Fall Course Guide

Residential College Courses

Fall Term, 1998 (September 8-December 21, 1998)

Residential College students are given priority in all Residential College courses during the Early Registration and registration periods, and from waitlists. RC courses which satisfy specific Residential College graduation requirement are reserved for RC students only (e.g., RC language courses).

Waitlists of Residential College courses are maintained in the Residential College Counseling Office, 134 Tyler, East Quad. When a course fills, students should contact the RC Counseling Office (647-4359) to be placed on a waitlist if one is being maintained.

RC sections of LS&A courses
These sections will be letter graded for all students

Chem 130, Sections 111 General Chemistry, Macroscopic Investigations & Reaction Principles.
Students must elect lecture Section 100 in conjunction with this course. See Chemistry 130.

Chem 210 Section 190 Structure & Reactivity.
Students must elect lecture section 211 in conjunction with this course.See Chemistry 210.

Math 115 Section 110 Analytical Geometry & Calculus.
See Math 115.

Arts (Division 864)

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267. Introduction to Holography. (4). (CE). Laboratory fee ($120) required.
An introductory art studio class in basic holography which stresses the visual characteristics of the medium through hands-on production of holograms. The class will cover the technical skills involved in making simple reflection and transmission holograms and the inherent visual problems presented by this new imaging medium. It is essentially a lab oriented class with image production being the students' major responsibility. (Hannum)
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269. Elements of Design. (4). (CE). Materials fee ($30).
This course provides non-art majors with the opportunity to practice, as well as study, visual skills. It attempts to give students a broad experience through: (1) exposure to art history, anthropology and art, and the psychology of visual perception presented in slide lectures; (2) technical mastery of a range of media; (3) development of creative and technical skills; and (4) critical assessment of works of art during class discussions and critiques. During the first part of the course students acquire a visual vocabulary by working with the basic elements of design, including line, shape, tone, texture, perspective, balance, and color. Students complete projects dealing with these visual elements. During the final part of the course students apply their new visual skills to longer, more complex projects. Students are evaluated individually on their progress and the quality of their projects. Class critiques are frequent, and attendance is mandatory. (Savageau)
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285. Photography. (4). (CE). Materials fee ($100).
An introduction to the medium of photography from the perspective of the artist. It includes an overview of photography's role in the arts, the development of an understanding of visual literacy and self-expression as they relate to the photographic medium and the development of basic technical skills in black and white and color photography. A visual emphasis is maintained in both presentation and course work, and the students work with the medium towards a goal of personal expression. There will be a studio fee. (Hannum)
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287. Printmaking. (4). (CE). Materials fee ($50).
Developing an understanding of the art and history of printmaking through lectures, demonstrations, practical studio experience, and individual and group discussions. The course will focus on creating original prints, exploring images, visual ideas, and the possibilities of self-expression. Emphasis will be placed on linoleum cut, wood block, and screenprinting techniques. Field trips to area museums and gallery exhibitions will be part of the class experience. Approximately eight projects will be assigned. A sketchbook/notebook is required. Class attendance is mandatory, as is lab time spent outside the scheduled class period. There will be a studio lab fee. (Cressman)
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289. Ceramics. (4). (CE). Materials fee ($85).
This course presents basic problems in forming clay, throwing and handbuilding techniques, testing, preparing and applying glazes, stacking and firing kilns, and operating a ceramics studio. Students are required to learn the complete ceramic process, and the assumption of studio responsibilities and regular class attendance are mandatory. The theory, practice, and history of ceramics are integral parts of this course. (Crowell)
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