Aug 19, 2019  
Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


Numbering System Each course in the curriculum is defined by an alphabetical prefix and a 3-digit number. The 3-digit number indicates the level of study: 100- and 200-level courses are lower division; 300- and 400-level courses are upper division; 500-, 600- and 700- level courses are graduate courses.

When a W is added to the end of the course number, this means that the course will satisfy the Writing Requirement. However, not all sections of courses with a W meet the writing requirement. Refer to the schedule of classes to see which sections of the course are designated as W.

000-level course designation Developmental courses for ESL students; placement determined by testing of entering students.

100-level course designation Courses with no prerequisites, survey courses or courses defining basic concepts and presenting the terminology of a discipline.

200-level course designation Courses of intermediate college-level difficulty, courses with 100-level course(s) as prerequisite(s) or survey courses devoted to particular areas or fields within a discipline.

300-level course designation Courses of advanced college-level difficulty taken by majors and upper-division students; these are often considered to be courses in the major, offered for students clearly interested in and qualified in the subject.

400-level course designation Advanced upper-division courses and/or seminars, tutorials and honors courses for majors and upperdivision students.

Alphabetical Prefixes The following prefixes are used, preceding the 3-digit number, to designate the field of study. They are listed here alphabetically, with the department or program and field to which they pertain. Specific departments and programs appear alphabetically in the table of contents, the index and the HEGIS Code  section. 
 

 

Other Courses

  
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    COUNS 20500 - Career Planning and Job Search


    Study of  factors that contribute to choosing and developing a career such as interest and abilities, personality traits, and career characteristics. Students are presented with the option of completing a thirty-hour internship to improve their grades. Career inventories are administered and results analyzed.
    For SEEK students. This course is housed in the School of Education, Department of Educational Foundations and Counseling
    2 hrs 2 cr.

Africana and Puerto Rican/Latino Studies

  
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    AFPRL 10000 - Introduction to Black Politics


    General survey of politics of African world with major emphasis on politics in Black America.
    GER 2/B PD/B
    3 hrs 3 cr
  
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    AFPRL 10100 - Introduction to Africana Studies


    Introduction to the history and culture of Africa and the African diaspora.

    GER 2/B PD/A or B
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 10200 - Latino Communities in the United States


    GER 2/B PD/B
    Migration, ethnicity, community life and public policy issues of Latino groups compared to the Puerto Rican experience.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 10300 - Conquest and Resistance: Puerto Rican Experiences in Comparative Perspective


    GER 2/B PD/B
    Introductory study of the Puerto Rican experience compared with experiences of Native and African Americans, Chicanos and Pacific Island peoples in the territorial expansion of the United States.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 14100 - Puerto Rican Folklore


    GER 2/C PD/A or B
    Study of Puerto Rican folklore: traditional beliefs, legends, religious rites and typical music.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 14300 - The Image of the Puerto Rican National Identity in Its Literature


    PD/A
    Analysis of literary works of Puerto Rican authors and their images of Puerto Rican society.
    prereq: ENGL 12000 and reading knowledge of Spanish
    3 hrs 3 cr.
    offered fall only
  
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    AFPRL 20100 - African History from Human Origins to 1600 CE


    GER 2/B PD/A
    African history from ancient times with emphasis on endogenous African development of civilizations and complex economic, technological and cultural systems over time.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 20200 - African History Since 1600 CE


    GER 2/B PD/A
    Main currents of African history from 1600 CE to present
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 20300 - African American History I


    GER 2/B PD/B
    Survey of historical experiences of African people in U.S. from 16th century to end of Civil War.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 20400 - African American History II


    GER 2/B PD/B
    Survey of historical experiences of African people in U.S. from 16th century to end of Civil War.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 20500 - African American Politics of Social Change


    GER 2B PD/B
    The Civil Rights Movement and social change in U.S. Since 1954.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 20600 - African Political and Social Change


    PD/A
    Introductory study of political and social change in Africa during the second half of the 20th century.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 20700 - African Caribbean Politics I


    PD/A
    Examines political economy of slavery and colonialism and responses of Caribbean people from 1492 to political independence.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 20800 - African Caribbean Politics II


    PD/A
    Begins with attainment of political independence by major Caribbean countries; focuses on nation building.
    prereq: AFPRL 20700
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 20900 - Introduction to Caribbean History to 1900


    GER 2/B PD/A
    Introduction to the major themes in Caribbean history to 1900.
    prereq: ENGL 12000
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 21000 - Introduction to Caribbean History: 1900 - Present


    GER 2/B PD/A
    Introduction to the major themes in Caribbean history after 1900.
    prereq: ENGL 12000
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 21100 - Black Economic History


    Survey of economic behavior of Black Americans since 1619, with African background.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 22000 - African Spirituality in the Diaspora


    GER 2/C PD/A or B
    The nature and expressions of the spiritual ethos enabling the survival of classical African human values in dehumanizing circumstances during and after enslavement in North America, South America and the Caribbean.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 22200 - African Civilization


    GER 2/C PD/A
    Introduction to study of African civilization.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 23500 - African Literature (W)


    GER 2/A PD/A
    Introduction to contemporary African literature originally written in English. The course is conducted in English; all course requirements are in English.
    prereq: ENGL 12000
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 23600 - African American Literature (W)


    GER 2/A PD/B
    Introduction to African American writing, from earliest expressions to present.
    prereq: ENGL 12000
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 23700 - African Caribbean Literature (W)


    GER 2/A PD/A or B
    Introduction to the historical development and major artistic preoccupations of Caribbean literature. The course is conducted in English; all course requirements are in English.
    prereq: ENGL 12000
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 23800 - Introduction to the Literature of the African Diaspora (W)


    Introduction to a cross-section of texts that contribute to the creation and development of an African Diaspora literary tradition.

    GER 2/A PD/A or B
    prereq: ENGL 12000
    3 hrs 3 cr
  
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    AFPRL 24100 - Puerto Rican History to 1897


    GER 2/B PD/A
    An examination of Taino society, Spanish colonialism, slave economy and the development of nationhood in the 19th century.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 24200 - Puerto Rican History Since 1898


    GER 2/B PD/A
    Sociohistorical, political and economic analysis of Puerto Rico dating from the U.S. invasion to the present.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 24300 - Puerto Rican Culture


    GER 2/C PD/A or B
    General study of Puerto Rican culture and ethnic mixtures that went into making of that culture.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 24400 - Puerto Ricans in the United States


    GER 2/B PD/B
    Survey of the origins, contemporary and future development of Puerto Ricans in the United States.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 24500 - Puerto Rican Literature I


    PD/A
    Analysis of the emergence and development of the various literary genres which surfaced during the 19th century in the literature of Puerto Rico. Discussion and analysis of major 19th century Puerto Rican authors (Hostos, Tapia and Zeno Gandia).
    prereq: SPAN 20200 or equiv. or perm instr.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 24600 - Puerto Rican Literature II


    PD/A
    Discussion and analysis of the literary and cultural evolution of Puerto Rico viewed through the works of key 20th century authors. Literary production from the 1960s onwards is emphasized.
    prereq: SPAN 20200 or equiv. or perm instr.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 24700 - Puerto Ricans in the U.S. as a Literary Theme


    Analysis of literary texts dealing with Puerto Rican communities in U.S. and their migration experiences.
    prereq: ENGL 12000 and reading knowledge of Spanish
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 25500 - Puerto Rican/Latino Children in North American Schools


    PD/B
    Survey of educational system viewed as an acculturating institution.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 27000 - Economic History of Puerto Ricans


    Stages of change in economic structures and labor conditions among Puerto Ricans in Puerto Rico and the U.S.
    prereq: AFPRL 24200 or 24400
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 28100 - Fieldwork in African American/Latino Communities


    Fieldwork involvement and sociopolitical analysis of a community organization in the Black and/or Puerto Rican/Latino communities.
    Course open to Majors and Minors Only
    3 hrs 3 cr. each
  
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    AFPRL 29000 - Selected Topics in Africana and Puerto Rican/Latino Studies


    PD/A or B
    Topics change according to instructor.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 30400 - Leaders and Movements of Black Urban Communities (W)


    GER 3/B PD/B
    Personalities and movements that have influenced Black communities of U.S.; focuses mainly on 20th century.
    prereq: AFPRL 20300 or 20400 or 20500
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 30600 - Modern African International Relations (W)


    GER 3/B PD/A
    Factors affecting relations among African states and between African and non-African states within international system.
    prereq: AFPRL 20600 or perm instr.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 30700 - Contemporary African Politics (W)


    GER 3/B
    Study of post-independence nationalism, political systems, regional and inter-nation cooperation of African nations.
    prereq: AFPRL 20600 or perm instr.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 30800 - Contemporary International Relations of the African-Caribbean (W)


    GER 3/B
    Examination of the use of foreign policy for economic development in the Caribbean and as an instrument of transformation.
    prereq: AFPRL 20700 or 21000 or perm instr.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 30900 - African-Americans and Africa (W)


    GER 3/B PD/A or B
    Major evidence of Black American involvement and interest in Africa from 1775 to present.
    prereq: AFPRL 20300 or 20400
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 31000 - Modern Nigeria (W)


    GER 3/B
    Detailed study of the historical development of modern Nigeria from the late 19th century to the present.
    prereq: perm instr.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 31300 - Slavery (W)


    GER 3/B PD/A or B
    Historical overview of slavery from Africa to the Americas.
    prereq: AFPRL 20300 or 20900 or perm instr.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 31800 - Women in Africa (W)


    GER 3/B PD/C
    Examination of African womanhood in traditional setting during colonialism and neo-colonialism, independence and revolution.
    cross-listed WGSC 31800 (A Writing-intensive Course)
    prereq: AFPRL 20200 or 22200 or perm instr.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 31900 - Women in the African Diaspora (W)


    GER 3/B PD/B or C
    The cultural-historical role of women of African descent in North America and the Caribbean in relation to the family, to political resistance and in sustaining African culture and values.
    cross-listed WGSC 32900 (W)
    prereq: AFPRL 20400 or 20900 or 21000 or perm instr.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 32000 - African-Caribbean Culture (W)


    GER 3/A PD/A or B
    Anthropological study of culture of Caribbean peoples of African descent: African roots, slavery and contemporary life styles.
    prereq: AFPRL 20900 or 21000 or 22200
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 32100 - Caribbean Migration and New York City (W)


    GER 3/B PD/A or B
    An historical examination of the lives of Caribbean immigrants in New York City from the causes for emigration to the development of an ethnic community in the City.
    prereq: ENGL 12000; AFPRL 20700, 20800, 20900, 21000, 30700 or 30800
    3 hrs 3 cr
  
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    AFPRL 33600 - African-American Women Writers (W)


    GER 3/A PD/C
    African-American female authors from slavery to present: novels, short stories, essays, plays, poetry, teenage fiction and children’s books.
    cross-listed WGS 33600 (W)
    prereq: AFPRL 23600 or perm instr.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 33700 - Caribbean Women Writers (W)


    GER 3/A
    A study of some of the major preoccupations of Caribbean fiction, such as history, migration/travel, creolization, memory and language, from the perspectives of selected women writers, paying close attention to the historical, intellectual and cultural contexts that stimulated the production of these works.
    cross-listed WGSA 33700 (W)
    prereq: AFPRL 23600 or 23700 or ENGL 22000 or WGS 10000
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 34200 - Political Nationalism in Puerto Rico (W)


    GER 3/B PD/A
    Nationalist ideology in Puerto Rico: its impact on contemporary political movements and economy.
    prereq: AFPRL 24200 or perm instr.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 35100 - Major Puerto Rican Figures (W)


    GER 3/B PD/A or B
    Theorists, poets and statesmen in formation of Puerto Rican nationality.
    prereq: AFPRL 14300 or 24200 or 24300
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 35200 - Power Structure in Puerto Rico (W)


    GER 3/B
    Social analysis of class divisions, role of the economy and the United States presence in Puerto Rico.
    prereq: AFPRL 24300 or 27000
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 35500 - The African Image in 19th and 20th century Spanish Antillean Poetry (W)


    GER 3/A PD/A
    The portrayal of the African image in Spanish Antillean poetry seen through the work and poetic trends of its major exponents.
    prereq: AFPRL 14300 or SPAN 20800, reading knowledge of Spanish
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 35600 - Latino Literature in English (W)


    GER 3/A PD/B
    Latino writing in English in the U.S.; analysis of cultural, linguistic and ideological factors as found in the work of such authors as Sandra Cisneros (Chicana), Pedro Pietri (Puerto Rican) and Oscar Hijuelos (Cuban-American).
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 36000 - Politics in Puerto Rico (W)


    GER 3/B
    Analysis of the political status issue, development of political parties, national leadership and participation.
    prereq: AFPRL 24200 or 34200 or perm instr.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 36200 - Puerto Rican and Caribbean Religious Practices (W)


    GER 3/A PD/A or B
    Reading knowledge of Spanish suggested. Analysis of roots of folk religion in Indian, African and Spanish cultures. Religious syncretisms, popular imagery and ritual practices.
    prereq: AFPRL 14100 or 24300
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 38400 - Poverty in Society (W)


    GER 3/B
    Causes and effects of deprivation, with emphasis on policy and program approaches for African Americans and Puerto Ricans/Latinos.
    prereq: successful completion of any 2 AFPRL courses
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 38700 - Puerto Rican/Latino Politics in the United States (W)


    GER 3/B PD/B
    An analysis of the political participation and leadership of Puerto Ricans and other Latinos in the United States.
    prereq: either AFPRL 10200, 24200 or 24400 or perm. Instr.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 39000 - Research Topics in Africana and Puerto Rican/Latino Studies (W)


    GER 3/A or B
    Topics change according to instructor.
    Open to Jr/Sr only.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 42800 - Selected Topics in Africana and Puerto Rican/Latino Studies: Social Science


    GER 3/B PD/B
    Topics change according to instructor.
    Pluralism and diversity requirements are dependent on the topic course.
    prereq: perm dept.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 42863 - Afro-Latino Culture and History


    GER 3/B PD/A
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 44500 - Caribbean Short Story in Spanish: Readings and Theories


    GER 3/A
    A critical study of the short story genre in the Hispanic Caribbean viewed in conjunction with contemporary literary theory.
    prereq or coreq: SPAN 20800
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 49900 - Honors


    Individual research and 30 page honors essay based on assigned theme under supervision of a full-time AFPRL faculty member.
    prereq: completion of 24 AFPRL credits including three 300/400 level courses; only open to AFPRL upper seniors with 3.5 major GPA and 3.0 cumulative GPA.
    3 hrs 3 cr.

Africana and Puerto Rican/Latino Studies: Courses Less Frequently Offered

  
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    AFPRL 18100 - Language and Ethnic Identity


  
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    AFPRL 18200 - Culture and Ethnic Identity


  
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    AFPRL 24800 - Caribbean Spanish


  
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    AFPRL 27600 - The Puerto Rican Family


  
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    AFPRL 31400 - Blacks in Labor and Politics (W)


    GER 3/B
    Black labor from emancipation to present. Emphasis on period between New Deal and present.
    prereq: AFPRL 20400 or 20500 or perm instr.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 32200 - African World View: Philosophy and Symbolic Thought (W)


    GER 3/A PD/A
    Examination of African religious systems, metaphysical conceptions and philosophy.
    prereq: AFPRL 22200 or perm instr.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
    offered every other sem.
  
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    AFPRL 32300 - Islam and Christianity in Africa (W)


    GER 3/A
    Examination of relationship of Islam and Christianity to primary African religion and their political role in African history.
    prereq: AFPRL 201 or 202 or 222 or perm instr.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 32400 - African-American Ethnohistory (W)


    Ethnohistorical survey of development of Black culture in the diaspora; reinterpretation of African forms in Western European environment.
    prereq: AFPRL 22000 or perm instr.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 33000 - Autobiography as a Theme in Black Literature (W)


    GER 3/A
    Treatment of autobiographical works of Black authors in U.S., Caribbean and Africa during 19th and 20th centuries.
    prereq: AFPRL 23600 or perm instr
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 37000 - Sociolinguistic Fieldwork in Black and Puerto Rican/Latino Speech Communities (W)


    GER 3/B
    Sociolinguistic theory applied to linguistic varieties spoken in African American, African- Caribbean, Puerto Rican and other Latino communities.
    prereq: AFPRL 18100 or ANTHC 15100
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 40100 - Pan-Africanism


    GER 3/B
    Seminar traces development of Pan-Africanism through the 20th century.
    Not open to freshmen.
    prereq: AFPRL 20200 or 20400 or 20600
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 40200 - African American Political Thought


    GER 3/B
    Comparative theorists; methods and ideological currents.
    prereq: AFPRL 20300 or 20400 or 20500
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 40300 - Development Strategies in the African-Caribbean


    GER 3/B
    Analysis of developmental strategies used by Caribbean nations after independence.
    prereq: AFPRL 20700 or 20800 or 20900 or 21000 or perm instr.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 42000 - The Black Church and Social Change


    GER 3/B
    In-depth study of the sociopolitical role of Black church in political struggle of Black people with special emphasis on America.
    prereq: AFPRL 20300 or 20400 or 20500 or perm instr.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    AFPRL 44200 - History of Puerto Rican Labor Movements


    GER 3/B
    Historical development of Puerto Rican working class, its movements and organizations from 19th century to present.
    prereq: AFPRL 24200 or 27000
    3 hrs 3 cr.

Anthropology: Archaeology

  
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    ANTHC 12600 - Introduction to Prehistoric Archaeology


    GER 2/B
    Human social and cultural evolution from the earliest humans to the rise of the first civilizations.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
    offered every sem.
  
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    ANTHC 12700 - Introduction to Archaeological Techniques


    Strategies of data collection; determination of age of deposits, environmental reconstruction, examination of artifacts.
    prereq: ANTHC 12600 or perm instr.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    ANTHC 22600 - Archaeology of Africa


    GER 3/B PD/A
    Prehistory; origins, adaptations, cultural evolution of early hominids; origins of agriculture, early complex societies.
    prereq: ANTHC 12600 or perm instr.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    ANTHC 22700 - Archaeology of Europe


    GER 3/B PD/D
    Prehistory; early hunting and gathering adaptations, beginnings of sedentary village life, development of complex societies.
    prereq: ANTHC 12600 or perm instr.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    ANTHC 22800 - Archaeology of the Near East to 2000 BC


    GER 3/B PD/A
    Sociocultural development of Near East from early hunter-gatherers to first states and empires.
    prereq: ANTHC 12600 or perm instr.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    ANTHC 23000 - Prehistory of North American Indians


    GER 3/B
    Examination of adaptation and change in prehistoric cultural systems, employing archaeological and ethnohistorical sources.
    prereq: ANTHC 12600 or perm instr.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    ANTHC 23100 - Archaeology of Mesoamerica


    GER 3/B
    Sociocultural development from early hunter-gatherers to first pre-Hispanic states and empires.
    prereq: ANTHC 12600 or perm instr.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    ANTHC 23200 - Archaeology of South America and the Caribbean


    GER 3/B
    Sociocultural development from early hunter-gatherers to first pre-Hispanic states and empires.
    prereq: ANTHC 12600 or perm instr.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    ANTHC 32600 - Rise of Old and New World Civilizations


    GER 3/B
    Theoretical and empirical examination of development of urbanism and state, in the Old and New Worlds.
    prereq: ANTHC 12600 or perm instr.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    ANTHC 32700 - Prehistoric Cultural Ecology


    GER 3/B
    Survey of selected problems in human evolution and adaptation from an ecological perspective.
    prereq: ANTHC 12600 or perm instr
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    ANTHC 34600 - Analytic Methods in Archaeology


    GER 3/B
    Theory and methods of analysis of materials recovered from archaeological excavations and surveys.
    prereq: ANTHC 12600 or perm instr.
    5 hrs (3 hrs lec, 2 lab) 4 cr.
  
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    ANTHC 42600 - Seminar in Archaeological Field Methods


    Introduction to field methods and techniques in survey and excavation; involves weekend fieldwork on nearby sites. Depending on topic, may meet PD/B or D.
    prereq: ANTHC 12600 or perm instr.
    3 hrs 3 cr.

Anthropology: Biological Anthropology, Genetics and Paleontology

  
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    ANTHP 10100 - Human Evolution


    GER 2/E
    The study of human origins and adaptation, through an understanding of evolutionary mechanisms, genetics, comparative primate biology, the fossil record, and modern human variation.
    6 hrs (3 hrs lec, 3 hrs lab) 4 cr.
    offered every sem.
  
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    ANTHP 10200 - Human Variation


    GER 2/E
    Description and analysis of biological variation in living human populations. Both genetic and phenotypic variation will be examined. Lab experiments and demonstrations.
    6 hrs (3 hrs lec, 3 hrs lab) 4 cr.
    offered every sem.
  
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    ANTHP 21400 - Theory of Evolution


    History of and major debates in evolutionary theory, with particular emphasis on human evolution.

     
    prereq: ANTHP 10100, 10200, or equiv.
    3 hrs 3 cr.

  
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    ANTHP 30100 - Human Fossil Record


    GER 3/B PD/C
    The hominid fossil record of Africa, Asia and Europe. Human evolution as evidenced in fossil record.
    prereq: ANTHP 10100, 10200, or equiv.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    ANTHP 30200 - Human Genetics


    Analysis of distribution of contemporary human populations and microevolutionary processes that underlie human variability
    prereq: ANTHP 10100, 10200, or BIOL 10200
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    ANTHP 31000 - Primate Ecology and Behavior


    GER 3/B
    Examination of ecological factors responsible for the distribution and behavior of living primate species.
    prereq: ANTHP 10100 or 10200 or BIOL 10000 or 10200
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    ANTHP 31100 - Primate Evolution


    GER 3/B
    Evolution of primate behavior and morphology; interdependence of ecology, behavior and morphology.
    prereq: ANTHP 10100 or perm instr.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    ANTHP 31200 - Primate Evolutionary Genetics


    Examines evolutionary relationships, social behavior, natural selection, disease, population history, demography, medicine and genomics. This course draws on readings from the primary literature.
    prereq: ANTHP 10100 or ANTHP 10200 or BIOL 10200
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    ANTHP 31600 - Human Evolutionary Adaptations


    GER 3/B
    Studies adaptive significance of distinctive biological features of human species, including brain size, secondary sexual characteristics, sparse body hair and use of complex language.
    prereq: ANTHP 10100 or 10200 or BIOL 10000 or 10200
    3 hrs 3 cr.
  
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    ANTHP 40100 - Seminars in Selected Topics


    Course provides in-depth study of specific topics in field of physical anthropology.
    prereq: prereq; depends on topic
    3 hrs 3 cr.

Anthropology: Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology

  
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    ANTHC 10100 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology


    GER 2/B PD/A
    Comparative and historical examination of the human condition through a focus on diverse responses to universal problems, such as making a living, resolving conflict, organizing family/kin relations and finding meaning in the world.
    3 hrs 3 cr.
    offered every sem.
 

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