Summer 2015 – Notable Roski Courses

CERAMICS
FACE 112: Ceramics (4.0 units) 33251R
Practical and theoretical exploration of the nature of surface, form, volume and mass as fundamental elements of
clay sculpture and the ceramic object. Duplicates credit in the former FA 112.

FACE 312: Advanced Ceramics (4.0 units) 33253R
Directed examination of aesthetic concepts and investigation into personal ideas as they relate to the
development of a creative visual language in ceramics. Duplicates credit in the former FA 312.Prerequisite: 1 from
(FA 112 or FACE 112)

FACE 412: Topics in Advanced Ceramics (4.0 units, max 12) 33252R
Directed examination of aesthetic concepts and investigation into personal ideas as they relate to the
development of a creative visual language in ceramics. Duplicates credit in the former FA 412.
Prerequisite: 1 from (FA 312 or FACE 312)

DESIGN
FADN 203: Digital Tools for Design (2.0 units) 33259R
Exploration of the processes of germination, ideation and application/execution in design integrated with
computer usage. Duplicates credit in the former FA 203.

DRAWING
FADW 101: Introduction to Drawing: Studio Projects, Methods, Materials (4.0 units) 33200R
An introduction to drawing, both skill and perception oriented, as the basic tool for all the visual arts. Duplicates
credit in the former FA 101a.

FADW 301: Advanced Drawing (4.0 units) 33202R
Directed examination of personal approaches in drawing; emphasis on making visual and artistic decisions and
developing an appropriate attitude towards individual expression. Duplicates credit in the former FA 301.
Prerequisite: 1 from (FA 201b or FADW 201)

FADW 401: Topics in Advanced Drawing (4.0 units, max 12) 33203R
Continued directed examination of personal approaches in drawing, emphasis on making visual and artistic
decisions and developing an appropriate attitude towards visual expression. Duplicates credit in the former FA
401.
Prerequisite: 1 from (FA 301 or FADW 301)

PHOTOGRAPHY
FAPH 209: Introduction to Photography (4.0 units) 33231R
Introduction to the practice of photographic image‐making within fine arts. Emphasis on developing technical skills
in relation to personal vision. Work in black and white. Duplicates credit in the former FA 209a.

PAINTING
FAPT 105: Painting I (4.0 units) 33217R
Practical introduction to oil and acrylic pigments, painting equipment, processes and media. Primary experience in
color, composition, and perception through representational and abstract painting. Duplicates credit in the
former FA 105.

FAPT 205: Painting II (4.0 units) 33218R
Continuation of practical and theoretical skills introduced in Painting I. Color in personal expression, perception,
and content; cultural subjects/objects and symbols signifying a personal language. Duplicates credit in the
former FA 205a.
Prerequisite: 1 from (FA 105 or FAPT 105)

FAPT 305: Advanced Painting (4.0 units) 33220R
Directed examination of aesthetic concepts; investigation into personal ideas related to the development of a
creative visual language in painting. Duplicates credit in the former FA 305.
Prerequisite: 1 from (FA 205b or FAPT 205)

FAPT 405: Topics in Advanced Painting (4.0 units, max 12) 33221R
Directed painting with continued emphasis on personal choices regarding the appropriation of conceptual images
and arrangement, material processes scale, number of paintings. Ongoing critical response to paintings. Duplicates
credit in the former FA 405.
Prerequisite: 1 from (FA 305 or FAPT 305)

SCULPTURE
FASC 236: Metal (2.0 units) 33278R
Introduction to metal in fine art. Emphasis on technical proficiencies and effective solutions working in a variety of
metals. Recommended preparation: FASC 106. Duplicates credit in the former FA 236.

EdMonth Kick-Off Panel

EdMonth Kick OffSparkED: EdMonth Kick-Off Panel
March 2 | 7:30 PM | Board Auditorium
Come kick off USC EdMonth with a riveting panel discussion featuring four incredible educational leaders and justice advocates from Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles.

Panelists will discuss their organizing work for educational justice, perspectives on current educational policy, and thoughts on how students can spark a movement.

Our special guest is Nadia Lopez, who was recently featured on Humans of New York and the Ellen DeGeneres Show for her amazing work which

consequently raised over a million dollars for the school and community of Brownsville, NY.

EdMonth also has a month full of events planned for March! We are a student-led program devoted to raising awareness and having a critical dialogue about the state of our education system. EdMonth is one of USC’s most celebrated annual programs, and is sponsored by USC Program Board and Undergraduate Student Government. Please also pass on our calendar of events below:

EdMonth Events

EdMonth 2015: Spark A Movement
March 2015
Join the movement for educational justice on campus! EdMonth is a student-led program devoted to raising awareness about the state of education in our country. We host a variety of events, from our signature kick-off panel to an outdoor arts festival, that strive to engage students in a critical dialogue about education and empower them to be educational justice advocates.

GMAT and GRE Workshops

GMAT Practice Exam with The Princeton Review

If you are set on going to Graduate Business School, you have to conquer the GMAT first. Let the premier leader in GMAT® preparation help get you started.

The USC Pre-Graduate School Advising Team and The Princeton Review are excited to offer a FREE GMAT computer-based test on campus!

WHEN: Wednesday, March 4, 2015 @ 3:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: Location of exam will be emailed to students who are confirmed.

SPACE IS LIMITED SO RSVP ASAP!

RSVP at http://bit.ly/1MPLovD


GMAT Test Taking Strategy Workshop with The Princeton Review

Does the GMAT scare you? Learn about the test, what to expect, and how to prepare with one of The Princeton Review GMAT experts. Don’t miss out on this opportunity! 

WHEN: Monday, March 9, 2015 @ 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

WHERE: KAP 319 (Kaprielian Hall)

RSVP at http://bit.ly/1Dv16qC


GRE Practice Exam with The Princeton Review

If you are set on going to Graduate School, you have to conquer the GRE first. Let the premier leader in GRE®  preparation help get you started.

The USC Pre-Graduate School Advising Team and The Princeton Review are excited to offer a FREE GRE computer-based test on campus!

WHEN: Monday, March 9, 2015 @ 4:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

WHERE: Location of exam will be emailed to students who are confirmed.

SPACE IS LIMITED SO RSVP ASAP!

RSVP at http://bit.ly/1D973a1


GRE Test Taking Strategy Workshop with The Princeton Review

Taking the GRE soon? Attend this session to learn all about the test and ask any questions you might have. Don’t miss this session led by one of The Princeton Review GRE experts.

WHEN: Thursday, March 12, 2015 @ 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

WHERE: KAP 319 (Kaprielian Hall)

RSVP at http://bit.ly/1ziwrYP

Visit the USC Pre-Graduate School Advising website at http://dornsife.usc.edu/pre-graduate-school for more information.

French Language Volunteers Needed for the Special Olympics World Games

“With 7,000 athletes and 3,000 coaches representing 177 countries, along with 30,000 volunteers and an anticipated 500,000 spectators, the 2015 Special Olympics World Games – being staged in Los Angeles the summer of 2015 – will be the single biggest event in Los Angeles since the 1984 Olympic Games and the largest sports and humanitarian event in the world in 2015. That being said, nous avons besoin de bénévoles qui parlent français et qui sont disponibles pendant les “Special Olympics World Games,” entre le 20 Juillet et le 4 Août.

A Delegation Liaison (DL) is a critical position that requires you to be at least 20 years of age and have strong language skills (English plus French). A DL will need to be available around the clock from July 20 – August 4, 2015 to help bridge the gap between delegations and event staff and to help enhance the delegation’s experience at the World Games. What’s in it for you? You will be making a significant impact in the lives of the Special Olympics athletes coming to the Games. You also will be participating in the organization of a once-in-a-lifetime event, which makes for a GREAT resume item.

To apply to become a volunteer for Delegation Services for the Special Olympics World Games, please reply to chloe.cavelier@LA2015.org using the subject line ’French Delegation Liaison’. There are plenty of other roles for volunteers with language skills; for more information about the other opportunities, visit http://www.la2015.org/volunteer/language-services-volunteer.”

Join the Volunteers of Special Olympics World Games on Facebook by clicking here!

French Language Volunteers Needed for the Special Olympics World Games

Now You Know: How to Approach Faculty

Anxious or nervous about approaching professors? Not sure how to ask for help? Want some tips on developing strong faculty relationships? Get advice and tips from faculty and senior students as they discuss the benefits of faculty relationships as well as the best ways to achieve them. Join the CET Undergraduate Fellows for an informative discussion on Monday, March 2nd at 5pm at GFS 222. Pizza and beverages will be provided.

March Pre-Law Events

USC Prospective Student Reception with Arizona State University School of Law
Date: Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Time: 4:30 to 5:45 PM
Location: Social Sciences Building Room B40
Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor School of Law’s Dean Sylvester and Executive Associate Dean Soto will be in Southern California visiting friends and alumni of the law school on March 3rd and cordially invite all interested prospective students to a local reception. Come meet Deans Sylvester and Soto, and learn more about what makes ASU Law a great choice for your legal education.
RSVP for ASU Law Prospective Student Reception at:
https://forms.law.asu.edu/view.php?id=140406

Law School Admission Panel
Date: Thursday, March 5, 2015
Time: 5:00 PM
Location: THH 102
Ever wondered what happens behind closed doors after you send in your law school application? Want to hear what the admissions staffs actually discuss with regard to your applications?
Please join us for a mock admissions panel conducted by representatives from Chapman, Southwestern, Loyola, University of San Diego and University of San Francisco Law Schools.This is a once-a-year chance to gain an insight into some of the best law schools in California!
RSVP for Law School Admission Panel at:
https://usccollege.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3QqEjee4oD8gSdD

Life as an Attorney Panel
Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: THH 108
Are you interested in the legal profession but have never met an attorney before? Do you wonder what an attorney does on a day-to-day basis? If so, then come to the “Life as an Attorney” panel to hear attorneys from various legal fields speak about their career!
RSVP for Life as an Attorney Panel at:

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JVS Scholarship Program

Do you need help paying for your education? Apply for a JVS scholarship.
Online Application Period
January 15, 2015 to March 15, 2015
http://www.jvsla.org/scholarship

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be Jewish
  • Minimum age of 16 years
  • Permanent and legal resident of Los Angeles County for a minimum of three years
  • U.S. citizen or documented legal permanent U.S. resident with a Green Card
  • Planning to attend an accredited public or private college, university in the U.S.
  • Planning to enroll as a full-time student with a minimum of 12 units per term
  • Minimum 2.7 GPA (per term) for Undergraduate Students
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA (per term) for Graduate Students
  • Demonstrated and Verifiable financial need including FAFSA (Student aid report)

Completed application and all supplemental materials, including official transcript and letter of recommendation, must be postmarked by March 15, 2015. A complete list of required supplemental materials is available online. Any supplemental materials postmarked after March 15, 2014 will NOT be considered.

For further eligibility and application information, visit http://www.jvsla.org/scholarship