Aug 17, 2018  
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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    ACC 201 - Principles of Accounting I


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Introduction to financial and managerial accounting. Study of the language of business for both the user and preparer of accounting information. Topics include the accounting cycle, preparation of financial statements and their use, accounting for manufacturing concerns, budgeting and decisions making using accounting information.

    PREREQ: CSC 102, minimum first semester sophomore standing, and MAT 104 or 120 or 208.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: The course must be taken in a one year sequence with ACC 202 and cannot be reversed.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ACC 202 - Principles of Accounting II


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Introduction to financial and managerial accounting. Study of the language of business for both the user and preparer of accounting information. Topics include the accounting cycle, preparation of financial statements and their use, accounting for manufacturing concerns, budgeting and decisions making using accounting information.

    PREREQ: ACC 201 and minimum first semester sophomore standing.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: The course must be taken in a one year sequence with ACC 201 first and cannot be reversed.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ACC 301 - Intermediate Accounting I


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Accounting concepts and standards. Problems of income determination and asset measurement and valuation. Includes: analysis of cash, funds, flow, receivables, inventories, plant property and equipment, and intangible value of the firm.

    PREREQ: ACC 202 and minimum first semester junior standing.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ACC 302 - Intermediate Accounting II


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Accounting concepts and standards concerning short and long term liabilities, and equity accounting. Also addresses income tax allocation, accounting for pensions and leases.

    PREREQ: ACC 301 and minimum second semester junior standing.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ACC 305 - Accounting Information Systems


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course develops the ability to understand accounting information as a system to be managed. A general overview of accounting information systems is provided. Computer technology is discussed, particularly with respect to control issues. Database management and transaction process are discussed. Systems security issues are addressed.

    PREREQ: ACC 202 and minimum first semester junior standing.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ACC 310 - Cost Accounting


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Basic cost accounting concepts and information are discussed in relation to the decision-making process. Topics include: cost accumulation, budgeting, standards, responsibility accounting, relevant costing, direct costing, joint costs, distribution costing, and break-even analysis.

    PREREQ: ACC 202 and minimum first semester junior standing.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ACC 315 - International Accounting Concepts


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of international accounting Issues critical to the education of a well-rounded, competent college student. Students must be able understand the language in which 21st Century firms communicate in a global marketplace. The course will explore diversity in accounting concepts and practices and the roles of culture, religion and other social mores that may have shaped them.

    PREREQ: ACC 202 and minimum first semester junior standing
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ACC 320 - Managerial Accounting


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A course concerned with the specific use of accounting systems and accounting tools for managerial decision-making. Some emphasis is placed on modern methods of accounting e.g., computer accounting and the use of management techniques to train the decision making facility.

    PREREQ: ACC 310 and minimum second semester junior standing.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ACC 321 - Accounting as a Management Tool


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course includes basic accounting and financial concepts from the development of accounting information to uses of this information; in planning, controlling, and evaluating the performance of a business. Emphasis is on the corporate form of business.

    PREREQ: MGT 261.
    OFFERED: Fall
    NOTE: This course cannot be used to satisfy any elective requirement in any Business degree program.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ACC 330 - Federal Tax Accounting I


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course is an introductory course in federal income taxes. It covers the tax law as set forth in the Internal Revenue Code, Treasury regulations, IRS rulings and pronouncements, and court decisions. Specific emphasis is placed on the taxation of individual taxpayers. Subjects include gross income, principles of revenue recognition and tax accounting, business deductions, losses, depreciation, itemized deductions, tax shelter loss limitations, tax credits, and the tax consequences of property transactions.

    PREREQ: ACC 301 or 345 and minimum second semester junior standing.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ACC 340 - Accounting for Non-Profit Organizations


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A study of municipal, charitable, and other nonprofit organizations with emphasis on organizational relationships, internal control, budgeting, reporting to interested organizations and individuals, performance analysis, and system design.

    PREREQ: ACC 202 and minimum first semester junior standing.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ACC 345 - Financial Statement Analysis


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course develops the ability to analyze financial reports, with an emphasis on equity valuation. Selected financial accounting principles are studied in detail, and the implications for analysis are discussed. Additional topics will be selected from: valuation models, financial distress prediction and valuation for mergers and acquisitions. The course will introduce students to Accounting and Finance academic and practitioner oriented research.

    PREREQ: ACC 202 and minimum first semester junior standing.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ACC 430 - Auditing


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Designed to provide students with a knowledge of auditing standards and procedures, the course will explore analysis of internal control and the techniques of accounting report presentation. Studies and discussion of social, business and professional ethics and current case studies will be involved.

    PREREQ: ACC 302, 310, and minimum first semester senior standing.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ACC 431 - Federal Tax Accounting II


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course covers federal tax laws pertaining to business entities. It discusses the computation of the corporate income tax and the taxation of partnerships and S corporations. Particular emphasis is given to the tax treatment of transactions between corporations and their shareholders and between partnerships and their partners The course describes the tax law as set forth in the Internal Revenue Code, Treasury regulations, IRS rulings and pronouncements, and court decisions.

    PREREQ: ACC 330 and minimum second semester junior standing.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ACC 440 - Advanced Accounting


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course completes the financial accounting sequence begun in Principles of Accounting (ACC 201) and continued in the two Intermediate Accounting courses (ACC 301 and 302). The course will cover generally accepted accounting principles for stockholders’ equity, compensatory stock options, intercompany equity investments, consolidated financial statements, foreign currency transactions, and partnerships.

    PREREQ: ACC 302 and minimum first semester senior standing.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ADO 310 - Discipline Specific Methods: English Language Arts Grades 7-12


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course is designed to help prospective middle and adolescent English teachers better understand curricular issues; local, state, and national standards and reform efforts; and specific methods for developing the English and language arts knowledge and skills of all learners. Study of curriculum and methods of instruction in the English language arts in grades 7-12; focus on state and national learning standards; instructional decision-making; learning theories; curricular content; environments conducive to fostering growth of diverse students; using technology to support learning; collaboration with other professionals to help students with special educational needs; investigations arising from field-based practicum.

    PREREQ: EDU 301.
    COREQ: ADO 313.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 4
  
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    ADO 313 - Field Experience III: Discipline Specific English Language Arts Grades 7-12


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Observation and participation assignments in a school setting approximately four hours per week.

    PREREQ: EDU 303.
    COREQ: ADO 310
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 2
  
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    ADO 320 - Discipline Specific Methods: Second Language Acquisition/Modern Language


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course is guided by local, state, and national learning standards as planning, instructional strategies, assessment strategies and management models are introduced for grades 7-12 foreign and second language classrooms. Candidates will become familiar with theories concerning the nature of language, the function of language across social class, geographic regions and time, the acquisition of language, the nature of “proficiency,” and reasons and goals for learning a foreign or second language. This course emphasizes teacher candidates’ transformation into professionals through reflective and practical application of theory and research to build professional understanding, skill, and dispositions, and encourages continuing growth in second/foreign language teaching.

    PREREQ: EDU 301.
    COREQ: ADO 323
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 4
  
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    ADO 323 - Field Experience III: Discipline Specific Second Language Acquisition/Modern Language Grades 7-12


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Teacher candidates observe, participate in, and teach mini-lessons in Second/Foreign Language classrooms, guided by experienced cooperating teachers and college supervisors in order to acquire an understanding of the relationship among diverse learners, teachers, schools, and curricula. In addition to observing teaching practice and curriculum, candidates will consider issues of power, politics, equity, language, and equality.

    PREREQ: EDU 303.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 2
  
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    ADO 330 - Discipline Specific Methods: Mathematics Grades 7-12


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Study of curriculum and methods of instruction in mathematics in Grades 7-12; focus and local, state, and national standards; instructional decision-making; learning theories; curricular content; multicultural and all-ability environments; using technology to support learning; investigations arising from field-based practicum.

    PREREQ: EDU 301.
    COREQ: ADO 333.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 2
  
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    ADO 333 - Field Experience III: Discipline Specific Mathematics Grades 7-12


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course is a field placement which requires observation and participation assignments in a school setting, approximately four hours per week. This practicum course is designed to help prospective middle and high school teachers better understand curricular issues; state and national standards and reform efforts; infusion technology in instruction; and specific methods for developing mathematics skills and dispositions for all learners.

    PREREQ: EDU 303.
    COREQ: ADO 330.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ADO 340 - Discipline Specific Methods: Science Grades 7-12


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course emphasizes study of the nature of science; how middle and high school students learn science (including science misconceptions); the curriculum (guided by local, state, and national learning standards); and pedagogy appropriate for teaching science to middle and high school students. Learning theories, curricular content, multicultural and inclusive environments, using technology to support learning, and investigations arising from the field-based practicum are explored. Inquiry, reflection, interpretation of research, modeling, and practice are used to build professional understanding, skill, and dispositions, and encourage continuing growth in science teaching.

    PREREQ: EDU 301.
    COREQ: ADO 343.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 4
  
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    ADO 343 - Field Experience III: Science Practicum Grades 7-12


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Observation and participation assignments in a school setting, approximately four hours per week. This practicum course is designed to help prospective middle and high school teachers better understand the relationships among diverse learners, teachers, schools, and curricula. In addition, prospective teachers will focus on state and national standards and reform efforts, infusion of technology in instruction, and specific methods for developing science skills and dispositions for all learners.

    PREREQ: EDU 303.
    COREQ: ADO 340.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 2
  
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    ADO 350 - Discipline Specific Methods: Social Studies Grades 7-12


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course is the study of curriculum and methods of instruction in social studies, grades 7-12, with a focus on state and national standards; instructional decision-making; learning theories; curricular content; strategies of inquiry, environments conducive to fostering growth of diverse students; use of technology to support learning; collaboration with other professionals to help students with special educational needs; and investigations arising from field-based experiences.

    PREREQ: EDU 301.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 4
  
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    ADO 353 - Field Experience III: Social Studies Practicum Grades 7-12


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Observation and participation assignments in a school setting, approximately four hours per week. This practicum course is designed to help prospective middle and high school teachers better understand curricular issues; state and national standards and reform efforts; infusion of technology in instruction; and specific methods for developing social studies skills and dispositions for all learners.

    PREREQ: EDU 303.
    COREQ: ADO 350.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 2
  
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    ADO 394 - Interdisciplinary Methods Grades 7-12


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course is intended to provide adolescence education candidates with the ability to utilize the interrelationship of disciplined knowledge to further student understanding about how the world functions. Math, science, social studies, English, and foreign language education candidates will examine the common foundations, conceptual overlaps, and areas not addressed by conventional school subjects, but inherent within the broad spectrum of academia. Through a concept-driven approach, groups of interdisciplinary candidates will develop student learning activities and unit plans, which maybe implemented in classroom settings. The intent is to develop reflective educators who can collaborate to use a variety of integrated teaching strategies that are inquiry-based and will address the needs and development levels of all learners.

    PREREQ: EDU 301.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ADO 420 - Student Teaching Grades 7-12


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This is one of two culminating courses of the undergraduate adolescence 7-12 programs. It provides the candidate with the opportunity to integrate content knowledge and practice to promote authentic learning for all students to insure social justice in a setting appropriate for the NYS initial teaching certificate.

    PREREQ: ADO 394 and one of the following: ADO 310, 320, 330, 340 OR 350.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: This course is completed with collaborative supervision from the college and the field-based institution.
    CREDIT: 6
  
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    ADO 421 - Cross-Cultural Student Teaching Grades 7-12


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This is one of two culmination courses of the undergraduate adolescence 7-12 programs. It provides the teacher candidate with the opportunity to integrate content knowledge and practice to promote authentic learning for all students to insure social justice in a diverse setting appropriate for the NYS initial teaching certificate.

    PREREQ: ADO 420.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: This course is completed with collaborative supervision from the college and field-based institution.
    CREDIT: 6
  
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    AMS 100 - Introduction to American Studies


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course introduces students to America as an object of study and to American Studies as a discipline.

    OFFERED: Fall
    NOTE: Students will spend time taking the measure of specific histories and specific representations of America.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    AMS 202 - Women in American Society


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A critical examination of the role of women in American society. Designed primarily as a survey which approaches the topic from both an historical and a contemporary viewpoint.

    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    AMS 400 - Seminar In American Studies


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The theme of the seminar varies depending on student and faculty interest, dealing with some aspect or period of American life and culture. Interdisciplinary approach is stressed; emphasis upon individual research.

    PREREQ: twelve hours of credit in courses focusing upon the United States, representing at least one discipline from the humanities and one from the social sciences, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: Upon approval, may be repeated for credit.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    AMS 499 - Independent Study


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    PREREQ: permission of coordinator
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 1 to 6
  
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    ANT 111 - Archaeology and Human Evolution


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course introduces students to the vast and fascinating sweep of human biological and cultural evolution. The first half of the course addresses evolutionary theory and the evidence for human evolution derived from human genetics and biological diversity, primate behavior, and paleoanthropology. The second half presents archaeological theories and methods, and develops a narrative of cultural evolution from the earliest tool making, to the rise of the great ancient civilizations, to current issues in prehistory.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ANT 112 - Cultural Anthropology


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course is designed to introduce students to the concept of culture. Subjects range from tribal politics and economies, to the evolution of sex, love, and marriage, and the nature of religion. It emphasizes that human beings are culturally dependent beings, that cultural diversity is rooted in our struggles to preserve our ethnic, tribal, and individual identities while adapting to changing environmental circumstances.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ANT 230 - Introductory Archaeology


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A survey of techniques and methods of archaeological research with special attention focused on an explicitly scientific approach.

    PREREQ: ANT 111.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: Materials fee required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ANT 250 - Comparative Societies


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A comparative study of the structure and functioning of various societies of humans stressing their economic, religious, and political institutions.

    OFFERED: Fall and Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ANT 280 - Biological Anthropology


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course introduces students to the biological basis of human evolution and adaptability. It addresses issues of genetics and human evolution, modern population dynamics, human adaptability in different environments, human diversity, survey of the primates, and primate behavior.

    PREREQ: ANT 111.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ANT 300 - Sex and Gender Across Cultures


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course explores sex and gender as these concepts are socially and culturally constructed within and across multiple cultures. Emphasizing critical and thoughtful reading, analysis, and discussion, the course addresses how shared understandings of gender, sexuality, ethnicity, and class affect people’s identities, opportunities, and experiences in their social worlds.

    PREREQ: Nine social and behavioral science hours including ANT 112 OR SOC 100 OR WST 200.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ANT 301 - Selected Topics


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Analysis of one topic such as medicine and culture, primate behavior, or poverty; with variation in topic may be repeated for credit.

    PREREQ: Nine social and behavioral science hours including ANT 111 OR 112 OR SOC 100.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ANT 302 - Teaching Anthropology I


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course offers qualified and promising students the opportunity to participate in the construction and execution of an anthropology course. Under the instructor’s guidance, the student aids in test construction and evaluation, and introduces various pedagogical strategies. The student gains experience in conducting review sessions, teaching a lesson, and evaluating textbooks. As a result of these and other activities, anthropology students are able to gain practical experience in writing, speaking, organizing, and evaluating that will stand them in good stead whether they go to graduate school or immediately enter the workforce.

    PREREQ: Instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ANT 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 ANT 111, or instructor permission.
    EQUIVALENT COURSE: BIO 303
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ANT 310 - Research Methods


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course introduces students to research methods used in anthropological research, both qualitative and quantitative. The scientific method will be discussed in detail and put in its historical and cultural context. Ethnographic methods will be detailed and discussed in the first portion of the course; how such methods are used to collect, analyze, and report on cross-cultural data will be explored. The use of quantitative methods in various contexts (e.g., human populations, forensic skeletal evidence) will comprise the second portion of the course.

    PREREQ: Nine hours of social or behavioral science, including ANT 111 OR 112 OR SOC 100 OR PSY 100.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ANT 312 - Explorations in Cultural Anthropology


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Seeking answers to questions about what constitutes shared humanity, this course applies the basic concepts and premises of cultural anthropology to the problems and prospects of ethnographic representation–we “see” and represent others and how they “see” and represent us in the discourses of daily life, especially in writing.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing with nine hours of social and behavioral science.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ANT 331 - Digging Up the Past: Famous Sites


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A survey of the world’s great archaeological discoveries and excavations, including; Machu Picchu, Stonehenge, Nazca, Monte Alban, Tikal, Lascaux, Easter Island, Olduvai Gorge, Tutankhamun, LaVenta, Herculaneum, and Pompeii.

    PREREQ: Nine social and behavioral science hours.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ANT 332 - Explorations in Archaeology


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course provides an introduction to the broad sweep of modern archaeology. It does this primarily by means of case studies that present interesting and important archaeological problems and provide insight into the methods and techniques used by archaeologists to recover the past. It also examines archaeological ethics and approaches to meeting the concerns of descendant communities.

    PREREQ: Nine social and behavioral science hours
    OFFERED: Fall, Summer
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ANT 335 - Experimental Archaeology


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course explores the role of imitative experiments in contemporary archaeology. These experiments bring the past to life by replicating ancient technology and site formation processes and provide a valuable supplement to more conventional methods of data recovery and analysis. Examples include making and testing the operation of replicas of Neolithic stone axes, Upper Palaeolithic lamps and ancient Mesoamerican pottery kilns, transporting heavy objects such as Easter Island statues and reconstructing Iron Age houses and farms.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing and nine hours of social and behavioral sciences.
    OFFERED: Spring, Summer
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ANT 344 - Language and Culture


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Linguistic diversity and change; cultural emphasis in language and relation to world view.

    PREREQ: Nine social and behavioral science hours including ANT 112 OR COG 166 OR LIN 100 OR SOC 100
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ANT 345 - Sociolinguistics


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course explores the relationships between language and society. It examines the circumstances which lead to variations in linguistic behavior within societies and its social significance. Emphasis is given to the effects of gender, age, class, and ethnic differences on verbal and written forms of expression.
     

    PREREQ: Nine social and behavioral science hours including one of the following ANT 112 OR LIN 100 OR SOC 100.
    EQUIVALENT COURSE: LIN 345
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ANT 354 - Forensic Anthropology


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course introduces students to the application of biological anthropology to legal contexts. Topics will include human osteology, determination of minimum number of individuals, postmortem interval (PMI), sex, age, stature, and ante-, peri-, and postmortem trauma. How establishing these characteristics can lead to a positive or circumstantial identification and/or be used in a court of law will be the final point of consideration.

    PREREQ: Nine hours of social or behavioral sciences, including ANT 111 OR 112.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ANT 355 - Medical Anthropology


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Introduction to theory and practice of anthropologist working with medical personnel or investigating health related personnel or investigating health related problem in a cross-cultural perspective.

    PREREQ: Nine hours of social or behavioral sciences including ANT 111 OR 112 OR SOC 100 OR BIO 101.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ANT 356 - Cultural History of the Iroquois


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course begins with an examination of Iroquois prehistory and traces the development of the cultural patterns that characterized their society at the time of contact. Archaeological, ethnohistorical, and ethnographic data are used to elucidate the social, political, religious, and economic components of traditional Iroquois life and to explain the changes that resulted from interactions with Europeans. The issues confronting Iroquois communities today are examined from the perspectives of both the Iroquois themselves and their non-Native American neighbors.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ANT 360 - Documentary Anthropology and Creative Ethnography


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course provides students an opportunity to envision and practice engaging audiences with films, photos, and stories researched and created on documentary topics of their choice. Students learn about, analyze, and practice the processes and creative multimedia products of ethnography descriptions of a culture based upon observations, interviews, and experiences.

    PREREQ: Three social and behavioral science hours and ANT 112, OR six Cinema and Screen Studies hours and ANT 112.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: No prior experience with technology or ethnography is required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ANT 368 - Death and Dying: A Cross-Cultural Perspective


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Human death as seen from a biological and cultural perspective. The evolution of cultural response to death is explained.

    PREREQ: Nine social and behavioral science hours including ANT 111 OR 112.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    NOTE: Cross-cultural examples will be given.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ANT 369 - Human Sexuality: Cross-Cultural Studies


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Examines human sexuality in cross-cultural perspective. An issue-based course, it explores sexuality on both an individual and cultural level, combines biological, psychological, sociological, and anthropological perspectives, and focuses on such issues as male and female circumcision, sexually transmitted diseases, pornography, prostitution, rape, expressions of human sexuality in art, cybersex, and incest, all against a cross-cultural backdrop.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ANT 371 - Peoples of the Amazon


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Explores the rich diversity of human life ways in the region drained by the Amazon River. Details continuing destruction of ecology and cultures.

    PREREQ: Nine hours of social and behavioral science including ANT 112.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ANT 372 - Peoples and Culture of China


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A review of the major patterns of Chinese culture. The use of archaeological, historical, linguistic, ethnographic and other sources, to establish an outline of the growth and development of the Chinese state. Attention will be given to the idea of China as a ‘donor’ culture, as well as the nature and impact of social change in present-day Chinese society.

    PREREQ: Nine social and behavioral science hours including ANT 112, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregularly.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ANT 375 - North American Indians


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A survey of North American Indians including brief descriptions of their prehistory, accounts of their life in the past, the historical changes they have experienced, and discussion of their current life-styles, government policies and problems.

    PREREQ: Nine social and behavioral science hours including ANT 112.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ANT 377 - European Ethnography


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course turns the anthropological lens to the historical and social contexts of Europe. We explore how European peoples and institutions construct and negotiate identities to make meanings out of their lives, and how ethnographers investigate these meanings. These issues help us to understand human experience across and beyond Europe.

    PREREQ: ANT 112.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ANT 383 - Disease and Human Behavior


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Evolutionary human development has been paralleled by the evolution of diseases that have been exclusive to or shared with their human host and others. Diseases have shaped our biological and social development. The development and impact of various diseases on human behavior and biology have been significant and enduring. It is the relationship between disease and human behavior and the dynamics of this association that will be established and reviewed.

    PREREQ: Nine social and behavioral science hours including ANT 111 OR 112.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ANT 395 - Anthropologists in the Global Village


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course employs a multidisciplinary view of the political, economic, and cultural causes behind the global conflicts that capture today’s head-lines. Anthropological expertise (a cross-cultural view based on solid field studies) is combined with that of history, political science, and economics to illuminate key issues of international importance. Because it is an issues-based course, students are expected to be able to critically assess issues and to reach warranted conclusions. While the specific issues to be addressed each semester will change according to global events, a representative sample would include the culture of capitalism, population control, poverty and hunger, environment and consumption, ethnicity, resistance and rebellion, terrorism, and religious fundamentalism.

    PREREQ: Nine social and behavioral science hours including ANT 111 OR 112.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ANT 399 - Independent Study


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    PREREQ: See the section, CURRICULUM INFORMATION, of this Catalog for college wide guidelines for Independent Study. The department also requires junior standing, completion of eighteen hours of antropology and permission of instructor.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring, Summer
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ANT 401 - Selected Topics


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Advanced level analysis of one topic such as regional development, alternative value systems, or social control systems; with variation in topic may be repeated for credit.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing and fifteen hours social science credit including ANT 111 OR 112 OR SOC 100.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ANT 402 - Teaching Anthropology II


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course is for students who have taken ANT 302. However, this course, while requiring the activities of the student, carries with it higher expectations for performance and participation. This course offers qualified and promising students the opportunity to participate in the construction and execution of an anthropology course. Under the instructor’s guidance, the student aids in test construction and evaluation, and introduces various pedagogical strategies. The student gains experience in conducting review sessions, teaching a lesson, and evaluating textbooks. As a result of these and other activities, anthropology students are able to gain practical experience in writing, speaking, organizing, and evaluating that will stand them in good stead whether they go to graduate school or immediately enter the workforce.

    PREREQ: Instructor permission only.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ANT 410 - Issues in Anthropology: History, Theory, Methods


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course integrates history, method, and fact in anthropology from the 18th century to the present. It stresses the development of theories of culture, structure, and change in their historical contexts, and examines methods of collecting, processing, and interpreting data as they relate to various theoretical stances. It encourages critical thought about contemporary arguments on the nature of humans. It involves the student in short methods projects.

    PREREQ: ANT 310 and upper division standing, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 4
  
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    ANT 430 - Advanced Archaeology


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course focuses on contemporary archaeological method and theory, with special emphasis on experimental archaeology and the application of statistical methods and computers to data acquisition, presentation and interpretation. Students will conduct a computer-based “virtual” dig that will lead to the analysis and interpretation of data from an actual site.

    PREREQ: ANT 230 and upper division standing
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ANT 442 - Races and Minorities


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Majority-minority relations; biology of race, stratification variables of power, prestige, wealth; emphasis on development, function, and institutionalization of prejudice and discrimination.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing and fifteen social and behavioral science hours including ANT 112 OR SOC 100.
    EQUIVALENT COURSE: SOC 442
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ANT 450 - Borders of Self, Life, and Culture


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course is about our segmented world: cultural, physical, public, private, personal, and imaginary borders, the people who cross them, and the ways we represent them in thought, media, and behavior today. They are explored by drawing on fundamentals of ethnographic study, on literature and cinema from the social sciences, history, and the humanities, and on firsthand accounts from class participants. Expected outcomes include increased self-awareness and a refined sense of social responsibility shared with the human community and other life-forms on the planet. Students from across the disciplines are encouraged to attend.

    PREREQ: Nine social and behavioral science hours and upper division standing
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ANT 452 - Religion and Magic


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Cross-culture treatment of interaction of religion and magic, society and the individual; emphasis on religions outside the Mediterranean tradition.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing and fifteen social and behavioral science hours including ANT 112
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ANT 454 - Advanced Forensic Anthropology


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Students in Ant 454 will delve into a detailed exploration of Forensic Anthropology methods and casework. In depth study of age determination, trauma assessment, ancestry, and scene recovery techniques will be some of the focal points. The most recent issues and technologies in the field will also be presented and discussed. Hands on laboratory assignments throughout the course will augment the students’ learning experience.

    PREREQ: ANT 354 and permission of the instructor.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ANT 480 - Human Sociobiology


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Concepts and issues in physical anthropology; human genetics, origin and evolution of primates and humans, and human diversity.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing and fifteen social and behavioral science hours, OR BIO 110 and ANT 280, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ANT 499 - Independent Study


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    PREREQ: See the section, CURRICULUM INFORMATION, of this Catalog for college wide guidelines for Independent Study. The department also requires senior standing, completion of twenty-four hours of anthropology and permission of instructor.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring, Summer
    CREDIT: 1 to 6
  
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    ARA 101 - Elementary Arabic


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Preparation of students with no previous knowledge of Arabic in the fundamentals of sound system, oral expression, reading and writing. Introduction to Arabic culture.

    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ARA 102 - Continuing Elementary Arabic


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Continuation of Arabic 101: Preparation of students with previous knowledge of Arabic in the fundamentals of sound systems, oral expression, reading, writing and Arabic culture.

    PREREQ: ARA 101 or three years of transcripted high school Arabic.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ARH 260 - Art History Topics in Western Art


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Topics course that introduces students to the discipline of art history through a selected area in which western visual arts are examined within an historical context. Interpretations are made through consideration of ideas, events, the producers, patrons, and the objects themselves. Topics vary from semester to semester.

    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ARH 261 - Art History Topics in Non-Western Art


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Topics course that introduces students to the discipline of art history through a selected area in which non-western visual arts are examined within a historical context. Interpretations are made through consideration of ideas, events, the producers, patrons, and the objects themselves. Topics vary from semester to semester.
     

    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ARS 210 - Sub-Saharan Africa & Diaspora


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An introduction to Sub-Saharan Africa through the major disciplines of the humanities and the social sciences. Attention given to Africa, the Caribbean and the United States and to the cultural, economic, historical, political and social interrelationships that exist between them. A broad overview, interdisciplinary in nature rather than a deep or specialized approach to the subject matter.

    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ARS 499 - Independent Study


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    PREREQ: Senior standing and permission of instructor and program director required.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring, Summer
    CREDIT: 1 to 6
  
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    ART 100 - Introduction to Art


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An international survey of art and other forms of visual culture including advertising, motion pictures, and television. This course will emphasize the historical, theoretical, and cultural contexts that inform the production and analysis of visual culture. It will enlarge the students understanding of the Arts and their role in the production of culture as well as stimulate aesthetic debate and critical thinking.

    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 102 - Topics in Traditional Media and Methods


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This is a topics-based studio course in traditional media designed to teach the materials and methods in a visual arts discipline. Students explore artistic expression through the given materials and methods of a specific traditional media within such areas as ceramics, photography, drawing, painting and design. Students may take the course for additional credit in a second topic.





    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 103 - Topics in Emerging Media and Methods


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This is a topics-based studio course designed to teach emerging media and methods in the visual arts. Students explore artistic expression through approaches and technologies specific to an area of emerging media with such areas as computer graphics, photography, multimedia, and motion graphics. Students may take the course for additional credit in a second topic.
     

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 105 - Design Concepts I—Two-Dimensional


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Studio course focusing on the process, concepts and vocabulary of design through an examination of the principles of two dimensional visual organization. Visual analysis, perception and aesthetics will be addressed through an exploration of media and content.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 106 - Design Concepts II—Three-Dimensional


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Studio course focusing on the process, concepts and vocabulary used in three dimensional formats. The physical and perceptual role of form, space, light, texture and volume will be explored in a broad range of materials.

     

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3

  
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    ART 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: WST 110
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 205 - Design Concepts III


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A more advanced study of two-dimensional design through visual and intellectual problem-solving in diverse media. Emphasis is placed on critical thought and vocabulary in fine and applied art.

    PREREQ: ART 105 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 207 - Introduction to Computer Graphics Imagery


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course offers study and studio experience in microcomputer graphic applications. Imagery studies include bit-map and object-oriented drawing, scanning and image manipulation techniques. Emphasis is placed on utilizing the computer as a creative image-generating tool as well as offering foundation knowledge of visual communication, word processing, page design, the World Wide Web and networking.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring, Summer
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 210 - Drawing I


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An introductory studio course in basic concepts, focusing on the translation of the three-dimensional world to the two dimensional surface. An emphasis will be given to observational analysis, form description and spatial construction.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring, Summer
    NOTE: Experiences with a variety of subject matter and media will be explored.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 215 - Painting I


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Painting I surveys the history and practice of painting mediums. Advanced color theory, paint mixing and blending techniques are covered through demonstrations and hands-on experience. Painting I introduces students to basic semiotic studies and contemporary approaches to the media. The course is designed to explore the unique characteristics of painting and to consider the concepts that underlie the creation of paintings.

    PREREQ: ART 105 and 210, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: Materials charge required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 220 - Watercolor Painting I


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Introduction to watercolor painting.

    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 225 - Introduction to Printmaking


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Introduction to Printmaking surveys the history and practice of fine arts print mediums. Intaglio, relief, lithography, screenprinting and digital techniques are covered with demonstrations and hands-on experience. The course is designed to explore the unique characteristics of prints and to consider the concepts that underlie the creation of printed work.

    PREREQ: ART 105 and 210, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: Materials charge required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 230 - Ceramics I


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Introduction to ceramic materials, processes and artistic creation in clay.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring, Summer
    NOTE: Materials charge required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 240 - Photography I


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Photography as a means of personal and interpersonal expression. Laboratory techniques in black and white processes and basic fundamentals in camera and darkroom work. Introduction to color slides.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: Materials charge and 35mm camera required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 243 - Introduction to Digital Photography


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This a beginning course in digital photography within a fine arts context. Students learn the basics of photography as it relates to traditions in photography, digital imaging, and the art making practice. Concepts, techniques, and visual literacy are taught in the form of creative exercises, projects, and a research presentation.

    PREREQ: ART 207 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring, Summer
    NOTE: A materials fee and digital camera are required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 245 - Sculpture I


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Studio course introducing the formal and conceptual concerns utilized in the creation of contemporary sculpture. Course involves studio experience in the development of technical skills used in the production of sculptural works of art.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 250 - Western Heritage I - Survey of Art I


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A survey of Western art from the prehistory through the Medieval periods concentrating on architecture, sculpture, painting, and related arts. Images and concepts from other cultures may be introduced for comparison. The works of art will be discussed in relationship to their historical contexts: there will also be emphasis on stylistic developments and techniques as they affect style.

    PREREQ: ENG 102 or 204, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 251 - Western Heritage II - Survey of Art II


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A survey of Western art from about 1300 to the early twentieth century, concentrating on painting, sculpture, architecture and related arts. The works of art will be discussed in relationship to their historical contexts.

    PREREQ: ENG 102 or 204, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 254 - Critical Looking: Images of Power and Persuasion


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Popular imagery such as monuments, advertisements, poster, prints, photographs, electronic imagery, and other media designed to convey a strong ideological message are critically examined from circa 1850 to the present. While aesthetic elements are considered, emphasis is on how such images communicate ideas of power, class, gender, race, etc. both with and without words. Students are introduced to basic critical readings and methods of analysis and a wide spectrum of ideological viewpoints.

    PREREQ: ENG 102.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: No studio background is required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 300 - Figure Drawing I


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

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

    PREREQ: ART 210 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 307 - Introduction to Graphic Design


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Studio course dealing with the study and practice of conceptual and technical approaches to graphic design. Emphasis is placed on the creative use of type, color, line art and continuous tone imagery in the preparation of design layouts and computer presentations.

    PREREQ: ART 207 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring, Summer
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 308 - Graphic Design I


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Studio course dealing with the study and practice of conceptual and technical approaches to graphic design to work for print reproduction. Emphasis is placed on the use of type, spot color, line art, and continuous tone images in the preparation of digital designs, layouts, and comprehensive mechanicals.

    PREREQ: ART 307 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ART 309 - Multimedia I


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

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

    PREREQ: ART 207 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
 

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