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  • Course Designations
    LAC - UNC Liberal Arts Core course
    gtP - Courses bearing this designation are in gtPathways, Colorado's Guaranteed Transfer Program. These courses are guaranteed to transfer to all Colorado institutions of higher education.


Audiology -- Food, Nutrition and Dietetics -- Gerontology -- Mathematics
Nursing -- Oceanography -- Psychology -- Special Education

 


Course Name Instructor Tuition and CRN

ASLS 555

NEUROANATOMY AND NEUROPHYSIOLOGY OF COMMUNICATION (3 cr)

Neuroanatomy-physiology related to speech, language, and hearing: neuropathologies of the central nervous system and results of neurological insult. Student must have an email address and access to the Internet. 3 exams and 10 short assignments.
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Donna Bottenberg, PhD

$350/ch
UNC student CRN: 24821
Non-UNC Student CRN: 24820

FND 210

MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY (2 cr)

For students of any major. Terminology used in medical sciences. Development of medical vocabulary. 16 timed chapter quizzes and 2 supervised exams.
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Jamie Erskine, PhD, RD

$220/ch
UNC student CRN:24826
Non-UNC Student CRN: 24825

FND 250

PRINCIPLES OF NUTRITION (3 cr)

For students of any major. Investigation of the principles of nutrition as applied to humans. 5 exams and personal nutrition assessment. (UNC Liberal Arts Core Course, gTPathways) 
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Judy Stauter Huse, MS, RD

$220/ch
UNC student CRN:24828
Non-UNC Student CRN: 24827

FND 252

NUTRITION IN THE LIFE CYCLE (3 cr)

Prerequisite: FND 245- Intro to Nutrition or FND 250- Prin of Nutrition or FND 357-Nutrition in Health & Illness. 

Nutrition applied to the various stages of life, from conception to the later years. Socioeconomic, psychological, physiological factors affecting food intake. Four discussion board postings, 4 assignments, 1 life cycle nutrition project, 4 exams.
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Judy Stauter Huse, MS, RD

$220/ch
UNC student CRN:24830
Non-UNC Student CRN: 24829

FND 370

NUTRITION EDUCATION AND APPLICATION (3 cr)

NOTE: Credit not allowed for UNC dietetics majors. Current UNC Students must get permission from teacher to take this course and teacher must inform Independent Study Office.
Prerequisite: FND 252-Nutrition in the Life Cycle.
Nutrition education and application strategies to enhance dietary change. 4 projects, 12 case studies, 4 quizzes, and one self-administered exam. 
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Alana Cline, PhD, RD

$220/ch
UNC student CRN:24841
Non-UNC Student CRN: 24840

FND 420

MATERNAL AND CHILD NUTRITION (3 cr)

Pre-requisites: FND 252 - Nutrition in the Life Cycle. 
Developmental stages, nutrient requirements, appropriate diet and eating behaviors for children from conception through school age. Nutrition related conditions of children and nutrition for the pregnant and lactating woman.
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Alena Clark, PhD, RD

$220/ch
UNC student CRN:24843
Non-UNC Student CRN: 24842

FND 452

COMMUNITY NUTRITION (3 cr)

Prerequisite: FND 252 - Nutrition in the Life Cycle
Systematic analysis of community food and nutritionprobvlems and programs. Role of public and private sectors in community health promotion. 5 projects, one presentation, 4 quizzes and a final exam.
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Alana Cline, PhD, RD

$220/ch
UNC student CRN:24845
Non-UNC Student CRN: 24844

FND 455

NUTRITION FOR FITNESS AND ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE (3 cr)

Prerequisite: FND 245- Intro to Nutrition or FND 250- Prin of Nutrition or FND 357-Nutrition in Health & Illness. 
The study of nutrition principles as they apply to the promotion of optimal physical fitness and athletic performance. Current research and evaluation of nutritional recommendations will be stressed. 12 projects, 8 worksheets and five exams. 
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Alana Cline, PhD, RD

$220/ch
UNC student CRN:24848
Non-UNC Student CRN: 24847

FND 555

NUTRITION FOR FITNESS AND ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE (3 cr)

Prerequisite: FND 245- Intro to Nutrition or FND 250- Prin of Nutrition or FND 357-Nutrition in Health & Illness. 
The study of nutrition principles as they apply to the promotion of optimal physical fitness and athletic performance. Current research and evaluation of nutritional recommendations will be stressed. 12 projects, 8 worksheets and five exams. 
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Alana Cline, PhD, RD

$350/ch
UNC student CRN:24851
Non-UNC Student CRN: 24850

GERO 205

INTRODUCTION TO GERONTOLOGY (3 cr)

Survey of the field of gerontology, with attention to the physical, psychological, social, economic, and cross-cultural aspects of aging. 3 written assignments, 10 thought responses, 2 self-administered exams. (UNC Liberal Arts Core Course and Colorado gtPathways course) 
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Susan Collins, PhD

$220/ch
UNC student CRN:24859
Non-UNC Student CRN: 24858

MATH 464

INTRODUCTION TO THE HISTORY OF MATHEMATICS (3 cr)

Prerequisites: MATH 221, 228, 341. Junior level standing in mathematics. Current UNC Students must get permission from teacher to take this course and teacher must inform Independent Study Office.
Survey of mathematical conceptual development and the people involved from antiquity to the present, including pedagogical applications, content connections, and use of reference resources. Four exercise sets, three written papers, two supervised exams. 
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William Blubaugh, PhD

$220/ch
UNC student CRN:24862
Non-UNC Student CRN: 24861

NURS 320

BASIC EKG INTERPRETATION (2 cr)

Prerequisites: BIO 341 (Human Anatomy), BIO 350 (Human Physiology). Clinical level nursing student or RN. 
An introduction to the basic concepts of EKG and arrhythmias recognition. 2 proctored exams.Letter graded.
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Linda Sullivan, RN, BSN, MS

$220/ch
UNC student CRN:24871
Non-UNC Student CRN: 24870

NURS 326

PATHOPHYSIOLOGY (3 cr)

Prerequisite: A previous anatomy and physiology course.
A systems approach to alteration and disruption of physiologic functions. Focus on differentiation of pathophysiologic findings and identification of major disease processes.A quiz follows each chapter 
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Sandy Baird, PhD

$220/ch
UNC student CRN:24873
Non-UNC Student CRN: 24872

OCN 110

OUR OCEAN SYSTEMS (3 cr)

Examine ocean environment and its human impact. Topics include description of ocean systems, marine exploration, international issues, food and mineral resources, coastal erosion, pollution and technological developments. 10 essay questions, 2 exams. (UNC Liberal Arts Core Course and Colorado gtPathways course) 
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William Hoyt, PhD

$220/ch
UNC student CRN:24876
Non-UNC Student CRN: 24874

PSY 230

HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT (3 cr)

Introduction to the science of developmental psychology. Study basic concepts and issues related to cognitive, socio-emotional and physical development from conception through senescence. 1 project, 6 open-book exams. (UNC Liberal Arts Core Course and Colorado gtPathways course) .

For Non-UNC Students: Due to unique nature of the e-textbook used in this course, you are permitted to sign up for a 6 month course, not a one year course.
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Mark Alcorn, PhD

$220/ch
UNC student CRN:24880
Non-UNC Student CRN: 24878

EDSE 508

SPECIAL EDUCATION LITIGATION PREVENTION (1 cr)

The purpose of this course is for participants to learn how to prevent special education legal conflicts. This course is for school personnel including educators, administrators, service providers and para-professionals as well as parents and families. Actual cases will be studied involving topics such as Individualized Education Programs (IEP’s), Behavior Intervention Plans (BIP’s), Extended School Year (ESY), Independent Educational Evaluations (IEE’s), Least Restrictive Environment (LRE), discipline, principal liability, 504 plans, retaliation, and complaint procedures. 
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Jacquelilne Phillips, Esq

$350/ch
UNC student CRN:24823
Non-UNC Student CRN: 24824

 

April 17, 2014