Graduate Course Descriptions Winter/Spring 2008-2009 by DePaul University

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a&s a&s 640 645 a&s 694 a&s 695 a&s 700 a&s 706 a&s 801 a&s 803 a&s 811 a&s a&s 823 833 legal aspects of special education for classroom teachers the administration and operation of special education major consideration will be given to problems relating to the preparation of a school budget procuring revenue financial accounting capital outlays insurance on property taking of inventory and the social political and ethical implications of how schools are financed authority powers and liability of school personnel rights and status of students character of districts and school board control of curriculum school property finances special emphasis on recent state and federal court decisions as they affect illinois and neighboring states non-credit this registration is required of all doctoral students who are not enrolled in a doctoral course but are completing course requirements and/or dissertation research it provides access to university facilities non-credit this registration

subj cat nbr formal description chn chn 497 498 see schedule for current offerings graduate standing required variable credit prerequisites permission required graduate standing required chn 499 variable credit permission of chair and instructor required graduate standing

dc 450 this course will consist of scene studies emphasizing the actor/director relationship the relationship between the camera and performer casting blocking for the camera and scene analysis each week students will shoot and edit short dialogue scenes the scenes will be analyzed for the quality of the performance and effectiveness of direction students will work toward the creation of a final polished short film digital cinema students are expected to enter the class with a shoot-able five to ten minute script they can use as their final project prerequisites dc 460 dc 461 dc 462 dc 460 dc 461 dc 462 introduces the field of digital cinema and the faculty who teach in it each week a different dc faculty member will present his or her research and relate that topic to the wider field of cinema encourages students to clarify their course of study and build alliances with faculty and students with similar interests students work in teams to produce a completed project every two weeks

subj cat nbr formal description grk grk 497 498 see schedule for current offerings graduate standing required variable credit prerequisites permission required graduate standing required grk 499 variable credit permission of chair and instructor required graduate standing

is 456 survey of emerging technologies supporting organizational knowledge processes including capture codification structure storage dissemination and reuse the course will critically examine how organizations may leverage these technologies toward competitive advantage students will experiment with contemporary knowledge management km tools some theoretical perspectives on knowledge management km and organizational learning ol will be introduced prerequisites completion of foundation or core phase is 475 information systems development emphasizing the application of structured techniques in a case and 4gl environment topics and team project tasks include case tools entity-relationship diagramming data-flow diagramming structure chart action diagram joint application design prototyping design of relational database and testing prerequisites csc 315 or instructor consent is 481 creating documentation for software systems or telecommunications projects development and delivery of

mat 489 mat 494 mat 495 mat 496 discrete and continuous-time markov chain models queuing systems and topics from renewal and reliability theory prerequistes mat 453 directed and undirected graphs bipartite graphs hamiltonian cycles and euler tours flows in capacityconstrained networks optimization of sequential decision processes markov decision models contraction mapping methods applications drawn from inventory theory and production control the minimax theorem for two-person zero-sum games two-person general-sum games and noncooperative person games nash equilibrium development of the box-jenkins methodology for the identification estimation and fitting of arima and transfer-function stochastic models for the purpose of analyzing and forecasting stationary nonstationary and seasonal time series data the course emphasizes practical time series data analysis using computer packages and includes applications to economic business and industrial forecasting prerequistes mat 453 or mat

mps 516 mps 518 mps 519 mps 520 mps 521 mps 522 mps 524 mps 525 this course focuses on the management and use of information technology it as the use of it in society grows particularly in business graduates are likely to manage technology resources and participate in it planning and development projects as founders sponsors team members managers of development or end-user developers students should become effective users of information it and information services the course explores a number of it-related topics such as the strategic role of it it planning and architecture building the telecommunications highway system management issues on system development the expanding universe of computing group support systems intelligent systems electronic document management and managing the human side of systems formerly mps 586 2 quarter hours grant writing is a fundamental component of most nonprofits fundraising strategy this course provides practical guidance on how to plan and

review of basic quantum theory vector spaces linear operators observables commutators projection operations representations angular momentum theory systems of identical particles invariance prerequistes phy 412 phy 460 phy 465 phy 466 phy 475 phy 478 phy 480 this course number designates research performed to gather thesis material up to two registrations are allowed no less than four quarter hours no more than eight quarter hours total credit phy 490 periodicity symmetry and classification of crystal structure x-ray diffraction reciprocal lattice crystal binding debye theory of heat capacity anharmonic interactions point defects surfaces phy 491 the free-electron gas model energy band theory theory of metals and alloys transport pheonomena dia and para-magnetism ferromagnetism and antiferromagnetism superconductivity phy 701 phy 702 theoretical and phenomenological approaches to nuclear structure and strong electromagnetic and weak interactions of nuclei topics of study include the

scg scg scg scg 755 759 765 769 scg 775 scg 779 a continuation of scg 735 students will prepare a methodology section of a research project and will learn how to write up quantitative results of their analyses by the end of the course students should be able to understand quantitative methodological approaches select appropriate data collection strategies conduct the appropriate analysis for the research questions proposed and the nature of the data and be prepared to write a candidacy paper prerequisite scg 735 disciplined inquiry seminar iii in contrast to the doctoral core courses which address inquiry processes and relationships between theory and practice within a field these seminars address practical problems in the complex interrelated and dynamic manner in which they present themselves the connections between areas of study and the way these present themselves the connections between areas of study and the way these conections inform or are informed by practice are

soc 474 soc 475 soc 476 soc 477 soc 479 soc 480 soc 481 soc 487 soc 490 soc 491 soc 492 soc 493 an examination of population related problems and issues facing nations today selected topics include comparative population policies and their societal implications population control mortality patterns changing patterns of illness and epidemic disease contemporary migration and refugee patterns and related national policies and the societal responses to changing age structures examination of the nature meaning and history of work and leisure in western culture and the relationship of work and leisure to issues associated with the contemporary concept of quality of life cross-listed as mls 448 there has been a great change in the meaning form and value assigned to work and leisure in society many of these changes have come to be characterized as inevitable consequences of life in post-industrial society this course 1 speaks to identify the factors that are shaping the future of work and

wrd 599 a capstone seminar course in which students select revise and write supplementary documentation for a collection of their work appropriate to a job search in their area of concentration or for doctoral program