Mar 28, 2020  
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Courses


 
  
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    TED 404 - Occupational and Corporate Safety


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    PREREQ: Upper division standing or instructor permission.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    TED 410 - Professional Field Experience


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A quarter of full-time student teaching in selected centers of approximately eight weeks in a variety of communities, schools, and labs. Other professional field experiences, such as manual arts therapy, work with exceptional persons, intercity disadvantaged and pilot program development may be available.

    PREREQ: TED 306.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: No other courses, except TED 414, may be carried at any college during the field experience. Student is responsible for room, board, travel, and related expenses involved in the field assignment.
    CREDIT: 6
  
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    TED 411 - Professional Field Experience


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A quarter of full-time student teaching in selected centers of approximately eight weeks in a variety of communities, schools, and labs. Other professional field experiences, such as manual arts therapy, work with exceptional persons, intercity disadvantaged and pilot program development may be available.

    PREREQ: TED 306.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: No other courses, except TED 414, may be carried at any college during the field experience. Student is responsible for room, board, travel, and related expenses involved in the field assignment.
    CREDIT: 6
  
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    TED 414 - Professional Topics and Problems


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A study of professional topics and problems relating to the teaching of Technology Education.

    PREREQ: TED 306 and 316.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 2
  
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    TED 498 - Professional Internship


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The professional Internship is a six credit hour immersion in the application of learned competencies within a service, manufacturing, or related commercial enterprise. This field experience will be supervised by the College, with the selection of the center organized by both the student and the College coordinator. Reports on various aspects of the enterprise will be required in a timely fashion throughout the internship. Final intern evaluation will be accomplished by the participating center manager and the College supervisor, with complete review by the intern.

    PREREQ: Completion of a minimum of 80 cr or the permission of the department.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring, Summer
    CREDIT: 6
  
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    TED 499 - Independent Study


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Student-initiated opportunity to employ time, facilities, and faculty assistance for in-depth study of a topic or problem in a field of interest not addressed by an available course.

    PREREQ: Completion of a minimum of 60 cr of college credit with 15 cr in the area of the study, cumulative index in Technology Education of at least 3.00 (3.20 for independent study with honors), and prior approval of academic advisor, independent study advisor, and department chairperson.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring, Summer
    NOTE: May be in the form of independent readings (TED 399 or 499), independent projects (TED 399) or independent study for honors (TED 499). Materials fee may be required.
    CREDIT: 1 to 4
  
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    TEL 101 - Technical and Computer Drafting


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Survey of basic descriptive graphics as a medium for communications and problem solving involving the spatial relationships of geometric systems; with emphasis on the theory and techniques of projective drafting systems, size description of geometric solids, drafting symbols, conventions, practices and the applications of drafting including computer assisted drafting.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: Students must supply own basic drafting tools. Materials fee required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    TEL 110 - Design and Technology


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A study of the basic concepts for developing skills, knowledge of materials and processes related to visual communications, and creative problem solving.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    TEL 203 - Materials Processing and Fabrication


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Laboratory study of wood and processes involved in the production of consumer goods from wood and allied materials.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: Materials fee required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    TEL 204 - Materials Molding and Forming


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Introduction to materials molding and forming technology, stressing polymer materials and processing techniques common to the plastics industry, composite materials, and other materials that are molded rather than machined.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: Materials fee required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    TEL 205 - Materials Precision and CIM


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Introduction to metals technology including materials, processes, tools and equipment. Fundamental manipulative work in selection, planning, cutting, forming, assembling and finishing a variety of metal products.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: Materials fee required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    TEL 222 - Facilities Management and Organization


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course will involve the student in developing the skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary for the organization, continuing development, and management of facilities for business and management activities. A wide variety of specialized physical plants will be surveyed by using a common approach or “template” to ensure that all areas of concern are analyzed.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing.
    OFFERED: Fall
    NOTE: Materials fee required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    TEL 240 - Electronics Technology


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An introductory study of AC and DC electricity; residential wiring, solid-state, laser, and digital principles. Laboratory applications using basic instruments will be required as well as projects pertaining to electrical principles and applications.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: Materials fee required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    TEL 246 - Microcomputer Applications


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course is designed to provide experience in using microcomputer applications for textual, numeric, graphic, audio and presentation purposes. Students will develop skill using HyperCard to create utility and/or computer assisted instruction programs.

    PREREQ: MAT 102 or equivalent.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring and Summer
    NOTE: Not for computer science majors. Media charge required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    TEL 250 - Transportation and Power Technology


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course provides an introduction to many kinds and applications of transportation and power technology. Emphasis is on internal combustion engines as they are the overwhelming power source for personal and commercial uses.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: Materials fee required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    TEL 323 - Construction Systems


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A study of the contributions and impacts of the construction technologies on society and free enterprise through a study of its resources, processes and systems.

    PREREQ: TEL 203 and upper division standing, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    NOTE: Materials fee required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    TEL 328 - Comp Aided Est. and Site Management


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    PREREQ: CSC 101 OR 102 OR 103 and upper division standing, or instructor permission.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    TEL 347 - Computer Assisted Design and Drafting


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A hands-on course in the use of current CADD software using various microcomputer platforms. Students will exercise a variety of drafting and design software tools using CADD to execute both two and three-dimensional drawings and illustrations. Students will produce drawings of their own design as well as assigned exercises. Drawings will be printed and/or plotted and evaluated.

    PREREQ: TEL 101 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: Materials fee required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    TEL 349 - Advanced Computer Aided Design/Drafting


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A hands-on course in the use of current CADD software for parametric design and three dimensional drawing development. Students will exercise parametric design software tools using CADD to execute three-dimensional drawings and illustrations as well as high quality drawing renderings. Students will produce original designs and drawings as well as complete assigned exercises. Drawings will be printed and/or plotted and evaluated. Students will research, develop, teach and evaluate presentations including appropriate curricular handout materials.

    PREREQ: TEL 347.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    TEL 353 - Transportation Systems


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course explores transportation systems from three perspectives: aerospace, land, and marine. Categories to be studied include: propulsion, vehicles, landways, airways, waterways, space, research, and development.

    PREREQ: TEL 250 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    NOTE: Materials fee required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    TEL 355 - Energy Technology


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A laboratory study of energy technology as a resource of society. Emphasis is placed upon the most recent technological developments related to each energy source from the very primitive to the most sophisticated. Laboratory endeavors will center upon research, activities, experimentation, curriculum development, and the design and fabrication of projects, scale models and mock-ups which utilize or demonstrate generation and application of energy.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    NOTE: Materials fee required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    TEL 363 - Communication Systems


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Study and laboratory experience in planning and producing graphic, video, and audio messages. A systems approach will be used to study each of the media of mass communications.

    PREREQ: Upper division technology major, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    TEL 393 - Manufacturing Systems


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Students integrate and employ knowledge and skills developed in previous courses as they learn and apply managerial and organizational principles and functions to the operation of a manufacturing enterprise. Students also develop resource materials for teaching manufacturing/ production concepts.

    PREREQ: Upper division technology major, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    NOTE: Materials fee required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    TEL 396 - Laboratory Management Practicum


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The study and application of the latest Technology Education concepts for the successful organizing and maintaining of a laboratory instructional facility.

    PREREQ: Completion of the approved department application form and permission of academic advisor, supervising faculty, and department chair.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 1 to 3
  
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    TEL 397 - Laboratory Instruction Practicum


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The study and application of the latest Technology Education concepts for the cooperative planning, organizing, and implementing of technical content in a laboratory instructional facility.

    PREREQ: Completion of the approved department application form and permission of academic advisor, supervising faculty, and department chair.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 1 to 3
  
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    TEL 401 - Architectural Drawing


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Designed to provide a basic background in architectural design and drawing. Areas of study include: architectural design, working drawings and specifications, methods and materials of construction, mechanical and electrical systems climate control, and survey of architectural literature. Introduction to CAD (computer aided drafting) will also be presented.

    PREREQ: TEL 101.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    NOTE: Materials fee required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    TEL 412 - Design Probe I


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A probe into the nature of the design process and development of studio skills, knowledge, and attitudes relevant to design and discovery. Students are encouraged to identify problems, experiment, and develop solutions that are primarily three-dimensional.

    PREREQ: TEL 110 OR ART 105 and instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    TEL 415 - Residential Energy Technology


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A course with emphasis upon practical and efficient utilization of energy sources in the residence. Design considerations, construction techniques, principles of heat transfer, and energy applications in buildings conservation of energy.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    NOTE: Materials fee required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    TEL 423 - Wood Production and Manufacturing


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    PREREQ: TEL 203 and upper division standing, or instructor permission.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    TEL 433 - Metals Manufacturing Technology


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A study of metal products manufacturing that emphasizes dies, jigs, fixtures, machining, casting, fabrication, CNC, and CAM.

    PREREQ: TEL 205 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    TEL 441 - Electronics Interfacing and Control


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Theory and hands-on exercise of electronic sensing and control using discrete components as well as microcomputer control applications. Emphasis is placed on general system principles, input sensing, transducers, switching, counting, positioning, and control. Digital and analog theory as well as introduction to industrial electronics, basic mechanics, and robotics will be addressed.

    PREREQ: TEL 240 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    NOTE: Materials fee required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 110 - Introduction to the Theatre


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The theatre, its history, development, and place in our society; discussion of basic techniques of dramatic production.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 120 - Stagecraft


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Construction, handling, and painting of scenery for the stage, including: hand and machine tools, and their operation, construction materials, hardware, basic painting techniques and materials, and organization of scene shops and backstage areas.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: Course fee required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 121 - Stage Electronics and Mechanics


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Introductory course including the basic elements of stage electricity, lighting, rigging and theatre sound. Emphasis is on the practical application of the equipment in these areas.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 125 - Critical Thinking: Introduction to Dramatic Theory and Criticism


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Theatre 125 focuses on teaching specific critical thinking skills using illustrations from theatre and dramatic theory. This course instructs the student in critical reading, listening and viewing of play texts, productions, dramatic theory and criticism. It prepares students to read and view all genres of theatre with a more critical view. This view is obtained from an examination of the major critical statements from the past, which have helped to shape the drama of contemporary theatre, whether it be live theatre, television or movies. The course helps students to improve their ability to look at theatre with a more discerning and critical eye.

    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 130 - The Actor’s Self: Emotion and Psychology


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Improvisation based on the psychological and emotional motivation of the individual performer. Physical and emotional exercises designed to free the beginning actor from personal tension and structure in the performance situation.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 145 - Basic Makeup for the Theatre


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Study of the history of makeup; basic techniques and principles of the art of makeup. Laboratory and production experience.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 150 - Basic Costuming


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An introduction to the field of costuming stressing production aspects exclusive of design, including: fabric selection, sewing skills, production organization, pattern making and special construction techniques.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 180 - Voice and Diction for the Theatre


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Exploration and training of breathing, posture, relaxation; the production and transmission of vocal sound waves; and the articulation of sound into speech. Elimination of tensions and habits which interfere with effective communication and strengthening of the natural tendencies of a free voice that emerge.

    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 181 - Movement for the Actor


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Training in physical expression for the actor. Emphasis on the mind/body connection and the development of body awareness and confidence in relation to the actor’s presence and characterization. The student develops skill in the use and application of relaxation techniques, core strengthening, stamina, adaptability, focused energy and wellness strategies.

    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 222 - Introduction to Theatre Design


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The areas of scenery, costume and lighting design are explored through the process of lecture and discussion combined with student projects. The principles and practices of theatre design are placed in the integrated role of providing visual interpretation for the enhancement of communication between performance and audience.

    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 230 - Intermediate Acting


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The development of the basic techniques used working with script. The course focuses on the approaches to the actor’s work with the monologue and progresses into scene work and relationship to other actors. The class includes the beginning steps to character and play analysis as well as staging, including vocal and movement techniques.

    PREREQ: THT 130 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 251 - Costume History


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The study of the development of clothing from ancient times to the present century. The course will also take into consideration political, social, economic and cultural environments that affect clothing.

    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 268 - History of the American Theatre


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course will trace the development of the American theatre from colonial times to the present, focusing on major trends in acting, directing, design, playwriting, and audiences. American theatre has evolved along-side the development of the nation itself, and the cultural context of this country’s struggles with politics, religion, economics, and foreign affairs is central to this course.

    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 300 - Advanced Theatre Production


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Academic credit is provided for production activities under the direct supervision of department staff. The course is available to any student who meets the prerequisites.

    PREREQ: Minimum of six credits in theatre course work or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: Theatre majors must complete three credits for graduation requirements.
    CREDIT: 1
  
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    THT 308 - Women and the Theatre


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An exploration of the role, relationship and status of women in the institution of the theatre: throughout the ages. This course will provide an integrated view of the contributions of women to the theatre as well as examining the manner in which theatre reflects society’s view of women. Specific emphasis will be placed on women in the contemporary American and ethnic theatre.

    PREREQ: THT 110 and upper division standing, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 310 - Stage Lighting Design


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The principles and procedures of the design of lighting for stage productions is explored with the goal of developing ability to analyze lighting requirements, develop an approach or concept, select appropriate instruments, color and hanging positions, and to verbally and visually communicate designs at the highest levels of accepted practice.

    PREREQ: THT 121 and 222, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 312 - Theatre Sound


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Theatre Sound is an advanced course which includes the areas of sound design, sound system engineering, vocal reinforcement, and sound effects production.

    PREREQ: THT 121 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 313 - Theatre Projections and Special Effects


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An advanced course which includes the areas of projection media preparation, theatrical projectors, multi-projector techniques, photo etched gobos, and visual special effects.

    PREREQ: THT 121.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 322 - Basic Scene Design


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Lecture and laboratory course dealing with the basic principles of scenic design as applied to stage settings, lighting, costumes and properties.

    PREREQ: THT 120 and 222, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 323 - Advanced Technical Production


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An advanced course for the student whose interests lie in production rather than design. Including: familiarity with the operation and maintenance of existing technical support areas, experimentation with unusual construction materials and methods, engineering considerations, technical production supervision and specialized problem solving.

    PREREQ: THT 120 and 121, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 324 - The Business of Show Business


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course will explore the managerial aspects of theatrical production. Theoretical models and their practical applications will be examined using examples from actual productions. Topics will include organizational models, copyrights, contracts, taxes, funding, revenue sources and marketing.

    PREREQ: THT 110 OR MGT 261.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 328 - Scene Painting


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The specialized area of theatrical scene painting is explored with emphasis on gaining basic skills in the traditional techniques utilized in painting scenery for the theatre. Students will gain practical experience by applying basic skills to the execution of paint on actual productions.

    PREREQ: THT 222 OR 322, or permission of the instructor.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 330 - The Development of Characterization


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The application of basic emotional and technical training to the creation of characterization. Analysis of written text and character function within the text. Performance of exercises and scenes directed toward actor transformation into character. Introduction of playing techniques sensitive to the relationship between actors.

    PREREQ: THT 230 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 333 - Stage Management


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An in-depth study of the role and responsibilities of the stage manager with emphasis on developing skills in the areas of organization and communication. Material will include examples from drama, musical, theatre, and opera. Reference will be made to procedures and regulations established by Actor’s Equity Association.

    PREREQ: THT 110.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 334 - Dramaturgy


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Dramaturgs serve a variety of purposes in theatre; they often work as script consultants, researchers, education outreach coordinators, artistic directors, and literary managers. The course offers an in-depth study of dramaturgy as a specialized field requiring a specific set of skills and knowledge. The course focuses on developing abilities in script analysis, production research, outreach, and education. The course materials include text-based discussion of the dramaturg’s role in production, application of dramaturgical skills to classroom assignments, and the semester’s two Theatre Department productions as practical experience projects.

    PREREQ: THT 110 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 340 - Building the Characterization


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Development of insights into specific characterization. Training in sensitivity to subtext and the understanding of superobjective. Emphasis on attaining physical and vocal consistency. Continued emphasis on interplaying techniques between actors.

    PREREQ: THT 230.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 341 - Principles of Directing


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Responsibilities of the director in selecting the play, casting, stage-picturing, coaching actors, and conducting rehearsals and performances.

    PREREQ: THT 130 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 345 - Advanced Make-up


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Advanced methods of make-up application, life masks, the construction and use of prosthetic pieces, ventilation of moustaches, beards, wig fronts and wigs as well as the care, maintenance and styling of wigs.

    PREREQ: THT 145 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 351 - Costume Design


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Designing from a script, sketching and rendering, research procedures, in-depth study of costumes and accessories from historical periods.

    PREREQ: THT 150 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 352 - Problems in Complex Character Study


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Emphasis on unique problems connected with creating age and eccentric characters for the young actor. Emphasis on broadening technique and emotional range, and the actor’s sensitivity to unusual, stylistic characters.

    PREREQ: THT 230 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 359 - Costume and Culture


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course examines in selected periods, how the manners, morals and artistic expression of a society, impact clothing and the adornment of the body. The course considers the political, social and cross-cultural influences that affect the development of fashion and the theatre.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 361 - Technical Direction


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    PREREQ: Prerequisite: THT 120.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 362 - Black Theatre History


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    PREREQ: Prerequisite: THT 110.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 364 - Western Theatre: Edification or Entertainment?


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    As an art form that explores the human condition, the western theatre has had to fulfill its dual role as “teacher” and “pleaser” since its Athenian creation in 534 B.C. To gain an understanding of the theatre’s dual nature, theatre production practices and conventions are placed in the larger context of the social, political, religious, philosophical, economic, and technological milieu of the societies and cultures that they reflect and occasionally transform.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 365 - Theatre of India, China and Japan


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course will involve a study of the traditional theatres of India, China and Japan, with an in-depth exploration of the traditional and contemporary theatre of Japan. Production and performance practices are placed in the larger context of the societies and cultures that they are a part of. These Eastern Theatres have influenced the direction and dynamics of 20th Century Theatre in the West. East-West fusion forms of theatre will also be studied.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 366 - Computer Applications for the Theatre


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course offers “hands-on” experience in understanding, using and developing computer applications to augment design, managerial and technical process related to the production of a live event.

    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 399 - Independent Study


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Research or creative projects in theatre.

    PREREQ: Permission of Instructor
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring, Summer
    CREDIT: 1 to 6
  
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    THT 410 - Advanced Stage Lighting Design


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    PREREQ: THT 310.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 422 - Advanced Scenic Design


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    PREREQ: THT 322.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 430 - Period Styles for the Actor


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A play’s style - its look, sound and feel in performance - is created through an analysis of its language and structure in relation to the era when it was written. The student interprets character and inhabits the given circumstances of classical plays to reveal the “sensibility of a time.”

    PREREQ: THT 230 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 440 - Advanced Directing


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Analysis of the problems involved in directing plays of various styles and periods.

    PREREQ: THT 341 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 451 - Advanced Costume Design


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Course continues to explore the research techniques, script analysis, sketching and rendering procedures, and study of period costuming techniques introduced in THT 351. This course will also teach advanced research and design skills, design philosophy as well as the techniques necessary to move from design concept to finished costume.

    PREREQ: THT 351 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 470 - Seminar in Theatre Arts


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Special problems and studies of interest to advanced students.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    NOTE: Subject is determined by the instructor. Seminar can be repeated twice for a total of nine credits, but not in the same subject.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 471 - The Elizabethan Theatre


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An in-depth study of the history and development of the theatre of Marlowe, Shakespeare, and Jonson from the beginnings of theatre in Medieval England through the closing of the theatres in 1642. Special attention to the production of Shakespeare’s plays in the Globe, the Blackfriars, and at the Court.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 472 - The Theatre of Tragedy


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Tragedy examines moral and ethical issues, justice, suffering and retribution. The course explores the nature and function of dramatic theory as it relates to the tragic impulse in three critical epochs of Western Civilization. The classic texts central to the inquiry raise questions of personal identity, cultural allegiance, and the purpose of entertainment.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 473 - The Theatre of Comedy


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A study of the developing relationship between comic theory and theatrical presentation primarily in Western Civilization, but including comic performance traditions in Asia. Emphasis is on comic texts (plays) and the art of comic performance and the milieu that engendered them as well as the theatres for which they were written and which gave them life.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 490 - Studio I


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Based on meeting the student’s unique acting problems in a one to one student-teacher relationship.

    PREREQ: Instructor permission
    OFFERED: Irregular
    NOTE: Limited enrollment; weekly preparations.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 491 - Studio II


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Allowing the student a further opportunity to receive intensive one to one student teacher training in acting.

    PREREQ: Instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Spring
    NOTE: Limited enrollment; complex weekly preparation.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 495 - Senior Seminar/Capstone Experience


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    As part of the capstone experience for each graduating theatre major, THT 495 focuses on career and goal planning, resume and portfolio compilation as well as preparation for the audition/interview process for graduate school and professional work. THT 495 also provides a structure in which the student plans the Capstone Project. The project may involve a performance/acting recital, a directing or dramaturgy project, a design (costume, scenery, lighting, sound, make-up) technical direction or stage management. This culminating experience is an opportunity to apply the skills and knowledge gained in the discipline at an intense level during the senior year.

    PREREQ: Senior standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    THT 498 - Internship


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A course designed for students who wish to take part in a semester-long Experience-Based Education placement related to the theatre. Students will work in a full-time position in a theatre setting for the purpose of testing academic learning in a work situation.

    PREREQ: Acceptance in the Experience-Based Education Program and permission of the Theatre Department.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 0 to 12
  
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    THT 499 - Independent Study


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Research or creative projects in theatre.

    PREREQ: Instructor permission
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring, Summer
    CREDIT: 1 to 6
  
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    VTP 307 - Introduction to Vocational Education


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An overview of vocational education past, present, and future and its place within the educational system. An analysis of the purpose of vocational education, its contributions to society, and its place within the educational system. Emphasis is placed on the historic and legislative development of vocational education, the need for vocational education, the forces affecting vocational education, and how vocational education is organized, financed and kept current.

    PREREQ: Program matriculation or departmental approval.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    VTP 309 - Vocational Curriculum Development


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Utilization of the techniques of analyzing an occupational area to obtain content for instruction. Student will conduct an occupational analysis using available resources and related information. The student will also systematically develop a course of study to be used in teaching a vocational course or program. Source materials obtained from an occupational analysis will be utilized.

    PREREQ: Program matriculation or departmental approval.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    VTP 312 - Methods of Teaching Vocational Subjects


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course provides the student with experiences essential for developing the competencies of effective facilitation of learning in the vocational classroom and laboratory. Emphasis is placed on the learning processes, curriculum implementation, skill development, motivational methods, behavior modification, communication, and the various techniques and procedures commonly used in teaching vocational subjects. Additionally, individualized and group instructional planning methods to meet the needs of all learners are studied and practiced.

    PREREQ: VTP 309.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    VTP 313 - Instructional Assessment in Vocational Education


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Students will study classic and current assessment theory and apply it by creating student evaluation instruments to be used in vocational classrooms. They will interpret assessment data, develop grading systems and examine and evaluate assessment software for teacher use. Students will also study program evaluation.

    PREREQ: VTP 309.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    VTP 314 - Classroom and Laboratory Organization and Management


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course provides the student with experiences that will develop competencies essential for the organization and management of a vocational classroom and laboratory. Emphasis will be placed on facility planning and restructuring, grant acquisition strategies, the concepts of maintenance, students with disabilities and special health care needs, general operational procedures, safety education and accident prevention, learning resources, and instructional planning and management.

    PREREQ: VTP 309.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    VTP 331 - Occupational Competency Written Examination


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Students are required to demonstrate a sufficient level of occupational competency by satisfactorily passing a written examination in the occupational area for which they are seeking certification.

    PREREQ: VTP program matriculation or departmental approval.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: Only S or U grades.
    CREDIT: 15
  
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    VTP 332 - Occupational Competency Performance Examination


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Students are required to demonstrate level of occupational competency by satisfactorily passing a performance examination in the occupational area for which they are seeking certification.

    PREREQ: VTP program matriculation or departmental approval.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: Only S or U grades.
    CREDIT: 15
  
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    VTP 442 - The Adult Learner in Technical Education


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course examines the role of institutions delivering vocational technical adult education. It will investigate the history and major characteristics of these institutions; the characteristics of their faculty, students and teaching mode; and the future of these institutions.

    PREREQ: VTP 309 or departmental approval.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    VTP 444 - Serving Special Needs Learners in Vocational Education


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Innovative instructional methods, nationwide programs, and federal legislation to meet the demands of special needs learners will be studied so that prospective teachers may develop skills, techniques, and procedures related to solving the teaching, organizational, and implementation problems that arise with the instruction of special needs learners in vocational technical education.

    PREREQ: VTP 309.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    VTP 445 - Language Arts in the Vocational Classroom


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Students will study the techniques and strategies for language arts development within the diverse vocational classroom. They will study and practice techniques to improve vocational students’ writing, reading, listening and speaking skills. They will examine textbook material and determine readability levels, address speaking, writing, and listening skills within lessons.

    PREREQ: VTP 309.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    VTP 465 - Developing Work-Based Learning Programs


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course is the first, of two, that focuses on the development of competence essential in planning and organizing a work based learning program for teachers seeking certification as coordinators of work-based learning programs. Study and practice in compiling and/or preparing occupational analyses, training outlines, community (business-industry) surveys, and plans for instructional facilities are included.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing or departmental approval.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    VTP 466 - Implementing and Evaluating Work-Based Learning Programs


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This is the second course in the program for certification of coordinators of work-based learning programs. The emphasis is on competencies essential in conducting established programs. The main topics include student selection and counseling, employer-student-school relations, supervising on-the-job training, interpretation of legal aspects, related instruction, records and reports.

    PREREQ: VTP 465 and departmental approval.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    VTP 485 - Vocational Supervised Student Teaching I


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A full-time student teaching assignment in a Vocational Teacher Preparation program. This field experience is designed to provide the student teacher with the opportunity to develop and refine skills and understandings of the teaching-learning process as related to vocational-technical teaching under the guidance and supervision of local school personnel and college faculty.

    PREREQ: VTP core (except VTP 485 and 490) and departmental approval.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: Only S or U grades.
    CREDIT: 5
  
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    VTP 490 - Vocational Supervised Student Teaching-II


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A full-time student teaching assignment in a Vocational Education program. This field experience is designed to provide the student teacher with the opportunity to develop and refine skills and understandings of the teaching-learning process as related to Vocational teaching under the guidance and supervision of local school personnel and college faculty.

    PREREQ: VTP 485 and departmental approval.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: Only S or U grades.
    CREDIT: 5
  
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    VTP 493 - Professional Development Seminar


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The course is designed to explore avenues for professional growth and development in Vocational Teacher Preparation. Emphasis is placed upon pertinent areas related to education, reviewing, and identifying the vocational-technical teacher’s role in its appropriate perspective.

    PREREQ: Departmental approval.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 1 to 6
  
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    VTP 499 - Independent Study


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Extensive study and research on a particular topic of student interest under the supervision of a faculty member. The student is required to submit a written proposal which includes a description of the project, its duration, educational goals, method of evaluation, and number of credits to be earned.

    PREREQ: Matriculated students only, instructor permission and dean of subject area.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 1 to 6
  
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    WST 110 - Gender and Contemporary Visual Culture


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course introduces feminist and art historical methodologies to the analysis of contemporary visual culture in the U.S. Students will develop visual literacy skills necessary to understanding a variety of media, often problematizing attempts to distinguish between “high-art” and “popular culture” in a increasingly global and media-saturated society.

    EQUIVALENT COURSE: ART 110
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    WST 200 - Introduction to Women’s Studies


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course, designed for both women and men, will provide an overview of the essential Women’s Studies materials, introducing students to Women’s Studies as an interdisciplinary area of academic study. The course will draw its materials and perspectives from a variety of disciplines while at the same time examining critically the traditional methodologies and conclusions inherent in these disciplines.

    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
 

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