2016-2017 Academic Catalog 
    
    Sep 17, 2019  
2016-2017 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Courses


Undergraduate Prerequisites Course Numbering
A “C-” or higher is required in all prerequisite courses 100-299 - Lower division undergraduate
  300-499 - Upper division undergraduate
  500-699 - Graduate
Search Tip 700-799 - Doctoral
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    ACSC 694 - Special Studies


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: Permission of adviser
  
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    ACSC 695 - Actuarial Models III


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: ACSC-522 ; Minimum grade C
    This course extends the student’s knowledge of the theoretical basis of actuarial models and the application of those models to insurance and other financial risks. This is in addition to the courses ACSC 521 and ACSC 522. The topics cover the models, survival and severity models, Frequency models, Compound (aggregate) models, and Life contingencies. After taking these courses, the students are expected to know the how and why models are used, their advantages and their limitations. The students will be expected to understand what important results can be obtained from these models for making business decisions.
    Note: After taking these courses, students are expected to take Actuarial Science Professional Exam M (It was exam 3)
  
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    ACSC 696 - Statistical Modeling III


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: ACSC-506, Minimum grade C
    This course extends the student’s knowledge of Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models. The topics cover important actuarial methods that are useful in modeling, the steps involved in business problems, analyze data from an application in a business context, determine a suitable model including parameter values, provide measures of confidence for decisions based upon the calibration and evaluation of the models on actuarial mathematics. After taking the course, the students are expected to know how and why modeling methods are used, their advantages and their limitations. The students will be expected to understand what important results can be obtained from these modeling methods for making business decisions.
    Note: After taking this course, students are expected to take Actuarial Science Professional Exam C (formerly exam 4).
  
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    ACSC 697 - Thesis/Research


    Credits: One (1) to Four (4)
    Prerequisite: Permission of adviser
  
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    ACSC 698 - Topics in Actuarial Science


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: Permission of adviser
    This course covers various topics in Actuarial Science selected by the instructor.  Topics might include financial reporting, valuation, and management considerations for life insurance companies; capital and risk management, including securitization techniques in the insurance industry; worker’s compensation programs and pricing; emerging techniques for use by actuaries; actuarial studies and communication techniques; and possibly other topics. Members of the St. Louis actuarial community will present some of the topics for the course.
  
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    ADAH 100 - World Arts and Ideas I


    Credits: Three (3)
    This course is a historical survey which presents a global view of art from prehistoric art in Europe through the 14th century. Content introduces beginning students to the works of all artists, including women and artists of color.
  
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    ADAH 150 - World Arts and Ideas II


    Credits: Three (3)
    This course is a historical survey that presents a global view of art from the early Renaissance in Europe through contemporary art in the United States. Content introduces the works of all artists, including women and artists of color.
  
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    ADAH 200H - Topics in History of Art


    Credits: Four (4)
    Prerequisite: Membership in Bascom Honors Program
    Topics in art history courses for Honor Students are offered periodically based on faculty and student interests. These courses survey the visual elements, principles of design, media, and history of art. Slide lectures, museum visits, and discussions will enhance the student’s ability to understand and appreciate art. The purpose of the course is to provide the skills to develop a critical awareness of the concepts and methods employed in art analysis. For more information and a listing of current offerings, please see additional descriptions at www.maryville.edu/specialstudies.
  
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    ADAH 201H - Greek Art and Archaeology


    Credits: Four (4)
    Prerequisite: Membership in Bascom Honors Program
    This course will explore the material culture of the Greek world from the Neolithic (6000 BC) to the Roman period. Students will explore the archaeological remains of the Aegean Bronze Age, the beginnings of Greek culture and architecture in the Dark Age period (8th c. BC) and the development of art and architecture in the Archaic, Classical and Hellenistic periods. The monuments and objects examined in this class form the foundation for later artistic developments. Readings and museum visits will supplement slide lectures and provide a point of departure for in-class discussion.
  
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    ADAH 202 - History of Interior Design I


    Credits: Three (3)
    This course surveys the history of the decorative arts in their architectural, social, economic, and political contexts with a focus on styles, motifs and influences in the development of each style, from the earliest evidence of creative expression in ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt, and from the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, Spain, and the Orient through the French styles.
  
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    ADAH 206H - Interpreting World Art: Symbol and Meaning


    Credits: Four (4)
    Prerequisite: Membership in Bascom Honors Program
    This course surveys the visual representations of myths and the use of symbols in art from the Paleolithic period to the present. The course examines the topic from a global perspective and investigates the use of symbols across a variety of cultures and time periods. Students gain an understanding of how images manipulate and define or re-define mythologies and how meanings are embedded within visual culture. The course is designed to provide students with no previous background in art or art history with the knowledge and ability to read and comprehend meaning within works of art from western and non-western cultures.
    Note: For Honors Status only.
  
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    ADAH 207H - Digital Technology in the Study of Art


    Credits: Four (4)
    Prerequisite: Membership in Bascom Honors Program
    This course examines innovative applications of digital technologies in the examination of art and archaeological materials. Students will explore a variety of topics including the use of x-ray and multispectral imaging technology in the examination of works or art and site prospections, 3-D modeling software for site reconstruction, LIDAR and photogrammerty for acquiring detailed object, building and site measurements, and archaeological techniques for material sourcing, dating and artifact analysis. The course is designed to introduce students to cutting edge technologies in the study of art. Readings and hands-on laboratory exercises will supplement slide lecture.
  
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    ADAH 225 - Myth, Meaning and Symbol in Art


    Credits: Three (3)
    From the beginning, humans have used myths and symbols to structure and understand the visible and unseen forces that shape the physical world. This course surveys the visual representations of these myths and the use of symbols in art from the Paleolithic period to the present. Students will gain an understanding of how images manipulate and define or redefine mythologies and how meanings are embedded within visual culture. This course is designed to provide students with no previous background in art or art history with the knowledge and ability to read and comprehend meaning within works of art from western and non-western cultures.
    Cross-listed: ADAH-325
  
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    ADAH 235 - Introduction to World Archaeology


    Credits: Three (3)
    This course surveys some of the most famous archaeological sites and discoveries from the Near East, Europe, Africa, and the Americas. The sites, finds and civilizations examined provide an overview of archaeological investigations from across the globe, including the discovery of King Tut’s tomb, paleo-human remains from Olduvai Gorge, the mound builders of Cahokia, the Inca, Aztec, and Maya civilizations, and excavations at Stonehenge, Uruk, and elsewhere. The course also provides a basic introduction to the methods and principles of archaeological investigation. Students will apply these principles while participating in their own simulated excavation. Lectures and hands-on exploration of archaeological materials and techniques provide unique opportunities to understand the methods and the results of archaeological investigation.
    Note: This course is designed for students with no previous background in archeology or art history but who have always have had an interest in archaeological discoveries and the past.
  
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    ADAH 252 - History of Interior Design II


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: ADAH-202, Minimum grade C-
    This course is a continuation of ADAH 202 as a historical survey of the decorative arts in their architectural, social, economic, and political contexts with a focus on styles, motifs, and influences in the development of each style, including the English and American periods, and the 19th and 20th-century styles
  
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    ADAH 270 - Introduction to Technology and Materials in Art and Archeology


    Credits: Three (3)
    This course introduces students to technologies and materials that have been used by artists and architects throughout the course of human history. Students witness and participate in demonstrations of art production using both ancient and modern techniques. Course topics may include explorations of metallurgical technologies, ancient kiln design, pottery and tile manufacture, fresco and tempura techniques, casting techniques, stone tool manufacture and raw material location and sourcing. The course combines in-class lectures with hands on experiences to provide students with the knowledge to experiment, explore, and understand the artistic and architectural technologies of various cultures and time periods.
  
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    ADAH 270H - Introduction to Technology and Materials in Art and Archeology


    Credits: Four (4)
    Prerequisite: Membership in Bascom Honors Program
    This course introduces students to technologies and materials that have been used by artists and architects throughout the course of human history. Students witness and participate in demonstrations of art production using both ancient and modern techniques. Course topics may include explorations of metallurgical technologies, ancient kiln design, pottery and tile manufacture, fresco and tempura techniques, casting techniques, stone tool manufacture and raw material location and sourcing. The course combines in-class lectures with hands on experiences to provide students with the knowledge to experiment, explore, and understand the artistic and architectural technologies of various cultures and time periods.
  
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    ADAH 280 - Tuscan Art and Architecture


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor
    This course will examine Etruscan, Roman, Medieval and Renaissance art and architecture in Tuscany and the some of the surrounding regions. Students will participate in a series of field trips that take them outside of Florence where they will explore the ancient tombs and cities of the Etruscans and Romans, and Medieval and early Renaissance art and architecture. The course provides a unique opportunity to explore the hilltop villages, ancient cities of the dead, and Roman monuments that influenced the development of art in Florence and elsewhere.
  
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    ADAH 297 - Special Studies


    Credits: One (1) to Four (4)
    Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor
    Special Studies courses are offered periodically based on faculty and student interests. These courses may focus on skill development, special interest topics, or contemporary art and design events. For more information and a listing of current offerings, please see additional descriptions at www.maryville.edu/specialstudies.
  
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    ADAH 302 - Modern Art and Architecture


    Credits: Three (3)
    This course surveys the development of conscious thought as it applied to the ordering of human spaces. Focus will be brought to bear on the major historical movements of interior architecture and design to fully understand and recognize the styles, motifs, and influences in the continuous flow of ideas. The examination of the effects of industrialism through Victorian, the Aesthetic and Secessionist movements, Art Nouveau, Art Deco and the Modernists, Pre and Post War. Emphasis in this class is placed on contextual familiarity. The nature of the goal indicates presentation and discussion with visual aides.
  
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    ADAH 325 - Myth, Meaning and Symbol in Art


    Credits: Three (3)
    From the beginning, humans have used myths and symbols to structure and understand the visible and unseen forces that shape the physical world. This course surveys the visual representations of these myths and the use of symbols in art form the Paleolithic period to the present. Students will gain an understanding of how images manipulate and define or redefine mythologies and how meanings are embedded within visual culture. This course is designed to provide students with no previous background in art or art history with the knowledge and ability to read and comprehend meaning within works of art from western and non-western cultures.
    Cross-listed: ADAH-225
  
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    ADAH 328 - History of Video Game Design


    Credits: Three (3)
    This course is an historical overview of the game development/design discipline industry.  Beginning with basic electronic pioneering in the early 1950’s though to the current era, students will analyze the evolution of the artistic style, media, technology, and discipline.  They will identify influential members, games, cultural influences, and platforms of the media and speculate on its future forms and influence on culture and society.
  
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    ADAH 330 - Graphic Design History I


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: ADAH-150, Minimum grade C-
    This course surveys the history of graphic design from the origins of ancient writing systems through the development of modernism in Europe and the States. The work and philosophies of historically significant design movements, designers, and design firms will be studied in-depth. The influence of technology, culture, and socio-political factors on the evolution of graphic design will also be explored.
  
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    ADAH 335 - Graphic Design History II


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: ADAH-330, Minimum grade C-
    This course, a continuation of ADAH 330 Graphic Design History I, focuses on specific topics with an emphasis on late 20th century to contemporary issues. Topics include: Beyond Modernism, the Shift to America, Pluralism and Postmodernism, Digital and Typographic Revolution, the Social Role of the Designer: A Global View, and Multimedia Today.
  
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    ADAH 336 - Digital Technology in the Study of Art


    Credits: Three (3)
    This course examines innovative applications of digital technologies in the examination of art and archaeological materials. Students will explore a variety of topics including the use of x-ray and multispectral imaging technology in the examination of works of art and site prospections, 3-D modeling software for site reconstruction, LIDAR and photogrammetry for acquiring detailed object, building and site measurements, and archaeological techniques for material sourcing, dating and artifact analysis. The course is designed to introduce students to cutting edge technologies in the study of art. Readings and hands-on laboratory exercises will supplement slide lecture.
  
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    ADAH 337 - Introduction to Geographic Information Systems


    Credits: Three (3)
    This course provides an introduction to the principles and application of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and related spatial analysis tools. The course is designed to offer a broad overview of technologies used in examination of natural and man-made environments and cultural landscapes. Lectures will introduce students to theories, terminology, and examples of spatial analysis with emphasis placed on the application of this technology in archaeological and cultural resource contexts. Students will gain hands-on experience in the application of these technologies through laboratory exercises that introduce state of the art GIS and spatial analysis software.
    Cross-listed: SCI-337
  
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    ADAH 350 - Modern and Contemporary Art


    Credits: Three (3)
    This course is a historical survey of 20th and 21st century art with an emphasis placed on contemporary developments in Western art from post-impressionism to the present. Content includes the works of women and artists of color.
  
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    ADAH 351 - Maya, Aztec, and Olmec Art and Archaeology


    Credits: Three (3)
    This course will explore the material remains of ancient Mesoamerica, from approximately the second millennium BC to the Spanish conquest of the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan in 1521. Content introduces students to the art, architecture and mythologies of the civilizations that developed in Mesoamerica during this period with particular emphasis on Olmec, Maya, Aztec and Teotihuacan cultures.
  
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    ADAH 360 - Art and Archaeology of Greece


    Credits: Three (3)
    This course will explore the material culture of the Greek world from the Neolithic (6000 BC) to the Roman period. The material introduced covers a broad chronological span. Students will explore the archaeological remains of the Aegean Bronze Age, the beginnings of Greek cult and architecture in the Dark Age period (8th c. BC) and the development of art and architecture in the Archaic, Classical and Hellenistic periods. The monuments and objects examined in this class form the foundation for later artistic developments. Readings and museum visits will supplement slide lectures and provide a point of departure for in-class discussion. This course will provide a thorough introduction to the art and architecture of ancient Greece and will examine recent discoveries uncovered through archaeological investigations.
  
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    ADAH 361 - Roman Art and Archaeology


    Credits: Three (3)
    This course will explore the art and architecture of the Roman world. The material begins with an introduction to the achievements of the Etruscans, who preceded and influenced the development of Roman art and culture. The monuments, engineering advances and art of the Roman Republic and Imperial period are then examined in detail. Course material covers works of architecture, painting, sculpture and decorative art that remain influential models for architects and artists. Readings and museum visits will supplement slide lectures and provide a point of departure for in-class discussion.
  
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    ADAH 370 - Art Italian Renaissance


    Credits: Three (3)
    This course is a survey of Art of the Italian Renaissance and introduces the works of major painters and sculptors of the 13th and 14th, and 15th and 16th centuries including: Cimabue, Giotto, Brunelleschi, Botticelli, Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Titian, and Tintoretto etc.
  
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    ADAH 380 - History of Photography


    Credits: Three (3)
    This course is a survey of the history of photography concentrating on technical and esthetic developments from earliest experiments through digital methods. The course will also explore the social impact of photography.
  
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    ADAH 400 - Art Theory and Criticism


    Credits: Three (3)
    This course surveys art criticism of the 20th century. Some associated criticism of architecture also is included. Neoclassical criticism of the 18th century and romantic criticism of the 19th century are considered as a prelude to high modernism, which is then followed by the anti-aesthetic and postmodernism. Values, arguments and ideologies of criticism are explored, and the content is enhanced with supplementary slide lectures.
  
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    ADAH 496 - Independent Study


    Credits: One (1) to Six (6)
    Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor, Program Director Approval
    A student desiring to take a course on an independent study basis may do so by obtaining the approval of the instructor, the area Program Director, and the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.  The option of taking a course on an independent study basis is considered a privilege and is limited generally to those mature students capable of handling the necessary responsibilities.  Independent study request forms can be obtained in the Student Service Center.  Additional guidelines are stated on these forms.
  
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    ADAH 497 - Special Studies


    Credits: One (1) to Six (6)
    Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor
    Special Studies courses are offered periodically based on faculty and student interests.  These courses may focus on skill development, special interest topics, or contemporary art and design events. For more information and a listing of current offerings, please see additional descriptions at www.maryville.edu/specialstudies.
  
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    ADAH 597 - Special Studies Post-Grad Art History


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: Program Director Approval
    This course is intended primarily for educators who wish to increase their skill level in any of the art history courses offered.
    Note: Prospective students must contact the director of the Studio Art Program for permission to enroll.
  
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    ADGD 110U - Unsupervised Studio


    Credits: Zero (0)
    Unsupervised studio guarantees students enrolled in a studio course access to studio space outside of class. All students enrolled in a studio course are required an unsupervised studio time, but are not required to attend.
  
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    ADGD 260 - Introduction to Visual Thinking


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: ADGD-265; Minimum Grade C-
    An introduction to the practice, language, and purpose of graphic design.  Through completing a variety of projects, students explore and apply the elements and principles of visual communication in pursuit of crafting their creative process, understanding theory and practice, and refining visual and technical skills.
  
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    ADGD 264 - Intro to Digital Media: Non-Art Major


    Credits: Three (3)
    Students will be introduced to industry standard hardware and software such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe InDesign to produce a variety of visual communication projects. Coursework will focus on techniques and the application of fundamental design principles in the context of digital media. Issues such as copyright and ethics of digital manipulation will also be discussed. This course requires no previous computer experience.
  
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    ADGD 265 - Introduction to Digital Media


    Credits: Three (3)
    An introduction to vector and raster graphics, page layout software, and the general tools and technologies of graphic design. Students will explore and apply fundamental principles of art and design utilizing industry standard software (AdobeSuite) and hardware (Macintosh, scanners, printers). This course requires no previous computer experience.
  
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    ADGD 275 - Digital Illustration


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: ADGD-265, Minimum Grade C-
    This course concentrates on the creation of meaningfull and engaging visual communication through digital illustration. Students pursue advanced abilty to create computer graphics as they continue to build their technical, creative, and vsual ommunication skill sets. This course primarily focuses on 2D vector and raster graphics.
  
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    ADGD 290 - Symbol and Image


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: ADGD-260, and ADGD-265; Minimum Grade C-
    Students further pursue understanding of visual communication and its power to convey meaning. Coursework includes investigation and creation of compelling imagery, icon systems, and conceptual communication through abstraction. The creative process, ideation, research of iconic graphic designers, and information-based design are also emphasized.
  
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    ADGD 296 - Independent Study


    Credits: One (1) to Four (4)
    Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor, Program Director Approval
    A student desiring to take a course on an independent study basis may do so by obtaining the approval of the instructor, the area Program Director, and the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. The option of taking a course on an independent study basis is considered a privilege and is limited generally to those mature students capable of handling the necessary responsibilities.  Independent study request forms can be obtained in the Student Service Center.  Additional guidelines are stated on these forms.
  
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    ADGD 297 - Special Studies


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: Program Director Approval
    Special Studies courses are offered periodically based on faculty and student interests. These courses may focus on skill development, special interest topics, or contemporary art and design events.
  
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    ADGD 310 - Web Design I


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: ADGD-275, Minimum Grade C-
    This course provides an introduction to the visual, theoretical, and technical considerations of front end web development.  Students pursue introductory ability to utilize HTML and CSS, apply fundamental development concepts, create graphics for interactive media, and apply elements and principles of design and usability in context of interactive media.

     

  
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    ADGD 320 - Book Design and Craft


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: ADGD-290, Minimum Grade C-
    This course will cover basic binding techniques, form, and the design and layout of hand-made books. Focus will be on the exploration of visual narrative sequence and typographic design in addition to the craftsmanship and technical details of fine bookbinding.

     

  
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    ADGD 361 - Typography I


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: ADGD-260; Minimum grade C-
    This course introduces students to the history, anatomy, function, and contemporary rules of typography.  Students pursue understanding of the elements and principles of typographic design and the development of skills required to create composed, thoughtful, and appropriate pieces of visual communication. 
  
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    ADGD 365 - Publication Design


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: ADGD-361; Minimum grade C-
    Students pursue refined understanding of the elements and principles of design in the context of the multi-faceted specialty of publication design.  This course emphasizes concept development, typography, grid/layout, and visual hierarchy and organization.  Specifics to the specialty such as developing client profiles, conducting research, and identifying the many categories, media types, and distribution options are also a focus.  Producting portfolio-caliber design solutions for both print and digital distribution is a primary outcome of this course.
  
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    ADGD 375 - Packaging Design I


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: ADGD-361, Minimum Grade C-
    Students will begin designing in three-dimensional space to create innovative, well-crafted design solutions appropriate for essential aspects of packaging including: purpose and function, target market and retail environment, form appropriateness, and materials. Emphasis is placed on the development of a professional design approach and solutions that can be commercially produced and are responsive to marketing environments. Environmentally responsible materials and processes will be stressed.
  
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    ADGD 390 - Typography II


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: ADGD-361, Minimum Grade C-
    Building upon Typography I, students will pursue advancing skill and understanding of the elements and principles of typographic design. Emphasis is placed on the further development of a refined conceptual process and the production of more complex high caliber solutions.
  
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    ADGD 461 - Graphic Design Capstone


    Credits: Six (6)
    Prerequisite: Program Director Approval
    This course challenges senior students to develop and produce a significant visual communication design project. The project’s scope should encompass research, concept development, writing, design, prototype testing, and final production. As the culminating project of the graphic design degree, this project should meet the highest standards of design. This semester long process concludes with the formal review of each student’s project by a panel of design professionals.
  
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    ADGD 470 - Packaging Design II


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: ADGD-375, Minimum grade C-
    Building upon Packaging Design I, students will continue to pursue advancing understanding of three-dimensional design as they develop innovative solutions for more complex packaging projects.  Emphasis is placed on the further development of a refined conceptual process and the production of high caliber solutions.
  
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    ADGD 472 - Identity Design


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: ADGD-290, Minimum grade C-
    Identity design is the development of a cohesive and memorable visual image for a particular client and or brand. Using research and critical thinking, conceptualization, ideation and editorial tone, typography, and foundational elements of design, students will design logos, visual systems and applications for those identities.
  
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    ADGD 475 - Environmental Graphic Design


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: ADGD-275, and ADGD-361; Minimum grade C-
    This course is an exploration of the specialized disciplines, exhibition and environmental design.  Students will pursue advancing understanding of visual communication as they complete projects that seek to enhance experience through interactivity with form and shape.  Focus is placed on principles, processes, and practices specific to environmental design and include topics such as user interaction, signage, wayfinding, research, planning, and presentation. 
  
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    ADGD 480 - Publication Design II


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: ADGD-365; Minimum grade C-
    Building upon Publication Design, students will pursue advancing skill and understanding of visual communication in the context of publication design.  Emphasis is placed on the further development of a refined conceptual process and the production of more complex high caliber solutions.
  
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    ADGD 494 - Senior Show Experience


    Credits: Zero (0)
    Prerequisite: Program Director Approval
    To satisfy the requirements of the BFA/BA degree in Design & Visual Art Programs, a senior show experience (0 credits) must be completed in collaboration with the area program director.
    Cross-listed: ADID-494, ADIN-494, ADSA-494
  
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    ADGD 496 - Independent Study


    Credits: One (1) to Four (4)
    Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor, Program Director Approval
    A student desiring to take a course on an independent study basis may do so by obtaining the approval of the instructor, the area Program Director, and the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.  The option of taking a course on an independent study basis is considered a privilege and is limited generally to those mature students capable of handling the necessary responsibilities.  Independent study request forms can be obtained in the Student Service Center.  Additional guidelines are stated on these forms.
  
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    ADGD 497 - Special Studies


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: Program Director Approval
    Special Studies courses are offered periodically based on faculty and student interests. These courses may focus on skill development, special interest topics, or contemporary art and design events.
  
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    ADGD 498 - Senior Seminar


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: Program Director Approval
    During this culminating experience, students will begin transitioning focus from student to professional designer.  The primary targeted outcomes are assessment and preparation of a high-quality portfolio presentation, and evaluation of interests and aptitudes.  While making final preparations for beginning a professional career, emphasis is also placed on the communication aspect of the profession.  This course includes visits to professional design studios, portfolio reviews with professional graphic designers, and visiting lecturers.
  
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    ADGD 499 - Internship


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: Program Director Approval
    Exposure to a professional environment is a critical component in the education of a designer.  This required experience guides students in preparing for and acquiring an internship position.  Preparation includes developing materials such as a professional design resume and portfolio, identifying internship opportunities, and conducting formal business communication.  In addition to attending 3 workshops held throughout the school year, a minimum of 150 contact hours of internship is required. B.F.A. Graphic and Interactive majors are required to complete 3 internship credits.  Internship opportunities should be within a professional design environment ideally under the mentorship of at least one design professional, and be approved by the internship coordinator/instructor. Internship credits are issued after the submission of required forms and a designed experience journal or formal presentation.
  
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    ADID 110U - Unsupervised Studio


    Credits: Zero (0)
    Unsupervised studio guarantees students enrolled in a studio course access to studio space outside of class. All students enrolled in a studio course are required an unsupervised studio time, but are not required to attend.
  
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    ADID 150 - Interior Design Foundations


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: ADSA-100, and ADSA-101; Minimum grade C-
    Corequisite: ADSA-150 and ADSA-151

    This course introduces interior design theory, processes and vocabulary, including fundamentals of programming, space planning, human factors, materials, color, lighting, and professional practice. Focus will be placed on the development and communication of ideas in graphic and verbal forms. The course will include lecture, studio and field trips. Methods of design representation for this course include sketching, hand drafting, and three-dimensional model building.
  
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    ADID 200 - Interior Design Studio I


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: ADSA-150, ADSA-151, and ADID- 150; Minimum grade C-
    Corequisite: ADID-201

    This beginning interior design studio combines design theory and vocabulary with the study of human dimensions and response to the environment. Topics include application of basic design principles and elements to the built environment, understanding of interior volumes, spatial relationships, application of color theory, and basic principles of life safety for interior design. Methods of design representation for this course include sketching, hand drafting, three-dimensional model building, and introductory-level digital media.
  
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    ADID 201 - Architectural Graphics and Technology I


    Credits: Three (3)
    Corequisite: ADID-200

    This course introduces drawing communications and conventions used to prepare and present scale drawings in architectural drafting and construction drawings. Students will develop competency using architectural drawing tools and techniques to produce technical drawings. Graphic communication to visualize and explore design by sketching, perspective drawing and rendering to communicate interior design solutions will be continued. Students will be introduced to AutoCAD and SketchUP.
  
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    ADID 203 - Interior Materials


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: ADID-150; Minimum Grade C-
    This course surveys the industry that provides products, specifications, and materials used in commercial and residential interiors, appropriate sources for the materials, and a comparative analysis of products including sustainability and environmental impact. The course will include lecture, lab, vendor presentations, and field trips.
  
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    ADID 250 - Interior Design Studio II


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: ADID-200, and ADID-201; Minimum grade C-
    Corequisite: ADID-251

    This course is a continuation of ADID 200 and builds on the design theory, processes, and vocabulary with an understanding of universal design concepts, special populations and human response to the environment. Emphasis is placed on the conceptual development of interiors to meet specific criteria of special populations, occupancy relationships, and circulation.
  
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    ADID 251 - Architectural Graphics and Technology II


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: ADID-201; Minimum grade C-
    Corequisite: ADID-250

    This course will explore computer aided design (AutoCAD and SketchUP) in developing drawings that illustrate existing building conditions and speculative deisgn proposals.  Orthographic and experiential drawings are used as commmunicative tools for interior design.
  
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    ADID 253 - Lighting


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: ADID-200, and ADID-201; Minimum grade C-
    Corequisite: ADID-250 and ADID-251

    This course introduces the aesthetic, functional, and technical aspects of lighting design. Topics include natural and artificial illumination sources, lighting as a design tool, color and human response, basic lighting calculations, and project applications for residential and commercial projects.
  
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    ADID 265 - Introduction to Digital Media


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: ADID-201
    This course explores the potential for digitization as an all-encompassing tool for design. Students will utilize digital technology for exploration of design ideas and graphic representation of design projects. Design software introduced within this course includes AutoCAD, SketchUp, Rhino, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator.
    Cross-listed: ADGD-265
  
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    ADID 297 - Special Studies


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: Permission of Program Faculty Advisor
    Special Studies courses are offered periodically based on faculty and student interests.  These courses may focus on skill development, special interest topics, or contemporary art and design events. For more information and a listing of current offerings, please see additional descriptions at www.maryville.edu/speicalstudies.
  
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    ADID 298 - Topics in Interior Design


    Credits: One (1) to Three (3)
    Prerequisite: Permission of Program Faculty Adviser
    This course will focus student readings, writing, and discussion on interior design-related topics of the instructor’s choosing.
  
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    ADID 300 - Interior Design Studio III


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: ADID-250, and ADID-251; Minimum grade C-
    Corequisite: ADID-301

    This course continues to develop concepts introduced in ADID 250 and combines them with more complex group-to-group interaction. Emphasis is placed on programming, schematic design including space planning, furniture and system selections, and three dimensional development of contiguous spaces.
  
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    ADID 301 - Architectural Graphics and Technology III


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: ADID-250, and ADID-251; Minimum grade C-
    Corequisite: ADID-300

    This course provides an overview of current technology needed to relate to the architectural, engineering, and construction trades. Topics include the study of construction components and technologies used in the design of architectural and interior environments, materials and structural systems, mechanical and electrical services and building codes. The course will include lecture, lab and field trips.
  
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    ADID 303 - Interior Detailing


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: ADID-250, and ADID-251; Minimum Grade C-
    This course focuses on detailing interior environments. Topics explored within this course include precedent research, interior finishes, partition construction, custom casework construction, and sustainable design. Students will gain experience with the various phases of casework design, including schematic design, design development, and construction document development.
  
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    ADID 324 - Issues in Sustainable Design


    Credits: Three (3)
    This course explores topics in sustainable design related to the built environment. Topics include the Cradle to Cradle paradigm, Well Building Standard and LEED certification.
  
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    ADID 325 - Advanced Materials


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: ADID-203, Minimum grade C-
    This course surveys the industry that provides products, specifications and materials used in commercial and residential interiors, appropriate sources for the materials, and a comparative analysis of products including sustainability and environmental impact. Concentration will be on specialty materials as well as an overview of how to specify all materials in construction documents.
  
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    ADID 326 - Architecture and Design in Italy


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor
    Florence, famous for its rich history as an important center for art and architecture, will be the base.  A trip to Milan provides a look at Milan’s thriving design district and an opportunity to see the latest in Italian furniture and deisgn.  Through active learning we will explore and discover the architecture and design in Florence and the surrounding areas.  Multiple methods of documentation, analysis and representation will be used to examine principles of design. 
  
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    ADID 350 - Interior Design Studio IV


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: ADID-300, and ADID-301; Minimum grade C-
    Corequisite: ADID-351

    This upper-level design studio focuses on the development of interiors to meet specific utility, functional and code criteria. Emphasis will be placed on space planning with integrated furniture systems, furniture selection, and spatial development criteria, including visual and acoustical privacy, individual and group task support, life-safety issues, and interface with building systems. This course includes a mandatory out of town site visit.
  
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    ADID 351 - Architectural Graphics and Technology IV


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: ADID-300, and ADID-301; Minimum grade C-
    Corequisite: ADID-350

    This course is a continuation of ADID 301 and builds on the overview of technology in the architectural, engineering and construction (AEC) fields, with a focus on the overlap and coordination with the interior design subset. It introduces Building Informational Modeling (BIM) using REVIT. Students will develop a basic set of construction documents for an interior space.
  
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    ADID 400 - Interior Design Studio V


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: ADID-350,-ADID-351; Minimum grade C-
    This upper-level design studio focuses on the conceptual development of interiors to meet specific utility, functional, and code criteria. Emphasis will be placed on appropriate and creative expression of image and idea in interior space. Studio projects include more complex projects that focus on the interdependent relationship between image and idea.
  
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    ADID 403 - Business Practice and Ethics


    Credits: Three (3)
    This course is composed of the business principles, procedures and ethics for designers of both commercial and residential interiors. The course surveys operations, marketing and management systems, pitfalls, the running of a professional interior design business, and ethical case studies and models.
  
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    ADID 450 - Interior Design Capstone


    Credits: Six (6)
    Prerequisite: ADID-400; Minimum Grade C-
    Corequisite: ADID 494 Senior Show

    This design studio involves the comprehensive development and documentation of a major project in the student’s area of concentration.
  
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    ADID 453 - Portfolio


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: ADID-300, Minimum Grade C-
    This course focuses on the development of employment-seeking materials. Within this course students will develop a resume, business card, work sample card, digital portfolio, and printed portfolio.
  
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    ADID 471 - Advanced CAD


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: ADID-251, Minimum Grade C-
    This course covers three-dimensional computer-aided design techniques using AutoCAD, Sketch-UP, REVIT, and various rendering tools. Focus will be placed on mastering and applying accurate drawing techniques to produce photo-realistic, three-dimensional models of interior spaces.
  
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    ADID 473 - Intermediate Building Information Modeling with Revit


    Credits: Three (3)
    The curriculum for this class assumes a basic familiarity with the most current REVIT Architecture software. In addition to learning the new features and interface in REVIT, students will do hands-on project assignments that explore interior design elements such as floor finishes, materials, trim, furniture, interior renderings, and scheduling of model elements. Design options will be used to compare alternate interior design schemes, and group projects will provide experience with the work-sharing capabilities of REVIT.
  
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    ADID 475 - Advanced BIM with Revit


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: ADID 473
    This class will offer interior design students, who have a working knowledge of Autodesk Revit Architecture, an opportunity to expand their knowledge of Revit Architecture, learn new Revit interfaces, create custom modeling components, and master rendering techniques for expanding interior design projects using Revit. Through lectures and demonstrations, discussion, and hands-on work using the software to complete project assignments, students will expand upon what they have learned, how to use the Revit software as a design tool, and how to apply it to schematic design and rendering.
  
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    ADID 494 - Senior Show Experience


    Credits: Zero (0)
    Prerequisite: Program Director Approval
    To satisfy the requirements of the BFA/BA degree in Design & Visual Art , a senior show experience (0 credits) must be completed in collaboration with the area program director.
    Cross-listed: ADGD-494, ADIN-494, ADSA-494
  
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    ADID 496 - Independent Study


    Credits: One (1) to Four (4)
    Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor, Program Director Approval
    A student desiring to take a course on an independent study basis may do so by obtaining the approval of the instructor, the area Program Director, and the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.  The option of taking a course on an independent study basis is considered a privilege and is limited generally to those mature students capable of handling the necessary responsibilities.  Independent study request forms can be obtained in the Student Service Center.  Additional guidelines are stated on these forms.
  
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    ADID 497 - Special Studies


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: Permission of Program Faculty Advisor
    Special Studies courses are offered periodically based on faculty and student interests.  These courses may focus on skill development, special interest topics, or contemporary art and design events. For more information and a listing of current offerings, please see additional descriptions at www.maryville.edu/specialstudies.
  
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    ADID 498 - Topics in Interior Design


    Credits: One (1) to Six (6)
    Prerequisite: Permission of Program Faculty Adviser
    This course will focus student readings, writing, and discussion on interior design-related topics of the instructor’s choosing.
  
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    ADID 499 - Internship


    Credits: Zero (0)
    Prerequisite: Coordination throug the Interior Design Program Director
    To satisfy the requirements of the BFA degree in Interior Design, an internship of 150 hours of documented professional employment must be completed.
  
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    ADIN 110U - Unsupervised Studio


    Credits: Zero (0)
    Unsupervised studio guarantees students enrolled in a studio course access to studio space outside of class. All students enrolled in a studio course are required an unsupervised studio time, but are not required to attend.
  
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    ADIN 296 - Independent Study


    Credits: Three (3)
    A student desiring to take a course on an independent study basis may do so by obtaining the approval of the instructor, the area Program Director, and the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.  The option of taking a course on an independent study basis is considered a privilege and is limited generally to those mature students capable of handling the necessary responsibilities.  Independent study request forms can be obtained in the Student Service Center.   Additional guidelines are stated on these forms.
  
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    ADIN 297 - Special Studies


    Credits: Three (3)
    Special Studies courses are offered periodically based on faculty and student interests.  These courses may focus on skill development, special interest topics, or contemporary art and design events.
  
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    ADIN 300 - Principles of Game Design


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: ADGD 275; Minimum Grade C-
    An introduction to the process and principles of designing video games for entertainment and education.  Students will apply principles of game and user experience design as they conceive, design, and pitch video game concepts targeted towards various platforms and experiences through the production of design briefs, wireframes, storyboards, simulated prototypes, and formal presentations.
  
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    ADIN 310 - Digital Film Making


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: ADGD-265 or COMM-231; Minimum Grade C-
    Students will pursue understanding of the language of film, storytelling, and the principles of shooting and editing through the utilization of digital video production software and equipment. Course will include technical instruction covering camera and lighting equipment, editing software, and digital distribution.
  
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    ADIN 380 - Introduction to Motion Graphics


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: ADGD-265 or COMM-333
    An introductory exploration of motion as an element of visual communication. Students will pursue understanding of the fundamental principles and techniques supporting animation and motion graphics as well as develop the technical skills to apply them using industry standard software.
  
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    ADIN 405 - Scripting for Games and Apps


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: ADIN 300, ADGD 350; Minimum Grade C-
    Students will create working models of video games / apps within industry standard (special-case programming) scripting environments. They will apply fundamental programming vocabulary, logic, flow, and principles in the pursuit of understanding a key element of game design. This course is targeted towards students who are not experienced programmers.
  
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    ADIN 410 - Web Design II


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: ADGD-310, and ADGD-361; Minimum Grade C-
    This course concentrates on the design of interactive websites for the promotion of people, places and things. Students will continue to build their technical and visual communication skill sets in the context of web design as they further explore the utilization of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to promote and engage.
  
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    ADIN 415 - Interactive Applications


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: ADGD-310; Minimum Grade C-
    Students will pursue further exploration of the principles of graphical user interface design, usability, interaction, digital storytelling, and scripting through the ideation and development of interactive applications for multiple platforms.
 

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