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The Multicultural Requirement

Students who would be truly educated must have an appreciation of the interrelatedness of and the diversity within cultural traditions. The multicultural understanding requirement recognizes and reflects the full range of human groupings and cultural perspectives as well as the complex relationships among them. Its role is to enhance students’ self understanding and their understanding of the contemporary cultural context, a context characterized by a rich diversity of cultures and experiences in which the Western European intellectual tradition figures as one among many.

Multicultural courses include cross-cultural studies (those courses marked with a “x”) and diversity in Western experience (those courses marked with a “y”). All students who enter the University with fewer than sixty semester hours must complete at least one “x” and one “y” course. Students transferring to the University with sixty credits or more must complete one multicultural course from either designation. These courses may be taken as part of the liberal studies requirement, as electives, or as part of a student’s major.

The multicultural requirement must be completed with the grade of “C-“ or higher prior to the receipt of the baccalaureate degree.

(X) Cross-Cultural Courses

 

 

ANT

2410

Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (3)

ANT

2416

Childhood around the World (3)

ANT

2460

Anthropology of Food (3)

ANT

2511

Introduction to Physical Anthropology and Prehistory (3)

ANT

3141

World Prehistory (3)

ANT

3212

Peoples of the World (3)

ANT

3610

Language and Culture (3)

ANT

4175

Archaeology of the Islamic World (3)

ANT

4241

Anthropology of Religion (3)

ANT

4242

Symbol and Ritual (3)

ANT

4309

Conquest of the Americas (3)

ANT

4323

Peoples and Cultures of Mexico and Central America (3)

ANT

4352

Peoples and Cultures of Africa (3)

ANT

4363

Japanese Society and Culture (3)

ANT

4422

Kinship and Social Organization (3)

ARH

2090

Great Discoveries in World Archaeology (3)

ARH

3530

The Arts of Asia (3)

ARH

4554

Arts of Japan (3)

ARH

4675

The Art and Culture of the Maya (4)

ASH

1044

Middle Eastern History and Civilization (3)

ASH

3100

History of Asia (3)

CCJ

3677

Crimes against Humanity (3)

CHT

3391r

Chinese Cinema and Culture (3)

CLT

3378

Ancient Mythology, East and West (3)

CPO

2002

Introduction to Comparative Government and Politics (3)

CPO

3034

Politics of Developing Areas (3)

CPO

3303

Politics of Latin America (3)

CPO

3403

Comparative Government and Politics: The Middle East (3)

CPO

3541

Politics of China (3)

GEA

1000

World Geography (3)

GEO

1400

Human Geography (3)

GEO

4421

Cultural Geography (3)

HFT

2716

International Travel and Culture (3)

HFT

2890

International Food and Culture (3)

HUM

3324

Cultural Imperialism (3)

HUN

2125

Food and Society (3)

ISC

2003

Global Change: Its Scientific and Human Dimensions (3)

JPT

3391

Japanese Film and Culture (3)

LAH

1093

Latin America: A Cross-Cultural History (3)

LIT

2230

Introduction to Global Literature in English (3)

MUH

2051

Music Cultures of the World: Music of Tribal and Folk Cultures (3)

MUH

2512

Music Cultures of the World I (2)

PHM

2300

Introduction to Political Philosophy (3)

PRT

3391r

Brazilian Literature and Film in Translation (3)

REL

1300

Introduction to World Religions (3)

REL

2315

Religions of South Asia (3)

REL

3170

Religious Ethics and Moral Problems (3)

REL

3340

The Buddhist Tradition (3)

REL

3363

The Islamic Tradition (3)

REL

4333

Modern Hinduism (3)

RUT

3504

Modern Russian Life (3)

SLL

3500

Slavic Culture and Civilization (3)

SLL

3510

The Slavic Vampire (3)

SPN

3520

Cultures of Latin America (3)

SPT

3130

Latin American Literature in Translation (3)

SYD

3020

Population and Society (3)

SYO

3200

Sociology of Religion (3)

URP

4618

Planning for Developing Religions

URS

1006

World Cities: Quality of Life (3)

 

(Y) Diversity in Western Culture Courses

 

 

ADV

3410

Hispanic Marketing Communication (3)

AFA

1003

Diversity and Justice (1)

AFA

3101

Theory and Dynamics of Racism and Oppression (3)

AMH

1091

The African American Experience in the United States (3)

AMH

2095

The American Indians and the United States (3)

AMH

2096

Black Women in America (3)

AMH

2097

Nationality, Race and Ethnicity in the United States (3)

AMH

2583

History of the Seminoles and Southeastern Tribes (3)

AML

2600

Introduction to African-American Literature (3)

AML

3630

Latino/a Literature in English (3)

AML

3682

American Multi-Ethnic Literature (3)

AML

4604

The African-American Literary Tradition (3)

AML

4680r

Studies in Ethnic Literature (3)

ANT

2534

Race: Biology and Culture (3)

ASL

2510

Deaf Culture

CCJ

4662

Minorities, Crime and Social Policy (3)

CLA

3012

Homosexuality in Antiquity (3)

CLA

3501

Gender and Society in Ancient Greece (3)

CLA

3502

Women, Children, and Slaves in Ancient Rome: The Roman Family (3)

CLT

3510

The Ancient World in Film (3)

DAN

3185

African-American Dance in American Culture (3)

EDF

2085

Teaching Diverse Populations (3)

FOW

3240

Literature and Sexuality (3)

FRT

3561

French Women Writers (3)

GEA

4405

Latin America (3)

GET

3130

Masterpieces of German Literature in Translation: 19th and 20th Centuries (3)

GET

3524r

German Cinema (3)

HIS

3464

History of Modern Science (3)

HIS

3491

Medicine and Society (3)

HUM

3321

Multicultural Dimensions of Film and 20th Century Culture (3)

ITT

3501

Modern Italian Culture: From the Unification to the Present (3)

ITT

3520

Italian American Experience in Literature and Film (3)

ITT

3523r

Italian Cinema (3)

LIT

3383

Women in Literature (3)

LIT

4329

African American Folklore (3)

LIT

4385

Major Women Writers (3)

MUH

2019

Modern Popular Music (3)

MUH

3053

American Roots Music (3)

NUR

3655

Multicultural Factors and Health (3)

PHM

2121

Philosophy of Race, Class, and Gender (3)

PHM

3123

Philosophy of Feminism (3)

PUP

3323

Women and Politics (3)

REL

2121

Religion in the United States (3)

REL

3145

Gender and Religion (3)

RUT

3110

Russian Literature in English Translation (3)

RUT

3523r

Russian Cinema (3)