ENG 301 Writing and Literacy III. Thematic study of literary texts from a specific literary period, region, nation, theme or genre. Specific course titles will illustrate content. Prerequisite: ENG 201
GER 415 German History in Context: Weimar Cinema. An examination of the interwar period through classic Weimar cinema.
LING 320 Historical Linguistics. In-depth study of a topics, issues, formalisms, or theoretical nuances related to linguistics.
PSC 316 Comparative Politics. Comparison of contemporary political systems. Students will examine institutions and issues from industrialized to underdeveloped states. Country profiles are presented to highlight significant features. Offered once every 3-4 years.
PSY 320 Cross-Cultural Psychology. A comparison of the similarities and differences in human experiences and behaviors across cultures. *PSY 320 is an elective special topics course, which means students can take it even if they’ve taken a PSY 320 before because this is a completely new one.
PSY 405 History & Systems of Psychology. A study of systems of psychological thought in history and contemporary society. Prerequisites: PSY 101 or 102, junior/senior standing.
SOC 323 Cross-Cultural Awareness. This course explores the challenges and opportunities of cross-cultural contact and communication in new, unfamiliar settings. While the students study, visit, and explore sites in other nations, they will consider the role of culture in shaping human thought and behavior as evidenced by various customs, values, beliefs, and communication styles.
COUN 550 Holistic Counseling in a Diverse World. This course facilitates the understanding and acceptance of all cultures and differentiated individuals within the counseling profession. An examination of multi-cultural and pluralistic trends is coupled with exploration of personal biases and experiences. Counseling skills and approaches among varying cultures are fortified.
COUN 634 Issues in Human Development: Historical and Cross-Cultural Perspectives. This course examines historical and cross-cultural influences and current understandings in human development. Students will examine key figures and cultural events, identify human needs and wellness factors at different points across the lifespan, and consider implications for their role as helping professionals.