2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    Sep 20, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog

Courses of Instruction



Key to Abbreviations

ACCT Accounting HIST History
ACTV Activity HONS Honors Courses
AMRS Ancient, Medieval, and Renaissance Studies INT Interdisciplinary
ARAB Arabic    
ART Fine Arts ITAL Italian
ASTR Astronomy

JAPN

Japanese
BIOL Biology JOUR Journalism
BOMI Botany/Microbiology LAS Latin American Studies
BUS Business Administration LATI

Latin

BWS
Black World Studies MATH Mathematics
CHEM Chemistry MES Middle Eastern Studies
CHIN Chinese MUS Music
CLAS Classics MUSP Music Performance
CMLT Comparative Literature NEUR Neuroscience
COMM Communications PG Politics and Government
CS Computer Science PHIL Philosophy
DANC Dance PHYS Physics
DATA Data Analytics PSYC Psychology
ECON Economics

REL

Religion
EDUC Education RUSS Russian
ENG English SOAN Sociology/Anthropology
ENVS Environment & Sustainability

SPAN

Spanish
ESL English as a Second Language    
FREN French SWAH

Swahili

GEOG Geography THEA Theatre
GEOL Geology UC University Courses
GERM German URB Urban Studies
GREE Greek WGS Women’s/Gender Studies
HHK Health & Human Kinetics 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.

 

Economics

   •  HIST 300 5 - Introduction to Environmental History

History

   •  HIST 110 - Introduction to Ancient History
   •  HIST 111 - Introduction to Medieval History
   •  HIST 112 - Introduction to Modern European History
   •  HIST 113 - Introduction to Early American History to 1877
   •  HIST 114 - Introduction to Modern American History
   •  HIST 115 -  Introduction to Latin American History
   •  HIST 116 - Introduction to Pacific Asia
   •  HIST 120 - AP World History
   •  HIST 160 - America in the Sixties
   •  HIST 250 - Historical Inquiry
   •  HIST 260 - The Reformation Era
   •  HIST 261 - Economic History
   •  HIST 262 - The Making of Britain
   •  HIST 263 - British History Since 1688
   •  HIST 271 - Mexico: From Conquest to Revolution
   •  HIST 275 - Modern China
   •  HIST 286 - American Foreign Relations Since 1917
   •  HIST 287 - America and Vietnam
   •  HIST 320 - Middle East
   •  HIST 322 - Asian Civilizations to the 17th Century
   •  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 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 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 357 - Topics: Tudor England
   •  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 - Topics: Moving West
   •  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 Ascendence of Modern America, 1960-2008
   •  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
   •  HIST 491 - Directed Readings
   •  HIST 493 - Historical Research Seminar
   •  HIST 494 - Senior Thesis
   •  HIST 495 - Internship