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    Mississippi College
   
 
  Sep 24, 2017
 
 
    
UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG 2017-2018

Course Descriptions


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Music

Music Course Descriptions
Applied Music

Daily practice requirements are based upon the amount of credit to be earned. Repertoire requirements are also graduated according to the number of hours being earned each semester. Specific requirements regarding the repertoire can be obtained from your professor. Credit is given according to the following tables:

2 semester hours per semester 10 hours per week
1 semester hour per semester 8 hours per week

Applied Music Requirements

Students desiring to enroll for applied music, either as an elective or as an assisting course for a music degree, will be assigned a course number and an instructor by the Chair of the Music Department.

The final exam for each applied music course is a jury examination. In the event of illness, an incomplete grade may be given by the instructor who will set a date for a make-up jury in the following regular semester.

Freshman and Sophomore Junior and Senior Applied Performance Majors
Composition    
1 or 2 hours per semester, instructor’s consent    
107-108 307-308 407-408
Organ    
1 or 2 hours per semester, instructor’s consent  
111-112 311-312 411-412
Piano    
1 or 2 hours per semester, instructor’s consent  
121-122 321-322 421-422
Voice    
1 or 2 hours per semester, instructor’s consent  
131-132 331-332 431-432
Strings and Guitar    
1 or 2 hours per semester, instructor’s consent  
141-142 341-342 441-442
Woodwinds    
1 or 2 hours per semester, instructor’s consent  
171-172 371-372 471-472
Brass    
1 or 2 hours per semester, instructor’s consent  
181-182 381-382 481-482
Percussion    
1 or 2 hours per semester, instructor’s consent  
191-192 391-392 401-402

Each semester hour of credit in applied music represents one-half hour of private study per week. It is recommended that Organ students register for two hours of study.

   •  MUS 487 - Kodaly Music Education I (3 hrs.)
   •  MUS 488 - Kodaly Music Education II (3 hrs.)
   •  MUS 489 - Kodaly Music Education III (3 hrs.)
   •  MUS 498 - Senior Project (B.M. in Performance: Voice, with Emphasis in Musical Theatre) (1 hr.)
   •  MUS 499 - Senior Recital (B.M. in Performance: Voice) (1 hr.)

New Testament Greek

   •  GRK 101 - Elementary New Testament Greek
   •  GRK 102 - Elementary New Testament Greek
   •  GRK 201 - Intermediate New Testament Greek
   •  GRK 202 - Intermediate New Testament Greek
   •  GRK 305 - New Testament Greek
   •  GRK 490 - Special Topics in New Testament Greek

Nursing

   •  NUR 230 - Preparation for Standardized and Adaptive Testing
   •  NUR 233 - Transition to Health Care Professions
   •  NUR 250 - Transition to Nursing Practice
   •  NUR 275 - Medical Math
   •  NUR 303 - Health Assessment-RN
   •  NUR 305 - Transcultural Patterns of Health
   •  NUR 313 - Research in Nursing Practice-RN
   •  NUR 324 - Transition to Professional Practice-RN
   •  NUR 333 - Clinical Studies in Nursing
   •  NUR 336 - Clinical Studies in Nursing-Extern
   •  NUR 373 - Congregational Health Nursing
   •  NUR 375 - Therapeutic Communication
   •  NUR 378 - Clinical Reasoning I
   •  NUR 381 - Pharmacology
   •  NUR 382 - Health Assessment across the Lifespan
   •  NUR 383 - Pathophysiology
   •  NUR 386 - Foundations of Nursing
   •  NUR 390 - Maternal/Newborn Nursing & Women's Health
   •  NUR 393 - Pediatrics
   •  NUR 396 - Health Policy and Finance
   •  NUR 397 - Nursing Content Remediation and Review - 1
   •  NUR 398 - Clinical Reasoning 2
   •  NUR 399 - Nursing Content Remediation and Review - 2
   •  NUR 402 - Policy and Finance-RN
   •  NUR 404 - Health Care Informatics
   •  NUR 406 - Chronic Health Problems
   •  NUR 407 - Nursing Research
   •  NUR 410 - Nursing Content Remediation and Review - 3
   •  NUR 415 - Nursing Leadership/Management
   •  NUR 418 - Nursing Leadership and Management Clinical (RN)
   •  NUR 428 - Clinical Reasoning 3
   •  NUR 433 - Unstable Health Problems
   •  NUR 435 - Community Health Nursing-RN
   •  NUR 436 - Community and Population Health
   •  NUR 437 - Leadership/Management in Nursing
   •  NUR 438 - Community Health Nursing Clinical (RN)
   •  NUR 439 - Preparation for Professional Examinations
   •  NUR 443 - Cross-Cultural Nursing
   •  NUR 444 - Christian Perspective on Ethics-RN
   •  NUR 448 - Clinical Reasoning 4
   •  NUR 450 - The Professional Nursing Role as it Relates to Theories of Nursing
   •  NUR 451 - Special Studies in Nursing
   •  NUR 452 - Special Studies in Nursing
   •  NUR 453 - Special Studies in Nursing
   •  NUR 455 - The Professional Nursing Role and Legislation
   •  NUR 457 - The Professional Nursing Role and Nursing Management
   •  NUR 473 - Nursing Care of the Older Adult
   •  NUR 475 - Topics in Nursing History
   •  NUR 477 - Spiritual Aspects of Nursing
   •  NUR 482 - Synthesis-RN
   •  NUR 483 - Health Care Terminology
   •  NUR 484 - Behavioral/Mental Health Nursing

Paralegal

   •  PLE 201 - Introduction to Law
   •  PLE 300 - Civil Litigation I
   •  PLE 301 - Civil Litigation II
   •  PLE 304 - Wills and Estates
   •  PLE 305 - Real Property Law
   •  PLE 310 - Judicial Process
   •  PLE 320 - Family Law
   •  PLE 325 - Legal Research and Bibliography
   •  PLE 330 - Bankruptcy Law
   •  PLE 335 - Legal Writing
   •  PLE 350 - Critical Thinking and the Law
   •  PLE 400 - Law Office Management
   •  PLE 401 - Selected Topics
   •  PLE 402 - Selected Topics
   •  PLE 403 - Selected Topics
   •  PLE 410 - Paralegal Internship

Philosophy

   •  PHI 207 - Introduction to Philosophy
   •  PHI 211 - Introduction to Logic
   •  PHI 309 - Christian Ethics
   •  PHI 313 - History of Philosophy I
   •  PHI 314 - History of Philosophy II
   •  PHI 315 - Philosophy of the Christian Religion
   •  PHI 416 - Contemporary Philosophy
   •  PHI 419 - World Religions
   •  PHI 421 - Biomedical Ethics
   •  PHI 490 - Special Topics in Philosophy

Physical Activity PED Courses (non-academic)

A student is allowed two absences for activity classes.  Should a student obtain the third absence, they will not receive credit for the courses.  Limited make-ups will be allowed for emergency absences.  It will be necessary for the student to obtain permission from the instructor to make up periods missed.

Students may repeat activity courses, not to exceed 10 semester hours of non-academic courses which can be applied toward graduation. 

Students who enroll in Roller Skating or Scuba Diving will be assessed an additional fee for equipment rental.

AOS and MSL Leadership Lab 1-hour credit courses may be used to meet the physical activity requirement.

Students will be allowed to repeat varsity courses as often as they qualify in the particular sport up to four semester hours of credit.

Students who play varsity sports and wish to obtain non-academic credit must register for the course the semester they play the sport.  Credit cannot be given later.

   •  PED 101 - Beginning Running
   •  PED 102 - Advanced Walking
   •  PED 104 - Beginning Tennis
   •  PED 105 - Water Aerobics
   •  PED 106 - Deep Water Running
   •  PED 107 - Swimming
   •  PED 108 - Fitness Walking
   •  PED 109 - Roller Skating
   •  PED 110 - Aqua Power Step
   •  PED 111 - Karate Level l
   •  PED 112 - Fitness Cycling
 

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