Apr 12, 2024  
Undergraduate Record 2017-2018 
    
Undergraduate Record 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

Course Descriptions


 

Music-Ensembles

  
  • MUEN 3610 - Orchestra


    Orchestra Prerequisite: Instructor permission by audition. Note: Because the subject matter changes each semester, courses numbered MUEN 3600-3690 may be repeated for credit, but no more than sixteen performance credits may be applied toward the baccalaureate degree in the College.



    Credits: 2
  
  • MUEN 3620 - Wind Ensemble


    Wind Ensemble Prerequisite: Instructor permission by audition. Note: Because the subject matter changes each semester, courses numbered MUEN 3600-3690 may be repeated for credit, but no more than sixteen performance credits may be applied toward the baccalaureate degree in the College.



    Credits: 2
  
  • MUEN 3630 - Chamber Ensemble


    Chamber Ensemble Prerequisite: Instructor permission by audition. Note: Because the subject matter changes each semester, courses numbered MUEN 3600-3690 may be repeated for credit, but no more than sixteen performance credits may be applied toward the baccalaureate degree in the College.



    Credits: 1 to 2
  
  • MUEN 3640 - Klezmer Ensemble


    Klezmer Ensemble focuses on the music of the klezmorim, Jewish professional instrumentalists of Eastern Europe. Prerequisite: intermediate to advanced instrumental skills. Note: Because the subject matter changes each semester, courses numbered MUEN 3600-3690 may be repeated for credit, but no more than eight performance credits may be applied toward the baccalaureate degree in the college.



    Credits: 2
  
  • MUEN 3645 - Bluegrass Workshop


    This course seeks to develop the playing, singing, and improvising skills necessary for the idomatic performance of bluegrass music, while also providing an opportunity for discussion of its origins and development. Appropriate for experienced players working to improve their knowledge or for players versed in other genres to learn new styles.



    Credits: 1
  
  • MUEN 3646 - Bluegrass Band


    This course seeks to develop the advanced playing, singing, improvising, and collaborating skills necessary to perform in a traditional bluegrass band, along with knowledge of bluegrass history and repertoire. Prerequisite: MUEN 3645



    Credits: 1
  
  • MUEN 3650 - University Singers


    University Singers Prerequisite: Instructor permission by audition. Note: Because the subject matter changes each semester, courses numbered MUEN 3600-3690 may be repeated for credit, but no more than sixteen performance credits may be applied toward the baccalaureate degree in the College.



    Credits: 2
  
  • MUEN 3651 - Chamber Singers


    Chamber Singers Prerequisite: Instructor permission by audition. Note: Because the subject matter changes each semester, courses numbered MUEN 3600-3690 may be repeated for credit, but no more than sixteen performance credits may be applied toward the baccalaureate degree in the College.



    Credits: 2
  
  • MUEN 3655 - Opera Workshop


    Prerequisite: Instructor permission by audition. Note: Because the subject matter changes each semester, courses numbered MUEN 3600-3690 may be repeated for credit, but no more than sixteen performance credits may be applied toward the baccalaureate degree.



    Credits: 1
  
  • MUEN 3657 - Voice for the Stage


    A vocal performance class in which students alternately direct and perform in selected scenes. This course allows students to deepen their performing skills through alternating the roles of performer and director. Students will study assigned texts, scores and source materials from musical theater, opera and song and will then develop directorial and presentational/design concepts for productions, directing each other in short scenes. Prerequisite: Intermediate to advanced level/experience with solo singing and acting. Permission of instructor.



    Credits: 2
  
  • MUEN 3660 - Ensemble Music with Piano


    Studies in the preparation and performance of ensemble music with piano. Focus is on the development of collaborative skills and a practical understanding of cultural and theoretical context. Repertoire to be studied varies from semester to semester.



    Credits: 2
  
  • MUEN 3670 - Early Music Ensemble


    Performance of music written before 1750 on instruments appropriate to the period.Prerequisite: Instructor permission by audition. Note: Because the subject matter changes each semester, courses numbered MUEN 3600-3690 may be repeated for credit, but no more than sixteen performance credits may be applied toward the baccalaureate degree.



    Credits: 2
  
  • MUEN 3680 - New Music Ensemble


    Performance of vocal and instrumental music of the 20th- and 21st-century. Prerequisite: Instructor permission by audition. Note: Because the subject matter changes each semester, courses numbered MUEN 3600-3690 may be repeated for credit, but no more than sixteen performance credits may be applied toward the baccalaureate degree.



    Credits: 1
  
  • MUEN 3690 - African Music and Dance Ensemble Level 2


    Practical, hands-on course focusing on several music/dance forms from West Africa (Ghana, Togo) and Central Africa (BaAka pygmies). No previous experience with music or dance is necessary. Students seeking the co-requisite for MUSI 3090 should sign up for MUSI 3690. Prerequisite: Instructor permission by audition. May be repeated for credit.



    Credits: 2
  
  • MUEN 4690 - African Music and Dance Ensemble Level 3


    Third level of proficiency in several music/dance forms from West Africa (Ghana, Togo) and Central Africa (BaAka pygmies). Performances during and at the end of the semester. Students develop a leadership role and proficiency in drumming, dancing, singing. and in ensemble dynamics. Students seeking the co-requisite for MUSI 3090 should sign up for MUSI 3690. Prerequisite: Instructor permission by audition. May be repeated for credit.



    Credits: 2

Music-Marching Band

  
  • MUBD 2601 - Basketball Band


    The Basketball Band performs at every home men’s and women’s basketball game at the John Paul Jones Arena and all post season tournament games. Much of the music must be performed memorized. New music is introduced on a weekly basis. Students enrolling in Basketball Band must be a member of the current year’s marching band course (MUBD 2610, 2620, 2630, or 2640).



    Credits: 1
  
  • MUBD 2610 - Marching Band I


    An ensemble that performs at all home football games and selected away games each season, also traveling to Bowl games and performing at special events. This course counts as performance, and thus subject to the limit of eight credits of the 120 required for the B.A. Prerequisite: Students are selected by audition.



    Credits: 2
  
  • MUBD 2620 - Marching Band II


    An ensemble that performs at all home football games and selected away games each season, also traveling to Bowl games and performing at special events. Students assist in mentoring new band members enrolled in MUBD 2610. Prerequisite: MUBD 2610.



    Credits: 2
  
  • MUBD 2630 - Marching Band III


    An ensemble that performs at all home football games and selected away games each season, also traveling to Bowl games and performing at special events. Students run sectional rehearsals and tutor students enrolled in MUBD 2610 and 2620.  Prerequisite:  MUBD 2620.



    Credits: 2
  
  • MUBD 2640 - Marching Band IV


    An ensemble that performs at all home football games and selected away games each season, also traveling to Bowl games and performing at special events. Students assume leadership roles in the Marching Band, and contribute to the design and teaching of shows.  Prerequisite:  MUBD 2630.



    Credits: 2

Music-Private Performance Instruction

  
  • MUPF 1150 - Brass Technique for Woodwind Players


    This course is designed to be an introduction to the performing techniques and instructional materials of brass instruments. Furthermore, the students enrolled in the course will learn how to perform one brass instrument at a high level with the goal of being able to contribute as a brass player in the UVa Marching Band in the future.



    Credits: 1
  
  • MUPF 2110 - Performance (Voice)


    Individual instruction in musical performance. Details available here: http://artsandsciences.virginia.edu/music/performance/privatelessons/index.html. May be repeated as often as desired, but no more than 16 performance credits may be applied toward the baccalaureate degree in the College, with an additional 4 available for Distinguished Majors. There is an additional fee for private lessons. Please contact the McIntire Department of Music for information.



    Credits: 0.5
  
  • MUPF 2111 - Performance (Voice)


    Individual instruction in musical performance. Because the subject matter changes each semester, courses numbered MUPF 2110 -2181 may be repeated as often as desired, but no more than eight performance credits may be applied toward the baccalaureate degree in the College. (S) There is an additional fee for private lessons. Please contact the McIntire Department of Music for information.



    Credits: 1
  
  • MUPF 2120 - Performance (Piano)


    Individual instruction in musical performance. Details available here: http://artsandsciences.virginia.edu/music/performance/privatelessons/index.html. May be repeated as often as desired, but no more than 16 performance credits may be applied toward the baccalaureate degree in the College, with an additional 4 available for Distinguished Majors. There is an additional fee for private lessons. Please contact the McIntire Department of Music for information.



    Credits: 0.5 to 1
  
  • MUPF 2121 - Performance (Piano)


    Individual instruction in musical performance. Because the subject matter changes each semester, courses numbered MUPF 2110 -2181 may be repeated as often as desired, but no more than eight performance credits may be applied toward the baccalaureate degree in the College. (S) There is an additional fee for private lessons. Please contact the McIntire Department of Music for information.



    Credits: 1
  
  • MUPF 2130 - Performance (Organ, Harpsichord)


    Individual instruction in musical performance. Details available here: http://artsandsciences.virginia.edu/music/performance/privatelessons/index.html. May be repeated as often as desired, but no more than 16 performance credits may be applied toward the baccalaureate degree in the College, with an additional 4 available for Distinguished Majors. There is an additional fee for private lessons. Please contact the McIntire Department of Music for information.



    Credits: 0.5
  
  • MUPF 2131 - Performance (Organ, Harpsichord)


    Individual instruction in musical performance. Because the subject matter changes each semester, courses numbered MUPF 2110 -2181 may be repeated as often as desired, but no more than eight performance credits may be applied toward the baccalaureate degree in the College. (S) There is an additional fee for private lessons. Please contact the McIntire Department of Music for information.



    Credits: 1
  
  • MUPF 2140 - Performance (Strings)


    Individual instruction in musical performance. Details available here: http://artsandsciences.virginia.edu/music/performance/privatelessons/index.html. May be repeated as often as desired, but no more than 16 performance credits may be applied toward the baccalaureate degree in the College, with an additional 4 available for Distinguished Majors. There is an additional fee for private lessons. Please contact the McIntire Department of Music for information.



    Credits: 0.5
  
  • MUPF 2141 - Performance (Strings)


    Individual instruction in musical performance. Because the subject matter changes each semester, courses numbered MUPF 2110-2181 may be repeated as often as desired, but no more than eight performance credits may be applied toward the baccalaureate degree in the College. (S) There is an additional fee for private lessons. Please contact the McIntire Department of Music for information.



    Credits: 1
  
  • MUPF 2150 - Performance (Woodwinds)


    Individual instruction in musical performance. Details available here: http://artsandsciences.virginia.edu/music/performance/privatelessons/index.html. May be repeated as often as desired, but no more than 16 performance credits may be applied toward the baccalaureate degree in the College, with an additional 4 available for Distinguished Majors. There is an additional fee for private lessons. Please contact the McIntire Department of Music for information.



    Credits: 0.5
  
  • MUPF 2151 - Performance (Woodwinds)


    Individual instruction in musical performance. Because the subject matter changes each semester, courses numbered MUPF 2110 -2181 may be repeated as often as desired, but no more than eight performance credits may be applied toward the baccalaureate degree in the College. (S) There is an additional fee for private lessons. Please contact the McIntire Department of Music for information.



    Credits: 1
  
  • MUPF 2160 - Performance (Brass)


    Individual instruction in musical performance. Details available here: http://artsandsciences.virginia.edu/music/performance/privatelessons/index.html. May be repeated as often as desired, but no more than 16 performance credits may be applied toward the baccalaureate degree in the College, with an additional 4 available for Distinguished Majors. There is an additional fee for private lessons. Please contact the McIntire Department of Music for information.



    Credits: 0.5
  
  • MUPF 2161 - Performance (Brass)


    Individual instruction in musical performance. Because the subject matter changes each semester, courses numbered MUPF 2110 -2181 may be repeated as often as desired, but no more than eight performance credits may be applied toward the baccalaureate degree in the College. (S) There is an additional fee for private lessons. Please contact the McIntire Department of Music for information.



    Credits: 1
  
  • MUPF 2170 - Performance (Percussion)


    Individual instruction in musical performance. Details available here: http://artsandsciences.virginia.edu/music/performance/privatelessons/index.html. May be repeated as often as desired, but no more than 16 performance credits may be applied toward the baccalaureate degree in the College, with an additional 4 available for Distinguished Majors. There is an additional fee for private lessons. Please contact the McIntire Department of Music for information.



    Credits: 0.5
  
  • MUPF 2171 - Performance (Percussion)


    Individual instruction in musical performance. Because the subject matter changes each semester, courses numbered MUPF 2110 -2181 may be repeated as often as desired, but no more than eight performance credits may be applied toward the baccalaureate degree in the College. (S) There is an additional fee for private lessons. Please contact the McIntire Department of Music for information.



    Credits: 1
  
  • MUPF 2180 - Performance (Guitar)


    Individual instruction in musical performance. Because the subject matter changes each semester, courses numbered MUPF 2110 -2211 may be repeated as often as desired, but no more than eight performance credits may be applied toward the baccalaureate degree in the College. (S) There is an additional fee for private lessons. Please contact the McIntire Department of Music for information.



    Credits: 0.5
  
  • MUPF 2181 - Performance (Guitar)


    Individual instruction in musical performance. Because the subject matter changes each semester, courses numbered MUPF 2110 -2211 may be repeated as often as desired, but no more than eight performance credits may be applied toward the baccalaureate degree in the College. (S) There is an additional fee for private lessons. Please contact the McIntire Department of Music for information.



    Credits: 1
  
  • MUPF 2190 - Performance (Banjo, Mandolin)


    Individual instruction in musical performance. Because the subject matter changes each semester, courses numbered MUPF 2110 -2191 may be repeated as often as desired, but no more than eight performance credits may be applied toward the baccalaureate degree in the College. (S) Prerequisites: Music majors with permission of department chair by auditions; all other students must register for performance through the music department office. There is an additional fee for private lessons. Please contact the McIntire Department of Music for information.



    Credits: 0.5
  
  • MUPF 2191 - Performance (Banjo, Mandolin)


    Individual instruction in musical performance. Because the subject matter changes each semester, courses numbered MUPF 2110 -2191 may be repeated as often as desired, but no more than eight performance credits may be applied toward the baccalaureate degree in the College. (S) There is an additional fee for private lessons. Please contact the McIntire Department of Music for information. Prerequisites: Music majors with permission of department chair by auditions; all other students must register for performance through the music department office.



    Credits: 1
  
  • MUPF 2210 - Performance (Harp)


    Individual instruction in musical performance. Because the subject matter changes each semester, courses labelled MUPF may be repeated as often as desired, but no more than eight performance credits may be applied toward the baccalaureate degree in the College. (S) There is an additional fee for private lessons. Please contact the McIntire Department of Music for information.



    Credits: 0.5
  
  • MUPF 2211 - Performance (Harp)


    Individual instruction in musical performance. Because the subject matter changes each semester, courses labelled MUPF may be repeated as often as desired, but no more than eight performance credits may be applied toward the baccalaureate degree in the College. (S) There is an additional fee for private lessons. Please contact the McIntire Department of Music for information.



    Credits: 1
  
  • MUPF 3110 - Advanced Performance (Voice)


    Individual instruction in musical performance. Details available here, including prerequisites: http://artsandsciences.virginia.edu/music/performance/privatelessons/index.html. May be repeated as often as desired, but no more than 16 performance credits may be applied toward the baccalaureate degree in the College, with an additional 4 available for Distinguished Majors. There is an additional fee for private lessons. Please contact the McIntire Department of Music for information.



    Credits: 2
  
  • MUPF 3120 - Advanced Performance (Piano)


    Individual instruction in musical performance. Details available here, including prerequisites: http://artsandsciences.virginia.edu/music/performance/privatelessons/index.html. May be repeated as often as desired, but no more than 16 performance credits may be applied toward the baccalaureate degree in the College, with an additional 4 available for Distinguished Majors. There is an additional fee for private lessons. Please contact the McIntire Department of Music for information.



    Credits: 2
  
  • MUPF 3130 - Advanced Performance (Organ, Harpsichord)


    Individual instruction in musical performance. Details available here, including prerequisites: http://artsandsciences.virginia.edu/music/performance/privatelessons/index.html. May be repeated as often as desired, but no more than 16 performance credits may be applied toward the baccalaureate degree in the College, with an additional 4 available for Distinguished Majors. There is an additional fee for private lessons. Please contact the McIntire Department of Music for information.



    Credits: 2
  
  • MUPF 3140 - Advanced Performance (Strings)


    Individual instruction in musical performance. Details available here, including prerequisites: http://artsandsciences.virginia.edu/music/performance/privatelessons/index.html. May be repeated as often as desired, but no more than 16 performance credits may be applied toward the baccalaureate degree in the College, with an additional 4 available for Distinguished Majors. There is an additional fee for private lessons. Please contact the McIntire Department of Music for information.



    Credits: 2
  
  • MUPF 3150 - Advanced Performance (Woodwinds)


    Individual instruction in musical performance. Details available here, including prerequisites: http://artsandsciences.virginia.edu/music/performance/privatelessons/index.html. May be repeated as often as desired, but no more than 16 performance credits may be applied toward the baccalaureate degree in the College, with an additional 4 available for Distinguished Majors. There is an additional fee for private lessons. Please contact the McIntire Department of Music for information.



    Credits: 2
  
  • MUPF 3160 - Advanced Performance (Brass)


    Individual instruction in musical performance. Details available here, including prerequisites: http://artsandsciences.virginia.edu/music/performance/privatelessons/index.html. May be repeated as often as desired, but no more than 16 performance credits may be applied toward the baccalaureate degree in the College, with an additional 4 available for Distinguished Majors. There is an additional fee for private lessons. Please contact the McIntire Department of Music for information.



    Credits: 2
  
  • MUPF 3170 - Advanced Performance (Percussion)


    Individual instruction in musical performance. Details available here, including prerequisites: http://artsandsciences.virginia.edu/music/performance/privatelessons/index.html. May be repeated as often as desired, but no more than 16 performance credits may be applied toward the baccalaureate degree in the College, with an additional 4 available for Distinguished Majors. There is an additional fee for private lessons. Please contact the McIntire Department of Music for information.



    Credits: 2
  
  • MUPF 3180 - Advanced Performance (Guitar)


    Individual instruction in musical performance. Details available here, including prerequisites: http://artsandsciences.virginia.edu/music/performance/privatelessons/index.html. May be repeated as often as desired, but no more than 16 performance credits may be applied toward the baccalaureate degree in the College, with an additional 4 available for Distinguished Majors. There is an additional fee for private lessons. Please contact the McIntire Department of Music for information.



    Credits: 2
  
  • MUPF 3190 - Advanced Performance (Banjo, Mandolin)


    Individual instruction in advanced musical performance. Because the subject matter changes each semester, each MUPF course may be repeated for credit, but only sixteen performance credits may be applied toward the College degree, with an additional four available for Distinguished Majors. Prerequisite: at least one semester of instruction in the corresponding 2000-level course; successful audition. There is an additional fee for private lessons. Please contact the McIntire Department of Music for information.



    Credits: 2
  
  • MUPF 3200 - Supervised Advanced Performance


    For majors involved at an advanced level in types of solo or ensemble performance not offered through the department. An academic faculty member serves as mentor, monitors performance activities, and assigns relevant readings and research. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor and DUP; restricted to music majors.



    Credits: 2
  
  • MUPF 3210 - Advanced Performance (Harp)


    Individual instruction in musical performance. Details available here, including prerequisites: [web URL]. May be repeated as often as desired, but no more than 16 performance credits may be applied toward the baccalaureate degree in the College, with an additional 4 available for Distinguished Majors. There is an additional fee for private lessons. Please contact the McIntire Dept. of Music for more information.



    Credits: 2
  
  • MUPF 3635 - Collaborative Piano


    Ensemble coaching for pianists paired with singers and instrumentalists. Prerequisite: One semester of MUPF credit and audition



    Credits: 1
  
  • MUPF 3950 - Performance Concentration I


    Performance Instruction for students in the Music Performance Concentration Prerequisite: One semester of MUPF credit and audition required.  Student must simultaneously register for MUSI 4950: Performance Concentration Seminar.



    Credits: 2
  
  • MUPF 3960 - Performance Concentration II


    Performance Instruction for students in the Music Performance Concentration. Prerequisite: MUPF 3950. Student must simultaneously register for MUSI 4950: Performance Concentration Seminar.



    Credits: 2
  
  • MUPF 4930 - Honors Performance


    Individual instruction for Distinguished Major recitalists who wish to spend a year preparing a full-length recital. Prerequisite: At least one semester of instruction at the 3000 level; successful written application to the Distinguished Major Program; successful audition, normally at the end of the semester preceding 4000-level study; and permission of instructor. There is an additional fee for private lessons. Please contact the McIntire Department of Music for information.



    Credits: 2
  
  • MUPF 4940 - Honors Performance


    Individual instruction for Distinguished Major recitalists who wish to spend a year preparing a full-length recital. Prerequisite: At least one semester of lessons at the 3000 level; successful written application to the Distinguished Major Program; successful audition, normally at the end of the semester preceding 4000-level study; and permission of instructor. There is an additional fee for private lessons. Please contact the McIntire Department of Music for information.



    Credits: 2
  
  • MUPF 4950 - Performance Concentration III


    Performance Instruction for students in the Music Performance Concentration Prerequisite: MUPF 3960. Student must simultaneously register for MUSI 4950: Performance Concentration Seminar.



    Credits: 2
  
  • MUPF 4960 - Performance Concentration IV


    Performance Instruction for students in the Music Performance Concentration Prerequisite: MUPF 4950. Student must simultaneously register for MUSI 4950: Performance Concentration Seminar.



    Credits: 2

Naval Science

  
  • NASC 100 - Introduction to Naval Science


    Surveys the histories of both the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. Introduces the Navy and Marine Corps as organizations and discusses particular customs, procedures, and policies of both services. Examines the nature of authority; issues of communication, productivity, and morale; and how a military organization adapts to change. Develops the student’s ability to function effectively within the structure of Military society.



    Credits: 0
  
  • NASC 1100 - Seapower and Maritime Affairs


    Surveys international maritime history and provides a review of American maritime history and policy. Examines American naval involvement in regional and global conflicts, evolution in technology and management, the role of the navies in foreign policy, and the influence of seapower on history. Discusses historical examples and current trends.



    Credits: 3
  
  • NASC 2100 - Leadership and Management


    Introduces fundamental concepts of leadership and management by reviewing the theories and parameters of leadership and management within and outside of the Naval Service and progressing through values development, interpersonal skills, management skills, and application theory. Practical applications are explored through experiential exercises, readings, case studies, and laboratory discussions.



    Credits: 3
  
  • NASC 2200 - Navigation


    Studies marine navigation and prepares Midshipmen to stand bridge watches on U.S. Navy ships. Topics include chart interpretation, piloting, tides and currents, electronic navigation, rules of the nautical road, and basic use of maneuvering boards.



    Credits: 3
  
  • NASC 2210 - Navigation Laboratory


    Practical application of navigation principles. Corequisite: NASC 2200.



    Credits: 0
  
  • NASC 3100 - Naval Ships Systems I


    An integrated presentation of naval ship design and operation, including closed and open thermodynamic cycles, efficiency and efficiency enhancement, major propulsion and support system components, operations and casualty response, electricity generation, electrical power distribution and conversion relative to naval engineering plants, shipboard battle damage control, and naval architecture.



    Credits: 3
  
  • NASC 3200 - Naval Ship Systems II


    Introduces the theory and design of naval weapons systems. Emphasizes understanding basic theoretical considerations for weapons systems, detection, tracking, computation, weapon delivery systems, the fire control problem, and system integration.



    Credits: 3
  
  • NASC 3610 - Evolution of Warfare


    Historical development of the tactics and strategies of warfare. Examines the social, economic, and political impact of war, and considers the great military leaders and organizations throughout history.



    Credits: 3
  
  • NASC 3620 - Amphibious Warfare


    Students learn the fundamental terms, concepts, and theories of general warfare and amphibious warfare. These terms, concepts, and theories shall be applied through a historical analysis of amphibious operations, identifying the evolution of amphibious doctrine, tactics, and technology. Focuses on the evolution of the U.S. Marine Corps into a specialized amphibious force. Required for Marine Option and Marine Enlisted Commissioning students.



    Credits: 3
  
  • NASC 3630 - Fundamentals of Maneuver Warfare


    Fundamentals of Maneuver Warfare (FMW) is a detailed look at broad aspects of warfare and their interactions with maneuver warfare doctrine, with specific focus on the United States Marine Corps as the premier maneuver-warfare fighting institution. Historical influences on current tactical, operational, and strategic implications of maneuver warfare practices in current and future operations.



    Credits: 3
  
  • NASC 4000 - Naval Science Laboratory


    NROTC developed laboratory seminar to instuct Professional Core Comptencies (PCCs) objectives not included in formal Naval Science courses. Topics cover general Navy/Marine Corps mission and policies, force protection, operational security, watch standing, physical fitness, nutrition, stress management, and other professional development subjects relating to the development of Naval Service Midshipmen. Held in both Fall and Spring Semesters.



    Credits: 0
  
  • NASC 4100 - Naval Operations and Seamanship


    Studies all aspects of Naval operations and prepares Midshipmen to stand bridge watches and Combat Information Center watches on U.S. Navy ships. Topics include advanced navigation, communications, ship handling evolutions, naval warfare doctrine, maritime law, air defense, surface warfare, submarine warfare, strike group operations, and joint operations. NASC 2200 and 2210



    Credits: 3
  
  • NASC 4200 - Leadership and Ethics


    Integrates Western moral traditions and ethical philosophy with topics in military leadership, core values, and professional ethics; the UCMJ and Navy regulations; and discussions relating to the roles of enlisted members, junior and senior officers, command relationships, and the conduct of warfare. Combines current and historical events in the Navy and Marine Corps to prepare them for their future roles and responsibilities of leadership. Prerequisite: NASC 2100.



    Credits: 3

Neuroscience

  
  • NESC 3960 - Research in Neuroscience


    Students in Neuroscience major are expected to participate in active research, supervised by a faculty research mentor. The course grade is based on 10 hours/week lab work toward achieving term goals that are determined individually at the beginning of the term. Students are expected to submit a Term Plan one month after the first day of classes and a Progress Report two weeks before the last day of classes.



    Credits: 3
  
  • NESC 3980 - Current Topics in Neuroscience I


    Current developments in the interdisciplinary field of neurosciences will be examined, from molecular neurobiology through cognitive neuroscience. Instruction will be based on readings of original literature, presentation of original and new data from Neuroscience faculty and attendance of seminar talks as part of the Neuroscience Graduate Seminar series. Prerequisite: Major in Neuroscience.



    Credits: 3
  
  • NESC 3985 - Current Topics in Neuroscience II


    Current developments in the interdisciplinary field of neuroscience will be examined, from molecular neurobiology through cognitive neuroscience. Instruction will be based on readings of original literature, presentation of original and new data from Neuroscience faculty and attendance of seminar talks as part of the Neuroscience Graduate Seminar series. Prerequisite: Major in Neuroscience.



    Credits: 3
  
  • NESC 3995 - Research in Neuroscience


    This course provides opportunities for first and second year students who have not yet declared a major to engage in supervised research activities.



    Credits: 3
  
  • NESC 4960 - Research in Neuroscience


    An original experimental project is undertaken in which each student is responsible for the design and operation of the experiment under the direction of a Neuroscience Graduate Program faculty member. Prerequisite: Major in Neuroscience.



    Credits: 3
  
  • NESC 4970 - Distinguished Majors Thesis


    A two-semester course in which the student prepares a thesis under the supervision of a Neuroscience Graduate Program faculty member. The thesis must be based on empirical research conducted by the student. Prerequisite: Participant in Neuroscience DMP.



    Credits: 3
  
  • NESC 4980 - Distinguished Majors Thesis


    A two-semester course in which the student prepares a thesis under the supervision of a Neuroscience Graduate Program faculty member. The thesis must be based on empirical research conducted by the student. Prerequisite: Participant in Neuroscience DMP.



    Credits: 3
  
  • NESC 4995 - Research in Neuroscience


    An original experimental project is undertaken in which each student is responsible for the design and operation of the experiment under the direction of a Neuroscience Graduate Program faculty member. Prerequisite: Major in Neuroscience.



    Credits: 3

Non-Credit Architecture & Environment Design

  
  • NCAR 100 - The Home Landscape


    Examines the basic principles of land use analysis and landscape design to create a pleasing and practical environment. Reviews landscape assessment, elements of design, fundamentals of planting and maintenance, and microclimates. Introduces a basic palette of groundcovers, shrubs and trees for the home landscape. A field trip illustrates the concepts.



    Credits: 0
  
  • NCAR 101 - Trees of Central Virginia


    Learn to identify trees and discover what habitat is necessary for their successful culture in Virginia. Covers botanical terms and basic planting, pruning and maintenance requirements. Reviews a wide variety of trees, both native and introduced. Includes botanical walks on Grounds.



    Credits: 0
  
  • NCAR 102 - Perennial Gardening


    Introduces a variety of perennials suited to central Virginia. Examines the use of perennials as groundcovers, and their use for color, texture, fragrance and cut flowers. Explores the use of perennials to create a meadow garden, and how to blend and time the colors of perennials. Reviews tricks for long-term display, and covers ornamental grasses, bulbs, roses, daylilies, hostas and iris.



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  • NCAR 103 - Italian Villas and Gardens


    Examines the design of the villa and its gardens using both literary and visual sources such as paintings, prints, contemporary pictures and film clips. Reviews the ancient Roman villa as a source of inspiration to guide further exploration of villas and their relation to specific cultural and historical characteristics. Examines the influence villas have had on the homes of America’s Guilded Age.



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  • NCAR 104 - Historic Preservation: A Primer


    Examines historic preservation in the U.S. including the 1966 Historic Preservation Act and current legislation; landmark districts and designations; determining historic significance; and financing projects. Introduces the pathology of the historic property in five manageable categories. Reviews strategies for working within financial constraints and building code exigencies.



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  • NCAR 105 - Medicinal Herbs


    Provides a working knowledge of the medicinal qualities of herbs found in the garden and growing wild. Discusses the basics of identifying, growing, and using herbs;.the incorporation of medicinal herbs into daily life; and the preparation of herbal teas, tinctures, and syrups. Includes a field trip to the instructor’s own herb garden that illustrates basics of herb garden design and ideal conditions for optimal plant growth.



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  • NCAR 106 - The Kitchen Garden


    Reviews how to start a kitchen garden, or improve an existing vegetable garden from the ground up. Covers the essential ingredients of garden soil, garden design, planting, maintaining, and controlling weeds, pests and varmints. Examines the most common garden vegetables and herbs to include in a kitchen garden.



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  • NCAR 107 - The Mixed Border


    Examines the use of the mixed border and how to plant in four layers using trees, shrubs, vines and perennials to give year-round interest to the landscape. Demonstrates how mixed borders, as foundation plantings, living fences, island beds or naturalized edges, mimic nature’s design and help to create a healthy diversity in the landscape. Introduces a variety of plants suited to central Virginia.



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  • NCAR 108 - Landscape Design


    Teaches how to draw a residential property to scale and develop a landscape design based on specific site and activity analysis. Covers how to take field measurements, sketch a site, analyze activity throughout the landscape, transfer field sketches to scaled graph paper, identify landscape needs, and select specific plants from a basic palette of trees, shrubs and perennials.



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  • NCAR 109 - Historic Virginia Buildings: 1607-1830


    Examines the history of architecture in Virginia, beginning with American architectural styles. Reviews the Germanic architecture of the Shenandoah Valley and log buildings; pre-Georgian architecture; Georgian public/domestic architecture; Federal architecture; and Jefferson’s master builders. Explores how to determine a building’s age from its details, saw marks, bricks, nails and construction.



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  • NCAR 110 - Historic Virginia Buildings: 1830-1939


    Examines the history of architecture in Virginia from post Jefferson to WWII. Covers the Greek Revival (1830-1860); the Gothic Revival (1830-1860); the Victorian period (1860-1990); and the Eclectic period (1890-1939). Explores how to determine a building’s age from its details, saw marks, bricks, nails and construction. Includes trips to historic areas and private plantations.



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  • NCAR 111 - Period Interiors and Furnishings


    Provides the basic vocabulary and knowledge to recognize and converse about interiors and furnishings of the major periods of interior design. Explores periods from ancient civilizations through the present day, including Greco-Roman, the high styles of the Renaissance, the English Renaissance, Federal furnishings, Greek and Gothic Revival, the Romantic Period, and Modernism.



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  • NCAR 112 - Ecological Landscaping


    Provides knowledge to create environmentally-responsible landscapes that enhances site conditions for humans and wildlife, while using principles of permaculture. Explores such things as planting techniques, access issues, water usage, shading, native and edible plants, perennial vegetables, victory gardens, composting, organic pest control, attracting beneficial insects and wildlife.



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  • NCAR 113 - Local Food for Thought


    Explores Central Virginia’s local food system in order to educate consumers, strengthen food choices, and build a sustainable community around food. Updates the concept of home economics with local, seasonal cooking and menu planning, home gardening and preserving the harvest, and eating on a budget. Teaches students how to build rewarding relationships with small farmers.



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  • NCAR 114 - The Tricky Landscape


    Uses basic principles of design to address common issues in the home landscape. Approaches foundation plantings, unsightly views, walkways, narrow strips between driveways, poorly drained back yards, steep slopes, and left over woodlands as opportunities to use plants and hardscape to create unity, proportion, rhythm, and contrast.



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  • NCAR 115 - Planet to Plate: A Study in Slow Food


    Examines the connection between local, handcrafted food and the global Slow Food movement. Incorporates case studies such as apples, cheese, or vinegar to study such issues as commercial versus nursery production, the emergency of specialty markets, agritourism, and the future of Slow Food in Central Virginia.



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  • NCAR 116 - Preserving the Harvest


    Teaches how to extend and preserve Central Virginia’s bountiful harvest in a way that will be safe and delicious. Covers basic principles and methods for food preservation in our region, food for the freezer, canning high and low acid foods, jams, and jellies, and root cellars. Includes recipes and detailed instructions.



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  • NCAR 117 - Virginia Natural Resources Leadership Institute


    Focuses on providing skills and abilities to effectively manage, conserve, and protect Virginia’s natural resources. Consists of six three-day sessions utilizing a mix of mini-lectures, experiential role-plays and exercises, stakeholder panel discussions about specific environmental ‘hot’ topics, and field trips.



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  • NCAR 118 - The Sustainable Landscape


    Explores the basics of home gardening including soil, fertility, insect management, and plant selection and culture, with an emphasis on ecologically sound practices that improve or protect the environment.



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  • NCAR 119 - Women’s Herbs for Vibrant Health


    Presents simple and safe home remedies for women of all ages. Explores herbal, diet, and lifestyle strategies that support optimal wellness from adolescence through post-menopause. Discusses herbal approaches for common imbalances such as PMS and hot flashes. Provides students with hands-on demonstrations for making common herbal remedies that have been healing and soothing women since ancient times.



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