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ANTH 342 - American Culture. 

Examines how the values, beliefs, and norms of American culture are integrated into and symbolized in various media. Explores how Americans experience and resolve cultural tensions between individualism and community, equality and hierarchy, competition and cooperation.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none 


CC 205 - Mythologies of the World.

Classical mythology (Greek and Roman) will represent Western tradition in a comparative study with other mythologies of the world. Emphasizes understanding mythologies as symbolic cultural systems expressing societal values.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

CJC 311 - Race, Ethnic, and Gender Issues in Criminal Justice. 

Examination of racial, ethnic, and gender issues regarding criminal offenders, victims of crime, and employees of the criminal justice system. Prerequisite: CJC 220, 221, 230, 240, 250, and junior or senior standing, or permission of the department chairperson.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: CJC 220
Prerequisite: CJC 221
Prerequisite: CJC 230
Co-requisite: none

ENG 220 - Language and Society.

Addresses major social issues related to language use in America. Learn through case studies to identify hidden assumptions, frame questions requiring research, and do the research necessary to make informed decisions about linguistic issues in our society.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

ENG 402 - Special Topics in Cultural Studies.

Special research topics in cultural studies emphasizing selected material, ideas, texts, and movements. Prerequisite: ENG 210 or 150, or permission of the department chairperson.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: ENG 210
Prerequisite: ENG 150
Co-requisite: none


GEOG 121 - Geography of the Cultural Environment.

A spatial analysis of the interaction of cultural development and the physical environment. Special emphasis upon the processes of cultural change and their effect on the landscape.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


GEOG 423 - Population Geography.

A systematic and regional analysis of areal patterns of population distribution, composition, migration, and growth, as well as their causes and the effects they have on the cultural landscape.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


NUR 103 - Health Behavior: Cultural Variations.

Examines culturally based health beliefs and values, preventive and therapeutic health practices and caring behaviors in diverse cultural and ethnic groups in the United States. Classroom and experiential activities address cultural assessment, awareness, and competence.

College: Applied Science & Tech.
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


SOC 241 - Deviance. 

Overview of theory and research on deviance.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


SOC 320 - Social Inequality.

Examines causes and consequences of social class, status, and mobility in the United States and other countries. Prerequisite: SOC 100 or permission of the instructor.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: SOC 100
Co-requisite: none


SOCWK 230 - Human Behavior and the Social Environment 1.

Builds a foundational understanding of people and their social environments focusing primarily on factors that influence human behavior such as culture, class, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, discrimination, economic forces, organizations, and communities. Covers theories and knowledge about the ways social systems promote or deter people in maintaining or achieving health and well-being. Prequisite: SOCWK 100; permission of the department chairperson. Prerequisite or parallel: SOC 242 or 100 (waived for social work minor and family life educator certification candidates). Open only to social work majors and minors and family life educator certification candidates.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: SOCWK 100
Co-requisite: none

Gender Diversity

ANTH 341 - Anthropology and Women.

Development of the female phenotype; variation in the roles assigned to women in cultures of differing levels of complexity from gatherer-hunters to industrial societies--both Western and non-Western--and the contributions of women anthropologists to understanding this variation. Prerequisite: ANTH 101 (waived for Women's Studies minors) or permission of the instructor.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: ANTH 101
Co-requisite: none


CC 302 - Women in Antiquity. 

The study of women in ancient Greece and Rome, based on evidence from literary and nonliterary sources. Explores the influence of social, political, and legal institutions on the status of women and on their relationships with men.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

HIST 215 - Women in American History. 

An introduction to the study of women in American history; considers the social and economic status of women at various times, changing conceptions of their roles, attitudes toward women, women's ideas about themselves, and the women's rights movement.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none 


ENG 328 - Language and Gender.

A detailed examination of the relationship between language and gender. Differences in the way that men and women use language (from pronunciation to conversational and narrative styles) will be documented and analyzed.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


ENG 490 - Literature and Gender.

Study of gender and sexuality as understood, constructed, and contested in one or more cultural/historical settings. Texts may include literary, critical, and theoretical writings and works in other media. Prerequisite: ENG 210 or 150, or permission of the department chairperson. Prerequisite recommended: at least two courses in literature or permission of the department chairperson.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: ENG 210
Prerequisite: ENG 150
Co-requisite: none


FL 307 - European Women Writers. 

Readings in English translation of selected works of major twentieth- century women writers in European languages. Topics and works may vary. May not be applied to foreign language majors or minors.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

HIST 452 - Women in Modern European History.

Survey of women's experiences in modern European history. Examines the impact of major socio-cultural, political, and economic developments upon their lives; attitudes toward women's social roles; and their diverse attempts to change their social, political, economic, and sexual status.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


HSC 472 - Women and Health.

General overview of issues related to women and health: health needs of working women, special nutritional concerns, the gynecological exam, reproductive anatomy and physiology, fertility and infertility, breast problems, wife abuse, and rape.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


POLS 474 - Women and Politics.

National survey of women and the political process, with an emphasis on women and contemporary public policy issues. Prerequisite: POLS 130 or permission of the department chairperson.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: POLS 130
Co-requisite: none

PSYSC 324 - Psychology of Women.

Psychological study of women with emphasis on achievement motivation and dependency, attitudes toward women, sex-role identity, biological and social influences on women's behavior, self-concepts and psychological conflicts, and a study of research in sex differences. Prerequisite: PSYSC 100.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: PSYSC 100
Co-requisite: none

SOC 235 - Sociology of Women.

Analysis of women's roles, in basic institutions of society.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


WMNST 210 - Introduction to Women's Studies. 

Introduction to women's studies. Woman-centered interdisciplinary investigation into women's experiences in Western culture and introduction to the discipline of women's studies.

College: Interdepartmental
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none 

Age-Related Diversity

EDAC 340 - Educational Gerontology.

Study of education and aging with emphasis on a life span approach. Topics include education about aging for children and youth, career educational opportunities in gerontology, education for paraprofessionals and volunteers in aging, retirement planning education, and educational opportunities for older adults.

College: Teachers College
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

HSC 469 - Health and Aging.

Dynamics of later life and the aging process with specific emphasis on health. The physiological and behavioral dimensions of the aging process will be analyzed and discussed.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

PHYSL 415 - Physiology of Aging.

Study of how physiological systems change with age and the mechanisms that are thought to cause these changes. Disorders and diseases of aging will also be covered. Prerequisite: one course each in inorganic chemistry and physiology.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

SOC 431 - Aging and the Life Course.

Examines the effects of social and cultural factors on the aging process including an analysis of policies and programs designed to meet the needs of older adults. Prerequisite: SOC 100 plus 6 SOC hours, or permission of the instructor.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: SOC 100
Co-requisite: none

Religious Diversity

ANTH 451 - Witchcraft, Magic, and Religion.

Anthropological study of humankind's age-old concern with life, death, sickness, and the unknown. Discusses human attempts to control life through supernatural beings, prayer, sacrifice, and techniques of magic and witchcraft.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

CC 205 - Mythologies of the World.

Classical mythology (Greek and Roman) will represent Western tradition in a comparative study with other mythologies of the world. Emphasizes understanding mythologies as symbolic cultural systems expressing societal values.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


HIST 459 - The Jews in Europe and the Middle East, 1098 to the Present. 

Survey of the Jewish role in European and Middle Eastern history and society. Focus will be on the commonalities and differences between Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, and changing attitudes toward the Jewish community in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

PHIL 210 - Philosophy of Religion.

Critical analysis of such selected topics as the nature and existence of God, the problem of evil, the justification of religious belief, and the significance of religious experience.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


RELST 390 - Advanced Study of Asian Religions.

Critical examination of one or more Asian religions. Topics include sacred texts, historical developments, prominent figures, and relevance to contemporary cultural formations. Counts for minor in Asian Studies. A total of 6 hours of credit may be earned, but no more than 3 in any one semester or term.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


SOC 427 - Sociology of Religions.

An analysis of religion as a social institution. Special consideration of religious conversion, religious conflict, fundamentalism, secularization, the formation of sects and cults, and the relationship of religion and gender, race, and politics. Prerequisite: SOC 100 plus 6 SOC hours, or permission of the instructor.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: SOC 100
Co-requisite: none

Sexual Diversity

CPSY 360 - Interrelational Aspects of Sexuality.

Emphasizes the psychological aspects of human sexuality, especially in relation to emotions, attitudes, and values. Stresses the psychological importance of responsibility for self in sexuality. Considers the psychological aspects of human sexual development, adjustment, dysfunction, and remediation. Designed to increase students' understanding and acceptance of their own sexuality and that of others.

College: Teachers College
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

HSC 261 - Health, Sexuality, and Family Life.

Health aspects of human sexuality and family life with a focus on human reproduction, physiology of sexual response, sexual disorders and dysfunctions, sexually transmitted diseases, promotion of sexual health, and the family's role in sex education.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


NUR 301 - Sexual Health: Significance for Nursing.

Information about nursing assessments and interventions that will help clients and families cope with sexual problems related to a variety of stressors. Encompasses a broad range of clinically pertinent topics amenable to nursing approaches. Prerequisite: NUR 230 or 232. Parallel: NUR 230 and 232.

College: Applied Science & Tech.
Hours: 2
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: NUR 230
Prerequisite: NUR 232
Co-requisite: none

PSYSC 277 - Psychology of Sexual Behavior. 

An examination of the determinants of human sexual behavior, focusing on the development of sexual identity and attitudes. Uses perspectives from social psychology, personality theory, and physiological psychology to build an understanding of this most complex behavior. Prerequisite: PSYSC 100.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: PSYSC 100
Co-requisite: none 


SOC 434 - Sociology of Human Sexuality.

Analyzes gender and sexual issues. Topics include gender identity, sexual deviance, and sociological factors that affect sexuality. Prerequisite: SOC 100 plus 6 SOC hours, or permission of the instructor.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: SOC 100
Co-requisite: none

Racial/Ethnic Diversity

ANTH 330 - Special Topics in Native American Cultures.

Detailed analysis of selected contemporary issues facing American Indians-- for example, religious freedom, property rights--or a focus on the Indian cultures of a particular area, such as the Southwest, Great Lakes, or Northeast. May be repeated for different topics. A total of 6 hours of credit may be earned.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3-6
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


ANTH 331 - Native Americans of North America.

Cultures of the North American Native Americans emphasizing their economic, sociopolitical, and religious institutions.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

ANTH 332 - Native Americans of the Great Lakes.

In-depth study of selected Native American cultures indigenous to the Great Lakes region from the time of European contact to the contemporary period. Prerequisite: ANTH 101 (waived for Native American Studies minors) or permission of the instructor.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: ANTH 101
Co-requisite: none


ANTH 437 - Contemporary Problems of the Native Americans.

Detailed study of current issues facing Native Americans. Particular issues facing tribes in specific regions and general issues of a pan-Native American nature will be covered. Taught in the field with seminars led by Native Americans. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


ANTH 482 - Native Americans of the American Southwest.

Surveys prehistoric, historic, and contemporary cultures of selected Southwest Native American groups. Emphasizes culture-specific solutions to problems perceived in their relationship to their natural and social environments.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

CPSY 470 - Introduction to Cross-Cultural Counseling. 

Opportunity to build expertise in counseling people of African-American, Hispanic, Asian, and American Indian heritage. Emphasizes understanding the social and political bases of counseling and therapy.

College: Teachers College
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none 


EDMUL 205 - Introduction to Multicultural Education.

Examines social factors that affect teacher decision making and student achievement in United States schools. Addresses the need for intercultural competence, culturally informed instructional strategies, promotion of social justice, and reduction of racism and sexism in order to create democratic classrooms. Prerequisite: sophomore standing.

College: Teachers College
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: EDMUL 205L
Prerequisite: none

EDMUL 206 - Advanced Study of Ethnic and Multicultural Group Behavior.

Focuses on critical analyses of the concepts introduced in EDMUL 205. By studying specific cultural groups in relation to schooling, develops an in-depth understanding of the impact culture has on the process of teaching and learning. Addresses the needs for intercultural competence, culturally sensitive instruction, and prejudice reduction. Prerequisite: EDMUL 205.

College: Teachers College
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: EDMUL 205
Co-requisite: none

EDMUL 301 - Instructional Strategies in Multicultured Schools.

Starts from an understanding that how people are taught is the greatest variable in determining student achievement. Explores the theory and application of alternative teaching models that seek to not only increase cultural awareness, but also to address the achievement gap between individuals from different cultural groups. Prerequisite: EDMUL 205.

College: Teachers College
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: EDMUL 205
Co-requisite: none

EDMUL 370 - Bilingual Theory, Programs, Evaluation, and Methods.

Survey of linguistic, cognitive, and cultural characteristics of bilingualism on education in the United States, emphasizing program design, model programs, and legislative mandates. Considers the needs of bilingual students with regard to the evaluation of materials and bilingual classroom methodology.

College: Teachers College
Hours: 4
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

EDMUL 470 - Understanding Cultural Diversity in American Education.

Designed to prepare prospective teachers to analyze lifestyles of different cultural groups. Emphasizing children's strengths within their cultural contexts will be an important focus. Prerequisite: EDMUL 205 or permission of the program director.

College: Teachers College
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: EDMUL 205
Co-requisite: none

HIST 210 - Black History--The United States.

A survey of blacks in America from the sixteenth century to the present. Emphasizes the effects of blacks on American culture and vice versa.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


HIST 421 - Indians in U.S. History.

Survey of Indian and white relations from 1492 to the present, focusing on the Indian wars, treaty making, various types of Indian and white interaction, and the development of federal and state Indian policy.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

HIST 459 - The Jews in Europe and the Middle East, 1098 to the Present.

Survey of the Jewish role in European and Middle Eastern history and society. Focus will be on the commonalities and differences between Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, and changing attitudes toward the Jewish community in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


MUSED 478 - Teaching Multicultural Music.

Exploration of music from various ethnic groups and cultures. Emphasizes techniques and materials to present music from various cultures to elementary and secondary students. Includes teaching projects and integration with traditional music curricula. Prerequisite: permission of the department chairperson.

College: Fine Arts
Hours: 2
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


POLS 475 - Minority Group Politics.

Deals with political impact of minority groups on American politics. Emphasizes both legal and extralegal means by which minority groups become involved in and influence public policy. Prerequisite: POLS 130 or permission of the department chairperson.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: POLS 130
Co-requisite: none

SOC 421 - Racial and Cultural Minorities in the United States. 

Examines the causes and consequences of prejudice and discrimination toward minority groups in America. Prerequisite: SOC 100 plus 6 SOC hours, or permission of the instructor.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: SOC 100
Co-requisite: none

Global Diversity

AHS 232 - Art of Rome.

Art and architecture of early Rome and the Republic to the Late Empire. Architecture and urbanism as a vehicle for the political and cultural extension of the empire to the barbarian West and the Hellenized East; missionary role of historic reliefs; Roman concepts of personality and portraiture; and the growth of luxury arts: ornament, interior decoration, and collecting. Prerequisite: AHS 100 or 101 or permission of the instructor. Open to all students.

College: Fine Arts
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: AHS 100
Prerequisite: AHS 101
Co-requisite: none

AHS 240 - Early Medieval Art.

Painting, sculpture, and architecture from the fourth through the tenth centuries in relation to the religious, political, and technological conditions of the period. Rural northwest Europe will be discussed in relation to urban societies in the East. Periods to be covered include early Christian, Merovingian, Carolingian, Ottonian, and Byzantine. Prerequisite: AHS 100 or 101 or permission of the instructor. Open to all students.

College: Fine Arts
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: AHS 100
Prerequisite: AHS 101
Co-requisite: none


AHS 241 - Late Medieval Art.

European art and architecture from the eleventh through the fourteenth centuries. Emphasis on technical and stylistic influences and innovation, as well as cultural context of patronage and artistic production. Prerequisite: AHS 100 or 101. Open to all students.

College: Fine Arts
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: AHS 100
Prerequisite: AHS 101
Co-requisite: none


AHS 251 - Art of the Italian Renaissance 1300-1600.

Art and architecture examined primarily in terms of style, content, and context including ideology and theory, conditions of art production, and role of artist. Prerequisite: AHS 100 or 102. Open to all students.

College: Fine Arts
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: AHS 100
Prerequisite: AHS 102
Co-requisite: none

AHS 252 - Early Modern Europe 1: Art from 1600 to 1750.

Exploration of art and architecture of Europe, from the Counter- Reformation shrine of St. Peter to Louis XIV's palace at Versailles; from the Jesuit altarpieces in Antwerp to the Dutch Republic of Vermeer and Rembrandt and more. Italy, Spain, France, Germany, England, Flanders, Netherlands. Prerequisite: AHS 100 or 102 or permission of the instructor. Open to all students.

College: Fine Arts
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: AHS 100
Prerequisite: AHS 102
Co-requisite: none

AHS 253 - Early Modern Europe 2: Art from 1750 to 1850.

Art and architecture in the era of enlightenment and revolution, age of Napoleon, Restoration, reaction, reform, economic advance, and social unrest. From country gardens to urban boulevards, rococo, neoclassicism, romanticism, historicism, realism, and impressionism; England, France, Germany, Italy, Spain. Prerequisite: AHS 100 or 102 or permission of the instructor. Open to all students.

College: Fine Arts
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: AHS 100
Prerequisite: AHS 102
Co-requisite: none

AHS 290 - Asian Art.

General survey of art and architecture in south, southeast, central, and east Asia from the prehistoric era to the advent of the industrial era. Emphasizes characteristic forms, techniques, and art theory in the context of developments in society and religion. Prerequisite: AHS 100 or 101 or permission of the instructor.

College: Fine Arts
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: AHS 100
Prerequisite: AHS 101
Co-requisite: none

ANTH 111 - Global Cultural Diversity. 

A globalization primer. Gives the student an opportunity to look at an expanding global process in a shrinking world. By dealing with contemporary issues and events in specific cultural contexts, the student learns the value of different lifeways and an appreciative understanding of a multicultural world--a world where cultural understanding really counts.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none 


ANTH 370 - Topics in Old World Cultures.

Anthropological survey of the cultural patterns of selected continents or regions, such as East Asia, Europe, or the island Pacific. Prerequisite: ANTH 101. A total of 6 hours of credit may be earned.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3-6
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: ANTH 101
Co-requisite: none


ANTH 380 - Topics in New World Cultures.

Anthropological survey of the cultural patterns of selected continents or regions, such as the Caribbean or Latin America. Prerequisite: ANTH 101. A total of 6 hours of credit may be earned.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3-6
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: ANTH 101
Co-requisite: none


ANTH 427 - Culture and Medicine.

Focuses on conceptions of health and illness from a crosscultural perspective relating non-Western techniques to Western counterparts. Prerequisite: ANTH 101.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: ANTH 101
Co-requisite: none

ASIAN 498 - Asian Studies: Selected Readings.

Topics for independent study and research to be chosen and investigated in consultation with the department and instructor involved. Prerequisite: permission of the program director. A total of 6 hours of credit may be earned.

College: Interdepartmental
Hours: 3-6
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


CH 302 - Chinese Literature in English Translation.

A brief overview of major Chinese literary trends and works using selections from traditional masterpieces in poetry, myth, legend, short story, and novel and also contemporary essay, short story, and novel. Prerequisite: two years of college Chinese or the equivalent.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

ECON 351 - International Economics.

International trade, finance, and commercial policy. Prerequisite: ECON 201, 202.

College: Business
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: ECON 201
Prerequisite: ECON 202
Co-requisite: none

ENG 260 - British Literature 1: The Beginnings to 1780.

British literature from about 450 to 1780, with attention to the social, historical, and philosophical backgrounds. Prerequisite: ENG 210 or 150 for English majors and minors.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: ENG 210
Prerequisite: ENG 150
Co-requisite: none


ENG 280 - British Literature 2: 1780 to the Present.

British literature from 1780 to the present, with attention to the historical, social, and philosophical background. Prerequisite: ENG 210 or 150, 230, or its equivalent is required for English majors and minors.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: ENG 210
Prerequisite: ENG 150
Prerequisite: ENG 230
Co-requisite: none

ENG 497 - Studies: Literature in Translation. 

Study of works written in languages other than English. Texts may span a variety of genres, including poetry, fiction, non-fiction prose, and drama. Prerequisite: ENG 210. Prerequisite recommended: at least two courses in literature or permission of the department chairperson.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: ENG 210
Co-requisite: none

ENG 498 - Post-Colonial Studies. 

A study of major works from post-colonial countries and cultures, such as Nigeria, South Africa, India, and Jamaica, and the intellectual and literary movements associated with them. Prerequisite: ENG 210 or 150, or permission of the department chairperson. Prerequisite recommended: at least two courses in literature or permission of the department chairperson.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: ENG 210
Prerequisite: ENG 150
Co-requisite: none

FIN 352 - Global Finance.

Financial problems and opportunities that confront the management of global firms. Sources and instruments of global finance, import and export financing, interrelationship of governmental and global agencies, and the current status of some. Prerequisite: FIN 300.

College: Business
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: FIN 300
Co-requisite: none


FL 205 - The French-Speaking World.

Survey of political, cultural, and literary history in areas colonized by France: Quebec, the Caribbean, North Africa, West Africa. Topics include geography, government, and differences in Francophone and Anglophone colonization, using socio-political and literary works.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


FL 305 - Foreign Literatures in Translation.

Readings in English translation of selected works of major writers in one of the foreign languages taught in this department. Topics and works may vary. May not be applied to foreign language majors or minors.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


FL 306 - Foreign Culture through Films.

Study of cultures of the countries whose languages are taught in this department through the medium of foreign contemporary and classic films. May not be applied to foreign language majors or minors.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

FL 308 - European Culture through Films.

Study of the cultures of European countries through the medium of films. Topics and films may vary. May not be applied to foreign language majors or minors.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


FR 334 - Civilization and Culture: The Old Regime.

Contributions made by France from the beginnings to the French Revolution. Origins of historical and cultural traditions. Supplemental literary selections. Prerequisite: two years of college French or the equivalent or permission of the department chairperson.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


FR 335 - Civilization and Culture: Modern France.

Development of modern France from the French Revolution to the present. Assimilation of traditions into the culture of the industrial age. Supplemental literary selections. Prerequisite: two years of college French or the equivalent or permission of the department chairperson.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


FR 360 - Introduction to French Literary Readings.

Selected readings from several literary genres (e.g., drama, lyric poetry, narrative) drawn from various periods of French literary history; writing on selected literary topics. Prerequisite: two years of college French or permission of the department chairperson.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

FR 401 - History of French Literature 1.

From the beginnings to 1760. Literature of the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, and the classical age to 1760. Prerequisite: two years of college French or permission of the department chairperson. Prerequisite recommended: FR 360 or its equivalent.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


FR 402 - History of French Literature 2.

From the classical age to the present. The development of eighteenth- century philosophies, romanticism, realism, naturalism, and symbolism in French literature; literature of modern France. Prerequisite: two years of college French or permission of the department chairperson. Prerequisite recommended: FR 360 or its equivalent.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

FR 403 - Seminar in French Literature.

Seminar studies by author, genre, period, or theme. Topic to be announced. Prerequisite: six semesters of French or the equivalent or permission of the department chairperson. A total of 9 hours of credit may be earned.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3-9
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


GEOG 150 - Global Geography.

A basic survey course emphasizing geographic facts and interdependencies between the developed and developing world. Particular emphasis is given to physical and social environmental interdependencies.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


GEOG 351 - Geography of Latin America and the Caribbean. 

Physical and cultural patterns in a diverse world region. Emphasizes population and settlement, agriculture, and environmental hazards in the context of development.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

GEOG 352 - Geography of Africa.

A survey and analysis of the physical and cultural environments of Africa.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

GEOG 354 - Geography of Asia. 

The geography of South, Southwest, Southeast, and East Asia. A survey and analysis of the physical geographic patterns, bases of cultural diversity, and changing spatial aspects of political organization.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none 


GEOG 356 - Geography of Russia and Its Neighbors. 

Geographic analysis of the locational, environmental, economic, and cultural diversity of the successor countries to the Soviet Union. Regional examination of Russia, Baltic, and other East European countries, Transcaucasia and Central Asia.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

GEOG 357 - Geography of Europe.

Examines the changing physiographic, climatic, economic, and political environments of Europe. While addressing the entire European cultural area, from the Atlantic Ocean in the west, to the Ural and Caucasus mountains in the east, primary emphasis is given to countries of Western, Northern, Southern and Central Europe.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

GEOG 470 - World Political Geography.

Analysis of the contribution of physical and cultural characteristics of the nations of the world to domestic and foreign relations problems.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

GER 334 - Contemporary German Culture. 

Lectures, readings, and audiovisual materials introducing present-day social mores of Germany. Comparison of American and German cultures. Taught in English. Not for German major or minor credit except by permission of the department chairperson.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none 


GER 335 - Civilization and Culture.

Civilization and cultural development of the Germans from ancient times to the present. Taught in German. Prerequisite: two years of college German or the equivalent or permission of the department chairperson.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


GER 361 - Introduction to German Literature 1.

Selections from prose, short stories, and Novellen of German literature, designed to develop an appreciation of the literary heritage of Germany. Prerequisite: two years of college German or the equivalent.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


GER 362 - Introduction to German Literature 2.

Selections from the dramas and radio plays of German literature. Prerequisite: two years of college German or the equivalent.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


GER 363 - Introduction to German Literature 3.

Selections from poetry, folksongs, and ballads of Germany. Prerequisite: two years of college German or the equivalent.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

GER 401 - History of German Literature 1.

German literature from its beginnings through the age of Goethe. A survey of German literary trends from earliest times to the classical period. Prerequisite: two years of college German or the equivalent.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


GER 402 - History of German Literature 2.

German literature from early to late nineteenth century. The development of nineteenth-century philosophies, romanticism, and realism. Prerequisite: two years of college German or the equivalent.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

GER 403 - History of German Literature 3.

From the late nineteenth century to the present, from naturalism to the literature of modern Germany. Prerequisite: two years of college German or the equivalent.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


HIST 301 - The United States and the Vietnam War.

Historical analysis of American involvement in Vietnam from 1945 to 1975, with discussions of the military, political, diplomatic, and social effects of the war. Incudes background information on Vietnamese history as well as its continuing legacy.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


HIST 370 - Foundations of Asian Civilization.

Survey of South, Southeast, and East Asian history from earliest times to roughly A.D. 1600, with special focus on the development of Asian societies and cultures before any significant European presence.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

HIST 371 - Tradition, Conflict, and Change in Modern Asia.

Survey of South, Southeast, and East Asian history from roughly A.D. 1600 to the present, with concentration on the problems, leaders, and issues that resulted from Western presence, nationalism, independence, and modernization as well as contemporary issues.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


HIST 372 - Africa Since 1500.

Stresses the emergence of modern African civilization from roughly 1500 to the present, with particular emphasis on regions south of the Sahara.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

HIST 373 - History of the Middle East.

Provides in-depth knowledge and understanding of the Middle East--today's Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Lebanon, Turkey, and other states--since Muhammed. Stresses indigenous societies and how they have dealt with Islam, imperialism, nationalism, development, and wars.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


HIST 428 - The Caribbean.

The Central American republics and Cuba, Haiti, Santo Domingo, Venezuela, and Colombia since 1810, with emphasis on the twentieth century and the Cuban revolution.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


HIST 469 - World Civilizations--Field Studies. 

Studies in world civilizations--their history, art, economic life, educational systems, geography, industry, languages, music, and society-- through varied travel programs. Advance reading and a summary paper complement each year's travel program and are required. With departmental approval, secondary social studies teacher-education students with a concentration in world civilization may apply 3 hours of credit to category 1, 2, or 4.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 6
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

HIST 471 - France Since 1815.

Political, social, intellectual, and cultural development of modern France throughout the periods of revolution and reaction, imperial growth, and republican reform and stabilization. Emphasizes conflicts of state power and individual freedom, capitalism and socialism, and war and peace.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


HIST 472 - France--The Classical Age, 1461-1715. 

Origins and development of French absolutism, classic culture, and society from the Spider King to the Sun King. Focuses on foundations of the ancient regime and its institutions--the monarchy, aristocracy, bourgeoisie, Gallican Catholicism--and France's influence on Europe.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

HIST 473 - French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Era, 1715-1815.

Causes of the French Revolution--the great turning point of modern civilization--and revolutions in general. Stresses the development of nationalism, freedom of the individual, concentration of authority in the state, and the goal of national self-determination.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

HIST 475 - Britain, 1485-1714.

A survey of the political, social, and economic history of England in the Tudor and Stuart periods. Emphasizes the rise of the national state, religious conflicts, the development of the power of Parliament, and overseas exploration and colonization.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


HIST 476 - Britain, 1714 to the Present.

Survey of the many major changes in British life from the Hanoverian period to the present--modernization of political institutions, evolution of the limited monarchy, industrialization and social conflict, effects of imperialism and recent wars, problems of government and society since World War II.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

HIST 481 - Modern Germany.

Experiences of the German people during the critical periods of national unification under Bismarck, the First World War, changing cultural and intellectual life, the Hitler and Nazi era, World War II, and the recent division of West and East.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

HIST 482 - Cultural History of the Celtic Peoples from Prehistory to the Present.

Surveys the cultural history of the six modern Celtic countries (Brittany, Cornwall, Ireland, Isle of Man, Scotland, and Wales) and their ancient continental forebears, including major political events, literature, social organization, and traditional oral culture.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


HIST 483 - Irish History.

Covers all of Irish history from pre-Christian Celtic times to the present, including political events, literature (both oral and written), the role of language, music, folklore, and other elements of Irish cultural history.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


HIST 484 - Southern Africa.

Explores the arrival of the Europeans in the southern tip of Africa from 1652 and focuses on the subsequent four centuries of colonial domination of much of the southern African continent. Also investigates Black, Indian, and colored resistance.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


HIST 486 - Tzarist Russia. 

Survey of the Russian state and people from about 1500 to the revolution of 1917--stressing political developments and forms, religious and cultural life, economic and social change, geographic expansion, and national goals and issues in foreign affairs.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none 


HIST 487 - The Soviet Union.

The development of the Soviet Union from the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917 to the present, stressing the evolution of political and economic institutions, social problems, cultural policies, and the ideological aims and changing role of the Soviet Union in world affairs.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

HIST 488 - History of South Asia. 

Descriptive and analytical survey of the subcontinent of South Asia, comprising India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka, from early times to the present.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none 


HIST 489 - History of Southeast Asia.

History of the region from earliest times to the present, with special attention to the formation of the earliest civilizations; the influence of Indian, Chinese, and European cultures upon the people of Southeast Asia; and the processes of synthesis that have taken place within these civilizations through the centuries.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

HIST 491 - Topics in Middle Eastern History.

Selected issues and problems in the Middle Eastern world since Muhammed. Topics may include the expansion of Islam, slavery in the Middle East, the economic and social history and the Ottoman empire, the Arab/Israeli dispute, and recent national and international crises.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


HIST 492 - History of China to 1600. 

Descriptive and analytical survey of China's history from earliest times to roughly A.D. 1600, with emphasis on the development of the dynastic tradition, Confucian-based society and culture, and China's focal point status in the pre-1600 world order.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

HIST 493 - History of Pre-modern Japan.

Analytical survey of pre-modern Japanese history to circa 1600, focusing on the ideological, political, social, economic, and cultural developments that build a foundation for the understanding of modern Japan.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


HIST 494 - Selected Topics in Non-Western History. 

Survey and investigation of a particular topic, problem, or issue in non- Western history with emphasis on topics, specialties, and materials not covered in other courses. Topics will be announced before each semester. A total of 6 hours of credit may be earned.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3-6
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none 


HIST 495 - Modern China, 1600 to the Present.

Descriptive and analytical survey with emphasis on China's changing role as a member of the world community, its response to increased Western contacts, disintegration of traditional order, revolutionary changes through the Republic of China and the People's Republic, and significant elements of contemporary Chinese society and culture.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


HIST 496 - Modern Japan, 1600 to the Present. 

Descriptive and analytical survey of political and economic developments, foreign policy, and social and cultural change in modern Japan with emphasis on conditions contributing to its rapid modernization, nationalist and expansionist movements, and dynamic postwar recovery.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

HIST 497 - Selected Topics in European History.

Survey and investigation of a particular topic, problem, or issue in European history with emphasis on topics, specialties, and materials not covered in other courses. Topics will be announced before each semester. A total of 6 hours of credit may be earned.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3-6
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

INTBA 265 - Introduction to International Business. 

Introduces the field of international business including coverage of the cultural, economic, political, and legal environments in which organizations function. Provides an overview of world markets emphasizing communications, trade, and legal matters in international relationships.

College: Interdepartmental
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

INTBA 490 - Seminar in International Business Decisions.

Case studies designed to stress the practical application of the management decision-making process for the purpose of professionally resolving international business problems. This seminar is designed to prepare students for careers in international business management. Prerequisite: MGT 301; MKG 470; FIN 352; or permission of the instructor.

College: Interdepartmental
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: FIN 352
Prerequisite: MGT 301
Prerequisite: MKG 470
Co-requisite: none

JAPAN 334 - Japanese Culture and Civilization.

Survey of the origins and development of Japanese culture: art, literature, religion, philosophy, political and social institutions from earliest to modern times. An overview of cultural traditions for those with a general interest in Japan. Taught primarily in English. Prerequisite: JAPAN 202 or its equivalent or permission of the instructor.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: JAPAN 202
Co-requisite: none


JAPAN 401 - Contemporary Masterpieces.

Reading and discussion of selected modern Japanese literary texts concentrating on selections from poetry, short stories, essays, and novels such as "Snow Country" by Kawabata and "Golden Temple" by Mishima. Readings in English translation and Japanese. Prerequisite: JAPAN 202 or its equivalent or permission of the instructor. A total of 6 hours of credit may be earned, but no more than 3 in any one semester or term.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: JAPAN 202
Co-requisite: none.

JAPAN 402 - Classical Masterpieces.

Introduction to classical Japanese texts of literary and historical significance. Includes "The Tale of Genji," "Tale of the Heike," and selections from other major works of fiction, poetry, essay, and drama. Readings are in English translation and Japanese. Prerequisite: JAPAN 202 or its equivalent or permission of the instructor. A total of 6 hours of credit may be earned, but no more than 3 in any one semester or term.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: JAPAN 202
Co-requisite: none


JAPAN 498 - Readings.

Individualized readings in English or Japanese on a Japanese topic selected with the advice and direction of the instructor. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor. A total of 6 hours of credit may be earned.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 1-6
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

MGT 301 - International Management.

Discussion of management issues related to doing business in an international context, including moving a firm into international competition, and some issues that may be expected. Topics covered include exporting, joint venturing, or licensing as options for global expansion. Prerequisite or parallel: MGT 300.

College: Business
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

MKG 470 - International Marketing.

Examines the opportunities and problems associated with conducting business on a global scale. Focuses on the knowledge and skills needed for identifying, evaluating, and managing international marketing functions. Studies are introduced to the economic, socio-cultural, financial, and legal-political factors affecting international marketing. Prerequisite: MKG 300.

College: Business
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: MKG 300
Co-requisite: none


MUSCH 120 - Jazz: A Multicultural Legacy.

Study of the development of jazz with emphasis on multicultural contributions and interdisciplinary context -- historical, political, economic, and social.

College: Fine Arts
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


NREM 205 - International Natural Resources: Development and Conservation.

An analysis of problems occurring as a result of development and use of natural resources worldwide. The role of resource management and conservation to enhance the carrying capacity of the earth. A case-study approach to the management of global environmental problems.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


NREM 357 - International Rural Development.

Analysis of rural development in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Emphasizes the roles of population, agriculture, history, conflict, technology, international debt, multilateral organizations, and political and cultural traditions in development efforts. Interdisciplinary readings and case studies.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


PHIL 310 - African Philosophy.

A critical examination of leading trends in African philosophy. Ethnophilosophy, philosophic sagacity, liberation philosophy, or modern/critical philosophy are possible topics.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


POLS 290 - American Foreign Policy.

An introduction to the process of making United States foreign policy, American strategic doctrines, and major foreign policy issues. Prerequisite recommended: POLS 130.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

POLS 293 - International Relations.

A survey of the formal relations among sovereign states in the international system, emphasizing diplomacy, the elements of power, and the procedures for conflict resolution. May include computer simulation exercises.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

POLS 382 - Governments and Politics of Western Europe.

A comparative analysis of the political processes, governmental institutions, and policy performances of Britain, France, Germany, and Italy. Their roles as national actors in the process of European integration are also considered. Prerequisite recommended: POLS 280.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


POLS 384 - British Government and Politics.

Study of the political system of the United Kingdom--its political culture, parties and groups, governmental institutions, and policy problems. Comparisons with the United States and Canada are considered. Prerequisite recommended: POLS 280.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


POLS 385 - Politics of the European Union. 

Study of the development of the European Union as an evolving political entity--its politics, institutions, policies--and the prospects for European unification. Prerequisite recommended: POLS 280.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

POLS 386 - Politics of Russia and the Successor States. 

Evaluation of political, economic, and social change and performance in Russia and other successor states of the former Soviet Union. Historical and geographical factors are also treated. Prerequisite recommended: POLS 280.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

POLS 392 - The United Nations and International Organization.

Concentrated study of the United Nations and other international organizations focusing on the structure, functions, and current issues facing the United Nations. Prerequisite recommended: POLS 293.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

POLS 394 - International Relations in Asia.

A survey of contemporary international relations in Asia and the Pacific emphasizing the roles of major powers in this area. Prerequisite recommended: POLS 293.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


POLS 488 - Government and Politics of China. 

A comprehensive survey of the government and politics of both the Republic of China and the People's Republic of China. Prerequisite: POLS 280 or permission of the department chairperson.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: POLS 280
Co-requisite: none 


POLS 490 - International Law. 

A comprehensive survey of the government and politics of both the Republic of China and the People's Republic of China. Prerequisite: POLS 280 or permission of the department chairperson.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: POLS 280
Co-requisite: none 


POLS 493 - World Politics. 

Theories of contemporary interactions among states, especially the major powers. Particular attention given to conflict resolution. Prerequisite: POLS 293; or permission of the department chairperson.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: POLS 293
Co-requisite: none 


POLS 495 - Foreign Policy of China.

A comprehensive analysis of China's role in international politics, emphasizing the effects of the foreign policy of the People's Republic of China. Prerequisite: POLS 293; or permission of the department chairperson.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: POLS 293
Co-requisite: none

SOC 320 - Social Inequality.

Examines causes and consequences of social class, status, and mobility in the United States and other countries. Prerequisite: SOC 100 or permission of the instructor.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: SOC 100
Co-requisite: none


SP 334 - Spanish Civilization and Culture.

An examination of Spanish history and culture through lectures, readings, and discussions. Prerequisite: two years of college Spanish or the equivalent or permission of the department chairperson.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


SP 335 - Latin-American Civilization and Culture.

A panoramic view of the culture and customs of the various Latin-American countries. Prerequisite: two years of college Spanish or the equivalent or permission of the department chairperson.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

SP 360 - Introduction to Hispanic Literary Readings.

Selected readings from several literary genres (e.g. drama, lyric poetry, narrative) drawn from various periods of Spanish and Latin American history; writing on selected literary topics. Prerequisite: two years of college Spanish or permission of the department chairperson.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none

SP 401 - History of Spanish Literature.

Analysis of works and periods in Spanish literature from the beginning to the present. Reading and discussion will include the rudiments of literary criticism. Prerequisite: two years of college Spanish or the equivalent. Prerequisite recommended: SP 360.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


SP 402 - History of Latin-American Literature.

Analysis of works and periods in Latin America from the early chronicles to the present. Reading and discussion will include the rudiments of literary criticism. Prerequisite: two years of college Spanish or the equivalent. Prerequisite recommended: SP 360.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Co-requisite: none
Prerequisite: none


SP 403 - Seminar in Literature.

Topics vary according to genre, author, or period and will be studied in depth. Intensive study of authors of a selected period from Spain or Latin America. Research and reports. Prerequisite: SP 360 or 401 or 402 or the equivalent. A total of 9 hours of credit may be earned.

College: Sciences & Humanities
Hours: 3-9
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: SP 360
Prerequisite: SP 401
Prerequisite: SP 402
Co-requisite: none

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