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Try a Class at UK

Thank you for your interest in visiting a class at the University of Kentucky. Listed below are classes available for students to shadow during the time frame available.


The list of classes below is organized alphabetically by department name. Dates are directly under the course name and are abbreviated as follows: Monday (M), Tuesday (T), Wednesday (W), Thursday (R), Friday (F). Typically, classes on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays meet for 50 minutes, and those on Tuesdays and Thursdays meet for an hour and 15 minutes. Please note that classes are not in session during weekends, University holidays and exam days.


When you've identified the class you'd like to visit, please use the form to the right to request a spot. We ask that you submit your request at least five working days before your visit. If the class has available seating, we will send you a confirmation email with directions and other helpful information within a few days after submitting your request. 

We look forward welcoming you to campus!

 

**CLASSES ARE UNAVAILABLE DURING SUMMER SESSIONS**


 

MAT 114: Introduction to Merchandising 

Location: Erikson Hall 308

Date/Time: MWF 12:00pm - 12:50pm 


An introduction to merchandising with emphasis on apparel and textiles. Examination of industry structures which facilitate the development,manufacturing, marketing and merchandising of goods and services in the domestic and international marketplace.


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MAT 237: Aesthetic Experience in Retail

Location: Erikson Hall 308

Date/Time: MWF 2:00pm - 2:50pm 


An introduction to design and aesthetic principles as they are applied to promotional procedures of retail and wholesale organizations including methods of visual merchandising, special event promotion and public relations.


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HMT 120: Introduction to Hospitality Management and Tourism 

Location: Erikson Hall 308

Date/Time: TR 11:00am - 12:15pm 


A survey of the historical development and management structure of organizations that comprise the hospitality and tourism industry. The course format includes presentation by industry representatives, lectures and student led discussions.


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HMT 320: Hospitality and Tourism Marketing

Location: Erikson Hall 304

Date/Time: MWF 1:00pm - 1:50pm 


This course concentrates on the principles of marketing as they are applied to the hospitality industry. Problems and characteristics specific to the industry will be examined. Additionally this course will be a starting point for the development of a marketing feasibility study and comprehensive plan and strategy for marketing a hospitality operation.

** This is the only MWF HMT class

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DHN 212: Introductory Nutrition

Location: White Hall 119

Date/Time: MWF 1:00pm - 1:50pm 


An elementary study of the principles of nutrition and the application of these principles to providing adequate nutrition to humans. The chemical and physiological approach to nutrition is emphasized.


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TA 120: Creativity and the Art of Acting 

Location: Fine Arts 102

Date/Time: MWF 9:00am - 9:50am 


This course provides students with the tools to create their own, short, original works of theatre. Students will explore recent and current trends in theatre that allow performers to become creators of their own works. Students will examine the ways they can interpret language, literature, poetry, and dramatic texts to develop new ways to communicate their ideas in performance through the idiom of an ensemble.


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TA 237: Acting: Scene Study 

Location: Fine Arts 102

Date/Time: MWF 10:00am - 10:50am 


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TA 300: Acting for the Camera  

Location: Fine Arts 102 Black Box Theatre 

Date/Time: MWF 12:00pm - 12:50pm 


Reading, research, lecture and experimentation in a particular area of theatre history, theory, design and/or performance. This course will enable the student to link theory and practice to develop a role, or performances study for the stage.


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TAD 143: Jazz Dance 

Location: Fine Arts 117 Dance Studio 

Date/Time: TR 12:30pm - 1:45pm 


Theory and practice of jazz dance from early 20th century to present. 


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SW 124: Intro to Social Services 

Location: White Hall 241 

Date/Time: TR 12:30pm - 1:45pm 


Introduction to social welfare concepts and philosophies. Examination of the profession of social work and its philosophy and value commitments within social welfare. Public and private service delivery systems will be studied./p>

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SW 222: Development of Social Welfare

Location: Barker Hall 306

Date/Time: TR 2:00pm - 3:15pm 


Study of the cultural traditions, value orientations, and political and economic forces which have contributed to the emergence of present social welfare policies and systems in the United States.

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SW 350: Social Work Pratice II 

Location: White Hall 213

Date/Time: TR 2:00pm - 3:15pm  


This course introduces students to the place of group work in professional social work practice. Examined are the basic knowledge, specific roles, strategies, and skills when working with groups of vulnerable populations. This course assists students in recognizing the efficacy of practice with groups of different types that fulfill diverse populations are conducted in a variety of community and organizational settings. It introduces students to group dynamics, development, and techniques needed to be a successful group leader.


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SW 435: Foundations of Professional Ethics in Social Work 

Location: Gatton B&E 208

Date/Time: R 3:30pm - 6:20pm 


This course introduces students to the fundamentals of ethical decision making in generalist professional social work practice. The major philosophical formulations that underlie ethics and relevant concepts derived from these formulations are highlighted as is the development of ethical reasoning and decision-making skills in dealing with moral problems and dilemmas that arise in entry-level social work practice.


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SW 460: Understanding Behavioral from Socio-Cultural Perspective

Location: White Hall 342

Date/Time: MW 12:00pm - 1:50pm 


Problematic behavior is discussed employing a social work perspective. Students are introduced to a bio-psycho-socio-cultural assessment model and the DSM IV-TR criteria for mental health disorders. Students learn to respect the person in his or her environment and not to categorize them by their problems or diagnosis. Risk/resiliency and strengths perspectives are utilized to understand mental disorders within a socio-cultural context. Emphasis is placed on understanding how theoretical models explain psychopathology and inform interventions in social work practice.


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