Undergraduate Course Catalog

Interdepartmental Programs

Today’s planners and decision makers need the ability to draw upon information from many sources. To give students broad backgrounds in a variety of subjects, interdepartmental programs require courses from more than one department.


AFRICAN STUDIES (AFR)

499 African Studies Senior Thesis (3)
The formulation or writing of a research-oriented thesis/project working with a faculty advisor. Students will produce a research paper or project on an African theme or topic of their choice. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the department chairperson. 

AMERICAN STUDIES (AMST)

101 Introduction to American Studies (3)
Survey of American studies as a field and as an interdisciplinary approach to the study of American civilization. Methods and theories of American studies will be discussed, along with major themes and topics in American life and thought. 

450 Reading and Independent Study (1-3)
Topics for independent study and research to be chosen and investigated in consultation with an instructor who has expertise in the area involved. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the American studies director. 
    A total of 3 hours of credit may be earned.

499 Selected Topics in American Studies (3-9)
Survey and investigation of a specific topic, issue, or problem in American studies. Particular subject matter will be announced before each offering. 
    A total of 9 hours of credit may be earned.

CANADIAN STUDIES (CANS)

150 Canada: Cultural Crossroads (3)
An interdepartmental introduction to the geography, history, government, economy, literature, art, and music defining Canada’s individuality and international heritage. An examination of current issues on such topics as economic agreements, environment, education, health system, and multicultural relations.

ENGLISH AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE (ENEF)
(All ENEF courses are offered credit/no credit only)

101 Writing (1.5-3)
Emphasizes writing skills in English. Students will develop written fluency, vocabulary, and written grammatical structures appropriate for their levels. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

102 Grammar (1.5-3)
Emphasizes English grammar. Students will practice contextually recognizing and producing grammatical structures appropriate for their levels. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

103 Reading (1.5-3)
Emphasizes reading skills in English. Students will develop reading fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension skills appropriate for their levels. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

104 Speaking (1.5-3)
Emphasizes speaking skills in English. Students will develop speaking fluency in conversations, discussions, and presentations, appropriate for their levels. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

105 Listening (1.5-3)
Emphasizes listening skills in English. Students will develop listening strategies for conversations, discussions, and lectures appropriate for their levels. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

106 English Special Topics (1.5-3)
Emphasizes varied topics which are relevant to international students’ adaptation to academic life in the United States. Course titles will be announced before each session. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

111 Writing Fundamentals (1.5-3)
Emphasizes fundamentals of English writing. Students will practice developing written fluency and will review basic sentence patterns, word choice, and basic grammatical structures. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

112 Grammar Fundamentals (1.5-3)
Emphasizes fundamentals of English communicative grammar. Students will practice recognizing and producing basic grammar structure necessary for communicative contexts. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

113 Reading Fundamentals (1.5-3)
Emphasizes fundamentals of reading in English. Students will practice basic study-reading strategies and vocabulary development including recognizing context clues, main ideas, and organizational structures of texts, and identifying word parts. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

114 Speaking Fundamentals (1.5-3)
Emphasizes fundamentals of speaking in English. Students will practice forming basic consonant and vowel sounds and words, building up to producing full sentences and brief conversations. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

115 Listening Fundamentals (1.5-3)
Emphasizes basic listening skills in English. Practice recognizing basic consonant and vowel sounds and words, building up to recognizing and understanding full sentences and brief conversations. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

121 Writing 1 (1.5-3)
Emphasizes basic-level conventions of English writing. Practice developing written vocabulary and grammatical structures. 
    Prerequisite: ENEF 111 or permission of the program director.

122 Grammar 1 (1.5-3)
Emphasizes oral and written structures in English grammar. Practice basic structures in graded grammatical exercises including basic interactive communicative exercises and basic written structures. 
    Prerequisite: ENEF 112 or permission of the program director.

123 Reading 1 (1.5-3)
Emphasizes reading EFL texts. Practice solving linguistic and cultural problems in reading English as a foreign language. 
    Prerequisite: ENEF 113 or permission of the program director.

124 Speaking 1 (1.5-3)
Emphasizes low-level speaking skills and strategies in English. Practice building vocabulary and developing oral fluency including stress, rhythm, and intonation. 
    Prerequisite: ENEF 114 or permission of the program director.

125 Listening 1 (1.5-3)
Emphasizes acquisition of listening strategies in English. Practice understanding general meaning, distinguishing common reductions in speech and hearing, and pronouncing the distinctive consonant sounds of English. 
    Prerequisite: ENEF 115 or permission of the program director.

131 Writing 2 (1.5-3)
Emphasizes low intermediate-level conventions of academic writing. Practice developing and organizing coherent paragraphs and improving grammatical accuracy. 
    Prerequisite: ENEF 121 or permission of the program director.

132 Grammar 2 (1.5-3)
Emphasizes low intermediate-level internalization and mastery of basic grammatical structures of English and introduces more complex structures. Practice complex communicative English in meaningful contexts. 
    Prerequisite: ENEF 122 or permission of the program director.

133 Reading 2 (1.5-3)
Emphasizes low intermediate-level reading and vocabulary strategies. Practice finding the topic, guessing meaning from context, skimming, scanning, mastering basic dictionary use, and recognizing and understanding phrasal verbs. 
    Prerequisite: ENEF 123 or permission of the program director.

134 Speaking 2 (1.5-3)
Emphasizes conversational speaking skills for everyday interaction in English. Practice using language appropriate for common functions and situations. 
    Prerequisite: ENEF 124 or permission of the program director.

135 Listening 2 (1.5-3)
Emphasizes intermediate listening skills in English. Practice understanding fast speech reductions in conversations and lectures and recognizing and producing the distinctive vowel sounds of English. 
    Prerequisite: ENEF 125 or permission of the program director.

141 Writing 4 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes high-intermediate level conventions of academic writing. Practice developing organizational structure and improving grammatical accuracy in academic essays. 
    Prerequisite: ENEF 131 or permission of the program director.

142 Grammar 4 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes high-intermediate level internalization and mastery of complex grammatical structures in English. Practice previously studied communicative grammatical structures and acquire more complex structures necessary for academic speaking and writing. 
    Prerequisite: ENEF 132 or permission of the program director.

143 Reading 4 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes high-intermediate level reading and vocabulary strategies. Practice developing and expanding vocabulary through the understanding of roots and affixes. 
    Prerequisite: ENEF 133 or permission of the program director.

144 Speaking 4 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes high-intermediate speaking skills necessary for active participation in the university classroom. Practice producing presentations, speeches, and classroom interaction (asking questions, responding to questions, class discussions, etc.). 
    Prerequisite: ENEF 134 or permission of the program director.

145 Listening 4 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes high-intermediate listening skills in academic English contexts. Practice understanding speech reductions in academic contexts, the overall structure of discourse (in particular, lectures and their components), note taking, and patterns of English stress and intonation. 
    Prerequisite: ENEF 135 or permission of the program director.

146 Seminar in English as a Second Language (ESL) (1.5-99)
Emphasizes specific topics of interest to ESL students and appropriate for high-intermediate level study. Topics for this course will vary each session. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

147 Seminar in English as a Second Language (ESL) (1.5-3)
Emphasizes specific topics in interest to ESL students. Practice varied topics not covered in other courses. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

148 Study Skills for International Students 1 (1.5-3)
Emphasizes basic study skills for success in academic settings. Practice note taking, impromptu writing in English, preparing for tests, understanding organizational structure of lectures, and using library resources. 
    Prerequisite: ENEF 133 and 135 or permission of the program director.

151 Writing 5 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes low-advanced-level conventions of academic writing in undergraduate courses. Practice developing advanced writing skills. 
    Prerequisite: ENEF 141 or permission of the program director.

152 Grammar 5 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes low-advanced-level internalization and mastery of academic and formal grammatical structures. Acquire more subtle uses and meanings and further develop grammatical skills to produce and comprehend complex structures in academic and formal use. Skills developed will complement skills developed in the advanced writing courses. 
    Prerequisite: ENEF 142 or permission of the program director.

153 Reading 5 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes low-advanced academic reading and vocabulary skills. Practice critical reading and discourse analysis, passive recognition of vocabulary, and extensive reading in students’ major areas. 
    Prerequisite: ENEF 143 or permission of the program director.

154 Speaking 5 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes low-advanced speaking skills needed to succeed in academic classes designed for native speakers. Students will practice participating and leading class discussions including asking and responding to questions. 
    Prerequisite: ENEF 144 or permission of the program director.

155 Listening 5 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes low-advanced listening skills in academic English contexts. Students will practice expanding their ability to comprehend fast speech reduction in academic contexts, recognizing main ideas in academic lectures, and advanced note-taking skills. 
    Prerequisite: ENEF 145 or permission of the program director.

157 International Teaching Assistant Preparation (1.5-3)
Emphasizes skills necessary for international students who will be teaching in university classrooms. Practice language skills for classroom interaction including teacher presence, non-verbal communication, and communicative and compensatory strategies. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

158 Study Skills for International Students 2 (1.5-3)
Emphasizes advanced study skills for success in academic settings. Use authentic materials from major courses to practice advanced study techniques including in-depth library research methods and skills for research-paper writing. 
    Prerequisite: ENEF 148 or permission of the program director.

161 Writing 6 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes advanced-level conventions of writing an academic research paper. Practice developing writing skills by researching, organizing, writing, and revising a research paper. 
    Prerequisite: ENEF 151 or permission of the program director. 
    Open only to undergraduate students.

162 Grammar 6 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes advanced familiarity with common academic grammar features of English and raises student awareness to improve their ability to interpret and use grammar in authentic and communicative ways. 
    Prerequisite: ENEF 152 or permission of the program director.

163 Reading 6 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes advanced skill development in interpretation of texts and reading skills needed to succeed in academic classes designed for native speakers. 
    Prerequisite: ENEF 153 or permission of the program director.

164 Speaking 6 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes advanced-level opportunities to practice formal and informal speaking skills with a focus on giving impromptu, persuasive, and informative speeches. 
    Prerequisite: ENEF 154 or permission of the program director.

165 Listening 6 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes advanced listening and note-taking skills focusing on academic lectures as well as strengthening student awareness of different genres of spoken discourse. 
    Prerequisite: ENEF 155 or permission of the program director.

171 Writing for Graduate Students 6 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes advanced-level conventions of academic writing in graduate courses. Practice developing writing skills for research. 
    Prerequisite: ENEF 151 or permission of the program director. 
    Open only to graduate students.

174 ITA Oral Proficiency Training (1.5-99)
Emphasizes speaking and pronunciation skills necessary for international students who will be teaching in university classrooms. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director. 
    Open only to graduate students.

176 ITA Teacher Training (1.5-99)
Emphasizes skills necessary for international students who will be teaching in university classrooms. Practice language skills for classroom interaction including teacher presence, non-verbal communication, and communicative and compensatory strategies. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director. 
    Open only to graduate students.

ENGLISH: INTENSIVE ENGLISH INSTITUTE (ENIE)
(All ENIE courses are offered credit/no credit only)

101 Writing Fundamentals (1.5-99)
Emphasizes fundamentals of English writing. Students will practice developing written fluency and will review basic sentence patterns, word choice, and basic grammatical structures. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

102 Grammar Fundamentals (1.5-99)
Emphasizes fundamentals of English communicative grammar. Students will practice recognizing and producing basic grammar structure necessary for communicative contexts. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

103 Reading Fundamentals (1.5-99)
Emphasizes fundamentals of reading in English. Students will practice basic study-reading strategies and vocabulary development including recognizing context clues, main ideas, and organizational structures of texts, and identifying word parts. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

104 Speaking Fundamentals (1.5-99)
Emphasizes fundamentals of speaking in English. Students will practice basic consonant and vowel sounds and words, building up to producing full sentences and brief conversations. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

105 Listening Fundamentals (1.5-99)
Emphasizes basic listening skills in English. Practice recognizing basic consonant and vowel sounds and words, building up to recognizing and understanding full sentences and brief conversations. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

106 Seminar in English as a Second Language (ESL) (1.5-99)
Emphasizes specific topics of interest to ESL students and appropriate for fundamental level study. Topics for this course will vary each session. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

111 Writing 1 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes basic-level conventions of English writing. Practice developing written vocabulary and grammatical structures. 
    Prerequisite: ENIE 101 or permission of the program director.

112 Grammar 1 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes basic-level oral and written structures in English grammar. Practice basic structures in graded grammatical exercises including basic interactive communicative exercises and basic written structures. 
    Prerequisite: ENIE 102 or permission of the program director.

113 Reading 1 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes basic-level reading of EFL texts. Practice solving linguistic and cultural problems in reading English as a foreign language. 
    Prerequisite: ENIE 103 or permission of the program director.

114 Speaking 1 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes basic-level speaking skills and strategies in English. Practice building vocabulary and developing oral fluency including stress, rhythm, and intonation. 
    Prerequisite: ENIE 104 or permission of the program director.

115 Listening 1 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes basic-level acquisition of listening strategies in English. Practice understanding general meaning, distinguishing common reductions in speech and hearing, and pronouncing the distinctive consonant sounds of English. 
    Prerequisite: ENIE 105 or permission of the program director.

116 Seminar in English as a Second Language (ESL) (1.5-99)
Emphasizes specific topics of interest to ESL students and appropriate for basic-level study. Topics for this course will vary each session. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

121 Writing 2 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes high-basic writing conventions. Practice developing vocabulary and sentence structures. 
    Prerequisite: ENIE 111 or permission of the program director.

122 Grammar 2 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes high-basic oral and written structures in English grammar. 
    Prerequisite: ENIE 112 or permission of the program director.

123 Reading 2 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes high-basic reading skills for EFL texts. Practice with level-appropriate decoding of affixes and guessing meaning from context. 
    Prerequisite: ENIE 113 or permission of the program director.

124 Speaking 2 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes high-basic conversational speaking skills for everyday interaction in English. Practice using language appropriate for common functions and situations. 
    Prerequisite: ENIE 114 or permission of the program director.

125 Listening 2 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes high-basic understanding of conversational interaction in everyday English. Practice making meaning from language appropriate for common functions and situations. 
    Prerequisite: ENIE 115 or permission of the program director.

126 Seminar in English as a Second Language (ESL) (1.5-99)
Emphasizes specific topics of interest to ESL students and appropriate for high-basic level study. Topics for this course will vary each session. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

131 Writing 3 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes low intermediate-level conventions of academic writing. Practice developing and organizing coherent paragraphs and improving grammatical accuracy. 
    Prerequisite: ENIEI 121 or permission of the program director.

132 Grammar 3 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes low intermediate-level internalization and mastery of basic grammatical structures of English and introduces more complex structures. Practice complex communicative English in meaningful contexts. 
    Prerequisite: ENIE 122 or permission of the program director.

133 Reading 3 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes low intermediate-level reading and vocabulary strategies. Practice finding the topic, guessing meaning from context, skimming, scanning, mastering basic dictionary use, and recognizing and understanding phrasal verbs. 
    Prerequisite: ENIE 123 or permission of the program director.

134 Speaking 3 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes low-intermediate speaking skills for active participation in the university classroom. Introductory practice in producing presentations, speeches, and classroom interaction (asking and responding to questions, participating in class discussions, etc.). 
    Prerequisite: ENIE 124 or permission of the program director.

135 Listening 3 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes low-intermediate listening skills in English. Practice understanding fast speech reductions in conversations and lectures and recognizing and producing the distinctive vowel sounds of English. 
    Prerequisite: ENIE 125 or permission of the program director.

136 Seminar in English as a Second Language (ESL) (1.5-99)
Emphasizes specific topics of interest to ESL students and appropriate for low-intermediate level study. Topics for this course will vary each session. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

141 Writing 4 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes high intermediate-level conventions of academic writing. Practice developing organizational structure and improving grammatical accuracy in academic essays. 
    Prerequisite: ENIE 131 or permission of the program director.

142 Grammar 4 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes high intermediate-level internalization and mastery of complex grammatical structures in English. Practice previously studied communicative grammatical structures and acquire more complex structures necessary for academic speaking and writing. 
    Prerequisite: ENIE 132 or permission of the program director.

143 Reading 4 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes high intermediate-level reading and vocabulary strategies. Practice developing and expanding vocabulary through the understanding of roots and affixes. 
    Prerequisite: ENIE 133 or permission of the program director.

144 Speaking 4 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes high-intermediate speaking skills necessary for active participation in the university classroom. Practice producing presentations, speeches, and classroom interaction (asking questions, responding to questions, class discussions, etc.). 
    Prerequisite: ENIE 134 or permission of the program director.

145 Listening 4 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes high-intermediate listening skills in academic English contexts. Practice understanding speech reductions in academic contexts, the overall structure of discourse (in particular, lectures and their components), note taking, and patterns of English stress and intonation. 
    Prerequisite: ENIE 135 or permission of the program director.

146 Seminar in English as a Second Language (ESL) (1.5-99)
Emphasizes specific topics of interest to ESL students and appropriate for high-intermediate level study. Topics for this course will vary each session. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

147 Seminar in English as a Second Language (ESL) (1.5-99)
Emphasizes specific topics of interest to ESL students. Practice varied topics not covered in other courses. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

148 Study Skills for International Students 1 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes basic study skills for success in academic settings. Practice note taking, impromptu writing in English, preparing for tests, understanding organizational structure of lectures, and using library resources. 
    Prerequisite: ENIE 133 and 135 or permission of the program director.

151 Writing 5 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes low-advanced-level conventions of academic writing in undergraduate courses. Practice developing advanced writing skills. 
    Prerequisite: ENIE 141 or permission of the program director.

152 Grammar 5 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes low-advanced-level internalization and mastery of academic and formal grammatical structures. Acquire more subtle uses and meanings and further develop grammatical skills to produce and comprehend complex structures in academic and formal use. Skills developed will complement skills developed in the advanced writing courses. 
    Prerequisite: ENIE 142 or permission of the program director.

153 Reading 5 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes low-advanced academic reading and vocabulary skills. Practice critical reading and discourse analysis, passive recognition of vocabulary, and extensive reading in students’ major areas. 
    Prerequisite: ENIE 143 or permission of the program director.

154 Speaking 5 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes low-advanced speaking skills needed to succeed in academic classes designed for native speakers. Students will practice participating and leading class discussions including asking and responding to questions. 
    Prerequisite: ENIE 144 or permission of the program director.

155 Listening 5 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes low-advanced listening skills in academic English contexts. Students will practice expanding their ability to comprehend fast speech reductions in academic contexts, recognizing main ideas in academic lectures, and advanced note-taking skills. 
    Prerequisite: ENIE 145 or permission of the program director.

156 Seminar in English as a Second Language (ESL) (1.5-99)
Emphasizes specific topics of interest to ESL students and appropriate for low-advanced level study. Topics for this course will vary each session. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

157 International Teaching Assistant Preparation (1.5-99)
Emphasizes skills necessary for international students who will be teaching in university classrooms. Practice language skills for classroom interaction including teacher presence, non-verbal communication, and communicative and compensatory strategies. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

158 Study Skills for International Students 2 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes advanced study skills for success in academic settings. Use authentic materials from major courses to practice advanced study techniques including in-depth library research methods and skills for research-paper writing. 
    Prerequisite: ENIE 148 or permission of the program director.

161 Writing 6 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes advanced-level conventions of writing an academic paper. Practice developing writing skills by researching, organizing, writing, and revising a research paper. 
    Prerequisite: ENIE 151 or permission of the program director. 
    Open only to undergraduate students.

162 Grammar 6 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes advanced familiarity with common academic grammar features of English and raises student awareness to improve their ability to interpret and use grammar in authentic and communicative ways. 
    Prerequisite: ENIE 152 or permission of the program director.

163 Reading 6 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes advanced skill development in interpretation of texts and reading skills needed to succeed in academic classes designed for native speakers. 
    Prerequisite: ENIE 153 or permission of the program director.

164 Speaking 6 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes advanced-level opportunities to practice formal and informal speaking skills with a focus on giving impromptu, persuasive, and informative speeches. 
    Prerequisite: ENIE 154 or permission of the program director.

165 Listening 6 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes advanced listening and note-taking skills focusing on academic lectures as well as strengthening student awareness of different genres of spoken discourse. 
    Prerequisite: ENIE 155 or permission of the program director.

166 Seminar in English as a Second Language (ESL) (1.5-99)
Emphasizes specific topics of interest to ESL students and appropriate for advanced-level study. Topics for this course will vary each session. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

171 Writing for Graduate Students 6 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes advanced-level conventions of academic writing in graduate courses. Practice developing writing skills for research. 
    Prerequisite: ENIE 151 or permission of the program director. 
    Open only to graduate students.

174 International Teaching Assistant Speaking Training (1.5-99)
Emphasizes speaking and pronunciation skills necessary for international students who will be teaching in university classrooms. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director. 
    Open only to graduate students.

176 International Teaching Assistant Preparation (1.5-99)
Emphasizes skills necessary for international students who will be teaching in university classrooms. Practice language skills for classroom interaction including teacher presence, non-verbal communication, and communicative and compensatory strategies. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director. 
    Open only to graduate students. 

181 Special Topics in Writing 8 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes writing skills in English. Students will develop written fluency, vocabulary, and written grammatical structures appropriate for their levels. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

182 Special Topics in Grammar 8 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes English grammar. Students will practice contextually recognizing and producing grammatical structures appropriate for their levels. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

183 Special Topics in Reading 8 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes reading skills in English. Students will develop reading fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension skills appropriate for their levels. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

184 Special Topics in Speaking 8 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes speaking skills in English. Students will develop speaking fluency in conversations, discussions, and presentations appropriate for their levels. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

185 Special Topics in Listening 8 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes listening skills in English. Students will develop listening strategies for conversations, discussions, and lectures appropriate for their levels. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

186 Seminar in English as a Second Language (ESL) (1.5-99)
Emphasizes specific topics of interest to ESL students and appropriate for high-advanced level study. Topics for this course will vary each session. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

191 Special Topics in Writing 9 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes writing skills in English. Students will develop written fluency, vocabulary, and written grammatical structures appropriate for their levels. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

192 Special Topics in Grammar 9 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes English grammar. Students will practice contextually recognizing and producing grammatical structures appropriate for their levels. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

193 Special Topics in Reading 9 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes reading skills in English. Students will develop reading fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension skills appropriate for their levels. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

194 Special Topics in Speaking 9 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes speaking skills in English. Students will develop speaking fluency in conversations, discussions, and presentations appropriate for their levels. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

195 Special Topics in Listening 9 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes listening skills in English. Students will develop listening strategies for conversations, discussions, and lectures appropriate for their levels. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

196 Seminar in English as a Second Language (ESL) (1.5-99)
Emphasizes specific topics of interest to ESL students and appropriate for university-level study. Topics for this course will vary each session. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

INTENSIVE ENGLISH INSTITUTE (IEI)
(All IEI courses are offered credit/no credit only)

101 Writing (1.5-99)
Emphasizes writing skills in English. Students will develop written fluency, vocabulary, and written grammatical structures appropriate for their levels. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

102 Grammar (1.5-99)
Emphasizes English grammar. Students will practice contextually recognizing and producing grammatical structures appropriate for their levels. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

103 Reading (1.5-99)
Emphasizes reading skills in English. Students will develop reading fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension skills appropriate for their levels. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

104 Speaking (1.5-99)
Emphasizes speaking skills in English. Students will develop speaking fluency in conversations, discussions, and presentations appropriate for their levels. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

105 Listening (1.5-99)
Emphasizes listening skills in English. Students will develop listening strategies for conversations, discussions, and lectures appropriate for their levels. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

106 English Special Topics (1.5-99)
Emphasizes varied topics which are relevant to international students’ adaptation to academic life in the United States. Course titles will be announced before each session. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

111 Writing Fundamentals (1.5-99)
Emphasizes fundamentals of English writing. Students will practice developing written fluency and will review basic sentence patterns, word choice, and basic grammatical structures. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

112 Grammar Fundamentals (1.5-99)
Emphasizes fundamentals of English communicative grammar. Students will practice recognizing and producing basic grammar structure necessary for communicative contexts. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

113 Reading Fundamentals (1.5-99)
Emphasizes fundamentals of reading in English. Students will practice basic study-reading strategies and vocabulary development including recognizing context clues, main ideas, and organizational structures of texts, and identifying word parts. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

114 Speaking Fundamentals (1.5-99)
Emphasizes fundamentals of speaking in English. Students will practice forming basic consonant and vowel sounds and words, building up to producing full sentences and brief conversations. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

115 Listening Fundamentals (1.5-99)
Emphasizes basic listening skills in English. Practice recognizing basic consonant and vowel sounds and words, building up to recognizing and understanding full sentences and brief conversations. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

116 Listening Fundamentals (1.5-99)
Emphasizes basic listening skills in English. Practice recognizing basic consonant and vowel sounds and words, building up to recognizing and understanding full sentences and brief conversations. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

121 Writing 1 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes basic-level conventions of English writing. Practice developing written vocabulary and grammatical structures. 
    Prerequisite: IEI 111 or permission of the program director.

122 Grammar 1 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes oral and written structures in English grammar. Practice basic structures in graded grammatical exercises including basic interactive communicative exercises and basic written structures. 
    Prerequisite: IEI 112 or permission of the program director.

123 Reading 1 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes reading EFL texts. Practice solving linguistic and cultural problems in reading English as a foreign language. 
    Prerequisite: IEI 113 or permission of the program director.

124 Speaking 1 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes low-level speaking skills and strategies in English. Practice building vocabulary and developing oral fluency including stress, rhythm, and intonation. 
    Prerequisite: IEI 114 or permission of the program director.

125 Listening 1 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes acquisition of listening strategies in English. Practice understanding general meaning, distinguishing common reductions in speech and hearing, and pronouncing the distinctive consonant sounds of English. 
    Prerequisite: IEI 115 or permission of the program director.

126 Listening 1 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes acquisition of listening strategies in English. Practice understanding general meaning, distinguishing common reductions in speech and hearing, and pronouncing the distinctive consonant sounds of English. 
    Prerequisite: IEI 115 or permission of the program director.

131 Writing 2 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes low intermediate-level conventions of academic writing. Practice developing and organizing coherent paragraphs and improving grammatical accuracy. 
    Prerequisite: IEI 121 or permission of the program director.

132 Grammar 2 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes low intermediate-level internalization and mastery of basic grammatical structures of English and introduces more complex structures. Practice complex communicative English in meaningful contexts. 
    Prerequisite: IEI 122 or permission of the program director.

133 Reading 2 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes low intermediate-level reading and vocabulary strategies. Practice finding the topic, guessing meaning from context, skimming, scanning, mastering basic dictionary use, and recognizing and understanding phrasal verbs. 
    Prerequisite: IEI 123 or permission of the program director.

134 Speaking 2 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes conversational speaking skills for everyday interaction in English. Practice using language appropriate for common functions and situations. 
    Prerequisite: IEI 124 or permission of the program director.

135 Listening 2 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes intermediate listening skills in English. Practice understanding fast speech reductions in conversations and lectures and recognizing and producing the distinctive vowel sounds of English. 
    Prerequisite: IEI 125 or permission of the program director.

136 Listening 2 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes intermediate listening skills in English. Practice understanding fast speech reductions in conversations and lectures and recognizing and producing the distinctive vowel sounds of English. 
    Prerequisite: IEI 125 or permission of the program director.

141 Writing 3 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes high intermediate-level conventions of academic writing. Practice developing organizational structure and improving grammatical accuracy in academic essays. 
    Prerequisite: IEI 131 or permission of the program director.

142 Grammar 3 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes high intermediate-level internalization and mastery of complex grammatical structures in English. Practice previously studied communicative grammatical structures and acquire more complex structures necessary for academic speaking and writing. 
    Prerequisite: IEI 132 or permission of the program director.

143 Reading 3 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes high intermediate-level reading and vocabulary strategies. Practice developing and expanding vocabulary through the understanding of roots and affixes. 
    Prerequisite: IEI 133 or permission of the program director.

144 Speaking 3 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes intermediate speaking skills necessary for active participation in the university classroom. Practice producing presentations, speeches, and classroom interaction (asking and responding to questions, participating in class discussions, etc.).
    Prerequisite: IEI 134 or permission of the program director.

145 Listening 3 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes intermediate listening skills in academic English contexts. Practice understanding speech reduction in academic contexts, the overall structure of discourse (in particular, lectures and their components), note taking, and patterns of English stress and intonation. 
    Prerequisite: IEI 135 or permission of the program director.

146 Listening 3 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes intermediate listening skills in academic English contexts. Practice understanding speech reduction in academic contexts, the overall structure of discourse (in particular, lectures and their components), note taking, and patterns of English stress and intonation. 
    Prerequisite: IEI 135 or permission of the program director.

151 Writing 4 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes advanced-level conventions of academic writing in undergraduate courses. Practice developing advanced writing skills. 
    Prerequisite: IEI 141 or permission of the program director. 
    Open only to undergraduate students.

152 Grammar 4 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes advanced-level internalization and mastery of academic and formal grammatical structures. Acquire more subtle uses and meanings and further develop grammatical skills to produce and comprehend complex structures in academic and formal use. Skills developed will complement skills developed in the advanced writing courses. 
    Prerequisite: IEI 142 or permission of the program director.

153 Reading 4 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes advanced academic reading and vocabulary skills. Practice critical reading and discourse analysis, passive recognition of vocabulary, and extensive reading in students' major areas. 
    Prerequisite: IEI 143 or permission of the program director.

154 Speaking 4 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes advanced speaking skills and pronunciation of English segmental and prosodic systems. Practice accurately producing advanced sounds, reduced segments, stressed and unstressed syllables, diphthongs, and rhythm and intonation in the academic classroom. 
    Prerequisite: IEI 144 or permission of the program director.

155 Listening 4 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes advanced listening skills in academic English contexts. Students will practice expanding their ability to comprehend fast speech reduction in academic contexts, recognizing main ideas in academic lectures, and advanced note-taking skills. 
    Prerequisite: IEI 145 or permission of the program director.

156 Listening 4 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes advanced listening skills in academic English contexts. Students will practice expanding their ability to comprehend fast speech reduction in academic contexts, recognizing main ideas in academic lectures, and advanced note-taking skills. 
    Prerequisite: IEI 145 or permission of the program director.

161 Writing 5 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes advanced-level conventions of academic writing in graduate courses. Practice developing writing skills for research. 
    Prerequisite: IEI 141 or permission of the program director. 
    Open only to graduate students.

162 Writing 5 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes advanced-level conventions of academic writing in graduate courses. Practice developing writing skills for research. 
    Prerequisite: IEI 141 or permission of the program director. 
    Open only to graduate students.

163 Writing 5 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes advanced-level conventions of academic writing in graduate courses. Practice developing writing skills for research. 
    Prerequisite: IEI 141 or permission of the program director. 
    Open only to graduate students.

164 Writing 5 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes advanced-level conventions of academic writing in graduate courses. Practice developing writing skills for research. 
    Prerequisite: IEI 141 or permission of the program director. 
    Open only to graduate students.

165 Writing 5 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes advanced-level conventions of academic writing in graduate courses. Practice developing writing skills for research. 
    Prerequisite: IEI 141 or permission of the program director. 
    Open only to graduate students.

166 Writing 5 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes advanced-level conventions of academic writing in graduate courses. Practice developing writing skills for research. 
    Prerequisite: IEI 141 or permission of the program director. 
    Open only to graduate students.

171 Writing 5 (1.5-99)
Emphasizes advanced-level conventions of academic writing in graduate courses. Practice developing writing skills for research. 
    Prerequisite: IEI 141 or permission of the program director. 
    Open only to graduate students.

INTERDEPARTMENTAL (ID)

101 Freshman Seminar (1)
Through individual assessment, readings on issues in education, and academic portfolios, skills necessary for freshman-year success are learned.
    Prerequisite: permission of the freshman academic advisor.

151 Final Cut Pro, Level 1 Certification (1)
An introduction to video editing techniques and workflows in Final Cut Pro. Topics include basic setup, customization, importing assets, editing and trimming techniques and tools, audio editing and audio creation, finishing and final output. This course prepares students to become an Apple Certified Pro in Final Cut Pro, Level 1. Offered credit/no credit only. 
    A total of 6 hours of credit may be earned in all digital corps, but no more than 3 in any one semester or term. 
    Open only to undergraduates.

152 Sound Editing in Final Cut Studio, Level 1 Certification (1)
An introduction to sound editing in Final Cut Studio’s Final Cut Pro and Soundtrack Pro. Topics include editing audio files, performing multitrack mixing, synchronizing audio and video, and fixing common audio problems. Prepares students to become an Apple Certified Pro in Sound Editing in Final Cut Studio. Offered credit/no credit only. 
    A total of 6 hours of credit may be earned in all digital corps, but no more than 3 in any one semester or term. 
    Open only to undergraduates.

153 Color Correction in Final Cut Studio, Level 1 Certification (1)
An introduction to color correcting in Final Cut Studio’s Final Cut Pro and Color. Topics include basics of color balancing and correction, secondary grading, creating color effects and looks, and skin tone adjustments. Prepares students to become an Apple Certified Pro in Color Correction in Final Cut Studio. Offered credit/no credit only. 
    Prerequisite: ID 151. 
    A total of 6 hours of credit may be earned in all digital corps, but no more than 3 in any one semester or term. 
    Open only to undergraduates.

154 Motion, Level 1 Certification (1)
An introduction to motion graphics design in Motion. Topics include behavior-based animation, parameter behaviors, particle system design, title animation, using Motion templates, keying techniques, masking methods, advanced 3D features, keyframing, and Final Cut Studio integration. Prepares students to become an Apple Certified Pro in Motion. Offered credit/no credit only. 
    A total of 6 hours of credit may be earned in all digital corps, but no more than 3 in any one semester or term. 
    Open only to undergraduates.

155 DVD Studio Pro, Level 1 Certification (1)
An introduction to DVD authoring in DVD Studio Pro. Topics include storyboarding; preparing assets with Compressor; designing motion menus; creating buttons, interactive links, slideshows, and playlists; adding alternate audio streams and camera angles; burning; and replication. Prepares students to become an Apple Certified Pro in DVD Studio Pro. Offered credit/no credit only. 
    A total of 6 hours of credit may be earned in all digital corps, but no more than 3 in any one semester or term. 
    Open only to undergraduates.

160 Photoshop Certification (1)
An introduction to the many digital imagery tools and workflows in Photoshop. Topics include retouching digital photos, working with layers and masks, navigating the workspace, preparing images for print and Web, and working with 3D object. Prepares students to become an Adobe Certified Associate in Photoshop. Offered credit/no credit only. 
    A total of 6 hours of credit may be earned in all digital corps, but no more than 3 in any one semester or term. 
    Open only to undergraduates.

161 Dreamweaver Certification (1)
An introduction to designing and publishing Web sites with Dreamweaver. Topics include creating and managing Web sites, building rich interactive interfaces, and incorporating graphics, text, and video. Prepares students to become an Adobe Certified Associate in Dreamweaver. Offered credit/no credit only. 
    A total of 6 hours of credit may be earned in all digital corps, but no more than 3 in any one semester or term. 
    Open only to undergraduates.

162 Flash Certification (1)
An introduction to creating animations and interactive multimedia projects with Flash. Topics include keyframing animation, importing video and sound files, and integrating interactive buttons using ActionScript. Prepares students to become an Adobe Certified Associate in Flash. Offered credit/no credit only. 
    A total of 6 hours of credit may be earned in all digital corps, but no more than 3 in any one semester or term. 
    Open only to undergraduates.

163 After Effects Certification (1)
An introduction to motion graphics design and compositing with After Effects. Topics include animating graphics and text, keying techniques, masking methods, color correction, using advanced 3D features, and rendering and outputting. The first step in preparation to become an Adobe Certified Expert in After Effects. Offered credit/no credit only. 
    A total of 6 hours of credit may be earned in all digital corps, but no more than 3 in any one semester or term. 
    Open only to undergraduates.

164 Illustrator Certification (1)
An introduction to designing graphics with Illustrator. Topics include creating and editing shapes, combining objects, working with brushes, adding effects, working with symbols, and outputting images for multiple formats. The first step in preparation to become an Adobe Certified Expert in Illustrator. Offered credit/no credit only. 
    A total of 6 hours of credit may be earned in all digital corps, but no more than 3 in any one semester or term. 
    Open only to undergraduates.

165 Premiere Pro (1)
An introduction to real-time, timeline based video editing software with Adobe Premiere. Topics include importing and managing tapeless media, creating transitions, producing titles, adding video effects, mixing sound, compositing the footage, adjusting color, and exporting. This course is in preparation to become an Adobe Certified Associate in Premiere Pro. Offered credit/no credit only.

166 InDesign (1)
An introduction to creating documents with Adobe InDesign. Topics include creating documents for print, online, or mobile devices, import and edit text, styles, graphics, tables, interactivity through animation, video, or sound. The first step in preparation to become an Adobe Certified Expert in InDesign. Offered credit/no credit only.

167 Fireworks (1)
An introduction for creating and integrating highly optimized graphics with Adobe Fireworks. Topics include working with images and layers, working with text, optimizing for the Web, creating simple graphical buttons, rollover effects, pop-up menus, and improving workflow along with collaborating with other Adobe Creative Suite applications. Offered credit/no credit only.

168 Lightroom (1)
An introduction for creating the best of digital photography with Adobe Lightroom. Topics include importing, organizing and selecting images, developing and editing, creating slideshows, printing, publishing, and exporting photos. Offered credit/no credit only.

169 Soundbooth (1)
An introduction for sound editing with Adobe Soundbooth. Topics include creating audio, basic edits including trimming, panning, and fading clips along with removing unwanted noise, exploring effects, mixing and editing multitrack projects. Offered credit/no credit only.

170 Aperture (1)
An introduction to photo enhancement and management. Topics include managing and adding metadata, organizing photos, creating advanced slideshows that include HC videos, titles, and layered soundtracks, indexing photos with Faces and Places, and creating workflows for photo shoot production. Offered credit/no credit only.

171 Encore DVD (1)
An introduction to creating DVDs. Topics include creating DVDs with advanced features such as interactive menus, multiple audio tracks, and subtitle tracks as well as learning about a slideshow editor, updated user interface, automated chapter menus, and flowchart. Offered credit/no credit only.

172 Logic Pro (1)
Made for musicians who want to write, record, edit, and mix audio. Topics include recording and editing MIDI data, working with audio effects, understanding workflow techniques, mixing and automation, manipulating pitch and time, and using software instruments. Offered credit/no credit only.

173 Maya (1)
An introduction to 3D animation. Topics include learning the core concepts of CG and working in 3D, modeling, texturing, lighting, animation, and rendering. Offered credit no/credit only.

181 Pro Tools 101 (1)
Covers basic Pro Tools principles. Topics include recording live instruments, MIDI sequencing of software synthesizers, audio editing, and region looping. Students will complete a project from set up to mixdown. This is the first step in preparation to become a certified Pro Tools Operator. Offered credit/no credit only.

182 Pro Tools 110 (1)
Provides a more detailed look at the Pro Tools system reinforcing knowledge learned in Pro Tools 101. It covers all the key concepts and skills needed to operate a Pro Tools LE system. This is the second step in preparation to become a certified Pro Tools Operator. Offered credit/no credit only. 
    Prerequisite: ID 181.

251 Final Cut Pro, Level 2 Certification (1)
An in-depth look at advanced editing and finishing techniques in Final Cut Pro. Topics include creating transitions, fixing screen direction errors, editing multi-camera projects, managing media, and working with film. Prepares students to become an Apple Certified Pro in Final Cut Pro, Level 2. Offered credit/no credit only. 
    Prerequisite: ID 151; student must be Final Cut Pro, Level 1 Apple Certified Pro. 
    A total of 6 hours of credit may be earned in all digital corps, but no more than 3 in any one semester or term. 
    Open only to undergraduates.

282 Pro Tools 201 (1)
Covers the core concepts and skills needed to operate a Pro Tools/HD system in a professional studio environment. Continues to build on the fundamental concepts covered in previous courses. This is the third step in preparation to become a certified Pro Tools Operator. Offered credit/no credit only. 
    Prerequisite: ID 182.

283 Pro Tools 210 Production (1)
Covers techniques for working with Pro Tools in a professional post production environment. Concepts and skills learned in Pro Tools 101, 110, and 201 are reinforced with practical post-specific examples. This is the final step in preparation to become a certified Pro Tools Operator, Post. Offered credit/no credit only. 
    Prerequisite: ID 282.

284 Pro Tools 210 Music (1)
Covers techniques for working with Pro Tools systems in a professional music production environment. Concepts and skills learned in Pro Tools 101, 110, and 201 are reinforced with practical music-specific examples. This is the final step in preparation to become a certified Pro Tools Operator, Music. Offered credit/no credit only. 
    Prerequisite: ID 283.

300 Related Field Experiences (1-12)
Available for advanced standing credit only and not through registration. Departments may use this course to grant students university credit on programs under their jurisdiction for field experience meeting departmental crediting criteria. Students must apply formally to the department chairperson for such credit and supply supporting documentation. The department determines the amount of credit to be granted and notifies the registrar. The Office of Academic Advising is informed of how the credit is to be applied to students’ programs.
    A total of 12 hours of credit may be earned.

301 Introduction to Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution (3)
Interdisciplinary study of methods of achieving peace within communities and among nations; history of peace movements and the causes of conflict; and analysis of principles to resolve conflict using case studies.

399 Independent Study in Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution (3-9)
Topics for independent study and research to be chosen and investigated in consultation with instructors with special competence in the topic involved. The credit hours may be accumulated in more than one semester.
    Prerequisite: ID 301; permission of the instructor or the department chairperson.
     A total of 9 hours of credit may be earned, but no more than 3 in any one semester or term. 
    Open only to minors in peace studies and conflict resolution.

401 Internship in Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution (3-9)
Supervised participation in a mentorship relationship in which students gain work-related experience and apply acquired knowledge of peace studies and conflict resolution. Involves participation in an organization, agency, or business.
    Prerequisite: ID 301; permission of the instructor or department chairperson.
    A total of 9 hours of credit may be earned, but no more than 6 in any one semester or term.
    Open only to minors in peace studies and conflict resolution.

495 Immersive Experiences for Bachelor of General Studies Students (1-9)
An interdisciplinary immersive project resulting from collaboration among university and industry professionals. Students may work independently or as part of project teams in consultation with an instructor with competence in the project area.
    Prerequisite: permission of the dean of University College.
    A total of 9 hours of credit may be earned.

INTERNATIONAL STUDY ABROAD (INTS)

300 International Study Abroad (0-15)
Participation in an international study program at an approved study abroad site. Hours earned can only be applied as general elective credit and must be taken credit/no credit.
    Prerequisite: permission of the director of the Rinker Center for International Programs.
    A total of 15 hours of credit may be earned.

LATIN-AMERICAN STUDIES (LAS)

101 Introduction to Latin-American Studies (3)
Overview of the history, development and current trends of Latin-American countries from conquest through present times, focusing on economic, sociological, and cultural tendencies including the recent Latino migrations to the United States.

400 Study Abroad (3-9)
Study of intermediate or advanced Latin-American language(s), literature, and culture(s) in a foreign country where students are immersed within the Latin-American culture. May include seminars arranged during travel. May not be applied to foreign language majors or minors. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the instructor. 
    A total of 9 hours of credit may be earned.

NATIONAL STUDENT EXCHANGE (NSE)

399 National Student Exchange (12-17)
For participants in the National Student Exchange program and for registration purposes only. Requires contact with department offices to obtain evaluation of course(s) before registration, if credit is to be applied to anything other than general electives. Replaced by evaluated credit once transcripts from exchange institutions are received.
    Prerequisite: permission of the dean of University College.