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Office of the University Registrar

2009-10 Undergraduate Catalog

Course Descriptions

College of Education

MHS 3930 Special Topics
Credits: 1 to 3; maximum of 6 credits.

Topics will vary.

MHS 4451 Peer Facility Alcohol Education
Credits: 3.

Course designed for Teaching Assistants for alcohol abuse.

MHS 4900 Individual Work
Credits: 2 to 4; maximum of 8 credits. Prereq: department permission.

Topics will vary.

SDS 3340 Career and Life Span Planning
Credits: 3.

Presentations, discussions and experiential activities for making effective life plans and adjustments are covered.

SDS 3430 Family and Community Involvement in Education
Credits: 3.

Examination of existing models and practices for enhancing family-school-community interaction with emphasis on communication, conflict resolution and climate-building skill development.

SDS 3480 Student Development in a University Setting
Credits: 2; can be repeated with a change in content to 6 credits.

Course available to selected undergraduate students only. Examines factors affecting student growth and development in the university setting, current problems facing students, and the use of group processes and leadership training in solving problems and facilitating growth.

SDS 3481 Alcohol and Drug Abuse
Credits: 2.

General information of effects and problems associated with alcohol and other drug abuse.

SDS 3482 Stress and Anxiety Management
Credits: 3.

Overview of theories and methods of stress and anxiety control and reduction.

SDS 4410 Interpersonal Communication Skills
Credits: 3.

The application of basic principles of interpersonal communication with emphasis on the affective dimensions. Attention will be given to using basic counseling strategies and psychological techniques as an aid to effective communication.

General Education Categories
Consult Schedule of Courses for specific information.

  • Biological Sciences (B)
  • Composition (C)
  • Diversity (D)*
  • Humanities (H)
  • International (N)*
  • Mathematics (M)
  • Physical Sciences (P)
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences (S)

* Students who entered UF prior to Summer B 2007 and/or whose catalog year is not 2007-08: Current students who have not already completed six hours of "I" - international/diversity credits can do so now by taking "D" and "N" courses.

Symbols Used in Course Descriptions

  • (WR) indicates the course satisfies the writing requirement.
  • (MR) indicates the course satisfies the math requirement.
  • (S-U) indicates the course may be taken on a satisfactory-unsatisfactory basis.
  • Refer to the Schedule of Courses for specific information.