(School of Business and Economics)
ACC 223 Principles of Accounting I Three hours
An introduction to financial accounting concepts and principles as they apply to various forms of business for profit. The role of accounting information in decision-making, financial statement interpretation and use, communicating accounting knowledge, and the ability to think and apply accounting knowledge are collectively the focus. Prerequisite: sophomore standing or consent of instructor. Fall and spring semester.
ACC 224 Principles of Accounting II Three hours
A continuation of ACC 223 with introduction of managerial accounting principles and systems, planning and control, current management trends, and applications to real-world problems. Prerequisite: ACC 223 or equivalent. Fall and spring semester.
ACC 330 Accounting Information Systems Three hours
A study of information systems as they apply to the functional areas of accounting. Emphasis is on the nature and relevance of accounting internal control, with coverage of modern information technology. Prerequisites: ACC 223, ACC 224, CIS 100. Spring semester.
ACC 351 Intermediate Accounting I Three hours
In-depth study of accounting topics, preparing students to understand and critically evaluate accounting, as well as "do" accounting. Includes theoretical structure, error analysis, financial statements, revenue recognition, and study of the asset section of the balance sheet. Prerequisites: ACC 223, ACC 224. Fall semester.
ACC 354 Intermediate Accounting II Three hours
Continuation of in-depth study, including the liability and equity sections of the balance sheet, debt securities, leases, income taxes, stockholders’ equity, and earnings per share. Prerequisite: ACC 351. Spring semester.
ACC 360 Managerial Accounting Three hours
Interpretation and use of accounting data to solve management problems. Management and economic concepts applied to accounting data. Cost concepts, variance analysis, process costs, variable costing, capital investment decisions, master budgets, cost estimation and analysis are topics. Prerequisites: ACC 224, ECO 222. Spring semester.
ACC 362 Cost Accounting Three hours
Determination of product or service cost, as information for costs of goods sold and inventory valuation. Also includes internal accounting information for management functions. Prerequisites: ACC 223, ACC 224. Fall semester.
ACC 410 Federal Taxation I Three hours
Introduction to federal taxation of individuals and corporations, including tax determination, ethical considerations, and related communication skills. Prerequisites: ACC 223, ACC 224. Fall semester.
ACC 421 Auditing Three hours
A study of the important elements of risk-based auditing, addressing the concepts of audit evidence and materiality. Emphasis is given to the meeting of user expectations through audit risk analysis, application of audit judgment, and ethical considerations in auditing. Prerequisites: ACC 351. Fall semester.
ACC 431 Advanced Accounting I Three hours
Covers the partnership form of business organization, particularly the nature, formation, ownership changes, and liquidations. A study in consolidations and the related FASB statements is made. Prerequisite: ACC 351. Fall semester.
ACC 442 Advanced Accounting II Three hours
Study of consolidations is continued. Additionally, the course covers segmental accounting and the area of not-for-profit accounting, including governmental and fiduciary accounting. Prerequisite: ACC 351
ACC 452 Federal Taxation II Three hours
Study of the fundamental concepts of the federal income tax system as applied to entities other than individuals, with course work focusing on problem solving and tax planning. Prerequisites: ACC 224, 410. Spring semester.
ACC 472 Accounting Concepts Three hours
A study of financial and managerial accounting designed for the student who has had little or no previous exposure to accounting.
ACC 480 Selected Topics One to Three hours
A special course offered on demand to business students. The course may be repeated for credit provided the topics differ each semester. No more than six hours total from ACC 480 may be counted toward a major or a minor. Consent of instructor. Offered on demand.
ACC 385/485 Internship One to Three hours
Designed to provide the student with experience in business or accounting office. Open to students with junior/senior standing. Accounting faculty approval required before registration. Six hours maximum enrollment. Fall, spring, and summer semesters.
(School of Business and Economics)
AT 120 Keyboarding & Formatting Three hours
The first part of this course develops key placement for the beginner or serves as a refresher for those who already know the proper key placement. During the remainder of the course, students will be instructed on the proper format of business and professional papers, letter, memos, reports, etc. Emphasis is on accuracy and greater achievement in keyboarding speed using the MS Word 2007 program. Fall semester.
AT 222 Business Presentation Application Three hours
This course serves as an introduction to business presentations through the use of a presentation program. A hands-on approach will be utilized as students complete introductory through advanced applications. Spring semester.
AT 223 Database Application Three hours
This course serves as an introduction to database applications using a database program. A hands-on approach will be utilized as students complete introductory through advanced applications. Fall semester.
AT 320 Microcomputer Applications Three hours
This course serves as an introduction to microcomputer applications. Lecture, discussion, and intensive “hands-on” experience with Microsoft Word and Excel will be utilized. Prerequisite: AT 120 or consent of instructor. Fall and spring semesters.
AT 321 Administrative Management Three hours
Study of the administrative tasks performed in an office. Practice of duties usually performed by administrative office workers. Topics include word processing, transmittal services, records management, financial and legal assistance. Fall semester.
AT 325 Medical Office Procedures Three hours
Introduction to administrative medical secretary’s career. Defines tasks that a medical secretary performs, describes various work environments, and introduces medical ethics and medical law as they apply to the medical secretary. Medical terminology is introduced. Spring semester.
AT 340 Business Communication Three hours
Study of business communication, writing various types of business letters, memos, and reports. Practicing listening skills, exploring nonverbal communication, writing resumes and application letters. Interviewing for employment, conducting meetings, and giving oral presentations. Fall and spring semesters.
AT 350 Information Resource Management Three hours
Study of electronic, micrographic, and paper information resources of an organization, including the systems used to classify, sort, retrieve, protect, and preserve records. Planning systems that control the creation of information, store and retrieve information, and dispose of inactive information. Spring semester.
AT 480 Selected Topics One to Three
A special course offered on demand to business students. The course may be repeated for credit provided the topics differ each semester. No more than six hours total from AT 480 may be counted toward a major or a minor. Consent of instructor. Offered on demand.
AT 385/485 Office Internship One to Three hours
This course involves a parallel or cooperative work assignment in an office supervised and coordinated by a faculty member. Periodic seminars and assignments related to the job are required. Six hours maximum enrollment. Fall, spring, or summer semesters.
AT 490 Independent Study One to Three hours
Senior research projects for students with a 2.50 cumulative GPA, and 2.80 in Administrative Technology. Open to students with a major, minor, or emphasis in Administrative Technology. A term paper will result from this project. Second enrollment possible with maximum of six hours credit. Consent of AT instructor prior to registration. Offered on demand.
(College of Arts and Sciences)
ART 101 Drawing I Three hours
Instruction for beginning drawing with practice in drawing, perspective, shading, form and composition, in the classroom and on location. Students prepare a folio of their work for end-of-semester exhibit. Six hours studio class per week.
ART 110 Understanding Art Two hours
A survey of ancient art to art of the present, with emphasis on art principles and how they are related to everyday life.
ART 120 Elements of Design Three hours
Problems in two-dimensional design and the use of art techniques, collections of problems presented at the end of the semester. Six hours studio class per week.
ART 202 Drawing II Three hours
Continuation of Drawing I. Field trips and outside sketching involving figure drawing, portrait drawing, and color drawing. Collected problems are made into a folio with selected drawings placed on exhibit at the end of the semester. Prerequisite: ART 101, ART 120. Six hours studio class per week.
ART 214 Painting I Three hours
Oil painting and painting techniques, color mixing, picture making and color/value relationships. Painting from still life. Exhibit at end of semester. Prerequisites: ART 101; ART 120. Six hours studio class per week.
ART 215 Ceramics I Three hours
An introduction in pottery techniques including pinch, coil, slab and the use of the potter’s wheel, preparation of glazes, the use of the electric kiln and techniques of glazing. A collection of selected projects are to be presented at the end of the semester. Six hours studio class per week.
ART 221 Three-Dimensional Design Three hours
Continuation of Elements of Design. A development of the principles of art with emphasis on three-dimensional concepts and individual creativity. The three-dimensional design study includes modeling, carving, and space organization. A collection of problem solutions presented at end of semester. Prerequisite: ART 120. Six hours studio class per week.
ART 222 Sculpture I Three hours
Three-dimensional form in clay, plaster, wire, and mixed-media sculpture, including figure and animal work. A portfolio of projects is to be presented at end of semester. Prerequisites: ART 120; ART 221. Six hours studio class per week.
ART 233 Jewelry Design I Three hours
Elementary silversmith techniques starting from flat silver and bezel. Exhibit at end of semester (non-credit participation encouraged). This class will be offered in the evenings. Prerequisites: ART 120; ART 221. Six hours studio class per week.
ART 300 Stagecraft II Three hours
An introduction to the technical aspects of school play production with instruction in design, plans, and construction of sets for a play. (This course will be coordinated with Drama 300 and may count toward a minor in Drama.) Prerequisite: ART 120. Six hours studio class per week.
ART 302 Drawing III Three hours
Continuation of Drawing II. Emphasis on original work and making of preliminary drawings for other techniques of art, as well as drawings for reproduction. Prerequisite: ART 202. Six hours studio class per week.
ART 310 Art History I Three hours
A survey of world art from the prehistoric era through the Gothic art of Europe. Lectures, supplemented by slides, videos, and teaching aids. A short research paper, projects related to period of study and a field trip are part of the course. Prerequisite: sophomore level.
ART 311 Art History II Three hours
A survey of the history of art from the Renaissance through contemporary trends. Lectures, supplemented by slides, films, reproductions of paintings, and teaching aids. A field trip to a museum will be encouraged. Prerequisite: sophomore level.
ART 314 Painting II Three hours
Continuation of Painting I with problems in painting people and landscapes using acrylic paints. Exhibit at end of semester. Prerequisite: ART 101; ART 214 or demonstrated equivalent ability. Six hours studio class per week.
ART 315 Ceramics II Three hours
Continuation of Ceramics I. Introduction to production ware, wheel-thrown or fabricated, and advanced glazing techniques with emphasis on either ceramic sets or glaze calculations. A collection of selected projects is to be presented at the end of the semester. Prerequisite: ART 215. Six hours studio class per week.
ART 320 Photography Three hours
Introduction to picture taking. Darkroom practice and development of film and prints in black and white process. Field trips with emphasis on composition, lighting, exposure, and care of equipment. (The use of a 35mm camera using interchangeable lens and manual settings or manual mode is required). Six hours studio class per week. Prerequisite: junior level.
ART 321 Pictorial Composition Three hours
Advanced visual problems in principles of two-dimensional pictorial composition using current graphic design media. Outside reading supplements required. Collection of problem solutions presented at end of semester. Prerequisites: ART 101; ART 120. Six hours studio class per week.
ART 322 Sculpture II Three hours
The design and construction of built-up sculptural assemblies in choice of clay, wood, plastic, metal or any combination. A portfolio of projects is to be presented at end of semester. Prerequisites: ART 222; ART 221. Six hours studio class per week.
ART 330 Elementary School Art, P-5 Three hours
This course will enable the student to apply methods of teaching art, attitudes and manipulation of materials, essential to classroom activities in the primary through fifth grades. Emphasis is placed on the developmental stages of art and how these are affected by the intellectual, physical, perceptual, aesthetic, creative, emotional, and social growth of a child. Field and clinical observation hours re-enforce the concepts. Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education Program.
ART 333 Jewelry Design II Three hours
Continuation of Jewelry Design I. Advanced problems in the design and making of jewelry with instruction in preparation for fabrication. Prerequisite: ART 233. Six hours studio class per week.
ART 335 Printmaking I Three hours
Introduction to fine art printing and printing processes in intaglio, relief, serigraphy, and planographic methods. Exhibit at end of semester. Prerequisites: ART 101; ART 120. Six hours studio class per week.
ART 350 Watercolor Painting I Three hours
Techniques of transparent water color painting, color mixing, and the painting of landscapes. Class demonstrations and field trips included. A portfolio of selected paintings is to be presented at end of semester. Prerequisite: ART 101 and ART 120. Six hours studio class per week.
ART 410 Twentieth Century Art History Three hours
An intensive study of the development of art from the Impressionists to post-modern styles of the twentieth century. Lectures will be supplemented by slides, films, and reproductions of paintings. A field trip to a museum will be encouraged. Prerequisite: ART 311.
ART 411 World Art Three hours
A survey of ethnographic art history from India, Africa, China, Japan, the Americas, and the Islamic World. Lectures supplemented by slides, videos, teaching aids, and one planned museum field trip.
ART 414 Painting III Three hours
Advanced painting in oil or acrylic paint with emphasis on creativity and the development of a personal style. Exhibit at end of semester. Prerequisite: ART 314. Six hours studio class per week.
ART 421 Digital Graphics I Three hours
Instruction in principles of digital design used for advertising design utilizing various software programs. Prerequisites: ART 101; ART 120. Materials approximately $50 required. Six hours studio class per week. Offered on demand.
ART 422 Digital Graphics II Three hours
Continuation of Digital Graphics I. Digital art design of advanced principles for use in the workplace for advertising, magazines, newspapers, brochures, animation, utilizing software programs, digital camera, scanner and other recently developed technology for visual design. Prerequisite: ART 421.
ART 431 Secondary School Arts and Crafts Three hours
Arts and crafts for teaching in middle and secondary schools, adult education or rehabilitation programs, with instruction in organization of teaching facilities and acquisition of materials. Prerequisites: Admission to Teacher Education, ART 330. Three hours lecture, three hours studio class per week.
ART 432-433 Studio Problems I Two to Three hours
Special studies in advanced work in an art field, chosen by the student with the instructor’s approval. Independent work with frequent consultations between instructor and student. Exhibit at end of semester. Two hours credit for four hours work per week or three hours credit for six hours work per week. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.
ART 435 Printmaking II Three hours
Continuation of ART 335. Specialized techniques including aquatint, lithography, serigraphy, and relief including printing multiple colors. Prerequisite: ART 335. Six hours studio class per week.
ART 442-443 Studio Problems II Two to Three hours
Similar to Studio Problems I. Continuing previous problems or investigating another phase of Art Techniques. Exhibit at end of semester. Two hours credit for four hours work per week or three hours credit for six hours work per week. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.
ART 450 Watercolor Painting II Three hours
A continuation of Watercolor I, with emphasis on advanced compositions and techniques. Prerequisite: ART 350. Six hours studio class per week.
ART 460 Supervised Field Experience One to four hours
Students are placed with cooperating firms for on-the-job training in an area of Art selected and approved by the art faculty. Written reports to be submitted by the firm and the student to the supervising instructor. Prerequisite: consent of instructor and field supervisor. Credit commensurate with time worked and experience; the course is repeatable up to 12 semester hours.
ART 470 Senior Exhibit One hour
A retrospective of works from each studio course. Required of all seniors, with an art area or an art major. Prerequisite: senior level.
ART 390/490 Special Studies in Art History One to Three hours
Independent, individual study, and research in a designated period of Art History. Limited to students majoring or minoring in Art. Enrollees should be able to travel to historical sites, museums, or libraries if necessary. Prerequisites: ART 310; ART 311; and ART 410.