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Term: Spring 2024

ACC 340 - Accounting Ethics
This course is a study of accounting ethics, related professional responsibilities and their relationships with business issues. It covers the identification of ethical issues, analysis of the issues using a multiple frameworks and theories, and development of conclusions and action items to resolve those issues. Letter grade only.
ACC 340H - Accounting Ethics - Honors
This course is a study of accounting ethics, related professional responsibilities and their relationships with business issues. It covers the identification of ethical issues, analysis of the issues using a multiple frameworks and theories, and development of conclusions and action items to resolve those issues. Letter grade only.
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.
ACM 310H - Marketing And Management Of Arts And Cultural Enterprises - Honors
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.
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.
ACM 355 - Topics In Arts And Cultural Management
This course examines selected topics in Arts and Cultural Management, such as Fundraising and Development for Businesses in the Arts, Arts Entrepreneurship, Accessibility in the Arts: Universal Design, Donor Database Management, and Experiencing Arts Management Abroad. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit.
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.
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.
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.
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.
ANT 217 - Archaeology In The Americas
This course introduces to students to the ways in which archaeological data derived from material culture and the environment are used to reconstruct prehistoric, or historic political, social, and economic relationships in regions of the Western Hemisphere. Each section will focus on a different area and/or time period in the Americas depending on the instructor's expertise. Areas may include but are not limited to the: Andes, Prehistoric American Southwest, Paleoindian time period, Historic American West, or Easter Island. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit
ARH 141 - Western Art To 1400
Surveys Western painting, sculpture, and architecture from prehistory through the Gothic period. Letter grade only.
ARH 141H - Western Art To 1400 - Honors
Surveys Western painting, sculpture, and architecture from prehistory through the Gothic period. Letter grade only.
ARH 142 - Western Art Since 1400
Surveys Western painting, sculpture, and architecture from the Renaissance through the twentieth century. Letter grade only.
ARH 142H - Western Art Since 1400 - Honors
Surveys Western painting, sculpture, and architecture from the Renaissance through the twentieth century. Letter grade only.
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.
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.
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.
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.
ARH 145 - Introduction To Native North American Art
Surveys the arts of Native North America focusing on architecture, metalwork, painting, performance, sculpture, and textiles. Letter grade only.
ARH 145H - Introduction To Native North American Art - Honors
Surveys the arts of Native North America focusing on architecture, metalwork, painting, performance, sculpture, and textiles. Letter grade only.
ARH 252 - Twentieth Century Art, Europe And The United States
This course traces major artistic movements and innovations from 1900 to 1980. Letter grade only.
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.
ARH 270 - Arts Of Japan
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.
ARH 270H - Arts Of Japan - Honors
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.
ARH 270H - Arts Of Japan - Honors
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.
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.
ARH 344H - Italian Renaissance Art - Honors
Historical survey of the painting, sculpture, and architecture from the fourteenth century through the seventeenth century in Italy. Letter grade only.
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.
ARH 370 - Buddhist Art
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.
ARH 370 - Buddhist Art
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.
ARH 370H - Buddhist Art - Honors
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. Letter grade only.
ARH 370H - Buddhist Art - Honors
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. Letter grade only.
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.
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.
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.
ART 142 - Silk-screen Printmaking
Studio course. Introduces silk-screen (serigraphy) printmaking techniques. 5 hrs. studio. Letter grade only.
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.
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.
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.
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.
ART 174 - New Media Foundations
Studio Course. This course is an introduction to the breadth of New Media art practices. This includes discussing duration tempo, intensity, scope, setting, and chronology as the six major elements of time design. The course will also cover recycled media, space, and kinetics. Letter grade only.
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.
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.
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.
ART 273 - 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.
ART 273 - 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.
ART 274 - New Media: 2d/3d Digital Fabrication
Studio Course. Students will learn the basics of 2D image editing, 3D design, 3D capture, and 3D digital fabrication. Students will also survey a variety of different art and artists and explore how to incorporate these methods within other art techniques. Letter grade only. May be repeated for a total of 6 units.
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.
ART 374 - New Media: Post-studio Practice
This course will explore possibilities for producing performative artworks outside of the studio and in the field. Students' projects go beyond the mere making of art objects. Students will create on-site temporal art projects, using existing situations. Examples include socially-engaged art, performance art, participatory art, new-genre public art, interventionist art, and relational art. Letter grade only.
ART 376 - New Media: Physical Computing And Robotics
Studio Course. Students will explore interactive technologies. This course will focus on physical computing, robotics, and other interactive technologies Each project will emphasize artistic expression over technical demonstration. Students will work primarily in the Processing and Arduino Integrated Development Environments but will also be exposed to a variety of different tools. Students will also engage with data mining, web-scraping, and other generative art forms. Access to a personal desktop or laptop is highly recommended for this course. Letter grade only. May be repeated for a total of 6 units.
ART 378 - New Media: Art In The Age Of Anthropocene
Anthropocene refers to the current geological epoch. According to Anthropocene theories, we live in an ecosystem of massive extinctions, climate change, and the loss of biodiversity as a result of human activity. Today, scientists, philosophers, and artists try to redefine the human relationship with nature. This course explores the relationship between contemporary art and knowledge production in the context of the Anthropocene. Students will engage in philosophical and scholarly discourses through creative activities. Examples include eco-art, land-art, eco-activism, bio-art, and art inspired by nature, Thing Theory, or Speculative Realism. Letter Grade only. May be repeated for a total of 6 units.
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.
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.
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. Letter grade only.
CCJ 314H - Hollywood And The Social Construction Of Crime And Justice - Honors
Analyses movie constructions of crime and justice, and investigates the dominant images and messages prevalent in American crime cinema. Letter grade only.
CCS 220 - Gender And 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.
CCS 220H - Gender And 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.
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.
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.
CCSU 351W - Interdisciplinary Research And Writing
This course couples academic writing and effective communication with the interdisciplinary analysis of a variety of cultural and artistic artifacts. The main goal is to produce good academic writing through analysis, interpretation, and evaluation in the humanities. This course fulfills NAU's junior-level writing requirement. Letter grade only.
CCSU 351W - Interdisciplinary Research And Writing
This course couples academic writing and effective communication with the interdisciplinary analysis of a variety of cultural and artistic artifacts. The main goal is to produce good academic writing through analysis, interpretation, and evaluation in the humanities. This course fulfills NAU's junior-level writing requirement. Letter grade only.
CLA 130 - Myth And Meaning: Gods, Monsters, Heroes, And Humans
This course surveys key Greco-Roman myths from a variety of sources in their historical and cultural context, as well as interpretations and critiques of these myths in ancient philosophy. This course serves multiple degree programs, providing a foundation of the cultural, philosophical, artistic, and religious heritage of the classical world. Cross-listed with PHI 130 and REL 130. Letter grade only.
CMF 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.
CMF 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.
CMF 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.
COM 250 - Communication Perspectives On Environmental 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 and human-nature relationships. Letter grade only.
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.
ENG 118 - Special Topics: Diversity In Rhetoric, Writing, And Digital Media
ENG 118 focuses on rhetorical analysis of written, digital, and visual texts on U.S. ethnic diversity issues, laying the foundation for continued study of how race and ethnicity intersect with aspects of class, gender, power, politics, history, religion, environment, and culture, and how race and ethnicity influence the experiences of racial and ethnic minorities in a growing globalized community. Students engage in critical thinking about and analysis of the diverse human experiences of U.S. ethnic and racial populations, conduct research, and compose in written, visual, and digital modalities. This course will increase students' awareness of the perspectives and experiences of one or more U.S. ethnic minority groups (such as African American, Alaskan Native, American Indian, Asian American, Pacific Islander, Latino/a peoples). Letter grade only. May be repeated for a maximum of 9 units.
ENG 118 - Special Topics: Diversity In Rhetoric, Writing, And Digital Media
ENG 118 focuses on rhetorical analysis of written, digital, and visual texts on U.S. ethnic diversity issues, laying the foundation for continued study of how race and ethnicity intersect with aspects of class, gender, power, politics, history, religion, environment, and culture, and how race and ethnicity influence the experiences of racial and ethnic minorities in a growing globalized community. Students engage in critical thinking about and analysis of the diverse human experiences of U.S. ethnic and racial populations, conduct research, and compose in written, visual, and digital modalities. This course will increase students' awareness of the perspectives and experiences of one or more U.S. ethnic minority groups (such as African American, Alaskan Native, American Indian, Asian American, Pacific Islander, Latino/a peoples). Letter grade only. May be repeated for a maximum of 9 units.
ENG 130 - Exploring Literature
Explores what literature enables us to discover about others and ourselves. Letter grade only.
ENG 130H - Exploring Literature - Honors
Explores what literature enables us to discover about others and ourselves. Letter grade only.
ENG 174 - Introduction To Creative Writing
This course introduces students to fiction, nonfiction, and poetry writing. Students will learn the basic craft tools of creative writing, creative writing terminology, and workshopping skills. Letter grade only.
ENG 179 - The Craft Of Creative Writing
This course introduces students to the major contemporary genres of creative writing--poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction--and provides foundational knowledge of the discipline through a survey of essential craft terms, strategies for close readings of contemporary work, and approaches for critical analysis of works-in-progress. Students will apply their knowledge and practice techniques in weekly faculty-led breakout sessions. Regardless of their major, students will leave this course having rekindled their love of reading while exploring the joys of creating their own literary works. Letter grade only.
ENG 179 - The Craft Of Creative Writing
This course introduces students to the major contemporary genres of creative writing--poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction--and provides foundational knowledge of the discipline through a survey of essential craft terms, strategies for close readings of contemporary work, and approaches for critical analysis of works-in-progress. Students will apply their knowledge and practice techniques in weekly faculty-led breakout sessions. Regardless of their major, students will leave this course having rekindled their love of reading while exploring the joys of creating their own literary works. Letter grade only.
ENG 210 - Principles In Rhetoric And Writing
This course offers an overview of rhetorical theory and effective written communication to meet the demands of any rhetorical situation in current text and digital communication practices. Letter grade only.
ENG 211 - Principles In Argumentation And Digital Media Writing
This course focuses on argumentation and digital media writing to examine how the writing practices we employ influence notions of what it means to participate in community, society, and public discourse. Letter grade only.
ENG 211H - Principles In Argumentation And Digital Media Writing - Honors
This course focuses on argumentation and digital media writing to examine how the writing practices we employ influence notions of what it means to participate in community, society, and public discourse. Letter grade only.
ENG 218 - Introduction To Public And Disciplinary Writing
This course focuses on written communication strategies and genres of writing relevant to particular disciplines and public settings. Students learn to evaluate rhetorical principles to compose clear written documents, preparing them for upper-division disciplinary writing and writing for a public audience. Letter grade only.
ENG 230 - Introduction To Literature
Interpretive concepts in literature; practice in critical reading and written response. Letter grade only.
ENG 230H - Introduction To Literature - Honors
Interpretive concepts in literature; practice in critical reading and written response. Letter grade only.
ENG 231 - British Literature To 1750
Major authors and movements in the literature of England from its beginnings to 1750. Letter grade only.
ENG 231H - British Literature To 1750 - Honors
Major authors and movements in the literature of England from its beginnings to 1750. Letter grade only.
ENG 232 - British Literature After 1750
Major authors and movements in the literature of England from 1750 to the present. Letter grade only.
ENG 232H - British Literature After 1750 - Honors
Major authors and movements in the literature of England from 1750 to the present. Letter grade only.
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.
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.
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. Letter grade only.
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. Letter grade only.
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. Letter grade only.
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.
ENG 247H - Intro To African American Literature - Honors
An examination of African American Literature with emphasis on works that reflect major historical and literary eras and cultural trends. Letter grade only.
ENG 247H - Intro To African American Literature - Honors
An examination of African American Literature with emphasis on works that reflect major historical and literary eras and cultural trends. Letter grade only.
ENG 253 - World Literature
Selected texts in world literature with an emphasis on problems of comparative literary and cultural study. Letter grade only.
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.
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.
ENG 305W - Writing In Disciplinary Communities
Assists with writing expectations and performances required in specific majors; all assignments, strategies, and theories attend to the specific genres and conventions of academic disciplines and departments. This course fulfills NAU's junior-level writing requirement. Letter grade only.
ENG 335 - Shakespeare
Reading and discussion of selected works of Shakespeare. Letter grade only.
ENG 335H - Shakespeare - Honors
Reading and discussion of selected works of Shakespeare. Letter grade only.
ENG 335H - Shakespeare - Honors
Reading and discussion of selected works of Shakespeare. Letter grade only.
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.
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.
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.
ENG 345H - Topics In U.s. Multi-ethnic Literature - Honors
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.
ENG 358 - Ancient Literature
Representative forms of ancient literature with special attention to epic and tragedy. Letter grade only.
ENG 358H - Ancient Literature - Honors
Representative forms of ancient literature with special attention to epic and tragedy. Letter grade only.
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.
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.
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.
ENG 362 - Drama
Representative periods, authors, or texts of Western theatre, with special emphasis on the literary nature of drama. Letter grade only.
ENG 362 - Drama
Representative periods, authors, or texts of Western theatre, with special emphasis on the literary nature of drama. Letter grade only.
ENG 365 - Contemporary Literature
Selected post-World War II literature. Letter grade only.
ENG 365H - Contemporary Literature - Honors
Selected post-World War II literature. Letter grade only.
ENG 368 - Studies In Speculative Literature
This course provides a study of selected works of speculative literature with close attention to historical, cultural, and political contexts. Where appropriate, attention is given to critical theory informing the production and reception of such speculative literature as science fiction, fantasy, utopia, dystopia, alternate history, fabulist fiction, magical realism, and/or horror. Letter grade or Pass/Fail. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit.
ENGL 306W - Writing Across The Disciplines
This course helps reinforce university-level writing expectations. In this course, students will engage with the writing process through rhetorical strategies that are specific to the university disciplines. The focus is developing writing that will meet the performance expectations of upper-level university courses. This course fulfills NAU's junior-level writing requirement. Letter grade only.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
ES 200H - Race, Identity And Film - Honors
This course explores cinematic representations of people of color and race relations in the United States from an interdisciplinary perspective. Letter grade only.
ES 200H - Race, Identity And Film - Honors
This course explores cinematic representations of people of color and race relations in the United States from an interdisciplinary perspective. Letter grade only.
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.
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.
ES 202H - Black Cinema - Honors
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
ES 250 - Africana Women
Focuses on Africana women in the U.S. and their experiences as writers, musicians, artists, and/or activists, using critical insights from literature, cultural studies, humanities, political science, psychology, history, and sociology. Letter grade only.
ES 250 - Africana Women
Focuses on Africana women in the U.S. and their experiences as writers, musicians, artists, and/or activists, using critical insights from literature, cultural studies, humanities, political science, psychology, history, and sociology. Letter grade only.
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.
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.
ES 260 - Race And Sports
Have you ever listened to sports radio? Or watched sports on TV? Or read what someone wrote about sports in the media? If so, then you are in the right course! In this dynamic class, we start with the principle that sports perform an important social function, and consequently so do the images and commentaries generated within and around it. We start by examining why sports hold such an important place in our culture and explore its mass-market global appeal. With historical context as a backdrop, we then explore how race intersects with and affects mainstream portrayals of sports in America. Letter grade only.
ES 270 - The Genius Of Hip Hop
This course examines why Hip Hop holds such an important place in our culture. We seek to understand how something so controversial and marginal could become so mainstream and central. This course infuses historical and cultural context as a backdrop for exploring particular genres, artists, styles, sounds, images, and rhetorical techniques within the Hip Hop movement. Letter grade only.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. Partially fulfills the liberal studies requirement for English Foundation. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 9 units of credit.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
HUM 175 - Environmental Humanities
Introduces and examines arts and ideas that reflect the relationship between nature and culture. Letter grade only.
HUM 175 - Environmental Humanities
Introduces and examines arts and ideas that reflect the relationship between nature and culture. Letter grade only.
HUM 175H - Environmental Humanities - Honors
Introduces and examines arts and ideas that reflect the relationship between nature and culture. Letter grade only.
HUM 175H - Environmental Humanities - Honors
Introduces and examines arts and ideas that reflect the relationship between nature and culture. Letter grade only.
HUM 195 - Applied Humanities
This course is an introduction to the Public Humanities, an area of study and action that examines how people apply humanistic learning to public life and how they use public/virtual spaces to process and document the human experience. In order to observe the Public Humanities in action, students will be engaged in various real-time and virtual field trips. CCS 195 is a learner-centered and teaches civility, thereby upholding university values stated in NAU's mission statement. Letter grade only.
HUM 291 - Race, Ethnicity & Cultural Expression
Comparative analysis of traditional and changing arts and outlooks of selected ethnic groups in America today. Letter grade only.
HUM 291H - Race, Ethnicity & Cultural Expression - Honors
Comparative analysis of traditional and changing arts and outlooks of selected ethnic groups in America today. Letter grade only.
HUM 291H - Race, Ethnicity & Cultural Expression - Honors
Comparative analysis of traditional and changing arts and outlooks of selected ethnic groups in America today. Letter grade only.
HUM 344 - American Counterculture
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.
HUM 351 - Topics In Medieval Art And Culture
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.
HUM 351 - Topics In Medieval Art And Culture
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.
HUM 351H - Topics In Medieval Art And Culture - Honors
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.
HUM 352 - Topics In 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.
HUM 352 - Topics In 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.
HUM 353 - Topics 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.
HUM 353H - Topics 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.
HUM 362 - Traditional Performance Arts Of East Asia
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.
HUM 371 - Culture And Technology
Examines the meaning and role of humanistic values (e.g., tolerance and freedom) in relation to our technological society. Letter grade only.
HUM 371H - Culture And Technology - Honors
Examines the meaning and role of humanistic values (e.g., tolerance and freedom) in relation to our technological society. Letter grade only.
HUM 382 - Studies In Global Cultures
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 or Pass/Fail. May be repeated for up to 6 hours of credit in another focus.
HUM 382H - Studies In Global Cultures - 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 or Pass/Fail. May be repeated for up to 6 hours of credit in another focus.
HUMA 121 - The Act Of Meaning-making
In this course, you will read important works of literature dealing with the making of meaning, the confrontation of meaninglessness, and manners in which great thinkers have tried to rescue the meaning of their lives in the face of meaninglessness. You will explore aesthetic and literary texts in order to gain insights on the act of meaning-making. Letter grade only.
HUMA 372 - Ethics, Values And Technology
This course explores the relationship and impact technology has on humans' religious, aesthetic, and humanistic value systems. With the ongoing innovation and rapid evolution of technology, societies often must evaluate their stance on the ethical use and value of technology in response to emerging tools. This course will encourage students to reflect on a timeline of technology, in order to analyze and evaluate its effect on humanistic values. Letter grade only.
ITG 121 - Innovation And Design Thinking
This course is designed to help you become more curious, creative, and innovative and to gain basic competency in developing ideas and turning them into reality. The methods and approaches to creativity and problem solving in this course provide a foundation for the multi-disciplinary work introduced in ITG 201 (Ideation) and the Innovation and Problem Solving certificate. Letter grade only.
LAN 350 - World Cinema
Explores cross-cultural identity and global engagement through film and texts from a wide range of countries. Focuses on the experience and perspective of non-Western peoples. Letter grade only.
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.
MGT 340H - Business Ethics - Honors
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.
MST 210 - 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.
MST 250 - Museum Studies
This course introduces students to museums as cultural institutions and covers current controversies in the museum world. Letter grade only.
MUS 290 - Experiencing Music In The Digital Age
Introduction to the analysis of music and music listening experiences of today. Students explore a wide range of musical genres by examining them from cultural, aesthetic, and historical perspectives. Letter grade only.
MUS 292 - Introduction To Opera: The First 400 Years
A study of the birth, history, and reception of the operatic genre, from its origins in Florence, Italy, to its international popularity today. This course looks at opera from both an artistic perspective and cultural perspective. Letter grade only.
MUS 293 - Introduction To Western Classical Music
Examines classical music in the western world from aesthetic, cultural, historical, and analytical perspectives. Letter grade only.
MUS 294 - Birth And Development Of Rock Music: 1940s To 1970s
Students explore the birth and development of rock music in the United States from the 1940s to 1970s, with an emphasis on Rock music as a cultural, aesthetic, and historical phenomenon. Letter grade only.
MUS 295 - Cultural Study Of Popular Music: 1970s To Present
Introduction to the cultural study of popular music, focusing on theories of mass media and consumption as well as the development of popular music in the United States from 1970 to today. Students explore such genres as Rock, Country, Dance/Electronic, Hip Hop, and Reggae. Letter grade only.
MUS 296 - The Broadway Musical
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.
MUS 296H - 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.
MUS 296H - 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
PHI 105H - Introduction To Ethics - Honors
Introduces philosophical analysis of the ethical life. Reading and critical discussion of both classical and contemporary texts. Letter grade only.
PHI 130 - Myth And Meaning: Gods, Monsters, Heroes, And Humans
This course surveys key Greco-Roman myths from a variety of sources in their historical and cultural context, as well as interpretations and critiques of these myths in ancient philosophy. This course serves multiple degree programs, providing a foundation of the cultural, philosophical, artistic, and religious heritage of the classical world. Cross-listed with CLA 130 and REL 130. Letter grade only.
PHI 130 - Myth And Meaning: Gods, Monsters, Heroes, And Humans
This course surveys key Greco-Roman myths from a variety of sources in their historical and cultural context, as well as interpretations and critiques of these myths in ancient philosophy. This course serves multiple degree programs, providing a foundation of the cultural, philosophical, artistic, and religious heritage of the classical world. Cross-listed with CLA 130 and REL 130. Letter grade only.
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.
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.
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.
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.
PHI 203H - Scientific Reasoning - Honors
Investigates the logical relations between theories and facts with focus on examples of scientific reasoning. Letter grade only.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
PHI 321H - Epistemology - Honors
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.
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.
PHI 322H - Philosophy Of Mind - Honors
Investigates the reasons for and implication of distinguishing minds from bodies. Letter grade or pass-fail.
PHI 331 - Environmental Ethics
Critical examination of the moral reasons for protecting and preserving the environment. Letter grade only.
PHI 331H - Environmental Ethics - Honors
Critical examination of the moral reasons for protecting and preserving the environment. Letter grade only.
PHI 331H - Environmental Ethics - Honors
Critical examination of the moral reasons for protecting and preserving the environment. Letter grade only.
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.
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.
PHI 334 - Ethics And Technology
This course surveys and critically evaluates theories of personal moral responsibility and social justice, especially in light of modern problems and expectations with respect to technology. Letter grade only.
PHI 351 - Philosophy In Literature
Philosophical issues as expressed in the novel, drama, and poetry. Letter grade only.
PHI 351H - Philosophy In Literature - Honors
Philosophical issues as expressed in the novel, drama, and poetry. Letter grade only.
PHI 352 - Philosophy Of Religion
Problems concerning religious language, the nature and existence of God, and the religious life. Letter grade only.
PHI 352H - Philosophy Of Religion - Honors
Problems concerning religious language, the nature and existence of God, and the religious life. Letter grade only.
PHI 359 - Philosophy Of Science
Analyzes the conceptual conditions required for doing science. Letter grade only.
PHI 359H - Philosophy Of Science - Honors
Analyzes the conceptual conditions required for doing science. Letter grade only.
PRM 205 - Happiness
This course will investigate the contemporary concepts of "happiness," from a multi-disciplinary approach. The course will focus on applying happiness and mindfulness concepts to individual outcomes. Letter grade only.
REL 130 - Myth And Meaning: Gods, Monsters, Heroes, And Humans
This course surveys key Greco-Roman myths from a variety of sources in their historical and cultural context, as well as interpretations and critiques of these myths in ancient philosophy. This course serves multiple degree programs, providing a foundation of the cultural, philosophical, artistic, and religious heritage of the classical world. Cross-listed with CLA 130 and PHI 130. Letter grade only.
REL 130H - Myth & Meaning: Gods, Monsters, Heroes, And Humans - Honors
This course surveys key Greco-Roman myths from a variety of sources in their historical and cultural context, as well as interpretations and critiques of these myths in ancient philosophy. This course serves multiple degree programs, providing a foundation of the cultural, philosophical, artistic, and religious heritage of the classical world. Letter grade only.
REL 150 - Religions Of The World
Introduces the major religions of the world. Letter grade only.
REL 150H - Religions Of The World - Honors
Introduces the major religions of the world. Letter grade only.
REL 150H - Religions Of The World - Honors
Introduces the major religions of the world. Letter grade only.
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.
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.
REL 302 - Mysticism In Abrahamic Religions
Comparative study of the mysticism and spiritual practices of the religions of the Abrahamic traditions: particularly Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Letter grade only.
REL 302H - Mysticism In Abrahamic Religions - Honors
Comparative study of the mysticism and spiritual practices of the religions of the Abrahamic traditions: particularly Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Letter grade only.
REL 303 - Mysticism In Asian Religions
A comparative study of the mystical traditions and spiritual practices of yoga, meditation, ecstatic devotion, and tantra in Asian religions, particularly Hinduism, Buddhism, and Daoism. Letter grade only.
REL 303 - Mysticism In Asian Religions
A comparative study of the mystical traditions and spiritual practices of yoga, meditation, ecstatic devotion, and tantra in Asian religions, particularly Hinduism, Buddhism, and Daoism. Letter grade only.
REL 303H - Mysticism In Asian Religions - Honors
A comparative study of the mystical traditions and spiritual practices of yoga, meditation, ecstatic devotion, and tantra in Asian religions, particularly Hinduism, Buddhism, and Daoism. Letter grade only.
REL 312 - 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., Jewish Tanakh, Christian Old Testament) in the historical context of their origin. Letter grade only.
REL 312H - 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., Jewish Tanakh, Christian Old Testament) in the historical context of their origin. Letter grade only.
REL 313 - 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.
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.
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.
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.
REL 340 - Hindu Scriptures
This course provides an in-depth examination of Hindu scripture, from the early Vedic Period (~ 1500 BCE) through the great epics, (the Mahabharata and the Ramayana, the Puranas, the Tantras) and the non-sectarian devotional literature by surveying its features according to the categories of comparative religion, and attending to its historical development and internal diversity. Letter grade only.
REL 352 - Buddhist Art
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.
REL 362 - Buddhist Scriptures
Examines the major themes and ideas of Buddhist scriptures in the historical context of their origin. Letter grade only.
REL 365 - Religion And Film
This course is an examination of religious themes, both explicit and implicit, in film. We will examine films that are about, or include religious subject matter, those that have a less than obvious religious subtext or message, and those that are intended, or are taken to be, religious performance in and of themselves. Letter grade only.
REL 365H - Religion And Film - Honors
This course is an examination of religious themes, both explicit and implicit, in film. We will examine films that are about, or include religious subject matter, those that have a less than obvious religious subtext or message, and those that are intended, or are taken to be, religious performance in and of themselves. Letter grade only.
REL 396 - East Asian Indigenous Religiions
This course is designed as an in-depth study of East Asian indigenous religions. It covers the development and history of Daoism, Confucianism, Shint, Onmyd, and various forms of popular religion in a cross-cultural setting from ancient times to the present day. Letter grade only.
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.
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.
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.
SA 212H - Topics In Study Abroad - Ahi-gd - Honors
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.
SA 212H - Topics In Study Abroad - Ahi-gd - Honors
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.
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.
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.
SA 312H - Topics In Study Abroad - Ahi-gd - Honors
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.
SA 317 - Topics In Study Abroad - Arts & Humanistic Inquiry + Us Ethnic
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. 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 U.S. ethnic minorities. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 12 units of credit.
SOC 356 - The Sociology Of Popular Culture
This class explores the social implications of popular culture. Students examine how popular culture is produced, consumed, interpreted and experienced. Students are introduced to classical and contemporary sociological perspectives on culture, with an emphasis on current cultural forms. We will examine various media, such as television, film, music, and the Internet and how popular culture is linked with identities, desires, and social practices. Letter grade only.
SOC 356H - The Sociology Of Popular Culture - Honors
This class explores the social implications of popular culture. Students examine how popular culture is produced, consumed, interpreted and experienced. Students are introduced to classical and contemporary sociological perspectives on culture, with an emphasis on current cultural forms. We will examine various media, such as television, film, music, and the Internet and how popular culture is linked with identities, desires, and social practices. Letter grade only.
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.
TH 101 - Introduction To The Theatre
Principles and elements of theatre and drama. Letter grade only.
TH 101 - Introduction To The Theatre
Principles and elements of theatre and drama. Letter grade only.
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.
TH 218 - Introduction To Theatrical Design
Theatrical Design will provide students with a broad based understanding of design as a theatrical art; the designers, their process, and their responsibilities; the importance of collaboration and communication in theatre; and the skill of articulately presenting their work during oral presentation. Letter grade only.
TSM 360 - Perspectives On Science
This course examines the ways in which we have come to understand how science works. Students will examine work in the philosophy, history, and sociology of science as well as the science studies literature to develop understandings of the nature of science. Additionally, the course will examine pedagogies to enact nature of science understandings and scientific and engineering practices in the secondary science classroom. A specific focus will be on the effective use of writing to express our ideas about the ways in which science works. This course is intended to improve your writing skills. Letter grade only.
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.
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.
WGS 345 - Writing As Resistance
Students will learn to tell their stories creatively and in resistance to oppressive histories and current representations. We will spend time reading memoirs and doing writing workshops in class. Students will leave with powerful narratives about their lives in ways that have radical potential for both disruption and building individual and collective resilience. No previous creative writing experience needed. Letter grade only.
WGS 345H - Writing As Resistance - Honors
Students will learn to tell their stories creatively and in resistance to oppressive histories and current representations. We will spend time reading memoirs and doing writing workshops in class. Students will leave with powerful narratives about their lives in ways that have radical potential for both disruption and building individual and collective resilience. No previous creative writing experience needed. Letter grade only.
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.
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.