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Spring 2011 Courses in Heritage Preservation


Name
Time
Computer#
Instructor

AH 6012
Art and Architecture of Ancient Egypt
T/Th 1:00p-2:15p
15555
Hartwig
An examination of the art and architecture of ancient Egypt from the New Kingdom to the Ptolemaic Period with reference to stylistic dvelopment and historical, religious, and cultural contexts.

AH 6200
Art and Architecture of the Middle Ages
M/W 3:00a-4:15a
17552
Staff
Art and architecture of Europe and the Mediterranean basin from the Early Christian period to the Gothic, with special emphasis on the church arts of Italy, Byzantium, France, England, and Germany.

ANTH 6080
Consumption and Material Culture
F 1:00p-3:30p
17243
Patico
This course examines anthropological approaches to material culture and consumption: the practices, relations, and rituals through which things "from food and clothing to shell valuables or money" become meaningful and are used in the organization of social life. Readings include classic works of anthropology and social theory as well as recent ethnographies of western capitalist, colonial/postcolonial and postsocialist settings.

ANTH 6600
Archaeological Theory
Tu/Th 1:00p-2:45p
14018
Hruby
Review of the history of theory in anthropological archaeology, followed by a comprehensive overview of the state of contemporary theory and new theoretical directions in the discipline.

ENGL 6510
Grant and Proposal Writing
M/W 3:00p-4:15p
12072
Gu
Study and practice in grant and proposal writing in business and organizational settings.

FOLK 6110
Irish Folk Culture
M/W 5:30p-6:45p
17003
Burrison
Traditional culture from the Celts to the present, including saga literature, farmsteads and houses, singing, storytelling, and supernatural beliefs.

GEOG 6518
Digital Cartography
M/W 2:50p-4:35p
14075
Crampton
An introduction to the principles, methods, theory, and practices of contemporary digital cartography.

GEOG 6532
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
Th 5:30p-8:55p
13945
Dai
Fundamental concepts and applications of raster and vector-based geographic information systems involving the integration and synthesis of geographic data with map overlays, databases, computer graphics, and/or remote sensing imagery.

GEOG 6534
Advanced GIS Applications
W 5:30p-8:55p
10636
Dai
Advanced concepts of geographic information systems including the examination of a variety of applications of GIS technology.

HIST 6320 (GEOG 6768)
Metropolitan Atlanta
W 4:30p-7:00p
16223
Kuhn
Interdisciplinary perspective focusing on social, historical, and geographic processes which have shaped the Atlanta region.

HIST 7010
Issues and Interpretation in American History
T 5:30p-8:55p
16271
Steffen
Study and discussion of important historical questions; introduction to the historiography of the field.

HIST 7040
Issues and Interpretations in Public History
Th 4:30p-7:00
16271
Wilson
An introduction to key theoretical, methodological, and practical issues addressed by historians who bring history to a wider public beyond the university. Issues include questions of audience and authority in presenting history; the relationship between history and memory; the politics and ethics of public history; and the applications of history in diverse formats and media. This course is designed for, but not limited to, students who might consider work in the varied fields of public history.
 

HIST 8070
Seminar in African-American History
Th 1:00p-4:25p
17289
Crimmins
A three-topic sequence which explores the diversity in African-American ideologies, movements, class and gender. Topics vary according to instructor. May be repeated if topics vary.

HIST 8630
The American Built Environment
W 4:30p-7:00p
17664
Lasner
Explores the history, design, and meaning of ordinary buildings in the U.S. from houses and resorts to skyscrapers and factories. Topics include theories of "high" culture and "low," definitions of house and home, the cultural significance of real estate, and how to assign value to mass-produced landscapes. Students will learn to use buildings as evidence of larger social, economic, and political trends in the 19th and 20th century, and to interpret buildings through methodologies and theories from urban and architectural history, cultural geography, anthropology, and sociology.

HIST 8635
U.S. Cities
Th 7:15p-9:45p
14314
Crimmins
The history of the U.S. city from colonial times to the present, focusing on spatial development, technological change, and their relationship to civic culture.

Preservation Planning
W 7:15p-9:45p
10763
Laub
Planning tools for the identification and preservation of the historic environment.

Historic American Landscapes and Gardens
M 7:15p-9:45p
10764
Cothran
American landscapes and gardens with respect to the social, cultural, historical, and geographic factors that influence their design and development.

HIST 8680
Internship
10765
Laub
Through a prescribed field experience students are given the opportunity to apply knowledge, theory, and understanding gained from courses. May be repeated if topics vary.

HIST 8690
American Architectural History
T 4:30p-7:00p
13741
Lasner
Major themes in American architecture from European colonization to modernism. Selected architects, buildings, and vernacular traditions are examined.

Case Studies in Historic Preservation
T 7:15-9:45
10766
Laub
Research seminar in the techniques of documentation and analysis of historic sites and districts.

Museum Studies
W 7:15p-9:45p
10767
Kelly
Comprehensive overview of museums in the U.S., their history, philosophical backgrounds, and ethical issues. Museum management, artifact accession, and exhibition production will be examined.

HIST 8800
Directed Study in Public History
M 4:30p-7:00p
16213
Wilson

HIST 8900
Directed Readings
TBD
16531
Laub
16262 / 14856
Perry
16603
Wilson

PMAP 8031
Urban Political Economy
W 7:15p-9:45p
17450
Roch
The conceptual base for and development of public-private partnerships. Includes such community and human resource development partnerships as UDAG and JTPA. Selected case studies will be used.

PMAP 8210
Introduction to the Nonprofit Sector
T 7:15p-9:45p
15796
Lecy
Overview of the nonprofit sector in society with a consideration of the nonprofit sector's relationship to the state and to for-profit sectors. Attention will be given to the social settings in which nonprofit organizations exist, and to contemporary public policy issues regarding the nonprofit sector.

PMAP 8213
Financing and Resource Development for Nonprofits
M 4:30p-7:00p
14225
Young
Economic sustainability and effective pursuit of social missions are two of the principal challenges facing contemporary nonprofit leadership. ADdressing these challenges requires leaders and managers to be knowledgeable and adept at securing adequate and appropriate sources of income for their organizations. This course is intended to illuminate the theoretical rationales and practical considerations involved in devleoping and utilizing particular sources of income and in selecting aprpopriate combinations or portfolios, so that nonprofit organizations can effetively advance their particular missions, sustain the infrastructure of their organizaitons, remain financially healthy, and manage risk and change.

PMAP 8311
Urban Demography and Analysis
T 4:30p-7:00p
11657
Matthews
This course addresses the role of demography in urban policy and planning, and the impact of a changing population and their activities on our cities and communities. This course makes in-depth use of the U.S. census data in deriving measurements and conducting analysis on regional and local economic and social conditions with emphasis on both the spatial and temporal perspectives. Substantive topics to be discussed include racial/ethnic composition, immigration, housing, employment, poverty and economic development, transportation, as well as land use and urban spatial structure.

PMAP 8431
Leadership and Organizational Behavior
Th 4:30p-7:00p
13330
Thomas
Examination and application of theories of leadership and organizational behavior, with attention to communication, motivation, group dynamics, organizational change, leadership and decision making in public organizations.

RE 8000
Real Estate Concepts and Practices
T 4:30p-7:00p
11267
Gibler
This course is an introduction to the principles of real property analysis and use. Subjects include the nature of real estate and real property, fundamentals of real property law, public and private limits on the rights of ownership, fundamentals of equity investment and financial analysis, fundamentals of property valuation and market analysis, principles of location theory, and an introduction to legal documents such as the contract, the lease, and the warranty deed. Where applicable, e-commerce is incorporated into the course material. The course is accentuated with exercises in the use of the financial calculator, the spreadsheet software, and the Internet.


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