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Undergraduate Degree Programs

B.A. Degree Requirements: Other Cultures

178 Courses

A&A 100 (GA;IL)
Introduction to International Arts (3) An interdisciplinary, multicultural introduction to the arts of the world.
Effective: Summer 2005

AF AM 250 (HIST 250) (GH;IL)
Introduction to the Modern Caribbean (3) A survey course which, explores the historical evolution and emergence of the modern Caribbean.
Effective: Fall 2012

AFR 110 (GS;IL)
Introduction to Contemporary Africa (3) Consideration of influences and forces shaping modern African society; analysis of current local and global problems and issues facing Africa.
Effective: Fall 2012

AFR 110U (GS;IL)
Introduction to Contemporary Africa (3) Consideration of influences and forces shaping modern African society; analysis of current local and global problems and issues facing Africa.
Effective: Fall 2014 Ending: Fall 2014

AFR 110U (GS;IL)
Introduction to Contemporary Africa (3) Consideration of influences and forces shaping modern African society; analysis of current local and global problems and issues facing Africa.
Effective: Spring 2015 Ending: Spring 2015Future: Spring 2015

AFR 191 (HIST 191) (GH;IL)
Early African History (3) Explores important economic and cultural transformations in the making of early African empires from 1 MBC to 1750.
Effective: Fall 2012

AFR 202 (WMNST 202) (GS;IL)
Gender Dynamics in Africa (3) Critical analysis of multidisciplinary research on relations between men and women in Africa and critique of Western feminist theories.
Effective: Fall 2012

AFR 335 (ART H 335) (IL)
African Art (3) Introduction to the visual arts of Africa, including contemporary African art and the influence of African art outside Africa.
Effective: Fall 2013

AFR 443 (PL SC 443) (IL)
Ethnic Conflict in Africa (3) This course explores the various causes and impacts of ethnic conflicts in the African context.
Effective: Spring 2013
Prerequisite: AF AM 100 AFR 110 PL SC 001 PL SC 003 PL SC 007 PL SC 014 PL SC 017 PL SC 020 or AFRAS 301

AFR 446 (ART H 446) (IL)
Topics in African Art (3 per semester/maximum of 9) Topics vary from "Arts of Eastern and Southern Africa" to "Art of West Africa."
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: 3 credits of Art History

AFR 447 (ART H 447) (IL)
Topics in the Art of the African Diaspora (3 per semester/maximum of 6) Selected topics in arts of the African Diaspora (South America, Caribbean, USA) including masquerades, textiles, architecture and other art forms.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: 3 credits of Art History

ANTH 008 (GS;IL)
Aztecs, Mayas, and Incas (3) Comparative survey of the development of the pre-Columbian Latin American civilizations.
Effective: Summer 2005

ANTH 009 (GS;IL)
Rise of Civilization in the Old World (3) Evolution of Old World complex societies, especially the first great civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt, China, and the Indus Valley.
Effective: Spring 2006

ANTH 011 (GS;IL)
Introductory North American Archaeology (3) Introduction to archaeology of the North American Indians; sites, methods, and results of research interpreted in cultural history.
Effective: Summer 2005

ANTH 045 (GS;US;IL)
Cultural Anthropology (3) Beginnings of human culture; economic life, society, government, religion, and art among traditional peoples.
Effective: Summer 2005

ANTH 045U (GS;US;IL)
Cultural Anthropology (3) Beginnings of human culture; economic life, society, government, religion, and art among traditional peoples.
Effective: Fall 2014 Ending: Fall 2014

ANTH 120 (GS;IL)
First Farmers (3) Cross-cultural comparison of the origins of plant and animal domestication and the earliest farming societies.
Effective: Summer 2013

ANTH 146 (GS;US)
North American Indians (3) An introduction to the cultures of the indigenous peoples of North America, north of Mexico, and the effect of contact.
Effective: Spring 2006

ANTH 152
Hunters and Gatherers (3) A comparative study of hunter/gatherer societies using both archaeological and ethnographic evidence.
Effective: Fall 1986

ANTH 220 (GA;GH;IL)
Anthropology and Art/ifacts (3) This coure examines anthropological approaches to the study of art works, their production, and function in diverse human societies, both past and present.
Effective: Summer 2012

ANTH 221 (GS;IL)
The Ancient Maya (3) The Maya and their neighbors: Origin and Evolution of Classic Maya civilization.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: any anthropology course on 100 level or below

ANTH 223 (GS;IL)
European Prehistory (3) The prehistory of European societies from the Upper Palaeolithic to the Iron Age.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: 3 credits in 100 level or below ANTH course

ANTH 241 (IL)
Peoples and Cultures of Highland New Guinea (3) History, ecology, social, economic, religious, and political systems of the aboriginal peoples and cultures of highland New Guinea.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: ANTH 001 or ANTH 045

ANTH 420 (J ST 420)
Archaeology of the Near East (3) Culture of the Near East and India from Paleolithic times through the Bronze Age.
Effective: Summer 1999
Prerequisite: ANTH 008 ANTH 009 ANTH 011 or ANTH 012

ANTH 422
Meso-American Archaeology and Ethnography (3) Survey of ethnohistorical and ethnographic patterns of Meso-American society; origin and development of ancient civilization in Mexico, Guatemala, and Honduras.
Effective: Spring 1999
Prerequisite: ANTH 008 ANTH 009 ANTH 011 or ANTH 012

ANTH 423
The Evolution of American Indian Culture (3) Historic and archaeological sources used to trace American Indian lifestyles from the first immigrants to the period of Euro-American contact.
Effective: Spring 1999
Prerequisite: 3 credits in anthropology

ANTH 424
Andean Ethnology and Archaeology (3) Cultures of the Andes from earliest settlements to Inka Empire; includes discussion of life in modern Andean communities.
Effective: Spring 2002
Prerequisite: ANTH 002 ANTH 045

ANTH 435 (IL)
Ancient Economy (3) The course examines the comparative organization and development of ancient economies in both the Old and New Worlds.
Effective: Summer 2013

ANTH 440
South American Tribal Societies (3) Ethnographic survey of tribal societies in South America. Special emphasis on non-Andean area.
Effective: Fall 1986

ANTH 450
Comparative Social Organization (3) Social structure and cultural change among nonliterate societies.
Effective: Fall 1986
Prerequisite: ANTH 045

ANTH 453
Anthropology of Religion (3) Traditional and modern religions and historical and contemporary religious movements from an anthropological perspective.
Effective: Fall 2003
Prerequisite: ANTH 001 or ANTH 045

ARAB 110 (GH;IL)
Arab Language, Cultures, and Current Topics (3) Fourth-semester Modern Standard Arabic: study of cultures through authentic discourse, texts, film; development of reading, writing, listening, speaking skills.
Effective: Summer 2010
Prerequisite: ARAB 003 or permission of program

ART H 120 (GA;IL)
Asian Art and Architecture (3) A selective overview of the art and architecture of India, Southeast Asia, China, Korea, and Japan.
Effective: Summer 2005

ART H 130 (GA;US;IL)
Art of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas (3) A selective overview of the indigenous art of Africa, Oceania and the Americas.
Effective: Spring 2013

ART H 301 (GA;IL)
Egyptian and Mesopotamian Art (3) Art of the Ancient Near East, including Egypt, Mesopotamia, and neighboring civilizations.
Effective: Spring 2006

ART H 315 (ASIA 315) (GA;IL)
Architecture and Art of South and Southeast Asia (3) Survey of the architecture/art of South/Southeast Asia (emphasis on India) from the Bronze Age to a globalizing present.
Effective: Summer 2010

ART H 320 (GA;IL)
Chinese Art (3) A general survey of the great periods of Chinese art from the Shang dynasty until the modern period.
Effective: Summer 2005

ART H 330 (GA;IL)
Islamic Architecture and Art (3) Survey of the art and architecture of Islamic lands from the late seventh century until the eighteenth century.
Effective: Summer 2005

ART H 335 (AFR 335) (GA;IL)
African Art (3) Introduction to the visual arts of Africa, including contemporary African art and the influence of African art outside Africa.
Effective: Fall 2013

ART H 440 (ASIA 440) (IL)
Monuments of Asia (3-9 per semester/maximum of 9) An exploration of major Asian sites and monuments through a focus on their historical and cultural significance.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: ART H 100 or ART H 120 or ART H 315 or ART H 320 or ART H 330

ART H 445 (IL)
Oceanic Art (3) Survey of the arts of Oceania (Polynesia, Micronesia, Melanesia), including masks, sculpture, textiles, architecture and other art forms.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: 3 credits of Art History

ART H 446 (AFR 446) (IL)
Topics in African Art (3 per semester/maximum of 9) Topics vary from "Arts of Eastern and Southern Africa" to "Arts of West Africa."
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: 3 credits of Art History

ART H 447 (AFR 447) (IL)
Topics in the Art of the African Diaspora (3 per semester/maximum of 6) Selected topics in arts of the African Diaspora (South America, Caribbean, USA) including masquerades, textiles, architecture and other art forms.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: 3 credits of Art History

ART H 460 (IL)
Art and Empire: Aztec, Inca and Spanish (3) This course is a comparative study of the artistic production used in Aztec, Inca and Spanish empires.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: 3 credits of ART H

ART H 462 (IL)
Studies in Latin American Art (3 per semester/maximum of 6) Specific studies of the visual and material culture created in Latin America from the colonial through the modern era.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: 3 credits of Art History

ASIA 003 (RL ST 003) (GH;US;IL)
Introduction to the Religions of the East (3) Religious experience, thought, patterns of worship, morals, and institutions in relation to culture in Eastern religions.
Effective: Spring 2015 Future: Spring 2015

ASIA 004 (CMLIT 004) (GH;IL)
Introduction to Asian Literatures (3) Comparative interpretations of narrative, drama, lyric, and other writings from East Asia and other regions, viewed as world literature.
Effective: Fall 2010

ASIA 004U (CMLIT 004U) (GH;IL)
Introduction to Asian Literatures (3) Comparative interpretations of narrative, drama, lyric, and other writings from East Asia and other regions, viewed as world literature.
Effective: Fall 2014 Ending: Fall 2014

ASIA 100 (GH;IL)
What is Asia? (3) An introduction to the history, literatures, politics, and cultures of Asia.
Effective: Fall 2012

ASIA 104 (RL ST 104) (GH;US;IL)
Introduction to Buddhism (3) A general survey of the basic doctrine, practice, and historical development of Hinayana and Mahayana Buddhism.
Effective: Spring 2015 Future: Spring 2015

ASIA 181 (RL ST 181) (IL)
Introduction to the Religions of China and Japan (3) A survey of the history, philosophy, and cultural impact of the major Far Eastern religions: Confucianism, Taoism, Buddhism, and Shinto.
Effective: Spring 2015 Future: Spring 2015

ASIA 183 (HIST 183) (GH;IL)
Gender, Family, and Society in East Asia (3) Investigates the history of gender, family, love, and sex in East Asia.
Effective: Summer 2012

ASIA 184 (HIST 184) (GH;IL)
Society and Culture in the Pacific War (3) Examines the role of society and culture in the Pacific War's causes, contexts, realities, and aftermath.
Effective: Summer 2012

ASIA 315 (ART H 315) (GA;IL)
Architecture and Art of South and Southeast Asia (3) Survey of the architecture/art of South/Southeast Asia (emphasis on India) from the Bronze Age to a globalizing present.
Effective: Summer 2010

ASIA 404 (CMLIT 404) (IL)
Topics in Asian Literature (3) Selected works from the major poetry, fiction, and drama of such countries as India, China, Japan.
Effective: Fall 2010
Prerequisite: 3 credits in literature or related field appropriate to this course

ASIA 404Y (IL)
Topics in Asian Literature (3) Selected works from the major poetry, fiction, and drama of such countries as India, China, Japan, taught with focus on written analysis and interpretation.
Effective: Summer 2013

ASIA 405
Seminar in Asian Studies (3-6 per semester/maximum of 6) Advanced seminar in Asian Studies
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: ASIA 100

ASIA 405Y (IL)
Seminar in Asian Studies (3-6 per semester/maximum of 6) An advanced, writing-focused seminar in Asian Studies.
Effective: Fall 2009
Prerequisite: ASIA 100

ASIA 440 (ART H 440) (IL)
Monuments of Asia (3-9 per semester/maximum of 9) An exploration of major Asian sites and monuments through a focus on their historical and cultural significance.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: ART H 100 or ART H 120 or ART H 315 or ART H 320 or ART H 330

ASIA 483 (HIST 483) (IL)
Middle China (3) The social, political, and cultural issues and developments from the 8th to 16th century.
Effective: Spring 2015 Future: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: HIST 174

ASIA 485Y (HIST 485Y) (IL)
China's Last Empire: The Qing Dynasty, 1644-1911 (3) China from 1644 founding of Qing dynasty to 1911 fall; Chinese society and institutions, imperialism and China's internal diversity.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: HIST 175 or HIST 300H

ASIA 486 (HIST 486) (IL)
China in Revolution (3) China from 1900 to the present; nationalism, cultural change; development of communism.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: HIST 175 or HIST 300H

ASIA 489 (HIST 489, PL SC 486) (IL)
International Culture in East Asia (3) Study of the role of culture in East Asian regional and East-West international relations.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: any one of the following: HIST 172 HIST 174 HIST 175 HIST 480 HIST 481 HIST 483 HIST 484 HIST 485 HIST 486

CAMS 012 (J ST 012, RL ST 012) (GH;IL)
Lands of the Bible (3) Textual and archaeological evidence for the lands, cities, and peoples associated with the Hebrew Bible and Christian scriptures.
Effective: Summer 2005

CAMS 012U (J ST 012U, RL ST 012U) (GH;IL)
Lands of the Bible (3) Textual and archaeological evidence for the lands, cities, and peoples associated with the Hebrew Bible and Christian scriptures.
Effective: Fall 2014 Ending: Fall 2014

CAMS 105 (GH;IL)
History of the Ancient Near East (3) History of the Ancient Near East from the end of the Neolithic to the Hellenistic period.
Effective: Summer 2005

CAMS 109Y (GH;IL)
Writing Systems of the World (3) Writing intensive overview of the world's writing systems throughout history.
Effective: Spring 2007

CAMS 115 (GH;IL)
Literature of the Ancient Near East (3) Reading and study of literary works from the Ancient Near East, especially from Mesopotamia and Ancient Egypt.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: 3 credits from the following list: CAMS 005 CAMS 010 CAMS 020 CAMS 105

CAMS 122 (J ST 122, RL ST 122) (GH;IL)
Apocalypse and Beyond (3) This course surveys apocalyptic literature and apocalyptic movements from the ancient Near East to the modern world.
Effective: Summer 2014

CAMS 123 (J ST 123, RL ST 123) (GH;IL)
Ancient Monotheisms: Judaism, Christianity, Islam (3) Examines the origins and early development of the three major monotheisms of anicent Near East: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.
Effective: Summer 2014

CAMS 153 (J ST 153, RL ST 153) (GH;IL)
Dead Sea Scrolls (3) Examines the discovery, contents, and interpretations of the Dead Sea Scrolls, Jewish texts from approximately 225 B.C.E. to 68 C.E.
Effective: Summer 2014

CAMS 160 (J ST 160, RL ST 160) (GH;IL)
Sacrifice in Ancient Religions (3) Examines theories of sacrifice and its manifestations in especially the religions of the ancient Mediterranean world and the Near East.
Effective: Summer 2014

CAMS 250U (GH;IL)
Honors Classics in Literature and Film (3) This honors course explores the Classical Tradition as it thrives in the literature of later epochs and film.
Effective: Summer 2010

CAMS 405 (IL)
Law & Economy in the Ancient Near East (3) This course is an overview of the legal and economic texts and institutions in the Ancient Near East.
Effective: Spring 2009
Prerequisite: 6 credits in any undergraduate CAMS courses.

CAMS 471
Sumerian (3) Introduction to the Sumerian language and the cuneiform writing system.
Effective: Spring 2009
Prerequisite: 6 credits in any undergraduate CAMS course.

CAMS 472
Akkadian (3) Introduction to the Akkadian language (Babylonian & Assyrian) and the cuneiform writing system.
Effective: Spring 2009
Prerequisite: 6 credits in any undergraduate CAMS courses

CAMS 481 (IL)
Introduction to Middle Egyptian & Hieroglyphics (3) An introduction to the language and script of Ancient Egypt, familiarizing the student with grammar, syntax and lexicon.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: 6 credits of any CAMS course

CHNS 120 (GH;IL)
Introduction to Chinese Literature and Culture (3) Chinese cultural productions, classical through contemporary; literature and film; changing cultural settings in multiple Chinese-speaking locations. Taught in English.
Effective: Spring 2010

CHNS 402 (IL)
Level Three Chinese B (4) Readings in representative works of traditional and modern literature; practice in composition; study of aspects of Chinese culture.
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: CHNS 401 OR EQUIVALENT

CHNS 452 (IL)
Contemporary China: Culture and Trends (3 per semester/maximum of 6) Survey of aspects of the contemporary Chinese-speaking world. Includes readings from Chinese newspapers, magazines, and fiction. Topics may vary each semester.
Effective: Spring 2010
Prerequisite: CHNS 401

CHNS 453 (IL)
Chinese Film (3 per semester/maximum of 6) Selected films and directors representing various aspects of Chinese culture and cinema. Topics may vary each semester. Taught in Chinese.
Effective: Spring 2010
Prerequisite: CHNS 401

CHNS 454 (IL)
Introduction to Classical Chinese (3 per semester/maximum of 6) Basic patterns and structures of Classical Chinese to the first millennium B.C. to the 19th century.
Effective: Spring 2010
Prerequisite: CHNS 401 or equivalent (such as study abroad credit)

CHNS 455 (IL)
Masterpieces of Traditional Chinese Literature (3) Survey of traditional Chinese literature, including poetry, historical narratives, philosophical texts, and drama and novel.
Effective: Spring 2010
Prerequisite: CHNS 401 or equivalent

CMLIT 003 (GH;IL)
Introduction to African Literatures (3) Comparative analysis of drama, essay, novel, poetry, and stories from traditional oral forms to contemporary expressions of African literary styles.
Effective: Summer 2005

CMLIT 004 (ASIA 004) (GH;IL)
Introduction to Asian Literatures (3) Comparative interpretations of narrative, drama, lyric, and other writings from East Asia and other regions, viewed as world literature.
Effective: Fall 2010

CMLIT 004U (ASIA 004U) (GH;IL)
Introduction to Asian Literatures (3) Comparative interpretations of narrative, drama, lyric, and other writings from East Asia and other regions, viewed as world literature.
Effective: Fall 2014 Ending: Fall 2014

CMLIT 108 (GH;IL)
Myths and Mythologies (3) World mythology: myths primarily of non-Western cultures, based on selected areas and traditions around the world.
Effective: Summer 2005

CMLIT 108U (GH;IL)
Myths and Mythologies (3) World mythology: myths primarily of non-Western cultures, based on selected areas and traditions around the world.
Effective: Fall 2014 Ending: Fall 2014

CMLIT 109 (GH;US;IL)
Native American Myths, Legends, and Literatures (3) Myths, legends, and literatures of Native American cultures.
Effective: Spring 2006

CMLIT 111 (GH;IL)
Introduction to Literatures of India (3) Narrative, lyric, religious, oral, and dramatic literature, as well as film from India studied in translation from a global perspective.
Effective: Summer 2005

CMLIT 143 (GH;US;IL)
Human Rights and World Literature (3) Human rights violations discussed in tandem with their literary representation, presented in a global and comparative context.
Effective: Summer 2010

CMLIT 404 (ASIA 404) (IL)
Topics in Asian Literature (3) Selected works from the major poetry, fiction, and drama of such countries as India, China, Japan.
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: 3 credits in literature or related field appropriate to this course

CMLIT 422 (IL)
African Drama (3) Traditional and popular drama forms; modern anglophone and francophone drama; nationalism and social criticism in contemporary African drama.
Effective: Spring 2006

CMLIT 423 (IL)
African Novel (3) From traditional oral narratives to modern autobiograhical, historical, satirical, sociological, and allegorical forms; novelist as social critic.
Effective: Spring 2006

CMLIT 446 (IL)
Postcolonial Literature and Culture (3) Postcolonial literature and theory in a comparative and international context.
Effective: Summer 2010
Prerequisite: 3 credits in the study of literature

CMLIT 449 (IL)
Literary Cultures of Islam (3) Comparative discussion of the literary cultures of Islam from the seventh century to the present.
Effective: Summer 2010
Prerequisite: 3 credits in the study of literature

FR 458 (IL)
African Literature of French Expression (3) Genesis of Franco-African literature in the 1930s; phases of the negritude movement; colonial and national literature.
Effective: Fall 2006
Prerequisite: FR 351 or FR 352

GEOG 040 (GS;IL)
World Regional Geography (3) Introduction to the world as an interdependent community built from unique and independent regions and nations.
Effective: Spring 2012

GEOG 123 (GS;IL)
Geography of Developing World (3) Patterns of poverty in poor countries; conventional and non-conventional explanations; focus on solutions; case studies of specific regions.
Effective: Spring 2007

GEOG 123U (GS;IL)
Geography of Developing World (3) Patterns of poverty in poor countries; conventional and non-conventional explanations; focus on solutions; case studies of specific regions.
Effective: Fall 2014 Ending: Fall 2014

GEOG 124 (GS;IL)
Elements of Cultural Geography (3) Locational analysis of changes in non-Western cultures. Problems of plural societies, economic development, population growth, and settlement.
Effective: Summer 2005

GEOG 444
African Resources and Development (3) Ecological and cultural factors in the geography of Africa; natural resources and development.
Effective: Spring 2001
Prerequisite: GEOG 010 GEOG 020 GEOG 030 or GEOG 124

HIST 010 (GH;IL)
World History I (3) Human origins; early civilizations; major political and intellectual developments on all continents; cultural interrelationships to 1500.
Effective: Summer 2005

HIST 011 (GH;IL)
World History II (3) Social, economic, and political evolution of societies and cultures from 1500 to the present.
Effective: Summer 2005

HIST 011U (GH;IL)
World History II (3) Social, economic, and political evolution of societies and cultures from 1500 to the present.
Effective: Fall 2014 Ending: Fall 2014

HIST 119 (GH;IL)
Gender and History (3) Survey of the development of gender roles in Western societies from the prehistoric era to the early modern period.
Effective: Spring 2008

HIST 141 (GH;IL)
Medieval and Modern Russia (3) Introductory survey, including political, social, economic, and cultural development of Kievan, Muscovite, and Imperial Russia.
Effective: Spring 2006

HIST 142 (GS;IL)
History of Communism (3) Marxism; Leninism and evolution of the Soviet Union; formation and development of the Communist bloc; impact of Chinese Communism.
Effective: Spring 2006

HIST 173 (GH;IL)
Vietnam in War and Peace (3) Rise of nationalism and communism; origins of conflict; United States involvement; impact on postwar regional and international politics; contemporary Vietnam.
Effective: Spring 2006

HIST 174 (GH;IL)
The History of Traditional East Asia (3) Comparative cultural, institutional, and social history of traditional China and Japan to their contact with the industrialized West.
Effective: Summer 2005

HIST 175 (GH;IL)
The History of Modern East Asia (3) Comparative survey of the internal developments and external relations of China and Japan since their contact with the industrialized West.
Effective: Summer 2005

HIST 178 (GH;IL)
Latin-American History to 1820 (3) Conquest of the New World, development of colonial institutions, impact on native cultures, and origins of independence movements.
Effective: Summer 2005

HIST 181 (GH;IL)
Introduction to the Middle East (3) Origins of Islamic civilization; expansion of Islam; the Ottoman Empire; the Middle East since 1918.
Effective: Summer 2005

HIST 181U (GH;IL)
Introduction to the Middle East (3) Origins of Islamic civilization; expansion of Islam; the Ottoman Empire; the Middle East since 1918.
Effective: Fall 2014 Ending: Fall 2014

HIST 181U (GH;IL)
Introduction to the Middle East (3) Origins of Islamic civilization; expansion of Islam; the Ottoman Empire; the Middle East since 1918.
Effective: Spring 2015 Ending: Spring 2015Future: Spring 2015

HIST 183 (ASIA 183) (GH;IL)
Gender, Family, and Society in East Asia (3) Investigates the history of gender, family, love, and sex in East Asia.
Effective: Summer 2012

HIST 184 (ASIA 184) (GH;IL)
Society and Culture in the Pacific War (3) Examines the role of society and culture in the Pacific War's causes, contexts, realities, and aftermath.
Effective: Summer 2012

HIST 191 (AFR 191) (GH;IL)
Early African History (3) Explores important economic and cultural transformations in the making of early African empires from 1 MBC to 1750.
Effective: Fall 2012

HIST 471Y (RL ST 471Y) (IL)
Classical Islamic Civilization, 600-1258 (3) Pre-Islamic Arabia; Muhammad; Arab conquests; Islamic beliefs and institutions; literary, artistic, and scientific achievements; relations with Europe; breakdown of unity.
Effective: Fall 2006

HIST 472 (IL)
The Ottoman Empire and Other Muslim States (3) Turkish and Mongol invasions; Mamluks; Ottoman expansion and institutions; Safavid Persia; disintegration and reform; emergence of modern Turkey and Iran.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: HIST 181

HIST 473 (IL)
The Contemporary Middle East (3) Political, economic, and social changes in Turkey, Iran, Israel, and the Arab countries in the twentieth century; Arab-Israeli conflict.
Effective: Spring 2006

HIST 479 (IL)
History of Imperialism and Nationalism in Africa (3) Theories and types of imperialism; varied patterns of colonial administration; initial African responses; nationalism; decolonization and independence.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: HIST 191

HIST 483 (IL)
Chinese Society and Culture to 1800 (3) The social, political, and cultural issues and developments from ancient to the late-imperial times.
Effective: Spring 2006 Ending: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: HIST 174

HIST 483 (ASIA 483) (IL)
Middle China (3) The social, political, and cultural issues and developments from the 8th to 16th century.
Effective: Spring 2015 Future: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: HIST 174

HIST 485Y (ASIA 485Y) (IL)
China's Last Empire: The Qing Dynasty, 1644-1911 (3) China from 1644 founding of Qing dynasty to 1911 fall; Chinese society and institutions, imperialism and China's internal diversity.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: HIST 175 or HIST 300H (Honors in East Asian history)

HIST 486 (ASIA 486) (IL)
China in Revolution (3) China from 1900 to the present; nationalism, cultural change; development of communism.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: HIST 175 or HIST 300H (Honors in East Asian History)

HIST 489 (PL SC 486, ASIA 489) (IL)
International Culture in East Asia (3) Study of the role of culture in East Asian regional and East-West international relations.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: any one of the following: HIST 172 HIST 174 HIST 175 HIST 480 HIST 481 HIST 483 HIST 484 HIST 485 HIST 486

INART 062 (GA;US;IL)
West African and African American Arts: from the 1960s to the present (3) An introduction to West African and African American Arts from the 1960s to the present.
Effective: Summer 2014

INART 062U (GA;US;IL)
West African and African American Arts: from the 1960s to the present (3) An introduction to West African and African American Arts from the 1960s to the present.
Effective: Fall 2014 Ending: Fall 2014

J ST 012 (CAMS 012, RL ST 012) (GH;IL)
Lands of the Bible (3) Textual and archaeological evidence for the lands, cities, and peoples associated with the Hebrew Bible and Christian scriptures.
Effective: Summer 2005

J ST 012U (CAMS 012U, RL ST 012U) (GH;IL)
Lands of the Bible (3) Textual and archaeological evidence for the lands, cities, and peoples associated with the Hebrew Bible and Christian scriptures.
Effective: Fall 2014 Ending: Fall 2014

J ST 106 (RL ST 106) (GH;IL)
Mysticism (3) A survey of the history, philosphy, and cultural impact of various mystical traditions in relation to world religions.
Effective: Spring 2012

J ST 122 (CAMS 122, RL ST 122) (GH;IL)
Apocalypse and Beyond (3) This course surveys apocalyptic literature and apocalyptic movements from the ancient Near East to the modern world.
Effective: Summer 2014

J ST 123 (CAMS 123, RL ST 123) (GH;IL)
Ancient Monotheisms: Judaism, Christianity, Islam (3) Examines the origins and early development of the three major monotheisms of the ancient Near East: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.
Effective: Summer 2014

J ST 153 (CAMS 153, RL ST 153) (GH;IL)
Dead Sea Scroll (3) Examines the discovery, contents, and interpretations of the Dead Sea Scroll, Jewish texts from approximately 225 B.C.E. to 68 C.E.
Effective: Summer 2014

J ST 160 (CAMS 160, RL ST 160) (GH;IL)
Sacrifice in Ancient Religions (3) Examines theories of sacrifice and its manifestations in especially the religions of the ancient Mediterranean world and the Near East.
Effective: Summer 2014

JAPNS 120 (GH;IL)
Japanese Literature in Its Cultural Context (3) Japanese literature and film from classical through contemporary times, with attention to changing cultural settings. Taught in English.
Effective: Spring 2010

JAPNS 120W (GH;IL)
Japanese Literature in its Cultural Context (3) Japanese Literature in its Cultural Context: Japanese literature and Culture from Classical through contemporary times; writing intensive.
Effective: Summer 2013

JAPNS 121 (GH;IL)
Japanese Film and New Media (3) Survey of Japanese film and new media in the twentieth century and beyond, with attention to changing cultural settings. Taught in English.
Effective: Spring 2010

JAPNS 402 (IL)
Level Three Japanese B (4) Exclusively for study abroad returnees. To further develop Japanese proficiency in speaking, listening, reading, and writing.
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: JAPNS 401

JAPNS 410 (IL)
Japanese Through Manga (3) The course aims to expand students' knowledge and application of Japanese language beyond elementary and intermediate textbooks through the use of manga (graphic novels).
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: JAPNS 110 or equivalent

JAPNS 421 (IL)
Courtly Japan (3) Focused study of aristocratic society and culture of Heian period Japan.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: JAPNS 120 JAPNS 121 or HIST 172

JAPNS 422 (IL)
War and the Warrior in Japan (3) Survey of the role of warfare and the warrior in Japan, with attention to changing cultural settngs. Taught in English.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: JAPNS 120 or JAPNS 121 or HIST 172

JAPNS 424 (IL)
Traveling Voices (3) Transnational Writings of Japan: from Modern to Contemporary Eras .
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: JAPNS 120 JAPNS 121 or HIST 172

PL SC 022 (GS;IL)
Politics of the Developing Areas (3) The impact of colonialism, nationalism, and development policy on the political culture, structure, and transformation of post-colonial regimes.
Effective: Spring 2010

PL SC 132 (GS;IL)
The Politics of International Intolerance (3) Introductory course emphasizing psychological, historical, and political aspects of global intolerance towards minorities.
Effective: Fall 2007

PL SC 443 (AFR 443) (IL)
Ethnic Conflict in Africa (3) This course explores the various causes and impacts of ethnic conflicts in the African context.
Effective: Spring 2013
Prerequisite: AF AM 100 AFR 110 PL SC 001 PL SC 003 PL SC 007 PL SC 014 PL SC 017 PL SC 020 or AFRAS 301

PL SC 454 (AFR 454) (IL)
Government and Politics of Africa (3) Contemporary African politics, institutions, and ideologies; patterns of change, social forces, and nation building in selected African states.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: 3 credits from: AFR 110 PL SC 003 PL SC 020 or PL SC 022

PL SC 458
Government and Politics of East Asia (3-6) Examination of political institutions, democratic and communist revolution, political leadership, political processes of major states of East Asia.
Effective: Summer 1996
Prerequisite: 3 credits from PL SC 003 PL SC 020 PL SC 022

PL SC 486 (HIST 489, ASIA 489) (IL)
International Culture in East Asia (3) Study of the role of culture in East Asian regional and East-West international relations.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: any one of the following: HIST 172 HIST 174 HIST 175 HIST 480 HIST 481 HIST 483 HIST 484 HIST 485 HIST 486

PSYCH 232 (GS;US;IL)
Cross-Cultural Psychology (3) This course examines how ethnic and cultural background influences patterns of human thought and behavior.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: PSYCH 100

RL ST 001 (GH;US;IL)
Introduction to World Religions (3) An historical and comparative survey of the principal beliefs and practices of the world's major religions.
Effective: Summer 2005

RL ST 003 (GH;US;IL)
Introduction to the Religions of the East (3) Religious experience, thought, patterns of worship, morals, and institutions in relation to culture in Eastern religions.
Effective: Summer 2005 Ending: Fall 2014

RL ST 003 (ASIA 003) (GH;US;IL)
Introduction to the Religions of the East (3) Religious experience, thought, patterns of worship, morals, and institutions in relation to culture in Eastern religions.
Effective: Spring 2015 Future: Spring 2015

RL ST 101 (GH;IL)
Comparative Religion (3) Comparative or historical analysis of religious factors--worship, theology, ethics, scriptures, etc., in two or more religious traditions.
Effective: Summer 2005

RL ST 103 (GH;US;IL)
Introduction to Hinduism (3) Historical development of Hinduism to the present.
Effective: Summer 2005 Ending: Fall 2014

RL ST 103 (ASIA 103) (GH;US;IL)
Introduction to Hinduism (3) Historical development of Hinduism to the present.
Effective: Spring 2015 Future: Spring 2015

RL ST 104 (GH;US;IL)
Introduction to Buddhism (3) A general survey of the basic doctrine, practice, and historical development of Hinayana and Mahayana Buddhism.
Effective: Summer 2005 Ending: Fall 2014

RL ST 104 (ASIA 104) (GH;US;IL)
Introduction to Buddhism (3) A general survey of the basic doctrine, practice, and historical development of Hinayana and Mahayana Buddhism.
Effective: Spring 2015 Future: Spring 2015

RL ST 106 (J ST 106) (GH;IL)
Mysticism (3) A survey of the history, philosophy, and cultural impact of various mystical traditions in relation to world religions.
Effective: Spring 2012

RL ST 107 (GH;US;IL)
Introduction to Islam (3) Community and message of the early movement; development of authoritative structures and traditions; proliferation of sects; theology and creeds; mysticism.
Effective: Spring 2006

RL ST 116 (GH;IL)
Muslims in America (3) This course is a study of Muslims from multiple racial, cultural, and national perspectives; it explores what it means to be a Muslim in America.
Effective: Summer 2010

RL ST 122 (CAMS 122, J ST 122) (GH;IL)
Apocalypse and Beyond (3) This course surveys apocalyptic literature and apocalyptic movements from the ancient Near East to the modern world.
Effective: Summer 2014

RL ST 123 (CAMS 123, J ST 123) (GH;IL)
Ancient Monotheisms: Judaism, Christianity, Islam (3) Examines the origins and early development of the three major monotheisms of ancient Near East: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.
Effective: Summer 2014

RL ST 153 (CAMS 153, J ST 153) (GH;IL)
Dead Sea Scrolls (3) Examines the discovery, contents, and interpretations of the Dead Sea Scrolls, Jewish texts from approximately 225 B.C.E. to 68 C.E.
Effective: Summer 2014

RL ST 160 (CAMS 160, J ST 160) (GH;IL)
Sacrifice in Ancient Religions (3) Examines theories of sacrifice and its manifestations in especially the religions of the ancient Mediterranean world and the Near East.
Effective: Summer 2014

RL ST 181 (IL)
Introduction to the Religions of China and Japan (3) A survey of the history, philosophy, and cultural impact of the major Far Eastern religions: Confucianism, Taoism, Buddhism, and Shinto.
Effective: Spring 2006 Ending: Fall 2014

RL ST 181 (ASIA 181) (IL)
Introduction to the Religions of China and Japan (3) A survey of the history, philosophy, and cultural impact of the major Far Eastern religions: Confucianism, Taoism, Buddhism, and Shinto.
Effective: Spring 2015 Future: Spring 2015

RL ST 408 (US;IL)
Hindu Studies (3) Special topics in Hindu studies.
Effective: Summer 2005
Prerequisite: 3 credits in religious studies

RL ST 409 (US;IL)
Buddhist Studies (3) Special topics in Buddhist studies.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: 3 credits in religious studies

RL ST 471Y (HIST 471Y) (IL)
Classical Islamic Civilization, 600-1258 (3) Pre-Islamic Arabia; Muhammad; Arab conquest; Islamic beliefs and institutions; literary, artistic, and scientific achievements; relations with Europe; breakdown of unity.
Effective: Spring 2006

RL ST 483 (IL)
Zen Buddhism (3) The development and current state of Zen Buddhist thought and practice.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: HIST 172 HIST 173 HIST 174 HIST 175 PHIL 111 RL ST 003 RL ST 104 or RL ST 181

SOC 019 (GS)
Sociology of Popular Culture (3) Students are introduced to the sociological study of how popular culture is produced, consumed, and experienced.
Effective: Spring 2014

SPAN 131 (GH;US;IL)
Ibero-American Civilization (3) Spanish American and Brazilian life from the Conquest to the present; literature, art, the indigenous heritage, and contemporary problems.
Effective: Summer 2005

SPAN 131U (GH;US;IL)
Ibero-American Civilization (3) Spanish American and Brazilian life from the Conquest to the present; literature, art, the indigenous heritage, and contemporary problems.
Effective: Fall 2014 Ending: Fall 2014

SPAN 131Y (GH;US;IL)
Ibero-American Civilization (3) Spanish American and Brazilian life from the Conquest to the present; literature, art, the indigenous heritage, and contemporary problems.
Effective: Summer 2005

SPAN 476
Masterpieces of Spanish American Literature (3) Reading, analysis, and discussion of selected major works representative of Spanish American prose and poetry.
Effective: Spring 2013
Prerequisite: SPAN 253W

WMNST 200 (GS;IL)
Global Feminisms (3) This course examines the diverse contents and forms of "feminism" worldwide, emphasizing women's engagement with unequal, unjust, impacts of globalization.
Effective: Summer 2012