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UB Undergraduate Academic Schedule: Spring 2022

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AAS 199SEM - Ub Seminar-The African American Artist
Ub Seminar-The African American Artist ZAR Enrollment Information (not real time - data refreshed nightly)
Class #:   18410   Enrollment Capacity:   28
Section:   ZAR   Enrollment Total:   21
Credits:   3.00 credits   Seats Available:   7
Dates:   01/31/2022 - 05/13/2022   Status:   OPEN WITH RESERVES
Days, Time:   M W F , 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
Room:   Alumni 88 view map
Location:   North Campus      
Reserve Capacities
Description Enrollment Capacity Enrollment Total  
EOP Seats Reserved 20 10  
This course is reserved for students in the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP). How do images affect culture, society, and identity in America? As Americans, how do we sort out whom we are, while constantly bombarded with images and symbols telling us who we should be? These are a few of the questions we will explore in this cross-cultural course on American Diversity. Investigating the roles of race, class, religion, gender, and sexuality in the world of images. Throughout the semester we will pay particular attention to visual mediums such as art, television, movies, printed images, and a host of cultural symbols affecting us everyday. Readings and other course materials are interdisciplinary, including anthropological and historical perspectives, documentary films, literary material and most of all, art.
Enrollment Requirements
Prerequisites: Students who have already successfully completed the first year seminar course may not repeat this course. If you have any questions regarding enrollment for this course, please contact your academic advisor.
  Course Description
The three credit UB Seminar is focused on a big idea or challenging issue to engage students with questions of significance in a field of study and, ultimately, to connect their studies with issues of consequence in the wider world. Essential to the UB Curriculum, the Seminar helps students with common learning outcomes focused on fundamental expectations for critical thinking, ethical reasoning, and oral communication, and learning at a university, all within topic focused subject matter. The Seminars provide students with an early connection to UB faculty and the undergraduate experience at a comprehensive, research university. This course is equivalent to any 199 offered in any subject. This course is a controlled enrollment (impacted) course. Students who have previously attempted the course and received a grade of F or R may not be able to repeat the course during the fall or spring semester.
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  • AAS 199SEM  Ub Seminar-The American Image:Art, Media