Leisure Studies Career Track

REC 150 FOUNDATIONS OF LEISURE SERVICES

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

This course is designed to allow the student to become aware of basic concepts of leisure. It stresses an understanding of philosophies, history and social factors that have had a significant effect on leisure services today. The course is designed to afford the student the opportunity to view the existing leisure services and understand the rationale behind their approach in implementing effective leisure resources. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall.

ART 160 PRINTMAKING I

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

This course will introduce the student to a variety of non-toxic printmaking techniques (e.g. solar etching, woodcut, linocut, dry point and monotype). Acids and harsh chemicals will not be used. The student will be encouraged to develop drawing, painting and design abilities as well as an expressive sensibility. 3 hours a week with additional studio time, 1 semester, 3 credits. This course may be taken for 2 credits with permission. Spring.

ART 163 CRAFTS AS AN ART FORM I

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

An introduction to craft techniques that encourage creative expression as well as an understanding of the cultural history behind the forms. A variety of media may be used including clay, mosaic, enamel, textile, glass and/or wood. 3 hours a week with additional studio time, 1 semester, 3 credits. This course may be taken for 2 credits with permission. Fall.

ART 186 CERAMICS I

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

A basic course in methods of working with clay including firing and glazing techniques. Emphasis will be given to the developing of good structural form and decorative design. Extensive use of the potter’s wheel along with hand-building. Course will include a visit to a ceramic exhibit. 3 hours a week with additional studio time, 1 semester, 3 credits. This course may be taken for 2 credits with permission. Fall.

ART 195 CALLIGRAPHY I

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

The development of those skills required to learn the Chancery Cursive Alphabet, based upon and adapted from the writing masters of the 15th century. Emphasis will be placed on the personal inventive usage of the style by the student calligrapher. 3 hours a week with additional studio time, 1 semester, 3 credits. This course may be taken for 2 credits with permission. Fall and spring.

ART 263 CRAFTS AS AN ART FORM II

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

A more advanced exploration of one or more crafts in which the student pursues an individual, in-depth and personal approach to the craft form. Prerequisite: ART 163 or departmental approval. 3 hours a week with additional studio time, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall.

ART 280 PHOTOGRAPHY AS AN ART I

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

Students will learn to approach photography as a means of creative expression. Course covers the aesthetic and technical aspects of black and white photography, including 35 millimeter camera technique, film processing and development of photographs in the darkroom. Weekly assignments, class critique of student work and slide lectures on photography are given. Students must have adjustable 35 millimeter camera capable of manual operation. No point and shoot or digital cameras. 3 hours a week with additional studio time, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

ART 286 CERAMICS II

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

An advanced ceramics course in which the student builds upon and reinforces previous ceramic experience in order to skillfully develop a personal expression through clay. Emphasis on developing skill on the potter’s wheel. Prerequisite: ART 186 or departmental approval. 3 hours a week with additional studio time, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall.

ART 292 CERAMIC SCULPTURE II

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

Students will build on previous skills begin in ART 190 Ceramic Sculpture I. They will work on developing their personal style of expression. Prerequisite: ART 190 or departmental approval. 3 hours a week with additional studio time, 1 semester, 3 credits. Spring.

ART 295 CALLIGRAPHY II

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

This course will build on calligraphic skills begun at the introductory level. The student will develop a personal style and will experience lettering on various surfaces, with assorted media and be introduced to new letter forms to produce integrated calligraphic statements. Prerequisite: ART 195 or departmental approval. 3 hours a week with additional studio time, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

ART 281 PHOTOGRAPHY AS AN ART II

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

A continuation of the principles of 35 millimeter photography with advanced black and white developing and printing techniques, including toning, bleaching, pushing and pulling film, use of camera filters and different lenses. Opportunity for experimentation with form and content. Students pursue individual assignments, developing a personal vocabulary of vision. Class critiques, gallery/museum visit and slide lectures. Prerequisite: ART 280 or departmental approval. 3 hours a week with additional darkroom time, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

MUS 206 THE OPERA

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

The evolution of the opera. Historical background of the great composers. Representative recordings and videos to supplement the lectures. Analysis of several individual operas. Required attendance at an opera performance. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Spring.

PSY 230 ADULT DEVELOPMENT AND AGING

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

Focus on human development from early adulthood through middle age, aging and death. Emphasis on the growth of the individual in relation to contemporary society, with theoretical viewpoints and empirical results from individual, social and developmental psychology. Prerequisite: PSY 100. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

REC 253 Therapeutic Recreation for Disabilities

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

This course provides an overview of therapeutic recreation services as they apply to the needs and nature of specific population groups, such as hospitalized children, elderly, physically disabled, developmentally disabled, emotionally disturbed, substance abusers or the socially deviant. Course work will include the study of medical technology. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall.

SOC 265 POPULAR CULTURE

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

An application of the theory and methodology of sociology to a study of popular culture in America. Content will include an analysis of institutional and market processes. Emphasis will be placed on the decision-making processes in the mass media, music, film and television and their respective impact on society. Prerequisite: SOC 100 or SOC 133 or SOC 136.  3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Spring.

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