Span-Am Lit Modernismo to 20th
Covers the period from beginnings of Modernismo to the writers of the 20th century, emphasizing both prose and poetry. Prerequisite: SPAN 281 or 282 or equivalent. As needed.
20th Cent Spanish-Amer Novel
Examines development of the novel in Latin America from the early 20th century to The Boom. Prerequisite: SPAN 281 or 282 or equivalent. As needed.
St: Hispanic Lang & Culture
In-depth examination of contemporary Hispanic literature and cultural issues including but not limited to such topics as Hispanic Women Writers, Latino Cultures in the U.S. and relationships between Hispanic nations and the U.S. Course is taught inSpanish. Prerequisite: SPAN 282 or permission from instructor
Span Lang & Culture Immersion
This course consists of a trip to a Spanish speaking country for two to five weeks depending on the itinerary planned by the instructor prior to departure (no matter what the length, however, it will consist of the usual number of semester hours). During this period, students will visit places of historical and cultural interest in the country, receive lectures on the historical, cultural, artistic or literary importance of the sites visited, conduct as much of their daily routines in Spanish as possible. Course offered to graduate students and undergraduates.
Readings In Hispanic Lit
Selected readings determined by the needs and interests of the individual student. Prerequisite: SPAN 281 or 282 or equivalent.
St: Hispanic Lang & Culture
In-depth examination of contemporary Hispanic literature and cultural issues including but not limited to such topics as Hispanic Women Writers, Latino Cultures in the U.S. and relationships between Hispanic nations and the U.S. Course is taught inSpanish. Prerequisite: SPAN 282 or permission from instructor.
This course will examine major Spanish and Latin American films. It offers a special and important perspective to approach the contemporary history and culture of Hispanic countries. Students are encouraged to develop an awareness of differences be,tween Hispanic and Anglo-American cultures. Course is taught in Spanish.
Supr Readings Hispanic Lit
Selected readings determined by the needs and interests of the individual student.
Prin Of Social Work
Overview of social work as a profession with an introduction to social work with individuals, groups, families, and communities. Students examine a basic set of concepts, principles, and elements of practice. Fall, annually.
Social Work With Groups
A study of the practice of group work, group dynamics and the use of various types of groups in social work settings. Spring, annually.
Soc Work Child & Youth
The study of social work approaches to prevention, intervention, and treatment of problems facing families and children. Examines concepts, policies, and practice issues in the field of child and family welfare. Spring, annually.
This course is designed to prepare students in the helping professions with the skills to handle short term crisis situations within a generalist social work framework. The focus of the course is on crisis, emergency, disaster management and prevention. At the completion of this course students will understand the nature of crisis and its impact on the lives of diverse individuals, families, groups, and communities. Prerequisites are Soc 211, SW 211 or SW 212.
Examines the nature of social welfare policies and programs in the U.S. An overview of the history and administration of major social welfare programs is presented. Examines programs for the poor, the mentally ill, the disabled, children and families at-risk, the unemployed, and the aged in our society. No prerequisite. Spring, annually.
Human Sexuality and Soc Work
This course lays the foundation for understanding human sex and sexuality for beginning level social work practitioners who will need this information in their work with clients i.e. in sexual counseling, in policy and service discussions about sex education, and in public health issues related to sexual behavior with an emphasis on deiversity and inclusiveness. Prerequisites include Soc 211, SW 211 or SW 212.
Health Care Policies & Systems
This course explores the role of social work in health care policies and systems. It examines the conceptual framework of health, mental health, and access to health care in society. Students will examine the health status of disadvantaged and at-risk populations and consider implications for policy, practice, and economic justice in society. Prerequisites are SOC 211, SW 211 or SW 212.
Geron Soc Wrk Pract
Concepts, policies, and practice issues in social work with older adults. Examines methods of intervention, social service delivery systems, and the special needs of diverse older populations. Fall, annually.
Examines areas of study in Social Work. Professor selects format most suitable to the study. Topics, announced in advance, focus on the needs and interests of social workers. Course offered on demand. Prerequisites: SW 211, or SW 212 or SOC 211 or permission of instructor.
Qualitative Research Methods
Qualitative research seeks to integrate the lived experience with principles from the scientific method. This course is designed to provide an overview of qualitative research methods and techniques used for conducting sociological research such as c,"ase studies, unobtrusive methods, participant observation, choices of observer status role, recording data, uses of technical equipmrnt, key informants, interviewing techniques, and ethical considerations in employing such methods and procedures. The course examines the use of these methods and techniques in both academic and applied research. Prerequisite: SOC 211, SW 211 or SW 212.|
Supervised Field Placement
With the approval and under the supervision of a member of the sociology faculty, students are placed in field-work settings, e.g., child welfare agencies, offices of aging, divisions of the criminal justice system, community development agencies, etc., where they will observe and work with persons responsible for carrying out a range of specific human services. Requires a 10-hour commitment each week. May be repeated once for credit. Prerequisites: Permission of instructor, junior standing, and six hours in sociology.
Students earn one to three credits through performance in University Theatre productions by successfully completing the terms of the Contract for Credit in THE Activities, subject to approval by instructor and department chair. No more than three credits may be earned in THE 103 during any one semester. Students may not enroll concurrently in THE 103 and 254, 350, or 361 without instructor permission. Each semester.
Students earn one to three credits construction lab in the scene shop and costume shop. Credits will be earned successfully completing the terms of the Contract for Credit in THE Activities, subject to approval by instructor and department chair. Nomore than three credits may be earned in THE 104. Is a requirement for all BFA theatre majors. Each semester.
Introduces elements of theatre, including directing, acting, make-up, criticism, stagecraft, and stage lighting. No prerequisites. Summer, annually.
Develops expressive presentational skills through practice in the oral interpretation of literature. Focuses on analyzing an author's meaning, responding to it, communicating that meaning to an audience, and correlating oral interpretation with other arts. Fall, annually.
A study of the theory, materials, and practice of stage construction. Emphasizes technical instruction and the relationship between the dramatic function of the setting and its actual physical realization. Student projects and required production labs provide practical experience. Fall, annually.
Focuses on alignment, strength, flexibility, balance, and locomotor movement. Surveys jazz, ballet, modern, and tap dance styles. For actors: a working knowledge of dance styles for performance and auditions. For everyone: an exploration of personalmovement potential and an appreciation for the art of dance. Fall, annually.
Movement For The Actor
This class is designed to give student performers the tools to use their bodies as instruments for developing characters, and to develop a vocabulary that will enable them to communicate with directors and movement coaches from a variety of backgrounds. Instruction focuses on building physical presence and body awareness, increasing flexibility and range of motion, and developing control necessary for efficient and communicative movement in a variety of theatre styles.
Special Topics In Theatre
Focuses on offering special topics reflecting the interest of students. Content varies from semester to semester. Suitable for both majors and non-majors in theatre. May be taken for a maximum of nine credits in the major. On demand.
Voice & Articulation
Helps students improve their speech by the elimination of faulty voice and articulation habits. Gives attention to basic skills, including vocal variety, projection, breath control, tonal production, and articulation. Focuses on both the technical production of speech sounds and the student's ability to communicate.
Intro To Theatre
Explores the techniques and contemporary practices in the organization of dramatic material. Surveys the division of labor for creation of dramatic material. Analyzes literary concepts, including realism and existentialism, that motivate the contemporary audience. Each semester.
Acting I: Intro To Acting
A beginning acting course. Familiarizes students with the skills and tools required of today's professional actors. Suitable general elective for non-theatre majors.