Jan 29, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 Courses numbered from 101–299 are lower-division courses, primarily for freshmen and sophomores; those numbered from 300–499 are upper-division courses, primarily for juniors and seniors. The numbers 296, 396, 496, and 596 designate individual study courses and are available for registration by prior arrangement with the course instructor and approval of the department chair.

The number in parentheses following the course title indicates the amount of credit each course carries. Variable credit courses include the minimum and maximum number of the credits within parentheses.

Not all of the courses are offered every quarter. Final confirmation of courses to be offered, information on new courses and programs, as well as a list of hours, instructor, titles of courses and places of class meetings, is available online in My CWU which can be accessed through the the CWU home page, and go to www.cwu.edu/registrar/course-information

 

Spanish (SPAN)

  
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    SPAN 497 - Honors


    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: admission to department honors program.

    Credits: (1-12)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPAN 498 - Special Topics


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-6)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPAN 499 - Seminar


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-5)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:

Sport Management (SPM)

  
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    SPM 101 - Contemporary Sport Management


    Description:
    This course provides students with an overview of sport management, the relevance of legal, sociocultural, historical, political, and psychological concepts to the management of sport, and ways in which the globalization of sport continues to affect sport management professions. Course will be offered every year (Fall, Winter and Spring).

    Credits: (3)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Explain the differences between the various functional areas of sport management.
    • Describe the organizational and managerial foundations of sport management.
    • Identify and explain the historical, sociological, cultural, and psychological foundations of sport management.
    • Identify and evaluate current trends and issues in sport management.
    • Explain the relevance of ethical and legal concepts to the management of sport.
    • Demonstrate an understanding of theories of management, leadership, and organizational behavior and how these theories are applied in sport enterprises.

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPM 298 - Special Topics


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-6)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPM 299 - Seminar


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-5)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPM 315 - Legal Liability and Risk Management in Sport


    Description:
    This course will examine risk management and legal issues that affect sport and recreation organizations. Course will be offered every year (Winter).

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: SPM 101.

    Credits: (3)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Discuss sports torts in relation to waivers, statutes of limitations, intentional torts, and products liability.
    • Apply various aspects of law to the concept of risk management within a sport or recreation setting.
    • Describe and apply Title IX legislation as it relates to decision making in sport organizations.
    • Explain the effects the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the ADA has had on sport.
    • Demonstrate the ability to utilize the library and electronic resources to research sport law cases and legal principles.
    • Demonstrate the ability to develop a risk-management plan for a sport or recreation organization.

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    SPM 355 - Public Relations and Promotions in Sport


    Description:
    This course presents an overview of the various techniques and strategies used in meeting the wants and needs of consumers in the sport industry. Course will be offered every year (Fall).

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: SPM 101.

    Credits: (3)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Demonstrate usage of terminology and theory related to public relations and promotions in the sport industry.
    • Explain sport promotion theory and how it can be used in the sport industry to meet the wants and needs of the sport consumer.
    • Recognize and design sport promotion research tools.
    • Develop effective sport promotion plans based on data-driven decision making and time-tested public relations and promotions principles.
    • Analyze case studies in sport to recognize sound public relations decisions, and to articulate sport promotion solutions for various constituents.
    • Synthesize course material into a public relations and promotion plan for a sport organization.

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    SPM 365 - Sports Facilities and Events Management


    Description:
    This course will allow students the opportunity to learn multiple aspects associated with the operation of sports facilities, and the management of events held at these facilities. Course will be offered every year (Winter).

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: SPM 101.

    Credits: (3)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Describe and explain the organizational designs and operational structures within different types of businesses in the sport industry.
    • Describe and explain the planning and development processes of sport facility design.
    • Demonstrate the knowledge necessary to successfully develop, plan, and implement a sporting event.
    • Determine policies and practices for maintenance, use, and scheduling within sport facilities.
    • Demonstrate an understanding of the issues associated with the management of personnel in a sport venue.
    • Demonstrate an understanding of the concept of risk management, and the significance of legal issues in the area of sport facility management.

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    SPM 396 - Individual Study


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-6)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPM 397 - Honors


    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: admission to department honors program.

    Credits: (1-12)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPM 398 - Special Topics


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-6)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPM 399 - Seminar


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-5)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPM 465 - Global Perspectives in Sport


    Description:
    This course will examine sport as a global phenomenon. Emphasis will be given to international sport competition, the globalization of sport, market dynamics, and social impact. Course will be offered every year (Fall).

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: SPM 101.

    Credits: (3)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Explain the history and cultural significance of international sport.
    • Explain how global politics impact international sport.
    • Describe sporting cultures in societies outside the United States.
    • Outline the various models of sport organization and governance internationally.
    • Analyze the role of the media in international sport.
    • Demonstrate an understanding of the role of sport in economic development.

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    SPM 490 - Sport Management Internship


    Description:
    This course will provide students with an opportunity to work in a professional setting in a sport management field of their choice. Grade will be S or U. Course will be offered every year (Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer).

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: sport management major with senior status, and permission of program director.

    Credits: (1-12)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Apply classroom principles to a practical experience working in a professional sport management setting.
    • Evaluate knowledge and skills used in the field of sport management through observation of the internship site staff as well as through direct hands-on application.
    • Engage in procedures and activities of the sport organization.
    • Develop a professional relationship with the internship site staff and supervisor, as well as the clients receiving services at the internship site.
    • Identify and demonstrate an understanding of the policies and procedures needed to insure a safe and effective working environment for staff and clients.
    • Advance knowledge through research and critical thinking on topics discovered while working in the sports industry.

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    SPM 492 - Practicum in Sport Management


    Description:
    Supervised practicum experience for sport management majors. Course will be offered every year (Fall, Winter, and Spring).

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: sport Management major with senior status, and permission of program director.

    Credits: (3)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Demonstrate a growing awareness of professional responsibilities associated with various areas of sport management.
    • Observe and/or apply theory and principles to work situations.
    • Demonstrate professional behavior appropriate to the situation.
    • Demonstrate interpersonal and professional communication skills.
    • Demonstrate initiative, creativity, and ability to assume a degree of professional responsibility.
    • Reflect on various ethical decision making skills in the Sport Marketing and Management field.

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    SPM 496 - Individual Study


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-6)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPM 497 - Honors


    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: admission to department honors program.

    Credits: (1-12)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPM 498 - Special Topics


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-6)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPM 499 - Seminar


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-5)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:

Stem Teaching Program (STP)

  
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    STP 201 - Inquiry Approaches to Teaching


    Description:
    An introduction to theory and practice for effective math and science teaching in grades K-12. This field-based career exploration course enables candidates to observe and identify essential components of content, equity, and professional practice. Course will be offered every year (Fall and Winter). Formerly STP 301, students may not receive credit for both.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: current WSP/FBI fingerprint clearance.

    Credits: (2)

    General Education Category: K8 - Science & Technology

    General Education Pathways: P1 Civic & Community Engagement, P4 Social Justice

    Learner Outcomes:
     

    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Use exemplary sources of inquiry-based instructional models to adapt and teach engaging STEM lessons to elementary students.
    • Write performance objectives and assessments aligned with state and national standards.
    • Design questions to determine students’ acquisition of knowledge.
    • Research, observe, and critique strategies and assets for achieving instructional equity.
    • Based on effective research on daily procedures and behavioral expectations or guidelines, describe professional teaching/management practices (safe classroom, mutual respect, professional conduct and appearance, effective use of technology, etc).
    • Based on professional research, identify and describe qualities of effective teachers and personal management style, (e.g., authoritarian, interacting, democratic, etc.)
    • Describe the range of learner characteristics that are significant for instructional decisions (e.g. edTPA Task 1 Part A).
    • Reflect on professional research on policies for K-12 laws and court decisions regarding state and federal funding, agencies, constitution, and governmental structures.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    11/16/17

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:

  
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    STP 202 - Inquiry Based Lesson Design


    Description:
    This field-based course builds on knowledge and skills developed in Inquiry Approaches to Teaching, emphasizing middle school learners. Candidates adapt and teach lessons that implement essential components of content, equity, and professional practice. Course will be offered every year (Winter and Spring). Formerly STP 302, students may not receive credit for both.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: a grade of C or higher in STP 201 and current WSP/FBI fingerprint clearance.

    Credits: (2)

    General Education Category: K8 - Science & Technology

    General Education Pathways: P1 Civic & Community Engagement, P4 Social Justice

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Use knowledge of STEM fields and inquiry-based instructional models to adapt and teach engaging STEM lessons to middle level students.
    •  Write performance objectives aligned with national standards and design an assessments strategy that provides instructional feedback to the learners.

    • Design questions to guide student learning and acquisition of knowledge.

    • Observe and reflect on teaching practices for identifying students’ learning needs (academic, social, behavioral, linguistic, etc.) and planning specific supports and strategies to respond to those needs.

    • Analyze plans for implementing a safe and effective learning environment for all students in a diverse and digital classroom.

    • Identify and reflect on the impact of effective classroom management strategies and a positive classroom environment on instructional methods.

    • Reflect on professional research on K-12 laws and court decisions regarding professionalism and ethics.


    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    11/16/17

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:

  
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    STP 298 - Special Topics


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-6)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    STP 299 - Seminar


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-5)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    STP 300 - Inquiry Approaches to Teaching and Lesson Design


    Description:
    In this field-based introductory course candidates observe and identify essential components effective math and science teaching in grades K-12. Then candidates design and teach lessons that implement essential components of content, equity, and professional practice. Course will be offered every year(Fall). Formerly STP 302A, students may not receive credit for both.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: sophomore standing and current WSP/FBI fingerprint clearance.

    Credits: (4)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Use exemplary sources of inquiry-based instructional models to adapt and teach engaging STEM lessons to elementary students.
    • Write performance objectives and assessments aligned with state and national standards.
    • Design questions to determine students’ acquisition of knowledge.
    • Research, analyze, and critique strategies and assets for achieving instructional equity.
    • Based on effective research on daily procedures and behavioral expectations or guidelines, describe professional teaching/management practices (safe classroom, mutual respect, professional conduct and appearance, effective use of technology, etc).
    • Based on professional research, identify and describe qualities of effective teachers and personal management style, (e.g., authoritarian, interacting, democratic, etc.)
    • Describe the range of learner characteristics that are significant for instructional decisions (e.g. edTPA Task 1 Part A).
    • Evaluate and apply professional research on policies for K-12 laws and court decisions regarding state and federal funding, agencies, constitution, and governmental structures.
    • Use exemplary sources of inquiry-based instructional models to adapt and teach engaging STEM lessons to elementary students.
    • Write performance objectives and assessments aligned with state and national standards.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    2/1/18

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    STP 303 - Knowing and Learning


    Description:
    Examination of learning theories and research for effective STEM teaching and assessment, including implications for content literacy, language diversity, cultural responsiveness, technology, and professionalism. Course will be offered every year. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: STP 202 or STP 300 with grade of C or higher.

    Credits: (4)

    Learner Outcomes:

    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Construct developmentally appropriate models of knowing and learning to guide classroom practice.
    • Analyze various standards for knowing science and mathematics and articulate the implications of these standards for assessment, especially standardized assessment.
    • Describe what it means to know and learn relative to cognitive structures and provide research-based evidence on how it changes and develops.
    • Describe and analyze various paradigms, techniques, and technologies for evaluating mathematics and science understanding.
    • Evaluate and apply professional research on  K-12 educational policy and law for the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
    • Explain and analyze how research on individual and group learning theories can be used to analyze classroom cultural scenarios requiring management/intervention strategies and their influence on individual and group motivation.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    4/22/19

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
    Fall Locations: Ellensburg Winter Locations: Ellensburg, Des Moines

  
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    STP 304 - Classroom Interactions 1


    Description:
    Candidates plan, instruct, and assess STEM lessons based on research-supported practices. This field-based course applies principles of student centered equitable teaching to classroom context and practice. Course will be offered every year. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

    Prerequisites:

    Prerequisites: STP 303 with grade of C or higher and current WSP/FBI fingerprint clearance and full admission to the Teacher Certification Program.

    Credits: (4)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Develop knowledge, skills and cultural competence using a variety of instructional strategies, focusing on what each method requires of teachers.
    • Plan and teach, with a small group of peers, multi-day culturally responsive accessible high school mathematics or science lessons on an assigned topic.
    • Solve problems from multiple perspectives in mathematics or science topics, justify their solutions, relate results to learning science and demonstrate awareness of alternative conceptions and their possible origin.
    • Analyze culturally responsive classroom instruction and data on performance with regard to equitable and diverse instructional approaches that engage all students in learning process.
    • Implement and analyze a variety of instructional strategies to provide access to all students including English Language Learners and students with exceptionalities.
    • Implement relevant technologies in teaching and analyze how technology can affect classroom interactions.
    • Evaluate and apply professional research on K-12 policies, laws, and court decisions regarding students’ and teachers’ constitutional rights and responsibilities.
    • Develop, implement, and reflect on culturally responsive classroom management strategies used to promote collaboration, positive social interaction, and effective conflict resolution.
    • Document and classify observed interventions for inappropriate behavior and compare relevance to use of instructional time and transitions.
    • Analyze theoretical research-based literature in mathematics or science education and cite these results in analyses of  personal teaching and reports to peers.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    4/22/19

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
    Winter Locations: Ellensburg Spring Locations: Ellensburg, Des Moines

  
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    STP 305 - Classroom Interactions 2


    Description:
    Candidates plan, instruct, and assess field-based culturally responsive STEM lessons that bridge differences in language, heritage, race, socioeconomic status, and academic performance. Candidates intentionally apply culturally responsive instruction and classroom management pervasive throughout teaching. Course will be offered every year. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: STP 304 with grade of C or higher and current WSP/FBI fingerprint clearance and full admission to the Teacher Certification Program.

    Credits: (4)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Create, teach and evaluate multi-day, research-based math and science tasks to build and assess 6-12 students’ content knowledge based on evidence.
    • Summarize and evaluate methods for working collaboratively with families and school personnel to positively impact the educational, social, and behavioral development of all students in a diverse society.
    • Design and implement instructional strategies for all students including English Language Learners, and students with exceptionalities.
    • Evaluate and apply professional research on K-12 policies, laws and court decisions regarding equity, discrimination, disabilities, equal access, bi-lingual, multiculturalism, diversity, and torts.
    • Identify and evaluate multiple problem solving strategies and analyze student thinking as they engage in relevant mathematics and science lessons.
    • Implement relevant technologies in teaching to assess and analyze learning improvement over time and optimize classroom interactions.
    • Design and implement a comprehensive culturally responsive classroom management plan that applies effective management and instructional strategies that promote engaged and collaborative learning, cooperation, positive social interaction, conflict resolution, and individual and group motivation.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    4/22/19

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
    Fall Locations: Ellensburg, Des Moines
  
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    STP 306 - Project-Based Instruction


    Description:
    Candidates plan, instruct, and assess field-based STEM lessons using a project-based approach that engages learners in exploring authentic meaningful questions of concern to K12 students. Candidates apply principles of student-centered equitable teaching to inquiry-based projects. Course will be offered every year. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: STP 305 with grade of C or higher and current WSP/FBI fingerprint clearance and full admission to the Teacher Certification Program.

    Credits: (3)

    Learner Outcomes:

    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Use project-based instruction design principles to develop, instruct and assess an interdisciplinary, three-to four-week project-based unit for middle or secondary math and/or science courses
    • Critique the merits of project-based instruction versus other instructional approaches
    • Develop alternative assessments appropriate for project-based instruction
    • Apply research-based literacy strategies such as Reader’s Workshop to help 6-12 students select and comprehend written text to support their project
    • Plan and teach a project-based instructional unit that promotes equitable and diverse participation
    • Critique STEM lessons in terms of applicability to students with exceptionalities and English Language Learners
    • Select appropriate technology resources for student use based on the relationship of salient features of the technology to learning objectives
    • Integrate and assess use of relevant technologies into project-based curricular units.
    • Apply knowledge of the community, school, and classroom, including learner characteristics and social, cultural, political, environmental, tribal, and economic contexts to instructional and culturally responsive classroom management practices.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    4/22/19

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
    Winter Locations: Ellensburg, Des Moines

  
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    STP 307A - Functions and Modeling for STEM Teaching


    Description:
    Engages students in explorations and lab activities designed to strengthen and expand their understanding of functions at the secondary level.  Topics of investigation may include, function properties, patterns, linear, exponential, trigonometric and logistic models.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: STP 303 and MATH 153 or MATH 154 or MATH 170 or MATH 172.

    Credits: (3)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • CP*: Engage in relevant labs by collecting and analyzing data.
    • CP/PP: Demonstrate proficiency in the use of technology by collecting and analyzing data.
    • CP: Evaluate the properties of various mathematical models such as linear, quadratic, exponential, logistic, and sinusoidal.
    • CP: Evaluate sets of data to determine the most appropriate model then fit the model to the data set and use it to make predictions.
    • CP: Demonstrate accurately (oral and written) mathematical concepts and procedures.
    • CP: Model mathematically everyday problems using mathematical functions or data analysis to make sense of the everyday phenomena.
    • E: Analyze instructional strategies with regard to equitable instructional practices including strategies required to support students with special needs.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    Approved Fall 2017

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    STP 307B - Functions and Modeling for Secondary Mathematics


    Description:
    Candidates will use inquiry explorations and peer collaborations to derive and explain results, models, and proofs related to important secondary math concepts.  Candidates will examine the secondary math curricula relative to CCSS, math and society. Course will be offered every year. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: MATH 265 and STP 303.

    Credits: (3)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Construct oral and written explanations and analysis of mathematical knowledge specific to the secondary math curriculum.
    • Model mathematically everyday problems using mathematical functions or data analysis to make sense of the everyday phenomena.
    • Demonstrate (oral and written) mathematical concepts and procedures effectively and with mathematical precision.
    • Use technological tools strategically to teach and solve mathematical problems.
    • Demonstrate teaching strategies for students with special learning needs (ELL, students with exceptionalities, etc.).
    • Use the CCSS Math to make curricular decisions and discuss the connections between the secondary and university math curricula (ie. use curriculum mapping).
    • Find and present connections between the culture (language, art, history, science, etc.) and important secondary mathematical concepts.

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    STP 307C - Computer Science for STEM Teaching


    Description:
    Candidates will engage in explorations and lab activities to strengthen and expand their understanding of software engineering development, computer science practices, and their equitable application to the K-12 classroom environment.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: STP 303 or PSY 314 and eligible for MATH 154.

    Credits: (3)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Promote and model the safe and effective use of computer hardware, software, peripherals and networks
    • Plan for equitable and accessible classroom, lab and online environments that support effective and engaging learning
    • Demonstrate professional knowledge and skills in their field and readiness to apply them.
    • Identify and participate in professional computer science and computer science education societies, organizations and groups that provide professional growth opportunities and resources
    • Demonstrate knowledge of evolving social and research issues relating to computer science and computer science education
    • Apply local, state, and national content and professional standards and requirements to K-12 computer science learning progressions

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    4/16/20

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
    Winter Locations: Ellensburg
  
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    STP 308 - Perspectives on Science, Mathematics and STEM Education


    Description:
    An exploration of the history and philosophies of science and mathematics in the context of public education with an emphasis on how these ideas are related and can be applied to the STEM classroom. Course will be offered every year. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: STP 303.

    Credits: (3)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Research and describe the historical development aspects of science and mathematics relevant to future teachers.
    • Apply several analytical frameworks for analyzing the history and philosophy of science and mathematics.
    • Develop and implement skills in searching for, retrieving, and evaluating the provenance and reliability of source materials, on- and offline, including specific resources available to teachers.
    • Evaluate and illustrate significant themes through eras of American education and the current context, e.g.  universal literacy, essential subjects or common curriculum, local control, secular education, compulsory attendance, public funding and legal accountability.
    • Critique the effects that culture and interpersonal relations have on the development and evolution of science and mathematics.
    • Integrate approaches and material learned in the course with independent research and science or math content to design middle and high school science and math lessons.
    • Describe and synthesize the relationships between important themes of educational philosophy and the history of science and mathematics.

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    STP 309 - Research Methods


    Description:
    Candidates experience and apply educational, scientific, and mathematical research methods by designing, carrying-out, and communicating investigations applicable in teaching middle or secondary STEM courses. Course will be offered every year. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: STP 303.

    Credits: (3)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Develop research questions applicable to teaching and learning in STEM classroom.
    • Evaluate various educational, scientific, and mathematical research methods and appropriately apply these to their own research.
    • Apply reading literacy strategies to analyze primary literature.
    • Use case studies and research  data to explore the  interplay of learning exceptionalities, language, race, poverty, ethics, laws, and science.
    • Examine underlying assumptions and bias about teaching and learning, including the significance of non-STEM subject areas in relation to STEM learning and the significance of integrated cultural and language backgrounds in a pluralistic classroom.
    • Practice safe, legal and ethical use of digital information and technology, including respect for copyright, intellectual property and the appropriate documentation of sources.
    • Describe and analyze research findings from a classroom intervention, discussed in context of professional literature and policy, to a broader educational community in writing and orally using editorial style as directed.

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    STP 396 - Individual Study


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-6)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    STP 397 - Honors


    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: admission to department honors program.

    Credits: (1-12)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    STP 398 - Special Topics


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-6)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    STP 399 - Seminar


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-5)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    STP 450 - Planning Inquiry Based STEM Education


    Description:
    Candidates analyze edTPA requirements and begin planning for edTPA submission and Student Teaching.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: admission to the Teacher Certification Program and current WSP/FBI fingerprint clearance and liability insurance. Pre- or Co-requisite: STP 306 with a grade of C or higher.

    Credits: (2)

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    3/19/20

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
    Fall Locations: Ellensburg Winter Locations: Ellensburg, Des Moines Spring Locations: Ellensburg
  
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    STP 465 - Instructing and Assessing Inquiry Based STEM Education


    Description:
    Candidates support each other in completing edTPA requirements during student teaching.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: STP 450 with a grade of C or higher and admission to the Teacher Certification Program with current WSP/FBI fingerprint clearance and liability insurance. Co-Requisite: EFC 480.

    Credits: (2)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Revise and implement timeline to complete Student Teaching and edTPA requirements.
    • Write official edTPA Task 1 Planning Commentary.
    • Record and edit learning segment videos and write official edTPA Task 2 Instruction Commentary.
    • Analyze student data for edTPA learning segment and write edTPA Task 3 Assessment Commentary.     
    • Complete STEM Teaching Program assessments and end of program surveys.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    3/19/20

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
    Fall Locations: Online Winter Locations: Online Spring Locations: Online
  
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    STP 496 - Individual Study


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-6)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    STP 497 - Honors


    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: admission to department honors program.

    Credits: (1-12)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    STP 498 - Special Topics


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-6)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    STP 499 - Seminar


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-5)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:

Supply Chain Management (SCM)

  
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    SCM 298 - Special Topics


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-6)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SCM 299 - Seminar


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-5)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SCM 302 - Supply Chain Bootcamp


    Description:
    A detailed examination of current industry supply chains supporting manufacturing and service sectors. Includes supervised field experience, analysis education, training, and business skills application in industry setting. Grade will be S or U. May be repeated up to 4 credits.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: pre-business declaration and 2.75 collegiate GPA or instructor permission.

    Credits: (2)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Describe the entitles associated with a particular industry supply chain.
    • Identify the key relationship and performance factors that affect the performance of industry supply chains.
    • Discuss the role of particular organizations and organizational processes affecting the performance of industry supply chains.
    • Diagram the interactions among organizations in an industry supply chain.
    • Analyze the impact of individual organizations on overall supply chain dynamics.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    2/18/2016

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SCM 310 - Supply Chain Management


    Description:
    Adoption of a supply chain orientation toward business management which emphasizes the inter-functional and inter-firm relationships that contribute to improving coordination of operations and performance of organizations that participate in various types of supply chains. Supply Chain Management certificate students also need permission from the department chair to enroll.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: BUS 221 AND ECON 201 AND admission to (a CB major OR the SCM minor/certificate OR the Integrated Energy Management Program);  OR MATH 154 AND junior standing AND admission to the Industrial Engineering Technology major; OR admission to a College of Business Graduate Program.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Explain the structures and relationships that represent an industry supply chain when presented with a case or network illustration.
    • Explain the role of supply chain management in supporting corporate strategy and delivering customer value.
    • Describe the activities, processes and functions most commonly associated with supply chain management in organizations. 
    • Distinguish between strategic, tactical and operational supply chain management activities and objectives.
    • Recommend key performance indicators for supply chain related processes and explain how they help measure operating performance. 
    • Evaluate product or service demand and supply characteristics and recommend a supply chain design objective that will best fit with market conditions.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    3/19/20

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SCM 310A - Enterprise Sales and Distribution Systems Lab


    Description:
    Builds on the concepts and practices associated with sales planning and distribution covered in SCM 310. SCM 310A provides a hands-on case experience with the sales and distribution applications of an industry-based ERP system. Grade will either be S or U. Course will be offered every year (Fall, Spring).

    Prerequisites:
    Co-requisite: SCM 310.

    Credits: (1)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Diagram the sales planning and implementation process commonly applied in an enterprise system environment
    • Diagram the order management and distribution process commonly applied in an enterprise system environment
    • Diagram the invoice to pay processes commonly applied in an enterprise system environment
    • Perform the actions necessary to create and modify customer records, quotations and orders in an enterprise system environment
    • Perform the actions necessary to create and modify distribution, delivery and invoice transactions in an enterprise system environment

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    10/18/18

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SCM 396 - Individual Study


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-6)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SCM 397 - Honors


    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: admission to department honors program.

    Credits: (1-12)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SCM 398 - Special Topics


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-6)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SCM 399 - Seminar


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-5)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SCM 420 - Lean/Six Sigma Processes


    Description:
    Development and deployment of Lean Management and Six Sigma management techniques in a manufacturing and supply chain environment.  Formerly SCM 324, students may not receive credit for both. SCM 420 and SCM 520 are layered courses; students may not receive credit for both. Course will be offered every year. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: BUS 221 OR by permission of FSCM department chair.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Demonstrate the use of process maps for a new process.
    • Design a data collection plan, collect and measure the data and analyze the data.
    • Design a poster to encapsulate the lean / six sigma project.
    • Select a viable solution amongst many alternatives and logically defend it.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    4/6/2017

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SCM 425 - Procurement and Supply Management


    Description:
    Purchasing processes, procurement cycle analysis, research to support purchasing decisions, supplier relationship development and management, negotiations, commodity planning, costing, pricing, and value analysis related to the purchasing of products and services. Course will be offered every year (Fall and Spring).

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: SCM 310 with a minimum grade of C AND admission to a College of Business Major; AND completion of the College of Business Foundation courses (ACCT 251 and ACCT 252 and BUS 221 and BUS 241 and MATH 153 or MATH 154 or MATH 170 or MATH 172 or MATH 173 and ECON 201) with a minimum C- grade in each course and a minimum collegiate GPA of 2.25) OR (SCM 310 with a minimum grade of C AND declaration of a Supply Chain Management minor or certificate); OR (SCM 310 with a minimum grade of C and admission to the Bachelor of Applied Science in Supply Chain Management Program); OR (SCM 310 with a minimum grade of C AND admission to the Integrated Energy Management Program).

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Discuss the stages and activities involved in supplier evaluation and selection.
    • Identify and classify the different types of purchases necessary to support organizational and supply chain operations.
    • Distinguish among the different approaches to quality management and their role in procurement and supply management decisions.
    • Assess the appropriateness of alternative purchasing and supply management strategies.
    • Organize the stages and activities involved in supplier evaluation and selection.
    • Apply tools and methods associated with the strategic sourcing process.
    • Describe a framework used to help organize supplier negotiations and will be familiar with important elements that influence the negotiations process.
    • Explain the primary elements contained in a supplier contract.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    4/6/2017

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SCM 425A - Enterprise Purchasing and Materials Management Systems Lab


    Description:
    Builds on the concepts and practices associated with purchasing and materials management covered in SCM 425. SCM 425A provides a hands-on experience with the purchasing and materials management applications of an industry-base ERP system. Grade will either be S or U. Course will be offered every year. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

    Prerequisites:
    Co- or prerequisite: SCM 425.

    Credits: (1)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Diagram the new vendor creation process commonly applied in an enterprise system environment.
    • Diagram the purchase requisition to purchase order process commonly applied in an enterprise system environment.
    • Diagram the order receipt to vendor payment processes commonly applied in an enterprise system environment.
    • Perform the actions necessary to create and modify vendor information in an enterprise system environment.
    • Perform the actions necessary to create and modify purchase requisitions and purchase orders in an enterprise system environment.
    • Perform the actions necessary to create and modify order receipts and vendor payment transactions in an enterprise system environment.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    10/18/18

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SCM 435 - Supply Chain Operations


    Description:
    Advanced methods and models for planning, management, and decision making involving aspects of supply chain management operations including inventory, transportation, location, purchasing, and other related analyses. Emphasizes integration and coordination of resources for productivity improvement. Course will be offered every year (Fall and Winter).

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: SCM 310 with a minimum grade of C AND admission to a College of Business Major; AND completion of the College of Business Foundation courses (ACCT 251 and ACCT 252 and BUS 221 and BUS 241 and MATH 153 or MATH 154 or MATH 170 or MATH 172 or MATH 173 and ECON 201) with a minimum C- grade in each course and a minimum collegiate GPA of 2.25) OR (SCM 310 with a minimum grade of C AND declaration of a Supply Chain Management minor or certificate); OR (SCM 310 with a minimum grade of C and admission to the Bachelor of Applied Science in Supply Chain Management Program); OR (SCM 310 with a minimum grade of C AND admission to the Integrated Energy Management Program).

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Apply common quantitative methods for the analysis of operations related to purchasing, inventory, management, manufacturing, distribution and related functions.
    • Employ existing models designed to solve more complex problems related to purchasing, inventory management, manufacturing, distribution and related functions.
    • Explain how different operational tools and management concepts may be used to address real world problems associated with common case scenarios in product and service supply chains.
    • Identify and discuss current issues affecting operational decisions in product and service-related industries.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    4/6/2017

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SCM 435A - Enterprise Production Planning and Execution Systems Lab


    Description:
    Builds on the concepts and practices associated with production planning and execution covered in SCM 435. SCM 435A provides a hands on experience with the materials management and production applications of an industry-base ERP system. Grade will either be S or U. Course will be offered every year. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

    Prerequisites:
    Co- or prerequisite: SCM 435.

    Credits: (1)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Diagram the new materials transaction process commonly applied in an enterprise system environment.
    • Diagram the bill of material creation process commonly applied in an enterprise system environment.
    • Diagram the materials requirements planning processes commonly applied in an enterprise system environment.
    • Diagram the reorder point generation processes commonly applied in an enterprise system environment.
    • Perform the actions necessary to create and modify a bill of materials in an enterprise system environment.
    • Perform the actions necessary to create and modify and implement a material requirements plan in an enterprise system environment.
    • Perform the actions necessary to create and revise reorder point system data based on new information.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    10/18/18

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SCM 450 - Logistics and Transportation


    Description:
    Logistics activities associated with warehousing and distribution of materials, sub-assemblies and finished good. Transportation mode and service assessment, selection, economics, policy and governmental regulation. Carrier selection and management. Course will be offered every year. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: SCM 310 with a minimum grade of C AND admission to a College of Business Major; AND completion of the College of Business Foundation courses (ACCT 251 and ACCT 252 and BUS 221 and BUS 241 and MATH 153 or MATH 154 or MATH 170 or MATH 172 or MATH 173 and ECON 201) with a minimum C- grade in each course and a minimum collegiate GPA of 2.25) OR (SCM 310 with a minimum grade of C AND declaration of a Supply Chain Management minor or certificate); OR (SCM 310 with a minimum grade of C and admission to the Bachelor of Applied Science in Supply Chain Management Program); OR (SCM 310 with a minimum grade of C AND admission to the Integrated Energy Management Program).

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Describe the activities most commonly associated with logistics and transportation processes in firms.
    • Compute and interpret common performance measures associated with transportation and inventory management.
    • Distinguish among the capabilities, operating requirements and costs of the various transportation modes and warehousing options.
    • Choose the most effective operations configuration among alternatives based on tradeoffs related to transportation modes, inventory options, customer service requirements and financial goals.
    • Rate the best facility locations based on quantitative and qualitative characteristics associated with logistics and transportation activities.
    • Explain the purpose and requirements associated with various forms of logistics and transportation documentation.
    • Describe the different types of systems used for managing logistics and transportation processes more effectively.
    • Assess how logistics and transportations decisions and tradeoffs will change when considering larger supply chain related objectives.
    • Calculate inventory and distribution requirements needed to achieve specific service objectives.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    4/6/2017

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SCM 475 - Global Trade and Supply Chain Management


    Description:
    Global supply chain activities emphasizing integration of transportation, inventory, warehousing, facility location, customer service, materials handling, packaging, and information. Analysis of product and service delivery and the associated trade, cultural, and legal factors and influences. Course will be offered every year (Fall, Winter, and Spring).

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: SCM 310 with a minimum grade of C AND admission to a College of Business Major; AND completion of the College of Business Foundation courses (ACCT 251 and ACCT 252 and BUS 221 and BUS 241 and MATH 153 or MATH 154 or MATH 170 or MATH 172 or MATH 173 and ECON 201) with a minimum C- grade in each course and a minimum collegiate GPA of 2.25) OR (SCM 310 with a minimum grade of C AND declaration of a Supply Chain Management minor or certificate); OR (SCM 310 with a minimum grade of C and admission to the Bachelor of Applied Science in Supply Chain Management Program); OR (SCM 310 with a minimum grade of C AND admission to the Integrated Energy Management Program).

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Distinguish between alternative modes of transportation for global commerce given a set of circumstances including geography, infrastructure requirements, market factors, and service requirements.
    • Select alternative methods to enter an international market given scenarios related to market conditions, corporate strategy, product requirements and support structure.
    • Apply the appropriate methods of payment for international transactions given scenarios related to risk, financial conditions, and transaction requirements.
    • Organize the various documents required to support the global movement of products and service between countries.
    • Explain the particular market, economic, governmental, demographic, infrastructure, and other factors related to a particular country or regional area.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    4/6/2017

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SCM 480 - Supply Chain Strategy


    Description:
    Integration of concepts learned throughout supply chain curriculum into a combined analysis of comprehensive cases incorporating strategic and tactical decision making throughout the supply chain planning and implementation process.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: (SCM 310 and SCM 435 with a minimum grade of C) AND (SCM 425 and SCM 450). One of SCM 425 or SCM 450 can be taken concurrently to SCM 480. Admission to a College of Business major or declaration of a Supply Chain Management minor or certificate OR admission to the Integrated Energy Management Program.

    Credits: (5)

    General Education Category: CE - Culminating Experience

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Assess and make a preliminary diagnosis of potential management and operational challenges.
    • Employ analytical and decision support tools to evaluate complex business scenarios.
    • Communicate their approach to analysis and recommendations involving complex case scenarios.
    • Demonstrate their ability to develop appropriate policies to guide operations and supply chain management activities and decisions.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    3/7/19

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
    Fall Locations: Des Moines, Lynnwood Winter Locations: Ellensburg, Pierce County Spring Locations: Ellensburg, Des Moines, Lynnwood
  
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    SCM 490 - Supply Chain Management Internship


    Description:
    An individualized, contracted field experience with business, industry, government, or social service agencies focusing on Supply Chain Management related activities. This contractual arrangement involves a student learning plan, cooperating employer supervision, and faculty coordination. By department permission. May be repeated up to 20 credits. Grade will either be S or U. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: 2.8 or higher CWU cumulative gpa.

    Credits: (1-12)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Apply learning in professional workplace environment
    • Demonstrate professional behavior in the workplace
    • Substantive discipline-based outcomes developed by individual students in consult with faculty advisor

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    1/2/17

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SCM 492 - Lean Six Sigma Practicum


    Description:
    Applies tools and techniques for lean and six sigma process improvement in an industry project environment. Students work in teams with faculty and industry mentor to define, measure, analyze, improve and when possible implement control mechanisms. Course will be offered every year.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: SCM 420 with a minimum grade of B.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Apply the DMAIC process to a business process improvement project.
    • Define a business problem, improvement activity, opportunity for improvement and project goals associated business process improvement project.
    • Measure the performance of a process.
    • Analyze a process to determine route causes of poor performance and variation.
    • Propose process changes that may be implemented to eliminate root cause performance deficiencies.
    • Design the control factors that will help to evaluate and control for on-going process improvement.
    • Apply various lean and six sigma analysis and management techniques that can result in the improved performance of one or more business processes.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    10/20/2016

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SCM 493 - Supply Chain Boot Camp


    Description:
    Supervised field experience seminar focused on supply chain related organizations and processes. On-location industry engagement. Education, training, and business skills application in industry setting. May be repeated up to 6 credits. Permission of instructor. Grade will either be S or U. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

    Credits: (1-6)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Prepare a research brief on each organization participating in the boot camp
    • Exhibit professional behavior and appropriate business skills in industry setting.
    • Establish a professional network within the industry professionals
    • Illustrate an awareness of the organization(s) participating in the boot camp.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    4/5/18

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SCM 496 - Individual Study


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-6)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SCM 497 - Honors


    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: admission to department honors program.

    Credits: (1-12)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SCM 498 - Special Topics


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-6)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SCM 499 - Seminar


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-5)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:

Sustainability (SUST)

  
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    SUST 301 - Introduction to Sustainability


    Description:
    Students will learn about a variety of concepts related to sustainable development and sustainable environments.  Emphasis will be placed on literature focusing on implementation of sustainability projects at local scales. Permission of instructor. Course will be offered every year (Fall).

    Credits: (4)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Outline difficulties and challenges in developing sustainable practices using the variety of definitions for sustainability.
    • Interpret the impacts of waste streams on campus and/or the greater community.
    • Justify inclusion of sustainability initiatives to campus and community based projects.
    • Evaluate impact of sustainability-centric projects can have on a variety of scales including campus and the greater community. 
    • Construct environmental impact goals to which their proposed projects align.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    2/15/18

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SUST 309 - Sustainability Civic Engagement Experience


    Description:
    Student will engage in community and/or campus based academic service learning related to sustainability. Grade will either be S or U.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: SUST 301.

    Credits: (3)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Implement an academic service learning project that addresses a sustainability issue in the campus and/or community.
    • Apply principles of sustainability to a campus or community based academic service learning project.
    • Relate sustainability program coursework to their academic service learning project.
    • Evaluate impact of sustainability academic service learning project on campus and/or community partner/issue using appropriate measures.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    3/5/20

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
    Winter Locations: Ellensburg Spring Locations: Ellensburg
  
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    SUST 487 - Sustainability Project Capstone


    Description:
    Project review and evaluation, career planning and portfolio preparation activities. Must be enrolled in Sustainability Certificate. Grade will either be S or U. Course will be offered every year (Spring).

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: SUST 309.

    Credits: (1)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Synthesize the creative work students formulated in association with a community partner
    • Analyze and appraise peer presentations to formulate better approaches to deliver creative work
    • Apply higher order critical thinking and problem-solving skills
    • Synthesize the knowledge and skills they gleaned from their experiential learning experiences
    • Demonstrate clear communication strategies and techniques in oral, written, and expressive form.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    4/5/18

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SUST 490 - Cooperative Education


    Description:
    An individualized, contracted field experience with business, industry, government, or social service agencies. This contractual arrangement involves a student learning plan, cooperating employer supervision, and faculty coordination. By instructor permission. May be repeated for credit. Grade will either be S or U.

    Credits: (1-6)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Varies based on individual student learning plans.
    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    3/5/20

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SUST 495 - Senior Research


    Description:
    Independent student research in environmental sciences project under supervision of faculty sponsor. Permission of instructor. May be repeated up to 6 credits. Grade will either be S or U. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

    Credits: (1-6)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Create and propose an independent research project in environmental studies based on the scientific method that addresses a current knowledge gap.
    • Design and implement sound, scientific procedures to collect empirical data that will answer research question(s).
    • Utilize accepted methods of analyses to determine and analyze whether the data collected answers the research questions.
    • Evaluate by use of rationality and logical inference to reach sound conclusions about the contribution, addressing both strengths and limitations, of their research contribution to science.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    3/5/20

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:

Theatre Arts (TH)

  
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    TH 101 - Appreciation of Theatre and Film


    Description:
    Viewing, discussing, and comparing film and live theatre performance. Course will be offered every year (Fall, Winter, Spring). AH-Aesthetic Experience.

    Credits: (4)

    General Education Category: AH-Aesthetic Experience. K3 - Creative Expression

    General Education Pathways: P6 Ways of Knowing

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Demonstrate a basic understanding of fundamental concepts within theatre arts and film.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of scholarly and creative methods used within theatre arts and film.
    • Acquire appropriate vocabulary and engage in discourse about aesthetic expression and/or experience.
    • Demonstrate an understanding of aesthetic activities within their historic, artistic, and cultural traditions.
    • Apply aesthetic judgment and critical thinking by experiencing and evaluating works of theatre and film.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of aesthetic expression from diverse perspectives.
    • Apply principles of being respectful audience members.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    11/16/2017

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    TH 107 - Introduction to Theatre


    Description:
    Overview of the basic elements of the theatre arts and dramatic structure, and the environment for production of plays. Attendance at assigned outside events is required. AH-Aesthetic Experience (W).

    Credits: (4)

    General Education Category: AH-Aesthetic Experience (W). K3 - Creative Expression

    General Education Pathways: P6 Ways of Knowing

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Identify the fundamental concepts within theatre arts.
    • Demonstrate the scholarly and  creative methods used in theatre arts
    • Acquire appropriate vocabulary and engage in discourse about aesthetic expression and/or experience.
    • Discuss and justify aesthetic activities within their historic, artistic, and cultural traditions.
    • Apply aesthetic judgment and critical thinking by experiencing and evaluating works of art.
    • Articulate the methods of aesthetic expression from diverse perspectives.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    12/7/2017

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
    Fall Locations: Ellensburg Winter Locations: Ellensburg Spring Locations: Ellensburg Summer Locations: Ellensburg
  
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    TH 115 - Class Piano I


    Description:
    Foundations of piano for Musical Theatre majors. The first course in a three course sequence.

    Credits: (1)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Name and recall the notes on the piano in various ranges
    • Demonstrate a piano proficiency by playing the Major scales up and down one octave from 0 sharps and flats to 4 sharps and flats
    • Demonstrate piano proficiency by playing various pieces from the text
    • Demonstrate a piano proficiency by playing the chord progression of: I, V7, I in Major and minor keys up to 4 sharps and 4 flats

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    10/20/2016

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    TH 116 - Class Piano II


    Description:
    Foundations of piano for Musical Theatre majors. The second course in a three course sequence.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: TH 115, or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (1)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Demonstrate a piano proficiency by playing the harmonic minor scales up and down one octave from 0 sharps and flats to 4 sharps and flats
    • Identify and demonstrate a piano proficiency by playing a five finger pattern in all 12 Major and minor keys
    • Demonstrate piano proficiency by playing various pieces from the text
    • Demonstrate a piano proficiency by playing the chord progression of: I, IV, I, V7, I in Major and minor keys up to 4 sharps and 4 flats
    • Demonstrate a piano proficiency by playing various pieces from the text that utilize chord symbols

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    10/20/2016

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    TH 117 - Class Piano III


    Description:
    Foundations of piano for Musical Theatre majors. The third course in a three course sequence.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: TH 116, Class Piano II, or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (1)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Demonstrate a piano proficiency by playing Major, minor, Dominant and diminished chords in Root, 1st, 2nd and 3rd inversions
    • Demonstrate piano proficiency and expansion of repertoire by playing various pieces from the text that utilize chord symbols to harmonize a melody line

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    10/20/2016

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    TH 140 - Introduction to Theatre Design


    Description:
    An introduction to the basic elements of design used to create unified scenery, costume, lighting, makeup, and sound designs with an emphasis in research and conceptualization.

    Credits: (3)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    TH 143 - Private Voice Lessons


    Description:
    Individual vocal instruction in the musical theatre style. By permission. May be repeated for credit. Grade will either be S or U.

    Credits: (1-4)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Identify key signatures, time signatures, rhythmic patterns, musical symbols, notes, vocal ranges, common musical terms, etc.
    • Analyze and interpret music and lyrics from several different musical styles.
    • Identify and select music according to their appropriate vocal range and type.
    • Participate in private musical theatre vocal training sessions.
    • Identify and implement the fundamentals of musical theatre vocal style and technique.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    1/26/2009

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    TH 144 - Foundations of Acting


    Description:
    Introduction to the theory and practice of acting craft, development of the actor’s tools, basic acting techniques, including pantomime, vocal conditioning, improvisation, and scene study.

    Credits: (3)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Demonstrate an understanding of acting principles and the actor’s tools.
    • Demonstrate a working vocabulary of basic terms and concepts used in the acting process.
    • Demonstrate the ability to create and build self- confidence and trust within an acting framework.
    • Synthesize personal awareness, knowledge of Stanislavski based acting techniques, and analysis of a role through the creation of a fully realized character (including the use of subtext, playing of actions, listening and responding, appropriate physical and vocal choices, and so forth).
    • Critically comment on the strengths and weakness of their own work as well as the work of their peers.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    12/17/2009

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    TH 145 - Foundations of Acting II


    Description:
    Continuation of the theory and practice of acting craft, development of the actor’s tools, basic acting techniques.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: TH 144.

    Credits: (3)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Demonstrate an intermediate level of understanding of acting principles and the actor’s tools.
    • Demonstrate an intermediate level working vocabulary of basic terms and concepts used in the Stanislavski System of acting.
    • Demonstrate intermediate level of ability to create and build self-confidence and trust within an acting framework.
    • Synthesize personal awareness, knowledge of Stanislavski based acting techniques, and analysis of a role through the creation of a fully realized character (including the use of subtext, playing of actions, listening and responding, appropriate physical and vocal choices, and so forth).

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    10/15/2015

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    TH 148 - Actor Conditioning - Monologue


    Description:
    Theory, technique, and practice of the acting craft with emphasis on choosing, analyzing, researching, and preparing monologues for audition and performance. May be repeated for credit. Grade will either be S or U.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: TH 244.

    Credits: (1)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Practice using the actor’s basic tools of voice, body, and imagination.
    • Develop and use basic acting craft vocabulary and basic acting techniques.
    • Demonstrate and practice using the Stanislavski 10-system steps in scene and monologue analysis.
    • Successfully perform stage monologues.
    • Identify their monologue “type”.
    • Recognize and use on line and printed resources for finding “type” monologues.
    • Recognize effective audition monologues.
    • Practice cutting and shaping audition monologues to suit time constraints.
    • Critically comment on the strengths and weakness of their own work as well as the work of their peers.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    1/26/2009

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    TH 160 - OSHA 10 for Entertainment


    Description:
    Recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of safety and health hazards common in the entertainment industry workplace, workers’ rights, employer responsibilities, and complaint procedures. Student awarded an OSHA Outreach Training Program card upon completion.

    Credits: (1)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Define the role of the Occupational Safety and Health Act and its impact on the entertainment industry.
    • Identify hazards in the workplace.
    • Select and use proper personal protective equipment based on a hazard analysis.
    • Identify the elements of an emergency action and fire protection plan specific to the entertainment industry.
    • Identify workers’ rights and employer responsibilities in the workplace.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    1/23/20

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
    Fall Locations: Ellensburg Winter Locations: Ellensburg Spring Locations: Ellensburg
  
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    TH 161 - Intro to Technology 1: Costumes and Makeup


    Description:
    Basic introduction to costume construction and makeup application for the theatre. Emphasis on terminology, safe operating procedures and equipment use, basic techniques, and material identification. Required Lab.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: admission to the BFA musical theatre or BFA performance specializations.

    Credits: (3)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Demonstrate basic skills, theory and practice of costume construction, through creative application of skills learned in the course.
    • Identify the costume shop operating procedures, organizational structure, and personnel.
    • Demonstrate skill in team work and collaboration.
    • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the materials, techniques, and skills involved in makeup for the theatre and TV.
    • Work effectively and safely using creative problem solving and application skills.
    • Demonstrate microphone wearing and basic care.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    10/16/2014

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    TH 162 - Intro to Technology 2: Scenery and Lighting


    Description:
    Basic introduction to scenic construction and lighting systems common to the theatre. Emphasis on terminology, safe operating procedures and equipment use, basic techniques, and material identification. Required Lab.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: admission to the BFA musical theatre or BFA performance specializations.

    Credits: (3)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Use tools, machines and hardware in a safe and proper fashion to build a piece of theatre scenery.
    • Demonstrate proper use and care for painting tools.
    • Demonstrate how to operate the counterweight fly system while following proper safety protocol.
    • Identify the common materials used in theatre scenery construction.
    • Identify and employ the various tools, fixtures, and accessories frequently used in lighting design.
    • Identify and define the various parts and sub-systems within a theatrical lighting system.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    10/16/2014

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    TH 166 - Theory of Play Production


    Description:
    Theories of production are explored through basic script analysis and the examination of protocol and procedures in the resident production company and a variety of world theatre models.

    Credits: (3)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Develop knowledge and competent use of the theories, styles, and protocol of the theatre profession.
    • Critically comment on the strengths and weaknesses of theatre models, as well as how they might best adapt into a theatre career.
    • Critically comment on the strengths and weakness of their own work as well as the work of their peers.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    2/16/2006

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    TH 201 - Dance Production Application


    Description:
    Skills learned in the classroom are applied to dance production work for public presentation. May be repeated up to 12 credits.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: admission to the theatre major.

    Credits: (1-3)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Analyze a choreographed dance piece in order to create a design concept.
    • Apply the steps of the lighting design process as it relates to dance production.
    • Use the principles of color theory and cueing on stage.
    • Set meetings with collaborators and manage time to meet deadlines on a large project.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    1/20/2011

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    TH 202 - Performance Studio


    Description:
    Skills learned in the classroom are applied to performance in studio work, which may be presented publicly. May be repeated up to 24 credits.

    Credits: (1-3)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Demonstrate the ability to work as part of a team through participation in a theatrical production, and find solutions to common problems encountered while working on a theatrical production.
    • Demonstrate an understanding of performance as a part of the production process, an understanding of the dramatic text, and methods of translating text into a stage production.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    2/16/2006

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    TH 215 - Music Fundamentals I


    Description:
    Basic concepts of the fundamentals of music theory dealing with notation, melody, rhythm and harmony as demonstrated through written and aural analysis.  This course is the first in a three-course harmony sequence.  Courses must be taken in sequence.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: completion of MUS 152A with a B- or above or concurrent enrollment.

    Credits: (3)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Identify, treble and bass clef, the grand staff, note and rest values, simple time signatures, whole and half steps, major and minor pentascales, triads, harmonic and melodic intervals, correct notation of music, analysis and musical terms.
    • Identify intervals, major and minor ascending and descending scales, and various rhythm patterns.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    3/17/2016

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    TH 216 - Music Fundamentals II


    Description:
    Basic concepts of the fundamentals of music theory dealing with notation, melody, rhythm and harmony as demonstrated through written and aural analysis.  This course is the second in a three-course harmony sequence.  Courses must be taken in sequence.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: completion of TH 215 with a B- or above and MUS 153A with a B- or above, or concurrent enrollment in MUS153A.

    Credits: (3)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Identify technical degree names, chromatic scales, augmented and diminished intervals, interval inversions, triads, cadences, transposition, whole tone, pentatonic, blues and octatonic scales, music terminology.
    • Aurally identify intervals, major and minor ascending and descending scales, and rhythmic dictation.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    3/17/2016

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    TH 217 - Music Fundamentals III


    Description:
    Basic concepts of the fundamentals of music theory dealing with notation, melody, rhythm and harmony as demonstrated through written and aural analysis.  This course is the third in a three-course harmony sequence.  Courses must be taken in sequence.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: completion of TH 216 with a B- or above, and completion of MUS 154A with a B- or above or concurrent
    enrollment in MUS154A.

    Credits: (3)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Identify Alto and Tenor clefs, technical degree names, chromatic scales, augmented and diminished intervals, simple and compound interval inversions, dominant and diminished seventh chords, transposition from minor to minor, whole tone, pentatonic, blues and octatonic scales, modes, simple compound and hybrid time, analysis of musical scores, and Italian terms.  Ear training, interval singing, and rhythmic and melodic dictation.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    3/17/2016

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    TH 243 - Singing for Actors


    Description:
    An introduction to the mechanics of singing as applied to presentations of theatrical show music. May be repeated for up to 9 credits.

    Credits: (1)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Identify key and time signatures analyze and interpret lyrics and music
    • Identify and choose music according to appropriate vocal range
    • Demonstrate singing technique designed for musical theatre performance in the presentational style
    • Prepare to audition at the collegiate level

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    2/16/2006

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    TH 244 - Basic Acting I


    Description:
    Theory and practice of essentials of acting craft-development of the actor’s tools, the voice, body, and imagination. Introduction to Stanislavski method, with viewpoints and composition.

    Credits: (3)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Have an understanding of and practice using the actor’s basic tools of voice, body and imagination
    • Develop and use basic acting craft vocabulary and basic acting techniques
    • Identify demonstrate and practice understanding of basic American and European acting methods and schools including Stanislavski, Adler, Strasberg and Meisner
    • Demonstrate and practice using the Stanislavski 10 system steps in scene and monologue analysis
    • Successfully perform stage monologues and dual scenes
    • Identify, discuss, demonstrate and practice stage movement techniques, including viewpoints of time (tempo, duration, kinesthetic response, repetition) and space (shape, gesture, architecture and topography) with composition work
    • Practice working as an ensemble, developing kinesthetic connection through movement
    • Create new works through movement and improvisation
    • Apply the collaborative process through theatre work
    • Critically comment on the strengths and weakness of their own work as well as the work of their peers

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    5/29/2008

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    TH 245 - Basic Acting II


    Description:
    Theory and practic of essential acting craft-development of the actor’s tools, the voice, body, and imagination. Physical theatre techniques, improvisation, scene study.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: TH 244.

    Credits: (3)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Demonstrate a basic acquaintance with the Michael Chekhov acting technique as it applies to the physical instrument: awareness of the human body as an expressive instrument, and its relationship to space; principles of physical creation such as form, rhythm, tempo, repetition, contrast, objectivity, qualities, radiation and imagination.
    • Demonstrate a basic acquaintance with the Michael Chekhov acting technique as it applies to character: Learning and applying the principles of characterization including Center, Personal Atmosphere. Archetype, Imaginary Body, and Psychological Gesture.
    • Demonstrate a basic acquaintance with the Michael Chekhov acting technique as it applies to independent yet interrelated tools of the rehearsal process: techniques that allow the actor to realize Who is playing the Actions, and How they should be played.
    • Use physical acting techniques with text
    • Apply the above techniques and synthesize them using Stanislavski’s IO system steps.in the analysis, preparation, rehearsal and performance of a scene.
    • Apply the above techniques and use them in the creation of a Fictional Character and the performance of an original monologue for the Character.
    • Demonstrate and practice basic Meisner improvisation techniques which lead to: connecting with scene partners, listening, following impulses, pursuing objectives, creating arcs, raising stakes and making active choices based on personal and partner objectives coupled with given circumstances.
    • Devise and rehearse an active organically connected progression of movement choices based on written stage direction and music; demonstrating an understanding of shape, tempo, architecture and topography integrated with character and objective.
    • Apply the collaborative process through theatre work.
    • Critically comment on the strengths and weakness of their own work as well as the work of their peers.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    5/29/2008

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    TH 246 - Basic Acting III


    Description:
    Theory and practice of essential acting craft-development of the actor’s tools, the voice, body, and imagination. Concentration on physical theatre techniques, scene study, and text analysis.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: TH 245.

    Credits: (3)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Demonstrate a basic acquaintance with the Rasaboxes acting technique as it applies to the physical instrument: identification of the nine rasas plus breathing and movement technique as they relate to the rasas
    • Demonstrate a basic acquaintance with the Rasaboxes acting technique as it applies to character: applying the rasas to character objective and subtext, using the rasas as an exploration method
    • Demonstrate a basic acquaintance with the Rasaboxes acting technique as it applies independent yet interrelated tools of the rehearsal process: analysis mid use of the rasas with text
    • Apply the above techniques in improvisational work
    • Use physical acting techniques with text
    • Use text to identify and articulate beats, the character’s interior monologue, objectives and subtext as they relate to Stanislavski’s IO-system steps
    • Synthesize bold physical choices, full physical commitment, adopting another’s point of view, engaging the audience while listening and responding to the audience in a fully realized solo performance
    • Apply the collaborative process through theatre work
    • Critically comment on the strengths and weakness of their own work as well as the work of their peers

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    5/29/2008

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    TH 248 - Vocal Conditioning for the Actor


    Description:
    Study and application of the techniques used in the development of the actor’s foundational vocal conditioning.

    Prerequisites:
    Co-requisite: TH 245.

    Credits: (1)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Apply various vocal production techniques which will include emphasis on support, placement, articulation, use of resonators, and tone focus. Methodologies may include various recognized systems of voice for the actor.
    • Apply various physical techniques supporting vocal production such as relaxation, stillness and focus of movement, flexibility, strength, balance, coordination, posture, alignment, and expanding methods of expression through a body-mind-voice collaboration.
    • Develop effective and relevant quarterly goals for vocal production specific to the student’s individual needs.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    10/16/2014

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    TH 249 - Vocal Conditioning for the Actor II


    Description:
    Study and application of the techniques used in the development of the actor’s foundational vocal shaping.

    Prerequisites:
    Co-requisite: TH 246.

    Credits: (1)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Apply various vocal shaping techniques which will include emphasis on support, placement, articulation, use of resonators, and tone focus. Methodologies may include Lessac, Berry, Linklater, Mayer, and other recognized systems of voice for the actor.
    • Apply various physical techniques supporting vocal shaping like relaxation, stillness and focus of movement, flexibility, strength, balance, coordination, posture, alignment, and expanding methods of expression through a body-mind-voice collaboration.
    • Develop effective and relevant quarterly goals for vocal shaping specific to the student’s individual needs.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    10/16/2014

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    TH 252 - Stage Dance


    Description:
    Dance techniques as they pertain to theatre, such as Contemporary Musical Theatre Jazz, Musical Theatre Tap, Golden Age, Fosse, and others. May be repeated up to 6 credits if topic differs.

    Credits: (1)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Demonstrate dance terminology based on the fundamental terminology of ballet.
    • Demonstrate the terminology and the movement associated in putting together a dance combination in an audition situation.
    • Competently perform and execute a stage dance piece.

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    TH 256 - Sound and Mixing - Aesthetics and Essentials


    Description:
    Students will gain an understanding of how to mix on a digital console. Audio/sound aesthetics and fundamentals will also be the focus of this course. FILM 256 and TH 256 are cross-listed; students may not receive credit for both.

    Credits: (3)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Demonstrate competency on a digital and analog mixing board
    • Display an ability to mix a multi-source input into a coherent and fluid mix.
    • Display fundamental skills on how to maintain and dress microphones on an actor
    • Display basic audio connection and hardware skills.
    • Demonstrate the ability to successfully mix live microphones.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    4/16/2015

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
 

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