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International Cultural Studies (ICS)


150. Introductory Seminar (1) (F, W, S) A gateway to the major through enquiries into key cultural issues, methods of research and ways of thinking, writing and dialoging and an introduction to the field of cultural studies, including its philosophical nature, scope  and the various subfields that encompass the different emphases or tracks within the major. (Must be taken concurrently with ICS 151).

151. Introduction to Cultural Studies Theory (2) (F, W, S) An introduction to the major figures in cultural studies theory from the disciplines of anthropology, communications, humanities, literary criticism, history and post-colonial studies. (Must be taken concurrently with ICS 150).

199R. Service Leadership Intern ICS (1-3) (Variable) Off-campus service learning. Activities related to the major and employment will be approved. Prior approval is necessary, a program coordinated by a faculty member and an on-site supervisor.

261. Cultures of Oceania (3) (W) Study of the peoples and histories of Oceania. Emphasis on gaining general cultural literacy with special attention on expressive culture and group diversity.

262. Cultures of Asia (3) (F) Studies of the peoples and histories of Asia. Emphasis on gaining general cultural literacy with special attention on expressive culture and group diversity.

264. Cultures of Europe (3) (F, W) A survey of major European arts of music, painting, sculpture, architecture, literature, as well as philosophy and history covered through an historical approach from the classical period to the contemporary.

266. Cultures of Latin America (3) (Varied) Study of the peoples and histories of Latin America. Emphasis on gaining general cultural literacy with special attention on expressive culture and group diversity.

390R. Special Topics in International Cultural Studies (1-3) (Variable).

399R. Internship in International Cultural Studies (1-12) (F, W, S) Students may receive credit for applied experience in International Cultural Studies. Prior approval must be obtained and a program coordinated by a faculty member and the on-site supervisor.

490 Senior Seminar (3) (F, W, S) Students will identify an original research project, produce a formal proposal, review the literature, conduct research, and present preliminary findings in oral and written reports. (Prerequisite: ENG 315)

496R. Student Research (1-3) (F, W, S) Supervised individual research for students who have been granted a student research and development associateship. Required for all associates.