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General Education: Setting the Foundations for University Study

General Education at UIC: An Overview
The General Education Program at UIC
General Education Core

 


General Education at UIC: An Overview

General Education is an important part of every undergraduate degree program. The General Education Program provides students with a breadth of exposure to the academic disciplines and serves as the foundation for the knowledge, skills, and competencies essential to becoming well-educated college graduates and citizens.

The program ensures a certain level of intellectual breadth, while at the same time allowing students the opportunity to select courses or clusters of courses around areas of their own interests. Specifically, the program:

The General Education Program at UIC

The General Education Program at UIC is designed to serve as a foundation for lifelong learning. It also helps prepare students for the world beyond the college experience, a world in which one needs to be able to:

The General Education Program at UIC (sometimes referred to as Gen Ed or GE) has two main components: a grouping of core courses that are clustered around six themes and sets of required proficiencies. The specific requirements vary from college to college. All colleges, however, require a minimum of 24 semester hours of credit with at least one course in each of the six categories of General Education and proficiency in writing (as demonstrated by successful completion of English 160 and 161 or by certain scores on placement or other tests). Note: Students may count up to two courses in their major toward their General Education requirements. If students have a double major, then two courses from each of the majors may be applied toward General Education.

 

General Education Core
The General Education Core includes the following six categories. This section of the catalog provides a description and list of courses for each category.

  1. Analyzing the Natural World
  2. Understanding the Individual and Society
  3. Understanding the Past
  4. Understanding the Creative Arts
  5. Exploring World Cultures
  6. Understanding U.S. Society

General Education Proficiencies

The University Writing requirement is common across all colleges. Individual colleges may have additional General Education requirements and proficiencies. Students should consult their college and department sections of the catalog for information about fulfilling the General Education requirements as a required part of their degree program.

University Writing Requirement

Students must demonstrate proficiency in written English by earning passing grades in English 160 and English 161, or by achieving proficiency (see section on Demonstrating Writing Proficiency for a Waiver of English 160 or English 161) in one or both of these courses certified in writing by the Department of English. The Department of English reserves the right to require a student to take a preparatory course as a prerequisite for English 160 if the student’s score on the Writing Placement Test reveals the need for such a course. Whenever questions arise with regard to the fulfillment of the University Writing requirement through transfer courses, a writing portfolio, or standard examinations, the Department of English will determine whether to grant the student an exemption from the requirement.

Students should consult their college section of the catalog for more information on fulfilling the University Writing requirement as part of their degree program.

General Education Core

Analyzing the Natural World
A central principle of a knowledge-based society is that, where possible, experimental tests should be designed to critically evaluate the accuracy of an idea or physical law. It is crucial that students understand both how accurate experimental results are obtained and how uncertainties in these results affect scientific conclusions. Courses in this category provide an understanding of scientific method and the factual knowledge necessary to develop hypotheses, to test them, and to distinguish those conclusions resting on unsupported assertion from those verified by sound scientific reasoning. Theories also play an important role in the way we see the world around us. In the natural sciences, theories are developed to explain experimental observation, form the basis for the design of further experiments, and provide the foundation for advances in technology. Mathematics provides appropriate tools (such as calculus) necessary to formulate the scientific theories.

Courses in this category should introduce students to scientific and mathematical concepts and methods. They should be designed to facilitate the students’ ability to do one or more of the following:

  1. Understand and critically evaluate information and concepts in the natural and mathematical
    sciences.
  2. Use and understand scientific method to analyze ideas and obtain knowledge.
  3. Appreciate the value of and difference between scientific laws, theories, hypotheses, and speculation.
  4. Use scientific and mathematical reasoning to make relevant distinctions among ideas.
  5. Think critically about contemporary issues in science and technology.
  6. Logically and clearly communicate experimental results and observations to others.
  7. Analyze quantitative information and draw conclusions from these analyses.

Key to notes listed

a = also approved for Analyzing the Natural World
b = also approved for Understanding the Individual and Society
c = also approved for Understanding the Past
d = also approved for Understanding the Creative Arts
e = also approved for Exploring World Cultures
f = also approved for Understanding U.S. Society
g = indicates courses specifically designed for those majoring in areas other than science and mathematics
h = nonlaboratory courses

 

Anthropology (ANTH)
102 Introduction to Archaeology 4 hourscg
105 Human Evolution 4 hourscg
218 Anthropology of Children and Childhood 3 hoursbh
238 Biology of Women
Same as GWS 238
3 hoursgh
     
Biological Sciences (BIOS)
100 Biology of Cells and Organisms 5 hours
101 Biology of Populations and Communities 5 hours
104 Life Evolving 5 hoursg
     
Chemistry (CHEM)
100 Chemistry and Life 5 hoursg
105 Chemistry and the Molecular Human: An Inquiry Perspective 4 hoursg
112 General College Chemistry I 5 hours
114 General College Chemistry II 5 hours
116 Honors General Chemistry I 5 hours
118 Honors General Chemistry II 5 hours
130 Survey of Organic and Biochemistry 5 hours
     
Computer Science (CS)
100 Discovering Computer Science 3 hoursh
     
Earth and Environmental Sciences (EAES)
101 Global Environmental Change 4 hours
111 Earth, Energy, and the Environment 4 hours
200 Field Work in Missouri 2 hours
     
Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE)
115 Introduction to Electrical and Computer Engineering 4 hours
     
Honors College (HON)
130 Honors Core in Analyzing the Natural World and Understanding the Individual and Society 3 hoursbh
131 Honors Core in Analyzing the Natural World and Understanding the Past  3 hoursch
132 Honors Core in Analyzing the Natural World and Understanding the Creative Arts 3 hoursdh
133 Honors Core in Analyzing the Natural World and  Exploring World Cultures 3 hourseh
134 Honors Core in Analyzing the Natural World  and Understanding U.S. Society 3 hoursfh
145 Honors Core in Analyzing the Natural World 3 hoursh
     
Mathematical Computer Science (MCS)
260 Introduction to Computer Science 4 hoursh
     
Mathematics (MATH)
160 Finite Mathematics for Business 5 hoursh
165 Calculus for Business 5 hoursh
180 Calculus I 5 hoursh
181 Calculus II 5 hoursh
210 Calculus III 3 hoursh
     
Natural Sciences (NATS)
101 Physical World 4 hoursg
102 Chemical World 4 hoursg
103 Biological World 4 hoursg
105 Physical Systems in Earth and Space Science 4 hoursg
106 Chemical and Biological Systems 4 hoursg
     
Philosophy (PHIL)
102 Introductory Logic 3 hoursh
105 Science and Philosophy 3 hoursh
210 Symbolic Logic 3 hoursh
 
Physics (PHYS)
105 Introductory Physics I—Lecture* 4 hoursh
106 Introductory Physics I—Laboratory* 1 hour
107 Introductory Physics II—Lecture* 4 hoursh
108 Introductory Physics II—Laboratory* 1 hour
112 Astronomy and the Universe 4 hoursg
116 Energy for Future Decision-Makers 3 hoursh
121 Natural Sciences—The Physical Universe 4 hoursg
141 General Physics I (Mechanics) 4 hours
142 General Physics II  (Electricity and Magnetism) 4 hours
     
Public Health (PUBH)
120 Public Health and the Study of Disease and Epidemics 3 hoursh

* Each of the following pairs will be considered one course in meeting the LAS General Education requirements: PHYS 105/PHYS 106; PHYS 107/PHYS 108.

 

Understanding the Individual and Society
The primary goal of the Individual and Society requirement is to enhance understanding of the complex activities of individuals and their relations with each other and with groups, institutions, governments, media, and society. Courses within this category seek to (1) enhance knowledge and appreciation of the diversity of individuals, societies, and cultures; (2) advance the understanding of human relationships within different contexts; and (3) explore the gathering and assessing of knowledge within any social setting or activity. Courses present theories about the human activities and ideas and demonstrate how scholars use qualitative, quantitative, and humanistic methods to evaluate those theories. They may also explore the ways that knowledge is formed about the self and the world in historical, literary, philosophical, and scientific realms.

Courses in this category should introduce students either to the complexities of the individual or the relationship of the individual to social structures. They should be designed to facilitate the students’ ability to do one or more of the following:

  1. Recognize, describe, and explain social institutions, structures, and processes and the complexities of a global culture and diverse society.
  2. Think critically about how individuals influence and are influenced by political, geographic, economic, cultural, and family institutions in their own and other cultures and explain how one’s knowledge and beliefs may differ from others.
  3. Explain the relationship between the individual and society as it influences (1) individuals’ cognition, ethics, social interactions, communication practices and affect; and (2) the quality of life of the individual, the family, and the community.
  4. Examine how literature, history, ethical systems, scientific inquiry, or communicative practice shape our knowledge and perception of individuals and social structures.
  5. Using the most appropriate principles, methods, and technologies, gather and analyze previous inquiry regarding the relationships between individuals and society, draw logical conclusions about such inquiry, and creatively or scientifically apply those conclusions to one’s life and society.

Key to notes listed

a = also approved for Analyzing the Natural World
b = also approved for Understanding the Individual and Society
c = also approved for Understanding the Past
d = also approved for Understanding the Creative Arts
e = also approved for Exploring World Cultures
f = also approved for Understanding U.S. Society


African American Studies (AAST)  
100 Introduction to African American Studies 3 hoursf
103 African American Politics and Culture
Same as POLS 112
3 hoursf
104 Race, Place, and Schooling: African Americans and Education
Same as EDPS 104
3 hoursf
110 Introduction to African American Literature,1760–1910
Same as ENGL 118
3 hoursd
201 The Psychology of African Americans
Same as PSCH 201
3 hoursf
202 African American Behavioral Patterns
Same as PSCH 202
3 hoursf
203 The African American Family in the United States
Same as SOC 203
3 hoursf
263 African American Intellectual History
Same as HIST 263
3 hoursc
271 African Americans and the Politics of Incarceration
Same as CLJ 271 and SOC 271
3 hoursf
272 Race, Gender, and Sexuality
Same as GWS 272
3 hoursf
 
Anthropology (ANTH)  
100 The Human Adventure 3 hoursc
101 World Cultures: Introduction to Social Anthropology 3 hourse
214 Sex and Gender in World Cultures
Same as GWS 214
3 hourse
216 Medicine, Culture, and Society 3 hourse
218 Anthropology of Children and Childhood 3 hoursa
270 The First Americans 3 hoursf
271 American Indian Religion and Philosophy 3 hoursf
273 Ethnography of Southeast Asia
Same as GEOG 273
3 hourse
274 Ethnography of Africa 3 hourse
275 South American Indians
Same as LALS 255
3 hourse
277 Ethnography of Mesoamerica
Same as LALS 270
3 hourse
278 Brazil : A Multiethnic Society
Same as LALS 272
3 hourse
279 South Asian Cultures and Societies
Same as ASST 279
3 hourse
280 China and Japan : Society and Culture
Same as ASST 280
3 hourse
281 Ethnography of North Africa and the Middle East 3 hourse
 
Architecture (ARCH)
200 Architecture and Society 4 hoursd
 
Asian American Studies (ASAM)
125 Introduction to Asian American Studies
Same as SOC 125
3 hoursf
210 Asian American Histories 3 hoursf
230 Cultural Politics of Asian American Food 3 hoursf
263 Asian American Gender and Sexual Diversity
Same as GWS 263
3 hoursf
 
Classics (CL)  
208 Greek Mythology 3 hoursc
260 Near Eastern Myths & Epic 3 hoursc
 
Communication (COMM)  
100 Fundamentals of Human Communication 3 hours
101 Introduction to Communication 3 hours
102 Introduction to Interpersonal Communication 3 hours
103 Introduction to Media 3 hours
140 Fundamentals of Media Communication 3 hours
 
Economics (ECON)  
120 Principles of Microeconomics 3 hoursf
121 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 hoursf
 
Education (ED)  
100 Introduction to Urban Education 3 hoursf
135 Child and Youth Policies in America 3 hoursf
205 Introduction to Race, Ethnicity, and Education 3 hoursf
222 Introduction to Gender, Sexuality, and Education 3 hoursf
258 Bilingualism and Cross-Cultural Issues in a Diverse Society 3 hoursf
 
English (ENGL)  
110 English and American Popular Genres 3 hoursd
111 Women and Literature
Same as GWS 111
3 hoursd
117 Introduction to Gender, Sexuality, and Literature
Same as GWS 117
3 hoursd
120 Film and Culture 3 hoursd
122 Understanding Rhetoric 3 hoursd
 
Gender and Women’s Studies (GWS)  
101 Gender in Everyday Life 3 hoursf
102 Global Perspectives on Women and Gender 3 hourse
204 Gender and Popular Culture
Same as COMM 204
3 hoursf
262 Constructions of Gender, Race, Health, and Human Rights 3 hourse
 
Geography (GEOG)  
100 Concepts in Geography 3 hourse
101 World Regional Geography 3 hourse
141 Environmental Geography 3 hours
151 Introduction to Cultural Geography 4 hourse
161 Introduction to Economic Geography 3 hourse
202 Geography of the United States and Canada 3 hoursf
203 Human Geography of Latin America , including the Caribbean Region
Same as LALS 217
3 hourse
211 Chicago : An Urban Geography 3 hoursf
215 A Global Geography of Cities 3 hourse
241 Resource Problems in the United States 3 hoursf
 
Germanic Studies (GER)  
120 Study of Gender, Class, and Political Issues in German Texts
Same as GWS 120
3 hourse
240 Classical German Thought from Kant to Nietzsche 3 hoursc
 
History (HIST)  
117 Understanding the Holocaust
Same as JST 117
3 hoursc
137 Russia in War and Revolution, 1904–1922 3 hoursc
211 Europe: 1500 to 1715 3 hoursc
213 Europe: 1815 to 1914 3 hoursc
214 Twentieth-Century Europe: From World War I to European Integration, 1914-2000 3 hoursc
220 Modern Germany, 1848 to the Present 3 hoursc
222 England to 1689 3 hoursc
223 Modern Britain since 1689 3 hoursc
224 France: 1500 to 1715 3 hoursc
226 France since 1848 3 hoursc
227 Spain: 1469 to 1808
Same as LALS 227
3 hoursc
228 Spain since 1808
Same as LALS 228
3 hoursc
233 History of East Central Europe and the Balkans 3 hoursc
234 History of Poland
Same as POL 234
3 hoursc
237 Russia since 1812 3 hoursc
259 The History of American Women
Same as GWS 259
3 hourscf
 
Honors College (HON)  
120 Honors Core in Understanding the Individual and Society and Understanding the Past 3 hoursc
121 Honors Core in Understanding the Individual and Society and Understanding the Creative Arts 3 hoursd
122 Honors Core in Understanding the Individual and Society and Exploring World Cultures 3 hourse
123 Honors Core in Understanding the Individual and Society and Understanding U.S. Society 3 hoursf
130 Honors Core in Analyzing the Natural World and Understanding the Individual and Society 3 hoursa
140 Honors Core in Understanding the Individual and Society 3 hours
 
Jewish Studies (JST)  
101 Introduction to Judaism 3 hours
102 Introduction to Jewish History 3 hoursc
 
Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS)  
103 Introduction to Latino Urban Studies 3 hoursf
192 From the Convent to the Streets: Latin American Women Writers in Translation
Same as GWS 192 and SPAN 192
3 hourse
220

Latin American Cities in a Global Context: Environment, Employment, and Housing

Same as UPA 220

3 hourse
269 Latin American Environmental Studies 3 hourse
 
Linguistics (LING)  
150 Introduction to the Study of Language 3 hours
160 Language and Society 3 hoursf
170 Languages of the World 3 hourse
 
Music (MUS)  
240

Music, Gender, and Culture

Same as GWS 240

3 hoursd
 
Philosophy (PHIL)  
100 Introduction to Philosophy 3 hours
101 Critical Thinking 3 hours
103 Introduction to Ethics 3 hours
104 Introduction to Political Philosophy 3 hoursf
110 Philosophy of Love and Sex 3 hours
112 Morality and the Law 3 hours
115 Death 3 hours
120 Introduction to Ancient Philosophy
Same as CL 120
3 hoursc
225 Nineteenth-Century Philosophy 3 hours
240 Philosophy and Revelation: Jewish and Christian Perspectives
Same as RELS 240 and JST 240
3 hourse
 
Political Science (POLS)  
101 Introduction to American Government and Politics 3 hoursf
120 Introduction to Political Theory 3 hoursc
130 Introduction to Comparative Politics
Same as INST 130 and LALS 130
3 hourse
184

Introduction to International Relations

Same as INST 184

3 hourse
190 Scope of Political Science 3 hours
 
Psychology (PSCH)  
100 Introduction to Psychology 4 hours
210 Theories of Personality 3 hours
231 Community Psychology 3 hours
270 Abnormal Psychology 3 hours
 
Public Health (PUBH)  
100 Health and the Public 3 hoursf
110 Public Health and Global Societies 3 hourse
 
Sociology (SOC)  
100 Introduction to Sociology 3 hoursf
105 Social Problems 3 hoursf
215 Sociology of Childhood and Youth 3 hoursf
224 Gender and Society
Same as GWS 224
3 hoursf
225 Racial and Ethnic Groups
Same as AAST 225 and LALS 225
3 hoursf
228 Sociology of Asia and Asian Americans
Same as ASAM 228 and ASST 228
3 hoursf
229 Sociology of Latinos
Same as LALS 229
3 hoursf
241 Social Inequalities 3 hoursf
244 Sociology of Work 3 hoursf
245 Marriage and Family 3 hoursf
246 Sociology of Religion
Same as RELS 246
3 hoursf
251 Health and Medicine 3 hoursf
265 Sociology of Politics 3 hours
268 Introduction to Comparative Sociology 3 hourse
276 Urban Sociology 3 hoursf
 
Urban Planning and Policy (UPP)  
205 Cinema and the City 3 hours
208 Mapping the Urban: Cartography and Its Alternatives
Same as GEOG 208
3 hours

 

Understanding the Past

The study of past events and ideas enables students to view the present within the context of the past, appreciate both the liberating and constraining features of tradition, and understand what forces have affected their own lives as well as those of peoples in different cultures. The objects of study in these courses include the human past and its historical record; the emergence and transformation of nations, states, ideas, and civilizations; traditions and modes of human thought; the relationship between ideas and practices; and the implications of scientific discovery and technological innovation.

Courses in this category should have as their primary focus significant past events. They should be designed to facilitate the students’ ability to do one or more of the following:

  1. Understand the implication and meaning of technological innovation and scientific discovery for the development of human society.
  2. Critically analyze the cultural, economic, geographical, and political processes that influenced historical events.
  3. Recognize, describe, and explain the nature of past historical events and their consequences for the present.
  4. Examine the relationship between individuals and past events, their interactions, and the repercussions of these interactions.
  5. Understand and explain the significance and influence of the past and its connection to current political, scientific, and cultural forces.

Key to notes listed

a = also approved for Analyzing the Natural World
b = also approved for Understanding the Individual and Society
c = also approved for Understanding the Past
d = also approved for Understanding the Creative Arts
e = also approved for Exploring World Cultures
f = also approved for Understanding U.S. Society

 

African American Studies (AAST)
120 African American Religious Traditions 3 hoursf
229 Africa and Its Diasporas
Same as HIST 229
3 hourse
247 African American History to 1877
Same as HIST 247
3 hoursf
248 African American History since 1877
Same as HIST 248
3 hoursf
249 Black Freedom Movements in the U.S. 3 hoursf
263 African American Intellectual History
Same as HIST 263
3 hoursb
265 The Harlem Renaissance
Same as ENGL 265
3 hoursf
 
Anthropology (ANTH)
100 The Human Adventure 3 hoursb
102 Introduction to Archaeology 4 hoursa
105 Human Evolution 4 hoursa
229 Special Topics in Archaeology 3 hours
 
Arabic (ARAB)
250 The Heritage of Muslim Iberia 3 hourse
 
Archaeological Studies (ARST)
210 The Art and Archaeology of Ancient Egypt
Same as AAST 210 and AH 210
3 hoursd
 
Classics (CL)
100 Greek Civilization 3 hoursd
101 Roman Civilization 3 hours
102 Introduction to Classical Literature 3 hoursd
103 Introduction to Classical and Mediterranean Archaeology 3 hoursd
104 Mediterranean Traditions: Family, Society, and the Divine 3 hourse
204 Greek Art and Archaeology
Same as AH 204 and HIST 204
3 hoursd
205 Roman Art and Archaeology
Same as AH 205 and HIST 205
3 hoursd
208 Greek Mythology 3 hoursb
218 Pompeii: Everyday Life in a Roman Town
Same as AH 218 and HIST 218
3 hours
250 Greek and Roman Epic Poetry 3 hoursd
251 Greek Tragedy 3 hoursd
252 Greek and Roman Comedy 3 hoursd
253 Roman Satire and Rhetoric 3 hoursd
255 Greek Science, Islamic Culture
Same as ARAB 255
3 hourse
260 Near Eastern Myths & Epic 3 hoursb
297 Studies in the Classical Tradition
Same as ENGL 297
3 hoursd
 
English (ENGL)
107 Introduction to Shakespeare 3 hoursd
 
French (FR)
202 Introduction to French Literature II 3 hoursd
 
Gender and Women’s Studies (GWS)
252 Sexuality in America : Historical Perspectives
Same as HIST 252
3 hoursf
 
Germanic Studies (GER)
125 Diaspora, Exile, Genocide: Aspects of the European Jewish Experience in Literature and Film
Same as JST 125
3 hourse
218 Opera in Germanic Cultures: From Mozart to Berg 3 hoursd
219 Vikings and Wizards: Northern Myth and Fairy Tales in Western Culture 3 hoursd
240 Classical German Thought from Kant to Nietzsche 3 hoursb
 
Greek, Modern (GKM)
285 Cultural History of Modern Greece : 1453 to the Present
Same as HIST 285
3 hours
286 Modern Greek Cities: Historical-Ethnographic Survey
Same as HIST 286
3 hours
 
History (HIST)
100 Western Civilization to 1648 3 hourse
101 Western Civilization since 1648 3 hourse
103 Early America: From Colonization to Civil War and Reconstruction 3 hoursf
104 Modern America: From Industrialization to Globalization 3 hoursf
105 Global Transformations and the Rise of the West since 1000
Same as INST 105
3 hours
106 The World since 1400
Same as INST 106
3 hourse
109 East Asian Civilization: Ancient China
Same as ASST 109
3 hourse
110 East Asian Civilization: Japan
Same as ASST 110
3 hourse
115 Introduction to North American Indian History
Same as NAST 115
3 hoursef
116 Freshman Seminar: Special Topics 3 hours
117 Understanding the Holocaust
Same as JST 117
3 hoursb
137 Russia in War and Revolution, 1904–1922 3 hoursb
141 African Civilization
Same as AAST 141
3 hourse
161 Introduction to Latin American History
Same as LALS 161
3 hourse
177 Middle Eastern Civilization 3 hourse
202 The Ancient World: Greece
Same as CL 202
3 hourse
203 The Ancient World: Rome
Same as CL 203
3 hourse
206 The Early Middle Ages 3 hours
207 The Late Middle Ages 3 hours
211 Europe: 1500 to 1715 3 hoursb
213 Europe: 1815 to 1914 3 hoursb
214 Twentieth-Century Europe: From World War I to European Integration, 1914-2000 3 hoursb
220 Modern Germany, 1848 to the Present 3 hoursb
222 England to 1689 3 hoursb
223 Modern Britain since 1689 3 hoursb
224 France: 1500 to 1715 3 hoursb
225 The Age of Revolution in France: 1715-1848 3 hours
226 France since 1848 3 hoursb
227 Spain: 1469 to 1808
Same as LALS 227
3 hoursb
228 Spain since 1808
Same as LALS 228
3 hoursb
233 History of East Central Europe and the Balkans 3 hoursb
234 History of Poland
Same as POL 234
3 hoursb
237 Russia since 1812 3 hoursb
241 Africa in World History to 1850
Same as AAST 241
3 hourse
242 History of Modern Africa
Same as AAST 242
3 hourse
246 History of American Capitalism
Same as POLS 246
3 hoursf
253 The Worker in American Life 3 hoursf
255 History of Chicago 3 hoursf
259 The History of American Women
Same as GWS 259
3 hoursbf
261 Latin America to 1850
Same as LALS 261
3 hourse
262 Latin America since 1850
Same as LALS 262
3 hourse
265 Mexico: 1400 to 1850
Same as LALS 265
3 hourse
266 Mexico since 1850
Same as LALS 266
3 hourse
271 Late Imperial China: 1500 to 1911
Same as ASST 271
3 hourse
272 China since 1911
Same as ASST 272
3 hourse
273 Japan to 1600
Same as ASST 273
3 hourse
274 Japan since 1600
Same as ASST 274
3 hourse
275 History of South Asia
Same as ASST 275
3 hourse
276 Modern South Asia, 1857 to the Present
Same as ASST 276
3 hourse
277 The Middle East to 1258 3 hourse
278 The Middle East since 1258 3 hourse
 
Honors College (HON)
120 Honors Core in Understanding the Individual and Society and Understanding the Past 3 hoursb
124 Honors Core in Understanding the Past and Understanding the Creative Arts 3 hoursd
125 Honors Core in Understanding the Past and Exploring World Cultures 3 hourse
126 Honors Core in Understanding the Past and Understanding U.S. Society 3 hoursf
131 Honors Core in Analyzing the Natural World and Understanding the Past  3 hoursa
141 Honors Core in Understanding the Past 3 hours
 
Italian (ITAL)
230 Italian and Italian American Culture and Civilization 3 hourse
293

Dante's Divine Comedy

Same as CST 293 and RELS 293

3 hoursd
 
Jewish Studies (JST)
102 Introduction to Jewish History 3 hoursb
103 Introduction to Israel Studies 3 hourse
124 Introduction to the Hebrew Bible
Same as CL 124 and RELS 124
3 hours
242 The History of Jewish Biblical Interpretation
Same as CL 242 and RELS 242
3 hours
254 Prophets in Judaism and Islam
Same as CL 254 and RELS 254
3 hours
 
Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS)
101 Introduction to Latin American Studies 3 hourse
102 Introduction to Latino Studies 3 hoursf
104 Introduction to Puerto Rican Studies 3 hourse
105 Introduction to Mexican Studies 3 hourse
275 Gender in Latin America
Same as GWS 275 and POLS 275
3 hoursc
 
Music (MUS)
114 Jazz History 3 hoursd
 
Native American Studies (NAST)
113 Native American Studies: Sovereignty 3 hoursef
 
Philosophy (PHIL)
120 Introduction to Ancient Philosophy
Same as CL 120
3 hoursb
 
Political Science (POLS)
120 Introduction to Political Theory 3 hoursb
 
Religious Studies (RELS)
120 Catholic Thought: An Introduction
Same as CST 120
3 hours
 
Spanish (SPAN)
230 Civilization and Culture of Spain 3 hourse
231 Civilization and Culture of Latin America 3 hourse
 
Theatre (THTR)
109 Introduction to Theatre 3 hoursd

 

Understanding the Creative Arts
Courses in literature (e.g., fiction, poetry, drama), the arts (e.g., painting, sculpture, architecture, design, music, theatre and dance, film, photography, new media) and philosophy examine materials that explore and express the potential of the human imagination. Courses fulfilling this requirement acquaint students with issues involved in making, interpreting, analyzing, and evaluating written texts, musical works, visual and material culture, performing arts, and other media presentations in the context of the histories and cultures that have shaped and been shaped by their production. The aim is to develop the ability to read, experience, and view carefully, to think critically, to argue cogently and to communicate ideas effectively in written and oral form.

All cultures create stories, images, objects, built environments, dramas, music, etc. The study of such cultural products is an area with its own questions, techniques, and traditions. A student taking courses in this area can expect to study, in close detail, a number of significant works of literature, art, or other media. Courses in this category should facilitate a student’s ability to address one or more of the following questions:

  1. Basic issues of interpretation. How does a work mean anything? How does one determine meaning? How can a work have numerous meanings, often at the same time?
  2. Questions of poetics. How do the traditions of genres and forms, materials and means of production, and philosophies and theories influence individual literary and artistic works and their interpretation?
  3. Questions of value. How can such creative works be evaluated? How are critical vocabularies developed? How does a work come to be called a “classic”? How do new works and genres become accepted as art?
  4. Questions of cultural and historical context. How do creative works relate to the societies in which they are produced and received? How do cultural roles of creative products, definitions of art, institutions, markets, and patronage affect the creation of works of architecture, art, music, literature, and other media?

Key to notes listed

a = also approved for Analyzing the Natural World
b = also approved for Understanding the Individual and Society
c = also approved for Understanding the Past
d = also approved for Understanding the Creative Arts
e = also approved for Exploring World Cultures
f = also approved for Understanding U.S. Society


African American Studies (AAST)
105 African Americans in Film, 1900–Present: Images, Individuals, and Ideas on Screen
Same as COMM 105
3 hoursf
110 Introduction to African American Literature, 1760–1910
Same as ENGL 118
3 hoursb
111 Introduction to African American  Literature since 1910
Same as ENGL 119
3 hoursf
250 Comparative Black Literatures
Same as ENGL 260
3 hoursf
262 Black Cultural Studies
Same as ENGL 262
3 hoursf
266 Topics in African Literature
Same as ENGL 266
3 hourse
 
Arabic (ARAB)
270 The Reel Arab
Same as MOVI 270
3 hours
     
Archaelogical Studies (ARST)
210 The Art and Archaeology of Ancient Egypt
Same as AAST 210 and AH 210
3 hoursc
 
Architecture (ARCH)
200 Architecture and Society 4 hoursb
 
Art (ART)
190 Introduction to Socially Engaged Art: Social Practice 3 hours
 
Art History (AH)
100 Introduction to Art and Art History 3 hours
110 Art History I 4 hours
111 Art History II 4 hours
125 Introduction to the Art and Architecture of Asia
Same as ASST 125
3 hourse
201 Reading and Writing Art Criticism 3 hours
211 History of Urbanism 3 hours
219

Art and Architecture of East Asia

Same as ASST 219

3 hourse
230 History of Photography I: 1820–1920 3 hours
231 History of Photography II: 1900 to the Present 3 hours
242 Early Christian and Byzantine Art and Architecture 3 hours
243 Medieval Art and Architecture 3 hours
244 Islamic Art and Architecture 3 hourse
250 Italian Renaissance Art 3 hours
251 Northern Renaissance Art and Architecture 3 hours
252 Art of the Baroque and Rococo 3 hours
260 European Art from 1750 to 1900 3 hours
261 European and American Art from 1900 to the Present 3 hours
262 American Art to 1945 3 hours
263 Latin American Colonial Art
Same as LALS 263
3 hourse
264 African American Art
Same as AAST 264
3 hourse
270 African Art
Same as AAST 270
3 hourse
273 Pre-Columbian Art of South America
Same as LALS 239
3 hourse
274 Pre-Columbian Art of Mesoamerica
Same as LALS 240
3 hourse
275 South Asian Visual Cultures 3 hourse
 
Classics (CL)
100 Greek Civilization 3 hoursc
102 Introduction to Classical Literature 3 hoursc
103 Introduction to Classical and Mediterranean Archaeology 3 hoursc
204 Greek Art and Archaeology
Same as AH 204 and HIST 204
3 hoursc
205 Roman Art and Archaeology
Same as AH 205 and HIST 205
3 hoursc
250 Greek and Roman Epic Poetry 3 hoursc
251 Greek Tragedy 3 hoursc
252 Greek and Roman Comedy 3 hoursc
253 Roman Satire and Rhetoric 3 hoursc
297 Studies in the Classical Tradition
Same as ENGL 297
3 hoursc
 
Disability and Human Development (DHD)
102 Disability in American Film 3 hoursf
 
English (ENGL)
101 Understanding Literature 3 hours
102 Introduction to Film
Same as MOVI 102
3 hours
103 English and American Poetry 3 hours
104 English and American Drama 3 hours
105 English and American Fiction 3 hours
106 English and American Prose 3 hours
107 Introduction to Shakespeare 3 hoursc
108 British Literature and British Culture 3 hours
109 American Literature and American Culture 3 hoursf
110 English and American Popular Genres 3 hoursb
111 Women and Literature
Same as GWS 111
3 hoursb
112 Introduction to Native American Literatures
Same as NAST 112
3 hoursf
113 Introduction to Multiethnic Literatures in the United States 3 hoursf
114 Introduction to Colonial and Postcolonial Literature 3 hourse
115 Understanding the Bible as Literature
Same as RELS 115
3 hours
117 Introduction to Gender, Sexuality, and Literature
Same as GWS 117
3 hoursb
120 Film and Culture 3 hoursb
121 Introduction to Moving Image Arts
Same as MOVI 121
3 hours
122 Understanding Rhetoric 3 hoursb
123 Introduction to Asian American Literature
Same as ASAM 123
3 hoursf
 
French (FR)
191 African and Caribbean Francophone Literature in Translation
Same as AAST 191
3 hourse
200 Introduction to the Study of French Literature and Culture 3 hourse
201 Introduction to French Literature I 3 hourse
202 Introduction to French Literature II 3 hoursc
297 Paris in Literature, Film, and Culture 3 hourse
298 French Literature, Drama, and/or Film in Translation 3 hourse
 
Germanic Studies (GER)
100 Introduction to Germanic Cultures and Literatures 3 hourse
122 Minority Perspectives in the Germanic Context
Same as JST 122
3 hourse
123 Introduction to Yiddish Culture and Literature
Same as JST 123
3 hourse
217 German Cinema 4 hourse
218 Opera in Germanic Cultures: From Mozart to Berg 3 hoursc
219 Vikings and Wizards: Northern Myth and Fairy Tales in Western Culture 3 hoursc
 
History (HIST)
260 American Indians in Popular Culture: Native Americans in Print, Film, and Electronic Media
Same as NAST 260
3 hoursf
 
Honors College (HON)
121 Honors Core in Understanding the Individual and Society and Understanding the Creative Arts 3 hoursb
124 Honors Core in Understanding the Past and Understanding the Creative Arts 3 hoursc
127 Honors Core in Understanding the Creative Arts and Exploring World Cultures 3 hourse
128 Honors Core in Understanding the Creative Arts and Understanding U.S. Society 3 hoursf
132 Honors Core in Analyzing the Natural World and Understanding the Creative Arts 3 hoursa
142 Honors Core in Understanding the Creative Arts 3 hours
 
Italian (ITAL)
210 Introduction to Italian Literary and Cultural Studies 3 hours
280

Italian and Italian American Cinema

Same as MOVI 280

3 hours
293

Dante's Divine Comedy

Same as CST 293 and RELS 293

3 hoursc
 
Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS)
109 Introduction to Latino Cultures 3 hoursf
110 Introduction to Latin American Cultures 3 hourse
260 Indigenous Storytelling in Latin America 3 hourse
295 Latino Literary Studies
Same as ENGL 295 and SPAN 295
3 hoursf
 
Lithuanian (LITH)
130 Lithuanian Prose Fiction in International Context 3 hourse
 
Music (MUS)
100 Introduction to Music I 3 hours
107 Fundamentals of Music Theory 3 hours
113 Art Song 3 hours
114 Jazz  History 3 hoursc
115 Opera 3 hours
117 Music for Symphony Orchestra 3 hours
119 Music for the Piano 3 hours
127 Latin American Music
Same as LALS 127
3 hourse
227 Music Cultures of the World 3 hourse
240

Music, Gender, and Culture

Same as GWS 240

3 hoursb
 
Philosophy (PHIL)
107 What Is Art? 3 hours
 
Polish (POL)
120 The Polish Short Story in Translation 3 hourse
130 Masterworks of Polish Literature in Translation 3 hourse
140 Polish Drama in Translation
Same as THTR 140
3 hourse
150 Introduction to Polish Cinema 3 hourse
 
Russian (RUSS)
120 The Russian Short Story in Translation 3 hourse
130 Masterpieces of Russian Literature in Translation 3 hourse
150 Introduction to Russian Cinema 3 hourse
241 Dostoevsky 3 hours
242 Tolstoy 3 hours
244 Women in Russian Literature
Same as GWS 244
3 hourse
246 Revolution in Arts: Russian and European Avant-Garde 3 hours
247 Literature and Fantasy in Russia 3 hours
248 Russian Visual and Material Culture
Same as AH 248
3 hours
 
Slavic and Baltic Languages and Literatures (SLAV)
222 Modern Serbian Literature 3 hourse
 
Spanish (SPAN)
210 Introduction to the Formal Analysis of Hispanic Texts 3 hourse
226 Early Modern Spanish and Colonial Latin American Literature and Culture in Translation 3 hourse
 
Theatre (THTR)
109 Introduction to Theatre 3 hoursc
209 Modern Drama 3 hours
245 East Asian Theatre 3 hours

 

Exploring World Cultures
A global society demands that individuals gain an appreciation of cultures that are different from their own. Courses in this category explore how cultures function and how they may arise and change, whether through the internationalization of economies, social or political forces, changes in environment, or the development of new technologies. Further, these courses aim to provide students with the necessary tools to study and evaluate disparate social systems and cultural products.

Courses in this category should address significant aspects of any culture that is not part of the mainstream American culture. They should be designed to facilitate the students’ ability to do one or more of the following:

  1. Analyze a culture, including its political, social, ethical, communicative, or economic systems.
  2. Analyze how cultures are formed, transmitted, and changed.
  3. Compare different cultures.
  4. Explore the values or cultural products of non-U.S. cultures.
  5. Analyze the influence of other cultures upon U.S. culture.

Key to notes listed

a = also approved for Analyzing the Natural World
b = also approved for Understanding the Individual and Society
c = also approved for Understanding the Past
d = also approved for Understanding the Creative Arts
e = also approved for Exploring World Cultures
f = also approved for Understanding U.S. Society

African American Studies (AAST)
229 Africa and Its Diasporas
Same as HIST 229
3 hoursc
245 Politics and Government of Africa
Same as POLS 245
3 hours
266 Topics in African Literature
Same as ENGL 266
3 hoursd
 
Anthropology (ANTH)
101 World Cultures: Introduction to Social Anthropology 3 hoursb
214 Sex and Gender in World Cultures
Same as GWS 214
3 hoursb
216 Medicine, Culture, and Society 3 hoursb
219 Anthropology of Globalization 3 hoursf
273 Ethnography of Southeast Asia
Same as GEOG 273
3 hoursb
274 Ethnography of Africa 3 hoursb
275 South American Indians
Same as LALS 255
3 hoursb
277 Ethnography of Mesoamerica
Same as LALS 270
3 hoursb
278 Brazil: A Multiethnic Society
Same as LALS 272
3 hoursb
279 South Asian Cultures and Societies
Same as ASST 279
3 hoursb
280 China and Japan: Society and Culture
Same as ASST 280
3 hoursb
281 Ethnography of North Africa and the Middle East 3 hoursb
 
Arabic (ARAB)
230 Arabic Literature in Translation 3 hours
250 The Heritage of Muslim Iberia 3 hoursc
 
Art History (AH)
125 Introduction to the Art and Architecture of Asia
Same as ASST 125
3 hoursd
219

Art and Architecture of East Asia

Same as ASST 219

3 hoursd
244 Islamic Art and Architecture 3 hoursd
263 Latin American Colonial Art
Same as LALS 263
3 hoursd
264 African American Art
Same as AAST 264
3 hoursd
269 Art and Archaeology of South America
Same as ANTH 269
3 hours
270 African Art
Same as AAST 270
3 hoursd
271 Native American Art
Same as NAST 271
3 hours
273 Pre-Columbian Art of South America
Same as LALS 239
3 hoursd
274 Pre-Columbian Art of Mesoamerica
Same as LALS 240
3 hoursd
275 South Asian Visual Cultures 3 hoursd
 
Asian Studies (ASST)
270 Topics in Asian Cultures and Societies 3 hours
 
Classics (CL)
104 Mediterranean Traditions: Family, Society, and the Divine 3 hoursc
255 Greek Science, Islamic Culture
Same as ARAB 255
3 hoursc
 
English (ENGL)
114 Introduction to Colonial and Postcolonial Literature 3 hoursd
 
French (FR)
191 African and Caribbean Francophone Literature in Translation
Same as AAST 191
3 hoursd
200 Introduction to the Study of French Literature and Culture 3 hoursd
201 Introduction to Study of French Literature I 3 hoursd
297 Paris in Literature, Film, and Culture 3 hoursd
298 French Literature, Drama, and/or Film in Translation 3 hoursd
     
 
Gender and Women’s Studies (GWS)
102 Global Perspectives on Women and Gender 3 hoursb
262 Constructions of Gender, Race, Health, and Human Rights 3 hoursb
 
Geography (GEOG)
100 Concepts in Geography 3 hoursb
101 World Regional Geography 3 hoursb
151 Introduction to Cultural Geography 4 hoursb
161 Introduction to Economic Geography 3 hoursb
203 Human Geography of Latin America, including the Caribbean Region
Same as LALS 217
3 hoursb
215 A Global Geography of Cities 3 hoursb
 
Germanic Studies (GER)
100 Introduction to Germanic Cultures and Literatures 3 hoursd
120 Study of Gender, Class, and Political Issues in German Texts
Same as GWS 120
3 hoursb
122 Minority Perspectives in the Germanic Context
Same as JST 122
3 hoursd
123 Introduction to Yiddish Culture and Literature
Same as JST 123
3 hoursd
125 Diaspora, Exile, Genocide: Aspects of the European Jewish Experience in Literature and Film
Same as JST 125
3 hoursc
217 German Cinema 4 hoursd
 
Greek, Modern (GKM)
105 Modern Greek Culture 3 hours
203 Modern Greek Authors in Translation 3 hours
 
History (HIST)
100 Western Civilization to 1648 3 hoursc
101 Western Civilization since 1648 3 hoursc
106 The World since 1400
Same as INST 106
3 hoursc
109 East Asian Civilization: Ancient China
Same as ASST 109
3 hoursc
110 East Asian Civilization: Japan
Same as ASST 110
3 hoursc
115 Introduction to North American Indian History
Same as NAST 115
3 hourscf
141 African Civilization
Same as AAST 141
3 hoursc
161 Introduction to Latin American History
Same as LALS 161
3 hoursc
177 Middle Eastern Civilization 3 hoursc
202 The Ancient World: Greece
Same as CL 202
3 hoursc
203 The Ancient World: Rome
Same as CL 203
3 hoursc
241 Africa in World History to 1850
Same as AAST 241
3 hoursc
242 History of Modern Africa
Same as AAST 242
3 hoursc
261 Latin America to 1850
Same as LALS 261
3 hoursc
262 Latin America since 1850
Same as LALS 262
3 hoursc
265 Mexico: 1400 to 1850
Same as LALS 265
3 hoursc
266 Mexico since 1850
Same as LALS 266
3 hoursc
271 Late Imperial China: 1500 to 1911
Same as ASST 271
3 hoursc
272 China since 1911
Same as ASST 272
3 hoursc
273 Japan to 1600
Same as ASST 273
3 hoursc
274 Japan since 1600
Same as ASST 274
3 hoursc
275 History of South Asia
Same as ASST 275
3 hoursc
276 Modern South Asia, 1857 to the Present
Same as ASST 276
3 hoursc
277 The Middle East to 1258 3 hoursc
278 The Middle East since 1258 3 hoursc
 
Honors College (HON)
122 Honors Core in Understanding the Individual and Society and Exploring World Cultures 3 hoursb
125 Honors Core in Understanding the Past and Exploring World Cultures 3 hoursc
127 Honors Core in Understanding the Creative Arts and Exploring World Cultures 3 hoursd
129 Honors Core in Exploring World Cultures and Understanding U.S. Society 3 hoursf
133 Honors Core in Analyzing the Natural World and Exploring World Cultures 3 hoursa
143 Honors Core in Exploring World Cultures 3 hours
 
Human Nutrition (HN)
202 Culture and Food 2 hours
 
Italian (ITAL)
230 Italian and Italian American Culture and Civilization 3 hoursc
 
Japanese (JPN)
215 Japanese Language and Culture
Same as LING 215
3 hours
 
Jewish Studies (JST)
103 Introduction to Israel Studies 3 hoursc
203 Israel Film: Aspects of History, Life, and Culture 3 hours
 
Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS)
101 Introduction to Latin American Studies 3 hoursc
104 Introduction to Puerto Rican Studies 3 hoursc
105 Introduction to Mexican Studies 3 hoursc
108 Indigenous Culture Change in Latin America 3 hours
110 Introduction to Latin American Cultures 3 hoursd
192 From the Convent to the Streets: Latin American Women Writers in Translation
Same as GWS 192 and SPAN 192
3 hoursb
220

Latin American Cities in a Global Context: Environment, Employment, and Housing

Same as UPA 220

3 hoursb
256 European-Indigenous Interaction in Latin America
Same as ANTH 256
3 hours
260 Indigenous Storytelling in Latin America 3 hoursd
269 Latin American Environmental Studies 3 hoursb
275 Gender in Latin America
Same as GWS 275 and POLS 275
3 hoursc
 
Linguistics (LING)
170 Languages of the World 3 hoursb
 
Lithuanian (LITH)
115 Lithuanian Culture 3 hours
130 Lithuanian Prose Fiction in International Context 3 hoursd
 
Music (MUS)
127 Latin American Music
Same as LALS 127
3 hoursd
227 Music Cultures of the World 3 hoursd
 
Native American Studies (NAST)
113 Native American Studies: Sovereignty 3 hourscf
 
Philosophy (PHIL)
240 Philosophy and Revelation: Jewish and Christian Perspectives
Same as RELS 240 and JST 240
3 hoursb
 
Polish (POL)
115 Introduction to Polish Culture 3 hours
120 The Polish Short Story in Translation 3 hoursd
130 Masterworks of Polish Literature in Translation 3 hoursd
140 Polish Drama in Translation
Same as THTR 140
3 hoursd
150 Introduction to Polish Cinema 3 hoursd
 
Political Science (POLS)
130 Introduction to Comparative Politics
Same as LALS 130 and INST 130
3 hoursb
184 Introduction to International Relations
Same as INST 184
3 hoursb
231 Politics in China
Same as ASST 231
3 hours
232 Politics in Japan and Korea
Same as ASST 232
3 hours
243 Politics and Government of the Middle East
Same as JST 243
3 hours
245 Politics and Government of Africa
Same as AAST 245
3 hours
 
Public Health (PUBH)  
110 Public Health and Global Societies 3 hoursb
 
Religious Studies (RELS)
130 Introduction to Islam 3 hours
230 Topics in Islam 3 hours
250 Eastern and Western Philosophies of Religion
Same as INST 250
3 hours
 
Russian (RUSS)
115 Russian Culture before the Revolution 3 hours
116 Russian Culture: The Soviet Period 3 hours
120 The Russian Short Story in Translation 3 hoursd
130 Masterpieces of Russian Literature in Translation 3 hoursd
150 Introduction to Russian Cinema 3 hoursd
244 Women in Russian Literature
Same as GWS 244
3 hoursd
 
Slavic and Baltic Languages and Literatures (SLAV)
115 Serbian Culture 3 hours
116 Old Slavic and Ukrainian Folklore and Mythology 3 hours
219 Serbian Folklore and Folk Mythology 3 hours
222 Modern Serbian Literature 3 hoursd
 
Sociology (SOC)
268 Introduction to Comparative Sociology 3 hoursb
 
Spanish (SPAN)
210 Introduction to the Formal Analysis of Hispanic Texts 3 hoursd
225 Spanish and Latin American Culture through Literature and Film 3 hours
226 Early Modern Spanish and Colonial Latin American Literature and Culture in Translation 3 hoursd
230 Civilization and Culture of Spain 3 hoursc
231 Civilization and Culture of Latin America 3 hoursc

 

Understanding U.S. Society
The United States is a country that is often characterized by its diversity, including diversity of cultures, religions, classes, racial and ethnic backgrounds, and gender practices. The aim of this category is to study these diversities, explore the principles and experiences that unite us in the face of them, and perhaps most importantly, to examine critically the social, cultural, and political tensions that arise between that which unites and that which divides us. The goal is thus to understand our society and our political and economic systems, whether to gain knowledge of the past events that have shaped current ones, to gain the means to evaluate critically current policy and to shape future ones, or to develop a deeper understanding of the complexities of our current communities.

Courses in this category should address some significant aspect of U.S. society as their central focus. They should be designed to facilitate the students’ ability to do one or more of the following:

  1. Analyze aspects of U.S. society.
  2. Analyze the communicative, political, social, economic, or cultural systems in the U.S.
  3. Explore the diverse communities—racial, ethnic, class, gender, religious, and sexual—that define cultural and political life in the United States.
  4. Critically examine the tensions among various groups within U.S. society.
  5. Explore contemporary governmental policies.
  6. Analyze the role and influence of the U.S. in the world.
  7. Study events, ideas, or movements that have influenced U.S. society.

Key to notes listed

a = also approved for Analyzing the Natural World
b = also approved for Understanding the Individual and Society
c = also approved for Understanding the Past
d = also approved for Understanding the Creative Arts
e = also approved for Exploring World Cultures
f = also approved for Understanding U.S. Society

 

African American Studies (AAST)
100 Introduction to African American Studies 3 hoursb
103 African American Politics and Culture
Same as POLS 112
3 hoursb
104 Race, Place, and Schooling: African Americans and Education
Same as EDPS 104
3 hoursb
105 African Americans in Film, 1900–Present: Images, Individuals, and Ideas on Screen
Same as COMM 105
3 hoursd
111 Introduction to African American Literature since 1910
Same as ENGL 119
3 hoursd
120 African American Religious Traditions 3 hoursc
201 The Psychology of African Americans
Same as PSCH 201
3 hoursb
202 African American Behavioral Patterns
Same as PSCH 202
3 hoursb
203 The African American Family in the United States
Same as SOC 203
3 hoursb
247 African American History to 1877
Same as HIST 247
3 hoursc
248 African American History since 1877
Same as HIST 248
3 hoursc
249 Black Freedom Movements in the U.S. 3 hoursc
250 Comparative Black Literatures
Same as
ENGL 260
3 hoursd
262 Black Cultural Studies
Same as ENGL 262
3 hoursd
265 The Harlem Renaissance
Same as ENGL 265
3 hoursc
271 African Americans and the Politics of Incarceration
Same as CLJ 271 and SOC 271
3 hoursb
272 Race, Gender, and Sexuality
Same as GWS 272
3 hoursb
     
Anthropology (ANTH)
219 Anthropology of Globalization 3 hourse
270 The First Americans 3 hoursb
271 American Indian Religion and Philosophy 3 hoursb
     
Asian American Studies (ASAM)
125 Introduction to Asian American Studies
Same as SOC 125
3 hoursb
210 Asian American Histories 3 hoursb
230 Cultural Politics of Asian American Food 3 hoursb
263 Asian American Gender and Sexual Diversity
Same as GWS 263
3 hoursb
     
Catholic Studies (CST)
150 Catholicism in U.S. History
Same as RELS 150 and HIST 150
3 hours
     
Criminology, Law, and Justice (CLJ)
101 Introduction to Criminology, Law, and Justice 3 hours
102 Foundations of Law and Justice 3 hours
110 Rights, Justice, and the Law 3 hours
114 Race, Class, Gender, and the Law 3 hours
120 Crime and Society 3 hours
121 Violence in Society 3 hours
122 Gangs and the Media 3 hours
200 Law in Society 3 hours
     
Disability and Human Development (DHD)
102 Disability in American Film 3 hours
     
Economics (ECON)
120 Principles of Microeconomics 3 hoursb
121 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 hoursb
     
Education (ED)
100 Introduction to Urban Education 3 hoursb
135 Child and Youth Policies in Urban America 3 hoursb
205 Introduction to Race, Ethnicity, and Education 3 hoursb
222 Introduction to Gender, Sexuality, and Education 3 hoursb
252 Contemporary Controversies in U.S. Schools 3 hours
258 Bilingualism and Cross-Cultural Issues in a Diverse Society 3 hoursb
     
English (ENGL)
109 American Literature and American Culture 3 hoursd
112 Introduction to Native American Literatures
Same as NAST 112
3 hoursd
113 Introduction to Multiethnic Literatures in the United States 3 hoursd
123 Introduction to Asian American Literature
Same as ASAM 123
3 hoursd
     
Gender and Women’s Studies (GWS)
101 Gender in Everyday Life 3 hoursb
204 Gender and Popular Culture
Same as COMM 204
3 hoursb
252 Sexuality in America: Historical Perspectives
Same as
HIST 252
3 hoursc
     
Geography (GEOG)
202 Geography of the United States and Canada 3 hoursb
211 Chicago: An Urban Geography 3 hoursb
241 Resource Problems in the United States 3 hoursb
     
History (HIST)
103 Early America: From Colonization to Civil War and Reconstruction 3 hoursc
104 Modern America: From Industrialization to Globalization 3 hoursc
115 Introduction to North American Indian History
Same as NAST 115
3 hoursce
246 History of American Capitalism
Same as POLS 246
3 hours
253 The Worker in American Life 3 hoursc
255 History of Chicago 3 hoursc
259 The History of American Women
Same as GWS 259
3 hoursbc
260 American Indians in Popular Culture: Native Americans in Print, Film, and Electronic Media
Same as NAST 260
3 hoursd
     
Honors College (HON)
123 Honors Core in Understanding the Individual and Society and Understanding U.S. Society 3 hoursb
126 Honors Core in Understanding the Past and Understanding U.S. Society 3 hoursc
128 Honors Core in Understanding the Creative Arts and Understanding U.S. Society 3 hoursd
129 Honors Core in Exploring World Cultures and Understanding U.S. Society 3 hourse
134 Honors Core in Analyzing the Natural World and Understanding U.S. Society 3 hoursa
144 Honors Core in Understanding U.S. Society 3 hours
 
Italian (ITAL)
270 Migration and Diaspora in the Italian and Italian American Experience 3 hours
     
Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS)
102 Introduction to Latino Studies 3 hoursc
103 Introduction to Latino Urban Studies 3 hoursb
109 Introduction to Latino Cultures 3 hoursd
283 Latinos and Politics
Same as POLS 209
3 hours
295 Latino Literary Studies
Same as ENGL 295 and SPAN 295
3 hoursd
     
Linguistics (LING)
160 Language and Society 3 hoursb
     
Native American Studies (NAST)
113 Native American Studies: Sovereignty 3 hoursce
     
Philosophy (PHIL)
104 Introduction to Social/Political Philosophy 3 hoursb
     
Political Science (POLS)
101 Introduction to American Government and Politics 3 hoursb
103 Who Rules? Introduction to the Study of Politics 3 hours
 
Public Administration (PA)  
130 Nonprofit Organizations in U.S. Society 3 hours
 
Public Health (PUBH)  
100 Health and the Public 3 hoursb
     
Sociology (SOC)
100 Introduction to Sociology 3 hoursb
105 Social Problems 3 hoursb
215 Sociology of Childhood and Youth 3 hoursb
224 Gender and Society
Same as GWS 224
3 hoursb
225 Racial and Ethnic Groups
Same as AAST 225 and LALS 225
3 hoursb
228 Sociology of Asia and Asian Americans
Same as ASAM 228 and ASST 228
3 hoursb
229 Sociology of Latinos
Same as LALS 229
3 hoursb
241 Social Inequalities 3 hoursb
244 Sociology of Work 3 hoursb
245 Marriage and Family 3 hoursb
246 Sociology of Religion
Same as RELS 246
3 hoursb
251 Health and Medicine 3 hoursb
276 Urban Sociology 3 hoursb
     
Spanish (SPAN)
224 Bilingual/Bicultural Hispanic American Writers 3 hours
     
Urban Planning and Policy (UPP)
101 Introduction to Urban Studies 3 hours
202 Planning Great Cities 3 hours