Sep 20, 2018  
2011-2012 University Catalogue 
    
2011-2012 University Catalogue []

Courses


 

Course Renumbering

Commencing with the 2013-14 academic year the University began a multi-year course renumbering.  For additional information visit the Course Renumbering page on the Office of the Registrar website.

Renumbered Course List 

  • Division of Liberal Arts
    Many courses within the Division of Liberal Arts commencing with the Summer and Fall 2014 terms will be offered under new course numbers. Students registering for Summer 2014 coursework and beyond will do so using the new course numbers.
 

Dance - Performance

  
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    DAPF 338 - Studio Pract: Modern for Non-Majors VI

    1 credit
    Continuation of DACR 231 & 232. For students majoring in Ballet or Jazz/Theater Dance.

    Prerequisites DACR*232

    Open to majors in the School of Dance only. Student must have completed the 1st semester, of their Sophomore year (45 credits).

  
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    DAPF 350 - Character Dance

    1 credit
    Deals with the study of the relationship between ethnic styles and classical ballet, and the proper technique for performing national dances stylized for the classical ballet repertory. Required of students majoring in Ballet. May be taken as an elective by other Dance majors with permission of the instructor.

    Open to majors in the School of Dance only.

  
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    DAPF 351 - Partnering

    1 credit
    The basic technique of adagio (pas de deux). Students perform major classical works.

    Open to majors in the School of Dance only.

  
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    DAPF 352 - Partnering II

    1 credit
    The basic technique of adagio (pas de deux). Students perform major classical works.

    Open to majors in the School of Dance only.

  
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    DAPF 355 - Men’s Class I

    1 credit
    The technical movements of dance frequently performed by the male dancer.

    Open to majors in the School of Dance only.

  
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    DAPF 356 - Men’s Class II

    1 credit
    The technical movements of dance frequently performed by the male dancer.

    Open to majors in the School of Dance only.

  
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    DAPF 363 - Improvisation II

    1 credit
    Individual improvisations are performed on themes with objects in restricted or altered spaces and times. Various structures are used for group improvisation. Free improvisation with live music is stressed. Required of students majoring in Modern Dance.

    Prerequisites DACR*164

  
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    DAPF 364 - Improvisation III

    1 credit
    Individual improvisations are performed on themes with objects in restricted or altered spaces and times. Various structures are used for a group improvisation. Free improvisation with live music is stressed. Required of students majoring in Modern Dance.

    Prerequisites DACR*263

  
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    DAPF 375 - Voice I

    1 credit
    Vocal training for the non-Voice major. Designed to develop the vocal instrument to meet both the musical and non-musical vocal requirements of the theater.

    Open to majors in the School of Dance only.

  
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    DAPF 376 - Voice II

    1 credit
    Vocal training for the non-Voice major. Designed to develop the vocal instrument to meet both the musical and non-musical vocal requirements of the theater.

    Open to majors in the School of Dance only.

  
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    DAPF 377 - Acting I

    1 credit
    Techniques of theatrical expression, improvisation, and interpretation. Required of students majoring in Ballet and Jazz/Theater Dance.

    Open to majors in the School of Dance only.

  
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    DAPF 378 - Acting II

    1 credit
    Techniques of theatrical expression, improvisation, and interpretation. Required of students majoring in Ballet and Jazz/Theater Dance.

    Open to majors in the School of Dance only.

  
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    DAPF 380 - Elements of Performing

    2 credits
    Analyzes the qualities of dance technique that serve the ultimate goal of performance as an artist. Students work with the elements of the art of dance performance and discover how inner focus, motivation, dynamics, muscle intensity, rhythmic timing, breathing, and movement texture are the essentials.

    Open to dance performance majors only.

  
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    DAPF 411 - Studio Practice: Ballet VII

    4 credits
    Continuation of DAPF 311 & 312.

    Prerequisites DAPF*312

    Open to Ballet and Dance Education majors only.

  
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    DAPF 412 - Studio Practice: Ballet VIII

    4 credits
    Continuation of DAPF 311 & 312.

    Prerequisites DAPF*411

    Open to Ballet and Dance Education majors only.

  
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    DAPF 413 - Pointe III

    1 credit
    Continuation of DAPF 313 & 314.

    Open to majors in the School of Dance only.

  
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    DAPF 414 - Pointe IV

    1 credit
    Continuation of DAPF 313 & 314.

    Open to majors in the School of Dance only.

  
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    DAPF 417 - Studio Practice: Ballet for Non-Majors VII

    1 credit
    Continuation of DAPF 317 & 318. For students majoring in Modern or Jazz/Theater Dance.

    Prerequisites DACR*212

    Not open to Ballet majors. Open to majors in the School of Dance only.

  
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    DAPF 418 - Studio Practice: Ballet Non-Majors VIII

    1 credit
    Continuation of DAPF 317 & 318. For students majoring in Modern or Jazz/Theater Dance.

    Prerequisites DACR*212

    Not open to Ballet majors. Open to majors in the School of Dance only.

  
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    DAPF 421 - Studio Practice: Jazz VII

    4 credits
    Continuation of DAPF 321 & 322.

    Prerequisites DAPF*322

    Open to Jazz Dance and Dance Education majors only.

  
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    DAPF 422 - Studio Practice: Jazz VIII

    4 credits
    Continuation of DAPF 321 & 322.

    Prerequisites DAPF*421

    Open to Jazz Dance and Dance Education majors only.

  
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    DAPF 425 - Styles of Jazz

    1 credit
    Content varies to include varies genres and styles of jazz dance such as Salsa, Hip Hop, Capoeira, Funk, or Fosse.

    Open to majors in the School of Dance only.

  
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    DAPF 427 - Studio Practice: Jazz for Non-Majors VII

    1 credit
    For students majoring in Ballet and Modern Dance.

    Prerequisites DACR*222

    Not open to Jazz Dance majors. Open to majors in the School of Dance only.

  
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    DAPF 428 - Studio Practice: Jazz for Non-Majors VIII

    1 credit
    For students majoring in Ballet and Modern Dance.

    Prerequisites DACR*222

    Not open to Jazz Dance majors. Open to majors in the School of Dance only.

  
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    DAPF 431 - Studio Practice: Modern VIII

    4 credits
    Continuation of DAPF 331 & 332.

    Prerequisites DAPF*332

    Open to Modern and Dance Education majors only.

  
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    DAPF 432 - Studio Practice: Modern VIII

    4 credits
    Continuation of DAPF 331 & 332.

    Prerequisites DAPF*431

    Open to Modern and Dance Education majors only.

  
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    DAPF 437 - Studio Practice: Modern Non-Majors VII

    1 credit
    Continuation of DAPF 337 & 338. For students majoring in Ballet or Jazz Dance.

    Prerequisites DACR*232

    Open to majors in the School of Dance only.

  
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    DAPF 438 - Studio Practice: Modern Non-Majors VIII

    1 credit
    Continuation of DAPF 337 & 338. For students majoring in Ballet or Jazz Dance.

    Prerequisites DACR*232

    Open to majors in the School of Dance only.

  
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    DAPF 451 - Partnering

    1 credit
    Open to majors in the School of Dance only.

  
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    DAPF 452 - Partnering

    1 credit
    Open to majors in the School of Dance only.

  
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    DAPF 455 - Men’s Class III

    1 credit
    Continuation of DAPF 355 & 356 (1 hour weekly). Required of all male Ballet Majors.

    Open to majors in the School of Dance only.

  
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    DAPF 456 - Men’s Class IV

    1 credit
    Continuation of DAPF 355 & 356 (1 hour weekly). Required of all male Ballet Majors.

    Open to majors in the School of Dance only.

  
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    DAPF 463 - Contact Improvisation

    1 cr, 1.5 hrs
    Students learn to develop choreographic ideas through partnered improvisational structures. Exploration of interactive movement qualities include, gravity, leverage, and momentum. Formerly DA 424

    Prerequisites Prerequisite: DACR 164
    Open to majors in the School of Dance only.

  
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    DAPF 475 - Voice III

    1 credit
    Continuation of DAPF 375 & 376.

    Prerequisites DAPF*375 or DAPF*376

    Open to majors in the School of Dance only.

  
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    DAPF 476 - Voice IV

    1 credit
    Continuation of DAPF 375 & 376.

    Prerequisites DAPF*375 or DAPF*376

    Open to majors in the School of Dance only.

  
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    DAPF 481 - Dance Production I

    2 credits
    Designed to assist senior students in meeting their graduation performance requirement. Each student participates in the rehearsal, performance, and technical aspects of the senior graduation concerts. Students are expected to take major responsibilities for the production of these programs.

    Prerequisites DAPF*312, DAPF*332, or DAPF*322

    Open to majors in the School of Dance only.

  
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    DAPF 482 - Dance Production II

    2 credits
    Designed to assist senior students in meeting their graduation performance requirement. Each student participates in the rehearsal, performance, and technical aspects of the senior graduation concerts. Students are expected to take major responsibilities for the production of these programs.

    Prerequisites DAPF*312, DAPF*332, or DAPF*322

    Open to majors in the School of Dance only.

  
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    DAPF 485 - Repertory Etudes

    2 credits
    Students study a number of Repertory Etudes in a variety of styles to improve performance and technical skills. The solos selected reflect the history of American dance. Students research the era and, if possible, collect oral histories, thereby adding to the materials continually being gathered and developed.

    Open to majors in the School of Dance only.

  
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    DAPF 800 - Tap Ensemble

    1 credit
    Open to majors in the School of Dance only.

  
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    DAPF 810 - Ballet Ensemble

    1 credit
    Open to majors in the School of Dance only.

  
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    DAPF 820 - Jazz Ensemble

    1 credit
    Open to majors in the School of Dance only.

  
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    DAPF 830 - Modern Ensemble

    1 - 3 credits
    Open to majors in the School of Dance only.

  
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    DAPF 860 - Student Composition Ensemble

    1 credit
    Open to majors in the School of Dance only.

  
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    DAPF 881 - Dance Ensemble

    1 credit
    Open to majors in the School of Dance only.

  
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    DAPF 885 - Senior Ensemble

    1 - 3 credits
    Open to majors in the School of Dance only.


Dance Courses for Dance and Non-Dance Majors

  
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    DAPF 101X - Open Studio: Beginning Tap

    1 credit
    A fundamental tap technique course for non-dance majors.

  
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    DAPF 111X - Beginning Ballet

    1 credit
    A fundamental ballet technique course for non-dance majors.

    Not open to majors in the School of Dance.

  
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    DAPF 112X - Advanced/Beginner Ballet

    1 credit
    Restrictions Not Recommended for Beginners
  
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    DAPF 121X - Open Studio: Beginning Jazz

    1 credit
    A fundamental jazz dance technique course for the non-dance major.

  
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    DAPF 131X - Open Studio: Beginning Modern

    1 credit
    A fundamental modern dance technique course for non-dance majors.

    Not open to majors in the School of Dance.

  
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    DAPF 140X - Ballroom Dance

    1 credit
    This course is designed to give students a working knowledge of ballroom and Latin dancing through various introductory steps and techniques. The course will include Tango, Fox Trot, Rumba, Cha Cha, and other dances. Details such as arm styling, Latin Body Action or Cuban Motion involving knees and hips, and ballroom posture put the finishing touches on these exciting dance styles.

  
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    DAPF 141 - Beginning Brazilian Dance

    1 cr, 1.5 hrs
    Formerly DA 104X

    Prerequisites Repeatable for credit.

  
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    DAPF 141X - Beginning Brazilian Dance

    1 credit
  
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    DAPF 143X - Beginning Spanish Dance

    1 credit
  
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    DAPF 201X - Advanced/Beginner Tap

    1 credit
    Restrictions Not Recommended for Beginners
  
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    DAPF 221X - Open Studio: Intermediate Jazz

    1 credit
    Restrictions Not Recommended for Beginners
  
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    DAPF 231X - Advanced/Beginner Modern

    1 credit
    Restrictions Not Recommended for Beginners
  
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    DAPF 241 - Advanced/Beginner Brazilian

    1 cr, 1.5 hrs
    Formerly DA 204X

    Prerequisites Repeatable for credit.

  
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    DAPF 241X - Advanced/Beginner Brazilian

    1 credit
  
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    DAPF 243X - Intermediate Spanish Dance

    1 credit
  
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    DAPF 244X - World Dance Forms

    1 credit
    The specific technique will vary; consult the semester bulletin for current offerings. This elective course offers students the opportunity to increase their understanding of dance as a cultural expression; explore a movement technique outside the tradition of western dance; improve strength and flexibility through a new technique; and expand their personal kinetic vocabulary.

  
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    DAPF 311X - Open Studio: Intermediate Ballet

    1 credit
    Restrictions Advanced Course - See Dept.
  
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    DAPF 411X - Advanced Ballet

    1 credit
    Restrictions Advanced Course - See Dept.

Electronic Media

  
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    EMDI 110 - Computer Concepts

    3 credits
    A conceptual and hands-on course that introduces the student to the foundations of digital processes in the arts. Experiences in this course include: basic spreadsheet usage, database search techniques, digital photography including RAW file processing, scanning, image processing, composting, and basic page layout techniques. The course includes an introduction to professional online services such as LexisNexis as well as advanced search strategies using the Web. Software usage includes Microsoft Office suite and the Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign). Students are given assignments in each of the software environments as well as supplemental weekly readings. No prior computer experience is required.

  
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    EMDI 201 - Electronic Media/Production I

    1.5 credits
    Addresses the development of foundation computer skills in image scanning technology, desktop publishing, digital photographic technologies, and basic output procedures. Technical expertise and efficient working methodologies are applied to problems that are brought into the class from other design courses as well as from both individual- and group-assigned projects. All software is standard to current graphic design industry practices. Graduate students may register for this course under GREM 601.

    Open to Graphic Design majors and Typography minors only.

  
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    EMDI 202 - Electronic Media/Production II

    1.5 credits
    An extension of EMDI 201. Addresses the development of advanced computer skills in image scanning, technology, desktop publishing, pre-press production, color, output technology, and digital photographic technologies. Special attention is given to comparative study of output technologies and the translation of the on-screen image to offset lithography. Technical expertise and efficient working methodologies are applied to problems that are brought into the class from other design courses as well as from both individual and group-assigned projects. All software is standard to current graphic design industry practices.

    Prerequisites EMDI*201

    Open to Graphic Design majors and Typography minors only.

  
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    EMDI 203 - Digital Interactive Techniques

    1.5 credits
    Addresses the development of computer skills in digital time-based software and cyberspace software. Special attention is given to interactivity and theories of informational architecture. Technical expertise and efficient working methodologies are applied to problems in both individual and group projects. All software is standard to current graphic design industry practices.

    Prerequisites EMDI*202

    Open to Graphic Design majors only.

  
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    EMDI 204 - Advanced Digital Interactive Techniques

    1.5 credits
    An intensive studio in the advanced development of authoring and scripting skills in digital time-based software and cyberspace software. Special attention is given to interactivity, theories of informational architecture, and interface design. Technical expertise and efficient working methodologies are applied to problems in both individual and group projects. All software is standard in current graphic design industry practice.

    Prerequisites EMDI*203

    Open to Graphic Design majors only.

  
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    EMDI 210 - Digital Multimedia

    3 credits
    The elements of digital multimedia production techniques address the integration and creation of digital media for websites and alternative delivery processes such as podcasting. This course involves hands-on production experience as well as perspective on developments in this rapidly growing field through the readings and lectures. Students create projects involving digital imagery, video and sound, and animation. The first half of the semester is dedicated to creating video pieces utilizing either digital video or animating still imagery. Creation of effective sound tracks will be an important part of this process. The second half of the semester is dedicated to creating a website and utilizing compressed digital video on the Web. Software to be utilized include Photo to Movie, iMovie, Amadeus Pro, Garageband, iDVD, and Dreamweaver. There is considerable emphasis on new utilizations of digital media such as podcasts and VODcasts (video on demand) and cell phone multimedia. Graduate students may register for this course under GREM 610.

  
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    EMDI 215 - Virtual Sculpture & Crafts

    3 credits
    Students create physical models made of Styrofoam, wax, or clay and create virtual versions of the same models. Working back and forth between the real and the virtual, students gain an understanding of the differences and similarities of the ideas generated by each working style. Computer-generated images will be combined with photographs of physical maquettes and real environments. Final products are digital files and 2-D prints or slides suitable for commission proposals, presentations, and artists’ portfolios.

  
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    EMDI 311 - Electronic Media/Production I

    1.5 credits
    The development of advanced computer skills in image scanning technology, desktop publishing, pre-press production, color, output technologies, digital photographic technologies, and introduction to digital time-based environments and cyberspace software. Technical expertise and efficient working methodologies are applied to problems from other design courses as well as from both individual and group-assigned projects. All software is standard to current graphic design industry practices.

  
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    EMDI 312 - Electronic Media/Production II

    1.5 credits
    The development of advanced computer skills in image scanning technology, desktop publishing, pre-press production, color, output technologies, digital photographic technologies, and introduction to digital time-based environments and cyberspace software. Technical expertise and efficient working methodologies are applied to problems from other design courses as well as from both individual and group-assigned projects. All software is standard to current graphic design industry practices.

  
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    EMDI 315 - Advanced Multimedia

    3 credits
    As digital technologies have proliferated over the past decades, it is the concept of interactivity that has defined emergent new media. CD-ROMs and the Internet are forms that draw heavily on interactivity as a communicative tool. This class explores concepts of interactivity and related issues as they relate to these two forms. As most work in multimedia today requires collaborative work in interdisciplinary terms, this class requires collaboration on projects.

  
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    GREM 601 - Electronic Media/Production I

    1.5 credits
    Addresses the development of foundation computer skills in image scanning technology, desktop publishing, digital photographic technologies, and basic output procedures. Technical expertise and efficient working methodologies are applied to problems brought into the class from other design courses as well as from both individual and group-assigned projects. All software is standard to current graphic design industry practices. Meets with EMDI 201. In order to receive graduate credit, graduate students are expected to exceed undergraduate course expectations by applying the skills and competencies outlined in the syllabus to graduate-level concepts that typically relate to their major program of study. In this regard, graduate students taking this graduate elective are required to meet with the instructor prior to the start of class to determine and outline the nature of the requirements to be met.

    Restricted to students enrolled in graduate programs.

  
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    GREM 610 - Digital Multimedia

    3 credits
    The elements of digital multimedia production techniques address the integration and creation of digital media for websites and interactive programs. The course involves hands-on production experience as well as perspective on developments in this rapidly growing field through the readings and lectures. Students create interactive projects involving digital imagery, video, sound, and animation. A third of the semester is dedicated to authoring a website. Software utilized includes Director, Flash, Dreamweaver, iMovie, iDVD, Garageband, and Audacity. Emphasis is on clear communication and the creation of intuitive interactive interfaces. Graduate students generally integrate projects that reflect research or thesis concerns.

    Restricted to students enrolled in graduate programs.

  
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    GREM 690 - Graduate Independent Study

    1.5 - 6 credits
    Independent Study offers a matriculated student the opportunity to initiate individual research or advanced projects that are beyond the limits of the standard curriculum, with limited supervision. Independent Study is available to Junior and Senior undergraduate students who have a minimum 2.5 GPA and to graduate students in good standing. Independent Study cannot fulfill major requirements. Independent Study may serve as free, studio, and liberal arts electives, depending on the topic of investigation. Students cannot apply more than 12 total credits of independent study toward their degree requirements.

    Restricted to students enrolled in graduate programs.

  
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    GREM 699 - Topics: Electronic Media

    1.5 - 6 credits
    Graduate students may register for upper-level undergraduate liberal arts courses and studio electives for graduate credit. Graduate students are expected to contribute at a higher level in the classroom and have additional assignments (readings, papers, etc.) in order to be granted graduate credit. Students are advised to select an area of study that broadens or intensifies their background in the arts, education, and related disciplines. Often this work contributes directly to the preparation of the graduate project proposal. In order to register for an upper-level undergraduate course and receive credit, the student must submit a completed special topics/independent study form to the Office of the Registrar.


Fine Arts

  
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    FACR 211 - Building Community Art

    1.5 - 3 credits
    Site specific opportunities for building community art.

  
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    FACR 212 - Inter-Media

    3 credits
    The development of artworks that are realized through the combination of diverse materials and media.

    Prerequisites FNDP*111

  
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    FACR 215 - Subjects/Formats

    1.5 credits
    This is a required studio course that explores subject/format issues that cross over between the traditional fine arts disciplines. Students in the Painting/Drawing, Sculpture, Printmaking, and Multidiscipline tracks will work from a common syllabus and develop artworks within the traditional framework of their studio base. Three projects will be assigned over the course of the semester. Each project assignment will be limited by a specified subject matter and a specified format. Each of the three project periods will conclude with a group critique. This course is sequentially linked to FACR 216-Research Practices. Course begins Spring 2009. Prerequisites & Notes Corequisite: FACR 216

    Priority enrollment to Multidisciplinary majors.

    Restrictions Not Recommended for Foundation
  
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    FACR 216 - Research Practices

    1.5 credits
    This course is designed to develop traditional and creative research strategies necessary for contemporary art practice. Students learn to find and use information that can both generate and enhance their ideas. This kind of “”information literacy”” enriches the content factor in the form/content equation essential to artworks. Using numerous resources for collecting material, research will cover historical, cultural, social, and political contexts for art ideas. Various methods will be explored for recording, classifying and representing information, such as writing, mapping, diagramming, drawing, and other notational systems. This course is directly lined to the development of studio projects outlined in FACR 215 Subjects/Formats.

    Priority enrollment to Fine Arts majors.

    Restrictions Not Recommended for Foundation
  
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    FACR 220 - Selected Topics in Fine Arts

    1.5 - 3 credits
    This course allows for the presentation of one-time, unique studio experiences involving either specialized themes, media, classroom structures, or teaching & learning formats, for the development of projects relevant to contemporary fine art issues.

    Open to Fine Arts majors only.

  
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    FACR 301 - Attitudes & Strategies

    3 credits
    A studio-criticism course that presents issues that cross over the unique domains of the sculptor, the printmaker, and the painter. Fine Arts students from all three majors work on projects designed to increase their awareness of the attitudes and strategies embodied in artworks. Concepts such as idealism, naturalism, and expressionism are explored in light of their implication for form-making methods and principles. Lectures, studio projects, and group critiques create a forum for advanced study of the purposes and contexts of the Fine Arts.

    Prerequisites FASC*201, FAPT*201, FAPR*201, or FAPR*204

    Open to Fine Arts majors only.

  
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    FACR 311 - Drawing: Object, Subject, and Metaphor

    3 credits
    “A studio course that treats the recognition of meaning and motive in imagery. How is an image interpreted? What is signified by the mode, the format, and the forms presented? Assignments explore options for investing images with thought and feeling.”

    Priority enrollment to Fine Arts majors. Open to majors in the College of Art, Media, and Design only. Student must have completed the 1st semester, of their Sophomore year (45 credits).

  
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    FACR 312 - Site-Specific Projects

    3 credits
    Focus on the production of drawings and models of site-specific projects. Issues related to public art, environmental art, public and private realms, materiality, site selection, and site specificity are explored.

    Prerequisites FAPT*211

    Priority enrollment to Fine Arts majors.

  
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    FACR 401 - Senior Fine Arts Seminar

    1.5 credits
    The artist’s role in historic and contemporary contexts. Issues surrounding the various purposes of art and how culture deals with artists are explored through discussion with visiting artists, alumni, and faculty. Students work toward the acquisition of a professional profile in resume, artist statement, and slide preparation. Discussion of gallery practices and portfolio presentations cultivate an awareness of professionalism and career opportunities in the fields of painting, printmaking, and sculpture.

    Prerequisites FAPT*302, FAPR*301, FASC*302, or FAMD*300

    Open to Fine Arts majors only.

  
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    FACR 411 - Advanced Projects

    3 credits
    Interdisciplinary assignments dealing with the larger issues of the format and language of fine arts. Students are expected to give individualized responses to these issues and convene in group critiques to discuss the results.

    Prerequisites FAPR*205, FAPT*211, or FASC*203

  
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    FACR 490 - Independent Study

    1.5 - 6 credits
    Independent Study offers a matriculated student the opportunity to initiate individual research or advanced projects that are beyond the limits of the standard curriculum, with limited supervision. Independent Study is available to Junior and Senior undergraduate students who have a minimum 2.5 GPA and to graduate students in good standing. Independent Study cannot fulfill major requirements. Independent Study may serve as free, studio, and liberal arts electives, depending on the topic of investigation. Students cannot apply more than 12 total credits of independent study toward their degree requirements.

    Restricted to Undergraduate students only.


Fine Arts - Multidisciplinary Fine Arts

  
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    FACR XXX - Discipline Emphasis

    3 credits
    A studio courses in a single media specific (studio) area that provides a level of expertises and depth of study. The following is a list of courses in the College of Art, Media, and Design in Painting & Drawing, Sculpture, Printmaking, Media Arts and Crafts that can be applied to the Discipline Emphasis course requirement.
    CRAFTS COURSES
    CRCM 211, CRCM 213, CRCM 221, CRFB 211, CRFB 212, CRFB 221, CRFB 222, CRFB 223, CRFB 227, CRWD 211, CRWD 221, CRWD 223, CRWD 224, CRWD 311, CRMT 211, CRMT 221 CRMT 226, CRMT 225, CRMT 227, CRMT 228, CRMT 229, CRGL 211, CRGL 221
    MEDIA ARTS COURSES
    MAPH 202, MAPH 211, MAPH 301, MAPH 311, MAFL 201, MAFL 202, MAAN 201, MAAN 202
    PAINTING & DRAWING
    FAPT 201, FAPT 202, FAPT 301, FAPT 302, FAPT 401, FAPT 402, FASC 201, FASC 202, FASC 300, FASC 301, FASC 401, FAPR 201, FAPR 304, FAPR 305, FAPR 401

  
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    FACR XXXX - Multidisciplinary Menu Course

    3 credits
    Courses in the College of Art, Media, and Design in Painting & Drawing, Sculpture, Printmaking, Media Arts and Crafts that can be applied to the Multidisciplinary Menu course requirement.
    CRAFTS COURSES
    CRCM 211, CRCM 213, CRCM 221, CRFB 211, CRFB 212, CRFB 221, CRFB 222, CRFB 223, CRFB 227, CRWD 211, CRWD 221, CRWD 223, CRWD 224, CRWD 311, CRMT 211, CRMT 221 CRMT 226, CRMT 225, CRMT 227, CRMT 228, CRMT 229, CRGL 211, CRGL 221
    MEDIA ARTS COURSES
    MAPH 202, MAPH 211, MAFL 201, MAFL 202, MAAN 201, MAAN 202
    PAINTING & DRAWING
    FAPT 201, FAPT 202, FASC 201, FASC 202, FAPR 201

    Prerequisites 200 level courses only

  
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    FAMD 300 - Intermedia

    3 credits
    This studio course is an advanced version of FACR 215 Subjects/Formats with emphasis on scholarly presentation by Liberal Arts faculty or outside visiting lecturers of significant contemporary topics of cultural interest. Art work formats will explore inter media, trans media, and interdisciplinary approaches.

    Priority enrollment to Painting/Drawing and Multidisciplinary majors.

  
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    FAMD 301 - Contemporary Issues

    3 credits
    This seminar addresses select theories and critical ideas multidiscipline artists should know. Issues include traditional investigations of aesthetics, the history of art movements like Modernism and Post-Modernism, as well as media and visual popular culture. Connections will be made between ideas, theories, and practices that show up in the work of relevant 20th century artists and in all media including: space/time media formats such as performance, collaborations, installation arts, sound and video, etc. Emphasis is on how philosophy, art history, art criticism, and cultural studies can be used by the artist to understand the contemporary climate, not only in the art world at large, but also in the personal world of the individual artist. The goal is the illumination of connections between artists and the ideas and artistic approaches of the modern era with emphasis on the last few decades.

    Priority enrollment to Multidisciplinary majors.

  
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    FAMD 400 - Projects/Critique

    3 credits
    This studio course begins with a series of collaborative multi-disciplinary projects in the sense that the issues will be framed in such a way as to admit a variety of media approaches. The second portion of the course will focus on topical discussions encouraging students to find relevancy and validity in an analysis of historical precedents and contemporary culture. An emphasis will be placed on the development of ideas, content, and presentation in preparation for the students’ thesis project.

    Priority enrollment to Multidisciplinary majors.

  
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    FAMD 401 - Thesis

    4.5 credits
    An open studio oriented toward helping the development of individual initiative where concentration in multidisciplinary studies can be developed to fruition on an advanced level. This course utilizes the previous instruction and investigation in multidisciplinary studies. Topical discussions encourage students to find relevancy and validity in an analysis of historical precedents and contemporary culture. An emphasis is placed on the development of ideas and content in the individual student’s work, which is supported by a series of individual and group critiques by faculty and visiting artists. This course offers the student opportunity to develop a body work in preparation for portfolio and exhibition presentation. The student is expected to participate in group exhibitions as well as a solo exhibition and to present a professional portfolio of work.

    Priority enrollment to Multidisciplinary majors.


Fine Arts - Painting & Drawing

  
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    FAPT 101 - Freshman Painting

    1.5 credits
    An introduction to the decisions, general methods, and problems pertaining to the act of painting. Students are introduced to oil painting with both still life and figure subject matter. Technical instruction is given to allow the student to focus on the broad imagery possibilities in painting. This class introduces and encourages the student in the use of oil and acrylic. We work from setups and models and, when weather permits, landscapes.

    Priority enrollment to Foundation majors.

  
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    FAPT 102 - Freshman Drawing

    1.5 credits
    This course is designed to increase the beginning student’s awareness of and capacity for drawing expressively. It is meant to enrich not duplicate, the Foundation Drawing experience. Students are made aware of the options and issues in responding imaginatively to the visual world. Studio practices include observation and representation of objects and scenes, as well as mark-making composition and style as conveyers of feelings, sensations, and ideas. Emphasis is on awareness of options for expressive approaches.

    Priority enrollment to Foundation majors.

  
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    FAPT 201 - Sophomore Painting

    3 credits
    Studio work introduces the student to the domain of painting through projects that cover not only the basic elements of form, color, and technique, but also the fundamental conceptual challenges unique to painting. Students are exposed to the origins and purposes of painting and the range of possibilities offered by both traditional and contemporary approaches.

    Prerequisites FNDP*111 and FNDP*121

    Priority enrollment to Fine Arts majors.

  
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    FAPT 202 - Sophomore Painting

    3 credits
    A continuation of the practices and purposes of FAPT 201.

    Prerequisites FNDP*111 and FNDP*121

    Priority enrollment to Fine Arts majors.

  
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    FAPT 203 - Media/Techniques

    1.5 credits
    A studio course of instruction and demonstration in the variety of traditional technical approaches to the handling of paint media, including the preparations of grounds and supports. Media options could include oil, acrylic, encaustic, casein, gouache, gold-leafing, fresco, and egg tempera. This course is unique in its focus solely on physical processes not concept or image development.

    Prerequisites FNDP*151 and FNDP*161

  
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    FAPT 211 - Drawing: Form and Space

    3 credits
    An introduction to the issues of drawing, including perception, analysis, invention, and experimentation. A variety of thematic ideas, structural possibilities, and imaginative interpretations are explored. Students are exposed to a wide spectrum of precedents in the history of drawing and are encouraged to enlarge their working definitions of how form and space can by effectively expressed.

    Prerequisites Completion of Foundation

    Priority enrollment to Fine Arts majors.

 

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