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Liberal Studies/LENG 247: Introduction to Literature This course helps students develop an appreciation, understanding and evaluation of literature as it reflects human experience in diverse cultural contexts. The course focuses on the essential elements of prose, drama, and poetry. Prerequisites: Liberal Studies/LENG 111, 112 3 credits Liberal Studies/LENG 249: Women Writers This course helps students develop an appreciation, understanding, and evaluation of literature written by women as it reflects women's experiences in diverse cultural and historical contexts. The course focuses on the essential elements of prose, drama, and poetry. Prerequisites: LENG 111, LENG 112 3 credits Liberal Studies/LFIN 250: Theatre and Culture An exploration of theatre as an art form. Particular attention is given to examining the role of theatre in culture, focusing on the human being as the creator and consumer of the theatrical experience. 3 credits Liberal Studies/LFIN 251: Introduction to Music The aim of this course is to guide the student to a more perceptive and meaningful enjoyment of the art of music. After having been acquainted with musical materials and procedures, the student will be introduced to selected works characteristic of different style periods. 3 credits Liberal Studies/LFIN 252: Women in Photography This course examines photography by women in a variety of photographic genres and critical perspectives written by women about photography. Concentration will be on the historical, cultural, stylistic, and aesthetic aspects of selected works. 3 credits Liberal Studies/LFIN 253: Introduction to the Visual Arts An introductory examination of the nature and history of the Visual Arts (i.e., painting, sculpture, and architecture). The goal of the course is twofold: (a) to increase the student's appreciation of the intrinsic elements found in works of art, and (b) to make the student more conscious of the various extrinsic conditions which have had an influence on the long history of the visual arts. Class sessions will be devoted to analysis of projected images of selected artworks. 3 credits Liberal Studies/LFIN 254: Art of Film The components of film art, primarily as seen in short films; analysis of techniques and meaning of experimental, documentary, animation, and other types of film. 3 credits Liberal Studies/LFIN 310: Music in Medicine This course explores the impact of music in the area of medicine and the ways that music can be and is used as a benefit to the patient’s medical treatment. Reasons for responses to various types of musical elements and stimuli used in treatment(s) will also be discussed and researched. 3 credits Liberal Studies/LPHI 131: Introduction to Philosophy An introduction to the study of philosophy. Beginning with the dawn of philosophical awareness among the ancient Greek philosophers, the course surveys both traditional and modern approaches to the philosophical understanding of the human condition. 3 credits Liberal Studies/LPHI 233: Philosophy of God An introduction to the philosophical study of religion, based largely on the tradition of Christian philosophy. Some of the topics include: the concept of God; the evidence for God’s existence; the meaningfulness of religious language; analysis of God’s attributes, such as omnipotence and omniscience; the possibility of miracles; life after death; the problem of reconciling divine foreknowledge and human freedom; and the problem of reconciling the existence of a loving God with the world’s evils. Prerequisite: LPHI 131 3 credits

Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015  
Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015  
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