2022 - 2023 Graduate Bulletin

Courses

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ABA 581 Behavior Analysis Practicum I 3 cr.  (3-0-0)
  • Graded: A/F
  • Prerequisites: Enrolled in the M.S. in ABA program, and a valid clear/cleared criminal background report on file with the university

The primary objective of this course is to deliver to students an experiential exposure to behavior analytic procedures and consulting practices.  This course is designed to meet the experience standards and supervisory requirements as stipulated by the Behavioral Analysis Certification Board (BACB).  This course will place emphasis on basic consultation and direct implementation.

Note: This course may be repeated for up to nine credit hours.

 

ABA 582 Behavior Analysis Practicum II 3 cr.  (3-0-0)
  • Graded: A/F
  • Prerequisites: Enrolled in the M.S. in ABA program, and a valid clear/cleared criminal background report on file with the university

The primary objective of this course is to deliver to students an experiential exposure to behavior analytic procedures and consulting practices.  This course is designed to meet the experience standards and supervisory requirements as stipulated by the BACB. This course will place emphasis on program management, consultation and supervisory strategies. 

Note: This course may be repeated for up to six credit hours.

 

ABA 589 Research in Behavior Analysis 2 cr.  (2-0-0)
  • Graded: A/F
  • Prerequisites: Enrolled in the M.S. in ABA program

The primary objective of this course is to guide students through the process of conceptualizing, developing, and implementing research in the field of behavior analysis.

 Note: This course may be repeated for up to four credit hours.

ABA 599 Thesis in Behavior Analysis 2 cr.  (2-0-0)
  • Graded: S/U
  • Prerequisites: ABA 589, Permission of instructor

The student develops a thesis with the help of a thesis committee. Appropriate thesis forms must be completed prior to enrollment. The thesis must be approved by the thesis committee and the Office of Graduate Education and Research. The student should consult the department and the Office of Graduate Education and Research for specific requirements

ATR 499 Internship in Athletic Training 2-8 cr.
  • Prerequisites: Consent of instructor

Designed for upper-level athletic training students who have completed a majority of program competencies and proficiencies and are ready to apply their skills in the field. This course is also appropriate for graduate-level students who are pursuing a career in the field of athletic training.

BI 589 Research in Biology 1-8 cr.
  • Graded: A/F
  • Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and department head

Independent research under the supervision of a member of the department. Supervisor and research project must be selected prior to enrollment in this course. 

Note: This course may be repeated for up to 12 credit hours.

BI 597 Research in Biology 1-4 cr.
  • Graded: S/U
  • Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and department head

Independent study under the supervision of a member of the department. Supervisor and study must be selected prior to enrollment in the course and appropriate directed study forms must be completed.

BI 598 Directed Study Research in Biology 1-4 cr.
  • Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and department head

Independent study under the supervision of a member of the department. Supervisor and study must be selected prior to enrollment in the course and appropriate directed study forms must be completed.

BI 599A Thesis in Biology 1-4 cr.
  • Prerequisites: BI 589

The student develops a thesis with the help of a thesis committee. Appropriate thesis forms must be completed prior to enrollment. The thesis must be approved by the thesis committee and the College of Graduate Studies. The student should consult with the department and the College of Graduate Studies for specific requirements.

BUS 591 Internship 1-3 cr.  (Arr.-0-0)
  • Offered: Fall Winter Summer
  • Graded: S/U
  • Prerequisites: Adviser Approval

Professional experience for qualified graduate students working with accounting/other business firms/non-profit organizations/health care organizations/educational institutions. Written paper required; students evaluated by faculty supervisor in consultation with employer, and verification of hours worked. Counts as an elective in the business administration program and is required in the MBA with a concentration in Accounting program.

BUS 595 Special Topics in Business Management 1-4 cr.
  • Prerequisites: Approval of MBA program director

Courses offering subject matter of timely and not necessarily enduring nature; special courses that take advantage of a faculty member or visiting lecturer’s current research or expertise. This class is available to provide students with unique learning opportunities.

BUS 598 Directed Studies in Business Administration 1-4 cr.
  • Prerequisites: Approval of MBA program director

This class provides unique opportunities for individual students to concentrate on areas that are not ordinarily covered in the core classes or to delve more deeply into an area of interest introduced in a core class.

CJ 590 Policy Paper Research 1-4 cr.  (4-0-0)
  • Graded: S/U
  • Prerequisites: Admission to the master of science degree program in criminal justice.

Students write a formal research paper on a criminal justice policy of no less than 20 pages and submit it for grading to their three-person graduate faculty committee. The paper is designed to assess the student’s ability to conduct research and write at a master’s level. Furthermore, it will assess the student’s ability to describe the origins, development and implementation of a criminal justice policy and critically analyze its impact including intended and unintended consequences. The student will work with their committee chair to select a topic and prepare their paper.

CJ 598 Directed Study in Criminal Justice 1-4 cr.
  • Graded: A/F
  • Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and department head

Independent study under the supervision of a member of the department. Supervisor and study must be selected prior to enrollment in the course and appropriate directed study forms must be completed.

CJ 599 Criminal Justice Thesis Research 1-4 cr.
  • Graded: S/U
  • Prerequisites: Admission to the master of science degree in criminal justice program and consent of instructor

Preparation of an extensive, original research and writing assignment under faculty supervision. Involves working with a thesis committee and formal defense of the thesis.

CLS 580 Project in Molecular Diagnostics 1-4 cr.
  • Graded: S/U
  • Prerequisites: CLS 570 and consent of the advisor

Student will complete a laboratory based molecular genetics project such as a verification and validation study, assay design and development, or clinical utility study that will incorporate the knowledge and analytical skills learned in the graduate program.  The project culminates in a written manuscript suitable for submission to a peer-reviewed journal.  Selection of a study must be approved by the faculty advisor who will supervise the project.  Appropriate forms must be completed prior to enrollment.  The student should consult with the School of Clinical Sciences and the College of Graduate Studies for specific requirements.  CLS 580 is offered in increments of 1-4 credits and may be repeated as needed to obtain the 4 credits required for graduation.

CLS 590 Capstone in Clinical Applications of Genetic and Genomic Technologies 1-4 cr.
  • Graded: S/U
  • Prerequisites: Completion of a minimum of 23 credits of CLS 500 level courses or permission of Program Director.

Capstone course involving the evaluation of genetic and genomic technologies used in the diagnosis of inherited, acquired, and infectious disease. Students will be required to investigate and assess the strengths and weaknesses of genetic and genomic techniques using primary clinical research literature as an indicator of knowledge gained throughout the program and present findings in both an oral and written format. Students are required to pass a written program comprehensive examination modeled on a national certifying examination.

CLS 599 Thesis in Clinical Molecular Diagnostics 1-4 cr.
  • Graded: S/U
  • Prerequisites: Consent of the thesis committee

Student will develop a thesis with the help of a thesis committee.  Appropriate thesis forms must be completed prior to enrollment.  The thesis must be approved by the thesis committee and the College of Graduate Studies.  The student should consult the department and the College of Graduate Studies for specific requirements.  CLS 599 is offered in increments of 1-4 credits and may be repeated as needed to obtain the 4 credits required for graduation.

CS 589 Research in Computer Science 1-4 cr.
  • Graded: A/F
  • Prerequisites: Graduate student in Computer Science, instructor permission, and approval of department.

Independent research or study in the area of Computer Science is pursued by qualified students under the supervision of a member of the faculty within the Computer Science Committee of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science.  Supervisor and research problem must be selected prior to enrollment in this course. 

CS 594 Project in Computer Science 1-4 cr.
  • Graded: A/F
  • Prerequisites: Instructor permission and approval of department.

Independent research or study in the area of Computer Science is pursued by qualified students under the supervision of a member of the faculty within the Computer Science Committee of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science.  Supervisor and research problem must be selected prior to enrollment in this course.  At the conclusion of the course, a written project must be submitted. This report must be approved by student’s graduate committee. The student should consult the Mathematics and Computer Science department and the College of Graduate Studies and Research for specific requirements.

CS 599 Thesis in Computer Science 1-4 cr.

At the conclusion of the course, a written thesis acceptable to the student's graduate committee and to the College of Graduate Studies must be filed in triplicate.  The student should consult the department and the College of Graduate Studies for specific requirements.

CT 597 Directed Studies 1-4 cr.
  • Graded: S/U
  • Prerequisites: Graduate standing, consent of instructor and director of School of Education

Independent study under the supervision of a member of the School of Education. Supervisor and study must be selected prior to enrollment in the course and appropriate directed study forms must be completed.