182 Course Descriptions
2018-2019 USC Upstate Catalog
basics, financial reports, supervisory skills, and leadership roles. Prerequisites:
MATH 121 or consent of instructor.
AMMG U330. Manufacturing Work Practice (3) Manufacturing work
practices including safety topics, lean manufacturing, training, and operational
efficiency. Prerequisites: AMMG U300 or consent of instructor.
AMMG U410. Manufacturing Leadership II (3) Manufacturing leadership
including budgeting, project selection, supervision, and leadership roles.
Prerequisites: AMMG U300 or consent of instructor.
AMMG U415. Manufacturing Quality (3) Manufacturing quality practices
including statistical process control, quality management systems, and problem
solving methodology. Prerequisites: AMMG U300 or consent of instructor.
AMMG U420. Manufacturing Project Management (3) Tools and techniques
for planning, and scheduling manufacturing projects. Prerequisites:
AMMG U300 or consent of instructor.
AMMG U450. Operational Excellence (3) Advanced operational excellence.
This course will build on concepts taught in AMMG 330 and 415
including value stream mapping, supply chain management, and change
management. Prerequisites: AMMG U330 and U415 or consent of instructor.
AMMG U500. Senior Seminar (3) Manufacturing management concepts
including an exploration of manufacturing’s effect on the local community and
global society. Prerequisites: AMMG U410 and 450 or consent of instructor.
AMERICAN STUDIES (AMST)
AMST U101. American Studies, 17th-19th Century (3) A survey of the
historical, political, social, economic and cultural forces that shaped American
life from the early seventeenth to the late nineteenth century.
AMST U102. American Studies, 20th Century (3) A survey of the historical,
political, social, economic and cultural forces that have shaped American
life in the twentieth century.
AMST U314. Armed Forces and Society (3). Interdisciplinary approach
to military-social relations in the United States with emphasis on the powers
of civilian political leaders to wage war; the rise of the garrison state and
military-industrial complex; and past and present uses of the armed services
as a social laboratory to test and apply ideas about race, class, and gender.
(cross listed with POLI U314)
AMST U315. Civil War Culture (3). Experiential and kinesthetic learning
experiences that engage with the prevailing military ideas and institutions
of the 1860s as well as the everyday lives of Americans who lived and died
during that period. (Cross-listed as HIST U315)
AMST U316. Conspiracies in American Culture (3). Role of proven and
alleged conspiracies in the shaping of American identity from the colonial
era of the United States to the present.
AMST U398. Topics in American Studies (3) Interdisciplinary reading
and research on selected aspects of American culture. May be taken more
than once if the topic is different. Prerequisite: AMST U101 or U102, junior
or senior standing, or consent of instructor.
AMST U399. Independent Study (1-3) An individualized, contracted
program of study planned in conjunction with a faculty member. Prerequisite:
consent of instructor.
ANTH U102. Understanding Other Cultures (3) Introduction to the
concepts, methods and data of sociocultural anthropology and anthropological
ART EDUCATION (ARTE)
ARTE U330. Foundations of Art Education (3) Introduction to art
education as a profession through theories, historical references and
philosophies. Current initiatives in the field will be reviewed through
educational research. Prerequisites: Minimum grade of C in ARTS U103
ARTE U399. Art Education Independent Study. (1-6). Opportunities
to design and develop projects of a complex and extensive nature in
keeping with the student’s major creative interests. A student may repeat
ARTE U399 with a different study description for a total of no more than six
hours of undergraduate credit. Prerequisites: Junior standing or consent
of the instructor.
ARTE U429. Elementary and Middle School Methods for Art Education
(3) Instructional strategies to construct appropriate curriculum for K-8
schools. The topics are artistic growth of children, responding to art works,
studio production and classroom management. A portion of the course
includes a 30 hour practicum component. Prerequisites: ARTE U330 and
admission to the professional program.
ARTE U430. Secondary Methods for Art Education (3) Curriculum
designs for secondary visual arts classroom. The development of instructional
skills for various student populations is included in the course of study as well
as research and current initiatives. The course includes a 30 hour practicum
component in the schools. Prerequisites: ARTE U429 and admission to the
ARTE U450. School Art Program (3) Developing and working with
essential components of visual arts programs in the schools, including
the national and state standards with assessment methodology. Also
a supervised clinical experience in the school art classrooms of 40 hours
provides strategies to teach art in grades K-12. Observation and participation
in classroom settings is required to focus on classroom management
and conflict resolution. Prerequisites: ARTE U429 and admission to the
professional program in art education.
ARTE U459. Art Education Senior Seminar (3) Capstone experience
intended to provide an opportunity for teacher candidates to pull together
and reflect upon what was learned. Major capstone project required. Pre