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  • Social Science Education | Millikin University
    contemporary philosopher said All philosophy is a footnote to Plato Certainly Plato Aristotle and the Stoics are the keys to understanding much of the intellectual roots of the western tradition We will read some of the major texts of these philosophers in their historical context as they attempt to answer the questions Who am I and what is the nature of the Good and the Right What is my role in society What is knowledge and how do we acquire it What is a well run state What is the self And how should I live Fulfills CAS Historical Studies requirement HI 310 US in Cold War Mullgardt MWF 11 00 11 50 This course addresses the role of the United States in the Cold War and its impact on the nation It examines the Cold War s origins key moments in foreign policy both overt and covert and domestic developments in the United States including the Civil Rights movement the Cuban Missile Crisis the Kennedy assassination Vietnam and the antiwar movement the Counterculture the 1970s and the Reagan administration HI 310 American Civil Rights Movement Monroe W 2 00 4 30 The course takes an expansive view of the Civil Rights movement and consequently begins with the abolition movement and chronologically continues through the struggle against Jim Crow and lynching to the formation of the NAACP and then the post World War Two civil rights movement We will emphasize black agency how black Americans fought to establish full civil social and political rights paying particular attention to black leaders such as Frederick Douglass W E B DuBois Booker T Washington Ida B Welles Thurgood Marshall and Martin Luther King Jr among others HI 310 Public History Kovalcik Dolan T 6 00 10 00 This course is an introduction to the concept and practice of Public History Students will define the discipline by studying and practice various forms of Public history More specifically the course will examine local history museums public displays of history including monuments buildings living history displays etc and commercial uses of history Each student in this course will produce a form of Public history HI 360 Medieval Culture World Controversies Kovalcik MWF 2 00 2 50 This course is an examination of key intellectual developments as it relates to the medieval study of the Bible From the Council of Nicea to the Reformation there were numerous interpretations and re interpretations of sacred Scripture Many of these interpretations were controversial At the very least they set the course for not only religious history but European society as a whole It is the goal of this course to understand these controversies in context and identify the key reasons for social religious and political change HI 360 Colonialism Resistance and Nation Sampson TR 2 00 3 15 Building in Our World Case Studies of the Indian Subcontinent and Ireland Colonialism the conquering and exploitation of lands and societies by a foreign invading power was a dominant factor around the globe in the 17 th 18 th and 19 th centuries and well into the 20 th Although the empires once ruled from foreign capitals have largely disappeared the residual impacts of colonialism linger in many societies creating problems and divisions that continue to pose challenges to those affected peoples their neighbors and the world community It was once said with accuracy that the sun never sets on the British Empire reflecting Great Britain s dominance of peoples from one end of the globe to the other The British raised control exploitation and repression of nationalism to new levels of efficiency but at what cost for those societies once they achieved independence The nations of the Indian subcontinent Bangladesh India and Pakistan and Ireland the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland provide classic case studies of the continuing impacts of British policy long after with the exception of Northern Ireland the last English soldier departed To some degree the tactics and institutions used by Great Britain differed between the Indian subcontinent and Ireland but the end result was remarkably similar the creation of deep rooted antagonisms among the respective populations economies struggling at times to succeed and conflicts that continue to demand the world s attention The clashes that continue to rage around the world centered on divisions of religion race and class resonate in the examples used for this course Exploring the roots of these conflicts will involve lectures films and the examination of primary sources HI 360 Holocaust Genocide Kovalcik MWF 1 00 1 50 This is an introduction to the history of the Holocaust and Genocide in the 20th century The basic format is lecture with a special emphasis on the history of the Holocaust 1933 1945 However there will also be significant study of Genocide as a modern development its incarnation in the 20th century and the current world issues surrounding Genocide HI 400 Seminar The Long Sixties Mullgardt W 2 00 4 45 This course covers what historians currently call The Long Sixties or 1955 1975 It will cover the historiography of this period and requires close and careful reading of secondary and primary documents A seminar paper based on primary and secondary materials as well as class participation constitute the bulk of assessments PO 105 The American Political System Lusvardi MWF 9 00 9 50 This course emphasizes the theoretical underpinnings and practical understanding of the national policy process and institutions of government The course also provides students with adequate preparation for further work in the major by emphasizing the understanding of specific political issues the manners through which the process works and does not explores the inplications of current political events and investigates the ways in which political scientists measure and analyze political issues PO 235 Intro to Criminal Justice System Rueter TR 5 00 6 15 This course introduces students to the criminal justice system by reviewing and understanding the roles of the three main components police courts and corrections PO 321

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  • Sociology | Millikin University
    most techniques commonly used in sociological research Emphasis placed on selecting research strategies appropriate to the task Topics include ethics and logic of research concept formation operationalizing variables choosing techniques of data collection data analysis and writing the research report Pre requisite Sociology 100 SO221 Poverty and Welfare The study of the causes persistence and consequences of poverty in the U S Attention will also be paid to the history patterns and policies of the welfare systems Cross listed with IN250 Taught every spring SO224 Approaches to Sociology Theory A study of the development of the discipline of sociology Particular emphasis placed on the classic theories which are analyzed in terms of the social context in which they were developed Pre requisite SO100 SO250 Social Psychology Systematic study of social behavior of the individual as well as the group Social perception motivation learning attitudes and values Dynamics of social groups Emphasis on research methods and projects Cross listed with PS305 Pre requisite SO100 SO305 Racial and Ethnic Group Relations A concentrated study of racial and ethnic group interaction in societies such as the United States Special focus is placed on racial and non immigrant minorities such as African Americans and Hispanic Americans Pre requisite Sociology 100 SO310 Juvenile Delinquency This course is designed to provide an overview of the study of juvenile delinquency In as objective a manner as possible this course will examine the contemporary theories laws policy and practice of the juvenile justice system within the United States The sociological perspective will be emphasized however the interdisciplinary nature of this course will require the use of alternative perspectives from time to time Pre requisite Sociology 100 SO311 Restorative Justice This course will introduce students to the theory concept and practice of restorative justice After an extensive review of the tradition and history of restorative justice and contemporary research and scholarship students will have a performance learning opportunity to participate in a restorative justice program or activity in the local community Course learning materials and assignments will be directed toward a cumulative assignment in which students evaluate a criminal justice program or agency in relation to its use of restorative justice principles and practices SO312 Social Work Theory and Practice A detailed study of social work practice including a review of values ethics and theoretical perspectives supporting intervention strategies and methods of the field Attention will also be paid to interpersonal analytical and problem solving skills required for professional social work Pre requisite departmental major sophomore standing Sociology 100 or Psychology 130 or 140 SO314 Human Behavior and Social Environments This course Human Behavior in the Social Environment introduces social systems theories psychological theories and developmental theories to examine why people behave as they do and to apply this knowledge to generalist social work practice across the life span The course integrates major concepts from the social and behavioral sciences with micro mezzo and macro social work practice approaches The impact of culture and environmental conditions on individuals families small groups and communities is examined Pre requisites SO100 or PS130 Sophomore standing SO315 Social Issues in Healthcare The purpose of this course is to introduce the changing role in health care in our country The identification of key issues involving interdisciplinary collaboration and the development of strategic interventions with other health care professionals and teams is explored Roles in social work discharge planning case management home care hospice care and the historic and current policies that affect health care will be studied An overview of managed care and payment systems will be covered Offered as an Immersion Course Pre requisite SO100 or Psychology 130 or 140 or consent of the Instructor SO316 Practice with Diverse Populations This course presents concepts for understanding measuring and evaluating cultural competence for working with persons from cultures other than one s own Focus is on the impact of discrimination and oppression on the development and delivery of social work services to people of color and other marginalized populations The course will also explore why cultural competence is important to human service professionals and will identify skills necessary to become culturally competent Pre requisites SO 100 or PS 130 SO 314 SO317 Social Gerontology This course provides an introduction to the field of Social Gerontology and the services available to meet the needs of the geriatric population The processes and realities of aging in contemporary American society will be examined Some topics will include health care social roles community life personal aging death and dying and the community social programs that support the aging population Community professionals who provide services to seniors will be included in classroom presentations and site visits to senior programs will be completed Offered as an Immersion Course Pre requisite Sociology 100 or Psychology 130 or 140 or consent of the Instructor SO318 Intro to Child Welfare This course provides an introduction to Child Welfare in the United States and examines current child welfare policies and practices The course explores the rights of children the rights and responsibilities of parents and society and their points of conflict It provides relevant content for students considering careers in child welfare schools juvenile justice and family Pre requisites SO314 Social Work Theory and Practice SO315 Human Behavior and the Social Environment SO319 Social Stratification The study of the patterns of social economic and political inequality among individuals families and social groups Particular attention paid to the causes and consequences of inequality and to such issues as social mobility class consciousness and power Pre requisite Sociology 100 SO320 Community Mental Health This course will focus on mental health policy programs services funding organization structure and populations served Additionally there will be guest speakers and opportunities for students to visit sites to gain first hand knowledge of the community mental health field Pre requisite SO100 PS130 sophomore standing or consent of instructor SO321 Sociology of Gender A study of the structure of gender in societies The focus of the course in any semester may be

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  • Sociology Minors | Millikin University
    to Give Millikin Fund Big Blue Club Patrons Society About Faculty Staff Directory At A Glance Mission Values Millikin History Employment Accreditation University Marketing Administration Office of the President Office of the Provost Student Development Board of Trustees Faculty Staff Directory Media Newsroom Calendar of Events Video Gallery Photo Gallery Press Kit Sociology Minors Sociology Organizational Leadership You are here Home Academics College of Arts Sciences Sociology Organizational Leadership Areas of Study Sociology Minors Sociology Minor Criminal Justice Minor Criminal Justice Certificate Sociology Minor A Sociology Minor requires the following courses SO100 Introduction to Sociology SO201 Statistical Methods in the Behavioral Sciences SO221 Methods of Social Research SO250 Approaches to Sociological Theory Three additional courses at the 300 or above level in sociology or the following approved courses from Human Services HM316 HM317 HM318 HM319 HM321 Criminal Justice Minor The minor in Criminal Justice at Millikin University is an interdisciplinary program intended to expose students to a wide range of criminology theory concepts and ideas in the related disciplines of Political Science Sociology History Philosophy and Communications Rather than emphasizing the mere technical aspects of law enforcement the minor offers a broad and critical understanding of crime and law in the U S related to practice in a variety of fields and occupations within the criminal justice and legal systems The minor also offers an internship experience 3 credit 120 hours required in a criminal justice agency or program providing students with a hands on experience in one of these placements A minor in Criminal Justice offers a broad and theoretical view of the criminal justice process including sociological and political factors related to crime and criminal justice Criminal Justice minors are strongly encouraged to take social science statistics PS201 as their quantitative reasoning requirement Minors are required to complete an internship that bridges the theory into practice within the field Identified internships include Teen Court Truancy Court Public Defender s Office Probation Sheriff s Office Decatur Police Department Juvenile Justice Judge District Attorney s Office and Truancy Review Board Member Learning goals Analyze complex social political and legal contexts to address issues of crime and criminal justice related to practice Identify fundamental concepts frameworks and theories central to the area of criminal justice Understand the professional and ethical standards of the criminal justice profession Demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to complete and internship or research project in the field of criminal justice Course requirements A minimum of 21 credit hours is required with at least 9 credits earned in courses numbered 300 or above Prerequisites Intro to Sociology SO100 OR Intro to the American Political System PO105 Recommended Statistical Methods PS201 for University quantitative reasoning requirement and or Methods of Social Research SO221 You will complete the required internship at the end of your coursework The following 4 courses are required courses to receive the Criminal Justice Minor PO235 Introduction to Criminal Justice System 3 PO330 or PO334 Constitutional Law or Civil Liberties 3 SO361 Criminology 3 PO371 SO470

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  • Spanish | Millikin University
    Events Video Gallery Photo Gallery Press Kit Spanish Modern Language Department You are here Home Academics College of Arts Sciences Modern Languages Areas of Study Spanish Overview Courses Plan of Study Program Highlights The Spanish program is guided by a set of learning goals that drive our decisions and actions related to teaching and program management Students will demonstrate proficiency in speaking listening reading and writing in Spanish Students will demonstrate an ability to engage in meaningful interactions in Spanish with people from other countries Students will demonstrate an ability to analyze and conduct research on works of literature from the Spanish speaking world Students will demonstrate their understanding of the contributions made to society by Hispanics in the United States and in the Spanish speaking nations of the world Students will demonstrate their comprehension and appreciation of the diversity of Hispanic culture and their understanding of the social historical political and cultural contexts of the Spanish speaking nations of the world Departmental Course Offerings Courses change each semester so this list should not be considered a commitment to these individual topics However this does represent a list of many of our current and popular courses The list is provided so that you can begin to imagine your academic career at Millikin in this major French Conversation Intensive practice in the u se of French as a means of oral and written self expression with particular emphasis on listening and speaking skills FR301 Spanish for Radio Production Practice of Spanish communicative skills for the production of a radio show Students work on radio dramas poems news commentaries and music from Latin America and Spain SP312 Art Lit Film of US Latinos Spanish 320 constitutes a survey of visual art literature and film by artists from the various Latino communities of the U S principally Cuban Americans Puerto Ricans Dominican Americans and Chicanos Primary sources will include poetry drama short stories novels painting film and music Special focus on border studies and the question of what Gustavo Perez Format calls life on the hyphen the double identity of those who live in the U S but have cultural roots in Mexico Central America and the Caribbean Short critical essays and oral presentations allow students to practice skills in Spanish Course conducted in Spanish Pre requisite SP301 or SP302 or SP303 or SP304 SP320 Survey of Spanish Lit I Spanish 321 constitutes a survey of the literature of Spain from the Middle Ages to present day Texts will include poetry drama short stories and a novel Students will also study film adaptations of particular works of literature Particular focus on the questions of gender and intertextuality in the creation of literature Short critical essays and oral presentations allow students to practice skills in Spanish Course conducted in Spanish Pre requisite SP301 or SP302 or SP303 or SP304 SP321 Survey of Latin American Lit I Survey of Spanish American literature from the pre Colombian period to the late 19th century Special attention given

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  • Sport Management | Millikin University
    field Students will be introduced to the historical background unique nature and current issues in sport management ES210 Practicum Sport Management II The second practicum in a series of four integrative experiences for Sport Management majors is an introductory experiential learning opportunity The practicum integrates coursework with planned and supervised professional experiences in intercollegiate athletics ES231 Intercollegiate Athletics Each seminar will bring unique features to the classroom in the field of sport management Topics featured include but are not limited to event management behavioral dimensions in the sport culture ethics in sport management interpersonal and mass communication fund raising sport finance legal aspects of sport management leadership sport law officiating special population needs facility management and strategic planning and forecasting Required for Sport Management emphasis Open to all students Prerequisite junior standing ES281 Event and Venue Management This course integrates the various management functions of public assembly facilities and planning sport events Students focus on advanced management principles practices and methods ES300 Driver Education Methods Preparing educators for the classroom portion of driver education in secondary schools is the focus of this course State mandates traffic safety requirements Rules of the Road information and planning for the in the car phase of the training will be incorporated A survey of materials and methods proven to be effective will be included Required for driver education endorsement Education majors only Prerequisite ES 201 ES301 Sport Skills Instruction This practicum engages Health Fitness and recreation students in integrative experiences under the direction of faculty The practicum integrates coursework and performance standards of professional organizations with planned and supervised professional experiences in planning and implementing personal training activities ES320 Community Nutrition This course will examine the role of nutrition in promoting overall health in diverse populations in the community Nutrition needs across the lifespan will be explored Population specific community resources and educational tools will be reviewed Students will study the financial sociological and political aspects of nutrition and community health Service learning projects and opportunities are integrated into the course ES329 Practicum in Health Promotions The practicum engages Health Fitness and Recreation students in integrative experiences under the direction of faculty The practicum integrates coursework and performance standards of professional organizations with planned and supervised professional experiences in the campus and local community ES330 Sport Management Practicum III The third practicum in a series of four integrative experiences for Sport Management majors is an introductory experiential learning opportunity The practicum integrates coursework with planned and supervised professional experiences in intercollegiate athletics ES331 Practicum in Sport Performance This practicum engages Health Fitness and recreation students in integrative experiences under the direction of faculty The practicum integrates coursework and performance standards of professional organizations with planned and supervised professional experiences in planning and implementing personal training activities ES350 Practicum in Recreation This practicum engages Health Fitness and recreation students in integrative experiences under the direction of faculty The practicum integrates coursework and performance standards of professional organizations with planned and supervised professional experiences in planning

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  • Stage Management, B.F.A. | Millikin University
    and techniques involved in designing and editing music sound and sound systems for theatrical performance and in implementing those deigns technically Lab Fee TH220 Rendering Techniques This course introduces students to the use of artistic materials as they are typically used for the production of quality renderings for theatrical production Students will learn to use materials such as watercolor gouache co9lored pencil and design markers The successful student will produce materials worthy of inclusion in the design portfolio TH221 Voice for the Stage The fundamentals of vocal technique for the actor Special emphasis is given to the anatomy and physiology of the vocal mechanism including breathing phonation resonance and articulation Students learn portions of the International Phonetic Alphabet as a tool for phonetic analysis the practice of Standard North American speech and subsequent dialect analysis and practice TH240 Advanced Voice Further development of the fundamentals of vocal technique Special emphasis is given to enhancement of vocal power range clarity flexibility and responsiveness to text Technique issues are addressed through warm up approaches and work on heightened text including Shakespeare Work with text also includes methods of verse scansion and rhetorical analysis Pre requisite TH240 TH241 Drafting for Theatre This is a hands on course that examines the graphical communication of technical theatre design through both manual and CADD computer aided design methods Students will develop drafting skills through a series of projects and learn US ITT Standards for Drafting TH251 Stagecraft An introduction to shop technology designed to give the student a detailed overview of the theories practices and techniques involved in technical theatre Through class lectures and hands on participation students establish a basic proficiency with the standard tools materials methods and procedures used to prepare a show technically Topics include but are not limited to scenery and costume construction painting properties stage lighting and drafting Shop work on university productions required to reinforce skills learned and to promote collaborative effort Majors only Lab fee TH253 History of Style Antique Modern An exploration of periodicity through examination of stylistic elements from Egyptian through current day Styles of art architecture dance theatre music etc will be examined in an effort to give students a strong sense of the commonalties as well as the differences in the various art of the periods Trends in philosophy religion commerce etc will be studied for their effect upon artistic form TH255 Theatre Practicum Students participate in productions by working behind the scenes during their first three years in the program These broad base collaborative experiences help develop a sense of volunteerism and often a second marketable professional skill in either publicity theatre management properties construction or set and costume construction TH301 Advanced Make up A continuation of Theatre 242 Theatrical Make up in which the student concentrates on the design and application of make up for various characters in realistic and stylized plays This course exposes students to 3 dimensional technology used in the field of make up including alginate casting and the creation and application of prosthetic make up pieces Pre requisite Theatre 242 Lab fee TH302 Directing I An introduction to the theory and techniques of stage directing this course emphasizes script analysis collaboration executing blocking and staging techniques understanding aesthetics and clarity Each student will direct a production of a ten minute play for the class Prerequisite TH 131 or consent of instructor TH321 Directing II A continuation of Directing I this course also includes analysis of contemporary directorial theories Professional techniques are thoroughly examined plays meanings and values from contemporary perspectives are evaluated as students analyze theories to help them develop their own personal style and technique Prerequisite TH 131 and 321 or consent of instructor TH322 Arts Management An introduction to the world of arts management in the US The course will cover staffing budgeting fundraising and long term planning among other topics for mission driven organizations TH323 Stage Management An introduction to the role of the stage manager in the American Theatre today This course covers Actors Equity Association contracts the stage managers role in the production process communication techniques leadership skills and the creation of a prompt script TH324 Playwriting The writing of plays Emphasis placed on plot theme dialogue technical problems and characterization Pre requisite Theatre 131 or consent of instructor TH325 Seminar in Dramatic Literature An investigation into the work of a major playwright or playwrights or into dramatic literature of a given style period Courses offered on occasion include Eugene O Neill and Tennessee Williams contemporary drama and dramatic concepts Repeatable for credits each time topic changes Pre requisite Theatre 131 or consent of instructor TH333 Seminar in Dramatic Literature An investigation into the work of a major playwright or playwrights or into dramatic literature of a given style period Courses offered on occasion include Eugene O Neill and Tennessee Williams contemporary drama and dramatic concepts Repeatable for credits each time topic changes Pre requisite Theatre 131 or consent of instructor TH334 Musical Theatre History and Lit I The study of the American musical from European influences until 1940 with emphasis on analysis of formative elements in preparation for work in the professional environment Majors only A linked course requiring concurrent enrollment in Theatre 339 TH337 Musical Theatre History and Lit II A collaborative exploration of the development and trends of the American musical from 1940 to the present with emphasis on analysis of different decades and styles Majors only A linked course requiring concurrent enrollment in TH340 TH338 Acting Styles An advanced studio course this class investigates the origins of style that influence analysis and the technical work of actors in uniting form and content An in depth treatment of characterization and interpretation with special emphasis on language will be the focus using Shakespeare s plays This course works on the actor s technique and analysis Pre requisites Theatre 141 and 142 or consent of instructor TH341 Ensemble Theory and Practice The examination and exploration of techniques for achieving an ensemble approach to

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  • Studio Art | Millikin University
    multiple techniques are encouraged beyond the beginning level Emphasis on monotype collagraph drypoint relief and etching as well as exploration of other printmaking and drawing techniques Pre requisite AR103 and 104 AR215 Painting A series of courses beginning through advanced in the study of various concepts and techniques used in painting Emphasis on the development of the skills and knowledge necessary to form a personal approach to expression through the medium of painting Topics covered include color local expressive color temperature light on form inventing form Pre requisite AR103 104 and 213 214 or consent of instructor AR217 Introduction to Photography Introduces student to basics of black and white photography Through lectures demonstrations and hands on experiences students learn skills necessary to use a 35 mm camera develop film and accomplish a variety of darkroom processes Emphasis is on learning how to compose photographically and the technical skills necessary to present finished photographs AR235 Beginning Digital Photography This class is an introduction to digital photography Both technical and aesthetic issues will be covered including the understanding and use of digital cameras and their applications such as using proper exposure techniques and lighting depth of field and shutter speed Students will also review the principles of design and elements of composition to show how they apply to the craft of photography Historical photographers as they relate to the various assignments will be discussed along with photographic history Digital outputting and portfolio preparation will also be taught along with an introduction to Photoshop AR236 Intro to Sculpture A series of studies offering investigation into materials and contemporary issues in three dimensional art A context is presented for the exploration of creative concerns and instruction on the uses of various tools and equipment including electric and gas welding AR241 Ancient and Medieval Art History Art and architecture from prehistoric times through the Gothic period AR301 European Art 14th 18th Century Painting sculpture and architecture in Italy and the North during the Renaissance Baroque and Rococo periods AR302 Modern Art 19th 20th Century Painting sculpture and architecture from Romanticism through World War II AR303 Contemporary Art History Survey of developments in American and European visual art from World War II to the present Students examine critical issues along with style and meaning in contemporary art AR304 Non Western Art History An introduction to the art and culture of Africa India China Japan Oceania Ancient America Native America with emphasis both on style and the way in which the art functions in each of these societies AR305 Figure Drawing A series of courses in the continuation of the study of the human form Emphasis on individualized approach to drawing the figure as an art form Attention will be given to exploration of figure ground relationships development of expressive content uses of narrative and relationship of imagery to technique Pre requisite AR213 or 214 AR313 Printmaking A series of courses beginning through advanced in printmaking designed to introduce students to various techniques and materials used in

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  • Theatre Administration, B.F.A. | Millikin University
    participation it is designed to give the student a detailed overview of the theories practices and techniques involved in designing and editing music sound and sound systems for theatrical performance and in implementing those deigns technically Lab Fee TH220 Rendering Techniques This course introduces students to the use of artistic materials as they are typically used for the production of quality renderings for theatrical production Students will learn to use materials such as watercolor gouache co9lored pencil and design markers The successful student will produce materials worthy of inclusion in the design portfolio TH221 Voice for the Stage The fundamentals of vocal technique for the actor Special emphasis is given to the anatomy and physiology of the vocal mechanism including breathing phonation resonance and articulation Students learn portions of the International Phonetic Alphabet as a tool for phonetic analysis the practice of Standard North American speech and subsequent dialect analysis and practice TH240 Advanced Voice Further development of the fundamentals of vocal technique Special emphasis is given to enhancement of vocal power range clarity flexibility and responsiveness to text Technique issues are addressed through warm up approaches and work on heightened text including Shakespeare Work with text also includes methods of verse scansion and rhetorical analysis Pre requisite TH240 TH241 Drafting for Theatre This is a hands on course that examines the graphical communication of technical theatre design through both manual and CADD computer aided design methods Students will develop drafting skills through a series of projects and learn US ITT Standards for Drafting TH251 Stagecraft An introduction to shop technology designed to give the student a detailed overview of the theories practices and techniques involved in technical theatre Through class lectures and hands on participation students establish a basic proficiency with the standard tools materials methods and procedures used to prepare a show technically Topics include but are not limited to scenery and costume construction painting properties stage lighting and drafting Shop work on university productions required to reinforce skills learned and to promote collaborative effort Majors only Lab fee TH253 History of Style Antique Modern An exploration of periodicity through examination of stylistic elements from Egyptian through current day Styles of art architecture dance theatre music etc will be examined in an effort to give students a strong sense of the commonalties as well as the differences in the various art of the periods Trends in philosophy religion commerce etc will be studied for their effect upon artistic form TH255 Theatre Practicum Students participate in productions by working behind the scenes during their first three years in the program These broad base collaborative experiences help develop a sense of volunteerism and often a second marketable professional skill in either publicity theatre management properties construction or set and costume construction TH301 Advanced Make up A continuation of Theatre 242 Theatrical Make up in which the student concentrates on the design and application of make up for various characters in realistic and stylized plays This course exposes students to 3 dimensional technology used in the field of make up including alginate casting and the creation and application of prosthetic make up pieces Pre requisite Theatre 242 Lab fee TH302 Directing I An introduction to the theory and techniques of stage directing this course emphasizes script analysis collaboration executing blocking and staging techniques understanding aesthetics and clarity Each student will direct a production of a ten minute play for the class Prerequisite TH 131 or consent of instructor TH321 Directing II A continuation of Directing I this course also includes analysis of contemporary directorial theories Professional techniques are thoroughly examined plays meanings and values from contemporary perspectives are evaluated as students analyze theories to help them develop their own personal style and technique Prerequisite TH 131 and 321 or consent of instructor TH322 Arts Management An introduction to the world of arts management in the US The course will cover staffing budgeting fundraising and long term planning among other topics for mission driven organizations TH323 Stage Management An introduction to the role of the stage manager in the American Theatre today This course covers Actors Equity Association contracts the stage managers role in the production process communication techniques leadership skills and the creation of a prompt script TH324 Playwriting The writing of plays Emphasis placed on plot theme dialogue technical problems and characterization Pre requisite Theatre 131 or consent of instructor TH325 Seminar in Dramatic Literature An investigation into the work of a major playwright or playwrights or into dramatic literature of a given style period Courses offered on occasion include Eugene O Neill and Tennessee Williams contemporary drama and dramatic concepts Repeatable for credits each time topic changes Pre requisite Theatre 131 or consent of instructor TH333 Seminar in Dramatic Literature An investigation into the work of a major playwright or playwrights or into dramatic literature of a given style period Courses offered on occasion include Eugene O Neill and Tennessee Williams contemporary drama and dramatic concepts Repeatable for credits each time topic changes Pre requisite Theatre 131 or consent of instructor TH334 Musical Theatre History and Lit I The study of the American musical from European influences until 1940 with emphasis on analysis of formative elements in preparation for work in the professional environment Majors only A linked course requiring concurrent enrollment in Theatre 339 TH337 Musical Theatre History and Lit II A collaborative exploration of the development and trends of the American musical from 1940 to the present with emphasis on analysis of different decades and styles Majors only A linked course requiring concurrent enrollment in TH340 TH338 Acting Styles An advanced studio course this class investigates the origins of style that influence analysis and the technical work of actors in uniting form and content An in depth treatment of characterization and interpretation with special emphasis on language will be the focus using Shakespeare s plays This course works on the actor s technique and analysis Pre requisites Theatre 141 and 142 or consent of instructor TH341 Ensemble

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