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Mist 225 Jazz Improvisation rechniques 11 lc-0.5l-lcr

Prerequisite: Mi s< 221 01 permission

\ continuation ol the bask materials and pi. nine, foi improvisini
extemporaneous playing Makes use ol more complicated and involved
harmonic pi utilizing extended harmonies

Ml S( 240 lechnology in the Music ( laiSrOOUl 2c-ll 2ir

Introduces the technology resources available lor use in the inusie 1
loom and with instructional technologies appropriate to their application
in K-12 sellings I xposcs a sanely ol media and provides the opportunity
to gain familiarity in their use Emphasizes the use of the computer in the

classroom, computer-based instrument, and Musical Instrument Digital

hue. lace (MIDI)

MUSC 281 Special topics var-l-3cr

Prerequisite: Vs appropriate to coursi content

tillered on an experimental or temporals basis to explore topics not
included in the established curriculum A given topic may he offered under
an) special topic identic) no more than three times Special topics

numbered 2s 1 arc offered primarily lor lower-level undergraduate students.

Ml SC 3011 Black Music in America and Diaspora 3c-OI-3cr

Provides a survey ol the body (roots) ol music known as "black music"
through a topical examination ol selected styles, genres, and musicians
Through lecture, reading, discussion, x ideographs, ami discograpby, its
historical, sociopolitical, philosophical, religious influences, and musical
developments will also he explored. Examine the origins of African music
as well as music created 111 cultures of the Black Diaspora.

Ml SC 304 Form and Analysis I
Prerequisite: MUSC 216

A thorough study of smaller forms of music



Ml sc 306 Counterpoint I
Prerequisite: Ml S( 216

After study and analysis of the style of sixteenth-century contrapuntal
wining, the student does original writing using techniques and devices ol
period \s tune permits, the same approach is made 10 explore sly Ic of
seventeenth- and eighteenth-century composers.

Ml SC 30° Orchestration I 2c-0l-2cr

Prerequisite: MUSC 216

All instruments of orchestra are studied from the viewpoint of their contri-
bution to the total sound ol ensemble. Ranges and timbres are considered,
as well as actual arranging of selected music

MUSC 311 fundamentals ol Conducting 3c-0l-2cr

Emphasizes fundamental physical skills of conducting process: various beat
patterns are mastered and elementary score reading and interpretation arc

MUSC 312 Choral Conducting 3c-OI-2cr

Prerequisite: MUSC 31 I

Provides an opportunity to apply basic conducting techniques 10 choral
music Each Student conducts the class in standard choral works Includes
survev of suitable literature, organizational problems, voice testing,
rehearsal techniques, program building, interpretation, and diction.

Ml s( 313 Instrumental Conducting 3c-OI-2cr

Prerequisite: MUSC 311

Provides an opportunity to apply basic conducting skills to various
instrumental ensembles Includes survey of suitable literature, organiza-
tional problems, audition procedures, rehearsal techniques, program
building, and interpretation


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Ml SC 315 Theory V 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisite: MUSC 216

Many harmonic idioms of past half-century arc considered, such as com-
parative analysis of dissonance: polytonality, polyrhythms; atonalism and
12-tone system; and microtonalism. Original writing in these styles

MUSC 331 Elementary Methods 2c-ll-2cr

Prerequisite: MUSC 212

Familiarizes students with contemporary music education methods for the
elementary general music classroom. Includes teaching and learning
strategics for developing singing, moving, listening, creating, and playing
classroom percussion, recorders, and guitar. Specific locus on child develop-
ment, characteristics of special learners, curriculum planning, and diverse
musical materials. Includes three classroom observations in the field.

MUSC 333 Instrumental Methods 2c-ll-2cr

Prerequisite: MUSC 212

Familiarizes students with the instrumental music teaching process includ-
ing traditional and innovative methodology; development of beliefs and
values; communication, motivation, and reinforcement; curriculum
development, planning, modeling, sequencing, and assessment; recruiting
and retention; teaching techniques for rehearsals for the art of lesson
gi\mg and for eon fronting the main issues of rhythm and intonation:
development of aural/visual discrimination skills; improvisation; aptitude
tests and testing; classroom control; literature; and equipment.

MUSC 335 Music for Students with Disabilities in
Inclusive Settings lc-11-ler

Prerequisite: Admission to teacher certification
Corequisite: EDUC 242 Section 52

Develops music education skills, techniques, and materials for students with
disabilities and special needs within the music classroom setting. Legal
rights of students with special needs are stressed with regard to opportuni-
ties to participate in music activities and ensembles. Must be elected
concurrently with EDUC 242. Includes field experiences in the music
classroom during the EDUC 242 observation period.

MUSC 337 General/Choral Methods 2e-ll-2cr

Prerequisite: MUSC 212

A pedagogical overview of music methods related to general and choral
music curricula for the middle school, junior high, and high school.
Emphasizes the complex factors of adolescent behav ior and physiology,
administrative issues, performance expectations, and conceptually based
learning which influence music teaching at this level.

MUSC 340 Woodwind Instrument Repair 0c-21-2cr

Prerequisites: MUSC 133. teacher certification

For students preparing for teaching careers in instrumental music. Instruc-
tion is conducted in a laboratory setting and includes development of the
diagnostic and repair skills necessary to deal with the problems most fre-
quently encountered in a public school classroom on the clarinet, flute, and

MUSC 351 Italian Diction and Literature lc-11-lcr

A laboratory course in Italian diction for first-semester voice majors.
Meets for two hours per week. Emphasizes pronunciation for the stage and
the International Phonetic Alphabet. Students demonstrate skills by singing
Italian solo song literature and operatic repertoire of the seventeenth and
eighteenth centuries.

MUSC 353 French Diction and Literature lc-11-lcr

A laboratory course in French diction for third- or fourth-semester voice
majors. Meets for two hours per week. Emphasizes pronunciation fbi the
stage and the International Phonetic Alphabet. Demonstrate skills by
singing French solo song literature and operatic repertoire

MUSC 354 German Diction and Literature le-ll-lcr

A laboratory course in German diction for second-semester voice majors
Meets for two hours per week. Emphasizes pronunciation for the stage and
the International Phonetic Alphabet. Demonstrate skills bv singing German
solo and song literature and operatic repertoire

MUSC 405 Piano Pedagogy 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisites: Junior standing in Piano and a Piano major or minor

A survey of current and significant past developments in teaching ol piano,
both privately and in small and large classes. 1 he various piano methods
are analyzed, compared, criticized, and adapted to each individual's use.

MUSC 406 Voice Pedagogy 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: A voice majoi 01 minor and instructor permission
A survey of current and past development in leaching ol voice, both
privately and in small and large classes I he various vocal methods are
analyzed, compared, criticized, and adapted to each individual's use

MUSC 408 Marching Band techniques 2c-0l-2cr

( lonsiders building a band show . alignment of ranks and files: development
of a standard pace of 5 to 5 and 8 to 5. selection of music; instrumenta-
tion; techniques of developing morale; and fundamentals of uniform design

MUSC 411 Composition I 2c-0l-2er

Prerequisite: MUSC 216

Instruction is individualized. ( ompositional devices studied through analysis
of works by major composers. Students write several original compositions
utilizing smaller forms.

MUSC 412 Composition II 2c-01-2cr

Prerequisite: MUSC 411

A continuation of Composition I

MUSC 413 Composition III 2c-01-2cr

Prerequisite: MUSC 412

Students write several original compositions utilizing larger forms.

Ml SC 414 Composition IV 2c-0l-2cr

Prerequisite: MUSC 413

A continuation of Composition 111. Outstanding works are programmed bv
university performing ensembles.

MUSC 475 Music Lab var-Ocr

All music majors must attend eight on-campus (unless preapprovedl recitals
and meetings per semester and all departmental recitals, as well as all
recitals for their respective performance areas.

MUSC 481 Special Topics 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: As appropriate to course content

May provide an in-depth study of a narrowly defined area ol the discipline.
Subject matter changes with repealed offering of the course. May be
repeated for credit.

MUSC 482 Independent Study var-l-6cr

Prerequisite: Prior approval through advisor, laeultv member.

department chairperson, dean, and Provost's office
Students with interest in independent study of a topic not offered in the
curriculum may propose a plan of Study in conjunction with a faculty
member. Approval is based on academic appropriateness and availability oi


Ml SC 493 Internship in Music >ar-l-6cr

I 01 music majors who wish to receive practical experience working with
people in music or m areas related to musk

NMDT: Nuclear Medicine Technology

Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions

College of Health and Human Sen ices

NMDT 427 Nuclear Scintigraphy 3c-0l-3cr aspects ol 'nueleai medicine imaging procedures, including
applicable pathophysiology, technical aspects fbl data acquisition, and

computer analysis ol data Systemic radionuclide therapy procedures are
also discussed,

NMD I 428 Radiation Physics 3c-OI-3cr

Applicable aspects ol nuclc.u and atomic physics are covered both in
theory and mathematical formulae topics include atomic and

nueleai structure, radioactive decay, interactions with matter, and

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radionuclide production methods Mathematical concepts discussed are the
decs) equation, equilibrium, and radiation dosimetry

\MDl 429 Nucleai Medicine Instrumentation 2c-ll in

( owls the basic principles ol (•>« >t It in vitro and in vivo instrumentation
\U.. covers the design, operation, and quality control "i k- |s dele* tors and
scintillation detectors Survey equipment, spectrometers, and stationary
imaging devices are presented with theii application to nucleai medicine
Includes hands on laboratory experience with single channel analyzers and
Vnget cameras

\MI) I 430 Radiation Biology and Radiation Protection 2c-OI-2cr
ropics include ionization and energy transfer; molecules, cellular, tissue,
and organ response to radiation; acute and chronic effects ol radiation;
radiation protection; licensing requirements; recordkeeping; and man
ment of clinical radiation -.pills

nmdi -Ml In n Ivo iii Vitro Nonimaging lc-01-lcr

In vivo clinical nuclear ine procedures nol resulting in images as well
.is principles ol in vitro radioassay are presented, Included are venipunc-
ture, hlmx.1 volumes, red cell studies, Schillings test, principles ol immunol-

.111. his types .'i radioassay, and sensitivity and specificity of

NMDI 432 Radiopharmaceuticals 3c-01-3cr

Popics include tracei theory, phan il actions, localization

methods, properties, radionuclide generators,
radiopharmaceutical preparations and quality control, and transient vs.
secular equilibrium Routinely used radiopharmaceuticals arc discussed

NMDI 433 Introduction to [bmograpbic Imaging lc-OI-lcr

An introduction to the basic principles of cross-sectional anatomy and
tomographic imaging is presented, ropics include body planes and cross-
sectional anatomy of the heart, brain, liver, and lumbar spine, as applicable

to nuclear medicine, and the theory and application ot both SPECT and
PET imaging systems.

NMDI 434 Clinical Nuclear Medicine tlc-40l-16cr

Prerequisites: I ompletion ol o al HP and Phase I at NMI
( omplete 1,320 hours of supervised clinical training at an affiliate
hospital Gives instruction and participates m the performance of various

clinical nuclear medicine procedures, patient care, administrative duties,

radiopharmaceutical preparation and quality control, equipment quality

control, quality assurance, and radiation safety. Develops both technical
skills and interpersonal communication skills t.u incorporation into the
medical community and to provide high-quality patient care < iffered on a

pass fail basis only.

\M I I: Nanomantifactiiring Tcchnolo

Department of Physics

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

NMI I 311 Materials. Safety, and Equipment Overview

for Nanofahrication 3c-2I-3cr

Corequisite: \\l II 312

Focuses on cleanroom protocol and provides an oven lew of the materials.
safety, and equipment issues encountered in the practice of "top down" and
"bottom up" nanolabricatton.

NMII 312 Basic Nanofahrication Processes 3c-2l-3cr

Corequisite: NMII 31 1

A hands-on introduction to the processing sequences involved in "top

down." "bottom up." and hybrid nanofabneation focuses on a step-by-step
description of the processes integration needed to fabricate devices and

NMI I 313 I hin Kilms in Nanofabricaiinn 3c-2l-3cr

Corequisites: Will 311 and 312

Provides a detailed understanding of the use and processing of thin film
materials in nanofabneation Emphasizes the understanding and operation
of the state-of-the-art deposition and etching processing equipment in the
PSU Nanofahrication Facility clcanrooms.

nmi i in I tonography and Patterning recbnlquei <, 21 >. i

< orequlilti aim III

Provides knowledge and hands on treatment to all idvanccd

lithography and pattern generation pro© from

substrate preparation

stamping and embossing ion and e beam and optii ppei

nmii 31S Materials Modifications In Nanofahrication ic-2l-3ci
( orequlslte: n\i m hi

Provides detailed knowledge ol the processing steps used in modil
terial piopcities in nanofabrication, including moleculai functionalizatio
cross-linking, metal ilii idation material oxidation, material nitridation,
bin Ki materials, alloying, stress control, annealing, and doping

NMI I 316 ( haracterizatJon, Packaging, and listing of
Nanofabrication Structures )c-21-3ci

Corequisite: \\l I I 111

Addresses the issues and examines a variety ol techniques and measure-
ments essential for testing and controlling the final device fabricaii
performance, and packaging.

Nl KS: Nursing

Department ol Nursing and Allied Health Professions

( Ollege of Health and Human Senilis

Nl KS 101 Disaster Awareness lc-OI-lcr

Provides a basic understanding of the essentials ot disaster planning.
responding to mass casualty incidents, and posldisasler restoration ofba
public health Introduces a basic overview ol health issues caused bv
biological, chemical, explosive, and natural disasters

Nl KS 143 Health) People 3c-0l-3cr

Advances knowledge of health promotion and illness prevention concepts
and examines health disparities across segments of the population. The
determinants ot health, health status assessment, and the nation's leading
health indicators are emphasized, Students w ill be guided in the develop-
ment of a personal wellness program. Successful completion of Nl RS 143
fulfills the liberal Studies Health and Wellness requirement. HP!. I) 143 and
FDNT 143 also fulfill this requirement, and any of these courses mav be
substituted for each other and may be used interchangeably for I) or F
repeats but mav not be counted tor duplicate credit

niks 202 Foundations of Child Health 3c-0l-3cr

Focuses on conditions that affect the health of children. Provides an over-
view of the structure and function ol selected body systems. Emphasizes
the development ol each system during infancy and childhood The impact
of common acute and chrome diseases on children is incorporated Health

promotion concepts are addressed

Nl KS 211 Nursing Practice I 0c-3l-lcr

Prerequisite: Sophomore standing

Prerequisites or Corequisites: BIOL 105, 150 or 151

The first of two clinical courses that present the concepts and abilities fun-
damental to the practice of professional nursing and prov ide a foundation
on which students can build their professional knowledge base as well as
their interpersonal and psychomotor skills Clinical assignments in a
variety of settings provide opportunities for students to develop basic
clinical practice skills.

Nl KS 212 Professional Nursing I 2c-0l-2cr

Prerequisite: Sophomore standing

Introduces students to the discipline of nursing and values that are funda-
mental to practice Caring, as a concept central to the practice of profes-
sional nursing, will provide the framework for examining the values of the
profession Human diversity and the effects that culture, socioeconomics,
ethnicity, and religion have on health status and response to health care are
studied An overview of the healthcare system in the IS and an examina-
tion of access issues. As a foundation for client contact in subsequent
courses, students learn therapeutic communication skills and theory related
to teaching and learning. Team budding experiences are an integral
component of the course


NURS 213 Nursing Practice II Oc-31-lcr

Prerequisites: NURS 211, 212
Corequisites: NURS 214. 236

Builds on Nursing Practice I and provides opportunities to continue to build
professional know ledge and skdls u ith di\ ei se mdiv iduals and families in a
variety of settings. Emphasizes developing ability to perform health
assessments, using therapeutic communication, and executing basic nursing
skills while promoting healthy behaviors.

NURS 214 Health Assessment 2c-0l-2er

Prerequisites: BIOL 150 or 151, NURS 21 1. or permission
Prerequisite or Corequisite: BIOL. 150 or 151
C'orequisite: NURS 213, 23d. or permission

Introduces basic health assessment, which is a systematic method of data
collection, organization, and validation for the purpose of determining a
client's health status. Involves assessment of clients across the life span.
Emphasizes assessment of client needs that affect the total person, which
is consistent with nursing's holistic approach to client care. Methods of
data collection used for health assessments include obsen mg. interviewing.
and examination. Students learn to apply these methods effectively in
order to gather accurate and complete assessments.

NURS 236 Foundations of Nursing 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisites: CHEM 102. NURS 212
Corequisites: NURS 213. 214

Introduces fundamental nursing concepts that apply to the practice of pro-
fessional nursing with individuals. Topics include nursing theories related to
professional practice, elements of holistic care, promotion of psychosocial
and physiologic health, and application of pharmacology in nursing

MRS 281 Special Topics \ar-l-3cr

Prerequisite: As appropriate to course content
Offered on an experimental or temporary basis to explore topics not
included in the established curriculum. A given topic may be offered under
an) special topic identity no more than three times. Special topics
numbered 2X1 are offered primarily for lower-level undergraduate students.

NURS 306 Problem Solving in Nursing 3c-01-3cr

Provides opportunities to recognize and develop intervention strategies for
problem solving in clinical nursing situations. I emphasizes developing
application and analysis skills required for success in the nursing program.

NURS 312 Professional Nursing II 2c-0l-2cr

Prerequisite: NURS 212 or permission
Corequisite: NURS 337 or 339 or permission

Provides a working knowledge of the values, code of ethics, ethical princi-
ples, professional standards, and legal framework that govern clinical deci-
sions, determine professional conduct, and guide interactions with clients,
families, colleagues, and other health care providers. Students formulate an
ethical decision-making framework that, by incorporating personal values,
professional values, moral concepts, and legal mandates, serves as a guide
to professional practice. Using a problem-based approach, they study legal
and ethical frameworks that guide professional practice and relate apply
these to actual clinical situations.

NURS 316 Research Utilization in Nursing 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: NURS 236 or permission
Prerequisites or Corequisites: KNGL 202. MATH 217
Focuses on understanding and critiquing nursing research Emphasizes
understanding the research process and applying research findings to prac-
tice Students describe the various stages of the research process and applj
these steps to evaluate clinical nursing research problems focuses on
developing the necessary skills to engage in scholar!) research writing.

NURS 334 Transitions in Professional Nursing 3c-0l-3er

Prerequisite or Corequisite: ENGL 202

Corequisite: Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse

Explores the dynamic nature of health and its unpad on the practice ol

nursing. Nursing theories, concepts, and issues related to nursing practice

.ne analyzed. Linkages among theory, research, and practice are explored

for relevance and utility. (Writing-intensive course)

NURS 336 Adult Health I 4c-0l-4cr

Prerequisites: 1 DM 212. NURS 236, or permission
Prerequisite or Corequisite: Nl RS 316
( (.requisite: NURS 337

Introduces disease processes and treatment regimens and examines their
impact on adults throughout their life span. Emphasizes increasing student
knowledge about assessing human responses lo changes in health, determin-
ing appropriate nursing interventions, and identifying the physiological and
psychosocial basis for nursing actions

Nl RS 337 Adult Health Clinical I 0c-l5l-5cr

Prerequisites: FDNT 212. MRS 2V>. or permission
Prerequisite or Corequisite: NURS 316
( (.requisite: NURS 336

1'iov ides opportunities to apply the nursing process with adults and aging
families in a varietj ol settings. Emphasizes increasing the student's ability
to perform comprehensive health assessments and to use assessment data
to identify problems and to intervene and evaluate care. Students function
as members of the health care team, identity discharge-planning needs, and
differentiate between collaborative and independent nursing activities.

NURS 338 Maternal-Child Health 4c-lll-4cr

Prerequisites: FDNT 212, NURS 236, PSYC 310. or permission
Prerequisite or Corequisite: NURS 316
Corequisite: NURS 339

Focuses on knowledge essential to provide nursing care tor pregnant
women and their children within a family context. The lust hall of the
course emphasizes the changes experienced by the woman and family
during normal and complicated pregnancy as well as those of the develop-
ing fetus and neonate. The second half focuses on acute and chronic health
problems of infants, children, and adolescents.

NURS 339 Maternal-Child Health Clinical 0c-15l-5cr

Prerequisites: FDNT 212, NURS 236. PSYC 310. or permission
Prerequisite or Corequisite: NURS 316
Corequisite: NURS 338

Provides clinical learning experiences designed to enable students to pro-
vide nursing care for primary prevention intervention with child-bearing
families and with children and secondary prevention with women, children.
and their families. These experiences are planned m a variety ofambula
tory, community, and acute-care sellings to enable the student to develop
i oie values, know ledge, competencies, ami skills associated with nursing
care of mothers, children, ami then families.

NURS 340 Nursing Pharmacology 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: NURS 236 or permission

Provides the nursing student with a pathophysiological approach to the
therapeutic use ol medications. I xplores relationships between pharmacol-
ogy and pathophysiology. Emphasizes understanding prescribed pharmaco-
therapy, therapeutic goals, nursing assessment and interventions, and
patient well-being related to the effects of specific diseases 01 conditions

NURS 407 Skills for Professional Success lc-01-lcr

Prerequisite: Must be enrolled in senior-level nursing courses

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