Jan 22, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Courses of Instruction


Course descriptions are listed alphabetically by subject prefix. Each course description begins with a subject prefix followed by a three-digit course number and the course title. If a course includes laboratory or other special activities, that information is contained in the course description. Prerequisites and co-requisites are also listed. A prerequisite is a course, experience, or other required preparation that must be completed before the student will be permitted to enroll in the course. A co-requisite is a course, experience, or other preparation that must be completed at the same time that the student is enrolled in the listed course.

Please note, when searching courses by “Code or Number”, an asterisk (*) can be used to return mass results. For instance, a “Code or Number” search of ” 1* ” can be entered, returning all 100-level courses.

 

Music, Applied Private Lessons for music majors and minors

  
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    MUP 232 - Applied Private Lessons - Organ


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of 100-level study.
  
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    MUP 233 - Applied Private Lessons - Piano


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of 100-level study.
  
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    MUP 241 - Applied Private Lessons - Flute


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of 100-level study.
  
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    MUP 242 - Applied Private Lessons - Oboe


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of 100-level study.
  
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    MUP 243 - Applied Private Lessons - Clarinet


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of 100-level study.
  
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    MUP 244 - Applied Private Lessons - Bassoon


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of 100-level study.
  
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    MUP 245 - Applied Private Lessons - Saxophone


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of 100-level study.
  
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    MUP 251 - Applied Private Lessons - Horn


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of 100-level study.
  
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    MUP 252 - Applied Private Lessons - Trumpet


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of 100-level study.
  
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    MUP 253 - Applied Private Lessons - Trombone


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of 100-level study.
  
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    MUP 254 - Applied Private Lessons - Euphonium


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of 100-level study.
  
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    MUP 255 - Applied Private Lessons - Tuba


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of 100-level study.
  
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    MUP 261 - Applied Private Lessons - Percussion


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of 100-level study.
  
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    MUP 271 - Applied Private Lessons - Violin


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of 100-level study.
  
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    MUP 272 - Applied Private Lessons - Viola


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of 100-level study.
  
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    MUP 273 - Applied Private Lessons - Cello


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of 100-level study.
  
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    MUP 274 - Applied Private Lessons - Double Bass


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of 100-level study.
  
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    MUP 275 - Applied Private Lessons - Guitar


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of 100-level study.
  
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    MUP 320 - Applied Private Lessons - Voice


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Successful completion of the Upper-Division Qualifying Exam, and consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of MUS 113 , and two semesters of 200-level study.
  
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    MUP 331 - Applied Private Lessons - Harpsichord


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Successful completion of the Upper-Division Qualifying Exam, and consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of MUS 113 , and two semesters of 200-level study.
  
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    MUP 332 - Applied Private Lessons - Organ


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Successful completion of the Upper-Division Qualifying Exam, and consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of MUS 113 , and two semesters of 200-level study.
  
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    MUP 333 - Applied Private Lessons - Piano


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Successful completion of the Upper-Division Qualifying Exam, and consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of MUS 113 , and two semesters of 200-level study.
  
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    MUP 341 - Applied Private Lessons - Flute


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Successful completion of the Upper-Division Qualifying Exam, and consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of MUS 113 , and two semesters of 200-level study.
  
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    MUP 342 - Applied Private Lessons - Oboe


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Successful completion of the Upper-Division Qualifying Exam, and consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of MUS 113 , and two semesters of 200-level study.
  
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    MUP 343 - Applied Private Lessons - Clarinet


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Successful completion of the Upper-Division Qualifying Exam, and consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of MUS 113 , and two semesters of 200-level study.
  
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    MUP 344 - Applied Private Lessons - Bassoon


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Successful completion of the Upper-Division Qualifying Exam, and consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of MUS 113 , and two semesters of 200-level study.
  
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    MUP 345 - Applied Private Lessons - Saxophone


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Successful completion of the Upper-Division Qualifying Exam, and consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of MUS 113 , and two semesters of 200-level study.
  
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    MUP 351 - Applied Private Lessons - Horn


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Successful completion of the Upper-Division Qualifying Exam, and consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of MUS 113 , and two semesters of 200-level study.
  
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    MUP 352 - Applied Private Lessons - Trumpet


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Successful completion of the Upper-Division Qualifying Exam, and consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of MUS 113 , and two semesters of 200-level study.
  
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    MUP 353 - Applied Private Lessons - Trombone


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Successful completion of the Upper-Division Qualifying Exam, and consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of MUS 113 , and two semesters of 200-level study.
  
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    MUP 354 - Applied Private Lessons - Euphonium


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Successful completion of the Upper-Division Qualifying Exam, and consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of MUS 113 , and two semesters of 200-level study.
  
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    MUP 355 - Applied Private Lessons - Tuba


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Successful completion of the Upper-Division Qualifying Exam, and consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of MUS 113 , and two semesters of 200-level study.
  
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    MUP 361 - Applied Private Lessons - Percussion


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Successful completion of the Upper-Division Qualifying Exam, and consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of MUS 113 , and two semesters of 200-level study.
  
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    MUP 371 - Applied Private Lessons - Violin


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Successful completion of the Upper-Division Qualifying Exam, and consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of MUS 113 , and two semesters of 200-level study.
  
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    MUP 372 - Applied Private Lessons - Viola


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Successful completion of the Upper-Division Qualifying Exam, and consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of MUS 113 , and two semesters of 200-level study.
  
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    MUP 373 - Applied Private Lessons - Cello


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Successful completion of the Upper-Division Qualifying Exam, and consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of MUS 113 , and two semesters of 200-level study.
  
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    MUP 374 - Applied Private Lessons - Double Bass


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Successful completion of the Upper-Division Qualifying Exam, and consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of MUS 113 , and two semesters of 200-level study.
  
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    MUP 375 - Applied Private Lessons - Guitar


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Successful completion of the Upper-Division Qualifying Exam, and consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of MUS 113 , and two semesters of 200-level study.
  
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    MUP 420 - Applied Private Lessons - Voice


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of 300-level study.
  
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    MUP 431 - Applied Private Lessons - Harpsichord


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of 300-level study.
  
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    MUP 432 - Applied Private Lessons - Organ


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of 300-level study.
  
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    MUP 433 - Applied Private Lessons - Piano


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of 300-level study.
  
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    MUP 441 - Applied Private Lessons - Flute


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of 300-level study.
  
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    MUP 442 - Applied Private Lessons - Oboe


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of 300-level study.
  
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    MUP 443 - Applied Private Lessons - Clarinet


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of 300-level study.
  
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    MUP 444 - Applied Private Lessons - Bassoon


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of 300-level study.
  
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    MUP 445 - Applied Private Lessons - Saxophone


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of 300-level study.
  
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    MUP 451 - Applied Private Lessons - Horn


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of 300-level study.
  
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    MUP 452 - Applied Private Lessons - Trumpet


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of 300-level study.
  
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    MUP 453 - Applied Private Lessons - Trombone


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of 300-level study.
  
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    MUP 454 - Applied Private Lessons - Euphonium


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of 300-level study.
  
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    MUP 455 - Applied Private Lessons - Tuba


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of 300-level study.
  
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    MUP 461 - Applied Private Lessons - Percussion


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of 300-level study.
  
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    MUP 471 - Applied Private Lessons - Violin


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of 300-level study.
  
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    MUP 472 - Applied Private Lessons - Viola


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of 300-level study.
  
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    MUP 473 - Applied Private Lessons - Cello


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of 300-level study.
  
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    MUP 474 - Applied Private Lessons - Double Bass


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of 300-level study.
  
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    MUP 475 - Applied Private Lessons - Guitar


    1-2 credit hours
    May be taken twice for 1-2 credit hours. Consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of 300-level study.

Music Ensembles for music majors, minors, and non-majors

  
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    MUP 101 - Chamber Choir


    1 credit hour
    Consent of instructor required.
  
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    MUP 102 - University Chorus


    1 credit hour
  
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    MUP 103 - Concert Choir


    1 credit hour
    Consent of instructor required.
  
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    MUP 104 - Opera Workshop


    1 credit hour
    Consent of instructor required.
  
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    MUP 105 - Wind Ensemble (Concert Band)


    0-1 credit hour
    Consent of instructor required.
  
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    MUP 106 - Jazz Ensemble


    1 credit hour
    Consent of instructor required.
  
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    MUP 107 - Saxophone Quartet


    1 credit hour
    Consent of instructor required.
  
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    MUP 108 - Accompanying


    1 credit hour
    Consent of instructor required. Co-requisite(s): MUS 230 .
  
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    MUP 109 - Chamber Music Ensemble


    1 credit hour
    Consent of instructor required.
  
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    MUP 110 - Orchestra


    1 credit hour
    Consent of instructor required.
  
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    MUP 111 - Brass Quintet


    1 credit hour
    Consent of instructor required.
  
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    MUP 112 - Woodwind Quintet


    1 credit hour
    Consent of instructor required.
  
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    MUP 113 - Guitar Ensemble


    1 credit hour
    Consent of instructor required.
  
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    MUP 114 - Percussion Ensemble


    1 credit hour
    Consent of instructor required.
  
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    MUP 115 - Clarinet Choir


    1 credit hour
    Consent of instructor required.
  
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    MUP 116 - Jazz Combo


    1 credit hour
    Consent of instructor required.
  
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    MUP 122 - Pep Band


    0-1 credit hour
    This music ensemble, for music majors and nonmajors, provides music for home games of the UM men’s basketball team.
  
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    MUP 123 - Drum Circle


    1 credit hour
    Improvisational drumming in a group setting, for non-majors and majors.

Nonprofit Studies

  
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    NPS 371 - Nonprofit Organizations - Overview and Operations


    3 credit hours
    An overview course that introduces students to the nonprofit sector in terms of its scope and structure, examines organization and management principles relevant to nonprofits with particular attention to differences from for-profit organizations, and explores career opportunities and paths in the nonprofit sector via use of guest speakers and projects. (Cross-listed with MG 371 .)
  
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    NPS 409 - Internship in Nonprofit Studies


    3 credit hours
    Work-related experience in a private, public, or government organization enhancing student learning of academic concepts and theories in nonprofit studies. Course may be repeated or completed for up to 6 credit hours. Graded on a pass/fail basis. Restricted to students with Nonprofit Studies minor and a GPA of at least 3.0, or consent of instructor required.
  
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    NPS 420 - Social Entrepreneurship and Sustainability


    3 credit hours
    Social entrepreneurship is a rapidly developing and changing business field in which business and nonprofit leaders design, grow, and lead mission-driven enterprises. As the traditional lines blur between nonprofit enterprises, government, and business, it is critical that business students understand the opportunities and challenges in this new landscape. Through guest speakers, case discussion, lecture, and student presentations this course will explore this emerging field. Students will be expected to develop a business plan for a social enterprise. Because the field of social entrepreneurship is interdisciplinary and in its infancy, the course will be introductory in nature and will draw heavily from cases, speaker experience, and student inquiry. (Cross-listed with MG 420 .)
  
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    NPS 460 - Special Topics in Nonprofit Studies


    3 credit hours
    Study of selected topic in Nonprofit Studies. Course may be repeated for up to a total of 6 credit hours.
      Restricted to students with Nonprofit Studies minor declared. Prerequisite(s): NPS 371 .
  
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    NPS 476 - Applied Research in Nonprofit Studies


    3 credit hours
    Directed research in Nonprofit Studies. Course may be repeated for up to a total of 6 credit hours. Senior standing and consent of instructor required.

Philosophy

  
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    PHIL 110 - Introduction to Philosophy


    3 credit hours
    General Education Course
    Basic concepts, distinctions, and theories used in philosophical thinking. Emphasis on reasoning and critical thinking as applied to problems in philosophy.
  
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    PHIL 111 - Honors Introduction to Philosophy


    3 credit hours
    General Education Course
    An advanced introduction to basic concepts, distinctions, and theories used in philosophical thinking, appropriate for Honors students. Emphasis on reasoning and critical thinking as applied to problems in philosophy as discussed in the classic primary sources. Enrollment in the UM Honors Program required.
  
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    PHIL 180 - Critical Reasoning


    3 credit hours
    General Education Course
    Logical reasoning, including principles and methods of argument, mistakes in reasoning, theory or evidence, problems of meaning and definition.
  
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    PHIL 220 - Ethics


    3 credit hours
    General Education Course
    Process of moral reasoning, with a survey of theories of moral philosophy and their application to selected contemporary moral problems.
  
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    PHIL 221 - Honors Ethics


    3 credit hours
    General Education Course
    An advanced introduction to the process of moral reasoning, with a survey of theories of moral philosophy and their application to selected contemporary moral problems. Discussions will center on classic primary sources. Enrollment in the UM Honors Program required.
  
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    PHIL 230 - Science, Technology, and Value


    3 credit hours
    General Education Course
    A study of the impact that the progress of science has on our lives and our futures through the development of various technologies, and the ethical questions raised by our ever-increasing ability to control the world.
  
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    PHIL 250 - Symbolic Logic


    3 credit hours
    Advanced modern formal logic, symbolizing prose, evaluating arguments for validity and soundness, proving theorems with various logical systems. Emphasis on the relationships between logic and language and the role of logic in analytic philosophy.
  
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    PHIL 270 - Philosophy of the Nineteenth Century


    3 credit hours
    An examination of the leading philosophers of the 19th century, including: Kant, Hegel, Marx, Nietzsche and Kierkegaard. Particular attention on issues of epistemology, ethics, and philosophy of religion, as well as to the influence such figures continue to have on the philosophical and cultural landscape of the 20th century. Readings from the primary sources.
  
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    PHIL 280 - Ancient and Medieval Philosophy


    3 credit hours
    General Education Course
    Development of Western philosophy, from its beginnings in Greece through the medieval period. Emphasis on the outstanding philosophers of each period.
  
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    PHIL 290 - Modern Philosophy


    3 credit hours
    General Education Course
    Modern philosophy from the Renaissance to the present. Emphasis on the outstanding philosophers of the period.
  
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    PHIL 300 - Special Topics in Philosophy


    3 credit hours
    In-depth study of a topic in philosophy, through individual or small-group sessions, with assigned readings. Prerequisite(s): A 100- or 200-level PHIL course or equivalent, or consent of instructor.
  
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    PHIL 310 - Philosophy of Religion


    3 credit hours
    In-depth study of the main arguments for and against the existence of the traditional Judeo-Christian God and several other problems that the theist must address. Emphasis on the relationship between faith and reason, the traditional properties that God is thought of as having, and problems concerning reference to God. Prerequisite(s): A 100- or 200-level PHIL course or equivalent, or consent of instructor.
  
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    PHIL 320 - Feminist Philosophy


    3 credit hours
    An examination of some central themes in Feminist philosophy, including the definition of gender and gender roles, discrimination and affirmative action, institutional sexism, Feminist Ethics and Feminist Epistemology. Classical and contemporary philosophical sources will be read and analyzed. Prerequisite(s): A 100- or 200-level PHIL course or equivalent, or consent of instructor.
  
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    PHIL 321 - Philosophical Pragmatism


    3 credit hours
    An examination of American philosophical pragmatism, especially as represented by the classical pragmatism of C. S. Pierce, William James, and John Dewey. Attention paid to contemporary pragmatism and such figures as Richard Rorty and Cornel West. West’s Introduction to Pragmatism, The American Evasion of Philosophy, will be supplemented with primary sources. Prerequisite(s): A 100- or 200-level PHIL course or equivalent, or consent of instructor.
  
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    PHIL 330 - Philosophy of Science


    3 credit hours
    An in-depth study of the classic issues in the philosophy of science: the nature of scientific explanation, the confirmation of scientific theories, theories of truth, the distinction between science and metaphysics, the structure and status of observation statements, and the “unity science” thesis. Prerequisite(s): A 100- or 200-level PHIL course or equivalent, or consent of instructor.
  
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    PHIL 350 - Existentialism


    3 credit hours
    Introduction to some of the more important themes of contemporary existentialism, such as primacy of the individual, authentic existence, I-Thou relationship, and estrangement. Examination of the thought of Hegel, Kierkegaard, Marcel, Buber, Heidegger, Sartre, and Camus. Prerequisite(s): A 100- or 200-level PHIL course or equivalent, or consent of instructor.
  
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    PHIL 365 - Philosophy of Art


    3 credit hours
    This course investigates central questions that arise when philosophers think about art. Prerequisite(s): A 100- or 200-level PHIL course or equivalent or consent of instructor.
  
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    PHIL 400 - Studies in One or Two Philosophers


    3 credit hours
    A close reading of the major works of selected figures in philosophy. Prerequisite(s): Any 200-level PHIL course or equivalent or consent of instructor.
  
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    PHIL 410 - Epistemology


    3 credit hours
    An introduction to the problems and methods of modern epistemology, with a survey of various answers to such central questions as “What is it to know something?,” “What is the nature of truth?,” and “What is it about some beliefs that makes them more highly justified than others?” Prerequisite(s): Any 200-level PHIL course or equivalent or consent of instructor.
 

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