A-to-Z Index

Fall 2008 Humanities and Social Sciences Course Offerings

Fall 2008 Humanities and Social Sciences

Course Offerings

 

Track I:  Citizenship and Public Policy

ECON 326  Public Finance [GECON 20l; ECON  201]

GEOG 475  Political Geography

HIST 350  Virginia

POSC 302  State and Local Government

POSC 330  American Political Thought

POSC 351  Contemporary Problems in American Gov.

POSC 369  Political Parties and Elections [GPOSC 225]

REL 450   Religion and Society

SOCI 321  Politics in Society

SOCI 325  Criminology

SOCI 354  Social and Cultural Stratification

SOCI 360  Social Movements

WRIT 310 Studies in Literacy

WRIT 320 Writing in the Public Sphere

WRIT 340 Teaching Writing

 

Pre-approved Substitutions

HIST 339-001  Topics:  Religion and US Politics

POSC  240 - COMPARATIVE POLITICS

 

Track 2: Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Class

ANTH 340  Race, Nation and Culture

ANTH/SOCI 368  Contemporary American Culture

ENG 368  Women's Fiction

ENG 431  Studies in Caribbean Literature

HIST 326 The Automobile in the Twentieth Century

HIST 453  Patterns of World History

MUS 356  History of Jazz in America 

REL 315  Women and Religion

SCOM 347  Communication, Diversity and Popular Culture

SOCI 337  Sociology of Gender

SOCI 354 Social and Cultural Stratification

SOCI/ANTH 368  Contemporary American Culture

WMST 200  Introduction to Women's Studies

WRIT 310  Studies in Literacy

WRIT 320  Writing in the Public Sphere

WRIT 340  Teaching Writing

 

Pre-Approved Substitutions

HIST  448 - GENDER IN COLONIAL LATIN AMERICA

POSC  348 - THE POLITICS OF CULTURAL PLURALISM

REL  300-0001 - SELECTED TOPICS IN RELIGION:  AFRICAN AMER REL TRADITION

 

Track 3:  Culture in Geographic Context:  The Americas

ANTH 327  Ancient North American Civilizations

ANTH/SOCI 368  Contemporary American Culture

ARTH 480  American Art to 1870 [GARTH 206]

ARTH 482  American Art from 1870 [GARTH 206]

ENG 357  Contemporary American Fiction

ENG 431  Studies in Caribbean Literature

HIST 322  The New South    

HIST 330  US Diplomatic History

HIST 350  Virginia                  

PHIL 370  American Philosophy

POSC 350  Latin American Politics

GMUS 203  Music in America

MUS 356  History of Jazz in America

SOCI 358  Sociology of Consumption

SOCI/ANTH  368  Contemporary American Culture

WRIT 320  Writing in the Public Sphere

 

Pre-approved Substitutions

ENG 302-0002 Major Author: Poe

ENG 302-0004 Trancendentalism

ENG 344  American Realism and Naturalism

ENG 410 Major Author:  Cather

HIST  448 - GENDER IN COLONIAL LATIN AMERICA

HIST  326 - THE AUTOMOBILE IN TWENTIETH CENTURY AMERICA

HIST  339 - SELECTED THEMES IN U.S. HISTORY

HIST  406 - MONTICELLO

HIST  411 - COLONIAL AMERICA

HIST  427 - U. S. ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY

HIST  431 - US HIST 1901-1929

HIST  432 - US HISTORY, 1929-1961

HIST  439-0001SELECTED TOPICS IN AMERICAN HISTORY: EVANGELICALISM and FUNDAMENTALISM

HIST  439--0002 SELECTED TOPICS IN AMERICAN HISTORY:   RECENT AMERICA

POSC  340 - POL DEV IN THIRD WORLD

HIST 453: Patterns in World History

 

Track 4:  Culture in Geographic Context:  Europe

ARTH 446  Italian Renaissance [GARTH 206]

ARTH 452  Eighteenth Century Art [GARTH 206]

ENG 312  Special Topics in Medieval Literature

ENG 330  The19th-Century English Novel

ENG 341  Contemporary British Novel

ENG 437/ITAL 437  Studies in Italian Literature

ENG 438/RUS 438  Studies in Russian Literature

ENG 457  Shakespeare's Tragedies and Comic Histories

HIST 462  Rise and Fall of Nazi Germany               

PHIL 341  Modern Philosophy

PHIL 344  Existentialism [GPHIL 101 or permission]

THEA 315 The European Theatre Tradition to 1800

 

Pre-approved Substitutions

ENG 302-0001  Topics:  Scottish Fiction

ENG 315 17th Century British Poetry

ENG 322  British Drama 1660-1800

HIST  489-0001 - SEL TOPICS IN WORLD HIST:  French Revolution

HIST  383 - EARLY ENGLAND

HIST  385 - RUSSIA TO 1855

HIST  392L - ENGLISH SOCIAL HISTORY FROM THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION TO THE PRESENT

 

HIST 453: Patterns in World History

POSC  344 - POLITICS OF THE EUROPEAN UNION

POSC  345 - POLITICS OF WESTERN EUROPE

 

Track 5:  Culture in Geographic Context:  Africa, Asia, and the Middle East

ANTH 280  Peoples and Cultures of Sub-Saharan Africa

ENG 361  African-American Fiction Writers

ENG 362  African-American Poets

GENG 239  Survey of World Literature

GEOG 349  The Geography of East Asia, or GEOG 380G  Regional Geography Studies-East Asia

HIST 371  India

PHIL/REL 385  Buddhist Thought

POSC 340  Political Development in the Third World

REL 201  Introduction to the Hebrew Bible

REL 202  Introduction to the New Testament

REL 305  Islamic Religious Tradition

REL 310  Hindu Traditions

SOCI 348 Introduction to Developing Societies

 

Pre-approved Substitutions

ENG 410-002  Author Study:  Ayi Kwei Armah

ENG 433-0101 Studies in Arabic Literature

HIST  269 - MIDDLE AND NEAR EAST: 500-1500

HIST  372 - AFGHANISTAN IN REGIONAL AND GLOBAL SYSTEMS

HIST  361 - CLASS AND ETHNICITY IN AFRICA

HIST  489-0002 - SEL TOPICS IN WORLD HIST:  East Asian Foodways

HIST 453: Patterns in World History

REL  314 - GANDHI, NONVIOLENCE, AND GLOBAL TRANSFORMATION

REL  385 - BUDDHIST THOUGHT

 

Track 6:  Ethics, Values, and Spirituality

ANTH 350  Magic, Witchcraft and Religion

ENG 306  The Bible as Literature

ENG 312  Special Topics in Medieval Literature

HIST 339 Sect. 1:  Religion and U.S. Politics and Campaigns

HIST 439 Sect. 1: Evangelicalism and Fundamentalism in the U.S.

HIST 455 Sect. 1: World Political and Social Thought

PHIL 262  Problems in Applied Ethics

PHIL 330  Moral Theory

PHIL 340  Ancient Greek Philosophy

PHIL 344  Existentialism [GPHIL 101 or permission]

PHIL/REL 218  The Philosophy of Religion

REL 201  Introduction to the Hebrew Bible

REL 202  Introduction to the New Testament

REL 305  Islamic Religious Tradition

REL 310  Hindu Traditions

REL 315  Women and Religion

REL/PHIL 385  Buddhist Thought

WRIT 320 Writing in the Public Sphere

 

Approved Substitutions

PHIL  218 - PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION

PHIL  341 - MODERN PHIL

PHIL  344 - EXISTENTIALISM

REL  305 - ISLAMIC RELIGIOUS TRADITION

REL  310 - HINDU TRADITIONS

REL  314 - GANDHI, NONVIOLENCE, AND GLOBAL TRANSFORMATION

REL  450 - RELIGION AND SOCIETY

HIST 339-001  Topics:  Religion and US Politics

HIST 453: Patterns in World History

 

Track 7.   IDLS Special Education. 

ANTH 340  Race, Nation and Culture

ANTH/SOCI 368   Contemporary American Culture

ENG 306   The Bible as Literature

ENG 368   Women's Fiction

ENG 457   Shakespeare's Tragedies and Comic Histories

HTH 372   Human Sexuality

HTH 378   The Use and Effects of Drugs           

PSYC 180  Introduction to Behavior AnalysisHH

PSYC 390 Psychology of LearningHH

PSYC 250 Introduction to Abnormal Psychology [GPSYC 101 or GPSYC 160]          

REL 315    Women and Religion

SCOM 248 Intercultural Communication

SCOM347  Communication, Diversity and Pop Culture[Gcom121]

SCOM 348 Communication and Gender [Any 100 level com class or instructor permission]   

SOCI/REL 322  Sociology of Religion

SOCI 337  Sociology of Gender

SOCI 354  Social and Cultural Stratification

SOCI/ANTH 368  Contemporary American Culture

SOWK 317 Skills for Generalist Social Work

SOWK 387  Working with Teenagers

WRIT 310  Studies in Literacy

WRIT 340  Teaching Writing [GWRIT 102, 103 or equivalent]

 

Approved Substitutions

HIST 339-001  Topics:  Religion and US Politics