Course Descriptions
UNM Taos


1157 County Road 110
Ranchos de Taos, NM 87557

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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

AAST 112. KEYBOARDING APPLICATIONS. (3)

This course is designed to help students develop skills and knowledge in the preparation of various types of business correspondence (memos, letters, reports, etc.), in the preparation of statistical communications, and in special development and control in the operation of the typewriter. Prerequisite: ASM AS 111. $25 Lab Fee.

AAST 124. INTRODUCTION TO WORDPROCESSING. (3)

An introductory course designed to acquaint students with basic concepts of word processing. Students will learn to create, edit, file, retrieve and print various types of documents produced in an office. Prerequisite: AAST 111 or permission of instructor. $25 Lab Fee.

AAST 230. BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS. (3)

This course is designed to help students develop verbal communication skills in a business environment and in composing various business letters, reports, proposals, minutes, and other types of written communication. $25 Lab Fee.

AAST 271. OFFICE ACCOUNTING PROCEDURES. (3)

This course will provide a background in the basic accounting procedures used to operate a business. The accounting procedures presented will serve as a sound background for enjoyment in office jobs as well as preparation for studying advanced business courses in college. Office Accounting Procedures will cover financial reports, the double-entry accounting system, the accounting cycle, and payroll. $25 Lab Fee.

GNST 293. MEDICAL OFFICE PROCEDURES. (3)

This course provides students with a brief overview and understanding of the business of dentistry and other medical fields. Included will be management of patient records, graphical charting, overdue accounts, appointment scheduling, billing and receipting, and handling insurance claims with ADA codes. The above skills will help enhance patient service; streamline practice operations; increase treatment acceptance and improve the financial bottom line. $25 Lab Fee.

AMERICAN STUDIES

AMST 182. INTRO TO ENVIRONMENT SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY. (3)

An introduction to the socially and politically constructed values directing Americans' attitudes toward nature, science and technology and to the impacts of those attitudes on built and natural environments regionally, nationally and globally.

AMST 184. T: INTRO TO AMERICAN POPULAR CULTURE. (3)

Survey of basic concepts of popular culture and methods for its study. Source materials are drawn from diverse areas-television, film, comics, music and sports.

AMST 251. CHICANO EXPERIENCE IN THE UNITED STATES. (3)

Investigation of the historical and social conditions that have shaped the development of Chicano life.

ANTHROPOLOGY

ANTH 110. LANGUAGE, CULTURE, AND THE HUMAN ANIMAL. (3)

Fundamentals of anthropological linguistics. The biological, structural, psychological, and social nature of language implications for cross-cultural theory, research, and applications. Cross listed with LING 101.

ANTH 130. CULTURES OF THE WORLD. (3)

Basic concepts and methods of cultural anthropology. Selected cultures, ranging from preliterate societies to aspects of urban civilization.

APPLIED ARTS & CRAFTS

AAC 114. METAL CASTING. (3)

The focus of this class will be to bring out the creativity and ingenuity of students by incorporating new three-dimensional concepts through the introduction of working with various textures and hard and soft wax, organic, inorganic, as well as stones of every kind. $70 Lab Fee.

AAC 130. PUEBLO POTTERY TECHNIQUES. (3)

This course will be a combination hands-on examination of the process of pottery making and an exploration into the artistic traditions of the Native Americans who create pottery as an integral part of their lives. We will gather, process, and prepare the clay and related materials in much the same way that Native people have done for the last two thousand years in the American Southwest. Through a series of readings and discussions, the class will examine the concept of ethno-aesthetics and ethnographic importance of pottery making and how the process and end results represent a glimpse into the world of the Pueblo people. Co-requisites: ARTS 122 OR instructor permission. $65 Lab Fee. (Does not include student materials).

AAC 142. MONOTYPE. (3)

This is an intermediate level course in printmaking with emphasis on the monotype process including embossing, stencil and mask, and chine collée. We will explore the varied possibilities of the monotype medium while also developing safe and non-toxic printmaking procedures. Additive and subtractive methods, as well as water-based and oil inks, crayons, and pencils, will be used. Technical and aesthetic considerations will be addressed in one-on-one instruction and group critique. $65 Lab Fee. (Does not include student materials).

AAC 143. SAFE ETCHING-INTAGLIO. (3)

This is an intermediate course in Printmaking, concentrating on alternative non-toxic methods that replace traditional toxic materials. Techniques for both hard and soft grounds lift processes and aquatint will be covered. Etching is an extremely versatile media allowing for bold sculptural imagery, delicate line and subtle tonal appealing to a wide range of artistic concerns. $65 Lab Fee.

AAC 166. STILL LIFE. (3)

In this class students will draw and paint. They will also seek explorations and analysis of line, value, shape, texture, and color. Students will explore concepts of both organic and non-representative forms as they relate to still life objects. Co-requisite: ARTS 106 or AAC 101T or instructor permission. $30 Lab Fee. (does not include student materials).

AAC 293. T: PUEBLO POTTERY II. (3)

Continued hands-on examination of the process of pottery making in the Pueblo tradition for intermediate and advanced students. Co-requisites: AAC 130T or instructor permission. $65 Lab Fee. (Does not include student materials).

AAC 293. T: DIGITAL PORTFOLIO (3)

This course will train students to photograph their art using digital equipment and to produce and develop a digital image portfolio. Related hardware and software will be introduced as will a range of digital media terms and methodology. Training will include an Adobe Photoshop CS3 primer in the area of image input, modes, correction, sampling, formatting, file storage, output, and archival storage. $40 Lab Fee.

AAC 293. T: MUSUEM INTERNSHIP. (3)

In this Internship, students assist Museum Association of Taos with specific projects related to museum operations. Concentration may emphasize education, public programs, publicity, exhibitions or collections. By permission of Academy Head of Arts and Museum Director.

AAC 293. T: REALISTIC PAINTING. (3)

Students will learn realistic painting representation techniques while working independently on developing an individual passionate body of work with an emphasis on research, investigation, and development of mood, subject matter, lighting and composition. $30 Lab Fee.

AAC 293. T: CLAY SCULPTURE. (3)

Hand-build ceramic sculptures from intimate to large –scale. Assignments will include figurative work with a model as well as abstract. $65 Lab Fee.

AAC 293. T: CREATING & RECORDING MUSIC W/ A COMPUTER. (3)

This course teaches the principles of animation while introducing students to the development of character movement and simple modeling, texturing and lighting. The skills learned in this class will be easily translated to a variety of software.

AAC 293. T: COMPUTER ANIMATION. (3)

This course introduces students to the musical options that exist with a computer. Students will be able to record and compose music using a number of programs and techniques.

AAC 293. T: WATERCOLOR APPLICATIONS. (3)

Painting on site with emphasis on landscape uses basic techniques of various water-soluble media. This includes lecture, demonstration, practice and critique. Prerequisites: ARTS 106 OR 121 OR 207 OR instructor permission. $25 Lab Fee.

ART HISTORY

ARTH 101. INTRODUCTION TO ART. (3)

A beginning course in the fundamental concepts of the visual arts; the language of form and the media of artistic expression. Readings and slide lectures supplemented by museum exhibition attendance.

ARTH 202. HISTORY OF ART II. (3)

Western Art from the Early Renaissance to Impressionism. $25 Lab Fee.

ARTH 251. ARTISTIC TRADITIONS OF SW. (3)

Interrelationships of Native American, Hispanic and Anglo cultures from prehistoric times to the present, emphasizing the major forms of expression-pottery, textiles, jewelry, architecture, painting and photography.

ART STUDIO

ARTS 106. DRAWING I. (3)

Basic drawing concepts include the expressive use of contour, value, perspective and composition while exploring both dry and wet media. Assigned problems may include still life, landscape, portraiture or the figure. Suggested co- requisite: ARTH 101. $30 Lab Fee.

ARTS 125. ART PRACTICES I. (3)

This is an interdisciplinary course, exploring the thematic concepts and diverse media that are central to the nature of art making today. Art Practices I will investigate issues of LIGHT, FRAME, and MARK. $30 Lab Fee.

ARTS 141. INTRO TO ART AND ECOLOGY. (3)

Introduction to basic fabrication methods as they relate to object making and small-scale sculpture. Co-requisite ARTS 121. $40 Lab Fee.

ARTS 168. CERAMICS I. (3)

This is an introduction to clay forms, hand-built and wheel-thrown techniques, slip, glazes and stoneware. Suggested Co-requisites: ARTS 106, 122. $65 Lab Fee. (Does not include student materials.) $65 Lab Fee.

ARTS 187. INTRO TO PHOTOGRAPHY. (3)

This course is an introduction to photographic vision and photographic techniques. Suggested co-requisite ARTS 121. $55 Lab Fee. (does not include student materials.)

ARTS 205. DRAWING II. (3)

Further concentration on basic drawing concepts with greater emphasis on descriptive and perceptual drawing skills using both wet and dry media. Course will be taught with an emphasis on the human figure and composition. Students will be working with live models, beginning with the nude and advancing to the clothed figure. Prerequisites: 106 and 121. $30 Lab Fee. (Does not include student materials)

ARTS 207. PAINTING I. (3)

This course utilizes painting materials and techniques, integrating basic drawing concepts with color theory and composition. Emphasis on descriptive and perceptual skills through assigned problems will explore aspects of still life, landscape, portraiture, and/or the figure. Pre-requisites: ARTS 106 OR 121 OR Pre or Co-requisite: ARTS 205 OR instructor permission. $45 Lab Fee.

ARTS 208. PAINTING II. (3)

Continued exploration of the painting concepts and techniques presented in 207. Working from imagination as well as observation, emphasizing the expressive potential of the medium. Prerequisite: ARTS 207. $45 Lab Fee.

ARTS 240. INSIDE THE OUTSIDE. (3)

This course will knit together land art from the 1960's with the present ecological practice of art with lectures and readings. $40 Lab Fee.

ARTS 257. SMALL METAL CONSTRUCTION II. (3)

A continuation of ARTS 157. Fabrication skills are further developed and refined. Emphasis is on developing a deeper understanding of form/content as it relates to intimate scale. Pre-requisites: ARTS 122, 157. Co-requisite 106. $70 Lab Fee.

ARTS 268. CERAMICS II. (3)

Continuation of ARTS 168 with emphasis placed on the mastery of ceramic processes and development of a personal aesthetic. Pre-requisites: 122, 168. $65 Lab Fee.

ARTS 274. INTRODUCTION TO PRINTMAKING. (3)

Fundamental techniques, methods and expressive potentials of the major printmaking process, including monotype, etching, lithography, woodcut, and xerography. Instruction includes lecture, demonstrations, practice, and critique. Prerequisites ARTS 106, 121. Co requisite ARTS 205 or 207. $65 Lab Fee.

ASTRONOMY

ASTR 101. INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY. (3)

Conceptual description of our fascinating universe: early astronomy, Newtonian synthesis, Earth, Moon, planets, asteroids, comets, the Sun, our solar system, stars, black holes, galaxies, dark matter, dark energy and cosmological mysteries.

ASTR 101L. ASTRONOMY LABORATORY. (3)

Intended as an adjunct to ASTR 101, this course deals with elementary techniques in astronomical observations.

BIOLOGY

BIOL 110. BIOLOGY FOR NON-MAJORS. (3)

Biological principles important for the non-major in today's world. Ecological, evolutionary and molecular topics.

BIOL 112L. BIOLOGY LAB NON MAJORS. (1)

An optional laboratory which may be taken concurrently with or subsequent to 110. One 3-hour lab per week including plant and animal diversity, techniques and investigation of current issues.

BIOL 123. BIOLOGY FOR HEALTH RELATED SCIENCES AND NON-MAJORS. (3)

Principles of cell biology, genetics, and organismic biology. 3 lectures, 3 hrs lab. (Credit not allowed for both 123 and 110.)

BIOL 124L. BIOLOGY FOR HEALTH RELATED SCIENCES AND NON-MAJORS LAB. (1)

One credit optional laboratory to accompany 123. Pre- or co-requisite: 123.

BIOL 202. GENETICS. (3)

Mitosis, meiosis, Mendelian genetics, chromosomes and inheritance, molecular basis of inheritance, genes to proteins, genetic models (viruses and bacteria), eukaryotic genomes, genetic basis of development and overview of genomes. Prerequisites: 201 and (CHEM 121L or 131L). Pre- or Corequisite: CHEM 122 or 122L.

BIOL 203. ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION. (3)

Darwinian principles, origin of the earth, the fossil record and diversification of ancient life, evolution of populations, origin of species, phylogenetics, introduction to ecology and the biosphere, behavioral ecology, population ecology, community ecology, ecosystem ecology and conservation biology. Lab material includes a survey of the diversity of life.

BIOL 237. HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I (3)

An integrated study of human structure and function to include histology, skeletal, muscular and nervous systems. Prerequisites: (123 and 124L) or 201 and (CHEM 111L or 121L). Three lectures.

BIOL 238. HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II. (3)

Continuation of BIOL 237. Cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, excretory, reproductive, and endocrine system. Pre-requisite: BIOL 237. This course will be utilizing Web CT. All students enrolled in this course must have a UNM Net ID. If you do not yet have one, you can obtain one by logging on to the following URL: netid.unm.edu.

BIOL 239. MICROBIOLOGY FOR HEALTH SCIENCES. (4)

Introduction to microbiology with emphasis on principles of infection and immunity. Pre-requisites: 121L and 4 hrs of Chemistry. Not accepted toward a biology major. 4 hrs. Lab required for pharmacy students, 3 hrs. Lab required for nursing and dental hygiene students. (Credit not allowed for both BIOL 239L, 351 and 352L.) This course will be utilizing Web CT. All students enrolled in this course must have a UNM Net ID. If you do not yet have one, you can obtain one by logging on to the following URL: netid.unm.edu.

BIOL 247L. ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY LABORATORY I (1)

Laboratory work using cadavers. Anatomy stressed with appropriate physiological work. Topics integrated with 237. Pre- or corequisite: 237.

BIOL 248L. ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY LABORATORY II. (1)

Continuation of BIOL 247L. Topics integrated with 238. Pre- or Co-requisite: BIOL 238. 3 hrs. Lab.

BIOL 299. T: FOREST ECOLOGY. (3)

The course will start from scratch in developing an understanding of ecology in general and forest ecology in particular through specific topics, related as much as possible to local situations. Ample use will be made of student group activities using lectures and selected written material on each topic included in the outline. Students will be encouraged to select related topics of their choice to develop throughout the course including short papers and a term paper. Group discussions on their specific topics will be accommodated to greatest extent possible.

BIOL 299. T: INTRO TO VETINARY MEDICINE. (3)

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY

BSTC 299. PROFESSIONAL READINESS. (3)

This course will prepare students for entry into the work force and includes interview skills and practice, resume and cover letter writing, networking and professional presentation/conduct. Students will have the opportunity to learn from business and human resources professionals as well as participate in internships and cooperative work.

CHEMISTRY

CHEM 122. GENERAL CHEMISTRY II. (3)

Continuation of CHEM 121. Prerequisite: Prerequisite: ACT=>25 or SAT=>570 or MATH 121 or MATH 123 or MATH 150 or MATH 162 or MATH 163 or MATH 180 or MATH 181 or MATH 264 and (121 and 123L) or 131L. Pre or Co-requisite: 124L.

CHEM 124L. GENERAL CHEMISTRY II LAB. (1)

Lab for CHEM 122.

CHICANO HISPANO MEXICANO STUDIES

CHMS 201. INTRO CHICANO HISP MEX STUDIES. (3)

Introductory survey of the Mexican American experience in the United States, with special reference to New Mexico. Exploration of historical, political, social, and cultural dimensions.

COMMUNICATION & JOURNALISM

CJ 130. PUBLIC SPEAKING. (3)

Analysis, preparation, and presentation of speeches. A performance course.

COMMUNITY & REGIONAL PLANNING

CRP 181. INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS. (3)

This course explores the development of the major issues, concepts and methods emerging from the relationship of social systems and the natural environment. By taking a broad view of cultural geography, students will consider human-environment interaction as a factor of individual and community need, political and social organization, and ecological change. Students will explore issues and conditions prevalent among traditional, rural, and larger communities in the contemporary American west, as well as consider compatibility and sustainability factors within the carrying capacity of specific landscapes or watershed features.

We will examine several current issues specific to the Southwestern Region in detail, inviting collaborative program members and lead agency managers, among others, to discuss trends, policies and procedures that address a range of social and environmental objectives. Questions related to this study include: How does the level of human integration with the natural environment influence overall resource access and decision-making? Are issues-based stakeholder groups representative of the potential for collaboration among local citizens? What methods are used to determine, plan and implement any perceived desired future outcomes?

COMPUTER SCIENCE

CS 150L. COMPUTING FOR BUSINESS STUDENTS. (3)

Students will use personal computers in campus laboratories to learn to use word processors, spreadsheets and database management systems. The course will cover access to the World Wide Web and other topics of current importance to business students. Course cannot apply to major in Computer Science. Pre-requisite: MATH 120. $30 Lab Fee.

COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY

CT 102LT. INTRODUCTION TO MICROCOMPUTERS. (3)

Students will be introduced to basic word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications. Hands-on exercises as well as classroom discussion will be utilized to provide beginners with a solid foundation for further computer study. $25 Lab Fee.

CT 106LT. MICROSOFT WORD. (3)

The student will be introduced to advanced word processing techniques using Microsoft Word. The class content involves document design and formatting as well as files management. Emphasis will be put on efficiency in application. $25 Lab Fee.

CT 107LT. MICROSOFT EXCEL. (3)

The course introduces the student to the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet application. Beginning and more advanced topics will be offered. Course content includes spreadsheet layout and design as well as file management. Pre-requisite: CT 102LT or equivalent Windows experience. $25 Lab Fee.

CT 108LT. POWERPOINT. (3)

Learning Power Point Pro starts with basics. Students will become familiar with PowerPoint screens and the various screen elements. Students will then learn the fundamentals of creating effective multimedia presentations. By the end of the course students will create their own presentations using their own information. $25 Lab Fee.

CT 109LT. DESKTOP PUBLISHING 1. (3)

Students will learn desktop publishing in a production environment using the Macintosh computer. Course content includes page layout and design using text and graphics as well as file management. $25 Lab Fee.

CT 110LT. DIGITAL IMAGERY 1. (3)

The course introduces students to computer graphics on the Macintosh computer using Adobe Photoshop. Students will create, modify, and prepare various computer-generated rasterized image documents. Course content includes document scanning and resizing as well as producing digital artwork. $25 Lab Fee.

CT 113LT. MULTI-MEDIA 1. (3)

Using 20 hours of supplied video footage, the student will learn video editing and multimedia publishing using Mac OS X. You will learn the fundamentals of video editing by learning the importance of workflow combining image, sound, animation and text for output to various file formats for computer, the Web, DVD or to tape. Lastly, you will produce your own project either from material you supply or shoot with one of the school's cameras. $ 25 Lab Fee.

CT 114LT. INTRODUCTION TO WORLD WIDE WEB PUBLISHING. (3)

The course introduces students to producing World Wide Web home pages for publication on the Internet using the Macintosh computer. Students will gain experience in browsing the World Wide Web as well as designing, writing, and maintaining web pages. Content includes HTML, links and URLs, images, sound, and video. $25 Lab Fee.

CT 125L. INTRO TO MACINTOSH. (3)

The course provides an overview of the operation of the Macintosh computer and its applications. Students will be introduced to various application programs including word processing, spreadsheets, database management, and desktop publishing. Content also includes desk accessories, file and folder management. $25 Lab Fee.

CT 190L. DESKTOP PUBLISHING 2. (3)

The student will gain experience in planning, implementing and managing professional desktop publishing projects. Course content includes pricing, assembling, and profitability in the publishing environment. $25 Lab Fee.

CT 191LT. ADVANCED WORLD WIDE WEB PUBLISHING. (3)

The course is a continuation of CT 114LT and furthers the students' knowledge of WWW publishing. Students will gain experience with animation, audio, image maps, and a variety of other advances topics. Lab Fee $25.

CT 207LT. QUICKBOOKS. (3)

QuickBooks Pro is the most popular personal and business accounting program in the country. Knowledge of this program can give students command of their personal and business data, along with job and career possibilities. Pre-requisite: CT102LT or equivalent Windows experience. $25 Lab Fee.

CT 210LT. DIGITAL IMAGERY 2. (3)

It focuses on several areas of Photoshop that are key to producing quality print and web images. Color editing by selection techniques and curves control. Making professional composition of images using Photoshop layers, and to understand how to handle different types of file extension, how to convert them, and how to handle large file sizes. $25 Lab Fee.

CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY

CNST 293. T: 3D CAD. (3)

This entry level course will introduce basic residential architectural computer-aided modeling based on the Google Sketch-Up software. Students will learn how to convert their own freehand sketch into basic 3-dimensional computer models and presentation drawings. $25 Lab Fee.

CNST 293. T: SOUTHWEST LANDSCAPING. (3)

Learn how to plant, prune, and care for the native and naturalized plants in Taos County. This basic course is specifically designed for the homeowners and landscapers in our desert area. $25 Lab Fee.

CNST 293. T: INTRODUCTION TO SOLAR TECHNOLOGY. (3)

An introduction to the design, sizing and installation of solar hot water heating, solar radiant floor heating, and solar electric (photovoltaic) systems. $25 Lab Fee.

CNST 293. T: INTRODUCTION TO WELDING. (3)

In this course students learn the basics of welding, cutting and fabrication. Tools, safety procedures and assembly will be demonstrated. Students will construct individual projects. $25 Lab Fee.

CNST 293.T: BUILDING SCIENCE. (3)

Building science is the study of how buildings function under varying conditions. Students will learn how the building functions as a system by learning about and testing building components and materials. This is an important skill for designers, engineer technicians, energy auditors and LEED practicioners. This course provides the essential toolbox of understanding how to succeed in designing and building homes and small commercial buildings that are green, energy efficient, sustainable and effectively utilizing passive and active solar strategies. $25 Lab Fee.

Success in this class will lead to a greater understanding of the building envelope, mechanical systems efficiency and how it applies to actually weatherizing a home- making it more comfortable, healthy and energy efficient. We will look at different ways of Home Energy Auditing and how to prioritize any construction services (remodeling or retrofitting) called for in the audit. This course will help students gain hands on knowledge of Home Energy Rating or Weatherization and be an excellent preparation for BPI Building Analyst or HERS rater coursework and certification. $25 Lab Fee.

CNST 293. T: METAL SHOP. (3)

This course is for advanced students who will construct individual metal projects with the assistance of an Instructor. Tools and safety procedures will be demonstrated. $25 Lab Fee.

CNST 293. T: BASIC TREE CARE II. (3)

Advanced Topics on trees, shrubs and vines. Have a complete understanding of how trees,shrubs and vines survive in Taos County. Teachings on the best management practices for trees. $25 Lab Fee.

CNST 293. T: ADVANCED ELECTRICAL WIRING. (3)

Students will learn all aspects of residential wiring with hands on training, discussion, study of the Electrical Code and reading electrical plans. At the end of the course the student will be able to wire a simple residence. $25 Lab Fee.

CNST 293. T: ADVANCED PLUMBING. (3)

CNST 293. T: SUSTAINABLE SYSTEMS LAB. (3)

This course demonstrates sustainable construction techniques by building a mini-house. The focus is on hands-on skill development in electrical, plumbing and carpentry while incorporating the use of green building materials. During the building experience students learn how the design incorporates passive and active solar heating, hot water, photovoltaics, and rainwater harvesting. $25 Lab Fee

CNST 293.T: GREEN BUILDING. (3)

Students will learn about green building materials and techniques used in building and maintaining shelters in ways that reduce the negative impact upon our health and the earth. Students will become proficient with understanding and using Green Building concepts and practices and will be involved in the hands-on construction of projects, including a small demonstration building. $25 Lab Fee.

CNST 293. T: SOLAR THERMAL SYSTEMS. (3)

Introduction and understanding of solar thermal systems as they relate to space heating and domestic hot water for single family homes. Advantages/disadvantages of open and closed loop systems. Installation, commissioning, maintenance and servicing solar thermal systems. Solar concentrating, pool heating, air systems as well as solar cooling will also be discussed. $25 Lab Fee.

CNST 293. PHOTOVOLTAICS. (3)

This course will introduce the students to the components, material, and associated equipment to install a photovoltaic system. We will cover the different types of photovoltaic arrays. We will cover how, where, and by what method the array is to be installed. It will be a discussion/recitation, hand - on type class with the student acutely working with the tools and materials that are associated the installation of a photovoltaic system. The course will be one that the student is very much involved in as an on hands project, getting to feel the material, tools, and procedures of installation. $25 Lab Fee.

MGMT 190. INTRO TO GREEN BUSINESS. (3)

What does it mean to develop a business that is sustainable? This class will look at green business networks, associations, and trade journals and each student will create a viable business plan from idealistic vision statement to 3 year plan, budget, market analysis and pilot project. Considerations around incorporation, partnership and executive role will also be examined.

CRIMINAL JUSTICE

CRJS 101. INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE. (3)

An introductory course in the history and philosophy of the U.S. criminal justice system. The legislative and constitutional framework of the system is covered and each of the major components (the police, courts, corrections, and industrial security) is examined.

CRJS 203. COURTS AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE. (3)

Structures and functions of American courts. Roles of attorneys, judges, and other court personnel; operation of petit and grand juries, trial and appellate courts.

CRJS 204. POLICE AND LAW ENFORCEMENT. (3)

This course will explore issues relevant to the law enforcement community. The course will explore the evolution of American policing from its roots in England to the present. Topics will include community oriented policing, problem oriented policing, victim issues, the culture of the police community, trauma and stress, the structure of local, state, and federal agencies, and the process that link law enforcement agencies to the courts and corrections.

CULINARY ARTS

CART 101. INTRODUCTION TO CULINARY ARTS. (3)

An introduction to the fundamentals of professional food preparation to include product identification, basic skill development, dexterity, safety and sanitation in the kitchen. This class will focus on the use of seasonal fruits, vegetables, and grains. Provide the student with the basics of quality control, weights and measures, terms, professionalism and communication. $65 Lab Fee.

CART 103. INTERNATIONAL CUISINE. (3)

This course affords the opportunity for the student to practice skills acquired in 101 and 102 using the medium of international cuisine. This course will explore the cuisines of France, Italy, Spain, Greece, Mexico and more. Learn to work with the ingredients that are adding excitement to the global market basket. Study a variety of approaches to preparing and presenting the final dish. $65 Lab Fee.

CART 107. CULINARY BUSINESS (3)

The student will be allowed a solid financial business approach to food services and culinary arts through use of computer technology to manage costing, budgets, menu development and writing, ordering, profitability, record keeping, inventory, sanitation schedules and supplies, file management, and P & L's. This course is a template for existing restaurateurs as well as those wanting to start a food service business. $25 Lab Fee.

CART 123. T: COOKING FOR HEALTH DIET & WELLNESS.  (3)

This course will focus on healthy cooking methods and menu selection.    Delicious, fresh and healthy eating, with recipes that can be adapted to individual requirements will be the emphasis.  Although the primary dietary target will be cooking for diabetics, these guidelines are now being presented as a habit of healthy eating recommended for the general public.  We will explore the varied methods used to calculate the values of foods, whether by the 'diabetes food exchange', glycemic index, calories, carbohydrates, etc.  Your instructor holds a degree from Cordon Blue, Paris, as well as having owned a restaurant.  $65 Lab Fee.

CART 154. BEST OF BREAD. (3)

This course provides students with the skills and confidence required to prepare a variety of breads with a major focus on altitude baking. Students will learn proper use of baking equipment, study weights and measurements; practice various mixing methods and proper shaping techniques, as well as understanding yeasts, flours and liquids. $65 Lab Fee.

CART 156. FANCY CAKE DECORATION. (3)

Provide students with the ability to prepare and use various icings, fillings and glazes. Learn different garnishing techniques with a Pastry Bag such as flowers, borders and lattice work. Expand your skills and creativity with a thorough understanding of this very lucrative business. $65 Lab Fee.

DANCE

DANC 105. DANCE APPRECIATION. (3)

A lecture and discussion course introducing the study of dance as technique, spectacle and ritual for today s audience. Course fee required. Meets New Mexico Lower Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area V: Humanities and Fine Arts. $25 Lab Fee.

DANC 110. MODERN DANCE I. (3)

Fundamental work for the adult beginner in Modern Dance techniques and styles. Course fee required. $30 Lab Fee.

DANC 169. FLAMENCO I. (3)

Fundamental work for the adult beginner in techniques and styles of Flamenco. Course fee required. $30 Lab Fee.

DANC 250. MOVEMENT ANALYSIS I. (3)

An introduction to Laban s theoretical system for observing and describing movement events and their component parts. Guidance in the application of Laban theory to dance, therapy and awareness of the role of movement in the other arts through an understanding of dynamics, space and body function. $25 Lab Fee.

EARLY CHILDHOOD MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION

ECME 111 FAMILY AND COMMUNITY COLLABORATION. (3)

This course examines the involvement of families from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds in early childhood programs. Ways to establish collaborative relationships with parents and others involved with children in early childhood settings are discussed. Strategies for communicating with parents and guardians about their children and incorporating the families' goals and desires for their children into the early childhood program will be included.

ECME 115. GUIDING YOUNG CHILDREN. (3)

This class explores various theories of child guidance and the practical application of each. It provides developmentally appropriate methods for guiding children and effective strategies and suggestions for facilitating positive social interactions. Appropriate strategies for preventing and dealing with violence, aggression, anger, and stress will be explored. Emphasis is placed on helping children become self-responsible, competent, independent, and cooperative learners.

ECME 217 CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION II. (3)

Co-requisite: Curriculum Development and Implementation Practicum II
This basic course focuses on the learning environment and the implementation of curriculum in early childhood programs. Students will use their knowledge of content, developmentally appropriate practices, and language and culture to design and implement experiences and environments that promote optimal development and learning for children from birth through age 8, including children with special needs. Various curriculum models and teaching and learning strategies will be included.

ECME 217L. CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT & IMPLEMENTATION PRACTICUM II. (2)

Co-requisite: Curriculum Development and Implementation II (see separate syllabus)
This course provides opportunities for students to apply knowledge gained from Curriculum Development and Implementation II and develop skills in planning learning environments and implementing curriculum in programs serving young children, birth through age eight, including those with special needs.

ECME 220. ASSESSMENT OF CHILDREN & PROGRAMS. (3)

This basic course familiarizes students with a variety of culturally appropriate assessment methods and instruments, including systematic observation. The course addresses the development and use of formative and summative program evaluation to ensure comprehensive quality of the total environment for children, families, and the community. Students will develop skills for evaluating the assessment process and involving other teachers, professionals and families in the process.

EARTH & PLANETARY SCIENCES

EPS 101. INTRO GEOLOGY HOW EARTH WORKS. (3)

A fascinating tour of our active planet. Explore earth materials (rocks and minerals), the continents' motions and related origins of earthquakes, volcanoes, mountain building, oceans, landscapes, natural energy and economic resources, global warming and other topics. Students are encouraged but not required to enroll concurrently in 105L.

EPS 105L. PHYSICAL GEOLOGY LAB. (1)

Minerals, rocks and topographic and geologic maps; field trips. Meets New Mexico Lower Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area III: Science (NMCCN 1114). Pre- or corequisite: 101.

EPS 225. OCEANOGRAPHY. (3)

The ocean as a physical and chemical feature and dynamic process.

EPS 250. GEOLOGY OF NEW MEXICO. (3)

Survey of geologic features of New Mexico including structures, land forms, stratigraphy, fossils, geologic history and mineral resources. A course in elementary geology recommended.

EPS 201L. EARTH HISTORY/LAB. (4)

Origin and history of the earth including age of the planet and dating of rocks, changing configurations of oceans and continents as a result of plate tectonics, records of climate change, history of formation and erosion of mountain chains, origin and evolution of life and causes of extinction. Required field trip and lab exercises permit understanding of how Earth history is interpreted from geologic rock record. Pre-requisite: 101 or ENVS 101; Pre or Co-requisite: 105L or ENVS 102L.

ECONOMICS

ECON 105. INTRODUCTORY MACROECONOMICS. (3)

Economics on a national scale: determination of national income, employment level, inflation, and impact of policies affecting money supply, interest rates and government programs. Current macroeconomic issues and problems. (Pre-requisite for most upper-division courses).

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

EMS 113. EMT-BASIC. (8)

Meets the 1998 EMT-Basic National Standard Curriculum requirements and incorporates New Mexico EMT-B scope of practice. Provides lecture instruction to prepare the student to sit for New Mexico and National Registry testing. Corequisite: 142. Restriction: program permission. $135 Lab Fee.

EMS 142. EMT-BASIC LAB. (2)

Meets the 1998 EMT-Basic National Standard Curriculum requirements and incorporates New Mexico EMT-B scope of practice. Provides lab instruction to prepare the student to sit for New Mexico and National Registry testing. Corequisite: 113. Restriction: program permission.

ENGLISH

ENGL 101. COMPOSITION I: EXPOSITION. (3)

This course encourages students to think, read, and compose as writers think, read, and compose. Students learn to read their own writing critically and, from feedback provided by both instructors and peers, revise their drafts into clear, readable, thoughtful essays. In the second half of the course learns how to conduct research and compose a longer essay that distinguishes them as experts on their chosen topics. Pre-requisite: IS-E 100 or equivalent.

ENGL 102. COMPOSITION II: ANALYSIS & ARGUMENT. (3)

In this course students engage, analyze, and synthesize complex ideas in essays that are argumentative in style and voice. In addition to reading and studying written texts, students experiment with rhetorical strategies that will enhance their written ability to persuade readers to accept as valid their carefully considered and supported positions. Pre-requisite: ENGL 101 or equivalent.

ENGL 150. STUDY OF LITERATURE. NM AUTHORS. (3)

In this course we'll introduce students to the study and appreciation of literature through the direct experience of meeting New Mexico authors, inviting them into the classroom to create a living experience of literature. Authors who have expressed interest in participating include John Nichols (The Milagro Beanfield War); Rick Collignon (The Journal of Antonio Montoya) Robert Arellano (Dead in Desemboque); and Summer Wood (Arroyo). We'll also read and/or hear work by other regional authors.

ENGL 220. EXPOSITORY WRITING. (3 to a maximum of 6)

An intermediate course with emphasis on rhetorical types, structure and style. Focus will be on regional socio-economic and –political conditions of northern New Mexico.

ENGL 224. INTRODUCTION TO CREATIVE WRITING. (3)

A beginning course in the writing of fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. Emphasis on process over product. Introduces issues of craft, workshop vocabulary, strategies for revision, and the habit of reading as a writer. Prerequisite: 101.

ENGL 264. SURVEY OF NATIVE LITERATURE. (3)

A general overview of the history and diversity of the literatures and rhetorics of Native peoples, including oral tradition, film, autobiography, fiction, poetry, art, drama and ceremony. Focus is on American Indian texts.

ENGL 265. INTRO TO CHICANO-A LITERATURE. (3)

A survey of Chicana/o novels, short stories, essays, poetry, and drama from nineteenth century to the present, with emphasis on major themes such as history, culture, identity, language, and region.

ENGL 298. T: LITERARY PRODUCTION HOWL. (3)

This course provides instruction in techniques for editing, structuring and designing the college literary magazine. Student will gain experience in marketing, distribution and other matters relating to production management. Introduction to Adobe InDesign and Photoshop shall be covered.

GNST 293. T: WRITING SKILLS WORKSHOP. (1)

An exploration of the ways in which meditation and related practices such as mindfulness can stimulate the creative process and open the mind to new possibilities. This class will alternate periods of contemplative and sensory awareness practices with creative exercises including writing practice, drawing, and photography. Open to beginners to experienced artists and writers, or anyone who simply wants to explore creative process. Students will present a final project as a summary of their work over the course duration.

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

ENVS 101. THE BLUE PLANET. (3)

To help students to understand global change and environmental concerns, this course weaves together an understanding of earth's lithosphere, atmosphere and oceans and how ecosystems are linked to the physical environment. Students are encouraged but not required to enroll concurrently in 102L

ENVS 102L. THE BLUE PLANET LABORATORY. (1)

Introductory environmental earth science laboratory. Includes minerals, rocks, and rock cycle, topographic maps, local geology and groundwater, weather and climate. Pre- or co-requisite. 101

FRENCH

FRENCH 102. ELEMENTARY FRENCH. (3)

French 102 is second semester course in Elementary French. The class will focus not only on the history of the language, but on the skills needed to build empirically on vocabulary, grammar, reading, writing and conversational skills. Prerequisite: FRENCH 101 or the equivalent or instructor permission.

FAMILY STUDIES

FS 213. MARRIAGE AND FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS. (3)

Overview of significant research and theories in premarital, marital and family relationships.

GENERAL STUDIES

GNST 293. T: INTRODUCTION TO FLY FISHING. (3)

This is an introduction to fly-fishing. Students will learn all the basics including; casting, reading water, fly selection, entomology, knots, local fishing opportunities, etc. The class is designed to help students learn and practice the fundamentals of Fly Fishing. Classes are usually held on the water. All classes meet at the Taos Fly Shop at 10 am. $100 Lab Fee.

HEALTH CAREERS DENTAL ASSIST

HCDA 125. DA PRE-CLINICAL II. (3)

A continuation of pre-clinical I with emphasis on four-handed techniques in six recognized specialties.

HCDA 164. SEMINAR. (3)

This unit is designed to instruct the student in variety of topics and basic fundamentals in dentistry. It includes both didactic and clinical application.

HCDA 230. DENTAL RADIOLOGY. (4)

Instruction in the basic principles of radiation physics, and modern intra- and extra- oral dental radiographic techniques. It includes exposing radiographs, arrangement and care of darkroom equipment, composition and preparation of developing solutions, processing and mounting films. Radiation safety and protection guidelines will be emphasized.

HCHS 114. CONCEPT DISEASE TRANSMISSION. (4)

The fundamental concepts and biological principles of disease-causing organisms and their impact on the pathways of disease are presented as a basis for application to health care. Roles and responsibilities of the CDC, OSHA in infections control, and guidelines for IC in dental healthcare settings, and OSHA BBP standards will be emphasized. This course will prepare students to take National and State Examinations for Infection Control Credential.

HEALTH CAREERS HEALTH SCIENCES

HCHS 111. MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY. (3)

An introduction to terminology used in health careers. It will provide a basic knowledge of prefixes, suffixes, and root words used in describing anatomical parts of the human body as well as general terms relating to disease processes.

HEALTH CAREERS NURSING ASSISTANT

HCNA 101L. NURSING ASSISTANT. (4)

Covers care of the long term patient, hospitalized patient and care in the home as directed by a professional health care provider. $45 Lab Fee

HEALTH EDUCATION

HED 293. MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID. (1)

Mental Health First Aid is an evidence-based 'first responder' course that addresses risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems, and trains participants in the skills, resources and knowledge to help an individual in crisis connect with appropriate professional, peer, social, and self-help care. Participants who successfully complete the course receive national certification in MHFA (similar to CPR certification). The course is appropriate for a diverse audiences and professions including: primary care, EMS, and other health professionals; other first responders; faith communities; educators and student support staff; law enforcement; peers; and volunteers.

HISTORY

HIST 101. WESTERN CIVILIZATION (3).

Ancient times to 1648.

HIST 162. HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES. (3)

Survey of the economic, political, intellectual, and social development of the United States, including the place of the U.S. in world affairs from 1877 to the present.

HIST 182. MODERN LATIN AMERICA. (3)

Surveys the nations of Latin America from their independence until the present. Emphasizes the process of nation-building, governance, socioeconomic integration and coping with modernization. Special attention given to great leaders of Latin America.

HIST 220. HISTORY OF TAOS. (3)

A survey of history of Taos. The focus is on the four tome periods of Taos history and the major historical trends and influences, with attention to the arts, architecture, and diverse cultures.

HOLISTIC HEALTH AND HEALING ARTS

HHHA 103. KUNDALINI YOGA. (3)

The fundamentals of Kundalini Yoga, including exercise sets (Kriyas), breathing techniques (pranayam), and mental concentration and relaxation techniques; i.e. meditation. The focus is on strengthening the nervous system and balancing the endocrine glandular system. $25 Lab Fee.

HHHA 104. HATHA YOGA. (3)

Hatha Yoga is a study of yogic postures as a form of health maintenance. Students will study asanas (postures) and pranayama (breath work). Students will study the use and purposes of asanas. $25 Lab Fee.

HHHA 106T. INTRODUCTION TO MASSAGE. (3)

Develop your Healing Art of Touch. You will learn basic massage, Swedish massage, sports massage, acupressure, and reflexology. You will enhance your intuition, learn body reading, & effective body mechanics so you learn to be relaxed as you give the massage. $25 Lab Fee.

HHHA 201. SACRED CEREMONY. (3)

Honoring the Holiness in everyday life, this course will allow you to study Sacred Ceremonies from various cultures and will offer you to create your own ceremonies to consecrate the critical events and passages that you experience on your life's journey. Sacred ceremonies restore faith and serves as a reminder of our place in the cosmos and our intimate relationship with all of life on our precious planet. $25 Lab Fee.

HHHA 202. MEDITATION & CREATIVE ART. (3)

An exploration of the ways in which meditation and related practices such as mindfulness can stimulate the creative process and open the mind to new possibilities. This class will alternate periods of contemplative and sensory awareness practices with creative exercises including writing practice, drawing, and photography. Open to beginners to experienced artists and writers, or anyone who simply wants to explore creative process. Students will present a final project as a summary of their work over the course duration. $25 Lab Fee.

HHHA 231. ART & HEALING. II. (3)

Continuing study of the role of imagination and creative process in health and well-being, this class will provide a deepening experience of the power of images to provide sensory and intuitive insight through art, music, stories, dreams, and the natural world. Art making activities will embody the ideas being presented. Reading and discussion will extend into the work of Carl Jung as well as multicultural teaching and creativity and nature. Guest presenters and films will expand our understanding of the role of creative expression to the human souls and spirit. The field art therapy will be discussed within the framework of imaginal studies. $40 Lab Fee.

HHHA 293. T: REIKI I & II. (3)

This course provides an overview of the energy system Reiki. Students will learn the philosophy and process of Reiki as reintroduced through Dr. Mikao Usui and Hawayo Takata. Basic hand positions will be taught and practiced. Students will also explore their own levels of self-awareness through guided imagery exercises students the option of initiation at the end of the course. An additional fee is required from students fulfilling the initiation to Reiki I and/or Reiki II. See the instructor for details. $25 Lab Fee.

HHHA 293. T: ADVANCED HOMEOPATHY. (3)

This introductory course to herbal medicine will cover such topics as the collection, preparation and classification of medicinal herbs. Specific herbs are discussed including their therapeutic properties. $25 Lab Fee.

HHHA 293. T: THE LIFE GIVING SWORD. (3)

The course will offer a survey of the martial arts as a creative force in society from ancient times to the present day. Teaching techniques drawn from Taiji, Aikido, Meditation and Swordsmanship, it will also provide the student with a foundation for developing a personal practice based on the peaceful application of the Warrior's Way. $25 Lab Fee.

GNST 293. MYOFASCIAL YOGA AND ANATOMY TRAINS. (3)

Myofascial Yoga is a blending of different disciplines in yoga slowed down to facilitate the opening of connective tissue in the body to assist the muscles and fascial body in stretching safely. This course will emphasize the blending of breath with movement in a conscious way of using the mind-body connection. Students will learn postures that include stretching, breathing, body mechanics alignment and form along with inner attention to ones' self. The application of Thom Myers work in Anatomy Trains will be taught explicitly throughout the course to deepen ones understanding of how our bodies compensate for injury patterns, traumas and other issues in the connective tissue. $25 Lab Fee.

GNST 293. T: YOGA & THE MYOFASCIAL BODY. (1)

Myofascial Yoga is a blending of different disciplines in yoga slowed down to facilitate the opening of connective tissue in the body to assist the muscles and fascial body in stretching safely. This course will emphasize the blending of breath with movement in a conscious way of using the mind-body connection. Students will learn postures that include stretching, breathing, body mechanics alignment and form along with inner attention to ones' self. The application of Thom Myers work in Anatomy Trains will be taught explicitly throughout the course to deepen ones understanding of how our bodies compensate for injury patterns, traumas and other issues in the connective tissue. $ 25 Lab Fee.

GNST 293. T: YOGA THERAPY I. (1)

Yoga Therapy for Personal Wellness is the adaptation and application of yoga techniques to help individuals facing health> challenges manage their condition, stabilize structural imbalances, and improve their state of mind. Students learn how six factors—diet, environment, lifestyle, exercise, breathing techniques, and meditation techniques—can be used to restore balance to both body and mind. The course provides an integrated model that addresses all aspects of health and well-being both for maintaining health and resolving conditions of ill health. Students learn how to utilize and adapt practices such as breathing, chanting, and mantra for the treatment of psychological and physiological imbalances. $25 Lab Fee.

GNST 293. T: YOGA THERAPY II. (1)

Yoga therapy II is a continuation from Yoga Therapy for Personal Wellness I. In this course, we will look more deeply into Yoga Cikitsa: Yoga as a therapeutic model. Specifically, becoming aware of conditioned patterns of movement and lifestyle that cause conditions of imbalance, stress, illness, or duhkha (suffering), and how to develop and adapt a practice with a specific wellness goal. This course presents case studies and the accompanying yoga cikitsa practices designed to aid specific chronic aches and pains, diseases, and emotional health issues. $25 Lab Fee.

GNST 293. T: AYUVERDA COOKING. (1)

Eating nutritious food is the foundation of health and vitality. In this class we will learn how to prepare delicious vegetarian meals and teas and discover the medicine cabinet on our spice shelf. We will discuss the Ayurvedic concept of health with a focus on promoting proper digestion and cooking to support balance through the changing seasons. By becoming familiar with the qualities of the food we eat, we will learn to understand how these qualities affect our inner Nature. $25 Lab Fee.

GNST 293. T: MEDITATION FOR WELLNESS. (1)

GNST 293. T: FUNCTIONAL STRETCHING FOR WELLNESS. (1)teww2er/dc

Most of us know that stretching is an important part of any sport; howev 1er the importance of flexibility is often overlooked for relief of chronic pain and for maintenance of overall health.
Facilitated stretching has been popular in the professional sports industry and increasingly with the general population due to the fact that it can bring about dramatic gains in flexibility in a very short time.Facilitated stretching overrides the stretch reflex that is the body's natural defense against injury.


With instruction, the student will learn how to perform three simple steps: stretch the muscle, contract it isometrically against resistance, and then stretch it again. Two methods of Isolated Stretching will be taught, Active and Passive. Active where the stretcher initiates the sequence and Passive where a facilitator initiates the stretch sequence. You will need to wear loose fitting clothing.

GNST 293. T: ASTROLOGY. (1)

We will spend a weekend understanding planets, signs and astrological houses in relationship to the participants Natal charts. Name, birthdate and year, location of birth and $10.material fee needed for printouts of eastern and western charts.

HUMAN SERVICES

HS 101. INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN SERVICES. (3)

An overview of the care givers, the delivery systems, and the types of services provided within the field of Human Services, with particular emphasis on the development of the field and the roles and functions performed by these "new professionals." Pre- or Co-requisite: ENGL 100.

HS 102. PRINCIPLES OF INTERVIEWING. (3)

Provides basic knowledge of the interviewing process with emphasis on developing interviewing skills. Develops an awareness of ways in which the student's background, attitude and behavior influence the interview.

HS 250. CLINICAL EXPERIENCE IN HUMAN SERVICES. (3)

Practical experience in a clinical setting involving service to clients and patients in various human service agencies; understanding the helping process. Pre-requisites: H S 101, 102, 109 & PSY 105 or H S Coordinator permission.

HS 251. ADVANCED CLINICAL EXPERIENCE IN HUMAN SERVICES. (3)

Continuation of H S 250 with increased student responsibility for client/care service. Weekly seminar. Pre-requisites: H S 101, 102, 109, 250 & PSY 105 or H S Coordinator permission.

HS 252. ADVANCED CLINICAL EXPERIENCE IN HUMAN SERVICES. (4)

Continuation of 251 with increased student responsibility for client/care service. Weekly seminar. Pre-requisites: H S 101, 102, 109, 250, 251 & PSY 105 or H S Coordinator permission.

INTRODUCTORY STUDIES- ENGLISH

ISE-001L. ENGLISH WRITING LAB. (1)

Writing Lab meets one hour per week and must be taken together with English 101 or 102 by students who have been referred to the lab by either the coordinator of Introductory Studies or of the English Program. $25 Lab Fee.

IS-E 098. BASIC WRITING & READING SKILLS. (3)

Prepares the student for first year English composition and college core classes by focusing
on basic practical writing and reading skills needed in school, business and everyday life. This course provides the student with an opportunity to improve in the writing of sentences, summaries and paragraphs, as well as to expand their knowledge of English grammar and punctuation. $25 Lab Fee.

IS-E 099. ENGLISH FUNDAMENTALS. (3)

Prepares the student for first year English composition and college core classes by focusing
on basic practical writing and reading skills needed in school, business and everyday life. This course will concentrate upon the writing of different types of complete paragraphs and personal essays, as well as basic grammatical and punctuation skills. $25 Lab Fee.

IS-E 100. ESSAY WRITING. (3)

An exploration of the ways in which meditation and related practices such as mindfulness can stimulate the creative process and open the mind to new possibilities. This class will alternate periods of contemplative and sensory awareness practices with creative exercises including writing practice, drawing, and photography. Open to beginners to experienced artists and writers, or anyone who simply wants to explore creative process. Students will present a final project as a summary of their work over the course duration. $25 Lab Fee.

IS-E 100. ESSAY WRITING. (3)

An exploration of the ways in which meditation and related practices such as mindfulness can stimulate the creative process and open the mind to new possibilities. This class will alternate periods of contemplative and sensory awareness practices with creative exercises including writing practice, drawing, and photography. Open to beginners to experienced artists and writers, or anyone who simply wants to explore creative process. Students will present a final project as a summary of their work over the course duration. $25 Lab Fee.

INTRODUCTORY STUDIES-READING

IS-R 100. BASIC READING, CRITICAL THINKING. (3)

Develops the reading, academic and thinking skills that a student needs for success in college classes, work and everyday life. This course will concentrate upon critical thinking, reading comprehension, basic academic study skills and library usage for research. $25 Lab Fee.

LATIN

LATIN 102. ELEMENTARY LATIN. (3)

An exploration of the ways in which meditation and related practices such as mindfulness can stimulate the creative process and open the mind to new possibilities. This class will alternate periods of contemplative and sensory awareness practices with creative exercises including writing practice, drawing, and photography. Open to beginners to experienced artists and writers, or anyone who simply wants to explore creative process. Students will present a final project as a summary of their work over the course duration.

LINGUISTICS

LING 101. INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF LANGUAGE. (3)

(Also offered as ANTH 110.) This class is a broad overview of the nature of language: language structure, biology of language, language learning, language and thought, bilingualism, social and regional variation, and educational implications. It is intended to fulfill the breadth requirements in any college.

MANAGEMENT

MGMT 102. FUNDAMENTALS OF ACCOUNTING II. (3) <

Continuation of 101. Including corporation and manufacturing accounting and decision making. Pre-requisite: MGMT 101.

MGMT 113. MANAGEMENT: AN INTRODUCTION. (3)

Modern concepts of organizations and their management in a dynamic world. An overview of managerial activities within business and other organizations.

MGMT 158. ETHICS IN ORGANIZATIONS. (3)

Introduction to ethical issues in business, government, and nonprofit organizations and how to deal with those issues. Emphasis on ethical reasoning and cases of ethical and unethical behavior in management and the professions.

MGMT 222. INTRODUCTION TO MARKETING. (3)

An examination of the conceptual framework of accounting and the functions of accounting in a business-oriented society. Topics include valuation theory and its applications to assets and liabilities, concepts of business income, funds-flow analysis, problems of financial reporting.

MASSAGE THERAPY

MAS 250. MASSAGE THERAPY I. (3)

This course is for students enrolled in the UNM Integrative Massage Therapy Program who have successfully completed Introduction to Massage and acceptance into the program. This course will provide the opportunity for students to refine their understanding of basic Swedish Massage fundamentals as well as an opportunity to practice. Students will continue developing their skills in Swedish Massage and become more at ease using the techniques of effleurage, petrissage, tapotement, compression, vibration and friction. Other massage modalities may be explored at the discretion of the instructor. Students will work on each other in a safe, supportive, and professional environment. $ 25 Lab Fee.

MAS 251. MASSAGE THERAPY II. (3)

This course is for students enrolled in the UNM Integrative Massage Therapy Program who have successfully completed Introduction to Massage and Massage Therapy I. This course will provide the opportunity for students to refine their understanding of basic Swedish Massage fundamentals as well as an opportunity to practice. Students will continue developing their skills in Swedish Massage. Students will learn application of hydrotherapy, energy techniques, introduction to oriental medicine, sports massage, contraindications and disease education. Other massage modalities may be explored at the discretion of the instructor. Students will work on each other in a safe, supportive, and professional environment. $25 Lab Fee.

MAS 253. DEEP TISSUE TECHNIQUES I. (3)

This course is for students enrolled in the UNM Integrative Massage Therapy Program who have successfully completed Introduction to Massage and Massage Therapy I. This course will provide the opportunity for students to learn Deep Tissue Techniques in Massage as well as an opportunity to practice. Students will continue developing their skills in Swedish Massage while learning application of Deep Tissue theory and hands on modalities. Other massage modalities may be explored at the discretion of the instructor. Students will work on each other in a safe, supportive, and professional environment. $25 Lab Fee.

MAS 259. EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY. (3)

This class will focus on the various exercise testing evaluations, dietary approach for peak performance, the physiology of exercise, and exercise for special populations i.e. diabetes. $25 Lab Fee.

MAS 293. MYOFASCIAL YOGA & ANATOMY TRAINS (3)

An exploration of the ways in which meditation and related practices such as mindfulness can stimulate the creative process and open the mind to new possibilities. This class will alternate periods of contemplative and sensory awareness practices with creative exercises including writing practice, drawing, and photography. Open to beginners to experienced artists and writers, or anyone who simply wants to explore creative process. Students will present a final project as a summary of their work over the course duration. $25 Lab Fee.

MAS 293. T: CRANIAL SACRAL I (1)

Cranial Sacral I will provide an introduction to Cranial Sacral Therapy. A brief history and intro to the bio-mechanical, somato-emotional, and energetic aspects of Cranial-sacral Therapy will be presented. Students will develop their "thinking-seeing-feeling" palpation skills in a variety of venues. Anatomy of the cranial bones and related fascial features will be presented. Students will have an opportunity to acquire and practice specific, safe and effective cranial techniques that are enhancement to a new or existing massage practice. $25 Lab Fee.

MAS 293. T: ORIENTAL MEDICINE HANDS-ON TECHNIQUE. (3)

An exploration of the ways in which meditation and related practices such as mindfulness can stimulate the creative process and open the mind to new possibilities. This class will alternate periods of contemplative and sensory awareness practices with creative exercises including writing practice, drawing, and photography. Open to beginners to experienced artists and writers, or anyone who simply wants to explore creative process. Students will present a final project as a summary of their work over the course duration. $25 Lab Fee.

MAS 293. T: YOGA & MYOFASCIAL BODY. (1)

Myofascial Yoga is a blending of different disciplines in yoga slowed down to facilitate the opening of connective tissue in the body to assist the muscles and fascial body in stretching safely. This course will emphasize the blending of breath with movement in a conscious way of using the mind-body connection. Students will learn postures that include stretching, breathing, body mechanics alignment and form along with inner attention to ones' self. The application of Thom Myers work in Anatomy Trains will be taught explicitly throughout the course to deepen ones understanding of how our bodies compensate for injury patterns, traumas and other issues in the connective tissue. $ 25 Lab Fee.

MAS 293. T: INTRODUCTION TO HOT ROCKS. (1)

Prerequisite to take workshop is Introduction to Massage Therapy or opened to Certified and Licensed Massage Therapists or permission by instructor. The student will learn how to properly use hot stone therapy in a therapeutic setting. Student will learn a hot rocks sequence integrating acupressure points, meridians and Swedish massage techniques with hot rocks. $25 Lab Fee.

MAS 293. T: ADVANCED THAI MASSAGE. (1)

MAS 293. T: ADV SHOULDER GIRDLE TECHNIQUE. (1)

MAS 293. T: PRENATAL MASSAGE & YOGA. (1)

This course is open to all students interested in the Healing Arts and for Licensed Massage Therapists who would like CEUs to explore the application of massage and yoga asana working with prenatal clients. Basic anatomy and physiology of pregnancy will be taught as well as contraindications by trimester.

MAS 293. T: MUSCLE ENERGY & MYOFASCIAL RELEASE. (1)

HHHA 106T. INTRODUCTION TO MASSAGE. (3)

Develop your Healing Art of Touch. You will learn basic massage, Swedish massage, sports massage, acupressure, and reflexology. You will enhance your intuition, learn body reading, & effective body mechanics so you learn to be relaxed as you give the massage. $25 Lab Fee.
MATHEMATICS

IS-M 099. PRE-ALGEBRA. (4)

This course prepares students for algebra. Topics include operations on fractions and decimals, ratios, proportions and percents, sign number operations, measurement, elements of geometry, elements of algebra and word problems. CR/NC.

IS-M 100. ARITHMETIC & INTRODUCTORY ALGEBRA. (3)

A basic skills course. Arithmetic and introductory algebra for students who are not prepared to begin at the intermediate algebra level. Does not count toward Associate Degrees. CR/NC or ABC/PR/NC.

MATH 110. PROBLEMS IN ELEM CALCUALUS. (1)

Study session for 180 with an emphasis on problem-solving. Offered on a CR/NC basis only.

MATH 112. MATH FOR ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHERS II. (3)

The properties of rational number system, extension to the irrationals, decimal and fractional representation of real numbers, geometry and measurement.
Pre-requisite: C (not C-) or better in MATH 111.

MATH 120. INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA. (3)

As preparation for MATH 121 or MATH 150. Covers linear equations and inequalities, polynomials, factoring, exponents, quadratic equations. Pre-requisites: High school Algebra I and adequate ACT Mathematics score, or a CR in MATH 100. Not open to students with credit for Mathematical courses numbered 121 or above. Acceptable as credit toward graduation, but not acceptable to satisfy the Arts and Sciences Mathematics group requirement. Co-requisite: MATH 125LT. Offered on a CR/NC basis only.

MATH 121. COLLEGE ALGEBRA. (3)

Algebra as preparation for MATH 180. Includes the study of equations, inequalities, graphs, functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, systems of equations and inequalities, and polynomials. Pre-requisite: fulfillment of department placement requirements or a grade of CR in MATH 120.

MATH 123. TRIGONOMETRY. (3)

Definition of the trigonometric functions, radian and degree measure, graphs, basic trigonometric identities, inverse trigonometric functions, complex numbers, polar coordinations, and graphs, vectors in 2 dimensions. May be taken concurrently with MATH 150. Prerequisite MATH 121.

MATH 129. A SURVEY OF MATH. (3)

An introduction to some of the great ideas of Mathematics, including logic, systems of numbers, sequences and series, geometry, and probability. Emphasizes general problem solving skills. Pre-requisite: fulfillment of department placement requirements or a grade of C (not C-) or better in MATH 120.

MATH 150. PRE-CALCULUS-MATH. (3)

In-depth study of polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions and their graphs. Includes the fundamental theorem of algebra, systems of equations, conic sections, parametric equations and applications in geometry. Exploration of the graphing calculator.

MATH 163. CALCULUS II. (4)

Transcendental functions, techniques of integration, numerical integration, improper integrals, sequences and series with applications, complex variables and parmetrization of curves. Prerequisite: C (not C-) or better in MATH 162.

MATH 181. ELEMENTS OF CALCULUS II. (3)

Includes the definite integral, multivariate calculus, simple differential equations, basic review of trigonometry and its relation to calculus. Pre-requisite: C (not C-) or better in 180 and some knowledge of Trigonometry or 123.

MEDIA ARTS

MA 111. TECHNICAL INTRODUCTION TO VIDEO PRODUCTION. (3)

This class is designed for the student who has no practical knowledge of video technology. Students learn about the camera and lens, sound recording, lighting, editing, and other elements of production. Lab Fee $25.

MA 210. INTRODUCTION TO FILM. (3)

This course is an analysis of film as a unique art, and a survey of main trends in film history. It will include screening and critical study of major films. It will not count toward the major in art history or art studio. MA 210 is a pre-requisite to 300 and 400 level Media Arts Courses. Lab Fee $25.

MA 212. BEYOND HOLLYWOOD. (3)

Learn the basics of computer animation.

MA 216. T: COMPUTER ANIMATION. (3)

An introduction to marginalized cinemas with screenings of major works.

MA 216. T: ADV VIDEO PRODUCTION. (3)

This Advanced Video Production Internship Course is designed to take students from the basics of video production to an advanced level of competency and comfort through practice and performance of an advanced internship designed to help the student produce finished broadcast (internet and television) quality video programming for the UNM-Taos CLD (Center for Learning at a Distance) Platform. The course will have primarily a hands-on practical format with some classroom and individual instruction included. The course will emphasize producing, directing, editing, audio, and camera work using high-definition digital audio and video equipment and various editing, compositing, and effects software including, inter alia: Adobe Premier, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Media Encoder, Adobe Photoshop, and Red Giants Magic Bullet Suite.

The Advanced Video Production Internship will build on the basic video foundations and will focus on pre-production, production and post-production skills and techniques. Professionalism, leadership and teamwork are emphasized. During the course and internship students learn advanced camera techniques, advanced video editing, advanced audio, motion graphics, lighting, studio production and scriptwriting.

This course will focus on the process of producing effective, contemporary media projects with concentrations on intellectual, technological, cultural, historical, academic, and professional development content to be broadcast and utilized for the UNM-Taos CLD. Creative brainstorming, planning and preproduction, cinematography, editing, storytelling, and distribution are main themes that will be addressed examined. In this practical course students will expand their video and media production knowledge and skills, and the work produced will meet professional standards for inclusion in a digital portfolio. There will be guided critique of student work in order to improve and hone skills over the course of the semester.

Students will be assigned projects, but will propose the structure for their execution (including: concept development, detailed description, learning goals, resources, research, schedule, and final distribution.)

MUSIC

MUSIC 109. GROUP VOICE. (1)

The study and application of the fundamentals of singing and classical vocal technique for all styles of music and song. Students will study and practice the basics of singing, including breathing, vocal tone production and diction. These basics will be applied to the rehearsal and performance of vocal repertoire. In a master class setting students will sing individually and as a group. They will be assisted in the development of strong vocal technique, artistry, and performance skills. This course is the foundation for additional voice training. $25 Lab Fee.

MUSIC 110. GROUP VOICE II. (1)

Group Voice II continues the study and application of the fundamentals of singing, including the nature of vocal sound, the structure of the voice, breath support and control, vocal tone production, blending of registers, phrasing and articulation, resonance and performance techniques as applied to the rehearsal and performance of vocal repertoire. This course is the foundation for advanced voice training. Prerequisite: Music 109. $25 Lab Fee.

MUSIC 139. MUSIC APPRECIATION. (3)

Designed to expand the student's ability to listen actively to Western classical art music; a survey of the various genres, including chamber music, symphonic and vocal repertoire. Includes live guest performances. Attendance at several on-campus concerts required. No musical background necessary.

MUSIC 271. MUSIC TODAY. (3)

A survey of how Western art music and popular music developed during the 20th century, especially with regard to the effect that social and economic forces had upon the art. Attendance at several on-campus concerts is required; discussion and live performances by guest musicians are included.

NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES

NATV 250. SOCIOPOLITICAL CONCEPTS IN NATIVE AMERICA

Regional, national, and international laws and policies impacting sovereign Native American nations and communities are analyzed. Concepts such as colonization, nationalism, and globalization's impact on Native American peoples are considered from an interdisciplinary perspective. Pre- or co-requisite: 150.

NATURAL SCIENCE

NTSC 261L. PHYSICAL SCIENCE. (4)

For pre-services K-8 teachers only. A broad, inter-disciplinary introduction to the science of geology, chemistry, physics and astronomy, with emphasis on the science processes and inquiry. The course is activity-based, utilizing a problems-and-issues based approach; various teaching methods are modeled and practiced by students.

NURSING

NURS 130. MED SURG I. (5)

Introduction to medical-surgical nursing. Students will apply the nursing process in the care of an acute and/or chronically ill adult client in the acute care setting. Clinical application will take place in a variety of heathcare environments.

NURS 131. MENTAL HEATLH NURSING (4)

Focuses on application of the nursing process to care for individuals experiencing normal and abnormal psychological responses to life stressors. Students will care for one client in acute and community settings.

NUTRITION

NUTR 244. HUMAN NUTRITION. (3)

This course provides an overview of all the nutrients including function in the body and food sources. Dietary guidelines intended to promote long term health are stressed. Prerequisites: BIOL 123 or 201 or CHEM 111L or 121L.

PARALEGAL TRAINING

PLTR 101. INTRODUCTION TO PARALEGAL STUDIES. (3)

This course will provide an introduction and an overview of the various forms of being a legal assistant, as well as an introduction to the American legal system (including civil, criminal, administrative and regulatory law), and a very basic introduction to legal research and writing, as well as ethical considerations of the legal profession.

PLTR 104. BUS LAW I FOR PARALEGALS. (3)

This course will provide an introduction and overview of business law and its impact on the various business entities commonly found, including a study of business and the court system (including alternative dispute resolution); basic constitutional and administrative/regulatory processes, and the formation of business organizations.

PHILOSOPHY

PHIL 156. REASONING & CRITICAL THINKING. (3)

The purpose of this course is to help students learn how to analyze, critique and construct arguments in context, in other words, how to read and write argumentative essays. Meets New Mexico Lower Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area V: Humanities and Fine Arts.

PHIL 201. GREEK THOUGHT. (3)

An introductory survey of early and classical Greek philosophy, literature, and history. Figures: Presocratics, Socrates, Plato and Aristotle; Homer and Sophocles; Herodotus and Thucydides.

PHIL 244. INTRODUCTION TO EXISTENTIALISM. (3)

An examination of the works of writers such as Kierkegaard, Nietzche, Kafka, and Sartre who emphasize such issues as death, decision, rebellion, and faith.

PHYSICAL CONDITIONING

GNST 293. T: AGUA ZUMBA. (3)

Known as the Zumba "Pool Party", Aqua Zumba integrates the Zumba formula and philosophy with traditional Aqua Zumba disciplines. Aqua Zumba blends it all together into a safe, challenging, water-based workout that's cardio-conditioning, body-toning, and exhilarating.$25 Lab Fee.

GNST 293. KICKBOX COMBAT. (3)

This high-energy cardio class is empowered by the martial arts as well as boot camp style training. In this class you will tone, define and strengthen your muscles using a variety of punches, blocks, strikes and kicks along with strength training exercises. $25 Lab Fee.

GNST 293. T: ZUMBA FUSION. (3)

This fun, energetic class will incorporate basic hip-hop, meringue, salsa, cumbia and reggaeton in a dance-fitness format that will have you sweating and burning mega calories! Class will also include body-sculpting exercises to help tone and define muscles as well as abdominal work. No dance experience necessary. $25 Lab Fee.

GNST 293. T: SPINNING STRONG (3)

Get into peak cardiovascular shape and get strong, toned abdominal muscles all in one fun class. This circuit style class will consist of high intensity spin, weight training and core exercises. Super fun and challenging! $25 Lab Fee.

GNST 293. T: TOTAL BODY STRETCH. (3)

Here's a super tune up for your whole body that will energize and invigorate you. Total body stretch is a great mix of toning and stretching to increase flexibility and strengthen the body.

GNST 293. T: WEIGHT ROOM CIRCUIT CLASS. (3)

Here's a super tune up for your whole body that will energize and invigorate you. Total body stretch is a great mix of toning and stretching to increase flexibility and strengthen the body. $25 Lab Fee.

GNST 293. WEIGHTLIFTING. (3)

This class will review correct form for weight lifting as well as routines specifically designed to increase muscle growth. OPT (optimum performance training) model will be used. This class will take place in the weight room. No past weight lifting experience necessary. $25 Lab Fee.

GNST 293. T: PILATES. (3)

Students in this course will learn to move from their core using the Pilates technique. Students will become familiar with the 34 Pilates Mat exercises and will gain experience with specialized Pilates equipment. This class incorporates some study of the Joseph Pilates Philosophy. $25 Lab Fee.

GNST 293. T: ARGENTINE TANGO. (3)

This is an introductory level course that involves the physical study and practice of the dance. Class time will be used on the dance floor learning the moves of the Argentine Tango and studying techniques of the dance. Students will learn how to navigate a social dance floor and the musicality required to dance the Argentine Tango. $25 Lab Fee.

GNST 293. NEW BODY 2013. (3)

This challenging and super fun class will include cardio and strength-training intervals designed for maximum calorie burn. A variety of equipment including dumbbells, barbells, stability balls and resistance bands will be incorporated. $25 Lab Fee.

GNST 293. ZUMBA FITNESS. (3)

Are you ready to party yourself into shape? That's exactly what ZUMBA TM is all about. It's an exhilarating, effective, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance fitness-party that's moving millions of people toward joy and health. Come join the fun! $25 Lab Fee.

GNST 293. T: STABILITY BALL WORKOUT. (3)

An energetic ball routine that incorporates cardio in a body sculpting class. $25 Lab Fee.

GNST 293. HARDCORE BOOTCAMP. (3)

If you love a challenge and don't mind sweating, then you're ready for this extreme total body -conditioning program. This class will include tons of cardio, strength training, plyometrics, athletic drills and core work to push your body to its next level of training. $25 Lab Fee.

GNST 293. AQUA BOOTCAMP. (3)

Have fun and get fit in this energizing water work out! This innovative, high-powered workout will enhance cardio endurance, core stability, strength, tone and balance using the joyful element of water. This is a great class for all fitness levels. No swimming experience is necessary. $25 Lab Fee.

PHYSICAL ED (PROFESSIONAL)

PEP 293. T: INTRO TO EXERCISE SCIENCE & WELLNESS. (2)

A thorough overview of the concepts related to fitness and wellness. This includes a discussion of fitness concerns targeted at a wide variety of populations. Students will identify appropriate goals and strategies for their subjects based on age, gender, and desired outcomes. They will learn which behaviors and activities will work best to achieve these goals, and some of the basic science that supports the efficacy of these behaviors and activities. They will learn proper techniques for the implementation of these strategies including resistance training, cardiovascular training, flexibility, healthy diet, and weight loss. Students will learn via didactic lectures, hands-on experience, and the assimilation of their learning into a wellness program designed for a friend or family member.

PHYSICS

PHYC 152. GENERAL PHYSICS. (3)

Electricity, magnetism, optics. Meets New Mexico Lower Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area III: Science.

PHYC 158. PROB IN GEN PHYSICS. (1)

Problem solving and demonstrations related to 152. Corequisite: 152. Offered on a CR/NC basis only.

PHYC 161. GENERAL PHYSICS. (1)

Heat, electricity, magnetism. Meets New Mexico Lower Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area III: Science (NMCCN 1224). Prerequisite: 160. Pre- or corequisite: MATH 163.

PHYC 168. PROB IN GEN PHYSICS. (1)

Problem solving and demonstrations related to 161. Corequisite: 161. Offered on a CR/NC basis only.

PHYC 152L. GENERAL PHYSICS LAB. (1)

Electricity, magnetism, optics. Meets New Mexico Lower Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area III: Science (NMCCN 1124). Pre- or corequisite: 152.

PHYC 161L. GENERAL PHYSICS LAB. (1)

Electricity and magnetism. Meets New Mexico Lower Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area III: Science (NMCCN 1224). Pre- or corequisite: 161.

POLITICAL SCIENCE

POLS 200. AMERICAN POLITICS. (3)

Survey of American politics, including political behavior of the American electorate, the theory of democracy, the structure and function of American political institutions, and contemporary issues.

PSYCHOLOGY

PSY 105. GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY. (3)

Overview of the major content areas in Psychology. Topics to be covered include learning, cognition, perception, motivation, biological systems, social and abnormal Psychology, development, personality, and approaches to Psychotherapy.

PSY 220. DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY. (3)

Description of the more salient aspects of the behavior and development of children and adolescents. Particular emphasis is placed on pertinent Psychological research and practical applications to life situations. Pre-requisite: PSY 105.

PSY 250.T: ADVANCED EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE. (3)

PSY 250: INTRODUCTION TO SUBSTANCE ABUSE: (3)

An introduction to the continuum of substance use disorders and their treatment. Included are an overview of drugs of abuse, the epidemiology and natural history of substance use disorders, gender and racial/ethnic differences, and historical models of the cause of substance abuse. Social costs and consequences are also discussed, along with the role of local, state and federal governments in addressing these problems. Participants are oriented to the substance abuse workforce, requirements for licensure in New Mexico, and the nature of the national LADAC examination.

RELIGION

RELG 264. WESTERN RELIGIONS. (3)

A study of major Western traditions, such as Christianity, Islam and Judaism.

RUSSIAN

RUSS 102. ELEMENTARY RUSSIAN II. (3)

Elementary Russian for students who have completed Russian 101 or equivalent. Continued development of all four skills. Can be taken in conjunction with Russian 104.

SOCIOLOGY

SOC 101. INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY. (3)

Basic concepts, topics, and theories of contemporary sociology. Pre-requisite for more advanced courses in sociology. Co-requisite of English 100 or higher recommended for this course.

SPANISH

SPAN 101. ELEMENTARY SPANISH. (3)

This course is designed for beginning Spanish for students with no previous exposure to Spanish. There is an emphasis on the development of all four language skills, with emphasis on listening and speaking. Bilingual students must enroll in corresponding sections numbered 150's.

SPAN 102. ELEMENTARY SPANISH. (3)

This is a course in beginning Spanish for students who have completed 101 or equivalent. There is continued development of four skills with emphasis on listening and speaking. Bilingual students must enroll in corresponding sections numbered 150's.

SPAN 201. INTERMEDIATE SPANISH. (3)

This is a course in intermediate Spanish for students who have completed 102 or equivalent. Review of grammar and further development of all four skills will be emphasized. Bilingual students must enroll in corresponding sections numbered 150's.

THEATRE

THEA 130. ACTING I. (3)

Exploration of the basic fundamentals of acting through exercises, games and improvisation. Development of the imaginative, physical and emotional skills of the actor.

THEA 230. ACTING III. (3)

Continued exploration of acting technique. Emphasis on methods of study and preparation for presentation of scenework drawn from contemporary drama. Integration of voice and movement skills with acting technique. Prerequisite: 131. Pre- or Corequisite: 231.

UNIVERSITY

UNIV 101. SEMINAR: INTRO TO UNM & HIGHER EDUCATION. (3)

Designed for the development of learning strategies, computer/library information and critical thinking skills needed to succeed in college. This course will introduce academic study skills, computer literacy and the necessary communication and thinking skills for effective learning within the college classroom. $25 Lab Fee.

WOMEN STUDIES

WMST 279. TRADITIONS OF THE GODDESS. (3)M/

We will examine how different cultures have conceived of the divine as female. Main themes will include the nature of myths and their relation to reality; the significance of myths for women's and men's role modeling; feminist theories of religion, including the patriarchal inversion of certain myths; and the role of historical change in interpreting mythical texts. We will first discuss prehistoric, Cretan, Greek, and Roman Goddesses and trace developments in Judaic, Christian, and Muslim traditions. We will also examine Native American, Asian, and African concepts of the Goddess and conclude with an analysis of the re-emergence of the Goddess in our times.

WOODWORKING

WW 101. BASIC WOODWORKING. (3)

This course introduces students to the wonderful world of wood and related materials, the use and misuse of hand and power tools, and shop safety procedures. The course also demonstrates professional construction techniques and the magic of joinery. This class is half lecture and half shop time, during which students create individual projects. $40 Lab Fee. (Does not include student materials).

WW 110. FURNITURE DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION. (3)

An introduction to creating furniture from conception to completed work. Course will include the history of furniture design, the drawing of furniture, various woods, joinery and construction techniques. Tools, equipment and shop safety will be included. $40 Lab Fee. (does not include student materials).

WW 111. CABINET MAKING. (3)

This course focuses on the construction of fine cabinetry. Students will design and construct a cabinet project of their choosing. Emphasis is on shop safety, project design, appropriate joinery, and advanced finishing techniques.

WW. 117. WOOD CARVING I. (3)

This course introduces students to the joys of carving and shaping wood safely with hand and power tools. It includes a history of woodcarving, understanding wood, sharpening and maintaining tools and demonstrations of traditional and contemporary techniques for relief and chip carving and texturing. Students create individual projects that put into practice various techniques that are presented. $40 Lab Fee.

WW 120. WOODWORKING SHOP. (3)

This is an advanced course for students who have completed basic woodworking courses and are prepared to work on individual projects. A brief refresher course on safety, tools, equipment, design, and stock preparation is also included before students go to work. Prerequisite: WW 101T and one other WW course or consent of instructor. $40 Lab Fee. (does not include student materials).

WW 293. WOOD LAMINATING & BENDING. (3)

This advanced course is an introduction to wood lamination as a technique for creating large forms, decorative designs and bent forms from solid wood. The course includes stock preparation, clamping, safety, power tools and machinery, laminated joinery, and stacked, bent and decorative lamination. Prerequisite: WW 101 and one other WW course, or consent of instructor. $40 Lab Fee.

WW 293. SANTO CARVING. (3)

This course is an introduction to the tools, materials, safety procedures and techniques used in carving traditional and contemporary santos. The class is primarily hands-on carving with a small amount of lecture that covers the religious symbolism and culture surrounding santos as well as the many types of styles found in northern New Mexico. Students will design and fabricate their own santo as they progress through the class. $40 Lab Fee.

Last Updated: Dec 18 2012