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Susquehanna University Bulletin
Elements of a Susquehanna Education
Central Curriculum Structure
Central Curriculum Courses
Cross-Cultural Programs Policies and Procedures
Semester (GO Long) Programs
Short-Term (GO Short) Programs
SU GO Your Own Way
INTD:310 Global Citizenship.
School of Arts and Sciences
The Sigmund Weis School of Business
Business Foundation Courses
Majors and Minors
Majors offered at Susquehanna
Academic Minors at Susquehanna
Courses of Study
Accounting and Information Systems
Accounting and Information Systems Faculty
ACCT:200 Financial Accounting.
ACCT:210 Legal Environment.
ACCT:220 Introduction to Taxation.
ACCT:300 Financial Statement Analysis.
ACCT:301 Intermediate Accounting I.
ACCT:302 Intermediate Accounting II.
ACCT:305 Federal Taxation.
ACCT:309 Accounting Information Systems.
ACCT:310 Advanced Business Law.
ACCT:330 Cost Management.
ACCT:340 Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting.
ACCT:405 Federal Taxes II.
ACCT:430 Managerial Accounting Policy.
ACCT:496 Topics in Accounting.
ACCT:501 Independent Study.
ACCT:502 Senior Research.
ACCT:503 Accounting Internship.
Information Systems Studies
Information Systems Courses
INFS:174 Database Systems Analysis and Design.
INFS:271 E-Business Applications Development.
INFS:276 Simulation Models.
INFS:375 Database Programming.
INFS:472 Management Support Systems.
INFS:485 Artificial Intelligence.
INFS:496 Topics in Information Systems.
INFS:501 Independent Study.
INFS:502 Independent Research.
INFS:503 Information Systems Internship.
OFFS:BRITLAW British Law and Culture.
Art History Studies
Graphic Design Studies
Art History Courses
ARTH:101 Introduction to Art History I: Prehistoric to Late Middle Ages.
ARTH:102 Introduction to Art History II: Renaissance to Modern.
ARTH:205 Greek and Roman Art.
ARTH:211 Survey of Non-Western Art.
ARTH:300 Topics in Art.
ARTH:306 Renaissance Art History.
ARTH:307 Baroque Art History.
ARTH:308 American Art History.
ARTH:309 19th-Century Art History.
ARTH:310 Modernism and the Avante-Garde.
ARTH:313 Women in Art.
ARTH:401 Independent Study.
ARTH:403 Senior Thesis.
ARTH:412 Contemporary Art.
Studio Art Courses
ARTS:111 Foundations of Art I.
ARTS:112 Foundations of Art II.
ARTS:241 Black and White Photography.
ARTS:243 Digital Photography.
ARTS:244 Advanced Photography.
ARTS:314 Topics in Studio Art.
ARTS:341 Topics in Photography.
ARTS:402 Senior Portfolio.
Graphic Design Courses
ARTG:251 Computer Applications in Graphic Design.
ARTG:252 Visual Communication.
ARTG:351 Graphic Design for the Internet.
ARTG:352 Package Design.
ARTG:353 Advanced Typography.
ARTG:360 Topics in Graphic Design.
ARTG:451 Graphic Design Studio.
ARTG:460 Advanced Topics in Graphic Design.
Art Additional Courses
ARTS:400 Independent Study.
BIOL:010 Issues in Biology.
BIOL:020 Human Sexuality and Reproduction.
BIOL:101 Ecology, Evolution and Heredity.
BIOL:102 Cell and Organismal Biology.
BIOL:157 The Biology of Women.
BIOL:202 Systematic Biology.
BIOL:300 Developmental Biology.
BIOL:301 Developmental Biology Laboratory.
BIOL:302 Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy.
BIOL:303 Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy Laboratory.
BIOL:306 Cell Biology.
BIOL:307 Cell Biology Laboratory.
BIOL:308 Vertebrate Natural History.
BIOL:309 Vertebrate Natural History Laboratory.
BIOL:310 Animal Physiology.
BIOL:311 Animal Physiology Laboratory.
BIOL:313 Microbiology Laboratory.
BIOL:316 Molecular Biology.
BIOL:317 Molecular Biology Laboratory.
BIOL:320 Exercise and Extreme Physiology.
BIOL:321 Exercise and Extreme Physiology Laboratory.
BIOL:324 Animal Behavior.
BIOL:325 Animal Behavior Laboratory.
BIOL:326 Invertebrate Zoology.
BIOL:327 Invertebrate Zoology Laboratory.
BIOL:401 Immunology Laboratory.
BIOL:404 Plant Physiology.
BIOL:405 Plant Physiology Laboratory.
BIOL:407 Ecology Laboratory.
BIOL:408 Aquatic Ecology.
BIOL:409 Aquatic Ecology Laboratory.
BIOL:424 The Biochemistry of Metabolism.
BIOL:425: The Biochemistry of Nucleic Acids.
BIOL:426 The Biochemistry of Proteins and Enzymes.
BIOL:427 Biochemistry of Proteins and Enzymes Laboratory.
BIOL:429 Biochemistry of Metabolism Laboratory.
BIOL:440 Behavioral Neuroendocrinology.
BIOL:441 Behavioral Neuroendocrinology Laboratory.
BIOL:455 Neurons and Networks.
BIOL:500 Topics in Biology.
BIOL:501 Seminar in Biology.
BIOL:502 Biology Internship.
BIOL:503 Biological Issues in Australia.
BIOL:504 Independent Study in Biology.
BIOL:510 Student Research I.
BIOL:511 Student Research II.
BIOL:550 Explorations in Biology.
BIOL:560 Interdisciplinary Explorations in Biology.
OFFS:AUSTRAL Focus Australia.
OFFS:HRTNOLA Hurricane Relief Team: The New Orleans Experience.
OFFS:RUSSIA The Golden Ring of Russia: Ecology and Culture.
Chemistry and Biochemistry Studies
CHEM:100 Trends in Chemistry.
CHEM:101-102 General Chemistry I, II.
CHEM:103-104 General Chemistry I, II Teams.
CHEM:221-222 Organic Chemistry I, II.
CHEM:231 Quantitative Analysis.
CHEM:300 Topics in Chemistry.
CHEM:311 Analytical Chemistry.
CHEM:341 Physical Chemistry I.
CHEM:342 Physical Chemistry II.
CHEM:400 Research Experience.
CHEM:424 The Biochemistry of Metabolism.
CHEM:425: The Biochemistry of Nucleic Acids.
CHEM:426 The Biochemistry of Proteins and Enzymes.
CHEM:427 Biochemistry of Proteins and Enzymes Laboratory.
CHEM:429 Biochemistry of Metabolism Laboratory.
CHEM:430 Instrumental Analysis.
CHEM:450 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry.
CHEM:490 Chemistry Independent Study.
CHEM:500 Problems in Chemistry.
CHEM:590 Chemistry Internship.
OFFS:HAWAII GO Five-O: Our Fiftieth State. A Three-prong Approach to Understanding Hawaiian Culture.
Communications Major Emphases
Required of All Communications Majors
COMM:100 Grammar for Communicators.
COMM:101 Essentials of Digital Media.
COMM:190 Communication/Media Theory.
COMM:192 Public Speaking.
COMM:201 Ethics and Leadership.
COMM:481 Media Law.
Digital Multimedia Emphasis
COMM:131 Introduction to Journalism.
COMM:171 Introduction to Media.
COMM:182 Writing for New Media.
COMM:231 Newswriting and Reporting.
COMM:277 Audio Production and Media Performance.
COMM:282 Fundamentals of Digital Video Production.
COMM:382 Intermediate Digital Multimedia Production.
COMM:435 Feature Writing.
COMM:471 Critical Analysis of Emerging Media.
COMM:482 Professional Digital Multimedia Production.
Strategic Communications Emphasis
COMM:211 Public Relations.
COMM:217 Principles of Advertising.
COMM:221 Corporate Communications.
COMM:223 Corporate Communications Writing.
COMM:314 Public Relations Writing and Campaigns.
COMM:317 Print and Web Advertising.
COMM:318 Integrated Marketing Communications.
COMM:321 Crisis Management.
COMM:323 Computer Design Skills.
COMM:371 Broadcast Advertising: Writing and Practices.
COMM:411 Public Relations/Corporate Communications Management.
Communication Arts Emphasis
COMM:191 Interpersonal Communication.
COMM:194 Intercultural Communication.
COMM:295 Effective Listening.
COMM:296 Dynamic Presentational Speaking.
COMM:491 Team Communication.
COMM:500 Topics in Communications.
COMM:502 Individual Investigation.
COMM:503 Honors Study.
OFFS:NAVAJO Exploration and Understanding of Navajo Nation.
Computer Science Faculty
Computer Science Studies
Computer Science Courses
CSCI:181 Principles of Computer Science.
CSCI:200 Multi-agent Modeling in the Natural and Social Sciences.
CSCI:281 Data Structures.
CSCI:282 Computer Organization.
CSCI:351 Numerical Computing.
CSCI:352 Numerical Analysis.
CSCI:355 Operations Research.
CSCI:370 Cryptology and Number Theory.
CSCI:391 Data Communications and Networks I.
CSCI:392 Data Communications and Networks II.
CSCI:434 Artificial Life.
CSCI:460 Windows Programming.
CSCI:471 Software Engineering: Methodology.
CSCI:472 Software Engineering: Practicum.
CSCI:481 Programming Languages.
CSCI:482 Theory of Computation.
CSCI:483 Compiler Theory.
CSCI:484 Computer Graphics.
CSCI:485 Artificial Intelligence.
CSCI:486 Introduction to Operating Systems.
CSCI:487 Operating Systems.
CSCI:488 Computer Architecture.
CSCI:500 Senior Colloquium.
CSCI:501 Topics in Computer Science.
CSCI:502 Independent Study.
CSCI:503 Independent Research.
Diversity Studies Courses
DIVS:100 Introduction to Diversity Studies.
DIVS:400 Diversity Encounters for a Changing World: Models of Impact.
INTD:201 International Studies Theory and Practice
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Earth and Environmental Sciences Faculty
Earth and Environmental Sciences Studies
Earth and Environmental Sciences Degree Programs
Earth and Environmental Sciences Courses
EENV:101 Environmental Science.
EENV:102 Environmental Hazards.
EENV:103 Earth System History.
EENV:104 Weather and Climate.
EENV:113 Geology and the Environment.
EENV:220 Water Resources.
EENV:240 Introduction to Meteorology.
EENV:242 Climate and Global Change.
EENV:250 Topics in Earth and Environmental Sciences.
EENV:270 Chemistry of Natural Waters.
EENV:332 Sustainable Energy Resources.
EENV:335 Environmental Laws and Regulations.
EENV:360 Geographic Information Systems.
EENV:370 Environmental Geophysics.
EENV:373 Air Quality.
EENV:380 Wetlands Analysis.
EENV:383 Soil Science.
EENV:420 Groundwater Hydrology.
EENV:440 Groundwater Pollution and Monitoring.
EENV:443 Tropical Meteorology.
EENV:491 Geological Mapping.
EENV:560 Environmental Independent Study.
EENV:590 Environmental Internship.
EENV:591 Environmental Internship Seminar.
EENV:595 Research in Earth and Environmental Sciences.
EENV:596 Research in Earth and Environmental Sciences Seminar.
EENV:597 Field Program.
ECOL:100 Introduction to the Science of Ecology.
ECOL:113 Geology and the Environment.
ECOL:202 Systematic Biology.
ECOL:380 Wetlands Analysis.
ECOL:408 Aquatic Ecology.
ECOL:409 Aquatic Ecology Lab.
ECOL:510 Student Research I.
ECOL:511 Student Research II.
ECON:105 Elements of Economics.
ECON:201 Principles of Macroeconomics.
ECON:202 Principles of Microeconomics.
ECON:311 Intermediate Macroeconomics.
ECON:313 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory.
ECON:315 Managerial Economics.
ECON:322 Introduction to Econometrics.
ECON:325 Labor Economics.
ECON:330 International Trade and Finance.
ECON:331 Money, Banking and Financial Markets.
ECON:332 Public Finance.
ECON:335 Economic Development.
ECON:338 International Political Economy.
ECON:341 Economic Policy.
ECON:370 Game Theory.
ECON:373 Political Economic Thought.
ECON:375 Topics in Economics.
ECON:441 History of Economic Thought.
ECON:442 Emerging Markets Economics.
ECON:465 Global Financial Markets.
ECON 499: Applied Research Methods.
ECON:500 Seminar in Economics.
ECON:501 Independent Study.
ECON:503 Economics Internship.
ECON:442 Emerging Market Economics.
ECON:499 Applied Research Methods.
Education Course Requirements
EDUC:101 Introduction to Education and Society.
EDUC:102 Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Education.
EDUC:125 Residential Leadership for Social Justice and Community Development.
EDUC:202 Introduction to Human Geography.
EDUC:205 Topics in Education.
EDUC:240 Cognition and Classroom Learning: Early Childhood.
EDUC:250 Educational Psychology.
EDUC:260 Introduction to Special Education.
EDUC:270 Instruction of Exceptional Students.
EDUC:300 Arts in Education.
EDUC:310 Math Methods: Pre-school.
EDUC:311 Math Methods: Primary Grades.
EDUC:330 Technology in Education.
EDUC:350 English Language Learners: Theory and Instruction.
EDUC:365 Pre-school Language and Emergent Literacy.
EDUC:366 Primary Literacy Development.
EDUC:367 Literacy Assessment and Interventions.
EDUC:370 The Theory and Practice of Peer Education.
EDUC:374 Methods of Mathematics Instruction.
EDUC:375 Literacy I: Building Blocks for Teaching Literacy.
EDUC:377 Literacy II: Assessment, Intervention and Instruction for the Elementary Classroom.
EDUC:380 Instructional Design.
EDUC:384 Introduction to Early Childhood Education.
EDUC:400 Social Studies Methods: Early Childhood.
EDUC:410 Family and Community.
EDUC:420-427 Methods of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment in Secondary Education.
EDUC:430 Science Methods: Early Childhood.
EDUC:476 Principles of Learning and Teaching in Elementary Education.
EDUC:479 Principles of Learning and Teaching in Secondary Education.
EDUC:481 Methods of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment in Elementary Education.
EDUC:482 Differentiated Instruction and Classroom Management in Elementary Education.
EDUC:483 Differentiated Instruction and Classroom Management in Secondary Education.
EDUC:485 Methods of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment in Early Childhood Education.
EDUC:490 Pedagogy and Classroom Environment.
Student Teaching Block.
EDUC:601 Independent Study.
INTD:320 The Sciences.
OFFS:CHILE Life is Good in Chile.
English and Creative Writing
ENGL:090 College Writing.
ENGL:100 Writing and Thinking.
ENGL:190 Introduction to Modern Publishing.
ENGL:200 Literature and Culture.
ENGL:205 Literature Studies.
ENGL:220 Studies in Literatures of the Americas, Colonial to 1865. (Early Period)
ENGL:225 Studies in Literatures of the Americas, 1865 to Present.
ENGL:230 Studies in Literatures of the British Commonwealth, Medieval to Renaissance. (Early Period)
ENGL:233 Studies in Literatures of the British Commonwealth, Jacobean to Augustan. (Early Period)
ENGL:235 Studies in Literatures of the British Commonwealth, Romantic to Modernist.
ENGL:245 Studies in Comparative Literatures of the Americas. (Multicultural/Non-Western)
ENGL:250 World Literature. (Multicultural/Non-Western)
ENGL:255 Jewish Literature. (Multicultural/Non-Western)
ENGL:265 Forms of Writing.
ENGL:269 English Grammar and the Writing Process.
ENGL:290 Aesthetics and Interpretation.
ENGL:298 Book Reviewing.
ENGL:300 History of the English Language. (Early Period)
ENGL:305 Themes in Early British Literature. (Early Period)
ENGL:315 Themes in Early Modern British Literature. (Early Period)
ENGL:325 Themes in Modern British Literature.
ENGL:335 Themes in Early American Literature. (Early Period)
ENGL:345 Themes in Modern American Literature.
ENGL:350 Studies in Major Authors.
ENGL:355 Studies in Anglophone Literature. (Multicultural/Nonwestern)
ENGL:361 Studies in Literature and Genre.
ENGL:365 Studies in Literature and Gender.
ENGL:381 Advanced Composition: Rhetoric and the Environment.
ENGL:382 Reading/Writing/Teaching Difference.
ENGL:388 Publishing: Entertainment, Art, Politics, Ethics.
ENGL:390 Special Themes and Topics.
ENGL:440 Independent Research: Issues in Literature.
ENGL:500 Directed Reading and Research.
ENGL:505 Independent Study.
INTD:315 Self-Exploration Through Travel Writing.
OFFS-SAFRICA Travel Writing in South Africa.
OFFS-NIREPCE Peace and Youth in Northern Ireland.
Creative Writing Courses
WRIT:240 Introduction to Genre Writing.
WRIT:250 Introduction to Creative Writing.
WRIT:270 Editing and Publishing.
WRIT:350 Intermediate Creative Writing.
WRIT:450 Advanced Creative Writing.
WRIT:550 Senior Writing Portfolio.
WRIT:590 Independent Writing Project.
Film Studies Courses
FILM:150 Introduction to Film.
FILM:180 Film and Human Values.
FILM:210 Film and Literature.
FILM:220 International Film.
FILM:230 American Film and Culture.
FILM:300 Film Seminar.
Health Care Studies
Health Care Studies Courses
HLCR:080 The Business of Health Care.
HLCR:301 Human Anatomy.
HLCR:302 Human Physiology.
HLCR:305 Eastern and Western Health Care.
HLCR:370 Human Health and Disease.
HLCR:400 Independent Study in Health Care.
HLCR:500 Health Care Internship.
HIST:111 United States History to 1877.
HIST:112 United States History Since 1877.
HIST:131 Europe 800-1648.
HIST:132 Europe, 1648–Present.
HIST:151 Traditional East Asia.
HIST:152 Modern East Asia.
HIST:171 African Civilization.
HIST:172 Early Modern Africa.
HIST:180 Latin America, 1492–1825.
HIST:181 Latin America 1825-Present.
HIST:215 The Civil War in the American Experience.
HIST:217 Contemporary America, 1945–Present.
HIST:218 Work and Play in the U.S.A.
HIST:226 Soviet and Russian Politics.
HIST:238 Contemporary Europe.
HIST:258 Modern China.
HIST:300 History Methods.
HIST:313 Social History of the United States.
HIST:314 African-American History.
HIST:316 Making a Multicultural United States.
HIST:321 European Union.
HIST:322 Pennsylvania History.
HIST:323 History of American Medicine.
HIST:330 The Middle Ages.
HIST:331 Medieval People and Culture.
HIST:335 Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Medieval Spain.
HIST:338 The Holocaust.
HIST:361 Global Migrations in Modern World History.
HIST:370 American Women.
HIST:376 Race and Nation in Modern Latin America.
HIST:381 Film and History.
HIST:383 Popular Music and History in the 20th Century.
HIST:390 Topics in History.
HIST:401 Collective Inquiry in History.
HIST:408 Readings in History.
HIST:410 Seminar in History.
HIST:420 Internship in History.
HIST:501 Independent Study.
HIST:502 Honors Conference.
OFFS:APPALAC History in Southern Appalachia.
OFFS:AUSTRIA National History, Global Responsibilities.
HONS:200 Thought and Civilization.
HONS:240 Thought and Social Diversity.
HONS:250 Thought and the Natural Sciences.
HONS:290 Sophomore Essay.
HONS:340 Medieval People and Culture.
HONS:363 Contemporary Art.
HONS:400 Honors Colloquium.
HONS:500 Senior Honors Research.
International Studies Courses
Jewish Studies Courses
JWST:113 Introduction to Judaism.
JWST:115 Jewish Philosophy and Ethics.
JWST:201 The Hebrew Bible.
JWST:207 Women in the Biblical Tradition.
JWST:255 Jewish Literature.
JWST:302 Philosophy in the Wake of the Holocaust.
JWST:312 History and Culture of Jewish Cuisines.
JWST:338 The Holocaust.
JWST:390 Topics in Jewish Studies.
JWST:500 Independent Study.
Legal Studies Courses
LGST:505 Internship in Legal Studies.
Other Legal Studies Courses
Business Administration Studies
MGMT:102 Global Business Perspectives.
MGMT:133 British Theatre.
MGMT:202 Business Statistics.
MGMT:203 Quantitative Methods for Business and Economic Decisions.
MGMT:250 Introductory Topics in Business.
MGMT:301 London Program Reflection Course.
MGMT:318 Integrated Marketing Communications.
MGMT:330 Small Business and Entrepreneurship: Theory, Practice, and Concept.
MGMT:340 Corporate Financial Management.
MGMT:342 Investment Analysis.
MGMT:344 Financial Institutions and Markets.
MGMT:345 International Financial Management.
MGMT:350 International Business.
MGMT:351 Seminar in European Business Operations.
MGMT:360 Management and Organizational Behavior.
MGMT:361 Human Resource Management.
MGMT:362 Employment Law.
MGMT:363 Employee and Labor Relations.
MGMT:369 Values, Ethics, and the Good Life.
MGMT:381 Marketing Research.
MGMT:382 Consumer Behavior.
MGMT:390 Operations Management.
MGMT:400 Business Policy and Strategy.
MGMT:404 Business and Social Responsibility.
MGMT:433 New Venture Start-up and Financing.
MGMT:434 Entrepreneurial Experience.
MGMT:435 Entrepreneurial Venture Strategy and Economic Growth.
MGMT:441 Advanced Corporate Financial Management.
MGMT:442 Portfolio Management.
MGMT:443 Applied Investments and Security Analysis.
MGMT:444 Applied Institutional Investment Management.
MGMT:446 Topics in Finance.
MGMT:461 Projects in Human Resource Management.
MGMT:462 Human Resource Planning.
MGMT:464 Compensation Structure Design.
MGMT:465 Performance Management.
MGMT:467 Topics in Management.
MGMT:468 Women in Organizations.
MGMT:481 Advertising Management.
MGMT:485 Marketing Strategy and Management.
MGMT:486 Topics in Marketing.
MGMT:501 Independent Study.
MGMT:502 Senior Research.
MGMT:503 Business Internship.
OFFS:PERUCLT Peruvian Culture and Society.
MATH:099 College Mathematics Preparation.
MATH:101 Precalculus Mathematics.
MATH:105 Introductory Topics.
MATH:108 Introduction to Statistics.
MATH:111 Calculus I.
MATH:112 Calculus II.
MATH:201 Linear Algebra.
MATH:203 Math and Music.
MATH:211 Multivariate Calculus.
MATH:221 Discrete Structures.
MATH:231 Foundations of Analysis.
MATH:321 Abstract Algebra.
MATH:351 Numerical Computing.
MATH:352 Numerical Analysis.
MATH:353 Differential Equations.
MATH:355 Operations Research.
MATH:370 Cryptology and Number Theory.
MATH:411 Real Analysis.
MATH:415 Complex Analysis.
MATH:434 Artificial Life.
MATH:441 Mathematical Statistics.
MATH:482 Theory of Computation.
MATH:500 Senior Colloquium.
MATH:501 Topics in Mathematics.
MATH:502 Independent Study.
MATH:503 Independent Research.
MATH:599 Mathematics Internship.
Modern Languages Faculty
Modern Language Studies
Modern Languages Courses
CHNS:101-102 Beginning Chinese I-II.
CHNS:201 Intermediate Chinese I: Language and Culture.
FRNC:101-102 Beginning French I-II.
FRNC:201 Intermediate French I: Language and Culture.
FRNC:202 Intermediate French II: Language and Culture.
FRNC:301 Advanced Conversation and Phonetics.
FRNC:302 Advanced Composition and Grammar.
FRNC:310 French and Francophone Literary and Cultural Studies.
FRNC:320 French and Francophone Film Studies.
FRNC:460 Seminar on French and Francophone Literature and Culture or Film.
FRNC:542 Independent Study.
FRNC:599 Comprehensive Examination.
OFFS:VILLAND GO Villandraut.
GERM:101-102 Beginning German I-II.
GERM:201 Intermediate German I: Language and Culture.
GERM:202 Intermediate German II: Language and Culture.
GERM:301 German Composition and Conversation.
GERM:303 Introduction to Business German.
GERM:404 Multicultural German Literature.
GERM:460 Seminar in German Studies.
GERM:461 German Theater and Film.
GERM:542 Independent Study.
GERM:599 Comprehensive Examination.
ITAL:101-102 Beginning Italian I-II.
ITAL:201 Intermediate Italian I: Language and Culture.
ITAL:202 Intermediate Italian II: Language and Culture.
ITAL:301 Advanced Conversation and Oral Expression.
ITAL:302 Advanced Grammar and Written Expression.
ITAL:310 Topics in Italian Literature, Culture, and Film.
ITAL:311 Topics in Italian Language and Linguistics.
ITAL:460 Seminar in Italian Literature, Culture, and Film.
ITAL:461 Seminar in Italian Language.
ITAL:599 Comprehensive Examination.
SPAN:101 Beginning Spanish I.
SPAN:103 Introduction to College Spanish I.
SPAN:104 Introduction to College Spanish II.
SPAN:105 Super Spanish.
SPAN:201 Intermediate Spanish I: Language and Culture.
SPAN:202 Intermediate Spanish II: Language and Culture
SPAN:301 Advanced Conversation and Oral Expression.
SPAN:302 Grammar and Composition.
SPAN:303 Spanish for Business.
SPAN:305 Spanish for the Service Professions.
SPAN:310 Topics in Hispanic Culture.
SPAN:350 Introduction to Hispanic Literature.
SPAN:401 Advanced Spanish Language.
SPAN:445 Seminar in Peninsular Spanish Studies.
SPAN:447 Seminar in Hispanic-American Studies.
SPAN:542 Independent Study.
SPAN:599 Comprehensive Examination.
OFFS:SPANL&C Spanish Language and Culture.
Courses taught in English
LANG:210 Crossing Cultures through Literature
Applied Music Lessons
MUSC:001-002 Brass Lesson.
MUSC:003-004 Organ Lesson.
MUSC:005-006 Piano Lesson.
MUSC:007-008 String Lesson.
MUSC:009-010 Voice Lesson.
MUSC:011-012 Woodwind Lesson.
MUSC:013-014 Percussion Lesson.
MUSC:015-016 Harpsichord Lesson.
MUSC:017-018 Guitar Lesson.
MUSC:023-024 Composition Lesson.
MUSC:034 Piano Class I.
MUSC:035 Piano Class II.
MUSC:037 Piano Class III.
MUSC:038 Piano Technique.
MUSC:039 Voice Class.
MUSC:040-048 Instrument Classes.
MUSC:066 Collaborative Piano.
MUSC:077 Training Ensemble.
MUSC:500 Full Recital.
MUSC:503 Half Recital.
MUSC:072 Symphonic Band.
MUSC:073 Crusader Stadium Band.
MUSC:075 Fall Musical Orchestra.
MUSC:076 Small Ensemble.
MUSC:078 Jazz Ensemble.
MUSC:082 University Choir.
MUSC:083 University Chorale.
MUSC:086 University Chamber Singers.
MUSC:089 Opera Studio.
Music Theory, Composition and Musicianship
MUSC:100 Music Fundamentals.
MUSC:161 Theory I: Diatonic Harmony.
MUSC:162 Theory II: Chromatic Harmony.
MUSC:163 Ear Training I.
MUSC:164 Ear Training II.
MUSC:261 Theory III: Advanced Tonal Harmony.
MUSC:262 Theory IV: Form and Analysis.
MUSC:263 Ear Training III.
MUSC:363 Theory V: Modality, Set Theory and Serialism.
MUSC:101 Introduction to Music.
MUSC:130 Rock Music and Society.
MUSC:152 World Music Perspectives.
MUSC:193 Women in Music.
MUSC:245 The Music of the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque Eras.
MUSC:250 The Music of the Classic and Romantic Eras.
MUSC:350 20th-Century Music.
MUSC:380 Choral Masterworks.
MUSC:450 Topics in Music Literature.
Music Education Courses
MUED:200 Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Public School Education and Music Education.
MUED:339 Public School Music I: Foundation, Standards and Curriculum.
MUED:340 Public School Music II: Assessment, Inclusion and Practicum.
MUED:345 Instrumental Music Education Methods and Practicum.
MUED:351 Choral Music Education Methods and Practicum.
MUED:355 Music for Exceptional Children.
MUED:400 Student Teaching.
MUED:405 Student Teaching Seminar.
MUED:406 Organization and Administration of Public School Music.
MUSC:170 Introduction to Music Technology.
MUSC:355 Audio Engineering Fundamentals.
MUSC:356 Music Production in the Recording Studio.
MUSC:367 Computer Music Composition.
MUSC:368 Computer Music Performance.
MUSC:369 Beginning Conducting.
MUSC:371 Instrumental Conducting.
MUSC:372 Choral Conducting.
MUSC:215 Music in Christian Rituals.
MUSC:353 The Practice of Church Music.
MUSC:102 A Study of Jazz.
MUSC:084 Diction I.
MUSC:085 Diction II.
MUSC:501 Independent Study in Music.
MUSC:506 Independent Study in Music. (capstone)
INTD:250 Japan Seminar.
OFFS:CHINART The Chinese Scholar-Artist.
OFFS:ITALART The Arts of Italy: Music, Architecture, and Gastronomy.
OFFS:JPNWND A Window to Japan: Western Concert Music Through the Eyes of Japan.
Study of Philosophy
PHIL:101 Problems in Philosophy.
PHIL:105 Philosophy of Love and Desire.
PHIL:111 Introduction to Logic.
PHIL:122 Resolving Moral Conflicts.
PHIL:150 Everyday Ethics: Philosophical Issues in the Private Realm.
PHIL:210 Philosophy of Religion.
PHIL:212 Feminist Philosophy.
PHIL:213 Symbolic Logic.
PHIL:221 Applied Ethics.
PHIL:222 Advanced Ethical Theory.
PHIL:223 Business Ethics.
PHIL:225 Just War Theory.
PHIL:241 Ancient Philosophy.
PHIL:243 Modern Philosophy.
PHIL:245 19th- and 20th-Century Philosophy.
PHIL:255 Philosophy and the City: Plato's Republic and HBO's The Wire.
PHIL:301 Plato Seminar.
PHIL:302 Philosophy in the Wake of the Holocaust.
PHIL:305 Topics in Philosophy.
PHIL:310 Philosophy of Science.
PHIL:312 Epistemology-Theories of Knowledge.
PHIL:350 Metaphysics-Theories of Reality.
PHIL:443 Political Philosophy.
PHIL:500 Directed Reading and Research.
OFFS:GRKCLT Greek Culture: Ancient and Modern.
PHYS:100 Astronomy and Classical Physics.
PHYS:101 Evil Science.
PHYS:108 Physics of Music.
PHYS:204 Introductory Physics I.
PHYS:205 Introductory Physics II.
PHYS:301 Newtonian Mechanics.
PHYS:302 Electric and Magnetic Fields.
PHYS:303 Solid State Physics.
PHYS:304 Classical and Modern Optics.
PHYS:305 Topics in Physics.
PHYS:306 Modern Physics.
PHYS:401 Electromagnetic and Mechanical Waves.
PHYS:402-403 Quantum Mechanics I-II.
PHYS:500 Independent Study.
PHYS:530 Physics Internship.
PHYS:550 Research Physics.
Political Science Faculty
Political Science Studies
Political Science and Related Courses
American Government and Politics
POLI:111 American Government and Politics.
POLI:210 Film and Politics.
POLI:211 Women and U.S. Politics.
POLI:216 State and Local Government and Politics.
POLI:310 Political Psychology.
POLI:312 Elections in America.
POLI:314 Diversity in American Politics.
POLI:316 The American Presidency.
POLI:317 The U.S. Congress.
POLI:215 Law and Politics.
POLI:411 Constitutional Law.
POLI:412 Civil Liberties.
POLI:121 Comparative Government and Politics.
POLI:222 Politics of Developing Nations.
POLI:224 Government and Politics of Europe.
POLI:225 Government and Politics of Africa.
POLI:226 Soviet and Russian Politics.
POLI:228 Middle East Politics and Society.
POLI:321 European Union.
POLI:322 Arab World and the West.
International Politics and Foreign Policy
POLI:131 World Affairs.
POLI:331 American Foreign Policy.
POLI:333 Development, Globalization and Society.
POLI:334 International Organizations and Law.
POLI:335 War and Politics.
POLI:338 International Political Economy.
POLI:436 Issues of Conflict.
POLI:244 Political Values.
POLI:245 American Political Ideas.
POLI:341 American Political Thought.
POLI:344 Modern Political Ideologies.
POLI:443 Western Political Philosophy.
Political Science Seminars, Independent Studies and Internships
POLI:202 Topics in Government and Politics.
POLI:205 Research Process and Data Analysis.
POLI:501 Senior Seminar.
POLI:502 Directed Reading.
POLI:503 Independent Research.
POLI:505 Internship in Government and Politics.
PSYC:101 Principles of Psychology.
PSYC:123 Elementary Statistics.
PSYC:205 Topics in Psychology.
PSYC:223 Research Methods in Psychology.
PSYC:230 Social Psychology.
PSYC:232 Environmental Psychology.
PSYC:238 Developmental Psychology: Conception Through Childhood.
PSYC:239 Developmental Psychology: Adolescence.
PSYC:240 Developmental Psychology: Adulthood.
PSYC:242 Health Psychology.
PSYC:243 Drugs, Society and Behavior.
PSYC:250 Educational Psychology.
PSYC:252 Learning Styles and Preferences.
PSYC:320 Abnormal Psychology.
PSYC:322 Psychological Testing.
PSYC:323 Experimental Design and Analysis.
PSYC:334 Psychology of Gender.
PSYC:337 Psychology of Exceptional Individuals.
PSYC:340 Cognitive Psychology.
PSYC:342 Behavioral Neuroscience.
PSYC:343 Learning and Motivation.
PSYC:350 Psychology, Culture and Ethnicity.
PSYC:421, 422 Directed Research.
PSYC:450 Introduction to Counseling.
PSYC:500 Internship in Psychology.
PSYC:525, 526 Independent Research.
PSYC:527, 528 Practicum.
OFFS:NEWZLND GO New Zealand/Aotearoa.
Religious Studies Faculty
Religious Studies Courses
RELI:102 Applied Biblical Ethics.
RELI:103 The New Testament.
RELI:201 The Hebrew Bible.
RELI:203 The Gospels and Jesus.
RELI:207 Women in the Biblical Tradition.
RELI:209 The Bible and Archaeology.
RELI:301 Biblical Studies.
History of Religion
RELI:105 World Religions.
RELI:113 Introduction to Judaism.
RELI:115 Jewish Philosophy and Ethics.
RELI:117 Introduction to Asian Religions.
RELI:215 Music in Christian Rituals.
RELI:309 Luther: Life and Thought.
RELI:311 Historical Studies.
Contemporary Religious Issues
RELI:107 Faiths and Values.
RELI:110 Introduction to Religious Studies.
RELI:210 Philosophy of Religion.
RELI:220 Magic, Witchcraft and Religion.
RELI:225 Women in Religion.
RELI:305 Topics in Religion.
RELI:321 Current Religious Issues.
RELI:350 Science and Religion.
RELI:360 Religious Fundamentalisms in the Modern World.
RELI:400 Independent Study.
OFFS:PHILIPP Philippines: Service Learning.
OFFS:SUCASA Images of Jesus in Central America.
GREK:101-102 Elementary Koine Greek.
GREK:201 Intermediate Greek Exegesis.
GREK:300 Advanced Studies.
Sociology and Anthropology
Sociology and Anthropology Faculty
Sociology and Anthropology Studies
SOCI:101 Principles of Sociology.
SOCI:102 Social Problems.
SOCI:202 Black Feminism 1.
SOCI:206 Gendered Bodies and Social Control.
SOCI:210 Caribbean Culture and Society.
SOCI:235 Qualitative Research Methods.
SOCI:245 Quantitative Research Methods.
SOCI:255 Crime and Justice.
SOCI:300 Black Feminism II.
SOCI:301 Topics in Sociology.
SOCI:302 Sociology of Food.
SOCI:311 Sociological Theory.
SOCI:315 Social Stratification in Contemporary Society.
SOCI:316 Social Justice.
SOCI:331 Social Control and Deviance.
SOCI:333 Development, Globalization and Society.
SOCI:341 Family and Kinship.
SOCI:350 Corrections, Punishment, and Penalty.
SOCI:374 Social Work.
SOCI:405 Law and Society.
SOCI:410 Economic Sociology.
SOCI:413 Race, Ethnicity and Minorities.
SOCI:501 Independent Research.
SOCI:510 Internship in Sociology.
SOCI:570, 571 Practicum.
ANTH: 152 Public Culture.
ANTH:162 Introduction to Anthropology.
ANTH:200 Topics in Anthropology.
ANTH:220 Magic, Witchcraft and Religion.
ANTH:222 Life During Wartime.
ANTH:227 Native America North of Mexico.
ANTH:235 Qualitative Research Methods.
ANTH: 237 Museums and Anthropology.
ANTH:310 National, Transnational and Diasporic Communities.
ANTH:311 Regulating Bodies: Food, Sex, Drugs and the Economy.
ANTH:312 History and Culture of Jewish Cuisines.
ANTH:322 Visual Anthropology: Imagining the Other.
ANTH:341 Family and Kinship.
ANTH:360 Religious Fundamentalisms in the Modern World.
ANTH:400 History of Anthropological Theory.
ANTH:413 Race, Ethnicity and Minorities.
ANTH:501 Independent Research.
ANTH:510 Internship in Anthropology.
Theatre Major Emphases
THEA:101 The Fall Musical.
THEA:102 Student-Directed Production.
THEA:103 Spring Production.
THEA:104 Advanced Acting Workshop.
THEA:142 Stagecraft and Production.
THEA:143 Scenic Painting and Lighting.
THEA:144 Costume Technology.
THEA:151 Acting I: The Stanislavski System.
THEA:152 Understanding Theatre.
THEA:200 Introduction to Dramatic Literature.
THEA:246 Scenic Design.
THEA:251 Acting II: Voice and Movement.
THEA:252 Survey of Western Theatre.
THEA:253 Identity and Representation in Non-Western Theatre.
THEA:258 From Page to Stage.
THEA:340 Stage Management and Theatre Operations.
THEA:341 Costume Design.
THEA:342 Stage Makeup.
THEA:345 Lighting Design.
THEA:351 Acting III: Period Styles.
THEA:452 Seminar in Theatre.
THEA:453 Dramatic Theory and Criticism.
THEA:454 Theatrical Design History.
THEA:501 Production Lab.
THEA:502 Individual Investigation.
THEA:503 Honors Study.
DANC:150 Modern Dance.
DANC:155 Contemporary Ballroom Dance.
DANC:160 World Folk Dance I.
DANC:250 Historical Partner Dance.
DANC:260 World Folk Dance II.
DANC:270 Topics in Cultural Dance.
OFFS:PRAGUE Prague Revisited.
Women's Studies Courses
WMST:100 Introduction to Women’s Studies.
WMST:200 Feminist Philosophy.
WMST:207 Women in the Biblical Tradition.
WMST:211 Women and U.S. Politics.
WMST:225 Women in Religion.
WMST:250 The Biology of Women.
WMST:260 Women in Music.
WMST:300 Women and Violence.
WMST:313 Women in Art.
WMST:334 Psychology of Gender.
WMST:365 Studies in Literature and Gender.
WMST:370 American Women.
WMST:380 Women in Organizations.
WMST:400 Topics in Women’s Studies.
WMST:500 Research/Practicum in Women’s Studies.
Personal Development Courses
PRDV:100 Using Computers.
PRDV:105 Introduction to Professional Development.
Reserve Officers Training Corps (U.S. Army)
Reserve Officers Training Corps Courses
ROTC:101 Introduction to ROTC.
ROTC:102 Introduction to Leadership.
ROTC:201 Self/Team Development.
ROTC:202 Individual/Team Military Tactics.
ROTC:301 Leading Small Organizations.
ROTC:302 Leading Small Organizations II.
ROTC:401 Leadership Challenges and Goal Setting.
ROTC:402 Transition to Lieutenant.
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