Oct 02, 2022  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Course Descriptions


The courses listed below are all active courses in the course inventory. Students should refer to the class schedule or the appropriate academic department to inquire about course offerings.

 
  
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    ART 245 - Visual Literacy: Clay and Form


    Description
    Introductory course exploring basic historical theory and application of 3-D design to include various media, hand-building, wheel-throwing, and non-vessel construction.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
    Course Fee $65.00

    Course Designation(s)
    • GNED - Fine Arts
  
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    ART 251 - Creative Arts, Culture, and Community


    LCCN CART 1023, Introduction to Visual Arts

    Description
    Introduction to the creative arts of diverse cultures. Includes hands-on lab experiences with various media and technology, demonstrations, performances, and visiting artists. Exploration of the connections that exist between individuals, communities, and the arts.

    Note(s)
    Does not meet art history requirements for the Bachelor of Arts in Art program. No duplicate credit for ART 251 and ART 351.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
    Course Fee $5.00

    Course Designation(s)
    • GNED - Fine Arts
  
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    ART 261 - Art History: Ancient through Medieval


    LCCN CART 2103, Art History l

    Description
    Chronological survey of art: prehistoric, Near-Eastern, Greek, Roman, and medieval art.

    Note(s)
    No duplicate credit for ART 261 and ART 361.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
    Course Fee $5.00

    Course Designation(s)
    • GNED - Fine Arts
  
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    ART 262 - Art History: Renaissance to Modern


    LCCN CART 2113, Art History ll

    Description
    Chronological survey of Renaissance to modern art.

    Note(s)
    No duplicate credit for ART 262 and ART 362.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
    Course Fee $5.00

    Course Designation(s)
    • GNED - Fine Arts
  
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    ART 305 - Illustration I


    Description
    Introduction to digital illustration. Photoshop and other computer illustration techniques are explored along with traditional studio media.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ART 101, ART 102, and ART 225.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
    Course Fee $75.00

  
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    ART 306 - Illustration II


    Description
    Introduction to digital illustration. Photoshop and other computer illustration techniques are explored along with traditional studio media.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ART 225 and ART 305.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
    Course Fee $75.00

  
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    ART 307 - Emerging Media Practices


    Description
    An examination of important emerging technological practices in the field of mass communication.

    Note(s)
    No duplicate credit for ART 307 and MCOM 355.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    ART 311 - Intermediate Painting I


    Description
    Intermediate studio in painting emphasizing the development of personal vision and imagery with a continued investigation of materials and techniques.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ART 102, ART 211, and ART 217.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
  
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    ART 312 - Intermediate Painting II


    Description
    Intermediate studio in painting emphasizing the development of personal vision and imagery with a continued investigation of materials and techniques.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ART 211 and ART 311.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
  
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    ART 317 - Figure Drawing I


    Description
    Drawing in various media from models.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ART 217.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
  
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    ART 318 - Figure Drawing II


    Description
    Drawing in various media from models.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ART 217 and ART 317.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
  
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    ART 322 - Intermediate Printmaking


    Description
    Intermediate studio printmaking. Topics include: monoprinting, silkscreen, lithography, relief, and intaglio.

    Note(s)
    May be repeated to accrue a total of 6 credit hours. No duplicate credit for ART 322 and ART 223, ART 224, ART 319, ART 320, ART 323, or ART 324.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ART 101 or ART 217.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
    Course Fee $75.00

  
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    ART 325 - Internship in Graphic Design


    Description
    Practical experience in graphic design, photography, and/or digital media. Intern assigned to complete 120 work hours under supervision of a cooperating business or agency and a coordinator from the Department of Visual Arts.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of department head.

    Cr 3
    Course Designation(s)
    • INT
  
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    ART 326 - Intermediate Graphic Design I


    Description
    Studio problems in corporate identity, brochures, packaging, and poster design using computer.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ART 101, ART 217, and ART 225.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
    Course Fee $75.00

  
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    ART 327 - Intermediate Graphic Design II


    Description
    Studio problems in corporate identity, brochures, packaging, and poster design using computer.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ART 225 and ART 326.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
    Course Fee $75.00

  
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    ART 328 - Intermediate Photography I


    Description
    Introduction work in creative photography.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ART 228.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
    Course Fee $100.00

  
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    ART 329 - Intermediate Photography II


    Description
    Intermediate work in creative photography.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ART 228 and ART 328.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
    Course Fee $100.00

  
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    ART 334 - Classroom Organization and Management in Art and Field Experiences


    Description
    Research-based models and strategies of classroom management and organization in the art classroom for grades K-12 with directed observations and teaching experiences designed to prepare the student for a successful career in teaching. Required studio art experiences using tools and materials appropriate for use in a K-12 school setting.

    Note(s)
    For students concentrating in art education only. No duplicate credit for ART 334 and ARED 334.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ART 200 and EDUC 200.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
    Field Experience 20 hours

  
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    ART 335 - Studio Methods, Materials, and Professional Practice


    Description
    Studio practice, theories, materials, and processes applicable to these levels will be explored and evaluated. Preparation for art specialists to include history and current research in curriculum development, teaching procedures, child growth and development in art, resources, evaluation, advocacy and directed teaching experience and professional development in a school setting. Health and safety requirements will explored and evaluated.

    Note(s)
    For students concentrating in art education only.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ART 200 and EDUC 200.
    Corequisite(s): ART 413.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
    Field Experience 20 hours

  
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    ART 337 - Contemporary Approaches to Drawing I


    Description
    Experimental methods and materials with emphasis on developing a personal creative approach to drawing.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ART 101 and ART 217.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
  
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    ART 338 - Contemporary Approaches to Drawing II


    Description
    Experimental methods and materials with emphasis on developing a personal creative approach to drawing.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ART 337.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
  
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    ART 345 - Intermediate Clay I


    Description
    Studio problems dealing with contemporary concepts in ceramics; practice of combining methods of handbuilding and throwing; origination of glaze formulas and clay bodies and practice in firing kilns.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ART 245

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
    Course Fee $100.00

  
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    ART 346 - Intermediate Clay II


    Description
    Studio problems dealing with contemporary concepts in ceramics; practice of combining methods of handbuilding and throwing; origination of glaze formulas and clay bodies and practice in firing kilns.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ART 245 and ART 345.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
    Course Fee $100.00

  
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    ART 352 - Art Appreciation


    Description
    Guided and/or independent research related to art history with an emphasis on twentieth-century art. Field trips and/or tours of major galleries and museums.

    Note(s)
    May be repeated to accrue a total of 6 credit hours.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    ART 363 - Art History: Origins of Modern Art


    Description
    Survey of the influences, forms, participants, and trends of Modernism from the mid-19th century to 1945.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
    Course Fee $5.00

  
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    ART 364 - History of Photography


    Description
    Survey of the evolution of photography from its beginning in the early 19th century to the present day.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    ART 367 - Art Since 1945


    Description
    History of contemporary art from 1945 to present.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
    Course Fee $5.00

  
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    ART 369 - Visual Resource Management Internship


    Description
    Practical experience in the management of visual resources, documentation of artworks, digital image correction, cataloging and indexing of resources. 120 work hours required.

    Note(s)
    May be repeated to accrue a total of 6 credit hours.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of department head.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
    Course Designation(s)
    • INT
  
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    ART 371 - Special Topics in Art History


    Description
    Selected topics in art history.

    Note(s)
    May require visiting artist lectures or workshops. May be repeated to accrue a total of 6 credit hours.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of department head.

    Cr 1-3
    Lab 2-6
    Course Fee $5.00

  
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    ART 375 - Special Topics in Art Studio


    Description
    Selected studio area.

    Note(s)
    May require visiting artist lectures or workshops. May be repeated to accrue a total of 6 credit hours.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of department head.

    Cr 1-3
    Lab 2-6
  
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    ART 400 - Senior Project Portfolio Exhibition/Review


    Description
    Proposal and execution of a senior project portfolio under the direction of a major professor. Project culminates in participation in the senior exhibition. Faculty committee will assess the student’s portfolio against the standards of progress. Students must earn a grade of “C” or higher as a degree requirement.

    Note(s)
    For art majors only.

    Cr 2
    Lab 4
    Course Designation(s)
    • NYF
  
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    ART 405 - Advanced Illustration I


    Description
    Advanced problems in the design of music packaging, posters, magazine covers, book covers, and story illustrations.

    Note(s)
    May be repeated as projects vary to accrue a total of 6 credit hours.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ART 305 and ART 306.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
    Course Fee $75.00

  
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    ART 406 - Advanced Illustration II


    Description
    Advanced problems in the design of music packaging, posters, magazine covers, book covers, and story illustrations.

    Note(s)
    May be repeated as projects vary to accrue a total of 6 credit hours.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ART 306 and ART 405.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
    Course Fee $75.00

  
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    ART 411 - Advanced Painting I


    Description
    Advanced studio work in painting, emphasizing the development of personal vision and imagery with a continued investigation of materials and techniques.

    Note(s)
    May be repeated to accrue a total of 6 credit hours.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ART 311 and ART 312.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
  
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    ART 412 - Advanced Painting II


    Description
    Advanced studio work in painting, emphasizing the development of personal vision and imagery with a continued investigation of materials and techniques.

    Note(s)
    May be repeated to accrue a total of 6 credit hours.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ART 312 and ART 411.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
  
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    ART 413 - Methods and Strategies of Teaching Art K-12 and Field Experiences


    Description
    Methods and strategies of instruction in art, kindergarten through grade 12. Emphasis on motivational approaches and lesson planning. Required studio art experiences using tools and materials appropriate for use in a K-12 school setting.

    Note(s)
    For students concentrating in art education only. No duplicate credit for ART 413 and ARED 413.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): EDUC 337.
    Corequisite(s): ART 335.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
    Field Experience 20 hours

  
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    ART 414 - Directed Observations and Field Experiences in Art


    Description
    Classroom experiences through directed observation, participation in schools with a focus on managing the ecology of the classroom, teacher belief systems, student perceptions socio-cultural and motivational issues: cognitive models for classroom management emphasized. Required studio art experiences using tools and materials appropriate for use in a K-12 school setting.

    Note(s)
    No duplicate credit for ART 414 and ARED 414.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ART 200, EDUC 200, completion of all methods courses (with a grade of C or better), passing scores on the Praxis content-specific exam and Praxis: Principles of Learning and Teaching exam, and permission of department head or Director of Student Teaching and Professional Education Services (ST/PES).

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
    Field Experience 60 hours

  
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    ART 417 - Advanced Drawing Studio I


    Description
    Directed studies for advanced students.

    Note(s)
    May be repeated to accrue a total of 6 credit hours.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ART 317 and ART 318.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
  
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    ART 418 - Advanced Drawing Studio II


    Description
    Directed studies for advanced students.

    Note(s)
    May be repeated to accrue a total of 6 credit hours.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ART 318 and ART 417.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
  
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    ART 423 - Advanced Printmaking Studio I


    Description
    Laboratory for continued studio practice in a specialized process.

    Note(s)
    May be repeated as projects vary to accrue a total of 6 credit hours.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ART 322.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
    Course Fee $75.00

  
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    ART 424 - Advanced Printmaking Studio II


    Description
    Laboratory for continued studio practice in a specialized process.

    Note(s)
    May be repeated as projects vary to accrue a total of 6 credit hours.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ART 423.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
    Course Fee $75.00

  
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    ART 426 - Advanced Graphic Design Studio I


    Description
    Advanced agency studio problems for senior-level students.

    Note(s)
    May be repeated as projects vary to accrue a total of 6 credit hours.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ART 326 and ART 327

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
    Course Fee $75.00

  
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    ART 427 - Advanced Graphic Design Studio II


    Description
    Advanced agency studio problems for senior level students.

    Note(s)
    May be repeated as projects vary to accrue a total of 6 credit hours.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ART 327 and ART 426

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
    Course Fee $75.00

  
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    ART 428 - Advanced Photography Studio I


    Description
    Advanced work in creative photography.

    Note(s)
    May be repeated to accrue a total of 6 credit hours.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ART 328 and ART 329.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
    Course Fee $100.00

  
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    ART 429 - Advanced Photography Studio II


    Description
    Advanced work in creative photography.

    Note(s)
    May be repeated as projects vary to accrue a total of 6 credit hours.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ART 329 and ART 428.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
    Course Fee $100.00

  
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    ART 430 - Senior Graphic Design Portfolio


    Description
    Capstone experience for senior-level students in the graphic design concentration. Development of a professional presentation portfolio to prepare students for entry into the graphic design field.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ART 306 or ART 327.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
    Course Fee $75.00

    Course Designation(s)
    • CAP
  
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    ART 432 - Directed Studio Practice I


    Description
    Continued practice in selected studio areas.

    Note(s)
    May be repeated to accrue a total of 6 credit hours.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): 6 credit hours in studio area selected and permission of department head.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
  
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    ART 433 - Directed Studio Practice II


    Description
    Continued practice in selected studio areas.

    Note(s)
    May be repeated to accrue a total of 6 credit hours.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ART 432 or permission of department head.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
  
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    ART 435 - Internship in Gallery Installations


    Description
    Practical experience in art gallery installations. 120 work hours required.

    Note(s)
    May be repeated to accrue a total of 6 credit hours.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of department head.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
    Course Designation(s)
    • INT
  
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    ART 437 - Advanced Contemporary Approaches to Drawing I


    Description
    Advanced study in experimental methods and materials with emphasis on developing a personal creative approach to drawing.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ART 337 and ART 338.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
  
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    ART 438 - Advanced Contemporary Approaches to Drawing II


    Description
    Advanced study in experimental methods and materials with emphasis on developing a personal creative approach to drawing.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ART 338 and ART 437.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
  
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    ART 444 - Internship in University Services


    Description
    Practical experience in university-related graphics, photography and/or web design. Interns assigned to projects under supervision of appropriate university department or project director. 120 work hours required.

    Note(s)
    May be repeated as projects vary to accrue a total of 6 credit hours.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of department head.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
    Course Designation(s)
    • INT
  
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    ART 445 - Advanced Clay I


    Description
    Advanced studio work in a predetermined area of specialization.

    Note(s)
    May be repeated as projects vary to accrue a total of 6 credit hours.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ART 345 and ART 346.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
    Course Fee $100.00

  
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    ART 446 - Advanced Clay II


    Description
    Advanced studio work in a predetermined area of specialization.

    Note(s)
    May be repeated to accrue a total of 6 credit hours.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): ART 346 and ART 445.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
    Course Fee $100.00

  
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    ART 450 - Senior Art Seminar


    Description
    Professional practice issues in the arts to include portfolio presentation, preparation of work for exhibition, the creation of a safe studio, and the business aspects of art. Requires in-depth oral presentation on a living artist and the creation of a professional, self-promotional portfolio package.

    Cr 3
    Lab 6
    Course Designation(s)
    • CAP
  
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    ART 461 - Topics in Non-Western Art History


    Description
    Topics in non-western history.

    Note(s)
    May be repeated as topics vary to accrue a total of 6 credit hours.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
    Course Fee $5.00

  
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    BADM 120 - Topics in Contemporary Business


    LCCN CBUS 1003, General/Introduction to Business Administration

    Description
    Survey of business concepts and functional area of business including accounting, economics, finance, management, marketing, and business ethics.

    Note(s)
    No duplicate credit for BADM 120 and MGMT 101.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    BADM 201 - Legal Environment of Business


    LCCN CBUS 2003, Legal Environment

    Description
    Introduction to the American legal system and to the inter-relationship of law, business, and ethics. Includes basic contract and tort law; administrative agencies and regulations.

    Note(s)
    No duplicate credit for BADM 201 and MGMT 101.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    BADM 218 - Issues in Global Business


    Description
    Overview of forces shaping global economy and challenges facing international business operations. Includes economic, political, ethical and cultural factors; international organizations, institutions and conventions; and the organization and practices of multinational firms.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): Sophomore standing.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    BADM 275 - Analytical Tools for Business Decisions


    Description
    Statistical methodologies and applied analytical methods for analysis of common business decision problems. Topics include descriptive statistics, hypothesis testing, probability applications for business, decision-making under risk and uncertainty, quantitative modeling, business forecasting, simple and multiple regression analyses, and linear programming. MS EXCEL and other software tools used for data analysis.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): MATH 130 (with a grade of C or better) and (MATH 231 or STAT 231).

    Prerequisite(s) Exceptions:

    • General Business Administration-Business Education Grades 6-12 Concentration: (MATH 113 or MATH 170) and (MATH 231 or STAT 231).
    • General Business Administration-Construction Management Concentration: MATH 231 or STAT 231.


    Cr 3
    Lec 3

  
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    BADM 301 - Professional Business Skills


    Description
    Focuses on a variety of business skills required to be workforce ready, including among others, written communication, verbal communication, appropriate use of social media, business etiquette, collaborative initiatives, and interview skills.

    Note(s)
    For students in the College of Business only.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): Junior standing.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    BADM 374 - Introduction to Management Information Systems


    LCCN CMGM 3013, Management Information Systems

    Description
    The study of people, technology, organizations, and the relationships among them; processes used to maximize benefits from investments in personnel, equipment, and business processes.

    Note(s)
    No duplicate credit for BADM 374 and CSCI 321.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): (OSBC 207 or OSBC 307) and junior standing.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    BADM 418 - International Business


    Description
    International business, international trade, and the role of managers in a global economy. Product marketing, financial, personnel, accounting, tax, and regulatory environmental impact.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): BADM 218, FIN 310, MGMT 300, MKTG 320, and Junior standing.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    BADM 485 - Business Internship


    Description
    Structured program of work experience in general business with a participating employer and a coordinator from the College of Business. Minimum of 150 hours of work experience is required for 3 hours of credit.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): FIN 310, MGMT 300, MKTG 320, Junior standing, and permission of department head.

    Cr 3
    Field Experience 150 hours

    Course Designation(s)
    • INT
  
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    BADM 615 - Operations Management


    Description
    Addresses strategic and operational issues consisting of process analysis, design and improvement, capacity constraints and cycle time relating to inventory management, supply chain management and operations strategy. Topics include: queuing theory, linear programming, network models, integers programming, project evaluation, simulation and risk assessment. Introduces information technology and spreadsheet models for complex business decision, re-engineering and improving business processes.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of MBA director.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    BADM 616 - Seminar in Current Business Problems


    Description
    Current business issues are addressed as they relate to individual and corporate success. Emphasis is placed on how to deal with current business problems that challenge business leaders and how to develop coping methods to help ensure individual and corporate success.

    Note(s)
    May be repeated to accrue a total of 6 credit hours.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of MBA director.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    BADM 618 - International Business


    Description
    Overview of international environment, management of cross cultural differences, applications of international trade theories and policies, economic integration and globalization, World Trade Organization, international corporate finance and global financial markets, measurement and management of exchange rate and political risks, direct foreign investment, challenges and opportunities of multinational corporations and the means by which they develop and sustain a competitive presence.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of MBA director.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    BADM 651 - Business Forecasting


    Description
    Applications of statistical methods to estimate and test relationships in economics, business, and finance. Theory and applications of multiple regression techniques, time series models, and combination forecasting with emphasis of economic, industry, and firm data. Practical applications developed extensively in student projects.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of MBA director.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    BADM 690 - Internship


    Description
    Structured program of work experience in any area of business with a participating employer and a coordinator in the area from the College of Business. Minimum of 150 hours of work experience is required for 3 hours of credit.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): At least nine hours earned toward the MBA degree and permission of MBA director.

    Cr 3
    Field Experience 150 hours

    Course Designation(s)
    • INT
  
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    BIOL 101 - Introduction to Biology I


    LCCN CBIO 1033, General Biology I (Science Majors); CBIO 1034, General Biology I Lec + Lab (Science Majors) (with BIOL 101L)

    Description
    Intended for science majors. Basic biological principles and concepts with emphasis on the cellular and subcellular organization of living organisms, metabolism, and genetics.

    Note(s)
    No duplicate credit for BIOL 101 and BIOL 105.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
    Course Designation(s)
    • GNED - Natural Sciences
  
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    BIOL 101L - Introduction to Biology I Laboratory


    LCCN CBIO 1031, General Biology I Lab (Science Majors); CBIO 1034, General Biology I Lec + Lab (Science Majors) (with BIOL 101)

    Description
    Laboratory studies of cellular and subcellular phenomena using microscopy, electrophoresis, and computerized data acquisition.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): BIOL 101 or BIOL 105.

    Cr 1
    Lab 2
  
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    BIOL 102 - Introduction to Biology II


    LCCN CBIO 1043, General Biology II (Science Majors); CBIO 1044, General Biology II Lec + Lab (Science Majors) (with BIOL 102L)

    Description
    Intended for science majors. Examination of the diversity, evolution, and ecology of living organisms.

    Note(s)
    No duplicate credit for BIOL 102 and BIOL 106.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): BIOL 101.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
    Course Designation(s)
    • GNED - Natural Sciences
  
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    BIOL 102L - Introduction to Biology II Laboratory


    LCCN CBIO 1041, General Biology II Lab (Science Majors); CBIO 1044, General Biology II Lec + Lab (Science Majors) (with BIOL 102)

    Description
    Laboratory studies of the diversity, evolution, and ecology of living organisms.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): BIOL 102 or BIOL 106.

    Cr 1
    Lab 2
  
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    BIOL 105 - Living World I


    LCCN CBIO 1013, General Biology I

    Description
    Basic biological principles and concepts for non-science majors.

    Note(s)
    No duplicate credit for BIOL 105 and BIOL 101.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
    Course Designation(s)
    • GNED - Natural Sciences
  
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    BIOL 106 - Living World II


    LCCN CBIO 1023, General Biology II

    Description
    Basic biological principles and concepts for non-science majors.

    Note(s)
    No duplicate credit for BIOL 106 and BIOL 102.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): BIOL 101 or BIOL 105.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
    Course Designation(s)
    • GNED - Natural Sciences
  
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    BIOL 107 - Introduction to Plant Science


    Description
    Principles and practices involved in the production and utilization of plants with emphasis on world food crops.

    Note(s)
    No duplicate credit for BIOL 107 and AGRI 101 or AGRO 101. Credits for this course may not be applied toward a biological science degree as a BIOL elective.

    Cr 4
    Lec 3
    Lab 3
  
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    BIOL 201 - Microbiology for Nursing and Allied Health


    LCCN CBIOL 2114, Microbiology for Nursing & Allied Health Lec + Lab

    Description
    Microbial cell structure, function, metabolism; control of microbial growth, impact of microorganisms on human health, and role of immune system combating disease.

    Note(s)
    Designed for College of Nursing and Health Professions students. No duplicate credit for BIOL 201 and BIOL 211 or MBIO 201.

    Cr 4
    Lec 3
    Lab 2
    Course Designation(s)
    • GNED - Natural Sciences
  
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    BIOL 211 - Introductory Microbiology


    LCCN CBIO 2124, General Microbiology (Science Majors) Lec + Lab

    Description
    Biological and chemical characteristics of microorganisms. Sections on microbial structure, metabolism, diversity, and ecology are included along with a consideration of microbial infections and immunity to infectious diseases.

    Note(s)
    Designed for College of Science and Agriculture students. No duplicate credit for BIOL 211 and BIOL 201 or MBIO 201.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): CHEM 102.

    Cr 4
    Lec 3
    Lab 2
  
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    BIOL 216 - Vertebrate Field Zoology


    Description
    Study of the natural history and identification of the vertebrates (fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals) by use of lecture, laboratory and weekly field trips.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): BIOL 101 and (BIOL 102 or NRCM 101).

    Cr 4
    Lec 3
    Lab 3
  
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    BIOL 225 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I


    LCCN CBIO 2214, Human Anatomy and Physiology I (Lec + Lab)

    Description
    Biochemistry, cells, tissues, plus structure and function of the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems and special senses.

    Note(s)
    Required for some preprofessional programs but not recommended for predental and premedical students. No duplicate credit for BIOL 225 and BIOL 250 or BIOL 321.

    Cr 4
    Lec 3
    Lab 3
    Course Designation(s)
    • GNED - Natural Sciences
  
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    BIOL 226 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II


    LCCN CBIO 2224, Human Anatomy and Physiology II (Lec + Lab)

    Description
    Structure and function of the endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic, immune, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems.

    Note(s)
    Required for some preprofessional programs but is not recommended for predental and premedical students. No duplicate credit for BIOL 226 and BIOL 250 or BIOL 321.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): BIOL 225 or (BIOL 101 and BIOL 101L).

    Cr 4
    Lec 3
    Lab 3
    Course Designation(s)
    • GNED - Natural Sciences
  
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    BIOL 250 - Comparative Anatomy of the Vertebrates


    LCCN CBIO 2234, Comparative Anatomy Lec + Lab

    Description
    Phylogeny of organ systems of vertebrate animals. Laboratory dissection required.  

    Note(s)
    Recommended for predental and premedical students but does not satisfy the requirements for preprofessional programs that require BIOL 225 and/or BIOL 226. No duplicate credit for BIOL 250 and BIOL 225 or BIOL 226.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): BIOL 102 and BIOL 102L.

    Cr 4
    Lec 3
    Lab 3
  
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    BIOL 315 - Introductory Genetics


    LCCN CBIO 3524, Genetics Lec + Lab (Upper Level)

    Description
    Basic concepts in genetics. Topics include Mendelian genetics, sex-linkage, autosomal linkage, recombination mapping, statistical applications, phenotypic expression, gene regulation, epigenetics, population genetics, cytogenetics, causes and consequences of mutations and evolutionary genetics.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): BIOL 101 and BIOL 101L.

    Cr 4
    Lec 3
    Lab 3
  
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    BIOL 321 - General Physiology


    Description
    Functional mechanisms of animal systems at the organ, tissue, and cellular levels.

    Note(s)
    No duplicate credit for BIOL 321 and BIOL 225 or BIOL 226.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): CHEM 301.

    Cr 4
    Lec 3
    Lab 3
  
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    BIOL 339 - Evolution


    LCCN CBIO 3643, Evolutional Biology

    Description
    Theory of evolution by natural selection, adaptive traits, homology, population genetics, molecular evolution, origin of life, mechanisms of speciation, mass extinctions, phylogenetic techniques, Precambrian evolution, Phanerozoic evolution and primate evolution.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): BIOL 101, BIOL 101L, BIOL 102, BIOL 102L, and BIOL 315.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    BIOL 401 - Molecular Biology


    LCCN CBIO 4534, Molecular Biology (Lec + Lab)

    Description
    Modern laboratory techniques used in the study of molecular biology, genetics, and biotechnology.

    Note(s)
    No duplicate credit for BIOL 401 and BIOL 501.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): BIOL 211 and BIOL 315.

    Cr 4
    Lec 3
    Lab 3
  
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    BIOL 404 - Undergraduate Research


    Description
    Experimental research directed by an instructor specialized in the student’s particular field of interest.

    Note(s)
    May be repeated to accrue a total of 6 credit hours, but only 3 credit hours may be applied toward the biological science major block.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of department head.

    Cr 2-3
    Lab 6 or 9
  
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    BIOL 405 - Parasitology


    Description
    Protozoa, Helminths, and Arthropods which are parasitic to man and domestic animals.

    Note(s)
    No duplicate credit for BIOL 405 and BIOL 505.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): BIOL 101, BIOL 101L, BIOL 102, BIOL 102L, and Junior standing.

    Cr 4
    Lec 3
    Lab 3
  
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    BIOL 407 - Histology


    Description
    Microscopic study of tissues.

    Note(s)
    For biological science majors only. No duplicate credit for BIOL 407 and BIOL 507.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): Junior standing or permission of department head.

    Cr 4
    Lec 3
    Lab 3
  
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    BIOL 410 - General Ecology


    LCCN CECO 4124, Principles of Ecology Lec + Lab (Upper Level)

    Description
    Basic concepts pertaining to plants and animals in relation to their environment. Field trips may be required.

    Note(s)
    No duplicate credit for BIOL 410 and BIOL 510.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): BIOL 315.

    Cr 4
    Lec 3
    Lab 2
  
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    BIOL 414 - Cell Biology


    LCCN CBIO 4143, Cell Biology (Upper Level); CBIO 4144, Cell Biology Lec + Lab (Upper Level) (4 credit hours, 1 of which will be general transfer credit)

    Description
    Physiological interrelationships of the cell and cell organelles.

    Note(s)
    No duplicate credit for BIOL 414 and BIOL 514.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): (BIOL 211, CHEM 301, and Junior standing) or permission of department head.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    BIOL 425 - Ichthyology


    Description
    Systematics, evolution, ecology, and natural history of fishes of the world, with emphasis on forms occurring within Louisiana and nearby states. Field trips may be required.

    Note(s)
    No duplicate credit for BIOL 425 and BIOL 525.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): (BIOL 102 or NRCM 201) and Junior standing.

    Cr 4
    Lec 3
    Lab 3
  
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    BIOL 427 - Mammalogy


    Description
    Systematics, evolution, ecology, and natural history of mammals of the world, with emphasis on forms occurring in Louisiana and nearby states. Field trips may be required.

    Note(s)
    No duplicate credit for BIOL 427 and BIOL 527.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): (BIOL 102 or NRCM 201) and Junior standing.

    Cr 4
    Lec 3
    Lab 3
  
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    BIOL 434 - Immunology


    LCCN CBIO 4523, Immunology

    Description
    Biological principles of the immune system in humans, including cells, organs, innate immunity, and B and T cell responses. Written component required.

    Note(s)
    No duplicate credit for BIOL 434 and BIOL 534.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): [(BIOL 201 or BIOL 211) and Junior standing] or permission of department head.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
  
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    BIOL 452 - Current Topics in Biology


    Description
    Formal lecture presentations and discussions of recent advances and issues in the biological sciences.

    Note(s)
    May be repeated as topics vary to accrue a total of 6 credit hours.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): BIOL 101, BIOL 101L, BIOL 102, BIOL 102L, and Junior standing.

    Cr 1-3
    Lec 1-3
  
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    BIOL 463 - Emerging Diseases and Medical Virology


    Description
    Epidemiology, ecology, evolution, and general medical pathology of emerging diseases throughout the world, particularly viruses and their structure, classification, and replication, with emphasis on the pathogenesis of human viral diseases.

    Note(s)
    No duplicate credit for BIOL 463 and BIOL 563.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): BIOL 101, BIOL 101L, BIOL 102, BIOL 102L, and Junior standing.

    Cr 4
    Lec 3
    Lab 3
  
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    BIOL 481 - Biology Seminar


    Description
    Written and oral synthesis of primary research literature on advanced topic in biology as approved by the instructor. Component of the capstone experience.

    Note(s)
    For biological science majors only.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): Senior standing in Biological Science.

    Cr 3
    Lec 3
    Course Designation(s)
    • CAP
    • NYF
  
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    BIOL 501 - Molecular Biology


    Description
    Modern laboratory techniques used in the study of molecular biology, genetics, and biotechnology. 

    Note(s)
    No duplicate credit for BIOL 501 and BIOL 401.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of department head.

    Cr 4
    Lec 3
    Lab 3
  
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    BIOL 505 - General Parasitology


    Description
    Protozoa, helminths, and arthropods which are parasitic to humans and domestic animals. Directed reading and/or research required.

    Note(s)
    No duplicate credit for BIOL 505 and BIOL 405.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): BIOL 101, BIOL 101L, BIOL 102, and BIOL 102L.

    Cr 4
    Lec 3
    Lab 3
  
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    BIOL 507 - Histology


    Description
    Microscopic study of tissues.

    Note(s)
    No duplicate credit for BIOL 507 and BIOL 407.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s)
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of department head.

    Cr 4
    Lec 3
    Lab 3
 

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