Counseling and Psychotherapy
A study of the basic theories and their applications in counseling and psychotherapy. Theories studied include: behavior therapy; drug therapy; interpersonal psychotherapy; psychoanalysis; group, art, movement, and the “newer” therapies. Variations on the above as applied to different clinical populations are emphasized, as are issues of research and ethics in counseling and psychotherapeutic practice.
BPS3730.20 / 4 credits
To be announced
Mon., 6:30–10:00 p.m.
Sept. 13–Dec. 20 (no class Sept. 6 & Oct. 11)
Academic II, Room 2106
» Upper-level natural science credit
The Blue and the Gray: U.S. Civil War
The Civil War was arguably the most controversial and traumatic event in American history. This course considers how and why the war developed, its long-term results, and why it is such an important part of America’s cultural heritage. Through an examination of novels, films, diaries, and letters written by Civil War participants, students analyze the impact of this war and our continuing fascination with it.
AHI3530.20 / 4 credits
Tues., 6:30 p.m.–9:50 p.m.
Sept. 7–Dec. 14 (no class Oct. 26)
Academic II, Room 2206
» Core curriculum/general education requirement: Humanities
» Upper-level humanities credit
Media literacy encompasses the ability to access, analyze, evaluate, and create media. In this course, students learn to critically examine visual, audio, and online media while gaining an understanding of the media’s effect on culture and society.
AJO3315.45 / 4 credits
CSS3315.45 / 4 credits
Wed., 6:30 p.m.–9:50 p.m.
Sept. 1–Dec. 15 (no class Sept. 8)
Academic I, Room 1119
» AJO3315.45: Upper-level humanities credit
» CSS3315.45: Upper-level social science credit
» Communications/media studies requirement
Music of Protest
A survey of the past 50 years of popular protest music, with a preparatory examination of early 20th-century blues and socialist “magnet” songs. Students study the power of popular music and the artist’s role in shaping contemporary society, with a focus on three eras of social upheaval in the U.S.: the civil rights movement, the war in Vietnam, and the emergence of punk and hip-hop. Includes readings, musical analysis, and listening.
Note: The ability to read musical notation is not required, but a working knowledge of contemporary popular music is critical.
AHI3116.46 / 4 credits
EMT3116.46 / 4 credits
Thurs., 6:30 p.m.–9:50 p.m.
Sept. 2–Dec. 16 (no class Sept. 9, Nov. 11 & Nov. 25)
Academic II, Room 2115
» AHI3116.46: Upper-level humanities credit
» EMT3116.46: Upper-level arts credit
Updated September 14, 2010