2015-2017 Graduate Catalog by UTRGV

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  revised policy  for specific requirements, see the catalog sections on:              ph.d. in business administration on pp. 112‐136.  ed.d. in curriculum and instruction on pp. 176‐184.  ed.d. in educational leadership on pp. 162‐166.  ph.d. in rehabilitation counseling on pp. 319‐321.  cooperative doctorate in pharmacy in cooperation with the university of texas at austin on pp.  326‐330.  cooperative doctorate in physics in cooperation with the university of texas at arlington on  pp.473‐476.  once a student registers for the dissertation, he/she must continue to enroll in the appropriate 

degree plan students are expected to meet with their graduate advisor and file an official degree plan during their first semester of enrollment the degree plan is agreed upon with the graduate program adviser and signed by the department chair and dean and submitted to the graduate college for inclusion in the student’s official file in general a student may follow the degree requirements listed in this catalog by the respective departments of the university thus planning a schedule of courses however having a degree plan on file is a requirement for graduation and helps to avoid taking courses that will not satisfy degree requirements if the student wishes to make changes to the filed degree plan a signed change form must be submitted to the graduate college students must submit a new official degree plan when their plan of study changes advisement prior to registering students go through academic advisement through their graduate program to be advised concerning the best

certified public accountant examination and permits specialization in accounting beyond that provided by the undergraduate accounting degree bachelor of business administration the macc program assumes that the student either has an undergraduate degree in accounting or has taken the leveling courses necessary to succeed in the program it meets the needs of past graduates in accounting as well as those who may wish to retrain themselves to be accountants admission requirements to be admitted to the graduate program in accounting prospective candidates must meet all the requirements for graduate admission to ut rio grande valley see p.19 the decision to admit a student to the macc program will be based on 1 2 3 4 gmat score two letters of recommendation a letter of intent a curriculum vitae application for admission must be submitted prior to the published deadline the application is available at www.applytexas.org a waiver of the gmat requirement may be granted to applicants who

college of education and p-16 integration 165 edul 8342 policy politics and governance in higher education edul 8343 higher education finance edul 8344 the american community college free electives courses at the 6000 7000 and 8000 level approved by advisor dissertation edul 8390 dissertation proposal development edul 8395 dissertation research and writing capstone requirement written comprehensive exam dissertation proposal defense dissertation defense total graduate hours required for degree 3 3 3 6 6 3 3 69 needs-based concentration research courses edre 8300 introduction to research methods edre 8301 qualitative research edre 8302 quantitative research choose 3 hours from the following edre 8303 advanced qualitative research edre 8304 advanced quantitative research edre 8305 program evaluation edre 8306 multivariate educational research edre 8307 selected topics in research core courses edul 8301 leadership and organizational behavior edul 8302 theories of learning and instruction

thesis option designated electives csci 6326 numerical methods csci 6333 advanced database design and implementation csci 6334 advanced operating systems csci 6336 programming languages and compilers 36 15-21 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 0-6 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 36 college of engineering and computer science capstone requirement written comprehensive exam total graduate hours for degree project option designated electives csci 6326 numerical methods csci 6333 advanced database design and implementation csci 6334 advanced operating systems csci 6336 programming languages and compilers csci 6340 advanced software engineering csci 6345 advanced computer networks csci 6350 advanced artificial intelligence csci 6351 expert systems csci 6354 performance evaluation csci 6355 bioinformatics csci 6356 parallel computing csci 6360 advanced computer graphics csci 6361 computer visualization csci 6363 human computer interaction csci 6364 advanced digital forensics csci 6365 network

private lessons in any area of performance for which graduate instruction is available for a one-hour lesson per week quantity and difficulty of literature is indicative of graduate study requiring considerable practice a maximum of eight hours may be applied towards a degree prerequisite audition and acceptance by the instructor required muap 6247 applied baritone/euphonium [2-0 private lessons in any area of performance for which graduate instruction is available for a one-hour lesson per week quantity and difficulty of literature is indicative of graduate study requiring considerable practice a maximum of eight hours may be applied towards a degree prerequisite audition and acceptance by the instructor required college of fine arts muap 6249 applied tuba [2-0 private lessons in any area of performance for which graduate instruction is available for a one-hour lesson per week quantity and difficulty of literature is indicative of graduate study requiring considerable practice a

immunotherapy and transfusion practice current research in red cell antigens and antibodies autoantibodies drug induced sensitization and problem solving techniques are explored college of health affairs cslc 6305 clinical applications in molecular diagnostics [3-0 this course provides foundation knowledge in molecular biology genetics and the molecular basis of selected human diseases an over-view of molecular diagnostics techniques used in the diagnosis monitoring therapeutic decision-making and the prediction of genetic infectious and malignant diseases is discussed pharmacogenomics and ethical issues are also addressed comd 5320 advanced sign language i [3-0 this elective dual undergraduate and graduate-level course allows students to develop in-depth skills in american sign language and develop increased knowledge regarding the deaf community emphasis in the course is upon acquisition of comprehension and production skills prerequisites beginning and/or intermediate sign language

related academic areas will include but are not limited to political science english spanish economics anthropology computer science and sociology students will confirm their choice of a related academic area with the graduate advisor required course hist 6300 historiography and methods 3 3 choose one of the following options thesis option history courses history courses at the 5000 and 6000 level 3 hours of which must be at the 6000 level 21 6 capstone requirement thesis hist 7300 thesis i hist 7301 thesis ii 6 3 3 total graduate hours for degree 36 non-thesis option history courses history courses at the 5000 and 6000 level 3 hours of which must be at the 6000 level free electives may be chosen from one or two outside fields 27 6 capstone requirement written comprehensive exam total graduate hours for degree 36 department of psychological science telephone 956-882-7112 brownsville 956-665-3328 edinburg college of liberal arts free electives may be chosen from one or two outside

particular topics as they emerge in the field or are needed these types of courses often cannot be accommodated in the regular curriculum in a timely manner on these occasions courses will be offered under this title the special topics course may also be used to phase-in new courses in further developing the concentrations paff 6394 internship in global security studies and leadership [3-0 the practical global security studies management experience through an arranged internship in a government agency for one semester periodic seminars and supervisor-intern consultations will be held with a final administrative report required prerequisite consent of director college of liberal arts paff 6395 independent study in global security studies and leadership [3-0 requires the approval of the supervising faculty member allows student to work independently on a specialized area of global security the student will submit a written plan with outcomes and time lines that must be approved by the

this course is an introduction to statistical time series analysis topics include arima and other time series models forecasting spectral analysis and time domain regression model identification estimation of parameters and diagnostic checking are included prerequisite math 6379 math 6381 mathematical statistics [3-0 this course in mathematical statistics includes theory of estimation and hypothesis testing point estimation interval estimation sufficient statistics decision theory most powerful tests likelihood ration tests chi-square tests minimum variance estimation neyman-pearson theory of testing hypotheses elements of decision theory prerequisite math 6365 math 6382 statistical computing [3-0 a course in modern computationally-intensive statistical methods including simulation optimization methods monte carlo integration maximum likelihood /em parameter estimation markov chain monte carlo methods resampling methods non-parametric density estimation prerequisite consent of

faculty listing urbis richard department of music utb/tsc urbis sue zanne department of music utb/tsc utecht ronald pan american at brownsville vassberg david department of history and philosophy utpa vassberg lilliane department of modern languages and literature utpa vincent vern department of computer information systems and quantitative methods utpa walter louis pan american at brownsville walton judith d health and human performance department utb/tsc ware william s department of biology utpa 551 graduate catalog