and human development and family studies (HDFS) major; and senior standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture, Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 33.33 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

GERO 44030     ADULT DEVELOPMENT AND AGING (WIC)      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with GERO 54030) Examines developmental processes across adulthood. Evaluation of theoretical models and scientific literature.

Prerequisite: admission into the HDFS Professional Phase.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Writing Intensive Course

GERO 44031     SOCIAL POLICY AND COMMUNITY RESOURCES FOR OLDER ADULTS      3 Credit Hours

Overview of national, state and local public policy affecting older adults. Legislation, funding, planning and the service delivery system are examined.

Prerequisite: GERO none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GERO 44032     LONG TERM CARE ADMINISTRATION      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with GERO 54032) Presents an overview and introduction to the principles of long-term care (LTC) administration and other administration options.

Prerequisite: nursing (NURS), human development and family studies (HDFS), integrated life science (ILS) or integrated health science (IHS) majors; junior or senior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GERO 44092     PRACTICUM IN GERONTOLOGY (ELR)      3,6 Credit Hours

(repeatable for a total of 6 credit hours.) Observation and participation in long-term care or community agencies serving older adults. One class discussion per week. Major GPA of 2.250 required.

Prerequisite: HDFS 44018; human development and family studies (HDFS) majors and senior standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 1 lecture, 2-5 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

GERO 50656     PSYCHOLOGY OF AGING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with GERO 40656 and GERO 70656) Exploration of basic research and theory on the psychological consequences of aging and psychological factors that affect the behavior of older persons.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GERO 51095     SPECIAL TOPICS IN GERONTOLOGY      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with GERO 41095) Discussion of a major topic or topics within the field of gerontology.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GERO 51096     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN GERONTOLOGY      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Independent study in the area of gerontology.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GERO 54030     ADULT DEVELOPMENT AND AGING      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with GERO 44030) Examines developmental processes across adulthood. Evaluation of theoretical models and scientific literature.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GERO 54032     LONG TERM CARE ADMINISTRATION      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with GERO 44032) Presents an overview and introduction to the principles of long-term care (LTC) administration and other administration options.

Prerequisite: graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GERO 61091     SEMINAR IN GERONTOLOGY      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Seminar dealing with topics in the field of gerontology.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GERO 61191     INTERDISCIPLINARY SEMINARY IN GERONTOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Course is designed to assist students in developing the knowledge and skills needed to understand the major issues in gerontological theory, research and practice from a multi-disciplinary perspective.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GERO 63092     PRACTICUM IN NURSING HOME ADMINISTRATION I      6 Credit Hours

Internship in skilled nursing facility. One, 3 hour, on-campus seminar every three weeks (meets five times). Weekly one hour online lectures and discussions also take place. Approximately 35 clock hours per week at internship site is required.

Prerequisite: GERO 54032; and graduate standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture, Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 33.33 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GERO 63192     PRACTICUM IN NURSING HOME ADMINISTRATION II      6 Credit Hours

Internship in skilled nursing facility. One, 3 hour, on-campus seminar every three weeks (meets five times). One hour online lectures and discussions are held each week. Approximately 35 clock hours per week at internship is required.

Prerequisite: GERO 54032 and GERO 63092; and graduate standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture, Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 33.33 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GERO 70656     PSYCHOLOGY OF AGING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with GERO 40656 and GERO 50656) Exploration of basic research and theory on the psychological consequences of aging and psychological factors that affect the behavior of older persons.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS)

HDFS 14027     INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND FAMILY STUDIES      3 Credit Hours

This course is intended to introduce students to the study of lifespan development and family studies. Career opportunities available to Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) graduates are explored and skills required to succeed in the field are introduced.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HDFS 24011     INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS AND FAMILIES (DIVD)      3 Credit Hours

(Equivalent to SOC 24011) Exploration of the sociological nature of families across the lifespan, focusing on structure, diversity and life course processes such as dating, mate selection, cohabitation, marriage, parenthood, divorce, remarriage, singlehood, widowhood, parent-child interactions, sexual orientation, inequality and difference.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Diversity Domestic

HDFS 24012     CHILD DEVELOPMENT      3 Credit Hours

General development of the child from prenatal through middle childhood.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HDFS 24013     EARLY ADOLESCENCE      3 Credit Hours

Examines the fundamental transitions, social contexts and psychosocial processes involved in human development from ages 10 through 15. Implications for working with this age group within schools, human services agencies and youth development programs.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HDFS 24095     SPECIAL TOPICS IN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND FAMILY STUDIES      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Discussion of a major topic within human development or family studies.

Prerequisite: HDFS 24011.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HDFS 25512     MANAGEMENT OF FAMILY RESOURCES      3 Credit Hours

Management as applied to individuals, families and human service professionals.

Prerequisite: HDFS 24011.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HDFS 34031     CULTURAL DIVERSITY:IMPLICATIONS FOR THE HELPING PROFESSIONS      3 Credit Hours

This class is designed to enhance the competence and success of students planning to work in human services. Learning how different cultural backgrounds influence the perceptions and behaviors of clients in the human service setting is emphasized.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HDFS 41093     VARIABLE TOPIC WORKSHOP:HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND FAMILY STUDIES      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Workshop setting dealing with a topic or topics in human development and family studies. Learning experiences are provided in a wide range of areas.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Workshop

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

HDFS 41095     SPECIAL TOPICS IN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND FAMILY STUDIES      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with HDFS 51095) Discussion of a major topic within human development or family studies.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HDFS 41096     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with HDFS 51096) Independent study in human development and family studies.

Prerequisite: Written special approval from instructor.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HDFS 42092     HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND FAMILY STUDIES STUDY AWAY EXPERIENCE (ELR)      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable twice for credit) Exploration of human development and family studies-related topics while visiting various cultural contexts.

Prerequisite: 2.750 cumulative GPA and special approval.

Schedule Type: Field Experience

Contact Hours: 9 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

HDFS 44018     PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT/FAMILY STUDIES      3 Credit Hours

Preparation of students for professional work experiences as well as providing an opportunity to discuss recent developments in the fields of human development, family studies and gerontology.

Prerequisite: admission into the HDFS Professional Phase and senior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HDFS 44020     ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with HDFS 54020) Study of adolescent development with emphasis on forces related to adolescent behavior in the family and society. Evaluation of current research.

Prerequisite: admission into the HDFS Professional Phase.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HDFS 44021     FAMILY INTERVENTION ACROSS THE LIFESPAN      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with HDFS 54021) Evaluation of research and theoretical models in the area of family intervention. Focus on strategies for assisting families in coping with a variety of critical issues over the family life cycle.

Prerequisite: admission into the HDFS Professional Phase.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HDFS 44022     CHANGING ROLES OF MEN AND WOMEN      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with HDFS 54022) A study of roles of men and women, past, present and future.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HDFS 44023     BUILDING FAMILY STRENGTHS      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with HDFS 54023) The Building Family Strengths Model builds upon family life potential; based on extensive research emphasizing identified family strengths.

Prerequisite: admission into the HDFS Professional Phase.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HDFS 44028     PARENT-CHILD RELATIONSHIPS      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with HDFS 54028) Study of parent-child relationships across the life span and within various contexts. Emphasis on the process of socialization and determinants of parent-child relationships based on current research.

Prerequisite: admission into the HDFS Professional Phase.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HDFS 44029     FAMILY POLICY      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with HDFS 54029) Understanding federal, state and local policy issues affecting families. Role of family life educator in promoting a family-friendly perspective in policy making.

Prerequisite: admission into the HDFS Professional Phase.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HDFS 44030     FAMILY LIFE EDUCATION METHODOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Developing teaching methods and techniques for family life education and the study of family life education content areas.

Prerequisite: admission into the HDFS Professional Phase.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HDFS 44032     NONPROFIT FUNDRAISING AND GRANTWRITING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with HDFS 54032) Provides comprehensive preparation in planning, seeking and acquiring funding from available resources in supporting the mission of nonprofit human service agencies.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HDFS 44033     COMMUNITY OUTREACH IN NONPROFIT MANAGEMENT (ELR)      3 Credit Hours

An overview of nonprofit organizations at the local, national and international levels, including how to start and manage one. A comprehensive examination of the Board of Directors, advocacy and lobbying, program development, mission, vision and strategic goals, philanthropic fundraising and the financial management process, as well as the legal aspects. In addition, students will study service learning and complete a Field Experience at a nonprofit organization.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

HDFS 44034     PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES OF NONPROFIT MANAGEMENT      3 Credit Hours

An overview of nonprofit organizations including the areas of risk management, mentoring, cultural competence, social entrepreneurship, and how to effectively manage paid staff and volunteers. In addition, students will learn about earned income strategies and the marketing-communication process, including the use of technology. The course will also cover leadership, communication and conflict resolution skills, Other areas of study include accountability and transparency, ethical behavior, building capacity, change management, and the importance of collaborations and mergers and government support in the sector.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HDFS 44035     ASSESSMENT AND STRATEGIES IN CASE MANAGEMENT      3 Credit Hours

An examination of the evaluation of client needs and assessment of client condition. Course emphasizes interviewing as a major assessment strategy.

Prerequisite: admission into the HDFS Professional Phase.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HDFS 44036     GENERAL CASE MANAGEMENT METHODS      3 Credit Hours

Examination of case management processes and strategies, with focus on community resources to meet client needs in the human service setting.

Prerequisite: admission into the HDFS Professional Phase.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HDFS 44037     POSITIVE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT      3 Credit Hours

Examines individual, family, school and community characterstics that comprise developmental assets contributing to positive youth development (PYD). Definitions and descriptions of PYD approaches are examined as well as evaluations of program effectiveness. Common elements of PYD programs are explored, such as emphasizing youths' strengths, providing opportunities to learn healthy behaviors, promoting positive peer relationships, connecting youth with caring adults, empowering youth to assume leadership roles, and challenging youth in ways that build their competence. Implications for professional child and youth work are discussed.

Prerequisite: HDFS 44020 and admission into the HDFS Professional Phase.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HDFS 44038     PROFESSIONAL CHILD AND YOUTH WORK PRACTICE      3 Credit Hours

Provides students with an understanding of the historical and current methodologies and organizational structures of professional child and youth work practice, emphasizing a synthesis of previous and new learning regarding five domains of competence (professionalism, cultural and human diversity, applied human development, relationship and communication and developmental practice methods). Practice issues in community-based and out-of-home care settings as well as work with various child and youth populations are explored.

Prerequisite: admission into the HDFS Professional Phase.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HDFS 44039     BERREAVEMENT, TRAUMA AND OTHER LOSSES      3 Credit Hours

Exploration of the impact of death, trauma and other losses on individuals and families across the lifespan. Consideration of gender, social and cultural context. Implications for human services professionals.

Prerequisite: HDFS 24011.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HDFS 44092     PRACTICUM IN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND FAMILY STUDIES (ELR)      3-6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with HDFS 54092) Observation and participation in child, family and social service agencies. One class discussion per week. Students are required to complete Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification (BCII) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background checks and submit the results to authorized personnel at their assigned schoolagency before the first day of the semester in which student teaching internship will take place. Major GPA of 2.250 is required.

Prerequisite: HDFS 44018; and admission into the HDFS Professional Phase; and senior standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 1 lecture, 14-35 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

HDFS 44192     INTERNSHIP IN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND FAMILY STUDIES-CASE MANAGEMENT I (ELR)      3-6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Supervised field experience in a human service agency. Joint university-agency supervision.

Prerequisite: junior standing and admission into HDFS Professional Phase.

Corequisite: HDFS 44035.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 3-6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

HDFS 44292     INTERNSHIP IN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND FAMILY STUDIES-CASE MANAGEMENT II (ELR)      3-6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Continued supervised field experience in a human service agency. Joint university-agency supervision.

Prerequisite: HDFS 44192; and junior standing; and admission into the HDFS Professional Phase.

Corequisite: HDFS 44036.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 9-18 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

HDFS 51093     VARIABLE TITLE WORKSHOP IN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND FAMILY STUDIES      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with HDFS 41093) Workshop setting dealing with a topic or topics in human development and family studies. Learning experiences are provided in a wide range of areas.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Workshop

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

HDFS 51095     SPECIAL TOPICS IN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND FAMILY STUDIES      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with HDFS 41095) Discussion of a major topic within human development and family studies.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HDFS 51096     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with HDFS 41096) Independent study in human development and/or family studies.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HDFS 52092     HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND FAMILY STUDIES STUDY AWAY EXPERIENCE      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable twice for credit) Exploration of human development and family studies-related topics while visiting various cultural contexts.

Prerequisite: graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Field Experience

Contact Hours: 9 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

HDFS 54020     ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with HDFS 44020) Adolescent development with emphasis on forces related to adolescent behavior. Evaluation of current research.

Prerequisite: Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) major and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HDFS 54021     FAMILY INTERVENTION ACROSS THE LIFE SPAN      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with HDFS 44021) Evaluation of research and theoretical models in the area of family intervention. Focus on strategies for assisting families in coping with a variety of critical issues over the family life cycle.

Prerequisite: Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) major and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HDFS 54022     CHANGING ROLES OF MEN AND WOMEN      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with HDFS 44022) A study of roles of men and women, past, present, and future.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HDFS 54023     BUILDING FAMILY STRENGTHS      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with HDFS 44023) The building family strengths model builds upon family life potential, based on extensive research emphasizing identified family strengths.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HDFS 54028     PARENT-CHILD RELATIONSHIPS      3 Credit Hours

Study of parent-child relationships across the life span and within various contexts. Emphasis on the process of socialization and determinants of parent-child relationships based on current research.

Prerequisite: Humand Development and Family Studies (HDFS) major and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HDFS 54029     FAMILY POLICY      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with HDFS 44029) Understanding federal, state and local policy issues affecting families. Role of family life educator in promoting a family-friendly perspective in policy making.

Prerequisite: Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) major and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HDFS 54032     NONPROFIT FUNDRAISING AND GRANTWRITING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with HDFS 44032) Provides comprehensive preparation in planning, seeking and acquiring funding from available resources in supporting the mission of nonprofit human services agencies.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HDFS 54037     POSITIVE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT      3 Credit Hours

Examines individual, family, school and community characteristics that comprise developmental assets contributing to positive youth development (PYD). Definitions and descriptions of PYD approaches are examined as well as evaluations of program effectiveness. Common elements of PYD programs are explored, such as emphasizing youths' strengths, providing opportunities to learn health behaviors, promoting positive peer relationships, connecting youth with caring adults, empowering youth to assume leadership roles, and challenging youth in ways that build their competence. Implications for professional child and youth work are discussed. Students complete a program development project.

Prerequisite: HDFS 54020 and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HDFS 54038     PROFESSIONAL CHILD AND YOUTH WORK PRACTICE      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with HDFS 44038) Provides students with an understanding of the historical and current methodologies and organizational structures of professional child and youth work practice emphasizing a synthesis of previous and new learning regarding five domains of competence (professionalism, culture and human diversity, applied human development, relationship and communication and developmental practice methods). Practice issues in community-based an out of home care settings as well as work with various child and youth populations are to be explored. Students complete a program development and evaluation project.

Prerequisite: human development and family studies (HDFS) major, graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HDFS 54039     BEREAVEMENT, TRAUMA AND OTHER LOSSES      3 Credit Hours

Exploration of the impact of death, trauma and other losses on individuals and families across the lifespan. Consideration of gender, social and cultural context. Implications for human services professionals.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HDFS 54092     PRACTICUM IN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND FAMILY STUDIES      3-6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with HDFS 44092) Observation and participation in child, family and human service agencies.

Prerequisite: Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) major and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture, Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 1 lecture, 2-5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HDFS 61091     SEMINAR      2,3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Evaluation and interpretation of recent literature in human development and/or family studies. Topic selected for semester will be indicated in the schedule of classes.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 2-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HDFS 61098     RESEARCH      1-15 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Research for master's level graduate students. Credits earned may be applied toward meeting degree requirements if school approves.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Research

Contact Hours: 1-15 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

HDFS 61198     MASTER'S PROJECT      2-6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with NUTR 61198) Completion and successful defense of a master's project. Master's project students must register for a total of 6 hours, 2 to 6 hours in a single semester distributed over several semesters if desired.

Prerequisite: Special approval and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Master's Project

Contact Hours: 2-6 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

HDFS 61199     THESIS I      2-6 Credit Hours

Thesis students must register for total of 6 hours, 2 to 6 hours in a single semester distributed over several semesters if desired.

Prerequisite: Special approval and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Masters Thesis

Contact Hours: 2-6 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

HDFS 61299     THESIS II      2 Credit Hours

Thesis II students must continue registration each semester until all degree requirements are met.

Prerequisite: HDFS 61199 and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Masters Thesis

Contact Hours: 2 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

HDFS 64023     FAMILY THEORIES AND PROCESSES      3 Credit Hours

An examination of theories and research for understanding family dynamics and changes in families across the lifespan. Includes attention to diverse family structures, dyadic and group processes applicable to families, and social and cultural contexts.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HDFS 64024     FAMILY LIFE EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

Developing community acceptance, teaching aids and techniques and curriculum for family life education.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HDFS 64026     PROFESSIONAL ISSUES IN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND FAMILY STUDIES      2 Credit Hours

This course covers ethical and professional issues related to the field of human development and family studies. The course will cover both conceptual ideas related to research and practice in the field as well as practical tools for professional development and successful completion of the Master's Thesis or Project.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HDFS 64027     EARLY ADOLESCENCE      3 Credit Hours

Examines the fundamental changes, social contexts and psychosocial processes involved in human development from ages eight through 15. Implications for working with this age group within schools and human service agencies.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Instructional Technology (ITEC)

ITEC 39525     EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Develops knowledge and skills in designing, implementing, and assessing learning experiences, using various digital tools and resources to support teaching, learning, and research.

Prerequisite: CULT 29535.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 40093     VARIABLE TITLE WORKSHOP IN EDUCATIONAL MEDIA      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Slashed with ITEC 50093) Variable topic workshop designed to respond to curriculum trends and issues and specialized needs. S/U graded.

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Schedule Type: Workshop

Contact Hours: 1-4 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

ITEC 47411     DESIGNING VISUALS FOR INSTRUCTION      3 Credit Hours

Investigation of historical, cultural, aesthetic dimensions of instructional visual design. Focus on design of instructional visuals across media including print, video, computer-based technology. Presentations lab activities.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 47413     DIGITAL VIDEO IN EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with ITEC 57413 and ITEC 77413) Students learn how to produce their own video programs, beginning with the planning and scripting process, developing camerawork and audio recording skills, and editing the final production. They also learn how to obtain footage in the field and work with other participants. In addition, the use of video for instruction is explored, with an emphasis upon how it can be effectively integrated into curricula and used to enhance lessons in dynamic ways.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 47427     TECHNOLOGY AND LEARNING      3 Credit Hours

Overview of technology used in education. Focuses on implementing and facilitating learner- centered curriculum with computer technology. Students develop web-based instructional materials.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 47430     COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

Preparation for use of computers effectively in variety of educational settings. Students should have some expertise with computers. Focus on advanced applications in education. Macintosh and Windows.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 47495     SPECIAL TOPICS: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA      1-5 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Specialized offering in response to emerging or selected program needs in educational media and instructional design.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-5 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 47496     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN EDUCATIONAL MEDIA      1-5 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Directed independent reading and/or research of special interest or need in student's program. Planned with and directed by a faculty member.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-5 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

ITEC 50093     VARIABLE TITLE WORKSHOP IN EDUCATIONAL MEDIA      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Slashed with ITEC 40093)

Prerequisite: Grading standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Workshop

Contact Hours: 1-4 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

ITEC 57400     SELECTION AND UTILIZATION OF EDUCATIONAL MEDIA      3 Credit Hours

Discusses principles and techniques in the selection and utilization of media for instructional purposes.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 57402     ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF EDUCATIONAL MEDIA PROGRAMS AND CENTERS      3 Credit Hours

Examines the planning, organizing, administering and evaluating of educational media programs and centers.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 57411     DESIGNING VISUALS FOR INSTRUCTION      3 Credit Hours

Investigation of historical, cultural, aesthetic dimensions of instructional visual design. Focus on design of instructional visuals across media, including print, video, computer-based technology. Presentations, lab activities.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 57413     DIGITAL VIDEO IN EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with ITEC 47413 and ITEC 77413) Students learn how to produce their own video programs, beginning with the planning and scripting process, developing camerawork and audio recording skills, and editing the final production. They also learn how to obtain footage in the field and work with other participants. In addition, the use of video for instruction is explored, with an emphasis upon how it can be effectively integrated into curricula and used to enhance lessons in dynamic ways.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 57427     TECHNOLOGY AND LEARNING      3 Credit Hours

Overview of technology used in education. Focuses on implementing and facilitating learner- centered curriculum with computer technology. Students develop web-based instructional materials.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 57430     COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

Preparation for use of computers effectively in variety of educational settings. Students should have some expertise with computers. Focus on advanced applications in education. Macintosh and Windows.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 60199     THESIS I      2-6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Master of arts students must register for at least one semester of Thesis I under the supervision of an adviser.

Prerequisite: Grading standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Masters Thesis

Contact Hours: 2-6 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

ITEC 60299     THESIS II      2 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)If 6 credits of Thesis I have been completed, M.A. students must continue to register each semester under Thesis II until all degree requirements are met.

Prerequisite: ITEC 60199 and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Masters Thesis

Contact Hours: 2 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

ITEC 67403     INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN      3 Credit Hours

Enables students to design and develop instructional systems and materials using a systematic and research- and theory-based instructional design model.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 67410     SIMULATION-GAMES IN EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

Provides students with opportunities to explore simulation and games as a strategy for learning. Experiences in both group role-playing simulations and computer simulations will be included.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 67420     RESEARCHING CURRENT ISSUES IN INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Exploration of significant current issues in the field of instructional technology ,including latest research findings, use of newest technologies, instructional design issues, present state of the field and future directions.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 67425     MANAGING TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE      3 Credit Hours

Analysis and evaluation of change process are explored, particularly as they relate to use of instructional technology. Management role for facilitating planned change as studied through communication and management models.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 67426     NETWORKING BASIC FOR EDUCATORS      3 Credit Hours

Provides an overview of networking, including client hardware and software typically found in school settings. Topics include networking design, protocols, software and hardware, wireless networking, security and acceptable use, management strategies, desktop client and server configurations, and professional issues for network administers. Intended for those seeking licensure as K-12 computer/technology coordinators.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 67432     DESIGNING MULTIMEDIA FOR INSTRUCTION      3 Credit Hours

Focuses on the design, production and evaluation of computer-assisted instructional materials. Instructional design and research are applied to the development of software.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 67434     EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES      3 Credit Hours

Focus on theoretical foundations, design and development of instructional delivery systems employing leading-edge or emergent technologies. Specific technologies include multimedia, interactive Web-based instruction. Presentations, lab.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 67435     VIRTUAL REALITY      3 Credit Hours

Virtual reality provides promise as a tool for educators. Students will learn to create and evaluate instructional applications. Activities will include actual production of virtual worlds as well as virtual experiences on the Internet.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 67436     DISTANCE EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

This course explores various approaches to delivering instruction to distant sites and examines a variety of critical issues, such as planning, choice of technology, cost, teaching strategies, evaluation, etc.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 67437     WEB DEVELOPMENT FOR EDUCATORS      3 Credit Hours

Provides an overview of basic website development and management in educational settings. Topics include HTML, cascading style sheets, dynamic webpages and database integration.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 67438     INSTRUCTIONAL APPLICATIONS OF THE INTERNET      3 Credit Hours

Provides knowledge and skills needed to use the Internet effectively in instruction at all levels. Two major concentrations are computer-mediated communications and instructional Web site development.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 67439     PORTFOLIO REVIEW      1 Credit Hour

Students modify projects and products developed in earlier courses to ensure highest quality. Students present results to faculty to show expertise in instructional design, virtual design, multimedia and World Wide Web development.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

ITEC 67442     DESIGNING ONLINE COURSES      3 Credit Hours

Online learning and teaching present new challenges for designing high quality instructional experiences for students. This course enables students to design and develop effective online educational materials, interactions and discourses to increase learning in online settings. Students design and develop online materials. Course is presented online.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 67444     TEACHING ONLINE COURSES      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ITEC 77444) Course explores using pedagogical approaches appropriate to online learning, including facilitating synchronous and asynchronous discussions, facilitating embedded assessment, enhancing online interactivity, collaboration and community and incorporating self-directed learning. Students discuss, analyze and use these strategies in online teaching and learning. Course is presented online.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 67449     RESEARCH IN ONLINE LEARNING      3 Credit Hours

Course reviews current research issues in online teaching and learning and explores potential new areas of research. Students engage in guided inquiry to identify, understand, apply and critique current research in online learning and to discover and construct new areas. Students participate in a constructive online learning environment. Course in presented online.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 67491     SEMINAR: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Variable topic seminar for advanced study of specialized areas and topics. Normally designed around research and theory applied to practice.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1-4 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 67492     ADVANCED PRACTICUM AND INTERNSHIP      1-10 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Supervised program requiring application of theory to practice in the use of instructional technology directed by a graduate faculty member and a practitioner in the field. Students are required to complete Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification (BCII) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background checks and submit the results to authorized personnel at their assigned school-agency before the first day of the semester in which internship will take place.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 3-33 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

ITEC 67495     SPECIAL TOPICS IN EDUCATIONAL MEDIA      1-5 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Specialized offering in response to emerging or selected program needs in instructional technology.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-5 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 67496     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY      1-5 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Directed independent reading and/or research of special interest or need in student's program. Planned with and directed by a graduate faculty member.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-5 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

ITEC 67498     INDEPENDENT RESEARCH IN INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY      1-5 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Students pursue an individualized research project on a specialized topic with approval and under direction of instructor.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Research

Contact Hours: 1-5 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

ITEC 77403     INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN      3 Credit Hours

Enables students to design and develop instructional systems and materials using a systematic and research- and theory-based instructional design model.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 77410     SIMULATION-GAMES IN EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

Provides students with opportunities to explore simulation and games as a strategy for learning. Experiences in both group role-playing simulations and computer simulations will be included.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 77411     DESIGNING VISUALS FOR INSTRUCTION      3 Credit Hours

Investigation of historical, cultural, aesthetic dimensions of instructional visual design. Focus on design of instructional visuals across media including print, video, computer based-technology. Presentations lab activities.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 77413     DIGITAL VIDEO IN EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with ITEC 47413 and ITEC 57413) Students learn how to produce their own video programs, beginning with the planning and scripting process, developing camerawork and audio recording skills, and editing the final production. They also learn how to obtain footage in the field and work with other participants. In addition, the use of video for instruction is explored, with an emphasis upon how it can be effectively integrated into curricula and used to enhance lessons in dynamic ways.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 77420     RESEARCHING CURRENT ISSUES IN INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Exploration of significant current issues in the field of instructional technology,including latest research findings, use of newest technologiesm, instructional design issues, present state of the field and future directions.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 77425     MANAGING TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE      3 Credit Hours

Analysis and evaluation of change process are explored,particularly as they relate to use of instructional technology. Management role for facilitating planned change as studied through communication and management models.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 77426     NETWORKING BASIC FOR EDUCATORS      3 Credit Hours

Provides an overview of networking, including client hardware and software typically found in school settings. Topics include networking design, protocols, software and hardware, wireless networking, security and acceptable use, management strategies, desktop client and server configurations, and professional issues for network administers. Intended for those seeking licensure as K-12 computer/technology coordinators.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 77432     DESIGNING MULTIMEDIA FOR INSTRUCTION      3 Credit Hours

Focuses on the design, production and evaluation of computer-assisted instructional materials. Instructional design and research are applied to the development of software.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 77434     EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES      3 Credit Hours

Focus on theoretical foundations, design and development of instructional delivery systems employing leading-edge or emergent technologies. Specific technologies include multmedia, interactive Web-based instruction. Presentations; lab.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 77435     VIRTUAL REALITY      3 Credit Hours

Virtual reality provides promise as a tool for educators. Students will learn to create and evaluate instructional applications. Activities will include actual production of virtual worlds as well as virtual experiences on the Internet.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 77436     DISTANCE EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

This course explores various approaches to delivering instruction to distant sites and examines a variety of critical issues, such as planning, choice of technology, cost, teaching strategies, evaluation, etc.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 77437     WEB DEVELOPMENT FOR EDUCATORS      3 Credit Hours

Provides an overview of basic website development and management in educational settings. Topics include HTML, cascading style sheets, dynamic webpages and database integration.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 77438     INSTRUCTIONAL APPLICATIONS OF THE INTERNET      3 Credit Hours

Provides knowledge and skills needed to use the Internet effectively in instruction at all levels. Two major concentrations are computer-mediated communications and instructional Web site development.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 77442     DESIGNING ONLINE COURSES      3 Credit Hours

Online learning and teaching present new chanllenges for designing high quality instructional experiences for students. This course enables students to design and develop effective online educational materials, interactions and discourses to increase learning in online settings. Students design and develop online materials. Course is presented online.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 77444     TEACHING ONLINE COURSES      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with 67444) Explores using pedagogical approaches appropriate to online learning, including facilitating synchronous and asynchronous discussions, facilitating embedded assessment, enhancing online interactivity, collaboration and community and incorporating self-directed learning. Students discuss, analyze and use these strategies in online teaching and learning. Course is presented online.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 77449     RESEARCH IN ONLINE LEARNING      3 Credit Hours

Course reviews current research issues in online teaching and learning and explores potential new areas of research. Students engage in guided inquiry to identify, understand, apply and critique current research in online learning and to discover and construct new areas. Students participate in a constructive online learning environment. Course in presented online.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 77491     SEMINAR:EDUCATIONAL MEDIA      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Variable topic seminar for advanced study of specialized areas and topics. Normally designed around research and theory applied to practice.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1-4 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 77492     ADVANCED PRACTICUM AND INTERNSHIP IN INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY      1-10 Credit Hours

Supervised program requiring application of theory to practice in the use of instructional technology directed by a graduate faculty member and a practitioner in the field. Students are required to complete Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification (BCII) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background checks and submit the results to authorized personnel at their assigned school-agency before the first day of the semester in which internship will take place.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 3-33 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

ITEC 77495     SPECIAL TOPICS IN EDUCATIONAL MEDIA      1-5 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Specialized offering in response to emerging or selected program needs in instructional technology.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-5 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ITEC 77496     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY      1-5 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Directed independent reading and/or research of special interest or need in student's program. Planned with and directed by a graduate faculty member.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-5 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

ITEC 77498     INDEPENDENT RESEARCH IN INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY      1-5 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Students pursue an individualized research project on a specialized topic with approval and under direction of instructor.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Research

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

ITEC 87450     LEARNING WITH INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES      3 Credit Hours

Accompanies the Educational Psychology doctoral seminar EPSY 87450: Psychological Principles of Education. Doctoral students are required to take both courses simultaneously. In this ITEC course, students address how technologies can most effectively be used to enhance instruction, based upon current findings about the learning process. Students are also required to develop a research project, which utilizes technology to test theories about learning and instruction.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Corequisite: EPSY 87450.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Rehabilitation Counseling and Training (RHAB)

RHAB 47712     INTRODUCTION TO REHABILITATION      3 Credit Hours

Introductory course surveys philosophy, history and legislation in rehabilitation which is defined as a process, social movement and public mandate. Particular emphasis is given to the role and function of the rehabilitation counselor in the private and public sectors.

Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RHAB 57712     INTRODUCTION TO REHABILITATION      3 Credit Hours

Introductory course surveys philosophy, history, and legislation in rehabilitation which is defined as a process, social movement and public mandate. Particular emphasis is given to the role and function of the rehabilitation counselor in the private and public sectors.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RHAB 60093     VARIABLE TITLE WORKSHOP IN REHABILITATION COUNSELING      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Workshop

Contact Hours: 1-4 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

RHAB 60199     THESIS I      2-6 Credit Hours

Thesis students must register each semester until all degree requirements are met.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Masters Thesis

Contact Hours: 2-6 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

RHAB 60299     THESIS II      2 Credit Hours

Thesis students must continue registration each semester until all degree requirements are met.

Prerequisite: RHAB 60199 and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Masters Thesis

Contact Hours: 2 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

RHAB 67723     MEDICAL INFORMATION FOR REHABILITATION COUNSELORS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with RHAB 77723) Study of the physical impact of disease or injury on individuals; available medical and restorative resources skills in interpreting medical reports and rehabilitation planning.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Clerkship

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RHAB 67725     PSYCHOSOCIAL IMPACT OF DISABILITY      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to major concepts in rehabilitation regarding the impact of disability on the individual, the family and the community. Normalization stigma and adjustment to loss emphasized.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RHAB 67728     ADJUSTMENT AND TRAINING GROUPS      3 Credit Hours

Review of group counseling techniques for rehab counselors and school psychologists. Skills developed in group process and group leadership. A variety of group interventions will be examined including techniques for persons with disabilities.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RHAB 67729     MEASUREMENT AND APPRAISAL IN REHABILITATION      3 Credit Hours

Review of measurement theory and principles as applied in rehabilitation. Demonstration of instruments used in vocational assessment. Simulation of psychological consultation.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RHAB 67730     POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR REHABILITATION COUNSELORS OF THE DEAF      3 Credit Hours

Designed to integrate coursework in Rehabilitation and Deaf Education with field experiences in preparation for interning with an RCD by building upon coursework and field experiences to examine the unique issues, accommodations, and modifications needed when applying these processes to DHH individuals. The course addresses cultural, linguistic, and experiential issues that impact achievement, assessment, vocational identity and skills, career education and training, counseling theory and practice, and employer and employment site preparation with a focus on identification and use of research-based exemplary practices. It also provides specific consumer, vendor, organizational, political, social, and educational aspects facing RCDs.

Prerequisite: rehabilitation Counseling and Training (RHAB) major and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RHAB 67731     INDIVIDUAL COUNSELING TECHNIQUES FOR REHABILITATION COUNSELORS AND SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with RHAB 77731) (Cross-listed with SPSY 67929 and SPSY 77929) Review of individual counseling techniques. Skills developed in communication, interviewing, problem identification, goal-setting and program development are fostered by lecture, video feedback and simulation.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RHAB 67732     OCCUPATIONAL ASPECTS OF DISABILITY      3 Credit Hours

An introduction to a wide range of occupational and vocational analysis through job analysis, job seeking, job placement, job restructuring, work adjustment and independent living approaches.

Prerequisite: RHAB 67729 or 77729; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RHAB 67743     PSYCHIATRIC REHABILITATION      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with RHAB 77743) Review of psychiatric, alcohol and other drug related disabilities and their treatment. Topics include psychosocial rehabilitation, case management, and psychotropic medication.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RHAB 67744     DRUG AND ALCOHOL REHABILITATION      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with RHAB 77744) Review of substance abuse treatments, trends, modalities and community agencies; vocational implications of substance abuse; vocational assessment issues and job placement options.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RHAB 67776     SEMINAR ON RESEARCH IN DISABILITIES      3 Credit Hours

Survey of the research literature in disabilities. Guidelines for evaluating and implementing research findings. Acquaints students with current research. Evaluation of design statistical analysis and conclusions.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Corequisite: EVAL 65510.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RHAB 67792     INDIVIDUAL COUNSELING PRACTICUM IN REHABILITATION      2-4 Credit Hours

Supervised, controlled exposure to rehabilitation clients; examine alternative modes of intervention; group and individual feedback sessions using audio and videotape recordings.

Prerequisite: RHAB 67731 or RHAB 77731; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 10-20 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

RHAB 67795     SPECIAL TOPICS IN REHABILITATION      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Presentation of special interest to students. Offered irregularly. Topic will be announced in schedule of classes booklet.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RHAB 67796     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN REHABILITATION COUNSELING      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Independent reading and/or research directed by a graduate faculty member.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

RHAB 67798     INDIVIDUAL RESEARCH IN REHABILITATION      1-9 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Research project on an aspect of rehabilitation under supervision of instructor. Arrangements with instructor must be made prior to registration.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Research

Contact Hours: 1-9 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

RHAB 67892     INTERNSHIP: REHABILITATION      6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Assignment to rehabilitation agency for extensive and intensive applications appropriate for rehabilitation counseling, consulting and coordinating. Supervision of internships shared jointly by rehabilitation agency and university instructor. Credit hour reduction for prior experience may be granted.

Prerequisite: RHAB 6/77736 and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 43 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

RHAB 70093     VARIABLE TITLE WORKSHOP IN REHABILITATION COUNSELING      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Workshop

Contact Hours: 1-4 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

RHAB 77712     INTRODUCTION TO REHABILITATION      3 Credit Hours

Introductory course surveys philosophy, history and legislation in rehabilitation which is defined as a process, social movement and public mandate. Particular emphasis is given to the role and function of the rehabilitation counselor in the private and public sectors.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RHAB 77723     MEDICAL INFORMATION FOR REHABILITATION COUNSELORS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with RHAB 67723) Study of the physical impact of disease or injury on individuals; available medical and restorative resources skills in interpreting medical reports and rehabilitation planning.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Clerkship

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RHAB 77725     PSYCHOSOCIAL IMPACT OF DISABILITY      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to major concepts in rehabilitation regarding the impact of disability on the individual, the family and the community. Normalization, stigma and adjustment to loss emphasized.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RHAB 77728     ADJUSTMENT AND TRAINING GROUPS      3 Credit Hours

Review of group counseling techniques for rehab counselors and school psychologists. Skills developed in group process and group leadership. A variety of group interventions will be examined including techniques for persons with disabilities.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RHAB 77729     MEASUREMENT AND APPRAISAL IN REHABILITATION      3 Credit Hours

Review of measurement theory and principles as applied in rehabilitation. Demonstration of instruments used in vocational assessment. Simulation of psychological consultation.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RHAB 77731     INDIVIDUAL COUNSELING TECHNIQUES FOR REHABILITATION COUNSELORS AND SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with RHAB 67731) (Cross-listed with SPSY 67929 and SPSY 77929) Review of individual counseling techniques. Skills developed in communication, interviewing, problem identification, goal-setting and program development are fostered by lecture, video feedback and simulation.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RHAB 77732     OCCUPATIONAL ASPECTS OF DISABILITY      3 Credit Hours

An introduction to a wide range of occupational and vocational analysis through job analysis, job seeking, job placement, job restructuring, work adjustment and independent living approaches.

Prerequisite: RHAB 67729 or 77729 and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RHAB 77736     INDIVIDUAL COUNSELING PRACTICUM IN REHABILITATION      2-4 Credit Hours

Supervised, controlled exposure to rehabilitation clients; examine alternative modes of intervention; group and individual feedback sessions using audio and videotape recordings.

Prerequisite: RHAB 67731 or RHAB 77731 and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 2-4 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

RHAB 77743     PSYCHIATRIC REHABILITATION      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with RHAB 67743) Review of psychiatric, alcohol and other drug related disabilities and their treatment. Topics include psychosocial rehabilitation, case management and psychotropic medication.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RHAB 77744     DRUG AND ALCOHOL REHABILITATION      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with RHAB 67744) Review of substance abuse treatments, trends, modalities and community agencies; vocational implications of substance abuse; vocational assessment issues and job placement options.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RHAB 77776     SEMINAR ON RESEARCH IN DISABILITIES      3 Credit Hours

Survey of the research literature in disabilities. Guidelines for evaluating and implementing research findings. Acquaints students with current research. Evaluation of design statistical analysis and conclusions. IP grade permissible.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Corequisite: EVAL 66510.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RHAB 77792     INTERNSHIP REHABILITATION      6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Assignment to rehabilitation agency for extensive and intensive applications appropriate for rehabilitation counseling, consulting and coordinating. Supervision of internships shared jointly by rehabilitation agency and university instructor. Credit hour reduction for prior experience may be granted.

Prerequisite: RHAB 6/77736 and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 43 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

RHAB 77795     SPECIAL TOPICS IN REHABILITATION      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Presentation of special interest to students. Offered irregularly. Topic will be announced in schedule of classes booklet.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RHAB 77796     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN REHABILITATION COUNSELING      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Independent reading and/or research directed by a graduate faculty member.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

RHAB 77798     INDIVIDUAL RESEARCH IN REHABILITATION      1-9 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Research project on an aspect of rehabilitation under supervision of instructor. Arrangements with instructor must be made prior to registration.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Research

Contact Hours: 1-9 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

Special Education (SPED)

SPED 23000     INTRODUCTION TO EXCEPTIONALITIES (DIVD)      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to student exceptionalities, service delivery/placement options and multidisciplinary team process. Focus on identification of characteristics definition and identification procedures of students with exceptionalities. 15 clinical hours.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Clinic, Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture, 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Diversity Domestic, TAG Education

SPED 24000     INCLUSIVE PRACTICES      3 Credit Hours

This course presents an overview of current special education issues as they relate to inclusive practices. Candidates will gain an understanding of the challenges faced by exceptional students and analyze the responsibilities of educational professionals in addressing these challenges. Students will develop a productive orientation toward effective instruction in inclusive settings through a study of legal, practical, professional, and attitudinal issues relevant to inclusive education.

Prerequisite: SPED 23000.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 40093     WORKSHOP IN SPECIAL EDUCATION      1-5 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Topics of special interest to students desiring to intensify their knowledge in particular areas. Presenters include Kent State University faculty and other institutions. Offered irregularly.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Workshop

Contact Hours: 1-5 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

SPED 42030     ISSUES IN MODERATE-INTENSIVE DISABILITIES      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPED 52030) Addresses a variety of topics relevant to the education of students with moderate to intensive (MDIN) educational needs including contemporary issues, evidence based interventions, and understanding and addressing mental health issues in educational environments. Prepares pre-service MDIN teachers to understand challenges they are likely to encounter in the classroom and connects them with local and national professional development resources to help address those challenges.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 42951     EARLY INTERVENTION IN NATURAL ENVIRONMENTS      3 Credit Hours

This seminar targets a broad array of early childhood professionals that comprise the field of early intervention from practitioners to future leaders in the field. This course has a primary focus is on identifying natural opportunities for infants and toddlers to acquire and practice functional skills and behaviors. Recommended practice guidelines of the Division for Early Childhood (DEC) indicate that interventions should be embedded and distributed within and across the routines, activities and places that are part of the child’s daily experience. This course will explore issues related to the various natural environments of the children in search of the routines, activities, and places that offer the maximum learning and practice opportunities that are family centered, developmentally and individually appropriate, culturally sensitive and least intrusive.

Prerequisite: junior or senior standing; and cumulative 2.750 GPA.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 43010     FAMILY AND PROFESSIONAL COLLABORATION      3 Credit Hours

This course provides knowledge and strategies for working with family members of exceptional individuals and members of related professions which provide services to them. Use of collaborative, interdisciplinary and interagency models in special education. 20 clinical and 10 field hours.

Prerequisite: SPED 23000 and admission to advanced study.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 43020     ASSESSMENT IN SPECIAL EDUCATION (WIC)      3 Credit Hours

Use/interpretation normed, criterion-referenced and informal curriculum-based assessments for students with mild/moderate disabilities. Standards-based alternative assessments for student with intensive needs. 10 field and 20 clinical hours.

Prerequisite: Prerequisite: CI 47501 and 47504. CI 47501 and 47504.

Corequisite: SPED 43992 or 43392 or 44092 or 44192.

Schedule Type: Field Experience, Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture, 2 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Writing Intensive Course

SPED 43021     ASSESSMENT FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH MODERATE TO INTENSIVE NEEDS (WIC)      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with SPED 53021) Investigates issues and methods for assessing the academic, behavioral, physiological, mental health, and life skills of individuals with moderate to intensive disabilities. Interpretation of norm- and criterion formal assessments, creation of alternative assessments, modification of informal assessments, ecological and community-based assessments specific to individuals with low incidence and multiple disabilities.

Prerequisite: SPED 23000.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Writing Intensive Course

SPED 43022     INDIVIDUALIZED PROGRAMMING AND ASSESSMENT IN SPECIAL EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to select appropriate screening and assessment tools for the purpose of determining eligibility for special education services. Additionally, students will learn how to administer, score, and use assessment results to develop an Individualized Education Program (IEP) for students identified with disabilities.

Prerequisite: SPED 24000; and admission to advanced standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 43030     APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS I: THEORY AND TECHNIQUES      3 Credit Hours

Theory and techniques associated with applied behavior analysis. Approaches for establishing, implementing, maintaining and monitoring skill development are emphasized. Procedures for assessing and modifying classroom environments/instructional techniques to enhance learning/behavior of individuals with disabilities, with specific emphasis on preventing, increasing positive and decreasing inappropriate behavior are introduced. 25 field hours.

Prerequisite: SPED 23000 and admission to advanced study.

Schedule Type: Field Experience, Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 43031     APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS II: APPLICATION      3 Credit Hours

Equips students with the skills necessary to integrate the technology of applied behavior analysis (as learned in SPED 43030, Applied Behavior Analysis I) with the analytical skills necessary to prevent, teach, manage and assess behavior. Specific behavioral interventions are presented. Includes 40 field hours.

Prerequisite: SPED 43030 and admission to advanced study.

Schedule Type: Field Experience, Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture, 2 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 43040     SUPPLEMENTAL AND INTENSIVE INSTRUCTION FOR LANGUAGE AND READING DIFFICULTIES      3 Credit Hours

Course focuses on instructional approaches to teaching reading and language arts to students with disabilities. Major emphasis throughout is on research-based techniques to improve student reading performance, focusing on the direct instruction approach to teaching reading. Students develop intervention strategies to adapt instructional techniques, materials and assessments to meet the needs of diverse learners with disabilities.

Prerequisite: SPED 23000; and admission to advanced study.

Schedule Type: Clinic, Field Experience, Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture, 2 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 43041     SUPPLEMENTAL AND INTENSIVE INSTRUCTION FOR MATHEMATICAL DIFFICULTIES      3 Credit Hours

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to plan, deliver, and evaluate supplemental and intensive math instruction using research-based programs and practices. Data based individualization will be used to determine what and how to teach to promote mastery and understanding of critical math skills and concepts. Students learn effective strategies and instructional approaches for improving outcomes for students experiencing persistent difficulties learning math, including students with disabilities.

Prerequisite: admission to advanced study.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 43050     CHARACTERISTICS OF STUDENTS WITH MILD/MODERATE INTERVENTION NEEDS      3 Credit Hours

Definitions, causes and characteristics and social and educational implications of learning developmental and emotional/behavioral disorders of students identified with mild/moderate disabilities. Methods of assessment and interventions current issues. 10 clinical and 10 field hours.

Prerequisite: SPED 23000.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 43051     CHARACTERISTICS OF STUDENTS WITH MODERATE/INTENSIVE INTERVENTION NEEDS      3 Credit Hours

Overview of specific facets and causes of severe disabilities, physical/psychological aspects, family societal responses political trends etiology and medical implications educational and vocational programming assessment and treatment planning assistive technology. 10 clinical 10 field hours.

Prerequisite: SPED 23000.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 43060     CURRICULUM METHODS IN SPECIAL EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

Curriculum development, programming, delivery for students with mild, moderate or intensive disabilities. Emphasis on application of state standards to IEP development. Adapting instructional techniques, materials, assessment to meet needs. 33 field/clinical hours.

Prerequisite: admission to advanced study.

Schedule Type: Field Experience, Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture, 2 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 43062     DIFFERENTIATED CORE INSTRUCTION: FRAMEWORKS AND PRACTICES      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPED 53062) Frameworks and models for delivering and adapting core instruction for students with mild to moderate disabilities. Emphasis on collaboration, co-teaching, and team-based problem solving. Overview of key research-validated practices for addressing diverse learning needs within the general education curriculum.

Prerequisite: SPED 24000 and admission to advanced study.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 43063     CURRICULUM METHODS MODERATE/INTENSIVE INTERVENTION      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with SPED 53063) Delivery and adaptation of evidence based practices for students with moderate to intensive educational needs. An emphasis is placed on instruction of functional academic and life skills within naturalistic contexts.

Prerequisite: admission to advanced study.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 43070     PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING FOR TRANSITIONS      3 Credit Hours

This course discusses transitions that occur throughout the lifespan for individuals with and without disabilities, and the planning, support development and services available to successfully accomplish them. Introduction to community agencies and adult services.

Prerequisite: SPED 43050 or SPED 43051.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 43080     ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES      3 Credit Hours

Examines application of high and low technology assistive devices for students with intensive intervention needs. Analysis of technology needs; selection/development of technology; training/evaluation of technology use by students. 20 clinical hours.

Prerequisite: SPED 43050 or SPED 43051 and admission to advanced study.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 43092     DEAF RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL FIELD EXPERIENCE (ELR)      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) Week-long practicum at a residential school for the deaf; 24-hour interaction with deaf students and adults. Students stay on campus. Conduct, interaction, sign language skills, maturity, responsibility and performance are evaluated by staff at the school.

Prerequisite: ASL 49309 or SPED 43309; and admission to advanced study or admission to professional phase; and pre/corequisite: ASL 29202.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 8.33 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

SPED 43309     INTRODUCTION TO DEAF STUDIES (ELR) (WIC)      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with ASL 49309 and SPED 53309) Introductory survey course designed to provide informational base and understanding of the unique experiences of Deaf people as a cultural minority. Course includes a discussion of: the history of deaf education, etiology and prevalence data, service delivery systems, the process of diagnosis and discovery of hearing loss, issues associated with assessment, and the various communication systems used by deaf individuals. Specifically, topics discussed will include historical, medical, and cultural perspectives regarding the interactions between Deaf and hearing cultural groups and the resulting impact on social, academic-educational, and vocational experiences of deaf children, adults, and their families.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement, Writing Intensive Course

SPED 43310     LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT FOR DEAF AND HARD-OF-HEARING STUDENTS      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with SPED 53310) Reviews research, theories and theorists in the field of language development for hearing and deaf children; develops awareness of language differences commonly demonstrated by deaf and hard-of hearing children; demonstrates ways to assess linguistic differences and facilitate instruction. Six topic areas include theories of language development (review), language and cognition, normal language acquisition in signed and spoken languages, child-caregiver interaction, language learning in a bilingual setting and language assessment. Students gain foundational understanding of language development and awareness of classroom applications for this knowledge. Includes 20 hours of field-lab experience. Deaf Education majors must achieve a minimum grade of B (3.000) in SPED 43309 before registering for this course.

Prerequisite: SPED 43309; and ASL 19202; and admission to advanced study; and Special Education (SPED) major or ASL English Interpreting (ASEI) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 43311     INSTRUCTION OF DEAF/HARD-OF-HEARING STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS      3 Credit Hours

IEP and transition planning strategies and program content for deaf/hard-of-hearing students w/ADHD, BD, DD, VI, DB, LD, CMI, TBI, chronically health impaired/medically fragile, gifted.Curriculum and lesson development and adaptation for impacted areas.

Prerequisite: SPED 43313 with a minimum grade of B (3.000); and admission to advanced study.

Corequisite: 2 credit hours of SPED 43392.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 43313     LITERACY ASSESSMENT AND INTERVENTION FOR DEAF/HARD-OF-HEARING STUDENTS      6 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with SPED 53313) Theoretical overview of integrated linguistics curriculum and reading theories. Strategies to address DHH difficulties and barriers, instructional planning and materials design, and ongoing assessment strategies. Course includes a practicum placement. Pre/Corequisite: ASL 29202.

Prerequisite: SPED 43310 with a minimum grade of B (3.000);and CI 47504 or ECED 40126; and admission to advanced study; and pre/corequisite ASL 29202.

Corequisite: 2 credit hours of SPED 43392.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 6 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 43324     CURRICULUM METHODS AND MATERIALS FOR DEAF/HARD-OF-HEARING STUDENTS      3 Credit Hours

Designed to provide students with basic knowledge and skills needed to effectively design and implement instruction for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Conducted through a combination of lectures, discussions, demonstrations and group activities. Upon successful completion, students posses foundational understanding of how to design and implement lessons and curriculum with students who are deaf and hard of hearing.

Prerequisite: SPED 43313 with a minimum grade of B (3.000); CI 47501 and 47502; and admission to advanced study.

Corequisite: 2 credit hours of SPED 43392.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 43392     PRACTICUM:DEAF EDUCATION (ELR)      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 3 credit hours) This classroom and field-based experience is designed to provide students pre-service deaf education teachers with the opportunity to develop professional-level skills in working with deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) students. The field component will provide experience in working with DHH students with diverse needs, disabilities and ethnic-cultural backgrounds. The class will address appropriate lesson planning and implementation and meets at least 6 times per semester.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 3-9 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

SPED 43529     NATURE AND NEEDS OF GIFTED CHILDREN      3 Credit Hours

Personal characteristics, abilities and potentialities of gifted through review of related research. Evaluation of research findings and implications for psycho-educational development.

Prerequisite: PSYC 11762 and sophomore standing and admission to advanced study.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 43530     INSTRUCTIONAL PROCESSES FOR GIFTED CHILDREN      3 Credit Hours

Discovery and guidance of mentally superior children. Provision for school attention and accommodations. Case studies of gifted children. Selecting appropriate instructional strategies.

Prerequisite: SPED 43529 and admission to advanced study.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 43953     FAMILY PROFESSIONAL COLLABORATION IN EARLY CHILDHOOD      3 Credit Hours

The course is specifically designed to examine issues facing families and professionals serving young children with disabilities and those who are at-risk. This course will provide students with theory, general principles, and procedures for fostering partnerships among families, professionals, students, and other stakeholders that lead to outcomes of individual and mutual empowerment.

Prerequisite: junior or senior standing; and minimum cumulative 2.750 GPA.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 43954     PRACTICAL APPLICATION: TEAMING      3 Credit Hours

The purpose of this course is to help students understand and apply the principles of effective collaborative teaming as related to their professional roles and responsibilities in a variety of educational settings serving young children with disabilities. A range of topics will be addressed throughout the course, including team models, consultation, reflective practices, effective meetings, conflict resolution and communication skills and coaching.

Prerequisite: junior and senior standing; and minimum cumulative 2.750 GPA.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 43955     TYPICAL AND ATYPICAL DEVELOPMENT IN YOUNG CHILDREN      3 Credit Hours

This course provides an overview of typical and atypical development in young children from birth through age eight, both at the pre-natal and peri-natal levels. Traditional and modern theories of development are discussed within an ecological framework, with an emphasis on brain research, risk factors, culture, and the implications of atypical development as it relates to play and learning. Emphasis on the interrelatedness of development as well as the sequences of development (pedagogical, developmental and logical) is explored.

Prerequisite: junior or senior standing; and a minimum cumulative 2.750 GPA.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 43958     FOUNDATIONS IN EARLY CHILHOOD SERVICES      3 Credit Hours

This course is designed to provide an overview of topics and issues in regard to young children with disabilities within the context of family and current society. This course is a foundational course relevant to early childhood intervention (ECI) professionals from a variety of fields, and includes the current practices in serving young children and their families. All the information provided is interdisciplinary, inclusive and family-focused by nature. The core principles of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA) will be reviewed with specific emphasis on Part B 619 and Part C provisions.

Prerequisite: junior or senior standing and a 2.750 cumulative GPA.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 43964     ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION IN EARLY INTERVENTION AND EARLY CHILDHOOD SPECIAL EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

This course provides an overview of assessment and evaluation in early childhood services. We will examine a range of systems for comparing and observing early childhood services, practices, for young children and families including: screening, eligibility, programmatic assessment, performance monitoring, program evaluation, and accountability. The theoretical concepts of assessment and program evaluation in early childhood services will be investigated in this course, and there will also be opportunities for you to apply this knowledge of assessment instruments, curriculum and instructional strategies and program evaluation methods to intervention settings. Issues and trends related to assessing young children with disabilities (e.g., assessing family outcomes, cultural and linguistic differences) will also be discussed.

Prerequisite: junior or senior standing; and a 2.750 cumulative GPA.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 43981     STUDENT TEACHING IN SPECIAL EDUCATION (ELR)      4-9 Credit Hours

Provides opportunity to demonstrate skills in teaching. Students placed in education-based settings; assume total teaching responsibilities of students with exceptionalities for 480 clock hours under the supervision of the school-based mentor teacher and the university supervisor. Students are required to complete Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification (BCII) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background checks and submit the results to authorized personnel at their assigned school-agency before the first day of the semester in which student teaching internship will take place. Official valid certification of Child Safety Training, approved Basic Life Support and A.L.I.C.E. Training must be presented to the campus office of clinical experience or designated faculty-staff at Regional campuses as prerequisite for student teaching. L.I.C.E. Training must be presented to the campus office of clinical experience or designated faculty/staff at Regional campuses as prerequisite for student teaching.

Prerequisite: Admission to advanced study; and Official valid certification of Child Safety Training, approved Basic Life Support and A.

Corequisite: SPED 49525.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 17-35 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

SPED 43991     SEMINAR IN SPECIAL EDUCATION      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Undergraduate seminar in special education; varied topics.

Prerequisite: Admission to advanced study.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 43992     FIELD EXPERIENCE IN SPECIAL EDUCATION (ELR)      3 Credit Hours

Provides opportunity to observe master teachers and begin working with students. Students are placed in education-based settings and work with a team of professionals to understand techniques for providing services to students with exceptionalities. Additional seminar meetings.

Prerequisite: SPED 23000.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 9 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

SPED 43996     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN SPECIAL EDUCATION      1-10 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with ASL 49096)

Prerequisite: special approval.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-10 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

SPED 44020     MEDICAL ASPECTS OF AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS      3 Credit Hours

Description of medical issues facing individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and their families. Examination of etiology, co-occurring disabilities and disorders, and treatment options in relation to individuals with ASD.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 44092     FIELD EXPERIENCE FOR MILD/MODERATE INTERVENTION SPECIALIST (ELR)      3 Credit Hours

Field assignments in conjunction with mild-moderate coursework. Evaluates students in personal conduct, communication skills, instructional design and methods, and impact on student learning aligned with CEC standards.

Prerequisite: SPED 43992 and 43060 and admission to advanced study.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 9 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

SPED 44192     FIELD EXPERIENCE FOR MODERATE/INTENSIVE INTERVENTION SPECIALIST (ELR)      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Field assignments in conjunction with moderate-intensive coursework. Evaluates students in personal conduct, communication skills, instructional design and methods, and impact on student learning aligned with CEC standards.

Prerequisite: SPED 43992; and admission to advanced study.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 9 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

SPED 44309     AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS: THEORY AND DIAGNOSIS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPED 64309, SPA 64309 and SPA 74309) Provides an overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Examines the history, characteristics, and prevalence of ASD. Assessment and intervention models are explored as they relate to various theoretical models for understanding ASD.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 44951     CREATING LEGALLY DEFENSIBLE INDIVIDUAL FAMILY SERVICE PLANS AND INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION PROGRAMS      3 Credit Hours

In this course, students will become familiar with the federal law and state rules as well as recommended practices governing IFSP and IEP development. Students will use this knowledge to competently develop and prepare to implement IFSP outcomes and strategies, andor IEP goals, objectives and benchmarks through the identification of appropriate strategies as well as related supports and services. Family-centered, strengths-based planning and collaboration within the teaming approach will be emphasized. Students will learn about the process of facilitating the development, implementation, and monitoring of the IFSP and IEP as well as learn about the products of this process.

Prerequisite: junior or senior standing; and a minimum 2.750 cumulative GPA.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 49525     INQUIRY SEMINAR INTO PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE      3 Credit Hours

Focus on effective, ethical and responsible implication of professional practice. Provides vehicle to articulate and demonstrate professional competencies, commitment and ethical decision making for providing services to students.

Prerequisite: Admission to advanced study.

Corequisite: SPED 43981.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 50093     VARIABLE TITLE WORKSHOP IN SPECIAL EDUCATION      1-5 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Topics of special interest to students desiring to intensify their knowledge in particular areas. Presenters include Kent State University and other institution faculty. Offered irregularly.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Workshop

Contact Hours: 1-5 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

SPED 52030     ISSUES IN MODERATE-INTENSIVE DISABILITIES      3 Credit Hours

Addresses a variety of topics relevant to the education of students with moderate to intensive (MDIN) educational needs including contemporary issues, evidence based interventions, and understanding and addressing mental health issues in educational environments. Prepares pre-service MDIN teachers to understand challenges they are likely to encounter in the classroom and connects them with local and national professional development resources to help address those challenges.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 53010     FAMILY AND PROFESSIONAL COLLABORATION      3 Credit Hours

This course provides knowledge and strategies for working with family members of exceptional individuals and members of related professions which provide services to them. Use of collaborative interdisciplinary and interagency models in special education. 20 clinical and 10 field hours.

Prerequisite: SPED 63200 and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 53020     ASSESSMENT IN SPECIAL EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

Use/interpretation normed, criterion-referenced and informal curriculum-based assessments for students with mild/moderate disabilities. Standards-based alternative assessments for student with intensive needs. 10 field and 20 clinical hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Field Experience, Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture, 2 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 53021     ASSESSMENT FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH MODERATE TO INTENSIVE NEEDS      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with SPED 43021) Investigates issues and methods for assessing the academic, behavioral, physiological, mental health, and life skills of individuals with moderate to intensive disabilities. Interpretation of norm- and criterion formal assessments, creation of alternative assessments, modification of informal assessments, ecological and community-based assessments specific to individuals with low incidence and multiple disabilities.

Prerequisite: SPED 63000 and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 53022     INDIVIDUALIZED PROGRAMMING AND ASSESSMENT IN SPECIAL EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPED 43022) This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to select appropriate screening and assessment tools for the purpose of determining eligibility for special education services. Additionally, students will learn how to administer, score, and use assessment results to develop an Individualized Education Program (IEP) for students identified with disabilities.

Prerequisite: SPED 24000; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 53030     APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS I: THEORY AND TECHNIQUES      3 Credit Hours

Theory and techniques associated with applied behavior analysis. Approaches for establishing, implementing, maintaining and monitoring skill development are emphasized. Procedures for assessing and modifying classroom environments/instructional techniques to enhance learning/behavior of individuals with disabilities, with specific emphasis on preventing, increasing positive and decreasing inappropriate behavior are introduced. 25 field hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 53031     APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS II: APPLICATION      3 Credit Hours

Equips students with the skills necessary to integrate the technology of applied behavior analysis (as learned in SPED 43030, Applied Behavior Analysis I) with the analytical skills necessary to prevent, teach, manage and assess behavior. Specific behavioral interventions are presented. Includes 40 field hours.

Prerequisite: SPED 53030 and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Field Experience, Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture, 2 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 53040     SUPPLEMENTAL AND INTENSIVE INSTRUCTION FOR LANGUAGE AND READING DIFFICULTIES      3 Credit Hours

This course focuses on instructional approaches to teaching language and reading to students with disabilities. The major emphasis throughout the course will be on research based techniques to improve student reading performance, focusing on the direct instruction approach to teaching reading. The course will also include intervention strategies to adapt instructional techniques, materials and assessments to meet the needs of diverse learners with disabilities.

Prerequisite: SPED 63200; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 53041     SUPPLEMENTAL AND INTENSIVE INSTRUCTION FOR MATHEMATICAL DIFFICULTIES      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPED 43041) This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to plan, deliver, and evaluate supplemental and intensive math instruction using research-based programs and practices. Data based individualization will be used to determine what and how to teach to promote mastery and understanding of critical math skills and concepts. Students learn effective strategies and instructional approaches for improving outcomes for students experiencing persistent difficulties learning math, including students with disabilities.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 53050     CHARACTERISTICS OF STUDENTS WITH MILD/MODERATE INTERVENTION NEEDS      3 Credit Hours

Definitions, causes, characteristics; social, educational implications of learning developmental and emotional behavioral disorders of students identified with mild/moderate disabilities. Methods of assessment and interventions; current issues. 10 clinical and 10 field hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 53051     CHARACTERISTICS OF STUDENTS WITH MODERATE/INTENSIVE INTERVENTION NEEDS      3 Credit Hours

Overview of specific facets and causes of severe disabilities, physical/psychological aspects family/societal responses, political trends, etiology and medical implications, educational and vocational programming, assessment and treatment planning, assistive technology. 10 clinical 10 field hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 53060     CURRICULUM METHODS IN SPECIAL EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

Curriculum development, programming, delivery for students with mild to moderate disabilities. Introduction to transition planning. Emphasis on functional curriculum and adapting instructional techniques, materials, assessment to meet needs. 33 field clinical hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Field Experience, Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture, 33 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 53062     DIFFERENTIATED CORE INSTRUCTION: FRAMEWORKS AND PRACTICES      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPED 43062) Frameworks and models for delivering and adapting core instruction for students with mild to moderate disabilities. Emphasis on collaboration, co-teaching, and team-based problem solving. Overview of key research-validated practices for addressing diverse learning needs within the general education curriculum.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 53063     CURRICULUM METHODS MODERATE/INTENSIVE INTERVENTION      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with SPED 43063) Delivery and adaptation of evidence based practices for students with moderate to intensive educational needs. An emphasis is placed on instruction of functional academic and life skills within naturalistic contexts.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 53070     PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING FOR TRANSITIONS      3 Credit Hours

This course addresses life-span community participation and the planning, support, development, and services available to accomplish it. Introduction to community agencies and adult services. 10 clinical 15 field hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 53080     ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES      3 Credit Hours

Examines application of high and low technology assistive devices for students with intensive intervention needs. Analysis of technology needs; selection/development of technology; training/evaluation of technology use by students. 20 clinical hours.

Prerequisite: SPED 53050 or SPED53051and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 53092     DEAF RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL FIELD EXPERIENCE      1 Credit Hour

(Slashed with SPED 43092) Week-long practicum at a residential or post-secondary school for the deaf; 24-hour per day interaction with deaf students and adults to learn about and participate in activities, resources, and programs and interact with staff with expertise in deafness.

Prerequisite: SPED 53309; and graduate standing.

Pre/corequisite: ASL 29202.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 8 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

SPED 53100     SURVEY OF INTERPRETING PROFESSION      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with SPED 43100) Introduction to the field of ASL-English interpreting. The following will be discussed: the history of the interpreting profession; the varied roles-responsibilities of interpreters; issues and concerns facing interpreters; legal mandates and constraints governing the provision of interpreters; ethical guidelines and their application to educational environments. Since interpreters are expected to be fluent in both English and ASL, this course will strive to enhance students’ facility with both languages. Pre/ Corequisite: SPED 53106.

Prerequisite: ASL 19202; and graduate standing.

Corequisite: ASL 29201.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 53101     DEAF CULTURE AND COMMUNITY      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ASL 49401) Exploration of historical events and figures from deaf community perspective. Life experiences of "typical" deaf individuals as minority culture representatives interacting with majority culture institutions and processes as depicted in narrative storytelling and folklore.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 53102     INTERPRETING PROCESSES I      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with SPED 43102) Beginning level interpreting course that examines the models of interpreting and their application to practice. Consecutive and simultaneous interpreting strategies are used to develop processing skills for both English to ASL and ASL to English interpretations. Samples of narrative genre are the texts used for interpretations as students examine the linguistic and cultural differences between ASL and English narratives.

Prerequisite: ASL 29202; and SPED 53100; and SPED 53107; and graduate standing.

Corequisite: ASL 39201 and SPED 53105.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 53103     INTERPRETING PROCESSES II      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with SPED 43103) Intermediate level interpreting course that challenges students to interpret the more complex genres including expository, procedural, and argumentative texts. Students will study and apply contextualization strategies. Discourse that is common to both the adult deaf community and educational settings will be interpreted and transliterated. Students will be assigned to a thirty-hour practicum placement.

Prerequisite: ASL 39201; and SPED 53102; and SPED 53105; and SPED 53107; and SPED 53111 and graduate standing.

Corequisite: ASL 39202 and SPED 53110.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 53104     INTERPRETING PROCESS III      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with SPED 43104) Advanced level interpreting course focused on enhancing students’ English to ASL and ASL to English skills in a variety of settings. Complex texts are selected from a variety of disciplines from both community and educational settings. Students build on previously developed self-assessment skills to create detailed and analytical diagnostic charts of their interpreted work. Students will be assigned to a 30-hour practicum placement. Corequisie: ASL 49108.

Prerequisite: ASL 39202 and SPED 53103; and SPED 53110 and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 53105     TRANSLITERATING      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with SPED 43105) Students are exposed to the various English-based sign systems that are used in the education of deaf students as well as variations of sign communication in the deaf community. Focus is placed on developing transliterating skills utilizing conceptually accurate signed English. Students examine the implications of a diverse sign continuum and the professional expectation of identifying and meeting the language preferences of deaf consumers.

Prerequisite: SPED 53100 and ASL 29202 and graduate standing.

Corequisite: ASL 39201 and SPED 53102.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 53106     SCHOOL SETTING INTERPRETING      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with SPED 43106) Issues, challenges, roles, responsibilities, and ethics of classroom-based educational interpreting are explored. Students are exposed to the variety of classroom designs where interpreters work such us mainstreaming, inclusion, resource room, and self-contained classrooms. K-12 settings place additional expectations for interpreter participation including IEP meetings, counseling, school assemblies and performing arts presentations.

Prerequisite: ASL 19201; asl english interpreting (ASEI) concentration within the special education (SPED) major and graduate standing.

Pre/corequisite: SPED 53100 and ASL 29201.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 53107     COMMUNITY SETTING INTERPRETING      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with SPED 43107) This course explores the various venues that interpreters can work in the community. Emphasis will be given to the development of specialized vocabulary. Students participate in mock interpreting situations common to community interpreting on order to identify ethical dilemmas, demands and controls.

Prerequisite: ASL 29201; SPED 53100; and SPED 53106; and admission to the asl english interpreting (ASEI) concentration with the special education (SPED) major and graduate standing.

Corequisite: ASL 29202.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 53108     AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE LINGUISTICS AND USAGE      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with ASL 49108) Analytical study of American Sign Language syntactic, semantic, morphology and pragmatics; comparison of spoken languages and ASL using the Stokoe system, impact of educational-setting characteristics on linguistic processes.

Prerequisite: SPED 4/53100 and SPED 29202 and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 53110     DISCOURSE ANALYSIS FOR INTERPRETERS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ASEI 43110) This course will explore the field of discourse analysis and its relation to the work of an interpreter. Students will complete the course with an understanding of terminology specific to discourse analysis, a better understanding of one's own discourse style, and a better idea of how English and ASL use various discourse features. These features include the following: Turn-taking, Conversational Repair - false starts, Discourse Markers, Constructing Dialogue & Action, Cohesion, Rhythm, Rhyme, and Repetition. Corequisite SPED 53103.

Prerequisite: ASL 39201; and SPED 53100 and SPED 53102 and SPED 53106 and SPED 53107.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 53111     THE PROFESSIONAL INTERPRETER      3 Credit Hours

Covers current trends in the field regarding situational and ethical issues. Demand-Control Schema and the RID Code of Professional Conduct are key components of the students' investigation and application. Students receive guidance in preparing for the RID performance test.

Prerequisite: ASL 29202; and SPED 53100 and SPED 53107; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 53112     INTERACTIVE INTERPRETING      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with SPED 43112) Guides students through a process of examining the complex nature of interpreting interactive discourse. Discussions will focus on managing this multi-layered process when participants' roles, assumptions, and goals can be congruent or adversarial. Student will learn to navigate contrasting cultural, linguistic, and discourse expectations. This course will present numerous interactive scenarios for students to interpret typical of a variety of settings with different participant configurations.

Prerequisite: ASL 29202; and SPED 53100; and SPED 53103; and SPED 53110 with a grade of C (2.000) or better.

Corequisite: SPED 53102.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 53113     ASL TO ENGLISH INTERPRETING PROCESSES      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPED 43113) Guides students in developing interpreting skills from their L2 (ASL) to their L1 (English). Students will learn strategies for increasing their ASL and English vocabularies for the purposes of understanding equivalents when applying English vocabulary to ASL signs. Students will examine their ability to apply this proficiency to various registers of ASL. Course will also emphasize incorporating Academic English into written scholarly apers to increase students' abilities to apply this to their interpretations.

Prerequisite: ASL 29202 and SPED 53100; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 53192     ADVANCED PRACTICUM: ASL ENGLISH INTERPRETING      1-9 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 9 credit hours) Field-based practicum experience provides pre-service educational interpreters with opportunity to participate with currently practicing master educational interpreters. Students placed in education and-or community settings. University supervisor and teacher mentor observe and assess student skill.

Prerequisite: ASL 29202 and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 3-27 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

SPED 53309     INTRODUCTION TO DEAF STUDIES      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ASL 49309 and SPED 43309) Introductory survey course designed to provide informational base and understanding of the unique experiences of Deaf people as a cultural minority. Course includes a discussion of: the history of deaf education, etiology and prevalence data, service delivery systems, the process of diagnosis and discovery of hearing loss, issues associated with assessment, and the various communication systems used by deaf individuals. Specifically, topics discussed will include historical, medical, and cultural perspectives regarding the interactions between Deaf and hearing cultural groups and the resulting impact on social, academic-educational, and vocational experiences of deaf children, adults, and their families.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 53310     LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT FOR DEAF AND HARD-OF-HEARING STUDENTS      3 Credit Hours

Reviews research, theories and theorists in the field of language development for hearing and deaf children; develops awareness of language differences commonly demonstrated by deaf and hard-of hearing children; demonstrates ways to assess linguistic differences and facilitate instruction. Six topic areas include theories of language development (review), language and cognition, normal language acquisition in signed and spoken languages, child-caregiver interaction, language learning in a bilingual setting and language assessment. Students gain foundational understanding of language development and awareness of classroom applications for this knowledge. Includes 20 hours of field-lab experience. Deaf Education majors must achieve a minimum grade of B (3.000) in SPED 53309 before registering for this course.

Prerequisite: SPED 53309; and ASL 19202; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 53311     INSTRUCTION OF DEAF/HARD-OF-HEARING STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS      3 Credit Hours

IEP and transition planning strategies and program content for deaf/hard-of-hearing students with ADHD, BD, DD,VI,DB, LD, CMI, TBI, chronically health impaired/medically fragile, gifted. Curriculum and lesson development and adaptation for impacted areas.

Prerequisite: SPED 53313 with a minimum grade of B (3.000) and graduate standing.

Corequisite: 2 credit hours of SPED 63392.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 53313     LITERACY ASSESSMENT AND INTERVENTION FOR DEAF/HARD-OF-HEARING STUDENTS      6 Credit Hours

Theoretical overview of integrated linguistics curriculum and reading theories. Strategies to address DHH difficulties and barriers, instructional planning and materials design, and ongoing assessment strategies.Course includes a practicum placement.

Prerequisite: SPED 53310 with a minimum grade of B (3.000); and CI 67310 or CI 57504; and graduate standing.

Pre/corequisite: ASL 29202 and 2 credit hours of SPED 63392.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 6 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 53316     EARLY CHILDHOOD DEAF EDUCATION: FAMILY AND CHILD SERVICE PROVISION      3 Credit Hours

Targets the issues and needs of young deaf/hard-of-hearing children and their families. Topics covered relate to service provision in the home and classroom for deaf/hard-of-hearing children from birth to 5 years of age. Includes 30 hours of work in a practicum placement with a young D/HH child and his/her family.

Prerequisite: SPED 4/53310; ASL/SPED 29202 or Sign Language Proficiency Inteview (SLPI) at intermediate or above; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 53317     FAMILY-FOCUSED APPROACHES TO COCHLEAR IMPLANT USE      3 Credit Hours

Examines effective support and utilization of cochlear implants from a family perspective. Includes the initial decision making and issues, through the child¿s and family¿s adjustment to the activation, use and maintenance of the device. Also focuses on the need long-term and sometimes unexpected outcomes of device usage and ultimately, adolescent and young-adult issues.

Prerequisite: SPED 29202 or ASL 29202; and SPED 53310; and SPED 53010 or 63952; and SPA 43600; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 1 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 53324     CURRICULUM METHODS AND MATERIALS FOR DEAF/HARD OF HEARING STUDENTS      3 Credit Hours

Designed to provide students with basic knowledge and skills needed to effectively design and implement instruction for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Conducted through a combination of lectures, discussions, demonstrations and group activities. Upon successful completion, students possess foundational understanding of how to design and implement lessons and curriculum with students who are deaf and hard of hearing.

Prerequisite: SPED 53313 with a minimumg rade of B (3.000); and CI 57501 and 57502; and graduate standing.

Corequisite: 2 credit hours of SPED 63392.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 53529     NATURE AND NEEDS OF GIFTED CHILDREN      3 Credit Hours

Personal characteristics, abilities and potentialities of gifted children through review of related research. Evaluation of research findings and implications for psychoeducational development.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 53530     INSTRUCTIONAL PROCESSES FOR GIFTED CHILDREN      3 Credit Hours

Discovery and guidance of mentally superior children. Provision for school attention and accommodations. Case studies of gifted children. Selecting appropriate instructional strategies.

Prerequisite: SPED 53529 and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 53534     SOCIAL/EMOTIONAL COMPONENTS OF GIFTEDNESS      3 Credit Hours

Affective growth of gifted persons is reviewed through research literature and analysis of case studies. Reviews adjustment problems of gifted youth and adults.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 60199     THESIS I      2-6 Credit Hours

Thesis students must register for a total of 6 hours, 2 to 6 hours in a single semester distributed over several semesters if desired.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Masters Thesis

Contact Hours: 2-6 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

SPED 60299     THESIS II      2 Credit Hours

Thesis students must continue registration each semester until all degree requirements are met.

Prerequisite: SPED 60199 and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Masters Thesis

Contact Hours: 2 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

SPED 62951     EARLY INTERVENTION IN NATURAL ENVIRONMENTS      3 Credit Hours

This seminar targets early childhood special education and intervention professionals that comprise the field of early intervention from practitioners to future leaders in the field. Recommended practice guidelines of the Division for Early Childhood (DEC) indicate that interventions should be embedded and distributed within and across the routines, activities and places that are part of the child’s daily experience. In keeping with DEC recommendations, this course will explore issues related to the various natural environments of the children in search of the routines, activities, and places that offer the maximum learning and practice opportunities that are family centered, developmentally and individually appropriate, culturally sensitive, and least intrusive.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 63030     PHARMACOLOGICAL INTERVENTIONS IN SPECIAL EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

Introduce mechanisms by which drugs act; identify benefits/side effects; implications for delivery/ intervention; monitoring in classroom. Classes of drugs examined; issues examined; delineation of responsibilities and prohibitions.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 63031     PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT IN APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS      3 Credit Hours

Describe and apply methodology and research design in developing and monitoring the effectiveness of behavioral interventions and to use such information to evaluate overall program efficacy. Consideration is given to student characteristics (e.g., underlying disability) when developing and evaluating behavior programs based in applied behavior analysis. Use of specific tools for prioritizing behaviors, evaluating progress, and making treatment program decisions are presented. Issues related to treatment implementation fidelity and behavioral program development are also emphasized.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Pre/corequisite: SPED 53030.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 63032     ADVANCED INTERVENTIONS FOR ADDRESSING SEVERE BEHAVIOR      3 Credit Hours

Use and interpretation of functional behavioral assessment in educational settings to lead to the identification of empirically-supported interventions to address the behavioral needs of children. The development, implementation and analysis of functional analysis procedures. Special emphasis given to identifying designing, implementing and assessing the effectiveness of advanced behavioral interventions in consultation. 20 field hours.

Prerequisite: SPED 53030, SPED 53031, SPED 63031, SPED 63301 and SPED 63033; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 63033     ETHICAL AND PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT IN APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS      3 Credit Hours

This course provides an intensive focus on ethical and professional conduct as it applies to day-to-day implementation of applied behavior analytic strategies by professional behavior analysts. Responsible conduct of a behavior analyst, ethical responsibilities to clients, colleagues, the field of applied behavior analysis, and society are featured. BACB Guidelines for Responsible Conduct for Behavior Analyst and BACB Disciplinary and Ethical Standards are reviewed and studied. This course focuses on meeting the updated standards for ethics set forth by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board in the BACB Fourth Edition Task List.

Prerequisite: SPED 53030 and SPED 63031; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 63092     FIELD EXPERIENCE IN SPECIAL EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

Provides opportunity to observe master teachers and begin working with students. Students are placed in education-based settings and work with a team of professionals to understand techniques for providing services to students with exceptionalities. Additional seminar meetings.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 9 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

SPED 63101     ADMINISTRATION AND SUPERVISION IN SPECIAL EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

Administration of educational programs for exceptional children; improvement of teacher competencies; function of special education supervisors; and special education operations at local, state and national levels.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 63200     INTRODUCTION TO EXCEPTIONALITIES      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to exceptionalities of student development. Focus on foundations/theories associated with characteristics and accommodations for human exceptionalities. Collaborative/multidiscipline educational service design. Fifteen clinical/field hours.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 63201     CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN SPECIAL EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPED 83201) Surveys current research, literature and policy issues that affect identification, assessment and service provision to students with exceptionalities.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 63300     RESEARCH APPLICATIONS IN SPECIAL EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

Culminating experience in which students apply their content, methods and research skills to develop a final project that addresses an area of special education. Focuses on techniques for answering research questions, developing curriculum, and assimilating knowledge through applied projects.

Prerequisite: graduate standing; and EDPF 65510 or 65511.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

SPED 63301     SINGLE SUBJECT RESEARCH METHODS      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable 2 times for credit) Research designs and techniques associated with behavioral observation and a description of single subject experimental methodology are presented. The study of this methodology includes topics related to applied behavior analysis, assessment, experimental design and data evaluation. In addition, single subject methods are discussed in relations to other research designs. 20 field hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

SPED 63392     PRACTICUM IN DEAF EDUCATION      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 3 credit hours) This classroom and field-based experience is designed to provide students pre-service deaf education teachers with the opportunity to develop professional-level skills in working with deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) students. The field component will provide experience in working with DHH students with diverse needs, disabilities and ethnic-cultural backgrounds. The class will address appropriate lesson planning and implementation and meets at least 6 times per semester.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 3-9 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

SPED 63531     CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOR GIFTED LEARNERS      3 Credit Hours

Focus on design/development of curriculum for gifted learners; adapt/modify existing curricula; design curricular materials through predetermined process assessment of suitability of materials.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 63532     GIFTED PROGRAM DESIGN AND ADMINISTRATION      3 Credit Hours

Fundamentals of designing gifted programs are reviewed. Topics include student identification in service advocacy program evaluation compliance with state standards and teacher preparation.

Prerequisite: SPED 53529 and SPED 53530 and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 63533     GIFTED SUBPOPULATIONS      3 Credit Hours

The characteristics and needs of intellectually gifted individuals who often are not high academic achievers are studied with consideration of the implications for school practices.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 63892     EARLY INTERVENTION INTERNSHIP      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 9 credit hours) The Early Intervention Internship involves supervised observation and participation in an early intervention setting(s) for children ages birth to three with developmental delays and disabilities or supervised observation and participation in research and scholarly activities related to the development, delivery, and evaluation of early intervention services to children and their families. Students may be placed at a county board of developmental disabilities, center-, community-, or home-based early intervention program, a developmental center, childcare center, a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) or other approved placement. The Early Intervention internship will provide students practical experience in an Early Intervention professional setting, one that allows students to develop and refine a variety of skills when working with infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families.

Prerequisite: graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Field Experience

Contact Hours: 9 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-S/U

SPED 63949     AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER CAPSTONE      1-3 Credit Hours

Knowledge and skills gained through participation in the Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) program are utilized to develop a project related to the education of individuals with ASD and-or the individuals who support them.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 3-9 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

SPED 63950     CURRICULUM AND INTERVENTION IN EARLY CHILDHOOD SERVICES      3 Credit Hours

Overview and comparison of early childhood service approaches including: history and issues in delivering services, developmentally appropriate practice, environmental arrangement and how to modify curriculum.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 63952     FAMILY AND PROFESSIONAL COLLABORATION IN EARLY CHILDHOOD      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with ECED 60159) Examines issues facing families and professionals serving young children who are at-risk, disabled and typically developing.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 63953     PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS:BIRTH TO FIVE      3 Credit Hours

Practical application of recommended practices for young children birth-five. Observation of young children in natural environments. Plan and evaluate intervention with families and professionals. Sixty field hours.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 63954     PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS: TEAMING      3 Credit Hours

The purpose of this course is to help students understand and apply the principles of effective collaborative teaming as related to their professional roles and responsibilities in a variety of educational settings serving young children with disabilities. A range of topics will be addressed throughout the course, including giving and receiving feedback, reflective practices, effective meeting, conflict resolution and communication skills, developing and providing quality professional development, supervising, coaching, mentoring, working with para-professionals, itinerant teaching, service coordination, and consulting with general educators.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 63955     TYPICAL AND ATYPICAL DEVELOPMENT IN YOUNG CHILDREN      3 Credit Hours

Overview of typical and atypical development pathways from birth to grade 3 including: theories of behavior, implications of atypical development on play, learning, early childhood development within ecological framework.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 63956     FOUNDATIONS IN EARLY CHILDHOOD SERVICES      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with ECED 60156 and SPED 73956) Overview of issues facing young children within context of family/society including: history, early childhood services, theoretical perspectives, implications of childhood disabilities, and recommended assessment intervention and evaluation.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 63957     ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION OF EARLY CHILDHOOD SERVICES      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with ECED 60157 and SPED 73957) Examines a range of systems for comparing and observing early childhood services, practices, young children and families: types and purposes of assessment procedures and instruments, monitoring progress.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 63958     EARLY CHILDHOOD INTERVENTION METHODS      3 Credit Hours

Specific strategies for working with children birth to eight with intensive needs (e.g.cerebral palsy, spina bifida, autism). 30 clinical hours will provide students with the opportunity to practice newly acquired intervention strategies, knowledge and skills.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 63959     MEDICAL ASPECTS OF LIFESPAN DISABILITIES      3 Credit Hours

Description of medical issues facing individuals with lifespan disabilities and their families. Examination of etiology, co-occuring disabilities and disorders, and treatment options in relation to individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other developmental disabilities.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 63991     SEMINAR IN SPECIAL EDUCATION      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Various topics include: behavior modification, research problems in special education, theories in special education, social processes in special education.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 63992     STUDENT TEACHING IN SPECIAL EDUCATION      4-8 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for maximum of 8 credit hours) Provides opportunity to demonstrate skills in teaching. Students placed in education-based settings; assume total teaching responsibilities of students with exceptionalities for 480 clock hours under the supervision of the school-based mentor teacher and the university supervisor. Students are required to complete Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification (BCII) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background checks and submit the results to authorized personnel at their assigned schoolagency before the first day of the semester in which student teaching internship will take place. Official valid certification of Child Safety Training, approved Basic Life Support and A.L.I.C.E. Training must be presented to the campus office of clinical experience or designated faculty-staff at Regional campuses as prerequisite for student teaching. L.I.C.E. Training must be presented to the campus office of clinical experience or designated faculty/staff at Regional campuses as prerequisite for student teaching.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and special approval; and Official valid certification of Child Safety Training, approved Basic Life Support and A.

Corequisite: SPED 69525.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 17-35 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

SPED 63995     SPECIAL TOPICS IN SPED      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Specialized offerings in response to emerging or selected program needs.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 63996     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN SPECIAL EDUCATION      1-10 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)

Prerequisite: graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-10 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

SPED 63998     RESEARCH:SPECIAL EDUCATION      1-10 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Research

Contact Hours: 1-10 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

SPED 64200     CURRICULUM METHODS FOR TRANSITION PLANNING AND COLLABORATION      3 Credit Hours

This course focuses upon the development of transition agreements and collaboration between secondary transition specialists and other transition stakeholders (e.g., elementary school regular educators, parents of students with disabilities, adult service programs). Particular emphasis is placed upon infusing vocational, and non-vocational, transition planning in the curricula for individuals with moderate-to-intensive disabilities at all academic grade levels. 100 field hours are required for this course.

Prerequisite: SPED 53070; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 64309     AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS: THEORY AND DIAGNOSIS      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with SPA 64309) (Slashed with SPED 44309 and SPA 74309) Provides an overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Examines the history, characteristics, and prevalence of ASD. Assessment and intervention models are explored as they relate to various theoretical models for understanding ASD.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 64310     AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS: LIFESPAN INTERVENTIONS      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with SPA 64310) (Slashed with SPA 74310) Provides students with a review of the significant aspects related to educational, social, vocational transitions for children, adolescents, and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Students learn skills necessary to evaluate and develop programs designed to meet the changing and long term needs of individuals with ASD.

Prerequisite: graduate study.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 64892     ADVANCED PRACTICUM      3,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) The purpose of this advanced practicum is to integrate the knowledge and skills acquired through prior curricula to a field-based setting assisting individuals with disabilities. Settings may include, but are not limited to, general education and special education classrooms as well as therapeutic, residential and vocational programs.

Prerequisite: graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 9-12 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-S/U-IP

SPED 64951     DEVELOPING IFSPS AND IEPS FOR YOUNG CHILDREN      3 Credit Hours

This course is designed to increase students understanding regarding federal and state rules for developing IEPs and IFSPs for young children and their families. Students will learn how to write functional and measurable IEP goals, objectives and IFSP outcomes, and to use assessment information directly for identifying, writing, and monitoring IFSP outcomes and IEP goals. This course will also teach how to form partnerships with families around developing, implementing and evaluating the IFSP and IEP.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 69525     INQUIRY PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE      3 Credit Hours

This course is to support students during their student teaching experience in the last semester of the program. Planning for instruction and assessment, instructing and engaging students in various special education settings, and assessing learning outcomes are the focus of this course. The course also includes information specific to the professional responsibilities in their placements.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Corequisite: SPED 63992.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 70093     VARIABLE TITLE WORKSHOP IN SPECIAL EDUCATION      1-5 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Topics of special interest to students desiring to intensify their knowledge in particular areas. Presenters include Kent State University and other institution faculty. Offered irregularly.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Workshop

Contact Hours: 1-5 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

SPED 70094     COLLEGE TEACHING      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Discusses major aspects of teaching in higher education, including such topics as students' philosophy of teaching, principles of adult learning, instructional strategies, students' assessment.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 73030     PHARMACOLOGICAL INTERVENTIONS IN SPECIAL EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

Introduce mechanisms by which drugs act; identify benefits/side effects; implications for delivery/intervention; monitoring in classroom. Classes of drugs examined; issues examined; delineation of responsibilities and prohibitions.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 73533     GIFTED SUBPOPULATIONS      3 Credit Hours

The characteristics and needs of intellectually gifted individuals who often are not high academic achievers are studied with consideration of the implications for school practices.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 73950     CURRICULUM AND INTERVENTION IN EARLY CHILDHOOD SERVICES      3 Credit Hours

Overview and comparison of early childhood service approaches, including history and issues in delivering services, developmentally appropriate practice, environmental arrangement and how to modify curriculum.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 73956     FOUNDATIONS IN EARLY CHILDHOOD SERVICES      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with ECED 60156 and SPED 63956) Overview of issues facing young children within context of family/society including: history, early childhood services, theoretical perspectives, implications of childhood disabilities, and recommended assessment intervention and evaluation.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 73957     ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION OF EARLY CHILDHOOD SERVICES      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with ECED 60157 and SPED 73957) Examines a range of systems for comparing and observing early childhood services, practices, young children and families: types and purposes of assessment procedures and instruments monitoring progress.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 73991     SEMINAR IN SPECIAL EDUCATION      1,3 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit)Various topics include: behavior modification, research problems in special education, theories in special education, social processes in special education.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 73995     SPECIAL TOPICS IN SPED      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Specialized offerings in response to emerging or selected program needs.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 73996     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN SPECIAL EDUCATION      1-10 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-10 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

SPED 74200     CURRICULUM METHODS FOR TRANSITION PLANNING AND COLLABORATION      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPED 64200) This course focuses upon the development of transition agreements and collaboration between secondary transition specialists and other transition stakeholders (e.g., elementary school regular educators, parents of students with disabilities, adult service programs). Particular emphasis is placed upon infusing vocational, and non-vocational, transition planning in the curricula for individuals with moderate-to-intensive disabilities at all academic grade levels. 100 field hours are required for this course.

Prerequisite: SPED 53070; and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 80001     SPECIAL EDUCATION RESIDENCY      3 Credit Hours

This course is designed to provide beginning SPED doctoral students skills and knowledge in the following global areas: information literacy and plagiarism, basic APA style writing and building a writing routine. Additionally, the course will prepare students in the following SPED specific areas: effectively synthesizing intervention based empirical research, establishing a line of inquiry in the disability related fields, and developing a CV for disability related positions in Higher Education. Overall, the course will help students to understand life in academia during the doctoral studies in SPED and life after graduation conducting timely SPED research and teaching SPED content (e.g., institutional differences for SPED higher education jobs, tenure, work and life balance, time management, etc). In-progress (IP) mark permissible.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

SPED 80002     ANALYSIS OF THE LITERATURE IN SPECIAL EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

This course is designed to assist doctoral students in the acquisition, organization, and interpretation of information about research in special education. The seminar introduces students to the nature of inquiry and the process of generating questions about a broad array of disability-related research topics. Students will gain knowledge to analyze critically the outcomes of research in special education. In-progress (IP) mark permissible.

Prerequisite: SPED 80001; and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

SPED 80003     IMPLEMENTATION SCIENCE IN SPECIAL EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

This course is designed to provide students an overview of implementation science, and seminal leadership and systems change literature. The course will describe current state of the science of implementation, and identify strategies that foster the effective transmission and implementation of innovative programs in intervention focused disability studies special education fields. Students analyze and apply the literature at the teacher, family, school building, district, state and federal levels. Students will gain skills and knowledge in implementation drivers that have the potential in reducing the research to practice gap, and increasing the integration of evidence based practices. Strategies for developing and mobilizing stakeholders to support the process of change will be covered.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 80005     EMPIRICAL INVESTIGATIONS IN SPECIAL EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

The course is intended to help students solidify their knowledge, skills, and dispositions related to research design, research methods, and scholarly writing by applying and expanding them in the context of special education research. Students will review and analyze quality indicators for special education research, critique select special education research literature, and develop a preliminary research proposal. Satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) graded; In-progress (IP) mark permissible.

Prerequisite: SPED 80002; and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

SPED 80040     RESEARCH GRANT DEVELOPMENT FOR DISABILITY PROGRAMS      3 Credit Hours

Students develop and write research proposals for grant competitions focusing on disability issues. Considerations for types of competitions and funding sources are discussed. Focus of instruction is related to how to describe the importance of the research proposed, research methods identified, budget, administration of grant activities and evaluation of implementation.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

SPED 80090     DOCTORAL RESIDENCY SEMINAR      3 Credit Hours

Provides students with the opportunity to synthesize courses, research and practice by focusing on diverse issues and topics. Ordinarily, SPED 80090 is taken no earlier than the second year of doctoral studies as a culminating course in the doctoral sequence.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 80092     PRACTICUM IN COLLEGE TEACHING      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) This course will provide the student supervised experience in design, delivery, and evaluation of a college course in special education. The student will demonstrate skills learned in the pre-requisite course (SPED 70094) under the supervision of a designated special education faculty member. Satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) graded. Pre/corequisite: SPED 70094

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 9 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

SPED 80199     DISSERTATION I      15 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Doctoral dissertation for which registration in at least two semesters is required,first of which will be semester in which dissertation work is begun and continuing until the completion of 30 hours.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Dissertation

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

SPED 80299     DISSERTATION II      15 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Continuing registration required of doctoral students who have completed the initial 30 hours of dissertation and continuing until all degree requirements are met.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing and SPED 80199.

Schedule Type: Dissertation

Contact Hours: 15 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

SPED 83201     CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN SPECIAL EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPED 63201) This course is designed to help doctoral students to develop (a) foundational knowledge for understanding important and controversial issues in special education and related disciplines; (b) skills in critical analysis and synthesis of research; and, (c) skills in effective oral and written communication about historical and contemporary issues in special education.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 83301     SINGLE SUBJECT RESEARCH METHODS      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Research designs and techniques associated with behavioral observation and a description of single subject experimental methodology are presented. The study of this methodology includes topics related to applied behavior analysis, assessment, experimental design and data evaluation. In addition, single subject methods are discussed in relations to other research designs. 20 field hours.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

SPED 83952     THE LAW AND SPECIAL EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

Selected principles of constitutional, statutory, case and common law affecting handicapped and special education students, teachers and administrators are studied.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 83991     SEMINAR IN SPECIAL EDUCATION      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPED 83992     INTERNSHIP IN SPECIAL EDUCATION      2-8 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A college-university doctoral-level supervised teaching experience. The candidates participate fully in the course and material development as well as delivery and grading of an undergraduate or masters level course under the direct supervision of a faculty member assigned to teach the class. Candidates are expected to partially participate in the delivery of a third of the course and fully deliver at least a third of the course under the observation and supervision of a faculty member.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 12-24 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

SPED 83998     RESEARCH:SPECIAL EDUCATION      1-10 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Research

Contact Hours: 1-10 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

School Psychology (SPSY)

SPSY 60093     VARIABLE TITLE WORKSHOP IN SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)

Prerequisite: Grading standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Workshop

Contact Hours: 1-4 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

SPSY 60094     COLLEGE TEACHING      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Slashed with SPSY 70094) Discusses major aspects of teaching in higher education, including such topics as students' philosophy of teaching, principles of adult learning, instructional strategies, students' assessment.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPSY 60162     DEVELOPMENTAL ASSESSMENT      3 Credit Hours

Reviews the educational, family and regulatory forces that influence success at each significant transition for preschool, kindergarten and primary grade children. 24 clinical/field hours.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPSY 60165     PRINCIPLES OF SOCIAL LEARNING      3 Credit Hours

The main focus is to provide students with an understanding of behavioral and social learning principles within the context of the school psychologist's professional practice. 19 clinical/field hours.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPSY 60191     SEMINAR:SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Seminar in school psychology. Varied topics.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1-4 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPSY 67592     FIELD EXPERIENCE IN EDUCATION FOR SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS      2 Credit Hours

This field experience provides students with the opportunity to observe various school and educational settings that reflect the typical work scope for school psychologists. Required for those students in school psychology who do not have teaching certificates and have not spent extensive time in public schools. Students are required to complete Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification (BCII) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background checks and submit the results to authorized personnel at their assigned "school-agency" before the first day of the semester in which student teaching internship will take place.

Prerequisite: graduate standing and school psychology (SPSY) major.

Schedule Type: Field Experience

Contact Hours: 8 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

SPSY 67692     PRACTICUM I IN SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with SPSY 77692) This course provides students with experience, support, and opportunities for reflection related to the foundational domains of the practice of school psychology and ongoing professional development. Students are required to complete Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification (BCII) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background checks and submit the results to authorized personnel prior to the beginning of any field-based activities.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and school psychology (SPSY) major.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 9 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

SPSY 67792     PRACTICUM II IN SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with SPSY 77792) Provides students with applied experience and professional development related to foundational domains of school psychology practice. Students are required to complete Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification (BCII) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background checks and submit the results to authorized personnel prior to beginning any field-based activities.

Prerequisite: SPSY 67692 or SPSY 77692 and graduate standing; and school psychology (SPSY) major.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 9 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

SPSY 67892     ADVANCED PRACTICUM IN SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY      3-6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with SPSY 77892) Provides students with advanced applied experience in educational, mental health, or behavioral health settings. 60 clock hours per credit hour. Students are required to complete Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification (BCII) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background checks and submit the results to authorized personnel prior to beginning any field-based activities.

Prerequisite: SPSY 67792; and special approval; and graduate standing; and school psychology (SPSY) major.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 12-24 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

SPSY 67912     ROLE OF THE SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST      3 Credit Hours

Study of role and functions of school psychologists in American education. Includes history of school psychology and future orientation. Five clinical/field hours.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

SPSY 67920     DIAGNOSIS OF CHILDHOOD DISORDERS IN SCHOOLS      3 Credit Hours

Provides overview of diagnosis of child and adolescent behavior disorders (ADHD, conduct problems) emotional and social disorders (depression, anxiety, phobias) and developmental acquired disorders (autism, mental retardation).

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPSY 67925     INTRODUCTION TO NEUROPSYCHOLOGY FOR SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS      1 Credit Hour

Introduces basic concepts in child neuropsychology with relevance for applied school psychological practice. Topics include biological bases of behavior and implications for educational interventions.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPSY 67928     GROUP COUNSELING TECHNIQUES FOR REHABILITATION COUNSELORS AND SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS      3 Credit Hours

Review of group counseling techniques for rehab counselors and school psychologists. Skills developed in group process and group leadership. A variety of group interventions will be examined including techniques for persons with disabilities.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPSY 67929     INDIVIDUAL COUNSELING TECHNIQUES FOR REHABILITATION COUNSELORS AND SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPSY 77929) (Cross-listed with RHAB 67731 and RHAB 77731) Review of individual counseling techniques. Skills developed in communication, interviewing, problem identification, goal setting and program development are fostered by lecture, video feedback and simulation.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPSY 67931     PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT AND ETHICAL APPLICATION OF APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS      3 Credit Hours

Describe and apply methodology and research design in monitoring the effectiveness of behavioral interventions and to use such information to evaluate overall program efficacy. Consideration is given to student characteristics (e.g., underlying disability) when developing and evaluating behavior programs based. Use of specific tools for prioritizing behaviors, evaluating progress, and making treatment program decisions are presented. Issues related to ethics, treatment implementation fidelity, and behavioral program development are also emphasized.

Prerequisite: SPED 53030 and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPSY 67932     ADVANCED INTERVENTIONS FOR ADDRESSING SEVERE BEHAVIOR      3 Credit Hours

Use and interpretation of functional behavioral assessment sin educational settings to lead to the identification of empirically-supported interventions to address the behavioral needs of children. The development, implementation and analysis of functional analysis procedures. Special emphasis given to identifying/designing, implementing and assessing the effectiveness of advanced behavioral interventions in consultation. 20 field hrs.

Prerequisite: SPED 53030 and SPSY 67920/77920 and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPSY 67951     COGNITIVE ASSESSMENT OF CHILDREN IN SCHOOLS      3 Credit Hours

Training and experience in administrating, scoring and interpreting cognitive measures for children and adolescents and writing reports. 30 clinical/field hours.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPSY 67955     INSTRUCTIONAL ASSESSMENT FOR SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS      3 Credit Hours

Training in administration, scoring and interpretation of normative and non-normative measures of academic achievement, instructional environment and writing psychoeducational and team reports. 25 clinical/field hours.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPSY 67960     INTERVENTIONS WITH CULTURALLY DIVERSE STUDENTS      3 Credit Hours

Introduces skills to effectively and ethically implement educational and psychological interventions with culturally diverse children in educational settings. 5 clinical/field hours.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPSY 67965     INSTRUCTIONAL INTERVENTIONS FOR SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS      3 Credit Hours

Describes design and implementation of evidence-based interventions, methods of data collection and progress monitoring for school based academic referrals within a problem solving model. Requires 25 clinical field hours.

Prerequisite: SPSY 67955 and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPSY 67970     LEGAL, ETHICAL AND PROFESSIONAL ISSUES IN SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Ethical, legal and professional issues of school psychologists and counselors will be explored. Considerations of law, regulations, ethical standards and codes of professional practice of related professional organizations will be addressed.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPSY 67971     ISSUES AND APPROACHES IN SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credit hours) This course describes and illustrates contemporary elements and forces that impact professional service in school psychology practice. Students register for two consecutive semesters in conjunction with internship.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

SPSY 67972     SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL ASSESSMENT FOR SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS      3 Credit Hours

Training in administration, scoring and interpretation of techniques for assessment of social emotional functioning and adaptive behavior and writing evaluation team reports. 25 clinical/field hours. Students are required to complete Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification (BCII) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background checks and submit the results to authorized personnel at their assigned "school/agency" before the first day of the semester in which student teaching/ internship will take place.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPSY 67973     CONSULTATION IN THE HELPING PROFESSIONS      3 Credit Hours

Students learn consultation skills and processes utilizing a number of professional models such as Caplan's model, behavior and problem solving models and crisis consultation. 20 clinical/field hours. Students are required to complete Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification (BCII) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background checks and submit the results to authorized personnel at their assigned "school/agency" before the first day of the semester in which student teaching/ internship will take place.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPSY 67974     SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL INTERVENTIONS IN SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Describes design and implementation of social-emotional interventions for childhood disorders. Reviews progress monitoring for school-based social and emotional referrals within an eco- behavioral problem-solving model. 25 clinical field hours.

Prerequisite: SPSY 67972 and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPSY 67995     SPECIAL TOPICS IN SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Presentations of special interest to students. Offered irregularly. Topics will be announced in schedule of classes booklet.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPSY 67996     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Independent reading and/or research directed by a graduate faculty member.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

SPSY 67998     INDIVIDUAL RESEARCH IN SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY      1-9 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Student pursues research project on selected aspect of school psychology under supervision of instructor. Arrangements with instructor must be made prior to registration.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Research

Contact Hours: 1-9 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

SPSY 70093     VARIABLE TITLE WORKSHOP IN SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Workshop

Contact Hours: 1-4 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

SPSY 70094     COLLEGE TEACHING      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Slashed with SPSY 60094) Discusses major aspects of teaching in higher education, including such topics as students' philosophy of teaching, principles of adult learning, instructional strategies, students' assessment.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPSY 70162     DEVELOPMENTAL ASSESSMENT      3 Credit Hours

Reviews the educational, family and regulatory forces that influence success at each significant transition for preschool kindergarten and primary grade children. 24 clinical field hours.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPSY 70165     PRINCIPLES OF SOCIAL LEARNING      3 Credit Hours

The main focus is to provide students with an understanding of behavioral and social learning principles within the context of the school psychologist's professional practice.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPSY 70191     SEMINAR:SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Seminar in school psychology. Varied topics.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1-4 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPSY 77592     FIELD EXPERIENCE IN EDUCATION FOR SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS      2 Credit Hours

This field experience provides students with the opportunity to observe various school and educational settings that reflect the typical work scope for school psychologists. Required for those students in school psychology who do not have teaching certificates and have not spent extensive time in public schools. Students are required to complete Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification (BCII) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background checks and submit the results to authorized personnel at their assigned "school-agency" before the first day of the semester in which student teaching internship will take place.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing and school psychology (SPSY) major.

Schedule Type: Field Experience

Contact Hours: 8 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

SPSY 77692     PRACTICUM I IN SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with SPSY 67692) This course provides students with experience, support, and opportunities for reflection related to the foundational domains of the practice of school psychology and ongoing professional development. Students are required to complete Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification (BCII) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background checks and submit the results to authorized personnel prior to the beginning of any field-based activities.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing and school psychology (SPSY) maor.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 9 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

SPSY 77792     PRACTICUM II IN SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with SPSY 67792) Provides students with applied experience and professional development related to foundational domains of school psychology practice. Students are required to complete Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification (BCII) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background checks and submit the results to authorized personnel prior to beginning any field-based activities.

Prerequisite: SPSY 677692 or SPSY 77692; and doctoral standing; and school psychology (SPSY) major.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 9 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

SPSY 77892     ADVANCED PRACTICUM IN SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY      3-6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with SPSY 67892) Provides students with advanced applied experience in educational, mental health, or behavioral health settings. 60 clock hours per credit hour. Students are required to complete Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification (BCII) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background checks and submit the results to authorized personnel prior to beginning any field-based activities.

Prerequisite: SPSY 77792 and special approval and doctoral standing; and school psychology (SPSY) major.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 12-24 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

SPSY 77912     ROLE OF THE SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST      3 Credit Hours

Study of role and functions of school psychologists in American education. Includes history of school psychology and future orientation. Five clinical field hours.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

SPSY 77920     DIAGNOSIS OF CHILDHOOD DISORDERS IN SCHOOLS      3 Credit Hours

Provides overview of diagnosis of child and adolescent behavior disorders (ADHD,conduct problems) emotional and social disorders (depression, anxiety, phobias) and developmental acquired disorders (autism, mental retardation).

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPSY 77925     INTRODUCTION TO NEUROPSYCHOLOGY FOR SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS      1 Credit Hour

Introduces basic concepts in child neuropsychology with relevance for applied school psychological practice. Topics include biological bases of behavior and implications for educational interventions.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPSY 77928     GROUP COUNSELING TECHNIQUES FOR REHABILITATION COUNSELORS AND SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS      3 Credit Hours

Review of group counseling techniques for rehab counselors and school psychologists. Skills developed in group process and group leadership. A variety of group interventions will be examined including techniques for persons with disabilities.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPSY 77929     INDIVIDUAL COUNSELING TECHNIQUES FOR REHABILITATION COUNSELORS AND SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPSY 67929) (Cross-listed with RHAB 67731 and RHAB 77731) Review of individual counseling techniques. Skills developed in communication interviewing problem identification goal setting and program development are fostered by lecture, video feedback and simulation.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPSY 77932     ADVANCED INTERVENTIONS FOR ADDRESSING SEVERE BEHAVIOR      3 Credit Hours

Use and interpretation of functional behavioral assessment sin educational settings to lead to the identification of empirically-supported interventions to address the behavioral needs of children. The development, implementation and analysis of functional analysis procedures. Special emphasis given to identifying/designing, implementing and assessing the effectiveness of advanced behavioral interventions in consultation. 20 field hrs.

Prerequisite: SPED 53030 and SPSY 67920/77920 and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPSY 77951     COGNITIVE ASSESSMENT OF CHILDREN IN SCHOOLS      3 Credit Hours

Training and experience in administrating, scoring and interpreting cognitive measures for children and adolescents and writing reports. 30 clinical/field hours.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPSY 77955     INSTRUCTIONAL ASSESSMENT FOR SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS      3 Credit Hours

Training in administration, scoring and interpretation of normative and non-normative measures of academic achievement instructional environment and writing psychoeducational and team reports. 25 clinical field hours.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPSY 77960     INTERVENTIONS WITH CULTURALLY DIVERSE STUDENTS      3 Credit Hours

Introduces skills to effectively and ethically implement educational and psychological interventions with culturally diverse children in educational settings. 5 clinical/field hours.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPSY 77965     INSTRUCTIONAL INTERVENTIONS FOR SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS      3 Credit Hours

Describes design and implementation of evidence-based interventions, methods of data collection and progress monitoring for school-based academic referrals within a problem-solving model. Requires 25 clinical field hours.

Prerequisite: SPSY 77955 and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPSY 77970     LEGAL, ETHICAL AND PROFESSIONAL ISSUES IN SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Ethical, legal and professional issues of school psychologists and counselors will be explored. Considerations of law, regulations, ethical standards and codes of professional practice of related professional organizations will be addressed.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPSY 77971     ISSUES AND APPROACHES IN SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credit hours) This course describes and illustrates contemporary elements and forces that impact professional service in school psychology practice. Students register for two consecutive semesters in conjunction with internship.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing and permission.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

SPSY 77972     SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL ASSESSMENT FOR SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS      3 Credit Hours

Training in administration, scoring and interpretation of techniques for assessment of social, emotional functioning and adaptive behavior and writing evaluation team reports. 25 clinical/field hours. Students are required to complete Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification (BCII) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background checks and submit the results to authorized personnel at their assigned "school/agency" before the first day of the semester in which student teaching/ internship will take place.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPSY 77973     CONSULTATION IN THE HELPING PROFESSIONS      3 Credit Hours

Students learn consultation skills and processes utilizing a number of professional models such as Caplan's model, behavior and problem-solving models and crisis consultation. 20 clinical/field hours. Students are required to complete Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification (BCII) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background checks and submit the results to authorized personnel at their assigned "school/agency" before the first day of the semester in which student teaching/ internship will take place.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPSY 77974     SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL INTERVENTIONS IN SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Describes design and implementation of social-emotional interventions for childhood disorders. Reviews progress monitoring for school-based social and emotional referrals within an eco- behavioral problem-solving model. 25 clinical/field hours.

Prerequisite: SPSY 77972 and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPSY 77980     INTEGRATING EXPERIENCE IN SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY      2 Credit Hours

This course requires student to research, study and develop expertise in a particular facet of school psychology and to present these findings at the conclusion of his her training program. Restricted to students in school psychology Ed.S. program. 38 clinical field hours.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

SPSY 77992     SPECIALIST INTERNSHIP IN SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY      1-6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) The internship experience provides students with the opportunity to develop and practice the professional roles and functions of a school psychologist in an approved school setting. Students complete one academic year of internship in schools (minimum of 1,200 clock hours) under the supervision of a university supervisor and a certified school psychologist who is employed by a school system. Students are required to complete Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification (BCII) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background checks and submit the results to authorized personnel at their assigned "school-agency" before the first day of the semester in which student teaching internship will take place. Prerequisite: Doctoral standing and school psychology (SPSY) majorl.

Prerequisite: Doctoral Standing and SPSY major; Guest Students with Permission.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 7-40 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

SPSY 77995     SPECIAL TOPICS IN SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Presentations of special interest to students. Offered irregularly. Topics will be announced in schedule of classes booklet.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPSY 77996     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Independent reading and/or research directed by a graduate faculty member.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

SPSY 77998     INDIVIDUAL RESEARCH IN SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY      1-9 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Student pursues research project on selected aspect of school psychology under supervision of instructor. Arrangements with instructor must be made prior to registration.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Research

Contact Hours: 1-9 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

SPSY 80090     DOCTORAL RESIDENCY SEMINAR      3 Credit Hours

Exploration of philosophical, definitional and attitudinal issues in the helping professions. Involvement in current activities of professional life through collaborative work with professors other students and practitioners.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPSY 80199     DISSERTATION I      15 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Doctoral dissertation for which registration in at least two semesters is required,first of which will be semester in which dissertation work is begun and continuing until the completion of 30 hours.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Dissertation

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

SPSY 80299     DISSERTATION II      15 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Continuing registration required of doctoral students who have completed the initial 30 hours of dissertation and continuing until all dissertation requirements are met.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing and SPSY 80199.

Schedule Type: Dissertation

Contact Hours: 15 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

SPSY 87987     PROFESSIONAL SEMINAR IN SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

A professional seminar focused on the identity, history and development of school psychology with special emphasis on current professional issues.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPSY 87992     DOCTORAL INTERNSHIP IN SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY      1-6 Credit Hours

Repeatable for credit) The internship experience provides students with the opportunity to develop and practice the professional roles and functions of a school psychologist in an approved school setting. Students complete one academic year of internship in schools (minimum of 1,500 clock hours) under the supervision of a university supervisor and a licensed school psychologist who is employed by a school system. Students are required to complete Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification (BCII) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background checks and submit the results to authorized personnel at their assigned "school-agency" before the first day of the semester in which student teaching internship will take place.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing and school psychology (SPSY) major.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 10-60 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

SPSY 87998     RESEARCH SEMINAR IN SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Selected research topics in school psychology. Significant research literature is reviewed; research design methods and issues are presented and small research projects are conducted.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Research

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter