Sep 29, 2020  
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Courses


 
  
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    ART 310 - Drawing II


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An intermediate course that expands the basic concepts acquired in Drawing I. Emphasis is placed on the observation and explanation of the three-dimensional reality and its translation onto the two-dimensional surface. A development of the drawing process will be accomplished through analysis and interpretation of diverse subject matter, through investigation of varied media and through a search for personal expressiveness.

    PREREQ: ART 210 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 312 - Introduction to Illustration


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This is an introductory course in illustration designed to acquaint the student with the creative techniques, technical processes and business aspects commonly used in illustration. Emphasis will be placed on how the choice and use of imagery, color, composition, and technique affects the final visual solution to a given graphic problem.

    PREREQ: ART 105 and 210, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: Materials charge required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 313 - Digital Illustration I


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Studio course dealing with the study and practice of illustration. Emphasis is placed on the creative use of digital technologies and microcomputer applications in the creation of illustrative imagery.

    PREREQ: ART 207 and 210, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 315 - Painting II


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Painting II is an intermediate level painting class that focuses on the continued development of the technical and conceptual aspects involved in painting. Advanced paint application mixing and blending techniques as well as experimental display methods are covered through demonstrations and hands-on experience. Additionally, an in-depth discussion of contemporary painting and critical theory will be offered through slide lectures, discussions and critiques.

    PREREQ: ART 215 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: Materials charge required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 316 - Painting III


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Painting III is an advanced level painting class that focuses on the continued development of the technical and conceptual aspects involved in painting. Specific attention will be placed on the development of a thematically linked portfolio. Additionally, an in-depth discussion of contemporary painting and critical theory will be offered through slide lectures, discussions and critiques.

    PREREQ: ART 315 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: Materials charge required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 317 - Web Design I


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Provides study and studio experience in planning and producing visually driven internet and/or world wide web sites. Emphasis is placed on the creative use of visually driven interfaces for the internet. 

    PREREQ: ART 207 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 318 - Introduction to Three-Dimensional Modeling and Animation


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Study and studio experience in planning and producing computer-assisted three-dimensional models. Additional study and studio experience is given in planning and producing computer-assisted three-dimensional animation sequences. Emphasis is placed on the creative use of modeling and animating in the digital environment.

    PREREQ: ART 207 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 320 - Watercolor Painting II


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Independent problems in watercolor painting.

    PREREQ: ART 220.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 321 - Figure Painting


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Studio course on painting the human figure with a variety of media. Provides the opportunity to pursue personal artistic /expressive development and investigation, and aids in the study of the figure and expands understanding of painting, drawing and three-dimensional form. Course expands traditional concepts of figurative painting into contemporary conceptual approaches.

    PREREQ: ART 215 and 300, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 324 - Introduction to Book Arts


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course will focus on the book form as art from both experimental and traditional views. It will allow the artist to explore the book form as a container or physical structure. Emphasis will also be placed on the technical aspects of hinges, cover designs, and closures. The artist can utilize a variety of mediums and methods to visually convey conceptual or narrative messages.

    PREREQ: ART 105 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    NOTE: Presentation of original work is required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 325 - Printmaking-Intaglio


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course will cover the mechanics of drypoint, etching, engraving, mezzotint, aquatint, stipple and collagraph intaglio as a working visual medium. Students will further their knowledge of how printed images are conceived, and assembled. In addition: A brief history of the mediums and a selection of critical readings will be offered in slide lectures, discussions and critiques. Materials charge required.

    PREREQ: ART 225.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 326 - Screenprinting


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course will cover basic mechanics of screenprinting as a working visual medium. Students will gain a firsthand knowledge of how printed images are conceived and assembled. In addition: A brief history of screenprinting and a selection of critical readings will be offered in slide lectures, discussions, and critiques. The critical component of the course will refine student skills beyond a purely formalist approach to working.

    PREREQ: ART 105 and 210, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: Materials charge required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 327 - Lithography


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course will cover the basic mechanics of stone and plate lithography as a working visual medium. Students will gain a firsthand knowledge of how printed images are conceived and assembled. In addition: A brief history of mediums and selection of critical readings will be offered in slide lectures, discussions, and critiques. The critical component of the course will refine student skills beyond a purely formal approach to working.

    PREREQ: ART 105 and 210, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: Materials charge required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 329 - Papermaking


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course examines the history, aesthetics and applications of paper as a fine art medium. Basic skills of sheetforming, handling paper as a sculptural medium, and use of paper as a substrate for printmaking or artist book processes are covered with demonstrations and studio experience.

    PREREQ: ART 105 and 210, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    NOTE: Materials charge required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 330 - Ceramics II


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Further exploration of ceramic materials, processes and artistic creation in clay.

    PREREQ: ART 230 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring, Summer
    NOTE: Materials charge required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 333 - Special Topics in Studio Art


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This is a topics-based upper-level studio course designed to teach the materials, methods and concepts employed in a specialized or experimental art form. Students explore artistic expression through a specific topic within such areas as ceramics, photography, drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture and design. Students may take the course for additional credit in a second topic.

    PREREQ: Art Major and upper division standing.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3 - may be repeated once for total of 6 credits
  
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    ART 340 - Photography II


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The continued investigation into visual expression through primarily black and white photography with some color photographic applications optional as well as a more advanced study of the technical and compositional aspects of photography.

    PREREQ: ART 240 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: Materials charge and 35mm camera required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 342 - Experimental Photography


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This class explores experimental approaches to photography through materials, methods, and concepts that go beyond conventional understandings of the lens-based medium. Projects include photograms, scanograms, non-silver techniques, digital techniques, large-format photography, mural printing, combination printing, and projection-based photography. Emphasis is on personal artistic growth, experimentation, and team-based learning.

    PREREQ: ART 240 OR 243, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 343 - Intermediate Digital Photography


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This is an intermediate course in digital photography taught within a fine arts context. Historic and contemporary photographic concepts, methods, and techniques are explored through thematic creative projects and research. Interdisciplinary, experimental, and collaborative approaches to photography are encouraged.

    PREREQ: ART 243 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: A lab fee and digital camera are required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 345 - Sculpture II


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Studio course introducing students to the techniques utilized in welding, metal casting, and wood working for creating sculptural works of art. It emphasizes development of technical skills and advancement of conceptual awareness in contemporary sculpture and public art.

    PREREQ: ART 245 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 348 - Creative Code for the Visual Artist-I


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Beginning study and studio experience in planning and producing visually driven interactive events. Emphasis is placed on the creative use of code to design engaging visual experiences.

    PREREQ: ART 309 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Spring.
    NOTE: Lab fees required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 350 - Italian Renaissance Art


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Art of Italy from the fourteenth through the sixteenth centuries. Painting and sculpture are emphasized, and architecture is introduced. The themes of the course include: the revival of Roman art; the continuity between Medieval and Renaissance art in Italy; and the stress on conceptual approaches in Italian Renaissance painting.

    PREREQ: ART 250 OR 251, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 351 - Northern Renaissance Art


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Art of northern Europe from the fourteenth through the sixteenth centuries. Painting, sculpture, and printmaking are discussed. The major themes are: form and content as they relate to court and bourgeois patronage; the interchanges between northern and southern Renaissance artists; and the continuity between Gothic art and northern Renaissance art.

    PREREQ: ART 250 OR 251, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 352 - Nineteenth Century Art


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course introduces students to the major art movements occurring in nineteenth century Europe and the United States. It emphasizes the history of avant-garde movements in major artistic centers, competing meanings of modernism, the institutions and historical events that interacted with artistic formations, and the critical approaches that shape the construction of the art historical canon.

    PREREQ: ART 250 OR 251, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 353 - Twentieth-Century Art


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course introduces students to the major art movements occurring in twentieth century Europe and the United States. It emphasizes the history of avant-garde movements in major artistic centers, competing meanings of modernism and post-modernism, the institutions and historical events that interacted with artistic formations, and the critical approaches that shape the construction of the art historical canon.

    PREREQ: ART 250 OR 251, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 354 - Art in America I


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Following a survey of Native American arts, developments in architecture, crafts, sculpture, painting, and graphic media are studied from Colonial times until c. 1900. To understand the works in the context of the culture, literature, ideas and social history are considered.

    PREREQ: ART 250 OR 251, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 357 - Gender and the Visual Arts


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course introduces students to some major women artists and to feminist debates within art history. The course identifies the institutions and processes that construct the gender of the artist: academic and avant-garde artistic training and collectives; the rise of national academies; the formation of the art historical canon; the hierarchy of subject matter and the media of art. It emphasizes the ways in which seeing and looking structure our understanding about masculinity, femininity and sexuality.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing and ART 250 OR 251 OR WST 200, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 358 - Native North American Indian Art and Architecture


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course is a survey of North American Indian art and architecture, ranging from the pre-contact period to the present day. Students will evaluate works of art and architecture, and also the art historical and anthropological methodologies, theories, and practices that structure our encounters with Native American art and culture.

    PREREQ: ART 250 OR 251 OR NAS 100, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 359 - The Arts of Sub-Saharan Africa


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course introduces students to the major artistic and cultural centers of Sub-Saharan Africa. It examines the artistic and cultural production of traditional and contemporary African arts through social-historical and post-colonial analyses. It will consider the relationships among African cultural practices and ideologies, European cultural practices and ideologies, the slave trade and colonialism.

    PREREQ: ART 250 OR 251 OR ARS 210, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 364 - Medieval Art


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A survey of Medieval art from the beginning of the ninth century to the end of the thirteenth century in Western Europe. Architecture, sculpture and painting are discussed within a social context. Influences from non-European cultures, i.e. Islamic art, are also considered.

    PREREQ: ART 250 OR 251, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall
    NOTE: Lectures are illustrated with slides. Discussion is encouraged.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 365 - History of Graphic Design


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course will allow the student to study and research the history of graphic design and communication from the perspective that cultural and societal needs and advancements have affected its development. The emphasis will be to develop an awareness and understanding of the historical role that graphic design and communication arts have played in the development of cultures and societies. The student will explore the potential effects that graphic design and communication may have on contemporary and current society.

    PREREQ: ART 250 OR 251, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 368 - Chinese Art


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The historical and aesthetic study of Chinese art from prehistory to modern times, concentrating on bronzes, calligraphy and painting. Literature, politics and ethical systems are introduced where appropriate.

    PREREQ: ART 250 OR 251 OR GLS 100, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 369 - Japanese Art


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Historical and aesthetic study of Japanese art forms including ceramics, sculpture, architecture, and painting. From the prehistoric through the present.

    PREREQ: ART 250 OR 251 OR GLS 100, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 371 - Art and Architecture of Islamic Cultures


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This interdisciplinary course introduces students to the visual culture of Islam. The theme of this course is the coexistence of internationalism and heterogeneity in Islamic cultures through engagement with representations of Islamic art and culture and issues raised by contemporary artists, supported by readings in contemporary post-colonial and gender theory.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 374 - Asian Art Through the Silk Road


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course applies diverse methodologies to the analysis of artistic and cultural exchange along the Silk Road. Students will hone visual literacy skills to understand arts in Asian cultures, their historical contexts, and processes of appropriation of art and culture among nations connected by a long history trade and Buddhism.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 375 - Theories of Diverse Sexuality


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course examines the contributions of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered and transsexual studies to literature, art, politics and culture as well as many of the intellectual issues that surround controversies about non-normative human sexuality.

    PREREQ: ART 250 OR 251, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 376 - Graphic Novel


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course offers hands-on engagement with graphic literature. Students examine theories of sequential art and work with photography, found visual materials, and basic illustration to develop graphic literature in various genres.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: The course is taught in a media lab environment that allows students to work on projects in a collaborative manner.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 380 - Introduction to Museum Studies


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Fundamentals of practical museum operation. The course is concerned primarily with an introduction to the professional practices and techniques of museums. A brief survey of the history of museums and collecting serves as background to the main part of the course which focuses on the practical aspects of museum operations.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 381 - Contemporary Museum Issues


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Students investigate and analyze important issues relating to the philosophy, ethics, theory and practice of the museum as collector, keeper, interpreter, and exhibitor of the art and artifacts that reflect our culture and its history.

    PREREQ: ART 380 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 390 - Studio Practicum


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This is a required seminar course for junior-level BFA/BA Studio Art majors that is designed to introduce professional practices in the arts. This inquiry will include research strategies, career planning, exhibition preparation, and portfolio preparation and presentation.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 395 - Graphic Design Facility Management


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course provides an opportunity for students to study microcomputer component management principles and technology strategies utilized in graphic design studio operations. Course provides study and practical experience in troubleshooting, maintaining, and upgrading digital equipment and graphic design workstations. Course also provides study and practical experience in color calibration across multiple components. This course will further develop the student’s understanding of commercial applied design processes revolving around microcomputer operations. Emphasis is placed on research and development.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring, Summer
    NOTE: Presentation of research is required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 396 - Two Dimensional, Experimental Studio


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Two dimensional art experiences and techniques in a studio(s).

    PREREQ: Instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring, Summer
    CREDIT: 1 to 6
  
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    ART 397 - Three Dimensional, Experimental Studio


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Three dimensional art experiences and techniques in a studio(s).

    PREREQ: Instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring, Summer
    CREDIT: 1 to 6
  
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    ART 399 - Independent Study


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A course designed specifically to introduce serious students to the independent problem solving experience. Qualified participants are expected to develop personal approaches or concepts about image making or art history.

    PREREQ: Instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: Students must have individual faculty sponsorship. May be repeated for credit.
    CREDIT: 1 to 6
  
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    ART 400 - Figure Drawing II


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An intermediate level studio course focused on drawing the human figure with a variety of conceptual approaches and media. The course will expand the basic approach and investigation in the discipline of artistic anatomy. The course will analyze and expand traditional concepts in figure drawing. Emphasis is placed in the analysis and understanding of the three dimensional human body and its translation on to the two dimensional surface.

    PREREQ: ART 300 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 401 - Figure Drawing III


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An advanced level studio course focused on drawing the human figure with a variety of conceptual approaches and media. The course will develop an advanced approach and investigation in the discipline of artistic anatomy. The course will analyze and expand traditional as well as contemporary concepts in figure drawing. Emphasis is placed in the analysis and understanding of the three-dimensional human body and its translation on to the two-dimensional surface.

    PREREQ: ART 400 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 408 - Commercial Graphic Design


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An advanced studio course for graphic design majors in which students work within a microcomputer environment to prepare tight comprehensive mechanicals for use in lithographic, intaglio, or screen reproduction process. Emphasis is placed on the creative use of type, spot color, line art, and continuous tone imagery in the creative solution to problems found in industry.

    PREREQ: ART 308 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: The critical appraisal of work and oral presentation of arguments in critiques are required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 409 - Multimedia II


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Provides continued study and studio experience in planning and producing visually driven multimedia experiences. Emphasis is placed on the creative use of multimedia.

    PREREQ: ART 309 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 410 - Drawing III


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An advanced level studio course focused on personal development and investigation in the art of drawing. This course emphasizes the review of basic drawing concepts, observation, analysis, form description and spatial construction and application at a creative level. Advanced media applications as well as experimental approaches to display and presentation methods will be covered. Additional in-depth discussions of theoretical issues affecting traditional and contemporary drawing will be offered.

    PREREQ: ART 310 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 411 - Drawing IV


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An advanced level studio course focused on personal development and investigation of the art of drawing. This course stresses the review of basic concepts and ideas and its application at a creative level. The course emphasizes motivation and maturation to develop images and ideas that further the understanding of the artistic process as an expressive/creative act. Advanced media applications as well as experimental approaches to display and presentation methods will be covered. Additional in-depth discussions of theoretical issues affecting contemporary drawing will be offered.

    PREREQ: ART 410 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 412 - Advanced Problems in Traditional Illustration


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    With guidelines and input from the instructor, students will develop a proposal for a body of work that reflects their own personal interests and professional goals. Chosen subject matter, format and appropriate techniques will be developed in depth throughout the semester. The goal of this self-directed and focused approach is to create portfolio-quality final illustrations.

    PREREQ: ART 312 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 413 - Digital Illustration II


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Studio course furthering the study and practice of illustration. Emphasis is placed on the creative use of digital technologies and microcomputer applications in the creation of commercial illustrations. The course emphasizes the recognition and manipulation of emotive and rhetorical devices used to persuade the viewer. It also introduces legalities of image presentation and identifies current business practice.

    PREREQ: ART 313 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 414 - Advanced Problems in Graphic Design


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course provides an opportunity for independent research and development in digital imagery techniques and production concepts. Students work to improve their abilities in one of the following areas: interactive web design, interactive multimedia, 3-D modeling, animation, videography, or print publication design. This course will further develop the student’s understanding of commercial applied design processes revolving around microcomputer operations.

    PREREQ: Senior standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring, Summer
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 415 - Painting IV


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Painting IV is an advanced painting class that focuses on the continued development of the technical and conceptual aspects involved in painting. The course emphasizes motivation and maturation necessary to develop a thematically linked portfolio. Documentation and presentation of the portfolio will be extensively discussed. Additionally, an in-depth discussion of contemporary painting and critical theory will be offered through slide lectures, discussions and critiques.

    PREREQ: ART 316 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: Materials charge required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 417 - Web Design II


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Provides study and studio experience in planning and producing visually driven internet and/or world wide web sites. Emphasis is placed on the creative use of visually driven interfaces for the internet.

    PREREQ: ART 317 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 418 - Advanced Three-Dimensional Modeling and Animation


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Continued studio experience in planning and producing computer-assisted three-dimensional models and animation sequences. Emphasis is placed on the creative use of modeling and animating in the digital environment.

    PREREQ: ART 318 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 425 - Advanced Problems in Printmaking


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A course which combines advanced technical problems with contemporary artistic concepts in a variety of printmaking processes. Areas to be developed are decided upon through student/faculty discussion. Emphasis is placed on developing an individual point of view and artistic quality.

    PREREQ: ART 325 OR 326 OR 327, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: Materials charge required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 430 - Ceramics III


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An intensive exploration of ceramic materials, processes and artistic creation in clay.

    PREREQ: ART 330 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring, Summer
    NOTE: Materials charge required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 431 - Ceramics IV


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    In this course the student is encouraged to explore creative opportunities using the ceramic medium, exploring three dimensional form and ways to create independent solutions to the problem of unifying form and surface imagery.

    PREREQ: ART 430 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring, Summer
    NOTE: Materials charge required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 440 - Photography III


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Advanced problems in the technical and visual aspects of photography.

    PREREQ: ART 340 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring, Summer
    NOTE: Materials charge and 35mm camera required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 441 - Photography IV


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Further advanced exploration in the study of photographic materials, process, and the artistic expression.

    PREREQ: ART 440 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: Materials charge and camera required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 443 - Advanced Digital Photography


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This is an advanced course in photography designed to allow students to create an extensive and well-developed photographic work that reflects depth, critical awareness and knowledge of their subject. Students work throughout the semester towards a body of work culminating in a final exhibition or publication, portfolio, and supporting research paper. This course may be repeated for credit.

    PREREQ: ART 343 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 445 - Sculpture III


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Studio course introducing students to advanced concepts, processes, and methods utilized in the creation of contemporary sculpture. It emphasizes advancement of conceptual awareness and critical analysis of current ideologies used in contemporary art.

    PREREQ: ART 345 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 448 - Creative Code for the Visual Artist-II


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Continued study and studio experience in planning and producing visually driven interactive events. Emphasis is placed on the creative use of code to design engaging visual experiences.

    PREREQ: ART 348 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Spring.
    NOTE: Lab fee required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 471 - Senior Seminar in Contemporary Art and Design


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The Senior Seminar in Contemporary Art and Design is a capstone seminar that will provide students with an understanding of contemporary theory and criticism as it is applied to their discipline. This class will emphasizes the historical development of postmodernism as it appears in visual culture. Additionally, the course is designed to give students the practical skills necessary to succeed in their discipline and an understanding of the possibilities for continued research.

    PREREQ: ART 353 OR 365, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 490 - Readings and Research in Art History


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Advanced study in specialized areas of history involving independent readings, research papers, and class presentations. The improvement of writing will be an important subject.

    PREREQ: Instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: The topic will relate to the instructor’s field of specialization but the course may be repeated for credit when the content is different.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 496 - Studio Practicum


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This is a seminar course for senior-level BFA/BA Studio Art majors that is designed to introduce professional practices in the arts. This inquiry will include research strategies, critical and theoretical models, career planning, exhibition preparation, and portfolio preparation and presentation.

    PREREQ: Art major and senior standing
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 498 - Internship


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course is designed for students who wish to take part in a semester-long experience-based education program in some art related endeavor as professionals in a production with professional artists in industry or business, or in situations which will best utilize their artistic abilities and expertise in the selected area.

    PREREQ: Acceptance in the Experience-Based Education Program and a GPA of at least 3.0.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring, Summer
    CREDIT: 0 to 12
  
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    ART 499 - Independent Study


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This advanced course is designed to give juniors and seniors with an extensive background in their chosen area of study, the opportunity to work independently on visual or historical problems. Qualified participants are expected to develop personal approaches or insights about artistic expression or about art history.

    PREREQ: Instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall. Spring
    NOTE: Students must have individual faculty sponsorship.
    CREDIT: 1 to 6
  
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    ASL 101 - Elementary American Sign Language


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A beginning course in American Sign Language as used within the American Deaf Community. A basic study of manual communication techniques, combines eye and aural training, fingerspelling, conceptualization, structure and syntax of American Sign Language. Receptive skills (reading signs and fingerspelling) and expressive skills (signing and fingerspelling a person’s own thoughts) are also emphasized as is an introduction to the culture of the Deaf Community.

    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ASL 102 - Continuing Elementary American Sign Language


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A continuation of study in American Sign Language as used within the American Deaf Community. A more advanced study of manual communication techniques, combined eye and aural training, fingerspelling, conceptualization, structure and syntax of American Sign Language. Receptive skills (reading signs and fingerspelling) and expressive skills (signing and fingerspelling a person’s own thoughts) are also emphasized, as is a more advanced study of the culture of the Deaf Community.

    PREREQ: ASL 101 or three years of transcripted high school American Sign Language.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ASL 201 - Intermediate American Sign Language


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Review of basic grammar, non-manual markers, and culture. Introduction of more intermediate level vocabulary, sentence structures, including non-manual markers, and development of intermediate level expressive, receptive and conversational skills. Continued study of Deaf Culture.

    PREREQ: ASL 102 or permission of the instructor.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ASL 202 - Continuing Intermediate American Sign Language


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Continuation of Asl 201. Review basic grammar, non-manual markers, and culture. Introduction of more advanced level vocabulary, structures, non-manual markers, and classifiers. Development of intermediate level receptive and expressive skills, and conversational skills that can be understood by native users of ASL. Study of Deaf Culture and issues that impact the Deaf Community.

    PREREQ: ASL 201 or permission of the instructor.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    AST 100 - Astronomy


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Study of solar and stellar systems, astronomical instruments and observational methods; observation and classwork at the college observatory and planetarium.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    AST 310 - Topics in Modern Astronomy


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A contemporary study of astronomy with emphasis on: recent findings in solar system, stellar, and extragalactic astronomy; theories of the origin and evolution of the universe; the possible existence of extraterrestrial life and the search for it.

    PREREQ: AST 100 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    AST 311 - Solar System Astronomy


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A comprehensive study of the solar system with emphasis on: planets and satellites, earth-moon system, asteroids-comets-meteors, gravitation, planetary motion, eclipses, measurement of time, solar-terrestrial relations, and the origin of the solar system.

    PREREQ: AST 100 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    AST 350 - Observational Astronomy


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course is an introduction to the techniques and principles of making astronomical observations. Outdoor observing sessions will involve visual and photographic observations.

    PREREQ: AST 100 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    AST 360 - Human Futures


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course explores expected technologies of the next 100 years and how they will affect society and individual lifestyles. Topics include intelligent systems, virtual reality, cloning, genetic engineering, space travel, and colonization. The course is multi-disciplinary covering the fields of computer technology, biology, astronomy, physics, and chemistry. The ethics of new technologies and the social choices they allow will also be addressed.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    AST 390 - Special Topics in Astronomy


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Selected topics in Astronomy. Problems in specified areas vary from semester to semester.

    PREREQ: AST 100 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 1 to 3
  
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    AST 399 - Independent Study


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Requires preparation by a superior student (cumulative GPA at least 3.0) who presents a written plan for a study not available as a regular course and nine hours in subject area.

    PREREQ: Nine hours in Astronomy and instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 1 to 6
  
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    AST 401 - Advanced Astronomy


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Gravitation and celestial mechanics, basic physics and chemistry of stars and stellar atmospheres, and description and analysis of spectral classes. Laboratory work at the college observatory (weather permitting) and planetarium.

    PREREQ: AST 100 and MAT 210 and either PHY 111 OR 112, or instructor permission.</p.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    AST 405 - Introductory Astrophysics


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Interpretation and study of stellar spectra; physical and chemical bases of the origin and evolution of stars and stellar systems.

    PREREQ: AST 100 and MAT 210 and either PHY 212 OR 213, or instructor permission.</p.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    AST 499 - Independent Study


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Requires preparation by a superior student (cumulative GPA at least 3.2) who presents a written plan for a study not available as a regular course and fifteen hours in the subject area.

    PREREQ: Fifteen hours in Astronomy and instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 1 to 6
  
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    BIO 101 - General Biology


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Biological principles and their application to living organisms.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring, Summer
    NOTE: Laboratory work required. Not open to majors, minors, or concentrates in the biological sciences.
    CREDIT: 4
  
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    BIO 110 - Biology Seminar


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This offering serves to introduce the majors to the broad field of biological sciences through seminars and discussions focusing on current subject areas, approaches and techniques used by scientists to understand the living world.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: Specific content will vary depending on instructor.
  
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    BIO 120 - Molecular and Cellular Foundations


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course covers the basic foundations of molecular and cellular biology, emphasizing biological unity, diversity, and evolution. The lecture and laboratory material provide basic knowledge of atomic, molecular and cellular structures and functions, metabolism, and development. Students will plan and carry out biological investigations as part of the laboratory experience.

    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 4
  
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    BIO 200 - Environmental and Population Biology


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A course involving the relationship between humans and the global environment, the crisis of human numbers, population structure, the limits of the earth, problems associated with resources of food, materials, and energy, pollution, the precarious habitat, biodiversity, population controls, and ethical concerns.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BIO 203 - Human Biology


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A study of the biology of human beings and their relationships in the natural world.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: Not open to zoology or biology majors.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BIO 207 - Understanding Evolution


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An introduction to the principles, mechanisms, and processes of evolution via natural selection, and how the application of evolutionary ideas has shaped contemporary thinking about the history of life on earth.

    OFFERED: Irregular
    NOTE: Not for major credit.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BIO 208 - Biology of Sex


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An interdisciplinary investigation of biological  aspects of sexual reproduction in organisms.  Included are cytological, developmental,  physiological, organismal, ecological, and  evolutionary aspects of sex, with particular  emphasis upon fundamentals of human sex  and sexuality.

    OFFERED: Fall and Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BIO 211 - Human Genetics


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An introductory course for non-science majors on the basic principles of human genetics. Emphasis is on the mechanisms of inheritance at the molecular, cellular and population levels. Human heredity will be introduced using concepts from both classical and modern genetics.

    OFFERED: Spring
    NOTE: Not for major credit.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BIO 289 - Computer Applications in Biology


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course addresses the use of computer technology and preparation of research papers and presentations in the biological sciences. Students can achieve functional literacy in the use of an integrated microcomputer soft-ware package, use of computer networks, library databases, and subject-specific applications in biology.

    PREREQ: BIO 120 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BIO 296 - Directed Research


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A laboratory- or field-based undergraduate directed research project. Students must find a faculty sponsor who will direct their project.

    PREREQ: Sophomore standing, BIO 120, and instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 1 to 3
  
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    BIO 301 - Topics in Modern Biology


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Discussion of recent advances in biological sciences.

    PREREQ: BIO 120 OR 213, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BIO 303 - Conservation and Ethical Treatment of Nonhuman Primates


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An examination of current issues concerning primate conservation and ethical treatment of primates in laboratories and zoos, with a consideration of nonhuman primate intelligence. Includes a survey of the ecology, cognitive abilities and social structures of living primates, social, political and ecological, issues involved in conservation of primate species, and ethical treatment of captive primates in laboratories and zoos.

    PREREQ: Successful completion of Basic Skills and Knowledge Foundations courses, including BIO 120 (or equivalent) or ANT 100 or 111 or instructor permission.
    EQUIVALENT COURSE: ANT 303
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BIO 309 - Cellular Physiology


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Biochemical and biophysical dynamics of life at the cellular level.

    PREREQ: BIO 120 OR 213, and CHE 230 OR 331, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BIO 310 - Microbiology


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Lecture and laboratory course that deals with viruses and Archaeal, Bacterial, and Eukaryotic microorganisms. Microbial diversity, ecology, metabolism, molecular biology, biotechnology, and life cycles will be covered. Select pathogens will be discussed. Laboratory will cover standard and molecular approaches to studying microorganisms.

    PREREQ: CHE 212 and BIO 120 OR 213, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BIO 315 - Genetics


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Genetic mechanisms and their implications in heredity, development, and evolution.

    PREREQ: BIO 120 OR 213, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BIO 316 - Laboratory in Genetics


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A required companion laboratory course to accompany (or follow) BIO 315-Genetics. Includes laboratory and computer-based application of Mendelian (classical), Molecular and Population genetics. Exercises employ various model organisms (e.g. fruit fly, plants, bacteria, viruses, humans) and laboratory techniques for genetic study.

    PREREQ: BIO 120 OR 213, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: Designed to demonstrate, complement and extend concepts described in BIO 315.
    CREDIT: 1
  
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    BIO 320 - Introductory Ecology


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Course content will characterize the physico-chemical environment and the limits it imposes upon organisms and describe the structure and functioning of populations, communities and ecosystems. Consideration will also be given to current ecological theories and their historical roots, drawing upon examples from the animal, plant and microbial realm. Landscape and human ecology will be explored.

    PREREQ: BIO 120 OR 213 and MAT 158 OR 179, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall
    NOTE: Course laboratory exercises will complement lecture material and include several field trips.
    CREDIT: 3
 

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