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AA295 AA295 Portfolio and Synthesis

This course is designed for students to reflect upon what they have learned while completing their Associate of Arts degree. Students will examine how their personal strengths, personal limitations, academic goals and career goals will integrate as they leave the AA program and begin new endeavors. Students will produce a portfolio illustrating their personal, professional and academic growth while in the AA program.

ACC-201 Prin of Acct (Financial)

This class introduces the student to the role of accounting in the business world. The principles and concepts of financial accounting and analysis of accounting statements are covered. Accounting cycles, procedures and balanced sheet classifications are emphasized.

ACC-202 Prin of Acct (Managerial)

This course is continuation of ACC201 with an emphasis on liabilities, corporate equity measure measurement and earnings per share calculations. The course examines the evaluation of financial goals with an introduction to managerial accounting topics including cost/volume/profit analysis, responsibility accounting, allocation methodologies, budgets and cash flow. (Prerequisite: ACC201)

ACC-311 Intermediate Accounting I

This course is an expansion of topics covered briefly in Principles of Accounting. The course develops the student�s ability to analyze complex financial accounting reporting problems and discusses financial accounting measurements, revenue and expense recognition, inventory cost and valuation, long-lived assets, costing valuation and amortization. The student is also introduced to selected topics in international accounting. (Prerequisite: ACC202)

ACC-312 Intermediate Accounting II

This course is a continuation of ACC311 with emphasis on liabilities, corporate equity measurement and earnings per share. The course also explores the areas of evaluation of financial goals, performance review and special topics in financial reporting, such as: accounting for income taxes, leases, pensions and cash flow. (Prerequisite: ACC311)

ACC-411 Advanced Accounting

This course covers the advanced study of accounting principles including: accounting for combined corporate entities, consolidated statement preparation and analysis, branch accounting, partnership accounting, accounting for international transactions, governmental accounting, non-profit accounting and accounting for bankruptcies, estates and trusts. (Prerequisite: ACC 312).

ACC-412 Auditing

This course defines the ethical and legal responsibilities of the auditor and covers the topics of the preparation of the audit program and working papers for the audit of the financial statements in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards (GAAS). (Prerequisite: ACC312)

ACC-413 Cost Accounting

This course develops and uses accounting data for managerial decision-making. Cost concepts for planning and control, cost/volume/profit relationships, responsibility accounting and inventory planning and control emphasized. (Prerequisite: ACC202)

ACC-415 Biblical Christianity

Students study selected Old and New Testament texts and explore the historical Biblical perspective of Christianity in the context of grace and the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Students learn how religious issues have been addressed and incorporated throughout different eras of history. Students learn how Christianity has shaped elements of management, how Biblical principles can shape individuals for strong leadership, and how to better understand Christians in the workplace within a

ACC-421 Int'l Non-profit Gov't Acctg

This course will explore the topics of international transactions, the preparation of financial statements for multi-national corporations, accounting for estates and trusts, accounting for non-profit organizations and accounting for governmental entities.

ACC-422 Fin Acctg Thry & Analysis

The course will consist of a number of readings in accounting theory and the application of those readings to specific situations using the case study approach.The course will emphasize the development of critical thinking skills and the development of oral and written communication skills.

ACC-435 Philosophy of Values & Ethics

The students will understand and integrate ethics in professional and personal decisions. Students will apply an ethical framework called, The Stewardship Principles, to a variety of issues in the profession of Accounting and develop their own ethical framework for ethical decisions in their personal lives as well as in public and employment/work situations.

ACC-440 Forensic Accounting

Overview of the nature of accounting fraud and how it is committed including an introduction to the actions that can be taken to determine the presence of fraud and procedures that can be implemented to deter fraud.

ACC-465 Forensic Accounting

The course introduces students to the emerging discipline of forensic accounting. Through case studies and other techniques students will learn the core tools, procedures and techniques in forensic accounting

ACC-498 Accounting Internship

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ACI471 ACI471 Hist & Theories of Creativity

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ACI472 ACI472 Enhancing Creativity

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ACI473 ACI473 New Product Service and Devel

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ACI474 ACI474 Creative Process Innovation

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ACI475 ACI475 Topics in Applied Creativity

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ANT-101 Cultural Anthropology

Anthropology examines the perspectives of human existence in all places and time. Cultural anthropology looks particularly at the patterned behavior that people learn and practice in society. Both nonliterate societies are studied as well as the complex ones of Western cultures. While the course focuses on basic anthropological concepts, students may also learn by doing original fieldwork.

ANT20X ANT20X Cultural Anthropology

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ARB-101 Arabic Language and Culture I

This course will introduce students to the basics of the Arabic language. The focus will be on learning the fundamentals of classical Arabic and on practicing conversational Arabic. Students will learn both written and spoken Arabic, Level 1. In addition to learning the Arabic language, students will also be introduced to Arab culture and will explore the mutually influential relationship between Arabic language and culture.

ARB-201 Arabic Language & Culture II

This course is an intermediate Arabic course. Students will expand on their learning from Arabic 101 and continue learning the grammar, vocabulary, and uses of the Arabic language. The focus will be on learning intermediate levels of classical Arabic and on gaining more practice in conversational Arabic. Students will learn both written and spoken Arabic, Level 2. In addition to learning the Arabic language, students will also learn more about Arab culture and will explore the mutually

ARB-488 Arabic Independent Study

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ARC-101 Intro to Archaeology

This course surveys the history and methods of the discipline of archaeology. It examines the relationships between historical records and material remains, and it provides hands-on experience with material remains.

ARC102 ARC102 Excavating the Holy Lands

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ARC210 ARC210 The Galilean World of Jesus

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ARC-250 Near Eastern Archaeology

The course surveys the archaeology of the Levant from prehistoric times into the Islamic periods. It explores sites, monuments, and artistic remains as expressions of each society's institutions, beliefs, and self understanding. This course also introduces the main issues in the practice of Near Eastern archaeology.

ARC-301 Palestine & Material Remains

Students pursue a selective acquaintance with the geography, history and material remains of Palestine. Extensive reading, travel to Israel, volunteer participation in a dig and reflective writing enable students to grasp the significance of the land, its cultures, religions, and remains.

ARC-351 Field Archaelogy

Through work at a field site, students gain experience in the excavation, recording, collection, conservation, and interpretation of material remains.

ARC-488 Archaeology Ind. Study

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ARC-498 Archaeology Lab Internship

This internship provides the student with an in-depth experience in a lab setting that processes and documents archaeological finds. The student learns to apply standard techniques and practices.

ARC602 ARC602 Excavating the Holy Lands

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ARC610 ARC610 Galilean World of Jesus

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ART-100 Fine Arts Colloquium

A Pass/No Pass lab course designed to directly introduce students to some of the Twin Cities arts communities. Students will interact with professional and amateur artists and activities from a variety of fine and performing arts disciplines. Learning will be assessed through written expression and limited oral communication.

ART-101 Approaching Art

This seven-week course lays the foundation for approaching visual art by introducing fundamental aspects of the nature of art and art making. The course will investigate four areas which are key to appreciating art. These four units will include the importance perceptual skills, the nature of the creative process, the place of art in its cultural context, and the role and processes of abstraction. The course will involve looking at art, reading, writing and speaking about art using acquired

ART-102 2D Design

This course introduces the foundation design elements and principles for two-dimensional design. Compositional problems are introduced and solved in a studio setting. In addition basic two-dimensional media are introduced and explored during the different units of the course of study.

ART-103 3D Design

This course introduces the foundation design elements and principles for three-dimensional design. Compositional problems are introduced and solved in a studio setting. In addition basic three-dimensional media are introduced and explored during the different units of the course of study.

ART-104 Introduction to Art History

A captivating exploration of the history of art in the West and throughout the world, this course encourages students to develop an appreciation for a diverse range of works of art. Students will explore the creation of art, see it as critical thinking, and problem solving that has relevance to their lives. Students will also see art as a rich array of materials and aesthetic elements combined with the inner workings of the human spirit, passion, emotion, and creativity.

ART-105 Color Theory

Traditional and contemporary approaches to color theory will be taught. These ideas will be beneficial for most studio areas and of particular importance to careers in design.

ART-111 Drawing I

This introductory studio course is designed to familiarize beginning students with fundamental techniques and concepts of drawing. In that basic skill building is the core of this course it is a very approachable class for non-art majors. Although some history of drawing will be presented learning will be assessed primarily through portfolio production and review. (Prerequisite: ART101 or consent of instructor)

ART112 ART112 Drawing Basics

This course serves as a brief introduction to observational drawing. It is a prerequesite to the Botanical Illustration Certificate.

ART-121 Painting I

This course is designed to introduce students with fundamental concepts in oil and/or acrylic painting. Historical and contemporary approaches to paiinting will be addressed. Non-art majors can also succeed in this course.

ART122 ART122 Watercolor Basics

This course serves as a brief introduction to watercolor technique. It is a prerequesite to the Botanical Illustration Certificate.

ART123 ART123 Color

This course is an introduction to color theory and color mixing techniques. It is a required part of the Botanical Illustration Certificate.

ART131 ART131 Printmaking I

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ART-141 Photography I

This course is designed to familiarize beginning students with the fundamental techniques and concepts of photographic practices and processes. The use and operation of the 35mm film camera, experimental and traditional black and white darkroom techniques and new digital technologies will be taught through demonstration and assigned projects. Photographic history and criticism will also be introduced. Portfolio production will be the main form of assessment in this introductory course.

ART-142 Intro to Digital Photography

This course is designed to engage students in the basic practices and techniques of creating images with digital technology. The course will focus on a series of varied projects and include aesthetic lectures and critique, as well as basic image manipulation with digital imaging software.

ART14X ART14X Introduction to Art History

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ART-151 Sculpture I

This introductory studio course is designed to familiarize beginning students with the fundamental techniques and concepts of contemporary sculpture. Both additive and reductive sculpture will be explored as students are introduced to both traditional and non-traditional sculpture media. Students will also investigate the relationship of drawing to the sculptural process. Although some 19th and 20th C. sculpture history will be presented, learning will be assessed primarily through portfolio

ART-161 Ceramics I

This introductory studio course is designed to familiarize beginning students with the fundamental techniques and concepts of contemporary ceramic art. Students will see and also investigate sculptural and vessel forms in clay, along with the relationship of drawing to the creative process. Although significant clay art history and technology will be taught, learning will be assessed primarily through portfolio production and review.

ART-171 Survey of Western Art I

This course is designed to introduce students to fundamental concepts in art history as well as important masterworks from the western art tradition. Prehistoric work through the 14th C. will be addressed. Non-art majors can enjoy this course.

ART-172 Survey of Western Art II

This course is designed to introduce students to fundamental concepts in art history as well as important masterworks from the western art tradition. 15th C. work through the present will be addressed. Non-art majors can enjoy this course.

ART-202 Digital Art I

This introductory course is designed to familiarize beginning students with the fundamental techniques and concepts of design using computer technology as the primary medium. Students will build on drawing and composition skills to create designs with a variety of design software programs. Although technological and ethical issues in the field will be addressed, learning will be assessed primarily through portfolio production and review. (Prerequisites: ART102, or consent of instructor).

ART203 ART203 Digital Design II

This course is designed to expand students� facility in using the computer to solve more complex problems. Students will build on drawing, composition and computer skills to create designs with a variety of design software programs. Students will be encouraged to develop a personal voice with the computer. Learning will be assessed primarily through portfolio production and review. (Prerequisite: ART202 or consent of instructor)

ART-211 Illustration

This course introduces the technical and conceptual skills for successful illustration. It is an important foundation for all design and applied arts fields.

ART-212 Illustration

This course introduces the technical and conceptual skills for successful illustration. It is an important foundation for all design and applied arts fields.

ART213 ART213 Botanical Drawing I

This course serves as a brief introduction to oberservational botanical drawing. It is a required part of the Botanical Illustration Certificate.

ART214 ART214 Botanical Drawing II

This course serves to advance the student's skills in observational botanical drawing. It is a required part of the Botanical Illustration Certificate.

ART-221 Painting I

This course is designed to introduce students with fundamental concepts in oil and/or acrylic painting. Historical and contemporary approaches to painting will be addressed. Non-art majors can also succeed in this course.

ART222 ART222 Botanical Watercolor I

This course is an introduction to observational botanical painting with watercolors. It is a required part of the Botanical Illustration Certificate.

ART223 ART223 Botanical Watercolor II

This course advances the student's skills in observational botanical painting with watercolors. It is a required part of the Botanical Illustration Certificate.

ART-231 Relief Print Making

This introductory course is designed to familiarize students with the fundamental techniques and concepts of relief and intaglio printmaking. Students will build on drawing and composition skills to create editions of prints. Techniques covered will include woodcut, linocut, collagraph, and monoprints. Although some history of printmaking will be presented learning will be assessed primarily through portfolio production and review.

ART232 ART232 Screen Printmaking

This introductory course is designed to familiarize beginning students with the fundamental techniques and concepts of screen printmaking. Students will build on drawing and composition skills to create editions of screen prints. Although some history of screen printmaking and lithography will be presented, learning will be assessed primarily through portfolio production and review.

ART233 ART233 Intaglio Printmaking

This course is designed to familiarize beginning students with the fundamental techniques and concepts of intaglio printmaking. Students will build on drawing, composition, and other art skills to create editions of intaglio prints. Techniques covered will include etching, dry point, aquatint, collagraph, monoprinting and photo-polymer plates. Although some history of printmaking will be presented, learning will be assessed primarily through portfolio production and review. (Prerequisites:

ART-241 Photography I

This course is designed to familiarize beginning students with the fundamental techniques and concepts of photographic practices and processes. The use and operation of the 35mm film camera, experimental and traditional black and white darkroom techniques and new digital technologies will be taught through demonstration and assigned projects. Photographic history and criticism will also be introduced. Portfolio production will be the main form of assessment in this introductory course.

ART-251 Sculpture I

This introductory studio course is designed to familiarize beginning students with the fundamental techniques and concepts of contemporary sculpture. Both additive and reductive sculpture will be explored as students are introduced to both traditional and non-traditional sculpture media. Students will also investigate the relationship of drawing to the sculptural process. Although some 19th and 20th C. sculpture history will be presented, learning will be assessed primarily through portfolio

ART-261 Ceramics I

This introductory studio course is designed to familiarize beginning students with the fundamental techniques and concepts of contemporary ceramic art. Students will see and also investigate sculptural and vessel forms in clay, along with the relationship of drawing to the creative process. Although significant clay art history and technology will be taught, learning will be assessed primarily through portfolio production and review.

ART-271 Survey of Western Art I

This course is designed to introduce students to fundamental concepts in art history as well as important masterworks from the western art tradition. Prehistoric work through the 14th C. will be addressed. Non-art majors can enjoy this course.

ART-272 Survey of Western Art II

This course is designed to introduce students to fundamental concepts in art history as well as important masterworks from the western art tradition. 15th C. work through the present will be addressed. Non-art majors can enjoy this course.

ART-273 Ethnographic Art

This course is intended to provide a survey of non-western, world art. It is arranged in multiple units, which will sample ethnographic art from across the world. Cultures from West Africa, the Near East and the Far East, indigenous cultures from the Americas and Oceanic cultures will be surveyed. Special emphasis is placed on relating the art to the cultural contexts from which it came. Influences such as religion and political histories are investigated in their relationship to the art.

ART-282 Graphic Design I

This course lays the foundations of the discipline of graphic design. The course helps students apply concepts of design and color theory into applied arts areas.

ART-284 Graphic Imagery

This hands-on introduction to graphic design encompasses the fundamentals of design theory, process and practice. Emphasis is placed on the development of creative problem solving skills and processes primarily through the creation of structured iconography and letterforms. Students also explore visual communications-related professions and practices.

ART-291 Adobe Creative Suite

Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Acrobat, Bridge, Flash and much more. This project based course will explore the core print, web and interactive design possibilities within the Adobe Creative Suite Design Premium software package. The course material will be tailored to the experience level and interests of the students enrolled. The course is intended to be a jumpstart for the Graphic Design and other digital art courses offered by CSP.

ART-292 Intro to Photoshop

This 5 week course introduces the student to this commonly used software application in the field of design. It is an extremely versatile art creation and photo editing program.

ART-293 Intro to Illustrator

This 5 week course introduces the student to this commonly used software application in the field of design. It is an effective drawing and illustration program.

ART-300 Community Arts

This course is designed to introduce students to the variety of forms community arts programs have taken and are taking across the country. Facets of community arts programs such as legal aspects, funding issues, cooperation and collaboration, as well as aesthetic issues will be explored. Many fine and performing arts genre will be addressed and specific programs will be referenced and researched. Guest presenters from the Twin Cities will play a large part in this course.

ART301 ART301 Community Arts

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ART-302 Digital Art II

This course is designed to expand students� facility in using the computer to solve more complex problems. Students will build on drawing, composition and computer skills to create designs with a variety of design software programs. Students will be encouraged to develop a personal voice with the computer. Learning will be assessed primarily through portfolio production and review. (Prerequisite: ART202 or consent of instructor)

ART-311 Figure Drawing

This course is designed to familiarize beginning students with anatomy and the figure as a subject matter vital in an artist�s vocabulary. Students will build on drawing and composition skills to create designs with a variety of drawing media. Although the history of figurative art will be explored, learning will be assessed primarily through portfolio production and review. (Prerequisites: ART102, ART111 or consent of instructor)

ART314 ART314 Colored Pencils:Sktch & Illus.

In this course the student develops botanical illustration skills using colored pencils. It is a required part of the Botanical Arts Certificate.

ART-321 Painting II

This is an intermediate level course designed to stimulate and further develop an interest in painting methods and techniques for personal expression. Students are encouraged to create and solve specific problems in painting. Learning will be assessed primarily through portfolio production and review and also class participation. (Prerequisite: ART221 or consent of instructor)

ART322 ART322 Painting with Pastels

In this course the student develops botanical arts skills and expression using pastels. It is a required part of the Botanical Arts Certificate.

ART323 ART323 Oriental/Asian Brush Painting

In this course the student develops botanical arts skills and expression using ink wash and eastern brush techniques. It is a required part of the Botanical Arts Certificate.

ART324 ART324 Botanicals in Oil and Acrylic

In this course the student develops botanical arts skills and expression using oil and acrylic painting techniques. It is a required part of the Botanical Arts Certificate.

ART-331 Relief Printmaking

This introductory course is designed to familiarize students with the fundamental techniques and concepts of relief and intaglio printmaking. Students will build on drawing and composition skills to create editions of prints. Techniques covered will include woodcut, linocut, collagraph, and monoprints. Although some history of printmaking will be presented learning will be assessed primarily through portfolio production and review.

ART-332 Screen Printmaking

This course is designed to familiarize beginning students with the fundamental techniques and concepts of silkscreen printmaking. Students will build on drawing and composition skills to create editions of silkscreen prints. Techniques covered will include cut, painted and photographic stencils. Although some history of printmaking will be presented, learning will be assessed primarily through portfolio production and review.

ART-333 Intaglio Printmaking

This course is designed to familiarize beginning students with the fundamental techniques and concepts of intaglio printmaking. Students will build on drawing, composition, and other art skills to create editions of intaglio prints. Techniques covered will include etching, dry point, aquatint, collagraph, monoprinting and photo-polymer plates. Although some history of printmaking will be presented, learning will be assessed primarily through portfolio production and review.

ART-334 Lithography

This intermediate course is designed to familiarize beginning students with the fundamental techniques and concepts of lithographic printmaking. Students will build on drawing and composition skills to create editions of lithographic prints. Although some history of printmaking will be presented, learning will be assessed primarily through portfolio production and review.

ART-341 Photography II

This course expands students' knowledge of the use of the 35 mm camera and black and white darkroom processing and printing. Students learn to control film exposure and development in order to make consistently good prints. Photographic theory is introduced. Students will fully explore their ideas through shooting a lot of film. Learning will be assessed primarily through portfolio development and review, as well as class participation. (Prerequisite: ART 241 or consent of instructor.)

ART-342 Digital Photography

This course will investigate the unique approaches to digital photography as an art form. This field will be compared and contrasted with black and white photography and also explored as its own unique area of artistic investigation. Emphasis will be given to seeing and thinking like an artist.

ART-351 Sculpture II

This is an intermediate level course designed to stimulate and further develop interest in sculptural methods and techniques for personal expression. Media exploration and contemporary aesthetic issues such as environmental sculpture or installation are introduced, as students are encouraged to create and solve problems in sculpture in specific areas of the discipline. Learning will be assessed primarily through portfolio development and review. (Prerequisite: ART251 or consent of instructor)

ART-357 Art in Secondary Education

This course guides prospective junior and senior high school art teachers in understanding the spirit of art teaching and equips them with knowledge and skills necessary for successful teaching. Students will be involved in practical problems of school art both in the classroom and outside the classroom. The course deals with aesthetics, critical program evaluation, research, history and skill building and idea awareness in Discipline Based Art Education. (Prerequisite: acceptance in education

ART-358 Advanced Art Education

This course aims to enable future art teachers to relate the general concepts of art education to specific teaching theories. Past and contemporary theories of art education are studied. In addition, historical approaches to art education are presented, as are a variety of artists� philosophies on the nature of art. (Prerequisite: ED447 or consent of instructor)

ART-361 Ceramics II

This intermediate course is designed to advance students� knowledge of the techniques and concepts of contemporary ceramic art. Students will investigate both sculptural and vessel forms in clay with special emphasis given to exploration of a wide variety of surface treatments. Students will develop substantial knowledge of glaze technologies. Learning will be assessed primarily through portfolio production and review, along with class participation. (Prerequisite: ART261 or consent of

ART-370 Mexican Art and Culture

This course introduces the student to Mexican art and culture through study and experience in Mexico The social, political and historic context of Mexican culture is emphasized. Required pre-trip and post-trip involvement and observation and discussion carry most of the course content. Students must also complete a project following up on the experiential learning.

ART-371 Ancient Western Art

This course examines in some depth drawing, painting, sculptural and architectural traditions from prehistoric times through the Roman Republic at the turn of the millenia. The course links artistic developments with cultural influences, mostly near the Mediterrainean Sea.

ART-372 Early Epoch of Christian Art

This course examines in some depth drawing, painting, sculptural and architectural traditions as they emerge from the Roman Empire at the turn of the millennium through the 14th C. The course links artistic developments with cultural influences and tensions between near east Asia and the west in the middle ages.

ART-373 Ital. Renaissance & Baroq Art

This course examines in depth drawing, painting, sculptural and architectural traditions from the early Renaissance through the 18th C. The course links artistic developments with cultural influences, with an emphasis on Italian art, but also inclusive of northern Europe. (Prerequisite: ART172 or consent )

ART-374 Art Of Mexico

This course is intended to provide a survey of the history of Mexican art. It is arranged in three parts starting with pre-conquest indigenous cultures, which will be the majority of the course emphasis. It will also include the Colonial Period and Revolutionary Art. Special emphasis is placed on relating the art to the cultural contexts from which it came. Influences such as religion and political histories are investigated in their relationship to the art. (Prerequisite: ART101 or consent of

ART-375 Art of Asia

This course is intended to provide a survey of the history of Asian art. It is arranged in three parts starting with India and Southeast Asia, then moving to China and finishing with Korea and Japan. Special emphasis is placed on relating the art to the cultural contexts from which it came. Influences such as religion, trade and political histories are investigated in their relationship to the art. (Prerequisite: ART101 or consent of instructor)

ART-376 Ethnographic Art

This course is intended to provide a survey of non-western, world art. It is arranged in multiple units, which will sample ethnographic art from across the world. Cultures from West Africa, the Near East and the Far East, indigenous cultures from the Americas and Oceanic cultures will be surveyed. Special emphasis is placed on relating the art to the cultural contexts from which it came. Influences such as religion and political histories are investigated in their relationship to the art.

ART-382 Graphic Design II

This course develops sophisticated applications in the discipline of graphic design. The course helps students develop their professional portfolio for applied arts areas.

ART-383 Web Design I

The Web Design course is structured to teach the visual, communication and marketing aspects of a good website. It is a project based course where students will create websites and web content using Adobe Creative Suite software (Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Flash) and other web-related tools. Course material will be tailored to the experience level of students enrolled in the course.

ART-384 Typography 1

An introductory graphic design study of written communication through the craft and art of letterforms and application of typographic principles. It serves as an introduction to typography as an element in the design process. The course is taught as a skill and an art form. It explores the dynamics of type in context. From the traditions of book design to the frontier of digital and interactive typography, students explore type as a design and communication tool, investigating these

ART385 ART385 Plant Taxonomy for Artist/Ill

This course introduces the student to classifications and taxonomies of plants. It is a required part of the Botanical Illustration Certificate.

ART386 ART386 Plant Anat. & Morphology

This course introduces the student to the basic structures of plants as well as how those structures are formed. It is a required part of the Botanical Illustration Certificate.

ART-387 Art in Secondary Education

This course guides prospective junior and senior high school art teachers in understanding the spirit of art teaching and equips them with knowledge and skills necessary for successful teaching. Students will be involved in practical problems of school art both in the classroom and outside the classroom. The course deals with aesthetics, critical program evaluation, research, history and skill building and idea awareness in Discipline Based Art Education. (Prerequisite: acceptance in education

ART-411 Advanced Drawing

This course is designed to establish personal style in a variety of drawing media. Traditional subjects like the still life and the figure will be investigated along with creative and divergent situations used for expression. Significant emphasis will be placed on developing skills in formal and iconographic criticism. Learning will be assessed primarily through portfolio development and review. (Prerequisite: ART311 or consent of instructor)

ART412 ART412 Botanical Illustration

This course develops advanced skills in botanical illustrations. It is a required part of the Botanical Illustration Certificate.

ART413 ART413 Plants in Pen and Ink

This course develops advanced skills in botanical illustrations using pen and ink. It is a reqired part of the Botanical Illustration Certificate.

ART-421 Advanced Painting

This course is designed to encourage the individual stylistic development of advanced painting students. Students may explore new painting media and/or figurative painting while applying previously learned techniques in creating complete artistic expressions/compositions. Students will be encouraged to work in series. Learning will be assessed primarily through portfolio development and review. (Prerequisite: ART321 or consent of instructor)

ART-431 Mixed Media Graphics

This course is designed to familiarize intermediate students with alternative and advanced graphics techniques, in particular photographic and digital applications for printmaking, as well as digital prints and non-silver photography. Contemporary issues and themes in graphics will be discussed. Learning will be assessed primarily through portfolio production and review. (Prerequisites: ART102, ART111, and one of the following: ART141, 202, 231, 232, 233, or permission)

ART-435 Advanced Printmaking

This course is designed to encourage the individual stylistic development of advanced printmaking students. Students may explore new printmaking media while applying previously learned techniques in creating more developed projects. Learning will be assessed primarily through portfolio development and review. This course may be repeated for credit.

ART-441 Advanced Photography

This course is designed to establish personal style in photography. Traditional treatment of the medium will be investigated along with creative and divergent photographic expressions. Computer applications in photography will be introduced and explored. Significant emphasis will be placed on developing skills in formal and iconographic criticism. Learning will be assessed primarily through portfolio development and review. (Prerequisite: ART 341 or consent of instructor)

ART-451 Advanced Sculpture

This course is designed to develop personal style in sculpture. Contemporary issues in sculptural media and theory will be addressed. Learning will be assessed primarily through portfolio production and review.

ART-461 Advanced Ceramics

This course provides an in depth study of the techniques and concepts of clay as an art medium. Students build on previous ceramics experience to work in series as a way of developing sophistication in their clay work. Advanced glaze technology, firing options and construction techniques constitute the course content. Learning will be assessed primarily through portfolio development and review. (Prerequisite: ART361 or consent of instructor)

ART471 ART471 The Revolution:19th C. Art

This course examines in some depth the revolutionary developments in painting, sculptural and architectural traditions from the 19th C. The course links European and American artistic developments with revolutionary cultural influences world wide; from politics and religion , through science and trade.

ART-472 19th & 20th Cntry Art & Dsgn

This course examines the revolutionary developments in painting, sculptural and architectural traditions from the 19th C. as well as the Modernist traditions of the first half of the 20th C. and the initial Post-Modern trends that follow. The course links these artistic developments with world-wide cultural influences. In addition, special attention is given to the history of design.

ART-473 History of Photography

This course introduces students to 19th, 20th and 21st century photographic technologies, practitioners and images. Emphasis is on Western photographic practices and the impact that the invention of photography has had on our understanding of the world around us from science, history, culture, aesthetics, politics, current events, and every-day life.

ART-481 Topics in Art:

This teacher directed course will center on advanced and narrowly defined studio or art historical investigations to be announced. The course focus may introduce unfamiliar or unusual media, or subjects, or provide very advanced level knowledge of a familiar discipline. (Prerequisites: ART101 and consent of instructor)

ART-482 Graphic Design III

This advanced course further develops applications in the discipline of graphic design. Students will work on a series of projects and develop a professional portfolio.

ART-483 Web Design II

This course explores the more advanced visual, communication and marketing aspects of professional websites. It is a project based course where students will create websites and web content using Adobe Creative Suite software(Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Flash) and other web-related tools. course material will be tailored to the experience level of students enrolled in the course.

ART-484 Typography 2

The culmination of all previously taught typographic competencies, this course focuses on developing type skills applicable to the work a designer is assigned at recognized design and advertising firms. Advanced project work addresses functional as well as expressive typography. The class requires students to develop concepts, present and explain their ideas, and bring their solutions to life.

ART-485 Graphic Des Senior Projects 1

The advanced culmination of all previously taught graphic design skills and proficiencies. Project work centers on complex applications incorporating a wide spectrum of creative solutions to both practical and experimental design problems. Portofolio development and artistic professionalism is stressed.

ART-486 Graphic Des Senior Projects 2

This rigorous studio course is designed to facilitate challenging, individual directions in design and critical thinking. Students map out a plan of study for the semester and work on a series of related ideas that culminate in a cohesive body of work. Students are expected to refine their understanding of contemporary issues and historical approaches related to their specific concept or process, and bring an advanced competency to the technical and formal concerns that inform their work.

ART-487 Art Education Capstone

This course aims to enable future art teachers to relate the general concepts of art education to specific teaching theories. Past and contemporary theories of art education are studied. In addition, historical approaches to art education are presented, as are a variety of artists� philosophies on the nature of art. (Prerequisite: ED447 or consent of instructor)

ART-488 Independent Study

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ART-489 Mentored Study:

This opportunity encourages the student to establish advanced study in an art medium with an internship within the institution in any desired discipline. The mentor relationship will be a guided experience, which encourages the student toward mastery of a studio or historical discipline. Assessment will be through contractual arrangement with the guiding mentor. (Prerequisite: advanced work completed in the field desired)

ART-491 Theories in Contemporary Art

This seminar style course discusses theories and ideas that underpin the current art world. The approaches of many current artists and critics are examined.

ART492 ART492 Professional Preparation

In this course the student develops a professional botanical illustration portfolio. It is a required part of the Botanical Illustration Certificate.

ART-498 Arts Internship

This opportunity is specifically required for Community Arts majors or minors as well as Design Majors. It establishes advanced field study in the discipline in a setting outside the campus context. The internship will be arranged by the student in consultation with the advisor and assessment will be through contractual arrangement with the guiding mentor. (Community Arts majors are encouraged to do this through HECUA.)

ART-499 Art Senior Seminar

This course serves as the capstone experience in the Art Department. The course will vary somewhat based on the student's degree sought. It will normally be the production of a solo exhibition, or of a professional design portfolio, or a Community Arts experience. The work produced and presented must be the student's current work. Individual directions will be developed with the professor and student's advisor. (Prereq Senior standing or Instructor consent)

AST111 AST111 Observational Astronomy

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AST222 AST222 Astronomy

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AST333 AST333 Research In Astronomy

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