Course Archive: Spring 2003

Language Courses





*NOTE: Students with more advanced Turkish may also enroll and will have an individualized program of study. For information contact the Russian and East European Center at


Other Language Courses

Ling. 304. Tutorials in Non-Western Languages. Advanced or intensive language instruction in a selected non-Western language; does not cover instruction in East or Southeast Asian languages. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. May be repeated with consent of instructor. 1 to 5 hours, or 1/2 to 1 unit.

Ling. 304a. First-Year Turkish. This course will teach the fundamentals of comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing in modern Turkish. The course is also designed to be useful to students planning to study other Turkic languages. Will continue in the spring semester. 4 hours or 1 unit.

General Courses

Agri. Consu. & Env. Sciences 298. International Experience. International experience in agriculture or home economics related areas involving foreign travel and study without enrollment in another institution. Experience must be planned and approved in advance through consultation with a College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences faculty member. Prerequisite: Written consent of instructor; junior standing; not open to students on probation. 1 to 4 hours.

Agri. Consu. & Env. Sciences 299. Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences. Study Abroad. Provides campus credit for study at accredited foreign institutions. Final determination of credit granted is made upon the student's successful completion of work. Prerequisite: Consent of major department, college, and Study Abroad Office. 0 to 15 hours (summer session, 0 to 8 hours). May be repeated to a maximum of 36 hours within one calendar year.

Asian St. 218. Cultural Landscapes of South Asia. Same as LA 218

Comp. Lit. 189. Classic Masterpieces of Non-Western Cultures. All readings in English. 3 hours

Comp. Lit. 334. Studies in Francophonie. Same as French 379. See French 379.

English 285. Postcolonial Literatures in English.  3 hours.

French 379. Studies in Francophonie. Same as Comparative Literature 334. Studies of various genres, periods, and topics of French literature outside of France, with a different geographical emphasis each semester. Regions include black Africa, the Caribbean, Canada, North Africa, the Middle East, and Switzerland. 3 hours, or 3/4 or 1 unit. May be repeated to a maximum of 12 hours or 4 units.

Geog. 101. Geography of Developing Countries. Examines the manner in which climate, landforms, resources, and cultural factors promote and inhibit change in developing countries (i. e. , India, Iran, Egypt, Nigeria, China, Kenya, Brazil, Venezuela, Guatemala); makes comparisons between these countries and others in both the developing and the developed world. 3 hours.

History 168. Indian Civilization and Society. Introduction to the Civilization of India. Same as Anth 168. 3 hours or 0.5 or 1 unit.

History 322. The Transformation of the Middle East, 1566-1914. Political, social, cultural, and ideological developments in Egypt, Arabia, the Fertile Crescent, Iran and Turkey from the mid 16th century to the eve of World War I. Premodern society and institutions, the question of "decline" and "awakening", encounters with Europe and self-strengthening reforms, relations between Muslims, Christians, and Jews, the role of women and the family, and class formations. Prerequisite: One year of college history or social science, or consent of instructor. 3 hours or 1 unit.

Land. Arch. 218. Cultural Landscape of South Asia. Same as Asian Studies 218.  3 hours

Law 374. International Law. The nature, sources, and subjects of international law and its place in the control of international society; includes an examination of the law of jurisdiction, territory, recognition and succession of states, rights and immunities of states in foreign courts, diplomatic immunities, treaties, protection of citizens abroad, settlement of international disputes, war and neutrality, the United Nations, and the International Court of Justice. 3 hours or 1 unit.

Philosophy 110. World Religions. Same as Religious Studies 110. See Religious Studies 110.

Pol. Sci. 280. Introduction to International Relations. Structure and processes of international relations, trends in international politics, and the future of the international system in a setting of conflict and crisis. Prerequisite: Political Science 100 or 150, or consent of instructor. 3 hours.

Pol. Sci. 339. Islam and Society in the Modern Middle East and North Africa. Same as RELST 308. Examines the role of Islam in contemporary politics, the contemporary resurgence of Islam, and the articulation of Islamic approaches to the new economic order, nationalism, and the changing role of women. Prerequisite: Junior standing or consent of instructor. 3 hours or 1 unit.

Rel. St. 110. World Religions. Same as Philosophy 110. Survey of the leading living religions, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam; examination of basic texts and of philosophic theological elaborations of each religion. 3 hours.

Rel. St. 312. Readings in Sanskrit, I. Same as Sansk 303. Prerequisite Sansk 202. 3 hours or 1 unit.