CFA Courses

CFA 100 - Intellectual and Cultural Events (1 hour)
Attendance at a variety of intellectual and cultural events approved by the University's Intellectual and Cultural Activities Committee. Up to two hours of credit can be earned.

CFA 101 - Arts and Ideas Seminar (1 hour)
Seminar on selected intellectual and artistic topics which may vary each time the course is offered. Topic stated in current Schedule of Classes. May be repeated under a different topic. Maximum of three hours credit may be earned. Cross-listed with LAS 101.

CFA 201 - Entrepreneurial Mindset in CFA (1 hour)
Examines and develops conceptual ideas about entrepreneurship, creativity, and innovation as well as fundamental practices for planning and executing entrepreneurial enterprises, especially in the early stages. Examines students' processes for creativity and innovation in entrepreneurship. Engages students with support available to entrepreneurs through CFA, the Turner School of E&I, and BU. Prerequisite: Open to students with a CFA major, minor, or 12 hours in CFA coursework. Not open to students with credit for or enrolled in BMA 281, 381, or 382.

CFA 211 - Dance (1-2 hours)
Dance lessons for qualified students on campus or off campus; audition may be required. Each may be repeated for a maximum of eight hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

CFA 212 - Dance (1-2 hours)
Dance lessons for qualified students on campus or off campus; audition may be required. Each may be repeated for a maximum of eight hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

CFA 300 - CFA International Option Seminar (1 hour)
Seminar topics of special interest relevant to enhancement of study abroad and integration of International Option certificate program. Topics may vary each time course is offered. May be repeated under different topics for a total of 2 semester hours. Topic and prerequisites stated in current Schedule of Classes. Prerequisite: Permission of Seminar Coordinator.

CFA 301 - Cooperative Education/Internship in Communications And Fine Arts (0-6 hours)
Appropriately supervised cooperative education or internship experience in communications and fine arts. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 hours credit. Maximum 6 hours of Co-op or internship credit allowed toward graduation hours. Pass/fail.

CFA 305 - Study Abroad Seminar (1 hour)
Study of the cultural and historical contexts of study abroad site. Prerequisite: registration for study abroad interim session.

CFA 311 - Introduction to Copyright Law (1 hour)
Creative, social, cultural, and legal contexts and challenges surrounding the protection of intellectual property, creativity and creative environments, particularly with regard to copyright law.

CFA 314 - Privacy in the Connected States of America (3 hours)
Governments, the organizations where we work, study, and play, the businesses that provide us with products and services, and social networks collect, store, share and disseminate massive amounts of information about people and activities. The collection of, access to, and management of this data plays an important role in the coordination of people in modern life. How do privacy rights conflict with other important values, (e.g. speech, efficiency, security, accountability) and what steps should we, as individuals, as participants in data-driven industries, and as a society, take to protect privacy? Prerequisite: Junior standing or sophomore with instructor permission.

CFA 421 - Art & the Creative Imagination (3 hours)
Gen. Ed. FA
Examination of various artistic renderings of unified or similar ideas, objects, and events. Comparison and contrast of the creative imagination and processes used in the making of useful and fine arts, time and space arts, and literary and performing arts.

CFA 500 - Research Methods in Speech and Theatre Arts (3 hours)
Problems and principles in conducting original and creative research, investigation, and reporting in rhetoric and public address, theatre arts, and oral interpretation. Prerequisite: consent of chairperson involved.

CFA 604 - Independent Study (1-3 hours)
Independent research or creative production problems not leading to a thesis. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 credit hours with permission of the graduate coordinator. Prerequisite: consent of appropriate chairperson.

This is the official catalog for the 2015-2016 academic year. This catalog serves as a contract between a student and Bradley University. Should changes in a program of study become necessary prior to the next academic year every effort will be made to keep students advised of any such changes via the Dean of the College or Chair of the Department concerned, the Registrar's Office, u.Achieve degree audit system, and the Schedule of Classes. It is the responsibility of each student to be aware of the current program and graduation requirements for particular degree programs.