Fall 2019

General Menu of Approved Courses – Organized by Department
(Courses Approved for "Global Issues" are in red.)

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RELEVANT KU CORE CODES:
GE11 – core goal 1.1 (critical thinking)
GE3H – core goal 3 Humanities

GE3S – core goal 3 Social Sciences
GE3N – core goal 3 Natural Sciences
AE41 – core goal 4.1 (cultural diversity)
AE42 – core goal 4.2 (global awareness)
AE51 – core goal 5.1 (ethics)

AE61 – core goal 6 (capstone)

AAAS – African and African-American Studies

AAAS 102: Arabic and Islamic Studies (3) GE3H GE3S AE42 (MENA, CEB)
AAAS 105: Introduction to African History (3) GE11 GE3H (Afr)|
AAAS 160: Introduction to West African History (3) GE3H AE42 (Afr)
AAAS 177: First Year Seminar: Gender ID: Africa & Diaspora (3) GE11 (Afr, LA)
AAAS 300: African Traditional Religion & Thought (3) (Afr, CEB)
AAAS 301: Haiti: Culture & Identity (3) (LA, CEB)
AAAS 305: Modern Africa (3) AE42 (Afr)
AAAS 334: Introduction to African Dance Theatre (2) (Afr, PCA)
AAAS 340: Women in Contemporary African Literature (3) GE3H AE42 (Afr, GG, PCA)
AAAS 349: Islam (3) GE3S AE42 (MENA, CEB)
AAAS 351: Africa’s Human Geographies (3) GE3S AE42 (Afr, CSPS)
AAAS 353: Modern & Contemporary African Art (3) (Afr, PCA)
AAAS 415: Women and Islam (3) (MENA, CEB, GG
AAAS 520: African Studies In:   (3) AE42
AAAS 536 Islamic Art & Architecture in Africa (3) (Afr, MENA, PCA)

AMS – American Studies

AMS 332: The United States in Global Context AE42 (CSPS)

ANTH – Anthropology

ANTH 160/162/360: The Varieties of Human Experience (3) GE3H GE3S AE42 (CSPS, CEB)
ANTH 301: Anthropology through Films (3) AE42 (CEB, PCA)
ANTH 320/321: Language in Culture and Society, Honors (3) AE41 AE61 (CEB) (Also LING 320)
ANTH 389: The Anthropology of Gender: Female, Male, and Beyond (3) GE21 GE3H GE3S AE42 (CEB,GG)
ANTH 484: Magic, Science, and Religion (3) (CEB, CSPS)
ANTH 583: Love, Sex, and Globalization (3) (GEcon, CEB, GG)

COMS – Communications

COMS 246: Introduction to Intercultural Communication (3) (CEB) COMS 503: Post-Soviet Communication (3) (REE, CEB)

EALC – East Asian Languages and Cultures

EALC 105: Living Religions of the East (3) GE3H AE42 (EA, CEB)
EALC 142: Ethics in Chinese Philosophy (3) AE51 (EA, CEB)
EALC 312: Traditional Japanese Literature in Translation (3)
EALC 319: Contemporary Chinese Fiction & Film (3) AE42 (EA, PCA)
EALC 325: Minorities in Japan (3) (EA, CEB)
EALC 331: Studies In: History of Japanese Painting (3) (EA, PCA)
EALC 331: Studies In: Modern Korean Art and Culture (3) (EA, PCA)
EALC 519: Contemporary Chinese Fiction & Film (3) (EA, PCA)
EALC 585: Reform in Contemporary China (3) AE42
EALC 590: Topics in East Asian Lang. & Cultures: Religion in Korea (3) (EA, CEB)
EALC 610: Minorities in Japan (3) (EA, CEB)
EALC 656: Government and Politics of East Asia (3) AE42
EALC 676: International Relations of Asia (3)


ECIV – Eastern Civilizations

ECIV 304: Eastern Civilizations (3) AE42 (EA, CEB)


ECON – Economics

ECON 505: History of Economic Analysis (3) (GEcon)
ECON 510: Energy Economics (3) (GEcon, GE)
ECON 550: Environmental Economics (3) (GEcon, GE)
ECON 582: Economic Development (3) (GEcon)
ECON 587: Economic Development of Africa (3) (Afr, GEcon)
ECON 605: International Finance (3) (GEcon)

ENGL - English

ENGL 306: Global Environmental Literature (3) AE42 (GE, PCA)

EURS – European Studies

EURS 511: Topics in European Studies: German Literature & Modern Era (3) (WE, PCA, CEB)
EURS 565: The Literature of Human Rights (CSPS, CEB)

EVRN – Environmental Studies (all courses listed are GE)

EVRN 140: Global Environment I: The Discovery of Environmental Change (3) GE3N (GE)
EVRN 148: Scientific Principles of Environmental Studies (3) GE3N (GE)
EVRN 385: Environmental Sociology (3) (GE, CSPS)
EVRN 550: Environmental Economics (3) (GE, GEcon)
EVRN 620: Environmental Politics and Policy (3) (GE, CSPS)
EVRN 673: Environmental Justice (3) (GE)

FIN - Finance

*FIN 420: International Finance (3) (GEcon)

FMS – Film and Media Studies

FMS 302: Undergraduate Studies Seminar in: Jewish Film (3) (CEB, PCA)
FMS 313: History of the International Sound Film Post 1950 (3) (PCA)

FREN – French

FREN 153: Around the Francophone World (3) GE11 (Afr, CEB, CSPS)
FREN 326: Introduction to French Literature (3) GE3H AE42 (WE, PCA)
FREN 431: French-Speaking World outside France (3) GE3H AE42 (Afr, CEB)
FREN 530: Studies in Film: Francophone Postcolonial Film (3) AE42 AE61

GEOG – Geography

GEOG 111: Mapping our Changing World (3) (CSPS, GE)
GEOG 140/144: Global Environment I: The Discovery of Environmental Change (3) GE3N (GE)
GEOG 148: Scientific Principles of Environmental Studies (3) GE3N (GE)
GEOG 321: Climate and Climate Change (3) (GE)
GEOG 351: Africa’s Human Geography (3) GE3H GE3S AE42 (Afr, CSPS)
GEOG 358: Principles of Geographic Information Systems (4) (CSPS, GE)
GEOG 370: Introduction to Cultural Geography (3) GE3S (CSPS, CEB)
GEOG 553: Geography of African Development (3) GE3H GE3S AE42
GEOG 577: Human Dimensions of Global Change (3) (CSPS, GE)
GEOG 590: Understanding Central America (3) (LA)
GEOG 591: Geography of Latin America (3) GE3S AE42 (LA, CSPS)

GERM – German

GERM 315: German Literature & Modern Era (3) (WE, PCA)
GERM 320: Border Crossings German Culture (3) AE42

GIST – Global and International Studies

GIST 110: Mapping our Changing World (4) (GE, CSPS)
GIST 177: First Year Seminar: Amazon Environment: Lit & Film (3) GE11 (LA, GE, PCA, CEB)
GIST 210/211: Culture and Health/Hnrs AE42 (CSPS, CEB) 
GIST 220: Introduction to Global & International Studies (3) GE11
GIST 306: Global Environmental Literature (3) AE42 (GE, PCA)
GIST 355: Global Feminisms (3) (CSPS, GG, CEB)
GIST 495: Global Internship (3)
GIST 501: Advanced Topics in GIST: Luso-Africa: Culture/Politics/Identities (3) (Afr, LA, GG, CEB,CSPS)
GIST 503: Advanced Topics in Middle East Studies: Polls & Public Opinion in Israel (3) (MENA,CSPS)
GIST 503: Advanced Topics in Middle East Studies: Israel: From Idea to State (3) (MENA, CSPS)
GIST 529: Globalization: Sociological Perspectives (3) (CSPS, CEB, GEcon)
GIST 550: Issues in Global Studies: Love, Sex, and Globalization (3) (CSPS, CEB)
GIST 560: The Literature of Human Rights (3) (CSPS, CEB)
GIST 577: Human Dimensions of Global Change (3) (CSPS, GE) 

HA - Art History

HA 166: The Visual Arts of East Asia (3) GE3H AE42 (EA, PCA)
HA 353: Modern & Contemporary African Art (3) (Afr, PCA)
HA 363: Modern Korean Art & Culture (3) AE42 (EA, PCA)
HA 536: Islamic Art & Architecture in Africa (3) (Afr, MENA, PCA)
HA 588: Modern and Contemporary Visual Arts in Japan (3) (EA)

HIST – History

HIST 104: Introduction to African History (3) GE11 GE3H (Afr)
HIST 124: Latin American Culture & Society (3) AE42 (LA, CEB)
HIST 140: Global Environment I: The Discovery of Environmental Change (3) GE3H (GE)
HIST 300: Modern Africa (3) AE42 (Afr)
HIST 303: Sin Cities (3)
HIST 324: History of Women and the Body (3) (GG)
HIST 328: The Modern Middle East (3) AE42 (MENA, CSPS)
HIST 336: Ethics, Ideas, and Nature (3) AE51 (GE, CEB)
HIST 399: The Samurai (3) GE11 AE42 (EA)
HIST 510: Palestinian Society in Israel (3) (MENA)

HUM – Humanities

HUM 206: Contemporary Western Civilization (3) GE11 GE3H (CEB)

IBUS – International Business

*IBUS 410: Introduction to International Business (3) AE42 (GEcon)
*IBUS 415: Business in Latin America (3) (LA, GEcon)
*IBUS 480: International Management (3) (GEcon)

JWSH – Jewish Studies

JWSH 107: Jews, Christians, Muslims (3) GE3H AE42 (CEB)
JWSH 300: Topics in Jewish Studies: Israel: From Idea to State (3) (MENA)
JWSH 344: Modern Jewish History (3) (CEB)
JWSH 361: Jewish Film (3) (PCA, CEB)
JWSH 525: Jews and Christians (3) (CEB)
JWSH 600: Adv Topics Jewish Studies: Polls & Public Opinion in Israel (3) (MENA, CSPS)

LAA – Latin American and Caribbean Studies

LAA 100: Latin American Culture and Society (3) AE42 (LA, CEB)
LAA 302: Topics in Latin American Area Studies: Haiti: Culture & Identity (3)
LAA 311: Topics in LAA – History (3) (LA)
LAA 312: Topics in LAA – Spanish-American Lit & Culture (3) (LA, PCA, CEB)
LAA 315: Topics in LAA – Film & Music Arts (3) (LA, PCA)

MGMT – Management

*MGMT 305: Survey of Management (3) (GEcon)

PCS – Peace & Conflict Studies

PCS 120: Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies (3) GE11 GE3H (CSPS)
PCS 375: The Refugee Experience (3) (CSPS, CEB, Afr)
PCS 565: The Literature of Human Rights (3) (CSPS, CEB)

POLS – Political Science

POLS 350: Contemporary Issues in Comparative Politics (3)
POLS 370: Contemporary Issues in International Politics (3) (CSPS)
POLS 624: Environmental Politics and Policy (3) (CSPS, GE)
POLS 660: Politics and Problems of Developing Countries (3) AE42
POLS 666: Political Economy of East Asia (3) (EA, CSPS)
POLS 668: Reform in Contemporary China (3) AE42 (EA, CSPS, CEB)
POLS 669: Topics in Comparative Politics: Polls & Public Opinion in Israel (3) (MENA, CSPS)
POLS 670: US Foreign Policy (3) (CSPS)
POLS 672: International Political Economy (3)
POLS 673: International Organization (3) (CSPS)
POLS 676: International Relations of Asia (3)
POLS 679: International Conflict (3)
POLS 684: International Law: State & Individual (3) (CSPS)
POLS 689: Topics in International Relations: International Migration (3) (CSPS) 

PORT – Portuguese

PORT 177: First Year Seminar: Amazon: Environmental Issues – Lit & Film (3) GE11 (LA, GE, LCA)
PORT 347: Brazilian Studies: (3) AE42 (LA)

REES – Russian, Eastern European, and Eurasian StudieRs

REES 492: Research Methods in Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies (3) AE61 (REE)
REES 510: Understanding Central Asia (3) AE42 (REE)

REL – Religion

REL 106: Asian Religions (3) GE3H AE42 (EA, CEB)
REL 107: Jews, Christians, & Muslims (3) GE3H AE42 (CEB)
REL 341: Mysticism (3) (CEB)
REL 350: Islam (3) GE3H AE42 (MENA, CEB
REL 510: Religion in Korea (3) GE3H AE42 (EA, CEB)

SLAV – Slavic

SLAV 148: Introduction to Slavic Folklore (3) GE3H AE42 (REE, PCA)
SLAV 503: Post-Soviet Communication (3) (REE, CEB)
SLAV 508: South Slavic Literature and Civilization (3) AE42 (REE, CEB, PCA)
SLAV 630: Slavic Folklore (3) (PCA, CEB)

SOC – Sociology

SOC 326: Health, Gender and Society (3)
SOC 332: The United States in Global Context AE42 (CSPS)
SOC 385: Environmental Sociology (3) (GE)
SOC 450: Gender and Society (3) AE41 (CSPS, GG)
SOC 529: Globalization (3) (GEcon) (CSPS, GEcon, CEB)
SOC 534: Comparative Racial and Ethnic Relations AE42 (CSPS, CEB) 

WGSS – Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

WGSS 324: History of Women and the Body (3) (GG)
WGSS 333: The Politics of Physical Appearance (3) GE11 AE41 (GG, CSPS)
WGSS 389: The Anthropology of Gender: Female, Male, and Beyond (3) GE21 GE3H GE3N AE42 (CSPS, CEB, GG)


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