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Distribution Requirement (21 Credits)

Every student must choose and complete successfully one course from a specified list in each of the seven areas listed below. The list of approved courses is available at the Academic Information and Advisement Center (Shuster Hall, Room 280) and in the Schedule of Classes, distributed prior to registration each semester. (The list of Distribution Courses is approved each year. The following list is approved for the Fall 2011 semester and may change for subsequent semesters.) No more than two courses from the same department may be used to satisfy the Distribution Requirement.

Area I: Individuals and Society (3 credits)

AAS(WST) 239: Black Women in American Society

ANT/WST 206: Anthropological Perspectives on Women and Men

LAC 231/PRS 242: Latinos in the United States

LAC 232: Family & Gender Relations among Latinos

LNG 150: The Phenomena of Language

POL 217: Criminal Justice

POL 230: Immigration and Citizenship

PSY 166: General Psychology

SOC 166: Fundamentals of Sociology

Area II: Socio-Political Structures (3 credits)

AAS 166: Introduction to African and African American Studies

AAS 225: The Contemporary Urban Community

AAS/HIS 248: African History

ANT 211: Cultural Anthropology

ECO 166: Introduction to Macroeconomics

GEH 101: An Introduction to Geography

GEH 235: Conservation of the Environment

GEP 204: Basic Mapping: Applications and Analysis

GEP 210: Introduction to Environmental Science

POL 150: Contemporary Political Issues

POL 166: American Political System

POL 211: Public Policy

Area III: Literature (3 credits)

AAS/LAC 241: Literature of the English and Francophone Caribbean

AAS 242: African Literature

AAS 267: African American Literature

ENG 222: Literary Genres

ENG 223: English Literature

ENG 226: Shakespeare

ENG 227: American Literature

ENG 229: Contemporary Urban Writers

ENG/WST 234: Women in Literature

ENG 260: American Minority Literature

FRE 232: The Francophone World (in translation)

IDW/CLT 211: Classics of the Western World: Ancient & Medieval

IDW/CLT 212: Classics of the Western World II: Renaissance & Modern

IDW/CLT 213: Classics of the Asian World

LAC/PRS 214: Literature of the Caribbean

SPA/LAC 233: Latin American Literature in Translation

*ENG 300: English Literature I, fulfills Area III requirement for

English majors in the ECCE certification sequence

Area IV: The Arts (3 credits)

AAS 266: Contemporary Black Music

ARH 135: Introduction to the History of Asian Art—Islamic, Buddhist, and Hindu Cultures

ARH 137: Introduction to the History of Non-Western Art

ARH 141: Introduction to the History of Modern Art of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries in Europe & the U.S.

ARH 167: Tradition & Innovation in the Art of the West

ART 109: Observation and Visual Experience

ART 110: Elements of Visual Communication

COM 212: History of the Cinema I

COM 213: History of the Cinema II

DNC 235: Dance Perspectives

HUM 250: The City & the Theatre

MSH 114: Introduction to Music

THE 241: The Art of the Theatre

THE 243: Queer Theatre

Area V: Comparative Culture (3 credits)

AAS 232: African Civilizations

AAS/LAC 235: Caribbean Societies

AAS (WST) 240: Women in African Society

ANT/WST/LAC 210: Women in Latin America

ANT 230-238: Selected Studies in Society & Culture (230: Africa, 231: Middle East, 232: Europe, 233: India, 234: Oceania, 235: Native North America, 236: Southeast Asia, 237: East Asia, (LAC) 238: Latin America

GEH 240: Urban Geography

HIS 240: East Asian Civilization

HIS 249: Islamic Civilization

IAS 250 (ANT 250) SOC 250: The Italian-American Community

MES 245: Introduction to Middle Eastern Studies

MMJ 211: Introduction to Multilingual Media

POL 266: Politics & Culture

POL/RUS 220: Russia Today

PRS 213: Puerto Rican Culture

WST 220: Introduction to Women's Studies

Area VI: Historical Studies (3 credits)

AAS/HIS 245: History of African-Americans

ANT 212: Ancient Peoples & Cultures

HIS 241: Early Modern Europe, 1400-1815

HIS 242: Contemporary European History

HIS 243: The Foundation of the United States

HIS 244: Modern United States History

HIS 246: Civilizations of the Ancient World

HIS 247: Medieval Civilization

HIS 250: Understanding History (Selected Topics)

LAC/HIS 266: Introduction to Latin America & the Caribbean I

LAC/HIS 267: Introduction to Latin America & the Caribbean II

POL 241: Globalization

PRS/HIS 212: History of Puerto Rico

*HIU 348: History of New York: City and State, fulfills Area VI

requirement for HIS majors in the ECCE certification sequence

Area VII: Knowledge, Self, and Values (3 credits)

AAS/PHI 269: Introduction to African Philosophy

ACU 266: Classical Myth & the Human Condition

AMS 111: American Culture: Value & Traditions

AAS/PHI 269: Introduction to African Philosophy

PHI 169: Critical Reasoning

PHI 170: Introduction to Logic

PHI 171: Problems of Philosophy

PHI 172: Contemporary Moral Issues

PHI 173: Justice and Society

PHI 174: Theories of Human Nature

PHI 175: Philosophy of Religion

PHI 177: Philosophy of Contemporary Music

POL 172: Great Political Thinkers

Last modified: 7/30/2015