228 Course Descriptions
2018-2019 USC Upstate Catalog
MUSC U499. Internship in Commercial Music (1-3) Supervised work
experience in commercial music outside the classroom. For three credit hours,
a student is to work 135 hours; for two credit hours, 90 hours; for one credit
hour, 45 hours. A contract must be signed by the student and appropriate
faculty/administrators. Only open to Commercial Music majors or minors.
Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing, minimum overall GPA 2.0, minimum
2.0 in major, and consent of the faculty supervisor.
NONPROFIT ADMINISTRATION (NPAD)
NPAD U201. Nonprofit Leadership Workshop (1) Application of knowledge
and skills reflecting essential nonprofit competencies of the Nonprofit
Leadership Alliance Certification (CNP), practical experience in nonprofit
organizations, leadership abilities, and meaningful service. Course may be
repeated for a maximum of 4 semester hours.
NPAD U301. The Nonprofit Sector in the United States (3) The
importance of the nonprofit sector in the United States emphasizing the
history, the relationship to business and government and the place of the
nonprofit sector within American society generally. Prerequisite: Sophomore
standing (30 semester hours).
NPAD U302. Nonprofit Leadership (3) The fundamentals of nonprofit
administration to include leadership, legal foundations, board development,
the role of volunteers, nonprofit advocacy and ethics.
NPAD U303. Nonprofit Financial Administration (3) Financial management
within the nonprofit sector emphasizing strategic planning, budgeting,
accountability, risk management and control. Prerequisite: NPAD U302 or
consent of instructor.
NPAD U304. Fund Raising for Nonprofit Organizations (3) Fundamentals
of resource development in the nonprofit sector including strategic
planning, principles of philanthropy, proposal writing, event planning, and
charitable trusts. Prerequisite: NPAD U302 or consent of instructor.
NPAD U399. Independent Study (1-4) An individualized, contracted
program of study planned in conjunction with a faculty member. Prerequisites:
NPAD U301 and consent of instructor.
NPAD U401. Topics in Nonprofit Leadership (3) Study in selected topics
in nonprofit administration. Emphasis upon competencies necessary for
emerging leaders in the nonprofit sector. May be repeated with permission
of advisor. Prerequisite: NPAD U301.
NPAD U404. Social Entrepreneurship (3) Introduction to the history,
theory and emerging activities of social entrepreneurship. Course topics also
cover nonprofit administration skills for social entrepreneurial organizations,
scaling of social impact and social performance measurement. Prerequisite:
NPAD 301 or permission of instructor.
NPAD U499. Field Experience in Nonprofit Leadership (1-6) Supervised
work experience in a nonprofit organization. Forty-five hours of work for
each credit hour are required. Prerequisites: NPAD U301, junior or senior
standing and consent of instructor.
NURS U230. Medical Terminology (3) (=BIOL U230) Introduction to
medically oriented terminology, including roots, prefixes, suffixes, combining
forms, and common abbreviations. Emphasis on using terminology related to
anatomy, physiology, pathology, diagnoses, medical procedures, pharmacology,
and instrumentation. Not for major credit. Prerequisite: ENGL U102.
NURS U301. Nutrition (3) Nutritional needs across the life span and related
strategies for promotion and maintenance of health. Concepts include nutrients,
food groups, nutritional guidelines, and common diet modifications.
NURS U306. Introduction to Professional Nursing (3) Concepts and
theories that have shaped professional nursing practice. Critical thinking skills
in the decision-making process will be introduced. Prerequisite: Admission
to the Baccalaureate Nursing Program, Four-Year track.
NURS U308: Pathophysiological Topics in Health Care (3) Expansion
of critical thinking and understanding of the human disease process.
Prerequisites: BIOL U243/L and BIOL U244/L.
NURS U310. Health Assessment (3) Comprehensive health assessment
of well individuals across the life span. Emphasis is on data collection and
the application of concepts and skills used in the comprehensive health
assessment of patients as a basis for critical thinking in nursing practice.
Practicum required. For Four-Year track, Prerequisite: Admission to Baccalaureate
Nursing Program; Prerequisite or Corequisite: NURS U306. For
RN track, Prerequisite: Admission to the Baccalaureate Nursing Program,
or consent of instructor.
NURS U320. Foundations of Nursing (6) Application of knowledge and
skills to integrate fundamentals of nursing care using the nursing process
to build on knowledge and skills attained from health promotion, health
assessment, nursing foundations and introduction to professional nursing.
Prerequisite: Admission to the Baccalaureate Nursing Program, Four-Year
track; Prerequisite or Co-requisites: NURS U306, NURS U308 (or BIOL U370),
NURS 310; Co-requisite: NURS 320P.
NURS U320P. Foundations of Nursing Practicum (0) Implementation of
fundamentals of nursing care utilizing knowledge, cognitive and psychomotor
skills, and the nurse process in a variety of adult focused health care settings.
A minimum of 84 practicum hours required. Corequisite: NURS U320.
NURS U330. Health Alterations I (6) Evidence-based nursing practice
with adults experiencing health alterations, moving from simple to complex
states of health and levels of care. Prerequisites: NURS U306, NURS U308 or
BIOL U370, NURS U310, NURS U320, NURS U320P, NURS U375. Corequisite:
NURS U330P or NURS U331P.
NURS U330P. Health Alterations I Practicum (0) Implementation of
evidence-based nursing practice, progressing in complexity, in a variety
of settings with adults experiencing health alterations. A minimum of 84
practicum hours required. Corequisite: NURS U330.
NURS U331P. International Health Alterations I Practicum (0) Implementation
of evidence-based nursing practice, progressing in complexity,
in an international setting with adults experiencing health alterations. A