Course Descriptions

Communicative Disorders

CMD 160

Introduction to Communicative Disorders

(3 crs.) Survey of speech, language, and hearing disorders. Discussion includes etiology, symptomatology, and the profession of SLP and audiology. (Lec. 3)

CMD 272

Auditory and Speech Mechanisms

(3 crs.) Structure and function of the organs of hearing and speech as they relate to normal and pathological communication; theories of cortical involvements, central and peripheral nervous systems relevant to rehabilitation procedure. (Lec. 3/Online) Pre: sophomore standing.

CMD 273

Phonetics

(3 crs.) International Phonetic Alphabet; analysis of phonetic and phonemic elements in major American English dialects; practice in transcription of standard and defective speech. (Lec. 3)

CMD 273

Phonetics

(3 crs.) International Phonetic Alphabet; analysis of phonetic and phonemic elements in major American English dialects; practice in transcription of standard and impaired speech. (Lec. 3)

CMD 274

Communication Processes

(2 crs.) This course focuses on the structural properties of language as a system of communication. (Online) Pre: sophomore standing.

CMD 274X

Communication Processes

(2 crs.) This course focuses on the structural properties of language as a system of communication. (Online) Pre: sophomore standing.

CMD 276

Introduction to Speech Science

(3 crs.) Physical properties of the speech signal, analysis of the physical bases of speech production, instrumentation used to assess speech output, theories of speech perception. (Lec. 3) Pre: CMD 272 and 273.

CMD 278

Introduction to Hearing Science

(3 crs.) Overview of the measurement of sound, acoustic properties of the sound wave, and perception of sound by human beings. Psychophysical methods of sound perception, psychoacoustics, use of instrumentation to measure sounds. Anatomy and physiology of the normal auditory mechanism. (Lec. 3) Pre: CMD 276

CMD 280G

The Real Reason for Brains

(3 crs.) This course provides a foundation in normal anatomy and physiology of communication and movement and the impact of neurological disorders with an emphasis on clinical relevance. (Lec. 3) Pre: Sophomore standing and one of the following: BIO 101, CMD 160, KIN 122, or PSY 113. (D1) (GC)

CMD 361

Introduction to Audiology

(3 crs.) Pathologies of the hearing mechanism, methods of audiological assessment, interpretation of the audiogram, recommendations based on diagnostic audiology results. Methods of middle ear and retrocochlear assessment. Training in the administration of basic audiological evaluations. (Lec. 3) Pre: CMD 160 and 278.

CMD 375

Language Development

(3 crs.) Development phenomena in speech and language; causal factors of delayed speech and language; survey of evaluative and habilitative programs for children with deviant language development. (Lec. 3/Online) Pre: CMD 273.

CMD 377

Functional Neuroanatomy

(3 crs.) Examination of the brain and spinal cord, emphasizing connection and functions of the neural system. This course is designed for communicative disorders majors. (Lec. 3) Pre: CMD 272 and junior standing.

CMD 440

Head and Neck Anatomy

(3 crs.) Cross-listed as (PHT), CMD 440. Study of structure and function of human head and neck anatomy, supplemented by dissection laboratory. Emphasis on the musculoskeletal, visceral, nervous, and vascular systems related to dental hygiene and communicative disorders. (Lec. 2, Lab. 2)

CMD 454

Rehabilitative Audiology

(3 crs.) Theoretical and methodological approaches to aural rehabilitation of the adult with impaired hearing. Topics include use of amplification, speechreading, assistive listening devices, auditory training, and case management. . (Lec 3) Pre: CMD 160 and three of the following-CMD 372, 373, 374, 375, 376, and senior or graduate standing with 551 as prerequisite for graduate standing.

CMD 460

Speech and Language Disorders

(3 crs.) Survey of developmental and acquired speech and language disorders. Discussion includes etiology, symptomatology, and assessment. (Lec. 3/Online) Pre: senior standing.

CMD 465

Clinical Methods in Communicative Disorders

(4 crs.) Observation of diagnosis and treatment of communicative disorders; developing interviewing, report writing, and counseling techniques; introduction to diagnostic procedures; establishing therapeutic goals, treatment, and remediation of various disorders. (Lec. 4/Online) Pre: Senior or graduate standing only; not for graduate credit in communicative disorders. (D1)

CMD 491

Special Problems

(1-3 crs.) Selected areas of study pertinent to communicative disorders. Instruction may be offered in class seminar or tutorial environments according to specific needs and purposes. (Independent Study) 491: S/U credit.

CMD 492

Special Problems

(1-3 crs.) Selected areas of study pertinent to communicative disorders. Instruction may be offered in class seminar or tutorial environments according to specific needs and purposes. (Independent Study) S/U credit.

CMD 493G

Cultural and Linguistic Diversity in Communicative Disorders

(3 crs.) Application of concepts and information from the study of cultural and linguistic diversity to issues involving communicative incompetence and disorder. (Lec. 3) Pre: CMD 375. (C3) (GC)

CMD 494

Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders

(3 crs.) Current perspectives on diagnosis, etiology, and core challenges in social communication and emotional regulation for children with autism and PDD. Role of speech-language pathologists within a comprehensive intervention framework. (Lec. 3) Pre: Senior standing or CMD 375, or permission of instructor.

CMD 495

Snapshots of Experimental Methods in Neuroscience

(3 crs.) This course is designed to provide knowledge about current research methodologies within neuroscience used in research, assessment, and intervention of communication processes and disorders. (Lec. 3) Pre: Take one of the following courses: NUR 213, KIN 122, CMD 280G, CMD 377, BIO 220, NEU 101 and junior standing, or permission of instructor.

CMD 496

Applied Research in Communicative Disorders

(1-3 crs.) Literature, laboratory work, and/or individual research under the direction of a faculty member. (Independent Study) Pre: By permission of instructor. Not for graduate credit.

CMD 504

Research in Communicative Disorders

(3 crs.) Types of research in speech pathology, audiology, and communication science; critiques of representative models with special emphasis on experimental research; individual pilot projects or master's thesis. (Lec. 3) Pre: 372, 373, 374, 375, graduate standing, or permission of instructor.

CMD 550

Audiology for Speech Pathologists

(2 crs.) Introduction to audiology for the speech-language pathology graduate student. Hearing disorders, hearing assessment, child and adult aural rehabilitation. Modular format with variable credits. (Lec. 2/Online) Pre: graduate standing.

CMD 560

Voice Disorders

(3 crs.) Etiology and symptomology of vocal pathology for adults and children: intervention strategies for organic, behavioral and psychological voice disorders: rehabilitation team approach to voice-resonance problems associated with cleft palate. Pre: Graduate standing or permission of instructor.

CMD 561

Speech Sound Disorders

(3 crs.) Assessment, design, and implementation of therapeutic management programs for various speech production disorders at the articulatory and phonological levels. (Lec. 3) Pre: CMD 372, 373, 374, 375, or equivalent, or permission of instructor.

CMD 561

Speech Sound Disorders

(3 crs.) Assessment, design, and implementation of therapeutic management programs for various speech production disorders at the articulatory and phonological levels. (Lec. 3) Pre: CMD 372, 373, 374, 375, or equivalent, or permission of instructor.

CMD 563

Language Disorders in Infants and Toddlers

(3 crs.) The speech-language pathologist's role and responsibilities in the diagnosis and treatment of infants and toddlers (0-3 yrs.) either at risk for or exhibiting bona fide communication delays or disorders; family-centered approaches to intervention. (Lec. 3) Pre: graduate standing, completion of CMD 375 (Language development) or equivalent or permission of instructor. Offered alternate years in the spring semester.

CMD 564

Language Disorders In School-Aged Children

(3 crs.) Study of communication deficits in learning-disabled school-aged children; differential diagnoses; assessment of cognitive functioning; language processing and discourse; and therapeutic strategies for training abstract and functional language. (Lec. 3) Pre: graduate standing or permission of instructor.

CMD 565

Pre-Practicum in Speech-Language Pathology

(1 cr.) Case study methodology to facilitate students' transition from coursework to clinic. Solve open-ended real world problems. Apply course knowledge to analyze issues and formulate workable solutions. (Seminar, 1) Pre: Graduate standing. S/U

CMD 569

Test and Measurement in Speech-Language Pathology

(3 crs.) Procedures for evaluation and diagnosis in speech-language pathology. Psychometric considerations in testing. Implications of evaluation information for differential diagnosis, prognosis, referrals, and therapeutic programs. Multicultural considerations in the diagnostic process. (Lec. 3) Pre: CMD 372, 373, 374, 375, 465 or equivalent; graduate standing or permission of instructor.

CMD 570

Clinical Practicum In Communicative Disorders

(1-5 crs.) Supervised assessment and rehabilitation procedures with persons experiencing communicative disorders in speech-language pathology and/or audiology. Practicum sites scheduled on campus and within hospital, school, institutional, and private settings. (Practicum) Pre: graduate standing, 25 observation hours, and appropriate course work.

CMD 571

Medical Speech-language Pathology

(2 crs.) Teaches evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of adults and children seen in a medical setting. Appropriate for clinicians working in a medical setting or treating people discharged from a medical setting. (Seminar) Pre: graduate standing.

CMD 580

Augmentative and Alternative Communication

(2 crs.) Review of unaided (manual) approaches to communication. Discussion of aided methods using communication boards and other mechanical electronic devices. (Lec. 2/Online) Pre: graduate standing or permission of instructor.

CMD 581

Dysphagia

(3 crs.) Basic introduction to the knowledge and skills needed by speech- language pathologists providing clinical services to dysphagic patients in medical settings. (Lec. 3) Pre: graduate standing or permission of instructor.

CMD 582

Motor Speech Disorders

(3 crs.) Neurosystem pathologies and mechanisms affecting speech. Prepares students to diagnose, assess, and treat adults with acquired motor speech disorders. (Lec. 3) Pre: Graduate standing and a neuroanatomy course or concurrent registration in CMD 377.

CMD 583

Acquired Cognitive Communication Disorders

(3 crs.) Cross-listed as (CMD) NEU 583. Study of acquired cognitive problems resulting from neurological disorders and diseases; differential diagnoses; assessment of the domains of cognition; and therapeutic strategies for cognitive rehabilitation. (Lec. 3) Pre: graduate standing.

CMD 584

Language Disorders in Developmentally Young Children

(3 crs.) Study of communication deficits in developmentally young and multi-handicapped children; types of language problems; differential diagnoses; assessment of conceptual requisites and concrete language skills; and interactive therapeutic strategies. (Lec. 3) Pre: graduate standing or permission of instructor.

CMD 585

Language Disorders in Adults

(3 crs.) Provides basic information on the characteristics, assessment, and treatment of adults with acquired language disorders secondary to stroke, head injury, and progressive neurological diseases. (Lec. 3) Pre: graduate standing or permission of instructor.

CMD 586

Multisensory Instruction in Language and Literacy

(3 crs.) Intervention for reading, spelling, and written expression based on principles of Orton-Gillingham approach for working with individuals with dyslexia and other learning disabilities. (Seminar 3). Pre: matriculated graduate student in Speech-Language Pathology or permission of instructor.

CMD 592

Disorders of Fluency

(3 crs.) Study of nature and causes of stuttering; analyses of current theories and research concerning stuttering and cluttering; development of a rationale for diagnosis, case selection, and intervention. (Lec. 3) Pre: graduate standing and/or permission of instructor.

CMD 594

Counseling in Communicative Disorders

(2 crs.) Considerations in counseling in speech-language pathology. Multiple factors influencing communication between client/family and professionals. Study of ethical and professional issues that aligns with ASHA standards. (Lec. 2) Pre: graduate standing or permission of instructor. In alternate years.

CMD 595

Instrumentation and Computer Use in Communicative Disorders

(1 cr.) Topics in applied instrumentation and computer use for students in speech-language pathology and audiology. Practical experience in calibration of instruments and the use of current professional software. (Lab. 2) Pre: graduate standing or permission of instructor. In alternate years.

CMD 598

Special Problems

(1-6 crs.) Selected areas of study pertinent to communicative disorders. Instruction may be offered in class seminar or tutorial environments according to specific needs and purposes. (Independent Study) Pre: graduate standing.

CMD 599

Master's Thesis Research

(1-6 crs.) Number of credits is determined each semester in consultation with the major professor or program committee. (Independent Study) Pre: graduate standing. S/U credit.

CMD 670

Audiology Residency

(6 crs.) Full-time equivalent off campus clinical residency in audiology. Direct clinical experience with on-site supervision plus oversight by URI faculty. Placements may vary and combine more than one site. (Externship) May be repeated for a total of 12 credits. Pre: graduate standing in audiology and completion of CMD 570.

CMD 691

Research in Communicative Disorders

(1-3 crs.) Assigned research on an advanced level. Students are required to outline the problem, conduct the necessary literature survey and experimental work, and present their observations and conclusions in a report. (Independent Study). Pre: Enrollment in the Doctoral Program in Health Sciences. May be repeated for up to 6 credits.

CMD 699

Doctoral Dissertation Research

(1-12 crs.) (1-12 credits) Number of credits is determined each semester in consultation with the major professor or program committee. (Independent Study). Pre: Enrollment in the Doctoral Program in Health Sciences. S/U credit.

Health Studies

HLT 100G

Perspectives on Public Health in the 21st Century

(3 crs.) Introduces students to current and controversial public health topics; addresses the implications of contemporary public health topics from a health policy perspective (cost, quality, access) and from ethical standpoints. (Lec. 3/Online) (A2) (C1) (GC)

HLT 101G

(100G) Perspectives on Public Health in the 21st Century

(3 crs.) This course is designed to introduce students to current and controversial public health topics. Students will be required to address the implications of these public health topics from a health policy perspective (cost, quality, access) and from ethical standpoints. (Lec. 3/Online) (A2) (C1) (GC)

HLT 200

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Health

(4 crs.) Foundational and intermediate concepts, theories, and research in interdisciplinary perspectives on health. Includes applications to real world health-related problems. Emphasis on developing key knowledge and skills bases for the major. (Lec. 4/Online) (A2) (B4) Pre: Completion of HLT 100G, sophomore standing, and health studies major or permission of the instructor.

HLT 201

Public Health Topics in the 21st Century

(3 crs.) This course is designed to introduce students to current and controversial public health topics. Students will be required to explore the implications of numerous current topics from a public health perspective. (Lec. 3) Pre: HLT 101G, for Health Studies majors only.

HLT 300

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Public Health

(4 crs.) The course explores intermediate concepts, theories, and research in interdisciplinary perspectives on public health. Includes applications to real-world health-related problems. Emphasis on developing key knowledge and skills bases for the major. (Lec. 4/Online) (A2) (B4) Pre: Completion of HLT 100G or both HLT 101G and HLT 201 (grade C or better), junior standing and health studies major, or permission of the instructor.

HLT 312

Intersecting Social Identities and Health

(3 crs.) Examines how identities, social roles, and social categories (i.e., race, class, gender, sexuality, ability, age, etc.) affect health from an interdisciplinary perspective. (Seminar) Pre: HLT 200 or HDF 357.

HLT 312

Intersecting Social Identities and Health

(3 crs.) Examines how identities, social roles, and social categories (i.e., race, class, gender, sexuality, ability, age, etc.) affect health from an interdisciplinary perspective. (Seminar/Online) Pre: HLT 200 or HDF 357.

HLT 313

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Burnout

(3 crs.) This course will guide students through foundational works and will evaluate evidence-based research addressing burnout from multiple disciplinary perspectives. (Accelerated Online Program) Pre: HLT 100G or permission of instructor. (D1) (B4)

HLT 313

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Burnout

(3 crs.) This course will guide students through foundational works and will evaluate evidence-based research addressing burnout from multiple disciplinary perspectives. (Accelerated Online Program) Pre: HLT 100G or permission of instructor. (D1) (B4)

HLT 313

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Burnout

(3 crs.) This course will guide students through foundational works and will evaluate evidence-based research addressing burnout from multiple disciplinary perspectives. (Lec. 3/Online) Pre: HLT 100G, or HLT 101G and HLT 201, or permission of instructor. (D1) (B4)

HLT 320

Health Communication

(3 crs.) Cross-listed as (HLT), COM 320. Communication is critical in disease prevention, health promotion and healthcare delivery. Ecological and systems perspectives guide the examination of health communication messages in individual, interpersonal, group, organizational, and mass/mediated contexts. (Lec. 3) Pre: HLT200 or HDF357 or COM221 or COM251 or COM210 or permission of instructor.

HLT 360

(HSA) Health Services Administration

(3 crs.) Introduction to key concepts and principles in health services administration through both didactic and experiential means. (Seminar/Online) Pre: admission to the B.I.S. program as a health services administration major and a minimum of 60 credits.

HLT 360

(HSA) Health Services Administration

(3 crs.) Introduction to key concepts and principles in health services administration through both didactic and experiential means. (Seminar/Online) Pre: admission to the B.I.S. program as a health services administration major and a minimum of 60 credits.

HLT 360

(HSA) Health Services Administration

(3 crs.) Introduction to key concepts and principles in health services administration through both didactic and experiential means. (Seminar/Online) Pre: junior standing, Public Health majors only, or permission of instructor.

HLT 400G

Public Health: Social Justice and Advocacy

(3 crs.) This course introduces students to a comparative study of the relationship between public health and social justice using an ethical, global health, and environmental perspective. By emphasizing a broad integrative framework based on social justice, this course will help students to better understand the forces that have widened health inequalities worldwide and within societies. (Seminar) Pre: HLT 200 and junior standing or permission of instructor. (C3) (D1) (GC)

HLT 401

Current Issues in Health Education

(3 crs.) Cross-listed as (HLT), EDC 401. Designed to develop student awareness of contemporary issues that are of concern to school health and other health educators. Extensive review of contemporary literature and film and critical analysis of selected issues and their effect on health education at the local, national, and global level. (Online) Pre: Acceptance into teacher education program or permission of instructor.

HLT 450

Advanced Interdisciplinary Health Studies

(4 crs.) Capstone course required for all majors. Subject and content will vary from semester to semester. Student will research and offer solutions to a problem in health studies using interdisciplinary approaches. (Seminar/Online) Pre: completion of PSY 200 or STA 307 or STA 308; completion of HLT 200 with a C or higher; senior standing in health studies or permission of instructor.

HLT 490

Literature-based Research Independent Study

(1-3 crs.) With faculty approval, students can select to complete a research-based independent study. (Independent Study) Pre: HLT 200 and HLT 450 and permission of director.

HLT 491

Experiential Learning Independent Study

(1-3 crs.) With faculty approval, students can select to complete an experiential learning independent study. (independent Study) Pre: HLT 200 and HLT 450 and permission of director.

HLT 496

Directed Research in Health Studies

(1-3 crs.) Literature, laboratory work, and/or individual research under the direction of a departmental faculty member. Not for graduate credit. (Independent Study) Pre: Junior standing and permission of instructor.

Physical Therapy

PHT 440

Head and Neck Anatomy

(3 crs.) Cross-listed as (PHT), CMD 440. Study of structure and function of human head and neck anatomy, supplemented by dissection laboratory. Emphasis on the musculoskeletal, visceral, nervous, and vascular systems related to dental hygiene and communicative disorders. (Lec. 2, Lab. 2)

PHT 500

Human Anatomy and Histology

(5 crs.) Structure and function of human anatomy as related to physical therapy. Emphasis on musculoskeletal, visceral, nervous and vascular systems and tissue histology. Functional changes after injury will be emphasized. (Lec. 4, Lab. 2) Pre: DPT student in good standing or early contingent admit DPT or permission of the chairperson.

PHT 501

Applied Human Anatomy Laboratory

(2 crs.) Surface anatomy and basic skills for screening and examination of the musculoskeletal, integumentary and sensory systems of the body. (Lab. 4) Pre: DPT student or early contingent admit DPT or permission of the chairperson.

PHT 505

Introduction to Physical Therapy

(1 cr.) Introduction to the profession of physical therapy including concepts related to disability, rehabilitation, evidence based practice, models of care and introduction to the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice. Characteristics and history of the profession and professional expectations for practitioners will be included. (Lec. 1) Pre: DPT student in good standing or early contingent admit DPT, or permission of the chairperson.

PHT 508

Psychosocial Issues in Physical Therapy

(2 crs.) Behavioral and psychosocial issues relevant in physical therapy practice. Patient's perception of care and interactions in the health care environment. (Lec. 2) Pre: DPT student in good standing or early contingent admit DPT or permission of the chairperson.

PHT 510

Biomechanics and Pathokinesiology

(5 crs.) Principles, theories, and recent investigations of the biomechanics of human motion and posture are presented to develop analytical skills for normal and abnormal movement evaluation. (Lec. 5) Pre: DPT student in good standing or early contingent admit DPT, PHT 500 or permission of the chairperson.

PHT 510

Movement Science for Physical Therapy

(5 crs.) Fundamental concepts and principles of human movement, including biomechanics, arthrokinematics, neuromuscular properties, and motor control theories. (Lec. 5) Pre: DPT student in good standing or early contingent admit DPT, PHT 500 and PHT 501 or permission of the chairperson.

PHT 511

Human Neuroscience and Neurology

(5 crs.) Cross-listed as (PHT) NEU 511. Anatomy, functional anatomy, dysfunction and evaluation of the human nervous system as a basis for understanding its morphology, function, and therapeutic intervention. (Lec. 4, Lab. 2) Pre: DPT student in good standing, PHT 552 or permission of the chairperson, or matriculated in the INP.

PHT 512

Physical Examination and Evaluation I

(3 crs.) Provides students with basic skills for physical examination and evaluation in the provision of physical therapy. Focus will be on strength testing, range of motion, and sensation (Lec. 3) Pre: DPT student in good standing or early contingent admit DPT, PHT 500 or permission of the chairperson.

PHT 513

Directed Study in Physical Therapy

(1-3 crs.) Subject matter arranged to meet the individual needs of graduate students in physical therapy under the supervision of staff. (Independent Study) Pre: DPT student in good standing or early contingent admit DPT, or permission of the chairperson

PHT 518

Communication and Education in Physical Therapy

(2 crs.) Topics include teaching and learning strategies for classroom and clinical settings, communication skills, working with interpreters, documentation in the electronic medical record (EMR), and strategies for telehealth. (Lec. 2) Pre: DPT student in good standing, PHT 508, concurrent enrollment with PHT 537 and PHT 544, or permission of the chairperson.

PHT 522

Physical Examination and Evaluation II

(4 crs.) A continuum of PHT 512, this course will cover posture, functional mobility, gait, balance, assistive devices, wheelchair fitting, and home evaluation. Practice of basic skills through course content using role modeling and patient cases. (Lec. 4) Pre: DPT student in good standing or early contingent admit DPT, PHT 512, PHT 510, PHT 501, PHT 508 or permission of the chairperson

PHT 528

Ethical, Legal, and Professional Issues in Physical Therapy

(3 crs.) Practice standards, interdisciplinary issues, ethical considerations, and legal implications of physical therapy practice. Professional development, expert practice, doctoring professions, informed consent, patient rights, standards of practice, advanced directives, malpractice, domestic violence, child and elder abuse. (Lec. 3) Pre: DPT student in good standing or permission of the chairperson.

PHT 532

Physical Agents

(4 crs.) Theory, practice, and current research regarding application of physical agents. Diagnostic methods, interventions, and personnel supervision and administration of mechanical, thermal, and hydrotherapeutic agents. (Lec. 2, Lab. 2) Pre: DPT student in good standing or early contingent admit DPT, PHT 500, or permission of the chairperson.

PHT 535

Advanced Pathophysiology

(3 crs.) Cross-listed as (NUR), PHT 535. An in-depth study of pathophysiological phenomena across the life span from the biological life processes perspective. Clinical decision making based on the synthesis of this knowledge and current research findings will be explored. (Lec. 3) Pre: for nursing students: admission to graduate program in nursing or permission of instructor; PHT 500 and 1st year standing in the D.P.T. program for physical therapy students.

PHT 536

Pathophysiology: Implications for Physical Therapy

(3 crs.) This course provides an overview of pathophysiology across the life span from the biological life processes perspective. Pathophysiology across body systems in relation to physical therapy practice is emphasized. (Lec. 3) Pre: DPT student in good standing or early contingent admit DPT and PHT 512, concurrent enrollment with PHT 570, or permission of the chairperson.

PHT 537

Management Theory in Physical Therapy

(2 crs.) An overview of health policy and management theory and its relationship to health care settings. Competent managers need to have a comprehensive understanding of how health care delivery is regulated. This topic will be covered in relationship to third party reimbursement, state regulations, health policy formulation roles of government and politics in health care. (Lec. 2) Pre: DPT student in good standing, concurrent enrollment with PHT 518 and PHT 544, or permission of the chairperson.

PHT 538

Management and Administration in Physical Therapy

(2 crs.) Practical managerial and supervisory techniques and theory in physical therapy settings with emphasis on application in a variety of settings are presented. Topics: strategic planning, consultation, performance improvement, professional development planning, resumes and interviews, management, and performance appraisal, the health care continuum, budgeting, productivity, outcomes and patient satisfaction. (Lec. 2) Pre: DPT student in good standing, PHT 537 or permission of the chairperson.

PHT 539

Management and Administration in Physical Therapy

(3 crs.) Practical managerial and supervisory techniques with emphasis on their application in a variety of settings. Topics covered include: health policy development, third party reimbursement and billing, strategic planning, performance improvement, professional development planning, resumes and interviews, human resource management and performance appraisal, budgeting, measuring productivity, measuring outcomes, and patient satisfaction. (Lec. 3) Pre: Enrollment in DPT program, or by permission of instructor.

PHT 543

Health Promotion and Policy for Physical Therapy

(2 crs.) Addresses theories and research on health promotion, public policy, and health delivery models and the role of physical therapists at the population, organizational and individual levels. Content includes health behavior and health education. (Online) Pre: DPT student in good standing or by permission of the chairperson.

PHT 544

Health Promotion in Physical Therapy

(2 crs.) Provides physical therapy students with an understanding of their role in wellness and health promotion across systems and the lifespan. Content includes health behavior and health education. (Lec. 2) Pre: DPT student in good standing, PHT 536, concurrent enrollment with PHT 518 and PHT 537, or permission of the chairperson.

PHT 545

Topics in Physical Therapy - Gender Issues

(2 crs.) Introduction to physical therapy issues specific to gender health throughout the life cycle. Topics include physical therapy management of pelvic and genitourinary health. (Lec. 2) Pre: DPT student in good standing, PHT 552, or permission of the chairperson.

PHT 550

Musculoskeletal Therapeutics I: The Extremities

(5 crs.) Physical therapy management of individuals with, and the prevention of: impaired joint mobility, motor function, muscle performance, range of motion, and reflex integrity associated with musculoskeletal dysfunction in the extremities. (Lec. 5) Pre: DPT student in good standing or early contingent admit DPT, PHT 501, PHT 508, PHT 510, PHT 512, PHT 532, or permission of the chairperson.

PHT 552

Musculoskeletal Therapeutics II: The Spine

(5 crs.) Physical Therapy management of individuals with, and the prevention of, impaired joint mobility, motor function, muscle performance, range of motion, and reflex integrity associated with musculoskeletal dysfunction in the spine. (Lec. 5) Pre: DPT student in good standing, PHT 522 PHT 536, PHT 550, PHT 570, PHT 655 or permission of the chairperson.

PHT 560

Neuromuscular Therapeutics

(5 crs.) Physical therapy management of individuals with, and the prevention of, impaired motor function and sensory integrity associated with neuromuscular dysfunction. (Lec. 5) Pre: DPT student in good standing, PHT 511, PHT 544, PHT 586, PHT 672, PHT 545, PHT 518 and concurrent enrollment with PHT 592 or permission of the chairperson.

PHT 570

Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy

(4 crs.) Physiological basis, testing and evaluation, treatment, and administration of programs for cardiac and pulmonary-diseased patients requiring physical therapy. (Lec. 4) Pre: DPT student in good standing or early contingent admit DPT, PHT 501, PHT 508, PHT 512, concurrent enrollment with PHT 536, or permission of the chairperson.

PHT 574

Sports Physical Therapy

(2 crs.) Advanced knowledge and competency in sports injury evaluation and treatment are developed. Additional coverage of sports injury prevention, athletic screening, medical intervention, interdisciplinary coordination, and patient or public education is provided. (Lec. 1, Lab. 3) Pre: DPT student in good standing or early contingent admit DPT, PHT 552 or permission of the chairperson.

PHT 575

Physical Therapy Internship I

(4 crs.) Assignment to various clinical settings that provide supervised experiences with practicing physical therapists and support personnel. Specific setting and rotational time schedule are determined by the student, academic clinical coordinator, and clinical site. (Practicum) Pre: DPT student in good standing, PHT 605 or permission of the chairperson.

PHT 576

Broadening: Outreach & Interprofessional Experiences

(1 cr.) First-year DPT students will participate in service, outreach and interprofessional experiences. Second-year DPT students will take a leadership and develop a final project as they participate in service, outreach, and interprofessional activities. (Practicu) Pre: PHT 518 or permission of the chairperson. S/U credit.

PHT 580

Pediatric Physical Therapy

(2 crs.) Physical therapy assessment, care planning, and treatment of the pediatric population in diverse practice settings. Some hands-on experience with infants and children with a variety of diagnoses. (Lec. 2) Pre: DPT student in good standing, PHT 511 or permission of the chairperson.

PHT 585

Physical Therapy Internship II

(4 crs.) Assignment to various clinical settings that provide supervised experiences with practicing physical therapists and support personnel. Specific setting and rotational time schedule are determined by the student, academic clinical coordinator, and clinical site. (Practicum) Pre: DPT student in good standing, PHT 575 or permission of the chairperson. S/U credit.

PHT 586

Physical Therapy in Geriatric Populations

(2 crs.) Geriatric and aging issues related to physical therapy practice. Evaluation and treatment strategies for disorders affecting adults, including biology, cognition, and motor function. Exposure to geriatric populations. (Lec. 2) Pre: DPT student in good standing, PHT 522 or permission of the chairperson.

PHT 592

Interprofessional Comprehensive Cases

(2 crs.) Cross-curricular integration of physical therapy evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis, intervention and outcome assessment applied to complex cases. Consideration of modifications necessary for different stages of development/age, different cultures, and across the continuum of care. (Lec. 2) Pre: DPT student in good standing, PHT 511, PHT 518, PHT 544, PHT 545, PHT 586, PHT 672, concurrent enrollment with PHT 560 or permission of the chairperson.

PHT 595

Physical Therapy Internship III

(4 crs.) Assignment to various clinical settings that provide supervised experiences with practicing physical therapists and support personnel. Selection of clinical specialty area of student's interest is considered in determination of the setting. (Practicum) Pre: DPT student in good standing, PHT 585 or permission of the chairperson. S/U credit.

PHT 600

Foundations of Evidence-Based Practice

(3 crs.) Presentation and application of principles of evidence-based practice as related to current physical therapy practice, theory development, and scientific literature. Preparation of proposal through literature review. (Lec. 3) Pre: DPT student in good standing or early contingent admit DPT, PHT 500 or permission of the chairperson.

PHT 605

Special Topics and Professional Preparation in Physical Therapy

(2 crs.) Integration of the art and science of physical therapy with the delivery of services. Comprehensive review of systems, including evaluation and interventions as they relate to physical therapy. (Lec. 2) Pre: DPT student in good standing, PHT 560, PHT 592 or permission of the chairperson.

PHT 610

Evidence-Based Inquiry I

(1-2 crs.) Introduces the student to the concept of evidence based inquiry and its importance in the physical therapy profession. Initial stages of an evidence-based inquiry project formulated with the guidance of a faculty advisor. (Practicum) Pre: DPT student in good standing or early contingent admit DPT, PHT 600 or permission of the chairperson. S/U credit.

PHT 611

Integrated Clinical Experience (ICE) I

(1 cr.) Provides students with early opportunities to apply their academic knowledge and skill in the clinical setting under the supervision of a physical therapist/clinical instructor. (Practicum) Pre: DPT student in good standing or early contingent admit DPT, PHT 500 or permission of the chairperson. (S/U only)

PHT 612

Integrated Clinical Experience (ICE) II

(1 cr.) Provides students with early opportunities to apply their academic knowledge and skill in the clinical setting under the supervision of a physical therapist/clinical instructor. (Practicum) Pre: DPT student in good standing or early contingent admit DPT, PHT 611 or permission of the chairperson . (S/U only)

PHT 613

Integrated Clinical Experience (ICE) III

(1 cr.) Provides students with early opportunities to apply their academic knowledge and skill in the clinical setting under the supervision of a physical therapist/clinical instructor. (Practicum) Pre: DPT student in good standing, PHT 612 or permission of the chairperson. (S/U only)

PHT 614

Integrated Clinical Experience (ICE) IV

(1 cr.) Provides students with early opportunities to apply their academic knowledge and skill in the clinical setting under the supervision of a physical therapist/clinical instructor. (Practicum) Pre: DPT student in good standing, PHT 613 or permission of the chairperson. (S/U only)

PHT 620

Evidence-Based Inquiry II

(3 crs.) Guides the student through the refinement and focusing of a previously identified multiphase inquiry project in which evidence is the critical feature. Identification of target audience, delineation of scope of evidence to be gathered occurs along with initial evidence collection. (Practicum) Pre: DPT student in good standing, PHT 610 or permission of the chairperson. S/U credit.

PHT 630

Evidence-Based Inquiry III

(3 crs.) Final data gathering, analysis/synthesis, and documentation aspects of a multiphase inquiry project in which evidence is the critical feature. Statistical analysis and literature synthesis are potential techniques to be utilized. (Practicum) Pre: DPT student in good standing, PHT 620 or permission of the chairperson. S/U credit.

PHT 640

Physical Therapy Capstone

(1 cr.) Provides the student with the opportunity to formally present the culminating findings of their research or leadership project to the faculty and peers. A comprehensive guide will be followed to summarize the work performed in PHT 610, PHT 620, and PHT 630. (Practicum) Pre: DPT student in good standing, PHT 630 or permission of the chairperson. S/U credit.

PHT 650

Elective Topics Related To Physical Therapy

(1-2 crs.) Instruction, observation, seminar and/or participation in a variety of topics related to Physical Therapy. (Lec. 1-2) Pre: DPT student in good standing, PHT 552 or permission of the chairperson. S/U grades only.

PHT 655

Diagnostic Imaging

(2 crs.) Referral and interpretation of diagnostic images relevant in musculoskeletal assessment and management. Radiologic anatomy, normal variants, and pathological and traumatic conditions reviewed. CT scan, magnetic resonance imaging, ultrasonography, angiography addressed. (Lec. 2) Pre: DPT student in good standing or early contingent admit DPT, PHT 501, PHT 510 or permission of the chairperson.

PHT 672

Pharmacology for Physical Therapists

(2 crs.) Pharmacological actions, interventions, and interactions that physical therapists encounter in their treatment of patients undergoing physical rehabilitation. Drug administration appropriate to physical therapy practice. (Lec. 2/Online) Pre: DPT student in good standing, PHT 536 or permission of the chairperson.

PHT 699

Doctoral Dissertation Research

(1-12 crs.) Number of credits is determined each semester in consultation with the major professor or program committee. (Independent Study). S/U credit.

Kinesiology

KIN 120

Weight Training And Physical Conditioning

(1 cr.) Principles of weight training and conditioning with emphasis on constructing individual and group exercise programs. (Studio 3) Open to kinesiology majors only.

KIN 121

Principles of Youth Fitness

(1 cr.) Principles of exercise as it relates to children and adolescents. Emphasis on teaching principles of aerobic exercise, flexibility, and resistance training. (Studio 2) Open to kinesiology majors only.

KIN 122

Human Anatomy and Physiology

(4 crs.) Structure and function of organ systems of the human body with emphasis on applications to human health. (Lec. 3, Online 1/Online) Not for major credit for BS in Biological Sciences.

KIN 122

Human Anatomy and Physiology

(4 crs.) Structure and function of organ systems of the human body with emphasis on applications to human health. (Lec. 3, Online 1/Online) Pre: Not for major credit in BA Biology or BS Biological Sciences. Not open to Kinesiology majors.

KIN 123

Foundations of Health

(3 crs.) Development of attitudes and practices that lead to more healthful living. Personal and community health problems studied. (Lec. 3/Online) (A2) (B4)

KIN 123

Living Well: The Applied Science of Health

(3 crs.) Scientific basis of personal health and wellness. Theoretical and applied approaches to assess and enhance wellness in young adulthood and throughout the lifespan. (Lec. 3/Online) (A2) (B4)

KIN 123H

Honors Section of KIN 123: Foundations of Health

(3 crs.) Honors Section of KIN 123: Foundations of Health. (Lec. 3/Online) Pre: 3.40 overall gpa. (A2) (B4)

KIN 123H

Honors Section of Living Well: Applied Science of Health

(3 crs.) Honors section of KIN 123. Scientific basis of personal health and wellness. Theoretical and applied approaches to assess and enhance wellness in young adulthood and throughout the lifespan. (Lec. 3/Online) Pre: 3.4 overall GPA. (A2) (B4)

KIN 125

Group Exercise Instruction and Leadership

(2 crs.) This course will familiarize students with basic group exercise standards and guidelines, develop basic teaching skills, and develop skills in designing and teaching group exercise classes to apparently healthy adults. (Studio. 2)

KIN 210

Beginner Sailing

(2 crs.) Students will learn the fundamentals of sailing a small sailboat, including the theoretical aspects of sailing. Classes include both lectures and on the water instruction. (Lab 2)

KIN 243

Prevention And Care Of Athletic Injuries

(3 crs.) Conditioning, use of physiotherapy equipment, massaging, taping and bandaging technique. Latest American Red Cross procedures with the opportunity to receive standard certification. (Lec. 2, Lab. 2) Open to kinesiology majors only or with permission of instructor.

KIN 250

Intermediate Sailing

(2 crs.) Students will learn intermediate sailing techniques including sloop rigged dinghies and keel boats, spinnaker use, trapezing and introductory racing. (Lab. 2) Pre: KIN 210 or permission of instructor.

KIN 275

Introduction to Exercise Science

(3 crs.) Introduction to the field of exercise science. Principles of exercise, components of health-related physical fitness, weight management, and basic exercise prescription. (Lec. 3/Online)

KIN 300

Physiology of Exercise

(3 crs.) Cross-listed as (KIN), BIO 300. Applied human physiology, with applications to physical activity, exercise, and sport. Particular attention to acute and chronic adjustments of the circulatory, respiratory, metabolic, and muscular systems with exercise. (Lec. 3/Online) Pre: BIO 121 or BIO 220 and BIO 221 and BIO 222 and BIO 223 or permission of instructor. Open to Kinesiology and Biology majors only.

KIN 301

Physiology of Exercise Laboratory

(1 cr.) Cross-listed as (KIN), BIO 301. Student participation in laboratory sessions designed to understand the physiology of exercise relating to body composition, EKG, pulmonary, and metabolic functions. (Lab. 2) Pre: BIO 220, BIO 221, BIO 222 and BIO 223, completion of or concurrent enrollment in KIN (BIO) 300 or permission of instructor. Open to Kinesiology and Biology majors only.

KIN 320

Fundamentals of Resistance Training

(3 crs.) Scientific and theoretical basis of strength training reinforced with hands-on laboratory experiences. Training techniques, safe and effective program design and program modification for individuals with special considerations are emphasized. (Lec. 3) Pre: KIN 300.

KIN 325

Exercise Testing and Prescription

(3 crs.) Physical fitness assessments with focus on appropriate test selection and performance. Emphasis on exercise prescription and the practical skills of test administration. Preparation for ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist exam. (Lec. 3) Pre: KIN 275 and KIN 300, one of MTH 101, 103, 111, 131. Open to Kinesiology majors only, or permission of instructor..

KIN 369

Measurement and Evaluation in Kinesiology

(3 crs.) Students learn the statistical basis for descriptive analyses and hypothesis testing in kinesiology. Students also learn to select, administer, and create reliable and valid tests in exercise, sport, fitness, and health. (Lec. 3) Pre: Kinesiology major and one of MTH 101, 103, 111, 131, or permission of instructor.�

KIN 370

Kinesiology

(3 crs.) The study of human movement based on anatomical, physiological, and mechanical principles. Emphasis on application of these principles to fundamental movement and physical education activity. (Lec. 3) Pre: Kinesiology major and BIO 121 or BIO 220 and 221, one of MTH 101, 103, 111, 131, or permission of instructor.

KIN 370

Kinesiology

(3 crs.) The study of human movement based on anatomical, physiological, and mechanical principles. Emphasis on application of these principles to fundamental movement and physical education activity. (Lec. 3) Pre: Kinesiology major; BIO 220 and 221; or permission of instructor.

KIN 375G

Exercise is Medicine

(3 crs.) Explores the biological and physiological mechanisms related to physical activity and exercise-induced enhancement of physical and mental health. (Lec. 3) (A1) (B4) (GC)

KIN 381

Exercise Behavior and Psychosocial Outcomes

(3 crs.) Review of theories of how psychological factors and interventions can affect exercise behavior and examine the psychosocial outcomes that are influenced by engaging in exercise both acutely and chronically. (Lec. 3) Pre: PSY 113. Open to Kinesiology majors only, or permission of instructor.

KIN 390

Seminar in Kinesiology

(2 crs.) Seminar for students preparing for careers and internships in Kinesiology. Subject areas include career and internship opportunities, certification, and graduate school. A variety of practicing professionals are featured speakers. (Seminar) Pre: junior standing.

KIN 391

Directed Study

(1-3 crs.) Development of an approved project supervised by a member of the department faculty. (Independent Study) Pre: junior standing and permission of chairperson and instructor.

KIN 407

Physical Activity as Therapy

(3 crs.) Cross-listed as (KIN), EDC 407. Introduction to a variety of sports/physical activities, teach students to analyze personal physical activity information collected with technological devices, learn specific exercise physiology and pedagogy applications and complete service learning experiences. (Lec., Lab.)

KIN 414

Advanced Strength and Conditioning

(3 crs.) Scientific and practical basis for developing, designing, evaluating, and implementing resistance training programs. Emphasis on the physiological basis of program design. Prepares students for National Strength and Conditioning Association certification. (Lec. 3) Pre: BIO 220 and 222, KIN 320, and KIN 370.

KIN 420

Fitness Programs for Individuals with Chronic Diseases

(3 crs.) Theory and application of physical fitness programs and testing of individuals with cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, and metabolic diseases. (Lec. 3) Pre: KIN 325, 300 and 301. Not for graduate credit. (D1)

KIN 420

Fitness Programs for Individuals with Chronic Diseases

(3 crs.) Theory and application of physical fitness programs and testing of individuals with cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, and metabolic diseases. (Lec. 3) Pre: KIN 325, 300 and 301. (D1)

KIN 420

Fitness Programs for Individuals with Chronic Diseases

(3 crs.) Theory and application of physical fitness programs and testing of individuals with cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, and metabolic diseases. (Lec. 3) Pre: KIN 325, 300 and 301. (D1)

KIN 425

Fitness and Wellness Program Development

(3 crs.) Development and administration of fitness and wellness programs. Includes program leadership and managerial skills for corporate, commercial, community, and clinical settings. (Lec. 3) Pre: KIN 275 and junior standing. Open to Kinesiology majors only, or permission of instructor. Not for graduate credit.

KIN 464G

Physiology of Aging

(3 crs.) Addresses topics related to current research and ethical ramifications of physiology of aging through lecture, discussion, reading and writing assignments. (Lec. 3) Pre: BIO 220 and BIO 221; BIO 121 and BIO 242; or permission of instructor. Not for graduate credit. (A1) (B4) (GC)

KIN 478

Sport, Cultural Politics, and Media

(3 crs.) Critical examination of social issues and cultural politics mediated through print, film, television, Internet and video games related to sports, fitness, and physical activity. (Lec. 3) Pre: SOC 100 or GWS 150 or JOR 110 or KIN 278 or permission of instructor. (C3) (A3)

KIN 482

Psycho-Social Aspects of Sport and Performance

(3 crs.) Upper-level course on the recent advances in sport and performance psychology. Examines psychological theories and skills for optimal performance and wellbeing of athletes, and the psychosocial issues that impact sports. (Lec: 3) Pre: PSY 113 and KIN major, or permission of instructor.

KIN 484

Supervised Field Work

(12 crs.) Supervised internship in clinical, community, corporate, or commercial settings. (Practicum) Pre: completion of core exercise science courses; minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA. Not for graduate credit.

KIN 496

Directed Research in Kinesiology

(1-3 crs.) Literature review, laboratory work, and/or individual research in Kinesiology under the direction of an associated faculty member. (Independent Study) Pre: Junior standing and permission of instructor. Not for graduate credit.

KIN 501

Seminar in Kinesiology

(1 cr.) This course provides a forum for students, faculty and staff from the Department of Kinesiology to present and discuss research and current issues related to the field of Kinesiology. (Seminar) Pre: Graduate standing or permission of chairperson. Must be taken twice prior to graduation.

KIN 508

Physical Activity Promotion: Theory and Practice

(3 crs.) This course examines theory and methods to facilitate individual and group behavior change, focused on promoting physical activity. Concepts in behavioral sciences affecting health behavior, motivation, and decision-making are explored. (Lec. 3)

KIN 524

Obesity: Causes, Consequences and Care

(3 crs.) Overview of the obesity epidemic and implications for morbidity and mortality. Consideration of energy balance issues and metabolism. Emphasis on the role of physical activity in preventing and treating obesity. (Lec. 3) Pre: graduate standing or permission of instructor.

KIN 530

Research Methods and Design in Kinesiology

(3 crs.) An introduction to the basic aspects of research, including problem selection, literature review, instrumentation, methodology, and the writing of research reports and articles. (Lec. 3) Pre: competence in basic statistics and permission of instructor.

KIN 531

Advanced Experimental Techniques in Exercise Science

(3 crs.) Instruction in using the computer for research purposes with an emphasis on data analysis (i.e., statistical techniques). (Lec. 3) Pre: KIN 530 or permission of instructor.

KIN 531

Advanced Experimental Techniques in Exercise Science

(3 crs.) Instruction on and analysis of various techniques used in exercise science research, clinical assessment, and/or professional practice. (Lec. 3) Pre: graduate standing or permission of instructor.

KIN 545

Advanced Motor Development

(3 crs.) Advanced study of the continuous process of motor development across the lifespan. Planning and directing movement experiences, factors mediating growth and development, and individual and gender differences are investigated.

KIN 559

Principles of Exercise Testing and Interpretation

(3 crs.) Theory and practical application of the graded exercise test including oxygen consumption measurements. Special emphasis on writing a safe exercise prescription based on the interpretation of the exercise test data. (Lec. 3) Pre: graduate standing or permission of instructor

KIN 562

Advanced Exercise Physiology

(3 crs.) Advanced study of the physiological factors limiting physical performance and work capacity with emphasis on the effects of physical conditioning on health and fitness. (Lec. 3) Pre: graduate standing or permission of instructor.

KIN 563

Epidemiology of Physical Activity

Presentation of exercise epidemiology and the effects of exercise on health. Current findings regarding the association between physical activity and chronic diseases and their risk factors. (Lec. 3) Pre: graduate standing or permission of instructor.

KIN 564

Physiology of Aging

(3 crs.) Library searches, reports, and discussion of topics of current research on the physiology of aging. Subject matter adapted to meet interests of students. (Lec. 3) Pre: Graduate standing or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit in KIN 464.

KIN 565

Cardiovascular Disease: Prevention and Rehabilitation

(3 crs.) Focus on cardiac rehabilitation, underlying pathology and pathophysiology, diagnostic and prognostic testing, and principles of rehabilitation. Special emphasis on electrocardiographic analysis and exercise intervention. (Lec. 3) Pre: graduate standing or permission of instructor.

KIN 570X

Biomechanical Aspects of Kinesiology

Study of the mechanical principles, analytical methods, and instrumentation systems involved in the analysis of human movement. Emphasis on application of these principles to movements including gait and physical activity. (Lec. 3) Pre: MTH 103 or 111; PHY 111; and KIN 370 or BME 207; and permission of instructor.

KIN 581

Psychological Aspects of a Healthy Lifestyle

(3 crs.) Cross-listed as (KIN), PSY 581. Considers the psychological processes and behaviors related to exercise participation and the adoption of a healthy lifestyle. Analysis of models and theories used in exercise psychology, associated research, and the implications for practitioners. (Lec. 3) Pre: graduate standing, PSY 113 and 232, or permission of instructor.

KIN 582

Applied Sport Psychology

(3 crs.) Focus on performance enhancement techniques (i.e., imagery, goal-setting, etc.) designed to improve individual and team performance. (Lec. 3) Pre: graduate standing, PSY 113 and 232 or permission of instructor.

KIN 591

Special Problems

(3 crs.) Written paper reporting an in-depth investigation of a pertinent problem in the field, including a review of relevant literature, analysis, and solution of the problem based on scientific methodology, with recommendations for improved practices. (Independent Study) Limited to and required of all graduate students in physical education who elect the nonthesis option.

KIN 592

Internship in Kinesiology

(3 crs.) Directed field experience under the supervision of a faculty member and a professional member of the cooperating institution. Application of knowledge, synthesis of practical experiences. Paper required. (Practicum) Pre: a minimum of 12 graduate credits in kinesiology and permission of major professor and chairperson.

KIN 595

Independent Study

(1-3 crs.) Development of an approved project supervised by a member of the graduate faculty. (Independent Study) Pre: permission of chairperson and instructor. May not be substituted for 591 or 599.

KIN 596

Kinesiology Research Experience

(1-3 crs.) Graduate student research experience to include literature reviews, laboratory research work, and/or other types of research experiences in Kinesiology under the direction of a Kinesiology faculty member. (Independent Study) Pre: Graduate standing in Kinesiology or permission of instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.

KIN 599

Master's Thesis Research

(1-6 crs.) Number of credits is determined each semester in consultation with the major professor or program committee. (Independent Study) S/U credit.

KIN 691

Research in Kinesiology

(1-3 crs.) Assigned research on an advanced level. Students are required to outline the problem, conduct the necessary literature survey and experimental work, and present their observations and conclusions in a report. (Independent Study). Pre: Enrollment in the Doctoral Program in Health Sciences. May be repeated for up to 6 credits.

KIN 699

Doctoral Dissertation Research

(1-12 credits) Number of credits is determined each semester in consultation with the major professor or program committee. (Independent Study). Pre: Enrollment in the Doctoral Program in Health Sciences. S/U credit.

Human Development and Family Studies

HDF 130G

This is Us": Individual and Family Development"

(3 crs.) Students in this course will learn about contemporary issues of human development, family systems, and cultural diversity based on the television show, This is Us. (Online) Pre: Freshmen or sophomore standing, or permission of instructor. (C3) (GC)

HDF 150

Human Sexuality

(3 crs.) Cross-listed as (NUR), HDF 150. Interdisciplinary approach to the study of individual and societal determinants in the development, integration, and expression of human sexuality and a code of sexual behavior. (Lec. 3/Online) (A2) (C3)

HDF 180

Personal And Career Development In Human Services

(1 cr.) Exploration of skills and interests related to career development. Seminar for human service career opportunities. Understanding of short and long term goal process emphasized. (Seminar/Online) HDF students only.

HDF 190

Introduction to Leadership Issues

(3 crs.) Leadership development course focusing on leadership theories, personal and academic adjustment issues, civic leadership and community service and basic communication skills. Core requirement for the minor in leadership studies (Lec. 3) Pre: permission of instructor.

HDF 200

Life Span Development I

(3 crs.) Physical, social, cognitive, and emotional growth and development of young children within the family and varied cultural settings. Review of contemporary issues and their relevance for social policy. (Online) (A2) (C3)

HDF 200

Life Span Development I

(3 crs.) Physical, social, cognitive, and emotional growth and development of young children within the family and varied cultural settings. Review of contemporary issues and their relevance for social policy. (Accelerated Online Program) (A2) (C3)

HDF 201

Life Span Development II

(3 crs.) Physical, social, cognitive, and emotional growth and development from adolescence to senescence. Attention to varied cultural settings and relevant social policy. (Lec. 3/Online)

HDF 202

Research in Human Development and Family Science

(3 crs.) Introduction to research processes in human development and family studies. Emphasis on reading and evaluating the research literature and preparing and presenting literature reviews. (Lec. 3/Online) Pre: admission to the HDF or BIS program.

HDF 205G

Money Skills for Life

(3 crs.) An interdisciplinary framework to review important personal financial issues and to offer applicable tools to help students make good financial choices on earning, spending, borrowing, protecting, investing and saving money.(Lec. 3/Online) (A2) (B4) (GC)

HDF 205G

Money Skills for Life

(3 crs.) An interdisciplinary framework to review important personal financial issues and to offer applicable tools to help students make good financial choices on earning, spending, borrowing, protecting, investing and saving money. (Lec. 3/Online) (A2) (B4) (GC) Pre: HDF major, or by permission of instructor

HDF 208

Health and Wellness of the Young Child

(3 crs.) Prepares individuals working with young children to establish an environment that promotes a positive state of health and well-being so that children can thrive. The course will focus on planning safe environments, promoting physical activity, and establishing routines and positive experiences in the areas of health, safety, and nutrition. (Lec. 3) (A2)

HDF 225

Consumer In The Economy

(3 crs.) Application of basic economic principles to consumer problems in a complex marketplace, buyer-seller relationships, effective consumer decision making, effects of government policies on consumers. (Lec. 3/Online) (A2) (B4)

HDF 230

Couple and Family Relationships

(3 crs.) Intimate romantic and family relationships are explored across the life span. An emphasis is placed on understanding how personal, cultural, and economic factors impact the quality of family life. (Lec. 3/Online) Pre: HDF major or permission of instructor.

HDF 290

Modern Leadership Issues

(3 crs.) Introductory leadership class. Topics include basic leadership theories, international goverance/economic systems, critical thinking, and leadership in U.S. education; community service organizations; families; diverse workplaces. Core option for the leadership studies minor. (Lec. 3/Online) Pre: permission of instructor.

HDF 291

Rose Butler Browne Peer Mentoring Program

(3 crs.) Explores cultural identity, adult development, leadership, body image and the media, issues relevant to women of color, community engagement and mentoring. Elective for leadership minors. (Lec. 3) Pre: permission of instructor.

HDF 305

Family Engagement in Early Childhood Settings

(3 crs.) Examination of the professional behaviors for establishing and maintaining positive, ongoing, effective reciprocal relationships with diverse families in various early childhood settings. (Lec. 3) Pre: HDF 230 or acceptance into the Early Childhood Education Teacher Certification Program.

HDF 306

Infant and Toddler Development

(4 crs.) Study of development in the first three years including family interaction and early education. Emphasis is on cultural differences in parenting. Supervised observation/participation working with infants and toddlers three hours a week included. (Lec. 3, Practicum 1) Pre: HDF major and HDF 200 or permission of instructor.

HDF 308

Early Childhood Development

(4 crs.) Theory and practice in care, teaching, and guidance of preschool children. Lectures, discussion, and participation in a field setting for three hours a week. Students will be placed in practicum sites at either the Kingston or Providence URI CDC lab schools. Service Learning. (Lec., Online 3, Practicum 1). Pre: HDF or ECE major and HDF 200, or permission of instructor.

HDF 308

Early Childhood Development

(4 crs.) Theory and practice in care, teaching, and guidance of preschool children. Lectures, discussion, and participation in a 36-hour practicum. Practicum takes place at URI CDC lab schools. Practicum placement (in either Kingston or Providence) and schedule are provided at the start of the semester. (Lec., Online 3, Practicum 1/Online). Pre: HDF or ECE major and HDF 200, or permission of instructor.

HDF 310

Middle Childhood and Adolescent Development

(4 crs.) Physical, psychological, social, and emotional growth and development of the individual during adolescence. Observation/participation working with adolescents three hours a week included. (Lec. 3, Prac. 1) Pre: HDF major and HDF 201 or permission of instructor.

HDF 312

Emerging and Early Adult Development

(4 crs.) Identification of influences, processes, and forces shaping development in emerging and early adulthood. Integration of theory and research with experiential learning. (Lec. 3, Project 1) Pre: HDF major and HDF 201 or permission of instructor.

HDF 314

Later Adulthood Growth and Development

(4 crs.) Introduction to the study of aging processes: Biological, psychological, and social theories. Health, social, and other age-related problems. Lecture, discussion, and participation in a field setting. (Lec. 3, Practicum 1) Pre: HDF major and HDF 201 or permission of instructor.

HDF 318G

Health and Wealth

(3 crs.) This course will draw from the disciplines of economics, public policy, public health, and consumer behavior to offer a comprehensive understanding of the intersection of health and wealth. (Lec. 3/Online) (A2) (B4) (GC)

HDF 333

(433) Family Life Education

(3 crs.) History, philosophy and goals of Family Life Education including requirements for certification. Program planning, implementation and evaluation. Current issues, trends, research and theory. Emphasis on diversity of clientele and settings. (Lec. 3) Pre: HDF 202.

HDF 340

Introduction to Early Intervention

(3 crs.) Orientation to Early Intervention services for families with children ages birth to three with developmental delays. The course describes various disabilities, introduces family-centered service approaches, and examines early identification methods. (Lec. 3) Pre: Sophomore standing.

HDF 340

Introduction to Early Intervention

(3 crs.) Orientation to Early Intervention services for families with children ages birth to three with developmental delays. The course describes various disabilities, introduces family-centered service approaches, and examines early identification methods. (Lec. 3) Pre: Sophomore or Junior standing, or by permission of instructor.

HDF 341

Early Intervention Services and Planning

(3 crs.) Systematic, family-centered, team approach to service delivery is emphasized. Emphasis on developing and embedding learning opportunities in everyday routines, relationships, activities, and places of the families in early intervention. (Lec. 3) Pre: HDF 340 and sophomore standing.

HDF 342

Working with Families in Early Childhood

(3 crs.) Exploration of ways to collaborate with families in home visiting and early childhood programs. Strategies used to engage families, family-centered approaches to identify strengths and needs, and coaching are emphasized. (Lec. 3) Pre: HDF 340

HDF 342

Working with Families in Early Childhood

(3 crs.) Exploration of ways to collaborate with families in home visiting and early childhood programs. Strategies used to engage families, family-centered approaches to identify strengths and needs, and coaching are emphasized. (Lec. 3) Pre: Completed or concurrent enrollment in HDF 340

HDF 343

Screening and Assessment in Early Intervention

(3 crs.) Interdisciplinary child and family assessment procedures and development of Individual Family Service Plans (IFSP) are covered. Collaborating with families on goals and services developing responsive and meaningful outcomes for children birth to three and families in Early Intervention are emphasized. (Lec. 3) Pre: HDF 340.

HDF 352G

Adulting in the 21st Century

(3 crs.) Examines being an adult in contemporary society. Explores questions related to cultural influences on sense of self, ethical reasoning, and responsible behaviors in family, work, and community contexts. (Lec. 3) Pre: Junior or senior standing. (A2) (C3) (GC)

HDF 357

Family and Community Health

(3 crs.) Individual, family and community health concerns throughout the lifespan. Focus on health disparities amongst groups. (Lec. 3/Online) Pre: Junior standing in HDF or permission of instructor.

HDF 381

Exploring Internships in Human Service Agencies

(1 cr.) To prepare HDF students to identify goals and professional interests in human services before applying for Senior Field Placement. This course should be taken before HDF481. (Online) Pre: HDF major or permission of instructor. Students must pass both HDF 381 and HDF 481 to receive Gen Ed credits. (D1) (C1)

HDF 381

Exploring Internships in Human Service Agencies

(1 cr.) To prepare HDF students to identify goals and professional interests in human services before applying for Senior Field Placement. This course should be taken before HDF481. (Online) Pre: HDF major and 75 credits. Students must pass both HDF 381 and HDF 481 to receive Gen Ed credits. (D1) (C1)

HDF 400

Child Development: Advanced Course

(3 crs.) Review and critique of major theories of child development. Examination of research studies and issues associated with the first decade of life. Emphasis on cultural contexts. (Lec. 3) Pre: HDF 200 or PSY 232, and HDF 202.

HDF 405

Policy Issues in Health and Aging

(4 crs.) Cross-listed as (PSC), HDF 405. Analysis of U.S. social policy and programs related to issues of health and aging. Topics include: health care, long term care, retirement, and social services. (Seminar 4) Pre: PSC 310 or HDF 202 or permission of the instructor. (D1) (B3)

HDF 405H

Honors Section of PSC/HDF 405: Policy Issues in Health and Aging

(4 crs.) Cross-listed as (PSC), HDF 405H. Honors Section of PSC/HDF 405: Policy Issues in Health and Aging. Analysis of U.S. social policy and programs related to issues of health and aging. Topics include: health care, long term care, retirement, and social services. (Seminar 4) Pre: 3.40 overall GPA and PSC 310 or HDF 202 or permission of the instructor. (D1) (B3)

HDF 412

Historical, Multi-Ethnic, and Alternative Leadership

(3 crs.) Examines issues of cultural anthropology, critical thinking, theories of inclusion, and crisis leadership. Capstone requirement for leadership minors. (Lec. 3) Pre: permission of instructor and HDF 190 or 290 and junior or senior standing. Not for graduate credit. (C3) (D1)

HDF 413

Advanced Facilitation and Consulting Skills

(3 crs.) Examines experiential education, organizational development, facilitation techniques, and ethical issues of peer leadership. Elective for leadership minors. (Lec. 3) Pre: permission of instructor and HDF 190 or HDF 290. Not for graduate credit.

HDF 414

Leadership for Activism and Social Change

(3 crs.) Explores issues related to social change, power and privilege, coalition building, non-violence, civic engagement and activist movements. Elective for leadership minors. (Lec. 3) Pre: permission of instructor and HDF 190 or HDF 290. Not for graduate credit. (D1) (C1)

HDF 415

Peer Leadership Issues

(3 crs.) Explores mentoring strategies, leadership and identity development models, leadership style, and community involvement. Elective for leadership minors. (Lec. 2, Lab. 2) Pre: Permission of instructor and HDF 190 or HDF 290. Not for graduate credit.

HDF 416

Personal and Organizational Leadership

(3 crs.) Topics include leadership theory and style, experiential learning, peer mentoring, critical thinking, quality improvement, and organizational development. (Lec. 3) Elective for leadership minors. Pre: HDF 290 or 190 and permission of instructor. Not for graduate credit.

HDF 417

Internship for Leadership Minors

(3 crs.) Supervised internship experience for leadership studies minors. A core requirement for the minor in leadership studies. (Practicum) Pre: permission of instructor and HDF 190 or HDF 290 and enrollment in leadership minor. Not for graduate credit.

HDF 418

Personal Finance

(3 crs.) Personal financial planning and decisions for attaining individual and family goals. Factors that affect, protect, and enhance financial security. (Lec. 3/Online) Pre: completion of 24 or more credits and HDF 202.

HDF 420

Early Language and Literacy Development (Birth-5)

(3 crs.) Cross-listed as (HDF), EDC 421. Theoretical foundations of language and literacy development from birth through age 5. Examines practical applications of multi-modal language and literacy in diverse populations, including dual language learners. (Lec. 3) Pre: For HDF: HDF 200 and either HDF 202 or PSY 301; For ECE: admission into the Early Childhood Education Teacher Certification Program; or permission of instructor.

HDF 421

Death, Dying, and Bereavement

(3 crs.) Cross-listed as (HDF), THN 421. Exploration of human death, dying and bereavement. Focus on biomedical, psychological, social and multicultural dimensions. Implications for social policy. (Lec. 3) Pre: junior standing or above.

HDF 426

Retirement Planning

(3 crs.) Explanation and evaluation of financial information needed for effective retirement planning, including defining goals, estimating expenses, and analyzing resources. (Lec. 3/Online) Pre: HDF 418 or permission of instructor.

HDF 430

Family Interaction

(3 crs.) Interdisciplinary approach to the dynamics of intrafamily relationships, interactions of family units and family members within the sociocultural environment. Implications for social policy. (Lec. 3) Pre: HDF 202 and 230.

HDF 431

Families and Aging

(3 crs.) Cross-listed as (HDF), SOC 431. An analysis of families and interpersonal relationships of older adults. With attention to social, psychological, cultural, economic, and political factors. (Lec. 3) Pre: HDF 202 or SOC 440.

HDF 432

Perspectives on Parenting

(3 crs.) Historic examination of childhood and parenting philosophies and comparison of practices among different cultures. Attention to contemporary social policy and practices surrounding parenting. (Lec. 3) Pre: HDF 200 or PSY 232, and HDF 202.

HDF 434

Children and Families in Poverty

(3 crs.) Interdisciplinary approach to understanding the effects of poverty with attention to cultural, political and policy issues and implications. (Lec. 3) Service learning. Pre: junior standing in the major or permission of instructor and HDF 202.

HDF 434H

Honors Section of HDF 434: Children and Families in Poverty

(3 crs.) Honors Section of HDF 434: Children and Families in Poverty. (Lec. 3) Pre: 3.40 overall GPA, HDF 202, and senior standing in HDF major or permission of instructor.

HDF 437

Law and Families in the United States

(3 crs.) Cross-listed as (HDF), SOC 437. Seminar to investigate family roles, relationships, rights, and responsibilities as defined by the law. Emphasis on explicit and implicit family policy revealed in the various branches of law. (Seminar) Pre: HDF 200 and 230 or SOC 212.

HDF 440

Healthy Living Environments for Older Adults

(3 crs.) Study of normal aging related changes as design determinants of the physical environment. Identifies theories and models of person-environment interaction and environment-behavior issues and procedures for post-occupancy evaluation studies. (Lec. 3) Pre: HDF 202. (C1) (A2)

HDF 450

Introduction to Counseling

(3 crs.) Introduces students in human sciences to interviewing and counseling skills in both professional and paraprofessional settings. Integrates theory, practice, and application by didactic and experiential learning. (Lec. 3) Pre: HDF 230 and junior standing in HDF; or graduate standing, or permission of instructor.

HDF 451

Financial Counseling and Debt Management

(3 crs.) Examination of debt and budgeting problems affecting families. Utilization of a problem-solving approach and inclusion of financial counseling strategies for coping with financial issues and becoming proactive in family financial management. (Lec. 3/Online)

HDF 456

Assessment Practicum

(3 crs.) Supervised experience in completing cognitive, affective, and psychomotor assessments of young children. (Practicum) Pre: credit or concurrent enrollment in HDF 455. In alternate years.

HDF 460

Therapeutic Play for Children and Youth

(3 crs.) Overview of the principles of therapeutic play for children and youth, including theories, technique, application and the skills within a family systems framework. (Lec. 3) Pre: HDF 200 and HDF 202, or permission of instructor

HDF 471

Responding to Grief

(3 crs.) Cross-listed as (HDF), THN 471. Examines conceptual, psychosocial, somatic and pragmatic issues faced when grieving and how to cope or assist others accommodating imminent or realized loss due to death. (Lec. 3) Pre: HDF 421, or prior thanatology course, or permission of instructor.

HDF 472

Traumatic Stress in Families

(3 crs.) Cross-listed as (HDF) 572. This course reviews information on psychological trauma and its impact on individuals and families. Responses to trauma, family stress theories, PTSD , and principles for working with trauma-exposed populations are covered. (Lec. 3) Not for graduate credit.

HDF 472X

Traumatic Stress in Families

(3 crs.) This course reviews information on psychological trauma and its impact on individuals and families. Responses to trauma, family stress theories, PTSD , and principles for working with trauma-exposed populations are covered. (Lec. 3) Not for graduate credit.

HDF 480

Senior Field Experiences in Community Agencies

(6-12 crs.) Senior field experience in community agencies (Practicum) Service learning. Pre: HDF 381 and concurrent enrollment in HDF 481; senior standing and permission of instructor. Registration occurs in the semester preceding the internship. Not for graduate credit. S/U only.

HDF 481

Field Experience Seminar and Reflections

(2 crs.) Group discussion of field experience in community agencies and related academic assignments. Includes service learning, reflections and discussions (Seminar) Not for graduate credit. Pre: HDF381, concurrent enrollment in HDF 480, senior standing in the major, and permission of instructor. Students must pass both HDF 381 and 481 to obtain general education credit. (D1) (C1)

HDF 492

Leadership Minor Portfolio

(1 cr.) Preparation of portfolios required for graduation with minor in leadership studies. (Seminar) Pre: enrollment in leadership studies minor. Not for graduate credit.

HDF 496

Applied Research in Human Development and Family Science

(1-3 crs.) Literature, laboratory work, and/or individual research under the direction of a departmental family member. (Independent Study) Pre: Sophomore standing and permission of instructor. Not for graduate credit.

HDF 497

Special Problems

(1-3 crs.) Open to qualified seniors who wish to do advanced work primarily consisting of lab or field experiences. Students must obtain written approval from proposed faculty supervisor prior to registration. Pre: senior standing and permission of chairperson. May be repeated for no more than 9 credits. Not for graduate credit. S/U only.

HDF 498

Special Problems

(1-3 crs.) Open to qualified seniors who wish to do advanced work. Conducted as a seminar or supervised individual project. Students must obtain written approval from proposed faculty supervisor prior to registration. Pre: senior standing and permission of chairperson. May be repeated for no more than 9 credits. Not for graduate credit.

HDF 501

Developmental Science in Family Contexts

(3 crs.) Critical analysis of developmental science theories and related contemporary research. Using a lifespan perspective, the course will examine individual and family theories of development, and consider relevant practice and research implications. (Lec. 3) Pre: Graduate standing or permission of instructor.

HDF 505

Human Sexuality and Counseling

(3 crs.) Historical, cultural, and developmental issues in human sexuality and counseling. Implications for self and client understanding through personal exploration and desensitization to sensitive topics. (Lec. 3) Pre: graduate standing or permission of instructor.

HDF 511

Seminar on Infancy Through Childhood

(3 crs.) Examines trajectories, theories and research associated with child development from infancy through childhood. Topics include early brain development, culturally sensitive caregiving, health, education, behavior, and the impact of public policy on this developmental stage. (Seminar) Pre: graduate standing or permission of instructor

HDF 511

Child and Adolescent Development

(3 crs.) In this graduate-level course, students will learn about the biopsychosocial development of children and adolescents, the contexts in which they develop (homes, schools, neighborhoods), and the implications for intervention and prevention science. (Accelerated Online Program) Pre: Graduate standing or by permission of instructor

HDF 512

Seminar on Adolescence Through Young Adulthood

(3 crs.) Examine theories and research associated with adolescence and young adulthood. Topics include transitions, risky behaviors, health issues, work-family tensions, and the impact of public policy on this developmental stage. (Seminar) Pre: Graduate standing or permission of instructor.

HDF 513

Promotion of Healthy Adulthood and Aging

(3 crs.) This graduate-level course is designed to cover: (a) the relationship between biopsychosocial factors and healthy aging, and (b) risk, resilience, and protective factors for physical and mental health in adulthood and later life. (Accelerated Online Program)

HDF 513

Promotion of Healthy Adulthood and Aging

(3 crs.) This graduate-level course is designed to cover: (a) the relationship between biopsychosocial factors and healthy aging, and (b) risk, resilience, and protective factors for physical and mental health in adulthood and later life. (Lec. 3/Online/Accelerated Online Program) Pre: Graduate standing, or by permission of instructor.

HDF 518

Seminar in Life-Span Financial Issues

(3 crs.) Survey and critical examination of research on life-span financial issues. Implications for diverse populations and human service settings will be drawn. (Independent Study) Pre: HDF 418 or permission of instructor.

HDF 527

Health Care Policy

(3 crs.) Development of policy frameworks and their application for understanding current major health care policy issues across lifespan, including economic, political, and ethical dimensions. Exploration of the experiences of other countries. (Seminar) Pre: graduate standing or permission of instructor.

HDF 533

Family Policy for Problem Prevention

(3 crs.) In this graduate-level course, students will examine the political, socio-economic and cultural forces influencing development and implementation of national and local policies that impact families in the United States. (Accelerated Online Program) Pre: Graduate standing or permission of instructor

HDF 533

Family Policy for Problem Prevention

(3 crs.) In this graduate-level course, students will examine the political, socio-economic and cultural forces influencing development and implementation of national and local policies that impact families in the United States. (Lec. 3/Online/Accelerated Online Program) Pre: Graduate standing or permission of instructor

HDF 536

Family Health and Prevention Across the Lifespan

(3 crs.) Students will learn to improve the health and well-being of individuals and families through evidence-based approaches to prevention and intervention. Fundamental concepts include the biopsychosocial model, health disparities and risk/resilience factors in families and across the lifespan. (Accelerated Online Program)

HDF 536

Family Health and Prevention Across the Lifespan

(3 crs.) Students will learn to improve the health and well-being of individuals and families through evidence-based approaches to prevention and intervention. Fundamental concepts include the biopsychosocial model, health disparities and risk/resilience factors in families and across the lifespan. (Lec. 3/Online 3/Accelerated Online Program)

HDF 540

Interdisciplinary Teamwork in Health and Human Services

(3 crs.) Basic principles of interdisciplinary teamwork in health care, human service, and education professions. Practice in promoting effective communication, conflict resolution, and leadership in teams. Focus on social and experiential learning. (Lec. 3) Pre: permission of instructor.

HDF 550

Relationship Mediation and Conflict Resolution

(3 crs.) Students are introduced to mediation principles, phases of mediation, mediator�s role, and standards of the profession. The practice of mediation is illustrated via role plays, with a special emphasis on family and interpersonal conflict resolution. (Lec. 3) Pre: graduate standing or permission of instructor.

HDF 551

Counseling Theory and Techniques

(3 crs.) Theoretical foundation and practice of counseling with diverse adult populations. (Lec. 3) Pre: graduate standing and permission of instructor.

HDF 559

Diversity in Applied Family Settings

(3 crs.) Systemic integration of multicultural and contextual frameworks for service delivery and scholarly work in a diverse world. Emphasis on the development of multicultural competence, awareness, practical applications, and evaluation in family settings. (Seminar) Pre: HDF 450 or equivalent and graduate standing or permission of instructor.

HDF 563

Marital and Family Therapy I

(3 crs.) Major theoretical perspectives, including system theory as related to therapy. Communication and relationship skills, negotiation and behavioral contracting, treating specific relationship problems, therapy evaluation. (Seminar) Pre: HDF 430 and permission of instructor.

HDF 564

Marital and Family Therapy II

(3 crs.) Major contemporary theories of family therapy and the development of family therapy as a unique intervention strategy; special consideration of issues and problems commonly confronted in conducting family therapy. (Seminar) Pre: permission of instructor.

HDF 565

Family Therapy Practicum

(3 crs.) Preparation for and practice of couple and family therapy. Live supervision, student-presented case material, and review of recordings of actual counseling sessions. (Practicum 3) Pre: Admission to CFT program or permission of instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 18 credits.

HDF 566

Theoretical and Clinical Problems

(3 crs.) Examination of major ongoing and emerging theoretical issues in family therapy. The implications of these problems in clinical practice with families. (Lec. 3) Pre: HDF 564 and graduate standing.

HDF 569

Assessment in Family Therapy

(3 crs.) Administration and interpretation of assessment instruments for treatment, planning, and evaluation. Ethical, legal, and theoretical issues related to family systems assessment are discussed. (Seminar) Pre: graduate standing or permission of instructor.

HDF 570

Research Methods in Human Development

(3 crs.) Historical, philosophical, and procedural foundations of scientific inquiries into individuals and families. Explores the various ways to acquire information about human development and family relationships. (Lec. 3) Pre: graduate standing or permission of instructor.

HDF 570

Preventive Research Methods

(3 crs.) Students will learn how to analyze and write about research and develop a research strategy in prevention science. Students will also learn applied methods and how to conduct basic analyses. (Seminar/Accelerated Online Program) Pre: Graduate standing, or by permission of instructor.

HDF 572

Traumatic Stress in Families

(3 crs.) Cross-listed as (HDF) 472. This course reviews information on psychological trauma and its impact on individuals and families. Responses to trauma, family stress theories, PTSD , and principles for working with trauma-exposed populations are covered. (Lec. 3)

HDF 572X

Traumatic Stress in Families

(3 crs.) This course reviews information on psychological trauma and its impact on individuals and families. Responses to trauma, family stress theories, PTSD , and principles for working with trauma-exposed populations are covered. (Lec. 3) Not for graduate credit.

HDF 577

Topics in Human Development & Family Studies

(1-3 crs.) Recent developments and current issues in Human Development and Family Studies. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits. (Seminar)

HDF 578

Ethical, Legal, and Professional Concerns in Family Therapy

(3 crs.) Ethical, legal, and professional issues encountered by family therapists in the delivery of services. These aspects of therapy practice along with systemic theory are cornerstones of competent practice. (Seminar) Pre: Graduate standing or permission of instructor.

HDF 580

Professional Seminar

(1-3 crs.) Emphasizes initial implementation phases of master's research requirement as well as legal, ethical, and professional issues. (Seminar) Pre: advanced standing and permission of instructor.

HDF 581

Professional Seminar

(1-3 crs.) Emphasizes research applications, completion of master's research requirement, and making a transition to a professional position. (Seminar) Pre: permission of instructor.

HDF 583

Master's Internship

(3 or 6 crs.) Supervised field experience in various settings. Culminating experience integrates program theory and skills. (Practicum) Pre: advanced standing and permission of instructor. S/U credit.

HDF 584

Master's Internship

(3 or 6 crs.) Supervised field experience in various settings. Culminating experience integrates program theory and skills. (Practicum) Pre: advanced standing and permission of instructor. S/U credit.

HDF 595

Master's Project: Action Research

(1-6 crs.) Number of credits is determined each semester in consultation with the major professor. Minimum of 6 credits is required of students who have chosen the action-thesis option. (Independent Study) S/U credit.

HDF 597

Advanced Study

(1-3 crs.) Survey of important research contributions significant to the understanding of human development and relationships. (Independent Study)

HDF 598

Advanced Study

(1-3 crs.) Survey of important research contributions significant to the understanding of human development and relationships. (Independent Study)

HDF 598

Advanced Research Study in Human Development and Family Sci

(1-3 crs.) Survey of important research contributions significant to the understanding of human development and relationships. (Independent Study/Accelerated Online Program)

HDF 599

Master's Thesis Research

(1-6 crs.) Number of credits is determined each semester in consultation with the major professor or program committee. Minimum of 6 credits is required of students who have chosen the thesis option. (Independent Study) S/U credit.

HDF 691

Research in Human Development & Family Science

(1-3 crs.) Assigned research on an advanced level. Students are required to outline the problem, conduct the necessary literature survey and experimental work, and present their observations and conclusions in a report. (Independent Study). Pre: Enrollment in the Doctoral Program in Health Sciences. May be repeated for up to 6 credits.

HDF 699

Doctoral Dissertation Research

(1-12 credits) Number of credits is determined each semester in consultation with the major professor or program committee. (Independent Study). Pre: Enrollment in the Doctoral Program in Health Sciences. S/U credit.

Psychology

PSY 103

Towards Self-Understanding

(3 crs.) Individual and social problems of normal persons. Personality development, social behavior, and adjustment reactions with emphasis on increasing awareness of personal and interpersonal functioning. (Lec. 3/Online) (A2) (B1)

PSY 113

General Psychology

(3 crs.) Introductory survey course of the major facts and principles of human behavior. Prerequisite for students interested in professional work in psychology or academic fields in which an extended knowledge of psychology is basic. (Lec. 2, Rec. 1) (A2)

PSY 113

General Psychology

(3 crs.) Introductory survey course of the major facts and principles of human behavior. Prerequisite for students interested in professional work in psychology or academic fields in which an extended knowledge of psychology is basic. (Lec. 2, Rec. 1/Online) (A2)

PSY 113H

Honors Section of PSY 113: General Psychology

(3 crs.) Honors Section of PSY 113: General Psychology. (Lec. 2, Rec. 1) Pre: 3.40 overall GPA. (A2)

PSY 130G

The Problem of Hunger in the U.S.

(3 crs.) Cross-listed as (HSS), PSY 130G. Survey of the problem of hunger in the United States, the causes, effects on individuals and society, and the policies and programs intended to help hungry people. (Lec. 2, Seminar 1) (A2) (C1) (GC)

PSY 130G

The Problem of Hunger in the U.S.

(3 crs.) Survey of the problem of hunger in the United States, the causes, effects on individuals and society, and the policies and programs intended to help hungry people. (Lec. 2, Seminar 1) (A2) (C1) (GC)

PSY 200

Quantitative Methods in Psychology

(4 crs.) Basic concepts and techniques of quantification in psychology. Emphasis on application of certain descriptive and inferential statistical tools in the analysis of psychological measurement of behavior. Practical applications using computer programs may be undertaken and/or other lab exercises. (Lec. 3, Lab. 2) Pre: PSY 113, at least one college-level mathematics course, and sophomore standing.

PSY 200H

Honors Section of PSY200: Quantitative Methods in Psychology

(4 crs.) Honors Section of PSY 200: Quantitative Methods in Psychology. (Lec. 3, Lab. 2) Pre: PSY 113, at least one college-level mathematics course, sophomore standing, and 3.40 overall GPA.

PSY 205G

The Challenged Brain

(3 crs.) Cross-listed as (BPS), PSY 205G. Equips students with knowledge about ways that central nervous system functioning can be challenged either by disease, injury, or alternate ways of functioning. (Lec. 3) (A1) (B4) (GC)

PSY 232

Developmental Psychology

(3 crs.) Comprehensive understanding of human development and growth from birth to senescence. (Lec. 3) Pre: PSY 113. (A2)

PSY 235

Theories of Personality

(3 crs.) Critical survey of the major theories of personality. Emphasis will be placed on the 'normal' personality. (Lec. 3) Pre: PSY 113.

PSY 254

Behavior Problems and Personality Disorders

(3 crs.) Evaluation of the more serious behavioral disorders as found in the major forms of character disorders, psychoneuroses, and psychoses. Theories of causation, development and effects of anxiety and defense mechanisms, and interpretation of symptoms and methods of treatment. (Lec. 3) Pre: PSY 113.

PSY 254

Introduction to Psychopathology

(3 crs.) An overview of sociocultural and scientific theories of mental health conditions typically encountered in mental health settings. The major psychological, cognitive, and behavioral disorders and their classifications are examined (Lec. 3) Pre: PSY 113.

PSY 254H

Hnrs Sec PSY 254: Behavior Problems & Personality Disorders

(3 crs.) Honors Section of PSY 254: Behavior Problems and Personality Disorders. (Lec. 3) Pre: PSY 113 and 3.40 or better overall GPA.

PSY 255

Health Psychology

(3 crs.) Investigates the relationship between behavior and health; emphasizes the theory and science of health behavior change; explores specific behaviors and behavior change strategies from an individual and public health perspective. (Lec. 3/Online)

PSY 276G

”High” Society: The Effects of Psychoactive Drugs

(3 crs.) This course will provide an overview of the research on substance use (tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs), including the epidemiology and physical/psychological consequences of use and addiction, prevention and treatment approaches, and substance use policy. (Lec. 3) Pre: PSY 113. (A2) (B4) (GC)

PSY 301

Research Methods and Design in the Behavioral Sciences

(4 crs.) Examination of methodological principles and research design applied to the behavioral sciences. Students will review scientific literature on an approved topic, collect and analyze data, and interpret results to prepare research reports. (Lec.3, Lab. 2) Pre: PSY 200 or 200H and WRT 104 or 106. (D1) (B4)

PSY 305

Field Experience In Psychology

(3 crs.) Direct contact with settings and populations served by psychologists. Emphasis on understanding models and theories in relation to practical problems. Topical sections may include: a) pre-clinical, b) community, c) laboratory, and d) organizational applications. (Practicum) Pre: PSY 113 and permission of instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.

PSY 310

History and Systems of Psychology

(3 crs.) Origins of psychological inquiry and theories of psychology. Transformations of theories and methods of inquiry through the history of our culture including contemporary systems and models of psychological functioning. (Lec. 3/Online) Pre: PSY 113.

PSY 324

Latina/o Psychology

(3 crs.) Examination of the Latina/o experience from a psychological and ecological perspective. The primary course goal is to increase student awareness and knowledge about Latinas/os through critical thinking and self-reflection. (Seminar/Online) Pre: PSY 103 or 113.

PSY 334

Introduction to Clinical Psychology

(3 crs.) Emphasis on scope of the field, functions of the clinical psychologist, methods used, and problems encountered, both scientific and professional. (Lec. 3) Pre: PSY 254.

PSY 335

The Psychology of Social Behavior

(3 crs.) Conceptual and empirical analyses of individual behavior in social contexts; attention to social motivation, attitude development and change, liking, conformity, aggression, altruism. (Lec. 3) Pre: PSY 113 and junior standing or permission of instructor.

PSY 335

The Psychology of Social Behavior

(3 crs.) Conceptual and empirical analyses of individual behavior in social contexts; attention to social motivation, attitude development and change, liking, conformity, aggression, altruism. (Lec. 3/Online) Pre: PSY 113 and junior standing or permission of instructor.

PSY 340

Introduction to School Psychology

(3 crs.) Introduces students to the field of school psychology by covering the history of the field, current practices, ethical and legal considerations, and the process of becoming a school psychologist. (Seminar) Pre: PSY 200 and PSY 301 or permission of instructor.

PSY 361

Learning

(3 crs.) Learning process in humans and non-humans, focusing on principles and methods. This course features operant-learning and behavior-modification principles and examples from real life. (Lec. 3/Online) Pre: PSY 301 or permission of instructor.

PSY 381

Physiological Psychology

(3 crs.) Physiological mechanisms operative in human behavior. Sensory, neural, endocrine, and response systems as related to sensation, perception, attention, emotions, motivations, and learning. (Lec. 3) Pre: junior standing.

PSY 384

Cognitive Psychology

(3 crs.) An examination of contemporary research and theories on mental activities. Topics will include perception, pattern recognition, attention, memory, problem solving, language, consciousness, and artificial intelligence. (Lec. 3) Pre: PSY 113 and 301 or equivalent. In alternate years.

PSY 385

Perception

(3 crs.) Sensory function, development of perception, perception of space, color, sound, and complex events. (Lec. 3) Pre: PSY 113 and 200, or equivalent. In alternate years.

PSY 385H

Honors Section of PSY 385: Perception

(3 crs.) Sensory function, development of perception, perception of space, color, sound, and complex events. (Lec. 3) Pre: PSY 113 and 200 or equivalent, and overall GPA of 3.40 or better. In alternate years.

PSY 399

Introduction to Multicultural Psychology

(3 crs.) Cross-listed as (PSY), AAF 399. Introductory course focusing on multiculturalism as a major paradigm. Emphasizes the meaning of multiculturalism and associated principles, concepts, and sociocultural factors as related to assessment, intervention, and research. (Lec. 3/Online) Pre: PSY 113 or 103.

PSY 399

Introduction to Multicultural Psychology

(3 crs.) Cross-listed as (PSY), AAF 399. Introduction to multiculturalism as major paradigm. Emphasizes meaning of multiculturalism, associated principles, concepts, and sociocultural factors. Explores historical and present structural/institutional, and interpersonal forces and issues affecting well-being and identity. (Lec. 3/Online) Pre: PSY 113 or 103.

PSY 412

Health Promotion

(3 crs.) This course examines theory and methods to facilitate individual and group behavior change to promote health, reduce risks of premature disease and mortality, and manage chronic illness. The course emphasizes values and research evidence, contexts, and cultures as they relate to efforts to promote health. (Lec. 3) Pre: PSY 113

PSY 420

Introduction to Human Factors and Ergonomics

(3 crs.) Cross-listed with (ISE), PSY 420. A study of human capabilities and their interactions with the systems where they perform their jobs to help engineers and psychologists to optimize design, improve jobs, and enhance system performance. (Lec. 2, Lab. 1) Pre: ISE 311 (411) / MCE 411 or STA 412 or permission of instructor. Not for graduate credit.

PSY 425

Peace Psychology

(3 crs.) Cross-listed as (PSY), NVP 425. Peace psychology combines aspects of cognitive, social, clinical and cross-cultural psychology that bear on the prevention of violence and the promotion of constructive nonviolent behavior. (Lec. 3/Online) Pre: Prior coursework in psychology, or permission of instructor. Prior coursework in another social science is recommended.

PSY 430

Intimate Relationships

(3 crs.) Cross-listed as (SOC), PSY 430. Examination of the effects of cultural, social, and psychological processes on the development, maintenance, and dissolution of intimate relationships. Emphasis on friendship patterns, dating and marital relationships, intimacy in nontraditional relationships. Emphasis on research. (Lec. 3) Pre: any 100- or 200-level course in sociology or PSY 113 or permission of instructor. Not for graduate credit.

PSY 432

Advanced Developmental Psychology

(3 crs.) Major issues in developmental psychology. Emphasis on research in Piaget, Erikson, Bruner, Kagan, and Moss. Includes effects of infant care, sex typing, parental discipline, and developmental aspects of intellectual and perceptual growth. (Lec. 3) Pre: PSY 232.

PSY 434

Psychological Testing

(3 crs.) Measurement procedures employed in the measurement of intelligence, aptitudes, abilities, attitudes, interests, and personality. Focus on psychometric principles associated with the various tests. (Lec. 3) Pre: PSY 200 or equivalent.

PSY 435

Applied Methods in Psychological Research

(3 crs.) This course will provide a structured training experience addressing data management, statistical analysis, how to handle methodological problems, and interpretation of results for applied psychology research topics. (Lec. 2, Lab. 2) Pre: Grades of C or higher in either STA308 or PSY 200 (previously PSY 300), and in PSY 301, and PSY 434, or permission of the instructor.

PSY 436

Psychotropic Drugs and Therapy

(3 crs.) Cross-listed as (BPS), PSY 436. Interaction of drug and non-drug therapy and of physiological and psychological origins of psychopathology. Intended for advanced undergraduate and graduate students interested in clinical psychology. (Lec. 3) Pre: any one of the following--BIO 101, 104B, 113, 121, PSY 381, or permission of instructor. Not for graduate credit.

PSY 442

Psychology of Exceptionality

(3 crs.) Survey of the major issues underlying the classification, institutionalization, and treatment of persons with mental, physical, psychological, and educational disabilities. Specific topics include social attitudes toward exceptionalities, past and current legislation, special education services, and transitions into community life and the workplace. (Lec. 3) Pre: junior or senior standing.

PSY 442

Disability in Childhood and Adolescence

(3 crs.) Introduction to disability in childhood and adolescence. Emphasizing history, models and theories, legal precedents, rights, identification, special education, family issues, quality of life issues, accessibility, advocacy, activism. (Lec. 3) Pre: junior or senior standing.

PSY 442

Disability in Childhood and Adolescence

(3 crs.) Introduction to disability in childhood and adolescence. Emphasizing history, models and theories, legal precedents, rights, identification, special education, family issues, quality of life issues, accessibility, advocacy, activism. (Lec. 3/Online) Pre: junior or senior standing. Not for graduate credit.

PSY 460

The Substance-Troubled Person

(3 crs.) Presents theoretical and applied material on alcohol and other mood-altering substances of abuse. Relevant for alcohol and substance abuse counselors, personnel administrators, and other social service workers. (Lec. 3) Offered through the Alan Shawn Feinstein College of Continuing Education.

PSY 460

Substance Use Prevention, Treatment, and Policy

(3 crs.) Introduction to substance use and disorders using an interdisciplinary science-based lens. Explores therapeutic and illicit drug use, prevention/intervention efforts, and the effects and implications of social and public policies. (Lec. 3) Not for graduate credit.

PSY 464

Humanistic Psychology

(3 crs.) Discussion of humanistic approaches to the understanding and direction of behavior. Emphasis on contemporary writers such as Rogers, Maslow, May, Moustakas. Discussions of phenomenology and existentialism. (Lec. 3) Pre: PSY 235 and junior standing. In alternate years.

PSY 465

Introduction to Crisis Intervention

(3 crs.) Interventions for various types of emergencies including substance abuse and functional or organic disorders. (Lec. 3) Pre: PSY 254 and permission of instructor.

PSY 466

Child Sexual Abuse

(3 crs.) Current theorizing regarding the causes of sexual abuse of children will be presented, as well as the short- and long-term effects of such abuse. Management of problems will be followed, from disclosure through current state-of-the-art practices in treatment. Issues in prevention, court cases, and investigation will be reviewed. (Lec. 3) Pre: senior status and permission of instructor. Not for graduate credit.

PSY 471

Applied Behavioral Analysis and Remediation

(3 crs.) Study and application of behavioral approaches used to analyze and remediate behavioral problems of children and adults in educational and human service settings and everyday life. (Lec. 3/Online) Pre: PSY 361 or permission of instructor. Offered through the Alan Shawn Feinstein College of Continuing Education only.

PSY 473

Practicum In Behavioral Psychology

(3 crs.) Supervised, on-site field experience in applications of behavioral approaches in an educational or human service setting. (Practicum) Pre: PSY 471 or permission of instructor.

PSY 477

Preparation for Careers in Psychology

(1 cr.) Designed to assist students as they explore career options in the field of psychology. Students will prepare materials for job/graduate school applications, and practice interview skills. (Lec. 1) Pre: sophomore standing or above. Not for graduate credit.

PSY 479

Topics in Psychology

(1-3 crs.) Central issues in the field of psychology, allowing in-depth study of contemporary or historical topics. (Seminar/Online) Some topics may be offered online. Pre: PSY 113 or permission of instructor. May be repeated with a change in topic for a maximum of 12 credits.

PSY 479H

Honors Section of PSY 479: Topics in Psychology

(1-3 crs.) Honors Section of PSY 479: Topics in Psychology. (Seminar) Pre: PSY 113 or permission of instructor and 3.40 GPA. May be repeated with a change in topic for a maximum of 12 credits.

PSY 480

Psychology of Women

(3 crs.) Discussion of psychological research and theories on the psychology of girls and women from a multicultural perspective. Topics include personality theories, gender similarities and differences, biological aspects of sex and gender, cultural images of women, sexuality, relationships, motherhood, work and achievement, physical and mental health. (Lec. 3/Online) Pre: PSY 113 and at least one 200-level psychology course.

PSY 487

Seminar for Psychology Teaching Assistants

(1 cr.) Students will learn pedagogies and engage in activities designed to enhance teaching skills. (Seminar) Pre: junior or senior standing. Not for graduate credit.

PSY 488

Undergraduate Teaching Experience in Psychology

(1-3 crs.) Students will acquire experience in psychology working under the supervision of course instructors and/or faculty members. (Practicum) Pre: permission of instructor. May be repeated for a total of 3 credits. Not for graduate credit.

PSY 489

Problems in Psychology

(3 crs.) Advanced work in psychology. Course will be conducted as seminar or as supervised individual project. (Independent Study) Pre: permission of instructor. May be repeated once.

PSY 496

Research Experience in Psychology

(3 crs.) Students gain research experience either by assisting a graduate student or faculty member on an ongoing research project, or by conducting a supervised individual project. Required for BS Psychology majors. (Independent Study) Pre: Permission of instructor. May be repeated once.

PSY 499

Psychology Practicum

(1-6 crs.) Individual and group projects applying psychology in clinical or laboratory settings. (Practicum) Pre: permission of instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits. No more than 6 credits may be take in one semester. Not for major credit in psychology. S/U only.

PSY 500

Theory and Research on Nonviolence and Peace

(3 crs.) Cross-listed as (NVP), PSY 500. Surveys selected issues in the interdisciplinary field of Nonviolence and Peace Studies. It focuses on human problem solving in potentially violent situations, and the creation of conditions for peace. (Online)

PSY 505

Community Psychology

(3 crs.) Introduction to community psychology; study and change of individual's interaction with community systems; theoretical and empirical models, intervention strategies, and research methods relevant to community psychology. (Lec. 3)

PSY 507

Lifestyle and Career Development

(3 crs.) Introduces career development theories and interventions to help clients navigate decision-making. Examines practical application in culturally responsive career interventions tailored to clients’ unique life/work circumstances. (Seminar) Pre: Enrollment in the master's program in Mental and Behavioral Health Counseling program or by permission of instructor.

PSY 520

Human Factors & Ergonomics

(3 crs.) Cross-listed as (ISE), PSY 520. A study of human capabilities, mental and physical, and their interactions within the systems where they perform their jobs to help optimize design, improve jobs, and enhance system performance. (Lec. 2, Lab. 1) Pre: Graduate standing or permission of instructor. This course is not open for the students who have prior credit in the 400-level version (ISE/PSY 420).

PSY 521

Human Systems Engineering

(3 crs.) Cross-listed as (ISE), PSY 521. A study of human capabilities via mental processing and decision making models where students will learn to develop, use, and validate models of human cognitive performance for individuals and teams. (Lec. 3) Pre: Graduate standing or permission of instructor.

PSY 527

Language Study for Teachers of Reading

(3 crs.) Cross-listed as (EDC) PSY 527. Focuses on English phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics. Applies concepts to L1/L2 reading and spelling, teaching phoneme awareness, interpreting student errors, and planning instruction. (Seminar/Online) Pre: second semester junior, or graduate standing, or permission of instructor.

PSY 532

Experimental Design

(3 crs.) Cross-listed as (STA), PSY, AFS 532. Application of statistical methods to biological and psychological research and experimentation. Experimental situations for which various ANOVA and ANCOVA designs are most suitable. (Lec. 3) Pre: STA 409 or equivalent.

PSY 533

Advanced Quantitative Methods In Psychology

(3 crs.) Advanced quantitative methods applied to psychology. Survey of methods such as multiple regression, multivariate analysis of variance, discriminant analysis, canonical correlation, principal component analysis, and factor analysis. Applications involve practice with computer programs. (Lec. 2, Lab. 2) Pre: PSY 532.

PSY 581

Psychological Aspects of a Healthy Lifestyle

(3 crs.) Cross-listed as (KIN), PSY 581. Considers the psychological processes and behaviors related to exercise participation and the adoption of a healthy lifestyle. Analysis of models and theories used in exercise psychology, associated research, and the implications for practitioners. (Lec. 3) Pre: graduate standing, PSY 113 and 232, or permission of instructor.

PSY 599

Master's Thesis Research

(1-6 crs.) Number of credits is determined each semester in consultation with the major professor or program committee. (Independent Study) S/U credit.

PSY 600

Multicultural Issues in Psychology: Theory, Research, and Practice

(3 crs.) Focus is on general issues and concepts relevant to a psychology that is concerned with multicultural populations as sources of enrichment for theory, research, and practice. Counts as a 'core course' for graduate study in psychology and includes an historical perspective. (Seminar) Pre: graduate standing.

PSY 601

Physiological Psychology

(3 crs.) Cross-listed as (PSY), NEU 601. An advanced consideration of research pertaining to the physiological bases of psychological disorders and neurodegenerative disease as well as foundational neuroanatomy, neurotransmission, psychopharmacology, neuroplasticity, neuroimaging, and brain stimulation techniques. (Lec. 3) Pre: Counts as a course for graduate study in Psychology and includes an historical perspective with an emphasis on clinical neuroscience. Graduate standing in the PSY or INP programs or permission of the instructor. It is highly recommended that students have taken a graduate level course in methodology/statistics and psychopathology.

PSY 603

Development

(3 crs.) Theoretical, methodological, and applied issues in life span development, including cognitive, perceptual, psychomotor, affective, and social development. Topically organized. Counts as a 'core course' for graduate study in psychology and includes an historical perspective. (Lec. 3)

PSY 604

Cognitive Psychology

(3 crs.) A survey of the theoretical and methodological issues in human cognition. Topics include pattern recognition, attention, memory, language, problem solving. Counts as a 'core course' for graduate study in psychology and includes an historical perspective. (Lec. 3)

PSY 605

Personality

(3 crs.) Reading of primary source materials from major personality theorists relevant to a particular topical emphasis. Application and comparative evaluation of the theories studied. Counts as a 'core course' for graduate study in psychology and includes an historical perspective. (Lec. 3)

PSY 606

Social Psychology

(3 crs.) Intensive exploration of the methods, theory, and database of contemporary social psychology focusing on salient issues that clarify significant topics in this area. Counts as a 'core course' for graduate study in psychology and includes an historical perspective. (Lec. 3)

PSY 607

Advanced Psychopathology

(3 crs.) A review of the multicultural, theoretical, clinical, and empirical literature related to the development, classification, and diagnosis of psychopathology. Counts as a 'core course' for graduate study in psychology and includes an historical perspective. (Lec. 3)

PSY 608

Theories and Systems

(3 crs.) An in-depth analysis of the origin and logical structure of major systematic approaches to psychology. Emphasis on significant recurrent controversies. Counts as a 'core course' for graduate study in psychology and includes an historical perspective. (Lec. 3) Pre: graduate standing.

PSY 611

Methods of Psychological Research and Experimental Design

(3 crs.) Provides the student of psychology with a knowledge of research methodology and the techniques of experimental designs. It prepares for the development of thesis problems of graduate students in psychology and related disciplines. (Lec. 3) Pre: PSY 532 and 533.

PSY 612

Structural Modeling

(3 crs.) Cross-listed as (PSY), STA 612. Theory and methodology of path analysis with latent variables. Discussion of 'causation' and correlation, Confirmatory Factor Analysis, Measurement and Structural Equation models. Practical applications using current computer programs (e.g. EQS). (Lec. 3) Pre: PSY 533 or 610.

PSY 613

Qualitative Research and Analysis in Psychology

(3 crs.) Introduction to qualitative methods and analyses with a focus on interviews, focus groups and visual data methods. Counts as a core methodology course for graduate study in psychology and includes historical and contemporary perspectives in psychology. (Lec. 2, Lab 2) In alternate years. Pre: graduate standing

PSY 614

Evaluation Research Seminar

(3 crs.) Introduction to application of research and consultation methods to program and policy evaluation; emphasizes quantitative methods and utilization focus. Assumes background in social science research methods. (Seminar) Pre: graduate standing.

PSY 615

Collaborative Research In Psychology

(1-3 crs.) Collaborative approaches to methods of psychological inquiry. Special emphasis on topics that can involve students at varying levels of research skill. Format includes weekly seminars and colloquia. (Seminar) May be repeated for a maximum of 24 credits. S/U credit.

PSY 635

Transtheoretical Model Applied to Health Psychology

(3 crs.) The transtheoretical model is an influential comprehensive model of behavior change that has been extensively employed in health psychology. Applications include smoking cessation, exercise, diet, dress, and medication adherence. (Seminar 3) Pre: Graduate standing

PSY 642

Psychotherapy Skills

(3 crs.) Focuses on transdiagnostic and principle-based psychotherapy skills, understanding client dynamics, cultural and ethical considerations, and integrating theory with practice for effective mental health intervention. (Seminar) Pre: Enrollment in the Mental and Behavioral Health Counseling Master's Program or the Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program, or by permission of instructor.

PSY 643

Multicultural Mental Health

(3 crs.) This course aims to familiarize students with interdisciplinary perspectives on multicultural psychology and mental health in order to facilitate the development of cultural competence in clinical practice. Pre: PSY 672.

PSY 644

Theory and Practice in Group Counseling

(3 crs.) Provides in-depth study of group therapy principles and practices in mental and behavioral health counseling. Emphases on experiential learning and application of group therapy techniques in counseling settings. (Seminar) Pre: Enrollment in the Mental and Behavioral Health Counseling Master's Program, or enrollment in the Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program, or by permission of instructor.

PSY 647

Child Therapy

(3 crs.) Seminar discusses issues, techniques, and research related to behavior changes in children and their families. Aspects of therapy, the role of behavioral approaches, and the participation of parents will be explored. Direct, supervised experience is included in this course. (Lec. 3) Pre: participation in the Psychological Consultation Center.

PSY 660

Clinical Assessment and Decision Making

(3 crs.) Covers basic principles and methods for decreasing error and increasing accuracy in applied clinical work, such as clinical versus actuarial judgment and use of base rates. (Lec. 3) Pre: course in psychological testing.

PSY 661

Psychological Services I: Administration and Interpretation of Cognitive Tests

(3 crs.) Instruction and practice in administration and interpretation of contemporary cognitive tests; individual intelligence tests of both general and specific abilities. Rationale, research evidence, clinical applications. (Lec. 3) Pre: PSY 660.

PSY 662

Psychological Services II: Administration and Interpretation of Personality Tests

(3 crs.) Instruction and practice in the administration and interpretation of instruments used in the assessment of personality. Emphasis on tests such as the MMPI, Rorschach, TAT. Rationale, research evidence, and clinical application. (Lec. 2, Lab. 2) Pre: PSY 661.

PSY 666

Seminar: Ethical and Legal Issues in Psychology

(3 crs.) Ethical, legal, and professional issues as they relate to the provision of psychological services and psychological research. Emphasis is on the study of ethical issues and the examination of the development of professional standards as they relate to the areas of clinical psychology practice, school psychology practice, and applied research practice. (Seminar)

PSY 670

Field Experience In Psychological Services

(1-12 crs.) Practicum placements and internships are available in a variety of agencies clinical and school settings under supervision. (Practicum) S/U credit.

PSY 672

Individual Clinical Practicum

(3-9 crs.) Introductory experience in dealing with clinical problems in a variety of clinical settings under supervision. (Practicum) Pre: PSY 661, 662. May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credits. S/U credit.

PSY 690

Seminar: Contemporary Issues In Psychology

(3-12 crs.) Recent developments and current issues. Rigorous exploration of experimental, applied, and theoretical literature. (Seminar) May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits.

PSY 692

Directed Readings and Research Problems

(3-12 crs.) Directed readings and advanced research work under the supervision of a faculty member arranged to suit the individual requirements of the students. (Independent Study)

PSY 693

Directed Readings and Research Problems

(3-12 crs.) Directed readings and advanced research work under the supervision of a faculty member arranged to suit the individual requirements of the students. (Independent Study)

PSY 695

Seminar: Teaching Psychology

(3 crs.) Primarily a seminar in the teaching of psychology at the undergraduate level. Includes a consideration of general issues in college teaching, preparation of a course proposal, and sample presentation. (Seminar)

PSY 696

Practicum: Teaching Psychology

(1-3 crs.) Practicum for students teaching a college-level psychology course. Supervision of course preparation, presentation, and evaluation. (Practicum) S/U credit. Pre: PSY 695 or permission of the Department. May be repeated for a total of 6 credits with permission of the Department.

PSY 697

Research Mentoring and Consultation Practicum

(3-12 crs.) Practicum for students providing mentorship of undergraduate students in research experiences and/or consultation services to the URI community in areas of research methodology, course development, and inclusion practices, among others. (Practicum) S/U only.

PSY 698

Internship in Professional Psychology

(1 cr.) Internship in professional psychology for graduate students matriculating in either Clinical or School Psychology. A required, full-time, off campus, culminating pre-professional practice experience, designed to prepare interns for licensure/certification. (Practicum) Pre: PSY 670 and permission of the Program Director. S/U only

PSY 699

Doctoral Dissertation Research

(1-12 crs.) Number of credits is determined each semester in consultation with the major professor or program committee. (Independent Study) S/U credit.

Nutrition and Food Science

NFS 110

Introduction To Nutrition And Dietetics

(1 cr.) Description of the educational and experiential requirements of a registered dietitian and a nutritionist. Career opportunities discussed. Designed for students entering the nutrition and dietetics major. (Lec. 1)

NFS 207

General Nutrition

(3 crs.) Fundamental concepts of the science of nutrition with application to the individual and community. Includes dietary sources of major nutrients, their physiological roles, requirements, and assessment methods. (Accelerated Online Program) Not open to students with credit in NFS 210. (B3) (A1)

NFS 210

Applied General Nutrition

(4 crs.) Fundamental concepts of the science of nutrition with application to the individual, community, and world. Weekly laboratory experience collecting and interpreting dietary intake, anthropometric measures, and clinical values. (Lec. 3, Lab. 2) Not open to students with credit in NFS 207. (B3) (A1)

NFS 276G

Food, Nutrition, and People

(3 crs.) Practical applications of nutrition policy. Current issues in the socioeconomic, cultural, and psychological influences on food and nutrition behavior. (Lec. 3) Pre: NFS 210 or 207. (A2) (GC)

NFS 336

Scientific Principles of Food I

(4 cr.) Chemical, physical, sensory, and nutritional properties of food related to processes used in food preparation. Emphasis on water, carbohydrates, lipids, and the sensory evaluation of food. (Lab. 2, Online) Pre: NFS 207 or 210 and CHM 124 or 227.

NFS 360

Nutrition in Exercise and Sport

(3 crs.) Relationships among diet, physical activity, health, and performance. Metabolism and requirements of nutrients in physically active individuals. Applications to energy balance, body composition, various population groups, fitness levels, and conditions. (Lec. 3) Pre: NFS 207 or 210, and KIN 275 or 300 or BIO 222.

NFS 375

Food-Service Management I

(3 crs.) Administrative responsibilities in planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and evaluating food-service systems. Emphasis on menu planning, purchasing, and food cost control. (Lec. 3) Pre: NFS 212G or 276G.

NFS 440

Macronutrient Metabolism

(3 crs.) Chemistry and metabolism of carbohydrate, protein, and fat. Advanced study of the impact of macronutrients on human metabolism, health, and disease. (Lec. 3) Pre: C or higher in NFS 210, BIO 222, and CMB 210 or CMB 311, or permission of instructor.

NFS 441

Micronutrient Nutrition

(3 crs.) Biochemical and physiological foundation of vitamins and minerals in human metabolism. Advanced study of micronutrients that includes absorption; bioavailability; homeostasis; mechanisms in health and disease; deficiency and toxicity states. (Lec. 3) Pre: Junior standing or above; credit or concurrent enrollment in BIO 222 and CMB 210 or 311.

NFS 443

Nutrition Assessment

(4 crs.) Evaluation of nutritional status by dietary assessment, anthropometric measures, and nutrition-related health indicators. Practice in body composition assessment, interpreting dietary and laboratory data, the Nutrition Care Process, documentation, and nutrition counseling. (Lec. 3, Lab. 2) Pre: NFS 210 and 395, or permission of instructor.

NFS 507

Applied Nutrition I

(1 cr.) Selected topics in applied nutrition with an emphasis on medical nutrition therapy. (Lec. 1) Pre: NFS 444 or permission of instructor.

NFS 571

Applied Medical Nutrition Therapy in Dietetics 1

(1 cr.) Implementation of the nutrition care process in clinical settings for patients with gastrointestinal disorders, cardiovascular disease and diabetes. (Accelerated Online Program) Pre: Enrolled in MS Dietetics Program or permission of instructor.

NFS 572

Applied Medical Nutrition Therapy in Dietetics 2

(1 cr.) Implementation of the nutrition care process in clinical settings for patients with renal disease, human immunodeficiency virus, cancer and those receiving nutrition support. (Accelerated Online Program) Pre: Enrolled in MS Dietetics Program or permission of instructor.

NFS 573

Applied Medical Nutrition Therapy in Dietetics 3

(1 cr.) Implementation of the nutrition care process in clinical settings for pulmonary disease, pediatrics, geriatrics and weight management. (Accelerated Online Program) Pre: Enrolled in MS Dietetics Program or permission of instructor.

NFS 580

Experiential Learning in Nutrition and Food Sciences

(1-6 crs.) Supervised learning in a nutrition-related setting. (Practicum 1-6) Pre: Acceptance into the M.S. nutrition program.

NFS 581

Internship In General Medical Nutrition Therapy

(1-3 crs.) Supervised practice in medical nutrition therapy in a hospital setting. (Practicum) Pre: Acceptance into the combined nutrition dietetic internship program.

NFS 583

Internship in Food Service Management

(1-3 crs.) Supervised practice in food service management in a hospital setting. (Practicum) Pre: Acceptance into the combined nutrition dietetic internship program.

NFS 584

Internship In Community Nutrition

(1-3 crs.) Supervised practice in community nutrition in a variety of community settings. (Practicum) Pre: Acceptance into the combined nutrition dietetic internship program.

NFS 591

Research Problems

(1-4 crs.) Advanced work under supervision of a staff member. Arranged to suit individual requirements of students. (Independent Study) Pre: permission of chairperson. May be repeated for up to 6 credits.