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CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1
The University

CHAPTER 2
School of Architecture

CHAPTER 3
Red McCombs
School of Business


CHAPTER 4
College of Communication

CHAPTER 5
College of Education

CHAPTER 6
College of Engineering

CHAPTER 7
College of Fine Arts

CHAPTER 8
College of Liberal Arts

CHAPTER 9
College of
Natural Sciences


CHAPTER 10
School of Nursing

CHAPTER 11
College of Pharmacy

CHAPTER 12
School of Social Work

CHAPTER 13
The Faculty

Texas Common Course Numbering System
(Appendix A)

APPENDIX B
Degree and Course Abbreviations



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Courses

The faculty has approval to offer the following courses in the academic years 2000-2001 and 2001-2002; however, all courses are not taught each semester or summer session. Students should consult the Course Schedule to determine which courses and topics will be offered during a particular semester or summer session. The Course Schedule may also reflect changes that have been made to the courses listed here since this catalog was printed.

A full explanation of course numbers is given in General Information. In brief, the first digit of a course number indicates the semester hour value of the course. The second and third digits indicate the rank of the course: if they are 01 through 19, the course is of lower-division rank; if 20 through 79, of upper-division rank; if 80 through 99, of graduate rank.

Applied Learning and Development

Unless otherwise stated in the description below, each class meets for three lecture hours a week for one semester.

Applied Learning and Development: ALD

Lower-Division Course

001. Freshman Interest Group Seminar.
Restricted to students in the Freshman Interest Group Program. Basic issues in various applied learning and development disciplines. One lecture hour a week for one semester.

Upper-Division Courses

320. Cognition, Human Learning, and Motivation.
Current and classical theories concerning conditioning paradigms, learning and remembering, attention, knowledge representation and retrieval, comprehension and production of language, problem solving, and the ways emotion influences learning. Prerequisite: Psychology 301 or the equivalent.

321. Play in Early Childhood Development.
Theoretical and empirical bases for observing children in play; cognitive, social, and communicative stages related to developmental theory; children's adjustment related to social and emotional theories; motivational value of play. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with fieldwork to be arranged. Required for the academic specialization in childhood studies. Prerequisite: Psychology 301 or the equivalent.

322. Individual Differences.
Introduction to individual differences among people through the life span. Examines areas of exceptionality within the context of typical development: current research trends; theoretical and legal considerations; and practice-related issues, including family involvement, cultural and linguistic diversity, and educational perspectives. Orientation to assistive technology. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with fieldwork to be arranged. Required for certification in generic special education. Prerequisite: Psychology 301 or the equivalent.

323. Language Acquisition.
Language structure; sequence, process, cognitive and social aspects of language acquisition and use; language variation. Required for certification in early childhood education. Prerequisite: Psychology 301 or the equivalent.

324. Literacy Acquisition.
Processes of becoming literate; cognitive insights that move a child to literacy; relationships between reading and writing and among individual characteristics, social factors, and literacy growth. This course or Psychology 338K is required for the reading specialization. Prerequisite: Psychology 301 or the equivalent.

325. Second Language Acquisition.
Acquisition by children or adults of English as a second language. Simultaneous acquisition of two languages, adding a second language, language processing, order of acquisition, role of the first language. Required for certification in bilingual education. Prerequisite: Psychology 301 or the equivalent.

326. Language of the Exceptional Child.
Physiological, prelinguistic, and linguistic components of language; theoretical framework of communication and language development in monolingual and bilingual populations; problems of language development in special populations; language assessment tools. Technological skills component. Required for certification in generic special education. Prerequisite: Psychology 301 or the equivalent.

327. Sociocultural Influences on Learning.
Human learning in multisocial, multilingual, and multicultural contexts; realities of society and their impact on learning; social concerns such as prejudice, stereotyping, cross-cultural attitudes, bilingual issues, parent and community involvement. Three lecture hours and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Psychology 301 or the equivalent.

328. Applied Human Learning.
Development, cognition, language, and sociocultural influences in learning contexts; child assessment, identification of learning styles, and tests and measurements. Fieldwork to provide a theoretical basis for professional assessment, referral, and placement. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with fieldwork to be arranged. Prerequisite: Admission to the professional development sequence of the Bachelor of Science in Applied Learning and Development degree program.

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Unless otherwise stated in the description below, each class meets for three lecture hours a week for one semester.

Curriculum and Instruction: EDC

Upper-Division Courses

Admission to the professional development sequence of upper-division courses for teacher certification requires formal acceptance. The requirements for acceptance are given in this chapter.

331C. School Organization and Classroom Management.
Administrative structure of schools; concepts, principles, and strategies for establishing an orderly classroom environment, preventing inappropriate behavior, and promoting student involvement in academic work. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Admission to the professional development sequence of courses, completion of seventy-two semester hours of coursework, and a University grade point average of at least 2.50.

Topic 1: School Organization and Classroom Management in Elementary Schools. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, and sixteen to twenty-four hours of fieldwork a week in an elementary school. Additional prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in the appropriate section of Applied Learning and Development 328.

Topic 2: School Organization and Classroom Management in Secondary Schools. Includes forty-five hours of fieldwork in a secondary school. Additional prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in Curriculum and Instruction 332S.

332S. Designs for Instruction.
One of the beginning courses in the professional development sequence for approved programs in secondary education. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with a single seven-hour media competency evaluation to be arranged. Prerequisite: Admission to the professional development sequence of courses, completion of seventy-two semester hours of coursework, a University grade point average of at least 2.50, and concurrent enrollment in Curriculum and Instruction 331C (Topic 2: School Organization and Classroom Management in Secondary Schools).

350. Topics in Educational Studies.
Analysis of selected topics and problems in education. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

Topic 1: Introduction to the Philosophy of Education. Same as Philosophy 319K.

364, 664. Internship.
Internship in an all-level teaching field. Three or six lecture hours a week for one semester. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in the appropriate student teaching course.

667E. Student Teaching in Elementary Schools.
Meets eight hours a day, Monday through Friday, for one semester. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Required in the professional development sequence for approved programs in elementary education. Prerequisite: Admission to the professional development sequence of courses; completion of ninety semester hours of coursework; Applied Learning and Development 328 and Curriculum and Instruction 331C and 670EA; a University grade point average of at least 2.50; and approval of the faculty review committee for elementary school student teaching.

667S. Student Teaching in Secondary Schools.
Directed and closely supervised performance in the full range of duties of a secondary school teacher, conducted in cooperating schools; accompanying directed study and evaluative seminars. Provides experience in each of two teaching field specializations, or in at least two aspects of a composite field, or in a broad field. Meets for about eight hours a day, Monday through Friday, for one semester. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Required in the professional development sequence for approved programs in secondary education. Prerequisite: Admission to the professional development sequence of courses, completion of ninety semester hours of coursework, Curriculum and Instruction 331C and 332S, a University grade point average of at least 2.50, a grade point average of at least 2.50 in each teaching field sought, and credit or registration for the section of Curriculum and Instruction 370S appropriate to the teaching field(s).

667W. Student Teaching: One Subject, Elementary and Secondary Levels.
For those preparing to teach the hearing impaired, for speech therapy, or for other special fields. Directed and closely supervised performance in the full range of duties of a special-subject teacher, conducted in cooperating schools; directed study and evaluative seminars. Meets for about eight hours a day, Monday through Friday, for one semester. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to the professional development sequence of courses, completion of ninety semester hours of coursework, a University grade point average of at least 2.50, and approval of the faculty review committee for student teaching.

370E, 670E. Elementary School Subjects.
Curriculum content and organization, teaching procedures, materials, and research in elementary school subjects. Three lecture hours a week for one or two semesters. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Topics 3, 4, 5, and 15 are offered only as 370E. Topic 19 is offered only as 670EA and 670EB; either half may be taken for independent credit. Prerequisite: Admission to the professional development sequence of courses, completion of seventy-two semester hours of coursework, and a University grade point average of at least 2.50.

Topic 1: Reading.

Topic 2: Language Arts.

Topic 3: Science.

Topic 4: Social Studies.

Topic 5: Mathematics. Additional prerequisite: Mathematics 316L or consent of the mathematics education faculty.

Topic 15: Special Adaptations for the Deaf.

Topic 19: Reading/Language Arts.

370S. Secondary School Subjects.
Curriculum content and organization, teaching procedures, materials, and research in one secondary school subject. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. The topic in the appropriate field is required for secondary school teacher certification. Prerequisite: Admission to the professional development sequence of courses, completion of ninety semester hours of coursework, Curriculum and Instruction 331C and 332S, and six semester hours of upper-division coursework in the appropriate subject.

Topic 1: English. Additional prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in Curriculum and Instruction 667S.

Topic 2: Science. Additional prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in Curriculum and Instruction 667S.

Topic 3: Social Studies. Additional prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in Curriculum and Instruction 667S.

Topic 4: Mathematics. Additional prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in Curriculum and Instruction 667S.

Topic 5: Foreign Language.

Topic 7: Art.

Topic 8: Music (Vocal). Additional prerequisite: Four semester hours of conducting and consent of instructor.

Topic 9: Music (Instrumental). Additional prerequisite: Four semester hours of conducting, upper-division standing in the principal instrument, and consent of instructor.

Topic 10: Drama.

Topic 11: Speech. Additional prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in Curriculum and Instruction 667S.

Topic 12: Kinesiology. Additional prerequisite: Completion of skill competencies; nine semester hours chosen from Kinesiology 325K, 326K, 335, and 376; concurrent enrollment in Curriculum and Instruction 667S; and consent of instructor.

371. Upper-Division Seminar.
An elective course for advanced students. Intensive investigations of instruction problems. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Additional hours may be required for some topics. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, twelve semester hours of upper-division coursework in education, or consent of the education adviser.

Topic 1: Reading.

Topic 2: Reading Materials and Individualized Reading.

Topic 3: Informal Science Education. Three lecture hours and one three-hour field laboratory a week for one semester, with one four-hour Saturday field trip to be arranged. Additional prerequisite: Six semester hours of science or consent of instructor.

Topic 4: Spanish Language and Methods for the Bilingual Classroom Teacher: Oral Language. Additional prerequisite: Six semester hours in a single modern foreign language or consent of instructor.

Topic 5: English as a Second Language.

Topic 6: Spanish Language and Methods for the Bilingual Classroom Teacher: Written Language. Additional prerequisite: Knowledge of Spanish.

Topic 7: Early Childhood Education.

Topic 8: Early Childhood Program Development.

Topic 9: Secondary School Reading.

Topic 10: Secondary School Reading in the Content Subjects.

Topic 11: Practicum in Reading.

Topic 12: All-Level Senior Seminar in Reading.

Topic 13: Applied Linguistics and Methods in English as a Second Language.

Topic 14: Young Adult Literature.

Topic 15: Computing Tools for Educators. Offered on the pass/fail basis only.

Topic 16: Questioning Strategies.

Topic 17: Multicultural Education.

Topic 18: Critical Issues in Schooling. Legal and ethical issues in education; history of education; multiculturalism; community outreach; promoting nonviolence in schools; teacher professionalism. Additional prerequisite: Admission to the professional development sequence of courses and concurrent enrollment in Curriculum and Instruction 667S and 370S.

Topic 19: Guiding Young Children in Groups. Designed to provide students with frameworks for observing and interacting with young children in classroom settings, and to acquaint students with the teacher's varied roles in early childhood classrooms. Topics include cultural and linguistic diversity; supervising and interacting with children in a range of instructional groupings, including center-based and play-based learning activities and whole-group experiences; planning and implementing appropriate practices and strategies; and record-keeping and assessment. Required for certification in elementary education with a specialization in childhood studies. Additional prerequisite: Admission to the professional development sequence of courses and concurrent enrollment in Curriculum and Instruction 664 and 371 (Topic 8: Early Childhood Program Development).

Topic 20: Classroom Interactions.

Topic 21: Knowing and Learning in Math and Science.

Topic 22: Project-Based Instruction.

377. Conference Course in Curriculum and Instruction.
Independent studies in instructional methodology and curriculum. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

Department of Educational Psychology

Unless otherwise stated in the description below, each class meets for three lecture hours a week for one semester.

Educational Psychology: EDP

Lower-Division Courses

110, 210, 310. Introduction to Educational Psychology.
An elective course open to lower-division students in any division of the University. Principles of psychology, human development, learning, and teaching. One, two, or three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

Topic 1: Individual Learning Skills.

Topic 2: Selected Topics.

312. Lower-Division Seminar.
Issues and research in various areas of educational psychology and the behavioral sciences. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

Upper-Division Courses

332. Psychological Foundations of Education.
Scientific contributions to the understanding of human behavior and educational processes: cultural influences, processes of learning and socialization, classroom management, development, intellectual functioning, and educational achievement. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, a University grade point average of at least 2.50, and credit or registration for other professional education courses designated by the department.

162, 262, 362. The Individual and Education.
Frames of reference for studying human behavior, self-concepts and individual attributes, individual and cultural nature of human learning, societal impacts on the individual personality, individualization of guidance and teaching. One, two, or three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing. Additional prerequisites may be required for some topics; these are given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: Emergent Views of Intelligent Behavior.

Topic 2: Early Childhood.

Topic 3: Selected Topics.

Topic 4: Mexican Americans in the Schooling Process. Educational Psychology 362 is same as Mexican American Studies 374 (Topic 8: Mexican Americans in the Schooling Process).

Topic 5: Chicano Educational Struggles. Educational Psychology 362 (Topic 5) is same as Mexican American Studies 374 (Topic 25: Chicano Educational Struggles).

362T. Tests and Measurements.
Fundamental psychometric concepts; educational and psychological measurement instruments; constructing, administering, scoring, and interpreting tests for educational and individual evaluation. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

Topic 1: Tests and Measurements--Elementary.

Topic 2: Tests and Measurements--Secondary.

Topic 3: Tests and Measurements--Reading.

Topic 4: Tests and Measurements--Elementary/Secondary/Reading.

363. Personality and Behavior.
Selected approaches to the study of the dynamics of behavior, its antecedents and its appraisal. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Educational Psychology 310 or another introductory behavioral science course.

Topic 1: Selected Topics.

Topic 2: Personality Development.

Topic 3: Human Sexuality.

Topic 4: Dynamics of Interpersonal Communication.

363M. Personality and Mental Health.
Exposition of theories of personality, research literature on mental health and character development, applications of principles and theories to the educative enterprise; applications of personality theory to the guidance of children and youth. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.Prerequisite: Six semester hours of upper-division education or other behavioral sciences.

Topic 1: Character Development.

Topic 2: School Promotion of Mental Health.

Topic 3: Adolescent Development.

Topic 4: Life Span Adjustment.

367. Studies in Counseling and Psychotherapy.
Nature of the counseling process, dynamics of behavior change, client-counselor roles and relationships; an experiencing of the group process as a basis for studying dynamics of individual and group behavior. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Completion of ninety semester hours of coursework, twelve semester hours of upper-division behavioral sciences, and consent of instructor.

Topic 1: Introduction to Individual Counseling and Psychotherapy.

169K, 269K, 369K. Upper-Division Seminar.
Issues and research in various areas of educational psychology and the behavioral sciences examined in relation to human development. One, two, or three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Some topics are offered on the pass/fail basis only; these are identified in the Course Schedule. Prerequisite: Six semester hours of upper-division education or other behavioral sciences, and consent of instructor.

Topic 1: Career Planning. Additional laboratory hour to be arranged.

Topic 2: Resident Assistant Development.

Topic 3: Students and Community Involvement.

Topic 4: Selected Topics.

371. Introduction to Statistics.
Measures of central tendency and variability; correlation and regression; probability and statistical inference; analysis of variance; nonparametric statistics.

379L. Problems in Educational Psychology.
Supervised individual research on selected problems in educational psychology. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Educational Psychology 310 or another introductory behavioral science course.



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Undergraduate catalog

Contents
Chapter 1 - The University
Chapter 2 - School of Architecture
Chapter 3 - Red McCombs School of Business
Chapter 4 - College of Communication
Chapter 5 - College of Education
Chapter 6 - College of Engineering
Chapter 7 - College of Fine Arts
Chapter 8 - College of Liberal Arts
Chapter 9 - College of Natural Sciences
Chapter 10 - School of Nursing
Chapter 11 - College of Pharmacy
Chapter 12 - School of Social Work
Chapter 13 - The Faculty
Texas Common Course Numbering System (Appendix A)
Appendix B


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