Spring 2018

Spring 2018 Approved Courselist. Download pdf here.

General Menu of Approved Courses – Organized by Department

 

RELEVANT KU CORE CODES:

GE11 – core goal 1.1 (critical thinking)

GE3H – core goal 3 Humanities

GE3S – core goal 3 Social Sciences

GE3N – core goal 3 Natural Sciences

AE41 – core goal 4.1 (cultural diversity)

AE42 – core goal 4.2 (global awareness)

AE51 – core goal 5.1 (ethics)

AE61 – core goal 6 (capstone)

 

Regional and Substantive Specialization Codes:

Afr = Africa

MENA = Middle East (and North Africa)

LA = Latin America and the Caribbean

EA = East Asia (Asia)

REE = Russia, Eastern Europe & Eurasia

WE = Western Europe

 

CSPS = Comparative Social & Political Systems

CEB = Culture, Ethnicity & Belief

GEcon = International Business & Global Economy

PCA = Popular Culture & the Arts in Global Context

GE = Global Environment

GG = Global Gender

 

 

AAAS – African and African-American Studies

UG ONLY:

AAAS 102: Arabic and Islamic Studies (3) GE3H GE3S AE42 (MENA)

AAAS 103: Introduction to Africa (3) GE3H GE3S (Afr)

AAAS 105: Introduction to African History (3) GE11 GE3H (Afr)

AAAS 305: Modern Africa (3) AE42 (Afr)

AAAS 320: African Studies In: African Cultural Institutions (3) AE42 (Afr, CEB, CSPS

AAAS 320: African Studies In: African Art and Gender (3) AE42 (Afr, CEB, PCA, GG

AAAS 340: Women in Contemporary African Literature (3) GE3H AE42 (Afr, PCA, GG)

AAAS 349: Islam (3) GE3S AE42 (MENA, CEB)

AAAS 353: Modern & Contemporary African Art (3) (Afr, PCA)

AAAS 355: African Theatre and Drama (3) (Afr, PCA)

AAAS 372: Religion, Power, and Sexuality in Arab Societies (3) (MENA, CEB, GG)

AAAS 433: Islamic Literature (3) AE51 (MENA, CEB, PCA)

UG & Grad:

AAAS 520: African Studies In: Comparative Culture & Education in Africa (3) AE42 (Afr, CSPS, CEB)

AAAS 520: African Studies In: Sustainable Food & Food Security in Gbl Sth (3) AE42 (Afr, CSPS, CEcon)

AAAS 520: African Studies In: African Art & Gender (3) AE42 (Afr, CEB, PCA, GG)

AAAS 543: Language and Culture in Arabic-Speaking Communities (3) GE3S AE42 (MENA, CEB)

AAAS 545: Unveiling the Veil (3) (MENA, CEB, GG)

*AAAS 550: Senior Seminar in: African Social & Political Development (3) AE61 (Afr, CSPS)

AAAS 583: Migration, Diasporas & Development (3) (Afr, CSPS, CEB, GEcon)

Grad ONLY:

AAAS 723: Afro-Latin American Cultures (3)

AAAS 723: Atlantic History (3)

AAAS 723: South African Fiction (3)

AAAS 733: Islamic Literature (3)

AAAS 802: Introduction to Africana Studies: African (3)

AMS – American Studies

UG ONLY:

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

ANTH – Anthropology

UG ONLY:

ANTH 108/109/308: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (3) GE3S AE42 (CSPS, CEB)

ANTH 160/162/360: The Varieties of Human Experience (3) GE3H GE3S AE42 (CSPS, CEB)

ANTH 293: Myth, Legend, and Folk Beliefs in East Asia (3) AE42 (EA, CSPS, CEB)

ANTH 301: Anthropology through Films (3) AE42 (PCA, CEB)

ANTH 320/321: Language in Culture and Society, Honors (3) AE41 AE61 (CEB)

ANTH 323: Environmental Dynamics in India (3) (EA, CSPS, CEB, GE, GEcon)

ANTH 359/459: Anthropology of Sex (3) (CEB, CSPS)

ANTH 367: Introduction to Economic Anthropology (3) (CSPS, GEcon)

ANTH 370: Peoples and Cultures of the Pacific (3) (EA, CSPS, CEB)

ANTH 372: Religion, Power, and Sexuality in Arab Societies (3) (MENA, CEB, GG)

ANTH 389: The Anthropology of Gender: Female, Male, and Beyond (3) GE21 GE3H GE3S AE42 (CEB, GG)

ANTH 484: Magic, Science, and Religion (3) (CEB, CSPS)

UG & Grad:

ANTH 582: Ethnobotany (3) (GE, CEB)

ANTH 583: Love, Sex, and Globalization (3) (GEcon, CEB, GG)

COMS – Communications

UG ONLY:

COMS 246: Introduction to Intercultural Communication (3) (CEB)

UG & Grad:

COMS 557: East Asian Communication (3) (EA, CEB)

EALC – East Asian Languages and Cultures

UG ONLY:

EALC 105: Asian Religions (3) GE3H AE42 (EA, CEB)

EALC 130: Myth, Legend, and Folk Beliefs in East Asia (3) AE42 (EA, CEB)

EALC 315: Survey of Japanese Film (3) AE42 (EA, PCA)

EALC 317: Contemporary Japanese Fiction & Film (3) AE42 (EA, PCA)

EALC 318: Modern Chinese Literature in Translation (2-3) AE42 (EA, PCA)

EALC 319: Contemporary Chinese Fiction & Film (3) AE42 (EA, PCA)

EALC 325: Minorities in Japan (3) (EA, CEB)

EALC 330: China’s Cultural Legacy (3) AE42 (EA, CEB)

EALC 331: Studies In: Modern Korean Art & Culture (3) (EA, PCA)

EALC 333: Asian Literature in Translation, Honors (3) (EA, PCA)

EALC 380: Popular Cultures of East Asia (3)  (EA, PCA)

UG & Grad:

EALC 519: Contemporary Chinese Fiction & Film (3) (EA, PCA)

EALC 520: Entrepreneurship in East Asia (3) (EA, GEcon)

EALC 530: China’s Cultural Legacy (3) AE42 (EA, CEB)

EALC 580: Popular Cultures of East Asia (3) (EA, PCA)

EALC 610: Minorities in Japan (3) (EA, CEB)

EALC 678: Chinese Foreign Policy (3) (EA, CSPS

Grad ONLY:

EALC 715: Survey of Japanese Film (3)

EALC 717: Contemporary Japanese Literature in Translation (3)

ECIV – Eastern Civilizations

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

ECON – Economics

UG & Grad:

ECON 505: History of Economic Analysis (3) (GEcon)

ECON 510: Energy Economics (3) (GEcon, GE)

ECON 550: Environmental Economics (3) (GEcon, GE

ECON 582: Economic Development (3) (GEcon)

ECON 586: Economic Issues in China (3) (EA, GEcon)

ECON 604: International Trade (3) (GEcon)

ECON 605: International Finance (3) (GEcon)

ECON 610: Resource Economics and Environmental Policy (3) (GEcon, GE)

Grad ONLY:

ECON 844: Macro Issues in Development Economics (3)

ENGL - English

UG ONLY:

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

ENGL 328: Lit & Film: Lat American Immigration in Literature & Film (3) (LA, PCA)

ENGL 492: The London Review (3) AE42 (WE, PCA)

UG & Grad:

ENGL 590: Studies in: Global Environmental Justice (3) (PCA, GE)

ENGL 674: African Lit: South African Fiction, Politics & Culture (3) AE61 (Afr, PCA)

EURS – European Studies

UG ONLY:

EURS 302: European Culture and Society 1945 to Present: AE42 (WE, CEB)

UG & Grad:

EURS 500: Seminar in European Studies (3) AE42 AE61 (WE)

EURS 511: Topics in European Studies: Paris, City of Lights & Legends (3) (WE, PCA)

EVRN – Environmental Studies

UG ONLY:

EVRN 142/145: Global Environment II: Ecology of Human Civilization (3) GE3S (GE)

EVRN 148: Scientific Principles of Environmental Studies (3) GE3N (GE)

EVRN 320: Environmental Policy Analysis (3) (GE)

EVRN 374: Vulnerability & Adaptation (3) (GE)

EVRN 385: Environmental Sociology (3) (GE)

EVRN 420: Topics: Global Environmental Justice (3) (GE, PCA)

EVRN 420: Topics: Environmental Dynamics in India (3) (EA, CSPS, CEB, GE)

UG & Grad:

EVRN 519: Sociology of Global Food (5) (GE, CEB)

EVRN 542: Ethnobotany (3) (GE, CEB)

EVRN 550: Environmental Economics (3) (GE, GEcon)

EVRN 645: Native & Western Views of Nature (3) (GE, CEB)

FIN - Finance

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

FMS – Film and Media Studies

UG ONLY:

FMS 313: History of the International Sound Film Post 1950 (3) (PCA)

FMS 315: Survey of Japanese Film (3) AE42 (EA, PCA)

FMS 322: Soviet & Post-Soviet Russian Cinema (3) (REE, PCA)

FREN – French

UG ONLY:

FREN 326: Introduction to French Literature (3) GE3H AE42 (WE, PCA)

FREN 401: Paris, City of Lights & Legends (3) GE3H AE42 (WE, PCA)

FREN 405: French Literature in Translation (3) GE3H AE42 (WE, PCA)

FREN 406: Introduction to French Culture through Film (3) GE3H AE42 (WE, PCA)

FREN 440: Studies in French Culture: La Revolution 1789 (3) (WE, CEB)

FREN 480: Studies in French Lit: Who’s Wearing the Pants? (3) (WE, PCA, GG)

GEOG – Geography

UG ONLY:

GEOG 111: Mapping Our Changing World (4) (CSPS)

GEOG 142/145: Global Environment II: Ecology of Human Civilization (3) GE3S (GE)

GEOG 148: Scientific Principles of Environmental Studies (3) GE3N (GE)

GEOG 321: Climate and Climate Change (3) (GE)

GEOG 358: Principles of Geographic Information Systems (4) (CSPS)

GEOG 372: Environmental Policy (3) (CSPS, GE)

GEOG 374: Vulnerability and Adaptation (3) (GE)

UG & Grad:

GEOG 582: Geopolitics & Genocide (3) (CSPS, CEB)

GEOG 583: Migration, Diasporas & Development (3) (CSPS, CEB, GEcon)

GEOG 586: Sustainable Food Systems & Food Security (3) (CSPS, CEB, GEcon)

GEOG 591: Geography of Latin America (3) GE3S AE42 (LA, CSPS)

GERM – German

UG ONLY:

GERM 124/125: German Cinema in Context (3) AE42 (WE, PCA)

GERM 148: German Myth, Religion & Folklore (3) (WE, PCA, CEB)

GIST – Global and International Studies

UG ONLY:

GIST 220: Introduction to Global & International Studies (3) GE11

GIST 306: Global Environmental Literature (3) AE42

GIST 320: Love, Sex, & Marriage in India (3) (EA, CSPS, CEB, GG)

GIST 323: Environmental Dynamics in India (3) (EA, CSPS, CEB, GE, GEcon)

GIST 495: Global Internship (3)

UG & Grad:

GIST 529: Globalization: Sociological Perspectives (3)

GIST 550: Issues in Global Studies: Politics of Human Trafficking (3)

GIST 550: Issues in Global Studies: Sociology of Sport (3)

GIST 550: Issues in Global Studies: Vulnerability and Adaptation (3)

GIST 550: Issues in Global Studies: Migration, Diasporas & Development (3)

GIST 550: Sustainable Food Systems & Food Security (3)

GIST 550: Sociology of Global Health (3)

GIST 582: Geopolitics and Genocide (3)

GIST 624: Social Movements in the Middle East (3) (MENA, CSPS, CEB)

GIST 667: Islam and Politics (3)

GIST 678: Chinese Foreign Policy (3) (EA, CSPS, CEB)

GIST 686: International Human Rights (3) AE42

Grad ONLY:

GIST 702: Globalization (3)

GIST 750: Topics: Internationalization of Higher Education (3)

GIST 898: Thesis and Project Writing (3)

HA - Art History

UG ONLY:

HA 353: Modern & Contemporary African Art (3) (Afr, PCA)

HA 354: Japanese Prints (3) (EA, PCA)

HA 363: Modern Korean Art & Culture (3) AE42 (EA, PCA)

HA 367: Art & Culture of Japan (3) GE3H AE42 (EA, PCA)

HA 390: Special Study: African Art & Gender (3) (Afr, PCA, GG)

HA 393: Introduction to Islamic Art & Architecture (3) (MENA, PCA, CEB)

UG & Grad:

HA 543: Special Study: Asian Diaspora Artists (3) (EA, PCA)

HA 554: Japanese Prints (3) (EA, PCA)

HA 562: Ceramics of Korea (3) (EA, PCA)

HA 590: Special Study in African Art (3) (Afr, PCA)

HIST – History

UG ONLY:

HIST 104: Introduction to African History (3) GE11 GE3H (Afr)

HIST 112: Introduction to British History (3) GE11 (WE)

HIST 124: Latin American Culture & Society (3) AE42 (LA, CEB)

HIST 142/145: Global Environment II: Ecology of Human Civilization (3) GE3H (GE)

HIST 300: Modern Africa (3) AE42 (Afr)

HIST 326: Native American Civilizations & European Counterparts (3) GE11 GE3H GE42 (WE, CEB, CSPS)

HIST 336: Ethics, Ideas, and Nature (3) AE51 (CEB, GE)

HIST 371: Tequila, Tango, Carnival, City (3) (LA, CEB, PCA)

HIST 397: From Mao to Now: China’s Red Revolution (3) GE11 AE42 (EA)

HIST 481: From Harem to the Streets: Gender in the Middle East (3) (MENA, GG)

UG & Grad:

HIST 510: Topics in: Europe Today (3) (WE)

HIST 512: Foodways: Latin American (3) (LA, CEB)

HIST 580: Economic History of Latin America (3) (LA, GEcon)

Grad ONLY:

HIST 801: Colloquium in: Atlantic History (3)

HIST 801: Colloquium in: Gender & Empire (3)

HIST 806: Studies in: World Environmental History (3)

HUM – Humanities

HUM 312: World Literature III (3) GE3H (PCA)

HUM 505: Europe Today (3) AE42 (WE)

HUM 552: Foodways: Latin America (3) (LA, CEB)

IBUS – International Business

UG ONLY:

*IBUS 400: Special Topics: Marketing in a Global Environment (3) (GEcon)

*IBUS 410: Introduction to International Business (3) AE42 (GEcon)

*IBUS 425: Business in China (3) (EA, GEcon)

*IBUS 462: Comparative and Cross-Cultural Management (3) AE42 (GEcon)

*IBUS 480: International Management (3) (GEcon)

JWSH – Jewish Studies

UG & Grad:

JWSH 525: Jews and Christians (3)  (CEB)

JWSH 562: Judaism and Political Theology (3) (CEB, CSPS)

LAA – Latin American and Caribbean Studies

UG ONLY:

LAA 100: Latin American Culture and Society (3) AE42 (LA, CEB)

LAA 300: Interdisciplinary Themes in Latin American Studies (3) GE52 (LA)

LAA 311: Topics in LAA – History (3) (LA)

LAA 312: Topics in LAA – Spanish-American Lit & Culture (3) (LA, PCA, CEB)

LAA 314: Topics in LAA – Latino & Caribbean Lit. (3) (LA, PCA, CEB)

LAA 315: Topics in LAA – Film & Music Arts (3) (LA, PCA)

LAA 332/333: Language and Society in Latin America (3) AE42 (LA, CEB)

LAA 450: Capstone Seminar in Latin American Studies (3) AE61 (LA)

UG & Grad:

LAA 516: Topics in LAA – Geography & Environment (3) (LA, CSPS, GE)

LAA 552: Foodways: Latin America (3) (LA, CEB)

LAA 602: Topics in Latin American Studies: Economic History of Latin America (3) (LA, GEcon)

Grad ONLY:

LAA 701: Interdisciplinary Seminar in Latin American Culture & Problems (3)

MGMT – Management

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

*MGMT 434: International Human Resource Management (3) (GEcon)

PCS – Peace & Conflict Studies

UG ONLY:

PCS 650: Senior Seminar in Peace & Conflict Studies (3) AE61 (CSPS)

Grad ONLY:

PCS 850: Peace & Conflict Studies Research Seminar (3)

POLS – Political Science

UG ONLY:

POLS 370: Contemporary Issues in International Politics (3) (CSPS)

UG & Grad:

POLS 562: Women and Politics (3) AE41 (CSPS, GG)

POLS 582: Transnational Terrorism (3) (CSPS)

POLS 644: Justice & Public Policy in Democratic Societies (3) (CSPS)

POLS 667: Islam and Politics (3) AE42 AE51 (MENA, CSPS, CEB)

POLS 668: Reform in Contemporary China (3) AE42 (EA, CSPS, CEB)

POLS 669: Topics in Comparative Politics: Human Trafficking (3) (CSPS, GG, GEcon)

POLS 669: Topics in Comparative Politics: Race, Gender & Post-Colonial Discourse (3) (CSPS, GG, CEB)

POLS 673: International Organization (3) (CSPS)

POLS 674: International Ethics (3) (CSPS, CEB)

POLS 678: Chinese Foreign Policy (3) (EA, CSPS, CEB)

POLS 686: International Human Rights (3) AE42 (CSPS, CEB)

Grad ONLY:

POLS 782: Transnational Terrorism (3)

POLS 851: Comparative Institutions & Government (3)

POLS 955: Politics of Advanced Industrial Societies (3)

POLS 959: Topics in Comp. Pols: Human Trafficking (3)

POLS 972: Theories of International Conflict (3)

POLS 977: Ethics in International Relations Theory (3)

PORT - Portuguese

Grad ONLY:

PORT 785: Brazilian Studies: Afro-Latin American Cultures (3)

REES – Russian, Eastern European, and Eurasian Studies

UG ONLY:

REES 220/221: Societies and Cultures of Eurasia (3) AE42 (REE, CEB, CSPS)

REL – Religion

UG ONLY:

REL 106: Asian Religions (3) GE3H AE42 (EA, CEB)

REL 107: Jews, Christians, Muslims (3) GE3H AE42 (CEB)

REL 345: Christianity (3) (CEB)

REL 360: Buddhist Tradition in Asia (3) GE3H AE42 (EA, CEB)

UG & Grad:

REL 525: Jews and Christians (3) (CEB)

REL 572: Judaism and Political Theology (3) (CEB, CSPS)

SLAV – Slavic

UG ONLY:

SLAV 140/141: Introduction to Russian Culture (3) GE3H AE42 (REE, CEB)

SLAV 322: Soviet & Post-Soviet Russian Cinema (3) (REE, PCA)

SLAV 330: Russian Business Culture (3) (REE, CEB, GEcon)

SLAV 340/341: Intro to Lang. & Peoples in Russia & East-Central Europe (3) GE3H AE42 (REE, CEB)

SLAV 379: Topics in: Communities in Russia & America (3) (REE, CEB)

UG & Grad:

SLAV 506: West Slavic Literature and Civilization (Polish and Czech) (3) (REE, CEB, PCA)

SLAV 508: South Slavic Literature and Civilization (3) AE42 (REE, CEB, PCA)

SLAV 510: The Russian Literary Genius (3) (REE, PCA)

SLAV 540: Language & Identity in East-Central Europe & Former Soviet Union (3) (REE, CEB)

SLAV 622: Soviet & Post-Soviet Russian Cinema (3) (REE, PCA)

SOC – Sociology

UG ONLY:

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

SOC 424: Sociology of Health & Medicine (3) (CSPS, CEB)

SOC 425: Sociology of Global Health (3) (CSPS, CEB)

SOC 450: Gender and Society (3) AE41 (CSPS, GG)

UG & Grad:

SOC 519: Sociology of Global Food (5) (CSPS, CEB, GE)

SOC 529: Globalization (3) (CSPS, GEcon, CEB)

SOC 621: Cross-Cultural Sociology GE3H GE3S AE42 (CSPS, CEB)

SOC 629: Sociology of Sport (3) (CSPS, CEB)

SOC 640: Islam & Politics (3) AE42 AE51 (MENA, CSPS, CEB)

Grad ONLY:

SOC 780: Advanced Topics: Religion & Politics in Global Context (3)

SOC 780: Advanced Topics: Race, Ethnicity & Sexuality (3)

SOC 780: Advanced Topics: Cultural Sociology (3)

SOC 780: Advanced Topics: International Politics of Natural Resources (3)

THR – Theatre

THR 326: African Theater and Drama (3) (Afr, PCA)

WGSS – Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

UG ONLY:

WGSS 330: Women in Contemporary African Literature (3) GE3H AE42 (Afr, GG, PCA)

WGSS 333: The Politics of Physical Appearance (3) GE11 AE41 (GG, CSPS)

WGSS 389: The Anthropology of Gender: Female, Male, and Beyond (3) GE21 GE3H GE3N AE42 (CSPS, CEB, GG)

WGSS 396: Studies in: Politics of Human Trafficking (3) (CSPS, GG, GEcon)

WGSS 396: Studies in: Harem to Street: Gender in the Middle East (3) (MENA, CEB, GG)

WGSS 396: Studies in: Love, Sex & Marriage in India (3) (EA, CSPS, GG, CEB)

WGSS 560: Race, Gender & Post-Colonial Discourse (3) (GG, CEB, CSPS)

UG & Grad:

WGSS 562: Women and Politics (3) AE41 (CSPS, GG)

Grad ONLY:

WGSS 701: Politics of Human Trafficking (3)


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