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Asian/Asian American Studies

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    AAA 101 - Introduction to Asian/Asian-American Studies

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    Examines how cross border transactions in Asia and between Asia and the United States and Canada have shaped ideologies and politics, markets here and abroad, marriage, labor, personal, social, political and cultural identity.
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    AAA 200 - Selected Topics

    College of Arts and Sciences
    1-6 credit(s) Irregularly
    Exploration of a topic (to be determined) not covered by the standard curriculum but of interest to faculty and students in a particular semester.
    Repeatable
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    AAA 300 - Selected Topics

    College of Arts and Sciences
    1-6 credit(s) Irregularly
    Exploration of a topic (to be determined) not covered by the standard curriculum but of interest to faculty and students in a particular semester.
    Repeatable
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    AAA 307 - Asian Americans and Social Stratification

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    Crosslisted with: SOC 307
    Designed to familiarize the student with major issues and potential controversies in the scholarly studies as well as public perceptions of Asian American experiences in education and work.
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    AAA 380 - International Course

    College of Arts and Sciences
    1-12 credit(s) Every semester
    Offered through SUAbroad by educational institution outside the United States. Student registers for the course at the foreign institution and is graded according to that institution’s practice. SUAbroad works with the SU academic department to assign the appropriate course level, title, and grade for the student’s transcript.
    Repeatable

African American Studies

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    AAS 112 - Introduction to African American Studies

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) Every semester
    Crosslisted with: ANT 112 
    Historical and sociopolitical materials. Approaches to studying the African American experience, antecedents from African past, and special problems.
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    AAS 138 - Writing About Black Culture

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) Every semester
    Expository writing based on cogent analysis of African American literature, art, music, and history ideas.
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    AAS 200 - Selected Topics

    College of Arts and Sciences
    1-6 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    Exploration of a topic (to be determined) not covered by the standard curriculum but of interest to faculty and students in a particular semester.
    Repeatable
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    AAS 202 - Caribbean Society Since Independence

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    Issues of self determination and emancipation in region. From the period of the invasions of explorers after the European renaissance to the present.
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    AAS 206 - Introduction to African American Music

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    This course surveys the origins and evolution of African American music. It examines how dynamics of power, race, and gender inform the creation, circulation, and performance of this music.
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    AAS 207 - A Survey of African Music

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    Survey music from Morocco to South Africa using diverse media to illuminate this vast area. The concentration will be on the lifestyle of the people who create music.
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    AAS 213 - Africa: Ancient Times to 1800

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    Crosslisted with: HST 213
    A survey of African history from ancient times to 1800. Focuses on political, social, economic, and environmental history of the continent. Themes: state formation, technology, production, trade, religion, migration, labor, slave trade, and biological exchanges. 
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    AAS 214 - Modern Africa: 1800 - Present

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    Crosslisted with: HST 214
    A survey of modern African history since 1800. Themes include nineteenth-century western images of Africa, pre-colonial changes, Western Imperialism, African anti-imperialism, colonial economic and social transformation, nationalism, cold war, decolonization, post colonial developments and changes.
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    AAS 231 - African American Literature to 1900: An Introduction

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    African American literature and folklore from colonial days to 1900. Autobiographies, fiction, and poetry, including works by Wheatley, Douglass, Jacobs, Brown, Webb, Hopkins, Dunbar, Chesnutt, Dubois, Johnson, Washington.
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    AAS 232 - African American Literature: Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    Survey of 20th and 21st Century African American literature (U.S. terrain). Emphasis on aesthetics, culture and politics of Black writers and writing: 1920’s to present. Literary and cultural frameworks of analysis. Baldwin, Dandicat, Hurston, Morrison, Sanchez, Wilson and Wright.
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    AAS 233 - The Caribbean Novel

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    Fiction in English and translation by writers from Caribbean areas, and Brazil. Historical, social, and cultural factors. Representations and concepts of gender, home, and migration. Barrett, Conde, Hodge, James, Lamming, Marshall, Roumain.
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    AAS 234 - African Fiction

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    Fiction in English and translation by contemporary novelists from Africa. Thematic and conceptual approaches underscore the literary force of language and creativity. Social and literary dynamics of books and related films. Achebe, Adichie, Aidoo, Ba, Dadie, Diop, Head, Ngugi, Sembene.
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    AAS 235 - African American Drama

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    African American drama from inception to present. Includes the works of playwrights such as Brown, Grimke, Hughes, Hansberry, Baldwin, Baraka, Ward, Fuller, and Wilson.
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    AAS 241 - African Religions: An Introduction

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) Odd academic yr e.g. 2007-8
    Crosslisted with: REL 281 
    Historical and comparative study of religious practice in Africa. Diversity of traditional beliefs, developments in Christianity and Islam, and political significance of religious identity and practice. African influence on western religious practices.
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    AAS 254 - Comparative Study of American Ethnic Communities

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) Irregularly
    Crosslisted with: SOC 254 
    Variety of ethnic communities in American society. Comparative analysis of similarities and uniqueness. Issues of group conflict, diversity, and unity.
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    AAS 290 - Independent Study

    College of Arts and Sciences
    1-6 credit(s)
    In-depth exploration of a problem or problems. Individual independent study upon a plan submitted by the student. Admission by consent of supervising instructor or instructors and the department.
    Repeatable
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    AAS 300 - Selected Topics

    College of Arts and Sciences
    1-6 credit(s)
    Exploration of a topic (to be determined) not covered by the standard curriculum but of interest to faculty and students in a particular semester.
    Repeatable
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    AAS 302 - Contemporary African American Theater

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) Every semester
    Themes, images, and aesthetics of contemporary African theater examined through works of contemporary Black playwrights, scholars, and critics. Includes behind-the-scenes study of an African American theater production.
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    AAS 303 - Black Women Writers

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    Crosslisted with: WGS 303 
    Literature and scholarship by Black women writers. Analytical reading, writing and discussion of various topics, stylistic questions, strategies generated in autobiography, fiction, drama, poetry, speeches and scholarship: 1960’s to present, and earlier times. Bambara, Davis, Hurston, Jones, Lorde, Morrison, Williams.
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    AAS 304 - Workshop:African American Theater

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    How text of play by Black writer is realized in an on stage production. Introduction to aspects of production (costuming, lighting, sound) and study of play selected and related materials. Production experience by work on full stage production.
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    AAS 305 - African Orature

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    Theory and practice of African orature. Exploration of ethics and aesthetics through study of main genres, selected texts, and film. Discourse on application and linkages with Caribbean and African American orature forms.
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    AAS 306 - African American Politics

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    Crosslisted with: PSC 306 
    Introduction to the African American experience in the American political system, from the colonial period to the present. Organization/leadership, federal institutions/relations, sociopolitical movements, and electoral politics.
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    AAS 307 - African Women Writers

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    Crosslisted with: WGS 307 
    Literature in English and translation by African women writing from a variety of cultural stances and geographic locations in Africa, Europe and North America. Writing styles and creative modes of expression used by African women writers to convey and envision the life of their work. Adichie, Aidoo, Dangaremba, El Sadaawi, Liking, Mbye d’Ernville, Tadjo.
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    AAS 309 - Race, Gender and Sexuality in the African Diaspora

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) Every semester
    Crosslisted with: SOC 309 , WGS 309 
    To introduce students to the reality of how institutional racism informs the “common sense” understanding of what is known as Black sexuality.
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    AAS 310 - Elements of Theater Production

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    A practical look at various steps of production, while accessing factors which contribute to successful theater.
    Repeatable 1 time(s), 6 credits maximum
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    AAS 312 - Pan Africanism

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    Impact of Pan African thought and action in the 20th century. Focus on social movements and ideas reflected in the Pan African movement in the continent and the African diaspora.
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    AAS 327 - History of Southern Africa

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) Irregularly
    Begins before arrival of Europeans in southern Africa. Economic, geographic, sociological, and political factors contributing to development of this unique, racially based modern state. Includes Afrikaaner diaspora, Euro-African conflict during the nineteenth century, Anglo-Boer War, from union to apartheid, and resistance to European domination.
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    AAS 331 - The African American Novel: Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) Even Academic Yr e.g. 2004-5
    Novelists such as Hughes, Larsen, Hurston, Toomer, Wright, Baldwin, Ellison, Gaines, Morrison, Walker, Briscoe, and Clarke will be included. The place of these authors in African American fiction in particular and American fiction in general will be analyzed.
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    AAS 332 - African American History: Through the 19th Century

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    Crosslisted with: HST 332 
    Cultural, economic, political, and social developments shaping experiences of North Americans of African descent. Foundations of collective identity and diversity. African American historiography. Interpretive and methodological issues in historical practice.
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    AAS 333 - African American History: After the 19th Century

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    Crosslisted with: HST 333 
    Continuation of AAS/HST 332.
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    AAS 338 - Creative Writing Workshop

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) Irregularly
    Poetry and prose workshop. Students exposed to techniques of craftsmanship, use of meditation to expand the visionary experience, and aesthetic sensibilities that involve African American culture.
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    AAS 341 - Politics of Africa

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    Crosslisted with: PSC 341 
    Historical foundations of the move towards political freedom, democracy and self rule in Africa. Dynamics of the political process.
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    AAS 345 - African American Religious History

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    Crosslisted with: REL 345 
    Historical significance of religion for Americans of African descent. African and western forces shaping religious identity. Religious practices, beliefs, organizations, imagery, literature, theories, and activism. Historical perspectives on meanings of religion.
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    AAS 346 - Comparative Third World Politics

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    Crosslisted with: PSC 346 
    Examines thematically and comparatively the political systems of South America, Asia, and Africa, exploring topics such as colonization, decolonization, nation-building, the postcolonial state and its institutions, the recent wave of democratization, and the challenges of socioeconomic development.
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    AAS 353 - Sociology of the African American Experience

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) Even Academic Yr e.g. 2004-5
    Crosslisted with: SOC 353 
    Theory and research of African American sociologists in the historical, social, and political context of American sociology. Relation of their work to the African American experience and its reception and impact in the public policy arena.
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    AAS 361 - Art of the Black World

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    Crosslisted with: HOA 386 
    Arts of the African Diaspora. Emphasis on African American Art. Seventeenth century to present. Gender, socioeconomic, political and cultural contexts. Artistic implications of Black culture in comparative perspective with other artists and artistic movements.
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    AAS 364 - African International Relations

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    Crosslisted with: PSC 364 
    The place of Africans in the international system; specific issues emanating from the decolonization process. Issues of militarism, humanitarianism, peacekeeping, and genocide; challenges of globalization.
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    AAS 365 - International Political Economy of the Third World

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    Crosslisted with: PSC 365 
    Political and economic problems developing countries face in international economic relations, attempts to solve them. Discusses the making of the international system, the “third world,” globalization, trade, debt, multinational corporations, multilateral lending agencies (IMF, World Bank).
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    AAS 367 - Protest Movements and African American Art and Literature

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    Influences, trends, and social significance of selected fiction, non-fiction, poetry, drama, cinema, and musical expression and philosophies that were designed to re-inforce or effect social change for blacks from the early republic to the present.
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    AAS 380 - International Course

    College of Arts and Sciences
    1-12 credit(s)
    Offered through SUAbroad by educational institution outside the United States. Student registers for the course at the foreign institution and is graded according to that institution’s practice. SUAbroad works with the S.U. academic department to assign the appropriate course level, title, and grade for the student’s transcript.
    Repeatable 11 time(s), 12 credits maximum
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    AAS 390 - Independent Study

    College of Arts and Sciences
    1-6 credit(s) Irregularly
    Exploration of a problem, or problems, in depth. Individual independent study upon a plan submitted by the student. Admission by consent of supervising instructor(s) and the department.
    Repeatable
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    AAS 400 - Selected Topics

    College of Arts and Sciences
    1-6 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    Exploration of a topic (to be determined) not covered by the standard curriculum but of interest to faculty and students in a particular semester.
    Repeatable
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    AAS 401 - Research in African American Studies

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring

    Conduct research that explores cultural, historical, intellectual, political, religious, or social experiences, identities, and/or practices of people of African descent.  Explore methodological, ethical, and political factors that have shaped interdisciplinary research in African American Studies.
    PREREQ: AAS/ANT 112 and 12 credits from AAS Core Requirements
    Repeatable 1 time(s), 3 credits maximum

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    AAS 402 - Slavery and Abolition

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    Crosslisted with: HST 402 
    Evolution and diverse character of North American slavery and antislavery. Slavery as labor, legal, and property system, cultural and political phenomenon, and social and economic network. Politics and ethics of abolition.
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    AAS 403 - African and Caribbean Women Writers

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s)
    Crosslisted with: WGS 403 
    Comparative approaches and trans-Atlantic analysis of literature by women writers from Africa and the Caribbean. Representations and constructions of social, political, and cultural life in colonial, neo-colonial, and contemporary contexts. Writers such as Ba, Brodber, Dangaremba, Marshall, Head, Dandicat, Nwapa.
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    AAS 408 - Masters of American Black Music

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    Double Numbered with: AAS 608
    Various masters of African American music and how these masters brought beauty and happiness to the common place.
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    AAS 409 - African American Jazz and Social Life

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    Double Numbered with: AAS 609
    We will study how creative practices and writings of African American jazz improvisers and composers engage the definitions, production, distribution, and reception of music. Reading critical jazz scholarship and deep listening to recordings will be required. Additional work for graduates.
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    AAS 410 - Seminar on Social Change

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) Irregularly
    Crosslisted with: SOC 410 
    Changes in African American communities or in the circumstances of African Americans within a particular institutional arena. Movements to promote change and obstacles to change. Substantive focus varies.
    Repeatable
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    AAS 411 - The Music and Life of Prince

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    We will study the creative work of Prince through critical literature called Prince Studies. Through Prince’s music, we will understand how religion, race, gender, and sexuality are expressed musically. 
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    AAS 412 - Hurricane Katrina: Race, Class, Gender & Disaster

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) Upon sufficient interest
    Course explores the development of US Gulf Region to understand the disparate impacts of race, class, gender, and age inequalities resulting from Hurricane Katrina, the New Orleans levees breaches, and the 2010 BP Oil Spill.
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    AAS 413 - There Goes the Neighborhood: US Residential Segregation

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) Irregularly
    Crosslisted with: SOC 413 
    Chronicles patterns of racial residential segregation in the US by examining the methods that maintain racially distinct neighborhoods. Explores link between segregation and education, social mobility, health, and mortality.
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    AAS 414 - African American Popular Culture

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) Upon sufficient interest
    Learn about the unique contributions African Americans have made in popular culture in the United States. Special emphasis about areas related to film, music, art, cultural expression, and social justice. 
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    AAS 416 - Race, Crime and Punishment

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) Upon sufficient interest
    Crosslisted with: SOC 416 
    The multiple and complex relationships between race, the power to punish, and crime control policies and practice. Exploration of the theories of crime and punishment from classic to postmodern.
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    AAS 417 - Human Rights in the Americas

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    Crosslisted with: IRP 417
    Advanced introductional to international human rights laws and frameworks with a focus on Latin American and Caribbean states.
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    AAS 425 - “Revolt of the Black Athlete”: Africana Studies and the History and Culture of Sport

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) Every semester
    Double Numbered with: AAS 625
    This seminar will examine the complex and varied Africana athletic experiences from the playing field to the coaching ranks and front office from a critical social justice perspective intersecting race, class, gender, and international relations. Additional work required of graduate students.
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    AAS 426 - African American Urban History

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) Every semester
    Crosslisted with: HST 426
    Double Numbered with: AAS 626
    This seminar will examine the complex and varied Black urban experiences in the 20th and 21st centuries from the 1890s to the present.
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    AAS 427 - New York City: Black Women Domestic Workers

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    Crosslisted with: SOC 427 , WGS 427 
    Double Numbered with: AAS 627
    Historical understanding of Black women’s engagement in paid domestic work in the United States, increasing need for domestic workers in the ever-changing economy and family, and the social construction of Black women as “ideal” domestic workers.
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    AAS 433 - Harlem Renaissance:Literature and Ideology

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) Even Academic Yr e.g. 2004-5
    Literature, politics, and social transformations during the Harlem Renaissance and New Negro Movements. Selected writers, intellectuals and activists in relation to national and international spheres of history, creativity, influence, and experience in the U.S., Europe, African, and the Caribbean. Writers such as Ida B. Wells, DuBois, Damas, Garvey, Hughes, Nadal, West.
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    AAS 434 - Underground Railroad

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) Upon sufficient interest
    Crosslisted with: ANT 494 , HST 434 
    Double Numbered with: AAS 634
    Myth and history of the Underground in the context of African American freedom efforts. Emphasis on events, personalities, and sites in upstate New York. Student field research and exploration of archival and Internet resources. Additional work required of graduate students.
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    AAS 445 - The Caribbean: Sex Workers, Transnational Capital, and Tourism

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    Crosslisted with: SOC 445 , WGS 445 
    Double Numbered with: AAS 645
    A political economy approach to educating students about the human and capital costs of tourism to the Caribbean. The integral relationship between sex work and Caribbean tourism exposes the region’s development that has resulted in its current configuration.
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    AAS 465 - The Image of Blacks in Art and Film

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    Examining images of African Americans in feature length films, beginning with the invention of the moving image to the present day. Comparisons with artistic images are grounded in gender, socioeconomic, political and cultural contexts.
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    AAS 470 - Experience Credit

    College of Arts and Sciences
    1-6 credit(s) Every semester
    Supervised internship with a local community agency.
    Repeatable
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    AAS 480 - International Course

    College of Arts and Sciences
    1-12 credit(s) Irregularly
    Offered through SUAbroad by educational institution outside the United States. Student registers for the course at the foreign institution and is graded according to that institution’s practice. SUAbroad works with the S.U. academic department to assign the appropriate course level, title, and grade for the student’s transcript.
    Repeatable
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    AAS 490 - Independent Study

    College of Arts and Sciences
    1-6 credit(s)
    In-depth exploration of a problem or problems. Individual independent study upon a plan submitted by the student. Admission by consent of supervising instructor or instructors and the department.
    Repeatable
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    AAS 499 - Honors Capstone Project

    College of Arts and Sciences
    1-3 credit(s) Upon sufficient interest
    Completion of an Honors Capstone Project under the supervision of a faculty member.
    Repeatable
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    AAS 500 - Selected Topics

    College of Arts and Sciences
    1-6 credit(s) Upon sufficient interest
    Interdisciplinary seminar examining various areas of intellectual and research interests related to the American black experience. Integrates knowledge of historical, cultural, sociological, political, and economic issues. Prereq: lower-division course in the social sciences.
    Repeatable
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    AAS 501 - African American Sociological Practice:1900-45

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) Irregularly
    Intellectual traditions and histories of African American sociologists between 1900 and 1945. Understanding the nature of their contributions to various strands of American and Pan African social thought. Impacts on public policy.
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    AAS 503 - Black Paris: Studies in Literature, Culture and Intellectual Life

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) Even Academic Yr e.g. 2004-5
    Baldwin, “Bricktop”, Cesaire, Conde, Diop, Himes, and Wright. Jazz, Negritude, and Presence Africaine. Literature, films, concepts, and contemporary issues involving: expatriation, colonialism, racism, and immigration; and places such as the Café Tournon, Belleville, the Louvre, and University of Paris.
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    AAS 510 - Studies in African American History

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) Irregularly
    Crosslisted with: HST 510 
    Particular periods or aspects of African American history.
    Repeatable
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    AAS 511 - Black Intellectual Thought In Music

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    This music-centered course explores the relationship between the Black intellectual traditions of musicians and their musical practices. Critical musicology, Black feminist theory, and critical race theory help illuminate the link between African American music and quotidian life. 
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    AAS 512 - African American Women’s History

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) Odd academic yr e.g. 2007-8
    Crosslisted with: WGS 512 
    The intellectual, political, and social history of African American women from pre-colonial Africa to the re-emergence of black feminism in the late 20th-century United States.
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    AAS 513 - Toni Morrison: Black Book Seminar

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) Even Academic Yr e.g. 2004-5
    Crosslisted with: WGS 513 
    A multi-dimensional study of Morrison’s bookwork: fiction, non-fiction, and scholarship. Involves conceptual frameworks and ideas that link this project with broader understandings and interpretations of Blacks in the world. A wide range of questions (i.e., aesthetics, feminisms, knowing-politics, language, race) derives from Morrison’s literary witnessing of Black community life.
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    AAS 525 - Research Methods in African American Studies

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    Conceptual, technical, and ethical tools for research among populations in the African Diaspora. Guidelines and practice in reviewing literature and assessing historiography data gathering and analysis, interviewing, participant observation, and archival research.
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    AAS 540 - Seminar:African American Studies

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3-4 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    Various areas of intellectual and research interests related to the American black experience. Integrates knowledge of historical, cultural, sociological, political, and economic issues.
    Repeatable
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    AAS 580 - International Course

    College of Arts and Sciences
    1-12 credit(s) Irregularly
    Offered through SUAbroad by educational institution outside the United States. Student registers for the course at the foreign institution and is graded according to that institution’s practice. SUAbroad works with the S.U. academic department to assign the appropriate course level, title, and grade for the student’s transcript.
    Repeatable
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    AAS 590 - Independent Study

    College of Arts and Sciences
    1-6 credit(s) Irregularly
    Exploration of a problem, or problems, in depth. Individual independent study upon a plan submitted by the student. Admission by consent of supervising instructor(s) and the department.
    Repeatable

Art Education

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    HOA 321 - Leonardo da Vinci

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) Irregularly
    Offered only in Florence. Introduction to the works of Leonardo da Vinci, placed within the artistic, historic, and religious contexts of his time. Focuses primarily on Leonardo’s artistic production and also considers his work as a scientist and engineer.
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    HOA 474 - A History of London in Eleven Objects

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) Every semester
    Crosslisted with: HST 474
    Offered only in London. What do eleven important art objects teach us about London’s history as the world’s most global city? Students trace history of each object from its origins, to arrival in London, up to present, and learn about the artists and their contexts.
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    HOA 512 - Islamic Palaces of Spain: from Past to Present

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) Irregularly
    Exploration of the Islamic palaces of Spain from the Middle Ages to the present with a focus on the Alhambra, its evolving material design, meaning, and representations in various media.

Aerospace Engineering

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    ACC 503 - REVISION TEST course for production

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    Crosslisted with: EEE 501
    Double Numbered with: AEE 702
    Production testing for courses.
    PREREQ: AEE 467
    COREQ: AEE 501

Anthropology

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    ANT 100 - Selected Topics

    College of Arts and Sciences
    1-6 credit(s) Upon sufficient interest
    Exploration of a topic (to be determined) not covered by the standard curriculum but of interest to faculty and students in a particular semester.
    Repeatable
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    ANT 111 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) Every semester
    Economics, politics, religion, symbolism, rites of passage, developmental cycle, and expressive culture. Required for Anthropology majors.
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    ANT 112 - Introduction to African American Studies

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) Every semester
    Crosslisted with: AAS 112 
    Historical and sociopolitical materials. Approaches to studying the African American experience, antecedents from African past, and special problems.
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    ANT 121 - Peoples and Cultures of the World

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) Every semester
    Case studies of global cultural diversity. Exploration of daily life, rites of passage, marriage, family, work, politics, social life, religion, ritual, and art among foraging, agricultural, and industrial societies.
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    ANT 131 - Introduction to Biological Anthropology

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    Biological anthropology subfields; anthropology’s relationship to history of science. Evolutionary theory; mechanisms of evolution; survey of the non-human primates; humans ancestral to modern Homo sapiens; and modern human variation. Required for Anthropology majors.
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    ANT 141 - Introduction to Archaeology and Prehistory

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    Survey of the prehistoric past spanning the origins of humankind through the rise of complex societies. Class activities and field trips provide a hands on introduction to archaeological interpretation.
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    ANT 145 - Archaeology of and in the Modern World

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    Crosslisted with: HST 145
    Role of history and archaeology in our understanding of 17th- to 19th-century Europe, Africa, and America. Historical archaeology as a mechanism to critique perceptions of the past. Firsthand record of ethnic groups and cultural settings not recorded in writing.
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    ANT 185 - Global Encounters:Comparing World Views & Values Cross-Culturally

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    Predominant views of reality and values in the cultures of Asia, Africa, and the Americas. Humanistic study of cultures and nature of cross-cultural understanding.
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    ANT 200 - Selected Topics

    College of Arts and Sciences
    1-6 credit(s) Upon sufficient interest
    Exploration of a topic (to be determined) not covered by the standard curriculum but of interest to faculty and students in a particular semester.
    Repeatable
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    ANT 202 - Languages of the World

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    Crosslisted with: LIN 202 
    Introduction to Universal Grammar. Similarities and differences in structures of human languages. Syntax and morphology. Theory development.
    PREREQ: LIN 201 
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    ANT 221 - Morality and Community

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) Odd academic yr e.g. 2007-8
    Crosslisted with: REL 221 
    Examines how globally diverse religious groups create distinct moral systems in order to provide their members with the feeling of belonging to unique and meaningful communities.
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    ANT 249 - Archaeology at the Movies:The Scientific Study of the Past in Popular Culture

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) At least 1x fall or spring
    Introduction to modern archaeology and the scientific study of the past. Utilizing fictional portrayals of archaeological interpretation in popular culture the course examines some of the major research questions of modern anthropology.
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    ANT 270 - Experience Credit

    College of Arts and Sciences
    1-6 credit(s) Every semester
    Participation in a discipline- or subject-related experience. Students must be evaluated by written or oral reports or an examination. Limited to those in good academic standing.
    Repeatable
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    ANT 273 - Indigenous Religions

    College of Arts and Sciences
    3 credit(s) Even Academic Yr e.g. 2004-5
    Crosslisted with: NAT 244 , REL 244 
    The connections between material life and religious life in cultures throughout the world. The diverse ways that various cultures inhabit their landscapes.
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    ANT 290 - Independent Study

    College of Arts and Sciences
    1-6 credit(s) Every semester
    In-depth exploration of a problem or problems. Individual independent study upon a plan submitted by the student. Admission by consent of supervising instructor or instructors and the department.
    Repeatable
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