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Curricular Items

Posted: Thursday, December 19, 2019

Curricular Items

From the Chair of the College Senate Curriculum Committee
Advanced to the President
The following has been approved by the College Senate Curriculum Committee and forwarded to the president for review:

Course Revision:
SLP 609 Disorders of Voice and Resonance

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Advanced to the Curriculum Committee
The following have been received in the College Senate Office and forwarded to the College Senate Curriculum Committee for spring 2020 review:

Program Revision:
Minor in Biology, BIO-NS Minor

New Courses:
NFS 607 Experiential Learning in Weight Management and Diabetes Prevention and Treatment. Prerequisites: Undergraduate coursework in medical nutrition therapy and instructor permission. Pathophysiology, prevention, and treatment of obesity and diabetes. Techniques for measuring body composition and energy expenditure. Includes select content for the interdisciplinary obesity and weight management certification and for the certified diabetes educator credential. Employs competency-based education (CBE). Offered fall semester, beginning fall 2020.

NFS 612 Nutrition Counseling. Prerequisites: Undergraduate coursework in nutrition counseling and medical nutrition therapy and instructor permission. Evidence-based practice in nutrition consultation related to models of cultural competence, nutrition counseling strategies, models of emotional intelligence, processes for coding and billing for nutrition services, and utilization of nutrition informatics. Employs competency-based education. Offered spring semester, beginning spring 2021.

Course Revisions:
BIO 311 Human Anatomy and Physiology I. Prerequisite: BIO 100, BIO 101, or BIO 111 with a minimum grade of C. Introduction to the advanced study of the structure and function of the human body. Basic biochemistry, function of cells, tissues, integument, skeletal system and joints, muscular systems, and nervous system. Offered fall semester, beginning fall 2020.

BIO 312 Human Anatomy and Physiology II. Prerequisite: BIO 111. Continuation of BIO 311. Advanced study of the endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic, immune, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. Offered spring semester, beginning spring 2021.

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