May 19, 2024  
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 The department offers selected courses from this catalog as warranted by student needs and availability of faculty. Specific offerings for each term may be found in the Schedule of Classes.
 

 

International Studies

  
  • IS 473 - France Exchange Program: Civilization II

    (4)
    Course is taught at the University of Orleans in France and includes the study of French history, geography and contemporary civilization. French is the language of instruction. Winter semester.
    Prerequisite(s): permission of program coordinator.
  
  • IS 490 - Directed Research in International Studies

    (2 to 8)
    Research relating to area of specialization including a senior essay or research paper. Supervised by an international studies instructor. May be taken for no more than a total of 8 credits.
    Prerequisite(s): senior standing and permission of program chairperson and instructor.

Italian Language

  
  • IT 114 - Introduction to Italian Language and Culture I

    (4)
    A two-semester sequence of the fundamentals of Italian and Italian culture. A beginning course. IT 114 must be taken first. IT 114 or 115 satisfies the university general education requirement in foreign language and culture knowledge exploration area.
  
  • IT 115 - Introduction to Italian Language and Culture II

    (4)
    A two-semester sequence of the fundamentals of Italian and Italian culture. A beginning course. IT 114 must be taken first. IT 114 or 115 satisfies the university general education requirement in the foreign language and culture knowledge exploration area.
  
  • IT 214 - Second Year Italian I

    (4)
    A two-semester sequence continuing the work of IT 114-115 with the addition of cultural and literary readings. IT 214 must be taken first. IT 214 or 215 satisfies the university general education requirement in the foreign language and culture knowledge exploration area.
    Prerequisite(s): one year of college Italian or equivalent.
  
  • IT 215 - Second Year Italian II

    (4)
    A two-semester sequence continuing the work of IT 114-115 with the addition of cultural and literary readings. IT 214 must be taken first. IT 214 must be taken first. IT 214 or 215 satisfies the university general education requirement in the foreign language and culture knowledge exploration area.
    Prerequisite(s): one year of college Italian or equivalent.
  
  • IT 390 - Directed Readings in Italian

    (2 or 4)
    Directed individual readings in Italian. May be repeated for a total of 8 credits.
    Prerequisite(s): permission of instructor.

Japanese Language

  
  • JPN 114 - Introduction to Japanese Language and Culture I

    (4)
    A two-semester sequence in the fundamentals of Japanese and Japanese culture. A beginning course. JPN 114 must be taken first. JPN 114 or 115 satisfies the university general education requirement in the foreign language and culture knowledge exploration area.
  
  • JPN 115 - Introduction to Japanese Language and Culture II

    (4)
    A two-semester sequence in the fundamentals of Japanese and Japanese culture. A beginning course. JPN 114 must be taken first. JPN 114 or 115 satisfies the university general education requirement in the foreign language and culture knowledge exploration area.
  
  • JPN 214 - Second Year Japanese I

    (4)
    A two-semester sequence continuing the work of JPN 114-115, with the addition of cultural and literary readings. JPN 214 must be taken first. JPN 214 or 215 satisfies the university general education requirement in the foreign language and culture knowledge exploration area or the knowledge applications integration area, not both. Prerequisite for knowledge applications integration: completion of the university general education requirement in the foreign language and culture knowledge exploration area.
    Prerequisite(s): one year of college Japanese or equivalent.
  
  • JPN 215 - Second Year Japanese II

    (4)
    A two-semester sequence continuing the work of JPN 114-115, with the addition of cultural and literary readings. JPN 214 must be taken first. JPN 214 or 215 satisfies the university general education requirement in the foreign language and culture knowledge exploration area or the knowledge applications integration area, not both. Prerequisite for knowledge applications integration: completion of the university general education requirement in the foreign language and culture knowledge exploration area.
    Prerequisite(s): one year of college Japanese or equivalent.
  
  • JPN 314 - Advanced Japanese Grammar

    (4)
    Review of advanced Japanese grammar and expressions through such methods as translation, reading, and composition. Satisfies the university general education requirement in foreign language and culture knowledge exploration area.
    Prerequisite(s): JPN 215 or equivalent.
  
  • JPN 315 - Advanced Japanese Texts and Contexts

    (4)
    Refinement of Japanese grammatical, reading and conversational skills with an emphasis on the development of cultural understanding.
    Prerequisite(s): JPN 314.
  
  • JPN 316 - Japanese Conversation

    (2)
    Practice in speaking at intermediate level. Format may include oral presentations and phonetics. Must be taken concurrently with JPN 318.
    Prerequisite(s): JPN 215.
  
  • JPN 318 - Japanese Composition

    (2)
    Practice in written composition. Techniques of textual analysis and exposition are introduced. Must be taken concurrently with JPN 316. Satisfies the university general education requirement for a writing intensive course in the major. Prerequisite for writing intensive: completion of the university writing foundation requirement.
    Prerequisite(s): JPN 215.
  
  • JPN 351 - Japanese Civilization

    (4)
    Survey of Japanese culture and civilization from topical and historical perspectives. Diverse materials include newspaper articles, films and critical writings. Conducted both in English and Japanese.
    Prerequisite(s): JPN 355.
  
  • JPN 355 - Translation: Japanese

    (4)
    Translation from Japanese to English of a range of materials from commercial and technical to literary.
    Prerequisite(s): JPN 215 or equivalent.
  
  • JPN 370 - Introduction to Japanese Literature

    (4)
    Critical approach to selected readings of classical and modern Japanese folklore, tales, fiction, poetry, and drama. Conducted both in English and Japanese. Offered in the fall semester.
    Prerequisite(s): JPN 215. JPN 314 strongly recommended.
  
  • JPN 390 - Directed Readings in Japanese

    (2 or 4)
    Directed individual readings in Japanese. May be repeated for a total of 8 credits.
    Prerequisite(s): permission of instructor.
  
  • JPN 408 - Advanced Japanese Conversation and Reading

    (4)
    Practice in speaking at an advanced level in recent historical, social, business and cultural topics featured in newspapers, internet articles, magazines, books, TV programs and films.
    Prerequisite(s): JPN 316, JPN 318, JPN 355.
  
  • JPN 420 - Japanese Literature - Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

    (4)
    Reading texts of various literary genres. Conducted in Japanese. Satisfies the university general education requirement for the capstone experience. Satisfies the university general education requirement for a writing intensive course in the major. Prerequisite for writing intensive: completion of the university writing foundation requirement.
    Prerequisite(s): JPN 314, JPN 355, and JPN 370.
  
  • JPN 455 - Advanced Translation from English to Japanese

    (4)
    Translation from English to Japanese of a wide variety of texts on such subjects as literature, culture, business, technology, and international affairs.
    Prerequisite(s): JPN 314, JPN 316, JPN 318, and JPN 355.
  
  • JPN 457 - Business Japanese

    (4)
    Introduction to the essential vocabulary and style specific to Japanese business as well as to the basic working of the Japanese economy. The course will broaden one’s understanding of Japanese society through analysis of Japanese business practices. Conducted in Japanese.
    Prerequisite(s): JPN 316 AND 318 or equivalent.

Journalism

  
  • JRN 200 - Newswriting

    (4)
    Training in the practical aspects of news gathering, interviewing and basic newswriting techniques; a discussion of the various journalism media. Satisfies the university general education requirement for writing intensive course in general education or the major, not both.
    Prerequisite(s): completion of the university writing foundation requirement.
  
  • JRN 280 - Broadcast Announcing

    (4)
    Identical with COM 280.
  
  • JRN 285 - Introduction to Broadcasting

    (4)
    Identical with COM 285.
  
  • JRN 300 - Media Editing

    (4)
    Fundamentals of editing news and information for online and print publication, including journalistic grammar and style, and decision-making processes that determine what is published.
    Prerequisite(s): JRN 200.
  
  • JRN 311 - Public Affairs Reporting

    (4)
    Practical training in the news coverage of government and government agencies, including schools, public safety and the courts.
    Prerequisite(s): JRN 200.
  
  • JRN 312 - Feature Writing

    (4)
    Practice in writing human interest features for newspaper, magazine and online publication. Study of the aims, styles, categories, techniques and structures of feature writing.
    Prerequisite(s): JRN 200.
  
  • JRN 313 - Magazine Writing and Freelancing

    (4)
    Practical training in writing magazine-length articles. Discussion of medium-specific differences, how to write and sell freelance pieces, legal liabilities and rights of the freelance writer, including a discussion of the U.S. copyright laws.
    Prerequisite(s): JRN 312.
  
  • JRN 314 - Sports Reporting

    (4)
    Writing sports for both print and electronic media. Emphasis on writing and interviewing, from teaching the proper techniques of conducting individual interviews to covering large press conferences. Students will conduct real-world interviews as well as cover local sporting events. Various Detroit-area sports media personnel will lecture and share experiences.
    Prerequisite(s): JRN 200.
  
  • JRN 320 - Editorial Writing

    (2)
    Preparing and writing newspaper opinion and commentary usually found on the editorial page; forms and techniques of editorials and the editorial page.
    Prerequisite(s): JRN 200.
  
  • JRN 329 - Digital Storytelling for the Media: Diversity, Identity, and Community

    (4)
    Examination of the relationship between journalism, media institutions, digital technologies, identity, and community - especially in relation to ethnicity, race, gender,and class. Study of digital citizenship with application in the assembly of non-fiction digital media content, using a variety of software.
    Prerequisite(s): WRT 160 with a grade of 2.0 or higher.
  
  • JRN 331 - Digital Photojournalism

    (4)
    Practice of photojournalism in the contemporary digital environment. Visual storytelling, camera operation, digital processing, professional/ethical issues.
  
  • JRN 332 - Radio-Television News

    (4)
    Fundamentals and techniques of preparing broadcast news including story development, writing and producing news for radio and TV broadcast.
    Prerequisite(s): JRN 200 or instructor permission.
  
  • JRN 338 - Digital TV News

    (4)
    Practical application of TV reporting, writing, editing, producing and anchoring skills. Student produced news reports and newscasts are published on a variety of platforms. Course may be repeated once for additional credit.
    Prerequisite(s): JRN 332.
  
  • JRN 340 - Introduction to Advertising

    (4)
    Introduction to advertising in print, electronic and online media. Emphasis on marketing, strategy, and the social and legal environment.
    Prerequisite(s): JRN 200 or instructor permission.
  
  • JRN 341 - The Advertising Medium

    (4)
    Focus on the strategic aspects of advertising and integrated marketing communications (IMC), development of media strategy, sales promotion and the new media.
    Prerequisite(s): JRN 340.
  
  • JRN 342 - Advertising Creative Strategy

    (4)
    Practical application of creative strategy towards the development of a complete advertising campaign in an ad agency group format.
    Prerequisite(s): JRN 340.
  
  • JRN 344 - Advertising Copywriting

    (4)
    The planning, research and writing that goes into promotion of a company, product or person as part of an advertising campaign.
    Prerequisite(s): JRN 340.
  
  • JRN 350 - Introduction to Public Relations

    (4)
    Overview of the practices of public relations and its potential impact on various audiences. Study of basic public relation writing formats and management functions related to key external and internal publics.
    Prerequisite(s): JRN 200.
  
  • JRN 351 - External Public Relations

    (4)
    Study of public relations related to an organization’s external audiences such as the news media and local, state and national government officials. Students study public relations strategies used to interact with these groups, including media relations, legislative lobbying and special events.
    Prerequisite(s): JRN 350.
  
  • JRN 352 - Internal Public Relations

    (4)
    Study of public relations related to internal audiences of an organization. In-depth discussion of the shaping of internal culture via public relations vehicles such as publications, general memos, video, new/social media, and face-to-face employee communications.
    Prerequisite(s): JRN 350.
  
  • JRN 353 - Public Relations and the News

    (4)
    Study of the relationship between public relations practitioners and the news media. Students focus on understanding the differing needs of the news media and how to create and implement various public relations vehicles to reach target audiences through the media.
    Prerequisite(s): JRN 350.
  
  • JRN 354 - Case Studies in Public Relations

    (4)
    Study of real-life public relations efforts of various companies and organizations. Students take on the role of public relations practitioners for a fictitious organization and develop public relations goals, objectives, tactics and programs to deal with situations that affect the organization.
    Prerequisite(s): JRN 350.
  
  • JRN 356 - Video For Public Relations

    (2)
    Understanding the elements involved in producing corporate videos, including an introduction to the technology of video, the applications of video to public relations needs and development of the video “treatment” for client presentation.
    Prerequisite(s): JRN 350.
  
  • JRN 381 - Broadcast Operations

    (4)
    Identical with COM 381.
  
  • JRN 402 - Ethical Issues in the Media

    (4)
    Study of ethics with an emphasis on problems that arise in digital, broadcast and print news, public relations and advertising. Students learn to identify ethical dilemmas, discuss basic principles for ethical decision-making, and build strategies for applying those principles.
    Prerequisite(s): JRN 200 or instructor permission.
  
  • JRN 403 - Media Law

    (4)
    Introduction to media law, basic principles governing the American judicial system, historical context for First Amendment issues and analysis of key legal decisions governing the media’s right to gather and disseminate information. Students discuss issues dealing with prior restraint, libel law, invasion of privacy, protection of news sources, obscenity law, copyright law and FCC regulations.
    Prerequisite(s): JRN 200 or instructor permission.
  
  • JRN 404 - Journalism Internship

    (4)
    Full- or part-time internship at a newspaper, online news organization, radio or television station, public relations firms, advertising agency or a non-profit organization. Open only to journalism majors and minors. May be repeated once for credit in a different medium. Satisfies the university general education requirement for the capstone experience. Satisfies the university general education requirement for a writing intensive course in the major. Prerequisitie for writing intensive: completion of the university writing foundation requirement.
    Prerequisite(s): JRN 200 and three other JRN courses.
  
  • JRN 405 - Supervising High School Publication

    (4)
    Principles and practices of reporting, news writing, editing, graphics and design, photography, and relevant legal and ethical issues for advisers of high school newspapers, yearbooks and magazines.
    Prerequisite(s): JRN 200 and 300.
  
  • JRN 410 - Computer Assisted Reporting

    (4)
    Identifying, analyzing and interpreting data for reporting complex, public interest stories utilizing computer database management systems.
    Prerequisite(s): JRN 200.
  
  • JRN 411 - Convergence Journalism

    (4)
    Multimedia storytelling through an introduction to a variety of software programs and digital applications. Students create websites, podcasts, slideshows and short videos, and participate in crowdsourcing, (micro) blogging and citizen journalism projects.
    Prerequisite(s): JRN 200 or instructor permission.
  
  • JRN 440 - Media Design

    (4)
    Workshop in design to explore techniques and trends in typography, layout and design in traditional and new media. Students learn the theory and practice of text-heavy print and digital projects designed to communicate with specific audiences in a diverse society.
    Prerequisite(s): JRN 200 or instructor permission.
  
  • JRN 441 - Advanced Media Design

    (4)
    Advanced skills and trends in typography, layout and design in traditional and new media culminating in the exhibition of a multi-faceted body of work. Final project must include a significant graphic component as well as a substantive writing element.
    Prerequisite(s): JRN 440 and permission of instructor.
  
  • JRN 445 - Visual Journalism

    (4)
    Introduction to non-fictional storytelling in multiple visual media. Assembly of journalistic stories for distribution across integrated media platforms, using digital cameras, audio-visual recording equipment, and a variety of software, including photographs, audio slideshows, and video segments.
    Prerequisite(s): JRN 331 or JRN 411 or instructor permission.
  
  • JRN 480 - Special Topics in Journalism

    (4)
    Various topics subject to change from semester to semester. May be repeated for additional credit under different subtitles.
    Prerequisite(s): JRN 200 or instructor permission.
  
  • JRN 490 - Independent Study

    (2 or 4)
    Individual research projects in journalism. May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits.
    Prerequisite(s): junior/senior standing and permission of program director.

Latin Language and Roman Culture

  
  • LTN 114 - Introduction to Latin Language and Roman Culture

    (4)
    A two-semester sequence in the fundamentals of Latin language and classical Roman culture. A beginning course. LTN 114 must be taken first. LTN 114 and LTN 115 satisfies the university general education requirement in the foreign language and culture knowledge exploration area.
  
  • LTN 115 - Introduction to Latin Language and Roman Culture

    (4)
    A two-semester sequence in the fundamentals of Latin language and classical Roman culture. A beginning course. LTN 114 must be taken first. LTN 114 or LTN 115 satisfies the university general education requirement in the foreign language and culture knowledge exploration area.
    Prerequisite(s): LTN 114.

Liberal Studies

  
  • LBS 100 - Exploration of the Arts and Sciences

    (4)
    Broad survey of the three major discipline areas: humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. General methods of inquiry will be stressed. Course will be unified by focus on interdisciplinary theme.
  
  • LBS 200 - Interdisciplinary Approaches to Liberal Studies

    (4)
    Basic preparation for interdisciplinary study. Students develop knowledge, skills and methods in interdisciplinary research on focused topics. Draws on humanities, natural sciences, social sciences and fine arts to prepare students for advanced work in liberal studies. Satisfies the university general education requirement for a writing intensive course in general education or the major, not both. Prerequisite for writing intensive: completion of the university writing foundation requirement.
    Prerequisite(s): LBS 100 with a grade of 2.5 or higher.
  
  • LBS 495 - Senior Thesis I

    (4)
    Participatory, interdisciplinary seminar in which students develop topics, establish research parameters, and prepare a thesis proposal. First in a two course sequence.
    Prerequisite(s): LBS 200, senior standing and permission of instructor.
  
  • LBS 496 - Senior Thesis II

    (4)
    Continuation of LBS 495. Students complete the research and writing of their liberal studies thesis papers and presentations, which synthesize their preceding liberal studies work.
    Prerequisite(s): LBS 495 and permission of instructor.

Linguistics

  
  • LIN 177 - Introduction to Language Science

    (4)
    A basic introduction to the modern study of language as rule-governed behavior. Among the topics considered are the linguistic principles pertaining to sounds, words, sentences and meanings in cultural subsystems that enable people to communicate. Examples and analysis of English and other languages.
  
  • LIN 180 - Linguistic Analysis

    (4)
    Introduction to the analytical and theoretical concepts used by linguists to describe the structure of human language. Focus on an analysis of both sound and phrase structures. Satisfies the university general education requirement in the formal reasoning knowledge foundation area.
  
  • LIN 181 - Introduction to the Development of the English Language

    (4)
    An introduction to the development of the English language from its Anglo-Saxon beginnings to the present, including the development of the sounds, words, sentences and meanings of English. Discussion of the spread and dominance of English as a world language and the many varieties of English will also be included. Satisfies the university general education requirement in foreign language and culture knowledge exploration area.
  
  • LIN 182 - Language and the Brain

    (4)
    Overview of the anatomy and physiology of language in the brain, including discussion of human characteristics that make language possible, human problems with language that result from various pathologies, and the mind-brain relationship. Consideration of the nature of language as a specifically human phenomenon. Satisfies the university general education requirement in the natural science and technology knowledge exploration area.
  
  • LIN 183 - Formal Rules of Sound Structure

    (4)
    Introduction to the description, organization and formal analysis of data dealing with the sound structure of human language. Satisfies the university general education requirement in the formal reasoning knowledge foundation area.
  
  • LIN 184 - Formal Rules of Phrase Structure

    (4)
    Introduction to the description, organization, and formal analysis of data dealing with the phrase structure of human language. Satisfies the university general education requirement in the formal reasoning knowledge foundation area.
  
  • LIN 201 - Introduction to Linguistics

    (4)
    Introduction to the modern study of human language. Emphasis on the analysis of sound and structure, variation and change, and linguistic universals. A grade of 3.0 or higher is required for admission to a major or minor in linguistics.
  
  • LIN 207 - Meaning in Language

    (4)
    Broad examination of how humans use language to convey meanings of various kinds, including literal, non-literal, and interpersonal meaning, and ways in which language reflects how humans think. Identical with COM 207.
  
  • LIN 300 - Topics in Linguistics

    (4)
    Topics and problems selected by the instructor.
    Prerequisite(s): permission of the Department of Linguistics.
  
  • LIN 301 - Linguistic Structures

    (4)
    An introduction to synchronic linguistic analysis, with structural problems in natural languages.
    Prerequisite(s): LIN 201.
  
  • LIN 302 - Historical Linguistics

    (4)
    Diachronic linguistic analysis: language change, dialect geography, establishment of genealogical relationships, the reconstruction of earlier stages of languages and the relationship of language change to synchronic analysis.
    Prerequisite(s): LIN 201 with a grade of 3.0 or higher.
  
  • LIN 303 - Introduction to Phonology

    (4)
    Fundamentals of phonological analysis using data from a variety of languages.
    Prerequisite(s): LIN 201 with a grade of 3.0 or higher.
  
  • LIN 304 - Introduction to Syntax

    (4)
    Fundamentals of syntactic analysis using data from a variety of languages.
    Prerequisite(s): LIN 201 with a grade of 3.0 or higher.
  
  • LIN 305 - Phonetic Theory

    (4)
    Introduction to articulatory and acoustic descriptions of spoken language, and training in the recognition of production of sounds found in languages other than English.
    Prerequisite(s): LIN 201 with a grade of 3.0 or higher.
  
  • LIN 307 - Introduction to Semantics

    (4)
    Fundamentals of semantic analysis using data from a variety of languages.
    Prerequisite(s): LIN 201 with a grade of 3.0 or higher.
  
  • LIN 315 - Computer Parsing of Natural Languages

    (4)
    An examination of the syntactic and semantic properties of natural language and a survey of the techniques for computer parsing. Student projects in the computer analysis of language.
    Prerequisite(s): LIN 201 and CSE 130.
  
  • LIN 357 - Cognitive Linguistics

    (4)
    A cognitive/functional approach to grammatical theory focusing on the relation between language and cognition in the study of semantic, lexical and grammatical structure.
    Prerequisite(s): LIN 201 or permission of instructor.
  
  • LIN 376 - History of the English Language

    (4)
    Identical with ENG 376.
    Prerequisite(s): WRT 160.
  
  • LIN 403 - Phonological Theory

    (4)
    A presentation of theory and application of phonological analysis with emphasis on original work.
    Prerequisite(s): LIN 303 with a grade of 2.0 or higher.
  
  • LIN 404 - Syntactic Theory

    (4)
    Presentation of theory and application of syntactic analysis, with emphasis on original work.
    Prerequisite(s): LIN 304 with a grade of 2.0 or higher.
  
  • LIN 407 - Semantic Theory

    (4)
    A presentation of theory and application of semantic analysis with emphasis on original work.
    Prerequisite(s): LIN 307 with a grade of 2.0 or higher.
  
  • LIN 409 - Studies in the Structure of a Language

    (4)
    A study of the structural aspects of an individual language to be determined by the instructor.
    Prerequisite(s): LIN 303 or 304.
  
  • LIN 413 - Advanced Phonology

    (4)
    Advanced course in phonology with emphasis on current issues in phonological theory.
    Prerequisite(s): LIN 403.
  
  • LIN 414 - Advanced Syntax

    (4)
    Advanced course in snytax with emphasis on current issues in syntactic theory.
    Prerequisite(s): LIN 404.
  
  • LIN 417 - Advanced Semantics

    (4)
    Advanced course in semantics with emphasis on current issues in semantic theory.
    Prerequisite(s): LIN 407.
  
  • LIN 470 - The History of Linguistics

    (4)
    Examination of the major movements and trends in the history of linguistics from ancient India to the present. Satisfies the university general education requirement for a writing intensive course in the major or general education, not both. Prerequisite for writing intensive: completion of the university writing foundation requirement. Satisfies the university general education requirement for the capstone experience.
    Prerequisite(s): senior standing and 12 credits in LIN courses numbered above 300 including LIN 303 and 304.
  
  • LIN 475 - Philosophy of Language

    (4)
    Identical with PHL 475.
    Prerequisite(s): Junior standing. LIN 207 or one course in logic (PHL 107 strongly recommended).
  
  • LIN 480 - Seminar In Linguistics

    (4)
    Topics and problems selected by the instructor.
    Prerequisite(s): LIN 201 and permission of the instructor.
  
  • LIN 490 - Independent Study

    (2 or 4)
    Special research projects in linguistics. Graded numerically or satisfactory/unsatisfactory by written agreement with linguistics faculty supervisor.
    Prerequisite(s): LIN 201 and instructor permission.

Literatures in Translation

  
  • LIT 100 - Introduction to Asian Literature

    (4)
    A survey of the four great Asian literary traditions: China, Japan, India and Middle East. Satisfies the university general education requirement in the literature knowledge exploration area.
  
  • LIT 181 - European Literature I

    (4)
    A study of the main literary currents as reflected in continental European masterpieces up to 1850. All works read in English translations. Satisfies the university general education requirement in the literature knowledge exploration area.
  
  • LIT 182 - European Literature II

    (4)
    A study of the main literary currents as reflected in continental European masterpieces from 1850 to the present. All works read in English translations. Satisfies the university general education requirement in the literature knowledge exploration area.
  
  • LIT 251 - Studies in Foreign Film

    (4)
    A study of film as a mirror of the cultures and aesthetics of various societies. Topics to be selected by the instructor.
  
  • LIT 375 - Topics in Foreign Literature

    (4)
    A study of the main literary currents of a particular century or era of a major foreign literature. All works read in English translation. May not be used to satisfy requirements in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures. May be repeated for credit with readings from a different foreign literature in English translation.

Management

  
  • MGT 110 - Contemporary World Business

    (4)
    This course introduces students to the global business environment. It focuses on how differences in economic systems, national culture, socio-demographics, and political orientations affect business operations. It also provides an introduction to key business activities. Satisfies the university general education requirement in the global perspective knowledge exploration area. Satisfies the university general education requirement for a writing intensive course in general education.
    Prerequisite(s): completion of the university writing foundation requirement. Course is only recommended for non-SBA majors or business students who have not achieved major standing only.
  
  • MGT 235 - Commerce in Western Civilization

    (3)
    Traces the development of commerce throughout Western Civilization within the context of continuously evolving political, social, cultural and ethical institutions, philosophies and beliefs that define and legitimize the conduct of business and industry within society. The course examines the complex inter-relationships among these institutions, values and beliefs, and how these have affected the development of commerce in Western Civilization to its modern industrial form. Satisfies the general education requirement in the western civilization knowledge exploration area.
 

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