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AIS104A: Beginning Navajo

Study of the sound system and spelling conventions of Navajo, and acquisition of basic oral and literacy skills. Cultural and grammatical information is conveyed by using situations in Navajo life as topics.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

AIS104B: Beginning Navajo

Study of the sound system and spelling conventions of Navajo, and acquisition of basic oral and literacy skills. Cultural and grammatical information is conveyed by using situations in Navajo life as topics.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
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AIS160A1: Many Nations/Native Am

An interdisciplinary survey of native peoples in North and Central America, from their origins to present. This course is structured around the themes of sovereignty, cultural diversity, native epistemologies, the Columbian exchange, and cultural transformation and survival. These themes integrate our examination of seven native Nations, ranging from the Aztec of Central Mexico to the Inuit of the Canadian Arctic. The course focuses on homelands and origins, intercultural exchange, demography, ecological transformation, the impacts of introduced epidemic diseases, processes of colonialism, social organization and culture, education, and contemporary issues.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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AIS197A: First Yr Scholar Success

The First-Year Scholars Program (FYSP) is a freshmen retention program offered through the Native American Student Affairs (NASA) office at The University of Arizona. It is designed to increase the retention rates of freshmen Native American students at the university by providing academic, social, and cultural activities that allow students to learn tools and resources that can contribute to their overall academic excellence and success in college. The purpose of the course is to help the First-Year Scholar Program participants build a foundation for success in their academic work by providing a structured location that meets on a weekly basis so that students can learn academic success strategies through workshops, presentations, and self-reflection. Expected Learning Curves *Students will learn about their own personal development through completing the CSI and meeting with Program Manager to discuss results. *Students will learn how to interact with Professors/Instructors by requesting progress reports to be completed. *Students will learn about different opportunities and resources that are available from guest speakers, presenters, and workshops throughout semester. *Students will learn how to work with Retention Specialist/Tutors in recognizing strategies to help students improve their academic ability.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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AIS197B: 1st Yr Scholars Success

The First-Year Scholars Program (FYSP) is a freshmen retention program offered through the Native American Student Affairs (NASA) office at The University of Arizona. It is designed to increase the retention rates of freshmen Native American students at the university by providing academic, social, and cultural activities that allow students to learn tools and resources that can contribute to their overall academic excellence and success in college. The purpose of the course is to help the First-Year Scholar Program participants build a foundation for success in their academic work by providing a structured location that meets on a weekly basis so that students can learn academic success strategies through workshops, presentations, and self-reflection.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
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AIS200: Intro Amer Indian Stds

This course introduces student to various approaches and theories involved in American Indian studies. Intended for those minoring in American Indian studies, courses serve as basis for further upper division course work. Provides overview of tribes in U.S. their languages, histories, cultures. Large component focuses on colonialism and U.S. policy toward Native Americans and its affect within Native communities.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

AIS204A: Intermediate Navajo

Continuation of vocabulary development, oral skills enhancement and mastery of Navajo verb paradigms. Native speakers undertake original research and writing in Navajo.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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AIS204B: Intermediate Navajo

Continuation of vocabulary development, oral skills enhancement and mastery of Navajo verb paradigms. Native speakers undertake original research and writing in Navajo.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

AIS210: Amer Indian Languages

This course surveys American Indian languages and the communities that speak them, focusing on a representative sample for closer study. The role of language in maintaining cultural identity is examined, and prospects for the future of American Indian languages are assessed.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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AIS212: Intro to American Indian Reli

An introduction to American Indian religious systems and their larger functions in communities and in history. Of particular importance are the history and effects of colonialism and missionization on native peoples, their continuing struggles for religious freedom and cultural and linguistic survival, and the ways in which American Indians use religion, both past and present, to respond to social, cultural, political, and geographical changes.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

AIS220: Contemp Am Indian Issues

This course introduces student to various approaches and theories involved in American Indian studies. Intended for those minoring in American Indian studies, course serves as basis for further upper division course work. Provides overview of current issues affecting tribes in U.S. Large component focuses on contemporary U.S. policy toward Native Americans and its affect within Native communities.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
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AIS307A: Elem O'Odham Language

Speaking, reading, writing, and oral comprehension in the Tohono O'Odham (Papago) language.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

AIS307B: Elem O'Odham Language

Speaking, reading, writing, and oral comprehension in the Tohono O'odham (Papago) language.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
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AIS344: Native Americans In Film

Survey of images of American Indians in cinema, particularly commercial films. Examines differences between the "western" and the "Indian" film and how imagery affects attitudes and policy-making.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

AIS346: Clovis To Coronado

Investigates native inhabitants of the US Southwest from its initial colonization over 11,000 years ago to the arrival of Europeans in AD 1540. Surveys past societies of the Southwest, including where they lived, their lifeways, and their material culture.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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AIS347: Native Peoples of The SW

Explores societies and cultures of Native peoples of the US Southwest and Northern Mexico from European contact to present. Examines impact of Spain, Mexico, and the United States on these Native peoples. Discusses major contemporary issues facing Native peoples in the area.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
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AIS348A: Educating Native Americans

The history of Native American education reveals a struggle for power: Native communities fighting to retain or regain control over the education of their children. This course presents a survey of education, from the perspectives of Native educational theories and practices 'education BY Native peoples' and from the perspective of imposed systems of schooling, education developed FOR Native peoples. We begin in the early colonial era and survey changes and continuities over time, concluding with current educational research and educational issues in Native America. Along the way, we consider: · Community-based systems of Indigenous education; · Models of so-called 'appropriate education' developed by colonial nations (including the U.S.) for Indian people and children, as well as educational models developed for black Americans and immigrant populations. For each educational system and model we examine, we will discuss (1) the philosophical background and development of theories and policies (2) educational practices, how theories/policies are implemented, and (3) American Indian experiences within, and responses to, varied educational settings.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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AIS381: African/Indigenous Reli

This course examines religious beliefs in Africa in order to illuminate connections between religion and culture on that continent, and to examine the relationship between religio-culture and the socio-economic and political forces that shape contemporary African societies.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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AIS403: Globalization & Indigen People

Globalization is a term often heard and read in academic circles and in national news, but less often understood by the average person. However, because it is the world political, economic, and social system currently in place as the next evolution of capitalism, everyone should have a basic notion of the definition, and what effects it has and will continue to have on the lives of everyone. Indigenous People of the world are the human population most adversely affected by globalization and the group that has the most experience in sometimes resisting, sometimes adapting, and sometimes creating a syncretism of responses to changing world situations. This course first gives an introduction to the history, politics, and economics of globalization, then moves on to discuss both the benefits and challenges of globalization through the perspectives of global Indigenous peoples.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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AIS415: Am Indians+Urban Exprnce

This class explores a series of topics and themes focused on Native Peoples and urban settings, including migration, urbanization and the creation of cities and urban communities. The class will emphasis: literature; U.S. policy; and theoretical and practical implications.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

AIS421: Ethnology North America

Origin and distribution of native populations of North America; historical development and interrelations of cultures.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
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AIS426A: Indigenous Economics

Indigenous and aboriginal peoples in the Americas developed distinctive economic systems prior to contact with Europe. As the world economic system developed, indigenous peoples attempted to preserve their ways of life as best they could, with some success. This course examines the ontological, epistemological and moral bases of indigenous economic theory with application to contemporary problems.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

AIS431A: Tradition Ecological Knowledge

An introduction to the growing literature on traditional ecological knowledge and its relationships to the ecological and social sciences.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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AIS434: Tribal Government

This course will provide students with a comprehensive overview of the development of modern tribal governments, their powers, and the problems they face. Course requires a historical examination of North American indigenous societies from Pre-colonial times to the present. Indigenous groups prior to 1492 will be examined. Emphasis on traditional social and political institutions and practices. Historical development of Indian-Anglo relations, European contact to present, U.S. Indian policy, tribal sovereign powers, political economic and cultural implications toward tribal societies.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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AIS435: Mex Traditional Medicine

This interdisciplinary course is a survey of various popular and Indigenous medicinal systems that fall under the rubric known as Mexican Traditional Medicine (MTM). Mexican scholar Carlos Viesca Treviño defines MTM as medicinal knowledge(s) that emanate from Mesoamerican world views and that have adapted to historical and social conditions in the Americas. This course will explore various expressions of MTM, with a special emphasis on Indigenous medicinal approaches to healing that exemplify both continuities and adaptations. We will compare across cultures some shared values in various Indigenous systems as well as how they are uniquely expressed in contemporary settings. We will also draw from the local knowledge holders of Indigenous populations from this region to compare various approaches in traditional medicine. This course will introduce students to the relationship between place, healing and cosmology in Indigenous-based cultures that maintain curing traditions and practices. We will explore the theories and philosophies that are used in MTM as well as applied knowledge and practices that are useful for self care and community wellness.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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AIS437A: Nation Building I

This course explores critical nation-building issues confronting Indigenous peoples in North America, with a primary focus on Native peoples in the United States. The course will examine multi-dimensional settings that confront Native societies and their social, cultural, political, educational, and economic leaders. The issues to be analyzed include: economic development, politics, culture and identity; and leadership and institution-building. Issues, concepts, and theories examined in the course will provide a basis for examining current Indigenous institutions of self-government; assessing policies of federal, First Nation/tribal, and state/provincial governments; analyzing how to enhance the foundational capacities for effective governance and for strategic attacks on education, economic, and community development problems of Native nations; and augmenting leadership skills, knowledge, and abilities for nation-building. Course participants will link concepts of politics, economics, and culture, with nation-building and leadership through readings, discussions, case studies, short assignments, mid-term exam, and a final exam.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
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AIS441A: Nat Rsrc Mgmt Native Com

This course is a survey of basic issues and concepts in natural resource management and the environment in Native communities using integrated case studies that survey all the major varieties of environmental issues in Indian Country in the 21st century. A central theme will be developing tribally-specific solutions to rebuilding the resiliency of degraded ecosystems. We will consider particular case studies such as: tribal sovereignty, land tenure, reserved rights and Native claims; Native knowledge systems and Western science; co-management and restoration; water; fish and wildlife; agriculture and rangeland management; energy, mining and nuclear waste; and global climate change.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

AIS450: American Indian Women

Interdisciplinary exploration of new information available on American Indian women, especially materials written by Indian women and investigation of the status, experience, and contributions of American Indian women from pre-contact to contemporary times.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
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AIS450A: Native American Law & Policy

Explores the place and status of Tribal Governments in our federal system, focusing in particular on federal policy decisions underlying various laws and statutes. The course examines ways to interpret and apply the relevant laws and explores the impact that would be result from changing the policy behind those laws.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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AIS452A: Mixed Media Stories: Text/Film

In Mixed Media Stories, we will study novels and short stories that have been transformed into feature films. The selected stories and films are diverse in terms of genre, place of origin, and intended audience. Stories include works by Indigenous writers from the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, as well as several mainstream classic stories about Native people and issues. For each text and film pairing, we will begin by reading the text, then watch the film version for an opportunity to examine how the stories are changed/adapted to fit the audience and medium. We will explore changes in point of view, presentation of Native themes and issues, character development, stereotypes, etc.¿and the implications of these changes. Through class discussions, assignments, and papers, students will have opportunities to develop their analytical, writing, and professional skills which may be applied to other areas of literary, film, and American Indian studies.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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AIS465: Tribal Colleges

An introduction to tribal college and universities (TCUs) which includes a discussion of their history, mission, governance, organization, finances, characteristics, support services, roles, responsibilities, evaluation, students, personnel (faculty/staff), challenges and future issues. As a minority serving institution (MSI), the TCUs experience is analyzed and compared to other such institutions as well as mainstream. TCUs are a success story in American Indian education; a grassroots effort by Native communities wanting quality higher education that reflects tribal traditions, values and culture. TCUs are an example of tribal communities practicing self-determination, nation building and sovereignty.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

AIS467: Race + Ethnic Relations

Social processes involved in minority groups in terms of race, caste, class, ethnicity, politics, and religion.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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AIS493: Internship

Specialized work on an individual basis, consisting of training and practice in actual service in a technical, business, or governmental establishment.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

AIS495A: American Indian Studies

The exchange of scholarly information on important disciplinary topics, usually in a small group seminar setting with occasional lectures. The course content, as taught in any one semester, depends on student need and interest, and on the research/teaching interests of the participating faculty member. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registrants, with the exchange of results through discussion, reports, reviews, and/or papers.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
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AIS498H: Honors Thesis

An honors thesis is required of all the students graduating with honors. Students ordinarily sign up for this course as a two-semester sequence. The first semester the student performs research under the supervision of a faculty member; the second semester the student writes an honors thesis.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

AIS499: Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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AIS503: Globalization & Indigen People

Globalization is a term often heard and read in academic circles and in national news, but less often understood by the average person. However, because it is the world political, economic, and social system currently in place as the next evolution of capitalism, everyone should have a basic notion of the definition, and what effects it has and will continue to have on the lives of everyone. Indigenous People of the world are the human population most adversely affected by globalization and the group that has the most experience in sometimes resisting, sometimes adapting, and sometimes creating a syncretism of responses to changing world situations. This course first gives an introduction to the history, politics, and economics of globalization, then moves on to discuss both the benefits and challenges of globalization through the perspectives of global Indigenous peoples. Graduate-level requirements include a final paper. This paper will be a minimum of 20 pages, with a minimum of ten sources, properly cited using Chicago Manual of Style, or any other appropriate citation method.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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AIS504A: Fund of American Indian Study

This class is the introduction for all M.A. and Ph.D. students in American Indian Studies and is intended to present the main ideas and theories that are important for all graduates of the program and interested others to know and understand as being the core concepts of American Indian communities. Self governance/sovereignty Land and sustainability Native epistemologies and philosophies Story Identity While these five main themes are listed separately, in fact they are all interconnected and are broadly constructed with each theme embracing multiple categories of knowledge and information. These themes are present in all of the five focus areas offered in AIS: American Indian Education; American Indian Law and Policy; Literature; Natural Resource Management; and Societies and Cultures. Texts are chosen to represent these themes with most of the texts demonstrating at least two of the core values as well as presenting these values from a diversity of American Indian cultures. Students will read and discuss the texts and complete assignments on these themes.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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AIS515: Am Indians+Urban Exprnce

This class explores a series of topics and themes focused on Native Peoples and urban settings, including migration, urbanization and the creation of cities and urban communities. The class will emphasis: literature; U.S. policy; and theoretical and practical implications. Graduate-level requirements include to present a 15-20 page research paper as opposed to a 5-8 page term paper. Graduate students will also be graded on a total of 500 points as opposed to 250 points.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

AIS521: Ethnology North America

Origin and distribution of native populations of North America; historical development and interrelations of cultures. Graduate-level requirements include an oral presentation and a research paper.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
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AIS526A: Principles of Indigenous Econ

Indigenous and aboriginal peoples in the Americas developed distinctive economic systems prior to contact with Europe. As the world economic system developed, indigenous peoples attempted to preserve their ways of life as best they could, with some success. This course examines the ontological, epistemological and moral principles of indigenous economic theory with application to contemporary problems.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

AIS527: Intro to Desc Native Amer Lang

Introduction to descriptive linguistics for Native Americans; practical linguistic and social issues in Native American languages; phonetics and phonology; orthography; dialects and language change; classroom applications.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
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AIS531A: Tradition Ecological Knowledge

An introduction to the growing literature on traditional ecological knowledge and its relationships to the ecological and social sciences. Graduate-level requirements include preparing for and leading a class discussion on a specific topic.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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AIS535: Mex Traditional Medicine

This interdisciplinary course is a survey of various popular and Indigenous medicinal systems that fall under the rubric known as Mexican Traditional Medicine (MTM). Mexican scholar Carlos Viesca Treviño defines MTM as medicinal knowledge(s) that emanate from Mesoamerican world views and that have adapted to historical and social conditions in the Americas. This course will explore various expressions of MTM, with a special emphasis on Indigenous medicinal approaches to healing that exemplify both continuities and adaptations. We will compare across cultures some shared values in various Indigenous systems as well as how they are uniquely expressed in contemporary settings. We will also draw from the local knowledge holders of Indigenous populations from this region to compare various approaches in traditional medicine. This course will introduce students to the relationship between place, healing and cosmology in Indigenous-based cultures that maintain curing traditions and practices. We will explore the theories and philosophies that are used in MTM as well as applied knowledge and practices that are useful for self care and community wellness. Graduate-level requirements include projects with deeper analysis, additional three sessions to discuss their research projects, and research paper weighted twice as heavy as the undergraduate paper, with greater expectations in research, writing and analysis.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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AIS537A: Nation Building I

This course will explore critical nation-building issues confronting Indigenous peoples in North America, with a primary focus on Native peoples in the United States. The course will examine multi-dimensional settings that confront Native societies and their social, cultural, political, educational, and economic leaders. The issues to be analyzed include: economic development, politics, culture and identity; and leadership and institution-building. Issues, concepts, and theories examined in the course will provide a basis for examining current Indigenous institutions of self-government; assessing policies of federal, First Nation/tribal, and state/provincial governments; analyzing how to enhance the foundational capacities for effective governance and for strategic attacks on education, economic, and community development problems of Native nations; and augmenting leadership skills, knowledge, and abilities for nation-building. Course participants will link concepts of politics, economics, and culture, with nation-building and leadership through readings, discussions, case studies, short assignments, mid-term exam, and a final exam.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
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AIS541A: Nat Rsrc Mgmt Native Com

This course is a survey of basic issues and concepts in natural resource management and the environment in Native communities using integrated case studies that survey all the major varieties of environmental issues in Indian Country in the 21st century. A central theme will be developing tribally-specific solutions to rebuilding the resiliency of degraded ecosystems. We will consider particular case studies such as: tribal sovereignty, land tenure, reserved rights and Native claims; Native knowledge systems and Western science; co-management and restoration; water; fish and wildlife; agriculture and rangeland management; energy, mining and nuclear waste; and global climate change. Graduate-level requirements include Increased length of writing assignments.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
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AIS545A: Struc Non-Western Lang

In-depth linguistic analysis of selected phonological, syntactic, and semantic problems in a non-Western language, concentrating on native languages of the Southwest area. Graduate-level requirements include a higher level of performance.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

AIS548: Rsrch Design+Methodology

This integrative course is designed to help students become professional and ethical researchers who produce the highest quality scholarship. The identification of significant research problems and the choice of appropriate and rigorous methodologies and techniques will be discussed. Students will gain experience in formulating a research problem that is theoretically important to American Indian Studies, well focused, and can be done in a reasonable amount of time. Special attention will be given to formulating a realistic Master's thesis project.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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AIS550: American Indian Women

This course examines and appraises the historical and contemporary place of American Indian women in Native communities and mainstream society. This is accomplished through written documents, storytelling, and other mediums with a focus on Native women's roles, status, influence, and contributions as Nation builders before contact, during colonization and decolonization. Central to the course are current issues of importance to American Indian women living on and near reservations, in urban and rural areas. Students enrolled for graduate credit are responsible for: - Research Paper: Research and analyze an issue of importance to American Indian women historically or contemporary. The paper should be 20-25 pages not including references. The paper needs to be doubled spaced, 12 font, and 1 inch margins. References documentation should be in APA, Chicago or MLA. Topics must be approved by instructors. - A formal class presentation of your research paper (20 minutes) - Book Review: A 5-8 page critique of the book, No Turning Back. Doubled spaced, 12 fonts, 1 inch margins, documentation style of APA, Chicago or MLA. Specific guidelines will be distributed in class. - A level of participation and engagement in the course on par with general expectations of graduate students
Terms offered: Spring 2019
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AIS550A: Native American Law & Policy

Explores the place and status of Tribal Governments in our federal system, focusing in particular on federal policy decisions underlying various laws and statutes. The course examines ways to interpret and apply the relevant laws and explores the impact that would be result from changing the policy behind those laws. Graduate students will be assigned differential graduate-level coursework outlined in the course syllabus.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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AIS552A: Mixed Media Stories: Text/Film

In Mixed Media Stories, we will study novels and short stories that have been transformed into feature films. The selected stories and films are diverse in terms of genre, place of origin, and intended audience. Stories include works by Indigenous writers from the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, as well as several mainstream classic stories about Native people and issues. For each text and film pairing, we will begin by reading the text, then watch the film version for an opportunity to examine how the stories are changed/adapted to fit the audience and medium. We will explore changes in point of view, presentation of Native themes and issues, character development, stereotypes, etc.¿and the implications of these changes. Through class discussions, assignments, and papers, students will have opportunities to develop their analytical, writing, and professional skills which may be applied to other areas of literary, film, and American Indian studies. Graduate-level requirements include writing two professional-quality film reviews.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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AIS565: Tribal Colleges

This course provides an introduction to the tribal colleges, which includes a discussion of their history, mission, governance, organization, finance, curriculum, and current challenges. It also includes student characteristics and support services, faculty characteristics, support services, roles, responsibilities and evaluation, and an introduction to assessment of learning in the tribal college.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

AIS593: Internship

Specialized work on an individual basis, consisting of training and practice in actual service in a technical, business, or governmental establishment.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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AIS595A: American Indian Studies

The exchange of scholarly information on important disciplinary topics, usually in a small group seminar setting with occasional lectures. The course content, as taught in any one semester, depends on student need and interest, and on the research/teaching interests of the participating faculty member. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registrants, with the exchange of results through discussion, reports, reviews, and/or papers.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
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AIS596N: Hemispheric Indigenous Conscio

This interdisciplinary seminar follows hemispheric Indigenous reclamation and re-Indianization movements. Course content will examine different processes and paradigms that impact the ways that Indigeneity is asserted across the hemisphere and the implications for understanding Indigenous consciousness within the United States, particularly as it is expressed in Chicana/o Indigeneity. We will examine various socio-cultural movements of self determination, including activism related to the U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. In particular, we will examine the Indigenous presence within Chicana/o and Mexican communities and within academic discourses. The course focuses, in part, upon the Chicano Movement and subsequent re-tribalization movements embedded in relations of gender, class, race, bio-region, culture, economics, and sexuality. We will also explore varied print, cultural, and performative expressions of Indigenous consciousness, resilience and decolonization.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
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AIS596V: Issues In Native Am Art

This course examines the various theoretical and methodological challenges inherent to the study of indigenous art, including the issues of identity, sovereignty, cultural critique and the role of the artist. In addressing the interdisciplinary nature of the field, students will seek to find strategies in approaching their own research.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

AIS597A: Desc Ling Native Am Lang

Workshop includes methods and techniques on how to describe a language in the four basis sub-areas of linguistics: phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics; terminology and general processes associated with the four sub-areas.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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AIS599: Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work. Graduate students doing independent work which cannot be classified as actual research will register for credit under course number 599, 699, or 799.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

AIS631F: Law and Culture

With increasing frequency, disputes arise over who can control the use of culture and cultural resources, particularly as culture has come to be viewed as a marketable commodity. These disputes often involve protection of cultural property and both items and places of cultural importance; ethical and legal issues involved in collection, display and return of cultural objects; and intellectual property issues involved in traditional knowledge. These issues most commonly arise with respect to indigenous cultures, and this course will concentrate primarily on native culture, but we will also examine other discrete and insular communities.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
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AIS679: Amer Indian Higher Educ

Development of higher education for American Indians/Alaskan natives from the earliest efforts to contemporary times. Issues and their implications for the education of American Indians in institutions and agencies of higher education. Emphasis on tribally controlled colleges and universities, and the development of American Indian studies programs in higher education institutions.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

AIS694: Practicum

The practical application, on an individual basis, of previously studied theory and the collection of data for future theoretical interpretation.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
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AIS697A: College Teaching Methods

The practical application of theoretical and student-centered learning within various classroom settings. The class involves an exchange of ideas about theory, goals, values, and ethical concerns for teaching courses concentrating on American Indians and provide training in practical methods, teaching strategies, and action-learning skills in a lecture and seminar format. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registrants, with the exchange of the results of such research through discussion, reports, and/or papers. Students will begin to accumulate materials for a teaching portfolio.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

AIS699: Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work. Graduate students doing independent work which cannot be classified as actual research will register for credit under course number 599, 699, or 799.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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AIS900: Research

Individual research, not related to thesis or dissertation preparation, by graduate students.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

AIS909: Master's Report

Individual study or special project or formal report thereof submitted in lieu of thesis for certain master's degrees.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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AIS910: Thesis

Research for the master's thesis (whether library research, laboratory or field observation or research, artistic creation, or thesis writing). Maximum total credit permitted varies with the major department.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

AIS920: Dissertation

Research for the doctoral dissertation (whether library research, laboratory or field observation or research, artistic creation, or dissertation writing).
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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Anthropology
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ANTH150A1: Race, Ethnicity+Am Dream

Mind, Self and Language - Do Americans talk about race all the time or not enough? How is the idea of race woven into the fabric of our nation? How does it shape our daily life and our sense of self? How does it structure inequality in our society? This class explores race and ethnicity in the U.S. today. Approved as: General Education Gender, Race, Class, Ethnicity, or Non-Western Area Studies.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH150B1: Many Ways of Being Human

This course introduces the student to anthropological perspectives on cultural diversity. The course focuses on gender, race, ethnicity and class through readings by and about peoples of the non-western world.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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ANTH150C1: Humanity: A How to Guide

The ways we investigate the human experience are as diverse as those experiences themselves. This course examines human origins, diversity, and culture through foundational readings and case studies that emphasize current global approaches to studying humanity with the goal of better understanding our place in the world.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH160A1: World Archaeology

This course takes an explicitly global perspective to exploring some important events in the history of humankind. World Archaeology examines: archaeological methods, becoming human, the search for food, migration and exploration, food production, the rise of the state, food and culture, origins of religion, and the modern world.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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ANTH160A2: Ancient Egyptian Civilization

Ancient Egyptian Civilization explores the ascendance, apex and decline of one of the world's most famous but perpetually misunderstood civilizations. Discussion of ancient Egypt, from its Mesolithic foundations in the savannahs of North Africa ca. 12,000 BCE through its Pharaonic Period and conquest by Alexander the Great in 332 BCE, is arranged in chronological and thematic units, each being placed in context of social, political, religious, and natural environments. For example, the course examines ancient creation myths, the diversity and origins of the gods, concept of the afterlife, religious symbolism of the built environment (temples, pyramids, tombs, etc.), and interconnections between other African, Mediterranean and Near Eastern cultures. During the semester students will learn about core concepts that have long impacted Western cultures and will explore a world vastly different from their own.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
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ANTH160D2: Origins of Hum Diversity

Topics in Culture and Civilization - This course explores the biological and cultural evolution of the human species over the last several million years and examines human similarities and diversity globally. Approaches utilized include archaeology, biological anthropology, ecology, genetics, and geology.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH170C1: Human Var in Mod World

Fundamental concepts and principles of human biology emphasizing the evolutionary processes that create organic diversity. An in-depth study of biological differences existing within and between populations of our species focusing on genetic mechanisms and adaptive strategies.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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ANTH170C2: Animal Minds

With intricate cultures, language, impressive technology, and complex social lives, humans seem very different from other animals. Do other animals experience and think about the world similarly to humans? And what does it mean if they do? This course explores the nature of animal minds, similarities and differences with human cognition, and how and why cognition evolves. We will explore what animals understand about their physical and social worlds, whether animals have emotions, concepts, foresight and memory, or a sense of fairness. The course will cover historical perspectives on animal minds, as well as the latest research on these exciting topics. Through comparing and contrasting human and non-human cognition, we can learn about human psychological uniqueness, its evolutionary origins, and fundamental properties of cognitive processes in general.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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ANTH197: Intro UA Anthropology

ANTH 197 is designed to assist incoming School of Anthropology (SOA) students throughout their careers at the University of Arizona andy beyond. ANTH 197 will provide them with the information they need to become the best students they can be, to find their true calling, and to achieve their chosen careers.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH199: Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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ANTH199H: Honors Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH200: Cultural Anthropology

Contemporary theories and methods in use among cultural anthropologists.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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ANTH202: Applying Anth Globl Cntx

Course introduces students to the orders of meaning and power that influence human living and working conditions, as well as the capacity of human beings to alter those conditions. A combination of lectures, readings, films, class discussions and exercises will familiarize students with approaches to global problems in applied anthropology and the solutions that the discipline has proposed.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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ANTH204: Cultures, Catastrophe and Clim

This course will take you on a journey around the world, through many different time periods to look at the ways in which individuals and societies have responded to climate changes and catastrophic environmental events. We will explore evidence from ancient and modern texts, oral histories, art and the archaeological record along with a range of scientific evidence about past environments. We will consider the role of cultural expression in shaping the way societies explain, manage and mitigate for catastrophic change, how the cultural record can be used to inform environmental reconstructions and how climatic and geological 'catastrophe' can seed an artistic and poetic renaissance.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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ANTH220: Contemp Am Indian Issues

This course introduces student to various approaches and theories involved in American Indian studies. Intended for those minoring in American Indian studies, course serves as basis for further upper division course work. Provides overview of current issues affecting tribes in U.S. Large component focuses on contemporary U.S. policy toward Native Americans and its affect within Native communities.
Terms offered: Summer 2019

ANTH222: Afr Am Std:Hist of Ideas

This course is concerned with the history of oppression of African and other Indigenous peoples in the world and examines ideas by radical philosophers and scholars from the African Diaspora directed toward liberation from oppression.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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ANTH235: Principles Archaeology

Anthropology 235 provides a survey of basic archaeological theories, methods, and practices. Intended for majors and minors in Anthropology and closely related fields, this course seeks to describe the current state of archaeological studies, in part by exploring the discipline's historical roots and presenting case studies from around the world. The course is designed to help students achieve intellectual independence in the field of archaeology- that is, you will not only learn about archaeology, you will learn how to think like an archaeologist.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH257B: Mat Sci Art+Archeo Obj

The methods, content and practice pertinent to the study of art and archaeology. Materials science provides one of the keys for interpreting objects in their historical and cultural context.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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ANTH261: Hum Spec:Here/Envir/Beh

An introduction to human biology which focuses on the interaction of heredity and environment in producing the human phenotype.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH265: Human Evolution

Neontological and paleontological approaches to human evolution and variation, nonhuman primate studies, bio-molecular and anatomical variation, bio-cultural responses to environmental stress.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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ANTH276: The Nature Of Language

An introduction to the basic concepts of linguistic anthropology and their implications for the study of culture and society.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

ANTH280: Brazilian Identity

This course takes representations and experiences of citizenship in modern Brazil as the springboard for the study of cross-cultural membership in society. How are understandings and experiences of citizenship bound up with the definition and institutionalization of race/ethnicity, class, and gender? This broad question will be examined in specific areas in Brazil such as public health, urban and rural development, environment, education, law, politics, and pop culture. The course covers theoretical readings and case studies from different geographical areas. Instructional materials are interdisciplinary, drawing mainly on the fields of History, Anthropology, Sociology, Political Science, and Geography.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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ANTH299: Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH299H: Honors Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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ANTH300: Classical Ideal 1930 Art

This course highlights art movements which dominated the American culture scene throughout the 1930s, focusing on classical influences from ancient Greece and Rome.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH303: Gender + Language

Gender differences in language use among adults and children and their socio-cultural bases.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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ANTH304: Intro Archeologic Fldwrk

This classroom-based course prepares students for archaeological fieldwork, including archaeological field schools. It provides an overview of archaeological methods such as: excavation strategies, survey, mapping and artifact analyses.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH310: Culture + the Individual

Cultural and psychological dimensions of human development and human behavior.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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ANTH311: Urban Anthropology

Introduction to the anthropology of urban areas around the world, including space, diversity, and the economic and racial formations that constitute "inner" and "edge" cities.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH315: World Ethnography

The comparative study of selected societies of the world through extensive use of the media.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
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ANTH317: Latin American Immigration

Migration is currently re-shaping American cities, families, urban landscapes, rural areas, and politics, and altering the nation's racial and cultural make up. In response, societal attitudes shift and are re-imagined. This course examines the quasi-permanent presence of undocumented immigrants in the United States in an age of global movements, how this confounds established spatial orders that have conventionally defined nationhood, and the ensuing struggles for belonging and place within 'a nation of immigrants.'
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH319: Mexican American Culture

Historical background, cultural institutions, identity problems, social relations, and expectations of people of Mexican ancestry in the United States.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
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ANTH321: Sacred Places

This course introduces students to the anthropology of religion by examining the ways that sacred places reflect and shape the people who use and create them.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
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ANTH325: Bodies in Medicine

This course introduces students to fundamental questions in medical anthropology through an engagement with surgical procedures that remake the body and its world. A practice at once familiar and strange, we center surgical interventions to ground abstract concepts of social and political relations firmly in the materiality of the human body. We examine the concepts of belief and belonging through analyzing male circumcision; cultural relativism and its limits through female genital cutting; the constitution of race through cosmetic procedures that reshape the eyes and nose; nationalism and patriotism through the rehabilitation of soldiers' bodies; the constitution of sex and gender through trans- and intersex genital surgeries; the ethical pull of kinship through in-family kidney donation; economic globalization through surgical tourism; and the concept of the individual subject through post-amputation phantom limb pain and the medical imperative to separate conjoined twins. These procedures invite us to consider the body as a site at which particular ideas about what is "normal" and what is "good" quite literally find their form. They make manifest the economic, racial, political and ethical forces through which contemporary life and value unfold. Building on the foundations of Tier I anthropology courses, this course introduces students to the unique ways that anthropology engages the practices and beliefs at the heart of medicine. This is a Tier II GenEd course.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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ANTH327: Dog Thought

Dogs were once written off as a boring domesticated species with little to contribute to the scientific study of behavior, cognition, or human evolution. However, research in the past two decades has led to a resurgence of interest in dogs across scientific disciplines, especially those focusing on behavioral and cognitive evolution. In this course we will explore the scientific literature addressing how dogs understand their world, how dog psychology evolved during domestication, and what these processes may tell us about the evolution of other species, including our own.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

ANTH329: Culture+Societies Africa

Introduction to African prehistory, social anthropology, ecology, religions, ancient and modern state formation, slavery, urbanization, and contemporary issues.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
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ANTH330: Languages & Societies:Mid East

A course designed to explore the social and linguistic aspects of the languages and cultures of Middle Eastern countries.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH331: Anthropology+Development

The role of anthropology in interdisciplinary projects involving economic development and planned change on the national and international levels.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
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ANTH332: Environmntl Archaeology

Introduction to the methods of analyses available to archaeologists and allied scientists for reconstructing ancient environments. Topics include a review of dating methods; the Earth's environments and causes of environmental change; geological approaches to reconstructing past landscapes; and use of ancient plant and animal remains for interpreting past environments. Tours of key dating and paleoenvironmental labs on the UA campus.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

ANTH333: Intro Archaeol Analysis

Introduction to laboratory analyses of archaeological materials, including stone tools, ceramics, animals, plants, and architecture. Uses lectures and hands-on exercises to illustrate the collection and interpretation of archaeological data.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
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ANTH334A: Mesoamerican Civil:Maya

The course provides an overview of Maya archaeology from the origins of agriculture through the Spanish Conquest.
Terms offered: Summer 2019

ANTH338: Intro Roman Art+Arch

This course provides an overview of the culture of ancient Rome beginning about 1000 BCE and ending with the so-called "Fall of Rome". It looks at some of the key people who played a role in Rome, from the time of the kings through the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire. It will also focus on the city of Rome itself, as well as Rome's expansion through Italy, the Mediterranean, and beyond.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
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ANTH339: Archaeology of Death

How did ancient peoples dispose of their dead, and why? This course examines the various ways in which archaeologists investigate and interpret the death rituals of people in the past. Whether it be a pyramid built for a pharaoh or a pit filled with the anonymous skeletons of the poor and destitute, burial can tell us a lot. For the archaeologist, burials provide much information about beliefs and values; social divisions and status; kinship; health and diet; and identity. Drawing on case studies from a broad span of time periods and cultures, we will look at the evidence of tombs and monuments, inscriptions, grave goods, and skeletal remains to reconstruct how ancient societies confronted death.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
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ANTH340A: Intro Greek Art+Arch

This course surveys the art and archaeology of Greece from the Early Bronze Age to the Hellenistic period (ca. 3000 BC-31 BC), focusing on iconic monuments in architecture, sculpture, ceramics, and minor arts that shaped ancient Greek civilization. Monumental projects, such as temples, tombs, fortifications, as well as miniature creations in luxurious materials will be examined within their larger political, social, religious, technological, and economic contexts in Ancient Greece. Athens, Delphi, Olympia, Crete, and the Aegean are just a few of the celebrated places explored in this course.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH342: The Archaeology of Food

What did people eat and drink in the past, and why? This course introduces students to the archaeological study of food. Topics include techniques for reconstructing past diets from material remains, and the social, economic and political roles of food.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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ANTH346: Clovis To Coronado

Investigates native inhabitants of the US Southwest from its initial colonization over 11,000 years ago to the arrival of Europeans in AD 1540. Surveys past societies of the Southwest, including where they lived, their lifeways, and their material culture.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH347: Native Peoples of The SW

Explores societies and cultures of Native peoples of the US Southwest and Northern Mexico from European contact to present. Examines impact of Spain, Mexico, and the United States on these Native peoples. Discusses major contemporary issues facing Native peoples in the area.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
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ANTH348: Drug Wars/Oil Fortunes Lat Am

With a focus on Latin America, this course examines the historical, comparative, and current dynamics of two global commodities: illicit drugs and oil. These commodities ¿ which depend on a U.S. consumer base ¿ generate unfathomable wealth and unrelenting violence at local, national, and international levels. We follow them from extraction and production through consumption, examining socioeconomic and environmental impacts, their relationship to state corruption, and possible strategies for responding to the problems they create.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
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ANTH350A: The Arch of Ancient Athletics

This course is an introduction to the archaeology, art, architecture, history and literature of the evidence for ancient athletics in the Mediterranean world. A portion of the course is devoted to the archaeological, historical and literary evidence for the ancient Olympic Games. Course topics include: Sumerian athletics; Babylonian athletics, Egyptian athletics; Athletics in Homer; the rise of athletic festivals; Pan-Hellenic festivals; athletics and society; athletics and art; Greek athletic events; famous athletes and athletics; trainers, coaches and managers; athletic facilities; prizes and compensation; politics and Greek athletics; Macedonia and the Hellenistic age; athletics of the Etruscans and during the Roman Republic; athletics during the Roman empire.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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ANTH353: The Anthropology of Food

This course offers a review of approaches to understanding and documenting human diversity through the lens of food practices. Students will learn to think about food in new ways to gain a better understanding of the diversity of social and cultural norms, beliefs, and habits that shape foodways and our relationships to food.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

ANTH354: Middle East Food Traditions

This course will examine different "foodscapes" created over time in the region. We will examine the interactions of variety of factors in the development of culinary cultures: geography and environment; religion, language and cultural practices; history; social organization, ethnicity, status and gender; science and technology and consider particular ritual practices, feasting and fasting customs and dietary rules. How have authors used the topic of food in their writings?
Terms offered: Spring 2019
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ANTH358: Fight the Power

The interaction between Europeans and indigenous societies began and ended violently. This course examines the violence of colonial encounters from the perspective of those indigenous groups who were colonized in Africa, North America, India, and the Caribbean. The goal of the course is to introduce students to Colonialism as a historical phenomenon and to critically analyze cross-cultural interactions in the past. Students will engage with different forms of primary data, including archaeological materials, literary works, and ethnography in order to analyze the inner workings of power and the impact of colonialism on the contemporary world. The class will involve a combination of lectures, reading-based discussions, and small-group activities.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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ANTH363: #Black Lives Matter Across Am

How are race and racism perceived and experienced in countries in Latin America particularly such as Brazil, Venezuela and Colombia where a mixed-race ideology and the myth of racial equality have traditionally been at the core of national identity? This class critically analyzes notions of race and anti-racist activism to examine the ideologies and circumstances of the political structure, race-targeted public policies, and black activism in contemporary Latin America.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH364: Nat Hist Closest Relat

This course introduces students to the extensive diversity of the living primates, including aspects of their behavior and ecology, with emphasis on natural history and adaptation to the environment. The course begins with an introduction to the primates, their evolution, taxonomy, and adaptations. Then it delves into the ways in which individuals interact with each other as well as ecological factors, to yield the various societies and strategies we see among primates in nature. We will also consider how our studying of living primates can help us gain insight into human adaptation and behavior
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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ANTH369: Darwinian Medicine

Understand how natural selection, adaptation, and phylogeny provide insights into human health and disease and therefore, the treatment of disease
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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ANTH372: Critical Issues for Museums

Museums of the 21st century are increasingly complex organizations, engaged with the critical issues of the day, whether by design or necessity. Few museums today can afford the luxury of being the "temples of treasures" of past centuries, with collections tended and displayed for the elite who have the leisure of appreciating them. Museums in the 21st century have been thrust onto the global stage and are dealing with issues resulting from political and religious conflicts, questions of legal and ethical rights to ownership of collections, international treaties and laws, recognition of native peoples and their voice in the disposition of their cultural patrimony, as well as engagement with local communities through exhibitions and public programming on issues such as poverty, homelessness, health, the environment, and many other challenges in both rural and urban settings. Globalization and technology have brought the world closer together, with resulting demands for greater accessibility to museum collections and curatorial knowledge. Museums, whether public or private, local or international, are more than ever accountable to and dependent upon multiple, often competing, constituents, and on communities and public engagement, while resources for the support of those museums are, in many cases, shrinking.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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ANTH380: Global Agri+Intl Rel

The importance of agriculture to the cultures, political structures, and economies of developing countries in Africa, Asia, South America, and Oceania.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH383: Varieties Of English

Investigation of the sociolinguistic distinctiveness of varieties of English, focusing primarily on the U.S. The history of English and phonetics will serve as a backdrop to discuss issues such as social stratification, linguistic inequality, stereotyping, and educational implications.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
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ANTH384: Lat Am Globalization+Dev

Analysis of how different waves of globalization from 1500 to the present have affected the economic and political development of Latin America. Applies theories of economic development and political sociology to understand the historical and contemporary transformations in social structures and institutions including the economy, government, and social stratification.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH389: Mid East Ethnic+Rel Minr

Overview of ethnic and religious minorities in the contemporary Middle East, study of ethnic and religious diversity and its origin and manifestations in the modern Middle East. Examination of how the concept of religious and ethnic minority has emerged as a key factor in state policies towards minorities as well as the cultural, economic, political, religious, and educational lives of its people.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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ANTH392: Directed Research

Individual or small group research under the guidance of faculty.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH393: Internship

Specialized work on an individual basis, consisting of training and practice in actual service in a technical, business, or governmental establishment.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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ANTH395A: Sp Topic Archaeology

The course content, as taught in any one semester, depends on student need and interest, and the research/teaching interests of the participating faculty member.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH395D: Spcl Tops Biologic Anth

The course content, as taught in any one semester, depends on student need and interest, and on the research/teaching interests of the participating faculty member. Topics may include current developments in the human genome project, genetics, evolutionary theory, primate ecology, human variation, adaptation and biocultural anthropology.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
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ANTH399: Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH399H: Honors Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
90

ANTH400: Topics of Egyptology

This course will survey both the historical development of Egyptology and the archaeological, art historical, literary and other methodologies utilized by this discipline.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH407: Ethnographic Field Methods

This course introduces the practice of ethnographic field research including the history of research; ethics of ethnographic study; development of research plans; methods of data collection; organization and analysis of collected data; and creation of ethnographic reports.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
91

ANTH409: Economic Anthropology

Analysis of production, exchange, distribution, consumption, property, economic surplus, inheritance, and types of economic structure.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH415: Am Indians+Urban Exprnce

This class explores a series of topics and themes focused on Native Peoples and urban settings, including migration, urbanization and the creation of cities and urban communities. The class will emphasis: literature; U.S. policy; and theoretical and practical implications.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
92

ANTH417A: North African Societies

The objectives are to highlight the thematic, theoretical, and methodological approaches and contributions in the field of North African studies and to underline the relationship, continuities, and discontinuities between the colonial past and postcolonial realities.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

ANTH418: Southwest Land+Society

The course encompasses the greater Southwest, including northern Mexico from pre-Columbian times to the present. Evidence from archaeology, ethnology, linguistics, and biological anthropology is integrated. Emphasis is placed on the interaction of Indian, Hispanic, and Euroamerican peoples and their adaptation to and exploitation of the natural environment through time.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
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ANTH421: Ethnology North America

Origin and distribution of native populations of North America; historical development and interrelations of cultures.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

ANTH428A: Globalization: Env & Religions

This course discusses the impact of globalization on the environment and ecology, with a particular focus on indigenous cultures and religions in the context of environmental instability.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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ANTH431: Primate Sexuality

Human sexuality is explored through discussing the evolution of non-human primate anatomy, physiology, and behavior. Topics include comparative reproductive anatomy and reproductive health, mating strategies, mate choice, parenting and parental investment, and socioendocrinology (the study of behavior-hormone relationships).
Terms offered: Spring 2019

ANTH431A: Tradition Ecological Knowledge

An introduction to the growing literature on traditional ecological knowledge and its relationships to the ecological and social sciences.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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ANTH432: Iranian Culture and Society

This course considers Iranian society and culture from the point of view of the social sciences, supplemented by insights provided through fiction and film. Course content focuses on twentieth-century and contemporary Iran. Topics will include tribal society, rural society, urban life, and their interactions; social structure; Iranian identity; gender; minority groups, language; religious beliefs and rituals; and political movements. The class will pay particular attention to how Iranian society and culture have been studied, by whom, and how these have changed over time. The course will emphasize the subject of diversity in Iran, and have a particular focus on the large body of social science research conducted in and around Fars province and the city of Shiraz.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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ANTH436: Japanese Sociolinguistic

Introduction to Japanese sociolinguistics: questionnaire studies, variation analysis, ethnography of communication, conversation analysis, interactional sociolinguistics, and language and social interaction.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH438A: Wmn Health Global Persp

Biocultural perspective on health issues/risks women face around the world using a life cycle approach beginning with the birth of girl babies through the aging process.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
97

ANTH439A: Intro Dendrochronology

Survey of dendrochronological theory and methods. Applications to archaeological, geological, and biological dating problems and paleoenvironmental reconstruction. Emphasis on dating methods, developing tree-ring chronologies, and evaluating tree-ring dates from various contexts.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH440A: Cultural Resource Mgmnt

Cultural Resource Management (CRM) involves research to identify, evaluate, and register historic properties, and mitigate adverse impacts to them. The course reviews the legislation, method and theory of CRM to develop the practical skills needed in professional applications.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
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ANTH441A: Nat Rsrc Mgmt Native Com

This course is a survey of basic issues and concepts in natural resource management and the environment in Native communities using integrated case studies that survey all the major varieties of environmental issues in Indian Country in the 21st century. A central theme will be developing tribally-specific solutions to rebuilding the resiliency of degraded ecosystems. We will consider particular case studies such as: tribal sovereignty, land tenure, reserved rights and Native claims; Native knowledge systems and Western science; co-management and restoration; water; fish and wildlife; agriculture and rangeland management; energy, mining and nuclear waste; and global climate change.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

ANTH442A: Field Training in Archaeology

Archaeological methods, theory, and field techniques. Three-week field excavation and survey.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
99

ANTH442B: Field Training in Archaeology

Archaeological methods, theory, and field techniques. Three-week laboratory processing and analysis.
Terms offered: Summer 2019

ANTH446A: Mapping Ancient Cities

The course will introduce the student to the history, theory and archaeological evidence for city and landscape planning from the Minoan, Etruscan, Greek and Roman periods. In addition the course will consider some of the most modern techniques (digital cartography, remote sensing and GIS) in the study of ancient cities and will offer the student the opportunity to learn and practice a number of these modern techniques, including the use of AutoCAD.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
100

ANTH450: Social Inequality

Theories of social class, caste, and rank; social mobility in contemporary society.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH452: Etruscan Art+Archaeology

This course surveys the art and archaeology of the Etruscan culture from the question of its origins in the Bronze Age to its absorption by the Romans in the first century A.D. Questions of DNA analysis and origin theory, art and architecture, history, interface with the Romans, diversity of individual cities, confederation centers and language will also be discussed.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
101

ANTH453B: Mesoamerican Archaeology

Development of culture in Mexico and Central America from the origins of agriculture through the Spanish Conquest. Course focuses on the culture of Mexico north of the Maya area.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH455A: Field Archaeology-Lab Techn

Archaeological lab techniques involve training students to working with archaeological materials in the field laboratory. The course provides training in artifact identification, cleaning, conservation and analysis that covers a wide range of material categories.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
102

ANTH455B: Field Archaeology-Excavation

Archaeological field techniques involving experience working with archaeological sites and materials in the field. The course provides training in field techniques, artifact identification, and mapping. Some programs will also offer experience in both survey and excavation.
Terms offered: Summer 2019

ANTH456B: Old World Prehistory

A survey and interpretation of archaeological evidence for human cultural development of the Old World prior to the appearance of anatomically modern humans. Course covers hunting and gathering to the roots of urban society following the Ice Age.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
103

ANTH457: Archaeology and Heritage

The past is not over: It is appropriated, contested, and rewritten every day. It has the power to propagate political ideology, solidify group identity, and even to generate revenue. This class explores such global issues within the burgeoning field of Archaeological Heritage.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

ANTH461A: French Linguistics

This course will introduce the study of French from a linguistic point of view. The area to be covered will be chosen from: phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, dialect and social variation, pragmatics, discourse analysis.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
104

ANTH464: Arch:Greek Religion & Ritual

This class explores the archaeological evidence for ritual and religion in the Greek world from the Neolithic through the Classical periods. We discuss how to identify various sacred sites and artifacts, and how to interpret evidence we believe may be from a religious context.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

ANTH467: Race + Ethnic Relations

Social processes involved in minority groups in terms of race, caste, class, ethnicity, politics, and religion.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
105

ANTH468: Human Osteology

Human osteology for the archaeologist and biological anthropologist; techniques of in situ and laboratory identification, preservation and measurement.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH469: Ethnobotany

Explores the role of plants in non-industrialized societies from ancient to modern times. Includes ethnobotanical techniques, cultural classifications, wild resources, traditional farming.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
106

ANTH476: Language In Culture

Survey of the nature of the interrelationships between language and other cultural phenomena.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
107

ANTH484: Anth of Migration and Border

This course examines some recent anthropological approaches to migration with a focus on the construction of borders and boundaries as a key problematic in understanding 21st century migration policies and practices. Throughout the course, the students examine the socio-cultural, economic, political and historical conditions that have given shape to the contemporary US-Mexico border. Students will be putting into practice anthropological data collection methods and frameworks for data analysis. Students will do so by conducting interviews and doing an analysis of what they found that will form the basis on their three section presentations and their final presentations and papers. The course will offer the opportunity for peer-to-peer training opportunities between graduate and undergraduate students as well as cross-cultural educational experiences.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
108

ANTH487: Fem Interpretations of Health

This course examines health as a biomedical and ideological category in relation to questions of gender, race, class and sexuality. Issues include the social, cultural, and institutional contexts shaping health and disease patterns; societal understandings of those contexts and patterns; and relationships between health and social inequality.
Terms offered: Summer 2019

ANTH490: Women Mid East Societ

Middle Eastern society viewed from the perspective of women. Examines the extent to which formal definitions of women's nature and roles coincide with women's self-images and activities.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
109

ANTH492: Directed Research

Individual or small group research under the guidance of faculty.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH493: Internship

Specialized work on an individual basis, consisting of training and practice in actual service in a technical, business, or governmental establishment.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
110

ANTH495A: Sp Top Archaeology

The course content, as taught in any one semester, depends on student need and interest, and on the research/teaching interests of the participating faculty member.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

ANTH496F: Ceramic Analysis

The development and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registrants, with the exchange of the results of such research through discussion, reports, and/or papers.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
111

ANTH498A: Senior Thesis

This course is normally taken as a two-semester sequence. In the first semester the student performs research under the supervision of a faculty member. During the second semester, the student writes a thesis that presents the result of their research.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH498H: Honors Thesis

An honors thesis is required of all the students graduating with honors. Students ordinarily sign up for this course as a two-semester sequence. The first semester the student performs research under the supervision of a faculty member; the second semester the student writes an honors thesis.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
112

ANTH499: Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH499H: Honors Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
113

ANTH500: Topics Of Egyptology

This course will survey both the historical development of Egyptology and the archaeological, art historical, literary and other methodologies utilized by this discipline. Graduate-level requirements include additional readings.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH505A: Intro Arch Conservation

Course introduces the principles of archaeological conservation, techniques, for characterizing artifact materials and burial conditions, methods for documentation, stabilizing, removal and packing of delicate finds in the field, and controlled excavation of block lifts in the lab. Graduate-level requirements include an additional research paper on an assigned topic on aspects of archaeological conservation.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
114

ANTH508: Mex-Am Cultural Perspect

A critical examination of Mexican American culture as portrayed in the social sciences. An assessment of the social, political, and economic factors influencing representations of Mexican Americans.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH509: Economic Anthropology

An analysis of the social and cultural construction of gender across cultures. Emphasis will be on preindustrial societies, using data to test theories of gender. Graduate-level requirements include an in-depth research paper.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
115

ANTH515: Am Indians+Urban Exprnce

This class explores a series of topics and themes focused on Native Peoples and urban settings, including migration, urbanization and the creation of cities and urban communities. The class will emphasis: literature; U.S. policy; and theoretical and practical implications. Graduate-level requirements include to present a 15-20 page research paper as opposed to a 5-8 page term paper. Graduate students will also be graded on a total of 500 points as opposed to 250 points.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

ANTH517A: North African Societies

The objectives are to highlight the thematic, theoretical, and methodological approaches and contributions in the field of North African studies and to underline the relationship, continuities, and discontinuities between the colonial past and postcolonial realities. Graduate-level requirements include a 12 page bibliographic essay and a 25 page final paper.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
116

ANTH518: Southwest Land+Society

The course encompasses the greater Southwest, including northern Mexico from pre-Columbian times to the present. Evidence from archaeology, ethnology, linguistics, and biological anthropology is integrated. Emphasis is placed on the interaction of Indian, Hispanic, and Euroamerican peoples and their adaptation to and exploitation of the natural environment through time. Graduate-level requirements include an in-depth familiarity with a subfield of choice through preparation of a substantial research paper (15-25 pages) and submission of weekly critical memos on required readings.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

ANTH521: Ethnology North America

Origin and distribution of native populations of North America; historical development and interrelations of cultures. Graduate-level requirements include an oral presentation and a research paper.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
117

ANTH528A: Globalization: Env & Religions

This course discusses the impact of globalization on the environment and ecology, with a particular focus on indigenous cultures and religions in the context of environmental instability. Graduate-level requirements include a 25-30 page double-spaced research synthesis and reflective paper that reflects your understanding of Globalization and the Environment and 4 book reviews from books used in class.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
118

ANTH530: Ancient Greek Technology

This course examines the technological achievement of Ancient Greeks from Prehistoric to Roman times. It is structured around key crafts, such as ceramics, stone and bronze sculpture, ivory-working, glass-making, carpentry, and weaving. The production sequence for each craft is presented, as well as the interconnectedness among different crafts. Visits to local craft studios promote an experiential learning. Students learn how craft practitioners carried out major technological projects, ranging from temple construction, to time-recording machinery, water engineering, and ship construction. The low social status of the workers is contrasted with the elevated appreciation of their products. The impact of environmental, economic, and cultural factors on the endurance, innovation, or abandonment of technological expertise is also addressed.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
119

ANTH531: Primate Sexuality

Human sexuality is explored through discussing the evolution of non-human primate anatomy, physiology, and behavior. Topics include comparative reproductive anatomy and reproductive health, mating strategies, mate choice, parenting and parental investment, and socioendocrinology (the study of behavior-hormone relationships).
Terms offered: Spring 2019

ANTH531A: Tradition Ecological Knowledge

An introduction to the growing literature on traditional ecological knowledge and its relationships to the ecological and social sciences. Graduate-level requirements include preparing for and leading a class discussion on a specific topic.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
120

ANTH532: Iranian Culture and Society

This course considers Iranian society and culture from the point of view of the social sciences, supplemented by insights provided through fiction and film. Course content focuses on twentieth-century and contemporary Iran. Topics will include tribal society, rural society, urban life, and their interactions; social structure; Iranian identity; gender; minority groups, language; religious beliefs and rituals; and political movements. The class will pay particular attention to how Iranian society and culture have been studied, by whom, and how these have changed over time. The course will emphasize the subject of diversity in Iran, and have a particular focus on the large body of social science research conducted in and around Fars province and the city of Shiraz.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
121

ANTH536: Japanese Sociolinguistic

Introduction to Japanese sociolinguistics: questionnaire studies, variation analysis, ethnography of communication, conversation analysis, interactional sociolinguistics, and language and social interaction. Graduate-level requirements include a substantial term paper and may include extra readings and an additional weekly meeting when the class is convened with JPN 436.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH536A: Medical Anthropology

Anthropology of illness and health. Lay perceptions of health, ethnophysiology and pathology; pluralistic ideas about illness experiences; indigenous ideas about preventative and promotive health; folk dietetics; social labeling; and illness responsibility attribution. Emphasis on the study of health culture and how the subjective experience of illness and health is influenced by cultural variables. Draws upon cross-cultural ethnographic research and consideration of American health culture.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
122

ANTH539A: Intro Dendrochronology

Survey of dendrochronological theory and methods. Applications to archaeological, geological, and biological dating problems and paleoenvironmental reconstruction. Emphasis on dating methods, developing tree-ring chronologies, and evaluating tree-ring dates from various contexts. Graduate-level requirements include a research paper reviewing critically some aspect of dendrochronology.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH540A: Cultural Resource Mgmnt

Cultural Resource Management (CRM) involves research to identify, evaluate, and register historic properties, and mitigate adverse impacts to them. The course reviews the legislation, method and theory of CRM to develop the practical skills needed in professional applications. Graduate-level requirements include extra reading assignments, more class discussion and higher standard for written assignments.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
123

ANTH542A: Field Training in Archaeology

Archaeological methods, theory, and field techniques. Three-week field excavation and survey.
Terms offered: Summer 2019

ANTH542B: Field Training in Archaeology

Archaeological methods, theory, and field techniques. Three-week laboratory processing and analysis.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
124

ANTH546A: Mapping Ancient Cities

The course will introduce the student to the history, theory and archaeological evidence for city and landscape planning from the Minoan, Etruscan, Greek and Roman periods. In addition the course will consider some of the most modern techniques (digital cartography, remote sensing and GIS) in the study of ancient cities and will offer the student the opportunity to learn and practice a number of these modern techniques, including the use of AutoCAD. Graduate-level requirements include making a 30 minute oral presentation to the class on the research project undertaken as a part of the requirements for the course. In addition, graduate students will be responsible for a 25 page paper.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
125

ANTH552: Etruscan Art+Archaeology

Surveys the art and archaeology of the Etruscans between the 7th and 1st centuries B.C. Graduate-level requirements include extensive reading and an in-depth paper.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH553B: Mesoamerican Archaeology

Development of culture in Mexico and Central America from the origins of agriculture through the Spanish Conquest. Course focuses on the culture of Mexico north of the Maya area. Graduate-level requirements include an additional research paper.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
126

ANTH555A: Field Archaeology-Lab Techn

Archaeological lab techniques involve training students to working with archaeological materials in the field laboratory. The course provides training in artifact identification, cleaning, conservation and analysis that covers a wide range of material categories. Graduate-level requirements include daily notebooks of their experiences and observations in the lab. Must develop and present a research project. Notebooks and research project requires more complex observations and sophisticated analyses and projects.
Terms offered: Summer 2019

ANTH555B: Field Archaeology-Excavation

Archaeological field techniques involving experience working with archaeological sites and materials in the field. The course provides training in field techniques, artifact identification, and mapping. Some programs will also offer experience in both survey and excavation. Graduate-level requirements include daily notebooks of their experiences and observations in the lab. Must develop and present a research project. Notebooks and research project requires more complex observations and sophisticated analyses and projects.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
127

ANTH556B: Old World Prehistory

A survey and interpretation of archaeological evidence for human cultural development of the Old World prior to the appearance of anatomically modern humans. Course covers hunting and gathering to the roots of urban society following the Ice Age. Graduate-level requirements include a research paper.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

ANTH557: Archaeology and Heritage

The past is not over: It is appropriated, contested, and rewritten every day. It has the power to propagate political ideology, solidify group identity, and even to generate revenue. This class explores such global issues within the burgeoning field of Archaeological Heritage. Graduate-level requirements include additional readings, longer papers (about 25% more than the undergrad papers) and give more detailed presentations with handouts. The quality of their work will be assessed with higher scrutiny and a greater proportion of their grade will be based on writing assignments.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
128

ANTH562A: Archaeological Quan Meth

Intensive review of the theory and application of statistical and mathematical methods to archaeological data.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

ANTH564: Arch:Greek Religion & Ritual

This class explores the archaeological evidence for ritual and religion in the Greek world from the Neolithic through the Classical periods. We discuss how to identify various sacred sites and artifacts, and how to interpret evidence we believe may be from a religious context. Graduate-level requirements include presenting summaries of assigned readings; leading discussions on certain topics; writing a more in-depth paper with an additional 1000 words in length compared to the undergraduate papers, and with more bibliographic references required.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
129

ANTH568: Human Osteology

Human osteology for the archaeologist and biological anthropologist; techniques of in situ and laboratory identification, preservation and measurement. Graduate-level requirements include an additional research paper.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH576: Language In Culture

Survey of the nature of the interrelationships between language and other cultural phenomena. Graduate-level requirements include a research paper and a journal-style review of a major monograph.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
130

ANTH583: Sociolinguistics

Contributions of the ethnography of communication, language variation studies, and conversation/discourse analysis to the interdisciplinary development of sociolinguistics.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
131

ANTH584: An Anthropology of Migration

This course examines some recent anthropological approaches to migration with a focus on the construction of borders and boundaries as a key problematic in understanding 21st century migration policies and practices. Throughout the course, the students examine the socio-cultural, economic, political and historical conditions that have given shape to the contemporary US-Mexico border. Students will be putting into practice anthropological data collection methods and frameworks for data analysis. Students will do so by conducting interviews and doing an analysis of what they found that will form the basis on their three section presentations and their final presentations and papers. The course will offer the opportunity for peer-to-peer training opportunities between graduate and undergraduate students as well as cross-cultural educational experiences.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
132

ANTH590: Women Mid East Society

Middle Eastern society viewed from the perspective of women. Examines the extent to which formal definitions of women's nature and roles coincide with women's self-images and activities. Graduate-level requirements include an additional paper.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

ANTH595A: Sp Top Archaeology

The course content, as taught in any one semester, depends on student need and interest, and on the research/teaching interests of the participating faculty member. Graduate-level requirements include extra sessions with instructor, additional readings, and a major research paper.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
133

ANTH595D: Spcl Tops Biologic Anth

The course, as taught in any one semester, depends on student need and interest, and the research/teaching interests of the participating faculty member. Graduate-level requirements include more advanced coursework and a major term paper.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH596D: Paleontol Sediment Geol

The development and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registrants, with the exchange of the results of such research through discussion, reports, and/or papers.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
134

ANTH596F: Ceramic Analysis

The development and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registrants, with the exchange of the results of such research through discussion, reports, and/or papers.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH596T: Lgbt-Hist of North Am

The course focuses on the development of lesbian and gay community and politics in North America in the 20th and 21st centuries, starting with colonial America and ending up with transnational queer life in the post-Stonewall period. The course aims to develop an appreciation for sexual diversity in North American history. Graduate-level requirements include 8-12 page paper and additional readings each week.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
135

ANTH597C: Dendochronology

Hands-on, quantitative construction and assessment of dendrochronologies using software of the Dendrochronological Program Library and other computer resources.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

ANTH597J: Dendroarchaeology

An intensive introduction to the practical application of dendrochronology to a selected topic drawn from archaeology, ecology, forest science, or geoscience. Graduate-level requirements include synthesis and presentation of analytical results.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
136

ANTH599: Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work. Graduate students doing independent work which cannot be classified as actual research will register for credit under course number 599, 699, or 799.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH604: Pwr+Viol Cntrl Am+Mexico

This course examines recent approaches to politics, culture, and power in Central America and southern Mexico from the perspective of sociocultural anthropology and history.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
137

ANTH608A: History Of Anthro Theory

An overview of early theoretical tools used in anthropological research.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH612: Anth Of Modernity

Course identifying and analyzing characteristically modern social forms; their historical emergence; role of colonial and imperial projects; articulation with locales on various scales and impact on the politics of self and community in cases from around the world
Terms offered: Fall 2019
138

ANTH613: Culture And Power

This course examines approaches to the relationship between culture and power through classic and more recent work drawing on cases from various periods and from around the world. After some conceptual work on approaches to theorizing culture and power (are they things? processes? effects? heuristic devices?) we turn to their articulations in a number of case studies.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

ANTH620: Linguistic Field Tech

Practice in asking linguistically informed and ethnographically sensitive questions in face-to-face interaction with a linguistic consultant; techniques of language data analysis and description.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
139

ANTH636: Found Of Archeo Interp

Surveys the history of archaeological interpretation. Central concepts in archaeological method and theory are presented.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH637: Archaeol Methodology

Surveys the fundamental principles, methods, and techniques of archaeological analysis and inference from a multidisciplinary perspective.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
140

ANTH638: Culture Contact+Colonial

This course focuses on anthropological approaches to the study of culture contact and colonialism. Particular emphasis is placed on archaeological and ethnohistorical approaches to the relationships between native peoples and Europeans in the 16th through 18th centuries in southeastern and southwestern North America. The course includes a history of theoretical perspectives in sociopolitical context as well as a critical review of contemporary culture contact and colonialism theory.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

ANTH680: Found Linguistic Anth

An introductory survey of the major linguistic-anthropological theories and modes on analysis as these have developed over the last century, with a textual focus on original articles. Topics include: language; culture and thought; semiotics; social interaction; verbal art.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
141

ANTH681: Keywords Linguistic Ant

This course probes the critical connections between language and culture through the keywords of culture, community, identify, heteroglossia, power, and ideology and includes the work of influential social theorists such as Mikhail Bakhtin, Michel Foucault, and Pierre Bourdieu.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH693: Internship

Specialized work on an individual basis, consisting of training and practice in actual service in a technical, business, or governmental establishment.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
142

ANTH694: Practicum

The practical application, on an individual basis, of previously studied theory and the collection of data for future theoretical interpretation.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH696A: Archaeology

The development and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registrants, with the exchange of the results of such research through discussion, reports, and/or papers.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
143

ANTH696B: Cultural Anthropology

The development and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registrants, with the exchange of the results of such research through discussion, reports, and/or papers.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

ANTH696D: Biological Anthropology

The development and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registrants, with the exchange of the results of such research through discussion, reports, and/or papers.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
144

ANTH696M: Gender/Sex+Intrnl Migrat

The course examines sexuality as the site where multiple concerns about international migration (including social, cultural, political, economic and national) are expressed and contested, in the context of globalization and transnationalism.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH699: Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work. Graduate students doing independent work which cannot be classified as actual research will register for credit under course number 599, 699, or 799.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
145

ANTH900: Research

Individual research, not related to thesis or dissertation preparation, by graduate students.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH909: Master's Report

Individual study or special project or formal report thereof submitted in lieu of thesis for certain master's degrees.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
146

ANTH910: Thesis

Research for the master's thesis (whether library research, laboratory or field observation or research, artistic creation, or thesis writing). Maximum total credit permitted varies with the major department.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ANTH920: Dissertation

Research for the doctoral dissertation (whether library research, laboratory or field observation or research, artistic creation, or dissertation writing).
Terms offered: Fall 2019
147

ANTH920: Feminist Theories I

This course is Part 1 of a two-semester survey of feminist theories. The course covers major issues, debates and texts of feminist theory and situates feminist theory in relation to a variety of intellectual and political movements. The course is a discussion format and requires active participation of all students.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

ANTH900: Logic+Critical Thinking

Students will develop rational thinking skills through a combination of theory and practice. They will discuss good and bad thinking habits, learning to apply the former and to avoid the latter. This class includes an introduction to truth-tables and rules of inference in symbolic logic. The aim is to improve students' capacity for rational reasoning, question widely held beliefs, resist empty rhetoric and propaganda, distinguish relevant from irrelevant considerations, and construct sound arguments. PHIL 110 satisfies the math requirement for some majors.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
148
Arabic
149

ARB101: Elementary Arabic I

Conversation and readings in modern standard Arabic.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ARB102: Elementary Arabic II

Conversation and readings in modern standard Arabic.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
150

ARB199: Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ARB299: Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
151

ARB399: Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ARB401: Intermediate Arabic I

Intermediate conversation and readings in modern standard Arabic.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
152

ARB402: Intermediate Arabic II

Intermediate conversation and readings in modern standard Arabic.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ARB405: Advanced Arabic I

The course promotes multiple literacies in an integrated approach to Arabic language and culture studies and builds students' ability to function at the advanced level in a variety of topics.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
153

ARB406: Advanced Arabic II

The course promotes multiple literacies in an integrated approach to Arabic language and culture studies and builds students' ability to function at the advanced level in a variety of topics.
Terms offered: Summer 2019

ARB407: 4th Year Arabic I

This course is aimed at students with solid advanced level language skills. Building on this foundation, the course is designed to promote the development of superior level proficiency by increasing students' vocabulary, strengthening reading ability, strengthening writing ability, refining and expanding knowledge of sentence structure and the mechanism of the Arabic verb system.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
154

ARB408: 4th Year Arabic II

The course is designed to promote the development of superior level proficiency in all four-language skills by increasing students' vocabulary, strengthening the reading abilities, refining and expanding students' knowledge of sentence structure and the mechanism of the Arabic verb system.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

ARB427A: Colloq Moroccan Arabic

Introduction to Moroccan, its vocabulary, structure and sound system through a communicative learning approach.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
155

ARB450: Arabic Language Variation

This course (content course to be offered in Arabic) is aimed at both native Arabic-speaking students and advanced-level Arabic language learners. It focuses on aspects of Arabic linguistic variation in the Middle East and North African (MENA) region. It is designed to enhance all the four language skills at the advanced level. Special focus is given to strengthening students' strategies of academic reading and writing. As a content course, it aims at deepening students' knowledge of Arabic linguistic variation. The course adopts three approaches to the study of linguistic variation: linguistic-comparative, sociolinguistic, and discourse-based. The linguistic-comparative approach employs a descriptive method that examines aspects of linguistic variation in the linguistic features (lexicon, grammar, phonology, and morphology) of Standard Arabic and in the dialects. Special focus is given to the differences between Standard Arabic and the dialects in the above features. The sociolinguistic approach examines how linguistic variation can be explained by certain sociolinguistic factors (speaker-oriented and hearer-oriented) such as gender, class, education, and context of use. The discourse-based approach examines the alternation in use between Standard Arabic and the vernacular dialects in literary, religious, political, and educational discourses/texts.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
156

ARB484A: Interm Levantine Arb I

This situation-based course builds on the proficiency acquired in the second "Conversational Levantine Arabic" course or equivalent, and assists the student in reaching an intermediate-high level of proficiency in oral communication and aural comprehension.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ARB484B: Interm Levantine Arb II

Intermediate Levantine Arabic II is the fourth course in the Levantine Arabic sequence begun in "Conversational Levantine Arabic". The course focuses on spoken rather than Standard written Arabic, and will therefore target primarily the oral/aural skills, speaking and listening.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
157

ARB490: Advanced Arabic Media

Arabic Media content encompasses a wide variety of themes and styles that may come across as hard to decipher for Arabic learners. However, media language can become largely predictable once students possess a "toolkit" that they can use to navigate each theme and accompanying style. This course will address a variety of themes ranging from current affairs to sports and natural disasters that will offer students the opportunity to tackle content that is typical of media texts and prepare them for reading authentic news by themselves. Students will learn how to discuss these topics as well as describe and narrate events both orally and in writing and in multi-modal form. The course embraces the diglossic nature of Arabic by explicitly integrating and welcoming use of materials that include Modern Standard Arabic as well as the various Arabic dialects. It is aligned with ACTFL's updated Arabic guidelines that perceive the Arabic language as a continuum in which both the local varieties and Modern Standard Arabic constitute a whole in terms of usage. Moreover, the course builds students' digital literacy by providing them opportunities for research as well as oral and written production in Arabic using technology. This is also intended to support student autonomy, learning inside and outside the classroom and their ability to continue using these skills beyond this course. In fact, it is expected that students will start using Arabic news sources as one of the venues where they will get their news especially if they are interested in getting multiple perspectives on the same story. Active participation is expected from all members of the class. Students get a chance to choose the news stories that interest them for their homework as long as they are related to the theme of the week. They read, watch, or listen to the stories then briefly present and discuss them with classmates in class. Where disagreement on issues occurs, respectful behavior that is inclusive of all is expected from all participants in the discussions. The themes that will be covered in the course include the following and may be modified to include others as needed: Elections, Diplomacy, Violence, War and Military Action, Economy, Law, Trade and Industry, and Natural Disasters. Each theme will take about 1.5 weeks on average (3 sessions) to complete followed by projects and presentations that integrate themes covered till then.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
158

ARB496B: Spcl Tpcs Arabic Studies

The development and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting. The scope of work shall vary depending on the content of the course.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ARB498: Senior Capstone

A culminating experience for majors involving a substantive project that demonstrates a synthesis of learning accumulated in the major, including broadly comprehensive knowledge of the discipline and its methodologies. Senior standing required.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
159

ARB499: Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ARB499H: Honors Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
160

ARB505: Advanced Arabic I

The course promotes multiple literacies in an integrated approach to Arabic language and culture studies and builds students' ability to function at the advanced level in a variety of topics.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ARB506: Advanced Arabic II

The course promotes multiple literacies in an integrated approach to Arabic language and culture studies and builds students' ability to function at the advanced level in a variety of topics.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
161

ARB507: 4th Year Arabic I

This course is aimed at students with solid advanced level language skills. Building on this foundation, the course is designed to promote the development of superior level proficiency by increasing students' vocabulary, strengthening reading ability, strengthening writing ability, refining and expanding knowledge of sentence structure and the mechanism of the Arabic verb system. Graduate-level requirements include three additional essays (1-2 typed pages each.)
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ARB508: 4th-Year Arabic II

The course is designed to promote the development of superior level proficiency in all four-language skills by increasing students¿ vocabulary, strengthening the reading abilities, refining and expanding students¿ knowledge of sentence structure and the mechanism of the Arabic verb system. Graduate-level requirements include three additional essays (1-2 typed pages each).
Terms offered: Spring 2019
162

ARB550: Arabic Language Variation

This course (content course to be offered in Arabic) is aimed at both native Arabic-speaking students and advanced-level Arabic language learners. It focuses on aspects of Arabic linguistic variation in the Middle East and North African (MENA) region. It is designed to enhance all the four language skills at the advanced level. Special focus is given to strengthening students' strategies of academic reading and writing. As a content course, it aims at deepening students' knowledge of Arabic linguistic variation. The course adopts three approaches to the study of linguistic variation: linguistic-comparative, sociolinguistic, and discourse-based. The linguistic-comparative approach employs a descriptive method that examines aspects of linguistic variation in the linguistic features (lexicon, grammar, phonology, and morphology) of Standard Arabic and in the dialects. Special focus is given to the differences between Standard Arabic and the dialects in the above features. The sociolinguistic approach examines how linguistic variation can be explained by certain sociolinguistic factors (speaker-oriented and hearer-oriented) such as gender, class, education, and context of use. The discourse-based approach examines the alternation in use between Standard Arabic and the vernacular dialects in literary, religious, political, and educational discourses/texts.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
163

ARB596B: Spcl Tpcs Arabic Studies

The development and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting. The scope of work shall vary depending on the content of the course. Graduate-level requirements include two additional lengthier essay assignments, including two class presentations.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ARB599: Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work. Graduate students doing independent work which cannot be classified as actual research will register for credit under course number 599, 699, or 799.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
164

ARB699: Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work. Graduate students doing independent work which cannot be classified as actual research will register for credit under course number 599, 699, or 799.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
165
Care, Health, and Society
166

CHS202: Connecting Society & Health

To better prepare students for the MCAT, health-related majors (e.g., Care, Health & Society), and health-related professions, this course introduces students to the sociological study of society and health. During the semester, students will explore fundamental sociological theories, perspectives, and concepts. Specific topics include doing sociological research, culture, socialization, social interaction and social structure, groups and organizations, deviance, social class and social stratification, race and ethnicity, sex and gender. Students will also connect sociological theories, perspectives, and concepts to health-related outcomes like mental health, physical health, lifestyle, genetics, and mortality risk.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

CHS204: Intro to Helping Professions

What makes people want to help others? What are the different ways that workers are socialized to care for clients? How do bureaucracies and technologies structure the delivery of care? How do helping professionals understand the meaning of their work and the conditions of those they serve? What are the different career options for individuals interested in caring for others? This survey course provides students an opportunity to explore these and other issues and to learn from representatives of the various helping professions.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
167

CHS206: Introduction to Pastoral Care

This course will introduce students to the subject of pastoral and spiritual care. It will explore spirituality and religion, within interfaith contexts, for the sake of healing and human flourishing. In a format that combines lecture with in-class exercises, students will gain both conceptual knowledge and practical skills.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

CHS303: Health and Society

Organization of health care in the U.S.; its impact on patients and society; health care practitioners; medical industries; policy debates.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
168

CHS305: Suffer+Care In Society

How societies interpret the reality of human suffering; the organization and politics of care; the status and experiences of individuals whose work involves caring for others.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

CHS306: Interprofessional Care

This course prepares students who are pursuing a career in the helping professions to work as members of interdisciplinary teams.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
169

CHS309: Ethical Issues-Helping Profess

This course examines ethical dilemmas common to paid care professionals.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
170

CHS334: Community Health

This course introduces students to the challenges faced by low-income populations when utilizing -- and failing to utilize -- the American healthcare system. Each class session will present an actual case study drawn from the community of Tucson. Students will have the opportunity to learn the details of the case, explore the past and present real-life world of the patient, examine the specific barriers to treatment, investigate the resources -- or lack thereof -- available, and then create a proposed healthcare solution specific for that patient. Ongoing topics will include the lived experiences of low-income populations and the co-morbid effects of drug use, alcohol abuse, mental illness, physical trauma, nutritional deficits, sexually transmitted disease, and societal stigmatization.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
171

CHS350: Environment, Health, & Society

This course examines the relationships between human health and the environment from a sociological viewpoint. Using an interdisciplinary sociological perspective, we will explore the increasing number of illnesses linked to environmental contamination and disasters. Since this is a course in the social sciences, only a basic understanding of the biological and chemical nature of environmental pollution will be needed. Our focus will be on the socioeconomic production of environmental health risks and how science and public policy are contested by various stakeholders.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

CHS393: Internship

Specialized work on an individual basis, consisting of training and practice in actual service in a technical, business, or governmental establishment.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
172

CHS401: Health Disparities in Society

This course introduces students to the sociological study of health disparities. The purpose of the course is to examine the link between social position and health patterns in the US population. Specific topics include, for example, socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity, gender, aging, family, and religious involvement.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

CHS404: Sociology of Mental Health

What is mental illness? Who is likely to become mentally ill? Poor mental health and mental illness are often viewed as biological or genetic flaws. Sociologists, however, argue that mental illness is socially constructed, and that population mental health is profoundly shaped by social conditions. In this course, we will explore sociological understandings of mental health and illness.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
173

CHS406: Reproduction and Society

Reproductive health and well-being involve a responsible, safe and satisfying sex life, the capability to reproduce, and the freedom to control one's reproductive capabilities. This implies access to safe, effective, and affordable methods of fertility regulation and appropriate health care services that enable women to safely experience pregnancy and childbirth. In this course, we examine the social context of various reproductive health issues, including pregnancy, childbirth, and motherhood, reproductive rights, and traditional and alternative ways of creating families. We will also address the social and political implications of reproductive health practices like abortion, social freezing, surrogate motherhood, and determinants of poor reproductive health outcomes, including violence towards women, sexually transmitted diseases, and social, environmental, and behavioral hazards.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
174

CHS421: Sociology of Drugs

This course is an overview of the sociological research related to drug use. We will study the historical significance and social construction of drug use, users, abuse, and addiction. We will cover sociological perspectives on drug use, correlates of drug use, drug lifestyles, and the societal response to drug use. Students are responsible for assigned readings and should ask questions to clarify material in the book. In addition, some of the material required to complete course requirements will be discussed in class and may not be in the book. At the end of the semester students will have a better understanding of drug use from a sociological perspective. This will be accomplished by exposing students to both classic and contemporary sociological research on drug use.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
175

CHS426: Health Care Fraud & Compliance

This class will look at the devastating effects that healthcare fraud has on the financial resources of the United States. We will review cases of healthcare fraud that involved more than just money - the ultimate price - human lives. As of 2015, the government has collected and returned over $29.4 billion to the Medicare Trust Fund. This does not take into account repayment to the Medicaid fund or other commercial payers. In 2017, the USA has budgeted 28% of the federal budget for healthcare. This amount is highest of all the other categories including defense (21%) and pensions (Social Security 25%.) We will review healthcare fraudulent schemes and methods to detect these schemes. Who are the perpetrators? Who are the victims? Methods of investigation will be explored to look at how to prevent fraud with current laws, task forces and compliance efforts. Whistleblowers will be discussed regarding their efforts to stop healthcare fraud and the risks they took to come forward. The class will also examine the many free resources available to the public on the topic of healthcare fraud. Students will have a chance to investigate possible career paths related to fighting healthcare fraud.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
176

CHS460: Self-Care - Helping Profession

The emotional, physical and spiritual demands of the caring and health professions are significant. Students are introduced to the importance of wellness and self-care practices as they consider careers in the helping professions. This course will explore the impact of cultivating compassion vs. empathy in working with clients/patients, as well as offer students an opportunity to cultivate a wellness/self-care practice in their own lives. The course culminates in a research paper on the student's selected wellness/self-care practice.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

CHS476: Rsch & Analysis of Health Data

This course introduces students to the quantitative analysis of health disparity data. Specific topics include data processing, data description, bivariate analysis, and multivariate analyses. The course emphasizes reading, conducting, and interpreting quantitative research.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
177

CHS480: Qual Analysis of Health Data

Qualitative, non-­-statistical social science research can form the basis of important discoveries about individuals, organizations and societies. Qualitative methods help to better understand `how' and `why' we do things in a certain way rather than `how often', `how many' or `how much'. The field of health, illness and care generates complex research questions about behaviors, perceptions and practices, which sometimes cannot be fully and appropriately addressed by quantitative methods alone. Therefore this course introduces students to the theoretical and practical principles and approaches of qualitative research methods and provides an overview of the most commonly used qualitative research techniques. During the semester students will reflect on formulating research questions in their field of interest and selecting appropriate research designs. Students will identify research topics, develop research questions, and learn how to generate, analyze and write up qualitative data. Furthermore, students will practice their skills in the critical appraisal of qualitative research studies. Students will have the possibility to acquire methodological skills of qualitative research by conducting their own research project.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
178

CHS497A: Building Healthy Communities

In this course, we will learn how to use social science to create change in our society, right here in the heart of Tucson. Using human-centric design thinking, we will learn about the fields of applied sociology and community development and apply our in-class learning to development real-world solutions to some of Tucson's most persistent social problems. We will review both the academic and practitioner literature on the processes involved in designing social innovations and use experiential learning to bring about positive social change in our own community.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
179
Communication
180

COMM101: Intro to Study of Comm

This course offers a general introduction to the systematic study of human communication. It is intended to provide a overview of communication study, including definitions of key terms, explanations of foundational concepts and assumptions, a brief history of the discipline, methods of research, and areas of specialized scholarship.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
181

COMM113: Intro Small Group Comm

This course explores how communication functions in small groups. Readings, assignments, and activities are designed to help observe and understand the communication processes and outcomes that occur in small groups. Aspects covered include: verbal and nonverbal communication in groups, the structure and environment of groups, group member roles, group decision making, leadership, conflict management, group development, and meeting management. In this course you will apply communication concepts to actual situations as you participate in small groups throughout the semester. Since you will be building on the material learned in COMM 101, you must have completed, or be enrolled in, COMM 101 to take this class.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
182

COMM114: Intro Interpersonal Comm

An introductory course in interpersonal communication. It is expected that you will finish the course with knowledge of basic interpersonal communication principles, as well as practice in applying those principles in everyday interpersonal settings. To that end, the class will combine readings, lectures, in-class activities, and out-of-class assignments. Emphasis will be on understanding and achieving communication goals in interpersonal relationships, including the following areas: effective listening, emotional expression, self presentation, self disclosure, initiating relationships, maintaining relationships, gaining compliance, and managing conflict.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

COMM117: Culture + Communication

This course provides an overview of culture and communication, isolating similarities and differences across cultures, which affect cultural intergroup and intercultural communication. We address the challenges one faces in attempting to communicate across cultures, and present ways to address these challenges. Students practice intercultural communication to improve their skills and sensitivity.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
183

COMM119: Public Speaking

This course is designed to help students become more comfortable with speaking in public, and to familiarize them with the theory-based, basic skills of public speaking. It will also help to increase students' communication, competence, and effectiveness, as well as improve capabilities in research, and critical thinking. This course will expose students to a variety of everyday speaking occasions.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

COMM209: Intro to Comm Technology

An overview of new communication technology and the process of adoption of new technologies in groups, organizations, and communities.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
184

COMM228: Intro Rsrch Methods Comm

This course will expose students to the logic and conduct of research that is aimed at producing generalizable knowledge about human communication. The goal of the course is to develop students' ability to understand and evaluate social scientific research. Toward that end, students will be exposed to the logic of scientific investigation, different research methods common to the field of communication, statistics, and several special topics in social scientific research. By the end of the semester students will be able to interpret information presented in fundamental statistics and will be able to conduct elementary statistical analyses, in addition to understanding the strengths, weaknesses, and limitations inherent in different research designs.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
185

COMM300: Intro Communication Thry

Origin and development of basic concepts in communication theory and research; survey and analysis of theories and models in research.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

COMM301: Survey/Mass Communicatn

A survey course in mass communication designed to give students an overview of the field. This includes an examination of: (1)fundamental terms, concepts,& theories (2) key figures, events & milestones (3) social, cultural, & technological implications (4) effects & consequences of exposure/use (5) ethical parameters This course explores the historical, social, economic, and cultural forces that have influenced the development of the media. Individual media institutions are examined in terms of the information they distribute, the entertainment they provide, and the influence they bring. Special attention is paid to the audience/medium relationship, as well as to improving audience members' media literacy.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
186

COMM309: Intro Mass Media Effects

This course examines the role of the mass media in the evolution of society and as they impact individuals and groups. It follows an analysis of the process, content, and effects of mass media. Topics covered include news, advertising, and entertainment media content; violent, sexual, and political content and effect; media technologies; cultivation; diffusion of innovations; media events; etc. The course focuses on some major questions, including: (1) What is the role of the media in bringing about shifts and changes in people and social institutions? (2) How do individuals and groups, as media consumers, respond to the content to which they are exposed in the media? and (3) What are some explanations for how media effects on individuals and society occur?
Terms offered: Fall 2019
187

COMM310: Intro to Org Comm

This course is designed to help students become more effective and successful employees and organizational communication professionals by teaching principles and practices in the areas of effective supervisor-subordinate communication, effective coworker communication, participating in formal and informal communication networks, information sharing, intercultural communication in diverse workplaces, conflict management, ethical workplace communication, and a variety of other important communication practices.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

COMM311: Comm Technology Theory

This course will investigate the role that information and information technology plays in our social and communicative processes. It will look at the affects of information access/aggregation and instantaneous communication on management styles, the shape, functionality and utility of modern organizations and societies, the changing role of individuals and the issues of anonymity, privacy and security.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
188

COMM312: Appl Organizational Comm

Analysis of organizational communication processes, and development of interpersonal, presentational, and group communication skills that are useful in business, governmental, and professional organizations. Junior standing suggested.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

COMM313: Comm + Public Relations

Prepares students for achieving effective communication and relationships with various publics on behalf of organizations. Students will learn about the purpose and function of public relations and the theory and principles that guide its practice. The course provides a foundation for the understanding and practice of public relations from a communication perspective. Students will apply coursework to public relations projects and build a public relations portfolio.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
189

COMM314: Creative Professional Comm

The discovery and development of effective creative communication for undergraduate students. The class includes an overview of creativity and communication strategies that relate to personal and professional situations. Learning modules include creative development, promotion techniques and skills as well as focus on establishing, maintaining and leading relationships through the integrated marketing communications process.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

COMM318: Persuasion

Theories of Social Influence with particular attention to the means of changing attitudes and behaviors.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
190

COMM369A: Health Communication

The discipline of health communication focuses on the unique structure and function of communication processes within such areas as physician-patient interactions, public health awareness/prevention/intervention campaigns, community health education, multimedia presentations of health information, and hospital and health-care organizations. This course is designed to: (1) facilitate student learning in the arena of health care communication and (2) provide the opportunity for students to collaborate with at least one Tucson community health group in designing the plans for a health communication campaign.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

COMM393: Internship

Specialized work on an individual basis, consisting of training and practice in actual service in a technical, business, or governmental establishment.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
191

COMM399: Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
192

COMM401: Life-Span Communication

This is an advanced course aimed at providing a broad overview of the ways in which communication affects, and is affected by, the aging process from birth to death. We will read research articles relating to life-span communication. During the course I wish to convey as much about research methods and how to read technical prose as much as communication and the life-span. The exams will test students understanding of the articles (in terms of their methodological and statistical content and their information about life-span communication) as well as lecture material. In class we will be discussing the articles, clarifying problems etc.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
193

COMM402: Comm & Music

This course focuses on the connections between music and Communication from a social scientific perspective. The course includes three broad sections: 1. Music as communication discusses the definition of music as a form of communication, and its connections to verbal and nonverbal communication. 2. Music as mass communication examines social scientific research on motivations for producing and consuming music, as well as music's content and effects. 3. Music as intergroup communication considers music as a communication phenomenon in the context of intergroup relations, focusing on music's role in exacerbating and ameliorating intergroup conflict.
Terms offered: Summer 2019

COMM404: Comm & Leadership

This course introduces students to the role of communication in organizational leadership. Students learn current theory, strategies and tactics for effective leadership communication.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
194

COMM405: Mass Comm And Children

This course employs a developmental perspective to examining the relationship between the mass media and young audience members. Major topics covered include issues related to children and adolescents as a unique audience (e.g., media use habits, attention and comprehension of media content), media and their content (e.g., media violence, advertising, educational programming), media effects (e.g., fear reactions, construction of role and reality perceptions), and intervention issues (e.g., parental mediation of media exposure, media literacy, and relevant public policy).
Terms offered: Spring 2019

COMM407: Family Communication

Focus on issues related to family interaction, functioning, and communication. We will examine research and theories from communication, sociological, and psychological perspectives. Readings and discussions will include coverage of marital, parent-child, sibling, and intergenerational interactions in the family. Research on topics such as marital satisfaction, divorce, courtship, and the impact of the family on its children (and vice versa) will be examined. We will also focus on the nature of family interaction as it is associated with family dysfunction.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
195

COMM410: Struggle for Presidency

Examination of the campaign strategies and tactics of those seeking the nation's most powerful office from 1960 to the present.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

COMM411: Comm+Conflict Management

Consideration of theory and research pertaining to the handling of conflict across diverse contexts.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
196

COMM413: Communication & Gender

This course will explore sex and gender as they relate to communication behavior. Various approaches to the study of sex/gender effects will be covered, as will the implications of adopting these orientations. Emphasis will be placed on empirical evidence of sex/gender similarities and differences in communication. Students will exercise their research skills and analytical ability via major course projects which involve self-directed close examination of selected sex/gender effects.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

COMM415: Nonverbal Communication

Theory and research on nonverbal communication codes (kinetics, touch, voice, appearance, use of space.) and social functions (impression formation and management, relational communication, emotional expressions, regulation of interaction, social influence).
Terms offered: Summer 2019
197

COMM417A: Rel Comm:Close Relations

The relational communication process and messages people use to define interpersonal relationships, including dominance-submissiveness, affection, involvement and similarity in close relationships.
Terms offered: Summer 2019

COMM424: Media & Politics In Amer

Survey of field; media in political campaigns; media coverage of leaders, issues and institutions; leadership strategies to influence media.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
198

COMM426: Public Opinion + Comm

This course explores some enduring research questions concerning mass communication and American public opinion. Important normative and conceptual issues are identified and examined by reviewing some early writings (ca. 1890-1930) in social philosophy and social science. These issues are then investigated further through a review and discussion of relevant research in sociology, political science, social psychology, and mass communication.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

COMM451: Comm & Emotion

This course focuses on the role of emotion in the communication process. We will examine various theoretic perspectives that explain what emotions are and what they do. We will articulate the roles of each class of emotions (joyful, hostile, social, etc.) in human communication, and adjudicate various applications of emotion research and theory in effective communication practice.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
199

COMM469: Advances in Health Comm

This course examines recent advances in research on health communication. Studies will learn about contemporary research including, but not limited to, one or more of the following topics: interpersonal communication and health, media and health communication, and the implications of new communication technologies for health communication. Seminal theories as well as recent research in these topic areas will be discussed.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

COMM493: Internship

Specialized work on an individual basis, consisting of training and practice in actual service in a technical, business, or governmental establishment.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
200

COMM493L: Legislative Internship

Working experience at the Arizona State Legislature; responsibilities draw upon student's area of major expertise and include preparing written and oral reports, summarizing legislative proposals, and providing information to legislators and legislative committees.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

COMM496Z: Topics in Communication

Course is designed to provide a flexible topics seminar for undergraduates across several domains in the field of Communication. Particular emphasis will be placed on the following communication areas: interpersonal, mass, health, political, gender and social influence. Although these topics will be given precedence, other areas such as small group communication, intergroup communication, family communication, and new media/technologies may also be addressed depending on available personnel.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
201

COMM498H: Honors Thesis

An honors thesis is required of all the students graduating with honors. Students ordinarily sign up for this course as a two-semester sequence. The first semester the student performs research under the supervision of a faculty member; the second semester the student writes an honors thesis.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

COMM499: Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
202

COMM500: Intro Grad Studies/Comm

Familiarize students with the structure of the discipline, prominent theorists and historical developments, as well as beginning to understand more about the process of research and writing in the discipline of Communication.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
203

COMM501: Life-Span Communication

This is an advanced course aimed at providing a broad overview of the ways in which communication affects, and is affected by, the aging process from birth to death. We will read research articles relating to life-span communication. During the course I wish to convey as much about research methods and how to read technical prose as much as communication and the life-span. The exams will test students understanding of the articles (in terms of their methodological and statistical content and their information about life-span communication) as well as lecture material. In class we will be discussing the articles, clarifying problems etc. Graduate-level requirements include additional in-depth papers, research, readings, exams, etc.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
204

COMM505: Mass Comm And Children

This course employs a developmental perspective to examining the relationship between the mass media and young audience members. Major topics covered include issues related to children and adolescents as a unique audience (e.g., media use habits, attention and comprehension of media content), media and their content (e.g., media violence, advertising, educational programming), media effects (e.g., fear reactions, construction of role and reality perceptions), and intervention issues (e.g., parental mediation of media exposure, media literacy, and relevant public policy). Graduate-level requirements include additional readings, additional papers rather than exams and a research paper that will be a research proposal instead of a literature review..
Terms offered: Spring 2019
205

COMM526: Public Opinion + Comm

This course explores some enduring research questions concerning mass communication and American public opinion. Important normative and conceptual issues are identified and examined by reviewing some early writings (ca. 1890-1930) in social philosophy and social science. These issues are then investigated further through a review and discussion of relevant research in sociology, political science, social psychology, and mass communication. Graduate-level requirements include additional readings in the public opinion literature and the paper will involve empirical testing of survey data (paper will be 20-25 pages).
Terms offered: Spring 2019

COMM561: Rsrch Methodologies I

This course will expose students to the logic and conduct of research that is aimed at producing generalizable information about human communication. The goal of the course is to develop student's ability to conduct and evaluate social scientific research.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
206

COMM571: Rsrch Methodologies II

This course will expose students to fundamental and intermediate techniques for the analysis of quantitative data. Descriptive statistics, univariate, and multivariate statistics will be covered throughout the semester. In addition to examining different analytical techniques, students will be exposed to computer programs for statistical analyses.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

COMM599: Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work. Graduate students doing independent work which cannot be classified as actual research will register for credit under course number 599, 699, or 799.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
207

COMM609: Paradigms of Mass Comm

This course is designed to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the prominent social scientific theories of mass communication. It will address the development of media theories from the early stages to the contemporary models. Particular emphasis will be placed on the most notable theories. Upon completion of the course, students should have extensive knowledge of how media theory and research can be applied to explaining the impact of media exposure on individuals and society.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

COMM610: Communication Theory I

An overview of theoretical perspectives on the role of verbal and nonverbal communication in the process of generating and understanding development of interpersonal relationships.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
208

COMM640: Rsrch Methodologies III

Issues in measurement and sampling in laboratory and field research in communication.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

COMM696E: Mass Media

The development and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registrants, with the exchange of the results of such research through discussion, reports, and/or papers.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
209

COMM696H: Comm and Health Messages

Course is a graduate-level seminar in Communication and Health Messages. Students will read primary research in Communication relating to health messages and communication and learn the key theoretical perspectives in the area. They will become familiar with current areas of interest in the topic area and future directions. Course will involve lecture, discussion, and the production of graduate level coursework. Specific content areas will vary by semester and instructor.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

COMM699: Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work. Graduate students doing independent work which cannot be classified as actual research will register for credit under course number 599, 699, or 799.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
210

COMM900: Research

Individual research, not related to thesis or dissertation preparation, by graduate students.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

COMM910: Thesis

Research for the master's thesis (whether library research, laboratory or field observation or research, artistic creation, or thesis writing). Maximum total credit permitted varies with the major department.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
211

COMM920: Dissertation

Research for the doctoral dissertation (whether library research, laboratory or field observation or research, artistic creation, or dissertation writing).
Terms offered: Fall 2019
212
Development Practice
213

DVP600: Foundations of Development

This intensive pre-program course will be taught over a three-week period prior to the start of fall semester, when each new cohort is convened. It is designed to create a shared basic understanding of development for students with different academic and practitioner backgrounds and presents the context of development as a historical process, weaving in the major theories, concepts, and practice strategies that have defined its particular trajectory.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

DVP601: Prin of Social Science for Dev

This course will introduce students to key social science analytical tools relevant to development. It provides training in major development theories and practices through a social justice and rights-based lens and prepares students to understand how relations of power at local and global scales intersect with and shape development efforts.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
214

DVP602: Culture in Sustain Development

This course emphasizes the cultural and spatial dimensions to development practice and promotes sensitivity to the unique development practice challenges related to language and culture. Students are exposed to a range of regional contexts and are expected to expand their knowledge and understanding of a specific cultural area. The specific regional themes focus on the impacts of culture on problems related to health and nutrition, natural resource management, governance, and economic decision-making, among other. Faculty from different core competency disciplines will participate in this course.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
215

DVP621: Nat Resource Mgmt:Applications

This course focuses on the management of natural resources within ecosystems. It introduces students to the management of land and water resources in the context of developing countries. Technical unites explore the management and engineering of irrigation systems, water and sanitation, alternative sources for energy, integrated watershed management, and urban and rural land planning. The course also examines the human element of natural resource management as evidenced in resource-tenure systems, environmental policy, indigenous knowledge systems, participatory management practices, and collaborative management for ecosystem services. The course further introduces the student to techniques for monitoring development using remote sensing and geographic information systems, cost benefit analysis for planning, and multi-criteria decision analysis.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
216

DVP630: Essential Mgmt Principles

This course introduces participants to the structure of development delivery services and the management skills that these delivery systems utilize. It first focuses on the organizational and operational characteristics of the principal development actors (bilateral and multilateral donors, international NGOs, local NGOs, national government agencies, foundations, etc.); then analyzes the sequential steps of the delivery process, including strategic planning, assessment, problem analysis / theory of change, project design, monitoring and evaluation, project administration, proposal development and policy analysis. This course will be administered by a combination of TANGO International Executive Officers and qualified guest lecturers with expertise in relevant fields.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
217

DVP640: Methods Development Practice

This course introduces students to the "culture of inquiry", the basic principles of applied, problem-solving research, and the logic of a mixed methods approach. It then relates research methodology to the development context as defined by the project cycle and project design principles, information systems and management, livelihood and vulnerability assessment (including health, nutrition, and environmental assessment), community and participatory planning, project monitoring and evaluation, and proposal development. In providing a comprehensive overview of the role of information in development, the course is designed to build decision skills in the choice of method and the management of information. Instruction will be provided by faculty and practitioner experts in these fields.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
218

DVP642A: Cross Cohort Workshop

The course will co-convene first and second year MDP students. It is designed to promote a collaborative learning environment for both cohorts. First year students will be expected to prepare for an intensive summer field practicum and produce a proposal for their field projects. Second year students will analyze and present the findings of their projects conducted the previous summer and help to orient the first-year cohort in proposal development and field work. This course will provide a concrete context around which analytical concepts and methodological tools can be evaluated and refined.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

DVP694A: Summer Field Practicum

A core element of the Arizona MDP program is its field practicum. The purpose of the field practicum is to create a structured opportunity for field-tested learning on a closely mentored individual basis. The practicum experience engages students in an on-going specific development practice activity that utilizes cross-disciplinary skills, provides a concrete methodological experience, and involves collaboration and field interaction with local colleagues. The field practicum will be carried out with one of University of Arizona's long-term institutional partners in one of several countries including Brazil, Ethiopia, and Guatemala, or with the international development group TANGO International
Terms offered: Summer 2019
219

DVP697: DVP Workshop

This course provides guidance on the practical application of concepts and principles theoretical learning within a small group setting. It will involve an exchange of ideas and practical methods, skills, and development practice principles and will review best practices.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

DVP699: Independent Study

Qualified Development Practice students will work on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
220

DVP909: The MDP Culmination Project

The Field Practicum will culminate with a Master's Project. In collaboration with field-partners and faculty advisors, students will develop a report on the field research objectives, methods, and outcomes. The Master's project will be refined in the cross-cohort seminar and presented to program faculty and first year students in class as part of the seminar requirements. Additionally, it is anticipated that the Master's Report will reflect each student's chosen second-year specialization within MDP. The project will be presented formally at the annual University of Arizona MDP Forum, involving faculty and leading representatives of the international development community and the MDP network. Student papers will contribute to the MDP Discussion Paper Series, available online as a forum for collaboration among students and faculty engaged in the MDP network and the broader international development community.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
221
English
222

ENGL101: First-Year Composition

Exposition, emphasis on essays.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ENGL101A: 1st-Year Comp with Discussion

Exposition, emphasis on essays with writing discussion.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
223

ENGL102: First-Year Composition

Critical papers on selected subjects.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ENGL106: Engl Comp Esl Students

In this course, international students for whom English is an additional/second language develop academic literacy skills for university writing.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
224

ENGL107: Engl Comp ESL Students

English 101/107 familiarizes students with the social and situated nature of writing--that is, with the ways in which writing is tied to purpose, audience/community, and topic/content. As such, there is a heavy emphasis on community, genre, and rhetorical situation. Through informal and formal writing, students will write in several genres, analyzing how purpose, audience, and context shape research, strategies for organization, and language usage, components that will be developed further in the second semester class. In addition, the course introduces practices of research inquiry in writing. Reflection on students' writing is also formally built into the entire course, culminating in a final portfolio.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
225

ENGL108: Engl Comp ESL Students

Critical papers on selected subjects for ESL students. All entering international students must take a placement examination given at the beginning of each semester and summer session. Contact the Writing Program.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ENGL109H: Adv First-Year Compositn

Critical papers.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
226

ENGL160A2: Food Writing

This course explores the literature of food and food issues and their relationship to cultural values. Students will analyze food as personal and cultural symbol and investigate food writing to explore connections between food traditions and social justice, culture creation, and worldview. The course will consider all types of food writing and in honor of Tucson's recent designation as a City of Gastronomy there will be an emphasis on local community foods, food writing, and food culture. Through research and through personal memories, narratives, and field study, students will compose essays formulating their own arguments about culture using various rhetorical strategies common in food writing. Workshop and revision of essays will also be an important aspect of the course.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
227

ENGL160D1: Critical Cultural Concepts

This course examines--through literature, film, art, and philosophy-different concepts critical to the shaping of primarily "Western" culture(s), with a glance at similar concepts in "non-Western" cultures. The course is also "critical" in the sense that it asks students, through virtually weekly take-home quizzes, to critique these concepts, taking the wheat and letting the chaff be still. Topics may include the ideology of war or human rights; the problem of evil; the figure of the Trickster; and others.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
228

ENGL160D2: Nonhuman Subjects

This course will explore the widely different cultural meanings and symbolic functions attached since ancient times to questions of human identity, values, and boundaries that various representations of the 'Nonhuman' bring to bear on culture and civilization, and on the very definition of what it means to be human. Boundary-challenging (or boundary-confirming) imaginary entities like the monster, the alien, ghosts, and other imaginary (or are they?) beings appear often in our ongoing investigation into who and what we are and what meaning life holds for us (and vice versa). For example, "Monsters": seemingly non-human (though often partly human) prodigies that mix supposedly different levels of being in one grotesque figure that therefore seems "abnormal" -- but also strangely familiar (or, as Sigmund Freud would say, "uncanny"). The emphasis, though, will not be simply on the kinds of monsters that appear in the influential forms of expression we study. Instead, we will analyze monsters as indicators of cultural history. Specifically, we will probe how selected Western and non-Anglo uses of monsters make such figures symbolic carriers of "cultural values" (often called ideologies) at different times and places. These "values" include systems of religious belief, assumptions about the universe and the nature of human being, the differing views of competing cultural groups, distinctions of gender or race or class, notions of social order and disorder (including the locations of power), and ways in which cultural groups establish "others" or "the other" in order to seem clearly "themselves." Monsters, we will see, often become symbols in which cultural conflicts are played out at different points in history, conflicts that emerge from fundamental tensions in Western societies or between Anglo-European and other cultural groups in the Western world. This class assumes that it is vitally important for students today to understand the history of these conflicts and tensions so that we all know more about our cultural roots. It also assumes that it is vital for students to grasp how symbolic figures and works reflect historical and ideological change and to be able to articulate such relationships with strong textual evidence in well-organized analyses and arguments, orally and on paper.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
229

ENGL197A: Thinking + Writing

The practical application of theoretical learning within a group setting and involving an exchange of ideas and practical methods, skills, and principles.
Terms offered: Summer 2019

ENGL197B: Writing Studio

Supplemental writing workshop for designated sections of English 101
Terms offered: Fall 2019
230

ENGL197W: Writing Skills Tutorial

Develop skills in punctuation, basic grammar, and style.
Terms offered: Summer 2019

ENGL199: Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
231

ENGL201: Intro Writ Creat Nonfict

This course is intended to give students a practical understanding of beginning techniques of nonfiction writing, taught through exercises, the writing of original nonfiction, and readings in contemporary nonfiction. The course complements existing courses in poetry (ENGL209) and fiction (ENGL210). All three courses are intended to improve undergraduate education by providing contact hours with Creative Writing faculty members early in the undergraduate's course of study.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ENGL209: Intro Writing Of Poetry

Beginning techniques of poetry writing, taught through exercises, the writing of original poetry, and readings in contemporary poetry.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
232

ENGL210: Intro Writing Of Fiction

Beginning techniques of fiction writing, taught through exercises, the writing of original fiction, and readings in contemporary fiction.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ENGL215: Elmnts of Craft/Creative Write

Multi-genre craft course introducing creative writing craft terms and concepts via intensive reading in poetry, fiction, and nonfiction.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
233

ENGL230: Intro:African Literature

Anglophone and Francophone literature. Focuses on major authors; Achebe, Soyinka, Head, Wa Thiong'O, Brutus, Emecheta. Employs bio-literary analysis.
Terms offered: Summer 2019

ENGL231: Shakespeare Major Plays

A close reading of six to eight plays, including a comedy, a history, a tragedy, and a tragicomedy.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
234

ENGL245: African Lit Translation

Introduction to Francophone African literature coming from the Western part of the African continent, which forms a geographical and cultural entity. Taught in English. Does not count toward fulfillment of language requirement, or the major or minor in French.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ENGL248B: Intro to Fairy Tales

Follows fairy tales from their beginnings in storytelling circles into the literary culture and new media.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
235

ENGL255: Intro To Engl Language

Basic concepts in the study of the English language: history, semantics, phonology, morphology, syntax, and discourse. English in its social context: regional and social varieties, language acquisition, and English as an international language.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ENGL260: Major British Writers

Intensive study of selected works by major British writers.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
236

ENGL263: Tpcs Children Literature

Topics in children's literature, may include "Poetry for children," "Adapting literary classics for children," and others.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
237

ENGL264: U.S. Popular Culture

What can the study of popular cultural forms like Advertisements, Television, Toys, Video Games, YouTube videos, Films and Facebook as well as cultural practices like shopping, viewing habits, and other modes of consumption reveal about US American Values? How do representations of race, class, gender, and sexuality disseminated within these popular texts shape the way we come to see others and ourselves? These are some of the guiding questions we will be exploring in our study of US popular culture. Through an examination of both critical essays and primary texts, students in this course will learn not only how to critically read and interpret various cultural forms, but also will come to understand the ways in which popular culture structures our day to day lives.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
238

ENGL265: Major American Writers

Intensive study of selected works by major American writers.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
239

ENGL266: Young Adult Lit

YA Literature is one of the most popular and quickly growing genres. We will read, discuss, and write about a diverse selection of Young Adult novels in order to explore the many facets of this literature and to consider how it shapes our definitions and understandings of adolescence. We will consider the following questions: What purposes does adolescent/young adult literature serve in our culture and society? How do these texts represent and address the adolescent and the state of adolescence? How does this literature reflect and engage the social and cultural contexts in which it was written? How does this literature portray issues of national, cultural, racial, political, and/or sexual/gender identity?
Terms offered: Spring 2019
240

ENGL280: Intro To Literature

Close reading of literary texts, critical analysis, and articulation of intellectually challenging ideas in clear prose.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ENGL294: Practicum

The practical application, on an individual basis, of previously studied theory and the collection of data for future theoretical interpretation.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
241

ENGL300: Literature and Film

Comparative study of literature and cinema as aesthetic media.
Terms offered: Summer 2019

ENGL301: Intermed Nonfiction Writ


Terms offered: Fall 2019
242

ENGL304: Inter Fiction Writing

Practice in writing short fiction.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ENGL306: Advanced Composition

Study of genre and rhetorical situation; advanced practice in expository writing.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
243

ENGL307: Business Writing

Practice in writing business letters, reports and proposals.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ENGL308: Technical Writing

Analysis and presentation of scientific and technical information.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
244

ENGL309: Poetry Writing

Practice in writing poetry.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ENGL310: Studies in Genres

The origin and evolution of genres in literature, rhetoric, and nonfiction prose, among others.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
245

ENGL311: Sci Fi Short Story

In this class we will explore the literary and cultural phenomenon that is the science fiction short story. You don't have to be a science-fiction reader to enjoy and learn from the work in this course. In fact, a central focus of the class will be to use and to investigate SF-genre reading values and literary reading values simultaneously. We will learn about the deep history of the genre then trace its development from the mid-19th century to the rise of the pulp magazines -- especially Amazing, Galaxy and The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction -- before moving into the highly literary and experimental New Wave of the 1960s. We'll end our survey in the 1980s, perhaps with a brief glance at the present. We'll become familiar with such SF historians, critics and theorists as James Gunn, Brian Aldiss, Darko Suvin and Farah Mendelsohn. We'll delve into one short-story collection, Bradbury's The Martian Chronicles, and we'll read work by such authors as Philip Jose Farmer, Clifford Simak, J.G. Ballard, Harlan Ellison, Bob Shaw, Pamela Zoline, Pamela Sargent and Carol Emshwiller.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
246

ENGL313: Intro Prof+Techn Writing

An introduction to key concepts and practices of professional and technical writing.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ENGL314: Prison Writing

The Prison Writing Course encourages reflection and response to "narratives" about prison and inmates and examines larger societal issues surrounding this topic. The lectures and main assignments will encourage students to look at received perspectives of prison and prison issues (past), allow for response to issues raised in the readings and within class discussions (present), and then give students the opportunity to propose a community project that addresses some issue raised or encountered throughout the course (future).
Terms offered: Spring 2019
247

ENGL322: Struct+Meaning Of Words

An in-depth introduction to the sounds, structures, meanings and history of English words. At the end of the course, you will know more about the answers to questions like this: Why are English alphabet letters pronounced they way they are? How do we use our mouths to make the sounds of English? What makes certain poems sound rhythmic and metrical? What are the rules that govern the construction of English words from suffixes and prefixes? How do children begin to identify and acquire words from the speech they hear? How did English come to be the language spoken in England? Why is English full of borrowed words? Why is English spelling so inconsistent?
Terms offered: Fall 2019
248

ENGL340: Topics In Prof+Tech Wrtg

An advanced topics course on professional and technical writing
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ENGL342: Writers, Women+The Gods

In order to conceptualize the way gender and ethnicity has shaped women's lives in the public and private domain students will "hear" the voices of African American women in ethnography, history and literature as we discuss the Africana concepts of life, health, beauty and family. The experiences of these women, as expressed in literature have become "formidable" presences in African American culture and history. The self-expression and self-definition, expressed by African American women's voices have generated social and political changes in American history that have also impacted the dominant Euro-American culture of American society.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
249

ENGL344: Native Americans In Film

Survey of images of American Indians in cinema, particularly commercial films. Examines differences between the "western" and the "Indian" film and how imagery affects attitudes and policy-making.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

ENGL346: Ambassadorship-Asian Am. Lit.

Studies the concept of "ambassadorship" in Asian American writing, as distinct from "representation" and "translation". The class will study the memoirs of early "ambassadors" of the East and bring those texts to bear on mediations of immigration and narratives of ethnic assimilation in contemporary Asian American fiction. Other course materials include theory, film, and television.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
250

ENGL348: Israeli Fiction+Poetry

The course provides an introduction to major trends in Israeli fiction, poetry, and literary criticism. It also provides a historical background on ideological context and cultural identity formation by learning about Israeli literary accomplishments beginning in the 1880's and ending in the 1990's.
Terms offered: Summer 2019

ENGL351B: Topics LGBTQQC Texts

Survey with emphasis on writers in their literary and historical contexts. From 1950s to contemporary.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
251

ENGL355: English Sociolinguistics

Study of English form and use in relation to social and cultural contexts. Topics include regional and social dialectology, attitudes toward variation and change, strategies of interaction, gender and language use, and politeness, power and politics.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ENGL362: Rhetorical Theory/Inquiry/Prac

This course examines historical trends in rhetoric, both as a field of study and as a practical art. The course connects theories of rhetoric to the historical development of literacy, print and electronic media, forms of public discourse, and literature.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
252

ENGL368: Topics Environ. Lit & Rhetoric

An advanced topics course on environmental literature and rhetoric. This course will explore issues that concern the literature, film, rhetoric, and cultural representation of the environment, nature, or ecological processes. Frameworks from the environmental humanities, particularly the methods of ecocriticism, will inform the approaches of the course.
Terms offered: Summer 2019

ENGL373A: Brit+Am Lit:Beowulf-1600

A survey of British and American literature to 1660, with emphasis on major writers in their literary and historical contexts.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
253

ENGL373B: Brit+Am Lit:Rest-19th C

A survey of British and American literature from 1660 to the Victorian period, with emphasis on major writers in their literary and historical contexts.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ENGL379: Lit & Film: Hist\Theory\Critic

Study of literary and cinematic forms in relationship to each other, with attention to history and theory.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
254

ENGL380: Literary Analysis

Introduction to the various modes, techniques, and terminology of practical criticism.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ENGL389: Introduction to Publishing

This course will consist of both hands-on and academic experience and training in journal publishing; specific sections will be tied to one particular English Department journal.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
255

ENGL393: Internship

Specialized work on an individual basis, consisting of training and practice in actual service in a technical, business, or governmental establishment.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ENGL394: Practicum

The practical application, on an individual basis, of previously studied theory and the collection of data for future theoretical interpretation.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
256

ENGL396A: Junior Proseminar

This junior-level proseminar introduces students to methods and materials of literary research. Content of individual seminars will vary, based upon instructor.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ENGL399: Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
257

ENGL399H: Honors Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ENGL400: Themes Literature + Film

Special topics or themes in literature and film.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
258

ENGL401: Adv Crtv Non-Fict Writ

Writing-Emphasis Course for creative writing majors.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ENGL404: Advanced Fiction Writing

This is a Writing Emphasis Course for the Creative Writing Major. Discussion of student stories in a workshop setting.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
259

ENGL409: Advanced Poetry Writing

This is a Writing Emphasis Course for the Creative Writing Major. Discussion of student poems in a workshop setting.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ENGL410: Teaching Of Composition

Theory and practice of teaching writing in secondary schools and colleges.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
260

ENGL414: Adv Scientific Writing

Preparation of professional literature for publication.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

ENGL431A: Shakespeare

Twelve comedies, histories and tragedies from the period 1590-1600 (including Hamlet).
Terms offered: Fall 2019
261

ENGL431B: Shakespeare

Ten comedies, tragedies and tragicomedies from the period 1601-1613.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ENGL443: Mex-Am Lit In English

Study of the literature, in English or English translation, by Mexican-American authors, or important to the development of Mexican-American literature.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
262

ENGL444: Milton

Survey of Milton's English poetry, with emphasis on Paradise Lost.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
263

ENGL452A: Mixed Media Stories: Text/Film

In Mixed Media Stories, we will study novels and short stories that have been transformed into feature films. The selected stories and films are diverse in terms of genre, place of origin, and intended audience. Stories include works by Indigenous writers from the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, as well as several mainstream classic stories about Native people and issues. For each text and film pairing, we will begin by reading the text, then watch the film version for an opportunity to examine how the stories are changed/adapted to fit the audience and medium. We will explore changes in point of view, presentation of Native themes and issues, character development, stereotypes, etc.¿and the implications of these changes. Through class discussions, assignments, and papers, students will have opportunities to develop their analytical, writing, and professional skills which may be applied to other areas of literary, film, and American Indian studies.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
264

ENGL460: Romantic Literature

Study of selected Romantic poets and their contemporaries.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

ENGL461A: French Linguistics

This course will introduce the study of French from a linguistic point of view. The area to be covered will be chosen from: phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, dialect and social variation, pragmatics, discourse analysis.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
265

ENGL467: Tops French Linguistics

Examines in detail current topics in the linguistic analysis of French. May be repeated when topics vary. Taught in French with readings in French and English.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

ENGL470: Lit & Major Philosophical Trad

Selected works of literature in connection with particular philosophical statements or problems. An honors section is available.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
266

ENGL472: Modern Fiction

American, British, and Continental fiction, with particular attention to the development of characteristically modern techniques.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ENGL478: African American Lit

The study of novels, drama and poetry by leading Black writers.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
267

ENGL486: Topics In Am Literature

A consideration of important authors, works, and themes in American literature.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ENGL493: Internship

Specialized work on an individual basis, consisting of training and practice in actual service in a technical, business, or governmental establishment.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
268

ENGL493H: Honors Internship

Specialized work on an individual basis, consisting of training and practice in actual service in a technical, business, or governmental establishment.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ENGL493L: Legislative Internship

Working experience at the Arizona State Legislature; responsibilities draw upon student's area of major expertise and include preparing written and oral reports, summarizing legislative proposals, and providing information to legislators and legislative committees.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
269

ENGL494: Practicum

The practical application, on an individual basis, of previously studied theory and the collection of data for future theoretical interpretation.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

ENGL494P: Portfolios Prof./Tech. Writing

Students will explore the theories and practices of professional and academic portfolios while simultaneously designing and developing an adaptive identity and a professional persona for post-graduate settings. Students will synthesize work from past and present courses and experiences. They will make complex composition decisions about content, design, structure, and media of their portfolios in connection with identifiable elements of a given rhetorical situation. Students will discuss and apply legal and ethical issues related to portfolio development and publication of 21st century digital identities.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
270

ENGL496A: Auth,Period,Genres+Theme

The development and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registrants, with the exchange of the results of such research through discussion, reports, and/or papers.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ENGL498: Senior Capstone

A culminating experience for majors involving a substantive project that demonstrates a synthesis of learning accumulated in the major, including broadly comprehensive knowledge of the discipline and its methodologies. Senior standing required.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
271

ENGL498H: Honors Thesis

An honors thesis is required of all the students graduating with honors. Students ordinarily sign up for this course as a two-semester sequence. The first semester the student performs research under the supervision of a faculty member; the second semester the student writes an honors thesis.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ENGL499: Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
272

ENGL499H: Honors Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ENGL501: Adv Crtv Non-Fict Writ

For M.F.A. candidates working toward book-length writing project in nonfiction.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
273

ENGL506: Modern English Grammar

Introduction to the nature of grammar and approaches to the description of English grammar, emphasizing Chomsky's transformational-generative model. Focus is on grammatical structure, but scope includes phonology and social/historical factors which influence the form and use of English in various contexts. Includes practice in phonemic transcription and sentence diagramming. Graduate-level requirements include an in-depth outside paper.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

ENGL510: Teaching Of Composition

Theory and practice of teaching writing in secondary schools and colleges. Graduate-level requirements include a special topics paper.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
274

ENGL514: Adv Scientific Writing

Preparation of professional literature for publication. Graduate-level requirements include longer and more detailed papers.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

ENGL520: History German Language

Examination of the semantic, socio-historical and structural development of German from the age of migrations to the present.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
275

ENGL526: Medieval Engl Literature

Survey of Old and Medieval English literature (exclusive of Chaucer), with some use of modernized or glossed versions. Graduate-level requirements include an in-depth paper.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ENGL527: Chaucer

The Canterbury Tales and other poems, read in Middle English. Graduate-level requirements include an in-depth paper.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
276

ENGL533: Studies-Renaissance


Terms offered: Spring 2019

ENGL543: Mex-Am Lit In English

Study of the literature, in English or English translation, by Mexican-American authors, or important to the development of Mexican-American literature. Graduate-level requirements include an extra paper and leading a class discussion.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
277

ENGL544: Media Archaeology

This course combines theory and application in the study of the moving image as scholarly evidence. Following an overview of film history and theory, students will learn basic film and video identification, handling and preservation methods. Each student will be assigned a film or films to research and analyze as primary evidence. Evidence reels will include nonfiction film and video material in local repositories, including UA Special Collections and Arizona Historical Society.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
278

ENGL552A: Mixed Media Stories: Text/Film

In Mixed Media Stories, we will study novels and short stories that have been transformed into feature films. The selected stories and films are diverse in terms of genre, place of origin, and intended audience. Stories include works by Indigenous writers from the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, as well as several mainstream classic stories about Native people and issues. For each text and film pairing, we will begin by reading the text, then watch the film version for an opportunity to examine how the stories are changed/adapted to fit the audience and medium. We will explore changes in point of view, presentation of Native themes and issues, character development, stereotypes, etc.¿and the implications of these changes. Through class discussions, assignments, and papers, students will have opportunities to develop their analytical, writing, and professional skills which may be applied to other areas of literary, film, and American Indian studies. Graduate-level requirements include writing two professional-quality film reviews.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
279

ENGL555: Intro to TESL

The course will provide a general overview of the TESL profession covering prominent theories, methodologies, and issues in the field. Coursework will cover the major methods, including Grammar-Translation, the Direct Method, Audiolingualism, and Communicative Language Teaching. In addition, issues of learner variables, motivation, and contexts of teaching and learning will also be addressed. Students will participate in mock lessons, tutoring sessions, and observations. Graduate level requirements include a 12-15 page research paper with bibliography of at least eight sources.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ENGL555A: 19th Century British Lit

The Romantics.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
280

ENGL557A: Modern British Lit

Modern British literature.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ENGL561A: French Linguistics

This course will introduce the study of French from a linguistic point of view. The area to be covered will be chosen from: phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, dialect and social variation, pragmatics, discourse analysis.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
281

ENGL565: Stds In Am Lit To 1900

Reading course in American literatures before 1900.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

ENGL567: Tops French Linguistics

Examines in detail current topics in the linguistic analysis of French. May be repeated when topics vary. Taught in French with readings in French and English. Graduate-level requirements include higher level of oral and written work.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
282

ENGL580: Second Language Writing

This course provides an introduction to the teaching of second, foreign, or additional language (L2) writing in diverse contexts. Through readings, discussions, and activities, you will develop your understanding of the theory, research, and practice of L2 writing. We will explore a range of issues, including L2 writing development, culture and identity, pedagogical approaches, course design, feedback on student writing, and writing assessment. While we will work to develop familiarity with L2 writing research and theory and its inter-relations with L1 composition, the course will be grounded in practical and hands-on work with the goal of building your pedagogical knowledge as well as tools and strategies for working with second language writers across settings.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
283

ENGL587: Assessment in 2nd/Foreign Lang

The primary objective of this course is the development of language teachers' assessment literacy, which includes knowledge of key assessment principles and skill in creating or adopting assessment tools and procedures for the language classroom. Participants in this course will develop their knowledge and skills related to assessing all skill areas in the language classroom, including productive skills (writing, speaking), receptive skills (reading, listening), and assessing grammar and vocabulary. Grading and student evaluation will also be important topics of consideration and exploration in this course. Designed specifically for in-service (and pre-service) language teachers, the course combines theory with practice by covering essential principles of effective classroom assessment and the development of effective assessment tools for classroom use. Participants completing this course will become more assessment literate and better able to evaluate student performance in their classrooms fairly and effectively.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
284

ENGL589: Internet Techns:L2 Education

This course explores the theory, practice, and pedagogical application of the latest Internet and communication technologies in second/foreign language education, situated in view of the latest CALL (computer-assisted language learning), CMC (computer-mediated communication), SLA (second language acquisition and development), and applied/educational linguistics research. These technologies include, but are not limited to, synchronous and asynchronous chat, blogs, wikis and collaborative documents, audio (podcasting), video, virtual world/digital gaming, mobile/handheld computing, and social networking tools and sites.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ENGL591: Preceptorship

Specialized work on an individual basis, consisting of instruction and practice in actual service in a department, program, or discipline. Teaching formats may include seminars, in-depth studies, laboratory work and patient study.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
285

ENGL593: Internship

Specialized work on an individual basis, consisting of training and practice in actual service in a technical, business, or governmental establishment.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ENGL594: Practicum

The practical application, on an individual basis, of previously studied theory and the collection of data for future theoretical interpretation.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
286

ENGL595A: Professional Studies

The exchange of scholarly information and/or secondary research, usually in a small group setting. Instruction often includes lectures by several different persons. Research projects may or may not be required of course registrants.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
287

ENGL595C: Innovations Critical Studies

This course will focus on innovative topics and approaches to critical studies in English that might include critical theory, critical race studies, ethnic studies as well as studies of gender and sexuality, transnational feminisms, issues in critical finance studies, medical, environmental or digital humanities, border and hemispheric studies, new media, or other new directions in the discipline. This course makes pedagogical use of guest presentations and reviews of works-in-progress as a way of engaging cutting-edge and emergent ideas. In this way, students will have the opportunity to be in dialogue with, read, and otherwise be exposed to a wider range of thinkers and writers in critical studies.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
288

ENGL596A: British Literature

The development and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registrants, with the exchange of the results of such research through discussion, reports, and/or papers.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

ENGL596F: American Literature

The development and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registrants, with the exchange of the results of such research through discussion, reports, and/or papers.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
289

ENGL596G: Comparative Literature

The development and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registrants, with the exchange of the results of such research through discussion, reports, and/or papers.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ENGL596H: Modern Literature

The development and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registrants, with the exchange of the results of such research through discussion, reports, and/or papers.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
290

ENGL596J: Second Lang Acquisition

The development and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registrants, with the exchange of the results of such research through discussion, reports, and/or papers.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ENGL596L: Theories of Criticism

The development and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registrants, with the exchange of the results of such research through discussion, reports, and/or papers.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
291

ENGL596O: Top in Sec Lang Teaching

The development and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registrants, with the exchange of the results of such research through discussion, reports, and/or papers.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ENGL596Y: Tpc Sec Lang Acqsn+Tchng

This seminar is designed to give a weekly topical treatment to a number of pertinent issues in teaching academic writing to linguistically and culturally diverse learners. Through a comprehensive overview of the research base in academic writing in ESL, this course will explore pedagogical implications of L2 writing theories and research findings by engaging students in a number of projects and tasks. Topics vary with instructor. Please check with the SLAT Faculty Advisor.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
292

ENGL597A: South AZ Writing Project

The practical application of theoretical learning within a group setting and involving an exchange of ideas and practical methods, skills, and principles.
Terms offered: Summer 2019

ENGL597R: Rsrch Mthd Rhetoric+Comp

This course surveys quantitative and qualitative methods in composition and rhetoric in order to introduce students to different communities of inquiry and basic questions about the nature of research.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
293

ENGL599: Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work. Graduate students doing independent work which cannot be classified as actual research will register for credit under course number 599, 699, or 799.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ENGL604: Writing Project Fiction

For M.F.A candidates working toward book-length writing project in fiction.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
294

ENGL609: Writing Project Poetry

For M.F.A candidates working toward book-length writing project in poetry.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ENGL613: Meth Tch Engl:Spkr Other

Foundations, theory, and methodology in English as a second language.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
295

ENGL615: Second Lang Acqsn Thry

Survey of major perspectives on second language acquisition processes, including interlanguage theory, the Monitor Model, acculturation/pidginization theory, cognitive/connectionist theory, and linguistic universals. Analysis of research from the different perspectives includes consideration of grammatical, pragmatic, and sociolinguistic dimensions of language learning.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

ENGL620: Cult Dim:Sec Lang Acqsn

Relationships between language and culture.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
296

ENGL693A: Applied Esl

Specialized work on an individual basis, consisting of training and practice in actual service in a technical, business, or governmental establishment.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

ENGL696D: History of Rhetoric

The development and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registrants, with the exchange of the results of such research through discussion, reports, and/or papers.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
297

ENGL696E: Studies in Rhetoric+Comp

The development and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registrants, with the exchange of the results of such research through discussion, reports, and/or papers.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ENGL696G: Queer Theories

This seminar examines theories of sexuality, focusing on relations between sexuality, gender, race, and economic processes. The course may include foundational theorists such as Foucault, Butler, and Sedgwick as well as the most recent publications in the field.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
298

ENGL696J: Sexuality and Aesthetics

The study of sexuality as it pertains to cultural and aesthetic production. Topics may include camp, kitsch, "subcultures," film, music, and popular culture.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

ENGL696M: Gender/Sex+Intrnl Migrat

The course examines sexuality as the site where multiple concerns about international migration (including social, cultural, political, economic and national) are expressed and contested, in the context of globalization and transnationalism.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
299

ENGL696T: Contemp Rhetoric Theory

This course focuses on historical and theoretical developments in modern rhetoric and composition and may focus entirely on selected figures and schools of thought.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

ENGL909: Master's Report

Individual study or special project or formal report thereof submitted in lieu of thesis for certain master's degrees.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
300

ENGL910: Thesis

Research for the master's thesis (whether library research, laboratory or field observation or research, artistic creation, or thesis writing). Maximum total credit permitted varies with the major department.
Terms offered: Summer 2019

ENGL920: Dissertation

Research for the doctoral dissertation (whether library research, laboratory or field observation or research, artistic creation, or dissertation writing).
Terms offered: Fall 2019
301
eSociety
302

ESOC150B1: Social Media and Ourselves

This course is designed as a gateway to understanding how social media sites influence and are impacted by our selves, as well as the role of social media in our relationships. This course with its focus on social media sites in particular, will examine the various implications and functions of social media in contemporary times. The study of new media takes place across disciplinary divides and from multiple theoretical perspectives. This course will thus explore social media research from across academic traditions. With a focus on both theory and practical applications, this course gives learners opportunities to think intellectually about how mobile technologies and being online impacts daily living, personal health, individual success, and interpersonal relationships.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
303

ESOC210: Hacking & Open Source Culture

This course examines the popular image of hackers and hacking by considering the larger cultural context of information sharing in the digital age. This course introduces students to theories and practices of information sharing including the public domain, information as a common public good, hacking, copy left, open source software, open access publishing, and the creative commons.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
304

ESOC211: Collaborating: Online Commun

With the increasing reliance on new media for collaborative work, social connection, education, and health-related support, this course will analyze human collaboration and community processes online. By considering how people create a sense of community, maintain group connections, and cooperate with others to bring about a particular outcome, this class will focus on what humans do, how they present themselves, and how they do the work of collaboration in online contexts. In addition to focusing on how humans work together in online in communities, this course will examine the many theories and interdisciplinary bodies of literature that pertain to `community¿ generally, and `online communities¿ specifically. With a focus on both theory and practical applications, this course gives learners opportunities to think intellectually about technology-based collaborations and to apply course-based knowledge in their mediated social lives. This course is not a technical experience, rather it focuses on the theories pertaining to and the processes in play when humans engage in group collaborations (e.g., gaming, teaching, learning, working, or gaining health-related support) via mobile technologies and online sites.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
305

ESOC212: Social Media Strategies

This course offers a broad survey of contemporary thinking about social media and examines mediated practices across sectors such as health care, education, government, museums, tourism, and business. Students will be exposed to a range of applicable theories, will be introduced to contemporary notions of information behavior (i.e., seeking, using, and negotiating information), will consider the historical evolution of new media environments, and will become familiar with information and social media literatures. In focusing on how people share social and practical information online, this course will examine how people aim to bring about particular outcomes via social media.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ESOC213: The Past and New Media

This course explores the emergence of contemporary visual culture and technological changes over time as well as how these shifts have and continue to impact human events, societal eras, and the `telling' of human stories. Specifically, this course offers an introduction into thinking critically about past events and related interpretations, handling archival materials, and visualizing human activity over time with new media technologies. Students will consider the function of digital narratives in processing, creating, and representing understandings of historical, personal, or location-based events and experiences.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
306

ESOC214: Intro to Data Science

As data continue to grow in volume and penetrate everything we do in contemporary work across many professions, employers are seeking data scientists to extract meanings and patterns from large quantities of data. This user-friendly course will provide an introduction to a variety of skills required for data analytics in organizations, education, health contexts, and the sciences. Specifically, this course examines information management in the context of massive sets of data, provides students proficiency with a variety of data analysis tools, and exposes learners to varied data platforms as well as skills and concepts related to data mining and statistical analysis. Particular attention will be given to toolkits imbedded in R and other platforms.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
307

ESOC300: Digital Storytelling & Culture

This course will lay a foundation for understanding how stories shape communities, identities, memories, and perspectives on our lives. In addition, this course will provide opportunities for the theoretical analysis of self representation, composite narratives on behalf of others, cultural heritage, and memories as they are preserved and performed within stories and through narrative. Influences on digital digital storytelling such as the sociocultural context, the institutional contexts of production the audience, and the needs or goals of the digital storyteller will be examined. Students will be required to call on their own intellectual, emotional, and imaginative processes, as well as to develop their own skills in digital storytelling, interviewing, oral history collection, and the use of relevant digital storytelling tools.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
308

ESOC301: Qualitative Internet Research

This course will lay a foundation for understanding how to design and conduct qualitative research in the digital age. This course will focus on such practices as digital ethnography, online discourse or text analysis, web-based survey research, virtual interviewing, and data collection via mobile technologies. Broad paradigmatic assumptions underpinning interpretive inquiry will also be examined.
Terms offered: Summer 2019

ESOC302: Quantitative Methods

This course will explore broad research paradigms and theoretical approaches that inform contemporary social research, varying study designs, as well as the systematic methods utilized in differing types of data analyses. Though this course will introduce research processes across the academic spectrum, quantitative analysis of both small and large data sets will be emphasized. Therefore, students will learn about basic statistical analyses and will be introduced to the emerging worlds of data science and social media analytics. Students will also consider related topics such as data visualization or research presentations.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
309

ESOC313: Digital Discourse and Identity

The focus of this course is on how social information is produced though language and identity work online, focusing on patterns of talk and interactional rules and practices across contexts (e.g., text-messaging, online communities, personal identity work, and transnational blogs). As part of this focused study of talk, this course will explore how online language use can create, maintain, reproduce, or disrupt roles and related norms (e.g., those of a friend, student, expert, or political agent), as well as identities and social categories (e.g., gender, sexuality, race, disability, or nationality). This course will also focus on the broader discourses on a 'global' level, examining human collaboration online for practices tied to elitism, the movement of social capital, racism, power, and the cultural production of inequalities.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
310

ESOC314: Theories of New Media

This course will lay a foundation for theoretical analyses of how people socially create and negotiate information in the digital age. In addition, this course investigates a variety of approaches ranging from critical/cultural studies to positivist/behavioral research, considering the differing ways to think about social life and information in contemporary times. Broader paradigmatic assumptions (e.g., feminist theory, systems research) as well as specific theoretical topics (e.g., interactivity, mobility, telecommunity) will be examined. In addition, this class will survey the theoretical underpinnings of new media research across a variety of topic areas to include gaming, digital labor, communities, and global culture online.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
311

ESOC315: Publishing:Papyrus to E-Books

In the early 21st Century, we see publishing in the throes of dramatic changes, from print to electronic most obviously but also in who authors books, the economics of publishing, and how books get to readers. These changes remind us that the dynamics of the movement of the written word to its audience are an integral part of the society in which books are written, produced, and circulate. This 3-credit course takes an historical perspective on publishing, which we will define as the processes by which books come into being in multiple copies and are distributed to reach their audiences. We will start with ancient societies all over the world, and we will investigate the circumstances across societies in which books distinguish themselves from administrative records and begin to serve the needs of the literate elite. We will examine the way the physical form of the book and the technologies for producing it arise from the circumstances of each society, and in turn, how that physical format conditions the character of books and their use. We will trace the rise of publishing practices and identify the factors necessary for the reproduction and distribution of books to form an actual trade in books in varying societies. As we work our way from the ancient world to the early modern world, we will compare publishing practices in different societies and explore commonalities and differences in the relationships that develop between the creation, reproduction and distribution of books. Of particular focus will be our comparison of the rise of publishing and book trades in Europe, Asia, and the Arab world before 1450. After the introduction of printing with metal moveable type in Europe, associated with Gutenberg in approximately 1450, we will have an opportunity to observe the changes that this new technology makes in publishing and the book trade, by comparing the mature manuscript book trade of the late middle ages to that of the hand-press book publishing of early modern Europe. In the run up to the mid-term we will see the effect of monetary capital on the book trades and the shaping of the function of the publisher (although not yet called that). We will also examine related publishing matters such as art and decorative print production as well as the emergence and social role of pamphlets.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
312

ESOC316: Digital Commerce

This course will look at how commerce in information content (websites, books, databases, music, movies, software, etc.) functions. We will discuss things like switching costs, net neutrality, the long tail, differential pricing, and complementary goods. We will address the following sorts of questions: - Why do so many information producers give away content (such as "apps" for mobile phones) for free? How do companies (such as Google and Facebook) stay in business when no one has to pay to use their services? - What are contemporary practices with regard to purchasing access to information content? For instance, why do we tend to buy books, but only rent movies? Also, how do new modes of content provision (such as Pandora and Spotify) change the way that creators get paid for their work? - Why are there restrictions on how information content can be used? For instance, why can you play the DVD that you bought on your trip to Europe on the DVD player that you bought at home in the United States? But why should anybody other than an economist care about the answers to these sorts of questions? The world now runs on the production, dissemination, and consumption of information. All of us constantly access all sorts of information, through all sorts of devices, from all sorts of providers. We read and interact with websites, we query databases, and we communicate with each other via social media. These sorts of activities permeate both our personal and professional lives. In order to successfully navigate this digital world, information consumers, information producers, and information policy makers need to understand what sorts of information goods are likely to be available and how much they are likely to cost. We cannot learn enough about digital commerce simply by studying the various information technologies that are now available to create and disseminate information content. What matters most is how people choose to spend their time using these technologies, and what sorts of content can provide earning potential for its creators. What also matters are the unique properties of information content that make it very different from other sorts of goods. For instance, while only one person at a time can drive a particular car or eat a particular hamburger, millions of people can simultaneously read the same book, listen to the same song, and use the same software. These are issues that are part and parcel to living, working, purchasing, and being entertained in an eSociety; these are the issues addressed in this course.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
313

ESOC317: Digital Crime & Social Media

This course provides a powerful introduction to some of the criminal activities taking place in relation to digital information, big data, and social media. Related to the exploration of criminal activity in an eSociety, this course focuses on some of the most common legal issues faced today, with regard to our own personal data (e.g., our health histories, our genetic make up, our cloud-based photos and messages, our past) and in relation to organizational or political data on social media and in society. In this course, students as future technologists, will be exposed to the 'dark side' of this current 'information society' (e.g., deception, cybercrime) as well topics such as big data privacy, digital disruptions, consumer data and related sales, gaming protections, youth safety online, big science data sharing issues and related trust, digital security, as well as how certain groups -- law firms, advocacy groups, marketing professionals, and political or lobbying groups -- are mining data for particular use. Students will be required to consider recent court cases and contentions around the use, management, and protection of data in society as well as the risk humans face in this digital information and mediated age.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
314

ESOC318: Disruptive Technologies

This course introduces key concepts and skills needed for those working with information and communication technologies (ICT). Students will be exposed to hardware and software technologies, and they will explore a wide variety of topics including processing and memory systems, diagnostics and repair strategies, operating systems in both desktop and mobile devices. As part of this course, students will consider current technological disruptions, those issues emerging as technologies and social needs collide. Students we also learn about design issues and user needs tied to mobile or computer applications and web-based tools, sites, games, data platforms, or learning environments.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
315

ESOC330: Digital Dilemmas

This course focuses on the ethical issues that arise in the context of new and emerging information technologies-- e.g., threats to privacy of ubiquitous technological surveillance, limitations on access created by digital rights management. The course will use the framework of ethical theory to analyze these issues and to propose policy solutions. The goal of the course is to give students the necessary theoretical foundation to be involved in the evaluation and construction of information policies at the local, national, and international level. The course will focus on three core areas where digital dilemmas arise--information access, information privacy, and intellectual property. In order to achieve depth as well as breadth, the course will put one of these issues at the center and discuss the others in relation to it. So, for instance, the course may focus on Intellectual Property looking at the threats and benefits of IP to privacy and access. This syllabus provides an overview of the range of topics that may be discussed.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
316

ESOC340: Info MM Design & Moving Image

We are living in a time when nearly everyone has the means to make movies, music and photos using just their own personal tools like smartphones, iPads, and similar mobile gadgets. This course will develop and refine skills and understanding of multimedia in contemporary culture. Offering a survey of innovative works in film and information arts, this course will allow students a hands-on opportunity to respond to concepts covered in class using self-produced media. This course will address how information functions in time-based forms of multimedia and video in this era of interactive information and displays. Drawing on historical precedents in the media and computational arts, this course focuses on both linear and non-linear approaches of using image, sound and text to create critical and creative works that function in a the context of social media and our contemporary digital society. How and why do certain images, music or films affect us so profoundly? We will address this question through a study of the components of media literacy that include: Production, Language, Representation, and Audience. These concepts will be examined through a cross-section of writers including: Marshall McLuhan, John Berger and Susan Sontag.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
317

ESOC400: Info MM Design & Moving Image

We are living in a time when nearly everyone has the means to make movies, music and photos using just their own personal tools like smartphones, iPads, and similar mobile gadgets. This course will develop and refine skills and understanding of multimedia in contemporary culture. Offering a survey of innovative works in film and information arts, this course will allow students a hands-on opportunity to respond to concepts covered in class using self-produced media. This course will address how information functions in time-based forms of multimedia and video in this era of interactive information and displays. Drawing on historical precedents in the media and computational arts, this course focuses on both linear and non-linear approaches of using image, sound and text to create critical and creative works that function in a the context of social media and our contemporary digital society. How and why do certain images, music or films affect us so profoundly? We will address this question through a study of the components of media literacy that include: Production, Language, Representation, and Audience. These concepts will be examined through a cross-section of writers including: Marshall McLuhan, John Berger and Susan Sontag.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
318

ESOC477: Information Security

Security is about protecting assets, such as money and physical possessions. For instance, we use walls, locks, burglar alarms, and even armed guards to keep other people from stealing and/or destroying our stuff. These days, information is typically one of our most important assets. Thus, we have to worry about the possibility of other people stealing and/or destroying it. For instance, criminals threaten our data with scareware or ransomware in order to extort money from us. Also, they use phishing scams and spyware in order to steal our personal information (including passwords), which they can then use to access our computer systems and even steal our identities.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
319

ESOC480: Digital Engagement

This course is designed to be a culminating experience for the eSociety degree program, a course that engages students in practical activity as well as prepares learners for contemporary work. eSociety major and minor students as well as other undergraduates preparing for work relating to digital information or related fields can enroll in and will benefit from this course. Students will be given opportunities to discuss, review and reflect on their learning in their undergraduate work relative to an eSociety and will be provided the mechanisms through which their coursework can be applied to `real-world' contexts (e.g., internships, interviews with leaders in their area of study, professional shadowing experiences, service learning projects, or community-based event planning). Ultimately, this course provides students the opportunity to learn about what it means to be prepared in an eSociety as well as reflect on their own skill sets and the professional preparation needed for career satisfaction and success.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
320

ESOC488: Special Topics

Special topics courses are offered to allow students to explore specialized topics not covered in the program curriculum. Multiple topics might be offered in any given year, and specialized topic descriptions will be advertised by the School for students interested in enrolling in the course.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
321
Environmental Studies
322

EVS260: Envir Stds: Ideas/Institutions

This class analyses the key ideas, individuals, and institutions that have shaped environmental studies and policies in the US and globally. The course provides an introduction to environmental writings that have shaped attitudes to the environment, an overview of the most important US and international institutions that have been established to manage the environment, and the exploration of critical and iconic environmental cases and problems. The course is intended to provide the social science foundations and basic environmental literacy for the degree in environmental studies.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

EVS302: Intro to Sustainable Dev

Introduction to Sustainable Development is a foundational course in understanding the policies and strategies that constitute "smart" regional development in US metropolitan areas.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
323

EVS304: Water,Environmnt+Society

The course explores human and natural systems and their dependence on freshwater at multiple scales. Topics of interest include global change, ecosystem services, groundwater, urbanization, land use, watershed and river basin management, stakeholder processes, and water policy.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

EVS368: The Green Economy

The Green Economy. What is it and how does it function? What does it mean for our future? What are the implications for cities, community, and globalization? What kind of policies lay the foundation for green economic development, and what challenges and opportunities lie within? And what does 'green' mean anyway? This course is a challenging exploration into the day-to-day practices and policies of the green economy, particularly in the United States and the Southwest. The class will be devoted to understanding how the green economy functions and why, through readings, lectures, visiting speakers, and field studies.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
324

EVS374: Geog, Social Justice & Env

Introduction to theories of social justice with application to social, cultural, and economic geography. What are the prevailing theories of social justice and how can we draw on them to assess movements and goals for social change? How do different geographical contexts inform our assessment of social justice concepts? Course will address theory, moral questions, and specific case studies equally.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

EVS393: Internship

Specialized work on an individual basis, consisting of training and practice in actual service in a technical, business, or governmental establishment.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
325

EVS399: Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Summer 2019

EVS404: The Politics Of Nature

Surveys political problems in environment/society relations by exploring the history of geographic theory surrounding environmental politics, surveying the local and global actors in conflicts, and addressing questions of biodiversity loss, forest conservation, and urban hazards.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
326

EVS462: Env. Law, Geography & Society

This course offers an overview of U.S. environmental law and policy in historical and geographic context. How has U.S. society used laws to solve environmental problems? We introduce the fundamental elements of the U.S. legal system and the public policy process, as they affect the natural environment and resources. We study key environmental laws, such as the National Environmental Policy Act and the Clean Air Act, and the political geography, court decisions, and policy issues that have shaped their implementation in practice. In addition to environmental law, we discuss different approaches to environmental economics, political economy, and human-environment relations in order to better understand the wider social and geographic context of environmental regulation. In the last part of the course we study the evolution of electricity law in relation to changing social and environmental priorities, and these cross-cutting themes lead us to look at international environmental problems of global warming and climate change.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
327

EVS498: Senior Capstone

A culminating experience for majors involving a substantive project that demonstrates a synthesis of learning accumulated in the major, including broadly comprehensive knowledge of the discipline and its methodologies. Senior Standing required.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
328
Food Studies
329

FOOD101: Intro to Critical Food Studies

This interdisciplinary course introduces students to a broad range of topics in food studies using a critical social science approach. It focuses on the whole agri-food system from farm to fork to landfill to explore questions related to sustainability and equity. Using different academic lenses, students evaluate the challenges of achieving food security, social justice, and sustainability within a globalized, capitalist system.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
330

FOOD102: Introduction to Food Systems

Introduction to Food Systems addresses historical perspectives as well as the current significance of agriculture and the food supply chain in the United States and beyond. Through an exploration of livestock and food crop production, human labor in agriculture, food processing and technology, human nutrition, and the connection between food and the environment, the student will gain insight into how food moves from the producer to the processor, the distributor and finally to consumer. The course work encourages students to reflect and consider their personal food choices and perspectives about food. Throughout this course students will apply scientific thinking and ethical principles as they consider the role food systems play in everyday life and health, both personally and environmentally.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
331

FOOD199: Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professional who has agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

FOOD299: Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
332

FOOD300: Food Justice, Ethics &Activism

The many social and environmental problems related to how we produce, distribute, and consume food force us to grapple with wide-ranging questions about the proper relationships between humans and food. Students in this course will explore cultural, environmental, and ethical disputes around food, including local and global food (in)security, the role of food in cultural preservation and revitalization, and approaches to sustainable food production. Students will evaluate ethical questions related to hunger, food labor, food technologies, and food markets. Students will also learn about the organizing strategies, ethical positions, and challenges of different efforts to achieve food justice both locally and internationally.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
333

FOOD302: Critical Food Practices

Our current food system significantly impacts our environmental and physical health. This course examines overarching concepts related to global, national, and regional food security, the consequences and challenges we face today, and tools to help us better navigate and respond to change to build a healthier and more equitable tomorrow. Students will unpack the complexity of our food system. In this process they will confront topics including values, language, systems of distribution, myths, assumptions, food assistance, and food movements. Students will explore best practices for working in community, improve their written communication, and develop more confidence and ease in oral communication and presentations.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
334

FOOD393: Internship

Through specialized work in professional settings, students are exposed to the day-to-day experiences that cannot be gained from the traditional classroom setting. Students gain individual training and service in the public, nonprofit, and private sectors. Internships can be paid or unpaid positions that relate to topics covered in Food Studies and/or Food Systems and Nutrition majors. Activities may include research, hands-on support, social media initiatives, organizing information, and overall collaboration with a broad variety of food-related institutions and initiatives. The specific scope and nature of the work will vary depending on the agreement established between the student, the supervising faculty member, and a representative from the out-of-class or organizational context.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
335

FOOD399: Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professional who has agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
336

FOOD405: Sabores de Mexico

Mexico has one of the world's most accomplished food heritages. Many people in the U.S. are unaware that in ancient times the country's native peoples domesticated many important food crops that are of great importance today: corn, tomato, avocado, squash, pinto beans, and cacao (chocolate), to name a few. As in other countries, Mexican food is not an incidental component of life, but an essential part of how Mexico is structured; what people eat represents a confluence of power, culture, technology, and taste. In this course, we take a critical look at Mexican food production, processing, and consumption through a political ecology approach that includes an examination of important historical developments that provide context to more contemporary processes. These include Mexico's Green Revolution; the impact of globalization and new conceptualizations of food; the North American Free Trade Agreement; and migration in and out of Mexico. This course includes a 10-day optional field trip to Oaxaca, Mexico during the spring break for 1 extra credit. In combination with field activities, the course will also include a section on qualitative methods for the study of food.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
337

FOOD499: Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professional who has agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
338

FOOD505: Sabores de Mexico

Mexico has one of the world's most accomplished food heritages. Many people in the U.S. are unaware that in ancient times the country's native peoples domesticated many important food crops that are of great importance today: corn, tomato, avocado, squash, pinto beans, and cacao (chocolate), to name a few. As in other countries, Mexican food is not an incidental component of life, but an essential part of how Mexico is structured; what people eat represents a confluence of power, culture, technology, and taste. In this course, we take a critical look at Mexican food production, processing, and consumption through a political ecology approach that includes an examination of important historical developments that provide context to more contemporary processes. These include Mexico's Green Revolution; the impact of globalization and new conceptualizations of food; the North American Free Trade Agreement; and migration in and out of Mexico. This course includes a 10-day optional field trip to Oaxaca, Mexico during the spring break for 1 extra credit. In combination with field activities, the course will also include a section on qualitative methods for the study of food.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
339
Geography & Development
340

GEOG150B1: Geography and Global Issues

This course introduces students to fundamental issues and concepts pertinent to the study of individuals and societies. In focusing on models and explanations of how things are interrelated in earth space. Students are given a clearer understanding of the economic, social, and political systems with which individuals live and operate.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
341

GEOG150B2: Crime and the City

In this course you will examine crime and the city as mutually constitutive manifestations of identity and power. Throughout the semester we will focus on cultural criminological concepts and the making and marking of contemporary urban space. By looking at the locations and context in which community members and law enforcement interact, you will get a better understanding of the role space + place play in criminality and criminalization. This course will also provide you with a geographical lens through which to study contemporary and contentious social interactions as well as provide you with critical thinking skills, insight, and terminology needed to evaluate complex social phenomena concerning clashes over race, place, class, gender, and ultimately the right to the city. The texts for this course also provide contemporary and up close ethnographic views of neighborhoods where human agents struggle over identity and community. This course relies on perspectives from the fields of cultural geography and critical criminology in addition to critical studies of race and contemporary US urban society.  Additional course concepts and topics include: cultural criminality, black and white spatial imaginaries, the under-policing/over-policing paradox, cities within the city, Chicano and Latino urbanism, gang injunctions and gentrification, transgression and contestation, community policing, civil gang injunctions, "all city" graffiti, broken windows theory, moral geographies, and the deeply superficial aspects of capital, style, and expression.   You will emerge from this course better able to identify, discuss, and defend your own informed position on the nuances and realities of contemporary crime, criminality, and criminalization. You will also come away with a better understanding of the composition of the city, its historical development and ideological structures, as well as a critical perspective of the formation of transgressive subcultures and processes of community and neighborhood change. You will also develop the language needed to critically read, interpret and understand scholarly texts, as well as become up to date on contemporary debates and thinking about criminality and the policing of urban space. This is a course designed for students of all interests, perspectives, backgrounds, experiences, majors, training, and years of study. The only preparation you need for this class is a willingness to stay engaged.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
342

GEOG150C1: Environment and Society

This course introduces students to the study of relationships between people and the environment from a social science perspective, and provides a context for thinking about the social causes and consequences of environmental changes in different parts of the world. It focuses on how and why the human use of the environment has varied over time and space; analyzes different approaches to decision-making about environment issues and examines the relative roles of population growth, energy consumption, technology, culture and institutions in causing and resolving contemporary environmental problems around the world.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GEOG170A1: Earth Envr:Intr Phys Geo

Introduction to fundamental laws of nature as expressed physical processes that govern the spatial distribution of Earth's land, sea, air, and biological environments. Focus on fluxes and feedbacks among these systems, and interactions with humans.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
343

GEOG205: Places in the Media

This course is an introduction to media and geography. Students will develop critical frames for evaluating how places are represented in media such as television, film, music videos, blogs, and advertisements.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GEOG210: Pol+Cult Geog/Globaliz

This course examines how systems of difference provide revealing analytical categories for understanding the political and cultural geography of globalization and develops critical thinking skills that can be used effectively beyond this course.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
344

GEOG220: Our Diverse Biosphere

The strategy is to immerse non-science majors in the biological aspects of Physical Geography and, through lively debate and discussion, maps and images, to enhance critical thinking skills students need to make decisions about the world around them.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GEOG222: Fundamental Geog. Techniques

This class is designed to furnish students with a basic set of skills in recognizing, locating, processing and analyzing geographic data. These skills provide a foundation for upper-level classes in statistical methods, Geographic Information Systems, urban and regional development. These skills also provide a basic professional preparation for employment market requirements including defining research questions, selecting suitable geographic tools and methods to investigate, harvesting and analyzing data, and in presenting findings using computer mapping, spreadsheet, and charting software.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
345

GEOG230: Our Changing Climate

Where, when, and why is climate changing? We will answer these questions via computer visualization and hands-on exploration of satellite images, time-series, and other climate variability data at global, regional, and local scales, and from paleoclimate to modern instrumental record.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GEOG240: Our Dynamic Landscape

Critical perspectives on complex environmental problems; issues include environmental hazards, renewable and nonrenewable resources; global, regional, and local patterns, and geographic scale are emphasized.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
346

GEOG250: Env & Soc in SW Borderlands

A Tier Two, Individuals and Societies course¿explores the broader trends shaping the US Southwest and Borderlands, with particular emphasis on the region's human-environment tradition. It exposes students to a variety of methods for understanding how humans have organized in the Southwest to gain access to resources critical for their survival, both in the past and in the present context. Geog 250, likewise, focuses on the social, cultural, and political dimensions of human-environmental transformation.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GEOG251: Wrld Reg:Comp+Glob Persp

Survey and comparison of major world regions with a focus on how global processes, regional interconnections, and local geographic conditions create distinctive regions and landscapes.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
347

GEOG252: Global Borders/Migration/Refug

This course explores the broad trends shaping global migration, with particular emphasis on the political geographies of borders, population displacement and human rights, and comparative immigration and refugee experiences.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

GEOG256: Sustainable Cities+Socs

Urbanization and cities within the sustainability framework. Global urbanization, social justice, environmental equity, growth management, "the new urbanism." International cases. Web based projects.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
348

GEOG270: Sports Geographies

Sports are a central part of landscapes and everyday lives around the world. They reflect and shape individual and national identities, historical and contemporary global political economies, and the places in which we live. This class explores these connections, places, and landscapes through the lenses of geography. Topics include the siting of stadiums and urban development; geographies of identity and nationalism; traditional/indigenous sports; transnational sports and migration; the political economy of megaevents such as the Olympics and World Cup; spaces of race/ethnicity and gender/sexuality; and the landscapes of outdoors sports.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

GEOG299H: Honors Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
349

GEOG301: Intro Regional Planning

Introduction to the principles and techniques used for planning in metropolitan and rural regions.
Terms offered: Summer 2019

GEOG302: Intro to Sustainable Dev

Introduction to Sustainable Development is a foundational course in understanding the policies and strategies that constitute "smart" regional development in US metropolitan areas.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
350

GEOG303: Fld Stdy Enviro Geog

Methods used in environmental geography, including mapping techniques, use of global positioning systems, collection of various types of environmental data and basic data analysis methods.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GEOG304: Water,Environmnt+Society

The course explores human and natural systems and their dependence on freshwater at multiple scales. Topics of interest include global change, ecosystem services, groundwater, urbanization, land use, watershed and river basin management, stakeholder processes, and water policy.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
351

GEOG305: Economic Geography

Analysis and modeling of the spatial structure of primary, secondary, and tertiary economic activities; location theory and regionalization in economic systems.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GEOG311A: Geography of Mexico

Provides an overview of the diverse regions, geographies and peoples of Mexico, with particular attention to contemporary processes shaping the socioeconomic, political, environmental and cultural landscape today.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
352

GEOG311B: Geog Cntrl Am&Carribean

Land, people and politics in Central America and the Caribbean. Major themes include colonialism, race and national identity, development, revolution and counterrevolution, globalization and migration.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
353

GEOG315: GIST Programming I

This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of programming for Geographic Information Systems using Python. Students will be taught elements, methods and theories of scripting in Python including how to write and manipulate functions, loops, strings, lists, dictionaries, and classes with an emphasis on how to apply these tools to writing scripts in the ArcGIS environment. The only way to learn programming is by doing, and therefore this course is based on weekly coding assignments, supplemented by traditional readings and lecture materials that will build students' conceptual understanding of their burgeoning skills. Assessment will be based on weekly assignments, two midterm exams, and one in class presentation.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
354

GEOG330: Intro to Remote Sensing

Introduction to remote sensing principles, techniques, and applications, designed principally for those with no background in the field.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
355

GEOG338: Biogeography

Biogeography is the study of the spatiotemporal distribution of living things. Biogeographers map and examine the distributions of organisms today and reconstruct those of the past. They also conduct research into how physical and biological factors and processes influence distributions of organisms and they study how geographic distributions affect the evolution and extinction of species. Earth is a dynamic, wondrous, and complex planet. The diversity we see in the living systems, i.e. the Earth's biosphere, is the result of many processes studied individually among many disciplines including hydrology, geology, ecology, and soil science. In this course, we will take a holistic and integrative look at the complex spatial variations in the elements of Earth's biosphere. This course is designed to explore how biogeographic processes influence the evolution of species, communities, and ecosystems and provides background and analytical techniques for studying the effects of global change on biota. This involves the study of the interplay between biota and environment through time and space. This course will combine evolutionary and ecological perspectives in the field of biogeography and show how Earth history, contemporary environments, and evolutionary and ecological processes have shaped species distributions and nearly all patterns of biodiversity. General patterns in space and time from a diversity of organisms across the Earth's aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems will be used to illustrate this broad field of biogeography.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
356

GEOG340: Cultural Geography

This course will approach the field of cultural geography examining theoretical foundations and practical applications. It will also focus on the interactive relationships between culture and places, spaces, regions, and landscapes.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
357

GEOG350: The Geographies of Beer

This course uses beer -- and other foods and beverages -- to examine fundamental geographical questions of change, globalization, and human-environment relations. Using a spatial perspective, we explore the history, economics, cultural, and environmental aspects of beer and brewing to better understand our world. We'll explore the links of beer to colonization, globalization, and commodification; migration and national identities; the impact of transportation and technologies on the spatial economies of beer; consolidation, neolocalism, and beer tourism; the impact of climate change and the physical geographies of key ingredients such as hops, barley, and water. Throughout the semester we'll use comparative perspectives provided by beverages such as cocoa, wine, coffee, whisk(e)y, and rum.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
358

GEOG357: Geograph Research Method

Formulation and solution of geographic problems; models, research design, and methods of gathering, analyzing, and portraying geographic data.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GEOG367: Population Geography

Fertility, mortality, and migration as agents of demographic change. Topics include fertility control and LDCs; working mothers and NDCs; aging societies; legal/illegal immigration in the U.S., population policies.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
359

GEOG368: The Green Economy

The Green Economy. What is it and how does it function? What does it mean for our future? What are the implications for cities, community, and globalization? What kind of policies lay the foundation for green economic development, and what challenges and opportunities lie within? And what does 'green' mean anyway? This course is a challenging exploration into the day-to-day practices and policies of the green economy, particularly in the United States and the Southwest. The class will be devoted to understanding how the green economy functions and why, through readings, lectures, visiting speakers, and field studies.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

GEOG370: Geog of Intrntnl Dvlpmnt

Historical evolution of development theory and current debates in geography of international development. Planned micro to macro-level change over space and time examined related to employment, agriculture, food security, environment, migration and the household.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
360

GEOG371: Princ+ Prac Regional Dev

Introduction to basic concepts, objectives, practices and techniques of regional and industrial development as a professional activity, with emphasis on development problems and solutions.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GEOG372: Geography and Gender

This course is an introduction to gender and geography. Students will explore a cross-section of geographic research that provides a variety of perspectives on geography and women, gendered geographies, and feminist frameworks.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
361

GEOG373: Political Geography

Explores links between global economic and political processes, national affairs and local politics. Designed to foster participation; assessment is via essays and assignments.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GEOG374: Geog, Social Justice & Env

Introduction to theories of social justice with application to social, cultural, and economic geography. What are the prevailing theories of social justice and how can we draw on them to assess movements and goals for social change? How do different geographical contexts inform our assessment of social justice concepts? Course will address theory, moral questions, and specific case studies equally.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
362

GEOG375: Metropolitan Tucson

Physical and cultural basis of Tucson's geographic patterns, with emphasis on the city's site, situation, settlement patterns and problems of growth and change.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GEOG379: Urban Growth+Development

Location patterns in urban areas and processes of growth; historical development of U.S. cities, rent theory, housing markets, commercial and industrial location, the role of transportation, urban finance, New Urbanist planning and sustainable development concepts.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
363

GEOG380: Global Agri+Intl Rel

The importance of agriculture to the cultures, political structures, and economies of developing countries in Africa, Asia, South America, and Oceania.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GEOG391: Preceptorship

Specialized work on an individual basis, consisting of instruction and practice in actual service in a department, program, or discipline. Teaching formats may include seminars, in-depth studies, laboratory work and patient study.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
364

GEOG391H: Honors Preceptorship

Specialized work on an individual basis, consisting of instruction and practice in actual service in a department, program, or discipline. Teaching formats may include seminars, in-depth studies, laboratory work and patient study.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

GEOG392A: Directed Rsrch In Geog

Course offers rotating topic explorations of themes in human geography, physical geography, human-environment geography, and regional development. Serves as an research-oriented introduction to the major themes resonating throughout contemporary geography.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
365

GEOG393: Internship

Specialized work on an individual basis, consisting of training and practice in actual service in a technical, business, or governmental establishment.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GEOG395A: Current Topics/Geography

Exchange of scholarly information and/or primary research through the Department's regularly scheduled Colloquium Series. Student responsibilities include critical reviews of presentations by local and visiting faculty. This course gives students a broad survey of the latest research within the subdisciplines in Geography.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
366

GEOG399: Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GEOG399H: Honors Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
367

GEOG401A: Planning Theory and Practice

This course is designed for advanced undergraduate students seeking careers in urban/regional planning, architecture, real estate development, and related fields. The primary objective of the course is to introduce students to the planning profession and the tracks of study within the University of Arizona's Planning Degree Program. Some of the topics covered during the semester include: the scope and objectives of urban planning; the evolution of the city and the profession of planning; ethics in planning; the place of planning within the government and the law; and selected topics of interest to planners.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GEOG403: Appl Geog Info Sys

General survey of principles of geographic information systems (GIS); applications of GIS to issues such as land assessment and evaluation of wildlife habitat; problem-solving with GIS.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
368

GEOG404: The Politics Of Nature

Surveys political problems in environment/society relations by exploring the history of geographic theory surrounding environmental politics, surveying the local and global actors in conflicts, and addressing questions of biodiversity loss, forest conservation, and urban hazards.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GEOG408: Arizona + The Southwest

The changing character of the land and human occupancy of it, with emphasis on Arizona; historically and problem oriented.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
369

GEOG414: Web Mobile GIST

GIST 414 Web and Mobile Design is a required skills course for the BSGIST major. GIST 414 introduces students to the expanding field of web and mobile-based mapping applications development. Students will apply skills gained in GIST I and Programming I and II to learn how to build interactive web and mobile apps that use geospatial data in an attractive format.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
370

GEOG415: GIST Programming II

This course builds upon the scriptwriting skills students learned in GIST 315. In this class, students will write scripts to automate workflows in ArcGIS and extend the tools already available in the ArcToolbox to achieve creative problem solving. Topics include using Python with Model Builder, preparing data as strings, lists, tuples, and dictionaries prior to use, using Python to run SQL queries, working with rasters in Python, automating mapping tasks, and developing custom scripting tools. In addition to weekly assignments and readings, assessment will be oriented around a single, student-directed project that will take the second half of the semester to complete. It will require students to write a simple script to accomplish a specified task in ArcGIS and present the results of their work to peers.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
371

GEOG416A: Computer Cartography

Introduces the principles of map design, production and analysis.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GEOG416C: Urban Geog Info Systems

Introduces concepts and application skills for use of geographic information systems to investigate a range of urban spatial issues and decision-making processes. Emphasis on complete process of GIS-based problem solving, including project planning, spatial data sources/acquisition, preparation/coding, analysis, representation, and communication.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
372

GEOG416E: Geovisualization (GIS)

Introduces principles and practices of Geovisualization (Geoviz) and softwares (Community and ERDAS Image).
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GEOG416F: GIS for the Social Sciences

An advanced course for students who want to integrate social science data and geographic information science into their research or work life. The course is presented in a lecture/laboratory format. The lecture portion will deal with conceptual issues necessary for the integration of social science data and approaches within a GIS framework. The laboratory portion will provide practical experience with GIS software products used for the development and analysis of spatially-referenced social science data sets.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
373

GEOG417: Geog Inf Sys/Nat+Soc Sci

Introduction to the application of GIS and related technologies for both the natural and social sciences. Conceptual issues in GIS database design and development, analysis, and display.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GEOG418: Analysis of Geospatial Data

Introduction to spatial analysis and modeling techniques. Students will learn how to use calculate spatial measurement, apply spatial statistical methods, create surfaces, and develop spatial modeling. Assignments will allow students to apply the methods to various real world problems.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
374

GEOG419: Cartographic Mod Nat Res

Computer techniques for analyzing, modeling, and displaying geographic information. Development of spatially oriented problem design and the use of logic are applied to the use of GIS programs. Emphasis on applications in land resources management and planning.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

GEOG420: Adv Geographic Info Syst

Examines various areas of advanced GIS applications such as dynamic segmentation, surface modeling, spatial statistics, and network modeling. The use of high performance workstations will be emphasized.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
375

GEOG430: The Climate System

Systematic examination of processes and circulations comprising Earth's climate. Emphasis on circulations influencing geographic processes using examples of atmospheric environmental issues.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

GEOG431A: Tradition Ecological Knowledge

An introduction to the growing literature on traditional ecological knowledge and its relationships to the ecological and social sciences.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
376

GEOG439A: Intro Dendrochronology

Survey of dendrochronological theory and methods. Applications to archaeological, geological, and biological dating problems and paleoenvironmental reconstruction. Emphasis on dating methods, developing tree-ring chronologies, and evaluating tree-ring dates from various contexts.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GEOG456: The American City

An integrated approach to the built environment with special emphasis on the historical, social, and political aspects of American urban development.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
377

GEOG457: Stat Tch Geog,Reg Dev+Pl

Methods of gathering and analyzing data for the solution of geographical, urban, and regional planning problems, with emphasis on quantitative and statistical techniques used in spatial analysis and cartography, on the one hand, and program planning, on the other.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
378

GEOG462: Env. Law, Geography & Society

This course offers an overview of U.S. environmental law and policy in historical and geographic context. How has U.S. society used laws to solve environmental problems? We introduce the fundamental elements of the U.S. legal system and the public policy process, as they affect the natural environment and resources. We study key environmental laws, such as the National Environmental Policy Act and the Clean Air Act, and the political geography, court decisions, and policy issues that have shaped their implementation in practice. In addition to environmental law, we discuss different approaches to environmental economics, political economy, and human-environment relations in order to better understand the wider social and geographic context of environmental regulation. In the last part of the course we study the evolution of electricity law in relation to changing social and environmental priorities, and these cross-cutting themes lead us to look at international environmental problems of global warming and climate change.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
379

GEOG471: Problems Regional Dev

Topical issues in regional development, with emphasis on policy in diverse contexts and case study analysis.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

GEOG473: Spatial Analysis+Modelng

Explores the use of geographic information systems (GIS) as a tool for natural resource and environmental managers. Topics include spatial autocorrelation, interpolation techniques, and model integration. Examines sources of error and possible ramifications.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
380

GEOG476: Land Development Process

A case-oriented approach to site selection, rezoning, financing, architectural design, economic feasibility, and other facets of the land development process.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

GEOG482: Integrated Geospatial Technolo

The course will cover resource mapping concepts and technologies. Students are expected to have a background in GIS and remote sensing. Topics will include survey methods (e.g. GPS), Internet Mapping Technologies (e.g. Google Earth), remoting sensing technologies such as LiDAR and digital imagery, classification methods, and data integration. Students will be required to complete an independent mapping project.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
381

GEOG483: Geog Aplcn Remote Sens

Use of aircraft and satellite imagery for monitoring landforms, soils, vegetation and land use, with the focus on problems of land-use planning, resource management and related topics.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

GEOG490: Remote Sens Planet Earth

Remote Sensing for the Study of Planet Earth introduces basic and applied remote sensing science as a means to explore the diversity of our planetary environments (biosphere, atmosphere, lithosphere and hydrosphere) within the radiometric, spectral, spatial, angular and temporal domains of remote sensing systems. This survey course strikes a balance between theory, applications and hands-on labs and assignments. We explore how you can download, process, analyze and interpret multi-sensor data and integrate online remotely sensed data sources/products into your research of interest.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
382

GEOG491: Preceptorship

Specialized work on an individual basis, consisting of instruction and practice in actual service in a department, program, or discipline. Teaching formats may include seminars, in-depth studies, laboratory work and patient study.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

GEOG492A: Directed Rsrch In Geog

Individual or small group research under the guidance of faculty. This course explores emerging new themes in geographic research. Small group or individual interactions provide the context for in-depth studies not feasible in a colloquium setting.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
383

GEOG497F: Comm/School Garden Workshop

This workshop-based course is designed to enable UA undergraduates and graduates students to work in Tucson-area schools helping students and teachers to undertake the design, construction, planting, harvesting and preparation of foods from a local school garden. The workshop also involves preparing or assembling curriculum materials to enable teachers and students to teach and learn about food production, food histories and geographies, and food politics. The course includes an intensive workshop sponsored by the Tucson Community Food Bank. In addition to attending that workshop, students are also expected to attend at least one fieldtrip among the two that are organized during the semester as well as attend monthly meetings of the group on the UA campus. Most of the workshop, however, revolves around consistent and engaged involvement with a Tucson school and its teachers and students supporting the development and maintenance of school garden and attendant curriculum.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
384

GEOG497S: Sustain Urban Develop & Design

Examines contemporary competition between environment, resources (water, energy), social equity, and economic viability in the community development and revitalization arena. Public policy, planning initiatives, design strategies and technical solutions that bridge the conflicting agendas are analyzed. Field investigation of contemporary cases. Appropriate for students specializing in planning, architecture and landscape architecture.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GEOG498H: Honors Thesis

An honors thesis is required of all the students graduating with honors. Students ordinarily sign up for this course as a two-semester sequence. The first semester the student performs research under the supervision of a faculty member; the second semester the student writes an honors thesis.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
385

GEOG499: Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GEOG499H: Honors Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
386

GEOG500: Research Design

Focus on conceptualizing research projects and on writing and presenting a research proposal.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
387

GEOG501A: Planning Theory and Practice

This course is designed for advanced undergraduate students seeking careers in urban/regional planning, architecture, real estate development, and related fields. The primary objective of the course is to introduce students to the planning profession and the tracks of study within the University of Arizona's Planning Degree Program. Some of the topics covered during the semester include: the scope and objectives of urban planning; the evolution of the city and the profession of planning; ethics in planning; the place of planning within the government and the law; and selected topics of interest to planners. Graduate-level requirements include one additional project and leading in-class exercises.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
388

GEOG503: Appl Geog Info Sys

General survey of principles of geographic information systems (GIS); applications of GIS to issues such as land assessment and evaluation of wildlife habitat; problem-solving with GIS. Graduate-level requirements include completion of a project on the use of GIS in their discipline or an original GIS analysis (100 points) in coordination with the instructor.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GEOG514: Anly Meth Plng+Str Mgmt

Methods and models for program planning and policy analysis; forecasting, service demand, facility location in capital investment programming, task sequencing, program analysis and evaluation.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
389

GEOG516A: Computer Cartography

Introduces the principles of map design, production and analysis. Graduate-level requirements include an instructor approved 5-8 page paper on a related topic and analytical cartography demonstrating scholarly analysis in contemporary analytical cartography.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
390

GEOG516F: GIS for the Social Sciences

An advanced course for students who want to integrate social science data and geographic information science into their research or work life. The course is presented in a lecture/laboratory format. The lecture portion will deal with conceptual issues necessary for the integration of social science data and approaches within a GIS framework. The laboratory portion will provide practical experience with GIS software products used for the development and analysis of spatially-referenced social science data sets. Graduate-level requirements include a 15 page term paper dealing with the integration of social science and GIS. Specific topics must be agreed upon in advance with the instructor. The paper will be completed in stages and due dates for selecting a topic, and for the completion of a précis, an outline and the paper will be posted on the course D2L site.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
391

GEOG517: Geog Inf Sys/Nat+Soc Sci

Introduction to the application of GIS and related technologies for both the natural and social sciences. Conceptual issues in GIS database design and development, analysis, and display. Graduate-level requirements include a thorough bibliographic review and a scholarly paper on a current application of geographic information systems in the student's major field.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GEOG519: Cartographic Mod Nat Res

Computer techniques for analyzing, modeling, and displaying geographic information. Development of spatially oriented problem design and the use of logic are applied to the use of GIS programs. Emphasis on applications in land resources management and planning. Graduate-level requirements include a research paper.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
392

GEOG520: Adv Geographic Info Syst

Examines various areas of advanced GIS applications such as dynamic segmentation, surface modeling, spatial statistics, and network modeling. The use of high performance workstations will be emphasized. Graduate-level requirements include a more extensive project and report.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

GEOG529: Obj Analy/Atmo+Rel Sci

This graduate course provides an overview of statistical methods used to interpret datasets in the atmospheric and related sciences. The objective is to provide a working knowledge of the statistical tools most commonly used. Topics include application of basic statistics (composite analysis; significance testing; curve fitting; regression analysis; correlation; and non-normal distributions), non-parametric statistical significance testing (e.g. Monte-Carlo methods and field significance), matrix methods (principal component analysis; SVD analysis; CCA), and time series analysis (harmonic analysis; power spectra; data filtering; cross-spectrum analysis; singular spectrum analysis; and wavelet analysis).
Terms offered: Fall 2019
393

GEOG530: The Climate System

Systematic examination of processes and circulations comprising Earth's climate. Emphasis on circulations influencing geographic processes using examples of atmospheric environmental issues. Graduate-level requirements include the completion of a term paper.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

GEOG531A: Tradition Ecological Knowledge

An introduction to the growing literature on traditional ecological knowledge and its relationships to the ecological and social sciences. Graduate-level requirements include preparing for and leading a class discussion on a specific topic.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
394

GEOG536A: Fndmtls of Atmo Sciences

Broadly covers fundamental topics in the atmospheric sciences. Topics include composition of the atmosphere, atmospheric thermodynamics, atmospheric chemistry, cloud physics, radiative transfer, atmospheric dynamics, and climate. Graduate-level requirements include additional questions on homework and exams plus a term paper on a specialized research topic.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

GEOG539A: Intro Dendrochronology

Survey of dendrochronological theory and methods. Applications to archaeological, geological, and biological dating problems and paleoenvironmental reconstruction. Emphasis on dating methods, developing tree-ring chronologies, and evaluating tree-ring dates from various contexts. Graduate-level requirements include a research paper reviewing critically some aspect of dendrochronology.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
395

GEOG573: Spatial Analysis+Modelng

Explores the use of geographic information systems (GIS) as a tool for natural resource and environmental managers. Topics include spatial autocorrelation, interpolation techniques, and model integration. Examines sources of error and possible ramifications. Graduate-level requirements include the students to show additional, sophisticated proficiency with the material through the completion of a final course project, consisting of an additional analysis of data provided by the students (see syllabus for point breakdown).
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GEOG575: Econ Eval Wtr+Env Policy

Economic incentives, tradable permits and markets for ecosystem services are pivotal in contemporary water and environmental policy. This class covers theory and application of economic concepts needed to evaluate water and environmental laws and policies; including ecosystem service provision, tradable use permits, benefit cost analysis, externalities, public goods and valuation methodologies. Case studies include federal, state, tribal and international water and environmental policies.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
396

GEOG576: Land Development Process

A case-oriented approach to site selection, rezoning, financing, architectural design, economic feasibility, and other facets of the land development process. Graduate-level requirements include the completion of a series of research projects.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

GEOG578: Global Change

Analysis of the Earth system through an examination of its component parts (particularly climate and biogeochemistry) and their interactions with human activities, emphasizing information needed to understand modern and future environmental changes. Graduate-level requirements include an in-depth written exercise and additional activities as described in the syllabus.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
397

GEOG583: Geog Aplcn Remote Sens

Use of aircraft and satellite imagery for monitoring landforms, soils, vegetation and land use, with the focus on problems of land-use planning, resource management and related topics. Graduate-level requirements include the completion of a project report.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

GEOG590: Remote Sens Planet Earth

Remote Sensing for the Study of Planet Earth introduces basic and applied remote sensing science as a means to explore the diversity of our planetary environments (biosphere, atmosphere, lithosphere and hydrosphere) within the radiometric, spectral, spatial, angular and temporal domains of remote sensing systems. This survey course strikes a balance between theory, applications and hands-on labs and assignments. We explore how you can download, process, analyze and interpret multi-sensor data and integrate online remotely sensed data sources/products into your research of interest.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
398

GEOG593: Internship

Specialized work on an individual basis, consisting of training and practice in actual service in a technical, business, or governmental establishment.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GEOG594: Practicum

The practical application, on an individual basis, of previously studied theory and the collection of data for future theoretical interpretation.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
399

GEOG596B: Water Policy in AZ & Semi-arid

This course focuses on current water policy in Arizona, the Colorado River Basin, and other semi-arid regions from a multi-disciplinary perspective. Through readings, research, lectures, discussions, and presentations, the student is exposed to major, current water resource issues and policies to address them. The professor and guest lecturers draw upon their experiences to demonstrate the development, analysis and implementation of real-world water policy.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

GEOG596I: Comp & Int Water Policy

This course examines major issues in comparative and international water policy, including water markets, privatization, dams and river basin management, environmental flows, social equity, and water governance. The course is interdisciplinary and builds on law, geography, political economy, and institutional economics.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
400

GEOG596J: Water Mgmnt + Policy

Management and policy challenges driven by surface water and groundwater scarcity will be assessed for the Southwest US, Mexico, and globally. Critical review of institutions coupled with assessment of emerging management systems will lead to consideration of policy alternatives.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

GEOG596M: Science and Decision Making

This seminar explores concepts at the foundation of the intersection between environmental science and decision, making as well as practical aspects of two-way communication to explore the ways in which exchanges take place between scientists and decision makers.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
401

GEOG597F: Comm/School Garden Workshop

This workshop-based course is designed to enable UA undergraduates and graduates students to work in Tucson-area schools helping students and teachers to undertake the design, construction, planting, harvesting and preparation of foods from a local school garden. The workshop also involves preparing or assembling curriculum materials to enable teachers and students to teach and learn about food production, food histories and geographies, and food politics. The course includes an intensive workshop sponsored by the Tucson Community Food Bank. In addition to attending that workshop, students are also expected to attend at least one fieldtrip among the two that are organized during the semester as well as attend monthly meetings of the group on the UA campus. Most of the workshop, however, revolves around consistent and engaged involvement with a Tucson school and its teachers and students supporting the development and maintenance of school garden and attendant curriculum. Graduate-level requirements include a 8-10 page research paper that explores some aspect of wider impacts of community/school gardens. Expectations about this final paper will be provided during the first week of the course.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
402

GEOG597S: Sustain Urban Develop & Design

Examines contemporary competition between environment, resources (water, energy), social equity, and economic viability in the community development and revitalization arena. Public policy, planning initiatives, design strategies and technical solutions that bridge the conflicting agendas are analyzed. Field investigation of contemporary cases. Appropriate for students specializing in planning, architecture and landscape architecture. Graduate-level requirements include a case study paper and formal class presentation. The study should include a literature review, and assessment methodology and critical comment.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GEOG599: Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work. Graduate students doing independent work which cannot be classified as actual research will register for credit under course number 599, 699, or 799.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
403

GEOG611: Projects Regional Plng

Lectures, laboratory, and field projects covering various aspects of professional practice.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

GEOG641: Water Law

The course in Water Law traditionally emphasizes state law rules that govern rights to use surface water and groundwater throughout the country. Although we will give ample attention to the prior appropriation doctrine, riparian water rights, and various systems for regulating groundwater use, this course will also emphasize how federal law may impact water rights. Increasingly, environmentalists and others claim that there are public rights to water that may take precedence over rights under the prior appropriation system.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
404

GEOG689: Hist Geographic Thought

History of geographic philosophy and methodology.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GEOG695A: Current Topics/Geography

The exchange of scholarly information and/or secondary research, usually in a small group setting. Instruction often includes lectures by several different persons. Research projects may or may not be required of course registrants.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
405

GEOG695B: Prp Fut Fac Geog:Prf Dev

A course designed to assist advanced graduate students in obtaining academic employment.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GEOG695C: College Teaching

Introduces graduate students to pedagogical theory, skills, practice and technological tools for college classrooms. Covers learning philosophies, cognitive skills, assessment, classroom dynamics and ethics. Provides practice in developing and presenting course materials.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
406

GEOG695D: Writ Wrkshp/Proposal Dev

Course is to assist advance graduate students in writing up a geographic research project or developing a proposal.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

GEOG696C: Physical Geography

Based on the exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting, this course examines contemporary developments in physical geography. The selected topics rotate according to the interests of the faculty convener and the graduate student enrollees. Generally grounded in theories of biophysical space, typical topics include coupled natural and human systems, ecosystem disturbance and resiliency, energy and mass transfers, measurement and modeling of physical systems. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registrants, with the exchange of the results of such research through discussion, reports, and/or papers.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
407

GEOG696H: Political Geography

This course will consist of a seminar format allowing different topics in political geography to be presented. Topics offered will likely include the state, governance, critical geopolitics, social movements, or an exclusive focus on a number of key political/social theorists inside and outside of the discipline of geography from Frederich Ratzel, to Karl Marx to David Harvey.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

GEOG696R: International Environ. Policy

This seminar examines the challenges of understanding and governing environmental change at the international scale. The goal of the seminar is to provide an overview of the major scholars, theories and debates in the governance of international environmental issues such as climate change, land use, oceans, biodiversity, and trans-boundary resources; to critically assess scholarship and policy; and to understand the origins and impacts of international environmental policy in different countries and geographic regions.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
408

GEOG699: Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work. Graduate students doing independent work which cannot be classified as actual research will register for credit under course number 599, 699, or 799.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GEOG900: Research

Individual research, not related to thesis or dissertation preparation, by graduate students.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
409

GEOG910: Thesis

Research for the master's thesis (whether library research, laboratory or field observation or research, artistic creation, or thesis writing). Maximum total credit permitted varies with the major department.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GEOG920: Dissertation

Research for the doctoral dissertation (whether library research, laboratory or field observation or research, artistic creation, or dissertation writing).
Terms offered: Fall 2019
410
Geographic Information Systems Technology
411

GIST214: Intro. to Map Science

This course is intended to provide a comprehensive introduction to the use of maps and map-like images for communication, analysis, and decision support.. Students will learn to acquire, read and interpret visual representations of the earth. These scientific principles are required for advancement and understanding of all geospatial technologies including geographic information systems, global positioning systems, and remote sensing.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GIST314: Cartographic Design/Production

Cartography is a fundamental tool of geography; it is also a science and art in its own right. Cartography uses principles of design, perception, statistics, and communication. This course introduces students to the design, production and interpretation of maps, a fundamental skill in GIST. Laboratory exercises give students additional experience with GIS-based skills, through the use of ArcGIS software.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
412

GIST315: GIST Programming I

This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of programming for Geographic Information Systems using Python. Students will be taught elements, methods and theories of scripting in Python including how to write and manipulate functions, loops, strings, lists, dictionaries, and classes with an emphasis on how to apply these tools to writing scripts in the ArcGIS environment. The only way to learn programming is by doing, and therefore this course is based on weekly coding assignments, supplemented by traditional readings and lecture materials that will build students' conceptual understanding of their burgeoning skills. Assessment will be based on weekly assignments, two midterm exams, and one in class presentation.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
413

GIST330: Intro to Remote Sensing

Introduction to remote sensing principles, techniques, and applications, designed principally for those with no background in the field.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GIST414: Web Mobile GIST

GIST 414 Web and Mobile Design is a required skills course for the BSGIST major. GIST 414 introduces students to the expanding field of web and mobile-based mapping applications development. Students will apply skills gained in GIST I and Programming I and II to learn how to build interactive web and mobile apps that use geospatial data in an attractive format.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
414

GIST415: GIST Programming II

This course builds upon the scriptwriting skills students learned in GIST 315. In this class, students will write scripts to automate workflows in ArcGIS and extend the tools already available in the ArcToolbox to achieve creative problem solving. Topics include using Python with Model Builder, preparing data as strings, lists, tuples, and dictionaries prior to use, using Python to run SQL queries, working with rasters in Python, automating mapping tasks, and developing custom scripting tools. In addition to weekly assignments and readings, assessment will be oriented around a single, student-directed project that will take the second half of the semester to complete. It will require students to write a simple script to accomplish a specified task in ArcGIS and present the results of their work to peers.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
415

GIST416E: Geovisualization (GIS)

Introduces principles and practices of Geovisualization (Geoviz) and softwares (Community and ERDAS Image).
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GIST417: Geog Inf Sys/Nat+Soc Sci

Introduction to the application of GIS and related technologies for both the natural and social sciences. Conceptual issues in GIS database design and development, analysis, and display.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
416

GIST418: Analysis of Geospatial Data

Introduction to spatial analysis and modeling techniques. Students will learn how to use calculate spatial measurement, apply spatial statistical methods, create surfaces, and develop spatial modeling. Assignments will allow students to apply the methods to various real world problems.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GIST420: Adv Geographic Info Syst

Examines various areas of advanced GIS applications such as dynamic segmentation, surface modeling, spatial statistics, and network modeling. The use of high performance workstations will be emphasized.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
417

GIST457: Stat Tch Geog,Reg Dev+Pl

Methods of gathering and analyzing data for the solution of geographical, urban, and regional planning problems, with emphasis on quantitative and statistical techniques used in spatial analysis and cartography, on the one hand, and program planning, on the other.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GIST482: Integrated Geospatial Technolo

The course will cover resource mapping concepts and technologies. Students are expected to have a background in GIS and remote sensing. Topics will include survey methods (e.g. GPS), Internet Mapping Technologies (e.g. Google Earth), remoting sensing technologies such as LiDAR and digital imagery, classification methods, and data integration. Students will be required to complete an independent mapping project.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
418

GIST483: Geog Aplcn Remote Sens

Use of aircraft and satellite imagery for monitoring landforms, soils, vegetation and land use, with the focus on problems of land-use planning, resource management and related topics.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

GIST498: Senior Capstone

A culminating experience for majors involving a substantive project that demonstrates a synthesis of learning accumulated in the majors, including broadly comprehensive knowledge of the discipline and its methodologies. Senior standing is required.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
419

GIST601A: GIS

This course will introduce the fundamental concepts of geographic information systems technology (GIST). It will emphasize equally GISystems and GIScience. Geographic information systems are a powerful set of tools for storing, retrieving, transforming and displaying spatial data from the real world for a particular set of purposes. In contrast, geographic information science is concerned with both the research on GIS and with GIS. As Longley et.al., notes (2001, vii) "GIS is fundamentally an applications-led technology, yet science underpins successful applications." This course will combine an overview of the general principles of GIScience and how this relates to the nature and analytical use of spatial information within GIS software and technology. Students will apply the principles and science of GIST through a series of practical labs using ESRI's ArcGIS software.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
420

GIST601B: Remote Sensing Science

This course provides an introduction to the scientific principles and practices of remote sensing. Topics that will be covered in this course include issues of spatial resolutions, the electromagnetic spectrum, remotely sensed sensors, spectral characteristics, digital and digitalization issues, multispectral and LiDAR image processing and enhancement, and land-use and land-cover classifications (LULC) and change detection. The course also emphasizes integration issues and analysis techniques that arise when merging remotely sensed data with geographic information systems (GIS).
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GIST602A: Raster Spatial Analysis

This course exams the principles and practices associated with raster data development and analysis, particularly the development of real world surfaces and statistical analysis based on these surfaces. The course is presented in a lecture/laboratory format. The lecture portion will deal with conceptual issues necessary for the use of raster approaches within a GIS framework. The laboratory portion will provide practical experience with rasters in an ArcGIS environment.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
421

GIST602B: Vector Spatial Analysis

This course focuses on providing students with an introduction vector based spatial analysis and their application in GIS software. Students will learn about how to analyze distribution, direction, orientation, clustering, spatial relationships and processes, and how to render analytic outcomes into cartographic form. This course provides foundational knowledge of global positioning systems, data collection, geodatabase development, and georeferencing.
Terms offered: Summer 2019

GIST603A: GIS Programming and Automation

The goal of this course is to gain an introductory understanding of geographic programming and data automation techniques using ModelBuilder and the Python language.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
422

GIST603B: WebGIS

The goal of this course is to gain an understanding of web mapping using applications like ArcGIS for Server, ArcGIS Online (AGOL), WebAppBuilder (WAB), web-enabled geoprocessing, Story Maps, AppStudio, and the Javascript API
Terms offered: Fall 2019
423

GIST604A: Applied GIS

This course focuses on an applied project GIS project that simulates a "real world" application of GIS towards a practical problem. On the first few nights in the course a specific geographic problem will be presented, data needed to address the problem will be reviewed, and key deadlines for the course will be set. No late assignments will be accepted unless circumstances are related to the course attendance policy. As this course simulates a business environment, deadlines must be met which will be used to evaluate your course grade and your progress toward completing the project on time. The first deadline requires two items to be evaluated: (1) a GIS database you will construct to address the geographic problem; (2) a review of your maps that will form the basis of your final presentation.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
424

GIST604B: Open Source GIS

The focus of this class is to examine and apply GIS open source programming. We will examine common languages used like Python, Java, html 5, as well as APIs, JSON, html, and SQL, to automate workflows, extend the tools, and create interactive web and mobile GS platforms. Topics include preparing data as strings, lists, tuples, and dictionaries prior to use, using Python to run SQL queries, working with roasters in Python, automating mapping tasks, and developing custom scripting tools. In addition to weekly assignments and readings, assessment will be oriented around a single, student-directed project that will take the second half of the semester to complete. It will require students to write a simple script to accomplish a specified task in ArcGIS and present the results of their work to peers.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
425

GIST909: MA Project in GIST

The Master's Project includes a formal report and presentation submitted in lieu of a Master's Thesis and reflects what a student has learned from the MS in GIST program. This course requires a student to formulate, design, implement and present results related to a specific normative and/or scientific geographic problem. This course will involve data capture, compilation and manipulation, and formulating methods and analysis to address a geographic problem in a given timeline. The geographic problem under investigation will require research to be completed out side of class in the form of field work, ground truthing, or background research in the library or through other sources. Your Master's Project can focus on subjects related to personal interests, work done through an employer or an internship, or work that is supervised by a faculty or staff members on campus.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
426
Gender & Women's Studies
427

GWS150B1: Gender & Contemporary Society

This course will encourage students to consider the ways in which gender influences issues of self-identity, social differences, and social status. It will provide students with an understanding of the connections between individuals and institutions such as mass media, the disciplines of science and medicine, and political and economic systems.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GWS150B2: Sex, Health and AIDS

Recognizing that HIV/AIDS has irretrievably changed the lives of individuals and societies across the globe, this course sets out to explore this social and disease phenomenon from a number of perspectives. Most importantly, the course approaches the topic with the recognition that most areas of concern surrounding HIV and AIDS are controversial and under debate, including the origins of the virus, ways to change behavior and conditions of sexual exchange, the social and economic causes of HIV transmission, funding allocations for research, and foreign policy concerning AIDS testing and funding.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
428

GWS150B4: LGBTQ Studies

Introduction to the study of sexual identities, communities and politics as they relate to gender, race and class in different cultural contexts. Special attention is given to social justice perspectives. Course is interdisciplinary in its approach, using literature, history, arts, and social science.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

GWS160C1: Techn+Soc:Intro Sci+Tech

This course is an introduction to the social, historical, and ethical contexts of knowledge, science and technology. Although science and technology are perhaps the defining features of contemporary Western society, all cultures have distinct forms of knowledge and technical practices. These reflect their relationships to the questions relevant to scientists, engineers, and the general public, about the causes and contents of scientific and technical information. Course materials provide broad historical understanding of science and technology in Western culture.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
429

GWS200: Women+Western Culture

Examines the various ways in which women have been depicted in western philosophy, literature, and the arts from the classical Greek period to the present. Explores women's cultural expressions and representations of themselves.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GWS201: Intro Chicana/Latina Studies

This course on Chicana women introduces students to basic concepts, categories and issues organized around the concept of gender. We examine gender and power relations within various institutions: the home, the school system, university, the church, the environment, and various human work spheres.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
430

GWS240: Gender in Transnational World

This interdisciplinary course provides an introduction to concepts of gender and an understanding of how gender shapes U.S. society, economy, politics, and culture. Through readings, guest lectures, discussions, films, and writing assignments, students learn how race, class, sexuality, culture, religion, and geopolitics inform gender. Focusing on topics including work, family, body, media, political organizing, and tourism, the course also explores how U.S. gender systems have shaped and been shaped by colonialism, capitalism, warfare, and interactions with people in other parts of the world, historically and now.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
431

GWS242: Gender & Education

Recently, there has been an increasing focus on gender in educational research and practice. Scholars and practitioners are taking note not only of the differential outcomes for students in relation to gender, but are also discussing how systems of privilege and oppression (e.g., sexism, masculinity, trans* oppression) mediate educational environments. Furthermore, there has been a call by some to address gender in expansive, non-binary ways that include students with diverse genders beyond just thinking about "men" and/or "women". In this class, students will survey the current literature regarding gender in education both K-12 and postsecondary education as well as discuss how policies and practices both inhibit and promote expansive understandings of gender as a social identity. Students will also develop educational interventions that reflect this literature.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
432

GWS260: Sex, Gender, and Technology

This Tier Two course draws on a variety of texts and media to explore the ways in which sex, gender, and the body are not as "natural" as we generally assume, and are in fact "always already" shaped by technology. To bring these ideas into sharper focus, we will pay attention to the ways that boundaries between humans, animals, and machines are constructed, and how they are broken down. Topics may include assisted reproduction, biotechnology, biological bodily differences, cosmetic and reconstructive surgeries, intersex and transgender issues, queer theory, sexual diversity in nature, sex toys, robotics, artificial intelligence, biopolitics and other similar issues.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
433

GWS299: Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GWS299H: Honors Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
434

GWS303: Gender + Language

Gender differences in language use among adults and children and their socio-cultural bases.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GWS305: Feminist Theories

Explores feminist theories from various disciplines, analytical frameworks, and subject areas. Examines the construction, differentiation, and representation of the genders in different cultural settings, and the ways that race, class, sexuality, and geopolitics inform gender.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
435

GWS306: Afr Am Autobiog:Wmn+Hist

Students will gain insight into the historical and cultural factors that have created, and continue to perpetuate gender and ethnic inequity. Students will come to understand African American writers, particularly women, as historical agents and self-defined individuals. While the course will emphasize the multiple roles of African American women, as portrayed autobiographically it also incorporates the historical struggles of those around them. It is my goal that through the course material students will see how African Americans are constantly recreating themselves in the face of adversity.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GWS307: Chicana Fem:Hst,Thr+Prac

This course will examine the varied and evolving concerns of Chicanas as they forge new visions of feminism through the Chicano Movement of the 1960s; organizing among Chicana lesbian communities; Chicanas' entrance into academic, literary and artistic arenas; diverse community and national activist efforts in the 1980s; and current transnational initiatives.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
436

GWS308: Gender, Labor, and Families

This class will engage with and challenge our taken-for-granted understandings by introducing a critical perspective on families. Approaching families as social institutions that are constructed, contested, and transformed in relation to larger social forces such as globalization and gender, race/ethnicity, sexuality, nationality, and class-based inequalities, we will explore families in their diversity and complexity. We will learn about the different ways in which families reproduce the societies they are part of, through the literal reproduction of human beings and the provision of their everyday needs, as well as through the reproduction of social inequalities. We will also examine the labors this reproduction recruits, with an emphasis on the increasingly commodified and transnational flows of reproductive labor. At the end of this class, you will be familiar with the contents and discontents of the multiple family arrangements that characterize contemporary American society.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
437

GWS309: Queer Theories

Explores theories and critiques of sexuality, gender, race and nation, as they have been organized under the concept of `queer theory.' Topics include: historical emergence of queer theory in relation to histories of feminism, lesbian & gay studies, and social activism; queer of color critique; transgender activism and studies; theories of sexuality; the critique of identity; sexual cultures; and similarities and differences within lesbian, gay, trans, and queer theories.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
438

GWS310: Transgender Studies

Working with the assertion that "the personal is political" that emerged from Feminist of Color scholarship, this course will introduce students to transgender identity and politics through memoir, autobiography, and self-narrative. Students will learn how transgender people require a story that authenticates their identification in order to receive medical, legal, and social care. From questions about pronoun use to "When did you know" or "How do you know," transgender identity has a unique relationship with self-narrative and the biographical. How has this biographical imperative of transgender subjectivity shaped theoretical, political, and aesthetic debates in Transgender Studies? Attentive to questions of race, ethnicity, class, sexuality, and ability, this course will study how "the story of self" reveals the bond between embodiment and subjectivity, the experiential and the social, inside and outside, and semiotics and materiality.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
439

GWS317: Science Fiction Study

Science fiction is studied as a genre of film and print fiction in which we can imagine future societies and future science and technology in utopian and dystopian forms, paying particular attention to race/class/gender and depictions of identity and otherness, as well as social power in imagined societies.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GWS321: Women In Judaism

Images of Jewish women in Jewish and other texts. Texts include religious, historical and literary genres from biblical, medieval, and modern sources. The course will deal with Jewish women as mothers, leaders, stereotypes, and current feminist viewpoints.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
440

GWS325: Gndr/Sex & Intrnatl Migr

Focusing on contemporary migration across international borders, we explore how migration contributes to the production, contestation, and remaking of gender and sexual norms as these intersect with hierarchies of race, class, and geopolitics. We particularly examine how the selection, incorporation, and governance of migrants provide occasions for challenging, renegotiating, or affirming dominant gender and sexual norms; how migrants contest multiple exclusions and refashion identities, communities, and politics through gender and sexuality; and how transnational social fields, grounded in histories of empire and global capitalism, shape and are reshaped by these processes.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GWS330: Feminist Philosophy

This course explores the ways in which philosophers contributed to the development of feminism, and the ways in which feminist theory is expanding and challenging mainstream philosophy in turn.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
441

GWS335: Gender and Politics

Examination of politics through the lens of gender hierarchy. Emphasis on how constrictions of masculinity and femininity shape and are shaped by interacting economic, political and ideological practices.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

GWS342: Writers, Women+The Gods

In order to conceptualize the way gender and ethnicity has shaped women's lives in the public and private domain students will "hear" the voices of African American women in ethnography, history and literature as we discuss the Africana concepts of life, health, beauty and family. The experiences of these women, as expressed in literature have become "formidable" presences in African American culture and history. The self-expression and self-definition, expressed by African American women's voices have generated social and political changes in American history that have also impacted the dominant Euro-American culture of American society.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
442

GWS344: Jour, Gender+Multicultur

The course will investigate the intersection of journalism, gender and multiculturalism in the U.S. media. It will survey efforts to increase and improve diversity in the news media. Course will be offered online
Terms offered: Summer 2019

GWS372: Geography and Gender

This course is an introduction to gender and geography. Students will explore a cross-section of geographic research that provides a variety of perspectives on geography and women, gendered geographies, and feminist frameworks.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
443

GWS386: Race/Gendr:Gene,Form,Pol

This course examines the gendered constitution of race in the U.S., from 18th century naturalism and 19th century scientific racism, to 20th and 21st century eugenics, multiculturalism, neoliberalism, and "color blindness".
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GWS391: Preceptorship

Specialized work on an individual basis, consisting of instruction and practice in actual service in a department, program, or discipline. Teaching formats may include seminars, in-depth studies, laboratory work and patient study.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
444

GWS393: Internship

Specialized work on an individual basis, consisting of training and practice in actual service in a technical, business, or governmental establishment.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GWS399: Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
445

GWS399H: Honors Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GWS401: Gender, Human Rights, and Law

This course analyzes issues of gender and human rights through a legal framework at the national and transnational levels. Students will learn how legal institutions reinforce inequalities based on gender, race, class, sexuality, religion, and nationality and provide frameworks to work toward social justice. Topics may include equal protection, reproductive rights, marriage equality, asylum and immigration law, violence against women and LGBT rights at the national and transnational levels.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
446

GWS430: Queer Cinema

This course provides an upper level introduction to LGBTQ issues in cinema, and includes films from the much acclaimed "New Queer Cinema" of the 1990s. Students will consider how gay and queer sexualities are produced in these films and what debates the films generated. We will study what it means to "queer" a film and the limitations of "positive images." We will also examine how alternative genders and sexualities are produced alongside ethnic, cultural, religious, and regional differences. Film studies background not assumed.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

GWS432: Social Justice Movement Media

This course will survey the history and functions of social justice publishing. Students will consider the theoretical and practical frameworks of social justice media, which serve a swathe of social movements involving human and civil rights, education, labor, immigration, globalization, feminism, environmentalism, ethnic and racial equality, transgender rights, and global inequity. This course will provide students with the historical and theoretical frameworks necessary to evaluate and publish social justice media.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
447

GWS438A: Wmn Health Global Persp

Biocultural perspective on health issues/risks women face around the world using a life cycle approach beginning with the birth of girl babies through the aging process.
Terms offered: Summer 2019

GWS445: Women In Islamic History

Examination of the roles women have played throughout Islamic history and of the changing discourse in the Islamic community about women and their roles.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
448

GWS450: American Indian Women

Interdisciplinary exploration of new information available on American Indian women, especially materials written by Indian women and investigation of the status, experience, and contributions of American Indian women from pre-contact to contemporary times.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

GWS452: Israeli Women

This course explores themes that include women in Judaism, women in Zionism, women in Yishuv, and women in the Palmah generation. Areas receiving special attention include women in Israeli law, religion, the army and the Kibbutz.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
449

GWS459: Constructions of Gender

Social construction, variation and consequences of gender categories across time and space. Topical (decision-making, deviance) and institutional (family, religion, politics) approaches.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GWS460: Film and Fem in Latin America

What do we learn about Latin America if we examine it from a woman's perspective? How is our knowledge enhanced if we read novels and watch films instead of studying only academic texts? To address these questions we will read, in translation, five classic novels, five short stories and one testimonial, all by Latin American women about Latin American women. We will also watch three award-winning films.  The readings and films cover three main topics: women and revolution; women, class and race; women and men. Students will write two short papers and a longer one.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
450

GWS461: Feminist and IR Theories

Issues in epistemology; survey and integration of feminist and IR theories; application of feminist theories to IR.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

GWS463: Gender Issue+Women's Lit

This course introduces Middle Eastern women's issues through a critical reading of literary works written by women in the major languages of the Near East (Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, and Turkish) that are available in translation. Readings include poetry, short stories, and novels all analyzed within their social context.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
451

GWS469: Gender & Sexuality in Latin Am

This course explores selected themes in Latin American history through gender as a category of historical analysis. Students will examine histories of men, women, gender and sexuality in different countries and regions of the Americas.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
452

GWS471: Iran: Cinema, Gender, Society

Iran has been lauded as one of the great exporters of cinema during the last two decades. During this time, Iranian films have won countless international awards and enjoyed great reviews. Through the analysis of movies, the history of Iranian cinema, cinematic criticism, and historical texts, this course helps students understand the process of social change in that society and the ways such changes influence the production of art. Students watch a variety of movies and read analytical and theoretical writings on cinema all placed in their social and historical contexts. Particular attention will be paid to issues such as gender, modernization, nationalism, class struggle, and ideological enunciations. The course will try to conceptualize past cinematic movements in order to understand how Iranian cinema has gained its current status. Assignments include weekly reports on the movies and readings, class participation, and a term paper.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
453

GWS485: Mex-Chicana Women's Hist

Historical survey and sociological analysis of past and present experiences of Mexicanas and Chicanas in the United States.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

GWS487: Fem Interpretations of Health

This course examines health as a biomedical and ideological category in relation to questions of gender, race, class and sexuality. Issues include the social, cultural, and institutional contexts shaping health and disease patterns; societal understandings of those contexts and patterns; and relationships between health and social inequality.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
454

GWS490: Women Mid East Societ

Middle Eastern society viewed from the perspective of women. Examines the extent to which formal definitions of women's nature and roles coincide with women's self-images and activities.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

GWS493: Internship

Specialized work on an individual basis, consisting of training and practice in actual service in a technical, business, or governmental establishment.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
455

GWS496C: Lit of Id/Mod Mid East

The development and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registrants, with the exchange of the results of such research through discussion, reports, and/or papers.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GWS498: Senior Capstone

A culminating experience for majors involving a substantive project that demonstrates a synthesis of learning accumulated in the major, including broadly comprehensive knowledge of the discipline and its methodologies. Senior standing required.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
456

GWS498H: Honors Thesis

An honors thesis is required of all the students graduating with honors. Students ordinarily sign up for this course as a two-semester sequence. The first semester the student performs research under the supervision of a faculty member; the second semester the student writes an honors thesis.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GWS499: Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
457

GWS499H: Honors Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
458

GWS530: Queer Cinema

Cinema has a privileged relationship with sexuality -- fantasy and desire shape how we watch film. Starting with Edison's Dickinson Experimental Sound Film (1895), a film of two men waltzing, the course examines how film has been shaped by queer fantasies, identities, and sexualities. For instance, by rigorously re-working cinematic conventions -- non-narrative, abstraction, discontinuity, and foregrounding of the film apparatus -- experimental film resonates and echoes queer theory's commitments to dis-identification, non-normativity, deconstruction, and other anti-social principles. In this course, we will reflect on the following questions, and more: What constitutes queer film, queer characters, and queer dis/pleasures? How might we define, or conceptualize, a queer aesthetics? How is spectatorship shaped by sexuality, and how does queerness alter this relationship? Is there a cost to LGBTQ visibility through cinema, and if so, what is it? How is queerness made un/legible through gender, race, sexuality, and nation, and ability? Is film inherently queer? Graduate-level requirements include additional readings and teaching or co-teaching one class meeting. Teaching will include preparing a lecture or class discussion concerning pre-screened films and assigned readings.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
459

GWS539A: Feminist Theories I

This course is Part 1 of a two-semester survey of feminist theories. The course covers major issues, debates and texts of feminist theory and situates feminist theory in relation to a variety of intellectual and political movements. The course is a discussion format and requires active participation of all students.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GWS539B: Feminist Theories II

This course is Part 2 of a two-semester survey of feminist theories. The course covers major issues, debates and texts of feminist theory and situates feminist theory in relation to a variety of intellectual and political movements. The course is a discussion format and requires active participation of all students.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
460

GWS545: Women In Islamic History

Examination of the roles women have played throughout Islamic history and of the changing discourse in the Islamic community about women and their roles. Graduate-level requirements include additional readings and meetings with the instructor and an additional research paper.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GWS560: Film and Fem in Latin America

What do we learn about Latin America if we examine it from a woman's perspective? How is our knowledge enhanced if we read novels and watch films instead of studying only academic texts? To address these questions we will read, in translation, five classic novels, five short stories and one testimonial, all by Latin American women about Latin American women. We will also watch three award-winning films. The readings and films cover three main topics: women and revolution; women, class and race; women and men. Students will write two short papers and a longer one.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
461

GWS563: Gender Issue+Women's Lit

This course introduces Middle Eastern women's issues through a critical reading of literary works written by women in the major languages of the Near East (Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, and Turkish) that are available in translation. Readings include poetry, short stories, and novels all analyzed within their social context. Graduate-level requirements include additional reading from the suggested bibliography, longer written papers, an oral presentation and bi-weekly meeting with instructor. Theoretical issues will be addressed and presented in additional material.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GWS569: Gender & Sexuality in Latin Am

This course explores selected themes in Latin American history through gender as a category of historical analysis. Students will examine histories of men, women, gender and sexuality in different countries and regions of the Americas. Graduate-level requirements include an in-depth research paper on a topic approved by the instructor.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
462

GWS571: Iran: Cinema, Gender, Society

Iran has been lauded as one of the great exporters of cinema during the last two decades. During this time, Iranian films have won countless international awards and enjoyed great reviews. Through the analysis of movies, the history of Iranian cinema, cinematic criticism, and historical texts, this course helps students understand the process of social change in that society and the ways such changes influence the production of art. Students watch a variety of movies and read analytical and theoretical writings on cinema all placed in their social and historical contexts. Particular attention will be paid to issues such as gender, modernization, nationalism, class struggle, and ideological enunciations. The course will try to conceptualize past cinematic movements in order to understand how Iranian cinema has gained its current status. Assignments include weekly reports on the movies and readings, class participation, and a term paper. Graduate Students are encouraged to give a short presentation (10 to 20 minutes), preferably on the topic of their paper. Graduate students must also write a 17-20 page research paper.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
463

GWS585: Mex-Chicana Women's Hist

Historical survey and sociological analysis of past and present experiences of Mexicanas and Chicanas in the United States. Graduate-level requirements include a longer writing project and an additional class presentation.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

GWS587: Fem Interpretations of Health

This course examines health as a biomedical and ideological category in relation to questions of gender, race, class and sexuality. Issues include the social, cultural, and institutional contexts shaping health and disease patterns; societal understandings of those contexts and patterns; and relationships between health and social inequality.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
464

GWS590: Women Mid East Society

Middle Eastern society viewed from the perspective of women. Examines the extent to which formal definitions of women's nature and roles coincide with women's self-images and activities. Graduate-level requirements include an additional paper.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

GWS591: Preceptorship

Specialized work on an individual basis, consisting of instruction and practice in actual service in a department, program, or discipline. Teaching formats may include seminars, in-depth studies, laboratory work and patient study.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
465

GWS593: Internship

Specialized work on an individual basis, consisting of training and practice in actual service in a technical, business, or governmental establishment.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GWS596C: Lit of Id/Mod Mid East

The development and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registrants, with the exchange of the results of such research through discussion, reports, and/or papers.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
466

GWS596T: Lgbt-Hist of North Am

The course focuses on the development of lesbian and gay community and politics in North America in the 20th and 21st centuries, starting with colonial America and ending up with transnational queer life in the post-Stonewall period. The course aims to develop an appreciation for sexual diversity in North American history. Graduate-level requirements include 8-12 page paper and additional readings each week.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

GWS599: Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work. Graduate students doing independent work which cannot be classified as actual research will register for credit under course number 599, 699, or 799.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
467

GWS639: Feminist+Relat Soc Mvmnt

In the United States in the nineteenth century, feminism emerged out of the abolition movement in Protestant churches, and subsequently was joined to a decidedly secular labor movement. Why do we think of feminism primarily as a non-religious social movement? How accurate is our perception that it was principally an autonomous movement, distinct from racial and economic justice movements? Why do we talk about "waves" of feminism, and what are the strengths and weaknesses of that model? How does that chronology change if we attend to feminist movements outside the United States? What role does feminism continue to play around the world today? This course will explore feminist and related social movements from the nineteenth century to the present, highlighting the interrelationship of feminist movements inside and outside the United States.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
468

GWS691: Presceptorship

Specialized work on an individual basis, consisting of instruction and practice in actual service in a department, program, or discipline. Teaching formats may include seminars, in-depth studies, laboratory work and patient study.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GWS696G: Queer Theories

This seminar examines theories of sexuality, focusing on relations between sexuality, gender, race, and economic processes. The course may include foundational theorists such as Foucault, Butler, and Sedgwick as well as the most recent publications in the field.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
469

GWS696J: Sexuality and Aesthetics

The study of sexuality as it pertains to cultural and aesthetic production. Topics may include camp, kitsch, "subcultures," film, music, and popular culture.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

GWS696M: Gender/Sex+Intrnl Migrat

The course examines sexuality as the site where multiple concerns about international migration (including social, cultural, political, economic and national) are expressed and contested, in the context of globalization and transnationalism.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
470

GWS699: Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work. Graduate students doing independent work which cannot be classified as actual research will register for credit under course number 599, 699, or 799.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GWS799: Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work. Graduate students doing independent work which cannot be classified as actual research will register for credit under course number 599, 699, or 799.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
471

GWS910: Thesis

Research for the master's thesis (whether library research, laboratory or field observation or research, artistic creation, or thesis writing). Maximum total credit permitted varies with the major department.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

GWS920: Dissertation

Research for the doctoral dissertation (whether library research, laboratory or field observation or research, artistic creation, or dissertation writing).
Terms offered: Fall 2019
472

GWS299H: Women In Islamic History

Examination of the roles women have played throughout Islamic history and of the changing discourse in the Islamic community about women and their roles.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
473
History
474

HIST499H: Biogeography

Biogeography is the study of the spatiotemporal distribution of living things. Biogeographers map and examine the distributions of organisms today and reconstruct those of the past. They also conduct research into how physical and biological factors and processes influence distributions of organisms and they study how geographic distributions affect the evolution and extinction of species. Earth is a dynamic, wondrous, and complex planet. The diversity we see in the living systems, i.e. the Earth's biosphere, is the result of many processes studied individually among many disciplines including hydrology, geology, ecology, and soil science. In this course, we will take a holistic and integrative look at the complex spatial variations in the elements of Earth's biosphere. This course is designed to explore how biogeographic processes influence the evolution of species, communities, and ecosystems and provides background and analytical techniques for studying the effects of global change on biota. This involves the study of the interplay between biota and environment through time and space. This course will combine evolutionary and ecological perspectives in the field of biogeography and show how Earth history, contemporary environments, and evolutionary and ecological processes have shaped species distributions and nearly all patterns of biodiversity. General patterns in space and time from a diversity of organisms across the Earth's aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems will be used to illustrate this broad field of biogeography.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
475

HIST120: Topics in History

Introduction to college-level study of history through discussion of specific events or topics chosen by the instructor. Topics will vary each semester.
Terms offered: Summer 2019

HIST150C1: Europe in Modern World

Europe in the Modern World 1600-1989 presents student with the opportunity to inquire into the origins and development of the modern Western world. The goal is to instill a sense of the past as a viable part of any student's heritage, with all its diverse problems and rewards, and allow them to enrich their understanding of European culture through critical interaction with history.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
476

HIST150C2: Modern Latin America

An interdisciplinary introduction to Latin American societies from the 1820s to the present that gives special emphasis to diversity within Latin America and to dynamic and, hence, historical processes of social, political, cultural, and economic change over time.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

HIST150C3: U.S.Society+Inst Snc1877

This course examines and analyzes the social, political, and economic transformations of American Society since Reconstruction. It focuses on multiple levels of society as well as the groups and individuals who comprised it.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
477

HIST150C4: World Hist 1600-Present

Survey of world history, 1600-2000, emphasizing cross-societal encounters.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
478

HIST150C6: Intro to Political History

This class will focus on persuasion and propaganda, and their role in political history. The course will show students how to recognize political propaganda, and how to distinguish propaganda from reasoned, logical political arguments. The course will have four components: First, it will examine the role of propaganda in totalitarian regimes, such as Soviet Russia and Nazi Germany. Second, we will examine more "modern" forms of propaganda, as it appears in political advertising, speeches, and newspapers in the United States and other western democracies. Third, we will study the use of logical political arguments, and how these differ from propagandistic arguments. Fourth, this course aims to improve basic skills, especially the incorporation of logical thought and analysis into the writing of student papers.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
479

HIST160A1: Colonial Latin America

This course examines 1) the history of Spanish and Portuguese exploration, conquest, settlement, and state-building in the Americas; 2) the impact of European colonization on indigenous American cultures and civilizations, especially the acts of native resistance, accommodation and adaptation that shaped the consequences of this cultural encounter; 3) the forced migration of African peoples to the Americas, including the development of slave societies, and the emergence of regional African-Latin American cultural traditions; and 4) the growth of multiracial social groups who developed new and distinctive cultural forms of their own and eventually came to challenge the cultural and political hegemony of Spain and Portugal.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
480

HIST160A2: Asia and the World

This course explores social, cultural, and political currents in Asia from the fifteenth century to the present. Asia is far too large and diverse to be studied thoroughly in one single semester, and thus this course will serve as an introduction to a number of important themes and topics in the study of East, South, and Southeast Asia. In particular, we will focus on the dynamic movement of people and ideas to investigate multiple sites of interaction within Asia and between Asia and other parts of the world. We will begin with an exploration of the Mughal and Manchu empires in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries and conclude with the popularity of Indian Bollywood and Japanese Anime in the twenty-first-century United States. Because this is a course that traces both the outlines of Asian history but also, and perhaps more importantly, the interaction of Asian cultures with global trends and patterns as well as the construction of 'Asia' in the rest of the world, the texts we will read are not restricted to archival sources from Asia. You will use first-hand accounts, film, literature, and material artifacts to trace the development and significance of various trans-cultural connections that have shaped histories and identities within Asia and around the world.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
481

HIST160B1: Hist Westrn Civilization

This course explores the civilizations of the West by considering the development of the ideas and ideologies that shaped the institutions of the West, development directed by Human interaction and conflict on a social, political, religious, and cultural level, in addition to the intellectual. Themes of particular interest include the structure and dynamics of power, competing configurations of deity and ritual, image and architecture as tools in the acquisition of authority, and the construction of a social normative on the grounds of class, culture and gender.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

HIST160B2: World History to 1600

Survey of topics in world history to 1600.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
482

HIST160C1: Making Am Cult:1600-1877

This course introduces students to the history of the United States before 1877. It focuses on the creation of a distinctive set of American cultures. Central themes include the colonial meeting of Spanish, French, English, native American, and African American cultures; the development of distinctly American Creole cultures in the eighteenth century; race and conquest; the American Revolution and the creation of a republican political culture; the transformation of that political culture through struggles over industrialization and wage labor, slavery, and women's rights; and the revolution in American political culture and social relations during the Civil War and Reconstruction.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

HIST203: Anct Medt:Power+Identity

This course will focus on the ancient Mediterranean from 800 BCE to the XXX of the Roman Empire in the third century CE, emphasizing concepts of power and identity as demonstrated in politics, gender ideals, material culture and religious practice.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
483

HIST204: Ancient Hist: Greek Hist

A political, social and cultural history of Greek civilization from the Bronze Age to the death of Alexander the Great.
Terms offered: Summer 2019

HIST205: Ancient Hist: Roman Hist

This course offers a survey of Roman History from the prehistoric settlements in the area of the Seven Hills to the deterioration of the western Empire in the fifth century C.E. Special topics of interest include the material culture of the Roman world; the use of images in the pursuit of political agendas; classical notions of the divine; and concepts of gender, power, and identity. Popular representations of ancient Rome, specifically in film, will provide another area of consideration for comparison throughout the semester.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
484

HIST207: Games in Medieval Europe

Games provide entertainment and recreation, but they also reflect, influence, and supply metaphors for many other aspects of life. We will explore the importance of games in shaping medieval and early modern societies by focusing on four games that have come to symbolize the era - chess, jousting, hunting, and dice games. Through our examination of these and other games, we will explore the social, political, religious, economic, legal, military, and intellectual history of medieval and early modern Europe.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
485

HIST208: History of Africa

This course is an introduction to the history of an enormous continent, Africa. Because of the size of the geography, population and time covered, one of the main purposes of this course is to pave the way to the upper division regional and thematic classes. We will move our way through African history both temporally and thematically. Lectures will introduce key themes and ideas and in section you will discuss historical evidence for African communities, cultures and ideas. This course is suitable to those who know nothing of Africa, and to those who are considering taking an upper division lecture classes or seminar in African history or Africana Studies.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
486

HIST209: Afr-Am Hist (1440-1877)

This course evaluates the early experiences of peoples of African descent in North America. The culture of African captives, their daily lives under different slave regimes, slave resistance, free blacks, and emancipation are the main subjects addressed in this class.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

HIST210: Afr-Am Hist(1865-Presnt)

This course evaluates the experience of peoples of African descent in the United States after the Civil War. Reconstruction, "Jim Crow" segregation, "New Negro" Movement, Cold War, Civil Rights Movement, and the "Great Society" are the main subjects addressed in this class.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
487

HIST224: Mdl Rstnc Post 16th Cen

There were actually several "Souths" during the Holocaust of Enslavement. However, courses taught in the era of African enslavement have tended to focus on the northern most regions, such as Virginia, which are often taken to represent-if not constitute-the South. This course looks at the other "South" and the French and Spanish colonizers of South Carolina, Florida, and Louisiana. It offers a different perspective of the beginnings of the Great Enslavement and compares and contrasts the lives and struggles of enslaved, freed, and self-emancipated Africans in the Southwest during the tenure of Spain.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
488

HIST231: Music and Ethnic America, 1900

This history course focuses on musical expressions created in the United States since 1900. We will emphasize how musical performances and the consumption of popular music can reveal notions of race, ethnicity, class, gender, and sexuality that have circulated in the twentieth and twenty-first century United States. The course will pursue a thematic approach with a loose chronological order. Topics include, but are not limited to: corridos and ethnic conflict in the Southwest Borderlands; work songs, field hollers and African American labor in the rural South; the rise of ragtime as the first form of popular music in the twentieth-century U.S.; origins of blues traditions in the Jim Crow South; the Great Migration(s); women and blues performance; multiethnic contributions to jazz; "race records" and the segregation of popular music; creation of the country and western genre; white supremacist backlash to jazz and blues; the Swing Era; música orquesta and the Mexican American Generation; conjunto traditions in rural South Texas; race, rhythm and blues, and rock `n' roll; Black and Chicano soul music; queerness, race, and disco; Jamaican, Puerto Rican, and African American performance in the creation of hip hop; "gangsta rap," gender, and violence; Asian Americans and hip hop dance; international popularity of hip hop cultures.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
489

HIST247: Nature & Technology in US Hist

This course explores the development of technology and concepts of nature in the United States, from the eighteenth century to the present. It interprets the historical roots of the relationship between human knowledge and the environment by examining how science and technology have shaped our understanding, use, and control of nature.
Terms offered: Summer 2019

HIST255: Life in Early Modern Europe

An introduction to the early modern period between c. 1450 and c. 1800. Analysis of long-term characteristics of the period, like social structure, religion, politics and economics, will be combined with exploration of the lives of individuals and their experiences in this era.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
490

HIST271: History of Christianity

This course examines the history of the great diversity of beliefs, practices, ways of life, and forms of authority among Christians, and especially conflicts about these. Not narrowly theological, the course construes Christianity broadly, treating, for example, society, culture, and art.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

HIST277A: History of Middle East

Middle East history from the rise of Islam to the Turkish conquest of Constantinople, 600-1453.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
491

HIST277B: History of Middle East

Modern Middle East: the Ottoman Empire, Iran, and the Arab lands, 1453-present.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

HIST278: Mediev Answ To Mod Probl

Discussion of essential texts from the Middle Ages which offer fundamental answers, 1) such as gender, class conflicts, death, happiness, and God. 2) gender is treated as an analytical topic. Taught in English.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
492

HIST280: Sports & Ethnic Amer, 1900-Pre

Social history course that examines racial, ethnic and gender history in the U.S. through the lens of sport from the turn of the twentieth century through the present. May include themes such as: Native American boarding schools, Japanese American internment and World War II; racial segregation and integration; Cold War nationalism and steroids; immigration and Americanization; 1960s political activism; sexuality and sport; Title IX and sexism; "melting pot" themes; Native American mascot controversies; mixed-race athletes and identity.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

HIST296: Special Topics in History

This course offers an in-depth exploration of a period or theme, chosen by the individual instructor. The specific period or theme will likely vary by semester. Students will be expected to read and analyze primary sources dedicated to the specific period or theme.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
493

HIST301: Intro Study of History

The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the nature and practice of writing history and to teach critical reading, writing, research and analytical skills necessary for history majors. Required course in the history major.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
494

HIST302U: UA Stories: Creating Dgtl Past

This course will focus on the University of Arizona (UA) since its organization as a land-grant institution in 1885. Students will be introduced to archival materials such as vintage photographs, student newspapers, scrapbooks, yearbooks, maps, plans, oral histories, government papers, minutes and publications of campus organizations, as well as methodological frameworks for the assessment and analysis of these materials. Students will collaborate on specific projects, focusing on aspects of such topics as student life, campus during wartime, town and gown, outreach, museums, research, campus architecture, UA as a public/state institution, making use of both textual and visual source material to explore a particular question about the past. Students will create a final narrative that is digital in format, such as a website, a documentary, an app, or a podcast. At the end of the semester, students will present these stories as part of a symposium, with an audience invited from the larger community. Projects will be archived under the curatorial auspices of the Department of History.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
495

HIST306: Afr Am Autobiog:Wmn+Hist

Students will gain insight into the historical and cultural factors that have created, and continue to perpetuate gender and ethnic inequity. Students will come to understand African American writers, particularly women, as historical agents and self-defined individuals. While the course will emphasize the multiple roles of African American women, as portrayed autobiographically it also incorporates the historical struggles of those around them. It is my goal that through the course material students will see how African Americans are constantly recreating themselves in the face of adversity.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

HIST310: The Black Death

A lecture course focusing on Europe in the age of bubonic plague (from 1348 to 1720), with emphasis on changes in climate, food supplies, public health, epidemic disease, demography, and economy. The last third of the course will be devoted to the religious and artistic responses to disaster.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
496

HIST311: History of Epidemics

In the 14th century, an infectious disease that came to be known as the Black Death emerged in Asia and spread along trade routes to Europe, killing an estimated 60% of the population in about a year. Using the Black Death as a starting point, this course will examine the history of epidemics across the globe from 1350 to the present day using five case studies: Black Death (14th century); Smallpox (1775-82); Cholera (mid 19th century); Spanish Influenza (1918); and HIV/AIDS (1980s to the present). We will spend a significant amount of the course analyzing primary sources from those who witnessed epidemics, treated the sick, and lived and died during various epidemic outbreaks and attempted to understand them from a range of personal, literary, film, medical, media, museum, and public health perspectives. Over the course of the semester, we will analyze how epidemic and infectious diseases created historical watersheds that have shaped our world history socially, politically, environmentally, and economically to the present day. We will also examine human responses to epidemics in artistic, cultural, and intellectual realms, and the ways in which politicians, medical doctors, national and international bureaucracies, religious personnel, scholars, and everyday women and men debated their philosophical and moral implications. The final weeks of the course analyze contemporary "pandemic preparedness" policy and responses to health threats including vaccine controversies, ebola, and H1N1.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
497

HIST312: Econ+Soc Hist Discourse

Compares historical narratives about economic theories in their contexts.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

HIST313: Health & Med in Clas Antiquity

The course examines the mythology and practice of medicine in Greek and Roman times from Asclepius to Hippocrates and Galen, medical instruments and procedures, the religious manifestation of healing in Greek and Roman sanctuaries, the votive dedications by patients and cured, midwifery and child care, public hygiene and diseases. The topics cover a large spectrum of the medical practice and public health in the ancient societies of Classical antiquity, as well as how ancient worldviews, including religion and religious practice, shaped health and medicine in Greek and Roman civilization.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
498

HIST314A: Europe 1870-1945

European powers' competition for empire intensified in the late nineteenth century, producing twentieth century wars that spread from Europe to span the globe, shaped by and reshaping domestic politics, international relations, gender expectations and social and cultural forms.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

HIST315: U S Military History

Survey of American wars from colonial times to the present; military institutions, doctrine, application of the principles of war, campaign strategies and tactics, technology, and leadership.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
499

HIST319: Early Modern Germany

The political, social, economic and cultural history of Germany from the late Middle Ages to about 1800.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
500

HIST320: Early Modern Britain

This course aims at a broad analysis of the enthralling history and legacies of the Tudor and Stuart dynasties that ruled England from 1458 to 1714. The objective is to understand how in a quarter century the radical political and religious events, and figures, transformed the social, political and religious structures of England, giving birth to the foundation of England as a united kingdom, and significant world power. The course begins by focusing on the Tudors with emphasis on Henry VIII and the English Reformation, the return to Catholicism under Mary Tudor, the creation of a new Anglican Church under Elizabeth I and its unforeseen consequences. From there, it explores the Stuarts, with attention to the catastrophic English Revolution culminating in the public execution of King Charles I in 1649, and the rise of the English republic that ended with the restoration of monarchy in 1660. The course then reflects on the transformation of the English state following the elite coup d'etat of 1688, the Glorious Revolution, a fundamental watershed that cleared the way for a constitutional monarchy, parliamentary sovereignty, and religious toleration in England.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
501

HIST321B: Britain 1914 - Present

Britain in 1914 was the wealthiest society in the world, with the largest empire the world has ever known. Yet this society was riven by class inequality and social and gender upheaval at home, while facing threats from overseas rivals and anticolonial agitation. In this course, we will explore how global war and economic upheaval produced cultural crisis and change; struggles over power and resources among different social groups; and changing understandings of government's responsibility for human welfare. We will also address impacts on the family and gender, as well as Britain's changing relations with the continent of Europe, its empire, and the wider world.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
502

HIST328: Cuisine, Culture, and Power

Physically, culturally, and socially, humans live through food and drink. Spanning the globe, as nearly limitless omnivores, humans have developed myriad ways of collecting and cultivating food and taking advantage of local environments. We also put food to work socially by creating cuisine. Through cuisine, humans have forged and nourished relationships, communed with deities, and through luxury choices, demonstrated "taste" and laid claim to status. Through the cultural practices of production and consumption of food and drink, individuals and groups have wielded power locally and globally. Food and drink consumption patterns have sustained slavery, poverty, malnutrition, and migration, and have laid waste to the environment. In this global history of food and cuisine, we will explore the physical, cultural, social, political, and economic dimensions of consumption and production and become more aware of how private, intimate acts connect us to the rest of humanity.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
503

HIST329: Jewish-Christian Relat

Explores the parallel and intersecting paths that both Jewish and Christian communities have taken toward theologies of self-identity.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

HIST332: Vietnam And The Cold War

Causes and effects of America's longest war in light of global U.S.-Soviet rivalry and Asian nationalism.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
504

HIST335: Western America: Law and Order

History of law and order in western North America in the context of the political, economic, environmental, social, and cultural history during the long nineteenth century, from the Land Ordinance of 1785 to the war between capital and labor.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

HIST343: Hist Of Mexican American

Survey from the 16th century to the present, with emphasis on social, political and economic trends in their historical context.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
505

HIST345: New American West

The major social, political, and economic changes in the twentieth century American West; the commonalities and conflicts within the region.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

HIST349: Hist Crime Am:1607-Pres

A history of crime in America from early Virginia through the present, with emphasis on violent crime, regional differences in crime, chronological changes, and causes of the same
Terms offered: Fall 2019
506

HIST351: Race + Class In Lat Am

The impact of commercial expansion, urbanization, industrialization, and ideological change on race and class relations in Latin America from the 16th to early 20th century.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
507

HIST353: World Hist for Future Educator

This one-semester, 3-unit World History survey introduces History and Education majors to concepts, topics, and methods for teaching World and Comparative history at the appropriate level for K-12 students. The class covers the entire span of human history, from pre-history and antiquity to the medieval and early modern periods to the industrial revolution and the contemporary world. Topics include: the origins of complex human social and political organization; the history of transcontinental and transoceanic migrations; the development of agriculture and early city-states; regional histories and global economies; religion and the rise of early empires; modern state formation; and the cultural impact of technological innovation.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
508

HIST354: U.S. History Future Educators

This one-semester, 3-unit, U.S. History survey is designed for history and education majors who anticipate teaching U.S. history in elementary, middle and/or high schools. The course units are aligned with the Arizona Social Studies State Standards, and the U.S. history content is linked to relevant Arizona and Southwestern history.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

HIST355: U.S. Environment History

Examines the history of changing relations between human society and the natural world in North America.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
509

HIST356: Global Environmntl Hist

This course will examine the ways in which different societies have defined, understood, valued, mapped, and made their livings in their environment. Also, it will explore how societies and environments mutually transform one another.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
510

HIST358: Natural History of Disasters

This one-semester, 3-unit undergraduate course examines the history of natural disasters. Earthquakes, storms, floods, fires, and droughts have all disrupted and transformed lives, environments, and societies. What defines a "natural" disaster? How have individuals, groups and nations understood and responded to these events? How have ideas about natural disasters changed over time? What are human responsibilities for natural disasters? Taking an environmental history approach, this course offers broadly based coverage of major topics in disaster studies, including cultural and political responses; disaster narratives and representations; changing scientific, technological and cultural interpretations of nature; memory and remembrances; impact of disasters on policy, economy, planning and society. We will explore and compare case studies through time and space. Throughout we will examine disasters as social, cultural and environmental phenomena, develop skills in analysis and interpretation, and consider the changing meanings of disasters.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
511

HIST361: U S Mexico Border Region

Evolution of the borderlands since the mid-nineteenth century, with emphasis on bi-national interaction and interdependence.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
512

HIST362A: Culture Food & Health in Japan

How do we know what is good for us, who gets to decide, and how does "healthy" change over time? This seminar explores these basic questions through the lens of Japanese food culture: the dietary trends, choices, and ideas of proper consumption that help shape the relationship between people's bodies and the world around them. We will discuss how and why "eating right" became such an important issue in Japan from the seventeenth century to the present and ask what the everyday experience of eating can tell us about the core themes, concepts, and events in Japanese and East Asian history. By putting Japanese foodways in conversation with global gastronomy, we will investigate what makes food "cultural" and what makes it historical.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
513

HIST368: Colonial Mexico

From discovery through the War for Independence.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

HIST369: Mexico Snc Independence

Struggle for political, economic and social stability; international relations, cultural patterns.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
514

HIST370A: Modern Jewish History

Survey of major political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in the history of Diaspora Jewry: Modern Jewish history.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

HIST370B: History of the Jews

Survey of major political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in the history of Diaspora Jewry from the Middle ages to the French Revolution.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
515

HIST372A: Hist+Reli:Israel Anc Tim

Survey of the history and religion of ancient Israel. Biblical period through the Babylonian Exile; introduction to the Hebrew Bible.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

HIST372B: Hist+Reli:Israel Anc Tim

Survey of the history and religion of ancient Israel. Ezra-Nehemiah to the Roman Empire, with emphasis on the formation of rabbinic Judaism.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
516

HIST374: The Holocaust

Socio-economic and intellectual roots of modern anti-Semitism, evolution of Nazi policy, the world of death camps, responses of Axis and Allied governments, and responses of the Jews.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
517

HIST375: Histories of Memories

This course will examine modern histories of memories in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries through the institutions and technologies that facilitate recall, such as museums, photography and film, print media and visual culture. We will focus on the moments of tension where history and memory appear to be at odds, where competing interests in the meanings of the past have created social conflict. Topics may include the aftermath of collective traumas (such as Sept. 11, 2001), genocide or war; the role of photographs, television and film in creating visually based memories of others¿ historical experiences; how institutions such as schools and museums, as well as memorial sites, contribute to the social construction of historical memories; or the course may focus on a single historical moment of memory crisis.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
518

HIST377: Modern Israel

Evolution of the State of Israel from the rise of Zionism in 19th Century Europe to the present. Survey of the origins of the State of Israel from the rise of Zionism in 19th Century Europe to the Declaration of the State of Israel in 1948. Evolution of the State of Israel from 1949 to the present. Emphasis on interactive generative processes and understanding of the interplay between past processes and present socio-political realities.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

HIST380: ME & N Afr since "Arab Spring"

The revolutions and uprisings of the 2011 "Arab Spring" are undoubtedly the most significant democratic transformations since the fall of the Soviet Union. The extent of such revolutions has yet to be realized, yet it is essential to understand their origins and developments. This course will use "Arab Spring" as a lens for introducing students to the political systems, social issues, youth culture, new social media, international alliances, and cultural values of the Arab world.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
519

HIST381A: Hist of Muslim Societies

Rise of Islam, creation of Islamic society, relationship of religion and politics.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
520

HIST385: Intro to Political Islam

Political Islam has become one of the most ubiquitous forces across the Muslim world in the last four decades. While most of these movements share a common commitment to promoting Islamic morality and resisting external forces, there is enormous diversity and change within what is generalised as "Islamism". Student will learn to grasp the basic differences as well as overlaps in identity and approach between the major streams of contemporary political Islam with regard to popularity and location, preference for armed vs. political strategies, nationalism vs. Pan-Islamist orientation, sectarian attitudes, levels of pragmatism, etc. Students are expected to be familiar with basic history, geography and religious terminology of the Muslim world prior to taking this course.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
521

HIST386: Race/Gendr:Gene,Form,Pol

This course examines the gendered constitution of race in the U.S., from 18th century naturalism and 19th century scientific racism, to 20th and 21st century eugenics, multiculturalism, neoliberalism, and "color blindness".
Terms offered: Fall 2019

HIST387: History of Anti-Semitism

This course examines various definitions of anti-Semitism and traces the history of anti-Semitism (or "anti-Judaism") from the earliest arguments between Christianizing Jews and Judaizing Christians to the birth of Islam, through the period of Muslim expansion and the Crusades, to the Middle Ages, the Enlightenment, and the Holocaust. It looks at the differences among various types of Christian anti-Semitism, Muslim anti-Semitism, and Jewish anti-Semitism, and concludes with a look at contemporary forms of anti-Semitism.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
522

HIST389: Mid East Ethnic+Rel Minr

Overview of ethnic and religious minorities in the contemporary Middle East, study of ethnic and religious diversity and its origin and manifestations in the modern Middle East. Examination of how the concept of religious and ethnic minority has emerged as a key factor in state policies towards minorities as well as the cultural, economic, political, religious, and educational lives of its people.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

HIST395A: Topics in African History

Africa is an enormous continent. The course explores different themes and issues in African history both temporally and thematically. Lectures will introduce key themes and ideas and in-class discussions will expand on historical evidence for African communities, cultures and ideas. This course is suitable for anyone interested in Africa, particularly those who have taken HIS208: History of Africa.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
523

HIST399: Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

HIST399H: Honors Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
524

HIST403B: History of Hellenistic World

By reading and discussing many different ancient texts, including philosophy, Jewish histories and literature, and, especially, papyri from Egypt, you will explore the social and cultural history of the eastern Mediterranean from Alexander the Great until the Roman conquest.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

HIST403C: Soc & Cult Hist::Class Greece

In this class, you will investigate a variety of topics related to people¿s lives in Classical Greece: democracy, economics, family life, gender, slavery, science, religion, and friendship. You will read and discuss ancient texts from the 4th century BCE ¿ histories, court speeches, how-to manuals, and philosophy ¿ in order to figure out for yourself what happened and how people lived.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
525

HIST404A: History Of Rome

The Republic to the death of Caesar.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

HIST404B: History Of Rome

The Empire through the reign of Constantine the Great.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
526

HIST405A: Medieval Europe

Major institutions and trends in Europe from the breakup of the Roman World to the 14th century.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
527

HIST407: A History of the Bicycle

The modern bicycle has been present in human lives for less than a century and a half. Yet in that brief period of time it has spread throughout the world and its popularity is near-universal. In this course we will trace the evolution of bicycle in four distinct ways: as a transportation device, with a gendered component; as a site for the development of human technology; as commodity for economic development; and as a device for human pleasure, leisure time, and exercise. We will explore its invention, growth, and development from the nineteenth through the twenty-first centuries in societies around the world. We will survey important developments in the history of the bicycle from approximately 1850 to the present.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
528

HIST412B: Intellectual in 20th C Europe

Examines how twentieth-century writers debated the role of the intellectual: whether to be politically committed in order to advocate positive change, or to remain ¿above the fray¿ and strive for objectivity? Considers how historical context (war and genocide, social transformations) shaped the role of the intellectual in European societies. Readings may include Woolf, Sartre, De Beauvoir, Arendt, Havel, Said.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

HIST417A: North African Societies

The objectives are to highlight the thematic, theoretical, and methodological approaches and contributions in the field of North African studies and to underline the relationship, continuities, and discontinuities between the colonial past and postcolonial realities.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
529

HIST420: Fren Revolution+Napoleon

The origins and progress of the Revolution in France.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

HIST422: History of Russia to 1917

Political, socio-economic and cultural history of Russia and its expansion into an empire from the 10th century to 1917.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
530

HIST425: History of Soviet Union

The Bolshevik Revolution and problems of Soviet and Russian history from 1917 to the present.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

HIST431: Colonial North America

Colonization of North America from the Columbian Exchange through 1763. The motivations and experiences of European colonizers, the evolution of their institutions and cultural practices in North America, their rivalries and contestations for supremacy, and their encounters with indigenous and African peoples.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
531

HIST433: The Early Republic

Social, cultural, political, and economic history of the United States from ratification of the Constitution to the eve of the Civil War.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

HIST436: Civil War+Reconstruction

Political, constitutional, economic, and military developments in the U.S. and the Confederacy during and after the Civil War.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
532

HIST443: Env. Hist. of Middle East

How have humans interacted with the varied environments of the Middle East: deserts, oceans, mountain slopes, river valleys, grasslands, farmlands, cities, ports? How can we study those interactions, with what sources and methods? How have they been affected by changes in climate or technology? What is the impact of the many conquests and colonialisms that have swept over the region up to the present day? How do Middle Easterners view their own environment, how do they understand nature? What are they doing now to preserve their environments from destruction?
Terms offered: Spring 2019

HIST445: Women In Islamic History

Examination of the roles women have played throughout Islamic history and of the changing discourse in the Islamic community about women and their roles.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
533

HIST446: History Of Arizona+Sw

Economic, social and political development of the state and region from Spanish times to present.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

HIST448: Latin Image In Amer Film

The course examines the manner in which Hispanics have been portrayed and depicted in American films from the beginning of the 20th Century to the present. The context in which the films were produced and the forces that have shaped their production will be covered.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
534

HIST451: Us + E Asia 1840-Present

An examination of American interaction with Japan and China since the Opium Wars, with special attention given to economic, cultural, and military relations and conflicts.
Terms offered: Summer 2019

HIST452: American Ethnic History

A history of various ethnic groups and their contributions to colonial America and the United States with an emphasis on community formation, identities, interethnic encounters, acculturation strategies, and legacies.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
535

HIST454: Spanish Inquisition

The Inquisition in Spanish, European, & ethnic history: its bureaucracy and procedures; its festivities, its victims, New and Old Christians; and witches. Social, economic, and demographic context.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

HIST456A: Hist Of Anarchism/Europe

This course examines anarchism's birth, growth, and development in various parts of Europe during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
536

HIST462C: History Modern Japan, Meiji

This course offers students an in-depth look at the history and historiography of Modern Japan (1868-Present), with a special emphasis on the relationship between empire and everyday life in Japan's modern experience. The course is divided into four chronological units spanning the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and students will have the opportunity to crowdsource their reading materials from a list of recommended and representative books within each unit. Class discussions will provide an overview of the latest English-language scholarship on Japan's modernity to familiarize advanced undergraduates and graduate students with the styles of research and interpretation that inform our understanding of history today.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
537

HIST464: History Of Argentina

Survey of Argentine history and culture from the colonial era to the present.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

HIST465Z: History Central America

A survey of the history of Central American from the Spanish conquest to the present, focusing on regional economies, ethnic and class conflict, and the politics of state formation.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
538

HIST469: Gender & Sexuality in Latin Am

This course explores selected themes in Latin American history through gender as a category of historical analysis. Students will examine histories of men, women, gender and sexuality in different countries and regions of the Americas.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

HIST472: History Medieval India

Survey of Indian history from the 7th century to 1750.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
539

HIST473: Hist India+Pak:1750-Pres

Survey of political, social and economic developments in South Asia from the mid-18th century to the present. Writing emphasis for India-Pakistan specialization.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

HIST477: Comp Hist World Revolutn

This course examines the historical context against the theoretical, cultural, political, social, and economic elements of sudden revolutionary upheaval. Revolutions from the French Revolution of 1789 to the Cuban Revolution of 1959 will be studied.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
540

HIST478A: The Global Sixties

This course addresses the larger chronological and spatial framework around the year 1968. We explore the evolution of political ideas from decolonization to urban renewal, from labor to civil rights. We look at the formation of new categories, new political subjects like student organizations, gender and ethnic-based groups. We follow the effects that the political upheaval of the 1960s had on intellectuals and on political theories. Finally, we investigate the exhaustion and consumption of this global political event in memory and popular culture. The course also questions whether there is a global historical sense to "the sixties." What links these events besides the fact that they are happening in the same decade?
Terms offered: Spring 2019
541

HIST479: Ottoman Empire To 1800

History of Ottoman Empire from its origins through the direct Western European impact, focusing on the political and social history of the empire in Europe and Asia.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

HIST480: Middl East In 20th Cent

The modern Middle East in the age of imperialism, world wars, state formation, decolonization, and Islamic resistance.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
542

HIST487: History of American Journalism

The course explores the evolution of U.S. journalism and its intersection with American politics, economics, and culture. Students will read original primary published sources as well as secondary historical works and develop skills in historical research methods.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

HIST490: Philosophy Of History

Introduction to historical thinking from antiquity to the present, with emphasis on ideas in European and North American historical writings during the modern and contemporary eras.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
543

HIST493: Internship

A work-related learning experience involving hands-on work and training in a history-related establishment, such as a museum, archives, historical society.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

HIST495G: Topics Lat American Hist

A colloquium or small lecture class intended for majors and upperclassmen; topics vary by instructor.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
544

HIST495K: Colloquium on World Hist

A colloquium or small lecture class intended for majors and upperclassmen; topics vary by instructor.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

HIST496C: Lit of Id/Mod Mid East

The development and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registrants, with the exchange of the results of such research through discussion, reports, and/or papers.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
545

HIST496D: The Late Ottoman Empire

This course explores the history of the end of the Ottoman Empire in the Middle East and the Balkans. Three approaches constitute the organizational framework. The first provides the chronological overview of Ottoman history necessary to see the last 150 years of the empire in perspective and in detail. The second explores a variety of topics chosen to highlight some of the broader transformations of the period. The third revolves around the problematic notion of the Ottoman historical legacy in the post-Ottoman era.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
546

HIST498: Senior Capstone

The culmination of the History Major, HIST 498 allows students to pursue in depth the research interests they have developed in other history classes. The department offers several sections of various topics each semester. Usually taken in the last year in college, this research seminar teaches students to organize, research, and write a substantial paper (at least 20 pages) or, occasionally, its equivalent in a different form. This project will constitute original research: it will base its argument substantially on a critical evaluation of primary sources (in the original languages when possible, or in translation). It will also actively and critically engage secondary scholarship. Although the research paper is the final product, students will work toward this through a series of structured, graded stages--for example, a research proposal, historiographic essay, rough draft(s), class presentation, and final draft--each of which may involve giving and receiving peer commentary.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
547

HIST498H: Honors Thesis

An honors thesis is required of all the students graduating with honors. Students ordinarily sign up for this course as a two-semester sequence. The first semester the student performs research under the supervision of a faculty member; the second semester the student writes an honors thesis.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

HIST499: Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
548

HIST499H: Honors Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
549

HIST507: A History of the Bicycle

The modern bicycle has been present in human lives for less than a century and a half. Yet in that brief period of time it has spread throughout the world and its popularity is near-universal. In this course we will trace the evolution of bicycle in four distinct ways: as a transportation device, with a gendered component; as a site for the development of human technology; as commodity for economic development; and as a device for human pleasure, leisure time, and exercise. We will explore its invention, growth, and development from the nineteenth through the twenty-first centuries in societies around the world. We will survey important developments in the history of the bicycle from approximately 1850 to the present. Graduate students will have more extensive readings, in addition to the readings assigned for the undergraduate course. Graduate students are expected to attend the undergraduate lectures regularly and meet with the instructor on a group basis, twice monthly, in order to discuss regular course readings. Graduate students will write response papers (2 page single-spaced maximum) on their class readings, an annotated bibliography or research paper, and a historiography paper or research paper.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
550

HIST517A: North African Societies

The objectives are to highlight the thematic, theoretical, and methodological approaches and contributions in the field of North African studies and to underline the relationship, continuities, and discontinuities between the colonial past and postcolonial realities. Graduate-level requirements include a 12 page bibliographic essay and a 25 page final paper.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

HIST520: Fren Revolution+Napoleon

The origins and progress of the Revolution in France. Graduate-level requirements include substantial additional independent reading.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
551

HIST522: History of Russia to 1917

Political, socio-economic and cultural history of Russia and its expansion into an empire from the 10th century to 1917. Graduate-level requirements include a research paper.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

HIST525: History Of Soviet Union

The Bolshevik Revolution and problems of Soviet and Russian history from 1917 to the present. Graduate-level requirements include a research paper.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
552

HIST533: The Early Republic

Social, cultural, political, and economic history of the United States from ratification of the Constitution to the eve of the Civil War. Graduate-level requirements include intensive reading and writing.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

HIST536: Civil War+Reconstruction

Political, constitutional, economic, and military developments in the U.S. and the Confederacy during and after the Civil War. Graduate-level requirements include a research exercise.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
553

HIST545: Women In Islamic History

Examination of the roles women have played throughout Islamic history and of the changing discourse in the Islamic community about women and their roles. Graduate-level requirements include additional readings and meetings with the instructor and an additional research paper.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

HIST546: History Of Arizona+Sw

Economic, social and political development of the state and region from Spanish times to present. Graduate-level requirements include an historiographic essay and additional reading.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
554

HIST552: American Ethnic History

A history of the various ethnic minorities in America from Colonial times to the present, with emphasis on adjustment, acculturation and degrees of assimilation. Graduate-level requirements include an in-depth research paper on a topic approved by the instructor.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

HIST554: Spanish Inquisition

The Inquisition in Spanish, European, & ethnic history: its bureaucracy and procedures; its festivities, its victims, New and Old Christians; and witches. Social, economic, and demographic context. Graduate-level requirements include graduate students studying more deeply the economic, social and demographic context of the Inquisition, through more scholarly reading, discussion and writing.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
555

HIST556A: Hist Of Anarchism/Europe

This course examines anarchism's birth, growth, and development in various parts of Europe during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Graduate-level requirements include additional readings, writings, and individual consultation with the instructor.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
556

HIST562C: History Modern Japan, Meiji

This course offers students an in-depth look at the history and historiography of Modern Japan (1868-Present), with a special emphasis on the relationship between empire and everyday life in Japan's modern experience. The course is divided into four chronological units spanning the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and students will have the opportunity to crowdsource their reading materials from a list of recommended and representative books within each unit. Class discussions will provide an overview of the latest English-language scholarship on Japan's modernity to familiarize advanced undergraduates and graduate students with the styles of research and interpretation that inform our understanding of history today.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
557

HIST569: Gender & Sexuality in Latin Am

This course explores selected themes in Latin American history through gender as a category of historical analysis. Students will examine histories of men, women, gender and sexuality in different countries and regions of the Americas. Graduate-level requirements include an in-depth research paper on a topic approved by the instructor.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

HIST572: History Medieval India

Survey of Indian history from the 7th century to 1750. Graduate-level requirements include additional research or writing. See instructor for details.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
558

HIST573: Hist India+Pak:1750-Pres

Survey of political, social and economic developments in South Asia from the mid-18th century to the present. Writing emphasis for India-Pakistan specialization. Graduate-level requirements include additional research or writing; see instructor for details.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

HIST577: Comp Hist World Revolutn

This course examines the historical context against the theoretical, cultural, political, social, and economic elements of sudden revolutionary upheaval. Revolutions from the French Revolution of 1789 to the Cuban Revolution of 1959 will be studied. Graduate-level requirements include additional reading material, some in the original language; additional writing; meeting separately with the instructor for more level appropriate discussion and analysis.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
559

HIST578A: The Global Sixties

This course addresses the larger chronological and spatial framework around the year 1968. We explore the evolution of political ideas from decolonization to urban renewal, from labor to civil rights. We look at the formation of new categories, new political subjects like student organizations, gender and ethnic-based groups. We follow the effects that the political upheaval of the 1960s had on intellectuals and on political theories. Finally, we investigate the exhaustion and consumption of this global political event in memory and popular culture. The course also questions whether there is a global historical sense to "the sixties." What links these events besides the fact that they are happening in the same decade? Graduate-level requirements include extra readings, longer research papers, and bi-weekly seminar meetings.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
560

HIST580: Middl East In 20th Cent

The modern Middle East in the age of imperialism, world wars, state formation, decolonization, and Islamic resistance. Graduate-level requirements include additional readings on selected topics and an extensive research paper.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

HIST587: History of American Journalism

The course explores the evolution of U.S. journalism and its intersection with American politics, economics, and culture. Students will read original primary published sources as well as secondary historical works and develop skills in historical research methods. Graduate-level requirements include a research paper suitable for presentation at an academic conference or publication in a scholarly journal in the field.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
561

HIST593: Internship

Specialized work on an individual basis, consisting of training and practice in actual service in a technical, business, or governmental establishment.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

HIST593L: Legislative Internship

Working experience at the Arizona State Legislature; responsibilities draw upon student's area of major expertise and include preparing written and oral reports, summarizing legislative proposals, and providing information to legislators and legislative committees.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
562

HIST595G: Topics in Latin American Hist

A colloquium or small lecture class; topics vary by instructor.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

HIST596C: Lit of Id/Mod Mid East

The development and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registrants, with the exchange of the results of such research through discussion, reports, and/or papers.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
563

HIST596D: The Late Ottoman Empire

This course explores the history of the end of the Ottoman Empire in the Middle East and the Balkans. Three approaches constitute the organizational framework. The first provides the chronological overview of Ottoman history necessary to see the last 150 years of the empire in perspective and in detail. The second explores a variety of topics chosen to highlight some of the broader transformations of the period. The third revolves around the problematic notion of the Ottoman historical legacy in the post-Ottoman era.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

HIST596T: Lgbt-Hist of North Am

The course focuses on the development of lesbian and gay community and politics in North America in the 20th and 21st centuries, starting with colonial America and ending up with transnational queer life in the post-Stonewall period. The course aims to develop an appreciation for sexual diversity in North American history. Graduate-level requirements include 8-12 page paper and additional readings each week.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
564

HIST599: Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work. Graduate students doing independent work which cannot be classified as actual research will register for credit under course number 599, 699, or 799.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

HIST693: Internship

Specialized work on an individual basis, consisting of training and practice in actual service in a technical, business, or governmental establishment.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
565

HIST695A: Adv Studies in U.S. Hist

The exchange of scholarly information and/or secondary research, usually in a small group setting. Instruction often includes lectures by several different persons. Research projects may or may not be required of course registrants.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

HIST695B: Adv Study in Lat Am Hist

The exchange of scholarly information and/or secondary research, usually in a small group setting. Instruction often includes lectures by several different persons. Research projects may or may not be required of course registrants.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
566

HIST695H: Comparative History

The exchange of scholarly information and/or secondary research, usually in a small group setting. Instruction often includes lectures by several different persons. Research projects may or may not be required of course registrants.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

HIST695I: World History

The exchange of scholarly information and/or secondary research, usually in a small group setting. Instruction often includes lectures by several different persons. Research projects may or may not be required of course registrants.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
567

HIST695K: Historiography

The exchange of scholarly information and/or secondary research, usually in a small group setting. Instruction often includes lectures by several different persons. Research projects may or may not be required of course registrants.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

HIST695M: Adv Stds Mid East Hist

The exchange of scholarly information and/or secondary research, usually in a small group setting. Instruction often includes lectures by several different persons. Research projects may or may not be required of course registrants.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
568

HIST696F: Early Modern Europe

The development and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registrants, with the exchange of the results of such research through discussion, reports, and/or papers.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

HIST696J: Latin Am: Modern Period

The development and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registrants, with the exchange of the results of such research through discussion, reports, and/or papers.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
569

HIST696M: Gender/Sex+Intrnl Migrat

The course examines sexuality as the site where multiple concerns about international migration (including social, cultural, political, economic and national) are expressed and contested, in the context of globalization and transnationalism.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

HIST699: Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work. Graduate students doing independent work which cannot be classified as actual research will register for credit under course number 599, 699, or 799.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
570

HIST900: Research

Individual research, not related to thesis or dissertation preparation, by graduate students.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

HIST910: Thesis

Research for the master's thesis (whether library research, laboratory or field observation or research, artistic creation, or thesis writing). Maximum total credit permitted varies with the major department.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
571

HIST920: Dissertation

Research for the doctoral dissertation (whether library research, laboratory or field observation or research, artistic creation, or dissertation writing).
Terms offered: Fall 2019
572
School of Information
573

INFO492: Directed Research

Individual or small group research under the guidance of faculty.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

INFO493: Internship

Specialized work on an individual basis, consisting of training and practice in actual service in a technical, business, or governmental establishment. Such work must be approved and supervised by a School of Information faculty member.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
574

INFO499: Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

INFO505: Foundations of Information

This course introduces fundamental ideas of the Information Age, focusing on the value, organization, use, and processing of information. The course is organized as a survey of these ideas, with readings from the research literature. Specific topics (e.g., visualization, retrieval) will be covered by guest faculty who research in each of these areas.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
575

INFO507: Information Research Methods

This seminar introduces fundamental methods for both qualitative and quantitative research in information studies. Additionally, the seminar introduces the student to established and emerging areas of scholarly research in Schools of Information to encourage her to identify a personal research agenda. The seminar is organized in two main parts: the first part introduces relevant research methods (quantitative and qualitative), whereas the second part overviews specific research directions currently active in the School of Information. The second part of the seminar will be covered by guest faculty who research in each of the covered areas.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
576

INFO514: Computational Social Science

This course will guide students through advanced applications of computational methods for social science research. Students will be encouraged to consider social problems from across sectors, like health science, education, environmental policy and business. Particular attention will be given to the collection and use of data to study social networks, online communities, electronic commerce and digital marketing. Students will consider the many research designs used in contemporary social research and will learn to think critically about claims of causality, mechanisms, and generalization in big data studies. Graduate requirements include additional readings and a more in-depth final paper than is required at the undergraduate level.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
577

INFO515: Organization/Information

Introduction to the theories and practices used in the organization of information. Overview of national and international standards and practices for access to information in collections.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

INFO517: Intro to Digital Cultures

Digital information technologies shape our lives. The benefits and the possible dangers of digital information technologies will be explored from a multidisciplinary perspective, looking at the insights into our digital age from history, linguistics sociology, political theory, information science, and philosophy. Students will have opportunities for active reflection on the ways in which digital technology shapes learning and social interaction. Graduate-level requirements include different percent break-down of requirements and more stringent expectations in work produced.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
578

INFO520: Ethics Library+Info Prof

Study of the basics of ethical theory and its application to problems in information management. Application and development of ethical codes in cases studies.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

INFO521: Intro to Machine Learning

Machine learning describes the development of algorithms which can modify their internal parameters (i.e., "learn") to recognize patterns and make decisions based on example data. These examples can be provided by a human, or they can be gathered automatically as part of the learning algorithm itself. This course will introduce the fundamentals of machine learning, will describe how to implement several practical methods for pattern recognition, feature selection, clustering, and decision making for reward maximization, and will provide a foundation for the development of new machine learning algorithms.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
579

INFO523: Data Mining/Discovery

This course will introduce students to the concepts and techniques of data mining for knowledge discovery. It includes methods developed in the fields of statistics, large-scale data analytics, machine learning, pattern recognition, database technology and artificial intelligence for automatic or semi-automatic analysis of large quantities of data to extract previously unknown interesting patterns. Topics include understanding varieties of data, data preprocessing, classification, association and correlation rule analysis, cluster analysis, outlier detection, and data mining trends and research frontiers. We will use software packages for data mining, explaining the underlying algorithms and their use and limitations. The course include laboratory exercises, with data mining case studies using data from many different resources such as social networks, linguistics, geo-spatial applications, marketing and/or psychology
Terms offered: Fall 2019
580

INFO524: Virtual Reality

Virtual reality is an emerging novel area of technology that has been becoming more and more widely used. It enables a more immersive user experience as the head mounted displays surround 360-degree view. It encompasses many disciplines such as computer science, human computer interaction, game design and development, information science and psychology. This course merges a theoretical, practical and project based approach to give students the necessary knowledge required to design and develop their own virtual reality projects using Unity, which is one of the most widely used 3D game engines worldwide.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

INFO525: Algorithms for Games

Algorithms is a crucial component of game development. This course will provide students with an in-depth introduction to algorithm concepts for game development. The course will cover basic algorithm and data structures concepts, basic math concepts related to game algorithms, physics and artificial intelligence based game algorithms that are supplemented with modern examples. Unity Game Engine along with C# programming language will be used throughout the class.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
581

INFO529: Applied Cyberinfrastruct Conc

Students will learn from experts from projects that have developed widely adopted foundational Cyberinfrastrcutrue resources, followed by hands-on laboratory exercises focused around those resources. Students will use these resources and gain practical experience from laboratory exercises for a final project using a data set and meeting requirements provided by domain scientists. Students will be provided access to computer resources at: UA campus clusters, iPlant Collaborative and at NSF XSEDE. Students will also learn to write a proposal for obtaining future allocation to large scale national resources through XSEDE. Graduate-level requirements include reading a paper related to cyberinfrastructure, present it to the class, and lead a discussion on the paper.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
582

INFO533: Med On-Line Searching

This course will focus on the online retrieval and evaluation of medical literature and the issues surrounding provision of timely, relevant, peer-reviewed medical information. Emphasis will be on the development of the intellectual acuity required to provide physicians, nurses, pharmacists, allied health professionals, medical researchers and consumers with targeted responses to medical queries. Current search modalities such as Evidence-Based Medicine will be covered both in readings and in class discussions.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

INFO540: Introduction To Archives

Provides an introduction to the archival profession with focus on theory and practice in the areas of appraisal and acquisition, arrangement and description, reference, preservation, exhibitions, outreach, and electronic resource development.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
583

INFO551: Game Development

This course provides an introduction to video game development. We will explore game design (not just computer games, but all games) and continue with an examination of game prototyping. Once we have working prototypes, we will continue with the development of a complete 2D computer game. The remaining course topics include: designing the game engine, rendering the graphics to the screen, and artificial intelligence. Students will be given periodic homework that reinforces what was learned in class. Homework will include developing a game prototype, game design documentation, some programming tasks. Students will work in small teams to develop a working game as a term project. Grades will be primarily based on the term project with some small amount of weight to homework. The examples provided in class will be programmed in Java and available for execution on any operating system. Programming homework assignments will be done in either Java or the language chosen by the instructor. The term project can be written in any programming language with instructor permission.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
584

INFO557: Neural Networks

Neural networks are a branch of machine learning that combines a large number of simple computational units to allow computers to learn from and generalize over complex patterns in data. Students in this course will learn how to train and optimize feed forward, convolutional, and recurrent neural networks for tasks such as text classification, image recognition, and game playing.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

INFO565: Info Arch & Controllled Vocab

Introduction to organization systems that use controlled vocabularies. Principles, standards, design and maintenance of thesauri using computer software are studied. The use of controlled vocabularies in website design and digital libraries is also explored.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
585

INFO567: Leadership & the Info Org

All information organizations (libraries, archives, museums, and public and corporate organizations involved in information management) have leadership expectations of their professional employees whether they are in management positions or not. This course focuses the theories, principles, and practices of leadership in these organizations. The course will cover what is leadership and how it differs from management. It will identify what it means to be a professional-- career versus job orientation; understanding personal strengths and management styles (Myers-Briggs, Emotional Intelligence); and professional values-- customer focus, continual learning, diversity. It will also cover understanding organizations and organizational cultures; working on teams; collaboration and negotiation; project management; data based decisions; program development and budgeting, assessment and evaluation; communication skills and interpersonal skills-- including giving and receiving constructive feedback; managing conflict; relationship building and networking; leading change and managing up; and what to look for in a new position.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
586

INFO570: Database Dev And Mgmt

This course covers theory, methods, and techniques widely used to design and develop a relational database system and students will develop a broad understanding of modern database management systems. applications of fundamental database principles in a stand-alone database environment using MS Access and Windows are emphasized. Applications in an Internet environment will be discussed using MySQL in the Linux platform. Graduate-level requirements include a group project consisting of seven sections: Database Design; Implementation (Tables); Forms; Data Retrieval (Queries/Reports); Project Presentation; Project Report; and, Peer Evaluation.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

INFO571: Intro Info Technology

This course is designed to introduce the basic concepts and applications of Internet-related information technology and its impacts on individual users, groups, organizations, and society. The topics in this survey course include computing basics, network applications, human computer interactions, computer-support cooperative work, social aspects of information systems, and some economic and legal issues related to digital services and products.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
587

INFO575: User Interf+Website Dsgn

Study of the user interface in information systems, of human computer interaction, and of website design and evaluation. Graduate-level requirements include group work and longer examinations.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
588

INFO577: Information Security

Security is about protecting assets, such as money and physical possessions. For instance, we use walls, locks, burglar alarms, and even armed guards to keep other people from stealing and/or destroying our stuff. These days, information is typically one of our most important assets. Thus, we have to worry about the possibility of other people stealing and/or destroying it. For instance, criminals threaten our data with scareware or ransomware in order to extort money from us. Also, they use phishing scams and spyware in order to steal our personal information (including passwords), which they can then use to access our computer systems and even steal our identities. The Group Presentation requires those taking the graduate course to participate in creating an online presentation on a topic within the scope of digital security.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
589

INFO580: Data for the Semantic Web

Organizing information in electronic formats requires standard machine readable languages. This course covers recent standards including XML(eXtensible Markup Language) and related technologies (XPath and XSLT) which are used widely in current information organization systems. Building on a sounding understanding of XML technologies, the course also introduces students to newer standards that support the development of the Semantic Web. These standards include RDF (Resource Description Framework), RDFS (RDF Schema), and OWL (Web Ontology Language) and their application under the Linked Data paradigm. While the application of many specific XML schemas used in libraries and other information setting such as science and business will be used to provide the context for various topics, the main focus of the course is on understanding the concepts of XML and Semantic Web technologies and on applying practical skills in various settings, including but not limiting to libraries. The course is heavy with hands-on assignments and requires students complete a final group project.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
590

INFO587: Info Seeking Behaviors

Information-seeking theories, methods, and user behaviors will be covered in order to gain an understanding of how people seek, gather, retrieve and use information. Information-seeking behavior draws on literature from library and information science, psychology, and communications. Graduate-level requirements include conducting a real-world experience or evaluation of information seeking behaviors in a self selected social context and information system. The project will include a two-page proposal of the experience due at the mid term and an online presentation to the class of the findings of the study, including; problem/issue studies, research question, data collected and analyzed, significance to the social context, and a statement of personal relationships to the topic and participants.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
591

INFO608: Managing the Information Org

The planning/evaluation cycle as an approach to assessing various information center services.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
592

INFO640: Adv Archives: Apprsl & Dscr

This course examines the archivist's `first' responsibility - the appraisal of records for long-term preservation. Appraisal is first in the sequence of archival functions and, therefore, influences all subsequent archival activities. Importantly, appraisal is integral in archiving as, through it, archivists determine what sliver of the total human documentary production will actually become `archives' and thus part of society's historical narrative and collective memory. By performing appraisal and selection, archivists are thereby actively shaping the future's history of our times. Topics covered in this course include: Historical Foundations, Key Ideas, and Debates in Appraisal; Appraisal Methods and Strategies; Appraisal for Specific Formats and Genres; and Issues Relating to Appraisal, Democratization, Ethics, and Social Justice. Course readings, assignments, lectures, and discussions will provide students with a thorough knowledge of the basic theories, strategies, professional practices and discourses concerning appraisal with an orientation to doing this job well as working archivists. This is a reading intensive course. Students are expected to attend all classes, do all assigned readings, and participate in in-class and online discussions. Discussions are an integral part of this class as we make sense of our readings and everyday practices together. Participation is absolutely necessary for success. Students are encouraged to integrate relevant prior classroom learning, and personal, professional, and research experiences and reflect upon how these might be utilized or translated in order to work with communities, their archives, and archival materials.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
593

INFO671: Intro Digital Curation/Preserv

LIS/INFO 671 introduces the basic functions of: * digital curation, a term that refers to the full set of management processes needed to create, select, describe, preserve and facilitate access to all types of digital collections, and * digital preservation, a formal endeavor to ensure that digital information of continuing value remains accessible and usable. We will focus primarily on digital curation and preservation in archives, libraries and museums, but we will also explore and compare digital curation and preservation practices from other disciplines, such as e-commerce, government documents and various business document systems and collections, in order to understand both the differences and similarities in the organization, management and preservation of different digital collections. By concentrating on common principles of information organization and information life cycles, you will be able to translate your learning and skills to many kinds of digital collections across disciplines and institutional cultures. This course will also introduce the basic problems associated with digital preservation. It will give students a thorough orientation to the technological and organizational approaches, which have been developed to address long-term preservation concerns. Finally, the course will examine the current state of the art in digital preservation and assess what challenges remain in research and implementation efforts. This course is designed to help new information professionals identify roles to play in managing and preserving digital objects and collections, and at the same time to enhance their effectiveness in working across organizational and technical boundaries.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
594

INFO672: Intro Applied Technology

This course provides a basic understanding of technology in the digital information environment along with an introduction to practical hands-on skills needed to manage digital information. The course combines reading, discussion, collaboration, project work, independent study, and guided hands-on practice. The course covers the basic installation, setup and maintenance of key systems found in the digital information environment today. Linux is used as a foundation for learning while drawing parallels to the Windows server operating system, Unix operating systems, and other operating systems.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

INFO673: Managing Digital Info

This course provides you with a basic understanding of the theory and practical approaches to the management of information and technology in the digital information environment. Management topics considered in this course range from the strategic (planning, leadership, and policy development) to the tactical (project management, the acquisition and deployment of technology). The course combines reading, discussion, collaboration, project work, independent study, and guided hands-on practice in order to reinforce the concepts described in the project objectives.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
595

INFO675: Adv Digital Collections

This three-credit course is one of six required for completion of the Certificate in Digital Information Management (DigIn). This course will provide an in-depth look at the processes involved in building and managing digital collections and institutional repositories. The course will have a strong hands-on component in which students will apply advanced resource description methods to a collection, and then build a prototype repository along with a basic access system. Students will also analyze and discuss case examples of digital collections, focusing on technology management issues and organizational strategies for building different types of collections.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
596

INFO692: Directed Research

Directed Research courses are intended to cover advanced material outside of or beyond the scope of current course offerings. In such courses, the student will work on a research project under the direct supervision of a School of Information faculty member. The research topic should be relevant to MS degree competencies and contribute to the development of the student¿s knowledge and skill sets in the field of Information Science. The student should propose a research plan including the expected outcome and the faculty advisor should approve it before registration. The research plan should include a problem statement, proposed research methods, expected outcome, a schedule of research activities and meeting schedule between the student and the faculty advisor, and the assessment of the student performance. The amount of the work should be appropriate for the requested credits. The primary faculty advisor must be an SI faculty, but faculty members from other units may participate in advising the student.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
597

INFO693: Internship

Internship is intended to provide an opportunity for students to build on what they have mastered in the program and practice the knowledge and skills in the real world. The Internship should be relevant to student's degree competencies and contribute to the development and enforcement of the student's knowledge and skill sets in the field of Information Science. The student should propose an internship plan and the identify an internship site supervisor, who typically is external. The site supervisor and the graduate advisor of the school need to approve the plan prior to course registration. The plan should include goals for the internship, degree competencies addressed by the internship, expected tasks to be completed, work schedule, and the assessment plan. The amount of the work should be appropriate for the units registered (3 units = 135 hours). The internship may be paid or unpaid. Student may take an internship in the same organization where student is employed, but work planed for the internship need to have a clear separation from the work expected by the employment. At the conclusion of the internship, the site supervisor is expected to submit a written assessment of student's work.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
598

INFO696E: Graduate Seminar

The development and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registrants, with the exchange of the results of such research through discussion, reports, and/or papers.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
599

INFO698: Capstone

Capstone Project is intended to provide an opportunity for students to show off what they have mastered in the program. The project should be relevant to MS degree competencies and contribute to the development and enforcement of the student's knowledge and skill sets in the field of Information Science. The student should propose a project plan and the faculty advisor should approve it before registration. The project plan should include goals for the project, MS competencies addressed by the project, system design, an implementation schedule, and the assessment plan. The project plan should also include reasonable milestones and check points. The amount of the work should be appropriate for a 3-unit course. The primary faculty advisor must be an SI faculty, but faculty members from other units may participate in advising the student.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
600

INFO699: Independent Study

Independent studies are intended to cover advanced material outside of or beyond the scope of current course offerings. The topic should be relevant to MS degree competencies and contribute to the development of the student's knowledge and skill sets in the field of Information Science. The student should propose a study plan and the faculty advisor should approve it before registration. The study plan should include learning objectives, readings and/or activities, a schedule of the meetings between the student and the faculty advisor, and the learning outcome and its assessment. The amount of the work should be appropriate for the requested credits. The primary faculty advisor must be an SI faculty, but faculty members from other units may participate in advising the student.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
601

INFO900: Research

Individual research, not related to thesis or dissertation preparation, by graduate students.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

INFO920: Dissertation

Research for the doctoral dissertation (whether library research, laboratory or field observation or research, artistic creation, or dissertation writing).
Terms offered: Fall 2019
602
Information Resources & Library Science
603

IRLS441: Children's Lit in Span


Terms offered: Fall 2019
604
Information Science, Technology & Arts
605

ISTA100: Great Ideas of the Info Age

Important ideas and applications of information science and technology in the sciences, humanities and arts. Information, entropy, coding; grammar and parsing; syntax and semantics; networks and relational representations; decision theory, game theory; and other great ideas form the intellectual motifs of the Information Age and are explored through applications such as robotic soccer, chess-playing programs, web search, population genetics among others.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ISTA116: Statistic Foundations Info Age

Understanding uncertainty and variation in modern data: data summarization and description, rules of counting and basic probability, data visualization, graphical data summaries, working with large data sets, prediction of stochastic outputs from quantitative inputs. Operations with statistical computer packages such as R.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
606

ISTA130: Computational Thinking & Doing

An introduction to computational techniques and using a modern programming language to solve current problems drawn from science, technology, and the arts. Topics include control structures, elementary data structures, and effective program design and implementation techniques. Weekly laboratory.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
607

ISTA131: Dealing with Data

At the core of Information Science lies the digital data that is the object of study. This course aims to introduce the tools, techniques, and issues involved with the handling of this data: where it comes from, how to store and retrieve it, how to extract knowledge from the data via analysis, and the social, ethical, and legal issues involved in its use. Throughout the course, students will be given hands-on experience with actual datasets from a variety of sources including social media and citizen science projects, as well as experience with common tools for analysis and visualization. Students will also examine topical case studies involving legal and ethical issues surrounding data.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
608

ISTA161: Ethics in a Digital World

This course explores the social, legal, and cultural fallout from the exponential explosion in communication, storage, and increasing uses of data and data production. In this class, we emphasize the opposing potentials of information technologies to make knowledge widely available and to distort and restrict our perceptions. In a world of rapid technological change, topics include (but are not limited to): eavesdropping and secret communications, privacy; Internet censorship and filtering, cyberwarfare, computer ethics and ethical behavior, copyright protection and peer-to-peer networks, broadcast and telecommunications regulation, including net neutrality, data leakage, and the power and control of search engines.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ISTA230: Intro Web Design-Development

An introduction to web design and development, with an emphasis on client-side technologies. Topics include HTML, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), JavaScript, and web design best practices.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
609

ISTA251: Introduction to Game Design

This course provides an introduction to game design and teaches students the fundamental concepts for creating games. Students will survey many different games, exploring the issues game designers face when designing games in different genres. Students will participate in a series of game design challenges and will be responsible for designing and prototyping simple games using a game building tool. Students will present their solutions to these challenges in front of the class for general discussion and constructive criticism.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ISTA263: Learning in Information Age

Students will study how digital technologies are changing how people learn, how technology-based learning supports new approaches to assessment, how theories of learning are being developed to support research in these emerging areas, and how research on human learning is informing the design of computers that learn.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
610

ISTA301: Computing and the Arts

This course examines the ways in which computing and information science support and facilitate the production and creation of art in current society. A particular focus of the course will be to discuss how artists have used advances in technology and computing capacity to explore new ways of making art, and to investigate the relationships between technical innovation and the artistic process.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
611

ISTA302: Technology of Sound

This course will provide the student with the information and experience necessary for the creation and manipulation of digital audio. Students will have the opportunity to experience the music-making process with the technology tools and techniques that are common in both home and professional studios. The class will make use of a variety of software packages designed for contemporary music production, explaining the universal techniques and concepts that run through all major software programs. Topics will include musical analysis, MIDI control, synthesis techniques, audio editing, and audio mixing. Lab assignments will emphasize hands-on experience working with musical hardware and software to provide the necessary skills to create music based on today¿s musical styles. The course provides the foundation for further study, creative applications, and personal expression.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
612

ISTA303: Intro to Creative Coding

While the 20th Century saw the rise of the knowledge worker and the information worker, the 21st Century has ushered in the era of the creative professional. Our society is being rapidly transformed by new technologies that are revolutionizing many spheres of life, from entrepreneurship to artistic production. This course provides an introduction to software and hardware packages that are spurring innovation and creativity. Students will explore rapid prototyping, object design, and physical computing using Computer-Aided Design Software, 3D printing technology, and Arduino circuit boards. The Processing programming language will be introduced in this course and used to create generative artworks in both visual and audio idioms. An overview of creative evolutionary computation will survey applications of genetic algorithms and artificial intelligence for creating art.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
613

ISTA311: Foundation of Info & Inference

An introduction to the mathematical theories of probability and information as tools for inference, decision-making, and efficient communication. Topics include discrete and continuous random variables, measures of information and uncertainty, discrete time/discrete state Markov chains, elements of Bayesian inference and decision-making, Bayesian and Maximum Likelihood parameter estimation, and elementary coding theory.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
614

ISTA321: Data Mining and Discovery

This course will introduce students to the theory and practice of data mining for knowledge discovery. This includes methods developed in the fields of statistics, large-scale data analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence for automatic or semi-automatic analysis of large quantities of data to extract previously unknown interesting patterns. Topics include understanding varieties of data, classification, association rule analysis, cluster analysis, and anomaly detection. We will use software packages for data mining, explaining the underlying algorithms and their use and limitations. The course include laboratory exercises, with data mining case studies using data from biological sequences and networks, social networks, linguistics, ecology, geo-spatial applications, marketing and psychology.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
615

ISTA331: Princ Data Science

This course surveys the techniques central to the modern practice of extracting useful patterns and models from large bodies of data and the theory behind these techniques. Students will learn the purpose, power, and limitations of models, with concrete examples from business and science. Course subject matter may include classification and regression, supervised segmentation and decision trees, similarity/distance metrics and recommender systems, clustering and nearest neighbors, support vector machines, understanding and avoiding overfitting, natural language processing and sentiment analysis, machine learning, neural networks, and AI, and logistic regression.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
616

ISTA350: Prog for Informatics Apps

This course will provide an introduction to informatics application programming using the python programming language and applying statistical concepts from a first semester statistics course. A key goal of this course is to prepare students for upper division ISTA courses by expanding on the skills gained in ISTA 116 and 130 but will be broadly applicable to any informatics discipline. Throughout the semester students will be faced with information application problems drawn from several different disciplines in order to expand their breadth of experience while simultaneously increasing their depth of knowledge of scientific and informatics programming methods. Students will practice problem decomposition and abstraction, gaining experience in identifying commonly occurring information processing issues and in applying well-known solutions. In addition, students will design their own algorithmic solutions to problems and will learn how to effectively compare different solutions, evaluating efficiency in order to choose the best solution for a given problem. Periodic code reviews will be held in order to expose students to a range of different solution methods, which will aid them in discovering weaknesses in their own work and will improve their ability to communicate with others on technical topics. The course will include an introduction to the python scientific computing libraries and other statistical packages. Additional course topics will include the use of version control systems, software profiling, general software engineering practices and basic shell scripting.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
617

ISTA355: Natural Language Processing

Natural language processing (NLP) is the study of how we can teach computers to use language by extracting knowledge from text, and then use that knowledge in some meaningful way. In this introductory course, we will examine the fundamental components on which natural language processing systems are built, including frequency distributions, part of speech tagging, syntactic parsing, semantics and analyzing meaning, search, introductory information and relation extraction, and structured knowledge resources. We will also examine pragmatic concerns in processing raw text from real-world sources.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

ISTA391: Preceptorship

Specialized work on an individual basis, consisting of instruction and practice in actual service in a department, program, or discipline. Teaching formats may include seminars, in-depth studies, laboratory work and patient study.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
618

ISTA421: Intro to Machine Learning

Machine learning describes algorithms which can modify their internal parameters (i.e., "learn") to recognize patterns and make decisions based on examples or through interaction with the environment. This course will introduce the fundamentals of machine learning, will describe how to implement several practical methods for pattern recognition, feature selection, clustering, and decision making for reward maximization, and will provide a foundation for the development of new machine learning algorithms.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ISTA424: Virtual Reality

Virtual reality is an emerging novel area of technology that has been becoming more and more widely used. It enables a more immersive user experience as the head mounted displays surround 360-degree view. It encompasses many disciplines such as computer science, human computer interaction, game design and development, information science and psychology. This course merges a theoretical, practical and project based approach to give students the necessary knowledge required to design and develop their own virtual reality projects using Unity, which is one of the most widely used 3D game engines worldwide.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
619

ISTA425: Algorithms for Games

Algorithms is a crucial component of game development. This course will provide students with an in-depth introduction to algorithm concepts for game development. The course will cover basic algorithm and data structures concepts, basic math concepts related to game algorithms, physics and artificial intelligence based game algorithms that are supplemented with modern examples. Unity Game Engine along with C# programming language will be used throughout the class.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ISTA429: Applied Cyberinfrastruct Conc

Students will learn from experts from projects that have developed widely adopted foundational Cyberinfrastrcutrue resources, followed by hands-on laboratory exercises focused around those resources. Students will use these resources and gain practical experience from laboratory exercises for a final project using a data set and meeting requirements provided by domain scientists. Students will be provided access to computer resources at: UA campus clusters, iPlant Collaborative and at NSF XSEDE. Students will also learn to write a proposal for obtaining future allocation to large scale national resources through XSEDE.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
620

ISTA451: Game Development

This course provides an introduction to video game development. We will explore game design (not just computer games, but all games) and continue with an examination of game prototyping. Once we have working prototypes, we will continue with the development of a complete 2D computer game. The remaining course topics include: designing the game engine, rendering the graphics to the screen, and artificial intelligence. Students will be given periodic homework that reinforces what was learned in class. Homework will include developing a game prototype, game design documentation, some programming tasks. Students will work in small teams to develop a working game as a term project. Grades will be primarily based on the term project with some small amount of weight to homework. The examples provided in class will be programmed in Java and available for execution on any operating system. Programming homework assignments will be done in either Java or the language chosen by the instructor. The term project can be written in any programming language with instructor permission.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
621

ISTA457: Neural Networks

Neural networks are a branch of machine learning that combines a large number of simple computational units to allow computers to learn from and generalize over complex patterns in data. Students in this course will learn how to train and optimize feed forward, convolutional, and recurrent neural networks for tasks such as text classification, image recognition, and game playing.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ISTA491: Preceptorship

Specialized work on an individual basis, consisting of instruction and practice in actual service in a department, program, or discipline. Teaching formats may include seminars, in-depth studies, laboratory work and patient study.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
622

ISTA498: Senior Capstone

A culminating experience for majors involving a substantive project that demonstrates a synthesis of learning accumulated in the major, including broadly comprehensive knowledge of the discipline and its methodologies. Senior standing required.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

ISTA498H: Honors Thesis

An honors thesis is required of all the students graduating with honors. Students ordinarily sign up for this course as a two-semester sequence. The first semester the student performs research under the supervision of a faculty member; the second semester the student writes an honors thesis.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
623

ISTA499H: Honors Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
624
Journalism
625

JOUR105: Principles of Journalism

This survey course provides an overview of news journalism, its history, future and role in a democratic society. It will cover the basics of journalism values, principles, law, ethics, writing and reporting.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

JOUR109: Introduction to Journalism

This new course introduces journalism minors to the world of journalism, including history, theory, key elements of journalism, and its role in a Democratic society. Students also will be exposed to the practice of journalism, such as information gathering, writing, basic law and ethics. The course is equivalent to Jour 105 so if students decide to switch into the major these credits will count toward their degree.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
626

JOUR150C1: News in Society

From accusations of fake news, to sensationalism, to biased reporting, trust in media has never been lower. This course will explore how the news media as an influential institution shapes political, social and cultural conversations in society and acts as a check on government power. The course will give you a behind-the-scenes look at how journalists do their job, the sometimes deadly clash between individual expression and government control, your rights under the First Amendment, and why campus preachers can say hateful things but you can't shout fire in a crowded theater. We'll also look at copyright, libel, the current economic crisis related to advertising. Students who complete the course will understand the role media plays in a society and be able to navigate the complex world of fake news, filter bubbles and talking heads, creating engaged and educated consumers of information.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
627

JOUR201A: Career Success

This course is strongly recommended for any student wanting to do an internship through the School of Journalism. It is open to all students wanting to learn how to write a winning cover letter and résumé, start an online work portfolio, how to find jobs and internship, and how to succeed in an internship or job. This is an interactive class designed to prepare you to work on-site for a news or news-related organization under the supervision of an experienced media professional.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

JOUR203: Photojournalism

Reporting news through images and graphics; introduction to all aspects of photojournalism, including law, ethics, history and critical decision-making.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
628

JOUR205: Reporting the News

Gathering, evaluating, and writing news. Completion of this course with a grade of C or better also satisfies the Mid-Career Writing Assessment (MCWA) requirement.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

JOUR208: Law of the Press

Basic legal concepts for print, broadcast, online, and photojournalism, including access to courts, public records and meetings; subpoenas and shield laws; prior restraint; libel; privacy; source confidentiality; intellectual property; obscenity; and FCC regulations.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
629

JOUR209: Writing and Reporting

This new course for minors only develops students' ability to recognize news, to gather facts necessary to report for all platforms, to think critically about information, and to write factual, credible stories. The course focuses on writing mechanics and style and on journalism principles and practices. Students will gain the skills in this class necessary for identifying news, and for reporting, synthesizing, analyzing and organizing information. These skills, whether used in print, broadcast or online, and whether used in legacy media, entrepreneurial start-ups, or on varied platforms are grounded in tenets common to news: accuracy, fairness, completeness, taste, and good news judgment. The class is taught in labs of no more than 19 students per class by experienced adjuncts or faculty.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
630

JOUR219: Media Law and Ethics

This new course specific to minors only, examines legal and ethical frameworks for news media; operation of the U.S. legal system in areas involving libel, privacy, access to news, coverage of the justice system; and foundations of ethical decision making in news and information media settings.
Terms offered: Summer 2019

JOUR280: Broadcast Writing

This course is an introductory class on broadcast news writing, focusing mainly on writing for television with some instruction on writing for audio/radio. Students spend the semester learning basic television and audio/radio writing formats. Ethics in broadcast journalism are introduced and discussed. Toward the end of the semester, students may combine their own original video to use in some assignments.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
631

JOUR303: Sports and the Media

Whether you are aspiring to be a sports journalist or just a more well-rounded sports fan, this course will help you look at sports and the media in a more critical and engaged manner. This course will explore the nexus between sports and media, focusing on the glory days of print journalism to the 24-7 news cycle. It will address race, gender and coverage bias issues and examine ethical cases that involve controversy. And finally, the course will expose challenges facing the sports media, while offering ways to improve the industry.
Terms offered: Summer 2019

JOUR306: Advanced Reporting

Comprehensive and accurate news presentation with emphasis on interview techniques and coverage of major news stories. Completion of this course with a C or better also satisfies Mid Career Writing Assessment (MCWA).
Terms offered: Fall 2019
632

JOUR307: Principles of Multimedia

This is a multimedia course that will introduce you to multimedia reporting which is some combination of text, still photographs, video clips, audio, graphics and interactivity presented on a Web site in a nonlinear format in which the information in each medium is complementary, not redundant. Through interactive exercises you will learn about four basic elements: audio; shooting still photographs and video; editing; and storytelling using a variety of multimedia platforms.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

JOUR308: Sports Journalism

Gathering, evaluating and writing sports news in an ethical and effective manner.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
633

JOUR313: Reporting Public Affairs

Study and practice of newsgathering on executive, legislative, and judicial levels in city, county, state and federal governments, with emphasis on both deadline writing and in-depth stories.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

JOUR319: Visual Journalism

This is an introduction photojournalism and multimedia course specifically for minors only that will present the basics of photography, multimedia production and storytelling, which is some combination of text, still photographs, video clips, audio and interactivity presented on a Web site. The course will cover the foundations of visual storytelling including composition, perspective and light. Software fundamentals will include Photoshop and Final Cut Pro X to round out the course.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
634

JOUR320: Editing

Theory and techniques of copy editing and headline writing; introduction to layout and design.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

JOUR344: Jour, Gender+Multicultur

The course will investigate the intersection of journalism, gender and multiculturalism in the U.S. media. It will survey efforts to increase and improve diversity in the news media. Course will be offered online
Terms offered: Summer 2019
635

JOUR385: Beg TV Reporting+Prodctn

Course introduces students to television reporting and production and the ethical decision-making skills needed to success in the advanced TV course, JOUR 490C Arizona Cat's Eye.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

JOUR390: Intermediate TV Rep/Production

This course is designed to enhance and further develop your video news writing, reporting and production skills that you acquired in 280 and 385. It is a building block for 490C/Arizona Sonora News. Through extensive hands-on experience, you will write, report, shoot, produce, and edit hard news feature and in-depth stories for broadcast and the web. Ideally, by the end of the semester you will have produced several "air" quality news reports that you can include on your résumé reel. This course may be repeated once for credit.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
636

JOUR393: Internship

Work during the summer on-site for a news or news-related organization under the supervision of an experience communication professional. Repeatable once plus one 1-unit part-time internship, for a total of 7 units.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

JOUR399: Independent Study

An extended exploration of a journalistic topic under the supervision of a full-time faculty member. The project can take many forms -- research paper, investigative news stories, photo essay, broadcast documentary or online report.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
637

JOUR402: Media & Terrorism

This course will investigate the interplay between terrorism around the world and media content about terrorism. It will focus on how news media portray terrorism and terrorists, and the effects of terrorism and media portrayal of terrorism on the public. While many of the assigned readings are about terrorism in the United States, including the 9/11 attack, perspectives from countries around the world are also explored. Students should keep up-to-date with developments in terrorism around the world, primarily through news reports. If events related to the course occur, be sure to bring the real-world perspectives into class discussions. Please note that some of the readings for this class will be challenging. Several explore academic theories and/or utilize complex statistical data analysis. While background in theory or data analysis can be helpful, no special knowledge is necessary to understand the material overall.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
638

JOUR405: Media Apprenticeship

Internship with a news organization supplemented with professional development, analysis of industry trends and best practices. Graduate-level requirements include a major research paper.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

JOUR411: Feature Writing

Writing the feature articles for newspapers, magazines or other media; specialized reporting and writing techniques.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
639

JOUR419: Watchdog Journalism

This course specific to journalism minors teaches students how to apply public affairs journalism in their work, communities, and everyday life. Students learn how to investigate government, acquire public records, and communicate that information effectively to citizens. Students learn first-hand the press¿ role in a democratic society and develop skills and knowledge that will help them, as well as those around them, to become engaged citizens.
Terms offered: Summer 2019

JOUR422: Publication Design

Theory, principles and practice of layout, typography, and design for a variety of media.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
640

JOUR428: Product Dev. in Journalism

This course will be a hands-on class in which you research and develop an idea for a news product and begin implementing the necessary steps to see your idea launch. By the end of the class you should have a beta version of your product that serves your identified audience.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

JOUR439: Ethics + Diversity in the News

Analysis of ethical theory and how it relates to journalists' roles and responsibilities in a democratic society. Case studies involve questions of bias, accuracy, privacy and national security.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
641

JOUR447: Access to Government Info

The course will focus on access to government records and meetings. From the perspective of the journalist acting on behalf of the people in a democracy, it will look at the benefits and harms caused by access to government information.
Terms offered: Summer 2019

JOUR455: Environmental Journalism

This applied course teaches you to write compelling, substantive stories that illuminate environmental subjects, trends and issues, often in human terms. This course emphasizes the role of the environmental journalist not as an advocate but as a reporter who accurately and fairly reports the news. We examine the principles of journalism, the scientific process and the differences between environmental journalism and environmental communication. Guest speakers - journalists, researchers and other experts - explore key issues involved in communicating with the public about the environment. Readings and discussions examine issues of balance, scientific uncertainty, risk, accuracy and ethical codes.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
642

JOUR472: Science Journalism

Science is one of the most powerful forces of change in the world. This applied course covers the fundamental elements of producing news reports about science events and issues. We will examine the principles of journalism, the scientific process and the differences between science journalism and science communication. Guest speakers¿prominent science journalists and scientists¿will explore key issues involved in communicating with the public about science. Readings, case studies and discussions will examine issues of balance, scientific uncertainty, accuracy and ethical codes for science journalists. You'll write professional-quality science articles for general interest and specialized news media. You'll learn how to gather, evaluate and organize information in ways that will produce accurate, comprehensive information for the public. Each student will write one short piece, and in pairs you'll research and produce an in-depth article.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
643

JOUR473: Reporting U.S.-Mexico Border

Students will gain an understanding of best practices and challenges specific to reporting in the borderlands, and will conduct research in and about the border region, including interviews with area residents. They will report findings in the form of essays, oral histories, research projects and in-depth reporting projects.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

JOUR479: Professional Project

This class for journalism minors provides a platform for students to bring together everything they learned in their previous classes to create a final project that applies journalistic work to their major topic or area of their interest. This course is a hands-on class in which students research and develop an idea for a journalistic website and begin implementing the necessary steps to see it through to publication. By the end of the class students should have a website, which they can launch and begin publishing content and even start generating revenue if they wish.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
644

JOUR480: Advanced Multimedia

This is a hands-on advanced multimedia course that will provide students with the opportunity to refine their multimedia storytelling and technical production skills by producing journalistically interesting multimedia projects. The multimedia projects will be well researched and include some combination of text, video, audio, still photographs, graphics that will be presented on a website. Through interactive exercises and assignments, emphasis will be given to improving audio, video, still image capture and editing skills. This course is a combined lecture with outside lab work being required. Intermediate computer technical knowledge and skills, basic photojournalism and multimedia are required for successful completion of this course.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
645

JOUR487: History of American Journalism

The course explores the evolution of U.S. journalism and its intersection with American politics, economics, and culture. Students will read original primary published sources as well as secondary historical works and develop skills in historical research methods.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

JOUR490F: Arizona-Sonora News

Students in Arizona Sonora News produce strong enterprise stories in written and multimedia formats, which are then provided to media for professional publication. Students learn the techniques of search engine optimization and key word construction, and apply what they have learned in their other classes through the major. This engaged learning news service class enables students to demonstrate that they can produce professional quality work.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
646

JOUR493: Internship

Work on-site for a news or news-related organization under the supervision of an experienced communication professional. If combined with two 3-unit summer internships only a total of 7 units is acceptable.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

JOUR493H: Honors Internship

Work on-site for a news or news-related organization under the supervision of an experienced communication professional, performing to the standards of the Honors College.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
647

JOUR493L: Legislative Internship

Spend a semester working for Arizona Capitol TV, a nonpartisan office of the state legislature in Phoenix. Research, write and produce video segments. 12 credit units, usually split between two departments. Journalism usually uses this course as a substitute for JOUR 380, with the other units counted as upper-division elective credit.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

JOUR496F: Media Cover/Intl Crises

How international media cover conflicts and other humanitarian crises, focusing on the Arab/Muslim world. Understanding of the business and culture of global news organizations.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
648

JOUR497C: Reporting the World

This course is about understanding the world as a journalist, an international specialist or an informed citizen. It teaches how foreign correspondents gather news and examines factors that shape the global exchange of information.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

JOUR498H: Honors Thesis

An honors thesis is required of all the students graduating with honors. Students ordinarily sign up for this course as a two-semester sequence. The first semester the student performs research under the supervision of a faculty member; the second semester the student writes an honors thesis.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
649

JOUR499: Independent Study

An extended exploration of a journalistic topic under the supervision of a full-time faculty member. The project can take many forms -- research paper, investigative news stories, photo essay, broadcast documentary or online report.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
650

JOUR502: Media & Terrorism

This course will investigate the interplay between terrorism around the world and media content about terrorism. It will focus on how news media portray terrorism and terrorists, and the effects of terrorism and media portrayal of terrorism on the public. While many of the assigned readings are about terrorism in the United States, including the 9/11 attack, perspectives from countries around the world are also explored. Students should keep up-to-date with developments in terrorism around the world, primarily through news reports. If events related to the course occur, be sure to bring the real-world perspectives into class discussions. Please note that some of the readings for this class will be challenging. Several explore academic theories and/or utilize complex statistical data analysis. While background in theory or data analysis can be helpful, no special knowledge is necessary to understand the material overall. Graduate-level requirements include an extensive research paper on a topic related to media and terrorism. The final product will be a 15 to 20-page paper that will account for 30% of the final grade.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
651

JOUR505: Media Apprenticeship

Internship with a news organization supplemented with professional development, analysis of industry trends and best practices. Graduate-level requirements include a major research paper. Graduate-level requirements include a major research paper.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

JOUR506: Intro + Adv Reporting

This course is both an introductory and advanced reporting course for graduate students in the School of Journalism. It is intended for first year graduate students.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
652

JOUR507: Report with Multimedia

This course is designed to give graduate students an intensive hands-on introduction to multimedia reporting. Multimedia reporting is defined as the effective and ethical use of text, still photographs, video clips, audio, graphics and interactivity for the Web.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

JOUR508: Jour Theory & Practice

This course introduces graduate students to the major theories related to the critical study of the media. Fieldwork may include publication of conclusions. Requirements include a major research paper.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
653

JOUR509: Internatnal+US Media Law

Basic legal concepts for media in an international and U.S. context, including access to courts, public records and meetings; subpoenas and shield laws; prior restraint; libel; privacy; source confidentiality; intellectual property; obscenity; and broadcast regulations.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

JOUR511: Feature Writing

Writing the feature articles for newspapers, magazines or other media; specialized reporting and writing techniques. Graduate-level requirements include additional in-depth assignments.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
654

JOUR522: Publication Design

Theory, principles and practice of layout, typography, and design for a variety of media. Graduate-level requirements include critically analyzing a major publication and redesigning it according to newest principles.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

JOUR528: Entrepreneurial Journalism

This course will be a hands-on class in which you research and develop an idea for a news website and begin implementing the necessary steps to see your idea become a real website. By the end of the class you should have a website, which you can launch and begin publishing content and start generating revenue. Graduate students will be required to research an emerging trend in journalism entrepreneurship. The student will write an eight-page paper on the subject and present findings to the class and local media outlets.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
655

JOUR539: Ethics + Diversity in the News

Analysis of ethical theory and how it relates to journalists' roles and responsibilities in a democratic society. Case studies involve questions of bias, accuracy, privacy and national security. Graduate-level requirements include a research paper examining a major ethical issue and providing a critique regarding how the media covered the issue.
Terms offered: Summer 2019

JOUR547: Access to Government Info

The course will focus on access to government records and meetings. From the perspective of the journalist acting on behalf of the people in a democracy, it will look at the benefits and harms caused by access to government information. Graduate-level requirements include the research paper being twice as long as the undergrad. It is expected to be of graduate-level quality, and pose a suitable research question that could lead to a later study.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
656

JOUR555: Environmental Journalism

This applied course teaches you to write compelling, substantive stories that illuminate environmental subjects, trends and issues, often in human terms. This course emphasizes the role of the environmental journalist not as an advocate but as a reporter who accurately and fairly reports the news. We examine the principles of journalism, the scientific process and the differences between environmental journalism and environmental communication. Guest speakers - journalists, researchers and other experts - explore key issues involved in communicating with the public about the environment. Readings and discussions examine issues of balance, scientific uncertainty, risk, accuracy and ethical codes. Graduate-level requirements include writing an additional story and leading the writing workshops and case study discussion.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
657

JOUR572: Science Journalism

Science is one of the most powerful forces of change in the world. This applied course covers the fundamental elements of producing news reports about science events and issues. We¿ll examine the principles of journalism, the scientific process and the differences between science journalism and science communication. Guest speakers¿prominent science journalists and scientists¿will explore key issues involved in communicating with the public about science. Readings, case studies and discussions will examine issues of balance, scientific uncertainty, accuracy and ethical codes for science journalists. You¿ll write professional-quality science articles for general interest and specialized news media. You¿ll learn how to gather, evaluate and organize information in ways that will produce accurate, comprehensive information for the public. Each student will write one short piece, and in pairs you¿ll research and produce an in-depth article. Graduate-level requirements include writing an additional story proposal, query letter and news report plus the in-depth story or multimedia piece will be longer that at the undergraduate-level.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
658

JOUR573: Reporting U.S.-Mexico Border

Students will gain an understanding of best practices and challenges specific to reporting in the borderlands, and will conduct research in and about the border region, including interviews with area residents. They will report findings in the form of essays, oral histories, research projects and in-depth reporting projects. Graduate students are expected to take on a leadership role in the class and from time to time will be assigned to lead class discussions. Graduate students may also be assigned additional readings and duties, such as increased research, writing, and organizing responsibilities.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
659

JOUR580: Advanced Multimedia

This is a hands-on advanced multimedia course that will provide students with the opportunity to refine their multimedia storytelling and technical production skills by producing journalistically interesting multimedia projects. The multimedia projects will be well researched and include some combination of text, video, audio, still photographs, graphics that will be presented on a website. Through interactive exercises and assignments, emphasis will be given to improving audio, video, still image capture and editing skills. This course is a combined lecture with outside lab work being required. Intermediate computer technical knowledge and skills, basic photojournalism and multimedia are required for successful completion of this course. Graduate students will be required to produce a well-researched and cited 30- to 45-minute in-class PowerPoint presentation on a documentary film or filmmaker. Acceptable subjects will be listed in the assignment sheet handout.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
660

JOUR587: History of American Journalism

The course explores the evolution of U.S. journalism and its intersection with American politics, economics, and culture. Students will read original primary published sources as well as secondary historical works and develop skills in historical research methods. Graduate-level requirements include a research paper suitable for presentation at an academic conference or publication in a scholarly journal in the field.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

JOUR589: Survey of Research Mthds

Students will be exposed to qualitative and quantitative research methods, such as historical and legal research, media analysis, content analysis, in-depth interviewing and discourse analysis.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
661

JOUR590F: Arizona-Sonora News

Students in Arizona Sonora News produce strong enterprise stories in written and multimedia formats, which are then provided to media for professional publication. Students learn the techniques of search engine optimization and key word construction, and apply what they have learned in their other classes through the major. This engaged learning news service class enables students to demonstrate that they can produce professional quality work. Graduate-level requirements include an additional assignment and/or taking on a leadership position.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

JOUR593: Internship

Work on-site for a news or news-related organization under the supervision of an experience communication professional.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
662

JOUR594: Practicum

An opportunity to do field research to explore journalistic ethics, theory and practices and their impact on contemporary society.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

JOUR596F: Media Cover/Intl Crises

How international media cover conflicts and other humanitarian crises, focusing on the Arab/Muslim world. Understanding of the business and culture of global news organizations. Graduate-level requirements include more extensive research and papers.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
663

JOUR597C: Reporting the World

This course is about understanding the world as a journalist, an international specialist or an informed citizen. It teaches how foreign correspondents gather news and examines factors that shape the global exchange of information. Graduate-level requirements include a higher standard of quality than undergrads. Grad students meet for a short session with the professor each week to discuss more theoretical issues or to examine international news items in more depth. Assignments 1. Will be required to read at least two books from the list (on D2L) or of their choosing ¿run it by the professor ¿ and write short reflective book reports (format on D2L). Due anytime before the last class. (10 percent each) AND 2. Will write an additional, short analytical research paper on a specific facet of either media coverage of, or international reaction to some aspect of your beat (3000 words). OR, will do a reporting/writing project focusing on some aspect of a refugee group here in Tucson. Must be of publishable quality. Consult early with the professor on the topic.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
664

JOUR599: Independent Study

An extended exploration of a journalistic topic under supervision of a full-time faculty member. The project can take many forms -- research paper, investigative news stories, photo essay, broadcast documentary or online report. Graduate students doing independent work which cannot be classified as actual research will register for credit under course number 599, 699, or 799.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

JOUR909: Master's Report

Individual study or special project or formal report thereof submitted in lieu of thesis for certain master's degrees.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
665

JOUR910: Thesis

Research for the master's thesis (whether library research, laboratory or field observation or research, artistic creation, or thesis writing). Maximum total credit permitted varies with the major department.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
666
Judaic Studies
667

JUS103A: Elementary Modern Hebrew

Intensive introduction to basic oral skills, reading and writing to accomplish simple conversation and read easy Hebrew with comprehension.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

JUS103B: Elementary Modern Hebrew

Intensive introduction to establish foundation for beginning fluency in conversation, reading and writing.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
668

JUS160D1: Jewish Thought+Culture

We will explore the historical construction of Jewish culture as an organically developing constellation of multiple and often conflicting communities throughout history with varying religious ideas and practices.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

JUS203A: Inter Modern Hebrew

Instruction to achieve moderate fluency in conversation, reading and writing.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
669

JUS203B: Inter Modern Hebrew

Instruction to achieve moderate fluency in conversation, reading and writing.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

JUS301: Jewish Civilization

This course is intended as an introductory survey and as a gateway to more specialized courses in Judaic Studies. Students will explore Jewish Civilization through selected topics that will address the questions of how and why Jews and their Israelite forbearers created, recreated, and give expression to their culture(s), and what significance that has had for them and for history.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
670

JUS303A: Advanced Modern Hebrew

Advanced instruction in modern Hebrew language and literature.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

JUS303B: Advanced Modern Hebrew

Advanced instruction in modern Hebrew language and literature.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
671

JUS321: Women In Judaism

Images of Jewish women in Jewish and other texts. Texts include religious, historical and literary genres from biblical, medieval, and modern sources. The course will deal with Jewish women as mothers, leaders, stereotypes, and current feminist viewpoints.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

JUS322: Modern Jewish Thought

Course traces the historical development of the many expressions of modern Jewish philosophy and theology since the seventeenth century.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
672

JUS329: Jewish-Christian Relat

Explores the parallel and intersecting paths that both Jewish and Christian communities have taken toward theologies of self-identity.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

JUS332: Holocaust: Witnesses & Repres

This course examines the impact of the Holocaust on contemporary Jewish thought. The methodology of the course is interpretive and historical. In the course, students will explore theological and philosophical texts, Holocaust narrative and film, in order to understand the role of the Holocaust in Jewish history. However, the course will not focus on the historical events of the Holocaust. Instead, the course will be arranged thematically into three sections: The introductory section examines the anti-Semitism of the Holocaust in the context of the antagonistic relationship between Judaism and Christianity throughout history.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
673

JUS348: Israeli Fiction+Poetry

The course provides an introduction to major trends in Israeli fiction, poetry, and literary criticism. It also provides a historical background on ideological context and cultural identity formation by learning about Israeli literary accomplishments beginning in the 1880's and ending in the 1990's.
Terms offered: Summer 2019

JUS370A: Modern Jewish History

Survey of major political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in the history of Diaspora Jewry: Modern Jewish history.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
674

JUS370B: History of the Jews

Survey of major political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in the history of Diaspora Jewry from the Middle ages to the French Revolution.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

JUS372A: Hist+Reli:Israel Anc Tim

Survey of the history and religion of ancient Israel. Biblical period through the Babylonian Exile; introduction to the Hebrew Bible.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
675

JUS372B: Hist+Reli:Israel Anc Tim

Survey of the history and religion of ancient Israel. Ezra-Nehemiah to the Roman Empire, with emphasis on the formation of rabbinic Judaism.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

JUS374: The Holocaust

Socio-economic and intellectual roots of modern anti-Semitism, evolution of Nazi policy, the world of death camps, responses of Axis and Allied governments, and responses of the Jews.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
676

JUS377: Modern Israel

Evolution of the State of Israel from the rise of Zionism in 19th Century Europe to the present. Survey of the origins of the State of Israel from the rise of Zionism in 19th Century Europe to the Declaration of the State of Israel in 1948. Evolution of the State of Israel from 1949 to the present. Emphasis on interactive generative processes and understanding of the interplay between past processes and present socio-political realities.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

JUS384: International Human Rights

This course will introduce students to international human rights principles and aspects of transitional justice, while also allowing for them to understand the complexities of Israel and the issues that confront the state. Students will have a unique opportunity to consider the international framework of human rights from an Israeli perspective while attaining a better understanding of Israel internationally. Students will become familiar with the variety of international methods that might assist in moving the region towards a more stable co-existence.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
677

JUS387: History of Anti-Semitism

This course examines various definitions of anti-Semitism and traces the history of anti-Semitism (or "anti-Judaism") from the earliest arguments between Christianizing Jews and Judaizing Christians to the birth of Islam, through the period of Muslim expansion and the Crusades, to the Middle Ages, the Enlightenment, and the Holocaust. It looks at the differences among various types of Christian anti-Semitism, Muslim anti-Semitism, and Jewish anti-Semitism, and concludes with a look at contemporary forms of anti-Semitism.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

JUS389: Mid East Ethnic+Rel Minr

Overview of ethnic and religious minorities in the contemporary Middle East, study of ethnic and religious diversity and its origin and manifestations in the modern Middle East. Examination of how the concept of religious and ethnic minority has emerged as a key factor in state policies towards minorities as well as the cultural, economic, political, religious, and educational lives of its people.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
678

JUS394: Practicum

The practical application, on an individual basis, of previously studied theory and the collection of data for future theoretical interpretation.
Terms offered: Summer 2019

JUS399: Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
679

JUS452: Israeli Women

This course explores themes that include women in Judaism, women in Zionism, women in Yishuv, and women in the Palmah generation. Areas receiving special attention include women in Israeli law, religion, the army and the Kibbutz.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

JUS453: Advanced Hebrew

Advanced instruction in Biblical and/or Rabbinic Hebrew language and literature.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
680

JUS454: Spanish Inquisition

The Inquisition in Spanish, European, & ethnic history: its bureaucracy and procedures; its festivities, its victims, New and Old Christians; and witches. Social, economic, and demographic context.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

JUS493: Internship

Specialized work on an individual basis, consisting of training and practice in actual service in a technical, business, or governmental establishment.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
681

JUS493H: Honors Internship

Specialized work on an individual basis, consisting of training and practice in actual service in a technical, business, or governmental establishment.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

JUS494: Practicum

The practical application, on an individual basis, of previously studied theory and the collection of data for future theoretical interpretation.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
682

JUS496H: Honors Seminar

The development and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registrants, with the exchange of the results of such research through discussion, reports, and/or papers.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

JUS498H: Honors Thesis

An honors thesis is required of all the students graduating with honors. Students ordinarily sign up for this course as a two-semester sequence. The first semester the student performs research under the supervision of a faculty member; the second semester the student writes an honors thesis.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
683

JUS499: Independent Study

Qualified students work on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Terms offered: Summer 2019

JUS553: Advanced Hebrew

Advanced instruction in Biblical and/or Rabbinic Hebrew language and literature. Graduate-level requirements include additional meeting times and additional reading and writing assignments.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
684

JUS554: Spanish Inquisition

The Inquisition in Spanish, European, & ethnic history: its bureaucracy and procedures; its festivities, its victims, New and Old Christians; and witches. Social, economic, and demographic context. Graduate-level requirements include graduate students studying more deeply the economic, social and demographic context of the Inquisition, through more scholarly reading, discussion and writing.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
685
Latin American Studies
686

LAS150B1: Mod Lat Am:Race, Rights, Revol

An interdisciplinary introduction to the people, place and cultures of Latin America and to the political, economic and social institutions and conditions of the region. Social Interactions and Relationships - The course examines how and why environmental quality, economic development, living conditions, democracy, migration, trade, religion and US policy vary across different countries and social sectors.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
687

LAS150B2: Understanding Mexico Today

Mexico today is a diverse and dynamic country that is often misrepresented in popular stereotypes as a country full of sleepy, rural villages or dangerous, drug-ridden deserts. What are the major challenges facing Mexico today? Why do so many people migrate away from Mexico-and why do even more Mexicans return home? What historical and contemporary forces have shaped contemporary Mexico? We will learn about major topics including immigration, racial and ethnic diversity, democracy and political change, inequality, environmental change, violence, injustice and impunity, and Mexico in the global context (especially Mexico-United States relations). In the process, you will gain a far better understanding than most North Americans have of the peoples, environments, cultures and regions of Mexico, and of the complex political, economic and social structures that influence the region and its international relations, especially with the United States. This course focuses on current challenges of development, environment, and politics in Mexico. It will examine how Mexico has dealt with such issues as economic development and human rights. We will also explore environmental and indigenous politics, resource struggles, urban challenges, and the impact of the war on drugs. The last part of the class examines Mexican migration experiences, U.S. immigration policy, and the social and environmental context of the U.S.-Mexico border. Students are encouraged to follow the news about Mexico to keep up with rapidly-changing events and ideas. Some of the topics we cover are controversial (e.g., revolutions, immigration, drugs and U.S. intervention) and you may not always agree with the opinions expressed by the readings, professors, teaching assistants, or your fellow students. We encourage you to express your ideas and to question the ideas presented to you, in a constructive manner that shows respect for the views of others.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
688

LAS195A: Us-Mex Border:Sep+Integ

An introduction to the complexities of the local border reality and prepares students to better appreciate the challenges and opportunities facing the region from a variety of perspectives. Though not exclusive, areas of concern include business, trade, health care, education, environment, tourism, migration and security. An interdisciplinary approach to the transnational dynamics of the borderlands provides wide appeal across programs and majors. Guest speakers representing the different border region constituencies will complement the class lectures and discussions. Participation in this colloquium prepares the student for an optional field trip course (LAS 395a) to the border region and/or into the neighboring state of Sonora taking place over several weekends during the fall semester. Students will be evaluated on the basis of attendance and participation, a short reflection paper (3 - 4 pages), and a final oral presentation. Students taking the course for Honors credit will be assigned special readings and /or attend special related lectures to report on during class sessions and receive honors grading.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
689

LAS204: Comp Politics- Age of Globaliz

Survey of the major political systems and analysis of comparative political concepts, with a view to preparation for more advanced study.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
690

LAS230: Latin America: Food & Culture

Food is of wide-ranging interest because it makes up a significant part of the cultures that bind people together into national communities. Food is central to cross-cultural studies of behavior, thought, and symbolism. This course explores the connections between what people in Latin America eat and who they are through cross-cultural study of Latin Americans' food production, preparation, and consumption. Readings are organized around critical discussions of what people cook and eat in Mexico, Tucson-Mexico Border, Caribbean, Central America, Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil, Peru, and Argentina. A primary goal of the course is to provide students with theoretical and empirical tools to understand and evaluate the relationship between food, history, culture, and economy in Latin America at local and global levels.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
691

LAS251: Wrld Reg:Comp+Glob Persp

Survey and comparison of major world regions with a focus on how global processes, regional interconnections, and local geographic conditions create distinctive regions and landscapes.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

LAS280: Brazilian Identity

This course takes representations and experiences of citizenship in modern Brazil as the springboard for the study of cross-cultural membership in society. How are understandings and experiences of citizenship bound up with the definition and institutionalization of race/ethnicity, class, and gender? This broad question will be examined in specific areas in Brazil such as public health, urban and rural development, environment, education, law, politics, and pop culture. The course covers theoretical readings and case studies from different geographical areas. Instructional materials are interdisciplinary, drawing mainly on the fields of History, Anthropology, Sociology, Political Science, and Geography.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
692

LAS305A: Port for Span Speakers

Accelerated beginning Portuguese for speakers of Spanish. Taught by communicative approach and contrastive analysis.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

LAS310: Afro-Latin American Literature

A bio-critical discussion/study of writers of African decent/extraction from Latin America.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
693

LAS311A: Geography of Mexico

Provides an overview of the diverse regions, geographies and peoples of Mexico, with particular attention to contemporary processes shaping the socioeconomic, political, environmental and cultural landscape today.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
694

LAS312: U.S.-Latin America Relations

This course looks at both sides of the U.S.-Latin American relationship. Since independence, the United States has been a major player in the political and economic development of the Latin American region. Conversely, policies and events originating in Latin America shape politics and society in the United States. Course topics include U.S. foreign policy and policy impact on the Latin American region, Latin America's influence on hemispheric relations, and Latin America's diverse policy approaches to the United States and the world. The course is organized to first provide students with a historical overview as a foundation for understanding contemporary U.S.-Latin American relations. The focus of the course then shifts to exploring the most critical contemporary policy issues. The course is divided into two parts. Part I outlines the history of U.S.-Latin American relations from Latin America's independence in the early 19th century, through the War on Terror that began in 2001. Part II focuses on five critical policy concerns that shape U.S.-Latin American relations in the 21st century: democracy, economic development, security, the environment, and migration. Students will engage in intense study of one of these policy issues to write an independent research paper, and work in groups to design and present a policy brief at the end of the term.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
695

LAS317: Latin American Immigration

Migration is currently re-shaping American cities, families, urban landscapes, rural areas, and politics, and altering the nation's racial and cultural make up. In response, societal attitudes shift and are re-imagined. This course examines the quasi-permanent presence of undocumented immigrants in the United States in an age of global movements, how this confounds established spatial orders that have conventionally defined nationhood, and the ensuing struggles for belonging and place within 'a nation of immigrants.'
Terms offered: Fall 2019

LAS319: Mexican American Culture

Historical background, cultural institutions, identity problems, social relations, and expectations of people of Mexican ancestry in the United States.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
696

LAS322: Prehisp,Hisp+Chicano Art

Survey of the native, prehispanic arts of Meso; Central and South America; art since the conquest of Mexico, Central and South America; and Hispanic Arts of the Southwest and contemporary Chicano art.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

LAS330: Inter Conversation


Terms offered: Fall 2019
697

LAS331: Anthropology+Development

The role of anthropology in interdisciplinary projects involving economic development and planned change on the national and international levels.
Terms offered: Spring 2019

LAS334A: Mesoamerican Civil:Maya

The course provides an overview of Maya archaeology from the origins of agriculture through the Spanish Conquest.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
698

LAS335: Rap, Culture And God

Study of popular culture and religion in African-American and Latino/a communities, with a focus on the place of rap music in the cultural identity of these traditions.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

LAS337: Survey Mexican Folk Mus

Examination of the traditional folk music of Mexico and its influence. This course covers the history and evolution of the mariachi as well as the vast potpourri of Mexican music traditions. A working knowledge of Spanish is helpful but not required. Open to all undergraduate University students, regardless of major.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
699

LAS341: Trnsl+Intrp:Scl Just+Prc

Professional, social justice, sociolinguistic, and cognitive aspects of Translation and Interpretation. Includes language policy and social justice goals to providing language services for limited and non-English speaking populations, role of translators and interpreters, simultaneous and consecutive interpretation, role of norms in legal translation, meaning of translation, health care interpretation and translation, business and technical translation, observation of professional settings, translation and interpretation practice. This course is a prerequisite for the following courses: MAS 306, MAS 308, MAS 309, MAS 311, MAS 408, MAS 409.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

LAS345: Caribbean Politics

This course provides an introduction to the politics of Caribbean states, from 1960 to the present. It will discuss major issues that affect the Caribbean region, namely, migration, poverty, regional economic cooperation and political integration, democratic institutions, and U. S. foreign policy towards the region.
Terms offered: Fall 2019
700

LAS347: Politics of Latin America

Survey of the political forces and social groups important in shaping contemporary Latin America; examination of Indians, slaves, peasants, landlords, labor, the middle sectors, and the military; discussion of theories of instability.
Terms offered: Fall 2019

LAS348: Drug Wars/Oil Fortunes Lat Am

With a focus on Latin America, this course examines the historical, comparative, and current dynamics of two global commodities: illicit drugs and oil. These commodities ¿ which depend on a U.S. consumer base ¿ generate unfathomable wealth and unrelenting violence at local, national, and international levels. We follow them from extraction and production through consumption, examining socioeconomic and environmental impacts, their relationship to state corruption, and possible strategies for responding to the problems they create.
Terms offered: Summer 2019
701

LAS350: Reading Literary Genres


Terms offered: Fall 2019

LAS351: Race + Class In Lat Am

The impact of commercial expansion, urbanization, industrialization, and ideological change on race and class relations in Latin America from the 16th to early 20th century.
Terms offered: Spring 2019
702

LAS354: Drugs and Violence in Mexico

The course will focus on the specific characteristics of the current conflict by learning about President Felipe Calderón¿s approach to combating organized crime, the involvement of the ATF and DEA in Mexico, and the important Transnational Criminal Organizations (TCOs), such as the Sinaloa Cartel, Los Zetas, The Gulf Cartel and their leaders Joaquin ¿El Chapo¿ Guzmán, ¿El Lazca¿, Osiel Cardenas, Miguel Felix Gallardo, the Beltran Leyva brothers to name a few. We will also discuss the Peace Movement in Mexico and the work that is being done to change the course of the conflict. As the semester advances we will discuss more broadly the social issues imbedded in this conflict and provide opportunities for students to arrive at complex understandings of the role of drugs and violenc