A HI 5913: Visual Culture in Theory and Practice
Offered Fall 2018 by Associate Professor Alison Fields
Variable Topic Seminar. To count toward the GCDH only the course offering that fits with the description below is authorized.
COURSE DESCRIPTION
(Slashlisted with 4913) Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Over the last two decades, Visual Culture Studies has emerged as an interdisciplinary area of inquiry that considers the role of visual experience in everyday life. This graduate seminar will explore approaches to visual culture, including photography, cinema, television, digital media, public art, and memorials.  We will examine the key theorists, methodologies, and cultural practices that have shaped the field of Visual Culture Studies.  No student may earn credit for both 4913 and 5913. (Irreg.)

C S 5093:  Visual Analytics
Offered Fall 2018 by Professor Chris Weaver
COURSE DESCRIPTION
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Exploration and analysis of complex information through visual interactive computational tools and techniques. Topics include analytic reasoning, sense-making, knowledge dissemination, data representation and transformation, visual abstraction, coordinated interaction, visual query languages, spatiotemporal visualization, and applications of visual analysis. (Sp)

ENGL 5463: Rhetoric & Technology
COURSE DESCRIPTION
Prerequisite: graduate standing and permission of department. May be repeated once with change of content; maximum credit six hours. A graduate seminar designed to explore the impact of computer technology on rhetorical theory. Examines electronic literacy in terms of the following themes: history and writing technologies; the politics of writing instruction in computer-mediated classrooms; rhetoric and issues of difference; and intellectual property in a computer age. (Irreg.)GEOG 5623: Seminar in GIS Design
COURSE DESCRIPTION
Prerequisite: 4553 or 5553. May be repeated with change of content; maximum credit nine hours. Discusses and practices principles in GIS interface design and project management; integration of spatial data and spatial models with GIS; and spatial decision support systems (SDSS). Students will gain knowledge about the theoretical aspects of GIS technology. (Sp)
 
HSCI 5613: Issues and Methods in the Digital Humanities
Offered Fall 2018 by Assoc. Prof. Katherine Pandora
COURSE DESCRIPTION (Slashlisted with HSCI 4613) Prerequisite: graduate standing or permission of instructor. Provides a graduate-level introduction to the central issues, methods, and tools in the emerging field of the digital humanities. Digital humanities is an interdisciplinary set of methods, concepts, values, and practices that enable scholars to create and apply new technologies to answer social, cultural, and historical questions. No student may earn credit for both 4613 and 5613. (Irreg.)

HSCI 5623: Internship/Practicum in Digital Humanities
(Slashlisted with 4623) Prerequisite: graduate standing or permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit 9 hours. A practical, project-based internship, focused on the design and development of a project in the digital humanities under the close supervision of a faculty member. No student may earn credit for both 4623 and 5623. (F, Sp)

JMC 5970: Digital and Transmedia Theories
Variable Topic Seminar. To count toward the GCDH only the above version is authorized.
COURSE DESCRIPTION
1 to 3 hours. May be repeated with change of subject matter; maximum credit 12 hours. Methods of research. Selection, evaluation and development of research problems. (Irreg.)

LIS 5343: Archival Concepts and Traditions
COURSE DESCRIPTION
Prerequisite: LIS 5033. Introduction to the principles and practice of collecting, servicing, and arranging archival holdings. Includes appraisal, acquisition, arrangement and description, preservation, and administration of institutional archives. Attention to issues of preservation, intellectual property, and service in both physical and digital environments. (Sp alternating semesters)

LIS 5453: Digital Collections
COURSE DESCRIPTION
(Slashlisted with LIS 4453) Prerequisite: LIS 5033, LIS 5043, LIS 5063. Introduction to the creation and development of digital collections and to the technical requirements for storage and dissemination of digital materials. Topics will include creation, development, organization,maintenance, and use of digital collections. Students will explore a variety of techniques and technologies for digitizing materials; evaluate the strengths and limitations of current efforts in creating, collecting and organizing digital materials; and explore the different opportunities and challenges of digital libraries, repositories, and archives. No student may earn credit for both 4453 and 5453. (Sp)

LIS 5613: Dynamic Web Development
COURSE DESCRIPTION
(Slashlisted with LIS 4613) Prerequisite: graduate standing and LIS 4063 or LIS 5063. The interactive web design server interaction with special emphasis on database connectivity and application development on the internet. No student may earn credit for both 4613 and 5613. (F)

LIS 5623: Introduction to Data Mining for Information Professionals
Offered Fall 18 by Associate Professor Yong-Mi Kim

COURSE DESCRIPTION
(Slashlisted with LIS 4623) Prerequisite: graduate standing. Data mining (DM) is the ability to discover useful patterns and relationships in large sets of data. DM is an induction-based set of computer-based methodologies to extract previously unknown patterns in data and can provide a way to both understand and predict behavior. No student may earn credit for both 4623 and 5623.(F)

 LIS 5673: Introduction to Information Visualization
COURSE DESCRIPTION
(Slashlisted with LIS 4673) Prerequisite: graduate standing and LIS 5033. Information visualization is becoming key to LIS, due to the growing need for visual literacy and to the growing demand for data resources in almost all disciplines. Covers the basics of developing and evaluating information visualizations and the importance of data accuracy. (F)

LIS 5970: Digital Curation
Variable Topic Seminar. To count toward the GCDH only the above version is authorized.
COURSE DESCRIPTION
Prerequisite: 1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: Graduate standing or permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit nine hours. Special topics or seminar course for content not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. May include library and/or laboratory research and field projects. (Irreg).

LIS 5823: Internship
[Consult with the Curriculum Committee for the correct section to enroll in]
COURSE DESCRIPTION
Prerequisite: 18 hours of LIS coursework, including one-half of the required courses, permission of the supervising instructor. Provides an opportunity for student synthesis of principles and theories acquired in coursework and application of these principles and theories in an outstanding library/information center. Under professional supervision, the student will complete 135 hours. (F, Sp, Su)

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The certificate curriculum is drawn from coursework approved by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education for that purpose.