Nov 28, 2022  
2016-2017 EIU Graduate Catalog 
    
2016-2017 EIU Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Applied Engineering and Technology

  
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    AET 4800 - Management of Innovation and Technology.


    (3-0-3) Study of the development, adoption and implementation of new technology in industry. The focus is on the integration of business and technology strategies. Cross-listed with COM/MGT. 4800.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Senior standing and  permission of the instructor.

    Credits: 3
  
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    AET 4803 - Plant Layout and Material Handling.


    (3-0-3) Study of the arrangement of physical facilities and material handling to optimize the interrelationships among operating personnel, material flow, and the methods required in achieving enterprise objectives efficiently, economically, and safely.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    AET 1323, AET 2043 and MAT 2120G or 1441G.

    Credits: 3
  
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    AET 4813 - Advanced Digital Media Technologies.


    (2-2-3) Advanced study of graphics technology applied to web, video, animation, and specialty graphics. Major emphasis will be on the integration of emerging technologies into cross media applications and campaigns.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    AET 1363 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: 3
  
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    AET 4823 - Facility Security


    (3-0-3) Study of physical security system including: assets, threats, vulnerabilities, and risks; Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED), site, exterior, and interior security; physical protection system design, integrated security and surveillance systems; security assessment; and security management and its role in organizations.

    Credits: 3
  
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    AET 4833 - Automatic Identification and Data Capture


    (2-2-3) A study of the methods and systems used to automatically identify objects. Various forms of keyless data entry and capture through class and lab experience will be studied; bar coding, scanning, radio frequency identification (RFID), voice data entry, vision, biometrics, and other systems.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    none

    Credits: 2
  
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    AET 4843 - Statistical Quality Assurance.


    (3-0-3) Principles of total quality control; Shewhart control charts; acceptance sampling; capability and reliability studies.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    AET 1323 and BUS 2810 or MAT 2250G

    Credits: 3
  
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    AET 4853 - Polymers and Composites.


    (2-2-3) Study of polymeric and composite material fundamentals, manufacturing processes and applications including plastics and rubber, polymeric composites and other composite materials.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    AET 1263; PHY 1151, 1152 or 1351, 1352; and CHM 1310G and 1315G.

    Credits: 3
  
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    AET 4863 - Packaging Design Technologies


    (2-2-3) A study of package design techniques and printing processes for consumer, commercial, and advertising products. Specialty inks, coatings, materials, and processes will also be examined.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    AET 1363 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: 3
  
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    AET 4865 - e-Books and e-Publishing Technologies


    (2-2-3) A study of e-Publishing technology. This course will focus on the study of authoring multimedia and web technologies for creating applications and solutions for web sites, education, training, and advertising solutions via the internet and mobile devices.

     

    Prerequisites & Notes
    AET 1363 or permission of instructor

    Credits: 3
  
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    AET 4873 - Trends in Energy


    (3-0-3) A comparative study of the trends, analyses, and policies of alternative energy technologies as applied to the availability of the technology and how it can be incorporated into commercial, residential, industrial, and other processes. 

    Prerequisites & Notes
    None

    Credits: 3
  
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    AET 4903 - OSHA Certification for General Industry


    (3-0-3) Department of Labor coursework for OSHA-30 General Industry. The OSHA-30 is a certificate provided through the United States Department of Labor signifying 30 hours of safety training. Additional time will be spent on safety and liability management.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    None

    Credits: 3
  
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    AET 4913 - OSHA Certification for Construction


    (3-0-3) Department of Labor coursework for OSHA-30 Construction. The OSHA-30 is a certificate provided through the United States Department of Labor signifying 30 hours of safety training. Additional time will be spent on safety and liability management in the construction field.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    None

    Credits: 3
  
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    AET 4943 - Manufacturing Management.


    (3-0-3) Survey of technical management areas in a manufacturing operation. This course will include but not be limited to a study of production control methods, plant layout, scheduling, inventory control, and other phases of planning, organizing, and controlling a manufacturing operation.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    AET 1323 and MAT 2120G or 1441G

     

    Credits: 3

  
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    AET 4953 - Color Management Technologies


    (2-2-3) Application of color theories, digital color reproduction, and quality control processes as they apply to color in specialty printing, textiles, web, video, and photography.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    AET 1363 or permission of instructor

    Credits: 3
  
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    AET 4970 - Special Topics in Technology


    (Arr.-Arr-1 to 4) Study of special topics and emerging areas in technology not ordinarily covered in standard courses. Topics to be announced. Study may include readings, reports, group discussions, and laboratory activities.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Permission of the instructor.

    Credits: 1 to 4
  
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    AET 4970A - Special Topics in Technology I


    (Arr.-Arr.-1-4) On Demand. Study of special topics and emerging areas in technology not ordinarily covered in standard courses. Topics to be announced. Study may include readings, reports, group discussions, and laboratory activities.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Permission of the instructor.

  
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    AET 4970B - Special Topics in Technology II


    (Arr.-Arr.-1-4) On Demand. Study of special topics and emerging areas in technology not ordinarily covered in standard courses. Topics to be announced. Study may include readings, reports, group discussions, and laboratory activities.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Permission of the instructor.

    Credits: 1 to 4
  
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    AET 4970D - Special Topics in Technology III


    (Arr.-Arr.-1-4) On Demand. Study of special topics and emerging areas in technology not ordinarily covered in standard courses. Topics to be announced. Study may include readings, reports, group discussions, and laboratory activities.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Permission of the instructor.

    Credits: 1 to 4
  
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    AET 4970E - Special Topics in Technology IV


    (Arr.-Arr.-1-4) On Demand. Study of special topics and emerging areas in technology not ordinarily covered in standard courses. Topics to be announced. Study may include readings, reports, group discussions, and laboratory activities.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Permission of the instructor.

    Credits: 1 to 4
  
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    AET 4970H - Special Topics in Technology VI


    (Arr.-Arr.-1-4) On Demand. Study of special topics and emerging areas in technology not ordinarily covered in standard courses. Topics to be announced. Study may include readings, reports, group discussions, and laboratory activities.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Permission of the instructor.

    Credits: 1 to 4
  
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    AET 4970I - Special Topics in Technology VII


    (Arr.-Arr.-1-4) On Demand. Study of special topics and emerging areas in technology not ordinarily covered in standard courses. Topics to be announced. Study may include readings, reports, group discussions, and laboratory activities.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Permission of the instructor.

    Credits: 1 to 4
  
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    AET 4970J - Special Topics in Technology VIII


    (Arr.-Arr.-1-4) On Demand. Study of special topics and emerging areas in technology not ordinarily covered in standard courses. Topics to be announced. Study may include readings, reports, group discussions, and laboratory activities.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Permission of the instructor.

    Credits: 1 to 4
  
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    AET 4970K - Special Topics in Technology IX


    (Arr.-Arr.-1-4) On Demand. Study of special topics and emerging areas in technology not ordinarily covered in standard courses. Topics to be announced. Study may include readings, reports, group discussions, and laboratory activities.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Permission of the instructor

    Credits: 1 to 4

Journalism

  
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    JOU 4750 - Independent Study.


    (Arr.-Arr.-1 to 3) Individual pursuit of in-depth study of selected topic in Journalism developed by student.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    75 semester hours and approval of the Department of Journalism chairperson. Course may be repeated for maximum of three semester hours with approval of Journalism chairperson.

    Credits: 1 to 3
  
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    JOU 4751 - Photojournalism: Photoediting and Design.


    (3-0-3) Theory and practice of the photo essay, photo story and other extended forms of photojournalism from inception to display. Stresses magazine-style presentation in book, magazine and newspaper form.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    A minimum grade of “C” in JOU 3001 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: 3
  
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    JOU 4760 - Advanced Publication Design.


    (3-0-3) Study and application of advanced editing, typography, graphics, and the design of magazines, newspapers, public relations pieces, advertisements, and yearbooks.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    A minimum grade of “C” in JOU 3301 or 3302 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: 3
  
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    JOU 4761 - Advance New Media Design.


    (2-2-3) The study and design of advanced forms of journalism and storytelling using emerging new media such as streaming audio, video, animations, virtual reality simulations and other means and media.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    JOU 3701 and JOU 3702 or permission of the instructor.

    Credits: 3
  
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    JOU 4762 - Interactive Reporting and Design.


    (1-3-3) Class will focus on the creation of interactive journalistic packages. Industry standard software (such as Flash) and the corresponding scripting languages will be used extensively. The course will emphasize how best to use interactive packages to communicate effectively with diverse audiences.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    JOU 3701 and JOU 3702 or permission of the instructor.

    Credits: 3
  
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    JOU 4770 - News Media Opinion Writing and Editing.


    (3-0-3) Study and practice of how news media perform their opinion function, with emphasis on writing editorials and editing newspaper opinion pages.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    JOU 3000 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: 3
  
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    JOU 4771 - Communication Law.


    (3-0-3) The study of the history and development of media law in the United States. Major emphasis will be placed on speech and press theories, libel, invasion of privacy, copyright, broadcast and advertising regulation, access to government records and meetings, access to court proceedings, and legal rights and limitations of new media.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Junior standing.

    Credits: 3
  
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    JOU 4801 - Issues in Supervising High School Publications.


    (1-0-1) Study of the issues faced by advisors to high school publications with emphasis on advisor, administration and staff relationships; staff recruitment and motivation; publication, finance and management; and legal and ethical issues.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Permission of instructor.

    Credits: 1
  
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    JOU 4802 - Issues in Supervising High School Newspapers.


    (1-0-1) Study of the issues faced by advisors to high school newspapers with emphasis on the advisor’s roles and duties; development and implementation of editorial policies; staff organization; development of content; and writing, editing, design and production.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    JOU 4801 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: 1
  
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    JOU 4803 - Issues in Supervising High School Yearbooks.


    (1-0-1) Study of the issues faced by advisors to high school yearbooks with emphasis on advisor’s roles and duties; development and implementation of editorial policies; staff organization; development of content; and writing, editing, design and production.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    JOU 4801 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: 1
  
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    JOU 4900 - Journalism Seminar.


    (3-0-3) In-depth study of various topics in journalism.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Permission of instructor.

    Credits: 3
  
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    JOU 4919 - Public Relations Techniques


    (3-0-3) Effective techniques of a public relations program including basic concepts and principles of the public relations profession, the roles and functions, planning, managing, and executing campaigns. Cross-listed with CMN. 4919.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    A minimum grade of “C” in JOU 3302. Credit will not be given for both JOU 4919 and CMN 4919.


    Credits: 3
  
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    JOU 4920 - Case Studies in Public Relations Problems.


    (3-0-3) Public relations case problems in industry, business, labor, education, government social welfare and trade associations; the application of public relations techniques.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    JOU 4919. Credit will not be given for both JOU 4920 and CMN 4920.


    Credits: 3

Kinesiology and Sports Studies

  
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    KSS 4760 - Sport Law.


    (3-0-3)  A survey of the law as it relates to professionals in the field of sport and fitness management. Pertinent concepts and legal constraints including liability, negligence, and tort related to employment in various professional positions in the sport industry.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Grade of “C” or better in KSS 2761; or permission of department chair.

    Credits: 3

  
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    KSS 4761 - Sport Management and Administration.


    (3-0-3) Concepts, administrative processes, systems and styles with theoretical application to leadership in various sport and fitness environments.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Grade of “C” or better in BIO 2001G, KSS 1500 and KSS 2440; or permission of department chair.

    Credits: 3
  
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    KSS 4762 - Publicity in Sports.


    (3-0-3) Application and protocol of sports publicity strategies.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Grade of “C” or better in BIO 2001G, KSS 1500 and KSS 2440; or permission of department chair.

    Credits: 3
  
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    KSS 4764 - Sport Management Principles


    (3-0-3) Examination and analysis of how the essential management functions of planning, organizing, lead ing, and controlling are applied in the sport industry environment.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    A grade of “C” or better in KSS 2761, or permission of the department chair.

    Credits: 3
  
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    KSS 4765 - Marketing in Sport


    (3-0-3) An analysis of fundamental theories and issues in sport marketing, grounded in traditional marketing principles. This course focuses on the unique application of the marketing mix to sporting events, including the conceptualization of sport fan identity and attachment, sport sponsorship relationships, and participative sport involvement.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    A grade of “C” or better in KSS 2761.

    Credits: 3
  
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    KSS 4880 - Theory of Motor Behavior.


    (3-0-3) A study of the factors influencing human movement and skill learning. Emphasis is placed upon theories and concepts relating to motor skill performance.

    Credits: 3
  
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    KSS 4900 - Special Topics in Kinesiology and Sports Studies


    (1-0-1) Study of special topics and contemporary issues and trends in exercise physiology. May be repeated with different topics for up to three undergraduate and/or three graduate credits with permission of advisor or Department Chair.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Grade of “C” or better in BIO 2001G, KSS 2440, 4340; or permission of department chair.

    Credits: 1
  
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    KSS 4900A - Special Topics in Kinesiology and Sports Studies


    (1-0-1) F, S. Study of special topics and contemporary issues and trends in Exercise Physiology and Sport Management. May be repeated with different topics for up to three undergraduate and/or three graduate credits with permission of advisor or Department Chairperson.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Grade of C or better in BIO 2001G, KSS 2440, and 4340; or permission of the Department Chair.

    Credits: 1
  
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    KSS 4900B - Special Topics in Kinesiology and Sports Studies


    (1-0-1) F, S. Study of special topics and contemporary issues and trends in Exercise Physiology and Sport Management. May be repeated with different topics for up to three undergraduate and/or three graduate credits with permission of advisor or Department Chairperson.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Grade of C or better in BIO 2001G, KSS 2440, and 4340; or permission of the Department Chair.

    Credits: 1
  
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    KSS 4900E - Special Topics in Kinesiology and Sports Studies


    (1-0-1) F, S. Study of special topics and contemporary issues and trends in Exercise Physiology and Sport Management. May be repeated with different topics for up to three undergraduate and/or three graduate credits with permission of advisor or Department Chairperson.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Grade of C or better in BIO 2001G, KSS 2440, and 4340; or permission of the Department Chair.

    Credits: 1
  
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    KSS 4900F - Special Topics in Kinesiology and Sports Studies


    (1-0-1) F, S. Study of special topics and contemporary issues and trends in Exercise Physiology and Sport Management. May be repeated with different topics for up to three undergraduate and/or three graduate credits with permission of advisor or Department Chairperson.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Grade of C or better in BIO 2001G, KSS 2440, and 4340; or permission of the Department Chair.

    Credits: 1
  
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    KSS 4900H - Special Topics in Kinesiology and Sports Studies


    (1-0-1) F, S. Study of special topics and contemporary issues and trends in Exercise Physiology and Sport Management. May be repeated with different topics for up to three undergraduate and/or three graduate credits with permission of advisor or Department Chairperson.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Grade of C or better in BIO 2001G, KSS 2440, and 4340; or permission of the Department Chair.

    Credits: 1
  
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    KSS 4900I - Special Topics in Kinesiology and Sports Studies


    (1-0-1) F, S. Study of special topics and contemporary issues and trends in Exercise Physiology and Sport Management. May be repeated with different topics for up to three undergraduate and/or three graduate credits with permission of advisor or Department Chairperson.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Grade of C or better in BIO 2001G, KSS 2440, and 4340; or permission of the Department Chair.

    Credits: 1
  
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    KSS 4900J - Special Topics in Kinesiology and Sports Studies


    (1-0-1) F, S. Study of special topics and contemporary issues and trends in Exercise Physiology and Sport Management. May be repeated with different topics for up to three undergraduate and/or three graduate credits with permission of advisor or Department Chairperson.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Grade of C or better in BIO 2001G, KSS 2440, and 4340; or permission of the Department Chair.

    Credits: 1
  
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    KSS 4900K - Special Topics in Kinesiology and Sports Studies


    (1-0-1) F, S. Study of special topics and contemporary issues and trends in Exercise Physiology and Sport Management. May be repeated with different topics for up to three undergraduate and/or three graduate credits with permission of advisor or Department Chairperson.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Grade of C or better in BIO 2001G, KSS 2440, and 4340; or permission of the Department Chair.

    Credits: 1
  
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    KSS 4900L - Special Topics in Kinesiology and Sports Studies


    (1-0-1) F, S. Study of special topics and contemporary issues and trends in Exercise Physiology and Sport Management. May be repeated with different topics for up to three undergraduate and/or three graduate credits with permission of advisor or Department Chairperson.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Grade of C or better in BIO 2001G, KSS 2440, and 4340; or permission of the Department Chair.

    Credits: 1
  
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    KSS 4900M - Special Topics in Kinesiology and Sports Studies


    (1-0-1) F, S. Study of special topics and contemporary issues and trends in Exercise Physiology and Sport Management. May be repeated with different topics  for up to three undergraduate and/or three graduate credits with permission of advisor or Department Chairperson.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Grade of C or better in BIO 2001G, KSS 2440, and 4340; or permission of the Department Chair.

    Credits: 1
  
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    KSS 4980 - Advanced Coaching/ “Name of Sport”


    (1-0-1) Study of advanced coaching techniques, strategies, and trends in a particular sport. May be repeated with different sports for up to three undergraduate and/or three graduate credits with permission of the advisor or department chairperson.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Coaching course of the particular sport or permission of the department chair.

    Credits: 1
  
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    KSS 4980A - Advanced Coaching Distance Running


    (1-0- 1) Su. Study of advanced coaching techniques, strategies, and trends in a particular sport. May be repeated with different sports for up to three undergraduate and/or three graduate credits with permission of advisor or Department Chairperson.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Coaching course of the particular sport or permission of Department Chair.

    Credits: 1
  
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    KSS 4980B - Advanced Coaching Football


    (1-0-1) Su. Study of advanced coaching techniques, strategies, and trends in a particular sport. May be repeated with different sports for up to three undergraduate and/or three graduate credits with permission of advisor or Department Chairperson.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Coaching course of the particular sport or permission of Department Chair.

    Credits: 1
  
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    KSS 5000 - Research Methods in Kinesiology and Sports Studies


    (3-0-3) An exposure to various types of research methods in related subject areas, a critical evaluation of selected studies, and writing the research report.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Graduate degree-seeking status or permission of the department chair.

    Credits: 3
  
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    KSS 5001 - Statistical Analysis in Kinesiology and Sports Studies


    (2-0-2) This course is designed to provide the graduate student with basic statistical tools useful in the planning, design and evaluation of studies in Health, Physical Education and Recreation.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    KSS 4470 or equivalent (may be taken concurrently); graduate degree-seeking status or permission of the department chair.

    Credits: 2
  
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    KSS 5005 - Literature Review in Kinesiology and Sports Studies


    (3-0-3) This course provides a practical guide that complements research methodology content with particular focus on conducting a comprehensive literature review.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    KSS 5000

    Credits: 3
  
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    KSS 5010 - Ethical Issues in Sport


    (3-0-3) This course addresses ethical issues within the sporting context and industry. The values promoted within sport will be examined along with common ethical dilemmas faced by those involved in sport and physical activity management. The course will cover issues ranging from fair play to sportsmanship to Title IX and drug use for performance enhancement.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    None

    Credits: 3
  
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    KSS 5100 - Positive Behavior Management in Physical Education


    (1-0-1) Specific behavior management techniques designed for physical education will be analyzed. Students will practice and evaluate methods of preventing behavior problems using a proactive approach to behavior management in gymnasium activity setting.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Graduate student status

    Credits: 3
  
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    KSS 5120 - Social Psychology and Physical Activity.


    (3-0-3) Study of psychological theories, influence of an audience, the use of social reinforcement, the influence of a model, the impact of competition, personality, attitudes and aggression in physical activity.

    Credits: 3
  
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    KSS 5125 - Stress Management for Exercise and Health Specialists.


    (3-0-3) An exposure to various methods of performing and teaching stress management skills for exercise and health specialists; and how to develop, implement and evaluate the effectiveness of stress management and intervention programs.

    Credits: 3
  
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    KSS 5130 - Exercise Psychology


    (3-0-3) This course is designed to provide students with theoretical knowledge and research findings related to exercise behavior change strategies and factors that influence physical activity participation and adherence among individuals and groups. This course will focus on the role that modifiable factors (e.g. attitudes) have on physical activity and basic concepts of the behavior theories, applications, and strategies that enhance physical activity adoption and maintenance.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    None

    Credits: 3
  
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    KSS 5140 - Current Trends in the Teaching of Physical Education in the Elementary and Junior High School.


    (3-0-3) Materials organization and program of physical education. Integration of physical education with general education.

    Credits: 3
  
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    KSS 5170 - Sport Physiology for Coaches


    (3-0-3) Application of the acute and chronic physiological responses of exercise towards the development of effective training protocols for various sports and types of physical activity.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    KSS 4340 not to be taken concurrently with KSS 5170.

    Credits: 3
  
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    KSS 5200 - Curriculum Development in Physical Education.


    (3-0-3) Principles and methods; different psychological and educational points of view; organizing a course of study; making units of instruction.

    Credits: 3
  
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    KSS 5210 - Administration of Interschool Athletics.


    (2-0-2) Organization and control of interschool athletics at the national, state, and local levels. Staff; programs; budget; health and safety; facilities.

    Credits: 2
  
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    KSS 5211 - Promotions in Sports Administration.


    (3-0-3) Promotion and fund raising in today’s high school and university sports settings.

    Credits: 3
  
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    KSS 5212 - Finance in Sport


    (3-0-3) Analysis of core financial concepts and theories as they apply to the sport industry, including accounting principles, financial statements, sources of revenue, methods of budgeting, fundraising for new facilities, legal issues, and technology integration.
     

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Graduate student status and KSS 4760, 4761, 4762 for graduate students without KSS bachelor’s degree.

    Credits: 3
  
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    KSS 5213 - Sport Facilities and Event Management


    (3-0-3) Analysis of core aspects of managing sport facilities and sport and recreation events, including the conceptualization of sport and recreation events, facility and event management planning process, budgeting, site selection, booking, ticketing, sponsorship, and technological innovations.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Graduate student status and KSS 4760, 4761, 4762 for graduate students without KSS bachelor’s degree

    Credits: 3
  
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    KSS 5214 - Governance in Sport


    (3-0-3) Overview of the politics and administration of various major sports organizations and areas of sports activity.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    None

    Credits: 3
  
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    KSS 5215 - Legal Aspects of Sport


    (3-0-3) This is a graduate course relating to the application of tort law, contract law and constitutional law within the sport and fitness industry. The course will provide a legal framework concerning negligence, liability, and risk management practices pertaining to sport businesses.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    KSS 4760 or equivalent course

    Credits: 3
  
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    KSS 5225 - Physical Activity and Aging


    (3-0-3) This course includes information on theories of physical aging, functional changes in humans with aging, and effects of both short term and chronic physical activity upon aging systems. Indications and contraindications of activity for older persons are discussed.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    None

    Credits: 3
  
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    KSS 5250 - Exercise Electrocardiography


    (3-0-3) The interpretaion of normal and abnormal electrocardiograms at rest and during exercise.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    None

    Credits: 3
  
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    KSS 5260 - Cardiopulmonary Exercise Physiology


    (3-0-3) This course examines the response of the cardiopulmonary system to acute and chronic exercise in healthy individuals and those with various types of cardiopulmonary dysfunction.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    BIO 2001, Human Physiology and KSS 4340, Exercise Physiology or permission of department chair.

    Credits: 3
  
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    KSS 5270 - Neuromuscular Exercise Physiology


    (3-0-3) This course examines the affects of acute and chronic exercise, including various types of strength and conditioning programs, on the function of the neuromuscular system in various populations (e.g. health, women, elderly disease, etc.)

    Prerequisites & Notes
    BIO 2001 and KSS 4340, or permission of the department chair.

    Credits: 3
  
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    KSS 5280 - Exercise Metabolism Body Composition


    (3-0-3) Study of the regulation and the assessment of energy use/metabolism during and following exercise, including the influence of diet and training on exercise metabolism. Also included are assessment of body composition and obesity, the affect of exercise on the body composition, and the role of exercise in weight regulation.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    BIO 2001 and KSS 4340, or permission of the department chair.

    Credits: 3
  
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    KSS 5450 - Supervisory Experiences in Adult Fitness.


    (3-0-3) The course is designed to provide the student with practical experience in supervising the testing and exercise sessions in an adult fitness program at Eastern Illinois University.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    One course in Exercise Physiology, CPR certified, and permission of the instructor.

    Credits: 3
  
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    KSS 5600 - Anlaysis of Teaching


    (3-0-3) This course offers students the opportunity to present and analyze systems used in evaluating/assessing student behavior, teacher behavior, and studentteacher interaction. Strategies for planning and implementing effective teaching constructs in physical
    education will be examined.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    None

    Credits: 3
  
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    KSS 5610 - Assessment in Physical Education


    (3-0-3) This course offers students the opportunity to present and analyze authentic formative and summative assessments to measure student learning. In addition, students will disseminate knowledge that contributes to quality professional practice and experience new ways of thinking about assessment. Alternative ways of determining student learning, evaluation, grading and reporting will be explored.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    None

    Credits: 3
  
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    KSS 5640 - Graded Exercise Testing and Exercise Prescription for the Apparently Healthy and the Cardiac Patient.


    (3-0-3) The course is designed to examine the theoretical and practical aspects of cardiovascular testing devices and their protocols. In addition, classic techniques in exercise prescription will be investigated and implemented in real life situations.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    One course in Exercise Physiology, KSS 5250, and permission of the instructor.

    Credits: 3
  
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    KSS 5655 - Supervisory Experience in Cardiac Rehabilitation.


    (3-0-3) The course is designed to provide the student with observation and practical experience involving the Cardiac Rehabilitation Program at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center and Eastern Illinois University.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    KSS 5250, 5450, CPR certified, and permission of the instructor.

    Credits: 3
  
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    KSS 5710 - Sociological Bases of Sport in America.


    (3-0-3) The role of sport in American culture. Influence of basic social units, fundamental social processes and social values on sport in America.

    Credits: 3
  
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    KSS 5720 - Sport, Film and Culture.


    (3-0-3) An analytical examination of the interrelationship of sport, human movement, and popular culture using film as an academic prism.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Graduate status.

    Credits: 3
  
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    KSS 5800 - Analytical Readings in Kinesiology and Sports Studies


    (3-0-3) Assigned readings in professional publications for education and health and physical education articles.

    Credits: 3
  
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    KSS 5860 - Advanced Biomechanics of Resistance Training


    (3-0-3) This course will explore the biomechanical basis of the transduction process that promotes skeletal muscle adaptation. An emphasis will be placed on qualitative and quantitative description of resistance training techniques. There will be detailed discussion concerning the application of resistance training biomechanics to promote specificity of training.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    KSS 3800 Biomechanics or equivalent course

    Credits: 3
  
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    KSS 5901 - Seminar in Kinesiology and Sports Studies


    (Arr.-Arr.-1) Discussion of reports, current problems, trends and research. Required for candidates for the M.S. in physical education.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Graduate degree-seeking status or permission of the department chair.

    Credits: 1
  
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    KSS 5950 - Thesis.


    (Arr.-Arr.-3 or 6) (Credit/No Credit) NOTE: A maximum of nine semester hours may be earned in a combination of 5950 and 5990.

    Credits: 3 or 6
  
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    KSS 5951 - Non-credit Thesis


    (0-0-0) The purpose of this course is to allow a graduate student to remain continuously enrolled as an auditor and access services required to complete the thesis after completing the maximum number of hours of credit for thesis [5950], research [5900], and independent study [5990] in a thesis option.

    Credits: Audit Only
  
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    KSS 5980 - Internship in Sports Administration.


    (Arr.-Arr.-3) A supervised experience in the various aspects of sports administration. Student will be assigned to a hosting agency which could be a school or college; a sports arena, stadium, recreation area, or a professional team. NOTE: May be repeated for three hours with permission of department chair.

    Credits: 3
  
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    KSS 5990 - Independent Study


    (Arr.-Arr.-1 to 6) Individual pursuit of study selected by the student. May be repeated once; a maximum of nine semester hours may be earned in a combination of 5990 and 5950.

    Credits: 1 to 6
  
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    KSS 5991 - Non-Credit Independent Study


    (0-0-0) The purpose of this course is to allow a graduate student to remain continuously enrolled as an auditor and access services required to complete the degree after completing all degree requirements except for completion of examinations or other non-course capstone requirements. Candidates in thesis options use non-credit thesis (5951).

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Candidates must retain degree-seeking status and secure permission of the department chair or graduate coordinator.

    Credits: 0

Management

  
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    MGT 4800 - Management of Innovation and Technology.


    (3-0-3) Study of the development, adoption and implementation of new technology in industry. The focus is on the integration of business and technology strategies. Cross-listed with COM/INT. 4800.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Senior or Graduate standing, BUS 3010, or permission of the Associate Chair, School of Business.

    Credits: 3
  
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    MGT 4860 - Managing Conflict, Power and Politics in Organizations


    (3-0-3) A study of the sources and management of conflict in organizations; sources, bases, and uses of power in organizations; and contributing factors, common types, and practical management of organizational politics.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Senior standing and MGT 4310 with C or better, or Graduate standing and MBA 5680 with a B or better, or permission of the Associate Chair, School of Business

    Credits: 3
  
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    MGT 4950 - Management Consulting Research.


    (Arr.-Arr.-3) On Demand. Students in this course will be provided with the opportunity to perform consulting services for small business firms in east-central Illinois. Course may be repeated once.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Senior or Graduate standing, BUS 3010, or permission of the Associate Chair, School of Business.

    Credits: 3

Mathematics & Computer Science

  
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    CSM 4873 - Introduction to Cryptography


    (3-0-3)  Classical monoalphabetic cryptosystems (e.g. shift, affine, substitution, and permutation ciphers), classical polyalphabetic cryptosystems (e.g. Hill and Vigenère ciphers), linear feedback shift registers, modern cryptosystems (public key, stream, and block ciphers). Other topics (with particular interest to topics relevant to current events) will be considered, such as: anonymity, identification schemes, secret sharing schemes, multicast security, copyright protection, bit commitment, signature schemes, one-way hash functions, pseudo-random numbers, and electronic cash.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    C or better in either MAT 2345 or MAT 2800, AND C or better in both MAT 2170 and MAT 2550

    Credits: 3
  
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    CSM 4880 - Design and Analysis of Algorithms


    (3-0-3) Design paradigms of algorithms such as brute-force, exhaustive search, divide-and-conquer, backtracking, greedy approach and dynamic programming. Mathematical analysis of algorithms; P, NP, and NP-complete problems; heuristics, approximation algorithms, optimality.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    MAT 3870 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: 3
  
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    CSM 4885 - Theory of Computation


    (3-0-3) Proof techniques, finite automata, regular expressions and languages, properties of regular languages, context-free grammars and languages, pushdown automata, properties of context-free languages, Turing machines, and undecidability.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    MAT 2670 and MAT 2345, or permission of instructor.

    Credits: 3
  
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    CSM 4970 - Principles of Operating Systems.


    (3-0-3) Historical development of operating systems, processes, and concurrency, memory management, file systems, I/O. Case studies include UNIX, DOS, MVS.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    MAT 3670 or permission of the instructor.

    Credits: 3
 

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