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Fall 2013-Spring 2014 Cumulative Curricular Actions

School of Art & Design

Communication Design Department
B.F.A. Degree Program

  • New Elective Course:
    Course # and Title: CT 441 Creative Technology Lab (#21)
    Requested implementation date: Fall 2014
    Division: School of Art and Design
    CIP code: 50.0401
    Location: on campus
    Level: Upper division
    Gen Ed: none
    Total Credits: 2
    Lecture hrs: 1
    Studio/Lab hrs: 2
    Description:
    Students study specialized technology-based design in the areas of their own interests, and develop innovative design solutions. The instructor guides them to discover new possibilities, enabled by the use of technology. In a peer-to-peer learning environment, students embrace technology and use it as a source of inspiration. Prior to registering, students meet with the course coordinator to discuss their personal plan of study and to insure they are technically prepared.
    Prerequisite(s): Approval of Instructor
    Co-requisite(s): none
    Action: Approved.

Computer Graphics Department

  • New Interdisciplinary Elective Course:
    Course # and Title: CG 223 Digital Literacy for Designers (Interdisciplinary course) (#52)
    Requested implementation date: Fall 2014
    Division: School of Art and Design
    CIP Code: 11.0803
    Location: on campus
    Level: Lower division
    Gen Ed: none
    Total Credits: 2.5
    Lecture hrs: 2
    Studio/Lab hrs: 1
    Description:
    This is an interdisciplinary course cross-listed with FD 223. It examines the concept of digital literacy through the lens of Art and Design. The course framework supports the development of critical and self-reflective skills, necessary components of ethical and socially responsible behavior in online environments. Students create content in a variety of forms, making use of new digital tools to support knowledge creation in a socially networked world. They work collaboratively to improve the civic life of their community, and understand that digital literacy is a core competency in the digital age.
    Prerequisites: none
    Co-requisites: none
    Action: Approved.

Fashion Design Department – Art

  • Online Course: FF 243–OLX Digital Flats and Specs, Required. (#5)
    Requested implementation date: Fall 2013.
    Action: Approved for online delivery.

Fashion Design Department and Computer Graphics Department

  • New Interdisciplinary Elective Course:
    Course # and Title: FD 223 Digital Literacy for Designers (Interdisciplinary course) (#52)
    Requested implementation date: Fall 2014
    Division: School of Art & Design
    CIP Code: 11.0803
    Location: on campus
    Level: Lower division
    Gen Ed: none
    Total Credits: 2.5
    Lecture hrs: 2
    Studio/Lab hrs: 1
    Description:
    This is an interdisciplinary course cross-listed with CG 223. It examines the concept of digital literacy through the lens of Art and Design. The course framework supports the development of critical and self-reflective skills, necessary components of ethical and socially responsible behavior in online environments. Students create content in a variety of forms, making use of new digital tools to support knowledge creation in a socially networked world. They work collaboratively to improve the civic life of their community, and understand that digital literacy is a core competency in the digital age.
    Prerequisites: none
    Co-requisites: none
    Action: Approved.

Illustration Department
A.A.S. 2-Year Degree Program

  • Drop 2.0 credit requirement in Health and/or Phys. Ed (#36a)
    The Health, Physical Education and Dance department disagreed with this proposal. The HPED department submitted a rationale.
  • Drop PH 116 from Related Area Elective in Semester 1, 2 cr.,
    1 lec., 2 lab/studio hrs. (#36b)
  • Add required course: PH 118 Beginning Digital Photography to Related Area
    Elective in Semester 1, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 lab/studio hrs. (#36c)
    Requested Date of Implementation: Fall 2014 (will begin Fall 2015)
    Action: Approved.

Interior Design Department
A.A.S. 2-Year Degree Program

Rationale from department:
When the courses were originally titled over 20 years ago, AutoCad was one of the few CAD platforms available and it was titled accordingly. Now there are multiple CAD programs and to title a class using AutoCad refers to teaching a software opposed to teaching CAD.

Change Course Titles:
• ID 253 from "AutoCAD I" to "CAD I" (#29a)
• ID 255 from "Auto CAD II" to 'CAD II" (#29b)
• ID 354 from "Auto Cad II" to "CAD III" (#29c)
Requested Date of Implementation: Fall 2014
Action: Approved.

Jewelry Design Department
A.A.S. 2-Year Degree Program

Requested Date of Implementation: Fall 2015

Semester 1:
New required courses:

  • Course # and Title: JD 139 Jewelry Design and Ideations I (#17a)
    Requested implementation date: Fall 2015
    Credits: 2.5
    Lecture hrs: 0
    Studio/Lab hrs: 5
    Level: lower division
    CIP code: 50.0705
    Gen Ed: none
    Description:
    This course is an introduction to jewelry design concepts and ideation, using analog and computer-aided design. Basic design principles, drawing skills and mechanical drafting are covered.
    Prerequisite: none
    Co-requisite: JD 174 Studio Fabrication I or approval of chair
  • Course # and Title: JD 174 Studio Fabrication I (#17b)
    Requested implementation date: Fall 2015
    Credits: 2.5
    Lecture hrs: 0
    Studio/Lab hrs: 5
    Level: lower division
    CIP code: 50.0703
    Gen Ed: none
    Description:
    This course introduces students to the foundation techniques of manufacturing jewelry while addressing safety issues in the studio. Processes covered include, but are not limited to, soldering with the oxygen/gas torch and the use of hand and small machine tools to create jewelry in metal and carving wax models to be cast.
    Prerequisite: none
    Co-requisite: JD 139 Jewelry Design and Ideations I or approval of chair
  • Course # and Title: JD 142 Gemology and Gem Identification (#17c)
    Requested implementation date: Fall 2015
    Credits: 3
    Lecture hrs: 1
    Studio/Lab hrs: 4
    Level: Lower division
    CIP code: 50.0713
    Gen Ed: none
    Description:
    This course introduces students to gemology and gem
    identification, with an emphasis on their use in commercial production and price structure. The uses of various gem testing equipment is covered. Students gain basic knowledge of the commonly used gem materials and the ways in which they are used in jewelry.
    Prerequisite: none
    Co-requisite: none
  • Add choice of Related Area Electives, 2-3 credits, 2-3 hours (#17d)
  • Drop JD 113 Beginning Soldering Techniques, 1.5 cr., 3 hrs. (#17e)
  • Drop JD 114 Piercing and Sawing Techniques, 1.5 cr., 3 hrs. (#17f)
  • Drop JD 121 Wax Carving, 1 cr., 2 hrs. (#17g)
  • Drop JD 131 Mechanical Drafting for Jewelers, 1.5 cr., 3 hrs. (#17h)
  • Drop JD 133 Jewelry Design, 1.5 cr., 3 hrs. (#17i)
  • Drop JD 172 Tools and Equipment for Industry, 1 cr., 1 hr. (#17j)
  • Drop the following courses as required Related Area Electives and add to the list of Choices for Related Area Electives:
    • FA 104 Sculpture Basic, 1.5 cr., 3 hrs.
    • FA 141 Drawing I, 1.5 cr., 3 hrs.

Semester 2:
New courses:

  • Course # and Title: JD 272 Studio Fabrication II (#17l)
    Requested implementation date: Spring 2016
    Credits: 2.5
    Lecture hrs: 0
    Studio/Lab hrs: 5
    Level: Lower division
    CIP code: 50.0703
    Gen Ed: none
    Description:
    Students learn to manipulate metal, using techniques ancient and modern, to create precision models for serial production, coupled with an in-depth study of hollow form construction and finishing. Emphasis is placed on professional working techniques and manufacturing practices.
    Prerequisite: JD 174 Studio Fabrication I or approval of chair
    Co-requisite: JD 139 Jewelry Design and Ideations II or approval of chair
  • Course # and Title: JD 238 Jewelry Design and Ideations II (#17m)
    Requested implementation date: Spring 2016
    Credits: 2.5
    Lecture hrs: 0
    Studio/Lab hrs: 5
    Level: lower division
    CIP code: 50.0705
    Gen Ed: none
    Description:
    This course explores the design and development of sophisticated jewelry pieces. Professional drafting and rendering techniques are practiced using traditional and digital media. Students use their Gemology knowledge to lend veracity to their use and depiction of gem materials. Objects de vertu are explored as a design challenge found in luxury niche markets.
    Prerequisite: JD 174 Jewelry Design and Ideations I or approval of chair
    Co-requisite: JD 272 Studio Fabrication II or approval of chair
  • Course # and Title: JD 161 Changes, Trends and Appraisals (#17n)
    Requested implementation date: Spring 2016
    Credits: 2
    Lecture hrs: 1
    Studio/Lab hrs: 2
    Level: lower division
    CIP code: 50.0703
    Gen Ed: none
    Description:
    Students study the symbolic meaning and economic rationale for jewelry in society, and are introduced to the science of appraising jewelry. They learn stylistic differences, and the causes and factors behind them, and how styles are influenced by social and political events.
    Prerequisites: none
    Co-requisites: none
  • Drop the following course as a required Related Area Elective and add to the list of Choices for Related Area Electives:
    • FA 107 Basic Design, 1.5 cr., 3 hrs. (#17o)
  • Drop JD 116 Costume Jewelry: White Metal, 1.5 cr., 3 hrs. (#17q)
  • Drop JD 122 Jewelry Casting, 2 cr., 1 lec./2 lab/studio hrs. (#17r)
  • Drop JD 134 Jewelry Design II, 1.5 cr., 3 lab/studio hrs. (#17s)
  • Drop JD 171 Strength and Materials, 2 cr., 2 lec. hrs. (#17t)
  • Drop JD 173 Materials and Findings, 1 cr., 1 lec. hr. (#17u)

Semester 3:
New courses:

  • Course # and Title: JD 273 Studio Fabrication III (#17v)
    Requested implementation date: Fall 2016
    Credits: 2.5
    Lecture hrs: 0
    Studio/Lab hrs: 5
    Level: Lower division
    CIP code: 50.0703
    Gen Ed: none
    Description:
    This course extends the concept of designing and fabricating jewelry for production. Stone setting and the engineering of static and articulated systems for fine jewelry is covered. Alloying metal and patination are explored and used as invaluable aesthetic enhancements for fine jewelry.
    Prerequisites: JD 272 Studio Fabrication II or approval of chair
    Co-requisites: JD 237 3-D Digital Object Design or approval of chair
  • Course # and Title: JD 237 3-D Digital Object Design (#17w)
    Requested implementation fate: Fall 2016
    Credits: 2
    Lecture hrs: 1
    Studio/Lab hrs: 2
    Level: Lower division
    CIP code: 50.0705
    Gen Ed: none
    Description:
    This advanced digital course focuses on the creation of 3-D models for the jewelry industry. Students develop control over digital commands through modeling basic forms. By combining modeling strategy and problem solving, they create and re-work solid objects, resulting in sophisticated jewelry models, ready for output to digital production hardware.
    Prerequisite: none
    Co-requisites: JD 273 Studio Fabrication III, and JD 271 Alternative/Sustainable Materials
  • Course # and Title: JD 271 Alternative/Sustainable Materials (#17x)
    Requested implementation date: Fall 2016
    Credits: 2.5
    Lecture hrs: 0
    Studio/Lab hrs: 5
    Level: Lower division
    CIP code: 50.0703
    Gen Ed: none
    Description:
    This course explores alternative materials for jewelry and small object design. Various natural and synthetic materials are covered such as, but not limited to, plastics and resin, wood, cement, glass, aluminum, and steel. Sustainable sourcing and working methods are stressed and emphasis is placed on professional working techniques and manufacturing practices.
    Prerequisite: JD 272 Studio Fabrication II or approval of chair
    Co-requisite: JD 237 3-D Digital Object Design or approval of chair
  • Drop the following courses as required Related Area Electives and add to the list of Choices for Related Area Electives: (#17y)
    • CG 111 Survey of Computer Graphics, 1 cr., 1 lec. hr.
    • DE 101 Display Design Small Scale, 2 cr., 1 lec./2 lab/studio hrs.
  • Drop JD 213 Experimental Techniques/Metal, 1.5 cr., 3 lab/studio hrs. (#17z)
  • Drop JD 214 Diamond Jewelry Techniques, 1.5 cr., 3 lab/studio hrs. (#17aa)
  • Drop JD 215 Plastics and Industrial Materials, 1.5 cr., 3 lab/studio hrs. (#17bb)
  • Drop JD 216 Piercing and Metal Carving, 1.5 cr., 3 lab/studio hrs. (#17cc)
  • Drop JD 231 Objects Design and Renderings, 1.5 cr., 3 lab/studio hrs. (#17dd)
  • Drop JD 233 Jewelry Design III, 2 cr., 1 lec./2 lab/studio hrs. (#17ee)
  • Drop JD 241 Introduction to Gemology, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 lab/studio hrs. (#17ff)
  • Drop JD 251 Principles of Silversmithing, 1.5 cr., 3 lab/studio hrs. (#17gg)
  • Drop JD 262 Estimating Costs, 1 cr., 1 lec. hr. (#17hh)
  • Drop JD 263 Costume Jewelry Prod./Mktg., 3 cr., 1 lec., 2 lab/studio hrs. (#17ii)

Semester 4:
New courses:

  • Course # and Title: JD 274 Fabrication Capstone/Portfolio (#jj)
    Requested implementation date: Spring 2017
    Credits: 2.5
    Lecture hrs: 0
    Studio/Lab hrs: 5
    Level: Lower division
    CIP code: 50.0703
    Gen Ed: none
    Description:
    This capstone course explores components and processes necessary for finishing jewelry, from mechanical systems to finishing techniques, culminating in the fabrication of a suite of jewelry demonstrating skills and concepts studied in the program. Production of the suite is integral to concurrent fourth semester design and project management courses.
    Prerequisites: JD 273 Studio Fabrication III or approval of chair, and JD 271 Alternative/Sustainable Materials
    Co-requisites: JD 239 Design Capstone/Portfolio and JD 267 Jewelry Seminar/Best Business Practices
  • Course # and Title: JD 239 Design Capstone/Portfolio (#17kk)
    Requested implementation date: Spring 2017
    Credits: 2.5
    Lecture hrs: 0
    Studio/Lab hrs: 5
    Level: Lower division
    CIP code: 50.0703
    Gen Ed: none
    Description:
    Students create three collections, designed with a common, related theme, in Fine Jewelry, Fashion Jewelry, and Alternative Materials Jewelry. They create two presentations; a portfolio to display the collections of paper, and a display showing actual samples produced during the class.
    Prerequisites: JD 237 3-D Digital Object Design, and JD 271 Alternative/Sustainable Materials
    Co-requisites: JD 274 Fabrication Capstone/Portfolio, and JD 267 Jewelry Seminar/Best Business Practices
  • Course # and Title: JD 267 Jewelry Seminar/Best Business Practices (#17ll)
    Requested implementation date: Spring 2017
    Credits: 2.5
    Lecture hrs: 1
    Studio/Lab hrs: 3
    Level: Lower division
    CIP code: 50.0703
    Gen Ed: none
    Description:
    Using current industry price standards, student estimate the cost of
    their own designs made of precious, semi-precious, or non-precious materials and stones.
    Prerequisites: all 3rd semester Jewelry Design courses
    Co-requisites: JD 239 Design Capstone/Portfolio, and JD 274 Fabrication Capstone/Portfolio
  • Drop SD 141 Nature Studies, 1.5 cr., 3 lab/studio hrs. as a required Related Area Elective and add to the list of Choices for Related Area Electives: (#17mm)
  • Drop CG 212 Introduction to 3D Computer Modeling, 2 cr., 3 lab/studio hrs. (#17nn)
  • Drop JD 217 Handmade Platinum Jewelry, 1.5 cr., 3 lab/studio hrs. (#17oo)
  • Drop JD 218 Hollow Form Jewelry: Die Construction and Manufacturing Techniques, 1.5 cr., 3 lab/studio hrs. (#17pp)
  • Drop JD 219 Clasps, Closings and Findings, 1.5 cr., 3 lab/studio hrs. (#17qq)
  • Drop JD 235 Fine Jewelry Portfolio, 1.5 cr., 3 lab/studio hrs. (#17rr)
  • Drop JD 236 Fashion Jewelry Portfolio, 1.5 cr., 3 lab/studio hrs. (#17ss)
  • Drop JD 243 Gemology II, 1.5 cr., 3 lab/studio hrs. (#17tt)
  • Drop JD 252 Silversmithing Project Studio, 1.5 cr., 3 lab/studio hrs. (#17uu)
  • Drop JD 261 Changes and Trends in Jewelry Design, 2 cr., 2 lec. hrs. (#17vv)
  • Add the following courses as choices of Related Area Electives: (#17ww)
    • BE 261 Starting a Small Business, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    • BE 403 The Artist in the Marketplace, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    • BL 201 Business Law for the Artist, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    • BL 343 Introduction to Business Law, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    • CD 134 Capturing Creativity, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 lab/studio hrs.
    • CG 211 Computer Assisted Design, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 lab/studio hrs.
    • CG 214 Web Page Construction, 1.5 cr., 1 lec., 1 lab/studio hr.
    • EP 311 Introduction to Entrepreneurship, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    • EP 321 The Business Plan, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    • FA 114 Fundamentals of Design II: 3D Form and Structure, 1.5 cr., 3 lab/studio hrs.
    • FA 116 Creative Media, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 lab/studio hrs.
    • PH 201 Digital Photography for Accessories and Jewelry, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 lab/studio hrs.
    • PK 303 Packaging Design for Accessories Design, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 lab/studio hrs.
    • FM 117 Introduction to Fashion Marketing, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    • FM 231 Strategies of Selling, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    • LD 471 The Accessories Industry, 2 cr., 2 lec. hrs.
    • MG 242 Principles of Accounting, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    • Drop PE/HE required courses, 2 cr., 4 lab/studio hrs. (#17xx)
      Action: Approved to proceed.

School of Business & Technology
Advertising and Marketing Communications Department

A.A.S. 1- and 2-Year Degree Programs

  • Add FM 116 to Related Area Elective, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs. (#22a)
  • Drop FM 114 from Related Area Elective, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs. (#22b)
    Change in Major Page for 1-Year Degree Program
    Change in Major Page for 2-Year Degree Program

A.A.S. 2-Year Degree Program

  • Drop Mathematics Requirement: From "CHOICE of MA 161, MA 213, MA 231, or MA 331" to “MA 222" (#22c)
    Change in Major Page - SUNY Educational Requirements

B.S. Degree Program
Semester 5

  • Add MA 311, 3 cr., 2 lec., 2 lab studio hrs (#22d)
  • Drop MA 213, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs. (#22e)
    Change in Major Page - B.S. Degree Program Semester 5

Semester 6
• Add MA 321, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs. (#22f)
• Drop MA 222, 3.5 cr., 3 lec., 1 lab/studio hrs. (#22g)
Change in Major Page - B.S. Degree Program Semester 6
Action: Approved.

Cosmetics & Fragrance Marketing Department
B.S. Degree Program

  • Change Prerequisites/Co-requisite for Required Courses:
    CM 024 Fragrance Knowledge Lab (#39a)
    Current Prerequisites: CM 311, SC 046, and SC 146
    Proposed Prerequisites: SC 046 and SC 146
    Current Co-requisite: CM 424 (no change)
  • CM 424 Fragrance Knowledge (#39b)
    Current Prerequisites: CM 311, SC 046, and SC 146
    Proposed Prerequisites: SC 046 and SC 146
    Current Co-requisite: CM 024 (no change)
    Action: Approved.

Change Prerequisites:

  • CM 323 Cosmetic Product Knowledge (#43a)
    Current Prerequisites: CM 311, SC 046, SC 146, CM 341
    Proposed Prerequisites: SC 046, SC 146, CM 341
    Current Co-requisite: CM 023 (no change)
  • CM 023 Cosmetic Product Knowledge Lab (#43b)
    Current Prerequisites: CM 311, SC 046, SC 146, CM 341
    Proposed Prerequisites: SC 046, SC 146, CM 341
    Current Co-requisite: CM 323 (no change)
    Action: Approved.

Direct & Interactive Marketing Department
B.S. Degree Program

  • DM 211 Workshop in Direct Marketing, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs. (#31)
    Change prerequisite:
    Current Prerequisite: AC 111
    Proposed Prerequisites: AC 111 or AC 114
    Requested implementation date: Fall 2014
    Action: Approved.

Fashion Merchandising Management Department
A.A.S. Degree Program

New Major Area Elective Course:

  • Course number & title: FM 228 The Business of Fashion Styling (#15)
    Requested implementation date: Fall 2014
    Credits: 3
    Hours: 3 lecture
    Level: Lower division
    CIP code: 52.1902
    Gen Ed: None
    Description:
    In this course, students explore the role of a fashion stylist as it applies to the field of merchandising. They learn about career opportunities in fashion styling and wardrobe consulting. The business requirements and entrepreneurial opportunities in the field of fashion styling are explored.
    Prerequisite: none
    Co-requisite: none
    Action: Approved.

B.S. Degree Program
Online course (electives):

  • FM 245-OLX Fashion Forecasting for Merchandisers, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs. (#42a)
  • FM 328-OLX Merchandising for Omni Retailing, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs. (#42b)
    Requested implementation date: Spring 2015
    Action: Approved for online delivery.

International Trade & Marketing Department
Online Course:

  • IN 424–OLX Export Promotion Marketing (#1)
    Major Area Elective for the major.
    Requested implementation date: Spring 2014.
    Action: Approved for online delivery.
    Item #30 first reviewed at May 9, 2012 Deans Council:

B.S. Degree:
Semester 5:

Add the following elective choices:

  • EN 361 Creative Writing
  • EN 362 Creative Nonfiction
  • EN 363 Fiction Writing
  • EN 364 Poetry Writing
  • EN 365 Research Writing
  • EN 257 Major Movements in Chinese, Japanese and Korean Film
  • EN 273 Literature of India
  • EN 371 Chinese Odyssey: Intro to Chinese Literature
  • EN 381 Asian Fiction: Regional Selections (Honors)
  • SP 251 Latin America Fiction: 1960–Present (formerly LA 251)
    Action: Approved.

Patternmaking Certificate Program

  • Change prerequisites for PM 275 Computerized Pattern-Grading and
    Marker Making for Lectra (#38a)
    Current Prerequisites: PM 122 and PM 171, PM 263 or approval of chairperson
    Proposed Prerequisites: PM 122 and PM 171 or approval of chairperson
  • Remove co-requisite for PM 273- Computerized Pattern Grading and Marking (#38b)
    Current Co-requisite: PM 263
    Proposed Co-requisite: NONE
    Requested implementation date: Fall 2014
    Action: Approved.
  • Change Prerequisites for PM 251Technical Design for Pattern Technology: (#48a)
    Current Prerequisites:
    PM 122 and AR 101, or approval of chairperson
    Proposed Prerequisites: PM 122 and/or approval of chairperson
    Requested implementation date: Fall 2014
  • PM 251 Change course title from Technical Design for Pattern Technology to Advanced Pattern Technology (#48b)
  • Change prerequisites from PM 122 and AR 101, or approval of chairperson to PM 122 or approval of chairperson
    Action: Approved.

  • The department submitted their revised course of study: (#53a)
    New Course:
    Course # and Title: PM 238 Production Pattern Development for Women’s Plus-Sizes
    Requested implementation date: Spring 2015
    Division: School of Business and Technology
    CIP Code: 52.1904
    Location: on campus
    Level: Lower division
    Gen Ed: none
    Total Credits: 3
    Lecture hrs: 2
    Studio/Lab hrs: 2
    Description:
    Students are introduced to the full size figure by analyzing the actual body, garment and production specification measurements. By using the most current data developed in industry for the large size body, students gain a better understanding of the important areas of the body that present a challenge when developing styles.
    Prerequisites: PM 121 and PM 122
    Co-requisites: none
  • Change Course Title for PM 251 (#53b)
    Current Title: Technical Design for Pattern Technology
    Proposed Title: Advanced Pattern Technology
    Requested implementation date: Fall 2014
    Action: Approved.

Textile, Development and Marketing Department
A.A.S. 1- and 2-Year Degree Programs
Online Course:

  • TS 132–OLX Introduction to Textiles for Fashion Designers (#2)
  • Required course for the major.
    Requested implementation date: Spring 2014.
    Action: Approved for online delivery.
  • Add CHOICE: Related Area Elective to semester 2 in the 1-year AAS and semester 4 in the 2-year AAS (#37a)
  • Drop CHOICE: General Area Elective from semester 2 in the 1-year AAS and semester 4 in the 2-year AAS (#37b)
    Requested implementation date: Fall 2014
    Action: Approved.
  • Related Area Elective Choices in 4th semester: (#47)
    AC 221, AR 115, HP 201, ID 101, PH 118, PH 162, or LD 101
    Action: Approved.

B.S. Degree Program
New Course:

  • Course # and Title: TT 343 Textile Coloration: Principles and Processes (#9a)
    Requested implementation date: Fall 2014
    Division: School of Business and Technology
    CIP code: 19.0904
    Location: on campus
    Level: Upper division
    Gen Ed: none
    Total Credits: 3
    Lecture hrs: 2
    Lab/Studio hrs: 2
    Description:
    This course emphasizes methods for preparation of fabrics prior to coloration, coloration auxiliaries, dye classification and sourcing, coloration theory, coloration of natural and manufactured textiles, modern coloration processes and equipment, color formulation, measurement and matching, and sustainable textile coloration. The laboratory portion of this course reinforces concepts discussed in lectures.
    Prerequisites: TS 111 or TS 132 or T015/115 or TS 122 or approval of chair
    Co-requisites: none
  • Drop required course: TT 342 Dyeing and Color Technology (#9b)
  • Add TT 343 Textile Coloration: Principles and Processes (#9c)
  • Change in Major Page - Semester 7 (#9d)
    Action: Approved.

School of Liberal Arts

Art History and Museum Professions
B.S. Degree Program

  • Change title and course number for "VA 321 Methods and Meaning in the Visual Arts" to "HA 361History and Meaning of the Museum" in semester 5 (#18a)
  • Change title and course number for "VA 431The Business of Art Museum Management" to "HA 361 Museum Professions and Administration" in semester 6 (#18b)
  • Change course number for "VA 491Senior Seminar: The Museum Exhibition" to "HA 461" in semester 8 (#18c)

Semester 5:

  • Remove "CHOICE - see History of Art Group A**", 3 cr. (#18d)
    Replace with "HA 231" 3 cr.
    Under Requirements section:
    Current description:
    Group A (Western Surveys): 3 credits
    HA 231 required (if not previously taken), or CHOICE of HA 311, 314, 331, or 332
    Proposed description: HA 231
    HA 231 required in Semester 5 (if taken, CHOICE of any HA course not previously taken)
  • Move "CHOICE - See Liberal Arts Elective*" from semester 5 to semester 8, 3 cr. (#18e)
  • Move "CHOICE - General Elective" from semester 8 to semester 5, 2-3 cr. (#18f)

Semester 6:

  • Remove “CHOICE – see History of Art Group B** G9” (#18g)
  • Replace with “CHOICE – see Group B (Non-Western Civilizations)”
    Under Requirements section:
    Current description:
    Group B (Non-Western Civilizations): 3 credits
    Choice of HA 121, 216, 221, 223, 224, 225, 226, 227, 315, 395, 397 (any one of these meets G9).

Proposed description:
Other World Civilization: 3 credits
CHOICE of any HA course that meets General Education: Non-Western
Civilization requirement (G9)

  • MA 311 - add an asterisk (*) next to the course for the requirement:
    MA 311 Mathematical Modeling for Business Applications* (#18h)
    Under Requirements section, add:
    Mathematics: 3 credits
    Algebra proficiency of MA 003 must be completed prior to enrolling in MA 311

Semester 7:

  • Remove "CHOICE - see History of Art Group C", 3 cr. (#18i)
  • Add HA 311 - Contemporary Art and Culture: 1945 to Present, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs. (#18j)

Under Requirements section:
Current description:
Group C (Specialized Media): 3 credits
CHOICE of HA 214, 217, 315, 333, 342, 343, 344, 345, 347, 348, or 381.k)

Proposed description:
HA 331
HA 331 required in semester 7 (if taken, CHOICE of any HA course not
previously taken)

  • Remove LIBERAL ARTS - LA 211 (#18k)
    Replace with "CHOICE - see American History G10"
    Under Requirements section, add: American History (G10): 3 credits
    CHOICE of any course that meets General Education American History requirement (G10)

Semester 8:

  • Drop "LIBERAL ARTS: CHOICE - See Speech*", 3 cr. (#18l)
  • New course (required):
    Course # and Title: HA 462 Art and Ethics (#18m)
    Requested Implementation Date: Spring 2015
    Credits: 3
    Lecture:
    3
    Level: upper division
    CIP code: 50.0703
    Gen Ed: Humanities G7
    Description: This course focuses on how and why any work of art can become a site of ethical questioning, within the context of many historical and thematic approaches. Students read, discuss, and analyze case studies involving art and ethics, and present their own research.
    Prerequisites: Two HA courses
    Co-requisite: none
    Action:
    Approved.

New Elective Courses:

  • Course # and Title: HA 229 Korean Art and Civilization (#24a)
    Starting Term: Fall 2014
    Division: School of Liberal Arts
    CIP code: 50.0703
    Location: on campus
    Level: lower division
    Gen Ed: Humanities G7; Other World Civilizations G9
    Total Credits: 3
    Lecture hrs: 3
    Studio/Lab hrs:
    0
    Description:
    This course is a survey of the art and civilization of Korea from its prehistoric origins to the early 21st century. We will examine how Korea created artistic traditions in response to regional and international trends, and how Korea adopted new artistic styles through relationships with China and Japan.
    Prerequisite: none
    Co-requisite: none
  • Course # and Title: HA 219 African American Art (#24b)
    Starting term:
    Fall 2014
    Division:
    School of Liberal Arts
    CIP code: 50.0703
    Location:
    on campus
    Level:
    lower division
    Gen Ed:
    Humanities G7; American History G10
    Total Credits:
    3
    Lecture hrs:
    3
    Studio/Lab hrs: 0
    Description:
    Diverse African traditions have contributed to the rich fabric of American life since the 17th century. Students study the continuities and disruptions of these traditions in art, from the first moments of slavery through the contemporary era.
    Prerequisite:
    none
    Co-requisite:
    none

Proposed Changes:
Cover Page

  • Add HA 111, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs., to semester 6 (#24c)
  • Drop MA 311, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs., from semester 6 (#24d)

Current Grid
Approved Changes
Proposed/Final
Requested Date of Implementation: Fall 2014

Action: Approved.

  • New Elective Course:
    Course # and Title: HA 271 Japanese Art and Civilization (#32)
    Requested implementation date: Spring 2015
    Division: School of Liberal Arts
    CIP Code: 50.0703
    Location: on campus
    Level: Upper division
    Gen Ed: Humanities G7; Other World Civilizations G9
    Total Credits: 3
    Lecture hrs: 3
    Studio/Lab hrs: 0
    Description:
    This course is a survey of the art and civilization of Japan from its prehistoric origins to the 21st century. Students study how Japan created artistic traditions in response to regional and international trends, and adopted new artistic styles through diplomatic relationships with China and Korea. Modernization of Japan within the context of global cultural encounters is discussed.
    Prerequisite: none
    Co-requisite: none
    Action: Approved.

English & Speech Department

  • New Elective Course:
    Course # and Title: EN 324 Writing on the Arts (#10)
    Requested implementation date: Spring 2014
    Division: School of Liberal Arts
    CIP code: 23.0101
    Location: on campus
    Level: Upper division
    Gen Ed:
    The Arts G6 and Humanities G7
    Total Credits: 3
    Lecture hrs:
    3
    Description:
    Students learn to think and write critically about the primarily non-verbal arts, such as sculpture, painting, architecture and dance. Students learn to place a given art form in a cultural context that interacts meaningfully with their own analysis and insight. Renowned and ground-breaking will serve as models for student’s work.
    Prerequisite: EN 121 or equivalent.
    Co-requisite: none
    Action: Approved.
  • New Elective Course:
    Course # and Title: EN 373 The Graphic Novel (#23a)
    Requested implementation date: Fall 2014
    Division: School of Liberal Arts
    CIP code: 23.0101
    Location: on campus
    Level:
    Upper division
    Gen Ed:
    Humanities G7
    Total Credits:
    3
    Lecture hrs:
    3
    Studio/Lab hrs:
    0
    Description: Students are introduced to the literary field of graphic novels. The course surveys the evolution of comics’ form and content from the ‘Golden Age’ through the Underground Comix Revolution to today’s graphic novels. Themes including war and survival, religious and cultural identity, sexuality, and memory and consciousness are explored.
    Prerequisite: EN 121 or equivalent
    Co-requisite: none
  • New Elective Course:
    Course # and Title: EN 325 Playwriting (#23b)
    Requested implementation date: Fall 2014
    Division: School of Liberal Arts
    CIP code: 50.0504
    Location: on campus
    Level: Upper division
    Gen Ed: Humanities G7
    Total Credits: 3
    Lecture hrs: 3
    Description:
    Students learn the major elements of playwriting through a variety of exercises and examples. In a workshop environment, they read published plays, and discuss and respond constructively to each other’s works-in-progress. Plays are revised and performed at the end of the semester.
    Prerequisite: EN 121 or equivalent
    Co-requisite: none
    Action: Item 23b approved.

Film & Media Department
A.A.S. 2-Year Degree Program (for Fall 2014 implementation)

  • New Course:
    Course # and Title: FI 271 Fans and Fandom in the Internet Age (#3)
    Requested implementation date: Fall 2014
    Credits: 3
    Lecture hrs: 3
    Level: Lower division
    CIP code:
    50.0601
    Gen Ed:
    none
    Description:

    This course examines fans and fandom within the context of the history and evolution of mass media and participatory culture. Students explore fan communities as subcultures with their own social structures and cultural practices and engage their origins in cults, celebrity culture, and technological change and innovation.
    Prerequisite: EN 121
    Co-requisite: none
    Action: Approved.
  • Change the AAS degree program name from “Filmmaking” to “Film and Media” (#13a)

Semester 2

  • Choice of Social Sciences - Move from Semester 3 to 2 (#13b)
  • Move LA 244 Documentary Film from Semester 4 to 2 (#13c)

Semester 3

  • Move EN 255 History of Film: 1895-1959 from Semester 2 to 3 (#13d)
  • Choice of American History - Move from Semester 2 to 3 (#13e)

Semester 4

  • Move Choice of Science from semester 3 to 4 (#13f)
  • Choice of English in Semester 4: Change from “3-4 credits” to “3 credits” (#13g)
  • Move EN 256 History of Film: 1960 to Present from Semester 3 to 4 (#13h)
  • Drop “General Elective” in Semester 4 (#13i)

B.S. Degree Program (for Fall 2016 implementation):
Semester 6

  • Move LA 441 Production I from Semester 7 to 6 (#13j)
  • Change prerequisite for LA 441 Production I from LA 343 to LA 341 (#13k)

Semester 7

  • Move LA 343 Advanced Editing Workshop from Semester 6 to 7 (#13l)

Semester 8

  • Drop IC 496 Senior Internship B: Career Planning from Semester 8 (#13m)

Action: Approved.

Cover page listing
Curricular Forms (see below details)
Requested implementation date: Fall 2014

          The following courses will change from Current Prerequisite: EN 121 to Proposed Prerequisite(s): None

  • FI 221 History of Film, Beginnings to 1959 (#25a)
  • FI 222 History of Film, 1960 to Present (#25b)
  • FI 256 Screenwriting I (#25c)
  • FI 271 Fans and Fandom in the Internet Age (#25d)
  • FI 341 French Cinema (#25e)
  • FI 231 Documentary Film (#25f)

    The following courses will change from Current Prerequisite: EN 121 to Proposed Prerequisite(s): FI 111, FI 221, FI 222, FI 231, FI 256, FI 271, FI 272, FI 273, FI 341, FI 342, FI 371, EN 257, EN 281, EN 382, HA 252, HA 315, HA 347, or IT 251
  • FI 322 Major Directors: Alfred Hitchcock (#25g)
  • FI 331 Film Genres: Crime Stories (#25h)
  • FI 333 History of Animation (#25i)

    The following courses will change from Current Prerequisite: NONE to Proposed Prerequisite(s): FI 111, FI 221, FI 222, FI 231, FI 256, FI 271, FI 272, FI 273, FI 341, FI 342, FI 371, EN 257, EN 281, EN 382, HA 252, HA 315, HA 347, or IT 251
  • FI 332 Film Genres: Science Fiction (#25j) 
  • FI 334 Films of the Supernatural (#25k)

Action: Approved.

  • New Required Course:
    Course # and Title: FI 261 Introduction to Sound (#26)
    Requested implementation date: Fall 2015
    Division: School of Liberal Arts
    CIP code: 50.0602
    Location: on campus
    Level: Lower division
    Gen Ed: none
    Total Credits: 3
    Lecture hrs: 2
    Studio/Lab hrs:
    2
    Description:
    In this production course in sound for digital filmmaking, students explore the phenomena of sound, the art of audio recording, and the function of sound for the screen. Technical topics include digital recording, editing, and mixing; sound wave manipulation; audio processing; microphone technique; preparation for multi-track mixing; and final digital mixing to picture.
    Prerequisite: none
    Co-requisite: none
    Action: Approved.

B. S. Degree Program

  • New Course:
    Course number and title: FI 334 Film Genres: Films of the Supernatural (#16)
    Requested implementation date: Fall 2014
    Division: School of Liberal Arts
    CIP code:
    50.0601
    Location:
    on campus
    Level:
    Upper division
    Total Credits:
    3
    Lecture:
    2
    Lab/Studio:
    2
    Gen Ed:
    none
    Description:
    This course examines films that involve the supernatural, frequently a subgenre of the horror film. Students explore story conventions, iconography, and the relationship to cultural and literary foundations from which these films derive.
    Prerequisite:
    none
    Co-requisite:
    none
    Action:
    Approved.
  • New Elective Course:
    Course # and Title: FI 323 Sexuality in Cinema (#30)
    Requested implementation date:
    Fall 2014
    Division:
    School of Liberal Arts
    CIP code:
    50.0601
    Location:
    on campus
    Level:
    Upper division
    Gen Ed:
    The Arts G6
    Total Credits:
    3
    Lecture hrs:
    2
    Studio/Lab hrs:
    2
    Description:
    This lecture/screening course examines the representation of sexuality in cinema as it’s been constructed by Hollywood, independent filmmakers and contemporary media artists. Starting with early cinema and moving through the Hays Code era, the radical ‘60s, and into contemporary times, students view works that portray multiple forms of sexuality and gender identity, while contextualizing it with the politics of its time.
    Prerequisites:
    FI 111, FI 221, FI 222, FI 231, FI 256, FI 271, FI 272, FI 273, FI 341, FI 342, FI 371, EN 257, EN 281, EN 382, HA 252, HA 315, HA 347, or IT 251
    Co-requisite:
    none
    Action:
    Approved.
  • New Elective Course:
    Course # and Title: FI 223 Women Make Movies: A History of Women’s Filmmaking (#54a)
    Requested implementation date:
    Spring 2015
    Division:
    School of Liberal Arts
    CIP code
    : 50.0601
    Location:
    on campus
    Level:
    Lower division
    Gen Ed:
    Proposed to meet Humanities G7
    Total Credits:
    3
    Lecture hrs:
    2
    Studio/Lab hrs:
    2
    Description:

    Students analyze the work of women filmmakers from the earliest days of the silent cinema to the late 1970s. Emphasis is placed upon recuperating women’s historical contributions to the motion picture arts as well as exploring the creative processes of individual artists.
    Prerequisites:
    none
    Co-requisites:
    none
    Action:
    Approved.
  • Form D6 - Department is requesting this course be listed under the Film
    Studies Specialization category. (#54b)
    Action: Approved.
  • Online Delivery:
    FI 111-OLX Introduction to Film (#54c)
    3 cr., 2 lec., 3 lab/studio hrs.
    Requested Date of Implementation: Spring 2015
    Action: Approved for online delivery.

A.A.S. 2-year, B.S., and B.S. Degree Program

  • New Elective Course:
    Course # and Title: FI 324 The Romantic Comedy (#34a)
    Requested implementation date:
    Fall 2014
    Division: School of Liberal Arts
    CIP Code: 50.0601
    Location: on campus
    Level: Upper division
    Gen Ed: Humanities G7
    Total Credits: 3
    Lecture hrs: 2
    Studio/Lab hrs: 2
    Description:
    This course surveys romantic comedy from the early sound era to the present, considering how cultural anxieties about gender, class, and marriage influenced the representation of sex, love, and courtship rituals; interrelations between stardom and authorship; and the changing nature of cinematic sexuality after World War II.
    Prerequisites: FI 111, FI 221, FI 222, FI 231, FI 256, FI 271, FI 272, FI 273, FI 341, FI 342, FI 323, FI 371, EN 257, EN 281, EN 382, HA 252, HA 315, HA 347, or IT 251
    Co-requisites: none
  • FI 256 Screenwriting I, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs., move from S2 to S3 (#34b)
  • Drop LA 248 Introduction to Sound, 3 cr., 2 lec./2 lab hrs., from S3 (#34c)
  • Add FI 261 Introduction to Sound (renumbered LA 248) to S2 (#34c)
    Requested date of implementation: Fall 2014
    Action: Approved.

Health, Physical Education and Dance Department

  • PE 117 - Change in Course Title from "Creating Dance: An Introduction to Movement" to "Choreography I", 1 cr., 2 lab/studio hrs (#33a)
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2014
    Action: Approved.
  • New Elective Course:
    Course # and Title: PE 219 Dances of the Middle East and India II (#33b)
    Requested implementation date: Fall 2014
    Division: School of Liberal Arts
    CIP code: 36.0114
    Location: on campus
    Level: Undergraduate (all students)
    Gen Ed: The Arts G6
    Total Credits: 1
    Lecture hrs: 0
    Studio/Lab hrs: 2
    Description:
    This course offers a profound immersion into the classical and folk
    dance arts of the Middle East and India by illuminating their music, history and cultural contexts. Students gain a greater appreciation for the choreography, ornate costuming and live performance of these joyous, expressive dance arts.
    Prerequisite: PE 119 Dances of the Middle East and India
    Co-requisite: none
    Action: Approved.

History of Art Department

  • New Elective Course:
    HA 316 The Bauhaus, 3 credits, 3 lec. hrs.
    Requested implementation date: Fall 2014 (#8a)
  • Drop HA 391 The Bauhaus (Honors). This course was replaced by HA 316 The Bauhaus, approved at the October 17, 2013, meeting. (#8b)
    Action: Approved.
  • New Elective Course:
    Course # and Title: HA 241 History of Photojournalism (#12)
    Requested implementation date: Fall 2014
    Division: School of Liberal Arts
    CIP code: 50.0703
    Location: on campus
    Level: Upper division
    Gen Ed: Humanities G7
    Total Credits: 3
    Lecture hrs: 3
    Description:

    This course surveys the history of photojournalism as a modern
    mode of visual communication, and the global political and social history it represents. Students further develop their visual literacy, knowledge of modern history, and understanding of the functions of mass and social media.
    Prerequisite: none
    Co-requisite: none
    Action: Approved.
  • Change course number for History of Photography from HA 343 to HA 243. (#40)
    Action: Approved.
  • New Interdisciplinary Elective Course:
    Course # and Title: HA 272 Mathematics and Islamic Art (interdisciplinary course) (#44)
    Requested implementation date: Spring 2015
    Division: School of Liberal Arts
    CIP code: 04.0801
    Location: on campus
    Level: Upper division
    Gen Ed: Proposed to meet Humanities G7 and Other World Civ G9
    Total Credits:
    3
    Lecture hrs: 3
    Description:
    This is an interdisciplinary course cross-listed with MA 272. Students are introduced to the art and architecture of the Islamic world from the 7th century CE to the present. They are given a glimpse into the intertwined nature of mathematical, structural and decorative languages used by artisans and designers in this period.
    Prerequisite: Arithmetic proficiency
    Co-requisite: none
    Action: Approved.
  • New Elective Course:
    Course # and Title: HA 317 Italian Renaissance Art & Civilization (#49a)
    Requested implementation date: Spring 2015
    Division: School of Liberal Arts
    CIP Code: 50.0703
    Location: on campus
    Level: Upper division
    Gen Ed: Proposed Humanities G7
    Total Credits: 3
    Lecture hrs: 3
    Studio/Lab hrs: 0
    Description:
    This course is a survey of Italian art and its contexts from 1400
    through to the late 1500s, from the early Renaissance to the emergence of the Baroque. Students study traditions and innovations in style, subject, roles of artists and patrons, and modes of production within the flux of Renaissance history.
    Prerequisite: HA 112
    Co-requisite: none
    Action: Approved.
  • New Elective Course:
    Course # and Title: HA 244 Art and Architecture in Paris (#49b)
    Requested implementation date: Summer 2015
    Division: School of Liberal Arts
    CIP Code: 50.0703
    Location: Paris
    Level: Lower division
    Gen Ed: The Arts G6 and Humanities G7
    Total Credits: 3
    Lecture hrs: 3
    Studio/Lab hrs: 0
    Description:
    Conducted in Paris. This course provides the unique opportunity for students to learn about Paris and its art and architecture on site. They experience the works of art and monuments in person within the context of the city itself.
    Prerequisite: HA 111 or HA 112
    Co-requisite: none
    Action: Approved.

Online delivery:

  • HA 344-OLX History of Western Costume, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs. (#49c)
    Requested implementation date: Spring 2015
    Action: Approved for online delivery.
  • Change elective course title and course description for HA 212: (#49d)
    Current title: Renaissance Art
    Proposed title: Renaissance Art in Florence

Current Catalog Description: Conducted in Florence, this course presents an in-depth study of Italian Renaissance painting, sculpture, and architecture in
Florence from the late Middle Ages through the early Baroque. (G7: Humanities)

Proposed Catalog Description: Conducted in Florence. This course presents an in-depth study of Italian Renaissance painting, sculpture, and architecture in Florence from the fourteenth to seventeenth centuries. (G7: Humanities)

Requested implementation date: Spring 2015
Action: Approved.

Liberal Arts

  • New Elective Courses:
    Course # and Title: HI 205 American Business from Slavery to the Present (#4a)
    Requested implementation date: Fall 2015
    CIP code: 54.0102
    Location: on campus
    Level: Lower division
    Gen Ed: American History G10
    Total Credits: 3
    Lecture hrs: 3
    Description:
    A defining experience of the last millennium, and possibly the next, is the rise of big business in the U.S. Students learn a general history of entrepreneurship in America and a series of case studies about government regulation, labor relations, and other topics.
    Prerequisite: none
    Co-requisite: none
  • Course # and Title: HI 395 Big Ideas in History: Smith, Darwin, Marx, Freud (Honors) (#4b)
    Requested implementation date: Fall 2015
    Division: School of Liberal Arts
    CIP code: 54.0101
    Location: on campus
    Level: Upper division
    Gen Ed: Western Civilization G5; Humanities G7
    Total Credits: 3
    Lecture hrs: 3
    Description:
    Students learn Western history through the lens of the Big Four of modern thought – Adam Smith, Charles Darwin, Karl Marx, and Sigmund Freud. They use their ideas to grapple with European and American history from the Age of Empire to the birth of modern business, politics, and people.
    Prerequisites: Qualification for Presidential Scholars program or 3.5 GPA with approval of Dean for Liberal Arts
    Co-requisite: none
  • Course # and Title: HI 227 Pasts in the Present: Modern Chinese History (#4c)
    Requested implementation date: Spring 2014
    Division: School of Liberal Arts
    CIP code: 54.0106
    Location: on campus
    Level: Lower division
    Gen Ed: Other World Civilizations G9
    Total Credits: 3
    Lecture hrs: 3
    Description:
    This course introduces students to modern Chinese history as well as ways through which one can examine and understand the historical roots of current affairs in and related to China. Two major themes are: changes and continuity in modern China, and China in the world.
    Prerequisite: none
    Co-requisite: none
    Action:
    Approved.

Modern Languages and Cultures Department

  • New Course:
    Course # and Title: IT 345 Food for Thought: Gastronomy in Italian Literature and Culture (#7)
    Requested implementation date: Fall 2014
    Division: on campus
    CIP code: 05.0126
    Location: on campus
    Level: Upper division
    Gen Ed: Humanities G7
    Total Credits: 3
    Lecture hrs: 3
    Description:
    From the excesses of the Roman table to today’s “slow food movement” heritage, this course traces the historical evolution of Italian cuisine and maps an overview of Italian literature and culture through an analysis of influential literary texts. Taught in English.
    Prerequisite: EN 121
    Co-requisite: none
    Action: Approved.
  • New Elective Course:
    Course # and Title: MC 331 Film Genres: Melodrama (#35)
    Requested implementation date: Spring 2015
    Division: School of Liberal Arts
    CIP code: 50.0601
    Location: on campus
    Level: Upper division
    Gen Ed: Humanities G7
    Total Credits: 3
    Lecture hrs: 2
    Studio/Lab hrs: 2
    Description:
    Students are introduced to the genre of melodrama and its development from the silent era through the present day. Students analyze formal and
    thematic elements, with a focus on political and social-cultural contexts. Screenings include classical Hollywood pictures, soap operas, telenovelas, and films from Asia, Europe, and Latin America.
    Prerequisites: FI 111, FI 221, FI 222, FI 231, FI 256, FI 271, FI 272, FI 273, FI 341, FI 342, FI 371, EN 257, EN 281, EN 382, HA 252, HA 315, HA 347, or IT 251, or permission of instructor
    Co-requisite: none
    Action: Approved.
  • Change credits for all 3.5 credit Modern Language courses (#46)
    Current Credits: 3.5 cr., 3 lec. and 1 lab/studio hr.
    Proposed Credits: 3 cr., 2 lec., and 2 lab/studio hr.
    Action: Approved.

Science & Math Department

  • New Interdisciplinary Elective Course:
    Course # and Title:
    MA 272 Mathematics and Islamic Art (#44)
    Requested implementation date:
    Spring 2015
    Division:
    School of Art and Design
    CIP code:
    04.0801
    Location
    : on campus
    Level:
    Lower division
    Gen Ed:
    Proposed to meet Humanities G7 and Other World Civ G9
    Total Credits:
    3
    Lecture hrs:
    3
    Description
    :
    This is an interdisciplinary course cross-listed with HA 272. Students are introduced to the art and architecture of the Islamic world from the 7th century CE to the present. They are given a glimpse into the intertwined nature of mathematical, structural and decorative languages used by artisans and designers in this period.
    Prerequisite:
    Arithmetic proficiency
    Co-requisite:
    none
    Action:
    Approved.
  • Change credits for MA 222 (#45)
    Current Credits: 3.5 cr., 3 lec. and 1 lab/studio hr.
    Proposed Credits: 3 cr., 2 lec., and 2 lab/studio hr.
    Action: Approved.
  • New Required Course for Photography:
    Course # and Title: SC 132 Color Science for Photography (#51)
    Requested Date of Implementation: Spring 2015
    Division: School of Liberal Arts
    CIP Code: 40.0801
    Location: on campus
    Level: Upper division
    Gen Ed: Proposed to meet Natural Sciences G3
    Total Credits: 3
    Lecture hrs: 2
    Studio/Lab hrs: 2
    Description:
    This color science course focuses on topics that are relevant to photography majors, including digital color and light. Weekly laboratory exercises provide students with hands-on experience with the technologies of color analysis and formation.
    Prerequisites: Arithmetic Proficiency
    Co-requisites: none
    Action: Approved.

Social Sciences Department
Online Course (elective):

  • SS 237-OLX Industrial Psychology (#6a)
    Requested implementation date: Spring 2014.

Online Course (elective):

  • SS 378–OLX Asian Global Popular Culture (#6b)
    Requested implementation date: Spring 2014.
    Action: Approved for online delivery.
  • New Elective Courses:
    Course # and Title: SS 386 Youth Subculture, Identity, and Fashion: A Sociological Perspective (#11a)
    Requested implementation date: Fall 2014
    Division: School of Liberal Arts
    Location: on campus
    Level: Upper division
    CIP code: 45.1101
    Gen Ed: Social Sciences G4 and Other World Civilizations G9
    Total Credits: 3
    Lecture hrs: 3
    Description:
    This course explores youth subcultures, in relation to gender, race and class identity. Students are introduced to various case studies of youth subcultures around the world, including Goth, Punk, and Lolita, and analyze how their values, norms, attitudes and beliefs are reflected stylistically.
    Prerequisite: none
    Co-requisite: none
  • Course # and Title: SS 379 Sociology of the Digital Era (#11b)
    Requested implementation date: Fall 2014
    Division: School of Liberal Arts
    CIP code: 45.1101
    Location: on campus
    Level: Upper division
    Gen Ed: Social Sciences G4
    Total Credits: 3
    Lecture hrs: 3
    Description:
    This course explores the impact of digital information and communication technologies (ICT’s) in everyday life. Students examine how digital
    ICT’s have transformed social relations, social structures, identity formation processes, and cultural, political, and economic practices.
    Prerequisite: none
    Co-requisite: none
    Action: Approved.
  • Change prerequisites for: (#50)
    SS 244 Fashion Economics
    Current Prerequisite: NONE
    Proposed Prerequisite: SS 141 and SS 242
    Action: Approved.

School of Graduate Studies

Art Market: Principles and Practices Department
Cover Page Listing of Curriculum Changes

  • Change Major Name from “Art Market: Principles and Practices” to “Art Market” (#27a)
    Requested implementation date: Fall 2014

Semester 1
Change in Major Page
Requested implementation date: Fall 2014

  • Change course title for AM 511 from “Principles of Gallery Management I: Design & Operations” to “Gallery Management and Operations” (#27b)
  • Change course title for AM 521 from “History of Modern Art: 1870 to 1945” to “History of Art: 1870 to 1945” (#27c)
  • New Required Course:
    Course # and Title: AM 533 Core Business Practices (#27d)
    Requested implementation date: Fall 2014
    Division: School of Graduate Studies
    CIP code: 50.1002
    Location: on campus
    Level: Graduate
    Gen Ed: none
    Total Credits: 3
    Lecture hrs: 3
    Studio/Lab hrs: 0
    Description:
    This course provides a foundation of core business practices as
    applied in the small business area. Students are introduced to all functional areas of business, including finance, legal, managerial, operations, and business strategy. Methods of business operations, types of ownership, and how they all work together to establish a sustainable venture are covered.
    Prerequisite: none
    Co-requisite: none
  • Drop Required Course AM 532 Starting an Art Business, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs. (#27e)

Semester 2
Change in Major Page
Requested implementation date: Spring 2015

  • Change course title for AM 512 from “Principles of Gallery Management II: The Business of Art” to “The Business of Art” (#27f)
  • Change course title for AM 522 from “History of Contemporary Art: 1945 to Present” to “History of Art 1945 to 1990” (#27g)
  • Change course title for AM 531 from “Marketing Art for Profit and Non-Profit Organization” to “Marketing for Art Organizations” (#27h)
  • Change course title for AM 571 from “Computer Technology for the Art World” to “Computer Technology for the Art Market" (#27i)


Semester 3

Change in Major Page
Requested implementation date: Fall 2015
j. Change course title for AM 613 from “Principles of Gallery Management III: Valuation & Appraisal” to “Valuation and Appraisal” (#27j)
k. Change course title for AM 623 from “Seminar: The New York Art World” to “Public, Non-Profit and Art Services Sectors” (#27k)
l. Change course title for AM 633 from “Seminar: Art, Law, & Professional Ethics” to “Art, Law, and Professional Ethics” (#27l)

  • New Required Course:
    Course # and Title: AM 653 Practicum: Public Program (#27m)
    Requested implementation date: Fall 2015
    Division: School of Graduate Studies
    CIP code: 30.1401
    Location: on campus
    Level: Graduate
    Gen Ed: none
    Total Credits: 3
    Lecture hrs: 1
    Studio/Lab hrs: 4
    Description:
    The first in a two-semester sequence of courses. In the first part of
    this course, offered in the Fall semester, students organize and execute a public panel discussion on a topic of current interest to the art market. In the second part of the course, they undertake the preliminary planning for a group exhibition to be mounted in the Spring.
    Prerequisite: none
    Co-requisite: none
  • Drop required course: AM 651 Exhibition & Interpretation: Theory, Planning & Design from semester 3, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs. (#27n)

Semester 4
Change in Major Page
Requested implementation date: Spring 2016

  • Change course title for AM 641 from “Art Now: Communicating New Trends in Art” to “Art Now: Communicating Current Trends in Art” (#27o)
  • New Required Course:
    Course # and Title: AM 654 Practicum: Exhibition (#27p)
    Requested implementation date: Spring 2015
    Division: School of Graduate Studies
    CIP code: 30.1401
    Location: on campus
    Level: Graduate
    Gen Ed: none
    Total Credits: 3
    Lecture hrs: 1
    Studio/Lab hrs: 4
    Description:
    The second in a two-semester sequence of courses. In this course, offered in the Spring semester, students organize and install a group exhibition at an off-campus venue. They create and produce an announcement, advertising, press release, catalog, and website.
    Prerequisite: AM 653 Practicum: Public Program
    Co-requisite: none
  • Drop Required Course: AM 652 Exhibition & Interpretation: Practicum from semester 4, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs. (#27q)
    Action: Approved.

Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing and Management Department
Master of Professional Studies Degree Program


Online/Blended Learning Required Course:

  • CF 670-BLX Graduate Seminar: Advanced Topics in Leadership, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs. (#20)
    Requested implementation date: Spring 2014
    Action: Approved.

Exhibition Design Department
Master of Arts Degree Program

Cover Page, Grids and Summaries
Change in Major Pages

  • New Courses:
    Fall Semester 1
    Course # and Title: ED 572 Exhibition Design Historical Perspectives and Theory (#28a)
    Requested implementation date: Fall 2015
    Division: School of Graduate Studies
    CIP code: 50.0704
    Location: on campus
    Level:
    Graduate
    Gen Ed: none
    Total Credits: 3
    Lecture hrs: 1
    Studio/Lab hrs: 4
    Description:
    This studio-based course explores the history, theory, and practice of exhibition design. Through presentations, studio design work and visits to design firms, museums, public and corporate venues, students examine key events and issues. Emphasis is placed on exhibitions as arbiters of fact and content authority, and the extraordinary gains being made in design innovation.
    Prerequisite: none
    Co-requisite: none
    Type of course: Required

Optional Winterim

  • Course # and Title: ED 573 International Professional Practices Seminar (#28b)
    Requested implementation date: Winterim 2016
    Division: School of Graduate Studies
    CIP code: 50.0704
    Location: on campus
    Level: Graduate
    Gen Ed: none
    Total Credits: 3
    Lecture hrs: 1
    Studio/Lab hrs: 4
    Description:
    In this seminar featuring domestic and overseas sessions with industry partners, students learn to apply fundamental and state of the art business practices. Through panel discussions, presentations, industry-led tours, and studio work, they delve into current marketing, management, and vendor relationship issues that impact the world of exhibitions and project management.
    Prerequisite: none
    Co-requisite: none
    Type of course: Elective

Spring Semester

  • Course # and Title: ED 523 Exhibition Design for the Museum Setting (#28c)
    Requested implementation date: Spring 2016
    Division: School of Graduate Studies
    CIP code: 50.0704
    Location: on campus
    Level: Graduate
    Gen Ed: none
    Total Credits: 3
    Lecture hrs: 0
    Studio/Lab hrs: 6
    Description:
    This studio-based course explores the great diversity of museum exhibitions such as permanent, pop-up, traveling, virtual and collections-based, and the myriad types of museums including art, historic, children’s, science, halls of fame, zoos, botanic gardens, religious, and memorials. This course incorporates multiple applied projects featuring a complete exhibition concept design program for a museum client.
    Prerequisite: none
    Co-requisite: none
    Type of course: Required
  • Course # and Title: ED 584 Exhibition Development and Evaluation (#28d)
    Requested implementation date: Spring 2016
    Division: School of Graduate Studies
    CIP code: 50.0704
    Location: on campus
    Level: Graduate
    Gen Ed: none
    Total Credits: 3
    Lecture hrs: 0
    Studio/Lab hrs: 6
    Description:
    This studio-based course introduces students to exhibition design development processes and the variations in practice across different venues. Brainstorming and ideation techniques are exercised and key phases and deliverables explored. The role that exhibition evaluation plays within the exhibition development and design process will be introduced and applied, including Front-End, Formative and Summative.
    Prerequisite: none
    Co-requisite: none
    Type of Course: Required

Fall Semester 2

  • Course # and Title: ED 691 Capstone Project Development and Qualifying Paper (#28e)
    Requested implementation date: Fall 2016
    Division: School of Graduate Studies
    CIP code: 50.0704
    Location: on campus
    Level: Graduate
    Gen Ed: none
    Total Credits: 3
    Lecture hrs: 0
    Studio/Lab hrs: 6
    Description:
    This capstone course is a continuation of ED 591, with co-requisites ED 643, ED 651, and ED 632. Students further develop the foundation of their capstone exhibition design project, and complete a graduate-level thesis qualifying paper.
    Prerequisite: ED 591 Exhibition Design Thesis: Directed Research
    Co-requisites: ED 643 Exhibition Design Graphics II, and ED 651 The Exhibition Model, ED 632 Advanced Presentation Techniques
    Type of Course: Required

  • Change Course Number ED 521 to ED 523 Exhibition Design for the Museum Setting, Prerequisites: ED 591, Co-requisites: ED 543 (#28f)
  • Change Course Number ED 532 to ED 632 (#28g)

Same course title: Advanced Presentation Techniques

  • Change Course Number ED 543 to ED 643 (#28h)
    Same course title: Exhibition Design Graphics II
  • Change Course Number ED 551 to ED 651 (#28i)
    Same course title: The Exhibition Model

Other:

  • Drop ED 583 from spring semester, 3 cr., 6 lab/studio hrs. (#28j)
  • Drop IC 592 from Summerim 2, 3 credits (#28k)
  • Add IC 592, 3 credits - this IC course will be changed to a post-graduate elective as an option for students following completion of the MA degree requirements. (#28e)
    Action: Approved.
  • Change prerequisite for required course ED 691 Capstone Project Development & Qualifying Paper, 3 cr., 6 lab/studio hrs (#41)
    Current Prerequisite: none
    Proposed Prerequisite: ED591
    Current Co-requisite: none
    Proposed Co-requisite: ED 643, ED 651 and ED 632
    Requested implementation date: Spring 2016
    Action: Approved.

Fashion & Textile Studies Department
Master of Arts Degree Program


Semester 4:

  • New Major Area Elective Course:
    Course # and Title: FT 634 Advanced Curatorial: Historic Interiors (#19a)
    Requested implementation date: Spring 2014
    Division: School of Graduate Studies
    Credits: 3
    Lecture hrs: 3
    Level: Graduate
    Gen Ed: no
    Description:
    In this course, students broaden their understanding of the key European and American decorative arts from the seventeenth through to the early twentieth century. They study decorative art objects and textiles found in American public collections. Material culture, geography, and trade are addressed. Professional museum interpretation and care of objects within historic interiors is covered.
    Prerequisite: none
    Co-requisite: none
  • Drop FT 632 Advanced Curatorial: Acquisitions Theory and Practice, 2 cr., 2 lec. hrs. (#19b)
    Form C - Change in Major Page
    Action: Approved.
Sustainable Interior Environments Department
Master of Arts Degree Program

  • New Online/Blended Learning Course:
    SE 563-OLX Chemistry for Interior Environments, 1.5 cr., 1.5 lec. hrs. (#14)
    Requested implementation date: Winter 2014
    Elective.
    CIP code: 50.0703
    Action: Approved for online delivery/blended learning.

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