Jul 01, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ART - Art

  
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    ART 2430 - Silkscreen


    Credit(s): 3
    Fundamental processes and design for silkscreen printmaking. Specific instructions in hand-cut, screen-print and photo techniques. Planning of individual design problems is stressed.

    Prerequisite(s): ART 2400C  with a minimum grade of C
  
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    ART 2500C - Beginning Painting


    Credit(s): 3
    Projects in painting with emphasis on the exploration of methods and media and the development of individual concepts.

    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

  
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    ART 2602 - Digital Imaging


    Credit(s): 3
    This course explores the fundamentals of graphic design; students develop an understanding to the industry and design principles through projects emphasizing the process of design, exposure to contemporary designers and methods of investigation.

    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

  
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    ART 2701C - Beginning Sculpture


    Credit(s): 3
    Projects in sculpture with emphasis on contemporary theory and issues, the development of individual concepts and the exploration of materials, tools and processes.

    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

  
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    ART 2750C - Beginning Ceramics


    Credit(s): 3
    An introduction to the use of ceramic materials as a means of self-expression and critical exploration.

    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

  
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    ART 2852 - Arts of Resistance


    Credit(s): 3
    Course will take a critical look at the arts as forms of resistance/protest. Topics include a brief history of the subject as well as the contemporary landscape of this field. Students will develop projects using the arts as social practice.

    Course Attribute(s): GCPC - Global Citizens Project Course

  
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    ART 2930 - Selected Topics In Art


    Credit(s): 1-3
    The content of this course will be determined by student demand and instructor interest. Open University offerings under this number may not be counted for degree credit for art majors.

    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

  
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    ART 3310C - Intermediate Drawing


    Credit(s): 3
    An extension of the skills and concepts introduced in Beginning Drawing with an emphasis on individual experimentation and the development of advanced critical and technical skills in the discipline. Repeatable up to 15 hours.

    Prerequisite(s): ART 2301C 
    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required
    • Majors Only

  
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    ART 3380C - Selected Topics in Drawing


    Credit(s): 3
    Selected Topics in Drawing is an intermediate course providing focused exploration of content specific to the discipline. It furthers the development of skills and critical discourse in the field. Majors only. Repeatable up to 15 hours.

    Prerequisite(s): ART 2203C , ARH 2050 , ARH 2051 , ART 2301C , ART 3310C 
    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

  
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    ART 3403C - Intermediate Printmaking


    Credit(s): 3
    This course concentrates on developing intermediate skills in printmaking with particular emphasis on conceptual topics The course is intended for majors. Repeatable up to 15 hours.

    Prerequisite(s): ARH 2050 , ARH 2051 , ART 2301C , ART 2201C , ART 2203C , ART 3310C , ART 2400C .
  
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    ART 3461C - Selected Topics in Printmaking


    Credit(s): 3
    Selected Topics in Printmaking is an intermediate course providing focused exploration of content specific to the discipline. It furthers the development of skills and critical discourse in the field. Majors only. Repeatable up to 15 hours.

    Prerequisite(s): ART 2203C , ARH 2050 , ARH 2051 , ART 2301C , ART 3310C , ART 2400C , ART 3401C
    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

  
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    ART 3465 - Digital Printmaking


    Credit(s): 3
    An investigation of printmaking using the computer as a design interface between electronic and traditional printmaking processes. Repeatable up to 9 hours.

    Prerequisite(s): ART 3612C  or ART 2400C 
    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

  
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    ART 3513C - Selected Topics in Painting


    Credit(s): 3
    Selected Topics in Painting is an intermediate course providing focused exploration of content specific to the discipline. It furthers the development of skills and critical discourse in the field. Majors only. Repeatable up to 15 hours.

    Prerequisite(s): ART 2203C , ARH 2050 , ARH 2051 , ART 2301C , ART 3310C , ART 2500C , ART 3530C .
    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

  
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    ART 3530C - Intermediate Painting


    Credit(s): 3
    An extension of the skills and concepts introduced in Beginning Painting with an emphasis on individual experimentation and the development of advanced critical and technical skills in the discipline. Repeatable up to 15 hours.

    Prerequisite(s): ART 2201C , ART 2203C , ART 2301C , ART 2500C , ART 3310C , ARH 2050 , ARH 2051 
    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

  
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    ART 3610C - Digital Modeling


    Credit(s): 3
    Exploration of 3D digital modeling techniques for the creative arts. Provides study in the history, theory, and practices of 3D digital modeling. Students model, texture, and light models in a 3D environment.

    Other Information: Course is not repeatable.
  
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    ART 3612C - Beginning Video, Animation and Digital Arts


    Credit(s): 3
    An introductory exploration of the use of video, animation, and digital art as media for making contemporary art. Emphasis is on all levels of production, concept development, and the history and theory of media, moving image, sound, and animation.

  
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    ART 3613C - Live Action Filmmaking


    Credit(s): 3
    Students develop a comprehensive understanding of Independent Cinema by producing short film projects. Topics include scriptwriting, professional production tools and practices, and exhibition. Non-repeatable. For majors and non-majors with prerequisite.

    Prerequisite(s): ART 3612C .
  
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    ART 3616C - Computer Animation


    Credit(s): 3
    Hands-on exploration of issues, principles, and practices involved in the creation of 2D animation. Traditional methods are combined with animation and imaging software. Focus is on individual creative growth.

    Prerequisite(s): ART 3612C 
    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

    Other Information: Not repeatable.
  
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    ART 3618 - Technology Essentials for Artists


    Credit(s): 3
    Course provides foundation in the use of technology for Fine Arts majors. Technical and critical skills used to deploy media in the documentation, presentation and promotion of their production in traditional art mediums are explored.

    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required

    Other Information: Non-repeatable.
  
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    ART 3635 - Selected Topics in Video, Animation & Digital Arts


    Credit(s): 3
    Selected Topics in VADA is an intermediate course providing focused exploration on content specific to the discipline. It furthers the development of skills and critical discourse in the field. Majors only. Repeatable up to 15 hours.

    Prerequisite(s): ART 2201C , ART 2203C , ART 2301C , ART 3310C , ART 3612C , ART 3613C , ARH 2050 , ARH 2051 
  
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    ART 3640 - The Art of Video Games


    Credit(s): 3
    The Art of Video Games investigates the emerging role that fine art plays within the video game medium. Students research connections between contemporary art practice and the commercial video game industry and create their own video game.

  
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    ART 3709C - Intermediate Sculpture


    Credit(s): 3
    This course expands upon the principles and processes introduced in Beginning Sculpture, developing a higher level of technical competence and critical sophistication. Repeatable up to 15 hours.

    Prerequisite(s): ART 2201C , ART 2203C , ART 2301C , ART 2701C , ART 3310C , ARH 2050 , ARH 2051 .
  
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    ART 3712C - Multiples, Molds, and Bronzecasting


    Credit(s): 3
    Continued studies and projects in sculpture with an emphasis on the nature of multiples explored through advanced mold making and bronzecasting. This course may not be repeated for credit. The conceptual implications of the multiple will be taught through reading, lecture, discussion and demonstration.

    Prerequisite(s): ART 2701C  and ART 3709C 
    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

  
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    ART 3735 - Selected Topics in Sculpture


    Credit(s): 3
    Selected Topics in Sculpture is an intermediate course providing focused exploration of content specific to the discipline. It furthers the development of skills and critical discourse in the field. Repeatable up to 15 hours.

    Prerequisite(s): ART 2203C , ARH 2050 , ARH 2051 , ART 2301C , ART 3310C , ART 2701C , ART 3709C 
    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

  
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    ART 3761C - Intermediate Ceramics


    Credit(s): 3
    Intermediate problems in ceramics and emphasis on the exploration of methods and media and the development of individual concepts. Repeatable up to 15 hours.

    Prerequisite(s): ART 2201C , ART 2203C , ART 2301C , ART 2750C , ART 3310C , ARH 2050 , ARH 2051 .
    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

  
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    ART 3781C - Selected Topics in Ceramics


    Credit(s): 3
    Selected Topics in Ceramics is an intermediate course providing focused exploration of content specific to the discipline. It furthers the development of skills and critical discourse in the field. Majors only. Repeatable up to 15 hours.

    Prerequisite(s): ART 2203C , ARH 2050 , ARH 2051 , ART 2301C , ART 3310C , ART 2750C , ART 3761C 
    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

  
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    ART 3843C - Site, Installation, and Performance


    Credit(s): 3
    Continued studies and projects in sculpture with an emphasis on site-specific sculpture, installation and performance. A critical and cultural awareness of contemporary issues and media in sculpture will be developed through studio projects assigned readings, discussions, critiques and demonstrations. The course may not be repeated for credit.

    Prerequisite(s): ART 2701C  and ART 3709C 
    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

  
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    ART 3939 - RealWorld


    Credit(s): 3
    Offers studio students the opportunity to analyze their experiences as art majors and explore options available to visual artists upon completion of their degree.

    Prerequisite(s): ART 3618 
    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required
    • Majors Only

    Other Information: Studio Majors
  
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    ART 4320C - Advanced Drawing


    Credit(s): 3
    Continued projects in drawing.

    Prerequisite(s): ART 3939 , ARH 4450 , ARH 4475C 
    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required
    • Majors Only
    • Consent of Instructor/Department

    Other Information: 15 hours of Intermediate courses in the discipline with major GPA 3.25 are required prior to taking this course.
    This course is repeatable.
  
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    ART 4402C - Advanced Printmaking


    Credit(s): 3
    This course is designed as an advanced printmaking studio and emphasizes content and meaning in visual imagery. The student is encouraged to work in a specific printmaking medium (intaglio, relief, lithography or screen printing) and develop a cohesive series of images.

    Prerequisite(s): ART 3939 , ARH 4450 , ARH 4475C 
    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required
    • Majors Only
    • Consent of Instructor/Department

    Other Information: 12 hours of Intermediate courses in the discipline and a 3.25 major GPA are required prior to taking this course.
    This course is repeatable.
  
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    ART 4520C - Advanced Painting


    Credit(s): 3
    Continued projects in painting.

    Prerequisite(s): ART 3939 , ARH 4450 , ARH 4475C ,
    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required
    • Majors Only
    • Consent of Instructor/Department

    Other Information: 12 hours of Intermediate courses in the discipline and a 3.25 major GPA are required prior to taking this course.
    The course is repeatable.
  
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    ART 4614C - Advanced Video, Animation and Digital Arts


    Credit(s): 3
    Advanced exploration of issues and practices in the creation of experimental computer art. Continues an interdisciplinary approach to video, animation, 3D modeling and electronic arts with a focus on individual and group projects.

    Prerequisite(s): ART 3939 , ARH 4450 , ARH 4475C 
    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required
    • Majors Only
    • Consent of Instructor/Department

    Other Information: 12 hours of Intermediate courses in the discipline and a 3.25 major GPA are required prior to taking this course.
    This course is repeatable.
  
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    ART 4634C - Visual Design for the Internet


    Credit(s): 3
    This upper level course builds upon the concepts students encountered in the introductory level graphic design courses and focuses upon web content creation and animation techniques.

    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

  
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    ART 4642 - Digital Fabrications for Artists


    Credit(s): 3
    Study and use of digital imaging and modeling software (CAD, CAM) for creation of physical artworks using CNC (digital fabrications) equipment; Grounded in contemporary and historical practices.

    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required

    Other Information: Course repeatable up to 6 credits.
  
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    ART 4710C - Advanced Sculpture


    Credit(s): 3
    Continued problems in sculpture. Repeatable.

    Prerequisite(s): ART 3939 , ARH 4450 , ARH 4475C 
    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required
    • Majors Only
    • Consent of Instructor/Department

    Other Information: 12 hours of Intermediate courses in the discipline and a 3.25 major GPA are a required prior to taking this course.
    This course is repeatable.
  
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    ART 4782C - Advanced Ceramics


    Credit(s): 3
    Continued problems in ceramics.

    Prerequisite(s): ART 3939 , ARH 4450 , ARH 4475C 
    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required
    • Majors Only
    • Consent of Instructor/Department

    Other Information: 12 hours of Intermediate courses in the discipline and a 3.25 major GPA are required prior to taking this course.
    The course is repeatable.
  
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    ART 4806 - Theme Studio


    Credit(s): 3
    Theme Studio

    Prerequisite(s): All preparation courses plus course in Studio Workshop I.
    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

  
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    ART 4814 - Paris Art Studio


    Credit(s): 3
    This course will explore contemporary and historic Paris as a subject and source for artmaking, drawing upon a range of concepts and strategies that emphasize imaginative encounters with its space, streets, museums, architecture and people.

    Prerequisite(s): ART 2201C 
  
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    ART 4900 - Directed Reading


    Credit(s): 1-4
    A course of reading and study in an area of special concerned governed by student demand, instructor interest and/or department requirements. Registration is by contract only. Repeatable.

    Other Information: Registration by contract only.
  
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    ART 4905 - Directed Study


    Credit(s): 1-4
    Independent studies in the various areas of Visual Arts. Course of study and credits must be assigned prior to registration. Repeatable.

    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required
    • Consent of Instructor/Department

    Other Information: Registration by contract only.
  
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    ART 4925 - Media Workshop: Design Production


    Credit(s): 3
    This upper level technology course will develop in-depth understanding of graphic software and print production techniques. Students will review software programs, file preparation requirements, and print production standards.

    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

    Other Information: Graphic design majors
  
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    ART 4930 - Selected Topics In Art


    Credit(s): 1-3
    The content of this course will be determined by student demand and instructor interest. Open University offerings under this number may not be counted for degree credit for art majors. Repeatable.

    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required
    • Consent of Instructor/Department

  
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    ART 4940 - Art and Art History Internship


    Credit(s): 3
    The Art Internship requires students to engage in art or art history related activities that expand upon their traditional academic experience. This course is a contract that a student will procure and complete an internship at various sites.

    Course Attribute(s): INT - Internship, TGEH - High Impact Practice

    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required
    • Majors Only

  
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    ART 4970C - Senior Thesis


    Credit(s): 4
    The creation of a coherent body of advanced level artwork that is supported by a written document describing processes working procedures, research, context and content of the artwork itself.

    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required
    • Majors Only
    • Consent of Instructor/Department

  
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    ART 5390C - Drawing


    Credit(s): 4
    Advanced problems in various drawing techniques. Emphasis on individual creative expression. Repeatable.

    Prerequisite(s): ART 4320C
  
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    ART 5448C - Intaglio


    Credit(s): 4
    Investigations into more complex intaglio processes including photoengraving and color printing procedures. Emphasis on personal conceptual development in graphic media.

  
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    ART 5580C - Painting


    Credit(s): 4
    Research in painting

  
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    ART 5740C - Sculpture


    Credit(s): 4
    Advanced problems in the various techniques of sculpture. Emphasis on individual creative expression. Repeatable.

    Prerequisite(s): ART 2701C 
  
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    ART 5790C - Ceramics


    Credit(s): 4
    Advanced problems in the various ceramic techniques, including throwing and glaze calculation. Repeatable.

    Prerequisite(s): ART 2750C 
  
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    ART 5910 - Research


    Credit(s): 1-4

ASH - Asian History

  
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    ASH 2270 - Southeast Asian History


    Credit(s): 3
    This course examines the origins and development of Southeast Asian history over the past two millennia. Southeast Asia is comprised of Burma, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Indonesia, the Philippines, and East Timor.

    Course Attribute(s): HHCP - Human Historical Context & Process, CAHU - Humanities

  
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    ASH 3404 - Modern China


    Credit(s): 3
    Political, economic, and social history of China from the time of the first major Western contacts (17th-18th Centuries) through the consolidation of socialism in the late 1950’s, and the Great Leap Forward.


ASL - American Sign Language

  
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    ASL 2140C - Basic American Sign Language


    Credit(s): 4
    Introduction to American Sign Language (ASL) as used in the deaf community. General discussion of ASL structure and introduction to various manual communication systems and philosophies. Emphasis on building a basic vocabulary. One hour of laboratory course work is included. Open to all majors.

    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required
    • Consent of Instructor/Department

  
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    ASL 2150C - Intermediate American Sign Language


    Credit(s): 4
    A continuation of the basic course which expands the student’s signing skills and introduces American Sign Language (ASL) idioms. Provides a greater opportunity for skill development in ASL structure and idiomatic usage. One hour of laboratory course work is included.

    Prerequisite(s): ASL 2140C 
    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required
    • Consent of Instructor/Department

  
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    ASL 2160C - Advanced American Sign Language


    Credit(s): 3
    A continuation of the study of American Sign Language (ASL) at the advanced skill level. Added emphasis on idioms, body language, and facial expression as an integral part of ASL. An hour of laboratory course work is included.

    Prerequisite(s): ASL 2150C  
    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required
    • Consent of Instructor/Department

  
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    ASL 2220C - American Sign Language 4


    Credit(s): 3
    This course is a continuation of the study of American Sign Language (ASL) at the highly advanced level. It provides added emphasis on skill development of the language, including storytelling and poetry. One-hour laboratory course work is included.

    Course Attribute(s): GCPC - Global Citizens Project Course

    Prerequisite(s): ASL 2160C  
  
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    ASL 2300C - Structure of Sign Language


    Credit(s): 3
    This course is a basic introduction of semiotic and linguistic consideration of American Sign Language (ASL). It includes aspects of phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and discourse of ASL. A one-hour laboratory is incorporated into the coursework.

    Prerequisite(s): ASL 2160C  
  
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    ASL 3005 - History of the Deaf Community


    Credit(s): 3
    Topics in the history of the Deaf community in the U.S. from the Eighteenth Century to the present, including language, culture, identities, education, labor, political, eugenics, and organizations.

  
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    ASL 3324 - Advanced ASL Discourse


    Credit(s): 3
    This course will focus solely on developing language skills within ASL, which are preliminary steps for interpretation, and will also address the development of student’s ability to segment information and perform various cognitive tasks intralingually.

    Prerequisite(s): ASL 2140C , ASL 2150C , ASL 2160C , ASL 2220C , ASL 2300C 
  
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    ASL 3505 - Advanced Deaf Cultural Studies


    Credit(s): 3
    Advanced concepts relative to American Deaf culture, including cultural conflicts, tensions, and contradictions. Comprehensive study of the Deaf-World through analysis of historical events, current issues, and expressions of Deaf people themselves.

    Prerequisite(s): ASL 3514  with a minimum grade of C-
  
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    ASL 3514 - Deaf Culture


    Credit(s): 3
    This is an introduction to Deaf culture, the emergence of the Deaf community as a linguistic and cultural group, and the history of American Sign Language. Students will study cultural norms, values, and rules of social behavior of the Deaf community.

    Course Attribute(s): WRIN - Writing Intensive Capstone, TGED - Human & Cultural Diversity (also requires two Global Citizens Project learning outcomes), 6ACT - Gordon Communication Requirement, 6ACT - State Communication Requirement, GCPC - Global Citizens Project Course

  
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    ASL 3517 - Audism, Linguicism, and Systems of Oppression


    Credit(s): 1
    Examines various forms of oppression through a comparative study spanning cultures and communities. Examines parallels between common forms of oppression and forms specific to the Deaf-World.

  
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    ASL 4202 - American Sign Language 5


    Credit(s): 3
    This course is a continuation of the study of American Sign Language (ASL) at an advanced level. Emphasis on skill development of the language and grammar, including spontaneous discussions, formal debates on current topics, and rehearsed presentations.

    Prerequisite(s): ASL 2220C  with a minimum grade of C-
  
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    ASL 4405 - Sign Language Codes


    Credit(s): 3
    A review of the sign systems (SEE I, SEE II, LOVE, and Signed English) used to code messages through the use of sign. The student will have the opportunity to practice one of the sign systems.

  
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    ASL 4435 - Fundamentals of Fingerspelling


    Credit(s): 2
    A concentrated study of technique in fingerspelling emphasizing clarity and rhythm in expression as well as receptive understanding.

    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required
    • Consent of Instructor/Department

  
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    ASL 4515 - Leadership, Advocacy and Issues in Deaf Studies


    Credit(s): 3
    This course introduces the student to current issues and topics in the political and advocacy arenas of the American Deaf Community, including Federal Laws and regulations impacting Deaf and Hard of Hearing children and adults.

    Prerequisite(s): ASL 4202  with a minimum grade of C
  
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    ASL 4602 - Methods of Teaching American Sign Language


    Credit(s): 3
    This course introduces students to current theories in curriculum design for teaching American Sign Language (ASL). Instructional methods/materials in second language acquisition and the teaching of ASL included as well.

    Prerequisite(s): ASL 2220C  with a minimum grade of C-, ASL 2300C  with a minimum grade of C-, LIN 4721  with a minimum grade of C-
  
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    ASL 4700 - ASL Literature


    Credit(s): 3
    This course will explore the role of ASL literature (such as visual-spatial stories, plays, poetry, etc.) used and created by culturally Deaf individuals so as to understand its purpose and importance within the Deaf community.


ASN - Asian Studies

  
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    ASN 3012 - Japan Today


    Credit(s): 3
    Area study courses are multi-disciplinary in nature and deal with one or more countries of a region. Each course combines some measure of political, economic, historical, religious, geographic, anthropological, and sociological analysis in dealing with salient features and current problems.

  
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    ASN 3014 - China Today


    Credit(s): 3
    Area study courses are multi-disciplinary in nature and deal with one or more countries of a region. Each course combines some measure of political, economic, historical, religious, geographic, anthropological, and sociological analysis in dealing with salient features and current problems.

  
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    ASN 3030 - The Middle East


    Credit(s): 3
    Area study courses are multi-disciplinary in nature and deal with one or more countries of a region. Each course combines some measure of political, economic, historical, religious, geographic, anthropological, and sociological analysis in dealing with salient features and current problems.

  
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    ASN 3201 - East Asian Cinema


    Credit(s): 3
    This survey course focuses primarily on recent masterpieces from Japan, mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and South Korea. We will look at directors, studios, genres, and film movements that leave a lasting mark on film history.

  
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    ASN 4414 - Introduction to East Asian Cultures


    Credit(s): 3
    This course introduces major texts that have contributed to the cultural foundations of Chinese, Japanese and Korean civilizations. We will examine the transformation of East Asian civilizations and their critical importance in the contemporary world.


AST - Astronomy

  
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    AST 2002 - Descriptive Astronomy


    Credit(s): 3
    An introductory and overview of astronomy course. It is designed to introduce a broad range of topics in astronomy that will be discussed in greater detail in more advanced classes.

    Course Attribute(s): CANP - Natural Sciences (Physical Science), SMNS - Natural Sciences, SGEN - General Education Core Natural Sciences, SMEL - General Education Elective

  
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    AST 2004 - Stellar Astronomy and Cosmology


    Credit(s): 3
    AST2004 is an introduction and overview of the Stellar astronomy and Cosmology. It is designed to complement AST2003 to give a comprehensive overview of the science of Astronomy.

    Course Attribute(s): CANP - Natural Sciences (Physical Science)

  
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    AST 3033 - Contemporary Thinking in Astronomy


    Credit(s): 3
    Seminar designed to assist the layman, with no scientific background, in comprehending contemporary developments in Astronomy. Necessary background material is provided by the instructor and a text. Topics covered in recent years include the space program, pulsars, x-ray astronomy, black holes, extra-terrestrial life, interacting galaxies, cosmology.

    Restriction(s):
    • Senior Standing
    • Junior Standing

  
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    AST 3044 - Archaeoastronomy


    Credit(s): 3
    Astronomical concepts and observational techniques used by prehistoric/ancient peoples for detecting change of seasons, constructing calendars, predicting eclipses, etc. Particular attention is given to Stonehenge, and to works of N.A. Indians, the Maya and Aztecs, and the Egyptians. Lec.-Lab.

    Restriction(s):
    • Senior Standing
    • Junior Standing

  
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    AST 3652 - Navigation


    Credit(s): 3
    Timekeeping, use of sextant, constellations, celestial navigation with minimum equipment, spherical astronomy.

    Prerequisite(s): Some knowledge of geometry, algebra, and trigonometry.
  
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    AST 3930 - Selected Topics in Astronomy


    Credit(s): 1-3
    Course content will depend upon the interest of the faculty member and student demand.

  
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    AST 4217 - Stellar Astrophysics


    Credit(s): 3
    An introduction to the physics of stars, including their birth, chemical make-up, interior processes, evolution, and eventual end states. Topics will include the H-R diagram, polytropic models, white dwarfs, neutron stars, black holes, and supernovae.

    Prerequisite(s): PHY 3101  with a minimum grade of C
  
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    AST 4721L - Astrophysics Laboratory


    Credit(s): 3
    Advanced-level laboratory in astronomy and astrophysics expanding on topics covered in Modern Physics. Experiments include photometry, emission and absorption spectroscopy, speed-of-light measurement, data analysis, and telescope observations.

    CoPrerequisite(s): PHY 3822L  with a minimum grade of C-


ATR - Athletic Training

  
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    ATR 1000 - Introduction to Athletic Training


    Credit(s): 3
    The purpose of this course is to familiarize students with the field of athletic training and the preparation necessary to become an athletic trainer.

  
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    ATR 2010C - Care and Prevention of Physical Injuries


    Credit(s): 3
    Principles and techniques of conditioning athletes for competition; prevention and care of injuries in physical education and athletic activities.

    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required
    • Consent of Instructor/Department

  
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    ATR 3102C - Athletic Training Techniques


    Credit(s): 3
    Overview course including basic components of the athletic training profession including the prevention, recognition and evaluation and immediate care of athletic injuries. Medical terminology, emergency procedures, and taping procedures will be covered.

    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

    Other Information: Athletic Training majors
  
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    ATR 3123 - Foundations of Athletic Training


    Credit(s): 3
    Foundational topics in athletic training including anatomy review as it relates to diagnosis and treatment of athletic injuries. Other topic areas to include pharmacology, environmental issues and other current topics in athletic training. AT Majors only.

    Prerequisite(s): ATR 3213C, ATR 3102C.
  
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    ATR 3132 - Kinesiology and Pathomechanics


    Credit(s): 3
    A study of the structure and function of the skeletal and muscular systems and of mechanical principles related to psycho-motor performance. Open to non-majors.

  
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    ATR 3202 - Measurement and Evaluation in Athletic Training


    Credit(s): 3
    This course is an introduction to the study and practice of measurement and evaluation techniques used in the assessment and rehabilitation of orthopedic injuries. AT majors only. Credit not repeatable.

  
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    ATR 3212C - Upper Extremity Assessment


    Credit(s): 3
    The study and practice of techniques used when assessing athletic injuries to the upper extremity, head and spine.

    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

    Other Information: Athletic Training majors
  
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    ATR 3213C - Lower Extremity Assessment


    Credit(s): 3
    The study and practice of techniques used when assessing injuries to the lower extremity, hip, pelvis, low back and gait.

    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

    Other Information: Athletic Training majors
  
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    ATR 3512 - Athletic Training Administration and Policy


    Credit(s): 3
    Analysis and application of organizational skills and administrative structure of the athletic training profession, including current theory about budget management, medical record keeping, drug testing, facility design and maintenance, legal aspects of sports medicine, athletic physical examinations, medical ethics, current educational concepts, and administrative policy.

    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

    Other Information: Athletic Training majors
  
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    ATR 3513 - Documentation in Athletic Training


    Credit(s): 1
    Designed to prepare athletic training students with an introduction to the foundation of appropriate terminology, documentation, and communication methods as they relate to athletic training and sports medicine. Majors only.

    Corequisite(s): PET 3202
    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

    Other Information: Athletic Training majors
  
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    ATR 3812L - Clinical Experience in Athletic Training I


    Credit(s): 3
    Performance of basic athletic training skills under the supervision of a clinical instructor at various sites. Students develop competence in introductory and mid-level athletic training skills. Weekly seminar also required.

    Prerequisite(s): ATR 3822L
    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

    Other Information: Athletic Training majors
  
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    ATR 3822L - Clinical Experience in Athletic Training II


    Credit(s): 3
    Performance of basic athletic training skills under the supervision of a clinical instructor at various sites. Students develop competence in introductory athletic training skills. A weekly seminar is also required.

    Prerequisite(s): ATR 3102C
    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

    Other Information: Athletic Training majors
  
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    ATR 4223 - Advanced Athletic Training


    Credit(s): 3
    Advanced techniques in athletic training including orthopedic assessment, casting and bracing and imaging techniques.

    Prerequisite(s): ATR 3212C and ATR 3213C
    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

    Other Information: Athletic Training majors
  
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    ATR 4302C - Therapeutic Modalities


    Credit(s): 3
    This course provides an introduction to the theoretical and practical applications of modalities for the prevention, management and rehabilitation of physically active individuals. Concepts pertaining to the use of pharmacology, thermotherapy, cryotherapy, electrical stimulation, hydrotherapy, fluidotherapy, ultrasound, biofeedback and manual techniques will be emphasized.

    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

    Other Information: Athletic Training majors
  
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    ATR 4314C - Therapeutic Rehabilitation


    Credit(s): 3
    Theories and applications methods of comprehensive therapeutic treatment and rehabilitation programs for injuries commonly sustained by the physically active.

    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

    Other Information: Athletic Training majors
  
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    ATR 4432 - General Medical Conditions in the Athlete


    Credit(s): 3
    Advanced theory of pathology in injury, management of tissue and bone healing environments, disease, internal illness and injury and other general medical conditions. Issues related to radiology and pharmacology are also discussed.

    Prerequisite(s): ATR 3212C and ATR 3213C
    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

    Other Information: Athletic Training majors
  
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    ATR 4504 - Seminar in Sports Medicine


    Credit(s): 3
    The advanced study, writing, reflection and discussion of current athletic training issues. Emphasis is on professional preparation, scientific inquiry, credentialing, governance, employment practices, ethics, and scope of practice issues.

    Course Attribute(s): 6ACT - State Communication Requirement, 6ACT - Gordon Communication Requirement, WRIN - Writing Intensive Capstone

    Prerequisite(s): ATR 4432.
  
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    ATR 4832L - Clinical Experience in Athletic Training III


    Credit(s): 3
    Performance of mid-level athletic training skills under the supervision of a clinical instructor at various sites. Students develop competence in mid-level and advanced athletic training skills. Weekly seminar also required.

    Prerequisite(s): ATR 3822L
    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

    Other Information: Athletic Training majors
  
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    ATR 4842L - Clinical Experience in Athletic Training IV


    Credit(s): 3
    Continuation of clinical experience utilizing new skills under the direction of an NATABOC certified/state licensed athletic trainer accompanied by a one-hour seminar each week. This course provides students with the opportunity to develop competence in a variety of mid-level and advanced athletic training skills. Students may be assigned to a USF athletic team and/or one or more off-campus clinical affiliations. Students at this level will develop instruction skills by acting as peer-supervisors for level I, II and III students.

    Prerequisite(s): ATR 4832L
    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

    Other Information: Athletic Training majors
 

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