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FAC101 FAC101 Family System Dynamics

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FAC102 FAC102 Parenting Toward Solutions

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FAC103 FAC103 Gender and Families

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FAS-101 Intro to Family Life Education

This course is an introduction to the field of family life education. Students will explore primary theoretical principles using the Life Span Family Life Education framework and professional issues influencing the practice of family life education. Emphasizing key content areas, the students will be introduced to: content area definitions and objectives; examples highlighting the integration of theory and practice in family life education; key resources; and future issues and challenges for

FAS-200 Intro to Family Life Ed Available online

This course is an introduction to the field of family life education. Students will explore primary theoretical principles using the Life Span Family Life Education framework and professional issues influencing the practice of family life education. Emphasizing key content areas, the students will be introduced to: content area definitions and objectives; examples highlighting the integration of theory and practice in family life education; key resources; and future Issues and challenges for

FAS-220 Adolescent Development Available online

This course examines developmental characteristics of adolescence from a family systems perspective; covering physiological, emotional, cognitive, parent-child, social, vocational and religious dimensions with application to family life education and ministry.

FAS-225 Parenting Across Cultures

This course is designed to explore different ways of parenting across cultures with a focus on infants and very young children. We will examine feeding, sleeping and basic parenting practices and will view parenting through a sociocultural lens.

FAS-300 Meth & Material for Family Ed

This course provides students with the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed for effective teaching of family life/parent education curriculum in a variety of family/parent education settings. Students will analyze educational materials for parent education, will observe/analyze a parent educator in the field and co-facilitate a parenting session in class. These analyses will be based on adult education principles.

FAS310 FAS310 Parent Education:Meth & Mtrls

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FAS-400 Family Systems

This course is an analysis of the family. It investigates the family as a system of relationships which interacts across the family life cycle. It includes a survey of current developments in the study of the family and an analysis of changes in American society and their influence on family life. Also included is a focus on marriage and family therapy from a systems framework.

FAS-401 Family Systems Available online

This course is an analysis of the family. It investigates the family as a system of relationships which interacts across the family life cycle. It includes a survey of current developments in the study of the family and an analysis of changes in American society and their influence on family life. Also included is a focus on marriage and family therapy from a systems framework.

FAS40X FAS40X Intro to Family Systems

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FAS415 FAS415 Biblical Christianity

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FAS430 FAS430 Intro to Religious Thought

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FAS-440 Overview of Contemp Families Available online

This overview course is intended to provide the student with an understanding of families and their relationships to other institutions and an introduction to the family a dynamic system.  Specific attention will be given to family forms and composition; ethnicity and cultural variations; dating, courtship, and marital choice; gender roles; demographic trends among families; institutional effects on families and vice versa; and family structures and functions.

FAS441 FAS441 Current Issues in Family Life

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FAS-442 Family Decision Available online

This course familiarizes the student with an understanding of the decisions individuals make about developing and allocating resources to meet their goals. The focus of the course is on internal dynamics of family decision-making processes and on the goal-directed behaviors of families in improving their quality of life.

FAS-443 Parent Education Available online

This course explores how parents teach, guide and influence their children and adolescents.  The course will emphasize parenting as a process, a responsibility and a role that changes across the life span.  Variations in parenting practices will be discussed in teh context of building on strengths, empowering parents and remaining sensitive to individual and community needs.

FAS-444 Family Law Public Policy Available online

This course explores historical development of laws and public policy affecting families. Ethics and ethical implications of social change will be explored. Students will understand the legal definition of the family and laws that affect the status of the family. The course will focus on the role of the family life educator as an advocate for the well being of the family. The formation of social values, respect for the diversity of values, and the social consequences of value choices are

FAS445 FAS445 Leadership and Community Invol

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FAS-446 Methodology in Fam Life Ed Available online

This course provides the student with a conceptual framework for programming family life education.  Students will apply the methodology of adult learning to the broad principles of family life education.  Attention is directed at developing the ability to plan, implement and evaluate family life education programming.  Through the lens of reflective practice, an emphasis is placed on educational methodology and leadership.  In addition, the student explores networking with community agencies adn the resources and challenges of technology in delivering family life education.

FAS-447 Growth & Dev in Children Available online

This course will familiarize the student with child adn adolescent developmental theories.  Attention will focus on teh physical, emotional, cognitive, social, moral, sexual and spiritual development of the child and adolescent.  Application of developmental concepts to family life education will be emphasized.  The course will emphasize the child's position in the family life cycle.

FAS-448 Development in Adulthood Available online

This course familiarizes the student with adult developmental and gerontological theory.  Attention will focus on the physical, emotional, cognitive, social, moral, sexual and spiritual development of the adult.  Developmental concepts across the life span related to family life education will emphasized.

FAS449 FAS449 Parent Education: Methods

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FAS450 FAS450 Fathers & Family/Contemp Comm

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FAS-451 Family Comm & Relationships Available online

This course familiarizes the student with an understanding of the psychological, spiritual and social aspects of developing and maintaining healthy interpersonal relationships.  An emphasis will be placed on the physiological, psychological, social and sexual development of relationships across the life span.

FAS452 FAS452 Synthesis- Family Action Plan

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FAS-453 Intimate Relationships Available online

This course examines the intimacy of human sexuality and relationships.  Specific attention will focus on the emotional and psychological aspects of sexual involvement, sexual values and decision-making, the physiological and psychological components of the sexual response, and the influence of sexual involvment on interpersonal relationships.

FAS-480 Parent Coaching 1: Thry/Prac

Students will study a variety of techniques that are unique in coaching parents. Attention will be directed at developing the student�s ability to evaluate and implement family life education knowledge while understanding the uniqueness of each individual family. It is bringing the student from theory to creating a solid and professional foundation for Parent Coaching.

FAS-481 Parent Coaching 2:

Students will broaden their knowledge of the field of parent coaching and sharpen their mindful parenting skills. It includes skills for coaching a variety of parenting challenges, behaviors, problems, concerns, issues, and special needs. Also included is a focus on couple relationships and recognizing spiritual needs.

FAS-482 Parent Coaching 3: Prof Appl

Students will apply the techniques and skills that they have learned with actual clients. The professors and cohort members will offer ideas and support to better their coaching sessions. The class contains details for your Parenting Consultant Business as well as gaining Parent Coaching skills. As a result of this class, you will feel like a confident Parent Coach.

FAS-483 Parent Coaching 4: Supervised

There is a required Fourth Class in the Parent Coaching certificate which offers supervision from a certified parent coach. This includes new tools, support, new perspectives, problem solving while being sensitive to the new coach�s learning and coaching style. It opens up a new area of confidence for the coach. This class will be available when the student begins their coaching.

FAS-488 Independent Study*

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FAS-490 Portfolio and Synthesis Available online

This final course is designed to help learners reflect on all they have done in the program.  Through guest speakers, research study and reflection on practice, students will synthesize all they have learned.  Preparation of a professional portfolio will cap the learning experience.

FAS-498 Family Life Educ. Internship

The internship provides the student with an in-depth field experience in a work setting that provides family life education services. The student learns to apply family life education theories and principles. The student in conjunction with the academic advisor selects an appropriate internship site which meets the needs and vocational interests of the student. (Prerequisite: Completion of a minimum of 30 credits in the Family Life Education Major)

FAS-500 Family Systems

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FAS-501 Family Systems

This course is an analysis of the family. It investigates the family as a system of relationships which interacts across the family life cycle. It includes a survey of current developments in the study of the family and an analysis of changes in American society and their influence on family life. Also included is a focus on marriage and family therapy from a systems framework.

FAS502 FAS502 Systemic Dynamics to Families

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FAS503 FAS503 Systemic Dynamics to Families

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FAS-504 Systemic Dynamics Available online

This course is designed to provide an understanding of family strengths and weaknesses in light of internal dynamics of the family. Students will explore the family as a system of relationships extending across the family life cycle. The course includes a survey of current developments in the study of family and analysis of changes in American society and their influences on family life. Emphasis is placed on using family systems processes to examine and understand the internal dynamics of the

FAS505 FAS505 Families in Society

This course familiarizes the student with an understanding of the history, evolution, and demographics of the family. Kinship, family structures, functions, and roles are explored. Particular emphasis will be placed on the family�s relationship to other systems and institutions in society.

FAS-506 Families In Society Available online

This course familiarizes the student with an understanding of the history, evolution and demographics of the family. Kinship, family structures, functions and roles are explored. Particular emphasis will be placed on the family's relationship to other systems and institutions in the society.

FAS515 FAS515 Current Issues in FS

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FAS-525 Public Policy/Applied Ethics Available online

This course explores historical development of laws and public policy affecting families. Ethics and ethical implications of social change will be explored. Students will understand the legal definition of the family and laws that affect the status of the family. The course will focus on the role of the family life educator as an advocate for the well-being of the family. The formation of social values, respect for the diversity of values, and the social consequences of value choices are

FAS-530 Family Comm/Relationships Available online

This course familiarizes the student with an understanding of the psychological, spiritual, and social aspects of developing and maintaining healthy interpersonal relationships. An emphasis will be placed on the physiological, psychological, social, and sexual development of relationships across the life span.

FAS531 FAS531 The Practitioner/Researcher

Students will discuss what it means to be a life-long learner. The course will focus on the learning that takes place in the professional setting of the early childhood educator. Issues of creative thinking, scholarly research, continuous learning, ethical frameworks, and creative problem solving are discussed in light of clarifying the relationship between research and practice. Students explore reflective thinking as it relates to the current practice of early childhood education.

FAS-532 Navigating Oceans of Data Available online

The course is designed to introduce the scope and function of information and the research process in family studies. The course will introduce students to types and fundamental concepts and process in the research literature. Problem solving is viewed as one of the primary functions of the research literature information, leading to strategies and action for solutions and change. Students will gain experience developing a framework for consuming the research literature and information in

FAS-533 Fam Stds & Fam life Educator

This course familiarizes the student with the study of various family problems, stressors, and changes prevalent in today's society. Selected family issues are examined in light of the family life educator's role. Included in the discussion are the current issues affecting the nature of the profession, the family life education professional, various roles of the family life educator, and various theoretical stances that inform the family life educator's work with family problems and stressors?

FAS-534 Reflexive Assessment & Eval Available online

This course reviews the connection between research methods and the research question or problem. Students will explore the role of assessment and evaluation in early childhood education. Various forms of assessment will be considered with an emphasis on the recursive nature of assessment. Students will experience the process of establishing strategy for a program in early childhood education.

FAS535 FAS535 Fieldwork Capstone

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FAS-540 Family Decision Making Available online

This course familiarizes the student with an understanding of the decisions individuals make about developing and allocating resources to meet their goals. The focus of the course is on internal dynamics of family decision-making processes and on the goal-directed behaviors of families in improving their quality of life. Topics include: decision-making, valuing, planning, communication, and organization skills for resource use.

FAS550 FAS550 Sem Human Growth/Develop

This course, in seminar style, explores the classical theories of human development and family studies (physical, emotional, cognitive, social, moral, sexual, spiritual, and personality). A focus of basic concepts, assumptions, strengths and limitations of developmental theory will be examined. Topics of discussion include child, adolescent, adult, and later adulthood concerns.

FAS-551 Seminar in Human Growth Available online

This course includes a study of human growth and development throughout the life cycle. Consideration of physical, emotional, cognitive, social, moral, sexual, spiritual and personality development is included.

FAS-560 Intimate Relationships Available online

The purpose of this course is to familiarize the student with the emotional and psychological aspects of intimate relationships. Topics include: dating and courtship; love and romance; and sexual behavior, values and decision-making. An emphasis will be on sexuality and intimacy in interpersonal relationships across the lifespan.

FAS-570 Parent Education Available online

This course explores how parents teach, guide, and influence their children and adolescents. The course will emphasize parenting as a process, a responsibility, and a role that changes across the life span. Variations in parenting practices will be discussed in the context of building on strengths; empowering parents, and remaining sensitive to individual and community needs.

FAS575 FAS575 Leadership/Methodology in FLE

This course provides the student with a conceptual framework for programming family life education. Students will apply the methodology of adult learning to the broad principles of family life education. Attention is directed at developing the ability to plan, implement, and evaluate family life education programming. Through the lens of reflective practice, an emphasis is placed on educational methodology and leadership. In addition, networking with community agencies and the resources and

FAS-576 Methods in Programming Available online

This course provides a pedagogical framework for planning, implementation, and evaluation of programming for parent and family education.

FAS580 FAS580 Parent Coaching 1: Thry/Pract

Students will study a variety of techniques that are unique in coaching parents. Attention will be directed at developing the student�s ability to evaluate and implement family life education knowledge while understanding the uniqueness of each individual family. It is bringing the student from theory to creating a solid and professional foundation for Parent Coaching.

FAS588 FAS588 Independent Study*

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FAS-680 Parent Coaching 1: Thry/Prac

Students will study a variety of techniques that are unique in coaching parents. Attention will be directed at developing the student�s ability to evaluate and implement family life education knowledge while understanding the uniqueness of each individual family. It is bringing the student from theory to creating a solid and professional foundation for Parent Coaching.

FAS-681 Parent Coaching 2:

Students will broaden their knowledge of the field of parent coaching and sharpen their mindful parenting skills. It includes skills for coaching a variety of parenting challenges, behaviors, problems, concerns, issues, and special needs. Also included is a focus on couple relationships and recognizing spiritual needs.

FAS-682 Parent Coaching 3: Prof Appl

Students will apply the techniques and skills that they have learned with actual clients. The professors and cohort members will offer ideas and support to better their coaching sessions. The class contains details for your Parenting Consultant Business as well as gaining Parent Coaching skills. As a result of this class, you will feel like a confident Parent Coach.

FAS-683 Parent Coaching 4: Supervised

There is a required Fourth Class in the Parent Coaching certificate which offers supervision from a certified parent coach. This includes new tools, support, new perspectives, problem solving while being sensitive to the new coach�s learning and coaching style. It opens up a new area of confidence for the coach. This class will be available when the student begins their coaching.

FIN-211 Personal Finance

This course presents an overview of the financial planning process for individuals. The focus is on the decision-making tools and applications of financial planning. Students will build their own financial plan that will guide their financial decisions in the present and in the future.

FIN-301 Corporate Finance I

This course explores the basics of financial management. Topics include the capital markets, the cash budget, pro forma statements, analysis of financial statements, and the time value of money Students also complete a research project. (Prerequisites: ACC202, MAT110 , MAT125 or MAT135)

FIN-311 Corporate Finance II

This course continues the examination of various corporate finance topics from Corporate Finance I. Special focus is given to long-term financing, including bonds, preferred stock, common stock and the optimal capital structure. Students also explore capital budgeting and the cost of capital and dividend policy. (Prerequisite: FIN301)

FIN-411 Investments & Capital Markets

This course explores investment decision-making in a capitalist economy. The operation of securities markets, business cycles and fiscal and monetary policy are analyzed. Various investment methodologies are discussed. International investing, valuation of stocks and bonds and a survey of the various types of investment assets are also included. Students prepare an investment portfolio as their final project. (Prerequisite: FIN301)

FIN412 FIN412 International Financial Mgmt

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FIN-498 Internship

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FMH-500 Forensic Mental Health

This course provides students with a comprehensive overview of the forensic mental health field. The course explores in detail why some people with mental-health related problems engage in criminal related behavior.

FMH-510 Family Violence, PTSD & Trauma

This course provides an in-depth look at the relationship between family violence, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), preventing suicide, substance abuse, and trauma, as these topics relate to the family structure. This course will help students understand the dynamics of family violence and trauma on other family members, including children.

FMH-520 Research Methods in FMH

This course provides students with the skills to critically evaluate research on issues related to forensic mental health. Students will learn how to apply empirical research to inform their decision-making in matters of forensic assessment and treatment planning.

FMH-530 Ethical & Legal Considerations

This course focuses on the ethical and legal considerations that forensic professionals encounter in their daily job duties. Students will learn about ethical guidelines for forensic practice, as they relate to an ethical decision-making framework.

FMH-540 Fornsc Mentl Hlth Psychopathol

This course examines the most common mental health conditions observed in a forensic mental health-based population, including those conditions common among homeless individuals with undiagnosed mental health issues. Students can expect to learn how substance use, co-occurring disorders, traumatic brain injuries, and pre-natal substance exposure can contribute to increased mental health symptoms.

FMH-550 Spec. Populations Frn Mntl Hlt

This course explores underserved and disadvantaged individuals who are involved in the criminal justice and legal system.

FMH-560 Substance Use & Co-Oc Disordrs

This course provides students with an overview of the most commonly abused substances in forensic mental health populations. Students will learn how to identify commonly abused drugs, recognize patterns and warning signs associated with drug use, and identify evidence-based intervention and treatment approaches.

FMH-570 Sexual Offending

This course provides students with a better understanding regarding why some individuals engage in inappropriate sexual behaviors. Students will learn about the various types of sex offenders, risk factors and statistics associated with sex offending, sex offender-specific policies (i.e., registries, civil commitment of SVP�s), and sex offender treatment options.

FMH-580 Forensic Risk Assessment

This course provides more extensive training to students on forensic mental health assessment for adults and adolescents. It will cover topics including risk-needs assessment tools that are commonly used by forensic mental health professionals to assess for risk of violence, danger, and harm to self and others, as well as determining what criminogenic needs should be addressed.

FMH-585 Cultural Aspects Frn Mntl Hlth

This course explores what corrections, law enforcement, legal, and related forensics-based professionals need to know about culture. Students can expect to understand the complex definition of culture and gain insight into how culture may impact one�s personal and professional choices and behaviors.

FMH-590 Forensic Mental Health Law

This course examines the relationship between mental illness and the legal system. It will discuss the various professional roles involved in the forensic mental health law arena, issues involving competency to proceed, expert witness testimony, courtroom testimony protocols, and the insanity defense.

FMH-595 Research and Capstone

This course is the culminating final project in this program of study. Students are required to complete a 30-40 page integrative paper on a scholarly topic relevant to the study of forensic mental health.

FNA-105 History of Broadway Musical 1

This course provides an early overview of American musical theater, popularly known as Broadway from its European roots and examines the place of musical theater in American popular culture.

FNA109 FNA109 Cirque Du Soleil: Corteo

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FNA-110 History of Broadway Musical II

This course provides an overview of American musical theater, popularly known as Broadway, beginning in 1940 through the present will be examined with respect to the place of musical theater in American popular culture.

FNA-120 Music Appreciation

This course explores the relationship between commonly held experiences and the expressive voice of the creative musical artist and will place music in the social/historical context which shapes the expressive spirit.

FNA-200 Introduction to Cinema

This course investigates the creative processes embedded in the art of cinema. Emphasis will be on the artistic, entertainment, and business aspects that interact to inform our shared cultural experience. Learners will be challenged to examine and explore film as an art form via simple analysis techniques, readings, and reflections. The focus will be on the creators of moving images as well as the role of the audience in creating meaning.

FNA201 FNA201 Integrative Concepts Fine Arts

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FNA202 FNA202 Music Form &Express World Cult

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FNA203 FNA203 Theatre as Form and Expression

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FNA204 FNA204 Visual Arts

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FNA205 FNA205 Arts Social/Political Contexts

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FNA206 FNA206 Patronage & Ownership:The Arts

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FNA207 FNA207 Music & Community

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FNA208 FNA208 Arts in the City

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FNA-209 Theater in the City

Through a blended delivery of online and in-class course curriculum as well as performance attendance, students will learn about theatric themes, character and plot development, what the local theater community has to offer, and how all the different offerings fit into the marketplace of the arts. Students will spend one weekend of this course visiting local theatrical performances in the Minneapolis/St Paul area. Students must be available to attend all organized functions on that weekend.

FNA20X FNA20X Introduction to Cinema

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FNA-210 Jazz in the City

Through lecture, listening, and discussion students will learn the history of jazz �an indigenous American art form� and discover the cultural place that this music has had in the past, and today, and its relationship to other popular music.

FNA-211 Watercolor: Level I

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FNA-212 Watercolor: Level II

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FNA-214 Survey of World Music

This course will explore the vast body of music from around the globe. Through lectures, discussions, group work, WEBCT, assigned listening, and live performances our attention will be focused on how selected regional musical genres and instruments serve to construct and dictate issues such as race identity, gender identity, community, heritage, and other social formations. Considering the United States� position as a dominating cultural force globally, this course will also explore the

FNA-215 Historical Firsts in Am Thtr

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FNA220 FNA220 Music Appreciation

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FNA-221 Integrative Concepts Fine Arts

This course of study is designed to examine the arts and to explore how humankind attempts to understand itself and find its place in the universe through the arts.

FNA-222 Music as Form & Expression

This course explores music as an expression of human experience. Students will identify basic elements of musical composition and will consider the importance of music within community. Students have the option of attending a concert as part of the final assignment.

FNA-223 Experiencing the Arts

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FNA-225 Art in Soc & Pol Contexts

This course of study is designed to examine the role of the arts within the context of social, religious, and political evolution. Topics of study will include the arts as a catalyst for social change, propaganda, and contemporary cultural issues.

FNA-226 Patronage & Ownership

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FNA-227 Music and Community

Explore music in a new way! Art is a means of communication, and in this course we will examine a wide variety of music in the context of human experience. Topics may include �Music and Love,� �Music and Nature,� �Music and Society,� �Music and Myth,� etc. Musical genres to be considered include examples from Broadway, popular music, and music of western and non-western cultures.

FNA-228 Arts in the City

Through course curriculum and experience students will be introduced to the vast body of artistic expression, analyze and discuss the role of culture, in its many forms�as it is constructed and/or represented by the arts. With blended class delivery students will explore the various genres of artistic expression, recognize commonalities within the fine arts, and integrate personal experiences into one�s understanding of the arts.Students will spend one weekend of this course visiting local art

FNA-230 Art of Pre-Raphaelites

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FNA-250 Mary Cassatt: American Imp

This course examines the art and life of Mary Cassatt, often called �America�s greatest female artist.� Living in Paris at the height of the Impressionist movement, she was accepted as the only American within the major circle of the Impressionists and exhibited her work with them on several occasions. Cassatt, living independently abroad when the age called for women to exist absolutely in the private sphere of �Home and Hearth,� placed herself on the margins of culture. Students will be

FNA-255 Topics in British Humor

An investigation of British Theatric and Cinematic humor, romping through such models as Absolutely Fabulous, Mr. Bean, Benny Hill, Austen Powers, Fawlty Towers, and, of course, Monty Python. The culminating experience will be attending the live performance of SpamaLot.

FNA-280 Topics in Cinema:

This class is an exploration of selected films by Alfred Hitchcock that illuminates postwar American cinema, the role of the spectator, and the art film criticism. Students discover the importance of Hitchcock�s contribution to cinema through a close reading of specific cinematic texts, and learn how the master of suspense created his trademark style.

FNA-281 Music in Cinema

The union of music and cinema dates to the beginnings of moving pictures in the 1890s. In this course, students will be introduced to the history and aesthetics of the music-cinema relationship. A prior knowledge of music and/or film history is not required. Students will be taught skills enabling them to listen intelligently and write cogently on music and cinema.

FNA-285 Opera is for Everybody

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FNA-290 Topics in Cinema:

This course is an exploration of selected films by the American filmmaker Steven Spielberg. Through class chats, discussions, and written assignments, learners investigate the aesthetic, cultural, and economic impact of one of the most popular and successful motion-picture directors of the last three decades. In addition, the course examines the style and themes in Spielberg�s films, as well as his influence as a producer and studio executive.

FNA488 FNA488 Independent Study*

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FNA601 FNA601 Integrated Concepts Fine Arts

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FNA602 FNA602 Music as Form & Expression

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FNA603 FNA603 Theater as Form & Expression

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FNA604 FNA604 Visual Arts

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FNA605 FNA605 Arts in Social & Pol Contexts

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FNA606 FNA606 Patronage and Ownership

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FNA607 FNA607 Music and Community

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FNA608 FNA608 Art in the CIty

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FNA621 FNA621 Integrative Concepts Fine Arts

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FNA622 FNA622 Music as Form & Expression

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FNA623 FNA623 Experiencing the Arts

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FNA625 FNA625 Art in Soc & Pol Contexts

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FNA626 FNA626 Patronage & Ownership

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FNA627 FNA627 Music and Community

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FND201 FND201 Dance Group I

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FND202 FND202 Dance Group II

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FPA100 FPA100 Fine Arts Colloquium

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FPA111 FPA111 20th Cent:Context forCreativty

This interdisciplinary course will provide a look into the human spirit as reflected in the arts that have evolved out of principal events of the twentieth century. The course will examine both cognitive and intuitive reactions to these events and through a thorough examination of them, encourage students to synthesize and communicate their own understanding of the context within which these events have occurred and relate that understanding to the time and space within which they live. The

FPA-112 The Human Odyssey

The Human Odyssey will explore the fine arts by way of themes found in Homer's Odyssey. Areas explored will include home, journey, identity, hospitality, and the nature of the arts. (Offered odd springs.)

FPA113 FPA113 The Harlem Renaissance

This course explores the art, music, and literature of the golden era of African-American culture, knowen as the Harlem Renaissance, which occurred approximately 1919-1930. It examines the conditions that led to the flowering of this artistic movement as well as the way in which it influenced artists who followed.

FPA20X FPA20X Creative Process in the Arts

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FPA211 FPA211 Romantic Rev in Art & Lit

This course will consist of readings in Romantic literature and slide lectures on Romantic art. The context of these art forms will consist of lectures on history, economics, politics, music, and fashion. The focus will be on painters and poets. As these influences continue to today, the final third of the course will be dedicated to recognizing Romantic influences in contemporary visual and literary art. Students will be asked to explore Romanticism as an expressive form in their own products.

FPA23X FPA23X Art Hist: Pre-Raphaelites

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FPA25X FPA25X Art Hist: Mary Cassatt

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FPA28X FPA28X Topics in Cinema

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FPA29X FPA29X Topics in Cinema: Spielberg

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FPA301 FPA301 Community Arts

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FPA311 FPA311 Latin Amer Struggles:Art & Lit

This course teaches students that the arts evolve out of a national context and in many ways contribute to the shaping of the new social, religious and political future of any nation. The arts as both reflective and innovative will be studied in the context of twentieth century Latin America and students will have opportunities to examine primary literary sources and visual arts that have been shaped by national circumstances and in turn have contributed to the development of those nations.

FPA315 FPA315 Intro to Mexican Culture

This course introduces the student to Mexican culture through the study of arts and artifacts within the fabric of social, political and spiritual contexts. Studies are conducted on site in Mexico and require pre-trip and post-trip involvement and work. Through observation, discussion and direct experience, various aspects of Mexican culture are examined. Each student will also focus on one aspect of this experience with special preparation and a concluding project.

FPA488 FPA488 Independent Study*

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FPA498 FPA498 Community Arts Internship

This opportunity is specifically required for a Community Arts major or minor. It establishes advanced field study in the discipline with an internship setting outside the campus context. The nature of the internship will be arranged by the student; in consultation with the advisor and assessment will be through contractual arrangement with the guiding mentor. This may be done through HECUA. (Prerequisites: FPA301 and consent of instructor)

FRM-310 Innovation

This course introduces innovation as an essential for the new rule of business. Students will learn the framework and techniques to systematize innovative allowing them to take advantage of emerging opportunities. They will use the knowledge to understand how innovation affects the way we deploy resources to fulfill customer desires viewing themselves as agents of innovation within organizations. Students will submit papers and presentations to demonstrate the process integration and

FRM-315 Foundations Global Food Ind

This course will focus on marketing principles with an analysis of the Food Industry from the farm to the table (supply chain). Key areas of study will be an overview of agricultural economics, food distribution, wholesaling and retailing. Critical areas impacting the industry including behavioral and social trends as well as consolidation trends will be explored. Students will prepare a final project on a current key topic such as food safety or the eco-environment based on readings and

FRM320 FRM320 Food Marketing Communications

This course provides an overview of marketing communication principles applied to the retail Food Industry. Students will learn the strategy and techniques to create an integrated marketing communications plan. Students will submit papers to demonstrate the communication process across diverse food retail venues and the role of marketing to reach the consumer.

FRM-321 Food Marketing & Merchandising Available online

This course explores the foundation of marketing and merchandising in the food industry. The focus will be on consumer demand, segmentation and positioning, integrated marketing communications, branding, and promotional strategies. Students will develop techniques to establish and maintain the correct merchandise assortment for a given trade area, and how to analyze the environmental scan of the industry. Students will create their own marketing plans based on overall value related to

FRM-330 Understanding Food Consumers Available online

This course highlights the major buyer behavior models focusing on the food retail consumer. Students will gain a better understanding of buyer behavior along the food supply chain. Key concepts will include attitudes, culture and perceptions that impact consumer behavior at the retail level and with new products/concept development including research. Students will demonstrate relevant business application within the context of the coursework

FRM-335 Food Mktg & Merch Strategy

This course builds on previous coursework to analyze consumer demand for food, branding and promotional strategies within retail food formats. Students will develop techniques used to establish and maintain the correct merchandise assortment for a given trade area, how to develop a retail pricing strategy, and how to monitor the effects of a pricing strategy on store profitability. The final project will provide students with an opportunity to synthesize and demonstrate mastery of the key

FRM340 FRM340 Applied Business Ethics

This course will review and analyze popular models of ethical decision making and relate specific examples to the food retail environment. Readings, case studies, and special presenters will provide opportunities to investigate current ethical issues facing leaders and managers in a retail business and organizational setting. Students will analyze and discuss ethical and social issues important to the Food Industry within a contemporary environment. Literature relative to applied ethics and

FRM-341 Understanding Food Consumers

This course explores the foundation of marketing and merchandising in the food industry. The focus will be on consumer demand, segmentation and positioning, integrated marketing communications, branding, and promotional strategies. Students will develop techniques to establish and maintain the correct merchandise assortment for a given trade area, and how to analyze the environmental scan of the industry. Students will create their own marketing plans based on overall value related to

FRM-345 Food Supply Chain Management Available online

This course focuses on effective and efficient supply chain management to move food from the farmland to the consumers table. Basic concepts and practices within the food retail industry specific to material, information, technology and supplier relationships will be explored. Students will analyze revenue generating activities to achieve customer value leading to growth through collaborative partner relationships along the supply chain. Students will prepare a major project that examines

FRM-350 Leadership/Group Dynamics

This course introduces leadership in dynamic, changing organizations where customers change, technologies shift, and work processes evolve. Students will examine how leaders develop themselves and others and create alignment as an organization changes to meet future needs. Students will also explore collaborative styles for effective group management and analyze group decision making techniques to gain consensus. Students will focus on analysis of case materials and the strategic practices of

FRM-351 Retail Food Operations Mgmt

This course will focus on effective retail operations within the supply chain covering areas such as competition, the consumer, trading areas, merchandising and marketing strategies, and retail branding. The student will analyze opportunities for retail management to drive sales, improve operational results and profitability as well as how to direct change in a consolidating and complex industry. The final project will incorporate the material from retail operations coursework and apply the

FRM-360 Applied Food Retail Finance Available online

This course will examine the framework and systems of current accounting and finance principles specific to the food retail industry including gross profit margins, demand, forecasting, pricing, cost analysis, sourcing and promotional activities. Students will apply these principles, along with ethical responsibility and critical thinking skills, to management practices of business decision making. In the final project the students will evaluate an ethical accounting case study and determine

FRM-400 Category Management

This course emphasizes the issues involved in developing and maintaining profitable category management. Areas of concentration include strategy, process, benchmarking, information technology, and building collaborative relationships in the supply chain. Students will apply techniques for managing categories as strategic units producing more profitable business results while focusing on delivering consumer value. The course will also examine new shopper merchandising strategies that are

FRM-410 Industry Project

This course will be developed as an independent study with a retail mentor and academic advisor. The student will focus on specific industry issues that are timely and relevant to food retail management (Examples: Food Safety, the Eco-Green Environment, Marketing to the Hispanic Consumers, Strategies for Healthy Food Marketing, and New Retail Technologies). Students will research independently providing periodic updates throughout the first half of the program. This course will culminate with

FRM-414 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 in different eras of history. Students learn how Christianity has shaped elements of culture and organizational life, how Biblical principles can shape individuals for strong leadership roles, and how to better understand Christians in the workplace

FRM-415 Category Management Available online

This course emphasizes the issues involved in developing and maintaining profitable category management. Areas of concentration include strategy, process, benchmarking, capabilities, information technology, and collaborative relationships with trading partner and suppliers. Students will apply techniques for managing categories as strategic units producing more profitable business results while focusing on delivering consumer value. The student will prepare papers and presentations on the

FRM-420 Food Supply Chain Mgmt

This course focuses on effective and efficient supply chain management to move food from the farmland to the consumer's table. Basic concepts and practices within the food retail industry specific to material, information, technology, pricing and supplier relationships will be explored. Students will analyze revenue generating activities to achieve customer value leading to growth through collaborative partner relationships along the supply chain. In the final project, students will research,

FRM-425 Intro Food Retail Operations

This course will focus on effective retail operations covering areas such as competition, the consumer, trading areas, merchandising and marketing strategies, and retail branding. The changing retail environment and the global impact of operations will also be covered. The student will demonstrate subject mastery through a retail operations analysis of an area relating to the coursework

FRM-430 HR Strategy

This course looks at human resource management and the skill set necessary for recruitment and retention across generations in a retail food environment. Students will apply communications styles and conflict resolution to meet the challenges of a diverse retail work place from an operating manager's perspective. Emphasis will be placed on the cultural, behavioral, and legal issues faced by companies as they attempt to compete in an expanding economy. The student will demonstrate content

FRM-435 Retail Food Operational Mgmt Available online

This course will further explore the food retail operation and its position within the supply chain. The student will analyze opportunities for retail management to drive sales, improve operational results and profitability as well as how to direct change in a consolidating and complex industry. The final coursework project will incorporate the material from both retail operations coursework and apply material to relevant business strategies within the context of the course material

FRM440 FRM440 Retail Design and Visual Merch

This course will explore design areas such as store layout, product assortment, purchasing, and front-end operations that enhance the customer experience. Readings and cases will incorporate an analysis of the emerging trends in store design to improve the consumer experience. Discussions will focus on the way in which business strategy is served by information technology to augment critical thinking skills. Final project outcome will demonstrate relevant business application within the context

FRM-441 HR Strategy & Leadership Available online

This course looks at human resource management and the skill set necessary for recruiting, retaining, and optimizing human capital in a retail food environment. Students will apply communication styles and conflict resolution to meet the challenges of a diverse retail work place from an operating manager's perspective. Emphasis will be placed on the cultural, behavioral, and legal issues faced by companies as they attempt to compete in an expanding economy. This course introduces leadership in

FRM-445 Applied Food Retail Economics

This course will examine the framework and systems of current accounting and finance principles specific to the food retail industry including gross profit margins, demand, forecasting, pricing, cost analysis, sourcing and promotional activities. Students will apply these principles, along with ethical responsibility and critical thinking skills, to management practices of business decision making. Students will prepare a final project on a relevant business application that demonstrates the

FRM-450 Business Plan Project

The Business Planning course is a process in which students summarize, synthesize, and demonstrate knowledge, skills, and competencies as organizational managers and leaders. The students will draw on their FRMMM course work, career experiences, and critical thinking activities. This course is presented as an independent study where students create their own business plan for a particular area within FRMMM industry approved by their academic and industry advisor. Outcomes will demonstrate

FRM-480 Business Planning Project Available online

The Business planning course provides a foundation for students to summarize, synthesize, and demonstrate knowledge, skills, and competencies as organizational managers and leaders. The students will draw on their Food Retail Management coursework, career experiences, and critical thinking skills. This course is presented as an independent study where students create their own business planning project for a particular area within the food retail industry approved by their academic and/ or

FVA100 FVA100 Fine Arts Colloquium

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FVA111 FVA111 20Cent:Context for Creativity

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FVA211 FVA211 Romantic Rev in Art & Lit

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FVA301 FVA301 Community Arts

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FVA311 FVA311 Latin Amer Struggle:Art & Lit

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FVA315 FVA315 Intro to Mexican Culture

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FVA498 FVA498 Community Arts Internship

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FYS100 FYS100 First Year Seminar

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FYS498 FYS498 FYS Internship

This internship experience allows for students to build leadership skills, to mentor first-year students, and to foster a relationship with a FYS instructor. The FYS intern will model positive student behavior, help with Welcome Week activities, attend Wednesday FYS class periods, work with the assigned FYS section as a group, meet each student from their section individually, and develop a good working relationship with the FYS instructor.

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