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Descriptions for new and temporary courses are listed below. See the Manchester Catalog for other course descriptions.
ART T12 INTRODUCTION TO BOOK ARTS 3 SH
This course will introduce the field of Book Arts. It will familiarize students with the basic materials (paper, cloth, board, and adhesives), techniques (folding, sewing, gluing), structures of the book (codex, concertina, accordion) and a broad overview of the history and future of the book, including cultural and geographical influences and technologies that have affected the development of book forms. In addition, students will experience a range of studio practices as they examine the relationship of verbal, visual, and structural content in books. Students will complete group and individual projects. Field trip and lab fee may be required.
BIOL T24 SCIENCE AND CULTURE IN AUSTRALIA 3 SH
Australia has been isolated from the rest of the world for over 200 million years and has developed unique biota, ecosystems and indigenous culture. Its settlement by people of European origin occurred relatively recently and in an unusual way. This course will focus on the development of a modern, industrial society in the context of Australia’s distinctive geography, environment and recent human history. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing or above and one BIOL course. C-3GC