Jan 25, 2022  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


This section of the Catalog includes course descriptions, listed alphabetically by discipline. The descriptions provide information on course numbers, titles, the level of instruction, credit, course sequence, content, and prerequisites as shown in the following example:

CHE 2100 Introduction to Organic and Biological Chemistry
Credits: 5
Prerequisite: CHE 1100
Description: A study of the elements of organic and biological chemistry. This course satisfies requirements for nursing programs and other fields requiring a survey of organic and biological chemistry.

The first two to four letters, called the course subject code, represent the area of study or discipline, e.g., CHE represents chemistry. The course number follows the course subject code, e.g., 2100. The first digit in a four-digit course number designates the level of instruction. Only courses numbered 1000 or above will be included in credits toward a degree. Courses with numbers up to and including 1999 are primarily for freshmen, 2000 through 2999 primarily for sophomores, 3000 through 3999 primarily for juniors, and 4000 through 4999 primarily for seniors. In general, students should not take courses above the level of their class (based upon semester hours earned), but they may do so at one level above if they have the specified prerequisites. In special cases, students may be permitted to take courses more than one level above that designated for their class if they obtain the permission of their advisor and of the faculty member teaching the course and if they meet the prerequisite requirements. Course descriptions provide a summary of the content of the course. If a prerequisite must be met before a student can register for a course, this information is listed above the course description. Attributes, such as Multicultural, General Studies, or Guaranteed Transfer, are listed after the course description. A list of courses being offered in a given semester, instructors, class meeting times, and locations is described in the Class Schedule located on the Office of the Registrar's website, msudenver.edu/registrar/classschedules.

Types of Courses

  • Regular courses appear in this section of the University Catalog and are offered on a regular basis.
  • Independent study courses provide students the opportunity to pursue in-depth study of a topic of special interest. Independent study courses are specified as 498_ and include an alpha character in the course number. Independent study courses are published in the Class Schedule.
  • Special topics or omnibus courses are temporary courses that are not listed in the Catalog. They may be used to pilot-test a course, present a special topic, or provide a unique, experiential-learning opportunity. Omnibus courses use a specified range of course numbers: 190_, 290_, 390_, 490_ and include an alpha character in the course number. Omnibus courses are published in the Class Schedule.
  • Variable topics courses allow courses of varying titles under an overall theme or “umbrella” course. Variable topic courses include an alpha character in the course number and are published in the Class Schedule.
 

German

  
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    GER 3220 - Survey of German Literature II



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Two years of college German or equivalent or Permission of instructor

    Description: This course covers the history of German literature of the 18th, 19th, and early 20th centuries, including selected readings of principle German authors, lectures on biography and criticism, and recitation. Conducted in German.

  
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    GER 3230 - Contemporary German Writers



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Two years of college German or equivalent or Permission of instructor

    Description: After a rapid survey of philosophical, political, economic, and social backgrounds, this course emphasizes works of distinguished contemporary authors. Lectures on biography and criticism are interspersed as convenient. A term paper is assigned. Conducted in German.

  
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    GER 3300 - Advanced German Grammar



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): GER 2310, 2320 or Permission of instructor

    Description: This course is designed to prepare the student for the demands of the use of literary and scientific German at advanced levels. The student is led into an appreciation of the deeper structures of the language and the functional aspects of grammar in communication.

  
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    GER 3400 - German Business Culture



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): GER 2310 or Permission of instructor

    Description: This course is for students who plan to do business with people in German-speaking countries. The course incorporates specialized language pertaining to marketing, banking, the structure of corporations, and the code of behavior in the business world as well as the social protection of the gainfully employed, transportation, import, and export.

  
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    GER 3410 - Translation Techniques for Scientific Materials



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): GER 2320 or Permission of instructor

    Description: This course is designed for the understanding of writings in the field of science. Attention is given to the specialized vocabulary, idioms, and sentence structure in this field. Translations on up-to-date topics are from German into English, facilitating reading and comprehension.

  
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    GER 3800 - International Advanced German



    Credits: 1-15

    Prerequisite(s): Junior or Senior standing in German or equivalent

    Description: This course recognizes upper-division study in language, culture, and literature in a study abroad setting. It uses a variety of methods and includes reading, writing, and discussion seminars in German.

  
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    GER 4020 - Advanced German Composition



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Three hours of third-year college German

    Description: This course is an advanced study of the application of vocabulary, idiomatic expressions, and grammatical structures necessary for effective written communication. It includes review and expansion of various grammatical topics, exercises on stylistics, and considerable expansion of the student's vocabulary. Conducted in German.

  
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    GER 4200 - Major German Authors



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Nine hours of German above 1020 or Permission of instructor, Senior standing necessary if used for Senior Experience requirement

    Description: The course traces in representative works the artistic and intellectual development of major German authors who have gained a place in world literature. Class periods will be devoted to historical background, biographies, group discussions, and analysis. Class is conducted in German, requiring oral and written reports.

    University Requirement(s): Senior Experience

  
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    GER 4210 - Advanced Conversation: Present-day Germany



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Three hours of third-year college German or Permission of instructor

    Description: This course is designed to help the student develop an understanding of present-day Germany. Recent and current socioeconomic changes and political trends are emphasized. Articles in recent issues of a leading German periodical are used as basis for classroom discussion, student reports, and themes.

  
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    GER 4400 - Advanced German Business Culture



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Nine hours of German above 1020 or Permission of instructor, Senior standing necessary if used for Senior Experience requirement

    Description: The course focuses on business topics with specialized language pertaining to industry, marketing, finance, social welfare, the consumer in general, and the environment. Class is conducted in German, requiring oral and written reports.

    University Requirement(s): Senior Experience

  
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    GER 4410 - Advanced Translation Techniques



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): GER 3310 or Permission of instructor, Senior standing necessary if used for Senior Experience Requirement

    Description: This course practices the different translation techniques (from German to English and from English to German) in a variety of materials taken from economics, law, medicine, the fine arts, biographies, geography, history, and others. Attention is given to the unique tone of each document.

    University Requirement(s): Senior Experience


Health Care Management

  
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    HCM 2010 - Global Health Systems



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): General Studies Written Communication Requirement

    Description: In this course, students will analyze the structure of healthcare systems, whether self-pay, privately funded or government-subsidized in industrialized and developing nations. Emphasis is placed on the similarities and differences, as well as the context of economic, historical/political, social/cultural, and technological frameworks of healthcare systems. The global interdependence among nations and economies has an effect on the delivery and management of healthcare services around the world.

    General Studies: Social and Behavioral Sciences I, Global Diversity

  
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    HCM 2500 - Health Care Management Foundations, Professionalism, and Applications



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): 20 credit hours and General Studies Written Communication Requirement

    Description: The purpose of this course is to provide industry specific skills to students enrolled in the HCM program, as well as lay a foundation for the internship. Students will review course curriculum, department rules for participation in prescribed courses, expectations of written work, project management skills, preparation for the internship experience, use of available resources, i.e., writing and research, etc., networking and industry experience. Elements of ethical and professional conduct and etiquette, in both university courses and the internship, will be examined along with techniques for the use of technology in the industry and for completing assignments.

  
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    HCM 3010 - Health Care Organization



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): 45 credits and General Studies Written Communication and Quantitative Literacy Requirements

    Description: This course is designed to familiarize students with the organizational structure of the health care system in the U.S. The nature of health and health care delivery is assessed. Emphasis is placed on the interrelatedness of cultural, economic, political, technological, and social aspects of health care delivery, along with its services and management. Disease origins and epidemiology are explored.

  
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    HCM 3020 - Management Principles in Health Care



    Credits: 3

    Corequisite(s): HCM 3010

    Description: This is a course that is designed to provide a general orientation to management practices in the field of health care. The focus is on management concepts, processes, and theoretical content considered necessary for persons who intend to practice in a health care management position. Emphasis is placed on the differences in management of health care from other commodities and the importance of patient care and ethical issues. Trade-offs between patient care issues and financial accountability are addressed.

  
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    HCM 3030 - Health Care Jurisprudence



    Credits: 3

    Corequisite(s): HCM 3010

    Description: This course examines the legal and ethical issues involved in the management and delivery of health care services. Emphasis is placed on law as it pertains to medical negligence, malpractice/ professional liability, medical records/information management, patient consent, confidentiality/privacy, patient rights/responsibilities, contracts, labor relations, and other current issues.

  
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    HCM 3100 - Entrepreneurship in Health



    Credits: 1

    Prerequisite(s): General Studies Written Communication and Quantitative Literacy Requirements; or permission of instructor

    Description: This course serves as an introduction to entrepreneurism in health and wellness. Topics addressed in the class include: becoming an entrepreneur and finding a worthwhile project, the models and tools that entrepreneurs use, leveraging available resources, unique challenges in health care, creating a business plan, and attracting funding. Best practices will be examined and techniques applied through the use of real world examples of innovation in health care.

  
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    HCM 3200 - Managing Quality in Health Care



    Credits: 2

    Prerequisite(s): General Studies Written Communication and Quantitative Literacy Requirements; or permission of instructor

    Description: This course is an introduction to the methods and tools for managing quality in health care, and developments in quality assurance, utilization review, continuous quality improvement, and total quality management in health services, including hospitals, ambulatory care settings, managed care and public health.

  
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    HCM 3400 - Human Resources Management in Health Care



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): HCM 3020; or permission of instructor

    Description: This course is designed to analyze principles significant to human resource management in health care. Specific attention is placed on human resource functions, competencies, structures, quality, performance management, legal and labor issues, benefits, and recruitment and retention. Students explore the development of cover letters, resumes, and different interview techniques from both applicant and manager perspectives.

  
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    HCM 3500 - Health Care Research Methods



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): HCM 3010 and statistics OR ITP 3200 and statistics

    Description: This course examines the research process, research terminology and the role of research as a tool for understanding and improving financing, delivery, and management in health care organizations. Students critique relevant research articles, explore sources of funding for research projects, and apply this knowledge to health care management projects.

  
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    HCM 3550 - Leadership in Health Care



    Credits: 1

    Prerequisite(s): HCM 3010; or permission of instructor

    Description: This course is an introduction to the concepts of leadership in health care. It presents the traits, styles and skills of effective leaders. It also addresses the tools and techniques used by leaders within health care organizations. Leadership during crises and of multicultural teams is analyzed. Students gain understanding of personal leadership traits and examine others' leadership styles.

  
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    HCM 3600 - Health Information Systems



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): HCM 3010 or permission of instructor

    Description: This course is a general introduction to health care management information system, focusing on the role and importance of electronic communication and data transmission. Planning and change management in health care information technology are emphasized. The materials cover patient-centered technologies found in the health enterprise today.

  
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    HCM 3650 - Public Health: Survey



    Credits: 1

    Prerequisite(s): HCM 3010; or permission of instructor

    Description: This course provides a general introduction to the public health system in the U.S. The materials focus on the roles of various elements of governmental authority denoting the political and economic impact of various public health programs offered today. A central element in the course is the student's critical analysis on what should be the proper role of public health in the 21st century.

  
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    HCM 3651 - Epidemiology in Public Health



    Credits: 1

    Prerequisite(s): HCM 3010; or permission of instructor

    Description: This is an introductory epidemiology course that provides students with concepts on critical data gathering and analysis in public health. Ethical concepts in epidemiological analysis and review of statistical gathering concepts are included.

  
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    HCM 3652 - Environmental Issues in Public Health



    Credits: 1

    Prerequisite(s): HCM 3010; or permission of instructor

    Description: This course highlights the role of public health in environmental issues, bioterrorism, and general public safety. Critical issues identified in this course relate to basic life support matters such as pure water, clean air and hazardous waste disposal; and the impact of uncontrolled population growth on the environment, natural resource shortages and global warming. The evolving role of public health in the post 9/11 world will also be covered.

  
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    HCM 3700 - Health Disparities in the U.S.



    Credits: 3

    Description: This course analyzes health disparities across racial and ethnic groups in the U.S. with respect to health conditions, risks and prognoses. Methods to change caregiver responses, interventions to improve health care outcomes, and health and social policy changes to address health disparity issues are discussed.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: HCM or HON.

    University Requirement(s): Multicultural

    Cross Listed Course(s): HON 3703
  
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    HCM 3750 - Professional Practice Management



    Credits: 1

    Prerequisite(s): HCM 3010; or permission of instructor

    Description: This course is designed to provide a general orientation to practice management in the field of health care. The focus is on basic practice management concepts, skills, and functions considered necessary for effective and successful healthcare professional practice management.

  
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    HCM 3800 - Long-Term Care: Managing Across the Continuum



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): HCM 3020; or permission of instructor

    Description: This survey course defines the critical issues and adaptive strategies used in long-term care management.  This course addresses the continuum of long-term care and the variety of providers of care.  Regulatory, legal, ethical, financing, quality, information technology, marketing and other issues are discussed. This course acquaints students and health care providers with future issues and likely changes in the continuum of care.

  
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    HCM 3830 - Analytical Methods in Health Data



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): HCM 3010, HCM 3600

    Description: This course allows the student to explore the role of analytics in supporting a complex, data-driven, healthcare industry. Key topics include analytic techniques and methods (spreadsheeting, formulating study questions, report writing, presentations) to examine issues such as measuring health system performance, comparing health care delivery, and assessing the health of populations.

  
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    HCM 3840 - Statistical Methods in Health Data



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): HCM 3010, HCM 3600

    Description: This course will provide students with a general foundation of descriptive and inferential statistics of health care data using an analytical statistical software application, eg, SAS or similar application.

  
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    HCM 3850 - Database Systems in Health Care



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): HCM 3010, HCM 3600

    Description: This course will provide students with the tools to look at large-scale data analysis, which will lead to the patterns and trends in administrative and clinical data systems. Topics include the types and sources of large healthcare datasets and common techniques used in analyzing healthcare data. Students will focus on navigating complex data structures and retrieving data in order to answer complex healthcare analytical issues.

  
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    HCM 3860 - Health Care Business lntelligence



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): HCM 3010, HCM 3600

    Description: This course will provide students with the tools to understand the role of health data sets in defining and scoping business and clinical intelligence and apply the techniques of data science and statistical tools. This course provides an overview of data quality and governance, specific issues in various types of health care analyses, and emerging trends, and offers a final experience in the Health Data Science Certificate Program.

  
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    HCM 3980 - Internship in Health Care Management



    Credits: 1-15

    Prerequisite(s): Major in Health Care Management; junior or senior status; permission of instructor

    Description: Supervised by a faculty member within the major department, internships provide practical, hands-on experience in a professional field related to the major. Internship placements must be established prior to enrollment in this course in consultation with the Applied Learning Center.

    To register with the Applied Learning Center, students must meet the following qualifications:

    • Completed at least one semester at MSU Denver
    • Sophomore, junior or senior status
    • Declared major in an undergraduate program
    • 2.5 minimum cumulative GPA at MSU Denver
    • Currently enrolled and taking classes at MSU Denver

    For information and instructions on finding and enrolling in an internship, contact the Applied Learning Center at 303-556-3290 or internships@msudenver.edu.

    Note: Variable Credit

  
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    HCM 4030 - Financial Management in Health Care



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ACC 2010 and HCM 3020with a grade of C or better.

    Description: This course surveys the organizational and operational aspects of fiscal analysis and control of health care institutions. Particular attention is given to the importance of third-party payer and reimbursement issues. Emphasis is placed on the practical processes involved in the determination and analysis of tax status, revenues, costs, charges, inventory/materials management, working capital levels, budgets, and financial reporting.

  
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    HCM 4040 - Health Care Economics



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ECO 2020 and HCM 3020 with a grade of C or better

    Description: This course examines the major economic issues facing the health care industry with emphasis on microeconomic theory.  The student assesses the relevance of economics to health and medical care and applies the principles to related health issues.  The student will understand the mechanisms of the health care delivery system within the broad social, political, and economic contexts. The student will explore the ever changing nature of the health care industry and analyze related public policy from an economic perspective.

  
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    HCM 4150 - Electronic Medical Record Applications and Support



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): HCM 3600 and CIS 3060, both with a grade of "C" or better, or permission of instructor

    Description: Students in this course will be oriented to the detailed elements of an electronic medical record (EMR) and how it is used in the support of contemporary, patient-care services. The course will consist of several detailed experiential scenarios to familiarize the student with the use of the EMR in documenting patient-care services. The course will then lead the student through applying skills database administration and process analysis to maintain and support the EMR application in a health care organization.

  
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    HCM 4161 - Disaster Planning and Control



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Meets General Studies requirement for written communication

    Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): FER 3140

    Description: Students examine concepts and principles of community risk assessment, planning, and response to fires, natural and man-made disasters, including National Institute Management System (NIMS) and Incident Command System (ICS), mutual aid and automatic response, training and preparedness, communications, civil disturbances, terrorist threats/incidents, hazardous materials planning, mass casualty incidents, earthquake preparedness, and disaster mitigation and recovery.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: FER or HCM.

    University Requirement(s): Senior Experience

    Cross Listed Course(s): FER 4610
  
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    HCM 4300 - Strategic Management in Health Care



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): HCM 3020

    Description: This course is designed to discuss the role of the health care manager in health care planning and strategic management, as well as the concepts and methodology of strategic management as applied in health care. Emphasis is placed on how health care organizations adapt in a rapidly changing environment.

  
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    HCM 4350 - Health Care Information Systems Applications



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): HCM 3600, CIS 3460, all with a grade of "C" or better, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course presents a synthesis of health care management (HCM) and computer information systems (CIS) content to prepare the student for decision-making responsibilities as a practitioner in the field of health care information systems. A review of critical concepts from the HCM and CIS curriculum for the B.S. in Health Care Information Systems curriculum will be followed by an overview of applications used in the health care industry that interact with and support the electronic medical record (covered in HCM 4150), including administrative systems, clinical decision support, health information exchange, and digital clinical imaging applications. Discussion of these applications will include a review of data gathered by each, the interfaces sharing data with other applications, the business and clinical processes supported by each, and a case study that synthesizes the relationships among health information applications.

  
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    HCM 4500 - Health Care Management Pre-Practicum



    Credits: 2

    Prerequisite(s): All 3000-level HCM courses, HCM 4020, all required support courses (This course must be taken the semester prior to HCM 4510)

    Description: This is a preparatory course required of HCM majors prior to taking HCM 4510, the Health Care Management Practicum. Students are required to prepare a résumé, develop information interviewing skills, determine a health care placement agency and preceptor, and develop a proposal for a practicum project under faculty guidance.

  
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    HCM 4510 - Health Care Management Practicum



    Credits: 6

    Prerequisite(s): HCM 4500, plus either HCM 4030 or 4040

    Description: A capstone course designed to provide the student with the opportunity to integrate and operationalize previously learned health care management knowledge and skills. The student completes a health management project. The management area of study and the practicum setting are mutually agreed upon by the student, the faculty member, and the health facility preceptor. Practical management topics are emphasized in seminar sessions.

    University Requirement(s): Senior Experience

  
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    HCM 4600 - HCM Pre-Internship



    Credits: 1

    Prerequisite(s): All required 3000-level HCM courses and required support courses with a grade of C or better

    Corequisite(s): HCM 4605

    Description: This course is the first step in preparing HCM majors for internship. Students are required to develop information interviewing skills, determine a health care placement agency and preceptor, develop a personal strategic plan, and prepare for the first phase of the internship.

  
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    HCM 4605 - HCM Internship I



    Credits: 1

    Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): HCM 4600

    Description: This is the first part of the HCM major's internship experience. It is intended to acquaint the student with the organization in which the internship is being conducted, to allow students to explore areas of interest within the organization, and to evaluate options relating to how the remainder of the internship will be carried out. This course must be taken the semester prior to taking HCM 4610, HCM Internship II. Students are required to prepare a proposal pertaining to the specific projects that will be performed.

  
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    HCM 4610 - HCM Internship II



    Credits: 6

    Prerequisite(s): HCM 4605

    Description: This capstone course provides students with the opportunity to integrate and operationalize previously learned health care management knowledge and skills. The internship provides an opportunity for students to learn first-hand about working with others in a professional setting. Students complete management projects in a health-related organization.

    University Requirement(s): Senior Experience

  
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    HCM 4920 - Health Care Information Systems Internship



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Minimum of twelve (12) semester hours of upper-division courses from CIS or HCM courses listed in the HCIS Major curriculum, all with a grade of "C" or better, or permission of instructor

    Description: This capstone course provides students with the opportunity to integrate and operationalize previously learned health care management and computer information systems knowledge and skills in a field experience specific to the health care information systems discipline. The internship provides an opportunity for students to learn firsthand about working with others in a professional setting. Students complete projects using or working with health care information system applications in a health-related organization.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: CIS or HCM.

    University Requirement(s): Senior Experience

    Cross Listed Course(s): CIS 4920

Health Care Professional Services

  
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    HCPS 3000 - Introduction to Patient Navigation



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): 45 credit and General Studies- Written Communications Requirement and Quantitative Literacy Requirements

    Description: Students in this course will learn the basic concepts of patient navigation and the patient-centric concept of assisting patients along the health care continuum. Students will develop skills necessary to effectively communicate and build relationships with patients within the complex systems they live in. Students will also learn how to evaluate and locate health care resources and support systems in relation to an individual's health. Consideration of varying stages of care, social determinants that impact physical health, and reducing disparities in access and treatment will be reviewed. Barriers to care, problem solving, and managing information and resources will also be discussed.

    Note: Course Added February 8, 2017

  
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    HCPS 4000 - Health Care Operations



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): HCM 3010

    Description: Students in this course will be introduced to the fundamental elements of operating a health care organization. Basic concepts of human resources management, finance and budgeting, billing and collection for patient care services, risk management, and monitoring of operational performance will be covered in the course.

    Note: Course Added February 8, 2017

  
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    HCPS 4010 - Evidence Based Health Care Delivery



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): HCM 3010

    Description: Students in this course will be introduced to evidence based health care delivery modalities. Students will learn about evolving models of care which incorporate current best practices supported by research and data. Understanding these evidence generating models is essential as the health care industry moves further into the free flow of information and shared knowledge. These health care delivery models are aimed at solving challenges related to coordination of patient care and reducing the time to integrate continuing analysis and synthesis of medical advancements.

    Note: Course Added February 8, 2017


History

  
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    HIS 1010 - Western Civilization to 1603



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Minimum performance standard scores on reading and writing pre-assessment placement tests

    Description: This course survey's the development of culture and institutions of Western Civilization: the earliest civilizations of the Middle East, the transitions of the classical Mediterranean world, and the development of Western Europe in the Medieval, Renaissance, and Reformation periods.

    Cross Listed Course(s): HON 1010
  
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    HIS 1030 - World History to 1500



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Minimum performance standard scores on reading and writing pre-assessment placement tests

    Description: This course introduces students to the world's civilizations and their development before 1500 from a broad, comparative framework. These civilizations are studied from religious, economic, intellectual, political, cultural, and social perspectives.

    General Studies: Historical, Global Diversity

    Guaranteed Transfer: GT-HI1

  
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    HIS 1035 - The Medieval World



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Minimum performance standard scores on reading and writing pre-assessment placement tests

    Description: This course introduces students to the world's civilizations from the period of 400 to 1400. The course emphasizes the connections and continuities of the medieval period of world history from a broad comparative framework. Civilizations are studied from religious, economic, intellectual, political, cultural, and social perspectives.

    General Studies: Historical, Global Diversity

  
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    HIS 1040 - World History since 1500



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Minimum performance standard scores on reading and writing pre-assessment placement tests

    Description: This course provides an introduction to important theories, concepts, methods and content for understanding world history since 1500. Among others, it explores social, cultural, religious, economic, and political themes.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: HIS or HON.

    General Studies: Historical, Global Diversity

    Guaranteed Transfer: GT-HI1

    Cross Listed Course(s): HON 1040
  
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    HIS 1045 - Europe, Renaissance to the Present



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Minimum performance standard scores on reading and writing pre-assessment placement tests

    Description: This course examines the political, cultural, economic, social, and intellectual history of Europe from the Renaissance to the Contemporary era. Students will investigate diverse topics such as the influence of politics and economics on Renaissance Art, the effect of religion on the nature of early modern warfare, how the Industrial Revolution altered every day life, and the impact of World War I on contemporary European politics.

    General Studies: Historical, Global Diversity

  
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    HIS 1150 - Multicultural America



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Minimum performance standard scores on reading and writing pre-assessment placement tests

    Description: This course surveys the history of the United States with a particular focus on the development and meanings of race and ethnicity. This includes an exploration of the political, social, economic, and cultural experiences of African Americans, Latinos, Asian Americans, Native Americans, and some first generation immigrants from Europe. Students will explore long-term changes and developments from the fifteenth century to the present.

    General Studies: Historical

    University Requirement(s): Multicultural

  
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    HIS 1210 - American History to 1865



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Minimum performance standard scores on reading and writing pre-assessment placement tests

    Description: This is an introductory course in the history of the American peoples and the development of the United States through the Civil War. It will present an interpretation of how North American cultures-indigenous, European, and African-converged and influenced one another. It will also focus on how the British colonies created a new social order, along with political institutions, that continually evolved until 1865.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: HIS or HON.

    General Studies: Historical

    Guaranteed Transfer: GT-HI1

    Cross Listed Course(s): HON 1211
  
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    HIS 1220 - American History since 1865



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Minimum performance standard scores on reading and writing pre-assessment placement tests

    Description: This course covers the background to the present-day United States beginning with the Civil War and culminating with recent times. It analyzes cultural, social, economic and technological change. Topics addressed include immigration, industrialism, emergence of the U.S. as a world power, Progressivism, the First World War, the Great Depression, World War II, and the Cold War and its aftermath.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: HIS or HON.

    General Studies: Historical

    Guaranteed Transfer: GT-HI1

    Cross Listed Course(s): HON 1221
  
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    HIS 1250 - China and East Asia



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Minimum performance standard scores on reading and writing pre-assessment placement tests

    Description: This course covers the history of China and East Asia since the eighteenth century, emphasizing change and continuity in the region's politics, economies, and cultures. The course treats the traditional order in East Asia, its erosion by internal and external challenges, the struggle of East Asian people to adjust to a new world order, and their effort to rebuild after World War II. The contribution of East Asian immigrants to American civilization will also be considered.

    General Studies: Historical, Global Diversity

    Guaranteed Transfer: GT-HI1

  
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    HIS 1270 - India and South Asia



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Minimum performance standard scores on reading and writing pre-assessment placement tests

    Description: This course provides an overview of South Asian history from the ancient Indus Valley settlements through the emergence of modern nation-states like India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. It includes the rise and fall of empires, the interplay of multiple religions, and the region's vast cultural history.

    General Studies: Historical, Global Diversity

  
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    HIS 1300 - Introduction to Latin American History



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Minimum performance standard scores on reading and writing pre-assessment placement tests

    Description: This course introduces students to the history of Latin America. It explores relationships among indigenous peoples, Europeans and Africans; the responses of each group to the dynamics of colonial contact; the development and maturation of colonial society; and the ways that Latin Americans have sought to construct stable nation-states and dynamic economies since gaining their independence. Although the course focuses primarily on broader social, economic and political transformations of the last 500 years, it also pays considerable attention to the ways these changes shaped everyday life, and the way people made sense of those changes.

    General Studies: Historical, Global Diversity

  
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    HIS 1600 - Women in World History



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Minimum performance standard scores on reading and writing pre-assessment placement tests

    Description: This course will explore the role, experiences, and contributions of women in the family, the economy, the culture, the religions and the political structure from a broad, comparative framework. Students will become familiar with how women's history modifies the traditional interpretations of historical events.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: HIS or GWS.

    General Studies: Historical, Global Diversity

    Cross Listed Course(s): GWS 1600
  
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    HIS 1940 - Survey of African History



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Minimum performance standard scores on reading and writing pre-assessment placement tests

    Description: This course surveys the major developments on the African continent from ancient times to the modern period. It focuses on political, social, economic, legal, historical, and cultural developments in African civilizations from ancient Egypt to the present.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: AAS or HIS.

    General Studies: Historical, Global Diversity

    Guaranteed Transfer: GT-HI1

    Cross Listed Course(s): AAS 1130
  
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    HIS 3000 - Historical Writing and Thinking



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1020 or equivalent and fulfillment of the General Studies Historical Requirement.

    Description: This course hones writing and thinking skills essential to the study of history. lt develops abilities to find relevant material, critically read historical literature, analyze primary sources, and persuasively make historical arguments. The course is recommended for History majors and minors and open to those students who seek to enhance their critical writing and thinking skills.

    General Studies: Written Communication

    Guaranteed Transfer: GT-CO3

  
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    HIS 3120 - Medieval History



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course covers the history and culture of Europe from circa 325 to 1450, emphasizing important personalities and significant movements beginning with the transformation of the Roman Empire and ending with the opening of the Renaissance. Students will examine the historical record and surviving influences from the medieval past and become familiar with the key developments of this era.

  
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    HIS 3131 - Ancient Greece



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course will treat the history of the Greek world from the late Neolithic period to the rise of Macedonia. The Minoan and Mycenaean civilizations, the growth of the city-states such as Sparta and the development of democratic institutions at Athens, the Peloponnesian Wars and the rise of the kingdom of Macedonia will be covered.

    Note: Students may not receive credit for both HIS 3031 and HIS 3131.

  
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    HIS 3140 - Renaissance and Reformation



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: Europe in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries (1400-1600) underwent cataclysmic change. Spurred on by inventions such as the printing press, the compass, and gunpowder, Europeans recovered the learning of the ancients, created masterful works of art and literature, colonized the new world, and instituted centralized governments. These same factors, however, split Europe apart as scholars and the laity, influenced in part by Renaissance ideas, declared Roman Catholic dogma false. This course will try to come to terms with such monumental changes and to see how such changes affected intellectual ideas, economic progress, government, war, and daily life.

  
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    HIS 3160 - Rome and the Caesars



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course surveys the history of Rome from its founding in the eighth century B.C.E. to its demise in the sixth century C.E. The course emphasizes Rome's rise to power and the transformations that led to the decline of the empire.

    Note: Students may not receive credit for both HIS 3060 and HIS 3160.

  
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    HIS 3170 - Early Christianity to 500 C.E.



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: The course covers the development of Christianity from the time of Christ to 500 C.E. It considers the complex political and social context in which Christianity developed and treats the interaction between Christianity and the wider society.

    Note: Students may not receive credit for both HIS 3070 and HIS 3170.

  
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    HIS 3200 - Early Modern Europe, 1648-1789



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course covers European history from 1648 to 1789, including political, cultural and religious aspects of that history.

  
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    HIS 3210 - French Revolution and Napoleon 1715-1815



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: Students examine the French Revolution in detail, after studying causes. Also considered are the effects of the Revolution and Napoleon upon France and the major countries of Europe.

  
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    HIS 3230 - Nineteenth-Century Europe



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course is a chronological survey of the century of progress culminating in the tragic climax of the outbreak of World War I. Such topics as the industrial revolution, the consolidation of the nation-state, rise of the masses, liberalism, socialism, nationalism and imperialism are covered.

  
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    HIS 3245 - Russian History from Princes to Putin



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course explores the history of Russia from the Kievan Rus' to the creation of the Russian Federation. Course themes include state building and political legitimation, economic development, the role of religion in public life, ideologies in flux, elite and popular culture, and Russia's position within global geopolitics.

  
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    HIS 3260 - Twentieth-Century Europe, 1914-2000



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course covers Europe during and after World War I, the period leading up to World War II as well as World War II and its aftermath.

  
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    HIS 3270 - Issues in European History: Variable Topics



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course is an examination of various problems in European history. The topics will vary to accommodate student needs and interests.

    Note: This course may be repeated as the course title changes for a maximum of 9 credits.

  
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    HIS 3290 - Nazi Germany



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This detailed survey examines the origins of Hitler's regime within the context of twentieth century Germany and Nazi domestic and foreign policies to 1939. World War II, given thorough coverage, is viewed as the logical culmination of Hitler's ideology and his ability to use the German nation as a means to achieve his ends.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: HIS or HON.

    Cross Listed Course(s): HON 3290
  
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    HIS 3320 - Britain since 1714



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This interdisciplinary course traces the history of Great Britain from the eighteenth century to the present day. It examines political, economic, social and cultural developments; the idea of "Britishness"; the role of the British Empire in this history; the impact of the world wars on Britain; and Britain's relationship to the rest of Europe, among other topics.

  
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    HIS 3330 - Medieval England



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course examines the politics, society, and religion of medieval England. It investigates topics such as chivalry and military tactics, the relationship between the church and state, daily life in the Middle Ages, and the struggle among cities, barons and monarchs.

  
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    HIS 3331 - Tudor and Stuart England



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries the English witnessed a break with the Roman Catholic Church, the execution of a king, the exploration of the Americas, as well as tumultuous change in the realms of science, economics, and culture. This course analyzes how and why such changes occurred and their effects on the English polity and society.

  
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    HIS 3340 - Ireland and the Irish



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This is a survey course in Irish history and culture from the earliest period of Celtic civilization up to the contemporary period. It explores the various developments in Irish history over the past 3,000 years and attempts to identify those trends that were uniquely Irish and those that were a part of the overall evolution of European civilization.

  
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    HIS 3360 - Women in European History



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course provides an historical analysis of the role and contribution made by women in the development of Western Civilization from Neolithic times to the present.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: HIS or GWS.

    Cross Listed Course(s): GWS 3360
  
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    HIS 3400 - Issues in American History: Variable Topics



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course examines various topics in American history. The topics will vary to accommodate student needs and interests.

    Note: This course may be repeated for credit as the course title changes for a maximum of 9 credits.

  
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    HIS 3410 - American Colonial History



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course focuses on a rich variety of themes in colonial American history ranging from exploration, planting colonies, political growth, social mobility, environmental and agricultural history to 1763.

  
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    HIS 3420 - American West



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course treats the American West as a region bounded in the east by the Missouri River and in the west by the Pacific Ocean. The course begins with a survey of Native peoples who made their homes in this place for thousands of years. Next, students will encounter the complicated tangle of myth and history as they study mineral rushes, fur trades, mountain men, outlaws, massacres, railroads, cattle barons, vigilantism, and wars for control. The course concludes with a look at the "modern" west. From Silicon Valley in California to Silicon Mountain in Colorado, students will study dam building, water management, urbanization, sustainability, environmentalism, the military industrial complex, and ponder the future of this region.

    University Requirement(s): Multicultural

  
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    HIS 3425 - Colorado and the Nation



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course explores the history and geography of Colorado with primary emphasis on the period since 1800. It considers interactions among Native Americans, Hispanic communities, and Euro American explorers, trappers, and settlers. Students also examine miner and pioneer life; twentieth century developments; and aspects of the state's social, economic, and political history that illustrate and contrast with broader national trends.

  
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    HIS 3426 - Colorado Water and the American West



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course invites students to study the rich history of water in Colorado and the American West. From the beginning, humans in the American West have had to contend with arid environments. This course begins with a look at how the Ancestral Pueblo, and other Native communities used water. Next the course treats Hispanic water management practices in the West, before finally focusing on the American approach to water management in the region. With Colorado as a focal point, the class will explore the fascinating tangle of federal, state, and local interests that led to one of the greatest hydraulic societies in the history of the world.

    University Requirement(s): Multicultural

  
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    HIS 3427 - History of Denver



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course covers Denver from its Native American prehistory to the mid-twentieth century. Ethnic groups, political leaders, and the power elite are treated as are the major events in the city's history.

    Note: Students may not receive credit for both HIS 3010 and HIS 3427.

  
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    HIS 3430 - American Revolution and Early National Period, 1763-1848



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course examines politics, society, and economics during the Revolutionary and Early National periods. Major topics will include American society on the eve of the Revolution, the causes of the Revolution, military and diplomatic aspects of the eras, the development of political parties, reform movements, the changing status of Native and African Americans, and the position of women.

  
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    HIS 3440 - American Slavery



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor.

    Description: This class will explore the origins of slavery in the early modern Atlantic world and trace its history until the age of emancipation. Although the primary focus will be on African slavery in British North America and the United States, the course will integrate the Atlantic and imperial contexts and include comparative units on slavery in other empires, as well as enslavement of Native Americans. Students will analyze the political and economic consequences of slavery, and they will examine the slave cultures themselves, including religion, resistance, and family life.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: AAS or HIS.

    University Requirement(s): Multicultural

    Cross Listed Course(s): AAS 3440
  
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    HIS 3450 - Food in U.S. History



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is cross listed with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course uses food as a lens to explore the social, cultural, economic, and political history of the United States. The class examines the history of agriculture, food production, eating, and taste from the first hunters and gatherers in North America to the age of the food blogger. The course discusses the origins of agriculture, changes to farming techniques, the industrialization of food, debates about nutrition, the green revolution in the United States and abroad, food safety, food fads, food and gender, food and race/ethnicity, poverty and hunger, and the ongoing American concerns with obesity and thinness. This class investigates the contributions of various racial and ethnic groups to American food culture.

    University Requirement(s): Multicultural

  
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    HIS 3490 - Native American History



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course begins with a brief survey of North American Native peoples prior to the arrival of European colonists. It next covers the period of colonial exchanges between Native Americans and the Spanish, French, and English. The course then focuses on the shared history between Native Americans and the United States. The curriculum will bring students through the 20th century and provide them an opportunity to consider the dense tangle between history and myth, as they study events like Cherokee removal, Little Big Horn, Wounded Knee, the rise of Native sovereignty, Indian gaming, and legal disputes over sacred lands.

    Note: Students may not receive credit for both HIS 3090 and HIS 3490. Credit will be granted for only one prefix: HIS or HON.

    University Requirement(s): Multicultural

    Cross Listed Course(s): HON 3491
  
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    HIS 3520 - Civil War and Reconstruction



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course traces the background of the Civil War, the war itself, and the aftermath of the war. It also familiarizes students with Civil War and Reconstruction historiography.

  
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    HIS 3530 - American Baseball History



    Credits: 3

    Description: The purpose of this course is to examine American baseball as a cultural reflection and catalyst in American life since the 1840s. Drawing on primary and secondary sources, as well as guest lecturers the course will illustrate the place of the sport within American culture.

  
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    HIS 3540 - Emergence of Modern U.S., 1877-1920



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course traces the rise of industrialism; immigration and its impact; the urbanization of the nation; the westward movement; the organization of laborers and farmers; the growth of imperialism; and the reform spirit with attendant social, political, and constitutional adjustments. It also treats World War I and the War's immediate aftermath.

  
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    HIS 3560 - Chicana/o History, 1836 to the Present



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course concentrates on the era from the Texas Revolt in 1836 through the Contemporary era of the twenty-first century. This historical survey provides an overview of the Mexican population born and living in the Southwestern United States. Students will study complex racial, class, gender, regional, and generational identity issues affecting the intra-ethnic relations among Chicanas/os in the multicultural U.S. Special attention will be paid to Chicanas/os in Colorado history.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: CHS or HIS.

    University Requirement(s): Multicultural

    Cross Listed Course(s): CHS 3020
  
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    HIS 3570 - African American History I



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course covers the early history of African Americans in the United States, beginning with their ancestry in West and West-Central Africa and culminating with the Civil War. It analyzes their cultural, social, economic, and political transformation in the colonial and national history of the United States. Topics include the Atlantic Slave Trade, colonial identity, plantation slavery, slave communities, resistance, the Constitution and race, demographics of freedom, abolitionism, the Civil War and its aftermath.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: AAS, HIS, or HON.

    University Requirement(s): Multicultural

    Cross Listed Course(s): AAS 3570, HON 3570
  
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    HIS 3580 - African American History II



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course focuses on the collective experience of African Americans in American history, thought, and culture from Reconstruction to the present. It addresses the process of freedom and citizenship through an examination of the major political, economic, and social themes of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Particular attention will be paid to the agency of African Americans in community-building, migration, protest, and patriotism.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: AAS or HIS.

    University Requirement(s): Multicultural

    Cross Listed Course(s): AAS 3580
  
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    HIS 3590 - American Immigration History



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course concentrates on the historical movement of people into the United States. lt considers the factors which caused them to migrate, their adjustment to their new homes, and the interactions between them and other Americans. Students will explore the ethnic backgrounds, customs, and identities of diverse groups including Mexican and Asian Americans among others.

    University Requirement(s): Multicultural

  
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    HIS 3625 - American Environmental History



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course will examine the interactions between humans and plants and animals in North America from pre-Columbian times to the present, as well as U.S. attitudes toward landscapes, cities, and natural phenomena.

    Note: Students may not receive credit for both HIS 3880 and HIS 3625.

  
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    HIS 3640 - U.S. World War I through World War II



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course covers the United States between 1912 and 1945 including politics, foreign policy, society, technology, economics, and culture. Among topics covered are the U.S. in World Wars I and II, culture, society and politics in the 1920s, the Great Depression, and the New Deal.

  
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    HIS 3650 - U.S. Women's History



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course emphasizes women's changing roles in American history from pre-Columbian times to the present. The course covers the nature of women's work and women's participation in the family, church, and reform movements in the colonial and Republican periods and the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Students study the emergence of the modern woman in the tentieth-century, as well as the re-emergence of the women's movement. The course stresses both the changes and the continuities over the last 300 years.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: GWS or HIS.

    Cross Listed Course(s): GWS 3651
  
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    HIS 3655 - Women of the American West



    Credits: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

    Description: This course will provide students with an overview of the ways in which women of many cultures shaped the North American West. Women developed the West as a home place, borderland, and frontier. Course themes that will be explored in lectures, discussion, and assignments include gender, masculinity, class, race, ethnicity, sexuality, labor, and environment.

    Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: HIS or GWS.

    Cross Listed Course(s): GWS 3655
 

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