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The Holy Cross priests and brothers of UP. An incredible group of people who have guided UP since 1902. #uportland #universityofportland #congregationofholycross (at University of Portland)

The Holy Cross priests and brothers of UP. An incredible group of people who have guided UP since 1902. #uportland #universityofportland #congregationofholycross (at University of Portland)

So, this happened today. The Beauchamp Center is officially rising off the ground!!! Come by the construction site and check it out! #uportland #universityofportland (at University of Portland)

So, this happened today. The Beauchamp Center is officially rising off the ground!!! Come by the construction site and check it out! #uportland #universityofportland (at University of Portland)

Hey Pilots! Do you love fashion?Follow the new @upstreetfashion Instagram feed, run by three enterprising UP students! #uportland #universityofportland #fashion #college

Hey Pilots! Do you love fashion?Follow the new @upstreetfashion Instagram feed, run by three enterprising UP students! #uportland #universityofportland #fashion #college

Incredible pic of the belltower by @jackhulbert. WOW!!! #uportland #universityofportland #portlandnw

Incredible pic of the belltower by @jackhulbert. WOW!!! #uportland #universityofportland #portlandnw

Cool Classes at UP

Are you looking for some upper division classes outside your major or fun electives? Check out a few of these unique classes that UP has to offer this academic year!

1. THTR 365 Stage Make Up

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Description: Introductory course in the basic principles of the art and techniques of theatrical makeup.  Emphasis will be on both creative design and execution using a range of methods, mediums and styles. Fee: $65.

2. FA 310 The Fine Arts Through the Film Medium

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Description: A study of the Fine Arts as they have been perceived and explored through the lens of both Narrative and Documentary Film Makers. Students will study various means to crafting a personal response to various Director’s approaches to capturing the Fine Arts in Film, as well as, crafting their own film about the Fine Arts. Course Substitutes for FA 207.

3. DNC 315 Jazz and Modern Dance

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Description: Dance technique class. Emphasis on jazz and modern dance. Class includes warm-up, strengthening and stretching exercises, and combinations of movement and fundamental steps to music.

4. THTR 445 History of Fashion

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Description: Surveys the history of fashionable dress from Ancient Egypt through the nineteenth century. Besides chronicling the changing styles, the class will explore the meaning of fashion in the broadest social context as it relates to the arts, theatre design and its function in society. The course will use an interdisciplinary approach examining fashion through a variety of research and sources.

5.HPE 117 Water Aerobics

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Description: Development of strength, endurance, flexibility, balance, and feelings of well-being through aerobics in the water.

6.THTR 430 Screenwriting

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Description: Study of the aesthetics and techniques involved in the written dramatic form for video and film production.  Emphasis upon writing, workshop critiques and discussion of student’s screenplays.

7.ECN 427 Sports Economics

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Description: Applies microeconomic concepts to analyze contemporary issues in professional and college athletics. Topics include the role of sports in society, the structure of sports markets, franchises, entry barriers, contracts and compensation, media, financing of new stadiums, ticket pricing, and labor-management disputes.

8.CST 464 Feature Writing

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Description: Instruction in writing feature stories. Students study, write, and critique a number of kinds of stories, including recollections, profiles, issue stories, travel and leisure features, and trend articles.Taught by a journalist from the Oregonion.

9.THTR 350 Theatre Crafts

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Description: Introductory course for Theater majors that gives the student a foundation in the basic techniques, tools, and materials of construction for both scenery and costumes for the stage. You learn how to sew and build and even get to make stuff for yourself! (Non-majors by permission of instructor.) Fee: $40.

10. CST 402 Social Media and Cultures

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Description: This course overviews relationships between computer-mediated communication (CMC) and several forms and functions of human activity. It explores how humans use computers to construct knowledge, relationships, and specific realities. Utilizing different social media applications and tools will help identify, explain, and understand interrelationships among CMC, language, and identities.

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Campus at dusk… Beautiful!!! #uportland #universityofportland (at University of Portland)

Campus at dusk… Beautiful!!! #uportland #universityofportland (at University of Portland)

Huge props to the @villadrumsquad for this incredible Lord of the Rings-inspired tifo last weekend! #uportland #gopilots #tifo #ptfc #soccercityusa #rctid (at University of Portland)

Huge props to the @villadrumsquad for this incredible Lord of the Rings-inspired tifo last weekend! #uportland #gopilots #tifo #ptfc #soccercityusa #rctid (at University of Portland)

Earlier tonight in beautiful North Portland. New Pilots, get used to  sights like this. :)  #uportland #universityofportland #northportland #stjohnsbridge #pdx

Earlier tonight in beautiful North Portland. New Pilots, get used to sights like this. :) #uportland #universityofportland #northportland #stjohnsbridge #pdx

UP women’s soccer home opener and fireworks tonight at 7PM!!! Don’t miss the #14 Pilots take on #5 Stanford! #GoPilots #uportland #universityofportland #up18

UP women’s soccer home opener and fireworks tonight at 7PM!!! Don’t miss the #14 Pilots take on #5 Stanford! #GoPilots #uportland #universityofportland #up18

Love this illustration in this week’s @upbeacon!!! What do you think… is this how to dress like you go to #uportland? :) #universityofportland  (at University of Portland)

Love this illustration in this week’s @upbeacon!!! What do you think… is this how to dress like you go to #uportland? :) #universityofportland (at University of Portland)