those listed in Printmaking I. Prerequisite: Prerequisite: A grade of C or higher in ART A grade of “C” or higher in ART 260 or 120. (3 s.h.) instructor approval. (3 s.h.) ART 340 Painting III ART 300 Communication Arts Further study in painting for the advanced Colloquium student. Prerequisite: a grade of “C” or This one semester hour course enables higher in ART 241. (3 s.h.) senior art majors to prepare for their senior art exhibit. Students will finish exhibition ART 341 Painting IV artwork, prepare it for public display, design Advanced creative study in painting. and distribute advertising material for Requires working with the instructor onethe exhibit, organize a reception to occur on-one. Prerequisite: a grade of “C” or during the exhibition timeframe, give an higher in ART 340. (3 s.h.) oral presentation to the USF community ART 355 K-12 Art Methods and the public at the reception, and attend A study of the theories and techniques the presentations of the other students required to teach art in grades K-12. Fulfills in the course. Course meeting times vary state requirements for art specialists. depending upon the needs of the students. Includes the presentation and application Prerequisite: Senior art major classification. of basic art concepts. Presents philosophy, (Pass/no credit) (1 s.h.) methods and principles of art education along with hands-on art experiments. (3 ART 301 Drawing III Drawing from nature and the human figure. s.h.) A continuation of Drawing II. Prerequisite: a ART 362 Printmaking III grade of “C” or higher in ART 201. (3 s.h.) This course offers direct experience in printmaking processes at a more advanced ART 302 Drawing IV Course offers advanced study from nature level than Printmaking II. Prerequisite: ART and the model. Prerequisite: a grade of “C” 261 (3 s.h.) or higher in ART 301. (3 s.h.) ART 372 Web Animation An introduction to production methods for ART 310 Art History: Twentieth animation and time-based digital imagery. Century This course surveys twentieth century Students will create projects primarily art history by examining modern art and using Macromedia Flash. Prerequisite: a architecture—its sources, origins, many grade of “C” or higher in MED 204 and ART manifestations, alternatives and reactions 120. ART 329 is recommended, but not toward it. As complex and contradictory as required. (3 s.h.) twentieth century art may appear, students ART 395 Internship in Art will learn that it is still soundly based on the Individually-designed work plan adapted art of the past. Class lectures, discussions, to each student's interest and skills. readings, and occasional visits to galleries Approximately 40 hours on the job are will reveal that the visual arts serve many required per credit, as certified by work and purposes and can be approached in a faculty supervisors. Prerequisites: Junior or number of ways ranging from the reflection senior standing and instructor approval. of historical events to complex visual and (1-4 s.h.) symbolic meanings. Prerequisite: LAR112, Honors LAR or instructor approval. (3 s.h.) ART 425 Advanced Graphic Design Advanced study and design of printed ART 329 Web Design media. Centers on individual study in An introduction to the tools and techniques actual production situations. Prerequisites: associated with building webpages and a grade of “C” or higher in ART 323 and sites using professional-level software. instructor approval. (3 s.h.) Prerequisite: a grade of “C” or higher in MED 204 and ART 120. (3 s.h.) ART 460 Senior Thesis This course is designed to provide a ART 331 Graphic Design: Imaging “capstone” experience for students An introduction to computer manipulation majoring in art. This course will allow of raster and vector images with an students to develop their own conceptual emphasis on creative solutions utilizing basis and creative independence, as well as Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. provide a studio setting for polishing a final portfolio for the thesis exhibition, artist’s
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statement and colloquium presentation. It will also involve the student in a critical examination of contemporary problems, trends in the field of art and the role of Christianity in today’s art world. Prerequisite: Instructor approval. (3 s.h.) ART 491, 492 Independent Study Guided independent study and research for honors-level students in art. Prerequisites: 3.0 GPA and approval of the art department. (1-6 s.h.)
Biology (BIO) BIO 100 General Biology An introduction to major concepts of the biological sciences and methods of scientific inquiry. This course satisfies the natural science requirement for graduation and serves as a prerequisite for all other biology courses. Laboratory. (4 s.h.) BIO 101 Environmental Biology An introduction to major concepts of the biological sciences and methods of scientific inquiry with an environmental biology approach. The interrelated and interdependent principles and concepts of biology will be presented as an intellectual discipline that will provide a familiar framework to which students can related their biological experiences of their future. The complementarity of the organism and its environment will serve in the study of the following major themes and issues: science as investigation and inquiry, structure and function of biological systems, diversity of type and unit of pattern, evolution of organism, genetic continuity, regulation and homeostasis, and the biological basis of behavior. This course satisfies the natural science requirement for graduation unless otherwise specified by academic major requirements. Laboratory (4 s.h.) BIO 102 Human Biology As an introduction to the structural and functional aspects of human biology, this course emphasizes science as being a dynamic body of knowledge, as well as processes for acquiring new knowledge. Unifying themes of homeostasis, evolution and societal issues are used in the examination of biology as it pertains to human life. Topics that traverse the content include molecular up through biosphere levels of organization; genetics; reproduction, differentiation and development; aging; disease; and biotechnology and bioethics. This course
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