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Living Responsively to the Arts

AUCA 120 The Art and Thought of Classical Greece

This integrative course in the arts and humanities provides students an opportunity to explore the interrelatedness of the arts and philosophic inquiry in classical Greece. The materials to be considered include poetry, epics, dramas and Platonic dialogues. Some emphasis will be given to architecture, music and the visual arts. (Written and Oral Communication and Values Identification)

12/28/17 - 1/19/1867237TBAOnlineTBA3Ealy

AUCA 130 Italian Renaissance

This integrative course will introduce the student to the arts and thought of the Italian Renaissance. The individual's relation to nature, tradition, community and self will be investigated and discussed as the student surveys a number of landmarks of the art, literature, music, and philosophy of the age. (Written and Oral Communication and Critical Thinking)

12/28/17 - 1/19/1867213Distance LearningTBAOnline3Lechner
1/3/18 - 1/18/18 Study Abroad67599Distance LearningTBAItaly3Frank

AUCA 140 Creativity: The Dynamics of Artistic Expression

This course will provide students with a series of workshops presented by different artists/instructors in a variety of media, ranging from the graphic arts to photography, writing, the performing arts, music, and other fine arts. The workshops and follow-up discussion sessions will expose students to how the imagination is used to create a variety of art forms that communicate the artists' ideas or feelings. Students will have the opportunity to hone skills as both creative audience and creative participant in each art form. (Oral and Written Communication, Critical Thinking, and Values Identification)

Lab fee: $25

12/28/17 - 1/19/1867176Distance LearningTBAOn Line3Moriarty
12/28/17 - 1/19/1867261DistanceTBATBA3Stores

Living in a Cultural Context: Other Cultures

AUCC 110 Hunger: Problems of Scarcity and Choice

This integrative course, combining perspectives in social sciences and health, introduces students to the multiple dimensions of hunger. Various models are used to examine the causes and consequences of, and treatments for, hunger in the Third World and the United States. (Written Communication and Values Identification)

1/03/2018 - 1/19/201867186M-F1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.A 3233Walens

AUCC 160 Literature and Culture of Immigrant Groups in America

An introduction to the literature and culture of immigrant groups using film, literature, and cultural analysis. (Written and Oral Communication and Values Identification)

12/28/17 - 1/19/1867215Distance LearningTBAOnline3Fierro

AUCC 210 Cultures and Transnational Corporations

This integrative course is designed to expose students to the interactions between cultures and transnational corporations and the environments in which they operate, with special emphasis on the cultural dimension and its political effects. Topics will include: conflicts between host and home cultures, as manifested in the history of the transnationals; colonial heritage and cultural imperialism; governmental policies; trade restrictions and incentives; roles and power balance of transnationals and home/host governments; and questions of ethics. (Written and Oral Communication and Critical Thinking.)

12/28/17 - 1/19/1867214Distance LearningTBAOnline3Banks
12/28/17 - 1/19/1867216Distance LearningTBAOnline3Riccardo

Living in a Social Context

AUCS 130 Understanding the Dynamics and Environment of the World of Business

This integrative course in the social sciences introduces students to the role the American business system plays in our society. The course spans the macro environment of business, probes the various disciplines of business administration, and explores selected contemporary issues that are entwined with the economic fortunes of American firms. (Written and Oral Communication and Critical Thinking) This course does not fulfill an AUCS requirement for students matriculated in the Barney School of Business.

12/28/17-1/19/1867651Distance LearningTBAOnline3Platts

AUCS 110

12/28/17-01/19/1812793558Distance LearningTBAOnline3Krause, Tatum

AUCS 150 Gender, Identity, and Society

This integrative course examines what we know about being male and female from a variety of perspectives. Biological and psychological dimensions of gender, as well as the social and cultural frameworks of the ways in which a number of societies choose to define sex roles, are considered, along with a look at how men and women in other societies see their own lives. Factual information, fiction, and film are used to discover how our experience is colored by our own ideas about gender and by the pressure society brings to bear on us. Sources of reading and films include anthropology, cultural studies, philosophy, economics, literature, and sociology. (Values Identification, Critical Thinking, and Written Communication)

12/28/17 - 1/19/1867521Distance LearningTBAOnline3Staff
12/28/17 - 1/19/1867218Distance LearningTBAOnline3Blocker-Glynn

AUCS 160 Leadership: Challenges and Opportunities

This integrative course in the behavioral sciences and humanities examines leadership dynamics from individual, group, organizational, and cultural perspectives. It is designed to foster self-discovery, comprehension of classical and cutting-edge leadership theories, and the ability to evaluate the effectiveness of different leadership styles. (Written Communication and Responsibility for Civic Life)

12/28/17 - 1/19/1867508Distance LearningOnlineTBA3Jaffe-Barzach

AUCS 340 Ethics in the Professions

This integrative course provides a unifying theoretical basis in ethics for the study of ethical decision making in the professions. Case studies in the health professions, business, media and the arts, and engineering are presented. Students prepare and debate case studies. (Oral and Written Communication, Values Identification, and Critical Thinking)

Prerequisite(s): Junior standing or permission of instructor.

12/28/17 - 1/19/1867219Distance LearningTBAOnline3Haines

Living in a Cultural Context: Western Heritage

AUCW 180 Western Heritage: The Humanities

This integrative course in the humanities considers the contemporary search for solutions to the age-old problems in gaining understanding of truth, art, and ethics. Central questions of value and meaning are pursued by academic disciplines that came to be called the humanities. The course provides an introduction to these humanities together with their essential components, conventions, and connections. (Written and Oral Communication and Values Identification.)

12/28/17 - 1/19/1867220Distance LearningTBAOnline3Jarvis

AUCW 212 Discovering America III: American Civilization, 1945-Present

This integrative course is an inquiry into American society, culture, and thought in the post-World War II era. The topics chosen for investigation represent many of the most significant themes and issues that have been and continue to be influential in shaping the contours of recent American cultural experience. Reading for this course will emphasize the diverse perspectives of major American writers, historians, and social scientists on such topics as the pursuit of the "American Dream", racial inequality, the anti-war movement and its aftermath. (Written Communication and Critical Thinking)

1/03/2018 - 1/19/201867169M-F1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.A 3223Canedy

Living in a Scientific and Technological World

AUCT 150 Technology as a Human Affair

This course provides an introduction to the interactive relationship between technology and society. Students study technological advancement as social change, not simply to monitor the transformations of our society but also to understand why they occur and what their consequences are. (Critical Thinking and Oral and Written Communication)

Laboratory fee.

12/28/17 - 1/19/1867221Distance LearningTBAOnline4Misovich
12/28/17 - 1/19/1867222 LABDistance LearningTBAOnline0Misovich
12/28/17 - 1/19/1867173Distance LearningTBAOnline4Ciccarelli
12/28/17 - 1/19/1867172 LABDistance LearningTBAOnline0Ciccarelli