2019-2020 Catalog 
    Sep 16, 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


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


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


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


ESL English as a Second Language    


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.



   •  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 - Internship
   •  PHIL 499 - Senior Research Seminar