Sep 29, 2020  
2018-2019 Graduate Bulletin 
    
2018-2019 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Architecture-Engineering Construction

  
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    AEC 531L - Environmental Safety Laboratory

    1 hr.
  
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    AEC 532 - Environmental Management Systems - ISO 14000 in Industry

    3 hrs.
    Study of environmental management systems, codes, standards, and development of a draft ISO 14000 environmental management system.
  
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    AEC 550 - Safety Compliance

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing or permission of instructor. A comprehensive overview of safety standards, regulations, concepts, and processes relating to the modern industrial workplace.
  
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    AEC 551 - Fire Safety

    3 hrs.
    Codes and technology used in fire prevention, detection, protection, and suppression.
  
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    AEC 552 - Ergonomics

    3 hrs.
    Standards, statutes, and technology used in ergonomic analysis of worksites. Prevention and control of ergonomic risk conditions.
  
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    AEC 570 - Electronics for Scientists

    3 hrs.
    Corequisite(s): ENT 570L. Practical electronics needed for maximum utilization of scientific instrumentation, automation, and logic circuits.
  
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    AEC 570L - Electronics for Scientists Laboratory

    1 hr.
    Corequisite(s): ENT 570.
  
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    AEC 592 - Special Problems

    1-6 hrs.
    Topics in Engineering Technology I.
  
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    AEC 593 - Special Problems

    1-3 hrs.
    Topics in Engineering Technology II.
  
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    AEC 601 - Cost Analysis and Control

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): ENT 390. Applied cost control methods and techniques to establish prices of products for their targeted market segment.
  
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    AEC 610 - Advanced Quality Assurance

    3 hrs.
    Recent advances in quality assurance, customer focus, TQM, process capability, control charts, concurrent engineering, Taguchi's method, product liability and reliability, ISO 9000, QS-9000, Deming and Baldridge awards.
  
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    AEC 640 - Resources in Engineering Technology

    3 hrs.
    Operations management and technology, human and technical resources, forecasting, planning and control, project analysis, logistics and distribution, queuing systems.
  
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    AEC 658 - Problem Identification

    1 hr.
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor. Identify the state-of-the-art knowledge regarding a specific problem, need or opportunity in the industry.
  
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    AEC 668 - Problem Preparation

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor. Develop a well grounded proposal to address a specific problem, need, or opportunity in the industry.
  
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    AEC 680 - Engineering Technology Seminar

    1-6 hrs.
    Presentation of engineering technology industrial applications, practices, and problem solutions. May be repeated for a total of 6 hrs.
  
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    AEC 688 - Project Implementation

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): AEC 668  permission of instructor. Implement the project according to the proposal. Max of 8hr can be applied.
  
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    AEC 691 - Research

    1-6 hrs.
    Investigation of current research and literature in engineering technology; development of writing skills; a thesis/prospectus must be orally defended. A maximum of 3 hrs. can be applied toward a degree in engineering technology.
  
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    AEC 692 - Topics in Engineering Technology

    1-6 hrs.
    Investigation of specific topics related to engineering technology. May be repeated for a total of 6 hrs.
  
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    AEC 696 - Construction Internship

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): Admitted to graduate program and completed at least 9 hours of graduate credit.
  
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    AEC 697 - Independent Study and Research

    1-12 hrs. arranged.
    Not to be counted as credit toward degree. Students actively working on a thesis or project, consulting with major professor, or using university resources and who are not in residence and are not enrolled in at least 3 hours. of thesis or project credit must enroll in this course for at least 3 hrs. each semester.
  
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    AEC 698 - Thesis

    1-6 hrs. for a total of 6 hours.
    Credit deferred until thesis is complete.
  
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    AEC 699 - Project

    1-3 hrs. for a total of 3 hours.
    Credit deferred until project is complete.

Art

  
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    ART 500 - The Art of Italy

    3 hrs.
    An examination of art in Italy. A travel/study course.
  
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    ART 513 - Crafts II

    3 hrs.
    The creation and design of jewelry.
  
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    ART 514 - Crafts III

    3 hrs.
    The creation of surface designs for fabrics.
  
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    ART 531 - Ancient Art History

    3 hrs.
    Art of the ancient world from the beginning of civilization to the fourth century.
  
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    ART 532 - Medieval Art History

    3 hrs.
    Art of Europe from the fourth through 14th centuries.
  
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    ART 533 - Northern Renaissance Art History

    3 hrs.
    Art of northern Europe during the 14th through 16th centuries.
  
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    ART 534 - Italian Renaissance Art History

    3 hrs.
    Art of Italy during the 14th through 16th centuries.
  
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    ART 535 - Baroque and Rococo Art History

    3 hrs.
    Art of Europe from the close of the 16th century through the 18th century.
  
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    ART 536 - Nineteenth Century Art History

    3 hrs.
  
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    ART 537 - Art 1900-1940

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): ART 334. An analysis of Fauvism, Expressionism, Cubism, Futurism, Dada, and Surrealism.
  
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    ART 538 - Art 1940-Present

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): ART 334. An analysis of the many trends in art in the post-World War II period.
  
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    ART 550 - Studio Art for M.A.E. Students

    3 hrs.
    With the permission of the studio instructor(s) students may choose from studio areas offered by the department. May be repeated.
  
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    ART 570 - Individually Directed Problems in Printmaking

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Prerequisite(s): * Study of appropriate printmaking media for advanced problems. May not be utilized to fulfill graduate degree requirements. May be repeated.
  
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    ART 570 - Individually Directed Problems in Printmaking (SAMPLE)

    3 hrs.
    +
    Prerequisite(s): Prerequisite: * Study of appropriate printmaking media for advanced problems. May not be utilized to fulfill graduate degree requirements. May be repeated.
  
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    ART 598 - British Studies, Art History

    3 or 6 hrs.
    Variable content. Lecture series and research offered abroad under the auspices of the Center for International and Continuing Education.
  
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    ART 599 - British Studies, Art Studio

    3 or 6 hrs.
    Variable content. Studio series offered abroad under the auspices of the Center for International and Continuing Education.
  
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    ART 600 - Studio Foundations

    3 hrs.
    A review, through studio problems, of some fundamental problems of plastic expression. Hours earned may not be used to fulfill degree requirements. Repetition may be required.
  
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    ART 601 - Drawing Studio

    3 hrs.
    Form problems in drawing. Professional level of performance with intense criticism. Permission of instructor and department chair required for admission.
  
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    ART 602 - Drawing Studio

    3 hrs.
    Form problems in drawing. Professional level of performance with intense criticism. Permission of instructor and department chair required for admission.
  
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    ART 603 - Drawing Studio

    3 hrs.
    Form problems in drawing. Professional level of performance with intense criticism. Permission of instructor and department chair required for admission.
  
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    ART 610 - Crafts: Jewelry Design for Teachers

    3 hrs.
    The study of visual forms as pertaining to the jewelry crafts.
  
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    ART 615 - Trends in Current Plastic Expression

    3 hrs.
    A course designed to keep the student abreast of current trends in the plastic arts.
  
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    ART 620 - Adapting Selected Current Art Trends to School Practice

    3 hrs.
    Current art trends are identified and selections of them are developed in terms of philosophies, practitioners, background, and techniques.
  
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    ART 621 - Painting Studio

    3 hrs.
    Form problems in painting. Professional level of performance with intense criticism. Permission of instructor and department chair required for admission.
  
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    ART 622 - Painting Studio

    3 hrs.
    Form problems in painting. Professional level of performance with intense criticism. Permission of instructor and department chair required for admission.
  
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    ART 623 - Painting Studio

    3 hrs.
    Form problems in painting. Professional level of performance with intense criticism. Permission of instructor and department chair required for admission.
  
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    ART 631 - Directed Museum and Gallery Tour

    1-3 hrs.
    Tour of museums and galleries for the purpose of viewing and studying original works.
  
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    ART 651 - Ceramics Studio

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Permission of instructor and department chair required for admission.
  
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    ART 652 - Ceramics Studio

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Permission of instructor and department chair required for admission.
  
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    ART 653 - Ceramics Studio

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Permission of instructor and department chair required for admission.
  
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    ART 661 - Sculpture Studio

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Permission of instructor and department chair required for admission.
  
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    ART 662 - Sculpture Studio

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Permission of instructor and department chair required for admission.
  
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    ART 663 - Sculpture Studio

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Permission of instructor and department chair required for admission.
  
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    ART 671 - Printmaking Studio

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Prerequisite(s): * and **. Intensive graduate study and criticism in advanced printmaking problems.
  
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    ART 672 - Printmaking Studio

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Prerequisite(s): * and **. Intensive graduate study and criticism in advanced printmaking problems.
  
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    ART 673 - Printmaking Studio

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Prerequisite(s): * and **. Intensive graduate study and criticism in advanced printmaking problems.
  
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    ART 680 - Workshop in Art

    1-3 hrs.
    Art experiences with variable content. May be repeated.
  
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    ART 701 - Drawing Studio

    3 hrs.
    Form problems in drawing. Professional level of performance with intense criticism. Permission of instructor and department chair required for admission.
  
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    ART 702 - Drawing Studio

    3 hrs.
    Form problems in drawing. Professional level of performance with intense criticism. Permission of instructor and department chair required for admission.
  
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    ART 703 - Drawing Studio

    3 hrs.
    Form problems in drawing. Professional level of performance with intense criticism. Permission of instructor and department chair required for admission.
  
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    ART 721 - Painting Studio

    3 hrs.
    Form problems in painting. Professional level of performance with intense criticism. Permission of instructor and department chair required for admission.
  
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    ART 722 - Painting Studio

    3 hrs.
    Form problems in painting. Professional level of performance with intense criticism. Permission of instructor and department chair required for admission.
  
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    ART 723 - Painting Studio

    3 hrs.
    Form problems in painting. Professional level of performance with intense criticism. Permission of instructor and department chair required for admission.
  
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    ART 731 - Seminar

    1 hr.
    Seminar in art issues.
  
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    ART 732 - Seminar

    1 hr.
    Seminar in art issues.
  
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    ART 733 - Seminar

    1 hr.
    Seminar in art issues.
  
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    ART 739 - Directed Study in Art History/Criticism

    1-6 hrs. for a total of six hours.
  
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    ART 751 - Ceramics Studio

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Permission of instructor and department chair required for admission.
  
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    ART 752 - Ceramics Studio

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Permission of instructor and department chair required for admission.
  
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    ART 753 - Ceramics Studio

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Permission of instructor and department chair required for admission.
  
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    ART 761 - Sculpture Studio

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Permission of instructor and department chair required for admission.
  
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    ART 762 - Sculpture Studio

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Permission of instructor and department chair required for admission.
  
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    ART 763 - Sculpture Studio

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Permission of instructor and department chair required for admission.
  
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    ART 771 - Printmaking Studio

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Prerequisite(s): * and **. Intensive graduate study and criticism in advanced printmaking problems.
  
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    ART 772 - Printmaking Studio

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Prerequisite(s): * and **. Intensive graduate study and criticism in advanced printmaking problems.
  
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    ART 773 - Printmaking Studio

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Prerequisite(s): * and **. Intensive graduate study and criticism in advanced printmaking problems.
  
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    ART 799 - Creative Project

    6 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    An individually motivated, sustained project of original art works demonstrating professional competence and stature, culminating in an exhibition. Oral and written proposal and defense required.

Art Education

  
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    ARE 600 - Art Education Theory

    2 hrs.
    A comprehensive survey of art education trends and philosophies.
  
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    ARE 601 - Research in Art Education

    3 hrs.
    A lecture/study seminar of past and present art education research; emphasis on understanding the nature of educational research in art, various research methods, how research translates into practical classroom application; includes review, critique, application, and development of research topics.
  
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    ARE 602 - Art Techniques and Materials for Teachers

    3 hrs.
    A comprehensive survey of teaching techniques emphasizing the pedagogical potential and limitation of plastic media.
  
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    ARE 603 - Teaching the Visual Relationships

    3 hrs.
    A lecture/study seminar course dealing with the teaching of the visual characteristics and relationships, and integrating them with the current practice and procedures in art education, including studio-based art experiences for students of all ages and ability levels; emphasis on individual student's studio strengths, augmented by curricula in two-dimensional and three-dimensional concepts, percepts, and materials.
  
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    ARE 604 - Teaching the Exceptional Student Contemporary Processes

    3 hrs.
    A course devoted to the pedagogical potential of contemporary processes for use with exceptional students.
  
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    ARE 605 - Techniques of Dissemination of Student Art Work

    3 hrs.
    Techniques of advanced pedagogy in the selection, display, and showing of student work.
  
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    ARE 606 - History and Philosophy of Art Education

    3 hrs.
    History of art education; emphasis on changing philosophies, theories of learning, subsequent goals, and objectives made apparent in curriculum development. A lecture/study seminar course.
  
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    ARE 607 - Teaching Studio Art

    3 hrs.
    Students will pursue studio endeavors while considering methods, philosophies, and historical and contemporary issues in art and education.
  
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    ARE 616 - Advanced Art Education Seminar for Selected Topics

    3 hrs.
    Topics may include past and present approaches to curriculum development; special populations; aesthetics; art history, criticism; art and technology; art and society; critical analysis; philosophic reflections on art and art education; others. May be repeated for credit.
  
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    ARE 625 - Supervision of Art Education Programs

    3 hrs.
    A lecture/study seminar course on the problems and solutions involved in the supervision of public school art programs in grades K-12.
  
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    ARE 626 - Curriculum and Instruction in Art Education

    3 hrs.
    A lecture/study seminar course on past and present curriculum instruction; includes historical component as foundation for understanding current teaching strategies; various teaching approaches are analyzed and formalized into applicable classroom art experiences.
  
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    ARE 657 - Aesthics

    3 hrs.
    Aesthetic theories are examined through critical strategies and ways of thinking intrinsic to philosophical aesthetics.
  
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    ARE 680 - Psychology of Art

    3 hrs.
    A look ath the relationship between mind and art. Topics relevant to psychology, art, and creating are explored.
  
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    ARE 690 - Supervised Teaching

    3 hrs.
    Graduate students who are teaching at Southern Miss will design and implement curricula while considering philosophies and current issues in art education.
  
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    ARE 691 - Research Project in Art Education

    1-16 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): Approval of the major professor.
  
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    ARE 692 - Special Problems in Art Education I, II, III

    1-3 hrs. each.
  
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    ARE 697 - Independent Study and Research

    Hours arranged.
    Not to be counted as credit toward a degree. Students actively working on a thesis, consulting with the major professor, or using other resources of the university may enroll in this course. Students who are not in residence and are not enrolled in at least 3 hours of thesis but who are actively working on a thesis, consulting with the major professor, or using other resources of the university must enroll in this course for at least 3 hours each semester.
  
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    ARE 698 - Thesis

    1-6 hrs. for a total of 6 hours.
    A written thesis.

Biological Sciences

  
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    BSC 500 - History of Biology

    3 hrs.
    The development of biological sciences in western culture from pre-Socratic Greece to the present.
  
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    BSC 501 - Natural History of Animals

    2 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor. Life histories of animals. Concurrent registration in BSC 501L  is required.
  
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    BSC 501L - Natural History of Animals Laboratory

    2 hrs.
    Concurrent registration in BSC 501  is required.
 

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