Courses

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1968:Youth and Social Change in World

Number: HIST-435

This colloquium explores the historical scholarship surrounding the tumultuous events of 1968 in global perspective. It explores the events of 1968 as transnational phenomena with a particular emphasis placed upon the significant role played by youth in the various movements and uprisings worldwide. It will consider the emergence of youth as a social, political, and cultural force within the larger ferment of the late-sixties and early-seventies. Importantly, this is a rigorous readings course akin to a graduate colloquium. Prerequisite: Junior standing or above (60 or more completed credits). 4 credits.

19th Century Art

Number: ARTHI-352

This course is a contextual examination of the development of painting, sculpture, photography, and other arts from the late 18th-century to the end of the 19th-century, focusing upon North American and European movements. It explores the meaning and functions of the visual arts created within specific social, political, historical, and artistic contexts. In particular, this course studies how artists responded to the developments of the 19th century that led to the rise of modernism and the avant-garde. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing or above (30 or more completed credits). 4 credits.

AAC and Severe Disabilities

Number: CSD-518

This course is designed to provide students with an introduction to Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC). The course will illustrate the role that AAC systems have to play in overcoming barriers to successful communication, education, and participation across the lifespan. Key components of the course will include instruction in selecting, representing, and organizing vocabulary and strategies to encourage the development of communicative competence in individuals who use AAC. Additionally, several significant acquired and developmental disabilities often resulting in severe complex communication needs will be reviewed. 3 credits.

APPE Preparation

Number: PHRM-699

Clinical application of skills and knowledge developed in the classroom to an assigned pharmacy setting within the classroom. Emphasis is placed on developing the skills necessary to prepare students for Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPEs). These include professionalism, communication, patient consultation, patient information gathering, self-care, drug information, and disease state management. 2 credits.

APPE: Advanced Community Pharmacy

Number: PHRM-701

The advanced community rotation affords students the opportunity to effectively participate in the patient care decision-making process. Emphasis will be placed on the student's ability to demonstrate their understanding of common disease states and treatment modalities as well as their ability to provide pharmaceutical care. Emphasis will be placed on disease state management initiatives. 6 credits.

APPE: Ambulatory Care

Number: PHRM-703

The purpose of this rotation is for students to gain professional skills in an ambulatory care practice environment. The Ambulatory Care rotation affords students the opportunity to effectively participate in the patient care decision-making process. Students will participate in a variety of clinical activities, functioning as an integral member of the healthcare team. Emphasis will be placed on the student's ability to demonstrate their understanding of common disease states and treatment modalities as well as their ability to provide pharmaceutical care. 6 credits.

APPE: Health System Pharmacy

Number: PHRM-702

The purpose of this rotation is for students to gain professional skills in a health system pharmacy setting. The health system pharmacy rotation affords students the opportunity to effectively participate in the patient care decision-making process. Students will participate in a variety of clinical activities, functioning as an integral member of the healthcare team. Emphasis will be placed on the student's ability to demonstrate their understanding of functional roles of health system pharmacy in providing consistent quality patient care. 6 credits.

APPE: Internal General Medicine

Number: PHRM-704

The purpose of this rotation is for students to gain professional skills in an Internal General Medicine setting. The Internal General Medicine rotation affords students the opportunity to effectively participate in the patient care decision-making process. Students will participate in a variety of clinical activities, functioning as an integral member of the healthcare team. Emphasis will be placed on the student's ability to demonstrate their understanding of internal general medicine and their ability to provide pharmaceutical care. 6 credits.

APPE: Patient Care Elective

Number: PHRM-705

The experience may occur in any setting where the student would be providing pharmaceutical care to patients. Examples of Patient Care electives include: Advanced Community, Cardiology, Critical Care, Hematology/Oncology, Home Infusion, HIV/AIDS, Infectious Disease, Long Term Care, Nutrition, Pediatrics, Solid Organ Transplant, and Trauma Surgery. 6 credits.

APPE: Patient/Non-Patient Care Elect A

Number: PHRM-706

Elective clerkships can be performed in non patient-care environments. Examples of Elective clerkships include: Compounding, Drug Information, Drug Use Policy, Managed Care, Pharmacy Education, Pharmaceutical Industry, Pharmacy Management, Professional Organizations and Pharmacy Leadership, or Research. Elective clerkships could also encompass any Advanced Community, Ambulatory, Internal Medicine or other patient care elective. 6 credits.

APPE: Patient/Non-Patient Care Elect B

Number: PHRM-707

Elective clerkships can be performed in non patient-care environments. Examples of Elective clerkships include: Compounding, Drug Information, Drug Use Policy, Managed Care, Pharmacy Education, Pharmaceutical Industry, Pharmacy Management, Professional Organizations and Pharmacy Leadership, or Research. Elective clerkships could also encompass any Advanced Community, Ambulatory, Internal Medicine or other patient care elective. 6 credits.

APPE: Research Experience

Number: PHRM-713

Aims to provide students with the opportunity to acquire skills and concepts inherent in both theoretical and experimental aspects of pharmaceutical research. Students will be trained in problem solving, critical thinking, writing skills, and research design (ACPE 2016 standards, CAPE outcomes) and experience 1:1 mentorship with faculty. Prerequisite: PHRM 758. Pass/No Pass. 6 credits.

Abnormal Psychology

Number: DS-211

Students critically explore major categories of disorders, with special emphasis on dissociative identity disorder, depression, schizophrenia, and borderline personality. Questions are raised about the use of psychiatric drugs, and attention is paid to the history of insanity. This course includes both textbook and original readings. Also listed as PSY 211. Prerequisite: PSY-150 with a minimum grade of C. 4 credits.

Abnormal Psychology

Number: PSY-211

Students critically explore major categories of disorders, with special emphasis on anxiety disorders, mood disorders, schizophrenia, and borderline personality. All original readings (no textbook). Questions are raised about the use of psychiatric drugs, and attention is paid to the history of insanity. This course includes both textbook and original readings. Also listed as DS 211. Prerequisite: PSY-150 with a minimum grade of C. 4 credits.

Abstract Algebra

Number: MATH-402

A survey of fundamental concepts in abstract algebra. Topics may include Group theory, including quotient groups, fundamental results on group homomorphisms and the study of finite groups; Ring theory, including fundamental homomorphism theorems, quotient rings and Euclidean rings, vector spaces and modules; Field theory including field extensions, Galois theory and classical results concerning constructability and solvability. Prerequisite: MATH 240 and MATH 306 each with a minimum grade of C. Offered alternate years. 4 credits.

Acad Culture and Communication

Number: ELITR-101

This course helps students acquire the oral skills and competencies required to succeed in American academic settings. Students will learn efficient listening and note-taking strategies for lectures and consider the appropriate register for interactions with professors and peers in formal as well as informal situations. Students will practice formal oral presentations and through self and peer critique, become more capable and confident in their speaking and listening abilities. Only available to students of the Transition Program. Prerequisite: TOEFL score of 475. Corequisite: Concurrent enrollment in ELI program courses. Instructor's consent required. 3 credits.

Academic and Research Writing

Number: ELITR-103

Academic and Research Writing is the composition component of the ELI Transition Program. This course prepares students for the writing tasks, research methodologies, and documentation formats they are likely to encounter in their academic programs. Students will build upon their understanding of the basic rhetorical modes to develop their arguments in a fully documented research essay. Only available to students in the Transition Program. Prerequisite: TOEFL score of 475. Corequisite: Concurrent enrollment in ELI program courses. Instructor's consent required. 3 credits.

Accompanying

Number: MUS-280

A basic study of accompanying technique for both instrumental and vocal literature. The course addresses problems of balance, ensemble, texture, and interpretive style. Prerequisite: Declared Music major or minor. May be repeated for credit. 1 credit.

Accounting Principles

Number: BA-201

Introduction to accounting concepts and application of these concepts; financial statement preparation; accounting systems and controls; accounting for assets and liabilities; cash flow analysis and financial statement analysis. MS Excel is introduced and integrated into the course to solve accounting and finance problems. 4 credits.

Acoustics

Number: AUD-500

Study of basic acoustics, including basic waves, impedance, complex sounds, speech acoustics, and decibels. Pass/No Pass. 1.5 credits.

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