Dec 11, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Courses


All courses are offered yearly, upon sufficient demand, unless indicated otherwise. Those courses offered on an alternate-year basis have the next academic year of availability indicated by a date within parentheses immediately following the course description.

Courses may be offered in a variety of formats, including online.

Although the course generally will be offered on a regular basis, the university reserves the right to introduce or delete courses, depending on sufficient demand.

Those courses graded on a Pass/No Credit basis only are indicated by P/NC.

Institutional credit only (S/NC) does not give graduation credit but does count toward full loads.

The fourth digit in the course number indicates the number of semester credit hours.

 

Music

  
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    MUSC 2120 Sophomore Piano II

    Variable credit
    Studies resume on the holistic approach to piano playing and technical studies in scales and arpeggios. Further study takes place in literature such as Bach two- and three-part inventions, classical sonatas, and Romantic character pieces. Prerequisite: Passed jury for MUSC 2110  .
  
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    MUSC 2130 Sophomore Organ I

    Variable credit
    Continuation of MUSC 1130  and MUSC 1140  . Beginning chorale preludes from the liturgical year. Moderately difficult movements from organ sonatas of Mendelssohn and Guilmant. Suitable literature from all periods. Prerequisite: Passed jury for MUSC 1140 .
  
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    MUSC 2140 Sophomore Organ II

    Variable credit
    Continuation of MUSC 2130  . Additional chorale preludes from the liturgical year are studied. Studies resume with organ sonatas of Mendelssohn and Guilmant. Suitable literature from all periods. Prerequisite: Passed jury for MUSC 2130 .
  
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    MUSC 2150 Sophomore Voice I

    Variable credit
    Continuation of studies begun in MUSC 1150  and MUSC 1160  .  Introduction to arias from church music literature. Prerequisite:  Passed jury for MUSC 1160  .
  
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    MUSC 2160 Sophomore Voice II

    Variable credit
    Emphasizes study of art songs, intermediate opera and church cantata literature. Prerequisite: Passed jury for MUSC 2150  .
  
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    MUSC 2211 String Methods

    1 credit
    An introduction to the instruments of the string family. Instruction given in playing as well as methods of teaching these instruments. (Offered fall of even years.) Prerequisite: MUSC 1023  
  
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    MUSC 2241 Woodwinds Methods

    1 credit
    An introduction to the woodwind instruments. Instruction is given in playing as well as methods of teaching these instruments. (Offered fall of odd years.) Prerequisite: MUSC 1023  
  
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    MUSC 2251 Brass Methods

    1 credit
    An introduction to the instruments of the brass family. Instruction is given in playing as well as the methods of teaching these instruments. (Offered spring of odd years.) Prerequisite: MUSC 1023  
  
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    MUSC 2261 Percussion Methods

    1 credit
    An introduction to the instruments of the percussion family. Instruction is given in playing as well as the methods of teaching these instruments. (Offered spring of odd years.) Prerequisite: MUSC 1023  
  
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    MUSC 2610 Sophomore Woodwinds I

    Variable credit
    Sophomore-level technical studies and solos as suggested in the Music Department Handbook . Prerequisite: Passed jury for MUSC 1620  .
  
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    MUSC 2620 Sophomore Woodwinds II

    Variable credit
    Subsequent work with sophomore-level technical studies and solos as suggested in the Music Department Handbook  . Prerequisite: Passed jury for MUSC 2610  .
  
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    MUSC 2710 Sophomore Brass I

    Variable credit
    Sophomore-level technical studies and solos as suggested in the Music Department Handbook  . Prerequisite: Passed jury for MUSC 1720  .
  
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    MUSC 2720 Sophomore Brass II

    Variable credit
    Subsequent work with sophomore-level technical studies and solos as suggested in the Music Department Handbook  . Prerequisite: Passed jury for MUSC 2710 .
  
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    MUSC 2810 Sophomore Percussion I

    Variable credit
    Sophomore-level technical studies and solos as suggested in the Music Department Handbook  . Prerequisite: Passed jury for MUSC 1820  .
  
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    MUSC 2820 Sophomore Percussion II

    Variable credit
    Subsequent work with sophomore-level technical studies and solos as suggested in the Music Department Handbook  . Prerequisite: Passed jury for MUSC 2810 .
  
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    MUSC 2910 Sophomore Strings I

    Variable credit
    Sophomore-level technical studies and solos as suggested in the Music Department Handbook  . Prerequisite: Passed jury for MUSC 1920 .
  
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    MUSC 2920 Sophomore Strings II

    Variable credit
    Subsequent work with sophomore-level technical studies and solos as suggested in the Music Department Handbook . Prerequisite: Passed jury for MUSC 2910 .
  
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    MUSC 2930 Independent Study

    Variable credit
  
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    MUSC 3022 Tonal Counterpoint

    2 credits
    The polyphonic style of the 18th century. Each student will compose works to represent the style of 18th-century counterpoint. Offered on demand. Prerequisite: MUSC 2023 .
  
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    MUSC 3032 Form and Analysis

    2 credits
    Major forms from binary and ternary to sonata allegro, rondo, and baroque suites in music literature. Emphasis on identification of forms, composers, and stylistic traits from the 17th through the 20th centuries. Prerequisite: MUSC 2023 .
  
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    MUSC 3052 Basic Conducting

    2 credits
    Includes practical experience in basic conducting patterns, cuing of entrances and exits, tempi and dynamics, and score-reading of basic choral repertoire. Prerequisite: MUSC 2023 .
  
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    MUSC 3062 Advanced Conducting

    2 credits
    A continuation of MUSC 3052 , using conducting techniques in both lab experience and various ensembles. Includes program planning for middle school through college level, rehearsal techniques, and score-reading of choral and instrumental music. Prerequisite: MUSC 3052  or transfer equivalent.
  
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    MUSC 3093 Hymnology

    3 credits
    Survey of hymnody from medieval era to contemporary composition including exploration of poetic sources, musical techniques, historical development of the hymn as a literary and musical form, and use of the hymn in worship. Recommended for all who plan to work in the church. Prerequisite: Junior standing.
  
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    MUSC 3110 Junior Piano I

    Variable credit
    Continuation of studies begun in MUSC 1110  and MUSC 2110  . Mature works by major composers of each style period, advanced technical and practice procedures are studied. A 30-minute junior recital may be requested of a student with outstanding performance ability. Prerequisite: Passed jury for MUSC 2110  .
  
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    MUSC 3120 Junior Piano II

    Variable credit
    Studies resume from MUSC 3110. Mature works by major composers of each style period, advanced technical and practice procedures are studied. A 30-minute junior recital may be requested of a student with outstanding performance ability. Prerequisite: Passed jury for MUSC 3110  .
  
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    MUSC 3130 Junior Organ I

    Variable credit
    Advanced technique and problems of registration. Larger forms from the Baroque period. Modulations and transpositions. Brahms chorale preludes, sonatas, and pieces from Widor, Guilmant, Franck, Mendelssohn, and Martin. Prerequisite: Passed jury for MUSC 2140  .
  
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    MUSC 3140 Junior Organ II

    Variable credit
    A continuation of studies in advanced technique and problems of registration. Additional larger forms from the Baroque period will be considered.  Subsequent practice with modulations and transpositions. Brahms chorale preludes, sonatas, and pieces from composers such as Widor, Guilmant, Franck, Mendelssohn, and Martin. Prerequisite: Passed jury for MUSC 3130  .
  
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    MUSC 3150 Junior Voice I

    Variable credit
    Studies for flexibility, velocity, and range extension through more advanced repertoire from various periods in all four major languages. Selection of senior-recital material is begun. A junior recital may be requested of those with outstanding performance ability. Prerequisite: Passed jury for MUSC 2160 .
  
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    MUSC 3160 Junior Voice II

    Variable credit
    Studies for flexibility, velocity, and range extension through more advanced repertoire from various periods in all four major languages are ongoing from MUSC 3150  . Selection of senior-recital material continues.  A junior recital may be requested of those with outstanding performance ability. Prerequisite: Passed jury for MUSC 3150  .
  
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    MUSC 3303 Philosophical Foundations for the Musician

    3 credits
    An introduction to the field of philosophy, its people, terms, and ideas, with application to various areas of musical endeavor emphasizing a Christian worldview. Prerequisite:  Sophomore standing.
  
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    MUSC 3413 Worship Music in Today’s Church

    3 credits
    Provides for a study of contemporary worship music and its application in a worship service. This course will present a historical overview of this area followed by an examination of topics such as current trends, planning guidelines, effective resources, contemporary music theory, arranging for a worship team, and working with a praise band. Prerequisite:  Sophomore standing.
  
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    MUSC 3610 Junior Woodwinds I

    Variable credit
    Advanced technical studies and solos as suggested in the Music Department Handbook  . A 30-minute junior recital may be requested of a student with outstanding performance ability. Prerequisite: Passed jury for MUSC 2620  .
  
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    MUSC 3620 Junior Woodwinds II

    Variable credit
    Subsequent work with advanced technical studies and solos as suggested in the Music Department Handbook  . A 30-minute junior recital may be requested of a student with outstanding performance ability. Prerequisite: Passed jury for MUSC 3610 .
  
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    MUSC 3710 Junior Brass I

    Variable credit
    Advanced technical studies and solos as suggested in the Music Department Handbook  . A 30-minute junior recital may be requested of a student with outstanding performance ability. Prerequisite: Passed jury for MUSC 2720  .
  
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    MUSC 3720 Junior Brass II

    Variable credit
    Subsequent work with advanced technical studies and solos as suggested in the Music Department Handbook  . A 30-minute junior recital may be requested of a student with outstanding performance ability. Prerequisite: Passed jury for MUSC 3710 .
  
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    MUSC 3810 Junior Percussion I

    Variable credit
    Advanced technical studies and solos as suggested in the Music Department Handbook  . A 30-minute junior recital may be requested of a student with outstanding performance ability. Prerequisite: Passed jury for MUSC 2820 .
  
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    MUSC 3820 Junior Percussion II

    Variable credit
    Advanced technical studies and solos as suggested in the Music Department Handbook  . A 30-minute junior recital may be requested of a student with outstanding performance ability. Prerequisite: Passed jury for MUSC 3810 .
  
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    MUSC 3910 Junior Strings I

    Variable credit
    Advanced technical studies and solos as suggested in the Music Department Handbook  . A 30-minute junior recital may be requested of a student with outstanding performance ability. Prerequisite: Passed jury for MUSC 2920  .
  
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    MUSC 3920 Junior Strings II

    Variable credit
    Subsequent work with advanced technical studies and solos as suggested in the Music Department Handbook  . A 30-minute junior recital may be requested of a student with outstanding performance ability. Prerequisite: Passed jury for MUSC 3910 .
  
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    MUSC 4000 Studies in Music

    Variable credit
    Any topic in music meeting the approval of the Division Chair and the Dean of Arts and Sciences.
  
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    MUSC 4016 Church Music Practicum

    6 credits
    A structured in-service program for the senior church music major or Christian worship minor (music track) in a local church under the direction of an academic and field supervisor, combining class preparation with practical experience. Prerequisite: MUSC 3052 .
  
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    MUSC 4023 Church Music History

    3 credits
    A survey of vocal and instrumental music used in worship by the Christian Church from the third century to the present. Prerequisite: MUSC 2013 .
  
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    MUSC 4052 Arranging

    2 credits
    Students will learn how to use accompaniments, chord substitutions, style varieties, ensemble varieties, and performer skill level to create new and functional arrangements for a variety of ensembles including, but not limited to, strings, brass, woodwind and percussion ensembles, mixed instrumental ensembles, vocal ensembles, rhythm sections and solo keyboard as well as soloists with accompaniment. Students will learn and develop arranging skills that will be necessary to supplement published music for individual ensembles through extensive analytical, aural, and written exercises. Prerequisite: MUSC 4062 .
  
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    MUSC 4062 Orchestration

    2 credits
    Students will learn and develop orchestrating skills that will be necessary to supplement published music for individual ensembles through extensive analytical, aural, and written exercises. Prerequisite:  MUSC 2023 .
  
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    MUSC 4072 History of Western Music I

    2 credits
    This is the first in a comprehensive music history sequence. The course begins with an overview of music from ancient times to contemporary. It then covers, in depth, the history and stylistic characteristics of representative music literature, composers, and performers from the period of Ancient Greece through the Renaissance Period. The student will explore musical master-works through listening, analysis, and discussion. There will be an ancillary focus on research writing for music with a project in process writing. Prerequisite: MUSC 2013 .
  
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    MUSC 4082 History of Western Music II

    2 credits
    This is the second in a comprehensive music history sequence. The course covers, in depth, the history and stylistic characteristics of representative music literature, composers, and performers from the Baroque Period through Beethoven. The student will explore musical master-works through listening, analysis, and discussion with some attention to relevant non-Western cultural influences. There will be a culminating writing project. Prerequisites: MUSC 2023  and MUSC 4072 , transfer equivalent.
  
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    MUSC 4093 History of Western Music III

    3 credits
    This is the third in a comprehensive music history sequence. The course covers, in depth, the history and stylistic characteristics of representative music literature, composers, and performers from the Romantic Period through the Twentieth Century. The student will explore musical master-works through listening, analysis, and discussion with some attention to relevant non-Western cultural influences. There will be a major, culminating writing project as well as an oral presentation on a non-western music topic. Prerequisites: MUSC 2023  and MUSC 4082 , or transfer equivalent.
  
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    MUSC 4110 Senior Piano I

    Variable credit
    A synthesis of concepts studied in MUSC 1110  and MUSC 3120  . Musical maturity, mastery of various stylistic periods, fluency of proper playing mechanism, and holistic approach to piano performance are demonstrated in preparation for a memorized senior recital. Prerequisite: Passed jury for MUSC 3120 .
  
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    MUSC 4120 Senior Piano II

    Variable credit
    A continuing synthesis of concepts studied in MUSC 1110  and MUSC 3120  . Musical maturity, mastery of various stylistic periods, fluency of proper playing mechanism, and holistic approach to piano performance are demonstrated in the presentation of a memorized senior recital that serves as an exit exam. Prerequisite: Passed jury for MUSC 4110 .
  
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    MUSC 4130 Senior Organ I

    Variable credit
    Preparation of graduation recital. Advanced preludes, fugues, fantasias, and toccatas of Bach. A study of representative composers of the early Baroque. Practical experience in service playing. Concentrated preparation for the senior recital takes place. Prerequisite: Passed jury for MUSC 3140 .
  
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    MUSC 4140 Senior Organ II

    Variable credit
    Further preparation for the senior recital. A continuation of studies with advanced preludes, fugues, fantasias, and toccatas of Bach. A study of representative composers of the early Baroque. Practical experience in service playing. A senior recital is the exit exam. Prerequisite: Passed jury for MUSC 4130 .
  
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    MUSC 4150 Senior Voice I

    Variable credit
    Synthesis of MUSC 1150  and MUSC 3160  in study of larger works: a song cycle and arias from church cantatas and opera literature. Prerequisite:  Passed jury for MUSC 3160 .
  
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    MUSC 4160 Senior Voice II

    Variable credit
    Synthesis of MUSC 1150  and MUSC 3160  in study of larger works: a song cycle and arias from church cantatas and opera literature are carried forward from MUSC 4150  . Comprehensive understanding of vocal production and performance is demonstrated in the presentation of a memorized senior recital that serves as an exit exam. Prerequisite:  Passed jury for MUSC 4150 .
  
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    MUSC 4352 Vocal Pedagogy

    2 credits
    This is a foundational course in the study of vocal pedagogy as it pertains to studio and classroom teaching. It includes a study of physiology and acoustics as they apply to singing. Prerequisite: Junior voice standing.
  
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    MUSC 4412 Elementary Music Methods

    2 credits
    A practical course designed to give the music major instructional skills needed to successfully teach music to elementary school students. Strategies that are unique to the Kodaly, Orff, and Dalcroze methods of instruction will be introduced. The course will also integrate examples of the folk songs and instrumental music that are indigenous to the Americas, Africa, and Asia. Pre-clinical experiences including observation and teaching in elementary music classrooms will be included. Required of all P-12 music education teacher candidates. (Fall) Prerequisites: MUSC 2023 ; music education majors must be admitted to Lock I.
  
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    MUSC 4422 Secondary Choral Music Methods and Materials

    2 credits
    Principles, methods, and materials for teaching choral music in middle school and high school. Includes administrative and supervisory practices, rehearsal and vocal techniques, classroom discipline, and eclectic, inclusive choral literature. Required of all P-12 music education teacher candidates. Prerequisites: MUSC 2023 ; music education majors must be admitted to Lock I.
  
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    MUSC 4432 Secondary Instrumental Music Methods and Materials

    2 credits
    Includes administrative and supervisory practices, marching band and jazz-ensemble techniques, instrumental music software and computer-assisted instruction, and secondary-instrumental literature. Required of all P-12 music-education teacher candidates. Prerequisites: MUSC 2023 ; music education majors must be admitted to Lock I.
  
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    MUSC 4610 Senior Woodwinds I

    Variable credit
    Involves preparation for senior recital. Subsequent work with advanced technical studies and solos. Prerequisite: Passed jury for MUSC 3620 .
  
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    MUSC 4620 Senior Woodwinds II

    Variable credit
    Involves preparation for senior recital. Continued work with advanced technical studies and solos. A senior recital is the exit exam. Prerequisite: Passed jury for MUSC 4610 .
  
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    MUSC 4710 Senior Brass I

    Variable credit
    Involves preparation for senior recital. Subsequent work  with advanced technical studies and solos. Prerequisite: Passed jury for MUSC 3720 .
  
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    MUSC 4720 Senior Brass II

    Variable credit
    Involves preparation for senior recital. Continued work with advanced technical studies and solos. A senior recital is the exit exam. Prerequisite: Passed jury for MUSC 4710 .
  
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    MUSC 4810 Senior Percussion I

    Variable credit
    Involves preparation for senior recital. Subsequent work with advanced technical studies and solos. Prerequisite: Passed jury for MUSC 3820 .
  
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    MUSC 4820 Senior Percussion II

    Variable credit
    Involves preparation for senior recital. Continued work with advanced technical studies and solos. A senior recital is the exit exam. Prerequisite: Passed jury for MUSC 4810 .
  
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    MUSC 4910 Senior Strings I

    Variable credit
    Involves preparation for senior recital. Subsequent work with advanced technical studies and solos. Prerequisite: Passed jury for MUSC 3920 .
  
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    MUSC 4920 Senior Strings II

    Variable credit
    Involves preparation for senior recital. Continued work with advanced technical studies and solos. A senior recital is the exit exam. Prerequisite: Passed jury of MUSC 4910 .
  
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    MUSC 4930 Independent Study

    Variable credit
  
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    MUSC 4993 Honors Research in Music

    3 credits

New Testament Greek

  
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    NTGK 2403 New Testament Greek for Ministry I

    3 credits
    An introductory study of New Testament Greek language that will teach students to read, write, and comprehend basic words, phrases, and clause constructions used in the Greek New Testament.
  
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    NTGK 2413 New Testament Greek for Ministry II

    3 credits
    A continuing study in New Testament Greek language and beginning work with the New Testament Greek text. Sources, criticism, and translation will accompany examination of the text, along with consideration of translational differences in English Bibles. Also includes examination of Greek helps, selected commentaries, electronic aids, and software options. Prerequisite course: NTGK 2403 .
  
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    NTGK 3223 New Testament Greek Exegesis I

    3 credits
    A study of selected passages from the Greek New Testament, to provide an introduction to intermediate-level Greek Grammar interpretive options, basic translation methods, and inductive-exegetical principles. High-frequency New Testament Greek vocabulary will also be emphasized. Prerequisite: NTGK 2413.
  
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    NTGK 3233 New Testament Greek Exegesis II

    3 credits
    The application of New Testament Greek grammar, syntax, translation methods, and inductive-exegetical principles to selected New Testament passages. High-frequency New Testament Greek vocabulary will also be emphasized. Prerequisite: NTGK 3223.
  
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    NTGK 4900 Advanced Exegetical Study

    Variable credit
    A student registering for this independent study must meet these requirements: (1) basic language requirements in Greek, (2) at least a 2.75 average in the student’s last two semesters of Greek study; and (3) recommendation of both the Division Chair and the teacher supervising the study. P/NC

Nursing

  
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    NURS 2353 Perspectives on Poverty and Health

    3 credit hours
    Designed to examine poverty and vulnerability from various frames of reference, this course will explore the phenomenon not only from a socioeconomic point of reference, but also from cultural and spiritual perspectives. The course will look at societies’ attitudes toward poverty throughout history and modern-day survey will be used to explore current views of the phenomenon. Service learning is expected as an elemental component of the course. Coursework many include health promotion, wellness, equitable treatment, criminal justice, promotion and wellness, ministry, social injustice, crisis nursing, missions, social work, and other timely issues  may contribute to service learning experiences.
  
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    NURS 2373 Complementary and Alternative Therapies

    3 credit hours
    This course is designed to explore non-traditional medicines and therapies used to treat and or heal a variety of illnesses or injuries throughout recorded time.  The student will examine the effectiveness and/or possible harm associated with such treatments.
  
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    NURS 3203 Introduction to Baccalaureate Nursing

    3 Hours
    The purpose of this course is to introduce students to primary program concepts and to assist the learner to develop academic goals and vital skills needed to transition into baccalaureate study.  Students will be reviewed in technology and computer skills, and introduced to professional writing style and available resources, library services, and the school’s learning management system.  Information management and interprofessional communication are emphasized to promote quality and safety in the healthcare environment.
  
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    NURS 3343 Focused Health Assessment on the Well Adult

    3 Hours
    The course is developed to complement and enhance existing skills of the practicing nurse in the conduction of comprehensive assessment of the well adult.  The following systems are assessed:  heart and vascular; lungs and thorax; musculoskeletal and neurological.  Assessment data is analyzed and utilized by the learner to determine patient strengths and needs, and to plan, develop nursing care and promote nursing care.
  
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    NURS 3353 Foundations for Professional Practice

    3 Hours
    The course will explore the professional nurse’s role and the evolution of nursing within the profession.  Ethical and legal principles guiding the nursing profession will be examined as well.  Social justice and advocacy, cultural competency, and expanded roles within the discipline will be addressed.  The role of nursing theory on research and practice is explored.
  
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    NURS 3653 Ethics in Nursing Practice

    3 Hours
    The focal point of this course is on the mechanism of ethical decision-making with emphasis placed on Judeo-Christian values.  The course is designed to encourage ethical development, foster clarification of values, and promote effective analysis of ethical issues encountered in the practice of professional nursing.  Christian ethical perspective is fostered.
  
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    NURS 3853 Nursing Process: Health Indicators and Clinical Prevention

    3 Hours
    This course integrates the comprehensive, holistic assessment of individual health indicators that include spiritual, physical, psychosocial, psychological, environmental, genetic and age-related implications.  The impact of chronic, complex conditions is explored.  The role of the professional nurse in health promotion, clinical prevention, and interprofessional collaboration is infused and explored throughout the course.
  
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    NURS 4013 Transcultural Healthcare

    3 Hours
    This course is designed to provide professional tools to be used by the practicing healthcare professional in the provision of effective delivery of care to a diverse society.  Diverse cultural beliefs, practices and values, and biologic al differences are examined using theoretical models, Christian worldview, and sound assessment tools.  Biological differences that can impact individuals and groups are explore in the quest to provide spiritually and culturally competent care.
  
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    NURS 4023 Cross Cultural Experience

    3 credit hours
    This course provides a cross-cultural experience for the baccalaureate nursing student by allowing the student to practice skills needed to effectively deliver care in a cross-cultural arena.  The student will use a Christian worldview and cross-cultural concepts while interacting with local populations.
  
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    NURS 4154 Leadership and Management in Nursing

    4 Hours
    This course focuses on the influence of ethical servant leaders in the nursing profession.  The course explores traditional and emerging structures in healthcare organizations and the impact of the Affordable Care Act on care delivery.  The course emphasizes delegation, problem-solving, budgeting, staffing and retention, management concepts and leadership development implications for the nurse manager.
  
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    NURS 4404 Evidence-Based Practice

    4 Hours
    The course explores the relationships among nursing theory, research, and practice.  The learner will examine research methods and process, ethical implications and the protection of human subjects.  In this course students will learn to critically analyze research, to recognize and identify evidence-based practice and promote its dissemination in order to improve patient outcomes and increase the nursing body of knowledge.
  
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    NURS 4503 Nursing from a Christian World View

    3 Hours
    This course explores the foundational principles of faith and provides a Christian foundation for the delivery of holistic nursing care.  Students will explore their own spiritual strengths and focus on skills to provide presence, reminiscence, and companionship to the persons and families in their care.
  
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    NURS 4654 Population Health: Local, National, and Conventional Nursing

    4 Hours
    Keeping with Southern Wesleyan University’s commitment to global engagement, this course will explore population-focused nursing practice and the public health discipline from local, national, and global perspectives.  Learners will discuss evidence-based strategies to promote health, prevent disease, and reduce disparities locally, regionally, nationally, and globally.  Epidemiological principles, health data surveillance, environmental health practices, interdisciplinary collaboration, and disaster management will be explored and applied in the focus of population health.
  
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    NURS 4955 Baccalaureate Capstone: Synthesis & Evaluation

    5 Hours
    This seminar-style course provides a vehicle for the student to put into practice the professional foundation, interprofessional collaboration, strategic planning, project preparation and implementation, and dissemination of evidence-based findings learned in the course.  The capstone allows the student to reflect upon personal success, and provides achievement of the program outcomes.  The impact of the project as an initiative with global implications is analyzed.

Old Testament Hebrew

  
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    OTHB 2403 Language of the Hebrew Old Testament

    3 credits
    An introductory study of classical Hebrew that will teach students to read, write, and comprehend basic words, phrases, and clauses of the Hebrew Old Testament.
  
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    OTHB 2413 Using the Hebrew Old Testament

    3 credits
    A continuing study in Classical Hebrew and introduction to the text of the Hebrew Old Testament.  Sources, criticism, and translation will accompany examination of the text along with consideration of translational differences in English Bibles.  Also includes examination of Hebrew study helps, selected commentaries, and electronic aids and software options. Prerequisite:  OTHB 2403  
  
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    OTHB 3223 Old Testament Hebrew Exegesis I

    3 credits
    A study of selected passages from the Hebrew Old Testament to provide an introduction to intermediate-level Hebrew grammar, basic translation methods, and inductive-exegetical principles.  High-frequency Old Testament Hebrew vocabulary will also be emphasized. Prerequisite: OTHB 2413  
  
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    OTHB 3233 Old Testament Hebrew Exegesis II

    3 credits
    The application of Old Testament Hebrew grammar, syntax, translation methods, and inductive-exegetical principles to selected Old Testament passages.   High-frequency Old Testament Hebrew vocabulary will also be emphasized. Prerequisite:  OTHB 3223  

Philosophy

  
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    PHIL 3003 Introduction to Philosophy

    3 credits
    An introduction to the field of philosophy-people, terms, and ideas.
  
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    PHIL 3013 Ethics

    3 credits
    Study and analysis of the most commonly used standards of ethics in such a way as to encourage students to formulate for themselves practical standards by which to judge conduct.
  
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    PHIL 4003 Philosophy Studies

    Variable credit
  
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    PHIL 4013 Studies in Philosophy/London Experience

    3 credits
    An introduction to worldview issues with applications to ethics. Religious and cultural influences will also be emphasized. Some comparison between religions will be made through visits to Christian and other worship sites in London. Meets the general education requirement for three hours of Philosophy or Ethics. Permission to register must be secured from the director of the London Experience prior to registration.

Physical Education

  
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    PHED 1031 Lifetime Fitness

    1 credit
    An overview of the most current and accurate information available on fitness. Emphasis on the benefits of adopting a healthy lifestyle as a lifetime commitment.
  
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    PHED 1101 Gymnastics

    1 credit
    Enrollment limited to 12, with P.E. majors given preference for positions. Notes: A course may be repeated once for elective credit; the repeated course does not satisfy the general education requirement, which requires two different activity courses.  Additional course fee of $250 is required.
  
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    PHED 1162 Rhythmic Activities

    2 credits
    Provides the basic knowledge and skills involved in teaching and leading social and rhythmic activities. Consideration will be given to the theory, value, characteristics, and ethnic sources of dance and rhythmic activities. Qualifies as a PE activities course (one-hour activities, with one hour as an elective).
  
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    PHED 2003 Organization and Administration of Health and Physical Education

    3 credits
    Planning, organizing, and directing health and physical education programs in the secondary school. Includes the role of the teacher in regard to budgeting, planning the physical education program, and teacher-pupil relationship.
  
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    PHED 2022 Health Education

    2 credits
    Personal and community health problems, studied through analysis of the various forces that play upon the human organism. Attention is given to the application of scientific facts and principles for the maintenance and improvement of health. Required of all physical education teacher candidates.
  
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    PHED 2043 Scientific, Historical, and Philosophical Foundation of Physical Education

    3 credits
    The scientific, historical, and philosophical development of physical education and its implications to the educational development of the individual.
 

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