Lee University Catalog 2018-2019 
    
    Jul 05, 2020  
Lee University Catalog 2018-2019 [Archived Catalog]

Course Descriptions


 

Counseling

  
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    COUN 524 - Psychopathology


    An in-depth approach to the study of psychopathology. The course uses case presentations to expose the student to a variety of psychological and relational diagnoses.

    Credit Hours: 3
    When Offered
    Fall semester.
  
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    COUN 546 - Practicum in School Counseling


    This practicum experience provides a broad, general perspective of school counseling in an area school. The practicum is a prerequisite for school counseling internship experiences. Special attention is given to assessment, basic counseling skills, guidance skills, and collaboration skills.

    Prerequisites
    COUN-502.

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    COUN 548 - Practicum in Counseling


    Practical experience preparatory to Counseling Internship. Special attention is given to obtaining a case history, assessment, treatment planning and basic counseling skills.

    Prerequisites
    COUN-500 or Co-requisite: COUN-520 and full admission status in the graduate counseling program.

    Credit Hours: 3
    When Offered
    Spring semester.
  
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    COUN 550 - Group Process and Practice


    Theory and types of groups, descriptions of group practices, methods, dynamics and facilitative skills.

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    COUN 554 - Measurement and Appraisal in Counseling


    This course covers the history, purpose and use of tests and other assessment methodologies in counseling.

    Credit Hours: 3
    When Offered
    Spring semester.
  
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    COUN 556 - Professional Issues


    This course provides the opportunity and setting for the developing counselor to explore and expand his/her professional identity. Attention is given to the role and function of the School Counselor as related to other helping professions, and to the importance of being affiliated with professional organizations such as the American School Counseling Association.

    Credit Hours: 0
  
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    COUN 558 - Cultural Contexts in the Helping Professions


    The study of the influence of culture, society, and contemporary social values on human behavior and social interaction. The course examines the sociological nature, bases and consequences of social values and social problems and their relationship to the self. Social issues such as the culture of poverty, violence, drug use, and societal and family dysfunction are examined.

    Credit Hours: 3
    When Offered
    Fall semester
  
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    COUN 560 - Anthropology of Childhood


    This seminar type course seeks to prepare professionals to work cross cultural in agencies that deal primarily with children.




    Credit Hours: 3

  
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    COUN 561 - Counseling Children and Adolescents: Developmental Issues and Interventions


    An examination of the interpersonal dynamics of adolescents who come to counselors for help due to the severity of their spiritual, emotional, motivational, behavioral, and adjustment problems. Counseling procedures for normal developmental concerns and issues of adolescents, as well as clinical procedures, treatment methods and counseling approaches for the more resistant and recalcitrant youth will be covered.

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    COUN 562 - Lifestyle and Career Development


    A study of sources, methods, and techniques for gathering, evaluating, and disseminating occupational, technological and educational information through career counseling.

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    COUN 563 - Human Sexuality


    The study of contemporary theory, research, and practice of counseling related to the study and understanding of the biological, cognitive, socioemotional, cultural, and spiritual dimensions of human sexuality.

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    COUN 569 - Play Therapy and Child Trauma


    A study of the literature and practice of play therapy as a unique approach to clinical work with children. Non-directive play therapy methods, inclusion of parents in treatment, and directive play therapy interventions are considered.  Cross-listed with MAFT-529.

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    COUN 570 - School Counseling Internship I


    Closely supervised counseling practice in an approved field placement in an area elementary school. Interns gain competence in core areas of school counseling, assessment, consultation, and professional functioning.

    Prerequisites
    COUN-502 and COUN-546.

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    COUN 571 - Christian Perspectives in the Helping Professions


    A survey of Christian approaches to counseling. Emphasis on the development of Christian approaches as they relate to theoretical and clinical advances in the field of counseling. Focus on the theological underpinnings of each approach.

    Credit Hours: 3
    When Offered
    Fall semester.
  
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    COUN 573 - Introduction to Addiction Counseling and Treatment


    This course focuses on the treatment of addiction disorders and examines different views of addictions (historical, contemporary, Biblical and humanistic). Students are given the opportunity to experience different theories and techniques of treatment in a variety of treatment settings.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Notes
    Cross-Listed as MAFT-549.
  
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    COUN 581 - Clinical Psychopharmacology


    An in-depth look at the drugs used to treat the major psychiatric disabilities and the major drugs of abuse. Understanding the actions, uses and side effects of psychoactive drugs.

    Prerequisites
    This course requires completion of a course in Physiological Psychology or approval of the instructor.

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    COUN 587 - Special Topics in Counseling


    A course presenting various topics and research concerns. The topic will change to meet student demand and interest.

    Credit Hours: 1
  
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    COUN 588 - School Counseling Internship II


    Closely supervised counseling practice in an approved field placement in an area secondary school. Interns gain competence in core areas of school counseling, assessment, consultation, and professional functioning.

    Prerequisites
    COUN-502 and COUN-546.

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    COUN 589 - Special Topics in Counseling


    A course presenting various topics and research concerns. The topic will change to meet student demand and interest.

    Credit Hours: 2
  
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    COUN 591 - Special Topics in Counseling


    A course presenting various topics and research concerns. The topic will change to meet student demand and interest.

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    COUN 592 - Seminar in Guidance and Counseling


    This course is designed to prepare students to plan, manage, and evaluate a comprehensive PreK-12 program of guidance and counseling services.

    Credit Hours: 2
  
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    COUN 593 - Directed Research


    This course enables the student to pursue topics of interest in greater depth than is done in the regular curriculum.

    Prerequisites
    Approval by Director of Graduate Studies in Counseling.

    Credit Hours: 1
  
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    COUN 595 - Directed Research


    This course enables the student to pursue topics of interest in greater depth than is done in the regular curriculum.

    Prerequisites
    Approval by Director of Graduate Studies in Counseling.

    Credit Hours: 2
  
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    COUN 597 - Directed Research


    This course enables the student to pursue topics of interest in greater depth than is done in the regular curriculum.

    Prerequisites
    Approval by Director of Graduate Studies in Counseling.

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    COUN 599 - Thesis/Portfolio Seminar


    This course will provide the structure, format, support, and encouragement for the candidate to complete the graduate research / literature review exercise and present it to colleagues.

    Credit Hours: 1

Criminal Justice

  
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    CRJU 370 - Introduction to Homeland Security and Emergency Management


    In a world of increasing disaster emergencies at home an abroad, both natural and manmade, American law enforcement officials and emergency professionals are primary first responders. For this reason, the importance of disaster emergency training and preparedness is now a requirement for most law enforcement and emergency response professionals. This course covers basic subject areas of US domestic security and emergency response preparation and training, particularly as they relate to protocols established by the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

    Prerequisites
    SOCI-270 Introduction to Criminal Justice

    Credit Hours: 3
    Notes
    Offered online to students in the Division of Adult Learning.
  
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    CRJU 495 - Criminal Justice and Christian Faith


    This course explores the potentials for and problems of a distinctively Christian practitioner in criminal justice, emphasizing the need to integrate one’s knowledge of criminal justice into his/her own experience of Christian discipleship. It further examines criminal justice as both a calling and a profession, which equips one to effectively serve the mission of the Church and to improve human social conditions.

    Prerequisites
    SOCI-270 Introduction to Criminal Justice

    Credit Hours: 3
    Notes
    Offered online to students in the Division of Adult Learning.

Deaf Studies

  
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    DEAF 315 - Introduction to Deaf Studies


    Designed to examine the impact of a hearing loss and to give an overfiew of many facets related to deafness, this course will explore differences between deaf and Deaf (d/Deaf) and address the clinical perspective versus the cultural perspective on deafness. Topics include perspectives on deafness, mainstream vs. residential school, history of the American Deaf population, the importance of “Deaf-World,” technology devices for the d/Deaf, challenges for d/Deaf individuals in the family, public community, work force, and religion.

    Prerequisites
    ENGL-110.

    Credit Hours: 3
    When Offered
    Fall semester
  
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    DEAF 316 - Language Development for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing


    An introduction to the development of language in children who are deaf or hard of hearing, and the effects of hearing loss on the development of English. Problems and issues related to language development are presented for reflection and discussion.

    Prerequisites
    DEAF-315

    Credit Hours: 3
    When Offered
    Spring semester

Digital Media Studies

  
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    DIGM 200 - Introduction to Digital Media and Film


    An introduction to the history, structure and practices of digital media and film. Discussion topics include commercial, legal, ethical, and social aspects of film, television and radio, the recording industry, the internet and other facets of present day media operations.

    Prerequisites
    None

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    DIGM 210 - Single Camera Applications and Aesthetics I (Lab Required)


    An introduction to the basic principles and terminology associated with visual production in the modem digital environment. The course is first in a two course sequence that combines lectures and demonstrations with laboratory experience to cover the technical and creative aspects of digital media production. Perspectives on visual communication provide a theoretical foundation for practical consideration of equipment usage, story creation, production and editing.  Requires co-requisite enrollment in DIGM 210L

    Prerequisites
    DIGM 200 or COMM-200 or ARTS-200

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    DIGM 221 - Writing for Film and TV


    An introduction to the conventions of film and television writing formats. The course covers the fundamentals of screen storytelling, acquaints students with the nuances of particular formats, and explores excellence in each through analysis of texts and practical application.

    Prerequisites
    ENGL 110

    Credit Hours: 3
    Notes
    Cross-listed with COMM 221
  
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    DIGM 241 - Broadcast Copywriting


    This course provides instruction and practice in written commercial and public service copy for television and radio. Basic advertising principles are applied to broadcast situations.

    Prerequisites
    ENGL 110

    Credit Hours: 3
    When Offered
    Spring semester
  
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    DIGM 242 - Broadcast Journalism


    This course provides instruction and practice in the specialized field of writing and producing for broadcast journalism. Course content includes mechanics of news gathering, interviewing, writing and reporting.  Discussion topics include news values, ethical considerations and development of individual stories.

    Prerequisites
    ENGL 110

    Credit Hours: 3
    When Offered
    Fall semester
  
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    DIGM 245 - Motion Media Design


    This course is an introduction to Motion Media Design. Students will learn the concepts and skills used in the creation of motion graphics, dynamic typography and special effects. The course will focus on the use of Adobe After Effects.

    Prerequisites
    COMM-200, or DIGM-200, or ARTS-200.

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    DIGM 246 - Advanced Motion Media Design


    This course builds upon concepts, techniques, and theory introduced in DIGM-245.  Students will advance in the practice of visual problem solving, use of After Effects, and progress into visual special effects.  Students will learn to integrate camera-generated media with virtual assets to create a cohesive visual composite.

    Prerequisites
    DIGM-245

    Credit Hours: 3
    When Offered
    Spring semester
  
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    DIGM 260 - Radio and Television Speech


    A skill-building course designed to equip the student with entry-level announcer skills for both radio and television performance. Includes exercises in pronunciation, script marking & reading, interviewing, newscasts, and ad-lib performances for radio and television. 

    Prerequisites
    COMM-200, or DIGM 200

    Credit Hours: 3
    When Offered
    Fall semester
  
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    DIGM 281 - Audio Production (Lab Required)


    A course designed to teach the student basic broadcast audio production skills, practices and equipment use. Emphasis is placed on digital production as is used in broadcast and converged media environments.  Requires co-requisite enrollment in DIGM 281L.

    Prerequisites
    COMM-200 or DIGM-200

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    DIGM 305 - Practicum


    Laboratory course in digital media. Emphasis on practical application of a variety of video and audio production skills. Open to all students with consent of the instructor. Repeatable for credit.

     

    Prerequisites
    COMM-200 or DIGM-200

    Credit Hours: 1
  
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    DIGM 310 - Single Camera Applications and Aesthetics II


    This course is a continuation of the concepts and principles introduced in DIGM-210, with emphasis on media aesthetics and analysis, field audio, and digital video editing and effects. Students will utilize the concepts and skills acquired in the two-course sequence to produce a quality portfolio video project. 

    Prerequisites
    DIGM 210

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    DIGM 315 - Multimedia Journalism


    A course designed to expose the student to the converged world of journalism and information sharing. Emphasis will be placed on combining the technical aspects of audio and visual image capturing and editing with journalistic story-telling techniques in ways to best communicate with the modern audience.

    Prerequisites
    DIGM-310 or consent of instructor.

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    DIGM 327 - Film Producing and Management


    A detailed survey of the issues and tasks of producing motion pictures, preparing the student with the skills necessary to produce and manage motion picture projects.

    Prerequisites
    DIGM-210

    Credit Hours: 3
    When Offered
    Spring semester
  
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    DIGM 330 - Cinematography


    This course focuses on the visual aspects of storytelling - using lights, lenses, and camera techniques for narrative purposes.

    Prerequisites
    DIGM-210 with a grade of B or higher

    Credit Hours: 3
    When Offered
    Spring semester
  
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    DIGM 340 - Motion Picture Editing


    An in-depth study of the processes of motion picture editing, focusing on theory and practice. Computer-assisted instruction.

    Prerequisites
    DIGM-210 with a grade of B or higher

    Credit Hours: 3
    When Offered
    Fall semester
    Notes
    Additional fees may apply.
  
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    DIGM 365 - Innovation and Social Media


    A course designed to engage students in the social media world both practically and theoretically. Students will use key social media innovations and explore the implications of social media upon interpersonal interaction, business, marketing, politics, religion and human cognition.

    Prerequisites
    DIGM 200 or COMM-200 or ARTS 200

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    DIGM 370 - Studio Production (Lab Required)


    This course provides practical experience in multi-camera studio television production and associated skills with emphasis on “team” approaches. Topics to be covered include personnel, equipment, and the creative and theoretical approaches to visual programming.  Requires co-requisite enrollment in DIGM 370L

    Prerequisites
    DIGM 210 or consent of instructor.

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    DIGM 375 - Studio Production II (Lab Required)


    A course that emphasizes the producing and directing aspects of multi-camera, studio-based television and video production.  Requires co-requisite enrollment in DIGM-375L.

    Prerequisites
    DIGM-370

     

    Credit Hours: 3

  
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    DIGM 381 - Advanced Audio Production (Lab Required)


    A course designed to build upon the student’s knowledge of audio production skills, practices and equipment. Focus will be on advanced broadcast production, performance and programming in a digital environment.  Requires co-requisite enrollment in DIGM 381L.

    Prerequisites
    DIGM 281

    Credit Hours: 3
    When Offered
    Spring semester
  
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    DIGM 385 - Remote Video Production (Lab Required)


    An in-depth examination of capturing content using industry-standard, mobile multi-camera field production techniques.  Requires co-requisite enrollment in DIGM-385L.

    Prerequisites
    DIGM-370

     

    Credit Hours: 3

  
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    DIGM 400 - Internship Seminar


    A course designed to prepare students for their on-site workplace internship in their chosen discipline. This course is a prerequisite for the DIGM 401 Internship course.

    Prerequisites
    Junior or senior Digital Media Studies major or minor; COMM-200 or DIGM-200.

    Credit Hours: 1
  
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    DIGM 401 - Internship


    A course designed to assist students in attaining practical skills in a specific digital media-oriented occupation. Academic credit depends on number of hours the student works at the internship placement.  All Digital Media Studies majors are required to take DIGM 401 (2 credit hours and 150 work hours).  Those completing this initial internship requirement may sign up for a second and third internship of DIGM 402 (1 credit hour and 100 work hours) or repeat DIGM 401 (2 credit hours and 150 work hours). 

    Prerequisites
    COMM-400 or DIGM-400 Internship Seminar.  This course is open to second semester junior and senior Digital Media Studies majors and minors.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Notes
    Repeatable for credit.
  
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    DIGM 402 - Internship (Repeatable for Credit)


    A course designed to assist students in attaining practical skills in a specific digital media occupation. Students completing DIGM 401, the initial internship requirement, may sign up for this internship (1 credit hour and 100 work hours).

    Prerequisites
    DIGM-401 (Internship)

    This course is open to second semester junior and senior Digital Media Studies majors and minors only.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Notes
    Repeatable for credit.

  
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    DIGM 410 - Directing for Film and Television


    The course is an in-depth study of the artistic duties of directing for the screen that includes scene analysis, visual design, and working with actors.

    Prerequisites
    DIGM-330 and DIGM-340

    Credit Hours: 3
    When Offered
    Fall semester
  
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    DIGM 415 - Early American Film History


    This course examines the early years of film (1890-1939) production in Hollywood and the United States. Key films significant in the progression of the film industry from silent pictures and the studio system through the advent of talkies and into the pre-war era are studied. Key documentaries will also be analyzed.  Focus will include individual filmmakers that influenced the early development of the industry.

    Prerequisites
    ENGL 110

    Credit Hours: 3
    When Offered
    Spring semester, rotating
  
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    DIGM 416 - Mid-Century American Film History: 1940-1959


    This course examines the middle century of film (1940-1959) production in Hollywood. Topics covered include a detailed study of films that are significant in the progression of the industry from World War II and post-War eras through the early years of the Cold War and the rise of television. The course will focus on the significant films and filmmakers that influenced the further development of the film industry as an idealistic portrayal of American culture.

    Prerequisites
    ENGL 110

    Credit Hours: 3
    When Offered
    Spring semester, rotating
  
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    DIGM 417 - American Film History: Counterculture to Blockbusters 1960-1979


    This course examines later middle 20th century film (1960-1979) production in Hollywood and the United States. The course will study films that are significant in the progression of the industry through the Cold War, the counterculture movement, and the introduction of blockbusters. The course will focus on the significant films and filmmakers that influenced the further development of the film industry through a tumultuous time in American history and culture.

    Prerequisites
    ENGL 110

    Credit Hours: 3
    When Offered
    Spring semester, rotating
  
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    DIGM 418 - History of Animated Film


    This course examines the art of animation for motion pictures from 1890 to today.  The course will study films that are historically significant in the progression of technology and techniques of animation.

    Prerequisites
    ENGL-110

    Credit Hours: 3
    When Offered
    Fall semester
  
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    DIGM 420 - The Film Short


    This course covers all aspects of creating an original visual narrative. Students drive ideas through every stage of the process-from conceptualization through the finishing touches of postproduction.  Proficiency in technical elements (production lighting, sound, editing) are necessary for the course, as it focuses on the aesthetic application of those skills.

    Prerequisites
    DIGM-410

    Credit Hours: 3
    When Offered
    Spring semester
  
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    DIGM 455 - Latin American Media


    This course studies the history, development and distinctive characteristics of Latin American media in various cultural and national settings.

    Prerequisites
    COMM-200 or DIGM-200

    Credit Hours: 3
    When Offered
    Offered only in conjunction with Global Perspectives study abroad trip.
  
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    DIGM 470 - Applied Media


    This course gives advanced students additional production experience in specific facets of digital media.

    Prerequisites
    COMM-200 or DIGM-200

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    DIGM 480 - International Media


    Comparative analysis of the culture, economy and structure of global media. This course discusses the operation of international media worldwide.

    Prerequisites
    COMM-200 or DIGM-200

    Credit Hours: 3
    When Offered
    Offered only in conjunction with Global Perspectives study abroad trip.
  
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    DIGM 491 - Contemporary Topics in Digital Media Studies


    A course presenting various topics of contemporary interest. Topics will change each semester.

    Prerequisites
    DIGM 200

    Credit Hours: 1
  
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    DIGM 492 - Contemporary Topics in Digital Media Studies


    A course presenting various topics of contemporary interest. Topics will change each semester.

    Prerequisites
    DIGM 200

    Credit Hours: 2
  
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    DIGM 493 - Contemporary Topics in Digital Media Studies


    A course presenting various topics of contemporary interest. Topics will change each semester.

    Prerequisites
    DIGM 200

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    DIGM 495 - Christianity and Media


    This capstone course is designed to provide Digital Media Studies majors with opportunities to study, discuss, defend and integrate a Christ-centered worldview. The course entails a comprehensive analysis of fundamentalist and evangelical Christianity’s appropriation of media in a comparative context, giving attention to similarities and differences in various religious traditions. Students will examine how to integrate their faith into their careers and give practical responses to cultural and historical shifts in worldviews.

    Prerequisites
    COMM-200 or DIGM-200, and THEO-230 or THEO-231, and Senior Status.

    Credit Hours: 3

Disaster/Healthcare Management

  
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    DHMM 200 - Introduction to Humanitarian Healthcare Response


    Emphasis on principles guiding humanitarian healthcare response nationally and internationally. Theoroies, and historical and current frameworks of disaster response and healthcare mission trends of humanitarian and volunteer healthcare aid are explored. Media and organizational influences such as the World Health Organization and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are discussed.

     

    Prerequisites
    Pre or Co-Requisites: PSYC-200; SOCI-200; ENGL-110

    Credit Hours: 3

  
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    DHMM 202 - Disaster Management


    Organization and management of resources and responsibilities for disaster preparedness, response, and recovery. Disaster risk and emergency management, effective emergency response, operating command centers, and exploration of factors related to healthcare infrastructure disruption and relocation. Applicable certifications achieved.

    Prerequisites
    Pre or Co-requisites: PSYC-200; SOCI-200; ENGL-110; DHMM-200

    Credit Hours: 4
  
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    DHMM 300 - Healthcare Mission Mobilization and Management


    Role, goals, and limitations of domestic and global healthcare missions teams are discussed. Standards and best practices are addressed, including assessing and serving the healthcare needs of domestic and international communities. Challenges, obstacles, and unique opportunities that exist in short term healthcare missions are explored. Strategic application for planned healthcare clinics and outreach brigades, including simulated experiences.

    Prerequisites
    Pre or Co-requisites: PSYC-200, SOCI-200, ENGL-110, DHMM-200, DHMM-202

    Credit Hours: 4
  
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    DHMM 302 - Introduction to Leadership in Professional Practice


    This is an introductory course designed to provide a foundation for developing leadership abilities as a healthcare professional. Responsibilities related to safety and quality improvement practices will be a major focus.

    Prerequisites
    Pre or Co-requisite:

    Nursing Major and NURS-102

    OR

    Disaster and Healthcare Mission Management Major and DHMM-200

    OR

    Healthcare Administration Major and HLTC-210

     

    Credit Hours: 2 (2-0-0)
    Notes
    Designed for Disaster Healthcare Mission Management and Healthcare Administration majors. Also offered as NURS-302 for Nursing majors.

  
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    DHMM 304 - Leadership Application in the Field


    Practical application related to communication and disaster and healthcare mission teams, expeditionary leadership, volunteer teams. Ensuring team cohesiveness, coordination, accountability, performance, and effective decision-making in humanitarian action. Debriefing, working with interpreters, flexibility, and adaptability.

    Prerequisites
    DHMM-200, DHMM-202

    Pre or Co-requisites: DHMM-300, DHMM/NURS-302

    Credit Hours: 2

  
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    DHMM 306 - Basic Health Survival


    Focus on self-health and health of team. Focus on disease preventive measures, safety, and preservation applied to resource-limited settings. Includes water purification, hydration, food safety and security, nutrition, thermoregulation, shelter, hygiene, sanitation, personal safety measures, and basic land navigation.

    Prerequisites
    BIOL-103, BIOL-104

    Pre or Co-Requisite: DHMM-304

    Credit Hours: 2

  
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    DHMM 308 - Management of Logistics


    Focus on role of humanitarian logistics and emergency/non-emergency supply chain management. Prioritization, procurement, transportation, travel, storage, and distribution phases, including details related to deployment, human resources, and necessity of complex communication and records.

    Prerequisites
    MATH-161

    Pre or Co-requisites: DHMM-304

    Credit Hours: 3

  
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    DHMM 310 - Critical Response in the Field (with Lab)


    Basic, rapid health asessment, triage, first aid and required life-sustaining treatment in the field. Includes human transportation and evacuation, post-mortem care, and organization of treatment areas, including assignments of healthcare providers. Decision-making in disaster and healthcare mission settings and situations is emphasized. Applicable certifications achieved.

    Prerequisites
    DHMM 306

    Credit Hours: 3 (including 1-hr lab)
  
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    DHMM 312 - Holistic Care in Healthcare Response


    Holistic care of others and self, spiritual and cultural assessments and competency. Importance of self-care related to physical, emotional, and spiritual health. Topics related to ethical considerations, advocacy, due diligence, grief, suffering, hopelessness, death, and dying are discussed.

    Prerequisites
    THEO-231, DHMM-200, DHMM-202, DHMM-300

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    DHMM 400 - Healthcare Disaster Response & Management Immersion Training


    On-campus preparation prior to full week completely off-site, live domestic and global disaster preparation and response training. Focused team experience including extensive mock scenarios, learning to work safely and effectively in unstable and dangerous environments and to serve those suffering from shock, pain, trauma,illness, and dislocation. Applicable certifications for practice are achieved. Reuires one week, 24/7 off-campus experience.

    Prerequisites
    DHMM-308, DHMM-310, DHMM-312

    Credit Hours: 5
  
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    DHMM 402 - Social Dimensions and Impact of Disaster


    Response to disaster-related issues, disaster culture, social vulnerability, economic and political impact, disruption of social life in society, and community resilience. Evaluation of social factors contributing to increased risk of disaster. Impact of disasters on response organizations and personnel are discussed.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Notes
    Also offered as SOCI-402.
  
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    DHMM 406 - Special Situations in the Field


    Preparation of management for special occurrences related to mass casualty, terrorism, bioterrorism, shootings, healthcare epidemics, and working in areas of armed conflict. Considerations for working with military forces are discussed. Secondary hazards such as tsunamis, landslides, and earthquake related fires are presented. Additional emergent topics are discussed.

    Prerequisites
    Pre or Co-requisites: DHMM-400

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    DHMM 408 - Clinical Pathways of Health Promotion & Disease Prevention Across the Continuum of Care II


    Application of health promotion and disease prevention concepts are explored to prepare healthcare professionals to function in community and public health settings at the domestic and international levels.

    Prerequisites
    Nursing Major and NURS-406; Pre or Co-requisites: NURS-402, NURS-404

    OR

    Disaster and Healthcare Mission Management Major and DHMM-302, DHMM-304; Pre- or Co-requisite:  DHMM-306

    Credit Hours: 4 (2-0-2)
    Notes
    Designed for Disaster/Healthcare Mission Management majors. Also offered as NURS-408 for Nursing majors.

  
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    DHMM 410 - Agency Internship/Practical Experience


    Internship/practical experience with non-profit or governmental agency focused on humanitarian aid related to disaster management and/or healthcare missions.

    Prerequisites
    Pre- or Co-requisites: DHMM-400, DHMM-402

    Credit Hours: 5
  
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    DHMM 495 - Christian Faith and Ethical Practice Synthesis Seminar


    Course content is designed to engage students in reflection and discussion of complex healthcare issues. Christian faith and interprofessional practice are integrated with the Lee University core values.

    Prerequisites
    Nursing Major and NURS-400, NURS-402, NURS-406; Pre- or Co-requisites: NURS-404, NURS-408, NURS-412, NURS-414

    OR

    Disaster and Healthcare Mission Management Major with a minimum of 18 credit hours within DHMM major. Pre- or Co-requisites: NURS/DHMM-408

    Credit Hours: 2 (2-0-0)
    Notes
    This capstone course is designed for Disaster/Healthcare Mission Management majors. It is also offered as NURS-495 for Nursing majors.


Discipleship Ministry

  
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    DISM 291 - Special Topics Seminar


    A course presenting geographical, theological, biblical and current perspectives of discipleship which are beyond the scope of courses within the major disciplines of the department.

    Credit Hours: 1
  
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    DISM 292 - Special Topics Seminar


    A course presenting geographical, theological, biblical and current perspectives of discipleship which are beyond the scope of courses within the major disciplines of the department.

    Credit Hours: 2
  
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    DISM 293 - Special Topics Seminar


    A course presenting geographical, theological, biblical and current perspectives of discipleship which are beyond the scope of courses within the major disciplines of the department.

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    DISM 301 - Introduction to Small Group Ministry


    This course is predicated on the belief that small group ministry is vital for the contemporary Christian church. The course seeks to provide students with an introduction to small group ministry that is based on biblical, theological, historical and socio-cultural perspectives.

    Prerequisites
    CHMN-150.

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    DISM 302 - Models of Small Group Ministry


    The course seeks to provide students with an understanding of the various models of small group ministry. Historical and contemporary models will be examined in depth. Students will also examine existing groups within the church not typically thought of as “small groups”. The course seeks to more fully understand the nature of “community” and its effects on the spiritual life of a congregation as well as its effects on the structuring of groups in various educational settings.

    Prerequisites
    DISM-301

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    DISM 390 - Internship


    This internship will provide the student with extensive supervised experience in discipleship ministry. A minimum of one hundred and fifty (150) hours of work in an approved ministry context is required.

    Prerequisites
    Major in Discipleship Ministry, and completion of CHED-241, CHMN-150, CHMN-210, CHMN-220, CHMN-230, and DISM-302. For Minors in Discipleship Ministry, the prerequisites are CHED-241, DISM-201, DISM-302.

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    DISM 403 - Leading Small Groups


    The course seeks to provide students with an understanding of the various approaches to leading small groups. Included in this course will be materials related to leadership, principles and practices, communication and mentoring within small group ministry.

    Prerequisites
    DISM-302

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    DISM 450 - Senior Seminar in Ministry


    This course is a senior capstone course for Children, Discipleship and Youth ministry majors. The seminar class will engage students about issues of their vocational area of ministry. Issues such as calling, training, church expectations and cultural awareness will be discussed, particularly in relation to the student’s impending employment in church related fields. 

    Prerequisites
    CHLM-390 or DISM-390 or YTHM-390

    Credit Hours: 3

Economics

  
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    ECON 200 - Understanding Economic Issues


    A basic course in economics designed to expose students to the fundamentals of economic analysis. Current economic issues such as: inflation, unemployment, poverty, urbanization, social stratification, economic growth, international trade, finance, and development from the perspective of modern economic paradigms are discussed.

    Credit Hours: 3
    This course is also available for students in a Division of Adult Learning program.
  
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    ECON 301 - Consumer Economics/ Personal Finance


    This course is an investigation of consumer behavior and the different markets where the consumer purchases goods and services. Although emphasis is placed on financial markets, the economic, legal, political and social aspects of consumerism will be explored.

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ECON 311 - Macroeconomics


    This course provides a comprehensive overview of macroeconomics. It examines both long-run and short-run macroeconomic issues. Topics include economic growth, income inequality, unemployment, inflation, stabilization policy, government debt and deficits, international trade, exchange rates, and financial crises. Students will be exposed to both macroeconomic theory and contemporary macroeconomic issues. Special emphasis is placed on developing economic tools and applying those tools to contemporary issues.

     

    Prerequisites
    Placement in MATH-099 or higher

    Credit Hours: 3

  
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    ECON 312 - Microeconomics


    This course is an introduction to the concepts and tools of microeconomic analysis. The purpose is to give students a comprehensive understanding of the principles of economics that apply to the functions of individual decision makers, both consumers and producers, within the larger economic system. It places primary emphasis on the nature and functions of product markets, and includes the study of factor markets and the role of government in promoting greater efficiency and equity in the economy.

     

    Prerequisites
    Placement in MATH-099 or higher

    Credit Hours: 3

  
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    ECON 313 - Economics of Latin America


    This course compares paths of industrialization in Latin America in order to understand varying levels of economic development.  Specific topics include the debt crisis, structural adjustments, economic integration in the Americas, currency fluctuations, the politics of poverty, and economic inequality.

    Prerequisites
    ECON 200 or ECON 311
     

    Credit Hours: 3

Education

  
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    EDUC 199 - Introduction to the Teaching Profession Seminar


    A course consisting of 20 clock hours of laboratory assignments in the public schools and a 50-minute seminar each week for the entire semester. The course is designed to provide a general survey of the education profession. Required for teacher education majors except music.

    Credit Hours: 1
  
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    EDUC 299 - Teaching Diverse Learners


    This course is designed to introduce students to the wide range of diversity that exists across today’s general school population.  Students will explore physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development, individual learning styles, and prior learning as well as language, culture, family and community values, and how they influence student learning.  Differentiated instructional approaches to learning and performance will be studied while focusing on the strengths and needs of diverse learners.

    Prerequisites
    EDUC-199

    Credit Hours: 1
  
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    EDUC 301 - Computer Applications for Teachers


    A course designed to equip the student with the knowledge and skills necessary to utilize computer software in the classroom as a means of improving instruction and classroom management.

    Credit Hours: 2
  
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    EDUC 302 - School Law


    An introduction to the legal issues related to American education including cases dealing with church and state relations, employment and dismissal practices, and student and teacher rights.

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    EDUC 315 - Historical, Philosophical, and Sociological Foundations of American Education


    A course designed to provide an understanding of the significance of the influence of historical, philosophical and sociological factors and trends in school administration, materials and methods of instruction and the needs of the pupil and society.  

    Prerequisites
    EDUC-199 or MUED-225

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    EDUC 361 - Special Problems in Education


    Designed specifically for the upper-division student in the field of education; learning the techniques of problem solving; conducting research and study on an individual and/or group basis.

    Prerequisites
    Permission from the Director of Teacher Education.

    Credit Hours: 1 to 3
  
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    EDUC 362 - Special Problems in Education


    Designed specifically for the upper-division student in the field of education; learning the techniques of problem solving; conducting research and study on an individual and/or group basis.

    Prerequisites
    Permission from the Director of Teacher Education.

    Credit Hours: 1 to 3
 

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