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Students are introduced to basic principles and concepts of accounting in this course. Topics include the accounting cycle, accruals and deferrals, preparation of financial statements, internal control, and an in-depth study of current assets. Prerequisite: MAT 098 or equivalent. Co-requisite: ENG 101.
Students continue to develop an understanding of accounting principles and concepts, in this course which provides for the study of forms of business equity, plant and long-term assets, current and long-term liabilities and cash flow analysis. Prerequisite: ACC 101 with a grade of C or better.
Students are introduced to basic concepts of financial accounting and reporting in this course. Students study the environment of accounting, the accounting model and the use of financial statements for business decision making. Key topics include accruals and deferrals, current assets, long-term assets and debt, and corporate equity. Prerequisites: MAT 115 or higher.
Students will study fundamental accounting concepts that are useful to management in planning and controlling its operation. Topics include the measurement of cost, costing systems, cost-volume-profit analysis, cost allocation, budgeting, capital investing, and performance evaluation. Prerequisites: ACC 102 or ACC 200 with a grade of C or better, MAT 100 or higher.
Students are introduced to the federal income tax system and how it applies to different forms of business organization. Emphasis is on the determination of tax liabilities for the sole proprietorship, partnership and S corporations. Accounting principles and practices are linked to business tax planning. Prerequisite: ACC 102 or ACC 200.
Students are introduced to payroll practices, the determination of payroll liabilities, and the preparation of quarterly and annual reports required by governmental agencies. Also covered will be the maintenance of sales tax records, determining sales tax liability and the preparation of state sales tax filings. Prerequisite: ACC 102 or ACC 200 with a grade of C- or better.
Students are introduced to the specialized financial accounting and reporting standards applicable to the governmental and not-for-profit sectors as well as the basic processes of business-type accounting. Students will explore financial reporting and financial statement analysis, with illustrations drawn from financial reports prepared by actual governments and not-for-profit organizations. The course will also cover the latest accounting standards issued by the standards-setting bodies (GASB and FASB). Prerequisites: ACC 101 and 102, or ACC 200; ACC 102 may be taken as a co-requisite.
Students are introduced to drawing elements and principles through an analysis of form and space. Emphasis is on the organization of line, value, mass, and structure in the development of disciplined draftsmanship and imaginative composition. Using a variety of drawing media, students create from still life, landscape, and the figure. 1 hr. lect.; 4 hrs. studio. Prerequisite: Enrollment by advisement. This course is reserved for art majors.
An introduction to painting concepts, this course stresses the relationship of composition and color through perceptual experiences in drawing and painting.
This course presents a beginning survey of art history in western civilizations and other global civilizations, from antiquity through the Middle Ages. Students are provided with the opportunity to evaluate various art forms as influenced by traditional, cultural, social and religious conditions, technological progress, and industrial civilization. Pre or Corequisite: ENG 101
Students study the history of Modern Art: Post-Impressionism to the present day.
This is an introduction to drawing elements and principles for non-Art majors. Students base their drawings on direct observation of still life and landscape subject matter.
This course is an introduction to the computer hardware and software used in image manipulation and enhancement, and design layout used in digital art for visual communication. The course will include fundamental design as well as practical/real-world projects, magazine covers, etc. for a broad understanding and use of electronic and print media. The syllabus will cover history, digital scanning, internet/web, image manipulation and layout software. This course prepares students for further studies in Fine Arts and Graphic Design. Lab fee. 1 hr. lect.; 3 hrs. lab.
This course is an introduction to traditional and digital photographic techniques, basic computer-based image processing and inkjet printing. A strong emphasis will be placed on developing aesthetic judgment through a series of assignments and critiques. Students will need a digital camera of reasonable quality (no camera phones). The department will provide all other required supplies and equipment
The two-dimensional surface and its structural possibilities are addressed in this course. Relationships between space and the elements and theory of design are studied. Students also gain hands-on experience in developing the necessary basic skills and techniques for using traditional media and the computer as design tools. 2 hr. lect.; 4 hrs. studio. Lab fee. Prerequisite: Enrollment in this course is by advisement. This course is reserved for art majors.
This course will build a functional base in digital photography techniques and applications for graphic design majors. Students will learn how to enhance designs, layouts and artwork with digital images, and also gain practical experience in photography and advertising. Students will produce images, tell a story with them and sell a client on their ideas for a particular product using those images. Students will experience the skills needed for advertising photography, what should be expected on a photo shoot, and how to create good images on their own.
Pre or Corequisites: ART 124, ART 161 or by department approval.
In this course students continue to develop drawing skills working exclusively from the human figure and anatomy. Emphasis is placed on the organization of line, value, mass, and structure through short gestural drawings and more developed longer drawings from live models and the human skeleton. Using a variety of traditional and experimental drawing media and techniques students develop a strong understanding of the human figure and its importance in art history and relevance to a visual arts training. Assistance will be given with the development of portfolios for transfer to 4-year art degree programs. This course is reserved for fine art majors. 1 hr. lect, 4 hrs. studio. Prerequisite: ART 104.
Students develop basic fashion drawing skills and learn design and color theory to portray fundamental fashion figures and garment designs. Prerequisite: ART 103 and 104 or by department approval.
This is a capstone course in the Fine Arts curriculum where students will work on advanced level studio projects and learn how to produce a professional portfolio. Emphasis is placed on a series of independent projects developing personalized subject matter, with the guidance of faculty. 1 hr. lect.; 4 hr. studio.
This course will introduce the student to artists, engineers, designers, manufacturers, and consumers to establish a definition of design history in the 20th century The course will show the connections of the above mentioned via a broad interdisciplinary view of the economic, social, and esthetic values that determine a meaning for design throughout the century and how it may apply to the present. The course will cover numerous disciplines that include advertising, architecture, fashion, graphic design, industrial design, and performing and visual arts. An emphasis will be placed on the graphic arts and the consumer. Prerequisites: ART 107 & 108 or ART 109 & 110.