or permission of instructor

VISA A202 Drawing III
3.00 crs.

This course is an advanced studio course that explores perceptual, conceptual and illustration-based drawing problems. Individual projects encourage creative self-expression through traditional and contemporary drawing media. Figure-drawing sessions will be offered for the purposes of drawing-skill maintenance.

This course has a lab fee associated with it for the purpose of supporting supplies specifically needed for the functioning of this particular course. Please check LORA for the amount of the lab fee.

Prerequisite
or permission of instructor
MATH A271 Applied Scientific Computing
3.00 crs.

This course introduces students to techniques and methods commonly used by scientists to analyze, build models, visualize and make decisions based on data collected in laboratory and field experiments. It emphasizes the interdisciplinary nature of scientific computing by applying the mathematical tools of statistics and numerical computations to hands on experiments from diverse areas of science.

or permission of instructor
MATH A271 Applied Scientific Computing
3.00 crs.

This course introduces students to techniques and methods commonly used by scientists to analyze, build models, visualize and make decisions based on data collected in laboratory and field experiments. It emphasizes the interdisciplinary nature of scientific computing by applying the mathematical tools of statistics and numerical computations to hands on experiments from diverse areas of science.

or permission of instructor
SPAN A305 Introduction to Hispanic Literature
3.00 crs.

This course offers readings and discussion of literature in Spanish, including narrative, poetry, drama, and the essay.  Students learn the necessary tools and skills to conduct literary analysis in Spanish.

or permission of instructor
CHEM A306 Physical Chemistry I Lecture
3.00 crs.

This course is a general survey of physical chemistry stressing thermodynamics, phase and chemical equilibria, electrochemistry, and kinetics.

or permission of instructor
CHEM A306 Physical Chemistry I Lecture
3.00 crs.

This course is a general survey of physical chemistry stressing thermodynamics, phase and chemical equilibria, electrochemistry, and kinetics.

or permission of instructor
CHEM A306 Physical Chemistry I Lecture
3.00 crs.

This course is a general survey of physical chemistry stressing thermodynamics, phase and chemical equilibria, electrochemistry, and kinetics.

or permission of instructor
CHEM A306 Physical Chemistry I Lecture
3.00 crs.

This course is a general survey of physical chemistry stressing thermodynamics, phase and chemical equilibria, electrochemistry, and kinetics.

or permission of instructor
CHEM A306 Physical Chemistry I Lecture
3.00 crs.

This course is a general survey of physical chemistry stressing thermodynamics, phase and chemical equilibria, electrochemistry, and kinetics.

or permission of instructor
CHEM A306 Physical Chemistry I Lecture
3.00 crs.

This course is a general survey of physical chemistry stressing thermodynamics, phase and chemical equilibria, electrochemistry, and kinetics.

or permission of instructor
CHEM A306 Physical Chemistry I Lecture
3.00 crs.

This course is a general survey of physical chemistry stressing thermodynamics, phase and chemical equilibria, electrochemistry, and kinetics.

or permission of instructor
CHEM A307 Physical Chemistry II Lecture
3.00 crs.

This is an advanced course in physical chemistry treating elementary quantum theory and spectroscopy with an introduction to statistical thermodynamics.

or permission of instructor
CHEM A307 Physical Chemistry II Lecture
3.00 crs.

This is an advanced course in physical chemistry treating elementary quantum theory and spectroscopy with an introduction to statistical thermodynamics.

or permission of instructor
CHEM A307 Physical Chemistry II Lecture
3.00 crs.

This is an advanced course in physical chemistry treating elementary quantum theory and spectroscopy with an introduction to statistical thermodynamics.

or permission of instructor
CHEM A307 Physical Chemistry II Lecture
3.00 crs.

This is an advanced course in physical chemistry treating elementary quantum theory and spectroscopy with an introduction to statistical thermodynamics.

or permission of instructor
CHEM A307 Physical Chemistry II Lecture
3.00 crs.

This is an advanced course in physical chemistry treating elementary quantum theory and spectroscopy with an introduction to statistical thermodynamics.

or permission of instructor
CHEM A307 Physical Chemistry II Lecture
3.00 crs.

This is an advanced course in physical chemistry treating elementary quantum theory and spectroscopy with an introduction to statistical thermodynamics.

or permission of instructor
CHEM A307 Physical Chemistry II Lecture
3.00 crs.

This is an advanced course in physical chemistry treating elementary quantum theory and spectroscopy with an introduction to statistical thermodynamics.

or permission of instructor
CHEM A307 Physical Chemistry II Lecture
3.00 crs.

This is an advanced course in physical chemistry treating elementary quantum theory and spectroscopy with an introduction to statistical thermodynamics.

or permission of instructor
CHEM A307 Physical Chemistry II Lecture
3.00 crs.

This is an advanced course in physical chemistry treating elementary quantum theory and spectroscopy with an introduction to statistical thermodynamics.

or permission of instructor
CHEM A308 Physical Chemistry I Lab
1.00 crs.

This course is the accompanying lab for CHEM A306 which includes a survey of physical chemistry stressing thermodynamics, phase and chemical equilibria, electrochemistry, and kinetics.

or permission of instructor, Prerequisite listed may also be taken as a corequisite
CHEM A309 Physical Chemistry II Lab
1.00 crs.

This course is the accompanying lab for CHEM A307 which is an advanced course in physical chemistry treating elementary quantum theory and spectroscopy with an introduction to statistical thermodynamics

or permission of instructor, Prerequisite listed may also be taken as a corequisite
SPAN A310 Survey of Spanish Literature I
3.00 crs.

This course offers literary readings from Spain. Texts from the Middle Ages through the Golden Age/Baroque period are used.

or permission of instructor, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
SPAN A310 Survey of Spanish Literature I
3.00 crs.

This course offers literary readings from Spain. Texts from the Middle Ages through the Golden Age/Baroque period are used.

or permission of instructor, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
SPAN A311 Survey of Spanish Literature II
3.00 crs.

This course focuses on Spanish literary readings from the 18th century to the present and examines relevant themes, movements and social issues.

or permission of instructor, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
SPAN A311 Survey of Spanish Literature II
3.00 crs.

This course focuses on Spanish literary readings from the 18th century to the present and examines relevant themes, movements and social issues.

or permission of instructor, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL A311 Writing Fiction
3.00 crs.

This course offers intermediate instruction in writing short fiction. Focusing on the form and theory of the genre, the course employs a workshop format and individual conferences with the instructor to critique student writing. Students read widely and analyze published short stories as well as peer work.

Sophomore, or permission of instructor
ENGL A312 Writing Poetry
3.00 crs.

This course offers intermediate instruction in writing poetry. Focusing on the form and theory of the genre, the course employs a workshop format and individual conferences with the instructor to critique student writing. Students read widely and analyze published poems as well as peer work.

Sophomore, or permission of instructor
ENGL A313 Screenwriting I
3.00 crs.

This course is the first in a two-part sequence on screenwriting. Students learn formatting and elements of screenwriting by adapting a short story into a script for a short film. Each student also develops a story and completes as the final project a treatment for an original feature-length screenplay to be written in ENGL A314. Upon completion of the course, students have a foundation in the craft of screenwriting necessary to complete a feature-length screenplay.

Sophomore, or permission of instructor
PSYC A314 Health Psychology
3.00 crs.

This course focuses on the relationship between psychological theory, principles, and methods and the assessment, prevention, maintenance, and restoration of physical health. Doctor-patient relationships and their impact on health are also considered.

and one additional PSYCA***, or permission of instructor
ENGL A314 Screenwriting II
3.00 crs.

This course is the second in a two-part sequence on the craft of feature screenwriting. In the first weeks of the semester, students begin writing a screenplay based on the treatment they wrote and revised in ENGL A313. Each student writes an original feature-length screenplay as the final project, a draft of which is completed by mid-term. These drafts are critiqued in a workshop and revised over the second half of the semester.

Sophomore, or permission of instructor
ENGL A314 Screenwriting II
3.00 crs.

This course is the second in a two-part sequence on the craft of feature screenwriting. In the first weeks of the semester, students begin writing a screenplay based on the treatment they wrote and revised in ENGL A313. Each student writes an original feature-length screenplay as the final project, a draft of which is completed by mid-term. These drafts are critiqued in a workshop and revised over the second half of the semester.

Sophomore, or permission of instructor
SPAN A315 Culture and Civilization of Spain
3.00 crs.

This course is a historical approach to Spanish civilization.  Students study elements of Spanish culture including the languages, music, arts, architecture, and current socio-political issues.

or permission of instructor, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
SPAN A315 Culture and Civilization of Spain
3.00 crs.

This course is a historical approach to Spanish civilization.  Students study elements of Spanish culture including the languages, music, arts, architecture, and current socio-political issues.

or permission of instructor, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
CHEM A322 Analytical Chemistry Lab
3.00 crs.

This is an advanced laboratory with one hour of recitation each week for all chemistry majors. The lecture and experiments may cover a wide range of techniques and topics including chemical literature, inorganic synthesis and characterization, photochemistry, titrations, kinetics, extractions, UV-Vis, and chromatography. This laboratory is project-based and requires students to plan and execute experiments involving concepts and techniques from several subdisciplines.  Lab fee $100.

or permission of instructor
SPAN A330 Spanish Across Disciplines
3.00 crs.

This is a variable-topic class that stresses vocabulary, writing, and oral skills in Spanish pertaining to specific disciplines, such as Social Work or Journalism, and other professions. Through reading texts, discussions in class, and writing, students practice the vocabulary and approaches for the profession(s) and learn about cultural specifics.

or permission of instructor
SPAN A340 Spanish-American Literature I
3.00 crs.

This course is a survey of Latin-American literature from the Discovery to the Romantic movement.

or permission of instructor, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
SPAN A340 Spanish-American Literature I
3.00 crs.

This course is a survey of Latin-American literature from the Discovery to the Romantic movement.

or permission of instructor, Any of the prerequisites are accepted
POLS A344 Scope and Methods in Political Science
3.00 crs.

An introduction to the methods of political analysis and criticism, the course analyzes political language, the media, the foundations of political argument, the science of politics, and the methodology of social science.

Either POLS A200, POLS A201, or POLS A315 is acceptable, or permission of instructor
POLS A344 Scope and Methods in Political Science
3.00 crs.

An introduction to the methods of political analysis and criticism, the course analyzes political language, the media, the foundations of political argument, the science of politics, and the methodology of social science.

Either POLS A200, POLS A201, or POLS A315 is acceptable, or permission of instructor
POLS A344 Scope and Methods in Political Science
3.00 crs.

An introduction to the methods of political analysis and criticism, the course analyzes political language, the media, the foundations of political argument, the science of politics, and the methodology of social science.

Either POLS A200, POLS A201, or POLS A315 is acceptable, or permission of instructor
POLS A344 Scope and Methods in Political Science
3.00 crs.

An introduction to the methods of political analysis and criticism, the course analyzes political language, the media, the foundations of political argument, the science of politics, and the methodology of social science.

Either POLS A200, POLS A201, or POLS A315 is acceptable, or permission of instructor
VISA A349 Fine Art of Photography II
3.00 crs.

This course will cover the use of filters, flash, different lenses, toning, and darkroom processing. We will address contemporary issues in photography and learn to produce exhibition quality black and white prints. Topics will range from Stieglitz’s equivalents to David Hockney’s photo collages.

This course has a lab fee associated with it for the purpose of supporting supplies specifically needed for the functioning of this particular course. Please check LORA for the amount of the lab fee.

or permission of instructor
CHEM A350 Inorganic I Chemistry
3.00 crs.

This lecture course introduces students to various topics in inorganic chemistry. The topics covered include atomic structure, symmetry and group theory, introduction to ionic and covalent bonding models in coordination complexes, acid-base theories, aqueous chemistry, electrochemistry, and an introduction to bioinorganic chemistry.

or permission of instructor
MATH A375 Computational Mathematics
3.00 crs.

This course develops the computational procedures fundamental to numeric applications. Topics include, but are not limited to, error analysis, numerical solutions of non-linear equations, systems of linear equations using direct and iterative methods, polynomial interpolation, quadrature, least squares curve fitting, and numerical solutions of ordinary differential equations. This course does not count as a mathematics elective for the Mathematics major. It is a requirement for the Computational Mathematics major and the Computational Science minor.

or permission of instructor
MATH A375 Computational Mathematics
3.00 crs.

This course develops the computational procedures fundamental to numeric applications. Topics include, but are not limited to, error analysis, numerical solutions of non-linear equations, systems of linear equations using direct and iterative methods, polynomial interpolation, quadrature, least squares curve fitting, and numerical solutions of ordinary differential equations. This course does not count as a mathematics elective for the Mathematics major. It is a requirement for the Computational Mathematics major and the Computational Science minor.

or permission of instructor
SPAN A400 Advanced Syntax and Composition
3.00 crs.

This course develops and fine-tunes writing skills, including grammar difficulties, problem translations, and complex constructions through readings, in-class exercises, and creative, engaged writing.

or permission of instructor
CHEM A400 Biochemistry I Lecture
3.00 crs.

This course is a detailed study of the structure and function of the major classes of biological macromolecules: proteins, nucleic acids, lipids, and sugars. Physical, chemical, experimental, and mechanistic aspects of macromolecules and their behavior are emphasized based on an understanding of the underlying principles of bonding, equilibria, thermodynamics, and kinetics. Topics covered include protein structure and folding, experimental methods used to characterize and manipulate proteins and DNA, allostery and other types of regulation, molecular disease, enzyme mechanism and inhibition, and membranes. This course is cross-listed with BIOL-A405: Students only receive credit for successfully completing the first instance of the course/s.

or permission of instructor
CHEM A402 Biochemistry I Lab
1.00 crs.

Students perform selected chemical and instrumental techniques based on lecture material covered in CHEM A400. Topics include: Methods to label or sequence proteins, optical methods, NMR spectroscopy, enzyme kinetics and inhibition, column chromatography, introduction to basic molecular biology methods, and acrylamide and agarose gel electrophoresis.  Lab fee $100.

or permission of instructor, CHEM A400 may be taken as a prerequisite or corequisite
CHEM A402 Biochemistry I Lab
1.00 crs.

Students perform selected chemical and instrumental techniques based on lecture material covered in CHEM A400. Topics include: Methods to label or sequence proteins, optical methods, NMR spectroscopy, enzyme kinetics and inhibition, column chromatography, introduction to basic molecular biology methods, and acrylamide and agarose gel electrophoresis.  Lab fee $100.

or permission of instructor, CHEM A400 may be taken as a prerequisite or corequisite
PSYC A415 Psychopharmacology
3.00 crs.

This course covers principles of pharmacology and includes a detailed study of therapeutic and abused drug classes that affect psychological functioning and behavior. Mechanisms of action, neurobiological bases, clinical applications, tolerance and dependence, side effects, and abuse potentials are considered.

or permission of instructor
PSYC A415 Psychopharmacology
3.00 crs.

This course covers principles of pharmacology and includes a detailed study of therapeutic and abused drug classes that affect psychological functioning and behavior. Mechanisms of action, neurobiological bases, clinical applications, tolerance and dependence, side effects, and abuse potentials are considered.

or permission of instructor
PSYC A459 Naturalistic Observation Lab
1.00 crs.

This laboratory course addresses the ways that behavioral data can be obtained through systematic, unbiased, naturalistic observations. Topics include sources of bias, scheduling observations, ethograms, and sampling techniques.

or permission of instructor
PSYC A459 Naturalistic Observation Lab
1.00 crs.

This laboratory course addresses the ways that behavioral data can be obtained through systematic, unbiased, naturalistic observations. Topics include sources of bias, scheduling observations, ethograms, and sampling techniques.

or permission of instructor
PHIL A493 Seminar: Major Author
3.00 crs.

This course is an in-depth analysis of the thought of a major philosopher. Content varies.

or permission of instructor
BIOL H295 Honors Seminar
3.00 crs.

This course examines an in-depth topic in biology--content varies.

University Honors Program, or permission of instructor
MUHL M106 Introduction to Music Literature
2.00 crs.

This course is an introduction to fundamental musical concepts and terminology as applied to listening skills. Students will study a selected body of standard genres and styles used in Western art music from c. 800 CE to the present.

Prerequisite
or permission of instructor
MUTY M117 Orientation to Music Therapy Field Studies
1.00 crs.

This course is a general orientation to Field Studies in Music Therapy, including the planning, conducting, and documentation of sessions out in the community.  Students start by observing and gradually progress to leading individual session experiences.

This course has a $50.00 course fee.

or permission of instructor
MUTH M151 Theory of Popular Music II
4.00 crs.

This course covers in-depth chord theory and the harmonic constructions used in popular and commercial music. Students will sight-sing, transcribe melodic, harmonic and rhythmic dictation with keyboard skills reinforcing cognitive knowledge.

or permission of instructor, Corequisite not required for piano majors
MUTY M200 Music Therapy in Education & Habilitation
3.00 crs.

This course will provide an overview of music therapy theory, research, and clinical practice in educational and habilitation settings. The use of music therapy methods and technology in assessment, treatment, and evaluation, integration of cultural considerations and normal musical development will be reviewed. This class has an experiential component.

or permission of instructor
MUPC M200 Piano for Popular Music
1.00 crs.

This course follows Class Piano I and II and is designed to expand the student’s knowledge of the role of keyboards in popular music and the harmonic structures on which they are built. Students will improve pianistic skills as well their understanding of contemporary harmony and performance styles.

or permission of instructor, or testing out of course
DANC M211 Basic Ballet II
3.00 crs.

This course is a continuation of Basic Ballet I. It is offered to students who have had an introduction to the art of dance. Classes are based on the basic principles of classical ballet according to the Russian ballet technique developed by Agrippina Vaganova. The use of French terminology and the proper alignment of the body through basic exercises at the barre and in the center are covered. Creditable twice.

Prerequisite
or permission of instructor
MUTY M220 Receptive Methods in Music Therapy
2.00 crs.

This course will provide an overview of receptive (music listening) methods using in music therapy clinical practice. Relevant technology for music listening will be discussed. Definitions, clinical goals, and facilitation techniques will be covered. This course will have a strong experiential component, whereby students practice skills learned in class.

or permission of instructor
THEA M235 Prop Design: Stage and Screen
3.00 crs.

Property design includes hand props, set props and set dressing; all of which are essential to create the “world” of a theatrical or screen production. Artistic and technical principles of prop design will be addressed through lectures, studio work and critiques. By analyzing theatrical plays and film scripts from the point of view of a property designer, the function of all aspects of properties will be explored thru extensive research and creative interpretation.

Prerequisite
or permission of instructor
THEA M239 Advanced Movement Drama Workshop
3.00 crs.

This course examines psychological and physical sources of movement in the performer, application to development of Dramatic roles in theatrical scenes, and study of period movement.

This course has a lab fee associated with it for the purpose of supporting supplies specifically needed for the functioning of this particular course. Please check LORA for the amount of the lab fee.

or permission of instructor
THEA M239 Advanced Movement Drama Workshop
3.00 crs.

This course examines psychological and physical sources of movement in the performer, application to development of Dramatic roles in theatrical scenes, and study of period movement.

This course has a lab fee associated with it for the purpose of supporting supplies specifically needed for the functioning of this particular course. Please check LORA for the amount of the lab fee.

or permission of instructor
THEA M250 Stage Management
3.00 crs.

This course will examine the principles and practices of stage management for the performing arts. Industry standard vocabulary will be utilized to develop effective methods of communication and professionalism. Emphasis on standard practices and theory from pre-production to post-production will be discussed and practiced via course assignments. The course will prepare students to stage-manage for a realized production.

Prerequisite
or permission of instructor
MUTH M250 Theory of Popular Music III
4.00 crs.

This course covers advanced chord theory and harmonic constructions used in popular and commercial music, including sight singing, melodic, harmonic and rhythmic dictation and keyboard skills reinforcing cognitive knowledge.

or permission of instructor, Corequisite not required for piano majors
THEA M255 Theatre Management
3.00 crs.

This course involves theory and practice of theater operations, organizational structure, and administration. Examines box office, promotional, budgeting, production, touring, and stage management procedures.

or permission of instructor, Open to all students
THEA M255 Theatre Management
3.00 crs.

This course involves theory and practice of theater operations, organizational structure, and administration. Examines box office, promotional, budgeting, production, touring, and stage management procedures.

or permission of instructor, Open to all students
ARTH M300 Art After Modernism
3.00 crs.

Art after Modernism traces the development of art in the U.S. and Europe, following a rough chronology from the end of the Second World War through the present. This course covers the major movements with which artists of the last half-century have been associated (including Abstract Expressionism, Pop, Minimalism, and Conceptual art) and explores the critical and theoretical terms with which this art has been discussed. 

Prerequisite
or permission of instructor, Required of all art majors
MUTH M304 Jazz Composition
2.00 crs.

This course is the study of jazz composition and arranging with the emphasis on writing for small groups.

or permission of instructor
MUTH M304 Jazz Composition
2.00 crs.

This course is the study of jazz composition and arranging with the emphasis on writing for small groups.

or permission of instructor
MUHL M306 History of Western Art Music I
3.00 crs.

This course is the first part of a two-semester survey of Western art music, this semester covering music and ideas about music from antiquity to the mid-18th century. Where relevant, we will consider influences on western art music from other cultures and styles.

RAC: Pre-modern

or permission of instructor
MUHL M306 History of Western Art Music I
3.00 crs.

This course is the first part of a two-semester survey of Western art music, this semester covering music and ideas about music from antiquity to the mid-18th century. Where relevant, we will consider influences on western art music from other cultures and styles.

RAC: Pre-modern

or permission of instructor
MUHL M307 History of Western Art Music II
3.00 crs.

This course is the second part of a two-semester survey of western art music, this semester covering music and ideas about music from the mid-18th century to the present. Where relevant, we will consider influences on western art music from other cultures and styles.

or permission of instructor
MUHL M307 History of Western Art Music II
3.00 crs.

This course is the second part of a two-semester survey of western art music, this semester covering music and ideas about music from the mid-18th century to the present. Where relevant, we will consider influences on western art music from other cultures and styles.

or permission of instructor
MUTH M308 Commercial Arranging
4.00 crs.

This class is an overview of commercial arranging from technical, theoretical, historical, and business perspectives. Various techniques for writing melodies and harmonies of 2- parts to full big bands will be studied and practiced through writing assignments.

or equivalent, or permission of instructor
MUTH M308 Commercial Arranging
4.00 crs.

This class is an overview of commercial arranging from technical, theoretical, historical, and business perspectives. Various techniques for writing melodies and harmonies of 2- parts to full big bands will be studied and practiced through writing assignments.

or equivalent, or permission of instructor
MUHL M308 Piano Literature I
3.00 crs.

This course is a survey of standard keyboard music from the Baroque era to the present.

or permission of instructor
THEA M309 Acting III: Acting for the Camera
3.00 crs.

Focus is on acting techniques for on-camera performance, and the successful presentation of self during the audition process. Attention is also given to the business of theatre, including contracts, unions, and portfolios. Résumé and portfolio strategies are analyzed.

This course has a lab fee associated with it for the purpose of supporting supplies specifically needed for the functioning of this particular course. Please check LORA for the amount of the lab fee.

or permission of instructor, Non-major prerequisites: THEA M220 Acting I and permission of instructor
THEA M309 Acting III: Acting for the Camera
3.00 crs.

Focus is on acting techniques for on-camera performance, and the successful presentation of self during the audition process. Attention is also given to the business of theatre, including contracts, unions, and portfolios. Résumé and portfolio strategies are analyzed.

This course has a lab fee associated with it for the purpose of supporting supplies specifically needed for the functioning of this particular course. Please check LORA for the amount of the lab fee.

or permission of instructor, Non-major prerequisites: THEA M220 Acting I and permission of instructor
THEA M309 Acting III: Acting for the Camera
3.00 crs.

Focus is on acting techniques for on-camera performance, and the successful presentation of self during the audition process. Attention is also given to the business of theatre, including contracts, unions, and portfolios. Résumé and portfolio strategies are analyzed.

This course has a lab fee associated with it for the purpose of supporting supplies specifically needed for the functioning of this particular course. Please check LORA for the amount of the lab fee.

or permission of instructor, Non-major prerequisites: THEA M220 Acting I and permission of instructor
MUHL M309 Piano Literature II
3.00 crs.

This course is a continuation of Piano Literature I.

or permission of instructor
DANC M311 Intermediate Ballet
2.00 crs.

This course is for students who have completed their basic ballet technique. Pointe work for the ladies (optional) and the basic forms of tour en l’air for the male dancer are introduced. Classes are based on the basic principles of classical ballet according to the Russian ballet technique developed by Agrippina Vaganova. Creditable twice.

Prerequisite
or permission of instructor
THEA M314 Shakespeare in Performance
3.00 crs.

This course is intended as an actor’s exploration of William Shakespeare’s texts. Beginning with an introduction to the Elizabethan period and the context within which the “style” of Shakespeare’s theatre evolved, the class will explore the Elizabethan and Jacobean theatre’s language, and the development of the modern actor’s craft to meet the needs of this particular “period style.” We will study the context in which each play we read was written. This course will also explore the power of words and language as a means of class mobility, power, communication, creative expression, and acquisition of knowledge. We will also study the aesthetics of Shakespeare’s particular dramaturgy and construction of language and poetry. Focus is given to proper breath support for text performance and performing Shakespeare’s poetic rhythm and meter physically and vocally.

or permission of instructor
THEA M314 Shakespeare in Performance
3.00 crs.

This course is intended as an actor’s exploration of William Shakespeare’s texts. Beginning with an introduction to the Elizabethan period and the context within which the “style” of Shakespeare’s theatre evolved, the class will explore the Elizabethan and Jacobean theatre’s language, and the development of the modern actor’s craft to meet the needs of this particular “period style.” We will study the context in which each play we read was written. This course will also explore the power of words and language as a means of class mobility, power, communication, creative expression, and acquisition of knowledge. We will also study the aesthetics of Shakespeare’s particular dramaturgy and construction of language and poetry. Focus is given to proper breath support for text performance and performing Shakespeare’s poetic rhythm and meter physically and vocally.

or permission of instructor
THEA M314 Shakespeare in Performance
3.00 crs.

This course is intended as an actor’s exploration of William Shakespeare’s texts. Beginning with an introduction to the Elizabethan period and the context within which the “style” of Shakespeare’s theatre evolved, the class will explore the Elizabethan and Jacobean theatre’s language, and the development of the modern actor’s craft to meet the needs of this particular “period style.” We will study the context in which each play we read was written. This course will also explore the power of words and language as a means of class mobility, power, communication, creative expression, and acquisition of knowledge. We will also study the aesthetics of Shakespeare’s particular dramaturgy and construction of language and poetry. Focus is given to proper breath support for text performance and performing Shakespeare’s poetic rhythm and meter physically and vocally.

or permission of instructor
THEA M320 Introduction to Computer Aided Design
3.00 crs.

The introduction and exploration of Computer Aided Design (CAD) with its practical applications to theatrical scenic and lighting design utilizing integrated CAD programs will be explored. The course emphasis is the design in 3D mode and then transposing to 2D drawings to create an entire production drawing set. Presentations rendered as printouts, animations, a walk-through, or real time views of a 3D model viewed electronically.

Prerequisite
or permission of instructor
THEA M325 Lighting Design
3.00 crs.

This course concerns fundamentals of lighting design where students will study principles of electricity, color theory, and concept. Exploration will be made of instruments and control systems. Practicum lab by arrangement.

This course has a lab fee associated with it for the purpose of supporting supplies specifically needed for the functioning of this particular course. Please check LORA for the amount of the lab fee.

or permission of instructor
THEA M325 Lighting Design
3.00 crs.

This course concerns fundamentals of lighting design where students will study principles of electricity, color theory, and concept. Exploration will be made of instruments and control systems. Practicum lab by arrangement.

This course has a lab fee associated with it for the purpose of supporting supplies specifically needed for the functioning of this particular course. Please check LORA for the amount of the lab fee.

or permission of instructor
THEA M326 Audio for the Theatre
3.00 crs.

Introduction to the use and design of audio/sound for the stage. Participants will explore and apply contemporary audio techniques, equipment, and technologies. Focus will be given to the development and implementation of a design aesthetic for the aural environments of theatrical productions.

This course has a lab fee associated with it for the purpose of supporting supplies specifically needed for the functioning of this particular course. Please check LORA for the amount of the lab fee.

or permission of instructor
THEA M326 Audio for the Theatre
3.00 crs.

Introduction to the use and design of audio/sound for the stage. Participants will explore and apply contemporary audio techniques, equipment, and technologies. Focus will be given to the development and implementation of a design aesthetic for the aural environments of theatrical productions.

This course has a lab fee associated with it for the purpose of supporting supplies specifically needed for the functioning of this particular course. Please check LORA for the amount of the lab fee.

or permission of instructor
MUTY M330 Clinical Improvisation in Music Therapy
2.00 crs.

This course will provide an overview of improvisation methods using in music therapy clinical practice. Relevant technology for improvisation will be discussed. Definitions, clinical goals, and facilitation techniques will be covered. This course will have a strong experiential component, whereby students practice skills learned in class.

or permission of instructor
MUTY M330 Clinical Improvisation in Music Therapy
2.00 crs.

This course will provide an overview of improvisation methods using in music therapy clinical practice. Relevant technology for improvisation will be discussed. Definitions, clinical goals, and facilitation techniques will be covered. This course will have a strong experiential component, whereby students practice skills learned in class.

or permission of instructor
THEA M331 Costume Design
3.00 crs.

Fundamentals of costume design theory, practices, and history for stage and film will be the focus. Explores development of theatrical style and character delineation through costuming. Practicum lab by arrangement.

This course has a lab fee associated with it for the purpose of supporting supplies specifically needed for the functioning of this particular course. Please check LORA for the amount of the lab fee.

or permission of instructor, Open to all students
THEA M331 Costume Design
3.00 crs.

Fundamentals of costume design theory, practices, and history for stage and film will be the focus. Explores development of theatrical style and character delineation through costuming. Practicum lab by arrangement.

This course has a lab fee associated with it for the purpose of supporting supplies specifically needed for the functioning of this particular course. Please check LORA for the amount of the lab fee.

or permission of instructor, Open to all students
THEA M342 Advanced Makeup for Stage and TV
3.00 crs.

Advanced artistic and technical concerns as they apply to Advanced Makeup Design for Stage & TV addressed through lectures, studio work and critiques. Principles and elements of design related to stage and screen makeup used to analyze scripts from the point of view of a makeup designer. The exploration of the function of makeup via extensive research, creative interpretation and emphasis on special effects. 

or permission of instructor
MUPC M401 Guitar Concepts II
1.00 crs.

This course is a continuation of Guitar Concepts I, adding barre chords and more finger patterns.

Music majors only, or permission of instructor
MUHL M406 Topics in Music History: 1850 – present
2.00 crs.

A seminar-style study of a single topic concerning music from Wagner to the present, usually focusing on some aspect of Western art music but including consideration of influences from world musics and popular musics. Course may be repeated for credit, as long as topic is different.

or permission of instructor
MUHL M406 Topics in Music History: 1850 – present
2.00 crs.

A seminar-style study of a single topic concerning music from Wagner to the present, usually focusing on some aspect of Western art music but including consideration of influences from world musics and popular musics. Course may be repeated for credit, as long as topic is different.

or permission of instructor
MUHL M407 Topics in Operatic Literature
2.00 crs.

This is a seminar-style study of a single topic in the history of opera. Course may be repeated for credit, as long as topic is different.

or permission of instructor
MUHL M407 Topics in Operatic Literature
2.00 crs.

This is a seminar-style study of a single topic in the history of opera. Course may be repeated for credit, as long as topic is different.

or permission of instructor
THEA M410 Directing
3.00 crs.

Basic concepts of stage directing, script analysis, blocking, casting, rehearsal procedures, and other problems of presentation will be discussed.

Junior, or permission of instructor, Non-major prerequisites: junior standing and permission of instructor
THEA M410 Directing
3.00 crs.

Basic concepts of stage directing, script analysis, blocking, casting, rehearsal procedures, and other problems of presentation will be discussed.

Junior, or permission of instructor, Non-major prerequisites: junior standing and permission of instructor
MUHL M410 Orchestral Literature
2.00 crs.

This course is a survey of orchestral literature from the Baroque to the present including stylistic analysis of selected works.

or permission of instructor
MUHL M410 Orchestral Literature
2.00 crs.

This course is a survey of orchestral literature from the Baroque to the present including stylistic analysis of selected works.

or permission of instructor
THEA M430 Scene Design
3.00 crs.

This course involves the fundamentals of scene design where the student will study principles of model building, ground plans, perspective, front elevations, color theory, and concept. Practicum lab by arrangement.

This course has a lab fee associated with it for the purpose of supporting supplies specifically needed for the functioning of this particular course. Please check LORA for the amount of the lab fee.

or permission of instructor
THEA M430 Scene Design
3.00 crs.

This course involves the fundamentals of scene design where the student will study principles of model building, ground plans, perspective, front elevations, color theory, and concept. Practicum lab by arrangement.

This course has a lab fee associated with it for the purpose of supporting supplies specifically needed for the functioning of this particular course. Please check LORA for the amount of the lab fee.

or permission of instructor
MUTY M434 Music Therapy in Mental Health
3.00 crs.

This course is an overview of music therapy theory, research, and practice as it pertains to assessment treatment and evaluation in mental health and wellness. There is an experiential component. Cultural considerations will be presented.

or permission of instructor
MUTY M434 Music Therapy in Mental Health
3.00 crs.

This course is an overview of music therapy theory, research, and practice as it pertains to assessment treatment and evaluation in mental health and wellness. There is an experiential component. Cultural considerations will be presented.

or permission of instructor
MUTY M440 Professional Topics in Music Therapy
1.00 crs.

This course will cover regulations and professional guidelines governing music therapy practice. Advocacy and program development will be discussed. Students will complete an advocacy project or a program proposal.

or permission of instructor
MUTY M502 Music Therapy in Education and Habilitation
3.00 crs.

This course will provide an overview of music therapy theory, research, and clinical practice in educational and habilitation settings. The use of music therapy methods and technology in assessment, treatment, and evaluation, integration of cultural considerations and normal musical development will be reviewed. This class has an experiential component.

or permission of instructor
MUTY M525 Music Therapy in Healthcare
3.00 crs.

This course will provide an overview of music therapy theory, research, and clinical practice in healthcare settings. The use of music therapy methods and technology in assessment, treatment, and evaluation, and integration of cultural considerations will be reviewed. This class has an experiential component.

or permission of instructor
MUTY M535 Music Therapy in Mental Health & Wellness
3.00 crs.

This course is an overview of music therapy theory, research, and practice as it pertains to assessment treatment and evaluation in mental health and wellness. There is an experiential component. Cultural considerations will be presented.

or permission of instructor
MUTY M602 Recreative & Compositional Methods in Music Therapy
2.00 crs.

This course will provide an overview of recreative & compositional methods using in music therapy clinical practice. Definitions, clinical goals, and facilitation techniques will be covered. Students will be introduced to apps and computer programs used in music therapy clinical practice. This course will have a strong experiential component, whereby students practice skills learned in class.

or permission of instructor
MUTY M620 Receptive Methods in Music Therapy
2.00 crs.

This course will provide an overview of receptive (music listening) methods using in music therapy clinical practice. Definitions, clinical goals, and facilitation techniques will be covered. This course will have a strong experiential component, whereby students practice skills learned in class.

or permission of instructor
MUTY M630 Clinical Improvisation Methods in Music Therapy
2.00 crs.

This course will provide an overview of improvisation methods using in music therapy clinical practice. Relevant technology for improvisation will be discussed. Definitions, clinical goals, and facilitation techniques will be covered. This course will have a strong experiential component, whereby students practice skills learned in class.

or permission of instructor
MUTY M820 Music Therapy Group Work
3.00 crs.

This course provides an overview of group therapy theory and its application to music therapy group work.

or permission of instructor