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Spring 2015 Class Schedule

College of Arts & Sciences

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Arts & Sciences

Course Title of Course Credit Ref. No. Section Day Hour Bldg. Room Instructor Consent Required Seats Remaining Status
210 Cross-Cul Inter:Exp&Unde 3.0 18004 LEC 0001 TR 2:30P - 3:45P KH 00011 Holland,Stephen P No 12 OPEN
Regular Academic
350C Special Topics 1.0 17851 LEC 0001 S 08:30A - 4:30P ARR SEE NOTES Quearry,Jayson Willi No 2 OPEN
Note: Class meets at the Kansas City Academy, 7933 Main St., Kansas City, Mo. 64114. Note: In the broadest sense, this class intends to study the different methods of storytelling in two distinct mediums (Comics and Film). The class will be structured around close readings of graphic novels prior to class meetings and comparative viewings of the film versions of these texts during class. As well, group discussions of each text and film will aid the study of how each medium imparts its narrative information and how the students have understood the information. Regular Academic
Topics: Comic Book to Film
350H Special Topics 3.0 17108 LEC 0002 R 6:00P - 9:00P ARR SEE NOTES Skidmore Jr,Max Jose No 11 OPEN
Note: Class meets at The Kansas City Indian Center, 600 West 39th St., Kansas City, Mo. 64111 Note: Web-assisted class Please contact Professor Skidmore at skidnv@hotmail.com for additional details about this class. If you have questions about enrolling in this class please contact the A&S Continuing Education office at 816-235-2736. Course Description: This class examines the best (and worst) horror movies from the silent era of Nosferatu to the modern era’s films such as 28 Days Later and Drag Me to Hell. With a festive Halloween theme, this class will not only look at how the filmmaking process has developed and changed over the last century, but will also examine how the reoccurring themes often match society’s trends of the time. In the ‘50s, did the monsters attacking bikini-be Regular Academic
Topics: Classic Horror Films
350R Special Topics 1.0 16951 LEC 0001 S 08:30A - 4:30P ARR SEE NOTES Skidmore Jr,Max Jose No 17 OPEN
Note: Class meets at The Kansas City Indian Center, 600 W. 39th St., Kansas City, Mo. 64111 on Feb. 28 and March 1 Regular Academic
Topics: Survey of Rock and Roll Films
400G Special Readings/Topics 3.0 13198 IND 0001 ARR ARR ARR Hensley-Ward,Rebecca No 6 OPEN
Topic: Pathological Gambling and its Effect on Society Note: Class Meets: 1st 8 weeks – (Jan.20 –Mar.15). Eight Week - First
Topics: Gambling & Effect on Society
400RR Special Readings/Topics 3.0 13239 LEC 0001 ARR ARR ARR Butcher,Nick T No 0 CLOSED
Note: Class meets 1st 8 weeks (Jan 20-Mar 15). Class is taught via the Internet. Go to http://blackboard.umkc.edu/ and log-in with your SSO for complete class information. For help using this resource, contact the Call Center at 816-235-2000.Eight Week - First
Topics: Violence/Substance Abuse Res
400SA Special Readings/Topics 2.0 18644 LEC 0002 ARR ARR SEE NOTES Butcher,Nick T No 1 OPEN
Note: is an Independent study class Web Address: https://blackboard.umkc.edu Eight Week - Second
Topics: Drugs of Abuse: Clinical Conce
400SS Special Readings/Topics 3.0 13237 LEC 0001 ARR ARR INTERNET Butcher,Nick T No -1 CLOSED
Class is taught via the Internet. Go to http://blackboard.umkc.edu/ and log-in with your SSO for complete class information. For help using this resource, contact the Call Center at 816-235-2000.Eight Week - Second
Topics: Women/Substance Abuse
490 Special Topics 1.0-3.0 12074 IND 0003 ARR ARR ARR No 10 OPEN
Note: Instructor's consent required Regular Academic
490 Special Topics 1.0-3.0 12075 IND 0004 ARR ARR ARR No 10 OPEN
Note: Instructor's consent required Regular Academic
490B Special Topics 3.0 14528 IND 0001 ARR ARR INTERNET Thurlow,Christine Br No 7 OPEN
Class is taught via the Internet. Go to http://blackboard.umkc.edu/ and log-in with your SSO for complete class information. For help using this resource, contact the Call Center at 816-235-2000.Regular Academic
Topics: Experience of Health in Aging
490S Special Topics 1.0 16973 LEC 0001 S 08:30A - 4:30P ARR SEE NOTES Quearry,Jayson Willi No 5 OPEN
Note: Class meets at The Kansas City Academy, 7933 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.Dates TBD. Topic: Superhero Cinema and the Post-9/11 American Myth Course Description: Through an examination of modern and classic superhero film adaptations, students will be introduced to the process of reading filmic texts. Specifically, students will be introduced to the components of cinema that define it as a medium and how they aid in the conveyance of thematic content. The superhero genre’s current global box office dominance will serve as a textual case study for reading a body of films for thematic value. Studying the repetition of the superhero origin narrative, the liminal ritual, 9/11 imagery, and costume symbolism within the genre, a discussion about the genre’s importance as an American cultu Regular Academic
Topics: Superhero Cinema & Post-9/11
490W Special Topics 3.0 13199 LEC 0001 ARR ARR INTERNET Bellovich,Tena Jean No 3 OPEN
Class is taught via the Internet. Go to http://blackboard.umkc.edu/ and log-in with your SSO for complete class information. For help using this resource, contact the Call Center at 816-235-2000.Eight Week - First
Topics: Web Multimedia/Animation
491 International Internship 1.0-9.0 13200 IND 0001 ARR ARR ARR No 10 OPEN
Regular Academic
492 Field Practicum In Aging 3.0 13201 FLD 0001 ARR ARR ARR Breytspraak,Linda M Yes 10 OPEN
Note: Instructors consent required Prerequisite: Completion of three Gerontology core courses are required Regular Academic
5501B St:Crit Thnkng Social St 1.0-3.0 14527 LEC 0001 ARR ARR INTERNET Thurlow,Christine Br No 14 OPEN
Class is taught via the Internet. Go to http://blackboard.umkc.edu/ and log-in with your SSO for complete class information. For help using this resource, contact the Call Center at 816-235-2000.Regular Academic
Topics: Experience of Health & Aging
5501E Special Rdngs/Topics 1.0-3.0 12077 LEC 0001 ARR ARR ARR No 15 OPEN
Regular Academic
5520 Crit C:Rsrch Cpstn Semnr 3.0 12078 LEC 0001 ARR ARR ARR Austin,April Louise Yes 3 OPEN
Note: Permission of instructor and consent number required Regular Academic
5520 Crit C:Rsrch Cpstn Semnr 3.0 18642 LEC 0002 ARR ARR ARR Rydberg-Cox,Jeffrey No 0 CLOSED
Regular Academic
5535 Directd Studies Lib Art 1.0-3.0 12079 LEC 0001 ARR ARR ARR Yes 10 OPEN
Note: Permission of instructor and permission number required Regular Academic
5540 Liberal Arts Thesis 1.0-3.0 12080 LEC 0001 ARR ARR ARR Yes 18 OPEN
Note: Permission of instructor and consent number required Regular Academic
5592 Field Practicum In Aging 3.0 13202 FLD 0001 ARR ARR ARR Breytspraak,Linda M Yes 8 OPEN
Note: Instructor's consent required Prerequisite: Completion of A&S 5500 and three Gerontology core courses are required Regular Academic