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Spring 2012 Courses in Heritage Preservation


Name
Time
CRN
Instructor

ANTH 6170
Mesoamerican Archeology
M/W 12:00p-1:15p
14547
Glover
Prerequisite: Anth 2030 or consent of instructor. This course highlights some of the major cultural achievements of Mesoamerican peoples. The class begins with the peopling of the New World over 10,000 years ago and proceeds to cover the origins of agriculture and the development of complex societies from the Olmec to the Aztec. The course draws from the rich iconographic, epigraphic, and archaeological data of the region to explore concepts and specific sites up until the time of Spanish Contact, A.D. 1521.

ANTH 6470
Visual Culture
Tu 1:00p-3:30p
17325
Staff
Prerequisite: Anth 2020 or consent of instructor. Study of the visual politics of social organization with emphasis on the images and the arenas of everyday life in North American culture. Includes explorations of the fashion system, the medical body, the cosmetic and fitness industry, visual colonialism, museum displays, and high and popular art.

ANTH 6480
Visual Culture
Tu/Th 10:00a-11:45a
17699
Catey
Prerequisite: Anth 2020 with grade of C or higher or consent of instructor. Critical survey of current ethnographic theories and analysis of classic ethnographies. Includes a workshop during which students will improve their ethnographic writing skills. Students will also participate in WebCT discussion forums.

ANTH 6600
Archaeological Theory
Tu/Th 1:00p-2:45p
13632
Morehart
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.

CER 6920
Contemporary Ceramic History
Tu/Th 9:30a-10:45a
17288
Burleson
Exploration of ceramics from the Arts and Crafts Movement of the nineteenth century through contemporary trends.

FOLK 6100
British Folk Culture
M/W 5:30p-6:45p
17117
Burrison
The oral, musical, customary, and material traditions of England, Scotland, and Wales, including their regional variation and reflection of major historical currents.

GEOG 6518
Digital Cartography
M/W 2:50p-4:35p
13684
Staff
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
13567
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
W 5:30p-8:55p
10591
Dai
Advanced concepts of geographic information systems including the examination of a variety of applications of GIS technology.

GEOG 6774
Contemporary Urban Theory and Issue
Tu/Th 2:50p-4:05p
17213
Staff
An examination of urban geographical theory as a framework for understanding contemporary cities in the United States.

HIST 6320
Metropolitan Atlanta
W 4:30p-7:00p
14143
Hankins
Interdisciplinary perspective focusing on social, historical, and geographic processes which have shaped the Atlanta region.

HIST 7000: Sec 10
Intro to Hist. Methods & Theory
Tu 5:30p-8:55p
17055
Skwiot
HIST 7000: Sec 7
Th 5:30p-8:55p
17736
Perry
A general introduction to the theoretical and analytical frameworks used by historians, which can include but is not limited to Marxist, gender, anthropological, sociological, cultural, linguistic, and post colonial interpretative methods. Required of all candidates for graduate degrees in history, to be taken in the first year of residence if possible. A grade of B or higher is required of all M.A. and Ph.D. candidates.

HIST 7010
Issues and Interpretation in American History
Th 5:30p-8:55p
15246
McMillian
Study and discussion of important historical questions; introduction to the historiography of the field.

HIST 7020
Issues and Interpretation in European History
Tu 5:30p-8:55p
17056
Selwood
Study and discussion of important historical questions; introduction to the historiography of the field.

HIST 7030
Issues and Interpretation in World History
W 5:30p-8:55p
17057
Skwiot
Study and discussion of important historical questions; introduction to the historiography of the field.

HIST 8020
Seminar in 19th Century U.S. History
Th 5:30p-8:55p
17058
Venet

HIST 8065
Georgia History
M 5:30p-8:55p
17059
Kuhn
This seminar course offers an overview to some of the key currents and developments in Georgia history, from pre-colonial times to contemporary Georgia, as well as the relevant historiography. The course will situate Georgia history within a variety of broader regional, national and international contexts. Furthermore, the course will emphasize the history of both ordinary and prominent Georgians, and will include examples of various subfields of history (i.e., environmental history, social history, labor history, women's history, political history). This offering is of use to students considering Georgia-related themes for their theses and dissertations, students in the Heritage Preservation Program, and TEEMS students alike, along with students generally interested in the subject.
 

HIST 8070
Seminar in African-American History
Th 1:00p-4:25p
15932
Rouse
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 8410
Seminar in African History
Tu 5:30p-8:55p
17737
Ali
Selected topics from African history. May be repeated if topics vary.

HIST 8460
Seminar in Atlantic World History
W 1:00p-4:25p
17061
Reid
Examination of the political, social, cultural, and economic interactions of the inhabitants of the Africa, Europe, and the Americas and their descendants. Topics may include comparative conquest, colonialism, geopolitical struggles, commodities, slavery and abolition, race and gender relations, revolution, migration, and 19th and 20th century nationalisms.

HIST 8630
American Built Environment
Tu 4:30p-7:00p
16205
Drummond
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
13881
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
10708
Laub/Eaddy
Planning tools for the identification and preservation of the historic environment.

Historic American Landscapes and Gardens
M 7:15p-9:45p
10709
Cothran
American landscapes and gardens with respect to the social, cultural, historical, and geographic factors that influence their design and development.

HIST 8680
Internship
10710
Laub
Prerequisite: consent of the department. Required for students seeking concentration in archival administration. Through a prescribed field experience students are given the opportunity to apply knowledge, theory, and understanding gained from courses.

HIST 8690
American Architectural History
Th 4:30p-7:00p
13392
Smith
Major themes in American architecture from European colonization to modernism. Selected architects, buildings, and vernacular traditions are examined.

Case Studies in Historic Preservation
Tu 7:15-9:45
10711
Laub
Research seminar in the techniques of documentation and analysis of historic sites and districts.

Museum Studies
W 4:30p-7:00p
10712
Dixson
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
Th 4:30p-7:00p
15219
Wilson

HIST 8900
Directed Readings
TBD
15460
Laub

PMAP 8210
Introduction to the Nonprofit Sector
T 7:15p-9:45p
14997
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 8223
Non-Profit Human Resources
Tu 4:30p-7:00p
13808
Kahnweiler
Prerequisite: PMAP 8210. The purpose of this course is to examine the theoretical and practical aspects of managing paid and voluntary human resources in nonprofit organizations. The course reviews basic issues in nonprofit human resource management, including recruitment, retention and compensation, and explores several specialized issues, such as performance, motivation, diversity, and conflict management. The course also reviews theory and recent research on attracting, motivating, and managing volunteers. Finally, the course explores emerging trends in nonprofit human resources, including the effects of recent public policy changes on the nonprofit labor force.

PMAP 8311
Urban Demography and Analysis
M 4:30p-7:00p
11508
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.

RE 8030
Real Estate Finance
W 7:15p-9:45p
13397
Ziobrowski
This course examines the legal, economic, institutional, and strategic elements of the real estate financing process, including both residential and income property financing instruments and techniques. Macroeconomic considerations and financial market issues are investigated. Decision-making techniques and research methods using traditional and technical databases and resources such as the Internet are incorporated in the class format.

RE 8090
Real Estate Case Analysis
W 4:30p-7:00p
11175
Ziobrowski
The full scope of real estate decision-making is integrated in this course. Students get the opportunity to use their knowledge of real estate investment, finance, marketing and management in a case study format. Legal, ethical, political and international issues are incorporated in the cases. The course also offers a forum to examine topics of current significance


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