Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 26, All day
Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 27, All day
Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 28, All day
Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 29, All day
Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 30, All day

WBB vs. Georgetown
Nov. 23, 02:00 pm
MBB vs. Rider
Nov. 24, 07:00 pm
Volleyball vs. West Virginia
Nov. 26, 06:00 pm
WBB vs. Iona
Nov. 26, 08:00 pm
Volleyball vs. Oklahoma
Nov. 29, 12:00 pm

Non-Western Courses

Current as of 5/20/11

  • AAAS 102 Arabic and Islamic Studies
  • AAAS 103 Introduction to Africa                  
  • AAAS 105/HIST 104 Introduction to African History
  • AAAS 115 Introduction to African History, Honors
  • AAAS 160/HIST 160 Introduction to West African History (November 13, 2007)
  • AAAS 300 African Traditional Religion and Thought (prerequisite: AAAS 103, AAAS 105, or AAAS 106)
  • AAAS 301 Portrait of a Third-World Nation: Haiti
  • AAAS 302 Contemporary Haiti (prerequisite: AAAS 301 or consent of instructor)
  • AAAS 303/ANTH 303 Peoples and Cultures of North Africa and the Middle East
  • AAAS 305/HIST 300 Modern African History
  • AAAS 307/HIST 307 Modern African History, Honors (October 5, 2004)
  • AAAS 320 African Studies in:______ (prerequisite: AAAS 103, AAAS 105, or consent of instructor)
  • AAAS 332/ENGL 326 Introduction to African Literature (prerequisite: ENGL 102 and one 200-level ENGL course)
  • AAAS 334/DANC 230/TH&F 226 Introduction to African Dance Theatre
  • AAAS 335 Introduction to Southern African Literature
  • AAAS 336 Introduction to African Literature, Honors ( March 14, 2006)
  • AAAS 340/WGSS 330 Women in Contemporary African Literature
  • AAAS 349/REL 350 Islam (May 3, 2005)
  • AAAS 351/GEOG 351 Africa's Human Geographies
  • AAAS 355/TH&F 326 African Theatre and Drama
  • AAAS 370/LING 370 Introduction to the Languages of Africa
  • AAAS 372/ANTH 372 Religion, Power, and Sexuality in Arab Societies
  • AAAS 376/AAAS 676/HA 376/HA 676 West African Art
  • AAAS 415 Women and Islam (renumbered from AAAS 315 March 14, 2006)
  • AAAS 429/TH&F 429 Postcolonial Theatre and Drama (March 14, 2006)
  • AAAS 432/FREN 432 Francophone African Literature (prerequisite: ENGL 102 and a 200-level ENGL course)
  • AAAS 433 Islamic Literature
  • AAAS 434 African Women Writers
  • AAAS 435 Muslim Women's Autobiography
  • AAAS 445 Arab Thought and Identity
  • AAAS 450/REL 450 Popular Culture in the Muslim World (May 3, 2005)
  • AAAS 470/LING 470 Language and Society in Africa (prerequisite: AAAS 103, AAAS 305, LING 106, or consent of instructor)
  • AAAS 510/AMS 534/SOC 534 Comparative Racial and Ethnic Relations
  • AAAS 520 African Studies in:__________ (prerequisite: junior/senior in good standing)
  • AAAS 542/REL 535 The History of Islam in Africa (prerequisite: 5 hours in humanities)
  • AAAS 543/LING 543 Language and Culture in Arabic-speaking Communities (October 5, 2004)
  • AAAS 545 Unveiling the Veil (October 5, 2004)
  • AAAS 552/REL 552 Classical Islamic Literatures (May 3, 2005)
  • AAAS 553/GEOG 553 Geography of African Development
  • AAAS 555/FMS 544 African Film
  • AAAS 561/HIST 561/POLS 561 Liberation in Southern Africa (October 9, 2007)
  • AAAS 578/HA 578 Central African Art
  • AAAS 598/HIST 598 Sexuality and Gender in African History
  • AAAS 600/POLS 665 Politics in Africa (prerequisite: AAAS 105, AAAS 305, or POLS 150)
  • AAAS 650/REL 650 Sufism (prerequisite:  AAAS 349/REL 350 or permission of instructor) (May 3, 2005)
  • AAAS 657/REL 657 Gender in Islam and Society (prerequisite:  AAAS 349/REL 350 or permission of instructor) (May 3, 2005)
  • AAAS 663/ANTH 663 The Anthropology of Islam
  • AAAS 676/HA 676 West African Art (not open to students who have taken AAAS 376/H A 376)
  • AAAS 677/HA 677 African Design (prerequisite: AAAS 376, HA 376, AAAS 578, or HA 578)
  • AAAS 679/ HA 679 African Expressive Culture:________ (prerequisite: AAAS 376, HA 376, AAAS 578, or HA 578)
  • AMS 534/AAAS 510/SOC 534 Comparative Racial and Ethnic Relations
  • ANTH 160/ANTH 360 The Varieties of Human Experience
  • ANTH 161/ANTH 361 The Third World: Anthropological Approaches
  • ANTH 162 The Varieties of Human Experience, Honors
  • ANTH 220 The Ethnology of Art
  • ANTH 293/EALC 130 Myth, Legend, and Folk Beliefs in East Asia
  • ANTH 303/AAAS 303 Peoples and Cultures of North Africa and the Middle East
  • ANTH 360/ANTH 160 The Varieties of Human Experience
  • ANTH 361/ANTH 161 The Third World: Anthropological Approaches
  • ANTH 362 Peoples of Southeast Asia
  • ANTH 364/EALC 364 Peoples of Japan and Korea
  • ANTH 365/EALC 365 Japanese People Through Film
  • ANTH 366/EALC 366 The Life Cycle in Japanese Culture and Literature
  • ANTH 368/EALC 368 The Peoples of China
  • ANTH 369 Vietnam: Identity and Conflict
  • ANTH 370 Peoples and Cultures of the Pacific (prerequisite: ANTH 100, ANTH 108, ANTH 160, ANTH 308, or ANTH 360)
  • ANTH 372/AAAS 372 Religion, Power, and Sexuality in Arab Societies
  • ANTH 376 North American Indians
  • ANTH 378 Contemporary North American Indians
  • ANTH 379/LAA 334/LAA 634 Indigenous Traditions of Latin America
  • ANTH 380 Peoples of South America
  • ANTH 389/WGSS 389 The Anthropology of Gender: Female, Male, and Beyond
  • ANTH 484 Magic, Science, and Religion
  • ANTH 501 Topics in Sociocultural Anthropology: Introduction to Aboriginal Studies (THIS TOPIC ONLY)
  • ANTH 506 Ancient American Civilizations: Mesoamerica
  • ANTH 508 Ancient American Civilizations: The Central Andes
  • ANTH 510 An Introduction to Southwestern Archaeology (prerequisite: ANTH 110 or ANTH 310)
  • ANTH 595 The Colonial Experience
  • ANTH 564 The Peoples of Africa
  • ANTH 565/EALC 565 Popular Images in Japanese Culture, Literatures, and Films
  • ANTH 567 Japanese Ghosts and Demons
  • ANTH 663/AAAS 663 The Anthropology of Islam
  • CHIN 562 Modern Chinese Literature I (prerequisite: CHIN 504)
  • DANC 230/AAAS 334/TH&F 226 Introduction to African Dance Theatre
  • DANC 440 Introduction to Classical East Indian Dance
  • EALC 105/REL 106 Living Religions of the East
  • EALC 108/REL 108 Living Religions of the East, Honors
  • EALC 121 Introduction to Contemporary China
  • EALC 130/ANTH 293 Myth, Legend, and Folk Beliefs in East Asia
  • EALC 131 Myth, Legend, and Folk Beliefs in East Asia, Honors
  • EALC 136 The Japanese Tradition
  • EALC 220 Asian Autobiographies
  • EALC 231 Introduction to: ____  
  • EALC 301 Cultural Traditions of China, Inner Asia, and Tibet (November 13, 2007)
  • EALC 302 Civilizations of Japan and Korea (May 13, 2008)
  • EALC 315/FMS 315 Survey of Japanese Film
  • EALC 330 Chinese Culture
  • EALC 332 Asian Literature in Translation:___________
  • EALC 333 Asian Literature in Translation, Honors:__________
  • EALC 350 Contemporary Japan (offered only during the summer institute in Hiratsuka, Japan)
  • EALC 364/ANTH 364 Peoples of Japan and Korea
  • EALC 365/ANTH 365 Japanese People Through Film
  • EALC 366 The Life Cycle in Japanese Culture and Literature
  • EALC 368 The Peoples of China
  • EALC 380 Popular Cultures of East Asia (March 11, 2008)
  • EALC 410 Asobi: Play in Japan
  • EALC 411 Asobi: Play in Japan, Honors
  • EALC 415/615 Ancient China (November 14, 2006)
  • EALC 418/618 Sexual Politics in Dynastic China (Recommended: A course in East Asian studies) (October 9, 2007)
  • EALC 420/620 Daily Life in China from the Opium War to the Present (December 13, 2005)
  • EALC 508/REL 508 Religion in China
  • EALC 509/REL 509 Religion in Japan
  • EALC 510 Education in Japan
  • EALC 520/HIST 640 Entrepreneurship in East Asia
  • EALC 527/TH&F 527 Asian Theatre and Film
  • EALC 530 Chinese Culture
  • EALC 536 Cultural Traditions of Japan
  • EALC 541/FMS 541 Asian Film
  • EALC 543/FMS 543 Contemporary Japanese Film
  • EALC 555/REL 555 Buddhists And Buddhism In China
  • EALC 565 Popular Images in Japanese Culture, Literatures, and Films
  • EALC 567 Japanese Ghosts and Demons
  • EALC 580 Popular Cultures of East Asia (March 11, 2008)
  • EALC 583/HIST 583 Imperial China
  • EALC 584/HIST 584 Modern China
  • EALC 585 POLS 668 Reform in Contemporary China
  • EALC 587/HIST 587 Early Modern Japan
  • EALC 588/HIST 588 Japan 1853-1945
  • EALC 589/HIST 589 Japan since 1945
  • EALC 592/HIST 592 Huns, Turks, and Mongols: The Nomad Factor in History
  • EALC 593/HIST 593 Modern Korea
  • EALC 596/HIST 596 Defining Japan: Marginalized Groups and the Construction of National Identity
  • EALC 597/HIST 597 Japanese Theater History
  • EALC 615/415Ancient China (November 14, 2006)
  • EALC 618/418 Sexual Politics in Dynastic China (Recommended: A course in East Asian studies) (October 9, 2007)
  • EALC 620/420 Daily Life in China from the Opium War to the Present (December 13, 2005)
  • EALC 642/HWC 524/PHIL 506 Chinese Thought (prerequisite: an Eastern Civilization course, an Asian history course, or a distribution course in philosophy)
  • EALC 649 Doing Business with China: Law and Policy (prerequisite: a course on China or background in law or business)
  • EALC 656/POLS 656 Government and Politics of East Asia (prerequisite: a political science distribution course or an East Asian studies course)
  • ECIV 104/ECIV 304 Eastern Civilizations
  • ECIV 105/ECIV 305 Eastern Civilizations, Honors
  • ECIV 304/ECIV 104 Eastern Civilizations
  • ECIV 305/ECIV 105 Eastern Civilizations, Honors
  • ENGL 305/ISP 305 World Indigenous Literatures
  • ENGL 326/AAAS 332 Introduction to African Literature (prerequisite: ENGL 102 and one 200-level ENGL course)
  • ENGL 674 African Literature:_______ (prerequisite: Prior completion of the Freshman-Sophomore English requirement or its equivalent)
  • ENGL 571 American Indian Literature: _____(prerequisite: Prior completion of the Freshman-Sophomore English requirement or its equivalent)
  • FMS 315/EALC 315 Survey of Japanese Film
  • FMS 541/EALC 541 Asian Film
  • FMS 543/EALC 543 Contemporary Japanese Film
  • FMS 544/AAAS 555 African Film
  • FREN 432/AAAS 432 Francophone African Literature (prerequisite: ENGL 102 and a 200-level ENGL course)
  • HA 482 Japanese Painting
  • HA 503 Japanese Prints
  • HA 545 Early Chinese Art
  • HA 585 The Art of Buddhism
  • HA 587 Japanese Sculpture
  • HA 589 Japanese Artistic Encounters with Europe and the United States
  • GEOG 351/AAAS 351 Africa's Human Geographies
  • GEOG 396 China's Geographies
  • GEOG 553/AAAS 553 Geography of African Development
  • GEOG 570 Geography of American Indians
  • ISP 101 Introduction to Indigenous Nations Studies (March 11, 2008)*
  • ISP 305/ENGL 305 World Indigenous Literatures
  • ISP 330/REL 330 Native American Religions
  • ISP 331/REL 330 Native American Religions, Honors
  • ISP 504 Topics in Indigenous Nations Studies: ________ (March 11, 2008)*
  • ISP 510 Indigenous Women and Activism (March 11, 2008)*
  • ISP 530 Indigenous Food and Health (October 14, 2008)*
  • ISP 600 Research Methods and Indigenous Peoples
  • ISP 601 Indigenous Peoples of the World
  • ISP 602 Indigenous Decolonization and Empowerment
  • ISP 603 Introduction to Indigenous Nations Graduate Studies
  • ISP 611 Applied Indigenous Leadership
  • ISP 612 Native American Oppression, Resistance, and Liberation
  • ISP 613 Issues Facing Indigenous Peoples
  • ISP 614 Decolonizing Narratives
  • ISP 670 Indigenous Peoples’ Health Status, Beliefs, and Behaviors
  • ISP 673 Environmental Justice
  • HAIT 300 Contemporary Haiti (prerequisite:  AAAS 301/HAIT 200, or consent of instructor) (March 11, 2008)
  • HIST 104/AAAS 105 Introduction to African History
  • HIST 105 Introduction to Ancient Near Eastern and Greek History
  • HIST 118 History of East Asia (name change – October 5, 2004)
  • HIST 119 History of East Asia, Honors (name change – October 5, 2004)
  • HIST 120 Colonial Latin America
  • HIST 122 Colonial Latin America, Honors
  • HIST 160/AAAS 160 Introduction to Western African History (November 13, 2007)
  • HIST 300/AAAS 305 Modern African History
  • HIST 307/AAAS 307 Modern African History, Honors (October 5, 2004)
  • HIST 326 Native American Civilizations and Their European Conquerors
  • HIST 327 The Premodern Middle East
  • HIST 328 The Modern Middle East
  • HIST 369 Colonialism and Revolution in the Third World, Honors
  • HIST 392 Huns, Turks, and Mongols: The Nomad Factor in Asian History
  • HIST 353 Indigenous Peoples of North America
  • HIST 397 From Mao to Now: China’s Red Revolution (November 8, 2005)
  • HIST 398 Introduction to History of Japan: Anime to Zen
  • HIST 399 The Samurai
  • HIST 470 Popular Culture in Latin America and Africa (March 1, 2005)
  • HIST 510 Topics in: Islamic Fundamentalism (THIS TOPIC ONLY) (May 13, 2008)
  • HA 539 History of Japanese Buddhist Art
  • HIST 543 Modern Iran
  • HIST 561/ AAAS 561/POLS 561 Liberation in Southern Africa (October 9, 2007)
  • HIST 570 The Middle East Since World War II
  • HIST 582 Ancient Japan
  • HIST 583/EALC 583 Imperial China
  • HIST 584/EALC 584 Modern China
  • HIST 587/EALC 587 Early Modern Japan
  • HIST 588/EALC 588 Japan 1853-1945
  • HIST 589/EALC 589 Japan Since 1945
  • HIST 592/EALC 592 Huns, Turks, and Mongols: The Nomad Factor in History
  • HIST 593/EALC 593 Modern Korea
  • HIST 596/EALC 596 Defining Japan: Marginalized Groups and the Construction of National Identity
  • HIST 597/EALC 597 Japanese Theater History
  • HIST 598/AAAS 598 Sexuality and Gender in African History
  • HIST 600 West African History
  • HIST 603 History of Tibet
  • HIST 604 Contemporary Greater China (October 18, 2005)
  • HIST 605 Medieval Japan
  • HIST 619 History of the American Indian
  • HIST 622 History of the Plains Indians
  • HIST 640/EALC 520 Entrepreneurship in East Asia
  • HA 265 Introduction to Asian Art
  • HA 266 The Visual Arts of East Asia
  • HA 267 Art and Culture of Japan
  • HA 268 Art and Culture of China
  • HA 269 The Art and Culture of Korea
  • HA 305 Special Study: Topics in Asian Art, Introduction to the Arts of Japan (Edwards Campus ONLY - SU 2004 ONLY)
  • HA 369 Introduction to Korean Painting
  • HA 376/AAAS 376/AAAS 676/HA 676 West African Art
  • HA 467 Art and Culture of Japan, Honors
  • HA 468 Art and Culture of China, Honors
  • HA 469 Art and Culture of Korea, Honors
  • HA 488 Chinese Painting, Honors (prerequisite: one of the following four courses: HA 150, HA 265, HA 266, ECIV 104)
  • HA 578/AAAS 578 Central African Art
  • HA 676/AAAS 676 West African Art (not open to students who have taken AAAS 376/H A 376)
  • HA 677/AAAS 677 African Design
  • HA 679/AAAS 679 African Expressive Culture: _____
  • HWC 524/EALC 642/PHIL 506 Chinese Thought
  • INS 101 Introduction to Indigenous Nations Studies (March 11, 2008)
  • INS 504 Topics in Indigenous Nations Studies: ________ (March 11, 2008)
  • INS 510 Indigenous Women and Activism (March 11, 2008)
  • INS 530 Indigenous Food and Health (October 14, 2008)
  • JOUR 502 International Journalism
  • LAA 332 Language and Society in Latin America
  • LAA 333 Language and Society in Latin America, Honors
  • LAA 334/LAA 634/ANTH 379 Indigenous Traditions of Latin America
  • LAA 335 The Politics of Language in Latin America
  • LAA 503 Race, Gender, Ethnicity, and Nationalism in Latin America
  • LAA 506 Race, Gender, Ethnicity, and Nationalism in Latin America, Honors
  • LAA 634/LAA 334/ANTH 379 Indigenous Traditions of Latin America
  • LA&S 202 History of North American Indian Tribes (taught at Haskell Indian Nations University)
  • LING 370/AAAS 370 Introduction to the Languages of Africa
  • LING 470/AAAS 470 Language and Society in Africa (prerequisite: AAAS 103, AAAS 305, LING 106, or consent of instructor)
  • LING 543/AAAS 543 Language and Culture in Arabic-speaking Communities (October 5, 2004)
  • MUSC 139/339 Introduction to Music in World Cultures
  • MUSC 560 Music in World Cultures
  • PHIL 506/EALC 642/HWC 524 Chinese Thought (prerequisite: An Eastern civilization course, an Asian history course, or a distribution course in philosophy)
  • POLS 561/AAAS 561/HIST 561 Liberation in Southern Africa (October 9, 2007)
  • POLS 656/EALC 656 Government and Politics of East Asia (prerequisite: POLS 150 or a East Asian Studies course)
  • POLS 657 Government and Politics of Southeast Asia (prerequisite: POLS 150 or a course in Asian or Southeast Asian history)
  • POLS 660 The Politics and Problems of Developing Countries (prerequisites: one of the following: POLS 652-POLS 659)
  • POLS 661 Politics of the Middle East (prerequisite: 9 hours in POLS, HIST, and or ECON including POLS 150 or POLS 170 or consent of instructor)
  • POLS 665/AAAS 600 Politics in Africa (prerequisite: POLS 150, AAAS 105, or AAAS 305)
  • POLS 667/SOC 640 Islam and Politics (prerequisite: A principal course in sociology, POLS 150, or consent of instructor) (New crosslisting as of October 9, 2007)
  • POLS 668/EALC 585 Reform in Contemporary China
  • REES 220 Societies and Cultures of Eurasia (March 14, 2006)
  • REES 221 Societies and Cultures of Eurasia, Honors (May 8, 2007)
  • REES 510 Understanding Central Asia
  • REES 512 Siberia Yesterday and Today
  • REES 513 Siberia: Russia's Eastern Frontier
  • REL 106/EALC 105 Living Religions of the East
  • REL 108/EALC 108 Living Religions of the East, Honors
  • REL 330/ISP 330 Native American Religions
  • REL 331/ISP 331 Native American Religions, Honors
  • REL 350/AAAS 349 Islam (May 3, 2005)
  • REL 360 The Buddhist Tradition in Asia
  • REL 440 Muslim Women in Religion and Society (Study Abroad) (October 10, 2006)
  • REL 450/AAAS 450 Popular Culture in the Muslim World (May 3, 2005)
  • REL 507 Religion in India
  • REL 508/EALC 508 Religion in China
  • REL 509/EALC 509 Religion in Japan
  • REL 510 Religion in Korea (prerequisite: REL 106/EALC 105, EALC 104, or permission of instructor) (May 13, 2008)
  • REL 535/AAAS 542 The History of Islam in Africa (prerequisite: 5 hours in humanities)
  • REL 552/AAAS 552 Classical Islamic Literatures (May 3, 2005)
  • REL 555/EALC 555 Buddhists And Buddhism In China
  • REL 650/AAAS 650 Sufism (prerequisite:  AAAS 349/REL 350 or permission of instructor) (May 3, 2005)
  • REL 657/AAAS 657 Gender in Islam and Society (prerequisite:  AAAS 349/REL 350 or permission of instructor) (May 3, 2005)
  • SLAV 508 South Slavic Literature and Civilization
  • SOC 130 Comparative Societies
  • SOC 131 Comparative Societies, Honors
  • SOC 532 Sociology of the Middle East (March 14, 2006)
  • SOC 534/AAAS 510/AMS 534 Comparative Racial and Ethnic Relations
  • SOC 621 Cross-cultural Sociology
  • SOC 640/POLS 667 Islam and Politics (prerequisite: A principal course in sociology , POLS 150, or consent of instructor) (New crosslisting as of October 9, 2007)
  • THR 226/AAAS 334/DANC 230 Introduction to African Dance Theatre
  • THR 326/AAAS 355 African Theatre and Drama
  • THR 429/AAAS 429 Postcolonial Theatre and Drama
  • THR 527/EALC 527 Asian Theatre and Film
  • WGSS 330/AAAS 340 Women in Contemporary African Literature
  • WGSS 389/ANTH 389 The Anthropology of Gender: Female, Male and Beyond

 

The dates listed next to the course are when the course was approved by the College to satisfy the Non-Western Culture requirement. If no date appears, it was approved prior to the creation of the document. The document was initially created December 2004.

* ISP (formerly INS) accepted under the updated rubric.


Contact

Student Academic Services
clas109@ku.edu
(785) 864-3500
Staff Profiles

Home to 50+ departments, centers, and programs, the School of the Arts, and the School of Public Affairs and Administration
KU offers courses in 40 languages
Graduates of the College have won Emmys, discovered new species, and been named to Forbes' "most powerful women" lists
No. 1 ranking in city management and urban policy —U.S. News and World Report
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
26 prestigious Rhodes Scholars — more than all other Kansas colleges combined
Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually
46 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
—ALA
23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times