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HBS 5551 Bioethics
Review of bioethical issues in society, health care, and health care delivery.
Instructor(s): Caroline Camunas

HBSD 4110 Behavior Change Strategies for Diabetes Prevention and Control
This course covers the complexity of the diabetes epidemic and the etiology, consequences, and treatment of diabetes. Biological, psychosocial, behavioral, environmental, and economic perspectives on the etiology and consequences of diabetes will be emphasized. A special emphasis will be placed on theoretical and evidence-based behavior strategies to prevent diabetes and to promote the health of those already diagnosed.

HBSD 4120 Pathophysiology of Diabetes and its Complications
This course covers the physiology of normal energy metabolism and the pathophysiology of energy metabolism as seen in metabolic syndrome, the progression to type 2 diabetes, overt type 2 diabetes, as well as type 1, gestational, and drug-induced diabetes. Comorbid conditions and acute and chronic complications of diabetes and hyperglycemia will be addressed.
Instructor(s): Jane Dickinson

HBSD 4130 Assessment of the Person with Diabetes
This course teaches the clinician how to conduct a diabetes-focused assessment of the person with diabetes, with consideration for family dynamics and support. Emphasis is placed on cognitive, behavioral, and affective assessments, as well as select elements of the clinical assessment, i.e., the assessment of the "whole" person with diabetes. The findings from the assessment are then used as the basis for goal-setting.
Instructor(s): Jane Dickinson

HBSD 4140 Preventive & Therapeutic Interventions in Diabetes Management
This course covers the specific components of multimodal therapies used to treat diabetes and associated comorbidities, as well as to prevent the acute and chronic complications of diabetes, referencing evidence-based clinical practice guidelines whenever possible. The major elements of, indications for, rationales for, and complications of current therapeutic regimens will be explored.
Instructor(s): Jane Dickinson

HBSD 4150 Diabetes Self Management Education (DSME) Programs: Development, Implementation, & Evaluation
This course provides specific guidance regarding implementation of the National Standards for Diabetes Self Management Education (ADA, 2007) to create Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) programs that will fulfill ADA recognition or AADE accreditation requirements.
Instructor(s): Jane Dickinson

HBSE 4000 Introduction to special education
Offered all terms. Enrollment limited to 25 students. Emphasis is placed on the identification of characteristics of individuals with disabilities and the impact of the characteristics on the learner and family members of the learner. The course is a study of the nature, psychosocial, and educational needs of individuals across the lifespan with physical, mental, emotional, or sensory impairments. Particular attention is placed on the way these special education programs fit, or should fit, into ongoing work in schools. Totally online versions of this course are available for non- HBSE majors in spring and summer A and B terms. Special fee: $25.
Instructor(s): Young Seh Bae, Susan Lipkowitz, Nirvana Pistoljevic, Ye Wang

HBSE 4001 Teaching students with disabilities in the general education classroom
Problems of educational assessment, curriculum and teaching, organization, and guidance of students with physical, cognitive, affective, and sensory disabilities. Materials fee: $15
Instructor(s): Susan Lipkowitz, Nirvana Pistoljevic, JeanneMarie Speckman-Kilroe, Ye Wang

HBSE 4001 Teaching students with disabilities in the general education classroom
Problems of educational assessment, curriculum and teaching, organization, and guidance of students with physical, cognitive, affective, and sensory disabilities. Materials fee: $15
Instructor(s): Susan Lipkowitz, Nirvana Pistoljevic, JeanneMarie Speckman-Kilroe, Ye Wang

HBSE 4002 Instruction and curriculum for students with and without disabilities
Curriculum development and research-validated methods of instructing students with and without disabilities from early childhood through adolescence, including methods of teaching reading and mathematics and methods of enrichment and remediation. Materials fee: $10.
Instructor(s): Young Seh Bae, Linda Hickson

HBSE 4005 Applications of technology in special education
This course is intended to provide preservice and in-service special education teachers with basic information on assistive and instructional technology appropriate for use with infants, children and youths who require special education and related services. Materials fee: $25.

HBSE 4006 Working with families of children with disabilities
Current and historical perspectives on parent involvement in the special education and empowerment of infants, children, and youth with exceptionalities and their families. Emphasis on strategies and materials to facilitate a continuum of parent and family participation to strengthen the relationships between home, school, and the community. Students are trained in conflict resolution and must perform a minimum of 15 hours of respite to a family with a child with an exceptionality. Special fee: $15.

HBSE 4008 Disability: Reconsidered and reconstructed
The course introduces students to the study of disability as social construct framed within a reconstructivistic context that challenges current theoretical and practical approaches and incorporates individual, interpersonal, educational, and organizational perspectives. Special fee: $10.

HBSE 4010 Nature and needs of persons with intellectual disability/autism
Characteristics of persons manifesting different degrees of intellectual disability/autism and other developmental disabilities from early childhood through adolescence. The course emphasizes implications for educational programming, curriculum, and instruction. Materials fee: $10.
Instructor(s): Linda Hickson, Laudan Jahromi

HBSE 4011 Education of persons with intellectual disability/autism
Curriculum development and research-validated methods of instructing students with intellectual disability/autism and other developmental disabilities from early childhood through adolescence across ability levels. Materials fee: $20.
Instructor(s): Hsu-Min Chiang

HBSE 4015 Applied behavior analysis I
Basic applications for learners without reading or writing repertoires. Strategic applications of the science of behavior to instruction, management, curriculum-based assessment, isolation of locus of learning/behavior problems, and measurably effective instructional practices.
Instructor(s): R Greer, Nirvana Pistoljevic

HBSE 4016 Applied behavior analysis II
Prerequisite: HBSE 4015. Advanced applications to learners with writing, reading, and self-editing repertoires. Teaching operations and curricula designed to teach academic literacy, self-management, and problem solving. Data-based applications required. Special fee: $15.
Instructor(s): R Greer

HBSE 4017 Applied behavior analysis III: School-wide systems applications
Applications of behavior analysis to the schooling system that incorporates educating and working with families, providing classroom and school leadership, coordinating support personnel efforts across the school and home, and the development of learner independence through advanced scientifically based pedagogy and functional curriculum design, including computer-based instruction.
Instructor(s): R Greer

HBSE 4031 Education of students with physical disabilities
Curriculum development and research-validated methods of instructing students with physical disabilities from early childhood through adolescence in regular classes, special classes, hospitals, and home instruction.

HBSE 4044 Curricular and pedagogical foundations for teaching pre-listening through early academic literacy
Pedagogical and curricular design repertoires for realizing state educational objectives for children from pre-listener to early reader skills (NYSED Standards, English Excellence in Education Standards, and CABAS® Standards Preschool through Kindergarten). Permission required for non-majors.

HBSE 4045 Curricular and pedagogical operations for teaching the foundations of functional academic literacy
Pedagogical and curricular repertoires for realizing state educational objectives for children with early to advanced self-editing and self-management repertoires (grades 1 through 3). Materials fee: $10. Permission required for non-majors.

HBSE 4046 Curricular and pedagogical operations for teaching advanced functional academic literacy (4th grade through early middle school)
Pedagogical and curricular repertoires for realizing state educational objectives for children with early to advanced self-editing and self-management repertoires (grades 4 through middle school). Permission required for non-majors.

HBSE 4060 Psychosocial implications of vision loss on people with blindness and visual impairment and their families
Professor Cummins. Blindness and Visual Impairment (majors must enroll for 3 points). Introduction to the education of children, youths, and adults with blindness and visual impairment and their families; historical aspects; development of professional agencies and services; psychosocial aspects of blindness; problems and issues of the field. Special fee: $40.

HBSE 4061 Anatomy and physiology of the visual system and related implications
Professor Cummins. Blindness and Visual Impairment (majors must enroll for 3 points). Structure and function of the human eye; visual perceptual development; anomalies and diseases; functional and traditional methods of vision screening; interpretation of medical reports and records; analysis of environmental factors; utilization of low vision. Observations, simulations, and clinical practice. For special educators, health professionals, and reading specialists. Special fee: $40.

HBSE 4062 Instruction and curriculum development for infants, children, and youth with blindness and visual impairment
Professor Cummins and Dr. Gerra. Prerequisite: proficiency in translation and transcription of the Braille-code and typing, or HBSE 4063 (may be taken concurrently). Learning theories, programs, methods, materials, and aids in the education of infants, children and youth with blindness and visual impairments. Particular emphasis is placed on the identification of appropriate instructional methods and materials for teaching reading and mathematics to learners with vision loss. Students complete 50 hours outside of class in observation and clinical practice in assessment, development of instructional objectives, and adaptation of materials. Special fee: $40.

HBSE 4063 Communication skills for people with blindness and visual impairments I: Literary Braille
Professor Cummins. (First of a two-semester course. Students register for 3 points each term.) Corequisite: HBSE 4060, Research and practice in communication skills and media. Students learn transcription and translation of the Braille code in the context of development of appropriate curriculum materials and research-validated methods of instructing students with vision loss, including methods for teaching and remediation skills in reading and mathematics. Methods for teaching aural and tactile reading are covered extensively. Special fee: $40.

HBSE 4064 Communication skills for people with blindness and visual impairments II: Nemeth code and tactile graphics
Mr. Pedulla. (Second of a two-semester course. Students register for 3 points each term.) Prerequisite: HBSE 4063 or Library of Congress Certification in Braille Transcription. Research and practice in communication skills and media. Students learn transcription and translation of the Nemeth code for mathematics in the context of development of appropriate curriculum materials and research-validated methods of instructing students with vision loss, including methods for teaching and remediating skills in mathematics and science. Particular emphasis is placed on the creation of instructional materials such as tactile graphs to promote skills acquisition. Special fee: $40.

HBSE 4070 Psychosocial and cultural aspects of people who are d/Deaf or hard of hearing
Introduction to the education of children, youth, and adults who are deaf or hard of hearing; historical development; psychosocial and cultural aspects; problems and issues of the field. Materials fee: $10.
Instructor(s): Russell Rosen

HBSE 4071 Special methods: Methods of teaching reading and writing to individuals who are d/Deaf or hard of hearing
Study of special methods of teaching in programs for children and youth who are deaf or hard of hearing at nursery, elementary, and secondary levels, with particular attention to the development of language within the language arts subject areas. Materials fee: $10.
Instructor(s): Maria Hartman, Ye Wang

HBSE 4072 Development of language for individuals who are d/Deaf or hard of hearing
Language development of deaf or hard of hearing individuals at different maturational levels. Prerequisite: HBSE 4079 or equivalent.
Instructor(s): Robert Kretschmer

HBSE 4073 Audiological principles and the teaching of speech and listening skills to individuals who are d/Deaf or hard of hearing
Development of speech in children who are deaf or hard of hearing, methods of teaching speech to children who are deaf or hard of hearing, development of educational programs for the maximum utilization of residual hearing. Lab required. Materials fee: $10.
Instructor(s): Robert Kretschmer, Ronda Rufsvold, Michelle Veyvoda

HBSE 4074 Linguistics of American Sign Language
An in-depth study of the phonology, morphology, syntax, and pragmatics of American Sign Language. Aspects of the psycho- and socio-linguistics of this language are covered.
Instructor(s): Robert Kretschmer

HBSE 4075 Selected topics: Deaf and ASL arts and literature
This course is a study of the deaf experience as presented in artistic and literary works by deaf and hard of hearing individuals. Principles of literary analysis and criticism will be presented. Students will analyze the works using principles of literary theory and criticism. Offered on alternate years.

HBSE 4076 Methods and materials in teaching ASL and Deaf community and culture
Current theories and approaches in curriculum design and instructional methods in second language acquisition and the teaching and learning of American Sign Language and Deaf community and culture will be discussed. Materials on American Sign Language and American Deaf community and culture will be introduced. Students will develop curriculum and instructional methods to apply current approaches to classroom practice.

HBSE 4077 Seminar in teacher-as-researcher
Students are oriented to the role of teacher-as-researcher, in terms of classroom-based inquiry, and they begin designing their master’s projects. Additionally, students are expected to translate basic research in the area of language acquisition, reading, syntax, semantics, discourse processes, and/or pragmatics into classroom pedagogy and research.
Instructor(s): Ye Wang

HBSE 4078 Selected topics: Second language acquisition of ASL
This course deals with the acquisition of ASL by second language learners. Theories and methods in second language acquisition will be given. Studies in the second language acquisition of ASL will be discussed. Students will conduct research on the SLA of ASL. Offered on alternate years.

HBSE 4079 Language development and rehabilitation: The foundations
Course designed to establish a firm foundation in generative syntax, semantics, and pragmatics as it relates to language development and rehabilitation. Materials fee: $10.
Instructor(s): Robert Kretschmer

HBSE 4082 Assessment and evaluation of infants, children, and youth with exceptionalities
Enrollment limited to 20 per term. An in-depth study of theoretical principles of measurement, assessment, and evaluation necessary for appropriate identification of needs as related to implementation of educational plans for infants, children, and youth with disabilities. Applications of assessment data in instructional programs for children with disabilities. Students complete approximately 50 hours of assessments and evaluations of infants, children, youths, and young adults with disabilities, as part of the course, through work in the Dean Hope Center and the Harlem Tutoring Program. Special fee: $150. Students participate in an additional, weekly lab session.

HBSE 4083 Theory and techniques for educating infants, children, and youth with sensory impairments
Discussion of diagnostic theories for teaching infants, children, and youth with multiple sensory impairments; sensory motor, cognitive, language, and adaptive skills development delays. Particular emphasis is focused on designing curriculum that is applicable and appropriate for promoting literacy, communication, and mathematical skills for these unique populations given their mode and codes of learning. Students complete assignments utilizing the various team approaches, including familial involvement. Materials fee: $30.

HBSE 4092 Introduction to foundations of special education opportunity
Theory and practice in the rehabilitation and redress of human relationships affecting people with disabilities across the lifespan. Materials fee: $10.

HBSE 4300 Practicum in assessment and evaluation of individuals with exceptionalities
Supervisors affiliated with the Dean Hope Center. Permission required. Prerequisite: HBSE 4082. Participation in interdisciplinary, psychoeducational assessment of exceptional children. Analysis of observational and test data; formulation of educa-tional programs for exceptional learners. Conducted in the Dean Hope Center or in appropriate community facilities. Course meets the equivalent of one full day a week. Supervisory fee: $100 and lab fee: $150. (Plus additional lab time).
Instructor(s): _ Faculty/Staff, Ye Wang

HBSE 4307 Assessment in American Sign Language and Deaf community and culture
Models of assessment in American Sign Language and Deaf community and culture will be discussed and evaluated. Students will select appropriate assessment procedures based on reasons for assessment and will construct a complete plan for assessment.

HBSE 4700 Observation and student teaching in special education: Pre-student teaching
Permission required. Course requires 3-5 days a week for participation in community, school, and agency programs and a weekly seminar on campus.

HBSE 4701 Observation and student teaching in special education: Intellectual disability/autism
Permission required. Course requires 3-5 days a week for participation in community, school, and agency programs and a weekly seminar on campus.
Instructor(s): Young Seh Bae, Mary Ellen Rooney

HBSE 4703 Observation and student teaching in special education: Physical disabilities
Permission required. Course requires 3-5 days a week for participation in community, school, and agency programs and a weekly seminar on campus.

HBSE 4704 Observation and student teaching in special education: Applied behavioral analysis and behavioral disorders
Permission required. Course requires 3-5 days a week for participation in community, school, and agency programs and a weekly seminar on campus.

HBSE 4706 Observation and student teaching in special education: Blindness and visual impairment
Permission required. Course requires 3-5 days a week for participation in community, school, and agency programs and a weekly seminar on campus.

HBSE 4707 II: Observation and student teaching in special education: Deaf and hard of hearing
Permission required. Course requires 3-5 days a week for participation in community, school, and agency programs and a weekly seminar on campus.
Instructor(s): Maria Hartman, Russell Rosen

HBSE 4709 Observation and student teaching in special education: Rehabilitation
Permission required. Course requires 3-5 days a week for participation in community, school, and agency programs and a weekly seminar on campus.

HBSE 4710 Observation and student teaching in special education: Intellectual disability/sensory impairment
Permission required. Course requires 3-5 days a week for participation in community, school, and agency programs and a weekly seminar on campus.

HBSE 4711 Observation and student teaching in special education: ASL and deaf community and culture
Permission required. Course requires 3-5 days a week for participation in community, school, and agency programs and a weekly seminar on campus.

HBSE 4871 American Sign Language I
A course designed to develop beginning receptive and expressive skills in American Sign Language.

HBSE 4872 American Sign Language II
A course designed to develop intermediate receptive and expressive skills in American Sign Language.
Instructor(s): Russell Rosen

HBSE 4880 Opportunities and outcomes for people with disabilities-annual conference
Research conference sponsored by the Center for Opportunities and Outcomes for People with Disabilities provides a forum for the presentation and discussion of research findings by Center researchers and their colleagues from the field.
Instructor(s): Linda Hickson

HBSE 4881 Opportunities and outcomes for people with disabilities-colloquium
Biweekly research colloquia sponsored by the Center for Opportunities and Outcomes for People with Disabilities provides a forum for the presentation and discussion of research findings by Center researchers and their colleagues from the field.
Instructor(s): Linda Hickson

HBSE 4901 Research and independent study: Special Education
Permission required.
Instructor(s): _ Faculty/Staff

HBSE 5010 Study of the philosophic foundations of special education
Permission required. For post-master’s and advanced master’s students in the Department of Health and Behavior Studies in special education. Overview of major philosophic orientation within social sciences and special education. Special fee: $10.
Instructor(s): Robert Kretschmer

HBSE 5062 Orientation and mobility
Blindness and Visual Impairment majors must enroll for 3 points. Principles and practices of orientation and mobility with primary emphasis on training for people with blindness and visual impairments. Development of self-concept, environmental awareness, and orientation to the environment from infancy through adolescence. Study of validated mobility techniques. Practice of techniques under conditions simulating blindness; observations and practice in preparing and presenting material. Materials fee: $40.

HBSE 5063 Technological aids and assistive devices in the education of toddlers, children, and youth with disabilities
Technological aids and devices used in the education of toddlers, children, and youth with disabilities, including those with cognitive-based disabilities, sensory impairments, and multiple handicapping conditions. Field trips, demonstrations, and laboratory sessions. Laboratory fee: $150.

HBSE 5301 Advanced practica in special education: Intellectual disability/autism
Guided experiences in selected special education programs for advanced students. Weekly seminar meetings. Supervised group field visits. Preservice internships arranged. Students submit reports analyzing experiences.
Instructor(s): Linda Hickson

HBSE 5304 Advanced practica in special education: Behavioral disorders
Guided experiences in selected special education programs for advanced students. Weekly seminar meetings. Supervised group field visits. Preservice internships arranged. Students submit reports analyzing experiences.

HBSE 5306 Advanced practica in special education: Blindness and visual impairment
Faculty. Permission required. Guided experiences in selected special education programs for advanced students. Weekly seminar meetings. Supervised group field visits. Preservice internships arranged. Students submit reports analyzing experiences. Two terms. Note: that with approval, section 001 of this course may substitute for HBSE 4706 (teaching) and/or section 002 for HBSE 4300 (assessment and evaluation).

HBSE 5307 Advanced practica in special education: Deaf and hard of hearing
Guided experiences in selected special education programs for advanced students. Weekly seminar meetings. Supervised group field visits. Preservice internships arranged. Students submit reports analyzing experiences.
Instructor(s): Robert Kretschmer

HBSE 5309 Advanced practica in special education: Rehabilitation of persons with developmental disabilities
Guided experiences in selected special education programs for advanced students. Weekly seminar meetings. Supervised group field visits. Preservice internships arranged. Students submit reports analyzing experiences.
Instructor(s): Linda Hickson

HBSE 5310 Advanced practica in special education: Policy and administration
Guided experiences in selected special education programs for advanced students. Weekly seminar meetings. Supervised group field visits. Preservice internships arranged. Students submit reports analyzing experiences.

HBSE 5312 Advanced practica in special education: Research
Guided experiences in selected special education programs for advanced students. Weekly seminar meetings. Supervised group field visits. Preservice internships arranged. Students submit reports analyzing experiences.
Instructor(s): R Greer

HBSE 5314 Advanced practica in special education: Behavior analysis and instruction
Guided experiences in selected special education programs for advanced students. Weekly seminar meetings. Supervised group field visits. Preservice internships arranged. Students submit reports analyzing experiences.
Instructor(s): R Greer

HBSE 5901 Problems in special education: Intellectual disability/autism
Qualified students work individually or in small groups under guidance on practical research problems. Proposed work must be outlined prior to registration; final written report required.
Instructor(s): Hsu-Min Chiang

HBSE 5904 Problems in special education: Applied behavioral analysis and behavioral disorders
Qualified students work individually or in small groups under guidance on practical research problems. Proposed work must be outlined prior to registration; final written report required.
Instructor(s): R Greer

HBSE 5906 Problems in special education: Blindness and visual impairment
Faculty. (minimum two semesters, 3 points each term) Permission required. Qualified students work individually or in small groups under guidance on practical research problems. Proposed work must be outlined prior to registration; final written report required.

HBSE 5907 Problems in special education: Deaf and hard of hearing
Qualified students work individually or in small groups under guidance on practical research problems. Proposed work must be outlined prior to registration; final written report required.
Instructor(s): Robert Kretschmer

HBSE 5909 Problems in special education: Guidance, rehabilitation, and career education
Qualified students work individually or in small groups under guidance on practical research problems. Proposed work must be outlined prior to registration; final written report required.

HBSE 5910 Problems in special education: Policy and administration
Qualified students work individually or in small groups under guidance on practical research problems. Proposed work must be outlined prior to registration; final written report required.

HBSE 5912 Problems in special education: Research
Qualified students work individually or in small groups under guidance on practical research problems. Proposed work must be outlined prior to registration; final written report required.

HBSE 5914 Problems in special education: Behavior analysis
Qualified students work individually or in small groups under guidance on practical research problems. Proposed work must be outlined prior to registration; final written report required.
Instructor(s): R Greer

HBSE 5915 Problems in special education: Supervision and administration of special education and human resource agencies through organizational behavior analysis
Qualified students work individually or in small groups under guidance on practical research problems. Proposed work must be outlined prior to registration; final written report required.
Instructor(s): R Greer

HBSE 6001 Research in special education
Permission required. Prerequisites: HUDM 4122 and HUDM 4123. Instruction in the development, conduct, and reporting of research. Student research studies. All doctoral students in Special Education in Health and Behavior Studies must take all courses in this sequence which are as follows: HBSE 6001(2) - Research and experimental design, HBSE 6003(2) Qualitative approaches, and HBSE 6005(2) Single case experimental designs. Special fee: $30 per course.
Instructor(s): Laudan Jahromi, Ray Marks

HBSE 6002 Administration of special education programs
For post-master’s special educators. Prerequisite: basic courses in school administration and experience in special education. Foundations of leadership and management of special education programs.

HBSE 6003 Teacher education in special education
Permission required. Prerequisites: HUDM 4122 and HUDM 4123. Instruction in the development, conduct, and reporting of research. Student research studies. All doctoral students in Special Education in Health and Behavior Studies must take all courses in this sequence which are as follows: HBSE 6001(2) - Research and experimental design, HBSE 6003(2) Qualitative approaches, and HBSE 6005(2) Single case experimental designs. Special fee: $30 per course.

HBSE 6004 Public policy and administration in special education
Provides analytic perspective to assess special education policies and practices within the social and economic contexts that affect immediate and long-term expectations, opportunities, and outcomes for persons with disabilities.

HBSE 6005 Research in special education
Permission required. Prerequisites: HUDM 4122 and HUDM 4123. Instruction in the development, conduct, and reporting of research. Student research studies. All doctoral students in Special Education in Health and Behavior Studies must take all courses in this sequence which are as follows: HBSE 6001(2) - Research and experimental design, HBSE 6003(2) Qualitative approaches, and HBSE 6005(2) Single case experimental designs. Special fee: $30 per course.

HBSE 6008 Behaviorism and the science of behavior
Permission required (for Ph.D. students in Applied Behavior Analysis and Behavior Disorders). A survey comparing and contrasting the various behaviorisms including: methodological behaviorism, paradigmatic behaviorism, interbehaviorism, social behaviorism, radical behaviorism, behavior selection, and the relationship of these to pragmatism, natural selection, positivism, and their historical roots of behavior selection and natural selection in the Scottish enlightenment.
Instructor(s): R Greer

HBSE 6010 Advanced study of problems and issues in special education
Permission required. Required of doctoral students in Special Education in the Department of Health and Behavior Studies. Design and appraisal of current practices and policies in the education of exceptional children and adults.

HBSE 6015 The verbal behavior model: Individual educational programming
Prerequisites: HBSE 4015 and HBSE 4043. Students will master Skinner’s model of communicative behavior, the associated literature, and major theoretical papers. Research and data-based schooling applications of the model will be made to pedagogy and curriculum.
Instructor(s): R Greer

HBSE 6031 Single-case experimental design in education, medicine, and therapy
Permission required. Course covers inter-subject and intrasubject designs, repeated measurement, generality, relevant statistical techniques, direct and systematic replication, and selection of group or single case designs. Offered once every three years.
Instructor(s): R Greer

HBSE 6070 Psychology of deafness
Permission required. Effects of deafness on intellectual and personality development. Social psychology of deafness. Implications for education.
Instructor(s): Robert Kretschmer

HBSE 6400 Advanced internships in special education: General
Permission required. Post-master’s level. Intensive in-service internship at agency chosen to meet individual student’s needs. Students submit reports analyzing experiences.

HBSE 6401 Advanced internships in special education: Intellectual disability/autism
Permission required. Post-master’s level. Intensive in-service internship at agency chosen to meet individual student’s needs. Students submit reports analyzing experiences.

HBSE 6403 Advanced internship in special education: Physical disabilities
Permission required. Post-master’s level. Intensive in-service internship at agency chosen to meet individual student’s needs. Students submit reports analyzing experiences.

HBSE 6404 Advanced internships in special education: Behavioral disorders
Permission required. Post-master’s level. Intensive in-service internship at agency chosen to meet individual student’s needs. Students submit reports analyzing experiences.
Instructor(s): R Greer

HBSE 6406 Advanced internships in special education: Blindness and visual impairment
Faculty. (minimum two semesters, 3 points each term) Permission required. Post-master’s level. Intensive in-service internship at agency chosen to meet individual student’s needs. Students submit reports analyzing experiences.
Instructor(s): _ Faculty/Staff

HBSE 6407 Advanced internships in special education: Deaf and hard of hearing
Permission required. Post-master’s level. Intensive in-service internship at agency chosen to meet individual student’s needs. Students submit reports analyzing experiences.
Instructor(s): Maria Hartman

HBSE 6409 Advanced internships in special education: Guidance, rehabilitation, and career education
Permission required. Post-master’s level. Intensive in-service internship at agency chosen to meet individual student’s needs. Students submit reports analyzing experiences.
Instructor(s): Linda Hickson

HBSE 6410 Advanced internships in special education: Policy and administration
Permission required. Post-master’s level. Intensive in-service internship at agency chosen to meet individual student’s needs. Students submit reports analyzing experiences.

HBSE 6412 Advanced internships in special education: Research
Permission required. Post-master’s level. Intensive in-service internship at agency chosen to meet individual student’s needs. Students submit reports analyzing experiences.
Instructor(s): Linda Hickson

HBSE 6413 Advanced internships in special education
Post-master’s level. Intensive in-service internship at agency chosen to meet individual student’s needs. Students submit reports analyzing experiences.

HBSE 6501 Advanced seminars in special education: Intellectual disability/autism
For doctoral students in special education and related fields. Recent developments in theory and research as related to the specialization from psychological, educational, sociological, and/or medical sources.
Instructor(s): Hsu-Min Chiang, Linda Hickson

HBSE 6504 Advanced seminars in special education: Applied behavior analysis and behavioral disorders
For doctoral students in special education and related fields. Recent developments in theory and research as related to the specialization from psychological, educational, sociological, and/or medical sources.
Instructor(s): R Greer

HBSE 6506 Advanced seminars in special education: Blindness and visual impairment
Professor Cummins. Permission required. For doctoral students in special education and related fields. Recent developments in theory and research as related to the specialization from psychological, educational, sociological, and/or medical sources.

HBSE 6507 Advanced seminars in special education: Deaf and hard of hearing
For doctoral students in special education and related fields. Recent developments in theory and research as related to the specialization from psychological, educational, sociological, and/or medical sources.
Instructor(s): Robert Kretschmer

HBSE 6509 Advanced seminars in special education: Guidance, rehabilitation, and career education
For doctoral students in special education and related fields. Recent developments in theory and research as related to the specialization from psychological, educational, sociological, and/or medical sources.
Instructor(s): Linda Hickson

HBSE 6510 Advanced seminars in special education: Policy and administration
For doctoral students in special education and related fields. Recent developments in theory and research as related to the specialization from psychological, educational, sociological, and/or medical sources.

HBSE 6901 Research and independent study: Special Education
Permission required.
Instructor(s): Isobel Contento

HBSE 7500 Dissertation seminar in special education
Permission required. Only advanced doctoral students in special education programs are eligible. Prerequisites: HBSE 5010, HBSE 6001, and HBSE 6010. Development of doctoral dissertations and presentation of plans for approval. Special fee: $10.
Instructor(s): Linda Hickson, Ye Wang

HBSE 8901 Dissertation advisement in special education: Intellectual disability/autism
Advisement on doctoral dissertations. Fee to equal 3 points at current tuition rate for each term. For requirements, see catalog on continuous registration for Ed.D./Ph.D. degrees.
Instructor(s): _ Faculty/Staff, Linda Hickson, Laudan Jahromi

HBSE 8903 Dissertation advisement in special education: Physical disabilities
Advisement on doctoral dissertations. Fee to equal 3 points at current tuition rate for each term. For requirements, see catalog on continuous registration for Ed.D./Ph.D. degrees.

HBSE 8904 Dissertation advisement in special education: Behavioral disorders
Advisement on doctoral dissertations. Fee to equal 3 points at current tuition rate for each term. For requirements, see catalog on continuous registration for Ed.D./Ph.D. degrees.
Instructor(s): R Greer

HBSE 8906 Dissertation advisement in special education: Blindness and visual impairment
Advisement on doctoral dissertations. Fee to equal 3 points at current tuition rate for each term. For requirements, see catalog on continuous registration for Ed.D./Ph.D. degrees.

HBSE 8907 Dissertation advisement in special education: Deaf and hard of hearing
Advisement on doctoral dissertations. Fee to equal 3 points at current tuition rate for each term. For requirements, see catalog on continuous registration for Ed.D./Ph.D. degrees.
Instructor(s): Robert Kretschmer

HBSE 8910 Dissertation advisement in special education: Administration
Advisement on doctoral dissertations. Fee: 3 points at current tuition rate for each term. For requirements, see catalog on continuous registration for Ed.D./Ph.D. degrees.

HBSK 4025 Professional and ethical functions of school psychologists
Permission required. Overview of issues associated with the school psychologist’s roles within educational settings including assessment, intervention, and consultation. Education and disability law and ethics are stressed.
Instructor(s): Stephen Peverly

HBSK 4072 Theory and techniques of reading assessment and intervention
Overview of theories, assessment, and intervention techniques for reading and writing across the lifespan. Both typical development and literacy difficulty are addressed. Materials fee: $50.
Instructor(s): Susan Masullo, Dolores Perin

HBSK 4073 Childhood Disorders
Permission required. Information involving the symptoms, life-course, prevalence, and etiology of a number of psychiatric disorders that are manifested in childhood and adolescence is presented. Information involving assessment and treatment is also considered. This course considers psycho-educational assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of child and adolescent disorders. A testing lab is included. Materials fee: $75.
Instructor(s): Philip Saigh

HBSK 4074 Development of reading comprehension strategies and study skills
Reading and study skills: Practical procedures based on research find-ings appropriate for teachers, counselors, and others. Discussion focuses on students in the middle elementary grades through young adulthood.
Instructor(s): Stephen Peverly

HBSK 4077 Adult basic literacy
An examination of the learning of reading and writing by adults who have not achieved full literacy. Populations discussed include adults with learning disabilities, adult basic education students, community college continuing education and developmental education students, immigrants and others who have limited English language proficiency, students in correctional settings, and participants in adult literacy programs outside of the U.S.

HBSK 4085 Behavioral management in the classroom
Behavioral analysis and management techniques applied to the classroom. Observation and recording of behaviors, behavior change, reinforcement schedules, shaping token economies, contingency management, and evaluation of behavior modification. Focuses on applications but includes familiarization with research.
Instructor(s): Philip Saigh

HBSK 4903 Research-Independent study in reading
Permission required. Individualized research and fieldwork projects in literacy assessment and intervention.
Instructor(s): _ Faculty/Staff

HBSK 5031 Family as a context for child development
Prerequisite: Any introductory developmental psychology course. Examines theories of family functioning and empirical evidence of family processes that mediate child and adolescent development outcomes. Emphasis on family factors associated with children’s cognitive, emotional, and academic development, including home-school collaboration and social functioning within cultural contexts. Materials fee: $10.
Instructor(s): Marla Brassard

HBSK 5050 Therapeutic interventions for school psychologists
Permission required. This course is intended to provide school psychology students with information about applied behavior analysis, behavior therapy, and cognitive-behavior therapy. Information pertaining to behavioral assessment, single-case research designs and behavioral and cognitive-behavioral approaches to the treatment of childhood disorders and problems is considered. Information involving treatment efficacy is a major focus of the course. Materials fee: $100
Instructor(s): Philip Saigh

HBSK 5051 Child-adolescent PTSD and related disorders
Permission required. This course presents information about the history, epidemiology, etiology, assessment, prevention, and cognitive-behavioral treatment of child-adolescent post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and related internalizing disorders. Analogue diagnostic and treatment training is provided. Materials fee: $100.
Instructor(s): Philip Saigh

HBSK 5070 Neural bases for language and cognitive development
Permission required. Examination of neural mechanisms involved in language, reading, and the acquisition of academic skills. Particular attention is paid to language disorders, variations in cerebral organization, and hemisphere specialization.

HBSK 5085 Observing and assessing preschool children
Overview of assessment procedures used with preschool and kindergarten-age children including review of related tests, the development of observation procedures, and the development of screening programs. Materials fee: $75.
Instructor(s): Ann Boehm

HBSK 5096 The psychology of memory
An analysis of perspectives on human memory with particular attention to knowledge, attention, strategic processes, meta-cognition, transfer, and context. The application of this information to practice is stressed.
Instructor(s): Stephen Peverly

HBSK 5098 Diagnosis of reading and writing disabilities
Prerequisites: HBSK 4072. Presents theories and practices of diagnosing dyslexia and other disorders of literacy. Students learn to administer, score, and interpret a test battery and to formulate a diagnosis. Materials fee: $50.

HBSK 5099 Writing interventions theory and practice
This is a literacy course that applies research on cognitive, linguistic, affective, social, and cultural processes underlying writing performance to the development of writing interventions. Writing is discussed within a larger context of reading comprehension and subject-matter knowledge. Students learn to evaluate and design content area writing interventions for both typically developing and special-needs populations of differing ages in various educational settings.
Instructor(s): Dolores Perin

HBSK 5271 Supervised fieldwork in remedial reading and school difficulties: Supervised externship in psycho-educational practice
Supervised experience in a school, hospital, or community clinic focusing on psychoeducational assessment, counseling, remediation, and consultation. Prerequisite: HBSK 5280. Supervisory fee: $100.
Instructor(s): Britta Rothschild

HBSK 5272 Supervised fieldwork in remedial reading and school difficulties: Supervised field placement in reading
Students conduct projects in a variety of field sites, including K-12 schools, community colleges, and adult education programs, under faculty supervision. The field experience provides an opportunity to understand both practical and theoretical aspects of pressing questions concerning literacy acquisition across the lifespan. 
Instructor(s): Dolores Perin

HBSK 5273 Supervised fieldwork in remedial reading and school difficulties: Supervised experience in supervision
Advanced doctoral students are supervised in their supervision of the comprehensive psychoeducational assessments with clients in the Center for Educational and Psychological Services performed by first-year school psychology students enrolled in HBSK 6380.
Instructor(s): Marla Brassard

HBSK 5280 Fieldwork in school psychological services
Permission required. Limited to second-year students in School Psychology. Must be taken concurrently with HBSK 6382-HBSK 6383. Supervised school-based experience in psychoeducational practice (two days per week for the entire academic year). Includes university-based supervision. Supervisory fee: $100 per semester.
Instructor(s): Jennifer Mascolo

HBSK 5320 Individual psychological testing I
Permission required. This is a year-long course open to Ed.M. and doctoral students in School Psychology. Background, administration, and interpretation of major psychological tests from both nomothetic and ideographic perspectives. Both courses cover the administration of major cognitive and personality measures and the interpretation and integration of data into case reports. Lecture plus lab/supervisory section. Supervisory fee: $100; materials fee: $50 per term.
Instructor(s): Michelle Greenwald

HBSK 5321 Individual psychological testing II
Permission required. This is a year-long course open to Ed.M. and doctoral students in School Psychology. Background, administration, and interpretation of major psychological tests from both nomothetic and ideographic perspectives. Both courses cover the administration of major cognitive and personality measures and the interpretation and integration of data into case reports. Lecture plus lab/supervisory section. Supervisory fee: $100; materials fee: $50 per term.
Instructor(s): Marla Brassard, Michelle Greenwald

HBSK 5373 Practicum in literacy assessment and intervention I
Prerequisite or corequisite: HBSK 4072, grade of B or better. This is the first of three practica that provide experience in the assessment and instruction of literacy skill including phonemic awareness, decoding, word recognition, vocabulary, fluency, spelling, expressive writing, and reading comprehension. Students receive clinical practice in administering, scoring, and interpreting a classroom test-based battery and providing an instructional intervention to a client with literacy difficulty. At this level, students work with children in early childhood and elementary education. All work is conducted in a clinical setting under the guidance of a supervisor and the course instructor. Besides assessment and intervention, students learn to conduct intake interviews and client conferences, conceptualize individuals’ learning patterns, interact with parents and other family members, follow ethical guidelines appropriate for the profession, prepare regular documentation, and write case reports to professional standard. Materials fee: $100.

HBSK 5376 Practicum in literacy assessment and intervention II
Prerequisite or corequisite: HBSK 4072, HBSK 5373, grade of B+ or better. Students work in a clinical setting to provide assessment and interventions within the context of a diagnostic teaching model for an individual with literacy difficulties. Clinical work is conducted under the guidance of a supervisor and the course instructor. Profes-sional guidelines, practices, and writing continue to be emphasized. Materials fee: $100.

HBSK 5377 Practicum in literacy assessment and intervention III
Prerequisite: HBSK 5376, grade of B+ or better. Students gain literacy assessment and intervention experience working with small groups of learners in a school- based setting. The practicum focuses on the full developmental range from early childhood through adolescent and adult literacy, including content-area reading and writing. Students have opportunities to work with classroom teachers, literacy teachers, and other school personnel while continuing to adhere to professional ethical guidelines and standards in their assessment, teaching, and preparation of reports. Materials fee: $100.
Instructor(s): Susan Masullo

HBSK 5480 School psychologist internship
Permission required. Limited to Ed.M. or doctoral students in school psychology. Supervised experience in the delivery of psychological services in approved and appropriate agencies, institutions, and schools.

HBSK 5580 Seminar in consultation and evaluation in reading
Current topics in literacy and schooling; professional issues; evaluation of intervention programs and research; preparation for integrative project requirement.
Instructor(s): Susan Masullo, Dolores Perin

HBSK 5885 Obsrv/Assess PreSchool Learner

Instructor(s): Ann Boehm

HBSK 6320 Practicum in college instruction
Permission required. Supervised experience in preparation of instructional materials and in assessment of student performance at the college and university level.

HBSK 6380 Practicum in psycho-educational assessment with culturally diverse students
Permission required. Supervised experience in psychoeducational assessment, including observation, interviewing, and testing of children and youth from culturally diverse backgrounds; integration and interpretation of data. Consideration of intervention procedures. Students work with clients in the Dean Hope Center. Additional supervisory session required. Supervisory fee: $100. Materials fee: $50.
Instructor(s): Jennifer Mascolo

HBSK 6382 Advanced practicum in psycho-educational interventions in schools
Permission required. Concurrent registration in HBSK 5280 required for all School Psychology students. Cognitive-behavioral interventions with children, adolescents, and their families. Special fee: $150.
Instructor(s): Noelle Leonard

HBSK 6383 Neuropsychological assessment of children and adults
Permission required. Prerequisites: HBSK 5320 and either BBSN 5033 or BBSN 5070. Analysis, administration, and interpretation of special procedures used to assess brain damage/dysfunction in adults and children. Special fee: $150.

HBSK 6480 School psychologist internship
Permission required. Limited to Ed.M. or doctoral students in school psychology. Supervised experience in the delivery of psychological services in approved and appropriate agencies, institutions, and schools.
Instructor(s): Britta Rothschild

HBSK 6570 Research in applied educational psychology: Neurosciences and Education
Permission required. Prerequisite: familiarity with statistical procedures and research design. Students participate in ongoing research or other special projects under the direction of a faculty member.

HBSK 6571 Research in applied educational psychology: Cognitive processes and strategies in young children
Permission required. Prerequisite: familiarity with statistical procedures and research design. Students participate in ongoing research or other special projects under the direction of a faculty member.
Instructor(s): Ann Boehm

HBSK 6572 Research in applied educational psychology: : Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Permission required. Prerequisite: familiarity with statistical procedures and research design. Students participate in ongoing research or other special projects under the direction of a faculty member.
Instructor(s): Philip Saigh

HBSK 6573 Research in applied educational psychology: Text comprehension
Permission required. Prerequisite: familiarity with statistical procedures and research design. Students participate in ongoing research or other special projects under the direction of a faculty member.

HBSK 6574 Research in applied educational psychology: Cognitive processes related to studying
Permission required. Prerequisite: familiarity with statistical procedures and research design. Students participate in ongoing research or other special projects under the direction of a faculty member.
Instructor(s): Stephen Peverly

HBSK 6575 Research in Applied Educatrional Psychology: Risk and resilience
Permission required. Prerequisite: familiarity with statistical procedures and research design. Students participate in ongoing research or other special projects under the direction of a faculty member.
Instructor(s): Suniya Luthar

HBSK 6576 Research in applied educational psychology: Acquisition of reading and writing ability
Permission required. Prerequisite: familiarity with statistical procedures and research design. Students participate in ongoing research or other special projects under the direction of a faculty member.
Instructor(s): Dolores Perin

HBSK 6577 Research in applied educational psychology: Psychoeducational aspects of deafness
Permission required. Prerequisite: familiarity with statistical procedures and research design. Students participate in ongoing research or other special projects under the direction of a faculty member.
Instructor(s): Robert Kretschmer

HBSK 6578 Research in applied educational psychology: Family and school violence
Permission required. Prerequisite: familiarity with statistical procedures and research design. Students participate in ongoing research or other special projects under the direction of a faculty member.
Instructor(s): Marla Brassard

HBSK 6584 Seminar: school psychology consultation
In this course, students develop and practice basic skills in school consul-tation and counseling. Through readings, discussions, presentations, and role plays, students demonstrate an understanding of counseling theories and approaches, approaches to consultation, as well as practices consistent with professional ethics and legal standards. Students reflect on their own cultural background and acquire knowledge relevant to cross-cultural consultations.
Instructor(s): Jennifer Mascolo

HBSK 6903 Research-independent study in reading
Permission required. Advanced students work with professor on research projects related to literacy skills across the lifespan.
Instructor(s): Marla Brassard, Dolores Perin, Stephen Peverly

HBSK 7503 Dissertation seminar: Schooling and Reading
Permission required.
Instructor(s): _ Faculty/Staff

HBSK 8902 Dissertation advisement: Schooling and Reading
Permission required. Individual advisement on doctoral dissertations. Fee to equal 3 points at current tuition rate for each term. For more information please see section on continuous registration for Ed.D. degree.
Instructor(s): _ Faculty/Staff

HBSN 5005 Interdisciplinary theory in nursing
Prerequisites: HBSS 5110, HBSN 6503, HBSS 5040, or equivalents. Evaluation of utility of theories and models from nursing and related disciplines in posing research problems in nursing.
Instructor(s): Kathleen O'Connell

HBSN 5040 Research methods in health and behavior studies I
Introduction to research, study designs, and data collection methods in research in health and behavior studies, including nursing, nutrition, and health education with emphasis on reading and understanding research literature.
Instructor(s): Kathleen O'Connell

HBSN 5043 Research methods in health and behavior studies II
Prerequisites: HBSS 5040, HUDM 4122, or equivalents. Builds on introductory research methods course to enhance ability to design research, interpret findings and statistical analyses, and critique research reports.
Instructor(s): Kathleen O'Connell

HBSN 6500 Research grant writing for health and behavior studies
Techniques of research grant preparation with emphasis on National Institutes of Health grants will be covered. Students will prepare an actual grant. In addition, funding agencies, the budgeting process, building research teams, the review process, responding to reviewers, and resubmitting grants will be covered.
Instructor(s): Kathleen O'Connell

HBSN 6501 Seminar in professional nursing
Examination of selected professional nursing problems or domains.
Instructor(s): Kathleen O'Connell

HBSN 6503 Advanced topics in theories of nursing
Examination of current issues, utility, and applications of nursing theories. Critical analyses of selected theories.
Instructor(s): Caroline Camunas

HBSN 6530 Seminar on curriculum in nursing education
Permission required. Open only to doctoral candidates. Intensive study of selected issues and/or designs in nursing curricula.

HBSN 6540 Seminar on dissertation design development
Permission required. Prerequisites: HBSN 5043, HBSN 6503, HBSN 5005, statistics, and certification. Required of all doctoral candidates. Group critique of dissertation proposals; focus on beginning- to intermediate- level aspects of analysis of theory and research design. This course may be repeated as often as necessary until the student is ready for the departmental examination. Once HBSN 6540 is taken, continuous fall/spring enrollment in the course is required until the semester during which the departmental examination is held.
Instructor(s): Caroline Camunas, Kathleen O'Connell

HBSN 6541 Advanced seminar on dissertation design development
Prerequisite: HBSN 6540 and certification. Focus on advanced aspects of research design and method.
Instructor(s): Kathleen O'Connell

HBSN 6600 Colloquium in nursing theory
Prerequisites: two courses in nursing theory. Examination of a selected nursing theory or theory problem in depth. Course may be repeated for credit if different topics are covered.

HBSN 6635 Colloquium in nursing education
Prerequisite: Determined by instructor based on topic selected. Examination of selected problems in nursing education practice and administration. Course may be repeated for credit if different topic covered.

HBSN 6908 Independent study in professional nursing
Permission required. Individual guided learning experience at the doctoral level in a selected aspect of professional nursing. Topic agreed upon between student and faculty.

HBSN 6909 Independent study in nursing theory
Permission required. Individual guided learning experience in a selected nursing theory or theory problem. Topic agreed upon between student and faculty.

HBSN 6930 Independent study in nursing education
Permission required. Individual guided learning experience at the doctoral level in a selected aspect of nursing education. Topic agreed upon between student and faculty.

HBSN 6940 Independent study in nursing research
Permission required. Allows student to contract with individual faculty member for research-related work in a defined area of study.

HBSN 7500 Dissertation seminar in nursing
Permission required. Prerequisite: HBSN 6540 and certification. The departmental examination, involving presentation of dissertation proposal for faculty approval. This course is required of all certified doctoral candidates and may be taken only once.

HBSN 8900 Dissertation advisement in nursing
Individual advisement on doctoral dissertation following completion of all course- work. Fee to equal 3 points at current tuition rate for each term. See catalog on continuous registration requirements for Ed.D. degree.

HBSS 4001 Health provider communications
Emphasizes and reviews the importance of effective communications and health literacy in promoting health of diverse communities. Effective communication strategies and approaches that foster self-management and health status are covered.
Instructor(s): Ray Marks

HBSS 4100 Behavior & Social Science Foundations of Health Education
Determinants of health; relationship between health and human behavior; the role of health education as a strategy in health promotion and disease prevention; selected issues and problems.
Instructor(s): John Allegrante

HBSS 4102 Principles of epidemiology in health promotion
Principles and methods of epidemiologic investigation; application of epidemiology to prevention and control of disease, using health education.
Instructor(s): Charles Basch

HBSS 4110 Health promotion for children and adolescents
Basic topics in promoting child and adolescent health; relationships between school, family, and community in promoting the health status of school-age children.
Instructor(s): Charles Basch

HBSS 4111 Addictions and dependencies
Social-psychological, cultural, clinical, and pharmacological factors associated with the use of psychoactive drugs and other compulsive behaviors.
Instructor(s): Barbara Wallace

HBSS 4112 Social policy and prevention
Analysis of current national health policy, its social, economic, and political determinants, and implications for health education.
Instructor(s): John Allegrante

HBSS 4113 Human sexuality education
Explore human sexuality from a variety of perspectives; explore students’ own attitudes about human sexuality and how they affect them personally and professionally; examine methods of teaching and designing sexuality education programs.

HBSS 4114 Competence with Multicultural Populations: Research & Practice
Health status, needs, and problems of multicultural populations in urban environments and sensitivity to these issues in effective programs.
Instructor(s): Barbara Wallace

HBSS 4115 Health promotion for aging adults
Changes in aspects of health during the middle and later years; recent developments in the field of gerontology as well as legislation and community organization designed to meet health needs of aging persons.
Instructor(s): Ray Marks

HBSS 4116 Health education for teachers
As part of teacher certification in New York and other states, students must be trained in the following health areas: reporting child abuse, instruction in alcohol and other drugs, and school violence prevention. This course satisfies these requirements and reviews theory and research on children’s health and health behavior change. Students will learn how to develop health-related lesson plans and how to identify, prevent, or intervene on behalf of children at risk or presenting with social-emotional or physical health problems.
Instructor(s): Katherine Roberts

HBSS 4117 HIV/AIDS epidemiology and education
The role of schools, parents, and communities in educating youth about AIDS and human sexuality; review of methods and resource materials for providing such education; consideration of controversial issues surrounding these topics.

HBSS 4118 Principles of Health Related Behavioral and Social Change: Initiation to Maintenance
Theory and techniques for initiating and maintaining change for a variety of addictive and problem behaviors, including a focus on integrating relapse prevention, stages of change, and motivational interviewing. Attention is also paid to facilitating social change in varied organizational settings.
Instructor(s): Barbara Wallace

HBSS 4120 Topics in health education
Review and synthesis of current knowledge on a selected topic related to health, such as teenage suicide, child abuse, violence, teenage pregnancy, and mental health.
Instructor(s): Melissa Scollan-Koliopoulos

HBSS 4121 Death education
Designed to increase awareness/insight of the multidimensional aspects of death, dying, and bereavement. Gain skills as health care professionals in dealing with death, its causes, treatment of life-threatening illness, including AIDS, suicide, and violent death. Explore customs across cultures, afterlife beliefs, near-death experiences, and ethical issues.

HBSS 4122 Women's health
Explore biologic and environmental influences on women’s health risks and disease. Additionally, students will acquire knowledge to evaluate clinical studies in the literature and gain basic understanding of the process of planning and developing women’s health promotion programs.
Instructor(s): Araxi Pasagian-Macaulay

HBSS 4123 Violence and its Prevention
This course covers the nature and prevention of invisible and covert, as well as visible and overt violence, including intrapersonal, interpersonal, family, community, gang, school, societal, and international manifestations.
Instructor(s): Barbara Wallace

HBSS 4130 Alcohol and health
Background and theory related to alcohol use and misuse; health and social consequences of alcohol misuse; consideration of special populations, such as children of alcoholics; review of alternative approaches to prevention and treatment.

HBSS 4140 Developing workplace health promotion programs
Provides a comprehensive step-by-step process to designing, implementing, and evaluating health promotion programs at the workplace.
Instructor(s): John Allegrante

HBSS 4141 Health and illness in cross-cultural perspective
Examination of the role of healing and medicine, both historically, and cross-culturally and of the utility of considering cultural practices and beliefs when designing health education programs.

HBSS 4901 Research and independent study in health education
Permission required. Research and independent study under faculty direction. Proposals must have prior approval of a faculty member.
Instructor(s): John Allegrante, Charles Basch, Barbara Wallace

HBSS 5040 Research methods in health and behavior studies I
Introduction to research, study designs, and data collection methods in research in health and behavior studies, including nursing, nutrition, and health educa-tion with emphasis on reading and understanding research literature.
Instructor(s): Kathleen O'Connell

HBSS 5110 Determinants of health behavior
Theory-based analysis of the cultural, social-psychological, and social-structural determinants of health-related behaviors; implications for planned change at individual, small-group, and community levels.
Instructor(s): Kathleen O'Connell

HBSS 5111 Planning health education programs
Process of developing social, epidemiological, behavioral, and educational diagnoses; principles of planning, implementing, and evaluating health education interventions.
Instructor(s): Ray Marks

HBSS 5112 Social marketing and health communications
Principles and theories of marketing and communication applied to health education. Practice in developing and evaluating health communications.
Instructor(s): Ray Marks

HBSS 5113 Community health analysis and intervention
Survey and analysis of concepts, issues, strategies, and methods relevant to community health analysis and intervention.

HBSS 5115 Assessment and counseling for health promotion
Assessment of clients’ health-compromising behaviors to reduce relapse and facilitate referrals to mental health staff; interventions for motivational counseling, psychoeducational group, and focus group formats are covered.
Instructor(s): Barbara Wallace

HBSS 5116 Social relations, emotions, and health
Covers theory and research on the effects of social relationships and emotions on health. Reviews and evaluates the use of social support and expressive writing interventions for treating chronic health problems, such as heart disease, cancer, and arthritis, or acute illnesses, such as upper respiratory infections. Also considers the role of emergent technologies in supportive-expressive therapies.

HBSS 5408 Practicum in individual health advisement
Individual and small group practice in the application of basic principles of counseling in the area of health problems.
Instructor(s): John Allegrante, Charles Basch, Barbara Wallace

HBSS 5410 Practicum in health education
Permission required. Advance registration required in the semester prior to taking the course. Intensive field experience in a community setting. Essay required at end of field experience.
Instructor(s): John Allegrante, Charles Basch, Barbara Wallace

HBSS 5510 Seminar in health education
Current problems, issues, and trends in health education.

HBSS 5710 Supervised teaching in health education
Permission required. Advance registration required in the semester prior to taking the course. Supervised health teaching in a school. Essay required at end of teaching experience.
Instructor(s): Charles Basch

HBSS 5800 Health Disparities Research Conference
This two day, spring semester, weekend conference event exposes participants to 1) potentially new knowledge with regard to the variety of evidence-based approaches to reducing health disparities; 2) attitudes/beliefs so multicultural sensitivity/competence begins to replace socially conditioned stereotypes that threaten interpersonal communication/interaction during service delivery/research/teaching; and, 3) skills for deployment of culturally appropriate behaviors that aim to reduce disparities.

HBSS 6100 Program Evaluation
Theory, methods, and problems of measurement and evaluation; standards for evaluation of health, education, and related social programs; skills in critical evaluation of research and evaluation reports.
Instructor(s): Charles Basch

HBSS 6145 Health psychology
Topics include social learning theory, attribution, and attitudes as they apply to health promotion, disease prevention, reactions to illness, and adherence to treatment regimens.
Instructor(s): Kathleen O'Connell

HBSS 6510 Research seminar in health education
Permission required. Review of research literature, methods, and problems in health education.
Instructor(s): John Allegrante, Charles Basch, Barbara Wallace

HBSS 6901 Research and independent study in health education
Permission required. Open to matriculated doctoral students. Research and independent study under faculty direction. Proposals must have prior approval of a faculty member.
Instructor(s): John Allegrante, Charles Basch, Barbara Wallace

HBSS 7501 Dissertation seminar in health education
Permission required. Open to certified doctoral candidates only. Development and presentation of doctoral dissertation proposals.
Instructor(s): John Allegrante, Charles Basch, Barbara Wallace

HBSS 8900 Dissertation advisement in health education
Permission required. Individual advisement on doctoral dissertations. Fee to equal 3 points at current tuition rate for each term.
Instructor(s): _ Faculty/Staff

HBSV 4000 Introduction to nutrition
Dr. Sporny. (Course is offered to non-majors and to those desiring admission to the Program in Nutrition and to the Dietetic Internship Program.) The course provides an overview of the science of nutrition and its relationship to health promotion and disease prevention. The primary focus is on the essential macro- and micronutrients - their chemical structures, food sources, digestion and absorption, metabolism, storage, and excretion. Students analyze the nutritional quality of their own food intake and develop the knowledge and skills to estimate their daily caloric requirements and nutrient needs using tools such as Dietary Reference Intakes, Food Guide Pyramid, and Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
Instructor(s): Lora Sporny

HBSV 4010 Food, nutrition and behavior
For nonmajors and majors. A study of physiological, psychological, and socio-cultural factors that affect eating behaviors and the development of individual and cultural food patterns. Topics include the chemical senses, why we like sweet, salt, and fat; self-regulation of what and how much we eat; effect of early experiences with food; food and mood; interaction of food and culture through history; eating, cooking, and time use trends; meat meanings; psychosocial and cultural factors in food choice.
Instructor(s): Isobel Contento, Pamela Koch

HBSV 4011 Women and weight, eating problems and body image
An intense, two-week short course held in the summer. This course for students and practitioners examines the psychological, sociological, physiological, and nutritional issues related to weight, eating disorders, body image and cultural messages as they relate to women. Potential interventions are also examined. The issues will be discussed using case material, films, and the current research literature. Taught by a licensed psychologist and a nutritionist.
Instructor(s): Sharon Akabas, Bonnie Bernstein

HBSV 4013 Nutritional ecology
A course for nonmajors and majors. Nutrition and food as viewed from a global, ecological perspective. Topics include food/population problems and food aid, food product development and promotion here and abroad, energy and food relationships, food safety and the changing American diet, organic agriculture and natural food, biotechnology, and other topics as appropriate.
Instructor(s): Joan Gussow, Pamela Koch

HBSV 4014 Community nutrition
This course provides an understanding of where and how food and nutrition services are delivered to further the national goal of healthy people in healthy communities and of the roles of nutrition professionals in providing these services. Nutrition services, both private and government-sponsored, will be the primary focus. The course includes 35-40 hours of concurrent field experience. Nutrition students only.
Instructor(s): Pamela Koch

HBSV 4034 Diet Therapy
This course is designed to integrate the basic skills of dietary assessment with many aspects of patient care and counseling, culminating in an understanding of the art and science of dietary assessment and planning. Students will be able to assess the food intake and the needs of individuals of diverse ages and backgrounds. Students will learn how to develop nutrition care plans based on diet, medical history, and clinical findings. Case studies that cover a wide variety of health conditions will be used to illustrate how these skills are applied in practice.

HBSV 4150 Sports nutrition
For nonmajors only. A practical course designed to assist health professionals give the most accurate and up-to-date information to active people to help them improve health and performance. Integration of principles of nutrition and exercise physiology and application to exercising individuals. Topics for discussion include energy expenditure, fuel substrate metabolism, specific nutrient needs, hydration, and weight issues for exercising individuals and athletes.
Instructor(s): Karen Dolins

HBSV 4902 Research and independent study in nutrition education
Permission required. Master's degree students undertake research and independent study under the direction of a faculty member.

HBSV 5000 Topics in nutrition
Review and synthesis of current knowledge on a selected topic related to food and nutrition.

HBSV 5010 Advanced nutrition I
In-depth review of current knowledge and research on biochemical and physiological aspects of energy metabolism, carbohydrates, lipids and lipid metabolism, and proteins; regulation of intake and impact on health and disease.
Instructor(s): Evan Berk

HBSV 5011 Advanced nutrition II
In-depth review of current knowledge and research on the biochemical and physiological aspects of vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients; applications to diet.
Instructor(s): John Pinto

HBSV 5013 Strategies for nutrition education and health behavior change
Understanding and application of theoretical frameworks from the behavioral sciences and education to design and deliver food and nutrition education and physical activity, promotion to various groups and to facilitate the adoption of healthful behaviors. Includes both didactic and field practice components.
Instructor(s): Isobel Contento, Pamela Koch

HBSV 5014 Analysis of current literature and research in nutrition
Critical examination and evaluation of current controversies and issues in nutrition and food. Topics are reviewed and discussed in depth. Students learn how to analyze the medical and layperson literature concerning such topics as dietary fat and disease, calcium and osteoporosis, fruit/vegetables and cancer, weight loss regimens, supplements and alternative therapies.
Instructor(s): Randi Wolf

HBSV 5015 Nutritional epidemiology
Study of methods for assessing food and nutrient intake, energy expenditure, and body composition and for evaluating nutritional status of individuals and communities from clinical assessments, dietary intakes, and behavioral evaluation.
Instructor(s): Randi Wolf

HBSV 5018 Nutrition and human development
This course examines the physiologic changes and nutritional needs during pregnancy, fetal development, infancy, childhood, and adolescence. Special attention is paid to promoting positive pregnancy outcomes for both mother and baby, fetal metabolic programming, breast feeding versus formula feeding, introduction of solid foods to infants, preventing and managing food allergies, coping with picky eating, maintaining a healthy feeding relationship between caregiver and child, promoting nutritional health in children and adolescents, and preventing health and dietary problems (including eating disorders) in children and adolescents.
Instructor(s): Lora Sporny

HBSV 5033 Nutrition care process and medical nutrition therapy I
Through this 2-course sequence, students gain the knowledge, professional attitudes and skills required to effectively assess and manage the nutritional needs of acutely, critically, and chronically ill individuals. Pathophysiology of disease and resultant nutritional implications are examined through a variety of case studies. The Nutrition Care Process, which includes nutrition screening, assessment, diagnosis, intervention, monitoring and evaluation, is the tool through which students learn evidence-based adaptation of diets and lifestyles in the therapeutic management of disease. All the while, the course provides a medical vocabulary that enables students to communicate with members of a healthcare team.
Instructor(s): Lora Sporny

HBSV 5034 Nutrition care process and medical nutrition therapy II
Dr. Sporny. Through this 2-course sequence, students gain the knowledge, professional attitudes and skills required to effectively assess and manage the nutritional needs of acutely, critically, and chronically ill individuals. Pathophysiology of disease and resultant nutritional implications are examined through a variety of case studies. The Nutrition Care Process, which includes nutrition screening, assessment, diagnosis, intervention, monitoring and evaluation, is the tool through which students learn evidence-based adaptation of diets and lifestyles in the therapeutic management of disease. All the while, the course provides a medical vocabulary that enables students to communicate with members of a healthcare team.
Instructor(s): Lora Sporny

HBSV 5036 Nutrition counseling
This course focuses on providing students an understanding of client-centered counseling models and practicing a variety of essential skills: nonverbal, active listening, goal assessment, motivational interviewing, and group counseling. Special fee: $10.
Instructor(s): Shelley Mesznik

HBSV 5231 Extended fieldwork in nutrition and education, nutrition and public health, and applied physiology and nutrition: Nutrition and public health
A block of supervised field experience required of all degrees. Fieldwork is taken near completion of coursework.
Instructor(s): Lora Sporny

HBSV 5232 Extended fieldwork in nutrition and education, nutrition and public health, and applied physiology and nutrition: Nutrition and education
A block of supervised field experience required of all degrees. Fieldwork is taken near completion of coursework.
Instructor(s): Lora Sporny

HBSV 5233 Extended fieldwork in nutrition and education, nutrition and public health, and applied physiology and nutrition: Applied physiology and nutrition
A block of supervised field experience required of all degrees. Fieldwork is taken near completion of coursework.
Instructor(s): Lora Sporny

HBSV 5241 Dietetic Internship in nutrition: Module I
Internship in service settings in metropolitan New York, Rockland and Westchester counties, and Southern Connecticut. It includes experiences in clinical nutrition or community nutrition. Cumulative experience totals 420 hours. Malpractice/personal liability insurance, health insurance, lab coat, and physical exam required.
Instructor(s): Christina Costa

HBSV 5242 Dietetic Internship in nutrition: Module II
Internship in service settings in metropolitan New York, Rockland and Westchester counties, and Southern Connecticut. It includes experiences in clinical nutrition or community nutrition. Cumulative experience totals 420 hours. Malpractice/personal liability insurance, health insurance, lab coat, and physical exam required.
Instructor(s): Christina Costa

HBSV 5243 Dietetic Internship in nutrition: Research and Independent Practice
Internship in service settings in metropolitan New York, Rockland and Westchester counties, and Southern Connecticut. It includes experiences in research in dietetics and elective site hours. Cumulative experience totals 180 hours. Malpractice/personal liability insurance, health insurance, lab coat, and physical exam required.
Instructor(s): Pamela Koch

HBSV 5244 Dietetic Internship in nutrition: Internship in food service
Internship in service settings in metropolitan New York, Rockland and Westchester counties, and Southern Connecticut. It includes experiences in food service management. Cumulative experience totals 200 hours. Malpractice/personal liability insurance, health insurance, lab coat, and physical exam required. Instructor: Toby Amidor
Instructor(s): Toby Amidor

HBSV 5314 Practicum in sports nutrition
This course will provide a practical venue for students to apply the knowledge gained through their academic coursework to the real-life situation of individuals and teams in various sports.

HBSV 5333 Practicum in community service
Practical experiences in community, food, and nutrition programs.
Instructor(s): _ Faculty/Staff

HBSV 5513 Seminar in nutrition education: Theory and applications
An in-depth examination of the use of current theories and research in the design, implementation, and evaluation of nutrition education interventions. Course is designed to supplement topics covered in HBSV 5013. Required of nutrition education master’s and doctoral students. Students may register for more than one semester.
Instructor(s): Isobel Contento, Pamela Koch

HBSV 5593 Seminar in nutrition in exercise and sport
Discussions of interactions between exercise and nutrition as applied to health and fitness. Controversial topics emphasized. Majors in either applied physiology or nutrition are eligible to enroll during their second year of study. (See also section on the interdisciplinary Applied Physiology and Nutrition degree program in this catalog.)
Instructor(s): Karen Dolins

HBSV 5902 Guided study in nutrition
Permission required. Opportunity for advanced students to investigate areas of special interest in nutrition.

HBSV 6500 Seminar in nutrition
For doctoral and other advanced students. Evaluative discussion of current literature on specific nutrition and food-related topics.
Instructor(s): Isobel Contento

HBSV 6501 Seminar in nutrition
For doctoral and other advanced students. Evaluative discussion of current literature on specific nutrition and food-related topics.

HBSV 6550 Research seminar in nutrition
Required of all Ed.M. and Ed.D. candidates. Discussion of current research issues and student projects. Stu-dents may register for more than one semester.
Instructor(s): Isobel Contento

HBSV 6551 Research seminar in nutrition
Required of all Ed.M. and Ed.D. candidates. Discussion of current research issues and student projects. Students may register for more than one semester.
Instructor(s): Randi Wolf

HBSV 6902 Research and independent study in nutrition
Permission required. Open to matriculated doctoral students. Research and independent study under faculty direction.
Instructor(s): Pamela Koch

HBSV 7502 Dissertation seminar in nutrition
Development of doctoral dissertations and presentation of plans for approval.
Instructor(s): Randi Wolf

HBSV 8900 Dissertation advisement in nutrition
Advisement on doctoral dissertations. Fee to equal 3 points at current tuition rate for each term. For requirements, see catalog on continuous registration for Ed.D. degree.
Instructor(s): Isobel Contento, Randi Wolf