New and Special Topics Courses

Winter Semester 2008 (J-Term)

ART 389 Special Topics: 3-D Computer Graphics - Vectorworks
A 3-D studio course that will explore the design and rendering of 3-dimensional interactive environments in computer space using Vectorworks on a Macintosh platform.

BIOL 489 Special Topics: Neuroscience
Interdisciplinary course, attracting students interested in biology and psychology. The origanization, methodology, and objective of the course will be determined by the instructor and may include a laboratory experience. Open to Jr/Sr Majors in Biology or Psychology.

BUAD 489 Special Topics: Fraud Examination
This course explores the various forms of occupational fraud; who commits fraud, why and how they commit fraud and how to prevent fraud. The course contains an online and classroom component.  The online portion runs from January 3rd through January 18th and is delivered online utilizing the Educator learning platform.  The online portion is covered through a variety of structured reviews, discussions, assignments, videos, and quizzes that average 2.5 hours each day for 12 days.  Dedicated days and times are used to cover nine chapters of material.  The classroom component is held the first week of the spring 2008 semester.

LEAD 389 Special Topics: Peer Leadership in Student Affairs

This course aims to provide students with an opportunity to explore contemporary student development theory, to understand the needs and leadership gifts of a variety of special populations, to learn about and practice a variety of helping skills in order to create change, and to apply this knowledge on our residential campus in a way that leads to a changed campus culture and improved student life.

THEA 101 Introduction to Live Performance
Introduces students to first identify, describe and analyze various ways in which they encounter live performance in their daily lives (sporting events, church attendance, school assignments, party games, rock concerts, etc.) in order to begin to understand and develop standards of criticism. Additionally, basic theatrical forms will be introduced as a way of describing and expanding students awareness of how live performance influences recorded media. Fulfills GS Area 5.

THEA 389 Special Topics: 3-D Computer Graphics - Vectorworks
A 3-D studio course that will explore the design and rendering of 3-dimensional interactive environments in computer space using Vectorworks on a Macintosh platform.