2017-18 Academic Catalog
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University, Interdisciplinary Courses (UNIV)

Courses

UNIV 1000. First-Year Cornerstone: Integrated Communication I — 3 hrs.

The first course in a two-course single-year sequence that integrates written, oral, visual, and electronic communication. Guidance and practice in critical reading, research processes, and rhetorical strategies applied to composing and delivering effective oral and written discourse - including visual and digital resources - for different purposes and audiences. Attention to problem-solving resources and strategies for academic success and life-long learning. Includes assignments related to a university-wide reading selection. Credit earned for both UNIV 1000 and UNIV 1010 satisfies Liberal Arts Core 1A and 1B; credit earned for UNIV 1000 alone satisfies neither LAC 1A nor 1B. Prerequisite(s): first-year student; neither LAC 1A nor LAC 1B previously satisfied. (Fall)

UNIV 1010. First-Year Cornerstone: Integrated Communication II — 3 hrs.

The second course in a two-course single-year sequence that integrates written, oral, visual, and electronic communication. Attention to interpersonal and small group communication and to research strategies and resources for academic inquiry, especially for the use in persuasive communication contexts. Continued guidance and practice in composing and delivering effective oral and written discourse - including use of visual and digital resources - for documents and presentations within various professional and public settings. Credit earned for both UNIV 1000 and UNIV 1010 satisfies Liberal Arts Core 1A and 1B. Prerequisite(s): first-year student; UNIV 1000. (Spring)

UNIV 1092 (010:092). Presidential Scholars Seminar — 1-3 hrs.

For Presidential Scholars only. Credit and topic listed in the Schedule of Classes. May be repeated in a different topic. (Variable)

UNIV 119P (XXX:19P). Presidential Scholars Research — 1-3 hrs.

For Presidential Scholars only. Credit and topic to be approved by the Presidential Scholars Board. May be repeated once for a maximum of 6 hours. (Variable)

UNIV 2196 (010:196). Honors Seminar — 1-3 hrs.

Seminar covering selected topics. Some sections may be restricted to University Honors students. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite(s): sophomore standing or consent of instructor. (Variable)

UNIV 31CI/UNIV 31CI. Co-op/Internship.

(Variable)

UNIV 4197 (010:197). Honors Thesis — 1-3 hrs.

Development and approval of thesis topic followed by completion of thesis and public presentation. May be repeated for maximum of 3 hours. Some sections may be restricted to University Honors students. Prerequisite(s): senior standing or consent of instructor. (Variable)

UNIV 4555. Interactive Digital Studies Practicum — 3 hrs.

Examines tools/methodologies involved in the production of interactive media. Students will study development models in a real-world setting; work with involved clients; develop new technology skills; and as a single class, consultatively produce a major interactive project. Prerequisite(s): COMM 2555 (48C:025); COMM 4544/5544 (48C:120g); COMM COR 1010 (48J:002); two completed IDS Bundles; or consent of instructor. (Spring)

UNIV 51CI. Co-op/Internship.

(Variable)