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ARH 206 - Modern Art

Stony Brook / University Center | Winter 2019-20
January 7, 2020 — 
An introduction to the history of modern art, beginning with French Rococo and concluding with themes and concerns of a globally interconnected art world. Particular attention will be given to the rise of Modernism in Europe, the role of artists and artistic movements in social and political change, and the relationship of contemporary artistic practice to technology, social media and visual culture.
Section: 30
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ARH 207 - Digital Media: History/Theory

Stony Brook / University Center | Winter 2019-20
January 7, 2020 — 
An introduction to historical and theoretical issues in digital media. Following discussion of basic concepts in studying digital media, the course focuses on examining the history of computer technologies, and their theoretical implications and cultural ramifications in the present.
Section: 30
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ARH 208 - History of Photography

Stony Brook / University Center | Winter 2019-20
January 7, 2020 — 
A historical survey of the technical, theoretical, and aesthetic development of black-and-white and color still photography and its close interrelationship with the evolution of modern art.
Section: 30
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ARH 209 - Arts of the United States

Stony Brook / University Center | Winter 2019-20
January 7, 2020 — 
An introduction to the history of painting, sculpture, and architecture in the United States from the late colonial period to World War II. Particular emphasis will be given to understanding art's changing forms and meanings and its relationship to crucial themes and developments in American history: the impact of national expansion, for example, and of immigration, urbanization, and modernization more generally. The course will also focus on the varied images of American society created by artists of diverse class, racial, and ethnic backgrounds.
Section: 30
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MUS 101 - Introduction to Music

Stony Brook / University Center | Winter 2019-20
January 7, 2020 — 
An introduction to music of the Western classical tradition. This course covers basic concepts and vocabulary such as melody, harmony, rhythm, counterpoint, and form, as well as particular pieces of Western classical music. Various compositions and genres are considered in relation to the cultural and ideological values they embody, and the historical contexts in which they emerge. No previous musical training is assumed. Not for credit after MUS 130.
Section: 30
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MUS 109 - Rock, Popular Music, & Society

Stony Brook / University Center | Winter 2019-20
January 7, 2020 — 
A study of rock and related popular musical traditions in the United States. The music is investigated through consideration of its: 1) musical constituents (rhythm, form, pitch structure, instrumental texture, and vocal style), 2) historical development, beginning with its roots in earlier folk and popular styles through to the present, and 3) social meanings, uses, and ramifications.
Section: 30
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LIN 330 - Language Acquisition

Stony Brook / University Center | Winter 2019-20
January 7, 2020 — 
Introduction to the field of language acquisition. Issues include cognitive processes, role of innate ability and environment, developmental stages, individual variation, universal tendencies, interaction of language and cognition, bilingualism, similarities and differences between first- and second-language acquisition, and language disorders.
Section: 30
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WRT 303 - The Personal Essay

Stony Brook / University Center | Winter 2019-20
January 7, 2020 — 
We all have stories to tell about our lives. In this course, we will explore how to tell them through the personal essay, a notoriously slippery and flexible form that we will engage by writing our own personal essays, as well as by reading and responding to writers who work in that genre. Students will also prepare a personal statement for their application to graduate or professional school, or for another academic or professional opportunity.
Section: 30
3
credits

WRT 303 - The Personal Essay

Stony Brook / University Center | Winter 2019-20
January 7, 2020 — 
We all have stories to tell about our lives. In this course, we will explore how to tell them through the personal essay, a notoriously slippery and flexible form that we will engage by writing our own personal essays, as well as by reading and responding to writers who work in that genre. Students will also prepare a personal statement for their application to graduate or professional school, or for another academic or professional opportunity.
Section: 31
3
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WRT 101 - Introductory Writing Workshop

Stony Brook / University Center | Winter 2019-20
January 7, 2020 — 
An introduction to the foundations of writing, offering students a variety of rhetorical strategies and helping them develop creative and critical thinking, fluency, and correctness. Coursework creates ample opportunities for significant practice in reading, writing, and critical analysis. Emphasis on writing as a revision-based process. WRT 101 prepares students for WRT 102 and postsecondary academic writing. Prerequisite: a grade of C or better in WAE 194 or Writing Placement score of 3.
Section: 30