Spring 2020 Cumulative Curricular Actions

School of Art and Design

Communication Design Pathways

  • Update course title of AD 482 from TV and Viral Videos to TV & Web Video, 3 cr., 6 studio/lab hrs.; update course of study, learning outcomes and course description
    Requested date of Implementation: Winter 2020
    Action: Approved
  • Change prerequisites of CT 302 Digital Product Design I, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs., from CT 300 to none
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2020
    Action: Approved
  • Update prerequisites of CT 432 Self Promotion and Digital Portfolio, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs., from none to CG 121 or PH 374 or approval of instructor
    Requested date of Implementation: Spring 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Update Creative Technology Minor; drop CT 331 from Group A; drop CG 224 from Group B
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2020
    Action: Approved 
  • Change prerequisites of VP 411 Interpretive Exhibition Design, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs., from DE 226 to DE 226 or ID 282
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2020
    Action: Approved

Fashion
Menswear AAS Degree Program:

  1. Replace FM 202 with FM 116 as related area option in Semester 3
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2020
    Action: Approved

Textile/Surface Design
Textile/Surface Design One-Year AAS degree program:

  1. Drop TD 253 Advanced Decorative Fabrics, 2 cr., 4 studio/lab hrs., from Semester 2
  2. Add TD 206 Advanced Home Textiles, 2 cr., 4 studio/lab hrs., to Semester 2
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2020
    Action: Approved

Textile/Surface Design AAS degree program:

  1. Move TD 161 Fundamentals of Screen Printing, 2 cr., 4 studio/lab hrs., from semester 2 to semester 3
  2. Move TD 251 Techniques for Decorative Fabrics and Surfaces, 3 cr., 6 studio/lab hrs., from semester 3 to semester 2
  3. Drop TD 253 Advanced Decorative Fabrics, 2 cr., 4 studio/lab hrs., from Semester 4
  4. Add TD 206 Advanced Home Textiles, 2 cr., 4 studio/lab hrs., to Semester 4
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2020
    Action: Approved
  • Update course title of TD 211 from Surface Design in Paris to Design Research in Paris, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2020
    Action: Approved

School of Business and Technology

Advertising and Marketing Communications
Advertising and Marketing Communications Two-year AAS Degree Program:

  1. Remove 3 credits of American History requirement from AAS degree
  2. Update text on the major page:
  3. History of Art and Civilization 3 credits: HA 112
  4. Social Sciences 6 credits: SS 141 and SS 205
  5. Add SS 141 to semester 2
  6. Remove SS 131 
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved

Advertising and Marketing Communications BS Degree Program:

  1. Move AC 321 Principles of Public Relations, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs., from semester 6 to semester 5  
  2. Move AC 362 Video Studio Production, 3 cr., 2 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs., from semester 5 to semester 6
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2020 
    Action: Approved
  1. Add American History requirement to the BS degree program.
    Update text on the major page:
  • American History: 3 credits
    CHOICE of EN 271, EN 272, EN 274, or EN 335, or (HA 314), HI 202, HI 203, HI 391, HI 392, HI 393, or HI 394
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved
  • New course AC 202 Strategic Planning for Integrated Marketing Communications, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): AC 111 and AC 114
    Co-requisite(s): AC 272
    Description: Students plan and develop integrated marketing communications strategies and plans in order to achieve specific marketing and communication objectives. Through student agency teamwork, they make strategic decisions about marketing and IMC mix elements and plans, based on corporate strategy, competitive and market analysis and research interpretation.
    Proposed General Education: none
    Minor(s): none
    Type of Course: Major Area Required
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Update course of study and blended delivery of AC 221 Publicity Workshop, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2020
    Action: Approved
  • Blended delivery of AC 242 Fashion Journalism Workshop, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
  • Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2020
    Action: Approved
  • New course AC 301 Shopper Marketing and Sales Promotion, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): AC 111 and AC 114 and AC 272
    Co-requisite(s): None
    Description: Students learn to plan Shopper Marketing and Sales
    Promotion campaigns as defined by effective shopper marketing objectives, formulation of shopper personas, understanding shopper behaviors, identification of shopper barriers and the implementation of shopper strategies. These are achieved via Shopper Marketing campaign ideas, appropriate sales promotion activities and powerful activation plans.
    Proposed General Education: none
    Minor(s): none
    Type of Course: Elective course
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Blended delivery of AC 312 Multi-Channel Copywriting, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2020
    Action: Approved
  • Online delivery of AC 472 Social Media for Integrated Marketing Communications, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2020
    Action: Approved

Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing

  • Update course title of CM 341 from Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing to Beauty Marketing for the Digital Age, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2020
    Action: Approved

Entrepreneurship

  • Add CM 251 The Business of Beauty 360 to the Creative Entrepreneurship minor
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2020
    Action: Approved

Fashion Business Management
Fashion Business Management BS Degree Program:

  1. Replace BL 343 with FM 303
  2. Update Major/Related Area Electives/Internship text to read:
    **Major/Related Area Electives/Internship: 6 credits. CHOICE of two
    electives or one elective and one internship for 6 credits total: FM 300,
    FM 303, FM 321, FM 322, FM 324, FM 326, FM 328, FM 329, FM 330, FM 341, FM 362, FM 363, FM 423, FM 431, FM 441 FM 492, FM 499, or EP
    311 or PK 361
  3. Add FM 380A Special Topic: Case Study in Distributors- Amazon, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs., FM 423 Fashion Planning and Allocation, 3 cr., 2 lec., 2 studio/alab hrs., and FM 441 Computer-Aided Product Development II, 3 cr., 2 lec., 2 studio/alab hrs., to the list of major area electives in the Fashion Business Management BS degree program.
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2020
    Action: Approved

Fashion Business Management/Florence and New York BS Degree Program:

  1. Drop FM 226 International Buying and Marketing, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs. from Florence major area in semester 5
  2. Add FM 326 Sustainability in Fashion Merchandising, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs., to Florence major area in semester 5
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2020 
    Action: Approved
  • New course FM 201 Social Media Applications for Fashion Business, 3 cr., 2 lec. hrs
    Prerequisite(s): none
    Co-requisite(s): none
    Description: Students explore the social media platforms used by the fashion business industry. Course assignments emphasize blogging, vlogging, Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, Pinterest, and any emerging social media platforms.
    Proposed General Education: none
    Minor(s): none
    Type of Course: Major Area Elective
    Requested date of Implementation: Spring 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Change prerequisites of FM 206 Strategies of Merchandising, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs., from FM 108, FM 109 and FM 203 to FM 203
    Requested date of Implementation: Spring 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Change prerequisites of FM 245 Fashion Forecasting for Merchandisers, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs., from FM 117 to none
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2020
    Action: Approved
  • Deactivation of FM 321 Workshop in Apparel Merchandising, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: No action necessary
  • Update prerequisites of FM 326 Sustainability in Fashion Merchandising, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs., from FM 361 to none
  • Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2020 
    Action: Approved
  • New course FM 2XX Digital Tools in Merchandising, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): none
    Co-requisite(s): none
    Description: Digital Tools in Merchandising develops student’s digital skills as they relate to the role of a merchandiser. The course will introduce students to the fundamental techniques that Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop offer to manage and manipulate fashion images. Course assignments emphasize basic digital design development techniques for product merchandising.
    Proposed General Education: none
    Type of Course: Major Area Elective
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2020
    Action: Vote to not approve the action as proposed.  Recommended back to the department with the provision to add a pre-req course from the Art and Design School that introduces students to Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign.  By doing this, the focus of this proposed course may be updated to target how merchandisers use digital tools most effectively.  

Production Management
Production Management BS Degree Program:

  1. Update text for English to read:
    English: 6 credits. EN 121 and CHOICE of any 200- or 300- level EN course
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2020 
    Action: Approved
  • Update course description and course of study of MG 306 Information Systems: Case Analysis, 2 cr., 1 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2020
    Action: Approved

Technical Design

  • Change course title of TC 111 from Beginning Adobe Illustrator for Technical Design to Beginning Adobe Illustrator, 2 cr., 4 studio/lab hrs. 
    Requested date of Implementation: Spring 2020
    Action: Not approved

Textile Development and Marketing

  • Reactivation of TS 313 International Textile Product Development: Italy, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.; update course of study, learning outcomes and course description (course previously deactivated in Fall 2018)
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2020
    Action: Approved

School of Liberal Arts

English and Communication Studies

  • New course EN 142 Honors Composition and Rhetoric, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): Qualification for Presidential Scholars Program and English Placement Exam or equivalent
    Co-requisite(s): none
    Description: Students learn rhetorical concepts and apply them to produce various genres of writing appropriate to different rhetorical situations, with a focus on public writing. They use revision to develop texts through drafts, edit work to polish writing, and reflect upon writing processes. Students examine complex texts and use information technologies.
    General Education: Approved for Basic Communication (G1)
    Minor(s): None
    Type of Course: Liberal Arts Elective
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Update course of study of EN 233 Poetry, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs., propose course for online delivery, add the course to the English and English Literature minors, and propose course for SUNY general education designation Humanities (G7)
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2020
    Action: Approved
  • Online delivery of EN 306 Conflict Management and Negotiation, 3 cr. 3 lec. hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2020
    Action: Approved

Film, Media and Performing Arts

  • New course FI 208 Film Genres: Zombies, Viruses, and the End of the World, 3 cr., 2 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): none
    Co-requisites(s): none
    Description: Since the 1990s, American movies, TV shows, and books have been filled with zombie viruses, bioengineered plagues, and disease-ravaged bands of survivors. Students analyze why outbreak narratives have infected our public discourse and how they have affected the way Americans view the world. 
    General Education: Approved for Humanities (G7)
    Minor(s): Film and Media Studies
    Type of Course: Major Area Elective
    Requested date of Implementation: Spring 2021
    Action: Approved
  • New course FI 209 History of American Television, 3 cr., 2 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): none
    Co-requisites(s): none
    Description: This course is a critical survey of the history of American television, from its birth out of radio during 1940s to the present, with its seemingly infinite options for platforms and content. While television programs will be surveyed in terms of chronology, this course also examines them as cultural artifacts and industrial products that reflect such issues as class, consumerism, gender, desire, race, and national identity.
    General Education: Approved for Humanities (G7)
    Minor(s): Film and Media Studies
    Type of Course: Major Area Elective
    Requested date of Implementation: Spring 2021
    Action: Approved
  • New course PE 100 Introduction to Dance Movement Therapy, 3 cr., 2 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): none
    Co-requisites(s): none
    Description: This course introduces students to theory and techniques of dance movement therapy (DMT). Students learn the integrative health effects of DMT on mind, body and emotions. They are introduced to the fundamentals of creative arts therapy with an emphasis on the core dance aesthetic. Course practicums introduce students to DMT techniques that foster new perspectives of dance as a catalyst for self-discovery and personal growth and as a viable approach toward managing stress and nurturing mental and physical health. 
    General Education: Approved for The Arts (G6)
    Minor(s): Dance and Performing Arts and Integrative Wellness
    Type of Course: Liberal Arts Elective
    Requested date of Implementation: Winter 2021
    Action: Approved
  • New course PE 201 Advanced Fitness Training Course, 3 cr., 2 lec. hrs., 2 studio/lab hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Co-requisite(s): None
    Description: Students gain knowledge and hands-on experience necessary to design and execute exercise programs for all ages and physical levels, in both a gym setting and in private in-home environments.
    Proposed General Education: None
    Minor(s): Integrative Wellness
    Type of Course: Liberal Arts Elective
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2020
    Action: Approved

History of Art

  • Blended delivery of HA 221 East Asian Art and Civilization, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Spring 2021
    Action: Approved
  • New course HA 237 Global Fashion: Ancient Origins to Modern Styles, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): none
    Co-requisites(s): none
    Description: Survey of elite and everyday fashion in Africa, the Americas, Asia and Oceania from ancient origins to the 20th century. This course offers a geographical overview of global styles of adornment and dress, including cross-cultural connections and exchange, focusing on the aesthetics and making of dress and its representation in art.
    General Education: Approved for The Arts (G6), Humanities (G7), and Other World Civilizations (G9)
    Minor(s): Ethnic Dress in a Global Context, Fashion History, Theory and Culture, and History of Art
    Type of Course: Liberal Arts Elective
    Requested date of Implementation: Spring 2021
    Action: Approved
  • New course HA 238 Art and Design in Morocco, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): none
    Co-requisites(s): none
    Description: Offered in Morocco, this course explores the art, architecture, and artisanal crafts of this visually rich culture. Site visits allow students to understand the role of historical culture in the making of identity, and hands-on workshops with traditional craftspeople impart a humanitarian perspective on the role of art in society.
    General Education: Approved for The Arts (G6), Humanities (G7), and Other World Civilizations (G9)
    Minor(s): History of Art and Middle East and North African Studies
    Type of Course: Liberal Arts Elective
    Requested date of Implementation: Winter 2021
    Action: Approved

Modern Languages and Cultures

  • New course JA 113 Japanese Conversation in Japan, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): JA 111
    Co-requisites(s): none
    Description: Students review, develop, and expand use of spoken and written structures of contemporary Japanese through total immersion. Optional home stay and required field trips emphasize the interactive use of the Japanese language and provide enriched understanding of the people, history and culture of Japan.
    General Education: Approved for Foreign Language (G8)
    Minor(s): Asian Studies and Japanese
    Type of Course: Liberal Arts Elective
    Requested date of Implementation: Spring 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Online delivery of SP 112 Spanish II, 3 cr., 2 lec., 2 studio/lab hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Winter 2020
    Action: Approved

Science and Mathematics

  • New course CS 100 Societal Impact of Computing, Security, and Ethics, 3 cr., 3 studio/lec. hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): Mathematic Proficiency
    Co-requisite(s): None
    Description: This course is a modern introduction to computing and rising issues surrounding the broader areas of computer science. Fundamental computer science concepts as well as trending topics in social computing are covered. No programming background is required, but some degree of sophistication in mathematics is expected.
    Proposed General Education: None
    Minor(s): None
    Type of Course: Liberal Arts Elective
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2020 
    Action: Approved
  • Deactivation of MA 003 Algebra Review, 2 cr., 2 lec. hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2020 
    Action: Approved
  • Propose MA 153 Programming and Mobile Apps, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs., for SUNY General Education designation Mathematics (G2)
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2020
    Action: Approved
  • Update course title of SC 145 from Survey of General and Organic Chemistry to Introduction to Chemistry of Our Lives; update course of study, update co-requisites from SC 045 to none
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2020 
    Action: Approved

Social Sciences

  • Update prerequisites of SS 205 Introduction to Accounting & Financial Management, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs., from SS 141 to none
    Requested date of Implementation: Spring 2021
    Action: Approved
  • Add SS 243 History of Economic Thought, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs., to the History minor (course is already in the Economics minor)
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2020 
    Action: Approved
  • New course SS 312 Sensation & Perception, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): SS 131
    Co-requisite(s): None
    Description: This course examines the basic human senses and the psychological perceptions that help us interpret and respond to our environment. Students apply sensory and perceptual phenomena to concepts in their major fields of study and examine current applications of sensory and perceptual phenomena in a variety of fields.
    General Education: Approved for Social Sciences (G4)
    Minor(s): Psychology
    Type of Course: Liberal Arts Elective
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2020 
    Action: Approved
  • New course SS 313 Cultural Awareness, Design Responsibility and the Law, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): none
    Co-requisites(s): none
    Description: This course investigates the legal, financial, and social implications of cultural appropriation and the misuse of cultural property. A variety of indigenous and cultural groups ranging from the Wixáritari people of Mexico to the hip-hop community will be examined through case studies. Students develop strategies of how to design and collaborate with cultural groups in a sensitive and responsible manner.
    General Education: Approved for Social Sciences (G4) and Other World Civilizations (G9)
    Minor(s): Ethnic Dress in a Global Context, Ethics and Sustainability, Fashion History, Theory and Culture and Sociology
    Type of Course: Liberal Arts Elective
    Requested date of Implementation: Spring 2021
    Action: Approved

School of Graduate Studies

Art Market Studies

  • Change credits and hours of AM  602 Innovation in the Creative Industries from 3 cr., 3 lec., hrs to 4 cr., 2 lec., 4 studio/lab hrs.; update course of study
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2020 
    Action: Approved
  • Change credits, hours and course title of AM  654 from 3 cr., 1 lec., 4 studio/lab hrs. to 4 cr., 2 lec., 4 studio/lab hrs.; change course title to Practicum: Strategic Management for Art Organizations; update learning outcomes and course of study
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2020 
    Action: Approved

Exhibition and Experience Design

  • New course ED 502 Experiential Branding Design and Research, 1.5 cr., 3 studio/lab hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Co-requisite(s): None
    Description: This course introduces students to design research methods based on a people-first approach, participatory design relating to building branded experiences; along with learning the fundamentals of typography, color, visual language and crafting the brand voice and messaging for building concepts that deliver concrete solutions to broaden the scope of projects.
    Proposed General Education: None
    Minor(s): None
    Type of Course: Major Area Required
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2020 
    Action: Approved

Exhibition and Experience Design MA degree program:

  1. Drop ED 541 Introduction to Exhibition Design Graphics, 1.5 cr., 3 studio/lab hrs., from semester 1
  2. Add ED 502 Experiential Branding Design and Research, 1.5 cr., 3 studio/lab hrs., to semester 1
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2020 
    Action: Approved

Fashion and Textile Studies 

  • New special topics elective course FT 631A Overview of Modern Tapestries, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Co-requisite(s): None
    Description: This course is a reading/research seminar. While the subject to be investigated will change from year to year, the goals of the course remain constant.  An advanced seminar in the students’ 4th term should present a significant challenge and require original research that leads to a meaningful outcome, such as would be expected for research needed for a professional level conservation journal or professional proceedings publication. Research skills for a conservation based investigation are different than that for an art historical study. This course will focus on the special research skills and conservation resources needed to compile appropriate references for publication of a paper or creation of an original poster concerned with modern tapestry.  Areas of investigation will include but not be limited to such topics as a study of the chemistry of materials used, the physical breakdown pathway typical of tapestry woven art, a historical compilation of treatment choices, special techniques used in the creation of modern tapestry, and appropriate conservation methods.  An annotated bibliography as well as several presentations will be expected. 
    Proposed General Education: None
    Minor(s): None
    Type of Course: Special topics elective
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2020 
    Action: Approved
  • Add FT 701 Qualifying Paper Seminar, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs. to semester 3
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2020
    Action: Approved

Division of Academic Affairs

Internship Studies

  • Update course of study, course description and learning outcomes of IC 297 AAS Internship C: Career Exploration, 3 cr., 3 lec., hrs.
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2020
    Action: Approved
  • Change course title of IC 497 from Senior Internship C: Career Planning to Senior Internship: Career Planning, 3 cr., 3 lec. hrs.; update course of study
    Requested date of Implementation: Fall 2020
    Action: Approved