2017-2018 Catalog

Arts and Sciences (A & S)

http://www.arts-sciences.und.edu

The College of Arts and Sciences offers a limited number of non-departmental courses. Among these are , A&S 299 Special Topics and A&S 499 Special Topics. They provide for on-demand courses in areas of particular relevance when students or faculty members wish to initiate them. They can provide special-interest courses for particular groups of students. They can serve as a curricular laboratory for experimental courses which may later be established as regular offerings within departments or programs. Students and faculty members wishing to initiate course offerings under A&S 294 Directed Studies, A&S 299 Special Topics, and A&S 499 Special Topics should present their proposals in writing to the Dean of the College. See the Arts and Sciences website (http://www.und.edu/dept/artsci) for the appropriate A&S course request forms.

 

Minor In Canadian Area Studies

Housed in the College of Arts and Sciences, this is an interdisciplinary 20-credit minor in Canadian Area Studies. There are three required courses:

GEOG 362Geography of Canada3
HIST 204Canada to 18673
or HIST 205 Canada since 1867
A&S 252Introduction to Canadian Studies3

At least 6 additional credits must be taken at the upper-division level.

Students will be able to choose an area of concentration from among the following:

French Canada (for the student with sufficient background in the French language), total 20 hours.

FREN 307A Social and Cultural History of Québec3
FREN 373North American Francophone Cultures through Literature and Film3
FREN 494Individual French Readings1-3
HIST 300Topics in History1
Required Courses9
Any combination of courses from the approved list (see below)

Native, total 11-12 hours

IS 250Lakota Language I3
IS 251Lakota Languages II3
IS 350Native American Languages3
IS 201History of the Sioux3
IS 203History of the Ojibwe3
ANTH 377North American Archaeology3
HIST 399Selected Topics in History (when applicable)2-3
Required Courses9

General,

Any of the above listed courses11-12
Required Courses9

Courses which carry credit for the Canadian Area Studies minor:

ANTH 377North American Archaeology3
A&S 251Study in Canada1-12
A&S 252Introduction to Canadian Studies3
IS 250Lakota Language I3
IS 251Lakota Languages II3
ENGL 367American Indian Literatures3
ENGL 415Seminar in Literature3
FREN 307A Social and Cultural History of Québec3
FREN 373North American Francophone Cultures through Literature and Film3
FREN 494Individual French Readings1-3
GEOG 262Geography of North America I3
GEOG 362Geography of Canada3
GEOG 462Geography of North America II3
HIST 204Canada to 18673
HIST 205Canada since 18673
HIST 300Topics in History (History of Quebec)1
HIST 300Topics in History (History of the Canadian West)1
HIST 300Topics in History (History of the Canadian North)1
HIST 399Selected Topics in History (when applicable)2-3
HIST 421The British Empire, 1496-18843
HIST 422The British Empire and Commonwealth, 1884-the Present3
HIST 431Seminar in the History of the Great Plains3
HIST 470United States-Canadian Relations, 1776 to the Present3
IS 201History of the Sioux3
IS 203History of the Ojibwe3
IS 350Native American Languages3

Diversity and Inclusion Certificate

A total of 16 credit hours within the following:

Core Course: One of the following (3 credits):
ANTH 372Culture Theory3
COUN 250Dialogue on U.S. Diversity3
ENGL 228Diversity in Global Literatures3
ENGL 229Diversity in U.S. Literatures3
PHIL 342Ethical Theory3
PSYC 421Diversity Psychology3
SOC 250Diversity in American Society3
SWK 493ASpecial Topics (Diversity and International Social Welfare Through a Social Work Lens)1-3
Area Courses: One course from four of the following areas (12 credits):
Sex, Gender3
Race, Ethnicity, Nationality3
Religion3
Social/Economic Class3
Ability3
Age3
Applied Experience (1 credit): As approved for the Diversity & Inclusion Certificate
Workshop: Seminar courses related to diversity & inclusion, e.g., IMPACT, COUN 399
Internship/Co-op: Student must propose how experience relates to diversity
Contact hours: At least 50 contact hours in the forms of volunteer work, shorter workshops or presentations, conference attendance (diversity-specific), or others as approved by the College of Arts & Sciences
Area Courses:
Sex/Gender
ANTH 375Women in Prehistory3
CJ 302Women, Crime, and Criminal Justice3
ENGL 357Women Writers and Readers3
HIST 332Women in Early America3
HIST 333Women in Modern America3
IS 346Gender in American Indian Cultures3
PSYC 210Human Sexuality3
PSYC 365Psychology of Women3
RELS 216Women and Religion3
RELS 466Sex, Gender and Religion3
SOC 340Sociology of Gender3
WGS 200Introduction to Gender Studies3
WGS 225The Study of Women3
WGS 480Feminist Theory3
Race, Ethnicity, Nationality
ANTH 373Indians of Latin America3
ENGL 365Black American Writers3
ENGL 367American Indian Literatures3
ENGL 415Seminar in Literature (Asian-American Literature and Theory)1-4
ENGL 415Seminar in Literature (Latina/o Literature and Theory)1-4
HIST 371African-American History since 18773
IS 123American Indians and Culture3
SOC 435Racial and Ethnic Relations3
Religion
RELS 101Religions of the West3
RELS 102Religions of Asia3
RELS 203World Religions3
RELS 250East and West in Religion3
RELS 315Daoism and Confucianism3
RELS 320Hinduism3
RELS 355Islam3
RELS 380Buddhism3
RELS 410Asian Religions in the United States3
Social/Economic Class
PHIL 355Social and Political Philosophy3
SOC 407Political Sociology3
SOC 436Social Inequality3
Ability
IS 311Health and American Indian Cultures3
RHS 250Contemporary Issues in Rehabilitation3
RHS 260Inclusion in Recreation Settings3
RHS 350Overview of Disabilities3
Age
PSYC 355Adulthood and Aging3
RELS 245Death and Dying3
SOC 352Aging and Society3
SWK 313Orientation to Gerontology3

Courses

A&S 100. Introduction to Peer Mentoring. 1 Credit.

This seminar will serve as an introduction to the Peer Mentor program in the College of Arts & Sciences and will include needed training modules for that program. Prerequisite: Successful application to the College of Arts & Sciences Peer Mentor program; must obtain permission number from instructor. SS.

A&S 250. Arts & Sciences. 1-4 Credits.

Repeatable to 21 credits.

A&S 251. Study in Canada. 1-12 Credits.

One to twelve credits in any one semester (repeatable with permission of the student's academic department); a course load required to maintain full-time status; at least Sophomore status required; GPA of at least 2.50; must become familiar with Canadian study procedures, application, credit transfer and other matters as outlined in the Study Abroad Handbook; courses to be taken during a study in Canada must have pre-approval from student's academic department. Prerequisites: Sophomore status or higher and a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Repeatable. F,S,SS.

A&S 252. Introduction to Canadian Studies. 3 Credits.

An interdisciplinary, team-taught course focusing on the historical, geographical, socio-cultural, literary, political, economic, and international qualities that make Canada and its communities both vibrant and unique. F.

A&S 294. Directed Studies. 1-4 Credits.

Specially arranged individual tutorials, projects, or reading programs on a variety of subjects not covered by regular departmental offerings. May be initiated by students with approval of dean and departments involved, provided appropriate faculty members are willing. Repeatable as topics vary to 8 credits. Repeatable to 8 credits.

A&S 299. Special Topics. 1-4 Credits.

Specially arranged seminars or courses on a variety of subjects not covered by regular departmental offerings. May be initiated by students with approval of dean and departments involved, provided appropriate faculty members are willing. Repeatable. On demand.

A&S 351. Introduction to Law and Legal Studies. 3 Credits.

Segments on Contracts, Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, and Torts, taught in customary law school manner to acquaint undergraduates and others interested in exploring a career in the legal profession with law school methodology and legal analysis.

A&S 497. Internship. 1-4 Credits.

This internship is a short-term work experience emphasizing hands-on learning that is not covered by regular departmental offerings. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to 12 credits. F,S,SS.

A&S 499. Special Topics. 1-4 Credits.

Specially arranged seminars or courses on a variety of subjects not covered by regular departmental offerings. May be initiated by students with approval of dean and departments involved, provided appropriate faculty members are willing. Repeatable as topics vary. Repeatable.

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