2017-2018 Catalog 
    May 27, 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
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.



   •  PHIL 110 - Introduction to Philosophy
   •  PHIL 110 A - Introduction to Philosophy
   •  PHIL 112 - Critical Thinking: Ideology Critique
   •  PHIL 112 - Critical Thinking: The Study of Argument
   •  PHIL 113 - Rock Music and Philosophy
   •  PHIL 211 - Ethics
   •  PHIL 250 - Environmental Ethics
   •  PHIL 269 - International Business Ethics
   •  PHIL 310 - Special Topics in Philosophy
   •  PHIL 340 - Feminist Philosophy
   •  PHIL 341 - Logic
   •  PHIL 343 - Philosophy of Science
   •  PHIL 345 - Philosophy of Religion
   •  PHIL 346 - History of Ancient Philosophy
   •  PHIL 348 - History of Modern Philosophy
   •  PHIL 349 - From Hegel to Nietzsche: The Struggle for Self- Determination
   •  PHIL 350 - Mind, Language, and World in Twentieth Century Philosophy
   •  PHIL 351 - Philosophy of Law
   •  PHIL 354 - Social and Political Philosophy
   •  PHIL 360 - Seminar in Bioethics
   •  PHIL 362 - Aesthetics
   •  PHIL 371 - Mathematical Logic
   •  PHIL 390 - Seminar in Existentialism
   •  PHIL 391 - Seminar in Plato
   •  PHIL 490 - Independent Research
   •  PHIL 491 - Directed Readings
   •  PHIL 495 - Apprenticeship
   •  PHIL 499 - Senior Research Seminar