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Johnson State College

A Message From President Barbara Murphy

Non-discrimination and prevention of harassment and related unprofessional conduct

Academic Degree Programs

General Information

Degree Requirements

General Education Requirements

Academic Regulations and Requirements

Academic Departments

Department of Behavioral Sciences

Department of Business/ Economics

Department of Education

Department of Environmental & Health Sciences

Department of Fine & Performing Arts

Department of Humanities

Department of Mathematics

Department of Writing & Literature

Interdepartmental Programs

External Degree Program

Course Descriptions

Accounting Courses (ACC)

Allied Health Sciences Courses (AHS)

Anthropology Courses (ANT)

Art Courses (ART)

Art History Courses (ARH)

Biology Courses (BIO)

Business Courses (BUS)

Chemistry Courses (CHE)

Communications Courses (COM)

Community Service Courses (CSV)

Computer Information Systems Courses (CIS)

Dance Courses (DAN)

Economics Courses (ECO)

Education Courses (EDU)

English Courses (ENG)

ENG-1005 College Reading

ENG-1031/1032 College Writing 1A and 1B

ENG-1051 College Writing

ENG-1052 Exposition and Analysis

ENG-1070 Effective Speaking

ENG-1220 Rhetorical Expression

ENG-1260 Introduction to Photojournalism

ENG-1310 Introduction to Literature

ENG-1330 FYS: Language of Film

ENG-1360 FYS: DYSTOPIA: Cautionary Tales of a Nightmarish Future

ENG-2005 The Self-Sufficient Writer

ENG-2051 Introduction to Newswriting

ENG-2052 Newspaper Publishing: Writing, Editing, Layout, and Design

ENG-2101 Creative Writing

ENG-2171/2172 World Literature I, II

ENG-2281/2282 Survey of English Literature I, II

ENG-2321/2322 Survey of American Literature I, II

ENG-2323 FYS: 1492: Reading the Conquest

ENG-2355 FYS: Tradition and Identity in Contemporary Literature

ENG-2510 Women and Literature

ENG-2810/4800 Internship

ENG-2910/4900 Independent Study in English

ENG-3020 Feature Writing

ENG-3022 Advanced Newspaper Publishing: Writing, Editing, Layout, and Design

ENG-3120 Poetry Workshop

ENG-3130 Fiction Workshop

ENG-3140 The Creative Essay

ENG-3270 Myth and Myth Making

ENG-3320 English Novel

ENG-3380 British Romantic Literature

ENG-3390 Literature of the Grotesque

ENG-3395 Satire in Literature

ENG-3405 Literary Journalism

ENG-3480 Modern Literature

ENG-3510 Contemporary Literature

ENG-3520 American Poetry

ENG-3530 American Novel

ENG-3580 African American Literature

ENG-3680 Linguistics and Language History

ENG-4010 Issues in Journalism

ENG-4110 The Form and Theory of Fiction

ENG-4120 The Form and Theory of Poetry

ENG-4130 The Form and Theory of Nonfiction

ENG-4150 Literary Criticism and Theory

ENG-4160 Investigative Journalism

ENG-4720 Seminar in Literature

ENG-4920 Senior Thesis

English as a Second Language Courses (ESL)

Environmental Science Courses (ENV)

French Courses (FRE)

Geology Courses (GEY)

History Courses (HIS)

Hospitality and Tourism Management Courses (HTM)

Humanities Courses (HUM)

Interdisciplinary Courses (INT)

Mathematics Courses (MAT)

Music Courses (MUS)

MUS-1015 Meet the Masters

MUS-1030 Music Fundamentals

MUS-1XXX Music Fundamentals II

MUS-1050 Elementary Piano Class

MUS-1051 Keyboard Harmony I

MUS-1052 Keyboard Harmony II

MUS-1061 Ear Training I

MUS-1062 Ear Training II

MUS-1120 Applied Music Lessons

MUS-1231 Music Theory I

MUS-1232 Music Theory II

MUS-2013 Jazz/Contemporary Music Theory III

MUS-2014 Jazz/Contemporary Music Theory IV

MUS-2023 Ear Training III

MUS-2024 Ear Training IV

MUS-2040 Foreign Language Diction

MUS-2053 Keyboard Harmony III

MUS-2054 Keyboard Harmony IV

MUS-2111 Jazz/Contemporary Ear Training III

MUS-2112 Jazz/Contemporary Ear Training IV

MUS-2120 String Instrument Teaching Methods

MUS-2130 Woodwind Instrument Teaching Methods

MUS-2140 Brass Instrument Teaching Methods

MUS-2160 Introduction to Technology in Music

MUS-2211 Jazz/Contemporary Keyboard III

MUS-2212 Jazz/Contemporary Keyboard IV

MUS-2220 Music Ensemble

MUS-2231 Studio Recording I

MUS-2240 Percussion Instrument Teaching Methods

MUS-2310 Jazz Improvisation

MUS-2313 Music Theory III

MUS-2314 Music Theory IV

MUS-2330 Elementary Voice Class

MUS-2350/4010 Music Theater Production

MUS-2810/4810 Internship in Music

MUS-2910/4910 Independent Study in Music

MUS-3031 History of Western Music I

MUS-3032 History of Western Music II

MUS-3040 Jazz in America

MUS-3050 The Social History of Rock and Roll

MUS-3060 Vocal Pedagogy K-12

MUS-3080 Choral Literature

MUS-3090 Song Interpretation: Bringing Songs to Life

MUS-3130 Composition

MUS-3140 Jazz Arranging

MUS-3160 Elementary School Music Methods

MUS-3210 Secondary School Music Methods

MUS-3215 Music Technology for the Classroom

MUS-3220 History of Blues

MUS-3230 Survey of American Musical Theater

MUS-3240 Applied Music Lessons

MUS-3272 Studio Recording II

MUS-3330 Worlds of Music

MUS-3350 Music of the Americas

MUS-3401 Conducting I

MUS-3402 Conducting II

MUS-3710 Special Topics in Music

MUS-3720 Seminar in Music Education

MUS-4020 Final Production in Studio Recording

MUS-4030 Applied Music Lessons

MUS-4720 Senior Recital

Outdoor Education and Recreation Courses (OER)

Philosophy Courses (PHI)

Physical Education Courses (PED)

Physics Courses (PHY)

Political Science Courses (POS)

Psychology Courses (PSY)

Science Courses (SCI)

Social Science Courses (SSC)

Sociology Courses (SOC)

Spanish Courses (SPA)

Theater Arts Courses (THA)


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