Oct 04, 2022  
2007-2008 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    
2007-2008 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 
  
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    BIO 480 - Semester Internship


    A full-semester field experience, this course requires that students apply academic theories to the professional work environment. The fourteen-week period is planned with and supervised by faculty and site supervisors. A biweekly, on campus supervision group provides the opportunity for students to reflect upon their experiences and learning. Students will be responsible for outside reading and writing assignments designed to integrate theory and practice.


    Prerequisites & Notes
    All course requirements of the freshman, sophomore, and junior years must be completed, or permission of instructor. Note: students completing a Distance Internship must have reliable internet access; they will be communicating with their instructors via Gull Net. Students must arrange to take Senior Thesis I either the semester before or after the internship.

    (Cr: 12)
  
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    BUS 480 - Semester Internship


    A full-semester field experience that requires students to apply academic theories to the professional work environment. The fourteen week period is planned and supervised by faculty and site supervisors. A biweekly, on campus supervision group provides the opportunity for students to reflect upon their experiences and learning. Students will be responsible for outside reading and writing assignments designed to integrate theory and practice.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    All course requirements of the freshman, sophomore, and junior years must be completed, or permission of instructor. Note: Students completing a Distance Internship must have reliable internet access; they will be communicating with their instructors via Gull Net.  Students must arrange to take Senior Thesis I in the semester after the internship.

    (Cr: 12)
  
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    CJ 480 - Semester Internship


    A full-semester field experience that requires students to apply academic theories to the professional work environment. The fourteen week period is planned and supervised by faculty and site supervisors. A biweekly, on campus supervision group provides the opportunity for students to reflect upon their experiences and learning. Students will be responsible for outside reading and writing assignments designed to integrate theory and practice.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    All course requirements of the freshman, sophomore, and junior years must be completed, or permission of instructor. Note: students completing a Distance Internship must have reliable internet access; they will be communicating with their instructors via Gull Net.  Students must arrange to take Senior Thesis I either the semester before or after the internship.

    (Cr: 12)
  
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    CMM 480 - Semester Internship


    A full-semester field experience that requires students to apply academic theories to the professional work environment. The fourteen week period is planned and supervised by faculty and site supervisors. A biweekly, on campus supervision group provides the opportunity for students to reflect upon their experiences and learning. Students will be responsible for outside reading and writing assignments designed to integrate theory and practice.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    All course requirements of the freshman, sophomore, and junior years, must be completed, or permission of instructor. Note: Students completing a Distance Internship must have reliable internet access; they will be communicating with their instructors via GullNet.  Students must arrange to take Senior Thesis I either the semester before or after the internship.

    (Cr: 12)
  
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    CSC 480 - Semester Internship


    A full semester field experience that requires students to apply academic theories to the professional work environment. The fourteen week period is planned and supervised by faculty and site supervisors. A biweekly, oncampus supervision group provides the opportunity for students to reflect upon their experiences and learning. Students will be responsible for outside reading and writing assignments designed to integrate theory and practice.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    All course requirements of the freshman, sophomore, and junior years must be completed, or permission of instructor. Note: students completing a Distance Internship must have reliable internet access; they will be communicating with their instructors via Gull Net.  Students must arrange to take Senior Thesis I either the semester before or after the internship.

    (Cr: 12)
  
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    ENG 480 - Semester Internship


    A full-semester field experience, this course requires that students apply academic theories to the professional work environment. The fourteen-week period is planned with and supervised by faculty and site supervisors. A biweekly, on-campus supervision group provides the opportunity for students to reflect upon their experiences and learning. Students will be responsible for outside reading and writing assignments designed to integrate theory and practice.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    All course requirements of the freshman, sophomore, and junior years must be completed, or permission of instructor. Note: students completing a Distance Internship must have reliable internet access; they will be communicating with their instructors via Gull Net.  Students must arrange to take Senior Thesis I either the semester before or after the internship.

    (Cr: 12)
  
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    ENV 480 - Semester Internship


    A full-semester field experience, this course requires that students apply academic theories to the professional work environment. The 14-week period is planned with and supervised by faculty and site supervisors. A biweekly, on campus supervision group provides the opportunity for students to reflect upon their experiences and learning. Students will be responsible for outside reading and writing assignments designed to integrate theory and practice.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    All course requirements of the freshman, sophomore, and junior years must be completed, or permission of instructor. Note: students completing a Distance Internship must have reliable internet access; they will be communicating with their instructors via Gull Net.  Students must arrange to take Senior Thesis I either the semester before or after the internship.

    (Cr: 12)
  
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    HMS 480 - Semester Internship


    A full-semester field experience requires that students apply academic theories to the professional work environment. The fourteen-week period is planned with and supervised by faculty and site supervisors. A biweekly, on-campus supervision group provides the opportunity for students to reflect upon their experiences and learning. Students will be responsible for outside reading and writing assignments designed to integrate theory and practice.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    All course requirements of the freshman, sophomore, and junior years must be completed, or permission of instructor. Note: students completing a Distance Internship must have reliable internet access; they will be communicating with their instructors via Gull Net.  Students must arrange to take Senior Thesis I either the semester before or after the internship.

    (Cr: 12)
  
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    HST 480 - Semester Internship


    A full-semester field experience, this course requires that students apply academic theories to the professional work environment. The fourteen-week period is planned with and supervised by faculty and site supervisors. A biweekly, on-campus supervision group provides the opportunity for students to reflect upon their experiences and learning. Students will be responsible for outside reading and writing assignments designed to integrate theory and practice.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    All course requirements of the freshman, sophomore, and junior years must be completed, or permission of instructor. Note: students completing a Distance Internship must have reliable internet access; they will be communicating with their instructors via Gull Net.  Students must arrange to take Senior Thesis I either the semester before or after the internship.

    (Cr: 12)
  
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    HTA 480 - Semester Internship


    A full-semester field experience that requires students to apply academic theories to the professional work environment. The fourteen week period is planned and supervised by faculty and site supervisors. A biweekly, on campus supervision group provides the opportunity for students to reflect upon their experiences and learning. Students will be responsible for outside reading and writing assignments designed to integrate theory and practice.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    All course requirements of the freshman, sophomore, and junior years must be completed, or permission of instructor. Note: students completing a Distance Internship must have reliable internet access; they will be communicating with their instructors via Gull Net.  Students must arrange to take Senior Thesis I either the semester before or after the internship.

    (Cr: 12)
  
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    ID 480 - Semester Internship


    A full-semester field experience that requires students to apply academic theories to the professional work environment. The fourteen week period is planned and supervised by faculty and site supervisors. A biweekly, on-campus supervision group provides the opportunity for students to reflect upon their experiences and learning. Students will be responsible for outside reading and writing assignments designed to integrate theory and practice.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    All course requirements of the freshman, sophomore, and junior years must be completed, or permission of instructor. Note: students completing a Distance Internship must have reliable internet access; they will be communicating with their instructors via Gull Net.  Students must arrange to take Senior Thesis I either the semester before or after the internship.

    (Cr: 12)
  
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    IST 480 - Semester Internship


    A full-semester field experience requires that students apply academic theories to the professional work environment. The fourteen- week period is planned with and supervised by faculty and site supervisors. A biweekly, on-campus supervision group provides the opportunity for students to reflect upon their experiences and learning. Students will be responsible for outside reading and writing assignments designed to integrate theory and practice.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    All course requirements of the freshman, sophomore, and junior years must be completed, or permission of instructor. Note: students completing a Distance Internship must have reliable internet access; they will be communicating with their instructors via Gull Net.  Students must arrange to take Senior Thesis I either the semester before or after the internship.

    (Cr: 12)
  
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    LST 480 - Semester Internship


    A full-semester field experience requires students to apply academic theories to the professional work environment. The fourteen week period is planned and supervised by faculty and site supervisors. A biweekly, on-campus supervision group provides the opportunity for students to reflect upon their experiences and learning. Students will be responsible for outside reading and writing assignments designed to integrate theory and practice.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    All course requirements of the freshman, sophomore, and junior years must be completed, or permission of instructor. Note: students completing a Distance Internship must have reliable internet access; they will be communicating with their instructors via Gull Net.  Students must arrange to take Senior Thesis I either the semester before or after the internship.

    (Cr: 12)
  
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    PSY 480 - Semester Internship


    A full-semester field experience that requires students to apply academic theories to the professional work environment. The fourteen week period is planned and supervised by faculty and site supervisors. A biweekly, on campus supervision group provides the opportunity for students to reflect upon their experiences and learning. Students will be responsible for outside reading and writing assignments designed to integrate theory and practice.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    All course requirements of the freshman, sophomore, and junior years must be completed, or permission of instructor. Note: students completing a Distance Internship must have reliable internet access; they will be communicating with their instructors via Gull Net.  Students must arrange to take Senior Thesis I either the semester before or after the internship.

    (Cr: 12)
  
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    SM 480 - Semester Internship


    A full-semester field experience that requires students to apply academic theories to the professional work environment. The fourteen week period is planned and supervised by faculty and site supervisors. A biweekly, on campus supervision group provides the opportunity for students to reflect upon their experiences and learning. Students will be responsible for outside reading and writing assignments designed to integrate theory and practice.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    All course requirements of the freshman, sophomore, and junior years must be completed, or permission of instructor.

    (Cr: 12)
  
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    SP 480 - Semester Internship


    A full-semester field experience, this course requires that students apply academic theories to the professional work environment.  The fourteen-week period is planned with and supervised by faculty and site supervisors. A biweekly, on campus supervision group provides the opportunity for students to reflect upon their experiences and learning.  Students will be responsible for outside reading and writing assignments designed to integrate theory and practice.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    All course requirements of the freshman, sophomore, and junior years must be completed, or permission of instructor.  NOTE:  Students completing a Distance Internship must have reliable internet access; they will be communicating with their instructors via Gull Net.  Students must arrange to take Senior Thesis I either the semester before or after the internship.

    (Cr: 12)
  
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    VC 480 - Semester Internship


    A full-semester field experiences require that students to apply academic theories to the professional work environment. The 14-week period is planned with and supervised by faculty and site supervisors. A biweekly, on campus supervision group provides the opportunity for students to reflect upon their experiences and learning. Students will be responsible for outside reading and writing assignments designed to integrate theory and practice.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Senior Visual Communications status or permission of the instructor.

    (Cr: 12)
  
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    LST 100 - Seminar in Academic Inquiry


    Students will be introduced to inquiry based learning skills that will provide the foundation to their four years of study at Endicott College. Students will learn the process of investigating an issue by reflecting upon, forming, and defending a position.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Students with 24 or more transfer credits may have the LST100 requirement waived but must substitute a three-credit elective.


    (Cr: 3)
  
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    HTA 352 - Senior Community Management


    Senior community management is an emerging field that requires skill sets different than a typical hospitality operations. Students will gain an overview of this industry and how it relates to the hospitality industry. This course explores the competencies required to be a successful manager of a senior living community. Topics such as governmental regulations, design considerations, financing options and marketing will be covered in relation to senior communities.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    ACC 489 - Senior Thesis I


    Senior Thesis I is the first phase of a two semester thesis sequence which provides students with an opportunity to study a specific area within their major more deeply. Students choose a topic in their respective fields, and through library research, they write a comprehensive literature review that is then developed into an original thesis project in Senior Thesis II.        


    Prerequisites & Notes
    BUS 370; prerequisite or co-requisite: ACC 480.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    ART 489 - Senior Thesis I


    Senior Thesis I is the first phase of a two semester thesis sequence, which provides students with an opportunity to study a Specific area within their major more deeply. Students choose a topic in their respective field, and through library research, they write a comprehensive literature review that is then developed into an original thesis project in Senior Thesis II.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Senior status or permission of instructor.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    AT 489 - Senior Thesis I


    Senior Thesis I is the first phase of a two semester thesis sequence, which provides students with an opportunity to study a Specific area within their major more deeply. Students choose a topic in their respective field, and through library research, they write a comprehensive literature review that is then developed into an original thesis project in Senior Thesis II.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    BIO 489 - Senior Thesis I


    Senior Thesis I is the first phase of a two semester thesis sequence, which provides students with an opportunity to study a specific area within their major more deeply. Students choose a topic in their respective field, and through library research, they write a comprehensive literature review that is then developed into an original thesis project in Senior Thesis II.


    (Cr: 3)
  
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    BUS 489 - Senior Thesis I


    Senior Thesis I is the first phase of a two semester thesis sequence which provides students with an opportunity to study a Specific area within their majors more deeply. Students choose a topic in their respective fields, and through library research, they write a comprehensive literature review that is then developed into an original thesis project in Senior Thesis II.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    BUS 370 or permission of instructor.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    CJ 489 - Senior Thesis I


    Senior Thesis I is the first phase of a two semester thesis sequence, which provides students with an opportunity to study a specific area within their major more deeply. Students choose a topic in their respective field, and through library research, they write a comprehensive literature review that is then developed into an original thesis project in Senior Thesis II.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    CMM 489 - Senior Thesis I


    Senior Thesis I is the first phase of a two semester thesis sequence, which provides students with an opportunity to study a specific area within their major more deeply. Students choose a topic in their respective field, and through library research they write a comprehensive literature review that is then developed into an original thesis project in Senior Thesis II.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    CMM 370.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    CSC 489 - Senior Thesis I


    Senior Thesis I is the first phase of a two semester thesis sequence, which provides students with an opportunity to study a specific area within their major more deeply. Students choose a topic in their respective field, and through library research, they write a comprehensive literature review that is then developed into an original thesis project in Senior Thesis II.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    ENG 489 - Senior Thesis I


    Senior Thesis I is the first phase of a two semester thesis sequence, which provides students with an opportunity to study a specific area within their major more deeply. Students choose a topic in their respective field, and through library research, they write a comprehensive literature review that is then developed into an original thesis project in Senior Thesis II.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    ENV 489 - Senior Thesis I


    Senior Thesis I is the first phase of a two semester thesis sequence, which provides students with an opportunity to study a specific area within their major more deeply. Students choose a topic in their respective field, and through library research, they write a comprehensive literature review that is then developed into an original thesis project in Senior Thesis II.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    HMS 489 - Senior Thesis I


    Senior Thesis I is the first phase of a two semester thesis sequence, which provides students with an opportunity to study a specific area within their major more deeply. Students choose a topic in their respective field, and through library research, they write a comprehensive literature review that is then developed into an original thesis project in Senior Thesis II.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    HST 489 - Senior Thesis I


    Senior Thesis I is the first phase of a two semester thesis sequence, which provides students with an opportunity to study a specific area within their major more deeply. Students choose a topic in their respective field, and through library research, they write a comprehensive literature review that is then developed into an original thesis project in Senior Thesis II.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    HTA 489 - Senior Thesis I


    Senior Thesis I is the first phase of a two semester thesis sequence, which provides students with an opportunity to study a Specific area within their major more deeply. Students choose a topic in their respective field, and through library research, they write a comprehensive literature review that is then developed into an original thesis project in Senior Thesis II.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    ID 489 - Senior Thesis I


    Senior Thesis I is the first phase of a two semester thesis sequence, which provides students with an opportunity to study a Specific area within their major more deeply. Students choose a topic in their respective field, and through library research, they write a comprehensive literature review that is then developed into an original thesis project in Senior Thesis II.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    IST 489 - Senior Thesis I


    Senior Thesis I is the first phase of a two semester thesis sequence, which provides students with an opportunity to study a specific area within their major more deeply. Students choose a topic in their respective field, and through library research, they write a comprehensive literature review that is then developed into an original thesis project in Senior Thesis II.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    LST 489 - Senior Thesis I


    Senior Thesis I is the first phase of a two semester thesis sequence, which provides students with an opportunity to study a specific area within their major more deeply. Students choose a topic in their respective field, and through library research, they write a comprehensive literature review that is then developed into an original thesis project in Senior Thesis II.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    NU 489 - Senior Thesis I


    Senior Thesis I is the first phase of a two semester thesis sequence and provides students with an opportunity to study a specific area within their major more deeply. Students choose a topic in their respective field, and through library research, complete a comprehensive literature review that is then developed into an original research proposal in Senior Thesis II.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Senior level status.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    PE 489 - Senior Thesis I


    Senior Thesis I is the first phase of a two semester thesis sequence, which provides students with an opportunity to study a Specific area within their major more deeply. Students choose a topic in their respective field, and through library research, they write a comprehensive literature review that is then developed into an original thesis project in Senior Thesis II.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    PSY 489 - Senior Thesis I


    Senior Thesis I is the first phase of a two semester thesis sequence, which provides students with an opportunity to study a specific area within their major more deeply. Students choose a topic in their respective field, and through library research, they write a comprehensive literature review that is then developed into an original thesis project in Senior Thesis II.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    SM 489 - Senior Thesis I


    Senior Thesis I is the first phase of a two semester thesis sequence, which provides students with an opportunity to study a Specific area within their major more deeply. Students choose a topic in their respective field, and through library research, they write a comprehensive literature review that is then developed into an original thesis project in Senior Thesis II.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    SP 489 - Senior Thesis I


    Senior Thesis I is the first phase of a two-semester thesis sequence, which provides students with an opportunity to study a specific area within their major more deeply.  Students choose a topic in their respective field, and through library research, they write a comprehensive literature review that is then developed into an original thesis project in Senior Thesis II.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    VC 489 - Senior Thesis I


    Senior Thesis I is the first phase of a two semester thesis sequence, which provides students with an opportunity to study a Specific area within their major more deeply. Students choose a topic in their respective field, and through library research, they write a comprehensive literature review that is then developed into an original thesis project in Senior Thesis II.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    ACC 490 - Senior Thesis II


    Developing the concept explored in Senior Thesis I, students in this the culminating course in the Accounting program integrate skills and knowledge acquired over four years in the classroom and in the field to answer a question or solve a problem identified through their Semester Internship experience.


    Prerequisites & Notes
    ACC 480, ACC 489.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    ART 490 - Senior Thesis II


    Developing the concept explored in Senior Thesis I, accumulated skills are put into the final semester efforts, which stresses critical analysis and professional application. Practical and theoretical solutions culminate in a research thesis, art project and final presentation.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    ART 489.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    AT 490 - Senior Thesis II


    Developing the concept explored in Senior Thesis I, students will study and apply research within their area of interest. This course will provide grounding to the world of applied and theoretical research.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Senior class status, AT 489.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    BIO 490 - Senior Thesis II


    Developing the concept explored in Senior Thesis I, students will investigate a topic related to Biology and Biotechnology in which they have a particular interest. The outcomes of the project are a scholarly paper and a presentation.


    Prerequisites & Notes
    BIO 480, BIO 489, and all prior coursework.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    BUS 490 - Senior Thesis II


    Developing the concept explored in Senior Thesis I, students in this the culminating course in the business program, integrate skills and knowledge acquired over four years in the classroom and in the field to answer a question or solve a problem identified through their Semester Internship experience.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    BUS 480, BUS 489 or permission of instructor.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    CJ 490 - Senior Thesis II


    Developing the concept explored in Senior Thesis I, students will investigate a topic related to criminal justice in which they have a particular interest. The outcomes of the project are a scholarly paper and a presentation.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    CJ 480, CJ 489, and all prior coursework.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    CMM 490 - Senior Thesis II


    Developing the concept explored in Senior Thesis I, students apply accumulated skills in a culminating project that requires them to integrate knowledge acquired over the course of the program, both in the classroom and in the field.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    CMM 489.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    CSC 490 - Senior Thesis II


    Developing the concept explored in Senior Thesis I, students will investigate a topic Related to Information and Computer Technology in which they have a particular interest. The outcomes of the project are a scholarly paper and a presentation.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    CSC 489 or permission of the instructor.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    ENG 490 - Senior Thesis II


    Developing the concept explored in Senior Thesis I, students will investigate a topic related to English in which they have a particular interest. The outcomes of the project are a scholarly paper and a presentation.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    ENG 480, ENG 489, and all prior coursework.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    ENV 490 - Senior Thesis II


    Developing the concept explored in Senior Thesis I, students will investigate a topic related to Environmental Studies in which they have a particular interest. The outcomes of the project are a scholarly paper and a presentation.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    ENV 480, ENV 489, and all prior coursework.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    HMS 490 - Senior Thesis II


    Developing the concept explored in Senior Thesis I, students will investigate a topic related to Human Services in which they have a particular interest. The outcomes of the project are a scholarly paper and a presentation.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    HMS 480, HMS 489, and all prior coursework.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    HST 490 - Senior Thesis II


    Developing the concept explored in Senior Thesis I, students will investigate a topic related to History in which they have a particular interest. The outcomes of the project are a scholarly paper and a presentation.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    HST 480, HST 489, and all prior coursework.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    HTA 490 - Senior Thesis II


    Developing the concept explored in Senior Thesis I, students will complete an original research project exploring an area of interest in the hospitality industry. Students will acquire an understanding of theoretical and applied research techniques used in the hospitality environment. The outcomes of the project are a scholarly paper and an oral presentation.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    HTA 489.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    ID 490 - Senior Thesis II


    Developing the concept explored in Senior Thesis I, accumulated skills are put into the final semester efforts, which stresses critical analysis and professional application. Practical and theoretical solutions culminate in a research thesis, design project and final presentation.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    ID 489.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    IST 490 - Senior Thesis II


    Developing the concept explored in Senior Thesis I, students will investigate a topic related to International Studies in which they have a particular interest. The outcomes of the project are a scholarly paper and a presentation.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    IST 480, IST 489, and all prior coursework.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    LST 490 - Senior Thesis II


    Developing the concept explored in Senior Thesis I, students investigate a topic related to Liberal Studies in which they have a particular interest. The outcomes of the project are a scholarly paper and a presentation.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    LST 480, LST 489, and all prior coursework.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    NU 490 - Senior Thesis II


    Developing the concept explored in Senior Thesis I, students will develop an evidence based nursing research proposal. The outcome of the proposal will be a scholarly paper, oral and poster presentations.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Senior level status.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    PE 490 - Senior Thesis II


    Developing the concept explored in Senior Thesis I, students will study and apply research within their areas of interest. This course will provide grounding to the world of applied and theoretical research.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Senior class status, PE 489.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    PSY 490 - Senior Thesis II


    Developing the concept explored in Senior Thesis I, investigate a topic related to Psychology in which they have a particular interest. The outcomes of the project are a scholarly paper and a presentation.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PSY 480, PSY 489, and all prior coursework.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    SM 490 - Senior Thesis II


    Developing the concept explored in Senior Thesis I, students will study and apply research within their areas of interest. This course will provide grounding to the world of applied and theoretical research. (Spring)

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Senior class status, SM 489.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    SP 490 - Senior Thesis II


    Developing the concept explored in Senior Thesis I, students investigate a topic related to Spanish in which they have a particular interest.  The outcomes of the project are a scholarly paper and a presentation.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    SP 480, SP 489, and all prior coursework.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    VC 490 - Senior Thesis II


    Developing the concept explored in Senior Thesis I, accumulated skills are put into the final semester efforts, which stresses critical analysis and professional application. Practical and theoretical solutions culminate in a research thesis, design project and final presentation.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    VC 489.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    HTA 110 - Service Management


    Balanced between theoretical and applied learning, students will explore the function of service systems within the restaurant environment. The course reviews the development and implementation of both dining and beverage delivery systems. A combination of interpersonal, leadership, and group dynamics will be explored. Cultural variations in service styles will be integrated to illustrate the complexities of guest satisfaction.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    HTA 410 - Service Practicum I


    Stagiares are given the basics of supervising and managing hospitality students within the domain of customer relations. The students will be required to ensure the proper level of service standards are maintained in the nontraditional classroom.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Permission of instructor.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    HTA 420 - Service Practicum II


    Development of an understanding of the current literature base of service quality research. Current service quality research is applied in the non-traditional classroom. The course provides stagiares with the basics of supervising and managing hospitality students within the domain of customer Relations.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    HTA 410.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    HTA 430 - Service Practicum III


    Creation of synergy between theoretical and practical components in the non-traditional classroom. Stagiares develop effective methods of delivery in an educational setting. Promote teamwork and mentoring with novice stagiares.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    HTA 410, HTA 420.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    ENG 365 - Shakespeare


    Recognizing that students may have only previously encountered Shakespeare as the “grand master of English letters” or as the “beloved genius of English theater,” this course focuses on alternative readings of Shakespeare’s plays. Students will read the primary texts and examine Shakespeare via contemporary literary and social theories, as well as through recent cinematic treatments of Shakespearean plays and themes. Satisfies the Arts and Humanities and Writing Designated core requirements.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    CMM 306 - Social Impact of the Media


    Influence and role of media in modern culture. Covers the effects of media on socialization, education, political choice and process, formation and development of beliefs, attitudes and values, diffusion of information and the transmission and reflection of popular culture.  Satisfies the Social Science core requirement.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    CMM 101, SOC 101, or permission of instructor.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    HMS 305 - Social Policy


    Examines the principles, guidelines, and concepts that direct social action and policy. The concept of advocacy and legislative action will be discussed. Policy issues to be addressed will include housing, health care, families, the elderly, and the poor. Satisfies the Social Science core requirement.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    HMS 100, PSY 100 or SOC 101.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    SOC 302 - Social Problems


    The study of deviant behavior, social inequality, societal disorganization, and environmental crises. Emphasis is given to the relation between social problems and the structure and values of modern American society. Current and alternative solutions to societal problems will be analyzed. Satisfies the Social Science core requirement.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    SOC 101 and junior year status, or permission of instructor.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    PSY 305 - Social Psychology


    A scientific investigation into how social factors influence the individual’s personality, attitudes and behavior. The theory, methods and application of current research on topics such as aggression, prejudice, conformity, leadership and group dynamics are analyzed. Satisfies the Social Science core requirement.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PSY 100 or SOC 101 and junior or senior year status or permission of instructor. Crosslisted with SOC 315.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    SOC 315 - Social Psychology


    A scientific investigation into how social factors influence the individual’s personality, attitudes and behavior. The theory, methods and application of current research on topics such as aggression, prejudice, conformity, leadership and group dynamics are analyzed. Satisfies the Social Science core requirement.

     

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PSY 100 or SOC 101 and junior or senior year status or permission of instructor.

    Crosslisted with PSY 305.

    (Cr: 3)

  
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    ED 306 - Social Studies Methods


     

    An inquiry approach is incorporated for developing concept knowledge and skills in social studies for students in Pre-K through Grade 6. Curriculum content, materials, planning, implementing, and assessing learning will be included across all of the social sciences. Instruction in history, geography, economics, political science, and other social sciences will be considered in light of current recommendations of the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks and national standards such as those of the National Council for Social Studies (NCSS). Students will explore integrating social studies content across all learning experiences to develop thinking skills and awareness of self and community. A field component of 20-25 hours is included in this course.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    ED 203, ED 207 or ED 220, and junior year status.

    (Cr: 3)

  
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    CSC 270 - Software/Systems Quality Assurance


    Provides students with a working knowledge of the state of research and practice on software product and process evaluation and improvement. Stresses use of quantitative and experimental methods and change control as they are applied to evaluating software engineering. Pre-release software packages from commercial software vendors will be used as examples.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    SP 307 - Spanish Culture and Civilization (Offered in Spain)


    Students are introduced to the general historical and social background upon which the complex reality of present day Spain is built. The course will focus especially on the plurality of cultures—Christian, Jewish, and Muslim—which constituted Medieval Spain and makes Spanish history so unique.  This is an advanced Spanish course taught in Spanish, suitable for American study abroad students.  Taught in Spanish. 

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    SP 225 - Spanish for the Professions


    This class focuses on the specific language needs of students according to their areas of study, including health care, business, education and hospitality. Students need to have only a minimum command of Spanish in order to enroll in this course. Spanish for the Professions is a compact Spanish language course that will focus on the key points of communication.  Satisfies the Arts and Humanities core requirement.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    SP 410 - Spanish Literature & Performing Arts (Offered in Spain)


    The aim of this course is to read, analyze, and discuss contemporary works of Spanish literature that are also currently being performed in theaters or that have been adapted to screen versions. A major aspect of the course will be to study and compare those plays that are representative of each century. The students will be expected to attend many of the performances. Taught in Spanish.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    XXX X77 - Special Topics


    Through Special Topics experimental courses and current issues courses can be offered on a one-time basis.  The course prefix (for example, AT for Athletic Training and PSY for Psychology) will vary depending on the department offering the course, and the course number (177, 277, 377, 477) will vary depending on the level of difficulty.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    ENG 103 - Speech


    Development of effective speaking and speechwriting skills. To accomplish this, students will write and deliver speeches with the guidance and encouragement of the instructor and peers. Satisfies the Arts and Humanities and Writing Designated core requirements.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    SM 325 - Sport and the Media


    This course will introduce students to aspects of the electronic media as they relate to sports management. Theoretical discussions will analyze the role of sport cinema, television, and print as a vehicle for/of social change. The applied aspect of the course will focus on the myriad of sport writing situations and techniques. Guest lectures from the world of Sport media will provide insight and context to classroom and field discussions. Satisfies the Social Science core requirement.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Junior year standing or permission of instructor.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    AMS 403 - Sport in American Society


    Analysis on the past, present, future impact of sports on contemporary society. Explores the transformation of sport into the present commercial enterprise. Students research the development of sport, and the role of men, women, and minorities in sport. Satisfies the Social Science core requirement.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Crosslisted with SM 403

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    SM 403 - Sport in American Society


    Analysis on the past, present, future impact of sports on contemporary society. Explores the transformation of sport into the present commercial enterprise. Students research the development of sport, and the role of men, women, and minorities in sport. Satisfies the Social Science core requirement.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    SM 203, SM 215 or permission of instructor.

    Crosslisted with AMS 403.

     

    (Cr: 3)

  
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    SM 203 - Sport Promotion and Marketing


    Students will apply fundamental marketing concepts to the sport industry. Students explore the uses of sport as a promotional vehicle. The course provides an in-depth analysis of sport as a product, sport consumer markets, and sport product markets. Students prepare and organize marketing, promotional, and public relations campaigns.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    SM 101 or permission of instructor.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    SM 250 - Sport Venue Management


    Examines the life cycle concepts of sport venue management: design, construction, financing, and operations in private sport clubs, interscholastic and intercollegiate athletics, recreational programming, and professional sport franchises.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    SM 405 - Sports Law


    An in-depth analysis of the legal issues Specific to the sport industry. Emphasis on tort liability, contract liability, contract law, and constitutional law. Current legal cases researched and analyzed.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    SM 203, SM 215 or permission of instructor.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    PSY 301 - Statistical Methods in the Social Sciences


    Students will statistically analyze research data from contemporary studies in the field of psychology. They will also apply their understanding to the critical analysis and interpretation of SPSS generated data. Topics include: descriptive statistics (measures of central tendency and dispersion, correlation, regression and prediction), parametric and non-parametric inferential statistics (e.g. ttest, ANOVA, Manova, X and Mann Whitney U Test).

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PSY 100, HMS 100 or CJ 100, and junior class standing.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    PE 205 - Strategies in Physical Education


    Explores the cooperative learning pedagogy continuum through the medium of sport games education. Students, through lecture, discussion, action research and practical sessions will explore some pathways to successful teaching/coaching experiences. The Matrix technique will be employed to assist in the collaborative selection of appropriate topics to be addressed along with baseline topics such as psychomotor appropriateness, learning preferences and tactical analysis. Students will develop unit and lesson plans as well as micro teach their peers in these skill areas: basketball, cricket, team handball and softball.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    ED 207 - Strategies of Teaching Early Childhood Curriculum


    Focus on the teaching of specific subject areas in unison with the developmental needs of children in preK–2. Students will research current curriculum materials and curriculum development trends. Lesson plans, units, and learning centers will be designed by students.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    ED 101 and ED 106 or permission of instructor.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    ED 220 - Strategies of Teaching in the Elementary Classroom


    This course provides an introduction to elementary education (grades 1–6) through class content, planning and participation in an elementary school. Competencies in classroom communications skills are stressed.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    ED 101 and ED 106 or permission of instructor.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    PE 234 - Strength and Conditioning


    A focus on the principles of strength and conditioning as applied to physiological function and adaptations. Emphasis is placed on biomechanics, sports specific training, functional progression, teaching methodology, and program design. Administrative issues as well as other topics Relating to the field of strength and conditioning are presented.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    SCN 201.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    PSY 323 - Stress and Illness


    Could the psychological stressors of contemporary life affect our health? We will explore the connection between the mind and the body to determine how stress can weaken our immune system, but more importantly we will study and practice ways of reducing stress in our personal lives. This is both an academic study of the psychobiology of stress as well as an opportunity to explore proactive ways of coping with stress. Satisfies the Social Science core requirement.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PSY 100.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    AT 308 - Structural Kinesiology


    This course will provide the student with lecture and laboratory study of human tissue histology and musculoskeletal anatomy. The focus is on gaining knowledge of anatomical components and applying this information to a clinical setting. Emphasis is placed on functional understanding of bones, muscles, ligaments, blood supply, innervation, and disability after injury.  Class, three hours; lab, two hours per week.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    AT 203 or permission of instructor.

    (Cr: 4)
  
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    CMM 368 - Student Television at Endicott College


    This course will introduce students to the operations of a student run television channel. The course will center on the skills to effectively plan, manage, schedule and produce programming. Students will produce programming of various genres (feature, magazine, documentary, etc.) to be aired on Endicott College Television. While production skills will be part of the class, the focus will be on developing leadership skills and the day-to-day operations of a student run television channel.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    PHT 301 - Studio Photography I


    A thorough exploration of the view camera in both black and white and color. The use of the studio and studio strobe lighting in solving problems in product and food photography for advertising.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PHT 216.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    PHT 302 - Studio Photography II


    The extensive use of the “model on location“ to solve problems in advertising, fashion, corporate and industrial photography. Large, medium and small format cameras are used to create both black and white and color images for commercial purposes.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PHT 301.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    XXX 388 - Study Tour


    A semester-long course that culminates in a faculty led field experience.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    ED 030 - Subject Matter Lab


    This test preparation program provides Specific content and test-taking strategies for three of the MTEL subject matter tests: Early Childhood, General Curriculum, and Physical Education. Required of all students in Elementary, Early Childhood, and Physical Education students.

    (Cr: 0)
  
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    ID 340 - Sustainability and Design


    An investigation into sustainability and interior design. Through assigned readings, discussion, research, lectures, field trips and guest speakers, students will gain a broad understanding of the need to review our Relationship with the earth. Satisfies the Social Science core requirement and the Writing Designated core requirements.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    ACC 325 - Tax Accounting


    Provides a basic knowledge of the United States federal taxation system and its operation, including a fundamental understanding of the current law, principles and practice relating to taxation of individuals and other entities.


    Prerequisites & Notes
    ACC 151.

    (Cr: 3)
 

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