ANTH 2105. Ancient World Civilizations (3-0-3) Course traces rise of world's first major civilizations from emergence of Homo sapiens to the advent of written history. The emergence of food production, social inequality, cities and conquest states in each world area will be examined, as will the major anthropological theories devised to explain them. Emphasized is diversity of world civilizations, the variety of paths to civilization taken around the globe, and especially "non-western" civilizations of sub-Saharan Africa, the Far East and the Americas.
ARTH 2125. Introduction to the History of Art 1– Prehistoric through Gothic (3-0-3) Introduction to the formal and symbolic structure of the artwork and its development from prehistory through the mid-13th century. (Course fee required.)
ARTH 2126. Introduction to the History of Art 2– Renaissance through Modern (3-0-3) Introduction to themes and problems in the history of western art from the Renaissance (mid- to late-13th century) through the 20th century. (Course fee required.)
ARTH 2127. Introduction to Non-Western Art (3-0-3) This course is a survey of non-western art, including Pre-Columbian, African, Oceanic, Asian, and Islamic art, that aims to increase understanding of the formal and iconographic properties of these arts and their differences from western art. Special consideration will be given to the cultural contexts of non-western art and to its influence on modern and contemporary art. (Course fee required.)
ECON 2105. Principles of Macroeconomics (3-0-3) This principles of economics course is intended to introduce students to concepts that will enable them to understand and analyze economic aggregates and evaluate economic policies.
GEOG 1101. World Regional Geography (3-0-3) This course provides a framework for recognizing and analyzing the major distinctive regions of the world in comparative context emphasizing various inter-relations among environment, culture, economy, politics, and history.
GEOG 2215. Introduction to the Geographic Information Systems (3-2-4) Geography 2215 is the first course in the Geographic Information Systems sequence. This course introduces students to the art and science of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and related geospatial technologies, geographic analysis, map communication, and geographic inquiry. In the course, students will learn about the major components of Geographic Information Systems, including the hardware, software, people and data needed to make these systems useful.
POLS 2101. Introduction to Political Science (3-0-3) Prerequisite: POLS 1101 with a grade of C or better. Introduction to the field of political science. Includes approaches to the study of politics, political ideologies, and the functions of law. Does not substitute for POLS 1101. Required of all political science majors.