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question formation, description, comparison, and present and past narra-
tion. Emphasizes written expression.

FRNC 353 Intermediate French Composition 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: FRNC 202

Includes intensive practice in written expression in French. Emphasizes the
development of communicative skills as well as knowledge of French
structure. Taught in French.

FRNC 354 Business French 3c-()l-3cr

Prerequisite: FRNC 254 or instructor permission

The study of principles and practices of business communication in French

secretarial and administrative procedures with an emphasis on the planning
and writing of business letters, reports, and abstracts of articles in business
and economics

FRNC 370 Introduction to French Literature 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: FRNC 341 or 353

Develops French reading skills, to provide tools lor litcrarv interpretation
of texts, and to introduce major literary works of France and the French-
speaking world.

FRNC 373 French Civilization 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: FRNC 2u2

(. overs the historical development of French high culture exclusive of
literary genres (i.e.. prose, poetry, theater) Presents an overview of
political and intellectual history music, art. and architecture. Certain
content areas receive special emphasis at the instructor's discretion.

FRNC 375 French Literature from Medieval through

Seventeenth Century 3c-(ll-3cr

Prerequisite: FRNC 370

Introduces the major developments in French literature ami thought from
the Medieval through the seventeenth century. Includes an overview oi

major French literary genres: novel, pocliy. and theater. Readings and

discussion are in I rench.

FRNC 376 French Literature from Eighteenth through

Twentieth Century 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisite: FRNC I '0

Introduces the major developments in French literature and thought from
the eighteenth century to the present Includes an overview of major
French litcrarv genres: novel, poetry, and theater. Readings and discussion
are in French.

FRNC 3911 leaching Elemental") School Content in
French and German 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: Instructor permission

Explores issues relevant to the teaching and learning oi I rench and German
in the elementary school (grades fC-8) Current theories ol child second-
language acquisition are treated. I hese theoretical foundations form the

basis for the development of objectives and activities that integrate the

teaching of foreign language and culture with elemental) school subject
content. Students gain practical experience m planning and implementing
lessons, assessing student learning, and selecting materials appropriate to
the needs and interests of young learners.

FRNC 431 Advanced French Conversation 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisite: FRNC 331

Builds on the communication skills acquired in FRNl iscs on the

development of advanced vocabulary and discourse strategies. Activities

include in-depth discussion and debate of current events and real-life


FRNC 432 French Phonetics and Phonolo^v 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: FRNC 331 or equivalent

Presents an introduction to the sound system of French and provides train-
ing in standard French pronunciation. Examines basic issues on phonologi-
cal theory and description. Students refine pronunciation of French
through classroom practice, oral presentations, and tape recordings.

FRINC 441 Advanced French Grammar 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: FRNC 341

Builds upon prev ious knowledge of French grammar, w ith a v lew to
perfecting control of more complex structures 1 hese Structures include
complex sentences, the subjunctive, hypothetical statements, and passive
voice. Emphasizes written expression.

FRNC 46(1 Studies in French Literature 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisite: FRNC 375 01 ;_ <>

Provides a flexibly designed syllabus permitting instructors and students to
explore areas of special interest in I rench literature and culture. Content
vanes according to the instructoi 's desired locus for a given semester.
Conducted in French or English at the instructors discretion

FRNC 462 Studies in French Language and Linguistics 3c-0l-3cr
Prerequisite: FRN< 153 oi equivalent

Explores some topic relevant to I rench language and linguistics Possible
topics include French around the world, history of the French language.
French applied linguistics i pages read in I rench foi the course should
be more than 150 i

FRNC 463 Studies in I rench Culture and ( ivili/ation 3c-fll-3cr

Prerequisite: FRNC $53

Aspects of Current French culture and civilization are explored and a

particularly in relation to French governmental and cultural institutions

FRNC 4S1 Special Inpies \ar-l-3cr

Prerequisite: \s appropriate to course content

( Iffered on an experimental or temporary basis lo explore topics not

included m the established curriculum, A given topic may be offered under
any special topic identity no more than three times

FRNC 4N2 Independent Study var-l-3cr

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

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StudcnU with interest in independent stud) "i a lopk no) offered In the
curriculum ma) propose .1 plan ol Mud} in conjunction with .1 1. nulls
membci Approval is baaed on academic appropriateness and availability ol
resources Provides an opportunity 10 engage in an in depth analysis ol
some topic dealing with the I rench language and culture through consults
nun with .1 facult) mombet

I KM 48 t II. iikii x Diesis s.n I (.,1

Prerequisites: Admission to departmental honors program; p

approval through advisor, facult) member, department chairperson, dean,
and Provost's t >r

\m intensive, Focused stmls involving independent research culminating in
.1 written thesis approved In .1 thesis directoi and two facult) readers
committee members Ma) be taken more than once to .1 maximum ol 6ct

1 km 4<M Internship var-3-12cr

Prerequisite: One semestet of stud) in France
\ supen ised field experience in I ranee with approved publii igi m iesand
institutions 01 private firms; no longet than one semester and im less than
one month Positions are matched as closelj as possible with the intern's
personal interests and goals I or more information, contact
the directoi ol the Internship Abroad Program

I SMR: Fashion Merchandising

Depart men I ol II 11 111:1 11 Development and Km iron mental Studies

( ollege of Health and Human Services

I SMR III) Introduction to Fashion 3c-OI-3cr

\ surve) of aesthetic, cultural, sociopsychological, and economic factors
related to the meaning and use of clothing for the individual and society,

I smr 112 Fundamentals of Clothing Construction lc-3l-3cr

Principles and techniques involved in fundamental clothing construction
and fitting .ire analyzed Directed laboratory experiences provide an
opportunit) to solve individual problems in garment structure through the
application of principles

I sMR 212 Advanced Clothing Construction lc-31-3cr

Prerequisite: I s\lR 112 or placement (b) exam)

Principles of advanced fitting and clothing construction arc applied and
analyzed. Offered even years, Fall semester

FSMR 252 Aesthetics of Fashion lc-01-3cr

Prerequisite: Sophomore standing

I he stud] Of contemporary apparel design and the relationship of design

elements and principles to personal characteristics and social professional


I SMR 2h2 Fashion forecasting 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: FSMR I in

A Stud] and an analysis ol the global fashion society and the trends that
emerge I volv ing stv les, changes in buying habits, and economic conditions
aic assessed to predict fashion consumer behavior. An emphasis on the
interrelationships among apparel industr) segments and the application of
fashion theories to the forecasting process

I s\|R 281 Special Topics var-I.Ur

Prerequisite: \s appropriate to course content
Offered on an experimental or temporal] basis to explore topics not
included 111 the established curriculum. A given topic ma) he offered under
89) special topic identit) no more than three times. Special topics
numbered 2SI are offered primarily for lower-level undergraduate students

FSMR .103 Visual Mcrchandisint; 3c-0I-3cr

Students design and arrange displav and selling areas in relationship to
merchandising trends and consumer demands I mphasizes promotion
techniques and merchandise sales through effective use of space, design, and


I smr M4 rextiles 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisites: (111 M 101 and 102 or SCI 105 and 106

An interpretation of basic textile knowledge uith emphasis on fiber, yam,
fabric Structure, coloration, and fabric finishes. Discussions include impor-

tance ot factors related to consumei information, protection and

salisl.u lion

I smr isii tpparel Industrj I It 01 lei

Prerequisites: 1 smr 1 10, completion ol 57cr

Introduces the design, production, ■>i^\ distribution ol apparel inc hiding

primarj textile markets; women rtd 1 hildrcn's weat

fashion centers; retailers ol fashion; apparel wholesale selling process;

fashion Btore image and future trends

FSMR 356 Historic rextiles It til-.tcr

\ stud) ol the development ol textiles from ancient times to preset

with special emphasis on techniques used in constructing historic textiles

I SMR ts" Global Issues in levtilcs and \|>|ian I 3c-OI-3cr

Prerequisite: ECON 121

I he study of the global textiles and apparel industry with emphasis on the

I s textile complex and the I S market within an international context

I SMR 'oil Vpparel Industry II U-lll-3cr

Prerequisites: I SMR tsii and I iberal Studies math requirements
Introduces the merchandising and promotion ol apparel, including organi-
zation, bu) ing responsibilities, techniques, and resources various retail

institutions, resident busing offices, apparel dollar planning and control,
appaiel merchandise assortment planning, apparel busing practices.
application Ol apparel planning and busing, and apparel advertising and

i otion

FSMR 385 Reads -to-\\ car Analysis lc-3l-3cr

Prerequisites: I SMR 1 12. >•=,<)

sn examination and evaluation of the qualit] of ready-to-wear apparel
through construction, style, fit. marketability, and price

FSMR 433 Study Tour var-l-6cr

Prerequisite: Upper-level standing

Opportunity is provided to \isit business establishments and cultural centers
concerned ssith household equipment, furnishings, textiles, clothing, and
housing in America as svell as abroad. Museums, lactones, designers' shoss -
rooms, distribution centers, siores. cultural events, and seminars arc includ-
ed. May be repeated for a total of 6cr. (Cross-listed as CNSV INDS 433.)

FSMR 434 Quality Control in Textiles 2c-2l-3cr

Prerequisite: FSMR 314

Physical properties explored through microscopic examination and use of

textile testing equipment for fabric analysis

I SMR 453 Flat Pattern Design lc-3l-3cr

Prerequisite: FSMR I 12 or 212

Garment design achieved bv use of tlat pattern techniques An understand-
ing is developed of the interrelationship of garment design, figure analysis,
fabric, fit. and construction processes. Offered even sears. Spring semester.

FSMR 456 Historic Costume 3c-0l-3cr

A chronological studs of historic costume from ancient times to the pre-
sent das ssith emphasis on the effect of aesthetic, economic, geographic,
political, religious, and social factors upon the design of clothing ssoin.

I smr 48(1 Seminar in Fashion Merchandising 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: Senior standing

Knowledge gained in major and additional requirement courses is applied to
individual career goals. Students have the opportunity to pursue related
ai eas not directly covered in previous courses* ork. svnh emphasis upon
independent research, analytical thinking, and communication skills

FSMR 481 Special Topics \ar-l-3cr

Prerequisite: As appropriate to course content
Offered on an experimental or temporal] basis to explore topics not
included in the established curriculum. A given topic may be offered under
.ins special topic identit) no more than three times Special topics
numbered 4S1 are primarily lor upper-level undergraduate students

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1 SMR 482 Independent Stud> var-l-3cr

Prerequisite: Prior appro\ al through ad\ isor, faculty member.
department chairperson, dean, and Provost's Office
Particular consume] considerations are independently investigated in the
area of housing, home equipment, interior design, clothing, and textiles, or
in the management of resources. Course maj be repeated tor a total ot"3cr.
Students meet with a faculty member at least 5 hours per credit.

GEOG: Geography

Department of Geography and Regional Planning

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

GEOG Mil Introduction to Geography: Human
Environment 3c-0l-3cr

Throughout history, human life and society have been shaped by the physi-
cal environment. Today, human activity threatens that environment. The
relationship between humans and environment is examined in the context
of the surface processes of weather, climate, plate tectonics, population
distribution, and soil formation. Iopies include agriculture, aeid ram. global
warming, deforestation, desertification, erosion, volcanism, and pollution.

GEOG 102 Geography of United States and Canada 3c-0l-3cr

The cultural landscape of North America is studied. The relationship
between man and environment is examined and spatial patterns of
env ironment, economy, society, and politics are considered.

GEOG 104 Geography of the Non-Western World 3c-01-3cr

Relates theories of the discipline of geography to problems in the develop-
ing world. Emphasizes geographic components of dependency theory;
indigenous-v ersus-industrial strategies of resource management; world sys-
tems theory; spatial legacies of colonialism: and dev elopment economies,
theories of migration, and urban structure to explore causes, characteristics,
and consequences of underdevelopment.

GEOG 213 Cartography 1 3c-0l-3cr

Introduces principles of thematic map construction. Emphasizes techniques
of ehoropleth mapping and the production of scientific graphs and charts.
(Also offered as RGPL 213; may not be taken for duplicate credit)

GEOG 219 Global Positioning System Fundamentals lc-01-lcr

Prov ides a basic knowledge of the Global Positioning System. The student
learns how to use NAVSTAR GPS to locate precise positions on the globe,
to plot a course, and to navigate using a handheld global positioning
receiver. Civil drafting data may be collected with a GPS receiver and put
into the computer to generate plot plans.

GEOG 230 Cultural Geography 3c-0l-3cr

An introduction to cultural geography, including population, settlement,
historical, urban, and political geography, human relationships with the
natural env ironment. and the literature and methods of cultural geography.

GEOG 231 Economic Geography 3c-0l-3cr

An introduction to geographic concepts, methods, and skills related to
spatial patterns of production, consumption, and exchange over the earth's

GEOG 251 Geography of Pennsylvania 3c-0l-3cr

Regions of Pennsylvania are examined in detail to identify man-environ-
ment relationships. Soils, topography, climate, vegetation, population, and
economic patterns are studied.

GEOG 252 Geography of Latin America 3c-0l-3cr

The impact of rapid population growth and economic development on the
environment and spatial organization of 1. aim America is considered 1 he
resource base and cultural heritage of the region are studied.

GEOG 253 Geography of Europe 3c-0l-3er

Investigates relationships underlying land use. dominant international prob-
lems, boundary disputes, and regional complexes of the European


GEOG 254 Geography of Russia and the Soviet Sphere 3c-OI-3cr
Examines the Russian Republic and the former Sov let empire, including the
new nations emerging from the U.S.S.R. and formei satellite nations
Settlement patterns, economics, cultures, and physical environments are
studied. Contemporary topical emphasis is on efforts at transformation
from communist to market economics and the geopolitical status ol the
new nations.

GEOG 254 Geoyraphv of Russia. Central Eurasia,
and Eastern Europe 3c-0l-3cr

Examines the Russian federation, former Soviet satellites, and the Euro-
pean and Asiatic successor states. The region is the realm of Eurasian lan-
guages, historical schisms between eastern and western Europe, and the geo-
graphical legacies of the Tsarist ami Soviel empires I. .pus unhide terrain
and environment, population, economic regions, resources, and geopolitics
These are studied in the context of environmental location and position
between I astern and Western power centers of the twenty-first century.

GEOG 255 Geography of Africa 3c-0l-3cr

A systematic survey of the physical, economic, political-historical, and

cultural geography of the continent is followed by regional studies ol
countries and peoples in Africa, south of the Sahara.

GEOG 256 Geography of East Asia 3c-0l-3cr

Studies China. Japan. Korea. Outer Mongolia. Taiwan. Geographic back-
ground for dev elopment and wise use and restoration of natural resources
are dealt with.

GEOG 257 Geography of South and Southeast Asia 3c-01-3cr

India. Pakistan. Bangladesh. Sri Lanka. Burma, Thailand, Laos. Cambodia.
Vietnam, Malaysia, and Indonesia are studied with special attention to
regional similarities and differences, particularly as they pertain to human

GEOG 261 Geography of \\ ine 3c-0l-3cr

The geography of the grape, its production, products, social significance,
and consequences of the global wine trade are explored. Students develop an
appreciation for the environmental constraints ami characteristics of wines
and wine regions. Field trips to visit wineries are an essential element of the
course. Verifiable proof of 21 years of age required tor voluntary wine-
tasting activities.

GEOG 281 Special Topics 3c-0l-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 2SI are offered primarily for lower-level undergraduate students
(May also be offered as RGPL 2S1; mav not be taken as duplicate credit
under same title I

GEOG 313 Carto»raph> II 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: GEOG 213

(uves an understanding of the compilation and use ol maps and quantitative
data. Develops skills essential to the construction ol v.uious upes of maps.
I Uso offered as RGP1 31 J; mav not be taken for duplicate credit)

GEOG 314 Map and Photograph Interpretation 3c-0l-3cr

Maps and air photographs, along with remote sensing materials, permit
inventory, and analvsis of geologic, land use. urban development, and other
landscape phenomena 1 he understanding of these materials and associated
tools for their use is presented (Also offered as RGP1 514; may not be
taken for duplicate credit)

GEOG 316 Introduction to Geographic Information

Systems 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: GEOG 213, or equivalent, or instructor permission

Automated methods for creating, maintaining, and analyzing spatial data

are presented fopics include 1 1 specialized GIS hardware and software,
2i vectoi vs rastei vs object oriented spatial data structures, 1) creation
and manipulation of geographic data files. 4i database design and manage-

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men) concepts, 5) spatial analysis, and 6) cartographic design ( Vlso
offered as RGPI 116 mav not be laken foi duplicate credit)

(.mm. hi Population Geograph) 3c-0l-3cr

S|> variations in numbers, characteristics, .mil dynamics ol human
population, models, and theoretical constructs relevant to demographic
structures and processes are studied, as well as majoi \\ «>i ui and regional

t.i o(. i<: i 1 1. .m Geographj It 0l-3cr

Basic concepts ol urb ph) including site, situation, function,

land use, urban structure, and urban hierarchy are introdu< ed Relationship
between urban geographj and urban planning are explored i Vlso offered as
RGPI ; 12; ni.i\ not be taken foi duplicate credit)

GEOG 333 trade and Transportation 3c-01-3cr

Deals with the spatial aspects of transportation systems and their use Dis
cusses circulation, accessibility, time and distance concepts, and trade pal-
ictus (Also offered as RGPI 133; ma) not be taken for duplicate credit)

(.1 <><; 334 Political Geograph) 3c-01-3cr

iphk factors and conditions are analyzed as the) relate to the
charactei and function ol states Political institutions are evaluated in light
ographic conditions

Gl (h; 335 Geograph) of Energ) 3c-01-3cr

( overs patterns and problems of energ) production and consumption in
human societies Descriptions of what, where, and how much are combined
with issues such .is technological change, conservation, allocation, environ-
ment impacts, and economic development topics include global bistor)
ami trends of energ) development, pricing systems, types of energy,

locations of production areas, and the energ) status of the I tilted Stales

GEOG 336 Social Geograph) 3c-01-3cr

I ocuses on spatial dimensions of the American societ) I he distribution of

various social groups and then impact on the landscape arc considered.

GEOG 337 Historical Geograph) 3c-0l-3cr

Studies of past geographies, geographical change through time, and
historical perspectives on the cultural landscape arc included Historical
geograph) ol the I nited Stales is emphasized.

(,K)(i 341 ( limatologv 3c-0l-3cr

Examines the elements ofweathei and climate on I arth. The location and

causes of global climatic regions are examined m relation lo moving
pressure and wind systems Also considers the climatic histot) "I the planet

and recent human modifications ol the atmospheric environment. (Also

offered as RGI'L 341; ma) not be taken for duplicate credit)

GEOG 342 Physlograph) 3c-0l-3cr

1 ocuses on landform types and then spatial distribution. Emphasizes the

tectonic forces that build landtorms and the weathering and crosional
processes thai erode and shape surface features. The relationship between

human activities and iandforms is also considered i Vlso offered as RGPL

'42. may not be taken for duplicate credit)

GEOG 343 Geography of fresh Water Resources 3c-01-3cr

students learn about surface and groundwater as a resource with unique
properties. Fresh water is defined physicall) bv storage in the hydrologic
cycle and the values assigned by different cultures Problems featured relate
to consumptive and withdrawal water uses, the problems of water supply
and scarcity, water law and its inconsistencies. Hooding and lloodplain
management, sources of contamination and pollution, wetlands, and ease

studies of selected rivet basins (Also offered as RGPL 343; may not be
taken tor duplicate credit).

GEOG 345 Biogeographv for Environmental Managers 3c-0l-3cr
Prerequisite: One of the following GEOG 341, 342,
BIOl 103, 112. 115

1 xamines the distribution of plants and animals BCTOSS the earth's surface,
as influenced b) natural and human processes I mphasizes landscape and
regional habitat dynamics as the) relate lo environmental planning and

mi ni i ii Id nips supplement locturet mu\ readings < Vlso ofli
RGPI 14! may not be taken for duplicate credit)

(,io(, in: Planning Methods U W-3cr

Prerequisite: RGPI ;, n >>i inttructoi permission
Research analytical design and plan-making techniques in urban and
il planning l xarainea bask items neceuar) to prepare urban and
lal comprebensivi plan (Also offered as RGPI .t be

taken lot duplicate credit)

GEOG 4ii History <>i Geograph) lc-0l-3ci

Prerequisites: GEOG 213, 230, 231, and (41 oi 342

Deals wnh histot) oi the discipline, great ideas, leading problems, and

unresolved issues

GEOG411 History of Geography Jc-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: GEOG 230

Prerequisites or Corequisites: GEOG 2 IV 231, 541 or $42

Deals wuh histot) ol the discipline, great ideas, leading problems, and

unresolved issues

GEOG 412 Research Seminar It Ill-.Ur

Prerequisite: t , I t >< , 411

This senior seminal and workshop constitute a capstone course thai

focuses on recent research in the majoi Held Students earn out a research

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