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Spring

Wednesday, January 24–Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Registration begins November 13, 2017 for full-term courses.

2018 Course List

American Sign Language
ASL 1000 American Sign Language I / 4 credits
Art History
ARH 3180 American Art / 4 credits – offered at the Rockland extension site
Arts Management
AMG 1100 Fundamentals of Arts Management / 4 credits, online
AMG 2200 Finance for the Arts / 4 credits
AMG 3100 Funding the Arts / 4 credits, online
AMG 3520 Marketing the Arts / 4 credits
Communications
COM 1400 Introduction to Video Techniques and Technology / 3 credits
COM 2050 Introduction to Media Writing / 4 credits
COM 1500
Introduction to Communication / 4 credits
COM 3100 Communication Research / 4 credits
COM 3110 Strategic Message Design / 4 credits
COM 3170 American Film, Reflections of a Century II: 1950 to 2000 / 4 credits
COM 3350 Persuasive Speaking / 4 credits
COM 3701 The Business of Writing / 2 credits • Shorts course (registration begins Feb. 21, 2018)
Communication/Media Studies
CMS 3060 Frontline Reporting: Global Conflict / 4 credits
CMS 3060 Frontline Reporting: Global Conflict / 4 credits - offered at the Rockland extension site
History
HIS 3269 Vietnam and Modern America / 4 credits
Journalism
JOU 1110 Editing with Adobe Premiere Pro / 1 credit  Shorts course (registration begins Nov. 13, 2017)
Legal Studies
LEG 1510 Introduction to Criminal Law / 4 credits
LEG 3025 Environmental Law / 4 credits
LEG 3025 Environmental Law / 4 credits - offered at the Rockland extension site
LEG 3065 Legal Research / 4 credits
Liberal Studies

LBS 3013 Food / 4 credits
LBS 3014 Fundamentalism / 4 credits

Literature
LIT 3427 20th-Century World Literature / 4 credits
Mathematics
MAT 1001 Using Excel in the Workplace / 2 credits • Shorts course (registration begins Feb. 21, 2018)
MAT 1060 Mathematics for Contemporary Life / 4 credits
Painting and Drawing
PAD 1100 Fundamentals of Painting / 3 credits
PAD 2075 Drawing from Nature / 3 credits
Photography
PHO 3755 Introduction to Photoshop / 2 credits • Shorts course (registration begins Feb. 21, 2018)
Psychology

PSY 3125 Adult Development / 4 credits
PSY 3245 Psychology and the Media / 4 credits, online
PSY 3365 Advanced Psychology of Communication / 4 credits
PSY 3365 Advanced Psychology of Communication / 4 credits - offered at the Rockland extension site
PSY 3367 Communication Through Art Therapy / 2 credits • Shorts course (registration begins Feb. 21, 2018)
PSY 3730
Counseling and Psychotherapy / 4 credits

Religious Studies
REL 3310 Cultural Survival and Environmental Action / 4 credits
Writing
WRI 3250 True Stories: The Craft of Memoir / 4 credits

2018 Shorts

Session I: January 28–February 11, 2018
Registration begins November 13, 2017

JOU 1110: Editing with Adobe Premiere Pro • 1 credit
An introduction to the essentials of digital video editing with Adobe Premiere Pro in an intensive hands-on training format. Students become familiar with the user interface and editing tools needed to produce professional-quality videos for home use, broadcast television, and the web.
Instructor: Edward Robbins
Sun., 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Session II: March 14–May 15, 2018
Registration begins February 21, 2018

COM 3701: The Business of Writing • 2 credits
Offers hands-on tools to prepare students to market their work while staying true to their artistic and creative sensibilities. Topics include how to submit work to producers, competitions, and companies. Students learn how to write professional synopses, query letters, and one-sheets, plus the technique of pitching, with practice pitching sessions.
Instructor: Alysa Hantgan
Tue., 8:30 – 11:50 a.m. 
MAT 1001: Using Excel in the Workplace • 2 credits
Students learn how to employ Excel to create and modify spreadsheets, create macros and scripts, create charts and graphs, import data, create concept maps and sequentially rank information. By learning how to harness Excel’s data analysis and visualization tools, they can analyze information, spot trends, and access information easily and recognize its importance in making critical financial decisions.
Instructor: Odile Delgado
Mon. & Thurs., 8:30–10:10 a.m.
PHO 3755: Introduction to Photoshop • 2 credits
An introduction to the basic concepts and techniques of Photoshop CC. Exposure, composition, color, retouching, resolution, and preparation of image files for on-screen and print use are among the techniques covered. Assignments include both technical and aesthetic concerns.
Instructor: Yong Kim
Tues., 6:30–10:20 p.m.
PSY 3367: Communication Through Art Therapy • 2 credits
Art therapy offers patients with progressive and chronic illnesses a means to communicate through artwork when language or other avenues of communication are unavailable. This course introduces students to the fundamentals of art therapy. Lectures, readings, PowerPoint presentations, and experiential projects provide students with an understanding of how to analyze and interpret artwork produced by patients.
Instructor: Susanne Oelinger
Tues., 1–4:20 p.m.

These new courses are designed to provide students with marketable skills and competencies they can use to advance professionally. 

Online Course List

Arts Management

AMG 1100 Fundamentals of Arts Management /
                         4 credits
AMG 3100 Funding the Arts / 4 credits

Psychology
PSY 3245 Psychology and the Media / 4 credits

Note: Majors should refer to the myHeliotrope online course search for hybrid sections of CAP 4800/Senior Capstone.