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Cultural Diversity Core Courses

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One course in Cultural Diversity

This requirement may be fulfilled by an appropriate course taken to fulfill another Core requirement, a major requirement, or an elective.

Rationale for Cultural Diversity in The Core Curriculum

Certain summer courses offered through the Office of International Programs (OIP) may count towards Cultural Diversity and other Core requirements. For further information please refer to their web site.

BI 224 - Health and Science Education Disparities

BK 104-5 [HS 283-4] - Afro-American History I & II
BK 108 [EN 150] - Introduction to African Diaspora Literature
BK 110 - Introduction to African Diaspora Studies
BK 138 [SC 038] - Race, Class & Gender: Social Identities, Inequalities, & Power in the U.S.
BK 201 [EN 201] - Versions in Black
BK 223 [EN 209] - Jamaican Culture and Globalization
BK 243 - Gender and Slavery
BK 248 [UN 254] [SC 254] - Community Research Seminar
BK 253 - The Modern Black Freedom Movement
BK 268 [PL 268] [SC 268] - History and Development of Racism in the United States
BK 280 [EN 284] - Race and Visual Culture
BK 316 [RL 302] - Racism: French and American Perspectives
BK 318 [HS 318] - Post Slavery History of the Caribbean
BK 325 [HS 325] - Revolutionary Cuba: History and Politics
BK 332 - Race, Policy & Resistance: Survey of South African Literature
BK 342 - Black Intellectuals
BK 360 - History of Racism (formerly Race, Racism, and American Law)
BK 373 [HS 373] - Slave Societies: Caribbean & Latin America
BK 375 [CT 375] - African American Theater and Drama
BK 400 [EN 531] - Making and Remaking Americans: Race in Literature
BK 410 [EN 410] - Afro-American Writers
BK 465 [EN 463] - Francophone Literature of Africa and the Caribbean
BK 610 [EN 625] - Toni Morrison

CL 268 [SL 283] [TH 383] - The Christian East: Orientale Lumen

CO 285 - Cultural Diversity in the Media
CO 442 - Intercultural and International Communication
CO 485 - Advanced Intercultural Communication

CT 372 - African American Turns: The Impact of Black Culture on
    Mainstream American Entertainment
CT 374 - Asian Theatre and Drama
CT 375 [BK 375] - African American Theater and Drama

EC 273 Development Economics
EC 275 - Economic Development: Experience of El Salvador
EC 374 [IN 374] - Development Economics and Policy

ED 031 - Family, School, and Society

EN 084 [RL 374] - Comparative African Literatures:  How to Read/Write about Africa
EN 122 [SC 362] [SL 362] - Language and Society
EN 123 [SC 275] [SL 279] - Language and Ethnicity
EN 150 [BK 108] - Introduction to African Diaspora Literature
EN 175 [SL 375] - Jewish Writers in Russia and America
EN 201 [BK 201] - Versions in Black
EN 209 [BK 223] - Jamaican Culture and Globalization
EN 229 [SL 232] - Literature of the Other Europe
EN 244 - Introduction to Latino / Latina Literatures
EN 246 - Introduction to Asian American Literature
EN 252 [SL 286] - Exile and Literature
EN 255 - Introduction to Post-Colonial Literature
EN 262 - Contemporary Asian American Literature
EN 284 [BK 280] - Race and Visual Culture
EN 311 - Literature and Culture of British Rule in India
EN 320 - Indian Fiction and Film: At Home and Abroad
EN 324 - Contemporary International Novels
EN 335 - Topics in Asian American Literature
EN 346 - Black British Cultural Studies
EN 348 [SL 148] [RL 292] - Modern Middle Eastern and Arabic Literature
EN 373 [FM 320] - Korean Cinema
EN 383 - Asian American Film
EN 401 - Cross-cultural American Literature
EN 407 - African American Literary Tradition
EN 408 - Islamic Women's Writing
EN 417 - Short Fiction from Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean
EN 429 - The Philipino-American Experience
EN 443 [SL 256] - Chinese Literature and Society
EN 463 [BK 465] - Francophone Literature of Africa and the Caribbean
EN 482 [BK 410] - African-American Writers
EN 486 - Drama of Harlem & Irish Renaissance
EN 531 [BK 400] - Making and Remaking Americans: Race in Literature
EN 547 - Japanese American Internment Narratives
EN 559 - African American Writing 1860-1960
EN 625 [BK 610] - Toni Morrison
EN 637 [UN 544] - Capstone: The Vision Quest: A Multicultural Approach to Self-Discovery

FA 174 [HS 171] [TH 174] [IC 199] - Islamic Civilization
FA 175 - Asian Art
FA 203 - Great Cities of the Islamic Lands
FA 207 - Ruins of Ancient America
FA 213 - Introduction to Islamic Art and Architecture
FA 214 - Art of the Silk Road
FA 234 - Mosques, Minarets, and Madrases
FA 273 - The Arts of China
FA 274 - The Arts of Buddhism
FA 275 - The Arts of Japan
FA 276 - Islamic Art
FA 280 - Masterpieces of Islamic Art
FA 298 - Arts of China and Japan
FA 314 - Art and Archeology of Egypt and the Ancient Near East
FA 315 - Arts of Islamic Spain
FA 316 - Eastern Influences on the Arts
FA 329 - Spanish Colonial Art & Architecture

FM 312 - World Cinema: Films of the Greater Middle East
FM 380 - Latin American Cinema
FM 495 [EN 495] - Contemporary Asian Cinema

HS 005 - Asia in the World I & II
HS 006 - Asia in the World II (new course)
HS 055 - Globalization I (new course)
HS 056 - Globalization II (new course)
HS 059 - Islam and Global Modernities I
HS 063 - Latin America in the World I
HS 064 - Latin America in the World II
HS 077 - Globalization I
HS 078 - Globalization II
HS 083 - Globalization I
HS 084 - Globalization II
HS 087 - Globalization I
HS 088 - Globalization II
HS 120 [BK 110] - Intro to African Diaspora Studies
HS 151 - East Asia: Making of a World Region
HS 152 - China Pop: Chinese Society through Popular Culture
HS 153 - History of China
HS 154 - Japanese Cultural Icons
HS 157 - The Urban Poor in Brazil, Mexico, and Central America
HS 161 - Biographies of Power in Latin America
HS 165 [RL 322] - Argentina: History and Culture
HS 171 [FA 174] [TH 174] [IC 199] - Islamic Civilization
HS 172 - Post Slavery History of the Caribbean
HS 173 - Colonial Latin America
HS 174 - Modern Latin America
HS 179 - Asian American History
HS 189 [BK 104] - Afro-American History I
HS 190 [BK 105] - Afro-American History II
HS 205 - Native Americans in U.S. History
HS 206 - Ghana / U.S. Intersections: Historical and Cultural Connections
HS 207 - Islamic Civilization in the Middle East
HS 208 - The Middle East in the Twentieth Century
HS 210 - Modern Brazil
HS 214 - Modern Southern Africa
HS 239 - The History of Central America
HS 255 [BK 255] - Afro/Latin America since Abolition
HS 257 - Japanese Film and History
HS 280 [BK 512] - History of Black Nationalism
HS 285 [BK 226] - African-American Life Stories
HS 290 - Modern East Asia: Politics, Society, and Popular Culture
HS 298 [BK 314] - Western Africa
HS 302 - From Sun Wat-Sen to Shanghai 2010
HS 303 - Late Imperial China
HS 304 - Twentieth Century China
HS 305 - Mao and the Communist Revolution in China
HS 307 - Travelers and Spies in the Middle East
HS 308 - Early Modern Japan
HS 309 - Modern Japan
HS 310 - Public Culture in Post-war Japan
HS 311 [BK 213] - African Slave Trade
HS 314 - Religion and Politics in 20th Century India
HS 315 [TH 315] - Islam in South Asia
HS 320 - Modern Brazil (formerly Themes in the History of Brazil)
HS 321 - Nations, Nationalism, and Political Rights in Modern Latin America
HS 323 - Urban Poverty in Latin America
HS 324 - Populism & Military Rule in Latin America
HS 325 [BK 325] - Revolutionary Cuba
HS 326 - History of Modern Iran
HS 328 - Mexican Revolution
HS 343 - The Rise and Fall of the Ottoman Empire
HS 351 - Women and Gender in Modern East Asia
HS 353 - Africa, Islam, and Europe
HS 347 - The Asia-Pacific War
HS 356 [BK 356] - Alternate Globalizations
HS 360 - Popular Culture in Post-War Japan
HS 373 [BK 373] - Slave Societies: Caribbean and Latin America
HS 376 - American Women Represent Themselves
HS 385 - Introduction to Modern South Asia
HS 386 - Ethnicity and Rebellion in Latin America
HS 490 - African Women
HS 501 - Natives and Newcomers
HS 648 - History of Medicine in China

IC 199 [HS 171] [FA 174] [TH 174] - Islamic Civilization

MB 137 - Managing Diversity

MD 265 - Globalization, Culture, and Ethics

MU 301 - Introduction to World Music
MU 305 - Native North American Song
MU 306 - Music of Africa
MU 307 - Musics of Asia

NU 301 - Culture and Health

PL 116 [TH 116] - Medieval Religions and Thought
PL 193 - Chinese Classical Philosophy
PL 343 - Introduction to Black Philosophy
PL 414 - Race and Philosophy
PL 421 - Through the Eyes of Service: Social Justice in Chile
PL 423 - Spanish American Philosophy
PL 441 [SC 443] - African American Philosophy
PL 453 - Gandhi, Satyagraha, and Society
PL 511 - Topics on African Philosophy and Cultures
PL 540 - Philosophy of Liberation
PL 541 - Philosophy of Health Science: East and West
PL 602 - Philosophy of World Religions

PO 403 - The Rise and Fall of Islamic States
PO 407 [HS 149] - Balkan Civilizations
PO 408 - Comparative Politics of the Middle East
PO 414 - Politics and Society in Central Eurasia
PO 416 - Introduction to Chinese Politics
PO 417 - Introduction to Japanese Politics
PO 428 - Protest Politics in Latin American
PO 465 - Seminar: Modern Mexican Politics
PO/IN 475 - Kuwait: Politics and Oil in the Gulf
PO 500 - Introduction to International Studies
PO 510 [IN 510]- Globalization
PO 590 - East Asian Security

PS 354 - Culture, Identity, and Asian American Experience

PY 031 - Family, School, and Society
PY 250 - Asian American Gender Issues

RL 201 - Introduction to Hispanic Culture
RL 205 [HS 165] - Argentina: History and Culture
RL 292 [EN 348] [SL 148] - Modern Middle Eastern and Arabic Literature
RL 300 - The French and the Peoples of America
RL 302 [BK 316] - Racism: French and American Perspectives
RL 329 - Survey of Spanish-American Literature
RL 334 - Topics in African Literature: From the Oral Tradition to the Written Word
RL 335 - The Hispanic-American Experience
RL 360 - Francophone Literature and Culture
RL 374 [EN 084] - Comparative African Literatures:  How to Read/Write about Africa
RL 407 - Introduction to Francophone Literature
RL 466 - Francophone Sub-Saharan Cinema
RL 600 - Escriber / Descubrir
RL 603 - Spanish American Novel
RL 606 - Voices of Spanish America
RL 609 - Biographies of Power in Latin America
RL 614 - The Colonial Imagination: History & Identity in Latin America
RL 615 - Latin American Writers of the Twentieth Century
RL 629 - Latin American Novel
RL 637 - The Spanish-American Short Story
RL 648 - The Literature of Cultural Migration
RL 655 - Writing and Memory in the Andean World
RL 660 - Literature of the Hispanic Caribbean
RL 662 - Violence in Hispanic Culture
RL 678 - Early Spanish / American Women Writers
RL 682 - Latin American Perspectives on Civilization and Cultures
RL 962 - The Swan and the Owl: Lyric Poetry of Spanish America
RL 980 - Spanish Visions of America and New Perspectives

SC 003 - Introductory Anthropology
SC 036 - Introduction to Latin American Societies
SC 037 - American Indian Societies
SC 038 [BK 138] - Race, Class & Gender: Social Identities, Inequalities, & Power in the U.S.
SC 039 - African World Perspectives
SC 040 - Global Sociology
SC 041 [BK 151] - Race Relations
SC 043 [BK 155] - Introduction to African-American Society
SC 045 [BK 110] - Introduction to African Diaspora Studies
SC 077 - Sociology of HIV / AIDS: Global and U.S. Experiences of Epidemic
SC 093 - Comparative Social Change
SC 141 [BK 141] - Caribbean Cultures
SC 148 [SL 147] - Language, Memory and Identity in the Middle East
SC 150 [SL 150] - States and Minorities in the Middle East
SC 254 [BK 248] [UN 254] - Community Research Seminar
SC 242 [BK 242] - Black Women and Feminism
SC 268 [BK 268] [PL 268] - History and Development of Racism
SC 275 [EN 123] [SL 279] - Language and Ethnicity
SC 280 [SL 280] - Society and National Identity in the Balkans
SC 304 - Race, Ethnicity and Popular Culture
SC 308 - Race, Representation, and the Myth of Color Blindness
SC 315 - Race and Ethnicity
SC 362 [EN 122] [SL 362] - Language and Society
SC 366 - Human Rights and Social Justice in Israel/Palestine (summer)
SC 367 - Human Rights and Social Justice in Israel/Palestine
SC 388 - Culture Through Film
SC 389 - Middle East on Film: Anthropological Perspectives
SC 443 [PL 443] - African American Philosophy
SC 473 - Sociology of International Migration
SC 480 - Native American Identities
SC 485 - Race and Racism
SC 489 - Latino / Latina Experience in United States
SC 491 - Sociology of the Third World
SC 513 - Introduction to Postcolonial Studies

SL 130 - Narody russkogo severa
SL 147 [SC 148] - Language and National Identity in the Middle East
SL 148 [RL 292] [EN 348] - Middle Eastern and Arabic Literature
SL 150 [SC 150] - States and Minorities in the Middle East
SL 220 - Far Eastern Literary Masterpieces
SL 231 - Slavic Civilizations
SL 232 - Literature of the Other Europe
SL 249 - Gender and War in Eastern Europe
SL 250 - Conversion. Islam and Politics in the Balkans
SL 255 - Modern Chinese Writers (in translation)
SL 256 [EN 443] - Modern Chinese Literature and Society
SL 261 - Love and Nature in far Eastern Literatures
SL 262 - Gods and Heroes in Far Eastern Literatures
SL 263 - Far Eastern Civilizations
SL 264 - Wisdom and Philosophy of the Far East
SL 272 - War and Peace in Yugoslavia
SL 279 [EN 123] [SC 275] - Language and Ethnicity
SL 280 [SC 280] - Society and National Identity in the Balkans
SL 283 [TH 383] [CL 268] - The Christian East: Orientale Lumen
SL 285 - Ghosts and Strange Hapennings in Chinese Literatures
SL 286 [EN 252] - Exile and Literature
SL 291 - Near Eastern Civilizations
SL 331 [TH 371] - Turning Points in Jewish History
SL 362 [EN 122] [SC 362] - Language and Society
SL 375 [EN 175] - Jewish Writers in Russia and America

TH 107 [BK 120] - Religion in Africa
TH 108 [BK 121] - Christianity in Africa
TH 116 [PL 116] - Medieval Religions and Thought
TH 153 - Introduction to the World of Islamic Religion I
TH 155 - Modern Islamic World
TH 161-2 - The Religious Quest I and II
TH 174 [FA 174] [HS 171] [IC 199] - Islamic Civilization
TH 225 - Exploring the Religious Worlds of Istanbul and Anatolia
TH 262 - Church and Society in El Salvador
TH 315 [HS 315] - Islam in South Asia
TH 352 - Israelis and Palestinians: Two Peoples, Three Faiths. Religion and Ethnicity
    in the Middle East Conflict
TH 371 [SL 331] - Turning Points in Jewish History
TH 383 [CL 268] [SL 283] - The Christian East: Orientale Lumen
TH 393 - Suffering, Politics, and Liberation

UN 254 [SC 254] [BK 248] - Community Research Seminar
UN544 [EN 637] - Capstone: The Vision Quest: A Multicultural Approach to Self-Discovery

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