
Marketing 


MKT 4543  Marketing Management Description: A caseoriented course involving the development and application of marketing strategy. Ethics and global strategies are covered.
Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisite: Nine hours of marketing. Restrictions: Senior standing. Note: Capstone course in the marketing program.



MKT 4563  Health Care Marketing Description: A review of concepts of planning and marketing and their application to the delivery of health care, assessment of community health care needs and resources in an ambulatory or clinical environment.
Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisite: MKT 3213 Principles of Marketing or ORGL 4443 Markets and Stakeholders with a minimum grade of C. Crosslisted: HCA 4563. Note: Credit cannot be earned in both HCA 4563 and MKT 4563.



MKT 4663  Retail Marketing Strategy Description: Students explore current issues, analyze retailing case studies, and make presentations. Focus is placed on key concepts for success in the competitive international market place with special emphasis on service quality and leadership. Guest lecturers, tour(s) of major retailer(s) and market centers will facilitate an insider’s view of the challenge and opportunities in the dynamic world of retailing.
Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisite: MKT 3213 Principles of Marketing and MKT 3663 Retail Management with a minimum grade of C. 


MKT 4950  Marketing Internship CIP Code: 521401 Description: Work in an approved business position related to marketing. Consists of applying knowledge which has been gained while working toward a degree.
Credit Hours: 3 or 6 Restrictions: Junior standing or above and Department Chair permission. Note: A maximum of three credit hours can apply as a Marketing or Business elective.



MKT 5103  Advanced MultiEnvironment Market Analytics CIP Code: 521401 Description: Students will learn to apply analytical techniques in traditional, digital, scanner, and other data environments to meet marketing challenges through forecasting, risk analysis, pricing analytics, choice modeling, product positioning, segmentation, and market targeting. The analytics would include using probability models and statistical predictive analytics, with scenario planning for digital and social media.
Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisite: MBA 5123  Analysis for Business Decision Making Restrictions: Must be admitted to the Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s Degree Program. Credit may not be earned toward the bachelor’s degree for both MKT 4103 Marketing Analysis and MKT 5103 Advanced MultiEnvironment Market Analysis. Note: UC

Master of Public Health 


MPH 5003  Introduction to Public Health CIP Code: 512201 Description: Students will learn the core functions of public health at the local, state, and federal levels; the evolution of public health services and delivery systems; and the essential services of public health practice. Emerging health problems; the social, political, and economic factors that influence health; and the science of prevention will also be examined.
Credit Hours: 3 Restrictions: Must be admitted to the Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s Degree Program. Note: GC



MPH 5043  Social and Health Behavior Theories CIP Code: 512201 Description: Students learn selected social and health behavior theories and apply these theories to the practice of health education, health promotion, and behavior change.
Credit Hours: 3 Restrictions: Must be admitted to the Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s Degree Program. Note: GC



MPH 5063  Environmental and Occupational Health CIP Code: 512201 Description: Students examine the impact of environmental and occupational hazards (EOH) on individuals and communities, both domestic and global. Students learn approaches to address EOH issues at the community level and the domestic and global challenges that must be overcome to ensure success in dealing with EOH issues.
Credit Hours: 3 Restrictions: Must be admitted to the Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s Degree Program. Note: GC



MPH 5113  Epidemiology I CIP Code: 512201 Description: Students examine research methodology and study designs as they apply to human populations, including randomized trials and four types of observational studies (cohort, casecontrol, crosssectional, ecological). Students are introduced to related cause and effect topics including causal inference, bias, and effect modification.
Credit Hours: 3 Restrictions: Must be admitted to the Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s Degree Program. Note: GC



MPH 5153  Biostatistics I CIP Code: 512201 Description: Using statistical software, students learn the fundamentals of biostatistical methods related to health sciences applications including: descriptive statistics. Gaussian probability models, point/interval estimation for means/proportions, hypothesis testing, (including t, chisquare, and nonparametric tests), simple regression/correlation, and ANOVA tests.
Credit Hours: 3 Restrictions: Must be admitted to the Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s Degree Program. Note: GC

Mathematics 


MATH 0123  Elementary Algebra CIP Code: 320104 Description: A course for students with little or no previous algebra background. Included topics are signed numbers, exponents, order of operations, factoring, algebraic fractions, linear equations and inequalities, word problems and percentages.
Credit Hours: 3 Note: (No college credit.)



MATH 0133  Intermediate Algebra CIP Code: 320104 Description: A course for students that need to review algebra or need to satisfy a high school deficiency. Included in the course is a brief review of topics from Elementary Algebra, radicals, rational exponents, factoring, rational expressions, linear equations, and inequalities, absolute value, complex numbers, and quadratic equations. No credit toward degree.
Credit Hours: 3 Restrictions: Placement and enrollment in this course is based on ACT/SAT and/or placement exam scores, or a combination of ACT/SAT scores and high school grades in mathematics. Note: High school deficiency in mathematics may be satisfied by the successful completion of this course.



MATH 0311  Elementary Statistics Workshop CIP Code: 320104 Description: In a structured workshop setting, students enhance the skills learned in MATH 1313 Elementary Statistics.
Credit Hours: 0 Lab / Studio contact hours per week: 2 Corequisite: MATH 1313 Elementary Statistics. Restrictions: Placement and enrollment into this course is based on ACT/SAT and/or placement exam scores, or a combination of ACT/SAT scores and high school grades in mathematics. 


MATH 0471  Applied Mathematics Workshop CIP Code: 320104 Description: In a structured workshop setting, students enhance the skills learned in MATH 1473 Applied Mathematics.
Credit Hours: 0 Lab / Studio contact hours per week: 2 Corequisite: MATH 1473 Applied Mathematics. Restrictions: Placement and enrollment in this course is based on ACT/SAT scores and/or placement exam scores, or a combination of ACT/SAT scores and high school grades in mathematics. 


MATH 0521  Functions and Change Workshop CIP Code: 320104 Description: In a structured workshop setting, students enhance the skills learned in MATH 1523 Functions and Change.
Credit Hours: 0 Lab / Studio contact hours per week: 2 Corequisite: MATH 1523 Functions and Change. Restrictions: Placement and enrollment in this course is based on ACT/SAT and/or placement exam scores, or a combination of ACT/SAT scores and high school grades in mathematics. 


MATH 1311  Elementary Statistics Lab CIP Code: 270501 Description: In a structured laboratory or recitation setting, students enhance the skills learned in MATH 1313 Elementary Statistics.
Credit Hours: 1 Corequisite: MATH 1313 Elementary Statistics. Restrictions: Placement and enrollment into this course is based on ACT/SAT and/or placement exam scores, or a combination of ACT/SAT scores and high school grades in mathematics. LAS Course: Yes 


MATH 1313  Elementary Statistics CIP Code: 270501 Description: Students will learn measures of central tendency, variability, and basic probability concepts. Students will estimate population means and proportions using point estimation, confidence intervals, and technology. Additional topics include discrete and continuous probability distributions, hypothesis testing, and linear regression.
Credit Hours: 3 Restrictions: Placement and enrollment in this course is based on ACT/SAT scores and/or placement exam scores, or a combination of ACT/SAT scores and high school grades in mathematics. LAS Course: Yes 


MATH 1471  Applied Mathematics Lab CIP Code: 270102 Description: In a structured laboratory or recitation setting, students enhance the skills learned in MATH 1473 Applied Mathematics.
Credit Hours: 1 Corequisite: MATH 1473 Applied Mathematics. Restrictions: Placement and enrollment in this course is based on ACT/SAT scores and/or placement exam scores, or a combination of ACT/SAT scores and high school grades in mathematics. Note: Graded as Pass/Fail. LAS Course: Yes 


MATH 1473  Applied Mathematics CIP Code: 270101 Description: This course focuses on using data, functions and graphs to analyze issues in business, social and natural sciences, and education. Quantitative reasoning skills and statistical thinking will be applied to financial, environmental and social problems.
Credit Hours: 3 Restrictions: Placement and enrollment in this course is based on ACT/SAT scores and/or placement exam scores, or a combination of ACT/SAT scores and high school grades in mathematics. Note: No major or minor credit in mathematics. LAS Course: Yes 


MATH 1511  College Algebra Lab CIP Code: 270102 Description: In a structured laboratory or recitation setting, students enhance the skills learned in MATH 1513 College Algebra.
Credit Hours: 1 Prerequisite: Placement and enrollment in this course is based on ACT/SAT scores and/or placement exam scores, or a combination of ACT/SAT scores and high school grades in mathematics. Corequisite: MATH 1513 College Algebra. Restrictions: Placement and enrollment in this course is based on ACT/SAT scores and/or placement exam scores, or a combination of ACT/SAT scores and high school grades in mathematics. Note: Graded as Pass/Fail. LAS Course: Yes 


MATH 1513  College Algebra CIP Code: 270102 Description: Linear and quadratic equations and inequalities; relations, functions, inverse functions; exponential and logarithmic functions; systems of equations; zeros of polynomials and determinants; permutations, combinations and the binomial theorem, as well as other selected topics.
Credit Hours: 3 Restrictions: Placement and enrollment in this course is based on ACT/SAT scores and/or placement exam scores, or a combination of ACT/SAT scores and high school grades in mathematics. LAS Course: Yes 


MATH 1521  Functions and Change Lab CIP Code: 270301 Description: In a structured laboratory or recitation setting, students enhance the skills learned in MATH 1523 Functions and Change.
Credit Hours: 1 Corequisite: MATH 1523 Functions and Change. Restrictions: Placement and enrollment in this course is based on ACT/SAT and/or placement exam scores, or a combination of ACT/SAT scores and high school grades in mathematics. LAS Course: Yes 


MATH 1523  Functions and Change CIP Code: 270301 Description: Students will learn applications of linear, polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions and examine those functions when represented symbolically, numerically, graphically, and in words. Students will use technology for graphing functions, solving equations, and modeling data using regressions.
Credit Hours: 3 Restrictions: Placement and enrollment in this course is based on ACT/SAT and/or placement exam scores, or a combination of ACT/SAT scores and high school grades in mathematics. LAS Course: Yes 


MATH 1613  Plane Trigonometry Description: Trigonometric functions, equations, and identities; solutions of triangles; trigonometric representation of the complex number.
Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisite: Math 1473 Applied Mathematics, Math 1513 College Algebra, or a Math ACT score of 23 or higher. LAS Course: Yes 


MATH 1714  Precalculus CIP Code: 270101 Description: Students learn the algebra, trigonometry, and geometry necessary for the study of calculus.
Credit Hours: 4 Restrictions: Placement and enrollment in this course is based on ACT/SAT scores and/or placement exam scores, or a combination of ACT/SAT scores and high school grades in mathematics. LAS Course: Yes 


MATH 1810  Topics in Mathematics Description: Students complete specialized studies in mathematics. Course topics and credit hours vary by semester.
Credit Hours: 14 Restrictions: Instructor permission. Note: Any combination of courses in this series may be repeated with different topics for a maximum of seven credit hours. LAS Course: Yes 


MATH 2253  Finite Mathematics Description: An introductory course in mathematics for the nonmathematics major as well as an elective for mathematics majors and minors. Subjects chosen from logic, sets, permutations, combinations, binomial theorem, probability, coordinate systems, graphing, matrices, vectors, linear programming, and game theory. Also, applications from areas of business and social science are investigated.
Credit Hours: 3 LAS Course: Yes 


MATH 2423  Calculus for Business and Social Science CIP Code: 270101 Description: An introductory course in differential calculus for students of business and social sciences.
Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisite: MATH 1714 Precalculus. Note: No major or minor credit in mathematics



MATH 2614  Calculus I CIP Code: 270101 Description: Students will explore the concepts of limit, derivative, definite integral, and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. Students will apply the derivative to optimization and related rates of change. The definite integral will be used to calculate areas.
Credit Hours: 4 Prerequisite: MATH 1714 Precalculus or MATH 1613 Plane Trigonometry or a minimum Math ACT score of 26 or completion of an AP Calculus course with a passing grade. LAS Course: Yes 


MATH 2624  Calculus II Description: Inverse functions, logarithmic and exponential functions, hyperbolic functions, inverse trigonometric functions, techniques of integration, improper integrals, L’Hopital’s rule, and infinite series.
Credit Hours: 4 Prerequisite: MATH 2614 Calculus I. LAS Course: Yes 


MATH 2634  Calculus III CIP Code: 270101 Description: Students will learn the techniques and applications of calculus related to polar coordinates, vectorvalued functions, partial derivatives of functions of two or more variables, multiple integrals, Stokes’ Theorem, and the Divergence Theorem.
Credit Hours: 4 Prerequisite: MATH 2624 Calculus II. LAS Course: Yes 


MATH 2810  Topics in Mathematics Description: Students complete specialized studies in mathematics. Course topics and credit hours vary by semester.
Credit Hours: 14 Restrictions: Instructor permission. Note: Any combination of courses in this series may be repeated with different topics for a maximum of seven credit hours. LAS Course: Yes 


MATH 3023  Discrete Mathematics CIP Code: 270101 Description: Students learn the mathematics necessary for problem solving and computer programming, including number systems, logic and Boolean algebra, formal systems and methods of proof, sets, operations, relations, functions, combinatorics, and probability.
Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisite: MATH 1513 College Algebra or MATH 1523 Functions and Change. LAS Course: Yes 


MATH 3313  College Geometry Description: An advanced study of Euclidean geometry including angles, triangles, parallel and perpendicular lines, circles, polygons, similarity, areas and volumes.
Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisite: MATH 3703 Introduction to Proof. LAS Course: Yes 


MATH 3401  Honors Research I Description: Topic identification and literature review for scholarly activity.
Credit Hours: 1 Restrictions: Honors student with junior standing or above. 


MATH 3402  Honors Research II Description: Research and development of scholarly activity.
Credit Hours: 2 Prerequisite: MATH 3401 Honors Research I. Restrictions: Honors student with junior standing or above. 


MATH 3413  Geometry and Measurement CIP Code: 131311 Description: Students develop a foundation in shapes, measurement, and geometric concepts. Topics include plane geometry, polygons, symmetry, similarity, congruence, polyhedra, transformational geometry, linear measure, area, and volume.
Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisite: MATH 1473 Applied Mathematics, MATH 1313 Elementary Statistics, MATH 1523 Functions and Change, MATH 1513 College Algebra, or a minimum Math ACT score of 23. LAS Course: Yes 


MATH 3433  Modeling: Numeration and Operations Description: A study of mathematical concepts for prospective elementary teachers using tactile models and appropriate technology. Topics include: problem solving, logic, relations and their properties, numeration, whole number operations and their properties, and number theory.
Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisite: MATH 1473 Applied Mathematics, MATH 1513 College Algebra, or a Math ACT score of 23 or higher. Note: No major or minor credit in mathematics. LAS Course: Yes 


MATH 3443  Modeling: Real Numbers and Statistics Description: A study of mathematical concepts for prospective elementary teachers using tactile models and appropriate technology. Topics include: rational numbers and their operations, integers and their operations, statistics, and probability.
Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisite: MATH 1473 Applied Mathematics, MATH 1513 College Algebra, or a Math ACT score of 23 or higher. Note: No major or minor credit in mathematics. LAS Course: Yes 


MATH 3513  Statistical Methods CIP Code: 270501 Description: Students will apply measures of central tendency, variability, and basic probability concepts to populations and samples. Students will estimate population means and proportions using point estimation, confidence intervals, and technology. Students will use discrete and continuous probability distributions, hypothesis testing, and linear regression to test claims.
Credit Hours: 3 Lecture contact hours per week: 3 Prerequisite: MATH 1313 Elementary Statistics or MATH 1523 Functions and Change or MATH 1513 College Algebra or a minimum Math ACT score of 23 LAS Course: Yes 


MATH 3623  Mathematical Statistics Description: Descriptive statistics; probability and combinatorial methods; discrete and continuous probability distributions and densities including multi variant, marginal, and conditional distributions of random variables; sampling distributions; mathematical expectation; simple linear regression and correlation.
Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisite: MATH 2614 Calculus I. LAS Course: Yes 


MATH 3703  Introduction to Proof Description: An introduction to writing proofs using concepts fundamental to advanced mathematics. Course includes basic proof methods, set theory, mathematical induction, relations, functions, and other selected topics. Emphasis is placed on the correct use of logic and grammar.
Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisite: MATH 2614 Calculus I. LAS Course: Yes 


MATH 3713  Abstract Algebra I CIP Code: 270101 Description: Students learn the theory of groups and explore properties of congruences, subgroups, cyclic subgroups, normal subgroups, cosets, quotient groups, direct products, and group homomorphisms.
Credit Hours: 3 Lecture contact hours per week: 3 Prerequisite: MATH 3703 Introduction to Proof. LAS Course: Yes 


MATH 3763  Teaching Mathematics Description: Preservice mathematics teachers prepare and teach lessons in an undergraduate mathematics class. Assessment, grading, and use of technology is coordinated by instructor.
Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisite: MATH 2614 Calculus I. 


MATH 3810  Topics in Mathematics Description: Special topics in mathematics.
Credit Hours: 14 Note: Any combination of courses in this series may be repeated with different topics for a maximum of seven credit hours. LAS Course: Yes 


MATH 3913  Introduction to Analysis Description: A rigorous treatment of calculus of one and several variables. Elementary topology of Euclidean spaces, continuity, and uniform continuity.
Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisite: MATH 2624 Calculus II and MATH 3703 Introduction to Proof. LAS Course: Yes 


MATH 3983  Linear Algebra Description: Real numbers, fields and mappings, vectors and vector spaces, matrices, linear dependence and simultaneous linear equations. Determinants, linear transformations.
Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisite: MATH 2614 Calculus I, MATH 3023 Discrete Mathematics, or MATH 3703 Introduction to Proof. LAS Course: Yes 


MATH 4013  Abstract Algebra II CIP Code: 270101 Description: Students learn the theory of rings, domains, and fields and explore properties of homomorphisms, factorization, polynomials, ideals, quotient rings, and field extensions.
Credit Hours: 3 Lecture contact hours per week: 3 Prerequisite: MATH 3713 Abstract Algebra I Crosslisted: MATH 5013 Abstract Algebra II. LAS Course: Yes 


MATH 4063  Intermediate Analysis Description: A continuation of MATH 3913 Introduction to Analysis. Topics include differentiation and integration of functions of one and several variables.
Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisite: MATH 3913 Introduction to Analysis. LAS Course: Yes 


MATH 4113  Differential Equations CIP Code: 270103 Description: Students will learn the theory and applications of ordinary differential equations, linear and nonlinear first order equations, second order linear equations and higher order linear equations. Introduction to the Laplace transform and applications.
Credit Hours: 3 Lecture contact hours per week: 3 Prerequisite: MATH 2624 Calculus II and PHYS 2115 Engineering Physics I. LAS Course: Yes 


MATH 4123  Partial Differential Equations CIP Code: 270103 Description: Series solutions of ordinary equations, Fourier series, classical second order partial differential equations, heat equation, wave equation, and Laplace’s equation. Boundary value problems and SturmLiouville theory.
Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisite: MATH 2634 Calculus III and MATH 4113 Differential Equations. LAS Course: Yes 


MATH 4223  Computer Graphics Description: The study of hardware and software principles of interactive computer graphics. Topics Include an Introduction to basic concepts, 2D and 3D modeling and transformations, projections, rendering techniques, graphical software packages and graphics systems. An API will be used to reinforce concepts and study the fundamental algorithms.
Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisite: MATH 2614 Calculus I. Restrictions: Programming experience is required. 


MATH 4233  Numerical Analysis CIP Code: 270301 Description: Computational methods for solving algebraic, transcendental, ordinary differential, and finite difference equations, and summation of series.
Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisite: MATH 2634 Calculus III. LAS Course: Yes 


MATH 4243  Elementary Number Theory CIP Code: 270102 Description: Students will learn properties of divisibility, prime numbers, continued fractions, and multiplicative functions. Students apply Fermat’s Theorem, prove properties of congruence, solve Diophantine equations, solve systems of congruences using the Chinese Remainder Theorem, and prove relationships using mathematical induction.
Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisite: MATH 3703 Introduction to Proof. LAS Course: Yes 


MATH 4253  PointSet Topology CIP Code: 270105 Description: Students will prove properties of open and closed sets, metric spaces, topological spaces, continuity, compactness, separation, and connectedness.
Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisite: MATH 3703 Introduction to Proof. LAS Course: Yes 


MATH 4283  Statistical Inference Description: Point estimation; interval estimation; hypotheses testing; regression and correlation; analysis of variance; and nonparametric methods.
Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisite: MATH 3623 Mathematical Statistics. LAS Course: Yes 


MATH 4303  Complex Analysis I CIP Code: 270103 Description: Complex numbers and their algebra, analytic functions, CauchyRiemann conditions, differential and integral calculus of analytic functions.
Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisite: MATH 2634 Calculus III. LAS Course: Yes 


MATH 4313  Modern Geometries CIP Code: 270104 Description: Student will explore geometries developed since 1800. Topics include sets of axioms and finite geometries, geometric transformations, convexity, geometric topology, and nonEuclidean geometries.
Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisite: MATH 3703 Introduction to Proof. LAS Course: Yes 


MATH 4401  Honors Research IV Description: All enrolled students will present their scholarly activity. All other students are expected to attend.
Credit Hours: 1 Prerequisite: MATH 4402 Honors Research III. Restrictions: Honors student with senior standing. 


MATH 4402  Honors Research III Description: Completion of honors thesis, artistic composition or other scholarly activity.
Credit Hours: 2 Prerequisite: MATH 3402 Honors Research II. Restrictions: Honors student with senior standing. 


MATH 4403  Mathematical Modeling CIP Code: 270301 Description: Students will practice model building, computation and simulation, model verification, interpretation, and refinement.
Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisite: MATH 2634 Calculus III. LAS Course: Yes 


MATH 4413  Vector Analysis CIP Code: 270103 Description: Vector algebra, vector functions of one variable, differential invariants, integral theorems, and vector spaces.
Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisite: MATH 2634 Calculus III. LAS Course: Yes 


MATH 4613  History of Mathematics Description: A study of the historical development of the concept of number and numeration systems, algebra, calculus, measurement, Euclidean and nonEuclidean geometries, statistics, and probability.
Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisite: MATH 2624 Calculus II or MATH 3313 College Geometry. LAS Course: Yes 


MATH 4713  Teaching Secondary Mathematics Description: Preservice teachers develop a unit in secondary mathematics, prepare and teach lessons in 712 mathematics classrooms.
Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisite: MATH 3763 Teaching Mathematics and concurrent enrollment in EDUC 4032 PreInternship II. 


MATH 4723  Senior Seminar Description: A capstone course for the student majoring in mathematics or mathematics education. The student will analyze problems that integrate mathematical concepts developed over the student’s course of study. Course includes directed readings, indepth study of a selected topic, written and oral presentations, and assessment.
Credit Hours: 3 Restrictions: Department Chair permission. LAS Course: Yes 


MATH 4810  Seminar in Mathematics Description: Special advanced topics in mathematics.
Credit Hours: 14 Restrictions: Instructor permission. Note: Any combination of courses in this series may be repeated with different topics for a maximum of ten credit hours. LAS Course: Yes 
Mathematics for Elementary Teachers 


MATH 4523  Teaching Elementary School Mathematics: Grade K4 Description: How to teach the standard elementary school mathematics curriculum to children grades K4, including the influence of cognitive development upon mathematical thought and the use of concrete models to teach concepts and algorithms.
Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisite: MATH 3413 Geometry and Measurement or concurrent enrollment. 


MATH 4553  Teaching Elementary School Mathematics: Grade 58 Description: How to teach the standard elementary and middle school mathematics curriculum to children grades 58, including the use of concrete models to teach concepts and algorithms.
Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisite: MATH 3413 Geometry and Measurement or concurrent enrollment. 


MATH 4563  Selected Topics for Elementary Teachers Description: Mathematical systems, elementary algebra, probability, logic, sequences, and special topics.
Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisite: MATH 4253 PointSet Topology or Department Chair permission. 


MATH 4573  Advanced Methods of Teaching Elementary School Mathematics Description: Creating and classifying mathematics activities for the elementary school classroom. Teaching mathematics concepts using games, simulation activities, problem solving quests, interest centers, concrete models and individualization. How to enrich and augment the traditional mathematics curriculum.
Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisite: MATH 4523 Teaching Elementary School Mathematics: Grade K4 and MATH 4553 Teaching Elementary School Mathematics: Grade 58 or instructor permission. 
Media Studies 


M S 1103  Introduction to Media CIP Code: 090401 Description: Students learn fundamentals about the newspaper, television, public relations, and advertising fields. Students learn about media convergence and the professional use of social media.
Credit Hours: 3 LAS Course: Yes 


M S 1173  Media Software Description: Students learn fundamentals of programs such as Adobe Creative Suites programs Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.
Credit Hours: 3 LAS Course: Yes 


M S 2103  Basic Writing for the Media Description: Students learn the practice of gathering, writing and evaluating news for all media.
Credit Hours: 3 LAS Course: Yes 


M S 2403  Introduction to Web Design Description: An introductory course designed to acquaint students with techniques and technologies of website design and construction through handson training.
Credit Hours: 3 Crosslisted: VCOM 2403. Note: Credit cannot be earned in both M S 2403 and VCOM 2403 LAS Course: Yes 


M S 2453  Media Literacy Description: This course will deconstruct a variety of media including images, video, audio, television, games, and the internet. The goal of the course is to promote awareness of the methods, issues, theories, subtleties of media content and develop the ability to ask critical questions in order to interpret mass media.
Credit Hours: 3 Crosslisted: COMM 2453. Note: Credit cannot be earned in both COMM 2453 and M S 2453. LAS Course: Yes 


M S 3013  Digital Photography Description: Students learn fundamentals of digital photography. Students learn how the media inform, illustrate and document using photographs.
Credit Hours: 3 LAS Course: Yes 


M S 3033  Basic Advertising Description: The study of advertising today. Investigate audience definition, research, and planning, to learn about the advertising creative process, to explore the variety of advertising media choices that are available today. Learn the basics of putting the advertising campaign together.
Credit Hours: 3 LAS Course: Yes 


M S 3133  Basic Public Relations Description: Students learn the practice of public relations as a strategic process using ethical judgment and proper action to communicate with various publics.
Credit Hours: 3 LAS Course: Yes 


M S 3203  Digital Darkroom Description: Students will learn image enhancement software and techniques that will apply to the creation, manipulation, enhancement, and output of digital images as it relates to various media.
Credit Hours: 3 


M S 3233  Publication/Editing Description: Students learn to edit copy for all media. Students learn to tighten writing and grammatical skills with a strong emphasis on Associated Press style.
Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisite: M S 1103 Intro to Media Studies and M S 2103 Basic Writing for the Media. LAS Course: Yes 


M S 3333  Multimedia Writing Description: The purpose of this course is to apply and expand the reporting and writing skills learned in basic journalism so that students learn to develop stories for traditional media outlets as well as new electronic media, which is evolving daily. Students will learn the importance of electronic media in a global world. They will come to understand how media systems in many countries have developed differently from those in the United States. Students will come to understand that working in a global market means that they must comprehend how media systems around the world are developed and structured. Students will learn to thoroughly answer the journalistic how and why questions when writing about problems, trends and issues.
Credit Hours: 3 LAS Course: Yes 


M S 3401  Honors Research I Description: Topic identification and literature review for scholarly activity.
Credit Hours: 1 Restrictions: Honors student with junior standing or above. 


M S 3402  Honors Research II Description: Research and development of scholarly activity.
Credit Hours: 2 Prerequisite: M S 3401 Honors Research I. Restrictions: Honors student with junior standing or above. 


M S 3513  Media Management & Planning Description: Students learn the strategies for management and planning throughout areas central to the media sector including, but not limited to budgeting and accounting, contracts, social media and technological advances, the economy and branding.
Credit Hours: 3 LAS Course: Yes 


M S 3523  Announcing Description: Covers radio, television and internet delivery announcing skills such as voice quality, articulation, enunciation, and pronunciation. The class includes preparation for opportunities in announcing employment in news, sports, commercial, voice talent, disc jockey, radio and television.
Credit Hours: 3 LAS Course: Yes 


M S 4063  Advanced Advertising Description: Students learn the practice of selling, creating and producing advertising. Students also learn about the various types of advertising, including digital advertising, and administrative duties of advertising professionals.
Credit Hours: 3 LAS Course: Yes 


M S 4073  Broadcast Advertising and Production Description: Study and practice selling, creating and producing radio and television advertising. Special emphasis will be on local rate cards, national rate estimation, scripting, selling, and producing radio and television commercials on all formats of electronic media including cable and the internet.
Credit Hours: 3 LAS Course: Yes 


M S 4093  Copywriting/Layout Description: Study and practice of copywriting and layout for advertising, public relations, promotions, marketing, visual communication, and graphic design materials using Adobe Photoshop and Adobe InDesign software programs.
Credit Hours: 3 LAS Course: Yes 


M S 4113  Digital Media Production CIP Code: 090401 Description: In a practical lab setting, students learn techniques in reporting, editing, layout and design for webbased publication, photography, and/or advertising. Students will complete weekly lab work with the staff of the student media production team.
Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisite: M S 3233 Publication/Editing with a minimum grade of C. Restrictions: Permission of media advisor. LAS Course: Yes 


M S 4173  Digital Photography II Description: Introduces student to alternative concepts and technical approaches to using photography as a creative medium. Provides advanced study in new and emerging photographic technologies and techniques.
Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisite: M S 3013 Digital Photography LAS Course: Yes 


M S 4200  Media Studies Description: A series of courses in special areas of mass communications studies. Includes reporting, editing, and the teaching of mass communication.
Credit Hours: 13 Note: Any combination of courses in this series may be taken with different topics for a maximum of six credit hours. LAS Course: Yes 


M S 4233  Video Production Description: Students learn fundamental techniques of videography, editing and production utilizing programs such as Final Cut Pro. Students learn development of story packages.
Credit Hours: 3 LAS Course: Yes 


M S 4303  Qualitative Research Methods Description: An introduction to the characteristics and various approaches to designing and conducting qualitative research projects in communication studies. Students will gain handson experience in qualitative methods and analysis techniques.
Credit Hours: 3 Crosslisted: COMM 4303. Note: Credit cannot be earned in both COMM 4303 and M S 4303. LAS Course: Yes 


M S 4333  Media Law Description: Study of legal issues of the mass media; including such legal topics as defamation, privacy, obscenity, privilege, access as they apply to the news, advertising/public relations and entertainment industries.
Credit Hours: 3 


M S 4393  Web Design II Description: Advanced analysis and production of interactive designs and other forms of nonlinear visual communications. Students will study and develop navigation systems, efficient information flow, and user environments.
Credit Hours: 3 


M S 4401  Honors Research IV Description: All enrolled students will present their scholarly activity. All other students are expected to attend.
Credit Hours: 1 Prerequisite: M S 4402 Honors Research III. Restrictions: Honors student with senior standing. 


M S 4402  Honors Research III Description: Completion of honors thesis, artistic composition or other scholarly activity.
Credit Hours: 2 Prerequisite: M S 3402 Honors Research II. Restrictions: Honors student with senior standing. 


M S 4453  Public Relations Writing Description: Students learn fundamentals of public relations writing and how to effectively distribute materials to the media. Students learn the professional use of social media.
Credit Hours: 3 LAS Course: Yes 


M S 4533  Crisis Communication Description: Students learn about the study of crises and practices that organizations use to deal with them. Students learn about crisis management and specific ways to implement a crisis plan within an organization.
Credit Hours: 3 LAS Course: Yes 


M S 4553  Media Campaigns & Events Description: Students learn the integration of theory, research methods and communication techniques for planning, implementing, and evaluating public relations campaigns, client proposal writing and presentation.
Credit Hours: 3 Restrictions: Junior standing or above. LAS Course: Yes 

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