Feb 27, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Catalog

Course Descriptions



 

 

Other Courses

  
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    CLS 500 - Clinical Training Certificate Program Part One


    Units: 7.5
    Forty hours of field studies per week
    Prerequisites: BS in Biology with an Emphasis in Clinical Laboratory Science or equivalent educational credential.The first phase of clinical training in a clinical laboratory at a partner hospital.
    Graded: Credit / No Credit
  
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    CLS 501 - Clinical Training Certificate Program Part II


    Units: 7.5
    40 hours field studies per week
    Prerequisites: BA in Biology with an Emphasis in Clinical Laboratory Science or equivalent educational credential.The second phase of clinical training in a clinical laboratory at a partner hospital.
    Graded: Credit / No Credit

Anthropology

  
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    ANTH 102 - Cultural Anthropology


    Units: 3
    Three hours lecture per week
    The study of recent and modern societies using a cross-cultural perspective to gain an understanding on the range of human expression in culture and society. Issues discussed include: ethnicity, gender, family structure, kinship, sex and marriage, socio-economic class, religion and the supernatural, language and culture, economics, political and social organization, art, and culture change.
    Graded: Letter Grade
    GenEd: D
    CI Mission Category(s): Multicultural Perspectives

  
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    ANTH 104 - Introduction To Bioanthropology


    Units: 3
    Three hours lecture per week
    Description: Introduces the concepts, methods of inquiry, and scientific explanations for biological evolution and their application to the human species. Topics may include genetics, evolutionary theory, human variation and biocultural adaptations, comparative primate anatomy and behavior, and the fossil evidence for human evolution. The scientific method serves as foundation of the course. Changed from lecture/lab to lecture effective F17
    Graded: Letter Grade
    GenEd: B2
  
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    ANTH 104L - Bioanthropology Laboratory


    Units: 1
    Three hours of lab per week
    Prerequisite(s): ANTH 104   concurrently or previously completed
    Provides a hands-on supplement to Introduction to Bioanthropology. Laboratory exercises introduce the concepts, methods of inquiry, and scientific explanations for biological evolution and their application to the human species, with an emphasis on the processes of natural selection. Topics may include: genetics, evolutionary theory, human variation and biocultural adaptations, comparative primate anatomy and behavior, and the fossil evidence for human evolution. The scientific method serves as foundation of the course. Lab split from ANTH 104 effective F17.
    Lab Fee $5
    Graded: Letter Grade
    GenEd: B3
  
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    ANTH 105 - Introduction to Archaeology


    Units: 3
    Three hours lecture per week
    A general survey of the history and goals of archaeology, with an emphasis on methods of data collection, dating, and interpretation. Additional topics include human adaptations to the cultural and natural worlds, the development of complex societies, and the application of archaeological knowledge to the present.
    GenEd: D
  
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    ANTH 106 - Culture and Communication: Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology


    Units: 3
    Three hours lecture per week
    Surveys the study of communication from an anthropological perspective. Provides students with an overview of how humans interact and communicate using verbal and nonverbal language. Students learn how language both reflects and shapes thought, culture, and power/status. Exposes students to anthropological theories of language origin, language use, and cultural issues associated with language in cross-cultural contexts.
    GenEd: D
  
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    ANTH 310 - World Prehistory


    Units: 3
    Three hours lecture per week
    Traces the relationship between the physical geography and the development of ancient civilizations throughout the world, beginning 15,000 years ago and ending with the rise of feudalism in Europe and Japan. Discusses the change from hunting and gathering groups to sedentary agriculturalists and pastoralists, that gave rise to later complex social and political organizations. Examines art, architecture, science, religion, economy, and social and political systems.
    Graded: Letter Grade
  
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    ANTH 323 - Native Californians


    Units: 3
    Three hours lecture per week
    Prerequisite(s): Junior Standing and successful completion of Golden Four GE Areas (A1, A2, A3, B4)
    Explores the origins and diversity of Native American cultures and societies in California from antiquity to today. Topics include: cultural continuity and change, land-use patterns, subsistence and technology, political and economic systems, religion and art, and how people related to their specific regional environments. Also examines the impacts of European and Euro-American colonization, and contemporary issues of concern to Native American communities.
    Course Fee $60
    Graded: Letter Grade
    GenEd: UDGE-D
    CI Mission Category(s): Multicultural Perspectives

  
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    ANTH 327 - Oral History and the Community


    Units: 3
    Three hours lecture per week
    Prerequisite(s): ANTH 102  and Junior Standing and successful completion of Golden Four GE Areas (A1, A2, A3, B4)
    Outlines and develops the use of oral history as a research method from the 19th century to the present using examples drawn from anthropology, folklore and history. Explores different styles of interview techniques, including directed and open-ended interviews, questionnaires, and equipment with emphasis on broad, community-based research designs.
    Graded: Student Option - Graded or Credit/No Credit
    GenEd: UDGE-D
    CI Mission Category(s): Community Engagement

  
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    ANTH 332 - Human Ecology (Cross-listed as ESRM 332)


    Units: 3
    Three hours lecture per week
    Prerequisite(s): Junior Standing and successful completion of Golden Four GE Areas (A1, A2, A3, B4)
    Places humans into the environment in historical and global contexts. Discusses systems theory as it applies to human adaptation to the environment. Studies the relations among political power, ideology, and resources, integrating concepts from ecology with those from social sciences. Theories and forecasts of human population growth and migration among regions and cultures. Social and environmental impacts of population and age distribution. Natural resource constraints on growth. Topics from land development, resource planning, environmental quality, politics, economic growth, conflicts and wars.
    Course Fee $0-$500
    Same as: ESRM 332
    GenEd: UDGE-D
    CI Mission Category(s): Interdisciplinary Approaches

  
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    ANTH 345 - Human Evolution and Diversity


    Units: 3
    Three hours lecture per week
    Prerequisite(s): Junior Standing and successful completion of Golden Four GE Areas (A1, A2, A3, B4)
    Human biological evolution from the African savannah of 5 million years ago to the present, focusing upon adaptation to environmental conditions, disease, diet. Includes segments on: ecology, evolutionary theory, genetics, natural selection, non-human primates. Discusses the concept of race from an anthropological perspective. Includes issues of: speciation and race, adaptation to cold, heat, desert, tropics, and diseases. Compares ethnicity vs. race.
    Graded: Letter grade
    GenEd: UDGE-B
    CI Mission Category(s): Interdisciplinary Approaches

  
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    ANTH 352 - Applied Anthropology


    Units: 3
    Three hours lecture per week
    Prerequisite(s): ANTH 102  
    Examines the applications of theory, methods and skills of the four subfields of anthropology to the solve contemporary social problems. Provides a history of applied anthropology and a conceptual framework for understanding different approaches in the field. Issues and topics covered include international development, social inequality and poverty, business and industry, education, law/criminal justice, environmental issues, and other domains.
    Fee varies from 0 - 500 dollars (range due to travel related class)
    Graded: Letter Grade
  
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    ANTH 353 - Visual Anthropology


    Units: 3
    Three hours lecture per week
    Prerequisite(s): ANTH 102  
    Covers the growing field of visual anthropology focusing on the theoretical and practical aspects related to film and photography in social research. Students examine the use of visual material in anthropological research and in the presentation and consumption of anthropological knowledge, focusing particularly on photography and film, and address visuality itself as a domain of anthropological inquiry, exploring ways of seeing in culturally and historically specific contexts. Particular attention will be paid to the relationships between seeing, being seen, and modern formations of identity.
    Graded: Letter Grade
  
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    ANTH 361 - Peoples And Cultures Of Latin America And The Caribbean


    Units: 3
    Three hours seminar per week
    Prerequisite(s): ANTH 102  
    Explores the diversity of peoples and cultures of Latin America and the Caribbean with emphasis on indigenous communities and their relationship with the environment. Focuses on indigenous peoples pre-contact and the subsequent impact of colonization, cultural and regional diversity, patterns of subsistence and social organizations, reliance on natural resources, and conflicts between indigenous rights and global interests.
    Graded: Letter Grade
  
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    ANTH 365 - Natural History And Resource Management Of The California Channel Islands (Cross-listed as ESRM 365)


    Units: 3
    Three hours lecture per week
    Prerequisite(s): ESRM 200  or ESRM 205 , or Consent of Instructor
    Examines the natural and cultural history of the California Channel Islands. Students will learn to identify the current threats and future management needs of the islands.
    Graded: Letter Grade
    Same as: ESRM 365
  
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    ANTH 375 - Qualitative Research Methods in Anthropology


    Units: 3
    Three hours lecture per week
    Prerequisite(s): ANTH 102  
    Introduction to qualitative data collection and analysis in anthropology. Topics include research design, interviewing, participant observation, cross-verification of data, interactive data gathering, participatory learning, rapid rural appraisal, data interpretation, ethical and legal issues. (Formerly ANTH 475)
    Graded: Letter Grade
  
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    ANTH 377 - Archaeological Method And Theory


    Units: 3
    Three hours lecture per week
    Prerequisite(s): ANTH 105  
    Description: In-depth study of the methodological and theoretical foundations of archaeology. Considers the assumptions, models, and techniques archaeologists use to analyze and interpret material culture, as well as the ethical considerations of contemporary archaeological inquiry. Topics covered include research design, dating techniques, field and laboratory methods, classification and debates in modern theory. Class activities may include field and/or laboratory exercises.
    Variable - Lab fee $0 - $500
    Graded: Letter Grade
  
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    ANTH 442 - The African Diaspora (Cross-listed as HIST 442)


    Units: 3
    Three hours lecture per week
    Prerequisite(s): Junior Standing and successful completion of Golden Four GE Areas (A1, A2, A3, B4)
    Examines the dispersal of Africans to other continents over the last two thousand years. Special attention will be paid to the African slave trade, identity formation, and nationalism. The course employs interdisciplinary methods borrowed from anthropology, art history, linguistics, and literature.
    Graded: Letter Grade
    Same as: HIST 442
    GenEd: UDGE-D
    CI Mission Category(s): International Perspectives, Multicultural Perspectives

  
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    ANTH 443 - Medical Anthropology: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Health and Healing


    Units: 3
    Three hours lecture per week
    Prerequisite(s): Junior Standing and successful completion of Golden Four GE Areas (A1, A2, A3, B4)
    Povides a cross-cultural perspective on human health issues. Uses biological, cultural, and behavioral approaches to understanding the concepts of diseases and their treatment, ethnoscience, health, and complementary and alternative medicine placed in a global perspective.
    Graded: Student Option
    GenEd: UDGE - D
    CI Mission Category(s): Multicultural Perspectives

  
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    ANTH 444 - Values and Valuables (Cross-listed as ECON 444)


    Units: 3
    Three hours lecture per week
    Prerequisite(s): ANTH 102  or ECON 110  and Junior Standing and successful completion of Golden Four GE Areas (A1, A2, A3, B4)
    Examination of the intimate linkages between the creation of cultural values and the perception of economic value through the analysis of production and exchange in various cultural contexts. Synthesis of the debates in the field of economic anthropology and application to pre-historic, modern, Western and non-Western societies.
    Graded: Letter Grade
    Same as: ECON 444  
    GenEd: UDGE-D
    CI Mission Category(s): Interdisciplinary Approaches

  
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    ANTH 445 - The Seacoast Through Time


    Units: 3
    Three hours seminar per week
    Prerequisite(s): ANTH 102   or ANTH 105  
    Places the coastal experience in a broad temporal perspective, envisioning the seacoast as a dynamic interface between the marine and terrestrial environments that have provided humans access to a variety of opportunities related to: resource exploitation, transportation, colonization, cultural interaction, trade, conflict, and inspiration. The course examines the multidirectional ways that humans and the ocean interact. Cultures and societies discussed include prehistoric and contemporary groups from around the globe. Specific groups will vary by semester. Students also examine contemporary pressing problems related to these topics, and apply their knowledge of anthropology to recommend ways of resolving them.
    Course Fee $0-$200
    Graded: Letter Grade
  
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    ANTH 446 - Altered States of Consciousness


    Units: 3
    Three hours seminar per week
    Prerequisite(s): Junior Standing and successful completion of Golden Four GE Areas (A1, A2, A3, B4)
    Throughout time and space humans have used auditory driving (drumming), sensory deprivation, meditation, trance, psychotropic substances, and other methods to produce altered states of consciousness. The intentional pursuit of altered states is so common that it may be one of the few human universals. Employing cross-cultural perspectives, this course explores how altered states are achieved, in what contexts, and by whom; what purposes such mindsets are believed to serve; and how these practices are manifested in art, ritual performance, and other mediums.
    Graded: Letter Grade
    GenEd: UDGE-D
    CI Mission Category(s): Interdisciplinary Approaches

  
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    ANTH 464 - Anthropology of Gender


    Units: 3
    Three hours seminar per week
    Prerequisite(s): ANTH 102  
    Description: Provides an overview of anthropological approaches to the study of gender, including the ways in which gender shapes cultural systems and how it varies cross-culturally and across time and space. Discusses biological and evolutionary perspectives on gender, domestic/public dichotomy, division of labor, cultural constructions of femininity and masculinity, how conceptions of the body inform gender and sexual identity, third genders and alternative sexualities, and the roles of the state, kinship, and ideology in gender systems.
    Graded: Letter Grade
  
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    ANTH 470 - The Development of Anthropological Perspectives


    Units: 3
    Three hours seminar per week
    Prerequisite(s): ANTH 102  
    Introduction to the development of anthropological thought from the discipline foundation to recent trends. Surveys and critically analyzes major schools of anthropological thought employed in explaining human behavior and phenomena. Theoretical perspectives discussed include evolutionary theory, functionalism, structuralism, cultural materialism, and symbolic/interpretative anthropology.
    Graded: Letter Grade
  
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    ANTH 480 - Archaeological Reconnaissance


    Units: 3
    Six hours activity per week
    Prerequisite(s): ANTH 105  
    Provides an introduction to the different approaches and methods related to archaeological reconnaissance, which involves the discovery, evaluation, and recording of cultural resources. Emphasis will be placed on the theory and practical application of archaeological field research skills associated with site survey. Course topics include sampling strategies; site identification; evaluation of site locations and conditions (such as soils, landscape formations, plant habitats, and urban disturbance); site documentation and reporting techniques; and legislative compliance. Repeatable up to 6 units.
    Graded: Letter Grade
  
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    ANTH 481 - Archaeological Excavation


    Units: 3
    Six hours activity per week
    Prerequisite(s): ANTH 105  
    Provides an intensive introduction to the different approaches and methods associated with archaeological excavation through direct participation and active discussion. The process of excavation, from start to finish, will be covered including legislative requirements, research designs, logistical planning, horizontal and stratigraphic excavation, excavation tools and methods, site formation processes, and site documentation. Excavation locations will vary dependent on availability and the research interests of faculty. The majority of the work will be undertaken off campus. Repeatable up to 6 units.
    Graded: Letter Grade
  
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    ANTH 485 - Forensic Anthropology


    Units: 3
    Two hours seminar and three hours lab per week
    Prerequisite(s): ANTH 104  , ANTH 104L   and ANTH 105  
    Description: Examines the study of human skeletal remains in a legal context. Topics addressed include skeletal element identification, taphonomy of the burial environment, methods of individual and trauma identification, and methodologies that address cause-of-death.
    Lab Fee $30
    Graded: Letter Grade
  
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    ANTH 486 - Experimental Archaelogy


    Units: 3
    Two hours seminar and three hours laboratory per week
    Prerequisite(s): ANTH 105  
    Understanding technologies of the past through replication, experimentation, and discussion. Emphasis will be placed on making stone tools, basketry, and pottery, among other technologies that have been common and important to human societies throughout the world. The cultural significance of these technologies will also be considered, including their relationships to subsistence, social organization, exchange, status, and identity. A lab fee is required.
    Lab Fee $45
    Graded: Letter Grade
  
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    ANTH 489 - Professionalism In Anthropology


    Units: 3
    Three hours seminar per week
    Prerequisite(s): ANTH 102  , ANTH 104  ,ANTH 104L  , ANTH 105  , and ANTH 106  
    Description: Focuses on preparing students for careers in Anthropology and related fields. Emphasizes the development of senior capstones including identifying research questions and appropriate methodologies, conducting background research, obtaining approval for data collection, and thesis writing. Also discusses other aspects of professionalism including CVs and portfolios, networking, ethics, and employment case studies.
    Graded: Letter Grade
  
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    ANTH 490 - Seminar in Anthropology


    Units: 3
    Three hours seminar per week
    This seminar explores a different topic each term. Repeatable by topic up to 9 units.
  
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    ANTH 492 - Internship


    Units: 1-3
    Variable hours activity per week
    Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor
    Individual internship for advanced students of Anthropology. Repeatable up to 6 units.
    Graded: Student Option - Graded or Credit/No Credit
  
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    ANTH 494 - Independent Study


    Units: 1-3
    Variable hours per week
    Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor
    Independent contracted study for advanced students who wish to propose a course of study not currently offered in the curriculum. Repeatable, up to 6 units may be applied to the major.
    Graded: Letter Grade
  
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    ANTH 499 - Capstone Project


    Units: 3
    Three hours seminar per week
    Prerequisite(s): Senior Standing or Consent of Instructor
    Description: Complete an original research project based on a specifica
    Graded: Letter Grade

Arabic

  
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    ARAB 101 - Elementary Arabic I


    Units: 4
    Four hours lecture per week
    First course in Modern Standard Arabic. Features some exposure to the Egyptian dialect. Aims at developing elementary communicative skills and knowledge about the Arab-speaking world. Not intended for students with prior knowledge of Arabic.
    Graded: Letter Grade
    GenEd: C2, Language
  
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    ARAB 102 - Elementary Arabic II


    Units: 4
    Four hours lecture per week
    Prerequisite(s): ARAB 101  or Consent of Instructor
    Second course in Modern Standard Arabic, and features some exposure to the Egyptian dialect. It aims at the continued development of students’ elementary communicative skills and knowledge about the Arab-speaking world. Not intended for students with prior knowledge of Arabic.
    Graded: Letter Grade
    GenEd: C2, Language

Art

  
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    ART 100 - Understanding Fine Arts Processes


    Units: 3
    Two hours lecture and two hours activity per week
    Entry level art experience for non Art majors. This course integrates elements of drawing, painting, sculpture and mixed media techniques. Students gain an understanding of the function of Art in everyday life through participation in the artistic process.
    Lab fee $25
    GenEd: C1
  
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    ART 101 - What is Art?


    Units: 3
    Three hours lecture per week
    Introductory art appreciation course that examines art, and its meanings and values. Students learn to analyze and interpret art from diverse cultures and artistic traditions.
    Graded: Letter Grade
    GenEd: C1
    CI Mission Category(s): Multicultural Perspectives

  
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    ART 102 - Multicultural Children’s Art


    Units: 3
    Two hours lecture and two hours activity per week
    Hands-on creation of artistic projects emphasize the importance of art in the child’s development and the understanding of multicultural art traditions in subject matter, materials and processes. Historical contexts and indigenous aesthetics are investigated, as they relate to the development of primary skills and appreciation for art and the creative process.
    Lab fee $25
    GenEd: C1
    CI Mission Category(s): Multicultural Perspectives

  
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    ART 104 - Ceramics for Non-Majors


    Units: 3
    Two hours lecture and two hours activity per week
    Encompasses a fundamental study of the basic building techniques and conceptual applications of the medium of clay.  Students will sample the dynamic possibilities within the material, with basic hand-building, wheel-throwing, and glaze application techniques. Repeat 2 times up to 6 units
    Graded: Student Option
  
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    ART 105 - Drawing and Composition


    Units: 3
    Six hours activity per week
    Basic fundamentals of drawing are explored through the use of various techniques and media. Investigations into line, value, perspective and composition as related to surface and pictorial space is also investigated.
    Lab fee $25
  
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    ART 106 - Color and Design


    Units: 3
    Six hours activity per week
    Explorations in basic color theory are conducted within two-and three-dimensional design contexts. Visual elements including line, shape, form and texture are explored incorporating elements of color interaction, harmony and dissonance within a variety of visual motifs.
    Graded: Letter Grade
  
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    ART 107 - Life Drawing


    Units: 3
    Six hours activity per week
    The study of the human figure and its representation depicted through gesture, contour value and volume. Anatomy, proportion, foreshortening and structure are explored through observation of props and live models.
    Lab fee $15
    Graded: Graded
  
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    ART 108 - Visual Technologies


    Units: 3
    Two hours lecture and two hours activity per week
    An introductory survey of visual technologies commonly used by artists and designers. Projects explore software applications as they relate to current methods of digital art production. Emphasis is on the development of fundamental computer skills and an understanding of the relationship between digital media and visual design.
  
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    ART 110 - Caves to Cathedrals: History of Western Art I


    Units: 3
    Three hours lecture per week
    Description: Survey of the history of art, architecture, and visual and material culture from prehistory through ca. 1300 in the Western world. Includes Mesopotamian, Persian, Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Islamic, Romanesque, and Gothic art. Places works of art and architecture in their artistic and cultural contexts traces the early development of Western artistic traditions.
    Graded: Letter Grade
    GenEd: C1
  
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    ART 111 - Mona Lisa to Monet and Beyond: History of Western Art II


    Units: 3
    Three hours lecture per week
    Description: Survey of the history of art, architecture, and visual and material culture of the Western world from the European Renaissance to the 21st century. Places works of art and architecture in their historical contexts and traces the development of artistic traditions as a form of cultural expression.
    Graded: Letter Grade
    GenEd: C1
  
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    ART 112 - Art of the Eastern World


    Units: 3
    Three hours lecture per week
    Exploration of painting, architecture, and crafts of India, China, Japan, and Southeast Asia. An examination of artistic, cultural, and historical events explores the exchange of influences and ideas related to Eastern cultures.
    GenEd: C1
    CI Mission Category(s): International Perspectives

  
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    ART 201 - Painting


    Units: 3
    Six hours activity per week
    Prerequisite(s): ART 105 , ART 106  and ART 107  
    An introduction to basic painting materials and techniques. Experiments in representational and abstract painting will explore oil, acrylic, and water-based media. Particular emphasis will be on the development of fundamental skills and the understanding of color, shape, surface and pictorial structure.
    Lab fee $15
  
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    ART 202 - Sculpture


    Units: 3
    Six hours activity per week
    Prerequisite(s): ART 105 , ART 106  and ART 107  
    An introduction to basic sculpture materials and techniques. Experiments in representational and abstract sculpture will explore a variety of three-dimensional materials through additive and subtractive sculptural processes. Particular emphasis will be on the development of fundamental skills and the understanding of design, form and structural elements.
    Lab fee $40
  
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    ART 203 - Illustration


    Units: 3
    Six hours activity per week
    Prerequisite(s): ART 105 , ART 106  and ART 107  
    An introduction to basic materials and rendering techniques utilized in commercial illustration including a variety of media and styles exploring quash, colored pencils, pen and ink, pastels and markers. Emphasis is on the development of fundamental skills and concepts required to execute successful illustrations.
  
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    ART 204 - Graphic Design


    Units: 3
    Six hours activity per week
    Prerequisite(s): ART 108  
    Description: An introduction to basic concepts in graphic design for print and electronic media. Projects incorporating traditional and digital media explore typography, layout and visual design. Particular emphasis is on the development of fundamental skills leading to the ability to communicate ideas through the use of text and visual imagery.
    Lab Fee $15
    Graded: Letter Grade
  
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    ART 205 - Multimedia


    Units: 3
    Six hours activity per week
    Prerequisite(s): ART 105  or ART 106  or ART 107  or COMP 105  or Consent of Instructor
    An introduction to techniques and concepts involved in the production of interactive multimedia. Projects explore basic interactive technologies utilized in the creation of digital graphics, websites and computer game designs.
  
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    ART 206 - Animation


    Units: 3
    Six hours activity per week
    Prerequisite(s): ART 105  or ART 106  or ART 107  or ART 108  or COMP 105  or Consent of Instructor
    An introduction to basic techniques and processes involved in the production of animation. Projects include elements of concept and story development, character design, story boarding, timing, key framing, inbetweening, and cell production leading to the creation of short works in animation.
    Lab fee $15
  
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    ART 207 - Ceramics


    Units: 3
    Six hours activity per week
    Prerequisite(s): ART 105  and ART 106  
    Explorations into a wide variety of ceramic ideas, techniques and materials utilized in the development of hand-building methods as applied to sculptural and vessel forms. Basic competence with the potter’s wheel will also be covered.
    Lab fee $40
  
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    ART 208 - The Physics of Art and Visual Perception (Cross-listed as PHYS 208)


    Units: 3
    Two hours lecture and two hours activity per week
    A course on the physics of light, color, art, and visual perception. The course will cover the nature of light and optical phenomena, the perception and psychology of color, the reproduction of color in different media, and the analysis of art from a science perspective. The emphasis is on factors which permit the artist and observer to understand and more fully control the design and interpretation of images of all kinds. Demonstrations, experiments, and video/computer simulations are used to analyze signals received by the eyes or instruments.
    Same as: PHYS 208  
    GenEd: B1, C1
    CI Mission Category(s): Interdisciplinary Approaches

  
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    ART 209 - Photography


    Units: 3
    Six hours activity per week
    Fundamental techniques and theories of photographic media are explored through studio experiments into various genres of photography including documentary, fine art, and commercial applications. Through a series of projects that build upon one another, students produce photographic work that leads toward the development of a personal style and vision.
    Graded: Letter Grade
  
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    ART 211 - Visual Story Design


    Units: 3
    Six hours activity per week
    Prerequisite(s): ART 108  , ART 203  , and ART 209  
    Using a variety of drawing, cartooning and illustration methods, students will create linear and non-linear narratives that will express ideas and concepts in story form. Hand-drawn images will be scanned, formatted and ultimately presented in a digital animatic format that involves visual transitions, time and motion.
  
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    ART 212 - Video Production


    Units: 3
    Six hours activity per week
    Prerequisite(s): ART 108  , ART 209  
    Students develop video production skills while creating videos in a variety of genres and forms. Through a series of practical applications of methods and technique, students’ express their aesthetic vision and technical skills in the processes of pre-production, production and post-production.
  
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    ART 220 - The Art and Design of Rock and Roll


    Units: 3
    Three hours lecture per week
    Investigates the aesthetics and visual art behind rock music, with a specific focus on the principles, history, and influence of graphic design and typography. Examines the transformation of graphic art from album cover to poster design, film, fashion, and screen.
    GenEd: C1
  
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    ART 231 - The Beatles: Music, Fashion, and Culture (Cross-listed as PAMU 231)


    Units: 3
    Three hours lecture per week
    An exploration into the music, fashion, films, and cultural influences of the Beatles. Examines their musical periods and unique visual presentations, illustrating how they reflected and affected the evolution of contemporary popular music and culture from the 1960s to today.
    Same as: PAMU 231  
    GenEd: C1
    CI Mission Category(s): Interdisciplinary Approaches

  
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    ART 300 - Art History: Tools And Methods


    Units: 3
    Three hours seminar per week
    An introduction to research, methodologies, analyses and writings specific to the discipline of art history. Utilizes case studies selected from a variety of cultures and time periods, and addresses multiple resources available for researching and interpreting art historical material, including emerging digital technologies. Effective Fall 2015, changed from ART 200
    Graded: Letter Grade
  
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    ART 310 - Two-dimensional Art: Painting Media and Techniques


    Units: 3
    Six hours activity per week
    Prerequisite(s): ART 108  and ART 201  
    Studio projects explore media and methodologies in painting, drawing and related two-dimensional art forms. Assignments emphasize the integration of traditional art materials and techniques with related digital art technologies in the creation of two-dimensional art projects.
  
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    ART 311 - Three-dimensional Art: Sculpture Media and Techniques


    Units: 3
    Six hours activity per week
    Prerequisite(s): ART 108  and ART 202  
    Studio projects explore media and methodologies in sculpture, ceramics and other three-dimensional art forms. Assignments emphasize the integration of traditional art materials and techniques with related digital art technologies in the creation of three-dimensional art projects.
    Lab fee $40
  
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    ART 312 - Digital Media Art: Time-based Imaging


    Units: 3
    Six hours activity per week
    Prerequisite(s): ART 108  and ART 205  
    Explores the fundamentals of motion design using industry-standard software applications. Projects integrate a range of subjects including: matting, masking, animated text, audio, and visual effects, delivered across various platforms.
  
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    ART 313 - Communication Design Technology: Graphic Design for Print Media


    Units: 3
    Six hours activity per week
    Prerequisite(s): ART 108  and ART 204  
    Studio projects explore media and methodologies in typography and graphic design for print media. Assignments emphasize the integration of traditional design concepts with digital art technology in projects created for print and Internet applications.
  
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    ART 314 - Digital Media Art: Digital Photography


    Units: 3
    Six hours activity per week
    Prerequisite(s): ART 108  
    An introduction to digital photography as an art form. Investigations into photographic processes include camera techniques, lighting, color imaging, photographic composition and visual design. Digital photographic software applications, monochrome prints and digital color image manipulation will be explored as related to photographic media and traditions. Photography as a commercial medium will also be investigated.
    Lab fee $40
  
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    ART 315 - Animation Media and Techniques


    Units: 3
    Six hours activity per week
    Prerequisite(s): ART 206  
    Specialized media and artistic techniques utilized in the creation of animation are incorporated in the production of projects for video, film, multimedia and the Internet. Individual and group assignments explore a range of traditional materials combined with emerging digital processes to produce completed works in animation.
  
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    ART 316 - Digital Illustration and Painting


    Units: 3
    Six hours activity per week
    Prerequisite(s): ART 108 , ART 201  and ART 203  
    Explorations into the utilization of computer-based technology in the creation of digital illustration and painting. Techniques and processes include digital drawing and painting projects that incorporate the use of vector and raster software programs. Investigations into the various applications of digital-based artwork will also be investigated.
    A lab fee is required.
    Graded: 10021
  
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    ART 317 - Video Game Production


    Units: 3
    Six hours activity per week
    Prerequisite(s): ART 205  
    Description: An art workshop course focused on conceptualizing, designing, and producing a 3D video game. Industry-standard game development tools will be used to create a game that is a work of art in terms of gameplay, story, interface, and visual appeal.
    Graded: Letter Grade
  
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    ART 318 - Three-Dimensional Art: Ceramic Sculpture and Techniques


    Units: 3
    Six hours activity per week
    Prerequisite(s): ART 108 , ART 207  
    Studio projects explore media and methodologies in sculpture and ceramics. Assignments emphasize the integration of traditional art materials and techniques with related digital art technologies in the creation of three-dimensional art projects.
    Graded: Letter Grade
  
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    ART 320 - Two-dimensional Art: Painting Theory and Process


    Units: 3
    Six hours activity per week
    Prerequisite(s): ART 310  
    Studio topics explore thematic approaches in the development of visual continuity and technical competency working in painting, drawing and related art processes. At this phase of study, projects focus on the integration of artistic concept, technique and proficiency in the use of two-dimensional media in the creation of individual works of art. Repeatable for up to 6 units.
    Lab fee $15
  
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    ART 321 - Three-dimensional Art: Sculpture Theory and Process


    Units: 3
    Six hours activity per week
    Prerequisite(s): ART 311  
    Studio topics explore theoretical approaches in the development of visual continuity and technical competency working in sculpture, ceramics and related art processes. At this phase of study, projects focus on the integration of artistic concept, technique and proficiency in the use of three-dimensional media in the creation of individual works of art. Repeatable for up to 6 units.
    Lab fee $40
  
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    ART 322 - Digital Media Art: Time-based Compositing and Visual Effects


    Units: 3
    Six hours activity per week
    Prerequisite(s): ART 312  
    Examines the processes involved in using video, motion graphics, and audio in the creation of time-based artworks. Covers all phases of project development, from workflow and pre-production, to visual effects and post-production. Emphasis is placed on artistic concepts and technological proficiency. Repeatable for up to 6 units.
    Lab fee $15
  
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    ART 323 - Communication Design Technology: Packaging and Pre-press


    Units: 3
    Six hours activity per week
    Prerequisite(s): ART 313  
    Studio topics explore thematic approaches in the development of visual continuity and technical competency working in graphic design, production art and product identity in preparation for mass media distribution. At this phase of study, projects focus on the integration of artistic concept and technological proficiency in the creation of design projects for print, packaging, and publishing. Repeatable for up to 6 units.
    Lab fee $15
  
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    ART 324 - Communication Design Technology: Web Design


    Units: 3
    Six hours activity per week
    Prerequisite(s): ART 204  or ART 205  or consent of instructor
    Studio Projects investigate artistic techniques and digital applications leading to the design and implementation of Websites. The course explores factors that affect Web layout and design, such as browser, screen resolution, navigation, connection speed, typography, graphics, and color. An introduction to basic HTML will also be covered. Repeat 2 times up to 6 units.
    Graded: Letter Grade
  
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    ART 325 - Digital Media Art: Digital Filmmaking


    Units: 3
    Six hours activity per week
    Prerequisite(s): ART 312  and ART 314  
    Studio projects focus on filmmaking as an art form. Emerging digital technologies simulate traditional motion picture production. Assignments include aspects of producing, storyboarding, directing, cinematography, lighting, and editing in digital formats, resulting in short digital film projects presented on DVD. Repeatable for up to 6 units.
  
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    ART 326 - Digital Media Art: 3D Computer Animation


    Units: 3
    Six hours activity per week
    Prerequisite(s): ART 206  and ART 312  or Consent of Instructor
    Studio projects explore applications of digital technologies utilized in the production of 3D Computer Animation. Assignments involve character design, wire frame modeling, texture mapping, lighting techniques, motion paths and animation techniques. Class projects result in the creation of CGI and 3D animation presented on video or DVD. Repeatable for up to 6 units.
  
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    ART 327 - Communication Design Technology: Multimedia Theory and Process


    Units: 3
    Six hours activity per week
    Prerequisite(s): ART 206  or ART 312  or Consent of Instructor
    In-depth exploration of artistic techniques and visual concepts involved in the production of interactive multimedia. Projects investigate interactive technologies utilized in the design and creation of digital graphics, websites and computer games while emphasizing creative project development and artistic skills. Repeatable for up to 6 units.
  
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    ART 328 - Digital Media Art: Photographic Theory and Process


    Units: 3
    Six hours activity per week
    Prerequisite(s): ART 314  
    Artistic theories and digital imaging processes involved in photography as an art form and commercial medium are explored through in-depth projects including camera techniques, lighting, color imaging, photographic composition and visual design. Digital photographic software applications utilized in the creation of color and monochrome prints as well as custom image manipulation will be investigated. A focus on subject matter, history and trends in photographic media will also be covered. Repeatable for up to 6 units.
    Lab fee $40
  
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    ART 329 - Three-dimensional Art: Ceramics Theory and Process


    Units: 3
    Six hours activity per week
    Prerequisite(s): ART 207  
    In-depth exploration into sculptural and throwing skills, including theories and processes involved in glaze materials and specialized ceramic techniques. Functionality of gas and electric kilns in oxidation and reduction atmospheres will also be covered through individual and class projects that explore the application of ceramic technology and media as a vital and expressive art form. Repeatable for up to 6 units.
    Lab fee $40
  
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    ART 330 - Critical Thinking in a Visual World


    Units: 3
    Three hours lecture per week
    Prerequisite(s): Junior Standing and successful completion of Golden Four GE Areas (A1, A2, A3, B4)
    A critical look at subjective responses and objective reasoning in relation to works of art, architecture, and visual and material culture. Explores the rhetorical power of objects, sites, and images in the structuring of historical and contemporary life. Comparative studies address such topics as: religious and cultural symbolism, logos and branding, the creation of private and civic spaces, and intersections of art and science, historically and in the contemporary world.
    GenEd: UDGE-C
    CI Mission Category(s): Interdisciplinary Approaches

  
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    ART 331 - Art, Society, and Mass Media (Cross-listed as COMM 331)


    Units: 3
    Three hours lecture per week
    Prerequisite(s): Junior Standing and successful completion of Golden Four GE Areas (A1, A2, A3, B4)
    The study of synergetic relationships between visual art and human communication dating back to the roots of civilization. Comparative studies in art and communication link ancient traditions to the development of contemporary mass media, including: print, photography, film, television and the internet.
    Same as: COMM 331 - Art, Society, and Mass Media (Cross-listed as ART 331) COMM 331
    GenEd: UDGE-C, UDGE-D
    CI Mission Category(s): Interdisciplinary Approaches

  
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    ART 332 - Multicultural Art Movements


    Units: 3
    Three hours lecture per week
    Prerequisite(s): Junior Standing and successful completion of Golden Four GE Areas (A1, A2, A3, B4)
    A exploration into the arts and crafts originating in African, Asian, Latin American, Middle Eastern and Native American cultures. Emphasis is on the understanding of traditions and historical contexts, as well as the exploration of indigenous methods and aesthetics.
    GenEd: UDGE-C
    CI Mission Category(s): Interdisciplinary Approaches, Multicultural Perspectives

  
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    ART 333 - History of Southern California Chicana/o Art (Cross-listed as HIST 333, CHS 333)


    Units: 3
    Three hours lecture per week
    Prerequisite(s): Junior Standing and successful completion of Golden Four GE Areas (A1, A2, A3, B4)
    An exploration of the Southern California Chicana/o culture focusing on the genesis, vitality, and diversity represented in the painting, sculpture, and artistic traditions of Mexican-American artists. Historical movements, politics, cultural trends, and Mexican folklore underlying the development of this dynamic style of art will be investigated within a variety of contexts.
    Same as: HIST 333 , CHS 333  
    GenEd: UDGE-C, UDGE-D
    CI Mission Category(s): Interdisciplinary Approaches, Multicultural Perspectives

  
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    ART 334 - The Business of Art (Cross-listed as BUS 334)


    Units: 3
    Three hours lecture per week
    Prerequisite(s): Junior Standing and successful completion of Golden Four GE Areas (A1, A2, A3, B4)
    Exploration into aspects of the art world business, including the financial activities of art consultants, private dealers, commercial galleries, corporate art collections, public museums, and international auction houses. Case studies in art marketing, gallery and museum management, contracts and commissions, as well as public image and career development will be investigated.
    Graded: Letter Grade
    Same as: BUS 334  
    GenEd: UDGE-C, UDGE-D
    CI Mission Category(s): Interdisciplinary Approaches

  
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    ART 336 - Art and Music: Dissonance, Diversity, and Continuity (Cross-listed as PAMU 336)


    Units: 3
    Three hours lecture per week
    Prerequisite(s): Junior Standing and successful completion of Golden Four GE Areas (A1, A2, A3, B4)
    An interdisciplinary analysis of the essential elements defining modern and contemporary art and music. Discusses how artistic characteristics and music issues of the period are connected and intertwined within specific historic and cultural environments.
    Graded: Letter Grade
    Same as: PAMU 336
    GenEd: UDGE-C
    CI Mission Category(s): Interdisciplinary Approaches

  
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    ART 337 - Art on Film and Film as Art


    Units: 3
    Three hours lecture per week
    Prerequisite(s): Junior Standing or Consent of Instructor
    An interdisciplinary study of the relationships between film and traditional visual arts such as painting, sculpture and architecture. Comparative analyses expose the visual and conceptual modalities of expression used by film and art to create symbolic meanings and reveal complex links that exist between still and moving images within specific artistic, cultural, and historical contexts.
    Graded: Letter Grade
  
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    ART 338 - Psychology of Art and Artists (Cross-listed as PSY 338)


    Units: 3
    Three hours lecture per week
    Prerequisite(s): Junior Standing and successful completion of Golden Four GE Areas (A1, A2, A3, B4)
    An inquiry into the mind of the artist and the psychological dynamics that underlie the creative process. Emphasis is placed on deciphering personal allegory and universal symbolism hidden within a wide range of visual and conceptual genre in painting, sculpture, film, and music. The self-image of the artist will be examined from private and public point of view.
    Same as: PSY 338  
    GenEd: UDGE-C
    CI Mission Category(s): Interdisciplinary Approaches

  
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    ART 339 - Understanding Music in Television and Cinema (Cross-listed as PAMU 339)


    Units: 3
    Three hours lecture per week
    Prerequisite(s): Junior Standing and successful completion of Golden Four GE Areas (A1, A2, A3, B4)
    An examination of music in the history of film and television, focusing on the development of new musical scores. Analyzes how music supports various aspects of film and television including: emotion, characters, romance, drama, pacing, and comedy. Lectures and screenings explore concepts and issues driving the creation and use of music in television and cinema.
    Same as: PAMU 339
    GenEd: UDGE-C
    CI Mission Category(s): Interdisciplinary Approaches

  
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    ART 340 - Film of the Hispanic World (Cross-listed as SPAN 340)


    Units: 3
    Three hours lecture per week
    Prerequisite(s): Junior Standing and successful completion of Golden Four GE Areas (A1, A2, A3, B4)
    Survey of important films from Spain, Latin America, and the U.S. in the context of social, political, and historical developments in the Spanish-speaking world. Includes discussion of topics such as: race, gender, class, violence, revolution, tradition, modernity, immigration, and urbanization as portrayed through the lens of Hispanic film. Teaching, readings, and student presentations in Spanish. Writing assignments are conducted in English.
    Graded: Letter Grade
    Same as: SPAN 340  
    GenEd: UDGE-C
    CI Mission Category(s): International Perspectives, Interdisciplinary Approaches

  
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    ART 341 - Goddesses and Heroes: Art of the Ancient World


    Units: 3
    Three hours lecture per week
    Prerequisite(s): Junior standing or consent of instructor.
    Discusses the main visual and architectural concepts developed within ancient cultures globally. Using examples from Greek and Roman antiquity as well as the ancient cultures of Mesopotamia, Egypt, Asia, and the Americas, explores the diverse artistic paradigms that emerged in the early stages of human civilization. Places works of art and architecture within their cultural contexts and reflects on the roles of global antiquity in the contemporary world. Effective Fall 2013, changed from ART 352
    Graded: Letter Grade
  
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    ART 343 - Medieval Art: Diversity, Faith and Power


    Units: 3
    Three hours lecture per week
    Prerequisite(s): Junior Standing or Consent of Instructor
    Explores the diversity of the arts, architecture, and visual and material culture of Europe, Central and Western Asia, and North Africa, ca. 200-1300 CE. Examines artworks and objects created within pagan, Jewish, Christian, and Islamic contexts. Investigates the major social, political, religious, historical, and cross-cultural influences on the visual arts and architecture during this period and reflects on the roles of historical artworks in the contemporary world. Effective Fall 2013, changed from ART 353
    Graded: Letter Grade
  
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    ART 344 - Global Arts of Islam


    Units: 3
    Three hours lecture per week
    Prerequisite(s): Junior Standing and successful completion of Golden Four GE Areas (A1, A2, A3, B4)
    Introduction to Islamic art, architecture, and visual and material culture, created globally ca. 600 to the present. Examines the emergence of new artistic forms; investigates major social, political, religious, historical, and cross-cultural influences within Islamic art and architecture; and explores the roles of historical and contemporary Islamic art in the present day.
    GenEd: UDGE-C
    CI Mission Category(s): International Perspectives

  
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    ART 351 - The Baroque Eye: Art, Culture, Money, and Power


    Units: 3
    Three hours lecture per week
    Prerequisite(s): Junior Standing and successful completion of Golden Four GE Areas (A1, A2, A3, B4)
    An exploration of the history of visual art and culture during the Baroque through early Romantic periods from the seventeenth into the early nineteenth centuries. This course investigates the complex mixture of visual representation, ideology, global aesthetics, and economics in painting, sculpture, prints, and the decorative arts in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and the Americas.
    GenEd: UDGE-C
    CI Mission Category(s): Multicultural Perspectives, International Perspectives

  
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    ART 360 - Digital Art History


    Units: 3
    Three hours lecture per week
    Prerequisite(s): Junior Standing, ART 110 , ART 111 , ART 112 , or ART 200 , or consent of instructor
    Description: A critical examination of the state of digital art historical projects and research resources. Analyzes a wide range of current international digital research projects, including 3-D reconstructions, virtual environments, hybrid and e-publishing, museum websites, blogs, and social media, and discloses the way in which digital models of interactivity, connectivity, and distribution can be used as tools and methods for research as well as to create art historical texts and scholarship.
    Graded: Letter Grade
  
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    ART 380 - Two-dimensional Art: Figure Painting


    Units: 3
    Six hours activity per week
    Prerequisite(s): ART 107  and ART 201  
    A studio/activities course focusing on artistic materials, methods and techniques utilized to develop and express painted images of the human form. Rendering the figure from life as well as imaginative motifs provides students with a forum to explore the creative possibilities of their own artistic vision and sensibilities. Repeatable up to 6 units.
  
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    ART 381 - Three-dimensional Art: Figure Sculpture


    Units: 3
    Six hours activity per week
    Prerequisite(s): ART 107  and ART 202  
    A studio/activities course focusing on artistic materials, methods and techniques utilized to develop and express sculpted images of the human form. Modeling the figure from life as well as imaginative motifs provides students with a forum to explore the creative possibilities of their own artistic vision and sensibilities. Repeatable up to 6 units.
  
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    ART 382 - Art For Social Media (Cross-listed as COMM 382)


    Units: 3
    Six hours activity per week
    Prerequisite(s): ART 204  , or ART 205  , or Consent of Instructor
    A studio activities class involving the production of artwork for social media and evolving digital formats. Concept development, visual design, and motion graphics will be investigated in the production of artwork expressly for applications involving online networks and mobile communication devices. Repeat 2 times up to 6 units.
    Graded: Letter Grade
    Same as: COMM 382  
  
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    ART 383 - Scenic Design (Cross-listed as PA 383)


    Units: 3
    Six hours activity per week
    A studio/activities course utilizing artistic techniques involved in the development of scenic design for theatrical, musical and dance productions. Script analysis, scenery sketching, drafting ground plans, elements of set construction and scenic painting will be covered in a series of studio projects.
    Graded: Letter Grade
    Same as: PA 383  
  
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    ART 384 - Costume Design (Cross-listed as PA 384)


    Units: 3
    Six hours activity per week
    A studio/activities course in which students develop costume designs through a process of character and script analysis. Period research, visual design, rendering and fabrication skills are achieved through practical exercises. Basic costume construction, including drafting and draping, result in the creation of costumes for theatrical, musical and dance productions. Repeat 2 times up to 6 units.
    Graded: Letter Grade
    Same as: PA 384
 

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