May 26, 2022  
2007-2008 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    
2007-2008 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 
  
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    VC 203 - Techniques and History of Graphic Design


    Introduces students to the basic concepts and techniques of graphic design within an overview of the major historical developments. Projects emphasize developing skills with tools and techniques, visual aesthetics, and design strategies.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    VC 105, VC 115.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    CMM 220 - Telecommunications


    A comprehensive overview of the electronic media industry, its history, its structure, its economics, and its influence on our society.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    CSC 450 - Telecommunications and Wide-Area Networking


    A continuation of CSC 350, this course covers the architecture, interfaces, protocols and technologies of high-speed broadband networks and their access points (DSL, Cable Modems). Topics include Wide Area Networking protocols such as MPLS, ATM, Frame-Relay, and Gigabit Ethernet. This course will also introduce computational complexity as used in routing algorithms, queuing theory as well as congestion control and QoS algorithms, as well as security for broadband networks.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    CSC 350.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    CJ 205 - The American Court System


    An examination of the preadjudication and adjudication stages of the criminal process. The roles of the various participants in the criminal trial will also be examined. Focus is on the manner in which the trial system works and the rules governing its operation.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    AMS 229 - The American West


    Surveys the history of the American West from the pre-colonial era to the recent past. Topics include the Lewis and Clark expedition; the impact of westward expansion and government policies on Native Americans; the significance of the frontier in American history and culture; the building of the transcontinental railroad; the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II; and the West in popular culture. Satisfies the Social Science core requirement.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Crosslisted with HST 229

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    HST 229 - The American West


    Surveys the history of the American West from the pre-colonial era to the recent past. Topics include the Lewis and Clark expedition; the impact of westward expansion and government policies on Native Americans; the significance of the frontier in American history and culture; the building of the transcontinental railroad; the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II; and the West in popular culture. Satisfies the Social Science core requirement.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Crosslisted with AMS 229.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    AMS 350 - The Automobile in American Life


    Touching on the history of American labor, technology, business, culture, cities, and design, this course will examine how the automobile has revolutionized American society over the last century. The ways in which an American “car culture” changed social mores, created new leisure opportunities, and spurred the development of suburbs, roadside architecture and auto oriented institutions such as motels and strip malls will also be explored. Satisfies the Social Science core requirement.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Crosslisted with HST 350.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    HST 350 - The Automobile in American Life


    Touching on the history of American labor, technology, business, culture, cities, and design, this course will examine how the automobile has revolutionized American society over the last century. The ways in which an American “car culture” changed social mores, created new leisure opportunities, and spurred the development of suburbs, roadside architecture and auto oriented institutions such as motels and strip malls will also be explored. Satisfies the Social Science core requirement.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Crosslisted with AMS 350.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    ENG 242 - The Business of Books


    Is the book dead?  This course will take not one but three looks at books and reading.  First, it will look into the history of reading as a technology and as a cultural practice.  Then, it will explore some of the mythology of reading and readers: books on books and bookishness.  Finally, it will consider some of the commercial aspects of books, from the invention of the “author” to Oprah’s Book Club.  Satisfies the Arts & Humanities core requirement.

     

    (Cr: 3)

  
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    CMM 230 - The Business of Television


     An overview of the business side of television. The course will cover the history and development of television as a mass medium.  Students will study economic, programming and distribution models of the past and present and consider the future of the business in the digital world. 

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    SP 310 - The Cinema of Spain (Offered in Spain)


    An introduction to contemporary Spanish cinema, this course will acquaint with the historical and cultural contexts of Spanish film. Students will explore and analyze the works and artistry of prominent Spanish filmmakers. The class will be taught in Spanish with the goal of increasing fluency in Spanish. 


    (Cr: 3)
  
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    HTA 320 - The Cultural History of Food


    Study is concentrated on food and its historical impact on civilizations. An overview of the development of agricultural practices and their relationship to global and regional cuisine. Food for commerce and the advent of the restaurant is examined. Students will also participate in a cultural dining experience and selected demonstrations and tasting of global cuisine. Satisfies the Social Science core requirement.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    HMS 215 - The Family


    A study of the American family in the process of adaptation and change: mate selection, commitment and marital adjustment, conflict resolution, singlehood, alternative lifestyles, dual-career marriages, parenthood, divorce, and the family in various stages of development.

     

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Formerly HMS 315.  Crosslisted with SOC 215.

    (Cr: 3)

  
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    SOC 215 - The Family


    A study of the American family in the process of adaptation and change: mate selection, commitment and marital adjustment, conflict resolution, singlehood, alternative lifestyles, dual-career marriages, parenthood, divorce, and the family in various stages of development.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Formerly SOC 305.  Crosslisted with HMS 215.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    HTA 315 - The History and Appreciation of Wine


    This course is intended to give the student a breadth of knowledge regarding wine. With roots dating back eight thousand years, wine is woven into modern day traditions and cultures. The student will learn the history of wine and its reciprocal influences of wine with agriculture, language, art, chemistry, economics, geography, health and culture. Wine tasting is a component of this course, consequently students must be 21 years of age. Satisfies the Social Science core requirement.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Age 21, junior or senior year status, and permission of instructor. Course Fee: $50.00.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    HST 245 - The History of Modern China


    This course is a survey of Chinese history from 1800 until the contemporary period.  This course examines the experience and interpretation of the 1911 Revolution, the Nationalist Revolution, the Communist Revolution and the Cultural Revolution.  The course also considers the role of the West in China ’s development, China ’s place in the East Asian world, intellectual trends, economic transformation, the natural environment, and the dilemmas of modernity for Chinese governments, intellectuals and working people.  Satisfies the Social Science core requirement.

    Prerequisites & Notes
     One social science core curriculum course.

    (Cr: 3)

  
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    CJ 300 - The Juvenile Justice System


    An examination of the underlying theory and operation of the juvenile justice system. Analysis of the procedures used to process an alleged juvenile delinquent through the justice system and the impact of juvenile delinquency on the general society will be conducted. The course will also focus on the similarities and differences between the juvenile and the adult criminal justice system.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    LST 340 - The Meanings of Landscapes


    From Zen temple gardens to Versailles to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the way we design our external environments has revealed who we are as societies and nations. Changing ideals of landscape and building design from one tradition to another, from one period to another, form part of the history of ideas. But workaday landscapes, too, (our hometowns, malls, college campuses, office towers, highways and big box stores) have cultural meanings and the course encourages students to study closely this more familiar world as well. Satisfies the Arts and Humanities core requirement.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    IST 215 - The New Europe


    An overview of the historical development of European political and cultural identity from 1947 to present day.  One of the major elements of the course will be the study of common economic policies, as well as the introduction of the Euro and its impact on global relations. In addition, this course will examine the future challenges presented by the growth of the European Union, its stability and the question of the European constitutional and institutional reforms. 


    Prerequisites & Notes
    Crosslisted with HST 215 and POL 215.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    POL 215 - The New Europe


    An overview of the historical development of European political and cultural identity from 1947 to present day.  One of the major elements of the course will be the study of common economic policies, as well as the introduction of the Euro and its impact on global relations. In addition, this course will examine the future challenges presented by the growth of the European Union, its stability and the question of the European constitutional and institutional reforms. 


    Prerequisites & Notes
    Crosslisted with IST 215 and HST 215.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    ENG 202 - The Novel


    An examination of the novel, including its origins in the eighteenth century, the development of the form, and the themes and concerns that have given life to the genre from the 18th century to the present. Satisfies the Arts and Humanities core requirement.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    CSC 390 - The Politics of Cyberterrorism


    A multidisciplinary look at the geopolitical, socioeconomic and technical aspects of conventional terrorism as they relate to cyber security, cyber crime and cyber terrorism. The course will cover economic, political and religious motivations for terrorism, cyber terrorism, and cyber crime as well as countermeasures for protection against these forms of terror. Satisfies the Social Science requirement.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Three CSC credits and junior status.
    Crosslisted with POL 390.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    POL 390 - The Politics of Cyberterrorism


    A multidisciplinary look at the geopolitical, socioeconomic and technical aspects of conventional terrorism as they relate to cyber security, cyber crime and cyber terrorism. The course will cover economic, political and religious motivations for terrorism, cyber terrorism, and cyber crime as well as countermeasures for protection against these forms of terror.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    CSC 101 or permission of instructor.
    Crosslisted with CSC 390.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    AMS 242 - The Rise of Rock and Roll


    Critically examines rock and roll through case studies that illuminate important trends in the development and evolution of rock and roll as the dominant form of musical environment in the mid to late twentieth century. Satisfies the Arts and Humanities core requirement.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Crosslisted with MUS 240

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    MUS 240 - The Rise of Rock and Roll


    Critically examines rock and roll through case studies that illuminate important trends in the development and evolution of rock and roll as the dominant form of musical environment in the mid to late twentieth century. Satisfies the Arts and Humanities core requirement.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Crosslisted with AMS 242.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    HST 225 - The Salem Witch Trials


    Explores the history of and myths surrounding the Salem witch trials, and, more generally, the politics of scapegoating. Readings, including trial transcripts, will focus on the origin, development, and legacy of the trials, and on Puritanism, witchcraft, legal practices, and the status of women in colonial-era New England. Visits to local historical sites will enhance understanding of the trials. The course will also examine more recent witch-hunts and instances of hysteria associated with McCarthyism, AIDS, the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and the September 11 terrorist attacks. Satisfies the Social Science core requirement.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Crosslisted with AMS 225.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    SM 350 - The Sport Enterprise


    This course integrates the theories of finance, economics, and accounting with sport management concepts. Students study the diverse forms of sport ownership, taxation, financial analysis, feasibility, and economic impact statements. Advanced topics include organizational budgets, financial strategies, and labor economics. Satisfies the Writing Designated core requirement.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    ECN 101, ECN 102, junior year status, or permission of instructor.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    AMS 308 - Themes in American Literature


    An exploration of American Literature through the lens of genre, theme, major figures, minority voices, major events, legal documents, historical and literary periods, and/or paired texts. Possible topics include fiction, autobiography, biography, poetry, slave narratives, Indian captivity narratives, travel narratives, journals, personal letters, public testimonies, and debates, regional and ethnic representations. Students may take more than one section of this course as long as the topic is different from one section to the next. Satisfies the Arts and Humanities and Writing Designated core requirements.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Crosslisted with ENG 308.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    ENG 308 - Themes in American Literature


    An exploration of American Literature through the lens of genre, theme, major figures, minority voices, major events, legal documents, historical and literary periods, and/or paired texts. Possible topics include fiction, autobiography, biography, poetry, slave narratives, Indian captivity narratives, travel narratives, journals, personal letters, public testimonies, and debates, regional and ethnic representations. Students may take more than one section of this course as long as the topic is different from one section to the next. Satisfies the Arts and Humanities and Writing Designated core requirements.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Crosslisted with AMS 308.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    ART 402 - Theories and Methods of Art History


    Studies the theoretical and methodological foundations of Art History. Examines the growth of the field and critiques the underlying assumptions brought to bear on the study of the history of art. Satisfies the Writing Designated core requirement

    Prerequisites & Notes
    ART 101, ART 102.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    PSY 335 - Theories of Counseling


    This course is designed to give students a solid foundation in the theories and practices of counseling and psychotherapy in current use in the field. Students will learn how the theories apply in various case studies and the personal characteristics of effective counselors and psychotherapists. Ethical issues and multicultural perspectives will be discussed.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Six hours of psychology.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    PSY 320 - Theories of Personality


    Focus on the nature, theories, and methods of investigation of personality. Major theoretical perspectives are covered, including the psychodynamic, behavioral, cognitive, interpersonal and humanistic theories.  Satisfies the Social Science core requirement.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PSY 100.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    PSY 340 - Theories of Play


    This course provides an interdisciplinary approach to the activity known as “play.” It explores the biological roots of this activity as well as anthropological data. It is designed to assist the student in exploring the relevance of these theoretical concepts to their various professions such as nursing , education, criminal justice, interior design, etc. Assignments will include field observations and applied projects integrated with the student’s major.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PSY 100, PSY 110, or PSY 200.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    PE 201 - Theory and Practice in Coaching


    The study of principles and concepts in coaching. Sport philosophy, psychology, motivation, sport management, and pedagogy will be discussed and analyzed throughout the course. Emphasis will be placed on fundamental instruction, practice organization, and understanding the problems/issues associated with coaching.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    AT 305 - Therapeutic Exercise


    Introduction to basic theories and applications of exercise rehabilitation as they relate to orthopedic and sports injuries. Pathophysiological response to injury and basic evaluative skills form the foundation that allows students to design and implement exercise programs for specific sports injuries. Class, three hours; lab, two hours per week.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    AT 203.

    (Cr: 4)
  
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    AT 307 - Therapeutic Modalities


    Introduction to basic theories and applications as they relate to orthopedic and Sports injuries. Physiologic behavior of pain and its effect on sports injury forms the foundation to understanding the effects of heat, cold, electrical stimulation currents and other physical modalities. Includes lecture and laboratory.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    AT 203.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    ART 205 - Three-Dimensional Design I: Foundations


    An introduction to the language of three dimensional experience. An investigation by means of studio projects of the concepts, principles and processes used to generate experientially effective, three-dimensional structures-in-space and structures-of-space. Different applications of principles of three dimensional design will be considered, including package and product design, interiors, architecture, and landscaping.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    ART115 or ID102, or permission of instructor.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    ART 230 - Time Based Art


    This course will address notions of the image/object and how meaning is alternated through the manipulation of time. Basic ideas such as building distinct frames, scenes, sequence, editing, narrative, building concept and storytelling will be studied. The integration of two and three-dimensional art media with the potentials of the fourth dimension, including the elements of sound, text, and movement will be explored.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    ED 290 - Topics In Education


    Focuses on a range of issues significant to the field of education, including school reform, service learning in schools, school diversity, pedagogy and classroom assessment. 

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course may be taken for credit more than once as long as the course content is new.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    LST 108 - Topics in Languages


    Each section of this course will provide students with an introduction to a different foreign language, from Italian and Portuguese to Arabic and German. Satisfies the Arts and Humanities core requirement.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course may be taken for credit more than once as long as the course content is new.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    ENG 210 - Topics in Literature


    Each section of this course will explore in depth a different literary theme or topic, such as the detective story, bestsellers, or literature on film.  Satisfies the Arts and Humanities and Writing Designated core requirements.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course may be taken more than once as long as the course content is new.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    HST 218 - Topics in World History


    Each section of this course will explore in depth a different aspect of world history, such as the history of a country, region, cultural or political movement.  Satisfies the Arts and Humanities and Social Science core requirements.


    Prerequisites & Notes
    Course may be taken for credit more than once as long as course content is new.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    CMM 201 - TV Studio Production


    Basic and advanced techniques of video production through hands-on production experience. Advanced topics include producing and directing in a multi-camera environment, pre-production for studio, automated studio production, camera operation, graphics, and live video switching. Students will produce, direct, and crew in class studio productions.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    ENG 235 - Twentieth Century Fiction


    A brief introduction to the art of fiction followed by close readings of modern master works. American short stories and novels will be compared to masterpieces from other cultures in order to view fiction as an international phenomenon and, even within nations (such as the United States), as multicultural in nature. Satisfies the Arts and Humanities core requirement.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    VC 225 - Typography 1


    This course is designed to introduce students to the basic principles of letter form design and function, along with the creative and functional aspects of typographic communication in general. It is designed to give an integral knowledge of the subject, including aesthetic, technical, and historical perspectives.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    VC 203.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    VC 325 - Typography II


    In this course, students will continue development of their craftsmanship with respect to both functional and expressive aspects of the art of typography. More complicated forms of typographic communication will be explored, including environmental design, signage systems, and text and image relationships, as well as refined techniques in dealing with typography across various media.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    VC 225.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    XXX X96 - Undergraduate Research Independent Study


    Students work with a faculty member on a discipline-based research project.  Students will have a substantive and specified role in the research process.  Individual study requires a formal proposal that is developed in collaboration between the student and faculty mentor.



    Prerequisites & Notes
    Sophomore or higher class standing and permission of instructor.

    (Cr: 3)

  
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    HST 103 - United States History I


    A survey of the early American experience from European discoveries to the Civil War. Topics considered include the Colonial era, the American Revolution, early political developments and the origins of industrialization. Satisfies the Arts and Humanities core requirement.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    HST 104 - United States History II


    A survey of more recent American history from Reconstruction to our present era. Topics considered include “Big Business,” the Spanish American War, the Progressive Era, World War I, the Depression, the New Deal and World War II. Satisfies the Arts and Humanities core requirement.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    ID 245 - Universal Design


    An examination of the universal design of buildings, spaces, products, and programs. Students will be prepared to creatively respond to the built environment, relevant to the psychological, political, educational, Sociological impacts in the areas of interior design, hospitality and sports management. Universal Design is important as a means to make the arts accessible to all ages and abilities. Satisfies the Social Science core requirement.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    SOC 300 - Urban Sociology


    An analysis of the effects of urbanization, industrialization, and technological advancement on the structure, composition, and life styles of communities. Emphasis is given to trends in sub-urbanization, urban renewal, urban social and economic problems, as well as community development policies. Satisfies the Social Science core requirement.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Junior year status or permission of instructor.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    CJ 356 - Victimology


    Examination of current theory and research regarding victims of crime. Devotes attention to concepts such as victim vulnerability and victim culpability. In addition, the course discusses the implications of a victim oriented perspective for the administration of justice and assesses current victim programs, including restitution, mediation, and compensation. Satisfies the Social Science core requirement.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    ENG 361 - Victorian Literature


    This British literature course will focus on the texts of the Victorian 19th century. The course will examine fiction, poetry and drama that represent Britain’s anxious negotiation of 19th century identity from self-assured beacon of industrial progress and proud seat of World Empire, to symbol of urban exploitation and disappearing rural tradition. The course will also examine the development of Victorian aesthetic forms, from the role of the Victorian third person narrator, to the rise of didactic poetic rhythms, to the structure of dialogue in late Victorian dramatic satire. Satisfies Arts & Humanities and Writing Designated core requirements.
     


    (Cr: 3)
  
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    CSC 260 - Visual Programming I


    An introduction to programming principles using visual programming. Practical issues such as program design, documentation, style, and user-interface design are central to the course.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    CSC 160 or permission of instructor.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    CSC 261 - Visual Programming II and Object-Oriented Design


    An advanced class in visual programming, the course addresses principles and topics central to effective application development, including project management, debugging, testing, coding styles and the project life cycle in visual programming technology. A focus on object-oriented techniques and architecture in visual programming technology that make it possible for programmers to rapidly develop applications using pre-built objects.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    CSC 260 or permission of the instructor.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    VC 230 - Web Page Design


    The Internet and its social implications, the development and design of a Web site, and other issues relating to effective Web site creation are covered. An introduction to Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) and to Web page layout software are addressed as well. Students will learn how to integrate text, graphics, sound, animation, and video into an effective web page. Planning, implementation, and maintenance of a Web site is also covered in this class.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    VC 203.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    CMM 215 - Web-based Media Production


    An introduction to the production and post production aspects of web based video.  Topics include the aesthetics and history of web based media, software tools for encoding various media, delivery system attributes and limitations, associated file types, audio and video codecs, and software players. Students will learn to produce video for the web by shooting, editing, and encoding assigned projects

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    CSC 200 - Website Development and Programming


    An examination of the key technologies and applications used for Internet productions. The course reviews the development of the internet as a communication medium and some of the areas in which it has an impact on society. Topics covered include basic Internet applications, digital imaging techniques, as well as an introduction to audio and video production for the web. This course is offered in a Windows OS environment.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    CSC 101 or permission of the instructor.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    PES 114 - Weight Training and Conditioning


    Students will learn the correct techniques associated with current practices in weight training/conditioning. Instructional methods will be utilized in various types of free weights, the universal, and single and multifunctional machines. Students learn the major muscle groups used for each performed exercise and the scientific basis for strength training and conditioning. At the conclusion of the course, students will be able to develop individual and/or group strength training and conditioning programs.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Physical Education major or permission of instructor.

    (Cr: 1)
  
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    HST 101 - Western Civilization I


    A survey of European history from earliest times to the Renaissance. Included in the topics for discussion are Ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, the Middle Ages and the rise of Europe in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. Satisfies the Arts and Humanities core requirement.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    HST 102 - Western Civilization II


    A survey of European developments from the 17th century to the contemporary period. Emphasis will be placed on the “modernization” of European politics and thought, particularly during the Enlightenment, and during the 19th and 20th centuries. Satisfies the Arts and Humanities core requirement.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    ENG 315 - Women and Literature


    Study of literature by and about women including the diverse images and roles of women as they are recorded by representative writers in America and England. Reading selections reflect the diversity of ethnic and racial traditions in the United States and the variety of social, political, and economic backgrounds of women’s experience. Satisfies the Arts and Humanities and Writing Designated core requirements.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    ART 315 - Women Artists in History


    Investigates both images of women and images by women in the arts. Traces the historical evidence for women artists in ancient periods, surveys women artists of historical periods, and explores theories and methods about the links between gender and art production. Satisfies the Arts and Humanities and Writing Designated core requirements.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    ART 101, ART 102, or permission of instructor.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    AMS 340 - Women in American History and Culture


    Surveys the history of American women from the colonial era to the present, analyzing their struggles for gender equity and gains in business, education, politics, athletics and other realms. The course examines women’s movements in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and the portrayal of women in the media. Adopting a multicultural and multiracial perspective, the course compares and contrasts the experiences of women differentiated by race, ethnicity, class, and geographic region. Satisfies the Social Science core requirement.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    HST 340 - Women in American History and Culture


    Surveys the history of American women from the colonial era to the present, analyzing their struggles for gender equity and gains in business, education, politics, athletics and other realms. The course examines women’s movements in the 19th and 20th centuries, and the portrayal of women in the media. Adopting a multicultural and multiracial perspective, the course compares and contrasts the experiences of women differentiated by race, ethnicity, class, and geographic region. Satisfies the Social Science core requirement.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    HST 314 - Workers in Modern World History


    A topical examination of the complex issues surrounding workers and global economies. Students will read and analyze essays, monographs, and primary sources organized around four focused themes. Issues to be considered include global capitalism, transnational cooperation and conflict, assimilation, resistance, and the social lives of working people. Satisfies the Social Science core requirement.


    Prerequisites & Notes
    Sophomore status.

    Crosslisted with IST 314.

    (Cr: 3

  
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    IST 314 - Workers in Modern World History


    A topical examination of the complex issues surrounding workers and global economies.  Students will read and analyze essays, monographs, and primary sources organized around four focused themes.  Issues to be considered include global capitalism, transnational cooperation and conflict, assimilation, resistance, and the social lives of working people.  Satisfies the Social Science core requirement.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Sophomore status. Crosslisted with HST 314.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    BIO 242 - World Disease


    The study of the biology of major diseases that impact our society and other parts of the world, especially underdeveloped and overpopulated regions. The course examines the biological, social, historical, and economic problems involved in eradication, prevention and cure. Satisfies the Science and Math core requirement.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Sophomore standing.  Formerly SCN 242.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    GEO 315 - World Geography


    A comprehensive study of regional world geography. The focus will be on both physiographic characteristics of each region as well as their human culture traits such as population, economics, language, religion and urban space. Emphasis is placed on the interaction between the culture and environment of various regions. Satisfies the Social Science core requirement.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Crosslisted with IST 325.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    IST 325 - World Geography


    A comprehensive study of regional world geography. The focus will be on both physiographic characteristics of each region as well as their human culture traits such as population, economics, language, religion and urban space. Emphasis is placed on the interaction between the culture and environment of various regions. Satisfies the Social Science core requirement.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Formerly IST315. Crosslisted with GEO 315.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    ENG 313 - World Literature


    An exploration of major works of World Literature from the 17th century through the present. The course will examine representative literature through the lens of genre, theme, major figures, minority voices, major events, literary periods, or national origins. Possible topics include Eastern, Western, African, Asian, Australian, Latin American, and Russian Literature. Students may take more than one section of this course as long as the topic is different from one section to the next. Satisfies the Arts and Humanities and Writing Designated core requirements.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Crosslisted with IST 313.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    IST 313 - World Literature


    An exploration of major works of World Literature from the 17th century through the present. The course will examine representative literature through the lens of genre, theme, major figures, minority voices, major events, literary periods, or national origins. Possible topics include Eastern, Western, African, Asian, Australian, Latin American, and Russian Literature. Students may take more than one section of this course as long as the topic is different from one section to the next. Satisfies the Arts and Humanities and Writing Designated core requirement.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Crosslisted with ENG 313.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    REL 104 - World Religions


    A survey of major world faiths, focusing on beliefs and teachings concerning God, humanity, the world, concepts of salvation and destiny. The course also explores worship and cultural contribution of the various religions, as well as their influences in the world today. Satisfies the Arts and Humanities core requirement.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    ENG 305 - Writing for Inquiry


    An advanced writing course that helps students develop critical thinking and writing skills as well as the spirit of questioning and inquiry. Satisfies the Arts and Humanities and Writing Designated core requirements.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    CMM 207 - Writing for Media


    An introduction to the styles and formats used for writing for various genres and media with an emphasis on print and broadcast journalism. The course will cover, but is not limited to, writing and reporting for print, radio and television; generating a screen play for film; and writing reviews; writing for blogs; and writing for photo essays. Satisfies the Writing Designated core requirement.

    (Cr: 3)
  
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    CMM 255 - Writing for the Screen


     Students learn dramatic and documentary forms of writing for the screen with the goal of producing materials that can be applied to actual productions in subsequent CMM courses.  Format, character, conflict, story structure, transition, revision and preparation will be explored through exercises, class readings, short screenplays and class critiques. Satisfies the Writing Designated core requirement.

     

    Prerequisites & Notes

    CMM110 or permission of the instructor.

    (Cr: 3)

  
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    ART 266 - Writing in the Arts Seminar


    Seminar that introduces students to various types and styles of art writing. Provides practical experience in writing artist statements, press releases, educational materials, exhibition critiques and critical, and historical essays. Satisfies the Arts and Humanities and Writing Designated core requirements.

    (Cr: 3)
 

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