Aug 10, 2022  
2018-2019 SUNY Potsdam Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 SUNY Potsdam Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


@ = Indicates a non-liberal arts course. Please refer to College Credit Policies  for a description of non-liberal arts credits.

 

Computer Science

  
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    CIS 203 - Computer Science II


    4 Credit(s)

    Data and mathematical structures: algorithms, basic data types, arrays, linear lists, linked lists, stacks, queues, trees. Introduction to object-oriented programming. Recursion. Laboratory required. Fall and Spring.

    Prerequisite(s): CIS 201  with a minimum grade of 2.0.
  
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    CIS 217 - Language and Symbolic Logic


    3 Credit(s)

    Relation of language, logic and theory of logical analysis; axiomatic development of elementary logistic system; consistency, completeness and independence. Cross-listed with PHIL 217 . As warranted.

  
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    CIS 280 - Selected Languages


    1 Credit(s)

    Topics not normally covered by regular course offerings. Emphasis on selected languages. May be repeated for up to 3 credits with different languages. As warranted.

    Prerequisite(s): CIS 203 .
  
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    CIS 280A - Selected Languages


    1 Credit(s)

    Topics not normally covered by regular course offerings. Emphasis on selected languages. May be repeated for up to 3 credits with different languages. As warranted.

    Prerequisite(s): CIS 203 .
  
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    CIS 280B - Selected Languages


    1 Credit(s)

    Topics not normally covered by regular course offerings. Emphasis on selected languages. May be repeated for up to 3 credits with different languages. As warranted.

    Prerequisite(s): CIS 203 .
  
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    CIS 280C - Selected Languages


    1 Credit(s)

    Topics not normally covered by regular course offerings. Emphasis on selected languages. May be repeated for up to 3 credits with different languages. As warranted.

    Prerequisite(s): CIS 203 .
  
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    CIS 295 - Special Topics


    1-12 Credit(s)

  
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    CIS 298 - Tutorial


    1-3 Credit(s)

  
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    CIS 300 - Foundations of Computer Science


    4 Credit(s)

    Topics include introductions to: propositional logic, sets, and formal languages; mathematical proof techniques; incomputability; and recurrence relations. Fall and Spring.

    Prerequisite(s): CIS 203 .
  
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    CIS 301 - Theory of Computation


    3 Credit(s)

    Regular and context-free languages, turing machines, and the halting problem. Fall.

    Prerequisite(s): CIS 203  and CIS 300 .
  
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    CIS 303 - Algorithm Analysis and Design


    3 Credit(s)

    Analysis and design of algorithms on data structures, including algorithms for processing graphs, trees and strings. Introduction to the theory of algorithm complexity. Fall and Spring.

    Prerequisite(s): CIS 203  and CIS 300 .
  
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    CIS 310 - Operating Systems


    3 Credit(s)

    Principles of operating systems concurrency, scheduling, virtual memory, device management, security and protection, deadlocks, introduction to networking. Fall.

    Prerequisite(s): CIS 203 .
  
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    CIS 326 - Computer Simulation


    3 Credit(s)

    Computer sampling from probability distributions, queuing theory, data collection and manipulation, computer programming techniques and organization in simulation analysis and validation, and simulation languages. Emphasis on simulation in systems analysis. As warranted.

    Prerequisite(s): CIS 203  and MATH 152 .
  
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    CIS 327 - Numerical Methods


    3 Credit(s)

    Solution of nonlinear equations and interpolation via polynomials and piecewise polynomials. Numerical differentiation and integration. Error analysis. Convergence criteria. Numerical techniques for ordinary differential equations. As warranted.

    Prerequisite(s): MATH 152 .
  
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    CIS 356 - Assembly Language and Computer Architecture


    4 Credit(s)

    Principles of digital logic, sequential and combinatorial logic circuits, the von Neumann architecture, and microprocessor design. Introduction to binary and hexadecimal number systems, integer representation in binary, assembly and machine language, and subprogram call and return implementation.

    Prerequisite(s): CIS 203 .
  
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    CIS 362 - Game Development and Design


    3 Credit(s)

    A programming-intensive introduction to video game studies. Students work in teams to design, program, polish, and test a complete video game using an appropriate game engine. Enough 3D graphics to position and use objects in a game world. A look at games as cultural artifacts.

    Prerequisite(s): CIS 203 .
  
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    CIS 380 - Professional Practice


    3 Credit(s)

    Gen Ed: SI credit.
    Seminar. Influence of computer revolution on society: automation, data banks, security, moneyless economy, numeralization and individual depersonalization, privacy. A minimum of Junior standing required. Fall.

    Prerequisite(s): CIS 203 .
  
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    CIS 395 - Special Topics


    1-12 Credit(s)

  
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    CIS 398 - Tutorial


    1-3 Credit(s)

  
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    CIS 405 - Software Engineering


    3 Credit(s)

    Gen Ed: WI credit.
    An introduction to the creation of large, reliable software systems. Topics include: requirements and specification; formal, object-oriented, and agile methodologies; system design; validation, verification, and testing; quality, reliability, and safety; cost estimation and project metrics; management, maintenance, and reuse; software standards; software engineering tools. Spring.

    Prerequisite(s): CIS 203 .
  
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    CIS 410 - Computer Networks


    3 Credit(s)

    Digital communications, computer networks, protocol families; client-server architecture, network security. Spring.

    Prerequisite(s): CIS 203 .
  
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    CIS 411 - Advanced Operating Systems


    3 Credit(s)

    Design objectives of operating systems. Sequential processes, resource allocation, concurrent process control and communication, processor and memory management, virtual storage, program protection, effect of computer architecture on system design. Human factors interface. As warranted.

    Prerequisite(s): CIS 310 .
  
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    CIS 420 - Database Systems


    3 Credit(s)

    Information and storage and retrieval, data base systems, data modeling and the relational model, normalization, data description languages and SQL. As warranted.

    Prerequisite(s): CIS 203 .
  
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    CIS 421 - Artificial Intelligence


    3 Credit(s)

    Knowledge representation, searching and heuristics. Game and goal trees; graphs. Applications to game playing, theorem proving, pattern recognition and natural language processing. As warranted.

    Prerequisite(s): CIS 203 .
  
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    CIS 428 - Real Time Programming


    3 Credit(s)

    Techniques of interfacing real-world devices with computers and process control programming. As warranted.

    Prerequisite(s): CIS 356 .
  
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    CIS 443 - Programming Languages


    3 Credit(s)

    Comparative study of programming languages. Functional, logic and object-oriented paradigms. Syntactic and semantic issues in language design. Spring.

    Prerequisite(s): CIS 203 .
  
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    @CIS 450 - High Performance Computing


    3 Credit(s)

    Concepts, practices, and applications of High Performance Computing (HPC); programming using current HPC models used in the computer science research and education community. Students will engage in HPC research projects that will lead to the preparation of written and oral reports suitable for presentation at undergraduate research conferences.

    Prerequisite(s): CIS 203  and CIS 300 .
  
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    CIS 461 - Computer Graphics


    3 Credit(s)

    Two- and three-dimensional computer graphics and graphics systems including command languages and system design. As warranted.

    Prerequisite(s): CIS 203  and CIS 300 .
  
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    CIS 463 - Compiler Construction


    3 Credit(s)

    Constructing translators for computer programming languages. Organization of a compiler, symbol tables, lexical scan, storage allocation, object code generation, error diagnostic and code optimization. Top-down and bottom-up parsing. Compiler generation tools. As warranted.

    Prerequisite(s): CIS 443 .
  
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    CIS 465 - Advanced Computer Organization


    3 Credit(s)

    Logic devices and systems. Micro- and minicomputer architecture, software systems, peripherals and methods for interfacing microcomputers with external devices. As warranted.

    Prerequisite(s): CIS 356 .
  
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    @CIS 468 - Computer Systems Management


    3 Credit(s)

    Seminar. Management and maintenance of networked systems. Configuration, installation, security. As warranted.

  
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    CIS 475 - Introduction to Cryptography


    3 Credit(s)

    Mathematical tools for modern cryptography and cryptanalysis including elementary number theory, algebra, and probability theory. Survey of contemporary cipher systems, their security and complexity. Work includes programming projects and mathematics problems appropriate for the subject and level of the student. As warranted.

    Prerequisite(s): CIS 300  or MATH 340 .
  
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    CIS 480 - Senior Project


    3-6 Credit(s)

    Students perform a research project or substantial programming project under supervision of faculty. Project proposals, journals and formal reports are expected. Team projects are encouraged. Senior standing required. A minimum GPA of 2.0 required in CS major requirements. As warranted.

  
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    @CIS 485 - Senior Seminar


    3 Credit(s)

    Current practices and future developments in the broad field of Information Technology. Course will be managed by students under the supervision of a faculty member. Students will be responsible for identifying and inviting presenters, for selecting reading material for the class, and for summarizing and documenting information after the presentation. A minimum of Junior standing required. As warranted.

  
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    @CIS 490 - Computer Science Internship


    1-6 Credit(s)

    Students work in a real-world environment with business and industry or in conjunction with a member of the CS faculty. A program proposal must be prepared, regular measures of progress taken and reported upon, and a final report developed for presentation. Team projects may be undertaken. Senior standing and a minimum GPA of 2.0 in CS major requirements required. As warranted.

  
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    CIS 495 - Special Topics


    1-12 Credit(s)

  
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    CIS 498 - Tutorial


    1-3 Credit(s)


Cultures and Literatures

  
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    LITT 350 - North African Literatures and Cultures


    3 Credit(s)

    Introduction to the paradigm of plurality in the cultures of North Africa and to its determining role in the mediation, reinterpretation and transmission of culture between East and West, North and South. Historical, literary and cultural perspectives for understanding contemporary North African voices expressed in fiction, folklore, poetry, and film. As warranted.


Dance

Courses are offered each semester unless otherwise designated.

  
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    DANC 100 - Mind of the Artist


    4 Credit(s)

    Gen Ed: FS & AC credit.
    An introduction to the nature of art and the process of its creation, with special emphasis on the study of dance and theatre. Cross-listed with DRAM 100 . Fall and Spring.

  
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    DANC 101 - Introduction to Performance Studies


    3 Credit(s)

    Gen Ed: AC & FC credit.
    An introductory course that explores the theories and evidence for the origins of performance and how different cultures create performance arts events and rituals. Cross-listed with DRAM 101 . Fall.

  
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    DANC 110 - Beginning Ballet


    2 Credit(s)

    Gen Ed: AE & PE credit.
    Introduction to ballet basics for students who have no applied dance background. Recommended for students in related performing arts who wish to have some dance experience. Class and concert attendance required. As warranted.

  
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    DANC 111 - Beginning Modern Dance


    2 Credit(s)

    Gen Ed: AE & PE credit.
    Modern dance training for students who have no applied dance background. Recommended for students in related performing arts who wish to have some dance experience. May be used toward physical education requirement. Class and concert attendance required. As warranted.

  
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    DANC 112 - Beginning Jazz Technique


    2 Credit(s)

    Gen Ed: AE & PE credit.
    Dance training in the jazz style for students who have no applied dance background. Recommended for students in related performing arts who wish to have some dance experience. May be used toward physical education requirement. Class and concert attendance required. As warranted.

  
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    DANC 114 - Beginning Kripalu-Style Yoga


    2 Credit(s)

    Gen Ed: PE credit.
    Introduction to asana (posture practice) pranayama breath control, meditation techniques, history, and underlying philosophy of Hatha Yoga and Swami Kripalu. As warranted.

  
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    @DANC 116 - Pilates Practice


    2 Credit(s)

    Gen Ed: PE credit.
    Studio course to increase body awareness, balance, strength, flexibility and coordination through methods and theories of Joseph Pilates. Fall.

  
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    DANC 120 - Performance Explorations


    3 Credit(s)

    Gen Ed: AE credit.
    An introductory interdisciplinary course designed to provide students of dance and theatre with fundamental skills in personal expression, improvisation, and communication as a performing artist. As warranted.

  
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    DANC 130 - Understanding Dance


    4 Credit(s)

    Gen Ed: AC & FS credit.
    This course is an introduction to dance history and dance appreciation. The course develops one’s ability to look at and understand dance as a vital art form. The purpose of this course is to provide students with an overview of dance-as an art form, a cultural activity, and a mode of creative expression. This course will introduce students to some of the key people, events, and concepts that underlie the development of Western Theatrical Dance-primarily ballet, modern dance, and jazz dance. Students will be involved in (a) the viewing, discussing, and critiquing of dance in live and video formats, (b) reading and writing about dance (c) physically exploring elements of dance, and (d) making speeches and other public oral presentations about dance. Spring.

  
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    DANC 195 - Special Topics


    1-12 Credit(s)

  
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    DANC 198 - Tutorial


    1-3 Credit(s)

  
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    DANC 205 - Production Techniques: Dance/Drama/Music


    3 Credit(s)

    Gen Ed: AE credit.
    Basic skills and procedures in producing theatrical productions, including lighting, costume design and construction, running crew, and set construction. Lab required. Cross-listed with DRAM 205 .

  
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    @DANC 207 - Technical Theatre Production I


    1 Credit(s)

    This practicum course comprises hands-on work in the shops and back stage areas during the production process. Students will apply the knowledge and experience gained in or DRAM 206  or DRAM 223  towards completing a minimum of 20 total hours of shop-related work for the semester, as well as fulfilling a production-related responsibility (various back-stage and related crews, front of house, publicity, for ex.) as part of a department-supported production. Fall and Spring.

    Prerequisite(s): DRAM 206  or DRAM 223 .
  
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    DANC 211 - Dance Improvisation


    3 Credit(s)

    Gen Ed: AE credit.
    Studio course designed to develop an awareness of individual movement patterns and the use of those patterns in expression. Emphasis on individual creative imagination and cooperative group relationships. Class attendance required. Concurrent enrollment in dance technique class strongly recommended. Spring.

  
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    DANC 212 - Pilates-Based Conditioning


    3 Credit(s)

    Gen Ed: PE credit.
    The purpose of this course is to increase body awareness, balance, strength, flexibility, range of motion and coordination through the method and theories of Joseph Pilates. Focus is on Pilates-based mat and pre-mat exercises, and anatomical principles and their application to the exercises. Class attendance required. As warranted.

  
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    DANC 221 - Modern Dance I


    4 Credit(s)

    Gen Ed: AE & PE credit.
    Educating the body as an instrument for artistic expression. Emphasis on development of flexibility, strength, coordination and awareness of principles of motion. Class and concert attendance, and reading/writing assignments required. Instructor permission and previous dance experience required. Fall.

  
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    DANC 222 - Modern Dance I


    4 Credit(s)

    Gen Ed: AE & PE credit.
    Continuation of DANC 221 . Spring.

    Prerequisite(s): DANC 221 .
  
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    @DANC 223 - Costume Construction


    4 Credit(s)

    Gen Ed: AE.
    Methods used in the planning and construction of costumes for the theatre with a focus on how theatrical costume construction differs from clothing construction for the consumer market. Emphasis includes theatrical construction, cutting, fitting, fabric and fiber analysis and adaptations for stage performance. Lab: Students work in small groups with close faculty supervision on projects from the seminar section, or costumes for a current production. Lab required. Cross-listed with @DRAM 223 . Fall.

  
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    DANC 231 - Ballet I


    3 Credit(s)

    Gen Ed: AE & PE credit.
    Classical ballet. Focus on correct use of the body, working knowledge of French terminology, awareness of music, mastery of quality of movement and historical context in which this art form developed. Class and concert attendance, and reading/writing assignments required. Previous dance experience and instructor permission required. As warranted.

  
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    DANC 232 - Ballet I


    3 Credit(s)

    Gen Ed: AE & PE credit.
    Continuation of DANC 231 . Class and concert attendance, and reading/writing assignments required. Previous dance experience and instructor permission required. As warranted.

  
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    DANC 234 - Intermediate Ballet


    2 Credit(s)

    Gen Ed: AE & PE credit.
    Classical ballet. Focus on correct use of the body, working knowledge of French terminology, awareness of music, mastery of quality of movement and historical context in which this art form developed. Class and concert attendance, and reading/writing assignments required. Fall.

    Prerequisite(s): Previous dance experience and permission.
  
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    DANC 235 - Intermediate Ballet


    2 Credit(s)

    Gen Ed: AE & PE credit.
    Continuation of DANC 234 . Class and concert attendance, and reading/writing assignments required. Previous dance experience and instructor permission required. Spring.

  
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    @DANC 244 - Stage Management


    3 Credit(s)

    Gen Ed: AE credit.
    Introduction to the knowledge and skills of stage management for theatre, dance and music events. Other aspects of performance management are studied such as box office, production, company and house management. Cross-listed with @DRAM 244 . Spring.

  
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    DANC 295 - Special Topics


    1-12 Credit(s)

  
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    DANC 298 - Tutorial


    1-3 Credit(s)

  
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    DANC 302 - Dance Education and Performance for Children K-4


    4 Credit(s)

    Gen Ed: SI, PE, & AE credit.
    Recommended for students in dance and/or elementary education programming. Provides students with hands-on techniques, strategies and information for teaching standard elementary school (K-4) curricular content, using dance and movement as additional teaching modalities.

    Prerequisite(s): sophomore standing. Concurrent registration in a dance technique class recommended but not required.
  
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    @DANC 307 - Technical Theatre Production II


    1 Credit(s)

    This upper-division advanced practicum course comprises hands-on work in the shops and back stage areas during the production process. Students will apply the knowledge and experience gained in  @DRAM 207 - Technical Theatre Production I . Students are required to complete a minimum of 20 total hours of shop-related work for the semester. Students will also complete an advanced production responsibility (crew leader, stage, house or publicity management, for ex.) attached to a department-supported production. Fall and Spring.

    Prerequisite(s): DRAM 207 .
  
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    @DANC 309 - Performance and Production


    1-3 Credit(s)

    Supervised experience in various phases of dance production, e.g. performance, directing, production management, backstage technical work, and publicity. Instructor permission required. Fall.

  
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    @DANC 310 - Performance and Production


    1-3 Credit(s)

    Supervised experience in various phases of dance production, e.g. performance, directing, production management, backstage technical work, and publicity. Instructor permission required. Spring.

  
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    DANC 311 - Dance Composition I


    3 Credit(s)

    Gen Ed: AE.
    Original studies developed through exploration of movement concepts. Fall.

    Prerequisite(s): DANC 211  or equivalent previous training.
    Corequisite(s): Dance technique class.
  
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    DANC 312 - Dance Composition II


    3 Credit(s)

    Gen Ed: AE credit.
    Continuation of Dance Composition I to further develop choreographic skills. Emphasis on content and structure to facilitate an increased movement vocabulary. Spring.

    Prerequisite(s): DANC 311 .
    Corequisite(s): Dance technique class.
  
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    DANC 314 - Costume History


    3 Credit(s)

    An exploration of the history of western dress emphasizing the socioeconomic, political, and moral environment that produced historic modes of dress.

  
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    DANC 319 - Movement, Theory and Notation


    3 Credit(s)

    Gen Ed: AE credit.
    Introduction to Laban Movement Analysis. Includes physical exploration and studies in observation, analysis and motif notation. Class attendance required. A minimum of Sophomore standing and previous dance experience required. Fall, even years.

  
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    DANC 320 - 20th/21st Century Dance History


    3 Credit(s)

    Gen Ed: AC & WI credit.
    The study of important artists, events and choreographic works from 1900 to the present day. Emphasis will be on modern and contemporary choreographers in the U.S. A minimum of Sophomore standing and an FW course required.

  
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    DANC 321 - Modern Dance II


    4 Credit(s)

    Gen Ed: AE & PE credit.
    Continuation of Modern Dance I for intermediate dancers. More extended and complex movement phrases. Class and concert attendance, and reading/writing assignments required. Instructor permission required. Fall.

    Prerequisite(s): DANC 222 .
  
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    DANC 322 - Modern Dance II


    4 Credit(s)

    Gen Ed: AE & PE credit.
    Continuation of DANC 321 . Class and concert attendance, and reading/writing assignments required. Instructor permission required. Spring.

    Prerequisite(s): DANC 321 .
  
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    DANC 325 - New Repertory


    1 Credit(s)

    Participation as a performer in building new dances, by faculty or guest artists. Analysis of the choreographic process through journal writing and group discussion. By audition. As warranted.

    Corequisite(s): Dance technique class.
  
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    DANC 331 - Ballet II


    3 Credit(s)

    Gen Ed: AE & PE credit.
    Intermediate classical ballet, continued development from DANC 232 . Class and concert attendance, and reading/writing assignments required. Instructor permission required. As warranted.

    Prerequisite(s): DANC 232 .
  
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    DANC 332 - Ballet II


    3 Credit(s)

    Gen Ed: AE & PE credit.
    Continuation of DANC 331 . Class and concert attendance, and reading/writing assignments required. Instructor permission required. As warranted.

    Prerequisite(s): DANC 331 .
  
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    @DANC 344 - Stage Management Practicum


    1-3 Credit(s)

    Students engage in a production-based project to explore and develop advanced stage management techniques and develop leadership skills in the performing arts. Fall and Spring.

  
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    DANC 355 - Lighting Design for the Stage


    3 Credit(s)

    Gen Ed: AE credit.
    An introduction to the art and craft of designing lighting for performances. Students will develop techniques for rendering and drafting lighting designs using computer software. Projects for staged productions will be assigned including designs for plays and dance works. Spring, odd years.

    Prerequisite(s): DANC 101 /DRAM 101 , and DANC 207 /DRAM 207  and DANC 311 .
  
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    @DANC 385 - Special Projects: Technique


    0-6 Credit(s)

    Gen Ed: AE & PE credit.
    For students who have completed the Modern Dance technique sequence who wish to continue technical training. Variable credit based on individual needs. Instructor permission required. As warranted.

    Prerequisite(s): DANC 441  or DANC 442 .
  
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    DANC 390 - Special Projects: Dance Composition


    1-3 Credit(s)

    This course functions in two ways: 1. A course in which students choreograph works for the Student Choreographers’ Concert, and 2. An individual program of study in choreography, designed by the student. The program is to be approved and supervised by a member of the dance faculty. Instructor permission required. Fall.

    Prerequisite(s): DANC 211  and DANC 311 .
    Corequisite(s): Dance technique class.
  
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    DANC 391 - Special Projects: Dance History


    1-3 Credit(s)

    An individual program of study in a specified area of dance history designed by the student and faculty member. The program is to be approved and supervised by a member of the dance faculty. Instructor permission required.

    Prerequisite(s): DANC 130  or DANC 320 .
  
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    DANC 395 - Special Topics


    1-12 Credit(s)

  
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    DANC 398 - Tutorial


    1-3 Credit(s)

  
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    DANC 411 - Group Forms


    3 Credit(s)

    Advanced work in dance composition. Emphasis on use of several dancers to develop choreographer’s idea, form and texture. As warranted.

    Prerequisite(s): DANC 312  or instructor permission required.
  
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    DANC 421 - Modern Dance III


    4 Credit(s)

    Gen Ed: AE & PE credit.
    Continuation of Modern Dance II for intermediate/advanced dancers. Class and concert attendance, and reading/writing assignments required. Instructor permission required. Fall.

    Prerequisite(s): DANC 322 .
  
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    DANC 422 - Modern Dance III


    4 Credit(s)

    Gen Ed: AE & PE credit.
    Continuation of DANC 421 . Class and concert attendance, and reading/writing assignments required. Instructor permission required. Spring.

    Prerequisite(s): DANC 421 .
  
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    DANC 441 - Modern Dance IV


    4 Credit(s)

    Gen Ed: AE & PE credit.
    Extension and elaboration of Modern Dance III. Emphasis on development of individual performance capabilities toward goal of mature artistic expression. Class and concert attendance, and reading/writing assignments required. Instructor permission required. Fall.

    Prerequisite(s): DANC 422 .
  
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    DANC 442 - Modern Dance IV


    4 Credit(s)

    Gen Ed: AE & PE credit.
    Continuation of DANC 441 . Class and concert attendance, and reading/writing assignments required. Instructor permission required. Spring.

    Prerequisite(s): DANC 441 .
  
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    @DANC 450 - The Teaching of Dance


    3 Credit(s)

    Gen Ed: SI credit.
    Guidance and experience of advanced dance students in various approaches in methodology in the teaching of dance as an art form. Dance majors and minors only. A minimum of Sophomore standing required. As warranted.

    Prerequisite(s): DANC 321  or DANC 322  or instructor permission required.
  
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    DANC 486 - Special Projects: Dramaturgy


    1-3 Credit(s)

    Independent study in Dramaturgy in which the student participates in a dance or theatrical production through text analysis, historical research, attending rehearsals and assisting the choreographer. Instructor permission required. As warranted.

    Prerequisite(s): DRAM 210 .
  
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    DANC 487 - Special Projects: Sound Design


    1-3 Credit(s)

    Advanced study in sound design and engineering for performance in dance. Instructor permission required. As warranted.

    Prerequisite(s): DRAM 255 .
  
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    @DANC 488 - Special Projects: Stage Management


    1-3 Credit(s)

    Advanced project in stage management associated with major dance concert. Instructor permission required. As warranted.

    Prerequisite(s): @DANC 244 /@DRAM 244  and @DANC 344 /DRAM 344.
  
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    DANC 489 - Special Projects: Makeup Design


    1-3 Credit(s)

    Advanced study in makeup and mask design for dance and dance-related productions. Instructor permission required. As warranted.

    Prerequisite(s): DRAM 333 .
  
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    @DANC 490 - Special Projects in Teaching


    1-3 Credit(s)

    An individual program of study in a specified area of teaching methodology and/or philosophy designed by the student and faculty member. The program is to be approved and supervised by a member of the dance faculty. Instructor permission required. As warranted.

    Prerequisite(s): DANC 302  or @DANC 450 .
  
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    DANC 491 - Special Projects in Movement, Theory and Notation


    1-3 Credit(s)

    An individual program of study in a specified area of Laban Movement Analysis designed by the student and faculty member. The program is to be approved and supervised by a member of the dance faculty. Instructor permission required. As warranted.

    Prerequisite(s): DANC 319 .
  
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    @DANC 492 - Special Projects: Technical Theatre


    1-3 Credit(s)

    Advanced study in the creation of sets, props, projections and special effects used in dance productions. Instructor permission required. As warranted.

    Prerequisite(s): DRAM 206 , and DANC 207 /DRAM 207  or DRAM 307 .
  
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    @DANC 494 - Senior Choreographic Project


    3 Credit(s)

    Faculty-mentored culminating project in choreography and production. Instructor permission required. Must concurrently take a dance technique class (3 days per week, minimum). Spring.

    Prerequisite(s): DANC 211  and DANC 311 .
  
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    DANC 495 - Special Topics


    1-12 Credit(s)

  
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    DANC 496 - Special Projects: Lighting Design


    1-3 Credit(s)

    Advanced study in lighting design for dance or dance-related productions. Instructor permission required. As warranted.

    Prerequisite(s): DANC 355 /DRAM 355 .
 

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