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ACC 199 Special Topics
Foundations of intellectual inquiry.  In-depth study of a substantive problem.  Letter grade only.  May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.
1-3 ACC 100 - Level
ACC 205 Introduction To Business Law
An introduction to business-related legal, regulatory, global, and ethical issues. Topics include contract law, intellectual property, employment law, business structures, and alternative dispute resolution. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ACC 200 - Level
ACC 205H Introduction To Business Law - Honors
An introduction to business-related legal, regulatory, global, and ethical issues. Topics include contract law, intellectual property, employment law, business structures, and alternative dispute resolution. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ACC 200 - Level
ACC 206 Language For Business Law
This is language- and content-enrichment course that is linked to ACC 205: Introduction to Business Law. The goal of this course is to help students better understand the language of U. S. business by reinforcing the content and concepts of ACC 205. Department consent required. Letter grade only.
3 ACC 200 - Level
ACC 255 Principles Of Accounting: Financial
Introduces theory and practice in the preparation, analysis, and interpretation of general purpose financial statements for external users. Letter grade only.
3 ACC 200 - Level SUN
ACC 256 Principles Of Accounting: Managerial
Introduces the development and analysis of accounting information for managerial planning and control. Letter grade only.
3 ACC 200 - Level SUN
ACC 299 Special Topics
In-depth study of an aspect, concept, or problem. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit.
1-3 ACC 200 - Level
ACC 300 Accounting Systems
Introduces the function, analysis, design, and operation of accounting systems. Letter grade only.
3 ACC 300 - Level
ACC 302 Cost Accounting
Introduces the compilation, analysis, and interpretation of cost-accounting information with emphasis on managerial uses for planning, control, and decision making. Letter grade only.
3 ACC 300 - Level
ACC 340 Accounting Ethics
This course is a study of accounting ethics, related professional responsibilities and their relationships with business issues. It covers the identification of ethical issues, analysis of the issues using a multiple frameworks and theories, and development of conclusions and action items to resolve those issues. Letter grade only.
3 ACC 300 - Level
ACC 355 Financial Reporting I
Current accounting objectives, principles, theory, and practice in the preparation, interpretation, and analysis of general-purpose financial statements for business entities. Letter grade only.
3 ACC 300 - Level
ACC 355H Financial Reporting I - Honors
Current accounting objectives, principles, theory, and practice in the preparation, interpretation, and analysis of general-purpose financial statements for business entities. Letter grade only.
3 ACC 300 - Level
ACC 356 Financial Reporting II
Current accounting objectives, principles, theory, and practice in the preparation, interpretation, and analysis of general-purpose financial statements for business entities. This course is a continuation of Financial Reporting I. Letter grade only.
3 ACC 300 - Level
ACC 399 Special Topics
In-depth study of an aspect, concept, or problem within a program of study. Letter grade only. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.
1-3 ACC 300 - Level
ACC 402 Advanced Cost Accounting
Emphasizes cost accounting as a highly developed device to assist in reaching objectives, stressing the planning and controlling aspects of cost accounting. Letter grade only.
3 ACC 400 - Level
ACC 405 Advanced Business Law
In-depth study of legal issues related to advising businesses from an accounting or senior management perspective, including contract law, securities law, administrative law, employment law, ethics and other legal topics. Letter grade only.
3 ACC 400 - Level
ACC 408 Fieldwork Experience
Individualized supervised field experience in an appropriate agency or organization. Cross-listed with all FCB 408s. Pass-fail only. May be repeated for an unlimited number of units. Course fee required.
1-12 ACC 400 - Level
ACC 455 Financial Reporting III
Current accounting objectives, principles, theory, and practice in the preparation, interpretation, and analysis of general purpose financial statements for business entities. This course is a continuation of Financial Reporting II. Letter grade only.
3 ACC 400 - Level
ACC 456 Governmental, Nonprofit & Noncorporate Accounting
Accounting theory, objectives, principles, and practice in the preparation, interpretation, and analysis of financial statements for governmental and other nonprofit organizations and fiduciary relationships and partnership business entities. Letter grade only.
3 ACC 400 - Level
ACC 460 Income Tax Accounting
Introduces tax concepts and tax entities, the role of federal taxation in business decision-making processes, basic tax research and tax planning techniques. Letter grade only.
3 ACC 400 - Level
ACC 466 Legislative Internship
Supervised internship in the Arizona Legislature during spring semester. Students are selected on a competitive basis, and you must apply during the fall semester. (To be eligible, you must be a candidate for a bachelor's degree and have completed all lower-division requirements and attained senior status at the end of the fall semester preceding the internship.) Registration is handled by the associate provost for academic administration after the legislature has made its final selection. Pass-fail only. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 units; not the same subject. Department consent required.
1-12 ACC 400 - Level
ACC 480 Auditing
Conceptual and practical aspects of the examination of financial statements by independent accountants, objectives and techniques of internal control; standards of presentation and disclosure in financial statements; objectives and procedures of auditing practice, statistical sampling techniques, and auditing of EDP records. Letter grade only.
3 ACC 400 - Level
ACC 485 Undergraduate Research
Individualized original research under the supervision of a research adviser.  Pass-fail only. May be repeated for up to 12 units of credit.
1-6 ACC 400 - Level
ACC 496 International Financial Reporting
International financial reporting environment, and primary differences in financial statement presentation and financial statement elements under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) versus United States Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP). Letter grade only.
1 ACC 400 - Level
ACC 496H International Financial Reporting - Honors
International financial reporting environment, and primary differences in financial statement presentation and financial statement elements under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) versus United States Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP). Letter grade only.
1 ACC 400 - Level
ACC 497 Independent Study
Individualized approach to selected topics by guided reading and critical evaluation. Department consent required. Pass-fail only. No repeat limit.  Please complete the Independent Study Proposal form and obtain signatures of approval BEFORE registering. https://policy.nau.edu/policy/Documents/Independent_Study_Form_FINAL.pdf
1-6 ACC 400 - Level
ACC 499 Contemporary Developments
Examines recent trends and investigations in a selected area.  Letter grade only. No repeat limit.
1-3 ACC 400 - Level
ACC 570 Advanced Taxes
Advanced topics in tax research; tax planning for individuals, estates and trusts, and business entities; professional tax practices and standards. Letter grade only.
3 ACC 500 - Level
ACC 580 Advanced Auditing
This course focuses on advanced auditing principles as related to publicly traded organizations, the general public, and the audit firm in general. This course is a case-based course that has selected key real-life cases, and these cases will be collectively discussed in three broad areas; (i) ethics and audit litigation (ii) audit planning and internal control structure, and (iii) substantive testing and external reporting. For each case, the presentation and class discussion will incorporate the related accounting principles and the appropriate auditing standards (PCAOB, AICPA, IFRS, FASB). Letter grade only.
3 ACC 500 - Level
ACC 590 Case Studies In Financial Reporting
Focuses on the application of accounting standards to cases from public accounting. Letter grade only.
3 ACC 500 - Level
ACC 599 Contemporary Developments
Examines recent trends and investigations in a selected area of a particular field of study. May be offered no more than three times before being submitted for a permanent course number. May be repeated for credit. Letter grade only.
1-3 ACC 500 - Level
ACC 650 Financial Reporting And Statement Analysis
Firm valuation models; accounting theory pertaining to financial reporting alternatives and issues; analysis of financial reporting pertaining to distress prediction, forecasting earnings and cash flows, and equity analysis. Letter grade only.
3 ACC 600 - Level
ACM 210 Introduction To Arts And Cultural Management
History, law, and problems associated with art and cultural organizations in the non-profit, for profit, and public sector; fund raising, grant writing, marketing/publicity, personnel management, programming, and office management. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ACM 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
ACM 308 Arts Management Practicum
Field experience in an arts organization; exposure to and practical experience in the tasks of an arts manager. Department consent required. Pass-fail only. May be repeated for up to six units of credit.
1-6 ACM 300 - Level
ACM 310 Marketing And Management Of Arts And Cultural Enterprises
Marketing of arts and cultural enterprises in the non-profit, for profit, and public sector and management of marketing processes including research, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ACM 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
ACM 350 Arts And Cultural Policy
Critically examines arts and cultural policy in contemporary arts and cultural management. It examines informal and formal public policies in arts and culture and the challenges that present themselves. Letter grade only.
3 ACM 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Ethnic Effective Writing
ACM 355 Topics In Arts And Cultural Management
This course examines selected topics in Arts and Cultural Management, such as Fundraising and Development for Businesses in the Arts, Arts Entrepreneurship, Accessibility in the Arts: Universal Design, Donor Database Management, and Experiencing Arts Management Abroad. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit.
3 ACM 300 - Level
ACM 399 Special Topics
In-depth study of an aspect, concept, or problem. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit. A specific topic may be offered under this course line no more than three times.
1-3 ACM 300 - Level
ACM 408 Fieldwork Experience
Supervised field experience in an appropriate agency or organization. Pass-fail only. May be repeated for credit. Course fee required.
1-12 ACM 400 - Level
ACM 410 Advanced Arts And Cultural Management
Principles, procedures, and problem solving in the various areas of arts management. Recommended: AM 210. Letter grade only.
3 ACM 400 - Level
ACM 497 Independent Study
Individualized approach to selected topics by guided reading and critical evaluation. Pass-fail only. No repeat limit.  Please complete the Independent Study Proposal form and obtain signatures of approval BEFORE registering. https://policy.nau.edu/policy/Documents/Independent_Study_Form_FINAL.pdf
1-6 ACM 400 - Level
ACM 499 Contemporary Developments
Examines recent trends and investigations in a selected area.  Letter grade only. No repeat limit.
1-3 ACM 400 - Level
ADM 500 Management Information Systems For Administrators
Development, management, and effective use of information systems used by small businesses with an emphasis on accounting and project management. Letter grade only.
3 ADM 500 - Level
ADM 510 Finance And Economics For Decision Making
Financial management of small businesses focusing on budgeting, critical analyses of financial reporting numbers, risk assessment, and cash flow forecasting. Letter grade only.
3 ADM 500 - Level
ADM 515 Principles Of Leadership
Introduction to general leadership theory, knowledge, and skills. This course cannot be used to fill program requirements in the Master of Business Administration. Letter grade only.
3 ADM 500 - Level
ADM 525 Leadership Skill Development
This course provides the knowledge and practice in developing essential leadership skills. These include vision/planning, decision making, communication, interpersonal/group skills, power/style, culture/climate, issue and conflict resolution, motivation, change, and evaluation. This course cannot be used to fill program requirements in the Master of Business Administration. Letter grade only.
3 ADM 500 - Level
ADM 530 Principles And Strategies Of Program Evaluation
This course serves as an introduction to contemporary program evaluation theory, methodology and issues applied to leadership and program administration. As a comprehensive review, the course will also focus upon issues in the application of program evaluation in settings that correspond to the areas of emphasis in the Master of Administration degree. Letter grade only.
3 ADM 500 - Level
ADM 540 Principles Of Administration
This course examines various approaches in the study of administration with an emphasis on practical applications. Examination of competing perspectives will help students apply critical analysis and problem-solving skills. This course cannot be used to fill program requirements in the Master of Business Administration. Letter grade only.
3 ADM 500 - Level
ADM 550 Marketing For Administrators
Practical application of marketing strategies for small firms including sales, advertising, public relations, promotions, and relationship building. Special attention is given to the influence of the marketplace on the firm's marketing mix. Letter grade only.
3 ADM 500 - Level
ADM 560 Knowledge-based Decision Making
Making knowledge-based decisions within an enterprise means acquiring clear knowledge, evaluating these data, and organizing and distributing that knowledge to have it readily available when necessary to assist in making the best decision. This course will help students make distinctions and recognize biases when working to answer questions objectively, and offers a variety of tools for making sound knowledge-based decisions. Letter grade only.
3 ADM 500 - Level
ADM 566 Legislative Internship
Supervised internship in the Arizona Legislature during spring semester. You must apply during fall semester; selection is competitive, and you must be a candidate for a graduate degree. Registration is handled by the internship coordinator after the legislature has made its final selection. Pass-fail only. No repeat limit Department consent.
1-12 ADM 500 - Level
ADM 599 Contemporary Developments
Examines recent trends and investigations in a selected area of a particular field of study. May be offered no more than three times before being submitted for a permanent course number. May be repeated for credit. Pass-fail or letter grade.
1-3 ADM 500 - Level
ADM 645 Leadership Problem Solving
This course provides the student with a systematic examination of the problem solving process, major accepted models, and application to public safety administration, government/public administration, business, military, or volunteer/non-profit agencies. This course cannot be used to fill program requirements in the Master of Business Administration. Letter grade only.
3 ADM 600 - Level
ADM 650 Leadership And Human Capital
This course provides an overview of the fundamentals of the integrated process of leadership as practiced through the effective management of human capital. This will include gaining a full understanding of the six core competencies for leadership success through the recruitment, utilization, deployment, and professional development of colleagues. Letter grade only.
3 ADM 600 - Level
ADM 655 Leading Diverse Organizational Cultures
This course examines the role leadership plays in shaping the structure and functions of diverse organizational cultures. The course compares and contrasts interdisciplinary leadership concepts, perspectives, and theories to help students apply conceptual material to practical organizational challenges arising from diverse working styles. This course cannot be used to fill program requirements in the Master of Business Administration. Letter grade only.
3 ADM 600 - Level
ADM 660 Business Law Administration
This course explores the legal considerations associated with forming and sustaining a small business with an emphasis on tax and employment law, as well as the practical considerations of working with and using legal professionals effectively. Letter grade only.
3 ADM 600 - Level
ADM 675 Leading Change
This course provides an overview of the change process, prominent change models, assessments and development in skills for leading change and planning for change in the student's respective field. This course cannot be used to fill program requirements in the Master of Business Administration. Letter grade only.
3 ADM 600 - Level
ADM 680 Strategic Management
Principles and conceptual frameworks for evaluating and formulating business strategy as well as engaging in day-to-day operations management. The Baldrige Quality Management approach will be used for business planning and assessment. Letter grade only.
3 ADM 600 - Level
ADM 689 Capstone Project
Comprehensive, synthesizing project applying the knowledge and skills learned in the courses that comprise a student's degree program. Projects must have theoretical/academic and applied components. Pass-fail only. Department consent.
3 ADM 600 - Level
ADV 207 Introduction To Advertising
Provides overview of the role and function of advertising in society. Topics include techniques, media, creative strategy, and ad execution for various media channels. Letter grade only.
3 ADV 200 - Level
ADV 208 Fieldwork Experience
Supervised field experience in an appropriate organization, for students with limited background in a discipline. Pass-Fail only. May be repeated for up to six units of credit.
1-6 ADV 200 - Level
ADV 299 Special Topics
In-depth study of an aspect, concept, or problem.  Letter grade only.  May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.
1-3 ADV 200 - Level
ADV 307 Advertising Copy And Layout
Practical application of advertising design techniques and electronic layout. Creative strategy. Intensive practice in copy writing for various media channels. Taught in a computer lab. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ADV 300 - Level
ADV 310 Advertising Media Selection
Planning, analyzing, and selecting media to advertise goods and services; determining strategies for media selection. Letter grade only.
3 ADV 300 - Level
ADV 311W Creative Advertising Strategies
Developing and implementing advertising strategies as they relate to executing a marketing plan. This course fulfills NAU's junior-level writing requirement. Letter grade only.
3 ADV 300 - Level Junior Writing Requirement Effective Writing
ADV 389 Cooperative Education
Individualized preplanned cooperative employment experience related to your field of study or career objectives. Pass-fail only.  Fee required.  May be repeated for credit. Department consent required.
1-12 ADV 300 - Level
ADV 399 Special Topics
In-depth study of an aspect, concept, or problem within a program of study. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 hours of credit.
1-3 ADV 300 - Level
ADV 408 Fieldwork Experience
Individualized supervised field experience in an appropriate agency or organization. May be repeated for credit. Department consent required. Pass-fail only. Course fee required.
1-12 ADV 400 - Level
ADV 411C Advertising Campaigns
Designing complete advertising campaigns with an emphasis on consumer research, market planning, creative production techniques, media selection, and budgeting. Letter grade only. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.
3 ADV 400 - Level Senior Capstone
ADV 411CH Advertising Campaigns - Honors
Designing complete advertising campaigns with an emphasis on consumer research, market planning, creative production techniques, media selection, and budgeting. Letter grade only. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.
3 ADV 400 - Level Senior Capstone
ADV 466 Legislative Internship
Supervised internship in the Arizona Legislature during spring semester. Students are selected on a competitive basis, and you must apply during the fall semester. (To be eligible, you must be a candidate for a bachelor's degree and have completed all lower-division requirements and attained senior status at the end of the fall semester preceding the internship.) Registration is handled by the associate provost for academic administration after the legislature has made its final selection. Pass-fail only.  May be repeated for a maximum of 12 units; not the same subject. Department consent required.
1-12 ADV 400 - Level
ADV 485 Undergraduate Research
Original research under the supervision of a research adviser. Pass-fail only.  May be repeated for up to 12 units of credit.  Department consent required.
1-6 ADV 400 - Level
ADV 497 Independent Study
Individualized approach to selected topics by guided reading and critical evaluation. Pass-fail only.  No repeat limit.  Department consent required. Please complete the Independent Study Proposal form and obtain signatures of approval BEFORE registering. https://policy.nau.edu/policy/Documents/Independent_Study_Form_FINAL.pdf
1-6 ADV 400 - Level
AHBY 210 Introduction To Human Behavior
This course explores the degrees, careers and roles in the Behavioral health field. This includes the history, roles and goals of Psychology, Social Work, Sociology and Criminology. Self-exploration and research of future career choices within the behavioral health field are part of course requirements. Research of profession based topics: understanding academic requirements, licenses, experience and marketability in today's economy. Letter grade only.
1 AHBY 200 - Level
AHBY 211 Understanding And Applying Social Science Research
This course provides an understanding of social sciences in the areas of research, principles, methods and practices. The course does not replace social statistics but rather seeks to develop an appreciation of the value of research skills; through comparing and differentiating the main ideas of existing research. Common social science and scientific writing formats are studied. Letter grade only.
1 AHBY 200 - Level
AHBY 242 Differentials In Deviant Behavior
Theories of deviance from sociological, psychological, and social work perspectives are discussed. These theoretical perspectives contribute to understanding the micro, meso and macro implications of deviant individual and group behaviors. Emphasis is given to individuals, groups, and specific behaviors and how they are labeled by society. Students will be challenged to look at their own assumptions and biases. Letter grade only.
2 AHBY 200 - Level
AHBY 243 Personality Disorders In Society Today
Students will learn about the nature and development of personality disorders by studying the similarities and distinctions between normal and pathological features of personality. The role that personality plays with regard to the causes and treatment of other kinds of mental disorders are addressed. Case studies will be evaluated to further understand the negative impact of personality disorders. Letter grade only.
1 AHBY 200 - Level
AHBY 245 Sociological Understanding Of Criminal Behavior
This course evaluates theories of criminal deviance from a sociological perspective. The most predominant literature and theory on criminology today will be considered. Topical issues of gender, mental health, media, hate crime, cyber-crime, terrorism and warfare are discussed. Course work will use peer reviewed journals to explore current research and real world global concerns facing criminologist, law enforcement and governments. Letter grade only.
1 AHBY 200 - Level
AHBY 322 Institutions, Society And Inequality
This course challenges the student to consider personal socio-political value systems through understanding present sociological and social work theories on social, economic, and political stratification, and applying theoretical models to the institutions and social systems that support ongoing stratification. This includes understanding the consequences of inequality for individuals and social groups as well as determining stratification within organizations and communities. Letter grade only.
2 AHBY 300 - Level
AHBY 323 Social Justice
This course examines fundamental elements of social justice and most prominent social justice philosophies. A compare and contrast of the basic tenants of John Rawls: A Theory of Justice, Libertarianism, and Utilitarianism of specific concepts from philosophers that directly address social justice will be critically evaluated. Students will evaluate debate and deconstruct their own values systems related to social justice. Letter grade only.
1 AHBY 300 - Level
AHBY 362 Environmental And Biological Foundations Of Human Behavior: Part 1
Analysis of behavioral theories with special regards to their relevance to individuals, families, groups, organization, institutions and communities; and the consideration of social, cultural and economic factors affecting human behavior. Letter grade only.
2 AHBY 300 - Level
AHBY 363 Environmental And Biological Foundations Of Human Behavior: Part 2
This course engages students in a dynamic understanding of the biological basis for our decision making, substance use, and mental health, learning and loving patterns. Importance of the nervous system and how the brain impacts our daily lives is explored. The societal impact of the medical model and use of psychopharmacology on adults in industrialized countries is discussed. Letter grade only.
2 AHBY 300 - Level
AHBY 392 Practice And Intervention With Couples And Families
This course will explore the fundamental theories, developmental principals and treatment modalities related to human relationships. An examination of relationships and experiences in micro and meso environments while incorporating current global social impacts of culture and technology is included. Prevalent theories and treatment for families and partners experiencing domestic violence and abuse are discussed. Generalist Social Work Practice is emphasized. Letter grade only.
2 AHBY 300 - Level
AHBY 393 Development Of Character And Successful Adults
This course integrates traditional child development theories with the most current research on how to support positive character and intellectual development. Emphasizes is placed on current collaborative research in psychology and social economics fields. Engagement in dynamic discourse about building key emotional and intellectual intelligence traits in childhood and further into adulthood are focused on. Letter grade only.
1 AHBY 300 - Level
AHBY 422 Community And Citizenship In A Global Economy
This course examines an exploration of the structures humans have developed for living together, and the benefits and problems that arise from this development. Space, place and scale will be emphasized throughout the course. Application to critical social and economic issues will be highlighted. Students will be encouraged to apply course perspectives to an occupational area of their interest. Letter grade only.
1 AHBY 400 - Level
AHBY 423 Creating Diverse Work Environments
This course engages in a discussion of diversity issues as experienced both in society at large and in the workplace. Students are encouraged to apply this knowledge to real life situations. It is important that they identify their own social location to recognize how to handle differences. Understanding and managing diversity with clients and co-workers is paramount. Letter grade only.
1 AHBY 400 - Level
AHBY 441 Addictions And Recovery
Substance abuse is a social, medical and mental health epidemic today. This course focuses on fundamental biological and social causes of substance abuse, primary impact on the individual, and the secondary impacts of substance abuse and addiction on the larger community. Methods of intervention and treatment today including Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Treatment, and 12 Step models are explored. Letter grade only.
1 AHBY 400 - Level
AHBY 451 Direct Practice And Documentation
This course prepares students for employment in the human behavior profession. Developing students' knowledge of documentation skills such as intake, assessment, service plan development models, record-keeping, interventions, continuity of care, and follow up, confidentiality, coordination, and termination of client care. Legal and ethical issues associated with client engagement along with strategies for addressing these legal challenges are discussed. Letter grade only.
1 AHBY 400 - Level
AHBY 461 Crisis And Trauma In Clinical Settings
This course assists students in understanding and applying evidence based practice in crisis and trauma settings. Students have the opportunity to learn about the most current DSM-V diagnoses, distinguish between acute trauma and post-traumatic stress diagnoses and best practice interventions. Students will be challenged to perceive trauma and the people who experience trauma through a holistic lens. Letter grade only.
1 AHBY 400 - Level
AIS 101 Introduction To Indigenous Studies
Surveys concepts, methods, and content relevant to Applied Indigenous Studies, using examples from diverse indigenous cultures. This course demonstrates the interdependence of social, political, religious, and economic aspects of indigenous experience, processes that are best understood through interdisciplinary study. Letter grade only.
3 AIS 100 - Level Cultural Understanding and Ethnic Effective Writing
AIS 201 American Indian Expression
Examines different forms of American Indian expression that reflect living cultures and traditions. Particular attention will be given to the ways in which expressive forms function in Native communities in the past and present. Letter grade only.
3 AIS 200 - Level Cultural Understanding and Ethnic Effective Writing
AIS 202 Roots Of Federal American Indian Policy
Surveys basic concepts and ideologies surrounding modern U.S. federal Indian policy, emphasizing stereotypes, historical controversies, and cultural differences. Letter grade only.
3 AIS 200 - Level Social and Political Worlds and Ethnic Oral Communication
AIS 210 Current American Indian Government
Provides overview of the development of modern tribal governments, their powers, and the problems they face; includes historical examination of North American indigenous societies. Cross-listed with POS 210. Letter grade only.
3 AIS 200 - Level Cultural Understanding and Ethnic Critical Thinking
AIS 230 Tribal Administration
This course introduces students to the topic of administration in the context of American Indian Tribal Nations within the United States. The course examines the similarities between public administration and tribal administration, the unique aspects and challenges of administration within tribal nations, and recent developments in tribal administration. Students will explore and write responses to authentic and hypothetical case studies. Letter grade only.
3 AIS 200 - Level
AIS 232 Museums And American Indians: Collecting, Displaying, And Repatriating Indigenous Cultures
Introduction to museum anthropology and current developments in tribal and non-tribal museums, with special attention to ideology of display and politics of repatriation. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 AIS 200 - Level
AIS 250 Exercising Sovereignty: Indigenous Athletes, Sports And Society
This course explores the intersection of both historical and contemporary Indigenous athletes and sport. It examines how sport is grounded in culture and community and mirrors a unique connection with the assertion of sovereignty and Indigenous identity. This course offers a broad perspective on the history and significance of Indigenous athletes, exploring their lives and careers and recording their accomplishments on the playing field as well as their endeavors outside of sport. Letter grade only.
3 AIS 200 - Level Cultural Understanding and Ethnic Critical Thinking
AIS 255 Gender And Indigenous Representation
Examines the relationship and negotiation of gender and culture as they are represented within and concerning Indigenous peoples/communities. We will focus on U.S. forms of representation in popular experiences, e.g., literature, film, media. Cross-listed with ES 255. Letter grade only.
3 AIS 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Ethnic Critical Thinking
AIS 290 Foundations Of Indigenous Environmental Justice: Law, Policy And Movements
This course examines perspectives on environmental justice, the history of the environmental justice movement, policy and law, contemporary issues, and current struggles of indigenous peoples for environmental justice worldwide. Letter grade only.
3 AIS 200 - Level
AIS 299 Special Topics
In-depth study of an aspect, concept, or problem.  Letter grade only.  May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.
1-3 AIS 200 - Level
AIS 301W Communication Skills For Applied Indigenous Studies
This is the required junior-level writing course for AIS students. It assists students with developing the communication skills needed by professionals working in indigenous communities and organizations. Students will develop skills in writing any of the following: policy, business plans, environmental impact statements, research reports, grants, and other documents as required. They will also develop oral and non-verbal communication skills which will focus on culturally sensitive communication. Letter grade only.
3 AIS 300 - Level Junior Writing Requirement Effective Writing
AIS 304 Indigenous-state Relations: Comparative Global Contexts
As a critical approach to the study of Federal Indian Law, this course will examine the basic principles of Indian Law in the United States in a comparative context, utilizing both other British-influenced legal systems (Canada, New Zealand, Australia) as well as those of other former colonial powers, such as Spain and France. The course would include an introduction to Federal Indian Law as usually conceived. Letter grade only.
3 AIS 300 - Level Social and Political Worlds and Global Critical Thinking
AIS 310 Sounding Resistance In Indian Country
An examination of the ways in which music has fueled American Indian resistance, from Red Power of the 1960s and 70s to the present. Letter grade only.
3 AIS 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
AIS 320 American Indian Politics And Policy
Examines the development of political and policy relationships between Native American nations and the U.S government, using a political, social, economic, and cultural context. Cross-listed with POS 320. Letter grade only.
3 AIS 300 - Level Cultural Understanding Critical Thinking
AIS 325 "Sister Nation": Indigenous Women In The U.s.
This course focuses on a deeper theoretical and an applied understanding of how Indigenous women understand themselves, their communities, and responsibilities. We utilize and demand a comprehension of Western and Indigenous knowledge systems. Cross-listed with ES 325 and WGS 325. Letter grade only.
3 AIS 300 - Level Cultural Understanding and Ethnic Critical Thinking
AIS 350 Research Issues In Applied Indigenous Studies
The course introduces students to the ideological, political, and practical issues involved in managing and conducting research with indigenous communities. Letter grade only.
3 AIS 300 - Level
AIS 390 Indigenous Knowledge
This course will explore the variety, depth, and practical applications of Indigenous knowledge by integrating perspectives from diverse sources, including NAU Traditional Knowledge Scholars as well as cultural experts from Indigenous communities throughout Arizona. Letter grade only.
3 AIS 300 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Oral Communication
AIS 395 Tribal Environmental Management
This course examines the various aspects of environmental management within American Indian tribal governments, including regulations, laws, policies and programs particular to environmental management in a tribal administrative setting. Students will explore environmental issues common in tribal communities, American Indian reservations and Indian Country (as defined by federal law), and unique jurisdictional aspects of managing environmental programs on tribal lands. Letter grade only.
3 AIS 300 - Level
AIS 399 Special Topics
In-depth study of an aspect, concept, or problem within a program of study. Letter grade only. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.
1-3 AIS 300 - Level
AIS 404 Indigenous Nation-building I
This course teaches the theory of policy development in Indian Country, exploring critical nation-building issues confronting Indigenous peoples in North America. With a primary focus on Native peoples in the United States, this course will examine multi-dimensional settings that confront Native societies and their social, cultural, political, educational, and economic leaders. Letter grade only.
3 AIS 400 - Level
AIS 408 Fieldwork Experience
Individualized supervised field experience in an appropriate agency or organization. Involves providing reports for a cooperating tribe or agency. Pass-fail only. May be repeated for credit. Department consent required.
1-12 AIS 400 - Level
AIS 450 Indian Health: Issues In Health Care, Promotion And Policy
This seminar addresses healthcare systems, policy and health conditions unique to Native Americans. Students study environmentally related illness and health environments as a whole. The class will consider innovative healing and illness prevention strategies. Letter grade only.
3 AIS 400 - Level
AIS 460 Applied Indigenous Cultural Resource Management
This course explores the developments in the working relationships of Indigenous peoples and archeologists in cultural resource management (CRM). Tribal CRM strategies and case studies across Indian country will be reviewed. Cross-listed with ANT 460. Letter grade only.
3 AIS 400 - Level US Ethnic Diversity
AIS 470 Traditional Ethno-biological Knowledge Of Indigenous Peoples
This course addresses traditional ethno-biological knowledge of wild foragers and farmers, and explores case studies of indigenous communities interacting with parks, endangered species regulators and environmentalists. Letter grade only.
3 AIS 400 - Level
AIS 490C Indigenous Nation-building II
Involves a senior capstone project that applies the concepts of capacity-building for indigenous nations in the current era. Letter grade only.
3 AIS 400 - Level Senior Capstone
AIS 497 Independent Study
Individualized approach to selected topics by guided reading and critical evaluation.  Pass-fail only. No repeat limit.  Please complete the Independent Study Proposal form and obtain signatures of approval BEFORE registering. https://policy.nau.edu/policy/Documents/Independent_Study_Form_FINAL.pdf
1-6 AIS 400 - Level
AIS 499 Contemporary Developments
Examines recent trends and investigations in a selected area.  Letter grade only. No repeat limit.    
1-3 AIS 400 - Level
AIS 503 Indigenous Nation Building: Issues Of Leadership, Strategic Thinking, Governance, Culture & Devt
This course explores critical nation-building issues confronting Indigenous peoples in North America, with a primary focus on Native peoples in the United States. Students will examine current Indigenous institutions of self-government, assess policies of Indigenous and non-Indigenous governments, and assess capacity building methods for effective governance. Students will describe augmenting leadership skills, knowledge, and abilities for nation building. Letter grade only.
3 AIS 500 - Level
AIS 504 Global Indigenous Law And Policy
This course will provide an overview of the contemporary state of Indigenous peoples, and will describe and explain the history of Indigenous peoples in International Law and Policy as well as human rights. The course takes an interdisciplinary approach by exploring the legal history of colonization theory from Aboriginal Title (Doctrine of Discovery) to the contemporary United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. Letter grade only.
3 AIS 500 - Level
AIS 530 Tribal Administration And Human Resource Management
This course explores the topic of administration in the context of American Indian nations in the U.S., similarities between public administration and tribal administration, and the unique challenges of administration and human resources management within Indigenous nations. The seminar explores Indigenous-based strategic planning Students also examine trends and developments within the context of human resources administration and management. Letter grade only.
3 AIS 500 - Level
AIS 550 Tribal Financial Management, Economic Development And Entrepreneurship
This course examines Tribal Financial Management, Economic Development and Entrepreneurship from a systems approach and applied concepts of tribal sustainability. Students will explore Tribal Financial Management in Indigenous communities and American Indian governments and unique aspects of managing the nexus between financial management, economic development and Indigenous entrepreneurship in an applied context. Letter grade only.
3 AIS 500 - Level
AIS 585 Tribal Environmental Management
This course examines the various aspects of environmental management within American Indian nations' governments, including regulations, laws, policies and programs particular to environmental management in a tribal administrative setting. Students will explore environmental issues in tribal communities, components of tribal environmental management plans, federal requirements for tribal environmental programs, strategic planning, and jurisdictional issues within environmental programs on tribal lands.. Letter grade only.
3 AIS 500 - Level
AIS 590 Indigenous Nation Building: Theory Into Practice
This applied, service-learning course focuses on some of the major issues Indigenous nations and organizations face as they seek to assert rights of self-determination in the 21st Century. It provides in-depth, hands-on exposure to Indigenous development issues, including: sovereignty, economic development, constitutional reform, leadership, health and social welfare, land and water rights, culture and language, religious freedom, and education. Letter grade only.
3 AIS 500 - Level
ANT 101 Humankind Emerging
Introduces human evolution, primates, fossil hominids, race, population genetics, and the development of culture. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ANT 100 - Level Science and Applied Science Scientific Inquiry
ANT 102 Exploring Cultures
Introduces diverse cultures, focusing on technology, social organization, and ideology of hunter-gatherer, horticultural, agricultural, pastoral, industrial, and post-industrial societies around the world, with primary emphasis on non-western societies. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ANT 100 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Critical Thinking
ANT 102H Exploring Cultures - Honors
Introduces diverse cultures, focusing on technology, social organization, and ideology of hunter-gatherer, horticultural, agricultural, pastoral, industrial, and post-industrial societies around the world, with primary emphasis on non-western societies. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ANT 100 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Critical Thinking
ANT 103 Culture In Communication
Offers a comparative global perspective on communicative forms, especially languages, as systems of social signs. Primary emphasis on case studies are from non-western societies. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ANT 100 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Critical Thinking
ANT 104 Lost Tribes And Buried Cities
An archaeological window on the rise and fall of the most spectacular cultures of the ancient past. Explores the ancient foundations of culture diversity among a variety of prehistoric civilizations including the Aztec, Maya, Shang China, Stonehenge, Iraq, and Iran. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ANT 100 - Level Social and Political Worlds and Global Critical Thinking
ANT 104H Lost Tribes And Buried Cities - Honors
An archaeological window on the rise and fall of the most spectacular cultures of the ancient past. Explores the ancient foundations of cultural diversity among a variety of prehistoric civilizations including the Aztec, Maya, Shang China, Stonehenge, Iraq, and Iran. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ANT 100 - Level Social and Political Worlds and Global Critical Thinking
ANT 105 Anthropology Today: Global Issues
An introduction to the field of anthropology and the application of anthropological approaches to the understanding of contemporary global issues, with particular emphasis on non-western societies and their cultures, histories, and differences.  The course focuses on a different issue each semester. Letter grade only. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.
3 ANT 100 - Level Social and Political Worlds Oral Communication
ANT 105H Anthropology Today: Global Issues - Honors
An introduction to the field of anthropology and the application of anthropological approaches to the understanding of contemporary global issues, with particular emphasis on non-western societies and their cultures, histories, and differences.  The course focuses on a different issue each semester. Letter grade only. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.
3 ANT 100 - Level Social and Political Worlds Oral Communication
ANT 106 The Art Of Ancient Technology
Hands-on course examining the constraints ancient technologies placed on prehistoric artisans. Explores the interface between arts, culture, and nature as artists respond to technological developments. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Scientific Inquiry
ANT 109 Anthropology Of Sports: Ancient And Modern Sports In Cross-cultural Perspective
Explores ancient and modern sports from the viewpoints of anthropology. Topics include definitions; evolution, form, and capabilities of the human body; anthropological theories of sports; ancient sports; and modern sports. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 100 - Level
ANT 199 Special Topics
Foundations of intellectual inquiry.  In-depth study of substantive problem.  Letter grade only.  May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.
1-3 ANT 100 - Level
ANT 199H Special Topics - Honors
Foundations of intellectual inquiry.  In-depth study of substantive problem.  Letter grade only.  May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.
1-3 ANT 100 - Level
ANT 205 Native Peoples Of North America
Ethnographic survey of Indigenous societies in the United States and Canada, their cultural and linguistic development, and their current status. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ANT 200 - Level Cultural Understanding and Ethnic Critical Thinking
ANT 206 Ancient North Americans: The Prehistoric Legacy
From the earliest Ice Age hunters through European contact, the course traces the development of a mosaic of indigenous cultures and explores their contributions to American democracy. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 200 - Level Cultural Understanding and Ethnic Critical Thinking
ANT 211 The Anthropology Of Everyday Life
In this introductory level anthropology course, students will conduct observations and analyses of everyday life and "college culture," uncovering the worldviews that define our sense of self, values and relationships. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 200 - Level Cultural Understanding Scientific Inquiry
ANT 211H Anthropology Of Everyday Life - Honors
In this introductory level anthropology course, students will conduct observations and analyses of everyday life and "college culture," uncovering the worldviews that define our sense of self, values and relationships. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 200 - Level Cultural Understanding Scientific Inquiry
ANT 215 Connecting Across Cultures
This course uses ethnographic methods, readings, and film, along with interpersonal encounters among students in class, to examine cross-cultural variation and similarity. In this mixed nationality class, western and non-western student partners are paired and use their partnerships to explore a range of cultural topics. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 200 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Critical Thinking
ANT 250 Doing Archaeology
Method, theory, goals, and history of archaeology as a sub-discipline of anthropology. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 200 - Level Science and Applied Science Scientific Inquiry
ANT 253 Aztec, Maya And Their Predecessors
Archaeological exploration of the development of complex societies in Mesoamerica, with emphasis on subsistence and technological factors that shaped socio-political development and collapse. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 200 - Level Social and Political Worlds and Global Critical Thinking
ANT 255 Murder, Mayhem And Madness: The Development Of Forensic Science In Cultural And Historical Context
An anthropological exploration of the development of forensic science in conjunction with changing cultural attitudes and influences on violent crime, public execution, torture, criminals, and treatment of the "criminally insane." Includes the study of serial and mass murderers using case studies from the Ancient World to Modern society, viewed through the lens of gender, age, social class, and ethnicity. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 200 - Level Cultural Understanding Scientific Inquiry
ANT 270 Human Origins
This course reconstructs the paleobiology of human ancestors and their related primate relatives. Since human paleontology relies on diverse data sets from an array of related disciplines, we will integrate anatomy, archaeology, ecology, and geology into a framework for understanding human ancestors through lectures, discussion, and a required hands-on lab. 3 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
4 ANT 200 - Level
ANT 271 Human Biological Variation
Evolutionary trends in modern humans, biology of contemporary population, population genetics. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ANT 200 - Level Science and Applied Science Scientific Inquiry
ANT 299 Special Topics
In-depth study of an aspect, concept, or problem. Letter grade only. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.
1-3 ANT 200 - Level
ANT 299H Special Topics - Honors
In-depth study of an aspect, concept, or problem.  Letter grade only.  May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.
1-3 ANT 200 - Level
ANT 301 Peoples Of The World
Globalization and its impact on peoples of the world. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ANT 300 - Level Social and Political Worlds and Global Critical Thinking
ANT 301H Peoples Of The World - Honors
Globalization and its impact on peoples of the world. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ANT 300 - Level Social and Political Worlds and Global Scientific Inquiry
ANT 302 World Area Studies
Anthropology of selected areas, including contemporary societies in Asia, Africa, Oceania, and other regions of the world. Letter grade only. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.
3 ANT 300 - Level
ANT 303 Peoples Of Latin America
Indian and folk societies of Latin America. Topic-oriented course focuses on technology, social organization, and ideology of contemporary peoples using selected case studies. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ANT 300 - Level Social and Political Worlds and Global Critical Thinking
ANT 305 Folklore Of The World: Anthropological Perspectives
A cross-cultural, global survey of contemporary folklore of the world. Case Studies emphasize non-western societies, including Southeast Asia, Australian Aborigines, Maya, and Celtic subcultures of Europe. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 300 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Effective Writing
ANT 306 Peoples Of The Southwest
Introduces the greater Southwest as a major world culture area, including recent and contemporary peoples, the nature of multi-ethnic society, current directions of change, and pockets of persistence. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ANT 300 - Level Social and Political Worlds and Ethnic Critical Thinking
ANT 306H Peoples Of The Southwest - Honors
Introduces the greater Southwest as a major world culture area, including recent and contemporary peoples, the nature of multi-ethnic society, current directions of change, and pockets of persistence. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ANT 300 - Level Social and Political Worlds and Ethnic Critical Thinking
ANT 309W Cultural Anthropology
Surveys the major theoretical, methodological, and empirical foundations of cultural anthropology. This course fulfills NAU's junior-level writing requirement. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 300 - Level Junior Writing Requirement Effective Writing
ANT 329 Language In Society
Surveys the role of language in society and culture as well as methods of analyzing speech events as socio-cultural phenomena. Required for major. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 300 - Level
ANT 340 Music In Culture
This is a course in ethnomusicology--the anthropology of music, focusing on what music means to different peoples worldwide. Students will compare musical forms, approaches, and uses cross-culturally. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 300 - Level Global Diversity
ANT 350 Ancient Civilizations: The Roots Of Cultural Diversity
Comparative study of the origins and growth of civilizations in ancient Egypt, Iraq, India, Pakistan, China, Mexico, and Peru. Case studies are drawn from the Sumerians, Egyptians, Harappans, Shang, Inca, Maya, and Aztec. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 300 - Level Social and Political Worlds and Global Critical Thinking
ANT 350H Ancient Civilizations: The Roots Of Cultural Diversity - Honors
Comparative study of the origins and growth of civilizations in ancient Egypt, Iraq, India, Pakistan, China, Mexico, and Peru. Case studies are drawn from the Sumerians, Egyptians, Harappans, Shang, Inca, Maya, and Aztec. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 300 - Level Social and Political Worlds and Global Critical Thinking
ANT 351 Southwestern Archaeology
Origins, characteristics, and relationships of the prehistoric cultures of the American Southwest. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ANT 300 - Level Social and Political Worlds and Ethnic Critical Thinking
ANT 351H Southwestern Archaeology - Honors
Origins, characteristics, and relationships of the prehistoric cultures of the American Southwest. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 300 - Level Social and Political Worlds and Ethnic Critical Thinking
ANT 355 Archaeology Of Rock Art
Explore aesthetics, science, interpretation, ethics, management, and conservation of rock engravings and paintings worldwide. We contrast western and non-western modes of interpretation, understandings of landscape, and ethics of site management, focusing on indigenous perspectives in the Americas, Australia, and Africa. 3 hrs. lecture; 3 hrs. lab, including field trips. Prerequisites: junior, senior, or graduate status; at least one upper-division or graduate course in anthropology, art history, AIS, or recreation management; and successful completion of liberal studies writing requirements. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ANT 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Global Critical Thinking
ANT 359W Proseminar In Archaeology
Method and theory in archaeology; lab experience with major materials classes. Required for major. This course fulfills NAU's junior-level writing requirement. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ANT 300 - Level Junior Writing Requirement Effective Writing
ANT 365 Public Archaeology
The practice of archaeology involves the wider public. This course discusses cultural resource/heritage management in the U.S. and worldwide; engages with current developments in public archaeology; and defines best practices of public archaeology, including balancing multiple interests while presenting archaeological research to wider audiences and facilitating non-professional participation in research. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 300 - Level
ANT 370 Human Ecology
General survey of ecological relationships and the cultural environment as these affect human behavior, demographic characteristics, and variations in human types, past and present, including discussion of current issues and future prospects of human population development, and practical applications of current knowledge. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 300 - Level Social and Political Worlds Scientific Inquiry
ANT 377 Anthropology Of Race: Human Physical Variation And Its Cultural Interpretation
Explores the topics of race and worldwide human physical variation from the viewpoints of anthropology. Critically evaluates typological vs. population approaches to understanding the full range of worldwide human variation. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 300 - Level Science and Applied Science Scientific Inquiry
ANT 379 Biological Anthropology
In-depth survey of topics and methods in physical anthropology: paleoanthropology, primate ecology, method and theory. Required for major. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ANT 300 - Level
ANT 389 Cooperative Education
Individualized preplanned cooperative employment experience related to your field of study or career objectives.  Pass-fail only. May be repeated for credit.
1-12 ANT 300 - Level
ANT 390 Cultural Simulation
An introduction to the simulations in anthropology used to explore human cultures and cultural dynamics. Variable credit: 3 hrs. lecture (4 if lab is included). Letter grade only. May be repeated for a maximum of 8 units.
3-4 ANT 300 - Level
ANT 399 Special Topics
In-depth study of an aspect, concept, or problem within a program of study. Letter grade only. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.
1-3 ANT 300 - Level
ANT 399H Special Topics - Honors
In-depth study of an aspect, concept, or problem within a program of study. Letter grade only. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.
1-3 ANT 300 - Level
ANT 404 Women In Contemporary Cultures
Cross-cultural, global approach to the study of the roles of women in various cultures. Case studies emphasize non-western societies including Polynesia, Africa, and Latin America. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 400 - Level Global Diversity
ANT 406 Contemporary Native America
Inquiry into the adaptation of Native American societies to U.S. culture. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 400 - Level US Ethnic Diversity
ANT 407C Applying Anthropology
Introduction to theory and practice with an emphasis on conceptual models, areas of specialization, methodology, and ethics of involvement. Required for major. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ANT 400 - Level Senior Capstone Critical Thinking|Oral Communication
ANT 407CH Applying Anthropology - Honors
Introduction to theory and practice with an emphasis on conceptual models, areas of specialization, methodology, and ethics of involvement. Required for major. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ANT 400 - Level Senior Capstone Critical Thinking|Oral Communication
ANT 408 Fieldwork Experience
Supervised field experience in an appropriate agency or organization. Pass-fail only. May be repeated for credit. Department consent required.
1-12 ANT 400 - Level
ANT 409 Symbol, Myth And Ritual: Anthropological Approaches
Anthropological theories of religion, cross-cultural comparisons of belief systems, myths, rituals, magic, witchcraft, ritual healing in both western and non-western cultures. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 400 - Level Global Diversity
ANT 409H Symbol, Myth And Ritual: Anthropological Approaches - Honors
Anthropological theories of religion, cross-cultural comparisons of belief systems, myths, rituals, magic, witchcraft, ritual healing in both western and non-western cultures. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 400 - Level Global Diversity
ANT 410 Human Osteology
This course provides an anthropological introduction to the concepts and methods used in the analysis of human skeletal remains from forensic and archaeological contexts. In a hands-on context, students will be able to identify and assess human skeletal remains. Students will be expected to discuss and evaluate academic materials that discuss NAGPRA, forensic anthropology, and bioarchaeology. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ANT 400 - Level
ANT 411 Zooarchaeology
This course provides hands-on practical experiences with animal bone identification, summary and quantification of faunal data, and in-depth study of the theories and methods used in zooarchaeology. Students will ascertain how faunal remains assist with reconstruction and analysis of human behaviors throughout time and explore the relationships between humans and animals archaeologically. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ANT 400 - Level
ANT 414 Anthropological Life Histories
Skills in collecting life histories and diverse approaches to analysis, based on one hundred years of anthropological research using this method. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 400 - Level
ANT 430 Forensic Archaeology: Methods, Concepts And Crime Scene Protocols
Course focuses on forensic archaeological field methods, theories, protocols, medico-legal terms and concepts, history and role of forensic archaeology in processing outdoor crime scene, mass casualty, missing persons, and human rights violation sites. Students will work with simulated clandestine burials, body scatters and replica bones for hands-on experience with search, excavation, mapping, and documentation of a body recovery site. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ANT 400 - Level
ANT 460 Applied Indigenous Cultural Resource Management
This course explores the developments in the working relationships of Indigenous peoples and archaeologists in cultural resource management (CRM). Tribal CRM strategies and case studies across Indian country will be reviewed. Cross-listed as AIS 460. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 400 - Level US Ethnic Diversity
ANT 465 Indigenous Perspectives In Anthropology
This course provides a history of the relationship between anthropologists and indigenous peoples that contextualizes contemporary indigenous perspectives in anthropology. Work by indigenous anthropologists is highlighted throughout the course. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 400 - Level
ANT 465H Indigenous Perspectives In Anthropology - Honors
This course provides a history of the relationship between anthropologists and indigenous peoples that contextualizes contemporary indigenous perspectives in anthropology. Work by indigenous anthropologists is highlighted throughout the course. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 400 - Level
ANT 480 Medical Anthropology
An introduction to the subfield of medical anthropology. Emphasis is placed on examining the intersections of culture, health, and disease. Topics include illness experiences, biocultural perspectives, evolution and health, political-economic and social determinates of health, global health, and the application of anthropological methods to studying health and disease. Co-convenes w/ ANT 580. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 400 - Level
ANT 485 Undergraduate Research
Original research under the supervision of a research adviser. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 12 units of credit.  Department consent required.
1-6 ANT 400 - Level
ANT 497 Independent Study
Individualized approach to selected topics by guided reading and critical evaluation. Letter grade only. No repeat limit. Department consent required. Please complete the Independent Study Proposal form and obtain signatures of approval BEFORE registering. https://policy.nau.edu/policy/Documents/Independent_Study_Form_FINAL.pdf
1-6 ANT 400 - Level
ANT 499 Contemporary Developments
Examines recent trends and investigations in a selected area of a particular major field of study. Letter grade only. No repeat limit.  
1-3 ANT 400 - Level
ANT 501 Food And Culture
The nature of food in a cultural setting is explored. Food and cooking are extremely social providing an innovative avenue towards understanding culture, especially social and gender relations. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 500 - Level
ANT 509 Spatial Archaeology
Provides extensive and intensive experience in spatial analysis in anthropology and archaeology. Students learn to develop, analyze, and produce professional-level spatial research on archaeological data sets. Students also acquire a solid understanding of database development and spatial analytical and landscape theory in archaeology. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 500 - Level
ANT 511 Introduction To Anthropological Fieldwork
Integrated approach to anthropological fieldwork with varying emphases on archaeology and ethnology depending on the field problem. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3-6 ANT 500 - Level
ANT 514 Linguistic Anthropology Lab
Students analyze their own linguistic anthropology data in collaborative laboratory environment. Those taking the course for two units make an hour-long formal presentation. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 16 units of credit. Instructor consent. Course fee required.
1-3 ANT 500 - Level
ANT 517 Southwestern Archaeology
Archaeology of the American Southwest from the arrival of people to the early historic period. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 500 - Level
ANT 521 Research Ethics, Community Research, And Vulnerable Populations
This course covers principles and practical application for conducting research and/or disseminating research in community settings and among vulnerable or diverse populations. Students will explore basic ethical principles and dilemmas in vulnerable populations; mechanisms for identifying and resolving ethical dilemmas; exploration of and resolution of a current ethical problem in research among minority, vulnerable and community groups. Letter grade only.
1 ANT 500 - Level
ANT 522 Research Ethics In Cross-cultural And International Contexts
The course covers theory and application of research principles for cross-cultural and international ethics research. The course includes cross-cultural and international research projects; the ethics guidelines for protecting people from physical, social or psychological harm, mechanisms for identifying and resolving ethical dilemmas; practical exploration and resolution of current ethical problems in cross-cultural and international research. Letter grade only.
1 ANT 500 - Level
ANT 524 Cultural Resource Management
History, legislation, and procedures of managing prehistoric and historic cultural resources, including archaeological conservation and mitigation, preparation and review of proposals, and reporting requirements. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ANT 500 - Level
ANT 548 Anthropology Of Development
Anthropological perspectives on development, underdevelopment, and the introduction of socioeconomic change in non-industrial and newly industrializing societies. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ANT 500 - Level
ANT 552 Ceramic Analysis
Methods and techniques used to analyze archaeological ceramics to interpret technology, economics, function, chronology, formation processes, and social interaction. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ANT 500 - Level
ANT 555 Lithic Analysis
Theoretical and methodological approaches to the analysis of archaeological lithic materials emphasizing hands-on experience in analytical and manufacturing techniques. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ANT 500 - Level
ANT 556 Anthropology Of Gender
Critically evaluates evidence for evolution of sex differences, sexual divisions of labor, social constructions of gender, and gender hierarchies from prehistory to the present. Letter grade only. Prerequisites: undergraduate anthropology major or minor or women's studies minor plus enrollment in anthropology graduate program or at least one previous graduate anthropology course.
3 ANT 500 - Level
ANT 557 Rock Art And Cultural Heritage
Rock art sites provide an important line of archaeological evidence for past lifeways, are important cultural and sacred sites, and appealing places for heritage and ecotourism. This course focuses on documenting, managing, and interpreting rock art and other heritage sites worldwide, with an emphasis on collaborative research and management with local communities. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ANT 500 - Level
ANT 568 Quantitative Research Methods
Emphasizes quantitative ethnological theory and method. Explores a variety of techniques and their rationale for designing and evaluating anthropological research with a problem-oriented focus. Prerequisite: statistics. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ANT 500 - Level
ANT 569 Ethnographic Research Methods
Intensive, in-depth, direct naturalistic observation for the discovery and description of culture. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ANT 500 - Level
ANT 580 Medical Anthropology
An introduction to the sub-field of medical anthropology. Emphasis is placed on examining the intersections of culture, health, and disease. Topics include illness experiences, bio-cultural perspectives, evolution and health, political-economic and social determinates of health, global health, and the application of anthropological methods to studying health and disease. Co-convenes with ANT 480. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 500 - Level
ANT 581 Language, Power And Medicine
Cross-cultural exploration of power relationships between language, clinical encounters, and medical research and publication in which patients are healed or alienated and medical entities are socially constructed as real. Letter grade only. Prerequisite: ANT 102 or the equivalent and Senior Status or higher.
3 ANT 500 - Level
ANT 597 Reading For Comprehensive Exam
Preparation for comprehensive examination. Pass-fail only. No repeat limit.
1-9 ANT 500 - Level
ANT 599 Contemporary Developments
Examines recent trends and investigations in a selected area of a particular field of study. May be offered no more than three times before being submitted for a permanent course number. May be repeated for credit. Letter grade only.
1-3 ANT 500 - Level
ANT 600 Anthropological Theory
Nature and history of theory in anthropology. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 600 - Level
ANT 603 Applied Anthropology
Anthropological methods and principles applied to problems of cross-cultural communication and sociocultural change; directed socio-cultural change, community development, medical anthropology, and other topics. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ANT 600 - Level
ANT 605 Pre-thesis Seminar
Development of skills and knowledge necessary for planning, organizing, and carrying out thesis research in anthropology. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ANT 600 - Level
ANT 607 Pre-internship Seminar
Preparation for internship. Includes training in developing, presenting, and evaluating position papers, proposals, and work plans; literature search and use of secondary data; ethics and professional development for work outside academia. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ANT 600 - Level
ANT 608 Fieldwork Experience
Applied track internship. Pass-fail only. May be repeated for up to 12 units of credit. Department consent required.
1-12 ANT 600 - Level
ANT 609 Post-internship Seminar
Emphasizes preparing and presenting internship reports and developing skills in report writing and presentation. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ANT 600 - Level
ANT 612 Ethics In Anthropological Research
Explores ethical principles and dilemmas encountered in anthropological research. Includes principles for protecting humans in research and a model for resolving ethical dilemmas in anthropological research. Letter grade only. Prerequisite: graduate status plus 6 hours of anthropology coursework, or instructor's consent.
3 ANT 600 - Level
ANT 614 Ethnography Of Communication
Theoretical models of "comparative speaking," treating communicative events as systems of social activity analyzed in relation to cultural contexts. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 600 - Level
ANT 615 Southwest Ethnology: Pueblo
Surveys Southwest Pueblo Indian cultures and their immediate historical antecedents. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ANT 600 - Level
ANT 635 Archaeological Theory
Examines the primary theoretical approaches and goals that structure archaeological practice. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 600 - Level
ANT 636 Archaeological Methods And Inference
Provides extensive and intensive experience in the application of archaeological methods for gathering and analyzing archaeological data. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ANT 600 - Level
ANT 639 Anthropology Of American Culture
Surveys American culture, specifically organizations, politics, bureaucracy, and ideology, from an anthropological perspective. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 600 - Level
ANT 685 Graduate Research
Individualized directed research on selected topics. Letter grade only. No repeat limit. Department consent required.
1-6 ANT 600 - Level
ANT 697 Independent Study
Individualized directed study on selected topics. No more than 3 hours may be included on a master's program in education. Letter grade only. No repeat limit. Department consent required. Please complete the Independent Study Proposal form and obtain signatures of approval BEFORE registering. https://policy.nau.edu/policy/Documents/Independent_Study_Form_FINAL.pdf
1-3 ANT 600 - Level
ANT 698 Graduate Seminar
Reading and discussion on selected advanced topics. Letter grade or pass-fail, depending on department policy. Department consent required.
1-3 ANT 600 - Level
ANT 699 Thesis
Individualized directed research, writing, and oral defense of selected thesis topic. Pass-fail only. Department Consent. Prerequisite: Admission to master's program.
1-9 ANT 600 - Level
ANT 714 Advanced Seminar In Linguistic Anthropology
Advanced theoretical and methodological readings in linguistic anthropology will be applied in a final research project resulting in a paper publishable in a peer-review journal. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 700 - Level
ARB 101 First Year Arabic
Introduces the basic skills: comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Fundamentals of grammar, basic vocabulary, conversation, and culture through a variety of approaches. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
4 ARB 100 - Level Cultural Understanding Oral Communication
ARB 102 First Year Arabic
Continuation of ARB 101. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
4 ARB 100 - Level Cultural Understanding Oral Communication
ARB 201 Second Year Arabic
Designed to consolidate and increase basic skills: comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Expansion of communicative skills, vocabulary and cultural awareness with particular emphasis on speaking. Continuation of ARB 101 and 102. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
4 ARB 200 - Level Cultural Understanding Oral Communication
ARB 202 Second Year Arabic
Designed to consolidate and increase basic skills: comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Expansion of communicative skills, vocabulary, and cultural awareness with particular emphasis on speaking. Continuation of ARB 101, 102, and 201. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
4 ARB 200 - Level Cultural Understanding Oral Communication
ARB 223 Intermediate Study Abroad
Intermediate academic study in Arabic language, history and culture. Available only at the study abroad site in Meknes, Morocco every other year. The course requires beginner level Arabic to be able to navigate the language and the culture in Morocco. Contact the Arabic instructor at the Department of Global Languages and Cultures for more information. Letter grade only.
4 ARB 200 - Level
ARE 200 Foundations In Art Education
Includes quality components, state and national standards, lesson plan design and writing, the language of art, and children's artistic development. This course contains an assessment that must be passed to be eligible to register for student teaching. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ARE 200 - Level
ARE 231 Art In The Elementary School
Art education teaching methods, including integration, art content, building relationships between classroom teachers and art specialists. Intended for elementary education majors; may be used as an elective in art education. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ARE 200 - Level
ARE 308 Teaching Practicum
Observation of teachers in school art classroom settings. 2-3 hrs. lab. This course contains an assessment that must be passed to be eligible to register for student teaching. Department consent required. Pass-fail only. May be repeated for a maximum of 3 units.  Course fee required.
1 ARE 300 - Level
ARE 330W Critiquing And Writing About Art
Examines concepts and processes involved in critiquing and writing about art. Involves writing about and discussing art, inquiry, and context. This course fulfills NAU's junior-level writing requirement. Contains an assessment that must be passed to student teach. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ARE 300 - Level Junior Writing Requirement Effective Writing
ARE 331 Trends In Art Education
Individualized problems course covering the literature in art education. This course contains an assessment that must be passed to be eligible to register for student teaching. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ARE 300 - Level
ARE 421 Concepts, Strategies, And Assessments For The Elementary School
Methods involving teaching strategies, assessment of student progress, elementary resource materials, unit and course planning, presentation and evaluation of classroom teaching in art. This course contains an assessment that must be passed to be eligible to register for student teaching. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ARE 400 - Level
ARE 431 Concepts, Strategies, And Assessments For The Secondary School
Methods involving teaching strategies, assessment of student progress, secondary resource materials, unit and course planning, presentation and evaluation of classroom teaching in art. This course contains an assessment that must be passed to be eligible to register for student teaching. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ARE 400 - Level
ARE 432 Children's Art Program
Lecture and practicum in art teaching under the supervision of an NAU art education faculty member. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ARE 400 - Level
ARE 485 Undergraduate Research
Individualized original research under the supervision of a research adviser.  Pass-fail only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit. Course fee required.
1-6 ARE 400 - Level
ARE 495C Supervised Teaching; Secondary
Directed teaching in secondary schools and secondary school content areas; directed and cooperative preparation, teaching, and evaluation; conferences on the theories, issues, and practices in cooperation with the classroom teacher and university supervisor. Candidates must satisfactorily complete the key assessment in this course to be eligible to complete the program. Pass-fail only. May be repeated for up to 12 units of credit. Course fee required.
1-12 ARE 400 - Level Senior Capstone
ARE 497 Independent Study
Individualized approach to selected topics by guided reading and critical evaluation. Department consent required. Pass-fail only. No repeat limit.  Course fee required. Please complete the Independent Study Proposal form and obtain signatures of approval BEFORE registering. https://policy.nau.edu/policy/Documents/Independent_Study_Form_FINAL.pdf
1-6 ARE 400 - Level
ARE 589 Content Enhancement For Teachers
This course acts as a mechanism for teachers to enhance their content knowledge by taking needed undergraduate courses by arranging for an individually negotiated form of an independent study and completing an additional teaching application assignment equaling 30% of the final course grade. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 30 units of credit. Department consent required.
1-6 ARE 500 - Level
ARE 593 In-service Teacher Workshop
Topical instruction involving exchange of ideas, practical methods, skills, and principles. You many count up to 6 hours of 593 toward your graduate program. Pass-fail only. No repeat limit.
1-3 ARE 500 - Level
ARE 599 Contemporary Developments
Examines recent trends and investigations in a selected area of a particular field of study. May be offered no more than three times before being submitted for a permanent course number. May be repeated for credit. Letter grade only.
1-3 ARE 500 - Level
ARE 699 Thesis
Individualized directed research, writing, and oral defense of selected thesis topic. Pass-fail only. No repeat limit. Prerequisite: Admission to master's program.
1-9 ARE 600 - Level
ARH 141 Western Art To 1400
Surveys Western painting, sculpture, and architecture from prehistory through the Gothic period. Letter grade only.
3 ARH 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry SUN Critical Thinking
ARH 141H Western Art To 1400 - Honors
Surveys Western painting, sculpture, and architecture from prehistory through the Gothic period. Letter grade only.
3 ARH 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
ARH 142 Western Art Since 1400
Surveys Western painting, sculpture, and architecture from the Renaissance through the twentieth century. Letter grade only.
3 ARH 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry SUN Critical Thinking
ARH 142H Western Art Since 1400 - Honors
Surveys Western painting, sculpture, and architecture from the Renaissance through the twentieth century. Letter grade only.
3 ARH 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
ARH 143 Introduction To The Arts Of Asia
Explores a wide range of works of art produced in West, Central, South, and East Asia from prehistoric to modern times, as well as provides a basic introduction to the discipline of art history. Letter grade only.
3 ARH 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Global Critical Thinking
ARH 143H Introduction To The Arts Of Asia - Honors
Explores a wide range of works of art produced in West, Central, South, and East Asia from prehistoric to modern times, as well as provides a basic introduction to the discipline of art history. Letter grade only.
3 ARH 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Global Critical Thinking
ARH 145 Introduction To Native North American Art
Surveys the arts of Native North America focusing on architecture, metalwork, painting, performance, sculpture, and textiles. Letter grade only.
3 ARH 100 - Level Cultural Understanding and Ethnic Critical Thinking
ARH 145H Introduction To Native North American Art - Honors
Surveys the arts of Native North America focusing on architecture, metalwork, painting, performance, sculpture, and textiles. Letter grade only.
3 ARH 100 - Level Cultural Understanding and Ethnic Critical Thinking
ARH 199 Special Topics
Foundations of intellectual inquiry.  In-depth study of substantive problem.  Letter grade only.  May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.
1-3 ARH 100 - Level
ARH 220 Feminism And Visual Culture
This course explores how various forms of visual representation contribute to our notions of sex- and gender-based identity and their intersections with race, class, ethnicity and nationality. Representations from art, film, video, print media and other cultural forms will be viewed and analyzed within the context of feminist critical and theoretical frameworks. Letter grade only.
3 ARH 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
ARH 220H Feminism And Visual Culture - Honors
This course explores how various forms of visual representation contribute to our notions of sex- and gender-based identity and their intersections with race, class, ethnicity and nationality. Representations from art, film, video, print media and other cultural forms will be viewed and analyzed within the context of feminist critical and theoretical frameworks. Letter grade only.
3 ARH 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
ARH 257 A Cultural History Of Photography
This course offers a history of photography with an emphasis on socio-cultural contexts. Letter grade only.
3 ARH 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
ARH 269 Arts Of China
In order to provide an introduction to the 5,000 year-old artistic heritage of China, this course focuses on the most important traditional media of visual arts and architecture. Letter grade only.
3 ARH 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Global Effective Writing
ARH 270 Arts Of Japan: Tradition And Modernity
This course focuses on the traditional media of Japanese visual arts and explores how long-established practices are integrated with modern forms and functions. Letter grade only.
3 ARH 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Global Critical Thinking
ARH 299 Special Topics
In-depth study of an aspect, concept, or problem. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit. A specific topic may be offered under this course line no more than three times.
1-3 ARH 200 - Level
ARH 299H Special Topics - Honors
In-depth study of an aspect, concept, or problem. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit. A specific topic may be offered under this course line no more than three times.
1-3 ARH 200 - Level
ARH 335 Topics In Visual Culture
This course examines selected, interdisciplinary topics in historical and contemporary visual culture. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit. Course fee required.
3 ARH 300 - Level
ARH 340 Etruscan Art
A historical survey of the major art forms produced by the Etruscans and their Iron Age ancestors, the Villanovan civilization. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ARH 300 - Level
ARH 341 Greek Art
Historical survey of the sculpture, architecture, and two-dimensional art of ancient Greece from the origins through the Hellenistic period. Letter grade only.
3 ARH 300 - Level
ARH 341H Greek Art - Honors
Historical survey of the sculpture, architecture, and two-dimensional art of ancient Greece from the origins through the Hellenistic period. Letter grade only.
3 ARH 300 - Level
ARH 342 Roman Art
Historical survey of the sculpture, architecture, and two-dimensional art of ancient Rome from the origins through the late Empire. Letter grade only.
3 ARH 300 - Level
ARH 343 Medieval Art
Historical survey of the painting, sculpture, and architecture from the early Christian period through the Gothic. Letter grade only.
3 ARH 300 - Level
ARH 343H Medieval Art - Honors
Historical survey of the painting, sculpture, and architecture from the early Christian period through the Gothic. Letter grade only.
3 ARH 300 - Level
ARH 344 Italian Renaissance Art
Historical survey of the painting, sculpture, and architecture from the fourteenth century through the seventeenth century in Italy. Letter grade only.
3 ARH 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
ARH 345 Northern Renaissance Art
Historical survey of the painting, sculpture, and architecture from the fourteenth century through the seventeenth century in northern Europe. Letter grade only.
3 ARH 300 - Level
ARH 346 Baroque And Rococo Art
Historical survey of the painting, sculpture, and architecture from the seventeenth century through the third quarter of the eighteenth century. Letter grade only.
3 ARH 300 - Level Cultural Understanding Effective Writing
ARH 346H Baroque & Rococo Art - Honors
Historical survey of the painting, sculpture, and architecture from the seventeenth century through the third quarter of the eighteenth century. Letter grade only.
3 ARH 300 - Level Cultural Understanding Effective Writing
ARH 347 Nineteenth Century Art
Historical survey of the painting, sculpture, and architecture of the nineteenth century, with an emphasis on France. Letter grade only.
3 ARH 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
ARH 351 Art Of The United States
Art and architecture of the United States from the colonial period (including unschooled artists) to the twentieth century. Letter grade only.
3 ARH 300 - Level Cultural Understanding Critical Thinking
ARH 352 Twentieth Century Art, Europe And The United States
This course traces major artistic movements and innovations from 1900 to 1980. Letter grade only.
3 ARH 300 - Level Cultural Understanding Critical Thinking
ARH 353 Contemporary Art, Europe And The United States
Begins with Postmodernism and the `return of painting` in the 1980s and explores art and politics, globalism, and new media. Letter grade only.
3 ARH 300 - Level Cultural Understanding Critical Thinking
ARH 355 Modernist Art Theory And Criticism
Theory and criticism written by modernist artists, critics, and historians. Letter grade only.
3 ARH 300 - Level
ARH 355H Modernist Art Theary And Criticism - Honors
Theory and criticism written by modernist artists, critics, and historians. Letter grade only.
3 ARH 300 - Level
ARH 356 Contemporary Art Theory And Criticism
Theory and criticism written by artists, critics, and historians since the 1970s. Letter grade only.
3 ARH 300 - Level
ARH 361 Twentieth Century And Contemporary Native North American Art
This course covers twentieth-century and contemporary North American art. Readings are paired with examination of artworks and discussion of their contexts of production and reception. Letter grade only.
3 ARH 300 - Level US Ethnic Diversity
ARH 361H Twentieth Century And Contemporary Native North American Art - Honors
This course covers twentieth-century and contemporary North American art. Readings are paired with examination of artworks and discussion of their contexts of production and reception. Letter grade only.
3 ARH 300 - Level US Ethnic Diversity
ARH 370 Buddhist Art: Visual Language And Religious Context
Provides an in-depth study of the distinct Buddhist visual language in its form and content in relation to its religious context, seen through the activities of pilgrimage, faith, meditation, and ritual. Cross-listed with REL 352. Letter grade only.
3 ARH 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Global Effective Writing
ARH 380 Islamic Art: Religious And Secular Arts Of Islamic Asia
Survey of major themes and historical phases of Islam in connection with its artistic traditions, with attention to regional variety reflected in the art and architecture of Islamic Asia. Cross-listed with REL 332. Letter grade only.
3 ARH 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Global Effective Writing
ARH 399 Special Topics
In-depth study of an aspect, concept, or problem. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit. A specific topic may be offered under this course line no more than three times.
1-3 ARH 300 - Level
ARH 399H Special Topics - Honors
In-depth study of an aspect, concept, or problem. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit. A specific topic may be offered under this course line no more than three times.
1-3 ARH 300 - Level
ARH 408 Fieldwork Experience
Individualized supervised field experience in an appropriate agency or organization. No repeat limit. Department consent required. Pass-fail only. Course fee required.
1-12 ARH 400 - Level
ARH 430 Methods In Art History
Methodologies in and theories of the practice of art history. Letter grade only.
3 ARH 400 - Level
ARH 440 Topics Art History
Examines selected topics in the history of art. Letter grade only. May be repeated for a maximum of 9 units.
3 ARH 400 - Level
ARH 440H Topics Art History - Honors
Examines selected topics in the history of art. Letter grade only. May be repeated for a maximum of 9 units.
3 ARH 400 - Level
ARH 485 Undergraduate Research
Individualized original research under the supervision of a research adviser.  Pass-fail only. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 units.
1-6 ARH 400 - Level
ARH 497 Independent Study
Individualized approach to selected topics by guided reading and critical evaluation. Pass-fail only. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units. Department consent required. Please complete the Independent Study Proposal form and obtain signatures of approval BEFORE registering. https://policy.nau.edu/policy/Documents/Independent_Study_Form_FINAL.pdf
1-6 ARH 400 - Level
ARH 499 Contemporary Developments
Examines recent trends and investigations in a selected area.  Letter grade only. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.
1-3 ARH 400 - Level
ART 100 Art Appreciation
Lecture. Develops understanding and enjoyment of the relationship of the visual arts to everyday life; encompasses the study of media, styles, techniques, and meanings. Credit cannot be applied toward B.F.A. or B.S.Ed. Art Education degrees. Letter grade only.
3 ART 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
ART 101 Introduction To Studio Arts
Lecture. Introduces the experiences of the two-dimensional visual arts through basic theory and concepts in a specific medium, with an emphasis on history, criticism, aesthetic analysis, creative thinking. May be applied toward the B.F.A. or B.S.Ed. Art Education degrees as elective credit. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ART 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
ART 122 Color Theory
Hands-on studio course exploring the various color theories and their use in the fine and applied visual arts. 1 hr. lecture, 4 hrs. studio. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ART 100 - Level
ART 132 Anatomy For Artists
Investigates the skeletal-muscular system of the human body. 1 hr. lecture, 4 hrs. studio. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ART 100 - Level
ART 135 Drawing Fundamentals I
Studio course. Representational and interpretive drawing, with a preliminary emphasis on linear construction, proportion, and perspective, leading to composition and creativity. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ART 100 - Level SUN
ART 136 Drawing Fundamentals II
Studio course. Representational and interpretive drawing in various media, with an emphasis on composition and creativity. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ART 100 - Level
ART 141 Introduction To Relief Printmaking
Studio course. Introduces relief printmaking techniques with emphasis on woodcuts. Open to all students. 5 hrs. studio. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ART 100 - Level
ART 142 Silk-screen Printmaking
Studio course. Introduces silk-screen (serigraphy) printmaking techniques. 5 hrs. studio. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ART 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
ART 143 Introduction To Handmade Books
This course is an introduction to the traditional techniques and processes used in the making of Handmade Books. The student will be introduced to and shall gain experience in the technical aspects of bookmaking. The student will also acquire an understanding of the history of books and the art of contemporary handmade bookmaking. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ART 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
ART 150 Two-dimensional Design Fundamentals
Studio course. Explores art elements and design principles applicable to all the visual arts, with an emphasis on two-dimensional organization and color theory. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ART 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry SUN Critical Thinking
ART 151 Three-dimensional Design Fundamentals
Studio course. Explores the fundamental design principles involved in organizing three-dimensional space, with an emphasis on three-dimensional concepts and materials. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ART 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry SUN Critical Thinking
ART 161 Ceramics I
Studio course with emphasis in creating ceramic art. Includes hand building, wheel throwing, and modes of criticism. 5 hrs. studio. Open to all students. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ART 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
ART 181 Sculpture I
Studio course. Broad-based exposure to sculptural processes and techniques in clay, metal, wood, and stone, with emphasis on sculpture history and modes of criticism. Open to all students. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ART 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
ART 181H Sculpture I - Honors
Studio course. Broad-based exposure to sculptural processes and techniques in clay, metal, wood, and stone, with emphasis on sculpture history and modes of criticism. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ART 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
ART 199 Special Topics
Foundations of intellectual inquiry. In-depth study of a substantive problem. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 hours of credit.
1-3 ART 100 - Level
ART 199H Special Topics - Honors
Foundations of intellectual inquiry. In-depth study of a substantive problem. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 hours of credit.
1-3 ART 100 - Level
ART 222 Painting I
Studio course is an introduction to still-life and representational painting. Basic painting materials and techniques. Emphasizes preparation of canvas and other surfaces; brush and knife techniques; and pigment properties and selection. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ART 200 - Level
ART 223 Painting II
Studio course is an introduction to abstract and non-objective painting. Development of skills needed to exploit the paint medium, and exploration of modes and methods to express individual concepts. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ART 200 - Level
ART 235 Figure Drawing I
Concentrated basic study in drawing the nude figure, with emphasis on perceptual skills using various media. 1 hr. lecture, 4 hrs. studio. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ART 200 - Level
ART 241 Intaglio Printmaking
Studio course. Introduces basic intaglio engraving and etching printmaking techniques. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ART 200 - Level
ART 242 Lithography Printmaking
Studio course. Introduces lithographic techniques and processes. 5 hrs. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ART 200 - Level
ART 258 Introduction To Video Art
This is a studio art course that will introduce students to basic elements involved in creating video art. Discussions will center on the components that go into putting together and evaluating video art, including mise-en scene, cinematography, editing, sound mixing and the narrative. Pass-fail or letter grade.
3 ART 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
ART 261 Ceramics II
Studio course. Emphasizes increasing skill in wheel techniques and glaze experimentation; glazing and decoration techniques; kiln operations. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ART 200 - Level
ART 262 Ceramic Art Topics
Regardless of topic, you produce clay pieces made for one of the following firing techniques: primitive, raku, salt glazing, earthenware, stoneware, or saggar, using gas, wood, dung, or electricity. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 units, as topics change. Letter grade only.
1-6 ART 200 - Level
ART 263 Hand Building
Studio Course.  Emphasizes skills in handbuilding for creation of sculpture or pottery. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ART 200 - Level
ART 281 Sculpture II
Methods of Fabricated Sculpture - Studio Course.  Explores various assembly methods for sculpture in fabric, wood, welded metals, plastic and a variety of other materials. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ART 200 - Level
ART 299 Special Topics
In-depth study of an aspect, concept, or problem.  Letter grade only.  May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.
1-3 ART 200 - Level
ART 300 Contemporary Art Trends
Starting with Abstract Expressionism as background, this class focuses on art of the present and the development of contemporary trends. Letter grade only.
3 ART 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
ART 322 Painting III
Studies color and creative processes through use of techniques with various media; development and visualization of painting concepts. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ART 300 - Level
ART 335 Figure Drawing II
Representational and interpretive drawing in various media, with an emphasis on the human figure as form and as a design element leading to composition and creativity. 1 hr. lecture, 4 hrs. studio. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ART 300 - Level
ART 341 Color Relief And Intaglio Printmaking
Studio course. Explores and incorporates color in relief and intaglio printmaking processes. 5 hrs. studio. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ART 300 - Level
ART 342 Color Printmaking
Studio course. Explores and incorporates color in printing processes. May be repeated for up to 6 hours of credit.  Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ART 300 - Level
ART 352 Recycled Art
A studio art course creating art from re-useable materials. Students research and compare natural versus industrial materials to better understand the environmental implications of the materials chosen. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ART 300 - Level
ART 352H Recycled Art - Honors
A studio art course creating art from re-useable materials. Students research and compare natural versus industrial materials to better understand the environmental implications of the materials chosen. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ART 300 - Level
ART 358 Site-specific, Place-based Installation Art
Students will explore and research specific social and environmental topics gaining the knowledge and skills necessary to design and create site-specific, place-based installations on campus. Letter grade only.
3 ART 300 - Level
ART 361 Ceramics III
Studio course. Problem solving and investigation of low-temperature ceramic processes. 5 hours studio. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ART 300 - Level
ART 362 Wood-fired Ceramics
All phases of firing different types of kilns, including the making of porcelain, stoneware, and low-temperature pottery. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ART 300 - Level
ART 363 Ceramics - Glazing And Firing
Emphasizes problem solving and investigation into glaze experimentation, clay body development and kiln operation, theory and application. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ART 300 - Level
ART 375 Topics In Art
Selected topics in art, including business and professional practices and studio techniques not included in the regular curriculum. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units, as topics change. Letter grade or pass-fail.
1-6 ART 300 - Level
ART 375H Topics In Art - Honors
Selected topics in art, including business and professional practices and studio techniques not included in the regular curriculum. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units, as topics change. Letter grade or pass-fail.
1-6 ART 300 - Level
ART 381 Sculpture III
Methods of Fabricated Sculpture - Studio Course. Explores various assembly methods for sculpture in fabric, wood, welded metals, plastic and a variety of other materials. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ART 300 - Level
ART 389 Cooperative Education
Individualized preplanned cooperative employment experience related to your field of study or career objectives. Fee required. Pass-fail only. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 units.
1-12 ART 300 - Level
ART 399 Special Topics
In-depth study of an aspect, concept, or problem.  Letter grade only.  May be repeated for up to 6 hours of credit.
1-3 ART 300 - Level
ART 399H Special Topics - Honors
In-depth study of an aspect, concept, or problem. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit. Letter grade only.
1-3 ART 300 - Level
ART 408 Fieldwork Experience
Individualized supervised field experience in an appropriate agency or organization. Pass-fail only. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units. Department consent required.
1-6 ART 400 - Level
ART 422 Advanced Painting
Studio course. Advanced painting. Emphasizes refinement of a personal aesthetic direction. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ART 400 - Level
ART 442 Printmaking IV
Studio course. Advanced printmaking in consultation with instructor. Emphasizes refining a personal aesthetic direction. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ART 400 - Level
ART 461 Ceramics IV
Studio course. Advanced study of ceramic concepts, creative processes, and sculpture for effective expression of aesthetic ideas. 6 hours studio. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units. Letter grade only. Course fee required. Prerequisite: Studio Art-Ceramics Major and Instructor Consent
3 ART 400 - Level
ART 481 Advanced Sculpture
Studio course. Independent studio research designed to enhance expression of individual concepts and aesthetic directions. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ART 400 - Level
ART 481H Advanced Sculpture - Honors
Studio course. Independent studio research designed to enhance expression of individual concepts and aesthetic directions. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ART 400 - Level
ART 482C Studio Exhibition
Studio course. Independent studio activity culminating in an exhibition, a written statement, and an oral presentation directed and evaluated by a faculty committee. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 12 units of credit with different content. Prerequisite: (ART 362 or ART 363 or ART 422 or ART 441 or ART 442 or ART 481) and Instructor consent
3 ART 400 - Level Senior Capstone
ART 482CH Studio Exhibition - Honors
Studio course. Independent studio activity culminating in an exhibition, a written statement, and an oral presentation directed and evaluated by a faculty committee. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 12 units of credit with different content. Prerequisite: (ART 362 or ART 363 or ART 422 or ART 441 or ART 442 or ART 481) and Instructor consent
3 ART 400 - Level Senior Capstone
ART 485 Undergraduate Research
Individualized original research under the supervision of a research adviser. Pass-fail only. May be repeated for up to 12 units of credit.  Department consent required.
1-6 ART 400 - Level
ART 497 Independent Study
Individualized approach to selected topics by guided reading and critical evaluation. Pass-fail only No repeat limit. Department consent required. Please complete the Independent Study Proposal form and obtain signatures of approval BEFORE registering. https://policy.nau.edu/policy/Documents/Independent_Study_Form_FINAL.pdf
1-6 ART 400 - Level
ART 497H Independent Study - Honors
Individualized approach to selected topics by guided reading and critical evaluation. Pass-fail only No repeat limit. Department consent required.
1-6 ART 400 - Level
ART 499 Contemporary Developments
Examines recent trends and investigations in a selected area.  Letter grade only.  This course may be repeated for up to 6 units of credit..
3 ART 400 - Level
ART 593 Public In-service Workshop
Topical instruction involving exchange of ideas, practical methods, skills, and principles. You many count up to 6 hours of 593 toward your graduate program. Pass-fail only. No repeat limit.
1-3 ART 500 - Level
ART 599 Contemporary Developments
Examines recent trends and investigations in a selected area of a particular field of study. May be offered no more than three times before being submitted for a permanent course number. May be repeated for credit. Letter grade only.
1-3 ART 500 - Level
ART 697 Independent Study
Independent program of study with instructor supervision. Pass-fail or letter grade. No repeat limit. Please complete the Independent Study Proposal form and obtain signatures of approval BEFORE registering. https://policy.nau.edu/policy/Documents/Independent_Study_Form_FINAL.pdf
1-3 ART 600 - Level
AS 101 Foundations Of U. S. Air Force I
U.S. military defense structure, its mission and role in contemporary American society; organization and mission of the Air Force; examines the concepts of professionalism and officership as they apply to the military; basic communication skills. Letter grade only.
1 AS 100 - Level
AS 101L Aerospace Studies Leadership Lab
Development of personal leadership and managerial abilities. Examination and demonstration of Air Force customs and courtesies, drill and ceremonies, and standards of discipline and conduct. Per 10 U.S.C.2109(c)(1), Practical Military Training, "A person who is not qualified for, and...will not be able to become qualified for, advanced training (POC),...shall not be permitted to participate in...practical military training," including LLAB. Pass-fail only.
1 AS 100 - Level
AS 102 Foundations Of The U. S. Air Force II
Role and mission of U.S. strategic offensive and defensive forces, aerospace support forces, and general purpose forces; examines selected geopolitical determinants and constraints relating to the use of national power; basic theory and principles of flight; basic communication skills. Letter grade only.
1 AS 100 - Level
AS 102L Aerospace Studies Leadership Lab
Continuation of AS 101L. Per 10 U.S.C.2109(c)(1), Practical Military Training, "A person who is not qualified for, and...will not be able to become qualified for, advanced training (POC),...shall not be permitted to participate in...practical military training," including LLAB. Pass-fail only.
1 AS 100 - Level
AS 199 Special Topics
Foundations of intellectual inquiry.  In-depth study of substantive problem.  Letter grade only.  May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.
1-3 AS 100 - Level
AS 201 Air Power History I
Historical survey of events, trends, and policies leading to the emergence of air power through World War II. Nature of war, advent of the air age, and development of various concepts of employment and technological improvements in air power; effective communication skills. Letter grade only.
1 AS 200 - Level
AS 201L Aerospace Studies Leadership Lab
Application of elements of personal leadership. Demonstration of command, effective communications, individual leadership instruction, physical fitness training, and knowledge of Air Force requirements. Per 10 U.S.C.2109(c)(1), Practical Military Training, "A person who is not qualified for, and...will not be able to become qualified for, advanced training (POC),...shall not be permitted to participate in...practical military training," including LLAB. May be repeated for up to 2 units of credit. Pass-fail only.
1 AS 200 - Level
AS 202 Air Power History II
Establishment of Air Force as a separate service, the Cold War, development of various concepts of employment and technological improvements of air power from Korean conflict to present; effective communication skills. Letter grade only.
1 AS 200 - Level
AS 202L Aerospace Studies Leadership Lab
Continuation of AS 201L. Per 10 U.S.C.2109(c)(1), Practical Military Training, "A person who is not qualified for, and...will not be able to become qualified for, advanced training (POC),...shall not be permitted to participate in...practical military training," including LLAB. May be repeated for up to 2 units of credit. Pass-fail only.
1 AS 200 - Level
AS 251 Air Force Physical Training Course I
Opportunity for NAU students who meet the following requirements: Per 10 U.S.C.2109(c)(1), Practical Military Training, "A person who is not qualified for, and...will not be able to become qualified for, advanced training (POC),...shall not be permitted to participate in...practical military training," including Physical Fitness Training. All students must have a recent physical examination medically clearing individual to participate in class and proof of liability insurance. The syllabus will cover both cardiovascular and anaerobic activity, aimed at helping every participant to get in better shape regardless of fitness level. This is a pass/fail class graded solely upon attendance and counts toward elective credit. Pass-fail only. May be repeated for a maximum of 2 units.
1 AS 200 - Level
AS 252 Air Force Physical Training Course II
Opportunity for NAU students who meet the following requirements: Per 10 U.S.C.2109(c)(1), Practical Military Training, "A person who is not qualified for, and...will not be able to become qualified for, advanced training (POC),...shall not be permitted to participate in...practical military training," including Physical Fitness Training. All students must have a recent physical examination medically clearing individual to participate in class and proof of liability insurance. The syllabus will cover both cardiovascular and anaerobic activity, aimed at helping every participant to get in better shape regardless of fitness level. This is a pass/fail class graded solely upon attendance and counts toward elective credit. Pass-fail only. May be repeated for a maximum of 2 units.
1 AS 200 - Level
AS 253 Air Force Physical Training Course III
Opportunity for NAU students who meet the following requirements: Per 10 U.S.C.2109(c)(1), Practical Military Training, "A person who is not qualified for, and...will not be able to become qualified for, advanced training (POC),...shall not be permitted to participate in...practical military training," including Physical Fitness Training. All students must have a recent physical examination medically clearing individual to participate in class and proof of liability insurance. The syllabus will cover both cardiovascular and anaerobic activity, aimed at helping every participant to get in better shape regardless of fitness level. This is a pass/fail class graded solely upon attendance and counts toward elective credit. Pass-fail only. May be repeated for a maximum of 2 units.
1 AS 200 - Level
AS 254 Air Force Physical Training Course IV
Opportunity for NAU students who meet the following requirements: Per 10 U.S.C.2109(c)(1), Practical Military Training, "A person who is not qualified for, and...will not be able to become qualified for, advanced training (POC),...shall not be permitted to participate in...practical military training," including Physical Fitness Training. All students must have a recent physical examination medically clearing individual to participate in class and proof of liability insurance. The syllabus will cover both cardiovascular and anaerobic activity, aimed at helping every participant to get in better shape regardless of fitness level. This is a pass/fail class graded solely upon attendance and counts toward elective credit. Pass-fail only. May be repeated for a maximum of 2 units.
1 AS 200 - Level
AS 255 Air Force Physical Training Course V
Opportunity for NAU students who meet the following requirements: Per 10 U.S.C.2109(c)(1), Practical Military Training, "A person who is not qualified for, and...will not be able to become qualified for, advanced training (POC),...shall not be permitted to participate in...practical military training," including Physical Fitness Training. All students must have a recent physical examination medically clearing individual to participate in class and proof of liability insurance. The syllabus will cover both cardiovascular and anaerobic activity, aimed at helping every participant to get in better shape regardless of fitness level. This is a pass/fail class graded solely upon attendance and counts toward elective credit. Pass-fail only. May be repeated for a maximum of 2 units.
1 AS 200 - Level
AS 256 Air Force Physical Training Course VI
Opportunity for NAU students who meet the following requirements: Per 10 U.S.C.2109(c)(1), Practical Military Training, "A person who is not qualified for, and...will not be able to become qualified for, advanced training (POC),...shall not be permitted to participate in...practical military training," including Physical Fitness Training. All students must have a recent physical examination medically clearing individual to participate in class and proof of liability insurance. The syllabus will cover both cardiovascular and anaerobic activity, aimed at helping every participant to get in better shape regardless of fitness level. This is a pass/fail class graded solely upon attendance and counts toward elective credit.
1 AS 200 - Level
AS 301 Leadership Studies I
Integrated management course emphasizing the individual as a manager and a leader; examines individual motivational and behavioral processes, leadership styles, group dynamics, and ethics; effective writing and speaking skills. Letter grade only.
3 AS 300 - Level
AS 301L Aerospace Studies Leadership Lab
Application of leadership and management theories and concerns through participation in advanced leadership experiences; weight and fitness training. Per 10 U.S.C.2109(c)(1), Practical Military Training, "A person who is not qualified for, and...will not be able to become qualified for, advanced training (POC),...shall not be permitted to participate in...practical military training," including LLAB. Pass-fail only.
1 AS 300 - Level
AS 302 Leadership Studies II
Continuation of AS 301. Management theory with emphasis on total quality management tools and techniques; effective writing and speaking skills. Case study analysis included. Letter grade only.
3 AS 300 - Level
AS 302L Aerospace Studies Leadership Lab
Continuation of AS 301L. Per 10 U.S.C.2109(c)(1), Practical Military Training, "A person who is not qualified for, and...will not be able to become qualified for, advanced training (POC),...shall not be permitted to participate in...practical military training," including LLAB. Pass-fail only.
1 AS 300 - Level
AS 389 Cooperative Education
Individualized preplanned cooperative employment experience related to your field or study or career objectives.  Pass-fail only.  May be repeated for a maximum of 12 units.
1-12 AS 300 - Level
AS 399 Special Topics
In-depth study of an aspect, concept, or problem.  Letter grade only.  May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.
1-3 AS 300 - Level
AS 401 National Security Affairs I
Armed Forces as an integral element in contemporary American society; specific emphasis on the military profession, civil-military interaction, and the formulation, organization, and implementation of U.S. national security policy. Letter grade only.
3 AS 400 - Level
AS 401L Aerospace Studies Leadership Lab
Advanced lab experience in practicing leadership and managerial techniques with individuals and groups. Applying effective communications and human relations. Per 10 U.S.C.2109(c)(1), Practical Military Training, "A person who is not qualified for, and...will not be able to become qualified for, advanced training (POC),...shall not be permitted to participate in...practical military training," including LLAB. Pass-fail only. May be repeated for up to 3 units of credit.
1 AS 400 - Level
AS 402 National Security Affairs II
Continuation of AS 401. The context of national security policy, the evolution of U.S. strategy, the management of conflict, and the military justice system. Letter grade only.
3 AS 400 - Level
AS 402L Aerospace Studies Leadership Lab
Continuation of AS 401L. Per 10 U.S.C.2109(c)(1), Practical Military Training, "A person who is not qualified for, and...will not be able to become qualified for, advanced training (POC),...shall not be permitted to participate in...practical military training," including LLAB. Pass-fail only. May be repeated for up to 3 units of credit.
1 AS 400 - Level
AS 408 Fieldwork Experience
Supervised field experience in an appropriate agency or organization. Pass-fail only. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 units. Department consent required.
1-12 AS 400 - Level
AS 411L Aerospace Studies Leadership Lab
Advanced lab experience in practicing leadership and managerial techniques with individuals and groups. Applying effective communications and human relations. Per 10 U.S.C.2109(c)(1), Practical Military Training, "A person who is not qualified for, and...will not be able to become qualified for, advanced training (POC),...shall not be permitted to participate in...practical military training," including LLAB. Pass-fail only.
1 AS 400 - Level
AS 412L Aerospace Studies Leadership Lab
Advanced lab experience in practicing leadership and managerial techniques with individuals and groups. Applying effective communications and human relations. Per 10 U.S.C.2109(c)(1), Practical Military Training, "A person who is not qualified for, and...will not be able to become qualified for, advanced training (POC),...shall not be permitted to participate in...practical military training," including LLAB. Pass-fail only.
1 AS 400 - Level
AS 421L Aerospace Studies Leadership Lab
Advanced lab experience in practicing leadership and managerial techniques with individuals and groups. Applying effective communications and human relations. Per 10 U.S.C.2109(c)(1), Practical Military Training, "A person who is not qualified for, and...will not be able to become qualified for, advanced training (POC),...shall not be permitted to participate in...practical military training," including LLAB. Pass-fail only.
1 AS 400 - Level
AS 422L Aerospace Studies Leadership Lab
Advanced lab experience in practicing leadership and managerial techniques with individuals and groups. Applying effective communications and human relations. Per 10 U.S.C.2109(c)(1), Practical Military Training, "A person who is not qualified for, and...will not be able to become qualified for, advanced training (POC),...shall not be permitted to participate in...practical military training," including LLAB. Pass-fail only.
1 AS 400 - Level
AS 485 Undergraduate Research
Original research under the supervision of a research adviser. Letter grade or pass-fail. May be repeated for up to 12 units of credit.  Department consent required.
1-6 AS 400 - Level
AS 497 Independent Study
Individualized approach to selected topics by guided reading and critical evaluation. Pass-fail only.  No repeat limit. Department consent required. Please complete the Independent Study Proposal form and obtain signatures of approval BEFORE registering. https://policy.nau.edu/policy/Documents/Independent_Study_Form_FINAL.pdf
1-6 AS 400 - Level
AS 499 Contemporary Developments
Examines recent trends and investigations in a selected area.  Letter grade only.  No repeat limit.
1-3 AS 400 - Level
ASN 108 Gateways To Asia
Introduces the interdisciplinary field of Asian studies, drawing upon the perspectives of the humanities and social sciences. Letter grade only.
3 ASN 100 - Level Global Diversity Critical Thinking
ASN 199 Special Topics
Foundation of intellectual inquiry.  In-depth study of a substantive problem.  Letter grade only.  May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.
1-3 ASN 100 - Level
ASN 208 The Asian American Experience
Examines the roles and experiences of Americans of Asian heritage in the history, society, and culture of the United States. Letter grade or pass-fail.
3 ASN 200 - Level
ASN 299 Special Topics
In-depth study of an aspect, concept, or problem.  Letter grade only.  May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.
1-3 ASN 200 - Level
ASN 399 Special Topics
In-depth study of an aspect, concept, or problem within a program of study. Letter grade only. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.
1-3 ASN 300 - Level
ASN 408 Fieldwork Experience
Individualized supervised field experience in an appropriate agency or organization. Department consent required. Pass-Fail only. May be repeated for up to 12 units of credit. Fee required.
1-12 ASN 400 - Level
ASN 497 Independent Study
Individualized approach to selected topics by guided reading and critical evaluation. Pass-fail only.  No repeat limit. Department consent required. Please complete the Independent Study Proposal form and obtain signatures of approval BEFORE registering. https://policy.nau.edu/policy/Documents/Independent_Study_Form_FINAL.pdf
1-6 ASN 400 - Level
ASN 499 Contemporary Developments
Examines recent trends and investigations in a selected area. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit. A specific topic may be offered under this course line no more than three times.
1-3 ASN 400 - Level
AST 180 Introduction To Astronomy
Diurnal motion, motion of solar system objects on the background of stars, light rays and spectra, the planets, Kepler's laws, space travel, coordinates and time, the moon and eclipses, meteors, comets and the sun, stars, stellar distances and stellar evolution, galactic structure, galaxies, quasars, and the big bang universe. Letter grade only.
3 AST 100 - Level Science and Applied Science Scientific Inquiry
AST 181 Introduction To Observational Astronomy
Lab to accompany AST 180. Astronomical observations and experiments. Use of telescope is stressed. 3 hrs. evening lab. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
1 AST 100 - Level Lab Science Scientific Inquiry
AST 183 Life In The Universe
Course will survey the scientific topics that comprise the key elements of "Astrobiology." These include the philosophical foundations of astrobiology as a science, astronomical sources of life's chemical building blocks and habitable environments, extremophilic organisms, the history of life on earth, the role of asteroid/comet impacts and micro-meteoritic dust, feasibility of space travel, and the search for life in the solar system and beyond. Letter grade only.
3 AST 100 - Level Science and Applied Science Scientific Inquiry
AST 184L Life In The Universe Laboratory
Laboratory Complement to lecture course AST 183 - "Life in the Universe." Course will survey the primary evidence for interences about the place of life in the cosmos, the history of life on earth, the role of asteroid/comet impacts and micro-meteoritic dust, and extremophilic organisms. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
1 AST 100 - Level Lab Science Scientific Inquiry
AST 199 Special Topics
Foundations of intellectual inquiry.  In-depth study of a substantive problem.  Letter grade only.  May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.
1-3 AST 100 - Level
AST 201 Introduction To Indigenous Astronomy
This is a course in comparative astronomy, as seen through the eyes of indigenous peoples and western astronomers, which provides an introduction to ancient and living astronomies of native cultures. Letter grade only.
3 AST 200 - Level Cultural Understanding and Ethnic Critical Thinking
AST 280 Introduction To Astrophysics
Calculus-based introductory astrophysics course covering solar system mechanics, overview of planets, electromagnetic radiation, telescopes, stellar evolution, galactic structure, interstellar medium, galaxies, and cosmology. Letter grade only.
3 AST 200 - Level
AST 389 Cooperative Education
Individualized preplanned cooperative employment experience related to your field of study or career objectives. Fee required. Pass-fail only. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 units.
1-12 AST 300 - Level
AST 390 Astrophysics: The Solar System
Physical processes governing the origin and evolution of the solar system and the objects within it. Letter grade only.
3 AST 300 - Level
AST 391 Astrophysics: Stars
Stellar atmospheres and interiors; star formation and stellar evolution. Letter grade only.
3 AST 300 - Level
AST 392 Astrophysics: Galaxies And Cosmology
Structure of the Milky Way and other galaxies; interstellar medium; quasars; cosmology. Letter grade only.
3 AST 300 - Level
AST 399 Special Topics
In-depth study of an aspect, concept, or problem within a program of study. Letter grade only. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.
1-3 AST 300 - Level
AST 401 Observational Astronomy
Time and coordinates, spherical triangle, astrometry; photographic and electronic imaging; astronomical optics; orbital elements; photometry, spectroscopy. Co-convened with AST 580. Letter grade only.
3 AST 400 - Level
AST 401L Observational Astronomy Lab
Lab for AST 401. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
1 AST 400 - Level
AST 408 Fieldwork Experience
Individualized supervised field experience in an appropriate agency or organization. Fee required. Pass-fail only. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 units.
1-12 AST 400 - Level
AST 485 Undergraduate Research
Original research under the supervision of a research adviser. Letter grade or pass-fail. May be repeated for up to 12 units of credit.  Department consent required.
1-6 AST 400 - Level
AST 497 Independent Study
Individualized approach to selected topics by guided reading and critical evaluation. Letter grade or pass-fail. No repeat limit. Department consent required. Please complete the Independent Study Proposal form and obtain signatures of approval BEFORE registering. https://policy.nau.edu/policy/Documents/Independent_Study_Form_FINAL.pdf
1-6 AST 400 - Level
AST 499 Contemporary Developments
Examines recent trends and investigations in a selected area.  Letter grade only.  No repeat limit.
1-3 AST 400 - Level
AST 510 Exoplanet Science
This course examines basic principles in planetary atmospheres and interiors as applied to observable properties of extrasolar planets (exoplanets). Detection techniques are reviewed in detail, including radial velocity, astrometry, transit, high-contrast imaging, and microlensing. Special attention is given to the feasibility of the search for Earth-like planets, biosignatures and habitable conditions on exoplanets. Letter grade only.
3 AST 500 - Level
AST 520 Astroinformatics: Big Data In Astronomy
This course provides training in the fundamentals of astroinformatics: applying "big data" techniques to research topics in astronomy. Course material will include case studies of astroinformatics projects that exist presently and that are coming in the future; tutorials in computational approaches; exposure to relevant statistical approaches; and training in creating informatics research topics. The course will conclude with a term project in which students will apply the skills they have learned to existing data sets. Letter grade only.
3 AST 500 - Level
AST 530 Topics In Astronomy
In-depth study of selected topics in astronomy and planetary science. Topics will vary depending on instructor's expertise. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 9 units of credit.
3 AST 500 - Level
AST 570 Astrochemistry
This course covers the synthesis of elements in stars, partitioning of elements between solids, liquids, and gas during the formation of the Solar System, an overview of the chemistry of extraterrestrial materials, isotopic tools to investigate planet formation, a chemical timeline of the Solar System, and chemical case studies of asteroids, comets, and planets. Letter grade only.
3 AST 500 - Level
AST 580 Techniques In Observational Astronomy
Acquisition and reduction of modern astronomical data, emphasizing imaging, photometry, and spectroscopy. 3 hrs. lecture, 1 hr. lab. Co-convened with AST 401. Letter grade only. Prerequisites: satisfactory completion of undergraduate modern physics course (PHY 361) and graduate status.
4 AST 500 - Level
AST 587 Reading For Comprehensive Exam
Preparation for comprehensive examination. Pass-Fail only.
1-9 AST 500 - Level
AST 590 Physics Of The Solar System
Focuses on the physics that structures the solar system-its formation and evolution. Instructor consent required. Letter grade only.
3 AST 500 - Level
AST 593 Public In-service Workshop
Topical instruction involving exchange of ideas, practical methods, skills, and principles. You many count up to 6 hours of 593 toward your graduate program. Pass-fail only. No repeat limit.
1-3 AST 500 - Level
AST 595 Formation, Evolution, And Habitability Of Planetary Systems
Physical and chemical processes that are fundamental to the formation and habitability of planetary systems are examined in the light of observations of protoplanetary disks, small solar system bodies, and planets around other stars. Key topics include star and planet formation, orbital dynamics, asteroids, comets, Trans-Neptunian Objects, planetary rings, extra-solar planets, and life-planet interactions. Letter grade only.
3 AST 500 - Level
AST 599 Contemporary Developments
Examines recent trends and investigations in a selected area of a particular field of study. May be offered no more than three times before being submitted for a permanent course number. May be repeated for credit. Letter grade only.
1-4 AST 500 - Level
AST 608 Fieldwork Experience
Supervised field experience in an appropriate agency, organization, or situation. May not exceed 12 units of credit. Pass-Fail only. Fee required.
1-12 AST 600 - Level
AST 685 Graduate Research
Individualized directed research on selected topics. Pass-fail or letter grade, depending on department policy. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit.
1-6 AST 600 - Level
AST 687 Professional Development Seminar
Designed to assist in preparing you for entry into your professional arena. Pass-Fail or letter grade, depending on department policy.
1-3 AST 600 - Level
AST 698 Graduate Seminar
Reading and discussion on selected advanced topics. Pass-Fail or letter grade, depending on department policy.
1-3 AST 600 - Level
AST 699 Thesis
Individualized directed research, writing, and oral defense of selected thesis topic. Pass-Fail only.
1-9 AST 600 - Level
AST 799 Dissertation
Individualized directed research, writing, and oral defense of selected dissertation topic. Pass-Fail only. May be repeated for credit.
1-9 AST 700 - Level
AT 200 Prevention Of Athletic Injuries And Emergency Care
Involves preventing athletic injuries using taping techniques, special bracing or padding, and standard protective equipment. Incorporates knowledge and skills of first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation into athletic emergency situations. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 AT 200 - Level
AT 201 Clinical Education I
Review and evaluation of specific clinical proficiencies required by the National Athletic Trainers' Association for certification. Includes day-to-day fieldwork in an approved athletic training clinical site facility. Pass-fail only. Course fee required.
2 AT 200 - Level
AT 202 Clinical Education II
Review and evaluation of specific clinical proficiencies required by the National Athletic Trainers' Association for certification. Includes day-to-day fieldwork in an approved training clinical site facility. Pass-fail only. Course fee required.
2 AT 200 - Level
AT 229 Emergency Care In Athletic Training
This course exposes the student to emergency care situations/skills necessary in Athletic Training settings. The course also provides certification in CPR for the Professional Rescuer w/ AED. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
2 AT 200 - Level
AT 250 Concepts In Athletic Training Practice Symposium
This class will meet once per week to discuss basic skills used daily in athletic training settings. The purpose is to assist the first semester AT student with clinical learning. Letter grade only.
1 AT 200 - Level
AT 301 Clinical Education III
Review and evaluation of specific clinical proficiencies required by the National Athletic Trainers' Association for certification. Includes day-to-day fieldwork in an approved athletic training clinical site facility. Pass-fail only. Course fee required.
2 AT 300 - Level
AT 302 Clinical Education IV
Review and evaluation of specific clinical proficiencies required by the National Athletic Trainers' Association for certification. Includes day-to-day fieldwork in an approved athletic training clinical site facility. Pass-fail only. Course fee required.
2 AT 300 - Level
AT 315 Research Methods In Athletic Training
This course is designed to help the students learn basic scientific research knowledge. Topics include research design, statistics, evidence-based practice, critical appraisal, and ethics in Athletic Training research. Letter grade only.
2 AT 300 - Level
AT 320 Psychology Of Injury In Sport
This course exposes the student to psychological aspects of working with injured and/or ill athletes in an Athletic Training setting. Letter grade only.
2 AT 300 - Level
AT 350 Therapeutic Modalities In Athletic Training
Examines the proper role of physical agents in the rehabilitation of sports-related injuries. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
4 AT 300 - Level
AT 360 Physical Assessment Of The Injured Athlete I
Physical assessment of sports-related injuries to the upper and lower extremities. Letter grade only.
3 AT 300 - Level
AT 365 Physical Assessment Of The Injured Athlete II
Physical assessment of sports-related injuries to the axial skeleton, thorax, abdomen, and associated organs. Letter grade only.
3 AT 300 - Level
AT 368 General Medical Conditions And Pharmaceuticals
An in depth look at general medical conditions commonly seen in the physically active as well as pharmaceuticals used in the treatment of those conditions and skeletal disorders. Letter grade only.
3 AT 300 - Level
AT 370W Therapeutic Exercise Of The Injured Athlete
Planning and implementing sport-specific functional rehabilitation programs based on therapeutic goals and objectives. This course fulfills NAU's junior-level writing requirement. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
4 AT 300 - Level Junior Writing Requirement Effective Writing
AT 380 Administration In Athletic Training
Provides background knowledge in the administration and management of athletic training. Letter grade only.
3 AT 300 - Level
AT 385 Structure And Current Trends In Athletic Training
Role of pharmacology and supplements in athletics. Comprehensive study of athletic training structure. Discussion of current topics and trends in athletic training. Letter grade only.
3 AT 300 - Level
AT 399 Special Topics
In-depth study of an aspect, concept, or problem within a program of study. Letter grade only. May be repeated for a maximum of six units.
1-3 AT 300 - Level
AT 400 Anatomical Basis Of Sports Injuries
An in depth study of the human body, focusing on the effects of injury to the musculature, nervous system, and blood supply of the extremities. Letter grade or pass-fail. Course fee required.
3 AT 400 - Level
AT 401 Clinical Education V
Review and evaluation of specific clinical proficiencies required by the National Athletic Trainers' Association for certification. Includes day-to-day in an approved athletic training clinical site facility. Pass-fail only. Course fee required.
2 AT 400 - Level
AT 402 Clinical Education VI
Review and evaluation of specific clinical proficiencies required by the National Athletic Trainers' Association for certification. Includes day-to-day fieldwork in an approved athletic training clinical site facility. Pass-fail only.
2 AT 400 - Level
AT 497C Senior Capstone Project In Athletic Training
This will fulfill the University Senior Capstone requirement. The student conducts an independent research project of their choice. Admission into the Athletic Training Education Program and Senior Status recommended. Letter grade only. Course fee required. Please complete the Independent Study Proposal form and obtain signatures of approval BEFORE registering. https://policy.nau.edu/policy/Documents/Independent_Study_Form_FINAL.pdf
3-6 AT 400 - Level Senior Capstone
AT 497CH Senior Capstone Project In Athletic Training - Honors
This will fulfill the University Senior Capstone requirement. The student conducts an independent research project of their choice. Admission into the Athletic Training Education Program and Senior Status recommended. Letter grade only. Course fee required. Please complete the Independent Study Proposal form and obtain signatures of approval BEFORE registering. https://policy.nau.edu/policy/Documents/Independent_Study_Form_FINAL.pdf
3-6 AT 400 - Level Senior Capstone
AT 500 Bracing And Padding In Athletic Training
The purpose of this course is to introduce the student to the athletic taping, bracing, and padding techniques used in the profession of athletic training. Student will engage in practical, hands-on activities with a focus on learning, practicing, and mastering taping, bracing, and padding techniques. Letter grade only.
2 AT 500 - Level
AT 501 Clinical Education I
The purpose of this course is to review and evaluate clinical proficiencies required by the National Athletic Trainers' Association for certification and our professional accreditation through CAATE. Pass-fail only.
3 AT 500 - Level
AT 502 Clinical Education II
The purpose of this course is to review and evaluate clinical proficiencies required by the National Athletic Trainers' Association for certification and our professional accreditation through CAATE. Pass-fail only.
3 AT 500 - Level
AT 503 Clinical Education III
Students will attend required, brief clinical rotations, including: Orthopedic Physician's office, Rehabilitation clinic office, and a General Medical Physician's office. They will observe and, as appropriate, practice clinical skills under the supervision of the clinical preceptor. Pass-fail only.
2 AT 500 - Level
AT 504 Clinical Education IV
The purpose of this course is to review and evaluate clinical proficiencies required by the National Athletic Trainers' Association for certification and our professional accrediting body, CAATE. Pass-fail only.
4 AT 500 - Level
AT 505 Clinical Education V
The purpose of this course is to review and evaluate clinical proficiencies required by the National Athletic Trainers' Association for certification and our professional accrediting body, CAATE. Pass-fail only.
4 AT 500 - Level
AT 510 Ethics In Athletic Training Practice
This course provides the graduate student with the study of ethical practice within the profession of athletic training. From our national professional code of ethics to our state licensure law to diversity issues, this course outlines how students are expected to exhibit professional behavior both now and long into their career. Letter grade only.
1 AT 500 - Level
AT 520 Anatomy For Athletic Trainers
The purpose of this course is to build upon the student's knowledge of anatomy. The muscular, nervous, and cardiovascular systems of the extremities and the spine will be studied in terms of location, function, tissue damage that may occur during injury as well as tissue repair during surgical procedures. Letter grade only.
3 AT 500 - Level
AT 525 Rehabilitation Of Athletic Injuries I
This course is designed to help you learn how to plan and implement sport-specific functional rehabilitation programs. Emphasis is placed on development of comprehensive, individualized rehabilitation protocols incorporating open and closed kinetic chain activities, proprioceptive training techniques, plyometrics, core stability, and other functional activities based on pre-determined therapeutic goals and objectives. Letter grade only.
3 AT 500 - Level
AT 526 Rehabilitation Of Athletic Injuries II
This course will take place in a clinical setting that will be designated by the clinical coordinator. The purpose of the course is for the graduate student to apply and analyze the implementation of techniques, concepts, and guiding principles of rehabilitation programs learned in AT 525, to at least one patient. Daily interaction with the patient is required, while being supervised by the Clinical Preceptor. Letter grade only.
1 AT 500 - Level
AT 530 Therapeutic Modalities
The purpose of this course is to enhance the student's understanding of the role of physical agents in the treatment and rehabilitation of sports related injuries. Emphasis is placed in the physiological effects, indications and contraindications, and clinical application of thermal, electrical, and mechanical agents. Letter grade only.
3 AT 500 - Level
AT 535 Pathophysiology Of Medical Conditions And Pharmacology In Athletic Training
This course will provide an advanced level of knowledge and clinical skills in the signs, symptoms, and management of the pathophysiology of general medical conditions commonly see in athletics. It will also provide an advanced level of knowledge concerning the identification and use of pharmacological agents in athletics. Letter grade only.
3 AT 500 - Level
AT 540 Lower Extremity Injury Evaluations
This course is designed to help you learn advanced knowledge and clinical skills in the assessment of sports related injuries to the lower extremity and lumbar spine. This course will also serve to enhance your decision-making and problem-solving skills in initial injury management. Letter grade only.
3 AT 500 - Level
AT 545 Upper Extremity Injury Evaluation
This course is designed to help you learn advanced knowledge and clinical skills in the assessment of sports related injuries to the upper extremity, head and neck. This course will also serve to enhance your decision-making and problem-solving skills in initial injury management. Letter grade only.
3 AT 500 - Level
AT 550 Research Proposal Development
This course is an online course designed to assist the student in developing the topic and research method they will use for their program Master's Applied Project. Letter grade only.
1 AT 500 - Level
AT 555 Research Methods In Athletic Training
This course is designed to help the student learn basic scientific research knowledge. Topics addressed will include research design, statistics, evidence-based practice research, critical appraisal of research, and ethics in research. This course will also serve to enhance decision-making and problem-solving skills when interpreting research reports of athletic training studies. Students will also develop a research proposal and submit to IRB. Letter grade only.
3 AT 500 - Level
AT 597 Reading For Comprehensive Exam
Preparation for comprehensive examination. Pass-Fail only.
1-9 AT 500 - Level
AT 599 Contemporary Developments
Examines recent trends and investigations in a selected area. Pass-Fail or letter grade, depending on department policy.
1-3 AT 500 - Level
AT 608 Fieldwork In Athletic Training Education
The purpose of this course is to provide an experiential learning environment designed to allow students to practice teaching secondary school students in the clinical athletic training setting. Pass/Fail only. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 units. Prerequisite: Undergraduate degree in Athletic Training major.
6 AT 600 - Level
AT 610 Nutrition For Athletic Performance
This course will investigate different aspects of nutrition demands for athletes. From pre-event meals to understanding supplements, the graduate students will delve into critical analysis of nutrition for different athlete types. Letter grade only.
3 AT 600 - Level
AT 620 Administration In Athletic Training Practice
This course provides the student with the background and skills necessary to administer and manage an Athletic Training Program. Topics such as athletic training program management, budget, insurance, facility design, legal issues, and ethics in the profession of athletic training will be discussed. Letter grade only.
3 AT 600 - Level
AT 625 Professional Development In Athletic Training
In this course, state, district, and national organizations as well as continuing education requirements will be reviewed. Current trends in Athletic Training and controversial topics in the literature will be reviewed and discussed, while requiring the graduate student to develop and defend their own stance on the issues. The Board of Certification Examination will be discussed as well as gaining licensure in Arizona. Letter grade only.
3 AT 600 - Level
AT 635 Psychology Of The Injured Athlete
This course examines the background of psychological theories and applications related to injuries/illnesses and subsequent rehabilitation of the physically active. The course is designed to develop the graduate students' ability to optimize rehabilitative efforts of injuries & illnesses of the physically active. Techniques such as social support, imagery, education, and modeling will be used. Eating disorders, substance abuse, and disability are included. Letter grade only.
3 AT 600 - Level
AT 650 Research Evaluation In Athletic Training
This online course will prepare the student to critically evaluate both qualitative and quantitative research. Athletic training research articles will be used as students learn the steps to evaluating research. Letter grade only.
2 AT 600 - Level
AT 655 Research IV - Applied Project
The student will employ graduate level critical thinking to implement their Applied Project research, assess the results, and write their final paper. Each student will work with a professor for advisement through this final phase of their research. Students are expected to submit their final Applied Project paper to a scholarly journal for publication.
2 AT 600 - Level
BA 299 Special Topics
In-depth study of an aspect, concept, or problem. Letter grade only. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.
1-3 BA 200 - Level
BA 399 Special Topics - Honors
In-depth study of an aspect, concept, or problem within a program of study. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 18 hours of credit.
1-9 BA 300 - Level
BA 520 Economic Analysis
This course introduces students to the tools and concepts of economic analysis. Intended primarily for students preparing to enter the MBA program but who lack the economics prerequisites. Letter grade only.
3 BA 500 - Level
BA 521 Accounting For Managers
Students will develop an understanding of financial and managerial accounting from a user's perspective and will be able to prepare financial reports, analyze and appropriately use financial information to inform business decisions. Letter grade only.
3 BA 500 - Level
BA 522 Quantitative Analysis And Operations Management For Decision Making
Students will review basic data analysis and statistics, and learn basic operations management concepts such as quality management and quality control, forecasting, supply chain management, production and service processes, and inventory control all in a context of managerial decision making. Letter grade only.
3 BA 500 - Level
BA 523 Integrated Introduction To Management And Marketing
An integrated introduction to management and marketing topics important for MBA students as a foundation for their further studies. Students will develop problem identification, analytic, and decision-making skills through application of course concepts to applied business problems. Letter grade only.
3 BA 500 - Level
BA 524 Principles Of Finance And Law For Managers
Survey of the major areas of law and financial operations in business and their relationship to other business functions; internal financial activities, sources of funds, the firm's involvement with money and capital markets, basic techniques of financial analysis and their application to financial decision making; knowledge of securities, employment and contract laws; development of an understanding of the financial and legal system. Letter grade only.
3 BA 500 - Level
BA 587 Professional Development
PC skills for professionals; introduction to communication skills expectations and coaching available during the program; computer-assisted meeting tools. Letter grade or pass-fail. No repeat limit.
1 BA 500 - Level
BA 599 Contemporary Developments
Examines recent trends and investigations in a selected area of a particular field of study. May be offered no more than three times before being submitted for a permanent course number. May be repeated for credit. Letter grade only.
1-3 BA 500 - Level
BA 641 Business Consulting Skills
This course provides an overview of management, marketing, and communication skills necessary for success for MBA Consulting Concentration graduates. These skills contribute to consulting and management competencies for success in competitive organizations. Letter grade only.
3 BA 600 - Level
BA 642 Decision Modeling & Simulation
This course is designed to build the decision-making abilities of non-accounting MBAs. Students will consider the managerial implications of organizational issues as they plan, lead, organize, and control day-to-day operations. Students will learn modeling and project management skills, and will be able to apply those skills as they work in teams on a business operations simulation. Letter grade only.
3 BA 600 - Level
BA 643 Business Consulting Practicum
MBA student teams analyze real business problems, develop implementation plans, and provide recommendations to solve strategic problems, enhance organizational efficiency or effectiveness, or evaluate business opportunities. Letter grade only.
3 BA 600 - Level
BA 650 Systems, Orientation, And Training
Systems view of the firm; ethics perspectives; business strategy, and the case method approach to business. Letter grade only.
1 BA 600 - Level
BA 651 Customers, Markets, And Organizations
Assessment of markets and customers, both nationally and internationally. Evaluation of market structure, conduct, and performance with statistical tools. Develop, evaluate, and assess marketing strategy. Letter grade only.
4 BA 600 - Level
BA 652 Managing People And Processes
Overview of the behavior and motivation of individuals within an organizational framework; interactions among organizational design, culture, and processes, emphasizing information technology; process management; and improvement. Letter grade only.
3 BA 600 - Level
BA 653 Individuals, Teams, And Careers
Introduces human-asset issues in organizations from personal, legal, and management perspectives. Letter grade only.
1 BA 600 - Level
BA 654 Managerial Decision-making
Analytical techniques for managerial decision-making; relationships between financial markets and firm goals, effects of cost evaluation on firm decision-making, and long-term financial decisions both nationally and internationally. Letter grade only.
4 BA 600 - Level
BA 659 Strategy And Leadership
Students evaluate strategic business challenges, considering managerial implications of organizational issues, to make high-level decisions and determine proper leadership to implement those decisions. Students use analytical tools and class discussion to formulate and implement policy. This case intensive class sets the foundation for other core MBA classes. Letter grade only.
3 BA 600 - Level
BA 687 Professional Development Seminar
This course offers enrichment activities geared to building vital business life-skills. Students will build confidence and skills in the areas of: career development, business ethics and international practices. Letter grade only. May be repeated for three units of credit.
1 BA 600 - Level
BASW 220 Introduction To Social Work
A survey course that introduces social work as a profession within the context of the institution of social welfare. A service learning experience is required. Letter grade only.
3 BASW 200 - Level Social and Political Worlds Critical Thinking
BASW 315 Culturally Competent Practice
A framework for understanding diverse groups, human rights, and social and economic justice issues. Letter grade only.
3 BASW 300 - Level
BASW 320W Evolution Of Social Welfare Policy In The Us
Historical development of social policy and legislation within the context of social and economic justice. Examines the impact of policy on social services. Letter grade only.
3 BASW 300 - Level Junior Writing Requirement Effective Writing
BASW 321 Micro Level Social Work Practice: Individuals
Ecological systems, strength perspective, and the planned change process applied to micro level client systems. This course includes a service-learning requirement. Letter grade only.
3 BASW 300 - Level
BASW 355 Social Work Research Methods
Problem formulation, research design, data collection and analysis, and the social context of social work research, including the systematic evaluation of practice. Letter grade only.
3 BASW 300 - Level
BASW 408 Fieldwork Experience
Supervised fieldwork experience in an appropriate agency or organization. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 units. Department consent required. Pass-fail only.
6 BASW 400 - Level
BASW 420 Social Welfare Policy Practice
Knowledge, values, and skills for affecting political change at the state and local levels along the U.S. Mexico border. Attendance at a government activity/meeting is required. Letter grade only.
3 BASW 400 - Level
BASW 422 Mezzo Level Social Work Practice: Groups And Families
Knowledge, values, and skills in the application of the planned change process with Hispanic, military, and mezzo level client systems along the U.S. Mexico border. Letter grade only.
3 BASW 400 - Level
BASW 423 Macro Level Social Work Practice: Organizations And Communities
Knowledge, values, and skills in the application of the planned change process with Hispanic, military, and macro level client systems along the U.S. Mexico border. Letter grade only.
3 BASW 400 - Level
BASW 427 Human Behavior In The Social Environment
A multi-dimensional perspective of human behavior and social theory for assessing micro, mezzo, and macro client systems with emphasis on U.S. Mexico border populations. Letter grade only.
3 BASW 400 - Level
BASW 451 Crisis Intervention
Knowledge, values, and skills for working with people in crisis. Letter grade only.
3 BASW 400 - Level
BASW 452 High Stress Border Occupations
Theoretical and practical approaches to generalist social work practice with military and law enforcement personnel and their families. The common social issues affecting both populations will be presented using the social work planned change process. Letter grade only.
3 BASW 400 - Level
BASW 453 U. S. Mexico Border Issues For Social Workers
An examination of those social problems and issues affecting borderland populations and social workers along the U.S. Mexico border. Letter grade only.
3 BASW 400 - Level
BASW 454 Mental Health
Knowledge, values, and skills for working with people in the mental health system. Letter grade only.
3 BASW 400 - Level
BASW 455 Spanish Language Skills For Social Work Practice
This is an advanced Spanish course intended for BASW students whose level of fluency in Spanish is intermediate and it will further develop their language skills, social/cultural principals of social work practice with Latinos, competence in professional relations with Latinos, and delivery systems and how they affect Latinos and their families. Department consent required. Letter grade only.
3 BASW 400 - Level
BASW 485 Undergraduate Research
Original research under the supervision of a research adviser. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 12 units of credit.
1-6 BASW 400 - Level
BASW 498C Senior Seminar
Capstone course for integrating social work curriculum into a framework for influencing change as professional generalist social workers. Letter grade only.
3 BASW 400 - Level Senior Capstone
BBA 201 Statistics For Management
Covers the nature of probability and statistics and their use in managerial decision making, including the estimation of population parameters, hypothesis testing, regression, correlation, analysis of variance and nonparametric methods. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 200 - Level
BBA 205 Legal, Ethical, Regulatory, And Global Environment Of Business
Basic coverage of the environment of business, including legal and ethical issues and the regulatory and global environment of business that affect business policies and decisions. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 200 - Level
BBA 255 Financial Accounting
Introduces theory and practice in the preparation, analysis, and interpretation of general purpose financial statements for external users. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 200 - Level SUN
BBA 256 Managerial Accounting
Introduces theory and practice in the use of accounting information for planning of operations, controlling of activities, and making management decisions. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 200 - Level SUN
BBA 284 Principles Of Microeconomics
A systematic investigation of the operation of a market economy ; supply and demand; consumer behavior; production and costs; determination of prices in various product and resource markets; causes and consequences of income distribution, international economics. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 200 - Level SUN
BBA 285 Principles Of Macroeconomics
Measurement of national economic variables; determination of output, income, employment, and price levels through aggregate supply and demand analysis; business cycles, fiscal and monetary policy, global implications of international trade and production. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 200 - Level SUN
BBA 290 Managerial Accounting And Financial Analysis
Introduces fundamentals of managerial accounting and financial analysis for the BAS, BAIS, and BSIS Administration students and the BAS Technology Management students who have not completed Principles of Accounting: Financial. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 200 - Level
BBA 291 Economic Analysis And Business Law
Introduces fundamentals of economic analysis and business law for the BAS, BAIS, and BSIS Administration students and the BAS Technology Management students who have not completed Principles of Accounting: Financial. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 200 - Level
BBA 292 Fundamentals Of Logistics
Introduces the fundamentals of logistics, including procurement, inventory, transportation, warehousing, materials handling, packaging, information management, sustainability, and international logistics. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 200 - Level
BBA 293 Information And Technology Literacy
Study of the pervasive influence of information and technology systems in organizations and society. Acquire and enhance skills to organize and apply information using databases, spreadsheets, word and information processing, and presentation graphics; evaluate the effectiveness and reliability of various information sources for their appropriate use. Critical evaluation of public policy issues relating to computers and information technology. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 200 - Level Science and Applied Science SUN Critical Thinking
BBA 296 Spanish For Business I
An introduction to basic language skills, terminology, forms and procedures used in Spanish in business, commerce, economics, and business organizations. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 200 - Level Cultural Understanding Critical Thinking
BBA 297 Spanish For Business II
A continuation of the introduction to basic language skills, terminology, forms, and procedures used in Spanish in business, commerce, economics, and business organizations. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 200 - Level Cultural Understanding Critical Thinking
BBA 299 Special Topics
In-depth study of an aspect, concept, or problem. Instructor consent required. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit.
1-3 BBA 200 - Level
BBA 300 Principles Of Management In A Global Economy
The environment of organizations, planning, organizing, leading, controlling, and reviewing processes and systems, including strategic planning, teamwork, and process design. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 BBA 300 - Level
BBA 301 Career Development
The course is made up of 15 steps designed to help students prepare for their careers. NAU and others' career planning resources are identified and explained. The need for students to be proactive in launching their careers is stressed throughout the course. Pass-fail only.
3 BBA 300 - Level
BBA 303 Business Management Fundamentals
Overview of management, accounting, economics, and business law. Develops a basic understanding of accounting, business law, economics, and management. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 BBA 300 - Level
BBA 305W Effective Business Communications
Written and oral communication in organizations. Emphasis on writing letters, memos, and reports; speaking and listening skills; nonverbal communication; communication theory; precise word usage; common communication pitfalls; interpersonal communication and human relation skills; and cross-cultural communication. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 300 - Level Junior Writing Requirement Effective Writing
BBA 310 Principles Of Marketing In A Global Economy
An orientation to basic marketing concepts and practices. Topics include the impact of external forces on marketing decisions; marketing strategies, marketing aspects of business ethics and social responsibility. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 300 - Level
BBA 313 Personal Selling
Practical application of selling skills and techniques, interpersonal communication skills, and long-term business relationship development within consumer and business markets. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 300 - Level
BBA 315 Services Marketing
Understanding issues facing the marketing of services. Identification of the unique difference in marketing strategies for tangible and intangible products. Evaluation of quality, service encounters, and relationship development with customers through marketing activities and technology. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 300 - Level
BBA 317 Consumer Behavior
Understanding the consumer decision making process, including individual consumer differences and external influences that affect consumer behavior and marketing activities. Practical application of behavioral concepts as they relate to buying situations and marketing strategies. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 300 - Level
BBA 320 Managerial Finance
Survey of the major areas of financial operations in business and their relationship to other business functions; internal financial activities, sources of funds, and the firm's involvement with money and capital markets; basic techniques of financial analysis and their application to financial decision making; development of an understanding of the financial system. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 300 - Level
BBA 330 Supply Chain & Operations Management
Covers management of operations, the activities utilized to produce the products and/or services sold by the firm. Emphasizes process design and improvement, including the inter-firm processes that manage the twin flows of inventory and information between supply chain members. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 300 - Level
BBA 335 Human Resource Management
Principles, functions, and practices relating to managing human resources in organizations. Describes the basic human resources management processes of selection, training, appraisal, compensation, labor relations and legal compliance. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 300 - Level
BBA 336 Staffing Organizations
Strategic approach to staffing, including forecasting, recruitment, selection, and performance management. Methods for effective employee relations. Application of HRIS and technology in applicant tracking, calculating staffing metrics, and employee performance. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 300 - Level
BBA 337 Employment Law
Labor law compliance for effective employment decisions and employee management. Best practices and recommended approaches to ensure labor compliance in all areas of employment. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 300 - Level
BBA 338 Training And Development
Overview of training practices and how to design effective training. Methods for training needs assessment, training design, and career development. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 300 - Level
BBA 340 Management Information Systems
This course presents information systems used by organizations and work groups with an emphasis on system development, management and effective use. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 300 - Level
BBA 350 Professional Practices And Ethics In Information Technology
Examines interaction of IT professionals with the organization, profession, and governmental agencies, including regulatory compliance monitoring, legal requirements, staff development, and environmental conduct. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 300 - Level
BBA 355 Management Of Information Technology Function
Examines key concepts of managing the information technology function, including strategic planning to support organizational goals and objectives, IT governance, and IT personnel management. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 300 - Level
BBA 360 Teams And Project Management
Effective meetings; interpersonal and group processes; development of effectively functioning project teams, empowered teams and total quality management (TQM); and effective project management. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 300 - Level
BBA 370 Administration Of Information Technology Security And Assurance
An examination of the security and assurance functions of information technology. Topics could include the following: social engineering, analysis of professional control frameworks, data management, privacy considerations, risk analysis, and legal and regulatory requirements. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 300 - Level
BBA 380 Management For Environmental Sustainability And Durable Competitive Advantage
An introduction to the development of environmentally friendly business practices and strategies and the ways in which those practices and strategies can be utilized to develop competitive advantage. Topics include strategy formulation, environmentalism, environmental regulation, environmental management, and sustainable development. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 300 - Level
BBA 385 Mexico: Business Practices And The Economy
Analyzes the business practices in Mexico in light of the Mexican culture. Surveys Mexico's sweeping economic changes since 1982. Examines contrasts and similarities between Mexican and North American business practices. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 300 - Level
BBA 387 Spanish For Business III
Designed to consolidate and increase basic language skills, terminology, forms and procedures used in Spanish in business, commerce, economics, and business organizations. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 300 - Level Cultural Understanding Critical Thinking|Effective Writing|Oral Communication
BBA 389 Commercial Spanish
Academic study in Spanish language and culture designed to advance language skills, terminology, forms and procedures used in Spanish in business, commerce, economics, and business organizations. Cross-listed with SPA 310. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 300 - Level Cultural Understanding Critical Thinking|Effective Writing|Oral Communication
BBA 390 Negotiation And Conflict Management
Introduces theoretical and practical applications of negotiation across multiple contexts. Students engage in several simulated negotiations in order to understand how to craft a conflict resolution plan and then improvise as needed. Special attention will be paid to salary negotiation and negotiation via modalities such as email and text messaging. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 300 - Level
BBA 399 Special Topics
In-depth study of an aspect, concept, or problem. Instructor permission required. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit.
1-3 BBA 300 - Level
BBA 400 Advanced Global Management
This course provides an introduction to the cultural, legal, economic, and political environments of multinational firms. Topics include managing in the global environment and strategic planning in a multicultural environment. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 400 - Level
BBA 405 Entrepreneurship And Small Business Management
Concepts and techniques of organizing and managing small enterprises. Emphasis on practical problems, especially the analysis of practical business case studies and interviews with local and regional businesses that will help the student identify the key steps in successfully managing an ongoing business for profitability and long term enterprise survival. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 400 - Level
BBA 408 Fieldwork Experience
The role of the general manager in dealing with strategic business challenges and providing leadership to the organization; integration of functional areas, policy formulation and implementation, multinational and ethical issues. Pass-fail only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit.
1-6 BBA 400 - Level
BBA 410 Advanced Global Marketing
Marketing opportunities and strategies for firms involved in marketing across national borders and in other countries. Special attention given to planning and implementing marketing mix variables in multicultural, international settings. Within this context, this course will emphasize all the environmental factors that make international marketing more interesting and challenging than purely domestic operations. Priority will be given to the impact of diverse cultures on the marketing task in the international context. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 400 - Level
BBA 413 Emarketing
Exploring the use of technologies to address marketing needs of organizations and consumers. Practical application of eMarketing strategies and social media technologies being used in today's business environment to achieve business goals. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 400 - Level
BBA 415 Entrepreneurial And Small Business Marketing
Marketing opportunities and strategies for small firms. Special attention given to planning and implementing marketing mix variables in small business settings. Within this context, this course will emphasize all the environmental factors that make small business marketing more interesting and challenging than for larger competitors. Consideration will be given to the impact of the marketing task for small businesses also operating in the global context. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 400 - Level
BBA 417 Marketing Research
Conceptual and practical considerations of using marketing research in decision making. Topics include problem definition, qualitative research, observation, quantitative research, survey research, market experiments, questionnaire design, sampling, statistics, data analysis, and communication research results. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 400 - Level
BBA 420 Global Finance And Financial Analysis
Financial decision making for the multinational firm, focusing on financial issues resulting from operating across national borders such as currency exchange, direct foreign investment and country-related risk. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 400 - Level
BBA 425 Entrepreneurial And Small Business Finance
Analysis of financial statements for decision making. Management of current assets and liabilities emphasizing entrepreneurial and small business application. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 400 - Level
BBA 427 Compensation And Benefits
Overview of methods for designing total employee compensation, including employee benefits. Methods to determine employee pay structures and benefits, including health and wellness. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 400 - Level
BBA 428 Global Logistics And Supply Chain Management
Covers management of international logistics operations, including foreign sourcing and production, global transportation, and intermodalism, global facility, network design, import.export, security, intermediaries and trade documentation. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 400 - Level
BBA 429 Green Logistics And Supply Chain Management
Covers environmentally-focused materials, product and process design, purchasing, production and logistics, including reverse logistics, as well as life cycle assessment to evaluate environmental impacts throughout the supply chain. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 400 - Level
BBA 430 Advanced Logistics And Supply Chain Management
Covers logistics network design, supply chain management, procurement, supplier partnerships, inventory, transportation, warehousing, packaging, global logistics, and information management for logistics. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 400 - Level
BBA 435C Strategic Logistics And Supply Chain Management
Covers the formulation and implementation of logistics strategy for competitive advantage, including analysis of logistics capabilities, enhancement of strategy-supportive capabilities, and integration with strategically chosen supply chain partners. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 BBA 400 - Level Senior Capstone
BBA 439 Business Research For Decision Making
Conceptual and applications of business research in decision making. Topics include decision-making process, problem definition, research methods and designs, data collection, sampling, and data analysis. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 400 - Level
BBA 441 Strategic Human Resource Management
Organizational context of human resources. Advanced topics of HRM will be covered in depth, including HRM will be covered in-depth, including strategic HRM and implementation, performance management, emergent trends in HRM, and social responsibility. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 400 - Level
BBA 450 Leadership
Effective leadership; traits, behaviors, including power and influence; effect of situations and contingencies; leader styles; transformational and charismatic leadership; socio-cultural issues; and ethical behavior. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 400 - Level
BBA 457 Critical Thinking And Innovation
Examines the relationship between creativity, innovation, and critical thinking. Topics include key concepts and techniques of creativity, innovation, application of skills in critical thinking, and decision making in small business administration. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 400 - Level
BBA 460 Current Topics In Information Technology
Examination of new technologies that appear to be promising in the information technology field. Examples include: internet, network management tools, mobile technologies, and data analysis. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 9 units of credit.
3 BBA 400 - Level
BBA 465C Technology Management Project
Provides student the opportunity to develop a plan to solve a technology management problem; student chooses a major plan and addresses the problem in detail. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 BBA 400 - Level Senior Capstone
BBA 466 Legislative Internship
Supervised internship in the Arizona Legislature during spring term. Students are selected on a competitive basis, and you must apply during the fall term. (To be eligible, you must be a candidate for a bachelor's degree, have completed all lower-division requirements, and have attained senior status at the end of the fall term preceding the internship.) Course enrollment is handled by the associate provost for academic administration after the legislature has made its final selection. Pass-fail only.
1-12 BBA 400 - Level
BBA 471C Business Ethics
Analyzes business and its environment, considering such things as the natural environment, business ethics, government policies, impact of technology, and cultural diversity. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 BBA 400 - Level Senior Capstone
BBA 475C Project In Industrial Technology Management
Student will apply knowledge learned in previous business courses to identify, formulate, and suggest management solutions in conjunction with an internship, individual project, or team project related to the needs of local business units. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 BBA 400 - Level Senior Capstone
BBA 480 Business Plan Development
Design, development, and evaluation of a business plan for existing and new businesses. Includes consideration of marketing, industry, financial, management, competitive, and strategic issues relating to the feasibility and operation of new and ongoing businesses. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 BBA 400 - Level
BBA 485 Undergraduate Research
Individualized original research under the supervision of a research advisor. Instructor consent required. Pass-fail or letter grade. May be repeated for up to 12 units of credit. Pass
1-6 BBA 400 - Level
BBA 486 Current Topics In Management
Study of selected current topics that affect organizational management. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 9 units of credit.
3 BBA 400 - Level
BBA 490C Strategic Management
The role of the general manager in dealing with strategic business challenges and providing leadership to the organization; integration of functional areas, policy formulation and implementation, multinational and ethical issues. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 BBA 400 - Level Senior Capstone
BBA 492 Shrm Certification Preparation
This course will prepare students for taking the SHRM-CP exam (Certification as a professional in human resource management by the Society of Human Resource Management). Enrollment in a degree or certification program is not required, but BBA students may take it as an elective for the Human Resource Management Emphasis. It will provide students with comprehensive knowledge in each of the areas required for certification testing. Instructor consent required. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 400 - Level
BBA 495 Managing For Organizational Quality Excellence
Provides an introduction to the foundations of quality management at the product, process, and organizational level. Several quality management methods such as Baldrige, Six Sigma, Lean principles, TQM, and ISO 9000 will be explored. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 400 - Level
BBA 497 Independent Study
Individualized approach to selected topics by guided reading and critical evaluation. Instructor consent required. Pass-fail or letter grade. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit. Please complete the Independent Study Proposal form and obtain signatures of approval BEFORE registering. https://policy.nau.edu/policy/Documents/Independent_Study_Form_FINAL.pdf
1-6 BBA 400 - Level
BBA 498 Human Resource Management Applications
Independent study course to develop a Human Resource Project while working under general direction of a faculty mentor. This Project will display the application of concepts learned and interrelationship of HR disciplines. Letter grade only.
3 BBA 400 - Level
BIO 100 Principles Of Biology
Introduces basic principles and concepts of biology. Methods of scientific inquiry and behavior of matter and energy in biological systems are explored. Not available for credit in the major or minor. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 100 - Level Science and Applied Science Scientific Inquiry
BIO 100L Principles Of Biology Lab
Investigates examples of life, with focus on our understanding of evolution, environment, heredity, body form, and function. Not available for credit in the major or minor. 1 hr. lab. Letter grade only. Course fee required. Corequisite: BIO 100.
1 BIO 100 - Level Lab Science Scientific Inquiry
BIO 154 The Art And Science Of Human Movement
Introduces the study of human exercise and provides a broad-based understanding of applications of human movement to health and science. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 100 - Level Science and Applied Science Scientific Inquiry
BIO 171 Skills For Success In Science
Tools and strategies for succeeding in the university culture and introductory science courses. Designed for students entering science courses of intellectual inquiry. In-depth study of a substantive problem. Instructor consent required. Letter grade only.
2 BIO 100 - Level
BIO 181 Unity Of Life I: Life Of The Cell
Introductory course for biology majors. Emphasizes the unifying molecular and cellular principles of all life on earth. Letter grade only.. Course fee required. Prerequisites: high school algebra, biology, and chemistry.
3 BIO 100 - Level Science and Applied Science SUN Scientific Inquiry
BIO 181H Unity Of Life I: Life Of The Cell - Honors
Introductory course for biology majors. Emphasizes the unifying molecular and cellular principles of all life on earth. Letter grade only. Prerequisites: high school algebra, biology, and chemistry.
3 BIO 100 - Level Science and Applied Science Scientific Inquiry
BIO 181L Unity Of Life I Laboratory
Introduces experimental techniques in cellular and molecular biological sciences. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
1 BIO 100 - Level Lab Science SUN Scientific Inquiry
BIO 181R Unity Of Life I Recitation
Optional recitation section covering problem-solving techniques in biology. Not available for credit in the major or minor. Pass-fail only.
1 BIO 100 - Level
BIO 182 Unity Of Life II: Lives Of Multicellular Organisms
Introductory course for biology majors. Emphasizes the unifying organismal principles of life on earth. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 100 - Level SUN
BIO 182H Unity Of Life II: Lives Of Multicellular Organisms - Honors
Introductory course for biology majors. Emphasizes the unifying organismal principles of life on earth. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 BIO 100 - Level
BIO 182L Unity Of Life II Laboratory
Hands on experience with concepts introduced in BIO 182. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
1 BIO 100 - Level SUN
BIO 192 Introduction To Exercise Science
Overview of the biological basis of human movement and function, including health, disease, and human performance. Provides information on the subject matter, career opportunities, and current literature in exercise science. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 100 - Level
BIO 192H Introduction To Exercise Science - Honors
Overview of the biological basis of human movement and function, including health, disease, and human performance. Provides information on the subject matter, career opportunities, and current literature in exercise science. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 100 - Level
BIO 199 Special Topics
Foundations of intellectual inquiry. In-depth study of a substantive problem. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units. Letter grade only.
1-3 BIO 100 - Level
BIO 201 Human Anatomy/Physiology I
Integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, and sensory systems in health and disease. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 200 - Level SUN
BIO 201L Human Anatomy/Physiology I Lab
Examines histology and human organ systems including integumentary, skeletal, muscular and nervous. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
1 BIO 200 - Level SUN
BIO 201R Human Anatomy & Physiology I Recitation
Optional recitation section to improve vocabulary, problem-solving, and study skills for Human Anatomy & Physiology I. Not available for credit in the major or minor. Pass-fail only.
1 BIO 200 - Level
BIO 202 Human Anatomy/Physiology II
Body fluid, cardiovascular, digestive, respiratory, urinary, reproductive, and endocrine systems in health and disease. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 BIO 200 - Level SUN
BIO 202L Human Anatomy/Physiology II Lab
Examines human organ systems including endocrine, cardiovascular, immune, respiratory, urinary, digestive, and reproductive. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
1 BIO 200 - Level SUN
BIO 205 Microbiology
Fundamental microbiology emphasizing structure and function of organisms, aspects of microbial diversity, pathogenic microorganisms, disease mechanisms and immune response. For students majoring in microbiology and those in the health professions. Recommended: CHM 130 or CHM 151. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 200 - Level Science and Applied Science SUN Scientific Inquiry
BIO 205L Microbiology Lab
Examines the function of organisms, aspects of microbial diversity, pathogenic microorganisms, disease mechanisms and immune response. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
1 BIO 200 - Level Lab Science SUN Scientific Inquiry
BIO 221 Lower Invertebrates
Surveys the "lower" invertebrate phyla using selected taxa to illustrate concepts in evolution, ecology, and behavior. 3 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab. Letter grade only. Course fee required. Prerequisite: (BIO 181 or BIO 181H) and BIO 182
4 BIO 200 - Level
BIO 222 Higher Invertebrates
Surveys the "higher" invertebrate phyla using selected taxa to illustrate concepts in evolution, ecology, and behavior. 3 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab. Letter grade only. Course fee required. Prerequisite: (BIO 181 or BIO 181H) and BIO 182
4 BIO 200 - Level
BIO 223 Vertebrate Zoology
Evolution, systematics, distribution, ecology, and primary adaptations of the major vertebrate groups. 3 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab. Letter grade only. Course fee required. Prerequisite: (BIO 181 or BIO 181H) and BIO 182
4 BIO 200 - Level
BIO 227 Intertidal Invertebrates
Surveys invertebrate diversity in the northern Gulf of California, with emphasis on common living and fossil species. Includes a five-day field trip to Puerto Penasco, Mexico. Instructor's Consent. Letter grade only. Course fee required. Prerequisite: BIO 221 or BIO 222.
1 BIO 200 - Level
BIO 240 Genetics And Evolution
Fundamental concepts of inheritance, including genetic and chromosomal character determination, and natural selection leading to population changes and speciation. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 200 - Level
BIO 240H Genetics And Evolution - Honors
Fundamental concepts of inheritance, including genetic and chromosomal character determination, and natural selection leading to population changes and speciation. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 200 - Level
BIO 284 Botany
Surveys botanical principles from an evolutionary perspective, including cell biology, inheritance, development, ecological roles, reproduction, and classification. 3 hrs. lecture and 3 hrs. lab. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
4 BIO 200 - Level
BIO 299 Special Topics
In-depth study of an aspect, concept, or problem.  Letter grade only.  May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.
1-3 BIO 200 - Level
BIO 299H Special Topics - Honors
In-depth study of an aspect, concept, or problem.  Letter grade only.  May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.
1-3 BIO 200 - Level
BIO 300 Human Biology
Series of independent mini courses dealing with aspects of biology and human conditions. Letter grade only. May be repeated for a maximum of 10 units. Each repeat must be a different topic than previously taken.
1 BIO 300 - Level Science and Applied Science Critical Thinking
BIO 301 Science, Religion And Reality
Important topics in today's world showing significant differences of opinion or beliefs contrasting with scientific evidence or contemporary practice, such as life's origin, beginning of an individual, sexual orientation, death. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 300 - Level Science and Applied Science Scientific Inquiry
BIO 302 Relevance Of Science
Crucial challenges, problems, or situations in today's world for which science gives us insight into meeting, solving or understanding, such as global warming, using reclaimed water, energy crisis, epidemics, obesity. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 300 - Level Science and Applied Science Scientific Inquiry
BIO 305W Writing In Biology
Writing component for BIO 205L and BIO 326L. Letter grade only.
1 BIO 300 - Level Junior Writing Requirement Effective Writing
BIO 310 Scientific Concepts In Human Biology
Systems and processes of the human body integrated with an understanding of health and disease. Letter grade only. Prerequisite: high school biology or chemistry. Not available for credit in the major or minor.
3 BIO 300 - Level Science and Applied Science Critical Thinking
BIO 320 General Pathology
Surveys disease processes affecting body systems; cell death and inflammation; emphasizes altered physiological mechanisms in cells and organ systems. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 300 - Level
BIO 320H General Pathology - Honors
Surveys disease processes affecting body systems; cell death and inflammation; emphasizes altered physiological mechanisms in cells and organ systems. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 300 - Level
BIO 322 Entomology
Classification, identification, ecology, physiology, and economic importance of insects. 3 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab. Letter grade only. Course fee required. Prerequisite: (BIO 181 or BIO 181H) and BIO 182
4 BIO 300 - Level
BIO 326 Ecology
Introduces ecological principles, including the distribution and abundance of organisms, population dynamics, community organization, energy flow, and nutrient cycling. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 300 - Level
BIO 326H Ecology - Honors
Introduces ecological principles, including the distribution and abundance of organisms, population dynamics, community organization, energy flow, and nutrient cycling. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 300 - Level
BIO 326L Ecology Lab
Experimental analysis of plant and animal interactions within ecosystems, including community dynamics, ecological processes, and biotic inventories. Letter grade only. Course fee required. Prerequisite or Corequisite: BIO 326
1 BIO 300 - Level Lab Science Scientific Inquiry
BIO 326LH Ecology Lab - Honors
Experimental analysis of plant and animal interactions within ecosystems, including community dynamics, ecological processes, and biotic inventories. Letter grade only. Course fee required. Prerequisite or Corequisite: BIO 326
1 BIO 300 - Level
BIO 334 Functional Anatomy And Kinesiology
Anatomical and mechanical basis of the science of human movement with application to analysis of movement activities. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 300 - Level
BIO 334H Functional Anatomy And Kinesiology - Honors
Anatomical and mechanical basis of the science of human movement with application to analysis of movement activities. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 300 - Level
BIO 338 Physiology Of Exercise
Physiology of human performance during exercise, including cellular and systemic responses, environmental, and training program considerations. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 300 - Level
BIO 338H Physiology Of Exercise - Honors
Physiology of human performance during exercise, including cellular and systemic responses, environmental, and training program considerations. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 300 - Level
BIO 338L Exercise Physiology Lab
Lab methods in exercise physiology, including cardiopulmonary and musculoskeletal function, body composition, and flexibility. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
1 BIO 300 - Level
BIO 343 Genetics Lab
Optional lab in the study of various modes of inheritance in plants and animals with special emphasis on humans. 3 hrs. lab. Letter grade only. Prerequisite or Corequisite: BIO 340
1 BIO 300 - Level
BIO 344 Cellular And Molecular Biology
Organization and function of biological molecules, cell diversity, cell structure and function, and cell interaction and differentiation. Recommended: BIO 340. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 BIO 300 - Level
BIO 344H Cellular And Molecular Biology - Honors
Organization and function of biological molecules, cell diversity, cell structure and function, and cell interaction and differentiation. Recommended: BIO 340. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 BIO 300 - Level
BIO 345 Sustainable Botany
Applies plant science principles to aspects of growing plants, including soil science, pathology, physiology, entomology, orchard, garden, and greenhouse with comparison of modern agribusiness to sustainable agriculture. 3 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
4 BIO 300 - Level Science and Applied Science
BIO 346 Advanced Microbiology
Detailed examination of advanced microbiological concepts and current applications. Topics include cell structure and function, growth and culturing approaches, energy generation, molecular and metabolic diversity, and extremophiles. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 300 - Level
BIO 349L Molecular Techniques
Teaches how to perform and interpret basic molecular techniques including Southern and Northern blots, gene cloning, PCR, protein purification, and SDS-PAGE. 9 hrs. lab. Letter grade only. Course fee required. Prerequisite: BIO 344
3 BIO 300 - Level
BIO 350 Molecular Genetics
Studies genetics from a molecular and microbial perspective; gene structure, expression, control, mutation, and recombination; advances in genetic engineering. Letter grade only. Course fee required. Prerequisite: BIO 181 and BIO 182 and (CHM 230 and CHM 230L) or (CHM 235 and CHM 238) or CHM 360
3 BIO 300 - Level
BIO 350H Molecular Genetics - Honors
Studies genetics from a molecular and microbial perspective; gene structure, expression, control, mutation, and recombination; advances in genetic engineering. Letter grade only. Course fee required. Prerequisite: BIO 181 and BIO 182 and (CHM 230 and CHM 230L) or (CHM 235 and CHM 238) or CHM 360 and Honors student group.
3 BIO 300 - Level
BIO 360 Biomechanics
Biomechanics of human movement and biological tissue properties. Co-convenes with BIO 542. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 300 - Level
BIO 365W Scientific Manuscript Preparation
This course enhances learners' technical writing skills, an essential skill defined in the University's Liberal Studies Program, through practice of concise writing techniques and critical review (peer- and instructor-reviewed) of written work. Learners write a scientific manuscript and prepare it for submission for publication. Manuscripts are derived from research that learners perform in a prerequisite course. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 300 - Level Junior Writing Requirement Effective Writing
BIO 366 Behavior Of Animals
Surveys the theories and reasons that explain the behavior of animals. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 300 - Level Science and Applied Science Scientific Inquiry
BIO 366H Behavior Of Animals - Honors
Surveys the theories and reasons that explain the behavior of animals. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 300 - Level Science and Applied Science Scientific Inquiry
BIO 369 Environmental Microbiology
Microorganisms in the air, food, soil, and water, and their interaction with the environment. 3 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab. Letter grade only. Course fee required. Prerequisite: BIO 205
4 BIO 300 - Level
BIO 369H Environmental Microbiology - Honors
Microorganisms in the air, food, soil, and water, and their interaction with the environment. 3 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab. Letter grade only. Course fee required. Prerequisite: BIO 205
4 BIO 300 - Level
BIO 373 Marine Biology
Behavior, ecology, biogeography, and evolution of marine organisms relative to the physics and geology of the ocean. Letter grade only. Prerequisite: (BIO 181 or BIO 181H) and BIO 182
3 BIO 300 - Level
BIO 374 Economic Botany
Surveys plants used by humans including plant parts or products used and their geographic origin and distribution. 2 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 BIO 300 - Level Science and Applied Science Oral Communication
BIO 375 Infectious Disease
This course will cover the challenge presented by infectious microorganisms, how the host responds to the challenge, and what challenges lie ahead for both humans and microbes. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 BIO 300 - Level
BIO 375H Infectious Disease - Honors
This course will cover the challenge presented by infectious microorganisms, how the host responds to the challenge, and what challenges lie ahead for both humans and microbes. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 BIO 300 - Level
BIO 376 Industrial Microbiology And Biotechnology
Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology explores how microorganisms are used to make medicines, foods, and energy, and to genetically engineer plants and animals. 3 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
4 BIO 300 - Level
BIO 389 Cooperative Education
Individualized preplanned cooperative employment experience related to your field of study or career objectives. Fee required. Pass-fail only. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 units.
1-12 BIO 300 - Level
BIO 399 Special Topics
In-depth study of an aspect, concept, or problem within a program of study. Letter grade only. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.
1-3 BIO 300 - Level
BIO 401C Immunobiology
Basic aspects of immunobiology emphasizing immune response, antibody structure and reactions with antigens, immunological specificity, and immunological diseases. 3 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab. Letter grade only. Course fee required. Recommended: CHM 360.
4 BIO 400 - Level Senior Capstone
BIO 401CH Immunobiology - Honors
Basic aspects of immunobiology emphasizing immune response, antibody structure and reactions with antigens, immunological specificity, and immunological diseases. 3 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab. Letter grade only. Course fee required. Recommended: CHM 360.
4 BIO 400 - Level Senior Capstone
BIO 402 Virology
Biophysical, genetic and biochemical characteristics of mammalian and microbial viruses. Co-convened with BIO 502. Recommended: PHY 111 and 112 Letter grade only.
3 BIO 400 - Level
BIO 408 Fieldwork Experience
Supervised field experience in an appropriate agency or organization. Pass-fail only. No repeat limit. Course fee required.
1-12 BIO 400 - Level
BIO 408C Fieldwork Experience
Supervised fieldwork experience in a professional exercise-science setting. Requires 45 hours for each credit earned. Instructor's consent required. Pass-fail only. May be repeated for up to 12 units of credit. Course fee required.
1-12 BIO 400 - Level Senior Capstone
BIO 408CH Fieldwork Experience - Honors
Supervised fieldwork experience in a professional exercise-science setting. Requires 45 hours for each credit earned. Instructor's consent required. Pass-fail only. May be repeated for up to 12 units of credit. Course fee required.
1-12 BIO 400 - Level Senior Capstone
BIO 409 Soil And Groundwater Bioremediation
Fundamental concepts of bioremediation, including discussion of the following topics: degradation kinetics, bioaugmentation, metal biotransformation, molecular approaches to bioremediation, chlorinated solvents, phytoremediation, petroleum hydrocarbons, and natural attenuation. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 400 - Level
BIO 409H Soil And Groundwater Bioremediation - Honors
Fundamental concepts of bioremediation, including discussion of the following topics: degradation kinetics, bioaugmentation, metal biotransformation, molecular approaches to bioremediation, chlorinated solvents, phytoremediation, petroleum hydrocarbons, and natural attenuation. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 400 - Level
BIO 410 Phycology
Systematics, structure, reproduction, ecology, and methods of collecting algae; culture and experimental study of selected algae species. Field trips, 2 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab. Letter grade only. Course fee required. Prerequisite: (BIO 181 or BIO 181H) and BIO 182
3 BIO 400 - Level
BIO 411 Mycology
Systematics, physiology, ecology, and medical importance of fungi and related forms; field identification and experimental studies. 2 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab. Letter grade only. Course fee required. Prerequisite: (BIO 181 or BIO 181H) and BIO 182
3 BIO 400 - Level
BIO 414 Native Plants Of Arizona
Field-oriented course emphasizing the recognition of much of the native and naturalized flora of Arizona. Letter grade only. Course fee required. Prerequisite: (BIO 181 or BIO 181H) and BIO 182
3 BIO 400 - Level
BIO 415 Plant Taxonomy
Introduces the principles of plant classification; a survey of flowering plant families in northern Arizona; collection, identification, and preservation of wild flowers and grasses. 3 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab. Letter grade only. Course fee required. Prerequisite: BIO 182 and BIO 182L and (BIO 284 or BIO 345 or BIO 374 or BIO 410 or BIO 411 or BIO 414 or BIO 426C or BIO 431)
4 BIO 400 - Level
BIO 416 Gross Human Anatomy
Investigation of human anatomy through hands-on study of human cadavers, models, and prosections. The course will cover skeletal, muscular, nervous, cardiopulmonary, digestive, and urogenital anatomy. 4 hrs.lecture, 6 hrs. lab. Course fee required. Letter grade only.
6 BIO 400 - Level
BIO 420C Advanced Exercise Physiology
Applies physiological principles to exercise circumstances; includes critical analysis of the effect of exercise on human physiologic function with in-depth examination of current literature. This course is an option to satisfy the capstone requirement for exercise science majors. Co-convenes with BIO 514. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 400 - Level Senior Capstone
BIO 420CH Advanced Exercise Physiology - Honors
Applies physiological principles to exercise circumstances; includes critical analysis of the effect of exercise on human physiologic function with in-depth examination of current literature. This course is an option to satisfy the capstone requirement for exercise science majors. Co-convenes with BIO 514. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 400 - Level Senior Capstone
BIO 424 Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy
Interpretation of vertebrate structure with emphasis on phylogeny and function. 3 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab. Letter grade only. Course fee required. Prerequisite: BIO 340
4 BIO 400 - Level
BIO 425C Animal Physiology
Function and integration of animal tissues, organs, and organ systems in the maintenance of homeostasis. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 400 - Level Senior Capstone
BIO 425CH Animal Physiology - Honors
Function and integration of animal tissues, organs, and organ systems in the maintenance of homeostasis. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 400 - Level Senior Capstone
BIO 425L Animal Physiology Lab
Lab experience in the study of animal tissues, organs, and organ systems. 3 hrs. lab. Letter grade only. Course fee required. Prerequisite or Corequisite: BIO 425C
1 BIO 400 - Level
BIO 425LH Animal Physiology Lab - Honors
Lab experience in the study of animal tissues, organs, and organ systems. 3 hrs. lab. Letter grade only. Course fee required. Prerequisite or Corequisite: BIO 425CH
1 BIO 400 - Level
BIO 426C Plants And Climate
Analyzes plant physiological functions, including photosynthesis, transpiration, respiration, and energy balance, and interactions with the past and current climate system. 3 hours lecture. Recommended: CHM 360, BIO 284. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 400 - Level Senior Capstone
BIO 429 Medical Entomology
Taxonomy, Morphology, Life history, Ecology, and Behavior of medically important insects and other arthropods, as well as the diseases they vector. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 400 - Level
BIO 431 Plant Morphology
Comparative functional morphology, ecology, and evolutionary relationships of algae, fungi, bryophytes, and vascular plants; field and lab exercises include fossil and living plants. 2 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab. Letter grade only. Course fee required. Prerequisite: (BIO 181 or BIO 181H) and BIO 182
3 BIO 400 - Level
BIO 435C Evolutionary Biology
Evolution of organisms: including variation, natural selection, adaptation, population genetics, speciation, patterns and rates of evolution, phylogenetics, and the fossil record. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 400 - Level Senior Capstone
BIO 435CH Evolutionary Biology - Honors
Evolution of organisms: including variation, natural selection, adaptation, population genetics, speciation, patterns and rates of evolution, phylogenetics, and the fossil record. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 400 - Level Senior Capstone
BIO 436 Developmental Plant Anatomy
The structure and function of major tissues and organs of seed plants, stressing the origin and differentiation of tissues and organs, i.e., a developmental approach with a strong evolutionary emphasis. The major focus is on angiosperms (flowering plants) with comparisons being made to gymnosperms. Co-convenes with BIO 536. 2 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 400 - Level
BIO 441 Conservation Biology
Scientific basis for conserving and managing biological diversity, emphasizing applications of ecology, drawing on other scientific disciplines, and integrating public policy and sociological issues. Cross-listed with ENV 440. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 400 - Level
BIO 441H Conservation Biology - Honors
Scientific basis for conserving and managing biological diversity, emphasizing applications of ecology, drawing on other scientific disciplines, and integrating public policy and sociological issues. Cross-listed with ENV 440. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 400 - Level
BIO 444C Human Physiology
Physiology of major body systems studied at the metabolic, cellular, and systemic levels, emphasizing homeostatic mechanisms. Letter grade only.
4 BIO 400 - Level Senior Capstone
BIO 444CH Human Physiology - Honors
Physiology of major body systems studied at the metabolic, cellular, and systemic levels, emphasizing homeostatic mechanisms. Letter grade only.
4 BIO 400 - Level Senior Capstone
BIO 450 Bioinformatics
Bioinformatics focuses on the analysis of DNA sequence data, and this class will include discussion of the mathematical, statistical, and computational techniques used in studying genomes and proteomes. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 400 - Level
BIO 454C Applied Cardiovascular Physiology
Human physiology as it relates to cardiovascular regulation during orthostasis, exercise, aging, thermal stress, and in special populations. Co-convened with BIO 554. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 400 - Level Senior Capstone
BIO 460 Exercise Testing And Prescription
Basics of cardiopulmonary and musculoskeletal testing and exercise prescription for general and compromised populations. Includes electrocardiograph analysis. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 BIO 400 - Level
BIO 460L Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing Lab
Applies the principles of cardiopulmonary exercise testing and prescription, including electrocardiogram analysis, aerobic testing, pulmonary function, body composition, and the prescription resulting from that testing. 3 hrs. lab. Letter grade only.
1 BIO 400 - Level
BIO 465C Advanced Clinical Exercise Science
This course will cover pathogenesis and pathophysiology of chronic diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer's disease and focus on current research related to interventions including exercise, nutrition, nutritional supplements, and pharmacological therapies. Additionally the topics of aging, obesity, chronic inflammation, and oxidative stress will be addressed. Co-convened with BIO 565. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 BIO 400 - Level Senior Capstone
BIO 466 Legislative Internship
Supervised internship in the Arizona Legislature during spring semester. Students are selected on a competitive basis, and you must apply during the fall semester. (To be eligible, you must be a candidate for a bachelor's degree and have completed all lower-division requirements and attained senior status at the end of the fall semester preceding the internship.) Registration is handled by the associate provost for academic administration after the legislature has made its final selection. Pass-fail only. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 units; not the same subject.
1-12 BIO 400 - Level
BIO 467 Ecological Sampling And Monitoring
This course familiarizes students with general concepts and techniques in field ecology. It surveys species and phenomena that characterize aquatic, terrestrial, and/or transition ecosystems; familiarizes students with basic sampling, monitoring, ecological concepts, hypothesis testing, and experimental procedures with an emphasis on data organization and analysis techniques that exemplify best practices in ecology. Co-convened with BIO 567. 1 hr. lecture, 9 hrs. lab. Letter grade only.
4 BIO 400 - Level
BIO 468 Conservation And Management Of Imperiled Species
The course familiarizes students with the practical, legal, political, social, and economic realities of managing regulated species, and it engages them in current conservation challenges with imperiled species and habitats. The course emphasizes innovative, multidisciplinary resource management and conservation strategies. Co-convened with BIO 568. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 400 - Level
BIO 469 Data Analysis And Representation
This course emphasizes quantitative approaches, graphical representation, and science writing, and prepares students for the presentation of independent field research in a public and professional forum. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 400 - Level
BIO 471C Microbial Ecology
Population, community, and ecosystem ecology of microorganisms emphasizing interactions with plants and animals and the roles of microorganisms in ecosystem processes. Co-convenes with BIO 578. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 400 - Level Senior Capstone
BIO 471CH Microbial Ecology - Honors
Population, community, and ecosystem ecology of microorganisms emphasizing interactions with plants and animals and the roles of microorganisms in ecosystem processes. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 400 - Level Senior Capstone
BIO 475 Parasitology
Parasites and their life cycles, host injuries, treatment, means of control, and prevention of infection. 3 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab. Letter grade only. Course fee required. Prerequisite: Junior Status
4 BIO 400 - Level
BIO 477 Fish Management
Introduces theory and practice of commercial and sport fish management. Topics include evolution and management of wild and stocked populations; field, lab, and hatchery techniques; aquaculture; exotic species; politics and economic management. 2 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 BIO 400 - Level
BIO 478 Wildlife Management
Surveys concepts and practices employed in the study and management of terrestrial wildlife. Topics include values, habitat requirements, movements, behavior, and dynamics of wildlife populations and the techniques used to ensure their continued survival. 2 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab. Letter grade only. Course fee required. Prerequisite: BIO 326 and one of (BIO 223 or BIO 527 or BIO 528)
3 BIO 400 - Level
BIO 479 Ecosystems And Climate Change
Principles of ecosystem ecology, including the factors controlling ecosystem structure, productivity, nutrient cycling, and energy balance-with examples from the Colorado Plateau and emphasis on global environmental change. Cross-listed with FOR 479. 2 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab. Letter grade only. Course fee required. Prerequisite: (BIO 181 and BIO 182 and BIO 326 ) or (FOR 313 and FOR 314 and FOR 315 and FOR 316)
3 BIO 400 - Level
BIO 482C Human Genomics
This course will convey basic ideas in human genomics, including how genetic information determines phenotype, theories of genetic diagnosis, and the role of genes in cancer and other diseases. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 400 - Level Senior Capstone
BIO 482CH Human Genomics - Honors
This course will convey basic ideas in human genomics, including how genetic information determines phenotype, theories of genetic diagnosis, and the role of genes in cancer and other diseases. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 400 - Level Senior Capstone
BIO 483 Engineering In Biology And Medicine I
Introduction to engineering in biology and medicine. Introduction to the basics of bioelectrical signals, bioelectricity, physiology modeling. Introduction to "reverse" engineering in the fields of medicine and biology. 2 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 400 - Level
BIO 484 Human Tissue Biology
Investigation of the microanatomy, function, and the structural basis of physiology of human cells, tissues, and organs in a combined lecture and laboratory. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
4 BIO 400 - Level
BIO 485 Undergraduate Research
Original research under the supervision of a research adviser. Pass-fail or letter grade. May be repeated for up to 12 units of credit. Department consent required.
1-6 BIO 400 - Level
BIO 485C Undergraduate Research
Research under the supervision of a faculty research adviser. Pass-fail only. Student must have research mentor approval prior to departmental consent. Department consent required. Pass-fail only.
1-6 BIO 400 - Level Senior Capstone
BIO 488C Medical Microbiology
Medical aspects of host-parasite relationships in bacterial, mycotic, rickettsial, and viral diseases of human. Letter grade only. Course fee required. Prerequisite: (BIO 205 or 220) and (CHM 230, 230L) or (CHM 235, 235L)
3 BIO 400 - Level Senior Capstone
BIO 488CH Medical Microbiology - Honors
Medical aspects of host-parasite relationships in bacterial, mycotic, rickettsial, and viral diseases of human. Letter grade only. Course fee required. Prerequisite: (BIO 205 or 220) and (CHM 230, 230L) or (CHM 235, 235L)
3 BIO 400 - Level Senior Capstone
BIO 488L Medical Microbiology Laboratory
This course reinforces and provides hands-on learning opportunities of the concepts covered in BIO 488C. Letter grade only.
1 BIO 400 - Level
BIO 497 Independent Study
Individualized approach to selected topics by guided reading and critical evaluation. Pass-fail or letter grade. No repeat limit. Department consent required. Please complete the Independent Study Proposal form and obtain signatures of approval BEFORE registering. https://policy.nau.edu/policy/Documents/Independent_Study_Form_FINAL.pdf
1-6 BIO 400 - Level
BIO 497C Independent Study
Individualized approach to selected topics by guided reading and critical evaluation under the guidance of a faculty adviser. Pass-fail only. Student must have study mentor approval prior to departmental consent. Department consent required. Please complete the Independent Study Proposal form and obtain signatures of approval BEFORE registering. https://policy.nau.edu/policy/Documents/Independent_Study_Form_FINAL.pdf
1-6 BIO 400 - Level Senior Capstone
BIO 498 Senior Seminar
Integrates theory and practice of biological concepts, with emphasis on historical, contemporary, and future issues. Coconvenes with BIO 698. Letter grade only. May be repeated for a maximum of 3 units.
1 BIO 400 - Level
BIO 499 Contemporary Developments
Examines recent trends and investigations in a selected area of a particular major field of study. Letter grade only. No repeat limit.  
1-3 BIO 400 - Level
BIO 502 Virology
Biophysical and biochemical characteristics of mammalian and microbial viruses. Co-convened with BIO 402. Letter grade only. Recommended: PHY 111 and 112.
3 BIO 500 - Level
BIO 507 Soil Ecology
In this course students will examine the principles of soil ecology, beginning with the development of soil and how it is fundamentally structured, to the biology of soil: the organisms that live below ground and how they regulate and affect soil fertility. Students will capitalize on local study systems (e.g. the campus composting and garden program, or burn scars in managed forest systems near the campus, or others), to learn the practical aspects of soil-testing. Students will measure the chemical, physical and biological properties of soils and decomposing organic matter. Cross-listed with FOR 507. 3 hrs lecture, 3 hrs lab. Letter grade only.
4 BIO 500 - Level
BIO 514 Advanced Exercise Physiology
Applies physiological principles to exercise circumstances; includes critical analysis of the effect of exercise on human physiologic function with in-depth examination of current literature. Co-convenes with BIO 420C. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 500 - Level
BIO 516 Microbial Genetics
Fundamental concepts of microbial genetics including chromosome mapping, resistance transfer factors, transduction, transformation, mutagenesis, mechanism and control of gene expression. Recommended: PHY 111 and 112. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 500 - Level
BIO 517 Agrostology
Identification, classification, structure, distribution, and economic importance of grasses. Lecture and lab combined; two 2-hour periods per week. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 BIO 500 - Level
BIO 525 Ichthyology
Evolution, systematics, anatomy, physiology, ecology, and identification of fishes. recommended: weekend field trips. 3 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 BIO 500 - Level
BIO 526 Herpetology
Classification, distribution, ecology, and identification of amphibians and reptiles. 2 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 BIO 500 - Level
BIO 527 Ornithology
Classification, anatomy, physiology, ecology, behavior, distribution, and field identification of birds. 2 hrs. lecture, 4 hrs. lab. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 BIO 500 - Level
BIO 528 Mammalogy
Survey of functional morphology, classification, behavior, and ecology of mammals. 2 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 BIO 500 - Level
BIO 535 Neurobiology And Behavior
Mechanisms of neuron and muscle excitability, neural network function, and sensory processing. Presents several examples of the neural correlates of behavior. 2 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. demonstration and discussion. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 500 - Level
BIO 535H Neurobiology And Behavior - Honors
Mechanisms of neuron and muscle excitability, neural network function, and sensory processing. Presents several examples of the neural correlates of behavior. 2 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. demonstration and discussion. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 500 - Level
BIO 536 Developmental Plant Anatomy
Cells, tissues, and organs of seed plants, emphasizing correlations between structure and function. Co-convened with BIO 436. 2 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 500 - Level
BIO 540 Comparative Animal Physiology
Advanced survey of organ systems, physiology, and functional morphology. 3 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab. Letter grade only.
4 BIO 500 - Level
BIO 541 Cardiorespiratory Physiology
Provides in-depth exploration of cardiovascular and respiratory physiology, emphasizing mechanics and control and their study in exercise. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 500 - Level
BIO 542 Biomechanics
Mechanical principles of force, motion, and equilibrium as they apply to human performance of motor skills. Co-convenes with BIO 360. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 500 - Level
BIO 545 Endocrinology
Influence of chemical mediators in physiological processes. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 500 - Level
BIO 554 Applied Cardiovascular Physiology
Human physiology as it relates to cardiovascular regulation during orthostasis, exercise, aging, thermal stress, and in special populations. Co-convened with BIO 454C. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 500 - Level
BIO 565 Advanced Clinical Exercise Physiology
This course will cover pathogenesis and pathophysiology of chronic diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer's disease and focus on current research related to interventions including exercise, nutrition, nutritional supplements, and pharmacological therapies. Additionally the topics of aging, obesity, chronic inflammation, and oxidative stress will be addressed. Co-convened with BIO 465C. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 500 - Level
BIO 566 Legislative Internship
Supervised internship in the Arizona Legislature during spring semester. You must apply during fall semester; selection is competitive, and you must be a candidate for a graduate degree. Registration is handled by the internship coordinator after the legislature has made its final selection. Pass-fail only.
1-12 BIO 500 - Level
BIO 567 Ecological Sampling And Monitoring
The course challenges students to apply ecological concepts and practice standard sampling techniques. Students design and execute population censuses, describe demographic phenomena, and explore phenomena characteristics of representativel ecosystems. Students create and apply sampling schema and experimental procedures. Students analyze and present data using techniques exemplary of best practice in ecology. Instructor consent required. Co-convened with BIO 467. 1 hr. lecture, 9 hrs. lab. Letter grade only.
4 BIO 500 - Level
BIO 568 Conservation And Management Of Imperiled Species
The course familiarizes students with the practical, legal, political, social, and economic realities of managing regulated species, and it engages them in current conservation challenges with imperiled species and habitats. The course emphasizes innovative, multidisciplinary resource management and conservation strategies. It gives graduate students the opportunity to lead discussions on relevant issues in conservation and resource management and to engage in deliberations and practices required of conservation professionals working with regulated species. Co-convened with BIO 468. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 500 - Level
BIO 570 Plant Ecology
Surveys theories that explore the dynamic nature of plants. Uses examples from population-level and community-level studies to demonstrate current problems in plant ecology, emphasizing paradigms unique to plants. 2 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 500 - Level
BIO 571 Field Biology
Natural history of organisms common to Arizona. 1-2 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab. May be repeated as needed for credit. Instructor's consent required. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
2-3 BIO 500 - Level
BIO 572 Limnology
Ecology of inland waters; examination of structural, physical, and chemical influences on biotic communities. 2 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab, field trips. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 BIO 500 - Level
BIO 573 Field Ecology
Emphasizes identification of original field research problems in diverse habitats, experimentation, data analyses, oral presentation of findings, and writing in journal format. 2 hrs. lecture, 6 hrs. lab. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
4 BIO 500 - Level
BIO 577 Concepts In Ecology
Theoretical and applied concepts in ecology, such as evolutionary ecology, population and community ecology, ecosystem ecology and behavioral ecology. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 500 - Level
BIO 578 Microbial Ecology
Population, community, and ecosystem ecology of microorganisms emphasizing interactions with plants and animals and the roles of microorganisms in ecosystem processes. Co-convenes with BIO 471C. Cross-listed with ENV 571. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 500 - Level
BIO 580 Population And Quantitative Genetics
Mendelian and quantitative approaches to understanding population and evolutionary genetics; inference concerning natural lab populations. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 500 - Level
BIO 587 Professional Development
Designed to assist in preparing you for entry into your professional arena. Pass-fail or letter grade, depending on department policy.
1-3 BIO 500 - Level
BIO 593 In-service Teacher Workshop
Topical instruction involving exchange of ideas, practical methods, skills, and principles. Normally you may count up to 6 hours of 593 toward your graduate program. Pass-fail only.
1-3 BIO 500 - Level
BIO 597 Reading For Comprehensive Exam
Preparation for comprehensive examination. Pass-fail only.
1-9 BIO 500 - Level
BIO 599 Contemporary Developments
Examines recent trends and investigations in a selected area of a particular field of study. May be offered no more than three times before being submitted for a permanent course number. May be repeated for credit. Letter grade only.
1-4 BIO 500 - Level
BIO 599H Contemporary Developments - Honors
Examines recent trends and investigations in a selected area of a particular field of study. May be offered no more than three times before being submitted for a permanent course number. May be repeated for credit. Letter grade only.
1-4 BIO 500 - Level
BIO 608 Fieldwork Experience
Supervised field experience in an appropriate agency, organization, or situation. May not exceed 12 hours of credit. Pass-fail only. Department consent required.
1-12 BIO 600 - Level
BIO 663 Biogeography
Reviews factors governing the patterns of organism distribution, including biotic and physical relationships, evolutionary history, dispersal mechanisms, paleoecology, continental drift, and insular phenomena. Letter grade only. Prerequisites: undergraduate degree in biology or related field plus knowledge of basic ecological concepts.
3 BIO 600 - Level
BIO 666 Animal Behavior
Surveys principles and theory, emphasizing feeding, reproduction, habitat behavior, aggression, learning, communication, behavioral genetics, and social organization. Letter grade only. Prerequisite: undergraduate degree in biology, psychology, anthropology, or sociology.
3 BIO 600 - Level
BIO 673 Physiological Ecology
Biophysical analysis of organism interaction with environment. Major topics include energy balance, gas exchange, and water relations of animals and plants. Letter grade only. Prerequisites: introductory courses in ecology, physiology, chemistry, and physics.
4 BIO 600 - Level
BIO 680 Biological Techniques
Selected topics on techniques used in modern field and lab research. May be repeated for credit. 2 hrs. lecture (3 hrs. lab at instructor's option). Instructor's consent required. Pass-fail or letter grade. Course fee required.
1-3 BIO 600 - Level
BIO 682 Quantitative Biology
Introduces quantitative analysis of biological data, including the treatment of field and lab data by computer statistical packages and mathematical models of biological and ecological processes. Letter grade only.
3 BIO 600 - Level
BIO 685 Graduate Research
Letter grade or pass-fail. May be repeated as needed. Department Consent.
1-6 BIO 600 - Level
BIO 686 Community Ecology In Theory And Practice
This course will focus on classical and modern theories of community ecology and the practical application of that theory. The course will include review and discussion of classical community ecology studies, followed by trait-based and phylogenetic-based community ecology modules. Application of the methods discussed in readings will be achieved through statistical analyses in the R computing language. Letter grade only.
2 BIO 600 - Level
BIO 697 Independent Study
Individualized directed study on selected topics. Note that no more than 3 units may be included on a master's plan in education. Letter grade or pass-fail. Department Consent. Please complete the Independent Study Proposal form and obtain signatures of approval BEFORE registering. https://policy.nau.edu/policy/Documents/Independent_Study_Form_FINAL.pdf
1-3 BIO 600 - Level
BIO 698 Graduate Seminar
Oral reports on current literature topics or individual research by staff and graduate students. Coconvenes with BIO 498. Pass-fail or letter grade. May be repeated as needed. Instructor consent required.
1 BIO 600 - Level
BIO 699 Graduate Thesis
Individualized directed research, writing, and oral defense of selected thesis topic. May be repeated as needed. Department Consent. Pass-fail only. Prerequisite: Admission to master's program.
1-9 BIO 600 - Level
BIO 795 Internship In College Teaching
Department Consent. Pass-fail or letter grade.
1 BIO 700 - Level
BIO 799 Dissertation
Individualized directed research, writing, and oral defense of selected dissertation topic. Department consent required. Pass-fail only. May be repeated as needed.
1-9 BIO 700 - Level
BME 199 Special Topics
Foundations of intellectual inquiry. In-depth study of a substantive problem. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit.
1-3 BME 100 - Level
BME 200 Introduction To Structured English Immersion
This course provides an introduction to teaching content in English to limited English proficient students in grades P-12 using appropriate approaches, methods, and techniques. Students will become familiar with the study of the philosophy and theory of Structured English Immersion and techniques, approaches, and strategies of Structured English Immersion in P-12 settings. Letter grade only.
3 BME 200 - Level
BME 210 Foundations Of Multicultural Education
This course focuses primarily on the perspectives of ethnic minority populations in schools, including linguistically and culturally diverse students, exploring the historical, legal, theoretical, and sociological foundations of U.S. educational programs. Letter grade only.
3 BME 200 - Level Cultural Understanding and Ethnic Effective Writing
BME 331W Structured English Immersion In Early Childhood Settings
The teaching of content in English to English learners in a Pre K-3 setting using appropriate approaches, methods and techniques. This course contains an assessment that must be successfully completed in order to register for student teaching. Letter grade only.
3 BME 300 - Level Junior Writing Requirement Effective Writing
BME 389 Cooperative Education
Individualized preplanned cooperative employment experience related to your field of study or career objectives. Pass-fail only. No repeat limit. Course fee required.
1-12 BME 300 - Level
BME 399 Special Topics
In-depth study of an aspect, concept, or problem within a program of study. Letter grade only. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.
1-3 BME 300 - Level
BME 408 Fieldwork Experience
Supervised field experience in an appropriate agency or organization. Department consent required. Pass-fail only. No repeat rules.
1-12 BME 400 - Level
BME 420 Literacy And Biliteracy Development
Theories and practices related to using two languages in the classroom. Emphasis will be placed on appropriate curricula and materials development that enhance literacy and bi-literacy process approaches, serving linguistically and culturally diverse students. Co-convenes with BME 520. Letter grade only.
3 BME 400 - Level
BME 430 Methods And Materials In Second Language Teaching And Structured English Immersion
Theories and practices related to the development of curriculum materials and effective teaching methods for English Language Learners in both Structured English Immersion and mainstream classes. This course contains an assessment that must be successfully completed in order to register for student teaching. Letter grade only.
3 BME 400 - Level
BME 437 Structured English Immersion Methods For Secondary School
This course is designed to prepare pre-service and in-service teachers to: assess the needs of secondary English Language Learners (ELL) and develop materials and effective teaching methods. This course contains an assessment that must be successfully completed in order to register for student teaching. Co-convenes with BME 537. Letter grade only.
3 BME 400 - Level
BME 437H Structure English Immersion Methods For Secondary School
This course is designed to prepare pre-service and in-service teachers to: assess the needs of secondary English Language Learners (ELL) and develop materials and effective teaching methods. This course contains an assessment that must be successfully completed in order to register for student teaching. Letter grade only.
3 BME 400 - Level
BME 438 Linguistics In Educational Contexts
Course emphasizes the study of linguistics as related to how children acquire their first language; how they learn a second language; and how teachers can apply the relevant concepts to classroom teaching. Co-convened with BME 538. Letter grade only.
3 BME 400 - Level
BME 480 Parent And Community Involvement In Bilingual And Esl Programs
Strategies for facilitating community participation in the education of minorities. Letter grade only.
3 BME 400 - Level
BME 481 Classroom-based Assessment Of Language Minority Students
Seminar and practicum in linguistic and academic assessment of language minority students, cultural bias, and the distinction between special education and second language development. This course contains an assessment that is part of the BME Professional Portfolio assessment in the capstone course. Letter grade only.
3 BME 400 - Level
BME 497 Independent Study
Individualized approach to selected topics by guided reading and critical evaluation. Department consent required. Pass-fail only. No repeat limit. Please complete the Independent Study Proposal form and obtain signatures of approval BEFORE registering. https://policy.nau.edu/policy/Documents/Independent_Study_Form_FINAL.pdf
1-6 BME 400 - Level
BME 499 Contemporary Developments
Examines recent trends and investigations in a selected area.  Letter grade only.  No repeat limit.
1-3 BME 400 - Level
BME 500 Foundations Of Structured English Immersion
This course provides an introduction to teaching content in English to limited English proficient students in grades P-12 using appropriate approaches, methods, and techniques. Students will become familiar with the study of the philosophy and theory of Structured English Immersion and techniques, approaches and strategies of Structured English Immersion in P-12 settings. Letter grade only.
3 BME 500 - Level
BME 520 Literacy And Bi-literacy Development
This course will focus on the theories and practices related to using two languages in the classroom. Emphasis will be placed on appropriate curricula and materials development that enhance literacy and bi-literacy process approaches, serving linguistically and culturally diverse students. Co-convenes with BME 420. Letter grade only.
3 BME 500 - Level
BME 530 Foundations Of Bilingual And Esl Instruction
Theoretical, historical, and legal background of bilingual and ESL instruction, including an overview of current models. This course contains an assessment that must be passed to be eligible to register for the capstone course. Letter grade only.
3 BME 500 - Level
BME 531 Bilingual And Second-language Methodology
Theories and practices related to using two languages in teaching language-minority students, with an emphasis on second-language teaching methods. Letter grade only.
3 BME 500 - Level
BME 533 Curricula And Materials For Bilingual And Esl Classrooms
Practice in developing curricula and materials for minority students in their native language and in English. Letter grade only.
3 BME 500 - Level
BME 534 Science And Mathematics Education For Lep Students
Provides teachers with pedagogical information and experiences to develop and implement science and mathematics curriculum with limited-English-proficiency students. Letter grade only.
3 BME 500 - Level
BME 537 Structured English Immersion Methods For Secondary School
This course is designed to prepare pre-service and in-service teachers to: assess the needs of secondary English Language Learners (ELL) and develop materials and effective teaching methods. Co-convenes with BME 437. This course contains an assessment that must be passed to be eligible to register for student teaching. Letter grade only.
3 BME 500 - Level
BME 538 Linguistics In Educational Contexts
This course emphasizes the study of linguistics as related to how children acquire their first language; how they learn a second language; and how teachers can apply the relevant concepts to classroom teaching. Co-convened with BME 438. Letter grade only. Prerequisite: BME 310 and 480, or equivalent courses
3 BME 500 - Level
BME 542 Administration Of Multicultural Programs
In this course you will explore the role of school policy makers and leaders in school-wide issues, such as planning, funding and administering multicultural programs which support the teaching of indigenous languages. You will review case studies of successful programs. Letter grade only.
3 BME 500 - Level
BME 545 Multicultural Narrative Inquiry
This course introduces narrative inquiry methodology for graduate students to use to gather and analyze story in multicultural communities. Letter grade only.
3 BME 500 - Level
BME 593 Public School In-service Workshop
Topical instruction involving exchange of ideas, practical methods, skills, and principles. Normally you may count up to 6 hours of 593 toward your graduate program. Pass-fail only. No repeat limit.
1-3 BME 500 - Level
BME 599 Contemporary Developments
Examines recent trends and investigations in a selected area of a particular field of study. May be offered no more than three times before being submitted for a permanent course number. Pass-fail or letter grade. No repeat limit.
1-3 BME 500 - Level
BME 608 Fieldwork Experience
Department consent required. Pass-fail only. May be repeated for up to 12 units of credit. Course fee required.
1-12 BME 600 - Level
BME 631 Structured English Immersion And Sheltered English Content Instruction
The teaching of content in English to limited-English proficient students in grades K-12 using appropriate approaches, methods and techniques. This course contains an assessment that must be passed to be eligible to register for the capstone course. Letter grade only.
3 BME 600 - Level
BME 634 Assessment Of Bilingual And Second Language Learners
Practicum in the assessment of minority students, covering legal issues, nondiscriminatory testing, and evaluation of language dominance and proficiency. This course contains an assessment that is part of the BME Professional Portfolio assessment in the capstone course. Letter grade only.
3 BME 600 - Level
BME 637 Cultural Component Of Bilingual And Esl Instruction
How to develop and implement programs and practices relevant to local cultures and subcultures to promote parental and community involvement. Department consent required.
3 BME 600 - Level
BME 685 Graduate Research
Department consent required. Letter grade or pass-fail. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit.
1-6 BME 600 - Level
BME 697 Independent Study
Individualized directed study on selected topics. Note that no more than 3 units may be included on a master's plan in education. Department Consent required. Letter grade or pass-fail. No repeat limit. Please complete the Independent Study Proposal form and obtain signatures of approval BEFORE registering. https://policy.nau.edu/policy/Documents/Independent_Study_Form_FINAL.pdf
1-3 BME 600 - Level
BME 698 Graduate Seminar
Analysis and critical evaluation of current research in bilingual education. Department consent required. Letter grade or pass-fail.
1-3 BME 600 - Level
BME 699 Thesis
Individualized directed research, writing, and oral defense of selected thesis topic. Pass-fail only. May be repeated as needed. Prerequisite: Admission to master's program.
1-9 BME 600 - Level
BSC 301 Science, Religion, And Reality
Important topics in today's world showing significant differences of opinion or beliefs contrasting with scientific evidence or contemporary practice, such as life's origin, beginning of an individual, sexual orientation, and death. Letter grade only.
3 BSC 300 - Level Science and Applied Science Critical Thinking
BSC 302 Relevance Of Science
Crucial challenges, problems, or situations in today's world for which science gives us insight into meeting, solving or understanding, such as global warming, using reclaimed water, energy crisis, epidemics, obesity, etc. Letter grade only.
3 BSC 300 - Level Science and Applied Science Critical Thinking
BSC 303 Biology Beyond Earth
Can life as we know it be found beyond Earth? To address this question this course will explore the origin, evolution, distribution, and future of life in the universe. Fundamental concepts in biology, chemistry, astronomy, and other relevant sciences will be utilized to understand both the necessary components of life and the habitable environments on exoplanetary bodies.
3 BSC 300 - Level Science and Applied Science Scientific Inquiry
BSC 310 Scientific Concepts In Human Biology
Systems and processes of the human body integrated with an understanding of health and disease. Not available for credit in the major or minor. Letter grade only.
3 BSC 300 - Level Science and Applied Science Critical Thinking
BSC 320 General Pathology
Surveys disease processes affecting body systems, cell death and inflammation; emphasizes altered physiological mechanisms in cells and organ systems. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 BSC 300 - Level
BSC 322 Entomology
Classification, identification, ecology, physiology, and economic importance of insects. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
4 BSC 300 - Level
BSC 326 Ecology
This course introduces ecological principles, including the distribution and abundance of organisms, population dynamics, community organization, energy flow, and water, carbon nutrient cycling. Letter grade only.
3 BSC 300 - Level
BSC 326LW Ecology Lab
Scientific analysis of plant and animal interactions within ecosystems, including community dynamics, ecological processes, and biotic inventories in the natural environment. In addition to specific skills, this course will emphasize effective writing, an essential skill in the biological sciences. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
1 BSC 300 - Level Junior Writing Requirement Effective Writing
BSC 331 Developmental Biology
Principles of development in amphibians, birds, and mammals. Letter grade only.
4 BSC 300 - Level
BSC 344 Cellular And Molecular Biology
Organization and function of biological molecules, cell diversity, cell structure and function, and cell interaction and differentiation. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 BSC 300 - Level
BSC 345 Sustainable Botany
Applies plant science principles to aspects of growing plants, including soil science, pathology, physiology, entomology, orchard, garden, and greenhouse with comparison of modern agribusiness to sustainable agriculture. 3 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
4 BSC 300 - Level
BSC 349L Molecular Techniques
Teaches how to perform and interpret basic molecular techniques including Southern and Northern blots, gene cloning, PCR, protein purification, and SDS-PAGE. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 BSC 300 - Level
BSC 350 Classical And Molecular Genetics
Studies genetics from a molecular and microbial perspective; gene structure, expression, control, mutation, and recombination; advances in genetic engineering. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 BSC 300 - Level
BSC 350L Genetics Lab
This course will present some of the fundamental experiments and techniques associated in the field of genetics. Classical genetic experiments will involve Population genetics and Mendelian crosses. Molecular genetic experiments will involve DNA extraction, polymerase chain reaction (PCR), primer design, gel electrophoresis, and basic laboratory techniques. Many of these techniques will be taught from a research-oriented approach. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
1 BSC 300 - Level
BSC 366 Behavior Of Animals
The course will examine the development, underlying neurology and physiology, adaptive function, and application of behavior in animals. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 BSC 300 - Level
BSC 373 Marine Biology
Behavior, ecology, biogeography, and evolution of marine organisms relative to the physics and geology of the ocean. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 BSC 300 - Level
BSC 374 Economic Botany
Surveys plants used by humans including plant parts or products used and their geographic origin and distribution. 2 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 BSC 300 - Level
BSC 375 Infectious Disease
This course will cover the challenge presented by infectious microorganisms, how the host responds to the challenge, and what challenges lie ahead for both humans and microbes. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 BSC 300 - Level
BSC 376 Industrial Microbiology And Biotechnology
Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology explores how microorganisms are used to make medicines, foods, and energy, and to genetically engineer plants and animals. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 BSC 300 - Level
BSC 399 Special Topics
In-depth study of an aspects, concept, or problems within a program of study. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit.
1-3 BSC 300 - Level
BSC 401 Immunobiology
Basic aspects of immunobiology emphasizing immune response, antibody structure and reactions with antigens, immunological specificity, and immunological diseases. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 BSC 400 - Level
BSC 402 Basic Virology
Molecular and biochemical characteristics of viruses, mechanisms of infectivity, and viral diseases. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 BSC 400 - Level
BSC 408 Field Work Experience
Supervised field experience in an appropriate agency or organization. Instructor consent required. Pass-fail only. No repeat limit.
1-12 BSC 400 - Level
BSC 410 Phycology
Systematics, structure, reproduction, ecology, and methods of collecting algae; culture and experimental study of selected algae species. 2 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 BSC 400 - Level
BSC 414 Native Plants Of Arizona
BSC 414 will provide an in depth study of the flora and vegetation types of Arizona, with an emphasis on species and vegetation found in Southwestern Arizona, and will present information on morphology, taxonomy, and natural history of important flowering plant families of Arizona. It will also involve the examination of live plant material of species discussed in lecture. We will also identify plants using keys and descriptions in standard floras. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 BSC 400 - Level
BSC 425 Animal Physiology
Function and integration of animal tissues, organs, and organ systems in the maintenance of homeostasis. Letter grade only.
3 BSC 400 - Level
BSC 425L Animal Physiology Lab
Lab experience in the study of animal tissues, organs, and organ systems. Letter grade only.
1 BSC 400 - Level
BSC 427 Herpetology
Classification, distribution, ecology, and identification of amphibians and reptiles. 2 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 BSC 400 - Level
BSC 428 Ornithology
Classification, anatomy, physiology, ecology, behavior, distribution, and field identification of birds. 2 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 BSC 400 - Level
BSC 429 Mammology
This course introduces the classification, distribution, life history, evolution, and ecology of mammals with an emphasis on mammals in the desert southwest. 2 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab. Letter grade only.
3 BSC 400 - Level Science and Applied Science Quantitative Reasoning
BSC 435C Evolutionary Biology
Evolution of organisms, including variation, natural selection, adaptation, population genetics, speciation, patterns and rates of evolution, phylogenetics, and the fossil record. Letter grade only.
3 BSC 400 - Level Senior Capstone
BSC 441 Conservation Biology
Scientific basis for conserving and managing biological diversity, emphasizing applications of ecology drawing on other scientific disciplines, and integrating public policy and sociological issues. Letter grade only.
3 BSC 400 - Level
BSC 441L Conservation Biology Lab
Combines class field studies and independent research investigating the scientific basis for conserving and managing biological diversity. Requires several extended weekend field trips. Letter grade only.
1 BSC 400 - Level
BSC 444 Human Physiology
Physiology of major body systems studies at the metabolic, cellular, and systematic levels, emphasizing homeostatic mechanisms. Letter grade only.
4 BSC 400 - Level
BSC 460 Principles Of Biochemistry
Principles of biochemistry emphasizing biologically important compounds and their functions and metabolism in living cells. Letter grade only.
3 BSC 400 - Level
BSC 460L Biochemistry Lab
Principles of Biochemistry lab emphasizing biologically important compounds and their functions and metabolism. Letter grade only.
1 BSC 400 - Level
BSC 470 Field Methods And Techniques
This field-based course introduces advanced methods and techniques for experimental design, data collection and management, and analyses of plants and animals in a variety of habitats in the southwest. 1 hr. lecture, 6 hrs. lab. Instructor consent required. Letter grade only.
3 BSC 400 - Level
BSC 485 Undergraduate Research
Original research under the supervision of a research advisor. Instructor consent required. Pass-fail only. May be repeated for up to 12 units of credit.
1-6 BSC 400 - Level
BSC 497 Independent Study
Individualized approach to selected topics by guided reading and critical evaluation. Instructor consent required. Pass-fail only. May be repeated for up to 12 units of credit. Please complete the Independent Study Proposal form and obtain signatures of approval BEFORE registering. https://policy.nau.edu/policy/Documents/Independent_Study_Form_FINAL.pdf
1-6 BSC 400 - Level
BUS 408 Fieldwork Experience
Individualized supervised field experience in an appropriate agency or organization. Pass-Fail only. May be repeated for up to 12 units of credit. Fee required.
1-12 BUS 400 - Level
BUS 449C Bachelor Of University Studies Capstone Proposal Development
This five week, one credit course requires you to prepare a capstone project proposal. Capstone proposals can be either an internship or project. The capstone proposal shall be centered around personal career aspirations and how the project/internship allows you to demonstrate achievement of BUS program outcomes. Specific capstone goals and how those align with BUS program outcomes will provide the framework of an ePortfolio to be completed in BUS 450C. A passing grade in this course indicates your capstone proposal has been approved and that you are eligible for BUS 450C. Letter grade only.
1 BUS 400 - Level Senior Capstone
BUS 450C Capstone On Integrative Learning
This final ten week, two credit capstone course is the culminating experience for the Bachelor of University Studies. This course is designed to link to your cumulative academic experience by integrating real world experiences with personalized competency development and preparing you to enter the workforce. You will complete your capstone project (internship or scholar project) that was designed and approved during BUS 449C. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
2 BUS 400 - Level Senior Capstone
CAL 199 Special Topics
Foundations of intellectual inquiry. In-depth study of a substantive problem. Letter grade or pass-fail. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit.
1-3 CAL 100 - Level
CAL 208 Fieldwork Experience
Supervised field experience in an appropriate organization, for students with limited background in a discipline. Pass-Fail only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit.
1-6 CAL 200 - Level
CAL 408 Fieldwork Experience
Individualized supervised field experience in an appropriate agency or organization. Pass-Fail only. May be repeated for up to 12 units of credit. Fee required.
1-12 CAL 400 - Level
CAL 599 Contemporary Developments
Examines recent trends and investigations in a selected area. Pass-Fail or letter grade, depending on department policy. May be repeated for credit.
1-3 CAL 500 - Level
CCHE 389 Cooperative Education
Individualized preplanned cooperative employment experience related to your field of study or career objectives. Pass-fail only. No repeat limit.
1-12 CCHE 300 - Level
CCHE 499 Contemporary Developments
Examines recent trends and investigations in a selected area.  Letter grade only.  No repeat limit.
1-3 CCHE 400 - Level
CCHE 566 Legislative Internship
Supervised internship in the Arizona Legislature during spring term. You must apply during fall term; selection is competitive, and you must be a candidate for a graduate degree. Enrollment is handled by the internship coordinator after the legislature has made its final selection. Pass-Fail only. No repeat limit.
1-12 CCHE 500 - Level
CCHE 580 The Community College
Philosophy, purpose, objectives, curricula, students, and organizational patterns of the community college. Letter grade only.
3 CCHE 500 - Level
CCHE 590 Educational Technology In The College Classroom
Introduction to and familiarization with technology used in delivery of instruction. Letter grade only.
3 CCHE 500 - Level
CCHE 593 In-service Teacher Workshop
Topical instruction involving exchange of ideas, practical methods, skills, and principles. You many count up to 6 hours of 593 toward your graduate program. Pass-fail only. No repeat limit.
1-3 CCHE 500 - Level
CCHE 599 Contemporary Developments
Examines recent trends and investigations in a selected area of a particular field of study. May be offered no more than three times before being submitted for a permanent course number. Letter grade only. No repeat limit.
1-3 CCHE 500 - Level
CCHE 600 Leadership Skills
Survey course to assess skills and plan the graduate program for leadership students. Introduces administrative theory. This course contains an assessment that must be successfully completed to be eligible to register for the internship. Cross-listed with EDL 600. Letter grade only.
3 CCHE 600 - Level
CCHE 620 Programs For Access And Opportunity In Higher Education
Overview of historical developments, current practices, and future trends in teaching, implementing, and administering programs for access and opportunity in higher education. Letter grade only.
3 CCHE 600 - Level
CCHE 640 Curriculum Construction In Community College
Principles underlying course development in the community college: typical programs, credit and noncredit courses, articulation, and other aspects of the instructional program. Letter grade only.
3 CCHE 600 - Level
CCHE 650 Social Entrepreneurship In Higher Education
As leaders in higher education, students will develop entrepreneurial skill sets that address social issues that impact higher education locally and globally. Letter grade only.
3 CCHE 600 - Level
CCHE 670 Adult Learners
Planning for teaching and administering programs to meet the special needs of adult learners and overall community needs. Letter grade only.
3 CCHE 600 - Level
CCHE 680 Higher Education In The United States
History and current trends, including aims, control, curricular organization, selection of students and professors, academic freedom and responsibility, problems in teaching, research, and public service; innovations on the scene. Letter grade only.
3 CCHE 600 - Level
CCHE 687 Professional Development Seminar
Designed to assist in preparing you for entry into your professional arena. Pass-fail or letter grade, depending on department policy. May be repeated for up to 3 units of credit.
1-3 CCHE 600 - Level
CCHE 688 College Teaching
Teaching-learning and administrative environment in college; student culture, learning theory, classroom procedures. Letter grade only.
3 CCHE 600 - Level
CCHE 690 Master's Seminar
This is the culminating course in the M.Ed. The focus of this course is skill attainment and professional growth. Cross-listed with EDL 680. Letter grade only.
3 CCHE 600 - Level
CCHE 696 Internship
Department consent required. Pass-fail only. May be repeated for up to 9 units of credit. Course fee required.
3-9 CCHE 600 - Level
CCHE 697 Independent Study
Individualized directed study on selected topics. Note that no more than 3 units may be included on a master's plan in education. Department consent required. Letter grade or pass-fail. No repeat limit. Please complete the Independent Study Proposal form and obtain signatures of approval BEFORE registering. https://policy.nau.edu/policy/Documents/Independent_Study_Form_FINAL.pdf
1-3 CCHE 600 - Level
CCHE 698 Graduate Seminar
Letter grade or pass-fail. No repeat limit.
1-3 CCHE 600 - Level
CCHE 699 Thesis
Individualized directed research, writing, and oral defense of selected thesis topic. Pass-fail only. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: admission to master's plan.
1-9 CCHE 600 - Level
CCHE 710 Higher Education Finance
This course will provide a review and analysis of financial management and policies governing higher education. Letter grade only.
3 CCHE 700 - Level
CCHE 730 Higher Education Law
This course is designed to guide practitioners in understanding higher education law within historical, social, and educational contexts. A range of legal issues relevant to leaders in American universities, colleges, and community colleges are introduced. Letter grade only.
3 CCHE 700 - Level
CCJ 101 Introduction To Crime And Justice
Introduces the branches of the U.S. justice system and the policies, processes, controversies, and challenges facing the justice system in the global world. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 100 - Level Social and Political Worlds SUN Critical Thinking
CCJ 199 Special Topics
Foundations of intellectual inquiry.  In-depth study of substantive problem.  Pass-fail or letter grade.  May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.
1-3 CCJ 100 - Level
CCJ 210 Courts And Justice
Explores the structure, functions, and organization of courts; judicial procedures; legal actors; and the conflicts that shape the practice of justice. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 200 - Level
CCJ 215 Crime, Justice, And The Media
Introduces social science methods for media analysis and examines the interactions between media, crime, and public policy. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
CCJ 220 Law Enforcement Systems
Examines the structure, roles, and processes of American law enforcement at federal, state, and local levels and current issues affecting police. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 200 - Level
CCJ 240 Corrections
Surveys correctional strategies with special attention given to theories of punishment; management of criminal offenders in the criminal justice system, and assessment of rehabilitation strategies. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 200 - Level
CCJ 250 Criminology
Theoretical explanations of the nature and patterns of crime and justice, the development of criminological theory; and analysis of crime control, social control, and social policy implications. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 200 - Level Social and Political Worlds Critical Thinking
CCJ 270 Criminal Law
Examines common law and statutory criminal offenses, general principles of criminal responsibility, and elements of crimes and powers of courts. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 200 - Level
CCJ 275 Criminal Procedure And Constitutional Rights
Examines constitutional and statutory provisions covering arrest, investigation, search and seizure, and legal rights. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 200 - Level
CCJ 299 Special Topics
In-depth study of an aspect, concept, or problem. Letter grade only.   May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.
1-3 CCJ 200 - Level
CCJ 301 Critical Perspectives On Justice Policy
This course provides a critical exploration of the contours of contemporary justice policy focused on understanding the complexities and realities of justice policy in a changing and interconnected world. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 300 - Level
CCJ 312 Environmental Crime
Examines laws and legal strategies designed to protect environmental quality; explores varieties of environmental crimes and associated problems of control. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 300 - Level
CCJ 313 Rap, Crime And Justice
Rap reflects the realities of crime/ justice while encouraging resistance to criminal justice abuses of power. This course critically examines rap music (origin, artist, content, impact), hip hop's cultural movement, gangsta rap's challenge to this pro-social movement, connections between rap and gangs, drugs, crime and violence as well as advocacy against these elements, and analyzes rap's critiques of CJ policies and power structures. (Suggested prerequisite: ES 270 The Genius of Hip Hop). Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 300 - Level
CCJ 314 Hollywood And The Social Construction Of Crime And Justice
Analyses movie constructions of crime and justice, and investigates the dominant images and messages prevalent in American crime cinema. 3 hrs. lecture, 1 hr. lab. Letter grade only.
4 CCJ 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
CCJ 314H Hollywood And The Social Construction Of Crime And Justice - Honors
Analyses movie constructions of crime and justice, and investigates the dominant images and messages prevalent in American crime cinema. 3 hrs. lecture, 1 hr. lab. Letter grade only.
4 CCJ 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
CCJ 315 Comparative Justice Systems
Compares Asian, African, and European cultures with respect to differences in their concepts of justice and mechanisms for achieving justice. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 300 - Level
CCJ 325 Drug Issues And The Law
Examines theories and research related to causes and consequences of illegal drug usage and its effect on the justice system. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 300 - Level Social and Political Worlds Critical Thinking
CCJ 331 Justice System Administration
Explores traditional and modern theories of organizations, administration, management, and leadership. Applies organizational theories to the administration of police agencies, courts, and correctional institutions. Letter grade or pass-fail.
3 CCJ 300 - Level
CCJ 333 Discretion And Decision-making
Examines models and concepts that explain, critique, and improve the exercise of discretion and the decision-making process in criminal justice. Letter grade only. Prerequisites: 6 hours of CCJ coursework.
3 CCJ 300 - Level
CCJ 340 White Collar And Corporate Crime
Examines crime by and against businesses and explores problems in the prevention and prosecution of white-collar crime. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 300 - Level Social and Political Worlds Critical Thinking
CCJ 341 Political Crime
Examines crimes committed by and against governments and explores the national and international prospects for controlling political crime. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 300 - Level
CCJ 345W Investigating Difference
Explores the development and effects of categories of difference and inequality on patterns of crime and victimization, and the meaning and practice of justice. This course fulfills NAU's junior-level writing requirement. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 CCJ 300 - Level Junior Writing Requirement Effective Writing
CCJ 350 Violent Crime
Examines patterns of violent crime. Explores theory and research related to the causes and control of violent crime. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 300 - Level
CCJ 350H Violent Crime - Honors
Examines patterns of violent crime. Explores theory and research related to the causes and control of violent crime. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 300 - Level
CCJ 355 Research Methods In Criminology And Criminal Justice
Explores ways of knowing, quantitative and qualitative research strategies, and interpretation of research related to the study of crime and criminal justice. Cross-listed with PADM 355. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 300 - Level
CCJ 360 Women, Crime, And Justice
Analyzes women offenders, victims, and professionals in the criminal justice system, with emphasis on changing sex roles. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 300 - Level Social and Political Worlds Critical Thinking
CCJ 380 Law In America
Theoretical study of sources of law; issues in the implementation of law; assessment of effects of law in American society. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 300 - Level Social and Political Worlds Critical Thinking
CCJ 385 Security In A Globalized World
This course explores how security in a globalized world impacts justice practice and policy. It provides a criminological framework for critical examination of the latest trends shaping the "new paradigm" of global security, including the war on terror and the increased securitization of criminal justice. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 300 - Level Social and Political Worlds Critical Thinking
CCJ 389 Cooperative Education
Individualized preplanned cooperative employment experience related to your field of study or career objectives. Pass-fail only. No repeat limit. Course fee required.
1-12 CCJ 300 - Level
CCJ 390 Criminal Investigation
Examines use and analysis of evidence; legal aspects of investigative techniques; role of behavioral sciences in investigation. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 300 - Level
CCJ 395 Borders, Immigration, And Human Rights
Examines the legal, historical, sociopolitical, human rights, and justice policy issues associated with the creation and enforcement of national and regional borders designed to control migration and other human population movements. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 300 - Level Social and Political Worlds Effective Writing
CCJ 399 Special Topics
In-depth study of an aspect, concept, or problem within a program of study. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units. Letter grade only.
1-3 CCJ 300 - Level
CCJ 408 Internship
Supervised field experience in an appropriate agency or organization. Up to 6 hours may be applied to criminal justice elective requirements.  Department consent required. Pass-fail only. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 units. Course fee required.
1-12 CCJ 400 - Level
CCJ 410 Youth, Crime, And Justice
Nature, extent, and causes of delinquency; history, philosophy, and operation of juvenile justice, including police, courts, and corrections. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 400 - Level
CCJ 410H Youth, Crime, And Justice - Honors
Nature, extent, and causes of delinquency; history, philosophy, and operation of juvenile justice, including police, courts, and corrections. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 400 - Level
CCJ 415 Crime, Justice And Native Americans
Overview of crime, justice processes, and alternative approaches to justice as they relate to Native Americans. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 400 - Level Global Diversity
CCJ 422 Power, Control, And Justice
Examines how the justice system incorporates both cultural and institutional mechanisms of power and influence to shape the social construction of crime, the enforcement of laws, and legal and popular understandings of justice. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 400 - Level
CCJ 425 Domestic Violence And Criminal Justice
Social and historical analysis of domestic violence and the criminal justice response to that violence. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 400 - Level
CCJ 450C Dilemmas In Justice
Examines value dilemmas encountered by criminal justice practitioners: discretion, deception, deadly force, punishment, and social justice. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 400 - Level Senior Capstone Critical Thinking|Effective Writing
CCJ 450CH Dilemmas In Justice - Honors
Examines value dilemmas encountered by criminal justice practitioners: discretion, deception, deadly force, punishment, and social justice. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 400 - Level Senior Capstone Critical Thinking|Effective Writing
CCJ 460 Topics In Gender And Justice
Examines the interconnections between gender and criminal justice.  Course content will vary, and may include Women in Prison, Feminist Theories and Methods, Third World Women and Crime, Sexualities and Justice. Letter grade only. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.
3 CCJ 400 - Level
CCJ 466 Legislative Internship
Supervised internship in the Arizona Legislature during spring term. Students are selected on a competitive basis, and you must apply during the fall term. (To be eligible, you must be a candidate for a bachelor's degree, have completed all lower-division requirements, and have attained senior status at the end of the fall term preceding the internship.) Course enrollment is handled by the associate provost for academic administration after the legislature has made its final selection. Department consent required. Pass-fail only. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 units; not the same subject.
1-12 CCJ 400 - Level
CCJ 475C Global Justice
Examines the causes and consequences of transnational crime, analyzes modern global crime control techniques and institutions, and explores existing and developing strategies to achieve global justice. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 400 - Level Senior Capstone Critical Thinking|Effective Writing
CCJ 475CH Global Justice - Honors
Examines the causes and consequences of transnational crime, analyzes modern global crime control techniques and institutions, and explores existing and developing strategies to achieve global justice. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 400 - Level Senior Capstone Critical Thinking|Effective Writing
CCJ 480C Contemporary Issues In Criminal Justice
Examines current issues in crime and criminal justice. Letter grade only. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units, as topics change.
3 CCJ 400 - Level Senior Capstone Critical Thinking|Effective Writing
CCJ 480CH Contemporary Issues In Criminal Justice
Examines current issues in crime and criminal justice. Letter grade only. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units, as topics change.
3 CCJ 400 - Level Senior Capstone Critical Thinking|Effective Writing
CCJ 485 Undergraduate Research
Original research under the supervision of a research adviser. Department consent required. Letter grade or pass-fail.  May be repeated for up to 12 units of credit.
1-6 CCJ 400 - Level
CCJ 495 Wrongful Conviction
Analysis of criminal procedures leading to the wrongful conviction of alleged offenders. Substantive material covers police and prosecutorial misconduct; false eyewitness ID; false confessions; junk science; snitch testimony; and indigent defense. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 400 - Level
CCJ 496 Innocence Investigation Clinic
Students investigate Arizona convictions where claims of actual innocence are maintained. Students analyze legal documents, correspond with inmates, interview witnesses, and research scientific and forensic methods. Students become knowledgeable about causes of wrongful conviction, case investigation strategies, legal ethics, and analysis of court, police and forensic documents. Students are expected to remain with the AIP for the entire academic year. Instructor consent required. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 400 - Level
CCJ 497 Independent Study
Individualized approach to selected topics by guided reading and critical evaluation. Department consent required. Letter grade or pass-fail. No repeat limit. Please complete the Independent Study Proposal form and obtain signatures of approval BEFORE registering. https://policy.nau.edu/policy/Documents/Independent_Study_Form_FINAL.pdf
1-6 CCJ 400 - Level
CCJ 499 Contemporary Developments
Examines recent trends and investigations in a selected area of a particular major field of study. Letter grade only. No repeat limit.  
1-3 CCJ 400 - Level
CCJ 515 World Indigenous People And Justice
Seminar presents an overview of justice processes, trends, and issues as they relate to indigenous peoples. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 500 - Level
CCJ 532 Feminist Justice
Explores the relationship between feminism and the practice of justice. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 500 - Level
CCJ 566 Legislative Internship
Supervised internship in the Arizona Legislature during spring semester. You must apply during the fall semester; selection is competitive, and you must be a candidate for a graduate degree. Registration is handled by the internship coordinator after the legislature has made its final selection. Department consent required. May be repeated for credit. Pass-fail only.
1-12 CCJ 500 - Level
CCJ 597 Reading For Comprehensive Exam
Preparation for comprehensive examination. Pass-Fail only.
1-9 CCJ 500 - Level
CCJ 599 Contemporary Developments
Examines recent trends and investigations in a selected area of a particular field of study. May be offered no more than three times before being submitted for a permanent course number. May be repeated for credit. Letter grade only.
1-3 CCJ 500 - Level
CCJ 605 Criminology Theory
Classical and contemporary theories of definitions, correlates, and causes of crime; relationship of criminological theory to justice system policy. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 600 - Level
CCJ 606 Research Methods For Criminology
Explores the role of the quantitative paradigm in criminal justice; examines modes of inquiry and proposal development in criminal justice. Letter grade only. Prerequisite: undergraduate research methods course
3 CCJ 600 - Level
CCJ 610 Qualitative Research
Characteristics, applications, and implications of qualitative research methods in criminal justice; comparison of positivist and interpretive forms of qualitative research. Cross-listed with SOC 654. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 600 - Level
CCJ 614 Research Statistics
Quantitative research methodology techniques for survey data management and analysis. Emphasizes linear multivariate statistical techniques. Cross-listed with SOC 655. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 600 - Level
CCJ 616 Human Rights And Transnational Justice
Examines how conceptions and institutions for the promotion of human rights have shaped justice practices with particular attention to problems of justice resulting from economic globalization. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 600 - Level
CCJ 617 Issues In Transnational Crime
Explores a current issue or controversy in the areas of transnational crime, international law, and/or human rights. Possible topics include Comparative Perspectives on Crime and Culture, Terrorism and Security, Genocide, State Crime, Transnational Crime and Globalization; Immigration, Borders and National Security. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 600 - Level
CCJ 618 Issues In Communities And Justice
Explores a current issue or controversy in the area of communities and justice. Possible topics include Domestic Violence, Victimology, Community Corrections, and Restorative Justice. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 600 - Level
CCJ 619 Issues In Law, Policy And Social Change
Explores a particular issue or controversy in the areas of law, jurisprudence or justice policy. Possible topics include: Law and Society; Social Movements and Social Justice; Wrongful Conviction; Constitutional Law and Criminal Procedure; Jurisprudence and Justice. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 600 - Level
CCJ 620 Criminal Justice Process And Policy
Analyses justice processes in major system components of police, courts, and corrections; interactions between criminal justice process and policy. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 600 - Level
CCJ 625 Power, Discipline, And Justice
Examines formal and informal uses of power and discipline in the social construction and control of crime, and the pursuit of justice, with particular emphasis on culture, law, policing, and punishment. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 600 - Level
CCJ 628 Youth And Justice
Explores the connections between notions of justice, conceptions of youth, and elements of juvenile authority. Policy choices and issues and their contexts will be examined. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 600 - Level
CCJ 638 Sentencing And Corrections
Examines sentencing and corrections in historical, ideological, and social contexts. Addresses sentencing reform, alternatives to punishment, and the intersection of punishment with diversity. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 600 - Level
CCJ 654 Inequality, Crime, And Criminal Justice
Relationship between social inequality, crime, and crime control; differential treatment by gender, race, ethnicity, and class in the justice system. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 600 - Level
CCJ 677 Criminal Justice Organizations And Personnel
Investigates criminal justice organizations from a social organizational systems perspective, including issues of personnel supervision. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 600 - Level
CCJ 685 Graduate Research
Individualized directed research on selected topics. Pass-fail or letter grade, depending on department policy. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit.
1-6 CCJ 600 - Level
CCJ 688 Teaching Criminology
Examines the opportunities, challenges and techniques associated with justice education. Particular attention is given to developing strategies for educating diverse populations and incorporating multiple viewpoints in both formal education and community learning environments through practical experience. Pass-fail only.
3 CCJ 600 - Level
CCJ 694 Teaching Criminology Practicum
Capstone writing project based on analysis of supervised experience teaching criminology/criminal justice in a university, community college, or other professional setting. Pass-fail only.
1-6 CCJ 600 - Level
CCJ 696 Field Practicum
Supervised agency placement as a component of Internship capstone option. Pass-fail only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit.
1-6 CCJ 600 - Level
CCJ 697 Independent Study
Individualized directed study on selected topics. Note that no more than 3 units may be included on a master's plan in education. Department Consent. Letter grade or pass-fail. May be repeated for credit. Please complete the Independent Study Proposal form and obtain signatures of approval BEFORE registering. https://policy.nau.edu/policy/Documents/Independent_Study_Form_FINAL.pdf
1-3 CCJ 600 - Level
CCJ 699 Thesis
Individualized directed research, writing, and oral defense of selected thesis topic. Department consent required. Pass-fail only. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Admission to master's program.
1-9 CCJ 600 - Level
CCS 199 Special Topics
Foundations of intellectual inquiry. In-depth study of a substantive problem. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit.
1-3 CCS 100 - Level
CCS 250 Cultural Perspectives
A topics course emphasizing interdisciplinary inquiry into cultural practices and products in a global framework. Includes comparative analysis of artistic, literary, and religious practices from the disciplinary perspectives in Comparative Cultural Studies. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit.
3 CCS 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
CCS 250H Cultural Perspectives - Honors
A topics course emphasizing interdisciplinary inquiry into cultural practices and products in a global framework. Includes comparative analysis of artistic, literary, and religious practices from the disciplinary perspectives in Comparative Cultural Studies. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit.
3 CCS 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
CCS 299 Special Topics
In-depth study of an aspect, concept, or problem. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit.
1-3 CCS 200 - Level
CCS 350W Words At Work: Researching And Writing About Culture
This seminar focuses on academic writing and effective oral communication skills through interdisciplinary engagement with various modes of cultural production. Letter grade only.
3 CCS 300 - Level Junior Writing Requirement Effective Writing
CCS 350WH Words At Work: Researching And Writing About Culture - Honors
This seminar focuses on academic writing and effective oral communication skills through interdisciplinary engagement with various modes of cultural production. Letter grade only.
3 CCS 300 - Level Junior Writing Requirement Effective Writing
CCS 399 Special Topics
In-depth study of an aspect, concept, or problem. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit.
1 CCS 300 - Level
CCS 490C Capstone In Comparative Cultural Studies
A topics-oriented, interdisciplinary seminar in which students pursue a project in their emphasis; includes comparative analysis of artistic, literary, and religious practices from the disciplinary perspectives in CCS. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit.
3 CCS 400 - Level Senior Capstone Critical Thinking|Effective Writing
CCS 490CH Capstone In Comparative Cultural Studies - Honors
A topics-oriented, interdisciplinary seminar in which students pursue a project in their emphasis; includes comparative analysis of artistic, literary, and religious practices from the disciplinary perspectives in CCS. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit.
3 CCS 400 - Level Senior Capstone Critical Thinking|Effective Writing
CDSY 240 Introduction To Community Development And Sustainability
Introduction to community development practices and strategies, focused on sustainable assets and asset building. Topics include community organizations, historical and contemporary development efforts, and environmental, human, financial, and political capital. Department consent required. Letter grade only.
3 CDSY 200 - Level
CDSY 241 Introduction To Community Development
This course will look at the principles and practices of community development, community development strategies, preparation and planning, as well as techniques and strategies for overall improvement of community well-being and quality of life. Students will gain hands on experience of key community development concepts from scenario based exercises in class or online, and/or community involvement activities. Letter grade only.
1 CDSY 200 - Level
CDSY 242 Introduction To Sustainability And Ecosystem Thinking
This course teaches sustainability principles. Students learn the social, economic and environmental components that define sustainability. It facilitates environmental awareness and builds foundational knowledge. Using problem solving case studies students hone their abilities to read critically, articulate their views clearly, think about the intersecting human and natural systems that shape our environment to develop critically thinking system perspective towards sustainability. Letter grade only.
2 CDSY 200 - Level
CDSY 320 Community And Social Change
Examines social change with focus on its meaning in U.S. communities. Topics include historical perspective of social movements, demographic and environmental change, and strategies to create change. Department consent required. Letter grade only.
3 CDSY 300 - Level
CDSY 321 Urban Sustainability
This course teaches sustainability principles. Students learn the social, economic and environmental components that define sustainability. It facilitates environmental awareness and builds foundational knowledge. Using problem solving case studies students hone their abilities to read critically, articulate their views clearly, think about the intersecting human and natural systems that shape our environment to develop critically thinking system perspective towards sustainability. Letter grade only.
1 CDSY 300 - Level
CDSY 331 Globalization
This course examines the major features of globalization; assess the potential impacts of globalization on individuals, societal systems, and the relationships between societies; examine the conditions stimulating the emergence of global culture and explain how global culture impacts different local and national cultures. Students will gain experience of key globalization issues and concepts from case studies and scenario based exercises. Letter grade only
1 CDSY 300 - Level
CDSY 332 Social Change And Environmental Journalism
The course focusses on how the actions of people affect change. Students will: explore the actions of individuals as consumers, activists, and members of societies; the roles of various governmental and non-governmental organizations, and those who voluntarily participate in sustainability efforts; how actors and their actions create public agenda about the environment and influence the social and societal landscape. Letter grade only.
2 CDSY 300 - Level
CDSY 341 Community Program Planning
This course examines aspects of programs planning, inclusive of problem analysis, need assessment, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. The purpose of this course is to help students move through the specific steps in effectiveness based program planning by engaging in the design, virtual implement, and evaluation of small scale programs with built in elements of sustainability. Letter grade only.
1 CDSY 300 - Level
CDSY 342 Asset Mapping And Community Asset Building
This course teaches the asset based planning approach to community initiatives using the strength perspective to developing sustainable communities. This approach to planning maps community assets and develops an inventory of community strengths useful for sustainable community building. It teaches the advantages of identifying community leaders, organizational efforts and community resources in promoting community involvement, and ownership of programs. Letter grade only.
2 CDSY 300 - Level
CDSY 351 Environmental Value And The Economy
This course explores key challenges that complicates the sustainable economic landscape. The impact of human perceptions of the environment will be discussed. Using a variety of decision support tools such as cost benefit analysis, biodiversity indices and water footprint, students will explore ways society evaluate natural processes and places value on environmental and ecological services for their integration into the economy. Letter grade only.
1 CDSY 300 - Level
CDSY 360 Technologies Of Sustainability
Introduction to various technologies that support sustainability in energy, environment, construction, and manufacturing. Topics include applications of technology and associated benefits, risks, limits, and costs. Department consent required. Letter grade only.
3 CDSY 300 - Level
CDSY 361 The Water Energy Nexus
Water and energy are foundational to development, and as a result forms significant agents of environmental degradation. This class examines the interconnection between energy and water resources and the importance of considering both as an integrated system for decision making and sustainability. Students will acquire training in this area by the application of concepts in scenarios based discussion formats. Letter grade only.
1 CDSY 300 - Level
CDSY 362 Sustainability And Technology
This course explores technologies that are significant in the achievement of sustainability. It explores technological innovations, implementation, challenges and barriers in the Energy, Building, Water, Agriculture-Food sectors. These areas are critical to the social, economic and environmental fabric of society. The degree to which technology facilitates sustainability is examined by concepts such as cradle to cradle and life cycle assessment. Letter grade only.
2 CDSY 300 - Level
CDSY 370 Economics Of Sustainability
Explores economics in relation to the environment and social structures. Focus is on economic issues and tools available to create sustainable communities. Department consent required. Letter grade only.
3 CDSY 300 - Level
CDSY 380 Community Program Planning And Evaluation
Examines all aspects of programs, including planning, implementation, and evaluation. Focus is on community programs through public, nonprofit, and private sector organizations. Department consent required. Letter grade only.
3 CDSY 300 - Level
CDSY 430 Power, Politics And The Press
Explores dynamics between politics, power, and the press. Topics include the role and influence of media, agenda setting, changing press environments, and media skills for community issues and initiatives. Department consent required. Letter grade only.
3 CDSY 400 - Level
CDSY 432 Sustainability And Governance
This course explores the governance of sustainability issues. Students explore global environmental policies, organizations and institutions, managements and accountability. Is environmental and sustainability issues a crisis of governance and failure to sustainably organize our societies? Students gain hands on exposure to the challenges by participating as stakeholders in a simulated negotiation of an international environmental convention or international sustainability governance. Letter grade only.
2 CDSY 400 - Level
CDSY 440 Current Issues In Sustainability
Current and emerging issues in sustainability. Addresses local and global influence and perspectives through community-based project work. Department consent required. Letter grade only.
3 CDSY 400 - Level
CDSY 452 Economics Of Sustainable Development
This course examines the relationship between economics, environmental and social systems. It explores the schools of economics and how they relate to principles of sustainable development. Student utilize the concepts of sustainability to discuss policy instruments for mediating environmental degradation. Scenarios are used to explore economic and environmental concepts and theories as it relates to the economic and ecological man. Letter grade only.
2 CDSY 400 - Level
CDSY 461 Current Issues In Sustainability Part 1: Global Environmental Changes
Using satellite imagery as visual evidence of environmental changes, this course surveys human impacts on major ecosystems and the implications for sustainability. This course is Part 1 in providing and integrated understanding of current environmental issues by first examining global environmental changes, the context in which change take place and the natural and anthropogenic perturbations and responses involved. Letter grade only.
1 CDSY 400 - Level
CDSY 462 Current Issues In Sustainability Seminar: Part 2
This is a seminar-type course which explores and discusses current research on topics that have significant bearing on sustainability. The purpose of this course is to introduce students to a sample of current research activities that relate to sustainability and expand their scientific horizon by facilitating intellectual discourse with expert scientist working in key areas of sustainability. Letter grade only.
2 CDSY 400 - Level
CENE 150 Introduction To Environmental Engineering
Scientific and technical introduction to contemporary ecological, environmental, and engineering issues. Common contaminants, sources and effects, measurements, pollution prevention and control technologies, regulatory policies, and environmental ethics. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 CENE 100 - Level
CENE 150L Environmental Engineering Computations Lab
Intensive practical study of units, conversion factors, computations, block diagrams and material balance applied to the solution of environmental engineering problems. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
1 CENE 100 - Level
CENE 180 Computer Aided Drafting
Fundamentals of graphical communications, including sketching, computer aided drafting, standards, scaling, and basic civil and environmental engineering design applications. 2 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 CENE 100 - Level
CENE 199 Special Topics
Foundations of intellectual inquiry. In-depth study of a substantive problem.  Letter grade or pass-fail. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit.
1-3 CENE 100 - Level
CENE 225 Engineering Analysis
Graphical and numerical descriptive statistics, probability, inferential statistics, discrete and continuous random variables, sampling error, hypothesis testing, experiment design, and linear regression with engineering applications. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 CENE 200 - Level
CENE 251 Applied Mechanics Statics
Fundamentals of applied mechanics, vector algebra, equivalent force systems, equations of equilibrium, structures, centroids, friction, moments of inertia. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 CENE 200 - Level
CENE 251R Applied Mechanics Statics Recitation
Optional recitation section in Applied Mechanics Statics. Cannot be used for credit towards major. Pass-fail only.
1 CENE 200 - Level
CENE 253 Mechanics Of Materials
Effects of axial, flexural, torsional, and combined stresses on elastic beams, shafts, and columns. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 CENE 200 - Level
CENE 253L Mechanics Of Materials Lab
Lab experiments to reinforce the concepts discussed in CENE 253. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
1 CENE 200 - Level
CENE 270 Surveying
Introduction to basic land surveying and construction-layout principles and methods using contemporary equipment and software, including datums and coordinates, elementary geodesy, leveling, distance and angle measurement, topographic and quantity surveying, and calculation of horizontal and vertical curves. 2 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 CENE 200 - Level
CENE 280 Environmental Engineering Fundamentals
A course in environmental engineering fundamentals that applies biological, chemical, and mathematical principles to solve environmental engineering problems using the mass balance approach. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 CENE 200 - Level
CENE 281L Environmental Engineering Lab I
Methods for the measurement of water quality. Includes experimental design, quality assurance and data analysis. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
1 CENE 200 - Level
CENE 282 Environmental Engineering Lab II
Methods for the measurement of parameters in air and soil. Includes experimental design, quality assurance and data analysis. 1 hr lecture, 3 hrs lab. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
2 CENE 200 - Level
CENE 286 Civil And Environmental Engineering Design: The Process
The process of engineering design, teaming, and engineering impacts in global, economic, environmental and social contexts. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 CENE 200 - Level
CENE 299 Special Topics
In-depth study of an aspect, concept, or problem. Letter grade or pass-fail. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit.
1-3 CENE 200 - Level
CENE 330 Air-quality Engineering
Air pollutants and atmospheric processes; effects on human health, environment, and global climate change; methods of emissions inventory calculation and use in dispersion modeling and source impact analysis; regulation, management and control of air pollutants. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 CENE 300 - Level
CENE 330H Air-quality Engineering - Honors
Air pollutants and atmospheric processes; effects on human health, environment, and global climate change; methods of emissions inventory calculation and use in dispersion modeling and source impact analysis; regulation, management and control of air pollutants. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 CENE 300 - Level
CENE 332 Solid And Hazardous Waste Management
Waste identification, partitioning, fate and transport, risk assessment, site characterization and assessment tools, remediation technologies, landfill evaluation and design. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 CENE 300 - Level
CENE 333 Water Resources I
Introduction to the fundamentals of hydraulic analysis, including the theory, concepts and use of conservation laws as applied to hydrostatics, pipe flow, pipe networks, turbo-machinery, hydraulic thrust forces and open-channel flow. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 CENE 300 - Level
CENE 333L Water Resources Lab
Provides hands-on experience in solving design problems involving hydraulic concepts and applications using instrumentation, lab work, and field work. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
1 CENE 300 - Level
CENE 335 Environmental Biotechnology
Presents the engineered application of biological systems for remediation of contaminated environments (land, air, water), and for sustainable development technologies and processes. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 CENE 300 - Level
CENE 336 Water Resources II
Concepts and application in surface water and groundwater hydrology and design, including watershed hydrology and processes, and retention basin design; analysis of drainage and flood control systems; scour and deposition; aquifer and water well testing and design. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 CENE 300 - Level
CENE 376 Structural Analysis I
Determinate structures, cables, shear and moment diagrams, influence lines, moving loads, deflection methods, approximate analysis of indeterminate structures, and computer analysis. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 CENE 300 - Level
CENE 383 Geotechnical Engineering I
Origin of soils, identification/classification of earth materials, subsurface exploration, index properties, compaction, permeability, seepage, strength, and settlement, introduction to earth pressure analysis, and Terzaghi's Bearing Capacity. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 CENE 300 - Level
CENE 383L Geotechnical Engineering I Lab
Lab tests and experiments to reinforce the concepts discussed in CENE 383. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
1 CENE 300 - Level
CENE 386W Engineering Design: The Methods
Methods of engineering design, including project planning and management, project economics, assessment of engineering impacts on social and cultural concerns, and professional writing. This course fulfills NAU's junior-level writing requirement. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 CENE 300 - Level Junior Writing Requirement Effective Writing
CENE 386WH Engineering Design: The Methods - Honors
Methods of engineering design, including project planning and management, project economics, assessment of engineering impacts on social and cultural concerns, and professional writing. This course fulfills NAU's junior-level writing requirement. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 CENE 300 - Level Junior Writing Requirement Effective Writing
CENE 389 Cooperative Education
Individualized preplanned cooperative employment experience related to your field of study or career objectives. Pass-fail only. No repeat limit.
1-12 CENE 300 - Level
CENE 401 Fe Exam Preparation
Preparation for professional practice course; topics include program outcomes evaluation and review of fundamental engineering skills. Letter grade only
1 CENE 400 - Level
CENE 410L Unit Operations In Environmental Engineering
Design of unit operations in water, wastewater, waste management, and/or air quality engineering. Student-generated data informs and drives the design of relevant processes. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
1 CENE 400 - Level
CENE 410LH Unit Operations In Environmental Engineering - Honors
Design of unit operations in water, wastewater, waste management, and/or air quality engineering. Student-generated data informs and drives the design of relevant processes. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
1 CENE 400 - Level
CENE 418 Highway Engineering
Highway capacity analysis and geometric design, including driver-roadway-vehicle model, traffic characteristics, level of service, human factors, safety, drainage, and specs. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 CENE 400 - Level
CENE 420 Traffic Study And Signal
Basic concepts including driver-roadway-vehicle systems, traffic studies, capacity analysis, and traffic-control devices. Lab introduces traffic-engineering studies and signal-system operations and design, including computer applications. 2 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 CENE 400 - Level
CENE 430 Air Pollution Controls Design
Design process and procedure for control of particulate and gaseous pollutants. Includes pollution prevention considerations. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 CENE 400 - Level
CENE 431 Municipal Engineering
Physical design of water and wastewater treatment facilities, including culvert design, sewer layout, water distribution systems, pump stations, tanks, weirs, manifolds and facility plans and profiles. Basic unit operations and storm- water management. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 CENE 400 - Level
CENE 431L Water Resources II Lab
Provides hands-on experience in solving design problems involving hydrologic and hydraulic concepts using contemporary hydraulic and hydrologic modeling software and instrumentation, and field work. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
1 CENE 400 - Level
CENE 434 Water And Waste-water Units Design
Design of drinking water and wastewater treatment plants. Applies microbiology, water chemistry principles and includes treatment plant design techniques, disinfection, and reuse. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 CENE 400 - Level
CENE 436 Structural Steel Design
Tension members, compression members, flexural members, combined stresses, and introduction to load and resistance factor design and computer applications. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 CENE 400 - Level
CENE 438 Reinforced Concrete Design
Working stress and strength design concepts, beams, columns, slabs, retaining walls and footings. Computer applications. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 CENE 400 - Level
CENE 440 Environmental Protection: Today And Tomorrow
Explores current legal and regulatory strategies for environmental protection. Examines innovative approaches to environmental management. Group and individual projects. Co-convenes with CENE 540. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 CENE 400 - Level
CENE 450 Geotechnical Engineering II
Advanced methods in geotechnical evaluation and design, with applications in foundations, earth retention systems, slope stability, ground improvement, and geosynthetics (varies from semester to semester). Co-convenes with CENE 550. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 CENE 400 - Level
CENE 460 Classical Open Channel Flow
Free surface flows in engineered and natural channel systems, including common hydraulic structures and flow control facilities. Incompressible flow, flow potential and resistance, uniform and gradually varying flow regimes. Co-convenes with CENE 560. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 CENE 400 - Level
CENE 462 Water Quality Modeling
Derivation and application of the systems of differential equations describing chemical and biotic transformations in lakes and streams. Procedures for calibrating and verifying water quality models. Co-convenes with CENE 562. Letter grade only.
3 CENE 400 - Level
CENE 470 GIS Applications For Engineering And Construction
This course applies geographic information systems (GIS) to civil engineering, environmental engineering and construction projects. Students will learn GIS software for digitizing and creating digital maps including data creation, management, manipulation, analysis, and visualization. Cross-listed with CM 470. Letter grade only.
3 CENE 400 - Level
CENE 476 Engineering Design: Capstone Preparation
Involves forming design teams, selecting projects with sponsor interaction, and completing a project proposal accepted by the sponsor. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
1 CENE 400 - Level
CENE 477 Structural Analysis II
Indeterminate analysis, classical energy methods, consistent distortion, slope deflection, moment distribution, matrix and finite element analysis, and computer analysis. Co-convened with CENE 577. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 CENE 400 - Level
CENE 480 Environmental Transport Processes
Fundamental engineering concepts of mass transfer, with applications for environmental engineering design. Co-convenes with CENE 502. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 CENE 400 - Level
CENE 485 Undergraduate Research
Basic or applied research conducted under the supervision of an engineering faculty research adviser on new or ongoing research. Approved research plan required. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 12 units of credit. Course fee required.
1-6 CENE 400 - Level
CENE 486C Engineering Design
Involves design methodology and decision making and preparing team design projects that culminate in oral and written reports. Must be taken in the year in which you graduate. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 CENE 400 - Level Senior Capstone
CENE 486CH Engineering Design - Honors
Involves design methodology and decision making and preparing team design projects that culminate in oral and written reports. Must be taken in the year in which you graduate. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 CENE 400 - Level Senior Capstone
CENE 497 Independent Study
Individualized approach to selected topics by guided reading and critical evaluation. Department consent required. Pass-fail or letter grade. No repeat limit. Course fee required. Please complete the Independent Study Proposal form and obtain signatures of approval BEFORE registering. https://policy.nau.edu/policy/Documents/Independent_Study_Form_FINAL.pdf
1-6 CENE 400 - Level
CENE 499 Contemporary Developments
Examines recent trends and investigations in a selected area of a particular major field of study. Letter grade only. No repeat limit.  
1-4 CENE 400 - Level
CENE 502 Principles Of Environmental Transport Processes
Development of the balance laws for chemical species and application of these laws to describe mass transport processes in engineered and natural environmental systems. Co-convenes with CENE 480. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 CENE 500 - Level
CENE 503 Sustainable Design And Construction
This course investigates sustainability and performance evaluation systems relating to the built environment. Sustainable building principles and practices, and the social, environmental and economic benefits of performance-based design and construction will be explored. Tools such as whole building energy modeling, Life-Cycle Cost analysis, and Life-Cycle Assessment will be used to evaluate the design of performance-based buildings. Co-convened with CM 403. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 CENE 500 - Level
CENE 540 Environmental Protection: Today And Tomorrow
Explores current legal and regulatory strategies for environmental protection. Examines innovative approaches to environmental management. Group and individual projects. Co-convenes with CENE 440. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 CENE 500 - Level
CENE 543 Urban Transportation Planning
Examines techniques and methodology of transportation planning applications, emphasizing interrelationship of land use and trips. Lab overviews different methodological approaches, with detailed study of travel demand forecasting models. 2 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab. Letter grade only. Course fee required. Prerequisite: 3 hours CENE or GSP coursework at 300-level or above.
3 CENE 500 - Level
CENE 545 Advanced Traffic Signal Systems
Advanced traffic concepts including signal phasing, signal system coordination, and traffic signal hardware and software operation. Students develop design drawings and signal timings for a signalized arterial and deploy these timings on industry standar