Dec 01, 2020  
2018-2019 Graduate Bulletin 
    
2018-2019 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Speech and Hearing Sciences

  
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    SHS 714 - Seminar in Cleft Palate

    3 hrs.
    Students review the current research and interdisciplinary management of cleft lip and palate individuals.
  
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    SHS 715 - Seminar in Clinical Counseling in Speech-Language Pathology and Hearing

    3 hrs.
    Therapeutic communication techniques, interview techniques, and counseling theories are studied.
  
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    SHS 716 - Seminar in Stuttering and Related Disorders

    3 hrs.
    Advanced study of theories, research and remedial procedures related to fluency disorders.
  
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    SHS 717 - Seminar in Voice Disorders

    3 hrs.
    Advanced study of pathologies, diagnosis, procedures, and remedial methods for voice and resonance problems.
  
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    SHS 718 - Seminar in Psychology of the Deaf and Speech Handicapped

    3 hrs.
    Effects of disordered communication on lifestyles are studied.
  
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    SHS 719 - Seminar in Problems and Procedures in Evaluating Children

    3 hrs.
    The weaknesses and strengths of standardized tests are discussed.
  
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    SHS 720 - Research Applications

    1 hr.
    Analysis and application of research proposed in SHS 601  and conducted in SHS 638 .
  
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    SHS 721 - Educational Audiology

    3 hrs.
    This course provides knowledge and skills in rehabilitation for children including amplification systems, communication development, and intervention strategies.
  
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    SHS 722 - Seminar in Pediatric Audiology

    3 hrs.
    Emphasizes behavioral and objective audiological evaluation of infants and young children.
  
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    SHS 723 - Seminar in Electroacoustic Measurements in Hearing

    3 hrs.
    Administration and interpretation of electrophysiological auditory measurements.
  
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    SHS 724 - Seminar in Industrial Hearing Conservation

    3 hrs.
    Presents effects of noise exposure on the auditory mechanism, measurement of noise, and legislation related to industrial hearing conservation.
  
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    SHS 726 - Auditory Perceptual Disorders

    3 hrs.
    Theories and tests are studied.
  
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    SHS 727 - Seminar: Association Method

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): Permission. Evaluation, management plans, and intervention techniques for language disordered children are presented.
  
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    SHS 730 - Language Intervention with Infants

    3 hrs.
    Current research in infant language development and intervention are explored.
  
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    SHS 732 - Current Management Considerations in Audiology

    3 hrs.
    Administration and handling of audiology clinics and private practices covered.
  
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    SHS 733 - Cochlear Implants

    3 hrs.
    This course covers cochlear implant technology and use including candidacy, assessment, devices, and intervention methods.
  
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    SHS 735 - Audiologic Counseling

    3 hrs
    An examination of the psychosocial effects of hearing loss on hearing impaired clients and their families. Appropriate counseling techniques will be discussed.
  
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    SHS 736 - Pharmacological Applications in Audiology

    3 hrs
    This course presents information about drugs associated with audiologic practice, including antibiotic, ototoxic and chemotherapeutic drugs.
  
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    SHS 740 - Audiologic Habilitation

    3 hrs.
    Covers management and intervention programs for infants and toddlers with congenital hearing loss.
  
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    SHS 743 - Electroacoustic Measurements of Hearing II

    3 hrs.
    This course covers advanced evaluation and interpretation of evoked potentials.
  
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    SHS 763 - Laboratory in Speech Pathology

    1-3 hrs.
    Students conduct supervised laboratory research using instruments.
  
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    SHS 764 - Laboratory in Language Disorders

    1-3 hrs.
    Specialized testing procedures are learned.
  
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    SHS 791 - Research in Speech and Hearing Sciences

    1-16 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): Permission. Teaches advanced research procedures.
  
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    SHS 792 - Special Problems

    3 hrs.
    Content varies.
  
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    SHS 797 - Independent Study and Research

    Hours arranged.
    Not to be counted as credit toward a degree. Students actively working on a dissertation, 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 dissertation but who are actively working on a dissertation, 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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    SHS 898 - Dissertation

    12 hrs.

Sport Management

  
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    SM 599CA - British Studies

    6 hrs.
    A study of the Global Sport Business, with the focus on the Sport Industry in the United Kingdom. Variable topics, lectures, and supervised research on sport events, organizations, programs, and venues in England and Scotland.
  
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    SM 605 - Policy and Governance in Sport

    3 hrs.
    The study of governing agency policy formation processes and administrative implementation in amateur and professional sport organizations.
  
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    SM 612 - Financial Management in Sport

    3 hrs.
    Advanced principles and applications of finance and economics in the sport industry.
  
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    SM 620 - Introduction to Sport Security Management

    3 hrs.
    Introduction to the nature and scope of sport security. Study of domestic and international threats, natural disasters and crowd management operation issues in sport.
  
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    SM 626 - Threat and Risk Assessment of Sport Venues

    3 hrs.
    Course provides an overview of the Homeland Security/OPD threat and risk assessment methodology as it applies to sports event venue. Students will learn how to identify vulnerabilities, analyze and mitigate risk, and harden sport facility physical protection systems. Weapons of Mass Destruction (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive (CBRNE) will also be discussed.
  
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    SM 628 - Sport Event Emergency Response Planning

    3 hrs.
    Course provides an overview of emergency response and security plans for major sporting event, including crowd management, perimeter and access control, vendor and contractor management, and consequence and crisis management. A virtual stadium software program will be utilized in this course.
  
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    SM 630 - Socio-Ethical Issues in Sport

    3 hrs.
    Advanced study of such social issues as gender, race and ethnicity, aggression, politics, religion, and class and social mobility within the context of the sport industry.
  
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    SM 642 - Sport Venue and Event Management

    3 hrs.
    This course will provide a practical background in all facets of managing a sports event and facility.
  
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    SM 676 - Trends and Issues in Sport

    3 hrs.
    An in-depth study and analysis of the athletic profession as it relates to trends and issues surrounding coaching and administrative decision making.
  
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    SM 682 - Applied Research Methods and Statistics in Sport

    3 hrs.
    Designed to develop correct application of research methods and statistical process control tools for data based decision making relative to continuous improvement in sport management.
  
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    SM 692 - Special Problems in Sport Management

    1-6 hrs.
    May be repeated for a total of 6 hours. Involves Sport Management study in a specific topic of work or a specific area of research under the direction of a consulting faculty member.
  
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    SM 697 - Independent Study and Research

    1-9 hrs.
    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.
  
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    SM 700 - Sport Management Practicum

    3-9 hrs.
    The sport management internship is designed for students to gain practical full time work experience in the sports industry. Students will apply theory to practice.
  
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    SM 714 - Ethics in the Sport Industry

    3 hrs.
    Advanced study of ethic history, theory, models, and application as they relate to the decision-making responsibilities of sport participants and management.
  
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    SM 715 - Sport Marketing and Public Relations

    3 hrs.
    Athletic promotion and fundraising, finance, economics, and marketing.
  
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    SM 731 - Administration of Interscolastic Ath Programs

    3 hrs.
    Provide insights and strategies for the development and leadership of developmentally sound and educationally compatible interscholastic athletic programs.

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

  
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    TSL 612 - Options in the Teaching of Grammar in ESL/EFL

    3 hrs.
    An introduction to approaches to the acquisition and teaching of grammar in English as a second or foreign language.
  
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    TSL 622 - Curriculum Development in ESL/EFL

    3 hrs.
    This course will study the principles involved with course and curriculum design in ESL/EFL. The course examines proposed learning outcomes as a result of curriculum design.
  
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    TSL 633 - Testing and Assessment in ESL/EFL

    3 hrs.
    This course will investigate the assessment of language ability from a variety of perspectives. We will pay attention to authentic assessment and issues in classroom testing.
  
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    TSL 641 - TESOL Seminar

    3 hrs.
    Content varies in response to students' interests and needs. May be repeated as content varies.
  
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    TSL 645 - Reading in ESL/EFL Instruction

    3 hrs.
    An introduction to current reading theory, research, and techniques relevant to the teaching of English as a second or foreign language.
  
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    TSL 647 - Teaching Interaction

    3 hrs.
    This course will investigate the teaching of interaction in a variety of circumstances. Particular emphasis will be placed on developing the spoken language of learners.
  
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    TSL 652 - Multiculturalism for ESOL Educators

    3 hrs.
    This course provides a basic introduction to the historical, sociological and philosophical foundations of multicultural education from TESOL perspective.
  
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    TSL 656 - Qualitative Research for ESL/EFL

    3 hrs.
    Course familiarizes students with qualitative research methods in languages for conducting field-based research projects in English-speaking communities. Repeatable once.
  
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    TSL 692 - Special Problems in TESOL

    3 hrs. by prior arrangement only.
    May be repeated as content varies.

Technical and Occupational Education

  
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    TOE 500 - Facility Planning and Equipment Selection

    3 hrs.
    A study of facility layout, equipment specifications, cost analysis and procurement procedures.
  
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    TOE 541 - Foundations of Career & Technical Education

    3 hrs.
    A methods course for teaching trade, technical, and other vocational subjects.
  
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    TOE 542 - Management of the CTE Learning Environment

    3 hrs.
    Organization and management of students, equipment, and physical facilities.
  
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    TOE 543 - Design of the CTE Based Instructional Program

    3 hrs.
    Occupational analysis based design and sequencing of instructional components and the development of appropriate support materials.
  
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    TOE 544 - Development of CTE Instructional Materials

    3 hrs.
    Selection, development, and use of instructional aids, with an emphasis on media production.
  
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    TOE 545 - Delivery of the CTE Instruction Program

    3 hrs.
    Learning theory based techniques of instructional delivery in the vocational classroom and laboratory.
  
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    TOE 546 - Evaluation of CTE Programs and Learner Performance

    3 hrs.
    Development and utilization of various measuring devices and techniques, statistical treatment of data, and generation of evaluative reports.
  
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    TOE 547 - Industrial Human Relations

    3 hrs.
    A study of human behavior and interpersonal dynamics within the industrial organization and environment. Primarily for industrial educators.
  
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    TOE 552 - History and Philosophy of Career & Technical Education

    3 hrs.
    Objectives, principles, aims, and organization of programs in schools and colleges.
  
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    TOE 553 - Techniques of Coordination

    3 hrs.
    A study of the techniques, procedures, problems, etc., in the operation of cooperative education programs.
  
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    TOE 578 - Specialized Studies in Developmental Disabilities

    1-6 hrs.
    Specialized study and skill acquisition in the area of developmental disabilities. Topics vary.
  
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    TOE 597 - Professional Collaboration for Developmental Disability Services

    3 hrs.
    Study of the interdependent contributions of relevant disciplines in training, service, and research.
  
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    TOE 605 - History of Technical and Occupational Education

    3 hrs.
    A study of leaders, movements, and agencies in the development of technical and occupational education.
  
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    TOE 607 - Curriculum Design in Technical and Occupational Education

    3 hrs.
    A study of the design, development, and utilization of various instructional strategies and materials.
  
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    TOE 611 - Philosophy and Organization of Occupational Education

    3 hrs.
    Foundations and development of vocational education under national, state, and local influence.
  
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    TOE 689 - Seminar in Technology Education I, II, III

    2 hrs.
    May be taken three times.
  
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    TOE 692 - Special Problems in Technical Education

    1-3 hrs.
    Advanced individualized project relevant to the student's skill specialty.
  
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    TOE 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 1 hour each semester.

Theatre

  
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    THE 501 - Costume Design

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor. Costume design in theatrical production.
  
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    THE 510 - Sound Design

    3 hrs.
    Principles and practice in stage sound engineering.
  
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    THE 511 - Advanced Voice for the Actor

    3 hrs.
    Advanced vocal production technique with focus on period language.
  
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    THE 512 - Stage Lighting

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor. Theory and application of general and special lighting, color, instrumentation, and control.
  
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    THE 514 - Improvisation

    3 hrs.
    A performance course focusing on freeing the creative impulse while reducing internal censorship.
  
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    THE 517 - Period Acting Styles I

    3 hrs.
    Study of acting styles from ancient Greece through Shakespeare. Utilizing speech, movement, acting style, and masks.
  
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    THE 518 - Period Acting Styles II

    3 hrs.
    Study of styles of acting from Restoration through 1900. Utilizing speech, movement, and acting style.
  
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    THE 527 - Survey of Theatre History Part I

    3 hrs.
    A survey of the history of Western theatre, part one.
  
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    THE 528 - Survey of Theatre History Part II

    3 hrs.
    A survey of the Western theatre, part two.
  
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    THE 530 - Summer Theatre I

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of staff. Concentrated applied theatre.
  
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    THE 531 - Summer Theatre II

    3 hrs.
    Continuation of THE 530 .
  
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    THE 533 - Design Studio I

    3 hrs.
    Rendering commonly used theatrical materials.
  
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    THE 534 - Design Studio II

    3 hrs.
    Scenographic techniques.
  
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    THE 550 - Audition Process

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor, audition, or advanced scene study. Methods and techniques needed for professional auditions and interviews.
  
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    THE 554 - Introduction to Acting for Camera

    3 hrs.
    An introduction to the practices of performing on camera and bridging the differences between acting for stage and screen.
  
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    THE 571 - Performance and Production Internship

    1-9 hrs.
    Professional experience in student's area of emphasis received while in residence with an approved professional organization.
  
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    THE 581 - Repertory Theatre

    3-9 hrs.
    Participation in the analysis and preparation of performances of plays in repertory. (Must enroll in three 3-hour sections.)
  
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    THE 597 - Theatre Exchange Studies Abroad

    9-15 hrs.
    Opportunity to study theater for one semester in an approved exchange program abroad. Offered under the auspices of the Center for International and Continuing Education.
  
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    THE 599 - British Studies in Theatre

    3-6 hrs.
    Offered under the auspices of the Center for International and Continuing Education.
  
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    THE 601 - Script Analysis

    3 hrs.
    A course in script analysis for actors, directors, and designers.
  
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    THE 603 - Advanced Stage Movement

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    An advanced-level course in stage movement and stage combat.
  
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    THE 606 - Dramatic and Performance Theory

    3 hrs.
    A survey of the theoretical relationships of dramatic literature and performance.
  
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    THE 611 - Seminar: Contemporary Trends in Theatre

    3 hrs.
  
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    THE 612 - Seminar in Theatre Production

    3 hrs.
    A seminar in the integration of research skills into the creative process. Research will encompass historical, critical, biographical, and anthropological fields. The course is designed to include all MFA disciplines.
  
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    THE 614 - Seminar in Acting and Directing

    3 hrs.
    An in-depth study of the relationship of the creative processes generated by the actor and the director to methods of production.
  
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    THE 616 - Advanced Scene Study

    3 hrs.
    Advanced scene study and improvisation techniques, including classic, absurdist, surrealist and verse drama.
  
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    THE 619 - Period Styles for Designers and Directors

    3 hrs.
    Graduate level course in theatre with an emphasis on historical research of period styles of fashion and decor.
  
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    THE 620 - Advanced Directing

    3 hrs.
    An advanced level course in stage directing techniques.
  
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    THE 626 - Scenic Design

    3 hrs.
    Elements of scene design. Play analysis in terms of visualization and style and the mechanics of developing an effective stage setting.
  
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    THE 635 - Advanced Scene Design

    3 hrs.
    An advanced course in scenography, including design techniques applicable to selected period styles. Emphasis placed on scenic design as an element of a total production concept.
  
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    THE 641 - Costume Technology Studio

    3 hrs.
    Studio class focused on draping and pattern making of costumes, millenary and other costume related technologies such as mask making, fabric dying and painting.
 

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