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Course Descriptions

PES 625 Facilities for Sport and Physical Education 3(3-0) Basic planning principles from which guidelines to planning facilities can be established. Visitation to various state facilities.

PES 640 Sport and the Law 3(3-0) Provides the entering professional with a practical and theoretical application of U.S. law to the sport industry. Prerequisite: PES 670 or HSC 670.

PES 645 Financial Management of Sport 3(3-0) Application of the fundamental concepts and theories of finance to the field of sport management.

PES 650 Sport Marketing 3(3-0)

Provides a practical and theoretical application of marketing science to all realms of the sport industry. It is also a basic course in a sequence of core courses taken to complete an MSA degree with a concentration in Sport Administration.

PES 670 Research Methods for Physical Education and Sport, Health and Recreation 3(3-0)

Basic research methods and techniques essential in performing and interpreting scientific studies. Recommended: 6 hours of graduate course work completed prior to enrollment. Identical to HSC 670. Credit may not be earned in more than one of these courses.

PES 672 Statistics for Physical Education and Sport, Health and Recreation 3(3-0)

Basic descriptive and inferential statistical concepts and techniques commonly encountered in professional literature and essential to teaching and research.

PES 690 Practicum 1-4(Spec)

To give the student professional experience of a supervisory or administra- tive nature in a public school, educational institution, or community agency. Prerequisite: Master’s degree candidates only. CR/NC only.

PES 691 Independent Study 3(Spec) Atopic is selected, researched and a scholarly paper prepared in consultation with an advisor. CR/NC only. Prerequisite: PES 670.

PHL - Philosophy

PHL 100 Introduction to Philosophy 3(3-0)

Study of the basic issues and methods of philosophy. Depending on instruc- to , it may have either a problem or a historical orientation. (University Program Group I-A)

PHL 118 Moral Problems 3(3-0) Study of basic moral problems and proposed solutions to problems associated with violence, oppression, prejudice, and sex. (University Program Group I-A)

PHL 140 Introduction to Logic 3(3-0) Astudy of modern formal logic, with the emphasis of the development of general procedures for deciding whether any argument is correct. Group II-B)

PHL 218 Ethical Theory 3(3-0)

The following problems will be discussed: What is the good life? Is there any such thing as right and wrong? Can we justify our moral beliefs? (University Program Group I-A)

PHL 225 Foundations of Cognitive Science 3(3-0)

Introduction to cognitive science, the problems it addresses, its evolving models of the mind, its interdisciplinary nature, and its broader ramifications. Identical to PSY 225. Credit may not be earned in more than one of these courses. Group IV-A)

PHL 230 Philosophy of Religion 3(3-0)

The philosophical study of the meaning and justification of religious claims, including those about the nature and existence of God and human immortality (University Program Group I-A)

PHL 305 Chinese Philosophy 3(3-0) A survey of Chinese philosophy from the earliest times to the modern period, with emphasis on major thinkers and schools. (University Program Group IV-B)

PHL 318 Business Ethics 3(3-0)

Application of ethical principles to such business issues as fair competition, employee obligations, and business’s responsibilities to stockholders, custom- ers, employees, community, and society. This course is approved for offering in a distance learning format.

PHL 325 Philosophy of Mind 3(3-0)

An attempt to explain the nature of the mind, by examining philosophical works on the mind-body problem and by surveying empirical results. Prerequisite: one course in University Program Group III-A. (University Program Group IV-A)

PHL 345 The Civil Rights Movement 3(3-0)

Examines the civil rights movement from 1954 to 1980s; based on PBS series: Eyes on the Prize; Identical to SOC 345, PSC 325, REL 345. Credit may not be earned in more than one of these courses. Prerequisites: Any one of the following: HST 110, HST 111, HST 112, LAR 145, PSC 100, PSC 125, REL 140, SOC 100. (University Program Group IV- C)

PHL 518 Professional Ethics 3(3-0)

An examination of the theories and methods used in ethical decision-making, with application to common issues in law, journalism, technology, research, education, and the health professions. Prerequisites: junior status.

PHL 525 Philosophical Problems of the Self 3(3-0)

Advanced study of central philosophical questions about persons, such as mind-body problem, the nature of personal identity, and the freedom of the will. Prerequisites: PHL 100.

PHL 597 Special Topics In Philosophy 1-12(Spec) Study of areas in philosophy not included in courses currently listed in catalog. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

PHS - Physical Science

PHS 101 Survey of Physical Science 3(3-0)

Introduction to the nature of the physical universe, the concepts and methods of physical science, and the history of scientific ideas. Developed through lectures and demonstrations. (University Program Group II-B)

PHS 151 Introductory Physical Science I 3(2-2)

Introduction to the concepts and methods of physical science. Focusing on the physical science of solid matte , students are encouraged to draw conclusions from desktop experiments. Recommended for prospective elementary, special education, and middle school teachers. Satisfies University Program Group II laboratory requirement. (University Program Group II-B)

PHS 251 Introductory Physical Science II 3(2-2) Continuation of PHS 151. The physical science of solid matter with emphasis on models of atoms and molecules. Prerequisite: PHS 151.

PHS 371 Musical Acoustics 3(2-2)

The physical basis of sound and music, sound reproduction, and auditorium acoustics. Satisfies University Program Group II laboratory requirement. Intended for students with some background in music. (University Program Group II-B)

PHY - Physics

PHY 100 Conceptual Physics 3(3-0)

An exploration of physical concepts; their social and philosophical implications; and the utility and limitations of physics for solution of problems in the modern world. The mathematical level will be that of beginning high school algebra. Not intended for potential science majors. This course is approved for offering in a distance learning format. (University Program Group II-B)

PHY 110 Physics of Sports 3(3-0)

For students interested in the physics of motion. Covers velocity, accelera- tion, force and momentum, as related to physical activity. (University Program Group II-B)

PHY 127 Table Top Physics 1(0-2)

Laboratory experience for students in PHY 100, PHY 110, or PHS 101. Hands-on group laboratory exercises investigate the nature of physics. Satisfies University Program Group II laboratory requirements. Pre/Co-Requisites: PHY 100, PHY 110, or PHS 101. (University Program Group II-B)

PHY 130 College Physics I 4(4-0)

Mechanics, heat, kinetic theory, and sound. The mathematics used is algebra and trigonometry. The sequences PHY 130-131, PHY 170-171 satisfy minimum requirements for medical and dental schools. Prerequisites: MTH 106. (University Program Group II-B)

PHY 131 College Physics II 4(4-0) A continuation of PHY 130 that covers the topics of electricity, magnetism, optics and modern physics. Prerequisite: PHY 130.

PHY 145 University Physics I 4(4-0)

Normally the first physics course for majors and minors. Mechanics of single and many-particle systems, conservation laws, statistical concepts, and gravitational interaction. Corequisite: MTH 132. (University Program Group II-B)

PHY 170 College Physics Laboratory I 1(0-2)

Experimental techniques of physics introduced by studying quantitative situ- ations through error analysis, graphical analysis, small computer calculations, and linear measurements. Satisfies University Program Group II laboratory requirement. Corequisite: PHY 130. (University Program Group II-B)

PHY 171 College Physics Laboratory II 1(0-2)

Laboratory experience for PHY 131. Introductory experimental techniques and instrumentation for electrical, optical, and nuclear phenomena. Prerequisite: PHY 170. Corequisite: PHY 131.

PHY 175 University Physics Laboratory I 1(0-2)

Laboratory experience for PHY 145. Introduction to experimental techniques and the treatment of experimental data. Satisfies University Program Group II labo- ratory requirement. Corequisite: PHY 145. (University Program Group II-B)

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