Apr 21, 2024  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS


 

Music Education

  
  • MED 106 - Brass Techniques II


    Study of horn, trombone, euphonium, and tuba with emphasis on the similarities and differences in playing and teaching all of the brass instruments. Transposition, writing for brass instruments, and other topics included. Course Codes: AFJ. Additional course fee required.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course codes: AFJ. Additional course fee required. Normal cycle offering: Fall and Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 1
  
  • MED 203 - Woodwind Techniques I


    General introduction to techniques, performance problems, and teaching methods of the woodwind family. Instruction on clarinet and saxophone. Course Codes: AFJ. Additional course fee required.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: AFJ. Additional course fee required. Normal cycle offering: Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 1
  
  • MED 204 - Woodwind Techniques II


    General introduction to techniques, performance problems, and teaching methods of the woodwind family. Instruction on flute, oboe, bassoon and saxophone. Reed making and adjusting, transposition, and other topics included. Course Codes: AFJ. Prereqs: MED 203. Additional course fee required.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: AFJ. Prereqs: MED 203. Additional course fee required. Normal cycle offering: Fall. Yearly cycle: odd years.

    Credits: 1
  
  • MED 205 - String Techniques I


    Basic instruction in correct playing and teaching of string playing. Emphasis on violin. Course Codes: AFJ. Additional course fee required.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: AFJ. Additional course fee required. Normal cycle offering: Fall. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 1
  
  • MED 206 - String Techniques II


    Basic pedagogy and instruction for viola, cello, and string bass. Course Codes: AFJ. Prereqs: Med 205 or approval of instructor. Additional course fee required.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: AFJ. Prereqs: Med 205 or approval of instructor. Additional course fee required. Normal cycle offering: Spring. Yearly cycle: odd years.

    Credits: 1
  
  • MED 208 - Psychological Foundations of Education


    This course focuses on the study and application of the foundations of teaching and learning. The emphasis is on understanding successful inclusive learning environments for all learners in music classrooms. Topics include theories about child and adolescent development, language development, motivation, learner differences and exceptionalities, and assessment. Course Codes: AFHJR. Prereqs: MED*102.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: AFHJR. Prereqs: MED*102. Normal cycle offering: Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 3
  
  • MED 299 - Orientation to the Professional Semester


    Preparation for student teaching. Course Codes: AF. Corequisite: MED*301.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: AF. Corequisite: MED*301. Normal cycle offering: Fall. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 0
  
  • MED 301 - Secondary Music Education Methods


    Teaching music at the middle school and high school levels. Topics include the following: administrative and professional roles of the music educator; curriculum surveys; assessment; public relations and communication processes between school, home and community; using technology for research, organizational skills and teaching; and methods for teaching literacy skills for the adolescent. A 35-hour field placement in a secondary school music program is required and provides opportunity for guided observation, teaching and feedback. Prereq: MED*102. Requires 35 hours of off-site observation in area public schools. Corequisite: MED*299.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prereq: MED*102. Requires 35 hours of off-site observation in area public schools. Corequisite: MED*299. Normal cycle offering: Fall. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 3
  
  • MED 302 - Elementary Music Education Methods


    Teaching general music at the primary and intermediate levels based on the national and state standards for music education. Topics include: the study of methodologies (such as Kodaly, Orff, Dalcroze, MLT, and CM); a review of materials and resources available to elementary music educators; lesson planning and teaching demonstrations; appropriate teaching practices for special learners; the use of music from various cultures in the classroom; proficient accompanying skills on the autoharp and piano; effective use of the recorder in elementary general music; and assessment techniques for music educators. A 35-hour field placement in an elementary school music program is required and provides opportunities for guided observation, teaching and feedback. Course Codes: AFJ. Requires 35 hours of off-site observation in area public schools.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: AFJ. Requires 35 hours of off-site observation in area public schools. Normal cycle offering: Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 3
  
  • MED 331 - Practicum in Music


    A pre-professional guided learning experience open to all music majors. Course Codes: FGHQ. 15 hours fieldwork required. Instructor consent required. Pre-requisites: 2 semesters of MUP 1__.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: FGHQ. 15 hours fieldwork required. Instructor consent required. Pre-requisites: 2 semesters of MUP 1__. Normal cycle offering: Fall, Summer, and Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 1
  
  • MED 373 - Band Techniques and Literature


    A study of the techniques and literature required to administer and teach a band program for the beginning and intermediate instrumental students. Course Codes: AG. Prereq: MUS 271.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: AG. Prereq: MUS 271. Normal cycle offering: Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 2
  
  • MED 374 - Choral Techniques and Literature


    An in-depth examination of choral literature appropriate for elementary and middle school choral students. Course Codes: AFJ. Prereq: MUS 272, MUS 371.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: AFJ. Prereq: MUS 272, MUS 371. Normal cycle offering: Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 2
  
  • MED 375 - String Techniques and Pedagogy


    This is a class in the study of techniques and literature required to administer and teach an orchestra, string lesson and chamber music program for beginning through advanced students. Course Codes: AG. Prereq: ENS 098.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: AG. Prereq: ENS 098. Normal cycle offering: Spring. Yearly cycle: odd years.

    Credits: 2
  
  • MED 401 - Special Education Methods


    A survey of music education and music therapy materials, methods and techniques to facilitate successful inclusion of special learners in the music classroom, lessons and ensembles. Taken concurrently with Med 403 and Med 465. Prereq: MED*301 MED*302 and GPA 2.7 or higher. Coreq: MED*403 MED*465.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prereq: MED*301 MED*302 and GPA 2.7 or higher. Coreq: MED*403 MED*465. Normal cycle offering: Fall. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 3
  
  • MED 403 - Seminar in School Music


    A senior seminar in the interaction of theory and practice in public school music today. Ethical issues, professional development and the certification of a professional portfolio are included. Taken concurrently with MED 401/465 or MED 665. Prerequisites: MED 301, 302. Prereq: MED*301 and MED*302, and GPA 2.7 or higher. Coreq: MED*401/465 or MED*665.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prereq: MED*301 and MED*302, and GPA 2.7 or higher. Coreq: MED*401/465 or MED*665. Normal cycle offering: Fall. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 2
  
  • MED 465 - Student Teaching


    Two student teaching placements in vocal/general/ instrumental music; one at the elementary level and one at the secondary level. Taken with Med 401 and Med 403. Required for music certification at Nazareth College. Prereq: MED*301 MED*302 and GPA 2.7 or higher. Coreq: MED*401 MED*403.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prereq: MED*301 MED*302 and GPA 2.7 or higher. Coreq: MED*401 MED*403. Normal cycle offering: Fall. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 6

Music Ensemble

  
  • ENS 079 - Rock Ensemble


    The Nazareth College Rock Ensemble is a non-auditioned ensemble dedicated to the performance of outstanding rock and roll repertoire spanning from the early 1950’s to the present. Students will study improvisation as well as appropriate stylistic and musical traits associated with various rock genre including the blues, R&B, rockabilly, folk rock, classic rock, surf rock, pop rock, progressive rock, soul, punk as well as more contemporary styles such as jam band rock, indie rock among others. Additionally, students will learn how to rehearse and prepare a rock song from beginning to performance and how to promote and market a rock band. The ensemble is open to all Nazareth College students. Course Codes: B.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: B.
    Normal cycle offering: Fall and Spring, all years.

    Credits: 0 or .5
  
  • ENS 080 - Nazareth College Wind Symphony


    The Nazareth College Wind Symphony is an ensemble containing approximately 50 of the finest music and non-music majors on campus, and is dedicated to presenting a variety of works from all musical periods, cultures and styles, featuring both core and contemporary repertoire, and new repertoire by emerging composers. Membership in the Wind Symphony is open to all Nazareth students regardless of major, by audition only. Presents 4-6 concerts a year. Course Codes: BGO.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: BGO.
    Normal cycle offering: Fall and Spring, all years.

    Credits: 0 or .5 or 1
  
  • ENS 081 - Nazareth College Symphonic Band


    The Nazareth College Symphonic Band is an ensemble of music and non-music majors. It is open to all Nazareth students and the greater Rochester community regardless of major. The Symphonic Band is dedicated to presenting concerts of high-quality band repertoire and providing an opportunity for all Nazareth College students to perform. Presents 4 concerts a year. Course Codes: B.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: B.
    Normal cycle offering: Fall and Spring, all years.

    Credits: 0 or .5 or 1
  
  • ENS 082 - Nazareth College Symphony Orchestra


    The Nazareth College Symphony Orchestra is a 75 musician ensemble that performs professional level orchestral classical and popular literature, performing a minimum of two concerts per semester. Membership is open to all qualified Nazareth students upon successful completion of audition. Course Codes: BGO.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: BGO.
    Normal cycle offering: Fall and Spring, all years.

    Credits: 0 or .5 or 1
  
  • ENS 083 - Chamber Players: Strings


    Chamber players is open to all string primary music majors and advanced non-music majors seeking a  string quartet or small ensemble experience.  This course is open campus-wide to qualified students. Audition  required. Course Codes: BGO.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: BGO.
    Normal cycle offering: Fall and Spring, all years.

    Credits: 0
  
  • ENS 084 - Chamber Singers


    A select vocal group, open campus-wide to qualified students. Audition required. Course Codes: BGO.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: BGO.
    Normal cycle offering: Fall and Spring, all years.

    Credits: 0 or .5 or 1
  
  • ENS 086 - Opera Workshop


    Concepts of opera as an art form through full stage productions and scenes from operas of various periods in history. Course Codes: BGO.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: BGO.
    Normal cycle offering: Fall and Spring, all years.

    Credits: 0
  
  • ENS 087 - Jazz Ensemble


    The jazz ensemble-standard saxophone, trumpet, trombone, and rhythm instrumentation-performs standard (and not-so-standard) works from the libraries of professional big bands, and original compositions and arrangements from students, the director, and others. Members learn how to approach improvisation and how to interpret notation in the various styles of swing, Latin, and funk. The group performs both on and off campus each semester. Audition and/or permission of director required. Course Codes: BGO.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: BGO.
    Normal cycle offering: Fall and Spring, all years.

    Credits: 0 or .5 or 1
  
  • ENS 088 - Jazz Combo


    Open to all campus musicians, majors and non-majors, members will be placed into one of two groups: “Loose Change,” an auditioned small ensemble, presents a formal concert each semester, and performs for other on and off campus events. The ensemble explores the standard jazz repertory, and frequently focuses on select composers or styles each semester; student compositions are encouraged. Members will typically have had some experience with jazz improvisation. “Jazz Lab Band” continues the high school jazz band experience, explores literature that can be taught in public school settings, and introduces improvisation studies.  Course Codes: BGO.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: BGO.
    Normal cycle offering: Fall and Spring, all years.

    Credits: 0 or .5
  
  • ENS 089 - Chamber Players: Percussion


    A performance ensemble which is open to students and faculty across the campus who have percussion experience. Repertoire includes classic literature, new music, found object and theatrical works, jazz and contemporary styles, student compositions and marimba ensembles. Course Codes: BGO.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: BGO.
    Normal cycle offering: Fall and Spring, all years.

    Credits: 0
  
  • ENS 090 - Chamber Players: Winds/Saxophone


    Chamber Winds is an ensemble open to all woodwind and french horn players,  music majors and non-music majors.  Music majors may use this to satisfy a chamber ensemble/minor ensemble requirement. Members gain valuable ensemble, musical, and technical advancement through the study, rehearsal, and performance of standard chamber wind repertoire, arrangements, and new works by living composers. Course Codes: BGO. Normal cycle offering: Fall and Spring, all years.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: BGO.
    Normal cycle offering: Fall and Spring, all years.

    Credits: 0
  
  • ENS 091 - Chamber Players: Piano


    Ensemble experience for pianists. Features study in piano duos, trios and quartets, vocal accompanying, chamber music. Required for piano primaries; open to other qualified students upon audition. Course Codes: BGO. Coreq: MUP 1B. Normal cycle offering: Fall and Spring, all years.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: BGO.
    Coreq: MUP 1B.
    Normal cycle offering: Fall and Spring, all years.

    Credits: 0
  
  • ENS 092 - Chamber Players: Brass


    Chamber Brass is a  chamber ensemble open to all brass players whether they are music majors or not. Music majors may use this to satisfy a chamber ensemble/minor ensemble requirement. Members gain valuable ensemble, musical, and technical advancement through the study, rehearsal, and performance of standard chamber wind repertoire, arrangements, and new works by living composers. Course Codes: BGO. Normal cycle offering: Fall and Spring, all years.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: BGO.
    Normal cycle offering: Fall and Spring, all years.

    Credits: 0
  
  • ENS 095 - Vocal Jazz Ensemble


    A select ensemble vocal group, open campus wide to qualified students. Audition required. Course Codes: BGO. Normal offering cycle: Fall and Spring, variable years.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: BGO. Normal offering cycle: Fall and Spring, variable years.

    Credits: 0
  
  • ENS 096 - Concert Choir


    A campus-wide vocal ensemble for both men and women, with concerts each semester. Course Codes: B. Normal cycle offering: Fall and Spring, all years.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: B.
    Normal cycle offering: Fall and Spring, all years.

    Credits: 0 or .5 or 1
  
  • ENS 098 - Chamber Orchestra


    Required of all music degree students whose primary instrument is violin, viola, cello, or string bass, this ensemble will allow the string student to rehearse and perform orchestra and string works and examine the technique and performance issues of string playing.  Wind students may participate as needed for the repertoire. Course Codes: BGO. Co-req: ENS 082. Normal cycle offering: Fall, all years.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: BGO.
    Co-req: ENS 082.
    Normal cycle offering: Fall, all years.

    Credits: 0 or .5

Musical Theatre

  
  • MTHA 1A - Primary Voice Lessons


    Weekly voice lessons.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: AFS.
    Coreq: MUG 096.
    Additional course fee required.

    Credits: 1

  
  • MTHA 370 - PII American Musical Theatre


    (Perspectives II course) The development of modern musical theatre from both a historical and structural perspective. The works of representative composers, lyricists, librettists and director-choreographers will be investigated in an effort to illuminate the form’s development. Course Codes: BR. Prereq: PEQ in Visual and Performing Arts.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: BR. Prereq: PEQ in Visual and Performing Arts. Normal cycle offering: Spring. Yearly cycle: irregular offering.

    Credits: 3
  
  • MTHA 403 - Musical Theatre Special Topic


    This course will be used to offer different kind of topics that not usually cover in the Musical Theatre Curriculum. Topics will be vary depend on the need and expertise of our faculty. Course Codes: C. Special Topic.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: C. Special Topic. Normal cycle offering: Variable. Yearly cycle: irregular offering.

    Credits: 1 to 3

Music Therapy

  
  • MTR 102 - Introduction to Music Therapy


    An orientation to the historical background and philosophical bases of music therapy and functions of the music therapist as a healthcare professional. Prerequisite for major and for all other music therapy courses. Includes observations of board-certified music therapists. Course Codes: AB.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: AB. Normal cycle offering: Fall. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 1
  
  • MTR 103 - Music Therapy: An Introduction


    An online course which provides an overview of the profession of Music Therapy through readings, observations of board-certified music therapists, and professional reflection. Non-majors and undergraduate transfer students register for 1 credit; graduate students who need a remedial undergraduate intro course register for 3 credits. This is an on-line, distance learning course. Students are expected to participate from the first day of classes. An online course is best suited to students who are self-directed and very familiar with Moodle and other computer technology. For important information, please refer to the following: go.naz.edu/tlt-online In addition to the on-line course components, students must complete two observations of music therapy in two different settings.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    This is an on-line, distance learning course. Students are expected to participate from the first day of classes. An online course is best suited to students who are self-directed and very familiar with Moodle and other computer technology. For important information, please refer to the following: go.naz.edu/tlt-online In addition to the on-line course components, students must complete two observations of music therapy in two different settings. Normal cycle offering: Fall, Summer, and Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 1 to 3
  
  • MTR 201 - Principles of Music Therapy


    Development of the accountability procedures needed in music therapy, including assessment, treatment and evaluation. The course will focus on writing appropriate music therapy goals and objectives, measuring client progress. Includes experience in community music settings. Course Codes: AF. Prereq: MTR 102 or MTR 103.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: AF. Prereq: MTR 102 or MTR 103. Normal cycle offering: Fall. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 3
  
  • MTR 202 - Methods and Materials in Music Therapy


    Course will provide skills in developing therapeutic, goal-oriented music experiences, and will increase skills with certain social instruments. Course Codes: AF. Prereq: MTR 201.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: AF. Prereq: MTR 201. Normal cycle offering: Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 3
  
  • MTR 204 - Percussion for Music Therapy


    Percussion techniques integral to music therapy clinical work.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: AFJ.  Prereq: MED*103.  Open to Music Therapy majors only. Additional course fee required.
     

    Credits: 1
  
  • MTR 204 - Percussion for Music Therapy


    Percussion techniques integral to music therapy clinical work.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: AFJ. Prereq: MED*103. Additional course fee required. Open to Music Therapy majors only.

    Credits: 1
  
  • MTR 204 - Percussion for Music Therapy


    Percussion techniques integral to music therapy clinical work.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: AFJ. Prereq: MED*103. Additional course fee required. Open to Music Therapy majors only.

    Credits: 1
  
  • MTR 204 - Percussion for Music Therapy


    Percussion techniques integral to music therapy clinical work.Course Codes: AFJ. Prereq: MED*103. Additional course fee required. Open to Music Therapy majors only.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: AFJ. Prereq: MED*103. Additional course fee required. Open to Music Therapy majors only. Normal cycle offering: Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 1
  
  • MTR 302 - Psychology of Music


    The fundamentals of the music experience as explored through studies in psychology, sociology, cognition, and philosophy. The musical mind, music and sensory perception, the development of musical preferences and skills, and the role of music in society are key topics. Course Codes: AB

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: AB Normal cycle offering: Fall. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 3
  
  • MTR 311 - Clinical Improvisation in Music Therapy


    Clinical Improvisation in Music Therapy is an undergraduate course designed to explore the uses of music improvisation in individual and group music therapy settings. This course will review models and techniques of music therapy improvisation included in existing literature. Course Codes: AF. Prereq: MTR 201, MTR 202.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: AF. Prereq: MTR 201, MTR 202. Normal cycle offering: Fall. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 2
  
  • MTR 331 - Practicum I


    Field work in which experience is gained in facilitating music therapy sessions with music therapists in local clinical facilities and the on-campus Lipson Music Therapy Clinic. Weekly seminars with music therapy faculty. Minimum one hour direct clinical service, one hour seminar weekly. Course Codes: AF. Prereqs: MUX 229, MUX 282. Additional course fee required.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: AF. Prereqs: MUX 229, MUX 282. Additional course fee required. Normal cycle offering: Fall. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 1
  
  • MTR 332 - Practicum II


    Field work in which experience is gained in facilitating music therapy sessions with music therapists in local clinical facilities and the on-campus Lipson Music Therapy Clinic. Weekly seminars with music therapy faculty. Minimum one hour direct clinical service, one hour seminar weekly. Course Codes: AF. Prereqs: MTR 331. Additional course fee required.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: AF. Prereqs: MTR 331. Additional course fee required. Normal cycle offering: Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 1
  
  • MTR 360 - Instrumental Methods and Repertoire for Music Therapists


    Introduction to mechanics and techniques of the string, wind, and brass instruments for use in the music therapy setting. The course will review music therapy clinical practice and research using orchestral and world music instruments. Additionally, the course will explore repertoire in a variety of genres. Course Codes: AF.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: AF. Normal cycle offering: Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 3
  
  • MTR 401 - Influence of Music on Behavior


    A study of populations served by music therapists with a focus on medical, educational, and behavioral settings and the music therapy approaches used ; an introduction to reading and critiquing empirical studies in music. Course Codes: AF. Prereqs: MTR 201, 202.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: AF. Prereqs: MTR 201, 202. Normal cycle offering: Fall. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 3
  
  • MTR 402 - Music in Therapy


    A study of populations served by music therapists with a focus on psychotherapeutic and creative music therapy settings; an introduction to counseling and group processes; and development of professional/business skills. Course Codes: AF. Prereq: MTR 401.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: AF. Prereq: MTR 401. Normal cycle offering: Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 3
  
  • MTR 403 - Research in Music Therapy


    This course will focus on research methods used in everyday clinic work and the evaluation of published quantitative and qualitative research. Course Codes: AF. Prereqs: MTR 201, 202, 401.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: AF. Prereqs: MTR 201, 202, 401. Normal cycle offering: Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 2
  
  • MTR 431 - Practicum III


    Field work in which experience is gained in facilitating music therapy sessions with music therapists in local clinical facilities and the on-campus Lipson Music Therapy Clinic. Weekly seminars with registered music therapy faculty. Minimum one hour direct clinical service, one hour seminar weekly. Course Codes: AF. Prereqs: MUX 226, MUX 232. Additional fee required.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: AF. Prereqs: MUX 226, MUX 232. Additional fee required. Normal cycle offering: Fall. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 1
  
  • MTR 432 - Practicum IV


    Field work in which experience is gained in facilitating music therapy sessions with music therapists in local clinical facilities and the on-campus Lipson Music Therapy Clinic. Weekly seminars with registered music therapy faculty. Minimum one hour direct clinical service, one hour seminar weekly. Course codes: AF Prereqs: MUX 329. Additional course fee required.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course codes: AF Prereqs: MUX 329. Additional course fee required. Normal cycle offering: Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 1
  
  • MTR 483 - Music Therapy Internship


    Minimum of 1040-hour internship at an AMTA - or Nazareth-approved clinical training center. Application is made upon departmental approval. Diploma will be awarded upon completion of internship. Chair Approval Required. Student must fill out the Petition for being less than 6 credits and have the Program Director sign the form. Course Codes: G.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Chair Approval Required. Student must fill out the Petition for being less than 6 credits and have the Program Director sign the form. Course Codes: G. Normal cycle offering: Fall, Summer, and Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 0

Music/Business

  
  • MUB 101 - Music Business I


    Music Business I will focus on several aspects of the music business including a general overview of the industry, record labels, radio, publishing, performance and merchandising, artist management, promotion, and information on getting started in the music business. Careers options in the industry will be examined, along with an analysis of where the industry is headed in relation to new technologies, and what new business models are being created in response to these changes.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Normal cycle offering: Fall. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 3
  
  • MUB 222 - Introduction to Recording


    This course will focus on computer-based digital recording, editing, mixing, and mastering of music. Topics include basic studio electronics and signal flow, dynamic processing, basic microphone design, studio acoustics, basic session procedures and the role of the audio engineer and producer in the creation and recording of music. Prereq: MUB 101. Music Business Majors only, or permission of instructor.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prereq: MUB 101. Music Business Majors only, or permission of instructor. Normal cycle offering: Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 3
  
  • MUB 301 - Music Business II


    Music Business II will focus on several aspects of the legal environment of the music business including various aspects of Contract Law, Copyright Law, Record Deals, Songwriter Deals, Music Publishing, Music Licensing, and the Law as it relates to the Internet as well as numerous other topics. The course will also examine the various legal traps and/or mistakes that plague artists and business people in the industry. Prereqs: MUB 101

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prereqs: MUB 101 Normal cycle offering: Fall. Yearly cycle: odd years.

    Credits: 3
  
  • MUB 401 - Effective Music Management


    This course explores the role of the arts administrator in the management of various performing arts organizations (i.e. community and professional orchestras, choirs and concert bands). Students will be presented a basic vocabulary and explanation of the roles and associated skills necessary to work successfully in a performing arts organization including: Executive Director/CEO; Departments of Development, Marketing, Public Relations, Artistic Programming/Operations, Special Events, Box Office, and Education: as well as the role of a Board of Directors. Students will examine and compare a variety of arts organization websites, supporting materials, and use of organizational social networking. The role of professional organizations in orchestra, band and choral ensembles will be discussed, i.e. League of American Orchestras. Course codes: AB.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course codes: AB. Normal cycle offering: Spring. Yearly cycle: odd years.

    Credits: 0.5
  
  • MUB 483 - Music/Business Internship I


    Practical guided learning experience at a business or organization with the student spending at least 10 weeks (8 weeks in the summer) for a total of at least 120 hours of time at an internship site. Supervised placement provides experience appropriate to the student’s knowledge skills and interests. In addition to the on-site activities students complete reflective assignments and participate in three seminar discussions to connect their experiential learning with their academics. Performance evaluation assessment of the internship and self-assessment of learning occur at the end of the semester. Students can apply for pre-existing internships or consult with Director of Internship and their home department to discuss a new opportunity. All college policies related to internships apply. Prereqs: MUB 101, plus MGT*214 or MGT*301. Junior Status, minimum GPA of 2.5.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prereqs: MUB 101, plus MGT*214 or MGT*301. Junior Status, minimum GPA of 2.5. Normal cycle offering: Fall, Summer, and Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 3
  
  • MUB 484 - Music/Business Internship II


    This course is reserved for students who have already completed a first internship at the 483 level. Practical guided learning experience at a business or organization with the student spending at least 10 weeks (8 weeks in the summer) for a total of at least 120 hours of time at an internship site. Supervised placement provides experience appropriate to the student’s knowledge skills and interests. In addition to the on-site activities students complete reflective assignments and projects to connect their experiential learning with their academics. Performance evaluation assessment of the internship and self-assessment of learning occur at the end of the semester. Students can apply for pre-existing internships or consult with Director of Internship and their home department to discuss a new opportunity. All College policies related to internships apply. Prereqs: MUB 101, plus MGT*214 or MGT*301. Junior Status, minimum GPA of 2.5.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prereqs: MUB*101, plus MGT*214 or MGT*301. Junior Status, minimum GPA of 2.5. Normal cycle offering: Fall, Summer, and Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 3

Nursing

  
  • NSG 103 - Introduction to Health Care Terminology


    Students in this course will learn the process for analyzing words used in health care settings. They will learn prefixes, suffixes and roots of terminology in order to develop an understanding of the messages being conveyed.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Normal cycle offering: Fall, Summer, and Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 1
  
  • NSG 201 - Intro Transcultural Nursing


    This course provides an overview of the Transcultural nursing framework. Students will explore the importance of transcultural nursing in contemporary society and identify the key components of cultural competence.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Normal cycle offering: Fall, Summer, and Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 3
  
  • NSG 208 - Health Assessment in a Multicultural Society


    This course explores the concept of health and health assessment within the professional nursing role. Specific skills of physical, psychological, and sociocultural assessment are taught and practiced. Course Codes: AF. Prereq: BIO*210/210L. Prerequisite or corequisite: BIO*211/211L. Additional course fee required.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: AF. Prereq: BIO*210/210L. Prerequisite or corequisite: BIO*211/211L. Additional course fee required. Normal cycle offering: Fall, Summer, and Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 3
  
  • NSG 209 - Clinical Pharmacology


    This course examines various pharmaceutical agents administered in health care settings. Pharmaceutical, pharmacokinetic, and pharmacodynamic components of drug actions will be reviewed. Specific pharmaceutical agents, their actions, indications, side effects, interactions, contraindications, precautions, dosages, and methods of administration will be examined. Prereq: BIO 210/210L, CHM.Q 140/140L. Prereq OR Coreq: BIO 211/211L, BIO 318/318L. Coreq: NSG 210.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prereq: BIO 210/210L, CHM.Q 140/140L. Prereq OR Coreq: BIO 211/211L, BIO 318/318L. Coreq: NSG 210. Normal cycle offering: Fall, Summer, and Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 3
  
  • NSG 210 - Pharmacological Calculations for Nurses


    This course is designed to assist the student in learning how to calculate the correct dosage for medication administration. Students will practice basic mathematical skills, and dosage calculation formulas for safe administration of medications to patients across the lifespan. Co-requisite: NSG 209

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Co-requisite: NSG 209 Normal cycle offering: Fall, Summer, and Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 1
  
  • NSG 301 - Foundations of Transcultural Nursing


    Students explore and develop the knowledge, attitudes, and skills needed for cultural competence. Therapeutic communication, teaching-learning principles, and the nursing process are central aspects of the course. Course Codes: AF Prereq: NSG 201, NSG 209, NSG 208. Coreq: NSG 301L.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: AF Prereq: NSG 201, NSG 209, NSG 208. Coreq: NSG 301L. Normal cycle offering: Fall and Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 3
  
  • NSG 301L - Foundations of Transcultural Nursing Lab


    Students in this course explore and develop the knowledge, attitudes, and skills needed to provide culturally competent nursing care. Therapeutic communication, teaching-learning principles, and the nursing process are central aspects of the course. Course codes: AFH Coreq: NSG 301. Additional course fee required. Clinical site off campus. Students must present evidence of compliance with hospital requirements by the dates outlined in the student handbook. Clinical Placements at Rochester Area Hospitals/Agencies.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course codes: AFH Coreq: NSG 301. Additional course fee required. Clinical site off campus. Students must present evidence of compliance with hospital requirements by the dates outlined in the student handbook. Clinical Placements at Rochester Area Hospitals/Agencies. Normal cycle offering: Fall and Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 2
  
  • NSG 304 - Care of Adults/Older Adults I


    This course addresses the provision of cultural competent nursing care to adults and older adults with complex health problems; interdisciplinary health care, case management, quality management, and advocacy are explored. Course codes: AF. Prerequisites and corequisites change beginning Fall 2017. Prerequisites: NSG 208, NSG 209, NSG 210. Corequisites: NSG 301, NSG 301L.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course codes: AF. Prerequisites and corequisites change beginning Fall 2017. Prerequisites: NSG 208, NSG 209, NSG 210. Corequisites: NSG 301, NSG 301L. Normal cycle offering: Fall and Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 3
  
  • NSG 305 - Care of Adults/Older Adults II


    Students in this course learn to provide culturally competent nursing care to adults and older adults with complex health problems. Topics explored include interdisciplinary health care, case management, quality management, and patient advocacy. Prereq: NSG*304. Coreq: NSG*305L. Additional course fee required.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prereq: NSG*304. Coreq: NSG*305L. Additional course fee required. Normal cycle offering: Fall and Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 3
  
  • NSG 305L - Care of Adults/Older Adults II Lab


    Students in this course apply the knowledge and skills required to provide culturally competent nursing care to adults and older adults with complex health problems; interdisciplinary health care, case management, quality management and advocacy are explored. Course codes: AF. Prereq: NSG*301 NSG*301L NSG*304. Coreq: NSG*305. Clinical site off campus. Additional course fee required. Students must present evidence of compliance with hospital requirements by the dates outlined in the student handbook. Clinical Placements at Rochester Area Hospitals/Agencies.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course codes: AF. Prereq: NSG*301 NSG*301L NSG*304. Coreq: NSG*305. Clinical site off campus. Additional course fee required. Students must present evidence of compliance with hospital requirements by the dates outlined in the student handbook. Clinical Placements at Rochester Area Hospitals/Agencies. Normal cycle offering: Fall and Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 2
  
  • NSG 323 - Nursing in a Multicultural Society


    This course facilitates transition from previous nursing education and practice to the baccalaureate role. Students will examine the importance of the issues that have influenced professional nursing. The development of Transcultural nursing as a discipline is addressed. For RN’s only

    Prerequisites & Notes
    For RN’s only Normal cycle offering: Fall, Summer, and Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 3
  
  • NSG 327 - Clinical Decision Making in a Multicultural Society


    This course examines selected physiological systems across the lifespan using clinical decision making with an emphasis on multicultural nursing in selected nursing systems. Course Codes: AF. For RN’s only.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: AF. For RNs only. Normal cycle offering: Fall, Summer, and Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 3
  
  • NSG 341 - Care of Infants, Children and Adolescents


    This course addresses nursing care for clients/patients from birth through adolescence who are well, acutely ill, chronically ill, and disabled. The main perspective is that of children within the context of families. In addition, a transcultural perspective is adopted where various ethnic groups are examined in terms of their health and parenting practices. Nursing measures to insure health promotion, disease prevention, and health restoration are all emphasized.Course Code: A. Prereq: NSG 301, 301L. Coreq: NSG 341L. Additional course fee required.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Code: A. Prereq: NSG 301, 301L. Coreq: NSG 341L. Additional course fee required. Normal cycle offering: Fall and Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 3
  
  • NSG 341L - Care of Infants, Children and Adolescents Lab


    Students in this course analyze nursing care for clients/patients from birth through adolescence who are well, acutely ill, chronically ill, and disabled. The main perspective is that of children within the context of families. In addition, a Transcultural perspective is adopted where various ethnic groups are examined in terms of their health and parenting practices. Nursing measures to insure health promotion, disease prevention and health restoration are all emphasized.Course Code: A. Coreq: NSG 341. Clinical site off campus. Students must present evidence of compliance with hospital requirements by the dates outlined in the student handbook. Clinical Placements at Rochester Area Hospitals/Agencies.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Code: A. Coreq: NSG 341. Clinical site off campus. Students must present evidence of compliance with hospital requirements by the dates outlined in the student handbook. Clinical Placements at Rochester Area Hospitals/Agencies. Normal cycle offering: Fall and Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 2
  
  • NSG 350 - Evidence-based Practice for Clinicians


    This course educates students to use evidence-based research in clinical practice. Students are given the opportunity to gain knowledge about the evidence-based research process, and to develop beginning skills necessary to evaluate research findings.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Normal cycle offering: Fall and Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 3
  
  • NSG 406 - Mental Health Nursing in a Multicultural Society


    This course emphasizes Transcultural mental health care to individuals, families and communities, analyzing a wide variability in expression of symptoms, interpretations, explanations, and expectations associated with mental health and mental illness. Prereq: NSG 304. Coreq: NSG*406L.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prereq: NSG 304. Coreq: NSG*406L. Normal cycle offering: Fall and Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 3
  
  • NSG 406L - Mental Health Nursing in a Multicultural Society Lab


    Students in this course will provide Transcultural health care to individuals with acute mental illness. Students will use interactive processes and therapeutic communication to facilitate effective Transcultural mental health care. Coreq: NSG*406. Clinical site off campus. Students must present evidence of compliance with hospital requirements by the dates outlined in the student handbook. Clinical Placements at Rochester Area Hospitals/Agencies.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Coreq: NSG*406. Clinical site off campus. Students must present evidence of compliance with hospital requirements by the dates outlined in the student handbook. Clinical Placements at Rochester Area Hospitals/Agencies. Normal cycle offering: Fall and Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 2
  
  • NSG 407 - Maternity and Women’s Health Care


    This course focuses on the application of the Transcultural nursing process in family-centered childbirth, women’s health promotion, risk reduction, and disease prevention. Students will study nursing care of women from menarche to menopause with a primary focus on childbearing. Basic concepts of normal and abnormal anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum will be studied. Course Code: A. Prereq: NSG*301/301L. Coreq: NSG*407L.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Code: A. Prereq: NSG*301/301L. Coreq: NSG*407L. Normal cycle offering: Fall and Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 3
  
  • NSG 407L - Maternity and Women’s Health Care Lab


    Students in this course will apply the Transcultural nursing process in family-centered childbirth, women’s health promotion, risk reduction and disease prevention to care of the hospitalized and community-based patients. Course Codes: AF Coreq: NSG 407. Clinical site off campus. Students must present evidence of compliance with hospital requirements by the dates outlined in the student handbook. Clinical Placements at Rochester Area Hospitals/Agencies.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: AF Coreq: NSG 407. Clinical site off campus. Students must present evidence of compliance with hospital requirements by the dates outlined in the student handbook. Clinical Placements at Rochester Area Hospitals/Agencies. Normal cycle offering: Fall and Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 1
  
  • NSG 425 - Community Health Nursing in a Multicultural Society


    This course focuses on the health of aggregates, groups, and communities are the focus of study as students identify the role of the professional nurse in promoting, maintaining, and restoring health. Course Codes: AF. Prereq: NSG*304. Coreq: NSG*427L. NOTE - pre and corequisites are waived for students enrolled in the RN to BS Weekend Program.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: AF. Prereq: NSG*304. Coreq: NSG*427L. NOTE - pre and corequisites are waived for students enrolled in the RN to BS Weekend Program. Normal cycle offering: Fall and Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 3
  
  • NSG 426 - Community Health Promotion Clinical


    This clinical course focuses on promoting the health of groups in the community setting for licensed (RN) students only. Course Codes: AF. Prereqs: For RN’s only. Coreq: NSG*425. Clinical placement to be arranged by the student for 1 day/week the last 4-5 weeks of the semester at agencies of choice with approval of the instructor. 90 hours of fieldwork required.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: AF. Prereqs: For RNs only. Coreq: NSG*425. Clinical placement to be arranged by the student for 1 day/week the last 4-5 weeks of the semester at agencies of choice with approval of the instructor. 90 hours of fieldwork required. Normal cycle offering: Fall, Summer, and Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 2
  
  • NSG 427 - Community Health Home Care


    The focus of this course is the care of individuals and families in a community home care setting. This clinical practice course is for licensed RN students only. Course Codes: AF. Prereqs: NSG*323, NSG*327, NSG*329. Prereq or Coreq: NSG*425. Additional course fee required. Clinical placement for 1 8-hr. day per week for 1st 8 weeks of the semester at a community home care agency.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: AF. Prereqs: NSG*323, NSG*327, NSG*329. Prereq or Coreq: NSG*425. Additional course fee required. Clinical placement for 1 8-hr. day per week for 1st 8 weeks of the semester at a community home care agency. Normal cycle offering: Fall and Spring. Yearly cycle: variable.

    Credits: 2 to 3
  
  • NSG 427L - Community Health Home Care Lab


    This clinical course focuses on the care of individuals and families in a community home care setting for licensed (RN) Students only. Course codes: AF. Coreq: NSG 427 or 425. NOTE - corequisites are waived for students enrolled in the RN to BS Weekend Program. Clinical site off campus. Students must present evidence of compliance with hospital requirements by the dates outlined in the student handbook. Clinical Placements at Rochester Area Hospitals/Agencies.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course codes: AF. Coreq: NSG 427 or 425. NOTE - corequisites are waived for students enrolled in the RN to BS Weekend Program. Clinical site off campus. Students must present evidence of compliance with hospital requirements by the dates outlined in the student handbook. Clinical Placements at Rochester Area Hospitals/Agencies. Normal cycle offering: Fall and Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 2
  
  • NSG 433 - Nursing Leadership in a Multicultural Society


    Students in this course learn the professional nurse role as a leader and manager in a variety of systems, in order to manage patient care and work for the advancement of the profession and the health of society. Prereq: NSG 305/305L; NSG 208 for students who are licensed Registered Nurses.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prereq: NSG 305/305L; NSG 208 for students who are licensed Registered Nurses. Normal cycle offering: Fall and Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 2
  
  • NSG 434 - Leadership and Management Practicum


    This leadership and management practicum is for Registered Nurses only and utilizes off-campus clinical sites, with conferences held on campus. Additional course fee required. For RN’s only.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Clinical off-site but conference meetings held on campus. Additional course fee required. For RN’s only. Normal cycle offering: Fall, Summer, and Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 3
  
  • NSG 435L - Senior Clinical Experience in a Multicultural Society


    This course immerses the student in an experience of practice with a multicultural population as a pre-RN licensure student. This clinical experience is designed individually to allow the student the opportunity to have a concentrated experience of Transcultural nursing practice. Pre-req: NSG*305/305L. Clinical site off campus. Students must present evidence of compliance with hospital requirements by the dates outlined in the student handbook. Clinical Placements at Rochester Area Hospitals/Agencies.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Pre-req: NSG*305/305L. Clinical site off campus. Students must present evidence of compliance with hospital requirements by the dates outlined in the student handbook. Clinical Placements at Rochester Area Hospitals/Agencies. Normal cycle offering: Fall and Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 3
  
  • NSG 436G - Health in Changing Multicultural Society


    Students in this course analyze the meaning of health in society and the effectiveness of the U.S. health care delivery system. Issues of access, cost, and quality are explored. Role of culture as a determinant of health-seeking behavior, advocacy, and health education is examined.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Normal cycle offering: Fall, Summer, and Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 3
  
  • NSG 476 - Health, Society and Nursing: An Interprofessional Perspective


    In this senior seminar, students explore the connections between health, society, and nursing, using a multidisciplinary perspective, including selected research studies from nursing and other disciplines. Students examine selected trends impacting on the future of the nursing profession and their careers within professional nursing. Course Codes: AFR. Prereq: NSG 305/305L. NOTE - prerequisites waived for students in weekend Nursing program. Hours may be modified to accommodate special activities and guest speakers. Additional course fee required.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course Codes: AFR. Prereq: NSG 305/305L. NOTE - prerequisites waived for students in weekend Nursing program. Hours may be modified to accommodate special activities and guest speakers. Additional course fee required. Normal cycle offering: Fall and Spring. Yearly cycle: variable.

    Credits: 3
  
  • NSG 499 - Nursing Comprehensive


    Students in this course complete a senior comprehensive examination during the final semester of the program. This is a requirement for degree completion. The senior comprehensive examination is designed to assess the degree to which students in the final semester retained information from course work completed in the nursing major and are able to apply that knowledge in clinical practice. The intent of the examination is to provide students an opportunity to demonstrate minimal competency in the subject matter of the discipline. Coreq: NSG 476

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Coreq: NSG 476 Normal cycle offering: Fall and Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 0

Occupational Therapy

  
  • OTR 101 - Observation in Occupational Therapy: Adults


    This course will provide the opportunity to observe in an environment that provides occupational therapy to adults who are working to improve or regain function in their life skills. Students will arrange a schedule with the site’s occupational therapist. A journal of observations will be maintained. Course codes: AF. Prereq: Matriculated in OT program. Additional course fee required.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course codes: AF. Prereq: Matriculated in OT program. Additional course fee required. Normal cycle offering: Fall. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 1
  
  • OTR 102 - Observation in Occupational Therapy: Pediatrics


    This course will provide the opportunity to observe in an environment that provides occupational therapy to children who are working to develop, improve or regain function in their life skills. Students will arrange a schedule with the site’s occupational therapist. A journal of observations will be maintained. Course codes: AF. Prereq: Matriculated in OT program. Additional course fee required.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course codes: AF. Prereq: Matriculated in OT program. Additional course fee required. Normal cycle offering: Fall and Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 1
  
  • OTR 201 - Introduction to the Occupational Therapy Profession


    This foundation course will introduce the student to occupational therapy by examining its history, and philosophical base and development. Introduction to practice models, frames of reference, and theories that form the basis for understanding occupational therapy will enable the student to articulate the core values and beliefs of the profession. Course codes: AF. Prereq: Matriculated in OT program and successful completion of all prior required OT courses. Additional course fee required.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course codes: AF. Prereq: Matriculated in OT program and successful completion of all prior required OT courses. Additional course fee required. Normal cycle offering: Fall. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 3
  
  • OTR 204 - Occupational Science


    This course examines occupational science principles, the meaning of occupation, and how people establish identity through purposeful activities. Assignments will involve determining how engagement in activities affects quality of life. Achieving a balance of occupations for health and wellness will be explored. How disabilities affect occupational performance will be analyzed. Course codes: AFH. Prereq: Matriculated in OT program and successful completion of all prior required OT courses.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course codes: AFH. Prereq: Matriculated in OT program and successful completion of all prior required OT courses. Normal cycle offering: Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 4
  
  • OTR 250 - Human Development & Occupation Across the Lifespan


    This course will analyze human development across the lifespan to form the basis for understanding what occurs when the process is interrupted or changed. Emphasis will be placed on perceiving relationships between developmental stages and modifications in the individuals occupations, along with the impact of culture on development. Course codes: AFH. Prereq: Matriculated in OT program and successful completion of all prior required OT courses. Coreq: OTR*204.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course codes: AFH. Prereq: Matriculated in OT program and successful completion of all prior required OT courses. Coreq: OT*204. Normal cycle offering: Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 4
  
  • OTR 311 - Human Gross Anatomy


    This foundational science course will provide broad, but detailed knowledge of the structures of the body to provide a basis for understanding their contributions to function. Lectures will be complemented by dissection of a cadaver with emphasis on the neuromuscular system for its application to occupational therapy and occupational performance. Course codes: AFH. Prereq: Matriculated in OT program and successful completion of all prior required OT courses. Additional fee reqired.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course codes: AFH. Prereq: Matriculated in OT program and successful completion of all prior required OT courses. Additional fee reqired. Normal cycle offering: Summer. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 6
  
  • OTR 312 - Neuroscience


    This foundational science course provides the knowledge necessary for further study and application of neurology to human function. Emphasis will be on neurophysiological principles, neurotransmitter classifications, sensory and motor systems, and the impact of development on nervous system structure and function. Labs will allow for hands-on examination of neuroanatomical structures. Course codes: AFH. Prereq: Matriculated in OT program and successful completion of all prior required OT courses.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course codes: AFH. Prereq: Matriculated in OT program and successful completion of all prior required OT courses. Normal cycle offering: Fall. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 4
  
  • OTR 313 - Kinesiology & Functional Movement Analysis for Occupational Performance


    This course applies information learned in gross anatomy to mechanical and physiological principles of movement. It includes analysis of body alignment, joint structure, and muscle action and their relationship to functional activities. Students will complete assessments of normal and abnormal alignment and movement and analyze their importance for life tasks. Course codes: AFH. Prereq: Matriculated in OT program and successful completion of all prior required OT courses.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course codes: AFH. Prereq: Matriculated in OT program and successful completion of all prior required OT courses. Normal cycle offering: Fall. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 4
  
  • OTR 314 - Pathophysiology


    This foundational and application course examines pathological conditions and their impact on movement, health, and function at various stages of life. The medical terminology, incidence, etiology, pathology, signs and symptoms, pharmacology, and management of conditions will be discussed. Problem based and case centered learning will make links to OT practice. Course codes: AFH. Prereq: Matriculated in OT program and successful completion of all prior required OT courses.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course codes: AFH. Prereq: Matriculated in OT program and successful completion of all prior required OT courses. Normal cycle offering: Fall. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 3
  
  • OTR 315 - Functional Analysis and Modification I: Occupational Performance


    This foundational and application course focuses on analyzing occupational performance skills involved in play/leisure, learning, activities of daily living, and other human occupation activities. Using the AOTA Occupational Practice Framework, students will learn general guidelines for evaluating occupational performance and will analyze component skills necessary for successful participation in tasks. Course codes: AFH. Prereq: Matriculated in OT program and successful completion of all prior required OT courses.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course codes: AFH. Prereq: Matriculated in OT program and successful completion of all prior required OT courses. Normal cycle offering: Fall. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 4
  
  • OTR 316 - Occupational Theories and their Application


    This course will introduce and apply the various theoretical and conceptual foundations of occupational therapy that have shaped and guided its practice, research, and knowledge development. Students will understand, critique, and analyze theories and their unique contributions to occupational performance. Practical applications of theory to OT practice will be emphasized. Course codes: AFH. Prereq: Matriculated in OT program and successful completion of all prior required OT courses. Coreq: OTR*311, OTR*312, OTR*313, OTR*314. Additional course fee required.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course codes: AFH. Prereq: Matriculated in OT program and successful completion of all prior required OT courses. Coreq: OTR*311, OTR*312, OTR*313, OTR*314. Additional course fee required. Normal cycle offering: Fall. Yearly cycle: all years.

    Credits: 3
 

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