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Curricular Items

Posted: Thursday, December 6, 2018

Curricular Items

From the Chair of the College Senate Curriculum Committee
Advanced to the President
The following have been approved by the College Senate Curriculum Committee and forwarded to the president for review:

Program Revisions:
B.A. Physics, BA-NS PHY
B.S. Criminal Justice, BS-SOP CRJ
B.S. Nutrition and Dietetics Didactic Program, BS-SOP DPND

Course Revisions:
UNC 120 English Essentials: College Reading Skills
UNC 150 English Essentials II: The Reading and Writing Connection

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Advanced to the Curriculum Committee
The following have been received in the College Senate Office and forwarded to the College Senate Curriculum Committee for final fall 2018 review:

New Courses:
DMP 332 Theory and Analysis of Popular Music I. Prerequisite: MUS 231. The first course in a sequence addressing theoretical concepts, formal design, and compositional techniques of music rooted in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Western art music, learned through the study of their influence and the examination of their application in tonal and modal popular music and jazz repertoire. Offered fall semester.

IDE 356 Advanced Parametric Design. Prerequisite: IDE 352. Theory and application of visual programming as expression of parameters and rules that together define, encode, and clarify the relationship between design intent and design response. Focus on the creation and communication of interior architectural environments. Offered spring semester.

IDE 357 American Diversity and Design. Concentration on the ways in which physical and media environments affect various populations in the United States and the ways these populations have affected our designed environments. Introduction to issues of diversity including race, ethnicity, gender, class, age, physical ability, cognitive ability, and religion. Offered spring semester.

Course Revision:
IDE 303 Construction Documentation and Interior Detailing (formerly Interior Detailing). Understanding and creation of detailing and construction documentation of interior spaces. Offered fall semester.

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The following were received in the College Senate Office after the fall submission deadline and have been forwarded to the College Senate Curriculum Committee for spring 2019 review:

Course Revisions:
DES 101 Introduction to Two-Dimensional Design (cross-listed with AAD 102). Introductory course exploring basic skills and concepts in two-dimensional design. Technical, compositional, and creative problem-solving skill development through hands-on exploration of various media with an emphasis on creative design and concept development. Offered every semester beginning fall 2019.

DES 103 Introduction to Three-Dimensional Design (cross-listed with AAD 103). Introductory course exploring basic skills and concepts in three-dimensional design. Technical, compositional, and creative problem-solving skill development through hands-on exploration of various media with an emphasis on creativity and concept development. Offered every semester beginning fall 2019.

DES 108 Introduction to Digital Design and Fabrication (cross-listed with AAD 105). Prerequisite or corequisite: AAD 104. Digital fabrication application of vector graphics, pixel graphics, and computer-aided three-dimensional modeling for digital fabrication processes, including 3-D printing and laser cutting, with an emphasis on creative design and concept development. Offered every semester beginning fall 2019.

FAR 104 Themes and Issues in the Contemporary Arts. Introduction to important figures, movements, and concepts in recent art, architecture, and design. Development of students’ abilities to analyze works of art and to think critically about the role of art and the artist-designer in society. Offered every semester beginning fall 2019.

IDE 103 Digital Presentation Methods (cross-listed with AAD 104). Fundamentals of digital presentation techniques, vector and pixel graphics, desktop publishing, video production, and website design tools augmented by basic research methods and digital file management. Applications of these tools to creative projects. Offered every semester beginning fall 2019.

Course Revisions with Intellectual Foundations Designation:
ARTS
FAR 101 Drawing I (cross-listed with AAD 101). Fundamentals of drawing based primarily on the study and representation of objects and natural forms, with problems of analysis, composition, and structure in various media with an emphasis on creativity and concept development. Course involves both lecture and studio experience. Offered every semester beginning fall 2019.

FAR 250 Art History I (cross-listed with AAD 151). World history of painting, sculpture, architecture, and related arts from the Paleolithic period to the end of the Medieval period. Offered every semester beginning fall 2019.

FAR 251 Art History II: Art and the Body from the Renaissance to Modernity (cross-listed with AAD 152). Global introduction to artistic production and reception from the thirteenth-century through the twentieth. Analysis of technical, stylistic, and iconographical developments in changing social, political, religious, cultural, and historical circumstances. Course investigates how the human body conditions artistic production and shapes viewer response. Offered every semester beginning fall 2019.

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