New Course Proposal

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UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA

GRADUATE COUNCIL MEETING

January 19, 2011

Three Partners Place, Room 145

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New Course Proposal

ACCT 5563

Syllabus:
Syllabus ACCT 5563.pdf

Title

Oil & Gas Accounting I

Short Title

Oil & Gas Acct I

Description

Prerequisites: Graduate Standing and permission of instructor. A study of financial accounting issues specifically
directed toward oil and gas companies. These include basic oil and gas transactions such as leases, subleases,
free wells, farmouts, and carr
ied interests. This course also covers accounting for acquisition costs, exploration
and development costs, operating costs, joint interest costs, and revenue accounting for oil and gas companies.
A requirement of this course is a field trip which will tak
e all day on a designated Friday. No student may earn
credit for both 4563 and 5563.(F)

Reason For Request

To create a graduate level Oil & Gas Accounting I option for the Master of Accountancy program.

Other Comments

Slashlisted with ACCT 4563. No
student may earn credit for both 4563 and 5563.




New Course Proposal

ACCT 5573

Syllabus:
Syllabus ACCT 5573.pdf

Title

Advanced Oil and Gas Accounting and Taxation

Short Title

Adv Oil & Gas Acct & Tax

Description

Prerequisites: ACCT 4563 or ACCT 5563, ACCT 3603, and Graduate standing. This course will cover accounting for
derivatives, asset retirement obligations, supp
lemental footnote disclosures, analysis of financial statements of
oil and gas companies, and alternative sources of energy. Approximately 1/3 of the course will be devoted to
taxation of oil and gas companies.

Reason For Request

To create a permanent
number for Advanced Oil and Gas Accounting & Taxation for the Master of Accountancy
program.




New Course Proposal

ANTH 5133

Syllabus:
Experimental Archaeology Syllabus.doc

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Title

Experimental Archaeology

Short Title

Exper Archaeology

Exper.Arch.


Description

Prerequisite:

Graduate standing in Anthropology.

This course will focus on the theoretical and practical
applications of experimental approaches to understanding the past in order to place them in their proper context
within archaeology.
No student may earn credit for b
oth 4133 and 5133.

Laboratory.

(Irreg.)

Reason For Request

To provide opportunities to gain experience useful for public service jobs such as in museums, federal and state
agencies, and cultural resource management.

Other Comments

This course will be

slashlisted with ANTH 4133.


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New Course Proposal

ANTH 5323

Syllabus:
Anth of Aging.pdf

Title

The Anthropology of Aging

Short Title

Anthropology of Aging

Description

Prerequisite:
ANTH
5223 and graduate standing.
Slash listed with ANTH 4323.
This course examines the process
and
experience of aging as it relates to culture. We will examine what it mea
n
s to get older in a variety of cultural
contexts, including
the United States.

U.S.
Special attention will be devoted to cultural ideas about aging, the
roles of older people, illnes
s, caregiving, dying, and what it means to age well in a variety of cultures. No student
may earn credit for both 4323 and 5323. (Irreg.)

Reason For Request

Adding to course offerings in cultural and medical anthropology. Furthers social science
education in aging and
health.

Other Comments

Slashlisted with ANTH 4323.


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Course Inventory Change Request

ANTH 5363

Title

Linguistic Anthropology

Short Title

Linguistic Anthropology

Description

Prerequisite:
graduate standing in Anthropology or permission of instructor.

graduate standing.
Course covers
the history of theory in linguistic anthropology, starting with the early work of Boas, Sapir, a
nd Whorf, and
continuing with the writings of Levi
-
Strauss, Hymes, Basso, Silverstein, Bakhtin, and Hill. Surveys contemporary
trends in discourse analysis, sociolinguistics and cognitive linguistics. Course is a required core course for
anthropology gradu
ate students.(F, Sp)

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Reason For Request

Change is necessary to restrict enrollment to Anthropology majors; non
-
majors need permission.


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C
ourse
Inventory Change Request

ANTH 5673

Title

Psychiatric Anthropology

Short Title

Psychiatric Anthropology

Description

Prerequisite: 5223 and graduate standing. Explores historical and contemporary thinking about culture and
mental illness, and examines classic formulations of the relationship
among

anthropology and psychiatry.
No
student may earn credit for both 46
7
3 and
5673.(Irreg.)

(Irreg.)


Reason For Request

To give Anthropology majors and undergraduates an opportunity to take courses in a specialty.



Other Comments

Slashlisted with ANTH 46
7
3.




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Course Inventory Change Request

ANTH 6633

Title

Method and Theory in Biological Anthropology

Short Title

Method & Theory in Biol Anthro

Description

Prerequisite:
graduate standing in Anthropology or permission of instructor.

graduate standing.
The core course
in biological anthropology. Historical development of biological (physical) anthropology; the development and
application of method and theory in

the major subfields of biological anthropology. (Sp)

Reason For Request

Change is necessary to restrict enrollment to Anthropology majors; non
-
majors need permission.


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Course Inventory Change Request

ANTH 6713

Title

Archaeological Theory

Short Title

Archaeological Theory

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Description

Prerequisite:
graduate standing

in Anthropology or permission of instructor.

graduate standing.
This course
explores archaeological theory, its evolution and context. As an anthropological core class, it stresses the
articulation of archaeological theory within its wider parent disciplin
e, anthropology. (F)

Reason For Request

Need to restrict enrollment to ANTH students; others only with permission.




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Co
urse Inventory Change
Request

ANTH
6843

5753

Title

Foundations Biol & Med Anth

Short Title

Foundations Biol & Med Anth

Description

Prerequisite:
graduate standing in Anthropology.

graduate standing.
Introduces students to the theoretical
foundations of biological and medical anthropology. (F)

R
eason For Request

Correct a discrepancy in numerical sequence of courses in the HHB track.


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New Course Proposal

CEES 5323

Syllabus:
CEES 5323 final.pdf

Title

Geosynthetics

Short Title

Geosynthetics

Description

Prerequisite: 3364. To introduce students to concepts and design methods involving the use of geosynthetics in
geotechnical and transportation engineering applications. (F)

Reason For Request

Course has been taught several times and needs a permanent number.


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New Course Proposal

CEES 5383

Syllabus:
CEES 5383 final.pdf

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Title

Earthquake Engineering

Short Title

Earthquake Engineering

Description

Prerequisite: senior
and

or
graduate stan
ding. To provide students with an understanding of the effects of
earthquakes on civil engineering structures and analytical tools for their seismic analysis. (F)

Reason For Request

Course has been taught several times and needs a permanent number.


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New Course Proposal

CEES 5393

Syllabus:
CEES 5393 final.pdf

Title

Reinforced Soil Structures

Short Title

Reinforced Soil Structures

Description

Prerequisite: 3364. Introduce students to the analysis and design methods related to geotechnical structures
reinforced with geosynthetics. The main focus of this course will be on reinforced soil walls, slopes and
embankments.

(Irreg.)

Reason For Requ
est

Course has been taught several times and needs a permanent number.


New Course Proposal

Viewing:
CEES 5443

Syllabus:
CEES 5443 final.pdf

Title

Unsaturated Soil Mechanics

Short Title

Unsaturated Soil Mechanics

Description

Prerequisite: 3364. Provide students with an understanding of the theoretical and practical fundamentals of
unsaturated soil mechanics with applications in geotechnical engineering.

(Fa.)


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Course Inventory Change Request

CEES 5773

Title

Structural Design
--
Steel II

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Short Title

Structural Design
--
Steel II

Description

Prerequisite:
3774.

3664.
Advanced structural steel design including steel deck diaphragms, column and beam
bracing, composite beam design, rigid frame design, torsional member design, plate girder design, and design of
building connections. (Sp)

Reason For Request

To
update the prerequisite.



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Course Inventory Change Request

CEES 5783

Title

Structural Design
--
Concrete II

Short Title

Structural Design
--
Concrete II

Description

Prerequisite:
3774.

4673.
Advanced reinforced concrete behavior and design including limit design, anchorage
slender columns, truss models for shear and torsion on beams, two
-
way and flat slabs, and the art of de
tailing.
(Sp)

Reason For Request

To update the prerequisite.




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Course Inventory Change Request

CEES 5793

Title

Design of Prestressed Concrete Structures

Short Title

Prestressed Concrete Struct

Description

Prerequisite:
3774.

3673.
Design procedures for pretensioned and post
-
tensioned concrete structures, with
emphasis on the behavior of prestressed concrete. Top
ics include methods of analysis, time dependent effects,
fabrication and construction procedures, connections, highway bridges, frames, composite construction,
continuous structures, and anchorage zone detailing. (Irreg.)

Reason For Request

To update
the prerequisite.



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Course Inventory Change Request

CEES 5823

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Syllabus:
CEES 5823 final.pdf

Title

GIS Applications in Environmental Modeling

Short Title

GIS Apps in Envirmntl Modeling

Description

Prerequisite: Math
3113, graduate standing

3113
or
instructor permission.

equivalent.
Consideration of the
many spatially distributed parameters affecting such processes as transport and fate of contaminants, hydrologic
processes, and many other environmental phenomena. Geographic Information Systems are increasingly used as
an indispensabl
e tool for analysis, management, and modeling. (Sp)

Reason For Request

Instructor requested the prerequisite to be updated.



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Course Inventory
Change Request

CEES 5843

Title

Hydrology

Short Title

Hydrology

Description

Prerequisite:
MATH 3113,

graduate
standing,

standing in civil engineering, environmental science
or
instructor

geology, or
permission. An applied course on hydrology dealing with environmental water problems; principles
of hydrologic systems, their structure and components; methods of analysis and their application to various
purposes of water resources planning and developmen
t. (Sp)

Reason For Request

To update the prerequisite.



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Course Inventory Change Request

CEES 5873

Title

Water Quality Management

Short Title

Water Quality Management

Description

Prerequisite:
MATH 3113,

senior or
graduate
standing, or instructor permission.

standing.
Water quality in
lakes, rivers, estuaries; chemical, physical and biological aspects of marine and fresh waters; waste assimila
tion;
system modeling; water quality management; waste load allocation, and engineer controls. (Sp)

Reason For Request

To update the prerequisite.

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Course Inventory Change Request

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CEES 5883

Title

Environmental Modeling

Short Title

Environmental Modeling

Description

Prerequisite:
MATH 3113, graduate standing or instructor permission.

AME 5573 or permission of
instructor.
Introduction to theoretical and practical issues of computer
-
based environmental modeling. Covers
problem formulation, implementation, and application. Topical areas include conceptualizing problems,
conservation laws, partial differential equations, numer
ical methods, and applications ranging from coastal
hydrodynamics to contaminant transport. Emphasis on understanding the model process rather than using
"canned" models. (F)

Reason For Request

To update the prerequisite.





New
Course Proposal

GRAD
5940

Title

Professional Master’s Practicum/Internship


Short Title

Prof Master’s Prac/Intrnshp

Description

Prerequisite
: Graduate standing and permission of instructor. This course provides a practicum or internship
experience for students in the
Professional Master

s degree program
s
. The student
s

will apply the knowledge
from their core academic discipline (e.g. science, engineering, education, fine arts) in an appropriate supervised
professional setting (e.g. business, public administration, int
ernational programs) to provide a valid experience
related to the core discipline and career context of their professional master’s degree. The internship/practicum
will serve as the culminating experience for the degree. 1
-
5 hours credit (Fa, Sp, Su)


Reason For Request

To provide a practicum for the Professional Master’s programs.






Course Inventory Change Request

HES 6970

Title

Seminar in Health and Exercise Science

Short Title

Seminar Health Exercise Sci

Description

1 to 4 hours.
Prerequisite: graduate standing
in HES or

and
permission of instructor.
1 to 4 hours.

May be
repeated with change of subject matter; maximum credit four hours. Study of pertinent and current problems of
research. Students may use seminars to identify and d
evelop area of dissertation research. (Irreg.)

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Reason For Request

To streamline enrollment process for HES students.



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Course Inventory Change
Request

H R 5053

Title

Diversity and Justice in Organizations

Racial Diversity


Short Title

Racial
Diversity
in Organizations


Description

Prerequisite: graduate standing or permission of instructor. Focuses on
concepts

the changing demographics
of
justice in organizations, and the changing demographics of

our society, especially related to race
and

and
culture, gender, age, disability,
and

and
socio
-
economic
status.

status, emphasizing the implications of these
factors for effective management.
The
course emphasizes the implications of these factors for effective
organizational management.

(Irreg.)

(F)


Reason For Request

To update the content of the course to include justice, and to change the names to reflect justice and the
other types of
diversity which were in the old description but not reflected in the title. The title was "Racial
Diversity" but the practice in teaching the class matched the description, focusing on all types of diversity.



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New Course Proposal

H R 5753

Syllabus:
service learning for social change.rtf

Title

Service Learning for Social Change

Short Title

Service Learning

Description

Prerequisite:

Graduate standing.

Service Learning for Social Change offers an opportunity for students to
connect social justice and change theory and practices learned i
n the classroom with
service
-
based

service based
social justice initiatives in communities, organizations or agencies through a field project.
(Irreg.)

(Irreg).


Reason For Request

To create a seminar for guided social justice projects to be used in our

master's program, and as a requirement
for HR's proposed certificate program on Social Justice and Change.

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New
Course Proposal

I E 5803

Syllabus:
IE 4804_5803 Syllabus.pdf

Title

Ergonomics

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Short Title

Ergonomics

Description

Prerequisite: Graduate standing in IE or permission of instructor. The measurement of human physical
capabilities and limitations. Measurement of the environment and elicited human responses. Workplace,
equipment and job design with regard to human perform
ance efficiency, health, and safety. Laboratory (Sp)

Reason For Request

We are adding this course to graduate core area requirements for Human Factors/Ergonomics. This course will
be slash
-
listed with our undergraduate course IE 4804 (Formerly IE 4824). Slash
-
listing will allow the department
to regularly offer this graduate c
ore couse.


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Course Inventory Change Request

IAS
5693

5143

Title

Political Economy of China

Short Title

Political Economy of China

Description

IAS 5693, Political Economy of China.

Prerequisites:

Prerequisite:
graduate standing or permission of instructor.
This course explores

Explores the
debates over the political economy of
China.

China, and examines theories of
institutional change and economi
c performance, state capacity and political development, rent
-
seeking and
corruption, class formation and collective action.
We examine theories of institutional change and economic
performance, state capacity and political development, rent
-
seeking and co
rruption, and class formation and
collective action.

How do China’s reforms over the past three decades confirm or challenge the assumptions
and propositions central to these established social science theories?

How have recent studies of political
economy

in China advanced our understanding of these theories or suggested new approaches to the study of
comparative political economy?

We will address these and other core questions as we cover topics such as
popular protest, global capitalism, corruption, and
the nature of one
-
party rule in China.

(Irreg.)

Reason For Request

To change course number as this course will be cross
-
listed with Political Science 5693

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Deleted Course


Reason for deletion: Course number has been changed to KM 5723 Knowledge Management Design Project

KM 5663

Title

Knowledge Management Design Project

Short Title

Knowledge Mgt Design Project


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New Course Proposal

Viewing:
KM 5683

Syllabus:
5683 KM&LIS
-
4683 LIS (cross and slash listed) syllabus FA10.pdf

Title

Database Design for Information Organizations

Short Title

Database Des for Info Orgs

Description

Prerequisite: 5033. Introduction to the theory and application of database design including information storage
and retrieval, data modeling, record structure, data normalization, data security, relational database
models,
query language, client
-
server systems, data warehousing and data mining. The social, technological and
organizational needs in database design will be examined. No student may earn credit for both 4683 and 5683.
(Sp)

Reason For Request

This
course provides an advanced approach to database creation and implementation by presenting the
theoretical structures as well as a hands
-
on approach to database analysis, planning, modeling and search
methods common in information organization settings. Sl
ashlisting the course will bring the opportunity for
graduate students to apply technology to practice while undergraduates will be exposed to the theoretical
considerations of database design.

Other Comments

Crosslisted with
LIS

5683 and slashlisted with
KM

4683; graduate credit for KM/LIS 5683 and undergraduate
credit for
KM

4683.

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Course Inventory Change Request

LSAL 5113

LSTD 5623


Title

Theories of Management and Leadership

Short Title

Management & Leadership

Description

Prerequisite: 5003, 5013 or permission of the dean. This course explores and analyzes the concept of leadership
including such topics as leadership theory, changing leadership roles, power, decision
-
making, empowerment,
vision, communication, diversity, an
d ethics. (F, Sp, Su)

Reason For Request

The College of Liberal Studies has run out of space for new courses in its existing ‘LSTD’ prefix. CLS is adopting
several new course prefixes and renumbering most of its courses to optimize the new, multi
-
prefix system.



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Course Inventory Change Request

LSAL 5133

LSTD 5633


Title

Cultures of Organizations

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Short Title

Cultures of Organizations

Description

Prerequisite:
graduate
standing.

5623 or permission of dean.
The course looks at the meaning of organizational
culture and its significance for leadership behavior, ways of thinking about organizations and the structure of
organizations, the implications for leaders, and other re
lationships between organizations and aspects of
leadership. (F, Sp, Su)

Reason For Request

The College of Liberal Studies has run out of space for new courses in its existing ‘LSTD’ prefix. CLS is adopting
several new course prefixes and renumbering most of its courses to optimize the new, multi
-
prefix system.



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Course Inventory Change Request

LSAL 5153

LSTD 5653


Title

Ethics in Leadership

Short Title

Ethics in Leadership

Description

Prerequisites:
graduate standing.

5003 or permission.
An interdisciplinary inquiry into the nature of ethics, the
relationship between ethics and morals, and the function of ethics in a social context. Major emphasis is on the
effect of ethical decision making on successful leadership and the role that ethica
l behavior plays in the success
of organizations. (F, Sp, Su)

Reason For Request

The College of Liberal Studies has run out of space for new courses in its existing ‘LSTD’ prefix. CLS is adopting
several new course prefixes and renumbering most of its courses to optimize the new, multi
-
prefix system.

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Co
urse Inventory Change Request

LSAL 5173

LSTD 5643


Title

The Individual and Leadership

Short Title

The Individual and Leadership

Description

Prerequisite:
graduate standing.

5633 or permission of dean.
This course explores the social, psychological, and
behavioral characteristics of leadership, personal skills that enhance leadership ability, and strategies for dealing
with interpersonal problem
s in organizations. (F, Sp, Su)

Reason For Request

The College of Liberal Studies has run out of space for new courses in its existing ‘LSTD’ prefix. CLS is adopting
several new course prefixes and renumbering most of its courses to optimize the new, multi
-
prefix system.



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Course Inventory Change Request

LSAL 5203

LSTD 5673


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Title

Leadership Issues in Decision Making

Short Title

Leadership
Issues

in Decision Making

Description

Prerequisite:
graduate standing, LSTD 5003, and LSAL 5113; or permission

of dean

from CLS advisor
.

5003 or
permission.
An interdisciplinary inquiry into the nature and attributes of rational and irrational decision making.
content will include r
esearch on how decisions must often be made with incomplete evidence, the use of
cognitive psychology in decision making from a human intelligence perspective, and how decisions are made
from a social and cultural process. Students will learn leadership de
cision making from individual, small group,
and social environment contexts, as well as values of good decisions and the unintended consequences of poor
decisions. (F, Sp, Su)

Reason For Request

The College of Liberal Studies has run out of space for new courses in its existing ‘LSTD’ prefix. CLS is adopting
several new course prefixes and renumbering most of its courses to optimize the new, multi
-
prefix system.

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Course Inventory Change Request

LSAL 5243

LSTD 5693


Title

Project Management

Short Title

Project Management

Description

Prerequisite:
graduate standing, LSTD 5003 and LSAL 5113; or
permission

of dean

from CLS advisor

5003 or
permission.
An interdisciplinary inquiry to simulate as closely as possible the real
-
world experience of managing a
project for a client; the client participates in the grading for the course. Topics include: project planning, project
execution, project control, proje
ct communication, client relations, performance oriented design, collecting
information in the field, current operations analysis, specifications for a proposed solution, devising and
evaluating alternatives, and implementation. (F, Sp, Su)

Reason For
Request

The College of Liberal Studies has run out of space for new courses in its existing ‘LSTD’ prefix. CLS is adopting
several new course prefixes and renumbering most of its courses to optimize the new, multi
-
prefix system.


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Course Inventory Change Request

LSAL 5313

LSTD 5683


Title

Organizational Communications

Short Title

Organizational Communications

Description

Prerequisite:
graduate standing, LSTD 5003 and LSAL 5113; or permission

of dean

from CLS advisor
.

5003 or
permission.
An interdisciplinary inquiry in the role information and knowledge management play in making
decisions in organizations, fundamental issues in the management of information, how people in organizations
exchange information, and ultimately how effective sha
ring of information leads to effective problem solving. (F,
Sp, Su)

Reason For Request

The College of Liberal Studies has run out of space for new courses in its existing ‘LSTD’ prefix. CLS is adopting
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several new course prefixes and renumbering most of its courses to optimize the new, multi
-
prefix system.


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Course Inventory Change Request

LSAL 5423

LSTD 5663


Title

Perspectives on Leadership

Short Title

Perspectives on Leadership

Description

Prerequisite:
graduate standing, LSTD 5003 and LSAL 5113; or permission

of dean

from CLS advisor.

5013 or
permission of the dean.

May be repeated with change of content; maximum credit 6 hours. The course content
will vary to include in
-
depth examination of relevant topics in leadership that meet student interests and add
value to the program. (F, Sp, Su)

Reason For Request

The College of Liberal Studies has run out of space for new courses in its existing ‘LSTD’ prefix. CLS is adopting
several new course prefixes and renumbering most of its courses to optimize the new, multi
-
prefix system.


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Course Inventory Change Request

LSAL 5443

LSTD 5613


Title

Religious Leaders for Social Justice

Short Title

Religious

Relig
Leaders
for

Social Justice

Description

Prerequisite:
graduate standing, LSTD 5003 and LSAL 5113; or permission

of dean

from CLS advisor
.

5003, 5013
or permission of the dean.
Focuses on the characteristics of leaders as individuals, and in particular as individuals
of faith for cau
ses pertaining to social justice. Explores individuals from the major faith traditions including
Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, and Native American religion and investigates the ways in which faith and
the particular constellation of life experien
ces and social situations have inspired leadership for the cause of
social justice. (F, Sp, Su)

Reason For Request

The College of Liberal Studies has run out of space for new courses in its existing ‘LSTD’ prefix. CLS is adopting
several new course prefixes and renumbering most of its courses to optimize the new, multi
-
prefix system.


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Course Inventory Change Request

LSAL 5463

LSTD 5603


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Title

US Miliary Leadership from the Revolution to the Gulf War

Short Title

US Military Leadership

Description

Prerequisite:
graduate standing, LSTD 5003 and LSAL 5113; or permission
of dean
from CLS advisor
.

5003, 5013
or permission of the dean.
Studies leadership, both uniformed and civilian, in the United States military from
1775 to 2000 within the context of the evolution of American military from a small 18
th
-
century army and
wooden ship
-
and
-
sail navy to the globe
-
dominating colossus of the late 20
th
-
century. Includes the impact of
technology, maturing military theory, and t
he changing position of the United States in the world that produced
diverse leadership styles which are illustrated in the careers of military leaders such as George Washington, U.S.
Grant, Robert E. Lee, David Farragut, John Pershing, Hap Arnold, George
C. Marshall, and many others. (F, Sp, Su)

Reason For Request

The College of Liberal Studies has run out of space for new courses in its existing ‘LSTD’ prefix. CLS is adopting
several new course prefixes and renumbering most of its courses to optimize

the new, multi
-
prefix system.


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Course Inventory Change Request

LSCJ 5063

LSTD 5923


Title

Research Methods for Criminal Justice

Short Title

Research

Res
Methods
for

Criminal Justice

Description

Prerequisite:
graduate standing and LSTD 5003; or permission
of dean
from CLS advisor.

5003 or permission of
the dean.
Introduces students to conducting and evaluating scientific research of the criminal justice system.
Research methods overview the basics of research methodologies, with a focus on measurement and data
collection. Statistical analysis overviews basic stati
stical techniques for analysis of criminal justice data, with a
focus on
both

descriptive and inferential statistics. (F, Sp, Su)

Reason For Request

The College of Liberal Studies has run out of space for new courses in its existing ‘LSTD’ prefix. CLS is adopting
several new course prefixes and renumbering most of its courses to optimize the new, multi
-
prefix system.


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Course Inventory Change Request

LSCJ 5113

LSTD 5333


Title

Theoretical Foundations of Criminal Justice

Short Title

Theoretical

Foundations
of

Criminal Justice

Description

Prerequisite:
graduate standing.

5003 and 5013 or permission of the dean.
Enhances students' understanding of
criminal theory focusing on critical analysis of major theoretical perspectives in a social, historical and political
context. (F, Sp, Su)

Reason For Request

The College of Liberal Studies has run out of space for new courses in its existing ‘LSTD’ prefix. CLS is adopting
several new course prefixes and renumbering most of its courses to optimize the new, multi
-
prefix system.


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Course Inventory Change Request

LSCJ 5153

LSTD 5353


Title

Ethical Decision Making in Criminal Justice

Short Title

Ethical

Ethic
Decision
Making in Criminal

Crim
Justice

Description

Prerequisite:
graduate standing.

5003 and 5013 or permission of the dean.
Principles from the major ethical
positions charted by Plato, Aristotle, Hume, Mill, Kant, and Rawls. Students will combine these principles with
codes of practi
ce and current case law, examine case vignettes and discuss the ethical components of each case.
(F, Sp, Su)

Reason For Request

The College of Liberal Studies has run out of space for new courses in its existing ‘LSTD’ prefix. CLS is adopting
several new course prefixes and renumbering most of its courses to optimize the new, multi
-
prefix system.


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LSCJ 5313

LSTD 5373


Title

Special Populations in Criminal Justice: Race

Short Title

Special

Populations
in Criminal

Crim
Justice: Race

Description

Prerequisite:
graduate standing, LSTD

5003 and
LSCJ 5113;

5013
or permission
of dean
f
rom CLS advisor.

of the
dean.
Examines the origins, extent and consequences of racial and ethnic overrepresentation at all stages of
contemporary American criminal and juvenile justice systems by utilizing recent research from both race theory
and criminological theory. (F, Sp, Su)

Reason For Request

The College of Liberal Studies has run out of space for new courses in its existing ‘LSTD’ prefix. CLS is adopting
several new course prefixes and renumbering most of its courses to optimize the new, multi
-
prefix system.


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LSCJ 5333

LSTD 5383


Title

Special Populations in Criminal Justice: Class

Short Title

Special Populations in Criminal Justice:

Population Crim Justice:
Class

Description

Prerequisite:
graduate standing, LSTD

5003 and
LSCJ 5113;

5013
or permission

of dean

from CLS advisor
.

of the
dean.
Examines the origins, extent and consequences of class/social inequity at all stages of the contemporary
American criminal and juvenile justice systems by using emergent research from both social inequity
theory
and
criminology. (F, Sp, Su)

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Reason For

Request

The College of Liberal Studies has run out of space for new courses in its existing ‘LSTD’ prefix. CLS is adopting
several new course prefixes and renumbering most of its courses to optimize the new, multi
-
prefix system.


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LSCJ 5353

LSTD 5393


Title

Women and Crime

Short Title

Women and Crime

Description

Prerequisite:
graduate standing, LSTD

5003 and
LSCJ 5113;

5013
or permission
of dean
from CLS advisor
.

of the
dean.
Provides an in
-
depth examination of women and crime, particularly in the United States, from a
sociological perspective, focusing on theoretical explanations, women as offenders, women as victims of crime,
and societal responses to female crime. (F, Sp, Su
)

Reason For Request

The College of Liberal Studies has run out of space for new courses in its existing ‘LSTD’ prefix. CLS is adopting
several new course prefixes and renumbering most of its courses to optimize the new, multi
-
prefix system.


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LSCJ 5463

LSTD 5323


Title

Gangs in the United States

Short Title

Gangs in the United States

Description

Prerequisite:
graduate standing, LSTD

5003 and
LSCJ 5113;

5013
or permission
of dean
from CLS advisor
.

of
instructor.
Gang formation, risk factors for joining gangs, and the efficacy of different types of prevention,
intervention and interdiction policies. The historical backgrounds of gangs, drugs, and violence in America, as
well as current issues related to these subje
cts, will be explored. (F, Sp, Su)

Reason For Request

The College of Liberal Studies has run out of space for new courses in its existing ‘LSTD’ prefix. CLS is adopting
several new course prefixes and renumbering most of its courses to optimize the new, multi
-
prefix system.


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LSCJ 5483

LSTD 5363


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Title

Life Course Criminology

Short Title

Life Course Criminology

Description

Prerequisite:
LSTD

5003 and
LSCJ 5113;

5013
or permission
of dean
from CLS advisor.

of

the dean.
The life
-
course paradigm has emerged as a potentially powerful tool for understanding criminal behavior. This course is
designed to provide an in
-
depth examination of the life
-
course paradigm and its application to criminal justice
policy. (F, Sp, Su)

Reason For Request

The College of Liberal Studies has run out of space for new courses in its existing ‘LSTD’ prefix. CLS is adopting
several new course prefixes and renumbering most of its courses to optimize the new, multi
-
prefix system.


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LSHA 5113

LSTD 5123


Title

Strategic Planning and Evaluation in
HHSA

IHHS

Short Title

Strategic Planning and Evaluation in HHSA

Strategic Planning/Evaluation


Description

Prerequisite:
graduate standing.

5003 or permission.
An interdisciplinary inquiry into the concepts of strategic
planning and evaluation in the human and health services organizational settings. Study of
the
strat
egic planning,
implementation skills, and the evaluation process. Study of various models and approaches to designing and
conducting strategic planning, including specific techniques for conducting environmental scans, swot analysis
(strengths, weaknesses,

opportunities and threats), strategic issue identification, and strategy formulation. (F, Sp,
Su)

Reason For Request

The College of Liberal Studies has run out of space for new courses in its existing ‘LSTD’ prefix. CLS is adopting
several new course prefixes and renumbering most of its courses to optimize the new, multi
-
prefix system.


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LSHA

LSTD
5133

Title

Cultural, Social and Diversity Issues in
HHSA

IHHS

Short Title

Cultural/Social/Divers Issues

Description

Prerequisite:
graduate
standing.

5003 or permission.
An interdisciplinary inquiry into cultural, social and other
diversity issues that human and health services professionals will encounter in the process of providing services
to their client/patients. Exploration of how one's c
ultural and social environment impacts one's belief system.
Successful delivery of service will depend upon the depth of understanding by personnel with regard to various
belief systems. (F, Sp, Su)

Reason For Request

The College of Liberal Studies has run out of space for new courses in its existing ‘LSTD’ prefix. CLS is adopting
several new course prefixes and renumbering most of its courses to optimize the new, multi
-
prefix system.


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LSHA

LSTD
5153

Title

Ethics in
Interprofessional
Human and Health Services
Administration


Short Title

Ethics in
HHSA

IHHS

Description

Prerequisite: 5003 or permission. An interdisciplinary inquiry into the nature of ethics, especially in the context of
multicultural healthcare; the kinds of moral problems within this landscape and how rational thinking can guide
ethical thought in ways t
hat address the challenges in healthcare policy and reform. (F, Sp, Su)

Reason For Request

The College of Liberal Studies has run out of space for new courses in its existing ‘LSTD’ prefix. CLS is adopting
several new course prefixes and renumbering most of its courses to optimize the new, multi
-
prefix system.


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LSHA 5313

LSTD 5163


Title

Cross
-
Cultural Health Issues in
Human and Health Services Administration

Interprof. Human & Health Serv


Short Title

Cross
-
Cultural Health Issues

Description

Prerequisite:
graduate standing, LSTD 5003 and LSHA 5113; or permission

of dean

from CLS advisor
.

5003 or
permission of instructor.
Explores multiple issues in the field of international health using a multidisciplinary
perspective while including particular countries as examples. Students are exposed to the perspective that
human lives are affected by larger, societal influences that
often are beyond our immediate individual control.
Explores the ways in which structural level variables influence human health, including economic, historical,
cultural, political and psychosocial factors. (F, Sp, Su)

Reason For Request

The College of Liberal Studies has run out of space for new courses in its existing ‘LSTD’ prefix. CLS is adopting
several new course prefixes and renumbering most of its courses to optimize the new, multi
-
prefix system.


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LSHA 5403

LSTD 5183


Title

Geriatric Issues in
Interprofessional
Human and Health Services
Administration


Short Title

Geriatric Issues in
HHSA

IHHS

Description

Prerequisite:
graduate standing, LSTD

5003 and
LSHA 5113;

5013
or permission
of dean
from CLS advisor
.

of the
dean.
Introduces health and developmental issues pertaining to human geriatric populations, provides specific
challenge areas for focusing on both problems and potential solutions, and highlights positive, recreational and
self
-
actualizing activities and pursuit
s available to geriatric populations. (F, Sp, Su)

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Reason For Request

The College of Liberal Studies has run out of space for new courses in its existing ‘LSTD’ prefix. CLS is adopting
several new course prefixes and renumbering most of its courses to optimize the new, multi
-
prefix system.


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LSHA 5513

LSTD 5173


Title

Psychosocial Aspects of Disabilities in
HHSA

IHHS

Short Title

Psychosocial

Psychosoc
Aspects
of

Disabilities
in HHSA


Description

Prerequisite:
graduate standing, LSTD

5003 and
LSHA 5113;

5013
or permission
of dean
from CLS advisor
.

of the
dean.
Examines the struggles in which persons with disabilities have been engaged and the barriers they have
had to overcome, as well as the barriers they continue to face in their quest to obtain the freedoms that persons
without disabilities so freely enjoy. T
he following areas will be examined in some detail: disenfranchisement of
persons with disabilities; attitudes toward persons with disabilities, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and
other legislative disability rights movement; self concept and self
esteem, role of family; and intervention
strategies. (F, Sp, Su)

Reason For Request

The College of Liberal Studies has run out of space for new courses in its existing ‘LSTD’ prefix. CLS is adopting
several new course prefixes and renumbering most of its courses to optimize the new, multi
-
prefix system.


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LSMS 5113

LSTD 5523


Title

The World of a Museum

Short Title

The World of a Museum

Description

Prerequisite:
graduate standing.

LSTD 5513 or
permission of college.
Baseline course introducing all aspects of
museums and museum careers including history, structure, operations, and theoretical underpinnings. (F, Sp, Su)

Reason For Request

The College of Liberal Studies has run out of space for new courses in its existing ‘LSTD’ prefix. CLS is adopting
several new course prefixes and renumbering most of its courses to optimize the new, multi
-
prefix system.


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LSMS 5133

LSTD 5553


Title

The History and Architecture of Museums

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Short Title

The

History
and Architecture

& Architect
of Museums

Description

Prerequisite:
graduate standing.

5523 or permission of the dean.
The course explores the history of museums
with special emphasis on the architectural development and the special facilities requirements of museums; it
will look at the physical requirements
in terms of museum missions, functions, collections, and operations. (F, Sp,
Su)

Reason For Request

The College of Liberal Studies has run out of space for new courses in its existing ‘LSTD’ prefix. CLS is adopting
several new course prefixes and renumbering most of its courses to optimize the new, multi
-
prefix system.


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LSMS 5163

LSTD 5563


Title

Museum Management and Leadership

Short Title

Museum Management
and

&
Leadership

Description

Prerequisite:
graduate
standing.

5523 or permission of college.
In
-
depth study of the philosophy, policies, and
practices of museum governance, including such topics as ethics, board development, institutional mission and
organization. (F, Sp, Su)

Reason For Request

The College of Liberal Studies has run out of space for new courses in its existing ‘LSTD’ prefix. CLS is adopting
several new course prefixes and renumbering most of its courses to optimize the new, multi
-
prefix system.


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LSMS 5173

LSTD 5573


Title

Museums, Cultures, and Communities

Short Title

Museums, Cultures, and
Communities

Communi

Description

Prerequisite:
graduate standing.

5523 or permission of the college.
The course will focus on the complex issues
between museums, diverse populations, and other public factors such as public and education programs,
fundraising, public relations, marketing, etc. (F, Sp, Su
)

Reason For Request

The College of Liberal Studies has run out of space for new courses in its existing ‘LSTD’ prefix. CLS is adopting
several new course prefixes and renumbering most of its courses to optimize the new, multi
-
prefix system.


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LSMS 5183

LSTD 5583


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Title

Collections Management

Short Title

Collections Management

Description

Prerequisite:
graduate
standing.

5523 or permission of college.
This course will consider the place of collections
in the life of a museum; how collections mesh with the museum mission; collections policies and stewardship. It
will relate theoretical ideas on collection developme
nt and maintenance to the actualities of museum situations.
(F, Sp, Su)

Reason For Request

The College of Liberal Studies has run out of space for new courses in its existing ‘LSTD’ prefix. CLS is adopting
several new course prefixes and renumbering most of its courses to optimize the new, multi
-
prefix system.


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LSMS 5190

LSTD 5560


Title

Museum Project

Short Title

Museum Project

Description

Prerequisite:
graduate standing and permission
of dean
from CLS
advisor
.

5523 or permission of college.
May be
repeated with change of subject; maximum credit four hours. Students will develop a project in their home
museum or organization under the direction of an OU faculty member with an on
-
site supervisor or can come to
OU for a project at one of the OU
museums or special collections. (F, Sp, Su)

Reason For Request

The College of Liberal Studies has run out of space for new courses in its existing ‘LSTD’ prefix. CLS is adopting
several new course prefixes and renumbering most of its courses to optimize the new, multi
-
prefix system.


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LSMS 5313

LSTD 5533


Title

Museum Education

Short Title

Museum Education

Description

Prerequisite:
graduate standing, LSTD 5003 and LSMS 5113; or permission
of dean
from CLS advisor
.

5523 or
permission of the College.
Introduction to museum education, including object
-
based learning environments, and
theory, an understanding of which fosters the devleopment of effective motivating educational programs in
museums. (F, Sp, Su)

Reason For Request

The College of Liberal Studies has run out of space for new courses in its existing ‘LSTD’ prefix. CLS is adopting
several new course prefixes and renumbering most of its courses to optimize the new, multi
-
prefix system.


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LSMS 5333

LSTD 5593


Title

Introduction to Museum Interpretation

Short Title

Introduction

Intro
to Museum Interpretation

Description

Prerequisite:
graduate standing, LSTD 5003 and LSMS 5113; or permission
of dean
from CLS advisor.

5003
, 5013
and 5523 or permission of the dean.
Introduces students to museum interpretation as a mode of communication
intended to highlight information, emphasize the whole, and ultimately provoke curiosity about a topic, with a
variety of media, such as exhibits and programs. (F, Sp, Su)

Reason
For Request

The College of Liberal Studies has run out of space for new courses in its existing ‘LSTD’ prefix. CLS is adopting
several new course prefixes and renumbering most of its courses to optimize the new, multi
-
prefix system.


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LSMS 5403

LSTD 5543


Title

Museums and Native Cultures

Short Title

Museums and Native Cultures

Description

Prerequisite:
graduate standing,
LSTD 5003 and LSMS 5113; or permission

of dean

from CLS advisor
.

5003, 5013
and 5523 or permission of the dean.
Designed for students to understand the representational history of native
cultures in museums and the dynamic collaboration between a museum and

a culture to accomplish an
authentic and respectful presentation today. (F, Sp, Su)

Reason For Request

The College of Liberal Studies has run out of space for new courses in its existing ‘LSTD’ prefix. CLS is adopting
several new course prefixes and renumbering most of its courses to optimize the new, multi
-
prefix system.


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LSMS 5423

LSTD 5513


Title

Controversy and the World of the Museum

Short Title

Controversy
and the

&
World of
the

Museum

Description

Prerequisite:
graduate standing, LSTD 5003 and LSMS 5113; or permission
of dean
f
rom CLS advisor.

5003, 5013
and 5523 or permission of the dean.
It is crucial that the museum professionals are acquainted with some of the
most controversial exhibitions historically, as we
ll as the ones from the 1990s along with an important discussion
of the external legal, political, financial, and social forces that are crucial in influencing the course and the
outcome of the examined cases. (F, Sp, Su)

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Reason For Request

The College of Liberal Studies has run out of space for new courses in its existing ‘LSTD’ prefix. CLS is adopting
several new course prefixes and renumbering most of its courses to optimize the new, multi
-
prefix system.


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Course Inventory Change Request

LSMS 5700

LSTD 5570


Title

Advanced Topics in Museum Studies

Short Title

Advanced Topics
in

Museum Studies

Description

Prerequisite:
graduate standing, LSTD 5003 and LSMS 5113; or permission
of dean
from CLS advisor
.

5523 or
permission of College.
May be repeated with a change of content; maximum credit four hours. Topics offered
under this course number will include but not be limited to: education and public programs; legislation and
museum policies; exhibitions; museum stores, volunteers, and ass
ociations. (F, Sp, Su)

Reason For Request

The College of Liberal Studies has run out of space for new courses in its existing ‘LSTD’ prefix. CLS is adopting
several new course prefixes and renumbering most of its courses to optimize the new, multi
-
prefix system.


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Course Inventory Change Request

LSTD
5043

5903

Title

Research Methods in Interdisciplinary Studies

Short Title

Research Methods

Description

Prerequisite:
graduate standing and LSTD

5003; or permission

of dean

from CLS advisor.

5013 or permission of
the dean.
Theories and techniques of research designed to prepare MLS students to carry out individual research
on a topic within an interdisciplinary program of study. (F, Sp, Su)

Reason For Request

The College of Liberal Studies has run out of space for new courses in its existing ‘LSTD’ prefix. CLS is adopting
several new course prefixes and renumbering most of its courses to optimize the new, multi
-
prefix system.


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Course Inventory Change Request

LSTD
5083

5913

Title

Qualitative Research Methods in Interdisciplinary Studies

Short Title

Qualitative Research Methods

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Description

Prerequisite:
graduate standing and LSTD 5003; or permission of dean.

5003 or permission.
An
interdisciplinary
inquiry designed to acquaint students with qualitative research methods in
interdisciplinary study.

interprofessional human and health

services.
By the end of the course, the

The
student will be familiar with
the

the
most common
methods and

forms of qualitative research including how to design a study; ethical
issues
qualitative research.

that must be recognized and appropriately address
ed; and analysis of qualitative data.
Students will learn how to design a study; how to recognize and address ethical issues; and how to analyze
qualitative data.

(F, Sp, Su

Reason For Request

The College of Liberal Studies has run out of space for new courses in its existing ‘LSTD’ prefix. CLS is adopting
several new course prefixes and renumbering most of its courses to optimize the new, multi
-
prefix system.


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LSTD
5700

5790

Title

Advanced Topics in Interdisciplinary Studies

Short Title

Advanced Topics
in Interdisciplinary Studies


Description

Prerequisite:
graduate standing.

5013 or permission of the dean.
Intensive research on a topic related to the
student's program of study; variable topics. (F, Sp, Su)

Reason For Request

The College of Liberal Studies has run out of space for new courses in its existing ‘LSTD’ prefix. CLS is adopting
several new course prefixes and renumbering most of its courses to optimize the new, multi
-
prefix system.


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Course Inventory Change Request

LIS
5111

5561

Title

Information Systems, Sources & Services: Variable Topics

Short Title

Info Systems Variable Topics

Description

Prerequisite:
5033.

5033 and 5053.
May be repeated with change of content; maximum credit 4 hours;
information systems in scholarly disciplines and everyday life, with emphasis on the structure of information,
organizational cultures, and information
-
seeking behaviors and on
information sources and services to meet the
needs of users in a specific community. (Irreg.)

Reason For
Request

Assigning the course a number beginning with 51 aligns it with the other library related courses in the general
elective category.


Other
Comments

not crosslisted with KM or slashlisted with LIS 4000 level course


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LIS
5112

5562

Title

Information Systems, Sources & Services for Specific Communities

Short Title

Info Systems Specific Comm

Description

Prerequisite:
5033.

5033 and 5053.
Information systems in scholarly disciplines and everyday life, with emphasis
on the structure of information, organizational cultures, and information
-
seeking behaviors and on information
sources and services to meet the needs in different disciplines and

in everyday life. Special attention is given to
digital resources and services. (Irreg.)

Reason For Request

Assigning the course a number beginning with 51 aligns it with the other library related courses in the general
elective category.


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Course Inventory Change Request

LIS 5133

Title

Biomedical Bibliography and Reference Materials

Short Title

Biomedical Biblio & Reference

Description

Prerequisite:
5033

5013
or permission of instructor. Provides an in
-
depth study of the organization of medical
reference departments; reference sources in the health sciences; and the major textbooks in the basic sciences,
clinical sciences, an
d related specialties. Medical audiovisuals, periodicals, indexes and abstracts are included as
is automated searching of medical literature. Basic medical terminology is an integral part of the course and
given special consideration. (Su)

Reason For
Request

To update the course description to show 5033 as a prerequisite for the course. The 5013 course, which
originally was a prerequisite for this course, is no longer part of the SLIS curriculum.


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Course Inventory Change Request

LIS 5143

Title

Government Publications

Short Title

Government Publications

Description

Prerequisite:
5033

5013
or permission of instructor. Acquaints the student with the basic reference sources that
provide access to the publications of governmental organizations. United States government publications are
stressed. Topics include: the basic catalogs and indexes; d
epository system; acquisition, selection, organization,
use
of

and on
-
line retrieval
of

of
government publications. (Sp)

Reason For Request

To update the course description to show 5033 as a prerequisite for the course. The 5013 course, which
originally was a prerequisite for this course, is no longer part of the SLIS curriculum. This change corrects the
prerequisite for the course. All genera
l elective courses for the MLIS degree require 5033 as a prerequisite.

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Other Comments

Crosslisted with History 5143.


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Course Inventory Change Request

LIS 5173

Syllabus:
5173 LIS syllabus FA 10
-
MultiCult Lib'ship.doc

Syllabus:
5173 LIS syllabus FA 10
-
MultiCult Lib'ship.pdf

Title

Multicultural Librarianship

Social Science and Humanities Information Sources


Short Ti
tle

Multicultural Librarianship

Social Sci & Humanities Info


Description

Prerequisite:
5033.

5013.
Awareness

Information sources and systems in selected social science and humanities
disciplines, with emphasis on information
-
seeking behaviors and search s
trategies, and on the use
of
and
sensitivity

print and online sources
to
multicultural heritages; diverse information

meet
needs of
multiethnic
populations; information needs assessment and analysis; program and service planning.

different clienteles.
(Sp,

even
-
numbered years)
(Su)


Reason For Request

Course number changed to standardize the numbering of general elective courses.


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Course Inventory
Change Request

LIS 5343

Title

Archives

History of Information Transfer and Information Agencies


Short Title

Archives

History of Information Transfe


Description

Prerequisite:

5033.

Introduction to the principles and practice of collecting, servicing, a
nd arranging archival
holdings.

Includes appraisal, acquisition, arrangement and description, preservation, and administration of
institutional archives.

Attention to issues of preservation, intellectual property, and service in both physical
and digital e
nvironments.

(Sp alternating semesters)
Overview of development of graphic records, focusing on
print culture, libraries and librarianship, and the production, distribution, storage and retrieval of information
agencies in their social, cultural and
political contexts, including multicultural, interdisciplinary and international
aspects.(F)


Reason For Request

Course number being changed to standardize the numbering of general elective courses.

Other Comments

This is an LIS 5000 level course
only. It is not cross
-

or slash
-
listed.


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LIS 5453

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Title

Digital Collections

Public Relations for Libraries and
Information Centers


Short Title

Digital Collections

Community Relations & Advocacy


Description

Prerequisite:
5033, 5043, 5063.

5023, 5083 or permission of instructor.
Introduction to

Examiniation of
the
creation

communication process by which the library/information center personnel satisfy user needs
and
development of digital collections

provide/transmit information about the program objectives
and
to the
technical requirements for storage

functions to develop p
ublic awareness
and
dissemination of digital
materials.

support.
Topics will include creation, development, organization, maintenance, and use of digital
collections.

Students will explore a variety of techniques and technologies for digitizing materials;
evaluate the
strengths and limitations of current efforts in creating, collecting and organizing digital materials; and explore
the different opportunities and challenges of digital libraries, repositories, and archives.

(Sp)

Involves as
audiences:the user
s, the library/information center staff, general public, governance entities, political
representatives, educational and service agencies, and professional organizations.(F, Su)


Reason For Request

This course offers a technologically oriented course
in digital collections which, in contrast to other LIS schools,
OU SLIS does not currently offer on a regular basis. The course has been well
-
subscribed as a special topics
course but has moved from a current interest special topics course to an accepted a
nd integrated topic in the
field’s body of knowledge. The course supports the School’s strategic direction in digital curation. Creating a
slashlisted course will provide additional in
-
house offerings for BAIS students.


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Course Inventory Change Request

LIS
5563

5443

Title

Archival Appraisal

Short Title

Archival Appraisal

Description

Prerequisite: 5033,
5053, 5063

5423,
and
5323.

5053.
Evaluation and examination of contributions of key figures
in development of archival appraisal theory; identification and evaluation of distinct movements in archival
appraisal; identification of cultural, political, sociological, and technological moveme
nts that can have impact on
appraisal methodologies; development of effective appraisal strategies for a variety of communities. (Irreg.)

Reason For Request

Assigning the course a number beginning with 55 aligns it with the number assigned to the
other courses in the
access to knowledge structures guided elective category.


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Course Inventory Change Request

LIS
5633

5433

Title

Design and Implementation of Web
-
based Information Services

Short Title

Design/Implement of Web Info

Description

Prerequisite:
5033

5003
and 5043.
Design fundamentals for web
-
based information services.
Design
fundamentals for web
-
based

Emphasis on netw
orked information,
information
services; information services;
implementation of storage, access,

architecture,
and
distribution systems; knowledge representation methods;
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metadata

usability, based on analysis
and
information structures;

evaluation of curr
ent
connectivity
infrastructure;

infrastructure and
characteristics and behavior of networked
audiences; systems use and
usability.

audiences.
(F)

Reason For Request

Course title and number changed to provide the same title and slashlisted number for the graduate and
undergraduate courses, which, with this change, will become slashlisted.

Other Comments

Crosslisted with Knowledge Management 5633; slashlisted with
LIS 4633


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Course Inventory Change Request

LIS 5683

Title

Database Design for Information Organizations

Short Title

Database Des for Info Orgs

Description

Prerequisite:

KM/LIS 5683 Database Design for Information Organizations (crosslisted with Knowledge
Management 5683) (slashlisted with LIS 4683) Prerequisite:
5033. Introduction to the theory and application of
database design
including

includin
g,
information storage and retrieval, data modeling, record structure, data
normalization, data security, relational database models, query language, client
-
server systems, data
warehousing and data mining. The social, technological and organizational need
s in database design will be
examined. No student may earn credit for both 4683 and 5683. (Sp)

Reason For Request

This course provides an advanced approach to database creation and implementation by presenting the
theoretical structures as well as a
hands
-
on approach to database analysis, planning, modeling and search
methods common in information organization settings. Slash
-
listing the course will bring the opportunity for
graduate students to apply technology to practice while undergraduates will b
e exposed to the theoretical
considerations of database design.

Other Comments

Crosslisted with KM 5683 and slashlisted with LIS 4683; graduate credit for KM/LIS 5683 and undergraduate
credit for LIS 4683.


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New Course Proposal

PHIL 5023

Syllabus:
PHIL 5023 syllabus.pdf

Title

Survey of Analytic Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art

Short Title

Analytic
Aesthetics
-
Phil

Aesthetics
-
Philosophy
of Art

Description

PHIL 5023, Survey of Analytic Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art.
Prerequisite: graduate standing. Survey of major
philosophical topics in aesthetics and the philosophy of art. Topics include the ontology of art, int
erpretation, the
value of artworks, the relationship between aesthetic and moral value, and aesthetic experience in everyday life.
No student may earn credit for both 4023 and 5023. (Irreg.)

Reason For Request

Aesthetics and the philosophy of art is a core discipline in philosophy; there are no graduate courses in this
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discipline currently in the curriculum.

Other Comments

Slashlisted with PHIL 4023.

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New Course Proposal

Viewing:
PHIL 6023

Title

Seminar in Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art

Short Title

Aesthetics & Philosophy of Art

Description

PHIL

6023, Seminar in Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art.
Prerequisite: graduate standing. May be repeated with
change of content; maximum credit 12 hours. Intensive seminar on a topic in aesthetics and the philosophy of
art. (Irreg.)

Reason For Request

Aesthetics and the philosophy of art is a core discipline in philosophy; there are no graduate courses in this
discipline currently in the curriculum.

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Course Inventory Change Request

P SC 5053

Title

Agenda
-
Setting

Foundations
in Public Policy

Short Title

Agenda
-
Setting

Foundations in Public Policy


Description

Prerequisite: graduate standing.
This class will focus on agenda
-
setting and policy change
-

that is, how policy
agendas are determined and their impact on policy change.

In so doing, we will examine

A course that surveys
theories and methods in
the
role that various actors play (including

study of
public
administrators), the impact
of focusing
events, political institutions, and the media.

policy. It examines alternative approaches to the study
of public policy and alternative frameworks.In addition, Students will explore how researchers have applied
theories and methods to substantive areas of
public policy.
(Irreg.)

Reason For Request

This course has been taught as a problems number for a few semesters and needed a permanent number. The
current 5053 is being moved to 6133.


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Course Inventory Change Request

P SC 5143

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Title

Program Evaluation
& Applied Policy Analysis


Short Title

Program Evaluation

Description

Prerequisite:

Graduate standing.

Methodology of planning and
evaluating

evaluation of
government
policies
and

programs. Emphasizes research design,
economic analysis of public policies

especially experimental
and
programs,

quasi
-
experimental design,
and
alternative
methods for handling threats to validity
of

of
research
results.
(F)

Includes measurement problems, control of variables, and the politics of program planning and
evaluation.(Sp)


Reason For Request

Updating course title and description.


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Course Inventory Change Request

P SC 5213

Title

Risk, Public Policy, and Law

Administrative Law


Short Title

Risk, Public Policy, and Law

Administrative Law


Description

Prerequisite:

graduate standing.

This seminar will focus on how concepts of risk serve to justify and shape
public policies, legal rules, and risk management practices.

It will introduce some of

With appellate court
decisio
ns and other analytical materials,
the
primary methods for analyzing potentially risky policies and
managing risk.

relationships between regulatory agencies and the public are developed; the consideration of
such subjects as the delegation of powers, the e
lements of fair administrative procedures, and the judicial
control of administrative determinations.
We will begin with a focus on the definition of risk as it applies to
public policy, and as it has been used to analyze and inform policies and laws desig
ned to address risks.

We
will then turn to the differences between formal assessments of risk and the “perceived risks” and social,
political and institutional responses that typically drive public policy.

These concepts will then be applied to a
set of sp
ecific cases in current public policies that involve the intersection of environmental, energy, natural
disaster, and security concerns.

(Irreg.)

(F)


Reason For Request

This course has been taught using the problems number. Since the current title
hasn't been taught in a few years,
the department is changing it to the new course that will be taught every few semesters.


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Course Inventory Change
Request

P SC 5313

Title

Urban
Politics

Management

Short Title

Urban
Politics

Management

Description

Prerequisite:

Graduate standing.

In this course, we will examine differing theories as to how urban
governance, administration,and politics actually
operate.

Included in this examination are a variety

Concepts,
processes and techniques
of
major issues related to

managing
urban
governance and administration including
intergovernmental relations, urban service delivery, fragmentation

political systems to

include problems
of
urban areas between cities

leadership, decision making, conflict resolution, group behavior, developmental
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methods
and
suburbs, the rise of sunbelt cities, urban sprawl, racism, poverty, crime, and national urban
policy.

strategies.
We

will also examine broader visions and proposals to revitalize and enhance urban living.

Finally, we will consider the current state of urban politics and where it might go in the future.

(Irreg.)

Reason For Request

The Urban Politics course has been
offered as a problems number instead of teaching Urban Management. It is
unlikely that the current Urban Management course will be taught in the future so we would like to change to
course to Urban Politics.


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Course Inventory Change Request

P SC 5693

Title

Political Economy of China

Intelligence:Process, Policy, and Management


Short Title

Political Economy of China

Intelligence


Description

Prerequisite: graduate standing or permission of instructor.
This course explores debates over the political
economy of China.

We examine theories of institutional change and economic performance, state capacity and
political development, rent
-
seeking and
corruption, and class formation and collective action.

How do China’s
reforms over the past three decades confirm or challenge the assumptions and propositions central to these
established social science theories?

How have recent studies of political econo
my in China advanced our
understanding of these theories or suggested new approaches to the study of comparative political economy?

We will address these and other core questions as we cover topics such as popular protest, global capitalism,
corruption, an
d the nature of one
-
party rule in China.

Explores issues associated with the role of intelligence in
a democratic society by focusing on the U.S.intelligence community.Areas of inquiry include:the role of
intelligence in national security, the major elemen
ts of intelligence, the major organizations within the
intelligence community, future threats, oversight, and policy issues.
(Irreg.)

Reason For Request

The School of International and Area Studies is going to have a new course and they, along with
Political Science,
would like to crosslist the course so that MA and PhD students in Political Science can take this course.

Other Comments

This course will be crosslisted with IAS 5693.


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Course Inventory Change Request

P SC 5953

Title

Qualitative Research Methods

Special Topics in Methods and Inquiry


Short Title

Qualitative Research Methods

Special Topics
-
Methods/Inquiry


Description

Prerequisite:
5913 or permission of instructor.

This course provides graduate
-
level training in qualitative
research methods as preparation for dissertation research.

The course begins by orienting students towards
research traditions and epistemological i
ssues.

It then considers a range of options for designing research and
achieving causal inference.

The last third of the course covers concrete tools that researchers may deploy
while conducting fieldwork.

5913.Specialized topics in research methodology,
statistics and the philosophy of
inquiry.
(Irreg.)

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Reason For Request

This course provides a survey of qualitative research design and methods. It is intended for graduate students
who will be undertaking qualitative fieldwork for their dissertation
research. This course would become part of
the regular course rotation, provide students with training and research design experience appropriate for
political scientists.


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New Course Proposal

P SC 6133

Status: Active

Title

Foundations in Public Policy

Short Title

Foundations in Public Policy

Description

Prerequisite: Graduate standing or permission of instructor. This course is meant to give students a broad
overview of the public policy literature. We examine the historical underpinnings of the subfield and familiarize
ourselves with its evol
ution. The course is not substantive in the sense of studying particular policy areas (e.g.,
environmental, education), but rather focuses on the frameworks and theories scholars have developed to
understand the policy process generally. Both theoretical a
nd empirical research are reviewed in an effort to
examine the “big picture.” (Irreg.)

Reason For Request

The department would like this class to be an introduction to the field of public policy that is more theoritically
oriented than a 5000 level
course.

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New Course Proposal

S WK 5123

Syllabus:
SWK 5123 Genomics for SWK Practice_SU10_Fritz.pdf

Title

Genomics in Social Work Practice

Short Title

Genomics in Social Work Practice

Des
cription

Prerequisite: Graduate standing in social work or permission of instructor. The primary focus of this course is on
examining current knowledge of the contributions of genetic and environmental factors as determinants of
health and behavior and the

impact of genetically influenced diseases on the individual
s

and their family.
Genomics and policy implications for public health and ethical
consideration will be explored.

Reason For Request

Currently taught under S WK 5170 Special Topics, want to
assign a permanent number.


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New Course Proposal

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S WK 5153

Syllabus:
S WK 5153 Seminar in Community Health.pdf

Title

Seminar on Community Health

Short Title

Seminar on Community Health

Description

Prerequisite: Graduate standing in social work or permission of instructor. This is an intensive course that
immerses students within the OU
-
Tulsa School of Community Medicine’s Summer Institute. The course combines
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New Course Proposal

S WK 5213

Syllabus:
S WK 5213 Infant Mental Health.pdf

Title

Infant Mental Health

Short
Title

Infant Mental Health

Description

Prerequisite: Graduate standing in social work or permission of instructor. This course provides an overview of
clinical and policy information necessary to effectively assess and provide treatment for children ages

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Course Inventory Change Request

SOC 5283

Title

Fundamentals of

Advanced
Sociological Statistics
I

Short Title

Fund
.

of

Advanced
Sociological Stats
I

Description

Prerequisite: 3123, 3963, or graduate standing, or permission of instructor. Advanced statistical concepts and
analysis; analysis of variance and covariance; multiple regression analysis; use of computers for statistical
analysis. (F)

Reason For
Request

To make course name consistent with progression of other required statistics courses.


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Course Inventory Change Request

SOC 6233

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Title

Advanced Sociological Statistics
II

Short Title

Adv Sociological Statistics
II

Description

Prerequisite:
5283, 5293 and 5483.

5283 and 5293.
Specialized treatment of theoretical and applied topics in
research methodology for advanced students. Primary f
ocus is placed upon survey research.
(F)

(Su)


Reason For Request

To make course name consistent with progression of other required statistics courses.


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Course Inventory Change Request

W S 5013

Title

Women's
and Gender

Studies Internship

Short Title

Graduate

Women's Studies
Internship

Description

Prerequisite: graduate standing, permission of instructor, and an approved graduate women's
and gender

studies course. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Students must relate their academic experience to
women's
or gender

issues by working with a n
on
-
profit organization
or

or
project. Academic credit is based on
the site supervisor's report and a substantial paper relating to the internship
experience.(F, Sp, Su)

experience.
No student may earn credit for both 4013 and 5013.(F, Sp, Su)


Reason
For Request

To make the course title reflect the recent change in the program name; to remove the restriction that a student
cannot receive credit for both W S 4013 and W S 5013 because the program has recently added a graduate
certificate in Women's and G
ender Studies.


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Course Inventory Change Request

W S 5120

Title

Interdisciplinary Course in Women's
and Gender

Studies

Short Title

Graduate
Interdisciplinary

Women's Studies Course


Description

1 to 3 hours.
Prerequisite: appropriate standing.
1 to 3 hours.

May be repeated in a given department, maximum
credit nine hours, provided that the course title and content is different in each instance
.

Reason For Request

To have the name of this interdisciplinary course reflect the recent change in the program name.


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Course Inventory Change
Request

ZOO 4034

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Title

Mammalogy

Short Title

Mammalogy

Description

Prerequisite:
1124, or 1114 and 1121; and Biology 1134.

eight hours of zoology or permission of
instructor.
Classification, distribution and natural history of mammals with emphasis on Oklahoma species.
Mammals are collected and prepared for scientific collections. Field trips. Some overnight camping.
Laboratory.

Laboratory
(F even
-
numbered years)

Reason For

Request

The prerequisites for this course needed to be updated to reflect specific courses rather than a generic amount
of biological science hours.


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Course Inventory Change Request

ZOO 4044

Title

Ornithology

Short Title

Ornithology

Description

Prerequisite:
ZOO 1124, or ZOO 1114 and 1121; and BIOL 1134.

eight hours of zoology or permission of
instructor.
Biology of birds. Identification of birds in North America with emphasis on Oklahoma; relationships,
natural history and behavior or birds. Field trips. Laboratory (Sp odd
-
numbered years)

Reason For Request

The prerequisites for this course needed to
be updated to reflect specific courses rather than a generic amount
of biological science hours.


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Course Inventory Change Request

ZOO 4073

Title

General Entomology

Short Title

General Entomology

Description

Prerequisite:
Sophomore standing, and 1114 and 1121, or Biology 1134, or Botany 1114, or Biology 1005, or
permission of instructor.

eight hours of zoology, 2094 recommended.
Introduction to t
he world of insects.
Morphological and physiological adaptations; taxonomy, life histories, and methods of collection. Field trips.
Laboratory.

Laboratory
(F)

Reason For Request

The prerequisites for this course needed to be updated to reflect
specific courses rather than a generic amount
of biological science hours.


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Course Inventory Change Request

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ZOO 4213

Title

Neurobehavioral Development

Short Title

Neurobehavioral Development

Description

Prerequisite:
1124, or

12 hours of biology including
1114 and
1121; and Biology 1134.

1121 or 1124.
Specific
developmental issues will be discussed from both the behavioral and biological levels of analysis. Cannot be
taken for credit if 6213 has been previously taken. (Irreg.)

Reason For Request

The prerequisites for this course needed to be
updated to reflect specific courses rather than a generic amount
of biological science hours.


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Course Inventory Change Request

ZOO 4493

Title

Ichthyology

Short Title

Ichthyology

Description

Prerequisite:
1124, or 1114 and 1121; and Biology 1134.

eight hours of zoology.
Taxonomy, morphology, ecology
and distribution of fishes, with emphasis on those of the region.
Laboratory.

Laboratory
(F
-
eve
n numbered
years)


Credit Hours

Contact Hours

3
,
0



3
,
0


Reason For Request

The prerequisites for this course needed to be updated to reflect specific courses rather than a generic amount
of biological
science hours.


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Course Inventory Change Request

ZOO 4653

Title

Parasitology

Short Title

Parasitology

Description

Prerequisite:
1124, or 1114 and
1121; and Biology 1134.

Eight hours of biological sciences.
Parasitology is an
introduction to the biological relationships known as parasitism. Although there are many different types of
parasites, this course will focus on primarily protozoan and helminth
es parasites that cause disease in humans
and domestic animals.
Laboratory

(Sp odd
-
numbered years)


Credit Hours


Contact Hours


3
,
0



3
,
0


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Reason For
Request

The prerequisites for this course needed to be updated to reflect specific courses rather than a generic amount
of biological science hours. Additionally the course description needed to reflect that this course has a laboratory
component.


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Course Inventory Change Request

ZOO 4913

Title

Quantitative Biology

Short Title

Quantitative Biology

Description

Prerequisite:
1124, or 1114 and
1121; and Biology 1134;

12 hours of biological sciences;
a course in statistics
recommended. Techniques for complex data analysis and experimental design. No laboratory. (F)

Reason For Request

The prerequisites for this course needed to be updated to
reflect specific courses rather than a generic amount
of biological science hours.


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Course Inventory Change Request

ZOO 5093

Title

Evolutionary Ecology

Short Title

Evolutionary Ecology

Description

Prerequisite:
Graduate standing,

12 hours of biology, including 3013,
or
2013 or permission of instructor.

permission.
Study of ecological forces important in evolutionary change in plants and animals. Evolution of sex,
breeding systems, life history, speciation, coevolution of animal/plant interactions. (F even
-
numbered years)

Reason For Request

The prerequisites for

this course needed to be updated to reflect specific courses rather than a generic amount
of biological science hours.


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Course Invent
ory Change R
equest

ZOO 5204

Title

Vertebrate Paleobiology

Short Title

Vertebrate Paleobiology

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Description

Prerequisite: graduate standing and permission of instructor. Systematics, relationships, zoogeography and
evolutionary morphology of the major groups of vertebrates. Field trips. No student may earn credit for both
4204 and 5204. Laboratory (Sp odd
-
number
ed years)


Credit Hours

Contact Hours


4
,
0




4
,
0


Reason For Request

The prerequisites for this course needed to be updated to reflect the need for graduate standing.


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Course Inventory Change Request

ZOO 5403

Title

Population Ecology

Short Title

Population Ecology

Description

Prerequisite:
Graduate standing.

3403, 4913 or equivalent.
History, demography, environmental factors, density
-
dependent factors, genetics and population ecology, theories of population and c
ommunity organization (ideas
of Elton, Williams, Preston, MacArthur, Smith, Hairston, and Slodbodkin). No laboratory. (Sp even
-
numbered
years)

Reason For Request

The prerequisites for this course needed to be updated to reflect the need for graduate standing.


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Course Inventory Change Request

ZOO 5423

Title

Stream Ecology

Short Title

Stream Ecology

Description

Prerequisite:
graduate standing or

permission of
the
instructor. A combined lecture/laboratory course that
focuses on the physical, chemical, and biological features of stream ecosystems, including
current theories
explaining species interactions and stream function. Course requirements/evaluation including a midterm and
final examination, individual research papers and presentations, participation in group laboratory and field
experiments, and readi
ng and discussing the primary literature. No student may earn credit for both 4423 and
5423. Laboratory. (F
-
odd numbered years)

Reason For Request

The prerequisites for this course needed to be updated to reflect graduate standing or permission of
instructor.

Other Comments

Slashlisted with 4423.


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Course Inventory Change Request

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ZOO 5443

Title

Physiological Ecology

Short Title

Physiological Ecology

Description

Prerequisite:
permission of instructor.

12 hours of biology, including a course in physiology and in ecology, or
permission.
A study of the physiological adjustments made by animals to changes in their external environment.
(Sp)

Reason For Request

The prerequisites for this course needed to be updated to reflect specific courses rather than a generic amount
of biological
science hours.


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Course Inventory Change Request

ZOO 5453

Title

Advanced Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Short Title

Advanced Ecology/Evol Biology

Description

Prerequisite:
3403.

general ecology.
Required for students in the ecology and evolutionary biology doctoral
program. An introduction to current research opportunities and research programs in ecology and evolutionary
biology at the University of

Oklahoma. Specific topics and lecturers will vary from week to week to give students
a broad overview of ongoing research projects. (F)

Reason For Request

The prerequisites for this course needed to be updated to reflect a specific course.


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Course Inventory Change Request

ZOO 5483

Title

Fish Ecology

Short Title

Fish Ecology

Description

Prerequisite:
1124, or 1114 and 1121; and Biology
1134, or permission of instructor.

12 hours of zoology,
including 3403, or permission.
Emphasizes fundamental ecology of freshwater and marine fishes worldwide.
Focus will be on the historical literature and development of fish ecology, as well as modern co
mparative and
experimental approaches in distributional ecology, fish community structure/function, abiotic and biotic
interactions affecting fishes, and direct and indirect effects of fishes in ecosystems.
(F odd
-
numbered years)

(Sp
each third year, Norma
n; Su on demand, Biological Station)


Credit Hours

Contact Hours

3

3

This course is not repeatable

Reason For Request

The prerequisites for this course needed to be updated to reflect specific courses rather than a generic amount
of biological
science hours.

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Course Inventory Change Request

ZOO 5494

Title

Biology of Fishes

Short Title

Biology of Fishes

Description

Prerequisite:
4463 or
permission of instructor.

12 hours of zoology, permission; 4462 recommended.
Natural
history and ecology of freshwater fishes. Field trips.
Laboratory.

Laboratory
(F odd
-
numbered years)


Credit Hours


Contact Hours


4
,
0



4
,
0


Reason For Request

The prerequisites for this course needed to be updated to reflect specific courses rather than a generic amoun
t
of biological science hours.


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Course Inventory Change Request

ZOO 5503

Title

An Introduction to Fish Culture

Short Title

Introduction to Fish Culture

Description

Prerequisite:
4463 or permission of instructor.

12 hours of biology, permission.
Principles of warm water fish
culture, practical culture and field trips.
Laboratory.

Laboratory
(F even
-
numbered years)


Credit Hours

Contact Hours


3
,
0



3
,
0


Reason For Request

The prerequisites for this course needed to be updated to reflect specific
courses rather than a generic amount
of biological science hours.


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Course Inventory Change Request

ZOO 5753

Title

Principles of Phylogenetics

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Short
Title

Principles of Phylogenetics

Description

Prerequisite:
2013 and 3333.

permission of instructor.
Theory and practice of inferring evolutionary history from
molecular and morphological data. Applications of the phylogenetic approach in systematics, com
parative
biology, molecular evolution, and genomics will be covered. No student may earn credit for both 4753 and 5753.
(F even
-
numbered years)
(Sp odd
-
numbered years)


Reason For Request

The prerequisites for this course needed to be updated to reflect

specific courses rather than a generic amount
of biological science hours.

Other Comments

Slashlisted with 4753.


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Course Inventory Change Request

ZOO 5863

Title

Neural Control of Movement

Short Title

Neural Control of Movement

Description

Prerequisite:
3103 or 3113 or 4833/5833 or

permission of instructor. Introduction to neural control of
movement through reading and discussion of key original

research articles from the 19th century to the present.
Students lead discussions and write essays addressing a general question, utilizing data from the articles;
students

stduents
in 5863 write an additional essay. Topics include localization of functio
n, sensory vs. central
contributions, roles of single neurons, effects of neuromodulators, and motor learning. No student may earn
credit for both 4863 and 5863.
(Sp)

(F)


Reason For Request

The prerequisites for this course needed to be updated to
reflect specific courses rather than a generic amount
of biological science hours.

Other Comments

Slashlisted with 4863.


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Course Inventory Change
Request

ZOO 5893

Title

Neuroethology

Short Title

Neuroethology

Description

Prerequisite:
3103 or 3113 or 4833/5833 or permission of instructor.

Permission of the instructor.
This course
will bring together the study of natural animal behavior (ethology) with the study of the neural control of
behavior (neuro
-
). It will use a textbook and some lectures, as well as in
-
depth reading and discussion of research
articles. No student

may earn credit for both 4893 and
5893.

5893 (F)
(F)


Reason For Request

The prerequisites for this course needed to be updated to reflect specific courses rather than a generic amount
of biological science hours.

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Other Comments

Slashlisted with
4893.


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Course Inventory Change Request

ZOO 5970

Title

Special Topics in Zoology

Short Title

Special Topics in Zoology

Description

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite:
permission of instructor.

three courses in general area to be studied or permission of
instructor.
May be repeated with change of topic; maximum credit 12 hours. Special
topics

topic
course; may
include laboratory or field work.
(Sp, Su)

Reason For Request

The prerequisites for this course needed to be updated to reflect specific courses rather than a generic amount
of biological science hours.




Course Inventory Change Request

ZOO 5990

Title

Independent Study

Short
Title

Independent Study

Description

1 to 6 hours. Prerequisite:
permission of instructor.

permission.
May be repeated in different fields; maximum
credit 12 hours. Directed readings. Written report required. No laboratory. (F, Sp, Su)

Reason For
Request

The prerequisites for this course needed to be updated to reflect that permission needs to come from the
instructor.



Course Inventory Change Request

ZOO 6970

Title

Seminar

Short Title

Seminar

Description

1 to 4 hours. Prerequisite:
graduate standing and permission of instructor.

15 hours of zoology, permission.
May
be repeated; maximum credit 12 hours; no more than six hours may be in any one field. No laboratory. (F, Sp, Su)

Reason For Request

The prerequisites for this course
needed to be updated to reflect specific courses rather than a generic amount
of biological science hours.