Graphic Design 1

This course involves understanding the various stages of developing layouts in graphic design. A focus on the organization of type and imagery will be emphasized including the basic rules of creativity and brainstorming, applying the principles of design to layout, concept and graphic design project process development, color, grid structure, and beginning application of campaign design. [32-32-64] Lab Fee

Religious History

A comparative study of the historical development, doctrine, and practices of the major varieties of Christianity or of other great world religions. Pertinent social factors and recent events will also be explored. The specific topic to be studied will change from semester to semester, and students may enroll again for up to a total of six credit hours as often as the study topic is changed. With certain topics students must be able to attend religious events or exhibits scheduled in the evening or on weekends. Humanities or social science credit.

Graphic Design 2

This course continues the direction established in Graphic Design 1 and further develops the design and marketing abilities of students. It focuses on preparing the student to effectively communicate ideas and information to business and consumer audiences using design. Subjects covered will include target markets, budget and client interaction, logo and identity, branding, advertising and marketing. Students will develop strategies and ideas from concept to completion. [32-32-64] Lab Fee

Western Civilization: Early Western World

This course is a survey of the major developments in European Civilization from the ancient Middle East, Greece and Rome, medieval period, Renaissance, and Reformation to early modern Europe (mid-1600s). Selected political, economic, social, religious, intellectual, and aesthetic elements that form present-day western civilization will be emphasized. The course will also emphasize the interchange of ideas between Asia, Africa, and the West, as well as an understanding of our cultural history as essential to the study of other cultures.

Script Writing for the Media

This course emphasizes writing for the media using current industry practices. Students will learn writing of script for radio and television broadcasting, audio and video production, and screen play for film style production.

Intermediate French

Comprehensive oral and written reviews of grammatical structures through varied reading selections, conversations, and presentations. [32-32-64] Lab Fee

Writing for the Elementary Classroom

A lecture/workshop structured to develop the writing skills of prospective teachers and to explore the means by which the writing ability of elementary school children can be encouraged, developed, and evaluated. Lab Fee

Intermediate French

Extensive reading to further develop vocabulary and mastery of the language. Advanced prose selections from varied French writers. [32-32-64] Lab Fee

Independent Study

An opportunity for the interested student with a good scholastic record to pursue independently the study of some subject under the direction of a member(s) of the professional staff. Subjects are chosen and arrangements made to suit the needs of the individual student.

Physical Geography

A one-semester lecture and laboratory course devoted to the study of man’s environment on earth. Areas of consideration include earth-sun relationships, the earth’s waters, tectonic and gradational processes, earth materials, the atmosphere, elements and controls of climate, soils, and vegetation. Man, as an active force within and upon this environment, is considered. [48-16-64] Lab Fee