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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
HPE 191
Camp Outdoor Rec
Offers practical experience in the basic skills necessary for a successful camping excursion following conservation practices and techniques that retain the beauty of the wilderness ecosystems.|
HPE 220
Pers Hlth Promo & Behav Mgmt
This course will direct students to assess their personal wellness in each of the seven dimensions. The content will explore variables contributing to personal excellence and wellness and completion of a behavioral project.|
HPE 223
Phys Ed Elem Major
Required of all students majoring in elementary education. Emphasizes modern physical education skills and activities of the elementary child. Each semester.|
HPE 230
Basic/Emerg Water Safety
Students must demonstrate advanced swimming skills. Designed for participants to become familiar with the hazards of water activities, to prevent accidents, and to respond effectively if an accident does occur. Successful completion of the course lea,ds to Red Cross Certification.|
HPE 231
Interm Swimming
Multi-stroke refinement, drown-proofing, and physical conditioning through swimming. Prerequisite: Students should be able to swim one length of the pool.|
HPE 235
Intro Ele Health Concept
Introduces elementary education majors to basic health concepts and issues which elementary students face and are important for developing an appropriate understanding of health education today. Fall, annually.|
HPE 247
Interm Tennis
Emphasizes fundamental techniques, strategy, and rules.|
HPE 253
Nutrition for Healthy Living
Teaches about the different food groups and their roles in the human body, the type of chemical reactions during metabolism, the way the body makes and stores energy, and eating habits role in weight control.|
HPE 301
Special Topics
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HPE 314
C P R
Required for the Athletic Coaching Program. Follows the recommendations and guidelines of the American Red Cross. Students earn an American Red Cross CPR Certificate upon successful completion of the course.|
HPE 317
First Aid Safety
Explores responsibilities and duties of the teacher in the development and teaching of programs in first aid and safety that are related to the student's school and community. Includes the American Red Cross Standard First Aid Course.|
HPE 323
Tch Hlth & Wellness Elem Sch
Required of all students majoring in elementary education. This class will focus on strategies for promoting the health of children both in and outside the educational setting. Students will learn the importance of both promoting a healthy lifestyle, within the young and the importance of advocating for a healthy environment in which all children and adults may flourish. Students will plan learning activities that will enhance the health knowledge, skills, attitudes and experience of young chil,dren. Included are labs and field experiences in an elementary school setting. Each semester.|
HPE 330
Lifeguard Training
Successful completion leads to Red Cross Certification. Prerequisite: Swim 500 yards continuously, using four different strokes, dive to a depth of nine feet, and bring up a 10-pound object, and tread water for one minute.|
HPE 335
Elem Health Curriculum
Designed for the elementary education major who may eventually work in a classroom setting. Prepares potential teachers to: (a) teach health education in a knowledgeable and effective manner, (b) demonstrate approaches for integrating health instruct,ion with other topics, and (c) familiarize the elementary major with current health curricula. Course offered on demand.|
HPE 410
Motor Learning & Development
Provides understanding of motor development and motor learning and how motor activities enhance the total development of young children. Emphasizes the design and implementation of open-ended, developmentally appropriate movement activities to stimul,ate problem solving and to be the cornerstone of an integrated curriculum. Additional focus on assessment of motor development and motor learning environments. Must be taken concurrently with ECH 320, 322, 323, 325, and 413. Prerequisites: ED 121. Ea,ch semester.|
HPE 415
Hiv/Aids Education
Experience-based course covers both the facts and the emotional issues involved in teaching about HIV infection. Psychosocial issues covered by the course include values, attitudes, and beliefs and their effects on teaching and learning about HIV, dr,ugs and drug use, and sex and sexuality. Emphasizes helping students develop the skills needed to make AIDS presentations with a non-judgmental perspective and sensitivity to the cultural diversity in their communities. Upon successful completion of,the course, students are Red Cross certified to present facts, answer questions, and identify resources for people who want more information on HIV infection, including AIDS. Prerequisite: HPE 111 or permission of the instructor. Course offered on de|
IA 211
Into To Intelligence Analysis
This course is designed to provide students with an introduction to the field of intellligence. Topics covered provide students with knowledge of the history of intelligence analysis and intelligence services, tools and skills used by the intelligenc,e analyst and the process used in the conduct basic intelligence research.|
IA 491
Synth Of Intell Anlys Proc
IA 491 is the capstone course for the minor in Intelligence Analysis. This course will provide a synthesis of the basic intelligence subjects from IA 211 with the student's knowledge base from their respective major area of concentration. This cour,se focuses on the analysis process, analysis products and reports, and the relationship between the analyst and the policy maker. Prerequisite: IA 211; Senior standing. Annually|
INDT 290
Advanced Manufacturing
Advanced Manufacturing is a hands-on laboratory course designed to give the fundamental skills necessary to work in a nanotechnology production and/or technologically advanced manufacturing environment. The course will discuss basic theoretical conc,epts behind research, development, production, and processing of nano-scaled materials. Safety, handling techniques, protocols, record keeping, production methodology, and analytical techniques will be the core concepts taken from this course. Prer,equisite: MATH 112, PH 251, PH 252. Annually, each fall semester.|
LS 255
Intro To Librarianship
Broad overview of libraries and the profession of librarianship beginning with the history of libraries and concluding with the impact of technology on libraries. Annually.|
LS 257
Basic Info Sources & Ser
Examines traditional and technological approaches to locating information. Analyzes the criteria for selecting reference materials and examines reviewing media for new reference sources. Explores the organization of reference service. Includes the, study of selected reference sources. Biennially.|
LS 258
Select Lib Materials
Provides familiarity with basic bibliographical tools, including current reviewing media and traditional and electronic publishing. Examines policies and criteria for the selection of and evaluation of book and nonbook resources. Biennially.|
LS 259
Intro to Library Support Serv
Introduces students to library theory and practice, including basic concepts and terminology, roles and mission, ethical standards, organizational structure, staffing and funding. Basic principles of public, technical, and access services are explor,ed. The role of support staff in customer service, team work and effective communication are examined. Includes coverage of the ALA Library Support Staff Certifiction competencies for foundations and communicatins and teamwork.|
LS 356
Media For Young Adults
Examines literature and other resources for young adults, including principles related to the selection, evaluation, and use of such materials. Considers and analyzes the reading interests of teenagers, the characteristics of young adult literature,, and methods of introducing young adults to books and nonbook resources, including electronic products and services. Examines techniques of developing/preparing booktalks, reviews, reader advisory services, and other programs for young adults, with,attention being paid to underserved and special needs groups. Biennially.|
LS 357
Organization Of Informa
Examines organization of print and non-print materials for effective service, principles and methods of descriptive cataloging, and the structure and application of the Dewey Decimal Classification, the Library of Congress Classification, and standar,d subject authority lists. Includes study of the use of printed cards and the utilization of other work simplication techniques; filing rules; and maintenance of library catalogs--shelf lists, divided and dictionary card catalogs, and the printed boo,k catalog. Biennially.|
LS 358
Media For Children
Surveys children's literature and related materials. Examines the principles of selection and evaluation of books, periodicals, and other materials for children. Includes reading guidance, with attention to materials for special groups; development o,f general and subject bibliographies; preparation of annotations; techniques of story-telling; and the selection of materials for the story hour. Includes a required field experience. Biennially.|
LS 361
Administration Of Libr
Addresses the general principles of administration and their application to the organization and management of different types of libraries. Core components include general management techniques and administrative procedures, budget preparation, hum,an resources issues, and facilities and resources management. Students will learn how to apply standards for evaluation of libraries and how to develop functional library programs. Provides a forum for the discussion of the roles of different types, of libraries in society. Includes a required field experience. Biennially.|
LS 370
Access Services
Examines the concepts, policies, procedures, and technology involved in library access services. Practices for the circulation, interlibrary loan, reserves, document delivery, shelf maintenance, and processing of materials are reviewed. Technology',s role in creating, retrieving, and delivering access to information and materials is studied. Covers the ALA Library Support Staff Certification competencies for access services and technology.|
LS 371
Direct User Services
Addresses the role of support staff in direct user services. Covers collection organization, search methods, and the nature of adult, young adult, and children's services and problems in libraries. The role of literary genres, different information, formats, and technology in user services as alsoaddressed. Includes coverage of the ALA Library Support Staff Certification competencies for adult's readers' advisory, reference and information services and youth services.|
LS 385
Library Automation
Surveys the use of automation in libraries. Topics covered include the selection of computer hardware and software for instructional purposes; use of automated library systems for library management activities such as circulation, acquisitions, and, cataloging; and the importance of computer networks to areas including resource sharing, professional development, and fiscal planning. Biennially|