May 22, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


Course Description Notes

Northern Kentucky University has established abbreviations for its various disciplines. These abbreviations, which are printed next to the name of each discipline in the following course descriptions, should be used in preparing course schedules and at other times when referring to specific courses.

Following course titles in parenthesis is the number of semester hours of credit in the course. Listed below the course title are the number of classroom and lab/studio hours in the course, course prerequisites and co-requisites, and the semesters in which the course is taught.

Many courses satisfy NKU general education requirements under guidelines of the Kentucky Transfer Policy. If a particular course is approved for general education credit, a two-letter general education category designation follows the course title. The category for which the course is approved is listed in full beneath the course description. The general education category designations are:

OC – Oral Communication
WC – Written Communication
AH – Arts and Humanities
QR – Quantitative Reasoning
NS – Natural Sciences
SB – Social and Behavioral Sciences

Please refer to the General Education section of this catalog for complete information.

The university reserves the right to withdraw or modify courses of instruction at any time.

 

Radiologic Science

   •  RAD 480 Radiography Capstone (3 credits)
   •  RAD 486 Clinical Practicum VI (3 credits)
   •  RAD 494 Topics: Radiology (3 credits)
   •  RAD 496 Radiographic Practicum VII (3 credits)
   •  RAD 499 Special Topics Radiology (3 credits)
   •  RTT 200 Introduction to Radiation Therapy (3 credits)
   •  RTT 208 Clinical Oncology I (3 credits)
   •  RTT 209 Clinical Oncology II (3 credits)
   •  RTT 214 Radiation Therapy Simulation Lab (3 credits)
   •  RTT 220 Radiation Physics and Dosimetry I (3 credits)
   •  RTT 221 Radiation Physics & Dosimetry II (3 credits)
   •  RTT 286 Radiation Therapy Practicum I (3 credits)
   •  RTT 296 Radiation Therapy Practicum II (2 credits)
   •  RTT 308 Clinical Oncology III (3 credits)
   •  RTT 320 Treatment Planning I (3 credits)
   •  RTT 321 Treatment Planning II (3 credits)
   •  RTT 340 Radiation Biology (3 credits)
   •  RTT 341 Radiation Therapy Protection (3 credits)
   •  RTT 376 Radiation Therapy Practicum III (3 credits)
   •  RTT 386 Radiation Therapy Practicum IV (3 credits)
   •  RTT 396 Radiation Therapy Practicum V (3 credits)
   •  RTT 470 Imaging Modalities (3 credits)
   •  RTT 480 Radiation Therapy Capstone (3 credits)
   •  RTT 486 Radiation Therapy Practicum VI (3 credits)
   •  RTT 496 Radiation Therapy Practicum VII (3 credits)

Reading Workshop

   •  RDG 091 Reading Workshop (3 credits)
   •  RDG 110 Critical Reading (3 credits)

Religious Studies

   •  REL 200 World Religions and Cultures - AH (3 credits)
   •  REL 301 Ancient Religions (3 credits)
   •  REL 302 Survey of the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament) (3 credits)
   •  REL 303 Survey of New Testament (3 credits)
   •  REL 304 Jesus (3 credits)
   •  REL 305 Islam (3 credits)
   •  REL 306 Introduction to Judaism (3 credits)
   •  REL 307 Survey of Christianity (3 credits)
   •  REL 317 Catholicism (3 credits)
   •  REL 325 Celtic Spirituality (3 credits)
   •  REL 335 Spiritual Images In Pop Culture (3 credits)
   •  REL 352 Women and Religion (3 credits)
   •  REL 370 Religion and Science (3 credits)
   •  REL 371 Death and the Afterlife (3 credits)
   •  REL 394 Topics: Religious Studies (3 credits)
   •  REL 499 Independent Study (1-3 credits)
   •  REL 594 Topics In Religious Studies (3 credits)
   •  REL 599 Independent Study (3 credits)

Respiratory Care

   •  RSP 201 Fundamentals of Respiratory Care (3 credits)
   •  RSP 201L Respiratory Care Equipment and Procedures (1 credit)
   •  RSP 202 Medical Terminology for Health Professions (1 credit)
   •  RSP 220 Introduction to Respiratory Critical Care (4 credits)
   •  RSP 235 Respiratory Physiology and Physics (3 credits)
   •  RSP 286 Clinical Practicum I (3 credits)
   •  RSP 296 Clinical Practicum II (3 credits)
   •  RSP 299 Independent Study: Respiratory Care (1-3 credits)
   •  RSP 310 Advanced Critical Care (5 credits)
   •  RSP 331 Cardiopulmonary Diagnostics (3 credits)
   •  RSP 340 Pulmonary Rehabilitation (1 credit)
   •  RSP 350 Cardiopulmonary Pathophysiology (3 credits)
   •  RSP 362 Prenatal-Pediatric Respiratory Care (3 credits)
   •  RSP 386 Clinical Practicum III (3 credits)
   •  RSP 396 Clinical Practicum IV (3 credits)
   •  RSP 400 Advanced Respiratory Care (3 credits)
   •  RSP 430 Advanced Pathophysiology (3 credits)
   •  RSP 441 Case Studies in Evidence Based Practice (3 credits)
   •  RSP 442 Disease Management II (3 credits)
   •  RSP 445 Health Assessment and Promotion (3 credits)
   •  RSP 451 Polysomnography I (3 credits)
   •  RSP 452 Polysomnography II (3 credits)
   •  RSP 480 Respiratory Care Seminar (3 credits)
   •  RSP 486 Clinical Practicum (3 credits)
   •  RSP 494 Respiratory Care Capstone (3 credits)
   •  RSP 496 Clinical Practicum VI (3 credits)

Russian

   •  RUS 101 Elementary Russian I - AH (3 credits)
   •  RUS 102 Elementary Russian II (3 credits)
   •  RUS 201 Intermediate Russian I (3 credits)
   •  RUS 202 Intermediate Russian II (3 credits)

Social Work

   •  SWK 105 Social Work and the Community - SB (3 credits)
   •  SWK 106 Introduction to Social Justice - AH (3 credits)
   •  SWK 203 Social Welfare in Contemporary Society (3 credits)
   •  SWK 303 Professional Interactional Skills (3 credits)
   •  SWK 304 Human Behavior and Social Environment I (3 credits)
   •  SWK 305 Social Work Practice I (3 credits)
   •  SWK 307 Human Behavior and Social Environment II (3 credits)
   •  SWK 308 Social Work Research (3 credits)
   •  SWK 310 Social Work Practice 2: Family and Groups (3 credits)
   •  SWK 394 Topics: Social Welfare (1-3 credits)
   •  SWK 405 Social Work Practice: Community Organizations (3 credits)
   •  SWK 406 Field Experience 1 (5 credits)
   •  SWK 407 Social Welfare Policy (3 credits)
   •  SWK 408 Field Instruction II (5 credits)
   •  SWK 411 Social Work and The Law: Part I (3 credits)
   •  SWK 450 Multicultural Issues (3 credits)
   •  SWK 455 Multicultural Family Experiences (3 credits)
   •  SWK 460 Ethics and Advocacy (3 credits)
   •  SWK 494 Special Topics: Bachelor of Social Work (1-6 credits)
   •  SWK 499 Independent Study (1-6 credits)
   •  SWK 510 Child Abuse (3 credits)
   •  SWK 515 Introduction to Child Maltreatment (3 credits)
   •  SWK 516 Child Welfare 2: Interventions (3 credits)
   •  SWK 520 Services to Women (3 credits)
   •  SWK 525 Substance Use and Abuse (3 credits)
 

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