Spring 2021 Courses and Supplemental Programming Opportunities

All-Modes Courses for Spring 2021

Biology

  • Molecular Biology laboratory section, BI333L
  • Plant Physiology laboratory section, BI341L

Theater

  • Acting Scene Study, TH241
  • Directing, TH330
  • Advanced Scene Study, TH349
  • Musical Theater Scene Study, TH392

Media and Communication

  • Public Relations Practicum, CM120/3
  • Intro to Public Relations, CM219/1
  • Visual Media for the Web, CM268/1
  • Video Production II, CM350/1
  • Senior Seminar II, CM490/1 and CM490/2 

Art and Design

  • Studio Art: Foundations II, FA103/Lecture/4
  • Metals and Jewelry I, FA205/Lecture/1
  • Metals and Jewelry II, FA240/1
  • Metals and Jewelry III, FA241/1
  • Metals and Jewelry IV, FA342/1
  • Printmaking II (Screen Printing), FA220/Lecture/1
  • Printmaking III (New Forms), FA222/Lecture/1
  • Ceramics II, FA230/1
  • Ceramics III, FA231/1
  • Ceramics IV, FA332/1
  • Scientific Illustration II, SI302/1
  • The Artist and the Exhibition: Gallery Practicum, FA229/1
  • Entrepreneurship/Gallery Apprenticeship, FA378/1
  • Senior Thesis: Printmaking, FA490/2
  • Senior Thesis: Metals and Jewelry, FA490/3
  • Senior Thesis: Ceramics, FA490/6
  • Senior Thesis: Scientific Illustration, SI490/1

Supplemental Programming Opportunities for Spring 2021

Below is an initial list of optional, in-person supplemental programming opportunities for Spring 2021. Many of these opportunities are experiential learning activities connected to specific spring courses.
 

Undergraduate Supplemental Programming 

  • Civic Engagement: Advocacy-in-Action Fridays will be an opportunity for students in any major or class year to explore civic engagement in community through a hands-on advocacy project developed this fall. 
  • REAL Certificate Program: Graduating REAL students will have the opportunity to work with peer mentors and staff on campus to complete social inclusion hours and capstone projects. This is a three-hour weekly workshop.
  • Physics: Introductory Physics laboratory exercises and demonstrations. Supplements PH212: Physics II and PH202: Fundamental Concepts of Physics II.
  • Media and Communication: Access to Video Equipment and Supervised Video Lab for use of powerful editing computers. Supplements CM490: Senior Seminar II, CM350: Video Production II, and CM275: Video Production I.
  • Education: Hands-on Use of Manipulative Materials for Elementary Mathematics, strategy games for problem solving and generalizations essential to a mathematical mind set. Literature & role-playing for similar goals. Six workshops spread across the semester. Supplements ED526A: Learning and Assessment in Elementary Math (primarily), ED207: Design Thinking & Problem-Based Learning STEAM1, and ED416: Student Teaching.
  • First Year Seminar: Film Screenings and Discussions of course films about racial integration. Supplements FY103.1: Can't We All Just Get Along? Performing Integration in American Culture

Art and Design

  • Ceramics Studio, supervised access to pottery wheels, glaze materials and equipment, and kilns for finishing work. Supplements FA385.1: Special Studies in Ceramics, FA383: Senior Studio in Ceramics, FA332 Ceramic IV, FA231 Ceramics III, and FA 230 CeramicS II.
  • Metals and Jewelry Studio, supervised access to work on technical aspects of the fabrication process. Supplements FA490: Senior Thesis Metals and Jewelry, FA342 Metals and Jewelry IV, FA241 Metals and Jewelry III, FA240 Metals and Jewelry II, and FA205 Metals and Jewelry I
  • Digital Fabrication Lab, Utilize and learn the equipment in the lab. Software and designing would take place online. Supplements FA276: 3D Printing/Digital Fabrication.
  • Figure Drawing Sessions with a live model held weekly. Supplements FA304: Figure Drawing. 
  • Advanced Printmaking studies through supervised access to the two rooms of the printmaking studio. Supplements FA220: Printmaking II, FA222: Printmaking III, FA490: Senior Studio in Printmaking. 
  • Glenside Public Arts Project, students work in a collaborative community and produce artwork. Held in Spruance 114 and woodshop every Friday from 1 to 4 p.m. Production may also take place outside or in Glenside. Supplements FA378: Public Art Apprenticeship.
  • Brookside Studios Woodshop, supervised access for students to use tools and fabrication space. Students would undergo safety training. Supplements FA 103: Studio Art Foundations I, Theater courses, FA229: The Artist and The Exhibition The Gallery Practicum, FA378 Public Art Apprenticeship, and Senior Thesis. 
  • Digital Technologies for Applied Artists including scanning, experimenting with printers, and testing paper types in the Mac Lab. Supplements FA490 and SI490 for all applied art disciplines, including graphic design, illustration, scientific illustration, and photography.

Arcadia Exhibitions

  • Teaching/Performance Experiences between CTLM student fellows and the performance group Just Act (currently in residence). Devise participatory Forum Theatre pieces about racial injustice on campus.
  • Arcadia’s Pati Hill Collection, supervised access providing interaction and engagement with the collection, a functioning research and loaning archive on campus. Supplements AH378: Art History/Curatorial Apprenticeship.

Theater

  • Musical Theater Partnering Methods and Ensemble Collaboration through the active preparation and performance of musical theater scenes. Supplements TH392: Musical Theater Scene Study.
  • Voice Lessons, weekly in-person lessons and monthly studio classes for singing actors. Supplements TH159: Applied Voice for Musical Theater.
  • Dance Workshops for skill development, held bi-weekly. Supplements TH228: Dance Techniques for Musical Theater
  • Refinement and Critique of Individualized Theater Performance Projects during the final weeks of the semester. Supplements TH490: Advanced Workshop in Theater.
  • Open Studio Hours for Acting/Directing classes or work not connected to any class. Supplements any acting/directing theater class, in particular, TH349: Advanced Scene Study.
  • Open Studio Hours for Directing including work on creating stage pictures and understanding how movement in integral to stage production. Supplements TH330: Directing.
  • Backstage Workshops, bi-weekly sessions teaching set/prop building, safe tool operation, hang/focus of lighting equipment, costume construction, and programming sound and lighting cues. Supplements TH190 and TH190L: Introduction to Backstage.
  • Outdoor Production of All's Well that Ends Well. Culminating event for theater students

Graduate Supplemental Programming

  • Education: Hands-on Use of Manipulative Materials for Elementary Mathematics, strategy games for problem solving and generalizations essential to a mathematical mind set. Literature & role-playing for similar goals. Six workshops spread across the semester. Supplements ED526A: Learning and Assessment in Elementary Math (primarily), ED207: Design Thinking & Problem-Based Learning STEAM1, and ED416: Student Teaching.
  • Psychology Counseling: Telehealth and Supervision for Internships, spaces designed to provide confidentiality and quiet space for students participating in these activities. Supplements PY630: Internship Mental Health Counseling, PY631: Internship Mental Health Counseling, and PY587: Practicum.
  • MFA Creative Writing: Residency for students in the Master’s degree program.