Catalog of Courses

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Introduces concepts and methods of cultural anthropology, with illustrative materials from a variety of communities in a globalizing world. Explores the concept of culture and examines a variety of cultural and social practices such as subsistence, economics, politics, marriage, kinship, gender and religion. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: G, SB GE Codes

Note: This course has differences between current terms. Please see advisement for specific information.

Cross-cultural analysis of the economic, social, political, and religious factors that affect women's status in traditional and modern societies. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: G, HU, SB GE Codes

Note: This course has differences between current terms. Please see advisement for specific information.

Origins, elements, and forms of religion; a comparative survey of religious beliefs, myths, rituals and symbolism including magic, witchcraft and healing as practiced in selected regions of the world; the place of religion in the total culture. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: G, HU GE Codes

Introduction to archaeology through discoveries and the researchers who made them. Emphasis on methods of archaeological fieldwork and what these discoveries reveal about humanity, including the nature of archaeological inquiry, the development of human social groups, the changing role of religion in evolving societies, the origins of agriculture, the origins of settled life ways, the rise of cities and complex societies, political strife across different cultures and the forces which tend to fragment societies. Examples drawn from Africa, Asia, Europe, the Pacific Islands, and Australia. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: G, H, HU, SB GE Codes

Introduction to archaeology through discoveries and the researchers who made them. Emphasis on methods of archaeological fieldwork and what these discoveries reveal about humanity, including the nature of archaeological inquiry, the development of human social groups, the changing role of religion in evolving societies, the origins of agriculture, the origins of settled life ways, the rise of cities and complex societies, political strife across different cultures and the forces which fragment societies. Examples drawn from North America, Central America, and South America. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: G, H, HU, SB GE Codes

Cross-cultural examination of symbolic and social dimensions of sports, past and present. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: G, SB GE Codes

Introduction to the science of food and human nutrition. Current sustainable dietary recommendations and applications for maximizing well-being and minimizing risk of chronic disease throughout the life cycle. An overview of the nutrients, emphasizing the importance of energy and fluid balance, and optimal functioning of the digestive system. Understanding factors that influence food intake in different cultures. Methods for evaluating credibility of nutrition claims, a focus on modern food safety and technology practices, and a worldview of nutrition are included. Emphasis is on personal dietary behavior change for a holistic life of wellness. Prerequisites: None.

Scientific principles of human nutrition. Emphasis on scientific literacy and the study of nutrients for disease prevention. Includes macronutrients and micronutrients, human nutrient metabolism and nutrition's role in the health of the human body throughout the life cycle. Addresses nutrition principles for prevention of nutrition-related health conditions. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designation: Natural Sciences (General) - [SG] in combination with: FON241LL
General Education Designations: SG GE Codes

Survey of the history of the Western world from the emergence of Western civilization in the Middle Ages to the start of the French Revolution. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: H, HU, SB GE Codes

Survey of the history of the Western world from the French Revolution to the present. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: G, H, HU, SB GE Codes

The political, economic, and social development of the United States from the Pre-Columbian period through the end of the Civil War (1865). Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: H, HU, SB GE Codes
HIS1131

Note: This course has differences between current terms. Please see advisement for specific information.

The political, economic, and social development of United States from 1865 to the present time. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: H, SB GE Codes
HIS1132

Survey of American history from 1945 to the present. Focuses on the political, social, economic and cultural history of the United States from the end of World War II to the present time. Includes domestic developments and foreign policy. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: H, HU, SB GE Codes

Examination of the origins and development of Mexican American peoples. Including culture, history and contributions within the United States. Emphasis on educational, social, and economic conditions of Mexican Americans of the southwest. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: C, H, SB GE Codes

Note: This course has differences between current terms. Please see advisement for specific information.

A survey of the economic, social, cultural, and political elements of world history from 1500 to the present. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: G, H, HU GE Codes
HIS1111

Survey of American Indian history with emphasis on the last 200 years. Focuses on cultural, economic, political and social continuity and changes. Topics include how federal policies impacted and were shaped by Indigenous peoples and how Indigenous individuals, communities, and nations have maintained cultural identity and sovereignty. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: C, H, SB GE Codes

Introduction to women's history from the colonial period to the present. Explores changes and developments which have influenced the lives of women. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: C, H, SB GE Codes

History and cultural heritage of African-Americans from their beginnings in Ancient Africa through the experience of chattel slavery in the Americas to their eventual emancipation and participation in the American Civil War. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: C, H, HU, SB GE Codes

The multifaceted history and cultural heritage of African-American communities since the Civil War, presented within the broader context of U.S. history. This course explores the social, economic, political, and cultural history of African-American communities, including the historical and cultural impacts of slavery and discrimination, and the collective struggle for freedom, equality, and self-determination throughout U.S. history. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: C, H, SB GE Codes