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accounting foi various funds, the general fixed assets group "i accounts, the
financial reporting process, and application ol the principles ol fund
accounting in specific areas

\( ( I 451 Seminar In Accounting Standards 3c-01-3cr

Prereqnislte: \i < I 105

\ stud) ol professional si.nul.iuK having authoritative support in the field
ol accounting APB opinions, I \SH interpretations, and SI ( Accounting
Series Releases arc discussed

u ( I 4hl Accounting Systems 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: \( ( I 105, ill, II MG ; <m
\ study of concepts, principles, and procedures ol accounting system
design, installation, implementation, auditing, and maintenance in relating
to system objectives, information requirements, constraints, system
elements, and considerations on a computerized basis.

U C I 471 International Accounting 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisite: \i i 1 Ml foi Accounting majors or ACCT 300 for
non-Accounting majors

A comparative study of the effects of differences in cultural and business
philosophies on national and international accounting policies. Specific
financial accounting controversies, such as accounting for transactions in-
volving foreign currency exchanges, are discussed. International manage-
ment accounting topics include international transfer pricing policies.
performance evaluations of multinational managers and divisions, and
management information systems. International aspects of financial
planning, auditing, and taxation practices are also rev levved.

ACCT 4X1 Special topics \ar-l-3er

Prerequisite: As appropriate to course content
Ottered on an experimental or temporary basis to explore topics not
included in the established curriculum A given topic may be offered under
any special topic identity; no more than three tunes. Special topics
numbered 4SI arc primarily tor upper-level undergraduate students

\( ( I 482 Independent Study \ar-l-3cr

Prerequisite: Prioi approval through advisor, faculty member,
department chairperson, dean, and Provost's Office

Students with interest m independent stud) of a topic not offered in the

curriculum may propose a plan ofstud) in conjunction with a faculty

member. Approval is based on academic appropriateness and availability of

\( ( I 4SS Internship in Accounting (Industrial and

Government) 6cr

Prerequisites: ( onsent ol department chairperson and dean. 1 bcrly
College of Business and Information lechnology; cumulative 2.75 (iPA and
) GPA in accounting courses

Practical experiences, generally totaling 4(1(1 hours, in an industrial or
government accounting setting.

\< t I 4'H Internship In Accounting (Public) 6ci

Prerequisites: ( onsen) "i department

i ollege "i Business and Information i DO i umulative ' IPA and

t mi ( IPA in A< i •• 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 > i ■ . ourses

Prat tit al experieni es, generall) totaling 400 hours t» ith a public account-
ing firm

ADA I : Advising anil lesting
Advising and listing ( enter
Div ision ut Miiilcnl Allaii s

\i>\ i nil ( areer Exploration ic-ni-lcr

Introduces the theoretical and practical framework with which to explore
i an ei 1 1 ompatible « ith overall academic skills, aptitudes, and
Students examine the world >>i work, assess then interests and abilities, and

make realistic decisions on academic majors and careers Notes 1 i (
sections of this course will be restricted to specific enrollment groups 2|
Offered as ED 170 prior to 1997-98 l)Cros listed as DVST 170 rhese
courses ma) be substituted for each other and be used interchangeabl) t"i I)

01 I repeats but ma) not be counted lor duplicate credit.

AN I II: Anthropolog}

Depart incut of Anthropology

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

AN I II I III ( (inlemporarv Anthropolog] 3c-0l-3cr

An introduction to the nature of anthropological inquiry. B) using the
anthropological perspective, current relevant topics arc discussed topics
could include, but are not limited to. changing myths and rituals, legal
anthropology cross-cultural aspects ol aging, gender roles, evolutionism
and creationism, cultural extinction, and world hunger.

\Niil 211 Cultural Anthropolog) 3c-01-3cr

Explores the nature ol culture as a human survival technique Provides a
framework for appreciation and understanding of cultural differences and

similarities in human societies, past and present

ANTH 213 World Archaeology 3c-0l-3cr

A survey of the prehistory of Western and non-Western cultures with an
emphasis on the development of technology and on the evolution of
adaptive strategics with particular attention to the origins of agriculture.
Exposes the students to the diversity ol' past cultural systems and to the
methodological and theoretical questions ol concern to archaeologists

AN I II 222 Biological Anthropology 3c-0l-3cr

An introduction to the goals and techniques of biological anthropology
with an emphasis on primatology, paleoanthropology, genetics, and osteol-
ogy. Provides a basis for evaluating the role of biology in human behavior.

N N III 233 Language and Culture 3c-(ll-3er

I ocuses on social and cultural functions of language. Particular emphasis
given to problems m anthropology with respect to non- Western languages.

AN "I II 244 Basic Archaeology 3c-0l-3cr

An introduction to the goals and methods of anthropological archaeology
with particular attention to the analysis of cultural chronology, past
lifeways, and cultural process Provides laboratory experience with artifacts
and other archaeological data

AN I II 271 Cultural Area Studies: Africa 3c-0l-3cr

Explores the cultural diversity ol 'the continent of Africa (Tie first unit

examines the historical processes which shape modem society, including
the formation of indigenous African empires, the evidence for trade routes,
slave trading, and colonialism The second unit examines the nature ol
African traditional societies, including analyses of forager and agricultural
groups The last unit covers issues of contemporary development in Africa
such as famine and agricultural policy, the status of women in economic
development, and apartheid Reading includes ethnographic and historical
accounts of African society as well as selections by African writers on the
issues of contemporary society (Also offered as SOC 271; may not be
taken for duplicate credit I

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ANTH 272 Cultural Area Studios: China 3c-01-3sb

Assists in developing an understanding of contemporary China. While the

course begins with prehistoric and historic aspects of China, the locus is on

contemporary issues presented in the context of anthropological tli
Specific Chinese cultural components investigated include values, attitudes.

norms, social organization, linguistics, and folklore (Also offered as SOC

272; may not be taken lor duplicate credit.)

ANTH 273 Cultural Area Studies: Southeast Asia 3c-0l-3cr

An introduction to the peoples and cultures of Southeast Asia. Prehistory
and the development of indigenous stales in the area and analysis of impact
of world religions, such as Islam, and Western colonialism. Also examines
modem hunter-gatherer and farming societies and discusses contemporary
issues in social and economic change, including the Green Revolution,
tropical deforestation, the struggle of ethnic minority tribal peoples, and
the plight of Indochinese refugees. (Also offered as SOC 273: may not be
taken for duplicate credit.)

ANTH 274 Cultural Area Studies: Latin America 3c-0l-3cr

An introduction to the peoples and cultures of Latin America. Focuses on
the prehistory and development of pre-Columbian complex societies in
Mcsoamerica and the Andes and analyzes the impact of European
colonialism on these major regions. Also examines contemporary issues,
such as civil wars, economic development, rural-urban migrations, and
migration and immigration of Latin American peoples into the United
States. (Also offered as SOC 274; may not be taken for duplicate credit.)

ANTH 281 Special Topics var-l-3cr

Prerequisite: As appropriate to course content
Offered on an experimental or temporary basis to explore topics not
included in the established curriculum. A given topic may be offered under
any special topic identity no more than three times. Special topics
numbered 281 are offered primarily for lower-level undergraduate students.

ANTH 286 Marriage, Kinship, and the Family 3c-0l-3cr

A sociological and anthropological study of patterns of marriage, kinship,
and family life, emphasizing the relationship between family patterns and
other social institutions. Topics include the family and marriage in histori-
cal and comparative perspective, worldwide patterns of gender stratifica-
tion, incest and incest avoidance, class and race contexts of family pat-
terns, mate selection and love, parenthood and child rearing, domestic and
sexual violence, alternative family lifestyles, and the current crisis and
possible future of the family. Intended for a broad audience but also open to
sociology and anthropology majors and minors. (Also offered as SOC 286;
may not be taken for duplicate credn i

ANTH 314 Native Americans 3c-0l-3cr

A survey of culture history and culture area characteristics of the Indians of
North America. Detailed study of representative groups related to
historical, functional, and ecological concepts.

ANTH 315 North American Archaeology 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: ANTH 110 or 244 or instructor permission
A survey of North American prehistory with an emphasis on cultural
ecology and technology. Attention is given to all geographic areas north of
Mexico, hut the focus is on the Eastern Woodlands.

ANTH 316 Anthropology of Religion 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: ANTH 110 or 211

Explores nature, function, and universal characteristics of religion in
human society by utilizing cross-cultural approach. Theories concerning
religious phenomena serve as topics for discussion.

\\ I II 318 Museum Methods 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: ANTH 110 or 211 or 244

Lecture and laboratory course surveying the role of museums as social and
educational institutions, types of museums, museum administration, and
museum architecture Procedures for collection, curation. preservation, and
storage of anthropological and natural history specimens examined.

\\ I II 320 Archaeological Field School
Prerequisites: ANTH 110. 244. or instructor permission


An introduction to archaeological survey, field excavation, and laboratory
processing field school students participate ill one or more of the ongoing
research projects of the II '1' Archaeology Program.

Will 323 Mesoameriean Archaeolog) 3c-0l-3cr

An introduction to the archaeology of Mcsoamerica which explores the
natural and cultural diversity of the area south ol the I nited States and
north of lower Central America. Surveys the history ol archaeological
research in Mesoamerica and examines some of the specific methods ol
archaeological research that are unique to Mesoameriean archaeology I he
focus is on three areas: the Gulf Coast and the Olmec v I he Valley of
Mexico and its long history of settlement from the Tehuacan Valley
through the Aztecs, and the southern Highlands and Lowlands inhabited by
the Maya, although other regions of Mesoamerica are discussed.

ANTH 325 Archaeological Lab Methods 3c-OI-3cr

Prerequisite: ANTH 244

A hands-on introduction to the study of artifacts and other cultural
materials recovered from archaeological excavations. Experience in the
specific methods of analysis in archaeological lab settings focusing on the
analysis of stone artifacts. pre-Columbian ceramics, and historic artifacts
Analytic techniques include classification, quantification of attributes, and
reporting of the results of the analyses.

ANTH 340 Anthropology of Aging 3c-0l-3cr

Introduces various experiences faced by elderly people in numerous world
societies. Explores the impact of such factors as ethnicity, nationality,
race, and class and the processes of cultural change on the lives of people-
growing old. Comparative, cross-cultural perspectives are stressed.

ANTH 350 Anthropology of Women 3c-0l-3cr

For any student with an interest in the lives of women around the world.
regardless of whether oi not he or she has a strong background in anthro-
pology Examines the social roles, rights, and responsibilities of women
cross-culturally, viewing both women's productive (economic) functions as
well as reproductive functions. Reading describes the position of women in
technologically simple societies and addresses the comparative position of
women in the industrialized socialist and capitalist countries 1 he central
theme is an examination of how the position of women changed in the
twentieth century.

ANTH 360 Applied Anthropology 3c-0l-3cr

Applied anthropology focuses on the anthropologist as an agent of social
change and bridges the gap between theories of cultural behavior and the
policies which affect contemporary cultures Examines the historical role
of anthropologists in early public administration and then examines at
length the work of contemporary applied anthropologists m programs of
international economic development (health, agriculture, and education),
in domestic human service planning and delivery, in cultural resource
preservation, and in their role as advocates for unempowcrcd minorities

ANTH 365 Native North American Religions 3c-0l-3cr

An introduction to the indigenous religions of North America and to the
peoples who practice these rich and varied approaches to the sacred. Not
only examines majoi religious themes and dimensions (myth, ritual, ethics.
etc.), but also includes ,i historical perspective on Norm American Indian
lifeways. I bis perspective involves discussion ol the clash with Euro-
American values and contemporary native religious responses to social
crisis and change (Also offered as Rl SI 565; may not be taken for
duplicate credit)

ANTH 370 Latinos and Diaspora 3c-0l-3cr

Introduces the global and local dimensions ol the changing Latino
communities m the United Stales and examines the communities' multiple
connections and dynamic interactions with Latin American diasporas.
Toward this end. the course covers I i theories on transnational communi-
ties, diasporas. the stale, and citizenship; 2 I 1 atmo cultures and geography:
3) Latin American immigration and labor migration to the United States;
and 4) the impact of Latin American diasporic networks on I atmo and
non-Latino communities i< ross-hstcd as LAS -~"i

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Will 41)1 Social ami ( nil ill u I ( hangC l< HI )cl

Prerequisite: \mii 1 10 01 MX 151

I uplorcs cuitciii theoretical perspectives on social and cultural change

Special attention given to planned change a) the local 01 regional Il-\ >.-l

Will 415 ( ii 1 1 ii i -i I Resource Management 3c-01 lei

Prerequisite: will Mi oi instructoi permission
Tun ides an understanding ol how cultural resources are being preserved and
managed undo curreni American laws and regulations with particular
emphasis on historic properties, such as historic buildings and an haeoli
cal sites Case studies and field trips are incorporated so thai students gain a
thorough understanding ol kev problems and issues in historic preservation
and cultural resource management

w I ll 42ii Cultural Ecology lc-0V3cr

Prerequisite: will no ,.i :n

Introduces the field of ecological anthropology by exploring the concept
ol the ecosystem in relationship to varying human adaptive strategies
Illustrates the importance of understanding man-environmenl interactions
both hi studying the developing world and in investigating the pasl

Will 425 Archaeological I hcorv and Research Design 3c-IM-3cr

Prerequisites: Will 244 and 125

Reviews the range ol field, analytical, and interpretive methods
adopted by archaeologists over the past century and guides students through
the design and implementation of a research project ol their own.
Discussed against the backdrop of the discipline's constant!) shining
theoretical setting, this survey also prepares students for the task of
critical!} assessing published research conducted hv other archaeologists and
locating such research within this dynamic theoretical landscape.

W I II -»"*<► Anthropology <>f I ood 3c-01-3cr

All humans must obtain food in order to ensure their subsistence, but the
ways in which we satislv this basic physiological need are not the same for
everyone I xamines how human evolutionary history influences contem-
porary consumption patterns Discusses how patterns of human migration
influenced the development of cuisines and how whal we eat is often
determined by historical patterns of colonization and contemporary

political struggles Discusses the cultural basis for definitions of what is
edible and what is prohibited 1 xamines patterns of food use in our culture
and how science may influence our patterns in years to come.

W I II 444 Medical Anthropology 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisite: 9a in .Will or permission

1 ocuses on the study ol human confrontation with disease and illness and

on the adaptive arrangements made hv various human groups tor dealing
w ith these dangers I lealth and disease are \ icwed from a broad array of
micro and macro perspectives, e g . evolutionary, ecological, and psychoso-
cial For nursing and social work students as well as social and biological
sciences students

Will 45h Ethnographic Research Methods 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisite: °et in W I II

Pros ides a background in qualitative and quantitativ e techniques used in
anthropological research Concentrates on the ethics of research with
people, formulation of hypotheses, design and use of appropriate research
techniques, and data analysis Emphasizes development of field notes, in-
terviewing techniques, developing genealogies, and participant observation.

Will 460 Kthnographic Held School 6c-0l-6cr

Prerequisite: WTH 456 or instructor permission

Ethnographic research training in the field. Emphasizes the application of
qualitative research methods, the recording of data in research journals and
the maintaining of field diaries, the categorizing and organizing of data, and
the writing of research reports

Will 4SII Anthropology Seminar var-l-3cr

Prerequisite: 9cr in WTH or permission

\ seminar approach to the integration of the fields of anthropology.
\ssists the advanced student in understanding the nature of anthropology,
the major theoretical issues, and the history of intellectual development

will 4n: Independent sm ( i\ 4ur -i »,,

Prerequisite: Prioi approval through

departmi n on dean and Pr

Students with an interest in independent studs ol ■< lopk not offered in the

curriculum may propose a plan ol study in conjunction with a faculty

mcmbci Approval ii I tcademii a p propr i ateness and availability ol


win 4X< Honors metis var-l-6cr

Prerequisites: Admission to ilep.iitineni.i] h is program; prioi

approval through advisot faculty member, department chairperson dean,

.Mi.l Provost ■ ' Mlice

An intensive, focused studv involving independent research culminating in

a written thesis approved by a thesis director and two faculty readers

committee members May be taken more than once i" a maximum ol 6

Will 4X4 Specialized Methods in \l chaiolngv lc-0l-3d

Provides an opportunity to learn specialized techniques and approaches
presently in use in archaeology. In any one semester, will concentrate on

one ol a i. inee ol possible themes, including lab methods, field methods,
statistical methods, computer applications. 01 text-based approaches I he
specific topic vanes but locuscs on instructing in the mechanics ol the
selected technique, its application to real archaeological problems, and the

interpretation of the results May appeal to students from other disciplines

who wish to gain applied expertise in a topic that is relevant to their own
field of Study. Interested students should contact the instructor to find out
which topic will be taught in any one semester

Will 485 Anthropological Studv Odyssey \ar-3cr

Prerequisite: Instructor permission

Involves exploration ol an anthropological topic such as a culture or
archaeological tradition through classroom and field activities Typically,
Students are exposed to the topic during seveial days ol intensive classvvork
and then pursue greater understanding through travel and possibly limited
fieldwork. Readings, site tours, on-site lectures by specialists, and field
exercises give students a chance to develop an understanding of anthropo-
logical perspectives on the topic under study as well as to provide exposure
to anthropological field and analytic methods. The odyssey also intends to
allow students to experience other cultures, sites, and or locales firsthand.
May be repeated for credit under a different odyssey title but may be used
only once to meet the requirements of an Anthropology track.

AINTH 493 Internship in Anthropology var-3-l2cr

Prerequisite: Instructor permission

Offers practical experience m any of the specialized fields ol anthropology
(physical, social-cultural, archaeology, or linguistics) Each student
develops objectives in consultation with a particular departmental faculty
member who is supervising the internship. Detailed field notes and a major
paper based on the experience are required.

APMU: Applied Music
Department of Music
College of Fine Arts

M'Ml Applied Music (Major Area)

Instrument/Voice l-Vlll \ar-2or4cr

Prerequisite for initial semester of study: Audition and acceptance
to the area of concentration

Prerequisite for subsequent semesters: ( trade of C or better in the
pre\ ious semester of study

Private instrumental or vocal instruction for music majors in their pri-
mary area of concentration tor up to eight semesters Includes technical

studies, musical repertoire, and performance experiences at the profes-
sional level. Weekly half-hour lessons are given (2cri for students enrolled
in the B.S. and B.A degree programs Weekly one-hour lessons l4er) are
given for students enrolled in the B.F.A. degree program only.

APMU Applied Music (Minor treat) Instrument/Voice l-IV var-l cr
Prerequisite for initial semester of study: Audition and placement
Prerequisite for subsequent semesters: Grade of C or better in the
prev ious semester of study


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Private instrumental or vocal instruction for music minors, or for music
majors in their secondary or tertiary area of concentration for up to foui
semesters. Includes technical studies, musical repertoire, and performance
experiences al a functional level. SiuJunt^ enroll tor 1 credit and arc given
weekly half-hour lessons. Students may enroll in Levels l-IV only from the
list below

APMU 101, 151, 201, 251. 301, 351. 401. 451 Piano 1-VI1I

APMU 102, 152. 202. 252. 302. 352. 402. 452 Organ l-VIII

M'MU 103, 153, 203, 253, 303. 353. 403. 453 Harpsichord l-\ III

M'Ml 1114. 154. 204. 254. 304. 354. 404. 454 Harp l-VIII

APMU 105. 155. 205. 255. 305. 355. 405, 455 Voice l-VIII

M'Ml lilt.. 156. 201.. 256. 306. 356. 406, 456 Violin l-VIII

M'Ml 107. 157. 207. 257, 307. 357. 407. 457 \ iola l-VIII

APMU 108. 158, 208, 258. 308, 358, 408, 458 Cello l-VIII

APMU 109. 15", 209, 25°, 309, 359. 409, 459 String Bass l-VIII

APMU 110. 160, 210, 260, 310, 360, 410. 460 Flute l-VIII

M'Ml 111. 161. 211, 261, 311, 361, 411, 461 Clarinet l-VIII

M'Ml 112. 162. 212. 262, 312, 362. 412. 462 Oboe l-VIII

APMU 113, 163. 213, 263. 313. 363. 413. 463 Bassoon l-VIII

APMU 114, 164, 214, 264, 314, 364. 414. 464 Saxophone l-\ III

M'Ml 115. 165. 215, 265. 315. 365. 415. 465 Trumpet l-VIII

M'Ml 116. 166. 216. 266. 316. 366. 416. 466 French Horn l-VIII

APMU 117. 167. 217. 267, 317, 367. 417. 467 Trombone l-VIII

APMU 118, 168. 218, 268, 318, 368, 418, 468 Euphonium I-V III

APMU 119. 169. 219. 269. 319. 369. 419, 469 Tuba l-VIII

APMl 1211. 17(1. 220, 270, 320, 370. 420, 470 Percussion l-V 111

APMU 121. 171, 221, 271. 321. 371. 421. 471 Guitar l-VIII

APMU 122 Applied Jury A 0c-01-0cr

Prerequisite: APMU Applied Music (Major Area) all required levels
Adjudicates the performance of students in their respective major perfor-
mance area (on a "Pass" or "Fail" basis) as partial fulfillment of the
graduation requirements in the B.S.Ed. -Music and B. FA. -Music degrees.
Students are expected to attain a professional level of performance on all

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