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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.
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. Pre or Co-requisites: 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.
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. Co-requisite: ACC 101 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 101 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.
A basic introduction to concepts and philosophical theories underlying the organization of art forms is provided in this course. Through the study of line, form, space, value, color, and texture, as interpreted in both historical and contemporary contexts, the course stresses an understanding of the elements and principles of design in the visual arts. Pre or Corequisite: ENG 101
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
This course presents a survey of art history in western civilizations and other global civilizations, from the Proto-Renaissance through the Rococo and the 19th century. 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 course is an introduction to the fundamentals, history and principles of Printmaking. Emphasis is placed on skill building, technique and craft and Incorporates elements of composition, drawing and painting. Students will study traditional techniques like monoprint, etching, block printing and nontraditional techniques like pronto plate printing and solar plate etching. Through critical thinking, demonstrations, and critiques students will gain an understanding and mastery of the core concepts of printmaking and a portfolio illustrating command of the craft. Student assignments, concepts and proficiency will be assessed through faculty and peer review and critiques.
In this introductory course, students develop basic drawing skills and learn design and color theory to portray fundamental fashion figures, garment designs and accurately portraying clothing, texture, color and print on the figure. Students will learn the vocabulary of garment design and construction. A variety of illustration techniques will be explored.
This course continues to develop individual design, illustration and presentation style. The student will practice advance drawing and rendering techniques while planning and executing a final transfer or interview portfolio including a variety of layouts. Prerequisites: ART 112, FAS124 spring
This introductory course covers the basics of watercolor with an emphasis on contour drawing, composition and color theory as a foundation for painting. Students will work from observation and a variety of subject matter to learn the basic techniques of this classical and versatile medium. Importance is placed on critical thinking and problem solving with lectures on the history and evolution of watercolor emphasizing the British tradition are part of the class.
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