Nov 28, 2022  
Mansfield University 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Mansfield University 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Courses


 
  
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    AAS 1100 - INTRODUCTION TO AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES


    This introductory course provides a broad-based overview of African American life and culture. Through a variety of cross-disciplinary perspectives, including history, literature, philosophy, politics, socio-economics, and the arts, students gain insights into the black experience as it relates to their individual lives, the country, and the larger world. 

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ACC 1110 - PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING I


    Introduces fundamentals of accounting, which is “the language of business”.  It includes the accounting cycle, balance sheet and income statement preparation, and internal controls.  Other topics include accounting for cash, receivables, merchandise inventory, plant assets and intangibles, and ethics.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ACC 1111 - PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING II


    A continuation of ACC-1110, includes current and long-term liabilities, payroll, corporate accounting, cash flows, and financial statement analysis.  Introduces managerial accounting concepts, including manufacturing accounting and budgets, and costing tools.  Covers concepts of ethical behavior in accounting practice.

    Prerequisites & Notes: ACC 1110.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ACC 3310 - INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING I


    An intensive study of accounting principles and problems of fairly presenting a financial position; measurement of assets, liabilities; preparation of financial statements.

    Prerequisites & Notes: ACC 1111.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ACC 3311 - INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING II


    Further study of generally accepted accounting principles; corporate earnings per share, tax allocation, pensions, leases, inflation.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: ACC 1111.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ACC 3314 - AUTOMATED ACCOUNTING SYSTEMS


    An introduction to the development and implementation of an accounting information system. A real commercial system will be analyzed and then used by students to process accounting case studies.

    Prerequisites & Notes: ACC 1111 and CIS 2203.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ACC 3320 - ADVANCED ACCOUNTING I


    A critical study of financial measurement and reporting for business partnerships, combinations, consolidated financial statements, business components, foreign currency transactions, derivatives, translation of foreign statement, and the international accounting environment.  Other topics vary.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: ACC 3311

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ACC 3350 - COST ACCOUNTING I


    Studies management uses of cost information.  Topics include job order costing, activity-based costing and management, budgeting, and inventory costing.  Examines how costs behave for decision making.  Other topics vary.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: ACC 1111.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ACC 3370 - FRAUD EXAMINATION


    This course is designed to provide managers, investigators and forensic accountants with an appreciation for the extent and nature of fraudulent activity. Common methods to detect and prevent fraud in business are studied. Fraudulent financial statements and the misappropriation of assets are considered.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: ACC 1111.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ACC 3380 - TOPICAL SEMINAR


    The study of selected topics in accounting and current issues in financial reporting such as: non-profit accounting, governmental accounting, international accounting, income tax legislation.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: ACC 1111.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ACC 3390 - INTRODUCTION TO FEDERAL TAX ACCOUNTING


    Explores the application of the personal income tax law to the taxpayer as an individual and a business proprietor.  Topics include tax determination, gross income, deductions, business and employee expenses, tax credits, modified accelerated cost recovery, capital asset transactions.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisites:  45 credit hours earned.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ACC 3450 - ACCOUNTING PRACTICUM


    Supervised and evaluated participation in the regular accounting related activities of a business organization, government agency or not-for-profit organization. In consultation with the supervising faculty member, the student is expected to document work experience and have positive performance evaluation from immediate supervisor.

    Prerequisites & Notes: 30 earned credits.

    Credits: 1-5
  
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    ACC 4400 - AUDITING


    A study of auditing theory and standards, professional ethics and auditor’s legal liability, with in-depth analysis of the audit process including risk assessment, the theory and auditing of internal control systems, audit evidence, working papers, and the preparation of audit reports.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: ACC 3310 and ACC 3311

    Credits: 3 cr.

  
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    ACC 4450 - ACCOUNTING INTERNSHIP


    Supervised and evaluated participation in the regular activities of a business, government agency, or not-for-profit organization. In consultation with the supervising faculty member, the student is expected to prepare a comprehensive final report relating to the work accomplished during the field experience and have a positive performance evaluation by immediate supervisor. May be taken for 6-15 credits. All credits are free electives.

    Prerequisites & Notes: 60 earned credits.

    Credits: 1-12
  
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    ACC 4497 - INDEPENDENT STUDY 1


    Independent study is an activity initiated by the student to increase his/her already advanced knowledge in a particular academic discipline. The subject is examined in an intensive manner with guidance by a faculty member who has special expertise in that field.

    Credits: 3 cr. Notes: May be taken for 1, 2 or 3 credits at one time.
  
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    AHD 0090 - CRITICAL READING


    Designed to develop the skills of students who need to strengthen their reading and study skills to the level necessary to handle the demands of college level work.  Emphasis will be placed on comprehension skills as summarizing, outlining, critical questioning, using study aids in texts, text marking, annotating, and creating individualized study tools; study skills such as goal setting, organizational management, time management, and vocabulary building, will also be included.

    Credits: 3 cr.

  
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    AHD 1101 - INTRODUCTION TO CAREER DEVELOPMENT


    This course is designed to facilitate the exploration of career interests for students who are uncertain of their career direction, as it relates to a choice of college major.  The course is also designed to help facilitate student self assessment of talent, skills, and interest.  Each student will explore their academic strengths, individual personality traits and develop goals and objectives toward the declaration of an appropriate college major.  Real life experiences and work histories will also be analyzed to help discover current and past values, interest(s), and goals.  

    Credits: 1 cr.
  
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    AHD 1102 - LEARNING STRATEGIES FOR HIGHER EDUCATION


    Designed to enhance and develop learning strategies for creating academic success.  Topics will include but not be limited to: meta-cognition, collaborative learning and learning strategies.  Students will have the opportunity to directly apply new learning strategies to enhance their current course work.  

    Credits: 1 cr.
  
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    AHD 2201 - PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT/LIFE CHOICES


    This course will give each student an opportunity to examine their personality, life management skills, values and the relationship to making appropriate life choices.  The course is designed to increase each student146s awareness of the responsibilities and control they can impact upon their own life experiences through a holistic approach to living.  A strong emphasis will be placed on a rational-emotive, reality-oriented approach to everyday life management skill building and healthy self-esteem development and leadership.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ANH 1101 - CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY


    Introduction to culture as a conceptual mode and to the variations in behavior systems found among human societies. Cultural institutions are examined including the process associated with their development and change. This course provides a basic introduction to cultural anthropology, the study of human cultural variation across time and space. It will follow an evolutionary framework in dealing with human cultural systems including kinship, social organization, political organization, language, economics, and religion.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ANH 1103 - INTRODUCTION TO ARCHAEOLOGY


    Archaeology is the study of culture and society through their material remains.  This course explores how archaeologists investigate, interpret, preserve, and ultimately, learn from the past.  Reviews human cultural history from the time of the first people to the present, addressing not only artifacts and remains, but the origins of food production, social hierarchies, gender roles, religion, and civilization.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ANH 3315 - NORTH AMERICAN ARCHAEOLOGY


    Course with IUP

    A survey of North American prehistory with an emphasis on cultural ecology and technology. Attention is given to all geographic areas north of Mexico, but the focus is on the Eastern Woodlands.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: ANTH 110 or 244 or instructor permission (IUP).

    Credits: 3cr

  
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    ANH 3320 - ARCHAEOLOGICAL FIELD SCHOOL


    Course with IUP

    An introduction to archaeological survey, field excavation, and laboratory processing. Field school students participate in one or more of the ongoing research projects of the IUP archaeology program.

    Credits: 3cr

  
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    ANH 4497 - INDEPENDENT STUDY


    Independent study is an activity initiated by the student to increase his/her already advanced knowledge in a particular academic discipline. The subject is examined in an intensive manner with guidance by a faculty member who has special expertise in that field.

    Credits: 1 - 3 cr. Notes: May be taken for 1 – 3 credits at one time.
  
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    ARE 2211 - INTRODUCTION TO ART EDUCATION


    This is a preparatory art education class that will focus on art curriculum, lesson plan design, familiarize students with the National and State Visual Arts Standards, developmental stages and methods of teaching and behavior management in the art classroom. Includes projects, discussions, and elementary and high school observations. Students will begin building a project file and teaching portfolio.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ARE 2240 - ART ED FIELD EXPER


    The course engages students in participating as an art educational aide in one or more of the following settings: pre-schools, K-12 art classrooms, after-school programs, museums, and/or residential treatment centers. Learner activities will include observation of art education programs, studio and critical response activities, and the design of curriculum plans and instructional material appropriate for the individual settings. Students are responsible for their own transportation to the placement.

    Prerequisites & Notes: ARE 2211.

    Credits: 3crs. Notes: Restricted to Art Education Majors
  
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    ARE 3291L - HIGH INCIDENCE DISABILITES - ART LAB


    The focus of this course will be the application of information taught in SPE-3291; specifically instruction with needed modifications and development of adaptations and accommodations for the Pre-K-12 art classroom; observations, development of adapted lesson plans and materials and teaching experiences will be included.  Lab to be taken concurrently with SPE-3291 - High Incidence Disabilities. 

    Credits: 0 cr.
  
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    ARE 3390 - ART CURRICULUM AND TEACHING IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS


    Provides an historical and philosophical background in art education. Students experience in-depth lesson plan and curriculum writing. Students will observe in art classrooms and will teach K-8 under the guidance of the professor. Emphasis is placed upon developing method­ology for motivation and classroom management in preparation for the semester of student teaching. Must have attained Junior status.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: ARE 2211 or Co-requisite: ED 2205.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ARE 3393 - ART CURRICULUM AND TEACHING IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS


    Provides in-depth experience in lesson plan writing and creating curriculum in art at the secondary level. Students have the opportunity to teach art at an area high school under the supervision of the professor with the cooperation of a high school art teacher. Emphasis is placed upon developing an understanding of motivation and classroom management in preparation for the semester of student teaching.

    Prerequisites & Notes: ARE 2211 and ED 2205.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ARE 4400 - STUDENT TEACHING


    Provides practical experience in teaching art at the elementary and secondary levels under the guidance of a cooperating teacher. Observations and conferences scheduled by the departmental supervisor are held on a periodic basis. Enables students to apply knowledge and skills acquired in the Art Education program. ARE 4400 is required for students seeking certification to teach.

    Credits: 12 cr.
  
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    ARE 4403L - ART EDUCATION SEMINAR LAB


    This course is designed to help students in art education develop a professional approach to careers as artist-educators.  Concentrating on the many preparations and processes helpful to beginning art educators, student teachers will meet to discuss successes and problems presented by their teaching experience. 

    Credits: 0 cr.
  
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    ARE 4440 - ART EDUCATION FIELD EXPERIENCE


    The course engages students in participating as an art educational aide in one or more of the following settings: pre-schools, K-12 art classrooms, after-school programs, museums, and/or residential treatment centers. Learner activities will include observation of art education programs, studio and critical response activities, and the design of curriculum plans and instructional materials appropriate for the individual settings. Students are responsible for their own transportation to the placements.

    Prerequisites & Notes: ED 1110, ARE 2211, SPE 1101, SPE 2276, ED 2205, ARE 3390 and ARE 3393.

    Co-requisites:  SPE 3352, SPE 3291, ARE 3291L.

    Credits: 3 cr. Dual Listed/Cross Listed: ARE 5540.

  
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    ARH 1101 - INTRODUCTION TO ART


    An approach to the dominant movements and ideas of the Western World as they evolved in visual arts from the cave art origins to the 20th Century systems.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ARH 3318 - CONTEMPORARY ART


    A global approach to the dominant movements and ideas in art from 1960 to the present.  Selected works from North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa will be examined.  Discusses painting, sculpture, installations, performance, new media, photography, and architecture with attention to historical context and criticism.  Considers neoexpressionist, feminist, minority, political, and public art.

    Prerequisites & Notes: ARH 1101.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ARH 3320 - ART OF AFRICA AND OCEANIA


    The study of prehistoric and primitive art from the Paleolithic period: Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Mexico, the Americas, and the South Seas.

    Prerequisites & Notes: ARH 1101 or ARH 1102.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ARH 3321 - MEDIEVAL ART


     

    Overview of western architecture, painting, sculpture, and minor arts from the fourth through the fourteenth centuries.  Includes Early Christian, Byzantine, Carolingian, Ottonian, Romanesque, and Gothic.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Take ARH 1101 or 1102

    Credits: 3 cr.

  
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    ARH 3322 - ART OF THE RENAISSANCE


    Comprehensive study of architecture, painting, and sculpture in Italy, Flanders, Holland, Germany, England, France, and Spain with emphasis on the general characteristics of the Renaissance.

    Prerequisites & Notes: ARH 1101 or ARH 1102.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ARH 3323 - BAROQUE AND ROCOCO ART


    A comprehensive study of painting, sculpture, and architecture from 1600 to 1750 in Italy, Flanders, Germany, Austria, Holland, Spain, France and England.

    Prerequisites & Notes: ARH 1101 or ARH 1102.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ARH 3326 - ASIAN ART


    Study of art in China, India, and Japan in the areas of architecture, painting, pottery, sculpture, and the minor arts. Trace influences central to the development and spread of important styles and the relationship of art to the classics of Oriental aesthetics.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ARH 3328 - HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE


    Study of architecture, styles, and methods of construction from the earliest civilizations to the present. Analyzes the outstanding contributions in architecture of the various cultures with emphasis on further development and influences, citing important examples and their architects.

    Prerequisites & Notes: ARH 1101 or ARH 1102.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ARH 3329 - HISTORY OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN ART


    Survey of Early African art to contemporary African-American art, appraises the past and present performance of African-American artists and their contributions to American art history.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ARH 3330 - HISTORY OF AMERICAN ART


    Comprehensive study of the heritage of American art from the Limners and Artisans of colonial times through the 20th century in painting, architecture, and sculpture; emphasizing aesthetic values, movements, trends, and contributions of significant artists.

    Prerequisites & Notes: ARH 1101 and ARH 1102.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ARH 3331 - HISTORY OF MODERN ART


     

    Overview of the dominant movements and ideas in art and architecture from the 1880’s to 1970.  Includes Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, symbolism, Art Nouveau, Fauvism, German Expressionism, Cubism, Futurism, Dada, Surrealism, Suprematism, Constructivism, De Stijl, Abstract Expressionism, Color-Field, Minimalism, Pop, Realism, and Superrealism.

    Prerequisites & Notes: ARH 1101 or ARH 1102.

    Credits: 3 cr.

  
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    ARH 3332 - THE ART OF ANCIENT EGYPT


    A comprehensive study of architecture, sculpture, and painting in ancient Egypt from its prehistoric beginnings to the Christian era.

    Prerequisites & Notes: ARH 1101.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ARH 3333 - ART OF ANCIENT ROME


    Overview of the art and architecture of the ancient Roman world, covering Italy and the provinces of the Roman Empire, from the 8th century B.C.E. to the 5th century C.E..

    Prerequisites & Notes: ARH 1101.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ARH 4408 - ART AND MYTHOLOGY OF ANCIENT GREECE


    Explores the relationship between art and mythology in ancient Greece from the Bronze Age through the Classical and Hellenistic periods.

    Prerequisites & Notes: ARH 1101 or ARH 1102.

    Credits: 3 cr. Dual Listed/Cross Listed: ARH 5508.
  
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    ARH 4409 - WOMEN IN ART


    A study of the accomplishments and contributions of women in art and architecture from antiquity to the 20th century. Women as subjects in art will also be examined with emphasis on the cultural and artistic milieu in which they are represented.

    Prerequisites & Notes: ARH 1101 or ARH 1102.

    Credits: 3 cr. Dual Listed/Cross Listed: ARH 5509.
  
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    ARH 4410 - WOMEN IN ANCIENT GREEK ART


    This course explores women as subjects and patrons of ancient Greek art, with emphasis on the cultural and artistic milieu in which they are represented.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ARH 4497 - INDEPENDENT STUDY


    Independent study is an activity initiated by the student to increase his/her already advanced knowledge in a particular academic discipline. The subject is examined in an intensive manner with guidance by a faculty member who has special expertise in that field.

    Credits: 1 - 3 cr.
  
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    ART 1107 - GLOBAL ART


    A multicultural approach is taken in this course that integrates western and non-western traditions.  This is pursued by an overview of the general history of image and form in painting, sculpture, ceramics, architecture, jewelry, etc. Through a thematic design, the course looks at visual creations from several angles encompassing the social, cultural, ethnic, historical, political, and gender.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ART 2218 - PHOTOGRAPHY


    The study of black and white, and digital photography. Emphasis is on camera skills, darkroom techniques, and the understanding of photographic imagery.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ART 2220 - GALLERY MANAGEMENT & EXHIBITION DESIGN


    This course is a basic introduction to the day-to-day work activities relating to the installation and display of art within public, private or not-for-profit arts environments. Students will comprehend the varied responsibilities related to exhibition planning/curating, installation procedures, exhibition proposal, marketing and fundraising through hands-on experiences. The Loomis Gallery will serve as a working lab for the direct application of course concepts.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Art majors or permission of instructor.

    Credits: 3cr Dual Listed/Cross Listed: ART 3320
  
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    ART 2238 - MULTICULTURAL CRAFTS


    This is a beginning class in the exploration of a variety of 2-D and 3-D crafts ideas from around the world. Projects will span ancient history through contemporary time. Students will be required to work with a variety of materials and equipment. Students will learn how the applied arts fit within the concept of and relate to “fine” art.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ART 2240 - TWO-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN


    An introduction to two-dimensional design through the use of various media. This course will explore the creative use of color and elements of design, stressing their function and relationships.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ART 2244 - THREE-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN


    Three-Dimensional Design is an introduction to the relationship between ideas and the creation of three-dimensional objects. Students will explore the principles and elements of design as they apply to the creation of three-dimensional works of art.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ART 2248 - DRAWING


    Builds those skill and attitudes necessary for the remainder of the program. Introduces the two- dimensional and three-dimensional aspects of drawing and develops personal power of expression. Designed to stimulate creative thinking, develop sensitivity to the arts element, sharpen impressions and the visual memory.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ART 2250 - FIGURE DRAWING


    The second foundation course in drawing concentrates on the visual language of the proportion, gesture, and composition of the human figure. Focus will be on the figure as both inspiration and subject matter in Art Exploration of ideas, techniques and “master” works included.

    Prerequisites & Notes: ART 2248. Corequisite: ART 2240. 

    Credits: 3 cr. Dual Listed/Cross Listed: ART 3350 and ART 5550.
  
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    ART 3261 - WATER BASE MEDIA


    Explores water base media (transparent, gouache, acrylic polymer) with the intent of establishing a broad base of understanding needed to accomplish personal goals.

    Credits: 3 cr. Dual Listed/Cross Listed: ART 5513.
  
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    ART 3271 - CERAMICS


    The study of hand and wheel methods of forming clay both functional and sculptural is the major focus of the course. Comparing and contrasting the cultural similarity and differences in ceramic expression, material origin, and economic impact are essential elements. Introduces the principles of glaze formulations, kiln stacking and firing.

    Credits: 3 cr. Dual Listed/Cross Listed: ART 4471 and ART 5571. Notes: 30 earned credits
  
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    ART 3281 - SCULPTURE


    Exploration of three dimensional design as related to sculpture. Basic techniques of stone and wood carving will be explored in addition to various methods of material build-ups (wood, plaster, Plexiglas, metal, etc.).

    Credits: 3 cr. Dual Listed/Cross Listed: ART 5581.
  
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    ART 3300 - VISUAL STUDIES IN AESTHETIC EXPERIENCES


    Studies the philosophic theories of art, aesthetic experience, principles and criticism in the nature and comprehension of the character of arts, the artist, and his/her relationship to life.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ART 3301 - PAINTING


    An introduction to the use of color, light and value. Compositional problems are taken from observation and imagination. Experimenting in both acrylic and oil based media techniques. Surface preparation and exploring “master” works will be included.

    Prerequisites & Notes: ART-2240, ART 2248 and ART 2250. 

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ART 3318 - ADVANCED PHOTOGRAPHY


    A more in-depth study and understanding of black and white and digital photography.

    Prerequisites & Notes: ART 2218.

    Credits: 1 - 6 cr. Notes: May be repeated for a minimum of 12 credits.
  
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    ART 3320 - ADV GALLERY MANAGEMENT & EXHIBITION DESIGN


    This course is an advanced application of the day-to-day work activities relating to the installation and display of art within public, private or not-for-profit arts environments. Students will make leadership decisions in the responsibilities related to exhibition planning/curating, installation procedures, exhibition proposal, marketing and fundraising through hands-on experiences. The Loomis Gallery will serve as a working lab for the direct application of course concepts.

    Prerequisites & Notes: ART 2220, restricted to Art majors or permission of instructor.

    Variable Credits: 1-6cr
  
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    ART 3330 - DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY


    A course designed for the non-art major using a hands-on approach to learning the digital camera in acquiring images, in preparing them on the computer for print, and in presenting prints in various formats.

    Prerequisites & Notes: 45 earned credits. 

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ART 3331 - PRINTMAKING


    Introduction to the printmaking processes of linocut, woodcut, lithography, serigraphy, etching, intaglio, and drypoint with emphasis on their use for creative expression.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Restricted to ART students only.

    Credits: 3 cr. Dual Listed/Cross Listed: ART 5514.
  
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    ART 3338 - MULTICULTURAL CRAFTS


    This is an advanced class in the exploration of a variety of 2-D and 3-D craft ideas from around the world. Projects will span ancient history through contemporary time and investigate the importance of crafts in societies. Students will be required to work at an advanced level with a variety of materials and equipment.

    Prerequisites & Notes: ART-2238.

    Credits: 1 - 6 cr.
  
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    ART 3345 - 2-D FIBERS


    Surface Design. This course explores techniques used by ethnic peoples across the world to decorate and embellish cloth. The color of cloth is altered with dyes through batik, stenciling, painting and tie-dye. The cloth is enriched with embroidery, beading and quilting. Floor looms are used to explore color and pattern in woven textiles.

    Prerequisites & Notes: ART 2240, ART 2244, ART 2248 and ART 2250 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: 3 cr. Dual Listed/Cross Listed: ART 4444 ART 5545.
  
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    ART 3348 - ADVANCED DRAWING


    The direction of the course of study is determined by the student and instructor.

    Prerequisites & Notes: ART 2248. 

    Credits: 1 - 12 cr.
  
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    ART 3350 - ADVANCED FIGURE DRAWING


    An advanced drawing course concentrating on the visual language of the proportion, gesture, and composition of the human figure. Focus will be on the figure as inspiration, subject matter and abstraction. Exploration of ideas, techniques and “master” works included.

    Prerequisites & Notes: ART 2248 and ART 2240. 

    Credits: 1 - 6 cr. Dual Listed/Cross Listed: ART 2250 and ART 5550.
  
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    ART 3351 - JEWELRY


    Study of two and three dimensional design concepts with emphasis on individual solutions in the medium of metal. Both precious and common materials will be used. Traditional techniques of jewelry making will be explored.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ART 3362 - ADVANCED WATER BASE MEDIA


    The student and instructor determine the direction in the course of study.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite ART 3261.

    Credits: 1 - 12 cr.
  
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    ART 3393 - SPECIAL TOPICS


    The course is constructed each time it is offered to address different contemporary or historical issues, media and/or techniques of importance in art and art education.  This course is recursive for 9 credits.

    Prerequisites & Notes: ART 2240, ART 2244, ART 2248 and ART 2250.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    ART 3446 - 3-D FIBERs


    Fibers construction. This course follows the fiber constructions used by ancient peoples to create textiles. Felting leads to spinning. Knitting and knotless netting lead into weaving and basketry. The floor looms are used to explore color and pattern in woven textiles.

    Prerequisites & Notes: ART 2240, ART 2244, ART 2248 and ART 2250. 

    Credits: 3 cr. Dual Listed/Cross Listed: ART 4446 and ART 5546.
  
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    ART 4401 - ADV OIL PAINTING


    The student and instructor determine direction in the course of study.

    Prerequisites & Notes: ART 3301.

    Credits: 1 - 6 cr. Notes: May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits.
  
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    ART 4403 - SEMINAR


    Provides art students with the opportunity to exchange ideas, enhance critical dialectic, and to participate in activities relevant to the professional artist and art educators. In addition, students enrolled in Art Seminar will compile, focus, reflect, and organize their educational experience at Mansfield University into an electronic vita and professional portfolio. This course will further prepare art education and art studio majors for either graduate school or professional employment.

    Credits: 2 cr.
  
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    ART 4404 - SPECIAL PROBLEMS IN ART


    Designed for students interested in extending their scope or gaining depth in specific academic areas related to art and/or education. Since needs and conditions change with each student, the requirements and restrictions are determined by and arranged with the chairperson.

    Credits: 1 - 6 cr. Notes: May be taken for 1 through 6 credits.
  
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    ART 4430 - ADVANCED DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY


    An advanced course designed to focus on various techniques in shooting and digitally processing images with the purpose of developing communication skills and artistic visual language.

    Prerequisites & Notes: ART 3330. 

    Variable Credits: 1-6 cr. Dual Listed/Cross Listed: ART 3330 ART 5530.
  
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    ART 4431 - ADV PRINTMAKING


    This course includes advanced problems and processes in woodcut, lithography, serigraphy, and drypoint intaglio.

    Prerequisites & Notes: ART 3331. 

    Credits: 1 - 12 cr. Notes: May be repeated for a maximum of 1-2 credits.
  
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    ART 4442 - ADVANCED ADVERTISING, DESIGN, AND LETTERING


    An advanced course that explores the principles and practices of advertising and their relation to society and mass communication. Emphasis will be placed on new computer technology in the field of design, research, and media.

    Prerequisites & Notes: ART 3342.

    Credits: 1 - 3 cr.
  
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    ART 4445 - ADVANCED FIBERS


    Direction of the course of study is determined by the student and instructor.

    Prerequisites & Notes: ART 3345.

    Credits: 1 - 6 cr. Notes: May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits.
  
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    ART 4446 - ADVANCED 3-D FIBERS


    Fibers construction II. Advanced fiber constructions used by ancient peoples to create textiles. Felting leads to spinning. Knitting and knotless netting lead into weaving and basketry. The floor looms are used to explore color and pattern in woven textiles.

    Prerequisites & Notes: ART 2240, ART 2244, ART 2248 and ART 2250.

    Credits: 1 - 6 cr. Dual Listed/Cross Listed: ART 3446 and ART 5546.
  
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    ART 4451 - ADV JEWELRY


    The direction of the course of study is determined by the student and the instructor.

    Prerequisites & Notes: ART 3351.

    Credits: 1 - 12 cr. Notes: May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits.
  
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    ART 4461 - ADVANCED WATER BASE MEDIA


    The student and instructor determine direction in the course of study.

    Prerequisites & Notes: ART 3261.

    Credits: 1 - 12 cr.
  
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    ART 4471 - ADVANCED CERAMICS


    The student and instructor determine direction in the course of study.

    Prerequisites & Notes: ART 3271.

    Credits: 1 - 6 cr. Notes: May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits.
  
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    ART 4481 - ADVANCED SCULPTURE


    The student and instructor determine direction in the course of study.

    Prerequisites & Notes: ART 3281.

    Credits: 1 - 6 cr. Notes: May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits.
  
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    ART 4489 - INTERNSHIP


    A practical experience in a selected field of artistic endeavor designed to meet the students needs.

    Credits: 1 - 12 cr. Notes: May be taken for 3 through 1 2 credits.
  
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    ART 4497 - INDEPENDENT STUDY


    Independent study is an activity initiated by the student to increase his/her already advanced knowledge in a particular academic discipline. The subject is examined in an intensive manner with guidance by a faculty member who has special expertise in that field.

    Credits: 1 - 3 cr. Notes: May be taken for 1, 2, or 3 credits at one time.
  
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    ASL 1101 - INTRODUCTORY AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE I


    This course introduces the basics of American Sign Language (ASL) and is designed for the students with no or minimal sign language skills. ASL teaches basic skills in the use of ASL and knowledge of Deaf culture. Emphasis is upon acquisition of comprehension, production, and interactional skills using basic grammatical features. ASL will be taught within contexts and related to general surroundings and everyday life experiences.

    Credits: 3cr.
  
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    ASL 1102 - INTRODUCTORY AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE II


    This course provides a continuation of the basics of American Sign Language (ASL) learned in ASL 1101.

    Prerequisites & Notes: ASL-1101.

    Credits: 3cr
  
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    AST 1105 - THE SOLAR SYSTEM


    A descriptive astronomy course concerning contemporary astronomical and astrophysical theories about the solar system.

    Prerequisites & Notes: (HCC fee).

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    AST 1106 - STARS AND GALAXIES


    A descriptive astronomy course concerning contemporary astronomical and astrophysical theories about the universe.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    AST 1109 - OBSERVING THE WINTER SKY


    Concentrates on the constellations, stars, and other celestial objects found in the evening sky during winter. Students also learn pertinent historical, legendary, and astronomical facts about them.

    Credits: 1 cr.
  
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    AST 1110 - OBSERVING THE SPRING SKY


    Concentrates on the constellations, stars, and other celestial objects found in the evening sky during the spring. Students also learn pertinent historical, legendary, and astronomical facts about them.

    Credits: 1 cr.
  
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    AST 1111 - OBSERVING THE SUMMER SKY


    Concentrates on the constellations, stars, and other celestial objects found in the evening sky during the summer. Students also learn pertinent historical, legendary, and astronomical facts about them.

    Credits: 1 cr.
  
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    AST 4497 - INDEPENDENT STUDY


    Independent study is an activity initiated by the student to increase his/her already advanced knowledge in a particular academic discipline. The subject is examined in an intensive manner with guidance by a faculty member who has special expertise in that field.

    Credits: 1 - 3 cr. Notes: May be taken for 1 through 3 credits at one time.
  
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    BI 1101 - PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY I


    Principles of Biology I will provide students with a foundational knowledge in the area of cell biology and genetics. The laboratory section will allow for hands on activities that will reinforce concepts learned in the lecture section, as well as develop students’ research skills.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Take BI-1101L

    Credits: 4cr
  
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    BI 1101L - PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY I LABORATORY


    Principles of Biology I lab will provide students with a foundational laboratory experience in the area of cell biology and genetics. This course will allow for hands on activities that will reinforce concepts learned in the lecture section, as well as develop students’ research skills.

    Credits: 0cr
  
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    BI 1102 - PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY II


    Principles of Biology II will provide students with a foundational knowledge in the areas of evolution, ecology, and biological diversity. The laboratory section will allow for hands on activities that will reinforce concepts learned in the lecture section, as well as develop students’ research skills.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Take BI-1102L

    Credits: 4cr
  
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    BI 1102L - PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY II LABORATORY


    Principles of Biology II lab will provide students with a foundational laboratory and field experience in the areas of evolution, ecology, and biological diversity. This course will allow for hands on activities that will reinforce concepts learned in the lecture section, as well as develop students’ research skills.

    Credits: 0cr
 

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