evaluate literature for young children.The course introduces technol- ogy materials and techniques,which are utilized in early childhood programs.In the course the students will research,examine and evaluate various screening and assessment tools related to literacy
in the early childhood. ECED 235 Preschool Practicum
Prerequisites: Program Chair Approval.Provides opportunity for practical experience through observation and supervised participa- tion in early care and education setting with children ages 3-5. Students will develop and implement developmentally appropriate environments and activities.
ECED 240 Introduction to Care in the Home
Prerequisites:None.Examines environments,materials,methods and teaching styles appropriate to child care in the home.Offers appro- priate experiences in all curricular areas as well as suggestions for designing and operating a program that serves all ages.Reviews theories of growth and development,establishment of partnerships with families and positive guidance techniques for infants and chil-
dren from birth through age twelve.Reviews Indiana family child
care licensing regulations. ECED 243 Cognitive Curriculum
Prerequisites:ECED 103 or ECED 107 and ECED 110 or ECED 120 or EDUC 121 and demonstrated competency through appropriate assessment or earning a grade of“C”or better in MATH 015 or MATH 023 or MATH 050.Review cognitive theories of development in rela- tion to the domains of early learning. Analyze appropriate problem solving,math,science,and social studies curriculum in early child- hood settings. Create and implement curriculum in the domains of early learning with appropriate child outcomes assessment. Reflect upon implementation of activities and assessment with children.
ECED 245 School Age Practicum
Prerequisites:Program Chair Approval.Provides opportunities for practical experience through observation and supervised participa-
tion and assessment in a school-age setting.Students will develop and implement appropriate environments and activities.Requires
144 hours of field experience. ECED 255 Generalist Practicum
Prerequisites:Program Chair Approval.Provides opportunity for practical experience through observation and supervised participa- tion and assessments in an early childhood setting.Students will develop and implement appropriate program plans and activities.Requires 144 hours of field experience.
ECED 260 Early Childhood Professional
Prerequisites:Program Chair Approval.Surveys and further examines early childhood philosophies,theories and theorist.Encourages stu-
dents to form their own theories for learning,discipline,family
involvement,and self-concept development.Guides students in the development of a professional graduation portfolio.This is a cap- stone course and requires program chair approval.
ECHO 101 Introduction to Echocardiography 3 Credits Prerequisites:APHY 102,ENGL 111 and Advisor Approval and demonstrated competency through appropriate assessment or earn- ing a grade of“C”or better in MATH 050,MATH 070,MATH 080, MATH 015 or MATH 023.This course focuses on cardiac anatomy,cir- culatory pathway,blood flow diagrams,cardiac pressures,cardiac murmurs,basic ECG concepts and chest roentgenopgraphy.Includes discussion of essential modes of echocardiography such as 2D,M- mode,Doppler,color flow Doppler and related hemodynamic calcu- lations. Course emphasizes identification and description of normal cardiac structures in selected media including graphic illustrations,
anatomic models,and ultrasound images. ECHO 102 Adult Echocardiography I
Prerequisites:APHY 102,ENGL 111 and Advisor Approval and demonstrated competency through appropriate assessment or earn- ing a grade of“C”or better in MATH 050,MATH 070,MATH 080, MATH 015 or MATH 023.Course emphasis on techniques utilized to perform a segmental adult echocardiogram,including explanation and practice in standard imaging planes and positions.Reviews nor- mal cardiac anatomy for application in interpretation and categoriz-
ing basic cardiac pathophysiologies. ECHO 104 Echocardiography Clinical I
Prerequisites:APHY 102,ENGL 111 and Advisor Approval and demonstrated competency through appropriate assessment or earn- ing a grade of“C”or better in MATH 050,MATH 070,MATH 080, MATH 015 or MATH 023.Current CPR AHA Health Care Provider or equivalent;additional documentation for clinical affiliates as required.Provides practice in a clinical echocardiography laboratory setting.Learning environments will include critical care,emergency room,surgery,and cardiac telemetry units.Emphasis will be per- formance of adult echocardiograms with a trained cardiac sonogra- pher, including essential patient care functions.Students will observe transesophageal,stress and contrast echocardiograms. Course includes required hospital orientation and 2 day electrocar- diography course.Additional class fee for ECG course will apply.
ECHO 201 Advanced Professional Growth and Development
Prerequisites:ECHO 101,ECHO102,ECHO 103,and ECHO 104.This course presents the role of the professional sonographer,including typical day-to-day responsibilities.Topics include maintaining prop- er scanning positions,lab setup,quality assurance,charging,ethics, patient confidentiality,safety and the significance of the team con- cept in contemporary healthcare settings.Capstone project empha- sizes the essential role of life-long learning.
ECHO 202 Adult Echocardiography II
Prerequisite:ECHO 102.This course is a continuation of Adult Echocardiography I discussing pathophysiology commonly seen in the adult heart,including post operative findings such as prosthetic valves and heart transplantations,pacemaker wires,internal defib- rillator wires,and central lines. Selected topics include identification and significance of tumors,missiles,myxomas,masses,contrast agents,and adult congenital heart diseases.Advanced ultrasound modalities such as 3D echocardiography,cardiac resynchronization
therapy,and atrial septal defect closure devices will be discussed.
ECHO 203 Cardiac Physics and Instrumentation II
Prerequisite:ECHO 103.This course is a continuation of Cardiac Physics and Instrumentation I,emphasizing instrumentation vari-
ables, artifacts,and bioeffects. ECHO 204 Echocardiography Clinical II
Prerequisite:ECHO 104.Provides additional supervised experience focused on development of skills to competently perform echocar- diography procedures in adult patients,and assist cardiologists in various clinical environments.Rotations through other departments will include ECG,Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation,Cath Lab,and the Operating Room for observation of selected cardiac surgical proce- dures. Observation and interaction with cardiologists during inter- pretation and dictation of echocardiograms is included.Continuing certification in CPR is required.
ECON 101 Economics Fundamentals
TransferIN 3 Credits Prerequisites:Demonstrated competency through appropriate assess- ment or earning a grade of“C”or better in ENGL 025,ENGL 032 and MATH 050 or MATH 080 or MATH 023.Provides a survey of microeco- nomics, macroeconomics,international economics,comparative eco- nomic systems,historical development of economic thought,and their application to current economic problems.Introductory course intended for students who need only one semester of economics.
ECON 201 Principles of Macroeconomics
TransferIN 3 Credits
Prerequisites: ENGL 111 and demonstrated competency through appropriate assessment or earning a grade of“C”or better in MATH 050 or MATH 080 or MATH 023.A descriptive and analytical study of fundamental concepts of national economics.It includes an analysis of the determination and fluctuations in national income and employ- ment, monetary and fiscal policy,and international trade and finance. Economic analysis of monetary and fiscal policies is stressed.
ECON 202 Principles of Microeconomics
TransferIN 3 Credits
Prerequisites: ENGL 111 and demonstrated competency through appropriate assessment or earning a grade of“C”or better in MATH