UGA Online Course Catalog

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ASTR1420E (3 hours).

Life in the Universe

The astronomical, chemical and physical conditions for extraterrestrial life. The origins of terrestrial life. Search for extraterrestrial life and extraterrestrial intelligence. Strategies for communication with extraterrestrial intelligence.


BIOL1103E (3 hours).

Basic Concepts in Biology

Science as a process, evolution, energy transfer, genetic continuity, complementarity of structure and function, regulation and homeostasis, interdependence in nature. Topics include chemistry of life, cells, cellular energetics, heredity, molecular genetics, growth and development, evolutionary biology, principles of ecology.


ACCT2101E (3 hours).

Principles of Accounting I

Basic accounting systems, concepts, and principles. The primary goals of this course are to develop an understanding of the accounting process and to summarize and communicate information useful in making economic decisions.


ACCT2102E (3 hours).

Principles of Accounting II

Basic managerial accounting systems, concepts, and principles. The analysis, interpretation, and reporting of cost data for management's decision making needs. Cost-volume-profit analysis, budgeting, and performance reporting are discussed as they relate to other business disciplines.


EDUC2110E (3 hours).

Investigating Critical and Contemporary Issues in Education

Observations and analyses of critical educational issues influencing the social and political contexts of educational settings in Georgia and the United States. Students examine the teaching profession, the meaning of education and schooling in a diverse culture, and the moral and ethical responsibilities of teaching.


EDUC2120E (3 hours).

Exploring Socio-Cultural Perspectives on Diversity

The fundamental knowledge of understanding culture and teaching children from diverse backgrounds. Examination of the nature and function of culture, development of individual and group cultural identity, definitions and implications of diversity, and the influences of culture on learning, development, and pedagogy. This course has a required field experience component.


ADPR5990E (3 hours).

Seminar in Advertising and Public Relations

Seminar designed to synthesize and integrate many of the theoretical and practical approaches to the study and application of advertising, public relations, and related communication fields. Emphasis is on critical thinking, analytical processes, and acquisition of specialized knowledge pertaining to the seminar topic.


ADSC4010E (3 hours).

Issues in Animal Agriculture

Provides knowledge, understanding, and critical analytical skills on current issues in production animal agriculture in diverse regional, national, and global socio-cultural and political environments. Explores impacts of livestock production on society and the environment, animal products in the human diet, ecological aspects of animal production, animal welfare, and media relations.


ALDR3820E (3 hours).

Reflections on Fighting Hunger

Exploration of world hunger using an interdisciplinary approach. Analysis of natural resource-related, political, and cultural causes of hunger; its health and socioeconomic effects; and current proposed solutions, with an emphasis on education. Group discussions will be emphasized in this course.


ALDR4710E (3 hours).

International Agricultural Development

Analysis of international development programs, stressing the developing world's perspective. Study of issues affecting international cooperation, agricultural development and sustainability, technology transfer, and extension education.


ALDR4800E (3 hours).

Grantseeking

Funding proposal development for foundation and government agencies. Conceptualizing innovative projects that address societal needs, identifying funding sources, and developing proposals that follow agency guidelines, including a literature review, need for the project, approach, timeline, and budget.


ALDR6800E (3 hours).

Grantseeking

Funding proposal development for foundation and government agencies. Conceptualizing innovative projects that address societal needs, identifying funding sources, and developing proposals that follow agency guidelines, including a literature review, need for the project, approach, timeline, and budget.


ALDR7020E (3 hours).

Program Evaluation

Identifying and selecting evaluation models, planning an evaluation, collecting and analyzing evaluation data using various qualitative and quantitative methods relating evaluation to program change for agricultural and extension educational programs.


ALDR7100E (3 hours).

Directed Study in Agricultural Leadership

Students gain experience in leadership roles in agricultural organizations, businesses, and/or institutions by working with current leaders in a learning laboratory situation.


ALDR7110E (3 hours).

Special Problems in Agricultural Leadership

Specialized problems and training appropriate to the needs of the individual associated with agricultural organizations. Businesses and institutions will be studied to develop greater facility in the application of specific agricultural subject matter and leadership techniques.


ALDR8030E (3 hours).

Diffusion of Innovations

Students will develop a better understanding of the factors that influence changes in social systems. Students will analyze several examples of diffusion and determine how each represents the theory base supporting the process of diffusion.


ANTH8000E (1 hours).

Special Topics in Anthropology

Intensive study on an individual basis in the field of the graduate student's major interest.


ANTH8111E (3 hours).

Integrative Conservation Internship

Supervised work experience in conservation organizations or government agencies. Students will be exposed to the day-to-day management of conservation programs and projects, including budgeting, personnel and risk management, and long-range planning.


BIOL1107E (3 hours).

Principles of Biology I

Biological chemistry, cell structure and function, bioenergetics, mitosis and meiosis, genetics, gene expression and regulation, gene technology, population genetics, evolution.


CLAS1030E (3 hours).

Medical Terminology

Medical terminology derived from Greek and Latin, concentrating on the meanings of the components of medical terms and the principles that govern their arrangement, with some attention to the history of ancient medicine.


CMSD4810E (3 hours).

American Sign Language I

Multicultural course introducing basics of American Sign Language (ASL) and people who use it. Explores historical markers in development of ASL and deaf culture values. Examines attitudes and dispels misconceptions. Emphasizes interpersonal communication through language functions in interactive contexts.


CMSD4820E (3 hours).

American Sign Language II

Continuation of development of skills in ASL with emphasis on advanced comprehension and expression, increased exposure to more complex grammatical structures, further study of deaf folklore, and cultural aspects of language use.


COMM1500E (3 hours).

Introduction to Interpersonal Communication

Communication as it occurs in two-person and small group settings. Primary concern is given to understanding how an individual can use verbal and nonverbal communication to improve relationships and derive maximum social rewards.


COMM2200E (3 hours).

Rhetoric and Society

The course will survey the various roles played by rhetoric in human communities. A variety of cases and theories will be employed to illuminate the operations of rhetoric in a variety of contexts and applications.


EADU6000E (1 hours).

Directed Study in Adult Education

Specialized training appropriate to the needs of the individual. The student's project may involve intensive library investigation or the collection and analysis of original data pertinent to a given problem.


EADU7650E (3 hours).

Capstone Course in Adult Education and Human Resource and Organization Development

A summative capstone course that integrates adult education and/or human resource and organization development theory and practice in an applied project and portfolio that is significantly related to the student's professional goals. Focus is on critical reflection on practice.


EADU8050E (3 hours).

Multicultural Issues in Adult Education

Cultural (racial, ethnic, linguistic) diversity in the adult educational context. Topics include cultural self-awareness, demographic changes and projections, problems/issues in inter- cultural educational settings, theoretical perspectives of multicultural adult education, practical problems and related strategies in handling diversity in adult education settings.


EADU8610E (3 hours).

Advanced Topics in Adult Education

Selected topics and issues in practice, research, and theory of adult education.


EADU8620E (3 hours).

Adult and Continuing Education Administration

Principles and practices of leading and managing institutions or organizational units that serve adult learners. This will include classic and contemporary theory and research on the management functions of leading, planning, budgeting, staffing, as well as marketing and institutional effectiveness specific to such units.


EADU9700E (1 hours).

Internship in Adult Education

Supervised internship experience in an adult education setting.


EADU9750E (3 hours).

Reflective Practice Seminar

Past or current work experiences in adult education used as a basis for systematic reflection on practice.


EADU9800E (1 hours).

Practicum in Adult Education

Graduate study projects in special topics not available in scheduled courses. Projects include research and field experiences.


ECHD8030E (3 hours).

Psychodiagnosis

Key concepts of mental health and illness with an emphasis on examining major issues in psychiatric diagnosis, including gender, racial/ethnic, and cultural factors. Students will become familiar with the DSM classification system and achieve proficiency in making diagnoses.


ECON2105E (3 hours).

Principles of Macroeconomics

Explanations of economic growth and the business cycle, aimed at shedding light on economy-wide problems such as inflation and unemployment, with special attention to the role played by monetary and fiscal policies.


ECON2106E (3 hours).

Principles of Microeconomics

Laws governing the use of scarce resources by producers and consumers in market economies, with emphasis on the role played by prices. The consequences of government involvement in the economy are studied, with examples taken from current policy issues.


ECON2200E (3 hours).

Economic Development of the United States

The United States' growth and transformation into an industrialized nation, exploring the contributions of diverse cultural groups. The rise of the corporation, slavery, government regulation, banking, transportation, the economic role of women and minorities, the Great Depression, and rapid post-World War II growth.


ECON4040E (3 hours).

The International Business Environment

Trade, macroeconomic policy, and financial-market issues and theories of relevance to multi-national firms, with applications to recent events.


EDAP7040E (3 hours).

School Law

Legal principles applied to educational institutions, including federal and state constitutional provisions, legislation, administrative regulations, and case law.


EDAP7070E (3 hours).

Curriculum Development and Evaluation

Principles of curriculum development and evaluation for the improvement of the life and program of schools.


EDAP7701E (3 hours).

Teacher Leadership Residency

A performance and field-based practica allowing students to apply principles of teacher leadership in PK-12 school settings.


EDAP8000E (1 hours).

Special Problems in Educational Administration and Policy

Projects are designed to provide specialized training appropriate to the needs of the individual. The project may involve intensive library investigation or the collection and analysis of original data pertinent to a given problem.


EDAP9170E (3 hours).

Seminar in School Law

Advanced study of school law, current issues in school law, and other specific areas of law mutually agreed upon by the student and the professor.


EDES4270E/6270E (3 hours).

Environmental Design Uses of Geographic Information Systems

Lecture/studio in the use of geographic information systems software for the development of environmental design and land planning projects.


EDIT2000E (3 hours).

Introduction to Computers for Teachers

The computer and its educational applications for preservice teachers. Computer-based education in the areas of instruction, text and data processing, multimedia, and telecommunications. Emphasis on integrating computer tools into class instruction.


EDIT5500E (3 hours).

Technology-Enhanced Classroom Environments

Design and creation of technology-enhanced classroom environments. Examines role of current and emerging technologies in the classroom.


EDIT6150E (3 hours).

Introduction to Computer-Based Education

The computer, modern technology, and its educational applications. Computer-based education in the areas of instruction, technology integration, multimedia, and new designs for teaching and learning. Philosophical perspectives on the role of modern technology in education.


EDIT6190E (3 hours).

Design and Development Tools

Students learn a variety of tools appropriate for computer- based development. These include graphics, media, and software development tools. Students are required to write a contract for the specific tools to be learned.


EDIT6320E (3 hours).

Information Technology

Effective utilization, integration, and management of technology tools within the curriculum, with emphasis on planning, needs assessment, and organizational structure.


EDIT6380E (3 hours).

Cataloging for Automated School Media Centers

This course prepares media specialists for cataloging materials in machine-readable (MARC) record format for automated catalogs. The student learns to use the Dewey Decimal Classification System for classifying all types of materials, the Sears subject headings for categorizing materials, and MARC software for creating records in machine-readable (MARC) format.


EDIT6400E (3 hours).

Emerging Approaches in Teaching, Learning, and Technology

Teaching, learning, and performing, and the ways technological environments can be designed to support these approaches. Describes the theoretical and research foundations of these approaches, and demonstrates varied uses of technology.


EDIT6500E (3 hours).

Educational Video Production

Design, production, and use of digital video. Laboratory experiences with studio and portable cameras; editing and other equipment suitable for educational use.


EDIT6600E (3 hours).

Multicultural Perspectives on Technology

Investigation of the policies, motivations, and beliefs surrounding the use of technology in educational systems around the globe. Students will learn to recognize, analyze, and benefit from different perspectives on the use and meaning of technology in educational contexts.


EDIT6900E (3 hours).

Research Methods in Instructional Technology

Locating and interpreting information from published reports, planning and conducting research and evaluation studies, and using research and evaluation procedures to explore questions related to instructional technology.


EDIT7550E (3 hours).

Management of Instructional Technology Projects

Planning, organizing, supervision, and evaluation of technology- based education and training projects and support services in a variety of settings.


EDIT8350E (3 hours).

Instructional Product Evaluation

Planning, conducting, analyzing, and reporting systematic evaluations of instructional products such as computer-based training, interactive multimedia, and distance learning.


EDMS7030E (3 hours).

The Middle School

Research supporting the concept of a separate organization and program for youngsters ten to fourteen years of age, types of curricular plans for the middle school, aspects of teaching in the middle school, and the organization and staff of the middle school.


EDMS7080E (3 hours).

Curriculum Planning for the Middle School

Curriculum development based on the unique nature of the middle school learner and content appropriate to physical, intellectual, and emotional development.


ENGL1102E (3 hours).

English Composition II

Themes on fiction, poetry, and drama.


ENGL2310E (3 hours).

English Literature from the Beginnings to 1700

Writers typically include the Beowulf poet, Gawain poet, Chaucer, Spenser, Sidney, Marlowe, Donne, Jonson, Shakespeare, and Milton.


ENGL4330E (3 hours).

Shakespeare II: Special Topics

Special topics related to Shakespeare.


ENGL4490E (3 hours).

Topics in Eighteenth Century Literature

A special topic not otherwise offered in the English curriculum. Topics and instructors vary from semester to semester.


ENGL4880E (3 hours).

Topics in African American Literature

Selected topics in African American literature such as African American autobiography, Harlem Renaissance, Gwendolyn Brooks and Richard Wright, and Black American literature and aesthetics.


ENGL6490E (3 hours).

Topics in Eighteenth Century Literature

A special topic not otherwise offered in the English curriculum. Topics and instructors vary from semester to semester.


ENGR2120E (3 hours).

Engineering Statics

Two and three dimensional force systems, equilibrium, rigid structures, centroids, friction, and area moments of inertia.


ENTO5730E (3 hours).

Entomology for Teachers

Encompasses general entomology while also addressing the classroom needs of teachers and informal educators. Students will use insects as exemplars of numerous biological concepts and connect to a multitude of resources. Students will appreciate the diversity and importance of insects through lectures and lab activities.


EPSY7060E (3 hours).

Assessment of Gifted Children and Youth

Measurement of intellectual and creative abilities for identification and evaluation, with a focus on administering and scoring the Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking; assessment of abilities in special populations of the gifted.


EPSY7110E (3 hours).

Characteristics of Gifted Children and Youth

Psychological characteristics of gifted children and youth, including studies of the lives of eminent persons, empirical studies of gifted children and youth today, and models for identifying gifted children.


EPSY7160E (3 hours).

Nurturing Independent Learners

Selected issues in applied cognition and/or development of particular interest to educational practitioners in a seminar setting. Examples include uses of cooperative grouping, multicultural issues in cognition and learning, teaching metacognitive strategies, and techniques for motivating students.


EPSY7260E (3 hours).

Supporting the Social and Emotional Development of Gifted Students

Examination of research, theory, and practices related to the social and emotional development of gifted students. Design of instructional strategies, methods, and guidance models for addressing the social and emotional issues in the lives of gifted and talented students.


EPSY8160E (3 hours).

Special Topics in Educational Psychology

Selected topics in applied cognition and development, gifted and creative education, research methods and measurement, or school psychology.


EPSY8650E (3 hours).

Applied Education Specialist Project in Educational Psychology

Functional study of a topic or problem in applied cognition and development, gifted or creative education, research methods and measurement, or school psychology.


ERSH6300E (3 hours).

Applied Statistical Methods in Education

Techniques for describing and summarizing data for educational research studies. Applications of the standard normal distribution and the use and interpretation of standard scores. Inferential statistics for one and two population studies including means, proportions, and correlations.


ERSH7500E (3 hours).

Action Research

Action research and participatory action research across diverse contexts. The course includes a consideration of history and definitions of action research and participatory action research, and an analysis of their purposes, processes, and theoretical foundations. Students will engage in practitioner-based research strategies such as observations, interviewing, and document analysis.


FDNS2000E (1 hours).

Introduction to Family and Consumer Sciences

The specialties and professions comprising the fields in family and consumer sciences. Systems perspective is emphasized in examining quality of life issues. Discussions include the personal, professional, and technical elements involved in career development.


FDNS2100E (3 hours).

Human Nutrition and Food

Nutritional needs and food choices for the optimal health of the individual during the life cycle.


FDNS4050E/6050E (3 hours).

Optimal Nutrition for the Life Span

Nutritional needs of infants, young children, adolescents, pregnant and lactating women, and middle-aged and elderly people.


FDST7007E (1 hours).

Directed Project in Food Science

Supervised advanced analysis of literature of an applied topic in food science.


FDST7020E (3 hours).

Integration of Multidisciplinary Topics in Foods

Role of food processing on physico-chemical and functional properties and safety of foods and ingredients. Course will integrate the multi-disciplinary role of processing methods, control of microbial activity and chemical reactions affecting shelf life, and quality of foods.


FHCE2000E (1 hours).

Introduction to Family and Consumer Sciences

The specialties and professions comprising the fields in family and consumer sciences. Systems perspective is emphasized in examining quality of life issues. Discussions include the personal, professional, and technical elements involved in career development.


FHCE3150E (3 hours).

Consumer Decision Making

Models of consumer, family, and household decision making. Application of microeconomic theories applied to consumers in the home and marketplace. Economic models of family and household production, consumption, time allocation, and specialization.


FHCE3200E (3 hours).

Introduction to Personal Finance

Cash flow management and consumption expenditures, credit and debt, simple applications of personal income taxes, risk management, property and health insurance, and employee benefits.


FHCE3250E (3 hours).

Survey of Financial Planning

Overview of the financial planning process for individuals and families. Topics include external planning consideration, financial planning statements, cash flow management, time value of money, and planning with respect to education, insurance, investments, tax, retirement, and estate transfers. Through classroom lecture, examination, and assignments the students will gain an understanding of how the financial planning process can benefit families and individuals.


FHCE6210E (3 hours).

Retirement Planning and Employee Benefits

Evaluation of retirement plans and employee benefits in the context of prescriptive financial planning decisions. Discussion of a more advanced concept of time value of money, risk tolerance, life expectancy, social security, retirement plans, tax implications of retirement plans, and health insurance.


FHCE7010E (1 hours).

Directed Study in Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

Directed study on master's research in financial planning, housing and consumer economics.


FINA3000E (3 hours).

Financial Management

The basic concepts and analytical tools of finance in both corporate finance and investments. Topics include risk and return, financial institutions, efficient markets, valuation theory, capital budgeting, portfolio theory, cost of capital, and international finance.


FREN3080E (3 hours).

Topics in French Culture and Civilization

Overview of selected major movements and periods in French culture, history, society, and artistic and intellectual development as seen in French art, the press, cinema, and literary and historical texts. Given in French.


GEOG3630E (3 hours).

Introduction to Urban Geography

Theories of inter- and interurban locations. Procedures in geographical analysis of agglomerated settlements, including demographic, economic, and social attributes.


GEOG8111E (3 hours).

Integrative Conservation Internship

Supervised work experience in conservation organizations or government agencies. Students will be exposed to the day-to-day management of conservation programs and projects, including budgeting, personnel and risk management, and long-range planning.


GRMN2001E (3 hours).

Intermediate German I

Topic-oriented course focusing on contemporary German culture and society. Comprehensive review of German grammar, vocabulary building, practice in speaking, reading, writing, and listening.


GRNT3000E (3 hours).

Aspects of Aging

Provides an overview of aging from the biological, psychological, social, and economic perspectives. We will discuss the factors involved in adjustments to the aging process and will cover topics including retirement, family, death and bereavement, finances, sexuality, and health. Students will critically examine their own perceptions on aging.


HDFS2000E (1 hours).

Introduction to Family and Consumer Sciences

The specialties and professions comprising the fields in family and consumer sciences. Systems perspective is emphasized in examining quality of life issues. Discussions include the personal, professional, and technical elements involved in career development.


HDFS3700E (3 hours).

Adolescence and Young Adult Survey

Adolescent and young adult development in the context of families. Special attention is given to the transactional nature of adolescent/young adult and family development, with application of theory and research to understanding problems associated with adolescence and early adulthood.


HDFS3930E (3 hours).

Development of Interpersonal Relationships

Developmental approach to close relationships. Includes processes of attraction, interdependence, love, commitment, and conflict. A variety of close relationships is explored in various contexts, including friendships, romance, and family relationships.


HDFS4610E (3 hours).

The Family

Family study utilizing data from the fields of anthropology, individual and social psychology, history, sociology, economics, and psychiatry.


HORT3440E (3 hours).

Herbs, Spices, and Medicinal Plants

Historical and contemporary significance of herbs, spices, and medicinal plants in human culture and commerce; chemical and biological characteristics; commercial production techniques; application in modern and traditional medical systems.


HPAM3600E (3 hours).

Introduction to Health Policy

This introductory survey of health policy issues will include the organization of the health system, health care financing, the policy process in the United States, laws and ethics related to health policy and management, the essential features of policy analysis, and public health communication.


HPAM4100E (3 hours).

The Age of Human and Social Capital

An overview of the philosophies, attitudes, and approaches used in the field of human services. Introspective analysis and current event evaluation will highlight a recognized need for social capital to leverage individual human capital for the greater good, especially in public health and health management.


HPAM4300E (3 hours).

Introduction to Health Care Administration

An introduction to the concepts found in health care administration. Attention will be given to the problems and issues with performing basic managerial functions. In addition, emphasis will be placed upon analyzing administrative tools and techniques important to fulfilling these managerial functions in health care environments.


HPRB7010E (3 hours).

Social and Behavioral Foundations in Public Health

Examination of the conceptual and methodological approaches that social and behavioral science contribute to public health research and practice.


ICON8111E (3 hours).

Integrative Conservation Internship

Supervised work experience in conservation organizations or government agencies. Students will be exposed to the day-to-day management of conservation programs and projects, including budgeting, personnel and risk management, and long-range planning.


ITAL2002E (3 hours).

Intermediate Italian

A continuation of Intermediate Italian. Emphasis on strengthening the students' speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills at the intermediate level. Conversation, compositions, reading of texts, and grammar review.


JRLC5990E (3 hours).

Seminar in Journalism and Mass Communication

Designed to synthesize and integrate many of the theoretical and practical approaches of the study of mass communication. Through a variable topics seminar, student will be given the opportunity to analyze processes and effects of mass communication and to acquire specialized knowledge of specific mass media modes of presentation and production.


JURI5965E (1 hours).

Summer Externship

The Summer Externship supports students working in governmental, judicial, and private non-profit placements through a focused program of reading, reflection, and professional development.


KINS3115E (3 hours).

Structural Kinesiology

Structure and function of the human musculoskeletal system. Emphasis will be placed on clinical understanding of basic human musculoskeletal anatomy and its implications for joint and body movement.


KINS5930E (3 hours).

Research Literature in Sport Coaching and Coaching Education

Review and analysis of the research literature related to coaching and coach education.


KINS7930E (3 hours).

Research Literature in Sport Coaching and Coaching Education

Review and analysis of the research literature related to coaching and coach education.


LEGL2700E (3 hours).

Legal and Regulatory Environment of Business

The legal and regulatory environment of business, emphasizing why legal duties are placed on the business community and how managers should appropriately respond to them. Covers legal institutions, constitutional law, common law, and public law.


LING2100E (3 hours).

The Study of Language

The scientific study of language, emphasizing such topics as the organization of grammar, language in space and time, and the relationship between the study of language and other disciplines.


LLED4010E (3 hours).

The Teaching of Reading

A broad overiew of methods for teaching beginning reading to Pre-K children through adults.


LLED5040E (3 hours).

Language and Culture in the Classroom

Exploration of topics on the relationship between language and culture and on pedagogical principles of multicultural education.


LLED5630E (3 hours).

ESOL, Grades P-12

Foundations of second language learning, curriculum and materials design, and methods of teaching non-native speakers of English in grades P-12. This course provides an introduction to curricula, methods and materials in P-12 classrooms. Students will gain first-hand experience tutoring and observing English-language learners in Georgia schools.


LLED5730E/7730E (3 hours).

First and Second Language Acquisition and Development

Native and second language acquisition processes, with attention to regional, social, and functional variation in language and contrasts between English and other selected languages.


LLED6010E (3 hours).

Survey of Reading Instruction Pre-K through Grade 12

An overview of the methods of teaching reading. This is a reading endorsement course. Attendance at on-campus course orientation is a requirement.


LLED6060E (3 hours).

Content Area Literacies

Theory and instructional strategies for enhancing reading, writing, speaking, and listening across various subjects in the school curriculum for grades 4-12. This is a reading endorsement course for middle school teachers.


LLED6410E (3 hours).

Adolescent Literature

An opportunity to read, analyze, compare, and contrast a wide range of literature intended for adolescent readers.


LLED6420E (3 hours).

Literacy Development and Instruction in Early Childhood

Emergent literacy development of preschool through grade three children; theory and research relevant to instructional approaches and practice. This is a reading endorsement course for elementary teachers. Attendance at on-campus course orientation is a requirement.


LLED7040E (3 hours).

Language and Culture in the Classroom

Exploration of topics on the relationship between language and culture and on pedagogical principles of multicultural education.


LLED7630E (3 hours).

ESOL, Grades P-12

Foundations of second language learning, curriculum and materials design, and methods of teaching non-native speakers of English in grades P-12. This course provides an introduction to curricula, methods and materials in P-12 classrooms. Students will gain first-hand experience tutoring and observing English-language learners in Georgia schools.


LLED7940E (3 hours).

Electronic Assessment in Literacy Classrooms

Explores why and how to effectively use print-based and technological approaches to integrating electronic portfolio assessment into the literacy K-12 curriculum.


MARK3000E (3 hours).

Principles of Marketing

Examination of the ways organizations satisfy consumer and organizational needs and wants for products and services. Emphasis is placed on how the elements of the marketing mix are used to provide customer satisfaction in the marketing of goods and services, both domestically and internationally.


MARK4100E (3 hours).

Consumer Buyer Behavior

An overview of what marketers need to know about consumers and how this knowledge is used to satisfy consumer needs. Consumer behavior concepts, processes, and models that help explain differences in consumption behavior and choice are discussed. Concepts from marketing, economics, and basic behavioral sciences are introduced.


MATH1113E (3 hours).

Precalculus

Preparation for calculus, including an intensive study of algebraic, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions and their graphs. Applications include simple maximum/minimum problems, exponential growth and decay, and surveying problems.


MATH2250E (4 hours).

Calculus I for Science and Engineering

Limits, derivatives, differentiation of algebraic and transcendental functions; linear approximation, curve sketching, optimization, indeterminate forms. The integral, Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, areas. Emphasis on science and engineering applications.


MGMT3000E (3 hours).

Principles of Management

Management functions and processes as applied to organizations and to individuals in organizations. Topics to be covered include strategy, job and organization design, ethics and social responsibility, diversity, global influences, leadership, motivation, human resource management, and organizational change. Other emerging managerial issues may be introduced.


MIBO3500E (3 hours).

Introductory Microbiology

Microorganisms, with special emphasis on bacteria, their structure, function, diversity, and importance to man.


MIST2090E (3 hours).

Introduction to Information Systems in Business

Computer concepts and information technology in business, including hardware and software concepts, fundamentals of information systems, telecommunications, and business-related software packages.


MIST7520E (3 hours).

Project Management

Fundamentals and practical aspects of project management, especially with regard to managing software development in an e-commerce environment.


MIST7570E (3 hours).

Internet Programming I

Introduction to Java Web applications using servlets and JavaServer pages (JSP). Basic servlet programming, accessing form data, database access using JDBC, Java Standard Tag Library (JSTL), security, and authentication. Deployment and administration of an application server such as Apache Tomcat. Use of an IDE to develop and deploy applications.


MSIT3000E (3 hours).

Statistical Analysis for Business I

Application of statistics to business. Descriptive statistics, sampling procedures, random variables, sampling distributions of the means and proportions, estimation and inference, simple linear regression, an introduction to multiple regression, and categorical data models are emphasized. A current statistical software package for microcomputers is utilized to analyze business data.


MUSI2020E (3 hours).

Introduction to Music

The art of music listening involving study of the evolution of a wide range of musical styles from both western and non-Western traditions. The course's approach is substantially chronological, with elements of music also being covered.


MUSI2040E (3 hours).

History of Popular Music

Rotating subjects in popular music, drawing upon a wide variety of influences and ethnicities. Course content will be drawn from such topics as jazz, Hispanic styles and influences, folksong, and American musical theatre.


NMIX4110E (3 hours).

New Media Production

Hands on instruction in the use of new media technologies. Upon completion of this course, students will have a working knowledge of how to use new media technology and how to create communication messages with new media technology.


PBIO2500E (3 hours).

Natural History of Georgia Plants

A course for non-majors, examining variation in vegetation among Georgia’s physiographic provinces. Emphasis on conservation issues, including coverage of invasive and exotic species, and climate change. Course will incorporate guest lectures by outside experts and will include virtual “walk- throughs” that emulate a hike.


PEDB1950E (1 hours).

Fitness for Life Walking

Development of skills and strategy in fitness for life walking.


PHAR6020E (3 hours).

Food and Drug Law

Overview of laws and regulations governing development, manufacturing, and commercial distribution of drugs, biologic and medical device products and how they relate to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industry. Domestic and international regulatory requirements and various regulatory agencies and their jurisdiction.


PHAR6210E (3 hours).

Project Management in Clinical Trials

Concepts, practicalities, and realities of project management. Practical guidance from trial set-up to delivering targets, the problems of performing clinical trials and how to deal with project teams, deadlines, budgets, and resources.


PHAR6950E (3 hours).

Masters Seminar in Regulatory Affairs

In-depth topical exploration in regulatory science requiring the student to demonstrate expertise in a defined area of regulatory affairs, perform analytical techniques, and demonstrate decision-making used in practice to assure compliance with substantive BioPharma regulations.


PHAR7100E (3 hours).

Biostatistical Applications for the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Industries

Biostatistical issues regarding the introduction and regulatory agency (FDA) approval of new drugs, biologics, medical devices, and combination products, and their postmarket surveillance are considered. Data quality assurance, experimental design, clinical trials, power and sample size determination, uncertainty assessment, regression, survival analysis, and variable and model selection are considered.


POLS1101E (3 hours).

American Government

Government and politics in the United States, including the philosophical and constitutional foundations, political institutions such as Congress and the presidency, political practices such as voting, and civil rights and liberties.


POUL1010E (3 hours).

Birds in Our Lives

A survey of the care, health and breeding management of parrots, pigeons, game birds, falcons, and other exotic birds.


PSYC2150E (3 hours).

Understanding Cultural Diversity

Cross-cultural psychology, including an examination of issues such as conformity, leadership, and attributional style as they vary across different cultures, with consideration of their implications for the emerging world.


PSYC3260E (3 hours).

Human Sexuality

Research in human sexual behavior. Emphasis is given to empirical findings and current personal and social implications. Topics include variations in sexual behavior, deviance, social patterns, assessment, and treatment.


PSYC4220E (3 hours).

Developmental Psychology

Research and theory on the psychological development of the maturing human, including social/emotional and cognitive development.


QUAL8530E (1 hours).

Case Study Research

Case study as a research design. Topics are types of case studies, defining the case, site and sample selection, data collection methods, within-case and cross-case analysis, and writing case reports.


REAL4000E (3 hours).

Real Estate

Real estate law, markets, valuation, and finance. Designed for non-real estate majors as well as a basis for more advanced courses.


RELI1001E (3 hours).

Introduction to Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and background religions, such as those of Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, and Rome.


SOCI4610E (3 hours).

The Family

Family study utilizing data from the fields of anthropology, individual, ans social psychology, history, sociology, economics, and psychiatry.


SPAN1001E (4 hours).

Elementary Spanish I

Open only to students who have had fewer than two years of high school Spanish. Emphasis on conversational Spanish. Development of listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Fundamentals of Spanish grammar and pronunciation. Introduction to Spanish-speaking cultures. Work in the language laboratory. Given in Spanish.


SPAN1002E (4 hours).

Elementary Spanish

A continuation of Elementary Spanish. Emphasis on conversational Spanish. Development of listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Fundamentals of Spanish grammar and pronunciation. Study of Spanish-speaking cultures. Work in the language laboratory. Given in Spanish.


SPAN1110E (4 hours).

Accelerated Elementary Spanish

Accelerated course reviewing basic principles of the Spanish language for students with some background of high school Spanish. Given in Spanish.


SPAN2001E (3 hours).

Intermediate Spanish

Content-based review of Spanish grammar and systematic vocabulary and skill development. Integration of language, culture, and literature. Given in Spanish.


SPAN2002E (3 hours).

Intermediate Spanish

A continuation of Intermediate Spanish. Context-based review of Spanish grammar and systematic vocabulary and skill development. Integration of language, culture, and literature. Given in Spanish.


SPAN3030E (3 hours).

Introduction to Literature

Critical reading and interpretation of Spanish and Spanish-American literature through the study of representative texts in the various genres. Basic vocabulary and techniques of literary analysis and criticism. Given in Spanish.


SPED2000E (3 hours).

Survey of Special Education

Individuals with special needs, including possible impact, causes, and characteristics of specific needs across life spans and cultural diversity. Topics include legal requirements, ethical implications, education strategies, collaboration between regular and special educators, inclusion, family involvement, and current issues relating to individuals with special needs.


SPED3050E (3 hours).

Classroom and Behavior Management for Individuals with Disabilities

Classroom and behavior management program design based on the principles and procedures of applied behavior analysis. Emphasis is on proactive strategies that promote learning and prosocial behavior.


TELE5990E (3 hours).

Seminar in Media Arts

A seminar designed to synthesize and integrate many of the theoretical and practical approaches of the study of mass communication, giving opportunity through a variable topics seminar to analyze processes and effects of mass communication and to acquire specialized knowledge of specific mass media modes of presentation and production.


THEA3020E (3 hours).

Basic Drama Writing

The principles and process of dramatic writing.


TXMI2000E (1 hours).

Introduction to Family and Consumer Sciences

The specialties and professions comprising the fields in family and consumer sciences. Systems perspective is emphasized in examining quality of life issues. Discussions include the personal, professional, and technical elements involved in career development.


TXMI4290E (3 hours).

History of Dress and Fashion: Nineteenth Century to the Present

Interrelationship of costume and social, cultural, political, and economic environments from the nineteenth century to present day.


WFED7560E (3 hours).

Diversity in Workforce Education and Work

Current issues relevant to students from economically disadvantaged and/or culturally diverse backgrounds. Characteristics of individuals deemed at-risk of school failure, relationship of poverty and cultural diversity, applicable legislation, and educational and societal responsibilities.


WFED9030E (3 hours).

Philosophy of Education and Work

Review of historical and contemporary educational philosophies in light of their impact on the structure and practice of education and work. Discussion of personal, professional philosophy statements that address the interaction of philosophy and practice in education and work, including six philosophical camps, classical philosophers, contemporary issues such as economy and labor, and globalization issues. Identification of educational philosophies that underlie various views about education and work.


WMST1110E (3 hours).

Multicultural Perspectives on Women in the United States

Experiences of women in selected racial and ethnic communities: Latinas/Chicanas, African Americans, Native Americans, Asian Americans, and other women in contemporary United States.

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Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

FDST7007E. (1 hours)
Directed Project in Food Science
Supervised advanced analysis of literature of an applied topic in food science.

FDST7020E. (3 hours)
Integration of Multidisciplinary Topics in Foods
Role of food processing on physico-chemical and functional properties and safety of foods and ingredients. Course will integrate the multi-disciplinary role of processing methods, control of microbial activity and chemical reactions affecting shelf life, and quality of foods.

HORT3440E. (3 hours)
Herbs, Spices, and Medicinal Plants
Historical and contemporary significance of herbs, spices, and medicinal plants in human culture and commerce; chemical and biological characteristics; commercial production techniques; application in modern and traditional medical systems.

POUL1010E. (3 hours)
Birds in Our Lives
A survey of the care, health and breeding management of parrots, pigeons, game birds, falcons, and other exotic birds.
 

Arts & Sciences

ASTR1420E. (3 hours)
Life in the Universe
The astronomical, chemical and physical conditions for extraterrestrial life. The origins of terrestrial life. Search for extraterrestrial life and extraterrestrial intelligence. Strategies for communication with extraterrestrial intelligence.

BIOL1103E. (3 hours)
Basic Concepts in Biology
Science as a process, evolution, energy transfer, genetic continuity, complementarity of structure and function, regulation and homeostasis, interdependence in nature. Topics include chemistry of life, cells, cellular energetics, heredity, molecular genetics, growth and development, evolutionary biology, principles of ecology.

ANTH8000E. (1 hours)
Special Topics in Anthropology
Intensive study on an individual basis in the field of the graduate student's major interest.

ANTH8111E. (3 hours)
Integrative Conservation Internship
Supervised work experience in conservation organizations or government agencies. Students will be exposed to the day-to-day management of conservation programs and projects, including budgeting, personnel and risk management, and long-range planning.

BIOL1107E. (3 hours)
Principles of Biology I
Biological chemistry, cell structure and function, bioenergetics, mitosis and meiosis, genetics, gene expression and regulation, gene technology, population genetics, evolution.

CLAS1030E. (3 hours)
Medical Terminology
Medical terminology derived from Greek and Latin, concentrating on the meanings of the components of medical terms and the principles that govern their arrangement, with some attention to the history of ancient medicine.

COMM1500E. (3 hours)
Introduction to Interpersonal Communication
Communication as it occurs in two-person and small group settings. Primary concern is given to understanding how an individual can use verbal and nonverbal communication to improve relationships and derive maximum social rewards.

COMM2200E. (3 hours)
Rhetoric and Society
The course will survey the various roles played by rhetoric in human communities. A variety of cases and theories will be employed to illuminate the operations of rhetoric in a variety of contexts and applications.

ENGL1102E. (3 hours)
English Composition II
Themes on fiction, poetry, and drama.

ENGL2310E. (3 hours)
English Literature from the Beginnings to 1700
Writers typically include the Beowulf poet, Gawain poet, Chaucer, Spenser, Sidney, Marlowe, Donne, Jonson, Shakespeare, and Milton.

ENGL4330E. (3 hours)
Shakespeare II: Special Topics
Special topics related to Shakespeare.

ENGL4490E. (3 hours)
Topics in Eighteenth Century Literature
A special topic not otherwise offered in the English curriculum. Topics and instructors vary from semester to semester.

ENGL4880E. (3 hours)
Topics in African American Literature
Selected topics in African American literature such as African American autobiography, Harlem Renaissance, Gwendolyn Brooks and Richard Wright, and Black American literature and aesthetics.

ENGL6490E. (3 hours)
Topics in Eighteenth Century Literature
A special topic not otherwise offered in the English curriculum. Topics and instructors vary from semester to semester.

FREN3080E. (3 hours)
Topics in French Culture and Civilization
Overview of selected major movements and periods in French culture, history, society, and artistic and intellectual development as seen in French art, the press, cinema, and literary and historical texts. Given in French.

GEOG3630E. (3 hours)
Introduction to Urban Geography
Theories of inter- and interurban locations. Procedures in geographical analysis of agglomerated settlements, including demographic, economic, and social attributes.

GEOG8111E. (3 hours)
Integrative Conservation Internship
Supervised work experience in conservation organizations or government agencies. Students will be exposed to the day-to-day management of conservation programs and projects, including budgeting, personnel and risk management, and long-range planning.

GRMN2001E. (3 hours)
Intermediate German I
Topic-oriented course focusing on contemporary German culture and society. Comprehensive review of German grammar, vocabulary building, practice in speaking, reading, writing, and listening.

ICON8111E. (3 hours)
Integrative Conservation Internship
Supervised work experience in conservation organizations or government agencies. Students will be exposed to the day-to-day management of conservation programs and projects, including budgeting, personnel and risk management, and long-range planning.

ITAL2002E. (3 hours)
Intermediate Italian
A continuation of Intermediate Italian. Emphasis on strengthening the students' speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills at the intermediate level. Conversation, compositions, reading of texts, and grammar review.

LING2100E. (3 hours)
The Study of Language
The scientific study of language, emphasizing such topics as the organization of grammar, language in space and time, and the relationship between the study of language and other disciplines.

MATH1113E. (3 hours)
Precalculus
Preparation for calculus, including an intensive study of algebraic, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions and their graphs. Applications include simple maximum/minimum problems, exponential growth and decay, and surveying problems.

MATH2250E. (4 hours)
Calculus I for Science and Engineering
Limits, derivatives, differentiation of algebraic and transcendental functions; linear approximation, curve sketching, optimization, indeterminate forms. The integral, Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, areas. Emphasis on science and engineering applications.

MIBO3500E. (3 hours)
Introductory Microbiology
Microorganisms, with special emphasis on bacteria, their structure, function, diversity, and importance to man.

MUSI2020E. (3 hours)
Introduction to Music
The art of music listening involving study of the evolution of a wide range of musical styles from both western and non-Western traditions. The course's approach is substantially chronological, with elements of music also being covered.

MUSI2040E. (3 hours)
History of Popular Music
Rotating subjects in popular music, drawing upon a wide variety of influences and ethnicities. Course content will be drawn from such topics as jazz, Hispanic styles and influences, folksong, and American musical theatre.

PBIO2500E. (3 hours)
Natural History of Georgia Plants
A course for non-majors, examining variation in vegetation among Georgia’s physiographic provinces. Emphasis on conservation issues, including coverage of invasive and exotic species, and climate change. Course will incorporate guest lectures by outside experts and will include virtual “walk- throughs” that emulate a hike.

PSYC2150E. (3 hours)
Understanding Cultural Diversity
Cross-cultural psychology, including an examination of issues such as conformity, leadership, and attributional style as they vary across different cultures, with consideration of their implications for the emerging world.

PSYC3260E. (3 hours)
Human Sexuality
Research in human sexual behavior. Emphasis is given to empirical findings and current personal and social implications. Topics include variations in sexual behavior, deviance, social patterns, assessment, and treatment.

PSYC4220E. (3 hours)
Developmental Psychology
Research and theory on the psychological development of the maturing human, including social/emotional and cognitive development.

RELI1001E. (3 hours)
Introduction to Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and background religions, such as those of Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, and Rome.

SOCI4610E. (3 hours)
The Family
Family study utilizing data from the fields of anthropology, individual, ans social psychology, history, sociology, economics, and psychiatry.

SPAN1001E. (4 hours)
Elementary Spanish I
Open only to students who have had fewer than two years of high school Spanish. Emphasis on conversational Spanish. Development of listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Fundamentals of Spanish grammar and pronunciation. Introduction to Spanish-speaking cultures. Work in the language laboratory. Given in Spanish.

SPAN1002E. (4 hours)
Elementary Spanish
A continuation of Elementary Spanish. Emphasis on conversational Spanish. Development of listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Fundamentals of Spanish grammar and pronunciation. Study of Spanish-speaking cultures. Work in the language laboratory. Given in Spanish.

SPAN1110E. (4 hours)
Accelerated Elementary Spanish
Accelerated course reviewing basic principles of the Spanish language for students with some background of high school Spanish. Given in Spanish.

SPAN2001E. (3 hours)
Intermediate Spanish
Content-based review of Spanish grammar and systematic vocabulary and skill development. Integration of language, culture, and literature. Given in Spanish.

SPAN2002E. (3 hours)
Intermediate Spanish
A continuation of Intermediate Spanish. Context-based review of Spanish grammar and systematic vocabulary and skill development. Integration of language, culture, and literature. Given in Spanish.

SPAN3030E. (3 hours)
Introduction to Literature
Critical reading and interpretation of Spanish and Spanish-American literature through the study of representative texts in the various genres. Basic vocabulary and techniques of literary analysis and criticism. Given in Spanish.

THEA3020E. (3 hours)
Basic Drama Writing
The principles and process of dramatic writing.

WMST1110E. (3 hours)
Multicultural Perspectives on Women in the United States
Experiences of women in selected racial and ethnic communities: Latinas/Chicanas, African Americans, Native Americans, Asian Americans, and other women in contemporary United States.
 

Business

ACCT2101E. (3 hours)
Principles of Accounting I
Basic accounting systems, concepts, and principles. The primary goals of this course are to develop an understanding of the accounting process and to summarize and communicate information useful in making economic decisions.

ACCT2102E. (3 hours)
Principles of Accounting II
Basic managerial accounting systems, concepts, and principles. The analysis, interpretation, and reporting of cost data for management's decision making needs. Cost-volume-profit analysis, budgeting, and performance reporting are discussed as they relate to other business disciplines.

ECON2105E. (3 hours)
Principles of Macroeconomics
Explanations of economic growth and the business cycle, aimed at shedding light on economy-wide problems such as inflation and unemployment, with special attention to the role played by monetary and fiscal policies.

ECON2106E. (3 hours)
Principles of Microeconomics
Laws governing the use of scarce resources by producers and consumers in market economies, with emphasis on the role played by prices. The consequences of government involvement in the economy are studied, with examples taken from current policy issues.

ECON2200E. (3 hours)
Economic Development of the United States
The United States' growth and transformation into an industrialized nation, exploring the contributions of diverse cultural groups. The rise of the corporation, slavery, government regulation, banking, transportation, the economic role of women and minorities, the Great Depression, and rapid post-World War II growth.

ECON4040E. (3 hours)
The International Business Environment
Trade, macroeconomic policy, and financial-market issues and theories of relevance to multi-national firms, with applications to recent events.

FINA3000E. (3 hours)
Financial Management
The basic concepts and analytical tools of finance in both corporate finance and investments. Topics include risk and return, financial institutions, efficient markets, valuation theory, capital budgeting, portfolio theory, cost of capital, and international finance.

LEGL2700E. (3 hours)
Legal and Regulatory Environment of Business
The legal and regulatory environment of business, emphasizing why legal duties are placed on the business community and how managers should appropriately respond to them. Covers legal institutions, constitutional law, common law, and public law.

MARK3000E. (3 hours)
Principles of Marketing
Examination of the ways organizations satisfy consumer and organizational needs and wants for products and services. Emphasis is placed on how the elements of the marketing mix are used to provide customer satisfaction in the marketing of goods and services, both domestically and internationally.

MARK4100E. (3 hours)
Consumer Buyer Behavior
An overview of what marketers need to know about consumers and how this knowledge is used to satisfy consumer needs. Consumer behavior concepts, processes, and models that help explain differences in consumption behavior and choice are discussed. Concepts from marketing, economics, and basic behavioral sciences are introduced.

MGMT3000E. (3 hours)
Principles of Management
Management functions and processes as applied to organizations and to individuals in organizations. Topics to be covered include strategy, job and organization design, ethics and social responsibility, diversity, global influences, leadership, motivation, human resource management, and organizational change. Other emerging managerial issues may be introduced.

MIST2090E. (3 hours)
Introduction to Information Systems in Business
Computer concepts and information technology in business, including hardware and software concepts, fundamentals of information systems, telecommunications, and business-related software packages.

MIST7520E. (3 hours)
Project Management
Fundamentals and practical aspects of project management, especially with regard to managing software development in an e-commerce environment.

MIST7570E. (3 hours)
Internet Programming I
Introduction to Java Web applications using servlets and JavaServer pages (JSP). Basic servlet programming, accessing form data, database access using JDBC, Java Standard Tag Library (JSTL), security, and authentication. Deployment and administration of an application server such as Apache Tomcat. Use of an IDE to develop and deploy applications.

MSIT3000E. (3 hours)
Statistical Analysis for Business I
Application of statistics to business. Descriptive statistics, sampling procedures, random variables, sampling distributions of the means and proportions, estimation and inference, simple linear regression, an introduction to multiple regression, and categorical data models are emphasized. A current statistical software package for microcomputers is utilized to analyze business data.

REAL4000E. (3 hours)
Real Estate
Real estate law, markets, valuation, and finance. Designed for non-real estate majors as well as a basis for more advanced courses.
 

Education

EDUC2110E. (3 hours)
Investigating Critical and Contemporary Issues in Education
Observations and analyses of critical educational issues influencing the social and political contexts of educational settings in Georgia and the United States. Students examine the teaching profession, the meaning of education and schooling in a diverse culture, and the moral and ethical responsibilities of teaching.

EDUC2120E. (3 hours)
Exploring Socio-Cultural Perspectives on Diversity
The fundamental knowledge of understanding culture and teaching children from diverse backgrounds. Examination of the nature and function of culture, development of individual and group cultural identity, definitions and implications of diversity, and the influences of culture on learning, development, and pedagogy. This course has a required field experience component.

ALDR3820E. (3 hours)
Reflections on Fighting Hunger
Exploration of world hunger using an interdisciplinary approach. Analysis of natural resource-related, political, and cultural causes of hunger; its health and socioeconomic effects; and current proposed solutions, with an emphasis on education. Group discussions will be emphasized in this course.

ALDR4710E. (3 hours)
International Agricultural Development
Analysis of international development programs, stressing the developing world's perspective. Study of issues affecting international cooperation, agricultural development and sustainability, technology transfer, and extension education.

ALDR4800E. (3 hours)
Grantseeking
Funding proposal development for foundation and government agencies. Conceptualizing innovative projects that address societal needs, identifying funding sources, and developing proposals that follow agency guidelines, including a literature review, need for the project, approach, timeline, and budget.

ALDR6800E. (3 hours)
Grantseeking
Funding proposal development for foundation and government agencies. Conceptualizing innovative projects that address societal needs, identifying funding sources, and developing proposals that follow agency guidelines, including a literature review, need for the project, approach, timeline, and budget.

ALDR7020E. (3 hours)
Program Evaluation
Identifying and selecting evaluation models, planning an evaluation, collecting and analyzing evaluation data using various qualitative and quantitative methods relating evaluation to program change for agricultural and extension educational programs.

ALDR7100E. (3 hours)
Directed Study in Agricultural Leadership
Students gain experience in leadership roles in agricultural organizations, businesses, and/or institutions by working with current leaders in a learning laboratory situation.

ALDR7110E. (3 hours)
Special Problems in Agricultural Leadership
Specialized problems and training appropriate to the needs of the individual associated with agricultural organizations. Businesses and institutions will be studied to develop greater facility in the application of specific agricultural subject matter and leadership techniques.

ALDR8030E. (3 hours)
Diffusion of Innovations
Students will develop a better understanding of the factors that influence changes in social systems. Students will analyze several examples of diffusion and determine how each represents the theory base supporting the process of diffusion.

CMSD4810E. (3 hours)
American Sign Language I
Multicultural course introducing basics of American Sign Language (ASL) and people who use it. Explores historical markers in development of ASL and deaf culture values. Examines attitudes and dispels misconceptions. Emphasizes interpersonal communication through language functions in interactive contexts.

CMSD4820E. (3 hours)
American Sign Language II
Continuation of development of skills in ASL with emphasis on advanced comprehension and expression, increased exposure to more complex grammatical structures, further study of deaf folklore, and cultural aspects of language use.

EADU6000E. (1 hours)
Directed Study in Adult Education
Specialized training appropriate to the needs of the individual. The student's project may involve intensive library investigation or the collection and analysis of original data pertinent to a given problem.

EADU7650E. (3 hours)
Capstone Course in Adult Education and Human Resource and Organization Development
A summative capstone course that integrates adult education and/or human resource and organization development theory and practice in an applied project and portfolio that is significantly related to the student's professional goals. Focus is on critical reflection on practice.

EADU8050E. (3 hours)
Multicultural Issues in Adult Education
Cultural (racial, ethnic, linguistic) diversity in the adult educational context. Topics include cultural self-awareness, demographic changes and projections, problems/issues in inter- cultural educational settings, theoretical perspectives of multicultural adult education, practical problems and related strategies in handling diversity in adult education settings.

EADU8610E. (3 hours)
Advanced Topics in Adult Education
Selected topics and issues in practice, research, and theory of adult education.

EADU8620E. (3 hours)
Adult and Continuing Education Administration
Principles and practices of leading and managing institutions or organizational units that serve adult learners. This will include classic and contemporary theory and research on the management functions of leading, planning, budgeting, staffing, as well as marketing and institutional effectiveness specific to such units.

EADU9700E. (1 hours)
Internship in Adult Education
Supervised internship experience in an adult education setting.

EADU9750E. (3 hours)
Reflective Practice Seminar
Past or current work experiences in adult education used as a basis for systematic reflection on practice.

EADU9800E. (1 hours)
Practicum in Adult Education
Graduate study projects in special topics not available in scheduled courses. Projects include research and field experiences.

ECHD8030E. (3 hours)
Psychodiagnosis
Key concepts of mental health and illness with an emphasis on examining major issues in psychiatric diagnosis, including gender, racial/ethnic, and cultural factors. Students will become familiar with the DSM classification system and achieve proficiency in making diagnoses.

EDAP7040E. (3 hours)
School Law
Legal principles applied to educational institutions, including federal and state constitutional provisions, legislation, administrative regulations, and case law.

EDAP7070E. (3 hours)
Curriculum Development and Evaluation
Principles of curriculum development and evaluation for the improvement of the life and program of schools.

EDAP7701E. (3 hours)
Teacher Leadership Residency
A performance and field-based practica allowing students to apply principles of teacher leadership in PK-12 school settings.

EDAP8000E. (1 hours)
Special Problems in Educational Administration and Policy
Projects are designed to provide specialized training appropriate to the needs of the individual. The project may involve intensive library investigation or the collection and analysis of original data pertinent to a given problem.

EDAP9170E. (3 hours)
Seminar in School Law
Advanced study of school law, current issues in school law, and other specific areas of law mutually agreed upon by the student and the professor.

EDIT2000E. (3 hours)
Introduction to Computers for Teachers
The computer and its educational applications for preservice teachers. Computer-based education in the areas of instruction, text and data processing, multimedia, and telecommunications. Emphasis on integrating computer tools into class instruction.

EDIT5500E. (3 hours)
Technology-Enhanced Classroom Environments
Design and creation of technology-enhanced classroom environments. Examines role of current and emerging technologies in the classroom.

EDIT6150E. (3 hours)
Introduction to Computer-Based Education
The computer, modern technology, and its educational applications. Computer-based education in the areas of instruction, technology integration, multimedia, and new designs for teaching and learning. Philosophical perspectives on the role of modern technology in education.

EDIT6190E. (3 hours)
Design and Development Tools
Students learn a variety of tools appropriate for computer- based development. These include graphics, media, and software development tools. Students are required to write a contract for the specific tools to be learned.

EDIT6320E. (3 hours)
Information Technology
Effective utilization, integration, and management of technology tools within the curriculum, with emphasis on planning, needs assessment, and organizational structure.

EDIT6380E. (3 hours)
Cataloging for Automated School Media Centers
This course prepares media specialists for cataloging materials in machine-readable (MARC) record format for automated catalogs. The student learns to use the Dewey Decimal Classification System for classifying all types of materials, the Sears subject headings for categorizing materials, and MARC software for creating records in machine-readable (MARC) format.

EDIT6400E. (3 hours)
Emerging Approaches in Teaching, Learning, and Technology
Teaching, learning, and performing, and the ways technological environments can be designed to support these approaches. Describes the theoretical and research foundations of these approaches, and demonstrates varied uses of technology.

EDIT6500E. (3 hours)
Educational Video Production
Design, production, and use of digital video. Laboratory experiences with studio and portable cameras; editing and other equipment suitable for educational use.

EDIT6600E. (3 hours)
Multicultural Perspectives on Technology
Investigation of the policies, motivations, and beliefs surrounding the use of technology in educational systems around the globe. Students will learn to recognize, analyze, and benefit from different perspectives on the use and meaning of technology in educational contexts.

EDIT6900E. (3 hours)
Research Methods in Instructional Technology
Locating and interpreting information from published reports, planning and conducting research and evaluation studies, and using research and evaluation procedures to explore questions related to instructional technology.

EDIT7550E. (3 hours)
Management of Instructional Technology Projects
Planning, organizing, supervision, and evaluation of technology- based education and training projects and support services in a variety of settings.

EDIT8350E. (3 hours)
Instructional Product Evaluation
Planning, conducting, analyzing, and reporting systematic evaluations of instructional products such as computer-based training, interactive multimedia, and distance learning.

EDMS7030E. (3 hours)
The Middle School
Research supporting the concept of a separate organization and program for youngsters ten to fourteen years of age, types of curricular plans for the middle school, aspects of teaching in the middle school, and the organization and staff of the middle school.

EDMS7080E. (3 hours)
Curriculum Planning for the Middle School
Curriculum development based on the unique nature of the middle school learner and content appropriate to physical, intellectual, and emotional development.

EPSY7060E. (3 hours)
Assessment of Gifted Children and Youth
Measurement of intellectual and creative abilities for identification and evaluation, with a focus on administering and scoring the Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking; assessment of abilities in special populations of the gifted.

EPSY7110E. (3 hours)
Characteristics of Gifted Children and Youth
Psychological characteristics of gifted children and youth, including studies of the lives of eminent persons, empirical studies of gifted children and youth today, and models for identifying gifted children.

EPSY7160E. (3 hours)
Nurturing Independent Learners
Selected issues in applied cognition and/or development of particular interest to educational practitioners in a seminar setting. Examples include uses of cooperative grouping, multicultural issues in cognition and learning, teaching metacognitive strategies, and techniques for motivating students.

EPSY7260E. (3 hours)
Supporting the Social and Emotional Development of Gifted Students
Examination of research, theory, and practices related to the social and emotional development of gifted students. Design of instructional strategies, methods, and guidance models for addressing the social and emotional issues in the lives of gifted and talented students.

EPSY8160E. (3 hours)
Special Topics in Educational Psychology
Selected topics in applied cognition and development, gifted and creative education, research methods and measurement, or school psychology.

EPSY8650E. (3 hours)
Applied Education Specialist Project in Educational Psychology
Functional study of a topic or problem in applied cognition and development, gifted or creative education, research methods and measurement, or school psychology.

ERSH6300E. (3 hours)
Applied Statistical Methods in Education
Techniques for describing and summarizing data for educational research studies. Applications of the standard normal distribution and the use and interpretation of standard scores. Inferential statistics for one and two population studies including means, proportions, and correlations.

ERSH7500E. (3 hours)
Action Research
Action research and participatory action research across diverse contexts. The course includes a consideration of history and definitions of action research and participatory action research, and an analysis of their purposes, processes, and theoretical foundations. Students will engage in practitioner-based research strategies such as observations, interviewing, and document analysis.

KINS3115E. (3 hours)
Structural Kinesiology
Structure and function of the human musculoskeletal system. Emphasis will be placed on clinical understanding of basic human musculoskeletal anatomy and its implications for joint and body movement.

KINS5930E. (3 hours)
Research Literature in Sport Coaching and Coaching Education
Review and analysis of the research literature related to coaching and coach education.

KINS7930E. (3 hours)
Research Literature in Sport Coaching and Coaching Education
Review and analysis of the research literature related to coaching and coach education.

LLED4010E. (3 hours)
The Teaching of Reading
A broad overiew of methods for teaching beginning reading to Pre-K children through adults.

LLED5040E. (3 hours)
Language and Culture in the Classroom
Exploration of topics on the relationship between language and culture and on pedagogical principles of multicultural education.

LLED5630E. (3 hours)
ESOL, Grades P-12
Foundations of second language learning, curriculum and materials design, and methods of teaching non-native speakers of English in grades P-12. This course provides an introduction to curricula, methods and materials in P-12 classrooms. Students will gain first-hand experience tutoring and observing English-language learners in Georgia schools.

LLED5730E/7730E. (3 hours)
First and Second Language Acquisition and Development
Native and second language acquisition processes, with attention to regional, social, and functional variation in language and contrasts between English and other selected languages.

LLED6010E. (3 hours)
Survey of Reading Instruction Pre-K through Grade 12
An overview of the methods of teaching reading. This is a reading endorsement course. Attendance at on-campus course orientation is a requirement.

LLED6060E. (3 hours)
Content Area Literacies
Theory and instructional strategies for enhancing reading, writing, speaking, and listening across various subjects in the school curriculum for grades 4-12. This is a reading endorsement course for middle school teachers.

LLED6410E. (3 hours)
Adolescent Literature
An opportunity to read, analyze, compare, and contrast a wide range of literature intended for adolescent readers.

LLED6420E. (3 hours)
Literacy Development and Instruction in Early Childhood
Emergent literacy development of preschool through grade three children; theory and research relevant to instructional approaches and practice. This is a reading endorsement course for elementary teachers. Attendance at on-campus course orientation is a requirement.

LLED7040E. (3 hours)
Language and Culture in the Classroom
Exploration of topics on the relationship between language and culture and on pedagogical principles of multicultural education.

LLED7630E. (3 hours)
ESOL, Grades P-12
Foundations of second language learning, curriculum and materials design, and methods of teaching non-native speakers of English in grades P-12. This course provides an introduction to curricula, methods and materials in P-12 classrooms. Students will gain first-hand experience tutoring and observing English-language learners in Georgia schools.

LLED7940E. (3 hours)
Electronic Assessment in Literacy Classrooms
Explores why and how to effectively use print-based and technological approaches to integrating electronic portfolio assessment into the literacy K-12 curriculum.

PEDB1950E. (1 hours)
Fitness for Life Walking
Development of skills and strategy in fitness for life walking.

QUAL8530E. (1 hours)
Case Study Research
Case study as a research design. Topics are types of case studies, defining the case, site and sample selection, data collection methods, within-case and cross-case analysis, and writing case reports.

SPED2000E. (3 hours)
Survey of Special Education
Individuals with special needs, including possible impact, causes, and characteristics of specific needs across life spans and cultural diversity. Topics include legal requirements, ethical implications, education strategies, collaboration between regular and special educators, inclusion, family involvement, and current issues relating to individuals with special needs.

SPED3050E. (3 hours)
Classroom and Behavior Management for Individuals with Disabilities
Classroom and behavior management program design based on the principles and procedures of applied behavior analysis. Emphasis is on proactive strategies that promote learning and prosocial behavior.

WFED7560E. (3 hours)
Diversity in Workforce Education and Work
Current issues relevant to students from economically disadvantaged and/or culturally diverse backgrounds. Characteristics of individuals deemed at-risk of school failure, relationship of poverty and cultural diversity, applicable legislation, and educational and societal responsibilities.

WFED9030E. (3 hours)
Philosophy of Education and Work
Review of historical and contemporary educational philosophies in light of their impact on the structure and practice of education and work. Discussion of personal, professional philosophy statements that address the interaction of philosophy and practice in education and work, including six philosophical camps, classical philosophers, contemporary issues such as economy and labor, and globalization issues. Identification of educational philosophies that underlie various views about education and work.
 

Engineering

ENGR2120E. (3 hours)
Engineering Statics
Two and three dimensional force systems, equilibrium, rigid structures, centroids, friction, and area moments of inertia.
 

Environmental Design

EDES4270E/6270E. (3 hours)
Environmental Design Uses of Geographic Information Systems
Lecture/studio in the use of geographic information systems software for the development of environmental design and land planning projects.
 

Family & Consumer Sciences

FDNS2000E. (1 hours)
Introduction to Family and Consumer Sciences
The specialties and professions comprising the fields in family and consumer sciences. Systems perspective is emphasized in examining quality of life issues. Discussions include the personal, professional, and technical elements involved in career development.

FDNS2100E. (3 hours)
Human Nutrition and Food
Nutritional needs and food choices for the optimal health of the individual during the life cycle.

FDNS4050E/6050E. (3 hours)
Optimal Nutrition for the Life Span
Nutritional needs of infants, young children, adolescents, pregnant and lactating women, and middle-aged and elderly people.

FHCE2000E. (1 hours)
Introduction to Family and Consumer Sciences
The specialties and professions comprising the fields in family and consumer sciences. Systems perspective is emphasized in examining quality of life issues. Discussions include the personal, professional, and technical elements involved in career development.

FHCE3150E. (3 hours)
Consumer Decision Making
Models of consumer, family, and household decision making. Application of microeconomic theories applied to consumers in the home and marketplace. Economic models of family and household production, consumption, time allocation, and specialization.

FHCE3200E. (3 hours)
Introduction to Personal Finance
Cash flow management and consumption expenditures, credit and debt, simple applications of personal income taxes, risk management, property and health insurance, and employee benefits.

FHCE3250E. (3 hours)
Survey of Financial Planning
Overview of the financial planning process for individuals and families. Topics include external planning consideration, financial planning statements, cash flow management, time value of money, and planning with respect to education, insurance, investments, tax, retirement, and estate transfers. Through classroom lecture, examination, and assignments the students will gain an understanding of how the financial planning process can benefit families and individuals.

FHCE6210E. (3 hours)
Retirement Planning and Employee Benefits
Evaluation of retirement plans and employee benefits in the context of prescriptive financial planning decisions. Discussion of a more advanced concept of time value of money, risk tolerance, life expectancy, social security, retirement plans, tax implications of retirement plans, and health insurance.

FHCE7010E. (1 hours)
Directed Study in Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics
Directed study on master's research in financial planning, housing and consumer economics.

HDFS2000E. (1 hours)
Introduction to Family and Consumer Sciences
The specialties and professions comprising the fields in family and consumer sciences. Systems perspective is emphasized in examining quality of life issues. Discussions include the personal, professional, and technical elements involved in career development.

HDFS3700E. (3 hours)
Adolescence and Young Adult Survey
Adolescent and young adult development in the context of families. Special attention is given to the transactional nature of adolescent/young adult and family development, with application of theory and research to understanding problems associated with adolescence and early adulthood.

HDFS3930E. (3 hours)
Development of Interpersonal Relationships
Developmental approach to close relationships. Includes processes of attraction, interdependence, love, commitment, and conflict. A variety of close relationships is explored in various contexts, including friendships, romance, and family relationships.

HDFS4610E. (3 hours)
The Family
Family study utilizing data from the fields of anthropology, individual and social psychology, history, sociology, economics, and psychiatry.

TXMI2000E. (1 hours)
Introduction to Family and Consumer Sciences
The specialties and professions comprising the fields in family and consumer sciences. Systems perspective is emphasized in examining quality of life issues. Discussions include the personal, professional, and technical elements involved in career development.

TXMI4290E. (3 hours)
History of Dress and Fashion: Nineteenth Century to the Present
Interrelationship of costume and social, cultural, political, and economic environments from the nineteenth century to present day.
 

Journalism & Mass Communication

ADPR5990E. (3 hours)
Seminar in Advertising and Public Relations
Seminar designed to synthesize and integrate many of the theoretical and practical approaches to the study and application of advertising, public relations, and related communication fields. Emphasis is on critical thinking, analytical processes, and acquisition of specialized knowledge pertaining to the seminar topic.

JRLC5990E. (3 hours)
Seminar in Journalism and Mass Communication
Designed to synthesize and integrate many of the theoretical and practical approaches of the study of mass communication. Through a variable topics seminar, student will be given the opportunity to analyze processes and effects of mass communication and to acquire specialized knowledge of specific mass media modes of presentation and production.

NMIX4110E. (3 hours)
New Media Production
Hands on instruction in the use of new media technologies. Upon completion of this course, students will have a working knowledge of how to use new media technology and how to create communication messages with new media technology.

TELE5990E. (3 hours)
Seminar in Media Arts
A seminar designed to synthesize and integrate many of the theoretical and practical approaches of the study of mass communication, giving opportunity through a variable topics seminar to analyze processes and effects of mass communication and to acquire specialized knowledge of specific mass media modes of presentation and production.
 

Law

JURI5965E. (1 hours)
Summer Externship
The Summer Externship supports students working in governmental, judicial, and private non-profit placements through a focused program of reading, reflection, and professional development.
 

Pharmacy

PHAR6020E. (3 hours)
Food and Drug Law
Overview of laws and regulations governing development, manufacturing, and commercial distribution of drugs, biologic and medical device products and how they relate to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industry. Domestic and international regulatory requirements and various regulatory agencies and their jurisdiction.

PHAR6210E. (3 hours)
Project Management in Clinical Trials
Concepts, practicalities, and realities of project management. Practical guidance from trial set-up to delivering targets, the problems of performing clinical trials and how to deal with project teams, deadlines, budgets, and resources.

PHAR6950E. (3 hours)
Masters Seminar in Regulatory Affairs
In-depth topical exploration in regulatory science requiring the student to demonstrate expertise in a defined area of regulatory affairs, perform analytical techniques, and demonstrate decision-making used in practice to assure compliance with substantive BioPharma regulations.

PHAR7100E. (3 hours)
Biostatistical Applications for the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Industries
Biostatistical issues regarding the introduction and regulatory agency (FDA) approval of new drugs, biologics, medical devices, and combination products, and their postmarket surveillance are considered. Data quality assurance, experimental design, clinical trials, power and sample size determination, uncertainty assessment, regression, survival analysis, and variable and model selection are considered.
 

Public Health

GRNT3000E. (3 hours)
Aspects of Aging
Provides an overview of aging from the biological, psychological, social, and economic perspectives. We will discuss the factors involved in adjustments to the aging process and will cover topics including retirement, family, death and bereavement, finances, sexuality, and health. Students will critically examine their own perceptions on aging.

HPAM3600E. (3 hours)
Introduction to Health Policy
This introductory survey of health policy issues will include the organization of the health system, health care financing, the policy process in the United States, laws and ethics related to health policy and management, the essential features of policy analysis, and public health communication.

HPAM4100E. (3 hours)
The Age of Human and Social Capital
An overview of the philosophies, attitudes, and approaches used in the field of human services. Introspective analysis and current event evaluation will highlight a recognized need for social capital to leverage individual human capital for the greater good, especially in public health and health management.

HPAM4300E. (3 hours)
Introduction to Health Care Administration
An introduction to the concepts found in health care administration. Attention will be given to the problems and issues with performing basic managerial functions. In addition, emphasis will be placed upon analyzing administrative tools and techniques important to fulfilling these managerial functions in health care environments.

HPRB7010E. (3 hours)
Social and Behavioral Foundations in Public Health
Examination of the conceptual and methodological approaches that social and behavioral science contribute to public health research and practice.
 

School of Public & International Affairs

POLS1101E. (3 hours)
American Government
Government and politics in the United States, including the philosophical and constitutional foundations, political institutions such as Congress and the presidency, political practices such as voting, and civil rights and liberties.
 

Veterinary Medicine

ADSC4010E. (3 hours)
Issues in Animal Agriculture
Provides knowledge, understanding, and critical analytical skills on current issues in production animal agriculture in diverse regional, national, and global socio-cultural and political environments. Explores impacts of livestock production on society and the environment, animal products in the human diet, ecological aspects of animal production, animal welfare, and media relations.