Nov 30, 2022  
Academic Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Academic Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Courses


 

Human Performance

  
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    HPER 160 - Snowboarding


    0-1 credit(s)
    Instruction and activity at Mt. Hood. Transportation fee (non-refundable) billed to students upon registration. Students will also pay Mt. Hood Meadows directly for the package they select. Prices for the most popular packages are listed in the course schedule; others are available. Up to 8 activity credits may count toward the 124 credits required for graduation. May be repeated for credit. Pass/No Pass.
  
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    HPER 171 - Intercollegiate Baseball


    0-1 credit(s)
    Intercollegiate athletic team membership. Up to 8 activity credits may count toward the 124 credits required for graduation. May be repeated for credit. Pass/No Pass.
  
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    HPER 172 - Intercollegiate Basketball-M


    0-1 credit(s)
    Intercollegiate athletic team membership. Up to 8 activity credits may count toward the 124 credits required for graduation. May be repeated for credit. Pass/No Pass.
  
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    HPER 173 - Intercollegiate Basketball-W


    0-1 credit(s)
    Intercollegiate athletic team membership. Up to 8 activity credits may count toward the 124 credits required for graduation. May be repeated for credit. Pass/No Pass.
  
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    HPER 174 - Intercollegiate Cross Country-M


    0-1 credit(s)
    Intercollegiate athletic team membership. Up to 8 activity credits may count toward the 124 credits required for graduation. May be repeated for credit. Pass/No Pass.
  
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    HPER 175 - Intercollegiate Cross Country-W


    0-1 credit(s)
    Intercollegiate athletic team membership. Up to 8 activity credits may count toward the 124 credits required for graduation. May be repeated for credit. Pass/No Pass.
  
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    HPER 176 - Intercollegiate Football


    0-1 credit(s)
    Intercollegiate athletic team membership. Up to 8 activity credits may count toward the 124 credits required for graduation. May be repeated for credit. Pass/No Pass.
  
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    HPER 177 - Intercollegiate Golf-M


    0-1 credit(s)
    Intercollegiate athletic team membership. Up to 8 activity credits may count toward the 124 credits required for graduation. May be repeated for credit. Pass/No Pass.
  
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    HPER 178 - Intercollegiate Golf-W


    0-1 credit(s)
    Intercollegiate athletic team membership. Up to 8 activity credits may count toward the 124 credits required for graduation. May be repeated for credit. Pass/No Pass.
  
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    HPER 179 - Intercollegiate Lacrosse


    0-1 credit(s)
    Intercollegiate athletic team membership. Up to 8 activity credits may count toward the 124 credits required for graduation. May be repeated for credit. Pass/No Pass.
  
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    HPER 180 - Intercollegiate Soccer-M


    0-1 credit(s)
    Intercollegiate athletic team membership. Up to 8 activity credits may count toward the 124 credits required for graduation. May be repeated for credit. Pass/No Pass.
  
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    HPER 181 - Intercollegiate Soccer-W


    0-1 credit(s)
    Intercollegiate athletic team membership. Up to 8 activity credits may count toward the 124 credits required for graduation. May be repeated for credit. Pass/No Pass.
  
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    HPER 182 - Intercollegiate Softball


    0-1 credit(s)
    Intercollegiate athletic team membership. Up to 8 activity credits may count toward the 124 credits required for graduation. May be repeated for credit. Pass/No Pass.
  
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    HPER 183 - Intercollegiate Swimming-M


    0-1 credit(s)
    Intercollegiate athletic team membership. Up to 8 activity credits may count toward the 124 credits required for graduation. May be repeated for credit. Pass/No Pass.
  
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    HPER 184 - Intercollegiate Swimming-W


    0-1 credit(s)
    Intercollegiate athletic team membership. Up to 8 activity credits may count toward the 124 credits required for graduation. May be repeated for credit. Pass/No Pass.
  
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    HPER 185 - Intercollegiate Tennis-M


    0-1 credit(s)
    Intercollegiate athletic team membership. Up to 8 activity credits may count toward the 124 credits required for graduation. May be repeated for credit. Pass/No Pass.
  
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    HPER 186 - Intercollegiate Tennis-W


    0-1 credit(s)
    Intercollegiate athletic team membership. Up to 8 activity credits may count toward the 124 credits required for graduation. May be repeated for credit. Pass/No Pass.
  
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    HPER 187 - Intercollegiate Track&Field-M


    0-1 credit(s)
    Intercollegiate athletic team membership. Up to 8 activity credits may count toward the 124 credits required for graduation. May be repeated for credit. Pass/No Pass.
  
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    HPER 188 - Intercollegiate Track&Field-W


    0-1 credit(s)
    Intercollegiate athletic team membership. Up to 8 activity credits may count toward the 124 credits required for graduation. May be repeated for credit. Pass/No Pass.
  
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    HPER 189 - Intercollegiate Volleyball


    0-1 credit(s)
    Intercollegiate athletic team membership. Up to 8 activity credits may count toward the 124 credits required for graduation. May be repeated for credit. Pass/No Pass.
  
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    HPER 190 - Intercollegiate Wrestling-M


    0-1 credit(s)
    Intercollegiate athletic team membership. Up to 8 activity credits may count toward the 124 credits required for graduation. May be repeated for credit. Pass/No Pass.
  
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    HPER 191 - Intercollegiate Wrestling-W


    0-1 credit(s)
    Intercollegiate athletic team membership. Up to 8 activity credits may count toward the 124 credits required for graduation. May be repeated for credit. Pass/No Pass.
  
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    HPER 192 - Intercollegiate Rowing-W


    0-1 credit(s)
    Intercollegiate athletic team membership. Up to 8 activity credits may count toward the 124 credits required for graduation. May be repeated for credit. Pass/No Pass.
  
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    HPER 193 - Intercollegiate Cheerleading


    0-1 credit(s)
    Intercollegiate athletic team membership. Up to 8 activity credits may count toward the 124 credits required for graduation. May be repeated for credit. Pass/No Pass.

Interdisciplinary Studies

  
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    ID 121 - Essential Human Knowledge


    1 credit(s)
    We are in a place in history where humans face significant problems (global, national, and regional) and if these problems are not remedied many systems (natural, social, economic, political etc.) will fail. This course will bring in Pacific University faculty from various disciplines in the College of Arts and Sciences (Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, and Humanities) to give presentations on information they think all students should know by the time they leave Pacific. Faculty presentations will identify specific problems and solutions they will be talking about, obstacles humans face in order to solve these problems and potential solutions to these problems.
  
  
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    ID 200 - The Arts: Missions and Models


    2 credit(s)
    Arts organizations today need to define themselves in terms of mission, agenda, commercial or non-profit status, size, scope, and place in the community. Likewise, individuals who wish to manage a career in the arts need to forge a deliberate identity, understand the marketplace, and make countless decisions about branding, funding, budgeting, reporting, and marketing.  Through exposure to local arts leaders and practitioners, as well as targeted assignments, this course introduces students to the many expressions of mission and model in the contemporary art world.
    Prerequisite(s): HUM 100  
  
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    ID 275 - Internship


    1-4 credit(s)
    See department for details. Internship contract required. May be repeated for credit.
  
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    ID 300 - Arts Marketing & Advocacy


    4 credit(s)
    To maintain a professional presence and thrive, artists, their projects, and the organizations with which they work all rely on active marketing and promotion. Moreover, anyone working in the arts today must be armed with data and strategies for expressing the value of the arts and advocating for the presence of art in communities. This course provides students with theoretical and practical knowledge for effective marketing and advocacy. Topics will include brand articulation, promotion, and social media presence with reference to the agenda and mission of an arts organization or project; audience development and public relations; and advocacy for the furthering of arts in communities.
    Prerequisite(s): Take one APCP or ARTHI course.
  
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    ID 301 - Arts Marketing & Management


    4 credit(s)
    Course will introduce students to practical skills for managing a career in the arts or working in arts organizations. Topics will include marketing, promotion, branding, mission, and web presence, as well as fundraising and grant writing, audience development, contracts, founding and administering a nonprofit organization, and basic tax practices for individuals and companies. Through this course, students will also become familiar with resources for development, including foundations and government associations.
    Offered: Alternate years.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGW 180  and 4 credits from MEDA, ARTST, ARTHI, MUS, DANC, THEA, APTH or ENGW.
  
  
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    ID 395 - Independent Study


    1 credit(s)
    See department for details. Independent Study contract required.
  
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    ID 475 - Internship


    1-14 credit(s)
    Through real-world work experiences with professional and community organizations, students will gain practice in supporting the missions of non-profit and commercial arts enterprises under  the supervision of staff, and will come to understand these organizations in terms of both operations and public interface. Internship Learning Contract required, approved by the adviser for the Arts Administration and Advocacy minor. May be repeated for credit.
  
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    ID 491 - Senior Capstone I


    2 credit(s)
    The focus of this course is to assist students in selecting an area of interest in order to define their senior project, to complete a literature review, to develop a research methodology, and/or to begin data collection. This course is required of all SDIM majors in their final year.
    Prerequisite(s): Senior standing (90 or more completed credits) and declared SDI major.
  
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    ID 492 - Senior Capstone II


    2 credit(s)
    In this course, students further refine and develop their senior project. Students complete their senior project and prepare for the public presentation of their project for Senior Project’s Day.
    Prerequisite(s): ID 491  with minimum grade C-.

International Studies

  
  
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    IS 201 - Intercultural Communication


    4 credit(s)
    This course develops awareness and skills for effective communication among people of different cultures. It explores problems related to value differences and examines perceptual relativity, cultural self-awareness, verbal and nonverbal behavior, value analysis, and communication strategies. For both United States and International students.
    Core Requirement(s): Counts toward core requirements: International Perspectives and Social Systems and Human Behavior.
  
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    IS 220W - Introduction to International Studies


    4 credit(s)
    This course is designed to familiarize students with some of the many interpretive and methodological approaches used by scholars in the growing field of International Studies. The course uses an interdisciplinary approach to understand the global flow of people and commodities as well as some key events and institutions that shape contemporary power relations.
    Core Requirement(s): Counts toward core requirements: International Perspectives and Social Systems and Human Behavior.
  
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    IS 222 - Introduction to East Asian Studies


    4 credit(s)
    Provides a multidisciplinary approach to the study of East Asia. Through an examination of fiction, film, memoirs, historical documents, and scholarly writings, we will examine East Asia’s place in the modern world. We will begin with an examination of the shared cultural and philosophical foundations-i.e. Confucianism, Buddhism, and Daoism-that make East Asia a coherent region. We will focus on the eighteenth through twenty-first centuries, and particularly how various forms of media shed light on East Asian modernity. Also listed as HUM 222 .
    Core Requirement(s): Counts toward core requirements: International Perspectives and Analyzing and Interpreting Texts.
  
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    IS 235 - Costa Rica: Travel Prep


    2 credit(s)
    Course studies Costa Rica from an international studies perspective (political science, economics, history, anthropology, human geography). We will give particular attention to issues of environment, health, the historical role of coffee, and income inequality and poverty. This course also studies service learning, or volunteer work that promotes meaningful learning while also providing service that locals consider important. We will examine its values, challenges, and applications in Costa Rica. This course is a prerequisite for a two-week summer course in Costa Rica where we will participate in volunteer work in lower income areas including construction projects and eco-friendly farms. This course also can be taken as a stand-alone 2-credit course.
    Offered: Alternate years.

    Core Requirement(s): Counts toward core requirement: International Perspective.
  
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    IS 236 - Costa Rica: Service Learning Abroad


    2 credit(s)
    Students will participate in service learning for two weeks in Costa Rica. During one week, we will provide manual labor on a project in a lower-income urban area (e.g., construction at a school), and during the other week we will volunteer on lower-income eco-friendly farms (e.g., shade coffee) in rural Monteverde. This will deepen students’ understanding of service learning and environment, health and income issues in Costa Rica, while providing services which locals find valuable. This trip includes homestays with Costa Rican families, and a weekend rest at Samara beach.
    Offered: Alternate years.

    Core Requirement(s): Counts toward core requirement: International Perspective; Diverse Perspectives; Civic Engagement.
    Prerequisite(s): IS 235 .
  
  
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    IS 275 - Internship


    1-4 credit(s)
    See department for details. Internship contract required.
  
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    IS 311 - Global Skills I: Prepare


    2 credit(s)
    In our globalized world, the ability to engage with cultural difference is a valuable skill. This course is designed to develop your intercultural communication skills and broaden your worldview for a smoother adaption to study abroad or other cross-cultural contexts. You’ll get the most out of your cross-cultural experience and learn to communicate in diverse social and cultural settings. “Global Skills I” is part of a 3-course program to maximize your learning experience; see IS 312 /HUM 312  and IS 313 /HUM 313 . Also listed as HUM 311 .
    Core Requirement(s): Counts toward core requirements: International Perspective, Diverse Perspectives, and Social Systems and Human Behavior.
  
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    IS 312 - Global Skills II: Engage


    1 credit(s)
    This is an online course to support Pacific students studying abroad or participating in a semester-long cross-cultural experience, and it is open to international students studying at Pacific. Through online discussions, experiential assignments and written reflection, you will engage in processing your intercultural experiences while they are happening. As a result, you will adapt more effectively and deeply with your host culture. Global Skills 2 is part of a 3-course program to develop intercultural competence.
    Core Requirement(s): Counts toward core requirements: International Perspectives and Diverse Perspectives.
    Prerequisite(s): IS 311  or HUM 311  
    Corequisite(s): Pacific University Study Abroad Program or other intercultural experience.
  
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    IS 313 - Global Skills III: Leverage


    1 credit(s)
    In this course, you will learn how to articulate your intercultural experience as an advantage on resumes and during job interviews. Additionally, the course is designed to help you retain your intercultural communication skills, which typically fade after re-entry. The course will support you through your “reverse culture shock” and help you to transition from study-abroad or cross-cultural programs. GS 3 students may help mentor GS 1 students. Global Skills 3 is part of a 3-course program to develop intercultural competence. See descriptions for IS 311 /HUM 311  & 312.
    Core Requirement(s): Counts towards core requirements: International Perspectives and Diverse Perspectives.
    Prerequisite(s): IS 311  or HUM 311  AND IS 312  or HUM 312 .
  
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    IS 318 - The Business of Capitalism in East Asia


    4 credit(s)
    In the past sixty-odd years, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, and, most recently, China, have all become leading economic powers in the world. How did this happen? Why did it happen? Is there such a thing as an “East Asian Business Model”? This course is a comparative history of how capitalism developed in East Asia, with a particular focus on the post-World War Two era. Topics will include the role of science and technology, the interwar economy, the so-called East Asian Model of development, the “Japanese miracle,” the rise of “Market Socialism” in China, the Japanese “bubble economy,” and the role of “traditional” Asian cultures and heritages.
    Core Requirement(s): Counts toward core requirements: International Perspectives and Historical Context.
    Prerequisite(s): Junior standing (60 or more completed credits).
  
  
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    IS 395 - Independent Study


    See department for details. Independent study contract required.
  
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    IS 401 - Senior Seminar


    4 credit(s)
    This course is designed to demonstrate your accumulated knowledge and skills in International Studies in a single original project of your choice, subject to the instructor’s approval. The completed thesis will bring together your geographic area of interest, your international study, your language study as well as an issue of your choosing. The senior seminar will include instruction in sources, materials and methods of research, writing, and critical analysis.
    Prerequisite(s): Senior standing (90 or more completed credits) and declared International Studies major.
  
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    IS 402 - Senior Seminar and Thesis


    2 credit(s)
    A continuation of IS 401 . Sources, materials, and methods of research, writing, and critical analysis. Preparation and defense of major research project.
    Prerequisite(s): IS 401 .
  
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    IS 450 - Special Topics in International Studies


    4 credit(s)
    This seminar course is an elective which focuses on topics of special interest to students and International Studies faculty. The course allows students to explore possible topics for their thesis and the methods for approaching those topics. Students may take the course concurrently with IS 401 . May be repeated for credit.
    Prerequisite(s): Senior standing (90 or more completed credits) and study abroad.
  
  
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    IS 475 - Internship


    See department for details. Internship contract required.
  
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    IS 495 - Independent Research


    Designed to assist students who are embarked upon Senior Thesis work. These are student-conducted individual research projects. Senior Standing in IS. Independent study contract required.

Interprofessional Healthcare Education

These courses are limited to students in the College of Health Professions.

  
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    CHP 405 - Interprofessional Healthcare Spanish I


    2 credit(s)
    First of a 2-part accelerated course to develop the skills needed to understand and communicate in Spanish at a beginning level within the inter-professional healthcare setting. In addition, it will help students gain valuable understanding of basic cultural issues related to Hispanic patients. Counts toward the Concentration in Inter-professional Education. Pass/No Pass.
  
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    CHP 406 - Interprofessional Healthcare Spanish II


    2 credit(s)
    Second of a 2-part accelerated course to develop the skills needed to understand and communicate in Spanish at a intermediate level within the inter-professional healthcare setting. In addition, it will help students gain valuable understanding of basic cultural issues related to Hispanic patients. Counts toward the Concentration in Inter-professional Education. Pass/No Pass.
  
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    CHP 420 - Interprofessional International Travel Prep


    1 credit(s)
    Prepares students for international travel and successful engagement in the role of student practitioner in an educational experience abroad. Focus is on global citizenship, cultural agility, professional and ethical behavior and the pragmatics of preparation for travel. Pass/No Pass.
  
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    CHP 425 - Concentration in Interprofessional Education


    0.5 credit(s)
    The Interprofessional Education concentration is a unique recognition that may be  earned by purusing interprofessional oppurtunities beyond the degree requirements for a student’s program of study. The concentration is formal recognition of knowledge and skills in Interprofessional Education.  Pass/No Pass
  
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    CHP 430 - Interprofessional Global Health


    2 credit(s)
    Designed to offer students an opportunity to prepare for understanding the roles of global environmental and cultural impacts on health care delivery. Focus is on global citizenship, cultural agility, transational models of healthcare, ethics, professionalism and social justice. Pass/No Pass.
  
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    CHP 435 - Burnout Prevention for HC Providers


    1 credit(s)
    Designed to prioritize student well-being during their academic careers in a way that prevents burnout, compassion fatigue and other well-being challenges now and in their future careers. This course combines wellness strategies, stress management skills, and knowledge with competencies in interprofessional practice. Students will learn and practice self-management skills for coping with stress, addressing conflict on the interprofessional team, and wellness promotion in order to a) manage academic stress, b) promote holistic wellness, and c) practice and plan for using these strategies in their professional practice. 1 credit. Pass/No Pass
  
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    CHP 440 - Diving Deep Into Diabetes


    1 credit(s)
    Provides an overview of the risk factors, diagnosis, progression and treatment options for diabetes. This class will also cover how diet and physical activity play a role in the prevention and treatment of diabetes and pre-diabetes. Class participants will get exposure to motivational interviewing and how this skill can help the healthcare professional engage their patients in their diabetes self-management and help improve health outcomes. Lastly, this class will discuss how healthcare reform is changing diabetes treatment and gain a better understanding of Quality Diabetes Measures. Pass/No Pass.
  
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    CHP 450 - Found for IP Prac, Equity, & Inclusion


    1 credit(s)
    This course promotes the development of skills and attitudes needed to function effectively in an interprofessional healthcare community.  Students will work on experiential group activities to increase their knowledge in the four core competencies of interprofessional work as outlined by the Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC). Competencies include:  interprofessional communication, team dynamics and professionalism, roles and responsibilities, and values and ethics for interprofessional practice (https://ipecollaborative.org/). Students will incorporate understanding of the fundamentals of diversity, equity, and inclusion as they can be enacted within those competencies.  The course includes strategies for respectful and effective team building in a multicultural and interprofessional environment. Pass/No Pass
    Offered: Offered in Spring

  
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    CHP 499 - Interdisciplinary Seminar in Health Care


    0.5-3 credit(s)
    Topics vary. See department for details.
  
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    CHP 505 - Healthcare Spanish I


    2 credit(s)
    First of a 2-part accelerated course to develop the skills needed to understand and communicate in Spanish at a beginning level within the healthcare setting. In addition, the course will help students gain valuable understanding of basic cultural issues related to Hispanic patients. Pass/No Pass.
    Offered: Fall and Spring.

  
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    CHP 506 - Healthcare Spanish II


    2 credit(s)
    Second of a 2-part accelerated course to develop the skills needed to understand and communicate in Spanish at an intermediate level within the healthcare setting. In addition, the course will help students gain valuable understanding of basic cultural issues related to Hispanic patients. Pass/No Pass.
    Offered: Fall and Spring.

  
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    CHP 520 - Interprof International Travel Prep


    1 credit(s)
    Prepares students for international travel and successful engagement in the role of student practitioner in an educational experience abroad. Focus is on global citizenship, cultural agility, professional and ethical behavior and the pragmatics of preparation for travel. Pass/No Pass.
  
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    CHP 525 - Concentration in Interprofessional Education


    0.5 credit(s)
    The Interprofessional Education concentration is a unique recognition that may be earned by purusing interprofessional oppurtunities beyond the degree requirements for a student’s program of study. The concentration is formal recognition of knowledge and skills in Interprofessional Education. Pass/No Pass
  
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    CHP 530 - Interprofessional Global Health


    2 credit(s)
    Designed to offer students an opportunity to prepare for understanding the roles of global environmental and cultural impacts on health care delivery. Focus is on global citizenship, cultural agility, transational models of healthcare, ethics, professionalism and social justice. Pass/No Pass.
  
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    CHP 535 - Burnout Prevention for Hc Providers


    1 credit(s)
    Designed to prioritize student well-being during their academic careers in a way that prevents burnout, compassion fatigue and other well-being challenges now and in their future careers. This course combines wellness strategies, stress management skills, and knowledge with competencies in interprofessional practice. Students will learn and practice self-management skills for coping with stress, addressing conflict on the interprofessional team, and wellness promotion in order to a) manage academic stress, b) promote holistic wellness, and c) practice and plan for using these strategies in their professional practice. 1 credit. Pass/No Pass
  
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    CHP 540 - Diving Deep Into Diabetes


    1 credit(s)
    Provides an overview of the risk factors, diagnosis, progression and treatment options for diabetes. This class will also cover how diet and physical activity play a role in the prevention and treatment of diabetes and pre-diabetes. Class participants will get exposure to motivational interviewing and how this skill can help the healthcare professional engage their patients in their diabetes self-management and help improve health outcomes. Lastly, this class will discuss how healthcare reform is changing diabetes treatment and gain a better understanding of Quality Diabetes Measures. Pass/No Pass.
  
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    CHP 550 - Found for IP Prac, Equity, & Inclusion


    1 credit(s)
    Promotes the development of skills and attitudes needed to function effectively in an interprofessional healthcare community. Students will work on experiential group activities to increase their knowledge in the four core competencies of interprofessional work as outlined by the Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC). Competencies include: interprofessional communication, team dynamics and professionalism, roles and responsibilities, and values and ethics for interprofessional practice (https://ipecollaborative.org/). Students will incorporate understanding of the fundamentals of diversity, equity, and inclusion as they can be enacted within those competencies. The course includes strategies for respectful and effective team building in a multicultural and interprofessional environment. 1 credit. Pass/No Pass
    Offered: Offered in Spring

  
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    CHP 599 - Interdisciplinary Seminar in Health Care


    0.5-3 credit(s)
    Topics vary. See department for details.

Japanese

  
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    JAPN 101 - Intro to Japanese Language & Culture


    4 credit(s)
    Intensive introductory Japanese. Training in the basic patterns and structures of Japanese. Emphasis on oral and aural skills. Japanese writing of Hiragana and Katakana is introduced from the beginning to ensure the overall development of language skills. Development of cultural awareness that influences language usage.
  
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    JAPN 102 - Intro to Japanese Language & Culture


    4 credit(s)
    A continuation of JAPN 101 . Intensive introductory Japanese. Training in the basic patterns and structures of Japanese. Emphasis on oral and aural skills. Japanese writing of Hiragana and Katakana is introduced from the beginning to ensure the overall development of language skills. Development of cultural awareness that influences language usage.
    Prerequisite(s): JAPN 101  with a minimum grade of C- or placement.
  
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    JAPN 201 - Intermediate Japanese


    4 credit(s)
    Expansion of conversational and oral presentation skills. Development of reading and writing skills with a focus on essay writing. Application of cultural awareness in Japanese language learning.
    Prerequisite(s): JAPN 102  with a minimum grade of C- or placement.
  
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    JAPN 202 - Intermediate Japanese


    4 credit(s)
    Expansion of conversational skills. Development of reading and writing skills in three different types of characters in Japanese; Hiragana, Katakana, and Kanji. Application of cultural awareness through learning honorific and humble expressions.
    Prerequisite(s): JAPN 102  with a minimum grade of C- or placement.
  
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    JAPN 221 - Kanji for Everyone


    2 credit(s)
    This course is designed for students who are studying Japanese, yet want to improve their skills and knowledge in using Kanji in their coursework and outside of class. The course will apply various teaching methods to make Kanji learning more approachable and interesting to learners. Students will participate in a variety of interactive activities that use Kanji. The course also adopts various approaches to Kanji: historical, linguistic,epistemological and very practical approaches.
    Prerequisite(s): JAPN 102 .
  
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    JAPN 222 - Business Japanese


    2 credit(s)
    Students will visit local Japanese companies and learn about their culture and business practices. The visit is scheduled toward the end of the semester, and the students will be in direct correspondence with a company before and after the visit. The lessons before the visit focus on honorifics, necessarybusiness correspondence, manners, interview and presentation techniques. Students prepare for their company visit by researching the company they are visiting. After the visit, the students will give a presentation about the company they visited in order to share their experiences.
    Prerequisite(s): JAPN 102
  
  
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    JAPN 275 - Internship


    1-4 credit(s)
    See department for details. Internship contract required.
  
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    JAPN 295 - Independent Study


    See department for details. Independent study contract required.
  
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    JAPN 301 - Communicating in Japanese


    4 credit(s)
    Development of communicative competence in Japanese with emphasis on conversational skills. Reading and writing skills will also be practiced to expand vocabulary and cultural knowledge. Application of cultural awareness in various communication situations.
    Prerequisite(s): 8 from 200-level JAPN courses with a minimum grade of C- or equivalent proficiency.
  
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    JAPN 302 - Communicating in Japanese


    4 credit(s)
    Development of communicative competence in Japanese with emphasis on conversational skills. Reading and writing skills will also be practiced to expand vocabulary and cultural knowledge. Application of cultural awareness in various communication situations.
    Prerequisite(s): 8 from 200-level JAPN courses with a minimum grade of C- or equivalent proficiency.
  
  
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    JAPN 395 - Independent Study


    See department for details. Independent study contract required.
  
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    JAPN 401 - Topics in Contemporary Literature


    4 credit(s)
    Study of Japanese culture through selected topics in contemporary literature. Topics include various human relationships in Japan, love and death, aesthetic attitudes, attitudes toward religion. Extensive analysis of these topics by understanding Japanese cultural values, beliefs, norms and behavioral patterns. Taught in Japanese. May be repeated for credit.
    Core Requirement(s): Counts toward core requirements: Humanities (2010-17 catalogs); International Perspectives, Analyzing and Interpreting Texts.
    Prerequisite(s): one 300 level JAPN course with a minimum grade of C-.
  
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    JAPN 402W - Selected Issues in Japanese Press


    4 credit(s)
    The course provides the opportunity to enhance Japanese reading skills and acquisition of cultural knowledge through newspaper and magazine article reading. Supplementary materials are brought in to broaden the student’s understanding of the Japanese language, people and culture. Taught in Japanese. May be repeated for credit with topic varies.
    Offered: Offered intermittently.

    Core Requirement(s): Counts toward core requirement: International Perspectives.
    Prerequisite(s): One 300 level JAPN course with a minimum grade of C-.
  
  
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    JAPN 475 - Internship


    See department for details. Internship contract required.
  
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    JAPN 485W - Seminar in Japanese Studies


    4 credit(s)
    An in-depth study of various cultural issues as reflected in the literature, art, history and politics of Japan. Topics include: survey of Japanese literature in historical context; gender and society; politics and culture. Taught in Japanese. May be repeated for credit.
    Core Requirement(s): Counts toward core requirement: International Perspective.
    Prerequisite(s): One 300 level JAPN course with a minimum grade of C-.
  
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    JAPN 490 - Senior Capstone I


    2 credit(s)
    This capstone course is required of all Japanese majors. Seniors will conduct extensive projects, exploring social, cultural,linguistic or literary issues under the supervision of facultyand write their senior thesis in Japanese. Emphasis will be placed on scholarly work using both Japanese and English reference, acquisition of translation techniques and critical analysis of various written materials.
    Prerequisite(s): Senior standing (90 or more completed credits), declared Japanese major, and study abroad in Japan.
  
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    JAPN 491 - Senior Capstone II


    2 credit(s)
    Continuation of JAPN 490 . Seniors will finish writing a thesis following the outline and research methods proposed in JAPN 490  by applying formal Japanese writing style.
    Prerequisite(s): JAPN 490 .
  
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    JAPN 495 - Research


    See department for details. Independent Study contract required.

Kinesiology

  
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    KINES 100 - Kinesiology: Themes


    1 credit(s)
    An introduction to the various sub-disciplines that make up the field of Kinesiology. Content also will include potential careers, academic advising, and exposure to locating, citing and referencing primary research literature.
    Prerequisite(s): MATH 122  with a minimum grade of C or placement (may be taken concurrently).
  
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    KINES 150 - Select Topics


    1-4 credit(s)
    Study of a particular topic in the field of Kinesiology selected by the instructor and approved by the Kinesiology Department. May or may not include lab/practical activity. May be repeated for credit when topic varies.
  
  
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    KINES 170 - First Aid


    1 credit(s)
    This course provides lay responders with skills and information needed in emergency situations to help sustain life and minimize pain and consequences of injury or sudden illness until professional medical help becomes available. More advanced than standard American Red Cross first aid/CPR class. Previously Listed As: EXMB 105 Pass/No Pass.
  
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    KINES 171 - Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries


    2 credit(s)
    Students will learn to prevent, evaluate, and care for injuries and other health concerns common to athletic participation. The basics of emergency care and preventive taping will also be addressed. Participation fee required. If a student drops or withdraws from the class after some expenses have been accrued the student will be responsible for those expenses. Previously Listed As: EXMB 205
  
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    KINES 195 - Independent Study


    1-4 credit(s)
    See department for details. Independent study contract required. May be repeated for credit.
 

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