Oct 26, 2020  
2018-2019 General Catalog 
    
2018-2019 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG–FOR INFORMATION ONLY]

Course Descriptions


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Accounting

  
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    ACCT 2000 - Survey of Accounting


    3 Credit(s)

    An overview of financial and managerial accounting principles for non-business majors wanting a Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management. (Summer) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): Accounting, Finance, Management, or Marketing majors may not enroll

  
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    ACCT 2010 - Accounting Principles


    3 Credit(s)

    This course provides a thorough study of basic accounting principles. The accounting cycle is introduced using an appropriate mix of conceptual and procedural problems. A real-world problem using computer applications is also covered. This is a basic course, which aids in building a foundation for financial analysis and decision-making. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

  
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    ACCT 2020 - Managerial Accounting


    3 Credit(s)

    A study of the accumulation and flow of managerial accounting information and its impact on decisions within a business entity. Emphasizes cost behavior, cost-volume profit analysis, and management’s use of quantitative tools for planning and control. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 2010   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    ACCT 3010 - Financial Accounting I


    3 Credit(s)

    Comprehensive core of accounting knowledge essential to the student entering one of the several areas of the accounting profession. Study of generally accepted accounting principles, the conceptual framework, and financial accounting reporting requirements. Includes in-depth conceptual analysis of the various financial statement elements. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 2010   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Registration Restriction(s): Advanced Standing required

  
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    ACCT 3020 - Financial Accounting II


    3 Credit(s)

    Continuation of ACCT 3010 . (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): Advanced Standing required; Accounting, Business Education, Economics, Finance, Hotel, Resort, & Hospitality Management, Management, or Marketing majors only

  
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    ACCT 3100 - Accounting Information Systems


    3 Credit(s)

    Students learn about business transaction cycles, how to design an AIS, e-business, internal control objectives and procedures, industry IC and IT governance frameworks, and database fundamentals. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): Advanced Standing required; Accounting, Business Education, Economics, Finance, Hotel, Resort, & Hospitality Management, Management, or Marketing majors or Accounting minor only

  
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    ACCT 3200 - Tax I


    3 Credit(s)

    A study of current federal income tax laws and preparation of individual income tax rules. Emphasis is on analyzing and interpreting tax rules and developing the ability to research tax rules. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): Advanced Standing required; Accounting, Business Education, Economics, Finance, Hotel, Resort, & Hospitality Management, Management, or Marketing majors or Accounting minor only

  
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    ACCT 3300 - Cost


    3 Credit(s)

    Analysis of costs in a business organization. Includes cost development in both service and manufacturing situations. Areas discussed include job order costing, process costing, standard costing, and variance analysis. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 2020   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Registration Restriction(s): Advanced Standing or approved Accounting minor required

  
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    ACCT 3350 - Business Law I


    3 Credit(s)

    A study of our legal system including the Constitution, administrative law, torts, crimes, labor law, antitrust, consumer protection, environmental law, international securities, contracts, UCC Art. 2, property, bailments, business organizations, agency, intellectual property, and social responsibility. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    ACCT 4030 - Advanced Accounting


    3 Credit(s)

    Advanced accounting topics, including business combinations, foreign currency translation, partnership accounting, and SEC accounting. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): Advanced Standing required; Accounting, Business Education, Economics, Finance, Hotel, Resort, & Hospitality Management, Management, or Marketing majors or Accounting minors only

  
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    ACCT 4200 - Tax Research and Advanced Topics


    3 Credit(s)

    This text- and case-based course hones the students’ computerized tax research skills dealing with a wide variety of income tax issues. Areas of additional learning cover the rules and ethics of tax practice, the historical development of tax law, tax research methodology, and understanding the significance of constitutional/legislative, administrative, and judicial tax law. (Fall, Spring, Summer) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 3200   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Registration Restriction(s): Advanced Standing required; Accounting, Business Education, Economics, Finance, Hotel, Resort, & Hospitality Management, Management, or Marketing majors or Accounting minors only

  
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    ACCT 4400 - Auditing I


    3 Credit(s)

    This is the first of three semester 3-credit hour courses dealing with auditing: Auditing I, Auditing II, and Forensic Accounting. The latter two courses are graduate-level courses. This course will study auditing standards, internal accounting control systems, compliance and substantive audit procedures applied to accounts and transaction cycles, and audit reports. Review of the auditing concepts of materiality and risk, types of evidence and documentation, and an introduction to the ethical and legal responsibilities of the Certified Public Accountant are also included. (Fall, Spring, Summer) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 3010   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Registration Restriction(s): Advanced Standing required; Accounting majors only

  
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    ACCT 4890 - Internship


    1 Credit(s) 3 Maximum Credit(s)

    Description unavailable. (Fall, Spring) [Pass/Fail]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 12

    Registration Restriction(s): Advanced Standing required; Accounting, Business Education, Economics, Finance, Hotel, Resort, & Hospitality Management, Management, or Marketing majors or Accounting minors only

  
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    ACCT 4900 - Special Topics


    1 Credit(s) 3 Maximum Credit(s)

    Description unavailable. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): Advanced Standing required; Accounting, Business Education, Economics, Finance, Hotel, Resort, & Hospitality Management, Management, or Marketing majors or Accounting minors only

  
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    ACCT 4950 - Professionalism in Accounting


    0.5 Credit(s)

    Accounting majors are encouraged to take this course their junior, Senior, and graduate fall and spring semesters. The course will focus on specific accounting topics that will better prepare the accounting major for entrance into the accounting profession. Each semester, the course will focus on one of the following topics: accounting ethics, SEC and SOX, accounting writing and oral presentation skills, accounting work paper preparation skills, higher-level general ledger analysis skills, or other topics deemed appropriate under the circumstances. Accompanying these academic subjects, the student will be required to attend professional guest speaker events and other professional development activities associated with the Professional Accountancy Club. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 3

    Registration Restriction(s): Advanced Standing required; Accounting, Business Education, Economics, Finance, Hotel, Resort, & Hospitality Management, Management, or Marketing majors or Accounting minors only

  
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    ACCT 6000 - Foundations of Accounting


    3 Credit(s)

    This course provides an accelerated overview of both the theories and methods of accounting in support of the common body of knowledge core required for all MBA students not having previous business coursework. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    ACCT 6100 - Accounting for Decision-Making and Control


    3 Credit(s)

    This course reviews the development and use of management accounting information systems in planning and control activities. Using case studies of actual companies, its focus is on new management accounting practices adopted by the innovative companies around the world. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): MAcc or MBA majors only

  
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    ACCT 6210 - Corporate Tax I


    3 Credit(s)

    The study of current federal income tax laws as they apply to corporations. (Fall) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): MAcc majors only

  
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    ACCT 6230 - Tax Procedure


    3 Credit(s)

    The study of current federal code, regulations, and other pronouncements regarding tax procedure. (Summer) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): MAcc majors only

  
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    ACCT 6240 - Estate and Gift Taxes


    3 Credit(s)

    Taxation of estates and gifts. (Fall) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): MAcc majors only

  
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    ACCT 6260 - Taxes for Pass Through Entities


    3 Credit(s)

    A study of taxation for partnerships. The course will include choice of entity considerations. (Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): MAcc majors only

  
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    ACCT 6270 - Tax Seminar


    3 Credit(s)

    A study of current tax law with emphasis on tax matters commonly dealt with in a broad-based practice. This course is designed to improve tax competence of students intending to be licensed to render professional accounting services. (Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): MAcc majors only

  
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    ACCT 6290 - Property Transactions


    3 Credit(s)

    Property transactions cut across individual, partnership, and corporation taxation. Understanding property transactions is critical for both tax planning and tax compliance. The student will be taught, in depth, about property basis, gain calculation, gain classification, and how to properly report property transactions on various tax forms. The student will research various complicated property tax cases and appropriately report research findings in written form. (Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): MAcc majors only

  
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    ACCT 6320 - Advanced Cost Accounting


    3 Credit(s)

    Topics include balanced scorecard, cost allocation, profitability analysis, process costing, quality, theory of constraints, capital budgeting, transfer pricing, and performance measurement. (Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): Macc or MBA majors only

  
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    ACCT 6360 - Business Law II


    3 Credit(s)

    To enhance their knowledge of business law, students will study negotiable instruments; secure transactions; debtor-creditor rights and duties; bankruptcy; agency; employment law; insurance law; wills, trusts and estates; organizational structures such as sole proprietorships, partnerships, limited liability companies, corporations, and franchises; federal securities laws; and accountants’ legal liability. (Fall) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): MAcc or MBA majors only

  
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    ACCT 6400 - Auditing II


    3 Credit(s)

    The student will learn about audit processes to the sales and collection, payment, payroll, inventory, and acquisition and payment cycles. Also, audit sampling and working paper preparation. (Fall) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): MAcc majors only

  
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    ACCT 6450 - Forensic Accounting


    3 Credit(s)

    Fraud examination is a course about the growing science of forensic accounting. The accounting graduate is introduced to the Certified Fraud Examiner’s Code of Ethics and information about the forensic accounting industry. The graduate will become knowledgeable about fraud theory, the variety of fraud schemes perpetuated in business enterprises, and how to detect and prevent such fraud. The graduate will become more proficient at diagnostic measures used to identify the possibility of fraud being perpetuated in business entities. (Summer) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): MAcc majors only

  
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    ACCT 6600 - Practice and Theory Seminar


    3 Credit(s)

    Special accounting problems related to accounting practice and theory, with emphasis on conceptual analysis and historical development of generally accepted accounting principles. Readings cover current theory as well as current accounting issues. Problems requiring in-depth research into pronouncements issued by FASB and predecessor standing-setting bodies are used. (Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): MAcc majors only

  
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    ACCT 6650 - Accounting Ethics Seminar


    3 Credit(s)

    This seminar is designed to help students develop the strength of their own characters by receiving ethics education in moral sensitivity, judgment, and motivation. Ethics philosophies, professional codes of conduct, and strategies for ensuring ethical behavior in the workplace are discussed using case studies of ethics scandals and moral exemplars. The course fee of $22.00 is used to support the computer labs and mediated classrooms in the Business Building. (Fall, Spring, Summer) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): MAcc or MBA majors only

  
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    ACCT 6700 - Graduate Reading


    1 Credit(s) 4 Maximum Credit(s)

    Graduate readings. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): Department permission required
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    ACCT 6890 - Accounting Internship Program


    1 Credit(s) 3 Maximum Credit(s)

    Experience in accounting functions within industry and government as well as public accounting firms. (Fall, Spring) [Pass/Fail]

    Prerequisite(s): Instructor permission required
    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 3

    Registration Restriction(s): MAcc majors only

  
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    ACCT 6900 - Special Topics


    1 Credit(s) 3 Maximum Credit(s)

    Special topics in accounting. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 12

    Registration Restriction(s): MAcc majors only


Agricultural Science

  
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    AGSC 1010 - Agriculture and Society


    3 Credit(s)

    This course is designed to increase the student’s awareness of the significant role agriculture plays in today’s society, covering areas of science, economics, politics, culture, and history. Agriculture topics are used to teach critical thinking skills and other problem-solution methodologies. Will satisfy the General Education Life Science Knowledge Area. (Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

    General Education Course: Life Sciences Knowledge Area
  
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    AGSC 1100 - Principles of Animal Science


    3 Credit(s)

    A survey of scientific principles applied to the production of agricultural animals and the products they yield. The course is a series of instructional modules covering domestic animal products and bio-economics, health and behavior, genetics, reproduction, and feeding and nutrition. Will satisfy the General Education Life Science Knowledge Area. (Fall) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

    General Education Course: Life Sciences Knowledge Area
  
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    AGSC 1110 - Crop Production


    3 Credit(s)

    A general course involving the principles and practices used in the production of agronomic crops. Will cover small grains, corn, legumes, and root crops. (Spring) [Graded]

    Co-requisite(s): AGSC 1115 

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

  
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    AGSC 1115 - Crop Production Lab


    1 Credit(s)

    Application and hands-on experience of concepts covered in the lecture. (Spring) [Graded]

    Co-requisite(s): AGSC 1110 

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

  
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    AGSC 1750 - Horsemanship I


    1 Credit(s)

    A basic lab course in the riding and handling of horses. An understanding of horse behavior and safe conduct around horses are central to the course. Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of riding, handling, and grooming, as well as becoming familiar with the parts of the horse, common tack, and grooming equipment. Horse boarding available. Limited enrollment. One 1 and 1/2 hour session required per week. May be repeated for credit. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 3

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

  
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    AGSC 1950 - Agriculture Enterprise Practicum Production


    1 Credit(s) 4 Maximum Credit(s)

    Practicum credit is given for a supervised, structured work experience related to farming or ranching, agribusiness, veterinary, or agricultural science situations. The experience may be provided at the SUU Farm or another approved work site. The student must confer with an advisor and complete a minimum of three (3) hours work per week for each credit of practicum. Four (4) credits are required for the Certificate in Livestock Farm Management and an additional four (4) credits are required for an AAS degree (see AGSC 2950 ). (Fall, Spring, Summer) [Pass/Fail]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 8

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

  
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    AGSC 1990 - Agriculture Leadership


    1 Credit(s)

    Provides students an opportunity to gain an understanding of the value of leadership in the field of agriculture. Students develop and demonstrate leadership abilities, interpersonal skills. and a sense of service. May be taken three times for credit. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 3

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

  
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    AGSC 2600 - Swine Production Practices


    2 Credit(s)

    Students develop hands-on skills and learn the theoretical basis for the various techniques related to the selection, production, care, and handling of swine. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

  
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    AGSC 2630 - Horse Production Practices


    2 Credit(s)

    Students will gain exposure to various techniques and practices related to the selection, feeding, handling, and management of horses. Practices related to care of using and breeding horses will be emphasized. One 3-hour lab session required per week. Field trips are required. (Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

  
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    AGSC 2640 - Livestock Production Practices I


    2 Credit(s)

    Students develop hands-on skills and learn the theoretical basis for the various fall season practices related to the selection, production, care, and handling of commercial and purebred beef cattle and sheep. Taught at the Beef Center and the Sheep Center at the SUU Valley Farm. Field trip required. (Fall - Even Years) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

  
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    AGSC 2650 - Livestock Production Practices II


    2 Credit(s)

    Students develop hands-on skills and learn the theoretical basis for the various spring season practices related to the selection, production, care, and handling of commercial and purebred beef cattle and sheep. Taught at the Beef Center and the Sheep Center at the SUU Valley Farm. Field trip required. (Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

  
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    AGSC 2760 - Horsemanship II


    2 Credit(s)

    An intermediate-level lab course designed to increase students’ horsemanship abilities. Emphasis on developing good riding practices and a foundation for advanced training. Limited enrollment. Horse boarding available at university farm. Two 1-hour sessions required per week. May be repeated twice for credit. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): AGSC 1750   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C-
    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 4

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    AGSC 2820 - Artificial Insemination of Cattle


    2 Credit(s)

    A training course in the reproductive management and artificial insemination of cattle. The course follows the National Association of Animal Breeders recommendations for herdsman-inseminator training. Limited enrollment. Taught as an intensive short course on a demand basis. (Spring) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): AGSC 1100   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C-
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    AGSC 2890 - Agricultural Internship


    1 Credit(s) 4 Maximum Credit(s)

    Designed to provide an exploratory on-the-job training experience in an agriculture-related enterprise. Training site must be pre-approved at the agriculture program faculty level. Requires three (3) hours work per week per hour credit. (Fall, Spring, Summer) [Pass/Fail]

    Prerequisite(s): Instructor permission
    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 12

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

  
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    AGSC 2920 - Agriculture Science Workshop


    1 Credit(s) 5 Maximum Credit(s)

    Description unavailable. (As Needed) [Pass/Fail]

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

  
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    AGSC 2950 - Equine Practicum


    1 Credit(s) 4 Maximum Credit(s)

    Credit for supervised, structured work experience closely associated to the equine field. Students must confer with advisor and complete a minimum of three (3) hours per week per credit. (Fall, Spring, Summer) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): Instructor permission
    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 12

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

  
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    AGSC 3020 - Agribusiness Management


    3 Credit(s)

    Principles and practices of successful farm, ranch, and agribusiness management. Budgeting and decision-making based on economic principles will be central to the course. Students will be required to develop and submit an agricultural enterprise plan. (Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    AGSC 3030 - Forage Crops


    3 Credit(s)

    This course covers the principles of forage production, harvesting, storage, marketing, and utilization. In-depth study of alfalfa with general coverage of other legumes and grasses used as forage. (Fall - Odd Years) [Graded]

    Co-requisite(s): AGSC 3035  

    Prerequisite(s): AGSC 1110  and (AGSC 1115  or AGSC 1120) - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C-
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    AGSC 3035 - Forages Lab


    1 Credit(s)

    Application and hands-on experience of concepts covered in the lecture. (Fall - Odd Years) [Graded]

    Co-requisite(s): AGSC 3030 

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    AGSC 3150 - Animal Breeding


    3 Credit(s)

    Application of the science of genetics to the improvement of livestock and horses. This course will focus on breeding systems, selection methods, predicted outcomes, and evaluation of the results of various breeding plans affecting the important traits in livestock and horses. (Fall) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): AGSC 1100  and MATH 1030  (or higher); BIOL 3060  and BIOL 3065  recommended - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    AGSC 3200 - Swine Management


    3 Credit(s)

    Systems of production and management with emphasis on modern methods which are suited to western conditions. Incremental enterprises as well as farrow-to-finish production will be discussed. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): AGSC 1100 ; AGSC 2600  recommended (can be taken concurrently) - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    AGSC 3230 - Pests and Pest Management


    3 Credit(s)

    A survey of pests of economic importance. Weed, insect, and disease identification and life cycles with concentration of methods of control. (Spring) [Graded]

    Co-requisite(s): AGSC 3235 

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    AGSC 3235 - Pests and Pest Management Lab


    1 Credit(s)

    Pest and Pest Management Lab (Spring) [Graded]

    Co-requisite(s): AGSC 3230 

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    AGSC 3350 - Horse Science and Industry


    3 Credit(s)

    A comprehensive study of horses and the economic importance of the horse industry. The biological bases for conformation and faults, reproduction, nutrition, behavior, and genetics will be examined. (Fall) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): AGSC 1100   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C-
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    AGSC 3400 - Feeding and Nutrition of Horses and Livestock


    3 Credit(s)

    An applied feeding and nutrition course emphasizing the functional digestive anatomy of horses and farm animals. Emphasis will be placed on nutritional value of feedstuffs, requirements of horses and various classes of livestock, ration balancing, and ration formulation. (Spring) [Graded]

    Co-requisite(s): AGSC 3405  

    Prerequisite(s): AGSC 1100   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C-
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    AGSC 3405 - Feeding and Nutrition of Horses and Livestock Lab


    1 Credit(s)

    Feeding and Nutrition Lab (Spring) [Graded]

    Co-requisite(s): AGSC 3400 

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    AGSC 3500 - Animal Reproduction


    3 Credit(s)

    Macro and micro functional anatomy of reproduction in livestock and horses. Includes theories and applied methodologies for increasing the reproductive efficiency of the animals upon which the course will focus. (Spring) [Graded]

    Co-requisite(s): AGSC 3505  

    Prerequisite(s): AGSC 1100   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C-
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    AGSC 3505 - Animal Reproduction Lab


    1 Credit(s)

    Animal reproduction lab. A group research project is required. (Spring) [Graded]

    Co-requisite(s): AGSC 3500 

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    AGSC 3560 - Soils


    3 Credit(s)

    A general study of soil formation, chemical and physical properties, soil water, soil biology, classification and taxonomy, fertility and soil conservation. (Fall) [Graded]

    Co-requisite(s): AGSC 3565  

    Prerequisite(s): CHEM 1110  or CHEM 1120  or CHEM 1210  or CHEM 1220   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C-
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    AGSC 3565 - Soils Science Lab


    1 Credit(s)

    Soils science lab. (Fall) [Graded]

    Co-requisite(s): AGSC 3560 

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    AGSC 3600 - Directed Studies in Agriculture


    3 Credit(s)

    Discussions and projects dealing with contemporary issues and challenges, science, technology, or economics related to agriculture. Students may apply for and receive Directed Studies credit by submitting a proposal or being assigned a project, searching the literature, carrying out the project, and reporting the results at a seminar. (Fall, Spring, Summer) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): Advanced standing in an agriculture component program and sufficient reference courses related to the project as determined by a faculty advisor
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    AGSC 3700 - Principles of Irrigated Soils


    3 Credit(s)

    Study of irrigation history, irrigation methods, watersheds, irrigation equipment and structures, soil moisture determinations, irrigation scheduling, water rights, and water law. Will cover the design of residential and commercial turf as well as large scale agriculture systems. (Fall - Even Years) [Graded]

    Co-requisite(s): AGSC 3705 

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    AGSC 3705 - Principles of Irrigated Soils Lab


    1 Credit(s)

    Principles of Irrigated Soils Lab. (Fall - Even Years) [Graded]

    Co-requisite(s): AGSC 3700 

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    AGSC 3760 - Advanced Horsemanship


    2 Credit(s)

    Advanced riding lab course focusing on equine behavior and learning. Development of sound riding and training practices will be stressed. Two (2) one-and-a-half-hour sessions required/week. May be repeated for credit, up to four (4) credits. (Fall) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): AGSC 2760  and instructor permission - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 4

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    AGSC 4100 - Beef Cattle Management


    3 Credit(s)

    A comprehensive course in the application of biological and economic principles to the management of a profitable beef cattle enterprise. Major emphasis is given to the management of reproduction, genetics, nutrition, and health across each segment of the beef cattle industry. (Fall) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): AGSC 1100 ; AGSC 2640  and AGSC 3020  and AGSC 3400  recommended - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C-
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    AGSC 4250 - Sheep Management


    3 Credit(s)

    A comprehensive course in the application of biological and economic principles to the management of a profitable sheep enterprise. Major emphasis is given to the management of reproduction, genetics, nutrition, and health across each segment of the sheep industry. (Spring - Even Years) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): AGSC 1100 ; AGSC 2640  and AGSC 3020  and AGSC 3400  recommended - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C-
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    AGSC 4850 - Undergraduate Research


    1 Credit(s) 5 Maximum Credit(s)

    Description unavailable. (As Needed) [Pass/Fail]

    Prerequisite(s): Instructor permission
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    AGSC 4890 - Internship


    1 Credit(s) 4 Maximum Credit(s)

    Designed to provide specific on-the-job training which requires an understanding of agricultural sciences and industry expected of students who have taken upper-division coursework and/or who have advanced standing in an agricultural program. Requires three (3) hours work per week per hour credit. Internship site must be pre-approved at the agriculture program faculty level. (Fall, Spring, Summer) [Pass/Fail]

    Prerequisite(s): Instructor permission
    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 12

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    AGSC 4920 - Agriculture Science Workshop


    1 Credit(s) 3 Maximum Credit(s)

    Designed to give credit for intensive agriculture learning situations outside of the traditional class and lab. Students may receive workshop credit for activities such as seminars, short courses, in-service training, and travel study. Workshop credit must be arranged by an agriculture program faculty member and receive approval at the departmental level. May be repeated for credit up to a maximum of six (6) credits. (Fall, Spring) [Pass/Fail]

    Prerequisite(s): Instructor permission
    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 12

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    AGSC 4990 - Agricultural Seminar


    1 Credit(s)

    Capstone course takes broad overview of agriculture as a profession and employment opportunities based on current trends. May take two (2) times for credit. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): AGSC 1990   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C-
    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 2

    Registration Restriction(s): None


Anthropology

  
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    ANTH 1010 - Cultural Anthropology


    3 Credit(s)

    Anthropology is concerned with the documentation and interpretation of diverse social and cultural settings. The course will introduce students to the key concepts of cultural anthropology through the discussion and analysis of fieldwork studies from around the world. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

    General Education Course: Social and Behavioral Sciences Knowledge Area
  
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    ANTH 1020 - Biological Anthropology


    3 Credit(s)

    This course explores basic evolutionary theory and human genetics from an anthropological perspective. It traces human evolution through time; compares humans to their closest living relatives, non-human primates; and examines the significance of modern human biological variations and adaptations. (Fall) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

    General Education Course: Social and Behavioral Sciences Knowledge Area
  
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    ANTH 2030 - Introduction to Archaeology


    3 Credit(s)

    This course introduces the theories and methods of archaeology, a social, historical, and natural science. The focus of the course is on anthropological archaeology. (Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

  
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    ANTH 3001 - Native American Cultures


    3 Credit(s)

    Employing an anthropological perspective, this course examines the indigenous cultures of the Americas. The course addresses pre-contact culture history, colonialism, and contemporary struggles for political sovereignty and cultural preservation. (Fall) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): Sophomore, Junior, or Senior Standing required

  
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    ANTH 3010 - Language, Thought, and Culture


    3 Credit(s)

    This course surveys anthropological approaches to the study of language, emphasizing the relationship between language and world-view, and the social uses of speech. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    ANTH 3070 - Medical Anthropology


    3 Credit(s)

    This course introduces students to the theories and methods cultural anthropologists use to understand and study health, illness, health care, and health-seeking behavior from a cross-cultural perspective. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    ANTH 3160 - Anthropology and Sociology of Religion


    3 Credit(s)

    This course focuses on religion as a key societal institution and cultural practice. Ethnographic studies illustrate classical and contemporary theories on the meaning, function, and interpretation of religious experience. The intersection of religion and ethnicity, class, gender, and politics is explored. (Annually) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    ANTH 3200 - Food and Culture


    3 Credit(s)

    This course addresses the relationship between food and culture. It examines food taboos and rituals, food and identity, health and nutrition, alcohol and drug use, feasting and fasting, hunger and obesity, and the global politics of food production and consumption. (Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    ANTH 3300 - Anthropology of Sex and Gender


    3 Credit(s)

    This course uses an anthropological perspective in order to investigate the relationship between sex; the biological attributes by which a person is deemed “male” or “female,” gender, and the norms and ideals associating appropriate roles; and behaviors and sexualities with men, women, and inter-gendered individuals. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    ANTH 3500 - Ecological Anthropology


    3 Credit(s)

    This course provides a survey of ecological and environmental anthropology. In particular, we are interested in how human relationships with environments over time, and in all parts of the globe, can impact our behavior, health, economics, and politics. To do this, we examine human-environmental relationships from anthropological perspectives and research on the interrelationships between humans and environments. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): ANTH 1010  or ANTH 1020   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    ANTH 3600 - Area Studies


    3 Credit(s)

    This variable topic course focuses on the anthropology of a different culture or geographical region. Anthropological topics will be covered to provide students with a deep appreciation of the archaeological, linguistic, social, and economic dynamics of a population or region. Repeatable with different topic up to 12 credits toward the major. Check department for upcoming topics. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): ANTH 1010   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 12

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    ANTH 3990 - Anthropological Theory and Methods


    3 Credit(s)

    This seminar provides an overview of the major theoretical schools in cultural anthropology and archaeology and introduces students to fundamental research methods practiced within anthropology. The course employs a historical perspective, moving from the 19th through the 21st centuries. Theories from each era are matched with examples of appropriate methodologies, showing their interrelation. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): ANTH 1010  and ANTH 1020  and ANTH 2030   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    ANTH 4187 - Humanitarian Aid and Development


    3 Credit(s)

    This course looks at human society as related to so-called “development” and humanitarian aid in the broader context of globalization. Social scientists focus on the local-level processes and experiences, and work to situate those in the larger, macro-level settings. This class will address important themes: 1) cross-cultural and historical perspectives on global relationships; 2) humanitarian aid through political and economic lenses; and 3) community-based approaches to development. Equivalent to and crosslisted with SOC 4187 . (As Needed) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): ANTH 1010  or SOC 1010  or SOC 1020   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    ANTH 4350 - Practicum in Applied Anthropology


    3 Credit(s)

    This variable-topic course focuses on the practice of doing anthropology. This course is designed to help students make the transition from term paper research to critical (and largely self-directed) research projects. The topic of the course is variable, with an emphasis on a topic that is important to the community in which the project is conducted. Although the course is also intended to examine in detail a particular topic, the primary objective of the seminar is to introduce students to research methods and practices common in Applied Anthropology, and to help students think about how they might use these in their own future endeavors. Repeatable with different topic up to six (6) credits toward the major. Check with department for upcoming topics. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): ANTH 1010   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 6

  
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    ANTH 4700 - Special Topics in Anthropology


    1 Credit(s) 3 Maximum Credit(s)

    Occasionally, anthropology faculty will offer courses on a special area of interest or a particularly timely topic under this course number. The class schedule and handouts in the department will provide further information on each Special Topic course. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 6

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    ANTH 4890 - Anthropological Internship


    3 Credit(s) 12 Maximum Credit(s)

    Practical experience in anthropology. No more than nine (9) credit hours will be applied to one’s major, three (3) to a minor; remaining credit hours will be counted as elective hours outside the major or minor. (As Needed) [Pass/Fail]

    Prerequisite(s): ANTH 1010  or ANTH 1020  or ANTH 2030   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 12

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    ANTH 4960 - Archaeological Field Methods


    6 Credit(s)

    This course introduces students to archaeological excavation, survey, and laboratory techniques through work at an actual archaeological site. In addition to practical hands-on training, there will be occasional field-trips and lectures on regional prehistory, history, geomorphology, and ecology. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): ANTH 2030  or equivalent strongly recommended
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    ANTH 4999 - Senior Capstone


    3 Credit(s)

    After selecting a faculty supervisor, students have two options: 1) a practicum involving an internship, service learning and/or civic engagement experience(s) with cultural research and cultural problem analysis; or 2) a research project in which one defines a topic, conducts research, and prepares findings. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): ANTH 3990   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Registration Restriction(s): Anthropology majors only; senior standing required


Art

  
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    ART 1010 - Introduction to Visual Arts


    3 Credit(s)

    An art orientation. A study of the principles and ideas underlying visual art expressions and a survey of major periods, styles, and artists. Illustrated lectures. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

    General Education Course: Fine Arts Knowledge Area
  
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    ART 1050 - Introduction to Photography


    3 Credit(s)

    The study of art, design, and communication principles as applied and practiced in photography, a dominant visual medium in society. By primarily focusing on visual literacy, students will gain insight into the operations of photographs in our culture. Ideas are exercised through learning basic camera operations and assignments focused on techniques, as well as exploring different genres in the medium. A digital camera with adjustable shutter and aperture is required. Sections will be offered and specified for non-art majors and art majors/minors. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

    General Education Course: Fine Arts Knowledge Area
  
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    ART 1110 - Drawing I


    3 Credit(s)

    A studio class which explores the elements and compositional principles of visual art through drawing. Assignments are designed to encourage creative solutions, develop drawing skills, and apply the basics of linear representation, shading, perspective, shape (negative and positive), and textural depiction. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

    General Education Course: Fine Arts Knowledge Area
  
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    ART 1120 - Two-Dimensional Design


    3 Credit(s)

    A study of design fundamentals with an application in two-dimensional media. Presents the basic design principles and elements employed in all visual expression. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

    General Education Course: Fine Arts Knowledge Area
  
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    ART 1130 - 3-D Design


    3 Credit(s)

    A foundation design course in which the basic principles and vocabulary of visual organization in three dimensions are explored through a series of studio problems, i.e., sculptural and spatial problems. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    ART 1610 - Ceramics I


    3 Credit(s)

    Explore creative solutions and aesthetic ways of working using clay as a medium in a series of studio projects designed to acquaint the student with basic hand-building, throwing, trimming, and glazing techniques. Particular attention is paid to the essential skills of creative problem-solving and expression, creative thinking, and spatial reasoning. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 12

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

    General Education Course: Fine Arts Knowledge Area
  
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    ART 2110 - Drawing II


    3 Credit(s)

    A continuation of approaches and techniques in drawing. Emphasis will be placed on design, composition, subject, content, experimental, and color drawing. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): ART 1110   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    ART 2210 - Digital Tools


    3 Credit(s)

    Introductory course in the study and uses of the computer as a visual tool. Training will be given in selected current software directed toward the production of art and graphic design projects. Art majors may take ART 1120  concurrently. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): ART 1120   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    ART 2410 - Painting I


    3 Credit(s)

    Introduction of painting material and techniques as well as a brief history of painting with the focus on the theory and process of color mixing and color matching. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): ART 1110  and ART 1120   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    ART 2500 - Intermediate Photography


    3 Credit(s)

    This course addresses issues associated with becoming a photographer through the exploration of eye-training exercises, plastic cameras, film development, and discussions about assigned readings. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): ART 1050   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Registration Restriction(s): None

 

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