May 20, 2024  
2021-2022 University Catalog 
    
2021-2022 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


Prefix and Course Index 

 

Humanities and Social Sciences

Courses are designated as HSS in the class schedule.

  
  • HSS 495 - Humanities Internship (3-6)


    Supervised internship requiring course project and 120 hours (3 units) or 240 hours (6 units).

    Prerequisite: upper division standing.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    Department Consent Required
  
  • HSS 496 - Social Sciences Internship (3-6)


    Supervised internship requiring course project and 120 hours (3 units) or 240 hours (6 units).

    Prerequisite: upper division standing.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    Department Consent Required
  
  • HSS 499 - Independent Study (1-3)


    Independent research project in humanities or social sciences. May be repeated once for credit with different content. No more than three units may be taken in any one semester.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    Department Consent Required
  
  • HSS 599 - Independent Graduate Research (1-3)


    May be repeated once for credit with different content. No more than three units may be taken in any one semester. Requires consent of home department graduate advisor.

    Prerequisite: graduate standing.

    Graduate-level

    Department Consent Required

Instructional Design and Technology

Courses are designated as IDT in the class schedule.

  
  • IDT 505 - Foundations of Instructional Design and Digital Authoring Tools (3)


    Understanding operating systems, hardware and networking environments to develop instructional tools and products using a multimedia authoring tool.

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • IDT 510 - Research Practices in Instructional Design and Technology (3)


    Terms and accepted procedures in qualitative and quantitative inquiry as they apply to instructional design and technology. Conduct controlled portions of IDT research and prepare preliminary proposals for larger projects. Requires completion of orientation program for M.S. in Instructional Design and Technology (IDT).

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • IDT 520 - Instructional Design 1: Issues in ELearning and the Design Process (3)


    Systematic design of instructional courseware, including analysis, media selection, design, development and evaluation. Learning principles, learner characteristics, instructional strategies, screen design, response analysis, feedback and interactivity.

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • IDT 525 - Learning Theories for Postsecondary and Adult Instructional Settings (3)


    Behavioral, cognitive, constructionist learning theories, related concepts and their implications for designing instruction. Develop critical thinking about desirable cognitive outcomes when designing educational experiences.

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • IDT 530 - Instructional Design 2: Advanced Issues in Implementation, Management and Program Evaluation (3)


    Applying computer-based instructional design principles to develop new methods and materials for technology-based instruction. Computer-based instruction, project management, planning, assessment, design principles and development tools. Design multimedia courseware.

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • IDT 535 - Instructional Strategies and Universal Design Issues in Learning Environments (3)


    Training in instructional strategies for Pre-K through adulthood. Current research on instructional strategies and assistive technologies in a variety of instructional contexts.

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • IDT 540 - Systematic Approaches to Digital Design and Development (3)


    Design, develop and implement digital media for instructional purposes. Issues surrounding using digital media for instruction. Requires successfully completing Midpoint Symposium.

    Prerequisite: IDT 530 .

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • IDT 545 - Trends, Emerging Technologies and Issues in Instructional Design (3)


    Theoretical basis, issues and strategies for improving teaching and learning through the use of emerging technologies.

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • IDT 550 - Practicum in Instructional Design and Technology (3)


    Strategies for effectively implementing and evaluating instructional design and technology to improve learning; includes significant field work assignments in work-related settings. Requires consent of Program Coordinator.

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • IDT 597 - Project (3)


    Individual research on an empirical project, with conferences with the instructor, culminating in a project. Requires consent of Program Coordinator.

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.

Information Systems and Decision Sciences

Courses are designated as ISDS in the class schedule.

  
  • ISDS 309 - Introduction to Programming (3)


    Structured programming principle; object-oriented programming principles; using GUI objects; handling events; processing files and streams.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • ISDS 351 - Principles of Information Systems (3)


    How business professionals can leverage Information Systems (IS) through planning, oversight and management. Understanding the implications of IS, learning to identify and evaluate potential opportunities to employ IS, understanding the role of IS as a major facilitator of the fundamental business activities and learning to manage IS projects.

    Corequisite: BUAD 301 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • ISDS 361A - Business Analytics I (3)


    Statistical data analysis and inference techniques within the context of business analytics. Selecting statistical tools that are appropriate for a given application. Develop a high level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel.

    Prerequisites: MATH 130, MATH 135 or MATH 150A with a grade of C (2.0) or better. Corequisite: BUAD 301; or CBE graduate standing. Minimum 2.5 GPA required for online section registration.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • ISDS 361B - Business Analytics II (3)


    Advanced concepts and applications of business analytics. Developing analytical thinking, applying business analytics solutions, and communicating insights based on the solutions to decision makers in an organization.

    Prerequisite: ISDS 361A , 2.5 cumulative GPA for online section registration.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • ISDS 371 - C++ For Business Applications (3)


    C++ syntax, structured programming, table handling, design standards, object oriented programming.

    Prerequisite: ISDS 309 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ISDS 373 - Python for Business Analytics (3)


    Introduction to core Python programming basics, including data types, control structures, algorithm development and program design with functions. Data/information processing techniques and how to glean insights from data under the context of business applications.

    Prerequisites: ISDS 309 , ISDS 361A .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ISDS 402 - Database Management Systems (3)


    Essential concepts, principles and methods for analysis, design and implementation of database management systems; covers theory and practice; emphasis the relational model; examines issues and problems associated with developing single and multiple user applications both today and in the future; project required.

    Prerequisite: BUAD 301 .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • ISDS 406 - Systems Analysis and Design (3)


    Systems analysis and design for business information systems; systems development methodologies; managing changes to system parameters; systems process and data models; case tool types and their use; structured vs. object oriented analysis and design.

    Prerequisites: BUAD 301 ISDS 402 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • ISDS 409 - Business Telecommunications for Information System Design (3)


    Essential concepts for developing a data communication architecture to support information systems for a business enterprise. Requires group project to design a LAN.

    Prerequisites: BUAD 301 , ISDS 309 . Pre- or corequisite: ISDS 406 .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • ISDS 411 - Business Applications using Web Technologies (3)


    Contemporary issues in the design and development of integrated, graphical user interface-based business applications.

    Prerequisite: ISDS 309 . Corequisite: ISDS 402 .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • ISDS 415 - Principles of Business Intelligence (3)


    Principles and procedures related to the design and use of expert systems and decision support systems principles in management decision making; development of expert systems using shells.

    Prerequisites: ISDS 402  with a C (2.0) or better; CBE undergraduate major or Information Systems minor; or CBE graduate (not pre-MBA) standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • ISDS 418 - Privacy and Security (3)


    Security and privacy problems associated with the use of computer systems; ways to minimize risks and losses.

    Prerequisites: CBE undergraduate or graduate standing; or ISDS 402 or ISDS 309 with a C (2.0) or better and Management Information Systems or Information Systems minor.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • ISDS 421 - Pricing Analytics and Revenue Management (3)


    Provides analytical tools; a conceptual framework deals with how prices are set in organizations. Learn to apply advanced analytics to earn incremental revenue through the efficient use of resources and science-based pricing methods.

    Prerequisites: ISDS 361B , ISDS 514  or ECON 440 ; ECON 310 , ECON 315  or ECON 515 .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ISDS 435 - Integrated Enterprise Information Systems (3)


    Application programming fundamentals for ERP systems; accessing and management of ERP database tables and external files; layout design and data extraction for advanced output; testing, debugging and analysis tools; security issues in an ERP system.

    Prerequisite: MGMT 339 

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • ISDS 442 - Business Modeling Using Spreadsheets (3)


    Use Microsoft Excel to implement business models. Excel will be used to effectively organize, analyze and present information. Examples include operations, production, marketing and finance. Macros, goal seek, solver, simulation and data tables.

    Prerequisite: ISDS 361B .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • ISDS 443 - Marketing Analytics: Decision Making in the Information Age (3)


    Applying analysis and modeling techniques to a broad range of marketing decision making domains. (MKTG 443 and ISDS 443 are the same course.)

    Prerequisites: ISDS 361A, MKTG 351 (not CBE pre-major or undeclared); or CBE graduate (not pre-MBA) standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ISDS 444 - Social Media Marketing and Analytics (3)


    Theoretical concepts and practical skills used by organizations in developing social media marketing strategies and in generating and utilizing analytics. Create social media content and produce actionable analytics from the social media content. (MKTG 444 and ISDS 444 are the same course.)

    Prerequisites: ISDS 361A MKTG 353  (Not CBE pre-major or undeclared); Graduate students (not pre-MBA) - ISDS 513  or ISDS 540  prerequisite) and MKTG 519  (corequisite).

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • ISDS 454 - Senior Project: Information Systems Development (3)


    Integrates information systems development concepts of analysis, design and implementation. Develop an information system from concept to completion. Individual and team effort.

    Prerequisites: BUAD 301 , ISDS 402 , ISDS 409 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • ISDS 462 - Applied Business Regression Analysis (3)


    Regression analysis as applied to developing prediction models for a variety of business decision problems. Understanding data issues and appropriate use of statistical software. Numerous real relevant business case studies and examples that can be used to practice the application of concepts.

    Prerequisite:ISDS 361A , ISDS 513  or ISDS 540  with a grade of C (2.0) or better.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • ISDS 474 - Data Mining for Managers (3)


    Fundamentals of data mining. Topics may include association, classification, clustering, decision trees, statistical modeling, and visualization. Motivation for the applications of data mining techniques. Use of data mining software suites on data sets.

    Prerequisites: BUAD 301, ISDS 361A, ISDS 361B; not CBE pre-major or undeclared major; or CBE graduate standing (not pre-MBA).

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ISDS 477 - Applied Business Forecasting (3)


    Forecasting methods applied to problems in business and industry; practical multiple regression models with computer solutions; basic techniques in time-series analysis of trend, cyclical and seasonal components; correlation of time-series and forecasting with the computer.

    Prerequisites: BUAD 301 ; ISDS 474  or ISDS 462 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ISDS 495 - Internship (1-3)


    Planned and supervised work experience. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units. Credit/No Credit or 3-unit Letter Grade option. Only 3-unit Letter Grade option will fulfill practicum requirement. Consent of department internship adviser needed.

    Prerequisites: Management Science concentration - ISDS 361A , ISDS 361B ; Management Information Systems concentration - ISDS 309 , ISDS 402 ; at least junior standing; 2.5 GPA.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

    Department Consent Required
  
  • ISDS 499 - Independent Study (1-3)


    Open to qualified students desiring to pursue directed independent inquiry. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units. Not open to students on academic probation. Requires approval by the Department Chair.

    Prerequisites: BUAD 301 , ISDS 361B ; senior standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

    Department Consent Required
  
  • ISDS 505 - Programming Concepts for Information Technology (3)


    Application programming fundamentals for information technology systems; structured and object-oriented programming, accessing and management of database tables and external files; layout design and data extraction for advanced output; testing, debugging and analysis tools.

    Prerequisite: Information Technology graduate standing.

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • ISDS 513 - Statistical Analysis (3)


    Basic probability and descriptive statistics; sampling techniques; estimation and hypothesis testing; simple and multiple regression, correlation analysis; computer packages and other optional topics.

    Prerequisites: MATH 135; classified CBE standing.

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • ISDS 514 - Decision Models for Business and Economics (3)


    Linear programming; inventory; PERT-CPM; queuing; computer simulation; time-series forecasting; and other optional topics.

    Prerequisites: ISDS 513, ISDS 540 or ISDS 361A; CBE graduate standing; not Economics graduate standing.

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • ISDS 516 - Supply Chain Analytics (3)


    Scope of logistics; external and internal environment; analysis of demand, analysis of cost, commodity and transportation rates; structure of transport industry, inventory management, merchandise storage and warehousing; framework of regional analysis; methods of location analysis.

    Prerequisites: ISDS 514 or 361B; CBE graduate standing (no pre-MBA).

    Graduate-level

  
  • ISDS 526 - Forecasting for Analytical Decision Making (3)


    Time series analysis. Trend, cyclical and seasonal components. Statistical decision theory. Fundamental principles of experimental design; interaction. Software packages.

    Prerequisites: ISDS 514; CBE graduate standing; not Economics graduate standing or pre-MBA.

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • ISDS 540 - Statistics for Data Science (3)


    Quantitative analysis and data visualization in R programming, random variables and probability distributions, sampling distributions, confidence intervals and testing hypotheses, p-value and significance level, regression analysis to measure relationships and ANOVA to analyze designed experiments.

    Prerequisite: CBE graduate standing (not pre-MBA).

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • ISDS 543 - Marketing Analytics for Managers (3)


    Organizations are increasingly becoming data-driven and are actively seeking managers with knowledge and experience in data analysis and marketing analytics. Focuses on the integrative application of various marketing analytics techniques to solve typical business problems. (ISDS 543 and MKTG 543 are the same course).

    Prerequisites: ISDS 513 , MKTG 519 .

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • ISDS 550 - Telecommunications and Business Networks (3)


    Developing data communication architecture for a business enterprise. Transmission media, speed, efficiency, protocols, security in a variety of network architectures, such as LAN, WAN, VPN, leading to state of the art wireless networks. Technical implications of doing business on the Internet.

    Prerequisite: CBE graduate (not Economics or pre-MBA) standing.

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.Department Consent Required
  
  • ISDS 551 - Info Resources and IT Project Management (3)


    Expanding role of information systems in the overall strategy and management of organizations is examined. Topics include strategic value of information systems, management of the information systems development and procurement process, E-commerce, and integrated enterprise systems.

    Prerequisite: CBE graduate (not Economics or pre-MBA) standing.

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • ISDS 552 - Systems Analysis, Design and Development (3)


    Systems analysis and design concepts, life cycle and prototyping; planning and managing projects; systems evaluation, selection and development. Interface design with controls, object-oriented design concepts and tools, including the use cases and UML.

    Prerequisite: CBE graduate (not Economics or pre-MBA) standing.

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • ISDS 553 - Electronic Commerce: Analysis and Evaluation (3)


    Electronic commerce. Understanding the technical infrastructure, which enables E-commerce. Organizational challenge for developing an appropriate business model for emergence of the electronic business. Social economical impact of electronic commerce.

    Prerequisite: CBE graduate (not Economics or pre-MBA) standing.

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • ISDS 555 - Business Databases: Design & Processing (3)


    Internet and multi-user databases; accessing Web servers; data warehouse, structured query language, client-server database systems and programming; object-oriented databases.

    Prerequisite: CBE graduate (not Economics or pre-MBA) standing.

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • ISDS 556 - Data Warehousing and Foundations of Business Intelligence (3)


    Basic concepts, architectures and development strategies of data warehousing, issues in managing data as organizational assets and its potentials for competitive advantages in dynamic business environments.

    Prerequisites: ISDS 552, ISDS 555; CBE graduate standing; not Economics graduate standing or pre-MBA.

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • ISDS 557 - Issues in Business Information Technology (3)


    Advanced concepts of global networks, advanced communications design and management, global information security and privacy, global communications protocol and applications to industry, government and commercial sectors.

    Prerequisite: ISDS 551 .

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • ISDS 558 - Advanced Software Development with Web Applications (3)


    This course focuses on advanced software development with web applications using Python. Topics include python basics, web scraping, application program interface, and building your own web applications.

    Corequisite: ISDS 555 .

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • ISDS 560 - Advanced Deterministic Models (3)


    Advanced linear programming, dynamic programming, integer programming, non-linear programming, business applications. Software packages and computer-utilization.

    Prerequisite: ISDS 514 .

    Graduate-level

  
  • ISDS 562 - Advanced Regression Analysis for Business Applications (3)


    Apply regression to develop prediction models for a variety of business decision problems using real case studies and examples. Data issues, appropriate use of statistical software, and various aspects and extensions of linear regression models for different data types.

    Prerequisite: ISDS 513 or ISDS 540.

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • ISDS 563 - Geographic Information Systems for Business (3)


    Use of Geographic Information Systems in support of business applications, such as site location, scheduling, marketing and real estate. Develop GIS applications for local businesses.

    Prerequisite: ISDS 555 .

    Graduate-level

  
  • ISDS 570 - Business Data Transformation (3)


    ETL/ELT aspects of business data analysis. Relational and multidimensional data extraction from local and remote sources, designing ETL processes, querying multidimensional cubes, dimension and time-based hierarchies, and adding calculated members.

    Prerequisites: ISDS 555 ; ISDS 415  or ISDS 556 .

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • ISDS 574 - Data Mining for Business Appl (3)


    Fundamentals of data mining. Association, classification, clustering, decision trees, statistical modeling and visualization. Motivation for the applications of data mining techniques. Introduction to business analytics and case studies. Use of data mining software suites on data sets.

    Prerequisite: ISDS 540  or equivalent course in Statistics.

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • ISDS 577 - Seminar in Information Systems Implementation (3)


    Integrates the development concepts of project management, analysis, design and implementation with telecommunications, database design, programming, testing and system integration issues. Develop information systems from concept to completion through individual and team effort. Requires projects. Individual project will fulfill the terminal degree requirement. To be taken in the last semester or with completion of at least seven ISDS courses in the program.

    Prerequisite: CBE graduate (not Economics or pre-MBA) standing.

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • ISDS 599 - Independent Graduate Research (1-3)


    May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units. Not open to students on academic probation. Requires consent of department chair and associate dean.

    Prerequisite: CBE graduate (not pre-MBA) standing.

    Graduate-level

    Department Consent Required

Italian

Courses are designated ITAL in the class schedule

  
  • ITAL 101 - Fundamental Italian-A (3)


    Develop listening and reading comprehension, speaking and writing, and cultural awareness to communicate on a basic level with a focus on oral expression. Introduction to Italian customs, culture and civilization. Conducted primarily in Italian.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • ITAL 102 - Fundamental Italian-B (3)


    Continued development of listening and reading comprehension, speaking and writing, and cultural awareness to communicate on a basic level with an emphasis on oral expression. Further study of Italian customs, culture and civilization. Conducted primarily in Italian.

    Prerequisite: ITAL 101 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.

Japanese

Courses are designated JAPN in the class schedule.

  
  • JAPN 100 - Japanese Conversation for Beginners (3)


    Introduction to spoken Japanese, with emphasis on vocabulary development at the beginning levels. For students who would like to learn conversational Japanese without having to learn the writing system.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • JAPN 101 - Fundamental Japanese-A (3)


    Develop listening and reading comprehension, speaking, writing, and cultural awareness to communicate on a basic level in Japanese. Introduction to Japanese customs, culture and civilization.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • JAPN 102 - Fundamental Japanese-B (3)


    Continued development of listening and reading comprehension, speaking, writing, and cultural awareness to communicate on a basic level in Japanese. Further study of Japanese customs, culture and civilization.

    Prerequisite: JAPN 101 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • JAPN 203 - Intermediate Japanese-A (3)


    Develop listening and reading comprehension, and oral and written proficiency in Japanese based on cultural and literary materials. Review and introduce grammar. Conducted primarily in Japanese.

    Prerequisite: JAPN 102 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • JAPN 204 - Intermediate Japanese-B (3)


    Continued development of listening and reading comprehension, and oral and written proficiency in Japanese based on cultural and literary materials. Review and introduce grammar. Conducted primarily in Japanese.

    Prerequisite: JAPN 203 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • JAPN 213 - Japanese Cultural Conversation and Composition A (3)


    Subjects related to Japanese culture. Helps develop Japanese oral and written proficiency through discussions, oral and written reviews, and essays. Conducted primarily in Japanese.

    Prerequisite: JAPN 102 . Pre- or corequisite: JAPN 203 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • JAPN 214 - Japanese Cultural Conversation and Composition B (3)


    Topics related to Japanese culture. Helps further develop Japanese oral and written proficiency through discussions, oral and written reviews, and essays. Conducted in Japanese.

    Prerequisites: JAPN 203 , JAPN 213 . Pre- or corequisite: JAPN 204 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • JAPN 270 - Japanese Culture and Language Through Manga (3)


    Develop cultural knowledge, plus reading, writing, speaking and listening skills in formal and informal Japanese through reading and discussing manga works (graphic novels, comic books). Conducted in Japanese and English.

    Prerequisite: JAPN 102 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • JAPN 299 - Directed Study (1-3)


    Supervised study projects in Japanese language or literature. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units. Requires consent of instructor and department chair.

    Prerequisite: JAPN 102 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    Department Consent Required
  
  • JAPN 305 - Advanced Japanese-A (3)


    Practice in four skills of advanced Japanese, emphasizing reading comprehension in the context of contemporary concerns. Conducted in Japanese.

    Prerequisite: JAPN 204 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • JAPN 306 - Advanced Japanese-B (3)


    Practice in four skills of advanced Japanese, emphasizing reading comprehension in the context of contemporary concerns. Conducted in Japanese.

    Prerequisite: JAPN 204 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • JAPN 307 - Advanced Spoken Japanese (3)


    Spoken aspect of advanced Japanese through dialogues, discussions and oral presentations in the context of contemporary concerns. Conducted in Japanese.

    Prerequisite: JAPN 204 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • JAPN 308 - Advanced Grammar and Composition (3)


    Helps achieve an advanced level of written expression in Japanese and cultural awareness through reading and writing on various topics. Further develop writing skills in Japanese using kyoiku-kanji with accurate grammar. May be repeated once for credit.

    Prerequisite: JAPN 204 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • JAPN 310 - Japanese for Business (3)


    The practical vocabulary and structure of business language, as well as the cultural background of business procedures in the Japanese business world. Conducted in Japanese.

    Prerequisite: JAPN 204 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • JAPN 311 - Japanese for International Business (3)


    Vocabulary and language structures for Japanese in the international business world and related economic situations. Comprehension of business terminology through conversation, reading and writing. Conducted in Japanese.

    Prerequisite: JAPN 204 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • JAPN 315 - Introduction to Japanese Civilization (3)


    Readings and lectures in Japanese literature, arts and institutions from earliest history to 1868, to develop insights into Japanese culture while strengthening facility in the language. Conducted primarily in Japanese.

    Prerequisite: JAPN 204  and completion of G.E. Category C.2.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • JAPN 316 - Modern Japan (3)


    Readings and lectures in Japanese literature, arts and institutions from 1868 to the present, to develop insights into Japanese culture while strengthening facility in the language. Conducted primarily in Japanese.

    Prerequisite: JAPN 204  and completion of G.E. Category C.2.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • JAPN 375 - Introduction to Literary Forms (3)


    Introduction to literary forms and concepts of literary techniques. Analysis and interpretation of various texts. Conducted primarily in Japanese.

    Prerequisites: JAPN 306 , completion of G.E. Category C.2.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • JAPN 390 - Japanese Culture and Society: Anime (3)


    Japanese culture and society, as well as multicultural analysis of global issues as reflected in Japanese animated films. Conducted in English.

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category C.2.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • JAPN 408 - Advanced Writing on Current Issues (3)


    This course explores current Japanese topics with the goals of developing academic writing and broadening cultural awareness from a humanistic perspective. Conducted in Japanese.

    Prerequisite: JAPN 308 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • JAPN 420 - Medieval Japanese Literature (3)


    Masterpieces of Japanese literature from eighth to 16th centuries and their relationship to cultural, historical and intellectual developments in these eras. Conducted primarily in Japanese.

    Prerequisite: JAPN 375 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • JAPN 440 - Introduction to Modern Japanese Literature (3)


    Literary use of language, literary creation, reading and critical evaluation of literary works. Reading excerpts of modern Japanese literary works on various topics. Conducted primarily in Japanese.

    Prerequisite: JAPN 375 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • JAPN 450 - Japanese Culture and Society in Film (3)


    Development of modern Japanese culture and society using film that reflects important Japanese cultural and social concepts, and ways of looking at and dealing with the world. Conducted primarily in Japanese.

    Prerequisite: JAPN 305 , JAPN 306 , JAPN 307  or JAPN 308 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • JAPN 466 - Introduction to Japanese Linguistics (3)


    Analytical procedures of general linguistics as applied to phonological, semantic, morphological, syntactic and discourse aspects of Japanese. Conducted primarily in Japanese.

    Prerequisite: JAPN 306 .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • JAPN 467 - Japanese Language and Society (3)


    Introduces the methodology for analyzing the Japanese language in its social dimension. Major dialectal areas in Japan and their linguistic characteristics, social class and language, and language and gender. Conducted primarily in Japanese.

    Prerequisites: JAPN 305 , JAPN 306 , JAPN 307  or JAPN 308 ; JAPN 466 .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • JAPN 468 - Japanese-English Contrastive Analysis (3)


    Contrastive analysis of phonological, lexical, syntactic and discourse aspects of Japanese and English. Conducted primarily in Japanese.

    Prerequisites: JAPN 306  and JAPN 466  (may be taken concurrently).

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • JAPN 485T - Senior Seminar: Variable Topics in Japanese (3)


    Research and discussion of a cultural, literary or linguistic theme. Subject varies and is announced in the class schedule. May be repeated once for credit with different topic. Conducted primarily in Japanese.

    Prerequisites: JAPN 305  or JAPN 306 ; at least one 400-level course in Japanese.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • JAPN 499 - Independent Study (1-3)


    Supervised projects in Japanese language or literature to be taken with consent of instructor and department chair. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit


Kinesiology

Courses are designated as KNES in the class schedule. Students may sign up for only one section of a given performance activity in any semester. This applies to KNES 100  through KNES 167C , KNES 214A , KNES 214B , and KNES 246A . Thus a student may take KNES 102A - Beginning Jogging (1)  and KNES 112B - Intermediate Surfing (1)  since jogging and surfing are different activities; however, signing up for multiple tennis courses, for example, is not permitted.

  
  • KNES 100 - Physical Conditioning (1)


    Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 102A - Beginning Jogging (1)


    Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 103 - Fitness Walking (1)


    Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 109 - Aquatic Adaptation (1)


    Provide non-swimmers with basic water-comfort skills. Identified non-swimmers (self or by instructor) are those who may be uncomfortable in the water or have never received formal swim instruction.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 110A - Beginning Swimming (1)


    Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units..

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 110B - Intermediate Swimming (1)


    Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 110C - Advanced Swimming (1)


    Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 112A - Beginning Surfing (1)


    Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 112B - Intermediate Surfing (1)


    Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 114A - Beginning Rock Climbing (1)


    Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 117A - Beginning Bowling (1)


    Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be taken for credit for a maximum of six units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

 

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