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art history i art of the ancient and medieval world gs3415 4 quarter credit hours prerequisites none this course is a general art history survey focusing on the aesthetic movements of major civilizations from approximately 5,000 bce to c 1350 ce this course explores the aesthetic perceptions the economic and political realities and the arts of such cultures as the mesopotamian egyptian near eastern greek roman islamic and medieval european the integration of arts with the social economic political and philosophical currents of each culture will form the basis for discussion art history ii art history of the renaissance to 1800 gs3420 4 quarter credit hours prerequisites none this course is a general art history survey focusing on the major aesthetic movements throughout the western world from the renaissance and the baroque to early romanticism this course explores the aesthetic perceptions the economic and political realities and the arts of the western world including europe and the americas the integration of the arts with the social economic political and philosophical currents of each will form the basis for discussion art history iii art history 1800 to the present gs3425 4 quarter credit hours prerequisites none this course is a general art history survey focusing on the major aesthetic movements throughout the western world from the beginning of the nineteenth century through the modern and postmodern era this course explores the aesthetic perceptions the economic and political realities and the arts of the western world during the changing period from neo-classicism romanticism and early photography to postmodern art this course explores the aesthetic perceptions the economic and political realities and the arts of the western world including europe and the americas the integration of the arts and the social economic and political currents of each will form the basis for discussion artisan breads cu2331 6 quarter credit hours prerequisites introduction to pastry techniques and artistry introduction to baking science and theory sanitation and safety this is an introduction to the fundamental concepts skills and techniques of hearth breads and the production of a working bakery emphasis is on ingredient functions product identification and weights and measures as they apply to artisan breads topics include yeast-raised dough mixing methods pre-fermentation sponges and sourdoughs students produce and deliver various bread products on a daily basis much like a true working bakeshop asian cuisine cu3348 3 quarter credit hours prerequisites concepts and theories of culinary techniques introduction to culinary skills sanitation and safety students prepare taste serve and evaluate traditional regional dishes of asia emphasis is placed on ingredients flavor profiles preparations and culinary techniques representative of the various asian cultures background design and layout ca2317 3 quarter credit hours prerequisites fundamentals of drawing this course focuses on the fundamentals of background layout with an emphasis on perspective composition design basics staging mood texture and lighting the basics of using props as background and foreground design elements are introduced basic mathematics ts098 3 quarter credit hours prerequisites none this course is designed for incoming students whose scores on an assessment/placement test indicate a moderate lack of skill in the mathematics content area this course is the second of two basic math courses that emphasize the fundamental math competencies needed to perform satisfactorily in a college-level mathematics course basic web design rs2312 3 quarter credit hours prerequisites digital image manipulation this course introduces some of the techniques tools and technologies used in designing web pages incorporating the roles and responsibilities of web industry team members students define design and develop an html based website using standard authoring tools bath design kb1310 3 quarter credit hours prerequisites introduction to kitchen and bath design architectural drafting i technical perspective i fundamentals of design bath design is a course based on industry planning guidelines basic concepts of universal design as they apply to bath planning are covered students apply the design process to create functional flexible and universally designed spaces without sacrificing aesthetics to meet the needs of diverse users beverage menu authoring fb3320 3 quarter credit hours prerequisites food and beverage operations management students develop a comprehensive understanding of beverage menus their value integration within the foodservice industry targeting and market strategies and future trend assessment students will develop a variety of venue and menu simulations to acquire authorship skills tailored towards an establishment s target consumer base beverage purchasing and inventory control fb4310 3 quarter credit hours prerequisites purchasing and product identification students acquire an understanding of the planning and control processes specific to the beverage industry principles include beverage operation purchasing procedures the culture of the vendor/client relationship tailored buying decisions based on strategic pricing concepts and price point inventory concepts brand strategy rs3338 3 quarter credit hours prerequisites consumer behavior this course explores the factors that contribute to the success of brand identity students examine the areas that a business must consider to build a strong successful brand the course focuses on price pressure fragmented markets media and competition broadcast layout rs2327 3 quarter credit hours prerequisites digital image manipulation this is an overview of the working aspects of the broadcast industry and how broadcast integrates animation topics include production needs equipment and computer graphics and how they are used in a variety of broadcast content students create animation sequences for various broadcast environments building and environmental systems id3307 3 quarter credit hours prerequisites architectural drafting i design basics ­ three-dimensional this course examines the nature of mechanical equipment in relation to interior spaces topics include electrical heating ventilation air conditioning and plumbing systems students explore the concepts and theories regarding indoor air quality acoustics and lighting applications building systems and codes for kitchen bath design kb2305 3 quarter credit hours prerequisites architectural drafting i this course is a survey of the principles of interior construction environmental support systems and the interrelationship among building materials systems and structures it includes research and application of building codes and other regulations covering the health safety and welfare of the public students develop skills for communicating with industry partners business communications rs2324 3 quarter credit hours prerequisites english composition i this course focuses on written and oral communication skills used in a business environment written projects emphasize language style and tone in developing letters reports memos proposals presentations and email communications students identify the requirements for different types of business communication and prepare oral presentations and written materials to communicate clearly and effectively to a variety of business and consumer audiences business of photography ph3352 3 quarter credit hours prerequisites none in this course students explore the basic concepts and principles of operating a photographic-related business this course emphasizes the legal and pricing aspects that are specific to the photographic industry business ownership i frm2346 3 quarter credit hours prerequisites 75 quarter credit hours successfully completed in fashion retail management major students plan the foundations for opening and managing a small store sales budgets market research and staffing this course is a workshop in which students design and prepare the beginning business plans necessary to open a retail store final preparation of the plan is completed in business ownership ii business ownership ii frm3319 3 quarter credit hours prerequisites business ownership i students complete the planning of a small retail store financing budgets market research and inventory this course is a final workshop in which students design and prepare all business plans necessary to open a retail store students base all plans for this course on initial sales plans completed in business ownership i camera techniques ca2339 3 quarter credit hours prerequisites desktop video techniques used in preproduction and production including cameras lenses mounting equipment framing and composition and natural and studio lighting are introduced capstone project concept it4388 3 quarter credit hours prerequisites permission of the department chair industrial design students select a design concept for development as their final project capstone projects focus on skills and technical knowledge gained from the program capstone project design definition it4389 3 quarter credit hours prerequisites permission of the department chair students select from various design ideas one concept as the basis for a comprehensive project capstone projects incorporate and demonstrate the skills and technical knowledge students gained from the program capstone project final development and presentation it4390 3 quarter credit hours prerequisites permission of the department chair students prepare present and defend the comprehensive capstone project they created in design definition capstone project research it4336 3 quarter credit hours prerequisites permission of the department chair students select an area from the field of industrial design to use as the foundation for their capstone project using class time to research and to schedule the project career development rs4390 3 quarter credit hours prerequisites permission of the department chair students develop personal career goals and objectives self-promotion skills and strategies for conducting an effective job search in the field of digital media students focus on improving listening decisionmaking and presentation skills through group communication and problem-solving activities involving teamwork career development for fashion majors rs4318 3 quarter credit hours prerequisites permission of the department chair this course is a study of how to present oneself successfully as a self-marketing venture students focus on the mechanics of the job search process networking resumé interview generating positive impressions cover letters and the development of the oral communication skills needed in all aspects of professional life career development for photography ph4345 3 quarter credit hours prerequisites final quarter of study students prepare for the business environment and the transition into an applied arts profession the course emphasizes the concepts of professionalism and employment search skills topics include cover letter and resumé writing networking and interviewing skills catering and event management bc3338 3 quarter credit hours prerequisites none this course introduces students to the fundamentals of catering special events and sales in the hospitality industry the course focuses on catering s role within the hospitality industry and the various catering disciplines topics include contracts checklists legal considerations staffing and training food production and sanitation this course is project-driven and requires significant creative and independent work character animation ca3353 3 quarter credit hours prerequisites three-dimensional animation this is an advanced-level three-dimensional animation course building on techniques from previous modeling and animation courses students apply real-life action sequences to characters character/object design ca1354 3 quarter credit hours prerequisites perspective and proportion this course explores the initial development of dramatic/comedic characterizations of animate and inanimate objects for later use in two and three-dimensional animations chocolate confections and showpieces cu2340 6 quarter credit hours prerequisites introduction to pastry techniques and artistry introduction to baking science and theory sanitation and safety this is an introduction to the fundamental concepts skills and techniques of chocolates and confections special emphasis is placed on ingredient functions product identification and weights and measures as applied to confections topics include chocolate tempering candy production and the rules that apply when creating centerpieces code ­ barrier ­ free design id3347 3 quarter credit hours prerequisites permission of the department chair this is an overview of local and national building and fire codes students investigate the codes and regulations that deal with the health welfare and safety of the public coffee tea and non alcoholic beverages fb4300 3 quarter credit hours prerequisites food and beverage operations management this is an introduction to the essentials of coffees teas and other non-alcoholic beverages with a focus on the origins sociocultural attributes and methods of production attention is given to developing sensory evaluation and quality assessment skills related to the beverage varieties collateral design gr4380 3 quarter credit hours prerequisites publication design the role of graphic design in collateral materials is introduced and explored with a focus on brochures billboards posters transit cards point of sale materials direct mail pieces sale promotion materials etc the process of developing unified advertising collateral materials involving multiple presentations is emphasized college algebra gs2404 4 quarter credit hours prerequisites students must score 40 or higher on the asset placement test or be exempt because of previous college courses or submission of acceptable act or sat scores students who score below 40 on the mathematics component of the asset are required to successfully complete the transitional studies courses basic mathematics i ts097 and/or basic mathematics ii ts098 prior to enrolling in college algebra this course is a survey of mathematical theory including algebra and its applications it is designed to improve problem-solving skills through practical and real-world mathematical applications the ar t i nstitu te of c olorado 2009-2011 64 65 the art insti tute of colora do 2009-2011