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UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS

SP318a, 318b Intermediate Spanish I, II (3,3)

Designed to increase the student’s proficiency in

conversational skills with the goal of developing

speaking capability in the language.

SP319a, 319b Advanced Spanish I, II (3,3)

Individual instruction at the advanced level of

language development.

PHILOSOPHY

P212 Introduction to Logic (3)

The principles and techniques of correct thinking,

including the scientific method of deriving truth by

induction from observation as well as by deduction

from given premises. The aim is to discipline

the student in soundness of reasoning, sifting of

evidence, and recognition of superficialities and

fallacies in the thinking of others.

P311 Essentials of Philosophy (3)

A survey of the field of philosophy: its vocabulary,

aims, and purposes; the great systems of speculative

thought; the leading thinkers.

P318 History of Ancient &Medieval Philosophy

(3)

The development of philosophy from its beginning in

Greece to the revival of Aristotle, Thomas Aquinas,

and William of Occam at the close of the Middle

Ages. Special attention is given to development of

Greek philosophy from the pre-Socratic through

the Neo-Platonic periods as foundational to the

developing medieval mind of Christian philosophy

and the church fathers.

P321 Philosophies of Education (3)

A general education elective, this course presents a

survey of educational theorists, their philosophies,

and how those philosophies have been exercised

in educational practices and the implications for

students, teachers, parents, and administration.

Students will read historical background of and

original documents by the educational theorists.

Fulfills the philosophic studies general education

requirement.

P328 History of Modern Philosophy (3)

The development of philosophy from the time of

the Renaissance through the modern period. The

study begins with Bruno, Bacon, and Hobbes and

Humanities

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Humanities

ART

ART330 Art Components & Techniques (3)

Students will learn to teach visual art in the classroom

using the elements of art and a variety of media,

along with ideas on integrating the arts into other

academic curriculum. Participants will be instructed

in DBAE (Disciplined Based Art Education), which

includes the history of famous artists, viewing

artwork critically, and finding the aesthetic value in

art. At the end of the course, students will have a

compilation of art ideas, history on various artists,

and a portfolio of their own art productions.

ART338 Art History of the Western World (3)

Built on the foundation of fourteen three-hour-long

art slide programs ranging fromNeolithic stonework

and cave painting, through ancient Greek sculpture

to the Middle Ages, and on to the masterpieces of

the Renaissance to twentieth century art, the course

surveys the major periods, media, and styles. Strong

emphasis on the Italian Renaissance and somewhat

greater emphasis on painting than on architecture

and sculpture. Format is viewing, discussion, and

writing, with a comprehensive final and several short

papers. A major goal is to establish a historical and

cultural “canon” in Western art history as seen from

a theological aesthetic.

ANGUAGES

ITALIAN

ITA123, 124 Beginning Italian I, II (3,3)

Designed to introduce the beginning student to the

Italian language. The curriculum will emphasize

conversation, the fundamentals of grammar, and

pronunciation. The year course fulfills the general

education requirement for cross-cultural studies.

SPANISH

SP221, 222 Introductory Spanish I, II (4,4)

Designed to introduce the beginning student to

the Spanish language. The curriculum will include

the fundamentals of grammar, pronunciation, and

conversation. The year course fulfills the general

education requirement for cross-cultural studies.

LANGUAGES

PHILOSOPHY