SUMMER 2016

N-Nursing

Nf354 Spanish for Health Professionals (first session) (89230)
Basic Spanish language skills and phrases related to nursing activities. Prerequisite: Nursing 310 or consent of instructor.
May be counted toward the cultural diversity flag requirement.
Offered on the letter-grade basis only.
Time TTH 1-5P Nur 1.110 Guillet De Gutierrez, N

N s392P HLTH POLICY/PROG PLANNING/EVAL (first session) (89255)
Open to all University graduate students.
Exploration of multilevel health care policy implementation, program development, and outcome evaluation. Focus on the application of policies from macro-level to micro-level systems.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing; and Nursing 392E or the equivalent, or consent of instructor.
TTH 1P-5P NUR 1.112 Acton, G

Advertising

ADV F 378 HEALTH COMMUNICATION-WB (72625) FIRST SESSION
Survey and analysis of current advertising issues and practices.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Course number may be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Taught as a Web-based course.
TTH 10 AM-2PM Mackert, Michaels

Applied Learning & Development

ALD F 322 INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES (First session) (73705)
ALD S 322 INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES (Second session) (73730)
Introduction to individual differences among people through the life span. Examines areas of exceptionality within the context of typical development: current research trends; theoretical and legal considerations; and practice-related issues, including family involvement, cultural and linguistic diversity, and educational perspectives. Orientation to assistive technology.
Prerequisite: Three semester hours of coursework in psychology.
MTWTH 9A-12P SZB 292
Additional hour(s) to be arranged.

CMS Communication Studies

CMS S 332K THEORIES OF PERSUASION (second session) (73390)
A study of motivational factors involved in persuasive speaking to secure belief and action.
Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
MTW 12:30-3P BMC 3.206 Donavan, Erin

EDC- Curriculum & Instruction

EDC F 385G COLLABORATION (First session) (73835)
Advanced investigations of selected topics and problems in curriculum theory, program design, and research design at one of the following levels: elementary school, secondary school, higher education, all-level.
Some topics are offered on the credit/no credit basis only; these are identified in the Course Schedule.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.
Course number may be repeated for credit when the topics vary.
Topic description: Strategies such as collaborative consultation and teamwork models, which are used to improve learning outcomes for students with diverse learning needs.
MTWTh 1:30-4P SZB 284

EDP-Educational Psychology

EDP f363 3-HUMAN SEXUALITY (First session) (2 sections)
Selected approaches to the study of the dynamics of behavior, its antecedents and its appraisal.
Prerequisite: Psychology 301 or another introductory behavioral science course.
Course number may be repeated for credit when the topics vary.
Includes research requirement; see headnote.
(74480) MTWTHF 10-11:30AM UTC 3.124 Brownstein, L.

PHR-Pharmacy

PHR W 350K DRUGS IN OUR SOCIETY (whole session) (89465)
Survey of drug development, distribution, and safety, including therapeutic categories of drugs, their actions and abuse potential, and the sociological aspects of drug use. Essay papers required.
Pharmacy 310K and 350K may not both be counted. Not open to students in the professional pharmacy curriculum and may notbe counted toward the professional elective requirement in pharmacy.
Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
May be counted toward the writing flag requirement.
TTH 1P-3:15P PHR 2.114 Rush, S.

Psy-Psychology

PSY S 332 BEHAVIORAL NEUROSCIENCE (second session)(85185)
Neuroscientific study of behavioral functions: fundamental structure and function of the human nervous system, sensory systems and perception, motor systems and behavior, motivation and learning, brain disorders and maladaptive behavior.
Prerequisite: For psychology majors, upper-division standing and Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each; for nonmajors, upper-division standing, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: Biology 318M, Civil Engineering 311S, Economics 329, Educational Psychology 371, Electrical Engineering 351K, Government 350K, Mathematics 316, 362K, Mechanical Engineering 335, Psychology 317, Sociology 317L, Social Work 318, Statistics 309, Statistics and Scientific Computation 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 318
MTWTHF 11:30-1:00A NOA 1.102 Gonzales-Lima, F

PSY F 333C CONTROVERSIAL ISSUES IN DEVEL (first session) (85050)
An exploration of questions in developmental psychology that are currently in dispute. Topics may include stem cell research, treatment of juveniles in the legal system, physician-assisted suicide, and methods of sex education.
Psychology 333C and 341K (Topic: Controversial Issues in Development) may not both be counted.
Prerequisite: For psychology majors, upper-division standing and Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each; for nonmajors, upper-division standing, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: Biology 318M, Civil Engineering 311S, Economics 329, Educational Psychology 371, Electrical Engineering 351K, Government 350K, Mathematics 316, 362K, Mechanical Engineering 335, Psychology 317, Sociology 317L, Social Work 318, Statistics 309, Statistics and Scientific Computation 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 318.
MTWTHF 1P-2:30P SEA 3.250 Repp, A

SW- Social Work

S W n360K LOSS & GRIEF: INDIV/FAM PERSP (9-week session) (92010)
A tutorial and seminar course designed to enable each student to undertake intensive study of selected aspects of social welfare practice. Topics include child abuse and neglect, chemical dependency, African American family, gerontology, and social work and the law.
Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.
TTH 2P-4:30P Sparks, D

S W n360K TREATMENT OF CHEM DEPENDENCE (9-week session) (90730) 
A tutorial and seminar course designed to enable each student to undertake intensive study of selected aspects of social welfare practice. Topics include child abuse and neglect, chemical dependency, African American family, gerontology, and social work and the law.
Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.
MW 1:30-4PM SSW 2.116 Shorkey, C

SOC-Sociology

SOC S 354K SOCIOLOGY OF HEALTH & ILLNESS (Second Session) (86035)
Application of sociological concepts and principles to the study of health professions, medical institutions, community medical organization, and the distribution of illness.
Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
MTWTHF 10:00A-11:30A SAC 5.102 Perez, M

STA-Statistics

STA S 380 17-PREDICTIVE MODELING (Second session) (71870)
Selected topics in the applications of statistical methods to business problems. Introduction to statistical methods for prediction including regression analysis, logistic and multinominal regression, classification and regression trees, bias-variance trade-off, cross validation, variable selection, principal component regression and partial least squares regression.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing; additional prerequisites vary with the topic.
MTWTTH 10A-12P GBS 5.142A  Carvalho, Carlos

SDS- Statistics and Data Sciences

SDS S 321 INTRO TO PROBABIL & STATISTICS (Second session) (89125)
Covers fundamentals of probability, combinatorics, discrete and continuous random variables, jointly distributed random variables, and limit theorems. Using probability to introduce fundamentals of statistics, including Bayesian and classical inference.
Only one of the following may be counted: Mathematics 362K, Statistics and Data Sciences 321, Statistics and Scientific Computation 321.
Prerequisite: The following with a grade of at least C-: Computer Science 311, 313K, Mathematics 325K, or the equivalent; and Mathematics 408C, 408K, or 408N.
MTWTHF 1P-2:30P UTC 4.110 Hersh, M

 

SPRING 2016

 

Nursing

Course Name: N 395 Community-Based Participation Research

Unique Number: 57685

Day/Time: TH 2:30-5:30pm

Location: NUR 5.150      

Instructor: KIM, MIYONG

Prerequisite: Graduate standing. Some topics also require consent of instructor; these are identified in the Course Schedule.

Course Information: Areas of special interest.

 

Course Name: N 354 Spanish for Health Care Professionals

Unique Number: 57030                 

Day/Time: THURS, 400 to 700p

Location: NUR 5.178

Instructor: to be announced

Prerequisite: Nursing 310 or consent of instructor

Course Information: Basic Spanish language skills and phrases related to nursing activities.

 

Course Name: N389H AG-CNS: Diagnosis & Management of Adult-Gerontological Health Problems
Unique Number: 57485

Day/Time: Mon, 9:00am to 12:00pm
Location: NUR  5.174

Instructor: Dr. Innerarity

PREREQUISITES: Graduate standing & consent of the instructor call (512) 471-4183
Course Information: This seminar course offers theoretical and clinical content for medical management of health problems for adult-gerontological patients. Students learn pattern recognition, critical thinking, analysis, diagnostic testing, differential medical diagnosis and medical management of common adult-gerontological health problems using an interprofessional team approach.
This course is appropriate as support course for interprofessional graduate students including: advance-practice nursing, pharmacy, medicine, and clinical psychology.
This course uses case based studies of adult chronic and acute illness, with an emphasis on diagnostic evaluation and medical management.

 

Course Name: N395: Informatics for Healthcare Professionals (Web Based)
Unique Number: 57690

Day/Time:
Location:

Instructor: RADHAKRISHNAN, KAVITA and XIE, BO

PREREQUISITES: Graduate standing; some topics also require consent of instructor.

 

Anthropology

Course Name: ANT 324L Biomedicine, Ethics, & Culture

Unique Number: 30340

Day/Time: TUES, THU, 930 to 1100a

Location: RLM 7.114

Instructor: TRAPHAGAN, JOHN W

Prerequisite: Varies with the topic.

 

Bridging Disciplines

Course Name: BDP 329 Ethics, Law, and Health Care

Unique Number: 61385

Day/Time: Mon, 1200 to 300p

Location: MAI 220B

Instructor: WINSLADE, WILLIAM J

Prerequisite: Upper-division standing; additional prerequisites vary with the topic.

Course Information: Discussion of contemporary issues related to the topics of a Bridging Disciplines Program, with an emphasis on interdisciplinary perspectives, research, and critical discourse

 

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Course Name: CSD 175N Deaf Education Seminar

Unique Number: 06840

Day/Time: THU, 500 to 600p

Location: BMC 3.204

Instructor: BERNSTEIN, MARK E

Prerequisite: Upper-division standing. May be repeated for credit.

Course Information: Discussion of selected topics in social, political, and educational aspects of deafness.

 

Communication Studies

Course Name: CMS 330 Interpersonal Health Communication

Unique Number: 07345

Day/Time: MON, WED, FRI, 1100a to 1200p

Location: CMA 6.170

Instructor: DONOVAN, ERIN E

Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Course Information: The fundamental interpersonal communication processes that are involved in managing physical and mental health. Includes stigma and illness identity, social support, patient-provider communication, end-of-life care, and health education.

May be counted toward the writing flag requirement.

 

Course Name: CMS 332K Theories of Persuasion

Unique Number: 07355

Day/Time: MON, WED, FRI, 1000a to 1100a

Location: CMA 2.306

Instructor: DONOVAN, ERIN E

Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Course Information: A study of motivational factors involved in persuasive speaking to secure belief and action.

 

Educational Administration

Course Name: EDA 393D Law and Disabilities

Unique Number: 10290

Day/Time: TUES, 700 to 1000p

Location: SZB 360A

Instructor:

Prerequisite: Graduate standing. Master’s level or doctoral level students

Course Information: Issues of law and policy associated with serving people with disabilities, with emphasis on federal legislation.   This course is taught from an educational background as well as a policy-focused and practitioner-focused perspective.

 

Health Education

Course Name: HED 395 7- Foundations of Epidemiology

Unique Number: 11090

Day/Time: THURS, 100 to 400p

Location: UTA 6.300

Instructor: KOHL, HAROLD W III

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Course Information: Group and individual studies of advanced topics; critique and synthesis of research findings and of literature.

 

Information Studies

Course Name: INF 385N Consumer Health Informatics

Unique Number: 27500

Day/Time: WEDS, 300 to 600p

Location: UTA 1.212

Instructor: ZHANG, YAN

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Course Information: Investigation of informatics movements around the world and in various disciplines and professions, such as biomedicine, nursing, public health, education, business, law, and public affairs.

Course number may be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

 

Pharmacy

Course Name: PHR 370C Communication Skills for Health Professionals
Unique Number: 58310                   

Day/Time: WEDS, FRI, 1000 to 1130a

Location: PHR 2.208

Instructor: ERICKSON, CARLTON K

Course Information: Designed for pharmacy, pre-pharmacy, premedical, predental, and nursing students. Enhancement of verbal communication skills for professional and public presentations, patient consultations, and interviewing.

 

Course Name: PGS 388K Advanced Pharmacology - Pharmacological Mechanisms of Addiction

Unique Number: 59665                   

Day/Time: Meets TUES, THU, 1230 to 200p; W 1000a-1100a

Location: RLM 6.104; MBB 1.226

Instructor:

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor; additional prerequisites vary with the topic.

 

Philosophy

Course Name: PHL 325M Medicine, Ethics, and Society

Unique Number: 41680

Day/Time: MON, WED, FRI, 1200 to 100p

Location: GAR 0.102

Instructor: LEON, JEFFREY C

Course Information: Ethics and leadership - Moral, legal, religious, and political implications of developments in medicine; topics include abortion, euthanasia, sterilization, psychosurgery, genetic engineering; concepts of health, cure, insanity, and death.

 

Psychology                    

Course Name: PSY 383T Principles Sensory & Behavioral Neuroscience

Unique Number: 42485

Day/Time: TUE, THU, 930a to 1100a

Location: SEA 4.242

Instructor: DELVILLE, YVON

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor

Course Information: A pro-seminar covering the core material on essential topics in sensory and behavioral neuroscience.

 

Social Work

Course Name: S W 360K Psychosocial Oncology Practice/Research

Unique Number: 61089

Day/Time: Tuesday 2:30-5:30pm

Location: - SW 2.112

Instructor: Jones, Barbara L.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing

Course Information: This course explores research and practice issues in psychosocial oncology through guided independent study and presentations. The course is designed for master’s and doctoral level students who have an interest in oncology including thosestudents in social work, nursing, psychology, public health, health kinesiology, law, sociology, medicine, health education, business, human ecology, nutrition, and pharmacy.

Issues in psychosocial oncology such as adjustment, stress and coping, resilience, impact on family and caregivers, survivorship, palliative care, ethics, health care disparities, grief and loss, and other related topics will be addressed.

Course assignments will allow students to investigate their own areas of interest in oncology.

 

Sociology

Course Name: SOC 321G Global Health Issues/Systems

Unique Number: 44515

Day/Time: TUES, THU, 330 to 500p

Location: CLA 0.118

Instructor: JEON, JIWON

Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Course Information: Overview of current global health challenges and issues from biological, cultural, and environmental perspectives. Examination, comparison, and contrasting of various health systems in the six World Health Organization geographic regions and countries within those regions, with regard to the specific health challenges they face. 

*This list is not complete and is still being updated. 

 

 

SUMMER 2015


N-Nursing

Nf354 Spanish for Health Professionals (first session) (90525)
Basic Spanish language skills and phrases related to nursing activities. Prerequisite: Nursing 310 or consent of instructor.
May be counted toward the cultural diversity flag requirement.
Offered on the letter-grade basis only.
Time TTH 1-5P Nur 1.106 Guillet De Gutierrez, N

N s392P HLTH POLICY/PROG PLANNING/EVAL (Second session) (90655)
Open to all University graduate students.
Exploration of multilevel health care policy implementation, program development, and outcome evaluation. Focus on the application of policies from macro-level to micro-level systems.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing; and Nursing 392E or the equivalent, or consent of instructor.
TTH 1P-5P NUR 5.180 Harrison, T

Advertising

ADV f391K HEALTH COMMUNICATION-WB (72825)
Survey and analysis of current advertising issues and practices.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Course number may be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Taught as a Web-based course.
TTH 10 AM-2PM Mackert, Michaels

Applied Learning & Development

ALD f322 INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES (First session) (74080)
ALD s322 INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES (Second session) (74105)
Introduction to individual differences among people through the life span. Examines areas of exceptionality within the context of typical development: current research trends; theoretical and legal considerations; and practice-related issues, including family involvement, cultural and linguistic diversity, and educational perspectives. Orientation to assistive technology.
Prerequisite: Three semester hours of coursework in psychology.
MTWTH 9A-12P
Additional hour(s) to be arranged.

CMS Communication Studies

CMS f332K THEORIES OF PERSUASION (First session) (73390)
A study of motivational factors involved in persuasive speaking to secure belief and action.
Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
MTW 12:30-3P BMC Donavan, Erin

EDC- Curriculum & Instruction

EDC f385G COLLABORATION (First session) (74210)
Advanced investigations of selected topics and problems in curriculum theory, program design, and research design at one of the following levels: elementary school, secondary school, higher education, all-level.
Some topics are offered on the credit/no credit basis only; these are identified in the Course Schedule.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.
Course number may be repeated for credit when the topics vary.
Topic description: Strategies such as collaborative consultation and teamwork models, which are used to improve learning outcomes for students with diverse learning needs.
MTWTh 1:30-4P SZB 292 Salinas, C.

EDP-Educational Psychology

EDP f363 3-HUMAN SEXUALITY (First session) (2 sections)
Selected approaches to the study of the dynamics of behavior, its antecedents and its appraisal.
Prerequisite: Psychology 301 or another introductory behavioral science course.
Course number may be repeated for credit when the topics vary.
Includes research requirement; see headnote.
(74905) MTWTHF 10-11:30AM SBZ 104 Daley, Nancy
(74901) MTWTHF 11:30-1P SBZ 104 Brownstein, L

EDP f380P 1-MEASUREMENT AND EVALUATION (74925)
Theory, models, methods, and applications in psychometrics and program evaluation. A basic background in measurement and evaluation is necessary to be appropriately critical of tests and instruments that are used in educational and psychological measurement situations. Subjects include general principles and basic concepts; types of reliability and validity; and the use of psychometric principles in various testing areas, such as intelligence testing; special aptitudes and abilities; educational achievement; and non-cognitive characteristics.
With consent of the adviser in the student's area of specialization, may be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Some sections are offered on the credit/no credit basis only.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the adviser in the student's area of specialization. Additional prerequisite: Twelve semester hours of upper-division coursework in education, psychology, or other behavioral sciences.
MTW 9-11:30A SBZ 432

EDP f382K 6-STRUCTURAL EQUATION MODELING (74940)
Provides the basic theoretical background necessary for the application of structural equation modeling to research problems including model specification, identification, path analysis, estimation, testing fit, respecification, confirmatory factor analysis, and issues concerning the interpretation of structural equation models.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing; six semester hours of coursework in mathematics; twelve semester hours of upper-division coursework in education, psychology, or other behavioral science, including Educational Psychology 380E (Topic 1) or consent of instructor; and consent of the adviser in the student's area of specialization. Additional prerequisite: Educational Psychology 382K (Topic 4) or consent of instructor.
MWTh 1p-3:30P SBZ 268 Keith Timothy Z

NTR- Nutrition

NTR s326 CELLULAR & MOLECULAR NUTRITION (second session) (89105)
Integration of nutrition, genetics, cell biology, and molecular biology. Focuses on the cellular and molecular basis of nutrition-related diseases and nutrient-gene interactions.
Prerequisite: The following coursework with a grade of at least C- in each course: Biology 311C, and Nutrition 312 or 312H; and credit or registration for Chemistry 320M, and Nutrition 112L or 312R.
Additional hour(s) to be arranged.
MTWTHF 1p-2:30P BUR 224 Jolly, C
MW 4-5P BIO 301

PHR-Pharmacy

PHR w350K DRUGS IN OUR SOCIETY (whole session) (90750)
Survey of drug development, distribution, and safety, including therapeutic categories of drugs, their actions and abuse potential, and the sociological aspects of drug use. Essay papers required.
Pharmacy 310K and 350K may not both be counted. Not open to students in the professional pharmacy curriculum and may notbe counted toward the professional elective requirement in pharmacy.
Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
May be counted toward the writing flag requirement.
TTH 1P-3:15P PHR 2.114

Psy-Psychology

PSY f332 BEHAVIORAL NEUROSCIENCE (first session)(85950)
Neuroscientific study of behavioral functions: fundamental structure and function of the human nervous system, sensory systems and perception, motor systems and behavior, motivation and learning, brain disorders and maladaptive behavior.
Prerequisite: For psychology majors, upper-division standing and Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each; for nonmajors, upper-division standing, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: Biology 318M, Civil Engineering 311S, Economics 329, Educational Psychology 371, Electrical Engineering 351K, Government 350K, Mathematics 316, 362K, Mechanical Engineering 335, Psychology 317, Sociology 317L, Social Work 318, Statistics 309, Statistics and Scientific Computation 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 318
MTWTHF 10-11:30A NOA 1.102 Gonzales-Lima, F

PSY f333C CONTROVERSIAL ISSUES IN DEVEL (first session) (85955)
An exploration of questions in developmental psychology that are currently in dispute. Topics may include stem cell research, treatment of juveniles in the legal system, physician-assisted suicide, and methods of sex education.
Psychology 333C and 341K (Topic: Controversial Issues in Development) may not both be counted.
Prerequisite: For psychology majors, upper-division standing and Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each; for nonmajors, upper-division standing, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: Biology 318M, Civil Engineering 311S, Economics 329, Educational Psychology 371, Electrical Engineering 351K, Government 350K, Mathematics 316, 362K, Mechanical Engineering 335, Psychology 317, Sociology 317L, Social Work 318, Statistics 309, Statistics and Scientific Computation 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 318.
MTWTHF 1P-2:30P NOA 1.102 Repp, A

SW- Social Work

S W f327 HUMAN BEHAV & SOCIAL ENVIR (first session) (91990)
Survey of selected theories of human behavior, including a systems/ecological perspective, ego psychology, and social learning theory, with emphasis on the life cycle from adolescence through adulthood.
Only one of the following may be counted: Social Work 327, Urban Studies 354 (Topic: Human Behavior and Social Environment), 354 (Topic 10).
Prerequisite: upper-division standing.
May be counted toward the writing flag requirement.
MTWTH 2P-4P SSW 2.118 Salas-Wright, C

S W n360K LOSS & GRIEF: INDIV/FAM PERSP (9-week session) (92010)
A tutorial and seminar course designed to enable each student to undertake intensive study of selected aspects of social welfare practice. Topics include child abuse and neglect, chemical dependency, African American family, gerontology, and social work and the law.
Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.
TTH 2P-4:30P Sparks, D

S W n360K TREATMENT OF CHEM DEPENDENCE (9-week session) (92015)
A tutorial and seminar course designed to enable each student to undertake intensive study of selected aspects of social welfare practice. Topics include child abuse and neglect, chemical dependency, African American family, gerontology, and social work and the law.
Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.
MW 1:30-4PM SSW 2.116 Shorkey, C

SOC-Sociology

SOC s354K SOCIOLOGY OF HEALTH & ILLNESS (second Session) (86897)
Application of sociological concepts and principles to the study of health professions, medical institutions, community medical organization, and the distribution of illness.
Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
MTWTHF 11:30A-1P CLA 1.104 Garcia, M

STA-Statistics

STA s380 17-PREDICTIVE MODELING (Second session) (72130)
Selected topics in the applications of statistical methods to business problems. Introduction to statistical methods for prediction including regression analysis, logistic and multinominal regression, classification and regression trees, bias-variance trade-off, cross validation, variable selection, principal component regression and partial least squares regression.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing; additional prerequisites vary with the topic.
MTWTTH 10A-12P GBS 5.142 A Carvalho, Carlos M & Scott, James G

SDS- Statistics and Data Sciences

SDS f321 INTRO TO PROBABIL & STATISTICS (Second session) (90438)
Covers fundamentals of probability, combinatorics, discrete and continuous random variables, jointly distributed random variables, and limit theorems. Using probability to introduce fundamentals of statistics, including Bayesian and classical inference.
Only one of the following may be counted: Mathematics 362K, Statistics and Data Sciences 321, Statistics and Scientific Computation 321.
Prerequisite: The following with a grade of at least C-: Computer Science 311, 313K, Mathematics 325K, or the equivalent; and Mathematics 408C, 408K, or 408N.
MTWTHF 10A-11:30 A Wel 2.312 Viswanathan, B

Fall 2015

N-Nursing

N347 Complementary & Alternative Medicine in Health Care (56679)
W 4-7 P NUR 5.178 Schnyer, R

N 382 SOCIOCUL INFLUENCES ON HEALTH (57040)
Focuses on factors associated with health status, health care, and health policies. Using an ecological approach, the course explores relationships among individual characteristics such as gender, education, income, literacy, race, ethnicity, culture, acculturation, disability, age, and sexual orientation; interpersonal factors such as communication with health care providers, family and social ties, and discrimination; and societal-level factors such as neighborhood and community context, health care organizations, economics, politics and policies and seeks to understand how those factors shape health behaviors, access to health care services, and health status locally, nationally, and globally.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Th 4P-7P Nur 5.176 Kim, M

N 386H OVERVIEW OF HEALTHCARE SYSTEM (57050)
Designed to provide an extensive overview of the U.S. healthcare system. Topics include historical underpinnings, current trends, contemporary issues, and strategies for delivering healthcare in a variety of settings.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing
Th 1-4P NUR 5.167 Yoder, L

N 386M ADMIN DECISN MAKING IN NUR SYS (57055)
Theories of nursing, economics, management science, and decision analysis are used to examine strategic and operational decision activities in the administration of nursing systems.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Th 4-7P NUR 5.165 Jones, T

N 386Q QUALITY & SAFETY IN HEALTHCARE
Examination of quality and safety in the U.S. healthcare system based on quantitative and qualitative research findings, expert opinions, and cultural surveys. Explores and evaluates strategies for creating and sustaining a culture of safety in healthcare.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
(57060) Th 1P-4P Nur 4.176 Bae, S
(57065) T 4P-7P Nur 1.112 Jones, T


N395 Health Informatics (57340)
Prerequisite: Graduate standing or permission of instructor
Instructor: Dr. Bo Xie, Associate Professor, School of Nursing and School of Information
This course covers major issues in health informatics. Representative topics may include: the management of health information; application of information and communication technologies to support health services; health informatics in the national, professional, and personal contexts; provider-patient relationship; consumer health information; personal electronic medical records; privacy and confidentiality; professionals and patients education and training; e-health/telemedicine; and the relationships among health literacy, health disparities, and technology. Contact the instructor (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
TH 9A-12P NUR 5.165 Xie, B

N 397M QUALITATIVE RESEARCH (57432)
Introduction to the theoretical and methodological aspects of qualitative research methods. Qualitative research approaches from a variety of disciplines and philosophical traditions, with emphasis on the application of research designs and data collection and analysis techniques to nursing studies.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing, and completion of two doctoral-level research courses or consent of instructor.
Th 1P-4P NUR 4.165 Harrison, T

ADV-Advertising

ADV 380J QUANTITATV AND QUALITATV RSCH
An introduction to advertising research designs and procedures.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Course number may be repeated for credit when the topics vary.
06305 W 9A-12P CMA Lewis
06310 TTH 11A-12:30P Lee,W

ADV 391K CONSUMER BEHAVIOR (06395)
Survey and analysis of current advertising issues and practices.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Course number may be repeated for credit when the topics vary.
T 2P-5P CMA 3.120 Pounders, K.

ANT-Anthropology

ANT 380K ORIGINS OF INEQUALITY (30639)
A major category of archaeological topics in which the emphasis is on anthropological theory pertinent to archaeological data and its interpretation.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.
Course number may be repeated for credit when the topics vary.
T 2P-5P SAC 5.124 Covey, R


ANT 388K EDUCATIONAL ETHNOGRAPHY (30654)
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Course number may be repeated for credit when the topics vary.
T 4P-7P SBZ 524 Adair, J.


BIO 381N BASIC PROCESSES OF NERVE CELLS (48935)
Degeneration and regeneration in nervous systems following traumatic injury; invertebrate versus vertebrate, peripheral nervous system versus central nervous system, axonal versus cell body, role of glia versus neurons.
Only one of the following may be counted: Biology 381K (Topic 10), 381N, Neuroscience 381N, 385L (Topic 1).
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
TTH 5P-6:30P WEL 2.308 Bittner, G

BME-Biomedical Engineering

BME 385J 39-MEDICAL DECISION MAKING (14337)
Selected subjects from cognitive psychology and human-machine interaction for engineering students to design more effective systems for supporting medical decision making.
Biomedical Engineering 385J and 387J may not both be counted unless the topics vary. Biomedical Engineering 385J (Topic: Medical Decision Making) and 385J (Topic 39) may not both be counted.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing in engineering and consent of instructor.
Course number may be repeated for credit when the topics vary.
TTH 11A-12:30P ETC 2.132 Markey, M

CGS-Cognitive Science

CGS 380 1-INTRO TO COGNITIVE SCIENCE (32705)
Only one of the following may be counted: Cognitive Science 380 (Topic 1), Linguistics 392 (Topic 1), 393 (Topic: Introduction to Cognitive Science), 393 (Topic: Topics in Cognitive Science), Philosophy 383 (Topic: Introduction to Cognitive Science), 383C, Psychology 394U (Topic 3).
Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.
Course number may be repeated for credit when the topics vary.
Same As : PSY 394U topic 3, C S 395T, LIN 392 topic 1, PHL 383C
TTH 9:30-11AM SEA 2.180 Beaver, D & Russie, C

CMS-Communication Studies

CMS 334K NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION (07425)
Survey of the effects of space, physical appearance, movement, eye behavior, and vocal behavior on interpersonal communication.
Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
May be counted toward the global cultures flag requirement.
MWF 11A-12P CMA 2.306 Dailey, R

CMS 386L 3-COMM IN GROUPS AND TEAMS (07585)
Focuses on the concepts and theories of communicative processes in task-oriented groups and work teams. Readings cover theory and research related to communication problems, dynamics, and practices in group and team settings. May also include the study of team development, decision making, and trends in group communication research.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing. Some sections also require consent of instructor or the graduate adviser; these are identified in the Course Schedule.
Course number may be repeated for credit when the topics vary.
M 3-6P CMA 3.130 Ballad, D

CMS 386P 6-DARK SIDE INTRPERSONAL COMM (07595)
Provides an overview of issues related to the "dark side" of communication in interpersonal relationships. Subjects include undesired features of interpersonal relationships, seemingly productive communication patterns that are dysfunctional, as well as seemingly destructive patterns that are functional.
Communication Studies 386P (Topic: Dark Side of Interpersonal Communication) and 386P (Topic 6) may not both be counted.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing. Some sections also require consent of instructor or the graduate adviser.
Course number may be repeated for credit when the topics vary.
W 3P-6P CMA 7.120 Dailey, R

CMS 386P 10-STRESS AND COPING (07600)
Exploration of how people interact with each other and with their environments during times of change and stress, including the emotions, cognitions, and behaviors that occur when people talk about upsetting or traumatic events and circumstances.
Communication Studies 386P (Topic: Stress & Coping) and 386P (Topic 10) may not both be counted.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing. Some sections also require consent of instructor or the graduate adviser.
Course number may be repeated for credit when the topics vary.
TH 3:30-6:30P CMA Donavan, E

CMS 390M 2-INTERCULTURAL COMM (07625)
A selective and critical overview of current approaches to intercultural communication in disciplines such as communication studies, sociology, sociolinguistics, conversation analysis, and anthropology.
Only one of the following may be counted: Communication Studies 383L (Topic: Intercultural Communication), 390M (Topic: Intercultural Communication), 390M (Topic 2).
Prerequisite: Graduate standing; some sections also require consent of instructor or the graduate adviser.
Course number may be repeated for credit when the topics vary.
TH 6:30-9:15P CMA 7.120 Streeck, J

ECO-Economics

ECO 385C PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS (33425)
Economics 385C and 392M (Topic 19) may not both be counted.
TTH 11A-12:30P BRB 2.136 Xu, H.

EDP-Educational Psychology

EDP 380C 2-FUNDAMENTAL STATISTICS (10735)
Theory, models, methods, and applications of quantitative methods used in applied research. Introductory course designed for students in the fields of education and the social, behavioral, and health sciences who expect to take a second course in statistics. Subjects include descriptive and inferential statistics; sampling distributions; hypothesis testing; correlation; linear prediction; tests of mean differences; tests of frequencies and proportions; and one-way analysis of variance.
Educational Psychology 380C and 182K, 282K, 382K, 482K may not both be counted unless the topics vary. Educational Psychology 380C (Topic 2) and 180E (Topic 1), 280E (Topic 1), 380E (Topic 1) may not both be counted.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the adviser in the student's area of specialization; additional prerequisites vary with the topic.
Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Course number may be repeated for credit when the topics vary.
W 4P-7P SZB 435

EDP 380C 4-CORRELATION/REGRESSION MTHDS (10740)
Theory, models, methods, and applications of quantitative methods used in applied research. Examines tests of association; multiple regression, including multiple predictors of a single interval-scaled outcome; and related subjects such as regression models for mediation and moderation.
Educational Psychology 380C and 182K, 282K, 382K, 482K may not both be counted unless the topics vary. Educational Psychology 380C (Topic 4) and Educational Psychology 182K (Topic 2), 282K (Topic 2), 382K (Topic 2), 482K (Topic 2) may not both be counted.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the adviser in the student's area of specialization; additional prerequisites vary with the topic. Additional prerequisite: Educational Psychology 380C (Topic 2), (or 180E (Topic 1), 280E (Topic 1), 380E (Topic 1)), or consent of instructor.
Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Course number may be repeated for credit when the topics vary.
TTH 11A-12:30P SZB 435 Whittaker, T

EDP 380C 12-SURVEY: MULTIVARIATE MTHDS (10760)
Theory, models, methods, and applications of quantitative methods used in applied research. Fundamentals of vector and matrix algebra; multivariate analysis of variance; principal components analysis and exploratory factor analysis; discriminant analysis; and logistic regression.
Educational Psychology 380C and 182K, 282K, 382K, 482K may not both be counted unless the topics vary. Educational Psychology 380C (Topic 12) and Educational Psychology 182K (Topic 4), 282K (Topic 4), 382K (Topic 4), 482K (Topic 4) may not both be counted.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the adviser in the student's area of specialization; additional prerequisites vary with the topic. Additional prerequisite: Educational Psychology 380C (Topic 4) (or 182K (Topic 2), 282K (Topic 2), 382K (Topic 2), 482K (Topic 2)) and Educational Psychology 380C (Topic 6) (or 182K (Topic 1: Experimental Design and Statistical Inference), 282K (Topic 1: Experimental Design and Statistical Inference), 382K (Topic 1: Experimental Design and Statistical Inference), 482K (Topic 1: Experimental Design and Statistical Inference)), or consent of instructor.
Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Course number may be repeated for credit when the topics vary.
TTH 9:30-11AM SZB 416 Pituch, K

EDP 380C 16-HIERARCHICAL LINEAR MODLNG (10765)
Theory, models, methods, and applications of quantitative methods used in applied research. Introduction to the basic concepts and applications of hierarchical linear models. Subjects include applications in contextual analysis, growth curve modeling, meta-analysis, and multilevel models for dichotomous outcomes.
Educational Psychology 380C and 182K, 282K, 382K, 482K may not both be counted unless the topics vary. Educational Psychology 380C (Topic 16) and 184 (Topic 16), 284 (Topic 16), 384 (Topic 16) may not both be counted.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the adviser in the student's area of specialization; additional prerequisites vary with the topic. Additional prerequisite: Educational Psychology 380C (Topic 4) (or 182K (Topic 2), 282K (Topic 2), 382K (Topic 2), 482K (Topic 2)); and 380C (Topic 6) (or 184 (Topic 6: Data Analysis Using SAS), 284 (Topic 6: Data Analysis Using SAS), 384 (Topic 6: Data Analysis Using SAS)); or consent of instructor.
Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Course number may be repeated for credit when the topics vary.
TTH 12:30-2P SZB 432 Pituch, K

EDP 382D 4-PSYCHOLOGY OF LEARNING (10815)
History and systems of psychology applied to education; modern theories and current research in learning and human motivation, especially in relation to new educational media and to the educative process. Examination of the current literature on how people learn, the factors that influence the acquisition of knowledge, and on the philosophical frameworks that have characterized views of the learning process.
Educational Psychology 382D and 382L may not both be counted unless the topics vary. Educational Psychology 382D (Topic 4) and 382L (Topic 1) may not both be counted.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing; twelve semester hours of upper-division coursework in educational psychology and/or psychology; and consent of the adviser in the student's area of specialization.
Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Course number may be repeated for credit when the topics vary.
M 4-7P SZB 416 Schallert, D

HS-Health and Society

H S 330 HEALTH CARE POLICY IN U.S.
An overview of the health care system in the United States and analysis of health policy issues primarily from the perspective of health economics.
Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
(38100)TTH 10A-11A CLS 1.106 F 11A-noon GAR 1.126 Angel, R
(38101) TTH 10a-11A CLS 1.106 F 9A-10A GAR 0.120 Angel, R

HED-Health Education

HED 395 6-THEORIES OF HEALTH BEHAVIOR (11155)
Group and individual studies of advanced topics; critique and synthesis of research findings and of literature.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Course number may be repeated for credit when the topics vary.
W 9A-12P BEL 326C Steinhardt

KIN-Kinesiology

KIN 395 CLINICAL CARDIOLOGY (11785)
Graduate seminar in topics related to specialization areas.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing; additional prerequisites vary with the topic.
Additional hour(s) to be arranged. Course number may be repeated for credit when the topics vary.
W 10A-11A ETC 2.132 Beasley

PHR-Pharmacy

PHR 390V PATIENT SAFETY (58609)
Ways to ensure patient safety, prevent misadventures, and develop policy associated with patient safety and misadventure prevention.
Pharmacy 361J (Topic: Patient Safety and You) and 390V may not both be counted.
Prerequisite: Pharmacy 266P.
Offered on the letter-grade basis only.
M1-4P PHR 3.106 Acosta, W

PHR 390V PATIENT SAFETY-VAL (58606)
Ways to ensure patient safety, prevent misadventures, and develop policy associated with patient safety and misadventure prevention.
Pharmacy 361J (Topic: Patient Safety and You) and 390V may not both be counted.
Prerequisite: Pharmacy 266P.
Offered on the letter-grade basis only.
Taught in Rio Grande Valley via interactive broadcast.
M1-4P Acosta, W

PGS-Pharmacy Graduate Studies

PGS 384N HLTH BEHAV THRY & MEDIC USE PR (59245)
In-depth analysis of the social and behavioral issues that affect medication use, using the content, theories, and methodologies associated with patient compliance research.
Pharmacy 384N and Pharmacy Graduate Studies 384N may not both be counted.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
MW 10A-11:30A PHR 2.208 Brown, C

PGS 189Q SEMINAR IN ALCOHOL STUDIES (59320)
Presentations and discussion of current research topics in alcohol studies.
Pharmacy 189Q and Pharmacy Graduate Studies 189Q may not both be counted.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.
Offered on the credit/no credit basis only.
F 3-4:30P PHR 2.114 Morrisett, R

SW-Social Work

SW395K Transformative Teams in Health Care (60895)
Individual study in selected aspects of professional theory and practice.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor or the graduate adviser.
Course number may be repeated for credit when the topics vary.
Time M 5:30-8:30P SSW 2.132 Jones, B

SDS-Statistics and Data Sciences

SDS 380C STATISTICAL METHODS I (56260)
Introduction to the fundamental concepts and methods of statistics. Includes descriptive statistics, sampling distributions, confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing. May include simple and multiple linear regression, analysis of variance, and categorical analysis. Use of statistical software is emphasized.
Statistics and Data Sciences 380C and Statistics and Scientific Computation 380C may not both be counted.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing
MW 2P-3:30P UTC 4.132 Hersh, M

SDS 384 4-REGRESSION ANALYSIS (56275)
Concepts of probability and mathematical statistics with applications in data analysis and research. Simple and multiple linear regression, inference in regression, prediction of new observations, diagnosis and remedial measures, transformations, and model building. Emphasis on both understanding the theory and applying theory to analyze data.
Statistics and Data Sciences 384 and Statistics and Scientific Computation 384 may not both be counted unless topics vary. Only one of the following may be counted: Computational and Applied Mathematics 384T, Computational Science, Engineering, and Mathematics 384T, Mathematics 384G, Statistics and Data Sciences 384 (Topic 4), Statistics and Scientific Computation 384 (Topic 4: Regression Analysis).
Prerequisite: Graduate standing; and Statistics and Data Sciences 382 (or Statistics and Scientific Computation 382), an introductory probability course and a statistics course, or consent of instructor. Additional prerequisite: Graduate standing; and Mathematics 362K and 378K, Statistics and Data Sciences 382, (or Statistics and Scientific Computation 382), or consent of instructor.
Course number may be repeated for credit when the topics vary.
MWF 10A-11A SAC 5.102 Hersh, M