Jun 22, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Accounting

  
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    ACCT 0201 - Principles of Financial Accounting


    Fall, Spring & Summer 3 Credit Hours
    An introduction to accounting as an information communication function that supports economic decision making. The topics covered should help students understand the development of financial statements and their interpretation. Course Charge: $37.50 College of Business Program Ch Prerequisite: MATH 0030  or higher.
  
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    ACCT 0202 - Principles of Managerial Accounting


    Fall, Spring & Summer 3 Credit Hours
    Use of accounting as a tool for the process of planning, controlling and decision making. Emphasis on where accounting data is obtained, what kind of information is needed and how it is used in the management process. Course Charge: $37.50 College of Business Program Ch Prerequisite: ACCT 0201 .
  
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    ACCT 0309 - Accounting Information Systems


    Fall & Spring 3 Credit Hours
    A comprehensive study of the objectives, uses, evaluation and design of accounting information systems. The course is for students who will soon be assuming the responsibilities of professional accountants and need to know how accounting information systems function. Course Charge: $37.50 College of Business Program Ch Prerequisite or Co-Requisite: ACCT 0202 .
  
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    ACCT 0312 - Intermediate Accounting I


    Fall, Spring 3 Credit Hours
    A study of the four major financial statements, the conceptual framework underlying financial reporting, and generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) for revenue recognition. Emphasis is placed on the importance of professional career development and ethics in the financial reporting process. Prerequisites: ACCT 0201  and ACCT 0202  with a grade of C or above and MATH 0125  or higher. Course Charge: $37.50 College of Business Program Ch
  
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    ACCT 0322 - Intermediate Accounting II


    Fall & Spring 3 Credit Hours
    Course that covers financial accounting for business enterprises (with emphasis on the corporation). Emphasizes topics in areas of: accounting for assets, liabilities and stockholders’ equity. Course Charge: $37.50 College of Business Program Ch Prerequisite: ACCT 0312  with grade of ‘C’ or above.
  
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    ACCT 0332 - Intermediate Accounting III


    Fall & Spring 3 Credit Hours
    Third of three courses that comprehensively cover financial accounting concepts and standards for business enterprises (with emphasis on the corporation). Coverage includes: (1) derivatives, (2) investments, (3) income taxes, (4) post-retirement benefits, (5) leases, (6) cash flows, (7) accounting changes and errors, (8) troubled debt restructuring, and (9) full disclosure in financial accounting. Course Charge: $37.50 College of Business Program Ch Prerequisite: ACCT 0322 .
  
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    ACCT 0375 - Tax Accounting I


    Fall 3 Credit Hours
    Procedures for reporting federal income taxes with emphasis on income and deductions for individuals. Practice in preparing federal income tax returns. Course Charge: $37.50 College of Business Program Ch Prerequisites: ACCT 0201  and ACCT 0202  with a ‘C’ or above or permission.
  
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    ACCT 0376 - VITA I


    Spring 2 Credit Hours
    An in-depth study of individual income taxation with particular emphasis on federal and Missouri tax return preparation. Students must pass the required tax certification exams offered by the IRS and will prepare individual tax returns. Course Charge: $25.00 College of Business Program Ch Prerequisite: ACCT 0375  with a C or higher.
  
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    ACCT 0385 - Cost Accounting


    Spring & Summer 3 Credit Hours
    Study of accounting cost systems providing information generation for managerial planning and control. Special emphasis is placed on both technology and Quality Management as applied to industrial and service enterprises. Course Charge: $37.50 College of Business Program Ch Prerequisites: ACCT 0202  with a ‘C’ or above, GB 0321 .
  
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    ACCT 0402 - Advanced Accounting


    Fall 3 Credit Hours
    Application of accounting principles of business combinations, consolidated financial statements, foreign currency transactions, international accounting and governmental accounting. Course Charge: $37.50 College of Business Program Ch Prerequisite: ACCT 0322 .
  
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    ACCT 0408 - Tax Accounting II


    Spring 3 Credit Hours
    Procedures for reporting federal income taxes with emphasis on corporations, partnerships, estates and trusts. Practice in preparing federal income tax returns of these business entities. Course Charge: $37.50 College of Business Program Ch Prerequisite: ACCT 0375  or permission.
  
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    ACCT 0411 - Auditing


    Fall & Spring 3 Credit Hours
    Overview of the certified public accounting profession with special attention to auditing standards, professional ethics, the legal liability inherent in the attest function, the study and evaluation of internal control, the nature of evidence, the use of statistical sampling, and performing an audit. Course Charge: $37.50 College of Business Program Ch Prerequisites: ACCT 0312 , ACCT 0309 . Prerequisite: or co-requisite: ACCT 0322 .
  
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    ACCT 0422 - Advanced Cost Accounting


    Demand 3 Credit Hours
    Advanced study in decision models and cost information, system choice, strategy, and management control. Special emphasis on Quality Management and time related management control initiatives. Course Charge: $37.50 College of Business Program Ch Prerequisite: ACCT 0385 .
  
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    ACCT 0476 - VITA II


    Spring 1 Credit Hour
    A continuation of VITA I where students prepare federal and other state tax returns. Students must pass the Basic, Intermediate and Advanced tax certification exams offered by the IRS, and will review basic and intermediate tax returns and prepare advanced individual tax returns. Course Charge: $12.50 College of Business Program Ch Prerequisite: ACCT 0376  or instructor permission.
  
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    ACCT 0491 - Internship in Accounting


    Demand 1-12 Credit Hours
    An internship for senior accounting students with an opportunity to observe and participate in actual business operations within the community. All internships must conform to institutional policy regarding the number of hours of work, the number of credit hours and written agreements with the cooperating business or agency. Graded credit/no credit. Course Charge: $12.50 College of Business Program Ch Prerequisites: 65 hours, 3.00 GPA and department approval.
  
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    ACCT 0498 - Advanced Topics in Accounting


    Demand 1-3 Credit Hours
    For upper division accounting or related majors with topics to be announced each time the course is offered. Course Charge: $12.50 College of Business Program Ch Prerequisite: Senior standing or permission.
  
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    ACCT 0499 - Independent Study in Accounting


    Demand 1-6 Credit Hours
    Individually directed readings, research and discussion in selected areas of accounting for advanced majors. Scope, depth, area of concentration and credit to be arranged upon entry into course. Offered by arrangement. Course Charge: $12.50 College of Business Program Ch Prerequisites: Permission and a minimum 3.0 GPA. Repeatable up to six credit hours.
  
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    ACCT 0502 - Financial Accounting and Reporting


    Fall 3 Credit Hours
    Advanced study of accounting for business combinations, foreign currency transactions and translation, reorganizations and liquidations, and financial reporting requirements of the Securities & Exchange Commission. Course Charge: $120.00 MAcc Program Charge Prerequisite: Admission into MAcc program (AC10 or GR09).
  
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    ACCT 0508 - Tax Planning and Research


    Fall 3 Credit Hours
    This course introduces the upper-division accounting major or master’s degree student to the basic concepts, methods, and tools of tax research. The coverage is broad, exploring the general framework of tax law. Course Charge: $120.00 MAcc Program Charge Prerequisite: Admission into MAcc program (AC10 or GR09).
  
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    ACCT 0545 - Integrative Accounting Seminar


    Summer 3 Credit Hours
    The course integrates financial accounting and fundamental managerial accounting topics with strategic analysis to evaluate the organizations objectives of liquidity, profitability, and operations efficiency. The emphasis is on cash flow statement, ratio analysis, and use of accounting information to facilitate ethical decision making, planning, budgetary control, and performance evaluation processes. Course Charge: $120.00 MAcc Program Charge Prerequisite: Admission into MAcc program (AC10 or GR09).
  
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    ACCT 0585 - Controllership


    Fall 3 Credit Hours
    A study of how accounting and operating information is used in management planning and decision making. Students will apply advanced costing models and design and evaluate management decision making information systems. Topics will include issues that are appropriate for consideration by executive management and the board of directors. Course Charge: $120.00 MAcc Program Charge Prerequisite: Admission into MAcc program (AC10 or GR09).
  
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    ACCT 0598 - Special Topics in Accounting


    Demand 3 Credit Hours
    For upper division accounting and Masters of Accountancy students with topics to be announced each time the course is offered. Course Charge: $120.00 MAcc Program Charge Prerequisite: Admission into MAcc program (AC10 or GR09).
  
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    ACCT 0601 - Ethics and Professional Responsibility


    Spring 3 Credit Hours
    This course will provide the student with a framework for making ethical decisions in the accounting environment. In addition, the course will provide an introduction to professional responsibility with a particular focus on the CPA profession, and review legal issues of primary interest to professional accountants. Course Charge: $120.00 MAcc Program Charge Prerequisite: GB 301 and admission into MAcc program (AC10 or GR09).
  
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    ACCT 0604 - Contemporary Auditing Issues


    Spring 3 Credit Hours
    In-depth study of significant pronouncements of the Auditing Standards Board and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board. Pronouncements will be compared to standards issued by the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board. Course Charge: $120.00 MAcc Program Charge Prerequisite: ACCT 411 and admission into MAcc program (AC10 or GR09).
  
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    ACCT 0632 - Seminar in Financial Accounting Theory


    Spring 3 Credit Hours
    Review of the principles, rules, and procedures underlying the broad area of external financial reporting, including comparisons of U.S. and International Accounting Standards. Literature of the course is composed of publications by authoritative accounting bodies and contemporary developments in academic research. Course Charge: $120.00 MAcc Program Charge Admission into MAcc program (AC10 or GR09).
  
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    ACCT 0691 - Professional Internship


    Spring 3 Credit Hours
    In consultation with the coordinating professor, the student is engaged in first-hand experience with a business, organization, or other professional entity. A portfolio of assigned work shall be collected, examined, and evaluated during the semester. Course Charge: $120.00 MAcc Program Charge Prerequisite: Admission into MAcc program (AC10 or GR09).
  
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    ACCT 0692 - Seminar in Accounting Leadership


    Spring 3 Credit Hours
    An examination of the leadership and communication challenges associated with being a professional accountant. Students will lead and participate in teams of students while preparing income tax returns with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. Course Charge: $120.00 MAcc Program Charge Prerequisite: Admission into MAcc program (AC10 or GR09).
  
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    ACCT 0698 - Special Topics in Accounting


    Demand 3 Credit Hours
    For Masters of Accountancy students with topics to be announced each time the course is offered. Course Charge: $120.00 MAcc Program Charge Prerequisite: Admission into MAcc program (AC10 or GR09).
  
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    ACCT 0699 - Independent Study in Accounting


    Demand 3 Credit Hours
    In consultation with coordinating professor, student selects a topic for intensive study in the student’s program, with emphasis on research. Course Charge: $120.00 MAcc Program Charge Prerequisite: Admission into MAcc program (AC10 or GR09).

Anthropology

  
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    ANTH 0101 - General Anthropology


    Fall 3 Credit Hours
    This course will introduce students to the field of anthropology, including its historical origins and the four sub-fields central to the discipline today: socio-cultural, linguistic, archeological, and physical/biological branches. Applied aspects of each of the four subfields will also be addressed. An emphasis is placed on the holistic nature of the discipline. It centers on an evolutionary and comparative approach to our species. MOTR: ANTH 101

     

  
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    ANTH 0155 - Physical Anthropology and Archaeology


    Fall 3 Credit Hours
    An introduction to physical (biological) anthropology that emphasizes the study of Homo sapiens evolution and diversity, as well as archeology which focused upon the myriad of artifacts created by this species. Languages, cultures, social organization, and human ecology are incorporated to facilitate an understanding of the “people of the earth”. A recognition and appreciation of the “flora and fauna” are basic to this course.
  
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    ANTH 0298 - Topics in Anthropology


    Demand 3 Credit Hours
    Special Anthropology topics of current interest. Subjects and instructors may vary each semester. Students are encouraged to submit areas of interest to the Social Science Department.
  
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    ANTH 0302 - North American Indians


    Demand 3 Credit Hours
    Ethnographic survey of the indigenous tribes of North America (excluding Mexico), including earliest archeological sequences followed by a description of the culture areas and traditional lifeways encompassed therein at the time of European contact. Emphasis upon the processes of culture change and adaptation over the past two centuries. Contemporary issues such as language renewal, the Pan-Indian movement, religious freedom, and tribal sovereignty are then placed within their cultural and historical contexts
  
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    ANTH 0304 - Magic, Ritual, and Religion


    Fall 3 Credit Hours
    This course will examine early anthropological theories on the evolution of religion. It will also document the variety of belief systems surrounding the spiritual world in traditional and contemporary societies, including sorcery, shamanism, ancestor veneration, and transcendent experiences. Conceptions of the sacred and the significance of place make up another segment of the course, as does the role of myth in structuring human thought and societies. Religious practice in the form of ritual, prayer, and symbolism are included from the framework of cultural anthropology. Finally, it will address the effects of culture contact and diffusion of major world religions upon indigenous peoples’ belief systems.
  
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    ANTH 0342 - Comparative Cultures


    Spring 3 Credit Hours
    A comparative study of human society and culture, focusing on theories of culture and cultural institutions as they relate to contemporary preindustrial peoples. An ethnographic examination of representative groups is provided for purposes of cross-cultural comparison. Prerequisite: SOC 0110  or ANTH 0155  or consent of instructor.
  
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    ANTH 0370 - Globalization & Native People


    Spring 3 Credit Hours
    Globalization and Native Peoples focuses on the increasingly interconnected nature of human cultures around our planet. In this class, students will examine the socioeconomic, cultural, and political processes that work to both advance and to harm the unique lifeways of the thousands of indigenous people living as political and ethnic minorities within different nations. The course will address the complex and often negative effects of multinational corporations seeking to exploit natural resources within the traditional lands of native peoples, as well as the local ecological and health impact of various agencies. The course will also explore the role of modern media, including the Internet’s popular social network sites, in another aspect of globalization today. Finally, the opposing trends of a global monoculture vs. the active promotion or revitalization of native language, culture, beliefs, and values will be discussed. Prerequisite: ANTH 0101  (or above) or INTS 0201  or SOC 0110  or special permission from the instructor. Cross-listed as INTS 0370 .
  
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    ANTH 0385 - Language & Culture


    Demand 3 Credit Hours
    Exploration of the relationship between language and culture from theoretical approaches within anthropology, including the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis and the attempts to support or refute it. The expressive potentialities of diverse languages and cultures illustrate human creativity and diversity.
  
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    ANTH 0498 - Advanced Topics in Anthropology


    Demand 3 Credit Hours
    Specialized knowledge and/or current research in the discipline. Topics will vary by situation and instructor. Students will prepare and critique papers based on original research.
  
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    ANTH 0499 - Independent Study


    Demand 3 Credit Hours
    Structured by the adviser with approval of the department chair and school dean. Repeatable up to six credit hours.

Art

  
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    ART 0101 - Two Dimensional Design


    Fall & Spring 3 Credit Hours
    Foundation studio course that incorporates principles and elements of design in solving studio problems. There will be additional supply costs associated with this course. Six studio hours per week. Course Charge: $100.00 Art Special Course Chg
  
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    ART 0103 - Three Dimensional Design


    Fall & Spring 3 Credit Hours
    Foundation studio course introducing the use of the Elements of Design and Principles of Composition to design and create three-dimensional objects and spaces. A variety of basic materials, tools, skills, and techniques are covered. The course consists of lecture, research, studio projects, verbal and written critiques, and/or discussions. There will be additional supply costsassociated with this course. Six studio hours per week. Course Charge: $100.00 Art Special Course Chg
  
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    ART 0110 - Art Appreciation


    Fall & Spring 3 Credit Hours
    Intended for the non-art major, this survey course is designed to increase understanding and appreciation of the visual arts. An emphasis is placed on the development of cognitive and critical processes as they relate to the visual arts.. MOTR: ARTS 100

     

  
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    ART 0130 - Basic Drawing


    Fall & Spring 3 Credit Hours
    Development of perceptual and structural drawing skills through the study of line, value, perspective, and composition using various media. There will be additional supply costs associated with this course. Six studio hours per week. Course Charge: $100.00 Art Special Course Chg
  
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    ART 0140 - Basic Digital Photography and Image Editing


    Fall & Spring 3 Credit Hours
    Introduction to digital photography, image editing and manipulation emphasizing technical and aesthetic issues and how these qualities inform image content. Six studio hours per week. Six studio hours per week. Course Charge: $125.00 Art Special Course Chg, $25.00 Art Program Charge
  
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    ART 0200 - Beginning Fibers


    Demand 3 Credit Hours
    Basic crafts survey exploring materials and processes of traditional and contemporary handicrafts. Investigates historical and contemporary uses of the five core Fine Craft media: Clay, Wood, Fiber, Precious Metals, and Glass. Also the importance of the roles of functionality and craftsmanship. The course consists of lecture, research, hands-on studio projects, verbal and written critiques, and discussions. There will be additional supply costs associated with this course. Course Charge: $50.00 Art Special Course Chg
  
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    ART 0205 - Beginning Jewelry Design/Metalsmithing


    Fall & Spring 3 Credit Hours
    Creative exploration of design, basic metal fabrications, lost wax casting, and forging processes. There will be additional supply costs associated with this course. Six studio hours per week. Course Charge: $100.00 Art Special Course Chg Prerequisite: ART 0103  or approval of instructor.
  
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    ART 0207 - Beginning Ceramics


    Fall & Spring 3 Credit Hours
    An introduction to and the development of needed skills to use the potter’s wheel to create basic pottery forms. Fundamentals of the entire ceramic process are introduced, including clay preparation, application of glazes, firing and methods and techniques of hand building with clay. There may be additional supply costs in addition to course charges. Six studio hours per week. Course Charge: $75.00 Art Special Course Chg
  
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    ART 0210 - Beginning Water Media


    Spring 3 Credit Hours
    Beginning studio course that introduces materials, techniques, and processes of watercolor and mixed media painting. Six (6) studio hours per week. Six (6) studio hours per week. Course Charge: $150.00 Art Special Course Chg Prerequisite: ART 0130  
  
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    ART 0211 - Beginning Sculpture


    Fall & Spring 3 Credit Hours
    An introductory exploration of formal and conceptual issues found in creating sculpture. This exploration includes using additive, subtractive, and construction techniques using, but not limited to, traditional sculpture materials, equipment, and techniques. This course consists of lecture, research, studio projects, verbal and written critiques, and/or discussions. There will be additional supply costs associated with this course. Six studio hours per week. Course Charge: $125.00 Art Special Course Chg Prerequisite: ART 0103 .
  
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    ART 0212 - Introduction to Printmaking


    Fall & Spring 3 Credit Hours
    Introduction to the printmaking tools, materials, techniques, and process of the (1) Intaglio: etching, drypoint, aquatint, and softground (2) Lithography (3) Monotype and monoprint (4) Relief: woodcut, linocut. Emphasis on drawing and design. There will be additional supply costs associated with this course. Six studio hours per week. Course Charge: $100.00 Art Special Course Chg Prerequisite: ART 0130 .
  
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    ART 0215 - Digital Illustration


    Fall 3 Credit Hours
    Introduces the visual principles of design and how to digitally illustrate those principles using appropriate design software. Emphasis is on development of software skills, ideation, and conceptualization of designs. There will be additional supply costs associated with this course. Six studio hours per week. Course Charge: $125.00 Art Special Course Chg, $25.00 Art Program Charge Prerequisite: ART 0101 .
  
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    ART 0216 - Introduction to Web Design


    Spring 3 Credit Hours
    Introduction to the design theory and application of web design across multiple platforms using appropriate software. Emphasis is on development of software skills, ideation, conceptualization, and successful execution of web designs. There will be additional supply costs associated with this course. Six studio hours per week. Course Charge: $125.00 Art Special Course Chg, $25.00 Art Program Charge Prerequisites:  ART 0215  .
  
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    ART 0220 - Art for the Elementary School Teacher


    Fall & Spring 2 Credit Hours
     Art theory and experiences, curriculum theory and appropriate materials, objectives, methods, activities, and resources preparatory to instruction of elementary school students. Lecture, discussion, and studio.There will be additional supply costs associated with this course. Prerequisites: None. Required for elementary education majors. Course Charge: $50.00 Art Special Course Chg
  
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    ART 0232 - Beginning Painting


    Fall & Spring 3 Credit Hours
    Students will explore painting as a means of organizing, interpreting, and describing the visual world. Through paintings made from a variety of subjects, students will explore traditional and contemporary painting methods, and employ them in creating and solving visual problems. Oil paint is the primary medium, but water-based media and some applicable digital processes may also be introduced, with an emphasis on safe and environmentally responsible studio practices. There will be additional supply costs associated with this course. Six studio hours per week. Course Charge: $100.00 Art Special Course Chg
  
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    ART 0240 - Introduction to Typography


    Fall 3 Credit Hours
    Introduction to the anatomy and vocabulary of typography and the process of creating original letterforms and typeface families using appropriate design software. Emphasis is on development of software skills, ideation, and conceptualization of designs. There will be additional supply costs associated with this course. Six studio hours per week. Course Charge: $125.00 Art Special Course Chg, $25.00 Art Program Charge Prerequisite: ART 0101  .
  
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    ART 0251 - Art History, Pre-Historic Through Gothic


    3 Credit Hours
    Historic survey of the visual arts primarily in the Near East, North Africa, and Europe from pre-historic times through the Middle Ages. MOTR: ARTS 101

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    ART 0252 - Art History, Renaissance through Nineteenth Century


    3 Credit Hours
    Historic survey of the visual arts of Europe from the early Renaissance through the nineteenth century. A comparative study of other cultures will be included. MOTR: ARTS 102

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    ART 0270 - Intermediate Drawing


    Fall, Summer 3 Credit Hours
    Intermediate studio course with an emphasis on perceptual, conceptual and technical development as it relates to the process of drawing.: Six studio hours per week. Course Charge: $125.00 Art Special Course Chg Prerequisite: ART 0130  .
  
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    ART 0295 - Foundation Review


    Fall, Spring 0 Credit Hours
    Assessment process typically taken during the students fourth semester that measures progression towards departmental objectives. Serves as entrance exam for our capstone experiences and as an admissions screening procedure for students interested in pursuing one of the departmental Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees. Prerequisites: ART 0101  , ART 0103  , ART 0130  , ART 0140  , ART 0251  or ART 0252  , and either ART 0215  and ART 0240  , or two of the following; ART 0200  ,ART 0205  , ART 0207  , ART 0211  , ART 0212  , ART 0232  , or ART 0270  .
  
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    ART 0298 - Topics in Art


    1-3 Credit Hours
  
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    ART 0303 - Art History, 19th Century


    Fall (Odd) 3 Credit Hours
    Historic survey of the visual arts of Western Europe and the United States focusing primarily upon the styles of Neo-Classicism, Romanticism, Realism, Impressionism, and Post-Impressionism.
  
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    ART 0304 - Art History, 20th Century


    Fall (Even) 3 Credit Hours
    Study of the mainstreams of Western Art in Europe and the United States, including its sources and influences. Emphasis placed on the succession of modernist art movements in France and Germany from 1900 to 1945 and in the United States from1945 to present.
  
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    ART 0305 - Art Theory


    3 Credit Hours
    Exploration of the theoretical and philosophical underpinnings of art through the study of art history, aesthetics, philosophy, criticism, and cultural influences.  Includes readings, discussions, and investigation of the ideas and conditions that influence the inception and development of works of art. The course consists of lecture, research, verbal and written critiques, presentations and discussions.  Prerequisites: ART 0251  andART 0252  or permission of instructor.
  
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    ART 0306 - Art History, African Art


    Spring (Odd) 3 Credit Hours
    Historical survey of African art covering different groups of people, different periods, geographic areas, and mediums. Requirements: research paper oral presentations, periodic tests.
  
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    ART 0307 - Art History, Islamic Art


    Demand 3 Credit Hours
    Art historical course that surveys the arts and architecture of the traditional Islamic world, spanning Asia and North Africa, from the time of Muhammad to the present day. How trade and cultural relations between Europe and the Islamic world influenced the visual arts will also be introduced.
  
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    ART 0308 - Art History, Women in Art


    Summer or Spring (Even) 3 Credit Hours
    A survey of the role of women as artists and subject in the visual arts from the middle ages to the present. Prerequisites: Art Major or Art History Minor, or permission from instructor, 30 hours earned total.
  
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    ART 0309 - History and Theory of Graphic Design


    Spring (Even) 3 Credit Hours
    A course structured to give the graphic design student a survey of the complex history of this field. The class will cover the topics in graphic design from prehistoric times through the present. Involved will be the invention of alphabet, printing, moveable type, manuscript, type design, and most forms of printing. In addition they will cover the major periods in advertising history and understand the important visual forms that expanded this profession. Students will observe, analyze and critique artwork attributed to major design innovators from various periods in history. Course will consist of research, verbal and written critiques, and discussions.
  
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    ART 0310 - Water Media


    Demand 3 Credit Hours
    Mixed media painting class that continues the development of techniques and aesthetic processes of watercolor painting. Six (6) studio hrs. per week. Prerequisite: ART 210. Six (6) studio hrs. per week. Course Charge: $100.00 Art Special Course Chg Prerequisite: ART 0210  . May be repeated for a total of six credit hours.
  
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    ART 0313 - Intaglio/Relief


    Fall 3 Credit Hours
    A continuation of Beginning Printmaking (ART 0212 ). Emphasis on the techniques involved in the Intaglio and Relief Printing processes. Students will complete four major projects for each of the printing processes resulting in a total of eight finished works. Course Charge: $100.00 Art Special Course Chg Prerequisite: ART 0212 .
  
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    ART 0314 - Silkscreen/Lithography


    Spring 3 Credit Hours
    A continuation of Beginning Printmaking (ART 0212 ). Emphasis on the techniques involved in the Serigraphy (silkscreen), and lithographic printing processes. Students will complete eight finished works relevant to the silkscreen and lithographic printing process. Course Charge: $150.00 Art Special Course Chg Prerequisite: ART 0212 .
  
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    ART 0320 - Introduction to Gallery Studies


    Fall and/or Spring 3 Credit Hours
    Introduction to gallery functions through observation and participation. Experience will include lecture, installation, exhibition design, curatorial and gallery processes, marketing, and communication with artists. Course Charge: $75.00 Art Special Course Chg Prerequisites: Sophomore or higher, Art major or Art History minor, or permission from instructor.
  
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    ART 0324 - Semiotics and Symbology


    Spring 3 Credit Hours
    Design theory and application of semiotics and symbology, introducing the process of creating original symbols using appropriate design software. Emphasis is on development of software skills, ideation, and conceptualization of designs. Six Studio hours per week. Prerequisite:ART 0215  . Course Charge: $25.00 Art Special Course Chg, $125.00 Art Program Charge
  
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    ART 0325 - Page Layout Design


    Fall 3 Credit Hours
    The design theory and application of single and multiple page documents using appropriate software. Emphasis is on development of software skills, ideation, conceptualization, and successful designs of various printed materials. There will be additional supply costs associated with this course. Six studio hours per week. Course Charge: $25.00 Art Special Course Chg, $125.00 Art Program Charge Prerequisite:  ART 0240 .
  
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    ART 0326 - Advanced Web Design


    Spring 3 Credit Hours
    Addresses the development of complex content for web design across multiple platforms using appropriate software. Emphasis is on development of software skills, ideation, conceptualization, and successful execution of web designs. Six Studio hours per week. Course Charge: $25.00 Art Special Course Chg, $125.00 Art Program Charge Prerequisite: ART 0216  .
  
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    ART 0327 - Advanced Typography


    Spring 3 Credit Hours
    Design theory and application of experimental and non-traditional typography including using mixed media. Emphasis is on development of digital and non-digital design skills, ideation, and conceptualization of designs. Six Studio hours per week.  Prerequisite: Course Charge: $25.00 Art Special Course Chg, $125.00 Art Program Charge ART 0240  .
  
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    ART 0330 - Jewelry Design/Metalsmithing


    Fall & Spring 3 Credit Hours
    Exploration of advanced methods and techniques of complex forms for jewelry and metalsmithing design. There will be additional supply costs associated with this course. Six studio hours per week. Course Charge: $100.00 Art Special Course Chg Prerequisite: ART 0205 . May be repeated for a total of six credit hours.
  
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    ART 0332 - Painting


    Spring 3 Credit Hours
    Students select two proposed individual content problems for self-development using a variety of media. The results will be two series of paintings on stretched canvas that provide unique solutions. There will be additional supply costs associated with this course. Six studio hours per week. Course Charge: $100.00 Art Special Course Chg Prerequisite: ART 0232 . May be repeated for a total of six credit hours
  
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    ART 0333 - Landscape Painting


    Demand 3 Credit Hours
    Study of history, theory, and practice of landscape painting. Students will attend lectures, do observational paintings outdoors and complete larger studio works. Six (6) studio hours per week. Six (6) studio hours per week. Course Charge: $150.00 Art Special Course Chg Prerequisite:ART 0232  or permission of the instructor.
  
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    ART 0334 - Mural Painting


    Demand 3 Credit Hours
    A hands-on study of mural creation, covering the history and applicable theories of public art. Special emphasis will be on the contemporary community mural movement. Primarily a studio course, practical design projects will be supplemented with visits to area murals, lectures and relevant writing assignments. Class will work collaboratively on multiple mural projects. Six (6) studio hours per week. Six (6) studio hours per week. Course Charge: $150.00 Art Special Course Chg Prerequisite: ART 0232  or permission of the instructor.
  
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    ART 0335 - Portrait Painting


    Demand 3 Credit Hours
    Study of history, theory, and practice of portrait painting. Students will learn techniques related to creating human likenesses in oil paint and exploring expressive possibilities of portraiture. Six studio hours per week. Six studio hours per week. Course Charge: $150.00 Art Special Course Chg Prerequisite: ART 0232  or permission of the instructor.
  
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    ART 0337 - Wheel Throwing


    Fall 3 Credit Hours
    An intermediate level ceramics studio class with a focus on developing and expanding the skills and techniques used with the potter’s wheel. Designed to improve knowledge and skills with using ceramic materials and techniques, especially in regards to creating functional pottery forms. This course consists of lecture, research, studio projects, verbal and written critiques, and/or discussions. There will be additional supply costs associated with this course. Six studio hours per week. Course Charge: $75.00 Art Special Course Chg Prerequisite: ART 0207 .
  
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    ART 0338 - Hand Building with Clay


    Spring 3 Credit Hours
    An intermediate-level ceramics studio class focusing on developing and expanding the skills and techniques of hand building objects with clay. Designed to improve knowledge and skills with ceramic materials and technique, especially in regards to creating sculpture ceramic forms. This course consists of lecture, research, studio projects, verbal and written critiques, and/or discussions. There will be additional supply costs associated with this course. Six studio hours per week. Course Charge: $75.00 Art Special Course Chg Prerequisite: ART 0207 .
  
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    ART 0339 - Moldmaking and Multiples for Ceramics


    Spring-Even 3 Credit Hours
    Studio course covering the concepts of multiples and the techniques utilized in the replication of identical or similar forms in contemporary functional and sculptural ceramic works. Mold making techniques such as press molds, extrusions, drain molds and other production techniques will be covered. Course will emphasize the fabrication of various types of plaster molds and introduce the slip casting process. Course Charge: $150.00 Art Special Course Chg Prerequisite: ART 0103  , ART 0207  or permission of the instructor.
  
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    ART 0341 - Sculpture Foundry


    Fall 3 Credit Hours
    An intermediate sculpture course focusing on plaster mold making and introducing the materials and techniques used in traditional (lost wax) as well as contemporary sculptural casting processes. Model making, investment, casting, chasing, and mounting of aluminum and/or bronze sculptures are covered. The course consists of lecture, research, studio projects, verbal and written critiques, and/or discussions.There will be additional supply costs associated with this course. Six studio hours per week. Course Charge: $125.00 Art Special Course Chg Prerequisite: ART 0211  or approval of instructor.
  
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    ART 0342 - Sculpture


    Spring 3 Credit Hours
    An intermediate study of creating sculptural forms, focusing on improving knowledge and skills with materials and techniques, conceptual thinking, and visual communication. The course consists of lecture, research, presentations, studio projects, verbal and written critiques, and/or discussions. There will be additional supply costs associated with this course. Six studio hours per week. Course Charge: $125.00 Art Special Course Chg Prerequisite: ART 0211 .
  
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    ART 0350 - Packaging Design


    Spring 3 Credit Hours
    Introduces the development of three dimensional packaging and two dimensional labels for the distribution, storage, sale, and use of products. Emphasis is on development of software and hardware skills, ideation, conceptualization, and successful execution of packaging design. There will be additional supply costs associated with this course. Course Charge: $25.00 Art Special Course Chg, $125.00 Art Program Charge Prerequisite: ART 0240  .
  
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    ART 0351 - Identity Systems


    Fall 3 Credit Hours
    The theory and development of branding across multiple design platforms. Emphasis is on development of software and hardware skills, ideation, conceptualization, and successful execution of identity systems. There will be additional supply costs associated with this course. Course Charge: $25.00 Art Special Course Chg, $125.00 Art Program Charge Prerequisite: ART 0350 .
  
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    ART 0352 - Motion Graphics


    Fall 3 Credit Hours
    The theory and development of digital footage or animation combined with audio for multimedia output. This course also investigates various manual animation outputs. Emphasis is on development of software skills, ideation, conceptualization, and successful execution of both digital and manual animations. Course Charge: $25.00 Art Special Course Chg, $125.00 Art Program Charge Prerequisite: ART 0215  .
  
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    ART 0360 - Publications Design and Layout


    Spring 3 Credit Hours
    A course in the basic technical preparation of artwork prior to publication. Computer production techniques are taught in the context of simulated professional job processes. This course will cover specific computer and printing processes such as halftones and screens, one color, duotones and overlay techniques, two color, photo sizing, four color process printing, and color separations. Additionally, basic layout, imposition and bindery, studio business practices such as pricing, estimating, time tracking, budgets, client contact and presentation will be covered. There will be additional supply costs associated with this course. Six studio hours per week. Course Charge: $25.00 Art Special Course Chg, $125.00 Art Program Charge Prerequisite: ART 0325 .
  
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    ART 0365 - Swedish Photography Seminar


    Summer 3 Credit Hours
    Swedish Photography Seminar enrollment is limited to those individuals participating in the Summer in Sweden travel and study program. Course consists of lecture, on-site photography, critiques and photo lab work in traditional silver black and white photography. Meeting days and times will coordinate with required travel dates. Enrollment by permission of the Summer in Sweden Director or Art Department Head. Lab fee required.
  
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    ART 0366 - The Art of Scandinavia


    Summer 3 Credit Hours
    Art Historical survey of Scandinavian Art with enrollment limited to those individuals participating in the Summer in Sweden travel and study program. Art Students visit museums in Stockholm, Oslo, and Copenhagen to study a wide variety of Scandinavian art from many different periods. They observe, analyze and critique selected works and architecture from a wide variety of periods to compare and contrast with contemporary works. Course consists of travel, research, verbal and written critiques, and discussions. Enrollment by permission of the Summer in Sweden Director or Art Department Head.
  
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    ART 0367 - International Art Seminar


    Demand 3 Credit Hours
    Provides a unique international educational opportunity to MSSU students as it is an Art History course with an interdisciplinary visual research/studio component. Students initially engage in Art Historical/Cultural studies abroad and upon returning engage in either Art Studio practice other scholarly visual research, the results of which are displayed in a public exhibition in the MSSU Spiva Gallery thematically related to the international themed semester.
  
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    ART 0371 - Life Drawing


    Spring 3 Credit Hours
    Drawing the human figure with emphasis on anatomy, structure and form using a variety of media. Six studio hours per week. There will be additional supply costs associated with this course. May be repeated for a total of six credit hours. Six studio hours per week. Course Charge: $100.00 Art Special Course Chg Prerequisites: ART 0101  and ART 0130 . May be repeated for a total of six credit hours.
  
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    ART 0372 - Color Theory


    Fall 3 Credit Hours
    Studio course dealing with the theories, problems and applications of color in historical and contemporary usages in art. Six Studio hours per week. Prerequisite: Course Charge: $135.00 Art Special Course Chg ART 0101  .
  
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    ART 0380 - K-8 Methods


    Fall 2 Credit Hours
    Exploration of Art Education theory, curriculum, materials, objectives, methods, activities, service learning, and resources preparatory to instruction of elementary school students. Lecture, discussion, and studio. Required for art education majors. First 8 weeks of semester. Must be in the Teacher Education program and have previously taken Junior Block courses.
  
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    ART 0381 - 9-12 Methods


    Fall 2 Credit Hours
    Exploration of Art Education theory, curriculum, materials, objectives, methods, activities, service learning, and resources preparatory to instruction of secondary school students. Lecture, discussion, and studio. Required for art education majors. Second 8 weeks of semester, taken immediately after ART 0380  K-8 Methods. Must be in the Teacher Education program and have previously taken Junior Block courses.
  
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    ART 0385 - Fibers


    Fall 3 Credit Hours
    Expands terminology, materials, and processes of using traditional fibers as an art media. An emphasis will be placed on working to develop a body of work with advanced technical and conceptual elements using textiles, paper arts and weaving. The importance of the roles of functionality and craftsmanship will be examined. Six studio hours per week. Course Charge: $100.00 Art Special Course Chg Prerequisite: ART 0200  .
  
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    ART 0400 - Advanced Drawing


    Fall & Spring 3 Credit Hours
    Advanced investigation of various drawing elements including compositions, structure, and aesthetics. There will be additional supply costs associated with this course. Six studio hours per week. May be repeated for a total of six credit hours.Course Charge: $100.00 Art Special Course Chg Prerequisite: ART 0270  and ART 0371 .
  
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    ART 0401 - Advanced Painting


    Fall & Spring 3 Credit Hours
    Students select an individual problem for self-development using a variety of media. There will be additional supply costs associated with this course. Six studio hours per week. Course Charge: $100.00 Art Special Course Chg Prerequisite: ART 0310  or ART 0332 . May be repeated for a total of six credit hours
  
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    ART 0407 - Advanced Ceramics


    Fall & Spring 3 Credit Hours
    Advanced methods, techniques and procedures of pottery making and design in clay. There will be additional supply costs associated with this course. Six studio hours per week. Course Charge: $75.00 Art Special Course Chg Prerequisite: ART 0337  or ART 0338 . May be repeated for a total of six credit hours.
 

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