2017-2018 Catalog 
  
    Apr 20, 2018  
2017-2018 Catalog

Courses of Instruction



Key to Abbreviations

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

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.

 

Comparative Literature

   •  CMLT 100 1 - Space and Place in Literature and Film
   •  CMLT 105 - Rites of Passage
   •  CMLT 110 - Myth, Legend, and Folklore of the European Continent
   •  CMLT 113 - Myth, Legend, and Folklore of Asia
   •  CMLT 120 - Love and Sexuality in Literature: The Western Tradition
   •  CMLT 121 - Love and Sexuality in Literature and the Arts: From Hesiod to Hip-Hop
   •  CMLT 130 - Love and Sexuality in the Literary Arts of the Mediterranean
   •  CMLT 131 - Love and Sexuality in the Literary Arts of East Asia
   •  CMLT 200 1 - Cosmopolitanism in Literature and Film
   •  CMLT 200 2 - Graphic and Experimental Novels of the Contemporary Middle East
   •  CMLT 200 6 - Cairo Cosmopolitan
   •  CMLT 200 9 - Discourses in Comparative Literature
   •  CMLT 250 - Gender and Identity
   •  CMLT 255 - The Devil, the Hero, and God
   •  CMLT 265 - Freedom and Constraint
   •  CMLT 280 - The Tragic Vision
   •  CMLT 290 - Rogue's Progress: The Picaresque Experience
   •  CMLT 300 2 - Literary Encounters in the Medieval Mediterranean
   •  CMLT 300 3 - Cinemas of the Middle East
   •  CMLT 300 4 - The Arabic Novel from the 19th Century to the Digital Age
   •  CMLT 300 5 - The Art and Theory of Translating Literature
   •  CMLT 320 - Great Books of East Asia
   •  CMLT 321 - East Asian Film
   •  CMLT 323 - Elegance and Brutality: Japanese Literature and Environmentalism
   •  CMLT 340 - Medieval and Renaissance Thought
   •  CMLT 350 - Reason and Romanticism
   •  CMLT 360 - Great Books of the 19th Century
   •  CMLT 370 - The Modern Temper
   •  CMLT 375 - Postmodern World Literatures
   •  CMLT 380 - Great Books of Russia: Russian Literature and Thought
   •  CMLT 490 - Independent Study
   •  CMLT 491 - Directed Readings
   •  CMLT 495 - Apprenticeship
   •  CMLT 499 - Senior Seminar
   •  CMLT 499 A - The Myths of the “Oriental” Woman
   •  CMLT 499 B - Medieval Margins
   •  CMLT 499 C - Refiguring the Divide: The Arab Jew in Literature and Film