Dance Major, Education Concentration, with Teacher Certification in Dance (Preschool-Grade 12) (B.A.) - Undergraduate - 2015 University Catalog

The Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Dance Education prepares students to teach dance in the public schools and settings including community centers, YMCA’s, dance studios, recreation facilities and related settings. Successful graduates will earn New Jersey teaching certification P-12, which is the most respected credential for teaching pre-kindergarten through grade 12 in the public schools. Students must apply and be admitted to the Teacher Education program. For further information, see the BA in Dance. (note: Students in all Theatre & Dance majors must pass yearly juries/portfolio reviews for continuation in the pre-professional programs.)

Curriculum Requirements:

All university students must fulfill the set General Education Requirements applicable to their degree. In addition, students pursuing the Dance Education Major must complete the requirements below:


DANCE EDUCATION MAJOR

Complete 2 requirements:

  1. MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

    Complete 50 semester hours including the following 4 requirement(s):

    1. DANCE TECHNIQUE: MODERN

      Complete 12 semester hours from the following:

      DNCE 175 Dance Technique: Modern I (6 hours studio) 3
      DNCE 275 Dance Technique: Modern II 3
      DNCE 375 Dance Technique: Modern III (2 hours lecture, 4 hours studio) 3
      DNCE 475 Dance Technique: Modern IV (2 hours lecture, 4 hours studio) 3
    2. DANCE TECHNIQUE: BALLET

      Complete 12 semester hours from the following:

      DNCE 112 Dance Technique: Ballet I (6 hours studio) 2-3
      DNCE 212 Dance Technique: Ballet II (2 hours lecture, 4 hours studio) 2-3
      DNCE 312 Dance Technique: Ballet III (2 hours lecture, 4 hours studio) 2-3
      DNCE 412 Dance Technique: Ballet IV (2 hours lecture, 4 hours studio) 3
      DNCE 413 Dance Technique: Ballet V (6 hours studio) 3
    3. DANCE REPERTORY

      Complete 2 semester hours from the following:

      DNCE 184 Dance Repertory For Freshmen I (4 hour studio) 0.5
      DNCE 185 Dance Repertory For Freshmen II (4 hours studio) 0.5
      DNCE 284 Dance Repertory for Sophomores I (4 hour studio) 0.5
      DNCE 285 Dance Repertory for Sophomores II (4 hour studio) 0.5
    4. DANCE EDUCATION REQUIRED COURSES

      Complete 9 courses for 24 semester hours:

      DNCE 120 Rhythmic Analysis (3 hours lecture) 3
      DNCE 130 Dance Science (1 hour lab, 2 hours lecture) 3
      DNCE 135 Laban Movement Analysis and Bartenieff Fundamentals (3 hours lecture) 3
      DNCE 145 World Dance (3 hours lecture) 3
      DNCE 160 Dance Improvisation (3 hours lecture, 1 hour studio) 2
      DNCE 161 Choreography I (3 hours lecture, 1 hour studio) 2
      DNCE 226 Dance for Children (1 hour lecture, 2 hours studio) 3
      DNCE 261 Choreography II (3 hours lecture, 1 hour studio) 2
      DNCE 317 Dance History: 1661-Present (3 hours lecture) 3
  2. TEACHER ED PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (P-12)

    Complete the following 3 requirement(s):

    1. TEACHER ED PRE-REQUISITE REQUIREMENTS

      Complete the following 3 requirements:

      1. HEALTH FOR TEACHER EDUCATION

        Complete 1 course from the following, or pass the MSU Health Knowledge Test available through the Center of Pedagogy:

        BIOL 100 Biological Sciences (3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab) 4
        BIOL 107 Biology for Survival (3 hours lecture) 3
        BIOL 110 The Biology of Human Life (3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab) 4
        BIOL 215 Human Heredity (3 hours lecture) 3
        BIOL 240 Mammalian Anatomy and Physiology I (2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab) 3
        BIOL 241 Mammalian Anatomy and Physiology II (2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab) 3
        BIOL 243 Human Anatomy and Physiology (3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab) 4
        BIOL 380 Genetics (3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab) 4
        HLTH 101 Personal Health Issues (3 hours lecture) 3
        HLTH 207 Safety, Accidents and Emergency Care. Starting Winter 2016: Injury Prevention and Emergency Care (3 hours lecture) 3
        HLTH 210 Consumer Health (3 hours lecture) 3
        HLTH 213 Perspectives on Drugs (3 hours lecture) 3
        HLTH 220 Mental Health (3 hours lecture) 3
        HLTH 290 Human Sexuality (3 hours lecture) 3
        HLTH 307 The Study of Human Diseases (3 hours lecture) 3
        HLTH 314 Public Health Aspects of Alcohol Abuse (3 hours lecture) 3
        HLTH 330 Foundations of Health Education. Starting Winter 2016: Health Education Methods (3 hours lecture) 3
        HLTH 411 School Health and Community Services (3 hours lecture) 3
        HLTH 430 Health Counseling. Starting Winter 2016: Counseling Skills for Public Health Professionals (3 hours lecture) 3
        HONP 210 Honors Seminar in Science (3 hours seminar, 2 hours lab) 4
        HONP 211 Honors Seminar in Contemporary Issues in Science (3 hours seminar) 3
        HPEM 150 Principles and Practice of Emergency Care (3 hours lecture) 3
        NUFD 182 Nutrition (3 hours lecture) 3
      2. SPEECH FOR TEACHER EDUCATION

        Complete the following:

        CMST 101 Fundamentals of Speech: Communication Requirement (3 hours lecture) 3
      3. ADDITIONAL TEACHER ED PRE-REQUISITES

        Complete the following 3 requirements:

        1. Complete 1 course from the following: .

          EDFD 200 Psychological Foundations of Education (3 hours lecture) 3
          PSYC 200 Educational Psychology (3 hours lecture) 3
        2. Complete the following 2 courses: .

          EDFD 220 Philosophical Orientation to Education (3 hours lecture) 3
          EDFD 221 Historical Foundations of American Education (3 hours lecture) 3
        3. Complete 1 course from the following: .

          EDFD 210 Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling (3 hours lecture) 3
          READ 210 Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling (3 hours lecture) 3
          SASE 210 Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling (3 hours lecture) 3
    2. PROFESSIONAL SEQUENCE

      Complete the following 2 requirements:

      1. PROFESSIONAL SEQUENCE COURSES

        Complete the following 3 requirements:

        1. Complete 1 course from the following: .

          EDFD 305 Teaching for Equity & Diversity (3 hours lecture) 3
          READ 305 Teaching for Equity & Diversity (3 hour lecture) 3
          SASE 305 Teaching for Equity and Diversity (3 hours lecture) 3
        2. Complete 1 course from the following: .

          EDFD 312 Educating English Language Learners (1 hour lecture) 1
          READ 312 Educating English Language Learners (1 hour lecture) 1
          SASE 312 Educating English Language Learners (1 hour lecture) 1
        3. Complete the following 6 courses: .

          READ 411 Language & Literacy (3 hours lecture) 3
          SASE 310 Inclusion in Middle and Secondary Schools (1 hour lecture) 1
          SASE 314 Assessment of Learning (1 hour lecture) 1
          SASE 316 Integrating Technology Across the School Curriculum (1 hour laboratory) 1
          SASE 450 Fieldwork 3
          SASE 451 Teaching for Learning I 3
      2. PROFESSIONAL SEMESTER COURSES

        Complete the following 2 requirement(s):

        1. Complete the following 1 course:

          SASE 452 Teaching for Learning II (3 hours lecture) 3
        2. Complete 1 course for 8 semester hours:

          SASE 453 Student Teaching 8-9
    3. DANCE METHODS FOR TEACHER EDUCATION

      Complete the following 1 course:

      DNCE 402 Dance Methods (3 hours lecture) 3

Course Descriptions:

BIOL100: Biological Sciences (3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab)

The study of life from molecule to organism with focus on structure and function of cells, mechanisms of heredity and change, survey of animals and plants and their interrelationships in the living world. Open to non-majors as well as majors. BIOL 100 is not included in the GPA as a biology major course. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Natural/Physical Science Laboratory. 4 sh.

BIOL107: Biology for Survival (3 hours lecture)

Basic concepts of biology that focus on social implications of pollution, population control, radiation, drugs, pesticides, the genetic revolution, etc. For non-science majors. Biology majors may only take this course as a free elective. 3 sh.

BIOL110: The Biology of Human Life (3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab)

The course is intended to serve the non-biology major and present a basic introduction to human anatomy and physiology. It will provide students with a laboratory experience so that they may learn the scientific method and its application in the field of human biology. This course will provide these students with a body of knowledge specific to human anatomy and physiology so that they may be well informed when dealing with important personal, family and societal issues relative to health and life-style decisions. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Natural/Physical Science Laboratory. 4 sh.

BIOL215: Human Heredity (3 hours lecture)

A non-major course introducing concepts of classical heredity and modern molecular genetics, which stresses the techniques and significance of genetic knowledge and research. 3 sh.

BIOL240: Mammalian Anatomy and Physiology I (2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab)

Human anatomy and physiology for health education and physical education majors. Not for biology majors. Biology majors may only take this course as a free elective. 3 sh.

BIOL241: Mammalian Anatomy and Physiology II (2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab)

Human anatomy and physiology for health education and physical education majors. Not for biology majors. Biology majors may only take this course as a free elective. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: BIOL 240.

BIOL243: Human Anatomy and Physiology (3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab)

A study of the dynamics of the human body in relation to its structure and function is based on its nutritional input. Each organ system is discussed in relation to its contribution to the whole functioning organism, as well as a basic survey of its pathologies. Primarily for ADA certification. 4 sh.

Prerequisites: CHEM 130.

BIOL380: Genetics (3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab)

Lecture and lab. Heredity, gene and chromosomal structure and function, gene regulation, mutation and repair, genes in populations, genetic manipulation, and applied genetics are covered. Lab exercises demonstrate genetic concepts. A semester-long project with research paper is required. Required of all biology majors and minors. Meets the University Writing Requirement for majors in Biology, Molecular Biology and Science Informatics. 4 sh.

Prerequisites: BIOL 230 with a grade of C- or higher and CHEM 120 with a grade of C- or higher.

CMST101: Fundamentals of Speech: Communication Requirement (3 hours lecture)

This course introduces students to the theoretical and practical requirements of different types of public presentations and helps students develop an understanding and appreciation of the dynamic nature of the communication process. The course focuses on the basic elements of the communication process, listening, communicator and audience characteristics, basic research skills, and message composition and delivery. Students learn about the demands of public presentations in culturally and professionally diverse environments and develop presentation competence and flexibility. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Communication, Communication. Previous course SPCM 101 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

DNCE112: Dance Technique: Ballet I (6 hours studio)

Study of intermediate ballet with emphasis on structural alignment, barre work and center floor exercises. Dance (DNCE) and Musical Theatre (THMT) majors only. By audition. DNCE majors: 3 credits. THMT majors: 2-3 credits. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve credits. 2 - 3 sh.

Prerequisites: For Dance and Musical Theater Majors only; departmental approval required.

DNCE120: Rhythmic Analysis (3 hours lecture)

All basic rhythmic structures (basic note values, meter, etc.) covered and immediately applied to movement; games, notational assignments, and choreographic studies used to create understanding of the inherent rhythm within all basic dance movement. Previous course DNCE 205 effective through Spring 2015. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: For Dance majors only; departmental approval required.

DNCE130: Dance Science (1 hour lab, 2 hours lecture)

This course seeks to provide the dance student an educational experience where anatomical and kinesiological concepts are taught in the context of dance performance and injury prevention. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Dance majors only; departmental approval required.

DNCE135: Laban Movement Analysis and Bartenieff Fundamentals (3 hours lecture)

Introduces principles and practical applications of Laban Movement Analysis and the Bartenieff Fundamentals. Presents LMA as a comprehensive system of analyzing, observing and notating human movement. Bartenieff Fundamentals, a body therapy used to increase body and movement efficiency with greater ease, explores the functional anatomy of body organization and patterning in human movement. Course includes both theory and practical application. Previous course DNCE 235 effective through Spring 2015. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: For Dance majors only; departmental approval required.

DNCE145: World Dance (3 hours lecture)

The distinctive techniques customarily related to specific non-western cultures. The groups studied will vary from semester to semester. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve (12) credits. Meets the World Cultures Requirement. If taken more than once, must be with a different cultural content. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Non-Western Cultural Perspectives. Previous course DNCE 245 effective through Spring 2015. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Departmental approval required.

DNCE160: Dance Improvisation (3 hours lecture, 1 hour studio)

Basic skills and problems in dance improvisation. Previous course DNCE 265 effective through Spring 2015. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: For Dance majors only; departmental approval required.

DNCE161: Choreography I (3 hours lecture, 1 hour studio)

Elements and methods of dance composition. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: DNCE 160; for Dance majors only; departmental approval required.

DNCE175: Dance Technique: Modern I (6 hours studio)

Study of beginning modern/contemporary dance with emphasis on structural alignment and kinetic motion. Dance majors only. By audition. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve credits. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: For Dance (DNCE) majors only.

DNCE184: Dance Repertory For Freshmen I (4 hour studio)

Dance Repertory. Fall semester. Dancing, choreographing, or providing technical assistance for the MSU Dance Repertory Company. 0.5 sh.

Prerequisites: For freshman dance majors only.

DNCE185: Dance Repertory For Freshmen II (4 hours studio)

Dance Repertory. For freshman dance majors only. Spring semester. Dancing, choreographing, or providing technical assistance for the MSU Dance Repertory Company. 0.5 sh.

Prerequisites: DNCE 184. For freshmen dance majors only.

DNCE212: Dance Technique: Ballet II (2 hours lecture, 4 hours studio)

Further study of beginning ballet with emphasis on structural alignment, barre work and center floor exercises. DNCE majors: 3 credits. THMT majors: 2-3 credits. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve credits. Previous course DNCE 255 effective through Spring 2015. 2 - 3 sh.

Prerequisites: DNCE 112 or by audition; for Dance majors only; departmental approval required.

DNCE226: Dance for Children (1 hour lecture, 2 hours studio)

This course will explore all aspects of teaching dance to children (K-6) in the public school system and in the private sector. Previous course DNCE 401 effective through Spring 2015. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: DNCE 175.

DNCE261: Choreography II (3 hours lecture, 1 hour studio)

Dance choreography with emphasis on small group works and solos, including form and structure. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: DNCE 161; for Dance majors only; departmental approval required.

DNCE275: Dance Technique: Modern II

Further study and application of basic movement vocabulary, alignment, complex movement patterns, style and performance. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve credits. Previous course DNCE 241 effective through Spring 2015. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: DNCE 175; for Dance majors only; departmental approval required.

DNCE284: Dance Repertory for Sophomores I (4 hour studio)

Dance Repertory. Fall semester. Dancing, choreographing, or providing technical assistance for the MSU Dance Repertory Company. 0.5 sh.

Prerequisites: DNCE 184 and DNCE 185. For sophomore dance majors only.

DNCE285: Dance Repertory for Sophomores II (4 hour studio)

Dance Repertory. Spring semester. Dancing, choreographing, or providing technical assistance for the MSU Dance Repertory Company. 0.5 sh.

Prerequisites: DNCE 184 and DNCE 185 and DNCE 284. For sophomore dance majors only.

DNCE312: Dance Technique: Ballet III (2 hours lecture, 4 hours studio)

Advanced technique in ballet with emphasis on individualized placement. Work on musicality, line, dynamics and stylistic refinement. DNCE majors: 3 credits. THMT majors: 2-3 credits. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve credits. Previous course DNCE 355 effective through Spring 2015. 2 - 3 sh.

Prerequisites: DNCE 212 or by audition; for Dance majors only; departmental approval required.

DNCE317: Dance History: 1661-Present (3 hours lecture)

In this course, we will undertake the study of dance in its historical context, with reference to the development of ballet, modern dance, post-modernism, contemporary trends and musical theatre. We will focus on the development of Western Theatrical concert dance (ballet, modern, jazz) with a nod to the evolution of social dance in this country as it influenced and affected the concert dance. Dance history is not independent of "History" History so we will look at what was going on in the world at various times that influenced dance as we know it. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: DNCE 241 or DNCE 255; and ENWR 105 or HONP 100; and ENWR 106 or HONP 101.

DNCE375: Dance Technique: Modern III (2 hours lecture, 4 hours studio)

Further study and application of basic movement vocabulary, complex movement patterns, style and performance. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve credits. Previous course DNCE 341 effective through Spring 2015. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: DNCE 275; for Dance majors only; departmental approval required.

DNCE402: Dance Methods (3 hours lecture)

Approaches, problems, resources and techniques for teaching and developing dance programs geared to grades 7-12 and various adult levels. Includes curriculum, unit and lesson planning as well as practical application of methodology. Previous course DNCE 325 effective through Spring 2015. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: DNCE 375 may be taken as prerequisite or corequisite; for Dance majors only.

DNCE412: Dance Technique: Ballet IV (2 hours lecture, 4 hours studio)

Advanced ballet technique with emphasis on individualized placement. Work Continuation of work with intricate, technically difficult sequences. Continuation of emphasis on musicality, line, dynamics, and stylistic refinement. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve credits. Previous course DNCE 455 effective through Spring 2015. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: DNCE 312 or by audition; for Dance majors only; departmental approval required.

DNCE413: Dance Technique: Ballet V (6 hours studio)

Study of professional-level ballet with emphasis on body alignment, barre work and center floor exercises. Maybe repeated for a maximum of twelve credits. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: DNCE 312 and DNCE 412 or by audition; for Dance majors only; departmental approval required.

DNCE475: Dance Technique: Modern IV (2 hours lecture, 4 hours studio)

Continuation of DNCE 375. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve credits. Previous course DNCE 441 effective through Spring 2015. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: DNCE 375; for Dance majors only; departmental approval required.

EDFD200: Psychological Foundations of Education (3 hours lecture)

The psychological foundations of education enable students to understand and apply essential topics in teaching and learning including development, motivation, diversity and assessment. Through relating theoretical frameworks to empirical research and applying them to classroom settings, students will be better able to understand their own experience as learners and conceptualize their future practice as teachers. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Social Science, Social Science. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

EDFD210: Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling (3 hours lecture)

This course examines the public purposes of education in our social and political democracy. Students inquire into the role of schools in fostering the development of democratic principles and practices and examine various curriculum designs and pedagogical strategies. Students also explore the main issues stemming from the efforts to teach democratically in public educational institutions. Students complete 30 hours of fieldwork in an assigned high-performing urban school, which provides a context for these explorations. They examine and analyze successful practices of instruction and classroom management. Attendance at the first class is required to verify field expectations. This course is pre-requisite for admission into the teacher education program. Cross-listed with SASE 210 and READ 210. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Sophomore level or higher and ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

EDFD220: Philosophical Orientation to Education (3 hours lecture)

Western philosophical heritage as related to the issues and responsibilities of American education. Comparative analysis of past and current ideological movements that influence moral, social, and educational decisions of parents, political leaders, and professional educators. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Humanities, Philosophy or Religion. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

EDFD221: Historical Foundations of American Education (3 hours lecture)

This course offers students the crucial sequence of ideas that constitute one of the central themes in American society and culture. Since its beginnings, American thinkers have seen education as the key to an informed citizenry. Major themes in American education will be looked at through the reading of primary and secondary sources. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Social Science, American or European History. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

EDFD305: Teaching for Equity & Diversity (3 hours lecture)

This course examines the qualities of teachers, teaching, and schooling that foster the learning of students from diverse social and cultural backgrounds. Students explore the ways in which socialization experiences shape perceptions. They reflect on their own beliefs, assumptions, and perceptions about sociocultural identity and how their own socialization has shaped their perceptions of themselves and other people. Students also examine the nature and impact of the increasing social and cultural diversity in K-12 schools in the United States. They learn ways of teaching all children well and to develop positive relationships among teachers, parents and children. Cross-listed with READ 305 and SASE 305. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: SASE 210, EDFD 210, or READ 210; and admission to Teacher Education Program.

EDFD312: Educating English Language Learners (1 hour lecture)

This course module exposes students to the central issues in the education of English language learners in US schools and helps them learn about best practices in education through hands-on experience creating and adjusting lessons and instruction to benefit the academic performance of English language learners as well as of all students. Issues addressed include sociocultural, legal, and political influences on the education of English language learners; principles of second language acquisition; and explicit practice in planning academic content instruction for English language learners. Cross listed with READ 312 and SASE 312. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: SASE 210, EDFD 210 or READ 210; and admission to the Teacher Education program.

HLTH101: Personal Health Issues (3 hours lecture)

Personal Health Issues examines health through six interrelated dimensions: physical, emotional, intellectual, spiritual, interpersonal and social, and environmental. This course examines how health choices impact society and the health of a community. Additionally, health policies and societal health issues are examined for their impact on the individual. This course emphasizes contemporary health issues using the national initiative Health People 2010 as a framework. Assessing health status, increasing health competencies to enhance decision-making skills, eliciting health-promoting behaviors, and interpreting existing and proposed social actions that ultimately affect individual, family, community and environmental health are central focuses of this course. 3 sh.

HLTH207: Safety, Accidents and Emergency Care. Starting Winter 2016: Injury Prevention and Emergency Care (3 hours lecture)

Provides for study of major safety areas including transportation, public safety, industrial and home safety. Emergency health care, first aid treatment, and preventive measures are considered in the context of individual, agency and institutional responsibilities. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Starting Winter 2016: HLTH 102.

HLTH210: Consumer Health (3 hours lecture)

Interpretation of individual economic activity as it relates to health service and health products. Includes analysis of factors influencing consumer health attitudes and behavior. 3 sh.

HLTH213: Perspectives on Drugs (3 hours lecture)

Provides for the study of licit as well as illicit drug use in contemporary society from the perspective of selected biomedical and psychosocial disciplines. Examines the effects of drugs on the individual and society in the context of changing social conditions and technological developments. Analyzes complex nature of the drug problem and rehabilitative and preventive measures and tentative solutions to this important aspect of human existence. 3 sh.

HLTH220: Mental Health (3 hours lecture)

Provides for the study of human emotional adjustment throughout the life cycle from biomedical and psychosocial perspectives. The factors that foster the development of emotional and mental well-being and the forces that contribute to the breakdown of human adjustment capabilities are identified and analyzed in light of research and clinical literature. Special attention is given to the strategies for the prevention of mental disorders and promotion of mental health. 3 sh.

HLTH290: Human Sexuality (3 hours lecture)

Students will explore many interacting cultural, personal and health factors relating to human sexual development, attitudes, and behaviors. Historical, anthropological, biological/physiological, socio-cultural and psychological factors will be introduced to encourage a broad perspective. Discussion of differing philosophical, ethical and moral positions will also aid students in making a critical assessment of intimate human relationships and acquaint them with criteria and processes for understanding themselves as sexual beings. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Social Science, Social Science. 3 sh.

HLTH307: The Study of Human Diseases (3 hours lecture)

Provides a comprehensive study of diseases, their etiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment. Includes a review of causation theories and incidence patterns and focuses on major degenerative, neoplastic, metabolic, immunologic, and infectious diseases. Attention is given to prevention and control measures with an emphasis on the role of selected health/medical resources in disease management. Offered as HLTH 307 through Fall 2015. To become HLTH 208 effective Winter 2016. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: HLTH 105 or HPEM 150 or ATTR 201 and at least one 200-level course in HLTH, HPEM, or ATTR.

HLTH314: Public Health Aspects of Alcohol Abuse (3 hours lecture)

Examines the impact of alcohol abuse on public health. Society's attempts to diminish the impact are also explored. Includes study of effects of alcohol abuse on the family and workplace; prevention modalities and rehabilitation programs. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: HLTH 213 or HLTH 215.

HLTH330: Foundations of Health Education. Starting Winter 2016: Health Education Methods (3 hours lecture)

Provides a comprehensive study of the scientific, social, behavioral, educational, and legal foundations of health education. Traces the evolution and interprets the impact of related professions on school, community, and allied health education. Meets the University Writing Requirement for majors in Health. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Health Education major or departmental approval. Starting Winter 2016: HLTH 204.

HLTH411: School Health and Community Services (3 hours lecture)

Provides for an in-depth understanding of the school health program and community services. Includes study of school and health services, healthful school environment, and health education and community health services. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Health Education major or departmental approval. Starting Winter 2016: HLTH 330.

HLTH430: Health Counseling. Starting Winter 2016: Counseling Skills for Public Health Professionals (3 hours lecture)

Course focuses on factors influencing health and illness behavior with implications for behavioral intervention in health care. Included are the intervention strategies of prevention, crisis intervention, postvention and compliance, and the intervention techniques of assessment, interviewing, counseling skills and small group dynamics. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: HLTH 220 or HLTH 222 or departmental approval. Starting Winter 2016: HLTH 330.

HONP210: Honors Seminar in Science (3 hours seminar, 2 hours lab)

Interdisciplinary course in the natural and physical sciences consisting of seminars and laboratory experience. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Natural/Physical Science Laboratory. 4 sh.

Prerequisites: For Honors Program students only or by permission of instructor.

HONP211: Honors Seminar in Contemporary Issues in Science (3 hours seminar)

Interdisciplinary course in the natural and physical sciences applying the scientific method, scientific data analysis, reasoning and logic to selected contemporary issues. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: For Honors Program students only or by permission of instructor.

HPEM150: Principles and Practice of Emergency Care (3 hours lecture)

Provides for study of emergency care management. Provides knowledge and skills for teaching principles and practices of emergency care in a school or adult fitness setting. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Starting Winter 2016: Exercise Science (ESCI) or Physical Education w/ conc: Adult Fitness (PEAF) majors only or departmental approval.

NUFD182: Nutrition (3 hours lecture)

This course is designed to give students a general knowledge of the components of the food we eat, the nutrients necessary for a healthy life, the functions of nutrients and the interrelationships and metabolism of nutrients. The factors which influence the recommended dietary intake of nutrients, and theories and guidelines for screening nutrition risk and disease and prevention are presented. 3 sh.

PSYC200: Educational Psychology (3 hours lecture)

Required for teaching. Covers child and adolescent development; fundamentals of learning theory as applied to classroom situations, learning inhibition and academic non-achievement, personal-social adjustment, measuring and evaluating teaching-learning, creativity. Course may not be taken by Psychology majors for major credit effective Fall 1995. 3 sh.

READ210: Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling (3 hours lecture)

This course examines the public purposes of education in our social and political democracy. Students inquire into the role of schools in fostering the development of democratic principles and practices and examine various curriculum designs and pedagogical strategies. Students also explore the main issues stemming from the efforts to teach democratically in public educational institutions. Students complete 30 hours of fieldwork in an assigned high-performing urban school, which provides a context for these explorations. They examine and analyze successful practices of instruction and classroom management. Attendance at the first class is required to verify field expectations. This course is pre-requisite for admission into the teacher education program. Cross-listed with SASE 210 and EDFD 210. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Sophomore level or higher and ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

READ305: Teaching for Equity & Diversity (3 hour lecture)

This course examines the qualities of teachers, teaching, and schooling that foster the learning of students from diverse social and cultural backgrounds. Students explore the ways in which socialization experiences shape perceptions. They reflect on their own beliefs, assumptions, and perceptions about sociocultural identity and how their own socialization has shaped their perceptions of themselves and other people. Students also examine the nature and impact of the increasing social and cultural diversity in K-12 schools in the United States. They learn ways of teaching all children well and to develop positive relationships among teachers, parents and children. Cross listed with EDFD 305 and SASE 305. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: SASE 210, READ 210, or EDFD 210; and admission to Teacher Education Program.

READ312: Educating English Language Learners (1 hour lecture)

This course module exposes students to the central issues in the education of English language learners in US schools and helps them learn about best practices in education through hands-on experience creating and adjusting lessons and instruction to benefit the academic performance of English language learners as well as of all students. Issues addressed include sociocultural, legal, and political influences on the education of English language learners; principles of second language acquisition; and explicit practice in planning academic content instruction for English language learners. Cross-listed with SASE 312 and EDFD 312. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: SASE 210, READ 210, or EDFD 210; and admission to the Teacher Education program.

READ411: Language & Literacy (3 hours lecture)

This course is designed to assist pre-service middle and secondary school teachers across majors in understanding the nature of language and literacy teaching and learning in their content areas. Students review basic components of reading, social and cultural aspects of literacy practice, and the specifics of language and literacy in different disciplines (e.g., distinct vocabulary, particular writing and reading demands). Students learn to develop a repertoire of teaching/learning literacy strategies that enhance comprehension. Students conduct sample assessments and content-area lessons with middle and high school students. Through observation in a content classroom, students learn ways of integrating literacy learning into their lessons as well as ways of organizing and managing the classroom to extend literacy learning. Fieldwork or service-learning experience is required. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: SASE 210, READ 210, or EDFD 210; SASE 305, READ 305, or EDFD 305; and admission to Teacher Education Program.

SASE210: Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling (3 hours lecture)

This course examines the public purposes of education in our social and political democracy. Students inquire into the role of schools in fostering the development of democratic principles and practices and examine various curriculum designs and pedagogical strategies. Students also explore the main issues stemming from the efforts to teach democratically in public educational institutions. Students complete 30 hours of fieldwork in an assigned high-performing urban school, which provides a context for these explorations. They examine and analyze successful practices of instruction and classroom management. Attendance at the first class is required to verify field expectations. This course is pre-requisite for admission into the teacher education program. Cross-listed with READ 210 and EDFD 210. Previous course CURR 210 effective through Spring 2014. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Sophomore level or higher and ENWR105 or HONP100.

SASE305: Teaching for Equity and Diversity (3 hours lecture)

This course examines the qualities of teachers, teaching, and schooling that foster the learning of students from diverse social and cultural backgrounds. Students explore the ways in which socialization experiences shape perceptions. They reflect on their own beliefs, assumptions and perceptions about sociocultural identity and how their own socialization has shaped their perceptions of themselves and other people. Students also examine the nature and impact of the increasing social and cultural diversity in K-12 schools in the United States. They learn ways of teaching all children well and to develop positive relationships among teachers, parents and children. Cross listed with SASE 305 and READ 305. Previous course CURR 305 effective through Spring 2014. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: SASE 210, EDFD 210, or READ 210.

SASE310: Inclusion in Middle and Secondary Schools (1 hour lecture)

This course module exposes students to the central issues in the inclusion of students with disabilities in U.S middle and secondary schools. Best practices for providing access to the curriculum through explicitly designing and adjusting instruction for students with disabilities in inclusive classrooms are presented to address the wide range of needs and bolster the academic performance of all students. Issues addressed include legal, professional and environmental influences on the education of students with special needs; implementation of effective inclusion, collaborative teaching diversified instruction, and social integration for students with disabilities in the inclusive classroom. Previous course CURR 310 effective through Spring 2014. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: SASE 210, EDFD 210, or READ 210; and admission to Teacher Education Program.

SASE312: Educating English Language Learners (1 hour lecture)

This course module exposes students to the central issues in the education of English language learners in US schools and helps them learn about best practices in education through hands-on experience creating and adjusting lessons and instruction to benefit the academic performance of English language learners as well as of all students. Issues addressed include sociocultural, legal, and political influences on the education of English language learners; principles of second language acquisition; and explicit practice in planning academic content instruction for English language learners. Cross listed with READ 312 and EDFD 312. Previous course CURR 312 effective through Spring 2014. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: SASE 210, EDFD 210, or READ 210; and admission to the Teacher Education Program.

SASE314: Assessment of Learning (1 hour lecture)

This course module is designed to be an introduction for preservice teachers to assessment and accountability. The course introduces students to various issues and techniques related to assessing students in the classroom, and provides hands-on practice understanding different assessment methods, evaluating student performance, and using assessment data to adjust and improve in-class instruction and student learning. Previous course CURR 314 effective through Spring 2014. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: SASE 210, EDFD 210, or READ 210; SASE 305, EDFD 305, or READ 305; and admission to Teacher Education Program.

SASE316: Integrating Technology Across the School Curriculum (1 hour laboratory)

This one-credit course introduces pre-service teachers to the dimensions of educational technology for teaching and learning. It exposes them to the history of educational technology as well as pedagogical and practical implementation of educational technologies. It enables the students to draw upon field-based experiences and in READ 411 to plan instructional technology environments that are student-centered, collaborative, and inquiry-based, that emphasize critical thinking, and that support specific curricular goals as stated in institutional, state and national standards for technology in education. Previous course CURR 316 effective through Spring 2014. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: SASE 210, EDFD 210, or READ 210; SASE 305, EDFD 305, OR READ 305; and admission to Teacher Education Program.

SASE450: Fieldwork

Students spend 120 hours, or approximately two hours a week, in a selected public school. Activities include, but are not limited to, observing classroom teachers, facilitating small group and individual instruction, participating in after-school activities, tutoring, attending department meetings, shadowing and interviewing students and teachers, lesson planning and teaching, and assessing student work. Previous course CURR 450 effective through Spring 2014. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: EDFD 200; SASE 210, EDFD 210 or READ 210; EDFD 220; EDFD 221; SASE 305, EDFD 305 or READ 305; SASE 310; SASE 312, EDFD 312 or READ 312; SASE 314; SASE 316; READ 411; and admission to teacher education program.

SASE451: Teaching for Learning I

This is the first course in a two-semester sequence (SASE 451, SASE 452) in preparation for student teaching and the beginning of the students' professional careers in teaching. The course is held on site in a partner secondary school that acts as a laboratory for learning. Students investigate democratic classroom practice by focusing on curriculum development; creating a positive, well-structured climate for learning in their classrooms; learning and practicing techniques for effective classroom management; and choosing appropriate teaching strategies and assessments to create successful learning experiences for their students. Previous course CURR 451 effective through Spring 2014. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: EDFD 200; SASE 210, EDFD 210 or READ 210; EDFD 220; EDFD 221; SASE 305, EDFD 305 or READ 305; SASE 310; SASE 312, EDFD 312 or READ 312; SASE 314; SASE 316; READ 411; and admission to the teacher education program.

SASE452: Teaching for Learning II (3 hours lecture)

This is the second course in a two-semester sequence (SASE 451, SASE 452). This course focuses on putting into practice all the knowledge and skills students have developed throughout their professional sequence in their full-time, supervised student teaching experience. A primary focus is on planning and implementing curriculum. In addition to curriculum planning and using appropriate instructional and assessment strategies, students learn about the impact of the school and classroom culture and climate on student learning and on relationships between and among students, teachers, and other professionals in schools. Previous course CURR 452 effective through Spring 2014. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: EDFD 200; SASE 210, EDFD 210 or READ 210; EDFD 220; EDFD 221; SASE 305, EDFD 305 or READ 305; SASE 310; SASE 312, EDFD 312 or READ 312; SASE 314; SASE 316; SASE 451; READ 411; and a methods course.

SASE453: Student Teaching

Full-time student teaching under the supervision of a qualified cooperating teacher in the public schools of New Jersey is required of all students who complete the regular program of certification requirements. Previous course CURR 453 effective through Spring 2014. 8 - 9 sh.

Prerequisites: EDFD 200; SASE 210, EDFD 210 or READ 210; EDFD 220; EDFD 221; SASE 305, EDFD 305 or READ 305; SASE 310; SASE 312, EDFD 312 or READ 312; SASE 314; SASE 316; SASE 450; SASE 451; READ 411; and a methods course.