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P R 323X. Strategic Communication in Agriculture and the Environment . (Cross-listed with AGEDS 323X). Cr. 3. F.S. Prereq: ENGL 250; junior classification . Effective communication of agricultural and environmental issues. Analysis of attitudes, advocacy, stakeholder engagement, and impacts on individual and societal choices. Application in the domains of public relations, mass media, and popular culture.

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SCM 303X. Healthcare Quality Management. (Cross-listed with HCM 303X). (3-0) Cr. 3. F.S. Prereq: Sophomore classification. The manager’s role in improving healthcare quality and outcomes, including clinical and organizational improvement, and quality improvement practices. Explore how healthcare delivery systems can better measure outcomes from both patient and organizational perspectives. Analysis of quality improvement programs and examination of their adaptability to the healthcare environment.

SCM 473X. War and Peace and Supply Chains . (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: SCM 301. Explore how supply chains do or do not support sustainable peace and human flourishing. Topics include how supply chain operations affect peace; how supply chains can be incentivized to encourage peace; how supply chain choices affect peace and what affects these choices; how supply chain certifications affect peace; tools available to supply chain managers to evaluate their decisions with regard to peace; and what business or supply chain models encourage peace.

SPAN 377X. Latina/o/x Life Stories: Memoirs and Oral History. (Cross-listed with US LS 377X and ENGL 377X). (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: US LS 211 or ENGL 250. Study and archive Latinx life stories through traditional coursework, digital humanities and community outreach with local schools. Analysis of the extensive realities of Latinx communities in Iowa through the study, writing, tutorial work, and production of memoirs and oral histories.
Meets U.S. Diversity Requirement. 

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US LS 377X. Latina/o/x Life Stories: Memoirs and Oral History. (Cross-listed with ENGL 377X and SPAN 377X). (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: US LS 211 or ENGL 250. Study and archive Latinx life stories through traditional coursework, digital humanities and community outreach with local schools. Analysis of the extensive realities of Latinx communities in Iowa through the study, writing, tutorial work, and production of memoirs and oral histories.
Meets U.S. Diversity Requirement. 

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V PTH 403X. Inroduction to Pathology II. (Cross-listed with BIOL 403X). (3-0) Cr. 3. S. Prereq: V PTH 402/BIOL 402. Continuation of pathology topics begun in V PTH/BIOL VPTH 402. How specific organ systems respond to injury using principles and information covered in VPTH 402/ BIOL 402. Study of a set of prototypical diseases that affect humans and animals.

V PTH 476X. Clinical Veterinary Parasitology. Cr. 1-2. Repeatable. S.SS. Irr. Prereqs: V PTH 376, 4th year classification in Vet Med. Two week clinical rotation in clinical veterinary parasitology. Students will investigate parasitic disease with supervision of the instructors. Variable amount of travel to farm or sites will be required. Biosecurity: All students must follow current College policies regarding animal contact following foreign travel.

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YTH 560X. Youth-Adult Relationships. (3-0) Cr. 3. The role of youth-adult relationships in promoting the positive development of youth. Attitudes and activities that support youth engagement and agency. Research and practice of mentorship, youth-adult partnerships, and youth leadership.

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