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Basic Interior Space Planning
This is an introduction to planning interior spaces for students without drafting skills. Learn what it means to be an interior designer and apply conceptual approaches to interior design problems. Through sessions on color, scale and proportion, lighting, furniture arrangement, floor and wall treatments, and client psychology, learn to conceptualize and plan creative solutions for interior spaces. Master freehand dr...
Jan 28 - Apr 29
On Campus
Monday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Spring 2019
Basic Drafting
An introduction to the preparation of drawings for architectural purposes. Topics covered include identification and use of drafting equipment, drafting in scale, basic lettering, line weights, and standard notation conventions. The emphasis is on orthographic projections related to floor plans, elevations, and ceiling plans. Trade information related to the practice of architectural and interior design is integrated...
Jan 28 - Apr 29
On Campus
Monday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Spring 2019
Furniture Design
Students investigate all aspects of furniture design, including materials, fabrication techniques, form, style, drawing, and production. Emphasis is placed on scale, human factors, and industrial application. This course also covers the relationship of interior space, structure, and product purpose to object design. This is not a studio fabrication course, although scaled prototypes may be produced.
Jan 28 - Apr 29
On Campus
Monday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Spring 2019
Construction Documentation
This course provides an overview of construction processes and related project documents. Emphasis is placed on both the legal aspect of construction-related documents and the roles played by design professionals, contractors, owners, and others involved in the industry. You learn about construction documents, project manuals, bid proposals, specifications, contracts, submittals, and project closeout. You also examin...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 5194 - PCID 2002 A
  • Goya, Hiram
Jan 28 - Mar 11
On Campus
Monday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Spring 2019
The Media Business
An exploration of the work of media industries and the complex of factors that make the business of media so distinctive. In what ways has the media business evolved in the past 25 years? How do emergent media business models compare with legacy media industries? What economic drivers steer the media economy? How do business and political interests influence the packaging and selling of news and entertainment media...
Jan 28 - May 13
On Campus
Monday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Spring 2019
Linguistic Anthropology: On the Power of Gestures, Jokes, and Words
We often think of language as simply a means of expressing ideas and exchanging information. But as we move through our daily lives, our words and gestures continually construct, negotiate, and contest our identities, social worlds, and political conditions. This class explores the powerful role played by communication--and miscommunication--in the formation of gender dynamics, class relations, ethnic/racial identiti...
Jan 28 - May 13
On Campus
Monday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Spring 2019
The Arts and Social Engagement
A poem can change the world. Or just one person’s life. What explains the connection between an artwork and an individual, a wider public, a world? This course serves as an introduction to a pathway of courses that investigate this question by examining the variety of ways in which the arts make and meet people. We explore different modes of engagement: from the creation of stories that help us imagine and understand...
Jan 28 - May 13
On Campus
Monday
4:00 - 5:50 PM
Spring 2019
Reformation to Revolution: Mapping Discovery, Empire, and Dissent
This course is about the dynamic coming together of global exploration, cultural encounters, and the rise of the right to dissent in the early modern period. We begin by examining traditional accounts of the global flow of information and fantasy through maps and other texts that fueled adventures and ambitions, especially the revolution in cartography in the 15th century away from symbolic Christian cosmology to mat...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 6653 - NHIS 3313 A
  • Walker, Gina
Jan 28 - May 13
On Campus
Monday
4:00 - 5:50 PM
Spring 2019
Research Methods I
Studying and applying psychology requires learning research methods. Students learn the basics of observational, experimental, and quasi-experimental studies in psychology. Topics include the development of theoretically driven rationales for research studies, how to define appropriate research questions and hypotheses, internal and external validity, evaluation of bias, and the main research design types and feature...
Jan 28 - May 13
On Campus
Monday
3:50 - 6:30 PM
Spring 2019
Hungering for Opportunities: Food and Migrations
In the contemporary world, food sparks debates on power structures, race, ethnicity, and multiculturalism that acquire particular relevance in places where people from around the world live together and interact. In this course, we examine food in relation to migration in New York City and at the national and international levels. We look at how food can become an instrument of communication and cultural exchange but...
Jan 28 - May 13
On Campus
Monday
4:00 - 5:50 PM
Spring 2019
Sewing
Learn to sew simple garments using industrial equipment. Acquire the basic skills of cutting, construction, and finishing using a commercial pattern. Learn about fabric selection and practice hand sewing techniques. You will need a home sewing machine to complete homework assignments. Prerequisites: none.
Jan 27 - Apr 07
On Campus
Sunday
10:00 - 12:50 PM
Spring 2019
Portuguese Intro 1
This is the first course of a two-part sequence which introduces the fundamentals of speaking, listening, reading and writing in Portuguese. It is designed for students with no prior training in the target language. Students acquire elementary grammar, build vocabulary, and practice basic conversations. While enhancing their communicative skills, students acquire knowledge of the Portuguese-speaking world. The course...
Jan 26 - May 11
On Campus
Saturday
10:00 - 12:30 PM
Spring 2019
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