Graduate College Courses
AHS
AHS 5113 Allied Health Standards and Practice 3 hrs.
Evolution and interrelatedness of select Allied Health professions will be examined. Standards of select Allied Health professions and relationships to health care policy, managed care and development of integrated Allied Health care models for an integrated health care delivery system will be explored.
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AHS 5122 Radiation Biology and Chemistry 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission of the instructor. Effects of ionizing radiation on chemical and biological systems. Covers effects on water and biological macromolecules, acute and chronic effects on germ cells, embryo and adult tissues. These data are then used to develop a scientific basis for radiation therapy and the rationale for current radiation protection practices.
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AHS 5133 Biology of Aging 3 hrs.
The purpose of this course is to prepare students to compare normal physical aging processes, including factors which affect aging and maintaining wellness, with disease processes common in later life.
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AHS 5153 Foundations of Evidence-Based Practice 3 hrs.
This course prepares students to use the scientific literature to make sound, evidence-based patient management decisions. The course focuses on skills needed to understand and apply the scientific literature.
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AHS 5173 Social Gerontology 3 hrs.
Graduate or Professional Standing The course will provide a sociological perspective to assist professionals who deal with older adults, their families, and the institutions and policies which affect them.
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AHS 5232 Principles of Medical Imaging and Pathophysiology 2 hrs.
This course covers advanced principles of medical imaging. Various medical imaging modalities will be discussed as they impact the treatment planning process. Emphasis on imaging adaptations and alterations in anatomy and physiology with variation outside the normal range.
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AHS 5263 Radiation Therapy Dosimetry I 3 hrs.
This course introduces and defines the main concepts and quantities used in radiation therapy dosimetry.
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AHS 5275 Neurobiology 5 hrs.
A study of basic anatomical and physiological principles of the nervous system to include, action potentials, resting membrane potentials, synaptic transmission, neurotransmitters, sensory systems, motor systems, coordination, pain mechanisms, apoptosis, neuronal regeneration, neural plasticity and clinical applications.
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AHS 5283 Principles of Radiation Therapy Treatment Planning 3 hrs.
This course will focus on radiation therapy treatment planning for malignant and benign diseases. Treatment optimization is the goal, various treatment processes will be discussed to achieve this goal.
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AHS 5293 Mental Health and Aging 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Graduate or Professional Standing The purpose of this course is to introduce students to emotional, mental, and psychiatric problems encountered in old age, normal processes of the aging individual's personality, mental and brain functions, and common interventions, services, and treatments.
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AHS 5463 Interdisciplinary Gerontology/Geriatric Practicum 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: AHS 5813 or permission of instructor This course is designed to provide the student with a range of experiences with interdisciplinary gerontology/geriatric healthcare or social service providers, older adults, and their caregivers to allow the student to observe and participate in an interdisciplinary gerontology/geriatric team environment and to interact with older adults.
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AHS 5483 Radiation Therapy Dosimetry II 3 hrs.
This course prepares the student to assume the responsibilities for advanced radiation therapy dosimetric methodologies.
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AHS 5813 Interdisciplinary Geriatric Care 3 hrs.
Crosslisted: NURS 5813, GERC 5813, PHSC 5813. Prerequisites: By Permission. This course is an introduction to interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches to health care of the elderly. It shows the importance of working together, and how team work will benefit the patient. It considers current issues in Geriatric care and how different professions can interact for better patient care.
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AHS 5930 Research Techniques 3-6 hrs.
Permission. Students without prior research experience participate in research with faculty and/or advanced doctoral students.
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Discussion

AHS 5950 Practicum in Allied Health Sciences 2-8 hrs.
Prerequisite: Permission. Students participate in an activity that advances their knowledge or experience in a relevant manner. The practicum may focus on, but is not limited to, teaching, other leadership activities, problem solving, research, and elements of clinical practicums, technological applications.
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Practicum

AHS 5960 Directed Readings 1-3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. Provide students with opportunity for independent study in subject areas beyond the program's regular curriculum. Involves literature reviews or in-depth reading in a specific topic.
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Independent Study

AHS 5980 Research for Master's Thesis 2-4 hrs.
Permission. Students conduct original research with the guidance and supervision of faculty.
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Independent Study

AHS 5990 Special Studies 1-4 hrs.
Prerequisites: None Students pursue small short-term research experiences or participate in a new course that has been submitted to the graduate council. Under extenuating circumstances, this course may substitute for a regular required course.
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Independent Study

AHS 6113 Ethics: Choices and Challenges 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. Interdisciplinary Allied Health course will present historical and philosophical foundation of ethics. Moral, social, and cultural basis of ethics will be examined, given choices and challenges in society and health care. Case examples will offer interdisciplinary choices and challenges.
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Discussion

AHS 6133 Application of Evidence Based Practice 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Evidence Based Practice or Permission. Students conduct analysis of practice in a variety of Allied Health settings and present their findings and literature based recommendations. Students will complete a grant application addressing outcomes results.
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Independent Study
Clinical

AHS 6153 Teaching, Learning, and Technology 3 hrs.
This course will provide an educational experience to assist the student in understanding and applying related theory to the effective design, development, and delivery of instruction in a variety of learning environments. This course will use lecture, discussion, and web-based modules for instructional delivery.
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AHS 6173 Qualitative Research 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: None. This course surveys the design and application of qualitative research. Topics include purposes and traditions; designs; process of data collection, analysis, and interpretation; integrity and trustworthiness; and issues of ethics. Students present a qualitative research project of limited scope and submit and present a qualitative research proposal of interest.
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AHS 6193 Behavioral Approach to Motor Learning 3 hrs.
Behavioral, cognitive, and motor components of novel and skilled movement will be discussed. The contribution of memory, problem solving, attention, and motivation to motor learning will be explored. Specific applications will be made to the presence of mental illness, mental retardation, and dementia.
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AHS 6233 Leadership in Allied Health Education 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. A lecture and discussion course that focuses on the tools, methodologies, and strategies required to be an effective faculty member in Allied Health learning environments.
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AHS 6253 The Professorate 3 hrs.
Overview of historical evolution of the professorate within context of its principles and values. Patterns of governance as well as today's organization and administrative structure that interrelate with professorate in institutional settings will be discussed.
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Independent Study

AHS 6264 Radiological Physics 4 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission of the instructor. Lecture and laboratory relevant to the physics of radiation therapy with special emphasis on exposure and dose measurements, isodose information, radium applications, and treatment planning techniques. The aim is to enable the student to work effectively with the physician in cancer therapy.
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Laboratory

AHS 6333 Grant Writing Health Profession 3 hrs.
This course will cover identification of sources of funding, development of a grant application, and regulations and procedures of the University and funding sources. Students will develop a grant proposal during the course.
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AHS 6950 Practicum in Allied Health Sciences 2-6 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. Doctoral students participate in a psychomotor activity that advances their knowledge or experience in a relevant manner. The practicum may focus on, but is not limited to, teaching, other leadership activities, problem solving, research, and elements of clinical practice.
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Practicum

AHS 6960 Directed Readings 1-3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission of instructor. Provide students with opportunity for independent study in subject areas beyond the program's regular curriculum. Involves literature reviews or in-depth reading in a specific topic.
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Independent Study

AHS 6970 Seminar in Allied Health Sciences 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. Interdisciplinary Allied Health core course will cover current issues in Allied Health professional education, professional practice, research and health care delivery systems.
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Discussion

AHS 6980 Research for Doctoral Dissertation 2-9 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. Students conduct original research.
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Independent Study

AHS 6990 Special Studies 1-3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission of instructor. Doctoral students pursue small short-term research experiences of participate in a new course that has been submitted to the graduate council. Under extenuating circumstances, this course may substitute for a regular required course.
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Independent Study

BIOC
BIOC 5104 Biochemistry 4 hrs.
Prerequisites: None A survey of biochemistry for students in the health related professions covering the structure and function biomolecules (proteins, nucleic acids, lipids and carbohydrates), metabolism, molecular genetics, membrane organization, transmembrane signaling, and additional topics of specific interest.
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BIOC 5173 Organic Chemistry & Biochemistry 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Admission to Program or Permission Cross Listed: NS 3173 This course is an introduction to topics in organic chemistry and biochemistry that relate to the study of nutrition. Major topics include functional groups, enzymes, carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and molecular biology. A major emphasis is given to metabolic pathways in energy production. Graduate Students will be required to write a research paper and all quizzes will count for credit during the course.
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BIOC 5218 General Biochemistry 8 hrs.
Prerequisites: Two semesters Organic Chemistry, Four hours Quantitative Chemistry. For Majors and students in the Graduate programs of the Basic Sciences and the MD/Ph.D. program. A foundation in the fundamentals of Biochemistry.
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Clinical

BIOC 5221 Introduction to Research 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. A course designed to acquaint students with critical assessment skills needed to interpret the scientific literature.
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BIOC 5224 Principles of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Laboratory Methods 4 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. Introductory laboratory course stressing techniques, instrumentation, and experimental design used for Biochemical and Molecular Biological research.
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BIOC 5970 Graduate Student Seminar 1-6 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. Discussion of recent advances in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Presentations by graduate students.
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BIOC 5980 Research Master's Thesis 2-6 hrs.
Prerequisites: None. Research Master's Thesis.
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Laboratory

BIOC 6210 Physical Biochemistry of Macromolecules 2-4 hrs.
Prerequisite: By Permission of the Instructor. This advanced course will approach the structure and function of biological macromolecules from a multidisciplinary perspective encompassing structure determination to physical characterization of inter- and intra-molecular interactions. This class may be taken for 2 or 4 credits, depending on the depth that students wish to experience the different topics.
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BIOC 6220 Advanced Biochemistry Laboratory 1-4 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission by Instructor. Advanced experimental design and techniques in several current areas of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Students rotate through the laboratories of selected faculty members.
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Laboratory

BIOC 6221 Journal Club in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. Discussion and assessment of papers in the scientific literature related to Biochemistry and Molecular, Cell-Structural Biology.
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BIOC 6223 Cell Biology 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: BIOC 5218 or Permission. This course is designed to explore the latest aspects of Cell Biology including nuclear structure and motility and chemiosmosis, membrane structure and function, cell-cell interactions, virus-host interactions and cell transformation. Cross Listed: MI
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BIOC 6234 Biochemical Genetics and Molecular Biology 4 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. This course examines the connections between traditional mendelian inheritance and modern molecular genetics, covering genome structure and function, gene regulation, DNA replication, translation, molecular neurobiology, and molecular approaches to carcinogenesis. (spring semester)
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BIOC 6253 Glycobiology 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: 5243 or 5218 or 5233; Course in Biochemistry or Macromolecules or Permission. A course designed to acquaint the student with basic concepts in Glycobiology. Focus will be on the structures, biosynthesis and functions of glycoproteins, glycolipids and glycosaminoglycans in animal cell biology.
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BIOC 6321 Molecular Structure and Dynamics 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: GPIBS Core Curriculum or permission of Instructor. Current aspects of macromolecular structure and function. Crosslisted: MI 6321 Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Topics.
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BIOC 6341 Molecular Signaling and Regulation 1 hrs.
Crosslisted: PHYO 6341 and CELL 6341 - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Topics. Prerequisite: GPIBS Core Curriculum or permission of Instructor. Current understanding of the biochemistry and molecular biology of regulation at the gene, cell, and organism level.
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BIOC 6502 Advanced Topics In Human Molecular Genetics 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: BIOC 5233, 5243, 6223, 6243; or Permissions of Coordinator. Current topics in the area of the molecular biology and genetics of human diseases, including molecular approaches to diagnosis and treatment. Lectures by resident and visiting faculty; group discussions of current literature. As the content changes with each offering, may be repeated up to a maximum credit of four hours.
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BIOC 6960 Research Project 1-8 hrs.
Prerequisite: By Permission of the Department. Introduction to independent research.
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Laboratory

BIOC 6970 Biotechnology 2-4 hrs.
Biotechnology will: (a) provide information on current and future scientific developments; (b) review current regulation of biotechnology and applications as well as; (c) provide exposure to legal, business, and ethical issues generated by biotechnology. The discussion-based class will utilize participation and a student-designed project as learning tools.
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Discussion

BIOC 6980 Research Doctor's Disseration 1-16 hrs.
Research for Doctor's Dissertation.
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Laboratory
Independent Study

BIOC 6990 Special Problems in Biochemistry 1-5 hrs.
Selected Biochemical topics on which rapid progress has been made during recent years.
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Laboratory
Independent Study

BMSC
BMSC 5001 Integrity in Scientific Research 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor. This course will focus on the issues important to maintaining integrity in scientific endeavors. Topics to be discussed include ethical decision making, data collection and analysis, intellectual property, competitive pressures, technology transfer, authorship practices and human and animal studies.
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BMSC 5002 Principles and Practice of Clinical and translational Research 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: None This course serves as an introduction to experimental design and research methods in Clinical Investigation and will provide the student with the information and skills necessary to design and conduct a clinical research project.
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BMSC 5102 Fundamentals of Scientific Writing 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: None The course introduces basic elements of technical writing including presentation of keys to effective writing and organization of the writing task. Spelling, grammar, punctuation, organization, elements of style, and other aspects and uses of written language are discussed. Supporting materials such a dictionary, thesaurus, and features of word-processing programs are reviewed. Specific types of technical writing are considered including writing for dissertations and theses, abstracts, journal articles, and grant applications. Didactic presentations alternate with practical writing and related assignments.
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BMSC 5103 Interdisciplinary Leadership Issues I: Disabilities Services 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Graduate Standing and permission of the instructor. Interdisciplinary course providing the foundation components of family centered services, cultural competence, interdisciplinary teaming and inclusive practices as they relate to interdisciplinary service provisions for children with or at risk for disabilities and their families, child family advocacy, research development and data issues.
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BMSC 5113 Interdisciplinary Leadership Issues II: Disabilities Advocacy 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Graduate standing and Permission of the instructor. Interdisciplinary course with focus on and development of interdisciplinary leadership issues including child-family advocacy service delivery systems, systems change, policy development and analysis, with or at risk for disabilities and their families, child-family legislation, ethics and funding. Based on the foundation components of family-centered services, cultural competency and inclusive practices.
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BMSC 5221 Interdisciplinary First Year Journal Club 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: Admissions into GPIBS/Permission of Instructor. A course designed to acquaint students with critical assessment skills needed to interpret the scientific literature and present it to a peer group.
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Discussion

BMSC 5300 Interdisciplinary Special Topics 1-3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor. This course is being created in order to meet a need that occasionally arises to quickly create a course for an upcoming semester or to pilot and fine tune a course before formally submitting a final syllabus and the requisite paperwork or for a one time offering. The course will be house in the Graduate College for proper supervision. The course may be repeated but the topic must change.
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Discussion

BMSC 6012 Molecular Systems I 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: Admission into Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences/Permission of instructor. This focus of this course is the structure/function relationships of proteins, as well as the purification and characterization of proteins their interactions in membranes, and enzyme kinetics.
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BMSC 6020 Current Issues in Biomedical Research 1-3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Admissions to GPIBS or Permission. This course is designed to give students an introduction to "real world" science and also to extend selected topics from BMSC 6016, 6022, and 6045.
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BMSC 6023 Molecular Systems II 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Admission into Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences/Permission of instructor. This course focuses on nucleic acid structure, analysis, and genomic organization, as well as transcription, translation, and replication.
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BMSC 6052 Cellular Systems II 2 hrs.
Focuses on the basic cell biology of genetics, cell cycle, and cell signaling.
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BMSC 6053 Cellular Systems I 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Admissions to GPIBS/Permission of Instructor. Focuses on the basic cell biology of membranes, protein trafficking, cytoskeleton, and extracellular matrix.
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BMSC 6100 Bioscience Interdisciplinary Laboratory Rotation 1-4 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission of instructor. This rotation provides an opportunity for a student to learn and experience an in-depth knowledge and appreciation for specific skills research approaches and methods within specific disciplines and multidisciplinary areas.
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BMSC 6101 Neurobiology 1 hrs.
This course introduces concepts in neurobiology, including neuron function and the structure of the nervous system. It builds on a foundation of knowledge established in the first semester courses.
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BMSC 6111 Integrative Physiology 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: Admission into the Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences or permission of instructor. This course introduces the concepts in physiology and cardiovascular function as well as the molecular basis of inflammation and cardiovascular dysfunction. It builds on a foundation and knowledge established in the first semester.
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BMSC 6202 Preparing Future Faculty - Instructional Methods 2 hrs.
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Interdisciplinary Preparing Future Faculty Program. This course will acquaint students with the full range of faculty roles and responsibilities related to university teaching. The course provides a didactic background in instructional methods and content and includes the theoretical and applied material addressing university structure and governance, the elements of effective teaching, and the institutional resources for teaching. Students will be required to develop appropriate course objectives, to deliver organized lectures, and to communicate effectively in verbal, written, and visual modalities.
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BMSC 6300 PFF - Supervised Teaching Experience 2-3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Student must have successfully completed BMSC 6202-Instructional Methods in the fall semester prior to enrollment in the spring experiential course. This course is the second of a two-course sequence focused primarily on teaching. Where the first course provides a didactic background in instructional methods, this course provides discipline-specific teaching experiences in university classrooms. Each student will work with their assigned faculty mentor who will supervise individualized teaching experiences and, where possible, invite participation in faculty research and service activities as well.
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Independent Study

BSE
BSE 5001 Problems in Biostatistics and Epidemiology 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: Concurrent or previous enrollment in BSE 5113 and 5163. Applied problem solving in biostatistics and epidemiology.
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Laboratory

BSE 5013 Application of Microcomputers to Data Analysis 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: BSE 5163 or permission of the instructor. Introduction to the use of data management and processing equipment and 1 package (SAS) readily available on this campus. Storage, manipulation, and retrieval of data and statistical summaries are emphasized.
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BSE 5023 Computer Applications in Public Health 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: BSE 5163 or Permission of Instructor. Application of currently available hardware and software to common problems encountered in Public Health practice.
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BSE 5111 Scientific Integrity in Research 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: None This course is designed to provide training to M.S. and Ph.D. students in Biostatistics and Epidemiology in the responsible conduct of research, scientific integrity, and the protection of human research subjects. The class will cover issues related to: 1) acquisition, management, sharing, and ownership of data; 2) conflict of interest and commitment; 3) human subjects protection; 4) research misconduct; 5) publication practices and responsible authorship; 6) peer review; and 7) collaborative science. The course is to be completed prior to initiation of thesis or dissertation research.
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BSE 5113 Principles of Epidemiology 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: None. This course provides an introduction to epidemiology for students majoring in any aspects of Public Health. The principles and methods of epidemiology investigation, both of infectious and non-infectious diseases are discussed.
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Laboratory

BSE 5153 Clinical Trials 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Basic Statistics and Epidemiology or permission of instructor. Principles for the design and conduct of clinical trials are discussed. Emphasis will be given to protocol preparation, randomization, sample size, trial monitoring, ethical issues and data analysis.
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BSE 5163 Biostatistics Methods I 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: College algebra and ability to use computer spreadsheet or instructor permission. Fundamental concepts and applications of statistics. This course and BSE 5173 serve as an introduction to all higher level courses in statistics. This course makes use of the SAS statistical package.
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Laboratory

BSE 5173 Biostatistics Methods II 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: BSE 5163 and BSE 5013. More complex forms of the analysis of variance are present. The fundamental aspects of experimental design as well as covariance, multiple regression, curvilinear regression, and the binomial and poisson distribution are discussed.
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Laboratory

BSE 5193 Intermediate Epidemiologic Methods 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: BSE 5113 or equivalent Methodological issues important to the design of epidemiologic studies of both infectious and non-infectious disease. Topics include formulation of a research question, types of studies, sample size, sampling methods, biases and confounding, data collection instruments and the presentation and interpretation of data.
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BSE 5253 Introduction to Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: BSE 5113 and BSE 5163 or equivalent. Methodologic issues and approaches used in occupational and environmental risk assessment studies will be presented. These include study design, assessment of exposures, ascertainment of outcomes, methods of analysis and sources of data. Examples of classic occupational and environmental studies will be presented and implications for health policy will be discussed.
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Laboratory

BSE 5303 Epidemiology of Infectious Disease 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: BSE 5113. Intended for epidemiology majors. Lectures and laboratory sessions devoted to the study of factors common to all infectious diseases as well as studies of specific disease.
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BSE 5333 Introduction to Emerging Infections and Bioterrorism 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: BSE 5113 Principles of Epidemiology. The course will introduce students to a wide variety of topics relating to emerging infections and bioterrorism. The course will first provide an overview of emerging diseases and the factors associated with their appearance. Second, the course will examine bioterrorism, its agents, history, potential impact and discuss public health preparedness.
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BSE 5343 Methods in Infectious Disease Epidemiology 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: BSE 5113; BSE 5303; or authorization from the instructor. This course aims at covering methods applicable to the design and conduct of epidemiological studies specific to infectious diseases.
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BSE 5363 Epidemiology and Prevention of Chronic Diseases 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: BSE 5113; BSE 5163; BSE 5193 or BSE 5001 This course is a survey of chronic diseases and the epidemiologic methods used to study them. Students are expected to read and report on the literature and to use descriptive statistics on survey data of chronic disease risk factors.
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BSE 5403 Social Epidemiology 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: BSE 5113 (Principles of Epidemiology) and BSE 5163 (Biostatistics Methods I) or permission of the instructor. The purpose of this course is to provide students with both the information and experience to identify social determinants of health outcomes in populations. Students will develop an understanding of the general concepts of social epidemiology and develop their own critical assessment of how social factors impact health outcomes and the development of disease. Students will participate in class discussions, read relevant materials, and conduct and report on a community assessment project.
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BSE 5563 Theory and Application of Matrices in Biostatistics 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor. Understanding of matrix theory necessary for further courses in statistics which utilize these techniques extensively. A lecture recitation designed for majors enrolled in the biostatistics curriculum.
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BSE 5603 Sampling Theory and Methods 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: BSE 5163 and permission of Instructor. To introduce various commonly used sampling methods including when and how to apply them, advantages and disadvantages, how to determine sample size, and the design of forms and questionnaires for data collection.
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BSE 5633 Public Health Strategies for Tobacco Control 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: BSE 5113, BSE 5163, HPS 5213, HAP 5453, OEH 5013 or permission of the instructor Multi-Level Course: CPH 7633 This course provides an overview of the history, health effects, politics, and prevention of tobacco use, examining the issue from all perspectives: epidemiological, psychosocial, political, economic and environmental. Students will explore the multidimensional aspects of tobacco use and the research and metholodology contributing to best practices in tobacco control.
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BSE 5643 Regression Analysis 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: BSE 5163 and 5013. Multiple linear regression analysis, including polynomial regression, indicator variables, and covariance analysis are covered. Also covered are : tests of hypotheses and interval estimates, model selection and validation; methods for measurement errors, diagnostic methods for outliers, influence, and multicollinearity; nonlinear regression, logistic regression with non-normal distributions; and time-series analysis and forecasting. Applications are drawn from public health.
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Laboratory

BSE 5653 Nonparametric Methods 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: BSE 5013; BSE 5163; one of the following: BSE 5173 or BSE 5643 or BSE 5663 Modern techniques of nonparametric analysis applied to single and multiple samples, including approaches based on signed- and ranked-transformed data and on permutation tests. Discussion of exact results and large sample approximations. Nonparametric analysis of categorical data summarized in contingency tables. Nonparametric bootstrapping. Introduction to robust regression. Analysis of qualitative data as it applies to experimental design in biology and medicine. Discussion of the binomial and chi square tests as well as rank based and distribution free methods to the k-sample case and nonparametric measures of correlation and association. Analysis of variance of ranked data is included.
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BSE 5663 Analysis of Frequency Data 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: BSE 5163 and 5013. Tests and measures of association for contingency table analysis; partitioning chi-square; the odds ratio; comparative trials; analysis of categorical data with matched samples; combining evidence from contingency tables; effects and controls of misclassification errors; and multiway contingency tables are covered in this course.
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Laboratory

BSE 5703 Principles of the Theory of Probability 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor. Introduction to the principles to the theory of probability. Primarily for the student who plans to major in the field of statistics.
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BSE 5733 Principles of Mathematical Statistics I 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: BSE 5703 and Differential and Integral Calculus. An introduction to mathematical statistics and the theory of statistical inference. The theory of distributions including sampling distributions, multivariate distributions and approximations to distributions.
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BSE 5743 Principles of Mathematical Statistics II 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: BSE 5733. Law of large numbers, estimation of parameters, central limit theorem, confidence intervals and tests of hypotheses. Regression, sampling from a normal population, experimental design, analysis of variance, and distribution free methods.
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BSE 5960 Directed Readings in Biostatistics and Epidemiology 1-6 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Offers the student the opportunity to explore with faculty guidance, areas of interest in biostatistics or epidemiology not specifically incorporated in formal courses.
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Independent Study

BSE 5980 Research for Master's Thesis 1-4 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. Credit hours vary
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Independent Study

BSE 5990 Special Studies 1-3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor. Topics of a special nature or of unusual interest to students. Deals with a specific topic, area or problem, which is not adequately covered in the current curriculum, as judged by the training needs of the students.
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Independent Study

BSE 6151 Applied Statistical Methods for Clinical Trials 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: BSE 5163, BSE 5153 (or concurrent enrollment), BSE 5013 This course is designed to introduce the student to practical applications of statistical methods in clinical trials.
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BSE 6192 Grant Writing Skills in Epidemiology 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: BSE 5303, BSE 5363, BSE 5193. Problems encountered in the design and execution of epidemiologic field studies in human populations. Students will be required to design a field study for a specific disease and prepare a scientific protocol and emphasis will be placed on grantsmanship.
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BSE 6194 Advanced Epidemiologic Methods 4 hrs.
Prerequisites: Principles of Epidemiology and Introductory course in Biostatistics This course will cover, in depth, the design of epidemiologic studies, practical and theoretical considerations, biases, confounding and misclassification, concept of cause and causal models. Examples from the literature will be evaluated and methods of analysis presented.
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BSE 6233 Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: BSE 5113 Principles of Epidemiology & BSE 5163 Biostatistics Methods I This course provides an overview of the epidemiology of major reproductive and prenatal health endpoints including infertility, fetal loss, birth weight, congenital malformations and infant mortality. Current knowledge of the determinants of these outcomes is introduced with emphasis on metholodologic considerations specific to the study of reproductive and prenatal health.
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BSE 6323 Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology 3 hrs.
A description of the use of human genetics and molecular biology in studying host susceptibility to disease. Includes a background review of mendelian genetics and single gene defects as well as methodologies currently being used in the laboratory and their application to epidemiologic studies of multifactorial disease.
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BSE 6333 Pediatric Epidemiology 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: BSE 5113. This course provides an overview of the epidemiology of selected causes of morbidity and mortality in infants and children. The descriptive epidemiology and suspected risk factors will be reviewed. Methodological issues specific to the design or conduct of studies in this age group or that are related to the individual disease processes will be addressed through lectures, group discussions and problem sets.
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BSE 6353 Epidemiology of Cardiovascular Disease 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: BSE 5113, BSE 5363 or Permission. The course includes a detailed review of the epidemiology of the major cardiovascular diseases including natural history, prevention, and treatment. Major cardiovascular studies are reviewed.
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BSE 6363 Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: BSE 5363 and BSE 6323. A detailed review of epidemiologic aspects and prevention strategies for the major cancer sites is presented. Emphasis will be placed on the causes, prevention, early detection and control of cancer.
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BSE 6553 Linear Models I 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: BSE 5563, BSE 5743. The theoretical development of analytic methods for the analysis of data conforming to linear models with a review of basic mathematical statistics, an introduction to linear models and their classifications, the general linear model of full rank, curvilinear models and model of functional relationships.
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Lecture

BSE 6563 Longitudinal Data Analysis 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: BSE 5163 Biostat. Methods I; BSE 5013 Microcomputer Applic. Data Analysis; BSE 5173 Biostatistics Methods II. The course focuses on data that are correlated in time, space, or through an inherent hierarchical structure. Applications for continuous outcomes include repeated measures, mixed, random coefficient, and hierarchical models. Applications for categorical outcomes include general estimating equations and generalized linear mixed models.
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Lecture

BSE 6643 Survival Data Analysis 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: BSE 5163 and 5013 and either BSE 5663 or BSE 5653, or by permission of the instructor. Discussion of statistical methods for the analysis of clinical and laboratory data related to survival. Special attention is given to data from experimental animals and human patients with acute diseases, for example, cancer.
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Lecture
Laboratory

BSE 6663 Analysis of Multivariate Data 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: BSE 5173, BSE 5663 or Permission of Instructor. The development and application of the statistical techniques which are currently used for description, estimation, and hypothesis testing of multivariate data collected in medical or health related studies. Use of computer programs which perform these techniques and of programs which can be combined to perform these techniques will be emphasized.
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Lecture

BSE 6950 Research in Biostatistics and Epidemiology 1-4 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. Open only to advanced students to engage in supervised research into Biostatistics or Epidemiology.
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Independent Study

BSE 6960 Directed Readings 1-4 hrs.
Prerequisites: None Intensive directed readings in a specific area of interest.
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Independent Study

BSE 6980 Research for Doctoral Dissertation 1-16 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. Credit hours vary
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Independent Study

CELL
CELL 5107 Human Structure 7 hrs.
Prerequisites: Admission to the Graduate College, background in biological sciences, and/or approval of instructor. Human Structure explores the macroscopic anatomy of the human body with correlations to functional, clinical and radiological anatomy. Supervised dissection integrated with lectures. The approach is regional.
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Lecture
Laboratory

CELL 5134 Cell and Tissue Biology 4 hrs.
Prerequisites: None The Cell and Tissue Biology course provides an overview of microscopic structure of human cells, tissues, and organs, with correlation of structure and function. Components of the course include lectures, independent readings and microscopic study of histological preparations during a weekly laboratory session.
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Lecture
Laboratory

CELL 5142 Human Embryology 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: None Study of the development of the human body at the cellular and organ level, with emphasis on the relation of embryogenesis to adult anatomy and congenital malformations. Course may include lectures, a weekly group discussion on related scientific literature and a research paper.
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Lecture

CELL 5960 Current Topics in Cell Biology 1-3 hrs.
Students will critically read and discuss with the faculty primary research publications in cellular and molecular biology, and participate in departmental seminar presentations. May be repeated with change in course content.
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Discussion

CELL 5980 Research for Master's Thesis 1-4 hrs.
Once enrolled, student must continue registration until the requirements for the degree are fulfilled.
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Laboratory
Independent Study

CELL 5990 Special Studies in Cell Biology 1-3 hrs.
Introduction to original research investigation of some problem in cell biology. May be repeated; maximum credit nine hours.
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Laboratory

CELL 6000 Cell Biology Laboratory Rotation 1-8 hrs.
This course provides the opportunity for the student to learn and experience an in-depth knowledge and appreciation for scientific skills and emphasizes techniques, instrumentation, and experimental design in a specific discipline within a multidisciplinary research environment.
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Laboratory

CELL 6004 Cardiovascular/Renal Pharmacology 4 hrs.
A systematic examination of the physiological and biochemical mechanisms through which drugs affect the cardiovascular system and the kidney.
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Lecture

CELL 6010 Cell Biology Graduate Research Seminar 1-2 hrs.
Prerequisites: None This is a seminar course for Cell Biology graduate students to present their own research data, receive constructive criticism on their research and presentation, and to learn how to effectively listen to and critically evaluate material presented in the research seminars.
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Lecture

CELL 6013 Neuropharmacology 3 hrs.
A systematic examination of the physiological and biochemical mechanisms through which drugs affect the central nervous system.
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Lecture

CELL 6020 Anatomical Sciences Teaching Practicum 2-4 hrs.
Prerequisites: Successful completion of the course in which the student will do a teaching practicum. The course is designed to provide each student with supervised teaching experiences in Human Structure, Histology, Embryology, or Neuroanatomy as well as critical reviews of all teaching duties involved with the specific course. Course may be repeated for credit. Graduate students in the ILAC/Anatomical Sciences Education program must complete 10 hours of teaching practicum. Those hours need to be spread through at least 3 of the courses listed above.
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Practicum

CELL 6021 Medical Education Seminar 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: None This seminar course is for ILAC/Anatomical Sciences Education graduate students. Students and faculty will present current basic biomedical science education methods and/or medical education research. Students will receive constructive criticism on their presentation and learn how to effectively listen to and critically evaluate material presented in the seminar setting.
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Lecture

CELL 6053 Pharmacology of the Autonomic Nervous System 3 hrs.
A systematic examination of the physiological and biochemical mechanisms through which drugs affect the autonomic nervous system.
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Lecture

CELL 6063 Cellular and Molecular Developmental Biology 3 hrs.
Explore current cellular and molecular concepts in developmental biology, including epithelial-mesenchymal interactions, cell cycle, cell migrational cues, homeobox genes and master genes, pattern formation and differentiation, tumor suppressor genes, growth control, and angiogenesis. Topics covered will change yearly.
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Lecture

CELL 6073 Topics in Cellular and Molecular Developmental Biology 3 hrs.
Explore current cellular and molecular concepts in developmental biology, including epithelial-mesenchymal interactions, cell cycle, cell migrational cues, homeobox genes and master genes, pattern formation and differentiation, tumor suppressor genes, growth control, and angiogenesis. Topics covered will change yearly.
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Lecture

CELL 6301 Experimental Strategies in Genetics 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: GPIBS Core Curriculum or permission of Instructor. The major intent is to develop a working knowledge of the fundamental genetic strategies used to solve biological problems.
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Lecture

CELL 6302 Advanced Genetics 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: CELL 6301 or Instructor's Permission. This course will present genetic principles at an advanced level, provide examples of the applicability of genetic approaches to a wide variety of biological problems, acquaint the students with a broad historical perspective of the field of genetics, and provide immersion in genetics, and provide immersion in genetics primary literature.
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Lecture

CELL 6311 Directed Readings in Genetics 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: GPIBS Curriculum or permission of instructor, admittance to candidacy, and permission of student's Ph.D. advisor. This Journal Club is designed to increase student's reading of the scientific literature, to develop critical scientific thinking, and to make the students more comfortable presenting genetic data through experience. This journal club is open to all graduate students in or beyond their second year, postdoctoral trainees and interested members of faculty.
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Lecture

CELL 6313 Advanced Gross Anatomy 3 hrs.
Comprehensive approaches to dissection of select regions by special and varied methods. Conferences, demonstrations, and literature study. May be repeated with a change in subject matter, maximum credit nine hours.
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Laboratory

CELL 6321 Molecular and Cellular Aspects of Vision 1 hrs.
Crosslisted: OCNS 6321 Prerequisites: GPIBS Core Curriculum or Permission of Instructor. This course is designed for graduate students to provide for the integration of the knowledge gained from the GPIBS core course and its application to the generation of research projects on basic cellular functions using the visual system as an experimental model.
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Lecture

CELL 6331 Molecular Genetics 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: GPIBS fall courses and first part of spring semester courses; Permission of the instructor. It is an elective module offered by the Department of Cell Biology for the second part of the spring semester of GPIBS.
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Lecture

CELL 6332 Special Topics in Genetics 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: GPIBS Curriculum or permission of instructor, admittance to candidacy, and permission of student's Ph.D. advisor. This colloquium is designed to increase students' understanding of important concepts, approaches, and historical perspectives in Genetics. This colloquium is open to all graduate students in or beyond their second year, postdoctoral trainees and interested members of the faculty.
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Lecture

CELL 6341 Molecular Signaling and Regulation 1 hrs.
Crosslisted: BIOC 6341 and CELL 6341 - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Topics. Prerequisite: GPIBS Core Curriculum or permission of Instructor. Current understanding of the biochemistry and molecular biology of regulation at the gene, cell, and organism level.
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Lecture

CELL 6401 OU Cancer Center Program Meeting 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: GPIBS curriculum, admittance to candidacy, permission of course director, and permission of student's Ph.D. advisor. This course requires attendance at one of the 4 OU Cancer Center Program monthly meetings. Each month, members of the cancer center present their current research and their anticipated future research questions. Students will enroll in this course over several semesters and must attend at least 15 meetings to receive 1 credit.
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Lecture

CELL 6411 Special Topics in Molecular Medicine 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: GPIBS curriculum, admittance to candidacy, permission of course director and permission of student's Ph.D. advisor. This didactic course will present seminal and current research in the field of Molecular Medicine. Each weekly presentation will be a compilation of primary literature around a central theme. The theme for the semester will be chosen by the students, their mentors, and the course director. This course will meet 15 times for 1 credit hour.
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Lecture

CELL 6421 Tumor Board 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: GPIBS curriculum, admittance to candidacy, permission of course director, and student's Ph.D. advisor. This course is for graduate students in cancer research who are interested in gaining insight into the clinical disease. This course requires attendance at a weekly clinical department tumor board and a monthly meeting with the course director. In addition, each student will read and write a summary of a recently published clinical trial. The case history, surgery, pathology, and treatment options for individual cancer cases are presented at the tumor board. Specific Tumor Boards will be determined by the student, their mentor and course director. Students will attend 14 meetings over the course of one academic semester for 1 credit.
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Lecture

CELL 6960 Directed Readings in Cell Biology 1-3 hrs.
This course provides an opportunity for the study of a particular research area through review of literature under a selected instructor.
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Independent Study

CELL 6980 Research for Doctors Dissertation 1-16 hrs.
Prerequisites: Approval of advisor. Once enrolled, student must continue registration until the requirements for graduation are filled. A maximum of 60 hours is allowed toward the Ph.D. degree.
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Independent Study

CELL 6990 Specialized Studies in Cell Biology 1-4 hrs.
Qualified students of biomedical sciences may work independently on topics of special interests in any area of cell biology. May encompass discussions, guided reading or laboratory research depending on the student. May be repeated with change of subject matter; maximum credit eight hours.
Course Component
Laboratory

CSD
CSD 5100 Practicum for Teachers of Deaf Blind Multi-Handicapped Children 1-8 hrs.
For the teacher of the deaf blind, multi-handicapped children and will cover: neurological, sensory, psychological, motoric and educational development and evaluation; education and therapeutic intervention; documentation, material development, and practicum work with deaf/blind children in area programs. May be repeated; maximum credit eight hours.
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Practicum

CSD 5102 Learning and the Communication Process 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permissions. Review of basic learning processes, including closely related behavioral phenomena, and an introduction to the principles of behavior modification with specific attention to speech and language behavior.
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Lecture

CSD 5133 Research Foundations in Communication Disorders 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. Ethical, logical, practical and methodological considerations associated with research in speech/language pathology and audiology; basic concepts in data management; critical evaluation of research publications. Approved for professional credit (Course ID 110136 CSD 9333).
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Lecture

CSD 5143 Autism Spectrum Disorders 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: None This course covers the knowledge and skills needed to provide effective assessments and evidence-based treatments for communication impairments in individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Topics covered include ASD characteristics and etiologies, functional communication systems, structured teaching principles, and positive environmental supports for effective learning.
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Lecture

CSD 5202 Speech Development for the Deaf Child I 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. Analysis of speech production. Study of phonetics, orthographic systems, and methods of developing speech behavior. Supervised demonstration and practice.
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Lecture

CSD 5213 Guidance of the Hearing Impaired 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. History of deaf education; educational practice-problems and issues; a study of deafness and its relationship to intelligence, educational and social adjustment, motor skills, emotional and personality development and vocational adjustments; the adult deaf in society.
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Lecture

CSD 5233 Aural Habilitation 3 hrs.
Rationale and protocols for the development of audition as the lead sense in the hearing-impaired child's acquisition of oral-aural communication skills and in learning.
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Lecture

CSD 5253 Language Development for the Deaf 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 3313 or permission. Principles of Language Development in the deaf child and the application of those principles in the development of natural language.
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Lecture

CSD 5270 Augmentative Methods in Communication 1-3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. May be repeated with change of subject matter. Maximum credit 12 hours. Selected communication disorders topics are addressed and may include: cued speech, various sign language systems, and augmentative communication devices. Approved for undergraduates and professional credit (Course ID 110130 CSD 4270 and Course ID 110131 CSD 8270).
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Lecture

CSD 5282 Management of the High Risk Infant 2 hrs.
Organization and delivery of parent-oriented programs appropriate to the speech, language, and development needs of the high-risk youngsters from birth to three years of age and aimed at counteracting the educational and language retardation otherwise associated with high risk infants.
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Lecture

CSD 5292 Language Analysis 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 3313. Criterion-referenced, informal assessment measures of language, language sampling, discourse analysis, oral storytelling analysis, play-based assessment, analyzing the linguistic demands of the classroom.
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Lecture

CSD 5293 Genetics in Communication Sciences and Disorders 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: None This course will provide a foundation of genetics and dysmorphology with a focus on communication disorders. Syndromes and non-syndrome disorders that are associated with hearing loss will be described with the effect on diagnosis and implication for rehabilitative recommendations across the life span.
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Lecture

CSD 5313 Phonological Disorders 3 hrs.
The evaluation and management of phonological disorders stressing problems that are functional in origin.
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Lecture

CSD 5343 Neural Bases of Communication 3 hrs.
Introduction to neuroanatomy and neurophysiology as they relate to speech and language production and processing.
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Lecture

CSD 5363 Neural Bases of Communication 3 hrs.
Introduction to neuroanatomy and neurophysiology as they relate to speech and language production and processing. Approved for Graduate credit.
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Lecture

CSD 5403 Orofacial Anomalies 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 3413 or Permission. Communication problems of individuals with cleft lip and palate condition; evaluation and management is stressed.
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Lecture

CSD 5413 Speech Science 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 3413 or Permission. Methods employed in the scientific study of speech and voice.
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Lecture

CSD 5423 Neuropathologies of Speech 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 4343 or Permission. The evaluation and management of certain neuropathologies which affect normal speech production.
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Lecture

CSD 5433 Voice Disorders 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 3413, CSD 5412 or Permission. The nature, causes, identification, and clinical management of disorders of voice in children and adults.
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Lecture

CSD 5443 Speech and Hearing Science 3 hrs.
Introduction to the physical principles underlying the production and reception of speech and language. Approved for graduate credit.
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Lecture

CSD 5453 Adult Neurolinguistic Disorders 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 4343 or Permission. Instruction in the evaluation and management of adult neurolinguistic disorders.
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Lecture

CSD 5463 Fluency 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. Factors affecting speech fluency, theory of stuttering behavior developmental factors, and traditional and recent developments in diagnostic and remedial procedures.
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Lecture

CSD 5473 Language Assesment and Remediation in School-Age and Adolescent Population 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 3313, CSD 4343 or Permission. The rationale, methods, and procedures for the assessment and modification of language disorders in school-age and adolescent children.
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Lecture

CSD 5483 Language Assessment and Remediation in the Preschool Population 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 3313, CSD 4343 or Permission. The rationale, methods, and procedures for the modification of language disorders in preschool children.
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Lecture

CSD 5493 Speech Perception 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 5413, CSD 5863 or Permission. Consideration of the theories and research findings related to the perception of normal speech and language.
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Lecture

CSD 5510 Practicum in Communication Disorders 1-15 hrs.
Prerequisites: Nine (9) hours in area of communication disorders or Permission. May be repeated. Practice under supervision with children and adults with wide variety of communication disorders. Practicum experience may include: practicum in speech pathology; or practicum in audiology; or practicum in education of the deaf; or any combination of these.
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Clinical

CSD 5522 Diagnostic Methods in Speech Pathology 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. The tests, methods, and procedures involved in the evaluation of speech and language disorders.
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Lecture

CSD 5523 Diagnostic and Instructional Procedures in Speech Language Pathology 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 4433, CSD 4343 or Permission. Introduction to the scientific method, interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary, and transdisciplinary approaches to assessment, psychometrics, formal Vs informal testing, obtaining a clinical history, differential diagnosis, report writing, formulating basic and specific intervention goals, treatment efficacy, developing clinical skills, working with families, working within the professional community, multicultural issues.
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Lecture

CSD 5530 Seminar in Communication Disorders 1-3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. May be repeated with change of subject matter; maximum credit twelve hours. Study in depth of various aspects of communication disorders of particular interest to students.
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Discussion

CSD 5532 Augmentative/Alternative Communication 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 3113 or Permission. Augmentative/alternative communication is designed specifically to assist students in the field of communication sciences and disorders in the integration of knowledge of human communication with the principles behind augmentative and alternative modes of communication and the technology available to implement these modes.
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Lecture

CSD 5540 Seminar in Communication Science 2-3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. May be repeated with change of subject matter; maximum credit twelve hours. Discussion of specific areas of communication science, topics selected to meet needs and interests of students.
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Independent Study
Discussion

CSD 5550 Seminar in Professional Issues 2-3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. May be repeated with a change in subject matter; maximum credit twelve hours. The study of selected professional issues of interest to students.
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Lecture
Discussion

CSD 5553 Communication Disorders with Right Hemisphere Impairment/Traumatic Brain Injury 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 5453 or Permission. Functional neuroanatomy, connectionistic symptom/lesion principles, cognitive and linguistic symptomatologies, etiologies, prognostic factors, recovery profiles, differential diagnosis, concomitant disorders, report writing, rehabilitation goal task analyses, treatment principles and procedures, progress notes, treatment efficacy, ethical issues, interdisciplinary case management, case analyses.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 5562 Speech Rehab of Laryngectomized, Tracheotomized and Vents 2 hrs.
Ventilator-dependent patients. Speech pathology graduate students study how to provide clinically for the speech rehabilitation of individuals in two groups: alaryngeal and ventilator-dependent. Standard and experimental rehabilitation methods are studied in detail. Both the relevant literature and selected clinical case studies are reviewed.
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Lecture

CSD 5572 Dysphagia 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 3413, CSD 4343. Anatomic, physiologic, and developmental influences on swallowing and respiration, etiologies and components of the abnormal swallow, and dysphagia diagnosis and treatment.
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Lecture

CSD 5583 Sign Language I 3 hrs.
To introduce a nonverbal communication system to hearing students. The materials presented will be a combination of signed exact English (s.e.e.), signed English and American Sign Language (ASL).
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Lecture

CSD 5803 Adult Aural Rehabilitation 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 3463, CSD 5813 or Permission. Study of the manifestations and implications of acquired hearing impairment on human communication; topics include auditory processing, social and psychological adjustment to hearing loss, impact of the aging process, rehabilitation protocols, assistive devices, and evaluation techniques.
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Lecture

CSD 5813 Audiology I 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. Air-conduction and bone-conduction pure-tone audiometry, speech audiometry, masking, and immittance audiometry.
Course Component
Discussion

CSD 5823 Hearing Aids I 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 5813 or Permission. Physical characteristics of hearing aids, hearing aid standards, ear-mold acoustics, selection of hearing aids, group amplification systems, alternative communication aids for the hearing impaired.
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Lecture

CSD 5830 Instrumentation and Electroacoustics 1-3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. Electronic instruments and electroacoustic devices used in the communication disorders clinic or laboratory. May be repeated up to six hours with a change in content.
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Lecture

CSD 5833 Hearing Aid II 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 5823. In depth study of theories and philosophies governing the candidacy for amplification, hearing aid fitting strategies, and modifications of hearing aids and earmolds. New circuit technology (adaptive compression, wide-dynamic-range-compression, programmable) will also be reviewed and examined.
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Lecture