Dec 08, 2019  
2012-2013 General Catalog 
    
2012-2013 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG–FOR INFORMATION ONLY]

Course Descriptions


 

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Theatre Arts

  
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    THEA 4613 - Directing II

    3 credits

    A study of theories and actual experience in organization, interpretation, blocking, pacing, casting, and producing a play. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: THEA 3613 
    Co-Requisite: THEA 4611 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    THEA 4640 - Performance Studies

    1 to 5 credits

    An in-depth seminar course for the study of a special topic in theatre. May be repeated for additional credit. May be used for Study -Abroad Credit. (As Needed)

    Prerequisite: Permission by Instructor
    General Education Course: No
  
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    THEA 4751 - Capstone

    1 credits

    Theatre and Dance artists will articulate their concept, process, realization and assessment of a specific project through a written and oral defense presentation to faculty within their discipline. (Fall, Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    THEA 4830 - Cooperative Education

    4 to 12 credits

    (P/F)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    THEA 4840 - Readings and Conferences

    1 to 5 credits

    (P/F)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    THEA 4890 - Internship

    3 to 12 credits

    (P/F)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    THEA 4900 - Methods Theatre Arts Education

    2 credits

    Methods in theatre education discuss issues related to the teaching of theatre in the public school system. Students will learn how to prepare and execute a lesson plan of study, develop benchmarks and grading criteria, develop course goals and objectives, and the execution of a variety of teaching methods in the classroom. Students will also discuss how to manage behavioral problems, time and the planning and organization of mounting a production. (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
    General Education Course: No
  
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    THEA 4980 - Student Teaching

    2 credits

    (P/F)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    THEA 5890 - Internship

    3 to 12 credits

    (P/F)

    General Education Course: No

University Studies

  
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    UNIV 1010 - EDGE Program Introduction

    1 credits

    Introduction to SUUs unique experiential program designed to offer students exciting ways to integrate learning with real-world experience. (P/F) (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    UNIV 1020 - Strategies for Success

    2 credits

    This variable topics course explores subjects geared toward student success. Sample topics include career exploration, job search preparation, exploring vocabulary development, and in-depth academic skill development. This graded course may be taken twice for credit. (Fall, Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    UNIV 1030 - Governors Honors Academy

    6 credits

    The academy is a ten-day program designed for Utah’s most gifted high-school leaders and scholars entering grade 12. The objective of the program is to cultivate the brightest of Utah’s high school students in high quality leadership, personal achievement, academics and community service. The program provides students with a stimulating curriculum of study with subjects ranging from science to Shakespeare and from creativity to leadership. These, and other subjects, are discussed by a dynamic Academy Faculty and many distinguished lecturers with corporate, government, media and other professional backgrounds. Students attending the Governor’s Honors Academy will obtain a broader vision of personal potential for leadership, develop a keener ability to create and implement new ideas, learn fresh approaches and new skills in group dynamics, acquire an increased awareness of personal goals and objectives, and achieve a collegiate orientation to develop their future. For information, visit the GHA website at http://www.suu.edu/gha, http://www.suu.edu email gha@suu.edu or call the director of the Governor’s Honors Academy at (435) 865-8219.

    General Education Course: No
  
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    UNIV 1040 - Learning Communities Seminar

    1 credits

    This course serves as the common course for learning communities.  Students will engage in the process of deliberative democracy as they engage with each other on topics related to their clustered courses.  The course will focus heavily on discussion, communication skills, and understanding the interdisciplinarity inherent to higher education. (Fall, Spring)

    General Education Course: No.
  
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    UNIV 1050 - College Student Success

    3 credits

    This course focuses on student success through systematic exploration of values and skills that will assist student in becoming successful in their academic endeavors.  It is designed to help launch students’ university careers successfully and to equip students with tools and abilities to increase their career and academic skills. Admission requirement for students with index score of 95 or lower.  (Fall, Spring)

     

     

    General Education Course: No

  
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    UNIV 2010 - Convocations

    1 credits

    An enrichment exchange with guest lecturers, exhibits, and concerts through the Convocation Series. This pass/fail course may be taken four times for credit. (Fall, Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    UNIV 2890 - Directed Project: [variable topics]

    1 to 4 credits

    A hands-on experience, completed either on or off campus, that requires the student to work in a closely supervised environment with professionals. Directed projects must be initiated by a contract between the student, the organization, and the faculty advisor. Students may or may not be paid for their work. A minimum of three hours of work per week for 15 weeks equates to one credit hour. Repeatable up to 8 credits. (As needed)

    Prerequisite: UNIV 1010  and Instructor Permission
  
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    UNIV 3000 - Health Career Explorations- Rural Health Scholars

    1 credits

    This course assists pre-med, pre-dental, pre-PA, Pre-optometry, pre-pharm, and other undergraduate health students prepare for entry into professional schools.  Includes opportunities to hear guest speakers, participate in health related service learning projects (25 hrs. required), and obtain CPR & First Aid certifications. Membership in the Rural Health Scholars program is required. (Fall, Spring, Summer) (P/F)

    Prerequisite: SCI 2120  and Instructor Permission
    General Education Course: No.
  
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    UNIV 3500 - Interdisciplinary Engagement [Variable Topic]

    3 credits

    A variable topic, team-taught, interdisciplinary course that employs an experiential approach to teach students about the complexity of the specific topic of study.  Professors from more than one discipline introduce students to a variety of ways to think about the chose topic.  Under the guidance of faculty mentors, students then carry out original projects related to the course topic. May be repeated up to 3 times for credit. Primary Instructor permission required. Junior standing recommended. (Summers As Needed)

    Prerequisite: UNIV 1010  (starting Fall 2014)
  
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    UNIV 3925 - EDGE Project Proposal: [Engagement Center]

    1 credits

    Guides students through the process of creating a proposal to detail how they will meet their experiential education EDGE requirement. (P/F) (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    Prerequisite: UNIV 1010 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    UNIV 4010 - Contemporary Issues

    3 credits

    Students study a contemporary topic or issue from multi-disciplinary perspectives. Interdisciplinary communication and analytical skills are emphasized. Course is team taught. (Fall)

    Prerequisite: ENGL 2010 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    UNIV 4020 - Interdisciplinary Seminar

    3 credits

    Students draw upon knowledge gained through their BIS program of study to complete a capstone project reflecting an interdisciplinary approach to address a contemporary issue or problem. (Spring)

    Prerequisite: UNIV 4010 
    General Education Course: No
  
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    UNIV 4925 - EDGE Program Completion: [Engagement Center]

    1 credits

    As the culminating course of the experiential education requirement, this workshop provides students the opportunity to reflect on and present their EDGE work. (P/F) (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    Prerequisite: UNIV 3925 
    General Education Course: No

Women and Gender Studies

  
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    WGS 2010 - Intro to Women/Gender Studies

    3 credits

    The course explores womens and gender experiences/issues from interdisciplinary perspectives while acquainting students with the major theories and debates of feminist and gender scholarship. (Spring)

    General Education Course: No
  
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    WGS 3010 - Research in Women/Gender Studies

    3 credits

    The history, theory, and practice of research in Women and Gender Studies. The course emphasizes collaborative, participatory, and alternative methodologies. (Fall even years)

    Prerequisite: WGS 2010  
    General Education Course: No
  
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    WGS 4010 - Women/Gender Internship

    3 credits

    This internship synthesizes concepts of women and gender studies into a final research, service-learning, and/or international project. (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisite: WGS 2010  and WGS 3010 
    General Education Course: No
 

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