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Special Topics Courses

Fall Semester 2015


AHSS 796 — Emerging Trends in Teaching and Learning Online (3 credits)
Study of the theory, historical development, and practical applications of the distance education movement.  Examination of learning theory and instructional design theory as it relates to online course development.

CE 499/696 — Groundwater Remediation (3 credits)
Science and technology involved in groundwater contaminant remediation including modeling groundwater remediation systems. Prereq: CE 370 and at least junior standing.

LANG 796 — English Language and Classroom Skills for International GTAs (3-5 credits)
Development of academic oral communication and teaching skills for international graduate teaching assistants. English pronunciation, accuracy, fluency, vocabulary development, and basic classroom teaching skills. Repeatable for credit. S/U grading.

PSCI 796 — Therapeutic Monoclonal Antibodies (2 credits)
The course provides a comprehensive overview of the entire process of discovery, development, and clinical application of therapeutic monoclonal antibodies.

THEA 399 — Stage Combat (3 credits)
Special topic course on the basics of armed and unarmed stage combat. Covers skills necessary for actors and directors, as well as theoretical and ethical considerations for staging violence.

VETS 399 — Companion Small Mammal and Exotic Animal Health and Husbandry (2 credits)
Students will be introduced to the biology, reproduction, and husbandry requirements of domestic small mammal and exotic species. The role these species play in the human animal bond will also be addressed. Prereq: VETS 135 and at least sophomore standing. Students must also be one of the following majors: Animal Science, Equine Science or Veterinary Technology.

VETS 339 — Companion Small Mammal and Exotic Animal Health and Husbandry Laboratory (1 credit)
A laboratory course for Veterinary Technology students which is designed to supplement material covered in the associated lecture. Handling, restraint, nursing, and management techniques relating to small mammal and exotic species will be covered. Prereq: VETS 135, VETS 136, VETS 256 and students must be admitted to the professional Veterinary Technology program. Co-req: VETS 399: Companion Small Mammal and Exotic Animal Health and Husbandry.

Summer Sessions 2015


CJ 399 — Minnesota & North Dakota Criminal Codes (3 credits)
Exploration, comparison and application of Minnesota and North Dakota criminal statutes. This course satisfies the Minnesota Criminal Code course prerequisite for attending peace officer skills training and licensing in Minnesota.

LANG 796 — English Language and Classroom Skills for International GTAs (5 credits)
Development of academic oral communication and teaching skills for international graduate teaching assistants. English pronunciation, accuracy, fluency, vocabulary development, and basic classroom teaching skills. Repeatable for credit. S/U grading.

Spring Semester 2015


AGEC 499 — Advanced Agricultural Lending (3 credits)
Application of credit analysis principles including loan structure, financial analysis, borrower-lender relationship, legal aspect of lending, collateral valuation, and role of financial intermediaries in agriculture. Prereq: AGEC 246 or FIN 320.

AGEC 499 — Agriculture Leadership (1 credit)
A course in agricultural leadership and agricultural policy with presentations from policy makers and industry leaders, including analysis of case studies.

ANSC 399 — Fundamentals of Animal Disease II (Canine, Feline, and Equine) (3 credits)
Basic principles of disease processes and prevention. Comparative review emphasizing infectious and management related diseases in domestic animals with a focus on canine, feline and equine species. An emphasis will be placed on public health. Prereq: VETS 135 or BIOL 220.

AHSS 796 — Emerging Trends in Teaching and Learning Online (3 credits)
Study of the theory, historical development, and practical applications of the distance education movement. Examination of learning theory and instructional design theory as it relates to online course development.

BIOC 791 — Structural Basis of Membrane Transport and Signaling (3 credits)
Advanced topics in membrane transport and signaling will be discussed. Focus will be on the structure and function of proteins involved in these processes and events. Prereq: BIOC 660 or BIOC 701.

CE 499/696 — Environmental Engineering Design (3 credits)
Engineering design process that integrates various design principles and components with a focus on environmental engineering systems. Prereq: CE 370 and CE 408.

CJ/POLS 399 — Federal Law Enforcement and Crime Policy (3 credits)
Examination of the history, development, current make-up, and jurisdiction of federal law enforcement in the United States, as well as the role of the federal government in setting national crime policy.

FIN 499 — Using Bloomberg (3 credits)
Introduction to the Bloomberg Terminal System. Students will learn to navigate and use the Bloomberg terminal to analyze financial markets, assess economic scenarios, and interpret key news events impacting the global economy. Department consent required. Prereq: FIN 410 and students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher. Co-req: FIN 420.

LANG 199 — Dakota Language I (3 credits)
An introduction to the Dakota language; essential grammar, pronunciation, and high-frequency vocabulary to develop conversational proficiency.

LANG 199 — Dakota Language II (3 credits)
An introduction to the Dakota language; essential grammar, pronunciation, and high-frequency vocabulary to develop conversational proficiency. Prereq: Dakota Language I or the equivalent.

LANG 796 — English Language and Classroom Skills for International GTAs (5 credits)
Development of academic oral communication and teaching skills for international graduate teaching assistants. English pronunciation, accuracy, fluency, vocabulary development, and basic classroom teaching skills. Repeatable for credit. S/U grading.

MLS/RC/RS 199 — Understanding and Developing Compassion as a Patient Care Provider (1 credit)
Examination of multiple perspectives on compassion, and reflection on the role of compassion and empathy broadly and in relation to healthcare. Opportunity to apply these concepts through volunteer service in a patient care setting. Prereq: Pre-Radiologic Sciences, Pre-Respiratory Care or Pre-Medical Laboratory Science majors only.

MLS/NURS/PHRM/RC/RS 499 — Interprofessional Health Care Practice (3 credits)
This course is designed for pharmacy, nursing, and allied science students to learn necessary skills, attitudes, and knowledge to function as an effective member of the health care team.

MRKT 499 — Advanced Professional Selling (1 credit)
A group study of the known and established literature of a field, or other evidence, for purposes of scholarly development. In this case, the development of understanding of advanced professional selling frameworks. Prereq: MRKT 430. Co-req: MRKT 430, MRKT 434.

MRKT 499 — Customer Relationship Management and Sales Technology (3 credits)
Introduction to principles of customer relationship management, sales automation, and use of technology in professional sales. Prereq: MRKT 320 and 2.5 minimum cumulative GPA.

NURS 399 — Transcultural Health Care (1 credit)
Health needs of people from various cultures are studied within a framework for cultural assessment and intervention. Cultural definitions of health and illness, values, beliefs, and behaviors are explored. Prereq: admission to the professional Nursing program.


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