Courses

Check out the Class Schedule for Economics classes

ECONOMICS 100
Survey of Economic Principles (5)

A survey of how capitalism works: how we choose what to buy, where to work, and how businesses and governments affect our lives, the environment, and the world. Not recommended for students seeking a bachelor's degree in economics or business. Prerequisite: Placement in ENGL 099 or higher. Mandatory decimal grading.

ECONOMICS & 201
Micro Economics (5)

How do consumer and producer choices influence social outcomes? Issues include competition and corporate power, wealth and poverty, environmental quality, and role of government in a market economy. Prerequisite: MATH 098 or MATH 099 with a grade of 2.0 or better, or equivalent placement. Placement into ENGL& 101. Mandatory decimal grading.

ECONOMICS & 202
Macro Economics (5)

What determines national economic growth and prosperity? What causes booms and busts? What are the effects of government policies regarding taxes, government spending and money supply? Issues include: unemployment, inflation, international trade and globalization. Prerequisite: ECON& 201 or equivalent with a grade of 2.0 or better, and placement into MATH 099. Completion of ENGL 099 or EAP/EAPAB 099 or equivalent with a grade of 2.0 or better, or placement into ENGL& 101. Mandatory decimal grading.

ECONOMICS 291
Special Topics in Economics (1)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in Economics. Student option grading.

ECONOMICS 292
Special Topics in Economics (2)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in Economics. Student option grading.

ECONOMICS 293
Special Topics in Economics (3)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in Economics. Student option grading.

ECONOMICS 294
Special Topics in Economics (4)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in Economics. Student option grading.

ECONOMICS 295
Special Topics in Economics (5)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in Economics. Student option grading.

ECONOMICS 297
Individual Project in Economics (1)

Individual project in a specific area of economics. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students' educational and work experience. Student option grading.

ECONOMICS 298
Individual Project in Economics (2)

Individual project in a specific area of Economics. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students' educational and work experience. Student option grading.

ECONOMICS 299
Individual Project in Economics (3)

Individual project in a specific area of Economics. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students' educational and work experience. Student option grading.

Check out the Class Schedule for History/East Asia classes

HISTORY/EAST ASIA 216
Introduction to East Asian Civilization (5)

This course is a survey of East Asian Civilization in global context through cultural, philosophical, religious, social and political interactions. It focuses on China, Korea, Japan and Taiwan across different eras to understand the complexities of the issues in the Far East and the world both today and tomorrow. Student option grading.

HISTORY/EAST ASIA 216W
Introduction to East Asian Civilization (5)

This course is a survey of East Asian Civilization in global context through cultural, philosophical, religious, social and political interactions. It focuses on China, Korea, Japan and Taiwan across different eras to understand the complexities of the issues in the Far East and the world both today and tomorrow. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL& 101 or equivalent with a 2.0 or better. Mandatory decimal grading.

HISTORY/EAST ASIA 218
Introduction to Japanese Civilization (5)

Survey of Japanese history, including the social, cultural, political and institutional developments from ancient times to the present. Covers theories of national origin and explores the historical roots of modern Japan. Foreign influences on Japan, ways of thinking, and religion and philosophy are also discussed. Student option grading.

HISTORY/EAST ASIA 297
Individual Project in East Asian History (1)

Individual project in a specific area of East Asian History. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students' educational and work experience. Student option grading.

HISTORY/EAST ASIA 298
Individual Project in East Asian History (2)

Individual project in a specific area of East Asian History. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students' educational and work experience. Student option grading.

HISTORY/EAST ASIA 299
Individual Project in East Asian History (3)

Individual project in a specific area of East Asian History. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on en evaluation of students' educational and work experience. Student opn grading.

Check out the Class Schedule for Geography classes

GEOGRAPHY & 100
Introduction to Geography (5)

An introduction to the diverse field of geography. Introduction to physical and human geography with an emphasis on the nature and complexity of the human imprint on the Earth's surface. Survey of major topical issues studied by geographers including landforms, climate, population, culture, cities and government. Prerequisite: Placement in ENGL 099 or EAP 099 or successful completion of ENGL 090 or EAP 090. Student option grading.

GEOGRAPHY & 100H
Introduction to Geography HC (5)

An introduction to the diverse field of geography. Introduction to physical and human geography with an emphasis on the nature and complexity of the human imprint on the Earth's surface. Survey of major topical issues studied by geographers including landforms, climate, population, culture, cities and government. Prerequisite: Placement in ENGL 099 or EAP 099 or successful completion of ENGL 090 or EAP 090. Mandatory decimal grading.

GEOGRAPHY 123
Introduction to Globalization (5)

This course considers the dynamic processes and consequences of increasing flows of goods, people, ideas, capital and services that cross traditional political, economic, cultural and geographic boundaries and the challenges that emerge for society, including environmental quality, cultural and political identity and economic opportunity. Dual listed as INTST 123. Prerequisite: Placement into ENGL 099 or EAP 099 or successful completion of ENGL 090. Mandatory decimal grading.

GEOGRAPHY & 200
Introduction to Human Geography (5)

An introduction of the field of human geography. Explores cultural patterns and processes and the geographic expression of society emphasizing the relationship between humans and the physical environment. Survey includes issues such as culture, language, resources and economic activity, population, cities and government. Prerequisite: Placement in ENGL 099 or EAP 099 or successful completion of ENGL 090 or ESL 098. Student option grading.

GEOGRAPHY 203
Cartography and Landforms (5)

An introduction to map use and landform analysis. Examines the dynamic processes behind Earth's surface features. Emphasizes the recognition of these features and their importance to humans. Topics including global, North American and local (Puget Sound) perspectives. A lab science distribution credit. Prerequisite: Placement in ENGL 099 or EAP 099 or successful completion of ENGL 090 or EAP 090. Student option grading.

GEOGRAPHY 204
Weather/Climate and Ecosystems (5)

An introduction to Earth's atmosphere and ecosystems. Focus on atmospheric and biological patterns and processes and their measurement and representation. Topics include global, North American and local (Northwest and Puget Sound) perspectives including climate change. A lab science distribution credit. Prerequisite: Placement in ENGL 099 or EAP 099 or successful completion of ENGL 090 or ESL 098. Student option grading.

GEOGRAPHY 204H
Weather/Climate and Ecosystems HC (5)

An introduction to Earth's atmosphere and ecosystems. Focus on atmospheric and biological patterns and processes and their measurement and representation. Topics include global, North American and local (Northwest and Puget Sound) perspectives including climate change. A lab science distribution credit. Prerequisite: Placement in ENGL 099 or EAP 099 or successful completion of ENGL 090 or EAP 090 with a 2.0 or better. Mandatory decimal grading.

GEOGRAPHY 277
Introduction to Urban Geography (5)

An introduction to the field of urban geography. Investigates the political and socio-economic forces that have shaped North American cities and the historic and contemporary income, gender and minority group issues around urban inequality. Student option grading.

GEOGRAPHY 295
Special Topics in Geography (5)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in Geography.

GEOGRAPHY 297
Individual Project in Geography (1)

Individual project in a specific area of geography. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students' educational and work experience. Student option grading.

GEOGRAPHY 298
Individual Project in Geography (2)

Individual project in a specific area of geography. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students' educational and work experience. Student option grading.

GEOGRAPHY 299
Individual Project in Geography (3)

Individual project in a specific area of geography. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students' educational and work experience. Student option grading.

Check out the Class Schedule for History classes

HISTORY & 116
Western Civilization I: Ancient/Medieval History (5)

Survey of western civilization's origins in the ancient Near East, Greece, Rome, Medieval Europe, Byzantium and Islam. An examination of social, cultural, political and intellectual traditions, including major religious and political institutions, medieval society, and urban culture to the Black Death. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 with a 2.0 or better is recommended (may be taken concurrently). Mandatory decimal grading.

HISTORY & 117
Western Civilization II:The Early Modern World (5)

Survey of western civilization from the thirteenth century to early nineteenth century with emphasis on the Renaissance, the Reformation, the rise and fall of absolute monarchs, the Scientific Revolution, the Enlightenment, the French Revolution, and the rise and fall of Napoleon. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 with a 2.0 or better is recommended (may be taken concurrently). Mandatory decimal grading.

HISTORY & 118
Western Civilization III: The Modern World (5)

Survey of the modern era examining the Industrial Revolution, the development of modern ideologies and imperialism, the World Wars, Cold War, and contemporary global economic, cultural, social, and political institutions. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 with a 2.0 or better is recommended (may be taken concurrently). Mandatory decimal grading.

HISTORY & 136
U.S. History 1: To 1877 (5)

Chronological and thematic study of U.S. history from Early America to Reconstruction emphasizing its cultural, diplomatic, economic, political, and social elements. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 with a 2.0 or better is recommended (may be taken concurrently). Mandatory decimal grading.

HISTORY & 137
U.S. History 2: From 1877 (5)

A chronological and thematic study of U.S. history from the end of Reconstruction to the present with emphasis on its cultural, diplomatic, economic, political, and social elements. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 with a 2.0 or better is recommended (may be taken concurrently). Mandatory decimal grading.

HISTORY & 146
US History I: Early America to 1800 (5)

Chronological and thematic study of U.S. history from Early America to 1800 with emphasis on its cultural, diplomatic, economic, political, and social elements. Major topics: indigenous societies, European conquest and colonization, ethnic and religious diversity, slavery, the American Revolution, the U.S. Constitution, and republicanism. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 with a 2.0 or better is recommended (may be taken concurrently). Mandatory decimal grading.

HISTORY & 147
US History II: Nineteenth Century (5)

Chronological and thematic study of U.S. History from 1800 to 1900 with emphasis on its cultural, diplomatic, economic, political, and social elements. Major topics: republicanism, westward expansion, slavery and abolitionism, social and political reform, Civil War, Reconstruction, Indian policy, industrialism, immigration and urbanization. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 with a 2.0 or better is recommended (may be taken concurrently). Mandatory decimal grading.

HISTORY & 148
US History III: Twentieth Century (5)

Chronological and thematic study of U.S. History from 1900 to the present with emphasis on its cultural, diplomatic, economic, political, and social elements. Major topics: cultural and technological modernization, First and Second World Wars, economic prosperity and depression, social and political reform, multiculturalism, and globalization. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 with a 2.0 or better is recommended (may be taken concurrently). Mandatory decimal grading.

HISTORY 207
Introduction to Intellectual History (5)

An introduction to the classics of Western social and political thought from the classical ancient writers to modern theorists. Reading of the classics, from Plato to Lenin and beyond, will be studied in their historical context and also how they relate to our modern social and political conceptions. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 with a 2.0 or better is recommended (may be taken concurrently). Mandatory decimal grading.

HISTORY & 214
Pacific Northwest History (5)

A chronological and thematic study of Pacific Northwest history (focused on Washington and Oregon but including regions from the Pacific Coast to the Rocky Mountains and from northern California to southern Alaska). Emphasizes cultural, economic, environmental, ethnic, political, and social topics. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 with a 2.0 or better is recommended (may be taken concurrently). Mandatory decimal grading.

HISTORY & 214W
Pacific Northwest History (5)

A chronological and thematic study of Pacific Northwest history (focused on Washington and Oregon but including regions from the Pacific Coast to the Rocky Mountains and from northern California to southern Alaska). Emphasizes cultural, economic, environmental, ethnic, political, and social topics. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL& 101 or equivalent with a 2.0 or better. Mandatory decimal grading.

HISTORY & 215
Women in U.S. History (5)

Survey of U.S. history from pre-colonial times to the present from the perspectives of women of various racial, ethnic, religious, and socioeconomic backgrounds, and explores how women helped shape U.S. history. Dual listed with GWS 215. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 with a 2.0 or better is recommended (may be taken concurrently). Mandatory decimal grading.

HISTORY & 215W
Women in U.S. History (5)

Survey of U.S. history from pre-colonial times to the present from the perspectives of women of various racial, ethnic, religious, and socioeconomic backgrounds, and explores how women helped shape U.S. history. Dual listed with GWS 215W. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL& 101 or equivalent with a 2.0 or better. Mandatory decimal grading..

HISTORY 218
American Environmental History (5)

This course examines shifting attitudes toward nature during various historical periods by studying how North Americans attached meanings to the physical world and how humans reshaped landscapes and developed environmental policies. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 with a 2.0 or better is recommended (may be taken concurrently). Mandatory decimal grading.

HISTORY & 219
Native American History (5)

This course examines diverse American Indian histories from before European contact to the present. Emphasis is placed on Indian-European cultural interactions, US-Indian policy development, and the roles Natives played to ensure their survival and cultural integrity into the 21st century. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 with a 2.0 or better is recommended (may be taken concurrently). Mandatory decimal grading.

HISTORY 234
Ancient History (5)

An introduction to the history of the ancient Near East, Greece and Rome (Republic and Empire). The course examines political, economic, and social institutions and activities, including religious life and the culturual achievements of the great ancient civilizations. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 with a 2.0 or better is recommended (may be taken concurrently). Mandatory decimal grading.

HISTORY 235
Medieval European History (5)

Examines medieval civilization, from the collapse of Rome to the Black Death, including the rise of political institutions, the development of the medieval church, and the social, economic, and cultural achievements of the middle ages. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 with a 2.0 or better is recommended (may be taken concurrently). Mandatory decimal grading.

HISTORY 236
Early Modern European History (5)

Traces the political, social, economic and cultural history of Europe from 1500 to 1815. Topics include the Renaissance, the Reformation, Scientific Revolution, Enlightenment, and political revolutions. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 with a 2.0 or better is recommended (may be taken concurrently). Mandatory decimal grading.

HISTORY 237
Modern European History (5)

Traces the political, social, economic and cultural history of Europe from 1815-1919. Applying an interdisciplinary approach this course emphasizes cultural diversity and multiple national influences in Europe and their reflection on a global world. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 with a 2.0 or better is recommended (may be taken concurrently). Mandatory decimal grading.

HISTORY 238
Contemporary European History (5)

Traces the political, social, economic and cultural history of Europe from the Treaty of Versailles to the present. Applying an interdisciplinary approach this course emphasizes cultural diversity and multiple national influences in Europe and their reflection on a global world. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 with a 2.0 or better is recommended (may be taken concurrently). Mandatory decimal grading.

HISTORY 245
History of American Immigration (5)

Multicultural study of immigration to the United States from the era of colonization to the present. Examination of the process of immigration and adaptation to life in the U.S., as well as reaction to immigrants by native-born Americans. Focus includes Asian, European, Latin American, and African immigrants. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 with a 2.0 or better is recommended (may be taken concurrently). Mandatory decimal grading.

HISTORY 246
African-Amer Hist 1: Ancient Africa to 1877 (5)

This course examines the economic and social development beginning in Africa, throughout the diaspora, with specific reference to the slave experience in the United States. Emphasis is upon the cultural, political, and economic development of America from an African American perspective. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL 099 or equivalent with a 2.0 or better, or placement into ENGL& 101. Student option grading.

HISTORY 247
African-Amer Hist 2: From 1877 (5)

Historical experiences of African Americans, post Civil War to present day. Emphasis is upon the cultural, political, and economic development of America from an African American perspective. Civil Rights movement will be a major focal point. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL 099 or equivalent with a 2.0 or better, or placement into ENGL& 101. Student option grading.

HISTORY 275
Reel History: Film as Historical Text (5)

Much of what we know about the past has been shaped by the film industry. This course examines multiple film genres as well as different periods of history using films as historical texts. Critical viewing of films, readings from professional historical reviews, and historical sources will provide the basis for class discussions. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 with a 2.0 or better is recommended (may be taken concurrently). Mandatory decimal grading.

HISTORY 295
Special Topics in History (5)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in History. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 with a 2.0 or better is recommended (may be taken concurrently). Mandatory decimal grading.

HISTORY 295W
Special Topics in History (5)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics on interest in History. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 or equivalent with a 2.0 or better. Mandatory decimal grading.

HISTORY 297
Individual Project in History (1)

Individual project in a specific area of history. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 with a 2.0 or better is recommended (may be taken concurrently). Instructor permission required. Mandatory decimal grading.

HISTORY 298
Individual Project in History (2)

Individual project in a specific area of history. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 with a 2.0 or better is recommended (may be taken concurrently). Instructor permission required. Mandatory decimal grading.

HISTORY 299
Individual Project in History (3)

Individual project in a specific area of history. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 with a 2.0 or better is recommended (may be taken concurrently). Instructor permission required. Mandatory decimal grading.

Check out the Class Schedule for International Studies classes

INTERNATIONAL STUDIES 101
Survey of Contemporary Global Issues (5)

A survey of contemporary global issues and their historical origins drawing on knowledge and methodologies from multiple disciplines. Issues presented by faculty members from diverse academic fields will foster awareness of challenges facing different societies in an age of global interdependence. Prerequisites: Placement in ENGL 099 or higher. Mandatory decimal grading.

INTERNATIONAL STUDIES 123
Introduction to Globalization (5)

This course considers the dynamic processes and consequences of increasing flows of goods, people, ideas, capital and services that cross traditional political, economic, cultural and geographic boundaries andthe challenges that emerge for society, including environmental qualiyy, cultural and political identity and economic opportunity. Dual listed as GEOG 123. Prerequisite: Placement into ENGL 099 or EAP 099 or successful completion of ENGL 090. Mandatory decimal grading.

INTERNATIONAL STUDIES 200
States and Capitalism (5)

Origins of the modern state system, and of the world market in Europe. Analysis of interacting forces of politics and economics world-wide from 1500 to World War II. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101. Mandatory decimal grading.

INTERNATIONAL STUDIES 201
Introduction to International Political Economy (5)

Are you concerned about human rights, world hunger and poverty, terrorism, world environmental degradation, regional conflict, the WTO, economic, political and social globalization? All these issues converge in something called the international political economy. Examine these issues as they evolved in the international arena since WWI. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 or equivalent test scores. Mandatory decimal grading.

INTERNATIONAL STUDIES 205
Gender and Global Justice (5)

Explores how globalization affects gender relations and the relative status of women and men in various global contexts. Investigates the institutional status of women in national and international systems of healthcare, justice, economics, politics, family, and development. Dual listed as GWS 205. Prerequisite: Placement in ENGL 099 or higher. Student option grading.

INTERNATIONAL STUDIES 292
Special Topics in International Studies (2)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in International Studies.

INTERNATIONAL STUDIES 295
Special Topics in International Studies (5)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in International Studies. Student option grading.

INTERNATIONAL STUDIES 297
Individual Project in International Studies (1)

Individual project in a specific area of International Studies. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students' educational and work experience. Student option grading.

INTERNATIONAL STUDIES 298
Individual Project in International Studies (2)

Individual project in a specific area of International Studies. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students' educational and work experience. Student option grading.

INTERNATIONAL STUDIES 299
Individual Project in International Studies (3)

Individual project in a specific area of International Studies. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students' educational and work experience. Student option grading.

Check out the Class Schedule for Philosophy classes

PHILOSOPHY & 101
Introduction to Philosophy (5)

Examination and discussion of important philosophical arguments pertinaing to the classic questions of philosophy, including: Does God exist? What is truth? How does knowledge differ from opinion? What is consciousness? Do we have free will? What is justice? Prerequisite: Recommend successful completion of ENGL 099 or placement into ENGL& 101. Student option grading.

PHILOSOPHY & 101H
Introduction to Philosophy HC (5)

Examination and discussion of important philosophical arguments pertinaing to the classic questions of philosophy, including: Does God exist? What is truth? How does knowledge differ from opinion? What is consciousness? Do we have free will? What is justice? Prerequisite: Recommend successful completion of ENGL 099 or placement into ENGL& 101. Mandatory decimal grading.

PHILOSOPHY 102
Contemporary Moral Problems (5)

Students examine a variety of different ethical standpoints and theories which they apply to moral issues such as war, human trafficking, capital punishment, human rights, animal rights, euthanasia, the environment, abortion, racial and ethnic discrimination, social justice, and issues of gender and sexuality. Prerequisite: Recommend successful completion of ENGL 099 or placement into ENGL& 101. Student option grading.

PHILOSOPHY & 115
Critical Thinking (5)

An informal, non-symbolic introduction to logic and critical thinking emphasizing real-life examples, natural language applications, and the informal logical fallacies. Student option grading.

PHILOSOPHY & 120
Symbolic Logic (5)

Students translate reasoning into symbolic language and then test it for validity using algorithms and proof procedures similar to those used in math and computer science. Satisfies Quantitative/Symbolic Reasoning requirement for AA degree. Prerequisite: Math placement into PHIL& 120 OR concurrent enrollment in MATH 047. Student option grading.

PHILOSOPHY 210
Comparative Religion (5)

A comparative survey of the history, beliefs and practices of major religions and religious traditions around the world. Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, Jainism, Shintoism, Native American traditions and traditions of other indigenous peoples, Witchcraft, and so forth. Student option grading.

PHILOSOPHY 240
Introduction to Ethics (5)

What is the basis of human rights? Which rights, if any, should be universal? What, if anything, is truly good in itself? What is social justice? Join this course for lively philosophical discussions on these and other big questions pertaining to the nature of right and wrong, good and bad. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 or equivalent recommended. Student option grading.

PHILOSOPHY 240H
Introduction to Ethics HC (5)

What is the basis of human rights? Which rights, if any, should be universal? What, if anything, is truly good in itself? What is social justice? Join this course for lively philosophical discussions on these and other big questions pertaining to the nature of right and wrong, good and bad. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 or equivalent recommended. Mandatory decimal grading.

PHILOSOPHY 248
Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice (5)

Critical discussion of the philosophical, psychological, ethical under pinnings of human behavior in the Criminal Justice system, including ethical challenges and issues of multiculturalism within the Criminal Justice system. Mandatory decimal grading.

PHILOSOPHY 265
Philosophy Through Film (5)

This course will examine a variety of philosophical arguments through the medium of film. It will consist of screenings, readings and lectures, and lively discussion. Students will engage a wide range of exciting thinkers, issues, and movies with the goal of understanding both how our world is and how we want it to be. Prerequisite: Recommended placement into ENGL& 101. Mandatory decimal grading.

PHILOSOPHY 267
Introduction to Philosophy of Religion (5)

Does God exist? Do we have an immaterial soul? Is there life after death? What is faith? Has science proven there is no God? Is it ever reasonable to believe a miracle occurred? Why does the world contain evil? Join this class to engage in lively philosophical discussions concerning these and other big questions pertaining to religion. Student option grading.

PHILOSOPHY 295
Special Topics in Philosophy (5)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in philosophy. Student option grading.

PHILOSOPHY 297
Individual Project in Philosophy (1)

Individual project in a specific area of philosophy. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students' educational and work experience. Student option grading.

PHILOSOPHY 298
Individual Project in Philosophy (2)

Individual project in a specific area of philosophy. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students' educational and work experience. Student option grading.

PHILOSOPHY 299
Individual Project in Philosophy (3)

Individual project in a specific area of philosophy. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students' educational and work experience. Student option grading.

Check out the Class Schedule for Political Science classes

POLITICAL SCIENCE & 101
Introduction to Political Science (5)

This course provides a general overview of the major political movements, ideologies, and regimes that have shaped the contemporary world. Examines the nature, purpose, and practice of politics in both its democratic and non-democratic forms. Emphasis on explaining political change and stability. Student option grading.

POLITICAL SCIENCE & 201
Introduction to Political Theory (5)

Explores classical and modern theories of the nature of government and politics. Looks at the role of ideology in political thought. Focuses on liberalism, conservatism, and democratic socialism. Examines issues including the nature of conflict, equality, good government, justice, and obedience. Mandatory decimal grading.

POLITICAL SCIENCE & 202
Introduction to American Government and Politics (5)

This course provides an introduction to the U.S. political system. Students examine how the political process in the United States addresses significant public problems and conflicts in American society. Student option grading.

POLITICAL SCIENCE & 202H
Intro to American Government and Politics HC (5)

This course provides an introduction to the U.S. political system. Students examine how the political process in the United States addresses significant public problems and conflicts in American society. Mandatory decimal grading.

POLITICAL SCIENCE & 203
International Relations (5)

This class examines how nations interact in a globalized world. World views, national interests, power, war and peace, international organizations and law, trade and development, human rights, the environment, and alternate strategies for resolving global problems will be discussed. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 is recommended. Student option grading.

POLITICAL SCIENCE 221
American Foreign Policy (5)

This course introduces students to the subject of American foreign policy. The focus is on (1) the evolution of policy, its values, circumstances and priorities, especially since 1945, and (2) the institutions and processes through which policy is made and carried out. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 recommended. Student option grading.

POLITICAL SCIENCE 222
Great Discussions of Foreign Policy Issues (2)

This course introduces students to specific American foreign policy issues. The focus is on (1) the global context of the issue, (2) the evolution of the issue, the historical context, its values, circumstances and priorities, and (3) the institutions and processes through which policy regarding the issue is made and carried out. Student option grading.

POLITICAL SCIENCE 291
Special Topics in Political Science (1)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in political science. Student option grading.

POLITICAL SCIENCE 292
Special Topics in Political Science (2)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in political science. Student option grading.

POLITICAL SCIENCE 293
Special Topics in Political Science (3)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in political science. Student option grading.

POLITICAL SCIENCE 294
Special Topics in Political Science (4)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in political science. Student option grading.

POLITICAL SCIENCE 295
Special Topics in Political Science (5)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in political science. Student option grading.

POLITICAL SCIENCE 295W
Special Topics in Political Science (5)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in political science. Student option grading.

POLITICAL SCIENCE 297
Individual Project in Political Science (1)

Individual project in a specific area of political science. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students' educational and work experience. Student option grading.

POLITICAL SCIENCE 298
Individual Project in Political Science (2)

Individual project in a specific area of political science. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students' educational and work experience. Student option grading.

POLITICAL SCIENCE 299
Individual Project in Political Science (3)

Individual project in a specific area of political science. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students' educational and work experience. Student option grading.