2018-2019 University Catalog 
    
    Sep 25, 2020  
2018-2019 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Accounting

  
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    ACC 070X - Internship, 1-12 credit hours


  
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    ACC 211 - Intro to Financial Accounting, 3 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): Sophomore Status
    This is an introductory course designed to acquaint students with the principles of accounting theory with the emphasis upon the accounting equation, the accounting cycle, recording financial  transactions into accounting systems, including journal entries and ledgers, and understanding primary financial statements as they relate to various business organizations.

  
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    ACC 212 - Intro to Managerial Accounting, 3 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): MTH 121 , ACC 211  
    This introductory course emphasizes the application of accounting information from an internal management perspective.  As a result, the accounting applications and policies go beyond the generally accepted accounting principles fundamental to financial accounting (ACC 211 ).

  
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    ACC 245 - Bloomberg & Excel Certifications, 3 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): MTH 121 . Taken in Sophomore year or first semester of year of transfer, if later than Sophomore year.
    Bloomberg and Excel Certifications will allow students to gain certifications in both Excel and Bloomberg Market Concepts while also applying skills through projects and assignments in order to build proficiency.

  
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    ACC 316 - Cost Accounting & Analysis, 3 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): ACC 212 ACC 321 , ECN 279  
    This course surveys the accounting requirements of internal organizational management with particular attention devoted to the costs capitalized in inventory. Defines and illustrates job order costing, process costing, standard costing, direct costing, cost-volume-profit analysis, activity-based costing, budgeting, and control of decentralized operations.

  
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    ACC 321 - Intermediate Accounting I, 4 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): ACC 211  with at least a B- grade, MTH 121 , and minimum Sophomore Status
    The conceptual framework, accounting cycle, the theory, and practice of financial statement preparation in accordance with accounting standards are covered in this course.

  
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    ACC 322 - Intermediate Accounting II, 4 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): ACC 321  with at least a B- grade
    This intermediate accounting course will continue with a deep dive into accounting theory and principles, proper recording of business transactions through journal entries and ledger postings, and the interpretation of financial statements prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. Main topics include long-term assets and liabilities, stockholders’ equity of a corporation, and accounting changes and error corrections.  Advanced measurement and disclosure issues relating to the financial statements will also be examined.

  
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    ACC 378 - Principles of Fraud Examination, 3 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): Completion of 45 credit hours.
    This course focuses on fraud in the workplace. You will learn about common fraudulent schemes, typical perpetrators and measures a company can implement to protect against workplace fraud.

  
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    ACC 407 - Individual Taxation, 3 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): ACC 321  
    This course is a study of federal income tax law, US Treasury regulations, IRS revenue rulings, and court cases.  A major emphasis of the course will be tax planning.  There will be a detailed study of individual tax forms and their preparation. We will discuss ethical issues in tax planning and preparation.

  
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    ACC 408 - Entity Taxation, 3 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): ACC 322  & ACC 407  
    This course provides a comprehensive overview of entities, and the formation, reorganization, and liquidation of corporations.  The course also provides discussion of state and local taxation as well as transfer taxes and wealth planning.

  
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    ACC 418 - Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting, 3 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): ACC 321  
    To familiarize students with financial accounting and reporting concepts, standards and procedures applicable to state, local and federal government levels, as well as not-for-profits.

  
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    ACC 419 - Auditing Principles, 3 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): ACC 322  (may be taken concurrently)
    Auditing Principles is a course blended on theory and practice. The external audit process is brought to life through practice sets, flowchart creation, audit client evaluation, business process understanding, internal control evaluation, and issuance of financial statements for audit clients. This course satisfies Ohio’s course requirement for Auditing to qualify to sit for the CPA exam.

  
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    ACC 421 - Advanced Accounting, 3 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): ACC 322  
    This course deals with special problems in accounting for business acquisitions and mergers. Students will be exposed to the different methods of accounting for investments on the books of the parent company. They will develop an understanding of the consolidation procedures that deal with the issues of non-controlling interests, intercompany sales, intercompany debt, and ownership patterns. In addition, partnership accounting and foreign currency translation terminology will be covered.

  
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    ACC 468 - Financial Statement Analysis, 3 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): ACC 321  
    This course is designed to teach the skills needed to apply accounting knowledge to solve real business problems and make informed business decisions.  Financial statements are used to reveal the financial impacts of transactions and provide insights into the effects of accounting choices.

  
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    ACC 470X - Internship, Credit hours to be arranged


  
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    ACC 507 - Individual Taxation, 3 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): ACC 321  for Accounting 3/2 Program Students
    A study of the federal income tax law, US Treasury regulations and IRS revenue rulings and court cases. A major emphasis of the course will be tax avoidance for the individual through tax planning. There will be a detailed study of actual personal federal tax forms and ethics will be stressed.

  
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    ACC 508 - Entity Taxation, 3 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): ACC 322  & ACC 407  for Accounting 3/2 Program Students
    This course is a study of current federal tax laws applicable to corporations, partnerships, estates and trusts. Tax reporting, planning and research are an integral part of this study.

  
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    ACC 516 - Cost Accounting and Analysis, 3 credit hours


    A course which surveys the accounting requirements of internal organizational management with particular attention devoted to the costs capitalized in inventory. Defines and illustrates job order costing, process costing, standard costing, direct costing, cost-volume profit analysis, activity-based costing, budgeting, and control of decentralized operations.

  
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    ACC 518 - Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting, 2 credit hours


    This course deals with financial accounting and reporting concepts, standards, and procedures applicable to: 1. state and local governments-including counties, cities, and school districts, as well as townships, villages, other special districts, and public authorities 2. the federal government; and 3. nonprofit and governmental universities, hospitals, voluntary health and welfare organizations, and other nonprofit (or not-for-profit) organizations. Financial management and accountability considerations peculiar to government and nonprofit (G&NP) organizations are emphasized, and the distinctive aspects of auditing G&NP organizations are discussed.

  
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    ACC 519 - Auditing Principles, 3 credit hours


    Auditing Principles is a course blended on theory and practice. The external audit process is brought to life through practice sets, flowchart creation, audit client evaluation, business process understanding, internal control evaluation, and issuance of financial statements for audit clients. This course satisfies Ohio’s course requirement for Auditing to qualify to sit for the CPA exam.   

  
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    ACC 520 - Accounting Information Systems, 2 credit hours


    Corequisite(s): ACC 575  
    This course examines the role of accounting information systems in business organizations. In doing so, we examine organizational risk across various business processes, components of information technology, and internal control. We also consider ethical issues that may surface within these systems.

  
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    ACC 521 - Advanced Accounting, 3 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): ACC 322  for Accounting 3/2 Program Students
    A course dealing with special problems in accounting for business combinations and mergers. Students will be exposed to the different methods of accounting for investments on the books of the parent company. They will develop an understanding of the consolidation procedures that deal with the issues of the noncontrolling interests, intercompany sales, intercompany debt, ownership patterns, and income taxes. In addition, the related topics of business segment reporting, and foreign currency translation will be examined.

  
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    ACC 568 - Financial Statement Analysis, 3 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): ACC 321  for Accounting 3/2 Program Students
    This course will demonstrate the relevance of financial statement analysis and equip students with the analytical tools necessary for informed decision making.

  
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    ACC 575 - Data Analysis for Accounting, 1 credit hour


    Corequisite(s): ACC 520  
    Focus on data analytics in accounting and business process review, with an emphasis on the use of data analytics in internal audit, and external audit services.

    Specifically, student will:

    1. Gain a broad perspective of the use of Data Analytics in accounting through applied and collaborative learning.  This will include group case studies and hand-on data analysis.
    2. Develop a data analytics mindset, where students will begin to evaluate how to solve a problem, perform a test, or evaluate a business situation with the use of data
    3. Recognize the role of big data/data analytics in supporting business decisions.
    4. Gain a working knowledge of critical data analysis tools, including Microsoft Excel and Tableau, and how to use these tools to solve real-world accounting / business tasks.


  
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    ACC 578 - Principles of Fraud Examination, 3 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): A minimum of 45 credits required for Accounting 3/2 Program Students
    This course is centered around understanding occupational fraud. Who is the most likely perpetrator of fraud in the workplace? Doesn’t a strong set of internal controls stop fraud from happening? What types of schemes do fraudsters commit? What is the Fraud Triangle? You will find answers for these questions and many more as we navigate throughout the course materials. The course culminates in the application of understanding workplace policies and how these policies help to prevent, detect or allow fraud to occur in the workplace.

  
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    ACC 606 - Tax Theory, Research & Practice, 3 credit hours


    This course develops students’ capacities to deliver tax services far more sophisticated and of much higher value-added than tax return preparation—that is, the ability to form sound professional judgements about the tax consequences of past and proposed transactions and events. This requires attaining firm understandings of tax theory and policy and of the law relevant to taxation, developing legal reasoning and tax law research skills, and becoming familiar with CPA tax practitioners’ professional responsibilities. This course accomplishes those goals while concurrently exposing students to the tax planning process.

  
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    ACC 645 - Laws for Accountants, 4 credit hours


    This course prepares students for success on the CPA exam sections which test business law-related content (Regulation, Business Environment and Concepts) and provides important foundation for a number of accounting topics (e.g., taxation, partnership accounting, accounting for hybrid instruments and derivatives) and facets of practice (e.g., professional responsibility, bond covenants, noncompete agreements, business and estate planning, reasoning from authoritative materials).

  
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    ACC 680 - Accounting Capstone, 3 credit hours


    Notes: Take in the last semester.

    An integrative course that examines the current issues facing today’s financial managers. Students will learn how the various accounting sub-specialties and other business functional areas interact and affect both short- and long-term business decisions.

  
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    ACC 690 - Accounting Capstone BEC/AUD, 3 credit hours


    Combining students’ classroom experience with Becker Review online instructions, this course prepares students for success on the CPA exam sections which test Business Environment & Concepts (BEC), and Auditing and Attestation (AUD). In this 16 week long course, students will participate in pre-assessment, pre-lecture online video instruction, in-class discussion, and post-lecture evaluation to be prepared to sit in the two CPA exam sections.

  
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    ACC 695 - Accounting Capstone FAR/REG, 3 credit hours


    Combining students’ classroom experience with Becker Review online instructions, this course prepares students for success on the CPA exam sections which test Financial Accounting & Reporting (FAR), and Regulation (REG).  In this 16 week long course, students will participate in pre-assessment, pre-lecture online video instruction, in-class discussion, and post-lecture evaluation to be prepared to sit in the two CPA exam sections.


Africana Studies

  
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    AFR 200D - Introduction to Africana Studies, 3 credit hours


    This course will introduce students to the study of African societies through the lens of the legacy of the slave trade, colonial rule, and national development since independence, with special focus on West Africa. Contemporary African politics, economies, and the emerging role of select countries in global politics will be examined. The contemporary social, economic, and political status of Africans and descendants of the African diaspora in the Western Hemisphere will be analyzed in this historical context, with special attention to the diaspora communities in the U.S. 

  
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    AFR 263I - Seminar, 1-4 credit hours



Arabic

  
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    ARA 050 - Independent Study, 1-4 credit hours


  
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    ARA 101 - Elementary Arabic I, 4 credit hours


    This course is designed for students with no previous knowledge of Modern Standard Arabic. Students will learn the Arabic alphabet, basic writing and conversational skills, and entry-level Arabic grammar, including gender of nouns and verbs and regular conjugations. Students will also be exposed to Arabic culture and customs of polite society.

  
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    ARA 102 - Elementary Arabic II, 4 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): ARA 101  or equivalent
    Students of Arabic 102 are expected to enhance the four language skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing in Modern Standard Arabic. This class will introduce hollow, double-root, and defective verbs, absolute negation, and conditional tense. Students will be exposed to native speakers of Arabic through audio-visual materials and will continue learning about Arab culture.

  
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    ARA 201 - Intermediate Arabic I, 4 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): ARA 102  or equivalent
    This third semester course continues building the students’ intermediate knowledge of Modern Standard Arabic and completes the book used in ARA 101  and ARA 102 . The course will provide opportunities for students to solidify and augment the grammar learned in Elementary Arabic as it introduces new vocabulary. It will focus on the development of the ability to use Modern Standard Arabic orally and in reading and writing. Topics include describing activities, professions, places, events, and states of affairs. Exercises include writing, relating information from written sources, and expressing thoughts and oneself. The course will also include an oral component, in which students will practice their Arabic oral communication skills. This will be assessed through specific presentations and projects, which will allow the students to further develop and build on the oral aspect of the Arabic language. Students who complete this course should be able to initiate discussion on topics of daily life and understand and produce more complicated life scenarios.

  
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    ARA 202 - Intermediate Arabic II, 4 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): ARA 201  or equivalent
    This fourth semester course continues building the students’ intermediate knowledge of Modern Standard Arabic and completes the book used in ARA 101  and ARA 102 . The course will provide opportunities for students to solidify and augment the grammar learned in Elementary Arabic as it introduces new vocabulary. It will focus on the development of the ability to use Modern Standard Arabic orally and in reading and writing. Topics include describing activities, professions, places, events, and states of affairs. Exercises include writing, relating information from written sources, and expressing thoughts and oneself. The course will also include an oral component, in which students will practice their Arabic oral communication skills. This will be assessed through specific presentations and projects, which will allow the students to further develop and build on the oral aspect of the Arabic language. Students who complete this course should be able to initiate discussion on topics of daily life and understand and produce more complicated life scenarios.


Art

  
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    ART 050 - Independent Study, 1-4 credit hours


  
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    ART 070X - Internship, 1-12 credit hours


  
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    ART 102I - Art Appreciation, 3 credit hours


    Explore the masterpieces of Western art from mysterious prehistoric cave paintings to mystifying modern art. Appreciate and understand them by unlocking their meaning and function and by investigating the context in which the art was made. Our explorations will include such awe-inspiring monuments as Stonehenge, the Colosseum, and the Sistine Chapel, as well as vibrant Impressionist paintings and the perplexing works of Picasso and Dali.  

  
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    ART 103D - Art of Our Time, 3 credit hours


    Encounter and come to understand the challenging and often provocative trends in American art since 1945, as art is redefined not just through painting and sculpture, but also through photography, earthworks, performance, and multi-media installations. We will determine if contemporary American art is a reflection of our society and of ourselves.

  
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    ART 110 - Drawing I, 2 credit hours


    Creative problem solving and self-expression are the underlying themes in this survey of the basic topics in drawing, including perspective, perception, materials and techniques.

  
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    ART 111 - Drawing II, 2 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): ART 110  
    An extension of ART 110  that includes an introduction to figure drawing and pastels. Students begin formulating a unique personal vision and style while familiarizing themselves with more advance pictorial strategies.

  
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    ART 115 - Two Dimensional Design, 2 credit hours


    An investigation of structure and order in the visual arts. Such two dimensional design concepts as figure/ground, positive/negative space, balance, composition, pattern and rhythm will be explored. Emphasis will be on learning basic design concepts through various projects, creation of artworks, visual problem solving, self-expression, and assessment through group critiques by learning to make critical aesthetic judgments.

  
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    ART 116 - Three Dimensional Design, 2 credit hours


    Students participate in creative problem-solving exercises that explore the concepts of three dimensional design. Students will participate in classroom critiques where emphasis will be placed on making critical aesthetic judgments.

  
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    ART 117 - Color Theory, 2 credit hours


    The theory and practice of color are closely examined in this course. Useful applications are made to a broad range of fields with a special focus on the visual arts.

  
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    ART 212 - Drawing III, 2 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): ART 111 
    An in-depth investigation of the human form through drawing. Topics covered include gesture, anatomy, color, and foreshortening. Students will be encouraged to develop a personal philosophy and style regarding the use of the human form in art.

  
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    ART 213 - Introduction to Painting, 2 credit hours


    An introduction to oil painting, various techniques and styles, both traditional and contemporary, will be explored to aid the student in creative problem-solving and self expression.

  
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    ART 214 - Intermediate Painting, 2 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): ART 213  
    An extension of ART 213 , students begin building a personal artistic style and philosophy through the exploration of a variety of subjects, working strategies and stylistic concerns. Readings and discussions on contemporary art and artists aid the students in this process.

  
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    ART 216 - Introduction to Ceramics, 2 credit hours


    An introduction to the potters wheel and the basic processes of hand forming, decorating and glazing pottery. Student projects will be evaluated based on craftsmanship, design, aesthetics and creativity.

  
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    ART 217 - Intermediate Ceramics, 2 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): ART 216  
    An intensive study of utilitarian and non-utilitarian forms created with clay. Students will participate in classroom critiques where emphasis is placed on craftsmanship, design, aesthetics and creativity.

  
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    ART 220 - Digital Photography, 2 credit hours


    This studio course covers the fundamentals of digital photography as an art form. Areas of study include learning to use the digital camera, shutter, aperture and exposure as well as gaining experience in the digital darkroom and in the process of the digital image with Adobe Photoshop. Students will also learn color management and how to print digital images. The course emphasizes visual problem solving and creativity through class assignments. Students must provide a digital SLR camera with removable lenses.  Camera must have full manual control over focusing, shutter speed, aperture and capable of at least 8 megapixels.

  
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    ART 225 - Introduction to Photoshop, 2 credit hours


    A study of two-dimensional computer imaging and design using Adobe Photoshop for creative image making and visual problem solving. Students will learn to operate the computer, picture and film scanners, and color printers while studying the raster based program Adobe Photoshop. The course will focus on 16 million color digital painting, drawing and photography. Students must provide film and/or digital cameras for use in the course.

  
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    ART 226 - Three-dimensional Computer Imaging- Maya, 2 credit hours


    A study of three-dimensional computer imaging and design using the program 3Ds Max for creative image making, animation and visual problem solving. This program is the industry standard for 3D computer imaging for film, video, game creation and 3D visualizations. Students will learn to create virtual 3D worlds by creating 3D objects, navigating space, lighting, camera techniques, ray trace rendering and animation. Emphasis will be on the technical, visual problem solving and self-expression through this medium. May be repeated for credit.

  
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    ART 230 - Introduction To Jewelry And Metal Design, 2 credit hours


    A study of jewelry and design techniques for creating wearable art and objects. Students will learn to layout, pierce designs in metal, solder, patina, polish and display the works they have created. Students will learn the properties of—and work with—nickel, brass, copper and sterling silver. Emphasis will be placed on the marriage of technical skills and design.

  
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    ART 231I - Western Art to 1400, 4 credit hours


    Survey the main trends of art and architecture from mystifying prehistoric cave paintings to majestic Gothic cathedrals.   Along the way, explore Stonehenge in England, the pyramids of Ancient Egypt, the Parthenon of Ancient Greece, the Colosseum of Ancient Rome, Early Christian and Byzantine churches in Italy, Early Medieval art in Ireland, and the soaring grandeur of medieval cathedrals. 

  
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    ART 232I - Western Art from 1400 to 1945, 4 credit hours


    Survey the main trends of art and architecture from the dazzling Italian Renaissance to the complexities of modern art. Along the way, explore Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel, the Baroque masterpieces of Rome and the Palace of Versailles in France. You’ll also study the paintings of Neoclassical and Romantic artists, the Impressionist portraits and landscapes of Renoir and Monet, the mesmerizing colors of Vincent Van Gogh, the groundbreaking Cubism of Picasso, and the strange dreamscapes of Dali.

  
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    ART 234 - Survey of American Art from Colonial Times to 1945, 3 credit hours


    Survey the main artistic trends in American painting, sculpture, and architecture from the colonial era to 1945. Along the way, you’ll explore Spanish colonial architecture, Independence Hall in Philadelphia, the classical buildings of Washington, D.C., the dizzying skyscrapers of Chicago and New York, and the unique architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright. You’ll also discover the majestic landscape paintings of Niagara Falls and the Rocky Mountains, the seascapes of Winslow Homer, the palettes of American Impressionism, and the mysterious cityscapes of Edward Hopper. The highly admired collection of American art at the Cleveland Museum of Art will be highlighted, as well the architecture of Cleveland.

  
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    ART 235I - Topics in Non-Western Art, 3 credit hours


    Explore the fascinating art of non-Western cultures, such as China, India, Japan, or Africa.

  
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    ART 236IE - European Art and Architecture, 4 credit hours


    Notes: Open only to participants in the Seminar in Europe Program.

    Art and architecture to be seen during the Seminar in Europe tour will be studied and discussed. Required of all SIE participants.

  
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    ART 240 - Graphic Design I, 2 credit hours


    In this studio course students will generate independent creative solutions to a series of design problems that answer the question: “How do graphic designers create compelling print layouts that effectively communicate to their target audience?” Students will learn how to apply basic design principles and elements to create informative and/or persuasive print layouts. In addition to the graphic terms and techniques learned, students will expand their knowledge in other design processes including, brainstorming, conceptualizing, critical thinking, industry standard software (Adobe Creative Cloud), mock-up and project presentation.

  
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    ART 241 - Graphic Design II, 2 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): ART 240  & CSC 135  
    In ART-241 Graphic Design II, students will learn how to apply their prior graphic design knowledge to website design. As part of the course work, students will learn the website design process from concept to code. Students learn and apply skills to construct a well-designed, responsive, trending, professional website. Other areas addressed include: HTML, CSS, mock-up design, page optimization, navigation, email design, web image, color and font usage, browser compatibility, basic UX/UI, accessibility and more.

  
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    ART 246 - Introduction to Sculpture, 2 credit hours


    Students explore creative processes aimed at uncovering the structural and plastic potential of a variety of media. Projects will be critiqued and evaluated while students learn to make critical aesthetic judgments.

  
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    ART 248 - Introduction to Printmaking, 2 credit hours


    An introductory course covering various printmaking processes; relief (linocut, woodcut, collagraph), and intaglio (etching). Emphasis will be on learning how to make prints, visual problem-solving, personal image-making, and assessment through group critiques by learning to make critical aesthetic judgments.

  
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    ART 259 - Faculty-student Collaboration, Credit hours to be arranged


  
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    ART 261 - Typography, 2 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): ART 240  
    This course is an introduction to the history, anatomy and classifications of type. By using a combination of lab and lecture, this course evaluates typography’s role in the creative and visual direction of a message. Understanding the power of typography by way of its influential & iconic typefaces and layout guidelines leads to more effective visual communication. Students use Adobe InDesign and Adobe Illustrator to complete projects and solve problems aimed at achieving these goals. Students must provide laptop computer and have access to Adobe Creative Cloud Software (Adobe CC) to use in this course. Specifically Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe InDesign.

  
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    ART 263 - Seminar, 1-4 credit hours


    Areas of specialized interest are offered.

  
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    ART 315 - Advanced Painting, 2 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): ART 214 
    Primarily a self-directed course, students are responsible for creating a body of work that reflects individual formal and conceptual concerns. Students receive personalized guidance and feedback through discussions, directed readings and structured critiques. May be repeated for credit.

  
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    ART 318 - Advanced Ceramics, 3 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): ART 217 
    The exploration and development of a student’s personal style in ceramics. Through classroom critiques students learn to make critical aesthetic judgments. This course may be repeated for credit.

  
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    ART 319 - Special Topics in Ceramics, 1-2 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): Consent of the Instructor
    This course will focus on and explore techniques and materials not covered in ART 216 , ART 217 , ART 318 . Areas of concentration may include Raku, Earthenware, Mold Making and Slip Casting, and Clay and Glaze Calculation. This course may be repeated for credit.

  
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    ART 323 - Advanced Digital Photography, 2 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): ART 220  
    Students will learn advanced digital SLR camera controls, organizing and processing photographs using Adobe Lightroom, large scale digital printing and studio lighting.  Various digital photography processes will be covered including, panorama, HDR, light painting and photo montage. Course projects allow students to use their own subject matter while advancing their creative and technical skills.  Projects emphasize visual problem-solving, self-expression, and assessment through group critique and by learning to make critical aesthetic judgments.   May be repeated for credit.  A digital SLR camera is required.

  
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    ART 328 - Materials and Techniques, 2 credit hours


    Notes: Required of all art education majors. Not open to freshmen

    A study of the materials and methods relative to teaching the visual arts as they pertain to the Early Childhood Licensure. Emphasis will be on how the visual arts may aid in the child’s physical social, emotional, cognitive and creative development. The student will be actively engaged in the areas of design, painting, printmaking and other projects both two and three dimensional in nature.

  
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    ART 330 - Advanced Jewelry and Metal Design, 2 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): ART 230 
    This is an advanced metal design course. Emphasis is placed on the development of a personal aesthetic while more complex technical skills are explored. Students will become familiar with cold connections, simple metal casting, etching and forming processes. This course can be repeated for credit.

  
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    ART 347 - Advanced Sculpture, 2 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): ART 246 
    An intensive study of the sculpture process in a medium of the students’ choice. Through regular evaluation and critiques students will learn to make critical aesthetic judgments. May be repeated for credit.

  
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    ART 349 - Advanced Printmaking, 2 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): ART 248 
    An intensive personal exploration of any print medium of the students choice. A search for individual style is emphasized. Advanced topics will also be covered and may include: photographic techniques in etching and lithography, the big woodcut, color techniques in relief and intaglio, the collagraph, the multi-block print, paper making and the print, and artists books. May be repeated for credit.

  
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    ART 350 - Graphic Design III, 2 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): ART 240 , ART 241 , & ART 261  
    This course utilizes and expands upon skills learned in ART 240  and ART 241 , focusing on advertisements, multi-page documents, brochures, direct mail and print/digital branding campaigns. In addition, this course covers topics which include the professional printing process, as well as design methods and techniques, such as paper, die-cuts, spreads and folds. ART 350 includes digital print file preparation, print quotes and a visit to a printer to introduce and familiarize students with how the print process works. Students must provide laptop computer and have access to Adobe Creative Cloud Software (Adobe CC) to use in this course. Specifically Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, and Adobe Dreamweaver.

  
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    ART 359 - Faculty-student Collaboration, Credit hours to be arranged


  
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    ART 362 - Logos & Symbols, 2 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): ART 240  
    This course explores the importance of logos, symbols and icons as they pertain to graphic design and branding. Students learn what makes a logo work as an instantly recognizable representation of a company, service or product. Using Adobe Creative Suite, each student will focus on design process and development from conception to presentation, creating effective symbols, icons, logotypes and logos. Students will apply their logo designs to branding material to explore their use in context.  Students must provide laptop computer and have access to Adobe Creative Cloud Software (Adobe CC) to use in this course. Specifically Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe InDesign.

  
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    ART 363 - Junior Seminar- Portfolio Review & Critique, 0 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): Junior Standing
    Students present their portfolios for review by studio art faculty and their peers. Participation in presenting and evaluating artworks prepares students for the Senior Seminar.

    Graded: S/U
  
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    ART 432I - Twentieth Century Art, 3 credit hours


    A study of the history of European and American art from 1900-1945. Decade by decade, we will chronicle the revolutionary stylistic movements that reformed the notion of the meaning and purpose of art. Through the painting, sculpture, architecture, photography, and cinema of this extraordinary era, we will witness the full unleashing of the human imagination.

  
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    ART 452 - Portfolio Review, 2 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): ART 240 , ART 241 , ART 261 , & ART 362 . ART 350  recommended.
    This course covers all aspects of creation and presentation of a professional graphic design portfolio. Emphasizing individual strengths and areas of specialization, students edit and modify their creative works where required and add new pieces to a final portfolio that meets industry standards. Students also analyze appropriate presentation materials, create resumes, business cards, develop promotional pieces, and presentation style and techniques. Students must provide laptop computer and have access to Adobe Creative Cloud Software (Adobe CC) to use in this course. Specifically, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign and Adobe Dreamweaver.

  
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    ART 459 - Faculty-student Collaboration, Credit hours to be arranged


  
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    ART 463 - Senior Seminar- Senior Art Exhibit, .5-1 credit hour


    Prerequisite(s): ART 363  and Senior Standing
    This course involves student participation in the annual senior art exhibition. Students work with faculty advisors in preparing, mounting and exhibiting in the Fawick Art Gallery.

    Graded: S/U
  
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    ART 470X - Digital Media Design Internship, 1-12 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): ART 240 ART 241 ART 261 , ART 350 ART 362  and Senior Status. ART 452  is suggested.
    This course integrates the skills and a knowledge student acquired in the Digital Media & Design program, and applies them to a professional work setting. During the course of the semester, students will complete an off-site internship with a minimum of 15-20 hours per week. Through regular meetings, the student will reflect on their work completed during the internship and on their academic experience at Baldwin Wallace. At the end of the experience, students will write a reflective essay and give a presentation on their internship. Students must provide laptop computer and have access to Adobe Creative Cloud Software (Adobe CC) to use in this course. Specifically Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe InDesign.

  
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    ART 491 - Departmental Thesis/project, Credit hours to be arranged


  
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    ART 492 - Departmental Thesis/project, Credit hours to be arranged



Arts Management

  
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    AMG 070 - Internship, 1-12 credit hours


  
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    AMG 102 - Introduction to Arts Management, 3 credit hours


    An examination of the Arts Management field including career options, types of arts organizations, relationship of program components to program goals, and current issues in arts management. Students will also reflect upon their career goals, create preliminary plans for attaining them, and begin working on interview, resume, and professionalism skills.

  
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    AMG 201 - Principles & Practices of Arts Management I, 3 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): AMG 102  or   
    This course focuses on skills related to Mission Alignment, Program Development, Assessment, Strategic Planning, Organizational Behavior, Advocacy, and Public Policy for arts organizations and businesses.

  
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    AMG 202 - Principles & Practices of Arts Management II, 3 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): AMG 102  
    This course focuses on skills related to Community Engagement, Education & Outreach, Ethics, Legal Environments, Human Resources, and International Perspectives for arts organizations and businesses.

  
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    AMG 270 - On-campus Internship, 1-2 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): AMG 102  
  
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    AMG 301 - Public Relations, Marketing & Fundraising for the Arts Organization, 3 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): AMG 102 
    This course focuses on skills related to strategic planning, outreach, and resource development strategies for not-for-profit arts organizations.

  
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    AMG 302 - Financial Management of Arts Organizations, 3 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): AMG 102 , ECN 100 , ACC 211  
    This advanced course covers selected topics in financial management for arts organizations such as financial analysis, forecasting, non-profit accounting, grants (corporate, individual and government) management and production/exhibition budgeting.

  
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    AMG 303 - Fundraising for the Arts, 3 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): AMG 102  
    This course focuses on skills related to fundraising, development and grant proposal writing as they relate to arts organizations.

  
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    AMG 370 - Internship, 3 credit hours


    Prerequisite(s): AMG 102  
    Students complete an off-campus internship while having weekly meetings with other arts management students participating in internships.

  
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    AMG 401 - Senior Experience, 1 credit hour


    Prerequisite(s): AMG 102 , AMG 270 .
    This course focuses on typical transitional issues for University seniors as they prepare for graduate school or careers in arts management.

  
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    AMG 470 - Internship, credit to be arranged


    Prerequisite(s): AMG 102  and a 3.0 GPA.

Asian Studies

  
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    ASN 100I - Understanding Asia, 4 credit hours


    This interdisciplinary, team-taught course will provide an overview of the broad social changes in the major social institutions in contemporary China, Japan, Korea, India, and Pakistan. The course will place special emphasis on “modern” East Asia and South Asia’s linkages with their “traditional” pasts. The goal of the course is to give a broad introduction to social conditions in this part of the world, and to provide a basis for further study in more advanced and specialized classes in Asian studies.


Astronomy

  
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    AST 050 - Independent Study, 1-3 credit hours


  
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    AST 070 - Internship, Credit hours to be arranged


 

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