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    Vassar College
   
 
  Oct 17, 2017
 
 
    
Catalogue 2017-2018

Course Descriptions


 

Art: II. Intermediate

   •  ART 275 - Rome: Architecture and Urbanism
   •  ART 279 - Four Architects of the Modern Era
   •  ART 290 - Field Work
   •  ART 298 - Independent Work

Art: III. Advanced

   •  ART 300 - Senior Essay Preparation
   •  ART 301 - Senior Project
   •  ART 312 - Critical Readings in Art History
   •  ART 314 - Seminar in Ancient Art
   •  ART 318 - Object of Devotion, Object of Display: Exhibiting Sacred Art in Secular Space
   •  ART 320 - Seminar in Medieval Art
   •  ART 324 - Representing Architecture
   •  ART 331 - Seminar in Northern Art
   •  ART 332 - Seminar in Italian Renaissance Art
   •  ART 333 - The Art of the Garden in Renaissance and Baroque Italy
   •  ART 358 - Seminar in Asian Art
   •  ART 362 - Seminar in Nineteenth-Century Art
   •  ART 364 - Seminar in Twentieth Century and Contemporary Art
   •  ART 366 - Art and Activism in the United States
   •  ART 367 - Artists' Books from the Women's Studio Workshop
   •  ART 370 - Seminar in Architectural History
   •  ART 382 - Belle Ribicoff Seminar
   •  ART 385 - Seminar in American Art
   •  ART 391 - Advanced Fieldwork in Art Education at Dia: Beacon
   •  ART 399 - Senior Independent Work

Education: I. Introductory

   •  EDUC 136 - Early Childhood Education
   •  EDUC 155 - Building Inclusive Communities
   •  EDUC 162 - Education and Opportunity in the United States
   •  EDUC 163 - Centering Justice: A Speaker Series
   •  EDUC 181 - Understanding and Disrupting the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Education: II. Intermediate

   •  EDUC 235 - Issues in Contemporary Education
   •  EDUC 237 - Early Childhood Education: Theory and Practice
   •  EDUC 245 - The Politics of Language in Schools and Society
   •  EDUC 248 - The Human Rights of Children - Select Issues
   •  EDUC 250 - Introduction to Special Education
   •  EDUC 255 - Race, Representation, and Resistance in U.S. Schools
   •  EDUC 263 - The Adolescent in American Society
   •  EDUC 269 - Constructing School Kids and Street Kids
   •  EDUC 275 - International and Comparative Education
   •  EDUC 278 - Education for Peace, Justice and Human Rights
   •  EDUC 280 - Foreign Language Learning and Teaching: Theory and Practice
   •  EDUC 290 - Field Work
   •  EDUC 297 - Independent Reading
   •  EDUC 298 - Independent Study
   •  EDUC 299 - Vassar Science Education Internship Program

Education: III. Advanced

   •  EDUC 300 - Senior Portfolio: Childhood Education
   •  EDUC 301 - Senior Portfolio: Adolescent Education
   •  EDUC 302 - Senior Thesis/Project
   •  EDUC 303 - Senior Thesis/Project
   •  EDUC 304 - Senior Thesis/Project
   •  EDUC 336 - Childhood Development: Observation and Research Application
   •  EDUC 350 - The Teaching of Reading: Curriculum Development in Childhood Education
   •  EDUC 351 - The Teaching of Reading: Curriculum Development in Childhood Education
   •  EDUC 353 - Pedagogies of Difference: Critical Approaches to Education
   •  EDUC 360 - Workshop in Curriculum Development
   •  EDUC 361 - Seminar: Mathematics and Science in the Elementary Curriculum
   •  EDUC 362 - Student Teaching Practicum: Childhood Education
   •  EDUC 367 - Urban Education Reform
   •  EDUC 372 - Student Teaching
   •  EDUC 373 - Adolescent Literacy
   •  EDUC 384 - Advanced Seminar
   •  EDUC 385 - American Higher Education: Policy and Practice
   •  EDUC 386 - Ghetto Schooling
   •  EDUC 388 - Schooling in America: Preparing Citizens or Producing Workers
   •  EDUC 392 - Multidisciplinary Methods in Adolescent Education
   •  EDUC 399 - Senior Independent Work

English: I. Introductory

   •  ENGL 101 - The Art of Reading and Writing
   •  ENGL 170 - Approaches to Literary Studies
   •  ENGL 174 - Poetry and Philosophy: The Ancient Quarrel
   •  ENGL 177 - Special Topics

English: II. Intermediate

Prerequisite: open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors with one unit of 100-level work or by permission of the associate chair. Students applying for permission to elect 200-level work must present samples of their writing to the associate chair. Freshmen with AP credit may elect 200-level work after consultation with the department and with the permission of the instructor. First-year students who have completed ENGL 101  may elect 200-level work with permission of the instructor. Intermediate writing courses are not open to Freshmen.

   •  ENGL 203 - These American Lives: New Journalisms
   •  ENGL 205 - Introductory Creative Writing
   •  ENGL 206 - Introductory Creative Writing
   •  ENGL 207 - Intermediate Creative Writing: Literary Non-Fiction
   •  ENGL 208 - Intermediate Creative Writing: Literary Non-Fiction
   •  ENGL 209 - Advanced Creative Writing: Narrative
   •  ENGL 210 - Advanced Creative Writing: Narrative
   •  ENGL 211 - Advanced Creative Writing: Verse
   •  ENGL 212 - Advanced Creative Writing: Verse
   •  ENGL 213 - The English Language
   •  ENGL 214 - Process, Prose, Pedagogy
   •  ENGL 215 - Pre-modern Drama: Text and Performance before 1800
   •  ENGL 216 - Modern Drama: Text and Performance after 1800
   •  ENGL 217 - Literary Theory and Interpretation
   •  ENGL 218 - Literature, Gender, and Sexuality
   •  ENGL 222 - Founding of English Literature
   •  ENGL 223 - The Founding of English Literature
   •  ENGL 225 - American Literature, Origins to 1865
   •  ENGL 226 - American Literature, 1865-1925
   •  ENGL 227 - The Harlem Renaissance and its Precursors
   •  ENGL 228 - African American Literature
   •  ENGL 229 - Asian-American Literature, 1946-present
   •  ENGL 230 - Latina and Latino Literature
   •  ENGL 231 - Native American Literature
   •  ENGL 235 - Old English
   •  ENGL 236 - Beowulf
   •  ENGL 237 - Chaucer
   •  ENGL 238 - Middle English Literature
   •  ENGL 240 - Shakespeare
   •  ENGL 241 - Shakespeare
   •  ENGL 242 - Shakespeare
 

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