Majors, minors + certificates

Minor in Russian and East European Studies with Language CertificationStudents on Summer 2018, Fall 2018, or Spring 2019 requirements (REELNGMIN)Russian and East European Institute

The minor indicates that students have achieved special competence in the Russian and East European area, successfully completing interdisciplinary area coursework. The minor in Russian and East European studies requires Distribution courses in three disciplinary groupings.

Minor requirements

The minor requires at least 21 credit hours (Students must complete coursework selected in consultation with the REEI advisor.), including the requirements listed below.

  • Show all course lists
  • Show all course descriptions
  1. Language. Two (2) courses and six (6) credit hours from the Language list.
    • Central Eurasian Studies
    • CEUS-T 203 Intermediate Estonian I P: Grade of C or higher in CEUS-T 104 or CEUS-U 112; or consent of department. Builds on skills acquired in introductory courses. First year topics are reviewed in more detail and new topics, such as seasons, holidays, traditions, and customs are added. Longer reading texts are introduced. Video materials train listening comprehension. Development of conversation skills beyond the structured exchanges of the introductory level. Credit given for only one of CEUS-T 203 or CEUS-U 211. (4 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-T 204 Intermediate Estonian II P: Grade of C or higher in CEUS-T 203 or CEUS-U 211; or consent of department. Finishes covering Estonian structures (morphology and syntax) and develops skills by reading, conversation, discussion, oral presentations, a weekly journal and short essays, and listening. Materials used to introduce Estonian culture include current press sources (print and Internet), short fiction, poetry, documentaries, feature films, and news programs. Credit given for only one of CEUS-T 204 or CEUS-U 212. (4 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-T 241 Intermediate Hungarian I P: Grade of C or higher in CEUS-T 142 or CEUS-U 132; or consent of department. Helps students converse more fluently about personal and simple academic topics, articulate feelings and opinions, read short literary and scholarly texts, and write for basic personal, business, and academic purposes. Authentic texts and video teach about the lifestyle and socio-historical facts of Hungary. Credit given for only one of CEUS-T 241 or CEUS-U 231. (4 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-T 242 Intermediate Hungarian II P: Grade of C or higher in CEUS-T 241 or CEUS-U 231; or consent of department. Helps students converse more fluently about personal and simple academic topics, articulate their feelings and opinions, read short literary and scholarly texts, and write for basic personal, business, and academic purposes. Authentic texts and video teach about Hungary. Moderately complex grammatical forms are introduced. Credit given for only one of CEUS-T 242 or CEUS-U 232. (4 credit hours.)
    • Germanic Studies
    • GER-Y 200 Intermediate Yiddish I P: GER-Y 150 or consent of instructor. Development of speaking, reading, writing, and listening skills. Review of basic grammar and study of new grammatical topics. Reading of short fictional texts and other writings on Jewish culture. Taught in alternate years. (3 credit hours.)
    • GER-Y 250 Intermediate Yiddish II P: GER-Y 200 or consent of instructor. Continuing development of active and passive skills. Additional new grammar concepts. Emphasis on development of reading skills and cultural knowledge through literary and journalistic texts including texts in nonstandardized orthographies. Taught in alternate years. (3 credit hours.)
    • Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures
    • SLAV-C 201 Intermediate Czech I P: Grade of C or higher in SLAV-C 102 or equivalent. Continuation of work in structure and vocabulary acquisition through written exercises, study of word formation, drills, reading and discussion of short texts. Credit given for only one of SLAV-C 201, SLAV-C 211, or SLAV-C 313. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-C 202 Intermediate Czech II P: Grade of C or higher in SLAV-C 201 or equivalent. Continuation of SLAV-C 201. Credit given for only one of SLAV-C 202, SLAV-C 222, or SLAV-C 314. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-C 301 Advanced Intermediate Czech I P: Grade of B or higher in SLAV-C 202 or equivalent. Development of oral and written fluency and comprehension in Czech language based on morphological, lexical, and syntactical analysis of contemporary textual materials. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-C 302 Advanced Intermediate Czech II P: Grade of B or higher in SLAV-C 301. Development of oral and written fluency and comprehension in Czech language based on morphological, lexical, and syntactical analysis of contemporary textual materials. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-M 201 Intermediate Romanian I P: Grade of C or higher in SLAV-M 102 or equivalent. Continuation of work in structure and vocabulary acquisition through written exercises, study of word formation, drills, reading, and discussion of short stories. Credit given for only one of SLAV-M 201, SLAV-M 211, or SLAV-M 313. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-M 202 Intermediate Romanian II P: Grade of C or higher in SLAV-M 201 or equivalent. Continuation of SLAV-M 201. Credit given for only one of SLAV-M 202, SLAV-M 222, or SLAV-M 314. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-N 221 Summer Intensive Intermediate Russian I P: Grade of C or higher in SLAV-R 102, SLAV-N 112 or SLAV-N 122, or equivalent proficiency. Intensive summer equivalent of SLAV-R 201. Credit given for only one of SLAV-N 221, SLAV-N 231, or SLAV-R 201. (4 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-N 231 Summer Intensive Intermediate Russian I P: Grade of C or higher in SLAV-R 102, SLAV-N 112 or SLAV-N 122, or equivalent proficiency. Intensive summer equivalent of R201. Credit given for only one of SLAV-N 231, SLAV-N 221, or SLAV-R 201. (4 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-N 232 Summer Intensive Intermediate Russian II P: Grade of C or higher in SLAV-N 221, SLAV-N 231, or SLAV-R 201, or equivalent proficiency. Intensive summer equivalent of SLAV-R 202. Credit given for only one of SLAV-N 232, SLAV-N 242, or SLAV-R 202. (4 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-N 242 Summer Intensive Intermediate Russian II P: Grade of C or higher in SLAV-N 221, SLAV-N 231, SLAV-R 201, or equivalent proficiency. Intensive summer equivalent of SLAV-R 202. Credit given for only one of SLAV-N 232, SLAV-N 242, or SLAV-R 202. (4 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-N 341 Summer Intensive Advanced Intermediate Russian I P: Grade of B or higher in SLAV-N 232, SLAV-N 242, or SLAV-R 202; or equivalent proficiency. Intensive summer equivalent of SLAV-R 301. Credit given for only one of SLAV-N 341, SLAV-N 351, or SLAV-R 301. (4 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-N 351 Summer Intensive Advanced Intermediate Russian I P: Grade of B or higher in SLAV-N 232, SLAV-N 242, or SLAV-R 202; or equivalent proficiency. Intensive summer equivalent of SLAV-R 301. Credit given for only one of SLAV-N 341, SLAV-N 351, or SLAV-R 301. (4 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-N 352 Summer Intensive Advanced Intermediate Russian II P: Grade of B or higher in SLAV-N 341, SLAV-N 351, or SLAV-R 301; or equivalent proficiency. Intensive summer equivalent of SLAV-R 302. Credit given for only one of SLAV-N 352, SLAV-N 362, or SLAV-R 302. (4 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-N 362 Summer Intensive Advanced Intermediate Russian II P: Grade of B or higher in SLAV-N 341, SLAV-N 351, or SLAV-R 301; or equivalent proficiency. Intensive summer equivalent of SLAV-R 302. Credit given for only one of SLAV-N 352, SLAV-N 362, or SLAV-R 302. (4 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-N 461 Summer Intensive Advanced Russian I P: Grade of B or higher in SLAV-N 352, SLAV-N 362, or SLAV-R 302; or equivalent proficiency. Intensive summer equivalent of SLAV-R 401. Credit given for only one of SLAV-N 461, SLAV-N 471, or SLAV-R 401. (4 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-N 471 Summer Intensive Advanced Russian I P: Grade of B or higher in SLAV-N 352, SLAV-N 362, or SLAV-R 302; or equivalent proficiency. Intensive summer equivalent of SLAV-R 401. Credit given for only one of SLAV-N 461, SLAV-N 471, or SLAV-R 401. (4 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-N 472 Summer Intensive Advanced Russian II P: Grade of B or higher in SLAV-N 461, SLAV-N 471, or SLAV-R 401; or equivalent proficiency. Intensive summer equivalent of SLAV-R 402. Credit given for only one of SLAV-N 472 or SLAV-R 402. (4 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-P 201 Intermediate Polish I P: Grade of C or higher in SLAV-P 102 or equivalent. Continuation of work in structure and vocabulary acquisition through written exercises, study of word formation, drills, reading, and discussion of short stories. Credit given for only one of SLAV-P 201, SLAV-P 211, or SLAV-P 313. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-P 202 Intermediate Polish II P: Grade of C or higher in SLAV-P 201 or equivalent. Continuation of SLAV-P 201. Credit given for only one of SLAV-P 202, SLAV-P 222, or SLAV-P 314. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-P 301 Advanced Intermediate Polish I P: Grade of B or higher in SLAV-P 202 or equivalent. Morphological, lexical, and syntactical analysis of a broad spectrum of textual materials with special emphasis on meaning. Development of oral and written fluency and comprehension. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-P 302 Advanced Intermediate Polish II P: Grade of B or higher in SLAV-P 301 or equivalent. Morphological, lexical, and syntactical analysis of a broad spectrum of textual materials with special emphasis on meaning. Development of oral and written fluency and comprehension. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-P 473 Fourth-Year Polish I Refinement of active and passive language skills, with emphasis on vocabulary building and word usage.  Extensive readings, discussion, composition writing.  Individualized remedial drill in grammar and pronunciation. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-P 474 Fourth-Year Polish II Refinement of active and passive language skills, with emphasis on vocabulary building and word usage.  Extensive readings, discussion, composition writing.  Individualized remedial drill in grammar and pronunciation. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-R 201 Intermediate Russian I P: Grade of C or higher in SLAV-R 102 or equivalent. Continuation of work in structure and vocabulary acquisition through study of grammar, drills, and readings. Oral practice and written exercises. Credit given for only one of SLAV-R 201, SLAV-N 221, SLAV-N 231, SLAV-W 303, or SLAV-W 352. (4 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-R 202 Intermediate Russian II P: Grade of C or higher in SLAV-R 201 or equivalent. Continuation of work in structure and vocabulary acquisition through study of grammar, drills, and readings. Oral practice and written exercise. Credit given for only one of SLAV-N 232, SLAV-N 242, SLAV-R 202, SLAV-W 304 or SLAV-W 353. (4 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-R 301 Advanced Intermediate Russian I P: Grade of B or higher in SLAV-R 202 or equivalent. C: SLAV-R 325 or consent of department. Morphological, lexical, and syntactic analysis of a broad spectrum of textual materials with special emphasis on meaning. Development of oral and written fluency and comprehension. Remedial grammar and phonetics as required. Credit given for only one of SLAV-N 341, SLAV-N 351, SLAV-R 301, SLAV-W 305, or SLAV-W 354. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-R 302 Advanced Intermediate Russian II P: Grade of B or higher in SLAV-R 301 or equivalent. C: SLAV-R 326 or consent of department. Morphological, lexical, and syntactic analysis of a broad spectrum of textual materials with special emphasis on meaning. Development of oral and written fluency and comprehension. Remedial grammar and phonetics as required. Credit given for only one of SLAV-N 352, SLAV-N 362, SLAV-R 302, SLAV-W 306, or SLAV-W 355. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-R 325 Advanced Intermediate Oral Russian I P: SLAV-R 202 or consent of the department. Designed primarily for those interested in developing oral fluency. Sections in advanced conversation, recitation, and oral comprehension, supplemented by lab and drill in corrective pronunciation, dictation, and reading. May be repeated for a maximum of 2 credit hours. (1 credit hour.)
    • SLAV-R 326 Advanced Intermediate Oral Russian II P: SLAV-R 301 or SLAV-R 325, or consent of the department. Continuation and advanced treatment of topics covered in SLAV-R 325, as well as themes relating to current events. May be repeated for a maximum of 2 credit hours. (1 credit hour.)
    • SLAV-R 401 Advanced Russian I P: Grade of B or higher in SLAV-R 302 or equivalent. Refinement of active and passive language skills, with emphasis on vocabulary building and word usage. Extensive reading, discussion, composition writing. Individualized remedial drill in grammar and pronunciation aimed at preparing students to meet departmental language proficiency standards. Credit given for only one of SLAV-N 461, SLAV-N 471, SLAV-R 401, SLAV-W 307, or SLAV-W 356. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-R 402 Advanced Russian II P: Grade of B or higher in SLAV-R 401 or equivalent. Refinement of active and passive language skills, with emphasis on vocabulary building and word usage. Extensive reading, discussion, composition writing. Individualized remedial drill in grammar and pronunciation aimed at preparing students to meet departmental language proficiency standards. Credit given for only one of SLAV-N 472, SLAV-R 402, or SLAV-W 357. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-R 425 Advanced Oral Russian I P: SLAV-R 302 or consent of the department. Designed primarily for those interested in maintaining or developing oral fluency. Sections in advanced conversation, recitation and oral comprehension, dictation, and reading. May be repeated for a maximum of 2 credit hours. (1 credit hour.)
    • SLAV-R 426 Advanced Oral Russian II P: SLAV-R 401 or SLAV-R 425; or consent of the department. Continuation of SLAV-R 425. May be repeated for a maximum of 2 credit hours. (1 credit hour.)
    • SLAV-R 470 Political Russian P: Placement above third year or consent of instructor. Students will develop advanced language skills with a focus on international relations, economics, trade, national security, and arms control. Students will be exposed to such authentic materials as newspaper articles and audio excerpts from news broadcasts. Course goal is to develop functional proficiency in all basic language skills: reading, listening, speaking. Grammar review is part of the course. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-S 201 Intermediate Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian I P: Grade of C or higher in SLAV-S 102 or equivalent. Continuation of work in structure and vocabulary acquisition through written exercises, study of word formation, drills, reading and discussion of short stories. Credit given for only one of SLAV-S 201, SLAV-S 211, or SLAV-S 313. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-S 202 Intermediate Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian II P: Grade of C or higher in SLAV-S 201 or equivalent. Continuation of SLAV-S 201: work in structure and vocabulary acquisition through study of grammar, drills, and readings. Oral practice and written exercise. Credit given for only one of SLAV-S 202, SLAV-S 222, or SLAV-S 314. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-S 301 Advanced Intermediate Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian I P: Grade of B or higher in SLAV-S 202 or equivalent results on placement exam. Morphological, lexical, and syntactic analysis of a broad spectrum of textual materials with special emphasis on meaning. Development of oral and written fluency and comprehension. Remedial grammar and phonetics as required. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-S 302 Advanced Intermediate Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian II P: Grade of B or higher in SLAV-S 301 or equivalent result on placement exam. Reading of literary texts from a variety of periods and locations in the Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian speech area. Sequence of readings in original parallels syllabus of SLAV-S 363 and SLAV-S 364 in translation. Review of grammar, syntax, and expansion of lexicon as needed. (3 credit hours.)
  2. History and Geography. One (1) course from the History and Geography list.
    • Central Eurasian Studies
    • CEUS-R 191 Introduction to Central Eurasia P: Open only to freshmen and sophomores; or by consent of department. Introduction to the history of the traditional Central Eurasian ("Inner Asian") peoples through lecture and film. Topics include Proto-Indo-Europeans, Silk Road, Attila, steppe empires, Dalai Lama, Manchu and Russian relations, and the re-emergence of Central Eurasia in the late twentieth century. Extensive use of films. Credit given for only one of CEUS-R 191 or CEUS-U 190. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 199 Introductory Topics in Central Eurasian Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Variable title course for introductory topics in Central Eurasian studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours in CEUS-R 199 and CEUS-U 320. (1–4 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 294 Introduction to Hungary, Estonia, and Finland Introduction to Hungary, Estonia, and Finland, three European nations whose peoples speak unique Uralic languages. Covers their culture and history as shaped by their Uralic heritage and by Germanic, Turkish, and Slavic conquerors. Focuses on national awakenings, independence, communism, and their role in Europe today. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 299 Intermediate Topics in Central Eurasian Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Variable title course for intermediate topics in Central Eurasian studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours in CEUS-R 299 and CEUS-U 320. (1–4 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 302 Modern Finland In-depth study of modern Finnish history, stressing Russification; 1905 Revolution; independence; interwar period, the Winter War and the Continuation War; "Finlandization," economic miracle, and welfare state; changing role of women; Finland as part of Scandinavia; literature, art, and music; and membership in the European Union. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 309 Topics in Baltic-Finnish Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Variable title course for topics in Baltic-Finnish studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 310 Introduction to Central Asian History (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Explores Central Asia's role in world history, in Islam, and as a link between East Asia, South Asia, the Middle East, and Eastern Europe. Readings in English translation. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 313 Islam in Soviet Union and Successor States (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Surveys Islam and Muslim communities in areas of the former U.S.S.R. After basic coverage of Islam, Russian expansion, and their interaction, the course focuses on the pressures experienced by and exerted by Islam as a religion and socio-cultural system, with attention to religious life's adaptations to the Soviet and post-Soviet context. Credit given for only one of CEUS-R 313 or CEUS-U 394. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 329 Topics in Central Asian Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Variable title course for topics in Central Asian studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 342 Roma (Gypsy) History and Culture Europe's largest minority, the so-called "Gypsies," more properly the Roma, have been killed, hunted, and reviled; yet the exotic flavoring of "Gypsiness" has fascinated writers, artists, and composers. Surveys Roma history and representations. No background in East European studies, music, or film is required; readings are in English. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 349 Topics in Hungarian Studies Variable title course for topics in Hungarian studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (1–4 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 360 Modern Mongolia (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Examines Mongolia's turbulent history from independence from China's last dynasty in 1911 through theocracy, revolution, and communism to today's market democracy. Also focuses on social, economic, cultural, and demographic changes. No prerequisite. Credit given for only one of CEUS-R 360 or CEUS-U 469. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 369 Topics in Mongolian Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Variable title course for topics in Mongolian studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 383 Ten Sultans, One Empire: Ottoman Classical Age, 1300-1600 Traces the Ottoman Empire from its beginnings to its height under Suleyman the Magnificent. Themes include Turks before the empire, Asia Minor before the Turks, rival principalities, centralization, Ottomans as European and Middle Eastern, economy, society, religion, law, learning, ethnic/cultural diversity, and the "classical age" as a concept. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 389 Topics in Turkish Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Variable title course for topics in Turkish studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (1–4 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 393 The Mongol Century (approved topics only; see academic advisor) In-depth exploration of Chinggis Khan's Mongol Empire from its origins in the twelfth century in the continent-wide breakdown of the 1330s-1370s. Primary sources (Mongolian, Chinese, Middle Eastern, and European) in translation, including many of the medieval era's greatest histories and travelogues. Credit given for only one of CEUS-R 393 or CEUS-U 368. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 399 Advanced Topics in Central Eurasian Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Variable title course for topic in Central Eurasian studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours in CEUS-R 399 and CEUS-U 320. (1–4 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 412 Central Asia under Russian Rule Survey of Russia and Central Asia's complex relations, covering Russian expansion in the sixteenth century, Russian conquest in the nineteenth century, socio-political developments, and the emergence of modern nations in the 1920s. Themes include mechanism of Empire, dynamics between conqueror and conquered, and colonial administration of Islamic peoples. Credit given for only one of CEUS-R 412 or CEUS-U 494. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 413 Islamic Central Asia, Sixteenth-Nineteenth Centuries (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Surveys Islamic Central Asia from the sixteenth century to the Russian conquest, especially Chinggisid Uzbek states and the "tribal" dynasties, but also East Turkestan to 1755, and nomadic Qasaqs, Qirghiz, Turkmens. Themes include political institutions, legitimation, nomads and sedentaries; ethnic developments; religion and culture; sources and historiography. Credit given for only one of CEUS-R 413 or CEUS-U 493. (3 credit hours.)
    • College of Arts and Sciences
    • COLL-C 104 Critical Approaches to the Social and Historical Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Specific topics will vary by section and over time, but all versions of COLL-C 104 will meet the objectives of the College of Arts and Sciences Critical Approaches curriculum. The curriculum is intended for freshmen and sophomores, who will learn how scholars from the social and historical studies Breadth of Inquiry area frame questions, propose answers, and assess the validity of competing approaches. Writing and related skills are stressed. Credit given for only one of COLL-C 104 or COLL-S 104. (3 credit hours.)
    • Collins Living-Learning Center
    • CLLC-L 310 Collins Symposium (approved topics only; see academic advisor) The arts, sciences, and professions in their larger contexts. Subjects vary each semester. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • CLLC-L 320 Collins Symposium (approved topics only; see academic advisor) The arts, sciences, and professions in their larger contexts. Subjects vary each semester. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • European Studies, Institute for
    • EURO-W 405 Special Topics in European Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Selected ideas, trends, and problems in contemporary Europe from the perspective of social and behavioral sciences. Specific topics will be announced each semester. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 12 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • Geography
    • GEOG-G 120 Regions of the World (approved topics only; see academic advisor) What do bananas, the 1979 Islamic Revolution, and drone warfare have in common? How do economic development, geopolitics, and resource extraction shape current events? Answers to these and other questions are used to explain the roots of contemporary global events. (3 credit hours.)
    • GEOG-G 378 The Geography of North Central Asia Examines the geography of the Caucuses and North Central Asia. Focuses on general issues, such as the challenges posed by living in Russia's shadow, environmental degradation and political identity, before turning to an examination of each country. (3 credit hours.)
    • GEOG-G 427 Russia and Its Neighbors Geographic problems and prospects of the former republics of the Soviet Union with an emphasis on political geography, environmental issues, population, urbanization, energy, and the location of economic activity. (3 credit hours.)
    • GEOG-G 428 Geography of Europe (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Emphasizes common themes across the countries of Europe and the distinctive cultures that make up the region. Begins with a discussion of the physical landscape of Europe, then explores the cultural and economic landscape of the region. (3 credit hours.)
    • Global and International Studies, School of
    • SGIS-S 300 Topics in Global Issues (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Study of global issues relating to security, protests, and media. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (1–3 credit hours.)
    • SGIS-S 400 Advanced Topics in Global Affairs (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Study of international and global issues relating to politics, security, media and health. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (1–3 credit hours.)
    • SGIS-X 373 Internship in Global and International Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Provides academic structure to undergraduate students who wish to engage in a work experience through participation in internships domestically or internationally. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (1–3 credit hours.)
    • History
    • HIST-B 300 Issues in Western European History (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Study and analysis of selected historical issues and problems across more than one period of Western European history. Topics vary but usually cut across fields, regions, and periods. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-B 303 Issues in Modern European History (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Study and analysis of selected historical issues and problems in modern European history (1750–present). Topics will vary. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-B 315 European Anti-Semitism from the Enlightenment to the Holocaust Examines the origins, character, and development of anti-Semitism from the Enlightenment to the post-Holocaust period. Asks whether anti-Semitism is a single phenomenon with a clear tradition and cause, or whether it has varied markedly over time and from country to country. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-B 323 History of the Holocaust Anti-Semitism in imperial and Weimar Germany; the Nazi rise to power; the destruction of European Jewry; Jewish behavior in crisis and extremity; the attitude of the Allied nations; mass murder in comparative historical perspective; theological, moral, and political implications. Credit given for only one of HIST-B 323 or JSTU-J 323. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-D 100 Issues in Russian and East European History Study and analysis of selected historical issues and problems of general import. Topics will vary from semester to semester but will usually be broad subjects that cut across fields, regions, and periods. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-D 102 Icon and Axe: Russia from Earliest Times to 1861 Introduction to main events and issues in Russian history from earliest times to the Crimean War in the mid-nineteenth century. Covers foundation of a great Slavic state into the Eurasian plain, the Kievan era of early state building, colorful rulers such as Ivan the Terrible, Peter the Great, Catherine the Great. Credit given for only one of HIST-D 101, HIST-D 102, or HIST-H 261. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-D 103 The Making of Modern Russia Introduction to main events and issues in Russian history from the middle of the nineteenth century to present. Covers the great liberating reforms of Tsar Alexander II, the last tsar, Nicholas II, the revolutionary leader Vladimir Lenin, the brutal tyrant Joseph Stalin, and the last Communist leader Mikhail Gorbachev. Credit given for only one of HIST-D 101, HIST-D 103, or HIST-H 261. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-D 200 Issues in Russian/East European History Study and analysis of selected historical issues and problems of general import. Topics vary from semester to semester but usually are broad subjects that cut across fields, regions, and periods. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-D 201 Democratic Revolutions since 1980 (approved topics only; see academic advisor) In recent decades democratically-oriented revolutions have occurred in Eastern Europe, the Soviet Union, Latin America, Africa, East and Southeast Asia, and the Middle East. What accounts for this phenomenon? What common ideas and practices link them? Why were some more successful than others? (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-D 300 Issues in Russian/East European History Study and analysis of selected historical issues and problems of limited scope. Topics vary but usually cut across fields, regions, and periods. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-D 302 The Gorbachev Revolution and the Collapse of the Soviet Empire The revolution in Soviet politics, culture, and daily life wrought by Mikhail Gorbachev (1986–1991) and the end of the Soviet Empire. Examination of selected issues: political structures, family, education, youth, status of women and minorities. Historical roots traced. Credit given for only one of HIST-D 302 or REEI-R 302. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-D 303 Heroes and Villains in Russian History Biographies of a number of Russia’s most colorful personalities and the times in which they lived; among them, Ivan the Terrible, Pugachev, Peter the Great, Catherine the Great, Bakunin, Tolstoy, Lenin, Trotsky, Stalin. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-D 304 Jews of Eastern Europe Study of the history of Jewish life in Eastern Europe. Topics to be discussed will include Hasidism, Kabbalah, shtetl life, Haskalah (the Jewish Enlightenment), Socialism, Yiddish literary traditions, and the Holocaust. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-D 308 Empire of the Tsars Russian empire under Peter the Great, Catherine the Great, Napoleon’s invasion, expansion across Asia into the Americas, nationalism, war, and revolution. Other topics include daily life of the common people, gender issues, religion, and the emergence of a modern industrial society. Credit given for only one of HIST-D 308 or HIST-D 409. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-D 309 Russia in World War II: Battles and People Issues covered include Soviet politics and society on the eve of WWII, prewar diplomacy, the major battles of WWII on the Eastern Front, the Soviet “home front,” popular culture, and the impact of WWII on the Soviet Union and on the Soviet Union’s international position. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-D 310 Russian Revolutions and the Soviet Regime Causes and development of Russian revolutions and civil war; Lenin, Trotsky, and Stalin; purges, terror, economic development, society, and arts under Stalin; struggle against Hitler; scope and limits of de-Stalinization under Khrushchev; minorities, dissent, and life in the Soviet Union. Credit given for only one of HIST-D 310 or HIST-D 410. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-D 320 Modern Ukraine A history of one of the most neglected nations in European history, once the breadbasket of the Soviet Union and now one of the largest nations in Europe. Examines issues of national identity and national consciousness and explores the place of Ukraine in Eurasian history. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-D 321 Hungarian History and Civilization to 1711 Origin of the Hungarian people; settlement of the Danubian basin; adoption of Christianity; formation of Hungarian state; impact of western European civilization and economic system during Middle Ages and Renaissance; effect of Ottoman domination; Ottoman-Habsburg conflict; liberation of Hungary from Turkish rule. Credit given for only one of HIST-D 321 or HIST-D 421. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-D 322 Hungarian History and Civilization 1711—1918 Modernization and rebuilding of Hungary during Habsburg enlightened absolutism; age of reform and the revolution of 1848–1849; compromise of 1867; social and economic transformation of Hungary within the framework of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy; problems of a multinational state; World War I and collapse of historical Hungary. Credit given for only one of HIST-D 322 or HIST-D 422. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-D 325 Path to Emancipation: Nationalism in the Balkans, 1804—1923 Decline of the Ottoman Empire. Revolutionary traditions and movements; peasant societies and folk customs; literary and linguistic nationalism; Balkan irredentism. Formation of Serbian (Jugoslav), Greek, Rumanian, Bulgarian, Albanian, and Turkish national states. Austro-Hungarian, Russian, and British influence and imperialism in southeastern Europe and Near East. Credit given for only one of HIST-D 325 or HIST-D 425. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-D 327 The Habsburg Empire, 1780-1918: Nation-Building and Imperial Decline Enlightened despotism; Metternichian system; struggle for German unification; Habsburg culture and civilization. German-Austrian, Hungarian, Czechoslovak, South Slavic, Rumanian, and Polish nationalism. Industrialization; Christian socialism and Austro-Marxism; murder at Sarajevo; destruction of the empire; its legacy to Europe. Credit given for only one of HIST-D 327 or HIST-D 427. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-D 329 Eastern Europe 1900—1943 Begins around 1900 with twilight of great empires (Russian, Prussian, Ottoman, and Austro-Hungarian), exploring origins of modern eastern Europe, the “rebirth” of Eastern Europe after WWI; wild 1920s; polarizing ideological spectrum of the 1930s; and dynamics of communism and fascism. Given the spectre of WWII, this course will pose the question of whether and how we can read the interwar years in a way other than as a prelude to an inevitable catastrophe to come. Credit given for only one of HIST-D 328, HIST-D 329, or HIST-D 428. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-D 330 Eastern Europe 1944—Present Examines origins of communism in Eastern Europe, brutal takeover and Stalinization, attempts to reform communism, the fall of communism and ensuing battles for privatization, democratization, and the Wars in Yugoslavia. Looks at political institutions that shaped communist and post-communist Eastern Europe and important social and cultural developments. Credit given for only one of HIST-D 328, HIST-D 330, or HIST-D 428. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-G 300 Issues in Asian History (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Study and analysis of selected historical issues and problems of limited scope. Topics vary but usually cut across fields, regions, and periods. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-H 251 Introduction to Jewish History: From the Bible to Spanish Expulsion Topics include the origins of Judaism, Jewish life in ancient Israel and the Diaspora, Judaism and the origins of Christianity, Jewish society and culture under Christian and Muslim rule in the Middle Ages. Credit given for only one of HIST-H 251 or JSTU-J 251. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-H 252 Introduction to Jewish History: From Spanish Expulsion to the Present Jewish history from early modern times to the present. Topics include Jewish daily life in early modern Europe and Ottoman Turkey, Jewish mysticism, Hasidism, Jewish emancipation, modern Judaism, anti-Semitism, the Holocaust, Zionism, the State of Israel, and the history of American Jewry. Credit given for only one of HIST-H 252 or JSTU-J 252. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-J 300 Seminar In History (approved topics only; see academic advisor) The refinement of students’ skills as historians; will focus on the skills of writing, interpretation, historical reasoning, discussion, and research. May be repeated with a different topic and the authorization of the history undergraduate advisor for a total of 6 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-J 400 Seminar in History (approved topics only; see academic advisor) P: HIST-J 300 or HIST-J 301. Normally limited to majors. Capstone course, generally taken in senior year. Students will discuss and analyze primary and/ or secondary sources and undertake a substantial project demonstrating mastery of the historian’s skills. Topics will vary. May be repeated once with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • Jewish Studies
    • JSTU-J 251 Introduction to Jewish History: From the Bible to Spanish Expulsion Topics include the origins of Judaism, Jewish life in ancient Israel and the Diaspora, Judaism and the origins of Christianity, Jewish society and culture under Christian and Muslim rule in the Middle Ages. Credit given for only one of HIST-H 251 or JSTU-J 251. (3 credit hours.)
    • JSTU-J 252 Introduction to Jewish History: From Spanish Expulsion to the Present Jewish history from early modern times to the present. Topics include Jewish daily life in early modern Europe and Ottoman Turkey, Jewish mysticism, Hasidism, Jewish emancipation, modern Judaism, anti-Semitism, the Holocaust, Zionism, the State of Israel, and the history of American Jewry. Credit given for only one of J252 or HIST-H 252. (3 credit hours.)
    • JSTU-J 323 History of the Holocaust Anti-Semitism in the modern world; the Nazi rise to power; the destruction of European Jewry; Jewish behavior in crisis and extremity; the attitude of the Allied nations; mass murder in comparative historical perspective; anti-Semitism and racial thinking; collaboration, resistance, and rescue. Credit given for only one of JSTU-J 323 or HIST-B 323. (3 credit hours.)
    • Russian and East European Institute
    • REEI-R 302 Russia, Past and Present (Can be used to meet the requirement for any of the 3 areas) Interdisciplinary study of the geography, natural resources, peoples, religions, economy, political and social systems, education, law, cultures, literatures, and arts of Russia. Emphasis on recent developments with appropriate attention to historical roots. Credit given for only one of HIST-D 302 or REEI-R 302. (3 credit hours.)
    • REEI-R 303 Eastern Europe, Past and Present (Can be used to meet the requirement for any of the 3 areas) Interdisciplinary study of the geography, natural resources, peoples, religions, economy, political and social systems, education, law, cultures, literatures, and arts of East Central and Southeastern Europe. Emphasis on recent developments with appropriate attention to historical roots. (3 credit hours.)
    • REEI-R 300 Russian and East European Issues Brief examination of selected topics related to Russia and East Europe. Variable topics. May be repeated with different topics for a total of 6 credit hours. (1–4 credit hours.)
  3. Social Sciences. One (1) course from the Social Sciences list.
    • Anthropology
    • ANTH-E 382 Memory and Culture Remembrance is analyzed as a cultural and social reality. Review of the theoretical literature on collective memory as it unfolds in written, narrative, visual, and audiovisual art; in architecture and monuments; in private and public ritual; in genealogy; and in the social experience of the body. (3 credit hours.)
    • ANTH-E 387 The Ethnography of Europe Europe is viewed as an idea, an identity, and an historical consciousness. Students explore the meaning of this idea in the contemporary development of social and cultural anthropology, and in such social areas as regionalism and nationalism, ethnic identity, gender and kinship, religion, the city versus the village, and political life. (3 credit hours.)
    • ANTH-E 397 Peoples and Cultures of the Middle East General anthropological introduction to social institutions and cultural forms of the Arab countries of North Africa and the Near East, Israel, Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan. Topics include ecology, development of Islam and Muslim empires, traditional adaptive strategies, consequences of colonialism, independence and rise of nation-states, impact of modernization, changing conceptions of kinship, ethnicity, and gender. Credit given for only one of ANTH-E 397, CEUS-R 352, CEUS-U 397, or NELC-N 397. (3 credit hours.)
    • ANTH-E 398 Peoples and Cultures of Central Asia General anthropological introduction to societies and cultures of contemporary Muslim successor states of former Soviet Central Asia, Western China (Xinjiang), and Iran and Afghanistan. Topics include ecology, ethnohistory, traditional subsistence strategies, family, kinship, gender, sociopolitical organization, impact of colonial rule of tsarist and Soviet Russia and China, development of modern nation-states in Iran and Afghanistan, and dynamics of current conflicts and future prospects. Credit given for only one of ANTH-E 398, CEUS-R 316, or CEUS-U 398. (3 credit hours.)
    • ANTH-E 400 Undergraduate Seminar (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Intensive examination of selected topics in anthropology. Emphasis on analytic investigation and critical discussion. Topics vary. May be taken with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • ANTH-E 412 Anthropology of Russia and Eastern Europe Explores the contradictory effects of socialism's "fall" through a study of new ethnographies of postsocialist societies. Regional inquiries will be related to broader intellectual issues such as globalization, social suffering, commodification and cultural identity, ethnicity and nation building, armed conflict, and gender inequalities. (3 credit hours.)
    • ANTH-E 415 Topics in Communication and Culture in Comparative Perspective (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Cross-cultural exploration of communication systems, ranging from face-to-face interaction to mediated forms of communication, with an emphasis on their cultural foundations and social organization. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours in ANTH-E 415 and CMCL-C 415. (3 credit hours.)
    • ANTH-E 445 Seminar in Medical Anthropology This advanced seminar in medical anthropology focuses on theoretical approaches to understanding the body and notions of health, illness, and disease across cultures. Concentrates on interpretive and critical (political economy) approaches to issues of health and includes critical study of Western biomedicine. (3 credit hours.)
    • ANTH-L 400 Topical Seminar in the Ethnography of Communication (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Current issues in linguistic anthropology, designed to acquaint the student with readings and points of view not covered in the introductory courses. Topics such as languages of the world, variation in language, problems in linguistic structure, and culture and communication. Topic varies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • Central Eurasian Studies
    • CEUS-R 199 Introductory Topics in Central Eurasian Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Variable title course for introductory topics in Central Eurasian studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours in CEUS-R 199 and CEUS-U 320. (1–4 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 299 Intermediate Topics in Central Eurasian Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Variable title course for intermediate topics in Central Eurasian studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours in CEUS-R 299 and CEUS-U 320. (1–4 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 309 Topics in Baltic-Finnish Studies Variable title course for topics in Baltic-Finnish studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 315 Politics and Society in Central Asia An introduction to Central Eurasia, especially the former Soviet Union, focusing on the 1980s and beyond. Main topics are politics, society, and economy; others include demography, Islam, women, and foreign policy. Credit given for only one of CEUS-R 315 or CEUS-U 395. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 329 Topics in Central Asian Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Variable title course for topics in Central Asian studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 349 Topics in Hungarian Studies Variable title course for topics in Hungarian studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (1–4 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 369 Topics in Mongolian Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Variable title course for topics in Mongolian studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 389 Topics in Turkish Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Variable title course for topics in Turkish studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (1–4 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 394 Environmental Problems and Social Constraints in Northern and Central Eurasia Analyzes environmental and social conditions in the immense region of Northern and Central Eurasia (former Soviet Union). Covers general environmental and political situations; environmental transformation under Soviet rule; environmental and health problems; conclusions on current trends. Credit given for only one of CEUS-R 394 or CEUS-U 374. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 395 Politics of Identity in China and Inner Asia Challenges the assumption that terms such as "Chinese," "Taiwanese," or "Kazakh" represent straightforward concepts. Via theories of identity, and careful attention to the history of China and Inner Asia, explores and explodes the association of identity and descent, language and ethnicity, citizenship and nationality. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 399 Advanced Topics in Central Eurasian Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Variable title course for topic in Central Eurasian studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours in CEUS-R 399 and CEUS-U 320. (1–4 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 416 Religion and Power in Islamic Central Asia Exploration of the roles of religious figures and institutions in sanctioning, exercising, and/or undermining political authority in Islamic Central Asia. Focuses on the political influence wielded by the local representatives of Islam's spiritual ideal, especially Sufi shaykhs and how they used their extraordinary socio-economic and political power. Credit given for only one of CEUS-R 416 or CEUS-U 498. (3 credit hours.)
    • College of Arts and Sciences
    • COLL-C 104 Critical Approaches to the Social and Historical Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Specific topics will vary by section and over time, but all versions of COLL-C 104 will meet the objectives of the College of Arts and Sciences Critical Approaches curriculum. The curriculum is intended for freshmen and sophomores, who will learn how scholars from the social and historical studies Breadth of Inquiry area frame questions, propose answers, and assess the validity of competing approaches. Writing and related skills are stressed. Credit given for only one of COLL-C 104 or COLL-S 104. (3 credit hours.)
    • Collins Living-Learning Center
    • CLLC-L 310 Collins Symposium (approved topics only; see academic advisor) The arts, sciences, and professions in their larger contexts. Subjects vary each semester. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • CLLC-L 320 Collins Symposium (approved topics only; see academic advisor) The arts, sciences, and professions in their larger contexts. Subjects vary each semester. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • Criminal Justice
    • CJUS-P 340 Law and Society: The Cross-Cultural Perspective Roles of legal institutions and processes in social and cultural systems. Cross-cultural examination of the foundations and contexts of legal forms and content and their relation to social, economic, and political systems and institutions. Analysis of legal impact, legal change, and legal development. (3 credit hours.)
    • CJUS-P 474 Law, Crime, and Justice in Post-Soviet Russia Interdisciplinary course examines how the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of government are being influenced by the forces of transition. Analysis of Russian crime, including corruption, patterns of interpersonal violence, human trafficking, and drug use. Last section focuses on the Russian criminal justice system, including juvenile justice, policing, and prisons. (3 credit hours.)
    • CJUS-P 493 Seminar in Criminal Justice (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Intensive study and analysis of selected problems in criminal justice. Topics will vary. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • Economics
    • ECON-E 386 Soviet-Type Economies in Transition P: ECON-E 321. Economic institutions, resource allocation mechanisms, incentives and decision-making in a Soviet-type economy; economics of transition to a market-oriented system. Particular attention is paid to price liberalization, development of the financial system, privatization of state-owned assets, opening to the world economy, and the role of private sector. Credit given for only one of ECON-E 386 or ECON-E 497. (3 credit hours.)
    • ECON-E 390 Undergraduate Seminar in Economics (approved topics only; see academic advisor) P: ECON-E 321; Additional prerequisites may be required depending on the seminar topic. Intensive study of a topic area in economics. Topics will vary. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • ECON-S 202 Introduction to Macroeconomics: Honors P: ECON-S 201 or ECON-E 201; Honors student. Designed for students of superior ability. Covers same core material as ECON-E 202 and substitutes for ECON-E 202 as a prerequisite for other courses. (3 credit hours.)
    • European Studies, Institute for
    • EURO-W 304 Model European Union A course with two interrelated parts. The first involves an analysis of the decision-making powers of the European Union (EU). This analysis then leads to a formal simulation of the EU. This course may be repeated for credit, for a maximum of 3 credit hours. (1–3 credit hours.)
    • EURO-W 405 Special Topics in European Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Selected ideas, trends, and problems in contemporary Europe from the perspective of social and behavioral sciences. Specific topics will be announced each semester. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 12 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • Gender Studies
    • GNDR-G 402 Problems in Gender Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Topical seminar in gender studies. Analysis of a particular issue or problem that has generated debate within gender-related scholarship in a particular discipline, or across several disciplines/fields of inquiry. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (1–3 credit hours.)
    • Global and International Studies, School of
    • SGIS-S 300 Topics in Global Issues (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Study of global issues relating to security, protests, and media. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (1–3 credit hours.)
    • SGIS-S 400 Advanced Topics in Global Affairs (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Study of international and global issues relating to politics, security, media and health. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (1–3 credit hours.)
    • SGIS-X 373 Internship in Global and International Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Provides academic structure to undergraduate students who wish to engage in a work experience through participation in internships domestically or internationally. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (1–3 credit hours.)
    • Global Living-Learning Community
    • GLLC-G 210 Global Village Colloquium (approved topics only; see academic advisor) P: Consent of Global Village director. Intermediate consideration of a topic or issue of international dimension not normally covered by individual departments. Often interdisciplinary. Subjects vary each semester. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • GLLC-G 220 Global Village Colloquium (approved topics only; see academic advisor) P: Consent of Global Village director. Intermediate consideration of a topic or issue of international dimension not normally covered by individual departments. Often interdisciplinary. Subjects vary each semester. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • GLLC-G 320 Global Village Symposium (approved topics only; see academic advisor) P: Consent of Global Village director. Advanced consideration of a topic or issue of international dimension not normally covered by individual departments. Often interdisciplinary. Subjects vary each semester. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • GLLC-G 321 Intelligence and National Security Study and analysis of intelligence in U.S. foreign policy and national security issues from 1776 to the present. A look at wartime and peacetime tactics, the Cold War, post–September 11th strategies, and both state and non-state threats. Examines shift to human intelligence, civil liberty issues, and foreign and domestic intelligence activities. (3 credit hours.)
    • Hutton Honors College
    • HON-H 304 Interdepartmental Colloquia (approved topics only; see academic advisor) P: Consent of Hutton Honors College. Honors seminar focusing on topics in social and historical studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • International Studies
    • INTL-I 100 Introduction to International Studies This introductory, interdisciplinary course exposes students to the various academic approaches essential to international studies and to the various concentrations that comprise the major. (3 credit hours.)
    • INTL-I 203 Global Development (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Focuses on the interaction between social, political, and economic forces and human development at global, national, and subnational scales; introduces theoretical perspectives on economic development and the function of markets. (3 credit hours.)
    • INTL-I 300 Topics in International Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) This course focuses on the intensive study and analysis of selected international problems and issues within an interdisciplinary format. Topics will vary but will cut across fields, regions, and periods. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 12 credit hours. (1–3 credit hours.)
    • INTL-I 304 Advanced Topics in Human Rights and International Law (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Advanced topics focusing on human rights discourse and the role international law, treaties and conventions play in addressing these rights globally. Topics are interdisciplinary in theory and method. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 12 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • INTL-I 310 Advanced Topics in Diplomacy, Security, Governance (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Advanced topics focusing on the development of the modern state and the role of international organizations in maintaining global security and promoting global governance. Addresses issues of political and cultural diplomacy and their effect in international disputes. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 12 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • INTL-I 325 International Issues through Foreign Languages (approved topics only; see academic advisor) This seminar will examine an international issue through a foreign perspective. Course readings and discussions will be conducted in a foreign language at an advanced level.  The seminar's objective is to expose participants to global problems utilizing non-U.S. sources. (1 credit hour.)
    • INTL-I 400 International Studies Capstone Seminar P: INTL-I 315. This required seminar is designed for senior majors who have completed all of the International Studies degree requirements to consolidate their studies. Students complete a project that addresses an issue appropriate to their concentration. (3 credit hours.)
    • INTL-I 422 Contested Territories/Conflicted Identities (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Study of nationalism to explore how history, politics and culture conflict and converge in shaping multiple identities. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 12 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • INTL-X 370 Topics with Service Learning in International Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Examines issues of international scope through service learning projects. Content varies with instructor. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours in INTL-I 435 and INTL-X 370. (3 credit hours.)
    • Political Science
    • POLS-Y 107 Introduction to Comparative Politics (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Examines countries around the world to investigate fundamental questions about politics. Topics include democratic development, promotion of economic prosperity, maintenance of security, and management of ethnic and religious conflict. Critical thinking skills encouraged. Cases for comparison include advanced industrialized democracies, communist and former communist countries, and developing countries. Credit given for only one of POLS-Y 107 and POLS-Y 217. (3 credit hours.)
    • POLS-Y 109 Introduction to International Relations Causes of war, nature and attributes of the state, imperialism, international law, national sovereignty, arbitration, adjudication, international organization, major international issues. Credit given for only one of POLS-Y 109 or POLS-Y 219. (3 credit hours.)
    • POLS-Y 200 Contemporary Political Topics (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Extensive analysis of selected contemporary political problems. Topics vary from semester to semester and are listed in the online May be repeated with different topics for 6 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • POLS-Y 210 Honors Seminar (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Intensive examination of selected political topics for freshman and sophomore honors students. Emphasis on critical discussion and preparation of brief papers. May be repeated once for credit. (3 credit hours.)
    • POLS-Y 332 Russian Politics Political process and government structure in the Russian state. Political institutions inherited from tsarist empire and the Soviet state (1917–1991), history of subsequent political reform. Political problems of ethnic conflict, creating democratic institutions, and of transition from socialism to market economy. (3 credit hours.)
    • POLS-Y 340 East European Politics Compares political change in the East European states, and emphasizes the legacies of authoritarianism and communism and the post-communist transition to democracy. Topics include the building of political institutions, the inclusion of citizens into the polity, the reform of the economy, the management of ethnic and social conflicts, and integration into the European Union. (3 credit hours.)
    • POLS-Y 348 The Politics of Genocide Comparative study of major twentieth-century genocides. Examines the political conditions, ideologies, and movements leading up to mass murder, and the ethnic and global context of genocide. Focuses on the question of responsibility and accountability from the viewpoints of perpetrators, victims, and bystanders in the national and international communities. (3 credit hours.)
    • POLS-Y 350 Politics of the European Union Study of the politics of the European Union (EU). Assesses past and present dynamics of economic and political integration in Europe, the structure and work of European Union institutions, and EU public policies such as the Single Market, the common currency, common foreign and security policy, and trade. (3 credit hours.)
    • POLS-Y 351 Political Simulations (approved topics only; see academic advisor) May be taken alone or in conjunction with related political science courses. A course tied to simulations of international organizations such as the European Union, the United Nations, or the Organization of American States. May be repeated for a maximum of 3 credit hours. (1–3 credit hours.)
    • POLS-Y 352 The Holocaust and Politics Examination of the socioeconomic conditions and political ideologies leading up to the Holocaust, and the political, administrative, and social context for the genocide from the vantage of perpetrators, victims, and bystanders. Focus on the individual, national, and international responses to and responsibilities for the Holocaust. Consideration of the Holocaust's legacies for the postwar world. (3 credit hours.)
    • POLS-Y 363 Comparative Foreign Policy Compares factors that influence foreign policy and the foreign policy process. Focuses on domestic or internal sources of foreign policy behavior, including impact of individual leaders, group decision-making processes, bureaucratic politics, ideology and political culture, historical experience, and type of political system. Classroom simulations are central to the course. (3 credit hours.)
    • POLS-Y 368 Russian and Soviet Foreign Policy R: POLS-Y 332. Behavior of Russia and U.S.S.R. in world affairs from 1945 to the present. Emphasis on impact of geographic assets and vulnerabilities, historical experience, domestic politics, and the changing international environment. (3 credit hours.)
    • POLS-Y 375 War and International Conflict The nature of war. Theories and evidence on the causes of war. Discussion of the ways in which war has been conceived and perceived across time and of methods employed to study the phenomenon of war. (3 credit hours.)
    • POLS-Y 376 International Political Economy Theories about the interaction between the international economic and political systems are the subject of this course. Works from each of the main traditions—liberal, Marxist, and statist—will be assigned. Specific topics covered will include (among others): the politics of trade, aid, foreign investment, and international monetary affairs; theories of dependency and imperialism; the politics of international competition in specific industries; the stability/ instability of international economic regimes. (3 credit hours.)
    • POLS-Y 381 Classical Political Thought An exposition and critical analysis of the major political philosophers and philosophical schools from Plato to Machiavelli. (3 credit hours.)
    • POLS-Y 382 Modern Political Thought An exposition and critical analysis of the major political philosophers and philosophical schools from Machiavelli to the present. (3 credit hours.)
    • POLS-Y 399 Politics of the United Nations (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Origins and evolution of the UN; principal UN bodies, how they operate and what they do; who finances the UN; controversies and voting patterns in the UN; attitudes toward the UN and debates within member countries regarding its role; impact of UN activities and programs (e.g., conflict resolution and mediation, peacekeeping and peace enforcement; nation building, development aid, weapons proliferation, human rights, health, environment). Credit given for only one of NELC-N 398 or POLS-Y 399. (3 credit hours.)
    • POLS-Y 401 Topics in Political Science (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Topic varies with the instructor and year; consult the online May be repeated once for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (2–3 credit hours.)
    • Business, Kelley School of
    • BUS-D 301 The International Business Environment (approved topics only; see academic advisor) No description is available for this course.
    • BUS-D 496 Foreign Study in Business (approved topics only; see academic advisor) No description is available for this course.
    • BUS-F 494 International Finance (approved topics only; see academic advisor) No description is available for this course.
    • BUS-G 494 Public Policy and the International Economy (approved topics only; see academic advisor) No description is available for this course.
    • BUS-M 401 International Marketing No description is available for this course.
    • Public and Environmental Affairs, School of
    • SPEA-V 160 National and International Policy (approved topics only; see academic advisor) No description is available for this course.
  4. Literature and Culture. One (1) course from the Literature and Culture list.
    • Art History
    • ARTH-A 101 Ancient and Medieval Art (approved topics only; see academic advisor) A survey of major styles and monuments in art and architecture from prehistoric times to the end of the Middle Ages. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 101 or FINA-A 101. (3 credit hours.)
    • ARTH-A 226 Envisioning the Sacred: Survey of Medieval Art (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Origins and development of the architecture, and especially the sculpture and painting, of the period from Constantine the Great (300 A.D.) to the fall of Constantinople in 1453 in the Byzantine East and the beginning of the Renaissance in the Latin West. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 226 or FINA-A 226. (3 credit hours.)
    • ARTH-A 341 Nineteenth-Century European Art Survey of major artists and styles in painting and sculpture from c. 1770 to 1900, emphasizing developments in France, England, and Germany. Topics include neoclassicism, romanticism, realism, impressionism, and post-impressionism. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 341 or FINA-A 341. (3 credit hours.)
    • ARTH-A 421 Pagans and Christians: Christian Art in the Roman Empire Christian art as it developed in its first centuries within the Roman Empire (200-600). Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 421 or FINA-A 421. (3 credit hours.)
    • ARTH-A 425 Heaven on Earth: Art and the Church in Byzantium (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Art and architecture of the Byzantine Empire (A.D. 600-1453). Consideration of materials from the core territories of the Byzantine world (Constantinople, Asia Minor, Greece), the Byzantine commonwealth of Orthodox lands (Kievan Rus, Serbia) and Western Europe (Sicily, Venice, Crusader states). Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 425 or FINA-A 425. (3 credit hours.)
    • ARTH-A 442 Twentieth-Century Art, 1900-1945 Art, architecture and design of the first half of the twentieth century: cubism, futurism, German expressionism, Dada, constructivism, the Bauhaus, with emphasis on the central concepts of modernism and the avant-garde. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 442 or FINA-A 442. (3 credit hours.)
    • ARTH-A 480 Russian Art Russian art from the twelfth century to the present. Emphasis on the period 1850 to the present: realism, the Slavic revival, symbolism, constructivism, and socialist realism. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 480 or FINA-A 480. (3 credit hours.)
    • Central Eurasian Studies
    • CEUS-R 199 Introductory Topics in Central Eurasian Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Variable title course for introductory topics in Central Eurasian studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours in CEUS-R 199 and CEUS-U 320. (1–4 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 299 Intermediate Topics in Central Eurasian Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Variable title course for intermediate topics in Central Eurasian studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours in CEUS-R 299 and CEUS-U 320. (1–4 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 304 Modern Finnish Literature Examination of major works of modern Finnish literature in translation. Themes include urbanization, industrialization, independence, the individual and society, alcoholism, "the sixties," role of women, and influence of fine arts, music, performing arts, and film. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 309 Topics in Baltic-Finnish Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Variable title course for topics in Baltic-Finnish studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 313 Islam in Soviet Union and Successor States Surveys Islam and Muslim communities in areas of the former U.S.S.R. After basic coverage of Islam, Russian expansion, and their interaction, the course focuses on the pressures experienced by and exerted by Islam as a religion and socio-cultural system, with attention to religious life's adaptations to the Soviet and post-Soviet context. Credit given for only one of CEUS-R 313 or CEUS-U 394. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 316 Peoples and Cultures of Central Asia Anthropology of former Soviet Central Asia and adjacent areas of Iran and Afghanistan. Topics include ecology, ethnohistory, subsistence traditions; kinship, gender, identities; religion; transformations under Russia, Iran, Afghanistan, and the war on terrorism. No previous knowledge presumed; background in anthropology helpful. Credit given for only one of ANTH-E 398, CEUS-R 316, or CEUS-U 398. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 329 Topics in Central Asian Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Variable title course for topics in Central Asian studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 342 Roma (Gypsy) History and Culture Europe's largest minority, the so-called "Gypsies," more properly the Roma, have been killed, hunted, and reviled; yet the exotic flavoring of "Gypsiness" has fascinated writers, artists, and composers. Surveys Roma history and representations. No background in East European studies, music, or film is required; readings are in English. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 349 Topics in Hungarian Studies Variable title course for topics in Hungarian studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (1–4 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 352 Peoples and Cultures of the Middle East Ethnographic survey examines the social institutions and cultural forms in contemporary Middle Eastern societies (i.e., the Arab world, Israel, Turkey, Iran, and Afghanistan). Topics include ecology; Islam; pastoral nomadism; agriculture and cities; colonialism and nation-states; tribalism, ethnicity, and gender; and modernization, oil wealth, labor migration, and social unrest. Credit given for only one of ANTH-E 397, CEUS-R 352, CEUS-U 397, or NELC-N 397. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 369 Topics in Mongolian Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Variable title course for topics in Mongolian studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 389 Topics in Turkish Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Variable title course for topics in Turkish studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (1–4 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 392 Uralic Peoples and Cultures Surveys the Uralic (Finno-Ugric and Samoyed) peoples of northern Europe and Siberia. Topics include their origins and history, traditional and modern cultures, ethnic and national identity, development and modernization, and political independence and Russian rule. Also covers interrelations among Uralic peoples in the modern era. Credit given for only one of CEUS-R 392 or CEUS-U 370. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 399 Advanced Topics in Central Eurasian Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Variable title course for topic in Central Eurasian studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours in CEUS-R 399 and CEUS-U 320. (1–4 credit hours.)
    • College of Arts and Sciences
    • COLL-C 103 Critical Approaches to the Arts and Humanities (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Specific topics will vary by section and over time, but all versions of COLL-C 103 will meet the objectives of the College of Arts and Sciences Critical Approaches curriculum. The curriculum is intended for freshmen and sophomores, who will learn how scholars from the arts and humanities Breadth of Inquiry area frame questions, propose answers, and assess the validity of competing approaches. Writing and related skills are stressed. Credit given for only one of COLL-C 103 or COLL-S 103. (3 credit hours.)
    • Collins Living-Learning Center
    • CLLC-L 310 Collins Symposium (approved topics only; see academic advisor) The arts, sciences, and professions in their larger contexts. Subjects vary each semester. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • CLLC-L 320 Collins Symposium (approved topics only; see academic advisor) The arts, sciences, and professions in their larger contexts. Subjects vary each semester. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • Comparative Literature
    • CMLT-C 335 Realism, Naturalism, and Symbolism R: CMLT-C 205 or 3 credit hours of literature. The rise of realism in nineteenth-century fiction and its development into naturalism and impressionism; the symbolist reaction in poetry; the reemergence of the drama as a major genre. Authors such as Dickens, Flaubert, Tolstoy, Mallarme, Ibsen, Hauptmann, Strindberg, Chekhov. (3 credit hours.)
    • CMLT-C 340 Women in World Literature (approved topics only; see academic advisor) R: CMLT-C 205 or 3 credit hours of literature. Study of literature by women from different ages and societies. Consideration of issues such as the relationship to literary tradition and cultural context, the creation of an authoritative voice, or the representation of women in literature. Course may focus on one genre or mode (such as drama, lyric, autobiography, or satire). (3 credit hours.)
    • CMLT-C 347 Literature and Ideas (approved topics only; see academic advisor) R: CMLT-C 205 or 3 credit hours of literature. Historical interrelations between literature and philosophy. Recent topics have included free will and the problem of evil; mysticism, criminality, and suffering; existentialism and the literature of the absurd. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • CMLT-C 377 Topics in Yiddish Literature (approved topics only; see academic advisor) R: CMLT-C 205 or 3 credit hours of literature. Selected topics focusing on Yiddish fiction and drama (1810-1914) or twentieth-century Yiddish fiction, drama, and poetry. Taught in English. No prior knowledge of Yiddish required. Topics vary. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours for any combination of CMLT-C 377 and GER-E 351. (3 credit hours.)
    • CMLT-C 378 Topics in Yiddish Culture (approved topics only; see academic advisor) R: CMLT-C 205 or 3 credit hours of literature. Selected topics on history of Ashkenazic Jews; Old Yiddish and premodern Yiddish folklore and popular culture; history and sociology of Yiddish; modern Yiddish culture; and centers of modern Yiddish culture. Taught in English. No prior knowledge of Yiddish required. Topics vary. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours for any combination of CMLT-C 378 and GER-E 352. (3 credit hours.)
    • CMLT-C 400 Studies in Comparative Literature (approved topics only; see academic advisor) R: CMLT-C 205 or 3 credit hours of literature. Specific problems concerning the relationship of two or more literatures or of literature and another area in the humanities. May be repeated twice. (3 credit hours.)
    • English
    • ENG-L 375 Studies in Jewish Literature Jewish authors, such as I. B. Singer and Elie Wiesel; groups of authors, such as Holocaust writers and writers about the immigrant experience; or genres and themes. Topic will vary from semester to semester. (3 credit hours.)
    • Folklore and Ethnomusicology
    • FOLK-F 312 European Folklore/Folklife/Folk Music (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Expressions of regional cultures and emerging nations of Europe. Social functions of folklore and folk music in rural and urban communities. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • FOLK-F 330 Folk Culture and Related Fields (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Studies of folk culture in relationship to other fields. Focuses on such interdisciplinary topics as folk culture in relationship to language, literature, psychology, history, religion, sociology, musicology, or anthropology. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • Germanic Studies
    • GER-E 351 Topics in Yiddish Literature (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Selected topics focusing on Yiddish fiction and drama (1810–1914) or twentieth-century Yiddish fiction, drama, and poetry. Taught in English. No prior knowledge of Yiddish required. Topics vary. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours for CMLT-C 377, GER-E 351, and GER-Y 300. (3 credit hours.)
    • GER-E 352 Topics in Yiddish Culture (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Selected topics on history of Ashkenazic Jews; Old Yiddish and premodern Yiddish folklore and popular culture; history and sociology of Yiddish; modern Yiddish culture; and centers of modern Yiddish culture. Conducted in English. No prior knowledge of Yiddish required. Topics vary. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours for CMLT-C 378, and GER-E 352, GER-Y 350. (3 credit hours.)
    • GER-X 493 Individual Readings in Yiddish Studies: Language, Literature, Culture (approved topics only; see academic advisor) P: Consent of instructor. Readings in Yiddish or English translations on a topic in Yiddish Culture. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credit hours in GER-X 493 and GER-Y 495. (1–3 credit hours.)
    • Global and International Studies, School of
    • SGIS-S 300 Topics in Global Issues (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Study of global issues relating to security, protests, and media. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (1–3 credit hours.)
    • SGIS-S 400 Advanced Topics in Global Affairs (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Study of international and global issues relating to politics, security, media and health. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (1–3 credit hours.)
    • SGIS-X 373 Internship in Global and International Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Provides academic structure to undergraduate students who wish to engage in a work experience through participation in internships domestically or internationally. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (1–3 credit hours.)
    • Global Living-Learning Community
    • GLLC-G 210 Global Village Colloquium (approved topics only; see academic advisor) P: Consent of Global Village director. Intermediate consideration of a topic or issue of international dimension not normally covered by individual departments. Often interdisciplinary. Subjects vary each semester. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • Hutton Honors College
    • HON-H 234 Literature of Time and Place (approved topic: "Literature of the Holocaust") Focuses on works of fiction and/or nonfiction that are distinctive of a particular time period, memorable event or occurrence, or location. Relevant monographs capture the essence of a specific era, happening, or the perspectives of people in a particular place. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • HON-H 303 Interdepartmental Colloquia (approved topics only; see academic advisor) P: Consent of Hutton Honors College. Honors seminar focusing on topics in arts and humanities. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • Jewish Studies
    • JSTU-J 203 Arts and Humanities Topics in Jewish Studies (approved topic: "Literature of the Holocaust") Selected arts and humanities topics and issues in Jewish studies. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • JSTU-J 303 Arts and Humanities Topics in Jewish Studies (approved topic: "Russian Jewish Writers") Selected arts and humanities topics and issues in Jewish studies. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • Media School, The
    • MSCH-F 420 Topics in Media History (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Media historiography, topics in national media history, national and international movements and trends. Topic varies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours in CMCL-C 420 and MSCH-F 420. (3 credit hours.)
    • MSCH-J 448 Global Journalism: Issues and Research P: Junior/senior standing; or consent of instructor. Structure and function of international communication systems and barrier to flow of information among nations. Emphasis on gathering and disseminating information around the world. Study of the major newspapers of the world, international news agencies, and international broadcasting and satellite networks. Credit given for only one of JOUR-J 448 or MSCH-J 448. (3 credit hours.)
    • MSCH-J 450 History of Journalism (approved topics only; see academic advisor) P: Junior/senior standing; or consent of instructor. American social-intellectual history integrated with the story of news media development, emphasizing the historical relationship of the mass media to American social, economic, and cultural patterns and developments. Origin, growth, shortcomings, and achievements of media. Impact of society on the media and vice versa. Credit given for only one of JOUR-J 450 or MSCH-J 450. (3 credit hours.)
    • Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
    • NELC-N 305 Issues in Middle Eastern Literature (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Selected works of Middle Eastern literature in relation to a singular cultural problem or theme. Topics will vary. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • Religious Studies
    • REL-A 355 The Right Belief: History of Orthodox Christianity Introduction to the doctrines, spirituality, and practice of Orthodox Christianity as expressed in various cultural and national contexts. Particular attention is paid to Orthodox asceticism, monasticism, parish life, theology, and religious rivalry within the confession. (3 credit hours.)
    • REL-A 430 Topics in the History of Judaism (approved topics only; see academic advisor) P: Course on Judaism or consent of instructor. Special topics such as problems in Jewish mystical tradition, the nature of religious community, charismatic leadership, religious biography. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours in REL-A 430 and REL-R 445. (3 credit hours.)
    • REL-D 362 Religious Issues in Contemporary Judaism (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Religious problems confronting Jews and Judaism in our own time: women and Judaism, the impact of the Holocaust on Judaism, contemporary views of Zionism, religious trends in American Judaism. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 12 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • REL-R 300 Studies in Religion (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Selected topics and movements in religion. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 12 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures
    • SLAV-C 223 Introduction to Czech Culture Introduction to history, literature, visual arts, music, film, and theatre of the Czechs. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-C 363 History of Czech Literature and Culture A history of the Czech lands and their art, literature, and music from the ninth through the late nineteenth centuries. Some discussion of Slovak language and literature also included. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-C 364 Lovers & Murderers: Czech Literature and Culture from WWII to Today Survey of Czech fiction and drama from World War II to the present. Some discussion of émigré literature also included. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-C 365 Seminar in Czech and Central European Literatures and Cultures (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Focus on either Czech or Central European literature and culture; intensive study of an author, a period, or a literary or cultural development. Readings and lectures in English. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-P 223 Introduction to Polish Culture Survey of Polish culture from the origins of the Polish state to modern times. Important historical, political, and social developments and trends as seen through literature, art, science, music, architecture, and political documents. Knowledge of Polish not required. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-P 363 Faces of War and Freedom Polish literature and culture from the nineteenth century to World War II in its turbulent historical and sociopolitical context. Special attention will be given to cultural representations of historical upheavals and the analysis of literary and artistic strategies of responding to the conditions of foreign occupation, colonization, and genocide. Knowledge of Polish language and culture not required. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-P 365 Topics in Polish Literature and Culture Focus on Polish literature and culture with comparisons to other world literatures and cultures; intensive study of an author, a period, or a literary or cultural development. Readings and lectures in English. No previous knowledge of Polish literature or culture required. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-P 366 The Bold and the Restless: Polish Film from the 1950s to the Present An exploration of the post-World War II history of Polish cinema, made famous worldwide by directors such as Wajda, Kieslowski, and Polanski. Topics of interest include the cinema of moral anxiety (1970s); absurd comedies depicting life under communism; adaptations of literary classics; and new topics and genres in contemporary Polish film. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-R 123 Russian Short Fiction Masterpieces of Russian short fiction in a variety of literary modes, from the early nineteenth century to the present, with particular attention to Russian writers and works that have influenced the short story worldwide. Authors include Pushkin, Gogol, Turgenev, Chekhov, Babel, and Nabokov. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-R 223 Introduction to Russian Culture Survey of development of Russian culture and thought from medieval Russia to the present, as seen primarily through literature and the arts. No knowledge of Russian is necessary. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-R 224 Contemporary Russian Culture Survey of Russian culture from the late Soviet period to the present. Concentration on three simultaneous dichotomies: anthropological versus artistic culture; nationalism and classic Russian themes versus Western and postmodern trends; and popular versus serious art, music, and literature. Knowledge of Russian not required. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-R 229 Russian Folk Tales Survey, analysis, and origins of traditional Russian folk tales based on thematic and structural classifications. Various approaches and theories are introduced in analyzing and interpreting folk tales, e.g., structural, formalist, thematic, and psychological. Pagan mythology, customs, and rituals are viewed as the possible origins of folktales. Influence of folk tales in music, arts, and cinema. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-R 263 Pushkin to Dostoevsky The golden age of the Russian novel; its social, cultural, and economic context; the flowering of art and music; the rise of the metropolis in association with poverty, alienation, quest for identity (both national and personal), as reflected in the romantic and realistic works of Pushkin, Gogol, Turgenev, and Dostoevsky. Knowledge of Russian not required. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-R 264 Rus Lit: Tolstoy to Solzhenitsyn 1880 to present, a period of profound political, social, and intellectual ferment: the Bolshevik Revolution, Civil War, collectivization, the Stalinist purges, World War II, the collapse of the Soviet Union, and the rise of a “new” Russia. Knowledge of Russian not required. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-R 334 Tolstoy and Dostoevsky Two giants of world literature who have shaped not only modern cultural history but philosophy and politics as well. Major works of each author will be read within an international perspective. Knowledge of Russian not required. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-R 352 Russian and Soviet Film Development of Russian cinematography from 1896 to the present. Characteristic features of Soviet films; the theory and practice of filmmaking in the former Soviet Union; the Soviet and Russian cinema in its relationship to Russian literature and in the larger context of European cinema art. Knowledge of Russian not required. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-R 353 Central European Cinema Broad cultural overview of Central European cinema, highlighting major developments of cinema in Poland, Hungary, Bulgaria, and the former Republics of Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia in the post-Stalin era. Special attention will be given to the individual style and aesthetics of several major film directors. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-R 405 Readings in Russian Literature I P: SLAV-R 302 or equivalent. R: SLAV-R 263, SLAV-R 264. Reading, in the original, of important Russian literary works of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Discussion and analysis of the works. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-R 407 Readings in Russian Culture, History, and Society I P: SLAV-R 302 or equivalent. Extensive translation from the original of selected works on Russian history, government, music, folklore, geography, culture. Discussion of both linguistic problems and content. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-S 223 Introduction to Balkan and South Slavic Cultures Survey of the cultures of Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Albania, and Romania, concentrating on the modern period. Lectures and readings in English. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-S 320 Special Topics in Slavic Studies Study and analysis of literary and cultural issues and problems in the Slavic studies area. Variable topics ranging from a study of a single novel or genre to selected themes of Slavic literature in their historical and cultural contexts. Topics will vary from semester to semester. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (1–3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-S 363 Literature and Culture of the Southern Slavs I: Literature and Nationalism in the Balkans Survey of literary and intellectual history of the South Slavs in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, with a special focus on the foundational ideology of nations and nationalism in this period. Readings and discussions in English. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-S 364 Literature and Culture of the Southern Slavs II Survey of the history and cultures of the Croats, Slovenes, Serbs, Macedonians, and Bulgarians from prehistory to the present. Readings and lectures in English. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-T 230 Topics in Slavic Literatures and Cultures Selected topics from Slavic and East European literatures and cultures. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-T 241 Central and East European Immigration and Ethnic Identity in the U.S. An area studies exploration of the ways in which people of Central and East European heritage express and adapt their ethnic identities in a United States context. With departmental approval, may be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-T 252 Introduction to the Slavic Languages An introductory course on the linguistic analysis of Slavic languages. With departmental approval, may be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-U 223 Introduction to Ukrainian Culture Survey of Ukrainian culture from Kyivan Rus to the present, including such diverse facets of Ukrainian culture as folklore, language, art, literature, and modern pop-culture. Readings are supplemented by documentaries, cartoons, and music. Knowledge of Ukrainian not required. (3 credit hours.)
    • Jacobs School of Music
    • MUS-Z 280 Music of the Silk Road No description is available for this course.
    • MUS-Z 282 Music of Russia No description is available for this course.
  5. Electives. Two (2) courses from the Electives list.
    • Central Eurasian Studies
    • CEUS-R 191 Introduction to Central Eurasia P: Open only to freshmen and sophomores; or by consent of department. Introduction to the history of the traditional Central Eurasian ("Inner Asian") peoples through lecture and film. Topics include Proto-Indo-Europeans, Silk Road, Attila, steppe empires, Dalai Lama, Manchu and Russian relations, and the re-emergence of Central Eurasia in the late twentieth century. Extensive use of films. Credit given for only one of CEUS-R 191 or CEUS-U 190. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 199 Introductory Topics in Central Eurasian Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Variable title course for introductory topics in Central Eurasian studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours in CEUS-R 199 and CEUS-U 320. (1–4 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 294 Introduction to Hungary, Estonia, and Finland Introduction to Hungary, Estonia, and Finland, three European nations whose peoples speak unique Uralic languages. Covers their culture and history as shaped by their Uralic heritage and by Germanic, Turkish, and Slavic conquerors. Focuses on national awakenings, independence, communism, and their role in Europe today. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 299 Intermediate Topics in Central Eurasian Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Variable title course for intermediate topics in Central Eurasian studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours in CEUS-R 299 and CEUS-U 320. (1–4 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 302 Modern Finland In-depth study of modern Finnish history, stressing Russification; 1905 Revolution; independence; interwar period, the Winter War and the Continuation War; "Finlandization," economic miracle, and welfare state; changing role of women; Finland as part of Scandinavia; literature, art, and music; and membership in the European Union. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 309 Topics in Baltic-Finnish Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Variable title course for topics in Baltic-Finnish studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 310 Introduction to Central Asian History (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Explores Central Asia's role in world history, in Islam, and as a link between East Asia, South Asia, the Middle East, and Eastern Europe. Readings in English translation. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 313 Islam in Soviet Union and Successor States (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Surveys Islam and Muslim communities in areas of the former U.S.S.R. After basic coverage of Islam, Russian expansion, and their interaction, the course focuses on the pressures experienced by and exerted by Islam as a religion and socio-cultural system, with attention to religious life's adaptations to the Soviet and post-Soviet context. Credit given for only one of CEUS-R 313 or CEUS-U 394. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 329 Topics in Central Asian Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Variable title course for topics in Central Asian studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 342 Roma (Gypsy) History and Culture Europe's largest minority, the so-called "Gypsies," more properly the Roma, have been killed, hunted, and reviled; yet the exotic flavoring of "Gypsiness" has fascinated writers, artists, and composers. Surveys Roma history and representations. No background in East European studies, music, or film is required; readings are in English. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 349 Topics in Hungarian Studies Variable title course for topics in Hungarian studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (1–4 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 360 Modern Mongolia (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Examines Mongolia's turbulent history from independence from China's last dynasty in 1911 through theocracy, revolution, and communism to today's market democracy. Also focuses on social, economic, cultural, and demographic changes. No prerequisite. Credit given for only one of CEUS-R 360 or CEUS-U 469. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 369 Topics in Mongolian Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Variable title course for topics in Mongolian studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 383 Ten Sultans, One Empire: Ottoman Classical Age, 1300-1600 Traces the Ottoman Empire from its beginnings to its height under Suleyman the Magnificent. Themes include Turks before the empire, Asia Minor before the Turks, rival principalities, centralization, Ottomans as European and Middle Eastern, economy, society, religion, law, learning, ethnic/cultural diversity, and the "classical age" as a concept. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 389 Topics in Turkish Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Variable title course for topics in Turkish studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (1–4 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 393 The Mongol Century (approved topics only; see academic advisor) In-depth exploration of Chinggis Khan's Mongol Empire from its origins in the twelfth century in the continent-wide breakdown of the 1330s-1370s. Primary sources (Mongolian, Chinese, Middle Eastern, and European) in translation, including many of the medieval era's greatest histories and travelogues. Credit given for only one of CEUS-R 393 or CEUS-U 368. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 399 Advanced Topics in Central Eurasian Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Variable title course for topic in Central Eurasian studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours in CEUS-R 399 and CEUS-U 320. (1–4 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 412 Central Asia under Russian Rule Survey of Russia and Central Asia's complex relations, covering Russian expansion in the sixteenth century, Russian conquest in the nineteenth century, socio-political developments, and the emergence of modern nations in the 1920s. Themes include mechanism of Empire, dynamics between conqueror and conquered, and colonial administration of Islamic peoples. Credit given for only one of CEUS-R 412 or CEUS-U 494. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 413 Islamic Central Asia, Sixteenth-Nineteenth Centuries (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Surveys Islamic Central Asia from the sixteenth century to the Russian conquest, especially Chinggisid Uzbek states and the "tribal" dynasties, but also East Turkestan to 1755, and nomadic Qasaqs, Qirghiz, Turkmens. Themes include political institutions, legitimation, nomads and sedentaries; ethnic developments; religion and culture; sources and historiography. Credit given for only one of CEUS-R 413 or CEUS-U 493. (3 credit hours.)
    • College of Arts and Sciences
    • COLL-C 104 Critical Approaches to the Social and Historical Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Specific topics will vary by section and over time, but all versions of COLL-C 104 will meet the objectives of the College of Arts and Sciences Critical Approaches curriculum. The curriculum is intended for freshmen and sophomores, who will learn how scholars from the social and historical studies Breadth of Inquiry area frame questions, propose answers, and assess the validity of competing approaches. Writing and related skills are stressed. Credit given for only one of COLL-C 104 or COLL-S 104. (3 credit hours.)
    • Collins Living-Learning Center
    • CLLC-L 310 Collins Symposium (approved topics only; see academic advisor) The arts, sciences, and professions in their larger contexts. Subjects vary each semester. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • CLLC-L 320 Collins Symposium (approved topics only; see academic advisor) The arts, sciences, and professions in their larger contexts. Subjects vary each semester. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • European Studies, Institute for
    • EURO-W 405 Special Topics in European Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Selected ideas, trends, and problems in contemporary Europe from the perspective of social and behavioral sciences. Specific topics will be announced each semester. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 12 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • Geography
    • GEOG-G 120 Regions of the World (approved topics only; see academic advisor) What do bananas, the 1979 Islamic Revolution, and drone warfare have in common? How do economic development, geopolitics, and resource extraction shape current events? Answers to these and other questions are used to explain the roots of contemporary global events. (3 credit hours.)
    • GEOG-G 378 The Geography of North Central Asia Examines the geography of the Caucuses and North Central Asia. Focuses on general issues, such as the challenges posed by living in Russia's shadow, environmental degradation and political identity, before turning to an examination of each country. (3 credit hours.)
    • GEOG-G 427 Russia and Its Neighbors Geographic problems and prospects of the former republics of the Soviet Union with an emphasis on political geography, environmental issues, population, urbanization, energy, and the location of economic activity. (3 credit hours.)
    • GEOG-G 428 Geography of Europe (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Emphasizes common themes across the countries of Europe and the distinctive cultures that make up the region. Begins with a discussion of the physical landscape of Europe, then explores the cultural and economic landscape of the region. (3 credit hours.)
    • Global and International Studies, School of
    • SGIS-S 300 Topics in Global Issues (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Study of global issues relating to security, protests, and media. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (1–3 credit hours.)
    • SGIS-S 400 Advanced Topics in Global Affairs (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Study of international and global issues relating to politics, security, media and health. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (1–3 credit hours.)
    • SGIS-X 373 Internship in Global and International Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Provides academic structure to undergraduate students who wish to engage in a work experience through participation in internships domestically or internationally. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (1–3 credit hours.)
    • History
    • HIST-B 300 Issues in Western European History (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Study and analysis of selected historical issues and problems across more than one period of Western European history. Topics vary but usually cut across fields, regions, and periods. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-B 303 Issues in Modern European History (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Study and analysis of selected historical issues and problems in modern European history (1750–present). Topics will vary. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-B 315 European Anti-Semitism from the Enlightenment to the Holocaust Examines the origins, character, and development of anti-Semitism from the Enlightenment to the post-Holocaust period. Asks whether anti-Semitism is a single phenomenon with a clear tradition and cause, or whether it has varied markedly over time and from country to country. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-B 323 History of the Holocaust Anti-Semitism in imperial and Weimar Germany; the Nazi rise to power; the destruction of European Jewry; Jewish behavior in crisis and extremity; the attitude of the Allied nations; mass murder in comparative historical perspective; theological, moral, and political implications. Credit given for only one of HIST-B 323 or JSTU-J 323. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-D 100 Issues in Russian and East European History Study and analysis of selected historical issues and problems of general import. Topics will vary from semester to semester but will usually be broad subjects that cut across fields, regions, and periods. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-D 102 Icon and Axe: Russia from Earliest Times to 1861 Introduction to main events and issues in Russian history from earliest times to the Crimean War in the mid-nineteenth century. Covers foundation of a great Slavic state into the Eurasian plain, the Kievan era of early state building, colorful rulers such as Ivan the Terrible, Peter the Great, Catherine the Great. Credit given for only one of HIST-D 101, HIST-D 102, or HIST-H 261. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-D 103 The Making of Modern Russia Introduction to main events and issues in Russian history from the middle of the nineteenth century to present. Covers the great liberating reforms of Tsar Alexander II, the last tsar, Nicholas II, the revolutionary leader Vladimir Lenin, the brutal tyrant Joseph Stalin, and the last Communist leader Mikhail Gorbachev. Credit given for only one of HIST-D 101, HIST-D 103, or HIST-H 261. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-D 200 Issues in Russian/East European History Study and analysis of selected historical issues and problems of general import. Topics vary from semester to semester but usually are broad subjects that cut across fields, regions, and periods. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-D 201 Democratic Revolutions since 1980 (approved topics only; see academic advisor) In recent decades democratically-oriented revolutions have occurred in Eastern Europe, the Soviet Union, Latin America, Africa, East and Southeast Asia, and the Middle East. What accounts for this phenomenon? What common ideas and practices link them? Why were some more successful than others? (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-D 300 Issues in Russian/East European History Study and analysis of selected historical issues and problems of limited scope. Topics vary but usually cut across fields, regions, and periods. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-D 302 The Gorbachev Revolution and the Collapse of the Soviet Empire The revolution in Soviet politics, culture, and daily life wrought by Mikhail Gorbachev (1986–1991) and the end of the Soviet Empire. Examination of selected issues: political structures, family, education, youth, status of women and minorities. Historical roots traced. Credit given for only one of HIST-D 302 or REEI-R 302. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-D 303 Heroes and Villains in Russian History Biographies of a number of Russia’s most colorful personalities and the times in which they lived; among them, Ivan the Terrible, Pugachev, Peter the Great, Catherine the Great, Bakunin, Tolstoy, Lenin, Trotsky, Stalin. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-D 304 Jews of Eastern Europe Study of the history of Jewish life in Eastern Europe. Topics to be discussed will include Hasidism, Kabbalah, shtetl life, Haskalah (the Jewish Enlightenment), Socialism, Yiddish literary traditions, and the Holocaust. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-D 308 Empire of the Tsars Russian empire under Peter the Great, Catherine the Great, Napoleon’s invasion, expansion across Asia into the Americas, nationalism, war, and revolution. Other topics include daily life of the common people, gender issues, religion, and the emergence of a modern industrial society. Credit given for only one of HIST-D 308 or HIST-D 409. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-D 309 Russia in World War II: Battles and People Issues covered include Soviet politics and society on the eve of WWII, prewar diplomacy, the major battles of WWII on the Eastern Front, the Soviet “home front,” popular culture, and the impact of WWII on the Soviet Union and on the Soviet Union’s international position. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-D 310 Russian Revolutions and the Soviet Regime Causes and development of Russian revolutions and civil war; Lenin, Trotsky, and Stalin; purges, terror, economic development, society, and arts under Stalin; struggle against Hitler; scope and limits of de-Stalinization under Khrushchev; minorities, dissent, and life in the Soviet Union. Credit given for only one of HIST-D 310 or HIST-D 410. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-D 320 Modern Ukraine A history of one of the most neglected nations in European history, once the breadbasket of the Soviet Union and now one of the largest nations in Europe. Examines issues of national identity and national consciousness and explores the place of Ukraine in Eurasian history. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-D 321 Hungarian History and Civilization to 1711 Origin of the Hungarian people; settlement of the Danubian basin; adoption of Christianity; formation of Hungarian state; impact of western European civilization and economic system during Middle Ages and Renaissance; effect of Ottoman domination; Ottoman-Habsburg conflict; liberation of Hungary from Turkish rule. Credit given for only one of HIST-D 321 or HIST-D 421. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-D 322 Hungarian History and Civilization 1711—1918 Modernization and rebuilding of Hungary during Habsburg enlightened absolutism; age of reform and the revolution of 1848–1849; compromise of 1867; social and economic transformation of Hungary within the framework of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy; problems of a multinational state; World War I and collapse of historical Hungary. Credit given for only one of HIST-D 322 or HIST-D 422. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-D 325 Path to Emancipation: Nationalism in the Balkans, 1804—1923 Decline of the Ottoman Empire. Revolutionary traditions and movements; peasant societies and folk customs; literary and linguistic nationalism; Balkan irredentism. Formation of Serbian (Jugoslav), Greek, Rumanian, Bulgarian, Albanian, and Turkish national states. Austro-Hungarian, Russian, and British influence and imperialism in southeastern Europe and Near East. Credit given for only one of HIST-D 325 or HIST-D 425. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-D 327 The Habsburg Empire, 1780-1918: Nation-Building and Imperial Decline Enlightened despotism; Metternichian system; struggle for German unification; Habsburg culture and civilization. German-Austrian, Hungarian, Czechoslovak, South Slavic, Rumanian, and Polish nationalism. Industrialization; Christian socialism and Austro-Marxism; murder at Sarajevo; destruction of the empire; its legacy to Europe. Credit given for only one of HIST-D 327 or HIST-D 427. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-D 329 Eastern Europe 1900—1943 Begins around 1900 with twilight of great empires (Russian, Prussian, Ottoman, and Austro-Hungarian), exploring origins of modern eastern Europe, the “rebirth” of Eastern Europe after WWI; wild 1920s; polarizing ideological spectrum of the 1930s; and dynamics of communism and fascism. Given the spectre of WWII, this course will pose the question of whether and how we can read the interwar years in a way other than as a prelude to an inevitable catastrophe to come. Credit given for only one of HIST-D 328, HIST-D 329, or HIST-D 428. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-D 330 Eastern Europe 1944—Present Examines origins of communism in Eastern Europe, brutal takeover and Stalinization, attempts to reform communism, the fall of communism and ensuing battles for privatization, democratization, and the Wars in Yugoslavia. Looks at political institutions that shaped communist and post-communist Eastern Europe and important social and cultural developments. Credit given for only one of HIST-D 328, HIST-D 330, or HIST-D 428. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-G 300 Issues in Asian History (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Study and analysis of selected historical issues and problems of limited scope. Topics vary but usually cut across fields, regions, and periods. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-H 251 Introduction to Jewish History: From the Bible to Spanish Expulsion Topics include the origins of Judaism, Jewish life in ancient Israel and the Diaspora, Judaism and the origins of Christianity, Jewish society and culture under Christian and Muslim rule in the Middle Ages. Credit given for only one of HIST-H 251 or JSTU-J 251. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-H 252 Introduction to Jewish History: From Spanish Expulsion to the Present Jewish history from early modern times to the present. Topics include Jewish daily life in early modern Europe and Ottoman Turkey, Jewish mysticism, Hasidism, Jewish emancipation, modern Judaism, anti-Semitism, the Holocaust, Zionism, the State of Israel, and the history of American Jewry. Credit given for only one of HIST-H 252 or JSTU-J 252. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-J 300 Seminar In History (approved topics only; see academic advisor) The refinement of students’ skills as historians; will focus on the skills of writing, interpretation, historical reasoning, discussion, and research. May be repeated with a different topic and the authorization of the history undergraduate advisor for a total of 6 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • HIST-J 400 Seminar in History (approved topics only; see academic advisor) P: HIST-J 300 or HIST-J 301. Normally limited to majors. Capstone course, generally taken in senior year. Students will discuss and analyze primary and/ or secondary sources and undertake a substantial project demonstrating mastery of the historian’s skills. Topics will vary. May be repeated once with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • Jewish Studies
    • JSTU-J 251 Introduction to Jewish History: From the Bible to Spanish Expulsion Topics include the origins of Judaism, Jewish life in ancient Israel and the Diaspora, Judaism and the origins of Christianity, Jewish society and culture under Christian and Muslim rule in the Middle Ages. Credit given for only one of HIST-H 251 or JSTU-J 251. (3 credit hours.)
    • JSTU-J 252 Introduction to Jewish History: From Spanish Expulsion to the Present Jewish history from early modern times to the present. Topics include Jewish daily life in early modern Europe and Ottoman Turkey, Jewish mysticism, Hasidism, Jewish emancipation, modern Judaism, anti-Semitism, the Holocaust, Zionism, the State of Israel, and the history of American Jewry. Credit given for only one of J252 or HIST-H 252. (3 credit hours.)
    • JSTU-J 323 History of the Holocaust Anti-Semitism in the modern world; the Nazi rise to power; the destruction of European Jewry; Jewish behavior in crisis and extremity; the attitude of the Allied nations; mass murder in comparative historical perspective; anti-Semitism and racial thinking; collaboration, resistance, and rescue. Credit given for only one of JSTU-J 323 or HIST-B 323. (3 credit hours.)
    • Russian and East European Institute
    • REEI-R 302 Russia, Past and Present (Can be used to meet the requirement for any of the 3 areas) Interdisciplinary study of the geography, natural resources, peoples, religions, economy, political and social systems, education, law, cultures, literatures, and arts of Russia. Emphasis on recent developments with appropriate attention to historical roots. Credit given for only one of HIST-D 302 or REEI-R 302. (3 credit hours.)
    • REEI-R 303 Eastern Europe, Past and Present (Can be used to meet the requirement for any of the 3 areas) Interdisciplinary study of the geography, natural resources, peoples, religions, economy, political and social systems, education, law, cultures, literatures, and arts of East Central and Southeastern Europe. Emphasis on recent developments with appropriate attention to historical roots. (3 credit hours.)
    • REEI-R 300 Russian and East European Issues Brief examination of selected topics related to Russia and East Europe. Variable topics. May be repeated with different topics for a total of 6 credit hours. (1–4 credit hours.)
    • Anthropology
    • ANTH-E 382 Memory and Culture Remembrance is analyzed as a cultural and social reality. Review of the theoretical literature on collective memory as it unfolds in written, narrative, visual, and audiovisual art; in architecture and monuments; in private and public ritual; in genealogy; and in the social experience of the body. (3 credit hours.)
    • ANTH-E 387 The Ethnography of Europe Europe is viewed as an idea, an identity, and an historical consciousness. Students explore the meaning of this idea in the contemporary development of social and cultural anthropology, and in such social areas as regionalism and nationalism, ethnic identity, gender and kinship, religion, the city versus the village, and political life. (3 credit hours.)
    • ANTH-E 397 Peoples and Cultures of the Middle East General anthropological introduction to social institutions and cultural forms of the Arab countries of North Africa and the Near East, Israel, Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan. Topics include ecology, development of Islam and Muslim empires, traditional adaptive strategies, consequences of colonialism, independence and rise of nation-states, impact of modernization, changing conceptions of kinship, ethnicity, and gender. Credit given for only one of ANTH-E 397, CEUS-R 352, CEUS-U 397, or NELC-N 397. (3 credit hours.)
    • ANTH-E 398 Peoples and Cultures of Central Asia General anthropological introduction to societies and cultures of contemporary Muslim successor states of former Soviet Central Asia, Western China (Xinjiang), and Iran and Afghanistan. Topics include ecology, ethnohistory, traditional subsistence strategies, family, kinship, gender, sociopolitical organization, impact of colonial rule of tsarist and Soviet Russia and China, development of modern nation-states in Iran and Afghanistan, and dynamics of current conflicts and future prospects. Credit given for only one of ANTH-E 398, CEUS-R 316, or CEUS-U 398. (3 credit hours.)
    • ANTH-E 400 Undergraduate Seminar (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Intensive examination of selected topics in anthropology. Emphasis on analytic investigation and critical discussion. Topics vary. May be taken with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • ANTH-E 412 Anthropology of Russia and Eastern Europe Explores the contradictory effects of socialism's "fall" through a study of new ethnographies of postsocialist societies. Regional inquiries will be related to broader intellectual issues such as globalization, social suffering, commodification and cultural identity, ethnicity and nation building, armed conflict, and gender inequalities. (3 credit hours.)
    • ANTH-E 415 Topics in Communication and Culture in Comparative Perspective (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Cross-cultural exploration of communication systems, ranging from face-to-face interaction to mediated forms of communication, with an emphasis on their cultural foundations and social organization. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours in ANTH-E 415 and CMCL-C 415. (3 credit hours.)
    • ANTH-E 445 Seminar in Medical Anthropology This advanced seminar in medical anthropology focuses on theoretical approaches to understanding the body and notions of health, illness, and disease across cultures. Concentrates on interpretive and critical (political economy) approaches to issues of health and includes critical study of Western biomedicine. (3 credit hours.)
    • ANTH-L 400 Topical Seminar in the Ethnography of Communication (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Current issues in linguistic anthropology, designed to acquaint the student with readings and points of view not covered in the introductory courses. Topics such as languages of the world, variation in language, problems in linguistic structure, and culture and communication. Topic varies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • Central Eurasian Studies
    • CEUS-R 199 Introductory Topics in Central Eurasian Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Variable title course for introductory topics in Central Eurasian studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours in CEUS-R 199 and CEUS-U 320. (1–4 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 299 Intermediate Topics in Central Eurasian Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Variable title course for intermediate topics in Central Eurasian studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours in CEUS-R 299 and CEUS-U 320. (1–4 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 309 Topics in Baltic-Finnish Studies Variable title course for topics in Baltic-Finnish studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 315 Politics and Society in Central Asia An introduction to Central Eurasia, especially the former Soviet Union, focusing on the 1980s and beyond. Main topics are politics, society, and economy; others include demography, Islam, women, and foreign policy. Credit given for only one of CEUS-R 315 or CEUS-U 395. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 329 Topics in Central Asian Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Variable title course for topics in Central Asian studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 349 Topics in Hungarian Studies Variable title course for topics in Hungarian studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (1–4 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 369 Topics in Mongolian Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Variable title course for topics in Mongolian studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 389 Topics in Turkish Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Variable title course for topics in Turkish studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (1–4 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 394 Environmental Problems and Social Constraints in Northern and Central Eurasia Analyzes environmental and social conditions in the immense region of Northern and Central Eurasia (former Soviet Union). Covers general environmental and political situations; environmental transformation under Soviet rule; environmental and health problems; conclusions on current trends. Credit given for only one of CEUS-R 394 or CEUS-U 374. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 395 Politics of Identity in China and Inner Asia Challenges the assumption that terms such as "Chinese," "Taiwanese," or "Kazakh" represent straightforward concepts. Via theories of identity, and careful attention to the history of China and Inner Asia, explores and explodes the association of identity and descent, language and ethnicity, citizenship and nationality. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 399 Advanced Topics in Central Eurasian Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Variable title course for topic in Central Eurasian studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours in CEUS-R 399 and CEUS-U 320. (1–4 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 416 Religion and Power in Islamic Central Asia Exploration of the roles of religious figures and institutions in sanctioning, exercising, and/or undermining political authority in Islamic Central Asia. Focuses on the political influence wielded by the local representatives of Islam's spiritual ideal, especially Sufi shaykhs and how they used their extraordinary socio-economic and political power. Credit given for only one of CEUS-R 416 or CEUS-U 498. (3 credit hours.)
    • College of Arts and Sciences
    • COLL-C 104 Critical Approaches to the Social and Historical Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Specific topics will vary by section and over time, but all versions of COLL-C 104 will meet the objectives of the College of Arts and Sciences Critical Approaches curriculum. The curriculum is intended for freshmen and sophomores, who will learn how scholars from the social and historical studies Breadth of Inquiry area frame questions, propose answers, and assess the validity of competing approaches. Writing and related skills are stressed. Credit given for only one of COLL-C 104 or COLL-S 104. (3 credit hours.)
    • Collins Living-Learning Center
    • CLLC-L 310 Collins Symposium (approved topics only; see academic advisor) The arts, sciences, and professions in their larger contexts. Subjects vary each semester. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • CLLC-L 320 Collins Symposium (approved topics only; see academic advisor) The arts, sciences, and professions in their larger contexts. Subjects vary each semester. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • Criminal Justice
    • CJUS-P 340 Law and Society: The Cross-Cultural Perspective Roles of legal institutions and processes in social and cultural systems. Cross-cultural examination of the foundations and contexts of legal forms and content and their relation to social, economic, and political systems and institutions. Analysis of legal impact, legal change, and legal development. (3 credit hours.)
    • CJUS-P 474 Law, Crime, and Justice in Post-Soviet Russia Interdisciplinary course examines how the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of government are being influenced by the forces of transition. Analysis of Russian crime, including corruption, patterns of interpersonal violence, human trafficking, and drug use. Last section focuses on the Russian criminal justice system, including juvenile justice, policing, and prisons. (3 credit hours.)
    • CJUS-P 493 Seminar in Criminal Justice (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Intensive study and analysis of selected problems in criminal justice. Topics will vary. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • Economics
    • ECON-E 386 Soviet-Type Economies in Transition P: ECON-E 321. Economic institutions, resource allocation mechanisms, incentives and decision-making in a Soviet-type economy; economics of transition to a market-oriented system. Particular attention is paid to price liberalization, development of the financial system, privatization of state-owned assets, opening to the world economy, and the role of private sector. Credit given for only one of ECON-E 386 or ECON-E 497. (3 credit hours.)
    • ECON-E 390 Undergraduate Seminar in Economics (approved topics only; see academic advisor) P: ECON-E 321; Additional prerequisites may be required depending on the seminar topic. Intensive study of a topic area in economics. Topics will vary. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • ECON-S 202 Introduction to Macroeconomics: Honors P: ECON-S 201 or ECON-E 201; Honors student. Designed for students of superior ability. Covers same core material as ECON-E 202 and substitutes for ECON-E 202 as a prerequisite for other courses. (3 credit hours.)
    • European Studies, Institute for
    • EURO-W 304 Model European Union A course with two interrelated parts. The first involves an analysis of the decision-making powers of the European Union (EU). This analysis then leads to a formal simulation of the EU. This course may be repeated for credit, for a maximum of 3 credit hours. (1–3 credit hours.)
    • EURO-W 405 Special Topics in European Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Selected ideas, trends, and problems in contemporary Europe from the perspective of social and behavioral sciences. Specific topics will be announced each semester. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 12 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • Gender Studies
    • GNDR-G 402 Problems in Gender Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Topical seminar in gender studies. Analysis of a particular issue or problem that has generated debate within gender-related scholarship in a particular discipline, or across several disciplines/fields of inquiry. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (1–3 credit hours.)
    • Global and International Studies, School of
    • SGIS-S 300 Topics in Global Issues (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Study of global issues relating to security, protests, and media. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (1–3 credit hours.)
    • SGIS-S 400 Advanced Topics in Global Affairs (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Study of international and global issues relating to politics, security, media and health. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (1–3 credit hours.)
    • SGIS-X 373 Internship in Global and International Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Provides academic structure to undergraduate students who wish to engage in a work experience through participation in internships domestically or internationally. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (1–3 credit hours.)
    • Global Living-Learning Community
    • GLLC-G 210 Global Village Colloquium (approved topics only; see academic advisor) P: Consent of Global Village director. Intermediate consideration of a topic or issue of international dimension not normally covered by individual departments. Often interdisciplinary. Subjects vary each semester. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • GLLC-G 220 Global Village Colloquium (approved topics only; see academic advisor) P: Consent of Global Village director. Intermediate consideration of a topic or issue of international dimension not normally covered by individual departments. Often interdisciplinary. Subjects vary each semester. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • GLLC-G 320 Global Village Symposium (approved topics only; see academic advisor) P: Consent of Global Village director. Advanced consideration of a topic or issue of international dimension not normally covered by individual departments. Often interdisciplinary. Subjects vary each semester. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • GLLC-G 321 Intelligence and National Security Study and analysis of intelligence in U.S. foreign policy and national security issues from 1776 to the present. A look at wartime and peacetime tactics, the Cold War, post–September 11th strategies, and both state and non-state threats. Examines shift to human intelligence, civil liberty issues, and foreign and domestic intelligence activities. (3 credit hours.)
    • Hutton Honors College
    • HON-H 304 Interdepartmental Colloquia (approved topics only; see academic advisor) P: Consent of Hutton Honors College. Honors seminar focusing on topics in social and historical studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • International Studies
    • INTL-I 100 Introduction to International Studies This introductory, interdisciplinary course exposes students to the various academic approaches essential to international studies and to the various concentrations that comprise the major. (3 credit hours.)
    • INTL-I 203 Global Development (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Focuses on the interaction between social, political, and economic forces and human development at global, national, and subnational scales; introduces theoretical perspectives on economic development and the function of markets. (3 credit hours.)
    • INTL-I 300 Topics in International Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) This course focuses on the intensive study and analysis of selected international problems and issues within an interdisciplinary format. Topics will vary but will cut across fields, regions, and periods. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 12 credit hours. (1–3 credit hours.)
    • INTL-I 304 Advanced Topics in Human Rights and International Law (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Advanced topics focusing on human rights discourse and the role international law, treaties and conventions play in addressing these rights globally. Topics are interdisciplinary in theory and method. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 12 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • INTL-I 310 Advanced Topics in Diplomacy, Security, Governance (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Advanced topics focusing on the development of the modern state and the role of international organizations in maintaining global security and promoting global governance. Addresses issues of political and cultural diplomacy and their effect in international disputes. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 12 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • INTL-I 325 International Issues through Foreign Languages (approved topics only; see academic advisor) This seminar will examine an international issue through a foreign perspective. Course readings and discussions will be conducted in a foreign language at an advanced level.  The seminar's objective is to expose participants to global problems utilizing non-U.S. sources. (1 credit hour.)
    • INTL-I 400 International Studies Capstone Seminar P: INTL-I 315. This required seminar is designed for senior majors who have completed all of the International Studies degree requirements to consolidate their studies. Students complete a project that addresses an issue appropriate to their concentration. (3 credit hours.)
    • INTL-I 422 Contested Territories/Conflicted Identities (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Study of nationalism to explore how history, politics and culture conflict and converge in shaping multiple identities. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 12 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • INTL-X 370 Topics with Service Learning in International Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Examines issues of international scope through service learning projects. Content varies with instructor. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours in INTL-I 435 and INTL-X 370. (3 credit hours.)
    • Political Science
    • POLS-Y 107 Introduction to Comparative Politics (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Examines countries around the world to investigate fundamental questions about politics. Topics include democratic development, promotion of economic prosperity, maintenance of security, and management of ethnic and religious conflict. Critical thinking skills encouraged. Cases for comparison include advanced industrialized democracies, communist and former communist countries, and developing countries. Credit given for only one of POLS-Y 107 and POLS-Y 217. (3 credit hours.)
    • POLS-Y 109 Introduction to International Relations Causes of war, nature and attributes of the state, imperialism, international law, national sovereignty, arbitration, adjudication, international organization, major international issues. Credit given for only one of POLS-Y 109 or POLS-Y 219. (3 credit hours.)
    • POLS-Y 200 Contemporary Political Topics (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Extensive analysis of selected contemporary political problems. Topics vary from semester to semester and are listed in the online May be repeated with different topics for 6 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • POLS-Y 210 Honors Seminar (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Intensive examination of selected political topics for freshman and sophomore honors students. Emphasis on critical discussion and preparation of brief papers. May be repeated once for credit. (3 credit hours.)
    • POLS-Y 332 Russian Politics Political process and government structure in the Russian state. Political institutions inherited from tsarist empire and the Soviet state (1917–1991), history of subsequent political reform. Political problems of ethnic conflict, creating democratic institutions, and of transition from socialism to market economy. (3 credit hours.)
    • POLS-Y 340 East European Politics Compares political change in the East European states, and emphasizes the legacies of authoritarianism and communism and the post-communist transition to democracy. Topics include the building of political institutions, the inclusion of citizens into the polity, the reform of the economy, the management of ethnic and social conflicts, and integration into the European Union. (3 credit hours.)
    • POLS-Y 348 The Politics of Genocide Comparative study of major twentieth-century genocides. Examines the political conditions, ideologies, and movements leading up to mass murder, and the ethnic and global context of genocide. Focuses on the question of responsibility and accountability from the viewpoints of perpetrators, victims, and bystanders in the national and international communities. (3 credit hours.)
    • POLS-Y 350 Politics of the European Union Study of the politics of the European Union (EU). Assesses past and present dynamics of economic and political integration in Europe, the structure and work of European Union institutions, and EU public policies such as the Single Market, the common currency, common foreign and security policy, and trade. (3 credit hours.)
    • POLS-Y 351 Political Simulations (approved topics only; see academic advisor) May be taken alone or in conjunction with related political science courses. A course tied to simulations of international organizations such as the European Union, the United Nations, or the Organization of American States. May be repeated for a maximum of 3 credit hours. (1–3 credit hours.)
    • POLS-Y 352 The Holocaust and Politics Examination of the socioeconomic conditions and political ideologies leading up to the Holocaust, and the political, administrative, and social context for the genocide from the vantage of perpetrators, victims, and bystanders. Focus on the individual, national, and international responses to and responsibilities for the Holocaust. Consideration of the Holocaust's legacies for the postwar world. (3 credit hours.)
    • POLS-Y 363 Comparative Foreign Policy Compares factors that influence foreign policy and the foreign policy process. Focuses on domestic or internal sources of foreign policy behavior, including impact of individual leaders, group decision-making processes, bureaucratic politics, ideology and political culture, historical experience, and type of political system. Classroom simulations are central to the course. (3 credit hours.)
    • POLS-Y 368 Russian and Soviet Foreign Policy R: POLS-Y 332. Behavior of Russia and U.S.S.R. in world affairs from 1945 to the present. Emphasis on impact of geographic assets and vulnerabilities, historical experience, domestic politics, and the changing international environment. (3 credit hours.)
    • POLS-Y 375 War and International Conflict The nature of war. Theories and evidence on the causes of war. Discussion of the ways in which war has been conceived and perceived across time and of methods employed to study the phenomenon of war. (3 credit hours.)
    • POLS-Y 376 International Political Economy Theories about the interaction between the international economic and political systems are the subject of this course. Works from each of the main traditions—liberal, Marxist, and statist—will be assigned. Specific topics covered will include (among others): the politics of trade, aid, foreign investment, and international monetary affairs; theories of dependency and imperialism; the politics of international competition in specific industries; the stability/ instability of international economic regimes. (3 credit hours.)
    • POLS-Y 381 Classical Political Thought An exposition and critical analysis of the major political philosophers and philosophical schools from Plato to Machiavelli. (3 credit hours.)
    • POLS-Y 382 Modern Political Thought An exposition and critical analysis of the major political philosophers and philosophical schools from Machiavelli to the present. (3 credit hours.)
    • POLS-Y 399 Politics of the United Nations (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Origins and evolution of the UN; principal UN bodies, how they operate and what they do; who finances the UN; controversies and voting patterns in the UN; attitudes toward the UN and debates within member countries regarding its role; impact of UN activities and programs (e.g., conflict resolution and mediation, peacekeeping and peace enforcement; nation building, development aid, weapons proliferation, human rights, health, environment). Credit given for only one of NELC-N 398 or POLS-Y 399. (3 credit hours.)
    • POLS-Y 401 Topics in Political Science (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Topic varies with the instructor and year; consult the online May be repeated once for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (2–3 credit hours.)
    • Business, Kelley School of
    • BUS-D 301 The International Business Environment (approved topics only; see academic advisor) No description is available for this course.
    • BUS-D 496 Foreign Study in Business (approved topics only; see academic advisor) No description is available for this course.
    • BUS-F 494 International Finance (approved topics only; see academic advisor) No description is available for this course.
    • BUS-G 494 Public Policy and the International Economy (approved topics only; see academic advisor) No description is available for this course.
    • BUS-M 401 International Marketing No description is available for this course.
    • Public and Environmental Affairs, School of
    • SPEA-V 160 National and International Policy (approved topics only; see academic advisor) No description is available for this course.
    • Art History
    • ARTH-A 101 Ancient and Medieval Art (approved topics only; see academic advisor) A survey of major styles and monuments in art and architecture from prehistoric times to the end of the Middle Ages. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 101 or FINA-A 101. (3 credit hours.)
    • ARTH-A 226 Envisioning the Sacred: Survey of Medieval Art (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Origins and development of the architecture, and especially the sculpture and painting, of the period from Constantine the Great (300 A.D.) to the fall of Constantinople in 1453 in the Byzantine East and the beginning of the Renaissance in the Latin West. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 226 or FINA-A 226. (3 credit hours.)
    • ARTH-A 341 Nineteenth-Century European Art Survey of major artists and styles in painting and sculpture from c. 1770 to 1900, emphasizing developments in France, England, and Germany. Topics include neoclassicism, romanticism, realism, impressionism, and post-impressionism. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 341 or FINA-A 341. (3 credit hours.)
    • ARTH-A 421 Pagans and Christians: Christian Art in the Roman Empire Christian art as it developed in its first centuries within the Roman Empire (200-600). Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 421 or FINA-A 421. (3 credit hours.)
    • ARTH-A 425 Heaven on Earth: Art and the Church in Byzantium (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Art and architecture of the Byzantine Empire (A.D. 600-1453). Consideration of materials from the core territories of the Byzantine world (Constantinople, Asia Minor, Greece), the Byzantine commonwealth of Orthodox lands (Kievan Rus, Serbia) and Western Europe (Sicily, Venice, Crusader states). Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 425 or FINA-A 425. (3 credit hours.)
    • ARTH-A 442 Twentieth-Century Art, 1900-1945 Art, architecture and design of the first half of the twentieth century: cubism, futurism, German expressionism, Dada, constructivism, the Bauhaus, with emphasis on the central concepts of modernism and the avant-garde. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 442 or FINA-A 442. (3 credit hours.)
    • ARTH-A 480 Russian Art Russian art from the twelfth century to the present. Emphasis on the period 1850 to the present: realism, the Slavic revival, symbolism, constructivism, and socialist realism. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 480 or FINA-A 480. (3 credit hours.)
    • Central Eurasian Studies
    • CEUS-R 199 Introductory Topics in Central Eurasian Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Variable title course for introductory topics in Central Eurasian studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours in CEUS-R 199 and CEUS-U 320. (1–4 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 299 Intermediate Topics in Central Eurasian Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Variable title course for intermediate topics in Central Eurasian studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours in CEUS-R 299 and CEUS-U 320. (1–4 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 304 Modern Finnish Literature Examination of major works of modern Finnish literature in translation. Themes include urbanization, industrialization, independence, the individual and society, alcoholism, "the sixties," role of women, and influence of fine arts, music, performing arts, and film. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 309 Topics in Baltic-Finnish Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Variable title course for topics in Baltic-Finnish studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 313 Islam in Soviet Union and Successor States Surveys Islam and Muslim communities in areas of the former U.S.S.R. After basic coverage of Islam, Russian expansion, and their interaction, the course focuses on the pressures experienced by and exerted by Islam as a religion and socio-cultural system, with attention to religious life's adaptations to the Soviet and post-Soviet context. Credit given for only one of CEUS-R 313 or CEUS-U 394. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 316 Peoples and Cultures of Central Asia Anthropology of former Soviet Central Asia and adjacent areas of Iran and Afghanistan. Topics include ecology, ethnohistory, subsistence traditions; kinship, gender, identities; religion; transformations under Russia, Iran, Afghanistan, and the war on terrorism. No previous knowledge presumed; background in anthropology helpful. Credit given for only one of ANTH-E 398, CEUS-R 316, or CEUS-U 398. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 329 Topics in Central Asian Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Variable title course for topics in Central Asian studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 342 Roma (Gypsy) History and Culture Europe's largest minority, the so-called "Gypsies," more properly the Roma, have been killed, hunted, and reviled; yet the exotic flavoring of "Gypsiness" has fascinated writers, artists, and composers. Surveys Roma history and representations. No background in East European studies, music, or film is required; readings are in English. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 349 Topics in Hungarian Studies Variable title course for topics in Hungarian studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (1–4 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 352 Peoples and Cultures of the Middle East Ethnographic survey examines the social institutions and cultural forms in contemporary Middle Eastern societies (i.e., the Arab world, Israel, Turkey, Iran, and Afghanistan). Topics include ecology; Islam; pastoral nomadism; agriculture and cities; colonialism and nation-states; tribalism, ethnicity, and gender; and modernization, oil wealth, labor migration, and social unrest. Credit given for only one of ANTH-E 397, CEUS-R 352, CEUS-U 397, or NELC-N 397. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 369 Topics in Mongolian Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Variable title course for topics in Mongolian studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 389 Topics in Turkish Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Variable title course for topics in Turkish studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (1–4 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 392 Uralic Peoples and Cultures Surveys the Uralic (Finno-Ugric and Samoyed) peoples of northern Europe and Siberia. Topics include their origins and history, traditional and modern cultures, ethnic and national identity, development and modernization, and political independence and Russian rule. Also covers interrelations among Uralic peoples in the modern era. Credit given for only one of CEUS-R 392 or CEUS-U 370. (3 credit hours.)
    • CEUS-R 399 Advanced Topics in Central Eurasian Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Variable title course for topic in Central Eurasian studies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 9 credit hours in CEUS-R 399 and CEUS-U 320. (1–4 credit hours.)
    • College of Arts and Sciences
    • COLL-C 103 Critical Approaches to the Arts and Humanities (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Specific topics will vary by section and over time, but all versions of COLL-C 103 will meet the objectives of the College of Arts and Sciences Critical Approaches curriculum. The curriculum is intended for freshmen and sophomores, who will learn how scholars from the arts and humanities Breadth of Inquiry area frame questions, propose answers, and assess the validity of competing approaches. Writing and related skills are stressed. Credit given for only one of COLL-C 103 or COLL-S 103. (3 credit hours.)
    • Collins Living-Learning Center
    • CLLC-L 310 Collins Symposium (approved topics only; see academic advisor) The arts, sciences, and professions in their larger contexts. Subjects vary each semester. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • CLLC-L 320 Collins Symposium (approved topics only; see academic advisor) The arts, sciences, and professions in their larger contexts. Subjects vary each semester. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • Comparative Literature
    • CMLT-C 335 Realism, Naturalism, and Symbolism R: CMLT-C 205 or 3 credit hours of literature. The rise of realism in nineteenth-century fiction and its development into naturalism and impressionism; the symbolist reaction in poetry; the reemergence of the drama as a major genre. Authors such as Dickens, Flaubert, Tolstoy, Mallarme, Ibsen, Hauptmann, Strindberg, Chekhov. (3 credit hours.)
    • CMLT-C 340 Women in World Literature (approved topics only; see academic advisor) R: CMLT-C 205 or 3 credit hours of literature. Study of literature by women from different ages and societies. Consideration of issues such as the relationship to literary tradition and cultural context, the creation of an authoritative voice, or the representation of women in literature. Course may focus on one genre or mode (such as drama, lyric, autobiography, or satire). (3 credit hours.)
    • CMLT-C 347 Literature and Ideas (approved topics only; see academic advisor) R: CMLT-C 205 or 3 credit hours of literature. Historical interrelations between literature and philosophy. Recent topics have included free will and the problem of evil; mysticism, criminality, and suffering; existentialism and the literature of the absurd. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • CMLT-C 377 Topics in Yiddish Literature (approved topics only; see academic advisor) R: CMLT-C 205 or 3 credit hours of literature. Selected topics focusing on Yiddish fiction and drama (1810-1914) or twentieth-century Yiddish fiction, drama, and poetry. Taught in English. No prior knowledge of Yiddish required. Topics vary. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours for any combination of CMLT-C 377 and GER-E 351. (3 credit hours.)
    • CMLT-C 378 Topics in Yiddish Culture (approved topics only; see academic advisor) R: CMLT-C 205 or 3 credit hours of literature. Selected topics on history of Ashkenazic Jews; Old Yiddish and premodern Yiddish folklore and popular culture; history and sociology of Yiddish; modern Yiddish culture; and centers of modern Yiddish culture. Taught in English. No prior knowledge of Yiddish required. Topics vary. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours for any combination of CMLT-C 378 and GER-E 352. (3 credit hours.)
    • CMLT-C 400 Studies in Comparative Literature (approved topics only; see academic advisor) R: CMLT-C 205 or 3 credit hours of literature. Specific problems concerning the relationship of two or more literatures or of literature and another area in the humanities. May be repeated twice. (3 credit hours.)
    • English
    • ENG-L 375 Studies in Jewish Literature Jewish authors, such as I. B. Singer and Elie Wiesel; groups of authors, such as Holocaust writers and writers about the immigrant experience; or genres and themes. Topic will vary from semester to semester. (3 credit hours.)
    • Folklore and Ethnomusicology
    • FOLK-F 312 European Folklore/Folklife/Folk Music (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Expressions of regional cultures and emerging nations of Europe. Social functions of folklore and folk music in rural and urban communities. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • FOLK-F 330 Folk Culture and Related Fields (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Studies of folk culture in relationship to other fields. Focuses on such interdisciplinary topics as folk culture in relationship to language, literature, psychology, history, religion, sociology, musicology, or anthropology. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • Germanic Studies
    • GER-E 351 Topics in Yiddish Literature (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Selected topics focusing on Yiddish fiction and drama (1810–1914) or twentieth-century Yiddish fiction, drama, and poetry. Taught in English. No prior knowledge of Yiddish required. Topics vary. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours for CMLT-C 377, GER-E 351, and GER-Y 300. (3 credit hours.)
    • GER-E 352 Topics in Yiddish Culture (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Selected topics on history of Ashkenazic Jews; Old Yiddish and premodern Yiddish folklore and popular culture; history and sociology of Yiddish; modern Yiddish culture; and centers of modern Yiddish culture. Conducted in English. No prior knowledge of Yiddish required. Topics vary. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours for CMLT-C 378, and GER-E 352, GER-Y 350. (3 credit hours.)
    • GER-X 493 Individual Readings in Yiddish Studies: Language, Literature, Culture (approved topics only; see academic advisor) P: Consent of instructor. Readings in Yiddish or English translations on a topic in Yiddish Culture. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credit hours in GER-X 493 and GER-Y 495. (1–3 credit hours.)
    • Global and International Studies, School of
    • SGIS-S 300 Topics in Global Issues (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Study of global issues relating to security, protests, and media. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (1–3 credit hours.)
    • SGIS-S 400 Advanced Topics in Global Affairs (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Study of international and global issues relating to politics, security, media and health. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (1–3 credit hours.)
    • SGIS-X 373 Internship in Global and International Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Provides academic structure to undergraduate students who wish to engage in a work experience through participation in internships domestically or internationally. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (1–3 credit hours.)
    • Global Living-Learning Community
    • GLLC-G 210 Global Village Colloquium (approved topics only; see academic advisor) P: Consent of Global Village director. Intermediate consideration of a topic or issue of international dimension not normally covered by individual departments. Often interdisciplinary. Subjects vary each semester. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • Hutton Honors College
    • HON-H 234 Literature of Time and Place (approved topic: "Literature of the Holocaust") Focuses on works of fiction and/or nonfiction that are distinctive of a particular time period, memorable event or occurrence, or location. Relevant monographs capture the essence of a specific era, happening, or the perspectives of people in a particular place. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • HON-H 303 Interdepartmental Colloquia (approved topics only; see academic advisor) P: Consent of Hutton Honors College. Honors seminar focusing on topics in arts and humanities. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • Jewish Studies
    • JSTU-J 203 Arts and Humanities Topics in Jewish Studies (approved topic: "Literature of the Holocaust") Selected arts and humanities topics and issues in Jewish studies. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • JSTU-J 303 Arts and Humanities Topics in Jewish Studies (approved topic: "Russian Jewish Writers") Selected arts and humanities topics and issues in Jewish studies. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • Media School, The
    • MSCH-F 420 Topics in Media History (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Media historiography, topics in national media history, national and international movements and trends. Topic varies. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours in CMCL-C 420 and MSCH-F 420. (3 credit hours.)
    • MSCH-J 448 Global Journalism: Issues and Research P: Junior/senior standing; or consent of instructor. Structure and function of international communication systems and barrier to flow of information among nations. Emphasis on gathering and disseminating information around the world. Study of the major newspapers of the world, international news agencies, and international broadcasting and satellite networks. Credit given for only one of JOUR-J 448 or MSCH-J 448. (3 credit hours.)
    • MSCH-J 450 History of Journalism (approved topics only; see academic advisor) P: Junior/senior standing; or consent of instructor. American social-intellectual history integrated with the story of news media development, emphasizing the historical relationship of the mass media to American social, economic, and cultural patterns and developments. Origin, growth, shortcomings, and achievements of media. Impact of society on the media and vice versa. Credit given for only one of JOUR-J 450 or MSCH-J 450. (3 credit hours.)
    • Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
    • NELC-N 305 Issues in Middle Eastern Literature (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Selected works of Middle Eastern literature in relation to a singular cultural problem or theme. Topics will vary. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • Religious Studies
    • REL-A 355 The Right Belief: History of Orthodox Christianity Introduction to the doctrines, spirituality, and practice of Orthodox Christianity as expressed in various cultural and national contexts. Particular attention is paid to Orthodox asceticism, monasticism, parish life, theology, and religious rivalry within the confession. (3 credit hours.)
    • REL-A 430 Topics in the History of Judaism (approved topics only; see academic advisor) P: Course on Judaism or consent of instructor. Special topics such as problems in Jewish mystical tradition, the nature of religious community, charismatic leadership, religious biography. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours in REL-A 430 and REL-R 445. (3 credit hours.)
    • REL-D 362 Religious Issues in Contemporary Judaism (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Religious problems confronting Jews and Judaism in our own time: women and Judaism, the impact of the Holocaust on Judaism, contemporary views of Zionism, religious trends in American Judaism. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 12 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • REL-R 300 Studies in Religion (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Selected topics and movements in religion. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 12 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures
    • SLAV-C 223 Introduction to Czech Culture Introduction to history, literature, visual arts, music, film, and theatre of the Czechs. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-C 363 History of Czech Literature and Culture A history of the Czech lands and their art, literature, and music from the ninth through the late nineteenth centuries. Some discussion of Slovak language and literature also included. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-C 364 Lovers & Murderers: Czech Literature and Culture from WWII to Today Survey of Czech fiction and drama from World War II to the present. Some discussion of émigré literature also included. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-C 365 Seminar in Czech and Central European Literatures and Cultures (approved topics only; see academic advisor) Focus on either Czech or Central European literature and culture; intensive study of an author, a period, or a literary or cultural development. Readings and lectures in English. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-P 223 Introduction to Polish Culture Survey of Polish culture from the origins of the Polish state to modern times. Important historical, political, and social developments and trends as seen through literature, art, science, music, architecture, and political documents. Knowledge of Polish not required. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-P 363 Faces of War and Freedom Polish literature and culture from the nineteenth century to World War II in its turbulent historical and sociopolitical context. Special attention will be given to cultural representations of historical upheavals and the analysis of literary and artistic strategies of responding to the conditions of foreign occupation, colonization, and genocide. Knowledge of Polish language and culture not required. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-P 365 Topics in Polish Literature and Culture Focus on Polish literature and culture with comparisons to other world literatures and cultures; intensive study of an author, a period, or a literary or cultural development. Readings and lectures in English. No previous knowledge of Polish literature or culture required. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-P 366 The Bold and the Restless: Polish Film from the 1950s to the Present An exploration of the post-World War II history of Polish cinema, made famous worldwide by directors such as Wajda, Kieslowski, and Polanski. Topics of interest include the cinema of moral anxiety (1970s); absurd comedies depicting life under communism; adaptations of literary classics; and new topics and genres in contemporary Polish film. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-R 123 Russian Short Fiction Masterpieces of Russian short fiction in a variety of literary modes, from the early nineteenth century to the present, with particular attention to Russian writers and works that have influenced the short story worldwide. Authors include Pushkin, Gogol, Turgenev, Chekhov, Babel, and Nabokov. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-R 223 Introduction to Russian Culture Survey of development of Russian culture and thought from medieval Russia to the present, as seen primarily through literature and the arts. No knowledge of Russian is necessary. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-R 224 Contemporary Russian Culture Survey of Russian culture from the late Soviet period to the present. Concentration on three simultaneous dichotomies: anthropological versus artistic culture; nationalism and classic Russian themes versus Western and postmodern trends; and popular versus serious art, music, and literature. Knowledge of Russian not required. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-R 229 Russian Folk Tales Survey, analysis, and origins of traditional Russian folk tales based on thematic and structural classifications. Various approaches and theories are introduced in analyzing and interpreting folk tales, e.g., structural, formalist, thematic, and psychological. Pagan mythology, customs, and rituals are viewed as the possible origins of folktales. Influence of folk tales in music, arts, and cinema. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-R 263 Pushkin to Dostoevsky The golden age of the Russian novel; its social, cultural, and economic context; the flowering of art and music; the rise of the metropolis in association with poverty, alienation, quest for identity (both national and personal), as reflected in the romantic and realistic works of Pushkin, Gogol, Turgenev, and Dostoevsky. Knowledge of Russian not required. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-R 264 Rus Lit: Tolstoy to Solzhenitsyn 1880 to present, a period of profound political, social, and intellectual ferment: the Bolshevik Revolution, Civil War, collectivization, the Stalinist purges, World War II, the collapse of the Soviet Union, and the rise of a “new” Russia. Knowledge of Russian not required. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-R 334 Tolstoy and Dostoevsky Two giants of world literature who have shaped not only modern cultural history but philosophy and politics as well. Major works of each author will be read within an international perspective. Knowledge of Russian not required. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-R 352 Russian and Soviet Film Development of Russian cinematography from 1896 to the present. Characteristic features of Soviet films; the theory and practice of filmmaking in the former Soviet Union; the Soviet and Russian cinema in its relationship to Russian literature and in the larger context of European cinema art. Knowledge of Russian not required. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-R 353 Central European Cinema Broad cultural overview of Central European cinema, highlighting major developments of cinema in Poland, Hungary, Bulgaria, and the former Republics of Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia in the post-Stalin era. Special attention will be given to the individual style and aesthetics of several major film directors. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-R 405 Readings in Russian Literature I P: SLAV-R 302 or equivalent. R: SLAV-R 263, SLAV-R 264. Reading, in the original, of important Russian literary works of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Discussion and analysis of the works. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-R 407 Readings in Russian Culture, History, and Society I P: SLAV-R 302 or equivalent. Extensive translation from the original of selected works on Russian history, government, music, folklore, geography, culture. Discussion of both linguistic problems and content. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-S 223 Introduction to Balkan and South Slavic Cultures Survey of the cultures of Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Albania, and Romania, concentrating on the modern period. Lectures and readings in English. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-S 320 Special Topics in Slavic Studies Study and analysis of literary and cultural issues and problems in the Slavic studies area. Variable topics ranging from a study of a single novel or genre to selected themes of Slavic literature in their historical and cultural contexts. Topics will vary from semester to semester. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (1–3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-S 363 Literature and Culture of the Southern Slavs I: Literature and Nationalism in the Balkans Survey of literary and intellectual history of the South Slavs in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, with a special focus on the foundational ideology of nations and nationalism in this period. Readings and discussions in English. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-S 364 Literature and Culture of the Southern Slavs II Survey of the history and cultures of the Croats, Slovenes, Serbs, Macedonians, and Bulgarians from prehistory to the present. Readings and lectures in English. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-T 230 Topics in Slavic Literatures and Cultures Selected topics from Slavic and East European literatures and cultures. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 9 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-T 241 Central and East European Immigration and Ethnic Identity in the U.S. An area studies exploration of the ways in which people of Central and East European heritage express and adapt their ethnic identities in a United States context. With departmental approval, may be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-T 252 Introduction to the Slavic Languages An introductory course on the linguistic analysis of Slavic languages. With departmental approval, may be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (3 credit hours.)
    • SLAV-U 223 Introduction to Ukrainian Culture Survey of Ukrainian culture from Kyivan Rus to the present, including such diverse facets of Ukrainian culture as folklore, language, art, literature, and modern pop-culture. Readings are supplemented by documentaries, cartoons, and music. Knowledge of Ukrainian not required. (3 credit hours.)
    • Jacobs School of Music
    • MUS-Z 280 Music of the Silk Road No description is available for this course.
    • MUS-Z 282 Music of Russia No description is available for this course.
  6. Minor GPA Requirement. A GPA of at least 3.000 for all courses taken in the minor—including those where a grade lower than C- is earned—is required.