Spring 2017 Courses

Arts

ARTS 613
Monday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
Studies in Photographic Portraiture & Self-Portraiture
Belanger,Marion

Photography is a medium perfectly suited to the portrayal of one another and of one's self. We will investigate the many approaches to the photographic portrait/self-portrait ranging from the traditional to the more experimental methods.... more

ARTS 640
Tuesday
06:00PM - 09:00PM
Sumi-e Painting
Shinohara,Keiji

Sumi-e is a style of black and white calligraphic ink painting that originated in China and was slowly introduced in Japan during the Heian period, then started to flourish with the practice of Zen monks in the Kamakura period. Students will... more

Humanities

HUMS 623
Monday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
Fully Enrolled
Experience of Time
Greene,Anne F.

Options: CERT, Online This writing course focuses on the way writers can represent complex experiences of time. Writers of both fiction and nonfiction need to be able to set up a chronology of events; suggest duration or change, continuity or... more

HUMS 639
Thursday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
The Great American Novel
McCann,Sean

Options: FDN, FDN-CERT In this survey of classic works of American fiction, we will focus on texts celebrated not just for their literary achievement but also for their aspiration to define the nature of American life and the aesthetic forms... more

HUMS 639W
Thursday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
The Great American Novel
McCann,Sean

Options: FDN, FDN-CERT In this survey of classic works of American fiction, we will focus on texts celebrated not just for their literary achievement but also for their aspiration to define the nature of American life and the aesthetic forms... more

HUMS 643
Tuesday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
History of the English Language
Karamcheti,Indira

Options: CERT, FDN, Online, Crosslist SOCS/HUMS This course examines the history of the English language, beginning with the geographic diffusion, distribution, and differentiation of Indo-European forms.  We will look at central issues in their... more

HUMS 643W
Tuesday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
History of the English Language
Karamcheti,Indira

Options: CERT, FDN, Online, Crosslist SOCS/HUMS This course examines the history of the English language, beginning with the geographic diffusion, distribution, and differentiation of Indo-European forms.  We will look at central issues in their... more

Sciences

SCIE 614
Wednesday
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Cancelled
Primate Behavior: The Real Monkey Business
Powzyk,Joyce Ann

Options: FDN, FDN-CERT The world of primates provides us with a fascinating array of primate forms ranging from the prosimians with their retention of numerous traits that are deemed, "primitive," monkeys, and on up to the lesser and great apes,... more

SCIE 614W
Wednesday
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Cancelled
Primate Behavior: The Real Monkey Business
Powzyk,Joyce Ann

Options: FDN, FDN-CERT The world of primates provides us with a fascinating array of primate forms ranging from the prosimians with their retention of numerous traits that are deemed, "primitive," monkeys, and on up to the lesser and great apes,... more

SCIE 616
Note: Special Schedule
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Biology of Marine Mammals
Hammerson,Geoffrey

Options: Special Schedule: Immersion/Online Hybrid We will examine the lives of whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals, sea lions, manatees, dugongs, sea otters, and polar bears. Topics include evolution, feeding ecology, migration, social behavior,... more

SCIE 681
Thursday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
Learning, Memory, and Cognition
Garrett,Noel R

Options: FDN, FDN-CERT, Online, Cross-Listed SOCS/SCIE What is the best method of studying for a test? Is it possible to build a lie detector? How reliable is eyewitness testimony? Is there such a thing as a photographic memory? Why do people... more

SCIE 681W
Thursday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
Fully Enrolled
Learning, Memory, and Cognition
Garrett,Noel R

Options: FDN, FDN-CERT, Online, Cross-Listed SOCS/SCIE What is the best method of studying for a test? Is it possible to build a lie detector? How reliable is eyewitness testimony? Is there such a thing as a photographic memory? Why do people... more

Social Sciences

SOCS 622
Tuesday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
A Citizen's Guide to the First Amendment
Finn,John E.

Options: FDN, FDN-CERT This course examines the historical origins, philosophical foundations, and case law of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution. As the text of the Constitution states, freedom of expression includes the rights... more

SOCS 622W
Tuesday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
A Citizen's Guide to the First Amendment
Finn,John E.

Options: FDN, FDN-CERT This course examines the historical origins, philosophical foundations, and case law of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution. As the text of the Constitution states, freedom of expression includes the rights... more

SOCS 629
Wednesday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
Nationalism
Rutland,Peter

Options: FDN, FDN-CERT Nationalism is the desire of an ethnic group, a nation, to have a state of its own. It emerged as a powerful organizing principle for states and social movements in the 19th century and was integral to the wars and... more

SOCS 629W
Wednesday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
Nationalism
Rutland,Peter

Options: FDN, FDN-CERT Nationalism is the desire of an ethnic group, a nation, to have a state of its own. It emerged as a powerful organizing principle for states and social movements in the 19th century and was integral to the wars and... more

SOCS 643
Tuesday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
History of the English Language
Karamcheti,Indira

Options: CERT, FDN, Online, Crosslist SOCS/HUMS This course examines the history of the English language, beginning with the geographic diffusion, distribution, and differentiation of Indo-European forms.  We will look at central issues in their... more

SOCS 643W
Tuesday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
History of the English Language
Karamcheti,Indira

Options: CERT, FDN, Online, Crosslist SOCS/HUMS This course examines the history of the English language, beginning with the geographic diffusion, distribution, and differentiation of Indo-European forms.  We will look at central issues in their... more

SOCS 681
Thursday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
Fully Enrolled
Learning, Memory, and Cognition
Garrett,Noel R

Options: FDN, FDN-CERT, Online, Cross-Listed SOCS/SCIE What is the best method of studying for a test? Is it possible to build a lie detector? How reliable is eyewitness testimony? Is there such a thing as a photographic memory? Why do people... more

SOCS 681W
Thursday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
Fully Enrolled
Learning, Memory, and Cognition
Garrett,Noel R

Options: FDN, FDN-CERT, Online, Cross-Listed SOCS/SCIE What is the best method of studying for a test? Is it possible to build a lie detector? How reliable is eyewitness testimony? Is there such a thing as a photographic memory? Why do people... more

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