AH250 - Survey of Western Art I
Credit: 3 semester hours

Examines key examples of architecture, sculpture, and painting from antiquity to the Renaissance. Individual artworks are studied within the context of the cultures which produced them. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

AH251 - Survey of Western Art II
Credit: 3 semester hours

Examines key examples of painting, sculpture, and architecture from the early 14th century to the present. Individual artistic personalities are discussed in relation to style, iconography, technique, and historic events. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

AH252 - Modern through Contemporary Art
Credit: 3 semester hours

This course will survey the beginning of contemporary art, from the end of Modernism through Postmodernism (from 1970 to the present) and the art of recent years, including painting, sculpture, architecture, and photography as well as recent developments in the idea of medium such as installation art, performance art, digital art, and conceptual art. The focus will cover art from the United States as well as art from cultures and artistic traditions outside of the U.S. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

AH265 - Special Topics in Western Art
Credit: 3 semester hours

Explores topics in Western art through the study of selected works of painting, sculpture, architecture, and other arts in relation to the cultures producing them. May be repeated provided the topic differs. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

AH355 - Alternative Perspectives in Art History: Topics
Credit: 3 semester hours

Studies artistic traditions of non-Western Europe cultures, such as African, Oceanic, Pre-Columbian America, or Asian Art. May be repeated provided the topic differs. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

ART100 - Drawing and Design I
Credit: 3 semester hours

Introduces students to problems of visual perception and observation and development of control with various drawing media and explores the basic elements and principles of design within the context of specific drawing problems. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

ART101 - Color and Design
Credit: 3 semester hours

This course is designed to train the eye and hand while giving students a working knowledge of the concepts and processes involved in visual thinking. It is an introduction to the formal elements of art with an emphasis on color. Projects approach in terms of phenomenology (how color appears to change depending on relationships with other colors), observation, and expressiveness. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

ART104 - Three-Dimensional Design
Credit: 3 semester hours

Provides an introduction to the basic principles of three-dimensional form: line, plane, volume, structure, and surface. Assigned problems explore formal issues as well as additive and subtractive processes through a variety of materials and techniques. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

ART106 - Four-Dimensional Design
Credit: 3 semester hours

This course is an introduction to the tools, techniques, and concepts of time-based arts. Through the use of computers, video, photography and sound, students will be introduced to the basic concepts of art and design in space and time. Assignments emphasize characteristics of time and movement, moving image, serial, sequential, and narrative ordering, still and moving image editing, sound and image relations, as well as Media installation and performance. The course will also include discussions on contemporary issues related to time-based arts. The 4-D course is a foundation course which expands and complements the other foundation courses and prepares interested students for further study with time-based media. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

ART107 - Drawing I
Credit: 3 semester hours

Introduction to basic drawing skills and concepts. Projects in line, value, space and composition are among the topics that will be explored in a variety of media and through exposure to a variety of established and emerging artistís work. In addition to classroom demonstrations, slide lectures on pertinent artists will be shown and discussed. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

ART170 - Foundational Special Topics
Credit: 3 semester hours

Students will practice and develop studio art concepts and techniques either beyond the level of or more varied than those addressed in other studio art courses. Students may repeat this course if the main focus of the content is different. This course is offered at the foundational level. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

ART201 - Drawing and Design II
Credit: 3 semester hours

Provides a continuation of drawing to increase control over various drawing materials through practice and experimentation. Specific drawing problems are explored through still life, perspective, figure drawing, and landscape. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.
Prerequisites: ART100 or permission of instructor

ART203 - Ceramics I
Credit: 3 semester hours

Provides an introduction to the basic skills of working with ceramic material. Students conceptualize and create works in clay using hand-building techniques. Technical development also includes an introduction to surface treatment through glazing and firing in an electric kiln. Assigned projects cover a diversity of approaches to the materials to help broaden students' awareness of clay as an expressive medium. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

ART207 - Drawing II
Credit: 3 semester hours

A continuation of ART 107, this course further develops studentsí abilities in observational drawing, moving them into more individualized problems within a broader conceptual range, to help them find personal directions, various approaches to drawing are explored. Students work with the figure, mixed media, color, narration, and abstraction. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.
Prerequisites: ART107 or permission of instructor

ART209 - Photography I
Credit: 3 semester hours

Explores the expressive qualities of black-and-white photography and teaches the fundamentals of the camera. Students master such basics as metering, exposure, film developing, contact printing, enlarging, and photographic finishing and presentation. No prior experience is required, but access to a 35mm camera with manual exposure capability is necessary. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

ART211 - Painting I
Credit: 3 semester hours

Explores several approaches to oil painting, developing a basic understanding of materials and paint application. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

ART216 - Sculpture I
Credit: 3 semester hours

Encourages students to understand and create sculptural forms using reductive and constructive methods. Through studio work and demonstrations, students develop the three-dimensional language of form, space, material, and process. Assigned problems encourage personal ideation through an understanding of a variety of materials such as wood, plaster, stone, metal, and mixed media, and related skills and approaches ranging from carving to site-specific installation. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

ART220 - Principles of Design
Credit: 3 semester hours

Provides an introduction to the elements and principles of design. Through lecture, discussions and hands-on work, this course enhances the understanding of and ability to critique both two-dimensional and three-dimensional forms. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

ART230 - Digital Imaging
Credit: 3 semester hours

Introduces students to using digital camera, scanner, and Photoshop software as conduits for visual expression. Focus is on the context of digital imaging as it relates to contemporary practice. No prior experience is required, but access to a digital camera of at least 5 megapixels and basic skills in Windows í97 or higher is necessary. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

ART250 - Community Art
Credit: 3 semester hours

Provides practical experience for students of all disciplines through a hands-on, site-specific work of art. Students research, develop, and implement an art project within the community. The specific nature of the project will vary from year to year (playground, park, mural, site specific sculpture). Each project provides the opportunity to apply skills and knowledge from a variety of courses across disciplines. It is not limited to art majors. This course can be repeated since content changes each semester it is offered. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

ART270 - Intermediate Special Topics
Credit: 3 semester hours

Students will practice and develop studio art concept and techniques either beyond the level or more varied than those addressed in other studio art courses. Students may repeat this course if the main focus of the content is different. This course is offered at the intermediate level. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

ART302 - Art in Context
Credit: 3 semester hours

Studies visual art in relation to a selected theme. Includes historical, political, social, and aesthetic contextualization, interpretation, and production of art forms. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

ART303 - Ceramics II
Credit: 3 semester hours

Invites further development of ceramic techniques in clay manipulation, surface decoration, and firing, as well as of aesthetic concerns. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.
Prerequisites: ART203 or permission of instructor

ART307 - Drawing III
Credit: 3 semester hours

Explores the techniques of drawing from abstraction to the human figure using a variety of media. Students work from personal narrative, imagination, live models, photographs, and from each other. Media used will include graphite, charcoal, pastel, ink, colored pencils, collage, fiber, and more. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.
Prerequisites: ART207 or permission of instructor

ART309 - Photography II
Credit: 3 semester hours

Investigation into the aesthetics and techniques of black-and-white photography including an introduction to experimentation with printing, finishing, and presentation techniques, as well as developed personal viewpoints. The class examines historical and contemporary photography and complements the development of a subject or personal vision. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.
Prerequisites: ART209 or permission of instructor

ART311 - Painting II
Credit: 3 semester hours

Offers a continuation of painting to increase control over painting media through practice and experimentation. Projects explore several levels of abstraction in both acrylic and oil. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.
Prerequisites: ART211 or permission of instructor

ART316 - Sculpture II
Credit: 3 semester hours

Offers a continuation of painting with further development of technique with increased focus on conceptualization and contemporary issues. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.
Prerequisites: ART216 or permission of instructor

ART350 - Community Art II
Credit: 3 semester hours

Provides practical experience for students of all disciplines through a hands-on, site-specific work of art. Students research, develop, and implement an art project within the community. The specific nature of the project will vary from year to year (playground, park, mural, site specific sculpture). Each project provides the opportunity to apply skills and knowledge from a variety of courses across disciplines. It is not limited to art majors. This course can be repeated since content changes each semester it is offered. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.
Prerequisites: ART250 or permission of instructor

ART370 - Advanced Special Topics
Credit: 3 semester hours

Students will practice and develop studio art concepts and techniques either beyond the level or more varied than those addressed in other studio art courses. Students may repeat this course if the main focus of the content is different. This course is offered at the advanced level. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

ART403 - Ceramics III
Credit: 3 semester hours

The processes, techniques and aesthetic concepts in ceramic media are further developed and intensified. Emphasis is placed on individual direction and focus. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.
Prerequisites: ART303 or permission of instructor

ART407 - Drawing IV
Credit: 3 semester hours

The continual development of the techniques of drawing exploring specific thematic approaches with an emphasis on personal, creative expression. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.
Prerequisites: ART307 or permission of instructor

ART409 - Photography III
Credit: 3 semester hours

Offers a continuation of techniques and concepts in black-and-white photography including the investigation of experimental and nontraditional applications of black-and-white imaging materials and processes. Historical and contemporary work will be examined. Emphasis is on photography as a means of personal, creative expression. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.
Prerequisites: ART309 or permission of instructor

ART411 - Painting III
Credit: 3 semester hours

Offers a continuation of ART 311, developing the technical mastery of painting media and exploring specific thematic approaches with an emphasis on painting as a means of personal, creative expression. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.
Prerequisites: ART311 or permission of instructor

ART416 - Sculpture III
Credit: 3 semester hours

Emphasis on the development of individual direction and focus in sculptural concept and practice. Progress is reviewed through individual critiques. The development of critical analysis of completed work is emphasized in group critiques. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.
Prerequisites: ART316 or permission of instructor

ART450 - Community Art III
Credit: 3 semester hours

Provides practical experience for students of all disciplines through a hands-on, site-specific work of art. Students research, develop, and implement an art project within the community. The specific nature of the project will vary from year to year (playground, park, mural, site specific sculpture). Each project provides the opportunity to apply skills and knowledge from a variety of courses across disciplines. It is not limited to art majors. This course can be repeated since content changes each semester it is offered. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.
Prerequisites: ART350 or permission of instructor

ART480 - Freshman/Senior Exhibits
Credit: 1 semester hour

Students participate in a group exhibition at the completion of the Foundation sequence. The Senior Exhibition takes place during the studentís senior year. Students prepare work created in upper division studio art classes for exhibition, learning how to install and promote their own solo or small group exhibit.

ART490 - Independent Study
Credit: 1-6 semester hours

Provides a course whose content is determined by the student and faculty member in consultation. The course may be repeated for additional credit. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.
Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor.

ENG205 - Introduction to Poetry
Credit: 3 semester hours

Introduces skills in reading, interpreting, and researching criticism of key texts in American and/or European poetry.

ENG206 - Introduction to Fiction
Credit: 3 semester hours

Introduces skills in reading, interpreting, and researching criticism of key texts in American and/or world fiction.

ENG207 - Introduction to Drama
Credit: 3 semester hours

Introduces skills in reading, interpreting, and researching criticism of key texts in American and/or world drama.

ENG208 - Introduction to Film
Credit: 3 semester hours

Introduces skills in reading, interpreting, and researching criticism of key texts in American and/or world film.

ENG209 - Introduction to Textuality
Credit: 3 semester hours

Introduces skills in reading, interpreting, and researching criticism of visual and verbal texts.

ENG210 - Language, Culture, and Society
Credit: 3 semester hours

A variety of topics in sociolinguistics will enhance students' understanding of diverse cultural issues, such as cross-cultural communication, cultural relativism, language variation among socio-economic and ethnic groups, and others. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

ENG221 - Creative Writing I
Credit: 3 semester hours

Explores various genres, including prose fiction and non-fiction, poetry and playwriting. Students will study models and contribute their own original work for review. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

ENG355 - Introduction to Linguistics
Credit: 3 semester hours

This course is a scientific study of language and explores the nature of language by engaging students in analyzing various language data. It covers syntax, phonology, semantics, morphology, pragmatics, and other areas of linguistics, such as language and culture and language variations. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.
Prerequisites: ENG109

ENG364 - African American Literature
Credit: 3 semester hours

This course focuses on African American literature from the 1700s to the present. Students examine writings from the aesthetic, historical, social, economic, and political contexts that inform these works. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.
Prerequisites: ENG109

ENG365 - Modern World Literature in English
Credit: 3 semester hours

Studies selected modern writers from 1870 to the present. This course may be repeated provided the subject matter differs. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.
Prerequisites: ENG109

ENG383 - Themes in Literature
Credit: 3 semester hours

Each semester in which this course is offered, the theme and works to be studied will be designated. The course may be repeated provided the subject matter differs. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

ENG490 - Independent Study
Credit: 1-6 semester hours

Under faculty direction, students engage in directed readings and tutorials that lead to the production of a major research paper or creative project that involves analysis of primary and secondary works. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.
Prerequisites: ENG109 Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor

MUS251 - Music Appreciation
Credit: 3 semester hours

A study of the elements of music and of the historical significance of music, including the cultivation of habits of intelligent listening. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

PHIL113 - Philosophy of the Person
Credit: 3 semester hours

Introduces some of the basic problems of philosophy, including the validity and limits of human knowledge, the order and disorder in the universe and in the human situation, the existence of God, and human happiness and virtue. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

PHIL154 - Ethics
Credit: 3 semester hours

A study of the major ethical theories from the ancient Greeks to the present. Also a study of the main challenges to ethics, particularly ethical relativism and ethical egoism. Although there will be efforts to show how the theories apply to specific moral dilemmas, the emphasis will be on the theoretical issues of the different ways to understand the basis of moral authority, the nature of the moral point of view, and the moral institutions of social life. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

PHIL301 - Political Philosophy
Credit: 3 semester hours

Introduces pivotal texts in the history of political thought, exploring the nature of society and of legitimate and illegitimate forms of government. In examining these texts, students will also consider the natures of justice and equality, of authority and power, as well as the relations between the individual and the state. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

PHIL306 - Special Topics in Philosophy
Credit: 3 semester hours

Provides the student with an opportunity to investigate a special topic in philosophy in some depth. The course makes use of primary philosophical texts along with current scholarship. Some of the topics that will be offered under this course designation will be problems in ethical theory; the philosophy of religion; existentialist themes; and problems of knowledge and reality. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

PHIL490 - Independent Study
Credit: 1-6 semester hours

Under faculty direction, students engage in directed readings and tutorials that lead to the production of a major research paper that involves analysis of primary and secondary works. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.
Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

TA110 - Theatre Appreciation
Credit: 3 semester hours

Combines background information in theatre history and the analysis of multiple plays with opportunities to view productions of the dramas studied in the course. Students also participate in brief scenes produced in class. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

TA115 - Theatre Arts Workshop
Credit: 3 semester hours

Integrates both performance art and scenic art through lecture, research, and the presentation of a produced script. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

TA212 - Voice and Diction
Credit: 3 semester hours

Emphasizes the use of voice in public communication and performance by addressing breathing, volume, pitch, emphasis, rate, pause, and proper articulation and pronunciation.