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ACM 210 Introduction To Arts And Cultural Management
History, law, and problems associated with art and cultural organizations in the non-profit, for profit, and public sector; fund raising, grant writing, marketing/publicity, personnel management, programming, and office management. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ACM 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
ACM 310 Marketing And Management Of Arts And Cultural Enterprises
Marketing of arts and cultural enterprises in the non-profit, for profit, and public sector and management of marketing processes including research, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ACM 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
ACM 350 Arts And Cultural Policy
Critically examines arts and cultural policy in contemporary arts and cultural management. It examines informal and formal public policies in arts and culture and the challenges that present themselves. Letter grade only.
3 ACM 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Ethnic Effective Writing
AIS 255 Gender And Indigenous Representation
Examines the relationship and negotiation of gender and culture as they are represented within and concerning Indigenous peoples/communities. We will focus on U.S. forms of representation in popular experiences, e.g., literature, film, media. Cross-listed with ES 255. Letter grade only.
3 AIS 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Ethnic Critical Thinking
AIS 310 Sounding Resistance In Indian Country
An examination of the ways in which music has fueled American Indian resistance, from Red Power of the 1960s and 70s to the present. Letter grade only.
3 AIS 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
ANT 106 The Art Of Ancient Technology
Hands-on course examining the constraints ancient technologies placed on prehistoric artisans. Explores the interface between arts, culture, and nature as artists respond to technological developments. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Scientific Inquiry
ANT 355 Archaeology Of Rock Art
Explore aesthetics, science, interpretation, ethics, management, and conservation of rock engravings and paintings worldwide. We contrast western and non-western modes of interpretation, understandings of landscape, and ethics of site management, focusing on indigenous perspectives in the Americas, Australia, and Africa. 3 hrs. lecture; 3 hrs. lab, including field trips. Prerequisites: junior, senior, or graduate status; at least one upper-division or graduate course in anthropology, art history, AIS, or recreation management; and successful completion of liberal studies writing requirements. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ANT 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Global Critical Thinking
ANT 355H Archaeology Of Rock Art - Honors
Explore aesthetics, science, interpretation, ethics, management, and conservation of rock engravings and paintings worldwide. 3 hrs. lecture; 3 hrs. lab, including field trips. Prerequisites: junior, senior, or graduate status; at least one upper-division or graduate course in anthropology, art history, Native American studies, or recreation management; and successful completion of liberal studies writing requirements. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ANT 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Global Critical Thinking
ARH 141 Western Art To 1400
Surveys Western painting, sculpture, and architecture from prehistory through the Gothic period. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ARH 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry SUN Critical Thinking
ARH 141H Western Art To 1400 - Honors
Surveys Western painting, sculpture, and architecture from prehistory through the Gothic period. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ARH 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
ARH 142 Western Art Since 1400
Surveys Western painting, sculpture, and architecture from the Renaissance through the twentieth century. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ARH 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry SUN Critical Thinking
ARH 142H Western Art Since 1400 - Honors
Surveys Western painting, sculpture, and architecture from the Renaissance through the twentieth century. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ARH 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
ARH 143 Introduction To The Arts Of Asia
Explores a wide range of works of art produced in West, Central, South, and East Asia from prehistoric to modern times, as well as provides a basic introduction to the discipline of art history. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ARH 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Global Critical Thinking
ARH 143H Introduction To The Arts Of Asia - Honors
Explores a wide range of works of art produced in West, Central, South, and East Asia from prehistoric to modern times, as well as provides a basic introduction to the discipline of art history. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ARH 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Global Critical Thinking
ARH 220 Feminism And Visual Culture
This course explores how various forms of visual representation contribute to our notions of sex- and gender-based identity and their intersections with race, class, ethnicity and nationality. Representations from art, film, video, print media and other cultural forms will be viewed and analyzed within the context of feminist critical and theoretical frameworks. Letter grade only.
3 ARH 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
ARH 220H Feminism And Visual Culture - Honors
This course explores how various forms of visual representation contribute to our notions of sex- and gender-based identity and their intersections with race, class, ethnicity and nationality. Representations from art, film, video, print media and other cultural forms will be viewed and analyzed within the context of feminist critical and theoretical frameworks. Letter grade only.
3 ARH 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
ARH 257 A Cultural History Of Photography
This course offers a history of photography with an emphasis on socio-cultural contexts. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ARH 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
ARH 269 Arts Of China
In order to provide an introduction to the 5,000 year-old artistic heritage of China, this course focuses on the most important traditional media of visual arts and architecture. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ARH 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Global Effective Writing
ARH 270 Arts Of Japan: Tradition And Modernity
This course focuses on the traditional media of Japanese visual arts and explores how long-established practices are integrated with modern forms and functions. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ARH 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Global Critical Thinking
ARH 344 Italian Renaissance Art
Historical survey of the painting, sculpture, and architecture from the fourteenth century through the seventeenth century in Italy. Letter grade only.
3 ARH 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
ARH 347 Nineteenth Century Art
Historical survey of the painting, sculpture, and architecture of the nineteenth century, with an emphasis on France. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ARH 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
ARH 370 Buddhist Art: Visual Language And Religious Context
Provides an in-depth study of the distinct Buddhist visual language in its form and content in relation to its religious context, seen through the activities of pilgrimage, faith, meditation, and ritual. Cross-listed with REL 352. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ARH 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Global Effective Writing
ARH 380 Islamic Art: Religious And Secular Arts Of Islamic Asia
Survey of major themes and historical phases of Islam in connection with its artistic traditions, with attention to regional variety reflected in the art and architecture of Islamic Asia. Cross-listed with REL 332. Letter grade only.
3 ARH 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Global Effective Writing
ART 100 Art Appreciation
Lecture. Develops understanding and enjoyment of the relationship of the visual arts to everyday life; encompasses the study of media, styles, techniques, and meanings. Credit cannot be applied toward B.F.A. or B.S.Ed. Art Education degrees. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ART 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
ART 101 Introduction To Studio Arts
Lecture. Introduces the experiences of the two-dimensional visual arts through basic theory and concepts in a specific medium, with an emphasis on history, criticism, aesthetic analysis, creative thinking. May be applied toward the B.F.A. or B.S.Ed. Art Education degrees as elective credit. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ART 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
ART 142 Silk-screen Printmaking
Studio course. Introduces silk-screen (serigraphy) printmaking techniques. 5 hrs. studio. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ART 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
ART 143 Introduction To Handmade Books
This course is an introduction to the traditional techniques and processes used in the making of Handmade Books. The student will be introduced to and shall gain experience in the technical aspects of bookmaking. The student will also acquire an understanding of the history of books and the art of contemporary handmade bookmaking. Letter grade only.
3 ART 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
ART 150 Two-dimensional Design Fundamentals
Studio course. Explores art elements and design principles applicable to all the visual arts, with an emphasis on two-dimensional organization and color theory. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ART 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry SUN Critical Thinking
ART 151 Three-dimensional Design Fundamentals
Studio course. Explores the fundamental design principles involved in organizing three-dimensional space, with an emphasis on three-dimensional concepts and materials. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ART 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry SUN Critical Thinking
ART 161 Ceramics I
Studio course with emphasis in creating ceramic art. Includes hand building, wheel throwing, and modes of criticism. 5 hrs. studio. Open to all students. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ART 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
ART 171 Jewelry And Metalsmithing I
Studio course. Broad-based exposure to the methods, techniques, and materials of jewelry and metalsmithing, with emphasis on jewelry and metals history and modes of criticism. Open to all students. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ART 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
ART 181 Sculpture I
Studio course. Broad-based exposure to sculptural processes and techniques in clay, metal, wood, and stone, with emphasis on sculpture history and modes of criticism. Open to all students. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ART 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
ART 181H Sculpture I - Honors
Studio course. Broad-based exposure to sculptural processes and techniques in clay, metal, wood, and stone, with emphasis on sculpture history and modes of criticism. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ART 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
ART 258 Introduction To Video Art
This is a studio art course that will introduce students to basic elements involved in creating video art. Discussions will center on the components that go into putting together and evaluating video art, including mise-en scene, cinematography, editing, sound mixing and the narrative. Pass-fail or letter grade.
3 ART 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry
ART 300 Contemporary Art Trends
Starting with Abstract Expressionism as background, this class focuses on art of the present and the development of contemporary trends. Letter grade only.
3 ART 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
CCJ 215 Crime, Justice, And The Media
Introduces social science methods for media analysis and examines the interactions between media, crime, and public policy. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
CCJ 314 Hollywood And The Social Construction Of Crime And Justice
Analyses movie constructions of crime and justice, and investigates the dominant images and messages prevalent in American crime cinema. 3 hrs. lecture, 1 hr. lab. Letter grade only.
4 CCJ 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
CCJ 314H Hollywood And The Social Construction Of Crime And Justice
Analyses movie constructions of crime and justice, and investigates the dominant images and messages prevalent in American crime cinema. 3 hrs. lecture, 1 hr. lab. Letter grade only.
4 CCJ 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
CCS 250 Cultural Perspectives
A topics course emphasizing interdisciplinary inquiry into cultural practices and products in a global framework. Includes comparative analysis of artistic, literary, and religious practices from the disciplinary perspectives in Comparative Cultural Studies. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit. Course fee required.
3 CCS 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
CCS 250H Cultural Perspectives - Honors
A topics course emphasizing interdisciplinary inquiry into cultural practices and products in a global framework. Includes comparative analysis of artistic, literary, and religious practices from the disciplinary perspectives in Comparative Cultural Studies. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit. Course fee required.
3 CCS 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
CINE 101 Introduction To Cinema And Visual Culture
This class introduces students to the historical issues and theoretical concepts in Cinema Studies and provides a foundational understanding of visual culture, especially as it relates to cinema. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 CINE 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
CINE 101H Introduction To Cinema And Visual Culture - Honors
This class introduces students to the historical issues and theoretical concepts in Cinema Studies and provides a foundational understanding of visual culture, especially as it relates to cinema. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 CINE 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
CINE 232 Cinema And Borders: Race, Migration, And Diaspora In Film And Media
Course emphasizes an interdisciplinary, topical approach to the study of world borders, international migration, and diaspora as portrayed in cinema. The role of race as a determining factor in border controversies will be explored, examining how race is constructed by cultural and political considerations and how border images have been constructed and shaped over time in response to political, economic and cultural trends. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 CINE 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Global
CINE 267 The Cinema Of America's 1960s
This course examines global culture change during the 1960s through film of that era. Issues related to the cold war, decolonization, independence movements and race will be studied in transnational contexts. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 CINE 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking|Effective Writing
CINE 380 Humanistic Values In Postwar Cinema
This course exposes students to a sampling of culturally significant narrative films of the post-WWII era and explores thematic links to other cultural productions (e.g., paintings, essays, and photographs). Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 CINE 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
CINE 383 Topics In World Cinema
In-depth examination of traditional and contemporary cinema through analyses of artistic, historical, and political trends and their impact on film and other popular arts. Alternate semesters focus on different topics. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit. Course fee required.
3 CINE 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry
COM 250 Environmental Perspectives On Communication Arts
Analytical exploration and interpretation of oral, visual, and written artistic and communication works that have influenced public perception and/or policy concerning environmental issues. Letter grade only.
3 COM 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
EMF 382 The Art Of Cinema
The study and history of film as an art form, how filmmakers tell a story, and the aesthetic experience unique to film as a communal and encompassing art, a medium of social commentary, and as entertainment; illustrated by feature films, film clips, and documentaries. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 EMF 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
EMF 382H The Art Of Cinema - Honors
The study and history of film as an art form, how filmmakers tell a story, and the aesthetic experience unique to film as a communal and encompassing art, a medium of social commentary, and as entertainment; illustrated by feature films, film clips, and documentaries. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 EMF 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
ENG 110 Rhetoric In The Media
Uses rhetoric to analyze and write about popular cultural texts such as print media, advertising and commercials, television shows, films, cyberspace, and radio. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ENG 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
ENG 130 Exploring Literature
Explores what literature enables us to discover about others and ourselves. Letter grade only.
3 ENG 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
ENG 130H Exploring Literature - Honors
Explores what literature enables us to discover about others and ourselves. Letter grade only.
3 ENG 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
ENG 210 Principles In Rhetoric
Readings and instruction in the art of effective written communication, directed toward enabling you to meet the demands of any rhetorical situation. Letter grade only.
3 ENG 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
ENG 211 Principles Of Written Argumentation
Writing, thinking, and learning skills. Focuses on audience-centered, everyday, reasoned discourse. Letter grade only.
3 ENG 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
ENG 211H Principles Of Written Argumentation
Writing, thinking, and learning skills. Focuses on audience-centered, everyday reasoned discourse. Letter grade only.
3 ENG 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
ENG 230 Introduction To Literature
Interpretive concepts in literature; practice in critical reading and written response. Letter grade only.
3 ENG 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
ENG 230H Introduction To Literature - Honors
Interpretive concepts in literature; practice in critical reading and written response. Letter grade only.
3 ENG 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry
ENG 231 British Literature To 1750
Major authors and movements in the literature of England from its beginnings to 1750. Letter grade only.
3 ENG 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
ENG 231H British Literature To 1750 - Honors
Major authors and movements in the literature of England from its beginnings to 1750. Letter grade only.
3 ENG 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
ENG 232 British Literature After 1750
Major authors and movements in the literature of England from 1750 to the present. Letter grade only.
3 ENG 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry
ENG 232H British Literature After 1750 - Honors
Major authors and movements in the literature of England from 1750 to the present. Letter grade only.
3 ENG 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry
ENG 242 American Literature From Colonial Times To 1865
Major authors and movements in the literature of the United States from colonial times to 1865. Letter grade only.
3 ENG 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
ENG 243 American Literature From 1865 To Present
Major authors and movements in the literature of the United States from 1865 to the present. Letter grade only.
3 ENG 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
ENG 245 U.s. Multi-ethnic Literature Survey
Surveys major authors, genres, and movements, including literature by African-American, Asian-American, Chicano/a, Latino/a, and Native American writers. Pass-fail or letter grade.
3 ENG 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Ethnic Effective Writing
ENG 245H U.s. Multi-ethnic Literature Survey - Honors
Surveys major authors, genres, and movements, including literature by African-American, Asian-American, Chicano/a, Latino/a, and Native American writers. Pass-fail or letter grade.
3 ENG 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Ethnic Effective Writing
ENG 247 Introduction To African American Literature
An examination of African American Literature with emphasis on works that reflect major historical and literary eras and cultural trends. Letter grade only.
3 ENG 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Ethnic Effective Writing
ENG 247H Intro To African American Literature
An examination of African American Literature with emphasis on works that reflect major historical and literary eras and cultural trends. Letter grade only.
3 ENG 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Ethnic Effective Writing
ENG 253 World Literature
Selected texts in world literature with an emphasis on problems of comparative literary and cultural study. Letter grade only.
3 ENG 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
ENG 261 Introduction To Women Writers
Representative novels, poetry, and plays by women writing in English studied in the context of new scholarship on women in language, literary theory, history, philosophy, and psychology. Letter grade only.
3 ENG 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
ENG 261H Introduction To Women Writers - Honors
Representative novels, poetry, and plays by women writing in English studied in the context of new scholarship on women in language, literary theory, history, philosophy, and psychology. Letter grade only.
3 ENG 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
ENG 335 Shakespeare
Reading and discussion of selected works of Shakespeare. Letter grade only.
3 ENG 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
ENG 335H Shakespeare - Honors
Reading and discussion of selected works of Shakespeare. Letter grade only.
3 ENG 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
ENG 341 American Fiction
American fiction, with particular attention to nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit with different topics.
3 ENG 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
ENG 341H American Fiction - Honors
American fiction, with particular attention to nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit with different topics.
3 ENG 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
ENG 345 Topics In U.s. Multi-ethnic Literature
Topics include African-American, Asian-American, Chicano/a, Latino/a, and Native American literature. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 9 units of credit with different content.
3 ENG 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Ethnic Effective Writing
ENG 358 Ancient Literature
Representative forms of ancient literature with special attention to epic and tragedy. Letter grade only.
3 ENG 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
ENG 361 Special Topics In Women Writers
Selected works from particular historical period, literary genre, or national tradition in context of new historical, cultural, and sociological research on women and current feminist linguistic, literary, and political theories. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 9 hours of credit with different content.
3 ENG 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
ENG 361H Special Topics In Women Writers - Honors
Selected works from particular historical period, literary genre, or national tradition in context of new historical, cultural, and sociological research on women and current feminist linguistic, literary, and political theories. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 9 hours of credit with different content.
3 ENG 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
ENG 362 Drama
Representative periods, authors, or texts of Western theatre, with special emphasis on the literary nature of drama. Letter grade only.
3 ENG 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
ENG 365 Contemporary Literature
Selected post-World War II literature. Letter grade only.
3 ENG 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
ENG 365H Contemporary Literature - Honors
Selected post-World War II literature. Letter grade only.
3 ENG 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry
ENG 366 Film As Literature
Literary and rhetorical devices such as theme, symbolism, characterization, and structure in films from world film literature. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ENG 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
ENG 366H Film As Literature - Honors
Literary and rhetorical devices such as theme, symbolism, characterization, and structure in films from world film literature. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ENG 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
ENG 381 Cross-cultural Approaches To Folklore
Explores cross-cultural approaches to material, customary, and oral folklore such as folk crafts, folk dances, and folk tales as practices by different cultural groups. Letter grade only.
3 ENG 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
ES 150 Introduction To African American Studies
The purpose of this course is to expose students to the cultural history of African Americans. Letter grade only.
3 ES 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Ethnic Critical Thinking
ES 160 Introduction To Latino(A)/Chicano(A) Studies
This course offers an examination of the social, political, historical and cultural experiences of Latino(as)/Chicano(as) in the United States with particular emphasis on U.S.-Mexico borderlands. Letter grade only.
3 ES 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Ethnic Critical Thinking
ES 160H Introduction To Latino(A)/Chicano(A) Studies - Honors
This course offers an examination of the social, political, historical and cultural experiences of Latino(as)/Chicano(as) in the United States with particular emphasis on U.S.-Mexico borderlands. Letter grade only.
3 ES 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Ethnic
ES 200 Race, Identity And Film
This course explores cinematic representations of people of color and race relations in the United States from an interdisciplinary perspective. Letter grade only.
3 ES 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Ethnic Critical Thinking
ES 202 Black Cinema
This course explores cinematic representations of African Americans and examinations of race in the United States. A range of topics will be explored including the depiction of Blacks in stereotypical ways, the construction of race, identity issues, group portrayals, interracial relationships, historical/cultural contexts, social position, intersection of race with gender and social class. Letter grade only.
3 ES 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Ethnic Critical Thinking
ES 204 Chicano(A)/Latino(A) Cinema
This course examines the cinematic representation of diverse experiences of Latinos/as (Chicanos/Mexican Americans, Puerto Ricans, and Cuban Americans) in the United States in historical and social contexts. By exploring gender, race and ethnicity in the United States, students consider how these matters influence the perception of U.S. Latinos/as, people of color, through the medium of cinema. Letter grade only.
3 ES 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Ethnic Critical Thinking
ES 206 Asian Americans In Film
This course examines the social construction of Asian American identities and their representation/misrepresentation on film. The course explores the diversity of the Asian American experience on film in relation to race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, and class in US and global contexts. Letter grade only.
3 ES 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Ethnic Critical Thinking
ES 255 Gender And Indigenous Representation
Examines the relationship and negotiation of gender and culture as they are represented within and concerning Indigenous peoples/communities. We will focus on U.S. forms of representation in popular experiences, e.g., literature, film, media. Cross-listed with AIS 255. Letter grade only.
3 ES 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Ethnic Critical Thinking
ES 335 African Americans And The Law
This course focuses on the historical and contemporary social and legal construction of African Americans and the African American Experience. Included will be social/legal examinations of topics such as race, slavery, emancipation, Jim Crow, Civil Rights, citizenship rights, anti-discrimination policy, affirmative action, segregation, desegregation, and institutional discrimination. Letter grade only.
3 ES 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Ethnic Critical Thinking
FYS 121 Aesthetic And Humanistic Inquiry First Year Seminar
Students learn about competing conceptual frameworks and the relationship between context and creative expression. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit. Each repeat must be a different topic. Course fee required.
3 FYS 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Any Skill
FYS 121H Aesthetic And Humanistic Inquiry First Year Seminar - Honors
Students learn about competing conceptual frameworks and the relationship between context and creative expression. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit. Each repeat must be a different topic. Course fee required.
3 FYS 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Any Skill
HHS 300W Applied Ethics In Health Care
This course examines health care practices from a moral point of view using philosophical argument techniques. Department consent required. Letter grade only. Prerequisites: Junior or senior standing, or permission of the instructor.
3 HHS 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
HIS 308 Science, Technology And Society In The American West
Surveys the pursuit of science and technology in the American West from the late prehistoric period to the present, and the impact of both on culture and society in the region. Letter grade only.
3 HIS 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
HIS 341 Early Modern Europe: 1600-1789
The Age of Absolutism, Scientific Revolution, Witch-hunts, Enlightenment, the Glorious Revolution, and the French Revolution as seen through works of history, literature, philosophy, religion, science, art, drama, film. Letter grade only.
3 HIS 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry
HIS 341H Early Modern Europe: 1600-1789 - Honors
The Age of Absolutism, Scientific Revolution, Witch-hunts, Enlightenment, the Glorious Revolution, and the French Revolution as seen through works of history, literature, philosophy, religion, science, art, drama, film. Letter grade only.
3 HIS 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
HON 140 Honors Seminar: Aesthetic And Human Inquiry
Honors seminar that carries Aesthetic and Human Inquiry Liberal Studies credit. Topics will vary by semester. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit.
1-3 HON 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry
HON 240 Honors Seminar: Aesthetic And Human Inquiry
Honors seminar that carries Aesthetic and Human Inquiry Liberal Studies credit. Topics will vary by semester. Letter grade only.
1-3 HON 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry
HON 291 Topics In Aesthetic And Humanistic Inquiry: Creative Expressions
Introduction to philosophical inquiry and analysis of forms of creative and literary expression, encompassing diverse modes of artistic communication, including the study of writing, music, film, photography, and art. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 9 units of credit.
3 HON 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
HON 340 Honors Seminar: Aesthetic And Human Inquiry
Honors seminar that carries Aesthetic and Human Inquiry Liberal Studies credit. Topics will vary by semester. Letter grade only.
1-3 HON 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry
HON 391 Advanced Honors Seminar (Ahi)
Interdisciplinary seminar addressing problems and issues relevant to the study of the human condition by using philosophical inquiry and analysis of the various forms of creative and literary expression. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 9 units of credit.
3 HON 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
HUM 101 Introduction To Humanities
Comparative examination of the nature and elements of the arts, literature, and artistic creativity in the humanities. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 HUM 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Global Critical Thinking
HUM 101H Introduction To Humanities - Honors
Comparative examination of the nature and elements of the arts, literature, and artistic creativity in the humanities. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 HUM 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Global Critical Thinking
HUM 120 The Search For Meaning
Analysis of diverse perspectives on our search for meaning through major works in the arts and literature. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 HUM 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
HUM 120H The Search For Meaning - Honors
Analysis of diverse perspectives on our search for meaning through major works in the arts and literature. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 HUM 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
HUM 130 Introduction To Southwest Humanities
Explores how the social, political, economic, environmental, technological, and cultural mores of a diversity of Southwestern peoples have found expression in arts and literature. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 HUM 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Ethnic Critical Thinking
HUM 130H Introduction To Southwest Humanities - Honors
Explores how the social, political, economic, environmental, technological, and cultural mores of a diversity of Southwestern peoples have found expression in arts and literature. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 HUM 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Ethnic Critical Thinking
HUM 175 Environmental Humanities
Introduces and examines arts and ideas that reflect the relationship between nature and culture. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 HUM 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
HUM 175H Environmental Humanities-honors
Introduces and examines arts and ideas that reflect the relationship between nature and culture. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 HUM 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
HUM 250 Humanities In The Western World I: Classical Greece To The Renaissance
Arts and ideas as a reflection of the Western heritage to and including medieval times. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 HUM 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
HUM 251 Humanities In The Western World II: Renaissance To The Twentieth Century
Arts and ideas as a reflection of the Western heritage from the renaissance to the present. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 HUM 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
HUM 251H Humanities In The Western World II: Renaissance To The Twentieth Century - Honors
Arts and ideas as a reflection of the Western heritage from the renaissance to the present. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 HUM 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
HUM 272 Art And The Sacred
Introduces the arts as expressions of human responses to the sacred. Letter grade only.
3 HUM 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
HUM 291 American Multicultural Ideas And Values
Comparative analysis of traditional and changing arts and outlooks of selected ethnic groups in America today. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 HUM 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Ethnic Critical Thinking
HUM 291H American Multicultural Ideas And Values - Honors
Comparative analysis of traditional and changing arts and outlooks of selected ethnic groups in America today. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 HUM 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Ethnic Critical Thinking
HUM 344 American Counter Cultures Since World War II
This course studies the use of film, television and literature by minority, oppressed and marginalized groups in America to critique mainstream society since the Second World War. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 HUM 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry
HUM 351 Perspectives On Western Humanities I: Selected Topics From Antiquity To The Renaissance
Selected studies of major works and styles in the arts and literature from antiquity to the Renaissance for their humanistic perspectives. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit.
3 HUM 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
HUM 352 Perspectives On Western Humanities II: Selected Topics From The Renaissance To The Romantic Era
Selected studies of major works and styles in the arts and literature from the Renaissance to the Romantic Era. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit.
3 HUM 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
HUM 353 Perspectives On Western Humanities III: Selected Topics From The 19th Century To The Present
Selected studies of major works and styles in the arts and literature from the 19th century to the present. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit.
3 HUM 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
HUM 353H Perspectives On Western Humanities III: Selected Topics From The 19th Century To The Present-honors
Selected studies of major works and styles in the arts and literature from the 19th century to the present. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit.
3 HUM 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
HUM 362 Perspectives On Asian Humanities
Examines the arts and literature of selected Asian cultures for their humanistic ideas and values. May be repeated for up to 6 hours of credit in another focus. Letter grade only.
3 HUM 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Global Effective Writing
HUM 370 The Popular Arts
Critical and comparative study of works from different genres and media of the popular arts for their humanistic meanings and implications. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 HUM 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
HUM 371 Humanistic Values In A Technological Society
Examines the meaning and role of humanistic values (e.g., tolerance and freedom) in relation to our technological society. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 HUM 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
HUM 371H Humanistic Values In A Technological Society - Honors
Examines the meaning and role of humanistic values (e.g., tolerance and freedom) in relation to our technological society. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 HUM 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
HUM 376 Visions Of Utopia
Comparative study of visions of the ideal society and of their humanistic implications. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 HUM 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
HUM 382 World Perspectives In Humanities
Examines the arts and literature of selected peoples for their humanistic ideas and values. Alternate semesters focus on different areas of the world. May be repeated for up to 6 hours of credit in another focus.
3 HUM 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
HUM 382H World Perspectives In Humanities - Honors
Examines the arts and literature of selected peoples for their humanistic ideas and values. Alternate semesters focus on different areas of the world. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 hours of credit in another focus.
3 HUM 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
HUM 394 Identity And Resistance: World Indigenous Film And Media
This course emphasizes an interdisciplinary and topical approach to the study of World Indigenous Identities and Indigenous Cinema. It explores self-representation in film and other media among indigenous peoples worldwide as a tool of self- determination, cultural assertion and preservation, development of sustainable communities, religious revitalization, artistic innovation, modernization, and resistance to commodification of ethnicity and globalization. Letter grade only.
3 HUM 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Global
HUMY 205 Technology And Human Values
Explores the relationship between technological development and individual and social values in the Western World from ancient times through the present. Includes technologies connected with a variety of areas, such as medicine, the military, architecture, food and agricultural production, and labor relations. Letter grade only.
3 HUMY 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry
JLS 106 Introduction To Documentary Studies
Introduces students to a range of documentary work by photographers, filmmakers, oral historians, audio documentarians, and writers stressing, aesthetic, scholarly, and ethical considerations involved in representing other people and cultures. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 JLS 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
MGT 340 Business Ethics
This course covers the identification of ethical issues, analysis of the issues using a framework and multiple theories and development of conclusions and action items to resolve those issues. Letter grade only.
3 MGT 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry
MST 250 Exploring Museums: Curiosities, Collections, And Controversies
This course introduces students to museums as cultural institutions and covers current controversies in the museum world. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 MST 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
MUS 183 Introduction To Opera I
Historical exploration of the development of opera from the sixteenth century through the mid-nineteenth century with an analysis of style and dramaturgy. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 MUS 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
MUS 184 Introduction To Opera II
Historical exploration of the development of opera from the mid-nineteenth century through the present with an analysis of style and dramaturgy. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 MUS 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
MUS 293 Understanding Music
Examines music from aesthetic, cultural, and historical perspectives, with emphasis on Western musical traditions. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 MUS 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
MUS 294 History Of Rock Music
The development of Rock music from the American Delta Blues and early Country music of the late-1900s through the expansion of Rock styles in the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 12 units of credit with different topics. Course fee required.
3 MUS 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry
MUS 396 The Broadway Musical: A Study Of Musical Theater From An Artistic, Historical & Cultural Perspective
A study of the musical theater genre from an artistic, historical, and cultural perspective. Musicals from the standard canon are used as case studies for the various topics. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 MUS 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
MUS 396H The Broadway Musical - Honors
A study of the musical theater genre from an artistic, historical, and cultural perspective. Musicals from the standard canon are used as case studies for the various topics. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 MUS 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
PHI 100 Elements Of Philosophy
Reading and critical analysis of texts containing elements of philosophy at the foundation of human experience and culture. Note: You may only receive credit for PHI 100 or 101, but not both. Letter grade or pass-fail.
3 PHI 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
PHI 101 Introduction To Philosophy
Introduces philosophical analysis of topics such as knowledge, belief, truth, causality, reality, and God. Reading and critical discussion of both classical and contemporary texts. Note: You may only receive credit for PHI 100 or 101, but not both. Letter grade only.
3 PHI 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry SUN Critical Thinking
PHI 101H Introduction To Philosophy - Honors
Introduces philosophical analysis of topics such as knowledge, belief, truth, causality, reality, and God. Reading and critical discussion of both classical and contemporary texts. Note: You may only receive credit for PHI 100 or 101, but not both. Letter grade only.
3 PHI 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
PHI 105 Introduction To Ethics
Introduces philosophical analysis of the ethical life. Reading and critical discussion of both classical and contemporary texts. Letter grade only.
3 PHI 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry SUN Effective Writing
PHI 105H Introduction To Ethics
Introduces philosophical analysis of the ethical life. Reading and critical discussion of both classical and contemporary texts. Letter grade only.
3 PHI 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
PHI 150 Philosophies Of The World
Reading and critical analysis of texts defining the global origins of philosophy, including African, Asian, European, and Native American culture. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 PHI 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Global Critical Thinking
PHI 150H Philosophies Of The World - Honors
Reading and critical analysis of texts defining the global origins of philosophy, including African, Asian, European, and Native American culture. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 PHI 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Global Critical Thinking
PHI 203 Scientific Reasoning
Investigates the logical relations between theories and facts with focus on examples of scientific reasoning. (We encourage you to take either PHI 203 or 223 but not both.) Letter grade only.
3 PHI 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
PHI 203H Scientific Reasoning - Honors
Investigates the logical relations between theories and facts with focus on examples of scientific reasoning. Letter grade only.
3 PHI 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Scientific Inquiry
PHI 223 Argument Analysis
Systematic study of arguments, emphasizing analysis and evaluation of arguments as they occur in everyday life. (We encourage you to take either PHI 203 or 223 but not both.) Letter grade or pass-fail.
3 PHI 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Quantitative Reasoning
PHI 223H Argument Analysis - Honors
Systematic study of arguments, emphasizing analysis and evaluation of arguments as they occur in everyday life. (We encourage you to take either PHI 203 or 223 but not both.) Letter grade or pass-fail.
3 PHI 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Quantitative Reasoning
PHI 240 Ancient Philosophy
Reading and critical analysis of texts of the philosophers of ancient Greece and Rome, with emphasis on Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle. Letter grade only.
3 PHI 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
PHI 240H Ancient Philosophy - Honors
Reading and critical analysis of texts of the philosophers of ancient Greece and Rome, with emphasis on Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle. Letter grade only.
3 PHI 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
PHI 241 Modern Philosophy
Reading and critical analysis of texts of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century philosophers such as Descartes, Leibniz, Locke, Hume, and Kant. Letter grade only.
3 PHI 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
PHI 241H Modern Philosophy - Honors
Reading and critical analysis of texts of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century philosophers such as Descartes, Leibniz, Locke, Hume, and Kant. Letter grade only.
3 PHI 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
PHI 244 Existentialism
The study of existentialism focuses on the nature of human freedom and our ability to find a meaningful existence, while reading authors such as Hegel, Kierkegaard, Dostoyevsky, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Arendt, Sartre, Beauvoir, Merleau-Ponty, and Camus. Letter grade only.
3 PHI 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
PHI 320 Metaphysics
Issues include space and time, causality, contingency and necessity, form and matter, cause and substance, reason, language, and being. Letter grade or pass-fail. Prerequisite: three hours of philosophy coursework, or instructor's consent.
3 PHI 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
PHI 320H Metaphysics - Honors
Issues include space and time, causality, contingency and necessity, form and matter, cause and substance, reason, language, and being. Letter grade or pass-fail. Prerequisite: three hours of philosophy coursework, or instructor's consent.
3 PHI 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
PHI 321 Epistemology
Issues concerning claims that one can or cannot know something. Sample issues include trust, relativism, skepticism, reason, experience, and belief. Letter grade or pass-fail.
3 PHI 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
PHI 322 Philosophy Of Mind
Investigates the reasons for and implication of distinguishing minds from bodies. Letter grade or pass-fail. Prerequisite: 3 hours of philosophy coursework, or instructor's consent.
3 PHI 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
PHI 322H Philosophy Of Mind - Honors
Investigates the reasons for and implication of distinguishing minds from bodies. Letter grade or pass-fail.
3 PHI 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry
PHI 331 Environmental Ethics
Critical examination of the moral reasons for protecting and preserving the environment. Letter grade only.
3 PHI 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
PHI 331H Environmental Ethics - Honors
Critical examination of the moral reasons for protecting and preserving the environment. Letter grade only.
3 PHI 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
PHI 332 Health Care Ethics
Moral examination of topics in bioethics, such as abortion, euthanasia, genetic testing, and justice in the distribution of health care. Letter grade or pass-fail. Recommended: 3 hrs. of philosophy coursework.
3 PHI 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
PHI 332H Health Care Ethics - Honors
Moral examination of topics in bioethics, such as abortion, euthanasia, genetic testing, and justice in the distribution of health care. This course fulfills NAU's junior-level writing requirement. Letter grade or pass-fail. Recommended: 3 hrs. of philosophy coursework.
3 PHI 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
PHI 351 Philosophy In Literature
Philosophical issues as expressed in the novel, drama, and poetry. Letter grade only.
3 PHI 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
PHI 351H Philosophy In Literature-honors
Philosophical issues as expressed in the novel, drama, and poetry. Letter grade only.
3 PHI 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
PHI 352 Philosophy Of Religion
Problems concerning religious language, the nature and existence of God, and the religious life. Letter grade only.
3 PHI 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
PHI 352H Philosophy Of Religion - Honors
Problems concerning religious language, the nature and existence of God, and the religious life. Letter grade only.
3 PHI 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
PHI 359 Philosophy Of Science
Analyzes the conceptual conditions required for doing science. Letter grade only.
3 PHI 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Scientific Inquiry
PHI 359H Philosophy Of Science - Honors
Analyzes the conceptual conditions required for doing science. Letter grade only.
3 PHI 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Scientific Inquiry
PHIY 111 Introduction To Moral And Social Philosophy
Key concepts and problems in ethics and social/political philosophy. Historic and contemporary readings with application to modern concerns. Letter grade only.
3 PHIY 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry
POS 231 Politics And The Humanities
Explores contemporary issues in politics as seen through the lens of drama, novels, film, and popular culture. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit with different content.
3 POS 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
REL 151 What Is Religion?
Examines the nature, function, and definition of religion through the lens of a number of theoretical approaches. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 REL 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
REL 151H What Is Religion? - Honors
Examines the nature, function, and definition of religion through the lens of a number of theoretical approaches. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 REL 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
REL 202 Mysticism: West
Comparative study of the mysticism and spiritual practices of the religions of the West, particularly Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 REL 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
REL 203 Mysticism: Asia
Comparative study of the mystical traditions and spiritual practices of yoga and meditation in the Asian religions, particularly Hinduism, Buddhism, and Taoism. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 REL 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Global Effective Writing
REL 203H Mysticism: Asia - Honors
Comparative study of the mystical traditions and spiritual practices of yoga and meditation in the Asian religions, particularly Hinduism, Buddhism, and Taoism. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 REL 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Global Effective Writing
REL 210 Judeo-christian Scriptures (Old Testament)
Examines the major themes and ideas of the books of the Bible shared by the Jewish and Christian religions (i.e., Christian Old Testament) in the historical context of their origin. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 REL 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
REL 210H Judeo-christian Scriptures (Old Testament) - Honors
Examines the major themes and ideas of the books of the Bible shared by the Jewish and Christian religions (i.e., Christian Old Testament) in the historical context of their origin. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 REL 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
REL 220 Christian Scriptures (New Testament)
Examines the major themes and ideas of the books of the Christian New Testament in the historical context of their origin. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 REL 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
REL 265 Religion And Film
This course examines religious themes in film. Films are analyzed from a religious studies perspective in terms of narrative, style, culture and religious context and reception. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 REL 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
REL 295 Topics In Comparative Religion
An examination of selected aspects of, or developments in, religious belief, practice, or history, involving comparative considerations of more than one religious tradition. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit. Course fee required.
3 REL 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
REL 325 The Historical Jesus
Training in the methods of modern historical-critical study of gospel materials. Explores how the sayings and deeds of Jesus were remembered, spread, and written down. Recommended: REL 220. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 REL 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
REL 325H The Historical Jesus - Honors
Training in the methods of modern historical-critical study of gospel materials. Explores how the sayings and deeds of Jesus were remembered, spread, and written down. Recommended: REL 220. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 REL 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
REL 332 Islamic Art: Religious And Secular Arts Of Islamic Asia
Survey of major themes and historical phases of Islam in connection with its artistic traditions, with attention to regional variety reflected in the art and architecture of Islamic Asia. Cross-listed with ARH 380. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 REL 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Global Effective Writing
REL 352 Buddhist Art: Visual Language And Religious Context
Provides an in-depth study of the form and content of Buddhist visual language in relation to its religious context, seen through the activities of pilgrimage, faith, meditation, and ritual. Cross-listed with ARH 370. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 REL 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Global Effective Writing
REL 355 The Buddha
Examines the founding figure of the Buddhist religious tradition, including the cultural context of his life, his major teachings, and his religious significance to Buddhists. Pass-fail or letter grade. Course fee required.
3 REL 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Global Effective Writing
REL 355H The Buddha - Honors
Examines the founding figure of the Buddhist religious tradition, including the cultural context of his life, his major teachings, and his religious significance to Buddhists. Pass-fail or letter grade. Course fee required.
3 REL 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Global Effective Writing
REL 395 Topics In The History Of Religion
Examines a religious tradition with attention to its historical development. The religiously significant ideas, practices, and social organization of the tradition are examined in their cultural and historical contexts. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit. Course fee required.
3 REL 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
SA 202 Topics In Study Abroad - Ahi
Only available to Study Abroad students while participating in a Study Abroad program. Content includes introductory social, cultural, historical, political, artistic and/or economic developments related to the Study Abroad student's host culture/country. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 12 units of credit.
1-6 SA 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Any Skill
SA 202H Topics In Study Abroad - Ahi - Honors
Only available to Study Abroad students while participating in a Study Abroad program. Content includes introductory social, cultural, historical, political, artistic and/or economic developments related to the Study Abroad student's host culture/country. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 12 units of credit.
1-6 SA 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Any Skill
SA 212 Topics In Study Abroad - Ahi-gd
Only available to Study Abroad students while participating in a Study Abroad program. Content includes courses that enhance understanding of different cultures of the world through the study of language, literature, religion, and artistic creations or other disciplines. In addition, course must cover perspectives (e.g. theoretical; historical; social; political; economic; cultural; religious; geographic or sense of place; environment; or intellectual traditions and/or ways of knowing) of non-Western peoples. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 12 units of credit.
1-6 SA 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Global Any Skill
SA 302 Special Topics In Study Abroad - Ahi
Topics include intermediate and advanced studies in social, cultural, historical, political, artistic, and/or economic topics related to your host country. Must be currently participating in a Study Abroad program. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 12 units of credit.
1-6 SA 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Any Skill
SA 312 Topics In Study Abroad - Ahi-gd
Only available to Study Abroad students while participating in a Study Abroad program. Content includes courses that enhance understanding of different cultures of the world through the study of language, literature, religion, and artistic creations or other disciplines. In addition, course must cover perspectives (e.g. theoretical; historical; social; political; economic; cultural; religious; geographic or sense of place; environment; or intellectual traditions and/or ways of knowing) of non-Western peoples. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 12 units of credit.
1-6 SA 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Global Any Skill
SYS 221 Aesthetic And Humanistic Inquiry
This Second Year Seminar will explore the competing conceptual frameworks of artistic, philosophical, or historical inquiry and/or aesthetic experiences. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to six units of credit with different topics.
3 SYS 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing|Oral Communication
TH 101 Introduction To The Theatre
Principles and elements of theatre and drama. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 TH 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Critical Thinking
TH 125 Introduction To Acting
Practice of acting theories through in-class performance. History and theory of acting from sixth century B.C. to the present. May not be taken by theatre majors. Letter grade only.
3 TH 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Oral Communication
WGS 300W Feminist Theories
Foundational overviews of the history of feminist theory. Also addresses contemporary ethnic minority and international theorists. This course fulfills NAU's junior-level writing requirement. Letter grade only.
3 WGS 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry Effective Writing
WGS 382 Queer Literature And Film
This course is designed to provide an opportunity for students to critically analyze important literature and film central to the field of queer studies. The course material will emphasize the intersectionality of various forms of structural oppression related to race, gender, class, sexuality, heteronormativity, disability and nation and how artistic expression can be a vehicle for social change.
3 WGS 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Ethnic Critical Thinking