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Ohio Wesleyan University    
2016-2017 Catalog 
  
 
  Sep 19, 2017
 
2016-2017 Catalog

Courses of Instruction



Key to Abbreviations

ACCT Accounting HONS Honors Courses
ACTV Activity INT Interdisciplinary
AMRS Ancient, Medieval, and Renaissance Studies ITAL Italian
ART Fine Arts JAPN Japanese
ASTR Astronomy JOUR Journalism
BIOL Biology LAS Latin American Studies
BOMI Botany/Microbiology LATI Latin
BUS Business Administration MATH Mathematics
BWS Black World Studies MUS Music
CHEM Chemistry MUSP Music Performance
CHIN Chinese PG Politics and Government
CLAS Classics PHIL Philosophy
CMLT Comparative Literature PHYS Physics
CS Computer Science PSYC Psychology
DANC Dance REL Religion
ECON Economics RUSS Russian
EDUC Education SOAN Sociology/Anthropology
ENG English SPAN Spanish
FREN French SWAH Swahili
GEOG Geography THEA Theatre
GEOL Geology UC University Courses
GERM German URB Urban Studies
GREE Greek-Classical WGS Women’s/Gender Studies
HHK Health & Human Kinetics ZOOL Zoology
HIST History    

To aid students in long-range planning, the letters F for fall semester and S for spring semester have been placed after selected course descriptions. All courses carry one unit of academic credit unless otherwise indicated.

Course Selection

Freshmen and sophomores should enroll in courses numbered 100 through 249, but may be permitted to take courses numbered above 250 with the relevant department’s permission. Juniors and seniors should enroll in courses numbered above 250, but may be permitted to take courses numbered below 250 if (a) it is necessary for the major; (b) it is a second (third, etc.) foreign language; (c) it is an elective in the area of science or mathematics where the student does not have the prerequisites for advanced course work; or (d) there is sufficient space in the class after the registration of freshmen and sophomores.

 

History

   •  HIST 120 - AP World History
   •  HIST 126 - IB History
   •  HIST 160 - America in the Sixties
   •  HIST 250 - Historical Inquiry
   •  HIST 320 - Middle East
   •  HIST 322 - Asian Civilizations to the 17th Century
   •  HIST 323 - Modern China
   •  HIST 324 - Topics in Asian History
   •  HIST 324 A - China and the West
   •  HIST 324 B - China's Communist Revolution
   •  HIST 324 C - Intellectual History of Modern China
   •  HIST 325 - Modern Japan
   •  HIST 331 - Mexico: From Conquest to Revolution
   •  HIST 332 - Argentina, Brazil, and Chile Since Independence
   •  HIST 333 - Modern Latin America: 1800 to the Present
   •  HIST 334 - Indians, Spaniards & the Struggle for Colonial Latin America
   •  HIST 335 - Topics in Latin American History
   •  HIST 335 A - Latin America in Revolution
   •  HIST 335 B - The Spanish Conquest of America
   •  HIST 335 C - Economic History of Latin America
   •  HIST 341 - History of Rome
   •  HIST 342 - Constantine to Charlemagne
   •  HIST 343 - The Central Middle Ages
   •  HIST 345 - The Reformation Era
   •  HIST 346 - Renaissance Europe
   •  HIST 348 - Castles and Cathedrals
   •  HIST 350 C - Topics: Black Death
   •  HIST 350 D - Topics: Saints and Society
   •  HIST 351 - 19th Century Europe
   •  HIST 352 - 20th Century Europe
   •  HIST 353 - Adolf Hitler and Nazi Germany
   •  HIST 354 - Economic History
   •  HIST 355 - The Making of Britain
   •  HIST 356 - British History Since 1688
   •  HIST 357 - Topics in British Histor
   •  HIST 360 - Topics in Modern European History
   •  HIST 362 - Imperial Russia and the Soviet Union, 1801-1991
   •  HIST 366 - Contemporary Spanish History
   •  HIST 370 - Topics in Early American History
   •  HIST 370 A - Famous American Trials
   •  HIST 370 B - American Revolution
   •  HIST 371 - Colonial America
   •  HIST 372 - Old South and Slavery Controversy
   •  HIST 373 - The Civil War and Reconstruction
   •  HIST 374 - The Frontier in American History
   •  HIST 375 - Women in American History
   •  HIST 376 - The Emergence of Modern America, 1877-1929
   •  HIST 377 - The Transformation of Modern America, 1929-1960
   •  HIST 378 - The Challenges of Modern America, 1960-2008
   •  HIST 380 - American Foreign Relations Since 1917
   •  HIST 381 - America and Vietnam
   •  HIST 385 - Topics in Modern American History
   •  HIST 385 A - Crime and Punishment in Modern America
   •  HIST 385 B - Women and Gender in Modern America
   •  HIST 385 C - Historical Fiction in Modern America
   •  HIST 490 - Independent Study, Historical Research
   •  HIST 491 - Independent Study, Directed Readings
   •  HIST 493 - Historical Research Seminar
   •  HIST 494 - Independent Senior Thesis
   •  HIST 495 - Apprenticeships

Italian

   •  ITAL 110 - Beginning Italian
   •  ITAL 111 - Beginning Italian
   •  ITAL 225 - Continuing Italian

Japanese

   •  JAPN 110 - Beginning Japanese
   •  JAPN 111 - Beginning Japanese
   •  JAPN 225 - Continuing Japanese I
   •  JAPN 254 - Continuing Japanese II
   •  JAPN 310 - Advanced Japanese I

Journalism

   •  JOUR 101 - Introduction to the Mass Media
   •  JOUR 110 - Fundamentals of Journalism
   •  JOUR 250 - Radio Production
   •  JOUR 341 - Journalism and the American Landscape
   •  JOUR 350 - Data Journalism and Media Ethics
   •  JOUR 355 - Editing and Design
   •  JOUR 370 - Media Law
   •  JOUR 378 - Campus Internship
   •  JOUR 379 - Off-Campus Internship
   •  JOUR 381 - Digital Media
   •  JOUR 382 - Special Topics in Journalism
   •  JOUR 384 - Column and Editorial Writing
   •  JOUR 385 - Feature Article Writing
   •  JOUR 386 - Experimental Topic
   •  JOUR 490 - Independent Study
   •  JOUR 491 - Directed Readings
   •  JOUR 495 - Apprenticeship
   •  JOUR 499 - Senior Seminar

Latin American Studies

   •  LAS 490 - Senior Thesis

Latin

   •  LATI 110 - Introduction to Latin
   •  LATI 111 - Introduction to Latin
   •  LATI 225 - Intermediate Latin
   •  LATI 330 - Readings in Latin Prose and Poetry
   •  LATI 490 - Independent Study in Latin
   •  LATI 491 - Directed Readings in Latin

Mathematics

   •  MATH 104 - Great Ideas in Mathematics
   •  MATH 105 - Basic Probability and Statistics
   •  MATH 108 - Precalculus Mathematics
   •  MATH 110 - Calculus I
   •  MATH 111 - Calculus II
   •  MATH 200 2 - Mathematical Models of Climate
   •  MATH 200 3 - Biostatistics
 

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