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.

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