Jan 25, 2020  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog Archived Catalog

Course Descriptions


 

Accounting

  
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    ACC 1999r - Special Projects


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Individual or group projects. On demand. Prerequisites: department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ACC 2000 - Accounting and Financial Reporting: A User’s Perspective


    (3) Credit Hours

    This course provides an introduction to financial accounting within the context of the decision-making process used by internal and external users, their information processing styles, and the role of ethics and values in decision-making. The student will study accounting as the language of business, the four major financial statements, and the accounting cycle and its role in the development of accounting information. The course is appropriate for non-business majors seeking knowledge of today’s complex financial world. Fall and spring semesters. Credit will not apply toward a Business Administration: Accounting major. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ACC 2010 - Principles of Accounting I


    (3) Credit Hours

    Basic financial and managerial accounting principles as applied to manufacturing, service and retail enterprises. Includes the study of generally accepted accounting. Every semester. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing and MATH 1006 with a minimum grade of C or USTU 1050 or MATH 1130 or MATH 1710 or MATH 1830 or MATH 1910 or MATH 1950 or Math ACT 22 (SAT 520) or above or department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ACC 2020 - Principles of Accounting II


    (3) Credit Hours

    Basic financial and managerial accounting principles as applied to manufacturing, service and retail enterprises. Includes the study of generally accepted accounting. Every semester. Prerequisites: ACC 2010 with a minimum grade of C or department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ACC 3000 - Intermediate Accounting I


    (3) Credit Hours

    The study of theoretical foundations and structure of accounting as they relate to the presentation of financial statements. Emphasis will be on the framework underlying financial accounting and analysis of current and fixed assets. Every semester. Prerequisites: ACC 2010 and ACC 2020 with a minimum grade of B; and MATH 1830 or MATH 1910 or MATH 1950, MGT 2110 or MATH 2100, ENGL 1020, ECON 1010, and ECON 1020 with minimum grades of C or Department Head approval. Junior standing. Differential Course Fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ACC 3010 - Intermediate Accounting II


    (3) Credit Hours

    The study of theoretical foundations and structure of accounting as they relate to the presentation of financial statements. Emphasis will be placed on analysis of liabilities, equity, deferred taxes, leases, pensions, and other financial reporting considerations. Every semester. Prerequisites: ACC 3000 with a minimum grade of C or department head approval. Junior standing. Differential Course Fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ACC 3020 - Intermediate Accounting III


    (3) Credit Hours

    The theoretical foundations and structure of accounting as they relate to the presentation of financial statements. Emphasis will be placed on analysis of the statement of cash flows, deferred taxes, leases, pensions, earnings per share, and other financial reporting considerations. Every semester. Prerequisites: ACC 3010 with a minimum grade of C or department head approval. Junior standing. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ACC 3050 - Managerial Cost Accounting


    (3) Credit Hours

    Introduction to the managerial-cost accounting models available for planning, controlling, and evaluating operations. Including: the development and utilization of unit standard costs, job order and process costing, variance analysis, direct and absorption costing models, and their data requirements. Every semester. Prerequisites: ACC 2020 with a minimum grade of C or department head approval. Junior standing. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ACC 3060 - Budgeting


    (3) Credit Hours

    Cost accounting by standard costs. Cost analysis and cost distribution reports emphasized. Method and procedures in the preparation and execution of master and special budgets for industrial and commercial enterprises. Prerequisites: ACC 3050 with a minimum grade of C or department head approval. Junior standing. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ACC 3070 - Federal Tax Accounting


    (3) Credit Hours

    Fundamentals of federal income tax with major emphasis upon tax law and regulations applicable to individuals. Every semester. Prerequisites: ACC 3000 with a minimum grade of C and BUS 3350 or department head approval. Junior standing. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ACC 3120 - Essentials of Financial Statements


    (3) Credit Hours

    An application of accounting principles and an examination of how those principles influence the financial reporting process. Every semester. Prerequisites: FIN 3020 or department head approval. Credit not allowed toward the Accounting major.  Junior standing. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ACC 3900r - Experiential Learning: Academic Internship Program


    (1-3) Credit Hours

    A supervised work experience designed to strengthen the student’s technical competencies and fundamental knowledge in accounting, finance, management, marketing or entrepreneurship. Application process required. Minimum GPA and previous coursework will be evaluated prior to approval. A maximum of three credit hours can be earned through one internship position. A maximum of six credit hours can be earned in BUS/ACC/ETR/FIN/MGT/MKT 3900r per student through the College of Business with no more than three hours earned per semester. Every semester. Prerequisites: Approval of internship coordinator. Junior standing.  Open to business majors only. Differential Course Fee will be assessed. Graded on a satisfactory/no credit basis. 
  
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    ACC 4010 - Advanced Accounting


    (3) Credit Hours

    Theory of business combinations and preparation of consolidated financial statements; accounting for foreign currency translations, and partnerships. Every semester. Prerequisites: ACC 3010 with a minimum grade of C, MGT 2120 with a minimum grade of C; or department head approval. Junior standing. Differential Course Fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ACC 4050 - Auditing


    (3) Credit Hours

    Kinds of audits, systems of accounts, and methods of conducting audits. Preparation of working papers and reports. Fall and spring semesters. Prerequisites: ACC 3010 with a minimum grade of C, MGT 2120 with a minimum grade of C, or department head approval. Pre or Corequisites: ACC 4080 or department head approval. Junior standing. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ACC 4060 - Advanced Managerial Accounting


    (3) Credit Hours

    An investigation of alternative managerial accounting models available for planning, controlling, and evaluating operating and capital expenditures. Including investigations of the assumptions, behavioral implications, quantitative methodologies, and controversial issues in current and proposed managerial accounting models. On demand. Prerequisites: ACC 3050 with a minimum grade of C and FIN 3020 or department head approval. Junior standing. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ACC 4070 - Governmental Accounting


    (3) Credit Hours

    Accounting systems of institutions and various governmental units. Fund transactions, revenues and expenditures, appropriations, and form and content reports. Fall and spring semesters. Prerequisites: ACC 3000 with a minimum grade of C or department head approval. Junior standing. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ACC 4080 - Accounting Information Systems


    (3) Credit Hours

    This course provides an introduction to accounting information systems concepts. Emphasis is on the definition of accounting information, current accounting technology, the systems development life cycle, systems controls, accounting transaction cycles and related documents and files. Every semester. Prerequisites: MGT 1000 or CPSC 1000 with a minimum grade of C; ACC 3000 with a minimum grade of C and ACC 3050 with a minimum grade of C, or ACC 3120, or department head approval. Junior standing. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ACC 4110 - Taxation of Corporations and Partnerships


    (3) Credit Hours

    Fundamentals of federal income tax laws covering the formation, liquidation and reorganization of corporations and partnerships. Emphasis is placed on the federal income tax laws as they relate to both the entity and the owner. Fall and spring semesters. Prerequisites: ACC 3010 with a minimum grade of C and ACC 3070 with a minimum grade of C or department head approval. Junior standing. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ACC 4995r - Departmental Thesis


    (1-3) Credit Hours

    Department may have additional prerequisite requirements. Student must submit an Individual Studies/Research Contract to the Records Office at the time of registration. Every semester. Requires University Honors approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ACC 4997r - Research


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Department may have additional prerequisite requirements. Student must submit an Individual Studies/Research Contract to the Records Office at the time of registration. Every semester. Prerequisites: department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ACC 4998r - Individual Studies


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Department may have additional prerequisite requirements. Student must submit an Individual Studies/Research Contract to the Records Office at the time of registration. Every semester. Prerequisites: department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ACC 4999r - Group Studies


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Department may have additional prerequisite requirements. On demand. Prerequisites: department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 

Anthropology

  
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    ANTH 1000 - Mysteries of the Human Journey


    (3) Credit Hours

    Cultural and biological development of human society as interpreted by anthropologists from the remains of prehistoric life and the culture of contemporary humans. Application of anthropological methods to puzzles such as Neanderthals, Stonehenge, Mayan calendar, witchcraft, globalism, and our species’ future. Every semester. 
  
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    ANTH 1100 - Biological Anthropology


    (4) Credit Hours

    In order to investigate our human ancestry this course will introduce the concepts of evolution, natural selection, adaptation, and genetic inheritance. Students will examine the human fossil record, comparative nonhuman and human primate osteology and dentition, and modern human biological variation. The course will also address the applied application of this subfield to the study of the evolution of modern diseases and other health related issues. In lab, students will apply and practice content knowledge. Fall semester. Corequisites: ANTH 1100L. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ANTH 1200 - Cultural Anthropology


    (3) Credit Hours

    The comparative study of culture, social organization, economics, government, education, religion, language, and arts in various primitive and present societies; cultural integration and change. Every semester. 
  
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    ANTH 1300 - Language, Culture, and Society


    (3) Credit Hours

    The inter-relationship of language, culture, thought, and communication in human societies, with an emphasis on non-Western traditions.
  
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    ANTH 1400 - Archaeology


    (3) Credit Hours

    The study of human prehistoric and historic past as derived from the archaeological record. Basic techniques, methods, theoretical approaches, and major conclusions of archaeological investigation. Every semester. 
  
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    ANTH 1999r - Special Projects


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Individual or group projects. On demand. Prerequisites: department head approval. 
  
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    ANTH 2000 - Native Americans


    (3) Credit Hours

    This course explores the prehistory, ethnography, and contact history of indigenous peoples of North America. Topics range from archaeology to contemporary problems facing Native Americans today. Every third semester. 
  
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    ANTH 2120 - Human Variation


    (3) Credit Hours

    This course will investigate the variation that exists within our own species, both between and within populations. It will focus on the evolutionary and genetic basis of human variation, as well as its diversity, adaptive significance, and distribution. Topics covered will include: body shape and physiology, blood groups, susceptibility to disease, and skin color. It will survey the historical attempts to classify humans into different races, assess definitions of race as solely a cultural construct, and attempts to link race with intelligence and performance. Spring semester. 
  
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    ANTH 2200 - Human Origins


    (3) Credit Hours

    Origins of the human species, culture, and cognition based on primate models, fossil record, genetic evidence, and prehistoric material culture and sites, as interpreted by anthropologists using the scientific method and evolutionary theory. Every third semester. 
  
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    ANTH 2300 - Applied Anthropology


    (3) Credit Hours

    A systematic inquiry of various applications of anthropology to solve human problems, both internationally and within the United States. Discussions include the history of applied anthropology, ethical considerations, methods and the roles of anthropologists in contemporary cultural and economic development.
  
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    ANTH 2400 - World Prehistory


    (3) Credit Hours

    Topics of world archaeology covering the Paleolithic in the Old and New Worlds up through the development of agriculture and the search for the prerequisites of civilization. Comparison of differences and similarities in the cultural trajectories for various areas in the world, and their possible causes, will be stressed. On demand. 
  
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    ANTH 3000 - Forensic Anthropology


    (3) Credit Hours

    This course focuses on the application of biological anthropology within the realm of forensic science. It examines the work of a forensic anthropologist and how individual identifications are made from skeletal and dental remains. Emphasis is given to the role of the forensic anthropologist within the environment of a medical examiner’s office. topics include the osteological assessment of age, sex, ancestry, stature, trauma, pathology, taphonomy, and the estimation of the postmortem interval. This course includes lectures, readings, and anatomical laboratory exercises that will underscore the medicolegal importance of the human skeleton. Spring semester. Prerequisites: ANTH 1100 or department head approval. 
  
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    ANTH 3030 - Primate Behavior and Ecology


    (3) Credit Hours

    A comparative survey of the ecology, social behavior , and cognitive ability of nonhuman primates, especially monkeys and apes, with emphasis on the evolutionary factors that have shaped primate behavior. Prerequisites: ANTH 1100 or PSY 1010 or department head approval. May be registered as PSY 3150. No credit in both ANTH 3030 and PSY 3150. 
  
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    ANTH 3100 - Ethnographic Methods


    (3) Credit Hours

    This course introduces the key elements of ethnographic research and the role it plays in generating social and cultural knowledge. Topics include ethnographic research design, participant observation, interviewing, data analysis, and developing ethnographic projects. Fall semester. Prerequisites: a statistics course (SOC 2500 recommended) and ANTH 1200 or ANTH 1300, or department head approval. 
  
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    ANTH 3125 - Cultures of Latin America


    (3) Credit Hours

    This course is an introduction to the many cultures of Latin America. Topics cover the sociopolitical and economic systems of indigenous peoples, rural-urban migration, peoples of the rainforests and their interaction with the local ecology, labor migration to the United States, and the survival of native culture in Latin America. Prerequisites: ANTH 1200 or department head approval. 
  
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    ANTH 3130r - Media and Communication Laboratory


    (3) Credit Hours

    An anthropological analysis of contemporary media, communication, and symbolic culture, including documentary and feature films. Prerequisites: ANTH 1200 or ANTH 1300 or department head approval. 
  
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    ANTH 3160 - Chinese Society and Culture


    (3) Credit Hours

    This course provides a general introduction of the culture and social structure of China. Topics of discussions include the origin of the Chinese culture, family and social organization, religion, ideology, and tradition vs. modernization. Every third semester. Prerequisites: ANTH 2080 or approval of the department head. 
  
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    ANTH 3210 - Anthropological Theory


    (3) Credit Hours

    A systematic survey of the development of major theories in anthropology with particular attention to theories of culture. Spring semester. Prerequisites: 9 hours of anthropology or department head approval. 
  
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    ANTH 3220 - Medicine and Disease: A Cross-Cultural Perspective


    (3) Credit Hours

    Cross-cultural study of medicine and disease; the relationship between the development of medicines and medical care, including-non-Western medical systems, and cultural beliefs, social systems, ecological adaptations, and cultural changes of human groups. Prerequisites: ANTH 1200 or department head approval. May be registered as SOC 3650 or PSY 3220. Credit allowed in only one of the three courses. 
  
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    ANTH 3330 - The Archaeology of Latin America


    (3) Credit Hours

    This course is designed to familiarize students with the prehistory of their Latin American neighbors, highlighting some of the major cultural groups of Mexico, Guatemala and Belize, including the Olmec, Maya, Zapotec and Aztec. It will provide the foundation needed to understand contemporary Latin America, highlighting continuities between the region’s prehistoric cultures and today’s indigenous groups. Prerequisites: ANTH 1400 or department head approval. 
  
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    ANTH 3350 - Archaeological Field Methods


    (3 or 6) Credit Hours

    Theory, method, and techniques of field research in archaeology, training and practice in surveying, photography, field recording, and other basic skills. Every summer. Prerequisites: department head approval. 
  
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    ANTH 3360 - Southeastern Native Americans


    (3) Credit Hours

    Native Americans of the Southeast, their subsistence patterns, social organization, political structures, and belief systems, as derived from archaeological, documentary, and ethnographic sources. Emphasis is given to the late prehistoric and early historic periods. Every third semester. Prerequisites: ANTH 1200 or ANTH 1400 or department head approval. 
  
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    ANTH 3370 - Tennessee Archaeology


    (3) Credit Hours

    The archaeology of prehistoric and historic Tennessee. Based on archaeological research, an overview of the history of human occupation in the state of Tennessee is presented. Emphasis on local sites whenever possible. Every third semester. Prerequisites: ANTH 1200 or ANTH 1400 or ANTH 3360 or department head approval. 
  
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    ANTH 3380 - Sociocultural Studies of Aging


    (3) Credit Hours

    A basic course in social and cultural studies of aging using multidisciplinary and comparative approaches to provide a comprehensive introduction to the human experience of aging. Prerequisites: ANTH 1000 or ANTH 1200 or SOC 1510 or SOC 2150 or department head approval. May be registered as SOC 3570. Credit not allowed in both ANTH 3380 and SOC 3570. 
  
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    ANTH 3600 - Ape Language and Cognition


    (3) Credit Hours

    A review and critical analysis of great ape intelligence and culture, focusing on sign language, speech, computer language, and other symbol studies with great apes and other intelligent animals. Examines the origins of culture, language, and intelligence in humans, and the ethical treatment of great apes and other intelligent animals in nature and under human care. Prerequisites: ANTH 1100 or ANTH 1300 or PSY 1010 or department head approval. May be registered as PSY 3600. No credit in both ANTH 3600 and PSY 3600. 
  
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    ANTH 4140 - Research Seminar


    (3) Credit Hours

    The use of social research techniques to report on social and cultural phenomena; data collection and analysis, writing of a research report. Research project required of all students. Spring semester. Prerequisites: SOC 3140 or ANTH 3140 or department head approval. May be registered as SOC 4140. Credit not allowed in both SOC 4140 and ANTH 4140. 
  
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    ANTH 4940r - Anthropology Internship


    (3-6) Credit Hours

    Intended to provide majors an opportunity to experience “hands on” activities in a human services setting, learn the operation and policies of an agency, integrate classroom theory with practice, and develop the requisite competencies necessary for a sociological/anthropological practitioner. Prerequisites: SOC 1510 and SOC 3120 or ANTH 1520 and ANTH 3020, completed at least one semester at UTC, minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75, completion of additional Sociology/Anthropology courses relevant to the internship and approval of the internship coordinator or department head approval. Junior standing.
  
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    ANTH 4995r - Departmental Thesis


    (1-3) Credit Hours

    Department may have additional prerequisite requirements. Student must submit an Individual Studies/Research Contract to the Records Office at the time of registration. Every semester. Requires University Honors approval. 
  
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    ANTH 4997r - Research


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Department may have additional prerequisite requirements. Student must submit an Individual Studies/Research Contract to the Records Office at the time of registration. Every semester. Prerequisites: department head approval. 
  
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    ANTH 4998r - Individual Studies


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Department may have additional prerequisite requirements. Student must submit an Individual Studies/Research Contract to the Records Office at the time of registration. Every semester. Prerequisites: department head approval. 
  
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    ANTH 4999r - Group Studies


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Department may have additional prerequisite requirements. On demand. Prerequisites: department head approval. 

Art

  
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    ART 1000 - Introduction to Contemporary Art Practices


    (3) Credit Hours

    This course is an introduction to the foundations of visual and verbal language universal to all artistic disciplines. A focus on critical thinking, writing skills, and close reading are emphasized through hands-on exercises, contemporary art examples, lectures, group discussion, and field trips. Attention paid to introducing the resources available within the University, the department, and the Chattanooga community. Fall semester. Corequisites: ART 1010 and ART 1050 or department head approval. Art Majors only or department head approval. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ART 1010 - Studio Processes


    (3) Credit Hours

    An introduction to the visual elements and principles of design through hands-on exploration, critical reading, written responses, and verbal critique. Special attention paid to developing craftsmanship, an ability to decode images, and an informed point of view.  Studio hours 6. Fall semester. Corequisites: ART 1050 and ART 1000 (ICAP) or department head approval. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ART 1020 - Space and Sequence


    (3) Credit Hours

    An introduction to the basic material skills of working in three and four dimensions. Develops basic competencies in producing and using 3D materials, images, sound, and text in order to explore context, duration, and content. Students will gain technical skills through a series of projects emphasizing the manipulation of materials as well as the context of objects and environments in contemporary culture. Studio hours 6. Spring semester. Corequisites: ART 1060 or department head approval. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ART 1040 - Visual Studies III: Color Theory and Fundamentals


    (3) Credit Hours

    An introduction to color perception and to the principles of color application on a 2D plane. Basic theoretical systems, harmonic systems, pigment and color mixing, color interaction; historical, psychological and symbolic implications. Studio hours 6. Spring semester. Prerequisites: ART 1010 for the art major or department head approval. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed.  
  
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    ART 1050 - Observational Drawing


    (3) Credit Hours

    An introduction to drawing and pictorial composition using basic drawing media in black and white. Primary emphasis on line, form, value, texture, space, shape, and one-point and multiple-point perspective, and the figure. Studio hours 6. Fall semester. Corequisites: ART 1010 and ART 1000 (ICAP) or department head approval. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ART 1060 - Expanded Drawing


    (3) Credit Hours

    A focus on the process of making drawings, including ideation and research. Experimentation is highly encouraged and expected as part of the regular class work. Students will examine how drawing connects to multiple categories of artwork including video, performance, sculpture, and design.  Studio hours 6. Spring semester. Corequisites: ART 1020 or department head approval. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ART 1110 - Introduction to Art


    (3) Credit Hours

    Designed to heighten perception, appreciation, and enjoyment of the visual arts of the western world, this course examines selected works representative of a broad range of functions, forms, styles, and artistic intentions from prehistoric to present day. Consideration of the formal elements, design principles, and technical factors of significance in the production of works. Every semester. For the non-art major. 
  
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    ART 1200 - Introduction to Art Education


    (3) Credit Hours

    Examination of a broad range of historical and philosophical issues in art education. Designed to help the student discover values in art education. Lectures, readings, reports, and discussion. On demand. 
  
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    ART 1999r - Special Projects


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Individual or group projects. For individual projects, student must submit an Individual Studies/Research Contract to the Records Office at the time of registration. On demand. Prerequisites: department head approval. 
  
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    ART 2050 - Figure Drawing


    (3) Credit Hours

    Complex formal, psychological, and theoretical problems related to working from direct observation of a live nude model through the practice of drawing. Students will consider the body as a tool and as a subject, rich with conceptual possibilities that challenge conventional approaches to figure drawing. Readings and discussions will examine topics such as the tradition of the figure, the relationship between the artist and model, the dichotomy of the naked versus the nude, and identity. Introduction to a diverse range of artists will provide a historical framework and emphasize the figure in contemporary art. Studio hours 6. Courses are sequential for art majors; ART 2050 or department head approval is prerequisite to ART 2060. ART 2060 is not required for the B.S. and B.A. degrees. ART 2050 fall semester; ART 2060 spring semester. Prerequisites: ART 1060 or department head approval. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ART 2060 - Drawing Research and Ideation


    (3) Credit Hours

    An introduction to a variety of drawing media and processes to promote experimentation and support the development of the student’s individual research priorities. Students will generate content through research, writing, planning, and discussion. Readings and lectures will supplement studio problems and offer an expanded view of the medium. Studio hours 6. Prerequisites: ART 1060 or department head approval. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ART 2070 - Painting I


    (3) Credit Hours

    An introduction to the visual language of painting, including its technical, formal, and perceptual features: mark, color, surface, facture, touch, edge, and support. Students will practice the techniques and methods of various periods, with an emphasis on current approaches. Readings, lectures, and discussion will supplement studio problems, establishing an awareness of the context within which a painting is made and viewed today. Studio hours 6. Courses are sequential for art majors; ART 2070 is prerequisite to ART 2080. Prerequisites: ART 1010, ART 1050, ART 1060 or department head approval. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ART 2080 - Painting II


    (3) Credit Hours

    Building on the foundation of Painting I, students will learn basic construction of painting supports and work with approaches to representation and abstraction. Painting problems will promote experimentation and interpretation as students work to generate personal content and individual research priorities. Lectures, readings, writing, and discussions will supplement studio problems. Studio hours 6. Courses are sequential for art majors; ART 2070 is prerequisite to ART 2080. Prerequisites: ART 1010, ART 1050, ART 1060 or department head approval.  
  
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    ART 2140 - The History of Western Art from Prehistoric through Medieval


    (3) Credit Hours

    Designed to heighten perception, appreciation, and enjoyment of the visual arts of the western world, this course examines selected works representative of a broad range of functions, forms, styles, and artistic intentions. The visual arts of the Prehistoric, Ancient Near Eastern, Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Early Christian, Byzantine, Romanesque, and Gothic periods will be introduced. The art historical development, formal elements, design principles, and technical factors of significance in the production of works. Fall semester. Prerequisites: ENGL 1020 or UHON 1020, or department head approval. 
  
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    ART 2150 - The History of Western Art from the Renaissance to the Present


    (3) Credit Hours

    Designed to heighten perception, appreciation, and enjoyment of the visual arts of the western world, this course examines selected works representative of a broad range of functions, forms, styles, and artistic intentions. The art of the Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo, and Romantic periods, and of the various movements of the modern era in the 19th and 20th Century are the focus of this survey. Consideration of the formal elements, design principles, and technical factors of significance in the production of works of this period. Emphasis will be placed on the relationship of art and society. Spring semester. Prerequisites: ART 2140 or department head approval. 
  
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    ART 2230 - Survey of Sculptural Practice


    (3) Credit Hours

    Survey of the development of sculptural practice in relationship to culture. This course includes discussions, readings, presentations, field trips, and writing on topics that range from the historical role of the object to emerging forms of art making. Studio hours 6. Prerequisites: ART 2140 or department head approval. Spring semester. 
  
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    ART 2330 - Sculpture I


    (3) Credit Hours

    Introduction to the concepts, techniques, and processes of sculpture in a variety of traditional and nontraditional media. Studio hours 6. Fall semester. Prerequisites: Art 1020 or department head approval. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ART 2530 - Introduction to Printmaking


    (3) Credit Hours

    Survey of printmaking history and processes. Limited studio experience in basic techniques of relief, intaglio, lithography and screen printing. Studio hours 6. Spring semester. Prerequisites: ART 1010 and ART 1060 or department head approval. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ART 2601 - Visual Literacy for Graphic Design


    (3) Credit Hours

    Semiotics as a foundation for the concepts and methodologies central to the practice of graphic design. Emphasis on shaping meaning, image making, and connecting form to concept. Fall semester. Studio hours 6. Prerequisites: ART 1010, ART 1060 or department head approval. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ART 2611 - Typography I


    (3) Credit Hours

    Typographic strategies that focus on uniting aesthetics and purposeful communication. Emphasis on developing a variety of typographic strategies including lettering, type design, and designing with text. Spring semester. Studio hours 6. Prerequisites: ART 2601 or department head approval. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ART 2810 - Photography I


    (3) Credit Hours

    Introductory study of the fundamental technical, aesthetic and theoretical concepts of photography as an expressive medium. Emphasis is placed on establishing an awareness of photographic seeing, composition, and the fundamentals of camera operation. Studio hours 6. Every semester. Prerequisites: ART 1010 or department head approval. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ART 2820 - Photography II


    (3) Credit Hours

    Intermediate study of the technical, aesthetic and theoretical concepts of photography as an expressive medium. Students develop skills in the critical analysis of photographs, and learn to develop independent projects. Studio hours 6. Spring semester. Prerequisites: ART 2810 or department head approval. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ART 2830 - Media Art I


    (3) Credit Hours

    Introduction to the fundamental technical, aesthetic and theoretical concepts of video and sound as related to the creative potential of the moving image. Studio hours 6. Spring Semester. Prerequisites: ART 1010 or department head approval. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ART 2840 - Survey of Time-based Art


    (3) Credit Hours

    Survey of the origin and development in time-based media art and its relationship to our contemporary culture. Through presentations, discussions, field trips, readings, and writing this class will impart a greater understanding of the history of and contemporary issues in photography, film, video, performance art, installation, sound, web, and electronic art. Fall semester. This course will not fulfill the upper-division art history requirement. Studio hours 6. Prerequisites: ART 1010 or department head approval. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ART 2900r - Portfolio Review


    (0) Credit Hours

    Participation in a portfolio review of individual student work for the sophomore and transfer student. Written and oral presentation required. The review process will be used to evaluate an individual’s studio progress and assist in the identification of an area of concentration. Spring Semester. Prerequisites: Art 1010, ART 1020, ART 1050, ART 1060 and ART 2140 or department head approval. Evaluated on a satisfactory/no progress basis. 
  
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    ART 3010 - Art Structure


    (3) Credit Hours

    An exploration of the visual arts to enhance critical perception and appreciation of art with experiences in describing, analyzing and comparing various examples. Involves studio experiences in painting, drawing, sculpture, and other media as well as written work in art history and contemporary theory and criticism. Every semester. For the non-art major. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ART 3070 - Painting and Drawing Studio I


    (3) Credit Hours

    The first of a four-semester advanced studio and seminar sequence for students pursuing the BFA in Painting and Drawing. Students work to develop an independent studio practice through self-directed creative research. Group critiques and individual studio visits with the instructor provide a critical framework. Lectures and seminars offer opportunities for group discussion of required readings, research, and relevant historical and contemporary issues in painting. Studio hours 6. Courses are sequential for Art majors; ART 3070 is prerequisite to ART 3080. ART 3070 fall semester; ART 3080 spring semester. Prerequisites: ART 2900, ART 2080 or department head approval. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ART 3080 - Painting and Drawing Studio II


    (3) Credit Hours

    The second of a four-semester advanced studio and seminar sequence for students pursuing the BFA in Painting and Drawing. Students work to develop an independent studio practice through self-directed creative research. Group critiques and individual studio visits with the instructor provide a critical framework. Lectures and seminars offer opportunities for group discussion of required readings, research, and relevant historical and contemporary issues in painting. Studio hours 6. Courses are sequential for Art majors; ART 3070 is prerequisite to ART 3080. ART 3070 fall semester; ART 3080 spring semester.  Prerequisites: ART 2900, ART 2080 or department head approval.  Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ART 3100 - Critical Theory for the Visual Artist


    (3) Credit Hours

    An introduction to critical theory from the perspective of artistic practice. An examination of the origins of contemporary critical discourse, as well as the numerous schools of thought known as postmodernism. The student will acquire a framework for understanding and engaging contemporary art, and will gain an appreciation for the potential of theory to inform artistic research. Fall semester. Prerequisites: ART 2150 or department head approval. 
  
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    ART 3120 - Figure Painting


    (3) Credit Hours

    Various approaches to representing the human form in painting through work from nude and clothed models, and from personally generated source material. The student’s individual approach and sensibility is encouraged to allow for broad interpretation of painting problems. A range of historical and contemporary artists is introduced with an emphasis on the figure in contemporary painting. Readings, lectures, and discussions will supplement studio problems. Studio hours 6. Prerequisites: ART 2900, ART 2080 or department head approval. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ART 3140 - The History of Modern Architecture


    (3) Credit Hours

    American architecture from the late 18th century to the present. Begins with the French “Visionary” architects, proceeds to the British Arts and Crafts Movement, German Expressionism, American Period revivals, and International Style. Also covers Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Frank Lloyd Wright and the Prairie School, progressive architecture in Holland, Italy, and Japan, and advent of Post Modernism. Emphasis on the relationship between architectural and sociopolitical scenes of the modern world. Fall semester alternate years. Prerequisites: ART 2150 or department head approval. 
  
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    ART 3150 - History of Modern Painting and Sculpture


    (3) Credit Hours

    A survey of the last 100 years of western painting and sculpture from Post-Impression to Post-Modernism. Fall semester alternate years. Prerequisites: ART 2150 or department head approval. 
  
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    ART 3230 - Materials and Procedures in Art Education


    (3) Credit Hours

    Exploratory activities designed to acquaint the prospective teacher of art with a representative range of art materials, art history methodology, and aesthetic criticism appropriate for the elementary and secondary classroom. On demand. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ART 3240 - Materials and Procedures in Art Education


    (3) Credit Hours

    Exploratory activities designed to acquaint the prospective teacher of art with a representative range of art materials, art history methodology, and aesthetic criticism appropriate for the elementary and secondary classroom. On demand. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ART 3360 - Sculpture II


    (3) Credit Hours

    Intermediate study of the concepts, techniques, and processes of contemporary sculpture in a variety of traditional and nontraditional media. Studio hours 6. Spring semester. Prerequisites: Art 2330 or department head approval. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ART 3370 - Sculpture Studio I


    (3) Credit Hours

    Seminar and studio for the exploration of contemporary concepts and media with an emphasis on developing a strong personal vision and conceptual intent. Studio hours 6. Courses are sequential; ART 3370 or department head approval is prerequisite to ART 3380. Fall semester. Prerequisites: Art 2900 and ART 3360 or department head approval. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ART 3380 - Sculpture Studio II


    (3) Credit Hours

    Seminar and studio for the exploration of contemporary concepts and media with an emphasis on developing a strong personal vision and conceptual intent. Studio hours 6. Courses are sequential; ART 3370 or department head approval is prerequisite to ART 3380. Spring semester. Prerequisites: Art 2900 and ART 3370 or department head approval. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ART 3601 - Design History


    (3) Credit Hours

    Survey of historical design practice emphasizing the relationship between designed objects and ideas to the circumstances of their production. This course will not fulfill the upper-division art history requirement.  Spring semester. Prerequisites: ART 2140, ART 2601 or department head approval. 
  
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    ART 3611 - Typography II


    (3) Credit Hours

    Typographic expression, experimental processes, and exploration of the relationship between form, content, and meaning. Fall semester. Studio hours 6. Prerequisites: ART 2900, ART 2611 or department head approval. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ART 3621 - Interactive Media


    (3) Credit Hours

    Principles of designing for interactivity including user experience best practices and working with current web standards. Students will build technical skills while considering the cultural impact of digital life.  Fall semester. Studio hours 6. Prerequisites: ART 2900, ART 2601 or department head approval. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ART 3631 - Processes and Materials for Graphic Design


    (3) Credit Hours

    Graphic design methodology with an emphasis on the integral relationship between process and product. Students will engage a broad range of traditional and experimental methods. Fall semester. Studio hours 6. Prerequisites: ART 2900, Art 2601 or department head approval. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ART 3641 - Professional Practices in Graphic Design


    (3) Credit Hours

    Application of graphic design principles focused on human-centered design. Students will emulate a professional design studio, working collaboratively in partnership with a client. Spring semester. Studio hours 6. Prerequisites: ART 2900, ART 3631 or department head approval. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ART 3660 - Sculpture III


    (3) Credit Hours

    In-depth study of the concepts, techniques, and processes of sculpture in a variety of nontraditional and expanded media forms. Studio hours 6. Fall semester. Prerequisites: ART 3360 or department head approval. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ART 3830 - Media Art II


    (3) Credit Hours

    Intermediate study of moving image and sound design with emphasis on developing and communicating a strong personal vision while expanding a working knowledge of the tools and techniques of all stages of production. Studio hours 6.  Fall Semester. Prerequisites: ART 2830 or department head approval. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ART 3840 - Photography and Media Art Studio I


    (3) Credit Hours

    Advanced seminar and studio presenting problems in analytical study, creative interpretation and logistics of working with photography and media art. Studio hours 6. Fall semester. Prerequisites: ART 2810, ART 2820, ART 2830, and ART 2900 or department head approval. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ART 3850 - Photography and Media Art Studio II


    (3) Credit Hours

    Advanced seminar and studio presenting problems in analytical study, creative interpretation and logistics of working with photography and media art. Studio hours 6. Spring semester. Prerequisites: ART 2810, ART 2820, ART 2830, ART 2900, and ART 3840 or department head approval. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ART 4010 - Visual Arts Internship


    (3) Credit Hours

    Practical experience in a professional environment to provide individuals with the opportunity to be supervised in art-related agencies. These would include, but not be limited to, advertising and media industries, art museum operation, gallery management, etc. Every semester. Prerequisites: ART 2900 and department head approval during the preceding semester. 
 

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