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The course offerings at Clarion University of PA go through an extensive review process by the Committee on Courses and Programs of Study (CCPS).  This course offerings list is a comprehensive list of courses that could be offered; it does not mean they are currently being offered.

For a complete list of courses offered on the current or upcoming schedules, see the Registrar's page Schedule of Classes.

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Course Id (currently sorted in Ascending order) Course TitleCourse Description
COOP 493
Intrn-Admissions
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COOP 495
Intrn-L E I P
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COOP 496
Internship Paralegal
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COOP 497
Intrn-Planetarium
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COOP 498
Intern/Women & Gender Studies
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CPSC 101
Intro To Computational Science
This course is an introduction to the interdisciplinary field of Computational Science, which integrates mathematical modeling and visualization to solve problems in the physical, life, behavioral, and social sciences. Students will acquire skills i,n the development of scientific knowledge using experimentation with models and simulation of scientific systems. Prerequisite: MATH 171 or permission of the instructor.|
CPSC 201
Surv Computational Sci Tools
This course presents methods and tools used to implement concepts in mathematics and computational science. The tools will include mathematical and statistical functions such as matrix manipulation and linear algebra, polynomials and interpolation,,data analysis and statistics, and optimization. This course will prepare students for further work in mathematics and computational science. Prerequisite: MATH 171. Each semester.|
CPSC 301
Adv Computational Science
This course combines a formal presentation of classical methods of design optimization with detailed instruction in the application of these methods using software tools. It introduces students to the symbolic, numerical, and graphic features of the,se software tools and integrates this powerful combination in the translation of many algorithms into applied optimization techniques with animation. Prerequisite: MATH 260 or MATH 270|
CPSC 490
Projects Computational Science
This course applies computational science methods and tools to real-world applications in a semester-long project in the student's major field of study. This is the capstone course in computational science. Prerequisite: CPSC 301|
CRJT 110
Intro to Criminal Justice
Provides an overview of the justice system including processing offenders. Examines the nature of criminal law, causes of criminal behavior and discusses the roles of various agencies including police, courts, and corrections. Fall and Spring semes,ters.|
CRJT 235
Criminology
Examines historical and contemporary attempts to explain the origins of criminal behavior and society's reaction to it from a variety of perspectives. Provides students with an understanding of how these theories have influenced the present criminal, justice systems. Annually|
CRJT 245
Corrections
Provides students with an overview and analysis of the management and organization of correctional institutions. Discusses current practices and trends in the area of corrections including treatment of criminal personalities. Annually|
CRJT 255
Juvenile Justice
Examines the formal and informal methods of dealing with the problems of juvenile crime, including the ways in which procedures differ from those involving adult offenders. Provides an analysis of recent trends in juvenile courts and the control an,d treatment of juvenile offenders. Annually.|
CRJT 260
Policing
Provides an overview of issues in policing and law enforcement as well as an examination of the practices of police agencies in the United States. Examines organizational structures for delivering police services and issues concerning police and com,munity interactions. Annually|
CRJT 275
Substantive Crim Justice Law
Examination of the preliminary crimes of solicitation, conspiracy, and attempt. An analysis of the specific elements of crimes against the person and crimes against property. A consideration of defenses to alleged criminal behavior is also undertak,en. Annually.|
CRJT 304
Crime, Politic & Public Policy
Course treats the ways in which government treats crime as a public policy matter, with a predominant focus on legislative and executive branch activity. Topics may vary somewhat from year to year. Examples of policies to be examined and evaluated,include: reducing the incidence of crime, the politics of imprisonment, punitive and restorative justice, decriminalization, drugs and crime, death penalty, gun control, hate crimes, zero tolerance approaches, pornography, corporate crime, organize,d crime, and terrorism. The constitutional and legal framework of policies will also be considered.|
CRJT 325
Special Topic Criminal Justice
This course will investigate special topics within the criminal justice system.|
CRJT 328
Ethics and Criminal Justice
This course is a survey of ethical issues for practitioners within the criminal justice system. Topics include: ethics of decision-making, origins of the concept of justice, dilemmas of police officers as crime fighters and public servants, fighting, corruption, ethics and investigative methods, ethics as it relates to punishment, institutional and community corrections.|
CRJT 363
Criminal Procedure
A study of the law as it relates to arrest, search, and seizure with emphasis on present controlling legal decisions and historical development, philosophy, and public policy issues underlying these decisions. Prerequisite: PS 211, CRJT 110 or permi,ssion of instructor. Annually|
CRJT 399
Criminal Justice CO-OP
Internship opportunities for students in their particular area of interest with local or state institutions.|
CSD 125
Intro Comm Disorders
Introduces communication disorders. Encompasses the variety of problems humans may have in speech, language, and hearing. Focuses on the nature of such problems, their causes, their impacts on people, methods for their evaluation, and methods for the,ir management. Includes an orientation to the professions of speech-language pathology and audiology.|
CSD 150
Speech Science
Analyzes models of the speech mechanism. Emphasizes normal aspects of the physiology and acoustics of speech production. Fall, annually.|
CSD 156
Phonetics & Phonology
Transcription of normal and deviant speech using the International Phonetic Alphabet. Applies phonetics and phonemics to language and speech pathology. Explores instruments used in speech and hearing. Spring, annually.|
CSD 251
Anat Speech Hear Mech
Study of the anatomy and physiology of the speech and hearing mechanisms. Fall, annually.|
CSD 257
Dev Seq in Lang Speech
Study of the development of language and speech in the normal child. Normative data in speech and language development are studied.|
CSD 258
Lang Disorders In Childr
Provides students with an understanding of language disorders in children, etiological factors associated with them, diagnostic and evaluative techniques, and therapeutic methodologies. Prerequisite: CSD 257. Spring, annually.|
CSD 290
Speech, Lang & The Young Child
Emphasizes the language development of young children as a portion of their physical, cognitive and social-emotional growth from birth to eight years of age. Provides a framework for observation of normally developing phonological, morphosyntactical,, semantic, and pragmatic skills in the young child as well as the documented changes which can be observed in the child with a language disorder. Focuses on the role physical, cognitive, social-emotional, and linguistic factors play in the preliter,acy and early literacy experience. Prerequisite: ED 110, ED 121, ECH 235.|
CSD 352
Speech Disorders
Begins with an overview of the professions of speech pathology and audiology. Discusses communication disorders using the theoretical basis for service delivery models, communicative development, and cultural differences. Emphasizes diagnosis, team m,anagement, and treatment strategies of articulation, voice, resonance, and stuttering disorders. Observation experience is provided. Fall, annually.|
CSD 353
Adult Comm Disorders
Reviews the theoretical basis for communication disorders. Emphasizes diagnosis, team management, and treatment strategies of adult language disorders such as aphasia, apraxia, and swallowing disorders.|
CSD 357
Applied Linguistics
Study of linguistics fundamentals and theories. Explores specific techniques for analyzing phonological, morphosyntactical, semantic, and pragmatic aspects of speech/language in children and adults. Emphasizes the application of these assessment resu,lts to clinical practice. Prerequisite: ENG 263.|