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AIS 304 Indigenous-state Relations: Comparative Global Contexts
As a critical approach to the study of Federal Indian Law, this course will examine the basic principles of Indian Law in the United States in a comparative context, utilizing both other British-influenced legal systems (Canada, New Zealand, Australia) as well as those of other former colonial powers, such as Spain and France. The course would include an introduction to Federal Indian Law as usually conceived. Letter grade only.
3 AIS 300 - Level Social and Political Worlds and Global Critical Thinking
AIS 390 Indigenous Knowledge
This course will explore the variety, depth, and practical applications of Indigenous knowledge by integrating perspectives from diverse sources, including NAU Traditional Knowledge Scholars as well as cultural experts from Indigenous communities throughout Arizona. Letter grade only.
3 AIS 300 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Oral Communication
ANT 102 Exploring Cultures
Introduces diverse cultures, focusing on technology, social organization, and ideology of hunter-gatherer, horticultural, agricultural, pastoral, industrial, and post-industrial societies around the world, with primary emphasis on non-western societies. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ANT 100 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Critical Thinking
ANT 102H Exploring Cultures - Honors
Introduces diverse cultures, focusing on technology, social organization, and ideology of hunter-gatherer, horticultural, agricultural, pastoral, industrial, and post-industrial societies around the world, with primary emphasis on non-western societies. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ANT 100 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Critical Thinking
ANT 103 Culture In Communication
Offers a comparative global perspective on communicative forms, especially languages, as systems of social signs. Primary emphasis on case studies are from non-western societies. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ANT 100 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Critical Thinking
ANT 104 Lost Tribes And Buried Cities
An archaeological window on the rise and fall of the most spectacular cultures of the ancient past. Explores the ancient foundations of culture diversity among a variety of prehistoric civilizations including the Aztec, Maya, Shang China, Stonehenge, Iraq, and Iran. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 ANT 100 - Level Social and Political Worlds and Global Critical Thinking
ANT 215 Connecting Across Cultures
This course uses ethnographic methods, readings, and film, along with interpersonal encounters among students in class, to examine cross-cultural variation and similarity. In this mixed nationality class, western and non-western student partners are paired and use their partnerships to explore a range of cultural topics. Course fee required. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 200 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Critical Thinking
ANT 253 Aztec, Maya And Their Predecessors
Archaeological exploration of the development of complex societies in Mesoamerica, with emphasis on subsistence and technological factors that shaped socio-political development and collapse. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 200 - Level Social and Political Worlds and Global Critical Thinking
ANT 301 Peoples Of The World
Globalization and its impact on peoples of the world. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 300 - Level Social and Political Worlds and Global Critical Thinking
ANT 301H Peoples Of The World - Honors
Globalization and its impact on peoples of the world. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 300 - Level Social and Political Worlds and Global Scientific Inquiry
ANT 303 Peoples Of Latin America
Indian and folk societies of Latin America. Topic-oriented course focuses on technology, social organization, and ideology of contemporary peoples using selected case studies. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 300 - Level Social and Political Worlds and Global Critical Thinking
ANT 305 Folklore Of The World: Anthropological Perspectives
A cross-cultural, global survey of contemporary folklore of the world. Case Studies emphasize non-western societies, including Southeast Asia, Australian Aborigines, Maya, and Celtic subcultures of Europe. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 300 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Effective Writing
ANT 340 Music In Culture
This is a course in ethnomusicology--the anthropology of music, focusing on what music means to different peoples worldwide. Students will compare musical forms, approaches, and uses cross-culturally. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 300 - Level Global Diversity
ANT 350 Ancient Civilizations: The Roots Of Cultural Diversity
Comparative study of the origins and growth of civilizations in ancient Egypt, Iraq, India, Pakistan, China, Mexico, and Peru. Case studies are drawn from the Sumerians, Egyptians, Harappans, Shang, Inca, Maya, and Aztec. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 300 - Level Social and Political Worlds and Global Critical Thinking
ANT 350H Ancient Civilizations: The Roots Of Cultural Diversity - Honors
Comparative study of the origins and growth of civilizations in ancient Egypt, Iraq, India, Pakistan, China, Mexico, and Peru. Case studies are drawn from the Sumerians, Egyptians, Harappans, Shang, Inca, Maya, and Aztec. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 300 - Level Social and Political Worlds and Global Critical Thinking
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 404 Women In Contemporary Cultures
Cross-cultural, global approach to the study of the roles of women in various cultures. Case studies emphasize non-western societies including Polynesia, Africa, and Latin America. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 400 - Level Global Diversity
ANT 409 Symbol, Myth And Ritual: Anthropological Approaches
Anthropological theories of religion, cross-cultural comparisons of belief systems, myths, rituals, magic, witchcraft, ritual healing in both western and non-western cultures. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 400 - Level Global Diversity
ANT 409H Symbol, Myth And Ritual: Anthropological Approaches - Honors
Anthropological theories of religion, cross-cultural comparisons of belief systems, myths, rituals, magic, witchcraft, ritual healing in both western and non-western cultures. Letter grade only.
3 ANT 400 - Level Global Diversity
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.
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.
3 ARH 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Global 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.
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.
3 ARH 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Global 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.
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
ASN 108 Gateways To Asia
Introduces the interdisciplinary field of Asian studies, drawing upon the perspectives of the humanities and social sciences. Letter grade only.
3 ASN 100 - Level Global Diversity Critical Thinking
CCJ 415 Crime, Justice And Native Americans
Overview of crime, justice processes, and alternative approaches to justice as they relate to Native Americans. Letter grade only.
3 CCJ 400 - Level Global Diversity
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.
3 CINE 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Global Effective Writing
CINE 268 Social Protest And The Films Of The Global 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.
3 CINE 200 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Critical Thinking|Effective Writing
CINE 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 CINE 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Global Effective Writing
ENG 351 Post-colonial Literary Traditions
Readings in the literature and culture of the Third World. Letter grade only.
3 ENG 300 - Level Global Diversity
ENG 351H Post-colonial Literary Traditions - Honors
Readings in the literature and culture of the Third World. Letter grade only.
3 ENG 300 - Level Global Diversity
ES 300 Global Race And Ethnic Relations
The purpose of this course is to understand global race and ethnic politics and relations. Letter grade only.
3 ES 300 - Level Social and Political Worlds and Global Critical Thinking
ES 392 Topics In Global Race And Ethnic Diversity
Course examines race/ethnicity and their intersections with cultural arrangements such as gender and the impact of historical forces such as colonization and resistance on cultural arrangements in non-western communities. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit.
3 ES 300 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Critical Thinking
FOR 255 International Wildlife Issues
Current international issues in wildlife conservation and management. Topics include regulation of global wildlife, threats to biodiversity, and issues of sustainable management and protection. Case studies focus on perspectives of ethnic minorities. Letter grade only.
3 FOR 200 - Level Science and Applied Science and Global Oral Communication
FOR 415 International Forestry
Ecology, management, and policy issues related to forests around the world, including ecological, political, economic and cultural perspectives. Co-convenes with FOR 515. Letter grade only.
3 FOR 400 - Level Global Diversity
FOR 441 Sustainable Forestry In Tropical Ecosystems: International Field Experience
International field course on forestry issues in developing countries from the perspective of forestry professionals in those countries. Course venue varies. Instructor's consent required. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit.
3 FOR 400 - Level Global Diversity
GSP 241 World Geography East
Physical and cultural elements of Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and the Pacific regions; areal distributions and factors influencing location, development, global processes, and international issues. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 GSP 200 - Level Social and Political Worlds and Global Critical Thinking
GSP 241H World Geography East - Honors
Physical and cultural elements of Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and the Pacific regions; areal distributions and factors influencing location, development, global processes, and international issues. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 GSP 200 - Level Social and Political Worlds and Global Critical Thinking
HIS 102 World History II
Evolution of the world from a constellation of relatively isolated regions in 1200 to global interdependence of the present day. Special emphasis on the interaction between Western and non-Western civilizations. Letter grade only.
3 HIS 100 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Critical Thinking
HIS 102H World History II - Honors
Evolution of the world from a constellation of relatively isolated regions in 1200 to global interdependence of the present day. Special emphasis on the interaction between Western and non-Western civilizations. Letter grade only.
3 HIS 100 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Critical Thinking
HIS 220 History Of Africa To 1800
Examines the cultural, political, and social developments in Africa up to 1800. Letter grade only.
3 HIS 200 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Critical Thinking
HIS 221 History Of Africa Since 1800
Examines the cultural, political, and social developments in Africa from 1800 to the present. Letter grade only.
3 HIS 200 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Critical Thinking
HIS 230 History Of Islamic World I
Examines the cultural, political, and social developments in the Islamic world up to 1500. Letter grade only.
3 HIS 200 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Critical Thinking
HIS 231 History Of Islamic World II
Examines the cultural, political, and social developments in the Islamic world from 1500 to the present. Letter grade only.
3 HIS 200 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Critical Thinking
HIS 231H History Of Islamic World II - Honors
Examines the cultural, political, and social developments in the Islamic world from 1500 to the present. Letter grade only.
3 HIS 200 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Critical Thinking
HIS 249 Pre-modern India
Examines cultural, political, social, and economic developments in the Indian subcontinent from around 2500 B.C.E. to 1750 C.E. Letter grade only.
3 HIS 200 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Critical Thinking
HIS 249H Pre-modern India - Honors
Examines cultural, political, social, and economic developments in the Indian subcontinent from around 2500 B.C.E. to 1750 C.E. Letter grade only.
3 HIS 200 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Critical Thinking
HIS 250 Pre-modern East Asia
Thematic examination of the cultural, political, social, and economic development in East Asia, focusing on China and Japan, from antiquity to the sixteenth century. Letter grade only.
3 HIS 200 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global
HIS 250H Pre-modern East Asia - Honors
Thematic examination of the cultural, political, social, and economic development in East Asia, focusing on China and Japan, from antiquity to the sixteenth century. Letter grade only.
3 HIS 200 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global
HIS 251 Making Of Modern Asia
Thematic study of the political, social, economic, cultural, and intellectual history of China, Japan, and India in the modern era. Letter grade only.
3 HIS 200 - Level Social and Political Worlds and Global Critical Thinking
HIS 251H Making Modern Asia - Honors
Thematic study of the political, social, economic, cultural, and intellectual history of China, Japan, and India in the modern era. Letter grade only.
3 HIS 200 - Level Social and Political Worlds and Global Critical Thinking
HIS 280 Colonial Latin America
Surveys Iberian exploration and colonization of the New World, emphasizing the mutual acculturation with Indian civilizations and the political, social, economic, religious, and cultural development in the colonial period. Letter grade only.
3 HIS 200 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Critical Thinking
HIS 281 Latin America From Independence To The Present
Struggles for independence and the problems of national development from 1810 to the present. Letter grade only.
3 HIS 200 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Critical Thinking
HIS 312 Gandhi's India
Examines the impact of British imperialism on the South Asian subcontinent between A.D. 1750 and 1950. Letter grade only.
3 HIS 300 - Level Social and Political Worlds and Global Critical Thinking
HIS 312H Gandhi's India - Honors
Examines the impact of British imperialism on the South Asian subcontinent between A.D. 1750 and 1950. Letter grade only.
3 HIS 300 - Level Social and Political Worlds and Global Critical Thinking
HIS 314 Contemporary India
Examines political, social, economic, and cultural developments in India from 1947 to the present. Letter grade only.
3 HIS 300 - Level Social and Political Worlds and Global Critical Thinking
HIS 325 Modern China
Examines the political, socioeconomic, and cultural-intellectual developments in China from the 1830s to the 1940s. Focuses on the dual processes of modernization and revolution. Letter grade only.
3 HIS 300 - Level Social and Political Worlds and Global Critical Thinking
HIS 325H Modern China - Honors
Examines the political, socioeconomic, and cultural-intellectual developments in China from the 1830s to the 1940s. Focuses on the dual processes of modernization and revolution. Letter grade only.
3 HIS 300 - Level Social and Political Worlds and Global Critical Thinking
HIS 331 Medieval Japan (The 13th To The 17th Century)
This course examines the political, social and cultural history of Japan from the Kamakura shogunate to the early-Tokugawa era. Letter grade only.
3 HIS 300 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Critical Thinking
HIS 332 Modern Japan
Examines the political, social, and cultural history of Japan from the mid-nineteenth century to the World War II. Letter grade only.
3 HIS 300 - Level Social and Political Worlds and Global Critical Thinking
HIS 332H Modern Japan - Honors
Examines the political, social, and cultural history of Japan from the mid-nineteenth century to the World War II. Letter grade only.
3 HIS 300 - Level Social and Political Worlds and Global Critical Thinking
HIS 355 History Of Feminisms And Feminist Historiography
Examines differing histories of international feminist movements and the writing of histories of the same. Looks at how scholars have sought to build alliances across various cultural and political borders. Letter grade only.
3 HIS 300 - Level Social and Political Worlds and Global Critical Thinking
HIS 379 Women In Asia
Examines the role of women in India, China, and Japan from the beginnings of civilization to the present time. Letter grade only.
3 HIS 300 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Effective Writing
HIS 379H Women In Asia - Honors
Examines the role of women in India, China, and Japan from the beginnings of civilization to the present time. Letter grade only.
3 HIS 300 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Effective Writing
HIS 382 Mexico Yesterday And Today
Surveys the history of Mexico's diverse peoples from pre-Columbian era through the conquest, colonial period, independence, and national period to the present. Letter grade only.
3 HIS 300 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Critical Thinking
HIS 421 History Of Chinese Political Thought
Historical survey of Chinese political ideologies, philosophies of individual-state relations and statecraft from classical times to the present. Letter grade only.
3 HIS 400 - Level Global Diversity
HIS 421H History Of Chinese Political Thought - Honors
Historical survey of Chinese political ideologies, philosophies of individual-state relations and statecraft from classical times to the present. Letter grade only.
3 HIS 400 - Level Global Diversity
HIS 481 Popular Culture In Modern Latin America
This course delves into the culture and history of everyday life in urban and rural Latin America during the modern period. Issues covered include national identity, popular memory, social mobilization, and counter-culture through cultural manifestations that include film, food, music, and literature. Letter grade only.
3 HIS 400 - Level Global Diversity
HISY 205 World History
Exploration of major societies of the world from 1750 to the present. Examination of societies in Asia, Europe, Africa, the Americas and Oceania. Includes forces of change in the world, such as industrialization, nationalism, decolonization, urbanization, technology and political revolutions. Letter grade only.
3 HISY 200 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global 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.
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.
3 HUM 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Global Critical Thinking
HUM 261 Asian Ideas And Values
Examines Asian literature, religion, and the arts for their humanistic ideas and values. Letter grade only.
3 HUM 200 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Critical Thinking
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
JUS 335 Comparative Justice Systems
Examines the structure and functions of criminal justice organizations throughout the world, including a review of the major families of law and a comparison of the American criminal justice and legal systems with other countries, with a specific focus on comparative policing. Letter grade only.
3 JUS 300 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Critical Thinking
LAS 101 Introduction To Latin American Studies
This course introduces students to the historical issues and theoretical concepts critical to the study of Latin America; it also examines Latin American arts and literature for their humanistic ideas and values. Letter grade only.
3 LAS 100 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Critical Thinking
LAS 365 Pre-columbian Latin America
This topics course examines selected themes in the arts and culture of Pre Columbian Latin America. Letter grade only. May be repeated with different topics for up to 6 units of credit.
3 LAS 300 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Effective Writing
LAS 381 Mexican Arts And Culture
This course examines the traditional and contemporary arts and literature of Mexico for their humanistic ideas and values. Letter grade only.
3 LAS 300 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Effective Writing
MUS 260 Introduction To World Music
Surveys the music of the Pacific, Middle Eastern, Asian, Australian, African, Latin American, and Caribbean communities. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
3 MUS 200 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Oral Communication
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.
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.
3 PHI 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Global Critical Thinking
POS 361 Politics Of Developing Nations
Investigates the political dynamics of nations undergoing rapid social change and economic development. Focuses on problems endemic to the nations of Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America. Letter grade only.
3 POS 300 - Level Social and Political Worlds and Global Critical Thinking
POS 361H Politics Of Developing Nations - Honors
Investigates the political dynamics of nations undergoing rapid social change and economic development. Focuses on problems endemic to the nations of Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America. Letter grade only.
3 POS 300 - Level Social and Political Worlds and Global Critical Thinking
POS 366 Studies In Latin American Politics
Historical and comparative perspectives on the political economies in Latin America. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit with different content.
3 POS 300 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Critical Thinking
POS 370 Studies In Asian Politics
Cultural and historical backgrounds; traditional patterns in conflict with modernization; present forms of government. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit with different content.
3 POS 300 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Critical Thinking
POS 372 Studies In Middle Eastern Politics
Historical, cultural, and political patterns in Middle Eastern countries with special attention to the internal political dynamics of selected nations, regional tensions, and foreign policies of the region. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit with different content.
3 POS 300 - Level Global Diversity
POS 372H Studies In Middle Eastern Politics - Honors
Historical, cultural, and political patterns in Middle Eastern countries with special attention to the internal political dynamics of selected nations, regional tensions, and foreign policies of the region. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit with different content.
3 POS 300 - Level Global Diversity
POS 374 Studies In African Politics
Political, economic, and cultural analysis of selected African countries addressing internal national dynamics, regional relations, and foreign policies. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit with different content.
3 POS 300 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Critical Thinking
POS 374H Studies In African Politics - Honors
Political, economic, and cultural analysis of selected African countries addressing internal national dynamics, regional relations, and foreign policies. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit with different content.
3 POS 300 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Critical Thinking
PRM 300 Ecotourism
Course will introduce students to the history, concepts, principles, marketing, planning and management of ecotourism activities and development which promote cultural and environmental awareness and local economic benefits with an emphasis on non-western cultures. Letter graded only.
3 PRM 300 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Critical Thinking
REL 150 Religions Of The World
Introduces the major religions of the world. Letter grade only.
3 REL 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Global Critical Thinking
REL 150H Religions Of The World - Honors
Introduces the major religions of the world. Letter grade only.
3 REL 100 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Global Critical Thinking
REL 201 Indigenous Religions
Introduces the cosmologies, rituals, and worldviews of global indigenous traditions, ancient and contemporary. Letter grade only.
3 REL 200 - Level Social and Political Worlds and Global Effective Writing
REL 201H Indigenous Religions - Honors
Introduces the cosmologies, rituals, and worldviews of global indigenous traditions, ancient and contemporary. Letter grade only.
3 REL 200 - Level Social and Political Worlds and Global Effective Writing
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.
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.
3 REL 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Global Effective Writing
REL 231 Introduction To Islam
History, theology, and practice of Islam, with particular attention to its classic text, the Quran. Letter grade only.
3 REL 200 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Critical Thinking
REL 231H Introduction To Islam - Honors
History, theology, and practice of Islam, with particular attention to its classic text, the Quran. Letter grade only.
3 REL 200 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Critical Thinking
REL 261 Buddhism
This course is an introduction to the Ideas, practices, and social institutions of the one pan-Asian religious tradition, Buddhism. In addition, the student will learn concepts used in the analysis of religion and some disciplinary approaches to the study of religion. Letter grade only.
3 REL 200 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Critical Thinking
REL 261H Buddhism - Honors
This course is an introduction to the Ideas, practices, and social institutions of the one pan-Asian religious tradition, Buddhism. In addition, the student will learn concepts used in the analysis of religion and some disciplinary approaches to the study of religion. Letter grade only.
3 REL 200 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Critical Thinking
REL 306 Religion And Gender
Examines how gender functions within religious traditions, communities, and identities in gender discourses, views of gender normativity and deviance, gender exclusivity or inclusivity relative to religious authority and roles, and the use of images of masculinity, femininity, androgyny, and gender transcendence in modeling human perfection. Pass-fail or letter grade. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit with different topics.
3 REL 300 - Level Social and Political Worlds and Global Critical Thinking
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.
3 REL 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Global Effective Writing
REL 341 Hinduism
Ideas, practices, and social institutions of India's major religious tradition. Letter grade only.
3 REL 300 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Effective Writing
REL 341H Hinduism - Honors
Ideas, practices, and social institutions of India's major religious tradition. Letter grade only.
3 REL 300 - Level Cultural Understanding 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.
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.
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.
3 REL 300 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Global Effective Writing
REL 361 Religion And Violent Conflicts: From Torture To Genocide
Violence is the assault on body and mind and inscribed into discourses of power. It is enforced and resisted by religions. We examine how violence affects the physical, gendered, racialized, religious, and collective body. We consider strategies and philosophies to counter violence. We critically examine intellectual, moral, and spiritual worldviews while analyzing specific arguments for their truth claims. Letter grade only.
3 REL 300 - Level Social and Political Worlds and Global Critical Thinking
SA 211 Topics In Study Abroad - Cu-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 Cultural Understanding and Global 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 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.
1-6 SA 200 - Level Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Global Any Skill
SA 213 Topics In Study Abroad - Ls-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 Lab Science and Global Any Skill
SA 214 Topics In Study Abroad - S/As-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 Science and Applied Science and Global Any Skill
SA 215 Topics In Study Abroad - Spw-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 Social and Political Worlds and Global Any Skill
SA 251 Topics In Study Abroad -Elective-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 Global Diversity
SA 311 Topics In Study Abroad - Cu-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 Cultural Understanding and Global 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
SA 313 Topics In Study Abroad - Ls-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 Lab Science and Global Any Skill
SA 314 Topics In Study Abroad -S/As-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 Science and Applied Science and Global Any Skill
SA 315 Topics In Study Abroad -Spw-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 Social and Political Worlds and Global Any Skill
SA 351 Topics In Study Abroad -Elective-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 Global Diversity
WGS 260 Introduction To Transnational Feminisms
Survey focusing on women, gender constructions, histories, and issues in post-colonial settings in Africa, Asia, and/or Latin America. Letter grade only.
3 WGS 200 - Level Social and Political Worlds and Global Critical Thinking|Effective Writing
WGS 355 History Of Feminisms And Feminist Historiography
Examines differing histories of international feminist movements and the writing of histories of the same. Looks at how scholars have sought to build alliances across various cultural and political borders. Letter grade only.
3 WGS 300 - Level Global Diversity
WGS 360 Topics In Global Feminisms
Variable content, focusing on the histories, theories, geographies, practices and global contexts of non-Western feminisms. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 9 units of credit.
3 WGS 300 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Critical Thinking|Effective Writing
WGS 360H Topics In Global Feminisms - Honors
Variable content, focusing on the histories, theories, geographies, practices and global contexts of non-Western feminisms. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 9 units of credit.
3 WGS 300 - Level Cultural Understanding and Global Critical Thinking